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Computer application security

Anti-malware system, method of processing packet in the same, and computing device

Computing device, method, and program for distributing computational load

Date/App# patent app List of recent Computing Device-related patents
07/17/14
20140201844
 Detection of and privacy preserving response to observation of display screen patent thumbnailDetection of and privacy preserving response to observation of display screen
The security and privacy of a user is enhanced by monitoring the background environment in which the user is working for changes. In an embodiment, a first or reference image is acquired using a front-facing camera of the user's computing device.
07/17/14
20140201834
 Computer application security patent thumbnailComputer application security
A method of providing restricted access to computer application information via a computing device includes: displaying a limited-access icon on a display of the computing device, the limited-access icon including a function indicator and code-entry segments that can be selected by a user of the computing device, each of the code-entry segments including a visual indicator; receiving a selection sequence of user selections of selected ones of the code-entry segments; and performing a limited-access function corresponding to the function indicator in response to the selection sequence corresponding to an authorized sequence.. .
07/17/14
20140201828
 Anti-malware system, method of processing packet in the same, and computing device patent thumbnailAnti-malware system, method of processing packet in the same, and computing device
An anti-malware (am) apparatus includes: a hardware-based firewall (fw) engine, including a packet matching engine configured to perform matching of a packet with a plurality of fw rules, and to generate a matching results; and an fw function module configured to determine an action for filtering the packet on the basis of the matching result.. .
07/17/14
20140201758
 Computing device, method, and program for distributing computational load patent thumbnailComputing device, method, and program for distributing computational load
Embodiments of the present invention provide a computing device configured to operate as a particular computing device among a plurality of interconnected computing devices, comprising: a load information obtaining unit configured to obtain, from the particular computing device and from the or each of a group of one or more other computing devices from among the plurality of interconnected computing devices, load information representing the current computational load of the computing device from which the information is obtained; and a load redistribution determination unit configured, in dependence upon the obtained load information, to determine whether or not to redistribute computational load among the particular computing device and the group, and if it is determined to redistribute computational load, to determine the redistribution and to instruct the determined redistribution.. .
07/17/14
20140201735
 Master automation service patent thumbnailMaster automation service
A method and system is provided for managing virtual machine instances (vms) and other computing and network infrastructure within a data center. A user designates a computing device or resource (whether physical or virtual) as a master automation object (e.g., a virtual machine instance may be designated as a virtual template for command replication).
07/17/14
20140201685
 User input determination patent thumbnailUser input determination
In accordance with one implementation, a method is illustrated that allows a computing device to determine a user input. The method includes detecting one or more user input objects in a 3-dimensional field relative to a 2-dimensional surface.
07/17/14
20140201679
 Providing user interfaces and window previews for hosted applications patent thumbnailProviding user interfaces and window previews for hosted applications
A local computing device may use a remote computing device to host various resources on behalf of the local computing device. The local computing device may receive data related to a graphical window of the remotely hosted resource and generate a graphical window on the local desktop environment for the remotely hosted resource.
07/17/14
20140201671
 Touch keyboard using language and spatial models patent thumbnailTouch keyboard using language and spatial models
A computing device outputs for display at a presence-sensitive display, a graphical keyboard comprising a plurality of keys, receives an indication of at least one gesture to select a group of keys of the plurality of keys, and determines at least one characteristic associated with the at least one gesture to select the group of keys of the plurality of keys. The computing device modifies a spatial model based at least in part on the at least one characteristic and determines a candidate word based at least in part on data provided by the spatial model and a language model, wherein the spatial model provides data based at least in part on the indication of the at least one gesture and wherein the language model provides data based at least in part on a lexicon.
07/17/14
20140201644
 Method and apparatus for producing digitally edited images patent thumbnailMethod and apparatus for producing digitally edited images
A method and apparatus for producing a result digital image from a selection of a plurality of original digital images. The apparatus comprising: a remote computing device having an image management module, the remote computing device being coupleable to a data network, the image management module accesses a plurality of original digital images and generates a respective plurality of preview digital images, each preview digital images having a smaller data size than the respective original digital image; a remote database server for storing the respective preview digital image, each of the plurality of preview digital images being associated with a job record; a remote user interface server for presenting a user interface indicative of the job record and enabling viewing of the plurality of preview digital images; wherein the user interface enables selection of one or more preview digital images, and causes the respective one or more original digital images to be transferred from the remote computing device for production of the result digital image..
07/17/14
20140201624
 Sentimental card selection, creation and processing application patent thumbnailSentimental card selection, creation and processing application
Certain embodiments of the present application allow a user to preview a plurality of cards on a portable computing device, select a card from the plurality of cards, and modify the selected card. One example method of operation may include accessing a customizable data input templates stored in memory, selecting one of the customizable data input templates, inputting data to incorporate into the selected customizable data input template and transmitting the data to the remote server to be saved.
07/17/14
20140201616
Cross-platform embeddable media player
Technology is described for enabling a cross-platform media player. The technology can provide a script to be added to a web page; receive from a client computing device a request for content; identify content to be provided to the client computing device, the identifying based at least on a type of a web browser from which the request was received; and provide a markup to be added to the web page.
07/17/14
20140201517
Method and system for distributed off-line logon using one-time passwords
A method and a system for extending distributed logon services to an off-line computing device includes encrypting, on the off-line computing device, a one-time password (otp), a nonce, and a unique identifier to generate an authorization request message. Using a mobile device as a proxy to forward the authorization request message to an access control server for authorization.
07/17/14
20140201415
Wireless docking service with direct connection to peripherals
In one example, a method includes receiving, from a user application and with a wireless docking service of a wireless docking communications stack executing on a computing device, a request to discover one or more peripheral functions within wireless communication range of the computing device. The method also includes, responsive to receiving the request, discovering, with the wireless docking service, the one or more peripheral functions without communicating with a wireless docking center.
07/17/14
20140201351
Segment generation describing usage patterns
Segment generation describing usage patterns is described. In one or more implementations, user interaction with a browser is monitored to navigate through a plurality of web pages using a computing device.
07/17/14
20140201340
System and method for automatic configuration and management of home network devices
Embodiments of a method and system for automatically installing and managing consumer devices in a home network environment are described. A system implements automated configuration and maintenance of devices and their peripherals that connect to the home network, in particular the establishment of a distributed system that serves as a service platform which facilitates automated discovery and initial and ongoing deployment of a home networks and the devices that may interact with or connect to their network automatically or through manual means.
07/17/14
20140201331
Platform for the delivery of content and services to networked connected computing devices
Platform for the delivery of content and services to networked connected computing devices, in which the platform stores content by arranging nodes in a hierarchical data format that is capable of semantically representing content, with each node including a unique id. The hierarchical format acts as an abstraction layer that insulates a content or service creator and the connected computing devices from being restricted (i) to any specific, predefined data format for the content or (ii) to any specific, predefined transport media for exchanging data over the network..
07/17/14
20140201329
Distribution of layered multi-media streams over multiple radio links
Embodiments of apparatus, computer-implemented methods, systems, devices, and computer-readable media are described herein for encoding and transmitting layered multi-media streams over multiple radio links. In various embodiments, a first layer of a multi-media stream may be received at a multi-radio computing device through a first radio link.
07/17/14
20140201317
Systems and methods for device-to-cloud message delivery
Certain implementations of the disclosed technology may include systems, methods, and computer-readable media for providing device-to-cloud (upstream) message delivery. According to an example implementation, a method is provided that can include generating, by a mobile computing device, a first message from a first application and a second message from a second application.
07/17/14
20140201282
Network-based quick connect meeting service
A network-accessible service enables participating end users to collaborate with one another over a network. End users have computing devices that include hardware and software to enable the device to access a network.
07/17/14
20140201278
Systems and methods for computing device communications
Certain implementations of the disclosed technology may include systems and methods for computing device communications. According to an example implementation of the disclosed technology, a method is provided that can include determining a status and capability of at least one selected computing device, and sending a generated message to the at least one selected computing device.
07/17/14
20140201276
Accumulation of real-time crowd sourced data for inferring metadata about entities
Various technologies pertaining to crowd sourcing data about an entity, such as a business, are described. Additionally, technologies pertaining to inferring metadata about the entity based upon crowd sourced data are described.
07/17/14
20140201256
Appliance control system and method
A system and method to control an appliance using a computing device, such as a smartphone. The system may have one or more computing devices (each with a control client) and one or more appliances that communicate over a backend control unit to allow a user with the computing device to virtually control the appliance..
07/17/14
20140201247
Searchable, mutable data structure
A data structure includes three arrays. A first array includes a root node, one or more intermediate nodes, and one or more leaf nodes.
07/17/14
20140201241
Apparatus for accepting a verbal query to be executed against structured data
A computing system for converting natural language spoken queries to a mobile computing device into structured queries to be executed against a structured data store to obtain an answer to the spoken query on the portable computing device is disclosed. The computer executable instructions may comprising instructions for accepting a verbal input, communicating the verbal input to a verbal to text translation application to obtain a text query where the text query is converted into a structured language query, the structured language query is executed against a structured data store, the results from the structured language query are generated, the results are converted into a desired format for the portable computing device and the result are received in the desired format to the portable computing device where the results are displayed in the desired format on the portable computing device..
07/17/14
20140201228
Systems and methods for managing offline database access
A computer-implemented method for managing access to data stored in a database is provided. The method includes storing in the database a switch parameter having a first value, storing in the database at least two instances of a data object wherein each of the instances includes a unique identifier, receiving a client query from a requestor, determining by the computing device an active instance from the at least two instances based at least in part on comparing the first value of the switch parameter to the unique identifier of each instance, modifying by the computing device the client query at least in part based on the determined active instance to create a resultant query, executing the resultant query against the active instance to generate a resultant data, and providing the resultant data to the requestor..
07/17/14
20140201197
Dynamic display of filter criteria
Embodiments are described herein that provide a dynamic display of filter criteria on a control device of a media playback system. In one aspect, a method is provided that involves (a) causing a graphical display of a computing device to display (i) a first set of filter criteria and (ii) search results that include at least a plurality of media-source identifiers that identify a plurality of respective media sources, (b) receiving by the computing device selection data that indicates a selection of one of the plurality of media-source identifiers, (c) determining by the computing device a second set of filter criteria based on the selected media-source identifier, where the second set of filter criteria is different from the first set of filter criteria, and (d) causing the graphical display to display the determined second set of filter criteria..
07/17/14
20140201195
Unified searchable storage for resource-constrained and other devices
The present disclosure describes a data indexing and search service that resides locally on a computing device (e.g., a mobile phone) and that can host data for multiple applications on the device. By centralizing the storage of data as well as the search and query functions, unified search queries can be performed by the service..
07/17/14
20140201154
Sharing of secondary storage data
An information management system according to certain aspects allows users to share a portion of a file (e.g., a document) stored in secondary storage. The user may specify a portion of a secondary storage file to share and send a link to the portion to another user.
07/17/14
20140201144
Criteria-based data synchronization management
In general, a data synchronization management system is disclosed in which files (and/or other data) are synchronized among two or more client computing devices in connection with a backup of those files. Synchronization polices specify files to be synchronized based on selected criteria including file data, metadata, and location information.
07/17/14
20140201141
Request-based data synchronization management
In general, a data synchronization management system is disclosed in which files (and/or other data) are synchronized among two or more client computing devices in connection with a backup of those files. Synchronization polices specify files to be synchronized based on selected criteria including file data, metadata, and location information.
07/17/14
20140201140
Data synchronization management
In general, a data synchronization management system is disclosed in which files (and/or other data) are synchronized among two or more client computing devices in connection with a backup of those files. Synchronization polices specify files to be synchronized based on selected criteria including file data, metadata, and location information.
07/17/14
20140201137
Location-based data synchronization management
In general, a data synchronization management system is disclosed in which files (and/or other data) are synchronized among two or more client computing devices in connection with a backup of those files. Synchronization polices specify files to be synchronized based on selected criteria including file data, metadata, and location information.
07/17/14
20140201052
Methods and systems for monitoring and controlling order message traffic
Example methods, systems, and tangible computer readable storage media disclosed herein provide for tracking of order messages. An example method includes tracking, using a computing device, an order message, the order message including an order for a tradeable object in a trading market.
07/17/14
20140201022
Vehicle damage processing and information system
A system that determines an estimate of damage to a surface area of a vehicle. The system may include a scanner that generates scanning data representative of a surface area of the vehicle.
07/17/14
20140201013
Compact portable point-of-sale counter
The present disclosure provides a compact portable point of sale (pos) device. The pos device is capable of being folded for easy transportation of the pos device by a user.
07/17/14
20140201006
System and method for creating and distributing electronic advertisements
A system and method for creating and distributing electronic advertisements, wherein a business can create a user account in order to create and manage advertisements stored in an advertisement repository. A quick response code is created for the user account of each business, with the quick response code having an encoded value.
07/17/14
20140200950
Methods and systems for automatic operation abstraction and custom service instantiation
Methods, systems, and computer-readable media for automatically generating abstract operations and mapping inputs/outputs to efficiently automate the generation of new custom services. A computing device can identify keywords associated with one or more services and cluster the one or more services based on the keywords.
07/17/14
20140200904
Prescription based shopping assistance
A method, a system and a computer program product for generating a personalized shopping recommendation includes steps and structure for for creating a shopping plan, for one or more persons, on a computing device of a user, and using corresponding prescription data advised for the one or more persons by a doctor to identifying recommended products that best fit each person's requirements.. .
07/17/14
20140200856
Systems and methods of device-free motion detection and presence sensing
Systems and methods are provided for device-free motion detection and presence detection within an area of interest. A plurality of nodes, configured to be arranged around the area of interest, form a wireless network.
07/17/14
20140200804
Systems and methods for estimating time of arrival for vehicle navigation
Systems and methods for estimating time of arrival for vehicle navigation are described. One embodiment of a method includes determining a route for a vehicle to reach a destination from a current location determining, by the computing device, an estimated time for reaching the destination from the current location.
07/17/14
20140200802
Optional re-routing
Disclosed herein are tools and techniques for providing optional re-routing. In one exemplary embodiment disclosed herein, a determination is made that a location of a computing device is not on a predetermined route between a start location and an end location.
07/17/14
20140200460
Real-time physiological characteristic detection based on reflected components of light
Embodiments relate generally to electrical and electronic hardware, computer software, wired and wireless network communications, and wearable/mobile computing devices configured to facilitate health and wellness monitoring and maintenance. More specifically, disclosed are systems, components and methods to detect physiological characteristics, such as heart rate, of an organism in real-time based on components of light.
07/17/14
20140200085
Game controller hand grip for coupling with associated support apparatus
A hand grip provides a means to attach at least one hand-held game controller so that a user can with a single hand grasp of the hand grip and its attached game controller carry the hand grip while the fingers of that same hand can manipulate one or more actuators of said attached game controller while further carrying or operating appropriate supported equipment. The hand grip enables a user to assemble his or her own custom-built interactive, portable device by subsequently attaching various hand-held game controllers to appropriate support apparatus such as a camera support apparatus.
07/17/14
20140200051
Radio frequency identification on mobile computing device
Method and system for providing radio frequency by using a mobile computing device. A mobile phone comprises a tag antenna and a motherboard integrated with a radio frequency front end module, a processor and a memory.
07/17/14
20140199981
Mobile phone to appliance communication via audio sampling
The present subject matter relates to systems and methodologies for communicating between an appliance and a mobile device using audio signaling. An appliance is provided with an audio generating device controlled by a processor to cause the audio device to produce encoded sounds.
07/17/14
20140199043
Method and computing device for performing virtual camera functions during playback of media content
A method and computing device are provided for performing virtual camera functions during playback of media content. In the method, the computing device selects a region of interest (roi) during a playback of media content, and represents the roi as an ensemble of disparate hypotheses.
07/17/14
20140198969
Device and method for contribution accounting
A system or apparatus employing a multi-functional scanner and software running upon a computing device for capturing payment or donation data from indicia positioned upon scanned documents tendered with donations or payments and optionally, subsequent total compilation and entry of thereof directly into accounting software.. .
07/17/14
20140198960
Tiered wakeup strategy
A biometric authentication apparatus and method is disclosed which may comprise a biometric authentication unit which may comprise: a biometric object sensor comprising sensor elements and a sensor computing device; a wake-on-event logic controller maintaining the sensor computing device in one of a powered-off or powered down mode, and including a bulk biometric object detector configured to detect a biometric object on or in the vicinity of the sensor elements and to power-on or power-up the sensor computing device responsive to the detection of the biometric object on or in the vicinity of the sensor elements; the sensor computing device configured to analyze one or more lines of biometric object image comprising a partial biometric object image and determine if the partial biometric image belongs to a biometric object desired to be imaged to obtain a complete biometric object image, and to provide a power-on or power-up signal to a host electronic device computing device when the partial biometric image is determined to belong to a biometric object desired to be imaged.. .
07/17/14
20140198918
Configurable three-dimensional sound system
A method and a system for simultaneously generating configurable three-dimensional (3d) sounds are provided. A 3d sound processing application (3dspa) in operative communication with a microphone array system (mas) is provided on a computing device.
07/17/14
20140198670
Wireless network site survey systems and methods
Wireless network site survey systems and methods are described herein. One system includes a plurality of wireless nodes placed at a number of locations and a computing device configured to receive communication metrics, wherein the communication metrics include metrics of communication between the plurality of wireless nodes and between the computing device and each of the plurality of wireless nodes, and generate a node coverage map based on the received communication metrics..
07/17/14
20140198448
Active cooling debris bypass fin pack
Aspects of the disclosure relate generally to active cooling or removing heat generated by a processor in a computing device. More specifically, a cooling system in a computing device may include a heatpipe which moves heat along a fin pack.
07/17/14
20140198445
Double-sided keyboard
A double-sided keyboard comprises a rearward-facing keyboard, a traditional front-facing keyboard and a hinging means. The double-sided keyboard is assembled in a way that the rearward-facing keyboard is on one side of the double-sided keyboard while the traditional front-facing keyboard is on another side of the double-sided keyboard.
07/17/14
20140198444
Ergonomic rearward keyboard
A keyboard that is attached on to the back of a mobile computing device, having keys that are facing rearward away from the user as the user holds and faces the display screen of the mobile computing device. When the user holds the mobile computing device with both hands at the bottom or side edges, his/her fingers are free to press the rearward-facing keys of the attached keyboard.
07/17/14
20140198441
Mobile computing device, apparatus and system
Embodiments of an apparatus, system and method are described for a mobile computing device. A mobile computing device may comprise, for example, an enclosure arranged to support a display and one or more processor circuits, the enclosure having an enlarged portion at one side of the enclosure arranged to allow a user to clutch the enclosure with one hand at the one side, the enlarged portion having a thickness that is larger than a thickness of another portion of the enclosure, and the enlarged portion defining a cavity arranged to support one or more energy storage modules.
07/17/14
20140198325
System and methods for determining color characterstics of an image
Disclosed embodiments relate to a method implementable on a computing device for determining color characteristics of an image. The method includes identifying one or more regions in the image based on a luminance value associated with pixels in the image.
07/17/14
20140198204
Method of fabricating translucent materials with desired appearance
A method for creating a replication material corresponding to the appearance of a translucent or partially translucent target material. The appearance of the target material can be measured or may be prescribed by a user.
07/17/14
20140198117
Cable with fade and hot plug features
In an embodiment, a host computing device includes an internal display and also includes a connector to connect to an external display. A cable is provided to connect to the connector and to connect to the external display.
07/17/14
20140198056
Digital image processing method and computing device thereof
A computing device-implemented method and the computing device thereof are provided. A center area and an outer area of the picture displayed on the touch-sensitive screen are defined.
07/17/14
20140198049
Method and apparatus for determining user input in a three-dimensional field
In accordance with one implementation, a method is illustrated that allows a computing device to determine a user input. The method includes detecting one or more user input objects in a 3-dimensional field relative to a 2-dimensional surface.
07/17/14
20140197951
Golf club grip with user notification and tracking capability
Methods and apparatuses related to golf club grips with attached or embedded rfid tags are described. In an embodiment, a rfid tag is attached to or embedded into a golf club grip and a rfid reader incorporated into a personal computing device may read or capture information associated with the rfid tag.
07/17/14
20140197745
Managing streetlights
This disclosure describes systems and techniques for managing streetlights. The subject matter included in this document is embodied in a method that includes receiving, at a computing device, information representative of a location and status of a streetlight included in a network of streetlights.


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