|| List of recent Characters-related patents
|Method for operating a text input interface|
A method for operating a text input interface for a device (100) controllable via a controller (102), the method comprising the steps of displaying (202) a set of imputable characters (sc) arranged along a path (p) having a first portion (p1) and a second portion (p2) and inputted text (it) between the first portion (p1) and the second portion (p2) of the path, receiving (203) input from a user via the controller (102), the input comprising at least a character shift command and a selection command, selecting (204), within the set of imputable characters (sc), a focused character (fc) in response to the received character shift command by navigating within the set of imputable characters (sc) according to the direction of the character shift command, adding (205) the focused character (fc) to the inputted text (it) in response to the received selection command, wherein the imputable characters of the set of imputable characters (sc) arranged before the focused character (fc) are displayed (207) in the first portion (p1) of the path (p) and the imputable characters of the set of imputable characters (sc) arranged after the focused character (fc) are displayed (207) in the second portion (p2) of the path (p), the second portion (p2) following the first portion (p1) in the direction of text input.. .
|Referencing device, method and non-transitory computer readable storage medium for storing thereof for linking document file to referenced image file|
A referencing method for linking a document file to a referenced image file is provided. The referencing method comprises the steps outlined below.
|Information processing device, processing method, program, and recording medium|
This information processing device (100) is provided with an excerpter (101) and a corrector (103). The excerpter (101), on a screen upon which an original document is displayed, acquires an excerpted document by excerpting characters to be displayed relatively larger from the original document.
|Method and system for pacing, acking, timing, and handicapping (path) for simultaneous receipt of documents having trader markups|
A computing device determines impactful content in transmittable content. The computing device assigns the impactful content to one or more impactful block units.
|Single or multi-company business accounting system and method for same including account number maintenance|
A computer implemented method for account number maintenance used within a single or multi-company accounting system is provided. The method comprises at a processor, performing the account number maintenance on at least one of a plurality of accounts.
|Radio base station initialization|
It is presented a user equipment (20), ue, for assisting the initialization of a radio base station. The ue (20) comprises a reader (21) arranged to read an optical representation of data associated with the radio base station, a communication interface (22) arranged for wireless communication; a processor (23); and a memory (24) storing computer program comprising computer program code.
|System and methods for encrypting data|
A system and associated methods for encrypting data are disclosed. In at least one embodiment, a key manager is located in memory on an at least one computing device and configured for creating and managing an at least one encryption key to be used for encrypting the data.
|Interactive design,synthesis and delivery of 3d motion data through the web|
Systems and methods are described for animating 3d characters using synthetic motion data generated by generative models in response to a high level description of a desired sequence of motion provided by an animator. In a number of embodiments, an animation system is accessible via a server system that utilizes the ability of generative models to generate synthetic motion data across a continuum to enable multiple animators to effectively reuse the same set of previously recorded motion capture data to produce a wide variety of desired animation sequences.
|Electronic device and control method thereof|
An electronic device and a method for inputting information through touch input device of an electronic device is provided. The method inputs information including at least one of symbols and characters through touching of a screen displayed on the touch input device, and executes a specific application capable of processing the input information..
|Browsing system, terminal, image server, program, computer-readable recording medium storing program, and method|
In addition, the browsing system (1) comprises an image server (200) that receives an image request and sends as an image response an image to which are added characters or character strings specified by the additional information designated by an image parameter specified in the received image request.. .
|Configurable interactive assistant|
The present invention employs branded virtual characters across multiple network platforms throughout various stages of complex transactions (eg, selling insurance). These characters initially engage prospective customers on a network platform, such as a social network, and persist over time across other network platforms (eg, university and company websites) to educate consumers until they are ready to purchase—e.g., from their “trusted advisor”—particular products and services offered by various providers.
|Optimizing generation of a regular expression|
A computer determines whether performance optimization parameters are configured to optimize performance of generating a regular expression. In response to the computer determining the one or more performance optimization parameters are configured to optimize performance of generating the regular expression, the computer identifies syllables within a plain text word that have a high probability of spelling errors.
|Generating a regular expression for entity extraction|
A computer receives a formatted query having a plain text word. The computer selects each character in the plain text word.
|Method and apparatus for providing character in online game|
A method for providing a character in an online game includes, by a character provision apparatus, selecting at least one season character from a plurality of general characters previously provided in a game according to a preset season character selection criteria, generating at least one season character pool according to a period for which the season character is selected, and storing the selected season character in a corresponding season character pool, judging whether a status point limit adjustment item is provided, setting a status point limit of the at least one season character differently according to the period such that the status point limit of the at least one season character is higher than a status point limit of each general character acquired using the status point limit adjustment item, and displaying, on a user terminal, that the at least one season character is added to the game.. .
|Novel recombinant strain of trichoderma useful for enhancing nutritional value and growth of plants|
The present invention relates to a novel recombinant fungal strain of trichoderma sp. Mtcc 5659 useful for enhancing the nutritional value and growth of plants.
|Key swipe gestures for touch sensitive ui virtual keyboard|
Techniques are disclosed for providing a virtual keyboard key swipe mode for touch sensitive computing devices. The keyboard key swipe mode allows for the selection and/or input of key options for a particular virtual keyboard key using swipe gestures started from that particular key.
|Fabrication process of stepped circuit board|
A fabrication process of a stepped circuit board, comprises the following steps of: a) cutting a circuit board substrate, printing patterns on an inner layer thereof, performing etching, stepped groove grinding, washer milling, brownification and lamination processing on the inner layer, and then drilling holes on an outer layer thereof; b) depositing copper on the outer layer of the circuit board substrate with drilled holes, and then electroplating the entire circuit board substrate; c) performing pattern transfer; d) performing pattern copper plating on the circuit board substrate, and grinding the shape of a connecting piece (set) on the circuit board substrate, and then etching the outer layer; e) printing a solder mask and texts in a silk-screen manner; f) depositing nickel immersion gold on the entire substrate, then printing characters in a silk-screen manner; and g) testing and inspecting the electrical performance and appearance of a finished board.. .
|Techniques for input of a multi-character compound consonant or vowel and transliteration to another language using a touch computing device|
A technique is presented for fast input of multi-character compound consonants and vowels on a touch computing device. The technique provides for fast input of multi-character compound consonants and vowels by enabling a user to touch an initial character on a first layout of characters, then slide his/her finger in different directions and/or different distances according to a second layout of characters.
|Systems and methods for creating and using imbedded shortcodes and shortened physical and internet addresses|
Systems and methods are disclosed for creating and using imbedded shortcodes. An imbedded shortcode (isc) and shortcode may be uniquely associated with a full name that identifies an item of interest.
|Handheld electronic device and associated method enabling text input in a language employing non-roman characters|
A handheld device includes a plurality of input members, a first set of which each have a roman character assigned thereto, a least some of which have a first non-roman and a second non-roman character assigned thereto. In response to an actuation of a first one of the input members, a first one of the non-roman characters that is assigned to the first one of the input members is displayed.
|Electronic book production apparatus, electronic book system, electronic book production method, and non-transitory computer-readable medium|
An electronic book production apparatus includes; an image obtaining unit; a character area detecting unit; a character recognizing unit; a character position information obtaining unit; a reading-order determining unit which determines a reading order among the character areas in the page image based on positions of the character areas in the page image and continuity from a character to another character between the character areas in the page image; an electronic book data generating unit which generates electronic book data including character information indicating the recognized characters, the character position information indicating the position of each of the recognized characters in the page image, and order information about the characters or the character areas corresponding to the reading order among the character areas in the page image; and an electronic book data output unit which outputs the electronic book data generated by the electronic book data generating unit.. .
|System for controlling functions of a vehicle by speech|
A system for controlling functions of a vehicle by speech is disclosed. The system includes a mobile terminal of a network, speech processor for converting recorded speech into digital characters, and a vehicle-based interface.
|A multi-branched mannich base corrosion inhibitor and preparation method thereof|
The present invention relates to a multi-branched mannich base corrosion inhibitor and the method for preparing thereof. The method comprises (1) adding 3˜7 moles ketone and 3˜7 moles aldehyde to reaction kettle, adjusting ph to 2˜6 with acid, controlling temperature to 20˜50° c.
|Combination golf stroke counter and ball marker|
A combination golf stroke counter and ball marker is a disk-shaped apparatus having a counter disk base and a removable magnetic marker disk. The magnetic marker disk is held within the counter disk base by a securing magnet which is held within a central cylindrical magnet holder protrusion that extends upwards from a circular trough within the counter disk base.
|Apparatus permitting funded actions in a video game|
Processes and products according to embodiments of the invention include video games with the possibility to obtain funding, such as through venture capital or the issuance of private shares among player characters.. .
|Game providing apparatus and recording medium|
A game providing apparatus connected to a terminal device to be capable of having communication with the terminal device to provide a game in which a player selects a plurality of characters to participate in the game, includes a display image generation unit that synthesizes a plurality of character positioning areas at which a plurality of characters are to be positioned, respectively, and a plurality of characters positioned at the plurality of character positioning areas, respectively, to have the terminal device display the synthesized image; and a character selection unit that selects, when one of the characters is designated and a direction from the designated character having the designated character as a base point is designated by the terminal device, the designated character and the character positioned at the character positioning area that are in the designated direction, as a combination of characters to actually participate in the battle.. .
|Game device, game control method, and storage medium storing a program|
A game device includes a first setting unit, a lottery unit, a decision unit, and a determination unit. The first setting unit sets a first character for a first player and a second character different from the first character, both belonging to a first group.
|Interactive computer system for instructor-student teaching and assessment of preschool children|
A computer system contains and displays a cartoon-like story with a plurality of displayed components (such as cartoon characters, play items, etc.) recognizable by a preschool student on a first portion of the display screen along with an accompanying voice message on the speaker. Written instructions for teachers to follow in a personal one-to-one interaction with one or more students are displayed on a second portion of the display screen.
|Speed reading book for learning chinese characters|
Provided is a speed reading book for learning chinese characters, which enables students to learn various chinese characters while receiving speed reading training by writing figures in chinese characters, the speed reading book including: study pages that include: a training element for the enlargement of a perceptible visual field; and an element for utilizing chinese radicals. According to the speed reading book for learning chinese characters of the invention described herein, since the students may repetitively perform training for seeing a chinese radical which is the basis for studying chinese and relevant chinese characters whose radical is a chinese radical in a lump, the students can have an enlarged visual perception field, can strengthen their concentration and reading ability, and can remember the chinese characters for a long time because the chinese radicals of the relevant chinese characters are acquired as images through repetitive studying..
|Image processing apparatus and image processing method|
An image processing apparatus includes an image data acquiring portion, an image determining portion, and an image data converting portion. The image data acquiring portion is configured to acquire first image data representing a color image.
|Image inspection system and image inspection method|
There is provided an image inspection system. An image reading unit reads a formed image which is formed on a recording medium based on original image data to generate read image data.
|Apparatus and method for recognizing stamped character and system for detecting stamped depth of character using the same|
An apparatus and a method recognizes stamped characters, detects stamped depths of characters using the same, and/or accurately recognizes characters even when an image distortion occurs at stamped portion due to different stamped depths of characters.. .
|Computer readable medium having program recorded therein, information processing apparatus, information processing method, and information processing system|
An example apparatus, which includes a predetermined input device for outputting operational data indicating operational inputs entered by a player and a display unit that displays predetermined characters in a virtual space, moves a first character in the virtual space based on the operational data, moves a second character in the virtual space based on automatic operating data which is a set of operational data for continuously moving a character, determines whether the first character satisfies a predetermined condition or not, and moves the second character from a state in which the second character satisfies the predetermined condition based on the automatic operating data in response to the first character satisfying the predetermined condition.. .
|Pressure regulator for shock absorber valve|
The invention relates to a pressure regulator in a shock absorber valve. The pressure regulator comprises an axially movable first valve part and a first seat, which are arranged in a valve housing in such a way that an adjustable flow opening is created between the parts.
|Apparatus and methods for obtaining a password hint|
A method and apparatus for obtaining a password hint is disclosed. In some embodiments, the method includes: receiving a spatial pattern from a user; obtaining a password comprising a plurality of characters; obtaining a password hint comprising an arrangement of characters, wherein the arrangement of characters includes the plurality of characters of the password and additional characters, and the plurality of characters of the password are located within the arrangement of characters according to the received spatial pattern.
|Portable terminal device, non-transitory storage medium and method for suppressing implementation|
A cellular phone includes a display surface, a touch sensor configured to accept an input with respect to the display surface and a cpu. The cpu displays a keyboard for inputting characters, an input text and a send button for executing a function for sending the input text as a message on the display surface.
|Dynamic modification of navigation maps|
Objects in a virtual space may be non-traversable such that traversal by characters of the virtual space through such objects is not permitted by the physics of the virtual space. Objects may be relocated during interactive gameplay.
|Method and device for acquiring structured information in layout file|
The present application discloses a method and an apparatus for obtaining structured information in a fixed layout document to improve the structuring speed for information management of a fixed layout document. The method may comprise: determining initial page number information corresponding to current directory entry of the document; segmenting first article content of a page corresponding to the initial page number information into at least one structured-characters-block; searching in each structured-characters-block for a first structured-characters-block which matches with name strings of the current directory entry, and obtaining first position information about where the first structured-characters-block is located in the first article content; and obtaining initial position information of the current directory entry and end position information of the previous directory entry based on the first position information..
|Fast search in a music sharing environment|
A method, apparatus and system of method and system of directory sharing and management in a group communication environment is disclosed. In one embodiment, a method of a fast-search server includes processing a character of a query of music data, referencing the character with a reverse index of a music database, determining that the character matches a data record of the music database using the reverse index and returning the data record of the music database prior to receiving all characters of the query of music data from a user.
|Methods of generating gaming characters using physiological and/or environmental information|
A method of generating a character for use within a game includes collecting physiological information from a subject over a period of time via a monitor worn by the subject, collecting environmental information from a vicinity of the subject over the period of time via the monitor, generating a health assessment of the subject based on the physiological and environmental information, and creating a gaming character for the subject using the physiological information, the environmental information, and the health assessment. The physiological information includes at least one of breathing rate, muscle tension, neurological activity, brain wave intensity and activity, core body temperature, pulse rate, and blood pressure.
|Unlocking content in a virtual environment|
Content in a virtual environment may be unlocked based on an aggregated trust level. More specifically, trust levels of a user with individual ones of non-user characters in the virtual environment may be tracked.
|System and method for visual message communication|
The present disclosure generally relates to broadcasting and telecommunication and, more particularly, to broadcasting of text and visual messages over a geographical area. In one embodiment, a visual information broadcaster is disclosed, comprising: a hardware processor; and a memory coupled to the processor, wherein the memory comprises a plurality of modules capable of being executed by the processor to perform operations, and wherein the plurality of modules comprises: a receiving module configured to receive a first input comprising a string of characters selected from a text, an image, or a combination thereof, a transforming module configured to transform the first input into a first image having at least two dimensions; an encoder module configured to convert the first image into a one-dimensional signal waveform; and a modulator module configured to modulate the one-dimensional signal waveform for transmission via a modulated one-dimensional signal waveform..
|System and method of determining building numbers|
A system and method is provided for automatically recognizing building numbers in street level images. In one aspect, a processor selects a street level image that is likely to be near an address of interest.
|Method and apparatus to display the time of day as a mathematical expression|
A method of showing the time of day by displaying a mathematical expression. A display capable of showing numbers, letters, and other characters is used.
|Method for inputting characters and apparatus for the same|
A method performed in an apparatus based on touch screen may comprise grouping korean consonants into at least one consonant-group and korean vowels into at least one vowel-group and determining a delegate consonant for each of the at least one consonant-group and a delegate vowel for each of the at least one vowel-group; allocating the delegate consonant and the delegate vowel to independent keys in a predetermined order, and displaying the keys; and displaying at least one key corresponding to at least one family consonant belonging to a same group with the delegate consonant to a key selected among the displayed keys. Therefore, all korean consonants and vowels can be inputted by using a restricted number of keys, and inputted quickly and easily without any learning or training..
|Method and system for fingerline (phalange) mapping to an input device of a computing device|
A method and system for mapping characters of an input device of a computing device to fingerline positions of a user. The method includes embedding at least one character corresponding to the input device of the computing device to a fingerline position, the method also includes registering a character corresponding to the input device of the computing device using a designated registration fingerline position, wherein the designated registration fingerline position does not have any characters embedded thereto..
|Secure keyless entry system|
A secure keyless entry system integrates into an existing motorized garage door opening system to replace the one button transmitters typically placed in a vehicle. The one button transmitters are replaced with remote modules having alpha numeric key pads.
|Systems and methods for tokenizing user-generated content to enable the prevention of attacks|
The present invention relates to systems and methods for the tokenization of user-generated content in order to prevent attacks on the user-generated content. The systems and methods initially pre-process the user-generated content string utilizing a secondary input of target language.
|Registration of a security token|
Methods, systems, and computer-readable media are provided. In some embodiments, a first computing system receives a credential from a browser on a second computing system, determines whether the credential is valid, generates a string of numeric characters, associates the string of numeric characters with the credential, and sends the string of numeric characters to the second computing system.
|System and method for predictive text input|
A method for an electronic device having a display, including, displaying, on the display, a first virtual keyboard including a set of keys, wherein each key of the set of keys is associated with one or more characters, receiving an input reflecting selection of one or more keys of the set of keys, determining, based on the selection, one or more subsequent candidate input characters and one or more word predictions corresponding to the one or more subsequent candidate input characters, displaying, on the display, a second virtual keyboard including a second set of keys, wherein the second set of keys comprises one or more keys associated with the one or more word predictions positioned based, at least in part, on the one or more subsequent candidate input characters. An electronic device including a display, a memory, and a processor, the processor being configured to execute the method..
|Method and apparatus for word prediction selection|
Methods and apparatuses are provided for improving word prediction candidate selection in an electronic device. Input of one or more characters is received via a capacitive physical keyboard.
|Animated character conversation generator|
An animated character conversation generator configured to enable a user to rapidly generate and edit multimedia presentations having animated characters that move in time based on predefined expressions in synchronization with recorded audio and without requiring any rendering at the time of generating the presentation, in order to create a conversation between at least two animated characters. Embodiments enable rapid upload to video, movie, file sharing and social network sites or any other remote location for viewing by other users..
|Device, method, and graphical user interface for generating haptic feedback for user interface elements|
An electronic device in communication with a haptic feedback device that includes a touch-sensitive surface sends instructions to the haptic display to display a document with multiple characters. A respective character is displayed at a respective character size.
|Apparatus and method for case conversion|
An apparatus and a method of changing a character in a terminal, capable of conveniently changing a capital letter and a small letter of an input word, includes a controller that, whenever a change key is entered after a specific word is selected in an input mode, is configured to sequentially perform a change in a first character among characters of the specific word to a capital letter or a small letter, a change in entire characters of the specific word to capital letters, and a change of the entire characters of the specific word to small letters.. .
|Supporting font character kerning|
A system includes a computing device that includes a memory configured to store instructions. The computing device also includes a processor to execute the instructions to perform operations that include receiving information that identifies an asset presenter being executed by a computing device.
|Management server, management system, and management method|
It is provided a management server is configured to store an access log including a monitoring subject id, or a monitoring item id when a request for outputting a historical data is inputted, an incident data including a time, a monitoring subject id, or a monitoring item id when an incident indicating a failure in the each of the devices; associate the incident data with the access log; update data included in the access log to a string of characters abstracted; generate an abstract access log; identify first abstract access log from the generated abstract access log based on the first incident data when a value indicating first incident data is inputted; identify a condition for the historical data to be outputted based on the first abstract access log and the first incident data; and output the identified condition for the historical data.. .
|Method and device for posting microblog message|
Described are a method and a device for posting a microblog message. The method includes: acquiring text content input by a user in a microblog text box; monitoring a posting operating instruction for the text content; calculating the number of the characters of the text content; determining whether the number of the characters of the text contents exceeds a preset-threshold; if the number of the characters of the text content exceeds the preset threshold, converting the text content into a format of messages according to a user selection from a plurality of format settings, and posting the format of the messages as a microblog message, or splitting the text content into multiple microblog message being less than the preset threshold; and if the number of the characters of the text content does not exceed the preset threshold, directly posting the text content as the microblog message..
|Inexact search acceleration|
A system and method are disclosed for inexact search acceleration using reference data. A representative system includes one or more memory circuits storing a plurality of queries and a fm-index of the reference data; and one or more fpgas configured to select a query; select a substring of the selected query; read a section of the fm-index and calculate a plurality of suffix array intervals for the substring with a corresponding plurality of prepended characters in a first or next position; read a first or next character in the first or next position of the query and select a suffix array interval for the read first character; determine whether the suffix array interval is valid and whether a beginning of the query has been reached; returning a first search result when the suffix array interval is valid and the beginning of the query has been reached; and returning a second search result that no match of the query with the reference data was found when the suffix array interval is not valid..
|Similarity determination between anonymized data items|
A method of determining a similarity between records in a data set is provided. Data organized into a plurality of records is received.
|Secure matching supporting fuzzy data|
Provided are techniques for secure matching supporting fuzzy data. A first bloom filter for a first data element is retrieved, wherein each of the characters in the data element has been encrypted with a beginning offset position of the character and encrypted with an end offset position of the character to produce two encrypted values that are added to the first bloom filter.
|Autosuggestions based on user history|
Methods, systems, and computer-readable media for recommending completions for partial strings while a user is typing in characters of the partial strings are provided. A search engine executed by a server receives the partial string.
|Media content discovery and character organization techniques|
Techniques for recommending media are described. A character preference function comprising a plurality of preference coefficients is accessed.
|Similarity determination between anonymized data items|
A method of determining a similarity between records in a data set is provided. Data organized into a plurality of records is received.
|Scoring of interrelated message elements|
A structured collection of message elements comprising message elements and oriented child-parent links each connecting a message element to a parent message element is provided. Each message element comprises a message content and metadata including an author identity and a timestamp.
|Search intent preview, disambiguation, and refinement|
Systems, methods, computer storage media, and user interfaces are provided for non-committal intent preview, disambiguation, and refinement of a search. A search prefix comprising one or more characters associated with an unexecuted search query is received.