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


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Nearsighted camera object detection
Sage Software, Inc.
December 07, 2017 - N°20170352170

A system and process of nearsighted (myopia) camera object detection involves detecting the objects through edge detection and outlining or thickening them with a heavy border. Thickening may include making the object bold in the case of text characters. The bold characters are then much more apparent and heavier weighted than the background. Thresholding operations are then applied (usually multiple ...
Inexact search acceleration
Micron Technology, Inc.
December 07, 2017 - N°20170351780

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 ...
Storage medium storing game program, game processing method, and information processing apparatus
Gree, Inc.
December 07, 2017 - N°20170348600

A non-transitory computer readable recording medium stores game program code instructions for a game in which a first user and a second user do battle, and when the game program code instructions are executed by a computer, the game program code instructions cause the computer to perform a data storage function of storing a first panel data that includes a ...
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Using a probability-based model to detect random content in a protocol field associated with network ...
Juniper Networks, Inc.
November 30, 2017 - N°20170346827

A device may receive network traffic. The device may identify candidate text included in a protocol field associated with the network traffic. The device may identify a set of candidate strings included in the candidate text. The device may identify a set of characters that precedes or follows a candidate string, of the set of candidate strings, in the candidate ...
Electronic system and method for martial arts movement-based language character symbolization and education
Juniper Networks, Inc.
November 30, 2017 - N°20170345335

A novel electronic language education system device is configured to define, instruct, analyze, and evaluate martial arts movements as characters of a particular language. In one embodiment, the novel electronic language education system includes a martial arts movement linguistic symbolization module and a martial arts movement-to-language character evaluation module that are executed on a cpu and a memory unit of ...
Configuring a virtual companion
The Affinity Project, Inc.
November 30, 2017 - N°20170345324

A service may be provided that allows interacting users to interact with characters presented by devices of the interacting users. The operation of the character presented to an interacting user may be customized for that interacting user. For example, a first controlling user may specify first information for configuring or controlling the operation of the character when the character is ...
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Detecting keylogging
Juniper Networks, Inc.
November 30, 2017 - N°20170344744

A device may detect or emulate a sequence of keystrokes to be used to detect a keystroke logger application. The device may determine a sequence of characters associated with the sequence of keystrokes. The sequence of characters may correspond to the sequence of keystrokes or a portion of the sequence of keystrokes. The device may search a memory for the ...
Providing automatic case suggestion
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc
November 30, 2017 - N°20170344531

Techniques may be provided for automatic case suggestion. In some examples, a text processing engine may detect an initial typing of a word on a textual user interface, detect a case of a first character of the word as uppercase, and determine a first suggestion. The first suggestion may include remaining characters of the word being lowercase. The first suggestion ...
Information processing device and input character conversion method
Lenovo (singapore) Pte. Ltd.
November 30, 2017 - N°20170344528

The present invention performs inputting of characters for which numerical value calculations and so forth are requested in advance. When an event character string has been input by an input unit and it has been decided that a specific character is included in the character string, a laptop pc extracts the character string that includes the specific character as a ...
Touchscreen keyboard providing word predictions at locations in association with candidate letters
Blackberry Limited
November 30, 2017 - N°20170344128

A method for providing a virtual keyboard displayed on a display with visual cues is provided. The method includes: receiving an input of a character from the virtual keyboard; displaying one or more sets of predicted input characters in a prediction bar displayed on the display, wherein each set of predicted input characters is located within the prediction bar at ...
Method of marking laminated jewelry
Blackberry Limited
November 30, 2017 - N°20170341461

A method to permanently mark an item of laminated jewelry involves creating a laminate of two metals, and upper layer typically formed of a more precious metal such as gold, platinum or palladium that do not readily oxidize laminated onto the surface of a less precious metal, such as silver, which can be oxidized to create a dark color (e. ...
Method of identifying and tracing gems by marking jewelry bearing or supporting the gems and ...
Blackberry Limited
November 30, 2017 - N°20170341184

A method to permanently mark an item of plated jewelry involves creating a laminate of two metals, and upper layer typically formed of a more precious metal such as gold, platinum and palladium that do not readily oxidize laminated onto the surface of a less precious metal, such as silver, which is oxidized to create a dark color (e. G. ...
Terminal device, information processing system performing game processing, and information processing device
Kabushiki Kaisha Sega Games Doing Business As Sega Games Co., Ltd.
November 30, 2017 - N°20170340967

A terminal device includes a memory that stores, characters in a game, a plurality of slots into which action reservations for the characters are to be registered, an action sequence for each of the slots, and effects, a display, a receiver that receives a request of an action reservation for a first character, and a processor that outputs, to the ...
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Semiconductor device and method of manufacture
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
November 23, 2017 - N°20170338185

A device comprising a semiconductor device, a conductive via laterally separated from the semiconductor, an encapsulant between the semiconductor device and the conductive via, and a mark. The mark is formed from characters that are either cross-free characters or else have a overlap count of less than two. In another embodiment the mark is formed using a wobble scan methodology. ...
Variable glyph encoding
Blackberry Limited
November 23, 2017 - N°20170337902

A system and method for graphically encoding text. A textual data set comprising a plurality of encoded text characters that corresponding to at least one text character to be visually rendered is received. Based on the textual data set, a drawing instruction set is determined that has a respective drawing instruction to draw at least part of a glyph of ...
Systems and methods for using an avatar to market a product
Blackberry Limited
November 23, 2017 - N°20170337747

Example implementations allow for augmented reality elements to be overlaid within user captured images and/or video, where the augmented reality elements may include marketing or branding messages as a part of the virtual elements. In some embodiments, the virtual elements, and the marketing or branding messages, may include one or more celebrities, sports figures, other famous figures, and/or ...
Charging and discharging scheduling method for electric vehicles in microgrid under time-of-use price
Hefei University Of Technology
November 23, 2017 - N°20170337646

A charging and discharging scheduling method for electric vehicles in microgrid under time-of-use price includes: determining the system structure of the microgrid and the characters of each unit; establishing the optimal scheduling objective function of the microgrid considering the depreciation cost of the electric vehicle (ev) battery under time-of-use price; determining the constraints of each distributed generator and ev battery, ...
Certification pattern determination method and payment method using same
Hefei University Of Technology
November 23, 2017 - N°20170337551

A certification pattern storage method according to the present invention comprises: (1) a first step of receiving, by a user terminal, an image including a random number table which is encoded into a one-time key generated on the basis of first information and sent by a server; (2) a second step of generating, by the user terminal, the one-time key on the ...
Location based optical character recognition (ocr)
Hefei University Of Technology
November 23, 2017 - N°20170337443

A method of adapting an optical character recognition (ocr) process, comprising: capturing an image of a text presenting object by an imaging sensor of a mobile device; sending the image and a location of the mobile device to a main server; selecting a reference model from a plurality of reference models according to the location of the mobile device, each ...
Misaligned annotation processing
International Business Machines Corporation
November 23, 2017 - N°20170337167

Aspects of processing misaligned annotations include receiving a tokenized document and offset annotation file at a processor. The tokenized document includes a source document and corresponding tokens resulting from a low-level segmentation process. Annotations from the annotation file are applied, in conjunction with tokenization rules, to the source document, and a misalignment responsive to the applying is determined. If the ...
Interface, character input guide method, and program
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
November 23, 2017 - N°20170336965

An interface performs a flick operation with a button selected from buttons of representative characters for each of the syllabic lines of the japanese syllabary that are array-displayed on a touch panel so as to specify any one of japanese characters assigned to the representative character in advance. The interface includes a storage unit that stores association information in which ...
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