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Hybrid printed circuit assembly with low density main core and embedded high density circuit regions

Hsio Technologies

Hybrid printed circuit assembly with low density main core and embedded high density circuit regions

Wiring substrate and semiconductor device

Shinko Electric Industries

Wiring substrate and semiconductor device

Wiring substrate and semiconductor device

Northwestern University

Stretchable and foldable electronic devices

Date/App# patent app List of recent Den-related patents
06/25/15
20150181746
 Circuit board assembly configuration patent thumbnailCircuit board assembly configuration
A rack unit configuration is described that includes a first printed circuit board (pcb) assembly interleaved with a second pcb assembly that is inverted with respect to the first pcb assembly. The configuration of the first pcb assembly and the second pcb assembly allow for increased component and power densities within computing systems, memory systems, etc.
Rambus Inc.
06/25/15
20150181710
 Hybrid printed circuit assembly with low density main core and embedded high density circuit regions patent thumbnailHybrid printed circuit assembly with low density main core and embedded high density circuit regions
A high density region for a low density circuit. At least a first liquid dielectric layer is deposited on the first surface of a first circuitry layer.
Hsio Technologies, Llc
06/25/15
20150181703
 Wiring substrate and semiconductor device patent thumbnailWiring substrate and semiconductor device
A wiring substrate includes first and second wiring structures. The first wiring structure includes a core substrate, first and second insulation layers formed from a thermosetting insulative resin respectively including first and second reinforcement materials, and a via wire formed in the first insulation layer.
Shinko Electric Industries Co., Ltd.
06/25/15
20150181700
 Stretchable and foldable electronic devices patent thumbnailStretchable and foldable electronic devices
Disclosed herein are stretchable, foldable and optionally printable, processes for making devices and devices such as semiconductors, electronic circuits and components thereof that are capable of providing good performance when stretched, compressed, flexed or otherwise deformed. Strain isolation layers provide good strain isolation to functional device layers.
Northwestern University
06/25/15
20150181641
 Drx wakeup rule in an eicic environment patent thumbnailDrx wakeup rule in an eicic environment
Methods, systems, and devices are described for a ue to determine a drx wakeup rule in an eicic environment. A ue may identify a measurement period associated with reduced interference from one or more cells in a wireless communications network.
Qualcomm Incorporated
06/25/15
20150181631
 Establishing wireless communication via proximity detection patent thumbnailEstablishing wireless communication via proximity detection
The present disclosure relates to computer-implemented systems and methods for wireless communication via proximity detection. The method may include determining, by a computer via a plurality of induction coils in a proximity transponder, a magnetic field emitted from a base station.
06/25/15
20150181616
 Multiplexing channels by a medium access controller patent thumbnailMultiplexing channels by a medium access controller
A code division multiple access (cdma) communication device comprises a medium access controller (mac) configured to receive data from a plurality of channels. Each channel is associated with a priority and an identifier.
Interdigital Technology Corporation
06/25/15
20150181609
 Apparatus and  reducing interference in a wireless communication system patent thumbnailApparatus and reducing interference in a wireless communication system
In a communication system, an access point in communication with one or more stations identifies a first subset of wireless stations from the set of wireless stations. The first subset of wireless stations is identified based on rssi values for radio frequency signals received from each of the stations exceeding an rssi threshold.
Cambium Networks Limited
06/25/15
20150181589
 Techniques for configuring uplink channels in unlicensed radio frequency spectrum bands patent thumbnailTechniques for configuring uplink channels in unlicensed radio frequency spectrum bands
Techniques are described for wireless communication. An orthogonal frequency-division multiple access (ofdma) configuration of an uplink channel is identified for communications in an unlicensed radio frequency spectrum band.
Qualcomm Incorporated
06/25/15
20150181588
 Methods and systems for tdd pucch harq resourse allocation for enhanced physical downlink control channel (epdcch) patent thumbnailMethods and systems for tdd pucch harq resourse allocation for enhanced physical downlink control channel (epdcch)
Pucch resource determination for harq-ack transmission in response to epdcch-scheduled pdsch or epdcch-indicated sps release in a tdd radio communication system. Downlink control information (dci) is received in a downlink subframe via an enhanced physical downlink control channel (epdcch).
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Erisson (publ)
06/25/15
20150181572

Dmrs processing method and apparatus


A demodulation reference signal (dmrs) processing method and apparatus are provided, in which a base station side configures beforehand for a terminal side one or more sequence identifiers and/or bandwidth information needed to generate a dmrs sequence, through user equipment (ue)-specific higher-layer signaling, and then the base station side indicates to the terminal side specific sequence identifier and/or bandwidth information employed to send the dmrs sequence by utilizing at least one of the following indication methods: 1. Using a bit in downlink control indication signaling for indication; 2.
Zte Corporation
06/25/15
20150181560

Method and system of communication with low cost machine type communication devices


The present invention provides a method and system of communication with low cost machine type communication (mtc) devices. In one embodiment, a mtc device transmits capability information to a base station.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
06/25/15
20150181549

Mobile device locating using long term evolution signals


The described examples provide a system and methods for identifying a location of a mobile device within an indoor venue using cellular communication signals obtained while the mobile device is within the indoor venue. An array of antennas arranged within the indoor venue detects cellular communication signals transmitted by the mobile device.
Cellco Partnership D/b/a Verizon Wireless
06/25/15
20150181543

Method and terminal for synchronizing downlink


One disclosure of the present invention suggests a method for synchronizing a downlink. The method for synchronizing downlinks comprises the steps of: receiving from at least one cell, which belongs to a random group, a synchronization signal; synchronizing the downlink in accordance with the synchronization signal; and using the downlink synchronization, which is performed on the at least one cell, to synchronize the downlink with a target cell, when the target cell that belongs to the random group is converted from an off state to an on state, wherein the random group comprises geographically adjacent cells, and wherein the cells that are comprised in the random group can have mutually different cell ids, but a portion of the synchronization signals can be identical..
Lg Electronics In.
06/25/15
20150181519

Network node and a method therein for controlling uplink power control


A network node and a method therein for controlling uplink power control are provided. The method comprises collecting (210) measurement reports from ues.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)
06/25/15
20150181512

Gateway advertisement in a wireless mesh


A computing environment containing a mesh network that is adapted to provide a reliable transport mechanism over which services may be delivered. Nodes of the mesh can automatically select routable addresses without conflicts, which allows nodes of the mesh to be accessed, even as the mesh changes through the addition or deletion of nodes.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc
06/25/15
20150181507

Method and scanning in wireless lan


A method and an apparatus for scanning in a wireless lan are disclosed. The method for scanning in a wireless lan comprises the steps of: enabling a station (sta) to receive, from a first access point (ap) operated in a first channel, a detection frame comprising identifier information of a second ap operated in a second channel and beacon frame transmission time information of the second ap, and enabling the sta to scan a beacon frame of the second ap on the basis of the beacon frame transmission time information of the second ap.
Lg Electronics Inc.
06/25/15
20150181506

Manual public land mobile network search prioritization


A method for performing manual public land mobile network (plmn) search includes: receiving a command to perform manual plmn search on an inactive subscription associated with a first subscriber identity module (sim) of a communication device; determining if a data connection is enabled on an active subscription associated with a second sim of the communication device; and if the data connection is not enabled on the active subscription, performing the manual plmn search on the inactive subscription by tuning away from the active subscription to identify available operators associated with the first sim.. .
Qualcomm Incorporated
06/25/15
20150181488

Power efficient network searching


Methods and apparatus for performing a search procedure include determining, by a processor, that a current location identifier of a current network is the same as a stored location identifier corresponding to a transition to or from a home network. The methods and apparatus further include initiating the search procedure based on determining that the current location identifier is the same as the stored location identifier..
Qualcomm Incorporated
06/25/15
20150181484

Methods and systems for placeshifting data with interference mitigation


Methods and systems are provided for placeshifting data. An exemplary method of transmitting data from a source device to a destination device over a first communications channel involves identifying interference with transmission of the data from the source device to the destination device and initiating operation of a third device on a second communications channel after identifying the interference, wherein the operation of the third device is configured to mitigate the interference with the data transmission over the first communications channel..
Echostar Technologies L.l.c.
06/25/15
20150181482

Method and supporting csg service in wireless communication system


A method and apparatus for supporting a closed subscriber group (csg) service is provided. A user equipment determines whether a neighbor cell is a csg member cell for which a csg whitelist includes a csg identity of the neighbor cell and plmn identities of the neighbor cell.
Lg Electronics Inc.
06/25/15
20150181477

Method and system for automatically updating a neighbor list


A method and system for automatically updating a neighbor list associated with a serving base station is disclosed. The method involves receiving a measurement report from a user equipment (ue) associated with the serving base station, wherein the measurement report comprises at least one relative signal strength measurement between the ue and each of a plurality of neighboring base stations; comparing the at least one relative signal strength measurement between the ue and the plurality of neighboring base stations with a current signal strength between the ue and the serving base station; identifying at least one of the plurality of neighboring base stations having a greater relative signal strength with respect to the ue than the serving base station a predefined number of times based on the comparison; and updating the neighbor list associated with the serving base station with the identified at least one neighboring base stations..
Wipro Limited
06/25/15
20150181473

Serving gateway relocation and secondary node eligibility for dual connectivity


Systems and methods for wireless communication are described herein. In one aspect, a method may include establishing, by a first base station, a connection to a user equipment (ue) and identifying a second base station to which the ue can also connect, determining whether dual connectivity of the ue to the base stations is permitted, and selecting, based on the determining, handing over the ue to the second base station or initiating dual connectivity for the ue.
Qualcomm, Incorporated
06/25/15
20150181445

Dynamic management of an on/off status of a base station from a routing proxy


The application relates to the problem that when an henb switches off (henb1-3) while connected via a proxy (pr) as mentioned by release 11 of 3gpp tr 37.803 to a peer x2ap entity, the x2ap entity in the henb can not inform its peer (enb1) that it is no longer reachable. The problem is solved in that when the proxy detects the disconnection of the sctp connection (sct-p1-3) between the henb and itself, it transmits an x2ap stop message to the enb (enb1), whereby this message indicates the end of the sctp connection (sctp1-3) and identifies the henb..
Alcatel Lucent
06/25/15
20150181443

Method and obtaining information of neighboring cell


Embodiments of the present invention provide a method and an apparatus for obtaining information of a neighboring cell. The method includes: obtaining a cell global identifier cgi of a neighboring cell of a base station; and obtaining, according to the cgi of the neighboring cell and a correspondence between all or part of information in the cgi and a public land mobile network plmn information set, a plmn information set corresponding to the neighboring cell.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
06/25/15
20150181442

Prioritizing repair of signal leakage in an hfc network


A method or apparatus of identifying for repair a signal leak in an hfc network, wherein a base transceiver station in the vicinity of the hfc network transmits a bts signal over-the-air. The method comprises or apparatus performs the steps of: (a) identifying a location of the signal leak; (b) in the vicinity of the signal leak, detecting the bts signal; (c) determining a level of the bts signal; (d) defining a threshold level; (e) with the use of a processor, determining whether the level of the bts signal meets or exceeds the threshold level; and (f) indicating for repair the signal leak if the level of the bts signal meets or exceeds the threshold level..
06/25/15
20150181436

Cooperative cognitive radio spectrum sensing using a hybrid data-decision method


A spectrum sensing method for cognitive radio to detect spectrum holes in an environment of bandwidth scarcity. The method comprises first receiving a wireless signal at a cognitive radio user, and then discovering the frequency edges of allocated frequency bands by using wavelet transform coefficients to detect discontinuities in the power spectral density of the received signal.
King Fahd University Of Petroleum And Minerals
06/25/15
20150181435

Systems and methods for securing near field communications


Systems and methods to secure near field communications (nfc) are disclosed. An nfc polling device may detect a change in voltage when attempting to communicate with another nfc device and based at least in part on the magnitude of the change in voltage if there is an attempted hacking and/or snooping event.
06/25/15
20150181433

Methods and managing data within a secure element


Apparatus and methods for managing and sharing data across multiple access control clients in devices. In one embodiment, the access control clients comprise electronic subscriber identity modules (esims) disposed on an embedded universal integrated circuit card (euicc).
Apple Inc.
06/25/15
20150181432

Remote configuration of digital video surveillance system elements


A method and system are provided for configuring or provisioning a digital video surveillance system (dvss) element, such as a digital video recorder (dvr). Implementations described herein use a scannable device identifier, such as a bar code or a quick response (qr) code, to uniquely identify a dvss element.
March Networks Corporation
06/25/15
20150181429

Mobile communication terminal having password notify function and notifying password in mobile communication terminal


A method and an apparatus are provided for notifying a password in a mobile communication terminal. It is checked whether a password notification function is set.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
06/25/15
20150181428

Apparatus and automatically provisioning a femtocell


A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, establishing communications with a femtocell located at premises with a gateway device. A request is received from the femtocell to authenticate the femtocell, wherein authentication allows the femtocell to receive subscribed services.
At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp
06/25/15
20150181427

Cell selection and reselection in deployments with home nodebs


Systems and methodologies are described that facilitate cell search, selection, and reselection within a wireless communication network that includes a home node base station (home nodeb). A user equipment (ue) can detect a home nodeb and communicate such identification to a macro network that includes at least one node base station (nodeb).
Qualcomm Incorporated
06/25/15
20150181426

Authentication via motion of wireless device movement


Motion of a wireless device is pre-registered as authentication credentials, then later matched, to provide motion-based authentication for access to software, service, etc. The wireless device may contain any number of gyroscopic, distance, positional or compass sensors—any or all of which are measured during a physical gesture or motion or the wireless device while the user is holding the wireless device.
Telecommunication Systems, Inc.
06/25/15
20150181423

Method and system for encrypting terminal using subscriber identity module card


A method for encrypting a terminal with a subscriber identity card includes: a terminal storing the unique identity number of a subscriber identity card; the terminal detecting an operation of a user and authenticating a current user according to authentication conditions set by the user. Authenticating the current subscriber refers to that the terminal reads the unique identity number of the current subscriber identity card, and compares the read unique identity number of current subscriber identity card with the stored unique identity number of subscriber identity card; if they are the same, the terminal is controlled to enter a normal working state; and if they are different, the terminal locks by itself or disables the access of current user.
Zte Corporation
06/25/15
20150181418

Systems, methods, and computer program products for obtaining mobile device data


Systems, methods and computer program products are provided for obtaining mobile device data. A first request for mobile device data is received over a communications network.
Jvl Ventures, Llc
06/25/15
20150181412

Terminal identifiers in a communications network


A method and apparatus for allocating an identifier to a terminal in a communications network. A core network controlling node, such as a mobility management entity (mme) receives an international mobile subscriber identity (imsi) and an international mobile equipment identity (imei) from the terminal.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)
06/25/15
20150181411

Method of sim control and electronic device thereof


An apparatus and method for controlling a subscriber identity module (sim) card usage in an electronic device are provided. The method of controlling the sim card usage in the electronic device may include, if a network usage request is generated, determining whether to change a sim card in use based on a sim card usage condition, and if the sim card in use is changed, performing the network usage request by using the changed sim card.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
06/25/15
20150181405

Identifying an entity associated with wireless network access point


Systems and methods for identifying an entity associated with a wireless network access point are provided. An estimated location of a wireless network access point and a network name associated with a wireless network access point can be accessed.
Google Inc.
06/25/15
20150181404

Deactivating existing bearer/context for emergency bearer establishment


A method, user equipment and non-transitory computer readable memory for establishing an emergency service using a wireless network includes unilaterally deactivating, at the user equipment when the user equipment needs to establish an emergency service, at least one active context with the wireless network without deactivating at least one other active context. Thereafter directing to the wireless network, a request to establish the emergency service that identifies the emergency service and one or more contexts that remain active after the unilateral deactivation of the at least one active context by the user equipment, synchronizing, in response to and based on the request, current context status information of the user equipment with the wireless network, and then establishing the emergency service using the wireless network with which the active context was deactivated..
Broadcom Corporation
06/25/15
20150181403

Mobile communication system, network apparatus, mobile station, and mobile communication method


A ue (20a) includes an application control information holding unit (23) configured to hold application control information at least including identification information of an application (21) to be restricted or permitted to perform communications among the multiple applications (21); a restriction instruction reception unit (24) configured to receive, via a radio base station, a communication restriction instruction to control communications of the application (21) to be restricted or permitted to perform communications among the multiple applications (21); and a restriction instruction notification unit (25) configured to notify an upper layer, which is configured to implement communications with the application (21), of reception of the communication restriction instruction based on the communication restriction instruction received by the restriction instruction reception unit (24).. .
Ntt Docomo, Inc.
06/25/15
20150181398

Terminating an incoming connection request and active call movement


In a telecommunications network, an incoming connection request to a primary (mobile) device may be terminated at a selected secondary device based on location information (wifi connectivity, gps location, bluetooth connection). Similarly, a user may move an existing connection from the primary device to the secondary device, and back, by simple interaction with the primary device.
Unify Gmbh & Co. Kg
06/25/15
20150181397

Method and system for intelligent call termination


Methods and systems for intelligently terminating calls are provided herein. In some embodiments, a method for intelligently terminating calls may include receiving a call request directed to a communication identifier associated with a first user, determining a call termination action to associate with the call request based on (a) information associated with the call request and (b) previous call termination patterns associated with the first user, and terminating the call to one or more devices associated with the communication identifier based on the determined call termination action..
Vonage Network Llc
06/25/15
20150181395

Information distribution apparatus, information distribution method and program


To assist communication by users, who are associated according to their location. Each of aps (access points) 3001 to 300m is installed at a certain place, and sends a radio signal including identification data.
Ntt Docomo, Inc.
06/25/15
20150181390

System and automated radio frequency safety and compliance within commercial or public structures


Collecting and maintaining information about all sources of rf radiation within commercial and public structures in a computer database. In one aspect this is a living database consisting of millions of structures including their associated rf transmitting devices and unique characteristics.
Rf Check, Inc.
06/25/15
20150181389

Tracking a mobile unit in a housing facility for mobile units


A mobile unit in a housing facility for mobile units may be tracked by activating a first reading device at a first location of the housing facility upon detecting a first mobile unit arriving at or departing from the first location, wherein the first mobile unit has a first tag having an identification code (id) readable by the first reading device. A set of readings may be performed by the first reading device to read a set of tag ids during a time interval.
International Business Machines Corporation
06/25/15
20150181388

Method and determining direction information for a wireless device


A method performed by an apparatus includes scanning at least one of multiple radio frequencies using at least two beamforming antennas of a plurality of beamforming antennas coupled to the eyewear and detecting, on a first scanned radio frequency, first externally emitted radio energy. The method further includes identifying a first wireless device using the detected first externally emitted radio energy and determining a first direction of the first wireless device relative to the eyewear..
Motorola Mobility Llc
06/25/15
20150181387

Wireless-based identification of person tracks


In an implementation, techniques are provided for tracking the location of a device that transmits wireless signal. The wireless signal can be received at a set of receivers.
Retailnext, Inc.
06/25/15
20150181384

Programmable beacon payloads


In some implementations, a beaconing protocol can be used to broadcast beacon information to mobile devices. The beaconing protocol can be used by a bluetooth low energy (le) (e.g., bluetooth 4.0) beacon to transmit a package of information that identifies the beacon and indicates the calibrated transmission power (e.g., measured power) of the beacon.
Apple Inc.
06/25/15
20150181383

Location-based messages


Methods and systems related to the communication of location-based messages are described. A first user (e.g., sender) leaves a message with a service provider for use at a location, and the message is accessed and transmitted by the service provider to user devices in the vicinity of the location.
06/25/15
20150181382

Geo-fence based alerts


Geo-fence based alerts are provided in a wireless communications network. A first subscriber device (sd) in the wireless communications network determines its current location.
Motorola Solutions, Inc.
06/25/15
20150181380

Secure and private location sharing for location-aware mobile communication devices


Embodiments of a location sharing network manager process are described. The process is executed on a server computer coupled to a plurality of mobile communication devices over a wireless network.
Green Dot Corporation
06/25/15
20150181379

Identifying and locating users on a mobile network


A system and method of locating “friends” having mobile devices connected to a network and associated with a user account is disclosed. The method includes sending a request to a mobile device, the mobile device determining its present geographic location and responding to the requestor with this information.
Apple Inc.
06/25/15
20150181359

Multichannel sound source identification and location


Multichannel sound source identification and location techniques are described. In one or more implementations, source separation is performed using a collaborative technique for a plurality of sound data that was captured by respective ones of a plurality of sound capture devices of an audio scene.
Adobe Systems Incorporated
06/25/15
20150181357

Smart hearing aid


A method for controlling a hearing aid based on an adjustable policy including receiving an input signal; receiving an indication signal from a user identifying the input signal; receiving an adjustment to the hearing aid with the indication signal; and utilizing a processor to store the input signal in memory with the adjustment to the hearing aid as an adjustable policy corresponding to the input signal.. .
International Business Machines Corporation
06/25/15
20150181356

Smart hearing aid


A system or computer usable program product for controlling a hearing aid based on an adjustable policy including receiving an input signal; receiving an indication signal from a user identifying the input signal; receiving an adjustment to the hearing aid with the indication signal; and utilizing a processor to store the input signal in memory with the adjustment to the hearing aid as an adjustable policy corresponding to the input signal.. .
International Business Machines Corporation
06/25/15
20150181341

Three part membrane speaker


A speaker assembly membrane including a sound radiating surface (srs) having a first material; a substantially planar srs ring positioned concentrically outward from the srs and having a second material; and a suspension member positioned concentrically outward from the srs ring and having a third material. The second material is stiffer than the first material and the third material to locally stiffen an area surrounding the srs and improve a breaking mode frequency of the membrane.
Apple Inc.
06/25/15
20150181340

Thermoplastic resin foam film and producing same


Provided is a thermoplastic resin foam film consisting substantially of a thermoplastic resin. The thermoplastic resin is a poly(meth)acrylimide resin, and the thermoplastic resin foam film has a density of 30 to 500 kg/m3, an average cell diameter of 2 to 500 μm, and a thickness of 0.05 to 1.0 mm.
Kaneka Corporation
06/25/15
20150181320

Volume reduction filling member for microphone and unidirectional condenser microphone incorporating the same


A microphone includes a volume reduction filling member therein. The volume reduction filling member includes an elastic body having an insertion hole for inserting an electrode extraction member which extracts a generated current to a back end side by contacting a front end side thereof to a fixed electrode of a microphone unit, and reducing a volume inside a unit case.
Kabushiki Kaisha Audio-technica
06/25/15
20150181314

Athletic monitoring system having automatic pausing of media content


Systems and methods configured to be worn on a body of user for athletic performance monitoring, and having a sensor for capturing data associated with an athletic activity being carried out by the user. The captured sensor data may be used to identify a break in an athletic training session being carried out by the user, and in response, to automatically pause playback of media content to the user..
Nike, Inc.
06/25/15
20150181313

Method of operating an infrared temperature magnet with an rfid antenna


A method of collecting vibration and temperature data with a mobile data collector electro-mechanically connected to a sensory head is proposed. The data collected from a surface of a machine housing having an rfid tag mounted thereon.
Aktiebolaget Skf
06/25/15
20150181310

System and presenting advertisement playout summaries in an interactive display


Systems, methods, computer program products and apparatus are described for presenting an advertisement playout summary in an interactive display, that involve collecting individual playout statistics corresponding to playout of advertisements from at least one advertising insertion computer system; organizing the individual playout statistics into groups, each group having a group identifier; calculating aggregated playout statistics for each group, the aggregated playout statistics comprising a first statistic calculated for the group; generating display information for a displayable grid of blocks, each block displays the group identifier and at least one of the aggregated playout statistics for a respective group, wherein the size and position of the block in the grid depends on the first statistic; and transmitting the display information to a client device to display the grid. The color of a block corresponding to a respective group can depends on a second statistic..
Seachange International, Inc.
06/25/15
20150181303

Information providing method, terminal apparatus, control method, recording medium, and information providing system


An information providing method includes: identifying a product in which a viewer expressed interest, by using an input notification; counting the number of viewers who expressed interest in each product, by using a result of the identifying; obtaining an offered price for each product of a product provider, the price corresponding to the number of viewers counted in the counting, and registering the price as product provider information; selecting a product provider that offers the identified product to the viewer, by using product provider information of one or more product providers that wish to provide one or more products; and causing the viewer's terminal apparatus to present the product provider information of the selected product provider and product information of the identified product in an associated manner. In the selecting, the product provider is selected based on the offered price of the identified product and the number of viewers..
Panasonic Intellectual Property Corporation Of America
06/25/15
20150181302

Electronic apparatus, object information search video playing in the electronic apparatus, and non-transitory tangible computer readable medium thereof


An electronic apparatus, an object information search method of video played in the electronic apparatus, and a non-transitory tangible computer readable medium thereof are provided. The video comprises a plurality of frames.
06/25/15
20150181297

Apparatus and media on demand commentaries


A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a system having a controller to present an overlay to be combined with media content during presentation at each of a plurality of computing devices to illustrate a collection of user-generated comments temporally associated with portions of the media content, wherein the portions of the media content comprise portions of a media on demand presentation in an interactive television network, collect the user-generated comments from the plurality of computing devices, identify target portions of the media content that each satisfy a threshold number of comments and non-target portions of the media content that do not satisfy the threshold number of comments, generate comment groups of the user-generated comments, and provide the comment groups to the plurality of computing devices for presentation in the overlay.. .
At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp
06/25/15
20150181296

Method of processing non-real time service and broadcast receiver


A method of processing a non-real time service of a broadcast receiver, which receives and processes a service being transmitted in non-real time, and a broadcast receiver are disclosed. Herein, the method of processing a non-real time service of a broadcast receiver includes receiving a signaling information table including additional information on contents configuring a non-real time service and a content identifier for each content, acquiring and storing the additional information on contents and the content identifier for each content from the signaling information table, when a non-real time specific service guide is requested from a real-time specific service guide screen, configuring the non-real time specific service guide based upon the stored additional information and content identifier of the stored contents, thereby displaying a non-real time specific service guide screen, and performing a playback or download scheduling function on the content selected from the non-real time specific service guide screen..
Lg Electronics Inc.
06/25/15
20150181287

Systems and methods for searching based on information in commercials


A system that incorporates teachings of the subject disclosure may include, for example, determining that a commercial segment of media content, including a video portion and an audio portion, contains neither metadata nor close captioning information. I response to determining that the commercial segment contains neither metadata nor close captioning information, advertised program content is identified based on the video portion, the audio portion or both.
At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp
06/25/15
20150181283

System and a distributing multimedia content in a home network


A method for distributing multimedia content in a home network, comprising the steps of: broadcasting (14) multimedia content from a headend system (100) to a plurality of home networks (200), each home network (200) comprising a gateway (201) configured to receive multimedia content encrypted using a broadcast content key from the headend system (100) and a plurality of home devices (204, 205) configured to receive multimedia content from the gateway (201); registering (10) the plurality of home devices (201, 204, 205) of a particular home network (200) at a domain controller server (105) by providing identifiers of the home devices (201, 204, 205) to be registered for the particular home network (200); generating (19) a domain content license for a home network (200) on the basis of identifiers of the devices (201, 204, 205) registered for the particular home network (200), the domain content key allowing to encrypt multimedia content such that it can be decrypted by the devices (201, 204, 205) having the particular identifiers; transmitting (20) the domain content license to the gateway (201) of the particular home network (200); in the gateway (201), decrypting (15) the received (14) multimedia content, encrypting (21) the multimedia content using the keys extracted from the domain license and providing the content encrypted by the domain content key to the home devices (204, 205).. .
Advanced Digital Broadcast S.a.
06/25/15
20150181282

Multiple location channel database for digital television system and method


A digital television is presented that stores multiple channel maps in its channel memory. Each map is associated with a particular geographic location.
Bby Solutions, Inc.
06/25/15
20150181281

Broadcasting signal transmission device, broadcasting signal reception device, and transmitting/receiving broadcasting signal using same


Disclosed is a broadcasting signal transmission device, a broadcasting signal reception device, and a method for transmitting/receiving a broadcasting signal using same. The method for receiving the broadcasting signal comprises the following steps: receiving the broadcasting signal, which includes a transmission frame, wherein the transmission frame includes a plurality of plps, which transmit components that constitute a broadcasting service, first signaling information and second signaling information, which include the signaling information of the plurality of plps, a first preamble signal, which has been signaled with a preamble format, and a second preamble signal, which has been signaled with pilot pattern information, wherein one of the plurality of plps is a base plp, which includes a program number that corresponds to the broadcasting service and program map table information, which has been signaled with identifying information for each of the plps; demodulating the broadcasting signal based on the first and the second preamble signals; fec decoding the demodulated broadcasting signal; and identifying a plp group that includes the plurality of plp from the fec decoded broadcasting signal based on the first and the second signaling information, decoding at least one plp of the identified plp group, and providing the broadcasting service..
Lg Electronics Inc.
06/25/15
20150181272

System and presenting a video stream


A system, computer-readable storage medium storing at least one program, and a computer-implemented method for presenting a video stream is presented. An identifier of a video stream is received from a user of the client device, the video stream being accessible though a media device coupled to at least one input port of the client device.
Google Inc.
06/25/15
20150181271

Method and device for providing targeted content


It is provided a method for providing content for a video. The method includes steps of receiving, from a client device, a message comprising a first content identifier uniquely identifying a first piece of content for the video and a first relevancy score associated with the first piece of content, wherein the first piece of content and the first relevancy score are determined based on a user identifier that identifies a user and a video identifier that identifies the video; determining a second piece of content and a second relevancy score associated with the second piece of content based on the user identifier, the video identifier and playback context parameter including at least one of geographical location, device type and time; and if it is determined that the second relevancy score divided by computation cost for inlaying the second piece of content into the video is larger than the first relevancy score divided by computation cost for inlaying the first piece of content into the video, using the second piece of content for the video..
Thomson Licensing
06/25/15
20150181266

Inheritance base right object file generation and management scheme in a home server


A digital rights management (drm) system is provided to manage license rights for video object files where both parent and child object files are created. In the system a license library is provided, the license library including data identifying a parent object file allowing access to first video content and child object files relating to the parent object file also allowing access to the first video content.
Arris Enterprises, Inc.
06/25/15
20150181264

Wireless system with variable training information based on device type


A system and method for wirelessly transmitting audiovisual information. Training information may be stored in a memory.
Coherent Logix, Incorporated
06/25/15
20150181263

Authorizing devices based on identifying content distributor


Methods and systems to authorize devices and/or perform other actions based on identifying content distributors are described. In some example embodiments, the methods and systems access video content playing at a client device, calculate fingerprints of a portion of the video content, identify a distributor of the video content based on the fingerprints, and perform an action in response to the identification of the distributor of the video content, such as actions to authorize the client device or other associated devices (e.g., second screens) to receive content from the distributor, actions to present sponsored content to the client device or associated devices, and so on..
Gracenote, Inc.
06/25/15
20150181236

Transform space difference compression


An invention is disclosed for performing differencing of graphical data in post-transform space for a remote presentation session. Graphical data is transformed from a first representation to a second representation (e.g.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc
06/25/15
20150181170

Information associating apparatus, method thereof and program therefor


According to one embodiment, an information associating apparatus includes an acquisition unit configured to acquire an acquisition image taken by a camera and individual identification information of the camera, an analysis unit configured to analyze attribute information of the camera from an attribute information expression body shown in the acquisition image, a detection unit configured to detect an pattern representing a specific direction recorded in the acquisition image and an association unit configured to form a pair by associating the individual identification information and the attribute information based on a detection result concerning the specific direction calculated from the pattern.. .
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
06/25/15
20150181162

System and group video messaging service


A group video messaging method stores user information identifying authorized users of a video messaging system, and provides a user interface to the video messaging system. The user interface permits authorized users to transfer video files to the video messaging system for storage and retrieval, and to identify criteria for other authorized users to access each transferred video file.
Liveqos Inc.
06/25/15
20150181144

Solid-state imaging device


A solid-state imaging device (1) includes a light receiving unit (10), a row selection unit (20), a holding unit (30), a column selection unit (40), a reading unit (50), and a control unit (60). The light receiving unit (10) includes m×n pixel units (p1,1 to pm,n).
Hamamatsu Photonics K.k.
06/25/15
20150181136

Method and system for detecting concealed objects using handheld thermal imager


A method and system for detecting concealed objects using a handheld thermal imager is disclosed. In a particular embodiment, the method includes capturing thermal sensor data from the handheld thermal imager, transmitting the thermal sensor data to a processor, and formatting the sensor data using the processor.
Thermal Matrix Usa, Inc.
06/25/15
20150181116

Motorized camera with automated image capture


A motorized camera captures images of an object detected within one or more of its detection areas. The motorized camera moves or repositions its movable imaging device to target various locations, and captures one or more images including the object and before, during, or as the imaging device is moved.
06/25/15
20150181091

Plenoptic camera resolution


According to various embodiments, the system and method disclosed herein facilitate the design of plenoptic camera lens systems to enhance camera resolution. A first configuration for the plenoptic camera may first be selected, with a first plurality of variables that define attributes of the plenoptic camera.
Lytro, Inc.
06/25/15
20150181080

Card authentication for oauth supported cloud services on a multi-function device


Techniques are described for providing an mfp device with access to external web services. According to embodiments, an mfp web application receives a registration request to register a particular user of an mfp with the mfp web application.
Ricoh Company, Ltd.
06/25/15
20150181077

Image processing apparatus, method, and storage medium


A binary image of an input image is generated, and a character region within the binary image and a region surrounding each character are acquired as character segmentation rectangle information. A thinning process is executed on a region within the binary image which is identified based on the character segmentation rectangle information to acquire a thinned image.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
06/25/15
20150181052

Information processing system, scanner, and non-transitory computer-readable medium


An information processing system to be connected to a scanner includes an image information acquiring unit, an exclusive-use information storage unit, and a print instruction unit. The image information acquiring unit acquires image information for identifying an exclusive-use user of the scanner.
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
06/25/15
20150181048

Method and system for location-dependent billing for services


A method for location-dependent billing for a services that are available to a mobile terminal, a local communication connection is set up to a fixably installed external location tag with a corresponding wireless interface between the fixably installed tag and the mobile terminal, the method including the steps of accessing the external location tag and transmitting a billing rate code from the external location tag to the mobile terminal, forwarding the billing rate code from the mobile terminal to a central unit of a mobile communication network, in which the mobile terminal is logged, determining a geographic location identification of the external location tag by evaluation of the billing rate code at the central unit, and selecting a billing rate for billing for the service available to the user based on the billing rate code at the central unit.. .
Swisscom Ag
06/25/15
20150181046

Secure in-application authentication


The present invention relates to a method to handle the authentication of a user of a device with an operator, said operator needing a user identifier for the purchase of additional element of an application installed in the device, said method implemented by a dedicated client component of the application. The invention also concerns an authentication server, a device and a software development kit to implement the method within an application in a device..
Netsize
06/25/15
20150181044

Method and selecting a communication network


A method, apparatus, and computer usable program product for selecting a network for telecommunication are provided. A type of network supporting a called identifier is identified.
Centurylink Intellectual Property Llc
06/25/15
20150181043

Apparatus and portable terminal having dual subscriber identity module card


A method of operating a portable terminal having a dual subscriber identity module (sim) card is provided. The method includes displaying a message regarding whether to set a dual sim active function, selecting an area included in the message, and confirming a setting of the dual sim active function upon the selection of the area included in the message..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
06/25/15
20150181040

System and exposing customer availability to contact center agents


A system and method for establishing contact between a customer contact center agent and a customer based on customer availability information. A plurality of communication channels that may be used to communicate with the customer is monitored by the contact center.
Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories, Inc.
06/25/15
20150181035

Universal point of contact identifier system and method


A subscriber to a universal point of contact service designates a preferred point of contact at which a communication initiator, such as a telephone caller, can contact the subscriber. Such an initiator desiring to contact the subscriber uses the subscriber's email address to establish a communication session with a device associated with the subscriber's preferred point of contact.
Ayman, Llc
06/25/15
20150181034

Communication terminal, control method, and program


Speech data acquiring unit acquires speech data representing a user's speech. Text data acquiring unit acquires text data generated as a result of a speech recognition processing based on the speech data.
Ntt Docomo, Inc.
06/25/15
20150181033

Call-back to a ue that has made an emergency call via a visited ims network


Exemplary methods for establishing an emergency call and an emergency call-back for a first user equipment (ue) communicatively coupled to a visited internet protocol multimedia subsystem (ims) network includes establishing an emergency call by the first ue sending an emergency call request to a proxy call session control function (p-cscf) in the visited ims network. The methods further include providing, from the p-cscf to a serving cscf (s-cscf) in a home ims network for the first ue, information comprising an indication that the emergency call has been performed and an equipment identifier of the first ue.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)
06/25/15
20150181032

Calling line/name identification of enterprise subscribers in mobile calls


A system, server, and method of dtmf detection in a voip network.. .
Tango Networks, Inc.
06/25/15
20150181031

Initiating a voip call with caller selected audio


Methods and systems for caller selected ringtones are described herein. A method for voice over internet protocol (voip) call initiation includes receiving a connection request from a caller app on a caller device.
Pink Stone Llc
06/25/15
20150181029

Unified caller identification across multiple communication modes


A mobile device is adapted to operate in a first communication mode and a second communication mode. An identifier is acquired for a mobile device, wherein the identifier is sent to identify the mobile device when the mobile device places a call in the first communication mode.
Ringcentral, Inc.
06/25/15
20150181028

Delivery of caller identification data to a mobile device using application directed short messaging service


Caller name (cnam) query results obtained from a traditional cnam service are sent during call processing on a carrier network to the subscriber's mobile handset over a short message service (sms) channel on a mobile carrier network. A call page is received at a network carrier associated with a recipient of the received call page.
Cequint, Inc.
06/25/15
20150181024

Smart card initial personnalization with local generation of keys


A method and system for initial personalization of a smart card coupled with a communication device of a user who is not yet a subscriber of any telecommunication network are disclosed. A temporary international identity and a temporary authentication key are stored in the smart card and in a home location register connected to a roaming entity of a telecommunication network.
Alcatel Lucent
06/25/15
20150181023

Method and system for intelligent call termination


Methods and systems for intelligently terminating calls are provided herein. In some embodiments, a method for intelligently terminating calls may include receiving a call request directed to a communication identifier associated with a first user, determining a call termination action to associate with the call request based on (a) information associated with the call request and (b) previous call termination patterns associated with the first user, and terminating the call to one or more devices associated with the communication identifier based on the determined call termination action..
Vonage Network Llc
06/25/15
20150181022

Technique for performance management in a mobile communications network


A technique of generating statistics for a performance metric of a mobile communications network is presented. The performance metric depends on at least a first parameter and a second parameter, wherein the first and second parameters each can be categorized in two or more non-overlapping sets of parameter values.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)
06/25/15
20150181021

Methods and apparatus to determine a telecommunications account status


Example methods, apparatus, and articles of manufacture are disclosed to determine a telecommunications account status. An example method includes initiating a credit transfer request via the device identifier, determining, via a processor, whether an account associated with the device identifier comprises a prepaid type in response to receiving an indication of credit transfer success, and determining whether the account associated with the device identifier comprises a non-prepaid account type in response to receiving an indication of credit transfer failure..
06/25/15
20150181015

Method and managing message history data for a mobile communication device


A method and apparatus for managing history data of messages received from and transmitted to other users by a user of a mobile communication device is provided. Message history data is extracted from received and transmitted messages and stored such that a user of the mobile communication device may easily input a conditional request to the device and view message history data associated with a specific other user or message history data identified by conditional data input to the device..
Lg Electronics Inc.
06/25/15
20150181014

Systems and methods for controlling a locking mechanism using a portable electronic device


Systems and methods are provided for operating a remotely operable lock. In an example embodiment, a method comprises providing a first web service for receiving credentials or a command from a portable electronic device having a software application installed thereon, issuing a command for receipt by the lock from the web service, and providing an application programming interface at the first web service for integrating a second web service or the software application with the first web service to allow the portable electronic device to communicate with the lock or web service..
Apigy Inc.


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