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 Method for sound recognition task trigger patent thumbnailMethod for sound recognition task trigger
A system and method is described for monitoring a program signal for certain content, and performing a set of tasks when target content is recognized. Target content may be identified by using acoustic or video fingerprinting hardware or software to identify characteristic components of the program signal, and performing a lookup in a database of known content.

 Method and system for remotely controlling consumer electronic devices patent thumbnailMethod and system for remotely controlling consumer electronic devices
A media system replaces content in a first sequence of media content. The media system presents the first sequence of media content to an end-user and generates a fingerprint of the sequence of media content.
Gracenote, Inc.


 Recognition data generation device, image recognition device, and recognition data generation method patent thumbnailRecognition data generation device, image recognition device, and recognition data generation method
A recognition data creation device includes an image acquirer and a data creator. The image acquirer acquires a plurality of image frames included in a frame sequence that composes video content.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.


 Synchronized playback of streamed audio content by multiple internet-capable portable devices patent thumbnailSynchronized playback of streamed audio content by multiple internet-capable portable devices
Playback of an audio stream is synchronized on multiple connected digital devices by using synchronization fingerprints. Playback actions may furthermore be synchronized on all devices, such as skips and pauses.
Amp Me Inc.


 Opportunistic content delivery using delta coding patent thumbnailOpportunistic content delivery using delta coding
Systems and methods are described for avoiding redundant data transfers using delta coding techniques when reliably and opportunistically communicating data to multiple user systems. According to embodiments, user systems track received block sequences for locally stored content blocks.
Viasat, Inc.


 Ad hoc one-time pairing of remote devices using online audio fingerprinting patent thumbnailAd hoc one-time pairing of remote devices using online audio fingerprinting
A system and method for sharing electronic data between participants of a phone conference, such as an online presentation, without a need to exchange passwords to link two devices together for data transfer nor go through a login procedure to access the data resource. To achieve this, the participants use a device or software application that samples the audio of the phone conversation and creates a stream of audio fingerprints.
Barco N.v.


 Methods, systems, and products for authenticating users patent thumbnailMethods, systems, and products for authenticating users
Enhanced biometric authentication combines a user's inherent biometric data with the user's password, code, or other secret glyph. For example, the user's finger makes an input on a touchpad.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.


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


 Swipe motion registration on a fingerprint sensor patent thumbnailSwipe motion registration on a fingerprint sensor
In one aspect, a method for registering a fingerprint profile on a mobile device includes detecting, at a fingerprint detection module having a rectangular shape, a contact from a finger associated with a swipe motion. The method includes responsive to the detected contact at the fingerprint detection module having a rectangular shape, capturing an image of the finger during the swipe motion.
Shenzhen Huiding Technology Co., Ltd.


 Smart watch and operating method using the same patent thumbnailSmart watch and operating method using the same
Disclosed are a smart watch and a method of operating the same, in which fingerprint information and biometric information are measured by a single motion, a certain duration is set such that biometric information measured in the duration is generated into authenticated information or secured information, and transmitted or output to the outside. The smart watch includes a body, a fingerprint information acquisition unit provided on one surface of the body and configured to acquire fingerprint information about a user by a touch pressure applied from an outside, a biometric information acquisition unit provided on the other surface of the body, opposite to the one surface of the body, and configured to acquire biometric information about the user while contacting the skin of the user, and a control unit provided in the body and configured to acquire the fingerprint information and the biometric information for a predetermined period of time based on a point in time at which the touch pressure is applied if the touch pressure is greater than a reference pressure, and to generate user authentication information by using the acquired fingerprint information and biometric information..

Handheld biometric scanner device

The invention provides a mobile and compact enclosure that can be carried within a pocket of clothing while providing a large dear aperture for both a fingerprint scanner and a visual display contained within the apparatus. The apparatus of this invention is not limited to facilitating one or two-finger fingerprint scanning, and can incorporate a scanner capable of scanning four fingers simultaneously..
Cross Match Technologies, Inc.

Acquisition of a fingerprint image

An apparatus and a computer-implemented method of acquiring a fingerprint image from a fingerprint sensor with an array of sensor elements spanning a sensing area, comprising: monitoring groups of sensor elements located at group-wise spaced apart positions in the array of sensor elements, to determine a touch event occurring on the array of sensor elements; from the array of sensor elements, acquiring, at respective points in time, fingerprint sub-images which are confined in size to a subarea of the sensing area; as the fingerprint sub-images are acquired, computing values of a statistical indicator for the fingerprint sub-images; and acquiring a full fingerprint image when a predefined criterion indicates that the values of the statistical indicator has reached or is about to reach a stable state.. .
Fingerprint Cards Ab

Electronic device, display screen, and panel

The embodiments of the present disclosure provide an electronic device, a display screen and a panel. The panel includes: a transparent substrate; a detection electrode and a fingerprint detection circuit which are arranged on the transparent substrate, wherein the detection electrode includes a fingerprint detection electrode, the fingerprint detection circuit being connected to the fingerprint detection electrode and configured to drive the fingerprint detection electrode for fingerprint identification.
Lenovo (beijing) Co., Ltd.

System, method, and device of detecting identity of a user and authenticating a user

System, method, and device of detecting identity of a user and authenticating a user; as well as detecting a possible attacker or impostor, and differentiating among users of an electronic device or of a computerized service. A mobile or portable electronic device is utilized to capture a self-taken image of a user, which is utilized as a user-authentication factor.
Biocatch Ltd.

Data suppression for faster migration

The subject technology addresses the need in the art for improving intra-cloud migration of virtual machines in a cloud computing environment. A hash database may be prepopulated with key-value pairs corresponding to hash ids and associated data chunks of a virtual machine image.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

A predicting phenotypic instability in a cell

A method for predicting the phenotypic stability of a cell line comprises the steps of culturing the cell line over an assay period, and generating an environmental response fingerprint for the cell line at a plurality of different time points over the assay period, wherein each environmental response fingerprint is generated by determining the environmental response of the cells in the presence of each of a plurality of chemical cell stressors. The plurality of environmental response fingerprints are compared to detect change in the environmental response fingerprint over the assay period.
Valitacell Limited

Coated box with anti-greasy fingerprint coating

A coated box with anti-stain coating on portions of exterior surfaces of the coated box, which also has uncoated exterior surfaces to which a water-based adhesive is applied to adhere to portions of an interior facing surface to form a box shape that includes folds at creases at scored lines.. .
Fc Meyer Packaging Llc

Indoor positioning systems and meeting room occupancy

A method of determining room occupancy of a room in a facility having an indoor positioning system with wireless access point fingerprints each correlated to a location in the facility. The method may include receiving a request from a computing device for a room occupancy assessment associated with the room.
Blackberry Limited

Indoor positioning systems and wireless fingerprints

An indoor positioning system and method that correlates map locations to respective wireless access point (ap) fingerprints, and wherein each wireless ap fingerprint is a plurality of wireless ap signal measurements associated with the correlated map location. The method includes receiving position-inference data associated with a user; determining a probable location inside the building based on the position-inference data; receiving wireless ap signal measurements detected by a wireless device associated with the user; associating the probable location with the wireless device based on the association between the position-inference data and the user of the wireless device; and updating the wireless ap fingerprint correlated to the probable location using the received wireless ap signal measurements.
Blackberry Limited

Content identification apparatus and content identification method

A recognition data creation device includes: a fingerprint creator; a sorter; and a collator. The fingerprint creator creates fingerprints for each of a plurality of acquired video content candidates.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Method and selection of content from a stream of data

A main stream contains successive content elements of video and/or audio information that encode video and/or audio information at a first data rate. A computation circuit (144) computes main fingerprints from the successive content elements.
Gracenote, Inc.

Method and system for remotely controlling consumer electronic devices

A media system replaces content in a first sequence of media content. The media system presents the first sequence of media content to an end-user and generates a fingerprint of the sequence of media content.
Gracenote, Inc.

Fingerprinting of data

A method of identifying a source of media, including: performing the following actions using at least one computer: identifying a plurality of segments arranged to form said media; generating a representative master key (rmk) of said media from the arrangement of the plurality of segments, wherein the rmk comprises a first listing of master identifiers corresponding to the plurality of segments, each master identifier of the first listing of master identifiers identifying a source master of each segment of the plurality of segments; receiving a listing of fingerprints, each fingerprint of the listing of fingerprints having a corresponding identifier that identifies the source of said media, said each fingerprint also including a second listing of master identifiers; and comparing the first listing of master identifiers in the rmk to the second listing of master identifiers in said each fingerprint in the listing of fingerprints to identify the source.. .
Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc.

Electronic shopping facilitating the purchase of goods and services of others

Disclosed is a system and method enabling the participation of a third-party computer program in a shopping activity between a vendor and a consumer. The system is a software application that resides in part on a consumer smart device and in part on (for example) a publisher's system server.

Mobile terminal and payment method using extended display and finger scan thereof

A mobile terminal including a main display; an extended display extended to at least one side of the main display, and forming a single display together with the main display; a fingerprint input unit configured to input a fingerprint; and a controller configured to deactivate the main display, and display payment-related information related to a payment made with the mobile terminal on the extended display while maintaining the deactivation of the main display, in response to a fingerprint input on the fingerprint input unit.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.

Systems and methods for authenticating a user of a biometric sensor

A novel system, device and method of validation is provided for sensing a biometric such as a fingerprint, where biometric data corresponding to the biometric entity such as a fingerprint is then transmitted to a host configured to perform a plurality of authentication processes to authenticate the biometric data. At least one of the plurality of authentication steps is then validated.
Synaptics Incorporated

Fingerprint sensor integrated type touch screen device

Disclosed is a fingerprint sensor integrated type touch screen device that includes a touch screen having at least one fingerprint & touch area and a plurality of touch areas, each touch area including tx electrode lines of a first group crossing rx electrode lines of the first group, and touch sensors at crossings of the tx electrode lines of the first group and the rx electrode lines of the first group; and a touch integrated circuit (ic) that supplies a sensor driving signal of a same phase to the tx electrode lines of the first group, groups first effective rx channels of the rx electrode lines of the first group as a bundle, and simultaneously senses the first effective rx channels through a first touch sensing part, wherein first ineffective rx channels of the rx electrode lines of the first group are electrically disconnected from the first touch sensing part.. .
Lg Display Co., Ltd.

Biometric identification apparatus

A biometric identification apparatus includes a control module, a fingerprint identification module including a fingerprint scan controller and a fingerprint receiver, a pulsatile blood flow detection module including one or multiple light sources and a photo detector, and a holder body defining a fingerprint identification zone and a pulsatile blood flow identification zone. In application, the user simply needs to press the fingertip of one single finger on the fingerprint identification zone and pulsatile blood flow identification zone of the holder body so that the biometric identification apparatus can detect user's fingerprint and pulsatile blood flow signals, fetch and convert characteristic data of detected signals, and then match fetched fingerprint and pulsatile blood flow characteristic data with respective reference data for security access control.
Egalax_empia Technology Inc.

Frame utilized in fingerprint recognition plate, manufacturing method thereof, and light guide mechanism with the frame

A frame utilized in a fingerprint recognition plate, a manufacturing method thereof, and a light guide mechanism with the frame including the frame with a hollow portion, light emitting diodes, and a light guide plate. The manufacturing method includes: forming a frame containing mixed materials having plastic materials and metallic materials in a manner of injection molding, forming patterns on the frame in a manner of laser engraving, and forming electric conductive portions in the patterns of the frame in a manner of electroplating or electroless plating.
Concraft Holding Co., Ltd.

Light guiding structure for fingerprint recognizing sheet

A light guiding structure for fingerprint recognizing sheet is adapted between a circuit board and a protecting sheet for encompassing an image capture device. The light guiding structure includes a frame, side-emitting leds, and a light guiding sheet.
Concraft Holding Co., Ltd.

Capacitive fingerprint sensing apparatus and capacitive fingerprint sensing method

A capacitive fingerprint sensing apparatus including sensing electrodes, a scanning driver, a sensing driver and a processing module is disclosed. In a self-capacitive sensing mode, the scanning driver drives a pair of adjacent scanning lines among the scanning lines and the sensing driver performs self-capacitive sensing through at least one sensing line among the sensing lines to obtain a first fingerprint sensing signal.
Raydium Semiconductor Corporation

Electronic device with touch sensor and driving method therefor

An electronic device having a fingerprint verification function is provided. The electronic device includes a display; a touch recognition sensor pattern for recognizing a touch input on the display; a fingerprint recognition sensor pattern for recognizing a fingerprint input on the display; and a processor functionally connected to the display, the touch recognition sensor pattern and the fingerprint recognition sensor pattern.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Self-powered, portable fingerprint-activated device for audibly outputting personal data

A self-powered, portable fingerprint-activated apparatus for audibly outputting personal data includes a memory, a fingerprint scanner, circuitry, and a self-powered power cell. The memory is configured to pre-store the personal data including a fingerprint of a subject.

Identifying media 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..
Gracenote, Inc.

Unordered matching of audio fingerprints

A method includes determining, at a processor of a device, an unordered match between a set of consecutive portions of a first audio fingerprint and a set of non-consecutive portions of a second audio fingerprint. The method also includes, in response to determining that a length of the unordered match satisfies a length criterion, outputting an indicator that the first audio fingerprint matches the second audio fingerprint..
Iheartmedia Management Services, Inc.

Distributed computing for portable computing devices

This disclosure describes a distributed reader architecture for a mobile computing device such as cellular telephone handset. One claim recites a portable computing device including: memory for storing a library of processing components, the library including a signal detector component and an audio fingerprinting component; a microphone for capturing ambient audio; one or more processors configured for: invoking the audio fingerprinting component for processing captured audio to produce an audio fingerprint, wherein the audio fingerprinting component comprises a filtering process, in which the filtering process produces components of the captured audio that are used to produce the audio fingerprint; and invoking the signal detector component, in which the signal detector component comprises a fast detect process for analyzing the captured audio to determine the presence of an auxiliary signal within the captured audio, and when the presence of the auxiliary signal is detected, controlling the signal detector component for detecting the auxiliary signal to yield a detected auxiliary signal.
Digimarc Corporation

Systems and methods for continuously detecting and identifying songs in a continuous audio stream

A system and method for detecting songs in a continuous audio stream are disclosed. A detection server segments the continuous audio stream, and analyzes the audio stream to determine song candidates according to various processes disclosed herein.
Compact Disc Express, Inc.

Cleaning sleeves for touchscreen electronic devices and methods of using the same

A protective cleaning sleeve is provided which substantially encloses a portable electronic device and which is configured with a narrowed stretchable cuff/opening made from a material that contacts and cleans the portable electronic device when it is being inserted into and removed from the sleeve. The stretchable cuff/opening is configured with a customized width or diameter narrower than a width of the portable electronic device so that it substantially closes around the portable electronic device and provides sufficient friction and contact with a display screen on the portable electronic device when the portable electronic device is being inserted into the sleeve and removed from the sleeve.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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)

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



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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