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Automatic context aware preloading of credential emulator

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Automatic context aware preloading of credential emulator

Architecture of simplified hardware requirements for bank card payment transactions in a large group of clients,…

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At&t Intellectual Property IL.p.

Location based sharing of a network access credential

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02/26/15
20150059022
 Genes controlling plant root growth and development for stress tolerance and  their use patent thumbnailnew patent Genes controlling plant root growth and development for stress tolerance and their use
Microarrays are employed to analyze soybean transcriptome under water stress conditions in different regions of the root at vegetative stage. Drought responsive genes and transcription factors are identified which may be used for enhancing drought tolerance in soybean or other plants through genetic/metabolic engineering.
The Curators Of The University Of Missouri
02/26/15
20150059021
 Sugarcane bacilliform viral (scbv) enhancer and its use in plant functional genomics patent thumbnailnew patent Sugarcane bacilliform viral (scbv) enhancer and its use in plant functional genomics
Identification of new enhancer sequence has significant utility in the plant functional genomics. The sugarcane bacilliform badnavirus (scbv) transcriptional enhancer has been identified.
Dow Agrosciences Llc
02/26/15
20150059016
 Methods and compositions for identifying downy mildew resistant cucumber plants patent thumbnailnew patent Methods and compositions for identifying downy mildew resistant cucumber plants
The present invention relates to methods for identifying cucumber lines having increased resistance to downy mildew, and identification of genetic markers linked to gene(s) conditioning such increased disease resistance. The present invention also relates to methods of breeding cucumber plants from lines having increased downy mildew resistance by marker-assisted selection, compositions including nucleic acid probes or primers which are useful for such marker assisted selection, and plants and plant parts produced by such methods..
Seminis Vegetable Seeds, Inc.
02/26/15
20150059015
 Fungal resistant plants expressing acd patent thumbnailnew patent Fungal resistant plants expressing acd
The present invention relates to a method of increasing resistance against fungal pathogens of the family phacosporaceae in plants and/or plant cells. This is achieved by increasing the expression of an acd protein or fragment thereof in a plant, plant part and/or plant cell in comparison to wild type plants, wild type plant parts and/or wild type plant cells.
Basf Plant Science Company Gmbh
02/26/15
20150059010
 Genome modification using guide polynucleotide/cas endonuclease systems and methods of use patent thumbnailnew patent Genome modification using guide polynucleotide/cas endonuclease systems and methods of use
Compositions and methods are provided for genome modification of a target sequence in the genome of a cell. The methods and compositions employ a guide polynucleotide/cas endonuclease system to provide an effective system for modifying or altering target sites within the genome of a cell or organism.
Pioneer Hi-bred International Inc
02/26/15
20150059008
 Undiscoverable physical chip identification patent thumbnailnew patent Undiscoverable physical chip identification
Methods and circuits for undiscoverable physical chip identification are disclosed. Embodiments of the present invention provide an intrinsic bit element that comprises two transistors.
International Business Machines Corporation
02/26/15
20150059004
 System, method, and computer program product for creation, transmission,and tracking of electronic document patent thumbnailnew patent System, method, and computer program product for creation, transmission,and tracking of electronic document
A system for creating and delivering a locked electronic document in a computing environment includes a computer readable system memory comprising at least one program module, a bus coupled to the computer readable system memory, a processor coupled to the bus, and program instructions stored on the system memory for execution by the processor. The program instructions create a lead sheet having a unique embedded identifier, add a payload to the lead sheet to form the electronic package, add a blanking layer to the electronic package to obscure the payload from view of a recipient, send the electronic package in the computing environment to a designated recipient, validate the designated recipient's identity, and remove the blanking layer in response to validating the designated recipient's identity, thereby allowing the recipient to view the payload..
Broad Street Opus, Inc.
02/26/15
20150059003
 System and  identity management patent thumbnailnew patent System and identity management
A computer-implemented method includes: receiving a request for associating a first index of privileges and permissions with an identity token, the first index specifically encoding the privileges and permissions of a first subscriber in accessing transactional data of the requester, the request including the identity token that identifies a person and has been issued to the requester by a trusted entity through a vetting process; in response to determining that the identity token is valid and verifying that the requester is the person identified by the identity token, associating the first index of privileges and permissions of the first subscriber with the identity token; and providing the identity token associated with the first index of privileges and permissions of the first subscriber, the identity token enabling the first subscriber to access transactional data of the requester in accordance with the first index of privileges and permissions.. .
Morphotrust Usa, Llc
02/26/15
20150059002
 Mobile information gateway for service provider cooperation patent thumbnailnew patent Mobile information gateway for service provider cooperation
A mobile information gateway comprises a wearable human interface module having an image delivery and display mechanism for presenting information overlaid upon a wide field of view, a computing and communication module adapted receive information from the human interface module and adapted to send commands and information to the human interface module including information for presentation; and a backend service server coupled for processing data from the computing and communication module including user identification and verification. The present invention also includes a method for using the mobile information gateway for augmented use by employees interacting in the back office of a financial services company and comprises capturing information with a first human interface module; processing the information captured by the first human interface module; retrieving a set of shared information based upon the processing of the information captured by the first human interface module; presenting the shared set of information overlaid upon a field of view of the first user using the first human interface module; and presenting the shared set of information overlaid upon a field of view of the second user using a second human interface module..
Ricoh Company, Ltd.
02/26/15
20150058998
 Online video tracking and identifying method and system patent thumbnailnew patent Online video tracking and identifying method and system
A method and system of identifying and tracking online videos comprises the steps of searching and discovering targeted video on the internet, filtering out manageable amount of online videos from large amount of search results of the targeted video, acquiring online video contents through websites, identifying acquired videos by their contents, and generating different tracking reports according to video identification results and other historical records.. .
02/26/15
20150058993
new patent

System and discovering optimal network attack paths


A computer-implemented method for discovering network attack paths is provided. The method includes a computer generating scoring system results based on analysis of vulnerabilities of nodes in a network configuration.
The Boeing Company
02/26/15
20150058992
new patent

Method and system for malicious code detection


Embodiments of the invention are directed towards detecting and identifying malicious code injected into other legitimate web pages. The detection is divided into two processes.
British Telecommunications Public Limited Company
02/26/15
20150058988
new patent

Reversion of system objects affected by a malware


A computerized method of reverting system data affected by a malware. The method comprises monitoring, in run time, a plurality of events of a plurality of processes executed by an operating system (os) running on a computing device, logging in an event log, in run time, the plurality of events, classifying, in run time, a first process of the plurality of processes as a malware, identifying a set of events of the first process from the plurality of events using the event log, and reverting, in response to the classification, at least one system object hosted in the computing device to remove an effect of the set of events on the os..
Shine Security Ltd.
02/26/15
20150058987
new patent

Detecting file encrypting malware


A method in a computer for detecting a file encryption attack. The computer detects an attempt to overwrite current file data of a file with new file data.
F-secure Corporation
02/26/15
20150058984
new patent

Computer-implemented distilling a malware program in a system


A computer-implemented method for distilling a malware program in a system is disclosed. The computer-implemented method includes steps of receiving a known malware program sample; providing a benign program containing a first instruction set associated with a security; extracting the instruction set; tracing a program segment associated with the instruction set from the benign program using a plurality of data flow pathways; slicing the program segment into a plurality of independent data flow elements; identifying a partial program having elements identical to the plurality of independent data flow elements from the known malware program sample; and removing the partial program from the known malware program sample to distill the malware program..
Nation Chiao Tung University
02/26/15
20150058983
new patent

Revival and redirection of blocked connections for intention inspection in computer networks


A method for network security includes monitoring traffic exchanged over a computer network. A failed attempt to communicate with a target computer by an initiating computer is identified in the monitored traffic.
Guardicore Ltd.
02/26/15
20150058981
new patent

Systems, methods, and media for outputting data based upon anomaly detection


Systems, methods, and media for outputting data based on anomaly detection are provided. In some embodiments, a method for outputting data based on anomaly detection is provided, the method comprising: receiving, using a hardware processor, an input dataset; identifying grams in the input dataset that substantially include distinct byte values; creating an input subset by removing the identified grams from the input dataset; determining whether the input dataset is likely to be anomalous based on the identified grams, and determining whether the input dataset is likely to be anomalous by applying the input subset to a binary anomaly detection model to check for an n-gram in the input subset; and outputting the input dataset based on the likelihood that the input dataset is anomalous..
02/26/15
20150058979
new patent

Processing system


A processing system is disclosed along with a concept for controlling access of a processing unit of the processing system to firmware code. It is proposed to identify a valid key stored in a first region of memory based on validation data of a second region of the memory, the validation data indicating whether a key is valid or not.
Nxp B.v.
02/26/15
20150058977
new patent

Health monitor based distributed denial of service attack mitigation


Provided are methods and systems for mitigating a ddos event. The method may comprise receiving an indication of a collapse of a collapsible virtual data circuit associated with network data traffic.
02/26/15
20150058976
new patent

Method and mitigating distributed denial of service attacks


An approach for mitigating distributed denial of service (ddos) attacks includes assigning a set of temporary network addresses to a hostname for a finite period and assigning one or more other sets of temporary network addresses to the hostname in one or more following finite periods, responding to a hostname lookup request based on the set of temporary network addresses, the one or more other sets of temporary network addresses, or a combination thereof that are active, responding to a network address lookup request based on at least one of the set of temporary network addresses and the one or more other sets of temporary network addresses that is associated with a current one of the finite period or the one or more following finite periods, and retiring the set of temporary network addresses, the one or more sets of temporary network addresses, or a combination thereof after a configurable number of finite periods, wherein no further network address or hostname lookup request is served based on the retired set of temporary network addresses, the retired one or more sets of temporary network addresses, or a combination thereof.. .
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.
02/26/15
20150058973
new patent

Mechanism for associating analog input device gesture with password for account access


A method for associating an analog input device gesture with an account for account access includes creating a user identifier for an account, creating a password for the account, generating the analog input device gesture, and associating the analog input device gesture with the account.. .
Ciinow, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058965
new patent

Passporting credentials between a mobile app and a web browser


Systems and methods for passporting credentials provide a mechanism by which a native app on a client device can invoke a service provider's core web site web addresses (url) while keeping the existing session active and shared between the two experiences (native app and web flow) so that the end user does not need to re-login at each context switch. The mechanism can include a unique way for the web flow context to communicate conditions and pass control back to the native app context of the shared session.
Ebay Inc.
02/26/15
20150058963
new patent

Management and delivery of profile data


Aspects of the invention relate to systems and methods for securely retaining profile data and the use of such data for the targeted delivery of content. In one embodiment, a unique profile that represents the user location and is keyed to profile attributes selected from both a first set of data collected from the user location and the second set of profile data collected from an external source, is generated.
Comcast Cable Communication, Llc
02/26/15
20150058961
new patent

Authenticating users based upon an identity footprint


Disclosed are various embodiments of generating a user signature associated with a user and authenticating a user. At least one behavior associated with at least one sensor in a computing device is identified.
Broadcom Corporation
02/26/15
20150058960
new patent

Elevating trust in user identity during restful authentication and authorization


Credentials sent over a back channel during the authentication of a user to a restful service can elevate the trust the recipient system can place in the user's identity. The addition of an identity credential of higher strength can increase confidence in user identities electronically presented with a lower strength credential.
Jericho Systems Corporation
02/26/15
20150058959
new patent

Efficiently throttling user authentication


In an embodiment, an administrative computer system receives user login credentials from a user and makes at least one of the following determinations: that the user identifier does not match any existing user account, that the user identifier matches at least one existing user account, but that the user's account is in a locked state, or that the user identifier matches at least one existing user account, but the user's password does not match the user identifier. The administrative computer system then returns to the user the same response message regardless of which determination is made.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc
02/26/15
20150058958
new patent

Systems, methods, and apparatus to monitor mobile internet activity


Systems, methods, and apparatus to monitor mobile internet activity are disclosed. An example method comprises determining if a media request originated from a desktop computer or a mobile device by inspecting a user agent identifier of the media request.
The Nielsen Company (us), Llc
02/26/15
20150058956
new patent

Location based sharing of a network access credential


A network access credential can be shared among devices based on location information for a device. Location information can include timed fingerprint location information.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.
02/26/15
20150058952
new patent

Digital handshake for authentication of devices


This is directed to a digital handshake for establishing a secure communications path between two electronic devices. Each device can capture an image of the other device using a camera (e.g., a front facing camera or a back facing camera) and extract, from the captured image, a key or seed associated with the other device.
Apple Inc.
02/26/15
20150058950
new patent

System and identity management


Some implementations may provide a machine-assisted method that includes: receiving, from a relying party, a request to determine a trustworthiness of a particular transaction request, the transaction request initially submitted by a user to access data managed by the relying party; based on the transaction request, summarizing the particular transaction request into transactional characteristics, the transactional characteristics devoid of source assets of the transaction; generating first machine-readable data encoding transactional characteristics of the underlying transaction as requested, the transactional characteristics unique to the particular transaction request; submitting a first inquiry at a first engine to determine an access eligibility of the user submitting the transaction request, the first inquiry including the credential information of the submitting user, as well as the summarized transactional characteristics that is applicable only once to the underlying transaction request; and receiving the access eligibility determination from the first engine.. .
Morphotrust Usa, Llc
02/26/15
20150058949
new patent

Method and system for computing code management platform


A method for authenticating a computing device includes: storing an account profile, the profile including data related to a service account including an alphanumeric code; generating a session identifier and a seed value; computing a first hash using the session identifier; computing a second hash using the session identifier and the alphanumeric code; computing a third hash using the second hash and a utilized seed value; transmitting the session identifier to a computing device via a first communication protocol; transmitting the session identifier and first hash to a remote notification service for transmission to the computing device via a second communication protocol; receiving a fourth hash and the session identifier from the computing device via the first communication protocol; validating the fourth hash based on a comparison of the fourth hash and the computed third hash; and transmitting a validation result to the computing device based on the validation step.. .
Mastercard International Incorporated
02/26/15
20150058948
new patent

Content sharing system, content sharing method, and information communication apparatus


A content sharing system includes: a server; a first information communication apparatus; and a second information communication apparatus, in which the first information communication apparatus includes a reserve requesting unit which sends to the server a reserve request message for requesting to reserve a sharing space to be newly generated, the reserve request message including first identification information for identifying the second information communication apparatus or the user using the second information communication apparatus, and the server includes: a first storage; and a sharing space generating unit which, upon receiving the reserve request message, generates the sharing space in the first storage, and stores in the first storage the first identification information included in the reserve request message.. .
Panasonic Intellectual Property Corporation Of America
02/26/15
20150058947
new patent

Mobile device authentication


One aspect of the invention is a system for mobile device authentication. The system includes a public-facing server configured to interface with a mobile device.
General Electric Company
02/26/15
20150058946
new patent

Connectivity services application programming interface


Systems and methods are disclosed herein to method comprising: providing a first system; generating data to be sent over a network link; determining a transport protocol that will be used to transmit data over the network communication link; negotiating connection services to be performed on data that will transmitted over the network communication link; sending a request to open a network communication link; sending a request to the connectivity services of the second system for credentials of the second system; receiving the credentials from the connectivity services module of the second system; verifying that the credentials match an authenticated computer system; opening a network connection between the first system and the second system when the second system's credentials have been verified by the connectivity services module of the first system; and transmitting the data to the second system according to the determining network protocol and negotiated connection services.. .
Unisys Corporation
02/26/15
20150058945
new patent

System and accepting user input using asynchronous authentication


A method and system for accepting user inputs over a network. The user is provided with an input widget on a client system to collect and send an input and user identity information to a server system, without the requirement to authenticate the user identity on the client system upfront.
02/26/15
20150058944
new patent

Social driven portal using mobile devices


The present disclosure describes methods, systems, and computer program products for measuring strength of a unit test. One computer-implemented method includes receiving a login request for a portal user from a mobile device, exposing one or more available widgets based, at least in part, on credentials associated with the portal user, determining that a widget identified in a received widget selection is a mobile-aware widget (maw), receiving mobile device data responsive to a query to select a specific action associated with the maw, the mobile device data associated with the specific action, and transmitting the received mobile device data to the maw..
02/26/15
20150058941
new patent

Systems and methods for location-based device security


A device may collect environmental information surrounding the device. Based on the collected environmental information, the device may automatically identify a potentially secured location that has lower security risk.
02/26/15
20150058940
new patent

Automatic context aware preloading of credential emulator


Implementations of the present disclosure provide systems and methods for automatically preloading data pertaining to credentials determined to be likely to be used during a particular time interval into a memory utilized by a credential emulator. The systems and methods described herein contemplate identifying a particular time interval by identifying events that may designate the beginning and end of that particular time interval, identifying contextual information relevant to the client device or a user account affiliated with the client device during the time interval, identifying a set of credentials available for loading into the memory utilized by the credential emulator, determining from the set of credentials, a subset composed of individual credentials that are likely to be used during the time interval, and loading data pertaining to individual credentials in the subset into the memory utilized by the emulator..
Google Inc.
02/26/15
20150058939
new patent

System and a location based anonymous communication over a network


Disclosed is a system and method of location based anonymous communication in between plurality of users over a communication network. The system includes a registration module, a tapping module, a proximity module, an invitation module and a connection module.
02/26/15
20150058938
new patent

Integrated ip tunnel and authentication protocol based on expanded proxy mobile ip


A gateway is preconfigured to establish an internet protocol (ip) tunnel with a default local mobility anchor on behalf of a mobile node. The gateway receives from the mobile node an internet access request including a mobile identifier and authorization and authentication protocol information, and sends to the default local mobility anchor an ip tunnel request to establish an ip tunnel.
Cisco Technology, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058935
new patent

Out-of-path, content-addressed writes with untrusted clients


A method in data storage involves receiving at a metadata server from a client device a begin_write request identifying data to be written by hashes, consulting, by the metadata server a deduplication table to determine historical nature of the data determined to be written, determining that the data was never previously written, was previously written by another client, or was previously written but failed a verification, sending to the client device write locations with tokens for the data, starting an authentication timer, and authorizing the client device to write directly to the data server using the authentication tokens and the authenticated write locations, determining that the data was previously written by the same client, or that the data was previously written and passed the verification test, notifying the client of this circumstance, and receiving from the client device an end_write request.. .
Maginatics, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058934
new patent

Method and system for providing wi-fi service by wi-fi device


A method and a system for providing a wireless fidelity (wi-fi) service, in which when multiple counterpart devices are selected based on manufacturer information and support information on supported functions and capability defined in a service information field of each beacon message or each probe response message, a final device is determined by checking multiple pieces of signal information of the selected counterpart devices, are provided. The method includes receiving messages from multiple counterpart devices, selecting one or more counterpart devices, each of which supports a requested service, from an identical manufacturer when the messages are received, checking multiple pieces of signal information of the selected counterpart devices when the number of the selected counterpart devices is greater than one, and determining a device having the signal information satisfying set conditions as a final device..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
02/26/15
20150058932
new patent

Visualization of access permission status


Queries regarding access permissions of users and rights to directories in a complex enterprise are executed in near real-time, using lookups to tables that form a condensed database maintained for each file server. User information is condensed by arranging users in user groups having common data access rights.
Varonis Systems Inc.
02/26/15
20150058931
new patent

System and identity management


Some implementations may provide a machine-assisted that includes: receiving, from a participant entity, a request to determine a trustworthiness of a transaction request, the transaction request being submitted by a user to access data managed by the participant entity; submitting a first inquiry at an authentication verification engine to determine an authenticity of a purported identity of the user submitting the transaction request; receiving a response from the authentication verification engine, the response including a computed authenticity score quantitatively attesting to the purported identity of the user submitting the transaction request; based on the computed authenticity score, determining the trustworthiness of the transaction request being submitted by the user; and notifying the participant entity of the determined trustworthiness of the transaction request to access data managed by the participant entity.. .
Morphotrust Usa, Llc
02/26/15
20150058930
new patent

Method and enabling authorised users to access computer resources


An authentication system is disclosed for use in authenticating an entity to a relying party, to enable the entity to access a protected resource provided by the relying party via a web page, comprising an authentication component installable in a web browser used by the entity to access the web page, the authentication component comprising (a) a page scanner component which is operable when the entity accesses the web page to scan the web page (and/or to ask the entity) to identify a plurality of authentication systems supported by the web page; and (b) an activator component which is operable when the entity accesses the web page to install an identity system selector component in the web page which is operable to interact with the entity to enable the entity to select which of the plurality of authentication systems to use.. .
Royal Holloway And Bedford New College
02/26/15
20150058928
new patent

Applying circuit delay-based physically unclonable functions (pufs) for masking operation of memory-based pufs to resist invasive and clone attacks


One feature pertains to generating a unique identifier for an electronic device by combining static random access memory (sram) pufs and circuit delay based pufs (e.g., ring oscillator (ro) pufs, arbiter pufs, etc.). The circuit delay based pufs may be used to conceal either a challenge to, and/or response from, the sram pufs, thereby inhibiting an attacker from being able to clone a memory device's response..
Qualcomm Incorporated
02/26/15
20150058926
new patent

Shared page access control among cloud objects in a distributed cloud environment


A management system in a distributed cloud environment that includes a plurality of cloud object, may administer shared page access control among cloud objects. Such shared access control includes: receiving, by the management system from a requesting cloud object, a request to access a shared page; discovering, by the management system, one or more page attributes of the shared page, where the one or more page attributes of the shared page include attributes specified by one or more cloud objects of the distributed cloud environment; identifying, by the management system in dependence upon the page attributes, one more access control measures to perform; performing, by the management system in dependence upon the page attributes, the access control measures; and determining, by the management system, whether to grant the requesting cloud object access to the shared page..
International Business Machines Corporation
02/26/15
20150058922
new patent

Method and controlling network device


The present invention relates to the field of communications and discloses a method and an apparatus for controlling a network device. An open service platform intercepts an instruction packet sent to a network device, identifies authority of the instruction packet and judges whether the instruction packet is in conflict with a previous instruction, and sends the instruction packet to the network device if the instruction packet has the authority and is not in conflict with the previous instruction.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
02/26/15
20150058918
new patent

Secure end-to-end permitting system for device operations


A permitting system for controlling devices in a system includes a permit issuing agent that receives a command to be sent to a device. Based upon at least one attribute of the command, the permit issuing agent identifies one or more business logic modules that is pertinent to the command.
Silver Spring Networks, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058914
new patent

Integrated network intrusion detection


Intrusion preludes may be detected (including detection using fabricated responses to blocked network requests), and particular sources of network communications may be singled out for greater scrutiny, by performing intrusion analysis on packets blocked by a firewall. An integrated intrusion detection system uses an end-node firewall that is dynamically controlled using invoked-application information and a network policy.
02/26/15
20150058913
new patent

Context awareness during first negotiation of secure key exchange


Techniques are presented for establishing context awareness during first negotiation of secure key exchange. These techniques may be embodied as a method, apparatus or instructions in a computer-readable storage media.
Cisco Technology, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058908
new patent

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.
02/26/15
20150058902
new patent

System and delivering extended media content


A system and method for identifying and delivering extended media content. An extended content system receives requests to record or play identified broadcast content.
Ericsson Television, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058887
new patent

Multimedia arrangement


The invention relates to a multimedia arrangement comprising a remote control having a keypad with only six control buttons. All functions of the multimedia device can be controlled via three menu levels, an object group being selectable in the first menu level, an object being selectable in the second menu level, and an action to be performed with the object being selectable in the third.
Fm Marketing Gmbh
02/26/15
20150058883
new patent

Methods and targeted secondary content insertion


Methods and apparatus for identification and insertion of content targeted to a particular audience within a content-based network, such as a cable television or satellite network. In one embodiment of the invention, audience qualities are identified and distributed to an advertisement decision maker, which uses the information to fulfill advertisement placement opportunities.
Time Warner Cable Enterprises Llc
02/26/15
20150058879
new patent

Digital broadcasting receiver and controlling the same


A method of processing broadcast data includes: performing rs encoding and crc encoding on mobile service data to generate an rs frame belonging to an ensemble including a signaling information table including access information of the mobile service data and identification information for identifying a stream where keys to decrypt the mobile service data are obtained; mapping a portion of data in the rs frame to a group including known data sequences, fic data, and tpc data, wherein the fic data includes information for rapid mobile service acquisition, and the tpc data includes fic version information for indicating an update of the fic data; and transmitting a broadcast signal including the group. The group further includes data blocks.
Lg Electronics Inc.
02/26/15
20150058877
new patent

Content-based audio/video adjustment


Embodiments are disclosed for methods and systems for adjusting audio/video data. In some embodiments, a method for performing adjustments includes receiving audio content and video content and analyzing the video content to identify image data indicating a channel generating the audio and video content.
Harman International Industries, Incorporated
02/26/15
20150058876
new patent

Audience-measuring method


A method for measuring an audience of peers of a television channel streamed over a peer-to-peer network includes connecting at least one monitored peer to the peer-to-peer network and sending by the at least one monitored peer a request to at least one neighboring peer of the peer-to-peer network. There is an identifier of the at least one neighboring peer contained in its own list of neighboring peers.
Viaccess
02/26/15
20150058874
new patent

Method and device for setting properties


The disclosure provides a method and a device for setting properties. The method comprises: analyzing and counting one or more program sources selected by a user through an internet protocol television (iptv) program system; determining program ids corresponding to the program sources selected by the user according to a analysis and statistics result to acquire the merchandise corresponding to the program ids in the iptv merchandise system; and setting the properties of the merchandise, wherein the merchandise properties set are used for indicating how to display the merchandise in the iptv merchandise system.
Zte Corporation
02/26/15
20150058867
new patent

Method, an electronic device, and a storage medium for auto-cleaning up applications in a background


A method for auto-cleaning up applications in a background of an electronic device system is provided, comprising the steps of: acquiring an occupancy rate of a cpu or a memory, and determining periodically whether the occupancy rate exceeds a preset threshold; querying all applications running in the background of the electronic device system, and identifying all non-system applications if the occupancy rate exceeds the preset threshold; and calling a common interface to close the non-system applications. An electronic device and a storage medium for auto-cleaning up applications in a background are also provided..
Huizhou Tcl Mobile Communication Co., Ltd.
02/26/15
20150058865
new patent

Management of bottlenecks in database systems


Management is provided for threads of a database system that is subject to a plurality of disparate bottleneck conditions for resources. A monitor thread retrieves, from a first thread, first monitor data for first bottleneck condition of a first type.
International Business Machines Corporation
02/26/15
20150058863
new patent

Load balancing of resources


Embodiments presented herein techniques for balancing a multidimensional set of resources of different types within a distributed resources system. Each host computer providing the resources publishes a status on current resource usage by guest clients.
Vmware, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058855
new patent

Management of bottlenecks in database systems


Management is provided for threads of a database system that is subject to a plurality of disparate bottleneck conditions for resources. A monitor thread retrieves, from a first thread, first monitor data for first bottleneck condition of a first type.
International Business Machines Corporation
02/26/15
20150058848
new patent

Encapsulation of an application for virtualization


Embodiments relate to a method for encapsulating a hardware application for virtualization. The method surrounds the hardware application with a service layer controller and ring interfaces.
International Business Machines Corporation
02/26/15
20150058841
new patent

Providing entropy to a guest operating system


The subject matter of this specification can be implemented in, among other things, a method including receiving, by a hypervisor of a host computer system, an entropy request from a guest operating system running on the host computer system. The method further includes identifying, by the hypervisor, an entropy source.
Red Hat, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058832
new patent

Auto multi-threading in macroscalar compilers


System and methods for the parallelization of software applications are described. In some embodiments, a compiler may automatically identify within source code dependencies of a function called by another function.
Apple Inc.
02/26/15
20150058830
new patent

Systems and methods for converting typed code


Techniques provided implement automatic data type annotation in dynamically-typed source code. A codebase, which may comprise a plurality of source code files, is scanned at a global level.
Facebook, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058825
new patent

Stack trace compression


Exemplary methods, apparatuses, and systems generate a plurality of possible stack traces for a computer program. Each possible stack trace represents functions that may be active while the computer program is running.
Vmware, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058822
new patent

System and estimating impact of software updates


A system and method of estimating impact of software updates includes obtaining usage measures for an instance of a software application, analyzing the software update of the software application by comparing base code for the software application to updated code for the software application, identifying one or more lines of interest from the base code based on the comparing, and aggregating the usage measures for the instance associated with the lines of interest to determine an impact factor. The base code corresponds to source code for the instance.
Red Hat, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058821
new patent

Mobile design patterns


A mobile design pattern. In an example embodiment, the design pattern includes a first user interface display screen that depicts a list of user interface controls organized in rows.
Oracle International Corporation
02/26/15
20150058820
new patent

Automated code coverage measurement and tracking per user story and requirement


Embodiments of the invention relate to automated code coverage measurement and tracking per user story and requirement. An aspect of the invention includes receiving one or more software development requirements.
International Business Machines Corporation
02/26/15
20150058817
new patent

Semiconductor overlay production system and method


Disclosed herein is a system and method for producing semiconductor devices using overlays, the method comprising associating one or more patterned overlays with respective ones of reserved regions in a layer template, receiving a layer design based on the layer template, identifying the reserved regions in the layer design, generating a production layer design based on the layer design, the production layer design describing at least one production overlay in one of the reserved regions, and fabricating one or more devices based on the production layer design.. .
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.
02/26/15
20150058815
new patent

Correction for flare effects in lithography system


A method for reducing an effect of flare produced by a lithographic apparatus for imaging a design layout onto a substrate is described. A flare map in an exposure field of the lithographic apparatus is simulated by mathematically combining a density map of the design layout at the exposure field with a point spread function (psf), wherein system-specific effects on the flare map may be incorporated in the simulation.
Asml Netherlands B.v.
02/26/15
20150058774
new patent

Gesture-based visualization of financial data


The disclosed embodiments provide a system that processes financial data. During operation, the system provides a user interface for displaying the financial data to a user.
Intuit Inc.
02/26/15
20150058750
new patent

Managing an initial post on a website


Managing an initial post on a website includes identifying an initial post on website where the initial post is for an event, identifying a related post that describes the event after the event occurs, and updating the initial post to include content of the related post.. .
International Business Machines Corporation
02/26/15
20150058748
new patent

Viewing shared documents in a sharing session


In a sharing session between a presenter and several attendees, the presenter can share any type of document quickly and without substantial prior preparation. The presenter's device identifies an active document-sharing window within the desktop sharing environment, and detects if there is a shared document in the active window.
Cisco Technology, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058745
new patent

Method and system for binding graphical interfaces to textual code


In an embodiment, a method of binding a human machine interface to an expression of existing computer code may include analyzing the existing computer code to identify one or more bindable expressions in the existing computer code, and receiving a command to bind a human machine interface with one or more of the identified bindable expressions. The method may further include binding, using a processor, one or more of the bindable expressions with the human machine interface in response to the command.
The Mathworks, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058738
new patent

Method for providing data for a mobile device from a field device, computer program and arrangement for executing same


A method for providing static data and dynamic data of a service/display menu for a mobile device from a field device. The field device contains identification data, and, associated therewith, a total amount of static data and dynamic data.
Endress + Hauser Conducta Gesellschaft Für Mess- Und Regeltechnik Mbh + Co. Kg
02/26/15
20150058730
new patent

Game event display with a scrollable graphical game play feed


A method is disclosed for receiving a plurality of play events associated with a sporting event, wherein each play event of the plurality of play events comprises a game clock time, a description, and identifies a sports team of a plurality of sports teams; for each play event in the plurality of play events: generating a graphical tile that is associated with the play event; configuring an appearance of the graphical tile based, at least in part, on the description and the sports team of the play event; causing to display a graphical tile list in a graphical user interface of a mobile computing device, wherein the graphical tile list includes one or more of the graphical tiles listed in a chronological order based on the game clock time in the play event associated with each graphical tile.. .
Stadium Technology Company
02/26/15
20150058729
new patent

Method and controls based on concurrent gestures


In an embodiment, a number of parallel gestures are detected, in a particular area on a touch screen interface of a device. A command is identified based at least on the parallel gestures and an action associated with the command is performed..
Tivo Inc.
02/26/15
20150058727
new patent

Zone configuration based on playback selections


An example method includes displaying zone names via a display interface. Each zone name represents a respective particular zone of a plurality of zones, and each zone contains at least one player configured for multimedia playback in that zone.
Sonos, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058720
new patent

System and automatically suggesting diverse and personalized message completions


Disclosed is a system and method for suggesting messages that are automatically learned, personalized and diversified by leveraging messages sent by a large number of users in order to provide message completions that are as engaging as possible. The disclosed systems and methods learn from recurrent messages sent to a recipient, and suggest message completions based upon user behavior.
Yahoo! Inc.
02/26/15
20150058712
new patent

Method for assisting website design using keywords


Systems and methods for automating search engine optimization of a website may include obtaining a set of keywords using a computer network. The keywords may be relevant to a business and may be obtained from the website of identified local competitors to the business.
Go Daddy Operating Company, Llc
02/26/15
20150058711
new patent

Presenting fixed format documents in reflowed format


A reader application presents fixed format documents in reflowed format. A selection control is presented to display a reflow view after identifying text-based sections within a displayed content.
Microsoft Corporation
02/26/15
20150058702
new patent

Multi-level memory controller with probability-distribution-based encoding


A memory controller includes an encoder, a modulator, and a demodulator. A nonvolatile memory includes memory cells, each programmable to one of three or more levels.
Marvell World Trade Ltd.
02/26/15
20150058698
new patent

Data recovery from blocks with gate shorts


A storage module may include a nand-type flash memory array and one or more controllers configured to increase gate bias voltage levels applied to gates in the memory array to overcome possible gate shorts and recover data identified as being uncorrectable. The increased gate bias voltages may be applied to gates of a single type of transistor or to different types of transistors in the memory array, including drain select transistors, source select transistors, or floating gate transistors..
02/26/15
20150058692
new patent

Low-density parity-check decoding method and low-density parity-check decoder using the same


A low-density parity-check (ldpc) decoding method includes exchanging messages between check nodes and variable nodes based on scheduling information representing an order of exchanging messages between the check nodes and the variable nodes for an ldpc decoding, and performing the ldpc decoding based on the exchanged messages, wherein the scheduling information is determined by manipulating at least one of an order of the check nodes and an order of the variable nodes in an ldpc bipartite graph.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
02/26/15
20150058679
new patent

Application resource utilizaton management


Methods and systems for automatically identifying an application that is experiencing performance problems caused by a resource utilization event may include receiving an indication that an application is experiencing a performance issue. It may be determined that the performance issue is caused by a resource utilization event on a device.
Google Inc.
02/26/15
20150058674
new patent

Message control program


A message control program of an embodiment causes a monitoring apparatus to further function as a plurality of message control unit configured to individually controlling a communication method of a message transmitted from each internal application unit. Each message control unit receives a message containing a message type and service name from the internal application unit.
Toshiba Solutions Corporation
02/26/15
20150058672
new patent

System and grammar based test planning


The present disclosure generally relates to the testing of a system that includes software or hardware components. In some embodiments, a testing framework generates a set of test cases for a system under test using a grammar.
Wurldtech Security Technologies
02/26/15
20150058666
new patent

System and treating server errors


An error handling system as applied to a server, the server comprising a central processing unit, the central processing unit configured to send a warning signal when the central processing unit generates an error. The error handling system includes a programmable logic device, a baseboard management controller coupled to a southbridge chip, and a basic input-output system coupled to the baseboard management controller.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
02/26/15
20150058639
new patent

Encryption processing device and storage device


According to one embodiment, an encryption processing device includes a plurality of generating circuits to generate respective mask values for respective second data units, by using identification information to identify a first data unit and first key data, wherein the first data unit includes the second data units, each of which serves as a unit of an encryption operation, and a plurality of arithmetic circuits encrypting the respective second data units, by using the respective mask values, the second data units, and second key data, wherein the generating circuits perform parallel processing.. .
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
02/26/15
20150058635
new patent

Generating and processing an authentication certificate


A method and system for generating and processing an authenticity certificate. A request for a step certificate is received from a requester entity.
International Business Machines Corporation
02/26/15
20150058630
new patent

Electronic device and extracting encrypted message


A method of an electronic device is provided. The method includes generating a key code by receiving a selection on at least one area from among areas of an image displayed, decrypting an encrypted message included in the image by using the generated key code, and determining whether to output the encrypted message by determining whether a hash code for the decrypted message is identical to a hash code for inputted text information..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
02/26/15
20150058629
new patent

Processing data privately in the cloud


While cloud services can offer processing from personal devices or synthesized data from multiple sources, many users prefer their data to remain private. According to some embodiments, private user data may be processed in the cloud without revealing the user identity to the cloud service provider.
02/26/15
20150058614
new patent

Distributed acceleration devices management for streams processing


A method for managing distributed computer data stream acceleration devices is provided that utilizes distributed acceleration devices on nodes within the computing system to process inquiries by programs executing on the computing system. The available nodes and available acceleration devices in the computing system are identified.
International Business Machines Corporation
02/26/15
20150058607
new patent

Confidence threshold-based opposing branch path execution for branch prediction


Embodiments relate to confidence threshold-based opposing path execution for branch prediction. An aspect includes determining a branch prediction for a first branch instruction that is encountered during execution of a first thread, wherein the branch prediction indicates a primary path and an opposing path for the first branch instruction.
International Business Machines Corporation
02/26/15
20150058606
new patent

Branch trace compression


Exemplary methods, apparatuses, and systems generate a plurality of possible branch traces for a computer program. Each possible branch trace represents different sequences of branch instructions that may be executed while the computer program is running.
Vmware, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058577
new patent

Compressed block map of densely-populated data structures


Embodiments of the disclosure provide techniques for creating a compressed mapping structure in a system of resources. For example, a distributed resources system may use delta encoding to store, in memory, numerous entries of dense data structures in the system.
Vmware, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058575
new patent

Precharge disable using predecoded address


A memory can be a sum addressed memory (sam) that receives, for each read access, two address values (e.g. A base address and an offset) having a sum that indicates the entry of the memory to be read (the read entry).
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058559
new patent

Network storage systems having clustered raids for improved redundancy and load balancing


A clustered network-based storage system includes a host server, multiple high availability system controller pairs, and multiple storage devices across multiple arrays. Two independent storage array subsystems each include a quorum drive copy and are each controlled by a ha pair, with remote volume mirroring links coupling the separate ha pairs.
Netapp, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058557
new patent

Performance improvements in input / output operations between a host system and an adapter-coupled cache


A modified or host driver operable on a host computer communicates with a host interface of a pcie adapter. A controller memory space is managed by the kernel space of the host operating system.
Lsi Corporation
02/26/15
20150058551
new patent

Pico engine pool transactional memory architecture


A transactional memory (tm) includes a selectable bank of hardware algorithm prework engines, a selectable bank of hardware lookup engines, and a memory unit. The memory unit stores result values (rvs), instructions, and lookup data operands.
Netronome Systems, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058547
new patent

Apparatus, system, and allocating storage


An apparatus, system, and method are disclosed for allocating non-volatile storage. The storage device may present a logical address, which may exceed a physical storage capacity of the device.
Intelligent Intellectual Property Holdings 2 Llc
02/26/15
20150058539
new patent

Method and restoring flash translation layer (ftl) in non-volatile storage device


A method and apparatus configured to restore a flash translation layer (“ftl”) in a non-volatile (“nv”) storage device are disclosed. After reactivating the nv storage device from an unintended system crash, a process of recovering ftl, in one embodiment, receives a request for restoring at least a portion of the ftl or ftl database.
Cnexlabs, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058522
new patent

Detection of hot pages for partition migration


Embodiments described herein identify hot pages associated with a virtual machine that is selected for hibernation or for migration from one computing system to another. For example, before migrating a virtual machine, a hypervisor monitors the entries in a page table (e.g., a virtual translation table) to see what data pages have corresponding entries in the page table.
International Business Machines Corporation
02/26/15
20150058521
new patent

Detection of hot pages for partition hibernation


Embodiments described herein identify hot pages associated with a virtual machine that is selected for hibernation or for migration from one computing system to another. For example, before hibernating a virtual machine, a hypervisor monitors the entries in a page table (i.e., a virtual translation table) to see what data pages have corresponding entries in the page table.
International Business Machines Corporation
02/26/15
20150058520
new patent

Detection of hot pages for partition migration


Embodiments described herein identify hot pages associated with a virtual machine that is selected for hibernation or for migration from one computing system to another. For example, before migrating a virtual machine, a hypervisor monitors the entries in a page table (e.g., a virtual translation table) to see what data pages have corresponding entries in the page table.
International Business Machines Corporation
02/26/15
20150058519
new patent

Detection of hot pages for partition hibernation


Embodiments described herein identify hot pages associated with a virtual machine that is selected for hibernation or for migration from one computing system to another. For example, before hibernating a virtual machine, a hypervisor monitors the entries in a page table (i.e., a virtual translation table) to see what data pages have corresponding entries in the page table.
International Business Machines Corporation
02/26/15
20150058516
new patent

Motherboard with compatible connector


A motherboard includes a connector, an identification module, a serial advanced technology attachment (sata) signal module, a universal serial bus (usb) signal module, and a selection module. The connector is used to determine compatibility and connect a sata-type external device with a sata connector and a usb-type external device with a usb connector.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
02/26/15
20150058507
new patent

Method to minimize the number of irq lines from peripherals to one wire


A master device is provided which is coupled to a shared single line interrupt request (irq) bus and a control data bus. The master device group slave devices coupled to the shared single line irq bus into one or more groups, where each group is associated with a different irq signal.
Qualcomm Incorporated
02/26/15
20150058497
new patent

System and managing media content


A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a media distribution system having a controller to identify a plurality of media presentation devices of a user of the media distribution system, identify one or more distribution preferences supplied by the user for distributing media content to the plurality of media presentation devices, receive media content from one of a plurality of media sources of the user, determine a media content type from the received media content, and distribute the received media content to one or more of the plurality of media presentation devices according to the one or more distribution preferences and the media content type. The one or more distribution preferences comprise in part media content distribution arrangements assigned by the user between the plurality of media sources of the user and the plurality of media presentation devices of the user.
At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp
02/26/15
20150058496
new patent

System and minimizing network bandwidth retrieved from an external network


A system and method are provided of minimizing network bandwidth used from an external network by client peers in a local network. The method can include the operation of organizing a plurality of clients each having media streamlets and a client parent in a structure within the local network.
Echostar Technologies L.l.c.
02/26/15
20150058491
new patent

Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program


An information processing apparatus includes a communication unit, a storage unit, and a control unit. The storage unit is configured to store device information related to a device capable of being communicated with by the communication unit and an identifier that identifies the device information for each finding of the device with the device information and the identifier associated with each other.
Sony Corporation
02/26/15
20150058489
new patent

Generic control layer in a cloud environment


A computing system implemented method, in one embodiment, can include a cloud control module receiving a constraint for cloud architecture. In addition, the method can include the cloud control module receiving a plurality of cloud service provider capabilities.
Accenture Global Services Limited
02/26/15
20150058487
new patent

Translating high level requirements policies to distributed configurations


Embodiments of the disclosure provide techniques for partitioning a resource object into multiple resource components of a cluster of host computer nodes in a distributed resources system. The distributed resources system translates high-level policy requirements into a resource configuration that the system accommodates.
Vmware, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058474
new patent

Quality of service agreement and service level agreement enforcement in a cloud computing environment


A device may receive traffic to be processed by one or more cloud computing resources associated with a cloud computing service provided via a cloud computing environment. The device may determine enforcement policy information associated with the traffic.
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.
02/26/15
20150058473
new patent

Network address mapping to nearby location identification


In one implementation, software workload or device addresses (e.g., ipv4 or ipv6 addresses) are mapped to a nearby physical location identification. The physical location of a dematerialized workload or a device is determined by associating the network address of the dematerialized workload or device to the address of a physical tag.
Cisco Technology, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058472
new patent

Dynamic filters for posted event messages initiated automatically by equipment


A system and method is disclosed for improving the efficiency of a service department when maintaining equipment. The equipment performs self-diagnosis and periodically reports a problem or other event by automatically generating an event code indicating that an event has occurred that requires maintenance of the equipment.
Frontrange Solutions Usa Inc.
02/26/15
20150058469
new patent

Monitoring nat behaviors through uri dereferences in web browsers


A method comprising dereferencing, in a web browser, a uniform resource identifier (uri) comprising a web resource and a reflex tag, creating a request message comprising a request for the web resource and a reflex request corresponding to the reflex tag, wherein the reflex request is a request for address and port information from a web server comprising the web resource, encapsulating the request message in a transport message comprising an internet protocol (ip) address and a port of the web browser, transmitting the transport message to the web server, receiving a response message from the web server, wherein the response message comprises a second ip address and a second port number of the browser as seen by the web server, and determining a characteristic of at least one network address translation (nat) device coupled between the web browser and the web server based on the second ip address and second port number.. .
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058468
new patent

Method and apparatus to detect unidentified inventory


Techniques are disclosed for detecting unidentified inventory in a network. In one embodiment, data that was collected from a plurality of network devices is received.
Cisco Technology, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058467
new patent

Fast provisioning of platform-as-a-service system and method


A system and method for the fast, on-demand provisioning of platform-as-a-service is described. A customer submits a request for a platform, such as an e-commerce platform, by providing specifications for the infrastructure and identifying the type of platform required.
Digital River, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058466
new patent

Device for server grouping


Provided is a device and method for server grouping, and the device for server grouping includes a packet collection module for collecting or capturing communication packets for transceiving between at least one wireless terminals and servers, for mapping packet collection or capture time information with server address information, and for including domain names of the servers being transmitted with the packets in the server address information; and a pattern grouping module for identifying address information of the servers connected within predetermined time for each wireless terminal for the mapped packets according to the packet collection or capture time information, connecting the servers connected for each wireless terminal within predetermined time, counting the number of the wireless terminal corresponding to the connection between the servers, and grouping at least one servers connecting the servers having the number of the counted wireless terminal larger than the predetermined number into the group of the servers corresponding to the specific application.. .
Ideaware Inc.
02/26/15
20150058460
new patent

Granular permission assignment


A system and method for storing role definitions for cloud provider systems, receiving a first request to assign a user to a first role specifying a first cloud computing resource of a respective resource type, identifying a role definition corresponding to the first role that includes an action set permitted, and creating the first role for the user on the first cloud computing resource by associating the identified role definition with the first cloud computing resource and the user. A second request to assign the user to a second role is received specifying a second cloud computing of the respective resource type, and the second role is created for the user on the second cloud computing resource, where the identified role definition corresponds to the first and second roles, and wherein creating the second role includes associating the identified role definition with the first cloud computing resource and the user..
Red Hat, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058452
new patent

Video loading method, device and system of mobile terminal


The disclosure is suitable for the mobile internet field, and provides a video loading method, device and system of mobile terminal, comprising: acquiring a video resource address in a web page by a browser client; acquiring a platform id code of the mobile terminal identifying a software platform of the mobile terminal by the browser client; transmitting a video loading request to a browser server by the browser client, so that the browser server delivers to the browser client a video corresponding to the video resource address and conforming to a video playback format of the software platform of the mobile terminal; and loading, by the browser client, the video. When the browser server is centrally exhibiting video resources to the browser client based on the scheme, the browser client can successively request, from a video content server, a video suitable for the software platform of the mobile terminal..
Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited
02/26/15
20150058441
new patent

Efficient content caching management wireless networks


A pull or push based caching management method that delivers retrieved content over a wireless data network. In its pull mode, distributed cache(s) and mapping modes are deployed, a request for content is received and classified to generate a quality of service (qos) identifier.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
02/26/15
20150058437
new patent

Method for providing audio contents to a mobile client device


A computer implemented method for providing audio contents as a plurality of tracks to be played on a listener's mobile client device with internet radio capabilities, the client device intended to be connected to the internet. The method comprises: obtaining, as a listener's input into the listener's client device, a playlist definition; selecting, from a plurality of tracks, tracks meeting the playlist definition to form a playlist, wherein the playlist is formed by playlist entries that include track identifications referring to selected ones of the plurality of tracks.
Panasonic Automotive Systems Company Of America, Division Of Panasonic Corporation Of North America
02/26/15
20150058435
new patent

Fast mobile web applications using cloud caching


Methods and systems may provide for identifying a web application having a primary resource that references a secondary resource, wherein the primary resource contains a version identifier of the primary resource and a version identifier of the secondary resource. Additionally, a cached version of the primary resource and a cached version of the secondary resource may be created on a mobile device, and the version identifier of the primary resource may be used to determine whether the secondary resource is stale.
International Business Machines Corporation
02/26/15
20150058431
new patent

Cross platform discovery and communication over a local network


Exemplary methods, apparatuses, and systems that execute a cross-platform application programming interface (api) that supports a plurality of applications are described. The cross-platform api implements a request from an application for a device to participate in a unique conversation, the unique conversation being identified by a topic and independent of a unique identifier for entities.
Jargon Technologies Llc
02/26/15
20150058427
new patent

Limited area temporary instantaneous network


Social interaction between users in a mobile computing environment is facilitated by obtaining, from a plurality of mobile device users seeking connection to other users, via each user's respective mobile device, each user's self-identified interest as to which a connection is sought, and self-identified geographic area within which other users are desired to be engaged for a connection. A platform compares the self-identified interests and self-identified geographic areas of at least two users to identify two or more matching users, the matching users having expressed matching interests, and having overlapping geographic areas of interest, and then enables the two or more matching users to commence communication via their respective mobile devices, to facilitate further social interaction..
02/26/15
20150058423
new patent

Methods and systems for increasing engagement of low engagement users in a social network


Techniques to increase engagement with a social networking system. In one embodiment, an engagement level of a user with a social networking system is monitored.
Facebook, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058419
new patent

Server device, information disclosure control method, and recording medium


A data storage unit (2) associates data which is transmitted from a poster's terminal with the date and time at which the data is transmitted and stores same. A setting unit (5) sets, in identifying information of a user who views the poster's data, a viewing interval wherein the data may be viewed.
Nec Casio Mobile Comunications, Ltd.
02/26/15
20150058414
new patent

Diameter interoperability facilitation


Various exemplary embodiments relate to a method and related network node including one or more of the following: obtaining a diameter message to be transmitted to a client device, wherein the diameter message includes a first diameter identity; determining, based on a configuration of the diameter device, that an alternate identity is to be presented to the client device; replacing the first diameter identity with a second diameter identity that is different from the first diameter identity, based on the determination that an alternate identity is to be presented to the client device; and transmitting the diameter message to the client device.. .
Alcatel-lucent Canada Inc.
02/26/15
20150058406
new patent

System for remotely monitoring device to obtain information sensed by a device component featuring client application that displays virtual component corresponding to sensed information and remote site for facilitating communication between client application and device


Systems and methods for providing registration at a remote site that may include, for example, a monitoring module that may communicate with a remote site. A registration protocol may be used by the monitoring module and the remote site in generating the messages communicated during the registration process.
Nest Labs, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058395
new patent

Information processing terminal and control method


In an information processing terminal, a web browser, if instructed by a user to call a function for specific data managed by a client, identifies second function information for adapting the specific data to a type processable by a first function called by using first function information belonging to a category corresponding to the function called by a user's instruction. The web browser issues a request for processing the specific data processed with a second function called by using the identified second function information, with the first function, and receives a processing result of the requested processing..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
02/26/15
20150058393
new patent

Cross device visitor correlation


In embodiments of cross device visitor correlation, application data is generated by an application executing on a computing device, and a visitor identifier is included in the application data. The visitor identifier is associated with the computing device for a user who is not identified at the computing device from a user-provided log-in credential or email address.
Adobe Systems Incorporated
02/26/15
20150058384
new patent

Scalable distributed storage architecture


Techniques are disclosed for providing a file system interface for an object store intended to support simultaneous access to objects stored in the object store by multiple clients. In accordance with one method, an abstraction of a root directory to a hierarchical namespace for the object store is exposed to clients.
Vmware, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058383
new patent

Systems and methods for operating a flash memory file system


A flash memory file system including a plurality of flash modules. Each of the plurality of flash modules includes a respective cache memory, a respective flash memory, and a respective flash controller in communication with the respective cache memory and the respective flash memory.
Marvell World Trade Ltd.
02/26/15
20150058381
new patent

System and dynamically selecting a garbage collection algorithm based on the contents of heap regions


A system and method for dynamically selecting a garbage collection algorithm based on the contents of heap regions. In accordance with an embodiment, a software application can be instrumented so that the system can place software objects allocated by the application, or by different parts of the application, into different regions of the heap.
Oracle International Corporation
02/26/15
20150058378
new patent

Method and system for matching appropriate content with users by matching content tags and profiles


A method and system is provided for classifying and labeling information content and also for profiling a user for accessing the information content, both using a coordinated labeling technique so that content from multiple sources may be searched, identified and/or presented to the user according to the user's profile. This technique provides an ongoing update of information content and sources while filtering out unnecessary information that is irrelevant to the user's profile, resulting in focused availability of information to the user.
International Business Machines Corporation
02/26/15
20150058376
new patent

Multi-layered multi-tenancy database architecture


Methods and systems for providing a multi-layered, multi-tenant database architecture. One example method includes identifying a plurality of tenants in a database system, each tenant associated with a data set and associated with a separation scheme defining how to separate the data set associated with the tenant from data sets associated with other tenants, identifying one or more separation scheme rules, each separation scheme rule including at least one tenant behavior condition and at least one migration action to be performed when a tenant from the plurality of tenants violates one of the tenant behavior conditions, determining that a particular tenant has violated one of the one or more separation scheme rules, and performing the at least one migration action associated with the violated rule in response to determining that the particular tenant has violated the rule..
02/26/15
20150058367
new patent

Method and system for preparing a playlist for an internet content provider


A computer implemented method is for generating a media playlist including a plurality of tracks to be played on a listener's mobile or stationary client device with internet radio capabilities, the client device intended to be connected to the internet. The method comprises: obtaining, as a listener's input into the listener's client device, a playlist definition; selecting, from a plurality of tracks, tracks meeting the playlist definition to form the playlist, wherein the playlist is formed by playlist entries that include track identifications referring to selected ones of the plurality of tracks; tracks present in a remote master media inventory, tracks present in an internet-based cloud memory environment, and tracks present in a local media content inventory of the listener's client device form the plurality of tracks; selecting tracks that meet the playlist definition includes comparing the playlist definition with entries for tracks in a metadata encyclopedia which includes metadata derived from a master metadata encyclopedia referring to the tracks present in the remote master media inventory and the tracks present in the cloud memory environment, and the local media content inventory kept in the local listener's client device; the metadata encyclopedia is kept locally in the client device; and each entry in the local metadata encyclopedia refers to a respective track and includes at least one track descriptor and at least one similarity data descriptor; and providing the playlist to the listener's client device for obtaining the tracks indicated on the playlist for playing the tracks in the playlist in an order defined in the playlist..
Panasonic Automotive Systems Company Of America, Division Of Panasonic Corporation Of North America
02/26/15
20150058366
new patent

Management of records for an electronic device


A method, computer system, and computer-readable storage media are provided. The method can include identifying a set of one or more rules in response to an offline event for the remote device.
International Business Machines Corporation
02/26/15
20150058363
new patent

Cloud-based enterprise content management system


According to an exemplary embodiment of the invention, a database system includes a memory storing a computer program; a processor configured to execute the program, and a database. The database comprises a tree graph, where the tree graph is a tree that comprises a plurality of nodes.
02/26/15
20150058362
new patent

Methods and systems for facilitating evaluation of documents


Methods and systems for facilitating evaluation of one or more electronic documents. One or more templates are extracted from the one or more electronic documents.
Xerox Corporation
02/26/15
20150058361
new patent

Synthetic audiovisual description scheme, mpeg-7


A method and system for description of synthetic audiovisual content makes it easier for humans, software components or devices to identify, manage, categorize, search, browse and retrieve such content. For instance, a user may wish to search for specific synthetic audiovisual objects in digital libraries, internet web sites or broadcast media; such a search is enabled by the invention.
At&t Intellectual Property Ii, L.p.
02/26/15
20150058360
new patent

Indicating level of confidence in digital content


Rating content of a digital file includes analyzing, by a computer, data associated with content of the digital file based on predetermined criteria defining a confidence level in the content of the digital file. Each predetermined criterion includes a range of values and at least one threshold delineating a lower confidence level and a higher confidence level.
International Business Machines Corporation
02/26/15
20150058358
new patent

Providing contextual data for selected link units


Link units include a keyword or words that, when selected, cause a client device to display a landing page having one or more content items related to the selected link unit. The use of contextual data in addition to the keyword or words of the selected link unit may further assist in selecting relevant content items to populate the landing page.
Google Inc.
02/26/15
20150058357
new patent

Ratings weighted or filtered by context


The subject technology discloses configurations for accessing one or more entries of rating information for a place associated with a geographical location; identifying, using one or more criteria, a type of user that authored each of the accessed one or more entries of rating information for the place; for a user viewing the one or more entries of rating information for the place, identifying, using one or more criteria, a type of user that is viewing the accessed one or more entries of rating information for the place; filtering the accessed one or more entries of rating information for the place according to the type of user that authored each of the accessed entries and the type of user that is viewing the accessed entries; and providing for display the filtered one or more entries of rating information for the place.. .
Google Inc.
02/26/15
20150058349
new patent

Identifying and classifying non-functional requirements in text


A device may obtain text to be categorized, and may determine rules for categorizing portions of the text. A rule may specify text patterns to be used to categorize the portions of the text into a category, and may specify a relationship, between at least two text patterns, to be used to categorize the portions of the text into the category.
Accenture Global Services Limited
02/26/15
20150058343
new patent

Methods and discontinuing the following of records in an on-demand database service environment


Disclosed are systems, apparatus, methods, and computer readable media for discontinuing the following of records in an on-demand database service environment. In one embodiment, one or more records are identified according to one or more designated criteria.
Salesforce.com, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058340
new patent

Data retrieval system


Disclosed are various embodiments for a data retrieval system comprising code that accesses a data retrieval platform according to a customer identifier, the customer identifier linked to a plurality of asset identifiers, and code that access a recent correspondence history of an asset identifier of the plurality identifiers. The data retrieval system further comprises code that compares the recent correspondence history to a previous correspondence history of the asset identifier, and code that identifies a recent correspondence associated with the asset identifier in response to a difference between the recent correspondence history and the previous correspondence history.
02/26/15
20150058339
new patent

Method for automating search engine optimization for websites


Systems and methods for automating search engine optimization of a website may include obtaining a set of keywords using a computer network. The keywords may be relevant to a business and may be obtained from the website of identified local competitors to the business.
Go Daddyoperating Company, Llc
02/26/15
20150058338
new patent

Promoting activity during periods of sedentary behavior


Systems and methods of operating a computing system may involve determining an identity of a user, determining physical attributes of a user, monitoring user activity, intelligently interrupting sedentary user activity after a threshold period of time has passed, and proposing activities to break the sedentary period of user behavior.. .
Intel Corporation
02/26/15
20150058334
new patent

Presentation of items based on a theme


Methods, systems, and apparatus for generating a query are described. A query submitted by a user is accessed and the submitted query is identified as corresponding to a theme by determining a strength score of the submitted query.
Ebay Inc.
02/26/15
20150058333
new patent

Generating sequences of program items


Systems and techniques, including computer program products, for generating sequences of program items. A specification of a sequence is received.
Yahoo! Inc.
02/26/15
20150058332
new patent

Context-based ranking of search results


In one embodiment, a computing device may access a search query provided by a user; identify a set of search results in response to the search query, wherein one or more search results in the set are associated with a feature of a social-networking system; rank the set of search results based on one or more factors; boost one or more ranks of the one or more search results associated with the feature to bring the feature to the user's attention; and present the set of search results to the user in order of its ranking.. .
Facebook, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058330
new patent

Methods and systems for recommending packages of domain names for registration


A system and method are presented for recommending packages of domain names. One or more computer servers receive a query including at least one keyword from a user.
Go Daddy Operating Company, Llc
02/26/15
20150058329
new patent

Clarification of submitted questions in a question and answer system


Mechanisms for clarifying an input question are provided. A question is received for generation of an answer.
International Business Machines Corporation
02/26/15
20150058328
new patent

Identifying listings of multi-site entities based on user behavior signals


Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for identifying listings of multi-site entities based on user behavior signals. In one aspect, a method exploits user behavioral signals that are strong indicators of whether a search result previously presented for a multi-site-entity search query is, in fact, a relevant result, and affords sufficient weight to these behavioral signals to overcome other signals of relevance for the search result.
Google Inc.
02/26/15
20150058311
new patent

Image based providing memorial information


Described herein is an image-based system for retrieving information about a deceased person or animal and an image-based method of retrieving information about a deceased person or animal. The systems disclosed herein are characterized by the absence of a visible identifier indicating the availability of the information, such as a tag, bar code, and the like..
Paradise Pictures, Llc
02/26/15
20150058308
new patent

Generating cache query requests


Generating cache query requests is disclosed, including: receiving a user query from a device; generating a display type specific search request based at least in part on the user query; generating a cache query request based at least in part on the display type specific search request and a cache granularity; identifying search results corresponding to the cache query request stored in a cache; and extracting at least a portion of the search results corresponding to the cache query request based at least in part on a starting position parameter associated with the display type specific search request and a quantity of requested search results parameter associated with the display type specific search request.. .
Alibaba Group Holding Limited
02/26/15
20150058303
new patent

Decreasing duplicates and loops in an activity record


The claimed subject matter decreases duplicate entries and loops in an activity record. An exemplary method comprises analyzing a new entry from a user to determine an originating service and a type of activity and extracting an identifying portion of the new entry.
Microsoft Corporation
02/26/15
20150058302
new patent

Addressing cache coherence in updates to a shared database in a network environment


Example embodiments are provided that may include receiving a request to update a particular object based on a modified object, where the particular object is one of a number of objects in a shared database, and the request includes an identification of one or more referenced objects and version information of the one or more referenced objects. Embodiments further include determining whether any of the referenced objects is stale based on the version information, where the particular object is not updated if any of the referenced objects is stale.
Cisco Technology, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058295
new patent

Data persistence processing method and apparatus, and database system


A data persistence processing method is disclosed, where the method includes: adding the dirty page identifier to a checkpoint queue each time when a dirty page is generated in a database system memory; determining an active group and a current group in the checkpoint queue, and successively dumping, to a disk, the dirty pages corresponding to the active group on a preset checkpoint occurrence occasion, where the dirty pages are currently prepare to be dumped to the disk, and a group inserted with a dirty page that is newly added is the current group; and determining a next active group if last dumping is completed, and successively dumping, to the disk, the dirty pages corresponding to the next active group on the checkpoint occurrence occasion. The method improves the dumping efficiency of the dirty pages..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
02/26/15
20150058294
new patent

Adding cooperative file coloring in a similarity based deduplication system


For adding cooperative file coloring in a similarity based deduplication system using a processor device in a computing environment. Input streams of backup application are parsed and the data segments are marked with file coloring that represents a source file of the backup application for comparing the data segments to determine if the data segments are identical during a similarity check operation..
International Business Machines Corporation
02/26/15
20150058292
new patent

Resuming big data transformations


Systems and methods for resuming data transformations, such as broken or otherwise unsuccessful data transformations, are described. In some example embodiments, the systems and methods receive a message that indicates a broken data transformation of a data table between a source database and a destination database, identify a maximum and/or largest and greatest value for a date attribute contained within an index column for all rows of the data table that were successfully loaded to the destination database during the data transformation, and select a group of rows of data of the data table stored in the source database by querying the source database to identify rows that include a value for the date attribute that is greater than the identified value..
Business Objects Software Ltd.
02/26/15
20150058291
new patent

Log-structured storage device format


Embodiments of the disclosure provide techniques managing a log-structured solid state drive (ssd) format in a distributed storage system. Ssds in the distributed storage system maintains a journal of logical changes to storage objects to persist prepared and committed changes in the latency path.
Vmware, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058288
new patent

Method and system for attribute management in a namespace


A computer-based method and system for managing attributes of objects in a namespace and for allowing multiple views into the namespace. The namespace system allows the objects identified by the names of the namespace to be hierarchically organized.
Implicit, Llc
02/26/15
20150058287
new patent

Method and device for synchronizing data


Provided are a method and device for synchronizing data. The method comprises: a cloud server receives a data synchronization request sent by a mobile terminal, wherein the synchronization request carries an identifier of the mobile terminal, last time that the data is synchronized by the mobile terminal, and a synchronization account for synchronizing data between the mobile terminal and the cloud server; the cloud server detects that record operation time of data to be synchronized is greater than the last time that the data was synchronized by the mobile terminal, wherein the data to be synchronized is data corresponding to the identifier in the synchronization account on the cloud server; and the data to be synchronized are synchronized between the cloud server and the mobile terminal..
Zte Corporation
02/26/15
20150058286
new patent

Opening unsupported file types through remoting sessions


Viewing and editing operations on a file having an unsupported file type are enabled through a method of opening the file through a remoting session. The method includes the steps of issuing a request to open the file and metadata of the file, programmatically transmitting credentials of the user to a connection server to log the user into a virtual machine, and establishing a remoting session with the virtual machine to access the file for viewing and editing, the virtual machine opening the file based on the request to open the file and the metadata of the file..
Vmware, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058284
new patent

Media file replacement


The computer manages media content by receiving, at a first memory storage location, a first file having one or more associated properties. The computer identifies a second file, at a second memory storage location, having one or more associated properties that are substantially similar to the first file.
International Business Machines Corporation
02/26/15
20150058280
new patent

Data quality monitoring


A computer implemented method, computer program product and system for data quality monitoring includes measuring a data quality of loaded data relative to a predefined data quality metric. The measuring the data quality includes identifying delta changes in at least one of the loaded data and the data quality rules relative to a previous measurement of the data quality of the loaded data.
International Business Machines Corporation
02/26/15
20150058278
new patent

Determining reliability of data reports


A computer implemented system for automatically determining a reliability score of a data report. The system includes a data structure indicative of data lineage that includes data assets flowing into a data report.
International Business Machines Corporation
02/26/15
20150058276
new patent

Data processing apparatus, data processing method, and program


Devices, methods, and programs for monitoring electrical devices. A method for monitoring an electrical device may include obtaining data representing a sum of electrical signals of electrical devices; processing the data with a factorial hidden markov model (fhmm) to produce an estimate of an electrical signal of a first of the electrical devices; and outputting the estimate of the electrical signal of the first electrical device.
Informetis Corporation
02/26/15
20150058275
new patent

Living activity inference device, program, and computer-readable recording medium


The living activity inference device according to the present invention includes: an obtainer configured to obtain an energy consumption of an electric appliance; an appliance operation detector configured to identify an operational state of the electric appliance based on the energy consumption obtained by the obtainer; and an activity inferrer configured to perform an inference process of determining which one of a plurality of living activities predetermined a current living activity corresponds to, based on existing information including the operational state of the electric appliance identified by the appliance operation detector and a past living activity.. .
Panasonic Corporation
02/26/15
20150058272
new patent

Event correlation detection system


Disclosed is an event correlation detection system that can automatically set a minimum supporting rate and a minimum reliability rate so that an erroneous detection rate is reduced to an allowable level. The event correlation detection system 101 includes an arrival rate calculation unit 102 calculating an arrival rate, an occurrence probability calculation unit 103 calculating a first probability, a threshold calculation unit 104 calculating the minimum supporting rate and the minimum reliability rate for a dependency rule, and an event association rule engine unit 160 detecting an association among a plurality of event types..
Nec Corportion
02/26/15
20150058269
new patent

Artificial neural circuit forming re-activatible functional link between the postsynaptic terminals of two synapses


An electronic neuronal circuit system to model the interaction between the postsynaptic terminal of a first synapse between two neurons and the postsynaptic terminal of a second synapse between two neurons includes comparators to model the presynaptic neurons of the synapses, plurality of three diodes connected to the comparators to model synapses, an and gate and latch to model the formation of functional link between the postsynaptic terminals, and timer-controlled latches for controlling the life-span of the inter-postsynaptic functional link, durations of re-activation of inter-postsynaptic functional link and flow of activity through the output postsynaptic dendritic terminals.. .
02/26/15
20150058262
new patent

System and automatic local grid refinement in reservoir simulation systems


A system and method of automatic local grid refinements in reservoir simulation systems is described. In one aspect of the disclosure, a method is directed to a computer-implemented method of modeling a formation.
Landmark Graphines Corporation
02/26/15
20150058250
new patent

Internet based data, voice and video alert notification communications system


A method of managing how electronic files are created, stored, viewed, edited, distributed, shared, controlled and archived by a plurality of users from a plurality of remote devices. The method includes creating a virtual space on a centralized server; transmitting at least one electronic file via wireless or wireline communication link to the centralized server that stores the file and file properties; receiving and processing the virtual space, file and file properties on the centralized server over the communication link; and assigning said file by an automated method to a plurality of authorized individuals and groups.
02/26/15
20150058249
new patent

Tallying apparatus, tallying system, and tallying method


A tallying apparatus includes a reception unit that receives process information regarding a process executed by an apparatus, an identification unit that identifies, based on the process information, an information group to which the process information belongs, and a tallying unit that tallies the process information according to a tallying rule that is stored in a tallying rule storage in association with the identified information group.. .
Ricoh Company, Ltd.
02/26/15
20150058248
new patent

Systematic discovery of business ontology


A system is provided that implements a more systematic process for obtaining business knowledge that is more efficient and timely. The process automatically reads business documents and produces a business ontology.
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058245
new patent

System and storage container tracking and delivery


A method for item storage and distribution to a user, each stored item associated with a storage identifier, the user associated with a user identifier, the method including associating a set of storage identifiers with the user identifier, in response to receiving a description for a first storage identifier from a user device associated with the user identifier, storing the description as an storage description for the first storage identifier, setting a fill status of the first storage identifier to packed, and removing storage identifiers having an empty fill status from the set of storage identifiers associated with the user identifier.. .
Boxbee, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058244
new patent

Methods and systems for performing redirects to a search engine


The present invention is related to methods and systems for processing search requests and for performing searches over a network. In an embodiment, a recipient designation is received from a user over a network.
Goodsearch, Llc
02/26/15
20150058243
new patent

Compliance gap assessment and improvement tool


A method of assisting a person, entity, or user in achieving a target, which includes a new position, status, certification, or identifiable goal. The method includes three independent functions, wherein an initial common operations, attribute and training presentation function, and alternative target presentation function are performed.
Software Performance Group Inc.
02/26/15
20150058239
new patent

Item-based social discovery


A system and method for item-based social discovery are provided. In example embodiments, entity data that associates respective items of a plurality of items with respective entities of a plurality of entities is stored, each entity of the plurality of entities being registered at a social network service.
02/26/15
20150058236
new patent

Managing an initial post on a website


Managing an initial post on a website includes identifying an initial post on website where the initial post is for an event, identifying a related post that describes the event after the event occurs, and updating the initial post to include content of the related post.. .
International Business Machines Corporation
02/26/15
20150058235
new patent

Systems and methods for facilitating and coordinating online and offline relationships


A posting module enables a user to specify information for a first date posting, including a first date venue. Optionally, a database is accessed and information related to the first date venue is received.
Kb Cubed, Llc
02/26/15
20150058229
new patent

Recognition-based content management, systems and methods


A content activation system is presented. A recognition engine is configured to obtain a descriptor set associated with an identified object represented within a digital representation.
Nantmobile, Llc
02/26/15
20150058227
new patent

System, method, and apparatus to authorize a payment transaction using a token credential


A novel system and methodology for conducting financial and other transactions using a wireless device. Credentials may be selectively issued by issuers such as credit card companies, banks, and merchants to consumers permitting the specific consumer to conduct a transaction according to the authorization given as reflected by the credential or set of credentials.
02/26/15
20150058226
new patent

Token for short range rf transaction notification


A token has an antenna and a short-range rf receiver to receive wireless receive bursts comprising receive protocol overhead and transaction credentials. A parsing circuit selects a subset of the transaction credentials including a duration of an associated transaction.
My City Tag Llc
02/26/15
20150058224
new patent

Mechanism for secure in-vehicle payment transaction


Embodiments use a vehicle as a payment instrument to complete a payment transaction. A vehicle interface device (vid) coupled to the vehicle is used for transmitting payment account information to a merchant access device.
02/26/15
20150058222
new patent

Unified identity management for mobile web payments


A method of facilitating a transaction is disclosed. The method includes generating a unique transaction identifier which is associated with a transaction to be per formed between a merchant and a user and which is embedded in a url.
Fireid Payments (proprietary) Limited
02/26/15
20150058220
new patent

Payment pre-authorization


A computing device may receive account information identifying a user account and may authenticate the computing device as authorized to configure pre-authorized transactions for the identified user account. The computing device may receive pre-authorization parameters specifying limitations on transactions to be performed using a payment card associated with the user account, the limitations being separate from limitations on use of the payment card specified in a cardholder agreement associated with the payment card, and may provide a pre-authorization request to a transaction authorization server authorizing transactions performed using the payment card, the pre-authorization request including the account information and the pre-authorization parameters..
Cellco Partnership (d/b/a Verizon Wireless)
02/26/15
20150058219
new patent

System and workflow behavior alerts


Embodiments of the invention are directed to systems, methods and computer program products for providing workflow behavior alerts. An exemplary apparatus is configured to monitor characteristics associated with user accounts, identify characteristics for further analysis that affect a value of the user accounts, detect an occurrence of a triggering event based at least partially on the analysis of the characteristics, where the triggering event is defined by one or more rules, initiate a first action in response to detecting the occurrence of the triggering event, wherein the first action comprises sending the user a notification that indicates the occurrence of the triggering event or processing at least one transaction associated with a user account, receive a request to reverse the at least one transaction processed, and reverse the at least one transaction processed in response to receiving the request..
Bank Of America Corporation
02/26/15
20150058218
new patent

Transaction processing method and apparatus


The present disclosure relates to a transaction processing method and apparatus. The method comprises: reading a tag via a user device t obtain a provide identifier associated with a provider for a transaction; generating via the user device a user request containing the provider identifier and a user identifier associated with a user for the transaction; and transmitting the user request to a transaction server, wherein a provider request containing transaction information and the provider identifier has been sent to the transaction server and stored therein..
02/26/15
20150058217
new patent

Automated document cashing system


Validation of the identity of the user is performed with the use of a card associated with intelligence that identifies the user. Validation of the document involves one or more of: validating the presence of a signature; validating the amount of the monetary transaction document including a manual entry of the amount by the user; validating car against the lar; and validating the banking system parameters and rules for the customer and/or the transaction.
Capital Security Systems, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058216
new patent

Atm enabling interface with mobile technology


A user having a mobile device with optical recognition capabilities and a mobile payment software solution is able to scan a matrix qr code that, upon being scanned by the user's mobile device, links the user's mobile payment software to an atm back-end administrative software allowing the user to complete banking transactions on the mobile device as if a traditional magnetic card has been swiped in the atm. The user can also transfer funds to other mobile payment application users.
02/26/15
20150058210
new patent

Methods and systems for determining availability of a payment processing system


A method for monitoring for a new fine includes receiving, by a first computing device, a user identifier and credit card information associated with the user identifier. The method includes transmitting, by the first computing device, the user identifier to a second computing device associated with a ticketing authority.
Ticketzen, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058209
new patent

Method for payment processing from account holder to ecommerce merchant


There is provided a method for payment processing from a first account holder to an ecommerce merchant. The method includes establishing a financial account with a banking institution having a bank physical location.
02/26/15
20150058207
new patent

Method for payment to an ecommerce merchant


There is provided a method for payment from a first account holder to an ecommerce merchant. The method includes establishing a financial account of the merchant with a banking institution having a bank physical location.
02/26/15
20150058200
new patent

Architecture of simplified hardware requirements for bank card payment transactions in a large group of clients, transaction terminal unit, extended function sim card, and methods for individualisation and performing transaction


Architecture of simplified hardware requirements for bank card payment transactions in a large group of clients, in which each client have an extended function sim card containing payment utility and regular bank card identification information. A mobil pay center (4) is connecting to the client and the service provider (2) of the actual transaction through a bidirectional cryptographic interface and a communication channel of the first type, and is connecting to one or more bank card authorisation center (11) of the actual transaction through a bidirectional cryptographic interface and a communication channel of the second type.
02/26/15
20150058199
new patent

Computer implemented management of standing orders


A computer-implemented method for management of a standing order, the method comprising the steps of defining a standing order with a default amount; accepting a request to modify the amount of an upcoming standing order iteration; allowing to change the default amount of the standing order to a new amount; executing the identified upcoming iteration of the standing order with the new modified amount. A system implementing the method is also disclosed..
02/26/15
20150058197
new patent

Networking platform for lending


A networking platform for lending is disclosed. The platform may facilitate communication of potential borrowers and potential lenders where such lenders are not traditional financial institutional lenders.
Bank Of America Corporation
02/26/15
20150058192
new patent

Mobile information gateway for customer identification and assignment


A mobile information gateway comprises: a wearable human interface module having an image delivery and display mechanism for presenting information overlaid upon a wide field of view, a computing and communication module adapted receive information from the human interface module and adapted to send commands and information to the human interface module including information for presentation; and a backend service server coupled for processing data from the computing and communication module including user identification and verification. The present invention also includes a method comprising capturing information with a wearable human interface module; processing the captured information to determine an identity of a first customer; processing the identity of the first customer to retrieve information related to the first customer; and presenting the information related to the first customer with the wearable human interface module overlaid upon a field of view..
Ricoh Company, Ltd.
02/26/15
20150058191
new patent

Secure provisioning of credentials on an electronic device


Systems, methods, and computer-readable media for provisioning credentials on an electronic device are provided. In one example embodiment, a secure platform system may be in communication with an electronic device and a financial institution subsystem.
Apple Inc.
02/26/15
20150058187
new patent

Mileage tax estimation using payment network data


A method and system of determining a vehicle mileage tax associated with a consumer includes retrieving data associated with a plurality of transactions associated with a payment account of a consumer, the data including a merchant identifier, a location, and a date and time associated with each of the plurality of transactions. A total mileage traveled by a vehicle associated with the consumer is estimated based on the location, and the date and time associated with the plurality of transactions.
Mastercard International Incorporated
02/26/15
20150058185
new patent

System and ensuring accurate reimbursement for travel expenses


An expense verification system (evs) checks for fraud/errors in reimbursement requests. The evs stores rules for reimbursement in accordance with company policies.
Biz Travel Solutions, Llc
02/26/15
20150058184
new patent

System and identifying taxable events for mobile property


A system and method for identifying taxable events for mobile assets such as aircraft is described. The system and method including a receiver capable of detecting mobile assets in the vicinity of a known location, wherein data about the mobile assets is collected by the receiver.
Synergy Aviation Services, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058183
new patent

System and identifying taxable events for mobile property


A system and method for identifying taxable events for mobile assets such as aircraft is described. The system and method including a receiver capable of detecting mobile assets in the vicinity of a known location, wherein data about the mobile assets is collected by the receiver.
Synergy Aviation Services, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058182
new patent

Management of pharmacy items based on contextual attributes


A method of operating an electronic system comprises receiving an input identifying one or more pharmacy items, accessing stored information corresponding to the one or more pharmacy items based on the received input, determining a value of at least one contextual attribute of the one or more pharmacy items based on the accessed information, and selectively executing, blocking, or modifying a workflow to control distribution of the one or more pharmacy items according to the value of the at least one contextual attribute.. .
Kit Check, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058181
new patent

Methods and systems for product identifier mapping


As the web and internet evolves to supporting e-commerce, many sites offer customers the possibility of purchasing items or products online. Many new web sites have been created that aggregate product descriptions from multiple data sources and present those aggregated descriptions to their online customers with some added value, e.g., the best deal.
Shopadvisor, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058177
new patent

System for communicating an offer for a domain name


A request is received from a requester by at least one server communicatively coupled to a network. The request is used to identify a plurality of candidate domain names.
Go Daddy Operating Company, Llc
02/26/15
20150058176
new patent

Method for communicating an offer for a domain name


A request is received from a requester by at least one server communicatively coupled to a network. The request is used to identify a plurality of candidate domain names.
Go Daddy Operating Company, Llc
02/26/15
20150058174
new patent

Methods and systems for deriving a score with which item listings are ordered when presented in search results


Methods and systems for analyzing, ordering and presenting item listings are described. In one example embodiment, a search query is processed to identify item listings satisfying the search query.
Ebay Inc.
02/26/15
20150058170
new patent

Digital signage system, digital signage, article information presenting method and program


The present invention is digital signage comprising: an article information database in which a feature of an article and article information for the article associated with each other are stored; feature extracting means for extracting a feature from a wearing image that is an image of a customer wearing an article; comparison means for comparing the extracted feature with features stored in the article information database and identifying the article the customer is wearing; article information retrieving means for retrieving article information for the identified article from the article information database; and output control means for outputting the retrieved article information and the wearing image.. .
Nec Corporation
02/26/15
20150058168
new patent

Method and system for providing a product identifier enabling smart devices to make a purchase into a third party payment platform


A method, non-transitory computer-readable medium and system are described to provide product information to a first device, such as a wireless portable client at a hotspot, by a remote access control server. The server can automatically identify a product registered in it based on identifying the network device providing the hotspot, and then send a message including a product identifier, the product identifier identifying the product, to the first device.
Fon Wireless Limited
02/26/15
20150058167
new patent

Method and system for domain name searching


A system and method are presented. A domain name registration website is provided by at least one server communicatively coupled to a network.
Go Daddy Operating Company, Llc
02/26/15
20150058159
new patent

Mobile information gateway for private customer interaction


A mobile information gateway comprises a wearable human interface module having an image delivery and display mechanism for presenting information overlaid upon a wide field of view, a computing and communication module adapted receive information from the human interface module and adapted to send commands and information to the human interface module including information for presentation; and a backend service server coupled for processing data from the computing and communication module including user identification and verification. The present invention also includes a method for private interaction comprises capturing information with a first mobile information gateway device; processing the captured information to determine an identity of a first user; processing the captured information to authenticate the first user; processing the identity of the first user to retrieve information of the first user; and presenting the retrieved information of the first user overlaid upon a first field of view by the first mobile information gateway device; and presenting the retrieved information to a second user overlaid upon a second field of view by the second mobile information gateway device..
Ricoh Co., Ltd.
02/26/15
20150058158
new patent

Coordinated purchasing


Methods and systems are provided for coordinating purchases. For example, account information for a user can be stored in one or more memories.
02/26/15
20150058136
new patent

Attribute based coupon provisioning


Techniques for ranking electronic coupons include associating a product category and coupon attributes with a coupon. A coupon request, including request attributes, is received and a product category of the coupon request is determined from a first attribute subset of the request attributes.
Yp Intellectual Property Llc
02/26/15
20150058134
new patent

Systems, methods, and articles of manufacture for targeted marketing via improved card embossing


Systems, methods, and articles of manufacture are disclosed for generating marketing targeted to individual cardholders of shared credit card accounts. A financial service provider may configure a credit card account to be shared by two or more cardholders.
Capital One Financial Corporation
02/26/15
20150058126
new patent

Media content transaction


In one example embodiment, a user device includes a collector configured to collect data regarding usage history for media content associated with a user's account; an identifier configured to identify whether the respective media content is sleeping; and a scheduler configured to determine, if the media content is not identified as being sleeping, an amount of time until the respective media content may be identified as being sleeping, based on the usage history.. .
Kt Corporation
02/26/15
20150058124
new patent

System and generating, utilizing and managing geographical specific deals


A computer implemented system for generating and managing geographical specific deals comprising a deal information module that obtains information on deals from a plurality of merchants, an inventory and deal splitting module that splits each inventory comprising a plurality of products to be sold into a plurality of deals; and each deal comprising the plurality of products to be sold into a plurality of sub deals that are made available at different sub intervals of the pre defined time interval, a sub deal selection and notification module that selects a sub deal from a deal based on the location information of the shopper, and notifies the sub deal to the shopper; and a transaction identifier generation module that generates the transaction identifier for the sub deal based on a selection of the sub deal, and notifies the transaction identifier to the shopper with a validity period for the transaction identifier.. .
02/26/15
20150058123
new patent

Contextually aware interactive advertisements


A system and method for contextually aware interactive advertisements are provided. In example embodiments, an advertisement indication that indicates a presentation of an advertisement to a user is received.
02/26/15
20150058119
new patent

Automated advertisement of products on online sites


A promotion engine retrieves information associated with a merchant's inventory for online sites. The promotion engine uses the retrieved information to identify products to promote on an online site.
Socialwire, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058117
new patent

System and evaluating search queries to identify titles for content production


Systems and methods are provided to select potential titles for online content using search query logs from web search service providers. A plurality of search queries are collected from one or more web search service providers.
Demand Media, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058116
new patent

In-market classification for online content item placement campaigns


At least one aspect is directed to identifying in-market activity for content placement as part of an online content item placement campaign. A data processing system can determine renderings of online documents by an end user computing device within a time period, and can classify the online documents into a top level subject matter category.
Google Inc.
02/26/15
20150058114
new patent

Dwell time based advertising in a scrollable content stream


A method for online advertising includes: receiving a request for a content stream from a client device; embedding an advertisement in the content stream, and transmitting the content stream to the client device; determining a scroll dwell time of the advertisement when the content stream is presented on the client device; determining a level of performance of a guaranteed presentation amount associated with the advertisement, the level of performance based on the scroll dwell time of the advertisement. In another embodiment, candidate advertisements are identified for presentation in the content stream; for each candidate, an expected cost per time unit (ecptu) of exposure is determined; one of the candidate advertisements is selected for inclusion in the content stream based on the ecptu's; the content stream is transmitted to the client device..
Yahoo! Inc.
02/26/15
20150058113
new patent

Dwell time based advertising


A method for online advertising, is provided, including: receiving a request for a web page from a client device; in response to the request, selecting an advertisement for presentation on the web page, and transmitting the web page to the client device; determining a duration of exposure of the advertisement when the web page is presented on the client device; determining a level of performance of a guaranteed presentation amount associated with the advertisement, the level of performance based on the duration of exposure of the advertisement. In another embodiment, a plurality of candidate advertisements are identified for presentation on a requested web page; for each candidate, an expected cost per time unit (ecptu) of exposure is determined; one candidate advertisement is selected for presentation on the web page based on the ecptu's; the web page is transmitted to a client device..
Yahoo! Inc.
02/26/15
20150058111
new patent

Method and system for membership recruitment through value sending


A system and method provided for recruiting new membership through value sending from existing members. The value can be coupons, discount offers, membership points or payment vouchers in physical and/or electronic formats.
Value Exchange International Limited
02/26/15
20150058108
new patent

Systems and methods to aggregate demand


A computing apparatus includes: a data warehouse to store data associating a plurality of account identifiers with an offer having a predefined purchase requirement and an aggregated purchase requirement for a benefit; and a transaction handler configured to process a plurality of transactions. The transaction handler is further configured to determine whether each of the plurality of transactions satisfies a predefined purchase requirement, identify a set of transactions each satisfying the predefined purchase requirement, and determine whether the set of transactions satisfies an aggregated purchase requirement for the benefit.
Visa U.s.a. Inc.
02/26/15
20150058103
new patent

Social media incentive point management


The systems and methods described herein relate to computerized incentive management including a unified and centralized program whereby individuals with social media accounts (users) can earn points for interacting with various social media sites according to parameters set by a sponsor. The system can be configured to identify qualifying social media interactions based on a wide variety of flexible factors..
Dca Ventures
02/26/15
20150058100
new patent

Methods for automatically paying a toll/fee


A method for automatically paying a fee and for performing at least one additional function with a device. The method including: emitting an identifying signal from a transponder responsive to a signal from a fee payment system; storing fee payment system information in a storage device to be emitted in the identifying signal; displaying fee payment information on a display; and electronically controlling the transponder, storage device and display.
Omnitek Partners Llc
02/26/15
20150058099
new patent

Devices for automatically paying a toll/fee


A device for automatically paying a fee. The device including: a transponder for emitting an identifying signal responsive to a signal from a fee payment system; a storage device for storing fee payment system information to be emitted in the identifying signal; a display for displaying fee payment information; and a processor for controlling the transponder, storage device and display.
Omnitek Partners Llc
02/26/15
20150058098
new patent

Peer-to-peer quorum sensing


Disclosed are embodiments configured to detect a quorum of peers in a peer to peer network. In one embodiment, a first peer receives a message originating in a second peer, where the message includes a peer identifier.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058096
new patent

Method and system for marketing maturity self-assessment


A computerized method and self-assessment tool for measuring the marketing capability of an organization generates a marketing maturity quotient (mmq) to provide feedback on maturity along a standardized scale. A body of knowledge (bok) is used to provide a comparison between mmq results for an organization and those of the average and leader organizations.
Acxiom Corporation
02/26/15
20150058094
new patent

Assessing a process based on process drivers and business results


Systems and methods for assessing performance of a process are disclosed. In accordance to the method, one or more process drivers of the process and one or more business results achieved by the process are identified for a time frame.
02/26/15
20150058090
new patent

Systems and methods for generating solution recommendations for power plant operation


Systems and methods for generating solution recommendations for power plant operation can be provided by certain embodiments of the disclosure. In one embodiment, a system may include a processor configured to collect power plant operational data from power plant components.
General Electric Company
02/26/15
20150058088
new patent

Method and system for using transaction data to assign a trade area to a merchant location


A method for identifying a merchant trade area, includes: receiving a trade area request, the request identifying a merchant; storing a plurality of consumer location data entries, each entry including data related to a consumer involved in one or more payment transactions with the merchant, including a geographic location associated with the related consumer; identifying a geographic location associated with the merchant; identifying at least one geographic deviation metric based on the geographic location associated with the related consumer included in each entry of the plurality of consumer location data entries; identifying a merchant trade area based on the geographic location associated with the merchant and the identified at least one geographic deviation metric; and transmitting the identified merchant trade area in response to the received trade area request.. .
Mastercard International Incorporated
02/26/15
20150058087
new patent

Method of identifying similar stores


A computer-implemented method and computer program product for identifying similar stores and determining store parameters based on the similar stores. The one or more computer programs identify key items by selecting a subset of all items.
International Business Machines Corporation
02/26/15
20150058086
new patent

Determining cost to serve for a consumer packaged goods company


The present subject matter discloses system(s) and computer-implemented method(s) for determining total cost to serve (cts) a product to a customer of a consumer packaged goods (cpg) company. The computer-implemented method includes identifying a total cost associated with the product and incurred by the cpg company in each of a plurality of organizational functions of the cpg company; allocating cost attributable to the customer for the one or more activities under each of the plurality of organizational functions; computing a cts value for each of the plurality of organizational functions based on the allocated cost attributable to the customer; and determining the total cts of the product served to the customer.
Tata Consultancy Services Limited
02/26/15
20150058079
new patent

Detecting trends from images uploaded to a social network


A system and method is disclosed for detecting marketable subjects within digital images uploaded to the social network. Software associated with a social network detects a marketable subject in a plurality of images provided to a social stream by a group of users who share a relationship in the social network.
Google Inc.
02/26/15
20150058077
new patent

Reporting results of an ab type of test


A first subset of results, from testing a first version of an item versus a second version of the item, is accessed and displayed. The first subset includes first values associated with the first version and second values associated with the second version.
Kobo Incorporated
02/26/15
20150058076
new patent

Online marketing, monitoring and control for merchants


Systems and methods of online marketing, monitoring and control for merchants are disclosed. Third party providers are crawled to obtain information about a plurality of merchants and correlate the merchant information to create a merchant database.
Reach Pros, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058070
new patent

Farm work management system, farm work management apparatus, and farming management method


A farm work management system includes a communication apparatus for transmitting location information of a worker carrying out a farm work and a farm work management apparatus for managing a progress of the farm work based on the location information transmitted from the communication apparatus. The communication apparatus includes a notifying unit for notifying the farm work management apparatus to the effect that the farm work is started or the farm work is finished in a case where an operation unit receives the predetermined operation.
Fujitsu Limited
02/26/15
20150058069
new patent

Resource planning for data protection validation


A solution for validating a set of data protection solutions is provided. A validation scenario can be defined, which can include data corresponding to a set of attributes for the validation scenario.
International Business Machines Corporation
02/26/15
20150058059
new patent

Systems and methods for facilitating and coordinating online and offline relationships


A date posting search is conducted and a first plurality of users are identified to a second user. The posting of a first user is provided to the second user in association with an invitation control.
Kb Cubed, Llc
02/26/15
20150058056
new patent

Systems and methods for streamlining scheduling


According to some embodiments, systems and methods for scheduling at least one time slot of a plurality of time slots is provided. The system includes a scheduling component configured to receive a first request to generate a suggested calendar entry, the first request including an identifier of a first profile associated with scheduling preference information, identify, based on the first profile, a plurality of characteristics of the suggested calendar entry, the plurality of characteristics including at least one characteristic specified by the scheduling preference information, determine, based on the plurality of characteristics, that a plurality of resources are available during the at least one time slot, and generate the suggested calendar entry for the at least one time slot, the suggested calendar entry having the plurality of characteristics and requesting the plurality of resources during the at least one time slot..
02/26/15
20150058052
new patent

Map based routing from bill of materials


A method and system includes a bill of materials stored on a computer readable storage device, listing multiple components to be assembled. A mapping table is stored on a computer readable storage device having rows listing attributes of components of the bill of materials and a routing operation attribute identifying work centers or another unique attribute.
Sap Ag
02/26/15
20150058049
new patent

Systems and methods for identifying and analyzing a customer queue


An image from a camera may be received and location coordinates of customers in the image may be identified. A line may be calculated based on the location coordinates and a join zone may be defined on the line.
Retailnext, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058048
new patent

System and identifying passengers and chauffeurs


A method and system for identification of a passenger by a personal chauffeur in a transportation center, the system including a server configured to receive input passenger data and generate a serial number assigned thereto, the server also configured to receive chauffeur contact information, an electronic display coupled to the server for displaying generated serial numbers, a plurality of visual identification objects, a dispensing device, coupled to the server, for dispensing one of the visual identification objects in response to input of the serial number by a passenger, and communication elements in the server for communicating information relating to a dispensed visual identification object to the personal chauffeur using the chauffeur contact information.. .
02/26/15
20150058047
new patent

System for managing risk in employee travel


A system for managing risk in employee travel may track a location of users of the travel risk management system during travel. Travel itinerary information for a user may be input into the travel risk management system, including user identification information, travel date information and geographic location information for travel destinations.
Aon Global Risk Research Limited
02/26/15
20150058041
new patent

Method, system and medication therapy management programs


A method, system and apparatus for medication therapy management programs. One embodiment of the invention includes a comprehensive, technology-enhanced pharmacy system for patients following a complex medication to regimen comprising a treatment database, communications interface, and a personal medication cartridge configured to store medication and configured based on a treatment optimization algorithm.
Medicasafe, Inc
02/26/15
20150058036
new patent

Protecting payment interests of medicare


An apparatus, system, and method are disclosed for protecting payment interests of medicare. A task module identifies one or more tasks associated with protecting a medicare payment interest for a claim involving a medicare beneficiary.
Flagship Services Group, Llc
02/26/15
20150058033
new patent

Systems and methods for pre-qualifying clinical trial populations


Provided are systems and methods for pre-qualification of candidate patient populations. The systems and methods can be are configured for inexpensive, selective, and lightweight procedures that identify patients against desired criteria.
Transparency Life Science, Llc
02/26/15
20150058029
new patent

Identifying performance levels of a product within integrated delivery networks


The disclosure generally describes computer-implemented methods, software, and systems for modeling the possible outcomes of a negative event in the market place. A negative event may be any event that has a negative impact on the marketshare value for a product in a territory.
Ims Health Incorporated
02/26/15
20150058028
new patent

Identifying performance levels of a product within integrated delivery networks


The disclosure generally describes computer-implemented methods, software, and systems for identifying the role of integrated delivery networks (idns) in determining prescriber behavior, using an analytical and reporting infrastructure. The disclosure also describes determining a model role for the prescribing behavior of the prescribers affiliated with an idn to establish a performance level of a drug..
Ims Health Incorporated
02/26/15
20150058026
new patent

Secondary caretaker notification method and system


Method and computer system is disclosed for notifying a secondary caretaker of the inability of a primary caretaker to tend to the health or welfare of a designated pet or person. A caretaker database table has fields for receiving primary caretaker identification data, secondary caretaker identification data and designated pet or person identification data.
No Pet Left Behind Llc
02/26/15
20150058018
new patent

Multiple pass automatic speech recognition methods and apparatus


In some aspects, a method of recognizing speech that comprises natural language and at least one word specified in at least one domain-specific vocabulary is provided. The method comprises performing a first speech processing pass comprising identifying, in the speech, a first portion including the natural language and a second portion including the at least one word specified in the at least one domain-specific vocabulary, and recognizing the first portion including the natural language.
Nuance Communications, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058016
new patent

Methods and systems for a voice id verification database and service in social networking and commercial business transactions


A method and system for voice identification and validation is provided. Other embodiments are disclosed.
02/26/15
20150058009
new patent

Apparatus and providing messages in a social network


A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a server including a controller to receive audio signals and content identification information from a media processor, generate text representing a voice message based on the audio signals, determine an identity of media content based on the content identification information, generate an enhanced message having text and additional content where the additional content is obtained by the controller based on the identity of the media content, and transmit the enhanced message to the media processor for presentation on the display device, where the enhanced message is accessible by one or more communication devices that are associated with a social network and remote from the media processor. Other embodiments are disclosed..
At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp
02/26/15
20150058006
new patent

Phonetic alignment for user-agent dialogue recognition


A method for speech to text transcription uses a knowledge base containing solution descriptions, each describing, in words, a solution to a respective problem. An audio recording of a dialogue between an agent and a user in which the agent had access to the knowledge base is received.
Xerox Corporation
02/26/15
20150058005
new patent

Automatic collection of speaker name pronunciations


An audio stream is segmented into a plurality of time segments using speaker segmentation and recognition (ssr), with each time segment corresponding to the speaker's name, producing an ssr transcript. The audio stream is transcribed into a plurality of word regions using automatic speech recognition (asr), with each of the word regions having a measure of the confidence in the accuracy of the translation, producing an asr transcript.
Cisco Technology, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058000
new patent

Computerized information and display apparatus


Computerized apparatus useful for obtaining and presenting information to users. In one embodiment, the computerized apparatus includes a display device and speech digitization apparatus configured to receive user speech input and enable performance of various tasks, such as obtaining desired information relating to an entity, maps or directions, weather, news, or any number of other topics.
West View Research, Llc


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