|| List of recent Characters-related patents
|Verification of serialization codes|
An example apparatus may include a processor and a memory device including computer program code. The memory device and the computer program code may, with the processor, cause the apparatus to provide modified serialization codes for a first entity in a serialization flow to replace existing serialization codes for the first entity.
|Method and apparatus for content-aware and adaptive deduplication|
A method, a system, an apparatus, and a computer readable medium for transmission of data across a network are disclosed. The method includes receiving a data stream, analyzing the received data stream to determine a starting location and an ending location of each zone within the received data stream, based on the starting and ending locations, generating a zone stamp identifying the zone, the zone stamp includes a sequence of contiguous characters representing at least a portion of data in the zone, wherein the order of characters in the zone stamp corresponds to the order of data in the zone, comparing the zone stamp with another zone stamp of another zone in any data stream received, determining whether the zone is substantially similar to another zone by detecting that the zone stamp is substantially similar to another zone stamp, delta-compressing zones within any data stream received that have been determined to have substantially similar zone stamps, thereby deduplicating zones having substantially similar zone stamps within any data stream received, and transmitting the deduplicated zones across the network from one storage location to another storage location..
|Server device, and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium storing game program|
A server device according to the present invention is connected with a player terminal that displays a game screen through a network, and to execute a battle game played by a player using a plurality of characters. The server device includes: a storage unit configured to store the plurality of characters to be arranged in the character arrangement area; a special area selection unit configured to select a special area to be highlighted on a game screen; a character arrangement unit configured to arrange a character selected from the plurality of characters to be arranged in the character arrangement area in the highlighted special area; and a battle processing unit configured to control attack processing in which the character arranged in the special area performs an attack and attack processing in which a character arranged in an area other than the special area performs an attack to be different..
|Third party control over virtual world characters|
A method and system provides arrangements creating a relationship between a real-world entity and a virtual world environment. A participant or player can participate in various virtual world experiences including activities, settings, events, purchases, sales and diverse transactions to acquire virtual products, virtual services, and/or virtual items of value.
|Digitial multilingual word building game|
The word building games system, apparatus, carrier, method, and process provides a plurality of characters comprising at least a first language and a second or different language. The characters of the first language and the characters of the second or different language are used non-simultaneously.
|Identifying matching canonical documents consistent with visual query structural information|
A server system receives a visual query from a client system, performs optical character recognition (ocr) on the visual query to produce text recognition data representing textual characters, including a plurality of textual characters in a contiguous region of the visual query. The server system also produces structural information associated with the textual characters in the visual query.
|Methods of clustering computational event logs|
Methods are presented suitable for clustering computational event logs (2) including a method for calculating a metric distance between characters of different event messages (4) by comparing both characters to a comparative set of characters. Methods are presented for calculating a metric distance between two event messages (4) comprising determining character metric distances between characters in the compared words and word metric distances between the words in the compared events (4), methods are presented for creating an area (8) in metric space corresponding to a new cluster (6) when a further event message (26) is found in an overlap region (24) of existing clusters (6, 8).
|Systems and methods for matching face shapes|
Systems for matching face shapes may include a computer-readable non-transitory storage medium and an executing hardware unit. The storage medium may include a set of instructions for target object shape matching.
|System and method for reading a two-dimensional array code|
The present invention relates to a system and method for reading a two-dimensional array code. The two-dimensional array code comprises a plurality of equal-height code characters arranged into a two-dimensional array, wherein each of the code characters corresponds to a bit group representing information, and the adjacent code characters in the row direction of the two-dimensional array have equal center distances; and a locating mechanism, for defining size and/or direction of the two-dimensional array arranged by the code characters.
|Controllable on-off method for fish reproduction|
The invention discloses a method for controlling fish reproduction, the method comprises the following steps of: a, constructing a recombinant gene cmv-egfp-sv40-cmv-ga14-sv40 and establishing a gal4 transgenic zebrafish line; b, constructing a recombinant gene cmv-rfp-sv40-uas-antisense dnd and establishing a uas-antisensednd transgenic zebrafish line; and c, hybridizing by taking homozygous transgenic fish of the two lines as parents, and the hybrid generation fish was sterility. The method of the present invention takes a strategy that two fertilizable lines hybridized but hybrid generation is sterility, establishing a novel method with a universal meaning for controlling fish fertility; the method solves the contradiction of the reproductively sterility of fish and the hereditability of characters in a reproduction operation research and can be effectively applied to cultivation of new fish specie and population control..
|Method for entering a personal identification code in a device|
The present invention relates to method (m) for entering a personal identification code composed of characters in a device comprising a user graphical interface. Said method is characterized in that it comprises the steps of: —displaying a plurality of reference elements on the device's user graphical interface; —displaying a plurality of characters on the device's user graphical interface; —indicating, by means of an audio canal of the device, a reference element to be used for setting a personal identification code's character in correspondence with said reference element; and —capturing said personal identification code's character which has been positioned by means of said user graphical interface to correspond with said reference element..
|Apparatus and method for generating message in portable terminal|
An apparatus and a method for generating a message in a portable terminal are provided. The method includes displaying a touch area and a character area in a message display area such that the touch area and the character area intersect each other, and displaying different types of a plurality of characters on a first character area and a second character area based on an overlapping area where the touch area and the character area intersect each other..
|Methods, systems, and media for guiding user reading on a screen|
In some embodiments, a method for guiding user reading on a screen is provided, the method comprising: determining a reading speed of a user; receiving a selection of a document having an original layout to be read; setting a reading speed for the document; formatting the selected document for presentation to the user on a screen; presenting the formatted document using the original document layout; dividing text in the formatted document into blocks that include a plurality of words; reformatting the blocks based on the layout of the formatted document and punctuation of the document to include at least one word, such that each reformatted block includes less than a predetermined number of characters and the at least one word of the reformatted block is on a single line in the text of the document; and presenting guidance to the user within the formatted document at the set reading speed.. .
|Automatic prompt detection for universal device support|
Embodiments provide systems, methods, and computer program products for network management application to automatically determine a session prompt for a network device and perform error handling. After logging in to a network device, the network management application records the first session prompt response.
|Text entry using game controller|
Method and system for efficient character entry using a game controller. A computer implemented method allows a user to select any character in a subsection of a virtual input array by interacting with a single physical key on the game controller.
|Method and a system for a multidimensional game|
A method, a system and a computer program for a feature game of a multidimensional grid to be used together with a base game. A player may play an initial base game and elect to play the feature game.
|Recognition of numerical characters in digital images|
Recognition of numerical characters is disclosed, including: extracting a subimage from a received image comprising information pertaining to a plurality of numerical characters, wherein the extracted subimage is associated with one of the plurality of numerical characters; and performing recognition based at least in part on a set of topological information associated with the subimage, including: processing the subimage to obtain the set of topological information associated with the subimage; comparing the set of topological information associated with the subimage with a preset set of stored topological information; determining that in the event that the set of topological information associated with the subimage matches the preset set of stored topological information, the subimage is associated with a recognized numerical character associated with the preset set of stored topological information.. .
|Computer input device|
A computer input method is disclosed which comprises detecting key press by a keyboard having a plurality of permanent keys for entering commands and characters into the computer, detecting touch on a surface area of the plurality of permanent keys, performing a primary click when the surface area of the plurality of permanent keys being touched at only one location and a touched key being pressed down for a duration shorter than a predetermined time, and performing a secondary click when the surface area of the plurality of permanent keys being touched at only one location and a touched key being pressed down for a duration longer than a predetermined time.. .
|Computer input device|
A computer input method is disclosed which comprises detecting key press by a keyboard having a plurality of permanent keys for entering commands and characters into the computer, a surface area of the plurality of permanent keys having a designated region, detecting touch on the surface area of the plurality of permanent keys, entering into a cursor positioning mode when only one first touch on the surface of the plurality of permanent keys being detected while the key touched by the first touch not being pressed and the first touch being located outside the designated region, entering into a scroll-and-zoom mode when only one second touch on the surface of the plurality of permanent keys being detected while the key touched by the second touch not being pressed and the second touch being located inside the designated region and in a move, and entering into a keyboard mode when two or more simultaneously touched locations on the surface area of the plurality of permanent keys being detected.. .
|Shaped abrasive particle and method of forming same|
A method of forming a mixture including a ceramic material into a sheet, sectioning at least a portion of the sheet using a mechanical object and forming at least one shaped abrasive particle from the sheet, such that the at least one shaped abrasive particle can have a two-dimensional shape as viewed in a plane defined by a length and a width of the shaped abrasive particle selected from the group consisting of polygons, ellipsoids, numerals, greek alphabet characters, latin alphabet characters, russian alphabet characters, complex shapes having a combination of polygonal shapes, and a combination thereof.. .
|Device, system and method for processing character data|
A method is described. The method comprising the steps of receiving character data from the remote device following a selection of character data for application to a target; and determining, based on one or more characters in the character data, one or more components executable on the processor for supplying the character data thereto.
|Device, system and method for processing character data|
A method is described. The method comprising: receiving character data from the remote device in response to a user applying the character data to a displayed target; and supplying the character data to one of a plurality of components executable on a processor of a device based on one or more characters in the character data.
|Variable search query vertical access|
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving from a user of an online social network a search query input comprising a character string having a number of characters; accessing one or more verticals that each store objects associated with the online social network, where if the number of characters is less than or equal to a threshold number, then accessing a first set of verticals, and if the number of characters is greater than the threshold number, then accessing the first set of verticals and a second set of verticals; searching each accessed vertical to identify one or more objects associated with the vertical that substantially match the character string; and sending to the user references to the identified objects.. .
|Internet accessing method and device, mobile terminal and storage medium|
The invention discloses an internet accessing method and device, a mobile terminal and a storage medium, and the method comprises: shooting and obtaining an image showing target characters; recognizing and obtaining contents of the target characters shown in the image; an accessing the internet according to the contents of the target characters. In the present invention, the image showing the target characters is obtained through shooting/scanning by the terminal device, and the contents of the target characters can be recognized from the image based on the text recognition technologies, so that the internet can be automatically accessed according to the obtained contents of the target characters.
|Method and apparatus for audio playing|
A method and apparatus for audio playing is provided. The method includes receiving an audio conversion request carrying a first text identifier, and obtaining a first electronic text corresponding to the first text identifier; obtaining the audio data corresponding to the characters in the first electronic text according to a correspondence between characters and audio data which is stored in advance; and playing the audio data in the order of corresponding characters in the first electronic text.
|Apparatus and method for securing confidential information of printed document in cloud computing environment|
The present invention provides a client terminal for receiving a cloud computing service from a cloud server that provides the cloud computing service. The client terminal includes a character string information extractor configured to extract character string information from document data requested to print in a printer that is connected to the client terminal, a confidential information detector configured to detect confidential information from the extracted character string information and a controller configured to prohibit printing of the document data including the character string of the detected confidential information or to mask at least one or more characters of the character string of the detected confidential information, with predetermined specific characters..
|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.