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new patent Customer communication system
A system for automatic authentication of service requests includes authentication of a remote access device. This authentication may be accomplished automatically prior to text or audio communication between a customer and a service agent.

new patent Optimizing media fingerprint retention to improve system resource utilization
Provided are devices, computer-program products, and methods for removing redundant data associated with frames. For example, a method can include receiving an initial frame, determining initial cue data for the initial frame, and sending the initial cue data to a server.
Vizio Inscape Technologies, Llc


new patent User terminal apparatus, electronic apparatus, system, and control method thereof
A user terminal apparatus is provided. The user terminal apparatus for performing a remote control function for an electronic apparatus includes a communication unit configured to communicate with an electronic apparatus for providing a text input user interface (ui), an input unit configured to receive a user command for input of a specific text on the text input ui, a fingerprint scanner provided in the input unit and configured to recognize a user fingerprint, and a controller configured to recognize a user fingerprint according to the user command and to transmit information corresponding to the recognized user fingerprint to the electronic apparatus in response to the electronic apparatus entering a preset text input mode..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


new patent Customer communication system including scheduling
A system for automatic authentication of service requests includes authentication of a remote access device. This authentication may be accomplished automatically prior to text or audio communication between a customer and a service agent.

new patent Identification of changed broadcast media items
Small changes in a broadcast version of a base media item can be identified by performing a multi-level comparison of digital fingerprints. A fingerprint of a base media item is compared to a fingerprint of a media broadcast to determine whether a media item embedded in a broadcast is likely, to a first level of certainty, to be the base media item.
Iheartmedia Management Services, Inc.


new patent Multi-player, multi-touch gaming table and using the same
A touch screen player interface includes a fiber optic plate, high-resolution infrared camera and projector. The fiber optic plate acts as a display surface for the output of the projector as well as a fingerprint and/or item scanner.
Novomatic Ag


new patent Customer communication system including service pipeline
A system for automatic authentication of service requests includes authentication of a remote access device. This authentication may be accomplished automatically prior to text or audio communication between a customer and a service agent.

new patent Fingerprint detecting apparatus and driving method thereof
A fingerprint detecting apparatus includes a plurality of fingerprint sensor devices. Each of the plurality of fingerprint sensor devices includes a first conductive layer in which a sensing electrode configured to receive a response signal from a subject according to application of a driving voltage is formed, a shield layer formed under the first conductive layer, and to which a ground potential is applied, a second conductive layer formed under the shield layer, a third conductive layer formed in a part under the second conductive layer, a gain controller formed between the second conductive layer and the third conductive layer, and configured to selectively vary again, and an amplifier configured to generate an output signal formed by amplifying the response signal as much as the gain.
Idex Asa


new patent On-the-go touchless fingerprint scanner
On-the-go fingerprint scanners and methods of capturing fingerprints on-the-go are disclosed. In some aspects, the on-the-go fingerprint scanner can include a scanning area and a beam break sensor disposed coincident to the scanning area such that the beam break sensor detects when an object passes through the scanning area.
Advanced Optical Systems, Inc.


new patent Method and fingerprint recognition and authentication
According to one embodiment of the present invention, provided is a method for fingerprint recognition and authentication, comprising: a step for sequentially acquiring a plurality of slice images including a fingerprint pattern via a fingerprint sensor; a slice dividing unit for dividing the slice images into block images; a step for converting spatial domain information of the block images into frequency domain information, and eliminating information of a high-frequency component by using a low-pass filter; and a step for forming a fingerprint pattern template by matching the block images, from which the information of the high-frequency component has been eliminated.. .
Crucialtec Co., Ltd


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Low profile illumination in an optical fingerprint sensor

An optical fingerprint sensor includes: cover glass for receiving a finger; a transparent electrode layer below a bottom surface of the cover glass; an organic light emitting diode layer (oled) below the transparent electrode layer; and a metal electrode layer below the oled layer. Multiple openings extend through each of the transparent electrode layer, oled layer, and metal electrode layer, and transmit reflected light reflected from a top surface of the cover glass when a finger is positioned over the top surface of the cover glass.
Synaptics Incorporated

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Method and obtaining identification information for musical pieces

In one aspect of the teachings herein, a wireless device is configured to obtain identification information for musical piece. Advantageously, the wireless device is configured so that a user can provide a triggering input to the wireless device when the user hears a musical piece of interest being played back on an audio system that is external to the wireless device and proximate to the user.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

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Document capture using client-based delta encoding with server

When different client devices request the same document, most of content of the response from the server (i.e. The response document from a web server) will be the same.
Quantum Metric, Llc

Systems and methods to determine a location of a mobile device

Systems and methods to position beacons at traffic choke points, use a mobile device to detect the peaks of beacon signals corresponding to the mobile device traveling through the traffic “choke points”, and thus determine accurately the position and speed of the mobile device in the transport corridor between the choke points. The determined position and speed of the mobile device can be used to improve the performance of other location determination technologies, such as radio frequency fingerprint-based location estimate and/or inertial guidance location estimate..
Westfield Labs Corporation

Method of determining if personal belonging or space has been disturbed via blutetooth low energy

The present invention provides a method of detection disturbances of movement and light for semi-secure items via a bluetooth enabled ‘chip’ which will alert a cellular device within range of any changes via 1) gyroscope and 2) photocell or other light measuring device. Data collection from the device is started by pressing a button, after which a ten second period is afforded to place the device in location to be monitored.

Detecting channel change in automatic content recognition fingerprint matching

The disclosed system and method receives, from a media device, a query fingerprint that includes an ordered sequence of frames of content being consumed, and matches the query fingerprint with frame fingerprints by determining a distance between respective frame fingerprints and corresponding ones of the ordered sequence of frames. The matching may be performed by populating a binary tree structure with respective distances, chronologically across leaf nodes of the binary tree structure, and then noting a value of the root node.
Sorenson Media, Inc.

Media fingerprinting for content determination and retrieval

Audio fingerprinting and other media matching technologies can be used to identify broadcast media, such as television shows and radio broadcasts. A user device can record image, audio, and/or video information and upload information to a matching service that is able to use matching technology to identify the media and provide supplemental content or information to the user.
Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.

Media fingerprinting for content determination and retrieval

Audio fingerprinting and other media matching technologies can be used to identify broadcast media, such as television shows and radio broadcasts. A user device can record image, audio, and/or video information and upload information to a matching service that is able to use matching technology to identify the media and provide supplemental content or information to the user.
Sony Interactive Entertainment 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.

Waterproof housing

A waterproof housing without any screwing structure includes a top waterproof module, a waterproof gasket disposed on the top waterproof module, and a bottom waterproof module detachably combined with the top waterproof module. The top waterproof module has a top case, a transparent plate, and a resilient film.
Ichia Technologies,inc.

Streaming processing network metadata

A 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

System and prevention of denial of service attacks for hosted network address translator

To determine the correct media stream to latch onto, the system and method uses a hashing algorithm to uniquely identify a legitimate media stream. A first invite message is received at a session border controller (sbc) to establish a communication session.
Avaya Inc.

Printed circuit board assembly forming enhanced fingerprint module

A printed circuit board assembly (pcba) forming an enhanced fingerprint module is disclosed. The pcba includes a printed circuit board (pcb), an image sensing chip, at least one electrode and a protection layer.
Sunasic Technologies, Inc.

Dual mode memory array security apparatus, systems and methods

Read-only (“ro”) data consisting of a physically unclonable function (“puf”) pattern is written to a ferroelectric random-access memory (“fram”) memory array. The fram array is baked to imprint the puf pattern with a selected average depth of imprint and a corresponding average read reliability.
Texas Instruments Incorporated

User terminal apparatus, electronic apparatus, system, and control method thereof

A user terminal apparatus is provided. The user terminal apparatus for performing a remote control function for an electronic apparatus includes a communication unit configured to communicate with an electronic apparatus for providing a text input user interface (ui), an input unit configured to receive a user command for input of a specific text on the text input ui, a fingerprint scanner provided in the input unit and configured to recognize a user fingerprint, and a controller configured to recognize a user fingerprint according to the user command and to transmit information corresponding to the recognized user fingerprint to the electronic apparatus in response to the electronic apparatus entering a preset text input mode..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Image reconstruction

A system, method, and computer program product for efficiently reconstructing a pattern, such as a fingerprint, from a set of multiple impressions of portions of that pattern. The system may evaluate images of patterns taken from a series of multiple impressions and reconstruct the pattern from the image portions while providing the operator with realtime feedback of a status of the set of images.
Idex Asa

Tradeline fingerprint

Improved systems and methods are provided for identifying financial relationships. In particular, financial relationships may be identified by associating tradelines with one or more people who sign or co-sign on the tradeline.
American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc.

Apparatus and processing medical image

An apparatus for processing medical images includes a storage unit storing fingerprints that respectively correspond to a plurality of functions, a user input unit detecting a fingerprint of a user, and a controller performing a function corresponding to the detected fingerprint, from among the functions.. .
Samsung Medison Co., Ltd.

Fingerprint identification module

A fingerprint identification module including a cover plate, a fingerprint identification sensor, a first adhesive layer, and at least one light source is provided. The cover plate has an inner surface, an outer surface opposite to the inner surface, and a plurality of microstructures located at the inner surface.
Gingy Technology Inc.

Fingerprint identification module

A fingerprint identification module includes a cover plate, a fingerprint identification sensor, at least one light source, and a plurality of fibers. The cover plate has an inner surface and an outer surface opposite to the inner surface.
Gingy Technology Inc.

Electronic device and controlling access to same

A method of controlling access to an electronic device includes scanning a fingerprint of a user and obtaining a first image of the fingerprint. A preset number of feature points of the fingerprint from the first image are extracted.
Chiun Mai Communication Systems, Inc.

Rules driven pan id metadata routing system and network

Content objects are associated with metadata via content identifiers that are derived from sensed signals captured by requesting mobile devices. In response to a content based query from a mobile device, content fingerprints and extracted digital codes decoded from the sensed signals are issued to a network based router system.
Digimarc Corporation

Electronic device with a touch sensor and operating the same

An electronic device has a combination touch sensor (such as a fingerprint reader) and mechanical switch (actuated, for example, by a button press). The electronic device carries out various functions according to whether the touch sensor is being touched, the mechanical switch is being actuated, the electronic device is face up or face down, the state of the electronic device (awake or in sleep mode), and the function that the electronic device is currently carrying out..
Google Technology Holdings Llc

Data execution device

A data execution device includes an input module including a single selection unit having three different selection locations at which selection is performed via a finger, i.e., a selection means, and a sensor unit having sensors generating signals in response to the selection; wherein the input module is provided to include three contact locations under the selection unit, located under the selection locations, and at least three sensors of the sensor unit spaced apart from the contact locations, respectively, by a predetermined distance, the selection locations are located within a range corresponding to the fingerprint region of a single thumb, and a separation distance formed under the center of the selection unit is configured to be shorter than a separation distance formed under each of the one side and other side of the selection unit.. .

Method of and formulating multicomponent drug

Provided are a method of and an apparatus for formulating a multicomponent drug capable of surely making a multicomponent drug meeting criteria for productization with high accuracy into a product. The method and apparatus obtain a chromatogram from an extract or a base of a multicomponent drug, evaluate whether the base meets the criteria for productization based on the obtained chromatogram with high accuracy, and subject the base determined in the high-accuracy evaluating as an accepted one meeting the criteria to dosage form processing, to produce a formulated drug having a given dosage-form.
Tsumura & Co.

Padlock

A padlock is disclosed comprising an electronic circuitry and such that the padlock may be opened via a near field communication network such as bluetooth™ or via other electronic means such as an integrated fingerprint scanner. In one embodiment the padlock is capable of receiving and transmitting radio frequency signals from nearby sensor nodes containing information regarding temperature, humidity, moisture, speed, vibration, liquid level, concentration of gases and other sensing devices for use in a system for monitoring, tracking, tracing, alarms, access management, access recording, authenticity and integrity of goods, documents or other valued objects in storage or transit..
Rynan Technologies Pte. Ltd

Method of and formulating multicomponent drug

Provided are a method of and an apparatus for formulating a multicomponent drug capable of surely making a multicomponent drug meeting criteria for productization with high accuracy into a product. The method and apparatus obtain a chromatogram from an extract or a base of a multicomponent drug, evaluate whether the base meets the criteria for productization based on the obtained chromatogram with high accuracy, and subject the base determined in the high-accuracy evaluating as an accepted one meeting the criteria to dosage form processing, to produce a formulated drug having a given dosage-form.
Tsumura & Co.

Active matrix capacitive fingerprint sensor for display integration based on charge sensing by a 2-tft pixel architecture

Embodiments described herein include an input device including an array of sensing pixels configured to sense an input object in a sensing region, each of the sensing pixels including a sense element. Each of the sensing pixels also includes a first transistor, wherein the first transistor includes a gate terminal connected to a row select line and a second terminal connected to the sense element.
Synaptics Incorporated

Modulation scheme for fingerprint sensing

This disclosure generally provides a fingerprint sensor that derives a fingerprint by measuring capacitive sensing signals while modulating a reference voltage rail used to power the fingerprint sensor. In one embodiment, the fingerprint sensor is integrated into an electronic device which may include other components such as a display, i/o devices, speakers, and the like.
Synaptics Incorporated

Frequency-based reputation

In an example embodiment, there is disclosed an anti-malware system and method that analyzes applications and other executable objects at the subroutine level. Each subroutine may be assigned an execution frequency score, which may be based on simulated execution in an insulated environment, on real-world operating conditions, or on static analysis.
Mcafee, Inc.

Multichannel device utilizing a centralized out-of-band authentication system (cobas)

A multichannel security system is disclosed, which system is for granting and denying access to a host computer in response to a demand from an access-seeking individual and computer. The access-seeker has a peripheral device operative within an authentication channel to communicate with the security system.
Strikeforce Technologies, Inc.

Screen cover and cleaner

Embodiments of the present invention provide a apparatus and method for covering and cleaning the screens of electronic devices. Certain embodiments are configured to conveniently, routinely and safely clean the surface of a mobile phone, electronic reader or mini-computing device during its normal use.

Pattern mapping

A system, method, and computer program product for efficiently mapping a pattern, such as a fingerprint, from a set of multiple impressions of portions of that pattern. The system may evaluate images of patterns taken from a series of multiple impressions and map the pattern from the image portions while providing the operator with realtime feedback of a status of the set of images.
Idex Asa

Systems and methods for generating bookmark video fingerprints

Systems and methods for replacing original media bookmarks of at least a portion of a digital media file with replacement bookmarks is described. A media fingerprint engine detects the location of the original fingerprints associated with the portion of the digital media file and a region analysis algorithm characterizes regions of media file spanning the location of the original bookmarks by data class types.
Synergy Sports Technology. Llc

Apparatus and computer-implemented fingerprint based authentication

A computer-implemented method of performing fingerprint based authentication from matching local features represented by binary features which can be matched in an efficient implementation in one or both of software and hardware by computing hamming distances between the binary features. A local feature in a verification image is said to be matching with a local feature in an enrolment image if the hamming distance between the binary features falls below a pre-determined threshold.
Fingerprint Cards Ab

Method and detecting fake fingerprint, and recognizing fingerprint

An apparatus and method for detecting a fake fingerprint is disclosed. The apparatus may divide an input fingerprint image into blocks, determine an image quality assessment (iqa) value associated with each block, determine a confidence value based on the iqa values using a confidence determination model, and determine whether an input fingerprint in the input fingerprint image is a fake fingerprint based on the determined confidence value..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

System and biometric enrollment and verification

A system and method for biometric enrollment and verification compares a test biometric image (e.g., of a fingerprint) with each of a plurality of reference biometric images of one or more enrolled users. Verification of a user as an enrolled user is based on the cumulative amount of overlap between the test image and the reference images.
Idex Asa

Correction of diffraction effects in an ultrasonic sensor

Embodiments of correcting diffraction effects in an ultrasonic sensor are disclosed. In one embodiment, an ultrasonic sensor may include an ultrasonic transmitter configured to transmit an ultrasonic wave, a piezoelectric receiver layer configured to receive a reflected wave of the ultrasonic wave, where the reflected wave comprises a plurality of images of a fingerprint having a plurality of phases in a time sequence, and a platen layer configured to protect the ultrasonic transmitter and the piezoelectric receiver layer.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Fingerprint recognition method and apparatus

A fingerprint recognition method includes generating an enrollment modified image by modifying a fingerprint image corresponding to a fingerprint to be enrolled; extracting enrollment property information from the fingerprint image; generating mapping information that maps the enrollment modified image to the enrollment property information; and storing the enrollment modified image and the enrollment property information.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Touch panel with fingerprint identification function and fabricating the same

A touch panel with a fingerprint identification function includes a cover plate, a mask layer, a flexible substrate, and a fingerprint sensing array. The mask layer is disposed on the cover plate for defining an operating, region and a non-operating, region of the touch panel.
Tpk Touch Solutions (xiamen) Inc.

Fingerprint sensing device comprising three-dimensional pattern

There is provided a fingerprint sensing device comprising: a sensing chip comprising an array of sensing elements, the sensing elements being configured to be connected to readout circuitry for detecting a capacitive coupling between each of the sensing elements and a finger placed on a sensing surface of the sensing device; a cover layer arranged vertically above the sensing elements to cover at least a portions of the sensing elements, wherein an outer surface of the cover layer form the sensing surface of the sensing device; wherein the cover layer comprises a three-dimensional pattern configured to reduce the amount of reflected light within a predetermined sub-range of the visible range. There is also provided a method for manufacturing a fingerprint sensing device..
Fingerprint Cards Ab





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