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Switchably transparent/opaque window hiding electronic fingerprint scanner, camera (Apple) - Patent Application - PRIOR ART REQUEST

Apple has an application pending that would probably go into iPhones. The idea is that you have the camera or fingerprint scanner or other electronic component behind a window that can be turned ...
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How is this not overly obvious?

This patent (us7983979 at is basically the concept of asking someone for a pin they previously provided- known only to them, of course! - in order to ...
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USPTO patent search database no longer secure over web SSL https

Does anyone know how to do a safe query of the: USPTO Patent Application Full-Text and Image Database (AppFT)? When queries to the database essentially go across the web either to your VPN host or ...
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Patent application claiming NIST Electronic Authentication Guideline

Correct me if I’m wrong but after reviewing latest claim changes in global dossier of the US20160226868 patent application it seems that applicant submitted patent application claiming NIST ...
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Can patent technology be accesed by someone with teck knowledge?

I am thinking about applying for a patent, If my accounts are not secure when I purchase a patent, Can the technology be accessed and potentially make security issues worse by using the technology ...
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Anti Packet Inspection Idea

I've got an innovative but simple idea to defeat or avoid SPI (Shallow Packet Inspection) and even DPI (Deep Packet Inspection) as well and can be explained in a single paragraph. Actually it may have ...
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