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Dynamic enforcement of privacy settings by a social networking system on information shared with an external system

Date/App# patent app List of recent Sit-related patents
08/21/14
20140237690
 Afm-coupled microscale radiofrequency probe for magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy patent thumbnailAfm-coupled microscale radiofrequency probe for magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy
The present disclosure is discloses the development of a new device, system, and method that combines advantages of magnetic resonance and atomic force microscopy technologies, and the utility of the new device, system, and method for a wide range of biomedical and clinical researchers. According to one aspect of the present disclosure, a device for micro-scale spectroscopy is disclosed.
08/21/14
20140237689
 Metabolic regulators patent thumbnailMetabolic regulators
The present invention provides metabolic regulators, which are proteins (such as fusion proteins, truncated proteins or full-length proteins) that bind to specific metabolites and which can be used to control the availability of the metabolites in cells, particularly plant cells. Proteins of the invention include one or more metabolic regulator proteins, can be truncated or full length, can further comprise a transmembrane domain or lipoylation site or can further comprise a transit peptide.
08/21/14
20140237681
 Methods and compositions for targeted polynucleotide modification patent thumbnailMethods and compositions for targeted polynucleotide modification
A variety of methods and compostions are provided, including methods and compositions for targeted modification of a specific target site in a cell or organism, methods for integrating polynucleotides of interest, methods to assess promoter activity, directly select transformed organisms, minimize or eliminate expression resulting from random integration into the genome of an organism, such as a plant, remove polynucleotides of interest, combine multiple transfer cassettes, invert or excise a polynucleotide, silence a gene, and identify and/or characterize transcriptional regulating regions. The methods involve the introduction of a cell proliferation factor and a double-strand break-inducing enzyme into an organism..
08/21/14
20140237618
 Dynamic enforcement of privacy settings by a social networking system on information shared with an external system patent thumbnailDynamic enforcement of privacy settings by a social networking system on information shared with an external system
An external system (such as a website) that interacts with users communicates with a social networking system to access information about the users, who may also be users of the social networking system. If a privacy setting is changed in the social networking system, and the change applies to information that has been shared with an external system, the change is enforced at the external system.
08/21/14
20140237617
 Origin and custody of copies from a stored electronic record verified page by page patent thumbnailOrigin and custody of copies from a stored electronic record verified page by page
A method of authenticating a copy of a multi-page document, which includes digitizing a said multi-page document to generate one or more digitized files that together comprise a digitized transcript. A mark that is unique to the preparer of the document, such as a signature, is prepared and digitized.
08/21/14
20140237612
 Privacy setting implementation in a co-browsing environment patent thumbnailPrivacy setting implementation in a co-browsing environment
Embodiments described herein provide systems and method for implementing privacy control in a co-browsing environment. In a particular embodiment, a method provides receiving an instruction in a co-browsing server to initiate a co-browsing session for a website with a first client and a second client.
08/21/14
20140237610
 Method and system for distributed control of user privacy preferences patent thumbnailMethod and system for distributed control of user privacy preferences
A system and method for managing user data preferences across multiple online sites and applications. A privacy center can be configured to include a user interface and an application programming interface (api).
08/21/14
20140237585
 Use of virtual network interfaces and a websocket based transport mechanism to realize secure node-to-site and site-to-site virtual private network solutions patent thumbnailUse of virtual network interfaces and a websocket based transport mechanism to realize secure node-to-site and site-to-site virtual private network solutions
Techniques are provided herein for enabling a virtual private network (vpn) using a bidirectional, full duplex transport channel configured to send and receive application layer data packets. At a source network device that hosts a vpn client, the vpn client is configured with a bidirectional, full duplex transport channel that is configured to send and receive open systems interconnection application layer data packets.
08/21/14
20140237542
 Remedial action against malicious code at a client facility patent thumbnailRemedial action against malicious code at a client facility
Aspects of this invention may relate to a malicious application remedial action request application where a network site interaction may be requested from a client computing facility; the network site interaction from the client computing facility may be determined to be unacceptable based on an acceptance policy at a gateway facility; access to the network site from the client computing facility may be denied; information relating to the attempted interaction with the network site may be sent from the gateway facility to the client computing facility, wherein the information may indicate that the attempted interaction occurred; and the client computing facility may interpret the information relating to the attempted interaction, determine whether the attempted interaction was the result of an automatically generated request, and take remedial action in the event that the attempted interaction was the result of the automatically generated request.. .
08/21/14
20140237531
 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, program, and server apparatus patent thumbnailInformation processing apparatus, information processing method, program, and server apparatus
Solving means there is provided an information processing apparatus including: a broadcast processing unit that receives and processes a broadcast resource constituted of a plurality of types of media information; and a controller that acquires an application information table which stores information requisite for activating an application that can use the broadcast resource and first definition information for specifying the type of the media information of the broadcast resource usable by the application, and judges whether the broadcast resource can be used by the application in a unit of the media information.. .
08/21/14
20140237497
Systems and methods for automated media programming (amp)
Automated media programming (amp) systems and methods are provided. In one embodiment of an amp system, a computer server is communicatively coupled to the internet and provides a website for enabling uploading of media content, sorting the media content, and downloading the media content.
08/21/14
20140237493
Method and system for remote video monitoring and remote video broadcast
A method for subscribing users to a video monitoring service and video broadcast service are disclosed. Viewers can login to a secure website run by a server in the cloud to remotely view streamed video images from one or more portable video monitoring devices.
08/21/14
20140237492
Systems and methods for automated media programming (amp)
Automated media programming (amp) systems and methods are provided. In one embodiment of an amp system, a computer server is communicatively coupled to the internet and provides a website for enabling uploading of media content, sorting the media content, and downloading the media content.
08/21/14
20140237487
Complex event processing for dynamic data
A complex event processing system and method of operation are disclosed. The system includes, in one example, a monitor configured to detect, from measurements received from one or more data streams, observations relating to the measurements, and interpretations of the observations, a plurality, an occurrence of an event, and a state transition engine configured to receive the event and, based at least in part on the event, determine a current state of a particular entity of a dynamic system based on a state model as well as a next state of the particular entity to which the state model should transition, wherein the particular entity of the dynamic system is associated with the event.
08/21/14
20140237482
Computational resource management
Computational tasks are completed using third-party (user) devices. The tasks are delivered to a computational resource manager (broker) by a task originator.
08/21/14
20140237459
Method for exploiting massive parallelism
A method of statically testing dependence in a dataflow program is provided, the method comprising receiving a dataflow program which provides parameters, including consumption rates, production rates on connections between actors in the program and a number of initial samples (delays) on the connections, generating from the parameters a model of a precedence graph for the dataflow program representing dependence constraints between distinct firings of the number of actors. For the model, determining a feedback distance between multiple firings of a same actor, determining sets of parallel regions comprising a given number of actor firings of a same actor, composing mutually independent component regions comprising at least a part of the sets of parallel regions, and composing one or more composite regions comprising one or more component regions and/or one or more sets of parallel regions, being composed so that a pre-determined criteria is satisfied..
08/21/14
20140237448
Bi-directional linking of product build information
Software product build information is bi-directionally linked. At least a first build instance of the software product is built and the first build instance is published by a supplier build repository.
08/21/14
20140237440
Methods, systems, and articles of manufacture for implementing electronic circuit designs with simulation awareness
Disclosed are methods, systems, and articles of manufacture for implementing electronic designs with simulation awareness. A schematic is identified or created and simulated at the schematic level to characterize the functional behavior of the circuit or to ensure the circuit design meets the required design specifications.
08/21/14
20140237363
Multi-take compositing of digital media assets
Methods, graphical user interfaces, computer apparatus and computer readable medium for producing media content are disclosed. For example, a user of a computing device can utilize the methods, graphical user interfaces, computer apparatus, and computer readable medium to edit the media content.
08/21/14
20140237361
Dynamic interactive entertainment venue
Disclosed are various embodiments of systems and methods for generating composite mediasets from mediasets, each comprising media items, associated with a plurality of users. In some embodiments, individual and/or group recommendations are provided for creating a group playlist by aggregating user taste data for a plurality of users in a group.
08/21/14
20140237336
System and method for managing content on a network interface
The disclosed invention is a system and method (collectively the “system”) for the automated management of content on a network interface. The network interface can be a web site on the world wide web, an internet location, an intranet location, an extranet location, or some other form of network interface (collectively “web site”).
08/21/14
20140237250
Registration and network access control
In embodiments of registration and network access control, an initially unconfigured network interface device can be registered and configured as an interface to a public network for a client device. In another embodiment, a network interface device can receive a network access request from a client device to access a secure network utilizing extensible authentication protocol (eap), and the request is communicated to an authentication service to authenticate a user of the client device based on user credentials.
08/21/14
20140237139
Per-request control of dns behavior
In various embodiments, a user or subscriber of a domain name system (dns) service that provides various dns resolution options or features, such as misspelling redirection, parental filters, domain blocking, or phishing protection through the dns process, can influence how requests for domain name (dns) information are handled on a per-request basis. The user or subscriber may configure the dns client software of their personal computer or configure their broadband router to provide control information to a dns server with dns resolution options that enables the dns server to resolve dns queries with the dns resolution options on a per-request basis.
08/21/14
20140237109
Techniques for determining a mobile application download attribution
A proxy server and a method for determining a mobile application download attribution are provided. The method includes identifying an application downloaded from an application repository to a mobile device; analyzing previously logged requests sent from the mobile device to identify a most recent request directed to the application repository from the mobile device; analyzing the identified most recent request to detect a source that causes the application download and at least one identifier of the application; determining the download attribution respective of the source that causes the application download; and generating an application metadata respective of the download attribution and the application identifiers.
08/21/14
20140237098
Organizing social activity information on a site
A system and method for organizing social activity information on a website is disclosed. The system comprises a feed serving module and a presentation module.
08/21/14
20140237091
Method and system of network discovery
The invention comprises a method of discovering certificate resources using internal and external sensor agents. This information is correlated to create an extensive network map and detect potential phishing threats.
08/21/14
20140237070
Network-attached storage management in a cloud environment
Embodiments of the present invention provide an automated network-attached storage (nas) management system in a cloud computing environment. Specifically, a server communicates with network storage clients via a network connection.
08/21/14
20140237051
Neighbor to neighbor relay in a geo-spatial environment
A method and system of neighbor to neighbor relay in a geo-spatial environment are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method of managing a community network, using a process and a memory, includes obtaining member data associated with a member of the community network from a member repository, and determining a location of a member based on the member data from a geo-spatial repository.
08/21/14
20140237028
Methods, systems and devices for automatic linking of activity tracking devices to user devices
Methods, systems and devices are provided for automatically linking a device to an activity tracking device. One method includes obtaining, at the device, a identifier from a website.
08/21/14
20140236992
Repository content analysis and management
A repository content analysis and management system includes a periodic searching device connected to a repository, a content analysis heuristic engine for non-trivial assessment of content returned by the searching device, a processing engine to transform content detected through assessment, and a file management device to manage the operations on content to and from the repository.. .
08/21/14
20140236954
System and method for automating categorization and aggregation of content from network sites
A plurality of content items are retrieved from multiple network sites. Content from each content item is programmatically analyzed in order to associate that content item with one or more categories.
08/21/14
20140236951
Organizing books by series
Book information describing a plurality of books is analyzed to identify the plurality of books described in the book information and create book records for the respective ones of identified books. A given book record contains fields describing attributes of a respective one of the plurality of books derived from the book information.
08/21/14
20140236946
Neighborhood block communication method and system
A method and system of communication in a neighborhood block includes obtaining member data associated with a first member of the community network and determining a first location associated with the first member based on the member data, where the first location is a neighborhood address. The method and system further include storing the member data in a member repository, determining a first number of points associated with the first member, wherein points are connections of members with each other through social links, and obtaining a first region of communication for the first member based on the first location and the first number of points.
08/21/14
20140236917
Processor engine, integrated circuit and method therefor
A processor engine for affecting at least one authorised website's position on at least one internet search engine's page ranking is described. The processor engine comprises at least one processor arranged to: identify a target list comprising at least one authorised website that is to be promoted; open a web browser; access an internet search engine on the first web browser; load at least a part of at least one search term into the internet search engine running on the web browser; associate at least the part of the at least one search term with the at least one authorised website on the target list; close the web browser, and repeat a plurality of times, the operations of open, access, load, associate, and close, thereby affecting the at least one authorised website's position on the internet search engine's page ranking..
08/21/14
20140236890
Multi-site clustering
According to various embodiments, techniques are described for managing data within a multi-site clustered data intake and query system. A data intake and query system as described herein generally refers to a system for collecting, retrieving, and analyzing data.
08/21/14
20140236889
Site-based search affinity
According to various embodiments, techniques are described for managing data within a multi-site clustered data intake and query system. A data intake and query system as described herein generally refers to a system for collecting, retrieving, and analyzing data.
08/21/14
20140236875
Machine learning for real-time adaptive website interaction
Apparatuses, systems, methods, and computer program products are disclosed for website interaction. An input module is configured to receive information from multiple sources.
08/21/14
20140236866
Systems and methods for providing share assessment data with price and value analysis
A computer-implemented method for providing share assessment data, the method including: maintaining access to a repository of data for a plurality of shares, wherein the data includes, for each share: (e) data indicative of a share price rating; and (f) data indicative of a share quality rating; and providing a client interface configured to display a plurality of charts, wherein each chart provides, for each of a selection of the shares, respective graphical markers thereby to illustrate the attributes of each share in the selection relative to a set of assessment dimensions; wherein, for each share, the graphical marker has a visual feature determined by the relationship between the respective share price rating and share quality rating; and wherein for each share the graphical marker has the same or a corresponding visual feature across the plurality of charts.. .
08/21/14
20140236865
Licensed electronic investment portfolio management bidding system
A licensed electronic investment portfolio management bidding system running on a computing device comprises of a website interface allowing an owner of investment portfolios to list their investment portfolio in a directory or post the investment portfolio in an investment marketplace. Approved financial advisors may submit requests to manage an investment portfolio listed or bid on a listed investment portfolio.
08/21/14
20140236840
Payepos card or payepos top up card
Payepos card or payepos top up card is a card to send and receive money is a most robust way to curb payments fraud. This is a magnetic swipe card with 16 or more digit card number, barcode, pin or security code etc.
08/21/14
20140236808
Social networking system for users having portable electronic devices with gps capabilities and its associated method of operation
A system and method of operating a social network for individuals who have portable electronic devices that can calculate location using gps signals. A website is provided.
08/21/14
20140236798
Method and system for initiating and clearing trades
A system and method are provided for facilitating the exchange of data between one or more price providers and customers who communicate with the price providers through various portals, each of which may use it own data format. In transmitting data from customer to price provider, the data output from each portal is normalized to a standardized format and then transmitted to the appropriate price provider(s) where the data exchanged with the various portals can be viewed by a trader at a single display or can be exchanged with an automated pricing engine.
08/21/14
20140236785
Systems and methods for telecommunication expense management
Systems and methods for telecommunication expense management are provided. A distributed platform including a user support site, multiple user databases and customized user applications is provided to enable organizations to better manage their telecommunication services and expenses.
08/21/14
20140236766
Identification of merchandise to be subsequently identified and delivered by a merchandise provider
Users may identify on an interactive network merchandise that they desire and merchandise providers may access the identified merchandise from time to time so as to provide merchandise that matches the identified merchandise. In one embodiment, merchandise providers may access merchandise requests from time to time and provide the requested merchandise, even if the merchandise had not been available at the time the request was initially posted.
08/21/14
20140236752
Electronic bond and guaranty process and business method
Disclosed is a method by which suretyship bonds and guaranties can be purchased and deployed over the internet in real time, providing automatic application evaluation and policy binding. The principal's credit card information is used in a repeating cycle of pre-authorized charges so that the card account serves as effective collateral.
08/21/14
20140236751
Methods and system for electronic commerce facility client-based presentation offer management
A method, system and computer readable medium for facilitating interactive electronic commerce transactions over an electronic commerce network between a plurality of sellers and a plurality of buyers via an independent service provider. A request is received from a seller over the electronic commerce network to generate an auction program process associated with the seller.
08/21/14
20140236746
Methods of facilitating merchant transactions using a computerized system including a set of titles
A method of facilitating a transaction between a merchant and a buyer using a computerized system including a set of titles. The method includes storing the set of titles in a merchant site corresponding to a set of products for sale; browsing the merchant site using a client device and selecting a product for purchase; and generating a payment slip title for the product including information relating to a payment amount and a buyer identifier.
08/21/14
20140236735
Displaying amount paid to website in user profile
Systems and methods are provided for increasing sponsorship amounts paid in connection with displaying content, such as increasing amounts paid by members to social networks and amounts paid by advertisers to search engines and other websites. According to embodiments, a sponsorship program can be used to highlight the wealth and dedication that some entities have by publishing the amounts those entities paid in connection with the content..
08/21/14
20140236728
Interactive service and advertising systems and methods
Systems and methods for providing interactive services and adaptive advertising in a retail environment such as a shopping mall are provided. One or more systems and a data network are used to provide services which in turn are used to collect information about users and user's preferences at a site area to adapt digital multimedia advertising content at that site.
08/21/14
20140236690
Method and system for electronic distribution of product redemption coupons
Provided is a method and system for the electronic distribution of coupons to user devices. A repository, such as an online service provider, stores packages of coupon data for downloading on demand.
08/21/14
20140236677
Method for providing consumer ratings
A technique of providing consumer ratings relates to the requesting from providers, consumer contact information for consumers receiving goods and/or services from the providers by an independent third-party rating service. In response to receiving the consumer contact information, sending of survey questionnaires to the consumers may then be accomplished.
08/21/14
20140236676
System for providing consumer ratings
A technique of providing consumer ratings relates to the requesting from providers, consumer contact information for consumers receiving goods and/or services from the providers by an independent third-party rating service. In response to receiving the consumer contact information, sending of survey questionnaires to the consumers may then be accomplished.
08/21/14
20140236669
Apparatus and method for identifying and employing visitation rates
Provided is a computer-implemented method that includes obtaining a user location dataset indicative of a location visited by a user, the user location dataset being based at least in part on a location signal received from a mobile computing device associated with the user, determining that the location visited corresponds to a geographic location of a place of interest, determining, using a computer, a visit count corresponding to the location dataset, adjusting a visit count for the place of interest to include the visit count corresponding to the location dataset, and storing the adjusted visit count for the place of interest in a visitation rate datastore.. .
08/21/14
20140236668
Method and apparatus for remote site monitoring
A method for remote site monitoring includes receiving data from a clinical data site, calculating a site-metric risk indicator for each metric, and aggregating the site-metric risk indicators to generate a site-level data quality score. The site-metric risk indicator is calculated using a metric risk profile, which is based on historic clinical study data and study data received from clinical data sites.
08/21/14
20140236649
Method and apparatus for performing remote operations in an issue tracking environment
Issues are linked to items that are external to the system installation to connect people, teams, and applications, in which users can share issues and search results with each other. Remote issue links connect issue tracking system issues to objects and pages in other instances, such as web applications.
08/21/14
20140236647
Method of generating a travel itinerary through search and interactive optimization of preferences
A method for building group travel itineraries includes providing web site associated with a web server, identifying a primary organizer for building a group travel itinerary through the web site, identifying one or more co-planners for building the group travel itinerary through the web site, collecting trip parameters from the primary organizer through the web site, collecting preferences from the one or more co-planners through the web site, building a plurality of group travel itineraries based on the trip parameters and the preferences using a decision engine associated with the web site, presenting the plurality of group travel itineraries to the primary organizer and the one or more co-planners through the web site, receiving feedback from the primary organizer and the one or more co-planners on the plurality of group travel itineraries through the web site, and determining a group travel itinerary using the feedback using the decision engine.. .
08/21/14
20140236645
Method and system for remote reservation of a parking space, and automated vehicle rental facility
The invention relates to a method for reserving a parking space for a vehicle at a remote site also known as a rental site, in the context of automated vehicle rental, said method including a so-called reservation phase (200) including the following steps: determining (204-208) a so-called available remote rental site, in which a parking space is available, sending (214) a reservation request for a parking space in said available remote rental site, said reservation request including an identification data item also known as an identifier, storing (220) said identifier associated with an available parking space, and modifying (220) the status of said parking space. The invention likewise relates to a system implementing such a method and a use of such a method and such a system for automated vehicle rental..
08/21/14
20140236640
Identification of merchandise to be subsequently identified and delivered by a merchandise provider
Users may identify on an interactive network merchandise that they desire and merchandise providers may access the identified merchandise from time to time so as to provide merchandise that matches the identified merchandise. In one embodiment, merchandise providers may access merchandise requests from time to time and provide the requested merchandise, even if the merchandise had not been available at the time the request was initially posted.
08/21/14
20140236630
System and methods for health analytics using electronic medical records
System and methods for collecting, sharing and analyzing data of electronic medical records (emrs) for improved health analytics. Quality of health care delivery is assessed and improved through use of data from emrs.
08/21/14
20140236624
Management system for personal health record
The management system for personal health record includes: a first server providing a web service for managing personal health records; a second server connected to the first server to transmit/receive data to/from each other and storing data provided from the first server; a first unit provided being portable, accessing the web service that the first server provides through connection to an internet-enabled terminal, receiving measurement data from a measuring device that measures a personal bio signal and storing the received measurement data as private data, and managing the private data according to whether user authentication is successful or not; and a second unit accessing the web service that the first server provides via an internet network, and managing personal health records on a web site provided through the web service according to whether user authentication is successful or not. If it is determined that personal health records stored in the first unit and the second server are different from each other, the first server synchronizes the first unit and the second server with the latest data among the data stored in the first unit and the second server..
08/21/14
20140236619
Automated reporting of payments made to patients for their participation in a clinical study in a blinded manner to the sponsor of the clinical study
An automated method and computer program product are provided for reporting payments made to patients for their participation in a clinical study in a blinded manner to the sponsor of the clinical study. The clinical study has a plurality of investigative sites which perform activities in accordance with the protocol of the clinical study.
08/21/14
20140236589
Mitigating audible cross talk
Audible crosstalk can be mitigated in a low-cost three-wire device having audio capability and/or voice applications. In some embodiments, a voltage can be introduced in a microphone power supply that is approximately the same as a measured noise voltage and the resulting voltage appearing at a microphone output can be optimized to mitigate the noise voltage and, thus, the presence of crosstalk.
08/21/14
20140236554
Generating a non-deterministic model of a process for a goal
A description of artifacts and services associated with an original version of a process is received. Component automata represent the artifacts and services that are automatically generated.
08/21/14
20140236532
Trailer length estimation
A vehicle has a wireless receiver located a predetermined distance from a trailer mount. A wireless transmitter on the trailer is located at an end of the trailer opposite the end that attaches to a trailer mount on the vehicle and communicates with the wireless receiver on the vehicle.
08/21/14
20140236510
Distributed battery management system and method of identification distribution using the same
A distributed battery management device and a method thereof are provided. The method comprises: receiving, by a battery management control module, a first identification distribution request from a first data acquisition module; activating, by the battery management control module, the first data acquisition module for monitoring one or more batteries; and sending, by the battery management control module, a first identification message corresponding to the first identification distribution request, to the first data acquisition module.
08/21/14
20140236485
Recoverable data acquisition system and method of sensing at least one parameter of a subterranean bore
A recoverable data acquisition system includes at least one sensor positionable within a tubular of a completion system that is recoverable therefrom. .
08/21/14
20140236477
Positioning system utilizing enhanced perception-based localization
A positioning system and method for determining a position of a machine on a worksite are disclosed. The method may store a map of the worksite which includes one or more known objects in the worksite.
08/21/14
20140236469
Onboard map display of positions of other aircraft flying in the vicinity of an individual aircraft
Onboard an individual aircraft, a map showing aircraft flying in the vicinity of the individual aircraft is displayed on a monitor. Navigation satellite technology, such as gps, onboard the individual aircraft is used to determine the position of the individual aircraft.
08/21/14
20140236456
Control apparatus for internal combustion engine
The invention relates to a control apparatus for an internal combustion engine (10) including a control target (60v, 52) that controls controlled variable (pim, regr). The control apparatus according to the invention is capable of selectively performing single control that is control for controlling the controlled variable to a target value thereof (pimt, regrt) without considering a change in the controlled variable that acts as a disturbance on the control of the controlled variable, and composite control that is control for controlling the controlled variable to the target value thereof in consideration of the change in the controlled variable that acts as the disturbance on the control of the controlled variable.
08/21/14
20140236445
Method for estimating tire parameters for a vehicle
A method for estimating tire parameters for a vehicle, including measuring a reference movement for the vehicle and modeling a model movement for the vehicle on the basis of a model that does not include the tire parameters to be estimated, and estimating the tire parameters of the vehicle on the basis of a juxtaposition of the reference movement and the model movement.. .
08/21/14
20140236424
Fluid delivery system
A system for a machine operating on a worksite is provided. The system includes an image capturing device configured to provide an image feed associated with a fluid dispensing arrangement of the machine.
08/21/14
20140236417
Method and system for securing a vehicle offered for rent, and vehicle rental facility implementing such a system or such a method
The invention relates to a method (200) for securing a traveling electric vehicle offered for rent; said method including the following steps: measuring (206) at least one value of at least one parameter relating to said vehicle, comparing (208) the value of said parameter to at least one predetermined value, and reporting (220) an anomaly, on the basis of the result of the comparison step; wherein the reporting step is initiated by a so-called central site remote from the vehicle. Said invention likewise relates to a system implementing such a method and an automated vehicle rental facility implementing such a method or such a system..
08/21/14
20140236299
Porous composite biomaterials and related methods
Synthetic composite materials for use, for example, as orthopedic implants are described herein. In one example, a composite material for use as a scaffold includes a thermoplastic polymer forming a porous matrix that has continuous porosity and a plurality of pores.
08/21/14
20140236294
Device and method for determining the grafting of a recipient tissue site
A device comprising a kit and a method for using the kit are disclosed that warn a surgeon that the maximal grafting capacity of a recipient tissue has been reached. The increase in interstitial pressure is measured at the recipient site using any of several pressure sensor devices during the grafting process to alert the surgeon to stop grafting once a critical level has been reached, or a sudden increase in pressure is detected, indicative of a maximum graft size..
08/21/14
20140236289
Prosthetic aortic heart valves
A prosthetic aortic valve includes an annular, annulus inflow portion that is designed to reside in or near the patient's native aortic valve annulus, and an annular, aortic outflow portion that is designed to reside in the patient's aorta downstream from at least a portion of the valsalva sinus. The annulus inflow portion and the aortic outflow portion are connected to one another by a plurality of connecting struts that are confined to regions near the commissures of the patient's native aortic valve.
08/21/14
20140236288
Valve prostheses
The prosthetic valves include valve fixation devices which secure the prosthetic valve to the wall of the vessel. In one embodiment, the prosthetic valves have at least one substantially rigid strut, at least two expandable fixation rings located about the circumference of the base of the apex of the valve, and one or more commissures and leaflets.
08/21/14
20140236283
Stent-based extra-venous support for venous valve repair
An oval-shaped extra-venous support for venous valve repair, including a cylindrical channel mesh shell, the cross-section whereof is oval, which is a one-piece one (1), laterally open (g) and includes anchor means (101′, 101″, 101′″; 103′; 103″, 103′″) in correspondence with at least a cross-section thereof at both the opposite extremities of the major axis thereof. Such major axis is made longer than the intercommissural diameter of an incompetent native valve to be cured, so that it is capable of operating as a traction-acting device in cooperation with fastening means to stretch the intercommissural walls of the valve so as to extend the free edges (c1, c2) of the cusps thereof up to recover the capability thereof of coapting with each other..
08/21/14
20140236279
Inner catheter arrangement for a self-expanding medical device delivery system
A delivery system for a self-expanding medical device is provided. The delivery system includes an outer sheath that radially restrains the medical device.
08/21/14
20140236275
Catheter system with spacer member
A stent delivery system includes outer and inner elongated, flexible tubular members each having a distal and proximal ends. The outer tubular member is sized to be passed through the body lumen with the distal end advanced to the deployment site and with the proximal end remaining external of the patient's body for manipulation by an operator.
08/21/14
20140236251
Pacing configuration for an implantable medical device
An implantable medical device includes a sensor configured to generate an endocardial acceleration (ea) signal representative of activity of a patient's heart. The device further includes one or more circuits configured to identify within the ea signal at least one ea signal component corresponding to at least one peak of endocardial acceleration, and extract from the at least one ea signal component at least two characteristic parameters.
08/21/14
20140236243
Method for implanting a rod implant along a spine of a patient
A tool set for implanting a rod in a human spine in conjunction with bone screws. The tool set includes a pair of end guide tools that receive opposite ends of the rod in channels and under manipulation by a surgeon facilitate transport of the rod toward the bone screws attached to the guide tools.
08/21/14
20140236240
Spinal implant apparatuses and methods of implanting and using same
An adjustable spinal implant device, comprising: a sliding portion provided with a tongue; and, a non-sliding portion provided with a slot adapted for receipt of the tongue; wherein the tongue is slidably and rotatably positioned within the slot. Methods of use include adjusting a spinal implant to an implant site by at least one of sliding and rotating at least a first portion with respect to a second portion of the implant; and, securing the spinal implant to the implant site..
08/21/14
20140236215
Temporary filter retrieval apparatus and method
A temporary vena cava filter retrieval apparatus includes an introducer sheath for establishing access into a vessel via a patient access site and a retrieval sheath having a diameter sufficiently small to pass through the introducer sheath and sufficiently large to accommodate a partially or fully uncollapsed filter.. .
08/21/14
20140236213
Temporary filter retrieval apparatus and method
A temporary vena cava filter retrieval apparatus includes an introducer sheath for establishing access into a vessel via a patient access site and a retrieval sheath having a diameter sufficiently small to pass through the introducer sheath and sufficiently large to accommodate a partially or fully uncollapsed filter.. .
08/21/14
20140236212
Device for treating obesity
A device for treating obesity of a patient, the device comprising: at least one operable stretching device implantable in the patient and adapted to stretch a portion of the patient's stomach wall, and an implantable control unit for automatically controlling the operable stretching device, when the control unit and stretching device are implanted, to stretch the stomach wall portion in connection with the patient eating such that satiety is created.. .
08/21/14
20140236205
Systems and methods for accomodating anatomical characteristics in the treatment of septal defects
Systems and methods for treating internal tissue defects, such as septal defects, with implantable devices are provided. An exemplary clip-based device includes a tubular body having at least a deflectable anchors coupled thereto.
08/21/14
20140236198
Fixation devices, systems and methods for engaging tissue
The invention provides devices, systems and methods for tissue approximation and repair at treatment sites. The devices, systems and methods of the invention will find use in a variety of therapeutic procedures, including endovascular, minimally-invasive, and open surgical procedures, and can be used in various anatomical regions, including the abdomen, thorax, cardiovascular system, heart, intestinal tract, stomach, urinary tract, bladder, lung, and other organs, vessels, and tissues.
08/21/14
20140236195
Soft tissue fixation device
A soft tissue fixation device for use in acl or crcl reconstruction has a base member provided with a passageway extending perpendicularly from its top surface through its bottom surface. The passageway is sized to allow soft tissue to be inserted through the passageway.
08/21/14
20140236194
Spinal dural repair instruments and methods for using same
Minimally invasive surgery for repairing a disruption in the spinal dura uses a pistol-grip forceps to permit the forceps to be used as a needle driver down a tubular cannula 14-20 mm in diameter and 40-120 mm long. The pistol grip permits one-handed use and provides an unobstructed view of the surgical site down the cannula.
08/21/14
20140236189
Wound closure device
A device is provided for closing a wound, such as a percutaneous access site. The device is inserted into the wound, and a helically shaped pusher is actuated to penetrate a wall of the wound.
08/21/14
20140236165
Surgical tool device
When processing bone tissue, the work site is often out of alignment with the insertion path of a tool device. A tool device (1) is provided with an endoscope (2), through the working channel (2.1) of which a guiding part (3) and a tool part (5) guided in this can be moved with their distal ends to a distal working area.
08/21/14
20140236156
Surgical tool for reaming the diaphyseal canal of long bones
The invention relates to a surgical tool (10) for reaming the diaphyseal canal of long bones, in particular of the femur, humerus, or tibia, in order to insert an intramedullary rod. The modular reaming head includes: a central core (60) and a peripheral bushing (24) that is coaxial to said central core (60) and connected via a plurality of vanes (41a-41e) connecting a front surface (12) of the tool (10) to a rear surface (11) of the tool (10), and teeth (26a-26e) on the outer surface of said peripheral bushing (24).
08/21/14
20140236150
Systems and methods for screen electrode securement
Systems and methods for securing a screen-type active electrode to the distal tip of an electrosurgical device used for selectively applying electrical energy to a target location within or on a patient's body. A securing electrode is disposed through the screen electrode and mechanically joined to an insulative support body while also creating an electrical connection and mechanical enagement with the screen electrode.
08/21/14
20140236125
Catheter wire
A catheter wire includes a core bundle formed by twisting a plurality of core wires each including a solid conductor covered with an insulation, a tape layer formed by spirally winding a binding tape on an outer periphery of the core bundle, a shield layer formed by spirally winding a metal wire on an outer periphery of the tape layer, and a sheath layer formed on an outer periphery of the shield layer. The binding tape is wound in a direction opposite to a twisting direction of the core wires.
08/21/14
20140236109
Vacuum assisted wound dressing
Apparatus for the application of topical negative pressure therapy to a wound site is described, the apparatus comprising: a wound contacting element for retaining wound exudate fluid therein; a wound covering element that provides a substantially airtight seal over the wound contacting element and wound site; a vacuum connection tube connecting a wound cavity to a vacuum source; and a vacuum source connected to a distal end of the vacuum connection tube.. .
08/21/14
20140236108
Multi-lumen connector
Apparatus is disclosed for applying negative pressure to a wound site to promote healing. The apparatus includes a porous pad for application to the wound, a suction tube linking the porous pad to a source of negative pressure, a container for collecting fluid exudate from the wound interposed between the porous pad and the source of negative pressure and a quick disconnect connector linking a first section of the suction tube leading to the porous pad with a second section leading to the container, said connector comprising two separable and non-interchangeable parts, said first section of the suction tube comprising a multi-lumen tube, one lumen being provided for applying suction to the porous pad and another being provided for monitoring pressure, said multi-lumen tube being fixedly attached at one end to the container and at the other end to one of said separable parts, said one separable part including sealing means whereby the lumens are connected in air-tight manner to said second section of the suction tube..
08/21/14
20140236106
System and method for determining a fill status of a canister of fluid in a reduced pressure treatment system
A reduced pressure treatment system is provided that includes a canister that is fluidly connected to a tissue site and is configured to receive fluid drawn from the tissue site under the influence of a reduced pressure. A reduced pressure source provides the reduced pressure and is fluidly connected to the tissue site by a fluid communication path, which may include a source conduit, the canister, and a target conduit.
08/21/14
20140236105
Dual reservoir implantable access port
An implantable access port for use in transferring fluid transdermally between an external fluid storage or dispensing device and a site within a patient is disclosed. The access port includes a body, at least two reservoirs defined within the access port body, and at least one septum secured to the body and enclosing the reservoirs within the body.
08/21/14
20140236087
Infusion device having gear assembly initialization
Apparatus are provided for infusion devices and related operating methods. An exemplary infusion device includes a housing to receive a shaft coupled to a plunger disposed in a reservoir and a gear assembly including a first gear to engage the shaft, wherein the first gear exhibits rotational freedom in a direction opposite a delivery direction.
08/21/14
20140236082
Biocompatible carrier containing a bioadhesive material
A biocompatible carrier for delivery of a therapeutic substance or an active agent is disclosed. The carrier contains a bioadhesive material allowing for increased residence time of the active agent at the treatment site..
08/21/14
20140236063
Arteriovenous access valve system and process
In accordance with certain aspects of the present disclosure, a subcutaneous arteriovenous graft system is described. The system includes an arteriovenous graft having an arterial end and an opposite venous end, at least one of the arterial end and venous end including a support frame.
08/21/14
20140236052
Method and apparatus for the treatment of headache
A battery-operated transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulator (tens) to treat headache pain in an abortive and/or preventive manner. The tens unit and its electrodes are built into a unitary device which facilitates a self-administered treatment.
08/21/14
20140236037
Necklace-shaped physiological monitor
The invention provides a neck-worn sensor (referred to herein as the ‘necklace’) that is a single, body-worn system that measures the following parameters from an ambulatory patient: heart rate, pulse rate, pulse oximetry, respiratory rate, temperature, thoracic fluid levels, stroke volume, cardiac output, and a parameter sensitive to blood pressure called pulse transit time. From stroke volume, a first algorithm employing a linear model can estimate the patient's pulse pressure.
08/21/14
20140236034
Method for the detection of subcutanous cardiac signals and a cardiac device for use in detecting subcutaneous cardiac signals
A cardiac device and method for detecting qrs signals within a composite heart signal of a body including providing at least two input heart signals via at least two separate input channels, wherein each of the at least two input heart signals is recorded by pairs of sensing electrodes that have one electrode in common and provided coincidental in time. The cardiac device and method include generating estimated signals from the input heart signals, combining the input heart signals and the estimated signals to a combined input stream (secg), and detecting the qrs signal by comparing the combined input stream (secg) to an adaptive detection threshold (athr) which adapts throughout time..
08/21/14
20140236031
Necklace-shaped physiological monitor
The invention provides a neck-worn sensor (referred to herein as the ‘necklace’) that is a single, body-worn system that measures the following parameters from an ambulatory patient: heart rate, pulse rate, pulse oximetry, respiratory rate, temperature, thoracic fluid levels, stroke volume, cardiac output, and a parameter sensitive to blood pressure called pulse transit time. From stroke volume, a first algorithm employing a linear model can estimate the patient's pulse pressure.
08/21/14
20140236027
Necklace-shaped physiological monitor
The invention provides a neck-worn sensor (referred to herein as the ‘necklace’) that is a single, body-worn system that measures the following parameters from an ambulatory patient: heart rate, pulse rate, pulse oximetry, respiratory rate, temperature, thoracic fluid levels, stroke volume, cardiac output, and a parameter sensitive to blood pressure called pulse transit time. From stroke volume, a first algorithm employing a linear model can estimate the patient's pulse pressure.
08/21/14
20140236023
Probe
A probe, such as a spectroscopic probe, for enabling a fluid or tissue sample to be tested in situ. The probe includes a conduit, such as a hypodermic needle, that can be inserted into a test subject and a wave coupling arranged to direct electromagnetic radiation, such as light, from an energy source to the sample and/or from the sample to a receiver for analysis.
08/21/14
20140236010
Ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus and medical image processing apparatus
An ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus according to an embodiment includes an image acquisition unit, a measurement unit, an estimation unit, and a display unit. The image acquisition unit acquires an ultrasonic image representing information inside an object.


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