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US-8,682,079 Automatic extraction of built-up footprints from high resolution overhead imagery through manipulation of...
A system for automatically extracting or isolating structures or areas of interest (e.g., built-up structures such as buildings, houses, shelters, tents;...
US-8,682,064 Building change detection apparatus, building change detection method and program
A building change detection apparatus detects a change in a building in a predetermined area on a map between a first time point and a second time point later...
US-8,681,661 Limiting MAC address learning on access network switches
A LAN includes a CORE switch linked to some number of TOR switches, and each of the TOR switches are linked directly to some number of host devices. Each of the...
US-8,681,495 Media device having a piezoelectric fan
A media device includes at least one piezoelectric fan selectively located to draw or urge air past one or more electrical components, such as an integrated...
US-8,681,153 Map display method used to enhance the display of a building by showing several levels of this building
This method is used to enhance the display of a building (SC) showing several levels (T, F1, F2, F3) of this building, without hiding a portion of the map. It...
US-8,679,627 Multi-component fibers having enhanced reversible thermal properties and methods of manufacturing thereof
Multi-component fibers having enhanced reversible thermal properties and methods of manufacturing thereof are described. In one embodiment, a multi-component...
US-8,679,281 Method of making a building material having a selvage edge
A method of forming a building material with a pre-applied adhesive, the method comprising the steps of manipulating a first membrane and a second membrane to...
US-8,679,040 Intention-based therapy device and method
A method for controlling movement using an active powered device including an actuator, joint position sensor, muscle stress sensor, and control system. The...
US-8,678,805 System and method for layerwise production of a tangible object
A system and method for layer-by-layer production of an object is provided. The system includes a construction shape having a carrying surface adapted for...
US-8,678,756 System and method for re-building a pump
In accordance with one embodiment of the present disclosure, a method may include installing a first seal around a motor shaft. The method may also include...
US-8,678,069 Photovoltaic blind window
The present invention relates to a building integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) system, and more specifically, to a photovoltaic blind window having a photovoltaic...
US-8,677,984 Method and apparatus for tile cutting
A method and apparatus for cutting rigid, brittle articles such as tile used as a building material is improved by the capability to make both straight and...
US-8,677,719 Low-cost, energy-efficient building panel assemblies comprised of load and non-load bearing substituent panels
This invention relates to building materials and methods. A building assembly for constructing a building includes load bearing structural panels joined and...
US-8,677,718 Retrofit mounting clip for an exterior building surface
A replacement exterior surface, for example a replacement roof, is supported by a retrofit system including wooden structural members of dimensional lumber and...
US-8,677,715 Building elements and building system using such elements
A building element is in the form of hollow brick having a plane major face and dovetailed projections on an opposite major face for slotting together with...
US-8,677,708 Wall, roof and building structures
A wall structure includes first and second panels joined to form a stud and a first wall layer. A fastener extends through the first wall layer and into the...
US-8,677,706 Building wall with fluid ducts as energy barriers
The invention relates to a wall or roof surface element comprising a temperature barrier layer and an extremely thin external insulating layer. Alternatively,...
US-8,677,537 Door breaching tool with sledge hammer and rake
A breaching tool for use by law enforcement or emergency personnel has at one end of its handle a sledge hammer and a multi-toothed rake effective to scrape and...
US-D701,503 Portable display device with animated graphical user interface
US-D701,502 Portable display device with graphical user interface
US-8,677,377 Method and apparatus for building an intelligent automated assistant
A method and apparatus are provided for building an intelligent automated assistant. Embodiments of the present invention rely on the concept of "active...
US-8,677,376 Expressing equivalency relationships with identity graphs across multiple environments to create change list to...
A synchronization system is described herein that synchronizes two environments by correctly matching identity objects in a source environment with related...
US-8,677,329 Methods and apparatuses for a compiler server
A method and an apparatus that instructs a compiler server to build or otherwise obtain a compiled code corresponding to a compilation request received from an...
US-8,677,316 Enforcement of architectural design during software development
Architectural design intent for software is represented in some type of concrete form. A set of computable rules are inferred from the representation of the...
US-8,677,315 Continuous deployment system for software development
Examples of a continuous deployment system are provided that manage and track releases of software code, where some or all of the steps between check-in and...
US-8,677,297 Low-overhead multi-patterning design rule check
Roughly described, a system enables quick and accurate depiction to a user of multi-patterning layout violations so that they may be corrected manually and in...
US-8,677,279 Visual hierarchy explorer
A method and a system are described that involve generating a graphical tree hierarchy of a data structure and its accompanying metadata. In one embodiment, the...
US-8,677,256 Graphic-based electronic signature management system and method
A computer-implemented system for managing an electronic signature is provided. A data collector receives one or more contact information items. A signature...
US-8,677,169 Session redundancy using a replay model
A mechanism for synchronizing states of components in a first routing engine to corresponding components in a second routing engine is provided. In order to...
US-8,677,161 Optimizing power consumption and performance in a hybrid computer environment
A method for optimizing efficiency and power consumption in a hybrid computer system is disclosed. The hybrid computer system may comprise one or more front-end...
US-8,677,118 Automated kernel hook module building
Building a kernel hook module (KHM) on a build machine in an automated manner uses a script file to control the process. A user requests a KHM for a particular...
US-8,676,852 Process and apparatus for selecting an item from a database
The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for selecting database items from a database, where the database items are indexed by a list of item...
US-8,676,793 Systems and methods of building and using custom word lists
Standard word lists that are often used for such operations as predictive text, spell checking, and word completion are based on general linguistic data that...
US-8,676,737 Detecting missing cases in business rules
A missing case of a fixed scope can be detected among a plurality of business rules of unrestricted forms. According to one or more embodiments, the described...
US-8,676,733 Using a model tree of group tokens to identify an object in an image
Object recognition techniques are disclosed that provide both accuracy and speed. One embodiment of the present invention is an identification system. The...
US-8,676,708 Methods and apparatus for facilitating a financial transaction
A method is provided for authorizing a financial transaction of a consumer, comprising: issuing a card to a cardholder by a card-issuing financial institution;...
US-8,676,629 System and methods for retail forecasting utilizing forecast model accuracy criteria, holdout samples and...
Computer-implemented systems and methods are provided to perform accuracy analysis with respect to forecasting models, wherein the forecasting models provide...
US-8,676,623 Building directory aided navigation
A navigation system utilizes building directories to aid navigation. A mobile device, such as a mobile phone, captures an image of a building directory. The...
US-8,676,612 System for adjusting insurance for a building structure through the incorporation of selected technologies
A method and computerized system is disclosed for managing the underwriting, quoting and binding an insurance policy with regard to the technology used to...
US-8,676,561 Analysis method for turbine-generator torsional vibrations affected by power transmission system
An analysis method for turbine-generator torsional vibrations affected by power transmission system, which is processed by a computer system with a simulation...
US-8,676,558 Method of automatically controlling the trajectory of a drilled well
Steering behavior model can include build rate and/or turn rate equations to model bottom-hole assembly behavior. Build and/or turn rate equations can be...
US-8,676,384 Building management system with active building skin, an environmental resource collector for use in such a...
A building management system (100) comprises a measurement system for measuring a demand for resources inside the building and a collecting system for...
US-8,676,259 Wireless communications interface
A wireless communications interface couples wireless service to conventional wireline phone appliances. In one embodiment, the wireless communications interface...
US-8,675,920 Fall detection and reporting technology
Fall detection and reporting technology, in which output from at least one sensor configured to sense, in a room of a building, activity associated with a...
US-8,675,846 System and method for providing voice messaging with dynamic content
A system and method for creating and distributing messages including dynamic content is provided. In one form, an entity provides a plurality of content...
US-8,675,672 Hierarchical cluster tree overlay network
A Hierarchical Cluster Tree (HCT) overlay network reflects underlying physical network topology including inter-node distances (e.g., hop count), and an HCT...
US-8,675,357 Data center aisle containment system utilizing a movable sash that is integral to the computer rack cabinet
An embodiment includes a transparent sash mounted integral to the perforated doors on racks which hold computer servers typically installed in data centers. The...
US-8,674,831 Security systems with adaptive subsystems networked through barrier modules and armored building modules
Security systems may include sensing, networked communications, stealth, alarms, and countermeasures, any or all of which may adapt to threats. These systems...
US-8,674,616 Distributed illumination system
The present invention introduces a new class of lightweight tile-based illumination systems for uses wherein thin directionally-illuminating light distributing...
US-8,674,134 Oligomer functionalized nanotubes and composites formed therewith
Disclosed herein is a sequential functionalization methodology for the covalent modification of nanotubes with between one and four repeat units of a polymer....
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