NRI Patents

New Renaissance Institute’s patent status as of October 28, 2018 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
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

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
PDFText Music Instruments
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
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
Advanced Lensless Light-Field Imaging Systems and Methods for Enabling a Wide Range of Entirely New Applications2018/016582315/647,23007/11/2016
07/03/2017
PDFTextLensless Light-Field Imaging
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
Piecewise-linear and piecewise-affine subspace transformations for high dimensional touchpad (HDTP) output decoupling and corrections2017/022814415/207,34604/23/2010PDFTextTouch, Gesture, and HDTP
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
Valve-Manifold Laboratory Glassware for Chemical Laboratory Automation and Other Applications 2017/016567115/442,61410/06/2009PDFTextChemical Laboratory Automation
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
Curve-fitting Approach to Touch Gesture Finger Pitch Parameter Extraction16/205,08303/01/2010Touch, 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 Tools16/179,84911/02/2017Microfluidic and Lab-On-A-Chip Systems
Valve Configurations Facilitating Clearing, Cleaning, Drying, and Burst Formation for Microfluidic Devices, Fluidic Arrangements, and Other Systems16/179,82511/02/2017Microfluidic and Lab-On-A-Chip Systems
Gesture-Level Grammar Arrangements for Spatial-Gesture User Interfaces such as Touchscreen, High Dimensional Touch Pad (HDTP), Free-Space Camera, and Other User Interface Technologies16/121,40203/07/2011 05/04/2011Touch, 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


Stepwise and Blockwise Biochemical Network Laboratory Breadboard Systems and Techniques for Signaling, Disease Research, Drug Discovery, Cell Biology, and Other Applications14/485,791
03/15/2013
Biochemical Signaling Network Modeling and Instrumentation
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
Programmable Optical Computing Device Employing LED Array Transducers, Non-Quadratic Phase Optical Elements, and Stacked LightModulator Elements
14/335,799
02/25/1999
Fractional Fourier Optical Processing
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

Sold Patents

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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
Nanoelectronic Differential Amplifiers and Related Circuits Implemented on a Segment of a Graphene Nanoribbon8,324,55513/217,24002/17/07PDFText
Nanoelectronic Differential Amplifiers and Related Circuits Having Graphene Nanoribbons8,013,286
RE:44,469
12/948,107
RE:13/444,572
02/17/07PDFText
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