|| List of recent Electronic-related patents
| Data protection method and electronic device|
A data protection method for an electronic device is disclosed. The data protection method includes setting a log-in password for a private file stored in a public folder, creating a private folder having a same folder name as the public folder to store the private file in the private folder, and comparing an input password with the log-in password for the private folder to determine to display the private folder or the public folder..
| Securing access of removable media devices|
A securing apparatus includes a security adapter configured to be engaged with an electronic device. The security adapter includes an interface to couple to a host device.
| Systems and methods for limiting the number of electronic devices accessing digital rights management (drm) content in a portable memory device|
A system for managing access to drm content is provided with a portable memory device and an electronic device coupled to the portable memory device. The portable memory device includes a public area for storing software and the drm content, and a hidden area for storing data on predetermined addresses among all addresses in the hidden area.
| Detection and response to unauthorized access to a communication device|
A communication gateway consistent with the present disclosure may detect unauthorized physical or electronic access and implement security actions in response thereto. A communication gateway may provide a communication path to an intelligent electronic device (ied) using an ied communications port configured to communicate with the ied.
| Securing access of removable media devices|
A security adapter for an electronic device comprises a body, a device connector and host connectors that include a male connector and a female connector and an interlocking structure. The host connector is capable of engaging with a host, and the device connector is capable of engaging with an electronic device.
| Method for updating operating system and handheld electronic apparatus|
A method for updating an operating system (os) and a handheld electronic apparatus are provided. In the method, when an updating instruction is received by the handheld electronic apparatus, an updating procedure is executed by an updating module of firmware in the handheld electronic apparatus.
| Electronic device including touch-sensitive display and method of controlling same|
A method includes displaying a plurality of display elements on a touch-sensitive display of an electronic device; displaying a selection tool on the touch-sensitive display; in response to detecting a first gesture, selecting a first portion of the plurality of display elements, the first portion comprising at least one display element; and in response to detecting a second gesture, moving the selection tool without selecting the display elements; and in response to detecting a third gesture, selecting a second portion of the plurality of the plurality of display elements, the second portion being non-contiguous with the first portion.. .
| Method for generating multiple windows frames, electronic device thereof, and computer program product using the method|
A method for generating multiple windows frames, an electronic device thereof, and a computer program product using the method are provided. In the present method, first, a touch trajectory generated by continuously touching a touch panel of the electronic device is detected, wherein the center of the touch panel is a display area, and a non-display area surrounds the display area.
| Electronic device with a thin display|
A user interface assembly includes a thin display and a control element such as a rotary encoder, rotary switch, or toggle switch. The control element is manipulable by a person to generate an electronic input signal to a processor, with the thin display presenting a feedback indication received from the processor.
| System and method for rendering widget|
A method and a system for rendering a widget are provided. The method is used in an electronic device and includes: receiving a display size of a display unit; comparing the display size of the display unit with a lookup table and obtaining the display size of the widget and a user interface; determining whether the display size of the display unit needs to be adjusted to the display size of the widget; re-adjusting the display size of the display to the display size of the widget according to the obtained display size of the widget when determining that the display size of the display unit needs to be adjusted to the display size of the widget; and rendering the widget..
| Group management and graphical user interface for associated electronic devices|
Methods and systems are provided for managing a group of portable communication devices. In accordance with one implementation, a computer-implemented method is provided for managing a group of portable communication devices on an individual basis or an aggregate basis, the method comprising the steps of providing a list of the portable communication devices in the group, selecting a target portable communication device, determining the location of the target portable communication device, and presenting the location of the target portable communication device.
| Systems, methods,and user interfaces for previewing media content|
An electronic device is disclosed. The electronic device includes a display, one or more processors, memory, and one or more programs, wherein the one or more programs are stored in the memory and configured to be executed by the one or more processors.
| Multi-gesture media recording system|
A computer implemented method and system for recording media data such as audio data in one or more communication modes based on gestures on a graphical user interface (gui) of an electronic device is provided. A gesture based media recording application (gbmra) provided on the electronic device defines multiple interface regions on the gui.
| Method and apparatus for reducing power consumption in digital living network alliance network|
A method and apparatus for reducing power consumption in an electronic device are provided. The method includes receiving media content from a server, establishing a control state based on the media content, controlling power of at least one of a communication connection device and a display according to the control state of the received media content, determining whether a reception of the media content is completed, determining whether the electronic device performs functions for playing and controlling a digital media, transitioning a wireless local area network (wlan), when it has been determined that a reception of the media content and that the functions are not performed by the electronic device, to a power save mode, and disconnecting the wlan, when it has been determined that receiving the media content is completed and that the functions are performed by the electronic device, wherein the electronic device comprises the communication connection device..
| Power management in electronic systems|
In one embodiment, an electronic apparatus comprises at least one processor and a computer readable medium coupled to the processor and comprising logic instructions encoded in the computer readable medium, wherein the instructions, when executed in a processing system, cause the processing system to perform operations comprising initializing a direct memory access profiler in an electronic system, wherein the direct memory access is coupled to a policy manager in the electronic system, measuring at least one memory consumption characteristic of the electronic system, communicating the at least one memory consumption characteristic to a policy manager of the electronic system, and using the at least one memory consumption characteristic to adjust a power state of the electronic system.. .
| External storage device and driving method thereof|
An external storage device comprises a plurality of hard disks, a control unit, a bridging unit, a connecting port and a voltage converter circuit. The control unit is coupled to the hard disks and ingrates the hard disks into a redundant array of inexpensive disks.
| System and method for controlling access to an electronic device|
Methods and systems are provided for controlling access to an electronic device. The electronic device, for example, may include, but is not limited to, a processor, a memory communicatively coupled to the processor, wherein the memory is configured to store a password for accessing the electronic device, and a communication interface communicatively coupled to the processor, wherein the processor is configured to receive a request to access the electronic device from the communication interface, and transmit an encrypted version of the password for accessing the electronic device via the communication interface..
| Technologies labeling diverse content|
Technologies for labeling diverse content are described. In some embodiments, a content creation device generates a data structure that may include encrypted diverse content and metadata including at least one rights management (rm) label applying to the diverse content.
| System and method for verifying the authenticity of an electronic device|
Methods and systems are provided for verifying the authenticity of an electronic device by a security server comprising a processor and a memory. The method, for example, may include, but is not limited to, receiving, from the electronic device, a unique identifier associated with the electronic device, determining, by the processor, a public key corresponding to the unique identifier, generating, by the processor, a message, encrypting, by the processor, the message with the determined public key, transmitting, to the electronic device, the encrypted message; receiving, from the electronic device, a response message, comparing the response message to the generated message, and authorizing the electronic device based upon the comparison..
| Application defined computing component configuration|
One embodiment includes a configurable computing system. The configurable computing system includes a broker module that receives information for one or more applications, obtains one or more attributes for an electronic device, and determines runtime configurations for one or more components for the electronic device.
| Electronic apparatus, method of controlling the same and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium|
An electronic apparatus includes a communication interface unit configured to perform communication with a docking apparatus when the docking apparatus is mounted, a sensor configured to sense a temperature of a central processing unit (cpu), and a controller configured to determine an operation mode of the electronic apparatus according to a mounting state of the docking apparatus and control performance of the cpu according to the determined operation mode and the sensed temperature of the cpu.. .
| Interrupt blocker|
A method comprises maintaining, in a first electronic device, a list of one or more electronic devices associated with a user, receiving, in the first electronic device, a first command, in response to the first command, forwarding a command to block interrupts on one or more electronic devices on the list of electronic devices. Other embodiments may be described..
| Method and apparatus for managing a catalog of media content|
An apparatus and method are provided to create a unified catalog of media content that reflects media content available across a multitude of electronic devices. Each electronic device generates a catalog representative of all media content stored thereon and provides that catalog to a requesting server or other electronic device to be combined with at least one other catalog to form a combined or central catalog that accounts for duplicate entries..
| Portable electronic apparatus functioning as pen-table and computer system using the same|
A portable electronic apparatus functioning as a pen-table, includes a touch-screen module for detecting contact with an external object and creating position data of a detected region. The portable electronic apparatus, by functioning as a pen-table, eliminates the need to install or carry a mouse, a pen-table, etc.
| Receiving email attachments when a mailbox is full|
Within a system comprising a processor and a memory, a method of sending an attachment of a first electronic mail (email) to a recipient. The method includes receiving the first email addressed to the recipient and, via the processor, determining whether a volume of data contained in the recipient's electronic mailbox has reached a threshold level.
| Information transmission method based on classification of electronic device and servo system|
An information transmission method, executed by a servo system, is provided that includes the following steps of: providing an application program to be downloaded, installed and executed in an electronic device, in which, after the electronic device executes the application program and a consent key is pressed, a device datum including the classification of the electronic device is sent to a servo system; recording the device datum in a user database; and pushing a push message corresponding to the classification of the electronic device to the electronic device.. .
| Social genetics network for providing personal and business services|
Creation of a social genetics network that provides personal and business services includes: receiving non-genetic data and genetic data about a user and storing the non-genetic data and genetic data in a database; analyzing the genetic data and the non-genetic data to i) assign traits to the user based at least in part on phenotypic and/or genotypic relationships found in the genetic data and the non-genetic data, and ii) determine trait connections between the user and other users in the network based on a similarity of the traits that are common to the user and the other users; and generating and displaying on an electronic device a social genetics profile that includes at least a portion of the non-genetic data, at least a portion of the traits assigned to the user, and at least a portion of the trait connections of the user to the other users.. .
| Activating licensable component of consumer electronic device at point of sale|
A purchaser of a ce device informs a retail clerk at the point of sale (pos) of features of the ce device the purchaser wishes to employ, some of which require a license. The ce device is vended without the licenses but the clerk can upload the desired features to a server, which correlates the features to licensable components and which returns to the pos the license codes needed to enable the components.
| Display of cross-sell advertisements to a user based on genetics|
Display of cross-sell advertisements to a user, including, but not limited to, in a social genetics network includes: associating genetic data with product and service categories; accessing specific genetic data of a user to obtain a set of product and service categories associated with the genetic data of the user; analyzing non-genetic data of the user, including past purchase history, and analyzing the genetic data of the user to discover correlations in preferences of the user; selecting one or more desired product and service categories from the set of the product and service categories that match the correlations in the preferences of the user; sending a product or service request to at least one advertiser for a cross-sell advertisement relating to the desired product and service categories; and responsive to receiving the cross-sell advertisement from the advertiser, displaying the cross-sell advertisement on an electronic device of the user.. .
| Detection and rescheduling of unaddressed topics with the meeting management system|
A computer software for managing electronic meetings. The meeting management system automatically detects and classifies unaddressed topics.
| Initiating schedule management via radio frequency beacons|
A portable electronic device receives broadcasts from one or more rf beacons to determine a location of a user and communicates with a scheduling server to manage the schedule of a conference room. The portable electronic device receives an address and an application identifier from each rf beacon and opens a scheduling application in response.
| Computer program, method, and system for preparing and conducting product and service demonstrations|
A computer program, method, and system for organizing and conducting product or service demonstrations may be implemented with a computer system operated by or for an agent or other person or entity that organizes product or service demonstrations and a plurality of mobile phones or other portable electronic devices operated by event personnel or other persons who staff or otherwise run the product or service demonstrations. Each mobile phone may be provisioned with an event management program that receives information and data from the computer system, provides instructions and other information to an event personnel using the mobile phone, receives inputs from the event personnel while a product or service demonstration is being performed, and transmits information and data back to the computer system..
| System and method of conducting telemedicine sessions across different geopolitical zones|
A system and method designed to overcome or work with the geopolitical restraints on medical practice that presently hampers the process of conducting physician patient telemedicine sessions across different geopolitical zones such as different states or different countries. The method uses at least one internet server and database, which may optionally reside or have an ip address within in the one or more geopolitical zones where the physician is licensed to practice medicine.
| Clinical monitoring device with time shifting capability|
The present invention is designed to develop research protocols for clinical trials. The invention can track and enhance subject compliance with a research protocol.
| Multi-tiered voice feedback in an electronic device|
This invention is directed to providing voice feedback to a user of an electronic device. Because each electronic device display may include several speakable elements (i.e., elements for which voice feedback is provided), the elements may be ordered.
| Method and system for updating display information based on detected language of a received message|
Systems and methods are provided for processing electronic messages for display in electronic devices. The method comprises receiving a message, detecting a language of the message, and based on the detected language updating local-language parameters.
| System and related method for offering navigation guidance|
A method of providing navigation guidance information to a user of a portable electronic device includes uploading a track file to a server, the track file containing a plurality of waypoints that form a track, adding a plurality of navigation points to the plurality of waypoints to produce a modified track file, the plurality of navigation points providing navigation guidance to the user of the portable electronic device, and the plurality of navigation points containing data for creating a graphical depiction of intersections associated with the turn-by-turn navigation guidance. The method further includes downloading the modified track file to the portable electronic device, and providing bi-directional turn-by-turn navigation guidance to the user of the portable electronic device when the user reaches each of the plurality of navigation points as the user follows the path indicated by the modified track file..
| Magnetic field compensation system and method thereof|
A compass system configured to compensate for electromagnetic interference in a vehicle is provided that includes an electronic device that is sensitive to electromagnetic interference (emi), wherein the electronic device is positioned in a vehicle such that the electronic device receives emi from another accessory in the vehicle, and wherein the electronic device is configured to compensate for the emi, such that the emi field caused by the accessory can be detected and added to existing calibration point while the accessory is powered on.. .
| Audio equipment and wireless electronic device combination system|
An audio equipment and wireless electronic device combination system includes an audio equipment having set therein an audio player system, a wireless electronic device, a data stream connected between the wireless electronic device and the audio player system of the audio equipment using wi-fi (wireless fidelity) or data packet transmission technology. The audio player system includes a cpu for processing the data stream..
| Adaptive watch|
A watch or other type of portable electronic console that employs a number of different functions in order to improve its usability. The watch may, for example, allow a user to connect the watch to one or more remote electronic devices, such as an electronic performance sensor or mp3 player.
| Dynamically creating future routes based on user characteristics|
The various embodiments support athletic training by using a series of real-time positions transmitted by an electronic training device to a server to identify a training segment including at least a portion of the series of positions, transmit training information related to the identified training segment to the electronic training device, and display the training information at the electronic training device. In an embodiment, a string of segments from a current location of the electronic device may be identified based on a previous route and training information related to the string of segments may be transmitted to the electronic training device and displayed at the electronic device.
| Electronically augmented container for storing and interfacing with vapor delivery devices|
The disclosed device and apparatus provides a container for storing and interfacing with fluid vaporization devices, such as electronic cigarettes or fluid cartridges, which integrates computing devices to allow the user to perform many different functions and execute software on the container which enhances and simplifies the user's overall experience with the fluid vaporization devices and provides the user with a variety of different tools which can be used in conjunction with the fluid vaporization devices.. .
| Automated external defibrillator attachment for electronic device|
An automated defibrillator attachment for an electronic device such as a smart phone includes an electronics module, at least two electrodes, and a connector. The at least two electrodes extend from the electronics module for connecting to a patient.
| Organic electronic device and dopant for doping an organic semiconducting matrix material|
An organic electronic device includes a substrate, a first electrode arranged on the substrate, at least a first functional organic layer arranged on the first electrode and a second electrode arranged on the first functional organic layer. The first functional organic layer includes a matrix material and a p-dopant with regard to the matrix material, wherein the p-dopant includes a copper complex containing at least one ligand..
| Compounds containing hydrido-tricyano-borate anions|
The present invention relates to compounds containing hydrido-tricyano-borate anions, their preparation and their use, in particular as part of electrolyte formulations for electrochemical or optoelectronic devices.. .
| Turn-based exchanges|
System of structuring match data updates in multiplayer games includes a plurality of portable electronic devices and a server. Each device may execute a match and store match data.
| Cable assembly with earpiece|
A cable assembly for electronic devices such as cellular telephones and music devices is disclosed. The cable assembly can comprise either one or two earpieces, each of which is configured to be received into the concha of a user's ear.
| Single action sensory prompt interface utilising binary state time domain selection protocol|
A sensory prompted protocol for the manipulation of complex devices such as consumer electronic devices without the necessity of the visual feedback via textual or graphic data on a graphical user interface, wherein the binary state sensor functions change with time rather than placement, so that a user action biases a binary state input, which is correlated to a timed data stream, the correlation indicating the desired action selected by the user.. .
| Techniques for transitioning an electronic device between different selectable power modes|
Techniques are provided which may be implemented in various methods, apparatuses, and/or articles of manufacture for use by a device that is operable in a plurality of modes, including “higher power mode” and a “lower power mode”. In an example implementation, a device that is operable in a plurality of selectable power modes may measure a signal strength value for a signal acquired from a ground-based transmitter, and transition operation to a lower power mode, wherein at least a portion of a receiver used to acquire the signal is disabled, based, at least in part, on: (a) a profile test indicating that the device is within a characterized environment, wherein the profile test is satisfied, at least in part, by the signal strength value; or (b) an indication based, at least in part, on the signal strength value, that the device is in a constrained motion state; or (c) both (a) and (b)..
| In-vehicle entertainment system for providing program source data to a portable electronic device|
An in-vehicle entertainment system that includes a receiver and a server. The receiver receives one or more data streams from one or more broadcasters.
| User identification and location determination in control applications|
A system in which a portable electronic device communicates with an external device to determine a location. Upon determining its location, the portable electronic device transmits this information as well as identifying information to a control processor.
| Electronic device with multiple antenna diversity and related methods|
An electronic device may include a mobile wireless communications device having a first housing, a spatial diversity wireless transceiver carried by the first housing, and a first antenna carried by the first housing and coupled to the spatial diversity wireless transceiver. The electronic device may include an external antenna device having a second housing, and a second antenna carried thereby and configured to be coupled to the spatial diversity wireless transceiver.
| Method and apparatus for performing hands-free profile control, and associated computer program product|
A method and apparatus for performing hands-free profile (hfp) control and associated computer program product are provided. The method is applied to an electronic device.
| Near-field communication authentication|
Various aspects are directed to circuit apparatuses, portable electronic devices, and executable applets pertaining to storing and providing secure access to data. As consistent with one or more embodiments, an apparatus includes a memory circuit that stores executable applet data, a near-field communication (nfc) controller that communicates and receives power via an nfc antenna, and a secure element connected to and powered by the nfc controller circuit (e.g., and operable within a portable device).
| Electrical contact pins for electrically coupling electronic devices, batteries, and/or battery chargers|
An electrical contact pin includes an outer shaft, an inner shaft at least partially received within the outer shaft and slidable relative to the outer shaft, and a rotatable member disposed at a free end of the inner shaft. The rotatable member is rotatable relative to the inner shaft in at least one direction..
| Staggered charging system|
A consumer electronic system for holding and providing power to any number of consumer electronic devices includes any number of cradles in a staggered configuration, such that, displays of consumer electronic devices in each of the cradles are each visible without being substantially blocked by other consumer electronic devices. In one embodiment, the consumer electronic system for holding and providing power comprises multiple sub-systems, each having one or more cradles, such that, the sub-systems are joined to produce a consumer electronic system for holding and providing power to the desired number of possible consumer electronic devices at one time..
| Portable electronic device|
A portable electronic device, for inserting and connecting an electrical connector, includes a housing assembly, an electrical socket disposed in the housing assembly and having a slot, a cover plate and an elastic member. The slot is used for inserting and connecting the electrical connector.
| System interconnect for integrated circuits|
An electronic device for transmitting data is described herein. In some examples, the electronic device includes a package substrate, and a plurality of integrated circuits to be coupled to the package substrate, at least one integrated circuit comprising a topside connector or an edge connector to be coupled to a cable that is to couple to a cable receptacle..
| Debond interconnect structures|
The present subject matter relates to the field of fabricating microelectronic devices. In at least one embodiment, the present subject matter relates to forming an interconnect that has a portion thereof which becomes debonded from the microelectronic device during cooling after attachment to an external device.
| Solid state imaging device, method of producing solid state imaging device, and electronic apparatus|
A solid state imaging device includes: a substrate; a photoelectric conversion unit that is formed on the substrate to generate and accumulate signal charges according to light quantity of incident light; a vertical transmission gate electrode that is formed to be embedded in a groove portion formed in a depth direction from one side face of the substrate according to a depth of the photoelectric conversion unit; and an overflow path that is formed on a bottom portion of the transmission gate to overflow the signal charges accumulated in the photoelectric conversion unit.. .
| Methods for fabricating an optoelectronic device|
The invention relates to methods for fabricating an optoelectronic device, including: directly applying a printing ink composition to a patterning process, wherein the printing ink composition includes (1) at least one compound selected from the group of compounds represented by chemical formula 1, chemical formula 2, chemical formula 3, and mixtures thereof as disclosed herein in an amount of 0.01-90 wt % based on the total weight of the composition and (2) at least one material for an optoelectronic device.. .
| Methods and apparatus for reducing anxiety during travel|
In some embodiments, a system is provided that includes a portable electronic device; and an application executable on the portable electronic device, the application including computer program code that (a) monitors acceleration data during a flight of an airplane; and (b) displays a representation of the acceleration data in relation to a threshold acceleration of the airplane. Numerous other aspects are provided..
| Gas barrier film, manufacturing method for gas barrier film, and electronic device|
Provided are a gas barrier film which has extremely excellent gas barrier performance and high durability, a manufacturing method thereof, and an electronic device using the same. The gas barrier film having at least two gas barrier layers which contain at least si, o and n and are laminated on a substrate, in which the total thicknesswise composition distribution of the gas barrier layers includes both a thicknesswise continuous region which has a thickness of 20 nm or more and satisfies the following composition range (a) and a thicknesswise continuous region which has a thickness of 50 nm or more and satisfies the following composition range (b) in this order from the substrate side.
| Pattern forming method, method for manufacturing electronic device by using the same, and electronic device|
There is provided a pattern forming method for forming hole patterns in a substrate, comprising pattern forming steps each including, in order, the steps (1) to (6): (1) forming a resist film on the substrate by using a chemical amplification resist composition containing (a) a resin capable of increasing the polarity by the action of an acid to decrease the solubility for an organic solvent-containing developer and (b) a compound capable of generating an acid upon irradiation with an actinic ray or radiation; (2) exposing the resist film to form a first line-and-space latent image; (3) exposing the resist film to form a second line-and-space latent image; (4) developing the resist film by using an organic solvent-containing developer to form a hole pattern group in the resist film; (5) applying an etching treatment to the substrate with the resist film; and (6) removing the resist film.. .