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04/17/14
20140109143
 Systems and methods for content surfing patent thumbnailnew patent Systems and methods for content surfing
Systems and methods for improving or suggesting alternatives to content surfing are provided. When it is detected that a user wishes to surf, a pipeline tuning sequence is implemented where by storing one or more frames of a first content selection to the user equipment and acquiring a subsequent content selection while concurrently displaying the previously stored one or more frames.
04/17/14
20140109138
 Updating properties of remote a/v performance nodes patent thumbnailnew patent Updating properties of remote a/v performance nodes
Aspects include systems, computer readable media and methods for remotely updating properties of audio/visual (a/v) performance nodes that can receive a/v content through a wireless network from a central content source. The central content source can maintain information about properties of such nodes, providing such information to a device configured with remote control software, upon request.
04/17/14
20140109134
 Customized zapping patent thumbnailnew patent Customized zapping
A method and apparatus is described to display a customized video sequence during a channel change interval. The method includes displaying a first channel; receiving a channel change request from a user requesting a second channel for display; displaying a video sequence during the channel change interval; and displaying a second channel; characterized in that the displaying of the video sequence during the channel change interval further comprises displaying a black screen with no audio and no video for a short duration; playing out a first portion of a customized video sequence relevant to the second channel entirely; and playing out a second portion of the customized video sequence relevant to the second channel until the second channel is ready to be displayed..
04/17/14
20140109132
 Caption data delivery apparatus and methods patent thumbnailnew patent Caption data delivery apparatus and methods
Apparatus and methods for efficiently and flexibly providing caption data (e.g., closed captioning) to subscribers of a content-based network, such as for example internet protocol television (iptv) subscribers. In one exemplary embodiment, the apparatus includes a server performing real-time extraction and encapsulation of caption data, transport of caption data to client devices over the network, and use of one or more applications running on the client devices to decode and display the caption data consistent with the multimedia (audio/video) content with which it is associated.
04/17/14
20140109130
 Communications system and method, information processing apparatus and method, information management apparatus and method, recording medium and program patent thumbnailnew patent Communications system and method, information processing apparatus and method, information management apparatus and method, recording medium and program
A communications system and method, an information processing apparatus and method, an information management apparatus and method, a recording medium and a program make it possible to efficiently and comfortably make use of contents, which are stored in one server, from a plurality of devices connected via a network. In a case in which the playing of content is stopped, bookmark information including a time stamp representing the stopped position of the content is stored in association with predetermined identification information.
04/17/14
20140109126
 Method and apparatus for managing personal content patent thumbnailnew patent Method and apparatus for managing personal content
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, obtaining first personal content associated with a first mobile communication device, obtaining recognition information associated with a target individual where the recognition information is associated with at least one of images of the target individual and audio of the target individual, obtaining second personal content associated with the first mobile communication device, and performing recognition analysis on the second personal content using the recognition information to detect the target individual being present in second images of the second personal content, where a communication device associated with the target individual is provided with access to the second images. Other embodiments are disclosed..
04/17/14
20140109122
 Methods, systems, and apparatus to synchronize actions of audio source monitors patent thumbnailnew patent Methods, systems, and apparatus to synchronize actions of audio source monitors
Systems, methods, articles of manufacture and apparatus are disclosed to align actions of audio source monitors. An example method disclosed herein includes invoking an audience monitor to transmit a radio frequency (rf) initialization packet to a base unit, receiving an indication that the base unit has received the rf initialization packet at a first time, and invoking the base unit to transmit an rf acknowledgement packet to the audience monitor.
04/17/14
20140109074
 Audio source system and method patent thumbnailnew patent Audio source system and method
A method includes receiving hardware update information during a first time period. The method further includes using the hardware update information to synchronize a first audio data stream with a device driver.
04/17/14
20140108959
 Collaboration network platform providing virtual rooms with indication of number and identity of users in the virtual rooms patent thumbnailnew patent Collaboration network platform providing virtual rooms with indication of number and identity of users in the virtual rooms
The present invention extends to methods, systems, and computer program products for implementing a collaboration network platform that provides virtual rooms with an indication of which users of the collaboration network are working within the virtual rooms. A virtual room comprises an organizational unit for grouping users of a collaboration network with respect to a particular subject.
04/17/14
20140108928
 Multi-gesture media recording system patent thumbnailnew patent Multi-gesture media recording system
A computer implemented method and system for recording media data such as audio data in one or more communication modes based on gestures on a graphical user interface (gui) of an electronic device is provided. A gesture based media recording application (gbmra) provided on the electronic device defines multiple interface regions on the gui.
04/17/14
20140108547
new patent Automated blogging, skills portfolio management and syndication system
An automated blogging, skills portfolio management system and syndication system that is capable of facilitating easy blog message posting by a multitude of people witnessing a sports event or some other public event, wherein players, spectators and others can provide comments and observation regarding that particular event while the event is going on. In fact, the present invention makes it possible for the players, spectators and others to provide comments and observations in the form of audio recording, that provide the context to any digital photos and videos they provide.
04/17/14
20140108441
new patent Efficient matching of data
Technologies are disclosed for enabling users to comprehensively determine their exposures to media and to receive services based thereon. For example, an application can be executed on a computing device associated with a user.
04/17/14
20140108400
new patent System and method for storing and accessing memorabilia
A computer based system for management of memorabilia including a processor coupled to memory and an input-output controller, a data store in communication with the processor, an input device coupled to the input-output controller and a display device coupled to the input-output controller. The memory includes at least one algorithm comprising an initial processing section configured to upload a plurality of images and audio files having a plurality of data file formats.
04/17/14
20140108370
new patent Search query expansion and group search
Audio information is recorded in an overwriteable circular buffer of a computing device. Construction of a search query is initiated by receiving a user input.
04/17/14
20140108141
new patent Dynamic audio file generation
A method of creating a dynamic audio file may comprise associating a tag with an audio file having audio content and the tag may comprise a location file path of a source of the audio content. A method of updating a dynamic audio file may comprise sending a dynamic audio file, receiving a request for updated audio content, and sending the updated audio content in response to the request.
04/17/14
20140108021
new patent Method and apparatus for encoding audio data
A method for processing audio data includes determining a first common scalefactor value for representing quantized audio data in a frame. A second common scalefactor value is determined for representing the quantized audio data in the frame.
04/17/14
20140108020
new patent Multi-mode audio recognition and auxiliary data encoding and decoding
Audio signal processing enhances audio watermark embedding and detecting processes. Audio signal processes include audio classification and adapting watermark embedding and detecting based on classification.
04/17/14
20140108017
new patent Multi-tiered voice feedback in an electronic device
This invention is directed to providing voice feedback to a user of an electronic device. Because each electronic device display may include several speakable elements (i.e., elements for which voice feedback is provided), the elements may be ordered.
04/17/14
20140108012
new patent User speech interfaces for interactive media guidance applications
A user speech interface for interactive media guidance applications, such as television program guides, guides for audio services, guides for video-on-demand (vod) services, guides for personal video recorders (pvrs), or other suitable guidance applications is provided. Voice commands may be received from a user and guidance activities may be performed in response to the voice commands..
04/17/14
20140108010
new patent Voice-enabled documents for facilitating operational procedures
A voice-enabled document system facilitates execution of service delivery operations by eliminating the need for manual or visual interaction during information retrieval by an operator. Access to voice-enabled documents can facilitate operations for mobile vendors, on-site or field-service repairs, medical service providers, food service providers, and the like.
04/17/14
20140108008
new patent Method and apparatus for encoding and decoding audio/speech signal
Provided is a method of encoding an audio/speech signal, the method including determining a variable length of a frame, that is, a processing unit of an input signal in accordance with a position of an attack in the input signal; transforming each frame of the input signal to a frequency domain and dividing the frame into a plurality of sub frequency bands; and, if a signal of a sub frequency band is determined to be encoded in the frequency domain, encoding the signal of the sub frequency band in the frequency domain, and if the signal of the sub frequency band is determined to be encoded in a time domain, inverse transforming the signal of the sub frequency band to the time domain and encoding the inverse transformed signal in the time domain. According to the present invention, the audio/speech signal may be efficiently encoded by controlling time resolution and frequency resolution..
04/17/14
20140107916
new patent Navigation system with a hearing device
A navigation system includes: a hearing device configured to be worn at a head of a user and having speakers for emission of sound towards ears of the user; a gps unit for determining a geographical position of the system; a user interface for receiving input from the user regarding at least one of available time and maximum distance; a sound generator for outputting audio signals to the speakers; and a processor configured for determining a route between selected points-of-interest, which route can be covered within the at least one of available time and maximum distance, wherein the processor is also configured for controlling the sound generator to output the audio signals for processing by the speakers to guide the user along the determined route; wherein the processor is further configured for taking information on preferred directions of approach for at least one point-of-interest into account when determining the route.. .
04/17/14
20140107821
new patent Information display device for vehicle
A vehicle information display device basically includes an audio unit, a steering switch and a meter unit. The audio unit is installed in a vehicle, and has an operation input unit.
04/17/14
20140107820
new patent Audio equipment and wireless electronic device combination system
An audio equipment and wireless electronic device combination system includes an audio equipment having set therein an audio player system, a wireless electronic device, a data stream connected between the wireless electronic device and the audio player system of the audio equipment using wi-fi (wireless fidelity) or data packet transmission technology. The audio player system includes a cpu for processing the data stream..
04/17/14
20140107730
new patent Electrical nerve stimulation with broad band low frequency filter
A system and method of generating electrode stimulation signals for an implanted multi-channel electrode array of a cochlear implant includes processing an acoustic audio signal with a bank of filters. Each filter in the bank of filters is associated with at least one channel having an electrode.
04/17/14
20140106886
new patent Method of operating a cheering application with a mobile computing device
A cheering application, which is downloaded into a mobile computing device, can be activated through a user's motion so that the cheering application can simulate the “defense” chant commonly heard at american football games. A default image within the application is colored through a color wheel, where the color wheel allows the users to select desired colors for the foreground and the background of the default image.
04/17/14
20140106784
new patent Mobile device
Provided is a mobile device including: an audio output unit; an audio source unit which provides music information to the audio output unit; an adjustment unit which adjusts the audio volume of the audio output unit; an announcement information generation unit which provides announcement information to the audio output unit; and a control unit which forcibly selects a predetermined audio volume regardless of the adjustment made by the adjustment unit when announcing information by the announcement information generation unit from the audio output unit.. .
04/17/14
20140106734
new patent Remote invocation of mobile phone functionality in an automobile environment
A remote invocation device useful in an automobile interior, by way of which advanced functions of a modern mobile telephone handset (i.e., smartphone) can be invoked and carried out via the in-car audio system. The remote invocation device includes wireless bluetooth circuitry that is pairable with a smartphone via a profile different from that with which the smartphone is paired with the in-car audio system.
04/17/14
20140106708
new patent Continuous monitoring of data exposure and providing service related thereto
Technologies are disclosed for enabling users to comprehensively determine their exposures to media and to receive services based thereon. For example, an application can be executed on a computing device associated with a user.
04/17/14
20140106675
new patent Method and apparatus for performing hands-free profile control, and associated computer program product
A method and apparatus for performing hands-free profile (hfp) control and associated computer program product are provided. The method is applied to an electronic device.
04/17/14
20140106664
new patent Streaming of digital data to a portable device
The present invention achieves wireless delivery of media streams to portable devices for providing media information related to a show or attraction for the purposes of captioning, language translation, and assistive listening. As a person moves about a venue, the device receives infrared or radio signals from transmitters at venue locations.
04/17/14
20140106642
new patent Chin strap sensor for triggering control of walk-around characters
A walk-around character assembly or system with enhanced control functionality to provide a performer of a walk-around character the ability to silently and non-visibly trigger audio, animation, and/or special effects. A deflection monitoring (or chin movement) sensor is provided in the head portion of the character costume to detect predefined chin movements, e.g., a performer opening their mouth once or twice within a time period to limit false negatives/triggers.
04/17/14
20140105609
new patent Light powered communication systems and methods of using the same
A light powered communications system. The light powered communications system includes an audio control center having at least one optical source and at least one optical receiver.
04/17/14
20140105580
new patent Continuous capture with augmented reality
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving one or more audio/visual recordings from a user, the audio/visual recordings continuously capturing audio/visual information around the user, the audio/visual recordings being made by a client computing device of the user automatically and without manual user input and with one or more sensors of the client computing device; processing the audio/visual recordings to extract one or more audio/visual segments, each audio/visual segment covering a specific time period or relating to a specific event in the user's life; and posting the audio/visual segments to one or more points, respectively, along a timeline corresponding to the user's life.. .
04/17/14
20140105574
new patent Method and apparatus for synchronizing data streams containing audio, video and/or other data
Several data streams contain video, audio and/or other data. Some of the data streams are pre-recorded in a multiplex on a storage medium while other data streams are located out of the data stream multiplex on the storage medium.
04/17/14
20140105567
new patent User-initiated control of an audio/video stream to skip interstitial content between program segments
Various embodiments are described for skipping, filtering, or replacing content from an audio/video stream using text data associated with the stream, wherein the stream has segments of a show interspersed with commercial breaks. A method for processing the stream determines that a commercial break is currently being output for presentation, and monitors for receipt of a user-initiated command to skip the commercial break.
04/17/14
20140105563
new patent Segmenting and playback of whiteboard video capture
The present invention discloses methods of archiving and optimizing lectures, presentations and other captured video for playback, particularly for blind and low vision individuals. A digital imaging device captures a preselected field of view that is subject to periodic change such as a whiteboard in a classroom.
04/17/14
20140105562
new patent Method and apparatus for synchronizing data streams containing audio, video and/or other data
Several data streams contain video, audio and/or other data. Some of the data streams are pre-recorded in a multiplex on a storage medium while other data streams are located out of the data stream multiplex on the storage medium.
04/17/14
20140105448
new patent Methods and apparatus to perform audio watermark detection and extraction
Methods and apparatus to perform audio watermark detection and extraction are disclosed. An example method includes sampling a media signal to generate samples, wherein the media signal includes an embedded message, determining a first symbol value for a first block of the samples, determining a second symbol value for a second block of the samples, and determining, using a processor, a resulting symbol value, representative of a part of the embedded message, based on the first symbol value and the second symbol value for the first block of samples and the second block of samples, wherein the first block and the second block partially overlap..
04/17/14
20140105447
new patent Efficient data fingerprinting
Technologies are disclosed for enabling users to comprehensively determine their exposures to media and to receive services based thereon. For example, an application can be executed on a computing device associated with a user.
04/17/14
20140105443
new patent Reflective cords
Disclosed herein are retroreflective audio cords. The audio cords can be coupled to an audio jack and headphones.
04/17/14
20140105441
new patent Interchangeable attachable extendable and retractable earpiece cable assembly for mobile communication and sound devices
An interchangeable, extendable and retractable audio earpiece cable assembly for a mobile electronic or sound device having an audio output port. A protective casing assembly is adapted to attach to the mobile communication or sound device.
04/17/14
20140105434
new patent Audio processing pipeline for auditory prosthesis having a common, and two or more stimulator-specific, frequency-analysis stages
An audio processing pipeline, for an auditory prosthesis, includes: a common stage, including a common frequency analysis filter bank, configured to generate a common set of processed signals based on an input audio signal; and first and second stimulator-specific stages, responsive to the common set of signals and including first and second frequency-analysis filter banks, configured to generate first and second sets of processed signals adapted for the first and second hearing stimulators, respectively.. .
04/17/14
20140105432
new patent Multipurpose connector for multiplexing headset interface into high-definition video and audio interface, and handheld electronic device
The present invention provides a multipurpose connector for multiplexing a headset interface into a high-definition video/audio input interface and a handheld device including the multipurpose connector. The multipurpose connector includes a headset connector, a selecting switch, a high-definition video/audio transceiver, and an audio output module.
04/17/14
20140105429
new patent Audio system and audio characteristic control device
An audio system includes plural speakers including a planar speaker configured to emit a plane wave on the basis of a received audio signal, and a controller configured to supply audio signals to the plural speakers respectively, and to set signal levels of audio signals to be supplied to the planar speaker and at least one speaker, other than the planar speaker, of the plural speakers in accordance with a control signal specifying a perceived distance of sound to be heard by a listener.. .
04/17/14
20140105426
new patent Narrow profile speaker configurations and systems
A narrow profile speaker unit comprises at least one speaker outputting sound towards an internal surface and through a duct with an output terminus, such as a slot, having a narrow dimension, effectively changing the cross-section of the speaker's audio output wave. A pair of speakers may face one another, outputting sound towards a common output slot.
04/17/14
20140105424
new patent Method and an apparatus for processing an audio signal
An apparatus for processing an audio signal and method thereof, the method including receiving a downmix signal including at least one normal object signal, and a bitstream including object information determined when the downmix signal is generated; extracting, from an extension part of the bitstream, an extension type identifier indicating whether the downmix signal further includes a multi-channel object signal; generating spatial information using the object information and mix information when mode information indicates that the multi-channel object signal is to be suppressed and the extension type identifier indicates that the downmix signal further includes the multi-channel object signal; and transmitting spatial information. The mix information is to control an object position or an object level of the at least one normal object signal..
04/17/14
20140105423
new patent Method and an apparatus for processing an audio signal
An apparatus for processing an audio signal and method thereof, the method including receiving a downmix signal including at least one normal object signal, and a bitstream including object information determined when the downmix signal is generated; extracting an extension type identifier indicating whether the downmix signal further includes a multi-channel object signal, from an extension part of the bitstream; extracting spatial information from the bitstream when the extension type identifier indicates that the downmix signal further includes the multi-channel object signal; and transmitting spatial information when mode information indicates that the least one normal object signal is to be suppressed. The spatial information is determined when a multi-channel source signal is downmixed into the multi-channel object signal.
04/17/14
20140105422
new patent Method and an apparatus for processing an audio signal
A method of processing an audio signal, the method including receiving a downmix signal and a first information, the downmix signal including at least one object, the first information including object information indicating an attribute of the at least one object; receiving a second information, the second information including external preset information and applied object number information, the external preset information being an external input and including an external preset rendering parameter and external preset metadata, the applied object number information indicating a number of objects to which the external preset information is applied; generating downmix processing information controlling panning or gain of the downmix signal by using the object information and the external preset information based on the applied object number information; and modifying the downmix signal by using the downmix processing information.. .
04/17/14
20140105419
new patent Asymmetric polynomial psychoacoustic bass enhancement
Psychoacoustic bass audio signal enhancement can be accomplished using a monotonic, asymmetric polynomial distortion. A non-linear process applies a monotonic, asymmetric polynomial distortion function that has continuous first and second derivatives to generate even and odd harmonics of missing fundamental frequencies.
04/17/14
20140105417
new patent Audio signal playback system and electronic device
The present invention relates to the field of signal processing technologies, and provides an audio signal playback system and an electronic device. The system includes: two or more loudspeakers, configured to separately play audio signals in different frequency bands; a filter unit, configured to filter an input audio signal, amplify the filtered audio signal, and output the amplified audio signal to the two or more loudspeakers; and a feedback control unit, configured to collect the audio signals played by the two or more loudspeakers, measure power values of the audio signals in different frequency bands, and adjust, according to an measurement result, a amplification factor of the filter unit for the filtered audio signal in a corresponding frequency band..
04/17/14
20140105416
new patent Methods, apparatuses and computer program products for facilitating directional audio capture with multiple microphones
An apparatus for providing directional audio capture may include a processor and memory storing executable computer program code that cause the apparatus to at least perform operations including assigning at least one beam direction, among a plurality of beam directions, in which to direct directionality of an output signal of one or more microphones. The computer program code may further cause the apparatus to divide microphone signals of the microphones into selected frequency subbands wherein an analysis performed.
04/17/14
20140105415
new patent High bandwidth configurable serial link
Aspects of the disclosure provide an audio circuit that includes a clock circuit, a transmitting circuit, an audio data preparation circuit and a controller. The controller is configured to provide control signals to configure the transmitting circuit and the audio data preparation circuit according to one of a plurality of link protocol.
04/17/14
20140105414
new patent Apparatus and methods for limiting sound volume in headphones
Exemplary embodiments or implementations are disclosed of methods, apparatus, and systems for a volume limiter circuit. A rectifier sub-circuit is configured to rectify at least a portion of an audio signal received from an audio source.
04/17/14
20140105411
new patent Methods and systems for karaoke on a mobile device
Systems and methods for providing karaoke recording and playback on mobile devices are provided. The mobile device may play music audio and associated video, and receive via one or more microphones a mix of a user voice, the music, and background noise.
04/17/14
20140105410
new patent Echo cancellation method and device
The present invention discloses an echo cancellation method. The method includes: dividing an audio signal into a high-band audio signal and a low-band audio signal; performing adaptive filtering on the low-band audio signal, and performing synthesis filtering on a signal obtained after the low-band audio signal undergoes the adaptive filtering and on the high-band audio signal to generate a preliminary echo cancellation signal; performing envelope predication echo suppression on a high-band signal in the preliminary echo cancellation signal, and calculating and outputting a residual echo suppression coefficient; performing echo suppression on a low-band signal in the preliminary echo cancellation signal, and outputting a processing result; and multiplying the output result by the residual echo suppression coefficient, and outputting a signal of which echoes are canceled..
04/17/14
20140105409
new patent Method and apparatus for audio processing
A method and apparatus for introducing a time-varying time delay randomly into the individual reproduction channels of a sound recording, two in the case of binaural presentation. This emulates the temporal aspect of microphone and/or listener motion.
04/17/14
20140105406
new patent Audio scene mapping apparatus
An apparatus comprising: a receiver configured to receive at least one audio signal from a recording apparatus; the receiver further configured to receive at least one orientation indicator from the recording apparatus, each orientation indicator associated with one at least audio signal; a recording direction determiner configured to determine a recording orientation of the recording apparatus dependent on the at least one audio signal; a relative distance determiner configured to determining a relative distance of the recording apparatus from a sound source dependent on the at least one audio signal; and a relative position determiner configured to determining a relative position of the recording apparatus dependent on the orientation indicator and relative distance.. .
04/17/14
20140105405
new patent Method and apparatus for creating spatialized sound
A method and apparatus for creating spatialized sound, including the operations of determining a spatial point in a spherical coordinate system, and applying an impulse response filter corresponding to the spatial point to a first segment of the audio waveform to yield a spatialized waveform. The spatialized waveform emulates the audio characteristics of a non-spatialized waveform emanating from the chosen spatial point.
04/17/14
20140105379
new patent System and method for automated voice quality testing
A system for automated audio quality testing, having various endpoint emulators, call engines, audio generator devices, and head and torso simulator devices. The call engine utilizes reference audio samples to simulate customer interactions with a contact center.
04/17/14
20140105312
new patent Data during analog audio
This application discusses among other things, apparatus and method for transmitting data with an analog signal without significantly distorting the analog signal. In an example, an apparatus can include an audio channel, a capacitor coupled to a first conductor of the audio channel, the capacitor configured to couple an analog representation of a digital data signal with an analog audio signal on the audio channel, and a frequency modulator configured to receive the digital data signal and to modulate a frequency of an output signal of the frequency modulator based on a logic level of the digital data signal, wherein the analog representation of the digital data signal includes the frequency of the output signal of the frequency modulator..
04/17/14
20140105271
new patent System and methods for video and audio data distribution
Data compression and decompression methods for compressing and decompressing data based on an actual or expected throughput (bandwidth) of a system. In one embodiment, a controller tracks and monitors the throughput (data storage and retrieval) of a data compression system and generates control signals to enable/disable different compression algorithms when, e.g., a bottleneck occurs so as to increase the throughput and eliminate the bottleneck..
04/17/14
20140105270
new patent System and methods for video and audio data distribution
Data compression and decompression methods for compressing and decompressing data based on an actual or expected throughput (bandwidth) of a system. In one embodiment, a controller tracks and monitors the throughput (data storage and retrieval) of a data compression system and generates control signals to enable/disable different compression algorithms when, e.g., a bottleneck occurs so as to increase the throughput and eliminate the bottleneck..
04/17/14
20140105188
new patent System and method of enhancing wifi real-time communications
Systems and methods of enhanced real-time communications between wifi devices. In one embodiment of the present invention a method for enhanced payload protection in a wifi system includes transmitting multiple copies of data packets in successive frame body transmissions.
04/17/14
20140105107
new patent Instant video and voicemail messaging method and means
The invention relates to the field of instant messaging. More specifically the invention relates to a server centric method and unit for instant voice and video mail messaging.
04/17/14
20140104774
new patent Notebook computer with audio module
A notebook computer comprises a base and a screen pivotally attached to the base. A groove is defined in the base for mounting an audio module.
04/17/14
20140104731
new patent Arc fault detector with circuit interrupter
There is here disclosed a method and apparatus for detecting the occurrence of arcing of a conductor by monitoring the current on an ac power line. The signal detected is split and directed along four separate paths to generate four signals having separate characteristics which represent the current in the line.
04/17/14
20140104491
new patent Protective shell having shutter pressing structure and image capturing method
A protective shell having a shutter pressing structure and an image capturing method are provided. The protective shell is used for housing a handheld electronic device.
04/17/14
20140104429
new patent Correctional facility access and security apparatus, systems, and methods
Correctional facility access and security apparatus, systems, and methods may include one or more access devices connected to one or more user devices via a network. The access devices and user devices may also be connected via the network with a computer, video recorder, and audio recorder.
04/17/14
20140104396
new patent Apparatus and method for streaming live images, audio and meta-data
A method for streaming and viewing a user's video and audio experiences includes removably mounting an image recording device in close proximity to a user's eyes such that the image recording device is operable to record the user's visual and audio experiences. A real time signal is created by the image recording device, including at least one of video footage, still images, or audio captured by the image recording device.
04/17/14
20140104370
new patent Representative selection for customer service conference
Embodiments of the invention are directed to systems, methods and computer program products for assisting a user to select a customer service representative of a financial institution in preparation for a customer service conference. Embodiments determine that an operative connection is being established between a user device of the user and a system associated with the financial institution, such that the user and the representative of the financial institution may conduct the conference; determine at least one representative from a pool of potential representatives, the at least one representative determined for presentation to the user for user selection; and receive user input selecting one of the at least one representatives for conference connection.
04/17/14
20140104141
new patent Mobile terminal
A mobile terminal capable of performing a content sharing function with an external display device includes an output unit configured to include a display module and an audio output module, a radio communication unit configured to perform a wireless communication function with the display device, a sensing unit configured to sense a movement of the mobile terminal, and a controller configured to activate the content sharing function with the display device for a second application when the sensing unit senses a movement of a first type of the mobile terminal in a state in which the content sharing function with the display device for a first application has been activated.. .
04/17/14
20140104034
new patent Methods and systems for efficient security screening
A path of a security checkpoint may lead from an entrance to an identification checkpoint, and from the identification checkpoint to at least one recomposure station. A display may display an expected wait time for at least one person to pass from the entrance to the exit, the person using at least the first portion of the path.


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