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Date/App# patent app List of recent Hs-related patents
04/07/16
20160100106 
 System for camera switching on a mobile device patent thumbnailSystem for camera switching on a mobile device
Examples herein provide alternative systems for switching cameras on a mobile device. A method of the systems can include receiving, at control circuitry of a mobile device, user-inputted instructions to activate a first camera of the mobile device, so that the first camera is operable to capture an image.
Xiaomi Inc.


04/07/16
20160100097 
 Method for capturing and storing historic audiovisual data via a digital mirror patent thumbnailMethod for capturing and storing historic audiovisual data via a digital mirror
A method for capturing and storing historic audiovisual data via a digital mirror allows a digital display to be utilized as a digital minor. The digital display includes a touchscreen that is divided into a first portion with a live video feed and a second portion with a graphical user interface (gui).

04/07/16
20160098604 
 Trailer track estimation system and method by image recognition patent thumbnailTrailer track estimation system and method by image recognition
The present invention provides a trailer track estimation system by image recognition including: an image photographing unit which photographs a trailer which is connected to a rear side of a vehicle; a control unit which estimates a connection angle of the trailer using an image photographed by the image photographing unit; and a display unit which displays a value estimated by the control unit on a screen.. .
Hyundai Mobis Co., Ltd.


04/07/16
20160098549 
 Rhythm-based user authentication patent thumbnailRhythm-based user authentication
The present invention is directed to an apparatus, a method, and a computer program product for authenticating a user based on a sequence of rhythmic inputs. The user via a mobile device provides one or more inputs (e.g., pushing a button, tapping a touchscreen, a biometric, or the like) to one or more sensors associated with the mobile device as an attempt of authorization.
Bank Of America Corporation


04/07/16
20160098419 
 Automatic correlation of dynamic system events within computing devices patent thumbnailAutomatic correlation of dynamic system events within computing devices
Systems and methods are described herein for logging system events within an electronic machine using an event log structured as a collection of tree-like cause and effect graphs. An event to be logged may be received.
Cisco Technology, Inc.


04/07/16
20160098177 
 User interface for data comparison patent thumbnailUser interface for data comparison
Systems and methods perform comparison of data represented as charts, for example, bar graphs, pie charts, line charts or stacked bar charts. The charts present visual representations mapping source values to target values.
Mellmo Inc.


04/07/16
20160098176 
 Time-series analysis system patent thumbnailTime-series analysis system
Various systems and methods are provided that display various graphs in an interactive user interface in substantially real-time in response to input from a user in order to determine information related to measured data points and provide the determined information to the user in the interactive user interface. For example, a computing device may be configured to retrieve data from one or more databases and generate one or more interactive user interfaces.
Palantir Technologies Inc.


04/07/16
20160098147 
 Hover position calculation in a touchscreen device patent thumbnailHover position calculation in a touchscreen device
A method calculates the position of a conductive object hovering above a plurality of mutual capacitance sensors, where each mutual capacitance sensor is represented as a unit cell in an array of unit cells. The method measures the capacitance of each sensor.
Parade Technologies, Ltd.


04/07/16
20160098141 
 Electronic device having touch sensor and driving method thereof patent thumbnailElectronic device having touch sensor and driving method thereof
A display device that comprises a plurality of touch electrodes and a touchscreen driving circuit coupled to the plurality of touch electrodes. In a normal display mode of the display device, the touchscreen driving circuit senses touch via the plurality of touch electrodes using self capacitance touch sensing.
Lg Display Co., Ltd.


04/07/16
20160098137 
 Mobile terminal and controlling method thereof patent thumbnailMobile terminal and controlling method thereof
A mobile terminal including a wireless communication unit configured to provide wireless communication; a touchscreen; a motion sensor configured to detect a motion of the mobile terminal; and a controller configured to receive a touch input through the touchscreen in combination with a rotation of the mobile terminal detected through the motion sensor, and execute a specific function on the mobile terminal corresponding to the combination of the touch input and the rotation of the mobile terminal.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.


04/07/16
20160098125 

Determining user handedness and orientation using a touchscreen device


The present disclosure provides techniques for determining the position and/or orientation of a pointing device relative to the screen on a touchscreen device. A method may include receiving first orientation data from a first device that may include a capacitive touch surface.
Google Inc.


04/07/16
20160098033 

Semantic manufacturing


A dataset including boundary representations of shapes associated with an item being designed for manufacture is accessed by a semantic processing module. A semantic graph of each of the boundary representations of shapes is generated and a numerical processing module computes geometric attributes of each of the shapes.
General Electric Company


04/07/16
20160096116 

Infant mobile entertainment device


A mobile entertainment device comprising a housing with a touchscreen, where the touchscreen navigates through various screen applications and options; a disc player within the housing, where the disc player includes a disc changer on a side of the housing with an eject button; a pair of speakers on a lateral portion of the housing, where the speakers are forward facing; a usb port on a side of the housing, where the usb port receives a usb cable; and a pair of adjustable securing straps fastened against a backside of the housing, where the pair of adjustable securing straps enable the housing to attach to a stationary object. The housing may be secured against the headrest in a vehicle or attached to a stand attached to a crib thereby allowing versatile entertainment wherever the child desires..

04/07/16
20160096106 

Puzzle cuboid


A cubic puzzle assembled from a number of separable component pieces is disclosed. Each of the component pieces can be made of one, two or more cubes linearly arranged.

04/07/16
20160095410 

Nail lamp


A nail lamp includes an inner casing including an inner shell and an inner chamber enclosed by the inner shell, wherein the inner chamber has an opening; a light emitting module disposed on an inner surface of the inner shell and facing the inner chamber; a control module disposed on the inner shell and electrically connected with the light emitting module; an outer housing hooding the inner casing, revealing the opening; and a touchscreen module or an ordinary screen module disposed on the outer housing and electrically connected with the control module with the touchscreen or screen thereof exposed to the exterior. An option menu is programmed in the operating interface of the touchscreen module beforehand.
Lumitech Int'l Inc.


03/31/16
20160094775 

Autofocus apparatus, autofocus method, and program


An autofocus apparatus according to an embodiment of the present invention is provided with an image acquirer, a pattern controller, and a focus controller. The image acquirer includes an optical system which forms an image of an object at a predetermined magnification and an image capturer which photographs the image of the object formed by the optical system.
Mitutoyo Corporation


03/31/16
20160094772 

Photographing apparatus and method


There are provided a photographing apparatus and a photographing method capable of generating an added image by adding up images, the apparatus and the method achieving image quality of the added image. A photographing apparatus includes: a photographing section that photographs a subject a plurality of times sequentially; an image processing section that adds up images so as to generate an added image; and an exposure condition calculation section that calculates the minimum number of shots of the photography, which is for calculating a plurality of predetermined exposure time periods, and unit exposure time periods of the shots of the photography performed the minimum number of times, on the basis of set and input exposure conditions.
Fujifilm Corporation


03/31/16
20160094698 

Mobile terminal and controlling method thereof


A mobile terminal and controlling method thereof are disclosed, by which a prescribed function can be performed using a more intuitive gesture. The present invention includes a touchscreen; a wireless communication device configured to communicate with an external terminal; a band configured to be worn on a user; a sensing device configured to sense movement of a physical object having the mobile terminal provided thereon; and a controller to detect a gesture based on the sensed movement, and to perform a prescribed function with respect to the external terminal based on the detected gesture..
Lg Electronics Inc.


03/31/16
20160094277 

Electronic device and control method thereof


An electronic device and a control method thereof are provided. The electronic device and the control method thereof provides a user interface whereby when an electronic device is connected to an external device through short-range communication, an item of the electronic device can be shared with the external device through a simple manipulation on the touchscreen.
Lg Electronics Inc.


03/31/16
20160093943 

Antenna integrated into a touch sensor of a touchscreen display


A touch sensor with a transparent conductive layer and a metalized border area at least partially bordering the transparent conductive layer and forming a far-field antenna.. .
Intel Corporation


03/31/16
20160093334 

Generating story graphs with large collections of online images


Embodiments presented herein describe techniques for generating a story graph using a collection of digital media, such as images and video. The story graph presents a structure for activities, events, and locales commonly occurring in sets of photographs taken by different individuals across a given location (e.g., a theme park, tourist attraction, convention, etc.).
Disney Enterprises, Inc.


03/31/16
20160093143 

Method and system for a gaming system user interface


A gaming machine includes a base, a columnar pedestal extending vertically from the base, and a button deck adjustably coupled to the pedestal. The button deck includes an upper surface including a transparent touchscreen element, a lower surface opposite the upper surface, and a button deck body extending therebetween.
Video Gaming Technologies, Inc.


03/31/16
20160093078 

Virtual world generation engine


A virtual world generation engine and methods for generating virtual worlds from images collected from various sources, including crowdsourced images. A virtual world generation engine may obtain images (e.g., digital photographs, digital video frames, etc.) related to a particular real-world scene, combine the images using image processing techniques such as image stitching techniques to generate composite images representing a view of the scene, and generate models from the composite images.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.


03/31/16
20160093011 

Detecting encoded signals under adverse lighting conditions using adaptive signal detection


The present disclosure relates generally to signal detection adaptable to accommodate various lighting conditions, and to embedding signals according to anticipated lighting conditions likely to be present during image capture. One claim recites a portable apparatus comprising: a camera for capturing data representing imagery or video; a touchscreen display; and one or more processors.
Digimarc Corporation


03/31/16
20160092653 

Nutritional intake viewer (nutriweb)


A nutritional intake viewing apparatus monitors patient nutrient intake. One or more processors receives nutrient input information, generates one or more multi-axis web diagrams on the display, and graphs calculated nutrient amounts onto a corresponding one of the axes.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.


03/31/16
20160092595 

Systems and methods for processing graphs


Systems and methods are provided for organizing and processing information in a graph having a number of nodes interconnected by a number of edges. An array e lists neighboring nodes for nodes of the graph that have at least one neighboring node in a determined order of the nodes.
Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc.


03/31/16
20160092554 

Method and system for visualizing relational data as rdf graphs with interactive response time


Systems and methods for visualizing relational data as rdf graphs in order to explore connections between data in the relational schema. The relational data is first converted into an initial rdf graph.
Oracle International Corporation


03/31/16
20160092509 

Data processing apparatus and prediction pattern frequency thereof


Provided are data processing apparatus and methods for predicting a pattern frequency thereof. The data processing apparatus includes: a storage unit adapted to store a preset graph pattern, an occurrence frequency of the preset graph pattern, and information on actual data nodes corresponding to each node which belongs to the graph pattern; and a control unit adapted to compare the preset graph pattern with a graph pattern to be searched to perform a graph search, and when the preset graph pattern is not included in the graph to be searched, search for a node shared by two different preset graph patterns which are stored in the storage unit to perform the graph search.
Bitnine Co., Ltd.


03/31/16
20160092470 

Visualization of addresses


Provided are techniques for visualization of addresses. Search criteria for an entity is received.
International Business Machines Corporation


03/31/16
20160092161 

Mobile terminal and controlling method thereof


A mobile terminal including a wireless communication unit configured to wirelessly communicate with at least one other terminal; a microphone configured to receive a first voice input; a touchscreen display; a controller configured to convert the first voice input into first text, display the first text on the touchscreen display, receive a selection signal indicating a selection of the displayed first text, receive a second voice input via the microphone, convert the second voice input into second text, combine the first text and the second text, and display the combined text on the touchscreen display.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.


03/31/16
20160092099 

Apparatus equipped with a touchscreen and controlling such an apparatus


In one embodiment, an apparatus comprises a touchscreen and a control device for executing an operating command which is input on the user side via the touchscreen. The control device is adapted to control the touchscreen such that, in order to prompt a command input, a first graphic element marking a touching starting location and a destination graphic arrangement having at least one second graphic element at a distance from the first graphic element are displayed on the touchscreen.
Wavelight Gmbh


03/31/16
20160092068 

Visualization of addresses


Provided are techniques for visualization of addresses. Search criteria for an entity is received.
International Business Machines Corporation


03/31/16
20160092058 

Mobile terminal and controlling method thereof


A mobile terminal including a wireless communication unit configured to provide wireless communication; a touchscreen; and a controller configured to display a content screen on the touchscreen, receive a touch input to a first point on the touchscreen, held over a prescribed time, and then released from a second point, scroll the content screen by a prescribed scroll distance corresponding to a distance between the first point and the second point, and display a preview image for content at a scrolled point while the touch input is held.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.


03/31/16
20160092004 

Conductive pattern and electrode pattern of single-layer capacitive touchscreen


Provided is a conductive pattern which has low visibility, has a high light transmittance, and hardly produces moire, and therefore is suitable as an optically transparent electrode for a capacitive touchscreen. The conductive pattern has a row of unit graphics formed of a conductive metal thin line or a metal thin line having line breaks, the unit graphic is selected from a concave hexagon and the congruent figures thereof, the concave hexagon has one inner angle greater than 180° (angle a) and five inner angles each smaller than 180° with the proviso that the total of angle a and the third angle from angle a (angle b) is 360°, the unit graphics adjoiningly line up in the row, and the row of the unit graphics extends in a direction of the bisector of an angle formed by the bisector of angle a and the bisector of angle b..
Mitsubishi Paper Mills Limited


03/31/16
20160091994 

User interface for controlling a source parameter and correlating a measurement in real-time


A method including displaying an orthogonal grid on a touchscreen display. The touchscreen display is in communication with a test and measurement instrument.
Keithley Instruments, Inc.


03/31/16
20160091971 

Rear touchscreen having dynamic finger registration


Systems and methods may provide a dynamically adjustable array of tactile elements on the back of a computer tablet. When an application running on the tablet requests user input at one or more locations on the display, these locations may be mapped onto corresponding tactile elements on the back of the tablet and the user may then engage the locations by touch instead of providing input on the display.

03/31/16
20160091929 

Electronic device with convertible touchscreen


Particular embodiments described herein provide for an electronic device, such as a notebook computer or laptop, that includes a circuit board coupled to a plurality of electronic components (which includes any type of components, elements, circuitry, etc.). One particular example implementation of the electronic device may include a first housing, a hinge, and a touchscreen, where the touchscreen is rotatably coupled to the first housing using the hinge.

03/31/16
20160091717 

Head-mounted display system and operation method thereof


A display system and an operation method thereof are provided. The head-mounted display (hmd) device of the display system includes a camera, a monitor, a communication circuit and a processor.
Coretronic Corporation


03/31/16
20160089792 

Magnetically attached end effectors


In implementations of magnetically attached end effectors, end effectors for use with a robotic touchscreen testing apparatus are held in a rack. The apparatus is able to fix, remove, and change end effectors though movement of a movable spindle of the apparatus relative to the rack.
Tactile Automation, Inc.


03/24/16
20160088740 

Inclined photonic chip package for integrated optical transceivers & optical touchscreen assemblies


An optical touchscreen assembly may employ a photonic chip packaged with a chip surface at an angle inclined between horizontal and vertical orientations. An inclined paddle sawn flat no-leads (ipsfn) package may be affixed to a cover glass surface along a perimeter of a display.
Intel Corporation


03/24/16
20160086601 

System and using semantic and syntactic graphs for utterance classification


Disclosed herein is a system, method and computer readable medium storing instructions related to semantic and syntactic information in a language understanding system. The method embodiment of the invention is a method for classifying utterances during a natural language dialog between a human and a computing device.
At&t Intellectual Property Ii, L.p.


03/24/16
20160086496 

Runway incursion detection and indication using an electronic flight strip system


An electronic flight strip system and method of detecting and indicating runway incursions are disclosed. One such method receives an aircraft location, compares the location to a geofenced area, and generates an indication on the touchscreen display in response to the aircraft location being within the geofenced area without an indication of clearance to enter the geofenced area.
Raytheon Company


03/24/16
20160086039 

Method and device for automatic detection and tracking of one or multiple objects of interest in a video


The invention relates to a method for automatic detection and tracking of one or multiple objects of interest in a video sequence comprising several successive frames (1) captured with a moving camera, comprising:—segmenting (32) each frame into regions depending on colour and producing a segmented image (1′);—deducing (34) from each segmented image (1′) a region adjacency graph (11) comprising nodes and edges, wherein each node defines a region and each edge links two nodes of adjacent regions; wherein the region adjacency graphs (11) form a set of region adjacency graphs;—extracting (36) from the set of region adjacency graphs frequent spatio-temporal patterns (13);—determining (38) degrees of dissimilarity between the trajectories of the extracted frequent spatio-temporal patterns (13) between successive frames (1); and—clustering (39) the frequent spatio-temporal patterns (13) to produce at least one cluster (25, 26, 27) corresponding to one object of interest among said one or multiple objects of interest according to the determined degrees of dissimilarity of the trajectories.. .
Alcatel Lucent


03/24/16
20160085994 

Endorsement of unmodified photographs using watermarks


A method, device and system of a watermarking server authenticates a user in a watermarking application of a mobile device as the user of a trusted third-party communication platform. The method determines whether a photograph is captured using a front camera or a back camera of the mobile device.

03/24/16
20160085934 

Improved making radiographs with direct radiographic panels


A method for performing a job list of radiographic recordings indicated in a radiographic information systems includes communicating the job list to a mobile apparatus, e.g. A smartphone, whereby, in a first step, a peer-to-peer communication is set up between the radiographic information system and the mobile apparatus by a near field communication technique, whereupon the job list is transmitted to the mobile apparatus via a wifi peer-to-peer communication.
Agfa Healthcare


03/24/16
20160085878 

Mobile terminal and controlling the same


A mobile terminal and a method for controlling the same are disclosed. The mobile terminal according to the present invention includes a touchscreen configured to display an execution screen of an application, and a controller configured to respectively display, on the execution screen, a mark corresponding to a page displayed on the execution screen and a mark corresponding to a page changed from the page and, upon reception of input for selecting one of the displayed marks, to display a page corresponding to a selected mark on the execution screen.
Lg Electronics Inc.


03/24/16
20160085773 

Geolocation-based pictographs


A system and method for geolocation-based pictographs are provided. In example embodiments, a current geolocation of a user device is determined.
Snapchat, Inc.


03/24/16
20160085726 

Converting text strings into number strings, such as via a touchscreen input


System and methods are provided for detecting numerical text strings within a text string and converting those numerical text strings into digit strings. The digit strings may be reflected in real-time, such as when the user is typing a text message.
Nuance Communications, Inc.


03/24/16
20160085434 

Sharing digital items via a social networking systme


A user may make a digital item available to other users of a computer network, such as an instant messaging system, a chat environment, or a subscription-based computer network. Examples of digital items that may be shared with other users include digital representations of graphic images, photographs, audio segments, songs, video segments, movies, and text (such as lists of favorites (e.g., a list of favorite books, a list of favorite movies, and a list of favorite places to visit)).
Facebook, Inc.


03/24/16
20160085397 

Smart watch notification manager


Systems, methods, and devices of the various embodiments enable the management of notifications on a small computing device. A processor may display a first notification of a plurality of notifications on substantially all of the small touchscreen of the computing device.
Qualcomm Incorporated


03/24/16
20160085376 

Adaptive touchscreen system


A touchscreen system for adapting a user interface broadly comprises a controller and a display screen, the display screen comprising a touchscreen. The display screen is operable to present the user interface.
Garmin International, Inc.


03/24/16
20160085367 

Systeme d'entree de donnee multimode


A data input system and a method implementing the system, including physical controls, an environment sensor and a touchscreen displaying virtual commands, the method defining and displaying at least one virtual control on the touchscreen and assigning a datum to be input to one of the controls. The datum to be input is assigned to both a first of the physical controls and a first of the virtual controls.
Thales


03/24/16
20160084000 

Printable interchangeable vertically retractable front cover system for murphy beds


A printable interchangeable vertically retractable front cover system for a murphy bed may provide a cover assembly, a cover framing assembly, a cover drive assembly, and a murphy bed assembly. The cover assembly may vertically deploy to conceal a murphy bed in the upright position and may vertically retract for the bed frame and mattress to be lowered to the floor.

03/24/16
20160083573 

Transparent and antistatic pmma composition


A transparent antistatic composition based on polymethyl methacrylate (pmma), including: 55% to 99.9% by weight of pmma, and 0.1% to 45% by weight of at least one polyamide (pa) block-containing and polyether (pe) block-containing copolymer (peba) including polyethylene glycol (peg), with respect to the total composition weight, said copolymer including in the range 50% to 80% by weight of peg with respect to the total weight of copolymer. Also, the use of a composition of this type for the manufacture of at least a portion of the following items: an industrial part, an automobile part, a safety accessory, sign, luminous strip, signalling and advertizing panel, display, etching, furniture, shop fitting, decoration, contact ball, dental prosthesis, ophthalmological implant, membrane for hemodialysis, optic fibers, artwork, sculpture, camera lenses, disposable camera lenses, printing support, in particular a support for direct printing with uv inks for pictures, photographs, window glass, panoramic roof..
Arkema France


03/24/16
20160082963 

Predictive cruise control system with selectable speed control bands


An on-board vehicle computer system for a vehicle includes at least one processing unit and a memory having stored therein computer-executable instructions configured to cause the on-board vehicle computer system to implement various aspects of a predictive cruise control (pcc) system. In one aspect, the computer system provides a plurality of available speed control bands in a pcc system, and the available speed control bands are selectable by an operator of the vehicle.
Paccar Inc


03/24/16
20160082960 

Predictive cruise control system with advanced operator control and feedback


An on-board vehicle computer system for a vehicle includes at least one processing unit and a memory having stored therein computer-executable instructions configured to cause the on-board vehicle computer system to implement various aspects of a predictive cruise control (pcc) system. In one aspect, the computer system provides a plurality of available speed control bands in a pcc system, and the available speed control bands are selectable by an operator of the vehicle.
Paccar Inc


03/17/16
20160080552 

Methods and systems for user feature tracking on a mobile device


Disclosed is an apparatus and method for automatically configuring a mobile device based on user feature data. A mobile device can detect a change in orientation from a first to a second orientation based on images captured with a touchscreen of the mobile device.
Qualcomm Incorporated


03/17/16
20160080472 

Measuring sharing behavior and audience coverage in online communities


Configurations for measuring sharing behavior and audience coverage for one or more users are provided. Some configurations can include the following components: an input processor (ip), a data processor (dp) and a visualization processor (vp).
Google Inc.


03/17/16
20160079968 

Tunable transmon circuit assembly


Systems and methods are provided for a tunable transmon qubit. The qubit includes a first josephson junction on a first path between a transmission line and a circuit ground and second and third josephson junctions arranged in parallel with one another on a second path between the transmission line and the circuit ground to form a direct current superconducting quantum interference device (dc squid).
Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation


03/17/16
20160078709 

Player isolation, touch-sensitive electronic gaming table


A gaming table having multiple player input positions on a playing surface of the gaming table can be constructed in a manner that provides individual player sensitive touchscreen areas and both simplifies the methods of construction use and repair of the table, but also reduces its initial cost significantly. The table may, for example, have: a continuous, flat, transparent gaming table surface layer; multiple, independent touchscreen plates under the transparent gaming table surface layer; each of the multiple, independent touchscreen plates having a communication link to a game server; and at least some or all of the multiple, independent touchscreen plates being physically separated from other independent plates..
Pokertek, Inc.


03/17/16
20160078634 

Methods and systems for image matting and foreground estimation based on hierarchical graphs


In accordance with an embodiment, a method for image matting based on a hierarchical graph model, comprises receiving an input image including a plurality of image elements; generating a plurality of matting cells based on the input image, each cell including a group of image elements; calculating affinity values for the plurality of matting cells based on the input image; forming a graph based on the plurality of matting cells and the affinity values, the graph including a plurality of nodes representing the matting cells and a plurality of edges associated with the affinity values of the matting cells; and generating a plurality of matting components for the input image based on the graph.. .
Winbond Electronics Corp.


03/17/16
20160078596 

Console device of portable type, control method and radiographic imaging system


A radiographic imaging system includes a radiographic imaging device for creating a radiation image of a body. A console device of a portable type acquires the radiation image.
Fujifilm Corporation


03/17/16
20160078344 

Extraction of inference rules from heterogeneous graphs


According to an aspect, a heterogeneous graph in a data store is accessed. The heterogeneous graph includes a plurality of nodes having a plurality of node types.
International Business Machines Corporation


03/17/16
20160078343 

Extraction of inference rules from heterogeneous graphs


According to an aspect, a heterogeneous graph in a data store is accessed. The heterogeneous graph includes a plurality of nodes having a plurality of node types.
International Business Machines Corporation


03/17/16
20160078038 

Extraction of snippet descriptions using classification taxonomies


Systems and methods are presented for generating snippets from document data within the document and category taxonomies. In some embodiments, the system may receive a document comprising a set of paragraphs and sentences, identify text in the document relating to a set of categories, and score the paragraphs based on a relation between the paragraph and the set of categories to produce a section score.

03/17/16
20160077897 

Codeless generation of apis


Some embodiments provide a novel method of generating application programming interfaces (apis) in a codeless manner. The method generates a schema description of a data storage (e.g., a relational database) with which an api-accessible object may have to exchange data (e.g., from which the object may have to read data and/or to which the object may have to write data) to process an api request during the execution of an application.
Strongloop, Inc


03/17/16
20160077733 

Method and device having touchscreen keyboard with visual cues


A method for providing visual cues rendered on a display is provided. The method comprises: detecting a touch input associated with a user interface element rendered on the display; determining an input direction of the touch input; and displaying on the display a visual cue associated with the user interface element, wherein the visual cue is located at a position based on the input direction of the touch input..
Blackberry Limited


03/17/16
20160077732 

Selective sharing of displayed content in a view presented on a touchscreen of a processing system


A method for sharing a view presented on a touchscreen of a processing system. Whether a show gesture state is enabled on the processing system and whether a gesture event gate is open on the processing system are determined.
International Business Machines Corporation


03/17/16
20160077721 

Input device user interface enhancements


Some embodiments provide a device, method, system, computer program product and user interface for pointer movement analysis with modal continuous controller conversion. Specifically, some embodiments adapt movements issued from a mouse input device, trackpad, or touchscreen to adjust a position of a ui element.
Intellitact Llc


03/17/16
20160077705 

Selective sharing of displayed content in a view presented on a touchscreen of a processing system


Arrangements described herein relate to sharing a view presented on a touchscreen of a processing system. Whether a show gesture state is enabled on the processing system and whether a gesture event gate is open on the processing system are determined.
International Business Machines Corporation


03/17/16
20160077668 

Rear projection system with a foldable projection screen for mobile devices


A rear projection system includes a screen having an expandable surface that is selectively expanded to display thereon a rear projected image illuminated by a rear pico projector. The screen is selectively contracted for enhancing portability.
Thomson Licensing


03/17/16
20160077632 

Layer electrode for touchscreen


The invention relates to a layer electrode for a touchscreen, in particular one which makes the edge region of the transparent input field matrix useful for further input fields.. .
Polyic Gmbh & Co. Kg


03/17/16
20160077582 

Ring-type mobile terminal


A ring-type terminal including a main body having a finger insertion space; a wheel surrounding the main body and being movable and rotatable on the main body; a touchscreen; and a controller configured to sense a rotated position of the wheel on the main body, display control graphic images on the touchscreen for controlling a function in response to the rotated position of the wheel being at a first position on the main body, receive a gesture input corresponding to a touch input on the touch screen or a moving of a finger wearing the ring-type terminal, in response to the rotated position of the wheel being at a second position on the main body, and deactivate the touchscreen in response to the rotated position of the wheel being at a third position on the main body.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.


03/17/16
20160077422 

Collaborative synchronized multi-device photography


Techniques are disclosed for collaborative and synchronized photography across multiple digital camera devices. A panoramic photograph of a scene can be generated from separate photographs taken by each of the cameras simultaneously.
Adobe Systems Incorporated


03/17/16
20160073998 

X-ray diagnostic apparatus


According to one embodiment, an x-ray diagnostic apparatus includes an radiography system radiographs the subject, a support frame movably supports the radiography system, a communication circuitry obtains skin dose information of the subject, a processing circuitry decides the irradiation range at the movement destination of the radiography system based on the skin doses of the subject, a control circuitry controls the support frame to move the radiography system to an radiography position corresponding to the decided irradiation range at the movement destination. The irradiation range at the movement destination comes close to the irradiation range on the subject immediately before the movement, and a skin dose corresponding to the irradiation range at the movement destination is less than a threshold..
Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation


03/10/16
20160072948 

Electronic device and extracting incoming/outgoing information and managing contacts


A method and electronic device for extracting incoming/outgoing information and managing contacts are provided. The method includes determining whether a communicating electronic device which has been or is in communication with the electronic device is included as a contact in a first contact list; extracting incoming/outgoing information based on at least one of metadata and contents of the communication with the communicating electronic device when the communicating electronic device is not included as a contact in the first contact list; and displaying the extracted incoming/outgoing information on a touchscreen of the electronic device..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


03/10/16
20160072553 

Communication system, communication apparatus, controlling the same, and storage medium


A technique by which it is possible to prevent a user inputting mistake from occurring when writing, from a communication apparatus (communication terminal) to a wireless communication tag (nfc tag), connection information for connecting to a printing apparatus (image forming apparatus) is provided. The image forming apparatus converts connection information for connecting to the image forming apparatus by a wlan scheme into a corresponding image pattern, and displays the image pattern on a display unit.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


03/10/16
20160071301 

Method for scripting inter-scene transitions


A method for authoring and displaying a virtual tour of a three-dimensional space which employs transitional effects simulating motion. An authoring tool is provided for interactively defining a series of locations in the space for which two-dimensional images, e.g., panoramas, photographs, etc., are available.
Everyscape, Inc.


03/10/16
20160071039 

Requirement analysis and conflict resolution


A method and system for analyzing one or more requirements at one or more levels of abstraction of a project is disclosed. The method includes an act of plotting one or more dependency graphs from the one or more requirements at the one or more levels of abstraction and an act of determining vulnerability and influence of the one or more requirements from the one or more dependency graphs.

03/10/16
20160071013 

Method for estimating optimal power flows in power grids using consensus-based distributed processing


A method estimates an optimal power flows (opf) in a power grid, which is represented as a graph partitioned into virtual sub-graphs, each including at least one bus, and associated with agents that measure local variables and updates consensus variables (cv). The consensus variables of adjacent virtual sub-graphs are exchanged and updated using the agents.
Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.


03/10/16
20160070957 

Facial recognition


Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for performing facial recognition. In one aspect, a method includes accessing a first digital photograph.
Google Inc.


03/10/16
20160070928 

System for and controllably disclosing sensitive data


System and method of producing a collection of possibilities that agree on information that must be disclosed (disclosable information) and disagree with a sufficient degree of diversity as defined by a policy to protect the sensitive information. A policy defines: what information is possible, what information the recipient would believe, what information is sensitive (to protect), what information is disclosable (to share) and sufficiency conditions that specify the degree of ambiguity required to consider the sensitive information protected.

03/10/16
20160070770 

Suggesting social groups from user social graphs


A system and computer-implemented method for suggesting social groups is provided. Direct contacts connected to a user of a social networking service are identified.
Google Inc.


03/10/16
20160070752 

Method and apparatus to facilitate discrete-device accelertaion of queries on structured data


A method for parallel processing of data, including accessing a sub-graph of an execution plan for a query used for accessing a database by a host processor, wherein the execution plan includes operators organized into sub-graphs. The method includes generating a transformed sub-graph by transforming operators from the sub-graph for parallel execution on discrete computing devices.
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.


03/10/16
20160070692 

Determining segments for documents


A document is received for segmentation. The document includes multiple atomic textual units in a sequence.
Microsoft Corporation


03/10/16
20160070550 

Embedded system development


A computer-implemented method of automatically generating an embedded system on the basis of an original computer program, comprising analyzing the original computer program, comprising a step of compiling the original computer program into an executable to obtain data flow graphs with static data dependencies and a step of executing the executable using test data to provide dynamic data dependencies as communication patterns between load and store operations of the original computer program, and a step of transforming the original computer program into an intermediary computer program that exhibits multi-threaded parallelism with inter-thread communication, which comprises identifying at least one static and/or dynamic data dependency that crosses a thread boundary and converting said data dependency into a buffered communication channel with read/write access.. .
Vector Fabrics B.v.


03/10/16
20160070463 

Flexible touch-based scrolling


A computer-implemented method includes receiving user input comprising a gesture on a touchscreen, the gesture having a gesture velocity. The gesture velocity is compared with an inertia movement threshold.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


03/10/16
20160070093 

Deconvolution by digital filtering from linear discriminate analysis


A quantitative optical microscopy arrangement is described. Specifically, a digital filter derived from linear discriminant analysis is described for recovering impulse responses in applications that may include photon counting from a high speed photodetector and applied to remove ringing distortions from impedance mismatch in multiphoton fluorescence microscopy.
Purdue Research Foundation


03/10/16
20160067594 

Devices, systems, and methods for a touchscreen gameboard


Digital gameboard systems and devices for providing games and interactive content to two or more co-located users are described, as well as methods of using the same. A gameboard device of the present disclosure comprises a housing with a screen extending across the top thereof, and a mobile computer positioned within the housing.

03/03/16
20160065806 

Control flap


An apparatus can include a processor; memory; a touchscreen display; a network interface; a camera that includes a lens; an operating system executable by the processor to establish an operating system environment; applications that execute within the operating system environment to establish corresponding application states where the applications include a camera application to establish a camera state; a housing that houses at least the processor and the camera and that includes a surface where the surface includes an opening for the lens of the camera; a cover that includes a flap where the flap includes a closed orientation with respect to the opening and an open orientation with respect to the opening; and circuitry that switches from an existing application state to the camera state responsive to a transition of the flap from the closed orientation to the open orientation.. .
Lenovo (singapore) Pte. Ltd.


03/03/16
20160063764 

Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer program product


An image processing apparatus includes: a setting unit that sets, when a setting instruction has been received from a user, a reference plane for arranging a virtual object in the real space, according to a detected first posture information of a photographing unit that photographs a real space; a deriving unit that derives a first relative direction of the reference plane to a photographing direction of the photographing unit; a first calculating unit that calculates second posture information of the reference plane located in the first relative direction; and a display control unit that performs control of displaying a superimposed image, in which an object image of a drawn virtual object in a posture of the second posture information is superimposed at an area corresponding to the reference plane in a real-space image taken by the photographing unit, on a display unit.. .
Ricoh Company, Ltd.


03/03/16
20160062650 

Method and providing character input interface


A method and an apparatus are provided for providing a character input interface in a terminal having a touchscreen. A single keyboard is displayed in a keyboard area of the touchscreen.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


03/03/16
20160062644 

Free form user-designed single-handed touchscreen keyboard


A user thumb-operated touchscreen keyboard design interface is provided by a processor on a touchscreen display of a handheld device that allows a user to create a user-designed thumb-operated touchscreen keyboard. A set of user inputs to the user thumb-operated touchscreen keyboard design interface is detected in response to user thumb gestures on the touchscreen display.
International Business Machines Corporation


03/03/16
20160062641 

Multiple-application mobile device methods, systems, and computer program products


Methods, computer software, apparatuses, and systems are described in connection with a mobile device including at least one processor operatively coupled to a touchscreen and memory. The memory stores a first application and a second application.
Sitting Man, Llc


03/03/16
20160062632 

Free form user-designed single-handed touchscreen keyboard


A user thumb-operated touchscreen keyboard design interface is provided by a processor on a touchscreen display of a handheld device that allows a user to create a user-designed thumb-operated touchscreen keyboard. A set of user inputs to the user thumb-operated touchscreen keyboard design interface is detected in response to user thumb gestures on the touchscreen display.
International Business Machines Corporation


03/03/16
20160062591 

Method and electronic device unlocking


An electronic device comprising: a sensor module for detecting a tilt of the electronic device; a touchscreen display; at least one processor configured to: control the display to display at least a part of a 3-dimensional (3d) object having a plurality of faces, each face comprising a respective plurality of elements; detect an unlocking pattern that is input using the object and a tilt value that identifies at least one value in an orientation of the electronic device that occurs while the unlocking pattern is being input; and at least partially unlock the electronic device based on the tilt value and the unlock pattern.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


03/03/16
20160062539 

Mobile terminaland controlling method thereof


A mobile terminal and controlling method thereof are disclosed. The present disclosure includes a touchscreen configured to recognize at least one touch point at a same timing point and a controller, if a touch pattern for releasing a lock is received through the touchscreen, releasing a lock state of the touchscreen and outputting a preset screen.
Lg Electronics Inc.


03/03/16
20160062535 

Electronic apparatus and control method


According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes a touchscreen display and a controller. The controller is configured to switch a frame rate of image display on the touchscreen display from a first frame rate to a second frame rate which is higher than the first frame rate when a first program is activated.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba


03/03/16
20160062216 

Camera float


A hand grip designed to be used in or near water that may be connected to either an image capturing device or the case that holds the image capturing device. The hand grip has a main body with a first end and a second end and a mounting piece located on at least one of the first end or the second end of the main body that allows for attachment of image capturing devices.
Ar2 Products Llc


03/03/16
20160059581 

Label printer


A label printer, comprising: input means operable by a user; display means; and control means connected to the input means and the display means. The control means are configured to control the display means to first display a header and a first image representative of a label; and, in response to receiving at the control means a signal indicative of an operation of the input means by a user to select the header, to control the display to then display a second image representative of the label and a graphical control panel associated with said header.
Dymo


02/25/16
20160057623 

System and implicit authentication


A system for implicit authentication for a mobile device associated with a user, wherein the implicit authentication is behavioural, biometric and task-based and includes at least one authentication task selected so as to leverage the user's muscle memory. The mobile device comprises a touchscreen; a transaction authentication information unit; one or more sensors coupled to the transaction authentication information unit; and an anomaly detector coupled to the transaction authentication information unit.
Zighra Inc.


02/25/16
20160057363 

Portable electronic devices with integrated image/video compositing


Digital imagery is composed or composited within a smartphone or other portable electronic device to merge foreground and background subject matter acquired simultaneously with different cameras or acquired at different times with the same camera. A processor stores the digital imagery along with information derived or used by an operation to differentiate the foreground subject matter from the background scene, which may be a digital matting operation, and/or may involve finding an edge or an outline of the foreground subject matter.

02/25/16
20160057159 

Semantics-aware android malware classification


A semantic-based approach that classifies android malware via dependency graphs. To battle transformation attacks, a weighted contextual api dependency graph is extracted as program semantics to construct feature sets.
Syracuse University






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