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06/16/16
20160174072 
 Technologies for controlling network access based on electronic device communication fingerprints patent thumbnailTechnologies 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 patent thumbnailApparatuses, 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 patent thumbnailMobile 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 patent thumbnailFingerprint 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 patent thumbnailFingerprint 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 patent thumbnailSensing 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 patent thumbnailFingerprint 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 patent thumbnailAcoustic 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 patent thumbnailSystem 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 patent thumbnailMethod 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.


05/26/16
20160148620 

Indexing based on time-variant transforms of an audio signal's spectrogram


An audio identification system generates audio fingerprints and indexes associated with the audio fingerprints based on discrete and overlapping frames within a sample of an audio signal. The system applies a time-to-frequency domain transform to a time-sequence of frames, which may be filtered.
Facebook, Inc.


05/26/16
20160148452 

System for securely transporting and housing cosmetics


Where the opening and closing means (3) are based on the use of biometric sensors for reading fingerprints and the smartphone enables the registering and de-registering of users to be controlled and remote opening and closing to be carried out. Furthermore, it comprises an electromechanical lock (4), electronic control (5) for opening and closing, signalling means of the operations carried out, which may be lights (7) or acoustic means such as a buzzer (8) and an opening and closing detection sensor (9).

05/26/16
20160148255 

Methods and identifying a cookie-less user


Methods and apparatus for identifying on-line users for advertisement or content targeting are disclosed. Historical user data is obtained in association with user identifiers, which have been unambiguously determined.
Turn Inc.


05/26/16
20160148037 

Method for registering and authenticating fingerprint and electronic device implementing the same


An electronic device and method for fingerprint authentication are disclosed. The electronic device may include a sensor unit including a first sensor area for detecting a fingerprint via a swipe operation and a second sensor area for detecting the fingerprint via a touch operation, and at least one processor, which may implemented the method.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


05/26/16
20160148036 

Fingerprint recognition sensor capable of sensing fingerprint using optical and capacitive method


Provided is a fingerprint recognition sensor capable of sensing a fingerprint using optical and capacitive methods, the sensor including: a capacitive fingerprint sensing unit that includes a transistor (t2) in which a flowing current is changed depending on an output voltage of a fingerprint sensing electrode capable of sensing the humans fingerprint; and an optical fingerprint sensing unit which changes the flowing current in the transistor (t2) due to a difference in reverse current of a photodiode generated by light and shade depending on existence or non-existence of the fingerprint.. .
Silicon Display Technology


05/26/16
20160148034 

Methods and sensors for multiphase scanning in the fingerprint and touch applications


Techniques for fully-differential multi-phase scanning in capacitive fingerprint applications are described herein. In an example embodiment, a system comprises a capacitive fingerprint sensor array and a processing device coupled to the capacitive fingerprint sensor array.
Cypress Semiconductor Corporation


05/26/16
20160148033 

Fingerprint identification unit and device


The present disclosure provides a fingerprint identification unit. The fingerprint identification unit includes a substrate, a reception layer, a first electrode layer, a transmission layer, a second electrode layer, and a third electrode layer.
Miics & Partners Inc.


05/26/16
20160148032 

Fingerprint indentification apparatus and manufactureing metheod thereof


A fingerprint identification apparatus includes a fingerprint identification module and a signal transmitting module electrically connected to the fingerprint identification module. The signal transmitting module includes a loading substrate and a first sensing layer with a plurality of first sensing units.
Miics & Partners Inc.


05/26/16
20160148031 

Touch panel with fingerprint identification function


A touch panel with fingerprint identification function includes a glass substrate, a fingerprint identification device, a packaging layer, an optical adhesive layer and a sealing layer. The glass substrate has a visible section, a non-visible section and a first plane face.

05/26/16
20160147981 

Anti-piracy protection for software


A certificate for a target device includes encrypted system attributes that are verified against attributes of the target device prior to software usage. A certificate server securely obtains system attributes from the target system and generates a certificate with encrypted components including some system attributes.
Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc.


05/26/16
20160147825 

Method and electronic device for updating the registered fingerprint datasets of fingerprint recognition


A method and electronic device for updating registered fingerprint datasets of fingerprint recognition are provided. The method includes the steps of obtaining an verifying fingerprint dataset, wherein an inputting type of the verifying fingerprint dataset is a pressing type and comparing the verifying fingerprint dataset with a plurality of registered fingerprint datasets, wherein the plurality of registered fingerprint datasets are stored in a storage device; when the verifying fingerprint dataset matches one of the plurality of registered fingerprint datasets, determining whether the inputting type of the registered fingerprint dataset is the same as the inputting type of the verifying fingerprint dataset; and if the inputting type of the registered fingerprint dataset is different from the inputting type of the verifying fingerprint dataset, replacing the registered fingerprint dataset with the verifying fingerprint dataset, wherein the inputting type of the registered fingerprint dataset is a swiping type..
Egis Technology Inc.


05/26/16
20160147800 

Data processing method and system and client


A data processing method and system and a client, where a target storage node is determined in a manner of comparing a second vector of received data and first vectors that are corresponding to all storage nodes and prestored on the client that receives the data, and the target storage node no longer needs to be determined in a manner of extracting some fingerprint values as samples from received data and sending the fingerprint values to all storage nodes in a data processing system for query, and waiting for a feedback from the storage nodes.. .
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


05/26/16
20160147759 

Management of configurations for existing storage infrastructure


The method for managing one or more standard configurations includes calculating a plurality of configuration fingerprints for a plurality of storage systems. The configuration fingerprint is a numerical value that represents information about a configuration for one or more components of a storage system.
International Business Machines Corporation


05/26/16
20160147665 

Workload selection and cache capacity planning for a virtual storage area network


Exemplary methods, apparatuses, and systems receive a first input/output (i/o) trace from a first workload and run the first i/o trace through a cache simulation to determine a first miss ratio curve (mrc) for the first workload. A second i/o trace from the first workload is received and run through the cache simulation to determine a second mrc for the first workload.
Vmware, Inc.


05/26/16
20160147477 

Management of configurations for existing storage infrastructure


The method for managing one or more standard configurations includes calculating a plurality of configuration fingerprints for a plurality of storage systems. The configuration fingerprint is a numerical value that represents information about a configuration for one or more components of a storage system.
International Business Machines Corporation


05/26/16
20160147256 

Laptop


A laptop includes a housing, a touch sensor, a fingerprint sensor and a contact panel. The housing has a through hole.
Lenovo (beijing) Co., Ltd.


05/26/16
20160145899 

Electronic door locks, systems, and networks


Electronic locks, electronic lock systems, and electronic lock networks are provided, and can include a latch, an interior unit including an interior handle operable to place the latch in the unlatched position, an interior user-interface, and an interior controller coupled to the interior user-interface; an exterior unit including an exterior handle having an active mode and a non-active mode, the exterior handle operable to place the latch in the unlatched position when in the active mode, an exterior user-interface, a fingerprint sensor configured to sense fingerprint data, and an exterior controller configure to receive the sensed fingerprint data, output the sensed fingerprint data, and place the exterior handle in the active mode upon receiving an active signal; and a main controller coupled to the interior controller and the exterior controller, the main controller configured to receive the sensed fingerprint data from the exterior controller, compare the sensed fingerprint data to a known fingerprint data, and output the active signal to the exterior controller based on the comparison.. .

05/19/16
20160142859 

Contextual deep linking of applications


A client device transmits to a server a request associated with a contextual deep link, the contextual deep link associated with link data indicating a configuration of an application. The client device receives a response according to the contextual information of the client device.
Branch Metrics, Inc.


05/19/16
20160142858 

Contextual deep linking of applications


A contextual deep linking server receives a request associated with a valid contextual deep link from a client device, the contextual deep link associated with link data indicating a particular configuration of an application. The server also receives, after determining that the client device has stored a previously generated fingerprint, stored contextual information for the client device identified by a locally stored fingerprint that matches the previously generated fingerprint.
Branch Metrics, Inc.


05/19/16
20160142443 

Personal device network for user identification and authentication


Established user habits in carrying multiple wirelessly detectable devices are used to provide or substantiate authentication. In some embodiments, simply detecting that expected devices are co-located within a limited spatial region is sufficient to establish that the devices are being carried by a single individual.

05/19/16
20160140971 

Periodic ambient waveform analysis for enhanced social functions


In particular embodiments, one or more computer-readable non-transitory storage media embody software that is operable when executed to receive an audio waveform fingerprint and a client-determined location from a client device. The received audio waveform fingerprint may be compared to a database of stored audio waveform fingerprints, each stored audio waveform fingerprint associated with an object in an object database.
Facebook, Inc.


05/19/16
20160140380 

Fingerprint sensors


A sensor for detecting fingerprints is provided having first and second substrates, a two-dimensional array of sensing elements formed on the first substrate, and a plurality of thin-film transistors or tfts for controlling the sensing elements at pixel location along the array. Each of the sensing elements detects one of electrical signals (e.g., capacitance, resistance, or impedance), temperature, or light via one of the first or second substrates representative of one or more fingerprints.
Cross Match Technologies, Inc.


05/19/16
20160140379 

Improvements in or relating to user authentication


A user authentication method and system is disclosed, in which the same sensor surface is used for scanning a fingerprint and for entry of a user-specific code. The user specific-code comprises gestures that are guided by a frame..
Secure Fingerprints As


05/19/16
20160140377 

Latchup recovery mechanism for fingerprint sensor based on state monitor and handshake


Devices and methods are provided for recovering from latchup state in fingerprint sensor devices. For example, a disclosed device can be operated to perform operations that include, receiving, at a microcontroller of the fingerprint sensor device, raw sensor data from a sensor array in communication with the microcontroller, comparing the received raw sensor data against a predetermined threshold, and, based at least partly on the comparing, resetting power supplied to the fingerprint sensor device to recover from a latchup state..
Shenzhen Huiding Technology Co., Ltd.


05/19/16
20160140376 

Capacitive fingerprint sensor with quadrature demodulator and multiphase scanning


A fingerprint sensing circuit, system, and method is disclosed. The fingerprint sensor maybe include a plurality of inputs coupled to a plurality of fingerprint sensing electrodes and to an analog front end.
Cypress Semiconductor Corporation


05/19/16
20160140326 

Simulated carbon and proton nmr chemical shifts based binary fingerprints for virtual screening


The invention discloses a method to generate and analyze nmr chemical shift based binary fingerprints for virtual high throughput screening in drug discovery. Further, the invention provides a method to analyze nmr chemical shifts based binary fingerprints that has implications for encoding several properties of a molecule besides the basic framework or scaffold and determine its propensity towards a particular bioactivity class..
Council Of Scientific & Industrial Research


05/19/16
20160139817 

Deduplication using a master and a slave


A write instruction includes a logical address and write data to be stored. An address mapping master is used to determine if the logical address is stored in an address table.
Sk Hynix Memory Solutions Inc.


05/19/16
20160139756 

Detecting an event within interactive media including spatialized multi-channel audio content


As a user is being presented with interactive media by a presenting device, a separate monitoring device may be used to monitor the presentation of the interactive media and detect an event that occurs therein. Such a monitoring device may be configured and positioned to access media content from the presentation of the interactive media.
Gracenote, Inc.


05/19/16
20160139238 

System and rfid indoor localization


Disclosed is a system for rfid indoor localization for estimating location of a target object in a localization area, comprising: a radio frequency identification (rfid) unit comprising a rfid reader and a plurality of rfid antennas in operative communication with the rfid reader; and a central unit in operative communication with the rfid unit. The central unit is capable of configuring and distributing a plurality of passive reference tags in the localization area and further capable of: collecting data from the passive reference tags through the rfid unit; processing the collected data; and estimating location of the target object.
Qatar University Qstp-b


05/19/16
20160139227 

Magnetic resonance accelerating magnetic resonance fingerprinting


In a method and apparatus for the examination of a predetermined volume portion of an object with a magnetic resonance (mr) fingerprinting procedure, an mr signal curve for voxels of the volume portion is acquired, and a comparison of the mr signal curve of the respective voxel is made with stored mr signal curves in order to determine the stored mr signal curve that conforms most closely to the mr signal curve, with the result of the comparison then being made available as an output. The comparison with the mr signal curve of the voxel is (initially) performed with a specific number of signal points of the mr signal curve.
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft


05/19/16
20160139109 

A determining or predicting a characteristic of a cell


A method of determining or predicting a characteristic of a query cell, for example the identity of the query cell, is described. The method comprises the steps of incubating the query cell with a plurality of chemical cell stressor molecules, determining the growth response of the query cell in the presence of each of the at least three chemical cell stressor molecules to generate a query cell-specific growth response fingerprint, and comparing the query cell-specific growth response fingerprint with one or more reference cell-specific growth response fingerprints corresponding to one or more cells having known characteristics.
Valitacell Limited


05/19/16
20160139055 

System and analysis of cannabis


A system including a light source, sampling tray, and at least three detectors mounted at angles with respect to each other receives light reflected from a sample of cannabis-based matter. Light from the three detectors is fed to a spectrometer which converts the reflected light into a fingerprint corresponding to the concentration of at least one substance in the sample.
Lightwave Science, Inc.


05/19/16
20160137852 

Anti-fingerprint treatment reagent and method processing the same


An anti-fingerprint treatment reagent has an organic polydimethlysiloxane, a solvent and an additive. A surface of a metal base material is treated by the organic polydimethlysiloxane.
Xiamen Runner Industrial Corporation


05/12/16
20160135009 

Mobile device monitoring and analysis


Numerous mobile devices report their respective locations to a server which collects the location reports to provide real-time pedestrian traffic information, e.g., as a map that shows locations of individual mobile devices. Distribution of mobile devices in a geographic area more closely represents overall population locations and densities.
Uniloc Luxembourg S.a.


05/12/16
20160133299 

Video content alignment


Various embodiments identify differences between frame sequences of a video. For example, to determine a difference between two versions of a video, a fingerprint of each frame of the two versions is generated.
A9.com, Inc.


05/12/16
20160132737 

Finger guide device with recess


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.
Pen-one, Inc.


05/12/16
20160132736 

Finger guide device with switch


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.
Pen-one, Inc.


05/12/16
20160132715 

Method and system for rectifying distorted fingerprint


A method and a system for rectifying a distorted fingerprint are provided. The method includes following steps.
Tsinghua University


05/12/16
20160132712 

Fingerprint sensors having in-pixel optical sensors


In one aspect, a fingerprint sensor device for fingerprint detection includes a light source configured to emit light at a wavelength. The fingerprint sensor device includes an array of sensor pixels to acquire an optical image indicative of a fingerprint.
Shenzhen Huiding Technology Co., Ltd.


05/12/16
20160132711 

Creating templates for fingerprint authentication


The present invention concerns a method, a system, a device for enrolling biometric data of a body part to be used for user authentication, using a two-dimensional sensor. The method comprises capturing, using the two-dimensional sensor, images representing different views of the body part, stitching the images into at least one mosaic, generating at least one constructed image by determining at least one area of interest in the mosaic, the area of interest representing an additional view of the body part, and extracting image data of the area of interest, and enrolling the constructed images in a set of templates to be used for user authentication..
Fingerprint Cards Ab


05/12/16
20160132710 

Fingerprint authentication using stitch and cut


The present invention concerns a method, a system, a device of authenticating a user using a body part including biometric information. The method comprises stitching partial enrolment images comprising different views of the user's body part into at least one mosaic and thereby creating an enrolled image, acquiring an authentication image of the body part, wherein the size of the authentication image is a fraction of the enrolled image, determining at least one area of interest in the enrolled image, and matching the authentication image with image data of the determined area of interest in the enrolled image..
Fingerprint Cards Ab


05/12/16
20160132678 

Managing software deployment


The method includes identifying an instance of software installed. The method further includes determining a fingerprint corresponding to the instance of software installed.
International Business Machines Corporation


05/12/16
20160132500 

Distributed and tiered architecture for content search and content monitoring


An efficient large scale search system for video and multi-media content using a distributed database and search, and tiered search servers is described. Selected content is stored at the distributed local database and tier1 search server(s).
Gracenote, Inc.


05/12/16
20160131792 

System and formation detection and evaluation


A method for locating planned markers within a log containing borehole data parses log data to locate an uncertainty region for a planned marker. A fingerprint match is located for the planned marker in the located uncertainty region.
Motive Drilling Technologies Inc.


05/05/16
20160127898 

Methods and systems for validating mobile devices of customers via third parties


A method for authenticating a mobile device in real-time. The method includes detecting the mobile device, sending a text message containing a unique uniform resource locator (“url”) to the mobile device, and detecting an access of the unique url by the mobile device through a first communication path.
The Western Union Company


05/05/16
20160127778 

Head end detection


One or more techniques and/or systems are provided for head end detection. A media receiver, such as a cable box, may be configured to receive cable television programming from a head end providing a channel lineup subscribed to by a user of the media receiver.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


05/05/16
20160127759 

Terminal device and information providing method thereof


Provided herein is a terminal device including a communication interface configured to receive a moving picture; a fingerprint extractor configured to extract a fingerprint from a frame of the moving picture; a controller configured to detect a target object from the frame, and control the communication interface to transmit the fingerprint to a server, and receive object information corresponding to the transmitted fingerprint from the server; and an outputter configured to output the received object information when content corresponding to the object information is output.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


05/05/16
20160127487 

Systems and methods for generating a unique fingerprint aggregating set of unique tracking identifiers throughout request/response processing


Systems and methods for generating a fingerprint including multiple tracking identifiers. Control circuitry receives a first tracking identifier from a first component of a network.
Rovi Guides, Inc.


05/05/16
20160127398 

Apparatus and efficient identification of code similarity


A method for identifying similarity between query samples and stored samples in an efficiently maintained reference library may include receiving a first threshold and a second threshold, receiving a plurality of binary reference samples, and processing each reference sample of the plurality of reference samples. The processing may include operations of assigning each reference sample a respective unique identifier, producing a reference sample fingerprint for each reference sample, and registering each respective unique identifier to reference sample fingerprint pair in a reference library.
The Johns Hopkins University


05/05/16
20160125220 

Fingerprint sensing device with protective coating


A sensing device comprising a plurality of sensing elements, each of the sensing elements being configured to provide a signal indicative of an electromagnetic coupling between the sensing element and a finger placed on a surface of the sensing device, a first layer arranged to cover the plurality of sensing elements, the first layer comprising a plurality of recesses, and a second layer arranged to cover the first layer, the second layer having hydrophobic surface properties. There is also provided a method for manufacturing such a sensing device..
Fingerprint Cards Ab


05/05/16
20160125219 

Wrist-worn apparatus control with fingerprint data


Wrist-worn apparatus control with fingerprint data is disclosed. The apparatus includes a physical activity-related measurement sensor interface, a fingerprint sensor, one or more processors, and one or more memories including computer program code.
Polar Electro Oy


05/05/16
20160125079 

Storing fingerprints of multimedia streams for the presentation of search results


Multimedia stream search results may be made perceivable to a user. A multimedia search query may be received from a user.
Aol Inc.


05/05/16
20160124966 

Apparatus and efficient identification of code similarity


A method for identifying similarity between query samples and stored samples in an efficiently maintained reference library may include receiving a binary query sample and processing the binary query sample via operations including producing a query sample fingerprint from the binary query sample, scoring the query sample fingerprint with each previously stored fingerprint in the reference library to produce a matching score, and for each previously stored fingerprint for which the matching score meets or exceeds a predetermined threshold, reporting a corresponding reference sample unique identifier associated with the previously stored fingerprint and the matching score. Each previously stored fingerprint in the reference library has been determined, prior to storage, as not being duplicative of another fingerprint in the reference library..
The Johns Hopkins University


04/28/16
20160119346 

Method, apparatus, and system for authenticating fully homomorphic message


Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a method, an apparatus, and a system for authenticating a fully homomorphic message, where the method includes: acquiring a message authentication key, where: the message authentication key includes a public key, a first character string, and a second character string; the first character string is a character string that consists of 0 and 1 and has a length of n; the second character string is a character string that consists of 0 and 1 and has a length of n; generating an authentication fingerprint corresponding to each bit of to-be-computed data; sending a computation request to a server; receiving an authentication fingerprint corresponding to the computation result; and performing correctness authentication on the computation result according to the received authentication fingerprint, which effectively reduces an amount of computation in a verification process.. .
Huawei Technologies Co.,ltd.


04/28/16
20160117736 

Methods and identifying unique users for on-line advertising


Methods and apparatus for finding detecting unique on-line users for advertisement or content targeting are disclosed. A bid request with initial fingerprint context data for a user and for content that is requested by such user is received at a bid management system, and the bid request is received with or without a user identifier.
Turn Inc.


04/28/16
20160117558 

Method and securing computer video and audio subsystems


In general, embodiments of the invention include methods and apparatuses for securing otherwise unsecured computer audio and video subsystems. Embodiments of the invention perform watermarking of video and/or audio data streams output by a computer system.
Janus Technologies, Inc.


04/28/16
20160117545 

Method and electronic device for generating fingerprint enrollment data


A method and electronic device for generating fingerprint enrollment data are provided. The method includes the steps of capturing first input data, wherein the first input data is divided into a plurality of first blocks and each of the first blocks has an index value; capturing second input data, wherein the second input data is divided into a plurality of second blocks and each of the second blocks has the index value; comparing and combining the first input data with the second input data to generate a comparison result; accumulating the index values of the first blocks and the second blocks in an area of overlapping between the first input data and second input data; and generating prompting information according to the comparison result..
Egis Technology Inc.


04/28/16
20160117543 

Press sheet for fingerprint reader and fingerprint reader


A press sheet for fingerprint reader and a fingerprint reader are provided. The press sheet includes a transparent substrate, a microstructure layer, and a diffusion layer.
Gingytech Technology Inc.


04/28/16
20160117542 

Methods and systems for invoking functions based on whether a partial print or an entire print is detected


Systems and methods are described herein for expanding the functionality of a print scanner. The scanner may be programmed to invoke a different function if only a portion of a print is detected rather than a full print.
Rovi Guides, Inc.


04/28/16
20160117541 

Mut fingerprint id system


Mems ultrasound fingerprint id systems are provided. Aspects of the systems include the capability of detecting both epidermis and dermis fingerprint patterns in three dimensions.
The Regents Of The University Of California


04/28/16
20160117503 

Using power fingerprinting (pfp) to monitor the integrity and enhance security of computer based systems


Procedures are described for enhancing target system execution integrity determined by power fingerprinting (pfp): by integrating pfp into the detection phase of comprehensive defense-in-depth security; by deploying a network of pfp enabled nodes executing untrusted devices with predefined inputs forcing a specific state sequence and specific software execution; by embedding module identification information into synchronization signaling; by combining signals from different board elements; by using malware signatures to enhance pfp performance; by automatic characterization and signature extraction; by providing secure signature updates; by protecting against side-channel attacks; performing real-time integrity assessment in embedded platform by monitoring their dynamic power consumption and comparing it against signatures from trusted code, including pre-characterizing power consumption of the platform by concentrating on trace sections carrying the most information about the internal execution status; by using pfp from sequence of bit transitions to detect deviations from authorized execution of software in a digital processor.. .

04/28/16
20160117502 

Using power fingerprinting (pfp) to monitor the integrity and enhance security of computer based systems


Procedures are described for enhancing target system execution integrity determined by power fingerprinting (pfp): by integrating pfp into the detection phase of comprehensive defense-in-depth security; by deploying a network of pfp enabled nodes executing untrusted devices with predefined inputs forcing a specific state sequence and specific software execution; by embedding module identification information into synchronization signaling; by combining signals from different board elements; by using malware signatures to enhance pfp performance; by automatic characterization and signature extraction; by providing secure signature updates; by protecting against side-channel attacks; performing real-time integrity assessment in embedded platform by monitoring their dynamic power consumption and comparing it against signatures from trusted code, including pre-characterizing power consumption of the platform by concentrating on trace sections carrying the most information about the internal execution status; by using pfp from sequence of bit transitions to detect deviations from authorized execution of software in a digital processor.. .

04/28/16
20160117394 

Client application fingerprinting based on analysis of client requests


Processes are disclosed for fingerprinting and identifying client applications based on the analysis of client requests. In an http-based embodiment, a fingerprint is constructed based on the presence and order of http headers included in a request from a client application or device.
Aol Inc.




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