Pending Published Patent Applications

Accordingly, NRI technical staff and interns have created and filed more than 259 original patent assets stemming from NRI's internal R&D.

New Renaissance Institute’s patent status as of November 22, 2021 is as follows:

All but four of the NRI-originated patent assets were entirely written by NRI technical staff and interns.
TitlePublication NumberApplication NumberPriority DatesPublish DatePDFText OnlyRelated Patents
High-Accuracy Statistical Detection and Discernment of Pathogens, Substances, and Biomarkers Using Binary Classifiers Operating on Processed Measurements from Groups of Less-Accurate Sensors2019/025782916/399,49802/06/2012 02/07/2012 03/22/2012PDFTextBiochemical/Chemical Sensors and Sensor-Array Systems
Electronic Musical Instrument Controller Merging Responses from a Plurality of Strumpads2019/025935916/397,89212/15/2003PDFTextMusic Instruments
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 Systems2019/018788816/283,56204/23/2010PDFTextTouch, Gesture, and HDTP
Curve-fitting Approach to Touch Gesture Finger Pitch Parameter Extraction2019/026587916/205,08303/01/2010PDFTextTouch, 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
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
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 Technologies2018/029141816/005,38903/15/2013PDFTextNext-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 Technologies2018/029141416/004,84403/15/2013PDFTextNext-Generation Microplate Technologies
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 Mice2018/007468015/815,446 02/12/2010PDFTextTouch, Gesture, and HDTP
Modular computer-controlled multistep chemical processing system for use in laboratory automation or chemical production2018/001546315/717,02409/27/2017PDFTextChemical Laboratory Automation
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

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
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
PDFTextIntegrated Lensless Camera, Touch, and Display
Advanced touch control of a media player application via yaw finger angle using a high dimensional touchpad (HDTP) touch user interface2017/022024615/489,61607/12/2008PDFTextTouch, 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
Stepwise and Blockwise Biochemical Network Laboratory Breadboard Systems and Techniques for Signaling, Disease Research, Drug Discovery, Cell Biology, and Other Applications 2019/002529714/485,79103/15/2013PDFTextBiochemical Signaling Network Modeling and Instrumentation
Wearable Gesture Based Control Device2014/026712314/292,77005/15/199909/18/14PDFTextTouch, Gesture, and HDTP
Modular Biochemical Signaling Laboratory Breadboard for Disease Research, Drug Discovery, Cell Biology, and Other Applications 2014/027304514/216,42003/15/201309/18/14PDFTextBiochemical Signaling Network Modeling and Instrumentation
Cross-feedback-controlled hysteron synthesized hysteresis networks for signal processing, controllers, music, and computer simulations in physics, engineering, and economics2014/016370214/180,57907/20/201006/12/14PDFText 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 Immunology2014/012919614/150,01004/26/200905/08/14PDFText Biochemical Signaling Network Modeling and Instrumentation
Removable fluidics structures for microarray, microplates, sensor arrays, and other removable media2014/027481413/815,75703/15/201309/18/14PDFTextMicrofluidic and Lab-On-A-Chip Systems
Software Systems for Development, Control, Programming, Simulation, and Emulation of Fixed and Reconfigurable Lab-On-A-Chip DevicesĀ 2013/014458613/757,66212/04/200706/06/13PDFTextMicrofluidic and Lab-On-A-Chip Systems
Gesteme (Gesture Primitive) Recognition for Advanced Touch User Interfaces2013/014137513/707,51812/06/201106/06/13PDFTextTouch, Gesture, and HDTP
Heat Transfer Subsystem Interconnection Arrangements for Information Technology2013/019227013/678,51902/16/201108/01/13PDFTextSemiconductor and Data Center Cooling
Communications Among Subsystems in Adaptive Cooling and Energy Harvesting Arrangements for Information Technology2013/013371013/674,94802/16/201105/30/13PDFTextSemiconductor and Data Center Cooling
Room Electrical Usage Measurement Arrangements for Energy Management Systems and Building Environment Information Systems2013/006979613/674,94405/08/201003/21/13PDFTextBuilding Energy Management
Energy and Internal Environment Management Information Systems and Methods for Complex Buildings and Campuses2013/028996713/674,94305/08/201010/31/13PDFTextBuilding Energy Management
Use of Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) Displays as a High-Resolution Optical Tactile Sensor For High Dimensional Touchpad (HDTP) User Interfaces2012/027459613/547,02407/11/201111/01/12PDFTextIntegrated Lensless Camera, Touch, and Display
3D Finger Posture Detection and Gesture Recognition on Touch Surfaces2013/000989613/544,96007/09/201101/10/13PDFTextTouch, Gesture, and HDTP
Simple Touch Interface and HDTP Grammars for Rapid Operation of Physical Computer Aided Design (CAD) Systems2012/028092713/464,94605/04/201111/08/12PDFTextTouch, Gesture, and HDTP
Interactive WYSIWYG Control of Mathematical and Statistical Plots and Representational Graphics for Analysis and Data Visualization2012/031750913/357,59509/02/200912/13/12PDFTextData Visualization And Sonification
Touch-Based User Interfaces Employing Artificial Neural Networks for HDTP Parameter and Symbol Derivation2012/005684613/038,36503/01/201003/08/12PDFTextTouch, Gesture, and HDTP
Window Manager Input Focus Control for High Dimensional Touchpad (HDTP), Advanced Mice, and Other Multidimensional User Interfaces2011/020293413/026,09702/12/201008/18/11PDFText Touch, Gesture, and HDTP
Towards the Very Smallest Electronic Circuits and Systems: Transduction, Signal Processing, and Digital Logic in Molecular Fused-Rings via Mesh Ring-Currents2012/011283012/940,04209/02/200905/10/12PDFTextMolecular Electronics
Interactive Data Visualization Utilizing HDTP Touchpad, HDTP Touchscreens, Advanced Multitouch, or Advanced Mice2013/009143712/875,12809/02/200904/11/13PDFTextData Visualization And Sonification
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
12/16/10PDFTextGeographic Information Systems (GIS) and Models
Envelope-Controlled Dynamic Layering Of Audio Signal Processing And Synthesis For Music Applications2005/012087011/040,16305/15/1999
06/09/05PDFTextMusic Signal Processing
Controlled Light Sculptures For Visual Effects In Music Performance Applications2005/012637411/004,74605/15/199906/16/05PDFTextMusic/Theatre Performance Technologies
Musical Instrument Lighting For Visual Performance Effects2005/012637311/004,44905/15/199906/16/05PDFText Music/Theatre Performance Technologies