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Date/App# patent app List of recent Fingerprint-related patents
07/14/16
20160205652 
 Location positioning using m2m ecosystem patent thumbnailLocation positioning using m2m ecosystem
Machine-to-machine (m2m) devices are used to enable the automatic collection of fingerprint data without human intervention at various locations in a wireless communication system. A location server receives fingerprint data collected by one or more m2m devices positioned at fixed locations in the wireless communication system, and stores the fingerprint data received for each of the one or more m2m devices in the location database to associate the received fingerprint data with the fixed location of the corresponding m2m device.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


07/14/16
20160205292 
 Fingerprint emulator patent thumbnailFingerprint emulator
An access key for a device having a fingerprint activated lock includes an electrically conductive member having surface features formed on a surface thereof that can be recognized by the fingerprint activated lock as a unique fingerprint. A second electrically conductive member is electrically coupled to the first electrically conductive member.

07/14/16
20160204826 
 Transceivers digital mobile communications patent thumbnailTransceivers digital mobile communications
Mobile transmitter-receiver (transceiver) unit for receiving and demodulating a video orthogonal frequency division multiplexed (ofdm) modulated signal. Modulator and transmitter for modulating and transmitting a filtered spread spectrum video baseband signal.

07/14/16
20160203824 
 Audio signal communication method and system thereof patent thumbnailAudio signal communication method and system thereof
Example embodiments of the present invention relate to an audio signal communication method at a transmitter and a receiver, and a system thereof. There may be provided an audio signal communication method which includes hiding data in an audio signal via audio watermarking and extracting a fingerprint of the audio signal, generating a transmit audio signal by audio-watermarking the audio signal from which the fingerprint is extracted with the data, extracting the fingerprint of the audio signal using the audio signal and the transmit audio signal, and transmitting the transmit audio signal to a receiver..
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute


07/14/16
20160203487 
 Systems and methods for detection of session tampering and fraud prevention patent thumbnailSystems and methods for detection of session tampering and fraud prevention
The invention provides methods and apparatus for detecting when an online session is compromised. A plurality of device fingerprints may be collected from a user computer that is associated with a designated session id.
The 41st Parameter, Inc.


07/14/16
20160203355 
 Standard calibration target for contactless fingerprint scanners patent thumbnailStandard calibration target for contactless fingerprint scanners
A contactless, three-dimensional fingerprint scanner apparatus, method, and system are described. The contactless fingerprint scanner can provide either, or both, topographical contrast of three-dimensional fingerprint features and optical contrast of a three-dimensional fingerprint surface.
Govt. Of The U.s.a. As Represented By The Sec. Of Commerce, The National Institute Of Standards And


07/14/16
20160203354 
 Method, apparatus, and system for recognizing fingerprint patent thumbnailMethod, apparatus, and system for recognizing fingerprint
A fingerprint recognition method includes determining a code corresponding to a query image based on features of blocks in the query image, obtaining information corresponding to the determined code from a lookup table, and verifying the query image based on the obtained information.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


07/14/16
20160203311 
 Authorization of unique computer device specimens patent thumbnailAuthorization of unique computer device specimens
The authorization of unique computer peripheral specimens to connect to a host computer employs a computer connected device storing both a unique identifier matched by a digital fingerprint authenticating the unique identifier, a device driver on a host computer for communicating with the computer peripheral device, and a policy module that communicates with the host to determine the security policy for the computer peripheral device. The host computer decides whether to allow the computer peripheral device be used by the host, according to the security policy set by the policy module..

07/14/16
20160202779 
 Apparatus for implementing touch control and fingerprint identification and terminal device comprising such apparatus patent thumbnailApparatus for implementing touch control and fingerprint identification and terminal device comprising such apparatus
An apparatus for implementing touch control and fingerprint identification includes: a fingerprint identification sensor, a fingerprint identification circuit, a combination switch and a touch control circuit. The fingerprint identification sensor comprises a plurality of sub-sensors.
Xiaomi Inc.


07/14/16
20160202341 
 Method for fingerprint based localization of mobile devices patent thumbnailMethod for fingerprint based localization of mobile devices
Improvements in fingerprint based localization methods of mobile devices using precomputed reference maps with time series of fingerprints taken along some physical path, involving dynamic benchmarking of arbitrary paths within the map, generation of fingerprint points, location estimates, and creation of heat maps.. .
Indoo.rs Gmbh


07/14/16
20160200937 

Anti-smudge and anti-graffiti compositions


Polyurethane-based and epoxy-based coating compositions are described that provide coatings and adhesives that are clear, amphiphobic and durable. Both water and hexadecane readily slide off these surfaces without leaving a residue.
Queen's University At Kingston


07/07/16
20160197919 

Real identity authentication


A real identity biometric authentication device includes a usb thumb drive form factor, with a biometric sensor and designated device processor and stored instructions in firmware which perform authentication in a secure manner, independent of processing and storage resources on a host platform. The device and authentication process require biometric data and are secured against effects of malware or other security risks presented by applications running on the host platform.
Msi Security, Ltd.


07/07/16
20160197899 

Method of dynamically encrypting fingerprint data and related fingerprint sensor


A dynamic encryption type fingerprint sensor includes a capacitive array sensing fingerprints and producing fingerprint data, an embedded non-volatile memory (envm) storing a one-time code (otc) and an encryption algorithm indicator, and a logic algorithm circuit encrypting the fingerprint data produced by the capacitive array according to the otc and the encryption algorithm indicator. The logic algorithm circuit includes an encryption circuit having a plurality of logic encryption circuits selected using the encryption algorithm indicator, the encryption circuit encrypting the fingerprint data using selected logic encryption circuits of the plurality of logic encryption circuits according to the otc.
Ememory Technology Inc.


07/07/16
20160197727 

Personal digital identity device with fingerprint sensor and challenge-response key


A personal digital id device provides a digital identifier to a service for a predetermined duration in response to user interaction. The user interaction may include a button press.
Tyfone, Inc.


07/07/16
20160196655 

Photograph localization in a three-dimensional model


A photo localization application is configured to determine the location that an image depicts relative to a 3d representation of a structure. The 3d representation may be a 3d model, color range scan, or gray scale range scan of the structure.
Autodesk, Inc.


07/07/16
20160196631 

Hybrid automatic content recognition and watermarking


A reference fingerprint is generated from essence of each corresponding time segment of a media program. A watermark request with the reference fingerprint is sent to a media content identification server.
Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation


07/07/16
20160196478 

Image processing


A similar image detection method can comprise the steps of: adjusting a similarity level to be used to determine the similarity between a plurality of images, on the basis of metadata of each of the plurality of images, wherein the metadata includes time information and/or location information of each of the plurality of images; and determining the similarity on the basis of a hash, which is generated using fingerprint information of each of the plurality of images, and the adjusted similarity level.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


07/07/16
20160196466 

Method and realizing touch button and fingerprint identification, and terminal device using same


An apparatus for realizing a touch button and fingerprint identification, includes: a fingerprint identification sensor, disposed below a cover glass of a touch screen of a terminal device; and a capacitive button sensor, disposed below the cover glass and located on at least one side of the fingerprint identification sensor.. .
Xiaomi Inc.


07/07/16
20160196463 

Method and implementing touch key and fingerprint identification, and terminal device


An apparatus for implementing touch key and fingerprint identification includes a fingerprint identification sensor arranged below a cover glass of a terminal device and a capacitive touch sensor arranged below the fingerprint identification sensor. The fingerprint identification sensor is configured to collect fingerprint information applied on the cover glass.
Xiaomi Inc.


07/07/16
20160196462 

Apparatus and implementing touch control and fingerprint identification


An apparatus for implementing touch control and fingerprint identification includes: a fingerprint identification sensor including a plurality of sub-sensors and configured to transmit a signal generated by detection of a plurality of sub-sensors to a fingerprint identification circuit when a combination switch is open circuited, and to combine the signal generated by the detection of the plurality of sub-sensors into a touch signal and transmit the touch signal to a touch control circuit when the combination switch is closed. The fingerprint identification circuit is configured to process the signal generated by the detection of the plurality of sub-sensors; and the touch control circuit is configured to determine presence of a touch operation according to the combined touch signal.
Xiaomi Inc.


07/07/16
20160196461 

Fingerprint core extraction device for fingerprint matching, fingerprint matching system, fingerprint core extraction method, and program therefor


To extract a fingerprint core for alignment of a fingerprint image for fingerprint matching. The present invention comprises: a core extraction unit which has an endpoint processing function of generating an endpoint image by extracting bifurcations in skeleton image and subjecting the respective bifurcations to endpoint processing; and a skeleton image generation/extraction unit which extracts skeletons of a density-inverted image formed by inverting the density colors of the generated end point image from white to black and vice versa, and performs processing for generating the skeleton image, the core extraction unit being provided with a core determination function of specifying a skeleton pixel having the highest value of a loop score indicating the degree of a bend in a skeleton shape in the density-inverted image, and defining this skeleton pixel as the finger print core..
Nec Corporation


06/30/16
20160192314 

Positioning method and apparatus and computer program product


Various embodiments concern positioning. The method comprises receiving information relating to radio fingerprint of an apparatus from at least two apparatuses (103); determining estimated positions of said at least two apparatuses according to received information (104); selecting an apparatus from said at least two apparatuses (105); requesting information relating to position of the selected apparatus (106); and iterating the steps for determining, selecting and requesting until estimated positions are determined to be reliable (104-109).

06/30/16
20160189510 

Digital fingerprint tracking


Techniques are described for tracking intruders of a monitored property by the unique identifying characteristics or “digital fingerprints” of electronic devices carried by the intruders. A system detects an alarm event at a monitored property based on output from at least one sensor located at the monitored property.

06/30/16
20160189385 

Geometric fingerprinting for localization of a device


Systems, apparatuses, and methods are provided for developing a fingerprint database for and determining the geographic location of an end-user device (e.g., vehicle, mobile phone, smart watch, etc.) with the database. A fingerprint database may be developed by receiving a depth map for a location in a path network, and then identifying physical structures within the depth map.

06/30/16
20160189063 

Systems and methods for event admissions based on fingerprint recognition


Systems and methods for fingerprint recognition-based event admission are provided. A user may use a user device to purchase a ticket for an event and provide a fingerprint scanned on the user device to a fingerprint validation system.

06/30/16
20160188996 

Extracting feature geometries for localization of a device


Systems, apparatuses, and methods are provided for developing a fingerprint database and extracting feature geometries for determining the geographic location of an end-user device. A device collects, or a processor receives, a depth map of a location in a path network.

06/30/16
20160188979 

Method and system for audio-video signal processing


Both fingerprinting and watermark decoding processes are applied to received items of audio-visual content. Further processing is applied as well.

06/30/16
20160188974 

Mobile wireless hand-held identification identification


A mobile, wireless biometric identification system includes a biometric capture device which enables a smartphone, using a commercially established wireless communication networks, to capture a digital image of a human biometric (iris, fingerprint, etc.) for transmission to a central server. The biometric capture device captures a high quality image for encoding, while the overall system leverages the existing cellular communication network.

06/30/16
20160188951 

Fingerprint sensor employing an integrated noise rejection structure


A sensor has drive lines and transverse pickup lines to define an electrode pair where each pickup line crosses a drive line. A reference pickup line is arranged parallel to the pickup lines and a compensation drive line is arranged parallel to the drive lines.

06/30/16
20160188950 

Optical fingerprint recognition device


An optical fingerprint recognition device is provided. The optical fingerprint recognition device includes: an optical sensing surface; a first optical detection module having a first lens and a first optical sensor; and a second optical detection module having a second lens and a second optical sensor.

06/30/16
20160188949 

Fingerprint sensing device and fingerprint sensing method thereof


A fingerprint sensing device comprises a shielding plate configured between an electrode plate and a detection circuit for reducing a parasitic capacitor between the electrode plate and a conductor thereunder. Consequently, a larger signal dynamic range can be achieved and the electrode plate can be prevented from operation noise interference of the detection circuit.

06/30/16
20160188948 

Sensing method and circuit of fingerprint sensor


A sensing method and circuit of fingerprint sensor is disclosed and the sensing method has steps of (a) in the first phase, supplying a first voltage to the electrode plate to be measured and a conductor adjacent to the electrode plate to be measured and setting a voltage of a sensing capacitor, wherein the sensing capacitor is coupled between a first input and an output terminal of the operational amplifier and the electrode plate to be measured disconnects to the first input terminal of the operation amplifier; and (b) in the second phase, stopping to supply the first voltage to the electrode plate to be measured and the conductor, supplying a second voltage to the conductor and a second input terminal of the operational amplifier, and connecting the electrode plate to be measured to the first input terminal to change the voltage of the sensing capacitor.. .

06/30/16
20160188947 

Finger guide device with capacitive sensor


A finger guide device that positions a finger (or minutiae containing digit) of a human subject on a fingerprint sensor in a manner optimal for the data capture operation of authentication of identification of said subject, wherein a relevant portion of the finger is in alignment with a sensor or scanner. The finger guide device may also be used for enrollment of the initial fingerprint data into the system.

06/30/16
20160188922 

Modulation index (depth) based grouping, addressing, and fingerprinting rfid tags


A method of addressing one or more rfid devices within a group of rfid devices includes transmitting a command to respond to the group at a first modulation depth. The method further includes receiving a response from a first sub-group of rfid devices in the group that have a minimum modulation depth less than or equal to the first modulation depth.

06/30/16
20160188855 

Secure pin entry


In this invention, with the use of touchtime, timegap, repetitive timegap, pressure sensitivity, fingerprint detection and position methods, the authorized persons ensure a secure entry of their pin codes into keypads. These methods using accordingly the time that the keys are kept depressed, the wait time between pressing the keys and between inserting the keys repetitively, and the pressure of entry of the keys, enhance the security of their pin numbers as they increase the level of difficulty for non-authorized persons to see and understand how each key was pressed or entered.

06/30/16
20160188033 

Touch panel with fingerprint recognition


A touch panel with fingerprint recognition comprises a glass substrate, an electrode layer, a first insulated layer, and a fingerprint recognition sensing layer. The glass substrate has a first plane and a second plane.

06/30/16
20160188032 

Touch panel capable of identifying fingerprint


A touch panel capable of identifying fingerprints includes a glass substrate, an electrode layer, a first and a second insulating layer, and a fingerprint identification sensing layer. The glass substrate has a first side and an opposite second side.

06/30/16
20160188023 

Method for operating mobile electronic device, mobile electronic device, and computer readable medium using the same


The disclosure provides a method, mobile electronic device, and computer readable medium for operating the mobile electronic device having a motion sensor, touch sensor, microcontroller, and processor. The method includes the following steps.

06/30/16
20160187327 

Diagnostic assay using particles with magnetic properties


A novel system for the analysis of molecules and cells, comprising clusters where a non-magnetic particle is supplemented with magnetic particles to form a characteristic pattern, fingerprint or bar code. Methods and devices for formation of such particles are also disclosed..

06/30/16
20160187219 

Methods and systems to characterize noises sensed by a knock sensor


A method of characterizing a noise signal includes receiving a noise signal sensed by a knock sensor coupled to a reciprocating device, preconditioning the noise signal to derive a preconditioned noise signal, applying an adsr envelope to the preconditioned noise signal, extracting tonal information from the preconditioned noise signal, and creating a fingerprint of the noise signal based on the adsr envelope, the tonal information, or a combination thereof.. .

06/30/16
20160187144 

Selecting feature geometries for localization of a device


Systems, apparatuses, and methods are provided for developing a fingerprint database and selecting feature geometries for determining the geographic location of a device. A device collects a depth map at a location in a path network.

06/30/16
20160185659 

Composition of fingerprint-resistant layer consisting of a plurality of thin films and preparation method therefor


A composition for primer layer coating of a water- and oil-repellent coating layer so as to enhance the durability of the water- and oil-repellent coating layer, comprises a mixture which comprises at least one of a silicon oxide (siox) and titanium (ti) compound, an aluminum (al) compound and a zirconium (zr) compound. A preparation method may comprise: preparing a glass or polymer substrate; forming, on the substrate, a portion on which a fingerprint-resistant layer is to be deposited within the substrate by etching; depositing a primer layer consisting of the composition on the surface of the substrate including the portion where the water- and oil-repellent coating layer is deposited; forming the water- and oil-repellent coating layer on the deposited primer layer; and purging the substrate on which the water- and oil-repellent coating layer is formed.

06/23/16
20160183116 

Method and apparatus of positioning mobile terminal based on geomagnetism


A method and an apparatus of positioning a mobile terminal based on geomagnetism. The mobile terminal has at least one magnetic force sensor.

06/23/16
20160183050 

Systems and methods for localization


Systems and methods for a localization system are provided. In one aspect, a rf signature map for a geographical area is determined using a gaussian process (“gp”) model.

06/23/16
20160182875 

Gallery of videos set to an audio time line


A machine includes a processor and a memory connected to the processor. The memory stores instructions executed by the processor to receive a message with audio content and video content.

06/23/16
20160182504 

Method and processing a rtcweb authentication


Systems and methods of processing a real-time communication in web-browsers (rtcweb) authentication by a first server are disclosed. These include receiving a message from a first user equipment including a first identity of a first user, a first fingerprint of the first user equipment and a first signature generated from a first identity provider (idp), sending a call offer message including the first identity, the first fingerprint and the first signature to a second server associated with a second user equipment, receiving from the second server a first challenge message that request an authentication for the first identity, and redirecting the first user equipment to access the second server..

06/23/16
20160180887 

Gallery of videos set to an audio time line


A machine includes a processor and a memory connected to the processor. The memory stores instructions executed by the processor to receive a message with audio content and video content.

06/23/16
20160180806 

Providing a representation for a device connected to a display device


Disclosed herein are system, apparatus, article of manufacture, method, and/or computer program product embodiments for providing a representation to a connected device. An embodiment operates by recognizing a new device connected to a display device, collecting device fingerprint information from the new device, and requesting a device class representation information determined based on the device fingerprint information.

06/23/16
20160180623 

Electronic systems for providing and distributing products and methods of using thereof


In some embodiments, the present invention provides for a cabinet, including: at least one dispensing unit which includes at least one locker case, a locker controller, a management module which is configured to: i) verify a first user based on at least one security measure, where the at least one security measure includes: (1) a password input, (2) a fingerprint input, (3) an optical input of at least one physical characteristic of the first user, (4) an electronic notification related to the first user, (5) or any combination thereof; ii) generate at least one second computer instruction, and where the at least one second computer instruction is at least one of: (i) designating a delivery address, (ii) obtaining a status of the at least one cell, (iii) instructing the locker controller to open or close the at least one cell, (iv) generating delivery information, and (v) any combination thereof.. .

06/23/16
20160180619 

Capacitive fingerprint sensing device with demodulation circuitry in sensing element


The present invention relates to a capacitive fingerprint sensing system comprising excitation signal providing circuitry and a plurality of sensing elements. Each sensing element includes a protective dielectric top layer, an electrically conductive sensing structure coupled to the excitation signal for providing a sensing signal indicative of a change of a charge carried by the sensing structure resulting from a change in potential difference between the finger and the sensing structure, and demodulation circuitry connected to the sensing circuitry for combining the sensing signal and a demodulation signal being timing-related to the excitation signal to provide a combined signal including a dc signal component indicating the change of the charge carried by the sensing structure.

06/23/16
20160180546 

System and method to improve object tracking using tracking fingerprints


A method includes receiving image data at a first tracking system. The image data may represent a region in an image of a sequence of images.

06/23/16
20160180485 

Apparatus and generating a fingerprint and identifying a three-dimensional model


A method for matching a first three-dimensional (3d) model includes obtaining 3d source information of a second 3d model, the 3d source information including a plurality of physical characteristics of the second 3d model, determining a plurality of factors of the second 3d model based on the obtained 3d source information, obtaining a first 3d fingerprint of the first 3d model from a memory, the first 3d fingerprint comprising a plurality of factors associated with the first 3d model, comparing the plurality of factors of the second 3d model to the plurality of factors of the first 3d fingerprint, providing information of a match confidence level between the first 3d model and the second 3d model based on the comparison, and storing a second 3d fingerprint of the second 3d model in the memory, the second 3d fingerprint including the determined plurality of factors of the second 3d model.. .

06/23/16
20160180184 

Far-field sensing for rotation of finger


An apparatus includes one or more fingerprint image sensors capable of providing fingerprint image information from the finger of a user, and one or more separately disposed orientation sensors, capable of determining one or more orientations of the finger. One or more circuits are coupled to the one or more fingerprint image sensors and the one or more orientation sensors, configured for combining information from the one or more fingerprint image sensors and the one or more fingerprint orientation sensors..

06/23/16
20160180146 

Fingerprint authentication using touch sensor data


A method of authenticating a candidate fingerprint by means of an electronic device comprising a touch sensor; and a fingerprint sensor. The method comprises the steps of: acquiring at least one touch sensor signal indicative of a sub-area of the touch sensor being touched by the candidate finger; acquiring at least one fingerprint image of the candidate fingerprint; retrieving a stored enrollment representation of the enrolled fingerprint of the enrolled finger; determining an authentication representation of the candidate fingerprint based on the fingerprint image; and determining an authentication result based on the authentication representation, the stored enrollment representation, and the at least one touch sensor signal..

06/23/16
20160180145 

Fingerprint enrollment using touch sensor data


The present invention relates to a method of enrolling a fingerprint of a user's finger, by means of an electronic device comprising a touch sensor having an active area corresponding to a first surface portion of the electronic device; and a fingerprint sensor having an active area corresponding to a second surface portion of the electronic device. The comprises the steps of acquiring a touch sensor signal indicative of a sub-area of the touch sensor being touched by the finger; acquiring a partial fingerprint image of a portion of the fingerprint; a positional relationship between the portion of the fingerprint and the finger based on the sub-area and a positional relationship between the first and second surface portions of the electronic device; and forming a fingerprint template based on acquired partial fingerprint images and the determined positional relationships..

06/23/16
20160180142 

System and extracting two-dimensional fingerprints from high resolution three-dimensional surface data obtained from contactless, stand-off sensors


Disclosed herein are systems and methods for extracting two-dimensional fingerprints from high resolution three-dimensional surface data obtained from contactless, stand-off sensors. The system may include a three-dimensional sensor that generates three-dimensional surface data of a hand and one or more fingers of a subject and a processor, coupled to the three-dimensional sensor, and a memory associated with the processor, in which the processor executes instructions stored in the memory collect three-dimensional surface data of the subject hand and one or more subject fingers generated by the three-dimensional sensor, estimate a hand pose of the subject based on the collected three-dimensional surface data, unroll one or more two-dimensional fingerprints from the extracted fingerprint information, determine a fingerprint quality score for each of the one or more two-dimensional fingerprints and for each of the one or more two-dimensional fingerprints that have a sufficiently high determined fingerprint quality score, store the two-dimensional fingerprint..

06/23/16
20160180141 

Guided fingerprint enrolment


In a fingerprint sensing system, a determination is made of a center of attention, coa, point. The coa point is a point on a finger of a user that is likely to be in proximity of the center of a fingerprint image of the finger obtained by a fingerprint sensor.

06/23/16
20160180139 

Fingerprint identification apparatus and method capable of simultaneously identifying fingerprint and oxygen saturation


A fingerprint identification method capable of simultaneously identifying fingerprint image and oxygen saturation is provided. The method may include allowing for a finger to be placed on a light reception surface of a photoelectron sensor module, enabling emission of an invisible light and a visible light, receiving light intensity signals corresponding to the invisible light penetrated into the finger and then reflected by the finger and the visible light reflected from the finger using the photoelectron sensor module, converting the light intensity signals to photocurrent signals by the photoelectron sensor module, converting the photocurrent signals to a corresponding first digital signal and a second digital signal by an analog/digital converting module, and outputting a fingerprint image corresponding to the first digital signal and a finger oxygen saturation image corresponding to the second digital signal by the processor module..

06/23/16
20160180138 

Capacitive fingerprint sensor with sensing elements comprising timing circuitry


The present invention relates to a capacitive fingerprint sensing device for sensing a fingerprint pattern of a finger, the capacitive fingerprint sensor comprising a plurality of sensing elements, each including: a protective dielectric top layer to be touched by the finger; an electrically conductive sensing structure arranged underneath the top layer; charge measuring circuitry connected to the sensing structure for sequentially transitioning between at least a first measurement state and a second measurement state to perform a measurement sequence resulting in an output signal from the charge measuring circuitry being 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 timing circuitry connected to the charge measuring circuitry for controlling a timing of at least one of the measurement states.. .

06/23/16
20160180097 

Relational database fingerprinting method and system


Disclosed is a relational database fingerprinting system and method to identify a user of the relational database, the fingerprint provided by an originator of the relational database. According to an exemplary method, a fingerprint bit string is generated including a data user identification code and a secret key unknown to the user, and the fingerprint bit string is embedded in a plurality of pseudorandomly selected values based on a pseudorandom function seeded with primary keys associated with the relational database..

06/23/16
20160180075 

Registration and authentication of computing devices using a digital skeleton key


A method for registering a computing device to a user account using at least one user-selected fingerprintable device externally accessible to the computing device including transmitting a registration information request to the computing device, receiving at least one device fingerprint of the at least one user-selected fingerprintable device accessible by the computing device, and primary identification data of the computing device, generating a skeleton key, recording the primary identification data, and associating the skeleton key and the primary identification data with the user account. A method for authenticating the computing device including transmitting an authentication information request to the computing device, receiving an encrypted identification data from the computing device, decrypting the encrypted identification data using a skeleton key associated with the user account, comparing the decrypted identification data with a primary identification data associated with the user account, and authenticating the computing device..

06/23/16
20160179431 

Individual identification device, storage device, individual identification system, individual identification, and program product


An individual identification device (1) according to embodiments may identify a storage device (100) including one or more memory chips (40). The device comprises a first storage (40), a region allocator (15), and a hardware fingerprint generator (12).

06/23/16
20160179338 

Electronic devices with hand detection circuitry


An electronic device may include a touch-sensitive display and sensor circuitry that detects whether a user's right hand or left hand is being used to operate the touch-sensitive display. Control circuitry may arrange icons and virtual buttons on the touch-sensitive display based on which hand is being used to provide touch input to the touch-sensitive display.

06/23/16
20160179292 

Touch panel device and image processing apparatus


A touch panel device includes a touch panel unit, a fingerprint image capturing unit, a size derivation unit, and a control unit. The touch panel unit includes a display section that displays information about an operating instruction for a user.

06/23/16
20160179263 

Fingerprint sensor and integratable electronic display


A fingerprint sensor which includes a conductive layer which is incorporatable within an electronic display is disclosed. The fingerprint sensor also includes a controller coupled to the conductive layer to capture a fingerprint image and can further be adapted to control the display..

06/23/16
20160178271 

Transparent tinted coating for appliance exterior panels to allow for tinted surface patterns and a process for application of coating


An exterior panel for a kitchen appliance includes a metallic substrate having a predetermined surface pattern on at least one side of the metallic substrate, wherein the metallic substrate is formed to include a predetermined contour. A coating layer is an organic paint coating composition on the at least one side of the metallic substrate, the coating layer including a predetermined color and a fingerprint resistive surface, wherein the coating layer is at least partially translucent such that the predetermined surface pattern is visible with the naked eye through the coating layer, and wherein the predetermined surface pattern is modified by the coating layer to reflect the combination of the predetermined surface pattern and the predetermined color of the coating layer..

06/23/16
20160175882 

Transparent tinted coating for appliance exterior panels to allow for tinted surface patterns and a process for application of coating


An exterior panel for a kitchen appliance includes a metallic substrate having a predetermined surface pattern on at least one side of the metallic substrate, wherein the metallic substrate is formed to include a predetermined contour. A coating layer is an organic paint coating composition on the at least one side of the metallic substrate, the coating layer including a predetermined color and a fingerprint resistive surface, wherein the coating layer is at least partially translucent such that the predetermined surface pattern is visible with the naked eye through the coating layer, and wherein the predetermined surface pattern is modified by the coating layer to reflect the combination of the predetermined surface pattern and the predetermined color of the coating layer..

06/16/16
20160174072 

Technologies for controlling network access based on electronic device communication fingerprints


Technologies for monitoring network access and/or usage include mobile computing devices in communication with network devices to facilitate access to a network. Communication signals are transmitted from one of the mobile computing devices and received by a remote computing device (e.g., a network device).

06/16/16
20160173493 

Apparatuses, methods and systems for configuring a trusted java card virtual machine using biometric information


Apparatuses, methods, and systems are provided for securely configuring a java card virtual machine operating on a cellular device's application processor. In one embodiment, a connected device with an integrated cellular modem, a virtual universal integrated circuit chip and an integrated fingerprint scanner are used.
Simless, Inc.


06/16/16
20160171281 

Mobile terminal and controlling the same


A mobile terminal including a wireless communication unit configured to provide wireless communication; a display unit including a touch sensor and a fingerprint recognition sensor overlapped with the touch sensor; and a controller configured to deactivate the fingerprint recognition sensor, receive a finger touch input on the display unit, extract, from the touch sensor, touch information related to a touch region where the finger touch input has been applied on the display unit, activate the fingerprint recognition sensor when the extracted touch information indicates a sufficient finger touch input has been received, sense fingerprint information of the finger using the activated fingerprint recognition sensor, and perform fingerprint authentication with respect to the sensed fingerprint information based on the extracted touch information.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.


06/16/16
20160171276 

Fingerprint sensor having esd protection structure


A fingerprint sensor having esd protection structure and has a substrate having an upper surface. Multiple sensing electrode plates, an esd protection electrode part connected to ground, a dielectric layer and a protection layer are formed on the upper surface in bottom-up sequence.
Elan Microelectronics Corporation


06/16/16
20160171275 

Fingerprint sensor having esd protection


A fingerprint sensor having esd protection has a body and an esd protection circuit. The body has a fingerprint sensing electrode array and an esd protection electrode providing an esd protection to the fingerprint sensing electrode array.
Elan Microelectronics Corporation


06/16/16
20160171272 

Sensing method and circuit of fingerprint sensor


A sensing method and circuit of fingerprint sensor is disclosed. In a first phase, the sensing method supplies a first to third voltages to an electrode plate to be measured, a read-out circuit of the electrode plate to be measured and a conductor adjacent to the electrode plate to be measured, respectively.
Elan Microelectronics Corporation


06/16/16
20160171271 

Fingerprint sensing device


A fingerprint sensing device (and associated method of manufacturing) comprises a sensing chip arranged on a substrate with readout circuitry. The sensing chip comprising a plurality of sensing elements having a surface defining a sensing plane, each sensing element being configured to provide a signal indicative of an electromagnetic coupling between a sensing element and a finger placed on the sensing device; bond wires arranged between bond pads located on the sensing chip on the substrate, respectively, to electrically connect the sensing chip to the readout circuitry.
Fingerprint Cards Ab


06/16/16
20160171270 

Acoustic wave fingerprint recognition unit and manufacturing thereof


The present disclosure provides an acoustic wave fingerprint recognition unit including a sensor circuit substrate, a film adhesive layer positioned on the sensor circuit substrate, a piezoelectric material layer positioned on the film adhesive layer and a protection layer positioned on the piezoelectric material layer. The film adhesive layer is formed of a film adhesive material, and the film adhesive material is composed of a film adhesive agent and an organic solvent.
General Interface Solution Limited


06/16/16
20160170778 

System and simulating internet browsing system for user without graphical user interface


The embodiments herein provide a system and a method of simulating internet browsing system without a graphical user interface. The method comprises the steps of extracting browser characteristics of a real user browser.

06/09/16
20160165566 

Method for building database for fingerprinting positioning and fingerprinting positioning method using the built database


A method for building a database for fingerprinting positioning including: generating, by a database building device, raw data by collecting received signal strengths (rsss) for access points (aps) at each sample point (sp); and generating a cluster table by clustering sps for each of the aps according to the rss for the ap, using the generated raw data.. .
Hyundai Mobis Co., Ltd.


06/09/16
20160165421 

Periodic ambient waveform analysis for dynamic device configuration


In one embodiment, a method includes generating a waveform fingerprint based on captured ambient audio data; calculating a location of the computing system; sending the generated waveform fingerprint and the location to a server; and receiving instructions from the server to adjust one or more device settings of an output device of the computing system. The instructions being based at least in part on identifying one or more audio fingerprints that match the generated waveform fingerprint and correlating one or more of the identified audio fingerprints to a physical environment of the computing system.
Facebook, Inc.


06/09/16
20160164866 

System and applying digital fingerprints in multi-factor authentication


A method for multi-factor authentication with a first client includes receiving a request associated with the first client, initiating an authentication transaction, generating a digital fingerprint based on a set of client properties collected in association with the first client, identifying a second client from data associated with the authentication transaction, analyzing a digital fingerprint based on a set of stored digital fingerprints; generating a concern metric based on the analysis; and notifying an entity that the login request may have originated from an unauthorized source.. .
Duo Security, Inc.


06/09/16
20160163958 

Fingerprint sensor


A fingerprint sensor includes a substrate, a first electrode on the substrate, a piezoelectric layer on the first electrode, and a second electrode on the piezoelectric layer.. .
Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.


06/09/16
20160162942 

Application recommendations based on application and lifestyle fingerprinting


Disclosed are various embodiments that employ application fingerprinting and lifestyle fingerprinting, where each application fingerprint is associated with a corresponding application and is generated based at least in part on a static analysis and a dynamic analysis of the corresponding application. In one embodiment, an identification of an application is received, and a group of users are determined that have a preference for the application based at least in part on lifestyle fingerprint data and application fingerprint data.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.


06/09/16
20160162860 

Cash count audit system


A cash count auditing system, having a cash count audit apparatus, a pos, and documenting means to electronically capture and document a cashier, manager, and/or otherwise authorized individual's signature and/or fingerprint after balancing a respective pos. The cashier, manager, and/or otherwise authorized individual's signature and/or fingerprint, as part of a report is transmitted to a server having at least one database.

06/09/16
20160162734 

Document authentication using extracted digital fingerprints


Methods and systems for detecting changes, alterations and forgeries in documents utilize digital fingerprinting. A set of documents of a given type that are known to be altered or forgeries are scanned and “fingerprinted” to build a forgery database.
Authentect, Inc.


06/09/16
20160162724 

Fingerprint identification device and manufacturing thereof


The present disclosure provides a fingerprint identification device including a substrate, a sensitive die, a packaging material layer and a protection film. The sensitive die is positioned on the substrate, and has a top surface.
Key Application Technology Co., Ltd.


06/09/16
20160162723 

Tenrprint card input device, tenrprint card input method and storage medium


A fingerprint image processing device includes a memory, and a processor coupled to the memory. The processor performs operations, including reading a tenprint card image which includes a plurality of fingerprint patterns and at least one ruled line to separate one fingerprint imprint area from another fingerprint imprint area, and extracting from the tenprint card image a fingerprint image which includes a part of a fingerprint imprint area and apart of a next fingerprint imprint area..
Nec Corporation


06/09/16
20160162721 

Electronic device with fingerprint recognition circuit powered by dedicated power source


An electronic device with fingerprint recognition circuit powered by dedicated power source includes a functional circuit, a plurality of fingerprint sensing electrodes, and a fingerprint sensing control circuit. The functional circuit is powered by a first power source.
Superc-touch Corporation


06/09/16
20160162653 

Redundant error detection in a clinical diagnostic analyzer


Disclosed is a clinical diagnostic analyzer employing a redundant error detection capability to further examine the internal message traffic for possible errors or questionable results by comparing the actual parameters against a fingerprint generated for each assay using an assay database and a configuration file. This testing does not rely on inputs from the software module being tested, and hence is an independent test.
Ortho-clinical Diagnostics, Inc.


06/09/16
20160162207 

System and data deduplication utilizing extent id database


An extent map (emap) database may include one or more extent map entries configured to map extent ids to pvbns. Each extent id may be apportioned into a most significant bit (msb) portion, i.e., checksum bits, and a least significant bit (lsb) portion, i.e., duplicate bits.
Netapp, Inc.


06/02/16
20160157057 

Device for recommending location in building by using fingerprint of access point, and method using same


Disclosed are a device for recommending locations in a building using fingerprints of access points and a method using the device. The locations of access points are detected by collecting fingerprints for the access points from terminals of multiple users, the locations of stores in the building are detected by using the fingerprints and payment histories of the multiple users, and locations may be recommended to a recommendation target user based on a meta-path, using a metamap generated by integrating the locations of the access points and stores with the indoor plan of the building.
Sk Planet Co., Ltd.


06/02/16
20160156972 

Systems and methods for identifying users who watched a television advertisement


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.


06/02/16
20160156519 

Wireless intrusion detection and device fingerprinting through preamble manipulation


A method of establishing a hardware identity of a coordinating device in a wireless network is provided. A standard phy preamble is modified to a preamble that can be received by the coordinating device having an expected hardware configuration.
Government Of The United States, As Represented By The Secretary Of The Air Force


06/02/16
20160155128 

Device identification based on deep fingerprint inspection


A method of identifying a device includes receiving a device transaction request from a remote device, receiving a first device fingerprint of the remote device, and receiving a second device fingerprint of a known device. The first device fingerprint is compared with the second device fingerprint and a first metric indicative of a similarity of the first device fingerprint and the second device fingerprint is generated.
Ca, Inc.


06/02/16
20160154991 

Multi-biometric enrollment kiosk including biometric enrollment and verification, face recognition and fingerprint matching systems


A biometric and identity enrollment kiosk for collecting personal data includes a slidable main module and at least one modifiable section removably coupled to the main module. The main module includes a processor and one or more biometric sensing devices coupled to the processor.
Nextgenid, Inc.


06/02/16
20160154989 

Fingerprint identification chip with enhanced esd protection


A fingerprint identification chip with enhanced esd protection includes receiving pads disposed on a surface of a chip and arranged in a matrix format. The receiving pad has a central region and a peripheral region which surrounds at least an edge of the central region.
Egalax_empia Technology Inc.


06/02/16
20160154956 

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.
Apple Inc.


06/02/16
20160154078 

Magnetic resonance fingerprinting method and apparatus


In a method and a magnetic resonance (mr) apparatus for examining a predetermined volume of an examination object, a number of mr images of the volume are acquired. An mr waveform for voxels of the volume is created from the acquired mr images.
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft


06/02/16
20160153056 

Rice whole genome breeding chip and application thereof


The present invention provides a rice whole genome breeding chip and the application thereof. The rice whole genome breeding chip of the present invention is rice60k, an snp chip manufactured based on infinium technique.
Frontier Laboratories Of Systems Crop Design Co., Ltd.


06/02/16
20160151001 

Measurement system for an analyte determination and a method


A measurement system and method for operating a measurement system is disclosed for an analyte determination. The system includes an analysis unit, which is configured to determine a measured analyte value for a body fluid specimen that is applied, a fingerprint sensor, which is configured to detect fingerprint sensor signals for one or various users, and a control unit, which is connected to the analysis unit and the fingerprint sensor unit for data transmission.
Roche Diabetes Care, Inc.


05/26/16
20160150380 

Automated wlan radio map construction method and system


An automated wlan radio map construction method and system is provided. The automated wlan radio map construction method includes: collecting wlan fingerprints obtained by mobile device in an indoor space, machine-learning a learning model which is generated based on a state diagram in which divided areas of an indoor map are expressed by location states, arranging the collected wlan fingerprints in corresponding location states, and storing a result of the arranging.
Korea Advanced Institute Of Science And Technology


05/26/16
20160150274 

Commercial detection based on audio fingerprinting


A commercial detection system generates a probe audio fingerprint of an audio signal associated with a media stream on a broadcast channel and determines whether the media stream has commercial content based on analysis of the probe audio fingerprint. The commercial detection system determines whether a same match between the probe audio fingerprint and a reference audio fingerprint is observed across multiple broadcast channels.
Facebook, Inc.


05/26/16
20160150029 

Service discovery using a location database


Methods, systems and computer readable media for building and using a location database for service discovery are described. In some implementations, the method can include detecting, at a location engine, a connection between a client and a new service within a wireless network, and receiving an rf fingerprint of the client.
Avaya Inc.




Fingerprint topics: Fingerprint, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Coordinates, Addressing, Storage Device, Display Panel, Touch Panel, Electronic Apparatus, Line Driver, Semiconductor, Semiconductor Wafer, Media Content, Tablet Computer, Voice Recognition

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