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Date/App# patent app List of recent Computing Device-related patents
07/24/14
20140208414
 Use of freeform metadata for access control patent thumbnailnew patent Use of freeform metadata for access control
Approaches are described for security and access control for computing resources. Various embodiments utilize metadata, e.g., tags that can be applied to one or more computing resources (e.g., virtual machines, host computing devices, applications, databases, etc.) to control access to these and/or other computing resources.
07/24/14
20140208410
 Simplified user registration patent thumbnailnew patent Simplified user registration
Methods, systems, and computer-readable media are provided. Some embodiments include receiving, at a computing device, a security token identifier and a request to access one or more resources of the computing device.
07/24/14
20140208400
 Restricted-use authentication codes patent thumbnailnew patent Restricted-use authentication codes
Embodiments related to a restricted-use authentication code are disclosed. One disclosed embodiment provides a method of generating a representation of a restricted-use authentication code for detection by another computing device to authenticate the other computing device to a remote service.
07/24/14
20140208395
 System and method for access of user accounts on remote servers patent thumbnailnew patent System and method for access of user accounts on remote servers
In certain embodiments, the system of the invention automatically replicates a user's personal computing environment and provides associated remote server access using authentication credentials and data files supplied by a local handheld device as coordinated by session level software common to the handheld device, the replicated system, the system on which the replication occurs, and the remote servers. The application enables a handheld computing device to transfer a user's various online account credentials to a user's other computing devices securely and automatically.
07/24/14
20140208382
 User authentication based on network context patent thumbnailnew patent User authentication based on network context
Example systems and methods of user authentication based on network context are presented. In one example, a command to authenticate a user of a computing device is received in response to a request transmitted from the computing device to access a computing solution.
07/24/14
20140208373
 Systems and methods of processing closed captioning for video on demand content patent thumbnailnew patent Systems and methods of processing closed captioning for video on demand content
A method includes receiving closed captioning data at a computing device. The closed captioning data is associated with a video on demand asset and is represented in a first format.
07/24/14
20140208336
 System and method for providing notifications on a mobile computing device patent thumbnailnew patent System and method for providing notifications on a mobile computing device
A system and method for providing notifications on a mobile computing device are disclosed. The method comprises enabling multiple applications that operate on the mobile computing device to generate notifications in response to event occurrences.
07/24/14
20140208333
 Initialize a computing device to perform an action patent thumbnailnew patent Initialize a computing device to perform an action
A method uses a computing device that includes a first processor in a first, inactive state operatively coupled to a second processor in an active state. While the first processor is in the first state (301) the second processor uses sensors to determine (303) that a first condition occurred.
07/24/14
20140208266
 Managing applications on a computing device patent thumbnailnew patent Managing applications on a computing device
Disclosed are methods, apparatus, systems, and computer readable storage media for managing applications on a computing device. A computing device may receive allowed application data indicating applications that are launchable by a base application.
07/24/14
20140208258
 Predictive input using custom dictionaries patent thumbnailnew patent Predictive input using custom dictionaries
In one embodiment, a method includes detecting that a first user is entering a text input at an input region of a computing device, wherein the input region includes multiple subregions and each subregion is associated with at least one character of a plurality of characters. The method also includes determining, for each character as the first user enters the text input, a probability that the character is next in the text input.
07/24/14
20140208246
new patent Supporting user interactions with rendered graphical objects
A graphical object is rendered to a pixel buffer, such that a software application executing on a computing device displays the contents of the pixel buffer via a user interface. An invisible element is created and positioned under the cursor in response to detecting that the cursor is positioned over the feature being displayed via the user interface.
07/24/14
20140208230
new patent Autocorrect highlight and re-work
Whenever a computing device such as a smart phone automatically corrects and replaces a word entered by the device's user, the computing device can responsively provide some sensory output to the user to signal to the user that the replacement has occurred. Because the user can sense the output, the user can become alerted to the fact of the automatic replacement prior to transmitting, or otherwise making permanent, the text containing the replaced word.
07/24/14
20140208163
new patent Systems and methods for analyzing data in a non-destructive testing system
A collaboration system may include a non-destructive testing (ndt) inspection device that may communicate with at least one other computing device via a computing network. The computing network may communicatively couple a plurality of computing devices and the ndt inspection device may acquire inspection data, establish a communication connection to the at least one other computing device, and send the data to the at least one other computing device.
07/24/14
20140208159
new patent Systems and methods for implementing data analysis workflows in a non-destructive testing system
A collaboration system may include a first computing device that may communicate with at least one other computing device via a computing network. The computing network may communicatively couple to a number of computing devices and the first computing device may receive inspection data acquired by one or more non-destructive testing (ndt) devices.
07/24/14
20140208128
new patent Initialize a computing device to perform an action
A method uses a computing device that includes a first processor in a first, inactive state operatively coupled to a second processor in an active state. While the first processor is in the first state (301) the second processor uses sensors to determine (303) that a first condition occurred.
07/24/14
20140208111
new patent Secure virtual machine migration
A formalized set of interfaces (e.g., application programming interfaces (apis)) is described, that uses a security scheme, such as asymmetric (or symmetric) cryptography, in order to enable secure migration of virtual machine instances between multiple host computing devices. The migration is performed by receiving a request to migrate a virtual machine where the request includes public keys for the source host computing and the destination host computing.
07/24/14
20140208108
new patent Mediator utilizing electronic content to enforce policies to a resource
Methods, systems and apparatuses for a mediator enforcing policies to a resource utilizing an electronic content, are disclosed. One method includes receiving, by a mediator computing device of a mediator, a second share skg2 from an owner server, wherein a first share skg1 is provided to a member server of a member of a group by the owner server, wherein the owner defines policies associated with the group.
07/24/14
20140208103
new patent File encryption, decryption and accessvia near field communication
Methods and devices for nfc-tap file encryption, decryption and access via near field communication (nfc) are disclosed. A user can select an unencrypted file stored in a computing device for encryption.
07/24/14
20140207946
new patent Method and system for managing a vpn connection
A method and computing device configured to send and receive traffic over a virtual private network (vpn) connection, the computing device having a processor; and a communications subsystem, where the method determines that a first trigger had been met, wherein the first trigger is dynamically configured based on at least one factor at the computing device; monitors whether data traffic exists over the vpn connection for a first time period; and if no data traffic exists over the vpn connection for the first time period, disconnects the vpn connection.. .
07/24/14
20140207943
new patent Method and system for managing a vpn connection
A method and computing device configured to send and receive traffic over a virtual private network (vpn) connection, the computing device having a processor; and a communications subsystem, where the method determines that a first trigger had been met; monitors whether data traffic exists over the vpn connection for a first time period; and if no data traffic exists over the vpn connection for the first time period, disconnects the vpn connection.. .
07/24/14
20140207937
new patent Determination of internet access
Internet access or connectivity is determined by sending a request to a third-party service to which connectivity is desired with an application on a client computing device and responsive to receiving a response, attempting to rule out a false positive response from an entity other than the third-party service.. .
07/24/14
20140207927
new patent Service bus workflow templates
In some examples, a service bus may include one or more computing devices configured to translate requests from one or more client applications to one or more proxy services. According to at least one example, a system may create a resource object based at least in part on a template.
07/24/14
20140207914
new patent Certification validation and associated content access
Identifying and validating certified individuals (such as fitness trainers) to conduct a fitness program in conjunction with one or more user devices includes a request message being received at a computing device to initiate a fitness client session, the request message includes a request to share content with the computing device and identification information of the request originator. As a result, a certification request message is generated and transmitted to a certification server.
07/24/14
20140207874
new patent Systems and methods for collaborating in a non-destructive testing system
A collaboration system may include a computing device that may communicate with the at least one other computing device via a computing network network. The computing device may receive data that has been acquired using one or more non-destructive testing (ndt) inspection devices, receive an input that may cause a list of one or more experts indicated as available to collaborate to be derived.
07/24/14
20140207867
new patent Multi-user and multi-device collaboration
Multi-user, multi-computing device collaborative work experience is provided. One or more computing devices, including wired and wireless personal computers, laptop computers, servers, handheld mobile computing devices, for example, mobile telephones, tablet type computers, slate type computers and the like, may be linked together to allow users of such devices to engage in a collaborative work session.
07/24/14
20140207862
new patent Systems and methods for collaborating in a non-destructive testing system using location information
A collaboration system for sharing data in a non-destructive testing (ndt) system may include a first computing device that may receive data that has been acquired using one or more ndt inspection devices. The first computing device may then establish a communication connection between itself and some other computing device such that the communication connection may enable the first computing device to share data with the other computing device.
07/24/14
20140207861
new patent Access control policies associated with freeform metadata
Approaches are described for security and access control for computing resources. Various embodiments utilize metadata, e.g., tags that can be applied to one or more computing resources (e.g., virtual machines, host computing devices, applications, databases, etc.) to control access to these and/or other computing resources.
07/24/14
20140207855
new patent Cooperative client and server logging
Various embodiments enable automatic cooperative logging of information associated with a connection between at least two computing devices. In some cases, a first computing device can automatically trigger logging on a second computing device upon detection of at least one scenario.
07/24/14
20140207824
new patent Access controls on the use of freeform metadata
Approaches are described for security and access control for computing resources. Various embodiments utilize metadata, e.g., tags that can be applied to one or more computing resources (e.g., virtual machines, host computing devices, applications, databases, etc.) to control access to these and/or other computing resources.
07/24/14
20140207686
new patent Secure real-time health record exchange
A method, an apparatus, and a computer program product for accessing electronic medical records are provided in which a portable computing device uniquely associated with a user authenticates an identification of the user and automatically retrieves information corresponding to the user from electronic healthcare records systems using the identification. The retrieved information may be combined with other information and electronically delivered to a healthcare provider or patient.
07/24/14
20140207642
new patent Trade order submission for electronic trading
Various systems and methods for trade order processing in an electronic trading environment are provided. The order processing includes initiating a first thread of instructions at a computing device to send a first trade order onto an electronic exchange.
07/24/14
20140207639
new patent Variable-based increment adjustment
Example methods, systems, and computer-readable media are disclosed to provide variable-based increment adjustment. An example method includes determining, using a computing device, whether to automatically adjust a first trading increment implemented in a trading interface to a second trading increment by monitoring for a condition related to activity in a trading market.
07/24/14
20140207636
new patent Systems and methods for modifying color characteristics of an image
Disclosed embodiments relate to a method implementable on a computing device for modifying color characteristics of an image. The method includes identifying one or more regions in the image based on a luminance value associated with one or more pixels in the image.
07/24/14
20140207611
new patent Personalized automated shopping system and method
A personalized, automated shopping system and method includes generating a virtual hold tag in a shopping application on a computer that provides one or more items for sale to a consumer operating a client computing device. The shopping application is associated with a retailer of the one or more items.
07/24/14
20140207591
new patent Integrating local products into global web services,
Systems and methods are disclosed herein for integrating locally carried products into web services provided by a global server. A user computing device, such as a mobile phone, is used to scan optical codes for products.
07/24/14
20140207512
new patent Timeline-based visual dashboard for construction
An embodiment of the invention includes a computer implemented method for monitoring construction. The method may include receiving information about a construction project.
07/24/14
20140207510
new patent Reducing meeting travel
A computing device retrieves meeting data from an electronic scheduling system. The meeting data includes a plurality of meetings, each of which is associated with a meeting location in a building including a plurality of floors and at least one elevator, a period of time, and one or more participants.
07/24/14
20140207499
new patent Check-in to a hotel room online
Techniques for allowing prospective hotel guests to check-in online are provided. An online check-in service sends, to a computing device of a prospective guest, an electronic notification that indicates that the prospective user can check-in online instead of having to wait in line at the hotel.
07/24/14
20140207459
new patent System and method for mobile automatic speech recognition
A system and method of updating automatic speech recognition parameters on a mobile device are disclosed. The method comprises storing user account-specific adaptation data associated with asr on a computing device associated with a wireless network, generating new asr adaptation parameters based on transmitted information from the mobile device when a communication channel between the computing device and the mobile device becomes available and transmitting the new asr adaptation data to the mobile device when a communication channel between the computing device and the mobile device becomes available.
07/24/14
20140207446
new patent Indefinite speech inputs
Embodiments are disclosed that relate to the use of speech inputs including indefinite quantitative terms as computing device inputs. For example, one disclosed embodiment provides a method of operating a computing device, the method including receiving a speech input comprising an indefinite quantitative term, determining a definite quantity corresponding to the indefinite quantitative term, and applying the definite quantity to an action performed via the computing device in response to the speech input..
07/24/14
20140207375
new patent Distribution of location and movement information of meeting participants
Location information of each participant in a carpool or other event may be automatically collected at a central server. The location information may be collected based on an ascertained location of a mobile computing device carried by a participant.
07/24/14
20140207373
new patent Location and distance based reminders
Location information of each participant may be linked to a reminder system or application on the participant's mobile computing device that reminds the participant of upcoming events, tasks, meetings, and so on. Instead of activating a reminder at a fixed reminder time, location information from location based services may be used to identify a current location of the mobile computing device.
07/24/14
20140206451
new patent Reconfigurable clip-on modules for mobile computing devices
A set of reconfigurable clip-on modules for mobile computing devices includes two or more modules and at least one of the modules has an input button or other control and at least one of the modules can communicate with the computing device without needing to be connected to it via a wire. The input button is mapped to a user input in a program, such as a game, which is running or displayed on the computing device to which the modules are clipped.
07/24/14
20140206400
new patent Place-specific buddy list services
An information service provides search and notifications to inform when certain people (e.g., friends, family, business contacts, etc.) are nearby so as to facilitate communications with those people. Users may define lists of people whose locations may be tracked by positioning equipment based on personal communications/computing devices carried by the people.
07/24/14
20140206393
new patent Location-based carpool survey trigger
A portable computing device of a carpool participant may include functionality enabling a mobile application executed on the device to detect an appropriate end of a carpool for a respective participant. Once the end of the carpool is detected for a particular carpool participant, the mobile application may automatically generate and present a carpool survey to the participant on the participant's mobile device.
07/24/14
20140206387
new patent Constraint-based scheduling for delivery of location information
Defining subscriptions to location information for a computing device (e.g., a mobile computing device). Application programs, services, and/or peer devices define the subscriptions based on constraints associated with requests for the location information.
07/24/14
20140206289
new patent Data-capable band management in an integrated application and network communication data environment
Techniques for data-capable band management in an integrated application and network communication data environment are described, including detecting a signal configured to initiate a pairing function being transmitted from a wearable computing device to an application, pairing the wearable computing device to the application, establishing a data communication link between the wearable computing device and the application, and configuring the application to transfer data between the wearable computing device and the application.. .
07/24/14
20140205984
new patent Systems and methods for monitoring learner engagement during a learning event
According to some aspects there is provided a learning system including at least one capture device for monitoring activity of at least one learner and at least one processor configured to: monitor the activity of the at least one learner during a learning event using the at least one capture device to generate learner activity data associated with the at least one learner; generate learner engagement data based upon the learner activity data associated with of the at least one learner, the learner engagement data being indicative of how engaged the learner is during the learning event; generate at least one learner engagement report based upon the learner engagement data; and provide the at least one learner engagement report to a computing device associated with an instructor.. .
07/24/14
20140205980
new patent Systems and methods for exercise animation software
An exercise system for use with a computing device to modify and demonstrate an exercise. The exercise system may be used to modify exercises and to collect and track data based on exercise performance.
07/24/14
20140205471
new patent Determining top-dead-center (tdc) of reciprocating compressor
Various embodiments include approaches for determining a top-dead-center (tdc) of a reciprocating compressor. In some cases, an apparatus includes: a pressure transducer configured to measure pressure fluctuations inside a compressor cylinder and convert the pressure fluctuations into an asynchronous waveform; and at least one computing device operably connected with the pressure transducer, the at least one computing device configured to: extract a data set representing piston angles over a single revolution of a piston within the compressor cylinder from the asynchronous waveform; remove data representing invalid piston angles from the data set to form a refined data set; determine an average piston angle for the single revolution from the refined data set; and adjust the refined data set to identify a top-dead-center (tdc) position of the piston within the compressor cylinder..
07/24/14
20140205116
new patent System, device, and method for establishing a microphone array using computing devices
A system, device, and method for generating an audio output includes a master computing device and a plurality of client computing devices. Each client computing device includes a microphone to record audio signals.
07/24/14
20140205099
new patent Inter-module authentication for securing application execution integrity within a computing device
Systems and methods for recognizing and reacting to malicious or performance-degrading behaviors in a mobile device include observing mobile device behaviors in an observer module within a privileged-normal portion of a secure operating environment to identify a suspicious mobile device behavior. The observer module may generate a concise behavior vector based on the observations, and provide the vector to an analyzer module in an unprivileged-secure portion of the secure operating environment.
07/24/14
20140205090
new patent Method and system for securely computing a base point in direct anonymous attestation
A method and system computes a basepoint for use in a signing operation of a direct anonymous attestation scheme. The method and system includes computing a basepoint at a host computing device and verifying the base point at a trusted platform module (tpm) device..
07/24/14
20140204701
new patent Apparatus and method for determination of far-field signature for marine seismic vibrator source
Computing device, system and method for calculating a far-field signature of a vibratory seismic source. The method includes determining an absolute acceleration of a piston of the vibratory seismic source while the vibratory seismic source generates a seismic wave; calculating, based on the absolute acceleration of the piston, a far-field waveform of the vibratory seismic source at a given point (o) away from the vibratory seismic source; and cross-correlating the far-field waveform with a driving pilot signal of the vibratory seismic source to determine the far-field signature of the vibratory seismic source..
07/24/14
20140204515
new patent Flexible hinge and removable attachment
Flexible hinge and removable attachment techniques are described. In one or more implementations, a flexible hinge is configured to communicatively and physically couple an input device to a computing device and may implement functionality such as a support layer and minimum bend radius.
07/24/14
20140204514
new patent Flexible hinge and removable attachment
Flexible hinge and removable attachment techniques are described. In one or more implementations, a flexible hinge is configured to communicatively and physically couple an input device to a computing device and may implement functionality such as a support layer and minimum bend radius.
07/24/14
20140204116
new patent Rendering a map using style identifiers
A computing device receives, via a communication network, map data including (i) a description of geometries of map features and (ii) a first description of visual characteristics defined separately and independently of the description of the geometries. The computing device applies the visual characteristics to the geometries to render a first digital map.
07/24/14
20140204094
new patent Dimensional data chart matrixes with drill operations
A computing device outputs a chart matrix defined by associating a first data dimension with a row edge and a second data dimension with a column edge. Members of the first data dimension are displayed as row headers of the chart matrix, and members of the second data dimension are displayed as column headers of the chart matrix.
07/24/14
20140204083
new patent Systems and methods for real-time distortion processing
Image data may be processed using graphics processing resources of a computing device. The processing may comprise resolving distortion in the image data using the graphics processing resources, which may comprise determining a distortion compensation model corresponding to the image data, and configuring the graphics processing resources to transform the image data in accordance with the distortion compensation model.
07/24/14
20140204029
new patent Systems and methods of eye tracking control
Methods and systems to facilitate eye tracking control are provided. A user input is received at a computing device.
07/24/14
20140203952
new patent Vehicle condition monitoring and reporting
A method includes receiving, at a computing device, vehicle condition data from a vehicle monitoring system of a vehicle. The method also includes analyzing the vehicle condition data based on a trigger table, and based on a determination that the vehicle condition data satisfies a particular trigger condition specified in the trigger table, adding an entry in an alert evaluation queue..
07/24/14
20140203947
new patent Storage and recall of buried asset data over communications networks for damage avoidance and mapping
A method for facilitating collection and recall of buried asset data on a mobile device on a network is provided. The mobile device transmits current position data of the mobile device to a server via the network, and receives from the server, a) buried asset data including depth data and electrical signal data for one or more buried assets, wherein the buried asset data corresponds to the current position data, and b) a stored image of a physical area corresponding to the current position data, wherein the stored image comprises markings indicating a position of the buried assets.
07/24/14
20140203911
new patent Detection of buried assets using current location and known buffer zones
A method on a mobile computing device for locating a buried asset is provided. The method includes receiving a data structure that represents a two dimensional area comprising a buffer zone at an above-surface location, wherein the buffer zone corresponds to a particular buried asset sought by an operator of the device and iteratively executing the following steps: a) calculating an above-surface location of the device; b) determining whether the above-surface location of the device is located within the two dimensional area; c) if the above-surface location is not located within the two dimensional area, determining whether a locating function of a component coupled with the mobile computing device is enabled, and if so, disabling the locating function; d) if the above-surface location is located within the area, determining whether the locating function of the component is disabled, and if so, enabling the locating function..
07/24/14
20140203909
new patent Methods and apparatus for providing assistance services for large crowds
In one example embodiment, a mobile computing device provides assistance services for visitors at events which involve large crowds and long distances. The mobile computing device may be used to read a unique identifier for a visitor from an identification token for the visitor.
07/24/14
20140203665
new patent Liquid activated failsafe for portable computing devices
The described embodiments relate generally to portable computing devices such as notebook computers and more particularly to failsafe mechanisms designed to prevent electrical shorts in the event that a portable computing device comes in contact with a liquid. A plurality of liquid sensors can be positioned within a computing device and electrically coupled to a controller.
07/24/14
20140203379
new patent Integration of laminate mems in bbul coreless package
An apparatus including a die including a first side and an opposite second side including a device side with contact points and lateral sidewalls defining a thickness of the die; a build-up carrier coupled to the second side of the die, the build-up carrier including a plurality of alternating layers of conductive material and insulating material, wherein at least one of the layers of conductive material is coupled to one of the contact points of the die; and at least one device within the build-up carrier disposed in an area void of a layer of patterned conductive material. A method and an apparatus including a computing device including a package including a microprocessor are also disclosed..
07/24/14
20140203149
new patent Mobile computing based railway crossing collision avoidance system
A device to prevent railway crossing accidents between a roadway vehicle and a train, by comparing the ups location of a roadway vehicle to the ups location of the railway crossing by means of a mobile computing device, and alerting the operator of a roadway vehicle when the vehicle is at a railway crossing when an fm radio signal transmitted by the train is also detected by the mobile computing device.. .


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