Dallas-Fort Worth ranked No. 10 for patent activity out of 250 metros. Patents granted include: •  Audi’s system to detect and predict movement of a vehicle occupant •  AT&T’s augmented reality shopping displays •  Bank of America’s system to allow secure access to a virtual credential •  FedEx’s method for remotely flashing a wireless device •  IBM’s cognitive analysis for healing an IT system •  Nimbix’s reconfigurable cloud computing •  Malibu Boats’ adjustable surf wake system that lets a rider control and enhance the wake Dallas Invents is a weekly look at U.S. patents granted with a connection to the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metro area. Listings include patents granted to local assignees and/or those with a North Texas inventor. Patent activity can be an indicator of future economic growth, as well as the development of emerging markets and talent attraction. By tracking both inventors and assignees in the region, we aim to provide a broader view of the region’s inventive activity. Listings are organized by Cooperative Patent Classification (CPC).  Texas Instruments Inc. (Dallas) 22 Futurewei Technologies Inc. (Plano) 12 Bel...