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Video fingerprinting

Media identification system with fingerprint database balanced according to search loads

Fingernail drill

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 Method and system for detecting data modification within computing device patent thumbnailMethod and system for detecting data modification within computing device
A method and apparatus for detecting data modification in a layered operating system is disclosed. Outbound content indicators at different layers are compared to detect potential outbound data modifications.
 Video fingerprinting patent thumbnailVideo 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.
 Media identification system with fingerprint database balanced according to search loads patent thumbnailMedia identification system with fingerprint database balanced according to search loads
A media identification system generates reference fingerprints for known media samples and stores the reference fingerprints in a reference database. The media identification system uses the reference fingerprints to match a fingerprint generated from an unknown media sample to identify that unknown sample.
 Fingernail drill patent thumbnailFingernail drill
A fingernail drill has a drill bit and a tip which is capable of drilling through a thickness of a fingernail. The tip extends longitudinally outwards from an abutment integrally formed with the drill bit, and the drill cannot drill past the abutment.
 Modulation of stem cells using zinc finger proteins patent thumbnailModulation of stem cells using zinc finger proteins
Methods and compositions for modifying stem cells using one or more zfps are disclosed. Such methods and compositions are useful for facilitating processes such as, for example, dedifferentiating cells, differentiating stem cells into the desired phenotype, propagating stem cells and/or facilitating cloning..
 Evaluation and improvement of nuclease cleavage specificity patent thumbnailEvaluation and improvement of nuclease cleavage specificity
Engineered nucleases (e.g., zinc finger nucleases (zfns), transcriptional activator-like effector nucleases (talens), and others) are promising tools for genome manipulation and determining off-target cleavage sites of these enzymes is of great interest. We developed an in vitro selection method that interrogates 1011 dna sequences for their ability to be cleaved by active, dimeric nulceases, e.g., zfns and talens.
 Method of matching, biometric matching apparatus, and computer program patent thumbnailMethod of matching, biometric matching apparatus, and computer program
A method of matching fingerprints is disclosed. The method comprises, for a first minutia point, being assigned as a planet minutia point a) determining pairs including the planet minutia point and a satellite minutia point, respectively, such that a cluster is formed; b) comparing the clusters of the respective sets and excluding nonmatching satellites; c) counting links in the cluster formed by remaining pairs; and d) for remaining satellite minutia points, performing steps a) to c) with respective satellite minutia point assigned as planet minutia point to form a supercluster by iterating steps a) to d) and superadding the clusters; calculating a score of the supercluster based on the aggregate counted links; and comparing the score with a threshold.
 Device for evaluation of fluids using electromagnetic energy patent thumbnailDevice for evaluation of fluids using electromagnetic energy
A portable, tabletop fluid sampling device simplifies spectral analysis to produce an accurate but inexpensive chromatic fingerprint for fluid samples. In one embodiment, the sampling device uses an array of variable wavelength led emitters and photodiode detectors to measure rayleigh scattering of electromagnetic energy from the fluid sample contained in a cuvette.
 Mobile wireless hand-held biometric capture, processing and communication system and method for biometric identification patent thumbnailMobile wireless hand-held biometric capture, processing and communication system and method for biometric identification
A mobile, wireless biometric identification system includes a biometric capture device, associated software and processes which enable a commercially available wireless communication device, such as a smartphone, using a commercially established wireless communication networks, to capture a digital image of a human biometric (iris, fingerprint, etc.) for transmission via a secure connection to a central server. The capture device is designed to focus on the difficult task of capturing the highest possible quality image for encoding and comparison, while the overall system is designed to leverage the existing cellular communication network.
 Card with integrated fingerprint authentication patent thumbnailCard with integrated fingerprint authentication
A card, such as a credit or identification card, including an authenticating element for authenticating the card with a service provider, a fingerprint reader integral with the card for reading a fingerprint provided by a user of the card, and a processing element for comparing the fingerprint provided by the user to a fingerprint of an owner of the card to confirm that the user is the owner. In one variation, there is also provided a means for determining whether an object presented to the fingerprint reader is a finger of the user presenting the card..
Nuclear magnetic resonance (nmr) fingerprinting
Apparatus, methods, and other embodiments associated with nmr fingerprinting are described. One example nmr apparatus includes an nmr logic configured to repetitively and variably sample a (k, t, e) space associated with an object to acquire a set of nmr signals.
Method for improving the resistance of plants to viruses
A method for improving the resistance of a plant to viruses, includes modifying the genome of the plant so as to at least partially inhibit the activity of a csn5 protein of the plant. The modification of the genome of the plant can involve mutating a gene of the plant that encodes the csn5 protein, or can be selected so as to cause the overexpression of a mini zinc finger (mif) protein..
Embedded authentication systems in an electronic device
This invention is directed to an electronic device with an embedded authentication system for restricting access to device resources. The authentication system may include one or more sensors operative to detect biometric information of a user.
Trusted and secure techniques for item delivery and execution
Documents and other items can be delivered electronically from sender to recipient with a level of trustedness approaching or exceeding that provided by a personal document courier. A trusted electronic go-between can validate, witness and/or archive transactions while, in some cases, actively participating in or directing the transaction.
Multifunction multimedia device
A method for interpreting messages, user-defined alert conditions, voice commands and performing an action in response is described. A method for annotating media content is described.
Methods for identifying and monitoring drug side effects
The present invention relates generally to methods for identifying drug side effects by detecting perturbations in organ-specific molecular blood fingerprints. The invention further relates to methods for identifying drug-specific organ-specific molecular blood fingerprints.
Fingerprint imaging and quality characterization
A fingerprint processing system comprises a fingerprint sensor configured to generate an image of a fingerprint, and a processor configured to process the fingerprint image. The processor is operable to generate a ridge flow map comprising ridge flow vectors characterizing the fingerprint, and a multi-layer decomposition based on the ridge flow vectors.
Fingerprinting apparatus, system, and method
An apparatus, system and method for biometric acquisition are disclosed. In one embodiment, a sensor is configured to detect a biometric signature of a subject.
Power supply device for door handle
A power supply device for a door handle is provided. A rotation shaft of the door handle is provided with a drive gear, a first speed-change gear, a second speed-change gear, and a generator.
Apparatus and method for identifying similarity via dynamic decimation of token sequence n-grams
An apparatus for identifying related code variants or text samples includes processing circuitry configured to execute instructions for receiving query binary code, processing the query binary code to generate one or more query code fingerprints comprising compressed representations of respective functional components of the query binary code, generating token sequence n-grams of the fingerprints, hashing the n-grams, partitioning samples by length to compare selected samples based on length, and identifying similarity via dynamic decimation of token sequence n-grams.. .
Network client software and system validation
A method for validating a client system is disclosed. A trust broker system receives a request to connect to a server system from a previously authorized client system, wherein the client system has an associated user agent.
Method for authenticating key information between terminals of a communication link
With the help of a key management protocol, the transmitted key information is authenticated by at least one certificate signed by the terminals, and at least one fingerprint of the public keys or certificate, which were used for authenticating the key information, is added to the useful part of an sip message. The identity information present in the header of an sip message is additionally copied into a region of the header or the useful part, and a signature is produced by way of the fingerprint, the datum information presented in the header of an sip message, the copied identity information, and optionally the certificate reference information, and is inserted into a further region of the header of the sip message.
Image-related methods and arrangements
A user captures an image of a retail product with a smartphone. Product recommendations associated with the retail product are provided to the smartphone.
Pen/pencil grip
The present disclose describes and teaches a pen/pencil grip and a product combining the pen/pencil grip with a pen/pencil. The pen/pencil grip may include a head section, a middle section, and a tail section forming a continuous and smoothly connected body.
Apparatus and method for fingerprinting sensing
A biometric sensor apparatus and method are disclosed, which may comprise a flexible substrate comprising a first side surface and a second side surface opposing the first side surface; a biometric sensor portion comprising biometric image sensing elements formed on the second side surface forming at least part of a biometric sensor array sensing capacitively induced changes induced by a biometric in the vicinity of the biometric image sensing elements; a biometric sensor controller integrated circuit mounted to the flexible substrate on one of the first side surface and the second side surface of the flexible substrate; an edge surface of the flexible substrate including at least one conductively plated perforation in the flexible substrate; and an electro-static discharge element formed on or as part of the flexible substrate and electrically connected to the at least one conductively plated perforation.. .
Method for identifying an individual and corresponding device
A method for identifying an individual having at least one physical print that includes at least one fingerprint. The method includes a print marking step by which at least one physical print is marked at at least one minutia.
Biometric sensing device for three dimensional imaging of subcutaneous structures embedded within finger tissue
A system, apparatus and method for obtaining biometric data from characteristics of a fingerprint and obtaining characteristics of subcutaneous structures that are embedded within finger tissue and located in relation to the fingerprint.. .
Intelligent matcher based on situational or spatial orientation
Predicting likely fingerprint information (most likely finger, orientation, or otherwise), responsive to situational information or spatial orientation, for matching with a function button. The device determines first, second, and further likely choices.
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.
Capacitive sensing array modulation
A capacitive fingerprint sensor that may be formed of an array of sensing elements. Each capacitive sensing element of the array may register a voltage that varies with the capacitance of a capacitive coupling.
Method and apparatuses of transparent fingerprint imager integrated with touch display device
The present invention describes a transparent fingerprint imaging apparatus wherein said apparatus comprises, a plurality of column lines, a plurality of scan lines, a plurality of data lines, and a plurality of fingerprint capacitance sensing cells wherein a fingerprint capacitance sensing cell further comprises, a fingerprint capacitor comprising a transparent capacitance detecting electrode and a transparent capacitance-detecting dielectric layer, a transparent reference capacitor coupled with said fingerprint capacitor with one electrode connecting to the fingerprint capacitor, and an amplification transparent tft (thin-film transistor) wherein the gate electrode of the amplification transparent tft connects to the transparent capacitance detecting electrode, one terminal of said amplification transparent tft connects to a data line and the other terminal connects to a scan line.. .
Operating method and electronic device
An operating method of an electronic device having a fingerprint sensor unit is provided. In the operating method, a touch action of an input device is sensed and a touch signal is generated by the fingerprint sensor unit.
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.
Method and device for data transmissions using rdma
Method and device for data transmissions using rdma. The present invention is implemented between a first entity using a first data structure type and a second entity using a second data structure type over a third entity.
Active catalog
Paper catalog pages can be optically scanned to produce “fingerprints” identifying those pages. Database records for products featured on those pages can be mapped to the pages' fingerprints.
Thermochromic coloring pad
A children's coloring pad may incorporate thermochromic pigments that are specially formulated to develop color and clear color by respective applications of cold and hot temperatures. The pad may be used in a similar manner as with respect to finger painting, but without the residual mess..
Survey techniques for generating location fingerprint data
Surveying techniques for generating location fingerprint data are described. A mobile device can survey a venue by measuring, at multiple locations at the venue, signals from one or more signal sources.
Tiered delivery of location data
Techniques of delivering location data are described. A location server can receive, from a mobile device, a request for location data for determining a location of the mobile device at a venue.
Reducing location search space
Methods, program products, and systems for reducing a location search space are described. A mobile device, when arriving at a venue, can determine a location of the mobile device using signals from one or more signal sources associated with the venue.
Coating compositions comprising non-ionic surfactant exhibiting reduced fingerprint visibility
Presently described are coating compositions comprising a polymerizable resin composition and a non-ionic unpolymerizable surfactant. In some embodiments, the coating comprises greater than 10 wt-% of non-ionic unpolymerizable surfactant.
Fingerprint sensing and enrollment
A sequence of biometric data images is received, such as, for example, a sequence of fingerprint images, and a set of biometric data images is selected from the sequence of images. The set of images can include one or more segments of at least one image in the sequence of images.
Touchless fingerprinting acquisition and processing application for mobile devices
This disclosure is of a biometric authentication system and method. The system includes a mobile device having a camera and a screen, and a database.
Method and apparatus for classifying touch events on a touch sensitive surface
An apparatus classifies touch events. The apparatus includes a touch sensitive surface configured to generate a touch event when an object touches the touch sensitive surface.
Fingerprint driven profiling
A method, performed by a computer device, may include detecting a finger on a touchscreen and determining a finger pattern based on a contact area of the finger with the touchscreen. The method may further include selecting content based on the determined finger pattern and presenting the selected content on the touchscreen..
Smart card and smart system with enhanced security features
A smart card includes a fingerprint sensor/scanner which matches and verifies a person's identity against an on-board stored fingerprint template. If the identity is verified, the card will permit access to information stored on the card.
Alternate user interfaces for multi tuner radio device
A method, device, system, and media are directed to controlling a multi-tuner radio. A voice command may be received and/or filtered.
Systems and methods for continuous biometric authentication and presence detection of user of an information handling system
In accordance with embodiments of the present disclosure, an information handling system may include a user interface and a processor communicatively coupled to the user interface. The user interface may comprise a touch sensor configured to detect biometric fingerprint data of a human interacting within a user-interactive area of the user interface.
Client application fingerprinting based on analysis of client requests
Processes are disclosed for fingerprinting and identifying client applications based on the analysis of client requests. In an http-based embodiment, a fingerprint is constructed based on the presence and order of http headers included in a request from a client application or device.
Game system and gaming method having identification function
A game system with an identification function. A fingerprint sensor reads fingerprint information of a game player and outputs the fingerprint information to a processor through first and second bluetooth modules.
Multifunction multimedia device
A method for interpreting messages, user-defined alert conditions, voice commands and performing an action in response is described. A method for annotating media content is described.
Ridge direction extraction device, ridge direction extraction method, and ridge direction extraction program
A ridge direction extraction unit, which analyses the shape of a ridge in a fingerprint image and extracts the ridge direction that indicates the slope of the ridge, includes: a low confidence region density value conversion module that reduces the density values in a low confidence region to generate a density conversion image; a synthesized image generating module for synthesizing a high confidence region and the low confidence region to generate a synthesized image; an auxiliary direction determining function for determining which ridge direction in the synthesized image is to be the auxiliary direction and deriving the degree of confidence in the auxiliary direction; and a high confidence region expanding module for calculating the degree of confidence in the direction, and correcting the ridge direction in the low confidence direction contiguous with the high confidence region so as to increase the degree of confidence in the ridge direction.. .
Finger sensor including encapsulating layer over sensing area and related methods
A fingerprint sensor may include a substrate, and a finger sensing ic on the substrate and including a finger sensing area on an upper surface thereof for sensing an adjacent finger. The fingerprint sensor may include an encapsulating material on the finger sensing ic and covering the finger sensing area, and a bezel adjacent the finger sensing area and on an uppermost surface of the encapsulating layer..
Image sensing apparatus for fingerprint identification and related decoder circuit
An image sensing apparatus includes a substrate, a light guide plate, a plurality of photosensors and a light source. The substrate has a first side.
Method to trace video content processed by a decoder
The method traces the origin of a (illegally) distributed video material. It fingerprints a data object a having a nominal stream format f to provide a fingerprinted data object b including a pre-fingerprinting forensic luring process..
System and method for personalizing a card
Systems and methods for personalizing data card are disclosed. One embodiment includes a card receiver configured to receive one or more data cards, a control system connected to the card receiver, the control system configured to receive personalization information, an encoder system connected to the control system, the encoder system configured to encode the one or more data cards with at least some portion of the personalization information, a card reader connected to the control system, the card reader configured to read magnetic fingerprint information from the one or more data cards, and the control system configured to store the magnetic fingerprint information..
Systems and methods for improving server and client performance in fingerprint acr systems
A system and method are disclosed that improve the efficiency and performance of an automatic content recognition (acr) system. Several approaches are described that may be used alone or in combination to reduce total system computational costs related to the manner in which such an acr means takes samples, called “fingerprints,” of digital content being played by a television display device and transmits said fingerprints to a remote server to be compared to a database of fingerprints from known programming.
Systems and methods for multi-broadcast differentiation
A system and method is disclosed for resolving false positives in a centralized, real-time automatic content recognition system that is ingesting, fingerprinting, and attempting to match for recognition purposes, multiple streams of broadcast content that are simultaneously arriving from a plurality of sources. In particular, the problem of identifying which specific broadcast of certain programming has been matched, including the episode of a series, as well as the channel, time zone and time of broadcast and whether the programing is being watched “live” as broadcast or from a dvr time-shifted source, is addressed.
Methods and systems for applications for z-numbers
Specification covers new algorithms, methods, and systems for artificial intelligence, soft computing, and deep learning/recognition, e.g., image recognition (e.g., for action, gesture, emotion, expression, biometrics, fingerprint, facial, ocr (text), background, relationship, position, pattern, and object), big data analytics, machine learning, training schemes, crowd-sourcing (experts), feature space, clustering, classification, svm, similarity measures, modified boltzmann machines, optimization, search engine, ranking, question-answering system, soft (fuzzy or unsharp) boundaries/impreciseness/ambiguities/fuzziness in language, natural language processing (nlp), computing-with-words (cww), parsing, machine translation, sound and speech recognition, video search and analysis (e.g. Tracking), image annotation, geometrical abstraction, image correction, semantic web, context analysis, data reliability, z-number, z-web, z-factor, rules engine, control system, autonomous vehicle, self-diagnosis and self-repair robots, system diagnosis, medical diagnosis, biomedicine, data mining, event prediction, financial forecasting, economics, risk assessment, e-mail management, database management, indexing and join operation, memory management, data compression, event-centric social network, image ad network..
General purpose vehicle detail cleaning solution
A general purpose detail cleaning solution contains a blend of chemicals in one solution to remove water spots, swirls, dust and fingerprints in existing waxes, polishes and sealants, and revitalize paint. The solution will preferably be available in both squeeze bottles and spray bottles.
Snap mobile security apparatuses, methods and systems
The snap mobile security apparatuses, methods and systems (hereinafter “sms”) provide verification, access and security, via sms components, to virtual wallet based electronic financial transactions. In one implementation, the sms receives a request from a user's device to decode a scannable code and verify the security of the decoded code's contents.
Saliva glucose monitoring system
A glucose sensor suitable for measuring glucose levels in human saliva is provided. Systems containing the glucose sensor and methods for making and using the sensor are also provided.
Hand-held power tool with an ergonomic handle
A hand-held power tool includes a tool housing on which an ergonomic handle is formed for a user's hand, including the user's thumb, index finger, middle finger, ring finger, and small finger. The handle includes a first region for the index finger and the thumb, a second region for the middle finger, a third region for the ring finger, and a fourth region for the small finger.
Inserting advertisements into video content
Methods and systems to insert advertisements and/or other supplemental or replacement content into a stream of video content are described. In some example embodiments, the methods and systems receive a request to replace a portion of video content currently playing at a client device with supplemental video content, such as an advertisement.
Authorizing devices based on identifying content distributor
Methods and systems to authorize devices and/or perform other actions based on identifying content distributors are described. In some example embodiments, the methods and systems access video content playing at a client device, calculate fingerprints of a portion of the video content, identify a distributor of the video content based on the fingerprints, and perform an action in response to the identification of the distributor of the video content, such as actions to authorize the client device or other associated devices (e.g., second screens) to receive content from the distributor, actions to present sponsored content to the client device or associated devices, and so on..
System and method for automated broadcast media identification
An media identification system, operable by a network entity, receives media data for broadcast program segments including at least one of video data or audio data. The media identification system encodes a reference fingerprint based on the media data and receives a program log associated with the media data, the program log including segment names and broadcast times for the broadcast program segments.
Methods and systems for fingerprint template enrollment and distribution process
A system and method may comprise providing a database comprising a user list and a user device list, the user list comprising a list of user biometric identifiers, each extracted from and unique to a respective template of a user biometric of a verified user, and the user device list comprising a list of user biometric identifiers each extracted from and unique to a respective template of a user biometric of a verified user device associated with the verified user; and determining one of (1) whether a user biometric identifier of a known user biometric received from an unverified user device matches a user biometric identifier on the user device list and (2) whether a user biometric identifier extracted from and unique to a new user biometric template received from a verified user device matches a user biometric identifier in the stored user list.. .
Identifying video content via fingerprint matching
Methods and systems to identify video content based on video fingerprint matching are described. In some example embodiments, the methods and systems generate a query fingerprint of a frame of video content captured at a client device, query a database of reference fingerprints, determine the query fingerprint of the frame of captured video content matches a reference fingerprint, and identify the video content based on the match of fingerprints..
System and method for fingerprinting datasets
Systems and methods for the matching of datasets, such as input audio segments, with known datasets in a database are disclosed. In an illustrative embodiment, the use of the presently disclosed systems and methods is described in conjunction with recognizing known network message recordings encountered during an outbound telephone call.
Real-time classification of data into data compression domains
For real-time classification of data into data compression domains, a decision is made for which of the data compression domains write operations should be forwarded by reading randomly selected data of the write operations for computing a set of classifying heuristics thereby creating a fingerprint for each of the write operations. The write operations having a similar fingerprint are compressed together in a similar compression stream..
Ticket transfer
A system and method transfers a ticket from one party to another through a ticketing application in a computing device. A purchased ticket may be electronically received by the user and saved to a database accessible by the computing device.
Discovery of music artist and title by a radio station connection to an acoustic fingerprinting service provider
Methods and apparatus for a radio station to communicate station identification and song metadata and audio for songs as they are played to an acoustic analysis system for song recognition to users of the acoustic analysis system.. .

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