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Characters-related patent applications - as published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).


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NEW Methods and systems for displaying a countdown alert for children
Rovi Guides, Inc.
June 22, 2017 - N°20170180808

Methods and systems are disclosed herein for creating countdown animations. The countdown animations may alert children that they are approaching their viewing limits, wherein the viewing limits are set by parents and/or guardians. A method may include generating a countdown of an amount of time remaining in a user selected period of time for accessing media content. The method ...
NEW Multi-factor user authentication based on user credentials and entry timing
Ca, Inc.
June 22, 2017 - N°20170180345

A method of performing operations on an account server processor includes receiving authentication query messaging through a network interface from a user terminal. The authentication query messaging contains an account identifier and a credential string of characters. An elapsed time associated with the user entering characters of the credential string through a user interface of the user terminal is determined ...
NEW Offline prompts of online social network mentions
Salesforce.com, Inc.
June 22, 2017 - N°20170180295

A system, method and apparatus for executing scripts to provide offline prompts in a social networking application are provided. A social networking application operating on a mobile device in an offline mode receives an input comprising a sequence of characters from a user of the mobile device. The social networking application executes a script that was received by the mobile ...
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NEW Image-based deformation of simulated characters of varied topology
Electronic Arts Inc.
June 22, 2017 - N°20170178381

A graphical asset associated with a simulated character of a video game is received. A first image and a second image associated with the simulated character are subsequently received, the first image comprising graphical displacement mapping information for a first topology of image deformation and the second image comprising graphical displacement mapping information for a second topology of deformation. A ...
NEW Systems and methods for tracking changes to and identifying layers of intergrated circuit devices
Silicon Laboratories Inc.
June 22, 2017 - N°20170177775

Systems and methods are provided that may be implemented to identify and track layer changes of an integrated circuit (ic) device, e. G., during any one of circuit design, pattern generation, device fabrication and/or chip failure analysis processes. Multiple revisions and variants of different ic layers may be identified and tracked using a tracking system and standardized labeling scheme ...
NEW Method for writing a foreign language in a pseudo language phonetically resembling native language of ...
Verisign, Inc.
June 22, 2017 - N°20170177569

Provided is a method, device, and computer-readable medium for converting a string of characters in a first language into a phonetic representation of a second language using a first data structure that maps graphemes in the first language to one or more universal phonetic representations based on an international phonetic alphabet, wherein the first data structure comprises a plurality of ...
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NEW Construction of a phonetic representation of a generated string of characters
Verisign, Inc.
June 22, 2017 - N°20170177551

Provided are methods, devices, and computer-readable media for generating a string of characters based on a set of rules; parsing the string of characters into string of graphemes; determining one or more phonetic representations for one or more graphemes in the string of graphemes based on a first data structure; determining at least one grapheme representation for one or more ...
NEW Construction of phonetic representation of a string of characters
Verisign, Inc.
June 22, 2017 - N°20170177550

Provided are methods, devices, and computer-readable media for accessing a string of characters; parsing the string of characters into string of graphemes; determining one or more phonetic representations for one or more graphemes in the string of graphemes based on a first data structure; determining at least one grapheme representation for one or more of the one or more phonetic ...
NEW Sign display apparatus and method for vehicle
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
June 22, 2017 - N°20170174132

Sign information of a traffic sign or a road marking ahead of a vehicle is detected. When two or more kinds of sign information having overlapping effective sections are detected or when the sign information contains textural information including a predetermined or more number of characters, simplified information obtained by simplifying the sign information is displayed on an mid in ...
NEW System and method for visualizing synthetic objects within real-world video clip
Paofit Holdings Pte. Ltd.
June 22, 2017 - N°20170173472

Embodiments of the present invention provide a system and a method for visualizing synthetic objects within a real-world video clip. The embodiments allow interactive, synthetic objects or characters to appear as if they are “embedded” inside or form part of a video clip. These objects move independently of the environment within the video clip and are ...
NEW Data exchange system, information processing apparatus, storage medium and data exchange method
Nintendo Co., Ltd.
June 22, 2017 - N°20170173462

A non-limiting example communication game system comprises at least two game apparatuses, and the two game apparatuses communicate with each other directly or via an internet according to instructions of a player. At this time, one of the two game apparatuses functions as a parent apparatus and the other of the two game apparatuses functions as a child apparatus. If ...
Reassembly free deep packet inspection for peer to peer networks
Dell Software Inc.
June 15, 2017 - N°20170171222

The present disclosure relates to a system, a method, and a non-transitory computer readable storage medium for deep packet inspection scanning at an application layer of a computer. A method of the presently claimed invention may scan pieces of data received out of order without reassembly at an application layer from a first input state generating one or more output ...
Preserving special characters in an encoded identifier
Instart Logic, Inc.
June 15, 2017 - N°20170171168

A resource identifier to be encoded is detected. One or more special characters in the detected resource identifier are identified. The detected resource identifier is encoded at least in part by preserving the identified one or more special characters in a resulting encoded resource identifier corresponding to the detected resource identifier. The encoded resource identifier is utilized in place of ...
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Controller and system for voice generation based on characters
Yamaha Corporation
June 15, 2017 - N°20170169806

A voice generation device (10b) is configured to generate a voice corresponding to one or a plurality of characters designated in a pre-defined character string. A controller (10a) for the voice generation device is provided with a character selector (60a) configured to be operable by a user to designate the one or a plurality of characters in the character string, ...
Dynamically mapping zones
International Business Machines Corporation
June 15, 2017 - N°20170169077

Provided are techniques for dynamically mapping zones. For a file and a field, while receiving text characters, possible terms for the text characters are provided by querying an index. In response to receiving selection of a possible term from the possible terms, each occurrence and position of the selected term in the file is determined. In response to selection of ...
Replacement text for textual content to be printed
Hewlett- Packard Development Company, L.p.
June 15, 2017 - N°20170168998

Examples disclosed herein relate to replacement text for textual content to be printed. Examples include a covert version of a document including textual content to be printed, the covert version including replacement text having, for each character of a plurality of first characters of the textual content, a corresponding second character having a different semantic meaning than the first character. ...
Printing method and printing apparatus
Seiko Epson Corporation
June 15, 2017 - N°20170165991

A printing method for printing sign information constituted by characters and/or marks on a medium includes a test printing process of printing a plurality of test patters whose ink amounts are mutually different on the medium, a selection receiving process of receiving a selection of legible one test pattern among the plurality of test patterns having been printed on ...
Real-time detection of periodic breathing
Resmed Limited
June 15, 2017 - N°20170164906

A method for a device detects periodic breathing in a patient. The method may include receiving a series of event intervals bounded by apnea or hypopnea events detected in respiration of the patient, and processing, upon closure of an event interval, the event interval to determine a character of the event interval, such as any of: probably a periodic breathing ...
Image reader and image forming apparatus determining direction of document to be read
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.
June 08, 2017 - N°20170163828

An image forming apparatus includes: a document reading section; a character detection section detecting, based on image data of a document obtained through reading by the document reading section, characters included in an image formed on the document; a character concentration detection section detecting concentration of the characters detected by the character detection section; a character direction detection section detecting ...
Authentication system
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.
June 08, 2017 - N°20170163638

The invention relates to an authentication system, comprising a security element (1) having a changing or changeable surface (6), structure, volume, composition, or sequence of characters, an assignment means, which assigns the security element (1) to a person, an object, a medium, or a group of these, a local or central memory device for storing security feature, an interrogator for retrieving a current ...
Using timing of character input to verify password
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.
June 08, 2017 - N°20170163625

A multi-dimensional approach can be used to verify a password. In addition to requiring the input of the correct password, the timing at which the characters of the password are input can be determined and compared to stored timing values. Even if the correct password is input, authentication can still fail if the characters of the password are not input ...
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