SUBSCRIBE TO TMCnet
TMCnet - World's Largest Communications and Technology Community
 
| More

TMCNet:  U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Florida (Feb. 1)

[February 01, 2013]

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Florida (Feb. 1)

(Targeted News Service Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Targeted News Service Targeted News Service ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 1 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Florida.

*** QUALCOMM Assigned Patent for Physical Layer Repeater with Roaming Support Based on Multiple Identifiers ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 1 -- QUALCOMM, San Diego, has been assigned a patent (8,363,590) developed by four co-inventors for a "physical layer repeater with roaming support based on multiple identifiers." The co-inventors are Mark Mathews, Melbourne, Fla., Lawrence Wayne LaMont Jr., San Diego, Kenneth M. Galney, Satellite Beach, Fla., and James A. Proctor Jr., Melbourne Beach, Fla.



The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "An exemplary method (600, 700) and apparatus (800) are provided for generating a modified protocol message (414, 423 a, 423b, 424). In some embodiments, a physical layer repeater conducts a repeating operation including receiving a modified protocol signal on a first channel and retransmitting a modified version of the modified protocol signal on a second channel. An exemplary physical layer repeater can include a transceiver (810), a baseband modem (822), and a processor (821) configured to demodulate the modified protocol signal to obtain a first identifier and a first channel identifier and a unique identifier in a modified portion of the signal. The unique identifier and a second channel identifier are retransmitted in a modified version of the signal on the second channel." The patent application was filed on May 31, 2007 (12/293,796). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=1&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=8,363,590&OS=8,363,590&RS=8,363,590 Written by Satyaban Rath; edited by Hemanta Panigrahi.

*** Harris Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 1 -- Harris, Melbourne, Fla., has been assigned a patent (8,363,700) developed by Alan J. Michaels, West Melbourne, Fla., and David B. Chester, Palm Bay, Fla., for a "rake receiver for spread spectrum chaotic communications systems." The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "A receiver (104) in communications system (100) includes an antenna system (302) for receiving a composite signal comprising multi-path components associated with the multi-path images of a transmitted signal. The receiver also includes a correlation system (368) for correlating the received composite signal with a spreading sequence using different time-offset values to generate time-offset de-spread signals associated with at least a portion the multi-path images, where the spreading sequence is based on sequence of discrete-time chaotic samples. The receiver further includes receiver fingers (108a-108n) for generating synchronized de-spread signals from the time-offset de-spread signals based at least on said time-offset values. The receiver also includes a combiner (350) for combining the de-spread signals into a combined coherent de-spread signal." The patent application was filed on July 1, 2009 (12/496,123). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=1&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=8,363,700&OS=8,363,700&RS=8,363,700 Written by Satyaban Rath; edited by Hemanta Panigrahi.

*** University of Florida Research Foundation Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 1 -- The University of Florida Research Foundation, Gainesville, Fla., has been assigned a patent (8,362,321) developed by L. Curtis Hannah, Gainesville, Fla., and Nikolaos Georgelis, Lesvos, Greece, for "methods and materials for increasing starch biosynthesis in plants." The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "The subject invention concerns materials and methods for providing plants or plant tissue with increased starch biosynthesis. Increased starch biosynthesis provides for increased yield. One aspect of the invention concerns polynucleotides that encode a mutant plant large subunit of AGPase. In one embodiment, a polynucleotide of the invention encodes a plant AGPase large subunit having an amino acid mutation wherein the cysteine amino acid corresponding to amino acid position 424 of wild type maize AGPase large subunit is substituted with an amino acid that results in increased AGPase activity when provided in an AGPase enzyme. In a specific embodiment, the cysteine corresponding to amino acid position 424 of wild type maize AGPase large subunit is substituted with a valine amino acid. The subject invention also comprises a mutant plant large subunit of AGPase encoded by a polynucleotide of the invention. Characterization of kinetic and allosteric properties indicates increased starch yield is provided when the polynucleotides of the invention are expressed in plants such as monocot endosperms." The patent application was filed on Feb. 2, 2009 (12/322,467). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=83,62,321.PN.&OS=PN/83,62,321&RS=PN/83,62,321 Written by Amal Ahmed; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** Pioneer Hi Bred International Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 1 -- Pioneer Hi Bred International, Johnston, Iowa, has been assigned a patent (8,362,340) developed by five co-inventors for a "maize variety hybrid X7H250." The co-inventors are Terry R. Colbert, Fort Branch, Ind., Russell L. Fox, Stuart, Iowa, Robert Alan Guse, Evansville, Ind., Daniel P. Gorman, Tallahassee, Fla., and Thomas R. Henry, Union City, Tenn.

The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "A novel maize variety designated X7H250 and seed, plants and plant parts thereof, produced by crossing Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc. proprietary inbred maize varieties. Methods for producing a maize plant that comprises crossing hybrid maize variety X7H250 with another maize plant. Methods for producing a maize plant containing in its genetic material one or more traits introgressed into X7H250 through backcross conversion and/or transformation, and to the maize seed, plant and plant part produced thereby. This invention relates to the maize variety X7H250, the seed, the plant produced from the seed, and variants, mutants, and minor modifications of maize variety X7H250. This invention further relates to methods for producing maize varieties derived from maize variety X7H250." The patent application was filed on June 8, 2010 (12/795,757). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=83,62,340.PN.&OS=PN/83,62,340&RS=PN/83,62,340 Written by Amal Ahmed; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** Nielsen Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 1 -- Nielsen, Schaumburg, Ill., has been assigned a patent (8,364,429) developed by John Houston, New York, Arun Ramaswamy, Tampa, Fla., and Brian Hopkins, Jersey City, N.J., for "systems and methods for metering and analyzing energy consumption of events within a portable device." The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "System and methods to determine the energy consumption per event type from usage data of portable devices are described. An example method to determine the energy consumption of events on a portable device includes receiving data associated with events occurring using at least a portion of the portable device during a time period, the data including a time at which each event type occurred and a total power consumed by the at least the portion of the portable device during the time period, analyzing, via a processor, the received data to determine an energy consumption per an event type of the at least a portion of the portable device based on the times at which each of the event types occurred and the total power consumed, and reporting the energy consumption per the event type for the at least the portion of portable device ." The patent application was filed on Aug. 31, 2011 (13/222,969). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8,364,429.PN.&OS=PN/8,364,429&RS=PN/8,364,429 Written by Kusum Sangma; edited by Anand Kumar.

*** Harris Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 1 -- Harris, Melbourne, Fla., has been assigned a patent (8,363,109) developed by five co-inventors for a "video processing system providing enhanced tracking features for moving objects outside of a viewable window and related methods." The co-inventors are Christopher T. Dunkel, Palm Bay, Fla., Tariq Bakir, Melbourne, Fla., Robert McDonald, Palm Bay, Fla., John Heminghous, Melbourne, Fla., and Aric Peterson, Palm Bay, Fla.

The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "A video processing system may include a display and a video processor coupled to the display. The video processor may be configured to display a georeferenced video feed on the display defining a viewable area, determine actual geospatial location data for a selected moving object within the viewable area, and generate estimated geospatial location data along a predicted path for the moving object when the moving object is no longer within the viewable area and based upon the actual geospatial location data. The video processor may be further configured to define a successively expanding search area for the moving object when the moving object is no longer within the viewable window and based upon the estimated geospatial location data, and search within the successively expanding search area for the moving object when the successively expanding search area is within the viewable area." The patent application was filed on Dec. 10, 2009 (12/634,843). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8,363,109.PN.&OS=PN/8,363,109&RS=PN/8,363,109 Written by Kusum Sangma; edited by Anand Kumar.

*** General Electric Assigned Patent for Method, System, and Computer Software Code for Wireless Remote Fault Handling on a Remote Distributed Power Powered System ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 1 -- General Electric, Schenectady, N.Y., has been assigned a patent (8,364,338) developed by Glen Paul Peltonen, Palm Bay, Fla., Gary Mason, Melbourne, Fla., and Joseph Mario Nazareth, Rockledge, Fla., for a "method, system, and computer software code for wireless remote fault handling on a remote distributed power powered system." The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "A method for remotely administering a fault detected on an unmanned powered system that is controlled through a lead powered system, the method including detecting an operational fault on an unmanned powered system, communicating information about the fault to the lead powered system, through a wireless communication protocol operable with a wireless communication system, and communicating a reset message to the unmanned powered system to reset the fault detected. A system and computer software code, stored on a computer readable media and executable with a processor, are also disclosed for remotely handling a fault detected on an unmanned powered system that is controlled through a lead powered system." The patent application was filed on March 13, 2009 (12/403,557). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8,364,338.PN.&OS=PN/8,364,338&RS=PN/8,364,338 Written by Kusum Sangma; edited by Anand Kumar.

*** Catalina Marketing Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 1 -- Catalina Marketing, Saint Petersburg, Fla., has been assigned a patent (8,363,265) developed by Jeffrey Mount, Palm Harbor, Fla., Steve Greenfield, Palm Harbor, Fla., and Mike Kavis, Parrish, Fla., for a color printer technology.

The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "The invention provides a method of printing at a POS of register receipts and marketing information in which the required network bandwidth and quantity of ink are both reduced. SVG files are used to specify communications, associated modified image objects are stored locally to the POS, and associated modified image objects are modified version of original objects in which color values are replaced with other color values that result in the same print image, but with printing of less ink." The patent application was filed on July 7, 2006 (11/481,789). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8,363,265.PN.&OS=PN/8,363,265&RS=PN/8,363,265 Written by Kusum Sangma; edited by Anand Kumar.

*** International Business Machines Assigned Patent for Pictorial Navigation ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 1 -- International Business Machines, Armonk, N.Y., has been assigned a patent (8,364,397) developed by four co-inventors for a pictorial navigation. The co-inventors are Rick A. Hamilton II, Charlottesville, Va., Neil A. Katz, Parkland, Fla., Brian M. O'Connell, Cary, N.C., and Keith R. Walker, Austin, Texas.

The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "Methods, systems and program products provide pictorial information relevant to a geographic location, through selecting characteristics relevant to geographic locations, searching pictorial image databases for images having an embedded tags associated with the characteristics, retrieving image files from databases having embedded tags correlated to characteristics and visually depicting a physical appearance or an attribute of a location, analyzing characteristics image files and responsively selecting preferred image data, formatting preferred image data for presentation to a user, associating formatted preferred data with geographic locations, and presenting associated formatted data to a user in association with geographic locations. Characteristic include global positioning satellite coordinates. Image data may be selected having preferred image resolutions or perspectives. Formatting pictorial information may comprise synthesizing photographs into a constructs. Associated image data may indicate a distance and direction from a geographic location. Routing system applications are enabled to present pictorial information with each navigation route points." The patent application was filed on Aug. 23, 2007 (11/843,748). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8,364,397.PN.&OS=PN/8,364,397&RS=PN/8,364,397 Written by Kusum Sangma; edited by Anand Kumar.

For more information about Targeted News Service products and services, please contact: Myron Struck, editor, Targeted News Service LLC, Springfield, Va., 703/304-1897; editor@targetednews.com; http://targetednews.com.

-1112895 (c) 2013 Targeted News Service

[ Back To LatinAmerica.tmcnet.com's Homepage's Homepage ]






Technology Marketing Corporation

800 Connecticut Ave, 1st Floor East, Norwalk, CT 06854 USA
Ph: 800-243-6002, 203-852-6800
Fx: 203-866-3326

General comments: tmc@tmcnet.com.
Comments about this site: webmaster@tmcnet.com.

STAY CURRENT YOUR WAY

© 2014 Technology Marketing Corporation. All rights reserved | Privacy Policy