NRI Patents

Accordingly, NRI and NRI staff have created and filed more than 308 original patent assets.

New Renaissance Institute’s patent status as of March 8, 2019 is as follows:

Aside from the 9 acquired patent assets mentioned, all NRI patent assets are of NRI inventors and were written and filed by NRI staff.

Issued Patents

TitlePatent NumberApplication NumberPriority DatesPDFText OnlyRelated Patents
Advanced Lensless Light-Field Imaging Systems and Methods for Enabling a Wide Range of Entirely New Applications10,217,23515/647,23007/11/2016
07/03/2017
PDFText Lensless Light-Field Imaging
Piecewise-affine subspace transformations for high dimensional touchpad (HDTP) output decoupling and corrections10,216,39915/207,34604/23/2010PDFText Touch, Gesture, and HDTP
Valve-Manifold Laboratory Glassware for Chemical Laboratory Automation and Other Applications 10,166,545
15/442,61410/06/2009PDFText Chemical Laboratory Automation
Curve-fitting Approach to HDTP Parameter Extraction 10,146,42713/038,37203/01/2010PDFText Touch, Gesture, and HDTP
General spatial-gesture grammar user interface for touchscreens, high dimensional touch pad (HDTP), free-space camera, and other user interfaces 10,073,53215/260,84005/04/2011PDFText Touch, Gesture, and HDTP
Heterogeneous Tactile Sensing Via Multiple Sensor Types Using Spatial Information Processing10,042,47915/804,77812/06/2011PDFText Touch, Gesture, and HDTP
Multi-channel data sonification employing data-modulated sound timbre classes 10,037,186 15/585,70206/16/2009PDFText Data Visualization And Sonification
Incremental deployment of stand-alone and hierarchical adaptive cooling and energy harvesting arrangements for information technology 10,036,57915/243,54202/16/2011PDFText Semiconductor and Data Center Cooling
Cylindrical Optical Tomography for Microscopy, Cell Cytometry, Microplate Array Instrumentation, Crystallography, and Other Applications10,024,79115/457,96308/09/2013PDFText Proximate Microscopic Imaging and Tomography
Advanced Microplate, Microtiter, and Microarray Technologies with Per-Well Fluidics, Gas Exchange, Electronic Sensors, and Imaging for Cell-Cultures and Other Applications9,994,88913/844,62108/05/2013PDFText Next-Generation Microplate Technologies
Audio Signal Encoding and Decoding Based On Human Auditory Perception Eigenfunction Model in Hilbert Space9,990,93015/469,42907/31/2009PDFText Advanced Signal Processing
High-Dimensional Touchpad Game Controller with Multiple Usage and Networking Modalities9,950,25613/198,691 03/15/2013
PDFText Touch, Gesture, and HDTP
Enhanced roll-over, button, menu, slider, and hyperlink environments for high dimensional touchpad (HTPD), other advanced touch user interfaces, and advanced mice 9,830,04213/026,2482/12/2011PDFText Touch, Gesture, and HDTP
Modular approach to large string array electronic musical instruments such as specialized harps, zithers, sympathetic string arrays, partch kithara and harmonic cannon 9,824,67214/144,00012/20/2013PDFText Music Instruments
Heterogeneous tactile sensing via multiple sensor types
9,823,781 13/706,21412/05/2012PDFText Touch, Gesture, and HDTP
Modular computer-controlled multistep chemical processing system for use in laboratory automation or chemical production spanning a plurality of scales9,802,19014/023,29209/10/2013PDFText Chemical Laboratory Automation
Color Imaging Using Color LED Array as Light-Field Image Sensor9,735,30313/072,58803/25/2010PDFText Lensless Light Field Imaging
Laboratory stopcock valve manifold with arbitrary mapping of flow to rotation angle and provisions for motorized planetary gear control9,724,69415/383,95310/06/2009PDFText Chemical Laboratory Automation
Electronic imaging flow-microscope for environmental remote sensing, bioreactor process monitoring, and optical microscopic tomography
9,709,48315/289,81506/16/2009PDFText Proximate Microscopic Imaging and Tomography
Value-Driven Visualization Primitives for Tabular Data of Spreadsheets9,665,55413/669,43109/02/2009PDFTextData Visualization And Sonification
Joint and coordinated visual-sonic metaphors for interactive multi-channel data sonification to accompany data visualization9,646,58914/176,00006/16/2009PDFTextData Visualization and Sonification
Computer System and Microfluidic Instrumentation for Next-Generation Biological Signaling Network Research and Applications9,646,13313/157,30406/09/2010PDFText Biochemical Signaling Network Modeling and Instrumentation
Software-reconfigurable conduit and reaction chamber microfluidic arrangements for lab-on-a-chip and miniature chemical processing technologies9,636,655 13/314,17011/28/2006PDFText Microfluidic and Lab-On-A-Chip Systems
Use of LED or OLED array to implement integrated combinations of touch screen tactile, touch gesture sensor, color image display, hand-image gesture sensor, document scanner, secure optical data exchange, and fingerprint processing capabilities 9,632,34413/961,61107/09/2010
07/11/2011
PDFText Integrated Lensless
Camera, Touch, and Display
LED/OLED array approach to integrated display, lensless-camera, and touch-screen user interface devices and associated processors 9,626,02313/180,34507/09/2010PDFText Integrated Lensless
Camera, Touch, and Display
Auditory Eigenfunction Systems and Methods (Corrected to be: Auditory Eigenfunction Approach to Auditory Language Design, Implementation, and Rendering Optimized for Human Auditory Perception)9,613,61714/089,60507/31/2009PDFText Advanced Signal Processing
Hierarchical Multiple-Level Control of Adaptive Cooling and Energy Harvesting Arrangements for Information Technology9,605,88113/669,43602/16/2011PDFText Semiconductor and Data Center Cooling
Optical tomography for microscopy, cell cytometry, microplate array instrumentation, crystallography, and other applications
9,594,23913/963,91706/16/2009
06/16/2010
08/09/2013
PDFText Proximate Microscopic Imaging and Tomography
Optical tomography for microscopy, cell cytometry, microplate array instrumentation, crystallography, and other applications
9,594,01913/963,93108/09/2013PDFText Proximate Microscopic Imaging and Tomography
Valve-manifold laboratory glassware for chemical laboratory automation and other applications
9,586,20214/287,17910/06/2009PDFText Chemical Laboratory Automation
General user interface gesture lexicon and grammar frameworks for multi-touch, high dimensional touch pad (HDTP), free-space camera, and other user interfaces
9,442,65213/414,70503/07/2011
05/04/2011
PDFText Touch, Gesture, and HDTP
Three-Dimensional Microfluidic Micro-Droplet Arrays for Electronic Integrated Circuit and Component Cooling, Energy-Harvesting, Chemical and Biochemical Microreactors, Miniature Bioreactors, and Other Applications9,441,30813/770,93402/16/2012PDFText Microfluidic and Lab-On-A-Chip Systems
Use of Energy Harvested by Adaptive Cooling and Energy Harvesting Arrangements for Information Technology9,423,16113/674,94502/16/2011PDFTextSemiconductor and Data Center Cooling
Piecewise-linear and piecewise-affine subspace transformations for high dimensional touchpad (HDTP) output decoupling and corrections9,389,71314/175,98304/23/2010PDFTextTouch, Gesture, and HDTP
Lensless imaging camera performing image formation in software employing micro-optic elements creating overlap of light from distant sources over multiple photosensor elements9,172,85014/105,12301/27/1999PDFText Lensless Light-Field Imaging
Lensless imaging camera performing image formation in software and employing micro-optic elements that impose light diffractions9,160,89414/105,08501/27/1999PDFText Lensless Light-Field Imaging
Heuristics for 3D and 6D touch gesture touch parameter calculations for high-dimensional touch parameter (HDTP) user interfaces9,052,77213/572,60508/10/2011PDFText Touch, Gesture, and HDTP
Correction of over-focus in digital images using centered discrete imaginary-power fractional Fourier transformations with high-accuracy orthonormal eigenvectors9,031,34714/207,18611/15/2009PDFText Focus Correction
Multitouch parameter and gesture user interface employing an LED-array tactile sensor that can also operate as a display
9,019,23712/418,60504/06/2008
09/18/2008
11/20/2008
03/23/2009
PDFText Touch, Gesture, and HDTP
Modular reactive distillation emulation elements integrated with instrumentation, control, and simulation algorithms
8,935,84712/882,91809/17/2009PDFText Chemical Processing
Variable focusing of electron microscopy image data utilizing fractional powers of the Fourier transform operator8,934,73113/846,81002/25/1999
02/25/2000
09/18/2003
PDFText Focus Correction
Variable focusing of electron microscopy image data utilizing origin-centered discrete fractional fourier transform8,897,59013/846,76002/25/1999
02/25/2000
09/18/2003
PDFTextFocus Correction
Touch user interface supporting global and context-specific touch gestures that are responsive to at least one finger angle8,894,48914/198,48207/12/2008PDFTextTouch, Gesture, and HDTP
Electronic imaging flow-microscope for environmental remote sensing, bioreactor process monitoring, and optical microscopic tomography
8,885,03512/817,10706/16/2009PDFText Proximate Microscopic Imaging and Tomography
High-performance closed-form single-scan calculation of oblong-shape rotation angles from optical image data of arbitrary size and location for user interface applications
8,879,84414/101,11103/14/2009PDFText Touch, Gesture, and HDTP
Chemical synthesis and analysis via integrated, sequential and series-parallel photochemical and other chemical processes for microfluidic, lab-on-a-chip, and green-chemistry applications 8,877,14314/287,18102/11/2010PDFText Chemical Processing
Multi-channel signal processing for multi-channel musical instruments8,859,87610/676,24905/15/1999PDFText Music Signal Processing
Vignetted optoelectronic array for use in synthetic image formation via signal processing, lensless cameras, and integrated camera-displays
8,830,37512/828,17105/25/2008PDFText Lensless Light-Field Imaging
Surface-curve graphical intersection tools and primitives for data visualization, tabular data, and advanced spreadsheets
8,826,11413/673,73209/02/2009PDFText Data Visualization And Sonification
Surface-surface graphical intersection tools and primitives for data visualization, tabular data, and advanced spreadsheets 8,826,11313/670,34609/02/2009PDFText Data Visualization And Sonification
Vignetted planar spatial light-field sensor and spatial sampling designs for far-field lensless synthetic imaging via signal processing image formation
8,816,26313/452,46104/20/2011
PDFText Lensless Light-Field Imaging
Multi-channel chemical transport bus with bus-associated sensors for microfluidic and other applications8,812,16313/251,28812/4/2007PDFText Microfluidic and Lab-On-A-Chip Systems
Human user interfaces utilizing interruption of the execution of a first recognized gesture with the execution of a recognized second gesture8,797,28813/414,60003/07/2011
05/04/2011
PDFTextTouch, Gesture, and HDTP
Programmable optical computing device employing LED array transducers, non-quadratic phase optical elements, and stacked light modulator elements 8,792,16714/019,28402/25/1999PDFText Fractional Fourier Optical Processing
Sequential Classification Recognition of Gesture Primitives and Window-Based Parameter Smoothing For High Dimensional Touchpad (HDTP) User Interfaces8,754,86213/180,51207/11/2010
07/09/2011
PDFText Touch, Gesture, and HDTP
Combined display and image capture without simple or compound lenses for video conferencing eye-contact and other applications8,754,84212/419,22901/27/1999PDFText Lensless Light-Field Imaging
Valve-manifold laboratory glassware for chemical laboratory automation and other application8,734,73612/899,53110/06/2009PDFText Chemical Laboratory Automation
Chemical synthesis and analysis via integrated or sequential photochemical and electrochemical processes for use in microfluidic, lab-on-a-chip, and green-chemistry applications
8,734,73212/931,86702/11/2010PDFText Chemical Processing
Customized Electronic Musical Instrument and User Interface
8,716,58513/662,40312/15/2003PDFText Music Instruments
High-Accuracy Centered Fractional Fourier Transform Matrix for Optical Imaging and Other Applications
8,712,18513/959,604
11/15/2009 PDF
Text Focus Correction
Advanced Synthesized Hysteresis for Signal Processing, Controllers, Music, and Computer Simulations in Physics, Engineering, and Economics
8,706,44913/186,459
07/20/2010PDFText Advanced Signal Processing
Control of the Operating System On A Computing Device Via Finger Angle Using A High Dimensional Touchpad (HDTP) Touch User Interface
8,702,51313/731,946
07/12/2008PDFText Touch, Gesture, and HDTP
User Interface Metaphor Methods for Multi-Channel Data Sonification
8,692,100
13/846,843
06/16/2009PDFText Data Visualization and Sonification
Piecewise-Linear and Piecewise-Affine Transformations For High Dimensional Touchpad (HDTP) Output Decoupling and Corrections8,686,96013/093,83404/23/2010PDFTextTouch, Gesture, and HDTP
Energy and Internal Environment Management Information Systems and Methods for Buildings and Campuses8,682,93713/103,10405/08/2010PDFText Building Energy Management
Nonlinear and Lie Algebra Structural Analysis System for Enzyme Cascades, Metabolic Signal Transduction, Signaling Pathways, Catalytic Chemical Reaction Networks, and Immunology8,660,82312/767,794
04/26/2009PDFText Biochemical Signaling Network Modeling and Instrumentation
Advanced Touch Control of Graphics Design Application Via Finger Angle Using A High Dimensional Touchpad (HDTP) Touch User Interface
8,643,622
13/786,346
07/12/2008
07/13/2009
PDFText Touch, Gesture, and HDTP
High-Performance Closed-Form Single-Scan Calculation of Oblong-Shape Rotation Angles from Image Data of Arbitrary Size Using Running Sums
8,639,037
13/846,830

03/14/2009PDFText Touch, Gesture, and HDTP
Advanced Touch Control of a File Browser Via Finger Angle Using a High Dimensional Touchpad (HDTP) Touch User Interface
8,638,312
13/786,265
07/12/2008
07/13/2009
PDFText Touch, Gesture, and HDTP
Auditory Eigenfunction Systems and Methods8,620,64312/849,01307/31/2009PDFText Advanced Signal Processing
Multi-Channel Chemical Transport Bus Providing Short-Duration Burst Transport Using Sensors for Microfluidic and Other Applications8,606,41413/251,28612/04/2007PDFText Microfluidic and Lab-On-A-Chip Systems
Sensors, Algorithms and Applications for a High Dimensional Touchpad8,604,36412/541,94808/15/2008PDFTextTouch, Gesture, and HDTP
Reconfigurable Chemical Process Systems8,594,84811/946,67811/28/2006PDFTextChemical Laboratory Automation
Software-Controlled Lab-on-a-Chip Emulation8,560,13012/328,71312/04/2007PDFTextMicrofluidic and Lab-On-A-Chip Systems
Monolithic or Hybrid Integrated Optical Information Processor Employing a Plurality of Controllable Optical Transfer Functions at Fractional Fourier Planes8,553,32913/450,35702/25/1999PDFTextFractional Fourier Optical Processing
Correction of Mis-focus in Recorded Images Using Centered Discrete Fractional Fourier Transformations with High-Accuracy Orthonormal Eigenvectors8,542,94512/945,90211/15/2009PDFTextFocus Correction
Advanced Touch Control of Interactive Map Viewing via Finger Angle Using a High Dimensional Touchpad (HDTP) Touch User Interface.8,542,20913/442,80607/12/2008
07/13/2009
PDFTextTouch, Gesture, and HDTP
High-Performance Closed-Form Single-Scan Calculation of Oblong-Shape Rotation Angles from Binary Images of Arbitrary Size and Location Using Running Sums8,509,54213/441,84203/14/2009PDFTextTouch, Gesture, and HDTP
Advanced Touch Control of Interactive Immersive Imaging Applications via Finger Angle Using a High Dimensional Touchpad (HDTP) Touch User Interface8,477,11113/442,81507/12/2008
07/13/2009
PDFTextTouch, Gesture, and HDTP
Generation of Image Data with Correction For Optical Misfocus Utilizing Fractional Powers of the Fourier Transform Operator8,442,34213/346,61902/25/1999
02/25/2000
09/18/2003
PDFTextFocus Correction
Correction of Unfocus and Misfocus via Origin-Centered Discrete Fractional Fourier Transform8,442,34113/346,45904/11/2008PDFTextFocus Correction
Interactive Multi-Channel Data Sonification to Accompany Data Visualization with Partitioned Timbre Spaces Using Modulation of Timbre as Sonification Information Carriers8,440,90213/450,35006/16/2009PDFTextData Visualization and Sonification
Software Systems for Development, Control, Programming, Simulation, and Emulation of Fixed and Reconfigurable Lab-on-a-Chip Devices8,396,70112/328,726 12/04/2007PDFTextMicrofluidic and Lab-On-A-Chip Systems
Control of the Operating System on a Computing Device Via Finger Angle Using a High Dimensional Touchpad (HDTP) Touch User Interface8,345,01412/502,23007/12/2008PDFText Touch, Gesture, and HDTP
Signal Distribution within Modular Structures Facilitating Aggregated and Field-Customized Musical Instruments8,309,83512/786,43812/15/2003PDFText Music Instruments
Multi-Channel Data Sonification in Spatial Sound Fields with Partitioned Timbre Spaces Using Modulation of Timbre and Rendered Spatial Location as Sonification Information Carriers8,309,83313/450,33906/16/2009PDFText Data Visualization and Sonification
Synthetic Image Formation via Signal Processing for Vignetted Optoelectronic Arrays, Lensless Cameras, and Integrated Camera-Displays8,305,48012/828,20705/25/2008PDFText Lensless Light-Field Imaging
Synthetic Image Formation Signal Processing Hardware for Vignetted Optoelectronic Arrays, Lensless Cameras, and Integrated Camera-Displays8,284,29012/828,22805/25/2008PDFText Lensless Light-Field Imaging
Multichannel Data Sonification System with Partitioned Timbre Spaces and Modulation Techniques8,247,67712/817,19606/16/2009PDFText Data Visualization and Sonification
High-Performance Closed-Form Single-Scan Calculation of Oblong-Shape Rotation Angles from Binary Images of Arbitrary Size Using Running Sums8,170,34612/724,41303/14/2009PDFText Touch, Gesture, and HDTP
Control of Electronic Games via Finger Angle Using a High Dimensional Touchpad (HDTP) Touch User Interface8,169,41412/511,93007/12/2008
07/13/2009
PDFText Touch, Gesture, and HDTP
Programmable Optical Computing Device Employing LED Array Transducers And Stacked Light Modulator Elements in Fractional Fourier Planes8,164,83213/049,74902/25/1999PDFText Fractional Fourier Optical Processing
Image Formation for Large Photosensor Array Surfaces8,125,55912/471,27505/25/2008PDFText Lensless Light-Field Imaging
Discrete Fractional Fourier Numerical Environments for Computer Modeling of Image Propagation Through a Physical Medium in Restoration and other Applications8,094,96913/037,34202/25/1999
02/25/2000
09/18/2003
PDFText Focus Correction
Generation of Image Data with Correction For Optical Misfocus Utilizing Fractional Powers of the Fourier Transform Operator8,094,96112/754,58702/25/1999
02/25/2000
PDFText Focus Correction
Phase-Staggered Multi-Channel Signal Panning8,035,02410/702,26205/15/1999PDFText Music Signal Processing
Multi-Channel Chemical Transport Bus for Microfluidic and Other Applications8,032,25812/328,71612/04/2007PDFText Microfluidic and Lab-On-A-Chip Systems
Generalized Electronic Music Interface8,030,56710/680,59105/15/1999PDFText Music Instruments
Envelope-Controlled Time and Pitch Modification8,030,56610/703,02305/15/1999PDFText Music Signal Processing
Signal Processing for Twang and Resonance8,030,56510/702,41505/15/1999PDFText Music Signal Processing
Derivation of Control Signals from Real-Time Overtone Measurements7,960,64010/676,92605/15/1999PDFText Music Control
Programmable Optical Processing Device Employing Stacked Controllable Phase-Shifting Elements in Fractional Fourier Planes7,911,69812/560,32702/25/1999PDFText Fractional Fourier Optical Processing
Processing and Generation of Control Signals for Real-Time Control of Music Signal Processing, Mixing, Video, and Lighting7,786,37009/812,40005/15/1999PDFText Music Control
String Array Processing for Electronic Musical Instruments7,767,90211/219,47505/15/1999PDFText Music Instruments
Transcending Extensions of Classical South Asian Musical Instruments7,759,57110/688,74305/15/1999PDFText Music Instruments
Modular Structures Facilitating Aggregated And Field-Customized Musical Instruments7,732,70210/737,04312/15/2003PDFText Music Instruments
Computing Arbitrary Fractional Powers of a Transform Operator from Selected Precomputed Fractional Powers of the Operator 7,697,77711/929,36002/25/1999
02/25/2000
PDFText Focus Correction
Signal Processing for Cross-Flanged Spatialized Distortion7,652,20810/702,94105/15/1999PDFText Music Signal Processing
Low Frequency Oscillator Providing Phase-Staggered Multi-Channel MIDI-Output Control-Signals7,638,70411/299,23305/15/1999PDFText Music Control
Focus Correction Using Fractional Fourier Operator Approximations7,627,19511/697,62402/25/1999
02/25/2000
PDFText Focus Correction
Programmable Optical Processing Device Employing Stacked Light Modulator Elements in Fractional Fourier Planes7,609,44711/929,25902/25/1999PDFText Fractional Fourier Optical Processing
Modular Structures Facilitating Field-Customized Floor Controllers7,608,77610/737,04212/15/2003PDFText Music Control
Transcending Extensions of Traditional East Asian Musical Instruments7,507,90210/701,68305/15/1999PDFText Music Instruments
Modular Structures For Interchangeable Musical Instrument Neck Arrangements7,417,18510/737,09512/15/2003PDFText Music Instruments
Programmable Optical Processing Device Employing Multiple Controllable Light Modulator Elements in Fractional Fourier Transform Planes7,391,57011/294,68502/25/1999PDFText Fractional Fourier Optical Processing
Layered Signal Processing For Individual and Group Output of Multi-Channel Electronic Musical Instruments7,309,82910/722,14505/15/1999PDFText Music Signal Processing
Hysteresis Waveshaping7,309,82810/702,31805/15/1999PDFText Advanced Signal Processing
Performance Environments Supporting Interactions Among Performers and Self-Organizing Processes7,217,87810/676,16505/15/1999PDFText Music/Theatre Performance Technologies
Computing Arbitrary Fractional Powers Of A Transform Operator From Selected Precomputed Fractional Powers Of The Operator7,203,37710/937,19202/25/1999
02/25/2000
PDFText Focus Correction
Relative Optical Path Phase Reconstruction In The Correction Of Misfocused Images Using Fractional Powers Of The Fourier Transform7,054,50410/665,43902/25/1999
02/25/2000
PDFText Focus Correction
Iterative Approximation Environments for Modeling the Evolution of an Image Propagating Through a Physical Medium in Restoration and Other Applications

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Strumpad and String Array Processing for Musical Instruments7,038,12310/677,03205/15/1999
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Non-Positive-Definite Optical Filtering From Positive-Definite Transfer Functions6,972,90510/656,34202/25/1999PDFText Fractional Fourier Optical Processing
Extensions and Generalizations of the Pedal Steel Guitar6,852,91910/676,91005/15/1999PDFText Music Instruments
Controllable Frequency-Reducing Cross-Product Chain6,849,79510/703,13705/15/1999PDFText Music Signal Processing
Real Time Floor Controller For Control Of Music, Signal Processing, Mixing, Video, Lighting, And Other Systems6,689,94709/812,35705/15/1999PDFText Music Control
Correction of Image Misfocus via Fractional Fourier Transform6,687,41809/512,77502/25/1999PDFText Focus Correction
Image Processing Utilizing Non-Positive-Definite Transfer Functions Via Fractional Fourier Transform6,650,47609/512,78102/25/1999PDFText Fractional Fourier Optical Processing
Activity Indication, External Source, and Processing Loop Provisions for Driven Vibrating-Element Environments6,610,91709/313,53305/15/1998PDFText Music Instruments
Multifunction Video Communication Service Device2,318,395 CA N/A01/27/1999PDFPDF Lensless Light Field Imaging

Pending Published Applications

TitlePublication NumberApplication NumberPriority DatesPDFText OnlyRelated Patents
Gesture-Level Grammar Arrangements for Spatial-Gesture User Interfaces such as Touchscreen, High Dimensional Touch Pad (HDTP), Free-Space Camera, and Other User Interface Technologies2019/008701016/121,402 03/07/2011 05/04/2011PDFTextTouch, Gesture, and HDTP
Software Controlled Transport and Operation Processes for Fluidic and Microfluidic Systems, Temporal and Event-Driven Control Sequence Scripting, Functional Libraries, and Script Creation Tools2019/007323816/179,84911/02/2017PDFTextMicrofluidic and Lab-On-A-Chip Systems
Valve Configurations Facilitating Clearing, Cleaning, Drying, and Burst Formation for Microfluidic Devices, Fluidic Arrangements, and Other Systems2019/007298716/179,82511/02/2017PDFTextMicrofluidic and Lab-On-A-Chip Systems
Stepwise and Blockwise Biochemical Network Laboratory Breadboard Systems and Techniques for Signaling, Disease Research, Drug Discovery, Cell Biology, and Other Applications 2019/002529714/485,79103/15/2013 PDFTextBiochemical Signaling Network Modeling and Instrumentation
HAND-ROTATABLE PLUG VALVE WITH MOTORIZED LONGITUDINALLY-MOVABLE GATE ROTATING FOR USE AS A STOPCOCK WITH LABORATORY GLASSWARE IN CHEMICAL LABORATORY AUTOMATION AND OTHER APPLICATIONS 2019/002265616/144,59410/06/2009PDFTextChemical Laboratory Automation
Optical Tomography Optoelectronic Arrangements For Microplate Wells 2018/034088916/036,646
08/09/2013PDFText
Proximate Microscopic Imaging and Tomography
Multi-Channel Data Sonification System with Partitioned Timbre Spaces Including Periodic Modulation Techniques2018/033601216/049,57306/16/2009PDFTextData Visualization And Sonification
Heterogeneous Tactile Sensing Via Multiple Sensor Types Using Spatial Information Processing Acting on Initial Image Processed Data from Each Sensor2018/033589316/051,23312/06/2011PDFTextTouch, Gesture, and HDTP
Per-Well Imaging Arrangements for Advanced Microplate, Microarray, and Microtiter Technologies2018/029141816/005,38903/15/2013 PDFTextNext-Generation Microplate Technologies
Cell Culture Incubator Arrangements for Advanced Microplate, Microarray, and Microtiter Technologies with Per-Well Fluidics, Gas Exchange, Electronic Sensors, and Imaging2018/029141716/005,30803/15/2013PDFTextNext-Generation Microplate Technologies
Per-Well Illumination and Optical Stimulation Arrangements for Advanced Microplate, Microarray, and Microtiter Technologies2018/029141616/005,23203/15/2013PDFText Next-Generation Microplate Technologies
Cap Arrangements Providing Per-Well Fluidics and Gas Exchange for Advanced Microplate, Microarray, and Microtiter Technologies2018/029141516/005,15703/15/2013PDFTextNext-Generation Microplate Technologies
Cap Arrangements with Per-Well Sensors for Advanced Microplate, Microarray, and Microtiter Technologies2018/029141416/004,84403/15/2013 PDFTextNext-Generation Microplate Technologies
Sound Synthesis for Data Sonification Employing a Human Auditory Perception Eigenfunction Model in Hilbert Space2018/028641815/997,53907/31/2009PDFTextData Visualization And Sonification
High-Dimensional Touch Parameter (HDTP) Game Controllers With Multiple Usage And Networking Modalities2018/020752615/926,727
08/05/2010PDFTextTouch, Gesture, and HDTP
Enhanced Roll-Over, Button, Menu, Slider, and Hyperlink Environments for High Dimensional Touchpad (HDTP), Other Advanced Touch User Interfaces, and Advanced Mice2018/0074680 15/815,446 02/12/2010PDFTextTouch, Gesture, and HDTP
Customizable Wearable Electronic Musical Instruments Having User-Installable Controller Modules and Synthesis Modules2018/006864515/806,578 12/15/2003PDFTextMusic Instruments
Modular computer-controlled multistep chemical processing system for use in laboratory automation or chemical production2018/0015463 15/717,02409/27/2017PDFTextChemical Laboratory Automation
Color imaging using array of wavelength-selective optoelectronic elements as light-field image or sensor2017/0373214 15/676,74903/25/2010PDFTextLensless Light-Field Imaging
Flexible modular hierarchical adaptively controlled electronic-system cooling and energy harvesting for IC chip packaging, printed circuit boards, subsystems, cages, racks, IT rooms, and data centers using quantum and classical thermoelectric materials2017/034325415/665,22011/05/2012PDFTextSemiconductor and Data Center Cooling

Optical Tomography Optoelectronic Arrangements for Microscopy, Cell Cytometry, Microplate Array Instrumentation, Crystallography, and Other Applications 2017/032883015/652,14106/16/2009
06/16/2010
08/09/2013
PDFTextProximate Microscopic Imaging and Tomography
Interactive graphical surface-rendering data visualization tools for tabular data and spreadsheets2017/026242515/601,89209/02/2009PDFTextData Visualization And Sonification
Computer system and microfluidic instrumentation for next-generation biological signaling network research and drug discovery2017/023587215/586,16605/03/2017PDFTextBiochemical Signaling Network Modeling and Instrumentation
General-purpose reconfigurable conduit and reaction chamber microfluidic arrangements for lab-on-chip and miniature chemical processing2017/022516315/499,76711/28/2006PDFTextMicrofluidic and Lab-On-A-Chip Systems
Advanced touch control of a media player application via yaw finger angle using a high dimensional touchpad (HDTP) touch user interface2017/0220246 15/489,61607/12/2008PDFTextTouch, Gesture, and HDTP
LED/OLED array approach to integrated display, focusing lensless light-field camera, and touch-screen user interface devices and associated processors2017/022020115/488,29507/09/2010PDFTextIntegrated Lensless Camera, Touch, and Display
Use of Transparent Photosensor Array to Implement Integrated Combinations of Touch Screen Tactile, Touch Gesture Sensor, Color Image Display, Hand-Image Gesture Sensor, Document Scanner, Secure Optical Data Exchange, and Fingerprint Processing Capabilities
2017/0220145 15/492,68107/09/2010
08/07/2013
PDFTextIntegrated Lensless Camera, Touch, and Display
Three-Dimensional Multiple-Layer Microfluidic Micro-Droplet Arrays for Chemical and Biochemical Microreactors, Miniature Bioreactors, Heat Transfer, and Other Applications2016/037544015/260,80102/16/2012PDFText Microfluidic and Lab-On-A-Chip Systems
Removable fluidics structures for microarray, microplates, sensor arrays, and other removable media2014/027481413/815,75703/15/2013PDFTextMicrofluidic and Lab-On-A-Chip Systems
Modular Biochemical Signaling Laboratory Breadboard for Disease Research, Drug Discovery, Cell Biology, and Other Applications 2014/027304514/216,42003/15/2013PDFTextBiochemical Signaling Network Modeling and Instrumentation
Wearable Gesture Based Control Device2014/026712314/292,77005/15/1999PDFTextTouch, Gesture, and HDTP
Cross-feedback-controlled hysteron synthesized hysteresis networks for signal processing, controllers, music, and computer simulations in physics, engineering, and economics2014/016370214/180,57907/20/2010PDFText Advanced Signal Processing
Split, Break, Substitute, and Fragment-Splice Operations for Computer Models of Enzyme Cascades, Metabolic Signal Transduction, Signaling Pathways, Catalytic Chemical Reaction Networks, and Immunology2014/012919614/150,01004/26/2009
PDFText Biochemical Signaling Network Modeling and Instrumentation
Small-Profile Lensless Optical Microscopy Imaging and Tomography Instruments and Elements For Low Cost And Integrated Microscopy2014/009222914/105,108
06/16/2009
06/16/2010
12/12/2013
PDFText Proximate Microscopic Imaging and Tomography
Energy and Internal Environment Management Information Systems and Methods for Complex Buildings and Campuses2013/028996713/674,94305/08/2010PDFTextBuilding Energy Management
Microprocessor-Controlled Microfluidic Platform for Pathogen, Toxin, Biomarker, and Chemical Detection with Removable Updatable Sensor Array for Food and Water Safety, Medical, and Laboratory Applications2013/021759813/761,14202/06/2012 02/07/2012 03/22/2012PDFTextBiochemical/Chemical Sensors and Sensor-Array Systems
Adaptive Multi-Level Control For Variable-Hierarchy-Structure Hierarchical Systems2013/021155313/769,18302/15/2012PDFTextControl Systems
Heat Transfer Subsystem Interconnection Arrangements for Information Technology2013/019227013/678,51902/16/2011PDFTextSemiconductor and Data Center Cooling
Software Systems for Development, Control, Programming, Simulation, and Emulation of Fixed and Reconfigurable Lab-On-A-Chip Devices 2013/014458613/757,66212/04/2007PDFTextMicrofluidic and Lab-On-A-Chip Systems
Gesteme (Gesture Primitive) Recognition for Advanced Touch User Interfaces2013/014137513/707,51812/06/2011PDFTextTouch, Gesture, and HDTP
Communications Among Subsystems in Adaptive Cooling and Energy Harvesting Arrangements for Information Technology2013/013371013/674,94802/16/2011PDFTextSemiconductor and Data Center Cooling
Interactive Data Visualization Utilizing HDTP Touchpad, HDTP Touchscreens, Advanced Multitouch, or Advanced Mice2013/009143712/875,12809/02/2009PDFTextData Visualization And Sonification
Room Electrical Usage Measurement Arrangements for Energy Management Systems and Building Environment Information Systems2013/006979613/674,94405/08/2010PDFTextBuilding Energy Management
3D Finger Posture Detection and Gesture Recognition on Touch Surfaces2013/000989613/544,96007/09/2011PDFTextTouch, Gesture, and HDTP
Interactive WYSIWYG Control of Mathematical and Statistical Plots and Representational Graphics for Analysis and Data Visualization2012/031750913/357,59509/02/2009PDFTextData Visualization And Sonification
Simple Touch Interface and HDTP Grammars for Rapid Operation of Physical Computer Aided Design (CAD) Systems2012/028092713/464,94605/04/2011PDFTextTouch, Gesture, and HDTP
Use of Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) Displays as a High-Resolution Optical Tactile Sensor For High Dimensional Touchpad (HDTP) User Interfaces2012/027459613/547,02407/11/2011PDFTextIntegrated Lensless Camera, Touch, and Display
Towards the Very Smallest Electronic Circuits and Systems: Transduction, Signal Processing, and Digital Logic in Molecular Fused-Rings via Mesh Ring-Currents2012/011283012/940,04209/02/2009PDFTextMolecular Electronics
Rotary Plug, Ball, and Laboratory Stopcock Valves with Arbitrary Mapping of Flow to Rotation Angle and Provisions for Servo Controls2012/008595112/899,55110/06/2009PDFTextChemical Laboratory Automation
Touch-Based User Interfaces Employing Artificial Neural Networks for HDTP Parameter and Symbol Derivation2012/005684613/038,36503/01/2010PDFTextTouch, Gesture, and HDTP
Window Manager Input Focus Control for High Dimensional Touchpad (HDTP), Advanced Mice, and Other Multidimensional User Interfaces2011/020293413/026,09702/12/2010PDFText Touch, Gesture, and HDTP
Advanced Geographic Information System (GIS) Providing Modeling, Decision Support Visualization, Sonification, Web Interface, Risk Management, Sensitivity Analysis, Sensor Telemetry, Field Video, and Field Audio2010/031851212/817,07406/16/2009
09/02/2009
PDFTextGeographic Information Systems (GIS) and Models
Controlled Light Sculptures For Visual Effects In Music Performance Applications2005/012637411/004,74605/15/1999PDFTextMusic/Theatre Performance Technologies
Musical Instrument Lighting For Visual Performance Effects2005/012637311/004,44905/15/1999PDFText Music/Theatre Performance Technologies
Envelope-Controlled Dynamic Layering Of Audio Signal Processing And Synthesis For Music Applications2005/012087011/040,16305/15/1999
11/05/2003
PDFTextMusic Signal Processing

Pending Unpublished Applications

TitleApplication NumberPriority DatesRelated Patents
Modular Arrangements for Micro-Conduit Fluidics and Gas Exchange62/693,63207/03/2018Microfluidic and Lab-On-A-Chip Systems
Miniaturized Direct Optical Absorption Gas Sensor Arrangements for Enclosed Chambers, Microplate Wells, Piping, and Conduits62/693,618
07/03/2018Biochemical/Chemical Sensors and Sensor-Array Systems
Microplate Lid Arrangements for Providing Microplate, Microarray, and Microtiter Technologies with Per-Well Fluidics, Gas Exchange, Electronic Sensors, and Imaging62/693,60307/03/2018Next-Generation Microplate Technologies
Color Imaging Using Array of Wavelength-Selective Optoelectronic Elements as Light-Field or Image Sensor and Additionally Capable of Emitting Light 16/289,1753/25/2010Lensless Light-Field Imaging
Advanced Lensless Light-Field Imaging Systems for Enabling a Wide Range of Entirely New Applications 16/283,604
07/11/2016
07/03/2017
Lensless Light-Field Imaging
Piecewise-Linear and Piecewise-Affine Subspace Transformations for Finger-Angle and Spatial Measurement Decoupling and Correction In Single-Touch and Multi-Touch Touchpad and Touchscreen Systems 16/283,562 04/23/2010Touch, Gesture, and HDTP
Curve-fitting Approach to Touch Gesture Finger Pitch Parameter Extraction16/205,08303/01/2010Touch, Gesture, and HDTP

Heterogeneous Tactile Sensing Via Multiple Sensor Types Using Spatial Information Processing Acting on Initial Image Processed Data from Each Sensor16/051,23312/06/2011Touch, Gesture, and HDTP

Chemical Synthesis and Analysis Via Integrated, Sequential and Series-Parallel Photochemical and Electrochemical Processes for Microfluidic, Lab-On-A-Chip, and Green-Chemistry Applications
14/530,779
02/11/2010
Chemical Processing


Vignetted Optoelectronic Array for Use in Synthetic Image Formation via Signal Processing, Lensless Cameras, and Integrated Camera-Displays 14/478,920
05/25/2008
Lensless Light-Field Imaging
Human User Interfaces Recognizing Interruption of the Execution of a First Gesture with the Execution of a Second Gesture Utilizing Pause or Lift-Off
14/450,24203/07/2011
05/04/2011
Touch, Gesture, and HDTP
Multi-Channel Chemical Transport Bus with Bus-Associated Sensors for Microfluidic and Other Applications
14/335,763
12/04/2007
Microfluidic and Lab-On-A-Chip Systems
Vignetted planar spatial light-field sensor and spatial sampling designs for far-field lensless synthetic imaging via signal processing image formation
14/333,177
04/20/2011
Lensless Light-Field Imaging
Sequential Classification Recognition of Gesture Primitives and Window-Based Parameter Smoothing For High Dimensional Touchpad (HDTP) User Interfaces
14/306,175
07/11/2010
07/09/2011
Touch, Gesture, and HDTP

Rate-Constant Invariance Simplifications for Analysis Systems of Biochemical Signaling Networks, Metabolic Networks, Catalytic Chemical Reaction Networks, and Immunology
13/957,370
08/01/2012
Biochemical Signaling Network Modeling and Instrumentation

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Molecular Transistor Driving of Nanoscale Actuators from Differential Amplifier Circuits Compatible with Carbon Nanotube Sensors and Transducers8,941,04712/951,06702/05/07PDFText
Molecular Transistor Circuits Compatible with Carbon Nanotube Sensors and Transducers7,858,91812/025,56202/05/07PDFText
User Interface Device, Such as a Mouse or Trackball, with a High-Dimension Joystick Providing At Least Three Independently Adjustable ParametersPending at sale13/025,1292/13/2004PDFText
User Interface Device, Such as a Mouse, With a Plurality of Scroll WheelsPending at sale13/024,5692/13/2004PDFText
User Interface Mouse with Touchpad Responsive to Gestures and Multi-TouchPending at sale12/619,6782/13/2004PDFText
Electronic Document Editing Employing Multiple Cursors Pending at sale12/618,6982/13/2004PDFText
Mouse-Based User Interface Device Employing User-Removable Modules8,816,95611/008,8922/13/2004PDFText
Mouse-Based User Interface Device Providing Multiple Parameters and Modalities7,557,79710/997,6502/13/2004PDFText
Extended Parameter-Set Mouse-Based User Interface Device Offering Offset, Warping, And Mixed-Reference FeaturesPending at sale10/997,0972/13/2004PDFText
Freely Rotating Trackball Providing Additional Control Parameter ModalitiesPending at sale10/806,6942/13/2004PDFText
Pulse Signal Waveform Asymmetry Identification Utilizing Symbolic Dynamics8,565,35513/004,0208/10/2005PDFText
Frequency Comparator Utilizing Enveloping-Event Detection Via Symbolic Dynamics of Fixed or Modulated Waveforms7,873,13011/463,5578/10/2005PDFText
Electronic Document Editing Employing Multiple Cursors7,620,91510/779,3682/13/2004PDFText
Chain/Leapfrog Circuit Topologies and Tools for Carbon Nanotube/Graphene Nanoribbon Nanoelectronics, Printed Electronics, Polymer Electronics, and Their Confluences 8,671,37012/791,0406/1/2009PDFText
Hierarchically-Modular Nanoelectronic Differential Amplifiers, Op Amps, and Associated Current Sources Utilizing Carbon Nanotubes, Graphene Nanoribbons, Printed Electronics, Polymer Semiconductors, or Other Related Materials8,522,18413/114,83305/26/10PDFText
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Nanoelectronic Differential Amplifiers and Related Circuits Having Graphene Nanoribbons8,013,286
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Nanoelectronic Differential Amplifiers and Related Circuits Having Carbon Nanotubes, Graphene Nanoribbons, or Other Related Materials7,838,80912/033,21202/17/07PDFText
Through-Zero Pulse-Width Modulation Process with Period-Average-Zero8,531,25112/941,37906/24/07 08/11/07PDFText
Variable Pulse-Width Modulation with Zero Constant DC Component in Each Period7,830,21912/144,48006/24/07 08/11/07PDFText