Current Offerings

Below is a sample of our current offerings:

Patent portfolio relating to on-screen command controls for manipulating objects in a consistent manner.  The patented technology is applicable to the Human Machine Interface (HMI) on any device that accept user input for on-screen objects, such as smartphones, tablets, laptops, desktops, control panel displays for manufacturing, home devices and appliances, or any other suitable device.   

 

  • Patent No.
  • Title
  • 7,055,110
  • Common on-screen zone for menu activation and stroke input
  • 7,164,410
  • Manipulating an on-screen object using zones surrounding the object
  • 8,286,101
  • Manipulating an on-screen object using zones surrounding the object

Patent portfolio that provides a method of transmitting electronic communication where the sender includes an instruction set with the electronic communication. A sending computer encrypts the electronic communication and sends both the encrypted communication and the instruction set to a receiving computer. The instruction set executes a set of pre-determined operations designed to protect the content of the electronic communication if an unauthorized recipient attempts to access the contents.

  • Patent No.
  • Title
  • 6,968,458
  • Apparatus and method for providing secure communication on a network
  • 8,578,173
  • Apparatus and method for providing secure communication on a network

Patent portfolio relating to wireless network services, including: Cellular service over a CATV network; Wireless over PON (passive optical network); Load balancing for a wireless network; and Identifying the location of an indoor mobile telephone.

  • Patent No.
  • Title
  • 7,403,742
  • Multi-band cellular service over CATV network
  • 9,554,284
  • Wireless over PON
  • 8,036,675
  • Load balancing in wireless networks
  • 9,179,279
  • Method and device for identifying the location of an indoor mobile telephone user

Patent portfolio related to mounting software, files, games, information, data from portable storage devices to be played on game consoles.  Generally, the Portfolio enables the prompt mounting of a game using asynchronous localization technologies to simulate a portable storage device as the internal hard disk in a game console (e.g., stations, boxes, PCs, virtual reality headsets, etc.)

  • Patent No.
  • Title
  • 9,205,323
  • Localization system for mounting game in portable storage device on game console and method therefor
  • 9,162,141
  • Localization system for mounting game in portable storage device on game console and method therefor
  • 9,442,634
  • Localization system for mounting game in portable storage device on game console and method therefor

Patent portfolio related to video streaming and targeted advertising, particularly the creation of video previews, layouts, and prioritization of playback.

  • Patent No.
  • Title
  • 9,589,594
  • Generation of layout of videos
  • 9,244,600
  • Video preview creation with audio
  • 9,349,413
  • User interface for video preview creation
  • 9,530,452
  • Video preview creation with link
  • 8,880,623
  • Prioritization in a continuous video playback experience
  • 8,204,280
  • Method and system for determining attraction in online communities

Patent portfolio related to speech recognition in a natural language query system, architecture, and method.  The user may interact with the natural language query system in a number of ways simultaneously.  The natural language query system utilizes multiple inputs to create context from which a voice and/or proximity-based search is performed.  Using natural language processing, the patented technologies not only can understand the voice, but also return answers to questions or other queries that are being asked given the context from which the queries are provided.

  • Patent No.
  • Title
  • 7,376,645
  • Multimodal natural language query system and architecture for processing voice and proximity-based queries
  • 7,873,654
  • Multimodal natural language query system for processing and analyzing voice and proximity-based queries
  • 8,150,872
  • Multimodal natural language query system for processing and analyzing voice and proximity-based queries
  • 9,223,776
  • Multimodal natural language query system for processing and analyzing voice and proximity-based queries

Patent portfolio generally related to securing a computer system from software viruses and other malicious code by intercepting attempts by the malicious code to write data to a storage device. The patented technologies intercept the write access requests made by programs and verify that the program is authorized to write before letting the write proceed.

  • Patent No.
  • Title
  • 7,664,92
  • System and method to secure a computer system by selective control of write access to a data storage medium

Patent portfolio for continuous transdermal monitoring by any type of system for measuring vital body signs such as a pulse oximetry, on an individual while the individual is in motion. The measurement may be intermittent or it may be by constant measurement. The method may include taking the measurement of the subject by interval measurement which includes measuring an acceleration or deceleration of a body part of a subject, determining whether the acceleration or deceleration is within a minimum range, and signaling the instrument such as a pulse oximeter to take a reading.

  • Patent No.
  • Title
  • 9,339,237
  • Continuous transdermal monitoring system and method
  • 9,339,236
  • Continuous transdermal monitoring system and method
  • 9,107,644
  • Continuous transdermal monitoring system and method

Patent relating to a web-based digital menu board content creation and management system that permits rapid and simple production of customized electronic digital displays from a plurality of configurable, dynamic templates. Playback of the content is readily facilitated through a content player that enables dynamic content updating and tracking of content display periods for purposes of advertising data collection.

  • Patent No.
  • Title
  • 9,575,614
  • Integrated content display system and method

Patent for facilitating e-commerce in the service industry by affording interaction between service consumers and service providers via centralized hub.  The patent provides for the processing and managing of services transactions between businesses and consumers.

  • Patent No.
  • Title
  • 7,752,080
  • System and method for interactively providing services through a central hub

Patent portfolio related to providing content to a user via communications between a content provider and a user over a plurality of disparate communication channels. 

 

  • Patent No.
  • Title
  • 9,432,746
  • Method and system for delivery of immersive content over communication networks

Patent portfolio for transaction management and processing for any type of transaction between providers and consumers of information services. 

  • Patent No.
  • Title
  • 7,426,730
  • Method and system for generalized and adaptive transaction processing between uniform information services and applications

Patent portfolio for a Location-Based System (LBS). These systems are used to identify the location of mobile or wireless devices and initiate and maintain a communication link with such a device. The technology uses a physical location system (PLS), such as the well-known Global Positioning Satellite System (GPS) or relative position system, to determine a communication unit’s location in two or three dimensions. It is configured for radiotelephonic calls through intermediary communications satellite systems, cellular systems or other mobile systems, and land line systems based on location of the called telephone or on a caller defined estimated area surrounding the desired unit to be reached.

 

  • Patent No.
  • Title
  • 7,233,795
  • Location based communication system

Patent portfolio allowing a marketer or provider of a product or service to dynamically control links associated with the product or service so as to increase or maximize the likelihood that a consumer will buy the product or service.

  • Patent No.
  • Title
  • 9,043,333
  • Systems and methods for directing access to products and services
  • 8,954,836
  • Systems and methods for directing access to products and services

Patent portfolio related to search engines, particularly for generating a ranked index of web pages using network analysis to identify particular patterns of connectivity between web pages on the World Wide Web.

 

  • Patent No.
  • Title
  • 8,125,922
  • Method and apparatus for generating a ranked index of web pages

Patent portfolio for smart eyewear and video calling technology.

 

  • Patent No.
  • Title
  • 7,035,897
  • Wireless augmented reality communication system
  • 8,633,869
  • Wireless augmented reality communication system
  • 8,736,517
  • Wireless augmented reality communication system
  • 8,933,863
  • Wireless augmented reality communication system
  • 9,479,726
  • Wireless augmented reality communication system

Patent related to a multipoint communication protocol for use in wireless networks such as, but not limited to, automated meter reading (AMR) systems. The patented technologies result in a multipoint communication system with greater transmission range and increased bandwidth, that can accommodate a much larger number of transponders per data collection device.

  • Patent No.
  • Title
  • 7,808,938
  • Very narrow band multipoint communication system

Technology that provides for comprehensive reinforcement of human behavior by capturing environmental information for participants and reinforcing their daily choices in their environments. Unique applications of technology are used to record, reinforce and document the desired behavior activities of participants in order to track, promote, encourage and further reward the desired behavior.

  • Patent No.
  • Title
  • 8,560,344
  • Behavior monitoring and reinforcement system and method
  • 8,374,888
  • Behavior monitoring and reinforcement system and method

Patent portfolio for using mobile geolocation data to determine audience characteristics at an event based on the analysis of mobile phone tracking and mobile data transmissions.

 

  • Patent No.
  • Title
  • 9,326,099
  • System and method for determining audience characteristics of a music concert based on mobile phone tracking and mobile data transmissions
  • 9,122,749
  • Internet based system and method for wagering on an artist
  • 9,323,836
  • Internet based method and system for ranking artist using a popularity profile

Patent portfolio relating to wearable augmented reality technologies. Specifically, the portfolio relates to a highly integrated radio communication system with a multimedia co-processor which allows true two-way multimedia (video, audio, data) access as well as real-time biomedical monitoring in a pager-sized portable access unit.

  • Patent No.
  • Title
  • 8,633,869
  • Wireless augmented reality communication system
  • 8,933,863
  • Wireless augmented reality communication system
  • 7,035,897
  • Wireless augmented reality communication system
  • 8,736,517
  • Wireless augmented reality communication system

Patent portfolio relating to electro-optical technologies, including the direct connect of an optical fiber to a chip, thereby dramatically increasing throughput. The portfolio also relates to router and switch architectures.

  • Patent No.
  • Title
  • 9,304,272
  • EO device for processing data signals
  • 8,325,403
  • Optical programmable matrix processor
  • 8,392,487
  • Programmable matrix processor
  • 9,363,173
  • Router and switch architecture
  • 8,920,045
  • Systems and methods for providing controlled independent float mechanisms for optical connectors
  • 8,972,828
  • High speed interconnect protocol and method
  • 9,319,310
  • Distributed switchless interconnect
  • 9,215,517
  • Switching Clos network universal element
  • 9,197,541
  • Router with passive interconnect and distributed switchless switching
  • 9,277,300
  • Passive connectivity optical module

Portfolio of 11 patents covering various fuel cell technologies.

  • Patent No.
  • Title
  • 5,759,712
  • Surface replica fuel cell for micro fuel cell electrical power pack
  • 6,326,097
  • Micro-fuel cell power devices
  • 6,544,400
  • Portable chemical hydrogen hydride system
  • 6,605,381
  • Polymer-electrolyte membrane fuel cell
  • 6,630,266
  • Diffusion fuel ampoules for fuel cells
  • 6,645,651
  • Fuel generator with diffusion ampoules for fuel cells
  • 6,783,883
  • Gas-proof assembly composed of a bipolar plate and a membrane-electrode unit of polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells
  • 6,808,834
  • Fuel cell stack with cooling fins and use of expanded graphite in fuel cells
  • 6,890,675
  • Method of operating a fuel cell system, and fuel cell system operable accordingly
  • 7,169,494
  • Fuel cell arrangement and method for operation thereof
  • 7,318,976
  • Electrodes with adjustable gas permeability, and method of producing such electrodes

Patent portfolio related to solutions to identify, locate and manage inappropriate Internet content and usage within a network or groups of Internet users.

  • Patent No.
  • Title
  • 6,065,055
  • Inappropriate site management software
  • 6,389,472
  • Method and system for identifying and locating inappropriate content

A large portfolio of US and foreign patents covering a wide range of products having antimicrobial properties. Examples include wallboard, cementitious compositions (such as grouts and cements), polymers, melamine, water filtration, among others. A few example patents are listed below.

  • Patent No.
  • Title
  • 6,767,647
  • Antimicrobial wallboard
  • 7,223,443
  • Antimicrobial cementitious composition
  • 7,507,281
  • Antimicrobial cementitious composition, method and article