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04/07/16
20160100203 
 Video capture system and video capture method thereof patent thumbnailVideo capture system and video capture method thereof
The present disclosure illustrates a video capture system. The video capture system comprises a smart device and a first server.
Institute For Information Industry


04/07/16
20160099973 
 Location based sharing of a network access credential patent thumbnailLocation based sharing of a network access credential
A network access credential can be shared among devices based on location information for a device. Location information can include timed fingerprint location information.
At&t Mobility Ii Llc


04/07/16
20160099232 
 Fingerprint recognition semiconductor device and semiconductor device patent thumbnailFingerprint recognition semiconductor device and semiconductor device
A fingerprint recognition semiconductor device includes an insulation layer, a wiring pattern formed on a lower surface of the insulation layer, and a sensor element flip-chip-connected to the wiring pattern. The sensor element includes an active surface, including a sensor portion that recognizes a fingerprint, and a rear surface, located at a side opposite to the active surface.
Shinko Electric Industries Co., Ltd.


04/07/16
20160098140 
 Display device with fingerprint identification and touch detection patent thumbnailDisplay device with fingerprint identification and touch detection
A display device with fingerprint identification and touch detection includes a first substrate, a second substrate parallel to the first substrate, a display material layer configured between the first substrate and the second substrate, and a thin film transistor and sensing electrode layer. The thin film transistor and sensing electrode layer is disposed at one surface of the first substrate facing the display material layer.
Superc-touch Corporation


04/07/16
20160098087 
 Systems and methods for gesture recognition patent thumbnailSystems and methods for gesture recognition
According to various aspects, a gesture recognition system is provided. The gesture recognition system includes a memory storing finger identification information identifying a plurality of fingers of a user and command information associating a command with a finger and action pair, at least one processor coupled to the memory, and a gesture recognition component executable by the at least one processor.
Schneider Electric Buildings, Llc


04/07/16
20160097830 
 Method and  magnetic resonance fingerprinting patent thumbnailMethod and magnetic resonance fingerprinting
In order to make it possible to take account of movement of an examination object in a magnetic resonance fingerprinting method, multiple magnetic resonance raw images of an examination area of the examination object are acquired by execution of a magnetic resonance fingerprinting method, multiple magnetic resonance signal waveforms are generated in a processor over different voxels of the multiple magnetic resonance raw images. A signal comparison of the multiple magnetic resonance signal waveforms is made with multiple database signal waveforms stored in a database, with a database value of at least one tissue parameter being logically linked to each database signal waveform of the multiple database signal waveforms.
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft


04/07/16
20160097220 
 Cabinet locking device using an electromagnetic switch actuated system with fingerprint identification, combination code and bluetooth system patent thumbnailCabinet locking device using an electromagnetic switch actuated system with fingerprint identification, combination code and bluetooth system
A keyless lock system includes not only an electromagnetic switch system, a fingerprint identification system, but also included a combination code system though a bluetooth wireless connection to a smart phone or external device. The electromagnetic switch system can secure a cabinet or any lock.

03/31/16
20160094974 
 Fuzzy fingerprinting of communicating wearables patent thumbnailFuzzy fingerprinting of communicating wearables
A collection of wearable communicating devices generates signals that may be detected and analyzed to produce a fingerprint of the collection of wearable devices. An analysis unit may recognize patterns or other information in detected signals and generate a fingerprint of a body area network corresponding to the collection of wearable devices.
Mcafee Inc.


03/31/16
20160094954 
 Location fingerprinting using multiple sensors patent thumbnailLocation fingerprinting using multiple sensors
Methods, program products, and systems for using multiple sensors to determine a location fingerprint are described. A sampling device can measure rf signals detected at a train station of a transit system or a route of the transit system.
Apple Inc.


03/31/16
20160094951 
 Wi-fi fingerprint location database creation and update from crowd sourced data patent thumbnailWi-fi fingerprint location database creation and update from crowd sourced data
Disclosed herein are techniques to update a wireless fingerprint location database. According to such techniques, an update server updates a location database based on trajectories of a number of computing devices.

03/31/16
20160094950 

Modeling connectivity of transit systems


Methods, program products, and systems for using a location fingerprint database to determine a location of a mobile device are described. A mobile device can use location fingerprint data received from a server to determine a location of the mobile device at the venue.
Apple Inc.


03/31/16
20160094941 

Positioning mobile terminal based on electromagnetic signals


Example positioning techniques include: generating an initial particle set, randomly allocating different moving step lengths for each particle in the initial particle set, updating position information of each particle at a previous moment to obtain a current particle set, rating usability of each particle according to position information of each particle in the current particle set and a signal fingerprint received at a current moment, acquiring a moving step length of each particle having a rating higher than a first predetermined threshold in the current particle set, and updating a moving step length of each particle having a rating lower than the first predetermined threshold according to the acquired moving step length. The techniques of the present disclosure obtain a moving step length closest to the actual step length of a person, and update the moving step length in time with the change of the step length of the person..
Alibaba Group Holding Limited


03/31/16
20160094802 

Receiver-side marking of content for unique identification


The secure selection of at least one uniquely visually rendered media content stream(s) by a receiver of streams may allow enhanced fingerprinting of broadcast media content. The stream(s) may be visually rendered, and fingerprint marks inserted, using the preprocessing techniques of explicit insertion, implicit insertion, and object modification.
Nagravision S.a.


03/31/16
20160094569 

Behavioral detection of malware agents


In an example, a detection engine identifies potential malware objects according to behavior. In order to circumvent blacklists and fingerprint-based detection, a malware server may frequently change domain names, and change the fingerprints of distributed malware agents.

03/31/16
20160094548 

Method for secure key injection with biometric sensors


Systems and methods are disclosed for securely injecting one or more key values into an electronic device by reading with a fingerprint sensor a manufactured key device having a key value. A secure communication channel between a fingerprint sensor and a secure processing system enables the reading, processing, and storing of the fingerprint sensor data from the key device.
Apple Inc.


03/31/16
20160093295 

Statistical unit selection language models based on acoustic fingerprinting


Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for providing statistical unit selection language modeling based on acoustic fingerprinting. The methods, systems and apparatus include the actions of obtaining a unit database of acoustic units and, for each acoustic unit, linguistic data corresponding to the acoustic unit; obtaining stored data associating each acoustic unit with (i) a corresponding acoustic fingerprint and (ii) a probability of the linguistic data corresponding to the acoustic unit occurring in a text corpus; determining that the unit database of acoustic units has been updated to include one or more new acoustic units; for each new acoustic unit in the updated unit database: generating an acoustic fingerprint for the new acoustic unit; identifying an acoustic unit that (i) has an acoustic fingerprint that is indicated as similar to the fingerprint of the new acoustic unit, and (ii) has a stored associated probability..
Google Inc.


03/31/16
20160092886 

Methods of authorizing a computer license


Systems and methods use features of an inode's or file identifier's (id) assignment, uniqueness and randomness, to fingerprint an end user device or system for authorization of a license. During the installation process of an operating system on an end user device certain directories and files created, that remain in place for the life of the installation, result in inodes or file ids that will be largely random as they depend, for example, on which files are installed and in what order their installation takes place.
Nalpeiron Inc.


03/31/16
20160092718 

Fingerprint sensor


An improvement to the optical performance of a digital fingerprint scanner is disclosed. The invention evens out the illumination while reducing unwanted artifacts.

03/31/16
20160092717 

Information detection and display apparatus, and detecting method and displaying method thereof


An information detection and display apparatus, and detecting method and displaying method thereof are provided. The information detection and display apparatus includes: an optical sensor; a protective layer disposed on the optical sensor; and a display screen disposed underneath the optical sensor, wherein the display screen serves as a light source when the optical sensor is used for detecting optical information.
Shanghai Oxi Technology Co., Ltd


03/31/16
20160092716 

Active sensing element for acoustic imaging systems


An acoustic fingerprint imaging system having a plurality of acoustic elements, each acoustic element including a transducer, and independent drive and sense circuitry is disclosed. Drive circuitry may require higher voltage than low voltage sense circuitry.
Apple Inc.


03/31/16
20160092713 

Fingerprint sensor and sensing method thereof


A fingerprint sensor for sensing fingerprint information of a finger is provided. The fingerprint sensor includes a sensing array including a plurality of sensing units, an insulating surface disposed on the sensing array, a readout module, a memory array including a plurality of memory units respectively corresponding to the sensing units, and a processor.
Egis Technology Inc.


03/31/16
20160092312 

Deduplicated data distribution techniques


In connection with a data distribution architecture, client-side “deduplication” techniques may be utilized for data transfers occurring among various file system nodes. In some examples, these deduplication techniques involve fingerprinting file system elements that are being shared and transferred, and dividing each file into separate units referred to as “blocks” or “chunks.” these separate units may be used for independently rebuilding a file from local and remote collections, storage locations, or sources.
Code 42 Software, Inc.


03/31/16
20160092018 

Electronic device with touch screen for fingerprint recognition


An electronic device is provided. The electronic device includes: a touch screen having a sensing array with a plurality of sensors and a display panel having a displaying area; and a processor.
Egis Technology Inc.


03/31/16
20160091593 

Location fingerprinting for transit systems


Methods, program products, and systems for building a location fingerprint database for a transit system are described. The transit system can be a subway system including underground train stations and routes where location determination using gps signals is difficult or impossible.
Apple Inc.


03/31/16
20160091591 

Method and movement correction in a magnetic resonance fingerprinting examination of a subject


In a method and apparatus for movement correction for a magnetic resonance fingerprinting examination on an object under examination, a magnetic resonance signal shape of a region of the object is acquired using the magnetic resonance fingerprinting method, movement data for at least one sub-region of the region are detected movement information is generated from the acquired movement data, the acquired magnetic resonance signal shape is corrected with reference to the generated movement information, a signal comparison of the corrected magnetic resonance signal shape is made with multiple database signal shapes stored in a database, with a database value of at least one tissue parameter being assigned to each of the database signal shapes. A value of the at least one tissue parameter is assigned to the corrected signal shape as a result of the signal comparison..
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft


03/31/16
20160091398 

Methods for using digitized sound patterns to monitor operation of automated machinery


In an operating machine, one example of a method for monitoring operation of operating machinery includes converting an actual sound pattern generated by the machine into an audio signal and digitizing the audio signal to create a real-time acoustic fingerprint unique to the actual sound pattern. A reference database contains a plurality of stored acoustic fingerprints, each stored acoustic fingerprint in the plurality of stored acoustic fingerprints representing a unique sound pattern associated with a particular operating condition.
Marquip, Llc


03/31/16
20160091267 

Weapon safety device


A weapon safety assembly includes a processor coupled to a weapon. The processor is coupled to a safety of the weapon such that the processor selectively enables and disables the safety.

03/24/16
20160088473 

Dna and fingerprint authentication of mobile devices


User generated and processed deoxyribose nucleic acid (dna) or fingerprint signal is used for authentication of a mobile device. A touch screen generated processed control signal is used for control of mobile device operated in a cellular system and a wi-fi network.

03/24/16
20160088338 

Method, computer program, electronic device, and system


A method comprises sending a control signal from an electronic device to a media device, the control signal comprising a channel preset identifier and causing the media device to switch to a channel identified by the channel preset identifier; receiving, at the electronic device, an audio signal emitted by the media device; generating, by the electronic device, an audio fingerprint from the received audio signal; obtaining, by the electronic device, channel meta information based on the audio fingerprint; and determining channel preset mapping information, the channel preset mapping information associating the channel preset identifier with the channel meta information.. .
Sony Corporation


03/24/16
20160087735 

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.


03/24/16
20160087664 

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.
3d Radio, Llc


03/24/16
20160086609 

Systems and methods for audio command recognition


The present application discloses a method, an electronic system and a non-transitory computer readable storage medium for recognizing audio commands in an electronic device. The electronic device obtains audio data based on an audio signal provided by a user and extracts characteristic audio fingerprint features from the audio data.
Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited


03/24/16
20160086402 

Mobile communication device


The mobile communication device is for use as a cell phone, as a wireless identity authentication device with other electronic devices (with cell phones, computers, and atm's), and as a headset in the form of an earphone, an eye-covering, or a head covering for audio communication with a central processor, another mobile terminal a cell phone, or a pda. The mobile communication device is hands-free being worn on or near the face, and only requires a finger touching for bimodal identity authentication.

03/24/16
20160086186 

Receiving fingerprints through touch screen of ce device


Fingerprints for transaction authentication are received through the touch screen of a bank customer's ce device for purposes of approving or denying transactions with the customer's electronic debit or credit card (“e-card”).. .
Sony Corporation


03/24/16
20160086010 

Finger print sensor and auxiliary processor intergration in an electronic device


A system includes a fingerprint sensor and an auxiliary processor. The auxiliary processor is operable to arm the fingerprint sensor prior to the auxiliary processor entering a low power or sleep mode.
Google Technology Holdings Llc


03/24/16
20160085951 

Apparatus and enabling fingerprint-based secure access to a user-authenticated operational state of an information handling system


A computer-implemented method provides power to a fingerprint reader while the remaining components of the information handling system are held in a low power, non-operating state. Placement of a finger across the fingerprint reader is detected with the information handling system in the non-operating state.
Dell Products L.p.


03/24/16
20160085664 

Generating a fingerprint representing a response of an application to a simulation of a fault of an external service


Examples disclosed herein relate to generating a fingerprint representing a response of an application to a simulation of a fault of an external service. Examples include causing simulation of a fault of an external service in a simulation of the external service, and generating a testing application fingerprint representing a response of an application to the simulation of the fault of the external service during the testing of the application..
Hewlett Packard Development Company, L.p.


03/24/16
20160083496 

Highly branched lipophilic polymer, and photopolymerizable composition containing the same


There is provided a highly branched lipophilic polymer that is excellent in blending and dispersing properties in a matrix resin, and is possible to provide surface modification properties such as excellent lipophilicity (anti-fingerprint property) and the like to a coating that is obtained from the resin composition while the intrinsic transparency of the resin is not impaired; and a photopolymeizable composition comprising the highly branched lipophilic polymer. A highly branched lipophilic polymer obtained by polymerizing a monomer a containing two or more radically polymerizable double bonds per molecule and a monomer b containing a c6-30 alkyl group or a c3-30 alicyclic group and at least one radically polymerizable double bond per molecule in the presence of 5 to 200 mol % of a polymerization initiator c relative to the number of moles of the monomer a.
Nissan Chemical Industries, Ltd.


03/17/16
20160081095 

Selection of a radio access technology resource based on radio access technology resource historical information


The disclosed subject matter provides for selecting a radio access technology resource based on historical data related to the radio access technology resource. Location information can be employed to determine a radio access technology resource.
At&t Mobility Ii Llc


03/17/16
20160080789 

Television audience measurement method and apparatus


Television transmissions are received at multiple locations across a large area. Advertisements are identified, harvested and tagged from within in the television transmissions.
Ispot.tv, Inc.


03/17/16
20160080781 

Identification of captured videos


An identification system receives a request from a user device to identify a video captured in a video stream. The identification system identifies a display area captured in the video stream in which the video is displayed.
Google Inc.


03/17/16
20160078697 

Wearable device and associated control method


A wearable device is provided. The wearable device includes: a fingerprint recognition apparatus; a pulse sensor for detecting pulse information of a user; and a processor for determining whether the user is wearing the wearable device according to the pulse information detected by the pulse sensor.
Egis Technology Inc.


03/17/16
20160078690 

Method for monitoring state of health of a vehicle system


A method is provided for monitoring a state of health of a vehicle system and includes measuring a plurality of parameter values for the system at different running conditions as an end of line test, storing the parameter values in a fingerprint file, measuring the same plurality of parameter values that is comprised in the fingerprint file after a predefined time interval, adding a predefined, ageing offset to the fingerprint file, where the ageing offset corresponds to a predicted wear of the system during the predefined time interval, thereby obtaining a time modified fingerprint file for the system, comparing the measured values with the time modified fingerprint file, and issuing a message if the measured values deviates from the time modified fingerprint file. The state of health can be compared with initial measurements such that the state of health of a vehicle system or component can be monitored over a longer time period..
Volvo Truck Corporation


03/17/16
20160078274 

Method and fingerprint sensing system for authenticating a candidate fingerprint


The invention also relates to a corresponding fingerprint sensing system and to a computer program product.. .

03/17/16
20160078271 

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.
Diamond Fortress Technologies, Inc.


03/17/16
20160078270 

Fingerprint sensing and calibration apparatus


Methods and apparatuses are provided for a thin high contrast optical acquisition system for fingerprint recognition. In one embodiment, a method of capturing images of a fingerprint may include emitting light from a set of light sources to generate a scattered light from the fingerprint, determining a set of sensor arrays located between an inner boundary and an outer boundary from the set of light sources based on thickness and refractive index of one or more panels between the set of light sources and the fingerprint, activating the set of sensor arrays to capture the scattered light from the fingerprint, and processing the scattered light captured by the set of sensor arrays in parallel to generate a topography of the fingerprint..
Secugen Corporation


03/17/16
20160078269 

Fingerprint sensor with sync signal input


The present invention relates to a fingerprint sensor comprising a voltage supply interface for receiving a supply voltage; a sensor communication interface for providing the fingerprint pattern signal to external circuitry; a synchronization input for receiving a sync signal interpreted to correspond to a first logical state when the sensor ground potential is at the first potential and to a second logical state, different from the first logical state, when the sensor ground potential is at the second potential, and a plurality of sensing elements, each comprising a sensing structure. The sensing elements are configured such that the potential of the sensing structures follows the potential of the modulated fingerprint sensor ground potential, and the timing of the sampling of sensing signals from the sensing elements is based on perceived state transitions of the sync signal..
Fingerprint Cards Ab


03/17/16
20160078268 

Fingerprint scanning method


A computer-implemented method entails capturing a digital fingerprint of a finger using a fingerprint-capturing device, collecting pressure measurements using pressure sensors associated with the fingerprint-capturing device as the finger contacts the fingerprint-capturing device, determining a finger-sensor contact direction from the pressure measurements and storing the finger-sensor contact direction in association with the digital fingerprint for subsequent biometric authentication.. .
Blackberry Limited


03/17/16
20160078214 

User device security manager


Techniques for authentication and authorization of a user, an application, or a user device for access to web resources are described. For example, a machine identifies an access request to access a remote resource associated with a web service.
Ebay Inc.


03/17/16
20160076103 

Mirna fingerprint in the diagnosis of diseases


The present invention provides novel methods for diagnosing a state of health based on the determination of specific mirnas that have altered expression levels in different conditions, e.g. Disease states compared to healthy controls..
Febit Holding Gmbh


03/10/16
20160073148 

Media customization based on environmental sensing


Methods, devices and computer program products facilitate management of multimedia content and recognition of a content that is being acoustically or optical presented using web-based technology. One method includes capturing an audio or a video content that is in acoustic or optical form via a microphone or a video camera that is coupled to an environmental sensing web-based mechanism integrated as part of a web page published by a server.
Verance Corporation


03/10/16
20160072819 

Determination identifying user authority based on fingerprints in a mobile terminal and system employing the same


A determination method for identifying the user authority based on the fingerprints in a mobile terminal and a system employing the same are described. The method comprises the steps of collecting a user fingerprint to match the user fingerprint with fingerprint data pre-stored in a database; and acquiring user authority information correlated with the fingerprint data which is matched with the user fingerprint for providing a plurality of user authorities corresponding to the user fingerprint.
Huizhou Tcl Mobile Communication Co., Ltd


03/10/16
20160071371 

Secure monetary transactional system in gaming environment


A system and method enables transfer of available credit between a gaming apparatus and a non-banking internet source of credit. A gaming apparatus having a ticket-in-ticket-out reading and printing module; an electronic wallet wireless communication system having a wireless communication link to an electronic wireless transaction facilitator; a fingerprint scanner; and a processor.

03/10/16
20160070980 

Method and device for contactless biometrics identification


The present invention provides a new method and a device for the contactless human identification using biometrics images. The present invention develops a robust feature extraction algorithm to recover three-dimensional (3d) shape information from biometrics images.
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University


03/10/16
20160070968 

Image-based liveness detection for ultrasonic fingerprints


A liveness-detection method and/or system is disclosed. A method of detecting liveness can comprise obtaining a single ultrasonic image of a biometric object.
Qualcomm Incorporated


03/10/16
20160070911 

Rapid malware inspection of mobile applications


Disclosed are various embodiments for inspecting malware with little or no user interruption. A first computing device may compare a source code of an application to a fingerprint stored locally on the first computing device.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.


03/10/16
20160070404 

Fingerprint-assisted force estimation


Embodiments may take the form of a system having a user input device and a first sensor coupled to the user input device. The first sensor is configured to sense touch on a surface of the user input device.
Apple Inc.


03/03/16
20160066032 

Acquisition, recovery, and matching of unique information from file-based media for automated file detection


A media fingerprint archive system generates and archives media fingerprints from second media content portions such as commercials. A downstream media measurement system can extract/derive query fingerprints from an incoming signal, and query the media fingerprint archive system whether any of the query fingerprints matches any archived fingerprints.
Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation


03/03/16
20160063306 

System and utilizing fingerprints as user inputs


An information handling system includes a tablet computer, which in turn includes a touch sensor, a sensor detector, and a processor. The sensor detector is configured to communicate with the touch sensor, and to detect a first fingerprint on the touch sensor.
Dell Products, Lp


03/03/16
20160063301 

Capacitive fingerprint sensor and fingerprint sensing method thereof


A capacitive fingerprint sensor is provided. The capacitive fingerprint sensor includes a sensing array, an insulating surface disposed on the sensing array, and a readout module.
Egis Technology Inc.


03/03/16
20160063300 

Layered filtering for biometric sensors


A fingerprint sensing apparatus includes a fingerprint sensor system and a control system capable of receiving fingerprint sensor data from the fingerprint sensor system. The control system may determine, according to the fingerprint sensor data, whether an object is positioned proximate a portion of the fingerprint sensor system.
Qualcomm Incorporated


03/03/16
20160063299 

Photoelectron fingerprint identifying apparatus


A photoelectron fingerprint identifying apparatus is disclosed. The disclosed photoelectron fingerprint identifying apparatus may include a photoelectron sensor having a light receiving surface on which a finger is placed, wherein the photoelectron sensor receives an optical intensity signal associated with an invisible light penetrating the finger before converting the optical intensity signal to a photocurrent signal, an analog/digital converter electrically coupled to the photoelectron sensor for receiving the photocurrent signal, wherein the analog/digital converter converts the photocurrent signal to a digital signal, and an image processing unit electrically coupled to the analog/digital converter for receiving the digital signal before outputting an fingerprint pattern based on the digital signal..
Gingy Technology Inc.


03/03/16
20160063298 

Guided fingerprint enrollment


fingerprint enrolment is described. An initial procedure in which the appropriate area of the finger is determined from the size of a user's finger, followed by a guidance procedure where guidance information is provided in a pseudo random manner and further fingerprint data is obtained during the pseudo random guidance.
Fingerprint Cards Ab


03/03/16
20160063297 

Display device and controlling therefor


A display device and a method of controlling therefor are disclosed. A display device includes a main display unit configured to receive an input of at least one fingerprint and display information, a sub display unit configured to be exposed from a stored position and a controller configured to set a mode based on the inputted at least one fingerprint.
Lg Electronics Inc.


03/03/16
20160063296 

Air/object determination for biometric sensors


A fingerprint sensing apparatus may include a fingerprint sensor system and a control system capable of receiving fingerprint sensor data from the fingerprint sensor system. The control system may be capable of determining fingerprint sensor data blocks for at least a portion of the fingerprint sensor data and of calculating statistical variance values for fingerprint sensor data corresponding to each of the fingerprint sensor data blocks.
Qualcomm Incorporated


03/03/16
20160063295 

Fingerprint detection sensor and fingerprint detection system comprising the same


Example embodiments disclose a fingerprint recognition sensor and a fingerprint recognition system. The fingerprint recognition sensor may include a pad configured to apply a first wave signal having multi-frequency characteristics to an object, a signal applying electrode configured to transmit the first wave signal having multi-frequency characteristics to the pad and a signal receiving electrode configured to receive a reflection wave signal from the object to the pad based on the first wave signal..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


03/03/16
20160063294 

Finger/non-finger determination for biometric sensors


A fingerprint sensing apparatus may include a fingerprint sensor system and a control system. The fingerprint sensor system may include an ultrasonic sensor array.
Qualcomm Incorporated


03/03/16
20160063230 

Fingerprint gestures


User authentication for a user device can leverage one or more fingerprint sensor regions installed in the device capable of detecting and/or recognizing a user's fingerprints. The user can define a fingerprint gesture or sequence of fingerprint gestures as a passcode, with access to a protected function being conditional on the user performing the defined fingerprint gesture or sequence of fingerprint gestures.
Dropbox, Inc.


03/03/16
20160062991 

Electronic discovery management system


An electronic discovery management system communicatively coupled with a communications network including a database for storing electronic documents, wherein each electronic document is associated with a fingerprint. The system also includes a server configured for: receiving a plurality of documents and generating a fingerprint of each document; receiving a request for a set of documents of the plurality of documents; accessing the set of documents in the database and generating a subsequent fingerprint for each document of the set, and comparing said subsequent fingerprint with a corresponding fingerprint stored in association with said document in the database; if, for each document of the set, said subsequent fingerprint is identical to the fingerprint stored in association with said document in the database, then transmitting, over the communications network, the set of documents; and providing documents that have not been tampered with..

03/03/16
20160061922 

Method and magnetic resonance examination of an examination object


In a method and apparatus for magnetic resonance examination of an examination object, in order to determine a substance by execution of a magnetic resonance fingerprinting procedure for examination of an examination object in which a substance is located, a magnetic resonance signal waveform of a voxel of an examination area of the examination object is acquired by a magnetic resonance fingerprinting recording procedure, and a signal comparison of the magnetic resonance signal waveform is made in a computer with a substance signal waveform stored in a database, and the result of the signal comparison is provided as an output from the computer.. .
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft


02/25/16
20160056527 

Electronic device with fingerprint sensor and tunable hybrid antenna


An electronic device may have wireless circuitry and components such as sensors. The electronic device may have a metal housing having first and second planar rear wall portions separated by a gap.
Apple Inc.


02/25/16
20160055695 

Access management and resource sharing platform based on biometric identity


Disclosed are an apparatus and method that enables an owner/administrator to manage access to a shared resource based on identity that is established by use of biometric data. For example, access to a shared physical resource can be restricted via use of a biometric locking device.
Gate Labs Inc.


02/25/16
20160055365 

Fingerprint sensing assemblies and methods of making


A fingerprint sensing module includes a sensor substrate having a sensing side and a circuit side, an image sensor including conductive traces on the circuit side of the sensor substrate, and a sensor circuit including at least one integrated circuit mounted on the circuit side of the sensor substrate and electrically connected to the image sensor. The sensor substrate may be a flexible substrate.
Synaptics Incorporated


02/25/16
20160055364 

Combinational sensing type fingerprint identification device and method


A combinational sensing type fingerprint identification device includes plural sensing electrodes; plural sensing electrode switches; plural first sensed signal connection lines, and a controller. Each sensing electrode switch corresponds to one sensing electrode and has a first terminal, a second terminal connected to a common signal, a third terminal connected to a corresponding sensing electrode, and a control terminal each first sensed signal connection line is connected to the first terminals of the sensing electrode switches in one column.
Superc-touch Corporation


02/25/16
20160055363 

Mobile device with high-accuracy fingerprint identification


A mobile device with high-accuracy fingerprint identification includes a display panel, a transparent protection layer, and a fingerprint identification device. The transparent protection layer has one surface attached to the display panel.
Superc-touch Corporation


02/25/16
20160055241 

Sharing resources among remote repositories utilizing a lock file in a shared file system or a node graph in a peer-to-peer system


A method, system and computer program product for sharing resources among remote repositories. In a shared file system, a resource identifier and metadata are created for a resource, where the resource identifier is stored in a lock file in a shared volume accessible by the remote repositories.
International Business Machines Corporation


02/25/16
20160055170 

Sharing resources among remote repositories utilizing a lock file in a shared file system or a node graph in a peer-to-peer system


A method, system and computer program product for sharing resources among remote repositories. In a shared file system, a resource identifier and metadata are created for a resource, where the resource identifier is stored in a lock file in a shared volume accessible by the remote repositories.
International Business Machines Corporation


02/25/16
20160054844 

Touch display device and operating method thereof


There is provided a touch display device including a display and a touch control device. The display includes a glass substrate.
Pixart Imaging Inc.


02/25/16
20160054293 

Prenatal screening


The present invention relates to a method for screening maternal urine samples for changes in the pattern of mass spectral fingerprinting which have been found to be characteristic of fetal aneuploidies such as down's syndrome and have application for the screening of other fetal abnormalities and disorders of pregnancy including gestational trophoblastic diseases.. .
Map Diagnostics Limited


02/25/16
20160054276 

Method for establishing shenqi fuzheng injection fingerprint spectrum


A method for establishing a shenqi fuzheng injection fingerprint spectrum, comprising: employing an ultra-high voltage liquid chromatography mass spectrometer to test the shenqi fuzheng injection, the chromatography conditions including: chromatographic column: agilent zorbax eclipse plus c18, 2.1 mm×100 mm, 1.8 μm; mobile phase: mobile phase a is 0.1% formic acid aqueous solution, and mobile phase b is 0.1% formic acid acetonitrile solution; employing gradient elution procedure as follows: 0-0.5 min, 95% of mobile phase a, and 5% of mobile phase b; 0.5-10 min, 95%-75% of mobile phase a, and 5%-25% of mobile phase b; 10-15 min, 75%-45% of mobile phase a, and 25%-55% of mobile phase b; 15-18 min, 45%-0% of mobile phase a, and 55%-100% of mobile phase b; and 18-20 min, 0% of mobile phase a, and 100% of mobile phase b.. .
Li Min Pharmaceutical Factory Of Livzon Pharmaceut Ical Group


02/25/16
20160054246 

A device for determining the characteristic impedance spectrum of a token


The present invention relates to a device for determining the characteristic impedance spectrum of a token such as a monetary coin, said device comprising:—a point impedance transducer having an inducing element for inducing an ultrasonic movement in the token and a sensing element for detecting the resistance of the token to that induced movement;—a closed system for housing said point impedance transducer; and processing means connected to the point impedance transducer for determining the characteristic impedance spectrum of said token. In particular, the present invention relates to testing whether a token or coin is genuine or a forgery, of sorting coins including from differing monetary systems and/or their denominations, and also providing a “fingerprint” for forged coins..

02/25/16
20160054081 

Firearm safety assembly


A firearm safety assembly for preventing the firearm from being discharged by an unauthorized user includes a processor coupled to a firearm. A fingerprint scanner is coupled to the firearm.

02/25/16
20160053325 

Mirna fingerprint in the diagnosis of multiple sclerosis


The present invention provides novel methods for diagnosing diseases based on the determination of specific mirnas that have altered expression levels in disease states compared to healthy controls.. .
Comprehensive Biomarker Center Gmbh


02/25/16
20160053323 

Genospecific radiosensitization


A method of treating a subject who has been diagnosed with cancer is described. The method includes characterizing the radiation-susceptibility of the subject by detecting a mutation in an nrf2 pathway protein in suitable sample obtained from the subject and treating the subject with radiation therapy if the subject is characterized as being radiation-susceptible, or treating the subject with radiation therapy and a radiosensitizing agent if the subject is characterized as being radioresistant.
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation


02/25/16
20160051815 

Olfactory implant system


The system includes five components: (1) a sensor array, (2) a processor, (3) a transmitter, (4) a receiver-stimulator, and (5) an implantable electrode array. The olfactory implant system generates odor fingerprints by detecting odors with an array of chemical sensors and then transmitting variable spatio-temporal stimulation patterns for an electrode array with electrode stimulating points positioned at different locations in the olfactory cortex (e.g., stimulating the olfactory bulb).
Virginia Commonwealth University


02/18/16
20160050541 

Fine-grained indoor location-based social network


A system for providing a fine-grained indoor location-based social network (lbsn), the invention leverages the crowd-sensed data collected from a plurality of users' mobile devices during the check-in operation and knowledge extracted from current lbsns to associate a place with its name and semantic fingerprint. This semantic fingerprint is used to obtain a more accurate list of nearby places as well as automatically detect new places with similar signatures.
Egypt-japan University Of Science And Technology


02/18/16
20160050520 

Rf fingerprints for content location


Content management systems (cmss) can be configured to edit available content. The cms can be provided as a web interface so that content can be rapidly updated.
Wifarer Inc.


02/18/16
20160050468 

Mitigation of collusion attacks against watermarked content


Media content containing a substantially invisible watermark and/or a fingerprint may be redistributed/retransmitted in a way that bypasses bypass the detectability of a hidden or invisible watermark or fingerprint. In particular, a first segment of media content may be received by a first receiver and a second segment of media content may be received by a second server.
Nagravision S.a.


02/18/16
20160050457 

Method and system for tv channel content management and monetization based on content fingerprinting using a portable computing and communications device


Embodiments of the present invention disclose a method for media content management and monetization, and corresponding system therefor. The method comprises automatically and autonomously capturing audio contents at least one of periodically, adaptively, dynamically, randomly, customizably, and via a combination thereof, from programs displayed and viewed on tv channels by users using portable computing and communications devices, automatically and autonomously generating corresponding audio fingerprints of the captured audio contents using the portable computing and communications devices for transmission to at least one of an external cloud-based host server comprising a cloud-based database, automatically and autonomously capturing audio contents continuously from all the programs available for display on the tv channels using an in-house data processor comprising at least one of an in-house processing host server and a set-top box (stb), automatically and autonomously generating corresponding audio fingerprints of the captured audio contents from all the programs available for display on the tv channels using the in-house data processor comprising the in-house processing host server and set-top box (stb) for transmission to the external cloud-based host server comprising the cloud-based database, automatically and autonomously comparing the audio fingerprints generated by the portable computing and communications devices versus the audio fingerprints generated by the in-house data processor comprising the in-house processing host server and set-top box (stb), using the external cloud-based host server comprising the cloud-based database, automatically and autonomously determining which one or more of the users is watching which one or more of the programs on which one or more of the tv channels based on the results of the comparison, automatically and autonomously sending the matched results of the comparison for the determined users to the cloud-based database of the external cloud-based host server for storage and further processing, automatically and autonomously generating a comprehensive viewership profile information for the determined users and utilizing the comprehensive viewership profile for one or more content monetization opportunities..

02/18/16
20160050378 

Pixel sensor device and operating method thereof


A pixel sensor device has a first sensing unit, a second sensing unit, a first control and reading unit, and a second control and reading unit. The first and second sensing units are disposed concentrically.
Elan Microelectronics Corporation


02/18/16
20160050203 

Environment-based two-factor authentication without geo-location


The invention provides a method and system for accomplishing two-factor authentication for internet transactions, wherein the user of the device through which the transaction is negotiated needs to give only a single yes/no verification to the system. In some embodiments, the second factor authentication is automated without any action on the part of the user.

02/18/16
20160050061 

Fingerprint authernticated touchsceeen contolled cascaded 3g-ofdm mobile systems


Receiving and demodulating in a mobile device orthogonal frequency division multiplexed (ofdm) modulated signal into ofdm baseband signal for converting ofdm baseband signal into spread spectrum baseband signal for modulating and transmitting the spectrum signal. The spread spectrum baseband signal contains cross-correlated in-phase and quadrature phase baseband signals.

02/18/16
20160049034 

Safety deposit compartment with biometric sensor


A personally accessible storage unit includes a support structure, which is configured to house a safety deposit compartment slidably mounted within the support structure. The safety deposit compartment has a bottom surface and a plurality of surrounding side walls defining a storage area for a valuable article.

02/18/16
20160049021 

Aircraft electronic fingerprint and monitoring performance of an aircraft component using the aircraft's electronic fingerprint


An initial electronic fingerprint for a vehicle and selected component of the vehicle, e.g. An aircraft windshield having a heatable member, is made.
Ppg Industries Ohio, Inc.


02/18/16
20160048840 

Fingerprint recognition control methods for payment and non-payment applications


An electronic device is provided. The electronic device includes a first memory unit for storing a non-payment application, a first processor, a fingerprint sensing unit and a security element including a second memory unit and a second processor.
Egis Technology Inc.


02/18/16
20160048760 

Natural language management of online social network connections


Natural language management of online social network connections may comprise receiving natural language data associated with a user's social network interactions. The natural language data associated with a user's social network interactions is analyzed and features used in the user's social network interactions are determined based on the analysis.
International Business Machines Corporation


02/18/16
20160048718 

Enhanced kinematic signature authentication using embedded fingerprint image array


A writing instrument with multiple embedded image sensors. Partial fingerprint images are combined with kinematic sensors to verify or identify a user..
Ami Research & Development, Llc


02/18/16
20160048717 

Array substrate, driving method and display device


There are disclosed in the present disclosure an array substrate, a driving method of a fingerprint recognition circuit and a display device. The array substrate comprises a substrate.
Beijing Boe Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.


02/18/16
20160048547 

Natural language management of online social network connections


Natural language management of online social network connections may comprise receiving natural language data associated with a user's social network interactions. The natural language data associated with a user's social network interactions is analyzed and features used in the user's social network interactions are determined based on the analysis.
International Business Machines Corporation


02/18/16
20160047720 

Films for biologic analyte collection and analysis and methods of production and use thereof


Compositions, films, collection devices, apparatuses, kits and methods related to biologic analyte collection and analysis include thin films of modified polycaprolactone. Methods of production and use thereof are described herein.
Diomics Corporation


02/11/16
20160044467 

Method for improving the accuracy of an indoor positioning system with crowdsourced fingerprints


A user may manually indicate his or her location using a first ips-enabled device and share the location with a second device. The first ips-enabled device may communicate to an ips backend the user-specified location and information about beacons and their respective signal strengths detected by the first ips-enabled device at the time that the user indicated his or her location.
Cartogram, Inc.


02/11/16
20160044460 

Beacon methods and arrangements


Wireless beacons, such as short range bluetooth beacons, are combined with other technologies—including audio and image recognition technologies (e.g., fingerprint- or digital watermark-based)—to provide a variety of enhanced capabilities and services.. .
Digimarc Corporation


02/11/16
20160044100 

Accelerating transfer protocols


Techniques and mechanisms described herein facilitate the acceleration of data transfer protocols via client side de-duplication techniques for transmitting data from a client device to a networked storage system while maintaining protocol usage characteristics. While preserving the same presentation semantics to the users.
Dell Products L.p.




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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