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

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Device telemetry for user experience predictions

In some examples, one or more processors of a computing system may receive telemetry data from a plurality of devices, user identifications (ids) of a set of users of the plurality of the devices, and information from social media indicative of user sentiments toward the devices. The computing system may predict user experience related to the devices based at least in part on the telemetry data, the user ids, and the information from the social media.. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

Quick command entry for wearable devices

In some examples, a technique of unlocking a wearable device may recognize a pattern on an object and track a path of movement of a visual point within the pattern. The technique may also determine whether the path of movement of the visual point within the pattern approximately matches a predefined path. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

Wireless vehicle energy sharing

Technologies are generally described for a distributed system to provide wireless energy sharing between electrically powered vehicles. In some examples, two or more vehicles traveling on a roadway may be configured to share energy while in route to a destination. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

Sound verification

In some examples, sound verification may include a speaker device that may be configured to transmit sound at a dynamic volume level and a listening device that may be configured to receive the sound and provide feedback to the speaker device based on the received sound. The primary transceiver device may be further configured to adjust the dynamic volume level based on the feedback provided by the secondary transceiver device.. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

Peer-to-peer data migration

Examples are disclosed for peer-to-peer data migration between nodes coupled via one or more peer-to-peer communication links.. . ... Empire Technology Development Llc

Device address update based on event occurrences

Technologies are generally described for updating a device address based on predetermined event occurrences. In some examples, a method performed under control of a first device that is connected to a second device via a communication network may include generating a device address for the first device for use in data communications with the second device via the communication network; re-setting an event counter; detecting a first occurrence of an event associated with the first device; counting, by the event counter, occurrences of the detected event; determining that the counted number of occurrences reaches a threshold value; and generating a new device address for the first device.. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

Quality of experience reverse control for electronic games

Technologies and implementations for managing an experience during play of an interactive electronic game are generally disclosed.. . ... Empire Technology Development Llc

Detection of user gestures

In one example, a system may include a display including a display screen; a display controller configured to display visual information on the display screen of the display screen, control at least portions of one or more pixels corresponding to the display screen to render the display screen transparent; and a depth camera, positioned behind the display screen, that is configured to obtain depth image information of one or more objects in front of the display screen when at least portions of the one or more pixels are rendered transparent.. . ... Empire Technology Development Llc

Rendering of game characters

Technologies are generally described for rendering a character for games. In some examples, a method performed under control of a game server may include calculating a level of detail (lod) for a first character positioned in a same virtual game space as a second character, based at least in part on a calculated degree of closeness between the first character and the second character; and controlling a display definition of the first character based at least in part on the calculated lod.. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

Online game experience using multiple devices

Technologies and implementations for providing an online game experience using multiple devices are generally disclosed including methods and devices for, in some examples, receiving first data from a first device, the received first data being associated with a first interaction with the online game, receiving a request to utilize a second device and responsive to the received request, transmitting second data to the second device, the second data being associated with a second interaction with the online game, the second interaction related to first interaction but being different from the first interaction.. . ... Empire Technology Development Llc

Partial cloud data storage

Technologies are generally described for partial cloud data storage. In one example, a method includes dividing, by a system comprising a processor, a file into a set of source packets in response to an indication that the file is to be stored in a data store of a network device. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

Virtual reality applications

Augmented reality technology is described. The technology can detect objects in a scene, identifying one or more installed or available applications based on the detected objects, and place icons representing the identified applications proximate to the detected objects in a display of the scene, e.g., so that a user can start or install the identified applications. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

Sub-surface emr transmission for scanning produce

The embodiments disclosed herein provide devices, systems and methods for produce scanning, wherein the produce scanning devices comprise a light source, a produce stage, and a detector array positioned on the opposing side of the produce stage to the light source, wherein the light source and the detector array form a scanning assembly, and the transmitted light from the light source can reach the detector array. In some embodiments, the light source is a collimated light source, and only the directly transmitted light may reach the detector array. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

Device and session identification

Technologies are generally described for systems, methods, and devices for implementing device and session identification. In some examples, a processor may receive a first communication from a device. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

10/12/17 / #20170292214

Ultrasonic cleaning in flexible container

Techniques described herein generally relate to cleaning with ultrasonic energy. An example method includes introducing a cleaning solution into a planar cleaning cavity formed between a first inner surface and a second inner surface of a non-rigid container, directing ultrasonic energy into the cleaning cavity from an array of ultrasonic energy emitters disposed on the first inner surface, and removing the cleaning solution from the cleaning cavity by creating a negative pressure in the cleaning cavity relative to atmospheric pressure, so that the first inner surface and the second inner surface are displaced toward each other.. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

10/12/17 / #20170291327

Feedstocks for additive manufacturing and methods for their preparation and use

Feedstocks for additive manufacturing are provided. The feedstock may include a matrix material, and one or more capsules disposed in the matrix material, wherein the one or more capsules are configured to be removable from a surface portion when the matrix material is solidified to form one or more cavities in the surface portion. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

10/12/17 / #20170290762

Method and composition for dag mitigation on hair

Technologies are described for a method and constituents for mitigating dag on hair. The method comprises applying a hydrophobic silicon containing constituent and a reactive constituent onto the hair. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

10/12/17 / #20170290292

Coatings for dag prevention

Techniques are disclosed for preventing formation of dags on cattle and other commercially produced animals. The surface of the animal, such as the skin, hide, hair, wool or other covering of the animal, is treated with a low-energy, non-sticking hydrophobic coating. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

10/05/17 / #20170289239

User interface delegation to a delegated device

The present technology provides an illustrative method for delegating user interface-related tasks. In some examples, the method includes receiving a request to delegate a user interface-related task to a delegated computing device, and causing the transceiver of the delegating device to send a delegation command to the delegated computing device to establish a delegation session on the delegated computing device. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

10/05/17 / #20170286659

Biometric authentication

In an example biometric authentication system, a light beam generator may be configured to generate a light beam. The light beam may be projected to a retina of a user's eye and reflected from the retina. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

09/28/17 / #20170276500

Meeting point determination for group members

Technologies are generally described to coordinate group members that may be at distinct locations and optionally moving in distinct directions to meet at a coordinated meeting point and/or to move in a common direction. A coordinated meeting point may optimize a parameter of interest for each of the group members or group as a whole. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

09/28/17 / #20170273319

Meat tenderness by collagen degradation using hifu

Disclosed herein are systems for tenderizing meat samples using high-intensity focused ultrasound (hifu) comprising one or more transducer arrays. Further disclosed are methods and uses of the systems to tenderize meat samples.. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

09/21/17 / #20170272967

Interactions among mobile devices in a wireless network

One embodiment of the disclosure sets for an example method to create a network of devices. The method includes requesting location information from a first mobile device within the wireless range covered by a stationary device, receiving the location information of the first mobile device, determining whether the distance between the first mobile device and a second mobile device is less than a value, and sending an instruction to the first mobile device to become a part of a communication network such that the first mobile device can send data directly to the second mobile device without involving the stationary device.. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

09/21/17 / #20170270641

Image resolution modification

A method performed under control of a storage manager may include identifying a subject of an image; determining a resolution value for the image based, at least in part, on the identified subject; and modifying a resolution of the image in accordance with the determined resolution value.. . ... Empire Technology Development Llc

09/21/17 / #20170270039

Service associated with persistent storage

Examples are disclosed for allocating a block of persistent storage or accessing a block of persistent storage based on a storage service string that includes a universally unique identifier and associated metadata.. . ... Empire Technology Development Llc

09/21/17 / #20170269841

Data storage in degraded solid state memory

Technologies are generally described for systems, devices, and methods effective to operate a memory device. A memory controller may compress initial data to produce compressed data. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

09/21/17 / #20170267543

Transition metal dichalcogenide aerogels and methods of preparation and use

Methods of forming transition metal dichalcogenide aerogels are provided. Some methods include adding at least one solvent to one or more two-dimensional transition metal dichalcogenide sheets to form a transition metal dichalcogenide solution and freeze drying the transition metal dichalcogenide solution to form frozen transition metal dichalcogenide, the methods also include heating the frozen transition metal dichalcogenide to form a transition metal dichalcogenide aerogel,. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

09/14/17 / #20170263055

Generating augmented reality exemplars

Technologies are generally described for automatic clustering and rendering of augmentations into one or more operational exemplars in an augmented reality environment. In some examples, based on a user's context, augmentations can be retrieved, analyzed, and grouped into clusters. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

09/14/17 / #20170262049

Virtual reality display based on orientation offset

Technologies are generally described to orient virtual reality content based on user head and body orientations. In some examples, a virtual reality content display system may display different portions of virtual reality content to a user based on user head and/or body orientation. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

09/14/17 / #20170259951

Shape memory meat packaging

Techniques and technologies are generally described herein for providing shape memory polymer packaging for meat products from sheets or films of shape memory polymer material. Shape memory polymers are a class of smart materials which have the ability to return to their original or trained state from a deformed or temporary state when a stimulus is provided. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

09/14/17 / #20170259176

Location graph adapted video games

Technologies related to location graph adapted video games are generally described. In some examples, location graphs may be generated for received environment inputs, such as received three dimensional (3d) models of environments. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

09/14/17 / #20170258099

Slow compression stretch packaging

A process and an apparatus for controlling temperature loss and shrinkage of meat after an animal is slaughtered for food. Shrinkage is controlled by compressing the meat during cooling, the compression offsetting a natural tendency of the meat to contract and providing a measure of control over the shaping of the meat. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

09/07/17 / #20170257745

Location determining scheme

A method performed under control of a mobile device may include receiving at least one probe response from at least one access point; determining whether a number of the at least one wi-fi access point satisfies a predetermined condition; adjusting a signal transmission power of a probe request, when the determining indicates that the number of the at least one wi-fi access point does not satisfy the predetermined condition; and transmitting the probe request with the adjusted signal transmission power.. . ... Empire Technology Development Llc

09/07/17 / #20170253849

Synthetic meat

Examples of methods, systems and computer accessible mediums related to producing synthetic meat are generally described herein. In some example methods, a substrate configured to support cell growth may be provided. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

09/07/17 / #20170252657

Matching sponsored game content to location by genre and playability

Technologies are generally described for matching sponsored game content to location by genre and playability. In some examples, a search system for finding real-environment matched gaming content for a user based at least partially on analyzed properties of potential locations may employ game script/flow information and match against local features from map data to screen content for which a game plot can be executed across appropriate areas and transitions or other physical requirements. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

08/31/17 / #20170248915

Holographic image generation

Briefly stated, technologies are generally described for providing a computer-generated holography (cgh). Example devices/systems described herein may use one or more of a server device and/or a client device. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

08/24/17 / #20170243484

Remote driving assistance

In at least some examples, a control center, which provides remote driving assistance service, may be configured to receive traffic data from sensors and to identify an area of congested traffic, based on the received traffic data, within a predetermined range of the sensors. When the control center receives a request for the remote driving assistance service, from a vehicle within the predetermined range of the sensor, the control center may generate and transmit remote driving commands to the vehicle.. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

08/24/17 / #20170241913

Spectroscopic determination of optical properties of gemstones

Technologies are generally described for spectroscopic determination of one or more optical properties of a gemstone. An imaging device may include one or more light sources configured to illuminate one or more portions of the gemstone, and one or more photo detectors configured to detect reflected light from the portions of the gemstone in response to the illumination. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

08/24/17 / #20170238977

Systems and methods for intermedullary bone fixation

Systems and methods for intermedullary bone fracture fixation are described herein. The fixation device includes a main body having a flexible state and a rigid state. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

08/24/17 / #20170238569

Edible food preservative

An edible preservative may include a polymer carrier and an active agent chemically bonded to the polymer carrier. The active agent may include multiple functional groups, including at least one of, a polyphenolic group, a double bond, a conjugated double bond, or a chelating group.. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

08/17/17 / #20170235125

Reflective roof

Technologies and implementations for reflective roofs are generally disclosed.. . ... Empire Technology Development Llc

08/17/17 / #20170233522

Phenolic epoxy compounds

Disclosed herein are compositions and methods of making phenolic compounds, and resins comprising these phenolic compounds. The compounds include multifunctional epoxies, amino glycidyl derivatives, and multi-functional amines prepared from hydroxymethyl derivatives of phenols and bisphenols. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

08/17/17 / #20170233357

Phenolic epoxy compounds

Disclosed herein are compositions and methods of making phenolic compounds, and resins comprising these phenolic compounds. The compounds include multifunctional epoxies, amino glycidyl derivatives, and multi-functional amines prepared from hydroxymethyl derivatives of phenols and bisphenols.. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

08/10/17 / #20170228259

Thread and data assignment in multi-core processors

Technologies are generally described for methods and systems to assign threads in a multi-core processor. In an example, a method to assign threads in a multi-core processor may include determining data relating to memory controllers fetching data in response to cache misses experienced by a first core and a second core. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

08/10/17 / #20170228185

Secure data storage based on physically unclonable functions

Technologies are generally described for partial programming of memory having physically unclonable functions for secure data storage. In some examples, a sender that wishes to securely send data to a recipient using a physical memory may measure a program threshold average and a program threshold variation for bits in the memory and group the bits into different bins based on the measured average and variation. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

08/10/17 / #20170227511

Quality control of dairy products using chromatic profiles

A method for the quality control of dairy products is disclosed. The method includes scanning the surface of a dairy product test sample using a chromatic scanner system to generate a spectral pattern of reflected light intensities, which pattern is unique to the test sample. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

08/03/17 / #20170223719

Adaptive communication resource allocation in a wireless network

Frequency spectrum resources available to a node of a wireless communication network may be allocated for either an uplink or downlink channel by a scheduler module. The scheduler module may schedule a specific frequency spectrum resource based at least in part on whether the frequency spectrum resource has been assigned to a downlink resource pool, an uplink resource pool, or a shared resource pool. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

08/03/17 / #20170219545

Produce item ripeness determination

In some examples, a method is described. The method may include obtaining an electrical signal as an input signal. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

08/03/17 / #20170219483

Systems and methods for multi-component detection

A detection system for detecting analytes in a sample, and methods of making and using the detection system, are disclosed. The detection system includes at least one sensor having a substrate and an optical interference layer on the substrate. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

08/03/17 / #20170216722

Character model animation using stored recordings of player movement interface data

Technologies are generally described for providing full-motion animation-as-a-service. In some examples, short motion-capture segments may be captured from user motion user interface devices and stored in a database. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

08/03/17 / #20170215439

Meat tenderizing using substrate with phase change materials

A meat tenderizing device is provided for meat tenderizing. The device can include a substrate having at least one structural reinforcing member. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

07/27/17 / #20170213376

Composite image generation to remove obscuring objects

Technologies are generally described for methods and systems effective to generate a composite image. The methods may include receiving first image data that includes object data corresponding to an object and receiving second image data that includes obscuring data. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

07/27/17 / #20170212905

Context-based content list generation

Technologies are generally described for providing a context-based content list for an electronic device. In some examples, a method performed under control of an electronic device may include gathering first information on or from one or more devices nearby the electronic device in response to a content file creation event on the electronic device; gathering second information on or from one or more devices nearby the electronic device in response to a content list creation event on the electronic device; calculating a similarity between the first information and the second information; and generating a content list based at least in part on the similarity between the first information and the second information.. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

07/27/17 / #20170210632

Methods and systems for producing ammonia

Disclosed herein are methods and systems to produce ammonia from nitrogen and water. In an embodiment, a method of producing ammonia involves contacting nitrogen, water, and at least one superparamagnetic catalyst to form a mixture, and exposing the mixture to a fluctuating magnetic field. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

07/27/17 / #20170209792

Intermediary graphics rendition

Technologies related to intermediary graphics rendition are generally described. In some examples, an intermediary computing device may store graphics models in a model store. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

07/20/17 / #20170206692

Augmented reality alteration detector

Technologies are generally described for systems and methods effective to detect an alteration in augmented reality. A processor may receive a real image that corresponds to a real object and may receive augmented reality instructions to generate a virtual object. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

07/20/17 / #20170206163

Cache partitioning in a multicore processor

Techniques described herein generally include methods and systems related to cache partitioning in a chip multiprocessor. Cache-partitioning for a single thread or application between multiple data sources improves energy or latency efficiency of a chip multiprocessor by exploiting variations in energy cost and latency cost of the multiple data sources. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

07/13/17 / #20170201371

Homomorphic public-key encryption scheme

Technologies are generally described for providing a fully homomorphic public key encryption scheme. In some examples, a method performed under control of a transmitter may include receiving, from a server, a system parameter; selecting a secret decryption key corresponding to the transmitter; generating a first public encryption key for the transmitter, based at least in part on the secret decryption key corresponding to the transmitter and the system parameter; receiving, from the server, a public encryption key corresponding to a receiver; enciphering a message into a first ciphertext, based at least in part on the public encryption key corresponding to the receiver and the secret decryption key corresponding to the transmitter; and transmitting, to a data processing device, a request to process the message by processing the first ciphertext that corresponds to the message into a second ciphertext without deciphering the first ciphertext.. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

07/13/17 / #20170200318

Suppression of real features in see-through display

Technologies are described for display of a merged image on a display. A processor may receive first data that relates to a first image of a real object and second data that relates to a second image of a virtual object. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

07/13/17 / #20170199560

Augmented reality proximity sensing

Technologies are generally described for employing proximity sensing mechanisms augmented reality (ar) systems. Sensors strategically placed on ar eyeglasses in locations such as right and/or left arms, bridge, or flip-up feature of the eyeglasses may be used to detect ar eyeglass usage for power management and/or to provide user interface elements like volume control, display controls, user input, and comparable ones. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

07/13/17 / #20170197831

Methods and systems for isolating nitrogen from a gaseous mixture

Disclosed herein are methods and systems to isolate nitrogen from a mixture of gases. In an embodiment, a method of isolating nitrogen from a gaseous mixture involves contacting the gaseous mixture with a superparamagnetic catalyst to form a reaction mixture, and exposing the reaction mixture to a fluctuating magnetic field at ambient conditions.. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

07/06/17 / #20170195937

Wireless network handover

A method performed under control of a receiver device may include receiving, from a sender device, connection information regarding a first apparatus that is connected to the sender device via a machine-to-machine network between the sender device and the receiver device; and connecting to the first apparatus based at least in part on the received connection information after the sender device is disconnected from the first apparatus.. . ... Empire Technology Development Llc

07/06/17 / #20170195831

Concurrent wireless power transfer and data communication

Systems and methods for concurrent wireless power transfer and data transmission are provided. A constraint encoder receives data bits for communication to a mobile device and encodes the data bits onto a transmit signal. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

07/06/17 / #20170195302

Encrypted communication between paired devices

In some examples, a device may include at least one communication interface configured to exchange signals with another device, and a pairable component configured to: assure the another device of mutual proximity by exchange of at least two progressively increasing locator signals and corresponding acknowledgement signals, receive executable validating code from the another device, execute the validating code, output a self-validating result of executing the validating code, verify pairing with the another device, and generate a secret key to ensure a private exchange of data between the mutually proximate, paired, and validated device and another device.. . ... Empire Technology Development Llc

07/06/17 / #20170195263

Real-time targeted messages

Technologies and implementations for providing real-time targeted messages are generally disclosed.. . ... Empire Technology Development Llc

07/06/17 / #20170192881

Application programming interface testing services

Technologies and implementations for providing an application programming interface (api) testing services for transferring data center services. In some examples, multiple api calls used by a service at an origin data center are converted into respective test segments. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

07/06/17 / #20170192731

Control redistribution among multiple devices

Technologies are presented for distributing user interface elements and controls among devices. A user may select an element and/or control of a user interlace (ui) of a first application displayed on a first device for shifting to one or more other devices. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

07/06/17 / #20170188980

Wearable sensor based body modeling

Technologies are generally described to provide models of body based on information collected from sensors. In some examples, position information from wearable sensors attached to different portions of a body may be used to determine a posture and/or a position of one or more portions of the body. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

06/29/17 / #20170188229

Cell id allocation in a heterogeneous network

In a heterogeneous cellular communication network, a macro cell equipped with a base station may be configured to support one or more macro user equipment (ue) and one or more micro cells, each of which further serves as proxies of one or more micro ue for wireless communications between the micro ue and the macro cell. The base station may be configured to assign a first cell id to the macro cell and other cell ids that have a mathematical distinction from the first cell id to the micro cells.. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

06/29/17 / #20170186184

Three dimensional data acquisition with orthogonal composite pattern for structured light illuminated vision

Technologies are generally described for phase measuring profilometry (pmp) using structured light patterns based on orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (ofdm). In some examples, a composite structured light pattern generated using ofdm may be used to illuminate a surface of interest. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

06/29/17 / #20170185137

Electronic device

Technologies are generally described for selectively charging a capacitor coupled to a memory. Example electronic devices described herein may include a memory; a capacitor coupled to the memory; a power supply configured to supply power at least to the capacitor; a switch coupled between the power supply and the capacitor; and a switch controller coupled to the switch and configured to: determine whether the electronic device is in a safety mode or in a normal mode, and control an operation of the switch, based on the determination. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

06/22/17 / #20170181171

Schemes for providing wireless network

Technologies are generally described for providing a wireless local area network. In some examples, a method performed under control of a first device may include connecting to an access point that is configured to provide a wireless local area network, transmitting, to a second device, a request of connecting to the first device, receiving, from the second device, a response of connecting to the first device, configuring an ad-hoc network group including the first device and the second device based, at least in part, on a network load of the first device and a network load of the second device, and providing a wireless local area network to the second device included in the ad-hoc network group.. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

06/22/17 / #20170180991

Secure communication connection formation

In some examples, method includes positioning a first electronic device in a target orientation with respect to a second electronic device and moving the first and second electronic devices in at least two degrees of freedom of motion while the first electronic device is maintained in the target orientation with respect to the second electronic device. The method may also include operating the first electronic device while the first and second electronic devices share a secure communication connection that is based on a first numerical value and a second numerical value. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

06/22/17 / #20170177616

Decentralizing a hadoop cluster

In some examples, a distributed file system is described. The distributed file system may include multiple data nodes and a director unit. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

06/22/17 / #20170177480

Management of chip multiprocessor cooperative caching based on eviction rate

Techniques described herein generally include methods and systems related to cooperatively caching data in a chip multiprocessor. Cooperatively caching of data in the chip multiprocessor is managed based on an eviction rate of data blocks from private caches associated with each individual processor core in the chip multiprocessor. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

06/15/17 / #20170168557

User interface selection based on user context

Technologies are generally described to provide alternate user interfaces based on user context. In some examples, a user interface system may measure a user characteristic associated with a particular user interface type. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

06/08/17 / #20170163969

Coordination of multiple structured light-based 3d image detectors

Technologies are generally described for coordination of structured light-based image detectors. In some examples, one or more structured light sources may be configured to project sets of points onto the scene. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

06/08/17 / #20170161743

Use of encryption to provide secure credit card payments

Technologies are generally described that relate to facilitating the use of encryption to secure credit card payments. An example method may include receiving, by a device including a processor, over a wired or wireless channel, first credit card information to process a transaction, wherein the first credit card information is determined to be associated with a first entity. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

06/08/17 / #20170160780

Device usage message generator indicative of power consumption of an electronic device

Technologies are generally described for systems, devices and methods effective to generate a message that may be sent to a social network. Power information from an electronic device may be detected by a power detector and received by a processor. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

06/08/17 / #20170160163

Sensor management based on surface type

Technologies are generally described that relate to managing and/or generating sensor data. An example method may include receiving output data generated by a pressure sensor. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

06/01/17 / #20170156026

Real-time location sharing

The present disclosure generally describes that real-time location information may be exchanged among devices and a communications system, allowing for users to locate other users in real-time for determining whether such users may advantageously engage in collective activities. An example communications system may acquire and store device location information corresponding to devices in a user information database. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

06/01/17 / #20170155606

Generation of a communication request based on visual selection

Technologies are generally described for generating a communication request. An example method may include retrieving an image from a memory. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

05/18/17 / #20170135637

Real-time glucose monitoring

Embodiments pertaining to techniques of real-time glucose monitoring in tears are provided. In some examples, a device may include a plug and a sensor. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

05/11/17 / #20170135257

Apparatus, methods, and systems for removing components from a circuit board

A detachment apparatus for detaching at least one component (120) from a circuit board (125) can include a shaft (105) configured to rotate about a central axis, at least one lever (110) having a first end and a second end, the lever being attached to the shaft at the first end, and a hook (115) attached to the second end of the lever. Rotation of the shaft causes the hook to come into contact with the component on the circuit board, and the hook is configured to separate the component from the circuit board.. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

05/11/17 / #20170132144

Energy-efficient dynamic dram cache sizing

Techniques described herein generally include methods and systems related to dynamic cache-sizing used to reduce the energy consumption of a dram cache in a chip multiprocessor. Dynamic cache sizing may be performed by adjusting the refresh interval of a dram cache or by combining way power-gating of the dram cache with adjusting the refresh interval.. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

05/04/17 / #20170124692

3d object rotation-based mechanical parts selection through 2d image processing

Technologies are generally described for 3d object recognition through 2d image processing based on white balancing and object-rotation in machine vision systems. According to some examples, image recognition of an object captured with a camera under insufficient lighting may be achieved through white balancing. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

05/04/17 / #20170124367

Alignment markers to facilitate detection of object orientation and deformation

Technologies are generally described for use of orientation markers to determine object orientation and/or deformation. In some examples, an orientation marker for a physical object may include an alignment structure and encode information about the alignment structure. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

05/04/17 / #20170123775

Compilation of application into multiple instruction sets for a heterogeneous processor

Techniques generally described are related to a method to compile code for a heterogeneous multi-core processor that includes a first core and a second core. The method may include receiving, by a multi-core compilation system, a set of source code that includes a plurality of code segments, wherein the multi-core compilation system is configured to compile the set of source code and generate an executable program that is executable by the heterogeneous multi-core processor. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

05/04/17 / #20170119439

Orthopedic stiffening device

A stiffening device useful for orthopedic stabilization assemblies. The present disclosure provides an apparatus and methods for stiffening the rods and screws typically used for correction of orthopedic defects, such as curvature of the spine. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

04/27/17 / #20170117712

Energy flow controller

Technologies effective to control a distribution of energy from an energy source to a first device and to a second device are generally described. In some examples, a controller may receive first device data and second device data, from the first device and the second device, respectively. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

04/27/17 / #20170116058

Increased refresh interval and energy efficiency in a dram

Techniques described herein generally include methods and systems related to designing and operating a dram device that has significantly reduced refresh energy use. A method for designing a dram optimizes or otherwise improves the dram for energy efficiency based on a measured or predicted failure probability of memory cells in the dram. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

04/27/17 / #20170116000

Distributed user interfaces as a service

Technologies are generally described to send distributed user interface elements to a customer. In some examples, a virtualization server may receive an application to be provided to a customer. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

04/27/17 / #20170115745

Shape-changing keyboard

In some examples, a shape-changing keyboard includes a first segment, a second segment, and a dynamic adjustment assembly. The dynamic adjustment assembly may be coupled between the first and second segments. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

04/20/17 / #20170111617

Identification of recorded image data

Technologies are generally described for identification of recorded image data. In various examples, a mobile device may include a receiver, a memory and a processor. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

04/20/17 / #20170108908

Instruction optimization using voltage-based functional performance variation

The present disclosure generally relates to instruction optimization (or otherwise improved execution of instructions) using voltage-based functional performance variation. In some examples, a method is described that includes instruction optimization (or otherwise improved execution of instructions) using voltage-based functional performance variation. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

04/20/17 / #20170107353

Light weight structural materials

Functionalized microspheres for being dispersed in matrix materials to reduce the density and weight of the materials may be configured to include a covalently bound surface component which is configured to covalently bond with the matrix material so that when combined with the matrix material a strong, light-weight matrix material may be produced.. . ... Empire Technology Development Llc

04/20/17 / #20170107048

Fruit in a bubble wrap mat

A package for compartmentalized preservation of harvested fruit or vegetables and methods are disclosed. The package may include a first flexible polymer film, comprising integral molded or vacuum formed cups configured to hold a fruit or vegetable, wherein the integral molded or vacuum formed cups can be collapsed into a plane of the first polymer film or extended from the first polymer film; and a second flexible polymer film configured to overlay the first polymer film. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

04/13/17 / #20170105094

Detection of proximity of client device to base station

Technologies are generally described for detecting proximity of a client device to a base station in a wireless communication system. Example base station may include a proximity detector and an operation mode controller. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

04/13/17 / #20170103810

Non-volatile sram with multiple storage states

Technologies are generally described herein for a non-volatile static random access memory device with multiple storage states. In some examples, the multi-storage state non-volatile random access memory device has two or more memory cells. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

04/13/17 / #20170103141

Distilling popular information of a web page

Implementations and techniques for distilling popular parts of a web page are generally disclosed. In some examples the techniques include receiving, at a computing device, an indication of a clipboard operation on the web page, responsive to the received indication, obtaining information corresponding to data stored as content of the clipboard operation, storing the obtained information, determining a number of times the obtained information is stored, and setting a popularity level for the obtained information based, at least in part, on the determined number of times.. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

04/13/17 / #20170100887

Fused filament fabrication materials and methods of use thereof

A composition for fused filament fabrication includes at least one thermoplastic material, maleic anhydride, at least one fatty acid salt, and at least one radical initiator; at least one thermoplastic material and at least one ionomer; or at least one thermoplastic material and at least one copolymer of methacrylic acid and an olefin. An article having a plurality of layers may be made, wherein at least one layer is formed by depositing the composition for fused filament fabrication. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

04/13/17 / #20170100174

Stress shielding and variable tensioning system for pelvic fracture management of osteoporotic bones

An apparatus for use with a medical device is disclosed that includes an end plate. The end plate includes a fixation portion configured to attach to a proximal bone segment. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

04/06/17 / #20170098274

Method, system, and computer-readable medium for bandwidth auctions with bandwidth bid requests based on mobile device application tables

Technologies and implementations for facilitating and participating in bandwidth auctions are generally disclosed.. . ... Empire Technology Development Llc

04/06/17 / #20170098098

Secure images

When confidential information is displayed at a display device, a secure image may be generated so that the confidential information is visible only to an authorized user within a predetermined viewing distance. In some examples, incorrect information may be generated to mislead an unauthorized viewer outside the predetermined viewing distance.. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

03/30/17 / #20170088528

Humic acid derivatives and methods of preparation and use

Disclosed are antioxidative natural compounds, their salts, chelates and cleavage derivatives that exhibit a superior combination of properties. The compounds can be used for a variety of purposes, including the stabilization of polymers. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

03/23/17 / #20170082503

Temperature tags and methods of making and using the same

Temperature tags for determining if an object has been exposed to above certain temperatures are disclosed. The temperature tag includes one or more temperature sensitive regions on a substrate, wherein each of the one or more temperature sensitive regions comprise a temperature sensitive magnetic material having a curie temperature. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

03/23/17 / #20170082499

Temperature tags and methods for their preparation and use

A temperature tag and methods of making and using the same are disclosed. The temperature tag includes one or more cantilevers, each having at least one end attached to a substrate, wherein the cantilever includes a shape memory material having at least one transformation temperature, and the cantilever is configured to transform in shape when exposed to a temperature equal to or above the at least one transformation temperature. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

03/23/17 / #20170080345

Resource management for distributed games

Technologies are generally described for server resource allocation for distributed games. In one example, a method includes allocating a first set of resources for a first player instance on a first server, a second set of resources for a second player instance on the first server, and a third set of resources for a third player instance on a second server. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

03/23/17 / #20170079658

Insitu swappable clip delivery cartridge

Several embodiments disclosed herein relate to apparatus and methods for treating a diverticulum. In some examples, disclosed is a clip placement device for diverticulum inversion. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

03/23/17 / #20170079655

Tissue gathering basket enhancements

Several embodiments disclosed herein relate to apparatus and methods for tissue gathering. In some examples, disclosed is a tissue gathering device that includes a basket and a cylindrical shaft. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

03/23/17 / #20170079654

Castle-key clip for securing closed diverticula

Several embodiments disclosed herein relate to apparatus, methods, and systems for treating a diverticulum. In some examples, disclosed is a clip for treating diverticulum. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

03/23/17 / #20170079633

Device and methods of inverting a diverticulum

Several embodiments disclosed herein relate to apparatus and methods for treating a diverticulum. In some examples, disclosed is a device for inverting a diverticulum including a device body, a pushing apparatus that includes a rod and a blunt end, and a user actuated structure that provides control of the pushing apparatus. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

03/23/17 / #20170079629

Diverticulum inversion using a clip placement device

Several embodiments disclosed herein relate to apparatus and methods for treating a diverticulum. In some examples, disclosed is a clip placement device for diverticulum inversion. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

03/16/17 / #20170078274

Push content to a currently utilized device among client devices

In one example, a system includes an authentication server that is configured to receive an authentication request for a primary application, provide time-based authentication credentials for the primary application, receive an updated authentication request for the primary application, wherein the updated authentication request includes a client device identifier (id) corresponding to a client device from which the authentication request is received, and transmit the client device id; the system may further include a push server that is configured to receive the transmitted client device id, and push an update to the client device having the client device id.. . ... Empire Technology Development Llc

03/16/17 / #20170075429

Gesture based user interface for augmented reality

Technologies are generally described for systems and methods effective to provide a gesture keyboard that can be utilized with a virtual display. In an example, the method includes receiving sensory information associated with an object in proximity to, or in contact with, an input device including receiving at least one level of interaction differentiation detected from at least three levels of interaction differentiation, interpreting a command from the sensory information as a function of the at least one level of interaction differentiation, and outputting an action indication based on the command.. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

03/16/17 / #20170075169

Backlight units and methods of making the same

A backlight unit for a lcd can include a tft array substrate, a uv light source disposed at an edge or bottom of the tft array substrate, and a layer of transparent fluorescent films formed on the tft array substrate. The layer of transparent fluorescent films can include a plurality of red transparent fluorescent films, a plurality of green transparent fluorescent films, and a plurality of blue transparent fluorescent films. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

03/16/17 / #20170074605

Tunable thermostatic materials and methods for preparation and use

Thermostatic heating or cooling materials and method for making and using the materials are disclosed. The thermostatic materials may be usable as packaging material and may include a mixture of at least two materials which exhibit a liquid crystalline (lc) phase, or mesophase. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

03/16/17 / #20170074376

Manipulator with linear motion actuator

A linear motion actuator is disclosed. The linear motion actuator can include a double-shafted motor having a first motor shaft with a first screw thread and a second motor shaft with a second screw thread. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

03/16/17 / #20170073526

Protective coatings including partially halogenated materials and methods for forming and using same

Protective coatings and methods for applying the same are described. A protective coating may be formed on a substrate to reduce or eliminate corrosion or other damage to the substrate. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

03/16/17 / #20170072604

Composite foam and methods of preparation and use

Composite foams having cells containing shape-stabilized phase change material (ss-pcm) particles are described. Composite foams may be made by contacting a plurality of ss-pcm particles and one or more pre-polymer reactants, wherein each ss-pcm particle can form a nucleation site for foam cell generation. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

03/09/17 / #20170066194

Extrusion nozzles, methods, and systems for three-dimensional printing

Technologies are generally described for an extrusion nozzle of a 3d printing system that allows deposition and rapid solidification of a resin layer on a non-uniform substrate surface in order to form a 3d printed article of various shape and size. The extrusion nozzle may include a center tube that facilitates a flow of resin through the center tube to deposit the resin layer on the substrate surface. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

03/09/17 / #20170065192

Intraluminal pressure detection for diverticular disease

A pressure detection tablet is disclosed. The tablet is a capsule including a dye encapsulated within an inner coating, in which the inner coating is configured to rupture at a pressure equal to or greater than a pressure threshold. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

03/02/17 / #20170063596

User profile-based wireless device system level management

Techniques for user profile-based system level management (slm) and creation of system level agreements of a wireless device are generally disclosed. In some examples, a predictor may be provided to predict a future task to be performed by a wireless device, including resource requirements, based at least in part on a profile of a user and at least one of a profile of a communication partner of the user, an operational recommendation, a performance model or a current state. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

03/02/17 / #20170058310

Biosensing devices and methods of using and preparing the same

A biosensing device, as well as methods of forming a biosensing device and detecting presence of a biofilm are disclosed. The biosensing device may include a substrate, at least one radiation source on the substrate, at least one radiation detector on the substrate, and at least one reflector arranged on the substrate such that radiation emitted from the at least one radiation source is reflected toward the at least one radiation detector. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

03/02/17 / #20170055499

Tattoo and tattoo applicator for animal lifecycle monitoring

In some examples, a method to monitor an animal may include determining a physiological status of the animal based on a tattoo that includes intelligent ink injected into skin of the animal. The method may also include recording the physiological status of the animal. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

02/23/17 / #20170055266

Smooth transition between predictive and mobile-assisted spectral allocation

Technologies are generally described for providing a transition between predictive and mobile-assisted spectral allocation. In some examples, wireless devices may be enabled to determine adequacy of their allocated spectral path to meet their communication needs by analyzing signal-to-noise ratios (snrs) of their assigned sub-carriers. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

02/23/17 / #20170049134

Meat tendering using food grade natural products for reducing muscle contraction

Compositions and methods that enhance tenderness in meat by reducing muscle contraction and rigor mortis following slaughter are disclosed. The compositions are natural products, including organic acids and polyphenols derived from natural sources, and derivatives and salts thereof.. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

02/16/17 / #20170047920

Aging-based leakage energy reduction method and system

A technique of reducing leakage energy associated with a post-silicon target circuit is generally described herein. One example method includes purposefully aging a plurality of gates in the target circuit based on a targeted metric including a timing constraint associated with the target circuit.. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

02/16/17 / #20170046263

Directory coherence for multicore processors

A cache coherence mechanism may comprise a bit-to-cache map for processor cores operable up to a maximum frequency for cores of a multicore processor. Entries in a cache coherence directory may include a bit field identifying cores operable at or near the maximum frequency that share a memory block corresponding to the entry. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

02/16/17 / #20170046224

Storing data in storage devices

Technologies are generally described to store data in a storage device that includes an array of analog memory cells. Example storage devices described herein may include one or more of an interface, and/or a processor coupled to the interface. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

02/16/17 / #20170046198

Core prioritization for heterogeneous on-chip networks

A processor may comprise a plurality of cores operating at heterogeneous frequencies communicatively coupled by a network of routers also operating at heterogeneous frequencies. A core may be prioritized for thread execution based on operating frequencies of routers on a path from the core to a memory controller. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

02/16/17 / #20170044190

Inorganic siloxane ladder composites and methods of their preparation

Inorganic siloxane ladder polymers with metal-aza/thio crown complexes, and methods of making and using such siloxane ladder polymers are disclosed. The polymers described herein may exhibit self-healing properties, a low dielectric constant, and a low refractive index. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

02/16/17 / #20170043483

Incidental robot-human contact detection

Technologies are generally described for detection of incidental robot-human contact. In some examples, a robotic actuator movement may generate a feedback signal, such as a haptic signal, a proprioreceptive signal, an optical signal, and/or an infrared signal. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

02/09/17 / #20170041444

Automatic contacts sorting

To automatically sort multiple contacts of a user, in some examples, a system may be configured to monitor physiological signals, which reflect the emotional responses, of the user during communications between the user and his/her contacts and, further, to classify the contacts into multiple contact groups that may be sorted by the emotional responses of the user.. . ... Empire Technology Development Llc

02/09/17 / #20170041438

Online data management

Technologies are generally described for a data management scheme. In some examples, a method may include displaying, by a client device, a representation of a data item received from a server; transmitting, by the client device, to the server, a request to access the data item and information regarding the request to access, in response to a user input; updating, by the server, the representation of the data item to further include the information regarding the request to access; and displaying, by the client device, the updated representation of the data item received from the server.. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

02/09/17 / #20170041048

Signal sequence estimation

In a spatial modulation multiple-input-multiple-output (sm-mimo) wireless communication system, multiple transmitting antennae and multiple receiving antennae may be utilized to respectively transmit and receive wireless signals for the communication. A selection of a combination of the multiple transmitting antennae may be configured to represent one or more binary digits in a signal sequence. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

02/09/17 / #20170040971

Crystal oscillators and methods for fabricating the same

Crystal oscillators and methods for fabricating the crystal oscillators are disclosed. Also disclosed are sensors comprising the crystal oscillators, and methods for detecting an analyte using the sensors. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

02/09/17 / #20170040295

Vertically integrated wafers with thermal dissipation

Technologies are generally described related to three-dimensional integration of integrated circuits (ics) with spacing for heat dissipation. According to some examples, a self-aligned silicide may be formed in a temporary silicon layer and removed subsequent to bonding of the wafers to achieve improved contact between the combined ics and enhanced heat dissipation through added spacing between the ics.. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

02/09/17 / #20170039076

Adjusting tap position on touch screen

Technologies are generally described for adjusting a tap position on a display screen of an application running on an electronic device. Example devices/systems described herein may use one or more of a probability calculator, a tap detector, a tap position adjustor and/or an area map database (db). ... Empire Technology Development Llc

02/09/17 / #20170036667

Energy harvesting system for vehicle

Briefly stated, technologies are generally described for harvesting energy for a vehicle having an engine and a torque converter. In various examples, an energy harvesting system is described, where the torque converter may be configured to have an input shaft driven by the engine, and an output shaft. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

02/02/17 / #20170032144

Privacy protection for a life-log system

Technologies are generally described for privacy protection for a life-log system. In some examples, a method performed under control of a life-log system may include receiving, from a user account, a request to change one or more real life-log data entries relating to a real event that are stored in a first part of a database; removing the one or more real life-log data entries relating to the real event from the first part of the database; and storing, in the first part of the database, one or more misleading life-log data entries relating to a false event corresponding to the real event.. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

02/02/17 / #20170031902

Dynamic content preview

Technologies are generally described for generating a preview of a content file dynamically based at least in part on content features of the content file. In some examples, a content preview system may include a content feature analysis unit configured to analyze one or more content features of a content file, and a preview type determination unit configured to determine a preview type for the content file based at least in part on the content features analyzed by the content feature analysis unit.. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

02/02/17 / #20170031319

Holography using a double-end-emitting fiber laser

In some examples, a system may be configured to generate a holographic image of an object. The system may include a holographic recording medium and a fiber laser. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

02/02/17 / #20170031317

Holographic image display

Briefly stated, technologies are generally described for displaying a holographic image on a mobile device with a reference beam provided from a light source station. Example devices/systems described herein may use one or more of a mobile device and/or one or more light source stations. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

02/02/17 / #20170030843

Detection of volatile chemicals using an rfid sensing system

Methods, systems, and apparatuses, including computer programs encoded on computer-readable media, for monitoring volatile chemicals. A system includes an radio-frequency identification (rfid) tag composed of a patterned metal. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

02/02/17 / #20170028432

Methods and systems for increasing surface smoothness of three-dimensional printed article

Technologies are generally described to increase a surface smoothness of a 3d printed article implementing a water-based treatment using layer by layer (lbl) deposition. An initial 3d printed article having an anionic surface may be treated with a first aqueous solution comprising at least one polycation that may bind to the anionic surface to produce a first treated surface, which may be rinsed with water to remove the first aqueous solution. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

02/02/17 / #20170028344

Apparatuses, methods, and systems for removal of target compounds from gases

Systems and methods for reducing a target molecule in a fluid are described. A fluid, such as a gas, may be contacted with a fluid capable of binding with the target molecules and removing the target molecules from the fluid. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

01/26/17 / #20170026827

Model name determination

A method performed under control of a mobile device may include reading module ids from multiple modules of the mobile device; combining the read module ids to generate a module combination regarding the mobile device; and determining a tac of the mobile device corresponding to the generated module combination based, at least in part, on a data set for multiple module combinations.. . ... Empire Technology Development Llc

01/26/17 / #20170024893

Scene analysis for improved eye tracking

Technologies related to scene analysis for improved eye tracking are generally described. In some examples, detected gaze targets may be derived from gaze direction information from an eye-facing sensor. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

01/26/17 / #20170023528

Hair moisture measuring device, and methods of making and using the device

Technologies are generally described for measuring hair moisture using a hair moisture measuring device including a vibrator, a sound wave detector, a heater, and/or a processor. The vibrator may generate and propagate first sound waves through a strand of hair, which may be detected by the sound wave detector. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

01/19/17 / #20170019860

Task management across low-power wireless communications

Technologies related to task management across low-power wireless communications are generally described. In some examples, proximal devices in range of low-power wireless communications may cooperate to allow one or more of the proximal devices to suspend task operations, while one or more of the proximal devices manage the task operations. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

01/19/17 / #20170017814

Distance determination between rfid tags

Technologies are generally described for distance determination between two or more rfid tags based on a minimum detectable signal. In some examples, a first rfid tag may establish communication with a second rfid tag, and modulate an irradiating electromagnetic field to generate backscatter signals for sequential transmission to the second rfid tag. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

01/19/17 / #20170017116

Substrates having polarizer and color filter functions, and methods for their preparations

A liquid crystal display glass substrate can include a plurality of red, green and blue polarizing regions configured to polarize red, green and blue light, respectively. A red, green or blue color pixel can be disposed on a respective polarizing region. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

01/19/17 / #20170016831

Systems and methods for determining concentration of a component in a fluid sample

Systems and methods for determining concentration of a component of a fluid sample are described. The system includes a reaction vessel (30), a light source (60), a detection tube (70), and a mobile terminal (80), wherein the system is configured to determine the concentration of the component in the fluid sample based on characteristics of scattered light produced from the interaction of the component with a detection compound.. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

01/19/17 / #20170015693

Acrylamide-based conductive compounds, and methods of preparation and uses thereof

Acrylamide-based conductive compounds, and methods of making and using the acrylamide-based conductive compounds are disclosed. The acrylamide-based conductive compounds may include monomers or may be formed into polymers and acrylamide-based conductive materials, such as gels. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

01/19/17 / #20170014067

Single-chambered sweat rate monitoring sensor

Technologies are generally described to monitor a sweat rate of an area of a skin. A hydration status of a human or non-human entity is monitored based on the sweat rate. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

01/12/17 / #20170008487

Sensor data anomaly detector

Technologies are generally described for methods and systems effective to generate an alarm for a vehicle. The methods may include receiving, by a device, a first sensor value from a first sensor for the vehicle. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

01/12/17 / #20170008172

Stable grasp point selection for robotic grippers with machine vision and ultrasound beam forming

Technologies are generally described for grasp point selection for robotic grippers through machine vision and ultrasound beam based deformation. The grasp point selection may aim to increase a probability that the grasp points on an object behave in a substantially similar way when a robotic gripper executes a corresponding grasp on the object. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

01/12/17 / #20170007276

Gallstone removal through cholecystoduodenal fistula by anastomosis device

An anastomosis device may include a base member defining a passageway between a first end and a second end of the base member, a first support member connected to the base member proximal to the first end, and a second support member connected to the base member proximal to the second end. The base member may have a cutting element to cut tissue from the first end. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

01/05/17 / #20170006701

Biodegradable printed circuit boards and methods for making the printed circuit boards

Biodegradable printed circuit boards, or pcbs, may be produced from substrate sheets that include at least one biodegradable polymer. In addition, the electrical traces used on the pcbs, may also include a biodegradable polymer incorporated with an electrically conductive material. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

01/05/17 / #20170006386

Mems dual comb drive

Techniques described herein generally include methods and systems related to a speaker device comprises a planar oscillation element configured to generate an ultrasonic acoustic signal, a shutter element, a first comb drive, and a second comb drive. The shutter element is configured to cover an opening that is positioned to receive the ultrasonic acoustic signal to modulate the ultrasonic acoustic signal such that an audio signal is generated. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

01/05/17 / #20170004079

Memory allocation accellerator

Technologies are generally described for methods and systems effective to implement a memory allocation accelerator. A processor may generate a request for allocation of a requested chunk of memory. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

01/05/17 / #20170002143

Methods for producing nylon 7

Nylon 7 may be produced from biomass derived 6-carbon hydroxymethyl furan compounds as the raw material. The hydroxymethyl furan compounds may be homologated to form an aldehyde that may be aminated to produce an amino carbonyl compound. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

01/05/17 / #20170002142

Methods and compounds for producing nylon 12

Nylon 12 may be produced by dimerization of 6-carbon furan compounds into 12-carbon dimers, and conversion of the dimers into nylon 12. The 6-carbon furan compounds may be produced from biomass. ... Empire Technology Development Llc

01/05/17 / #20170001380

Systems and methods of curing additive manufactured materials

Methods of curing a photo-curable material, photo-curing devices, apparatuses for curing a photo-curable material, and methods of forming a photo-curing device are disclosed. A method of curing a photo-curable material may include placing a photo-curing device having a magnetic body adjacent to the photo-curable material and controlling movement of the photo-curing device with at least one magnet. ... Empire Technology Development Llc








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