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 Carrier-attached copper foil, laminate, laminate producing method, printed wiring board producing method, and electronic device producing method patent thumbnailnew patent Carrier-attached copper foil, laminate, laminate producing method, printed wiring board producing method, and electronic device producing method
Provided herein is a carrier-attached copper foil having desirable laser drillability through an ultrathin copper layer, preferred for fabrication of a high-density integrated circuit substrate. The carrier-attached copper foil includes an interlayer and an ultrathin copper layer that are provided in this order on one or both surfaces of a carrier.
Jx Nippon Mining & Metals Corporation


 Automatic switching patent thumbnailnew patent Automatic switching
The present invention relates to an automatic switching method. A device according to an embodiment of the present invention is an automatic switching device in a second device, which comprises a controller for enabling the second device, together with a first device, to perform a terminal discovery and a service discovery, transmit a connection request message including a continuous connection field and an automatic connection mode from the second device, and receive a particular service from the first device on the basis of the information included in the connection request message, wherein the continuous connection field includes a service identifier..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


 Method, apparatus and system for triggering wireless communication devices to attach to a wireless communications network patent thumbnailnew patent Method, apparatus and system for triggering wireless communication devices to attach to a wireless communications network
A method for triggering a group of one or more detached wireless communication devices (122) to attach to a wireless communications network (101) for enabling data communications is disclosed. A trigger request message including a group identifier, size information for the group, and location information for the one or more wireless communication devices (122) is received (302) at the network (101).
Google Technology Holdings Llc


 Method for determining terminal identifier in wireless communication system supporting device-to-device communication and  same patent thumbnailnew patent Method for determining terminal identifier in wireless communication system supporting device-to-device communication and same
The present invention discloses a method for determining a user equipment identifier in a wireless communication system supporting device-to-device (d2d) communication; and an apparatus for the method. More specifically, a method for determining an identifier of a ue in a wireless communication system supporting d2d communication comprises receiving, a first ue, a d2d signal including a d2d identifier from a second ue; and determining, the first ue, an identifier of the second ue on the basis of the received d2d identifier and measurement information of a cellular signal and/or information about resources in which the d2d signal is received..
Lg Electronics Inc.


 Method for allocating temporary identifier to terminal in random access procedure in wireless communication system and apparatus tehrefor patent thumbnailnew patent Method for allocating temporary identifier to terminal in random access procedure in wireless communication system and apparatus tehrefor
Provided are a method for allocating a temporary radio network temporary identifier to a terminal within a random access procedure in a wireless communication system, and an apparatus supporting the same. The method for allocating a temporary radio network temporary identifier (t-rnti) to a user equipment (ue) within a random access procedure in a wireless communication system, includes transmitting, by the ue, a random access preamble to a base station (bs), transmitting, by the ue, a radio resource control (rrc) request message to the bs through a contention-based physical uplink shared channel (pusch) resource block in which uplink data can be transmitted without uplink resource allocation scheduling, and receiving, by the ue, an rrc connection setup message identified by a t-rnti allocated to the ue in response to the rrc request message, wherein the t-rnti is allocated on the basis of the contention-based pusch resource block in which the rrc request message has been transmitted..
Lg Electronics Inc.


 Detecting physical random access channel preambles in a long term evolution communication system patent thumbnailnew patent Detecting physical random access channel preambles in a long term evolution communication system
The present subject matter discloses a method implemented on a base station for generating physical random access channel (prach) reference segments and detecting prach preambles in a long term evolution (lte) communication system. The base station performs a series of mathematical techniques to generate the prach reference segments using a cazac sequence used for detecting prach preambles.
Tata Consultancy Services Limited


 Method and  traffic pattern dependent access coordination to a shared transmission medium patent thumbnailnew patent Method and traffic pattern dependent access coordination to a shared transmission medium
A method and apparatus for coordinating access to a shared transmission medium in a wireless local area network (wlan), in order to minimize the risk for collisions. The method includes identifying a station associated with a first basic service set (bss), and providing access opportunity to the station on the shared transmission medium in one or more time slots, which time slots are assigned dependent on a traffic pattern of the station..
Sony Corporation


 System information decoding in multi-subscription multi-standby communication devices patent thumbnailnew patent System information decoding in multi-subscription multi-standby communication devices
Embodiments include systems and methods for managing reception of system information transmissions from networks of a first subscription and a second subscription by a processor of a multi-subscription multi-standby communication device. The device processor may identify which of the first subscription and the second subscription has a lower rate of system information transmissions.
Qualcomm Incorporated


 Subframe availability for machine type communications (mtc) patent thumbnailnew patent Subframe availability for machine type communications (mtc)
Certain aspects of the present disclosure generally relate to wireless communications and more specifically to a method for machine type communications involving identifying one or more subframes, within at least one radio frame, unavailable for bundled transmissions across multiple subframes and communicating, via at least one narrowband region within a wider system bandwidth, using bundled transmissions across multiple subframes based on the identification.. .
Qualcomm Incorporated


 Coordination of downlink channel assignments for communication with cluster of access points in wireless network patent thumbnailnew patent Coordination of downlink channel assignments for communication with cluster of access points in wireless network
An example technique may include determining, by a user device, downlink control channel timing information for each of a plurality of access points including for a serving access point that serves the user device and one or more standby access points; sending, by the user device to a cluster set manager via the serving access point, the downlink control channel timing information for each of the plurality of access points; receiving, by the user device from the cluster set manager via the serving access point, downlink control channel allocations including information identifying a downlink control channel allocated to the user device for each of a plurality of the access points; and receiving, by the user device, information from at least one of a plurality of the access points via a downlink control channel allocated to the user device for the at least one of the plurality of access points.. .
Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy


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Dynamic assignment of unlicensed bands for data flow transmission

A network device may determine a sequence. The sequence may identify an order in which particular unlicensed bands, of a plurality of unlicensed bands in an unlicensed spectrum, are to be assigned for the transmission of data flows.
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.

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Method and reducing latency of lte uplink transmissions

A method and apparatus reduce latency of long term evolution (lte) uplink transmissions. An indication can be acquired, where the indication can indicate a set of frequency domain resource blocks for possible physical uplink shared channel (pusch) transmission in an uplink subframe.
Motorola Mobility Llc

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Low latency device-to-device communication

Methods, systems, and devices for wireless communication using various patterns of data and reference signals are described. For example, in a system that supports operation using different duration transmission time intervals (ttis), a base station may initiate communication with a user equipment (ue) or between two ues, and ues may communicate with the base station or with one another using an indicated pattern of data and reference signals.
Qualcomm Incorporated

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Method and reducing latency of lte uplink transmissions

A method and apparatus reduce latency of long term evolution (lte) uplink transmissions. Configuration information regarding a downlink control information (dci) message for a physical uplink shared channel (pusch) transmission can be acquired.
Motorola Mobility Llc

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Location of terminals in a communications network

A method (400, 500) of identifying nodes in a communications network is disclosed, the nodes being for use in locating wireless terminals within the network based upon reports from the wireless terminals of transmissions received from the nodes. The method (400, 500) comprises prioritising combinations of nodes in which at least three nodes are located around a reference node in a configuration satisfying similarity criteria to an idealised star configuration, wherein an idealised star configuration comprises three nodes evenly angularly distributed around, and at the same distance from, a reference node.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (pupl)

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Positioning reference signal (prs) generation for multiple transmit antenna systems

Disclosed embodiments pertain to a method of generating a positioning reference signal (prs) sequence for a system comprising a plurality of physical transmitting antenna elements serving a single cell. In some embodiments, the method may comprise: assigning a distinct physical antenna port (pap) identifier (id) to a subset of the plurality of physical transmitting antenna elements; and generating prs sequences for the subset of the plurality of physical transmitting antenna elements, wherein each prs sequence corresponds to a physical transmitting antenna element in the subset of the plurality of physical transmitting antenna elements, and each prs sequence has a corresponding frequency shift based, at least in part, on the pap id (h) of the corresponding physical transmitting antenna element..
Qualcomm Incorporated

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Apparatus and securely tracking event attendees using iot devices

An apparatus and method are described for securely tracking event attendees using iot devices. For example, one embodiment of a method comprises: associating each of a plurality of an internet of things (iot) devices with a different attendee at an event, the iot devices configured to form local wireless connections with one or more iot hubs and/or client devices; as a first attendee moves around the event, periodically establishing a local wireless connection between a first iot device associated with the first attendee and one or more iot hubs and/or client devices within range of the first iot device; transmitting one or more data packets from the one or more iot hubs and/or client devices to an iot service over the internet, the data packets including data identifying the first attendee, the first iot device, and one or more iot hubs and/or client devices to which the first iot device establishes the local wireless connections, the iot service storing the data from the data packets in a database; and using the data stored in the database to determine portions of the event visited by the first attendee..
Kiban Labs, Inc.

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Registering, deregistering and standby processing methods and systems for terminal peripheral

Provided are registering, deregistering and standby processing methods and systems for a terminal peripheral. The registering method includes that: a machine-to-machine/man (m2m) gateway pre-allocates a terminal peripheral group identifier of a terminal peripheral group to a terminal peripheral configured into the terminal peripheral group by an m2m user, and sets an initial state of the terminal peripheral, the terminal peripheral group identifier being used for identifying the terminal peripheral group to which the terminal peripheral belongs; the m2m gateway acquires a terminal peripheral identifier of the terminal peripheral initiating a registering request, and determines the terminal peripheral group identifier pre-allocated to the terminal peripheral according to the terminal peripheral identifier; and the m2m gateway sends the terminal peripheral identifier and the terminal peripheral group identifier to an m2m application through an m2m service platform..
Zte Corporation

new patent

Method and system for precise temperature and timebase ppm error estimation using multiple timebases

Methods and systems for precise temperature and timebase ppm error estimation using multiple timebases may comprise measuring a temperature corresponding to the plurality of timebases. The frequencies of the timebases may be compared to generate error functions for the timebases, and generating a more accurate reading of the temperature based, at least in part, on the measured temperature and the error functions for the timebases.
Maxlinear, Inc.

new patent

Power saving architectures and techniques in wireless networks

Architectures and techniques for power saving in densely deployed wireless networks are provided. An example system includes an access point device and devices wirelessly coupled to the access point device.
Intel Corporation

new patent

Cell access

The present disclosure provides a method for accessing a cell and a device for accessing a cell. The method for accessing a cell includes: receiving, by a terminal device, system information sent by a serving cell where the terminal device resides, wherein the system information comprises a cell resident risk identifier and measurement information; determining, based on the cell resident risk identifier, that the serving cell has a risk to be subjected to a lakeside effect, and detecting signal quality of the serving cell based on the measurement information; and determining whether the terminal device is subjected to the lakeside effect based on the detected signal quality, and accessing the serving cell when it is determined that the terminal device is not subjected to the lakeside effect.
China Mobile Communications Corporation

new patent

Method of scanning access point

A method of scanning an access point is disclosed. The method of scanning the access point includes creating a probe request frame including information created based on an identifier of an access point to be searched, and transmitting the probe request frame.
Kt Corporation

new patent

Specifying service combinations in pre-association discovery

A device for specifying service combinations in pre-association discovery includes at least one processor. The at least one processor may be configured to determine at least one combination of services of interest.
Broadcom Corporation

new patent

User terminal, radio base station and radio communication method

In order that a user terminal properly identifies a connection cell in a radio communication system (lte-u) for operating lte in an unlicensed band, a user terminal for communicating with a radio base station in an unlicensed band is provided with a detection section that detects a synchronization signal transmitted from a radio base station using a dummy cell id used in common among a plurality of radio base stations, an estimation section that performs channel estimation using a reference signal, and a reception processing section that performs reception processing of system information transmitted from a radio base station using a channel estimation result.. .
Ntt Docomo, Inc.

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Wi-fi power saving based on coarse motion classification information

Systems and methods are disclosed that may adjust the likelihood and/or frequency with which a wireless device performs scanning operations to reduce power consumption without degrading the ability of the wireless device to identify the best available access point with which to associate. In some aspects, the wireless device may adjust the likelihood and/or frequency of performing scanning operations based on a motion state of the wireless device, a change in the motion state of the wireless device, a signal strength of an associated access point, and/or the connection status of the wireless device..
Qualcomm Incorporated

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Enhanced quality of service class identifier modification

There are provided measures for enhanced quality of service class identifier modification. Such measures exemplarily comprise receiving a message indicative of a quality of service class identifier, determining, whether said quality of service class identifier is supported by a communication endpoint, and transmitting a response based on a result of said determining..
Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy

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Method and avoiding exceeding interference limits for a non-geostationary satellite system

A non-geosynchronous satellite system, where each satellite has an antenna (perhaps a multi-element antenna) to form a beam pattern comprising a set of beams in the footprint of the satellite, where in one implementation each beam is substantially elliptical in shape having a minor axis and a major axis, where the minor axes are substantially collinear and the major axes are substantially oriented east to west. For a satellite, power is reduced or turned off for a subset of the set of beams, wherein each beam in the subset is reduced at or below a corresponding power level such that when a beam is powered above its corresponding power level an equivalent power flux-density (epfd) exceeds a limit at some point on the earth's surface..
Qualcomm Incorporated

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Rrm measurement method and apparatus in tdd system

The present disclosure provides an rrm measurement method and apparatus in a tdd system, so as to resolve a current problem that in a process of an inter-frequency measurement or an inter-rat measurement in a tdd system, ue cannot perform an rrm measurement on a cell whose tdd uplink-downlink configuration identifier is 0. In embodiments of the present disclosure, ue performs an rrm measurement on a cell whose tdd uplink-downlink configuration identifier is 0 by using a corresponding rrm measurement method according to measurement indication information that is carried in an rrm measurement message delivered by a network device.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

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Geo-location in a wireless communication network

A method for geo-location of a wireless communication unit (410) is provided. The communication unit (410) communicates with a wireless communication network (430) of a wireless communication system (400).
Viavi Solutions Uk Limited

new patent

Wearable device and a storing credentials associated with an electronic device in said wearable device

The disclosure relates in general to a wearable device for serving as a personal id towards electronic devices. In particular the disclosure provides a wearable device for storing credential data or password from an electronic device, which device is configured for serving as personal id towards an electronic device, such as a mobile phone or other smart devices..
Sony Mobile Communications Inc.

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Securing a wireless mesh network via a chain of trust

A master beacon device emits a data packet that is received and retransmitted by servant beacon devices in a wireless mesh network that enables the beacon devices to detect the received signal strength indicator (“rssi”) of beacon devices in proximity. Each servant beacon device transmits survey data packets comprising the rssis and hardware identifiers of proximate beacon devices to the master beacon device, which constructs a first virtual map of the mesh network.
Google Inc.

new patent

Customer communication system

A system for automatic authentication of service requests includes authentication of a remote access device. This authentication may be accomplished automatically prior to text or audio communication between a customer and a service agent.

new patent

Hand held electronic device with near field communication element and associated sensor

The present invention provides a hand held electronic device, which includes a near field communication element located proximate a top of the device, that is adapted for being selectively enabled. The hand held electronic device further includes a user identification sensor, which in at least some instances is a further near field communication element, and is adapted for confirming the identity of an authorized user of the device.
Motorola Mobility Llc

new patent

Method and system for off-net message communications

Methods and apparatus for routing off-net short message service (sms) messages between a first service provider network and a terminating service provider network are provided herein. In some embodiments, the method includes receiving a first sms message including a first identifier associated with a first subscriber of the first service provider network stored in a source address field directed to a second identifier, determining that the second identifier is associated with a second subscriber of the terminating service provider network, associating the first identifier with a local reply identifier in a mapping database, replacing the first identifier in the source address field with the local reply identifier, and routing the first sms message including the local reply identifier stored in the source address field to the second identifier..
Vonage America Inc.

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Robust indoor localization by partitioning space

A mobile device comprising: i) receive path circuitry configured to detect signals transmitted by a plurality of wall-mounted beacons in a structure in which the mobile device is located, the receive path circuitry further configured to determine a received signal strength indicator (rssi) value associated with each detected beacon and to determine an identification (id) value transmitted by each detected beacon; ii) a memory configured to store a floor plan of the structure; and iii) processing circuitry configured to identify a first detected beacon and a second detected beacon mounted on opposing sides of a first wall using the floor plan and the transmitted id values of the first and second detected beacons. The processing circuitry uses the rssi value of the first detected beacon and the rssi value of the second detected beacon to determine if the mobile phone is on the same side of the first wall as the first detected beacon or the second detected beacon..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

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System and methods for determining location of pop displays with wireless beacons using known wireless beacon locations

Systems and methods for using wireless beacons in point of purchase (“pop”) displays to facilitate the delivery of consumer oriented content to mobile devices is disclosed herein. Wireless beacons may be used to broadcast wireless signals from pop displays, where the wireless signals include data packets with unique identifiers for the wireless beacons.
Shelf Bucks, Inc.

new patent

Method and access point location token

The disclosure generally relates to a method and apparatus for using a location token to locate a mobile device in a mapped environment. In one embodiment, the disclosure relates to identifying an ap in the environment using an ap location token.
Lntel Ip Corporation

new patent

Method for providing on-demand digital representations to mobile devices in other geographic locations

A request is received from a mobile device located in a first geographic location for an image displaying a second geographic location. Mobile devices are geolocated and those located within a predetermined distance from the second geographic location are identified.

new patent

Server device and information processing system

A server apparatus includes: a communication unit that communicates with a first communication apparatus and a second communication apparatus; a registration unit that, upon obtaining identification data of a mobile terminal which has been lost from the first communication apparatus, registers the identification data; and an output unit that, upon obtaining position data and the identification data from the second communication apparatus, outputs the position data when the identification data is registered, the position data indicating a position of the second communication apparatus at the time when the second communication apparatus receives the identification data sent from the mobile terminal.. .
Ase Co., Ltd.

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Relaying device, voice communication system, and voice communication method

[solution] in a voice communication system, a relaying device relays voice communication of a plurality of section systems. The relaying device stores, with respect to each of the section systems, a plurality of pieces of area information divided on the basis of the communication range of a wireless access point.

new patent

Geolocation device for a telecommunication system

A tracker (16) arranged to launch active location cell monitoring of a mobile communication device (9) whose mobile device identifier has been selected by the sorter (14).. .

new patent

Self-adjusting environmental behavioral system for gps/cellular locator

A system and method is provided for wirelessly tracking a tracking device. The subject of the tracking device may be a person, group of people or an article of interest.
Whereiblegps

new patent

Wireless transmission of network parameters

Methods, systems, and computer readable media may facilitate pairing of a wireless client with an access point (ap). In embodiments, a wireless device such as a bi-directional remote control unit (e.g., bluetooth, or rf4ce (radio frequency for consumer electronics)) or other device configured to receive and transmit wireless communications may be used to download network parameters such as a target service set identifier (ssid), wps pin/passphrase code, and/or other information from the ap and then use the same wireless device to download the network parameters from the wireless device to a client device.
Arris Enterprises Llc

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Verification of wireless transmitter articles in proximity to registered devices

A computer-implemented method includes receiving a user identifier from a wireless tracking device that reads a user identifier article in proximity to the wireless tracking device; identifying a geographic location of the wireless tracking device; performing a look-up of a client device of the user; identifying first and second wireless routers that are positioned in the identified geographic location; transmitting, to the first router, a first request message to transmit to the client device of the user; transmitting, to the second router, a second request message to transmit to the client device; receiving, by the one or more computers from the first and second routers, reply messages transmitted by the client device; determining a geographic location of the client device; and verifying, based on the geographic location of the client device and the geographic location of the reader, that the user is in proximity to the client device.. .
Fmr Llc

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System and evaluating media segments for interestingness

Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and computer-readable storage device for analyzing a first audiofile, to yield a first analysis, wherein the first analysis identifies a first segment of a first plurality of segments within the first audiofile, the first segment being one of a most interesting segment, a most important segment, a most relevant segment, and a most representative segment. A same analysis can be performed on a second audiofile, to yield a second analysis, wherein the second analysis identifies a second segment of a second plurality of segments within the second audiofile, the second segment comprising one of a most interesting segment, a most important segment, a most relevant segment, and a most representative segment.
Avaya Inc.

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Base properties in a media playback system

An example implementation may involve a playback device assigning, to the playback device, a zone property that is assigned to a device base (e.g., a charging base) that the playback device is placed upon. For instance, a playback device may identify a particular base onto which the playback device is placed.
Sonos, Inc.

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Vowel and consonant discriminating microphones using carbon nanotubes

A condenser microphone and a method for discriminates a first segment and a second segment in a spoken sound, is provided by using carbon nanotube bundles as capacitor materials. Such capacitor capacitance varies due to the quantum thermal mechanism of cnts when a spoken sound containing vowel segments and consonant segments passes through the cnts, so that the vowel segments and the consonant segments can be detected and separated..
International Business Machines Corporation

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Location based advertising and querying for low power devices in a wireless local-area network

Apparatuses, methods, and computer readable media are disclosed for location based advertising and querying for low power devices in a wireless local-area network. An apparatus is disclosed including memory and processing circuitry couple to the memory, where the processing circuitry is configured to: encode a location-based advertisement (lba) frame comprising a first location identifier (lid) and a duration, configure the access point to transmit the lba frame to a sensor hub with a second lid, where the first lid and the second lid match, and decode a feedback report from the sensor hub, where the feedback report is in response to the lba frame.

new patent

Detection of common media segments

Provided are systems, methods, and computer-program products for identifying a media content stream when the media content stream is playing an unscheduled media segment. A computing device may receive a plurality of media content streams, where at least two of the plurality of media content streams concurrently includes a same unscheduled media segment.
Vizio Lnscape Technologies, Llc

new patent

Advertisement delivery system

The invention is an advertisement delivery system and a method based on this system. The system comprises a display device, a broadcast server, an advertisement processing server and a capture device that has a capture unit.

new patent

Digital device and data processing method by digital device

Disclosed are various embodiment(s) for a digital device and a service processing method by the digital device. Here, a digital device according to an embodiment of the present invention comprises: a display processing unit for transmitting a first lifecycle message, a second lifecycle message, and coordinate information on the size and the position of the second application in a display, to webkits of a first application and a second application, when a plurality of applications exist in the foreground; a display engine comprising a main sink for the first application and a sub sink for the second application; and a video processing unit for connecting the first application to the main sink of the display engine according to an identifier and a connection request received from a webkit of the first application and connecting the second application to the sub sink of the display engine according to an identifier and a connection request received from a webkit of the second application.
Lg Electronics Inc.

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Optimizing media fingerprint retention to improve system resource utilization

Provided are devices, computer-program products, and methods for removing redundant data associated with frames. For example, a method can include receiving an initial frame, determining initial cue data for the initial frame, and sending the initial cue data to a server.
Vizio Inscape Technologies, Llc

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Media production system with scheduling feature

In one aspect, an example method is disclosed. The method includes (i) accessing, by a first computing system, a program schedule for a media program; (ii) identifying, by the first computing system, a second computing system, wherein the identifying is based on the second computing system being associated with an event scheduled in the accessed program schedule; (iii) determining, by the first computing system, an estimated time period remaining until the event is scheduled to begin; and (iv) causing, by the first computing system, the identified second computing system to present, via a user interface of the second computing system, the determined estimated time period remaining until the event is scheduled to begin..
Tribune Broadcasting Company, Llc

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Systems and methods to verify and/or correct media lineup information

Systems and methods to verify and/or correct media lineup information are disclosed. An example method includes comparing signature data representative of media to recurring segment reference signatures in a signature database.
The Nielsen Company (us), Llc

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Media production system with score-based display feature

In one aspect, an example method includes (i) selecting, by a computing system, a media content item from a set of multiple media content items; (ii) identifying, by the computing system, a set of operations that a media production system and/or a media broadcast system performed in connection with the selected media content item; (iii) for each operation in the identified set of operations, determining, by the computing system, a respective operation score; (iv) using, by the computing system, the one or more determined operation scores to determine a media content item score of the selected media content item; (v) repeating (i)-(iv) above for each remaining media content item in the set of multiple media content items; and (vi) displaying a reference to each media content item in the set of multiple media content items, wherein the displayed references are arranged based on the determined media content item scores.. .
Tribune Broadcasting Company, Llc

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Media production system with scheduling feature

In one aspect, an example method is disclosed. The method includes (i) receiving, by a computing system, social media (sm) content, wherein the sm content includes one or more elements; (ii) storing, by the computing system, each of the one or more elements of the received sm content into a respective one of one or more fields of a record; (iii) establishing, by the computing system, a link between each of the one or more fields of the record and a respective one of one or more placeholders of a template; (iv) generating, by the computing system, a schedule object that identifies the record, the template, and the established one or more links; and (v) modifying, by the computing system, a program schedule for a media program by inserting the generated schedule object into the program schedule..
Tribune Broadcasting Company, Llc

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Methods and apparatus to detect spillover

Methods and apparatus to improve the accuracy of crediting media exposure through detecting reverberation indicative of spillover. Example disclosed methods involve determining periods of loudness in media presented by a media presentation device, and identifying a quantity of the periods of loudness that satisfy a duration threshold.
The Nielsen Company (us), Llc

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Video production system with social media content item modification feature

In one aspect, an example method includes (i) selecting, by a computing system, a social media (sm) content item; (ii) identifying, by the computing system, an element of the selected sm content item based on the element being associated with a particular characteristic; (iii) modifying, by the computing system, the selected sm content item by modifying the identified element of the selected sm content item; and (iv) generating, by the computing system, video content that includes the modified sm content item.. .
Tribune Broadcasting Company, Llc

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Method and device for transmitting and receiving broadcast signal for providing hevc stream trick play service

The present invention relates to a method and a device for transmitting and receiving a broadcast signal for an hevc stream trick play. The method for transmitting a broadcast signal, according to one embodiment of the present invention, comprises the steps of: generating a video stream by encoding video data, wherein the video stream comprises pvr assist information having the maximum temporal identification information value of the video stream; generating a broadcast signal comprising the generated video stream; and transmitting the generated broadcast signal..
Lg Electronics Inc.

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Method and predictive encoding/decoding of motion vector

A video encoding apparatus includes: a predictor to generate a predicted block of a current block corresponding to a predicted motion vector and a differential motion vector; and an entrophy encoder to encode an index for use in identifying the predicted motion vector of the current block and the differential motion vector in a bitstream, where the predicted motion vector of the current block corresponds to a motion vector identified by the index in an inter prediction mode, and where the index corresponds to at least one of representative blocks determined using neighboring blocks of the current block, in consideration of priorities of block positions.. .
Sk Telecom Co., Ltd.

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Context-based depth sensor control

An electronic device (100) includes a depth sensor (120), a first imaging camera (114, 116), and a controller (802). The depth sensor (120) includes a modulated light projector (119) to project a modulated light pattern (500).
Google Technology Holdings Llc

new patent

Three-dimensional dense structure from motion with stereo vision

Disclosed examples include three-dimensional imaging systems and methods to reconstruct a three-dimensional scene from first and second image data sets obtained from a single camera at first and second times, including computing feature point correspondences between the image data sets, computing an essential matrix that characterizes relative positions of the camera at the first and second times, computing pairs of first and second projective transforms that individually correspond to regions of interest that exclude an epipole of the captured scene, as well as computing first and second rectified image data sets in which the feature point correspondences are aligned on a spatial axis by respectively applying the corresponding first and second projective transforms to corresponding portions of the first and second image data sets, and computing disparity values of a stereo disparity map according to the rectified image data sets to construct.. .
Texas Insturments Incorporated

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Non-feature extraction-based dense sfm three-dimensional reconstruction method

The present invention discloses a non-feature extraction dense sfm three-dimensional reconstruction method, comprising: inputting n images about a certain scenario, n≧2; establishing a world coordinate system consistent with a certain camera coordinate system; constructing an objective function similar to optical flow estimation by taking a depth of a three-dimensional scenario and a camera projection matrix as variables; employing a from coarse to fine pyramid method; designing an iterative algorithm to optimize the objective function; outputting depth representing the three-dimensional information of the scenario and a camera projection matrix representing relative location and pose information of the camera; and realizing dense projective, similarity or euclidean reconstruction according to the depth representing the three-dimensional information of the scenario. The present invention can accomplish dense sfm three-dimensional reconstruction with one step.
Sun Yat-sen University

new patent

Continuous adjustable 3deeps filter spectacles for optimized 3deeps stereoscopic viewing, control method and means therefor, and system and generating and displaying a modified video

A source video comprising 2d image frames is acquired, and an image frame including two or more motion vectors describing motion in the image frame is obtained, wherein each of the motion vectors is associated with a region of the image frame. A parameter is calculated for the following: (a) a lateral speed of the image frame, using the motion vectors, and (b) a direction of motion of the image frame, using the more motion vectors.

new patent

Imaging apparatus and imaging system

In a case where an add videoencoderconfiguation command received by a communication unit 1005 includes a second identifier and a videoencoderconfiguration stored in a storage unit 1002 is added to a media profile stored in the storage unit 1002, an imaging apparatus removes the videoencoderconfiguration from the mediaproflie stored in the storage unit 1002 and reads a videoencoderconfiguration2 associated with the second identifier, which the command received by the communication unit 1005 includes, from the storage unit 1002, and adds the read videoencoderconfiguration2 to the mediaproflie stored in the storage unit 1002.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

new patent

Longwall face support in an underground mine

The invention relates to the longwall face support of an underground mine having supports (plates 1-18), which longwall face support comprises camera housings (35) each having two cameras (36), which record a monitoring area of the face having a plurality of plates in the longitudinal direction of the gallery and the most complete registration possible of the cross section of the gallery. The cameras in a monitoring area are assigned to a common power supply unit (48) for the power supply and are equipped with intrinsically safe electronics.
Tiefenbach Control Systems Gmbh

new patent

Background modification in video conferencing

Methods and systems for real-time video processing can be used in video conferencing to modify image quality of background. One example method includes the steps of receiving a video including a sequence of images, identifying at least one object of interest (e.g., a face) in one or more of the images, detecting feature reference points of the at least one object of interest, and tracking the at least one object of interest in the video.
Avatar Merger Sub Ii, Llc

new patent

Camera view control using unique nametags and gestures

Embodiments disclosed herein provide systems, methods, and computer readable media for controlling a camera view using unique nametags and gestures. In a particular embodiment, a method provides identifying a plurality of items at a location from video captured of the location by the video camera and associating a unique nametag of a plurality of unique nametags to each item of the plurality of items.
Avaya Inc.

new patent

Information processing apparatus, information processing system, and image processing method

An information processing apparatus includes a first communication circuit that communicates with a memory that stores address information of an image processing apparatus, circuitry that reads the address information of the image processing apparatus from the memory, and a second communication circuit that exchanges data with the image processing apparatus identified with the address information read from the memory through a communication network.. .

new patent

Increasing spatial resolution of panoramic video captured by a camera array

The present disclosure involves systems, software, and computer implemented methods for increasing spatial resolution of panoramic video captured by a camera array. In one example, a method may include identifying a captured image from each camera in a camera array associated with a capture of a panoramic video.
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

new patent

Camera clustering and tracking system

Various embodiments provide for a camera clustering and tracking system that can facilitate communications between cameras at an event to coordinate filming and coverage of an event. The camera can identify, locate, and cooperate with other similar cameras in order to share video analytics of the event and coordinate viewing angles to optimize event coverage.
Ampervue Incorporated

new patent

Image sensor and driving method thereof, and image capturing apparatus

An image sensor comprising: a plurality of unit pixels, arranged in matrix, each having a plurality of photoelectric conversion portions for accumulating charge corresponding to a quantity of incident light; color filters, arranged for the plurality of unit pixels, respectively, that mainly pass light of wavelengths corresponding to different colors; first control signal lines arranged between every predetermined number of rows and connected to the unit pixels, included in the predetermined number of rows, corresponding to the color filters of a first color; and second control signal lines arranged between the every predetermined number of rows and connected to the unit pixels, included in the same predetermined number of rows that include the unit pixels corresponding to the color filters of the first color, corresponding to the color filters of a second color.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

new patent

Arrangement for, and , reducing server processing requirements of a host server

Video cameras are distributed throughout a venue. Each camera is operated under control of a host server to capture a video stream of images of targets at a frame rate and resolution.
Symbol Technologies, Llc

new patent

Inspecting device and inspecting inspection target

An inspecting device for inspecting an inspection target is provided. The inspecting device includes a mono-color image-retrieving module, illuminating modules and a control module.
Test Research, Inc.

new patent

Image processing method and image processing system assigning different gains to different sections

The present invention discloses an image processing method and an image processing system adopting the same. The method includes the steps of: (a) obtaining a pixel array representing an image; (b) segmenting the pixel array into two or more non-overlapping regions; (c) identifying a capacitor discharging rate of each of the regions; (d) generating a pulse width modulation (pwm) signal when a voltage level dropping of a capacitor exceeds a predetermined threshold; and (e) applying exposure parameters to the regions according to the capacitor discharging rate of the regions, respectively, wherein the exposure parameter applied to one of the regions is different from the exposure parameter applied to at least another one of the regions..
Pixart Imaging (penang) Sdn. Bhd.

new patent

Information processing apparatus, processing information, and computer program

An information processing method includes calculating at least one difference value between a pixel value of a target pixel in an input image obtained by capturing a document image and a pixel value of a corresponding pixel in a shade component image at coordinates identical to those of the target pixel. The shade component image represents shade components of the input image.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

new patent

Correction image forming apparatus

A correction method for an image forming apparatus including a light source including a plurality of light emitting points, a photosensitive member configured to rotate in a first direction so that a latent image is formed thereon with light beams emitted from the light source, and a deflecting unit configured to deflect the light beams emitted from the light source in a second direction orthogonal to the first direction to form scanning lines, the correction method including a correction step of correcting sparseness and denseness of density in the first direction caused by deviation of the scanning lines in the first direction by moving a predetermined pixel in the first direction in accordance with the deviation of the scanning lines and causing a pixel value of the predetermined pixel to be output in accordance with a movement of the predetermined pixel.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

new patent

Correction image forming apparatus

A correction method for an image forming apparatus including: a light source including light emitting points, a photosensitive member configured to rotate in a first direction, and a deflecting unit configured to deflect light beam emitted from the light source in a second direction orthogonal to the first direction to form scanning lines, the correction method including a correction step of correcting sparseness and denseness of density in the first direction caused by deviation of the scanning lines by moving a predetermined pixel in the first direction in accordance with the deviation, and causing a pixel value of the predetermined pixel to be output in accordance with movement of the predetermined pixel, wherein the correction step corrects the sparseness and denseness of the density based on the deviation of the scanning lines and the pixel value of the pixel, which are adjusted in accordance with an image forming condition.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

new patent

Correction image forming apparatus

A correction method for an image forming apparatus including a light source including light emitting points, a photosensitive member configured to rotate in a first direction, and a deflecting unit configured to deflect light beams emitted from the light source in a second direction orthogonal to the first direction, the correction method includes: a first correction step of correcting sparseness and denseness of density in the first direction by moving a predetermined pixel in the first direction, and causing a pixel value of the predetermined pixel to be output or not to be output in accordance with movement of the predetermined pixel; and a second correction step of correcting the pixel value of the predetermined pixel by moving the pixel value of the predetermined pixel in the second direction so that a pixel value is caused to be output or not to be output with a plurality of continuous pixels.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

new patent

Application-aware data charging

There is provided a method in a node of a communications network, the method comprising logging packet information for network traffic related to a client. The method further comprises sending the logged packet information for network traffic related to the client from a network layer to an host layer within the node.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

new patent

Customer communication system including scheduling

A system for automatic authentication of service requests includes authentication of a remote access device. This authentication may be accomplished automatically prior to text or audio communication between a customer and a service agent.

new patent

Processing test calls from elevator emergency telephones

The invention allows utilizing caller line identification (cli) feature in receiving test emergency calls from any kind of elevator emergency telephones. A call attempt including cli information from an elevator emergency telephone is received at an elevator emergency call receiver unit.
Kone Corporation

new patent

Electronic apparatus and communicating method thereof

An electronic device and a communication method thereof according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention are configured for displaying an identification image associated with identification data, recording sensitivity data for outputting an object to the identification image on a basis of a user input that is input in association with the identification image, and transmitting the recorded sensitivity data.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd

new patent

Notifications with custom user interface

Notifications for an accessory device are received at a mobile companion device. The notifications are directed to a notification processing application of the companion device that processes notifications intended for accessory device applications.
Apple Inc.

new patent

Method and controlling devices

The present disclosure relates to a method and an apparatus for controlling a device. The method includes obtaining model identification information of a device to be controlled.
Xiaomi Inc.

new patent

Role-based access to shared resources

Information identifying a user as having accessed a first network device from an external network connected device is received at an intermediate network connected device from an edge network device. The intermediate network connected device is arranged between the first network device and a second network device.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

new patent

Information processing device, information processing method, program and storage medium

The oldest time of the times represented by the pieces of behavior time information included in the pieces of latest behavior log information respectively transmitted by the log information generation servers is detected as a most-delayed server latest log time on the basis of pieces of behavior log information and pieces of server identification information stored in a storing unit. A collection reference time based on the detected most-delayed server latest log time is set.
Rakuten, Inc.

new patent

Engine, an adaptive search engine on the client computer using domain social network data as the search topic sources

An engine, system and method for a domain social network that interconnects internet users with at least domains owned by or of interest to those internet users, and that may obtain and/or forward obtained dynamic data regarding those domains automatically, such as by web service or email service. The dynamic data may be used to filter and protect content and data of the respective domains, to protect users by identifying low quality web pages or malicious software or pages, to isolate or improve search results regarding the domain, and/or to improve internet-based transaction flow, such as the creation of advertising..

new patent

Two-way meet-up notifications

In one embodiment, a method includes determining a first geographic location of a client computer of a first user, receiving one or more first meet-up preferences from the first user, and identifying a second user based on one or more notification rules and the first meet-up preferences. The second user may be associated with one or more second meet-up preferences.
Facebook, Inc.

new patent

Automated service discovery in i.t. environments

An automatic service monitor in an information technology environment may be equipped to automatically process machine data originating from a running it environment to identify the entities that perform services in the environment, and to reflect the discovered entities and service associations in the control and configuration data that directs the monitoring operations performed by the system.. .
Splunk Inc.

new patent

Screen sharing system, information processing apparatus and storage medium

According to one embodiment, a first client device updates a display on a first screen in accordance with an operation of a user, and transmits, together with identification information of the first screen, information relating to the operation of the user. A storage unit stores correspondence information in which the identification information of the first screen is correlated with identification information of plural client devices.
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

new patent

Service onboarding

Service onboarding can include registering an artifact of a service with a control service. Service onboarding can include assigning a credential to a service account associated with a service, wherein the credentials include a limited authorization.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development Lp

new patent

Video-production system with social-media features

In one aspect, a method includes (i) accessing, by a computing system, a social media (sm) platform, (ii) selecting, by the computing system, a sm content item published on the sm platform, (iii) responsive to selecting the sm content item, the computing system receiving an account identifier and a timestamp each corresponding to the selected sm content item, (iv) using, by the computing system, the received account identifier and timestamp to retrieve the sm content item from the sm platform, and (v) integrating, by the computing system, the retrieved sm content item into a video program.. .
Tribune Broadcasting Company, Llc

new patent

Media production system with location-based feature

In one aspect, an example method is disclosed. The method includes (i) determining, by a first computing system, a first location; (ii) identifying, by the first computing system, a second computing system, wherein the identifying is based the determined first location and a second location of the second computing system having a threshold extent of similarity; (iii) causing, by the first computing system, the identified second computing system to facilitate performing a set of acts comprising transmitting media content to the first computing system; (iv) receiving, by the first computing system, the transmitted media content; (v) generating, by the first computing system, media content that includes the received media content; and (vi) transmitting, by the first computing system, to a third computing system, the generated media content for presentation of the generated media content..
Tribune Broadcasting Company, Llc

new patent

Media production system with social media feature

In one aspect, an example method is disclosed. The method includes (i) selecting, by a first computing system, social media (sm) content; (ii) identifying, by the first computing system, a second computing system associated with the selected sm content; and (iii) causing, by the first computing system, the identified second computing system to facilitate performing a set of acts comprising transmitting media content to the first computing system..
Tribune Broadcasting Company, Llc

new patent

Media content skipping

A first index to a media content item and a second index to the media content item are stored on a media device. Each first index specifies a location in the media content item at which user input was received to skip a portion of the media content item.
Echostar Technologies L.l.c.

new patent

Device and transferring the rendering of multimedia content

A transfer method and a method for controlling the transfer of digital content. The content is available on a content server, accessible via a service gateway, and can be processed by at least two devices of a user, namely a first device known as the mobile device and at least one second device known as the rendering device.
Orange

new patent

Delivery of enhanced content related to a broadcast work

A preference related to the broadcast of a work, for example a song, advertisement, or enhanced content associated with the work can be obtained from an end user. The work is associated with one of a plurality of unique identifiers, such as a unified numbering system (uns) identifier, and the uns identifier can be used to associate enhanced content associated with the work.
Iheartmedia Management Services, Inc.

new patent

Conference reconstruction in sip networks

During a session initiation protocol dialog setup, the user agent sends an invite message with an sdp offer to the conference controller, and the conference controller provides to a media gateway a unique session identifier, a unique conference identifier, and optionally at least one of feature information and/or policy information. If the conference controller restarts, the media gateway may provide the conference controller the unique session identifier, the unique conference identifier, and the optional feature and/or policy information.
Avaya Inc.

new patent

Method and device for establishing webrtc communications

A method for establishing a web communication between a web browser running on a first terminal and a web browser running on a second terminal, distinct from a communication via a web browser being previously established between the first and second terminals. Following detection, by the first terminal, of a user interaction requesting establishment of a web communication with the second terminal, the first terminal creates a session identifier including at least one identifier of the first terminal, and generates a url address including the created session identifier.
Orange

new patent

System and call termination via an over-the-top (ott) call service, based on connection characteristics

A system and method for connecting a call from an originating endpoint of a calling party to a terminating endpoint of a called party. The system comprises: a first computer system configured to i) receive, from a second computer system, a plurality of subscriber identifiers for a first over-the-top (ott) call service, comprising a subscriber identifier of the called party, ii) receive, from a third computer system, a first series of plural updates for a predetermined connection characteristic and corresponding to the subscriber identifier of the called party, and iii) generate a signal for controlling the call, wherein the signal indicates to route the call either a) via the first ott call service or b) via a different call service, based the first series of plural updates; and a networking device configured to route the call to the terminating endpoint, based on the signal..
Tata Communications (america) Inc.

new patent

Methods, devices and computer programs for subjecting traffic associated with a service to a specific treatment

A method aims at providing a service in a communication network, and comprises the following steps. An access to a service requiring authentication is initiated by a ue (100), an identity management node (300) authenticates the ue, and then sends, to a pcrf node (400), a message comprising: service information for identifying the service to which access is initiated, identification information for identifying the ue, and authentication information determined upon authenticating the ue.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

new patent

System and identifying and preventing vulnerability exploitation using symbolic constraints

A system and method for identifying and preventing vulnerability exploitation is provided. The system comprises a processor and memory.
Narf Industries, Llc

new patent

Data-driven semi-global alignment technique for masquerade detection in stand-alone and cloud computing systems

Systems and methods are provided for intrusion detection, specifically, identifying masquerade attacks in large scale, multiuser systems, which improves the scoring systems over conventional masquerade detection systems by adopting distinct alignment parameters for each user. For example, the use of ddsga may result in a masquerade intrusion detection hit ratio of approximately 88.4% with a small false positive rate of approximately 1.7%.
Qatar University, Office Of Academic Research

new patent

Identifying apparatus, identifying method, and identifying program

A command and control server identifying apparatus provides data received by malware upon execution of the malware with a tag that allows to uniquely identify communication destination information of a source of the data, and tracks propagation of the data provided with the tag. Then, the command and control server identifying apparatus obtains a tag of data referred to by a branch instruction executed by the malware among tracked data.
Nippon Telegraph And Telephone Corporation

new patent

Inspection of traffic via sdn

A method and related apparatus for performing inspection of flows within a software defined network includes identifying a security appliance within a software defined network, identifying candidate traffic flows flowing in the software defined network to be inspected, selecting one of the candidate traffic flows for security inspection, and communicating with a software defined network controller to cause the one of the candidate traffic flows to be redirected towards the security appliance for inspection or to cause the one of the candidate traffic flows to be copied and a resulting copy thereof forwarded to the security appliance for inspection.. .
Cisco Technology, Inc.

new patent

Method and system for dark matter scanning

A method and system for scanning a computing system network for dark matter computing systems and computing devices. The method includes establishing a communication link between a master server and at least one target scanning agent that has at least one network computing system coupled thereto, creating a scanning job for the target scanning agent, building a scanning job command based on the scanning job, sending the scanning job command to the target scanning agent, receiving scanning job results from the target agent, parsing through the received scanning job results for identifying information of hosts in the network computing system detected during the scanning job, determining which detected hosts are known hosts and which detected hosts are unknown hosts based on the identifying information, and comparing the identifying information of the unknown hosts to reference identifying information to determine which of the unknown hosts are dark matter..
Unisys Corporation

new patent

Identification apparatus, control method therefor, and storage medium

There is provided an identification apparatus. A storage unit stores an operation history as a history of an operation executed in at least one information processing apparatus.
Canon Denshi Kabushiki Kaisha

new patent

Method of controlling access to a reserve zone with control of the validity of an access entitlement installed in the memory of a mobile terminal

The method comprises the following steps: presentation of a mobile terminal to an access control point, capture of an image carried by the access control point, and representative of an encoded item of computer data, by a camera of the terminal, and decryption, by the terminal of the of the image captured by the camera, so as to deduce therefrom the encoded item of computer data, which is a unique identifier of the access control point, by the mobile terminal, by the unique identifier of the access control point decrypted, transmission to the access control point broadcast, by the mobile terminal, of an entitlement for access to the reserve zone, which entitlement is stored in its memory, via the wireless connection, and control of the validity of the data of the access entitlement by the access control point.. .
Thales

new patent

Identity federation and token translation module for use with a web application

An identity federation and security token translation module and method for operable engagement with a web application or an internet information service (iis). A first server includes computer-executable instructions defining the identity federation and security token translation module for managing and facilitating a creation of a custom security principal object for a user requesting access to the web application.
Mastercard International Incorporated

new patent

Method, device and system for processing ipv6 network parameter, and aaa server

Provided are a method, device and system for processing an ipv6 network parameter, an aaa server, a n radius client and a bng. The method includes that: an radius access request message sent by an radius client corresponding to a remote user is received; and an radius access accepting message carrying information identifying an ipv6 transition technology type supported by the remote user is sent to the radius client after the remote user passes authentication according to the radius access request message.
Zte Corporation

new patent

Secure application access system

A proxy server receives a synchronization request from an application program resident on a user device. The proxy server determines that the user device requires removal of application program data and synchronizes the application program resident on the user device with a null account that is associated with application program..
Bitglass, Inc.

new patent

Method for comparing user identities of databases

A method compares a first identity of a first user of a first database, which first identity of the first user can be specified by means of a first input by means of a first data input device connected to a data processing device, with a second identity of a second user of a second database, which second identity of the second user can be specified by means of a second input by means of a second data input device connected to a data processing device.. .
Linkilike Gmbh

new patent

Methods and systems for conducting multi-user interactions on a device using biometric authentication

There is provided a method for use by a mobile device. The method includes launching a software application requiring an identity verification of each of a plurality of users for performing a requested action, the plurality of users including a first user and a second user, receiving a first biometric information of the first user and a second biometric information of the second user, sending the first biometric information of the first user and the second biometric information of the second user to a server, receiving notifications from the server as to whether the first and second biometric information corresponding to biometric information in first user and second user profiles, respectively, and performing the requested action, if the notifications indicate a match..
Disney Enterprises, Inc.

new patent

Methods and systems for providing online verification and security

The methods and systems are designed to utilize an integrated combination of just in time, just in place, and just on device actions connected to an mage recognition process to reduce or remove the risk of a user utilizing fake or stolen credentials in order to get verified.. .
Verie, Llc

new patent

System and providing a one-time key for identification

A server includes a key generator and an authenticator. The key generator is configured to receive a request for a first key from a worker device, to create the first key that is associated with a worker, and to transmit the first key to the worker device.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

new patent

Using temporary credentials in guest mode

A method may receive, over a network and at a host's media player that is logged in to a host's media account, a play request from a guest's device. The play request may include a request to play a guest's media item from the guest's media account and may be compliant with a first protocol.
Google Inc.

new patent

Disposable browsers and authentication techniques for a secure online user environment

Disclosed herein are systems and methods that allow for secure access to websites and web-based applications and other resources available through the browser. Also described are systems and methods for secure use and retention of user credentials, as well as methods for dynamic authentication of users and integrity checking of service providers in online environments.
Authentic8, Inc.

new patent

Methods and system for user and device management of an iot network

Method for connecting multiple devices associated with an internet of things (iot) network is provided. The method includes the steps of associating a first device identifier of a first device with a first account name and a second device identifier of at least a second device with a second account name, where each device is associated with at least one device identifier for each account name, authenticating each device with a server associated with the iot network using the corresponding account name and the associated device identifier, determining whether the first account name and the second account name belong to the same group in response to authenticating the first device and the second device and connecting the first device and the second device for management and information exchange based on the determination whether the first and second account names belong to the same group..
Cybrook Inc.

new patent

Security key generator module for security sensitive applications

In one embodiment, a system includes a sender host having a processing circuit and logic integrated with and/or executable by the processing circuit. The logic is configured to cause the processing circuit to select a plurality of base parameters commonly identifiable by a sender host and a receiver host and determine at least one external event that triggers a change in selection of the plurality of base parameters to a plurality of changed parameters.
Avocado Systems Inc.

new patent

Provisioning systems for installing credentials

Certain embodiments provide means for managing automated access to computers, e.g., using ssh user keys and other kinds of trust relationships. Certain embodiments also provide for managing certificates, kerberos credentials, and cryptographic keys.
Ssh Communications Security Oyj

new patent

Provisioning new virtual machine with credentials

Certain embodiments provide means for managing automated access to computers, e.g., using ssh user keys and other kinds of trust relationships. Certain embodiments also provide for managing certificates, kerberos credentials, and cryptographic keys.
Ssh Communications Security Oyj

new patent

Content management

According to an example embodiment of the present invention, there is provided an apparatus comprising at least one secure element configured to store at least two credentials, and at least one processing core configured to cause a first one of the at least two credentials to be employed to decrypt a first encrypted content to produce a first decrypted content, to cause a second one of the at least two credentials to be employed to decrypt a second encrypted content to produce a second decrypted content, and to cause the first decrypted content be provided to a first rendering device over a first secured tunnel connection, wherein an endpoint of the first secured tunnel connection resides in the apparatus.. .
Nokia Technologies Oy

new patent

Secure shared key sharing systems and methods

Systems and methods used to securely communicate a shared key to devices. One embodiment describes a method to securely communicate a shared key to a first device and a second device that includes receiving, using the first device, a shared key and unique identifier pairing associated with the first device from a key generator; receiving, using a trusted third party, the shared key and unique identifier pairing from the key generator; generating, using the first device, a signature using the unique identifier and the shared key; transmitting, using the first device, the signature and the unique identifier to the trusted third party; verifying, using the trusted third party, the unique identifier based on the signature; determining, using the trusted third party, the shared key when the unique identifier is verified; and transmitting, using the trusted third party, the shared key to the second device to enable the first device and the second device to communicate securely by encoding and decoding communicated data using the shared key..
Micron Technology, Inc.

new patent

Secure network storage

This invention includes apparatus, systems, and methods to secure data in a remote storage device where an end-point device does not have direct access to the storage device to secure the data, or the end-point device does not trust the storage device to adequately secure the data, comprising securing an authenticated communication between the end-point device and a synchronized storage server via a communication network. The synchronized storage server sends the end-point device a notification including the root folder list.

new patent

Methods and systems for domain name data networking

Systems, devices and methods for a domain name data networking (dndn) content delivery system are disclosed. Embodiments perform operations including obtaining a content object having a unique identifier.
Verisign, Inc.

new patent

Permission request for social media content in a video production system

In one aspect, a method includes a first computing-system (i) selecting a social media (sm) content item associated with a second computing-system, (ii) based on the selected sm content item, determining a sm-platform user-profile identifier associated with the selected sm content item, (iii) using the identifier to determine that the second computing-system has installed, in its data storage unit, an application associated with the first computing-system, (iv) responsive to determining that the second computing-system has installed the application, transmitting, to the second computing-system, an instruction that causes the application to provide, via a user interface of the second computing-system, a permission request concerning use of the selected sm content item, (v) determining that the requested permission was received via the user interface, and (vi) responsive to determining that the requested permission was received via the user interface, facilitating integration of the selected sm content item into a media program.. .
Tribune Broadcasting Company, Llc

new patent

Determining potential sharing of private data associated with a private network domain to improve data security

Techniques for determining potential sharing of private data are described herein. The techniques may include identifying content having computer readable access rules associated with a private domain of a social network, and identifying private data of the content.
International Business Machines Corporation

new patent

Service platform to support automated chat communications and methods for use therewith

Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a service platform that receives a chat request from a client device associated with a user. A chat database of previous chat sessions associated with other users is searched based on the chat request to identify a previous chat session corresponding to the chat request.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

new patent

Bidirectional group text messaging system and method

A bidirectional group text messaging system is disclosed having a group owner that initiates a group by obtaining a provisioned telephone number, the group owner establishes a list of group members using identifying information for each group member, text messages from any group member are sent to the provisioned telephone number and from that provisioned telephone number sent to each group member, wherein the group members' identifying information is not available to any other group member except the group owner. The group owner may add and delete members at any time.

new patent

Mtu discovery over multicast path using bit indexed explicit replication

A method and system provides for path maximum transmission unit (pmtu) discovery (pmtud) for a multicast distribution implemented in a network using bit indexed explicit replication (bier) architecture. The network has a set of bit forwarding routers (bfrs) that form a bier domain including at least one ingress bfr (bfir) and a set of egress bfrs (bfers).
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

new patent

Service link selection control

Disclosed are a flow classifier, policy and charging rules function unit and controller. The flow classifier receives a service chain selection control policy sent by a policy and charging rules function unit.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

new patent

Highly available service chains for network services

A control and monitoring system orders a service chain—an order of data flow through a plurality of network nodes—based on network node identifiers. The control and monitoring system provide a policy to networking nodes in order to enforce the order of the service chain.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

new patent

Internet control message protocol enhancement for traffic carried by a tunnel over internet protocol networks

A first network element (ne) comprises a receiver configured to receive a tunnel redirection request message from a second ne, wherein the tunnel redirection request message is a request to re-route packets to a third ne instead of the second ne, wherein the tunnel redirection request message comprises an address of the third ne and a first destination address, wherein the packets comprise the first destination address. A processor of the ne is coupled to the receiver and configured to add an outer header and an encapsulation header to a first subset of the packets, wherein the outer header comprises the address of the third ne, and wherein the encapsulation header comprises an identifier of an encapsulation protocol supported by the third ne, and a transmitter coupled to the processor and configured to transmit the first subset of the packets to the third ne via an overlay tunnel, and transmit a second subset of packets to the second ne..
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

new patent

Segment routing into a label distribution protocol domain

A method, apparatus and memory for forwarding packets through a network domain containing nodes that are label distribution protocol (ldp) enabled and nodes that are segment routing (sr) enabled. In one embodiment, the method may include receiving at a hybrid node a packet with an attached segment identifier and detaching the segment identifier from the packet.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

new patent

Diagnosis of a network adapter during network operation

An adapter is configured to connect to a network. The adapter including a controller configured to receive a stream of network communication from a computer system physically connected to the adapter.
International Business Machines Corporation

new patent

Diagnosis of a network adapter during network operation

An adapter is configured to connect to a network. The adapter including a controller configured to receive a stream of network communication from a computer system physically connected to the adapter.
International Business Machines Corporation

new patent

System and caching popular content respective of a content strong server in an asymmetrical routing topology

A computerized method of delivering popular content of a service delivery apparatus (sda) in an asymmetrical network topology. The method comprises receiving a first acquisition request for content from a user node (un) over an upstream data link, the request comprising at least a content identification (cid).
Qwilt, Inc.

new patent

Compliance validation for services based on user selection

Aspects of the present invention disclose a method, computer program product, and system for validation of services. The method includes one or more processors receiving a request of a service.
International Business Machines Corporation

new patent

Network analysis and management system

Techniques are described for improved network analysis and management. In certain embodiments, multiple analysis techniques may be applied to network data collected or obtained otherwise for a network.
Brocade Communications Systems, Inc.

new patent

Sub-topology discovery for operating hybrid solutions

Network topology information may be determined for a plurality of network devices on a network. System identifier information may then be determined for each of the plurality of network devices on the network.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

new patent

De-congesting data centers with wireless point-to-multipoint flyways

In one embodiment, a source top-of-rack (tor) switch may identify multiple destination tor switches from a group of tor switches to send data traffic to. The source tor switch may be connected to the group of tor switches via a base network.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

new patent

Service chains for network services

Disclosed herein are systems, methods, computer media, and apparatuses for providing service chains. A control and monitoring system orders a service chain—an order of data flow through a plurality of network nodes—based on network node identifiers.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

new patent

Sharing an application configuration among social networks

A machine may generate and store a correlation among multiple identifiers of the user that enable access to an application through multiple systems. For example, the user may have a first identifier for using a first social network system, and a second identifier for using a second social network system, and the machine may generate and store a correlation between the first identifier and the second identifier.
Zynga Inc.

new patent

Method and diagnosing network

A network diagnosis method and apparatus are disclosed. An operation method of a first communication node includes checking whether each of communication nodes connected to the first communication node are in a fault state based on a first message transmitted between the communication nodes and a first response message, which is a response to the first message and generating a diagnosis response message including identification information of the communication node that is in a fault state or normal state.
Hyundai Motor Company

new patent

Information sending method, apparatus, and communications system

The application provide an information sending method which includes: sending, by a controller, a forwarding indication message to a forwarder, where: the forwarding indication message includes at least two routing correspondences and a tunnel correspondence, the at least two routing correspondences include a first routing correspondence and a second routing correspondence, the first routing correspondence is mapping of a first route to a next hop identifier, the second routing correspondence is mapping of a second route to the next hop identifier, and the first route is different from the second route; and the tunnel correspondence is a correspondence of the next hop identifier to a public network tunnel. The embodiments of the application resolve a problem that a delivering form of a forwarding indication message that is from a control plane to a forwarding plane is not explicitly stipulated in an openflow standard of an sdn..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

new patent

Method, terminal and server for controlling smart device

A method, terminal and server for controlling a smart home device are provided. The method includes: acquiring a device identification of the smart home device from the smart home device, and sending an enquiry request containing the device identification to a server; receiving an enquiry response from the server and pushing the enquiry response to a user; sending a control instruction to the server, the control instruction including a first trigger condition and a first execution condition selected by the user; controlling the smart home device to execute the first execution condition when the server detects that the first trigger condition is met..
Xiaomi Inc.

new patent

Identity-based certificate management

Methods for managing digital certificates, including issuance, validation, and revocation are disclosed. Various embodiments involve querying a directory service with entries that correspond to a particular client identity and have attributes including certificate issuance limits and certificate validity time values.
Secureauth Corporation

new patent

Information delivery system, information delivery method, short-range communication device, information delivery apparatus, and server

A wearable device generates a temporary id, generates an encrypted user id, and transmits the temporary id and the encrypted user id to a shop system. The shop system receives the temporary id and the encrypted user id, transmits a temporary id corresponding to the received temporary id and the encrypted user id to a server, and transmits the temporary id transmitted by an identifier transmission unit and waiting state information to the server.
Ntt Docomo, Inc.

new patent

Method and system for shared key and message authentication over an insecure shared communication medium

A method for shared key generation with authentication in a gateway node includes generating, generating a first set of pseudo-random data corresponding to expected transmissions from a first node that communicates with a second node through a shared communication medium, identifying, with the gateway node, bits transmitted from the second node based on a signals received by the gateway node corresponding to simultaneous transmissions from the first node and the second node, identifying, with the gateway node, expected bit values for the bits from the second node based on a combination of shared secret data stored in a memory of the gateway node with another set of random or pseudo-random data generated by the second node, and authenticating the second node in response to the plurality of bits transmitted from the second node matching the plurality of expected bit values.. .
Robert Bosch Gmbh

new patent

Method for configuring cqi measurement subframe, base station, and user equipment

A method, a base station, and user equipment are provided for configuring a cqi measurement subframe. The method includes: receiving an interference neighboring cell identifier of user equipment ue sent by the ue, obtaining almost blank subframe abs configuration information according to the interference neighboring cell identifier of the ue, where the abs configuration information is an abs configuration of an interference neighboring cell corresponding to the interference neighboring cell identifier, configuring an abs measurement subframe and a nonabs measurement subframe for the ue according to the abs configuration information of the interference neighboring cell of the ue, and sending the abs measurement subframe and the nonabs measurement subframe to the ue where the abs measurement subframe is used by the ue to perform first cqi measurement and the nonabs measurement subframe is used by the ue to perform second cqi measurement..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

new patent

Device and transmitting downlink control information in a wireless communication system

A method for a transmitter in a communication system, a method for a receiver, a transmitting apparatus, and a receiving apparatus are provided. The method includes identifying, by a transmitter, information bits in a first downlink control information (dci) and information bits in a second dci; appending, by the transmitter, one bit of value zero to the second dci, if a number of the information bits in the second dci is equal to a number of the information bits in the first dci; appending, by the transmitter, one or more zero bits to the second dci based on a payload size of the second dci, if the number of the information bits in the second dci belongs to one of ambiguous sizes; and transmitting, to a receiver, the second dci, wherein a payload of the second dci comprises the information bits in the second dci and at least one zero padding bit appended to the second dci, and wherein the one or more zero bits is appended to the second dci until the payload size of the second dci does not belong to one of the ambiguous sizes and the payload size of the second dci is not equal to a payload size of the first dci..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

new patent

Apparatuses, methods, and computer program products for communication

Apparatuses, methods, and computer program products for communication are provided. In an aspect, an apparatus for communication may include a processing system configured to receive a frame configured to assign at least member information or position information for one or more identifiers, and receive a data packet associated with a particular identifier and indicating a number of space-time streams for one or more position information.
Communication Systems Llc

new patent

Systems and methods for digital radio broadcast with cross platform reception

Systems and methods are described for rendering content at a digital radio broadcast receiver system. A digital radio broadcast signal comprises data for rendering content at the digital radio broadcast receiver.
Ibiquity Digital Corporation

new patent

Method and device for decoding low-density parity check code for forward error correction in wireless communication system

A method for decoding an ldpc code for a forward error correction by a reception terminal of a wireless communication system according to an embodiment o the present invention comprises, in a bipartite graph including nodes that are differentiated into received nodes to which received packets are mapped and restoration nodes connected via edges to the received nodes, he steps of: obtaining first restoration packets corresponding to the restoration nodes using edges on a first packet passing path; determining error packet candidates to be excluded from the received packets when an error is detected in the first restoration packets; and obtaining second restoration packets from the bipartite graph from which the determined error packet candidates are excluded, wherein the step of obtaining the second restoration packets obtains the second restoration packets through the edges of a second packet passing path except for the edges of the received nodes to which the error packet candidates are mapped.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.

new patent

Method and device for decoding low density parity check code for forward error correction in wireless communication system

A method for decoding a low density parity check (ldpc) code for forward error correction by a receiver side in a wireless communication system according to an embodiment of the present invention comprises the steps of: acquiring a first reconstructed packet vector by decoding a reception packet vector encoded by an ldpc code generation matrix; determining a candidate for an error packet to be excluded form the reception packet vector when an error is detected in the first reconstructed packet vector; and acquiring a second reconstructed packet vector from the reception packet vector from which the determined candidate for the error packet has been excluded, wherein the step of acquiring the second reconstructed packet vector includes acquiring the second reconstructed packet vector through gaussian elimination for the ldpc code generation matrix from which a row matrix corresponding to the candidate for the error packet has been excluded.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.

new patent

Data modulation ieee 802.11 and ieee 802.15 devices to generate low frequency signals

A data modulation method with low frequency signals, encapsulating a plurality of data along with an identifier corresponding to one or multiple lr receivers, and a given preamble into their associated fields to form a lr frame by means of a formatter. The preamble of the lr frame prepares the lr receiver for the reception of the receiver id and data.
Universitat Politecnica De Catalunya

new patent

Wavelength selective switch (wss) for shaping optical signals

A device may perform a set of sample measurements of a set of slices of spectrum utilized by an input optical signal. The device may perform an analysis of the input optical signal to determine an attenuation profile.
Infinera Corporation

new patent

Identification of changed broadcast media items

Small changes in a broadcast version of a base media item can be identified by performing a multi-level comparison of digital fingerprints. A fingerprint of a base media item is compared to a fingerprint of a media broadcast to determine whether a media item embedded in a broadcast is likely, to a first level of certainty, to be the base media item.
Iheartmedia Management Services, Inc.

new patent

Self-interference cancellation antenna systems and methods

The present application describes systems and methods of performing self-interference cancellation. Such systems may include generating a transmit signal along a transmit path of a transceiver, where the transmit signal can be sent through a circulator to isolate the transmit signal from a receiver.
Lgs Innovations Llc

new patent

Optical communication device and optical communication method

Light signal transmitter units 21-1 to 21-n of a transmitter device 20 perform optical communication with a receiver device 40 via optical fiber cables 61-1 to 61-n of an optical interface cable 61. A connection detection unit 22 detects whether connection to the receiver device is established via the optical interface cable, and a visible light source control unit 24 causes a visible light source unit 25 to emit visible light that can identify by an attribute a connection relationship with the receiver device connected via the optical interface cable, only when the connection to the receiver device 40 is not detected, and causes visible light superposition units 26-1 to 26-n to superpose the visible light on the cable.
Sony Corporation

new patent

Loop detection/resolution and load balancing on dual band dual concurrent repeater

A dual band dual concurrent (dbdc) repeater access point (ap) using two radios may detect a packet loop that has formed between a root ap and alter packet processing to resolve the loop. The dbdc repeater ap may include virtual access points (vaps) that share a common connection table that identifies relationships between each client, vap, and radio.
Qualcomm Incorporated

new patent

Smart ultra box, protective case and mobile phone protective case with the same

A smart ultra box adapting to a protective case is disclosed. The protective case can be assembled with a power bank to form a mobile phone protective case.
Mobileconn Technology Co.,ltd

new patent

Self-interference cancellation antenna systems and methods

The present application describes systems and methods of performing self-interference cancellation. Such systems may include generating a transmit signal along a transmit path of a transceiver, where the transmit signal can be sent through a circulator to isolate the transmit signal from a receiver.
Lgs Innovations Llc

new patent

Systems and methods for identifying a failure in an analog to digital converter

The present disclosure provides systems and methods for identifying failures in an analog to digital (a/d) converter. An intelligent electronic device (ied) may monitor a digital output of one or more a/d converters.
Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc.

new patent

Afc/txagc pdm inl

Provided is a pulse density modulation value converter, comprising: a pulse density modulation reference point storage for storing a plurality of pulse density modulation reference points, each pulse density modulation reference point comprising a linear pulse density modulation value, an actual pulse density modulation value and/or an integral non-linear error value, wherein the integral non-linear error value is the difference between the actual pulse density modulation value and the linear pulse density modulation value; and a pulse density modulation value calculator for receiving a linear pulse density modulation value, searching the pulse density modulation reference point storage for a pair of pulse density modulation reference points closest to the linear pulse density modulation value, obtaining an actual pulse density modulation value corresponding to the linear pulse density modulation value through linear interpolation on the basis of the pair of pulse density modulation reference points, and outputting the actual pulse density modulation value.. .
Intel Corporation

new patent

Solar panel location detection system and method

A system for automatically commissioning a solar panel array comprises a plurality of panel monitoring devices, each panel monitoring device connected between a positive and negative terminal of a solar panel. Each panel monitoring device comprises a switching device, the switching device configurable to disconnect an output from the solar panel.
Synapse Wireless, Inc.





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