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Recent patent applications related to Elwha Llc. Elwha Llc is listed as an Agent/Assignee. Note: Elwha Llc may have other listings under different names/spellings. We're not affiliated with Elwha Llc, we're just tracking patents.

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12/31/15 / #20150377952

Systems and methods for rating solar cells

A method for providing an environmental impact rating for a solar cell includes acquiring power generation data and thermal exchange data regarding the solar cell using a data acquisition device, transmitting the power generation data and the thermal exchange data to a controller, and generating the environmental impact rating based on the power generation data and the thermal exchange data using the controller, wherein the environmental impact rating provides an indication of an environmental impact of using the solar cell.. . ... Elwha Llc

12/31/15 / #20150377418

System and method for storing and dispensing fuel and ballast fluid

A system for storing and dispensing fuel and a ballast fluid is disclosed. The system may be employed in a vehicle or facility having a power plant. ... Elwha Llc

12/31/15 / #20150374930

Active lubrication of penetrating devices

Penetrating systems and devices are described herein which include a penetrating portion with two concentric hollow cylinders joined at one end with a substantially ring-shaped end piece and at the other end with a hollow structure forming a fluid reservoir portion, the outer hollow cylinder including a plurality of pores in fluid communication with the fluid reservoir portion, the inner hollow cylinder in fluid communication with a second fluid reservoir portion, and the hollow structure formed at least in part from a deformable material.. . ... Elwha Llc

12/31/15 / #20150374929

Active lubrication of penetrating devices

Penetrating systems and devices are described herein which include a penetrating portion having a fluid reservoir portion formed from two concentric hollow cylinders joined at one end with a substantially ring-shaped first end piece and associated at the other end with a substantially ring-shaped second end piece, the outer hollow cylinder including a plurality of pores in fluid communication with the fluid reservoir portion, the inner hollow cylinder defining a lumen in fluid communication with a second fluid reservoir portion, and the substantially ring-shaped second end piece forming a deformable barrier.. . ... Elwha Llc

12/31/15 / #20150374915

Active lubrication of penetrating devices

Penetrating systems and devices are described herein which include a penetrating portion with two concentric hollow cylinders joined at one end with a substantially ring-shaped end piece, the space between the concentric outer and inner hollow cylinders forming an internal fluid conduit, the outer hollow cylinder including a plurality of pores in fluid communication with the internal fluid conduit and a first fluid reservoir portion for holding a first fluid composition, the inner hollow cylinder defining a lumen in fluid communication with a second fluid reservoir portion.. . ... Elwha Llc

12/31/15 / #20150374231

Time-based unobtrusive active eye interrogation

Methods and systems for determining a physiological parameter of a subject through interrogation of an eye of the subject with an optical signal are described. Interrogation is performed unobtrusively. ... Elwha Llc

12/31/15 / #20150374161

Dry steam ovens

An oven includes a support structure configured to support a food item having multiple cooking sites, a steam nozzle configured to direct a jet of dry steam onto the food item, and a control system configured to determine a targeted subset of the cooking sites in response to a cooking requirement of the food item and configured to dynamically control movement of the support structure or the steam nozzle to direct the jet of dry steam onto the targeted subset of cooking sites in response to the cooking requirement of the food item.. . ... Elwha Llc

12/24/15 / #20150371715

Systems and methods for acoustic wave enabled data storage

The present disclosure provides systems and methods for storing, reading, and writing data using particle-based acoustic wave driven shift registers. The shift registers may physically shift particles along rows and/or columns of wells through the interactions of two parallel surfaces. ... Elwha Llc

12/24/15 / #20150371687

Systems and methods for acoustic wave enabled data storage

The present disclosure provides systems and methods for storing, reading, and writing data using particle-based acoustic wave driven shift registers. The shift registers may physically shift particles along rows and/or columns of wells through the interactions of two parallel surfaces. ... Elwha Llc

12/24/15 / #20150371260

Systems and methods for providing purchase options to consumers

A purchasing system includes a memory device configured to store image data regarding a user, and a processing circuit coupled to the memory device and configured to generate body data of the user based on the image data. The body data includes a virtual model of the user, with the virtual model providing a depiction of the user. ... Elwha Llc

12/24/15 / #20150369675

Nanostructure sensors and sensing systems

Various sensors and arrays of sensors that utilize nanostructures or carbon structures, such as nanotubes, nanotube meshes, or graphene sheets, are disclosed. In some arrangements, at least a pair of contacts are electrically coupled with a given nanostructure or carbon structure to sense a change.. ... Elwha Llc

12/24/15 / #20150368536

Energy conversion systems and methods

A combustion system includes a reactant storage device configured to store lithium; a combustion device configured to receive the lithium from the reactant storage device and react the lithium with an oxidizer to generate heat energy; a product storage device configured to store reaction products resulting from the reaction of the lithium and the oxidizer; and a recovery device configured to recover lithium from the reaction products and provide the lithium to the storage device.. . ... Elwha Llc

12/17/15 / #20150362625

Photonic band gap structure with sub-wavelength scattering elements

A structure includes a first material, the first material including an artificially structured array of elements, the first material further being arranged in a pattern to at least partially form a photonic band gap in a band gap frequency range. The first material has an effective permeability or an effective permittivity in the band gap frequency range that is determined at least partially by the elements in the array.. ... Elwha Llc

12/10/15 / #20150357044

Systems and methods for acoustic wave enabled data storage

The present disclosure provides systems and methods for storing, reading, and writing data using particle-based acoustic wave driven shift registers. The shift registers may physically shift particles along rows and/or columns of wells through the interactions of two parallel surfaces. ... Elwha Llc

12/03/15 / #20150351254

Metastable gas heating

A heating apparatus includes a gas supply for providing a base gas, a generator configured to excite the base gas to produce a metastable gas mixture that includes a metastable gas, and a housing. The housing includes a wall shaped to contain the metastable gas mixture and selectively enclose a reactive element of a target component. ... Elwha Llc

12/03/15 / #20150347634

Air blast wave protection

A method of designing a wearable air blast wave energy protection device includes computer modeling at least two candidate reflective materials for a first human-protective and primarily reflective response to a specified incident air blast wave energy. The method includes selecting a layer of a first material from the at least two candidate reflective materials based at least partially on the computer modeling of the at least two candidate reflective materials. ... Elwha Llc

12/03/15 / #20150345312

Dual element turbine blade

A method of manufacturing a turbine blade includes providing a core element having a base portion, a tip portion, and an intermediate portion extending between the base portion and the tip portion. The intermediate portion has a non-uniform cross-section and is a high-strength fiber material. ... Elwha Llc

12/03/15 / #20150344376

Taggant for cement authentication

A traceable cement mixture includes a volume of cementitious material and a taggant disposed within the volume of cementitious material. The taggant includes data relating to a characteristic of the volume of cementitious material.. ... Elwha Llc

12/03/15 / #20150343530

Systems and methods for monitoring castings

A control system for a casting process includes a sensor positioned to monitor a property of a cast product during the casting process and provide a corresponding sensing signal. The control system also includes a processing circuit configured to generate a real-time model of the cast product based on the corresponding sensing signal and determine a control variable using the real-time model of the cast product. ... Elwha Llc

12/03/15 / #20150342806

Automated systems, devices, and methods for transporting and supporting patients

Systems, devices, and methods are described for moving a patient to and from various locations, care units, etc., within a care facility. For example a transport and support vehicle includes a body structure including a plurality of rotatable members operable to frictionally interface the vehicle to a travel path and to move the vehicle along the travel path, and a surface structured and dimensioned to support an individual subject. ... Elwha Llc

11/26/15 / #20150336578

Ability enhancement

Techniques for ability enhancement are described. In some embodiments, devices and systems located in a transportation network share threat information with one another, in order to enhance a user's ability to operate or function in a transportation-related context. ... Elwha Llc

11/26/15 / #20150336438

Systems, devices, and methods including a stand-up wheel chair having automatic stability control

Systems, devices, and methods are described for providing, among other things, a stand-up wheel chair having automatic stability control.. . ... Elwha Llc

11/19/15 / #20150334487

Steerable acoustic resonating transducer systems and methods

The present disclosure provides systems and methods associated with acoustic transmitters, receivers, and antennas. Specifically, the present disclosure provides a transducer system for transmitting and receiving acoustic energy according to a determined acoustic emission/reception pattern. ... Elwha Llc

11/19/15 / #20150334346

Systems and methods for automatically connecting a user of a hands-free intercommunication system

A hands-free intercom may include a user-tracking sensor, a directional microphone, a directional sound emitter, and a communication interface. The user-tracking sensor may determine a location of a user so the directional microphone can measure vocal emissions by the user and the directional sound emitter can deliver audio to the user. ... Elwha Llc

11/19/15 / #20150332678

Unobtrusive audio messages

A method for providing audio messages includes receiving a first image set and a second image set. The first image set includes visually encoded audio data for rendering audio on an electronic computing device. ... Elwha Llc

11/19/15 / #20150332623

Unobtrusive visual messages

A method for providing messages includes receiving a first image set and a second image set. The method also includes displaying images from the first and second image sets interspersed in an image sequence. ... Elwha Llc

11/19/15 / #20150331102

Systems and methods for ultrasonic velocity and acceleration detection

The present disclosure provides systems and methods associated with determining velocity and/or acceleration information using ultrasound. A system may include one or more ultrasonic transmitters and/or receivers. ... Elwha Llc

11/19/15 / #20150327989

Breast implant with analyte sensors responsive to external power source

Breast implants including sensor modules and related methods are described herein. Breast implants include those with: a shell configured to be substantially filled with a viscous material; and a plurality of sensor modules attached to the shell and positioned at a distance from each other, each of the plurality of sensor modules oriented to detect one or more analytes in a fluid adjacent to the shell, wherein each of the plurality of sensor modules includes a unique identifier and is configured to utilize energy transmitted from an external source.. ... Elwha Llc

11/12/15 / #20150325276

Bipolar logic gates on mos-based memory chips

A system for using selectable-delay bipolar logic circuitry within the address decoder of a mos-based memory includes a mos-based memory, which includes an array of a plurality of memory cells configured to store data; an address decoder including bipolar logic circuitry, where the address decoder is configured to accept a word including a plurality of bits and access the array of memory cells using the word; where the bipolar logic circuitry includes a plurality of bipolar transistor devices, where at least one bipolar transistor device has an adjustable gate bias and is configured to accept an input, wherein the gate bias is adjusted based on the input, where the gate bias determines a selectable gate delay.. . ... Elwha Llc

11/12/15 / #20150325128

Methods, systems, and devices for providing transportation services

A method substantially as shown and described the detailed description and/or drawings and/or elsewhere herein. A device substantially as shown and described the detailed description and/or drawings and/or elsewhere herein.. ... Elwha Llc

11/12/15 / #20150325076

Food printing travel reservation substrate structure ingestible material preparation system and method

A computationally implemented system and method that is designed to, but is not limited to: electronically directing control of at least partial preparation of the one or more selected ingestible products subsequent to and based at least in part upon the selection of the at least one candidate ingestible product as the at least one selected ingestible products via the electronically enabled input in response to the electronically outputted selection menu and prior to dispensing at the one or more associated locations according to the itinerary information of the one or more selected ingestible products for ingestion by the particular individual living being of the selected ingestible products. In addition to the foregoing, other method aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text forming a part of the present disclosure.. ... Elwha Llc

11/12/15 / #20150324945

Real-time carpooling coordinating system and methods

Computationally implemented methods and systems that are designed for transmitting a request for one or more identities of a transportation vehicle unit for transporting a first end user; receiving the one or more identities of the transportation vehicle unit for transporting the first end user, the transportation vehicle unit currently en route to or is currently transporting a second end user and having been identified based, at least in part, on a determination that the transportation vehicle unit is able to accommodate transport of the first end user while transporting the second end user; and directing the identified transportation vehicle unit to rendezvous with the first end user in order to transport the first end user. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

11/12/15 / #20150324944

System and methods for directiing one or more transportation vehicle units to transport one or more end users

Computationally implemented methods and systems that are designed for transmitting one or more requests for one or more identities of one or more transportation vehicle units for transporting one or more end users; receiving the one or more identities of the one or more transportation vehicle units for transporting the one or more end users, the one or more identified transportation vehicle units having been identified based, at least in part, on a determination that the one or more identified transportation vehicle units do not have any package delivery obligation that would be violated if the one or more identified transportation vehicle units transport the one or more end users to one or more destination locations; and directing the one or more identified transportation vehicle units to rendezvous with the one or more end users in order to transport the one or more end users to the one or more destination locations. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

11/12/15 / #20150324745

Transport label system with updatable address

A transport label for use with a transport container includes a controllable, readable display that can be updated to provide for rerouting of the transport container, under the control of control circuitry. The transport label system includes a memory device adapted to contain two or more addresses to which the transport container may be directed, for example an original destination address and an alternative destination address. ... Elwha Llc

11/12/15 / #20150324735

System and methods for verifying that one or more end user transport directives do not conflict with one or more package delivery directives

Computationally implemented methods and systems that are designed for receiving one or more package delivery directives that direct a transportation vehicle unit to deliver one or more packages; receiving one or more end user transport directives that direct the transportation vehicle unit to transport one or more end users; and verifying that the one or more end user transport directives do not conflict with the one or more package delivery directives such that transport of the one or more end users by the transportation vehicle unit in accordance with the one or more end user transport directives will not violate one or more package delivery obligations of the transportation vehicle unit to deliver the one or more packages in accordance with the one or more package delivery directives. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

11/12/15 / #20150324734

System and methods for verifying that one or more end user transport directives do not conflict with one or more package delivery directives

Computationally implemented methods and systems that are designed for receiving one or more package delivery directives that direct a transportation vehicle unit to deliver one or more packages; receiving one or more end user transport directives that direct the transportation vehicle unit to transport one or more end users; and verifying that the one or more end user transport directives do not conflict with the one or more package delivery directives such that transport of the one or more end users by the transportation vehicle unit in accordance with the one or more end user transport directives will not violate one or more package delivery obligations of the transportation vehicle unit to deliver the one or more packages in accordance with the one or more package delivery directives. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

11/12/15 / #20150324733

State dependent electronic transport label

A transport label for use with a transport container includes one or more controllable, readable indicia for presenting information readable by a reader external to the transport container. Controllable, readable indicia can be updated to present different information based upon a time, location, or physical security parameter of the transport container. ... Elwha Llc

11/12/15 / #20150324729

System and methods for verifying that one or more directives that direct transport of a second end user does not conflict with one or more obligations to transport a first end user

Computationally implemented methods and systems that are designed for receiving one or more first directives that direct a transportation vehicle unit to transport a first end user; receiving, while the transportation vehicle unit is en route to or is transporting the first end user, one or more second directives that direct the transportation vehicle unit to transport a second end user while transporting the first end user, the transportation vehicle unit having been determined to be able to accommodate transport of the second end user while transporting the first end user; and verifying that compliance with the one or more second directives will not conflict with one or more obligations to transport the first end user by the transportation vehicle unit. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

11/12/15 / #20150324718

Real-time carpooling coordinating systems and methods

Computationally implemented methods and systems that are designed for transmitting a request for one or more identities of a transportation vehicle unit for transporting a first end user; receiving the one or more identities of the transportation vehicle unit for transporting the first end user, the transportation vehicle unit currently en route to or is currently transporting a second end user and having been identified based, at least in part, on a determination that the transportation vehicle unit is able to accommodate transport of the first end user while transporting the second end user; and directing the identified transportation vehicle unit to rendezvous with the first end user in order to transport the first end user. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

11/12/15 / #20150324717

System and methods for facilitating real-time carpooling

Computationally implemented methods and systems that are designed for receiving a request for transport of a first end user; selecting, in response to the received request, a transportation vehicle unit that is currently en route to or is currently transporting a second end user for transporting the first end user, the selection of the transportation vehicle unit being based, at least in part, on ascertaining that the transportation vehicle unit is able to accommodate transport of the first end user while transporting the second end user; and transmitting one or more directives that direct the selected transportation vehicle unit to transport the first end user. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

11/12/15 / #20150324538

Medical support system including medical equipment case

A medical equipment case is provided for containing and transporting at least one article of medical equipment and a two-way audio-visual system. Such equipment may be used, for example, for telemedicine applications by a patient discharged from a hospital, or other subject in need of remote health care monitoring. ... Elwha Llc

11/12/15 / #20150323336

System and methods for verifying that one or more directives that direct transport of a second end user does not conflict with one or more obligations to transport a first end user

Computationally implemented methods and systems that are designed for receiving one or more first directives that direct a transportation vehicle unit to transport a first end user; receiving, while the transportation vehicle unit is en route to or is transporting the first end user, one or more second directives that direct the transportation vehicle unit to transport a second end user while transporting the first end user, the transportation vehicle unit having been determined to be able to accommodate transport of the second end user while transporting the first end user; and verifying that compliance with the one or more second directives will not conflict with one or more obligations to transport the first end user by the transportation vehicle unit. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

11/12/15 / #20150323335

System and methods for facilitating real-time carpooling

Computationally implemented methods and systems that are designed for receiving a request for transport of a first end user; selecting, in response to the received request, a transportation vehicle unit that is currently en route to or is currently transporting a second end user for transporting the first end user, the selection of the transportation vehicle unit being based, at least in part, on ascertaining that the transportation vehicle unit is able to accommodate transport of the first end user while transporting the second end user; and transmitting one or more directives that direct the selected transportation vehicle unit to transport the first end user. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

11/12/15 / #20150323334

System and methods for directing one or more transportation vehicle units to transport one or more end users

Computationally implemented methods and systems that are designed for transmitting one or more requests for one or more identities of one or more transportation vehicle units for transporting one or more end users; receiving the one or more identities of the one or more transportation vehicle units for transporting the one or more end users, the one or more identified transportation vehicle units having been identified based, at least in part, on a determination that the one or more identified transportation vehicle units do not have any package delivery obligation that would be violated if the one or more identified transportation vehicle units transport the one or more end users to one or more destination locations; and directing the one or more identified transportation vehicle units to rendezvous with the one or more end users in order to transport the one or more end users to the one or more destination locations. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

11/12/15 / #20150323333

System and methods for identifying one or more transportation vehicle units with or without package delivery obligation for transporting one or more end users

Computationally implemented methods and systems that are designed for receiving a request for transporting one or more end users; identifying one or more transportation vehicle units for transporting the one or more end users to one or more destination locations based, at least in part, on determining whether the one or more transportation vehicle units have one or more delivery package obligations; and transmitting one or more directives that direct the one or more transportation vehicle units to rendezvous with the one or more end users in order to transport the one or more end users to the one or more destination locations. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

11/12/15 / #20150323332

System and methods for identifying one or more transportation vehicle units with or without package delivery obligation for transporting one or more end users

Computationally implemented methods and systems that are designed for receiving a request for transporting one or more end users; identifying one or more transportation vehicle units for transporting the one or more end users to one or more destination locations based, at least in part, on determining whether the one or more transportation vehicle units have one or more delivery package obligations; and transmitting one or more directives that direct the one or more transportation vehicle units to rendezvous with the one or more end users in order to transport the one or more end users to the one or more destination locations. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

11/12/15 / #20150323331

System and methods for providing at least a portion of a travel plan that calls for at least one transportation vehicle unit

Computationally implemented methods and systems that are designed for receiving a request for transporting one or more end users towards a destination location; presenting at least one or more portions of a travel plan for facilitating the one or more end users to travel to the destination location from a starting location, the travel plan identifying at least two route legs including at least one transport route leg that calls for at least one transportation vehicle unit to transport the one or more end users over the transport route leg; and transmitting a request for one or more transportation vehicle units to rendezvous with the one or more end users at a rendezvous location in order to transport the one or more end users over the at least one transport leg. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

11/12/15 / #20150323330

Systems and methods for travel planning that calls for at least one transportation vehicle unit

Computationally implemented methods and systems that are designed for receiving a request for transporting one or more end users towards a destination location; providing a travel plan for facilitating the one or more end users to travel to the destination location from a starting location, the travel plan identifying at least two route legs including at least one transport route leg that calls for at least one transportation vehicle unit to transport the one or more end users over the transport route leg; and directing the at least one transportation vehicle unit to rendezvous with the one or more end users at a rendezvous location in order to transport the one or more end users over the transport route leg. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

11/12/15 / #20150323329

Systems and methods for travel planning that calls for at least one transportation vehicle unit

Computationally implemented methods and systems that are designed for receiving a request for transporting one or more end users towards a destination location; providing a travel plan for facilitating the one or more end users to travel to the destination location from a starting location, the travel plan identifying at least two route legs including at least one transport route leg that calls for at least one transportation vehicle unit to transport the one or more end users over the transport route leg; and directing the at least one transportation vehicle unit to rendezvous with the one or more end users at a rendezvous location in order to transport the one or more end users over the transport route leg. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

11/12/15 / #20150323327

Systems and methods for providing at least a portion of a travel plan that calls for at least one transportation vehicle unit

Computationally implemented methods and systems that are designed for receiving a request for transporting one or more end users towards a destination location; presenting at least one or more portions of a travel plan for facilitating the one or more end users to travel to the destination location from a starting location, the travel plan identifying at least two route legs including at least one transport route leg that calls for at least one transportation vehicle unit to transport the one or more end users over the transport route leg; and transmitting a request for one or more transportation vehicle units to rendezvous with the one or more end users at a rendezvous location in order to transport the one or more end users over the at least one transport leg. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

11/05/15 / #20150319292

Customized hardware selection for a mobile phone

A computerized method of customizing hardware for a mobile phone is provided. The method includes receiving shell selection information from a user input device, identifying a set of hardware components, the set of hardware components generated based on a compatibility between the hardware components and the shell selection information, and outputting the identified set of compatible hardware components.. ... Elwha Llc

11/05/15 / #20150317862

Food printing data store substrate structure ingestible material preparation system and method

Electronically directing control at least in part of acquisition of refuse intelligence including information related to one or more discarded portions of at least one of the one or more selected ingestible products discarded by the particular individual subsequent to ingestion by the particular individual living being of one or more other ingested portions of the at least one of the one or more selected ingestible products within a second vicinity of the electronically outputting of the electronically generated one or more selection menus. In addition to the foregoing, other method aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text forming a part of the present disclosure.. ... Elwha Llc

10/29/15 / #20150312200

Methods, systems, and devices for outcome prediction of text submission to network based on corpora analysis

Computationally implemented methods and systems include acquiring a message that is configured to be submitted to a network for publication, performing text-based analysis on the acquired message to determine an objective message prediction, wherein the text-based analysis is at least partially based on a corpus of one or more related texts, and transmitting the objective message prediction to a destination device, wherein the objective message prediction is configured to be presented on the destination device prior to submission of the acquired message to the network. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

10/29/15 / #20150310695

Food printing customer loyalty substrate structure ingestible material preparation system and method

A computationally implemented system and method that is designed to, but is not limited to: electronically directing control of at least partial dispensing of the one or more selected ingestible products subsequent to and based at least in part upon the selection of the at least one candidate ingestible product as the at least one selected ingestible product via the electronically enabled input in response to the electronically outputted one or more selection menus and prior to dispensing of the one or more selected ingestible products for ingestion by the particular individual living being of the selected ingestible products, the at least partial dispensing of the one or more selected ingestible products occurring within a vicinity of the electronically outputting of the electronically outputted one or more selection menus. In addition, other method aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text forming a part of the present disclosure.. ... Elwha Llc

10/29/15 / #20150310571

Methods, systems, and devices for machines and machine states that facilitate modification of documents based on various corpora

Computationally implemented methods and systems include receiving a document that includes at least one particular lexical unit, acquiring potential readership data that includes data about a potential readership for the received document, and selecting at least one replacement lexical unit that is configured to replace at least a portion of the at least one particular lexical unit, wherein selection of the at least one replacement lexical unit is at least partly based on the acquired potential readership data. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

10/29/15 / #20150310409

Food printing additive manufacturing substrate structure ingestible material preparation system and method

A computationally implemented system and method that is designed to, but is not limited to: electronically directing control of at least partial treatment of the one or more portions of second material embedded in one or more ingestible substrate structures according to the treatment instructional information regarding the one or more subsequent ingestible substrate structure embedded secondary material treatment operations including directing energy to treat at least in part the one or more portions of the secondary material embedded in the one or more ingestible substrate structures to form at least in part the one or more selected ingestible products subsequent to and based at least in part upon the electronically receiving the user status information and the electronically receiving the selection information. In addition to the foregoing, other method aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text forming a part of the present disclosure.. ... Elwha Llc

10/29/15 / #20150310382

Food printing distribution network substrate structure ingestible material preparation system and method

A computationally implemented system and method that is designed to, but is not limited to: electronically directing control of at least partial preparation of the one or more selected ingestible products subsequent to and based at least in part upon the selection of the at least one candidate ingestible product as the at least one selected ingestible product via the electronically enabled input in response to the electronically outputted one or more selection menus and prior to preparation of the one or more selected ingestible products for ingestion by the particular individual living being of the selected ingestible products, the at least partial preparation of the one or more selected ingestible products occurring within a vicinity of the electronically outputting of the electronically outputted one or more selection menus. In addition to the foregoing, other method aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text forming a part of the present disclosure.. ... Elwha Llc

10/29/15 / #20150310128

Methods, systems, and devices for machines and machine states that manage relation data for modification of documents based on various corpora and/or modification data

Computationally implemented methods and systems include acquiring a document corpus that includes one or more outcome-linked documents, wherein the one or more outcome-linked documents are linked to an objective outcome, generating relation data that corresponds to data about one or more characteristics of the document corpus, and transmitting the generated relation data, wherein the generated relation data is configured to be used by an automated document analysis component to analyze a target document that has a characteristic in common with at least one of the one or more outcome-linked documents. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

10/29/15 / #20150310079

Methods, systems, and devices for machines and machine states that analyze and modify documents and various corpora

A method substantially as shown and described the detailed description and/or drawings and/or elsewhere herein. A device substantially as shown and described the detailed description and/or drawings and/or elsewhere herein.. ... Elwha Llc

10/29/15 / #20150310020

Methods, systems, and devices for outcome prediction of text submission to network based on corpora analysis

Computationally implemented methods and systems include receiving input of a message that is configured to be submitted to a network for publication, facilitating performance of text-based analysis on the acquired message to determine an objective message prediction, wherein the text-based analysis is at least partially based on a corpus of one or more related texts, and acquiring the determined objective message prediction. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

10/29/15 / #20150310003

Methods, systems, and devices for machines and machine states that manage relation data for modification of documents based on various corpora and/or modification data

Computationally implemented methods and systems include acquiring a document corpus that includes one or more outcome-linked documents, wherein the one or more outcome-linked documents are linked to an objective outcome, generating relation data that corresponds to data about one or more characteristics of the document corpus, and transmitting the generated relation data, wherein the generated relation data is configured to be used by an automated document analysis component to analyze a target document that has a characteristic in common with at least one of the one or more outcome-linked documents. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

10/29/15 / #20150309989

Methods, systems, and devices for lexical classification, grouping, and analysis of documents and/or document corpora

Computationally implemented methods and systems include selecting a target portion of a source document, presenting a representation of the target portion of the source document to a client, accepting input from the client that is configured to separate the target portion of the source document into a set of one or more designated lexical units, receiving association input from the client, said association input configured to associate at least one designated lexical unit with a further portion of the source document that is different than the target portion, and providing an output structure that represents the set of one or more designated lexical units. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

10/29/15 / #20150309986

Methods, systems, and devices for machines and machine states that facilitate modification of documents based on various corpora and/or modification data

Computationally implemented methods and systems include accepting a submission of a particular document that includes at least one particular lexical unit, facilitating acquisition of document modification data that includes data configured to be used to determine a modification to the particular document, and receiving an updated document in which at least a portion of at least one occurrence of the at least one particular lexical unit has been replaced with at least a portion of an acquired replacement lexical unit that is at least partly based on the document modification data. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

10/29/15 / #20150309985

Methods, systems, and devices for machines and machine states that facilitate modification of documents based on various corpora

Computationally implemented methods and systems include receiving a document that includes at least one particular lexical unit, acquiring potential readership data that includes data about a potential readership for the received document, and selecting at least one replacement lexical unit that is configured to replace at least a portion of the at least one particular lexical unit, wherein selection of the at least one replacement lexical unit is at least partly based on the acquired potential readership data. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

10/29/15 / #20150309981

Methods, systems, and devices for outcome prediction of text submission to network based on corpora analysis

Computationally implemented methods and systems include receiving input of a message that is configured to be submitted to a network for publication, facilitating performance of text-based analysis on the acquired message to determine an objective message prediction, wherein the text-based analysis is at least partially based on a corpus of one or more related texts, and acquiring the determined objective message prediction. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

10/29/15 / #20150309974

Methods, systems, and devices for lexical classification, grouping, and analysis of documents and/or document corpora

Computationally implemented methods and systems include selecting a target portion of a source document, presenting a representation of the target portion of the source document to a client, accepting input from the client that is configured to separate the target portion of the source document into a set of one or more designated lexical units, receiving association input from the client, said association input configured to associate at least one designated lexical unit with a further portion of the source document that is different than the target portion, and providing an output structure that represents the set of one or more designated lexical units. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

10/29/15 / #20150309973

Methods, systems, and devices for machines and machine states that facilitate modification of documents based on various corpora and/or modification data

Computationally implemented methods and systems include accepting a submission of a particular document that includes at least one particular lexical unit, facilitating acquisition of document modification data that includes data configured to be used to determine a modification to the particular document, and receiving an updated document in which at least a portion of at least one occurrence of the at least one particular lexical unit has been replaced with at least a portion of an acquired replacement lexical unit that is at least partly based on the document modification data. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

10/29/15 / #20150309965

Methods, systems, and devices for outcome prediction of text submission to network based on corpora analysis

Computationally implemented methods and systems include acquiring a message that is configured to be submitted to a network for publication, performing text-based analysis on the acquired message to determine an objective message prediction, wherein the text-based analysis is at least partially based on a corpus of one or more related texts, and transmitting the objective message prediction to a destination device, wherein the objective message prediction is configured to be presented on the destination device prior to submission of the acquired message to the network. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

10/22/15 / #20150304470

Systems and methods for automatically connecting a user of a hands-free intercommunication system

A hands-free intercom may include a user-tracking sensor, a directional microphone, a directional sound emitter, and a communication interface. The user-tracking sensor may determine a location of a user so the directional microphone can measure vocal emissions by the user and the directional sound emitter can deliver audio to the user. ... Elwha Llc

10/22/15 / #20150304032

Multi-wavelength visible light communications systems and methods

A system for transmitting data using light includes a plurality of light sources configured to transmit light at non-overlapping wavelengths, processing electronics, and a diffuser configured to diffuse the transmission of light. The processing electronics assign the plurality of light sources to a plurality of channels, accept a data stream, allocate the data stream to the channels, and modulate a transmission of the light using the allocated data stream, where the allocated data used to modulate a first light source of the plurality of light sources is separate from the allocated data used to modulate a second light source of the plurality of light sources.. ... Elwha Llc

10/22/15 / #20150302375

Food printing stock supply substrate structure ingestible material preparation system and method

A computationally implemented system and method that is designed to, but is not limited to: electronically directing control of at least partial preparation of the one or more selected ingestible products subsequent to and based at least in part upon the selection of the at least one candidate ingestible product as the at least one selected ingestible product via the electronically enabled input in response to the electronically outputted one or more selection menus and prior to preparation of the one or more selected ingestible products for ingestion by the particular individual living being of the selected ingestible products, the at least partial preparation of the one or more selected ingestible products occurring within a vicinity of the electronically outputting of the electronically outputted one or more selection menus. In addition to the foregoing, other method aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text forming a part of the present disclosure.. ... Elwha Llc

10/22/15 / #20150296865

Food printing goal implementation substrate structure ingestible material preparation system and method

Prior to dispensing of the one or more selected ingestible products for ingestion by the particular individual living being of the selected ingestible products, the at least partial preparation of the one or more selected ingestible products occurring within a first vicinity of the electronically outputting of the electronically generated one or more selection menus; and electronically directing control at least in part of acquisition of ingestion intelligence including information related to ingestion by the particular individual living being of at least one of the one or more selected ingestible products, the ingestion by the particular individual living being within a second vicinity of the electronically outputting of the electronically generated one or more selection menus. In addition to the foregoing, other method aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text forming a part of the present disclosure.. ... Elwha Llc

10/01/15 / #20150279185

Quantified-self machines and circuits reflexively related to food-and-nutrition machines and circuits

A method substantially as shown and described in the detailed description and/or drawings and/or elsewhere herein. A device substantially as shown and described in the detailed description and/or drawings and/or elsewhere herein.. ... Elwha Llc

10/01/15 / #20150279178

Quantified-self machines and circuits reflexively related to fabricator, big-data analytics and user interfaces, and supply machines and circuits

A computationally implemented system and method that is designed to, but is not limited to: electronically effecting state-machine-based emission of first-indication data indicative of first-requested-characteristic data descriptive of one or more human subjects elicited at least in part by electronic state-machine-based presentation of one or more characteristic-data-candidate prompts. In addition to the foregoing, other method aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text forming a part of the present disclosure.. ... Elwha Llc

10/01/15 / #20150279177

Quantified-self machines and circuits reflexively related to fabricator, big-data analytics and user interfaces, and supply machines and circuits

A computationally implemented system and method that is designed to, but is not limited to: electronically effecting state-machine-based emission of first-indication data indicative of first-requested-characteristic data descriptive of one or more human subjects elicited at least in part by electronic state-machine-based presentation of one or more characteristic-data-candidate prompts. In addition to the foregoing, other method aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text forming a part of the present disclosure.. ... Elwha Llc

10/01/15 / #20150279176

Quantified-self and fabricator machines and circuits reflexively related to big-data analytics user interface systems, machines and circuits

A computationally implemented system and method that is designed to, but is not limited to: electronically performing transistor-based reception of first query selection data related to electronic transistor-based presentation of first query selection options regarding allocation data associated with machine-automated food allocation to one or more users. In addition to the foregoing, other method aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text forming a part of the present disclosure.. ... Elwha Llc

10/01/15 / #20150279175

Quantified-self machines and circuits reflexively related to big data analytics user interface systems, machines and circuits

A computationally implemented system and method that is designed to, but is not limited to: electronically achieving transistor-based communication from one or more automated-food-item production locations with one or more data centers for machine-assisted updating of food-item production data at the one or more automated-food-item production locations regarding one or more aspects of machine-automated-food-item providing. In addition to the foregoing, other method aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text forming a part of the present disclosure.. ... Elwha Llc

10/01/15 / #20150279174

Quantified-self and fabricator machines and circuits reflexively related to big-data analytics user interface systems, machines and circuits

A computationally implemented system and method that is designed to, but is not limited to: electronically performing transistor-based reception of first query selection data related to electronic transistor-based presentation of first query selection options regarding allocation data associated with machine-automated food allocation to one or more users. In addition to the foregoing, other method aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text forming a part of the present disclosure.. ... Elwha Llc

10/01/15 / #20150279173

Quantified-self machines and circuits reflexively related to big data analytics user interface systems, machines and circuits

A computationally implemented system and method that is designed to, but is not limited to: electronically achieving transistor-based communication from one or more automated-food-item production locations with one or more data centers for machine-assisted updating of food-item production data at the one or more automated-food-item production locations regarding one or more aspects of machine-automated-food-item providing. In addition to the foregoing, other method aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text forming a part of the present disclosure.. ... Elwha Llc

10/01/15 / #20150279172

Quantified-self machines, circuits and interfaces reflexively related to food fabricator machines and circuits

A semiconductor-transistor-based system and device that are designed to, but are not limited to: electronically outputting electronic-semiconductor-transistor-voltage-level-based-state-machine-assisted-user-menu-selection display associated with electronic-semiconductor-transistor-voltage-level-based-state-machine-assisted collection of user-physiological information, associated with electronic-semiconductor-transistor-voltage-level-based-state-machine-assisted collection of user-conduct information, and associated with electronic-semiconductor-transistor-voltage-level-based-state-machine-assisted obtaining of food-based information. In addition to the foregoing, other method aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text forming a part of the present disclosure.. ... Elwha Llc

10/01/15 / #20150279171

Quantified-self machines, circuits and interfaces reflexively related to food fabricator machines and circuits

A semiconductor-transistor-based system and device that are designed to, but are not limited to: electronically outputting electronic-semiconductor-transistor-voltage-level-based-state-machine-assisted-user-menu-selection display associated with electronic-semiconductor-transistor-voltage-level-based-state-machine-assisted collection of user-physiological information, associated with electronic-semiconductor-transistor-voltage-level-based-state-machine-assisted collection of user-conduct information, and associated with electronic-semiconductor-transistor-voltage-level-based-state-machine-assisted obtaining of food-based information. In addition to the foregoing, other method aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text forming a part of the present disclosure.. ... Elwha Llc

10/01/15 / #20150278535

Methods, systems, and devices for obscuring entities depicted in captured images

Computationally implemented methods and systems include acquiring an image that includes a depiction of a feature of one or more entities, attaining identification of a particular entity of the one or more entities for which the depiction of the feature is present in the image, and obtaining relationship data that indicates whether the particular entity has a relationship with a device that facilitated acquisition of the image. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

10/01/15 / #20150278481

Quantified-self machines and circuits reflexively related to big-data analytics systems and associated food-and-nutrition machines and circuits

A computationally implemented system and method that is designed to, but is not limited to: electronically accessing record data associated with ingestible material dispensing by one or more dispensing machines to one or more individuals. In addition to the foregoing, other method aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text forming a part of the present disclosure.. ... Elwha Llc

10/01/15 / #20150278480

Quantified-self machines and circuits reflexively related to kiosk systems and associated food-and-nutrition machines and circuits

A computationally implemented system and method that is designed to, but is not limited to: electronically receiving user biological status information from electronically involved detection of one or more biological user conditions. In addition to the foregoing, other method aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text forming a part of the present disclosure.. ... Elwha Llc

10/01/15 / #20150278455

Quantified-self machines and circuits reflexively related to big-data analytics systems and associated fabrication machines and circuits

A computationally implemented system and method that is designed to, but is not limited to: electronically accessing record data associated with ingestible material dispensing by one or more dispensing machines to one or more individuals. In addition to the foregoing, other method aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text forming a part of the present disclosure.. ... Elwha Llc

10/01/15 / #20150278431

Quantified-self machines and circuits reflexively related to kiosk systems and associated fabrication machines and circuits

A computationally implemented system and method that is designed to, but is not limited to: electronically receiving user biological status information from electronically involved detection of one or more biological user conditions. In addition to the foregoing, other method aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text forming a part of the present disclosure.. ... Elwha Llc

10/01/15 / #20150277397

Quantified-self machines and circuits reflexively related to food fabricator machines and circuits

A semiconductor-transistor-based system and device that are designed to, but are not limited to: electronically performing electronic-semiconductor-transistor-based-device-assisted monitoring of user physiological aspect data of an electronic-semiconductor-transistor-based-device user involving in part orchestration of electronic-semiconductor-transistor-based voltage levels and performing electronic-semiconductor-transistor-based-device-assisted monitoring of user behavioral aspect data of the electronic-semiconductor-transistor-based-device user involving in part orchestration of electronic-semiconductor-transistor-based voltage levels. In addition to the foregoing, other method aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text forming a part of the present disclosure.. ... Elwha Llc

10/01/15 / #20150276928

Methods and apparatus for controlling a surface scattering antenna array

An array of scattering and/or reflector antennas are configured to produce a series of beam patterns, where in some embodiments the scattering antenna and/or the reflector antenna includes complementary metamaterial elements. In some embodiments circuitry may be configured to set a series of conditions corresponding to the array to produce the series of beam patterns, and to produce an image of an object that is illuminated by the series of beam patterns.. ... Elwha Llc

10/01/15 / #20150276926

Surface scattering antenna array

An array of scattering and/or reflector antennas are configured to produce a series of beam patterns, where in some embodiments the scattering antenna and/or the reflector antenna includes complementary metamaterial elements. In some embodiments control circuitry is operably connected to the array to produce an image of an object in the beam pattern.. ... Elwha Llc

10/01/15 / #20150272195

Quantified-self machines and circuits reflexively related to food fabricator machines and circuits

A semiconductor-transistor-based system and device that are designed to, but are not limited to: electronically performing electronic-semiconductor-transistor-based-device-assisted monitoring of user physiological aspect data of an electronic-semiconductor-transistor-based-device user involving in part orchestration of electronic-semiconductor-transistor-based voltage levels and performing electronic-semiconductor-transistor-based-device-assisted monitoring of user behavioral aspect data of the electronic-semiconductor-transistor-based-device user involving in part orchestration of electronic-semiconductor-transistor-based voltage levels. In addition to the foregoing, other method aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text forming a part of the present disclosure.. ... Elwha Llc

09/24/15 / #20150271876

Systems and methods for warming plants

A plant warming system includes a sensor configured to acquire temperature data representative of a temperature of a plant, a heating system including an antenna configured to direct microwaves toward the plant, and a control system configured to control operation of the heating system based on the temperature data.. . ... Elwha Llc

09/24/15 / #20150269758

Systems and methods for surface covering preparation

A surface covering layout system includes a processing circuit configured to receive image data regarding one or more images associated with a surface to be covered with a surface covering, and generate a surface covering layout based on the image data, the surface covering layout providing an indication of a pattern of a plurality of covering members included in the surface covering.. . ... Elwha Llc

09/24/15 / #20150269746

Systems and methods for surface covering preparation

A surface covering layout system includes a processing circuit configured to receive image data regarding one or more images associated with a surface to be covered with a surface covering, and generate a surface covering layout based on the image data, the surface covering layout providing an indication of a pattern of a plurality of covering members included in the surface covering.. . ... Elwha Llc

09/24/15 / #20150269384

Devices, methods, and systems for managing representations of entities through use of privacy indicators

Computationally implemented methods and systems include acquiring a block of encrypted data that corresponds to an image that has been encrypted through use of a unique device code associated with an image capture device configured to capture the image that includes a representation of a feature of an entity, obtaining a privacy metadata that corresponds to a detection of a privacy beacon in the image, said at least one image captured by the image capture device, said privacy beacon associated with the entity, and determining, at least partly based on the obtained privacy metadata, and partly based on a calculation related to the block of encrypted data that corresponds to the whether to allow one or more processes related to the encrypted data block. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

09/24/15 / #20150268682

Systems and methods for managing power supply systems

A power supply system includes a fuel cell configured to be activated from an inactive state to an active state to provide electricity to a power consuming system; and a heat transfer device configured to transfer heat energy generated by the power consuming system to the fuel cell while the fuel cell is in the inactive state.. . ... Elwha Llc

09/24/15 / #20150268157

Multilayer nanohole array sensor

A sensor includes a multilayer dielectric having a nanohole array formed therein, where the multilayer dielectric has a base substrate layer and more than one dielectric layer formed on the base substrate layer. The multilayer dielectric is configured to support an optical bloch surface state in response to a source light, and where the surface state is formed at an interface of the multilayer dielectric and an analyte. ... Elwha Llc

09/24/15 / #20150264858

Systems and methods for sorting seedlings for planting

A germination facility includes a seedling growing system configured to grow a plurality of seedlings; and a seedling sorting device configured to receive spatially variable planting data regarding a planting area for planting the seedlings; receive seedling data regarding the plurality of seedlings; and arrange the plurality of seedlings in a planting container based on the seedling data and on the planting data.. . ... Elwha Llc

09/17/15 / #20150264452

Computational methods and systems for reporting information regarding appurtenances to wound dressings

Computational systems and methods for reporting information regarding appurtenances to wound dressings are described. A system can include an appurtenance to a wound dressing, including a substrate, a transmission unit, a selectively activated switch, and a projection of a size and shape to extend into an interior region of a wound dressing and configured to sample a fluid associated with a wound; a local unit, including a receiver configured to receive signals from the transmission unit, a transmitter configured to send signals to the transmission unit, a processor, non-volatile memory, and a power source; and a central assembly, including a processor, a receiver configured to receive signals from the local unit, and at least one user interface.. ... Elwha Llc

09/17/15 / #20150257653

Device, system, and method for determining blood pressure in a mammalian subject

Devices, systems, and methods are disclosed herein for remotely determining blood pressure in a mammalian subject. A method for remotely determining blood pressure in a mammalian subject is disclosed that includes emitting multiple radiation pulses to one or more locations on a skin surface of the mammalian subject; and determining the blood pressure in the subject based on a calculation of timing of one or more heartbeats relative to timing of a first blood pressure pulse and timing of a second blood pressure pulse.. ... Elwha Llc

09/10/15 / #20150257306

Microchannel heat transfer with liquid metals

A apparatus for controlling heat transfer between portions of a substrate is provided. The apparatus includes a substrate including at least part of a hydraulic circuit, the hydraulic circuit including a plurality of microconduits, the plurality of microconduits including a first microconduit and a second microconduit. ... Elwha Llc

09/10/15 / #20150253424

Systems and methods for ultrasonic position and motion detection

The present disclosure provides systems and methods associated with determining position and/or movement information using ultrasound. A system may include one or more ultrasonic transmitters and/or receivers. ... Elwha Llc

09/10/15 / #20150252950

Underwater oil pipeline heating systems

A system for reducing buildup of solids in pipes used in underwater oil operations is disclosed. The system includes an annular pipe having an inner pipe wall and an outer pipe wall. ... Elwha Llc

09/10/15 / #20150250682

Computational systems and methods for monitoring medication events including a camera and identified time intervals

Computer-based systems and computer-implemented methods are described for monitoring medication events for an individual. Computer-based systems include systems for monitoring medication events relating to an individual, including: circuitry for analyzing data for an identifier of a first medication event for an individual; circuitry for analyzing the data for at least one attribute of an individual; circuitry for analyzing the data for at least one attribute relating to a medication during the first medication event; circuitry for analyzing the data for at least one feature of visual information and at least one feature of non-visual information relating to the individual during the first medication event; circuitry for analyzing the received data for a time associated with the first medication event; circuitry for determining a compliance likelihood for the first medication event based on the analyses of the received data; and circuitry for indicating the determined compliance likelihood.. ... Elwha Llc

09/10/15 / #20150250436

Systems, devices, and methods for lowering dental x-ray dosage including feedback sensors

Systems, devices, and methods are described for providing, among other things, an intra-oral x-ray imaging system configured to reduce patient exposure to x-rays, reduce amount of scatter, transmission, or re-radiation during imaging, or improve x-ray image quality. In an embodiment, an intra-oral x-ray imaging system includes an intra-oral x-ray sensor configured to communicate intra-oral x-ray sensor position information or intra-oral x-ray sensor orientation information to a remote x-ray source.. ... Elwha Llc

09/10/15 / #20150250435

Systems, devices, and methods for lowering dental x-ray dosage including feedback sensors

Systems, devices, and methods are described for providing, among other things, an intra-oral x-ray imaging system configured to reduce patient exposure to x-rays, reduce amount of scatter, transmission, or re-radiation during imaging, or improve x-ray image quality. In an embodiment, an intra-oral x-ray imaging system includes an intra-oral x-ray sensor configured to communicate intra-oral x-ray sensor position information or intra-oral x-ray sensor orientation information to a remote x-ray source.. ... Elwha Llc

09/10/15 / #20150250433

Systems, devices, and methods for lowering dental x-ray dosage including feedback sensors

Systems, devices, and methods are described for providing, among other things, an intra-oral x-ray imaging system configured to reduce patient exposure to x-rays, reduce amount of scatter, transmission, or re-radiation during imaging, or improve x-ray image quality. In an embodiment, an intra-oral x-ray imaging system includes an intra-oral x-ray sensor configured to communicate intra-oral x-ray sensor position information or intra-oral x-ray sensor orientation information to a remote x-ray source.. ... Elwha Llc

09/03/15 / #20150249781

Mobile device for requesting the capture of an image

A system for capturing an image of a user includes a mobile device for requesting capture of the image of the user and a camera. The mobile device further includes a communications device, a user input device, and a processing circuit configured to broadcast a request formatted to cause one or more cameras to capture an image using the communications device and in response to an input received via the user input device. ... Elwha Llc

08/27/15 / #20150244873

Systems and methods for monitoring sound during an in-building emergency

A system for monitoring a building having one or more microphones coupled to a telephone includes a detector configured to detect a triggering event within the building and transmit an activating signal when the triggering event is detected, and a control module configured to receive the activating signal from the detector. The control module is programmed to activate at least one of the one or more microphones to monitor sound when the activating signal is received.. ... Elwha Llc

08/27/15 / #20150243468

Applications of graphene grids in vacuum electronics

Graphene grids are configured for applications in vacuum electronic devices. A multilayer graphene grid is configured as a filter for electrons in a specific energy range, in a field emission device or other vacuum electronic device. ... Elwha Llc

08/27/15 / #20150239365

System and method for predictive control of an energy storage system for a vehicle

A system and method for management of an energy storage system for a vehicle is disclosed. The energy storage system may comprise a battery system for a vehicle such as an electric vehicle or hybrid-electric vehicle. ... Elwha Llc

08/27/15 / #20150238691

Control systems for release of medication responsive to joint activity

In some embodiments, a system for responsive release of a medicament in an artificial joint region includes: an implantable sensor unit including at least one sensor, the implantable sensor unit configured to be implanted in an artificial joint region; a responsive release control unit including an electronic controller and memory, the responsive release control unit configured to receive signals from the implantable sensor unit and to send signals to an implantable medicament release unit; and the implantable medicament release unit, including a reservoir and a controllable release unit attached to the reservoir, the controllable release unit configured to provide access to the reservoir in response to signals from the responsive release control unit, the implantable medicament release unit configured to be implanted in the artificial joint region.. . ... Elwha Llc

08/20/15 / #20150233070

Systems and methods for deicing

A deicing method includes the steps of determining a necessary quantity of heat to substantially vaporize an interfacial layer between a solid surface and a layer of ice and applying pulsed heating at the interfacial layer. The pulsed heating is applied with the determined necessary quantity of heat to substantially vaporize the interfacial layer.. ... Elwha Llc

08/06/15 / #20150222886

Controllable lenticular lenslets

An autostereoscopic 3d display system includes a display having a plurality of pixels, wherein each pixel is configured to display light rays representing a left-eye view and a right-eye view of an image. The autostereoscopic 3d display system further includes an optical-deflection system configured to control the light rays representing the left-eye view and the right-eye view. ... Elwha Llc

08/06/15 / #20150222757

Systems and methods for automatically connecting a user of a hands-free intercommunication system

A hands-free intercom may include a user-tracking sensor, a directional microphone, a directional sound emitter, and a communication interface. The user-tracking sensor may determine a location of a user so the directional microphone can measure vocal emissions by the user and the directional sound emitter can deliver audio to the user. ... Elwha Llc

08/06/15 / #20150222075

Method and system for pumping of an optical resonator

A method of pumping an optical resonator includes directing light generated by a pumping light at the optical resonator, exciting a propagating surface state of the optical resonator at an interface of the optical resonator, and changing a propagating frequency of the light proximate the interface, where the changed frequency corresponds to a propagation frequency of the surface state. The optical resonator includes a photonic crystal and a material, where the interface is formed between the photonic crystal and the material.. ... Elwha Llc

08/06/15 / #20150220803

Autogenerating video from text

A method of converting user-selected printed text to a synthesized image sequence is provided. The method includes capturing a first image of printed text and generating a model information associated with the text.. ... Elwha Llc

08/06/15 / #20150220701

Computational systems and methods for monitoring medication events

Computer-based systems and computer-implemented methods are described for monitoring medication events for an individual. Computer-based systems include systems for monitoring medication events relating to an individual, including: circuitry for analyzing data for an identifier of a first medication event for an individual; circuitry for analyzing the data for at least one attribute of an individual; circuitry for analyzing the data for at least one attribute relating to a medication during the first medication event; circuitry for analyzing the data for at least one feature of visual information and at least one feature of non-visual information relating to the individual during the first medication event; circuitry for analyzing the received data for a time associated with the first medication event; circuitry for determining a compliance likelihood for the first medication event based on the analyses of the received data; and circuitry for indicating the determined compliance likelihood.. ... Elwha Llc

07/30/15 / #20150214740

Systems and methods for controlled startup of electrical devices loading a power line

An electrical system having a plurality of devices is supplied with power by a common power supply line. One of the devices has a circuit that slows or delays device startup or activation in response to a signal indicative of power demand, draw or use by another of the plurality of devices supplied with power by the common power supply line.. ... Elwha Llc

07/30/15 / #20150213992

Electronic device multi-layer graphene grid

A vacuum electronic device includes a multi-layer graphene grid that includes at least two layers of graphene, where the transmission of electrons through the multi-layer graphene grid can be tuned by varying the parameters of the vacuum electronic device such as the number of graphene layers, relative positions of the electrodes, voltage biases applied to the electrodes, and other device parameters.. . ... Elwha Llc

07/30/15 / #20150211791

Vacuum assisted dryer systems and methods

Dryers and methods of using dryers are described herein. The dryer includes a housing, a drying chamber disposed within the housing, and a heating element. ... Elwha Llc

07/30/15 / #20150210773

Compositions and methods including recombinant b lymphocyte cell line including at least one endogenous gene expressing at least one endogenous membrane immunoglobulin reactive to a first antigen and including at least one exogenously incorporated nucleic acid expressing at least one exogenous secreted immunoglobulin reactive to a second antigen

Compositions and methods are disclosed herein for producing one or more immunoglobulins in an isolated b lymphocyte cell line. An isolated recombinant cell line includes an isolated b lymphocyte cell line capable of expressing at least one endogenous membrane immunoglobulin reactive to a first antigen and at least one exogenously incorporated nucleic acid encoding at least one secreted immunoglobulin reactive to a second antigen.. ... Elwha Llc

07/30/15 / #20150208961

Dormant to active appurtenances for reporting information regarding wound dressings

Appurtenances to wound dressings can include: a substrate configured to attach to a wound dressing; a fluid-activated voltaic cell attached to the substrate; a transmission unit attached to a surface of the substrate, the transmission unit including circuitry and at least one antenna, the transmission unit configured to transmit a signal in response to current generated by the fluid-activated voltaic cell; and a projection operably attached to the fluid-activated voltaic cell, the projection of a size and shape to extend into an interior region of the wound dressing and configured to sample a fluid within the interior region of the wound dressing.. . ... Elwha Llc

07/23/15 / #20150204998

Security scanning device

A method of searching for a threat includes determining a characteristic of a target, determining an allowable dosage based on the characteristic, determining a parameter of a scanning beam based on the allowable dosage with a processing circuit, transmitting the scanning beam toward the target with a scanner, and creating a representation of the target with the processing circuit.. . ... Elwha Llc

07/23/15 / #20150204681

Systems and methods for adjusting a contour of a vehicle based on a protrusion

A system for informing a navigation system of a vehicle of a protrusion includes a sensor and a processing circuit. The sensor is configured to generate sensor data based on a position of cargo. ... Elwha Llc

07/23/15 / #20150204006

Energy efficient dryer systems

A dryer including a housing, a drying chamber disposed within the housing, and a heating element coupled to the housing. The dryer further includes an intake configured to supply intake air to the drying chamber and an exhaust vent configured to vent exhaust air out of the drying chamber. ... Elwha Llc

07/23/15 / #20150203572

Compositions and methods including recombinant b lymphocyte cell line including an exogenously incorporated nucleic acid expressing an exogenous membrane immunoglobulin reactive to a first antigen and including an endogenous gene expressing an endogenous secreted immunoglobulin reactive to a second antigen

Compositions and methods are disclosed herein for producing one or more immunoglobulins in an isolated b lymphocyte cell line. An isolated cell line includes an isolated b lymphocyte cell line capable of expressing at least one exogenously incorporated membrane immunoglobulin reactive to a first antigen and at least one endogenous secreted immunoglobulin reactive to a second antigen.. ... Elwha Llc

07/23/15 / #20150203213

Unoccupied flying vehicle (ufv) location confirmance

Disclosed herein are example embodiments for unoccupied flying vehicle (ufv) location confirmance. For certain example embodiments, at least one machine, such as a ufv, may: (i) obtain at least one indication of at least one location of a ufv; or (ii) attempt to counter at least one attack against a location determination for the ufv. ... Elwha Llc

07/23/15 / #20150203113

Vehicle collision management responsive to traction conditions in an avoidance path

Described embodiments include a system and a method. A system includes a surface evaluation circuit configured to determine a surface fraction characteristic of at least a portion of a driving surface of a possible collision avoidance path of a vehicle. ... Elwha Llc

07/23/15 / #20150203112

Vehicle collision management responsive to adverse circumstances in an avoidance path

Described embodiments include a system and a method. A system includes an evaluation circuit configured to determine a characteristic of an adverse circumstance present in a possible collision avoidance path of a vehicle. ... Elwha Llc

07/23/15 / #20150201566

Harvesting and grafting of trees

A tree harvester includes a body and a harvesting system coupled to the body. The tree harvester further includes a control system coupled to the body. ... Elwha Llc

07/16/15 / #20150199992

Topographic feedforward system

A control mechanism may control the height and/or position of a read/write head configured to interact with a rotating information storage surface. A computation unit may compute a detected topography from gap measurements using a dynamic filter including a model of read/write head dynamics. ... Elwha Llc

07/16/15 / #20150199738

Guaranty investigation

Disclosed herein are example embodiments for guaranty investigation. For certain example embodiments, at least one device, such as a server device of a background check provider: (i) may detect at least one request to investigate at least one guaranty corresponding to at least one product transaction; or (ii) may communicate at least one result of at least one investigation of at least one guaranty corresponding to at least one product transaction. ... Elwha Llc

07/16/15 / #20150197905

Biomass storage system

An apparatus for forming a water storage material from a biomass input material using supercritical or subcritical fluid processing, the water storage material capable of absorbing a liquid and releasing the liquid. The apparatus utilizes supercritical fluid processing, subcritical fluid processing, charring, or a combination thereof. ... Elwha Llc

07/02/15 / #20150187026

Directing one or more users to one or more automated customized food generation machines

Computationally implemented methods and systems include acquiring user preference information of a user that indicates one or more customized food preferences of the user including at least one or more preferences related to integrity of one or more ingredients for use in generating one or more customized food items; identifying one or more capable automated customized food generation machines that have one or more ingredients in one or more sufficient quantities to be able to currently generate at least one customized food item in accordance with the one or more customized food preferences of the user; and presenting, in response at least in part to the identification, one or more indicators that direct the user to at least one automated customized food generation machine. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

07/02/15 / #20150186981

Identifying one or more substitute automated customized food generation machines for generating one or more substitute customized food items

Computationally implemented methods and systems include acquiring user preference information of a user that indicates one or more customized food preferences of the user including at least one or more ingredient integrity preferences related to integrity of one or more ingredients; determining that there is no capable automated customized food generation machine present in nearby vicinity of the user that is able to currently generate one or more customized food items in compliance with the one or more customized food preferences of the user; and identifying one or more substitute automated customized food generation machines present in the nearby vicinity of the user that are able to currently generate at least one substitute customized food item that is only in partial compliance with the one or more customized food preferences of the user. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

07/02/15 / #20150186971

Automated generation of one or more customized food items in response to a generic food request

Computationally implemented methods and systems include receiving a generic food request from a user for one or more food items; obtaining, in response to the reception of the generic food request, user preference information of the user that indicates one or more food customization preferences of the user including at least one or more ingredient integrity preferences of the user related to integrity of one or more ingredients, the user preference information to be obtained from one or more sources other than the user; and directing automated generation of one or more customized food items in response to the received generic food request and in accordance, at least in part, with the obtained user preference information. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

07/02/15 / #20150186970

Directing one or more users to one or more automated customized food generation machines

Computationally implemented methods and systems include acquiring user preference information of a user that indicates one or more customized food preferences of the user including at least one or more preferences related to integrity of one or more ingredients for use in generating one or more customized food items; identifying one or more capable automated customized food generation machines that have one or more ingredients in one or more sufficient quantities to be able to currently generate at least one customized food item in accordance with the one or more customized food preferences of the user; and presenting, in response at least in part to the identification, one or more indicators that direct the user to at least one automated customized food generation machine. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

07/02/15 / #20150186969

Systems and methods for providing customized food items that are customized based, at least in part, on customized food item integrity preference

Computationally implemented methods and systems include acquiring user information associated with one or more users for use in generating one or more customized food items that are customized specifically for the one or more users, the user information to be acquired including at least one or more user preferences related to integrity of one or more food ingredients to be included in the one or more customized food items; and directing generation of the one or more customized food items for the one or more users, the one or more customized food items having been customized to show one or more visual indicators that provide customized information that has been customized in accordance, at least in part, with the acquired user information. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

07/02/15 / #20150186968

Systems and methods for providing customized food items that are customized based, at least in part, on customized food item integrity preference

Computationally implemented methods and systems include acquiring user information associated with one or more users for use in generating one or more customized food items that are customized specifically for the one or more users, the user information to be acquired including at least one or more user preferences related to integrity of one or more food ingredients to be included in the one or more customized food items; and directing generation of the one or more customized food items for the one or more users, the one or more customized food items having been customized to show one or more visual indicators that provide customized information that has been customized in accordance, at least in part, with the acquired user information. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

07/02/15 / #20150186966

Systems and methods for providing customized packagings for customized food items that were customized based, at least in part, on customized food item integrity preference

Computationally implemented methods and systems include acquiring user information associated with one or more users for preparing one or more customized food items for the one or more users, the user information including one or more user preferences related to integrity of one or more food ingredients to be included in the one or more customized food items; and directing generation of one or more customized packagings for holding the one or more customized food items of the one or more users, the one or more customized packagings having one or more features that are customized based, at least in part, on the acquired user information. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

07/02/15 / #20150185974

Automated generation of one or more customized food items in response to a generic food request

Computationally implemented methods and systems include receiving a generic food request from a user for one or more food items; obtaining, in response to the reception of the generic food request, user preference information of the user that indicates one or more food customization preferences of the user including at least one or more ingredient integrity preferences of the user related to integrity of one or more ingredients, the user preference information to be obtained from one or more sources other than the user; and directing automated generation of one or more customized food items in response to the received generic food request and in accordance, at least in part, with the obtained user preference information. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

07/02/15 / #20150183534

Systems and methods for providing customized packagings for customized food items that were customized based, at least in part, on customized food item integrity preference

Computationally implemented methods and systems include acquiring user information associated with one or more users for preparing one or more customized food items for the one or more users, the user information including one or more user preferences related to integrity of one or more food ingredients to be included in the one or more customized food items; and directing generation of one or more customized packagings for holding the one or more customized food items of the one or more users, the one or more customized packagings having one or more features that are customized based, at least in part, on the acquired user information. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

07/02/15 / #20150181923

Identifying one or more substitute automated customized food generation machines for generating one or more substitute customized food items

Computationally implemented methods and systems include acquiring user preference information of a user that indicates one or more customized food preferences of the user including at least one or more ingredient integrity preferences related to integrity of one or more ingredients; determining that there is no capable automated customized food generation machine present in nearby vicinity of the user that is able to currently generate one or more customized food items in compliance with the one or more customized food preferences of the user; and identifying one or more substitute automated customized food generation machines present in the nearby vicinity of the user that are able to currently generate at least one substitute customized food item that is only in partial compliance with the one or more customized food preferences of the user. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

06/25/15 / #20150179389

Performance optimization of a field emission device

A field emission device is configured as a heat engine, and the performance of the device is optimized.. . ... Elwha Llc

06/25/15 / #20150179386

Field emission device with nanotube or nanowire grid

A field emission device is configured with a grid that includes nanotubes or nanowires. In one embodiment a cathode, an anode, and a nanotube or nanowire grid are responsive to inputs to produce a potential barrier between the grid and at least one of the cathode and the anode such that a set of electrons from the cathode can tunnel through the potential barrier to produce a net current at the anode.. ... Elwha Llc

06/25/15 / #20150177374

Systems and methods for concealed radar imaging

A concealed radar imaging system includes a visible light mirror, a radar device positioned behind the visible light mirror, and a processing circuit coupled to the radar device. The visible light mirror includes a reflective layer configured to reflect visible light, and allow a radar signal to pass therethrough. ... Elwha Llc

06/25/15 / #20150173302

Reflective articles and methods for increasing photosynthesis

Provided is a reflective article including a first reflecting material and a second retro reflecting material; where sunlight that is photosynthetically active is at least partially reflected by the article and sunlight that is not photosynthetically active is at least partially retro reflected by the article. Also provided is a method for growing a plant, where the method includes placing the reflective article under, around, or in the proximity of the plant.. ... Elwha Llc

06/18/15 / #20150172448

Customized hardware selection for a mobile phone

A computerized method of customizing hardware for a mobile phone is provided. The method includes receiving shell selection information from a user input device, identifying a set of hardware components, the set of hardware components generated based on a compatibility between the hardware components and the shell selection information, and outputting the identified set of compatible hardware components.. ... Elwha Llc

06/18/15 / #20150172447

Customized hardware selection for a mobile phone

A computerized method of customizing hardware for a mobile phone is provided. The method includes receiving shell selection information from a user input device, identifying a set of hardware components, the set of hardware components generated based on a compatibility between the hardware components and the shell selection information, and outputting the identified set of compatible hardware components.. ... Elwha Llc

06/18/15 / #20150171516

Sub-nyquist complex-holographic aperture antenna configured to define selectable, arbitrary complex electromagnetic fields

Described embodiments include an antenna, method, and an apparatus. The antenna includes a sub-nyquist complex-holographic aperture configured to define at least two selectable, arbitrary complex radiofrequency electromagnetic fields on a surface with tangential wavenumbers up to 2π over the aperture element spacing (k_apt=2π/a).. ... Elwha Llc

06/18/15 / #20150171514

System wirelessly transferring power to a target device over a modeled transmission pathway without exceeding a radiation limit for human beings

Described embodiments include a system, method, and apparatus. The system includes an antenna comprising a sub-nyquist holographic aperture configured to define selectable arbitrary complex radiofrequency electromagnetic fields on a surface of the antenna. ... Elwha Llc

06/18/15 / #20150171513

System wirelessly transferring power to a target device over a tested transmission pathway

Described embodiments include a system, method, and apparatus. A system includes an antenna comprising a sub-nyquist holographic aperture configured to define selectable arbitrary complex radiofrequency electromagnetic fields on a surface of the antenna. ... Elwha Llc

06/18/15 / #20150171512

Sub-nyquist holographic aperture antenna configured to define selectable, arbitrary complex electromagnetic fields

Described embodiments include an antenna, method, and an apparatus. The antenna includes a sub-nyquist holographic aperture configured to define at least two selectable, arbitrary complex radiofrequency electromagnetic fields on a surface with tangential wavenumbers up to the free-space wavenumber (k0). ... Elwha Llc

06/18/15 / #20150167267

Systems and methods for gathering water

A conduit system for gathering water from soil includes multiple conduits configured for insertion into soil. Each conduit includes a wall having an outer surface configured to be exposed to soil and an inner surface defining a central passage. ... Elwha Llc

06/18/15 / #20150165684

Systems and methods for providing coupling joints

A system for providing a joint for connecting a first object and a second object includes a data acquisition device configured to acquire joint parameter data regarding the first object and the second object, and a controller coupled to the data acquisition device and configured to provide joint design data regarding a design of the joint based on the joint parameter data.. . ... Elwha Llc

06/18/15 / #20150165445

Acoustic source fragmentation system for breaking ground material

A system for fragmenting material includes an energy source, an acoustic transmitter, and a controller. The acoustic transmitter is coupled to the energy source and includes a unit acoustic source configured to emit an acoustic wave through a volume of ground material. ... Elwha Llc

06/18/15 / #20150164407

Grooming systems, devices, and methods including detection of hair-covered skin lesions during grooming and including topographical analysis

Systems, devices, and methods are described for acquiring, among other things, lesion information from a hair or fur-covered region of a biological subject.. . ... Elwha Llc

06/18/15 / #20150164406

Grooming systems, devices, and methods including detection of hair-covered skin lesions during grooming and including topographical analysis

Systems, devices, and methods are described for acquiring, among other things, lesion information from a hair or fur-covered region of a biological subject.. . ... Elwha Llc

06/18/15 / #20150164214

Grooming systems, devices, and methods including detection of hair-covered skin lesions during grooming and including topographical analysis

Systems, devices, and methods are described for acquiring, among other things, lesion information from a hair or fur-covered region of a biological subject.. . ... Elwha Llc

06/18/15 / #20150164213

Grooming systems, devices, and methods including detection of hair-covered skin lesions during grooming and including topographical analysis

Systems, devices, and methods are described for acquiring, among other things, lesion information from a hair or fur-covered region of a biological subject.. . ... Elwha Llc

06/11/15 / #20150162658

Surface scattering reflector antenna

A surface scattering reflector antenna includes a plurality of adjustable scattering elements and is configured to produce a reflected beam pattern according to the configuration of the adjustable scattering elements.. . ... Elwha Llc

06/11/15 / #20150162625

Multi-responsive fuel cell system

An electrical power generation system includes a first fuel cell having a first responsiveness, a second fuel cell having a second responsiveness different from the first responsiveness, and a controller coupled to the first fuel cell and the second fuel cell. The controller is configured to engage the first fuel cell to satisfy at least a portion of a base load and selectively engage the second fuel cell to satisfy at least a portion of a load increase.. ... Elwha Llc

06/11/15 / #20150162156

Nanotube based nanoelectromechanical device

A nanoelectromechanical device is provided. The nanoelectromechanical device includes a nanotube, a first contact, and a first actuator. ... Elwha Llc

06/11/15 / #20150161894

Systems and methods for reporting characteristics of automatic-driving software

A vehicle may include a monitoring unit configured to determine a characteristic of an automatic-driving software program operating on the vehicle. The characteristic may include an identification of the automatic-driving software program, adjustable parameters, internal variables/dynamic decisions of the automatic-driving software program, performance of one or more sensors, whether an automatic collision avoidance maneuver has been triggered, and/or the like. ... Elwha Llc

06/11/15 / #20150161893

Systems and methods for reporting real-time handling characteristics

A vehicle may include a monitoring unit configured to determine a time-varying handling characteristic of the vehicle. The time-varying handling characteristic may include a characteristic of vehicle performance in executing maneuvers, a status of a vehicle component (e.g., tires, brakes, drivetrain, etc.), and/or the like. ... Elwha Llc

06/11/15 / #20150160653

Systems and methods for modeling driving behavior of vehicles

A system for modeling driving includes a model component and an automatic driving system. The model component is configured to model, within a first vehicle, an anticipated behavior of a proximate second vehicle based on an indication of a capability of an automatic driving system of the second vehicle. ... Elwha Llc

06/11/15 / #20150158495

Systems and methods for reporting characteristics of operator performance

A vehicle may include a monitoring unit configured to determine a characteristic of performance of an operator of the vehicle. The characteristic of operator performance may include a characteristic of historical performance by the operator, a current impairment of the operator, and/or the like. ... Elwha Llc

06/11/15 / #20150158469

Systems and methods for determining a robotic status of a driving vehicle

A system for assisting driving includes a robotic status component and a maneuver selection component. The robotic status component is configured to determine, within a first vehicle, robotic status information pertaining to a proximate second vehicle. ... Elwha Llc

06/04/15 / #20150156626

Mobile device that activates upon removal from storage

A mobile device includes a motion sensor configured to acquire motion data, a light sensor configured to detect an ambient light level and generate light data, and a processing circuit. The processing circuit is configured to receive the motion data from the motion sensor, receive the light data from the light sensor, analyze the motion data to determine displacement data corresponding to a displacement of the mobile device, analyze the light data to detect a light transition, and analyze the displacement data and the light transition to determine whether to initiate an action.. ... Elwha Llc

06/04/15 / #20150153898

Latency compensation in a display of a portion of a hand-initiated movement

Described embodiments include an apparatus and a method. In an apparatus, a tracking circuit detects a segment of a path defined by a user contact point moving across a touch sensitive display. ... Elwha Llc

06/04/15 / #20150153890

Compensating for a latency in displaying a portion of a hand-initiated movement

Described embodiments include an apparatus and a method. In an apparatus, a touch tracking circuit detects a segment of a path defined by a user contact point moving across a touch sensitive display. ... Elwha Llc

06/04/15 / #20150153855

Display latency compensation responsive to an indicator of an impending change in a hand-initiated movement

Described embodiments include an apparatus and a method. In an apparatus, a tracking circuit detects a segment of a path defined by a user contact point moving across a touch sensitive display. ... Elwha Llc

06/04/15 / #20150153144

Electroshock device

An electroshock device for delivering an electrical discharge to a target includes an electrical discharge circuit, an electrode coupled to the electrical discharge circuit and having an attachment feature attachable to the target. Upon attachment the electrode is enabled to monitor a physiological condition of the target, generate a signal based on the physiological condition, and deliver the electrical discharge to the target. ... Elwha Llc

05/28/15 / #20150149021

Robotic vehicle control

A vehicle includes a detection system, configured to acquire data regarding operation of the vehicle, and a robotic driving device, configured to provide robotic control of the vehicle. The vehicle also includes a control system configured to determine whether the robotic driving device is activated, such that the vehicle is in robotic driving mode; receive a request by a prospective operator of the vehicle to deactivate the robotic driving device to initiate a manual driving mode; determine whether the prospective operator is impaired based on the data; and selectively grant or refuse the request based on the determination.. ... Elwha Llc

05/28/15 / #20150148955

Structural assessment, maintenance, and repair apparatuses and methods

Systems and methods for cleaning a structure via a robot are described. The system includes a first robot and a second robot. ... Elwha Llc

05/28/15 / #20150148949

Structural assessment, maintenance, and repair apparatuses and methods

Systems for cleaning a structure via a robot are described. The robot includes a body. ... Elwha Llc

05/28/15 / #20150148773

Fluid spraying apparatuses, and related systems and methods

Embodiments disclosed herein are directed to fluid spraying apparatuses, and related systems and methods. The disclosed fluid spraying apparatuses may be used, for example, to spray a medically suitable fluid on a target region of a living subject such as for treating or removing tissue. ... Elwha Llc

05/28/15 / #20150148705

Systems and devices for sampling and profiling microbiota of skin

Systems and devices for sampling and profiling microbiota of skin are described which include a replaceable microbe sampling unit including at least one rotatable component, an elongated flexible strip, and a location information storage component, the elongated flexible strip including a microbe-capture region configured to capture at least one type of microbe from one or more regions of a skin surface of an individual, and the location information storage component configured to store information associated with the location of said one or more regions of the skin surface of the individual.. . ... Elwha Llc

05/28/15 / #20150148686

Devices and methods for sampling and profiling microbiota of skin

Devices and methods for profiling microbiota of skin are described which include a hand-held microbe profiling device including a housing defining an opening, the housing including at least one rotatable component at least partially disposed in the opening defined by the housing, an elongated flexible strip disposed on an outer surface of the at least one rotatable component, the outer surface of the elongated flexible strip positioned to contact one or more regions of a skin surface of an individual through the opening defined by the housing, a location-capture component to detect a location of one or more regions of the skin surface as the elongated flexible strip contacts said one or more regions, at least one sensor component to detect one or more signals emitted or reflected from the elongated flexible strip, and a computing component to associate the location of said one or more regions of the skin surface and the detected one or more signals.. . ... Elwha Llc

05/28/15 / #20150148685

Devices and methods for profiling microbiota of skin

Devices and methods for profiling microbiota of skin are described which include a microbe profiling device including a device head and a hand-held housing, the device head including an epidermis-engaging component and an access window and configured to dislodge microbes from a skin surface, and the hand-held housing defining an opening aligned with the access window, the hand-held housing including a motor operably coupled to a motivatable component, a substrate disposed in relation to the motivatable component and including signal-generating complexes, a location-capture component to detect a location of one or more regions of the skin surface as the epidermis-engaging component contacts said one or more regions, at least one sensor component to detect one or more signals emitted from the signal-generating complexes, and a computing component including circuitry to associate the location of said one or more regions of the skin surface and the detected one or more signals.. . ... Elwha Llc

05/28/15 / #20150148684

Devices and methods for profiling microbiota of skin

Devices and methods for profiling microbiota of skin are described which include a microbe profiling device including a device head and a hand-held housing, the device head including an epidermis-engaging component and an access window and configured to dislodge microbes from a skin surface, and the hand-held housing defining an opening aligned with the access window, the hand-held housing including a motor operably coupled to a motivatable component, a substrate disposed in relation to the motivatable component and including a microbe-capture region, a location-capture component to detect a location of one or more regions of the skin surface as the epidermis-engaging component contacts said one or more regions, at least one sensor component to detect one or more signals emitted or reflected from the microbe-capture region, and a computing component including circuitry to associate the location of said one or more regions of the skin surface and the detected one or more signals.. . ... Elwha Llc

05/28/15 / #20150148265

Systems and devices for profiling microbiota of skin

Devices and systems for sampling and profiling microbiota of skin are described which include a replaceable microbe sampling unit including a substrate and a location information storage component, the substrate including a microbe-capture region configured to capture at least one type of microbe from one or more regions of a skin surface of an individual, and the location information storage component configured to store information associated with the location of said one or more regions of the skin surface of the individual.. . ... Elwha Llc

05/28/15 / #20150147749

Compositions and methods including recombinant b lymphocyte cell line including an exogenously incorporated nucleic acid expressing an exogenous membrane immunoglobulin reactive to a first antigen and including an endogenous gene expressing an endogenous secreted immunoglobulin reactive to a second antigen

Compositions and methods are disclosed herein for producing one or more immunoglobulins in an isolated b lymphocyte cell line. An isolated cell line includes an isolated b lymphocyte cell line capable of expressing at least one exogenously incorporated membrane immunoglobulin reactive to a first antigen and at least one endogenous secreted immunoglobulin reactive to a second antigen.. ... Elwha Llc

05/28/15 / #20150147255

Systems and methods for abating waste methane

A system for abating waste methane includes a catalytic combustor device configured to catalytically combust waste-associated methane emissions generated by waste in a waste container, where the catalytic combustion is based on a reaction of the methane emissions and a catalyst of the catalytic combustor device in the presence of heat. The system further includes a combustion sensor configured to generate combustion data based on the catalytic combustion, a transmitter, and a processing circuit. ... Elwha Llc

05/28/15 / #20150145695

Systems and methods for automatically documenting an accident

A system for documenting an accident includes a vehicle that includes a transceiver device and a processing circuit. The processing circuit is configured to receive data from a collision detection device of the vehicle, determine, based on the received data, that an accident is impending or occurring involving the vehicle, generate a request for a nearby vehicle, and transmit, via the transceiver device, the request to the nearby vehicle. ... Elwha Llc

05/21/15 / #20150141975

Fluid spraying apparatuses, and related systems and methods

Embodiments disclosed herein are directed to fluid spraying apparatuses, and related systems and methods. The disclosed fluid spraying apparatuses may be used, for example, to spray a medically suitable fluid on a target region of a subject, such as for treating or removing tissue of the subject. ... Elwha Llc

05/21/15 / #20150141086

Customized hardware selection for a mobile phone

A mobile device includes a shell; a first replaceable hardware component received within the shell; and a second replaceable hardware component received within the shell, the second replaceable hardware component configured to receive a wireless power signal from a remote device and convert the power signal into electrical energy usable by the mobile device.. . ... Elwha Llc

05/21/15 / #20150138635

Systems and methods for producing narrowband images

A system may produce images including narrow-bandwidth colors. One or more sets of the narrow-bandwidth colors may be selected to be interpreted as substantially a same color by a user. ... Elwha Llc

05/21/15 / #20150138175

Systems and methods for producing narrowband images

A system may produce images including narrow-bandwidth colors. One or more sets of the narrow-bandwidth colors may be selected to be interpreted as substantially a same color by a user. ... Elwha Llc

05/21/15 / #20150138053

Systems and methods for producing narrowband images

A system may produce images including narrow-bandwidth colors. One or more sets of the narrow-bandwidth colors may be selected to be interpreted as substantially a same color by a user. ... Elwha Llc

05/07/15 / #20150124408

Management of exterior temperatures encountered by user of a portable electronic device in response to an inferred user contact with the portable electronic device

Described embodiments include a portable electronic device. The device includes a shell housing components of the portable electronic device having a heat-generating component. ... Elwha Llc

05/07/15 / #20150123756

Electrical device with emergency cooling system

An electrical device includes a winding including an interior portion and an exterior surface, a primary cooling system for cooling the exterior surface of the winding, a secondary cooling system for cooling the interior portion of the winding, and a heat exchanger thermally coupled to the primary cooling system and the secondary cooling system.. . ... Elwha Llc

05/07/15 / #20150122364

Systems and methods for pipeline device propulsion

A method for sealing a leak in a pipeline used to transport fluid includes positioning a sealing device within the pipeline, moving the sealing device through the pipeline to a leak location, and internally generating an inflation pressure to inflate the sealing device to substantially cover a leak opening and limit release of the fluid from the pipeline.. . ... Elwha Llc

04/30/15 / #20150120555

Exchange authorization analysis infused with network-acquired data stream information

Disclosed herein are example embodiments for exchange authorization analysis infused with network-acquired data stream information. For certain example embodiments, at least one device, such as a server device of a combined financier and guarantor: (i) may discover at least one authorization request corresponding to at least one product transaction; or (ii) may communicate at least one authorization answer based at least partially on at least one corroborating indicium obtained via at least one data stream corresponding to at least one user device. ... Elwha Llc

04/30/15 / #20150120551

Mobile device-facilitated guaranty provisioning

Disclosed herein are example embodiments for mobile device-facilitated guaranty provisioning. For certain example embodiments, at least one device, such as a mobile device of a user or customer: (i) may obtain one or more transaction characteristics of at least one product transaction that relates to at least one customer; or (ii) may communicate one or more messages to support a provisioning of at least one guaranty corresponding to at least one product transaction. ... Elwha Llc

04/30/15 / #20150120550

Guaranty provisioning via wireless service purveyance

Disclosed herein are example embodiments for guaranty provisioning via wireless service purveyance. For certain example embodiments, at least one device, such as a server device of a wireless service provider: (i) may detect at least one proffered guaranty transaction that is associated with at least one product transaction; or (ii) may proffer at least one guaranty based at least partially on at least one wireless service data stream. ... Elwha Llc

04/30/15 / #20150120532

Pre-positioned guaranty provisioning

Disclosed herein are example embodiments for pre-positioned guaranty provisioning. For certain example embodiments, at least one device, such as a server device of a pre-positioned data possessor: (i) may discover notice of at least one speculative product transaction via at least one user device of at least one user; or (ii) may signal at least one indication to proffer at least one guaranty for at least one attempted product transaction corresponding to at least one speculative product transaction. ... Elwha Llc

04/30/15 / #20150120530

Guaranty provisioning via social networking

Disclosed herein are example embodiments for guaranty provisioning via social networking. For certain example embodiments, at least one device, such as a server device of a social network: (i) may detect at least one proffered guaranty transaction that is associated with at least one product transaction; or (ii) may proffer at least one guaranty based at least partially on at least one social network data stream. ... Elwha Llc

04/30/15 / #20150120502

Supporting guaranty provisioning via user attribute proffering

Disclosed herein are example embodiments for supporting guaranty provisioning via user attribute proffering. For certain example embodiments, at least one device, such as a server device of a data provider: (i) may detect one or more opportunities to proffer at least one user attribute to at least one potential guarantor; or (ii) may proffer at least one user attribute based at least partially on at least one data stream. ... Elwha Llc

04/30/15 / #20150120501

Financier-facilitated guaranty provisioning

Disclosed herein are example embodiments for financier-facilitated guaranty provisioning. For certain example embodiments, at least one device, such as a server device of a financier: (i) may discover at least one authorization request corresponding to at least one product transaction; or (ii) may provide at least one proffered guaranty transaction to at least one guarantor. ... Elwha Llc

04/30/15 / #20150120500

Facilitating guaranty provisioning for an exchange

Disclosed herein are example embodiments for facilitating guaranty provisioning for an exchange. For certain example embodiments, at least one device, such as a mobile device or a server device or an electronic apparatus: (i) may facilitate a matching of at least one proffered guaranty transaction with one or more proffered transaction characteristics; or (ii) may participate in at least one guaranty transaction marketplace to produce at least one guaranty transaction associated with at least one guaranty for a proposed product transaction. ... Elwha Llc

04/30/15 / #20150120473

Vendor-facilitated guaranty provisioning

Disclosed herein are example embodiments for vendor-facilitated guaranty provisioning. For certain example embodiments, at least one device, such as a payment authorization apparatus: (i) may obtain one or more transaction characteristics of at least one product transaction that relates to at least one customer; or (ii) may generate one or more messages to pursue purchase permission with respect to at least one customer and with at least one guaranty corresponding to at least one product transaction. ... Elwha Llc

04/30/15 / #20150120440

Guaranty provisioning via internetworking

Disclosed herein are example embodiments for guaranty provisioning via internetworking. For certain example embodiments, at least one device, such as a server device of an internetworking service: (i) may detect at least one proffered guaranty transaction that is associated with at least one product transaction; or (ii) may proffer at least one guaranty based at least partially on at least one internetwork data stream. ... Elwha Llc

04/30/15 / #20150120340

Dynamic seat reservations

A seating system for selectively reserving seats during an event includes a seating control system configured to place a plurality of seats in an open position, such that a patron is able to sit in the seats, receive reservation data identifying reserved seats from the plurality of seats, and place each reserved seat into a closed position, such that a patron is not able to sit in the reserved seat, based on the reservation data.. . ... Elwha Llc

04/30/15 / #20150120312

Telemedicine device with usage monitoring

Methods and systems for tracking and communicating usage of a patient medical support system including a telemedicine visual monitoring device and one or more articles of medical equipment are described. The system includes circuitry for tracking the amount and type of usage of the system at a patient location and transmitting information regarding the amount and type of usage to a remote monitoring location.. ... Elwha Llc

04/30/15 / #20150119652

Telemedicine visual monitoring device with structured illumination

A system for providing telemedicine support with structured illumination and related methods is described. The telemedicine system provides two-way audio visual communication between a patient and a remote caregiver, as well as controllable illumination of the patient of that can be remotely adjusted to enhance medically-relevant information that can be derived from images of the patient. ... Elwha Llc

04/30/15 / #20150118369

Non-thermal electromagnetic sterilization

The present disclosure provides systems and methods associated with non-thermal electroporation. One or more electromagnetic radiation sources may be used to generate an interference pattern having at least one antinode. ... Elwha Llc

04/30/15 / #20150118106

Non-thermal electromagnetic sterilization

The present disclosure provides systems and methods associated with non-thermal electroporation. One or more electromagnetic radiation sources may be used to generate an interference pattern having at least one antinode. ... Elwha Llc

04/30/15 / #20150117864

Systems and methods for transmitting routable optical energy packets

A system for transmitting routable energy packets includes an optical power source and a processing circuit. The optical power source is configured to generate an optical power packet having optical energy, generate an optical data packet comprising routing information configured to control a route of the optical power packet, and transmit the optical power packet and the optical data packet via a conduit. ... Elwha Llc

04/30/15 / #20150116520

Mobile device for requesting the capture of an image

A mobile device for requesting a capture of an image includes a beacon and a processing circuit. The beacon is configured to communicate with an unmanned camera. ... Elwha Llc

04/30/15 / #20150116126

Remote monitoring of telemedicine device

Methods and systems for monitoring usage of a telemedicine system are described. A monitoring system at a hospital or other central monitoring location provides for communication between personnel at a monitoring location (e.g. ... Elwha Llc

04/30/15 / #20150114519

Harvesting and grafting of trees

A tree harvester includes a body and a harvesting system coupled to the body. The tree harvester further includes a control system coupled to the body. ... Elwha Llc

04/30/15 / #20150114407

Usage control of electronic cigarette

An electronic cigarette includes a housing, an atomizer disposed in the housing, and a control circuit disposed in the housing and configured to control operation of the atomizer based on time data regarding a current time.. . ... Elwha Llc

04/30/15 / #20150114009

Train propellant management systems and methods

An lng storage and delivery method for a transportation system includes routing a first train to scheduled stops along a first train route, routing the first train to an lng fuel source positioned on the first train route, transferring lng from the lng fuel source to the first train, and transporting lng from the lng fuel source to an lng storage site positioned along a second train route using the first train.. . ... Elwha Llc

04/23/15 / #20150113665

Systems and methods for preventing data remanence in memory

A system for preventing data remanence in memory is provided. The system includes a computing device, a memory chip coupled to the computing device and including memory, and a heater, the heater configured to prevent data remanence in a memory by providing heat to at least a portion of the memory. ... Elwha Llc

04/23/15 / #20150112729

Generating a description of, and an offer to transfer or a solicitation of an offer to acquire, an asset that includes at least one coverage denial contract

An embodiment of a method includes generating a description of an asset that includes at least one coverage-denial contract, and generating an offer to transfer, or a solicitation of an offer to acquire, the asset. The asset may also include one or more instruments other than the at least one coverage-denial contract. ... Elwha Llc

04/23/15 / #20150112728

Managing a risk of a liability that is incurred if one or more insurers denies coverage for treating one or more insured for one or more conditions

An embodiment of a risk-management method includes determining a risk that one or more insurers will deny coverage for treating one or more insured for one or more conditions, and calculating, in response to a determined risk, a fee for taking a respective action for each instance of at least one of the one or more insurers denying coverage for treating at least one of the one or more insured. Such an embodiment may aid in managing a risk of a liability that may be incurred if one or more insurers under one or more medical insurance policies deny coverage for treating one or more insured under the one or more polices. ... Elwha Llc

04/23/15 / #20150112727

Managing a risk of a liability that is incurred if an insurer denies coverage for treating an insured for a condition

An embodiment of a risk-management method includes determining a risk that an insurer will deny coverage for treating an insured for a condition, and calculating, in response to a determined risk, a fee for taking an action if the insurer denies coverage for treating the insured. Such an embodiment may aid in managing a risk of a liability that may be incurred if an insurer under a medical insurance policy denies coverage for treating an insured under the policy. ... Elwha Llc

04/23/15 / #20150109181

Antenna system facilitating reduction of interfering signals

Described embodiments include an antenna system and method. The antenna system includes a surface scattering antenna that has an electromagnetic waveguide structure and a plurality of electromagnetic wave scattering elements. ... Elwha Llc

04/23/15 / #20150109178

Antenna system having at least two apertures facilitating reduction of interfering signals

Described embodiments include an antenna system and method. The antenna system includes at least two surface scattering antenna segments. ... Elwha Llc

04/23/15 / #20150109149

Pedestrian warning system

A pedestrian warning system monitors an attention level of a pedestrian and alerts the pedestrian of traffic areas or detected vehicles.. . ... Elwha Llc

04/23/15 / #20150109148

Pedestrian warning system

A pedestrian warning system detects vehicle-mounted radar or lidar systems (generally, but not necessarily, provided for avoiding collisions with other vehicles) and alerts the pedestrian of a potential collision.. . ... Elwha Llc

04/23/15 / #20150108320

Agricultural access systems and methods

An agricultural access system is described. The system may utilize a plurality of supports, including posts, cables, beams, and so forth to displace an access component. ... Elwha Llc

04/23/15 / #20150108319

Agricultural access systems and methods

An agricultural access system is described. The system may utilize a plurality of supports, including posts, cables, beams, and so forth to displace an access component. ... Elwha Llc

04/16/15 / #20150106958

Methods, systems, and devices for monitoring privacy beacons related to entities depicted in images

Computationally implemented methods and systems include monitoring a deployment of a privacy beacon associated with an entity, said privacy beacon configured to facilitate acquisition of one or more terms of service associated with said entity, and storing a record of the deployment of the privacy beacon associated with the entity, wherein said record is configured to be transmitted upon a particular request from a requestor entity. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

04/16/15 / #20150106957

Methods, systems, and devices for facilitating viable distribution of data collected by wearable computation

A method substantially as shown and described the detailed description and/or drawings and/or elsewhere herein. A device substantially as shown and described the detailed description and/or drawings and/or elsewhere herein.. ... Elwha Llc

04/16/15 / #20150106950

Methods, systems, and devices for handling image capture devices and captured images

Computationally implemented methods and systems include acquiring an encrypted image that is a captured image that has been encrypted through use of a particular device code associated with an image capture device that captured the captured image, wherein the captured image includes a representation of a feature of an entity, decrypting the acquired encrypted image that was encrypted through use of the particular device code, and performing a validation detection operation to detect a privacy beacon associated with the entity in the decrypted captured image. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

04/16/15 / #20150106949

Devices, methods, and systems for managing representations of entities through use of privacy indicators

Computationally implemented methods and systems include acquiring a block of encrypted data that corresponds to an image that has been encrypted through use of a unique device code associated with an image capture device configured to capture the image that includes a representation of a feature of an entity, obtaining a privacy metadata that corresponds to a detection of a privacy beacon in the image, said at least one image captured by the image capture device, said privacy beacon associated with the entity, and determining, at least partly based on the obtained privacy metadata, and partly based on a calculation related to the block of encrypted data that corresponds to the whether to allow one or more processes related to the encrypted data block. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

04/16/15 / #20150106948

Methods, systems, and devices for monitoring privacy beacons related to entities depicted in images

Computationally implemented methods and systems include monitoring a deployment of a privacy beacon associated with an entity, said privacy beacon configured to facilitate acquisition of one or more terms of service associated with said entity, and storing a record of the deployment of the privacy beacon associated with the entity, wherein said record is configured to be transmitted upon a particular request from a requestor entity. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

04/16/15 / #20150106947

Methods, systems, and devices for handling image data from captured images

Computationally implemented methods and systems include acquiring image data that includes an image that contains a representation of a feature of an entity and that has been encrypted through use of a unique device code, wherein said image data further includes a privacy metadata regarding a presence of a privacy beacon associated with the entity, obtaining term data at least partly based on the acquired privacy metadata, wherein said term data corresponds to one or more terms of service that are associated with use of the image that contains the representation of the feature of the entity, and generating a valuation of the image, said valuation at least partly based on one or more of the privacy metadata and the representation of the feature of the entity in the image. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

04/16/15 / #20150106628

Devices, methods, and systems for analyzing captured image data and privacy data

Computationally implemented methods and systems include acquiring a block of encrypted data that corresponds to an image that has been encrypted through use of a unique device code associated with an image capture device configured to capture the image that includes a representation of a feature of an entity, obtaining a privacy metadata that corresponds to a detection of a privacy beacon in the image, said at least one image captured by the image capture device, said privacy beacon associated with the entity, and determining, at least partly based on the obtained privacy metadata, and partly based on a calculation related to the block of encrypted data that corresponds to the whether to allow one or more processes related to the encrypted data block. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

04/16/15 / #20150106627

Devices, methods, and systems for analyzing captured image data and privacy data

Computationally implemented methods and systems include acquiring a block of encrypted data that corresponds to an image that has been encrypted through use of a unique device code associated with an image capture device configured to capture the image that includes a representation of a feature of an entity, obtaining a privacy metadata that corresponds to a detection of a privacy beacon in the image, said at least one image captured by the image capture device, said privacy beacon associated with the entity, and determining, at least partly based on the obtained privacy metadata, and partly based on a calculation related to the block of encrypted data that corresponds to the whether to allow one or more processes related to the encrypted data block. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

04/16/15 / #20150106623

Methods, systems, and devices for handling image data from captured images

Computationally implemented methods and systems include acquiring an image, wherein said image includes at least one representation of a feature of at least one entity, detecting a presence of a privacy beacon in the acquired image, wherein further image process operation on image data unrelated to detection of the presence of the privacy beacon is avoided prior to encryption of the acquired image data, said privacy beacon associated with the at least one entity, and encrypting the acquired image, through use of a unique device encryption key that is unique to a particular device. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

04/16/15 / #20150106288

Devices, methods, and systems for managing representations of entities through use of privacy beacons

Computationally implemented methods and systems include acquiring a block of encrypted data that corresponds to an image that has been encrypted through use of a unique device code associated with an image capture device configured to capture the image that includes a representation of a feature of an entity, obtaining a privacy metadata that corresponds to a detection of a privacy beacon in the image, said at least one image captured by the image capture device, said privacy beacon associated with the entity, and determining, at least partly based on the obtained privacy metadata, and partly based on a calculation related to the block of encrypted data that corresponds to the whether to allow one or more processes related to the encrypted data block. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

04/16/15 / #20150106287

Devices, methods, and systems for managing representations of entities through use of privacy beacons

Computationally implemented methods and systems include acquiring a block of encrypted data that corresponds to an image that has been encrypted through use of a unique device code associated with an image capture device configured to capture the image that includes a representation of a feature of an entity, obtaining a privacy metadata that corresponds to a detection of a privacy beacon in the image, said at least one image captured by the image capture device, said privacy beacon associated with the entity, and determining, at least partly based on the obtained privacy metadata, and partly based on a calculation related to the block of encrypted data that corresponds to the whether to allow one or more processes related to the encrypted data block. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

04/16/15 / #20150106195

Methods, systems, and devices for handling inserted data into captured images

Computationally implemented methods and systems include acquiring a captured image, wherein the captured image depicts at least one entity, performing a comparison between an estimated potential revenue generated from a distribution of the captured image and an estimated potential liability incurred for the distribution of the captured image, and modifying the captured image by placing at least one advertisement image at a particular location of the captured image. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

04/16/15 / #20150106194

Methods, systems, and devices for handling inserted data into captured images

Computationally implemented methods and systems include acquiring a captured image, wherein the captured image depicts at least one entity, performing a comparison between an estimated potential revenue generated from a distribution of the captured image and an estimated potential liability incurred for the distribution of the captured image, and modifying the captured image by placing at least one advertisement image at a particular location of the captured image. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

04/16/15 / #20150104330

Peristaltic pump systems and methods

A staged peristaltic pump system and related methods are disclosed. The system may be configured such that the working fluid pressure differential across any individual stage of the system is smaller than the pressure across the entire system. ... Elwha Llc

04/16/15 / #20150104329

Peristaltic pump systems and methods

Staged peristaltic pump systems and related methods are disclosed. A system may be configured such that the working fluid pressure differential across any individual stage of the system is smaller than the pressure across the entire system. ... Elwha Llc

04/16/15 / #20150104080

Methods, systems, and devices for obscuring entities depicted in captured images

Computationally implemented methods and systems include acquiring an image that includes a depiction of a feature of one or more entities, attaining identification of a particular entity of the one or more entities for which the depiction of the feature is present in the image, and obtaining relationship data that indicates whether the particular entity has a relationship with a device that facilitated acquisition of the image. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

04/16/15 / #20150104013

Methods, systems, and devices for handling captured image data that is received by devices

Computationally implemented methods and systems include acquiring a client-based encrypted image that is a captured image that has previously been encrypted through use of a particular client code, wherein said captured image was captured by an image capture device, obtaining an indication that the client-based encrypted image was approved for decryption, said decryption configured to be carried out through use of a client-based decryption key, and procuring the client-based decryption key that is at least partly based on the particular client code, wherein the particular client code is related to a client that is associated with the image capture device. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

04/16/15 / #20150104012

Methods, systems, and devices for delivering image data from captured images to devices

Computationally implemented methods and systems include acquiring a device-based encrypted image that is an image that has previously been encrypted through use of a particular device code associated with an image capture device configured to capture the image, wherein the image includes a representation of a feature of an entity, decrypting the device-based encrypted image in response to an indication that the image has been approved for decryption, and creating a client-based encrypted image through encryption of the decrypted image through use of a particular client code that is associated with a client that is linked to the image capture device configured to capture the image. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

04/16/15 / #20150104006

Methods, systems, and devices for handling image capture devices and captured images

Computationally implemented methods and systems include acquiring an encrypted image that is a captured image that has been encrypted through use of a particular device code associated with an image capture device that captured the captured image, wherein the captured image includes a representation of a feature of an entity, decrypting the acquired encrypted image that was encrypted through use of the particular device code, and performing a validation detection operation to detect a privacy beacon associated with the entity in the decrypted captured image. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

04/16/15 / #20150104005

Methods, systems, and devices for handling captured image data that is received by devices

Computationally implemented methods and systems include acquiring a client-based encrypted image that is a captured image that has previously been encrypted through use of a particular client code, wherein said captured image was captured by an image capture device, obtaining an indication that the client-based encrypted image was approved for decryption, said decryption configured to be carried out through use of a client-based decryption key, and procuring the client-based decryption key that is at least partly based on the particular client code, wherein the particular client code is related to a client that is associated with the image capture device. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

04/16/15 / #20150104004

Methods, systems, and devices for delivering image data from captured images to devices

Computationally implemented methods and systems include acquiring a device-based encrypted image that is an image that has previously been encrypted through use of a particular device code associated with an image capture device configured to capture the image, wherein the image includes a representation of a feature of an entity, decrypting the device-based encrypted image in response to an indication that the image has been approved for decryption, and creating a client-based encrypted image through encryption of the decrypted image through use of a particular client code that is associated with a client that is linked to the image capture device configured to capture the image. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

04/16/15 / #20150104003

Methods, systems, and devices for handling image data from captured images

Computationally implemented methods and systems include acquiring image data that includes an image that contains a representation of a feature of an entity and that has been encrypted through use of a unique device code, wherein said image data further includes a privacy metadata regarding a presence of a privacy beacon associated with the entity, obtaining term data at least partly based on the acquired privacy metadata, wherein said term data corresponds to one or more terms of service that are associated with use of the image that contains the representation of the feature of the entity, and generating a valuation of the image, said valuation at least partly based on one or more of the privacy metadata and the representation of the feature of the entity in the image. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

04/16/15 / #20150104002

Methods, systems, and devices for handling image data from captured images

Computationally implemented methods and systems include acquiring an image, wherein said image includes at least one representation of a feature of at least one entity, detecting a presence of a privacy beacon in the acquired image, wherein further image process operation on image data unrelated to detection of the presence of the privacy beacon is avoided prior to encryption of the acquired image data, said privacy beacon associated with the at least one entity, and encrypting the acquired image, through use of a unique device encryption key that is unique to a particular device. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

04/16/15 / #20150102154

Motor vehicle with captive aircraft

A motor vehicle system includes a motor vehicle including an aircraft landing portion, and an actively propelled unmanned aircraft configured to be supported on the aircraft landing portion. The vehicle and aircraft are configured such that the vehicle can provide at least one of fuel and electrical energy to the aircraft while the aircraft is supported on the aircraft landing portion.. ... Elwha Llc

04/16/15 / #20150102036

Systems and methods for fluid containment

A storage container includes a wall structure defining an interior, where the interior is configured to contain a fluid. A portion of the wall structure is formed by a composite material. ... Elwha Llc

04/09/15 / #20150098954

Compositions and methods related to crispr targeting

Disclosed herein include embodiments related to addition, deletion, or modification of dna, rna, or protein in a subject. In an embodiment, the dna, rna, or protein is endogenous. ... Elwha Llc

04/02/15 / #20150095789

User interface to residence related information center associated with communication and control system and method for wireless electric vehicle electrical energy transfer

A computationally implemented system and method that is designed to, but is not limited to: electronically analyzing exchange information resultant at least in part from user interface interaction by one or more residential participants as to interface substance reviewed thereby and related at least in part to factors of residentially situated wireless electrical recharging of one or more electric vehicles concerning at least in part the one or more residential participants. In addition to the foregoing, other method aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text forming a part of the present disclosure.. ... Elwha Llc

04/02/15 / #20150095477

Mobile device sharing facilitation methods and systems featuring party identifier inclusions that are conditional

Structures and protocols are presented for using or otherwise relating to a first mobile device (a smartphone or tablet computer or wearable device, e.g.) configured to be shared by two or more parties such that a subset of the parties may be addressed selectively (in content directed to such parties, e.g.) in a cost-effective manner.. . ... Elwha Llc

04/02/15 / #20150095421

Mobile device sharing facilitation methods and systems featuring a recipient-selective default address determination

Structures and protocols are presented for using or otherwise relating to a first mobile device (a smartphone or tablet computer or wearable device, e.g.) configured to be shared by two or more parties such that a subset of the parties may be addressed selectively (in content directed to such parties, e.g.) in a cost-effective manner.. . ... Elwha Llc

04/02/15 / #20150095116

User interface to employment related information center associated with communication and control system and method for wireless electric vehicle electrical energy transfer

A computationally implemented system and method that is designed to, but is not limited to: electronically presenting user interface content outputted by code operated by one or more computer operating systems, the user interface content presented on one or more electronic user interface outputs and related at least in part to employment information associated with one or more employees as being involved with one or more electric vehicles and related at least in part to wireless transfer of electrical energy to the one or more electric vehicles. In addition to the foregoing, other method aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text forming a part of the present disclosure.. ... Elwha Llc

04/02/15 / #20150095115

User interface to employment related information center associated with communication and control system and method for wireless electric vehicle electrical energy transfer

A computationally implemented system and method that is designed to, but is not limited to: electronically presenting user interface content outputted by code operated by one or more computer operating systems, the user interface content presented on one or more electronic user interface outputs and related at least in part to employment information associated with one or more employees as being involved with one or more electric vehicles and related at least in part to wireless transfer of electrical energy to the one or more electric vehicles. In addition to the foregoing, other method aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text forming a part of the present disclosure.. ... Elwha Llc

04/02/15 / #20150095114

Employment related information center associated with communication and control system and method for wireless electric vehicle electrical energy transfer

A computationally implemented system and method that is designed to, but is not limited to: electronically tracking employment information at least in part associated with one or more employees as users of one or more electric vehicles and at least in part related to wireless electrical energy storage charging for vehicular propulsion of the one or more electric vehicles. In addition to the foregoing, other method aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text forming a part of the present disclosure.. ... Elwha Llc

04/02/15 / #20150095074

Employment related information center associated with communication and control system and method for wireless electric vehicle electrical energy transfer

A computationally implemented system and method that is designed to, but is not limited to: electronically tracking employment information at least in part associated with one or more employees as users of one or more electric vehicles and at least in part related to wireless electrical energy storage charging for vehicular propulsion of the one or more electric vehicles. In addition to the foregoing, other method aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text forming a part of the present disclosure.. ... Elwha Llc

04/02/15 / #20150094957

Communication and control system and method regarding electric vehicle for wireless electric vehicle electrical energy transfer

A computationally implemented system and method that is designed to, but is not limited to: electronically receiving electric vehicle prospective use information associated with aspects indicating one or more future travel plans involving prospective use of an electric vehicle, the electric vehicle including one or more wireless electrical energy transfer receiving devices and one or more electrical energy storage devices; and electronically obtaining electrical energy transfer aspect information regarding wireless electrical energy transfer from one or more wireless electrical energy transfer imparting stations to the one or more wireless electrical energy transfer receiving devices of the electric vehicle for storage by the one or more electrical energy storage devices of the electric vehicle. In addition to the foregoing, other method aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text forming a part of the present disclosure.. ... Elwha Llc

04/02/15 / #20150094888

Communication and control system and method regarding electric vehicle charging equipment for wireless electric vehicle electrical energy transfer

A computationally implemented system and method that is designed to, but is not limited to: electronically accessing energy impartation information regarding imparting of wireless electrical energy from one or more wireless electrical energy imparting stations to an electric vehicle, the energy impartation information including aspects regarding evidence of intended activity of one or more users of the electric vehicle, the electric vehicle configured for travel by electromotive force through electrical energy wirelessly received from the one or more wireless electrical energy imparting stations and stored by the electric vehicle; and electronically determining operational direction information for wirelessly imparting electrical energy from the one or more wireless electrical energy imparting stations to the electric vehicle based at least in part upon the energy impartation information. In addition to the foregoing, other method aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text forming a part of the present disclosure.. ... Elwha Llc

04/02/15 / #20150094867

User interface to residence related information center associated with communication and control system and method for wireless electric vehicle electrical energy transfer

A computationally implemented system and method that is designed to, but is not limited to: electronically analyzing exchange information resultant at least in part from user interface interaction by one or more residential participants as to interface substance reviewed thereby and related at least in part to factors of residentially situated wireless electrical recharging of one or more electric vehicles concerning at least in part the one or more residential participants. In addition to the foregoing, other method aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text forming a part of the present disclosure.. ... Elwha Llc

04/02/15 / #20150094047

Mobile device sharing facilitation methods and systems featuring routing tag derivation

Structures and protocols are presented for using or otherwise relating to a first mobile device (a smartphone or tablet computer or wearable device, e.g.) configured to be shared by two or more parties such that a subset of the parties may be addressed selectively (in content directed to such parties, e.g.) in a cost-effective manner.. . ... Elwha Llc

04/02/15 / #20150094046

Mobile device sharing facilitation methods and systems operable in network equipment

Structures and protocols are presented for using or otherwise relating to a first mobile device (a smartphone or tablet computer or wearable device, e.g.) configured to be shared by two or more parties such that a subset of the parties may be addressed selectively (in content directed to such parties, e.g.) in a cost-effective manner.. . ... Elwha Llc

04/02/15 / #20150094045

Mobile device sharing facilitation methods and systems suitable for causing a relayed communication to include a mobile device identifier

Structures and protocols are presented for using or otherwise relating to a first mobile device (a smartphone or tablet computer or wearable device, e.g.) configured to be shared by two or more parties such that a subset of the parties may be addressed selectively (in content directed to such parties, e.g.) in a cost-effective manner.. . ... Elwha Llc

04/02/15 / #20150094041

Mobile device sharing facilitation methods and systems conditionally provingin metadata in lieu of some user content

Structures and protocols are presented for using or otherwise relating to a first mobile device (a smartphone or tablet computer or wearable device, e.g.) configured to be shared by two or more parties such that a subset of the parties may be addressed selectively (in content directed to such parties, e.g.) in a cost-effective manner.. . ... Elwha Llc

04/02/15 / #20150094040

Mobile device sharing facilitation methods and systems

Structures and protocols are presented for using or otherwise relating to a first mobile device (a smartphone or tablet computer or wearable device, e.g.) configured to be shared by two or more parties such that a subset of the parties may be addressed selectively (in content directed to such parties, e.g.) in a cost-effective manner.. . ... Elwha Llc

04/02/15 / #20150094039

Mobile device sharing facilitation methods and systems

Structures and protocols are presented for using or otherwise relating to a first mobile device (a smartphone or tablet computer or wearable device, e.g.) configured to be shared by two or more parties such that a subset of the parties may be addressed selectively (in content directed to such parties, e.g.) in a cost-effective manner.. . ... Elwha Llc

04/02/15 / #20150094038

Mobile device sharing facilitation methods and systems featuring exclusive data presentation

Structures and protocols are presented for using or otherwise relating to a first mobile device (a smartphone or tablet computer or wearable device, e.g.) configured to be shared by two or more parties such that a subset of the parties may be addressed selectively (in content directed to such parties, e.g.) in a cost-effective manner.. . ... Elwha Llc

04/02/15 / #20150094037

Mobile device sharing facilitation methods and systems with recipient-dependent inclusion of a data selection

Structures and protocols are presented for using or otherwise relating to a first mobile device (a smartphone or tablet computer or wearable device, e.g.) configured to be shared by two or more parties such that a subset of the parties may be addressed selectively (in content directed to such parties, e.g.) in a cost-effective manner.. . ... Elwha Llc

04/02/15 / #20150094035

Mobile device sharing facilitation methods and systems

Structures and protocols are presented for signaling a status or decision concerning a wireless service or device within a region to a network participant or other communication device (smartphone or vehicle, e.g.).. . ... Elwha Llc

04/02/15 / #20150093991

Mobile device sharing facilitation methods and systems

Structures and protocols are presented for using or otherwise relating to a first mobile device (a smartphone or tablet computer or wearable device, e.g.) configured to be shared by two or more parties such that a subset of the parties may be addressed selectively (in content directed to such parties, e.g.) in a cost-effective manner.. . ... Elwha Llc

04/02/15 / #20150093986

Communication and control regarding wireless electric vehicle electrical energy transfer

A method substantially as shown and described in the detailed description and/or drawings and/or elsewhere herein. A device substantially as shown and described in the detailed description and/or drawings and/or elsewhere herein.. ... Elwha Llc

04/02/15 / #20150091531

Dwelling related information center associated with communication and control system and method for wireless electric vehicle electrical energy transfer

A computationally implemented system and method that is designed to, but is not limited to: electronically processing status related intake associated at least in part with one or more electric vehicle recharging affairs for one or more electric vehicles by wireless electrical energy transfer affiliated at least in part with one or more dwelling associates of at least in part one or more dwelling related areas. In addition to the foregoing, other method aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text forming a part of the present disclosure.. ... Elwha Llc

04/02/15 / #20150091507

Dwelling related information center associated with communication and control system and method for wireless electric vehicle electrical energy transfer

A computationally implemented system and method that is designed to, but is not limited to: electronically processing status related intake associated at least in part with one or more electric vehicle recharging affairs for one or more electric vehicles by wireless electrical energy transfer affiliated at least in part with one or more dwelling associates of at least in part one or more dwelling related areas. In addition to the foregoing, other method aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text forming a part of the present disclosure.. ... Elwha Llc

04/02/15 / #20150091506

Communication and control regarding electricity provider for wireless electric vehicle electrical energy transfer

A computationally implemented system and method that is designed to, but is not limited to: electronically assessing electricity provider detail information associated with providing electrical energy to one or more electric vehicle wireless electrical energy chargers configured for wirelessly charging one or more electric vehicles with electrical energy from the one or more electric vehicle wireless electrical energy chargers to the one or more electric vehicles, the one or more electric vehicles including one or more electric motors to provide motive force for directionally propelling the one or more electric vehicles. In addition to the foregoing, other method aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text forming a part of the present disclosure.. ... Elwha Llc

04/02/15 / #20150091505

Communication and control system and method regarding electric vehicle for wireless electric vehicle electrical energy transfer

A computationally implemented system and method that is designed to, but is not limited to: electronically receiving electric vehicle prospective use information associated with aspects indicating one or more future travel plans involving prospective use of an electric vehicle, the electric vehicle including one or more wireless electrical energy transfer receiving devices and one or more electrical energy storage devices; and electronically obtaining electrical energy transfer aspect information regarding wireless electrical energy transfer from one or more wireless electrical energy transfer imparting stations to the one or more wireless electrical energy transfer receiving devices of the electric vehicle for storage by the one or more electrical energy storage devices of the electric vehicle. In addition to the foregoing, other method aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text forming a part of the present disclosure.. ... Elwha Llc

04/02/15 / #20150091504

Communication and control regarding electricity provider for wireless electric vehicle electrical energy transfer

A computationally implemented system and method that is designed to, but is not limited to: electronically assessing electricity provider detail information associated with providing electrical energy to one or more electric vehicle wireless electrical energy chargers configured for wirelessly charging one or more electric vehicles with electrical energy from the one or more electric vehicle wireless electrical energy chargers to the one or more electric vehicles, the one or more electric vehicles including one or more electric motors to provide motive force for directionally propelling the one or more electric vehicles. In addition to the foregoing, other method aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text forming a part of the present disclosure.. ... Elwha Llc

04/02/15 / #20150091503

Communication and control system and method regarding electric vehicle charging equipment for wireless electric vehicle electrical energy transfer

A computationally implemented system and method that is designed to, but is not limited to: electronically accessing energy impartation information regarding imparting of wireless electrical energy from one or more wireless electrical energy imparting stations to an electric vehicle, the energy impartation information including aspects regarding evidence of intended activity of one or more users of the electric vehicle, the electric vehicle configured for travel by electromotive force through electrical energy wirelessly received from the one or more wireless electrical energy imparting stations and stored by the electric vehicle; and electronically determining operational direction information for wirelessly imparting electrical energy from the one or more wireless electrical energy imparting stations to the electric vehicle based at least in part upon the energy impartation information. In addition to the foregoing, other method aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text forming a part of the present disclosure.. ... Elwha Llc

04/02/15 / #20150090270

Device and method for detection and treatment of ventilator associated pneumonia in a mammalian subject

Devices and methods are disclosed herein for preventing or treating ventilator associated pneumonia in a mammalian subject. The device includes an endotracheal tube having an interior surface and an exterior surface; and one or more closed cell layers in contact with the exterior surface and circumferentially surrounding one or more longitudinal portion of the endotracheal tube, wherein the closed cell layer is flexibly shaped to reversibly form a seal in a trachea of a mammalian subject.. ... Elwha Llc

04/02/15 / #20150090269

Device and method for detection and treatment of ventilator associated pneumonia in a mammalian subject

Devices and methods are disclosed herein for preventing or treating ventilator associated pneumonia in a mammalian subject. The device includes an endotracheal tube having an interior surface and an exterior surface; an actively-controllable anchoring cuff comprising two or more inflatable balloons configured to contact the exterior surface of the endotracheal tube and configured to contact the trachea of a mammalian subject; a pressure sensor configured to detect pressure of one or more of the inflatable balloons; and a controller in communication with the pressure sensor, the controller configured to actively vary pressure of the two or more of the inflatable balloons of the anchoring cuff.. ... Elwha Llc

04/02/15 / #20150090263

Device and method for detection and treatment of ventilator associated pneumonia in a mammalian subject

Devices and methods are disclosed herein for preventing or treating ventilator associated pneumonia in a mammalian subject. The device includes an endotracheal tube having an interior surface and an exterior surface; a sealant composition in contact with the exterior surface of the endotracheal tube; and a temperature control element in contact with the endotracheal tube configured to heat or cool the sealant composition to a level required to reversibly convert the sealant composition from a solid sealant composition to a flowable sealant composition.. ... Elwha Llc

04/02/15 / #20150090107

Wearable air blast protection device having at least two attenuating regions

A method of designing a wearable air blast wave energy protection device includes computer modeling at least two candidate reflective materials for a first human-protective and primarily reflective response to a specified incident air blast wave energy. The method includes selecting a layer of a first material from the at least two candidate reflective materials based on the computer modeling of the at least two candidate reflective materials. ... Elwha Llc

04/02/15 / #20150089754

Self-cleaning substrate

Provided is a self-cleaning substrate system. The system includes a substrate and a cleaner coupled to the substrate, wherein the cleaner includes at least one of an electrode, an ultrasound emitter, or a coronal wind generator. ... Elwha Llc

03/26/15 / #20150088550

Systems and methods for insurance based upon status of vehicle software

A vehicle may be configured to determine a characteristic of a software program operating on the vehicle. The characteristic may be provided to an insurer, and the insurer may determine a property of an insurance policy based on the characteristic. ... Elwha Llc

03/26/15 / #20150088334

Systems and methods for insurance based upon status of vehicle software

A vehicle may be configured to determine a characteristic of a software program operating on the vehicle. The characteristic may be provided to an insurer, and the insurer may determine a property of an insurance policy based on the characteristic. ... Elwha Llc

03/26/15 / #20150084320

Systems, devices, and methods including a stand-up wheel chair having automatic stability control

Systems, devices, and methods are described for providing, among other things, a stand-up wheel chair having automatic stability control.. . ... Elwha Llc

03/26/15 / #20150084308

Systems, devices, and methods including a stand-up wheel chair having automatic stability control

Systems, devices, and methods are described for providing, among other things, a stand-up wheel chair having automatic stability control.. . ... Elwha Llc

03/26/15 / #20150084305

Systems, devices, and methods including a stand-up wheel chair having automatic stability control

Systems, devices, and methods are described for providing, among other things, a stand-up wheel chair having automatic stability control.. . ... Elwha Llc

03/26/15 / #20150084289

Systems, devices, and methods including a stand-up wheel chair having automatic stability control

Systems, devices, and methods are described for providing, among other things, a stand-up wheel chair having automatic stability control.. . ... Elwha Llc

03/19/15 / #20150079605

Compositions and methods including recombinant b lymphocyte cell line including an exogenously incorporated nucleic acid expressing an exogenous membrane immunoglobulin reactive to a first antigen and including an endogenous gene expressing an endogenous secreted immunoglobulin reactive to a second antigen

Compositions and methods are disclosed herein for producing one or more immunoglobulins in an isolated b lymphocyte cell line. An isolated cell line includes an isolated b lymphocyte cell line capable of expressing at least one exogenously incorporated membrane immunoglobulin reactive to a first antigen and at least one endogenous secreted immunoglobulin reactive to a second antigen.. ... Elwha Llc

03/19/15 / #20150075282

Systems and methods for detecting overhead line motion

A system for monitoring motion of an overhead line includes a monitoring device. The monitoring device includes an accelerometer and a processing circuit. ... Elwha Llc

03/12/15 / #20150072734

Customized hardware selection for a mobile phone

A method of customizing hardware by an end user for a mobile phone is provided. The method includes receiving from an end-user a selection of a mobile phone shell from a set of mobile phone shells, sending to the end-user a subset of interchangeable hardware components having different functions, and receiving from the end-user a selection of at least one hardware component from the subset of interchangeable hardware components. ... Elwha Llc

03/12/15 / #20150072733

Customized hardware selection for a mobile phone

A method of customizing hardware by an end user for a mobile phone is provided. The method includes receiving from an end-user a selection of a mobile phone shell from a set of mobile phone shells, sending to the end-user a subset of interchangeable hardware components having different functions, and receiving from the end-user a selection of at least one hardware component from the subset of interchangeable hardware components. ... Elwha Llc

03/12/15 / #20150072732

Customized hardware selection for a mobile phone

A method of customizing hardware by an end user for a mobile phone is provided. The method includes receiving from an end-user a selection of a mobile phone shell from a set of mobile phone shells, sending to the end-user a subset of interchangeable hardware components having different functions, and receiving from the end-user a selection of at least one hardware component from the subset of interchangeable hardware components. ... Elwha Llc

03/12/15 / #20150072068

Systems and methods for manufacturing concrete structures

The embodiments disclosed herein relate to construction systems, assemblies, and methods. The construction systems can include concrete dispensing assemblies. ... Elwha Llc

03/12/15 / #20150071450

Systems and methods for monitoring sound during an in-building emergency

A system for monitoring a building having one or more microphones coupled to a telephone includes a detector configured to detect a triggering event within the building and transmit an activating signal when the triggering event is detected, and a control module configured to receive the activating signal from the detector. The control module is programmed to activate at least one of the one or more microphones to monitor sound when the activating signal is received.. ... Elwha Llc

03/12/15 / #20150071038

System and method for gunshot detection within a building

A system for detecting a discharge of a firearm includes a detection component and a location component. The detection component is configured to detect a discharge of a firearm within a building using microphones associated with two or more telephones. ... Elwha Llc

03/12/15 / #20150070654

Self-aligning unobtrusive active eye interrogation

Methods and system for determining a physiological parameter of a subject through interrogation of an eye of the subject with an optical signal are described. Interrogation is performed unobtrusively. ... Elwha Llc

03/12/15 / #20150070653

Unobtrusive active eye interrogation

Methods and systems for determining a physiological parameter of a subject through interrogation of an eye of the subject with an optical signal are described. Interrogation is performed unobtrusively. ... Elwha Llc

03/12/15 / #20150070652

Unobtrusive active eye interrogation

Methods and systems for determining a physiological parameter of a subject through interrogation of an eye of the subject with an optical signal are described. Interrogation is performed unobtrusively. ... Elwha Llc

03/12/15 / #20150070166

System and method for gunshot detection within a building

A system for detecting a discharge of a firearm includes a detection component and an appropriation component. The detection component is configured to detect a discharge of a firearm within a building using one or more sensors communicatively coupled with a central server. ... Elwha Llc

03/12/15 / #20150069656

Systems and methods for manufacturing concrete structures

The embodiments disclosed herein relate to construction systems, assemblies, and methods. The construction systems can include concrete dispensing assemblies. ... Elwha Llc

03/05/15 / #20150067707

Systems and methods for atomic film data storage

The present disclosure provides systems and methods associated with data storage using atomic films, such as graphene, boron nitride, or silicene. A platter assembly may include at least one platter that has one or more substantially planar surfaces. ... Elwha Llc

03/05/15 / #20150066349

Systems and methods for adjusting a contour of a vehicle based on a protrusion

A system for informing a navigation system of a vehicle of a protrusion includes a sensor and a processing circuit. The sensor is configured to generate sensor data based on a position of cargo. ... Elwha Llc

03/05/15 / #20150066346

Vehicle collision management system responsive to a situation of an occupant of an approaching vehicle

Described embodiments include a system, method, and vehicle. A system includes a collision management algorithm utilizable in determining a management of a possible collision between a collision-managed vehicle and an approaching vehicle. ... Elwha Llc

03/05/15 / #20150066345

Vehicle collision management system responsive to user-selected preferences

Described embodiments include a system, method, and vehicle. A system includes a collision management algorithm that includes preferences utilizable in determining a management of a possible collision between a collision-managed vehicle and an external object. ... Elwha Llc

03/05/15 / #20150064585

Systems and methods for hydrogen fuel storage and hydrogen powered vehicles

A storage system for storing hydrogen and providing controlled release of hydrogen gas includes a container having an outer wall defining an interior. The interior is configured to contain liquid lithium hydride, and a portion of the outer wall includes a thermally insulating layer. ... Elwha Llc

03/05/15 / #20150064047

Systems and methods for additive manufacturing of three dimensional structures

A method of fabricating a three dimensional structure includes delivering a metal material to a printing site; and defining a microstructure of the metal material at the printing site by controlling the delivery of heating energy to the printing site and controlling the delivery of ultrasonic vibrations to the printing site.. . ... Elwha Llc

03/05/15 / #20150063088

Systems and methods for atomic film data storage

The present disclosure provides systems and methods associated with data storage using atomic films, such as graphene, boron nitride, or silicene. A platter assembly may include at least one platter that has one or more substantially planar surfaces. ... Elwha Llc

03/05/15 / #20150061873

Systems and methods for warning of a protruding body part of a wheelchair occupant

A system for warning of protruding body parts of a medical vehicle occupant includes a sensor, a feedback device, and a processing circuit. The sensor is configured to generate sensor data based on a position of the occupant, and the processing circuit is configured to determine a contour of the medical vehicle, detect a protruding extremity of the occupant based on the sensor data and the contour, and generate a warning using the feedback device, where the warning is based on the detected protruding extremity.. ... Elwha Llc

03/05/15 / #20150061491

Low pressure lamp using non-mercury materials

A mercury-free low-pressure lamp having a bulb is provided. The bulb includes an emissive material and one or more phosphors. ... Elwha Llc

02/26/15 / #20150058543

System and method for protecting data stored on a removable data storage device

A system for protecting data stored in a removable data storage device includes a personal electronic device, a removable solid state data storage device operatively coupled to the personal electronic device, and a circuit configured to protect data stored in the data storage device in response to detecting impending removal of the data storage device from the personal electronic device.. . ... Elwha Llc

02/26/15 / #20150058368

Systems and methods for generating a treatment map

Systems and methods are described for generating a treatment map based on a microbe profile, which include receiving a two-dimensional microbe profile of a skin surface of an individual, selecting one or more treatment agents from a database of treatment agents, generating the treatment map by mapping the selected one or more treatment agents to each of one or more corresponding locations on the two-dimensional microbe profile of the skin surface of the individual, and reporting the treatment map to a user.. . ... Elwha Llc

02/26/15 / #20150057940

Modifying a cosmetic product based on a microbe profile

Systems and methods are described for modifying a cosmetic product based on a microbe profile including an ingredient-microbe interaction dataset including information associated with interactions between reference cosmetic ingredients and types of reference microbes; and a computing device including circuitry configured to receive information associated with the microbe profile of an individual, receive information associated with an ingredient list of the cosmetic product, compare the microbe profile of the individual and the ingredient list of the cosmetic product to the ingredient-microbe interaction dataset, identify an interaction between at least one cosmetic ingredient in the ingredient list of the cosmetic product and at least one of the one or more types of microbes in the microbe profile of the individual, recommend a modification to the ingredient list in response to an identified interaction, and report to a user the recommended modification.. . ... Elwha Llc

02/26/15 / #20150057939

Modifying a cosmetic product based on a microbe profile

Systems and methods are described for modifying a cosmetic product based on a microbe profile including an ingredient-microbe interaction dataset including information associated with interactions between reference cosmetic ingredients and types of reference microbes; and a computing device including circuitry configured to receive information associated with the microbe profile of an individual, receive information associated with an ingredient list of the cosmetic product, compare the microbe profile of the individual and the ingredient list of the cosmetic product to the ingredient-microbe interaction dataset, identify an interaction between at least one cosmetic ingredient in the ingredient list of the cosmetic product and at least one of the one or more types of microbes in the microbe profile of the individual, recommend a modification to the ingredient list in response to an identified interaction, and report to a user the recommended modification.. . ... Elwha Llc

02/26/15 / #20150057623

Systems, methods, and devices for delivering treatment to a skin surface

Systems, methods, and devices are described for delivering treatment to a skin surface of an individual based on a treatment map, which include a skin-treatment delivery device including at least one treatment agent reservoir with at least one port with a controllable valve, at least one conduit, a location-capture component, a data storage component to store information associated with the treatment map, and a computing component including a processor and circuitry to receive information associated with a measured feature of a location on the skin surface, correlate the received information associated with the measured feature of the location on the skin surface with the stored information associated with the treatment map to select one or more treatment agents for application to the location on the skin surface, and actuate the controllable valve of the at least one treatment agent reservoir to modulate release of the selected one or more treatment agents.. . ... Elwha Llc

02/26/15 / #20150057622

Systems, methods, and devices for delivering treatment to a skin surface

Systems, methods, and devices are described for delivering treatment to a skin surface of an individual based on a microbe profile, which include a skin-treatment delivery device including at least one treatment agent reservoir with at least one port with a controllable valve, at least one conduit, a location-capture component, a data storage component to store information associated with the microbe profile, and a computing component including a processor and circuitry to receive information associated with a measured feature of a location on the skin surface, correlate the received information associated with the measured feature of the location on the skin surface with the stored information associated with the microbe profile, select one or more treatment agents for application to the location on the skin surface from a database of treatment agents, and actuate the controllable valve of the at least one treatment agent reservoir to modulate release of the selected one or more treatment agents.. . ... Elwha Llc

02/26/15 / #20150057574

Selecting and delivering treatment agents based on a microbe profile

Kits, devices, methods, and systems for assessing microbiota of a body surface and selecting treatment agents to apply to the body surface to modulate one or more types of microbes are described which include a kit including a plurality of treatment agents, a microbe sampling unit including a microbe-capture region, and an analyzer including a user interface, at least one sensor component, and a computing component with a processor and circuitry.. . ... Elwha Llc

02/26/15 / #20150057505

Method for administering a medicament to a fetus

Methods are disclosed herein for delivering a medicament to a fetus. The method includes administering the medicament from an injector configured to deliver the medicament across an amniotic membrane to amniotic fluid of the fetus. ... Elwha Llc

02/26/15 / #20150056337

System and method for producing bread products

An improved system and method for the production of a bread product is disclosed. The method may comprise the steps of (a) mixing a first set of ingredients into a first dough component; (b) forming the first dough component into a dough base in a fixture in a molding operation; (c) forming a distinct cavity in the base with a cavity-forming operation; (d) finishing the bread product. ... Elwha Llc

02/26/15 / #20150056336

System and method for manufacture of pizza products

An improved system and method for the manufacture of pizza products is disclosed. A set of cavities is formed in the shell in a cavity-forming operation. ... Elwha Llc

02/26/15 / #20150056335

System and method for producing bread products

An improved system and method to produce a bread product is disclosed. Bread products that produced with the system and method are also disclosed. ... Elwha Llc

02/26/15 / #20150054945

Systems, methods, and devices for assessing microbiota of skin

Devices, systems, and methods for assessing microbiota of skin are described, including: a skin-covering material including an inner surface and an outer surface, the inner surface substantially conforming to a topography of a skin surface of an individual and including a plurality of signal-generating complexes, one or more of the plurality of signal-generating complexes configured to emit one or more signals in response to at least one type of microbe; an image capture device to capture an image of the inner surface of the skin-covering material, the image including one or more signals emitted from the plurality of signal-generating complexes, and to transform the image into a digital output; and a computing device including circuitry configured to receive the digital output, compare the properties of the imaged one or more signals with a database of reference signal-generating complexes, and generate a digital spatial profile of microbes on the skin-covering material.. . ... Elwha Llc

02/26/15 / #20150054944

Systems, methods, and devices for assessing microbiota of skin

Devices, systems, and methods for assessing microbiota of skin are described which include: a skin-covering material with an inner surface conforming in shape to a topography of a skin surface and including a plurality of specific microbe-binding elements; an image capture device to capture an image of the inner surface of the skin-covering material and to transform the image into a digital output including information associated with at least one property and a spatial distribution of at least one type of microbe bound to the specific microbe-binding elements; and a computing device including circuitry configured to receive the digital output from the image-capture device, compare the at least one property of the at least one type of microbe bound to the specific microbe-binding elements with a database of reference microbe properties, and generate a digital profile including the at least one property and the spatial distribution of the at least one type of microbe bound to the specific microbe-binding elements.. . ... Elwha Llc

02/26/15 / #20150054930

Systems, methods, and devices for assessing microbiota of skin

Devices, systems, and methods for assessing microbiota of skin are described which include: a skin-covering material with an inner surface conforming in shape to a topography of a skin surface and including a microbe-capture region; an image-capture device to capture a least one image of the inner surface of the skin-covering material and to transform the captured at least one image into a digital output including information associated with at least one property and a spatial distribution of at least one type of microbe bound to the microbe-capture region; and a computing device including circuitry configured to receive the digital output from the image-capture device, compare the at least one property of the at least one type of microbe with a database of reference microbe properties, and generate a digital profile including the at least one property and the spatial distribution of the at least one type of microbe bound to the microbe-capture region of the skin-covering material.. . ... Elwha Llc

02/26/15 / #20150053481

Kinetic penetrator with a retrieval tether

A retrievable kinetic penetrator includes a tubular body having a first end and a second end, a nose coupled to the first end of the tubular body, and a retrieval system. The nose is configured to penetrate a ground surface and subsurface materials of a subterranean ground volume. ... Elwha Llc

02/26/15 / #20150053480

Kinetic penetrator beacons for multistatic geophysical sensing

A kinetic penetrator for multistatic geophysical sensing includes a tubular body having a first end and a second end, a nose coupled to the first end of the tubular body, and a sensing element coupled to at least one of the tubular body and the nose. The nose is configured to penetrate a ground surface and subsurface materials of a subterranean ground volume. ... Elwha Llc

02/19/15 / #20150051784

Automated systems, devices, and methods for transporting and supporting patients

Systems, devices, and methods are described for moving a patient to and from various locations, care units, etc., within a care facility. For example a transport and support vehicle includes a body structure including a plurality of rotatable members operable to frictionally interface the vehicle to a travel path and to move the vehicle along the travel path, and a surface structured and dimensioned to support an individual subject. ... Elwha Llc

02/19/15 / #20150051021

Active golf tee

Disclosed is a golf tee configured to control spin imparted on a golf ball due to friction between a contact surface of the golf tee and the golf ball. In one embodiment, the golf tee includes a plurality of support members to support a golf ball, wherein contact between the golf ball and the plurality of support members is asymmetrically distributed between a first contact area and a second contact area. ... Elwha Llc

02/19/15 / #20150051020

Active golf tee

Disclosed are systems and methods associated with a golf tee configured to reduce or eliminate spin imparted on a golf ball due to friction between a contact surface of the golf tee and the golf ball. In one embodiment, the golf tee includes a retracting mechanism to retract the support member of the golf tee prior to impact between the golf club face and the golf ball, at least one swing sensor to measure motion parameters of an approaching golf club, and a processing unit to control the retracting mechanism based on the measured motion parameters. ... Elwha Llc

02/19/15 / #20150051019

Active golf tee

The present disclosure provides systems and methods associated with a golf tee configured to impart a spin to a golf ball prior to impact between the golf ball and the golf club face. The golf tee includes a retention mechanism configured to releasably secure a golf ball to a contact surface of the golf tee while a rotation mechanism rotates the golf tee or a spin mechanism spins the golf ball, thereby imparting spin to the golf ball. ... Elwha Llc

02/19/15 / #20150050159

Dual element turbine blade

A turbine blade includes a core element having a base portion, a tip portion, and an intermediate portion extending between the base portion and the tip portion. The intermediate portion includes a non-uniform cross-section and is a high-strength fiber material. ... Elwha Llc

02/19/15 / #20150047812

Heating device with condensing counter-flow heat exchanger

A heating device includes a heating device chamber, a heating element for heating air in the heating device chamber, and a condensing counter-flow heat exchanger including a first flow path that receives outgoing air from the heating device chamber and a second flow path for providing incoming air to the heating device chamber. The first flow path and the second flow path are configured in a counter-flow heat exchange relationship such that the outgoing air flows in a direction opposite the incoming air and the latent heat of evaporated water in the outgoing air is transferred to the incoming air thereby condensing liquid water from the outgoing air.. ... Elwha Llc

02/12/15 / #20150046019

Automated systems, devices, and methods for transporting and supporting patients

Systems, devices, and methods are described for moving a patient to and from various locations, care units, etc., within a care facility. For example a transport and support vehicle includes a body structure including a plurality of rotatable members operable to frictionally interface the vehicle to a travel path and to move the vehicle along the travel path, and a surface structured and dimensioned to support an individual subject. ... Elwha Llc

02/05/15 / #20150039486

Generating a description of, and an offer to transfer or a solicitation of an offer to acquire, an asset that includes at least one retreatment contract

An embodiment of a method includes generating a description of an asset that includes at least one retreatment contract, and generating an offer to transfer, or a solicitation of an offer to acquire, the asset. The asset may also include one or more instruments other than the at least one retreatment contract. ... Elwha Llc

02/05/15 / #20150039337

Managing a risk of a liability that is incurred if one or more subjects each treated for a respective condition are retreated within a respective specified time period

An embodiment of a risk-management method includes determining a risk that one or more subjects each treated for a respective condition by a respective provider will be retreated within a respective retreatment time period, and calculating, in response to a determined risk, a fee for taking a respective action for each of the one or more subjects that is retreated within the respective retreatment time period. For example, such an embodiment may aid in managing a risk of a liability that may be incurred if one or more subjects each treated for a respective condition is retreated for the respective condition, for a complication arising from the respective condition or the treatment of the respective condition, or for another reason, within a respective specified retreatment time period.. ... Elwha Llc

02/05/15 / #20150039324

Managing a risk of a liability that is incurred if a subject treated for a condition is retreated within a specified time period

An embodiment of a risk-management method includes determining a risk that a subject treated for a condition will be retreated within a time period, and calculating, in response to a determined risk, a fee for taking an action if the subject is retreated within the time period. For example, such an embodiment may aid in managing a risk of a liability that may be incurred if a subject treated for a condition is retreated for the condition, for a complication arising from the condition or from the treatment of the condition, or for another reason, within a specified retreatment time period.. ... Elwha Llc

02/05/15 / #20150039218

Systems and methods for adaptive vehicle sensing systems

An adaptive sensing system is configured to acquire sensor data pertaining to objects in the vicinity of a land vehicle. The adaptive sensing system may be configured to identify objects that are at least partially obscured by other objects and, in response, the adaptive sensing system may be configured to modify the configuration of one or more sensors to obtain additional information pertaining to the obscured objects. ... Elwha Llc

02/05/15 / #20150037623

Managed access electrochemical energy generation system

Described embodiments include a system and a method. A system includes a controllable electrochemical cell configured to output pulsed electric power. ... Elwha Llc

02/05/15 / #20150037622

Load-managed electrochemical energy generation system

Described embodiments include a system and a method. A system includes a controllable electrochemical cell configured to output electric power. ... Elwha Llc

02/05/15 / #20150037484

Methods and compositions related to french fry dough and products thereof

Disclosed herein include embodiments related to an ultra-high surface area french fry product extruded from dough by a device and requiring a fraction of the cooking time compared with standard french fries, as well as producing a french fry product that is crispier than standard french fries.. . ... Elwha Llc

02/05/15 / #20150035687

Systems and methods for adaptive vehicle sensing systems

An adaptive sensing system is configured to acquire sensor data pertaining to objects in the vicinity of a land vehicle. The adaptive sensing system may be configured to identify objects that are at least partially obscured by other objects and, in response, the adaptive sensing system may be configured to modify the configuration of one or more sensors to obtain additional information pertaining to the obscured objects. ... Elwha Llc

02/05/15 / #20150035683

Triggerable support package for seeds

A system for enhancement of crop production includes a triggerable seed support package. The triggerable seed support package has a payload including seed enhancement material, where the payload is configured to be released in response to a trigger.. ... Elwha Llc

02/05/15 / #20150035662

Systems and methods for adaptive vehicle sensing systems

An adaptive sensing system is configured to acquire sensor data pertaining to objects in the vicinity of a land vehicle. The adaptive sensing system may be configured to identify objects that are at least partially obscured by other objects and, in response, the adaptive sensing system may be configured to modify the configuration of one or more sensors to obtain additional information pertaining to the obscured objects. ... Elwha Llc

02/05/15 / #20150035491

Electrochemical energy generation system having individually controllable cells

Described embodiments include a system and a method. A system includes at least two individually controllable electrochemical cells configured to output electric power. ... Elwha Llc

02/05/15 / #20150034198

Pipeline leak sealing system and method

A method for sealing a leak in a pipeline used to transport fluid includes positioning a sealing device within the pipeline, moving the sealing device through the pipeline to a leak location, and internally generating an inflation pressure to inflate the sealing device to substantially cover a leak opening and limit release of the fluid from the pipeline.. . ... Elwha Llc

02/05/15 / #20150033711

Systems, methods, and apparatuses related to vehicles with reduced emissions

This disclosure relates generally to vehicles with reduced emissions. More particularly, this disclosure relates to systems, methods, and apparatuses related to vehicles with reduced carbon dioxide emissions. ... Elwha Llc

02/05/15 / #20150033703

Systems, methods, and apparatuses related to vehicles with reduced emissions

This disclosure relates generally to vehicles with reduced emissions. More particularly, this disclosure relates to systems, methods, and apparatuses related to vehicles with reduced carbon dioxide emissions. ... Elwha Llc

02/05/15 / #20150033702

Systems, methods, and apparatuses related to vehicles with reduced emissions

This disclosure relates generally to vehicles with reduced emissions. More particularly, this disclosure relates to systems, methods, and apparatuses related to vehicles with reduced carbon dioxide emissions. ... Elwha Llc

02/05/15 / #20150033701

Systems, methods, and apparatuses related to vehicles with reduced emissions

This disclosure relates generally to vehicles with reduced emissions. More particularly, this disclosure relates to systems, methods, and apparatuses related to vehicles with reduced carbon dioxide emissions. ... Elwha Llc

01/29/15 / #20150031345

Facilitating wireless communication in conjunction with orientation position

Disclosed herein are example embodiments for facilitating wireless communication in conjunction with orientation position. For certain example embodiments, at least one device, such as a portable wireless node: (i) may obtain one or more antenna assembly configuration parameters that are associated with at least one orientation position of at least one portable wireless node; or (ii) may utilize one or more antenna assembly configuration parameters that are associated with at least one orientation position of at least one portable wireless node. ... Elwha Llc

01/29/15 / #20150031301

Systems and methods for providing gesture indicative data via a head wearable computing device

Computationally implemented methods and systems include facilitating a head wearable computing device to receive one or more solicitations via one or more solicitation signals that solicit to provide to a limb wearable computing device gesture indicative data that is indicative of one or more user gestures, the head wearable computing device being designed to be worn on a head of a user and the limb wearable computing device being designed to be worn around a limb of a user; and directing the head wearable computing device to transmit to the limb wearable computing device the gesture indicative data via one or more low-power gesture indicative data signals, the limb wearable computing device being within communication range of the head wearable computing device. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

01/29/15 / #20150031300

Systems and methods for providing gesture indicative data via a head wearable computing device

Computationally implemented methods and systems include facilitating a head wearable computing device to receive one or more solicitations via one or more solicitation signals that solicit to provide to a limb wearable computing device gesture indicative data that is indicative of one or more user gestures, the head wearable computing device being designed to be worn on a head of a user and the limb wearable computing device being designed to be worn around a limb of a user; and directing the head wearable computing device to transmit to the limb wearable computing device the gesture indicative data via one or more low-power gesture indicative data signals, the limb wearable computing device being within communication range of the head wearable computing device. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

01/29/15 / #20150031299

Systems and methods for receiving gesture indicative data at a limb wearable computing device

Computationally implemented methods and systems include soliciting to provide to a limb wearable computing device from one or more functional devices that are within the communication range of the limb wearable computing device gesture indicative data that is indicative of one or more user gestures, the communication range being a spatial volume that includes the limb wearable computing device and being externally defined by an enveloping boundary, where low-power signals transmitted by the limb wearable computing device being discernible over background noise within the enveloping boundary and not discernible over background noise outside the enveloping boundary, the limb wearable computing device being designed to be worn around a limb of a user; and facilitating the limb wearable computing device to receive the gesture indicative data from the one or more functional devices. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

01/29/15 / #20150031298

Systems and methods for receiving gesture indicative data at a limb wearable computing device

Computationally implemented methods and systems include soliciting to provide to a limb wearable computing device from one or more functional devices that are within the communication range of the limb wearable computing device gesture indicative data that is indicative of one or more user gestures, the communication range being a spatial volume that includes the limb wearable computing device and being externally defined by an enveloping boundary, where low-power signals transmitted by the limb wearable computing device being discernible over background noise within the enveloping boundary and not discernible over background noise outside the enveloping boundary, the limb wearable computing device being designed to be worn around a limb of a user; and facilitating the limb wearable computing device to receive the gesture indicative data from the one or more functional devices. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

01/29/15 / #20150031297

Systems and methods for selecting for usage one or more functional devices detected within a communication range of a wearable computing device

Computationally implemented methods and systems include detecting presence of a plurality of functional devices within the communication range of a wearable computing device; and selecting, from the plurality of functional devices, one or more functional devices for providing to the wearable computing device one or more functionalities. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

01/29/15 / #20150031296

Systems and methods for selecting for usage one or more functional devices detected within a communication range of a wearable computing device

Computationally implemented methods and systems include detecting presence of a plurality of functional devices within the communication range of a wearable computing device; and selecting, from the plurality of functional devices, one or more functional devices for providing to the wearable computing device one or more functionalities. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

01/29/15 / #20150031295

Systems and methods for communicating beyond communication range of a wearable computing device

Computationally implemented methods and systems include determining presence of one or more external linking devices within communication range of a wearable computing device designed to be worn by a person, the determining being based, at least in part, on one or more signals transmitted by the one or more external linking devices and received by the wearable computing device, and the one or more external linking devices designed to communicate beyond the communication range of the wearable computing device, and directing the wearable computing device to communicate beyond the communication range via at least one of the one or more external linking devices that were determined to be within the communication range of the wearable computing device. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

01/29/15 / #20150031294

Systems and methods for providing one or more functionalities to a wearable computing device with directional antenna

Computationally implemented methods and systems include receiving one or more signals through a directional antenna of a wearable computing device, the one or more signals having been transmitted by one or more electronic devices; determining that the one or more electronic devices are within a spatial pod surrounding the wearable computing device based, at least in part, on the one or more signals received by the wearable computing device; and obtaining at least access to one or more functionalities from the one or more electronic devices that were determined to be within the spatial pod of the wearable computing device. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

01/29/15 / #20150031293

Systems and methods for providing one or more functionalities to a wearable computing device with directional antenna

Computationally implemented methods and systems include receiving one or more signals through a directional antenna of a wearable computing device, the one or more signals having been transmitted by one or more electronic devices; determining that the one or more electronic devices are within a spatial pod surrounding the wearable computing device based, at least in part, on the one or more signals received by the wearable computing device; and obtaining at least access to one or more functionalities from the one or more electronic devices that were determined to be within the spatial pod of the wearable computing device. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

01/29/15 / #20150031292

Systems and methods for providing one or more functionalities to a wearable computing device

Computationally implemented methods and systems include detecting presence of one or more electronic devices near a wearable computing device, the wearable computing device being a computing device designed to be worn by a user; determining which of the one or more electronic devices that are detected as being near the wearable computing device are at least designed to provide one or more specific functionalities that are being sought by the wearable computing device; and acquiring, by the wearable computing device based at least, in part, on said detecting and said determining, one or more specific functionalities that are available through at least one electronic device that was detected as being near the wearable computing device and that was determined to provide the one or more specific functionalities. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

01/29/15 / #20150031291

Systems and methods for providing one or more functionalities to a wearable computing device

Computationally implemented methods and systems include detecting presence of one or more electronic devices near a wearable computing device, the wearable computing device being a computing device designed to be worn by a user; determining which of the one or more electronic devices that are detected as being near the wearable computing device are at least designed to provide one or more specific functionalities that are being sought by the wearable computing device; and acquiring, by the wearable computing device based at least, in part, on said detecting and said determining, one or more specific functionalities that are available through at least one electronic device that was detected as being near the wearable computing device and that was determined to provide the one or more specific functionalities. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

01/29/15 / #20150031290

Systems and methods for providing one or more functionalities to a wearable computing device with small form factor

A method substantially as shown and described in the detailed description and/or drawings and/or elsewhere herein. A device substantially as shown and described in the detailed description and/or drawings and/or elsewhere herein.. ... Elwha Llc

01/29/15 / #20150031286

Systems and methods for communicating beyond communication range of a wearable computing device

Computationally implemented methods and systems include determining presence of one or more external linking devices within communication range of a wearable computing device designed to be worn by a person, the determining being based, at least in part, on one or more signals transmitted by the one or more external linking devices and received by the wearable computing device, and the one or more external linking devices designed to communicate beyond the communication range of the wearable computing device, and directing the wearable computing device to communicate beyond the communication range via at least one of the one or more external linking devices that were determined to be within the communication range of the wearable computing device. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text.. ... Elwha Llc

01/29/15 / #20150029051

Wearable radar reflectors

A wearable radar reflector includes a retroreflector configured to reflect radiation received from a vehicle, and incorporated into a garment worn by a pedestrian.. . ... Elwha Llc

01/29/15 / #20150029050

Wearable radar reflectors

A wearable radar reflector includes a retroreflector configured to reflect radiation received from a vehicle, and incorporated into a garment worn by a pedestrian.. . ... Elwha Llc

01/22/15 / #20150025306

Methods and systems for utilizing sperm for molecular delivery

Disclosed herein include embodiments related to delivery of molecular molecules by a sperm cell to an egg cell for expression, including transient expression, in a fertilized progeny. Further embodiments relate to computerized systems for assisting in the disclosed methods.. ... Elwha Llc

01/22/15 / #20150024497

Methods and systems for utilizing sperm for molecular delivery

Disclosed herein include embodiments related to delivery of molecular molecules by a sperm cell to an egg cell for expression, including transient expression, in a fertilized progeny. Further embodiments relate to computerized systems for assisting in the disclosed methods.. ... Elwha Llc

01/22/15 / #20150024496

Methods and systems for utilizing sperm for molecular delivery

Disclosed herein include embodiments related to delivery of molecular molecules by a sperm cell to an egg cell for expression, including transient expression, in a fertilized progeny. Further embodiments relate to computerized systems for assisting in the disclosed methods.. ... Elwha Llc

01/22/15 / #20150024287

Cathode temperature regulation for metal-air batteries

A metal-air battery is disclosed, including a temperature regulator that adjusts the operating temperature of a cathode included in the metal-air battery using power generated by the metal-air battery when the metal-air battery is in a discharge state.. . ... Elwha Llc

01/22/15 / #20150024286

Active cathode temperature control for metal-air batteries

A metal-air battery is disclosed, including a cathode temperature controller that identifies a power-boosted operating temperature at which a projected power boost exceeds a projected battery lifetime penalty and a temperature regulator that adjusts the cathode temperature to the power-boosted operating temperature using power generated by the metal-air battery when the metal-air battery is in a discharge state.. . ... Elwha Llc

01/15/15 / #20150020075

Entitlement vector for managing resource allocation

An embodiment or embodiments of an information handling apparatus can use an entitlement vector to simultaneously manage and activate entitlement of objects and processes to various resources independently from one another. An information handling apparatus can comprise an entitlement vector operable to specify resources used by at least one object of a plurality of object. ... Elwha Llc

01/15/15 / #20150019354

Automated cooking system that accepts remote orders

An automated cooking system that accepts remote orders includes an automated cooking device, a communications device, and a processing circuit. The processing circuit is configured to receive a remote order for a customer via the communications device, wherein the order includes a requested delivery time, schedule a preparation completion time of the order based on the delivery time, and instruct the automated cooking device to prepare the order based on the scheduled completion time of the order.. ... Elwha Llc

01/15/15 / #20150016632

Systems and methods for remapping an audio range to a human perceivable range

A system for remapping an audio range to a human perceivable range includes an audio transducer configured to output audio and a processing circuit. The processing circuit is configured to receive the audio from an audio input, analyze the audio to determine a first audio range, a second audio range, and a third audio range. ... Elwha Llc

01/15/15 / #20150016483

Method and system for pumping of an optical resonator

A method of pumping an optical resonator includes directing light generated by a pumping light at the optical resonator, exciting a propagating surface state of the optical resonator at an interface of the optical resonator, and changing a propagating frequency of the light proximate the interface, where the changed frequency corresponds to a propagation frequency of the surface state. The optical resonator includes a photonic crystal and a material, where the interface is formed between the photonic crystal and the material.. ... Elwha Llc

01/15/15 / #20150014057

Mining drill with gradient sensing

A drill for excavating a bore in the earth includes a steerable boring tool configured to excavate a bore and sensors coupled to the boring tool. The sensors are spaced apart from one another at multiple azimuthal locations around the steerable boring tool and the sensors are configured to detect a mineral property in the earth adjacent the steerable boring tool.. ... Elwha Llc

01/01/15 / #20150003285

Dynamic point to point mobile network including origination device aspects system and method

A computationally implemented system and method that is designed to, but is not limited to: obtain information at least in part regarding one or more first aspects of one or more intermediate electronic communication devices for serving as one or more nodes of one or more standby point-to-point communication networks upon activation thereof for use by an origination electronic communication device to communicate at least in part with a destination electronic communication device, the one or more intermediate electronic communication devices having one or more second aspects as one or more mobile electronic communication devices. In addition to the foregoing, other method aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text forming a part of the present disclosure.. ... Elwha Llc

01/01/15 / #20150003204

Tactile feedback in a two or three dimensional airspace

Described embodiments include a system and a method. A system includes a steered-beam ultrasound transmitter configured to deliver a focused, down-modulated ultrasound wave into a volume of airspace selected from at least two volumes of airspace respectfully associated with at least two delineated areas of a surface. ... Elwha Llc

01/01/15 / #20150002606

Medical support system including medical equipment case

A medical equipment case is provided for containing and transporting at least one article of medical equipment and a two-way audio-visual system. Such equipment may be used, for example, for telemedicine applications by a patient discharged from a hospital, or other subject in need of remote health care monitoring. ... Elwha Llc

01/01/15 / #20150002477

Tactile feedback generated by non-linear interaction of surface acoustic waves

Described embodiments include a system and a method. A system includes a first ultrasound transmitter acoustically coupled to a conducting layer of a display surface and configured to deliver a first ultrasound wave to a selected delineated area. ... Elwha Llc








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