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 Fingerprint matching in massive mimo systems patent thumbnailFingerprint matching in massive mimo systems
The invention is directed to systems, methods and computer program products for determining a location of a device on a massive mimo (multiple-input multiple-output) network. An exemplary method comprises receiving, from a device, a first signal and a second signal at a base station; measuring a first signal characteristic for the first signal and a second signal characteristic for the second signal; comparing and matching the first measured signal characteristic to a first reference signal characteristic for a first reference signal and the second measured signal characteristic to a second reference signal characteristic for a second reference signal; and determining a location of the device based on the first measured signal characteristic and the second measured signal characteristic..
Sony Corporation


 System and  interactive second screen patent thumbnailSystem and interactive second screen
A method and system for interactive second screen comprises the steps of capturing audio, video or image information from the primary screen via sensors built with the secondary screen device; ingesting and collecting vdna (video dna) fingerprints of the captured media information in the secondary screen device; sending the ingested fingerprints along with other information such as metadata, user's location, etc, to the content identification server via internet or mobile networks; providing content-aware information or resources back to the secondary screen device, and providing user interaction with the content-aware information and resources.. .

 Securely recovering a computing device patent thumbnailSecurely recovering a computing device
A method and an apparatus for establishing an operating environment by certifying a code image received from a host over a communication link are described. The code image may be digitally signed through a central authority server.
Apple Inc.


 Communicating metadata that identifies a current speaker patent thumbnailCommunicating metadata that identifies a current speaker
A computer system may communicate metadata that identifies a current speaker. The computer system may receive audio data that represents speech of the current speaker, generate an audio fingerprint of the current speaker based on the audio data, and perform automated speaker recognition by comparing the audio fingerprint of the current speaker against stored audio fingerprints contained in a speaker fingerprint repository.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


 Guided geometry extraction for localization of a device patent thumbnailGuided geometry extraction for localization of a device
Systems, apparatuses, and methods are provided for determining the geographic location of an end-user device (e.g., vehicle, mobile phone, smart watch, etc.). An end-user device may collect a depth map at a location in a path network.
Here Global B.v.


 Method and system for enhancing ridges of fingerprint images patent thumbnailMethod and system for enhancing ridges of fingerprint images
A fingerprint processing system includes an input unit, a calculation unit and an output unit. The input unit is applied to input an original fingerprint image.
National Kaohsiung University Of Applied Sciences


 Suspended capacitive fingerprint sensor and  manufacturing the same patent thumbnailSuspended capacitive fingerprint sensor and manufacturing the same
A suspended capacitive fingerprint sensor includes a substrate, capacitive sensing units disposed on the substrate and one or more insulation protection layer. Each of the capacitive sensing units includes a fixed electrode, a suspended electrode, and a chamber between the fixed electrode and the suspended electrode.
J-metrics Technology Co., Ltd.


 Enhanced capacitive fingerprint sensing unit patent thumbnailEnhanced capacitive fingerprint sensing unit
An enhanced capacitive fingerprint sensing unit is disclosed. The enhanced capacitive fingerprint sensing unit includes a base structure and a fingerprint sensing structure.
Sunasic Technologies, Inc.


 Fingerprint information detection circuit patent thumbnailFingerprint information detection circuit
The present invention relates to a chip design and discloses a fingerprint information detection circuit. The invention includes a reset unit, a feedback unit, an amplification unit and a source follower unit; the reset unit is connected to the feedback unit and amplification unit, while the feedback unit is connected to the amplification unit, and the amplification unit is connected to the source follower unit; when the reset transistor built-into the reset unit is on, it stores an electric charge, and resets the feedback unit; when the reset transistor is off, the stored electric charge is injected into the feedback unit and amplification unit; the feedback unit receives the electric charge, and outputs the second voltage signal generated when it detects fingerprints to the source follower unit; the amplification unit amplifies the received signal and outputs it to the source follower unit; the source follower unit receives the signal, performs voltage level shifting before outputting the first voltage signal that carries the detected fingerprint information.
Silead Inc.


 Method and device for estimating orientation field of fingerprint patent thumbnailMethod and device for estimating orientation field of fingerprint
A method for estimating an orientation field of a fingerprint is provided, comprising: obtaining an initial orientation field of a fingerprint, and putting the initial orientation field in a reference coordinate system; obtaining n initial orientation blocks corresponding to the initial orientation field, and obtaining n orientation block sets corresponding to n positions respectively from a fingerprint dictionary; obtaining a similarity between each of the n initial orientation blocks and each orientation block in the n orientation block sets corresponding to the n positions to obtain p similarities, and selecting a preset number of candidate orientation blocks for each position from the orientation block set according to the p similarities; obtaining a compatibility between two candidate orientation blocks corresponding to any two adjacent positions respectively to obtain a plurality of compatibilities; and obtaining a candidate orientation block for each position according to the p similarities and the plurality of compatibilities.. .
Tsinghua University


Query formulation via task continuum


Architecture that comprises a mediation component which identifies engaged applications and, gathers and actively monitors information from the engaged applications (e.g., text displayed directly to the user, text embedded in photos, fingerprint of songs, etc.) to infer the working context of a user. The inferred context can then be handed over to one of the applications, such as a browser (in a form which does not cross the privacy barrier) to provide improved ranking for the suggested queries through the preferred search provider.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


Storage of data in a distributed storage system


A distributed storage system stores data for files. A first blob (binary large object) of data is received.
Google Inc.


Gesture input apparatus, gesture input method, and program for wearable terminal


A trajectory of a user's finger is converted to an input signal without touching a sensor. A gesture input apparatus 1 acquires images photographed by a camera 101 and a camera 102 when a user's finger draws a trajectory like arrows 202 and 203 by stroking, for example, reference numbers 201b and 201c from a reference number 201a, detects a user's fingerprint in the images, and stores the trajectory in a fingerprint position database 50.
Optim Corporation


Quantum molecular sequencing (qm-seq): identification of unique nanoelectronic tunnneling spectroscopy fingerprints for dna, rna, and single nucleotide modifications


Techniques, methods, devices, and compositions are disclosed that are useful in identifying and sequencing natural and synthetic, and modified and unmodified dna, rna, pna, dna/rna nucleotides. The disclosed techniques, methods, devices, and compositions are useful in identifying various modifications, dna/rna damage, and nucleotide structure, using nanoelectronic quantum tunneling spectroscopy, which may be referred to as qm-seq.
Praan Biosciences, Inc.


Method for recognizing vehicle driver and determining whether driver can start vehicle


Provided are systems and methods for increasing vehicle safety by determining whether a driver can operate a vehicle based on whether the physical status of the driver and the identity of the driver are acceptable. A first set of sensors may determine the physical status of the driver.
Thunder Power Hong Kong Ltd.


Applications of uv leds for disinfection


A variety of applications for uv leds that are integrated into a system are described, where the uv light is used for disinfection of air or surfaces, or used to detect the scattering light by particles, or used for skin treatment. In one embodiment, the uv light from the uv leds is generated internal to a housing and is optically coupled to a transparent or translucent surface touched by the human finger, such as a touch screen, a fingerprint scanner, backlit buttons or keys, a toggle of a light switch, a door knob, etc.
Rayvio Corporation


Proximity recognition system


Disclosed is an invention for the identification of the true identity of a wlan device that has been “cloaked” (its source address has the u/l bit set as l), by evaluating its history (recent or distant) of probe requests for wlan infrastructure and treating that history as part of its “fingerprint”. Disclosed also is an invention that prompts more management frames from a wlan device that is sending broadcast probe requests without specifying a particular network, by presenting the appearance of the presence of popular networks..
Locality Systems Inc.


Methods and systems for invoking functions based on whether a partial print or an entire print is detected


Systems and methods are described herein for expanding the functionality of a print scanner. The scanner may be programmed to invoke a different function if only a portion of a print is detected rather than a full print.
Rovi Guides, Inc.


Method and device for generating and detecting a fingerprint functioning as a trigger marker in a multimedia signal


A device is configured to perform a method that detects a trigger marker for an action corresponding to a segment of a multimedia signal. A fingerprint is generated based on the segment of the multimedia signal at a trigger time point.
Gracenote, Inc.


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Content recognition and synchronization using local caching


Supplemental network services are synchronized with a program using the program's audio signal. A synchronization method employs local caching of portions of a fingerprint database to manage network services for identifying which programs a user's mobile device is exposed to and the timing of events within the program.
Digimarc Corporation


System and anonymous biometric access control


A database stored in a server includes records of biometric templates associated with non-personally identifiable information about of individuals, used for enrollment and verification phases of an access system. During an enrollment phase, a biometric sample and a non-personally identifying information for each are captured, and sent to be stored in the server.

Capacitive sensor packaging


An apparatus comprises a fingerprint sensor having a set of capacitive elements configured for capacitively coupling to a user fingerprint. The fingerprint sensor may be disposed under a control button or display element of an electronic device, for example one or more of a control button and a display component.
Apple Inc.


Customized biometric data capture for improved security


An apparatus, comprising a biometric sensor, the biometric sensor configured to receive an input from a user, the input corresponding to a predetermined factor. A feedback device is configured to provide feedback to the user when a value associated with the input approaches a predetermined threshold within a margin.
Purdue Research Foundation


Video fingerprinting


A query fingerprint of a set of frames of video content captured at a client device may be generated. Multiple patches of the set of frames of video content may be selected and a value calculated for each of the selected multiple patches.
Gracenote, Inc.


Video retrieval based on optimized selected fingerprints


A video retrieval method is provided. The method includes dividing video sequences stored in a video database into a plurality of video frames, extracting by a predetermined feature extracting algorithm a plurality of selected fingerprints from the plurality of video frames representing features having characteristic information specific to the plurality of video frames, and storing the plurality of extracted selected fingerprints in a fingerprint database.
Tcl Research America Inc.


Similarity analysis method, apparatus, and system


A similarity analysis method, an apparatus, and a system where the method includes acquiring file fingerprint information of a file to be analyzed, sending an analysis request that carries the file fingerprint information to at least two mdss, selecting at least one group according to an analysis result returned by each mds, where the analysis result includes a group number and a similarity of at least one group that has the highest similarity with the file fingerprint information and is found by the mds, and the mds locally queries a duplicate data block in the selected group. Hence, each mds needs to query only a file fingerprint information set of a group that the mds itself is responsible for, which reduces the amount of data retrieval and waiting time of reading, writing, and locking a database file..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


Media fingerprinting and identification system


The overall architecture and details of a scalable video fingerprinting and identification system that is robust with respect to many classes of video distortions is described. In this system, a fingerprint for a piece of multimedia content is composed of a number of compact signatures, along with traversal hash signatures and associated metadata.
Gracenote, Inc.


Display apparatus having image scanning function


Disclosed is a fingerprint-sensing display capable of sensing a fingerprint on a display screen. The display apparatus having an image scanning function includes an optical amplification cover, one side of which forms a display surface, including a transparent optical amplification layer configured to amplify an optical pattern generated by a fingerprint of a user in contact with the display surface and a cover window for reinforcement, a thin film transistor (tft) array configured to drive a plurality of pixels forming an image, and an optical sensor array disposed between the optical amplification cover and the tft array and configured to sense the optical pattern amplified by the optical amplification cover..
Crucialtec Co., Ltd.


Process for controlling the quality of a freeze-drying process


Method for controlling the quality of a freeze-drying process includes the steps of defining a set of experiments by statistical design of experiments; performing freeze-drying processes of a product for each one of the experiments; obtaining a dataset of pressures and temperatures from the freeze dryer, the dataset comprising at least one combined parameter; removing noise intrinsic to the measurements; performing a pca to obtain a fingerprint of the lyophilization process for each one of the experiments; and selecting a range of fingerprints in which a specific product batch will be within specifications. Also provided is a process for controlling the quality of a freeze-drying process which comprises: performing the freeze-drying process at the temperature and pressure set points of the optimal process; obtaining a fingerprint of the process; and using the range of fingerprints obtained above to assess whether the product batch is within specifications..
Laboratorio Reig Jofre, S.a.


Methods for modulating and assaying m6a in stem cell populations


The present invention generally relates to methods, assays and kits to maintain a human stem cell population in an undifferentiated state by inhibiting the expression or function of mettl3 and/or mettl4, and m6a fingerprint methods, assays, arrays and kits to assess the cell state of a human stem cell population by assessing m6a levels (e.g. M6a peak intensities) of a set of target genes disclosed herein to determine if the stem cell is in an undifferentiated or differentiated state..
The Regents Of The University Of California


Elevator dispatch using fingerprint recognition


A conveyance system including a system interface having a camera to generate an image including an input fingerprint and an input finger presentation; a dispatch system including a fingerprint recognition unit and a profile unit, the fingerprint recognition unit comparing the input fingerprint to a reference fingerprint; the dispatch system accessing a user profile when the input fingerprint matches the reference fingerprint; the dispatch system comparing the input finger presentation to a reference finger presentation in the user profile; and the dispatch system retrieving a destination from the user profile when the input finger presentation matches the reference finger presentation.. .
Otis Elevator Company


Vlc-based vector field fingerprint mapping


A method of determining data of a magnetic field fingerprint map includes: determining, at a server, a transformation of a mobile-device coordinate system of a mobile device to a reference coordinate system using roll information, pitch information, and yaw information of the mobile device relative to the reference coordinate system; obtaining, at the server, first indications of vector components of a magnetic field at a location of the mobile device, the first indications of vector components of the magnetic field being in the mobile-device coordinate system; and determining, at the server, second indications of vector components of the magnetic field using the first indications of vector components of the magnetic field and the transformation, the second indications of vector components of the magnetic field being indicative of vector components of the magnetic field at the location of the mobile device in the reference coordinate system.. .
Qualcomm Incorporated


Access to mobile location related information


Access to location information related to mobile devices is disclosed. A component can receive a subscription request related to returning location related data associated with a set of network event locating system (nelos) information.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.


Systems and methods for broadcast audience interaction and participation


A broadcast audience interaction and feedback system may discover and activate a recording function of a portable device of a user to record audio and/or video of media content output by a media device in proximity to the user. The audio or video data may be used to identify the content by matching audio or video fingerprints or signatures of the data recorded by the portable device with separately generated signatures or fingerprints associated with the content.
Google Inc.


Method and system of shelving digital content items for multi-user shared e-book accessing


A method and system of system and method for operating a computing device for multi-user accessing of a shared e-book for reading within an e-library collection. The method is executed in a processor of a computing device, the computing device further including a display screen, a memory storing instructions and a database of fingerprint records associated with respective ones of a plurality of enrollees, and comprises receiving, at current page of the e-book at the display screen, a digital bookmarking command terminating display of the e-book content at the current page, receiving, at a fingerprint authentication interface, a superimposed fingerprint, recognizing a fingerprint record match between the superimposed fingerprint and one of the plurality of enrollees and correlating the superimposed fingerprint with the digitally bookmarked current page based on the fingerprint record match..
Kobo Incorporated


Method and system for shelving digital content items for restricted access within an e-library collection


A method and system of shelving digital content items, including e-books, for restricted access within an e-library collection. The method is executed in a processor of a computing device, the computing device further including a display screen and a memory storing instructions and a database of fingerprint records associated with respective ones of a plurality of enrollees, and comprises receiving, at the display screen, a selection of a digital content item stored within an e-library collection of digital content items, receiving, at a fingerprint authentication interface, a superimposed fingerprint; authenticating the superimposed fingerprint by detecting a valid fingerprint record match with one of the plurality of enrollees; and requesting an input transferring the selected digital content item to a restricted-access digital bookshelf location in the memory..
Kobo Incorporated


Extracting audio fingerprints in the compressed domain


A computer-implemented method performed by a data processing apparatus includes receiving an audio signal that includes a frequency-domain representation of an audio file, extracting, from the audio signal, a plurality of frequency-domain data values that correspond to at least a portion of the audio file, compressing the plurality of data values to form a compressed frequency domain value file, and transmitting the compressed frequency domain value file to a server to identify the audio file.. .
Google Inc.


Organic light-emitting diode pixel circuit and driving method thereof


The present invention can solve the problem that an existing organic light-emitting diode pixel circuit has a single function or a complicated structure. An organic light-emitting diode pixel circuit of the present invention includes: a touch fingerprint detection module configured to detect whether a touch occurs or not and whether the touch is caused by a convex portion of a fingerprint or a concave portion of the fingerprint, and send a result of the detection to a read line, under the control of a first scanning signal and a second scanning signal; and a compensation display module including an organic light-emitting diode and at least one driving transistor, and configured to eliminate a shift of a threshold voltage of the driving transistor and drive the organic light-emitting diode to display under the control of at least the first scanning signal, the second scanning signal, and a data signal..
Beijing Boe Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.


Rapid 3d volumetric mapping of mri relaxation parameters


Systems and methods are disclosed for pseudo steady state magnetic resonance fingerprinting. A representative system includes a magnetic resonance control unit.
New York University


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Method and system for estimating finger movement


The present invention relates to a method of estimating a finger movement direction of a finger, comprising the steps of: a) acquiring a reference fingerprint image; b) acquiring at least one candidate fingerprint image at each acquisition time in a time sequence of acquisition times; c) determining, for each of the acquisition times, a match parameter value for each of a plurality of candidate finger movement directions, the match parameter value being indicative of a correlation between a reference fingerprint image portion and a candidate fingerprint image portion corresponding to displacement in the candidate finger movement direction; d) determining, for each of the candidate finger movement directions, a local extremum match parameter value indicating a maximum correlation for the time sequence of acquisition times; and e) estimating the finger movement based on an evaluation of the determined local extremum match parameters.. .
Fingerprint Cards Ab


Storage device capable of fingerprint identification


A storage device capable of fingerprint identification includes a first storage, a first controller and a second storage. The first storage is configured to store a registered fingerprint.
Image Match Design Inc.


Vlc-based vector field fingerprint mapping


A method of determining data of a fingerprint map includes: obtaining visible light communication signals at a mobile device; determining yaw of the mobile device using the visible light communication signals; obtaining roll and pitch of the mobile device; determining a transformation of a mobile-device coordinate system to a reference coordinate system using the roll, pitch, and yaw; obtaining first indications of vector components of a field at a location of the mobile device; and sending, to a server, the first indications and the transformation; or determining second indications of vector components of the field using the first indications and the transformation, the second indications being indicative of vector components at the location of the mobile device in the reference coordinate system, and sending, to the server, the second indications; or sending the first indications to the server, and determining and sending the second indications to the server.. .
Qualcomm Incorporated


Excision of transgenes in genetically modified organisms


A method for deleting a region of dna in a plant. In some embodiments, the method comprises transforming a plant with a nucleic acid molecule, wherein the nucleic acid molecule encodes one or more zinc finger nuclease(s) (zfns) operably linked to one or more tissue-specific promoter(s), e.g., a pollen-specific promoter.
Dow Agrosciences Llc


System and providing image-based video service


The present invention provides a system for providing image-based video service, including a cache system configured to store video information that matches image-related data; a fingerprint extraction unit configured to extract the fingerprint of an image corresponding to input image-related data; and a matching unit configured to determine video information that matches the fingerprint of the image extracted by the fingerprint extraction unit; wherein the system for providing image-based video service determines video information, matching image-related data received from a client terminal, via the cache system or the matching unit, and transmits video result information corresponding to the determined video information to the client terminal, and a method using the same.. .
Enswers Co., Ltd.


Image sensor structures for fingerprint sensing


Methods and systems for integrating image sensor structures with collimator filters, including manufacturing methods and associated structures for forming collimator filters at the wafer level for integration with image sensor semiconductor wafers. Methods of making an optical biometric sensor include forming a collimator filter layer on an image sensor wafer, wherein a plurality of light collimating apertures in the collimator filter layer are aligned with a plurality of light sensing elements in the image sensor wafer, and after forming the collimator filter layer on the image sensor wafer, singulating the image sensor wafer into a plurality of individual optical sensors..
Synaptics Incorporated


Methods and systems for network terminal identification


A system and method for identifying network terminals includes: initiating a service request at a network terminal by an internet user; and transmitting network terminal information from the network terminal to a fingerprinting service. In an embodiment, the fingerprinting service (a) uses the network terminal information and a fingerprint information database to produce a device id for the network terminal; and (b) stores the device id and user data concerning the internet user in a device id database..
Yume, Inc.


User interface for payments


The present disclosure relates to making payments with a mobile device. In one example process, the mobile device receives and stores information for one or more payment accounts on the mobile device.
Apple Inc.


Image clustering method, image clustering system, and image clustering server


An image clustering method, an image clustering system, and an image clustering server are provided. The method includes: extracting a gist feature of a first image and a gist feature of a second image; obtaining an image fingerprint of the first image based on the gist feature of the first image, and obtaining an image fingerprint of the second image based on the gist feature of the second image; calculating a similarity between the first image and the second image, based on the image fingerprint of the first image and the image fingerprint of the second image; and determining whether the similarity between the first image and the second image is larger than a predetermined similarity threshold, and classifying the two image as a same category of image if the similarity between the first image and the second image is larger than the predetermined similarity threshold..
Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited


Approval system and approval method


To provide an approval system associated with an approval workflow that identifies a signature document. A document management server for managing document data is connected with a client terminal (clt) via an in-house lan.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.


Fingerprint verification system


Embodiments of apparatus, computer program product, and method for verifying fingerprint images are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method of verifying fingerprint images includes receiving an inquiry fingerprint image of a user, identifying pattern characteristics of the inquiry fingerprint image, identifying minutiae characteristics of the inquiry fingerprint image, determining a weighted combination of the pattern characteristics of the inquiry fingerprint image and the minutiae characteristics of the inquiry fingerprint image, where the weighted combination comprises a pattern matching weight and a minutiae matching weight derived in accordance with a separation of a first empirical probability density function of genuine fingerprints from a second empirical probability density function of impostor fingerprints, and verifying the inquiry fingerprint image based on a set of fused scores computed using the weighted combination of the pattern characteristics of the inquiry fingerprint image and the minutiae characteristics of the inquiry fingerprint image..
Qualcomm Incorporated


Method of guiding a user of a portable electronic device


The present invention relates to a method of guiding a user of a portable electronic device when operating a fingerprint sensor comprised with the portable electronic device. The invention allows for an improved enrollment process as well as for general improvements when using the fingerprint sensor.
Fingerprint Cards Ab


Pixel circuit, its driving method, light-emitting diode display panel, and display device


The pixel circuit includes a display driving module connected to a first scanning line, a second scanning line, a control line, a data line, a second signal source, a third signal source and an anode of an led, and configured to, under the control of a first scanning signal, a second scanning signal and a control signal, compensate for a threshold voltage of a driving transistor using a data signal and a second signal, so that a light-emitting driving signal for the led is irrelevant to the threshold voltage of the driving transistor; and a fingerprint identification module connected to the first scanning line, the second scanning line, a fourth signal source and a signal read line, and configured to, under the control of the first scanning signal and the second scanning signal, identify a fingerprint and detect a touch.. .
Beijing Boe Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.


Personal mobile terminal device with fingerprint identification function


Embodiments of the present invention provide a personal mobile terminal device with fingerprint identification function, comprising: a cover plate layer covering the front face of the personal mobile terminal device, comprising a first region corresponding to a display region and a second region except the first region; a fingerprint identification electrode pattern formed on the back face of a fingerprint identification functional region which is located in the second region of the cover plate layer; and a fingerprint identification chip which is electrically connected with the fingerprint identification electrode pattern. The fingerprint identification electrode pattern is formed on the back face of the cover plate layer, so that the whole panel is integrally formed, simplifying manufacturing process and improving aesthetics..
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.


Methods and apparatus of integrating fingerprint imagers with touch panels and displays


The present invention provides systems and methods of an apparatus that comprises a layer of fingerprint imagers, an addressing circuit, a fingerprint controller, an electronic storage devices, a layer of touch panel and a display panel. The touch panel behind the layer of fingerprint imagers can sense touch position when touched.

French artificial nail


Disclosed is a french artificial nail including an artificial nail body and a french part. The artificial nail body includes a cuticle edge facing the root of a fingernail and a free edge extending towards the tip of the fingernail and is curved downward toward both lateral sides thereof to form a curved surface.
Jc Korea Corp.


System and indoor location mapping and tracking


Implementations of the present disclosure involve a system and/or method for indoor mapping. The indoor mapping system may receive wireless signals from wireless devices located in an area and create a wireless signal fingerprint that identifies each signal and the strength of the signal.
Aisle411, Inc.


Providing interactivity options for television broadcast content


Methods and system for providing interactive media for broadcast content includes receiving navigation input to a first channel that presents content of the television broadcast. Identity of the content is determined by generating an audio fingerprint using an audio signal of the content.
Yahoo! Inc.


Media content identification on mobile devices


A mobile device responds in real time to media content presented on a media device, such as a television. The mobile device captures temporal fragments of audio-video content on its microphone, camera, or both and generates corresponding audio-video query fingerprints.
Gracenote, Inc.


Biometric capture for unauthorized user identification


A computing device may determine to capture biometric information in response to the occurrence of one or more trigger conditions. The trigger condition may be receipt of one or more instructions from one or more other computing devices, detection of potential unauthorized use by the computing device, normal operation of the computing device, and so on.
Apple Inc.


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Systems and methods of fingerprinting and identifying realtime broadcasting signals


Systems and methods are provided for identifying a video object using digital fingerprints. The digital fingerprints are generated from information extracted from the video object including encoded video.

Method and generating fingerprint of an audio signal


Methods and apparatus for generating a fingerprint of an audio signal are disclosed. The method comprises: detecting peaks in a representation of a temporal spectrum of frequencies of the audio signal, a peak being defined as a point in the representation which has a higher energy than its neighboring points; and generating the fingerprint of the audio signal as a function of a distribution of positions of the detected peaks along a frequency axis and a distribution of positions of the detected peaks along a time axis.
Thomson Licensing


Apparatus and methods for identity verification


An identity verification device comprises a cellular telecommunications modem and a fingerprint scanner coupled to the modem, the verification device being configured for storing first fingerprint data in an enrolment process and being operable, in response to the modem receiving a verification command via a cellular telecommunications network, to perform a verification process in which the fingerprint scanner scans a fingerprint to obtain second fingerprint data, the first and second fingerprint data are compared with each other, and in the event of a match between the first and second fingerprint data, the modem transmits a response signal to a predetermined destination via the telecommunications network. The device may be used in a networked telecommunications system in which the electronic transactions may be initiated by smart cards and other devices..
Cylon Global Technology Inc.


Payment processing method and electronic device supporting the same


An electronic device and method of processing a payment at the electronic device are provided. The electronic device includes a security memory configured to store payment information of a near field communication (nfc) method, payment information of a magnetic security transmit (mst) method, and fingerprint information, and a processor configured to control a multiple payment operation of the nfc method and the mst method when fingerprint information obtained through fingerprint detection is valid.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


Hidden biometric setup


A method, a device, and a non-transitory storage medium having instructions to invoke a setup of a fingerprint identification service of the user device, wherein the setup automatically sets up the fingerprint identification service without receiving a request from a user to set up the fingerprint identification service, capture, via the fingerprint reader, a fingerprint sample of the user of the user device; store the fingerprint sample; determine whether to generate a fingerprint template; generate the fingerprint template based on a determination to generate the fingerprint template; store the fingerprint template; provide a notification to the user that indicates that the fingerprint identification service can be activated; receive a request to activate the fingerprint identification service from the user; and activate the fingerprint identification service based on the request to activate the fingerprint identification service.. .
Sony Mobile Communications Inc.


Method and a system for matching fingerprint images obtained from different fingerprint image capturing devices


The present invention describes a method and the system for matching fingerprint images obtained from different fingerprint image capturing devices and implemented in an electronic device. Specifically, the method has steps of identifying minutiae and then identifying core point of the fingerprint images.
Savitribai Phule Pune University


Fingerprint detection with transparent cover


An electronic device includes a transparent cover and a light source disposed at an edge of the transparent cover. The light source is configured to inject light into the transparent cover.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


Semiconductor fingerprint identification sensor and manufacturing method thereof


Disclosed are a semiconductor fingerprint identification sensor and a method for manufacturing the same. The semiconductor fingerprint identification sensor includes: a sensing area, a control area and an interface area; the sensing area, the control area and the interface area are communicated with one another; a fingerprint information sensed in the sensing area is sent to the control area, and is output through the interface area after being processed in the control area; the sensing area includes an insulation layer, an wiring layer, a substrate layer and a protective layer which are stacked in a sequence, the wiring layer is embedded between the insulation layer and the substrate layer, a sensor array is disposed on a side of the substrate layer being in contact with the protective layer, a via hole corresponding to the sensor array is disposed on the substrate layer, the sensor array is electrically connected with a sensing lead circuit of the wiring layer through the via hole.
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.


Fingerprint encoding method and system, and fingerprint authenticating method and system


A fingerprint encoding method shows an alphanumeric character or a symbol offered by a system first. Then, users select a desired finger corresponded with the alphanumeric character or symbol to touch the sensor, thereby acquiring a fingerprint image or a fingerprint characteristic value of the finger to save the fingerprint image or the fingerprint characteristic value in a memory area corresponded with the alphanumeric character or the symbol in a memory.
Image Match Design Inc.


Security card having fingerprint authentication, processing system and processing method therefor


The present invention relates to a security card processing system and method, and more particularly, to a security card system and method wherein a security card is activated and security information stored in the security card is externally transmitted only when the card owner's fingerprint is authenticated using a fingerprint sensor built into the security card, thereby protecting against unauthorized use by other people. According to the present invention, unauthorized use of the security card by other people can be prevented and also security information of the owner of the security card can be protected from leaking since the security card is activated and the security information stored in the security card is externally transmitted only when the card owner's fingerprint is authenticated using a fingerprint sensor built into the security card..

User fingerprint authentication system


An integrated authentication system for automatically inputting a particular user's stored login credentials for an active process, such as a software application or website is employed on a conventional mobile device, such as a smartphone or tablet, through the use of a fingerprint scanner apparatus defining a conventional fingerprint recognition device having a conventional fingerprint sensor and memory for storing fingerprints and an input software application operative to identify the active process on the mobile device and retrieve and enter store login credentials based on an input from the fingerprint scanner apparatus.. .

Methods for identifying audio or video content


The disclosed technology generally relates to methods for identifying audio and video entertainment content. One claim recites network server comprising: an input for receiving data representing audio uploaded to said network server; memory for storing the data representing audio; one or more processors configured for processing the data representing audio to yield fingerprint data; memory for storing fingerprint data; one or more processors configured for: determining whether the fingerprint data incurs a potential match with the stored fingerprint data, the potential match indicating an unreliability in the match below a predetermined threshold; and issuing a call, upon a condition of unreliability in the match, requesting at least a first reviewer and a second reviewer to review the data representing audio; an interface for receiving results from the first reviewer and results from the second reviewer; and one or more processors configured for weighting results from the first reviewer differently than results from the second reviewer, and determining whether to allow public access to the data representing audio based at least in part on weighted results.
Digimarc Corporation


Method for enabling system operation based on a spectral fingerprint


A sensor system is disclosed, wherein the sensor system provides output data only when the error between a plurality of measured absorption wavelengths of a gas cell and a plurality of known absorption lines for the gas cell is less than or equal to a user-defined error margin.. .
Micron Optics, Inc.


Firearm configuration for reducing recoil


Disclosed is a firearm configuration for a handgun. The firearm configuration is designed to reduce the recoil forces encountered by a user upon firing the weapon.
5794 Corporation


Door hinge gap blocker for the protection of hands and fingers


A hinge stile gap blocking apparatus and a method designed to prevent hand and finger injuries resulting from inadvertent door closures. The apparatus includes a hinge gap cover for use with an existing hinged door and door surround configured to continuously occlude the hinge stile gap between a door jamb and the outer facing edge of a door hinge stile.

Method of managing an electronic control unit of an automobile through an integrated fingerprint recognition system


A method of managing an electronic control unit of an automobile through an integrated fingerprint recognition system is implemented between a vehicle and at least one driver. The driver is considered as a user profile within the system and can include a primary designation or a secondary designation.

Relevancy improvement through targeting of information based on data gathered from a networked device associated with a security sandbox of a client device


In one embodiment, a method of a relevancy-matching server includes matching primary data generated from a fingerprint data with targeted data based on a relevancy factor, locating in a storage the targeted data, a reference to the targeted data, and/or a metadata of the targeted data. A mobile device is associated with a television.

Relevancy improvement through targeting of information based on data gathered from a networked device associated with a security sandbox of a client device


A method, apparatus, and system related to relevancy improvement through targeting of information based on data gathered from a television associated with a security sandbox of a mobile device are disclosed. In one aspect, a system may include a television to generate a fingerprint data.

Local user authentication with neuro and neuro-mechanical fingerprints


In accordance with one embodiment, a method for locally verifying the identification of a user with an electronic device is disclosed. The method includes regenerating a neuro-mechanical fingerprint (nfp) in response to a micro-motion signal sensed at a body part.
Aerendir Mobile Inc.


Portable apparatus having detachable wireless elements


The present invention relates to a portable apparatus having detachable wireless elements. The portable apparatus having detachable wireless elements comprises a first device and a second device, in which the first device is able to charge the second device, access wireless network, and cooperate with the second device to authenticate a user with acoustic patterns or fingerprints.

Electronic device and registering fingerprint in electronic device


An electronic device includes: a fingerprint input unit located in one area of the electronic device to receive a fingerprint of a user; and a controller configured to control a display unit to display information on a fingerprint registration progress situation in correspondence to a plurality of fingerprints that are sequentially input to the fingerprint input unit, determine whether a fingerprint of the user is to be registered according to the fingerprint registration progress situation information, and register a fingerprint of the user by using at least some of the plurality of fingerprints. A fingerprint registration progress situation can be identified when a fingerprint is registered..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


Sensing fingerprint sensor and related sensing circuit


A sensing method of a fingerprint sensor includes the following steps: (a) applying a first voltage, a second voltage and a third voltage to a first node connected to an electrode plate to be measured, a second node disconnected from the first node, and a conductor adjacent to the electrode plate to be measured, respectively; (b) providing a first finger drive voltage for a finger; (c) stopping applying the first, second and third voltages to the first node, the second node and the conductor, respectively; (d) after step (c), applying a fourth voltage to the conductor, and connecting the first node to the second node; (e) after steps (b) and (c), providing a second finger drive voltage for the finger; and (f) after steps (d) and (e), obtaining a measurement result of the electrode plate to be measured according to a signal on the second node.. .
Elan Microelectronics Corporation


Method of controlling an electronic device to operate using a mobile terminal and the mobile terminal


The invention provides a method of controlling an electronic device to operate using a mobile terminal and the mobile terminal. Wherein the method comprises obtaining a confirmation message that a user has been authenticated sent by a biological recognition device, determining that the moving direction of a second fingerprint image on a touch screen of the mobile terminal is consistent with a predetermined direction; and sending an operation instruction to the electronic device so that the electronic device operates according to the operation instruction.
Golden Vast Macao Commercial Offshore Limited


Medical support system, medical care


A medical support system provides timeline information having medical care information of a patient arranged in a time sequence for use in medical care of the patient. A timeline entry device registers the timeline information in a database in association with fingerprint information (biometric information) for identifying the patient.
Fujifilm Corporation


Systems and methods for content selection based on search query correlation with broadcast media


An audience measurement service may monitor broadcasts in a region, ingesting closed captioning data, metadata, displayed text or logos, performing facial recognition on people, and/or generating audio/video fingerprints of broadcast content to create a database of content and associated keywords, along with times at which the content was broadcast. The audience measurement service may receive user search queries from a search provider and detect “spiking” queries.
Google Inc.


Ergonomic computer mouse with handheld and ambidextrous body design


This invention is an ergonomic computer mouse. The computer mouse body has a unique design in shape that may change the way for people to use a computer mouse.

Handheld devices configured to output haptic effects based on fingerprints


Handheld weapons using tactile feedback to deliver silent status information are described. One embodiment comprises a handheld weapon comprising: a housing comprising a user contactable region, a tactile element coupled to the user contactable region, and an actuator coupled to the tactile element and capable of outputting a haptic sensation localized to the tactile element..
Immersion Corporation


Enhanced indoor localization method


The present invention relates to a method for indoor localization of a user equipped with a localization device having electromagnetic signal receiver means and means for detecting the orientation in a predetermined spatial reference system, wherein the indoor space is divided up into a plurality of rooms each of which includes a plurality of spatial volumes or areas, nodes, which are connected together in a directed-graph arrangement, and wherein a plurality of radio transmitters each designed to emit a respective localization signal are arranged inside this space. The method is based on the synergic use of three localization methods, i.e.
Nextome S.r.l.


Display apparatus and information providing method thereof


Provided herein is a display apparatus that includes a communication interface configured to receive a first fingerprint corresponding to a first image and first time information corresponding to the first fingerprint from a server; a display configured to display an image; a detector configured to detect whether a currently displayed image corresponds to the first image based on the first fingerprint, and a controller configured to, in response to the first image being displayed, control the display to display first additional information corresponding to the first image, and determine a first time range based on the received first time information and control the detector to perform the detection within the determined first time range.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


Fingerprint enrollment using elongated fingerprint sensor


The present invention relates to a method of enrolling a fingerprint of a user's finger, by means of an elongated fingerprint sensor having a sensing area being smaller than the fingerprint. The method comprises the steps of instructing the user to place the finger on the fingerprint sensor with a first finger orientation for achieving a first angle between a longitudinal finger axis and a longitudinal sensor axis; acquiring a partial fingerprint image for the first orientation; instructing the user to place the finger on the fingerprint sensor with a second finger orientation for achieving a second angle; acquiring a partial fingerprint image for the second finger orientation; and forming a fingerprint enrollment representation for the finger based on the partial fingerprint images for the first and second finger orientations and a relation between the first angle and the second angle..
Fingerprint Cards Ab


Method and assigning device fingerprints to internet devices


A method for assigning a device fingerprint to a target device is provided. The method includes acquiring first attributes of the target device, the first attributes including at least one browser plug-in or one font; calculating a correlation value with respect the first attributes of the target device and second attributes of at least one second device having a device fingerprint stored in a device library.
Alibaba Group Holding Limited


Configuration data based fingerprinting for access to a resource


A method for providing a user system access to a resource includes obtaining configuration data identifying devices at the user system; receiving a request from the user system for access to a resource; applying a function to the configuration data to generate a current fingerprint; comparing the current fingerprint to a reference fingerprint associated with the resource; determining a degree of similarity between the current fingerprint and the reference fingerprint; and granting access to the resource in response to the degree of similarity between the current fingerprint and the reference fingerprint.. .
Carrier Corporation


Method for providing security service for wireless device and apparatus thereof


Disclosed are a method for providing a security service for a wireless device and an apparatus thereof. The method includes obtaining a wireless fingerprint of a wireless device, determining a wireless device type corresponding to the obtained wireless fingerprint by referring to a first database, determining a security policy corresponding to the determined wireless device type by referring to a second database, and applying the determined security policy to a service for the wireless device, so that the wireless device is provided with a tight security service..
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute


Data encryption/decryption using neuro and neuro-mechanical fingerprints


In accordance with one embodiment, a method for securing data is disclosed. The method includes sensing multi-dimensional motion of a body part of a user to generate a multi-dimensional signal; in response to the multi-dimensional signal and user calibration parameters, generating a neuro-mechanical fingerprint; and encrypting data with an encryption algorithm using the neuro-mechanical fingerprint as a key..
Aerendir Mobile Inc.


Streaming processing network metadata


An improved method and system for processing network metadata is described. Network metadata may be processed by dynamically instantiated executable software modules which make policy-based decisions about the character of the network metadata and about presentation of the network metadata to consumers of the information carried by the network metadata.
Netflow Logic Corporation


Finger recognition use in typing


A system and method for typing training are disclosed in which a fingerprint recognition system is included. The system recognizes a typist's fingers or fingerprints while the typist types the keys on a keypad such that the system determines which finger has pressed a particular key and can notify the typist when an incorrect finger is used to press a particular key.
Type A+ Llc


Keyless access control with neuro and neuro-mechanical fingerprints


In accordance with one embodiment, an access control system is disclosed. The access control system comprises an access control panel including a touchable surface, a multi-dimensional touch sensor under the touchable surface, and a processor coupled to the multi-dimensional touch sensor.
Aerendir Mobile Inc.


Systems and methods for performing fingerprint based user authentication using imagery captured using mobile devices


Technologies are presented herein in support of a system and method for performing fingerprint recognition. Embodiments of the present invention concern a system and method for capturing a user's biometric features and generating an identifier characterizing the user's biometric features using a mobile device such as a smartphone.
Hoyos Labs Ip Ltd.


Optical thin film transistor-type fingerprint sensor


The present invention relates to an optical thin film transistor-type fingerprint sensor, which comprises a backlight unit for irradiating light, including at least one of a red light source, the green light source and the infrared light source; and a photo sensor unit for sensing light irradiated from the backlight unit and reflected by a fingerprint of a user.. .
Silicon Display Technology


Sensor screen and display device including the same


A sensor screen and a display device including the same are described. The sensor screen can include a first base member including a first active area and a first bezel area and having a first thickness, a second base member which is positioned opposite the first base member and has a second thickness less than the first thickness, and at least one fingerprint sensor disposed in a portion of the first bezel area of one of the first and second base members.
Lg Display Co., Ltd.


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Capacitive fingerprint sensing device with current readout from sensing elements


The present invention relates to a capacitive fingerprint sensing device comprising a plurality of sensing elements. Each sensing element includes a protective dielectric top layer to be touched by a finger; an electrically conductive sensing structure arranged underneath the top layer; a charge amplifier connected to the sensing structure for providing a sensing voltage signal indicative of a change of a charge carried by the sensing structure resulting from a change in a potential difference between the finger and the sensing structure; and a voltage-to-current converter for converting the sensing voltage signal to a sensing current signal indicative of the change of charge carried by the sensing structure.
Fingerprint Cards Ab


Orthogonal frequency division scanning sensors


In embodiments, an apparatus includes a controller configured to operatively couple to a sensor (e.g., a touch panel sensor, a fingerprint sensor). The sensor includes a plurality of drive electrodes and a plurality of sense electrodes.
Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.






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