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Date/App# patent app List of recent Cloud-related patents
08/18/16
20160242035 
 Augmented reality for wearables with user-specific secure content systems and methods patent thumbnailAugmented reality for wearables with user-specific secure content systems and methods
Examples of systems and methods for presenting and accessing confidential secure information to pre-authenticated users of a content management system on wearables using augmented reality are provided. The system includes wearable devices, client computing devices, a content management system (cms), and a communication network.
Akt Ip Ventures Llc


08/18/16
20160241719 
 Networking between voip -and pstn- calls patent thumbnailNetworking between voip -and pstn- calls
Programmatically reversing numerical line identity presented at a communications services gateway into named ip telephony users with “prior association”, delivers dynamic “reverse address resolution” switching connections from ground to cloud, permitting any conventional telephone to dial and connect to any associated ip telephony endpoint in the world, without changes to the conventional telephone. Reversing line identity into associated named users bridges both the addressability and economic divide between mass conventional “paying” (mobile and fixed) and “free”.
Starlogik Ip Llc


08/18/16
20160241701 
 Zero touch provisioning patent thumbnailZero touch provisioning
According to one embodiment, a method comprises automatically uploading device information from a first network device in a first operating state to a second network device in response to an event, such as an initial power up. The second network device is part of the cloud, and thus, providing cloud-based services.
Aruba Networks, Inc.


08/18/16
20160241663 
 Network system, coupling unit, and  operating a network system patent thumbnailNetwork system, coupling unit, and operating a network system
A network system having a first network infrastructure comprising at least one network participant and at least one coupling unit via which the first network infrastructure is connected to a cloud computing infrastructure having at least one cloud computing-based application. The coupling unit is equipped and designed to emulate at least one additional network participant for the first network infrastructure by interacting with the cloud computing-based application, wherein data can be transmitted between the first network participant and the additional network participant of the first network infrastructure..
Phoenix Contact Gmbh & Co.kg


08/18/16
20160241660 
 Sensors and systems for iot and ifttt applications and related methods patent thumbnailSensors and systems for iot and ifttt applications and related methods
Devices are equipped with ble modules that can scan, advertise, or both scan and advertise to form smart devices with beaconing capabilities. A cloud server can act as a bridge to allow a first user to remotely communicate with a second user based on the beacon generated by the smart devices.

08/18/16
20160241643 
 Protocol independent storage discovery and enablement patent thumbnailProtocol independent storage discovery and enablement
A manager node provides discovery, translation, and mapping services for supported ethernet protocol layers. The manager node discovers other nodes within the cloud environment and issues commands to each of the discovered nodes to obtain storage device specific information associated to storage devices communicatively connected to the discovered nodes.
International Business Machines Corporation


08/18/16
20160241638 
 Deploying a portion of a streaming application to one or more virtual machines according to hardware type patent thumbnailDeploying a portion of a streaming application to one or more virtual machines according to hardware type
A streams manager monitors performance of a streaming application, and when the performance needs to be improved, the streams manager requests a cloud manager provision one or more vms on a server that has a specified hardware type, and optionally has specified available hardware capacity. In response, the cloud manager determines which available servers have the specified hardware type, and when available hardware capacity is specified, further determines which of the available servers with the specified hardware type have the specified available capacity.
International Business Machines Corporation


08/18/16
20160241633 
 Enabling an on-premises resource to be exposed to a public cloud application securely and seamlessly patent thumbnailEnabling an on-premises resource to be exposed to a public cloud application securely and seamlessly
An application deployed in a public cloud is enabled to access an on-premises resource securely and without requiring additional ports on a firewall. A pair of security gateways is instantiated, one at the cloud, and another located on-premises.
International Business Machines Corporation


08/18/16
20160241630 
 Method and  downloading a file patent thumbnailMethod and downloading a file
A method of downloading a file to a device includes receiving a request to download one of one or more files stored in a cloud server, confirming whether the requested file is stored in registered devices which are connected through a network, determining priorities of the cloud server and the registered devices which store the requested file, and downloading the requested file from the cloud server and the registered devices which store the requested file, based on the priorities.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


08/18/16
20160241596 
 Enabling an on-premises resource to be exposed to a public cloud application securely and seamlessly patent thumbnailEnabling an on-premises resource to be exposed to a public cloud application securely and seamlessly
An application deployed in a public cloud is enabled to access an on-premises resource securely and without requiring additional ports on a firewall. A pair of security gateways is instantiated, one at the cloud, and another located on-premises.
International Business Machines Corporation


08/18/16
20160241595 

Advanced asset tracking and correlation


A security management system may be remotely deployed (e.g., using a cloud-based architecture) to add security to an enterprise network. For example, the security management system may scan assets within the enterprise network for vulnerabilities and may receive data chunks from these scans.
Qualys, Inc.


08/18/16
20160241528 

Multi-stage acceleration system and method


A multi-stage acceleration system improves performance, security, and reduces data transferred for mobile devices using wireless networks by transforming protocols and data into an encrypted form that consumes far less bandwidth, lowers latency, and improves throughput. The multi-stage acceleration system includes multiple stages running on the mobile device and multiple stages running in the cloud that provide security and data reduction for all types of network traffic from and to the mobile client, including but not limited to tcp/ip, udp, http, ssl/tls, imap, pop, smtp etc..
Actmobile Networks, Inc.


08/18/16
20160241525 

Systems and methods of transmitting data


Systems and methods of transmitting data from one location to another location that can be used in a number of applications including, but not limited to, secure transmission of data from one location to another and secure data backup. In one embodiment, a data file is split into pieces and the pieces are placed randomly in a diverse mesh of online cloud storage providers.
Cram Worldwide, Inc.


08/18/16
20160241509 

Method and system for integrating on-premise and cloud domain name systems


In various embodiments, methods and systems for supporting a domain name system (dns) using an integrated on-premise-cloud dns platform are provided. The on-premise-cloud dns platform supports communication between a cloud dns server on a cloud computing platform and an on-premise dns server on an on-premise platform.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


08/18/16
20160241446 

Managing a number of secondary clouds by a master cloud service manager


A method of managing a number of secondary clouds by a master cloud service manager includes coupling a first cloud including a master cloud service manager to a secondary cloud including a child cloud service manager, and controlling, by the master cloud service manager, the child cloud service manager of the secondary cloud and a number of instantiated services offered on the secondary cloud.. .
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development Lp


08/18/16
20160241444 

Management of the lifecycle of a cloud service modeled as a topology


A method of managing the lifecycle of cloud service modeled as a topology includes, with a processor, generating a topology, the topology representing a cloud service, associating a number of lifecycle management actions (lcmas) with a number of nodes within the topology, and with a lifecycle management engine, executing the topology.. .
Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.


08/18/16
20160241442 

Zero touch provisioning


According to one embodiment, a method comprises automatically uploading device information from a first network device in a first operating state to a second network device in response to an event, such as an initial power up. The second network device is part of the cloud, and thus, providing cloud-based services.
Aruba Networks, Inc.


08/18/16
20160241419 

System and a multi-tenant datacenter with layer 2 cloud interconnection


Provided is a system and method for a multi-tenant datacenter with layer 2 cloud interconnection. More specifically the multi-tenant datacenter includes a plurality of physical client systems in a first datacenter each physical client system having a set of physical infrastructure resources.
The Faction Group Llc


08/18/16
20160241390 

Cloud encryption key broker apparatuses, methods and systems


Computer-implemented systems and methods are disclosed herein for use in cryptographic operations over a cloud-based service. The cloud-based service securely stores and transmits parts of encryption/decryption keys.
Visa International Service Association


08/18/16
20160240074 

Alternative inexpensive cloud-based mass market alarm system with alarm monitoring and reporting


A security system including a wireless alarm sensor that detects a threat within a secured geographic area, a cloud application that monitors the alarm sensor and reports threats detected by the alarm sensor within the secured area to a human user of the secured area and a wireless publically accessible communication system defined by a plurality of relatively low power communication devices and a local base station, the alarm sensor detects a nearby one of the plurality of low power communication devices and wirelessly connects to the cloud application through the nearby one low power communication device and local base station.. .
Honeywell International Inc.


08/18/16
20160239854 

System and implementing a product sales activity execution tracking platform with annotated photos and cloud data


A system and method for implementing a product sales activity execution tracking platform with annotated photos and cloud data are disclosed. A particular embodiment includes: providing access to a mobile device having a mobile application executable by the mobile device; providing access to a host site computing system having an enterprise portal executable by the host site computing system, the mobile application and the enterprise portal being connectable via a data network; providing access to a data repository being connectable with the mobile application and the enterprise portal; collecting sales execution metrics as digital records for storage in the data repository, the digital records including product images and product data related to products placed at a retail location; annotating the product images, the annotation including an associated date, time, user, and geographical location; sharing the digital records with authorized users of the data repository; and generating and displaying a manager's survey view in a user interface..
Cpg Data, Llc


08/18/16
20160239694 

Rfid-to-bluetooth selective adapter with multiple rfid integrated chips


Rfid-to-bluetooth selective adapter with multiple rfid integrated chips mounted on rfid elevator controller, having customized rfid transponders, a bluetooth module, and an extended i/o connector is disclosed. Customized rfid transponders include rfid integrated chips, rfid sensor coils, and a spnt switch.
Polaris Tech Global Limited


08/18/16
20160239681 

Cloud-based hardware architecture


A federated in-memory database system (fimdb) and a method for operating the same. The system comprises: a plurality of interconnected computing sites (ls), each installed with a local in-memory database instance, which is configured to connect to a fimdb landscape instance; central computing infrastructure, provided by a service provider (sp), which grants access to algorithms managed by the service provider (sp) for execution on local data of the respective consuming computing site (ls); one or more communication channels (lsg1, lsg2), which are specifically adapted for connecting local and remote computing hard- and software via a digital communication channel; and configuration adjuster (cm), which are specifically adapted for configuring local hard- and software to connect to the fimdb system (fimdb) and for configuring local hard- and software in order to access algorithms managed by the service provider (sp) and execute them on the local computing hardware..
Hasso Plattner Institut Fuer Softwaresystemtechnik Gmbh


08/18/16
20160239615 

Method and system for managing and editing data of a medical device


The invention relates to a method and to a system for managing and editing data of a medical device (2, 2′). According to the invention, separate memory areas (22-25) in a cloud storage (19) of a public cloud (13) are provided for at least two different types of medical data sets (p, w, c, b).
Siemens Healthcare Gmbh


08/18/16
20160239518 

Method, a system, an apparatus and a computer program product for image-based retrieval


The invention relates to a method and a system for image-based retrieval. The method comprises receiving a query image; processing the query image to obtain visual features; determining a feature from the obtained visual features; determining a viewing direction for the query image from a pre-determined set of viewing directions; generating a direction-based hash based on the determined feature in the query image and the viewing direction; identifying sub-volumes of a point cloud database that match the direction-based hash; and matching the identified sub-volumes against all the query image features to find a match..
Nokia Technologies Oy


08/18/16
20160239485 

Managing spot blocks


A media automation system can provide a common program to multiple different servers, for example a terrestrial broadcast radio server and a streaming radio server. Each of the different servers can receive different content blocks to be inserted during breaks in the common program.
Iheartmedia Management Services, Inc.


08/18/16
20160239388 

Managing multi-level backups into the cloud


A backup tool can manage multi-level backup into a cloud and restoration from the cloud. The backup tool can request a data source to stream backup data to the backup tool, and the backup tool can then generate data objects from the data stream for storing into the cloud.
Netapp, Inc.


08/18/16
20160239343 

Multi-tenant monitoring


The present invention discloses an alternative arrangement to wake-on-lan and which is designed specifically for multi-tenant cloud computing and virtualized server environments. This new arrangement identifies which tenants or applications of a multi-tenant server are idle, and when a tenant or application is identified as idle, it transparently reduces the reserved computational capacity footprint of the application or tenant without shutting down the tenancy or exiting the application.
Waratek Limited


08/18/16
20160239313 

Control of router in cloud system


Technologies are generally described for a scheme for controlling rebooting process of computing nodes. In some examples, a method performed under control of a router connected between a storage and a computing node may include receiving a signal that initiates a rebooting process of the computing node; enabling an fpga (field-programmable gate array) to transmit at least one packet; and transmitting the at least one packet from the storage to the computing node based at least in part on a predefined fpga program that is stored in the fpga..
Empire Technology Development Llc


08/18/16
20160239294 

Deploying an application in a cloud computing environment


A system and technique for deploying an application in a cloud computing environment includes: a collecting module executable by a processor unit to collect, while a user is deploying an application, metadata and instructions issued by the user on deploying the application, the metadata comprising service metadata, application metadata and topology metadata, wherein the service metadata comprise metadata on a service required for deploying the application, the application metadata comprise metadata on the application, and the topology metadata comprise metadata indicative of a relationship between the service and the application; and a storing module executable by the processor unit to store the collected metadata and instructions as a model for re-deploying the application.. .
International Business Machines Corporation


08/18/16
20160239291 

Deploying an application in a cloud computing environment


A technique for deploying an application in a cloud computing environment includes: collecting, when a user is deploying an application, metadata and instructions on deploying the application, the metadata comprising service metadata, application metadata and topology metadata, wherein the service metadata comprise metadata on a service required for deploying the application, the application metadata comprise metadata on the application, and the topology metadata comprise metadata indicative of a relationship between the service and the application; and storing the collected metadata and instructions as a model for re-deploying the application.. .
International Business Machines Corporation


08/18/16
20160239290 

Deploying an application in a cloud computing environment


A technique for deploying an application in a cloud computing environment includes: collecting, while a user is deploying an application, metadata and instructions issued by the user on deploying the application, the metadata comprising service metadata, application metadata and topology metadata, wherein the service metadata comprise metadata on a service required for deploying the application, the application metadata comprise metadata on the application, and the topology metadata comprise metadata indicative of a relationship between the service and the application; and storing the collected metadata and instructions as a model for re-deploying the application.. .
International Business Machines Corporation


08/18/16
20160239271 

Method and enabling agile development of services in cloud computing and traditional environments


Prepending a name object or setting a type of a software object to a name and prepending a value object to the software object provides inheritance of a name value pattern by the software object to establish particular types or classes of attributes of the software object without modification of the software object itself that is thus strongly typed and accessible by type.. .
International Business Machines Corporation


08/18/16
20160239001 

Indoor automation and control method and system thereof using rfid-to-bluetooth selective adapter


Short-range and long-range operating methods for hospitality accommodation automation and control using app, webpage, smartphone, rfid-to-bluetooth selective adapter, relay controller together with rfid door lock is disclosed, where unlocking rfid door lock requires just pressing a button, various power outlets, lighting levels, hvac settings, and tv settings can be controlled by smartphone. A gateway device with internet connectivity allows remote unlock or lock of doorlock, sending notifications of door unlock events back to a cloud server, and remotely control electrical or electronic devices under short-range or long-range modes.
Polaris Tech Global Limited


08/18/16
20160236912 

Sterilization and cleaning system of escalator


A sterilization and cleaning system of an escalator including a first body, a counting wheel, a controller, a second body and a cloud sever is provided. The first body includes a first tank and a first atomizer connected to the first tank.

08/18/16
20160236092 

Cloud computing system and application provision method


In a cloud computing system having a plurality of computational resources that are connected via a network, a table display section displays, on a terminal used by a user using the cloud computing system, a table showing a list of thumbnail movies of execution screens of applications that can be provided on arbitrary dates and times to the user, the table assigning the thumbnail movies to specified dates and times. A movie selection acceptance section acquires the user's selection from the thumbnail movies shown in the table.
Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.


08/11/16
20160234868 

Mobile security monitoring


Systems and methods are disclosed for security monitoring using a mobile device by detecting an activation condition associated with an emergency; and capturing and sending emergency data stream including images or video, audio, and positioning coordinates to a cloud-based processor to store and forward to a predetermined circle of family and friends to allow them to view the stream of audio, images/video and positioning coordinates in real time.. .

08/11/16
20160234776 

System, method and article of manufacture to conserve power in a mobile device by temporarily displaying a scanning code for conducting a cloud-based transaction without unlocking a mobile device


Power is conserved in a mobile device having a lock screen wallpaper by: (1) identifying the mobile device is at a business location, (2) temporarily replacing lock screen wallpaper in the mobile device to an image having a scanning code, the scanning code encoding payment information for a cloud-based transaction at the business location, (3) activating a display of the mobile device and rendering the image having the scanning code as the lock screen wallpaper on the activated display of the mobile device which remains in the screen locked state; and (4) conserving power in the mobile device by providing the image having the scanning code as the lock screen wallpaper of the mobile device, without having to unlock the mobile device.. .
Avant-garde Ip Llc


08/11/16
20160234773 

Method for controlling power of rrh in cloud ran environment


Disclosed are: a power control method for receiving a measurement report message with respect to an rrh from a terminal, transmitting rat information to the terminal, receiving a wake-up request message and setting a power state of the rrh to switch-on; and a power control method for determining switch-off of the rrh on the basis of the measurement report message from the terminal, transmitting an rrh state change request message to bbus, transmitting an rrh state change command message, switching the rrh and setting the power state of the rrh to switch-off, in a cloud ran environment in which the rrh and the bbus are separated.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.


08/11/16
20160234654 

Onboard apparatus, cloud server, intervehicle communication system and intervehicle communication method


An apparatus includes: a vehicle information acquiring unit 10 to obtain the vehicle information about a vehicle state of its own vehicle; a cloud communication unit 11 to transmit the vehicle information obtained by the vehicle information acquiring unit 10 to a cloud server 2, and to receive the communication establishment information transmitted from the cloud server 2; an intervehicle communication unit 13 to carry out intervehicle communication; and a controller 12 to instruct the intervehicle communication unit 13 to perform the intervehicle communication and to establish communication in accordance with the communication establishment information the cloud communication unit 11 receives.. .
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation


08/11/16
20160234311 

Memory access method, device, and system


A memory access device allocate a memory resource to a node in a system to reduce maintenance overheads of the system and implement flexible scheduling of memory resources. The device includes a cloud control device on the side of a requesting node and a cloud control device on the side of a contributing node.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


08/11/16
20160234291 

File sharing method and file sharing system utilizing the same


A file sharing system includes: a second, first user device and a cloud server. The first user device uploads a file and sharing information corresponding to the file, wherein the sharing information includes file recipient information of an application corresponding to the second user device.
Quanta Computer Inc.


08/11/16
20160234277 

Cloud queue playback policies on a graphical user interface


An example implementation involves a device of a media playback system transmitting, to a computing system, a request to access a first cloud queue. After transmitting the request, the device receives an indication of first media items in the first cloud queue and an indication of first playback policies that authorize first playback operations on the first cloud queue.
Sonos, Inc.


08/11/16
20160234215 

Method and system for managing data access within an enterprise


A cloud computing service implements a method of securing customer data from access to only authorized administrative elements that are part of the cloud computing service. The service defines a set of access policies for the data, such that each access policy includes a permitted action.
Google Inc.


08/11/16
20160234186 

Cloud-authenticated site resource management devices, apparatuses, methods and systems


The cloud-authenticated site resource management devices, apparatuses, methods and systems (“casrm”) transforms resource-use, weather, and user settings inputs into resource management schedule and control outputs. The casrm achieves data transformation via using a building automation management device, comprising at least a processor a memory storing processor-executable instructions to receive, at a virtual cloud network controller, a data packet from a source building resource control device and to access a virtual routing table corresponding to a local virtual network associated with a control entity.
Schneider Electric Industries Sas


08/11/16
20160234163 

Methods, systems, and computer readable media for facilitating the resolving of endpoint hostnames in test environments with firewalls, network address translators (nats), or clouds


Methods, systems, and computer readable media for facilitating the resolving of endpoint hostnames in test environments with firewalls, network address translators (nats), or clouds is disclosed. According to one exemplary method, the method occurs at a registration server configured to operate in a public network.
Ixia


08/11/16
20160234161 

Multi-subnet participation for network gateway in a cloud environment


A network management server allocates network addresses to a network gateway connected to a public network after receiving an allocation request that specifies a number of network addresses to allocate to the network gateway. The network management server determines a first and second subnets of the public network ha mg respectively, first and second pools of available network addresses capable of being allocated to devices on the public network, and allocates one or more available network addresses from the first and second pools to the network gateway..
Vmware, Inc.


08/11/16
20160232898 

Context-based smartphone sensor logic


Methods employ sensors in portable devices (e.g., smartphones) both to sense content information (e.g., audio and imagery) and context information. Device processing is desirably dependent on both.
Digimarc Corporation


08/11/16
20160232306 

Portable secure health record device and system for patient-provider communication


The present invention relates to portable secure health system. The portable secure health system provides communication of a person's personal health record between at least one patient and at least one service provider or among at least two service providers in a secure environment.
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham


08/11/16
20160232277 

System and visualization of a mechanical integrity program


A system and method for visualization of a mechanical integrity program are disclosed. In one embodiment, a mechanical integrity program server is configured to provide design, assurance, and verification functions that ensure a site, or a site under development, meets appropriate and intended requirements.

08/11/16
20160232259 

Apparatus and interactively extracting shapes from a point cloud


A system for constructing a virtual 3d model of one or more objects within a scene, where the virtual 3d model contains one or more flat faces on each object constructed. In some embodiments, the system may include at least one processing device configured to: receive, through a data interface, data describing a set of measurements of observed portions of the one or more objects in the scene, where the set of measurements was performed by one or more measurement devices; receive, through a data interface or user input device, one or more shape definitions, where the shape definitions define the possible shapes of a virtual 3d model of an object, and where the virtual 3d model of an object is to be constructed from the measurement data, and where the shapes contain one or more regions with primitive geometries..
Clearedge3d, Inc.


08/11/16
20160232164 

User experience and user flows for third-party application recommendation in cloud storage systems


A cloud computing system identifies when to recommend applications to a user and what recommendations to make. When the user makes a request related to the applications associated with the user, the cloud computing system identifies the subject of the request.
Google Inc.


08/11/16
20160232036 

Performance interference model for managing consolidated workloads in qos-aware clouds


The workload profiler and performance interference (wppi) system uses a test suite of recognized workloads, a resource estimation profiler and influence matrix to characterize un-profiled workloads, and affiliation rules to identify optimal and sub-optimal workload assignments to achieve consumer quality of service (qos) guarantees and/or provider revenue goals. The wppi system uses a performance interference model to forecast the performance impact to workloads of various consolidation schemes (e.g., consolidation strategies) usable to achieve cloud provider and/or cloud consumer goals, and uses the test suite of recognized workloads, the resource estimation profiler and influence matrix, affiliation rules, and performance interference model to perform off-line modeling to determine the initial assignment selections and consolidation strategy to use to deploy the workloads.
Accenture Global Services Limited


08/11/16
20160232027 

Cloud system data management method and apparatus


A cloud system data management method for alleviate a data leakage problem occurring when a user accessed by another user when a virtual data volume of the user is mounted to a virtual machine of another user includes creating a first virtual machine for a user and allocating a virtual data volume to the first virtual machine, setting an identifier of the virtual data volume as an identifier corresponding to a home identifier of the first virtual machine, determining, according to the identifier of the virtual data volume and a home identifier of a second virtual machine, whether the virtual data volume and the second virtual machine belong to a same user when the virtual data volume needs to be mounted to the second virtual machine, forbidding the virtual data volume to be mounted to the second virtual machine when they do not belong to the same user.. .
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


08/11/16
20160232026 

Selecting a host for a virtual machine using a hardware multithreading parameter


A cloud manager monitors available resources on host computer systems, including a number of hardware threads supported by cpus on the host computer systems. The cloud manager receives a request to provision a virtual machine (vm) that includes a hardware multithreading parameter that specifies the amount of hardware multithreading required on the host computer system.
International Business Machines Corporation


08/11/16
20160231985 

Cloud queue playhead


An example implementation may involve a computing system receiving, from a media playback system over the network interface, a request to initiate playback of the particular cloud queue at a first media item. The computing system assigns a playhead pointer to a position within the particular cloud queue that corresponds to the first media item and transmits, to the media playback system over the network interface, an instruction that causes one or more playback devices of the media playback system to initiate playback of the particular cloud queue at the first media item.
Sonos, Inc.


08/11/16
20160231984 

Cloud queue access control


An example implementation may involve a computing system receiving, from a media playback system, a request to initiate playback of a cloud queue. The cloud queue may currently have a first access status that authorizes a first set of queue operations, which may include playback of the cloud queue.
Sonos, Inc.


08/11/16
20160231882 

Unified-person record having periodic table of relationships


A system and method for handling records of an organization, the system and method involving: a graphical user interface operable by way of instructions, the graphical user interface can display a contact area including contact information corresponding to an individual related to the user's organization and a periodic table of relationships corresponding to at least one relationship of the selected individual. The operability of the graphical user interface is facilitated by at least one server.
Campminder, Llc


08/11/16
20160231103 

Laser frame tracer


A laser frame tracer (12) including a laser measuring unit (20) with a laser (36) and one or more cameras (38, 40) for optically measuring dimensions of eyeglass frames (10). A frame carrier (22) is provided for moving the eyeglass frames (10) through a laser line emitted by the laser (36).
Pro Fit Optix, Inc.


08/04/16
20160227555 

Scheduling virtualization for mobile cloud for low latency backhaul


The present disclosure relates to a (100, 200, 300) for processing signals of at least one remote radio head (104), the at least one remote radio head (104) serving a radio cell (105) of a cellular communication system, the baseband processing assembly (100, 200, 300) comprising a set of user packet schedulers (107a-m) and a cell packet scheduler (109), wherein the cell packet scheduler (109) is assigned to the radio cell (105), wherein the set of user packet schedulers (107a-m) are assigned to a group of users (101a-n) associated to the radio cell (105), wherein the cell packet scheduler (109) and a first user packet scheduler (107a-m) of the set of user packet schedulers (107a-m) are operable to mutually exchange data for providing resource assignment information and establishing a channel (102) with a first user (101a-n) of the group of users using the resource assignment information.. .
Alcatel Lucent


08/04/16
20160227396 

Method for setting and updating tracking area in c-ran and apparatus therefor


A method for performing tracking area (ta) update by a ue in a cloud radio access network (c-ran) includes: receiving at least one of neighbor radio remote unit (rru) information and neighbor baseband unit (bbu) information from a primary bbu; setting a ta based on the received information and characteristics of the ue; and transmitting information on the set ta to the primary bbu during a radio resource control (rrc) connection release procedure.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.


08/04/16
20160227387 

System and enterprise mobile message


A system and method of an enterprise mobile message are provided. The system includes a database, a server, a push gateway, and a mobile communication device.
Mitake Information Corporation


08/04/16
20160227181 

User feedback for real-time checking and improving quality of scanned image


A smartphone may be freely moved in three dimensions as it captures a stream of images of an object. Multiple image frames may be captured in different orientations and distances from the object and combined into a composite image representing an image of the object.
Dacuda Ag


08/04/16
20160226985 

Terminal, cloud apparatus, driving terminal, processing cooperative data, computer readable recording medium


A terminal, a cloud apparatus, a method of analyzing, by a terminal, activities of a user, and a method of analyzing, by a cloud apparatus, activities of a user. The terminal includes a communication interface that communicates with an external apparatus over a network; a controller that obtains data used to predict activities of a user and anonymize a portion of the obtained data, and transmit the anonymized data and a remaining portion of the data, which is not anonymized, to the external apparatus through the communication interface; and a display that displays notification information related to the activities of the user based on activity prediction data received from the external apparatus, the activity prediction data being generated based on an analysis of the transmitted data..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


08/04/16
20160226965 

Method for a user to access at least one communication service provided via a data centre of a cloud computing system


A method for a user to access a communication service via a first data centre of a cloud computing system. The first data centre is located in a first geographical area.
Orange


08/04/16
20160226955 

Method and clearing cloud compute demand


Provided are systems and methods for simplifying cloud compute markets. A compute marketplace can be configured to determine, automatically, attributes and/or constraints associated with a job without requiring the consumer to provide them.
Solano Labs, Inc.


08/04/16
20160226954 

Cloud data management method, electronic apparatus and cloud server


A cloud data management method, an electronic apparatus and a cloud server are proposed. The method includes: executing an application launcher installed on the electronic apparatus to send a connection establishing request to the cloud server installed with an application; receiving a finishing command from the cloud server through a connection; and loading the application into a sandbox in the electronic apparatus through the application launcher in response to the finishing command, wherein the application is not installed on the electronic apparatus..
Wistron Corporation


08/04/16
20160226952 

Cloud application activation and update service


Techniques are described for providing an mfp device with access to external web services. According to embodiments, an application registration application executed at a multi-function peripheral device receives a registration request to register a particular application with an activation server.
Ricoh Company, Ltd.


08/04/16
20160226924 

Call processing method and control apparatus, automatic call distribution apparatus, and agent terminal


Embodiments of the present invention provide a call processing method and control apparatus, an automatic call distribution apparatus, and an agent terminal. The call processing method, which executed by the call control apparatus, includes: receiving, a processing request for a call, and extracting a media connection address and a media capability of an automatic call distribution apparatus; performing, media negotiation based on a media capability of an agent terminal and the automatic call distribution apparatus; and establishing, a media session between the agent terminal and the automatic call distribution apparatus according to a media connection address of the agent terminal, the media connection address of the automatic call distribution apparatus, and a media negotiation result.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


08/04/16
20160226867 

Cloud-based biometric enrollment, identification and verification through identity providers


A system and method for cloud-based biometric enrollment, identification and verification are disclosed. More specifically, a cloud-based system and method is used for enrollment of biometric templates.
Imageware Systems, Inc.


08/04/16
20160226838 

Systems and methods of transmitting data


Systems and methods of transmitting data from one location to another location that can be used in a number of applications including, but not limited to, secure transmission of data from one location to another and secure data backup. In one embodiment, a data file is split into pieces and the pieces are placed randomly in a diverse mesh of online cloud storage providers.
Infinite Io


08/04/16
20160226831 

Apparatus and protecting user data in cloud computing environment


An apparatus and method for protecting user data are disclosed herein. The apparatus for protecting user data includes a network filter, a user authentication unit, a message relay unit, and a key management unit.
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute


08/04/16
20160226810 

System and making messages remain on top of a mobile bulletin board


A system and method of making messages remain on top of a mobile bulletin board are provided. The system includes a database, a server, a push gateway, and a mobile communication device.
Mitake Information Corporation


08/04/16
20160226789 

Method and system to rebalance constrained services in a cloud using a genetic algorithm


A method in a server end station is described. The method includes performing an iteration of a rebalancing computation by selecting a set of one or more service sets for rebalancing, wherein the selecting the set of one or more service sets is based on service set constraints and host constraints; generating candidate solutions, wherein each candidate solution includes a randomized one-to-one mapping of each of the service sets to one of the hosts; performing one or more crossover operations on the candidate solutions; performing one or more mutation operations on the additional candidate solutions; selecting as a solution one of the candidate solutions that has a best fitness score, wherein a fitness score for a candidate solution is calculated based on the distribution of resources resulting from and number of migrations needed for the candidate solution; and repeating the iteration of the rebalancing computation an additional number of times..
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


08/04/16
20160226706 

Access constructs for cloud orchestration


Novel tools and techniques might provide for implementing access constructs for a network, and, in some cases, for implementing access constructs for cloud orchestration. In some embodiments, a network might provide connectivity between a first access node(s) in the network and a hardware node(s) or between two or more first access nodes, via a corresponding first link(s).
Centurylink Intellectual Property Llc


08/04/16
20160225115 

Transportation system using crowdsourced warehouses and storage facilities


The invention crowdsources and coordinates the operation of residential, commercial or industrial warehouses as well as vehicles for the purpose of transporting parcels. The invention also coordinates these crowdsourced facilities with non-crowdsourced warehouses and vehicles.

08/04/16
20160225019 

Systems and methods for digital multimedia capture using haptic control, cloud voice changer, protecting digital multimedia privacy, and advertising and sell products or services via cloud gaming environments


Provided is a method for advertising and retailing products and services in cloud gaming environments. A game provider may configure its cloud gaming environment to display third party advertisement before, during, or after the game.

08/04/16
20160224965 

Determining an optimal payment instrument by a cloud-enabled mobile payment service


An approach is provided for determining an optimal payment instrument. A computer in a system configured in one of four predetermined cloud-based models updates a database with details about account balances and rewards provided by a customer's multiple accounts specifying payment instruments.
International Business Machines Corporation


08/04/16
20160224940 

Word cloud analysis system


A method for managing characteristics in word clouds. A computer system displays a graphical display of words representing first characteristics in the characteristics for a first person in a word cloud in a graphical user interface on a display system in the computer system.
Adp, Llc


08/04/16
20160224926 

Task management system


A method for managing a task. A computer system displays a graphical display of words for characteristics of people in word clouds in a graphical user interface on a display system in the computer system.
Adp, Llc


08/04/16
20160224612 

Technique for global deduplication across datacenters with minimal coordination


A system and method for global data de-duplication in a cloud storage environment utilizing a plurality of data centers is provided. Each cloud storage gateway appliance divides a data stream into a plurality of data objects and generates a content-based hash value as a key for each data object.
Netapp, Inc.


08/04/16
20160224609 

Data replication from a cloud-based storage resource


A local computing device replicates data stored in a cloud-based storage resource in a way that is substantially transparent to end users. A counter generation module provides a source for sequentially increasing counter indices, each of which is associated with a creation timestamp.
Adobe Systems Incorporated


08/04/16
20160224584 

System and reciprocal deletion of historical records


A system and method for reciprocal deletion of historical records is disclosed. Conventional electronic record keeping systems in ott (over-the-top) content services either do not allow deletion of entire or selective records, or allow deletion of entire or selective records locally on the device.
Raketu Communications, Inc.


08/04/16
20160224436 

Cloud data backup storage manager


Techniques for cloud data backup are disclosed. Example methods may store backup data from a client computer on portions of data storage media associated with peer computers.
Empire Technology Development Llc


08/04/16
20160224433 

Cloud-based hierarchical system preservation


The efficient backing up of a hierarchical system in cloud blob storage. The hierarchical structure of the system as it existed at a prior instance in time is reconstructed.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


08/04/16
20160224390 

Placement of virtual cpus using a hardware multithreading parameter


A cloud manager monitors available resources on host computer systems, including a number of hardware threads supported by cpus on the host computer systems. The cloud manager receives a request to provision a virtual machine (vm) that includes a hardware multithreading parameter that specifies whether hardware multithreading is allowed on the host computer system.
International Business Machines Corporation


08/04/16
20160224372 

Determining an optimal computing environment for running an image


Aspects of the present invention provide an approach that evaluates a locally running image (e.g., such as that for a virtual machine (vm)) and determines if that image could run more efficiently and/or more effectively in an alternate computing environment (e.g., a cloud computing environment). Specifically, embodiments of the present invention evaluate the local (existing/target) image's actual and perceived performance, as well as the anticipated/potential performance if the image were to be migrated to an alternate environment.
International Business Machines Corporation


08/04/16
20160224367 

Method and system for migration of virtual machines and virtual applications between cloud-computing facilities


The current document discloses methods and systems for extending an internal network within a first cloud-computing facility to a second cloud-computing facility and deploying a virtual machine or virtual application previously running on a first cloud-computing facility within the context of the extended internal network in the second cloud-computing facility. The currently disclosed methods and systems which provide internal-network extension and redeployment of virtual machines and virtual applications, referred to as “stretch deploy,” allow a virtual machine or virtual application formerly executing on a first cloud-computing facility to resume execution on a second cloud-computing facility, using the computational and storage facilities of the second cloud-computing facility but depending on network support from the first cloud-computing facility, without changing ip and local network addresses and the network connectivity, based on those addresses, between the virtual machines and virtual applications and other local and remote computational entities with which the virtual machines and virtual applications communicate..
Vmware, Inc.


08/04/16
20160224328 

Selection of ranked configurations


Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for selection of ranked configurations. In one aspect, a method includes providing a plurality of class definitions for selection, each class definition modeling a respective data or functional component of a cloud-based environment using a group of configurable class parameters, each class definition supporting instantiation and inheritance of the class definition in a configuration specification for a cloud-based deployment; deriving respective performance metrics associated with each of the plurality of class definitions based on aggregated performance of multiple cloud-based deployments, wherein the multiple cloud-based deployments had been carried out according to respective configuration specifications that require instantiation of the class definition or a new class definition derived from the class definition; and utilizing the respective performance metrics associated with each of the plurality of class definitions in ranking the plurality of class definitions..
Google Inc.


08/04/16
20160224279 

Cloud print server and providing automatic connection service performed by the cloud print server


A method of providing an automatic connection service by a server includes: acquiring at least one of state information of an image forming apparatus and state information of a job performed by the image forming apparatus; determining whether the acquired at least one of state information satisfies a performing condition stored in a second server; and if the stored performing condition is satisfied, performing a stored operation in accordance with the stored performing condition.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


08/04/16
20160224048 

Secure power supply for an industrial control system


A power supply is disclosed for an industrial control system or any system including a distributed power supply network. In embodiments, the power supply comprises: a battery module including a battery cell and a battery monitor configured to monitor the battery cell; and a self-hosted server operatively coupled with the battery module, the self-hosted server being configured to receive diagnostic information from the battery monitor and provide network access to the diagnostic information.
Bedrock Automation Platforms, Inc.






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