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 Analyzing consumer behavior based on location visitation patent thumbnailnew patent Analyzing consumer behavior based on location visitation
Provided is a process, including: obtaining geolocations histories of computing devices; assigning different subsets of the location histories to different computing devices in a compute cluster; querying a geographic information system (gis) with geolocations in the geolocations histories to obtain identifiers of chain retail establishments; determining visit graphs for the individuals; and determining, for a given retail chain and a given individual, a score indicative of an affinity of the given individual to the given retail chain based on the visit graphs for more than 100 individuals including the given individual.. .
Placeiq, Inc.


 Centralized receipt repository patent thumbnailnew patent Centralized receipt repository
The system tracks transaction information as it goes to the acquiring network; where it is associated with the card type, matched to the issuer, and sent via the is08583 authorization stream for approval. Elements are extracted from the is08583 message to represent the payment receipt then sent to and stored in a centralized payment receipt repository (crr).

 Digital business checkbook patent thumbnailnew patent Digital business checkbook
A device and software/application that you can install on your computer and/or mobile devices designed by business owners for business owners. You may use it to write & print checks remotely for vendors, service providers, clients and employees paychecks.

 A  identifying pdf document patent thumbnailnew patent A identifying pdf document
The present invention discloses a method for identifying pdf document. Wherein, it comprises the following steps: s1: analyzing the path objects in the pdf document, and identifying the forms in pdf document; s2: analyzing the text objects outside the form regions in the pdf document, and recognizing the text contents in the pdf document; s3: writing the identified results into a temporary file, or writing them into the pdf document as an attachment.
Fujian Foxit Software Development Joint Stock Co., Ltd.


 Apparatus and  processing graphic data using index based triangle listing patent thumbnailnew patent Apparatus and processing graphic data using index based triangle listing
The present invention is related to an index-based processing apparatus and method for listing triangles in massive graphs. The present invention provides an index join based triangle listing algorithm by presenting the new notions of vertex range index and potential cone vertex index.
University-industry Cooperation Group Of Kyung Hee University


 Overlaying photographs with text on a social networking system patent thumbnailnew patent Overlaying photographs with text on a social networking system
When a social networking system receives an image and associated text for presentation to one or more users, the social networking system determines how to present the text and the image. For example, the social networking system determines if to overlay the text onto an area of the image.
Facebook, Inc.


 Thumb access area for one-handed touchscreen use patent thumbnailnew patent Thumb access area for one-handed touchscreen use
Embodiments of the invention provide a system for reconfiguring touch controls on a device, such as a cell phone, in reaction to a user's changing mode of operation. For example, a standard display of icons that works well in two-handed operation may not work as well for one-handed operation where the user tries to operate the controls with a thumb of the holding hand.

 Method, system and  user abandonment verification patent thumbnailnew patent Method, system and user abandonment verification
The systems and methods described herein generally relate to increasing user productivity in reviewing query results by visually depicting the presence/absence set of query terms in a set of paragraphs across a set of documents.. .
Lexisnexis, A Divison Of Reed Elsevier Inc.


 Method and  detecting lift off on a touchscreen patent thumbnailnew patent Method and detecting lift off on a touchscreen
A composite touchscreen incorporates acoustic pulse recognition sensing and capacitive sensing technology. The hybrid screen incorporates the advantages of each technology while minimizing the drawbacks.
Igt


 Method and  detecting lift off on a touchscreen patent thumbnailnew patent Method and detecting lift off on a touchscreen
A composite touchscreen incorporates acoustic pulse recognition sensing and capacitive sensing technology. The hybrid screen incorporates the advantages of each technology while minimizing the drawbacks.
Igt


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Interactive touchscreen and sensor array


An object detection system for capturing one or more sensor images of an object is provided that includes a touch system including a touch-sensitive screen and a display of a device. The object detection system also includes a sensor system including a sensor array and a processing component.
Qualcomm Incorporated


Systems and methods for lensless image acquisition


Image-sensing devices include odd-symmetry gratings that cast interference patterns over a photodetector array. Grating features offer considerable insensitivity to the wavelength of incident light, and also to the manufactured distance between the grating and the photodetector array.
Rambus Inc.


Mobile terminal and controlling the same


A mobile terminal including a touchscreen configured to receive a touch input; a wireless communication unit configured to perform wireless communication with an unmanned aerial vehicle having a camera to capture an external environment during flight; a sensing unit configured to sense a posture and movement of the mobile terminal; and a controller configured to control the wireless communication unit to transmit a flight control command to the unmanned aerial vehicle based on the touch input and the movement of the mobile terminal in a first mode in which the posture of the mobile terminal is disposed in a length direction with respect to gravity, and control the wireless communication unit to transmit a capture control command of the camera to the unmanned aerial vehicle based on the touch input along with the flight control command in a second mode in which the posture of the mobile terminal is disposed in a width direction with respect to gravity.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.


Wrist watch modular communication device


A wrist watch modular communication device is customizable in aesthetic appearance and in operational function. The device includes a short-range radio communication link interface for receiving information from and transmitting information to an information input module, a body that houses a battery and electronic circuitry to provide signals for delivery—at least partly without user stimulus—of the information to a user wearing the device on a wrist, and a touchscreen display supported by the body and integral to its front major surface, the touchscreen display communicating with the electronic circuitry to present on the front major surface, in response to the signals indicating receipt of cellular telephone and email message information, at least some of the information to the user wearing the device..
Ziba Labs Llc


Method and system for identifying a threatening network


A system and method for identifying a threatening network is provided. The system comprises a network movement before/after algorithm that provides a graphical plot of changes in networks' communications activity from before to after a key event occurs, so that an analyst is able to identify anomalous behavior; a network progression algorithm that provides a graphical plot to analyze behavior in small increments of time without specification or emphasis upon a particular event, so that the analyst is able to see a trend in behavioral changes; a statistical network anomaly ranking algorithm that provides as output a ranked list of the networks; and an anomaly trend graphs algorithm that analyzes and visualizes the networks' anomaly scores over time, so that the analyst is able to see which networks are consistently suspicious, which networks accumulate more suspiciousness in response to an event, and which networks are trending toward more suspiciousness..
21ct, Inc.


Mobile phone glove


A method and apparatus for managing a mobile phone. In one illustrative example, an apparatus comprises a garment having a glove-type shape, a pocket attached to a side of the garment, and a receptacle for holding a mobile device that has a touchscreen.

Bingo-type wagering game during play of keno or as a distinct game


A method and system for operating a wagering event includes one to four outcomes on random number correspondence to numbers in a four by four array of predefined numbers. To win any wager, an active random number must appear in a preselected corner frame.

Augmented reality virtual content platform apparatuses, methods and systems


The augmented reality virtual content platform apparatuses, methods and systems (“arv”) provides a photo driven ad-platform that transforms digital media placements into immersive and immediately shareable brand-consumer engagements via gps-linked virtual photo components instantiated on a user mobile device. Within embodiments, users may create and share photographs augmented with brands or other images and accompanying messages on various social networks using their smartphones or tablets to earn rewards.
Snaps Media Inc


Method and system for accessibility and control of parameters in scenegraphs


A method and system for providing access to and control of parameters within a scenegraph includes redefining components or nodes' semantic within a scenegraph. The set of components or nodes (depending on the scenegraph structure) are required to enable access from the application user interface to selected scenegraph information.
Gvbb Holdings S.a.r.l.


Motif recognition


Methods and systems for motif recognition in graph sets. Distribution scores comparing the canonical representations of a compressed graph in the set of graphs versus the canonical representations of a compressed graph in a reference graph are used to determine the significance of the compressed graph..

Mass customization of articles having dimensional and/or animated images


Mass customization of articles with a customized composite or dimensional image created from one or more custom images, such as photographs, text, and the like. The customized composite image is automatically generated by interlacing, or otherwise combining, the one or more custom or personalized images, and is automatically placed or imposed in a digital template to form a print ready file.
Travel Tags, Inc.


Optimized visibility for sleep sessions over time


A sleep application running on a computing platform such as a server utilizes sleep data from a remote system that monitors a user's sleep behaviors and transforms the data to populate graphs of sleep sessions over various calendar periods (e.g., by week, by month) and render them on a user interface (ui) that is exposed to remote devices such as personal computers (pcs), tablets, multimedia consoles, and smartphones over a network. The sleep sessions are optimized for visibility on the remote devices by dynamically adjusting the range of the time axis of a graph so that a maximum number of sleep sessions over a calendar period may be graphed continuously over the range without breaks (which can impair visibility and reduce comprehension)..
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


Performing linguistic analysis by scoring syntactic graphs


Semantic clustering techniques are described. In various implementations, a conversational agent is configured to perform semantic clustering of a corpus of user utterances.
Virtuoz Sa


Method and system for automatic document generation from an index


A method for the automatic generation of at least one document includes a step for selecting values of the first parameter and the second parameter so as to form a generation context, a step for consulting the static index so as to obtain the virtual document associated with said generation context, a step for making a request in the database for the layout and paragraphs pointed to by the virtual document obtained, and a step for generating said document in an electronic format, containing the paragraphs returned by said request and the layout returned by said request.. .
Valipat Sa


Reconfigurable graph processor


A graph processor has a planar matrix array of system resources. Resources in a same matrix or different planar matrices are interconnected through port blocks or global switched memories.
Synaptic Engines, Llc


Field size calculation and color coding display options usable in an emulated integrated development environment (ide)


A method and apparatus for allowing for field size calculation and color coding display options usable in an emulated integrated development environment (ide). A user may be able to quickly and accurately calculate the field size of variables in a code structure, irrespective of the length of the structure or the number of variables selected.
Unisys Corporation


Data flow graph


To provide dynamic data flow programming for digital signal processing, data flow graphs are constructed from graph libraries. The libraries provide redirection to relevant setup functions so that nodes of a graph table can be instantiated and associated memory can be allocated in dynamic working memory.
Raptor Oil Limited


Gallery of messages from individuals with a shared interest


A machine includes a processor and a memory connected to the processor. The memory stores instructions executed by the processor to receive a message and a message parameter indicative of a characteristic of the message, where the message includes a photograph or a video.
Snapchat, Inc.


System and photo subject display optimization


A software application platform which provides a user with the ability to customize, via the uploading of digital photographs, the displayable area of a digital photo in an image gallery such that the photo subject for each digital photo is viewable within the image gallery on a graphical user interface is disclosed. Photos, each having a first aspect ratio, uploaded to an image gallery may be processed by the application such that the photo subject and the photo subject area of each digital photo is identified and positioned within an individual display window, each display window having a second aspect ratio, such that the display window displays the photo subject area in an image gallery on a graphical user interface.
Smugmug, Inc.


Apparatus and precise multi-touch input


An apparatus and method for precise multi-touch input are provided. The method includes detecting a first touch input at a first location on a touchscreen; while the first touch input is maintained, detecting a second touch input at a second location on the touchscreen; detecting removal of the first touch input at the first location while the second touch input is maintained; and adjusting the first location according to movement of the second touch input, such that movement of the adjusted location is less than the movement of the second touch input..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


Touchscreen device and its touch trajectory sensing method


A touchscreen device using a touch trajectory sensing method that determines the moving trajectory of each object being moved into contact with the touch sensing panel and the trajectory sensing area around each touch point according to the movement speed of the respective touch point, where the trajectory sensing area exhibits a positive correlation with the movement speed so that when multiple objects simultaneously contact with the touch sensing panel and then stayed at the respective touch points, or steered on the touch sensing panel, each touch point has a relatively smaller trajectory sensing area at the turning point or retarded point on the touch sensing panel, preventing adjacent touch points at different moving trajectories from falling to the respective opponent second trajectory sensing areas to further eliminate the control unit from making a wrong moving trajectory determination and the touch sensing panel from performing an unexpected touch control operation.. .
Egalax_empia Technology Inc.


Integrated touch and force detection


This disclosure provides systems, methods and apparatus for determining a force index associated with a touch event. One aspect of the subject matter described in this disclosure can be implemented in a touch sensor system.
Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.


Modeling and predicting differential alternative splicing events and applications thereof


The present disclosure includes a method for predicting differential alternative splicing events from ribonucleic acid (rna) sequencing data that includes receiving rna sequence reads for two or more samples; generating directed acyclic graphs from the rna sequence reads, wherein each directed acyclic graph represents at least a portion of a gene model; extracting count data from the directed acyclic graphs; and generating differential alternative splicing event information from the count data using a dirichlet multinomial (dmn) regression.. .
The Texas A&m University System


Apparatus and displaying items


A frame for displaying items such as photographs, drawings, paintings, or documents, as well as a method of displaying such items, is provided. A substantially flat panel has a plurality of holes extending through the panel.
Elizabeth Ann's, Llc


Clustering of audio files using graphs


Systems and methods to perform speaker clustering determine which audio segments appear to include sound generated by the same speaker. Speaker clustering is based on creating a graph in which a node represents an audio segment and an edge between two nodes represents a relationship and/or correspondence that reflects a probability, likelihood, or other indication that the two nodes represent audio segments of the same speaker.
The Intellisis Corporation


Apparatus and epg sorting and automatic realignment


In various example embodiments, a system and method for electronic program guide (epg) sorting and automatic realignment is provided. In example embodiments, a graphical user interface having an epg including a plurality of rows of thumbnails representing programs is presented on a device of a user.
Opentv, Inc.


Image capturing apparatus, displaying image, and storage medium storing program


In an image capturing apparatus that sequentially photographs a plurality of images by changing a focus position of a lens unit by a predetermined amount, a display area is selected according to a ratio of a vertical line component to a horizontal line component of a main subject for each of the plurality of images photographed by the image capturing apparatus. A display unit displays a plurality of display areas corresponding to the focus detection area selected by the selection unit, by arranging the plurality of display areas side by side..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


Process for manufacturing a josephson junction and associated josephson junction


The invention relates to a method for manufacturing a josephson junction comprising a step for providing a substrate, extending along a longitudinal direction, a step for depositing a superconducting layer on the substrate so that this layer extends from the substrate in a transverse direction, perpendicular to the longitudinal direction, and a step for irradiation of ions in a central area of the layer defined in the longitudinal direction, the method being characterized in that it includes, prior to the irradiation step, a step for removing a portion of the central area of the superconducting layer so as to delimit a set of areas of the superconducting layer aligned in the longitudinal direction including the central area and two lateral areas.. .
Thales


Conservative cell and portal graph generation


Embodiments presented herein provide techniques for creating and simplifying a cell and portal graph. The simplified cell and portal graph may be used to make a conservative determination of whether an element of geometry is visible for a given view frustum (and therefore needs to be rendered).
Umbra Software Ltd.


Object based energy usage and tracking


A method includes receiving a selection of a building via a touchscreen interface, identifying a plurality of rooms based on a stored data record associated with the selected building, populating the touchscreen interface with visual representations of the plurality of rooms of the selected building, receiving a selection of a room via the touchscreen interface, identifying a plurality of predefined objects associated with the selected room, providing a list of the plurality of predefined objects on the touchscreen interface in a manner facilitating selection of an asset for the selected room via the touchscreen interface, facilitating entry of make and model information of the selected asset via the touchscreen interface, and retrieving estimated energy usage information based on the make and model information of the selected asset from a database of building objects via a network connection.. .
Honeywell International Inc.


System and the deconvolution of mixed dna profiles using a proportionately shared allele approach


A total forensic dna casework management system and method for the deconvolution of mixed dna samples using a novel, 3-rule algorithm to determine the proportional allele sharing of the sample's contributors. The process is fully document, can assess and process dna anomalies and artifacts, and transforms raw str data to produce final dna profile types, peak height ratios, proportions, fitting criteria and associated graphs..
United States Government As Represented By The Secretary Of The Army


Method and device for rearranging paragraphs of webpage picture content


The present invention provides a method for recomposing individual characters obtained by segmenting webpage image, including determining whether the line of words is the start line of a new paragraph on the webpage image based on the blank space at the beginning of the line. When a line of words is determined as the start line of a new paragraph, it is set as the start line of the new paragraph being recomposed and the original blank space at the beginning of line is retained, and all segmented individual characters are recomposed according to the screen size of the mobile terminal.
Uc Mobile Limited


Presenting a menu at a mobile device


Systems and methods for presenting a menu at a computing device are provided. In some aspects, an indication of a user touching a hardware menu button of the computing device is received, where the hardware menu button is separate and distinct from a touchscreen of the computing device.
Google Inc.


Method and system for reading progress indicator with page resume demarcation


A method and system for deploying an ancillary display screen of an electronic personal display device in a persistent rendering of reading progress including a page-resume demarcation. The method comprises receiving, at a current page of the e-book rendered upon the primary touch screen display, a command terminating display of the e-book content for reading thereon, the current page being an intermediate one of the series of pages of the e-book, displaying an indicium of a totality of the series of pages of the e-book along a substantial length of the ancillary touchscreen display, and rendering a demarcation cue representative of the current page within the indicium of the totality of pages, the demarcation cue being positioned along the indicium in accordance with an order of the current page within the series of pages of the e-book..
Kobo Incorporated


Networked touchscreen with integrated interfaces


An integrated security system integrates broadband and mobile access and control with conventional security systems and premise devices to provide a tri-mode security network that with remote connectivity and access. The integrated security system includes a touchscreen providing security keypad functionality as well as content management and presentation, and is used as a security system interface and an interface for interacting with a network.

Device notifications


Techniques associated with device notifications are described in various implementations. In one example implementation, a method may include receiving, at a mobile computing device, sensor data captured by a non-touchscreen sensor associated with the mobile computing device.
Longsand Limited


Determining pitch and yaw for touchscreen interactions


A method and apparatus for determining pitch and yaw of an elongated interface object as it interacts with a touchscreen surface. A touch image is received, and this touch image has at least a first area that corresponds to an area of the touchscreen that has an elongated interface object positioned at least proximate to it.
Qeexo, Co.


Touchscreen using new type insulation part and manufacturing same


Disclosed is a single-side single-sheet touchscreen, including a substrate; a first conductive pattern, formed in a transverse direction (x-axis) on a surface of the substrate and including at least two pattern columns, each having two or more conductive pattern regions that are electrically connected to each other; a second conductive pattern, formed on the surface of the substrate on which the first conductive pattern is formed and including two or more conductive pattern regions that are not electrically connected to the first conductive pattern and are not electrically connected to each other; a transparent electrode for electrically connecting the conductive pattern regions of the second conductive pattern in a longitudinal direction (y-axis); and a transparent insulation part, disposed between the transparent electrode and the first conductive pattern to electrically insulate the transparent electrode and the first conductive pattern from each other, wherein the transparent insulation part has a blank space at a portion that comes into contact with the second conductive pattern. A method of manufacturing the same is also provided..
Lg Chem, Ltd.


Breath acetone measurement system with portable base unit that communicates with mobile application


A portable system is provided for measuring a ketone, such as an acetone, in the breath or other bodily fluid of a user. The system includes a portable measurement device that analyzes fluid samples and generates corresponding ketone measurements.
Invoy Technologies, Llc


Tablet ultrasound system


Exemplary embodiments provide systems and methods for portable medical ultrasound imaging. Preferred embodiments utilize a tablet touchscreen display operative to control imaging and display operations without the need for using traditional keyboards or controls.
Teratech Corporation


Estimating latency of an application


Techniques for generating and using service call graphs are provided. In one technique, trace data items generated by different services are correlated to generate a service call graph.
Linkedin Corporation


Service call graphs for website performance


Techniques for generating, storing, and using service call graphs are provided. In one technique, trace data items generated by different services are correlated to generate a service call graph.
Linkedin Corporation


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


Determining a cost of an application


Techniques for generating and using service call graphs are provided. In one technique, trace data items generated by different services are correlated to generate a service call graph.
Linkedin Corporation


Determining a cost of an application programming interface


Techniques for generating and using service call graphs are provided. In one technique, trace data items generated by different services are correlated to generate a service call graph.
Linkedln Corporation


Data summary view with filtering


In some embodiments, a method may include display of a data summary view of a set of events that correspond to query results of a query. Each event of the set of events may include data items of a plurality of event attributes.
Splunk Inc.


Processing associations in knowledge graphs


A data infrastructure for graph-based computing that combines the natural language expressiveness of the semantic web and the mathematical rigor of graph theory to discover meaningful associations across multiple sources towards computer-assisted serendipitous insight discovery. The process automatically integrates massive size datasets accessed using semantic web standards and technologies and normalizes data in graphs.
Ut Battelle, Llc


Identifying similar documents using graphs


While a document, such as an e-book, is read by a user on a computing device such as an e-reader, concept phrases are extracted from the document. The extracted concept phrases may be words or phrases that match known concept phrases such as headings.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


Method and system for collaborative, streaming document sharing with verified, on-demand, freestyle signature process


Systems and methods for the sharing, collaborative reviewing and freestyle multiparty signing of an electronic document. The system and method to stream an electronic document from a csr system onto a touchscreen device for real time and multiple signature placement anywhere within an electronic document.
Technology Happens Llc


Method and system for device display screen transition related to device power monitoring


A method and system for deploying a display screen of an electronic personal display device. The device includes a processor, primary and secondary touch screen displays, and a memory storing instructions and an e-book, the e-book having content displayable according to a sequence of digitally constructed pages.
Kobo Incorporated


User interface tap selection on touchscreen device


A tap associated with an active area on a user interface of a touchscreen device is received at a first time. The active area is associated with an origination time.
International Business Machines Corporation


Display touchscreen and terminal


The present invention provides a display method for a touchscreen and a terminal. The display method for the touchscreen includes acquiring the position of a touch point on the touchscreen when an incoming call interface is displayed, and displaying a number of touch buttons around the touch point.
Dongguan Yulong Telecommunication Tech Co., Ltd.


Registration of electronic displays


A method for operating computing devices (cds) to display an electronic document (ed), including: obtaining, by a first cd having a first touchscreen, a first plurality of screen coordinates associated with a first portion of a first gesture performed by a user; obtaining, by the first cd and from a second cd having a second touchscreen, a second plurality of screen coordinates associated with a second portion of the first gesture performed by the user; determining, by the first cd and based on the first plurality of screen coordinates and the second plurality of screen coordinates, an alignment of the first touchscreen and the second touchscreen; and displaying, by the first cd and based on the alignment, a first segment of the ed on the first touchscreen, where the second cd displays a second segment of the ed on the second touchscreen while the first segment is displayed.. .
Konica Minolta Laboratory U.s.a., Inc.


Method and classifying a touch event on a touchscreen as related to one of multiple function generating interaction layers and activating a function in the selected interaction layer


A system for classifying touch events of different interaction layers includes a touch screen configured to display an interactive element, one or more vibro-acoustic sensors coupled to the touch screen, a touch event detector configured to monitor the one or more vibro-acoustic sensors and to save vibro-acoustic signals sensed by the one or more vibro acoustic sensors, wherein the touch event detector is further configured to detect touch events in which the interactive element is touched by a first or a second finger part of a user, and wherein the touch events result in generating the vibro-acoustic signals, and a vibro-acoustic classifier is configured to classify the vibro-acoustic signals and activate corresponding functions in the different layers dependent upon which finger part is used.. .
Qeexo, Co.


Accessible tactile features for blind and partially sighted pin entry and touchscreen usage


Embodiments of a tactile strip and systems including a tactile strip are generally described herein. A tactile strip may include a back side configured to be coupled to a touchscreen display and a front side opposite the back side.
Ncr Corporation


Apparatus and dynamic adjustment of power saving modalities by touch events


A mobile device includes a touchscreen with a display area and an area to receive a finger touch; a touch sensor to receive a finger touch and provide the touch signal to a control module within the mobile device. The touch signal may one or more of: a static finger touch, a finger touch and a finger slide, a finger slide, a finger slide and a stop finger movement, and a finger slide and a finger up motion from the touchscreen; and the control module includes a state machine programmed to respond to the one or more touch signals to one of: increase the fps, decrease the fps, or not change the fps..
Lucidlogix Technologies Ltd.


Refrigerator and control the same


A refrigerator and a control method for the same are disclosed. A refrigerator includes a storage compartment, a drawer movably provided in the storage compartment and provided with a marker, a camera that photographs the drawer from outside the drawer, and a controller that senses a position of the marker in photographs taken through the camera at time intervals, and that determines state information about the drawer based on a change in position of the marker in the photographs.
Lg Electronics Inc.


Method and magnetic resonance setting a patient position and/or at least one slice position


In a method and magnetic apparatus for setting a patient position and/or at least one slice position of a target slice to be acquired in a scanner of the apparatus, at least two slices images showing localization slices of the patient, perpendicular to one another and with a defined position with respect to the homogeneity volume of the scanner, are acquired. At least one of the slice images is displayed on a touchscreen with at least one marker line showing the position of at least one other localization slice in the slice image.
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft


System and enhanced beacons detection and switching


A method and system for enhanced beacons detection and switching is disclosed. A reference graph is obtained by plotting variations of signal strength with respect to distance from the beacon for each type of the electronic device.
Mobstac Inc.


Mobile terminal and transferring or receiving data using the same


A mobile terminal including a communication unit; a location information unit configured to obtain location information; a touchscreen; and a controller configured to display a message input interface on the touchscreen for inputting a message to a counterpart terminal, wherein the message is a multimedia message service (mms) message, display a map on the touchscreen in response to selection of a map option via the message input interface, display a symbol identifying a particular location selected on the displayed map, and transfer location information including the selected particular location together with the message input on the message input interface to the counterpart terminal via the communication unit, wherein the location information includes a geographical name.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.


Computer implemented methods and systems for generating virtual body models for garment fit visualisation


Methods for generating and sharing a virtual body model of a person, created with a small number of measurements and a single photograph, combined with one or more images of garments. The virtual body model represents a realistic representation of the users body and is used for visualizing photo-realistic fit visualizations of garments, hairstyles, make-up, and/or other accessories.
Metail Limited


System and image based location specific password construction and authentication


A computer implemented system and method for image based location specific password construction and authentication is provided. The system helps users to recognize the password in terms of objects in an image rather than recalling the alphanumeric passwords.
Tata Consultancy Services Limited


Computer implemented methods and systems for generating virtual body models for garment fit visualisation


Methods for generating and sharing a virtual body model of a person, created with a small number of measurements and a single photograph, combined with one or more images of garments. The virtual body model represents a realistic representation of the users body and is used for visualizing photo-realistic fit visualizations of garments, hairstyles, make-up, and/or other accessories.
Metail Limited


Computer implemented methods and systems for generating virtual body models for garment fit visualisation


Methods for generating and sharing a virtual body model of a person, created with a small number of measurements and a single photograph, combined with one or more images of garments. The virtual body model represents a realistic representation of the users body and is used for visualizing photo-realistic fit visualizations of garments, hairstyles, make-up, and/or other accessories.
Metail Limited


System and detecting vehicle


The present invention relates to a system and method for detecting a vehicle. The present vehicle detection system includes: a camera that photographs an image ahead of a vehicle; a region-of-interest setting unit that sets a region-of-interest, on the basis of the maximum distance at which a preceding vehicle can be detected, in the image photographed by the camera; an edge detection unit that detects an edge from an image in which the region-of-interest is set and generates a horizontal binary image and a vertical binary image; a first candidate group detection unit that detects a bottom surface candidate group relating to a preceding vehicle from the horizontal binary image and detects a side surface candidate group relating to the preceding vehicle from the vertical binary image; a second candidate group detection unit, when one of a pair of side surface candidate groups and bottom surface candidate groups relating to the pair of side surface candidate groups is not detected, configured to estimate the side surface candidate groups or bottom surface candidate groups and generate a vehicle candidate group; and a vehicle detection unit that filters the vehicle candidate group and detects the preceding vehicle.
Mando Corporation


Representing identity data relationships using graphs


Identity data collected from network flows is managed and graphed according to a hierarchical schema that reduces data storage requirements and enhance database querying efficiencies. Preferably, the schema comprises a set of objects, such as a “source” object, a “time” object, and an “identity” object.
International Business Machines Corporation


Video capture and sharing


A method includes capturing a first segment of video content, and displaying the video content of the captured first segment in a first page of a graphical user interface (gui) of an application executing on a mobile device as the first segment is being captured, where the gui is displayed on a touchscreen. A second segment of video content is captured, where the second segment is not temporally contiguous with the first segment, and, as the second segment is being captured, a first static screenshot of a frame of the first segment of video content is displayed in the page of the gui and the video content of the captured second segment is also displayed in the page of the gui..
Twitter, Inc.


Method for changing touch control function for smartphone and touchscreen computer


The invention provides a method for changing a touch control function when a smartphone is connected to a computer with a touchscreen. The method includes the steps: a) operationally connecting the desktop computer to the handheld touchscreen computer to project a screen picture of the handheld touchscreen computer on the touchscreen, wherein the screen picture contains a first item, and a second item corresponding to the first item is shown on the touchscreen; b) pressing and holding the second item for more than one second; c) sending a touch event about the operation to the second item from the desktop computer to the handheld touchscreen computer; and d) performing a pressing-and-holding operation to the first item by the handheld touchscreen computer according to the touch event..
I/o Interconnect Inc.


System and grouping related photographs


A computer-implemented method, computer program product, and computing system is provided for interacting with images having similar content. In an embodiment, a method may include identifying a plurality of photographs as including a common characteristic.
Google Inc.


Method for making cursor control to handheld touchscreen computer by personal computer


The method includes the steps of: a) connecting a handheld touchscreen computer with a first display to a personal computer with a second display and mouse, wherein a screen picture of the handheld touchscreen computer is projected on the second display as a subwindow, and a cursor is shown on the second display; b) directly moving the cursor by the mouse when no item in the subwindow is clicked; c) calculating a displacement quantity of the cursor against a virtual origin of the subwindow when an item in the subwindow is being clicked; and d) generating a mouse event to an item of the handheld touchscreen computer at a position corresponding to the displacement quantity.. .
I/o Interconnect, Ltd.


Methods, devices, and computer readable storage device for touchscreen navigation


Methods, devices, and computer readable storage device for navigation of a touchscreen display include calculating a scaled position based on a scaling factor. The scaling factor is based on dimensions of a region of reach and dimensions of the touchscreen display..
At&t Mobility Ii Llc


System for gaze interaction


A method and system for assisting a user when interacting with a graphical user interface combines gaze based input with gesture based user commands. A user of a computer system without a traditional touch-screen can interact with graphical user interfaces in a touch-screen like manner using a combination of gaze based input and gesture based user commands.
Tobii Ab


Method and system for signal-based localization


In an embodiment of the present invention, a graphslam-like algorithm for signal strength slam is presented. This algorithm as an embodiment of the present invention shares many of the benefits of gaussian processes yet is viable for a broader range of environments since it makes no signature uniqueness assumptions.
The Board Of Trustees Of The Leland Stanford Junior University


Method of transmitting control data for system conversion among liquid chromatographs


In the present invention, differences in liquid feed properties between liquid chromatographic devices are determined, a liquid feed time table that takes these differences into account is acquired by way of system changes, and flow control is performed by a pump. Furthermore, the liquid feed time table after the system changes is divided into a plurality of intervals, and instructions are sent to the pump after approximate calculations are performed.
Hitachi High-technologies Corporation


Display frame


The invention disclosed herein is comprised of a frame and high tension strings combined to create a useful, distinct and novel display frame. The high-tension strings are interwoven vertically and horizontally across the surface area within the perimeter of the frame, creating vertices and slots for securely holding art objects, such as photographs.

Apparatus for controlling a multimedia message in a user equipment of a wireless communication system and method thereof


An apparatus for controlling a multimedia message in a user equipment of a wireless communication system and method thereof are disclosed. The present invention includes a touchscreen configured to display at least one first region corresponding to each message exchange unit and a second region for displaying an information of a content exchanged via the first region and a controller, if the information of the content displayed on the second region is selected, controlling the selected content information to be displayed on the at least one first region.
Lg Electronics Inc.


Josephson junction with spacer


Various embodiments are directed toward a circuit configured to act as a josephson junction. The circuit may comprise: a junction stack on a substrate, the junction stack including a portion of a first superconductor electrode, with an interface layer on a top side of the first superconductor electrode and configured to act as a tunneling barrier for the junction stack.
International Business Machines Corporation


Systems and methods for making two dimensional graphs of complex molecules


Systems and methods for two-dimensional visualization of a molecule, comprising the set of particles {p1, . .
Zymeworks Inc.


Actionable content displayed on a touch screen


Some implementations may present a media file that includes video on a touchscreen display. A user gesture performed on the touchscreen display may be detected.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


Method of operating interface of touchscreen of mobile device with single finger


A method of operating an interface of a touchscreen of a mobile device with a single finger is provided to zoom in or zoom out a picture on the touchscreen of the mobile device. The method includes: touching a left region or a right region on the touchscreen of the mobile device for a predetermined time; displaying a zoom-in or zoom-out operation interface on the touchscreen of the mobile device; and applying an upward stroke or downward stroke to the zoom-in or zoom-out operation interface to zoom in or zoom out the picture.
National Cheng Kung University


Noise cancellation tecnique for capacitive touchscreen controller using differential sensing


A differential sensing scheme provides a means for detecting one or more touch events on a touch sensitive device in the presence of incident noise. Instead of sensing one touch sensitive channel, such as a row, column, or single touch sensor, multiple touch sensitive channels are sampled at a time.
Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.


Bulk resistive glove


Gloves are disclosed that are worn by a user while manipulating an electronic device equipped with a capacitive touchscreen. The gloves allow the wearer to manipulate the capacitive touchscreen device without removing the gloves, which is very advantageous in cold environments.
Prolific Innovations, Llc


System and taking high resolution photographs and videos using a mobile device mount with illumination


The present invention relates to taking photographs with a handheld device, and more particularly to hardware for enabling capturing, high resolution, well lighted photographs, document scans and videos, with efficient power usage, of two dimensional and three dimensional objects. The present invention relates to an ergonomic, handheld, mobile mount device with battery powered illumination to enable users to take stable, well-lit videos still photos and document scans when combined with mobile device such as a smartphone, tablet, phablet, handheld video game system, video camera, still camera, and other mobile devices.
Jigsaw Informatics, Inc.


Method and process of making camouflage patterns


A pattern for camouflage and a method for making the pattern. The method includes taking photographic images from the perspective of the selected animal or bird.

Joint visualization of 3d reconstructed photograph and internal medical scan


Interior scan and exterior photos are jointly visualized in medical imaging. One or more cameras are mounted to the internal medical scanner, allowing a photograph to be taken while or in temporal proximity to when the internal region of the patient is scanned.
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft


Electronic whiteboard and shell of an electronic device


An electronic whiteboard able to use any shell and any touchscreen includes a shell and a touch-screen. The touch-screen includes a cable.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.


Video telephone device and video telephone processing method


Provided are a video telephone device and a video telephone processing method in which a video call environment with excellent usability is provided even when used by a plurality of persons. A video telephone device that performs a call with another video telephone device via a network photographs an image of a speaker, recognizes the speaker based on the photographed image, and changes a background image in an image to be transmitted according to a recognition result.
Hitachi Maxell, Ltd.


Motion blur avoidance


Various embodiments provide a wearable camera that is configured to take a cluster of photographs and use image processing techniques to select a photograph with a lesser amount of blur than other photographs in the cluster. The wearable camera can include one or more of a gyroscope or accelerometer for ascertaining the camera's motion.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


Image processing apparatus, information processing method, and non-transitory computer-readable medium


An image processing apparatus obtains image data by photographing a document which is put on a document plate. The apparatus includes an obtaining unit and a correction unit.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


Mobile terminal and controlling method thereof


A mobile terminal including a touchscreen; a wireless communication unit; and a controller configured to display a group chat window on the touchscreen including a history of messages transceived via the wireless communication unit with a plurality of counterpart terminals, receive a selection of a prescribed counterpart terminal for transmitting a private message to the prescribed counterpart terminal, receive an input message in the group chat window for the prescribed counterpart terminal, and transmit the input message as the private message to the prescribed counterpart terminal without switching to an individual chat window with the prescribed counterpart terminal.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.


System and process for monitoring the quality of food in a refrigerator


A system and process for automatically monitoring and assessing the quality of food items stored in a refrigerator scans and captures images of the food with at least one camera or 3d scanner mounted in the refrigerator. A processor connected with the camera or scanner uses software including a matlab package, a structured query language (sql) database, and a database toolbox that lets the user store data in and access databases from matlab with sql support, enabling the user to analyze, explore, and manipulate the data.
Umm Al-qura University


System and using graph transduction techniques to make relational classifications on a single connected network


A system and method for extending partially labeled data graphs to unlabeled nodes in a single network classification by weighting the data with a weight matrix that uses a modified graph laplacian based regularization framework and applying graph transduction methods to the weighted data. The technique may be applied to data graphs that are directed or undirected, that may or may not have attributes and that may be homogeneous or heterogeneous..
International Business Machines Corporation


Striping of directed graphs and nodes with improved functionality


Embodiments are disclosed for striping a directed graph, e.g., a social graph, so as to efficiently perform an operation to each node in the directed graph. At least some of the embodiments can select first and second sets of nodes from the directed graph to form first and second stripes.
Facebook, Inc.






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