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Inventor:
Myhrvold; Nathan P.
Address:
Medina, WA
No. of patents:
227
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8588618 Data center with free-space optical communications November 19, 2013
A data center for executing a data processing application includes processing units, sub-units or servers. Each of the processing units, sub-units or servers can execute a part or all of the data processing application. The processing units, sub-units or servers are electrical disjoi
8576313 Color filters and demosaicing techniques for digital imaging November 5, 2013
Color filter arrays or mosaics are provided for imaging a scene with diffraction limited optics. A distribution of color types in a color filter array is biased toward smaller wavelengths to avoid or reduce loss of spatial resolution information at higher wavelengths due to a larger
8576297 Spectral improvement of digital camera color images November 5, 2013
Systems and methods for modifying a color image of a scene are provided. The systems and methods involve illuminating at least a portion of the scene with a light having a known spectral power distribution, and detecting a finite number of spectral components of light received from t
8570482 Self assembly of elements for displays October 29, 2013
Various embodiments of methods and systems for designing and constructing displays from multiple light emitting elements are disclosed. Display elements having different light emitting and self-organizing characteristics may be used during display assembly.
8563867 Smart link coupled to power line October 22, 2013
A smart link in a power delivery system includes an insulator, which electrically isolates a power line, and a switchable conductance placed in parallel with the insulator. The switchable conductance includes switchgear for sourcing, sinking, and/or dispatching real and/or reactive p
8563012 Compositions and methods for administering compartmentalized frozen particles October 22, 2013
Certain embodiments disclosed herein relate to compositions, methods, devices, systems, and products regarding frozen particles. In certain embodiments, the frozen particles include materials at low temperatures. In certain embodiments, the frozen particles provide vehicles for deliv
8562540 Method and system for adaptive vision modification October 22, 2013
Methods and systems for modifying or enhancing vision are described. In exemplary embodiments, neural or neuromuscular activity is analyzed to determine a focus or other quality of a visual input, and the focus or quality information used as a basis for controlling an adjustable lens
8301028 Data center with free-space optical communications October 30, 2012
A data center for executing a data processing application includes processing units, sub-units or servers. Each of the processing units, sub-units or servers can execute a part or all of the data processing application. The processing units, sub-units or servers are electrical disjoi
8300007 Self assembling display with substrate October 30, 2012
Various embodiments of methods and systems for designing and constructing displays from multiple light-modulating elements are disclosed. Display elements having different light-modulating and self-assembling characteristics may be used during display assembly and operation.
8291716 Hybrid propulsive engine including at least one independently rotatable turbine stator October 23, 2012
A hybrid propulsive technique includes providing a flow of a working fluid through at least a portion of an at least one jet engine. The at least one jet engine includes an at least one turbine section, wherein the at least one turbine section includes at least one turbine stage. The
8285367 Vasculature and lymphatic system imaging and ablation associated with a reservoir October 9, 2012
In an embodiment, a system includes one or one or more reservoirs responsive to control circuitry for receiving target(s) associated with one or more blood or lymph vessel of a subject. The system includes one or more first energy source associated with the one or more reservoirs for
8285366 Vasculature and lymphatic system imaging and ablation associated with a local bypass October 9, 2012
Devices, methods, and systems related to imaging and ablation are disclosed. Devices methods, and systems are disclosed herein that include a local bypass, one or more first energy sources configured to function in, or proximal to, a lumen of the local bypass and to provide energy co
8285073 Distortion compensated imaging October 9, 2012
Certain aspects can relate to responsive to the at least some input compensating information, imaging the at least the portion of the individual in a manner to limit at least some distorting effects of the at least the portion of the at least one distorting feature associated with th
8284120 Self assembly of elements for displays October 9, 2012
Various embodiments of methods and systems for designing and constructing displays from multiple light emitting elements are disclosed. Display elements having different light emitting and self-organizing characteristics may be used during display assembly.
8282212 Vision modification with reflected image October 9, 2012
Various embodiments of methods and systems for improving and enhancing vision are disclosed. Adjustable lenses or optical systems may be used to provide adaptive vision modification. In some embodiments, vision modification may be responsive to the current state of the user's visual
8279545 High bandwidth data transfer to and from rotating data storage devices October 2, 2012
A method of transferring data of one or more rotatable data storage devices includes but is not limited to rotating the at least one rotatable data storage device; transferring the data between a plurality of stationary data transfer heads and the one or more rotatable data storage d
8255745 Hardware-error tolerant computing August 28, 2012
Embodiments include a computing system, a device, and a method. A computing system includes a processor subsystem having an adjustable operating parameter. The computing system also includes an information store operable to save a sequence of instructions. The computing system furthe
8254719 Input compensating for imaging distortion August 28, 2012
Certain aspects can relate to obtaining at least some input compensating information at least partially based on the distortion characterizing imaging information that when applied to an imaging modality used to obtain the at least one image information can limit distortions to the at
8253525 Smart link coupled to power line August 28, 2012
A smart link in a power delivery system includes an insulator, which electrically isolates a power line, and a switchable conductance placed in parallel with the insulator. The switchable conductance includes switchgear for sourcing, sinking, and/or dispatching real and/or reactive p
8249401 Surface state gain August 21, 2012
A gain medium may be arranged to provide energy to a surface state.
8244342 Method and system for adaptive vision modification August 14, 2012
Methods and systems for modifying or enhancing vision are described. In exemplary embodiments, neural or neuromuscular activity is analyzed to determine a focus or other quality of a visual input, and the focus or quality information used as a basis for controlling an adjustable lens
8233976 System for transdermal chemical modulation of neural activity July 31, 2012
Methods and related systems for modulating neural activity by repetitively blocking conduction in peripheral neural structures with chemical blocking agents are disclosed. Systems for transdermal delivery of chemical blocking agents are disclosed. Methods and systems for reversing ef
8233756 Surface state gain July 31, 2012
A gain medium may be arranged to provide energy to a surface state.
8227204 Ionizing-radiation-responsive compositions, methods, and systems July 24, 2012
A method, composition and system respond to ionizing radiation to adjust biological activity. In some approaches the ionizing radiation is X-ray or extreme ultraviolet radiation that produces luminescent responses that induce biologically active responses.
8221480 Compositions and methods for biological remodeling with frozen particle compositions July 17, 2012
Certain embodiments disclosed herein relate to compositions, methods, devices, systems, and products regarding frozen particles. In certain embodiments, the frozen particles include materials at low temperatures. In certain embodiments, the frozen particles provide vehicles for deliv
8215835 Temperature-stabilized medicinal storage systems July 10, 2012
Systems include one or more medicinal storage containers. For example, an integrally thermally sealed medicinal storage container may include one or more segments of at least one ultra efficient insulation material, the one or more segments having one or more surface regions, the one or
8215518 Temperature-stabilized storage containers with directed access July 10, 2012
Systems include one or more storage containers. A container may include one or more segments of a first ultra efficient insulation material shaped to define at least one substantially temperature-stabilized storage region, and an access region, including at least one region of the on
8215311 Medical displaceable contouring mechanism July 10, 2012
One aspect relates to reducing a pressure differential across one or more supporting surfaces of a body surface of an individual at least partially by displacing at least one displaceable contouring unit to at least partially conform to one or more contours of the body surface of the
8214191 Cross-architecture execution optimization July 3, 2012
Embodiments include a device, apparatus, and a method. A device includes an input circuit for receiving data corresponding to a runtime execution of a first instruction by a first processor having a first architecture. The device also includes a generator circuit for creating an exec
8212196 Photo-detector filter having a cascaded low noise amplifier July 3, 2012
Method and systems related to obstructing a first predefined portion of at least one defined wavelength of light incident upon a first photo-detector array; and detecting the at least one defined wavelength of light with a photo-detector in a second photo-detector array.
8209524 Cross-architecture optimization June 26, 2012
Embodiments include a device, apparatus, and a method. An apparatus includes a monitor circuit for determining an execution characteristic of a first instruction associated with a first computing machine architecture. The apparatus also includes a generator circuit for creating an op
8207907 Variable metamaterial apparatus June 26, 2012
An apparatus for interacting with electromagnetic radiation includes a plurality of elements each having a respective individual response. The plurality of elements is arranged in a pattern corresponding to a selected group response to the electromagnetic radiation. The selected grou
8206330 Device, system, and method for controllably reducing inflammatory mediators in a subject June 26, 2012
Devices, systems, and methods are provided for controlling an inflammatory response in a subject. Extracorporeal devices, systems, and methods are provided that alter the functional structure of one or more inflammatory mediators in the peripheral blood of the subject. The device or
8195403 Selective resonance of bodily agents June 5, 2012
A chemical composition is introduced into the body and selectively or preferentially excited by the application of a score comprising a series of differing energy inputs that selectively resonate chemical structures of the composition.
8195287 Method for electrical modulation of neural conduction June 5, 2012
Methods and related systems for modulating neural activity by repetitively blocking conduction in peripheral neural structures with electrical stimuli are disclosed. Methods and systems for reversing effects of blocking stimuli and/or for producing substantially permanent conduction
8193713 Apparatus and a method comprising illumination lighting fixture and sensor June 5, 2012
One aspect relates to combining an at least one primary general illumination lighting with an at least one LED-based secondary general illumination lighting. The aspect further comprises sensing an at least one sensed electric characteristics used to produce the at least one primary
8192385 Device, system, and method for controllably reducing inflammatory mediators in a subject June 5, 2012
Devices, systems, and methods are provided for controlling an inflammatory response in a subject. Devices, systems, and methods are provided that alter the functional structure of one or more inflammatory mediators in the peripheral blood of the subject. The device or system is usefu
8181004 Selecting a resource management policy for a resource available to a processor May 15, 2012
Embodiments include a device and a method. In an embodiment, a device provides a resource manager operable to select a resource management policy likely to provide a substantially optimum execution of an instruction group by comparing an execution of the instruction group pursuant to
8180447 Method for reversible chemical modulation of neural activity May 15, 2012
Methods and related systems for modulating neural activity by repetitively blocking conduction in peripheral neural structures with chemical blocking agents are disclosed. Methods and systems for reversing effects of chemical blocking agents and/or for producing substantially permane
8180446 Method and system for cyclical neural modulation based on activity state May 15, 2012
Methods and related systems for modulating neural activity by repetitively or cyclically blocking conduction in a peripheral neural structure are disclosed. Timing of delivery of blocking stimuli may be based upon overall activity level of the subject or use/activity of a portion of
8180436 Systems for autofluorescent imaging and target ablation May 15, 2012
Apparatus, devices, methods, systems, computer programs and computing devices related to autofluorescent imaging and ablation are disclosed.
8172120 Maneuverable surgical stapler May 8, 2012
Embodiments include a surgical device and a method. An embodiment of the surgical instrument includes at least one grasping jaw, the at least one grasping jaw being adapted to deliver surgical staples by a force generated from a force generator mechanism that is contained within the
8170660 System for thermal modulation of neural activity May 1, 2012
Methods and related systems for modulating neural activity by blocking conduction in peripheral neural structures with thermal stimuli are disclosed. Methods and systems for reversing effects of thermal blocking stimuli and/or for producing substantially permanent conduction block are
8170659 Method for thermal modulation of neural activity May 1, 2012
Methods and related systems for modulating neural activity by blocking conduction in peripheral neural structures with thermal stimuli are disclosed. Methods and systems for reversing effects of thermal blocking stimuli and/or for producing substantially permanent conduction block are
8170658 System for electrical modulation of neural conduction May 1, 2012
Methods and related systems for modulating neural activity by repetitively blocking conduction in peripheral neural structures with electrical stimuli are disclosed. Methods and systems for reversing effects of blocking stimuli and/or for producing substantially permanent conduction
8169534 Volumetric imaging using "virtual" lenslets May 1, 2012
A system constructs an image using virtual lenslets.
8168958 Ionizing-radiation-responsive compositions, methods, and systems May 1, 2012
A method, composition and system respond to ionizing radiation to adjust biological activity. In some approaches the ionizing radiation is X-ray or extreme ultraviolet radiation that produces luminescent responses that induce biologically active responses.
8166710 High altitude structure for expelling a fluid stream through an annular space May 1, 2012
A system and method is described generally for providing a high altitude conduit the high altitude conduit includes a first material layer forming an elongated duct. The high altitude conduit also includes a second material layer outside the first material layer. The second material
8165669 System for magnetic modulation of neural conduction April 24, 2012
Methods and related systems for modulating neural activity by repetitively blocking conduction in peripheral neural structures with magnetic stimuli are disclosed. Methods and systems for reversing effects of blocking stimuli and/or for producing substantially permanent conduction bl
8165668 Method for magnetic modulation of neural conduction April 24, 2012
Methods and related systems for modulating neural activity by repetitively blocking conduction in peripheral neural structures with magnetic stimuli are disclosed. Methods and systems for reversing effects of blocking stimuli and/or for producing substantially permanent conduction bl
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