|| List of recent Electronic-related patents
| Physical and electronic book reconciliation|
A system and method of providing access to a digital version of a publication are disclosed. The method includes receiving a publication identifier, such as a graphical encoding or information extracted therefrom, from a client device.
| Embedded authentication systems in an electronic device|
This invention is directed to an electronic device with an embedded authentication system for restricting access to device resources. The authentication system may include one or more sensors operative to detect biometric information of a user.
| Method and computer program product of switching locked state of electronic device|
In a verification method for use in an electronic device, a user input is received and a biologic feature data is captured while the user input is received. Then, the electronic device is prohibited from performing an operation corresponding to the user input based on a determination that the biologic feature data does not conform to a reference biologic feature data..
| Graphical object-based user authentication for computerized devices|
Embodiments of the present invention provide an approach for graphical object-based user authentication for computerized/electronic devices (e.g., touch screen devices, cell phones, computerized tablets, handheld devices, etc.). In a typical embodiment, when a user attempts to access a computerized device, the user will be presented with a plurality of graphical objects (e.g., icons, shortcuts, shapes, patterns, etc.).
| Secure electronic device application connection to an application server|
The present disclosure presents a system, method and apparatus for creating a secure tunnel between a mobile device and a server. The server can be configured to receive authentication information from the mobile device.
| Biometric-based access control system comprising a near field communication link|
The subject invention is directed to a class of biometric-based authentication methods and devices that can be utilized to control access to any electronic device or electronically-controlled device. Certain embodiments include a touch sensitive device including a transparent input device (e.g., a touchscreen) or opaque input device (e.g., a touchpad).
| Biometrics based electronic device authentication and authorization|
A device including a home biometric security unit configured to receive an indication of a configuration request for an electronic device. The device is configured to receive an indication of an access request, the indication of an access request comprising biometric data, for the electronic device subsequent to receiving the indication of the configuration request.
| Trusted and secure techniques for item delivery and execution|
Documents and other items can be delivered electronically from sender to recipient with a level of trustedness approaching or exceeding that provided by a personal document courier. A trusted electronic go-between can validate, witness and/or archive transactions while, in some cases, actively participating in or directing the transaction.
| Graphical user interface, display apparatus and digital-electronic device|
Embodiments relate to a graphical user interface to be displayed on a display apparatus, the graphical user interface comprising an addressable window which is assigned to a selectable object, where the window has a list with a plurality of buttons, where there is assigned to each button an action of a particular type in relation to the object assigned to the window, where there is assigned to one button a formation action which can be performed with elements from a plurality of element types, where the performance of the formation action requires the selection of the number of elements to be used for the formation action from a maximum number of elements for at least one element type. A further formation action can be assigned to a further button, where the element types and the number of elements to be used for the further formation action are determined by the element types and elements used in the last performed formation action..
| Shareable favorites sets|
In an embodiment, a data processing method comprises generating and displaying, on a computing device, a graphical user interface comprising a plurality of item summary tiles and a set of favorites buckets, wherein each of the item summary tiles graphically displays a plurality of attributes of a different items, wherein the set of favorites buckets is displayed in a fixed position adjacent to the item summary tiles; receiving first input specifying adding a particular item among the different items to the set of favorites buckets and, in response thereto, storing data identifying the particular item in storage associated with the set of favorites buckets and displaying a graphical representation of the particular item in an available one of the favorites buckets; receiving second input specifying sharing the set of favorites buckets and, in response thereto, automatically creating an electronic mail message having a message body that comprises a plurality of hyperlinks, wherein each of the hyperlinks identifies an online description of a different one of the items of one of the favorites buckets.. .
| Methods and system for an advanced electronic mail system based on time scheduling and message prioritizing software device|
A time scheduling and or message prioritizing software device presents to a user one or more graphics representative of a time scheduling and or message prioritizing options. The one or more graphics are located within an email composing page of a browser or application based email program.
| Input interface controlling apparatus and method thereof|
A type of an input interface of a second terminal (e.g., a mobile communication terminal) is changed according to an application of a first terminal (e.g., a vehicle terminal, an electronic device such as a television, or the like), so the user can easily input or select (or execute) data through the changed input interface. An input interface controlling apparatus includes: a display unit; a communication unit configured to form a wireless communication network with an external terminal when an icon for executing an input interface displayed on the display unit is selected; and a controller configured to select a type of the input interface according to an application executed in the external terminal, and display an input interface of the selected type on the display unit..
| Systems and methods for hand gesture control of an electronic device|
Systems and methods of generating device commands based upon hand gesture commands are disclosed. An exemplary embodiment generates image information from a series of captured images, generates commands based upon hand gestures made by a user that emulate device commands generated by a remote control device, identifies a hand gesture made by the user from the received image information, determines a hand gesture command based upon the identified hand gesture, compares the determined hand gesture command with the plurality of predefined hand gesture commands to identify a corresponding matching hand gesture command from the plurality of predefined hand gesture commands, generates an emulated remote control device command based upon the identified matching hand gesture command, and controls the media device based upon the generated emulated remote control device command..
| Method of video interaction using poster view|
In the present invention, the means of control and navigation 100 of an electronic device 108 are used for viewing an embodiment of a video, wherein said embodiment is a cached or stored “poster-view” 1 that is a representation and a version of a source video. Said poster-view 1 has integration with the content of said source video.
| Electronic magazine generation system, electronic magazine generation method, and electronic magazine generation program|
An electronic magazine generation system includes an original information division recording unit which records a plurality of sorting information pieces into which each piece of original information for generating a plurality of magazines is divided in the unit of themes, a main page creation unit which controls display sizes of the main image and the related image and font sizes of text information and text string as size information in accordance with a display region of a display apparatus, and creates a main page in which the main image and the text string are arranged on a background image on the basis of controlled correspondence information, and a detailed information page creation unit which creates a detailed information page for displaying a related image of a selected main image and text information having correspondence information with the related image when the main image is selected by the user on the main page.. .
| User device and operation method thereof|
An operation method of an electronic device includes performing a sleep mode and at least one function that is allowed during the sleep mode, if at least one preset condition is satisfied.. .
| Method and system for discovery, validation and delivery of power through a universal power center|
A system and method of discovery, validation and delivery of power to an electronic device through a universal power center is provided. The method comprises providing a power tip for an electronic device with a unique identification and broadcasting the unique identification to a power center.
| Method and electronic device of file system prefetching and boot-up method|
A method of file system prefetching is provided. The method is applicable to an electronic device including a volatile storage, a non-volatile storage, and multiple processors with multiple operating systems.
| Electronics apparatus able to revise micro-program and algorithm to revise micro-program|
An electronic apparatus is disclosed, where the apparatus revises the micro-program thereof reliably. The apparatus provides a master and slave cpus each having a memory.
| Electronic device and electronic device system|
A bios storage unit of an electronic device is connected to a usb 3.0 extension unit of a usb 3.0 host connector. A microcomputer of a usb compatible device is connected to a usb 3.0 extension unit of a usb 3.0 device connector.
| Method and apparatus for analysis of user traffic within a predefined area|
Multiple packets are received that were transmitted by multiple mobile electronic device sensors located in a predefined area. The packets each include data detected by the sensors of multiple mobile electronic devices.
| Method and system for postal services incorporating electronic mail options|
A system and method receive, by a postal service, non-electronic or electronic communication, convert, by the postal service, the non-electronic or electronic communication into the other of the non-electronic or electronic communication, and deliver or cause delivery, by the postal service, to a receiver of the other of the non-electronic or electronic communication.. .
| Mail server-based dynamic workflow management|
Embodiments of the present invention provide a method, system, and program product for managing the flow of electronic mail. A computing device receives from a sender a first electronic mail addressed to first and second recipients in a serial propagation mode, and in response, the computing device transmits the first electronic mail en route to the first but not the second recipient.
The present invention relates to a main electronic device for communicating within a network comprising an interface for enabling communication within the network and a controller for sending polling messages via the network to logical addresses via said interface in order to request information from at least one further electronic device. The present invention further relates to a method for operating a main electronic device for communicating within a network..
| Ranking of meeting topics|
A method, computer program product, and system for ranking meeting topics is described. A plurality of participants in an electronic meeting is identified.
| Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program|
There is provided an information processing apparatus including a device state detection unit configured to detect a device state of an electronic device, and a search condition setting unit configured to reference a database that stores information regarding the device state in association with a search condition used for a search for operation related information for the electronic device, and to extract the search condition corresponding to the device state.. .
| Programming a dynamic digital media queue|
A method and/or system for programming a dynamic digital media queue may include receiving, from an electronic device, a request for a digital media queue. The request may comprise request data.
| Method of file synchronization and electronic device thereof|
A method of file synchronization for a first electronic device offline logging into a local area network is disclosed. The method includes searching for at least one second electronic device logging into the local area network, transmitting a first operational serial number to the second electronic device and receiving a second operational serial number from the second electronic device, determining one of the first and second electronic devices as a temporary server according to the first operational serial number and the second operational serial number, and performing file synchronization with the temporary server..
| Electronic apparatus and method of recommending contents to members of a social network|
An electronic apparatus and a method of recommending content are provided. The method of recommending content of an electronic apparatus includes determining recommendation subjects for a content based on preference information of social network members in response to a preset command being input while the content is being provided, displaying a list including the recommendation subjects of the content, and recommending the content related to a selected recommendation subject in response to a selection of at least one of the recommendation subjects included in the displayed list..
| Electronic book having electronic commerce features|
A viewer for displaying an electronic book and providing for electronic commerce. In conjunction with viewing an electronic book, a user can view information about products and services, view an on-line electronic catalog, and receive samples of products available for purchase.
| Integrated online store|
A technique for effecting electronic commerce using a data network is described. The data network includes a plurality of subsystems which, together, form an integrated system for receiving customer orders for selected items via a data network, fulfilling the customer orders, and delivering the ordered products to the customers.
| System and method for providing information based on geographic position|
A system and method for providing position information using a three-dimensional based grid is provided. The position information may be relayed to an electronic device by providing location information to a database and receiving location-centric information at the electronic device.
| Display device configuration using a displayed image|
The disclosure presents a plurality of images of an item previously purchased by a user from an electronic commerce vendor. Each of the images has a visual characteristic that is modified from the original image.
| Providing electronic content in association with a request for physical content|
Disclosed systems and methods provide media content through an electronic commerce server. In one implementation, a method for providing electronic content is provided.
| Real time paperless payment control|
A real time paperless payment control and electronic receipt system for managing transaction receipts (20) issued by a point of sale (30), comprises the steps of providing an electronic receipt card to the consumer that comprises a consumer identifier, providing retailers with electronic means (30, 31) generating an electronic transaction receipt, transmitting the electronic transaction receipt (20) together with the costumers identifier to an electronic receipts storage means (41), providing at least one interface (35) to access manage and organize stored electronic receipts (20) within said electronic receipts storage means (41). It is characterized in that the electronic transaction receipt (20) generating electronic means (30) comprises an electronic funds transfer terminal (34; 35), in that said electronic receipt card is also a payment token usable within the electronic funds transfer terminal (34, 35) and comprising a consumer account identifier, wherein during a payment transaction a funds transaction code (24) is transmitted to the electronic funds transfer terminal (34, 35) adapted to forward said funds transaction code (24) together with the electronic transaction receipt (20) to said electronic receipts storage means (41), which can be a memory on the payment token or an external database..
| System and method for providing interactive tour guidance|
A system adapted to provide tourist and marketing information. The system includes: a database of tourist information, the database is accessible to internet users; a server for collecting and storing the database of tourist information; and a plurality of electronic devices in communication with the database.
| Electronic map|
A method includes, determining a zoom level for a selected portion of an electronic map, harvesting map data from the selected section the electronic map, determining building information from the harvested map data, obtaining branding information for the building information, and a user device receiving and populating said zoomed section of the electronic map with the branding information.. .
| Electronic commerce system|
An electronic commerce system includes a client computer and a server computer interconnected by a public packet switched communications network. The client computer is programmed to transmit to the server computer an order acceptance request terms or conditions of a proposed offer for a purchase, including multiple options of at least one of the terms or conditions of the offer.
| Methods, devices, and computer program products for customer operated coupon tracking|
A method of providing coupons for shopping includes storing a shopping list in an electronic device including items for purchase via a merchant, storing electronic representations of coupons in the electronic device and associating the electronic representations of coupons with items included in the shopping list.. .
| Meeting notifications for offline invitees|
A method, computer program product, and system for providing notifications regarding electronic meetings is described. A set of one or more invitees for an online meeting is received, the set including a first invitee.
| Distributed randomization and supply management in clinical trials|
A distributed clinical trial system that provides configurability, reusability and integration of randomization for different clinical trials with various electronic data capture (edc) systems. The distributed clinical trial system includes a method of randomizing subjects in a multi-arm clinical trial.
| Distributed randomization and supply management in clinical trials|
A distributed clinical trial system that provides configurability, reusability and integration of randomization and inventory configurations for different clinical trials with various electronic data capture (edc) systems. The distributed clinical trial system includes a method of dispensing medication in a multi-arm clinical trial.
| Virtual health insurance card systems and methods|
A machine-controlled method can include a mobile electronic device capturing an image of a physical health insurance card for a healthcare plan for a user, retrieving health insurance information corresponding to the healthcare plan for the user, and a datastore storing a virtual health insurance card for the user, the virtual health insurance card including the health insurance information.. .
| Predicting and learning carrier phrases for speech input|
Predicting and learning users' intended actions on an electronic device based on free-form speech input. Users' actions can be monitored to develop a list of carrier phrases having one or more actions that correspond to the carrier phrases.
| Transferable intelligent control device|
An integrated intelligent system includes a first intelligent electronic device, a second intelligent electronic device, a transferable intelligent control device (ticd) and a cross product bus. The first intelligent electronic device performs a first function and the second intelligent electronic device performs a second function.
| Portable electronic device with ketone sensor|
A portable electronic device is described with telecommunication capabilities to allow for data and/or voice communication via private or public networks, having an integrated chemical sensor sensitive to ketones within a breath sample of a user wherein the sensor comprises at least one metal oxide gas sensor and a control circuit for the sensor integrated onto a common substrate or package.. .
| Activity monitoring|
An activity monitoring apparatus is provided. The activity monitoring apparatus includes a retention feature configured to removably secure the monitoring apparatus to a participant performing a physical activity.
| Quinoxaline derivative, and light emitting element, light emitting device, and electronic device using the quinoxaline derivative|
To provide a new bipolar organic compound. In particular, to provide a bipolar organic compound having excellent heat resistance and to provide a bipolar organic compound which is electrochemically stable.
| Control device with passive reflector|
A control device includes a housing. The control device also includes a wireless communicator interior the housing.
| System and method for directed advertising in an electronic device operating sponsor-configured game template|
A method of delivering sponsor advertising content via sponsor-configured cube-centric games includes configuring a game template with sponsor advertising content to create a sponsor-specific cube-centric interactive game application, making at least one sponsor-specific cube-centric interactive game application available for download to user electronic devices and operating the at least one sponsor-specific cube-centric interactive game application in a electronic device during which users interact with a cube-centric graphical user interface (gui) to play the game while the sponsor specific advertising content is delivered.. .
| Portable electronic device having mobile communication capability|
An example portable electronic device includes user controls; a display; a camera configured to capture images; wireless communication circuitry for mobile wireless communications; and a processing system configured to control the display to display images captured by the camera. An image displayed on the display is stored in memory in response to an input to the user controls, and the wireless communication circuitry, under control of the processing system, transmits the image stored in the memory while the processing system executes a program..
| Organizational system|
The present disclosure provides for an organizational system using a protective cell phone case, hinged container, and lanyard. The hinged container couples to the protective cell phone case.
| Protective case for controlling sound waves|
The present application is directed to a protective case for an electronic device including a first member and a second member operationally configured to house an electronic device therein; wherein the first member is operationally configured to direct sound waves to an inner surface of the second member; and wherein the second member is operationally configured to dictate travel of sound waves within the protective case.. .
| Housing, processing method thereof, and electronic device using the same|
An electronic device is provided including a plurality of electronic parts; one or more housing components forming a space for receiving the plurality of electronic parts; and a cover detachable from the one or more housing components, the cover including a first member having a plurality of metal elements suspended in a non-metal base and a second member coupled to the first member.. .
| Dynamic power management control|
Exemplary embodiments are related to enhancing power efficiency of an electronic device. A device may include a power management module and a radio-frequency (rf) module coupled to the power management module.
| Media data transfer|
Methods and systems that facilitate data delivery to electronic devices are disclosed. One aspect pertains to data delivery to mobile devices.
| Connector supporting structure and connector-equipped electronic device|
A connector supporting structure includes a substrate, a connector mounted on the substrate, and a casing covering at least a portion of the substrate and supporting the connector. The casing includes an opening to expose a part of the connector from an inside of the casing to an outside.
| Formation of a masking layer on a dielectric region to facilitate formation of a capping layer on electrically conductive regions separated by the dielectric region|
A masking layer is formed on a dielectric region of an electronic device so that, during subsequent formation of a capping layer on electrically conductive regions of the electronic device that are separated by the dielectric region, the masking layer inhibits formation of capping layer material on or in the dielectric region. The capping layer can be formed selectively on the electrically conductive regions or non-selectively; in either case, capping layer material formed over the dielectric region can subsequently be removed, thus ensuring that capping layer material is formed only on the electrically conductive regions.
| Method for producing an optoelectronic device with wireless contacting|
A method for producing an optoelectronic device is provided, in which a luminescent diode chip (10) is mounted on a base surface (8) on the first terminal area (1) of a carrier (3). An electrically insulating layer (4) is applied to side faces (17) of the luminescent diode chip (10).
| Pattern forming method, multi-layered resist pattern, multi-layered film for organic solvent development, manufacturing method of electronic device, and electronic device|
A pattern forming method contains: (i) a step of forming a bottom anti-reflective coating on a substrate by using a first resin composition (i), (ii) a step of forming a resist film on the bottom anti-reflective coating by using a second resin composition (ii), (iii) a step of exposing a multi-layered film having the bottom anti-reflective coating and the resist film, and (iv) a step of developing the bottom anti-reflective coating and the resist film in the exposed multi-layered film by using an organic solvent-containing developer to form a negative pattern.. .
| Lithium secondary-battery pack, electronic device using same, charging system, and charging method|
A lithium secondary-battery pack of the present invention includes: a lithium secondary battery including an electrode body and a non-aqueous electrolyte, the electrode body including a positive electrode and a negative electrode facing each other, and a separator interposed therebetween; a ptc (positive temperature coefficient) element; and a protection circuit including a field-effect transistor, wherein the negative electrode includes a negative electrode material mixture layer containing a si-containing material as a negative electrode active material, and, where z represents an impedance (Ω) of the lithium secondary-battery pack and q represents a capacity (ah) of the lithium secondary-battery pack, an impedance capacity index represented by z/q is 0.055 Ω/ah or less.. .
| Method for forming patterned conductive film|
According to the present invention, there is provided a method for forming a patterned conductive layer, which can ensure electrical bonding with a substrate and also can be suitably applied to various electronic devices, simply without requiring a massive and heavy apparatus.. .