|| List of recent Electronic-related patents
| Passing hidden information using attack detectors|
An electronic device (22) includes a communication interface (36) and a processor (30), which is configured to store and process secret information and to communicate with a host device (24) via the communication interface. An environmental detector (38) is configured to detect a change, relative to a baseline, in an operating environment of the electronic device, and in response to the detected change, to initiate a secure communication between the processor and the host device when the detected change is in a predefined first range, and to invoke a countermeasure against tampering with the device when the detected change is in a predefined second range, disjoint from the first range..
| Simplified and safe user authentication|
Machines, systems and methods for authenticating against one or more access points, the method comprising: receiving data identifying an electronic device and destination information for forwarding a code to a user, in response to the user providing the destination information to a user interface prompt displayed on the electronic device when attempting to authenticate against an access point accessible via the electronic device; generating the code, in response to receiving the destination information and data identifying the electronic device; associating the code with the data identifying the electronic device; and forwarding the code in a message to a destination associated with the destination information, wherein the code is retrieved from the message when the message is received, receiving the code transmitted by way of the electronic device to an authentication server; and authenticating the user against the access point, in response to determining that the code matches related records.. .
| Virtual set-top box|
A virtual set-top box (vstb) for executing a middleware component, designed originally for use with the physical stb, including emulating hardware capabilities of the physical stb to process iptv content received over a connection for presenting the iptv content on a display of the electronic device.. .
| Energy consumption simulation and evaluation system for embedded device|
An energy consumption simulation and evaluation system for embedded device in energy consumption evaluation technology for electronic devices, which solves the problem that the energy consumption cannot be simulated under tasks operation condition with the existing systems. The present invention includes a graphical configuration management module for inputting graphical configuration parameters, a device energy consumption model building block for obtaining the aadl description model for software and hardware components through aadl abstract description of software and hardware at system-level, a model transformation module for aadl to gspn model transformation; and a gspn simulation module which utilizes qpme tool to simulate gspn model; selectively loads an external energy-consuming event from the energy-consuming events sequence; and perform energy consumption simulation for the gspn model in response to the external energy-consuming event by qpme tool to obtain a simulation result of the residual energy and lifetime of the system..
| Real-time display of electronic device design changes between schematic and/or physical representation and simplified physical representation of design|
A logical design component permits an electronic device design to be modified from a logical perspective on a schematic of the device showing device components in logical form, and displays a logical window of the schematic. A physical design component permits the design to be modified from a circuit board perspective on a circuit board representation of the device the showing the components in physical form, and displays a physical window of the circuit board representation.
| Method and electronic device for providing guide|
Provided is a method and apparatus for providing a guide for an icon. An electronic device may designate an icon in response to a first user input and set a guide by associating the designated icon with content to be provided as a guide for the designated icon.
| Turning pages of an electronic document by means of a single snap gesture|
A system and associated method for contextualizing a page turn in an electronic book pursuant to a snap gesture made by a user on a touch screen of a tablet device, as performed by an e-reader program running in the tablet device. The snap gesture is quantified with data elements including linger time and direction of the snap gesture.
| User interface including content from an accessory|
An electronic device can receive a request from an accessory to provide a user interface for display on a display of the accessory. In response to receiving the request, the electronic device can generate a user interface that includes a region that is reserved for displaying content provided by the accessory.
| Graphic-based electronic signature management system and method|
A computer-implemented system for managing an electronic signature is provided. A data collector receives one or more contact information items.
| Pushing a user interface to a remote device that controls multiple displays|
An electronic device can be coupled to an accessory that controls multiple displays. The device can receive accessory configuration information describing a configuration of the multiple displays.
| User interface including content from a remote device|
A user interface displayed by an electronic device can include a first user-interface portion generated by the electronic device and a second user interface portion generated by a remote device. The electronic device can detect received input and determine whether the input corresponds to an interactive element in the first user-interface portion or an interactive element in the second user interface portion.
| Electronic device and method of controlling the same|
An electronic device including a touchscreen; a voice recognition module; and a controller configured to receive a voice input through the voice recognition module when the voice recognition module has been activated, convert the voice input into text, display an object indicator for editing a preset word included in the text, receive a selection of the object indicator, provide an editing option for changing the displayed object indicator into new text to be displayed on the touchscreen, and display the new text when the editing option is selected.. .
| Device and system for securely executing electronic documents|
A system and method for creating and/or presenting electronic forms to users and securely collecting the data entered into the electronic forms. A dashboard application includes a collection of electronic forms for display on a presentation device.
| Method and electronic device for sharing resource file data|
A method of sharing resource file data in an electronic device is provided. The method includes providing a user interface including a source page and a target page by using a web browser, detecting an operation of dragging a hyperlink provided in the source page from the source page to the target page and dropping the dragged hyperlink onto the target page; and in response to detecting the operation of dropping, downloading resource file data associated with the hyperlink through a network to the target page and storing the resource file data in the target page..
| System and method for reducing power consumption|
Systems and methods are disclosed for operating an interface of an electronic device in an active mode or a power save mode based, at least in part, on a condition of a data exchange module buffer. When buffer space is available, incoming data may be stored locally and the interface used to access remote memory storage may be in a power save mode.
| Electronic apparatus, power supply device, system and apparatus|
A power supply device is caused to execute a new program. An electronic apparatus that receives power from a power supply device in a non-contact manner includes: an intra-apparatus circuit that operates with power received via a power transmission path from the power supply device to the electronic apparatus; a program acquiring unit that acquires a program to be executed by the power supply device from outside, and stores the program; and an apparatus-side communicating unit that transmits the program to the power supply device via the power transmission path..
| Electronic device having multiple human-machine interfaces and method for running multiple human-machine interfaces|
An electronic device having multiple human-machine interfaces and a method for running multiple human-machine interfaces are provided. The electronic device includes a host and a plurality of human-machine interfaces.
| Network-based service for secure electronic mail delivery on an internet protocol network|
A network is disclosed that includes a message originator computer and a message recipient computer, for secure electronic mail delivery. In accordance with the invention, the network includes a message delivery server that can distinguish between real and phantom messages.
| Electronic device with a pluality of booting modes|
An electronic device with a plurality of booting modes comprises at least a button unit, a control module, a control chip unit, a super i/o unit and a basic input/output system (bios). One of the button units outputs a first signal according to a trigger event.
| Method for updating firmware of a battery included in a rechargeable battery module, portable electronic device, and rechargeable battery module|
In a method for updating firmware of a battery included in a rechargeable battery module of a portable electronic device, the portable electronic device stores a booting instruction set of the firmware in a battery monitoring unit of the rechargeable battery module, and stores a basic input/output system (bios) of the portable electronic device in a non-volatile memory disposed externally of the rechargeable battery module. In response to bios update information that includes an updated main instruction set of the firmware, the portable electronic device updates the bios, including the main instruction set of the firmware using the bios update information..
| Electronic device and method for protecting memory thereof|
An electronic device includes a memory, an addressing unit, a status determination unit, and a control unit. The memory unit stores a memory status parameter.
| Caching method and caching system using dual disks|
A caching method and a caching system using dual disks, adapted to an electronic apparatus having a first storage unit and a second storage unit, are provided, in which an access speed of the second storage unit is higher than that of the first storage unit. In the method, a data access to the first storage unit is monitored, a data category of the data in an access address of the data access is identified and whether the data category belongs to a cache category is determined.
| Electronic apparatus|
According to one embodiment, first monitor controller of electronic circuit board recognizes free slot into which the electronic circuit board has been hot-inserted, notifies host control device of start together with slot information causes first parameter setting module to change reception parameter of first t/r circuit module. The host control device instructs switch processing board to change transmission parameter, in response to slot information and start notification.
| System and method for managing communication links|
A system and method for managing a communication link between a consumer electronic device adapted for two-way, wireless communications with at least one peripheral. The communication link is managed using a controller that is associated with the consumer electronic device that functions to assign communication slots to the peripheral to facilitate communications between the peripheral and the consumer electronic device..
| System and method for determining website popularity by location|
Internet websites that are popular for users in a specific location are determined and displayed to a user of an electronic device. The popularity information may be of benefit to users in the location or to users of inherently portable devices, such as a mobile telephone or a laptop computer, that travel to the location.
| Schedule and location responsive agreement compliance controlled information throttle|
Controls electronic devices and/or throttles electronic devices and/or information for electronic devices based on agreements or events and/or based on schedule, location, time, or any combination thereof. An agreement includes condition(s) to satisfy the agreement, such as task(s) or activities to be performed by an agreement performer, for example based on a schedule and/or location, at a particular time, or time period, or, or events that may be detected, and actions performed to enforce or assert the agreement.
| Method and system for transferring software and hardware feature licenses between devices|
A method and system for transferring licenses between electronic devices supporting licensable features. Specifically, in a method a request is generated for transferring a license between first and second electronic devices.
| Method, system, and apparatus for providing self-destructing electronic mail messages|
A method, system, and apparatus for providing a self-destructing e-mail messages are described. An e-mail client application provides a user interface through which the sender of an e-mail message can enter the message and a time period for destruction of the message.
| Methods and apparatus for collecting electronically stored information|
Methods and apparatus for collecting electronically stored information are disclosed. In general, a processor images an electronic device to collect metadata associated with a plurality of files stored on the electronic device.
| Electronic device for determining emotion of user and method for determining emotion of user|
A system and method for determining an emotional state of a user of an electronic device. The system is configured to execute a method of receiving, using the electronic device, input emotional data, comparing the input emotional data with reference emotional data and determining an emotional state of a user of the electronic device, and transmitting the determined emotional state of the user to an external device to share the emotional state with the external device..
| Method and system for generating visually enhanced calendar from pre-existing calendar on electronic device|
A method for enhancing a pre-existing calendar on an electronic device includes parsing an event of the pre-existing calendar for an item of information associated with the event. The method further includes searching at least one source for a visual representation indicative of the information associated with the event using the item of information as a search term.
| Data synchronization management methods and systems|
Data synchronization management methods and systems for use in an electronic device are provided. First, activity log containing information regarding activities of friends of a user in an application within a specific period of time is acquired from a network application server via a network.
| Dynamic distributed-sensor thermostat network for forecasting external events|
Systems and methods for forecasting events can be provided. A measurement database can store sensor measurements, each having been provided by a non-portable electronic device with a primary purpose unrelated to collecting measurements from a type of sensor that collected the measurement.
| System and method of selling market-based access to scarce resources|
A method of providing real-time market prices to purchase access to the desired places, products, events, services, etc. Includes the step of providing a user interface through which a real-time, market-based, variable price for accessing a preferred position in an existing queue for a scarce resource is presented to a user, whereby the user may purchase access to the preferred position in the queue at the real-time, market-based variable price.
| Framed implementation for payment widgets|
A system and method process an electronic commerce transaction between a consumer and a merchant over a communications network. A checkout webpage of a virtual shopping cart of the merchant is displayed by a consumer device and an initialization routine of the checkout webpage is performed by the consumer device.
| System for customizing a ball bat|
A system for customizing a ball bat for a user includes a processor, a display operably coupled to the processor, an input mechanism, and a memory operably coupled to the processor. The ball bat includes a handle portion, a barrel portion and an element.
| Electronic book provision system and electronic book distribution device|
To provide an electronic book provision system that can make advertisements easily recognized by a user. The electronic book acquisition unit (104) acquires an electronic book in which tag is set in the text.
| Electronic commerce network using mobile devices|
A mobile software development kit (“sdk”) executes on a mobile device that interfaces with a commerce network. The mobile sdk includes an interface to a host application on the commerce network, and an interface to a merchant application executing on the mobile device.
| Device session identification system|
Methods and systems for the identification of electronic devices between web browser and native application sessions is disclosed. The identification process can function even with interrupted internet connectivity.
| Electronic apparatus and voice processing method thereof|
Apparatuses and methods related an electronic apparatus and a voice processing method thereof are provided. More particularly, the apparatuses and methods relate to an electronic apparatus capable of recognizing a user's voice and a voice processing method thereof.
| Method and system for automatically identifying voice tags through user operation|
A method for automatically identifying voice tags on an electronic device. After failure to initiate a communication using a voice input command, the user may then subsequently contact the recipient using an application program of the electronic device.
| Devices, systems, and methods for communicating with rooftop air handling units and other hvac components|
A device for communicating information from a controller for a rooftop air handling unit to a portable electronic device includes a wire terminal for wiring to the controller and for receiving a signal including information from the controller. The device further includes a transceiver configured to form a direct wireless communications link between the transceiver and portable electronic device.
| Drug delivery device with means for handling data|
A system comprises a drug reservoir and means for expelling drug from the reservoir, the drug expelling means comprising setting means allowing a user to set a drug dose to be expelled from the reservoir, and actuation means for driving or releasing the drug expelling means to expel the set dose amount. The system further comprises a first electronic data processing system adapted to capture and store data representing a property related to the amount of drug expelled from the reservoir by the expelling means, and a second electronic data processing system adapted to receive and store data from an external source, wherein the system is configured to not allow code or data processed by the second electronic data processing system to be processed by the first electronic data processing system..
| Light-emitting element and electronic device|
An object is to provide a light-emitting element with high emission efficiency which includes a novel carbazole derivative that has a wide energy gap and can be used for a transport layer or a host material in a light-emitting element. A carbazole derivative in which the 4-position of dibenzothiophene or dibenzofuran is bonded to the 2- or 3-position of carbazole has been able to be provided by use of the carbazole derivative.
| Refurbished component, electronic device including the same, and method of refurbishing a component of an electronic device|
A method of refurbishing a surface of a component for an electronic device includes: abrading a surface to be refurbished with an abrasive to remove a coating on the surface and provide an abraded surface; optionally firstly cleaning the abraded surface by contacting with a glass cleaner to provide a firstly cleaned surface; optionally secondly cleaning the firstly cleaned surface by contacting the firstly cleaned surface with a grease remover to provide a secondly cleaned surface; optionally contacting the secondly cleaned surface with an activator to provide an activated surface; and disposing a coating resin on the abraded and optionally activated surface; and curing the coating resin to provide a coated surface to refurbish the surface of the electronic device.. .
| Antioxidants for post-cmp cleaning formulations|
An cleaning composition and process for cleaning post-chemical mechanical polishing (cmp) residue and contaminants from a microelectronic device having said residue and contaminants thereon. The cleaning compositions include novel corrosion inhibitors.
| Novel reagents for directed biomarker signal amplification|
Described herein are methods, compositions and articles of manufacture involving neutral conjugated polymers including methods for synthesis of neutral conjugated water-soluble polymers with linkers along the polymer main chain structure and terminal end capping units. Such polymers may serve in the fabrication of novel optoelectronic devices and in the development of highly efficient biosensors.
| Digital pet system and software product|
This invention relates to a digital pet software product, which comprises a storage unit and a digital pet program stored in the storage unit. The digital pet program is configured to be installed in a portable electronic device.
| Analytic device|
An analytic device comprising a device housing, a dock to receive a camera enabled mobile electronic device, such as a smartphone and other smart devices, and a processing device to communicate with the mobile electronic device and to control a condition of the assay tube, such as temperature. In another example, the analytic device comprises a device housing and a circuit board.
| Method and apparatus for automatically adjusting the operation of reminders based on device event history|
A processor-based personal electronic device (such as a smartphone) uses combinatorial logic to automatically adjust alarms, notifications reminders, and the like based on data from device event histories, on-board sensors, user-entered data, and similar information. One particular representative embodiment comprises a process for automatically deleting an unneeded reminder.
| Method and apparatus for automatically adjusting the operation of notifications based on changes in physical activity level|
A processor-based personal electronic device (such as a smartphone) is programmed to automatically respond to data sent by various sensors from which the user's activity may be inferred. One or more of the sensors may be worn by the user and remote from the device.
| Method and electronic device for providing call rejection function|
A method and an electronic device for providing a call rejection function are provided. The method includes the device receives an event for setting the call rejection function and outputs one or more setting condition items for setting the call rejection function in response to reception of the event.
| Communication system having automated filtering based on mental state decisions|
A communication device having automated filtering based on mental state decisions of the present invention includes a brainwave sensing device that has sensors positioned on a user which can wirelessly communicate the mental state(s) of the user through a signal conditioner to portable electronic device. Subsequently, when the portable electronic device receives signals from a communication system, such as a call or a message, the calls or messages can be either be allowed or interrupted and stored depending on the mental state of the user.
| Signal transmitter-receiver apparatus|
To provide a signal transmitter-receiver apparatus having simple structure and which can prevent receiving sensitivity reduction of wirelessly transmitted signal using an existing component. A signal transmitter-receiver apparatus includes a first electric wire having one end connected to an electronic device provided at a vehicle sliding seat, a second electric wire wired at a vehicle body side, a signal transmitter connected to another end of the first electric wire, a signal receiver connected to an end of the second electric wire for receiving signal wirelessly transmitted from the signal transmitter, and a protector.
| Adjustable wireless circuitry with antenna-based proximity detector|
An electronic device such as a portable electronic device has wireless communications circuitry. Antennas in the electronic device may be used in transmitting radio-frequency antenna signals.
| Electronic shelf label system|
An electronic shelf label (esl) system is disclosed. The esl system includes a shelf, at least an esl, and a radio-frequency (rf) signal transceiver.
| Mobile electronic device and connection establishment method between mobile electronic devices|
A mobile electronic device and a connection establishment method between the mobile electronic devices are provided. The connection establishment method includes the following steps.
| Systems and methods for establishing in-band connections using out-of-band connections|
Systems and methods for establishing an in-band connection using an out-of-band connection are provided. In some aspects, a system includes a handshake module configured to communicate, by a first electronic device with a second electronic device, connection setup information over a first connection.
| Method and system for communication in near field communication network|
A method and an electronic device for establishing, at a first electronic device, a communication link between the first electronic device and at least one other electronic device in a near field communication (nfc) network are provided. The method includes sending, to the at least one other electronic device, after setting up an underlying media access control (mac) link between the first electronic device and the at least one other electronic device, a parameter exchange (pax) command for exchanging parameters concerning a logical link control protocol (llcp) link to be established with the at least one other electronic device; receiving, a response pax command for exchanging parameters concerning the llcp link; and establishing the llcp link with the at least one other electronic device based on the response pax command, wherein the pax command comprises a parameter list of one or more services registered in the first electronic device..
| Paddle card assembly for high speed applications|
A paddle card assembly is disclosed for use in providing a high speed transmission line for connecting electronic devices together. The paddle card takes the form of a circuit board that has two distinct portions, a base portion to which wires of a cable are terminated, and an extension portion that extends rearwardly toward the cable wire in order to extend between sets of wires.
| Reversible usb connector|
Embodiments can provide reversible or dual orientation usb plug connectors for mating with standard usb receptacle connectors, e.g., a standard type a usb receptacle connector. Accordingly, the present invention may be compatible with any current or future electronic device that includes a standard usb receptacle connector.
| Method for fabricating solder columns for a column grid array package|
A method for fabricating an electronic device package having a column grid array is disclosed. A column grid array package includes a substrate, an integrated circuit located on a first side of the substrate, and a set of solder columns located on a second side of the substrate.
| Antimony compounds useful for deposition of antimony-containing materials|
Precursors for use in depositing antimony-containing films on substrates such as wafers or other microelectronic device substrates, as well as associated processes of making and using such precursors, and source packages of such precursors. The precursors are useful for deposition of ge2sb2te5 chalcogenide thin films in the manufacture of nonvolatile phase change memory (pcm) or for the manufacturing of thermoelectric devices, by deposition techniques such as chemical vapor deposition (cvd) and atomic layer deposition (ald)..
| Semiconductor ferroelectric device, manufacturing method for the same, and electronic device|
A manufacturing method for a semiconductor device, the method including forming a thin film transistor by forming a polysilicon thin film on an insulating substrate, forming a gate electrode via a gate insulating film, and forming source/drain regions and a channel region by ion implantation in the polysilicon thin film by using the gate electrode as a mask, forming an interconnection layer on an interlayer dielectric film covering this thin film transistor and forming a first contact to be connected to the thin film transistor through the interlayer dielectric film, forming a silicon hydronitride film on the interlayer dielectric film so as to cover the interconnection layer, forming a lower electrode on this silicon hydronitride film and forming a second contact to be connected to the interconnection layer through the silicon hydronitride film, and forming a ferroelectric layer on the lower electrode.. .