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08/18/16
20160241934 
 Relevancy improvement through targeting of information based on data gathered from a networked device associated with a security sandbox of a client device patent thumbnailRelevancy improvement through targeting of information based on data gathered from a networked device associated with a security sandbox of a client device
In one embodiment, a method of a relevancy-matching server includes matching primary data generated from a fingerprint data with targeted data based on a relevancy factor, locating in a storage the targeted data, a reference to the targeted data, and/or a metadata of the targeted data. A mobile device is associated with a television.

08/18/16
20160241933 
 Relevancy improvement through targeting of information based on data gathered from a networked device associated with a security sandbox of a client device patent thumbnailRelevancy improvement through targeting of information based on data gathered from a networked device associated with a security sandbox of a client device
A method, apparatus, and system related to relevancy improvement through targeting of information based on data gathered from a television associated with a security sandbox of a mobile device are disclosed. In one aspect, a system may include a television to generate a fingerprint data.

08/18/16
20160241554 
 Local user authentication with neuro and neuro-mechanical fingerprints patent thumbnailLocal user authentication with neuro and neuro-mechanical fingerprints
In accordance with one embodiment, a method for locally verifying the identification of a user with an electronic device is disclosed. The method includes regenerating a neuro-mechanical fingerprint (nfp) in response to a micro-motion signal sensed at a body part.
Aerendir Mobile Inc.


08/18/16
20160241074 
 Portable apparatus having detachable wireless elements patent thumbnailPortable apparatus having detachable wireless elements
The present invention relates to a portable apparatus having detachable wireless elements. The portable apparatus having detachable wireless elements comprises a first device and a second device, in which the first device is able to charge the second device, access wireless network, and cooperate with the second device to authenticate a user with acoustic patterns or fingerprints.

08/18/16
20160239701 
 Electronic device and  registering fingerprint in electronic device patent thumbnailElectronic device and registering fingerprint in electronic device
An electronic device includes: a fingerprint input unit located in one area of the electronic device to receive a fingerprint of a user; and a controller configured to control a display unit to display information on a fingerprint registration progress situation in correspondence to a plurality of fingerprints that are sequentially input to the fingerprint input unit, determine whether a fingerprint of the user is to be registered according to the fingerprint registration progress situation information, and register a fingerprint of the user by using at least some of the plurality of fingerprints. A fingerprint registration progress situation can be identified when a fingerprint is registered..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


08/18/16
20160239700 
 Sensing  fingerprint sensor and related sensing circuit patent thumbnailSensing fingerprint sensor and related sensing circuit
A sensing method of a fingerprint sensor includes the following steps: (a) applying a first voltage, a second voltage and a third voltage to a first node connected to an electrode plate to be measured, a second node disconnected from the first node, and a conductor adjacent to the electrode plate to be measured, respectively; (b) providing a first finger drive voltage for a finger; (c) stopping applying the first, second and third voltages to the first node, the second node and the conductor, respectively; (d) after step (c), applying a fourth voltage to the conductor, and connecting the first node to the second node; (e) after steps (b) and (c), providing a second finger drive voltage for the finger; and (f) after steps (d) and (e), obtaining a measurement result of the electrode plate to be measured according to a signal on the second node.. .
Elan Microelectronics Corporation


08/18/16
20160239651 
 Method of controlling an electronic device to operate using a mobile terminal and the mobile terminal patent thumbnailMethod of controlling an electronic device to operate using a mobile terminal and the mobile terminal
The invention provides a method of controlling an electronic device to operate using a mobile terminal and the mobile terminal. Wherein the method comprises obtaining a confirmation message that a user has been authenticated sent by a biological recognition device, determining that the moving direction of a second fingerprint image on a touch screen of the mobile terminal is consistent with a predetermined direction; and sending an operation instruction to the electronic device so that the electronic device operates according to the operation instruction.
Golden Vast Macao Commercial Offshore Limited


08/18/16
20160239616 
 Medical support system,  medical care patent thumbnailMedical support system, medical care
A medical support system provides timeline information having medical care information of a patient arranged in a time sequence for use in medical care of the patient. A timeline entry device registers the timeline information in a database in association with fingerprint information (biometric information) for identifying the patient.
Fujifilm Corporation


08/18/16
20160239571 
 Systems and methods for content selection based on search query correlation with broadcast media patent thumbnailSystems and methods for content selection based on search query correlation with broadcast media
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.


08/18/16
20160239090 
 Handheld devices configured to output haptic effects based on fingerprints patent thumbnailHandheld devices configured to output haptic effects based on fingerprints
Handheld weapons using tactile feedback to deliver silent status information are described. One embodiment comprises a handheld weapon comprising: a housing comprising a user contactable region, a tactile element coupled to the user contactable region, and an actuator coupled to the tactile element and capable of outputting a haptic sensation localized to the tactile element..
Immersion Corporation


08/18/16
20160238690 

Enhanced indoor localization method


The present invention relates to a method for indoor localization of a user equipped with a localization device having electromagnetic signal receiver means and means for detecting the orientation in a predetermined spatial reference system, wherein the indoor space is divided up into a plurality of rooms each of which includes a plurality of spatial volumes or areas, nodes, which are connected together in a directed-graph arrangement, and wherein a plurality of radio transmitters each designed to emit a respective localization signal are arranged inside this space. The method is based on the synergic use of three localization methods, i.e.
Nextome S.r.l.


08/11/16
20160234550 

Display apparatus and information providing method thereof


Provided herein is a display apparatus that includes a communication interface configured to receive a first fingerprint corresponding to a first image and first time information corresponding to the first fingerprint from a server; a display configured to display an image; a detector configured to detect whether a currently displayed image corresponds to the first image based on the first fingerprint, and a controller configured to, in response to the first image being displayed, control the display to display first additional information corresponding to the first image, and determine a first time range based on the received first time information and control the detector to perform the detection within the determined first time range.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


08/11/16
20160234430 

Fingerprint enrollment using elongated fingerprint sensor


The present invention relates to a method of enrolling a fingerprint of a user's finger, by means of an elongated fingerprint sensor having a sensing area being smaller than the fingerprint. The method comprises the steps of instructing the user to place the finger on the fingerprint sensor with a first finger orientation for achieving a first angle between a longitudinal finger axis and a longitudinal sensor axis; acquiring a partial fingerprint image for the first orientation; instructing the user to place the finger on the fingerprint sensor with a second finger orientation for achieving a second angle; acquiring a partial fingerprint image for the second finger orientation; and forming a fingerprint enrollment representation for the finger based on the partial fingerprint images for the first and second finger orientations and a relation between the first angle and the second angle..
Fingerprint Cards Ab


08/11/16
20160234211 

Method and assigning device fingerprints to internet devices


A method for assigning a device fingerprint to a target device is provided. The method includes acquiring first attributes of the target device, the first attributes including at least one browser plug-in or one font; calculating a correlation value with respect the first attributes of the target device and second attributes of at least one second device having a device fingerprint stored in a device library.
Alibaba Group Holding Limited


08/11/16
20160234210 

Configuration data based fingerprinting for access to a resource


A method for providing a user system access to a resource includes obtaining configuration data identifying devices at the user system; receiving a request from the user system for access to a resource; applying a function to the configuration data to generate a current fingerprint; comparing the current fingerprint to a reference fingerprint associated with the resource; determining a degree of similarity between the current fingerprint and the reference fingerprint; and granting access to the resource in response to the degree of similarity between the current fingerprint and the reference fingerprint.. .
Carrier Corporation


08/11/16
20160234205 

Method for providing security service for wireless device and apparatus thereof


Disclosed are a method for providing a security service for a wireless device and an apparatus thereof. The method includes obtaining a wireless fingerprint of a wireless device, determining a wireless device type corresponding to the obtained wireless fingerprint by referring to a first database, determining a security policy corresponding to the determined wireless device type by referring to a second database, and applying the determined security policy to a service for the wireless device, so that the wireless device is provided with a tight security service..
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute


08/11/16
20160234174 

Data encryption/decryption using neuro and neuro-mechanical fingerprints


In accordance with one embodiment, a method for securing data is disclosed. The method includes sensing multi-dimensional motion of a body part of a user to generate a multi-dimensional signal; in response to the multi-dimensional signal and user calibration parameters, generating a neuro-mechanical fingerprint; and encrypting data with an encryption algorithm using the neuro-mechanical fingerprint as a key..
Aerendir Mobile Inc.


08/11/16
20160234094 

Streaming processing network metadata


An improved method and system for processing network metadata is described. Network metadata may be processed by dynamically instantiated executable software modules which make policy-based decisions about the character of the network metadata and about presentation of the network metadata to consumers of the information carried by the network metadata.
Netflow Logic Corporation


08/11/16
20160232803 

Finger recognition use in typing


A system and method for typing training are disclosed in which a fingerprint recognition system is included. The system recognizes a typist's fingers or fingerprints while the typist types the keys on a keypad such that the system determines which finger has pressed a particular key and can notify the typist when an incorrect finger is used to press a particular key.
Type A+ Llc


08/11/16
20160232726 

Keyless access control with neuro and neuro-mechanical fingerprints


In accordance with one embodiment, an access control system is disclosed. The access control system comprises an access control panel including a touchable surface, a multi-dimensional touch sensor under the touchable surface, and a processor coupled to the multi-dimensional touch sensor.
Aerendir Mobile Inc.


08/11/16
20160232401 

Systems and methods for performing fingerprint based user authentication using imagery captured using mobile devices


Technologies are presented herein in support of a system and method for performing fingerprint recognition. Embodiments of the present invention concern a system and method for capturing a user's biometric features and generating an identifier characterizing the user's biometric features using a mobile device such as a smartphone.
Hoyos Labs Ip Ltd.


08/11/16
20160232397 

Optical thin film transistor-type fingerprint sensor


The present invention relates to an optical thin film transistor-type fingerprint sensor, which comprises a backlight unit for irradiating light, including at least one of a red light source, the green light source and the infrared light source; and a photo sensor unit for sensing light irradiated from the backlight unit and reflected by a fingerprint of a user.. .
Silicon Display Technology


08/11/16
20160232395 

Sensor screen and display device including the same


A sensor screen and a display device including the same are described. The sensor screen can include a first base member including a first active area and a first bezel area and having a first thickness, a second base member which is positioned opposite the first base member and has a second thickness less than the first thickness, and at least one fingerprint sensor disposed in a portion of the first bezel area of one of the first and second base members.
Lg Display Co., Ltd.


08/11/16
20160232394 

Capacitive fingerprint sensing device with current readout from sensing elements


The present invention relates to a capacitive fingerprint sensing device comprising a plurality of sensing elements. Each sensing element includes a protective dielectric top layer to be touched by a finger; an electrically conductive sensing structure arranged underneath the top layer; a charge amplifier connected to the sensing structure for providing a sensing voltage signal indicative of a change of a charge carried by the sensing structure resulting from a change in a potential difference between the finger and the sensing structure; and a voltage-to-current converter for converting the sensing voltage signal to a sensing current signal indicative of the change of charge carried by the sensing structure.
Fingerprint Cards Ab


08/11/16
20160231854 

Orthogonal frequency division scanning sensors


In embodiments, an apparatus includes a controller configured to operatively couple to a sensor (e.g., a touch panel sensor, a fingerprint sensor). The sensor includes a plurality of drive electrodes and a plurality of sense electrodes.
Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.


08/04/16
20160227408 

Systems, methods and devices that allow the hospitality industry and guests to confirm identity and perform identity secure tasks


A network system supporting the use of mobile devices for biometric identification of guests of the hospitality industry is disclosed. Mobile devices can be used by guests to access a number of hotel services and conversely can be used by hotels to contact and manage guests.
Fingi Inc.


08/04/16
20160227142 

Fingerprint sensor and sensing method thereof


A fingerprint sensor is provided for sensing fingerprint information of a finger. The fingerprint sensor includes a sensing array, a readout module and a processor.
Egis Technology Inc.


08/04/16
20160227081 

Thin optical imaging module of a biometric apparatus


A thin optical imaging module of a biometric apparatus includes a first glass substrate, a first optical prism film, a second optical prism film, and an image sensor. The first glass substrate further includes a fingerprint imaging area, a vein imaging area, a contact surface, a reflective interface, and an attaching surface.
Truelight Corporation


08/04/16
20160226892 

Intrusion detection and radio fingerprint tracking


A transmitter is configured to change its unique radio signature enough to defeat radio fingerprinting identification without destroying the content of the transmissions. The transmitter may be configured for defeating both transient-signal fingerprinting and steady-state fingerprinting.
Department 13, Llc


08/04/16
20160226666 

Continuous monitoring of fingerprint signature on a mobile touchscreen for identity management


A mobile device implements a state machine with full authentication, continuous authentication, and invalidation states. To access the device, the full authentication state requires the user to confirm his or her identity using some robust authentication technique.
International Business Machines Corporation


08/04/16
20160225209 

Fingerprint sensors and systems incorporating fingerprint sensors


Various embodiments of access control systems and fingerprint sensing systems are disclosed. One or more fingerprints of an authorized person are recorded in a fingerprint database together with a sequence of angular positions.
Risst Ltd.


08/04/16
20160225205 

Intelligent entrance guard unlocking system and unlocking method thereof


An intelligent entrance guard unlocking method includes: transmitting electric energy of a power unit of a intelligent entrance guard in a wireless electromagnetic radiation via a transmit coil; receiving the electric energy via a receiver coil of a powerless smart key; capturing a fingerprint image of an user and storing the fingerprint image in a second storage unit of the powerless smart key; controlling a wireless transmit unit of the powerless smart key to transmit a wireless signal containing the fingerprint image to the intelligent entrance guard; obtaining a predefined fingerprint image from a first storage unit of the intelligent entrance guard and comparing the fingerprint image with the predefined fingerprint image; unlocking the intelligent entrance guard when the fingerprint image matches with the predefined fingerprint image and not unlocking the intelligent entrance guard when the fingerprint image does not match with the predefined fingerprint image.. .
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.


08/04/16
20160225116 

Signal continuity assessment using embedded watermarks


Methods, apparatus, and systems for signal continuity assessment using embedded watermarks are provided. The embedded watermarks are recovered from the content and one or more attributes associated with the recovered watermarks are identified.
Verance Corporation


08/04/16
20160224973 

User interface for payments


The present disclosure generally relates to making payments with a mobile device. In one example process, the device receives first authentication data, such as fingerprint authentication information, and second authentication data, such as a bank authorization code.
Apple Inc.


08/04/16
20160224966 

User interface for payments


The present disclosure generally relates to making payments with a mobile device. In one example process, the device receives first authentication data, such as fingerprint authentication information, and second authentication data, such as a bank authorization code.
Apple Inc.


08/04/16
20160224823 

Authenticating a user through fingerprint recognition


Provided is a method for authenticating a user in an electronic device. In illustrative embodiments, a fingerprint input from the user is be detected by receiving detection signals for respective sample points across an area of the fingerprint input.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


08/04/16
20160224821 

Fingerprint identification device and manufacturing method thereof


The present disclosure provides a fingerprint identification device including a substrate, a contact layer, a processing unit, and a plurality of sensor electrodes. The substrate includes a first sub-substrate, a second sub-substrate, and an adhesive layer.
General Interface Solution Limited


08/04/16
20160224820 

System and capturing and producing biometric-matching quality fingerprints and other types of dactylographic images with a mobile device


An optical module includes a housing with a lighting mechanism, an aperture formed therein, and a window that frames a transparent surface adapted to contact a skin surface of a person, for example, a fingertip. The lighting mechanism provides light to illuminate the skin surface placed upon the transparent surface.
Aware, Inc.


08/04/16
20160224819 

Optical fingerprint sensor


The present invention relates to an optical fingerprint sensor which can comprise: a backlight unit for irradiating light; an uneven surface layer onto which the light from the backlight unit is irradiated; and a photosensor unit arranged between the backlight unit and the uneven surface layer so as to detect the light irradiated from the backlight unit and reflected from a user's fingerprint coming into contact with the uneven surface layer.. .
Silicon Display Technology


08/04/16
20160224818 

Sensor screen and display device including the same


A sensor screen and a display device including the same are discussed. The sensor screen can include a first base member including a first active area and a first bezel area and having a first thickness, a second base member positioned opposite the first base member and having a second thickness less than the first thickness; and a fingerprint sensor disposed on one of the first and second base members which are positioned opposite each other.
Lg Display Co., Ltd.


08/04/16
20160224817 

Electronic device having fingerprint recognition function


An electronic device includes at least one curved region, and at least one fingerprint sensor. The at least one fingerprint sensor is installed under the curved region to acquire fingerprint when the at least one curved region is touched..
Interface Optoelectronic (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.


08/04/16
20160224816 

Optical sensor using collimator


Systems and methods for optical imaging are disclosed. The optical fingerprint sensor includes an image sensor array; a collimator filter layer disposed above the image sensor array, the collimator filter layer having an array of apertures; and an illumination layer disposed above the collimator filter layer.
Synaptics Incorporated


08/04/16
20160224775 

Electronic apparatus having fingerprint sensor operating in vector mode


An electronic apparatus includes a fingerprint sensor and an operation unit. The fingerprint sensor senses fingerprint images of a finger at different time instants.
J-metrics Technology Co., Ltd.


08/04/16
20160224610 

Hardware efficient rabin fingerprints


An approach for fingerprinting large data objects at the wire speed has been disclosed. The techniques include fresh/shift pipelining, split fresh, optimization, online channel sampling, and pipelined selection.
Hgst Netherlands B.v.


08/04/16
20160224595 

Hardware efficient fingerprinting


An approach for fingerprinting large data objects at the wire speed has been disclosed. The techniques include fresh/shift pipelining, split fresh, optimization, online channel sampling, and pipelined selection.
Hgst Netherlands B.v.


08/04/16
20160224588 

Data integrity and loss resistance in high performance and high capacity storage deduplication


A memory system for utilizing a deduplication process may include a controller, a storage media, and a non-volatile ram including a metadata journal and a metadata cache, the metadata cache including an address table and a fingerprinting table, and the metadata journal including a plurality of transactions indicating whether a transaction is successfully written on the storage media.. .
Sk Hynix Memory Solutions Inc.


08/04/16
20160224178 

Touch control device


A touch control device includes a cover lens, a groove, a fingerprint, and a touch sensing structure. The cover lens has a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface, in which the first surface is a touch surface.
Tpk Touch Solutions (xiamen) Inc.


08/04/16
20160224142 

Touch device


A touch device comprises a touch sensing structure, a cover lens, a first mask layer, a second mask layer and a fingerprint identification structure. The cover lens has a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface.
Tpk Touch Solutions (xiamen) Inc.


08/04/16
20160223422 

System and detecting operating events of an engine


A method of monitoring an operating event of a combustion engine includes receiving a noise signal sensed by a knock sensor disposed in or proximate to the combustion engine, correlating the noise signal with a fingerprint having at least an adsr envelope indicative of the operating event, and detecting if the operating event has occurred based on the correlating of the noise signal with the fingerprint.. .
General Electric Company


08/04/16
20160222445 

Quantum molecular sequencing (qm-seq): identification of unique nanoelectronic tunneling spectroscopy fingerprints for dna, rna, and single nucleotide modifications


Techniques, methods, devices, and compositions are disclosed that are useful in identifying and sequencing natural and synthetic, and modified and unmodified dna, rna, pna, dna/rna nucleotides. The disclosed techniques, methods, devices, and compositions are useful in identifying various modifications, dna/rna damage, and nucleotide structure, using nanoelectronic quantum tunneling spectroscopy, which may be referred to as qm-seq.
The Regents Of The University Of Colorado, A Body Corporate


08/04/16
20160221453 

Electric vehicle power management systems


A system that enables power flow management for electrical devices, such as electric vehicles. Power flow managers can coordinate charging activities.
Gridpoint, Inc.


08/04/16
20160220151 

Determining health change of a user with neuro and neuro-mechanical fingerprints


In accordance with one embodiment, a method for determining changes in health of a user is disclosed. The method includes sensing multi-dimensional motion of a body part of a user to generate a first multi-dimensional motion signal at a first time and date; in response to the first multi-dimensional motion signal, generating a first neuro-mechanical fingerprint; generating a first health measure in response to the first nfp and user calibration parameters; sensing multi-dimensional motion of the body part of the user to generate another multi-dimensional motion signal at another time and date; in response to the another multi-dimensional motion signal, generating another neuro-mechanical fingerprint; generating another health measure in response to the another nfp and the user calibration parameters; and comparing the first health measure with the another health measure to determine a difference representing the health degradation of the user..
Aerendir Mobile Inc.


07/28/16
20160219408 

Wi-fi scan scheduling and power adaptation for low-power indoor location


Embodiments of a mobile station and method for wi-fi scan scheduling and power adaption for low-power indoor location are generally described herein. In some embodiments, the mobile station may identify channels, beacon timing and rough signal strength levels of nearby access points (aps) from at least one of a previous full-channel scan or a wi-fi fingerprint database and may configure receiver sensitivity based on the rough signal strength levels for receipt of subsequent beacons.
Intel Corporation


07/28/16
20160219195 

Photon-drive fingerprint identification module


A photon-drive fingerprint identification module configured to detect a fingerprint of a finger is provided, and the photon-drive fingerprint identification module includes at least a light emitting unit and a light detecting semiconductor array. The light emitting unit is configured to emit a detecting light to the finger, and the finger and the fingerprint reflect the detecting light and turn it into a signal light.
Gingytech Technology Inc.


07/28/16
20160217799 

Audio fingerprinting


A machine may be configured to generate one or more audio fingerprints of one or more segments of audio data. The machine may access audio data to be fingerprinted and divide the audio data into segments.
Gracenote, Inc.


07/28/16
20160217453 

System and authentication


In an authentication process, a mobile device captures card details using an integrated camera. The user enters card security details on a touch-screen of the mobile device, which also captures fingerprint data from the user, and user authentication ss performed..

07/28/16
20160217314 

Fingerprint authentication system and authentication using the same


Provided is a fingerprint authentication system and a method of authentication. The fingerprint authentication system may have a configuration to analyze a reflection wave signal reflected at a surface of an object under examination or an internal of the object under examination by applying a wave signal from at least one of signal communication unit of a fingerprint sensor to the object under examination.
Samsung Electronics Co .. Ltd.


07/28/16
20160217313 

Methods, devices, and computer-readable media for biometric collection, quality checking, and matching


A user interface device and method for biometric information processing in a user interface device for biometric collection, quality checking, and matching are disclosed. Embodiments provide a user interface device for capturing biometric information (such as fingerprints) of a subject, determining the quality of the captured biometric information, and comparing the captured biometric information to stored biometric information for possible matches.
Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation


07/28/16
20160217312 

Biometric device utilizing finger sequence for authentication


A system and method for enhancing biometric security utilizing a fingerprint sequence authentication process. The method comprising, during an enrollment period for an electronic transaction system, obtaining a set of fingerprint templates associated with a registering user; storing the fingerprint templates on a memory of the electronic transaction system; determining an verification sequence unique to the registering user, wherein the verification sequence comprises a pattern of entering fingerprint images; and associating the verification sequence with the stored set of fingerprint templates to be used for a subsequent authentication of the registering user..
Tactilis Sdn Bhd


07/28/16
20160217310 

System and partial fingerprint enrollment and matching using small size fingerprint sensors


A system and a method for enabling a fingerprint registration on a mobile device are provided. The mobile device includes a fingerprint registration unit configured to receive at least one first image of a fingerprint input in a first orientation, receive at least one second image of the fingerprint input in a second orientation, and generate a fingerprint image by stitching the at least one first image with the at least one second image such that the first orientation and the second orientation are substantially perpendicular to each other..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


07/28/16
20160217278 

Authentication apparatus and authentication method that register fingerprint data for collation easily


Provided is an authentication apparatus that can register the fingerprint data for collation for comparing with the read fingerprint data, easily. A fingerprint reading part reads fingerprint data at the time of the touch operation of the input identification code.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.


07/28/16
20160217277 

One touch two factor biometric identification of a user utilizing a portion of the person's fingerprint and a vein map of the ub-surface of the finger


An apparatus for enrollment and verification of a user comprising one touch two factor biometric sensors. An enrollment process creates the baseline abstract identity information for the user.

07/21/16
20160212501 

Enabling delivery and synchronization of auxiliary content associated with multimedia data


Essence of a media program can be encoded such that it carries essence identification information and a set of time points. Auxiliary content such as companion content and other auxiliary data can be associated with the essence of the media program by way of the set of time points.
Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation


07/21/16
20160212495 

Method and system for display control, breakaway judging apparatus and video/audio processing apparatus


A method and system for display control, a breakaway judging apparatus and a video/audio processing apparatus are provided. The method includes following steps.
Industrial Technology Research Institute


07/21/16
20160211470 

Composition and synthesis of aggregation-induced emission materials


The present subject matter relates to compositions containing and synthesis of fluorescent materials e made from tetraphenylethylene (tpe) derivative compounds exhibiting aggregation induced emission (aie) properties. Further contemplated herein are applications for tpe derivative compounds such as electroluminescent devices since they have a high efficiency, low turn on voltage, and excellent brightness.
The Hong Kong University Of Science And Technology


07/21/16
20160210716 

Methods and systems for detecting shot boundaries for fingerprint generation of a video


The present invention relates to computation of digital fingerprint of a video sequence. The invention presents systems and methods for quick identification of shot boundaries and extraction of fingerprints by processing one or more specific frames.
Interra Systems, Inc.


07/21/16
20160210632 

Secured payment method and relevant device and system


The present disclosure discloses a secured payment method and relevant device and system. The method includes: sending, by a user terminal, order information to a payment platform server, receiving, by the payment platform server, the order information sent by the user terminal, and sending prompt information to the user terminal; receiving, by the user terminal, the prompt information sent by the payment platform server, and sending verification information to the payment platform server; and verifying whether the received fingerprint information and the received identifier of the user terminal match stored fingerprint information and a stored identifier of the user terminal that are stored during registration of the user terminal, and if yes, performing a payment operation according to the order information..
Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited


07/21/16
20160210624 

Password input keyboard, anti-thief and unlocking method and atm


Embodiments of the invention disclose a password input keyboard. The password input keyboard comprises: at one touch screen configured to receive a password input by a user's finger; a password verifying module configured to determine whether the password received by the touch screen is the same as a preset password stored in a bank; at least one fingerprint recognizer located at a side of the touch screen opposite to the side of the touch screen being touched by the user's finger and configured to extract a fingerprint feature of the user's finger when the password is input through the touch screen by the user's finger; a fingerprint verifying module configured to determine whether the fingerprint feature extracted by the fingerprint recognizer is the same as a preset fingerprint feature stored in the bank; and an unlocking and controlling module configured to obtain determination results from the password verifying module and the fingerprint verifying module and operate a locked device that is associated with the password input keyboard..
Beijing Boe Chatani Electronics Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160210496 

Fingerprint sensor package and fabricating the same


The invention provides a fingerprint sensor package and a method for fabricating the same. The fingerprint sensor package includes a substrate.
Egis Technology Inc.


07/21/16
20160210495 

Connection pads for a fingerprint sensing device


A fingerprint sensing device comprising sensing circuitry comprising a plurality of sensing elements, each sensing element comprising a sensing structure arranged in a sensing plane and facing a surface of the capacitive fingerprint sensing device, each of the sensing elements being configured to provide a signal indicative of an electromagnetic coupling between the sensing structure and a finger placed on the surface of the fingerprint sensing device; and a plurality of connection pads electrically connected to the sensing circuitry for providing an electrical connection between the sensing circuitry and readout circuitry, wherein each of the connection pads is separately recessed in relation to the sensing plane such that each connection pad has a floor in a floor plane, and wherein each connection pad is separated from an adjacent connection pad through a portion of the sensing device being elevated in relation to the floor plane.. .
Fingerprint Cards Ab


07/21/16
20160210494 

Fingerprint recognition device and touch apparatus


A fingerprint recognition device and a touch apparatus comprise a plurality of fingerprint recognition areas (100) with a rectangle shape arranged in a matrix. Each of the fingerprint recognition areas (100) comprises a plurality of mutually independent fingerprint recognition electrodes (110) arranged along a diagonal direction of the fingerprint recognition area (100).
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160210493 

Mobility empowered biometric appliance a tool for real-time verification of identity through fingerprints


A system for transforming an image of a fingerprint, comprises a mobile device, comprising: a first communication interface, a camera configured to capture at least one image of at least one fingerprint, and a mobile device processor configured to execute instructions, the instructions configured to cause the mobile device processor to receive the image from the camera and transmit them to an image processing system via the first communication interface; and an image processing system, comprising: a second communication interface configured to receive the image, and an image processor configured to execute instructions, the instructions configured to cause the image processor receive the image form the second communication interface, and: render the image into a high contrast image, establish focus and image resolution for the image, perform noise reduction on the image, and perform distortion elimination on the image.. .
Sciometrics Llc


07/21/16
20160208416 

Apparatus and cleaving thin layer from bulk material


Embodiments relate to use of a particle accelerator beam to form thin layers of material from a bulk substrate. In particular embodiments, a bulk substrate (e.g.
Silicon Genesis Corporation


07/21/16
20160208388 

Metal member and manufacturing method therefor


The present invention can improve corrosion resistance and fingerprint resistance and can shield electromagnetic waves, as well as imparts a metallic texture to metal materials that is prone to a surface oxidation, such as aluminum, aluminum alloy, titanium, titanium alloy, copper, copper alloy, silver and silver alloy, including magnesium and magnesium alloy through surface treatments such as a protective layer and an fingerprint prevention layer including a passivation layer. The present invention includes a structural pattern formed on one surface of a base layer; a passivation layer formed on the structural pattern; a protective layer formed on the passivation layer; and a passivation layer that faces the protective layer and is formed on the other surface of the base layer..
Wisco Hitec Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160207348 

Pen support rack having biometric access restriction


A pen support rack for securing pens and preventing unauthorized access comprises a support member defining a rack body having a base, a trunk, and a plurality of branches and an integrated fingerprint scanner. Each branch includes a locking loop for receiving the body of a conventional pen, with its clip secured over the loop so that the pen hangs from the locking loop.

07/14/16
20160205652 

Location positioning using m2m ecosystem


Machine-to-machine (m2m) devices are used to enable the automatic collection of fingerprint data without human intervention at various locations in a wireless communication system. A location server receives fingerprint data collected by one or more m2m devices positioned at fixed locations in the wireless communication system, and stores the fingerprint data received for each of the one or more m2m devices in the location database to associate the received fingerprint data with the fixed location of the corresponding m2m device.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


07/14/16
20160205292 

Fingerprint emulator


An access key for a device having a fingerprint activated lock includes an electrically conductive member having surface features formed on a surface thereof that can be recognized by the fingerprint activated lock as a unique fingerprint. A second electrically conductive member is electrically coupled to the first electrically conductive member.

07/14/16
20160204826 

Transceivers digital mobile communications


Mobile transmitter-receiver (transceiver) unit for receiving and demodulating a video orthogonal frequency division multiplexed (ofdm) modulated signal. Modulator and transmitter for modulating and transmitting a filtered spread spectrum video baseband signal.

07/14/16
20160203824 

Audio signal communication method and system thereof


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


07/14/16
20160203487 

Systems and methods for detection of session tampering and fraud prevention


The invention provides methods and apparatus for detecting when an online session is compromised. A plurality of device fingerprints may be collected from a user computer that is associated with a designated session id.
The 41st Parameter, Inc.


07/14/16
20160203355 

Standard calibration target for contactless fingerprint scanners


A contactless, three-dimensional fingerprint scanner apparatus, method, and system are described. The contactless fingerprint scanner can provide either, or both, topographical contrast of three-dimensional fingerprint features and optical contrast of a three-dimensional fingerprint surface.
Govt. Of The U.s.a. As Represented By The Sec. Of Commerce, The National Institute Of Standards And


07/14/16
20160203354 

Method, apparatus, and system for recognizing fingerprint


A fingerprint recognition method includes determining a code corresponding to a query image based on features of blocks in the query image, obtaining information corresponding to the determined code from a lookup table, and verifying the query image based on the obtained information.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


07/14/16
20160203311 

Authorization of unique computer device specimens


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

07/14/16
20160202779 

Apparatus for implementing touch control and fingerprint identification and terminal device comprising such apparatus


An apparatus for implementing touch control and fingerprint identification includes: a fingerprint identification sensor, a fingerprint identification circuit, a combination switch and a touch control circuit. The fingerprint identification sensor comprises a plurality of sub-sensors.
Xiaomi Inc.


07/14/16
20160202341 

Method for fingerprint based localization of mobile devices


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


07/14/16
20160200937 

Anti-smudge and anti-graffiti compositions


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


07/07/16
20160197919 

Real identity authentication


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


07/07/16
20160197899 

Method of dynamically encrypting fingerprint data and related fingerprint sensor


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


07/07/16
20160197727 

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


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


07/07/16
20160196655 

Photograph localization in a three-dimensional model


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


07/07/16
20160196631 

Hybrid automatic content recognition and watermarking


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


07/07/16
20160196478 

Image processing


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


07/07/16
20160196466 

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


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


07/07/16
20160196463 

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


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


07/07/16
20160196462 

Apparatus and implementing touch control and fingerprint identification


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


07/07/16
20160196461 

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


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


06/30/16
20160192314 

Positioning method and apparatus and computer program product


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

06/30/16
20160189510 

Digital fingerprint tracking


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

06/30/16
20160189385 

Geometric fingerprinting for localization of a device


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

06/30/16
20160189063 

Systems and methods for event admissions based on fingerprint recognition


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

06/30/16
20160188996 

Extracting feature geometries for localization of a device


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

06/30/16
20160188979 

Method and system for audio-video signal processing


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

06/30/16
20160188974 

Mobile wireless hand-held identification identification


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

06/30/16
20160188951 

Fingerprint sensor employing an integrated noise rejection structure


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

06/30/16
20160188950 

Optical fingerprint recognition device


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

06/30/16
20160188949 

Fingerprint sensing device and fingerprint sensing method thereof


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

06/30/16
20160188948 

Sensing method and circuit of fingerprint sensor


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

06/30/16
20160188947 

Finger guide device with capacitive sensor


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

06/30/16
20160188922 

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


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

06/30/16
20160188855 

Secure pin entry


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

06/30/16
20160188033 

Touch panel with fingerprint recognition


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

06/30/16
20160188032 

Touch panel capable of identifying fingerprint


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

06/30/16
20160188023 

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


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



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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