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Date/App# patent app List of recent Electronic-related patents
07/21/16
20160212893 
 Cases having selectable rf shielding patent thumbnailnew patent Cases having selectable rf shielding
Device cases with selectable rf shielding are described. Some implementations can include a case for an electronic device.

07/21/16
20160212891 
 Anechoic chamber box for storing electronic apparatus patent thumbnailnew patent Anechoic chamber box for storing electronic apparatus
Both a forward direction and a rearward direction of storage racks 20-1 and 20-2 are set to be opening portions 23 and intake and exhaust ducts 61-1, 61-2, 62-1 and 62-2 are provided on doors 11a and 11b in the forward direction and the rearward direction of a storage container 10. Consequently, a ventilation passage linked to an outside from a wall surface in the forward direction of the storage container 10 via a wall surface in the rearward direction is formed for each of storage shelves 31-i and 32-i of the storage racks 20-1 and 20-2 so that heat generated from an electronic apparatus can be efficiently discharged to an outside of the storage container 10, and furthermore, the storage container 10 itself is configured to be isolated electrically by a radio wave absorber so that a function of an anechoic chamber can also be ensured..
Ntt Resonant Technology Inc.


07/21/16
20160212889 
 Flexible thermal conduit for an electronic device patent thumbnailnew patent Flexible thermal conduit for an electronic device
A flexible thermal conduit runs from a first housing portion of an electronic device to a second housing portion of the electronic device, to convey heat generated by an electronic component located in the first housing portion to a heat dissipation structure located in the second housing portion, where the second housing portion is flexibly coupled to the first housing portion, for example, by a hinge or other type of joint. The flexible conduit may include a plurality of layers of thin, flat thermally conductive material, which may be arranged to flex independently of each other in the region where the first and second housing portions are coupled..

07/21/16
20160212879 
 Heat dissipation structure for an electronic device patent thumbnailnew patent Heat dissipation structure for an electronic device
A flexible thermal conduit runs from a first housing portion of an electronic device to a second housing portion of the electronic device, to convey heat generated by an electronic component located in the first housing portion to a heat dissipation structure located in the second housing portion, where the second housing portion is flexibly coupled to the first housing portion, for example, by a hinge or other type of joint. The flexible conduit may include a plurality of layers of thin, flat thermally conductive material, which may be arranged to flex independently of each other in the region where the first and second housing portions are coupled..

07/21/16
20160212872 
 Insert molding around glass members for portable electronic devices patent thumbnailnew patent Insert molding around glass members for portable electronic devices
An electronic device having an enclosure formed from at least one glass cover and a peripheral structure formed adjacent the periphery of the glass cover is disclosed. The peripheral structure can be secured adjacent to the glass cover with an adhesive.
Apple Inc.


07/21/16
20160212870 
 Molded casing, mold assembly and forming method patent thumbnailnew patent Molded casing, mold assembly and forming method
A molded casing suitable for a handheld electronic device is provided. The handheld electronic device includes a body and the molded casing, and at least one part of the body is covered with the molded casing.
Htc Corporation


07/21/16
20160212869 
 Device mounting system with locking lever patent thumbnailnew patent Device mounting system with locking lever
A mounting system for removably mounting a portable electronic device to an object comprises a base, a mount, and a locking component. The base includes a central aperture and connects to an object on which the portable electronic device will be mounted.
Garmin Switzerland Gmbh


07/21/16
20160212868 
 Housing for an electronic device and electronic device patent thumbnailnew patent Housing for an electronic device and electronic device
A housing for an electronic device includes a double-walled frame, wherein the double-walled frame substantially includes a first wall and a second wall, where the first wall forms an outer wall here, where the first wall is formed in two parts, where a first wall part of the first wall and a second wall part of the first wall are arranged relative to one another such that with a force acting on the frame from the outside, the first wall part can be shifted over the second wall part by overcoming a frictional force that is present between the two wall parts.. .
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft


07/21/16
20160212866 
 Handle structure and electronic apparatus having same handle structure patent thumbnailnew patent Handle structure and electronic apparatus having same handle structure
A handle structure and an electronic apparatus having the handle structure are provided. A housing of the electronic apparatus has a receiving groove adjacent to one side of the electronic apparatus.
Wistron Corporation


07/21/16
20160212849 
 Electronic  manufacturing the same patent thumbnailnew patent Electronic manufacturing the same
And a method for manufacturing an electronic apparatus, the method includes: forming solder on a first electrode of a first component, the solder including a phase containing in, ag, and cu, the phase being dispersed in the solder.. .

07/21/16
20160212846 
new patent

Copper foil provided with carrier, laminate, printed wiring board, electronic device, and fabricating printed wiring board


Provided is a copper foil provided with a carrier which enables to form an extremely fine circuit and to suppress the disconnection of a circuit well. A copper foil provided with a carrier having, in order, an intermediate layer and an ultrathin copper layer on one side or both sides of the carrier, wherein the ultrathin copper layer is an electrolytic copper layer; and the thickness of the ultrathin copper layer measured by using a gravimetric method is 1.5 μm or less and the number of pinholes in the ultrathin copper layer is 0 pinholes/m2 or more and 5 pinholes/m2 or less..
Jx Nippon Mining & Metals Corporation


07/21/16
20160212841 
new patent

Systems, structures and materials for electronic device cooling


An electronic device having one or more components that generate heat during operation includes a structure for temperature management and heat dissipation. The structure for temperature management and heat dissipation comprises a heat transfer substrate having a surface that is in thermal communication with the ambient environment and a temperature management material in physical contact with at least a portion of the one or more components of the electronic device and at least a portion of the heat transfer substrate.
Outlast Technologies, Llc


07/21/16
20160212836 
new patent

Surface-treated metal material, metal foil with carrier, connector, terminal, laminate, shielding tape, shielding material, printed wiring board, processed metal member, electronic device, and manufacturing printed wiring board


A surface-treated metal material good in heat absorbency and heat releasability is provided. The surface-treated metal material has a heat conductivity of 32 w/(m·k) or higher; and a color difference Δl based on jis z8730 of the surface thereof satisfying Δl≦−40..
Jx Nippon Mining & Metals Corporation


07/21/16
20160212831 
new patent

System for remotely controlling a controllable device


A system (100, 102) for remotely controlling a controllable device (110), the controllable device comprising a receiver (112) configured to receive a digital command, the controllable device being configured to modify an aspect of the controllable device in response to receiving the digital command, a mobile controller (120), the mobile controller comprising a tag reader (122) configured to connect directly to an electronic tag over a first wireless channel (152) and to receive information from the tag identifying the controllable device (110), and a sender (124) configured to wirelessly send the digital command to the controllable device over a second wireless channel (154) using the information identifying the controllable device, and an access control module (130) configured to selectively allow or block the mobile controller to control the controllable device through the digital command, the access control module being configured to allow the mobile controller to control the controllable device within a control period, the control period starting upon the tag reader wirelessly connecting to the electronic tag and terminating when a control release condition is satisfied.. .
Koninklijke Philips N.v.


07/21/16
20160212825 
new patent

Electronic device and circuit module thereof


A circuit module includes a board, a boosting circuit, a processing and a plasma tube. The board is for connecting with a circuit board device with opposite thicknesswise sides.
Avexir Technologies Corporation


07/21/16
20160212824 
new patent

Electronic device and circuit module thereof


An electronic device and circuit module thereof is provided. The circuit module includes a board, a boosting circuit and a plasma tube.
Avexir Technologies Corporation


07/21/16
20160212823 
new patent

Electronic device and bonding the same


An electronic device including a first electronic component including a first pad unit, a second electronic component electrically connected to the first electronic component, the second electronic component including a second pad unit connected to the first pad unit, and a conductive adhesion film that couples the first pad unit to the second pad unit. The conductive adhesion film includes an adhesion resin layer, a conductive ball dispersed in the adhesion resin layer, and a curing agent capsule dispersed in the adhesion resin layer, the curing agent capsule including a curing initiator and a tube that seals the curing initiator..
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160212796 
new patent

System and projecting a displayed image of an electronic device through networking


A system for projecting a displayed image of an electronic device through networking, applied to a conference room having at least one wi-fi ap, includes at least one electronic device, at least one usb flash drive and a receiving module. The electronic device further has a screen, a wireless network module and an identity.
Awind Inc.


07/21/16
20160212718 
new patent

Synchronization wireless communication between electronic devices


The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for synchronization between electronic devices and, more particularly, to a synchronization method and apparatus for wireless communication between electronic devices. As a synchronization method for an electronic device performing wireless communication with other electronic devices, the method may include: checking, when two or more reference synchronization signals are received within a preset period, whether the received reference synchronization signals are synchronized; determining, when the received reference synchronization signals are not synchronized, to operate as a device sending a reference synchronization signal of a class lower than or equal to that of the lowest class reference synchronization signal among the received reference synchronization signals; sending a reference synchronization signal at a preset time in a synchronization frame designed to preserve temporal orthogonality between classes; and performing synchronization between reference synchronization signals in cooperation with different devices having sent reference synchronization signals..
Samsung Electronics, Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160212708 
new patent

Method and reducing power consumption of electronic device


A method, an apparatus, and a system are disclosed, which can reduce power consumption of an electronic device by allowing a communication relay device, to which the electronic device is connected, to perform an operation of the electronic device corresponding to waking up from a sleep mode according to a system timer cycle to identify paging and performing channel monitoring on behalf of the electronic device. A method of reducing power consumption of an electronic device may include: making a connection between the electronic device and a communication relay device; transmitting forwarding information to the communication relay device in response to the connection with the communication relay device by the electronic device; notifying of entry into a sleep mode to the communication relay device and entering the sleep mode by the electronic device; performing channel monitoring for the electronic device in response to the notification of the entry of the electronic device into the sleep mode by the communication relay device; waking up the electronic device when detecting paging corresponding to the electronic device by the communication relay device; and processing the paging in response to the waking-up of the communication relay device by the electronic device..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160212692 
new patent

Method for establishing wireless lan communication connection and electronic device therefor


The present invention relates to a method for establishing a wireless lan (wlan) communication connection and an electronic device therefore. The method for establishing a wlan communication connection in a device may comprise the steps of: receiving a probe request message from another device; and selectively transmitting a response signal in response to the probe request on the basis of at least one of information included in the received probe request message and internal information of the device..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160212574 
new patent

Information processing system and communication method


An information processing system includes a mobile terminal including an electric wave receiving unit configured to receive an electric wave that includes belonging information of an electronic apparatus sent by a short range wireless communication, and an electronic apparatus display unit configured to receive a selection of the belonging information from a user, and request the information processing apparatus to perform a use start of the at least one electronic apparatus, the information processing apparatus including an information administration unit configured to read the information from a memory unit, which stores the belonging information and the at least one electronic apparatus, in response to the request from the mobile terminal to send the information, and return the read information to the mobile terminal, and an apparatus connection administration unit configured to request the at least one electronic apparatus to start a preparation of the use start.. .
Ricoh Company, Ltd.


07/21/16
20160212540 
new patent

Loudspeaker diaphragm, and loudspeaker, electronic device and mobile device including the diaphragm


A loudspeaker diaphragm includes a base layer and a coating layer. The base layer contains natural fibers.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160212533 
new patent

System and bass enhancement


A system and method for enhancing the real and/or perceived bass band of an audio signal is disclosed. A computationally simple yet effective bass band enhancement system for use in consumer electronics applications is disclosed.

07/21/16
20160212520 
new patent

Retractable storage system for handheld electronic device


A retractable storage system for a handheld electronic device has a protective housing member operative shaped and sized to bound the handheld electronic device and enable wrapping around the handheld electronic device. A charging station structured on the housing member has an aperture to arrest, dispense, charge and store an accessory item of the handheld electronic device.
Hybrid Skillz Inc.


07/21/16
20160212518 
new patent

Electronic device housing


An electronic device housing includes an outer casing, a microphone, and a recess in the outer casing proximate to the microphone. A base of the recess has a first adhesive portion and an adjacent first non-adhesive portion, and a hole is defined in the first non-adhesive portion and the recess.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160212516 
new patent

Exterior cover with speaker


The present disclosure provides an exterior cover of an electronic device including a cover that protects a display of the electronic device. The cover may include one or more speakers.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160212509 
new patent

Electronic devices, methods, and computer program products for detecting a tag having a sensor associated therewith and receiving sensor information therefrom


An electronic device is operated by detecting a tag having a sensor associated therewith and being configured to transmit information over a defined distance using a short range wireless protocol, and receiving sensor information transmitted by the tag over the communication link.. .
Sony Mobile Communications Inc.


07/21/16
20160212489 
new patent

Method, electronic device, and computer program product


According to one embodiment, a method performed by an electronic device includes: receiving first information on programs of a plurality of first channels via a broadcast signal; receiving second information on programs of a plurality of second channels from a server on a network; and outputting a list when the electronic device is connected to the network and one or more third channels common to the first channels and the second channels are present. The list includes: information on programs of the third channels in the second information; and information on programs of fourth channels other than the third channels in the first information..
Toshiba Lifestyle Products & Services Corporation


07/21/16
20160212486 
new patent

Video displaying method, video decoding method and electronic system applying the method


A video displaying method, applied to an electronic apparatus comprising a first display, comprising: (a) selecting a plurality of video contents from a plurality of candidate video contents; and (b) simultaneously displaying selected video contents selected in the step (a), respectively in sub-windows on the first display. Related video decoding methods are also disclosed..
Mediatek Inc.


07/21/16
20160212477 
new patent

Electronic apparatus and display method by electronic apparatus


According to one embodiment, a genre classification unit is provided to classify a plurality of programs based on genres with reference to program information. Further, a day classification unit is provided to classify the classified programs based on broadcast days.
Toshiba Lifestyle Products & Services Corporation


07/21/16
20160212447 
new patent

Method for managing decoded picture buffer (dpb) in a multi-view video coding (mvc) decoder


Managing a decoded picture buffer (dpb) in a multi-view video coding (mvc) decoder is provided by detecting a trailing picture after an anchor picture in a base view, marking one or more reference pictures prior to the anchor picture as unused for reference in base view and one or more non-base views, transmitting the one or more marked reference pictures to an electronic device for post-processing, determining that the one or more reference pictures are displayed, and releasing the one or more pictures from the dpb in the base view and the one or more non-base views, once the one or more pictures are displayed and if those pictures are marked as unused for reference.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160212413 
new patent

Fine-coarse autostereoscopic display


A device may have a display with an array of pixels for displaying three-dimensional images for a viewer. Each pixel may have an array of subpixels and associated lens structures.
Apple Inc.


07/21/16
20160212392 
new patent

Projection method and electronic device


A projection method of an electronic device, the electronic device has projection module. The method includes: detecting motion information of the electronic device to obtain a motion parameter; determining whether the motion parameter meets a predetermined condition; and adjusting an operating state of the projection module to match a motion state of the electronic device if the motion parameter meets the predetermined condition..
Lenovo (beijing) Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160212357 
new patent

Method for performing preview control in an electronic device, and associated apparatus


A method for performing preview control in an electronic device and an associated apparatus are provided, where the method may include the steps of: obtaining a specific preview image from a camera module of the electronic device, and obtaining a specific focus-related parameter corresponding to the specific preview image, wherein the specific focus-related parameter is related to focus control of the camera module; determining a specific resize parameter corresponding to the specific preview image according to a predetermined relationship between the specific resize parameter and the specific focus-related parameter; and performing a resize operation on the specific preview image according to the specific resize parameter, to control the specific preview image to be displayed in a quasi-scale-invariant manner with respect to a plurality of preview images.. .
Mediatek Inc.


07/21/16
20160212343 
new patent

Solid-state imaging device, driving method, and electronic apparatus


Disclosed is a solid-state imaging device including a pixel array, two vertical scanning circuits, and a control part. The pixel array has a plurality of pixels arranged in a two-dimensional matrix form.
Sony Corporation


07/21/16
20160212339 
new patent

Method and capturing images


A method comprising: generating, by an electronic device, a plurality of frames; combining the plurality of frames to produce a combined frame; and adjusting, by the electronic device, a size of the combined frame based on a subject depicted in the combined frame.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160212330 
new patent

Image processing method, image processing device, and electronic device


An image processing method, an image processing device, and an electronic device are provided according to embodiments of the disclosure. The image processing method is applied to an electronic device including a lens and an image sensor.
Lenovo (beijing) Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160212317 
new patent

3d ir illumination for iris authentication


A system and method for iris authentication in an electronic device employ a presence detection sensor to detect when a user is close to the device. Thereafter, an array of gesture recognition ir (infrared) leds (light emitting diodes) on the device are activated, and the reflections thereof are used to determine the distance and location of the user from the electronic device.
Motorola Mobility Llc


07/21/16
20160212311 
new patent

Camera lens structures and display structures for electronic devices


A camera may be mounted under a display in an electronic device. The display may include a polarizer layer, a color filter layer, and a thin-film-transistor layer.
Apple Inc.


07/21/16
20160212256 
new patent

Electronic device and control the same


An electronic device includes a transparent display, a display controller; configured to control the transparent display to display content; a first adjustable optical panel, arranged on a first surface of the transparent display; and an adjustable optical panel controller, configured to control states of the first adjustable optical panel, wherein the first adjustable optical panel is transparent in a first state and the first adjustable optical panel is non-transparent in a second state.. .
Lenovo (beijing) Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160212210 
new patent

Electronic device with calendaring capabilities


Systems and methods for providing an electronic calendar (“ec”). The methods comprise: generating a first ec by a first electronic device (“ed”) used by a first person; performing network-based communication operations between the first ed and a second ed to obtain first calendar information (“ci”) associated with a second ec maintained by the second ed that is used by a second person and remote from the first ed; performing operations by the first ed to select a first scheduled event (“se”) specified by the first ci based on a first pre-defined criteria; generating second ci by modifying a portion of the first ci associated with the first se which was previously selected to comply with a second pre-defined criteria that is different than the first pre-defined criteria; and transforming the first ec into a consolidated ec by merging the second ci with third ci associated with the first ec..

07/21/16
20160212190 
new patent

Method and transmitting and receiving data


A method and apparatus for transmitting/receiving multimedia data in the form of divided data segments. The data transmission method of the present disclosure includes detecting a multimedia data transmission request, segmenting multimedia data into data segments according to a predetermined condition in response to the multimedia data transmission request, and transmitting the data segments selectively or as a whole.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160212151 
new patent

Service provision method


A service providing method using a server that controls an electronic device from a terminal through a network, includes a first registration step of registering first path information indicating a connection relationship between the electronic device and a relay, and user information indicating an owner of the electronic device, which are transmitted from the terminal, in association with each other; a path acquisition step of acquiring second path information indicating a connection relationship between the electronic device and the relay, from service information transmitted from the electronic device; a service information acquisition step of acquiring service information that the electronic device holds; a comparison step of comparing the first path information with the second path information; and a providing step of providing the service information to the terminal, if the comparison result is inconsistent, in the comparison step.. .
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160212091 
new patent

Managing messaging sessions among multiple participants


A method of managing a multi participant messaging session among session participants. The method comprises detecting electronic mails and instant messaging (im) messages exchanged among session participants participating during a multi participant messaging session, accessing a repository that manages for each of the session participants a user preference profile defining a preferred messaging protocol selected from an email protocol and an im protocol, identifying, using the repository, first and second groups of the session participants, each member of the first group has an email protocol as the preferred messaging protocol and each member of the second group has an im protocol as the preferred messaging protocol, formatting the electronic mails such that email content thereof is sent according to the email protocol to each member of the first group, and forwarding the email content for distribution according to the im protocol for each member of the second group..
Pecan Technologies Inc


07/21/16
20160212080 
new patent

System, method and computer readable medium for processing unsolicited electronic mail


An internet service provider (isp) is configured to analyze a subscriber's sent e-mail packets to determine a subscriber identity associated with the e-mail packets. A database is then queried to determine a current sending rate of e-mails by the subscriber.
Perftech, Inc.


07/21/16
20160212057 
new patent

Method and device for transmitting data in electronic device


The disclosure relates to a method of transmitting data in various types of electronic devices that are connected to the internet of things (iot). An electronic device, according to an example of the disclosure, may include an additional storage device in addition to a buffer that stores data packets for created or collected information in order to minimize or reduce the loss of the information.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160211889 
new patent

Stackable, magnetically-retained connector interface


A stackable connector interface with magnetic retention for electronic devices and accessories can allow power and data to be transferred between one or more stacked connectors. Each interconnected stackable connector may include one or more magnetic elements, which magnetic elements may have poles arranged to facilitate mating with other stackable connectors.
Apple Inc.


07/21/16
20160211877 
new patent

Customizable device case


A protective case for a portable electronic device includes a rigid plastic frame bonded to a stretchable rubber cover and a back panel insert that can be removably inserted into a pocket in the rear of the stretchable rubber cover and plastic frame. To position a device in the case, the device is simply inserted into the front opening of the rigid plastic frame and stretchable rubber cover such that the edges of the stretchable cover stretch over the device and secure the device in the case.
Griffin Technology, Inc.


07/21/16
20160211875 
new patent

Banded holder with cradle


This disclosure relates generally to an apparatus for retaining a portable electronic device on the body of a user. The apparatus includes a cradle with at least two securing regions that stretch to retain portions of front, back, and side portions of an electronic device.
Otter Products, Llc


07/21/16
20160211860 
new patent

D/a conversion circuit, oscillator, electronic apparatus, and moving object


A d/a conversion circuit includes a plurality of resistors that are connected to each other in series, and a plurality of mos transistors that are connected to terminals of the plurality of resistors, respectively. The plurality of resistors and the plurality of mos transistors are formed on a semiconductor substrate.
Seiko Epson Corporation


07/21/16
20160211859 
new patent

D/a conversion circuit, oscillator, electronic apparatus, and moving object


A d/a conversion circuit includes a plurality of resistors connected to each other in series, a plurality of mos transistors connected to each other so as to correspond to a plurality of contacts, and a plurality of dummy electrodes respectively disposed on sides opposite to the plurality of mos transistors with a resistive element interposed therebetween when seen in a plan view of a semiconductor substrate. Each of the dummy electrodes is set to be in a second potential state when a gate electrode of the mos transistor disposed on a side opposite thereto with the resistive element interposed therebetween is in a first potential state, and is set to be in a first potential state when the gate electrode of the mos transistor is in a second potential state..
Seiko Epson Corporation


07/21/16
20160211853 
new patent

Oscillator, electronic apparatus, and moving object


An oscillator includes a control voltage generator that generates a control voltage between a first reference voltage and a second reference voltage with a digital signal, and a voltage controlled oscillation circuit that outputs a signal at a frequency in response to the control voltage. The control voltage generator includes a first d/a conversion circuit of resistor voltage-dividing type that generates a voltage between the first reference voltage and the second reference voltage..
Seiko Epson Corporation


07/21/16
20160211827 
new patent

Resonator element, resonator, oscillator, electronic apparatus, and moving object


A resonator element includes a thick section, a middle section and a thin section, in which at least the thick section performs thickness shear vibration, in which a first step difference is provided at a boundary between the thick section and the middle section, and a second step difference is provided at a boundary between the middle section and the thin section, on one side of a direction of the thickness shear vibration, in which a first antinode of flexural vibration is located between the first step difference and the second step difference, and in which, a distance between the first antinode and the first step difference is indicated by d1, a distance between the first antinode and the second step difference is indicated by d2, and a wavelength of the flexural vibration is indicated by λ, a relationship of 0≦d1≦λ/8 and 0≦d2≦λ/8 is satisfied.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation


07/21/16
20160211817 
new patent

System and dynamically adapting playback volume on an electronic device


Method of dynamically adapting playback volume on electronic device starts with processor receiving first user input and first portion of audio content. First user input signals to device to increase or decrease volume of sound output.
Apple Inc.


07/21/16
20160211705 
new patent

Method and system for wireless battery charging utilizing ultrasonic transducer array based beamforming


An ultrasound power transmitter comprising a transmit ultrasonic transducer array has a plurality of transmit ultrasonic transducers. The ultrasound power transmitter activates a set of transmit ultrasonic transducers in close proximity of an electronic device to be arranged to beam ultrasound energy to the electronic device.
Golba Llc


07/21/16
20160211696 
new patent

Wireless charging device


A wireless charging device for wirelessly transmitting electric power to an electronic device includes a housing, a system board within the housing and including a power amplifier, a shield-can within the housing with a separation distance between a top of the housing and a top of the shield can, a transmission resonator between the top of the housing and the top of the shield-can for simultaneously generating a vertical magnetic field and a horizontal magnetic field, and a sheet provided between the shield-can and the transmission resonator for shielding the system board and the transmission resonator from each other's electromagnetic fields, wherein the electromagnetic fields comprise the vertical magnetic field and the horizontal magnetic field generated by the transmission resonator and an electromagnetic field generated by the system board.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160211691 
new patent

Method and performing system power management


A method and an apparatus for performing charging port detection control are provided, where the method is applied to an electronic device, a communication port of the electronic device has a functionality of obtaining power from an external power source for the electronic device, and a power path switching unit of the electronic device is arranged to control electrical connection between a system within the electronic device and a battery of the electronic device. The method may include the steps of: performing charging port detection; and control operation(s) according to the charging port detection.
Mediatek Inc.


07/21/16
20160211689 
new patent

Charging apparatus, power supply component and rack module


A charging apparatus is for charging an electronic device and accommodating an electronic device and a power cable connected to the electronic device, the power cable has a transformer. The charging apparatus includes a case body, a partition member and a power supply component.
Aver Information Inc.


07/21/16
20160211687 
new patent

Charging apparatus, charging device and cable management member


A charging device is for charging at least one electronic device and fixing a cable which is connected to the at least one electronic device. The charging device includes a tray, a power supply part, at least one partition member and at least one cable management member.
Aver Information Inc.


07/21/16
20160211683 
new patent

Usb power supply


A power supply system effective to provide power to a plurality of different personal electronic devices includes a source of ac or dc power, a power converter effective to convert the ac or dc power to a useable voltage and amperage, a remote power outlet or a plurality of remote power outlets each configured to receive one or more connectors and a signal decoder. The signal decoder determines the requirements of a connected one of the personal entertainment devices and personal computing devices and apply the requirements to the power outlet for powering the device..
Astronics Advanced Electronic Systems Corp.


07/21/16
20160211656 
new patent

Motherboard and electronic device using the same


A motherboard includes a power module, a display module, a control module, and a protection module. The protection module is coupled to the power module, the display module, and the control module.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160211619 
new patent

Electrostatic discharge for electronic device coupling


In one example an electronic device comprises a housing. A receptacle in the housing comprising an opening at a distal end to receive a plug and an electrostatic conductor assembly positioned proximate the opening in the receptacle, wherein the electrostatic conductor assembly is coupled to a dedicated electrical discharge path.
Intel Corporation


07/21/16
20160211586 
new patent

Antenna apparatus and electronic device having same


According to embodiments of the present invention, an antenna apparatus and an electronic device having the same are provided with a circuit board comprising a plurality of layers; and a plurality of via-holes formed in the plurality of layers, wherein the plurality of via-holes in one layer are arranged in one direction (“horizontal direction”) and the plurality of via-holes respectively line up with a plurality of via-holes in another layer, thereby forming a grid-type radiation member. The antenna apparatus and the electronic device having the same according to the present invention can be realized through various different embodiments..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160211571 
new patent

Electronic device having antenna structure


An electronic device has a front side and a rear side opposite to each other and includes a back cover and an antenna structure. The back cover is disposed at the rear side.
Wistron Neweb Corp.


07/21/16
20160211570 
new patent

Tunable antenna with slot-based parasitic element


electronic devices may be provided that contain wireless communications circuitry. The wireless communications circuitry may include radio-frequency transceiver circuitry and antenna structures.
Apple Inc.


07/21/16
20160211566 
new patent

Signal transmission system, connector apparatus, electronic device, and signal transmission method


A signal transmission system including: a first connector apparatus, and a second connector apparatus that is coupled with the first connector apparatus. The first connector apparatus and the second connector apparatus are coupled together to form an electromagnetic field coupling unit, and a transmission object signal is converted into a radio signal, which is then transmitted through the electromagnetic field coupling unit, between the first connector apparatus and the second connector apparatus..
Sony Corporation


07/21/16
20160211466 
new patent

Organic electroluminescent element and electronic device


An organic electroluminescence device includes: an anode; an emitting layer; and a cathode, the emitting layer containing a first material and a second material represented by a formula (21) below. The first material has a singlet energy larger than a singlet energy of the second material..
Idemitsu Kosan Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160211465 
new patent

Compound for organic photoelectric device and organic photoelectric device, image sensor, and electronic device including the same


A compound is selected from the compound represented by chemical formula 1a, the compound represented by chemical formula 1b, and a mixture thereof.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160211462 
new patent

Organic electroluminescent element, material for organic electroluminescent elements, and electronic device


An organic electroluminescence device includes an anode, an emitting layer and a cathode, in which the emitting layer includes a first compound and a second compound. The first compound is a compound represented by a formula (1) below and the second compound is a fluorescent compound..
Idemirsu Kosan Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160211461 
new patent

Electronic or optoelectronic device comprising an anchored thin molecular layer, process for its preparation and compound used therein


electronic and optoelectronic devices are provided that may include at least one inorganic surface covered at least partly by an organic layer. The organic layer may include a compound having at least one anchor group anchoring the compound to the inorganic surface, at least one functional moiety, and at least one methylidenyl group.
Novaled Gmbh


07/21/16
20160211455 
new patent

Semiconducting material comprising a phosphine oxide matrix and metal salt


Also provided are electronic devices comprising a cathode, an anode and the semiconducting material comprising a phosphorous-containing compound arranged between the cathode and the anode. Furthermore, a compound and an electronic device are disclosed..

07/21/16
20160211421 
new patent

Optoelectronic device


An optoelectronic device includes a carrier, a housing, and a radiation source that emits electromagnetic radiation arranged on the carrier, wherein the housing is fixed to the carrier by a glue layer, the glue layer is arranged between a first face of the housing and a second face of the carrier, the first face of the housing and the second face of the carrier are arranged at an inclination angle to each other, a distance between the first face and the second face increases from an outer rim in a direction to a middle area of the carrier, and a thickness of the glue layer increases at least partially from the outer rim in the direction to the middle area of the carrier.. .
Osram Opto Semiconductors Gmbh


07/21/16
20160211411 
new patent

High efficiency ultraviolet light emitting diode with band structure potential fluctuations


A method of growing an algan semiconductor material utilizes an excess of ga above the stoichiometric amount typically used. The excess ga results in the formation of band structure potential fluctuations that improve the efficiency of radiative recombination and increase light generation of optoelectronic devices, in particular ultraviolet light emitting diodes, made using the method.
Trustees Of Boston University


07/21/16
20160211378 
new patent

Semiconductor device, fabricating the same, and memory system including the semiconductor device


Semiconductor device, method for fabricating the same and electronic devices including the semiconductor device are provided. The semiconductor device comprises an interlayer insulating layer formed on a substrate and including a trench, a gate electrode formed in the trench, a first gate spacer formed on a side wall of the gate electrode to have an l shape, a second gate spacer formed on the first gate spacer to have an l shape and having a dielectric constant lower than that of silicon nitride, and a third spacer formed on the second gate spacer..

07/21/16
20160211320 
new patent

Semiconductor device, related manufacturing method, and related electronic device


A semiconductor device may include the following elements: a first doped portion; a second doped portion; an enclosing member, which encloses both the first doped portion and the second doped portion; a first barrier, which directly contacts the first doped portion; a second barrier, which directly contacts the second doped portion; a dielectric member, which is positioned between the first barrier and the second barrier and directly contacts each of the first barrier and the second barrier; a third barrier, which directly contacts the first doped portion; and a device component, wherein a portion of the device component is positioned between the dielectric member and the third barrier.. .
Semiconductor Manufacturing International (shanghai) Corporation


07/21/16
20160211315 
new patent

Electro-optical device, driving electro-optical device, and electronic apparatus


A pixel circuit includes a driving transistor, a switching transistor, and a light emitting element, and the light emitting elements are formed on a semiconductor substrate. A first substrate potential is supplied to the switching transistor, and a second substrate potential, different from the first substrate potential, is supplied to the driving transistor..
Seiko Epson Corporation


07/21/16
20160211304 
new patent

Solid-state imaging device and electronic apparatus


A solid-state imaging device includes a semiconductor layer on which a plurality of pixels are arranged along a light-receiving surface being a main surface of the semiconductor layer, photoelectric conversion units provided for the respective pixels in the semiconductor layer, and a trench element isolation area formed by providing an insulating layer in a trench pattern formed on a light-receiving surface side of the semiconductor layer, the trench element isolation area being provided at a position displaced from a pixel boundary between the pixels.. .
Sony Corporation


07/21/16
20160211303 
new patent

Solid-state imaging device, manufacturing method thereof, and electronic apparatus


A solid-state imaging device includes a plurality of photoelectric conversion portions each provided in a semiconductor substrate and receives incident light through a light sensing surface, and a pixel separation portion provided to electrically separate a plurality of pixels. At least a pinning layer and a light shielding layer are provided in an inner portion of a trench provided on a side portion of each of the photoelectric conversion portions in an incident surface side, the trench includes a first trench and a second trench formed to be wider than the first trench in a portion shallower than the first trench, the pinning layer is formed in an inner portion of the first trench to cover an inside surface of the second trench, and the light shielding layer is formed to bury an inner portion of the second trench at least via the pinning layer..
Sony Corporation


07/21/16
20160211300 
new patent

Semiconductor integrated circuit, electronic device, solid-state imaging apparatus, and imaging apparatus


A semiconductor integrated circuit includes a first semiconductor substrate in which a part of an analog circuit is formed between the analog circuit and a digital circuit which subjects an analog output signal output from the analog circuit to digital conversion; a second semiconductor substrate in which the remaining part of the analog circuit and the digital circuit are formed; and a substrate connection portion which connects the first and second semiconductor substrates to each other. The substrate connection portion transmits an analog signal which is generated by a part of the analog circuit of the first semiconductor substrate to the second semiconductor substrate..
Sony Corporation


07/21/16
20160211298 
new patent

Semiconductor device, manufacturing method thereof, solid-state imaging device, and electronic apparatus


A method of manufacturing a semiconductor device includes bonding a first semiconductor wafer including a first substrate and a first insulating layer formed to contact one surface of the first substrate, and a second semiconductor wafer including a second substrate and a second insulating layer, forming a third insulating layer, performing etching so that the second insulating layer remains on a second wiring layer, forming a first connection hole, forming an insulating film on the first connection hole, performing etching of the second insulating layer and the insulating film, forming a second connection hole, and forming a first via formed in inner portions of the connection holes and connected to the second wiring layer, wherein a diameter of the first connection hole formed on the other surface of the first substrate is greater than a diameter of the first connection hole formed on the third insulating layer.. .
Sony Corporation


07/21/16
20160211296 
new patent

Semiconductor device, solid state imaging element, and electronic apparatus


The present disclosure relates to a semiconductor device, a solid state imaging element, and an electronic apparatus in which the adverse effect due to hot carrier luminescence can be suppressed. In them, an element formation unit in which a plurality of elements are formed and an interconnection unit in which interconnections connecting elements are formed are stacked.
Sony Corporation


07/21/16
20160211289 
new patent

Solid-state imaging device and manufacturing the same, and electronic apparatus


A trench is formed between pds so as to be opened to a light receiving surface side of a semiconductor substrate on which a plurality of the pds, each of which receives light to generate charges, are formed, an insulating film is embedded in the trench and the insulating film is laminated on a back surface side of the semiconductor substrate. Then, a light shielding portion is formed so as to be laminated on the insulating film and to have a convex shape protruding to the semiconductor substrate at a location corresponding to the trench.

07/21/16
20160211288 
new patent

Solid-state imaging device, manufacturing solid-state imaging device, and electronic device


The present technology relates to a solid-state imaging device, manufacturing method of a solid-state imaging device, and an electronic device, which can provide a solid-state imaging device having further improved features such as reduced optical color mixing and the like. Also, an electronic device using the solid-state imaging device thereof is provided.
Sony Corporation


07/21/16
20160211285 
new patent

Image sensor with solar cell function and electronic device thereof


A unit pixel element that acts as an image sensor or a solar cell according to the present invention comprises a photo detector that drives a photocurrent flow, induced by light incident onto the gate, along the channel between the source and the drain; a first switch that is wired and switched on or switched off between the source terminal of the photo detector and the first solar cell bus; and a second switch that is wired and switched on or switched off between the gate terminal of the photo detector and the second solar cell bus, and features a function of light energy harvesting and high-efficiency photoelectric conversion that generates and supplies effective electric power.. .

07/21/16
20160211266 
new patent

Memory device and electronic device


A memory device with excellent writing performance and excellent storing performance is provided. In the memory device, a first layer overlaps with a second layer.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160211263 
new patent

Non-silicon device heterolayers on patterned silicon substrate for cmos by combination of selective and conformal epitaxy


A single fin or a pair of co-integrated n- and p-type single crystal electronic device fins are epitaxially grown from a substrate surface at a bottom of one or a pair of trenches formed between shallow trench isolation (sti) regions. The fin or fins are patterned and the sti regions are etched to form a height of the fin or fins extending above etched top surfaces of the sti regions.
Intel Corporation


07/21/16
20160211249 
new patent

Electronic part, electronic device, and manufacturing method


An electronic part includes: a substrate; a first electrode configured to extend through the substrate and have a first opening size; a second electrode configured to extend through the substrate and have a second opening size; a switching section configured to switch between connection of the first electrode to a first power line and connection of the second electrode to the first power line; and a third electrode configured to extend through the substrate and be connected to a second power line different in potential from the first power line, a capacitance between the first and third electrodes and a capacitance between the second and third electrodes being different.. .
Fujitsu Limited


07/21/16
20160211246 
new patent

Semiconductor device and electronic apparatus


The manufacturing yield of a semiconductor device is improved. There is provided a semiconductor device of a cascode coupling system, which is equipped with a plurality of normally-on junction fets using as a material, a substance larger in bandgap than silicon, and a normally-off mosfet using silicon as a material.
Renesas Electronics Corporation


07/21/16
20160211217 
new patent

Sheet for sealing and manufacturing semiconductor device using said sheet for sealing


Provided is a thermosetting sheet for sealing which is used to seal an electronic device. One surface of the sheet has a surface roughness (ra) of 3 μm or less before the sheet is cured..
Nitto Denko Corporation


07/21/16
20160211077 
new patent

Chip capacitor, circuit assembly, and electronic device


A chip capacitor according to the present invention includes a substrate, a pair of external electrodes formed on the substrate, a capacitor element connected between the pair of external electrodes, and a bidirectional diode connected between the pair of external electrodes and in parallel to the capacitor element. Also, a circuit assembly according to the present invention includes the chip capacitor according to the present invention and a mounting substrate having lands, soldered to the external electrodes, on a mounting surface facing a front surface of the substrate..
Rohm Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160211013 
new patent

Bit line precharging circuit, static ram, electronic device, and static ram bit line precharging method


A bit line precharging circuit includes a first switch that connects a bit line to a first power source, a second switch that connects the bit line to a second power source whose voltage value is higher than voltage value of the first power source, and a control circuit including a delay element and configured to bring the second switch into conduction after a delay time by the delay element after bringing the first switch into conduction at the time of precharge of the bit line.. .
Socionext Inc.


07/21/16
20160210983 
new patent

Method and electronic device


According to one embodiment, a method performed by an electronic device includes: receiving an audio signal comprising voice and background sound via a microphone; receiving a user's operation to set a loudness of the voice or the background sound; setting a balance between a first gain of the voice and a second gain of the background sound according to the user's operation; separating the input audio signal into a first signal of the voice and a second signal of the background sound; amplifying the first signal according to the first gain; amplifying the second signal according to the second gain; and outputting the first signal and the second signal at least partially overlapping each other via a speaker.. .
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba


07/21/16
20160210938 
new patent

Rendering texts on electronic devices


In one embodiment, dividing a set of texts into one or more text blocks, each text block including a portion of the set of texts; rendering each text block to obtain one or more rendered text blocks; determining a placement instruction for each rendered text block, the placement instruction indicating a position of the rendered text block when it is displayed; and sending the one or more rendered text blocks and their respectively associated placement instructions to an electronic device for displaying on the electronic device.. .
Facebook, Inc.


07/21/16
20160210931 
new patent

Displaying device and electronic device with the same


Displaying device includes a control module, a power supply module and a displaying module coupled to the power supply module. The control module is used to receive a first signal to allow the power supply module for supplying power for the displaying module.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160210910 
new patent

Liquid crystal display device and electronic device


To provide a liquid crystal display device which can perform image display in both modes: a reflective mode where external light is used as an illumination light source; and a transmissive mode where a backlight is used. In one pixel, a region where incident light through a liquid crystal layer is reflected to perform display (reflective region) and a region through which light from the backlight passes to perform display (transmissive region) are provided, and image display can be performed in both modes: the reflective mode where external light is used as an illumination light source; and the transmissive mode where the backlight is used as an illumination light source.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160210876 
new patent

Near field enabled therapeutic objects, methods and systems


Objects, methods and systems are described for a nfc enabled object with embedded or attached tags in combination with a nfc enabled computer application to dynamically via rules-based logic create, assign, present, complete, and reward therapeutic task related activities via single or multiple interactions between a user's nfc enabled mobile or other electronic device and nfc tag or tags attached to a physical surface or embedded tags or chips housed within physical objects used for therapeutic purposes.. .

07/21/16
20160210826 
new patent

Wearable electronic device


An apparatus including an elongated apparatus structure configured to fit around a body part of a user and an actuator configured to change shape of the elongated apparatus structure. The actuator is configured to change tightness of the elongated apparatus structure around the body part of the user based on an action the apparatus is performing..
Nokia Technologies Oy


07/21/16
20160210805 
new patent

Method of handling cash in retail shop and system adopting the method


A cash handling method includes: interworking or linking data regarding cash deposit into or withdrawal from a front-end machine (fem), provided in a retail shop, with a banking system; providing an electronic tag to a filling cassette (fc), comprised in the fem and configured to store cash, and providing a unique identification number to the electronic tag with respect to the fcs; and when the fcs are filled with a certain amount of cash or fully, transporting the fcs to a bank having the banking system, and depositing the cash in the fcs having the unique identification number into the bank.. .
Mfs Corporation


07/21/16
20160210768 
new patent

Text-based image resizing


A method, which is performed by an electronic device, for resizing an image having text is disclosed. The method may include determining layout information of at least one text region in the image.
Qualcomm Incorporated


07/21/16
20160210668 
new patent

System, device, and executing function of application based on advertisement


The present disclosure relates to a system, a device, and a method for executing a function of an application based on an advertisement of the application. A system for executing a function of an application based on an advertisement includes a server that provides advertisement contents containing a script for an advertisement, and transmits data associated with an application when the registration of the application associated with script information collected by the script for the advertisement is confirmed, and an electronic device that collects the script information according to a user input for the advertisement contents and transmits the collected script information to the server, receives data associated with the application, and executes a function of the application according to the data..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160210648 
new patent

Methods and systems for dynamic pricing and performing other processes associated with recycling mobile phones and other electronic devices


The present disclosure describes various embodiments of methods and systems for dynamically developing pricing and performing other processes associated with purchasing and recycling mobile phones, other consumer electronic devices, and/or other goods and services. In some embodiments, the methods and systems disclosed herein can be employed by a user-operated kiosk to determine a price to offer a user for a mobile phone or other electronic device to maximize or at least increase total margins.
Ecoatm, Inc.


07/21/16
20160210616 
new patent

Electronic device and transaction method using the same


According to various embodiments of the present disclosure, an electronic device may include a housing, a conductive pattern that is arranged within the housing and is formed to generate a magnetic field, a plate that forms at least a part of a first surface of the housing and includes a material that at least partially transmits the magnetic field generated by the conductive pattern, and a communication circuit that is configured to transmit at least one transaction information to an external device by using the conductive pattern. The conductive pattern may include a first end that is electrically connected to the communication circuit, a second end that is electrically connected to the communication circuit, and a coil that is connected between the first end and the second end and includes a plurality of turns that are substantially parallel to a surface of the plate..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160210615 
new patent

Electronic device and transaction method using the same


An electronic device includes a housing, a conductive pattern that is arranged within the housing and is formed to generate a magnetic field, a plate that forms at least a part of a first surface of the housing and includes a material that at least partially transmits the magnetic field generated by the conductive pattern; and a control circuit that is configured to transmit at least one transaction information by using the conductive pattern. The conductive pattern includes a first coil that includes a plurality of first turns that are substantially parallel to a surface of the plate, and a second coil that includes a plurality of second turns that are substantially parallel to the surface of the plate.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd


07/21/16
20160210601 
new patent

Methods, systems, and products for ordering items


electronic commerce is enhanced for customer convenience. When an online order is received, a profile may be checked.
At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp


07/21/16
20160210598 
new patent

Integrated managing electronic coupons


A networked electronic coupon management system is disclosed for managing electronic coupons. The system includes tightly integrated database, application server, and client components facilitating performing electronic coupon definition, issuance, and redemption operations.
Google Inc.


07/21/16
20160210593 
new patent

Providing a requisite level of service for an electronic meeting


Providing a requisite level of service for an electronic meeting. An embodiment can include receiving a request to schedule a first electronic meeting in a time slot, identifying an electronic meeting system to host the first electronic meeting, identifying a second electronic meeting scheduled to be hosted by the electronic meeting system in the time slot, determining an estimate of resource usage within the electronic meeting system during the time slot at least based on the second electronic meeting being scheduled to be hosted by the electronic meeting system in the time slot, comparing the estimate of resource usage with a threshold value, responsive to determining that the estimate of resource usage exceeds the threshold value, providing the requisite level of service to the first electronic meeting in the time slot by reducing anticipated resource usage of the electronic meeting system by the second electronic meeting..
International Business Machines Corporation


07/21/16
20160210547 
new patent

Identification tag with magnet attachment and system for supply chain management


An electronic device comprises an enclosure, an attachment mechanism coupled to the enclosure, an electronic tag disposed within the enclosure, and a power source in electrical communication with the electronic tag. The electronic device can also include a power switch for the electronic tag.
Vattaca, Llc


07/21/16
20160210536 
new patent

Method and image analysis


An electronic device comprising: a memory; a communication circuit; and at least one processor operatively coupled to the memory and the communication circuit, configured to: obtain a first image; extract a feature associated with an object depicted in the first image; and control the communication circuit to transmit an indication of the feature to a server; and receive analysis information associated with the object from the server through the communication circuit.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160210489 
new patent

System and providing information to and/or obtaining information from a component of an electrical distribution system


An electrical distribution system wherein information is communicated to and/or from an electrical component of the electrical distribution system using near-field communications. The information may be communicated to and/or from the electrical component using an electronic device such as a dedicated near-field device, a smartphone or a configuration card device.
Eaton Corporation


07/21/16
20160210467 
new patent

Electronic apparatus and information access control method thereof


An electronic apparatus and an information access control method thereof are provided. The information access control method includes receiving a user input for a first application on a touch screen, and limiting execution of at least some of remaining applications except for the first application of the electronic apparatus when the user input is a preset first information access control mode input..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160210460 
new patent

Methods for operating electronic devices, and electronic devices


A method for operating an electronic device, and an electronic device, are provided. In the normal operation state of the electronic device, data which is stored in the main storage device of the electronic device is encrypted by a first encryption algorithm prior to being stored in a non-volatile storage device of the electronic device.
Mediatek Inc.


07/21/16
20160210453 
new patent

Electronic device and inputted signature processing electronic device


An operation method of an electronic device is provided. The operation method includes registering, as reference signature data, at least one handwritten signature inputted into the electronic device by a user input means, authenticating an inputted handwritten signature by comparing data of the inputted handwritten signature with the registered reference signature data when the handwritten signature is inputted by the user input means, and further registering, as reference signature data, handwritten signature data regarding the inputted handwritten signature when the inputted handwritten signature is authenticated normally as a result of the authentication..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160210451 
new patent

Context-based access verification


A method, performed by an electronic device, for verifying a user to allow access to the electronic device is disclosed. In this method, sensor data may be received from a plurality of sensors including at least an image sensor and a sound sensor.
Qualcomm Incorporated


07/21/16
20160210425 
new patent

Collaborative electronic nose management in personal devices


A system and diagnosis server are provided for collaborating with electronic noses, as well as a related mobile diagnosis unit and related method. The diagnosis server includes a receiver unit for receiving a set of data from one e-nose of a plurality of e-noses.
International Business Machines Corporation


07/21/16
20160210369 
new patent

System and controlling and organizing metadata associated with on-line content


A system and method are disclosed for controlling metadata associated with content on an electronic device that includes displaying interface screens for user entry of metadata control instructions, accepting user instructions, modifying metadata of applicable content, and associating the modified metadata with the applicable content. The system can export and/or store the applicable content along with modified metadata.

07/21/16
20160210300 
new patent

System and completing a user query and for providing a query response


There is disclosed a method and a system for completing a search query. The method is executable at a server.
Yandex Europe Ag


07/21/16
20160210289 
new patent

A displaying of most relevant vertical search results


There is provided a method and a system for conducting a search and presenting results. The method can be executed at a server.
Yandex Europe Ag


07/21/16
20160210287 
new patent

Media and location based social network


The present invention is directed to recording and providing media files based on a location. Such systems and methods maybe transacted by a client application or a processor in communication with one or more electronic devices.
Motormouth, Llc


07/21/16
20160210286 
new patent

Media and location based social network


The present invention is directed to recording and providing media files based on a location. Such systems and methods maybe transacted by a client application or a processor in communication with one or more electronic devices.
Motormouth, Llc


07/21/16
20160210270 
new patent

Systems and methods for accessing and storing snapshots of a remote application in a document


Computer-implemented systems and methods are disclosed to interface with a storage device storing a file, wherein the file comprises first data associated with an artifact configured to be displayed in a first interface at a first electronic device, the artifact including a first representation state representing a first visual depiction of one or more data objects. In accordance with some embodiments, a method is provided to provide access via the first interface to the one or more data objects.
Palantir Technologies Inc.


07/21/16
20160210257 
new patent

Communication controller for electronic devices


A communication controller for an electronic device comprises a hub controller; an internal port for connecting to an i/o interface of the electronic device, external ports for connection to other electronic devices, a switching circuit for connecting a device at any port as a host, with slave devices at other ports. The switching circuit can switch between: a first state connecting the electronic device as host with other electronic devices connected as slave devices, a second state with a first other electronic device at a first external port as host and the electronic device and a second other electronic device as a slave devices, and a third state with the second other electronic device at a second external port as host and the electronic device and the first other electronic device as a slave devices.
Nanoport Technology Inc.


07/21/16
20160210256 
new patent

Motherboard and electronic device utilizing the same


A motherboard applied in an electronic device includes a platform controller hub (pch), a basic input and output system (bios), and a control circuit. The bios compares a temperature of the motherboard with a preset temperature in the bios, and controls the pch to output a first control signal or a second control signal, according to a determined value.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160210140 
new patent

Firmware refreshing


Aspects of the disclosure provide a method for refreshing firmware. The method can include detecting, by an electronic device in a starting stage that starts up the electronic device, another device in connection with the electronic device and that the other device requires no additional software driver.
Xiaomi Inc.


07/21/16
20160210130 
new patent

Apparatus and running multiple instances of a same application in mobile devices


An apparatus and method for isolating at least one of a plurality of applications included in an electronic device are provided. The method includes selecting at least one of the plurality of applications included in the electronic device, preprocessing the at least one selected application so as to be at least one modified application included in a sandbox isolating the at least one selected applications from others of the plurality of applications, and installing the at least one modified application on the electronic device so as to be executed only according to the sandbox..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160210109 
new patent

Method for controlling audio playing of an electronic device, and associated apparatus and associated computer program product


A method for controlling audio playing of an electronic device, an associated apparatus and an associated computer program product are provided, where the method includes: controlling a touch panel of the electronic device to be active, to allow at least one touch gesture input to be received from the touch panel while an audio player application is running on the electronic device, wherein when the at least one touch gesture input is received from the touch panel, a screen of the electronic device is kept turned off; and determining whether a specific touch gesture input of the at least one touch gesture input matches a pre-defined gesture to generate a determining result, and controlling the audio player application to execute a pre-defined command corresponding to the pre-defined gesture based on the determining result.. .
Mediatek Inc.


07/21/16
20160210107 
new patent

Information processing system, electronic device, image file playing method, and generation method


A reception unit receives an image file from other electronic device. A display processing unit displays an image related to acquisition of content together with a content image if content identification information is included in an acquired image file.
Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.


07/21/16
20160210105 
new patent

Method, device and system for projection on screen


The present disclosure relates to a method, a device and a system in a smart home system for projection on a screen. The method may include: receiving predetermined type of signal, and establishing a predetermined type of connection with a second electronic device which sends the predetermined type of signal; according to the predetermined type of connection, notifying the second electronic device to start a wifi p2p connection service; and after the first electronic device starting the wifi p2p connection service, establishing a wifi p2p connection with the second electronic device which has started the wifi p2p connection service, and performing projection on a screen of the second electronic device..
Xiaomi Inc.


07/21/16
20160210065 
new patent

Data processing method and electronic device


Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a data processing method and an electronic device. The method is applied in an electronic device, the electronic device being configured with a cpu and a uefi bios; the cpu comprising at least two executing cores each capable of executing one thread; the method comprising: obtaining a first instruction for backup/recovery of designated data when the uefi bios is started to run; invoking a second executing core of the cpu based on the first instruction; and executing the backup/recovery of the designated data by the uefi bios and the second executing core, wherein the uefi bios is run by a first executing core of the cpu..
Lenovo (beijing) Limited


07/21/16
20160210041 
new patent

Method of controlling screen and electronic device for processing the same


Disclosed are a method of controlling a screen and an electronic device that includes a display that is functionally connected to the electronic device; and a controller that is configured to cause a display area of the display to be split into a first display area and a second display area in response to the detection of a multi-touch type split-screen input.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160210032 
new patent

Electronic device and launcher screen position identifying method


A launcher screen position identifying method obtains a set of coordinates of a reference point of each launcher screen and a set of coordinates of a reference point of a touch screen. The method calculates a distance difference between each launcher screen and the touch screen according to the set of coordinates of the reference point of each launcher screen and the set of coordinates of the reference point of the touch screen, and the method converts the distance difference between each launcher screen and the touch screen to a scalar value of the corresponding launcher screen.
Chiun Mai Communication Systems, Inc.


07/21/16
20160210030 
new patent

Apparatus and managing of content using electronic device


A method of managing content includes displaying first content executed by a first application and second content executed by a second application, receiving a user input for binding the first content to the second content, setting a relationship between the first content and the second content according to the user input, and displaying, when one of the first content and the second content is executed, presence of content bound to one of executed content.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160210025 
new patent

Device, method, and graphical user interface for navigating user interface hierarchies


An electronic device with a touch-sensitive surface, a display, and one or more sensors to detect intensity of contacts displaying a lower-level user interface that is part of a user interface hierarchy, where the hierarchy includes at least three levels, including the lower-level user interface, an intermediate-level user interface and a higher-level user interface. The device also, while displaying the lower-level user interface, detects an input on a portion of the device that is associated with user interface hierarchy navigation and, in response to detecting the input, in accordance with a determination that the input meets first transition criteria, the device replaces display of the lower-level user interface with display of the intermediate-level user interface and in accordance with a determination that the input meets second transition criteria, the device replaces display of the lower-level user interface with display of the higher-level user interface..
Apple Inc.


07/21/16
20160210024 
new patent

Method and electronic device for item management


An item management method of an electronic device is provided. The item management method includes the operations of displaying one or more items in a first display region of a screen and displaying one or more groups in a second display region of the screen, sensing a user input for selection of one group among the one or more groups and adding at least one item among the one or more items to the selected group..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160210008 
new patent

Electronic device, controlling electronic device, and storage medium


An electronic device includes display unit configured to display, on a display, an input screen including a plurality of focus targets that are able to be alternatively focused, focus position determination unit configured to determine which focus target, among a plurality of the focus targets, to be focused, and input acceptance unit configured to accept input of direction information indicating a direction. The focus position determination unit changes a focus position from a first focus target to another focus target, in accordance with the direction information, when the input acceptance unit accepts input of the direction information with the first focus target being focused..
Nec Solution Innovators, Ltd.


07/21/16
20160210002 
new patent

Dynamic bar oriented user interface


Method and user interface for controlling an apparatus are provided. In accordance with one embodiment, the method comprises: displaying a dynamic bar on a display of a mobile electronic device, the dynamic bar having an appearance that updates dynamically to reflect a change to information managed by an executable running on the mobile electronic device, wherein the dynamic bar includes a label portion and an icon menu comprising a plurality of icons, each icon in the plurality of icons being associated with a respective application or function; and displaying a dialog for configuring options associated with a particular application or function, the dialog displayed in response to selection of a respective icon of the plurality of icons in the icon menu associated with the particular application or function..
Blackberry Limited






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