Patented: Omnitrac’s Blockchain‑Based Hours‐of‐Service System and More North Texas Inventive Activity

Dallas Invents: 152 Patents Granted for Week of August 29. Dallas-Fort Worth ranked No. 152 for patents out of 250 metros. Patents granted include: Apple's control channel for UE power saving, Avrio Genetics's chemosensory disorder trigger and management system, Brain Games' conducting a game including a computer-controlled player, Cisco's automating and extending path tracing through wireless links, Citibank's microservices anomaly detection, LightSpeed Technologies' light-based heat in an object, Meta's modifying a safety boundary for virtual reality systems, Nike's footwear heel structure, Omnitracs' blockchain-based hours-of-service system, Pratt Corrugated's tamper-evident box, Raytheon's object recognition and detection using reinforcement learning, Texas Institute of Science's hearing aid and method for use of same, and YUM Connect's automated beverage production system.
HeartSciences Pumps Life into Assessing Diastolic Dysfunction with New AI Patent
by | Sep 22, 2022
Southlake-based HeartSciences, which closed on a $6.375M IPO in June, applies AI-based technology to an ECG to detect cardiac dysfunction—one of the earliest signs of heart disease. The company says this can't be diagnosed by current conventional ECGs, making its MyoVista Wavelet ECG device a potential game changer. CEO Andrew Simpson says adding this diagnostic information to an ECG "addresses a significant unmet need in the market with an estimated 100 million-plus ECG tests performed annually in the U.S.A. alone."
Fort Worth’s AyuVis Is One Step Closer to Protecting Pre-Term Babies from a Leading Cause of Death
by | Mar 31, 2022
Fort Worth-based AyuVis just received its second patent in three months for its immunotherapy treatments that protect pre-term babies from a debilitating chronic lung disease that affects many pre-term infants on ventilators.

The startup's lead drug candidate—AVR-48—is scheduled for clinical trials this summer.

Dallas’ BaCo Tech Patents Its Transaction-Based Workflow for CPA Firms

BaCo Tech gathers and manages all clients of a firm’s accounting records in a single location. As a 'conversion tool,' the technology takes an industry’s reactive workflow and turns it into a proactive workflow—offering more opportunities for advisory services. 
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How Frisco-Based PrimeVox Uses AI to Increase Call Quality and Reliability
by | Nov 19, 2020
PrimeVOX Communications' now patented AI technology allows the telecommunications company to provide customers with crystal-clear calls and unbelievable reliability. Think of it like a GPS: The tech constantly runs calls through multiple data centers, moving them around when necessary, to maximize quality.
TWU Biology Team Granted a Patent for Anti-Cancer Compounds That Could Save Lives
by | Oct 15, 2020
The novel invention from researchers at Texas Woman’s University in Denton could greatly contribute to cancer treatment research. The compounds can prevent the growth of breast, lung, and colon cancer cells.
Impact Ventures: Meet HVACIntel, an IoT Platform That Helps Contractors Manage HVAC Installations
by | Jul 21, 2020
HVACIntel hopes to disrupt the legacy industry with its patented IoT platform that monitors HVAC systems, proactively detects operational issues, and prevents failures.

Dallas Law Firm, Raytheon Share History with USPTO Patent No. 10 Million

by | Jun 22, 2018
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office grants a milestone patent for a device that improves laser detection and ranging.
Dallas Marks World IP Day With Spotlight on Female Inventors
by | Apr 26, 2018
The gathering at Alamo Drafthouse Cinema featured a panel of local female inventors and a screening of Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story.
Need a Power Boost? Dallas Startup to Install Charging Stations for Smart Devices
by | Feb 8, 2018
Juice-BX is part of the first batch of startups to be bred out of a partnership between West Coast-based Invention Science Fund Incubator and Utah-based Technetium.
Discovery: How a Magnetic Field Can Help Pesky Infections, Cream Treating Persistent Pain & UTA Prof Gets His First Patent
by | Dec 22, 2017
Researchers all across North Texas are making discoveries and advances in their work. Here are some of their stories.
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Plano Startup Gets Patent on Hail Intensity Data System

by | Nov 14, 2017
Dynamic Weather Solutions says its invention will offer insurance companies and others with access to previously unavailable hail intensity data.
Patent No. PP028502: Just Call Me Norman
by | Oct 19, 2017
A “Blueberry plant named Norman,” is the only plant patent issued so far this year in DFW.
Kibo’s New Omnichannel Software Enables Manufacturers to Sell Direct
by | Sep 26, 2017
The omnichannel commerce platform obtained a new patent for software that collects inventory data from retailers and provides it to manufacturers.
Out of Injury, Invention: New Joint-Friendly Gravocore Nears Market
by | Aug 7, 2017
A Dallas inventor used his experience from an injury to help him develop a joint-friendly exercise product.