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Xbox Patent Could Allow You to Play Discs on a Discless Console

News @andrew_andrew__ May 14, 2022, 1:13 pm EDT | 1 min read MicrosoftWhile it’s certainly a bargain, the Xbox Series S’ inability to play discs can cause a lot of frustration, especially if you own a bunch of old games. But a new patent from Microsoft shows that the “digital only” console could gain disc-playing…

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MPAI Issues a Call for Patent Pool Administrator on Behalf of the MPAI-CAE and MPAI-MMC Patent Holders

Geneva, Switzerland, March 25, 2022 –(– The international, non-profit, unaffiliated Moving Picture, Audio and Data Coding by Artificial Intelligence (MPAI) standards developing organisation has concluded its 18th General Assembly. Among the outcomes is the publication of Call for Patent Pool Administrators for two of its approved Technical Specifications.The MPAI process of standard development prescribes that Active…

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Sony patent could solve “god Ray” problem in PSVR2

Take that, god — Precisely placed “light absorbing” layer fixes Fresnel-lens artifacts. Kyle Orland – Feb 8, 2022 8:58 pm UTC Enlarge / The small light-absorbing portions (labeled 12 in this diagram) are key to Sony’s solution to the “god ray” problem.If you’ve spent any significant amount of time in virtual reality, you’ve probably encountered…


Walmart patent filings show retail giant eyes venture into the metaverse

Home » Tech » Walmart patent filings show retail giant eyes venture into the metaverse The metaverse is the latest buzzword in the technology world, and even those who are not making major moves want some affiliation. The latest behemoth to delve into the sector is Walmart, with a string of patent applications exploring making…

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Sonos wins patent suit, Pixel phones and other Google products face sales ban

Google and Sonos have been locked in a long-drawn legal battle over patent infringement, with both parties suing each other over the years, but it appears that Sonos has finally gained an upper hand in that tussle. As per a report from The New York Times, a trade court has ruled that Google did violate…

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PlayStation Patent describes a Method to Coach Players

by William D’Angelo , posted 2 hours ago / 221 ViewsSony Interactive Entertainment has filed for a new patent on June 26, 2020 that wasn’t published until December 30, 2021. The patent is called “Systems and Methods for Coaching a User for Game Play” and it describes a method for a self-coaching interface. “A method…

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Microsoft patent suggests future triple screen ‘Surface Trio’

What just happened? It seems Samsung isn’t the only company considering a triple-screen folding device. A new patent from Microsoft shows what could be a future version of the Surface Duo featuring three displays. A Surface Trio, perhaps? Patently Apple spotted a new Microsoft patent titled “Multi-Panel Device,” which the U.S. Patent Office posted on…

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Clearview AI will get a US patent for its facial recognition tech

Clearview AI is about to get formal acknowledgment for its controversial facial recognition technology. Politico reports Clearview has received a US Patent and Trademark Office “notice of allowance” indicating officials will approve a filing for its system, which scans faces across public internet data to find people from government lists and security camera footage. The…

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Apple patent fights lookie-loos with glasses-activated screen blur

A busybody’s worst nightmare. — Tech would use face scan to see if user is wearing privacy glasses. Scharon Harding – Nov 12, 2021 5:31 pm UTC Enlarge / For your eyes only. Apple is giving new meaning to the phrase “for your eyes only.” A patent filed by Apple and published Thursday by the…

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The patent feud between Moderna and the U.S. could have implications for the world

The patent feud between Moderna and the U.S. could have implications for the world Audio will be available later today. NPR’s Audie Cornish talks with science writer Brendan Borrell about a patent feud be