|| List of recent Hotspot-related patents
| Cellular phone in a body of a home/office telephone|
This invention is a telephone station for placement in the home or work environment which can send and receive telephone calls over cdma & gsm communication bands and direct link satellite communication such as iridium and led other similar systems. By using both antennas inside the cellular handset and a cpu/switching hardware with a 3 channel switching device this product can work on every cellular market on earth.
|Autonomic hotspot profiling using paired performance sampling|
A processor performance profiler is enabled to for identify specific instructions causing performance issues within a program being executed by a microprocessor through random sampling to find the worst-case offenders of a particular event type such as a cache miss or a branch mis-prediction. Tracking all instructions causing a particular event generates large data logs, creates performance penalties, and makes code analysis more difficult.
|Matrix ultrasound probe with passive heat dissipation|
A matrix array ultrasound probe passively dissipates heat developed by the matrix array transducer and beamformer asic away from the distal end of the probe. The heat developed in the transducer stack is coupled to a metallic frame inside the handle of probe.
|Integrating a mobile hotspot into a larger network environment|
Integration of a mobile hotspot into a service provider network is disclosed. A network node establishes a first wireless communication link with a mobile hotspot device.
A backlight module comprises: a light emitting device; a light guide plate that has a plurality of light guide prisms; a first prism assembly that comprises a first base body and a plurality of first prisms arranged on the light emergent surface of the first base body; a second prism assembly that comprises a second base body and a plurality of second prisms, wherein the extending direction of the second prisms is vertical to that of the first prisms. By way of the light guide prisms of the light guide plate extending in the parallel direction to the extending direction of the first prisms, the light beam with a large angle propagating through the light guide plate will not be guided out by the prisms near the light incident side, so as to increase the light mixing area and subsequently avoid the presence of alternately dark and bright hotspot..
|Technique to avoid cascaded hot spotting|
The present invention overcomes the disadvantages of the prior art by providing a technique that stripes data containers across volumes of a striped volume set (svs) using one of a plurality of different data placement patterns to thereby reduce the possibility of hotspots arising due to each data container using the same data placement pattern within the svs. The technique is illustratively implemented by calculating a first index value, an intermediate index value and calculating a hash value of an inode associated with a data container to be accessed within the svs.
|Coatings to eliminate led hot spots|
A display that contains a backlight that incorporates an optical coating either on or above the light guide in order to reduce the appearance of optical hotspots on the display is provided. The optical coating can be patterned to correspond to the position of each light emitting diode in the display and can be made, as an example, from either reflective, diffusive or dichroic material.
|System for locating nearby picture hotspots|
Portable communication devices transmit digital images and their location information to a central server. If a particular location is often photographed it can be designated as a hot spot.
|Systems and methods for hotspot enabled media|
Methods and systems for managing hotspot objects associated with one or more videos are disclosed. A hotspot editor is displayed to a user, the hotspot editor includes a video area, a control area, and a hotspot data area.
|Single-ssid and dual-ssid enhancements|
A wireless local area network system establishes a passpoint™ connection between a mobile station and a hotspot using an enhanced single ssid method or an enhanced dual ssid method. In the dual ssid method, an access point associates and authenticates a mobile device to a secondary ssid of the access point during enrollment and provisioning.
|Portable electronic access device and wireless data network system|
A portable electronic access device, with a first access point module for a first user to communicate with a wireless data network, includes a second access point module and a control module. The control module via a first user command or remote signal can set the security domain of the second access point module and control the second access point module to start or close, so that at least one second user can log in the second access point module.
|System and method for fish finding using a sonar device and a remote computing device|
The present invention generally relates to a fish finding sonar system. Specifically, this invention relates to a sonar device pairing with a remote computing device to provide information to an angler about what is under the surface of the water.
|Method and devices for solid structure formation by localized microwaves|
Method and device for solid structure formation by localized microwaves for additive fabrication of solid bodies by use of localized microwave radiation applied to a source material, in the form of a powder, wire or other solid form, so as to generate a hotspot in a thermal-runaway process or through plasma breakdown, and melt a small portion of it (with at least one dimension smaller than the microwave wavelength) thereby consolidating small pieces of the molten source material in a stepwise manner to construct the entire body.. .
|Method and system for providing a virtual platform for sharing information|
The various embodiments of the present disclosure provide a method and system for providing a virtual platform for sharing information. The method for providing virtual platform comprises of deploying a hotspot system at a hotspot access point, identifying one or more users at the hotspot access point, determining identification information associated with a user device, establishing a connection between the user device and the hotspot system and providing a virtual platform for sharing information on successful identification of the user device.
|Hot-wire control for an electronic cigarette|
An electronic cigarette (“e-cig”) may include functionality for monitoring and controlling the thermal properties of the e-cig. The system and method described herein may monitor a temperature based on a resistor (i.e.
|System and methods for enabling wifi hotspot|
A system and methods for enabling a disabled mobile device feature are disclosed. According to an embodiment, device information regarding a mobile device is collected.
|Energy-efficient on-the-fly wi-fi hotspot using mobile devices|
One or more mobile devices and a cloud server computing device are utilized to provide internet access to one or more client computing devices. One of the clients is designated as a wi-fi access point.
The present disclosure provides a liquid crystal display (lcd) device. The lcd device includes a front frame, a backplane fixed to the front frame, an optical assembly sandwiched between the front frame and the backplane, and an lcd panel arranged on a light emitting surface of the optical assembly.
|Authorizing secured wireless access at hotspot having open wireless network and secure wireless network|
A hotspot provides an open wireless network and a secure wireless network. The open wireless network has no network-level encryption and allows open association therewith.
|Network address translating router for mobile networking|
A network address translating (“nat”) router, particularly designed for mobile use, and for managing one or more local area networks, having private internet protocol (“ip”) address ranges, along with multiple “upstream” networks, and for efficiently routing communications traffic to and from the upstream networks, is disclosed. The inventive router allocates multiple network connections of varying quality, to automatically optimize the effective connection speed in a mobile client network with optional personal “hotspot” sub-networks.
|Modular and scalable interactive video player|
Interactive videos are displayed to a user by adding annotations to a non-interactive video. During video playback, hotspots are displayed on a portion of the video that a viewer interacts with to access annotations relating to the hotspot.
|Mobile device with localized app recommendations|
Mobile devices can provide app recommendations that are relevant to a location of interest. A localized app recommendation can be triggered (e.g., by a mobile device coming within a threshold distance of an application hotspot or some other user action).
|Hotspot repair method for lcd panel and lcd panel after hotspot repair|
The present disclosure provides a hotspot repair method for an lcd panel for increasing the quality of lcd panel, and an lcd panel after hotspot repair. The method includes the steps: a: arranging repair line(s) on the short connected first tft or second tft to disconnect the data line from the first pixel electrode or the second pixel electrode; b: bridging the first pixel electrode connected with the first tft with the second pixel electrode connected with the second tft.
|Passive heat extraction and electricity generation|
A closed-loop heat exchange system and related methods for harnessing subterranean heat energy from a subterranean zone having a passive heat transfer device with multiple operational modes for targeting hotspots within the subterranean zone and adjusting the rate of energy harnessed according to consumption demands. The system can also have at least one enhanced surface section for increasing the heat exchange efficiency and/or a variable pump for controlling the rate at which the working fluid travels through the passive heat transfer device..
|System and method for discovering photograph hotspots|
A method and system for discovering locations of interesting photographs. The method includes receiving a geographic location and retrieving at least one portion of a map associated with the geographic location.
|Solid-state drive with passive heat transfer|
The disclosed embodiments relate to a system that facilitates thermal conductance in a system that includes a module comprising a circuit board with integrated circuits, such as a solid-state drive. A thermal-coupling material between one side of the circuit board and an adjacent baseplate is used to increase thermal conduction between the circuit board and the baseplate.
|Distance metric for accurate lithographic hotspot classification using radial and angular functions|
An dual function distance metric for pattern matching based hotspot clustering is described. The dual function distance metric can handle patterns containing multiple polygons, is easy to compute, and is tolerant of small variations or shifts of the shapes.
|App recommendation using crowd-sourced localized app usage data|
Apps may be tagged with location data when they are used. Mobile device may anonymously submit app usage data.
|Method and device for monitoring and measurement of wi-fi internet services|
The present invention is related to a method and a device which contains a diagnostic client (5) and a monitoring server (9) which aim to detect connection problems and service failures of wi-fi hotspot (wireless access field) services and measure user experience and connection quality.. .
|Monitor and control systems and methods for occupant safety and energy efficiency of structures|
Various systems and methods are disclosed for monitoring and controlling using small infrared imaging modules to enhance occupant safety and energy efficiency of buildings and structures. In one example, thermal images captured by infrared imaging modules may be analyzed to detect presence of persons, identify and classify power-consuming objects, and monitor environmental conditions.
|Method and system for implementing video conference and broadband mobile hotspot device|
A method and system for implementing a video conference and a broadband mobile hotspot device are disclosed in the present document. The method includes: each broadband mobile hotspot device participating in the conference sending a local panorama video image and voice signals to a multipoint conference server; the multipoint conference server sending the received panorama video images and voice signals to other broadband mobile hotspot devices participating in the conference except a sender; and after receiving panorama video images and voice signals of the other broadband mobile hotspot devices participating in the conference, each broadband mobile hotspot device participating in the conference mosaicking the local panorama video image and the received panorama video images as a conference panorama video image, and synchronizing the conference panorama video image with the received voice signals to send to a terminal device participating in the conference under the broadband mobile hotspot device..
|Method, system, client and server for acquiring and pushing content in internet community|
The present invention relates to the field of internet technologies, and provides a method, system, client and server for acquiring and pushing content in an internet community. The method for acquiring content in an internet community includes: when the cursor of a client stays in a relationship chain content display area or a hotspot content display area, triggering the client to send information of a display area currently activated by a user to a server; and displaying latest community content in a corresponding display area after the client receives the latest community content.
|Interactive overlay for digital video|
Production and interaction with supplemented video is facilitated by overlaying a grid on a video frame. The grid comprises a plurality of grid regions each selectable to define a viewer selectable hotspot in the image of a video frame..
|Systems and methods to provision quality of service sensitive devices in wireless local area networks|
System and method embodiments are provided for provisioning a quality of cellular user experience (qoe) or quality of service (qos) specified device in a wireless local area network (lan). The embodiments enable a qoe or qos specified by a service agreement for a device to be maintained during periods when the device is transmitting data to and receiving data from the wireless lan (e.g., a wifi hotspot).
|Sharing reconfigurable computing devices between workloads|
One or more physical rcds (prcds) are shared between one or more workloads in one or more virtual computing environments. Example prcd sharing operations may include: (1) providing a virtual rcd (vrcd) for one of the workloads, the vrcd being programmed with an ic design representing a hardware implementation of a software hotspot in the workload, (2) allocating one of the prcds to the workload by scheduling the programmed vrcd on the prcd, (3) burning the prcd with the ic design of the programmed vrcd so that the prcd becomes a programmed prcd that is capable of implementing the workload's hotspot in hardware, and (4) invoking the programmed vrcd instead of executing the hotspot as software in order to cause the programmed prcd to implement the hotspot in hardware..
|System and method of utilizing wireless usb device as local proxy for cloud storage|
Systems and methods are provided for making cloud storage more easily accessible using a wireless device, such as, e.g., a wireless universal serial bus (usb) dongle/modem, mobile hotspot device, etc. In particular, the wireless usb device is used to emulate a standard mass storage class device, thus allowing a user local data access to the wireless usb device.
|Wi-fi hot-spot networking ecommerce|
Methods and systems for using a device as a wireless hotspot service provider are disclosed. An exemplary method for providing a hotspot service provider includes performing a first registration of a first device as a first hotspot service provider in a first coverage are of the first device.
|Near field information transmission|
The present application provides a near field information transmission method and system, an information transmitting client, an information receiving client, and an information system. The information transmitting client transmits an acquisition request to the information system.
|Component configuration system and methods of operating same|
A system and methods to record a configuration record for components of an asset is provided. The system includes a user interface device comprising a screen having a plurality of attributes and a plurality of link hotspots coupled to the plurality of attributes.
|Touch-based remote control|
Systems and method for remotely controlling applications executing on devices that do not have touch-based user input capabilities even when such applications were programmed to rely exclusively on touch-based control are described. In accordance with certain embodiments, user input events produced when a user interacts with a user input component of a remote control device are captured and transmitted to a display or processing device that is executing a target application.
|Mobile device and method for secure on-line sign-up and provisioning for wi-fi hotspots using soap-xml techniques|
Embodiments of a mobile device and method for secure on-line sign-up and provisioning of credential for wi-fi hotspots using soap-xml techniques are generally described herein. Techniques for subscription remediation using soap-xml techniques are also generally described herein.
|Key assignment for a brand|
Systems and methods for providing secured network access are provided. A user device located within range of a branded hotspot initiates a request for the secured network access.
|Backlight module and lcd device|
The invention provides a backlight module and an lcd device. The backlight module includes an lgp, point light source(s), and a backplane.
|Organizing nearby picture hotspots|
A method of accessing an image database containing location data and determining one or more clusters of the digital images based on their location data. A hotspot location is determined for representing the cluster of the digital images and the results are stored for later access.
|Wireless local area network hotspot registration using near field communications|
A first device that includes a processor configured to transmit/receive a trigger message to/from a second device based on wireless short-range communication. The trigger message initiates a registration process within a wireless local area network (wlan)..
|Common data model and method for secure online signup for hotspot networks|
Embodiments of a subscription server and method for secure online signup with a common data model for hotspot networks are generally described herein. In some embodiments, the subscription server is configured to generate and store a subscription management object (mo) that includes a plurality of nodes that define a subscription that has been provisioned for service by a wireless service provider.
|Multimedia data distribution system and operating method thereof|
A multimedia data distribution system is provided. The multimedia data distribution system comprises a multimedia controller and at least a distribution zone.
|Methods and apparatus for use in facilitating access to aggregator services for mobile communication devices via wireless communication networks|
A mobile device performs a scanning operation for identifying a wireless network and receives from the wireless network a hotspot aggregator service identifier which identifies a hotspot aggregator service made available via the wireless network. The mobile device compares the received hotspot aggregator service identifier with one or more hotspot aggregator service identifiers stored in memory.
|Rear-projection screen for ultra short throw projector|
A rear-projection screen for an ultra short throw projector includes a diffusing member to diffuse incident light having a specific angular range (ar) corresponding to a hotspot area generated on the rear-projection screen, and to transmit incident light having an angular range other than the specific angular range (ar). The diffusing member is provided at an area of the rear-projection screen where light having smaller incidence angle with respect to the rear-projection screen strikes the rear-projection screen..
|Dynamic psk for hotspots|
Systems and methods for providing secured network access are provided. A user device located within range of a hotspot initiates a request sent via an open communication network associated with the hotspot.
|Interactive marketing system|
This invention relates generally to a content integration and delivery system and a method of using the same. In particular, the present invention relates to a system that integrates digital video content with object-oriented script (hotspots) to provide object specific marketing, including potential channels of distribution, such as internet shopping.
|Integrating a mobile hotspot into a larger network environment|
Integration of a mobile hotspot into a service provider network is disclosed. A network node establishes a first wireless communication link with a mobile hotspot device.
|Wager gaming network with wireless hotspots|
Embodiments of a wager gaming network that includes handheld wager gaming units and hotspots are described herein. In one embodiment, a method includes receiving, in a handheld wager gaming unit, a wager associated with a wagering game.
|Systems and methods for enabling stations to connect to wireless hotspots using non-unicode service set identification information|
Embodiments relate to systems and methods for enabling stations to connect to wireless hotspots using non-unicode service set identification information. A wifi™ wireless router or other access point can broadcast beacon information to smart phones or other stations within wireless range of that device.
A communication device includes a assembly and an antenna structure formed on the assembly. The antenna structure has a feeding antenna and a stub antenna spaced apart from the feeding antenna.
|Predictive methods for presenting web content on mobile devices|
Once a computing device receives a request to display a webpage, the device may use criteria to determine the portion of the page that is likely to be the most relevant to the user. The computing device may then zoom in (i.e., adjust the relative size and position of the elements in the webpage) and pan or scroll through the webpage such that the most relevant portion is displayed.
In one embodiment, a method includes broadcasting, from a first mobile device, a message having an identity of the first mobile device and conditions for connecting to a network through the first mobile device and receiving, at the first mobile device, a request from one or more second mobile devices that includes second user identifiers corresponding to respective second users of the one or more second mobile devices. The second user identifiers correspond to respective user accounts of one or more second users in a social-networking system.
|Mobile hotspot device and battery|
A mobile hotspot device may be used to interface one or more host computing devices with a wireless wide area network. The mobile hotspot device is powered by a high-capacity lithium ion (li-ion) cylindrical battery pack(s) and has a small, pen-like form factor.
|Providing hotspots to user devices within server-controlled zones|
A user installs a hotspot alert application on their mobile device. The application employs the location technology of the user device to transmit the location of the device, and thus the location of the user.
|Enabling a mobile broadband hotspot by an auxiliary radio|
There is provided a method of enabling a mobile broadband hotspot by an auxiliary radio. By utilizing a commonly available auxiliary radio, such as a bluetooth radio, hotspot connectivity using a primary radio, such as wi-fi, can be readily enabled.
|Power line communication-based local hotspot with wireless power control capability|
A method and a system for providing wireless communication facility with low interference between multiple wireless devices providing hotspot wireless coverage within a local area of an integrated enterprise or integrated home environment is disclosed. The sensor devices implementing hotspots are connected to a local area network (lan) based on power line communication (plc) and enabled with wireless power output control capability, allowing the coverage of area of each sensor device to be adjusted.
|Ami network with workforce management hotspot access|
Disclosed are apparatus and methodology for providing communications functionality between a utility central facility and a field worker. A wifi hotpoint is associated with a cell relay in an advanced metering system (ams).
|Detecting method for forming semiconductor device|
In one embodiment, a method for detecting design defects is provided. The method includes receiving design data of an integrated circuit (ic) on a wafer, measuring wafer topography across the wafer to obtain topography data, calculating a scanner moving average from the topography data and the design data to provide a scanner defocus map across the wafer, and determining a hotspot design defect from the scanner defocus map.
|Method and device for adding video information, and method and device for displaying video information|
A method and device for adding video information is provided in the present application. The method includes: selecting a starting and ending instant for adding commentary information, and selecting a frame of image between the starting instant and the ending instant; selecting a hotspot for adding the commentary information on the image, and obtaining extent information of the hotspot; editing the commentary information on the hotspot; and saving the commentary information, the extent information of the hotspot corresponding to the commentary information, and the starting and ending instant corresponding to the commentary information as a video commentary stream, and storing the video commentary stream in a server.
|Genome-wide detection of genomic rearrangements and use of genomic rearrangements to diagnose genetic disease|
The disclosure relates to the genome-wide identification of “rearrangement hotspots”. The disclosure also relates to a microarray chip system for use in detecting genomic rearrangements and a method of manufacturing a microarray chip system useful for detecting genomic rearrangements.
|Method, micro base station, and communications system for creating microcell|
A method, a micro base station, and a communications system for creating a microcell are disclosed in the present application. The method includes: configuring, by a micro base station, beam width and beam directions of high-gain directional antennas according to location information about hotspot areas in at least two macrocells; and using, by the micro base station, at least two beams formed by the high-gain directional antennas to form microcell coverage over the hotspot areas in the at least two macrocells.
|System and method for remote device recognition at public hotspots|
Described are various embodiments of a system and method in which device-identifying data can be used to uniquely recognize and optionally track and report on device activity at one or more hotspot locations by way of the creation and management of a device profile uniquely associated with such devices and stored in a network accessible knowledge base.. .
|Captive portal state detection and avoidance for multiple-interface traffic offloading|
In one embodiment, a mobile device connecting to a wi-fi hotspot first performs a connectivity check to determine whether the wireless connection is trapped in the walled garden of a captive portal by transmitting a connectivity check message to one or more external endpoints in the public ip network. If no response is received, the mobile device determines that it is in the captive portal state, and generates a browser window bound to the wi-fi state tracker of the mobile device displaying the portal page for the captive portal.
|Layered dimmer system|
A layered dimmer formed of different layers. The front layer may be a scattering layer, and the back layer may be a reflective layer.
Methods and systems for a complete vehicle ecosystem are provided. Specifically, systems that when taken alone, or together, provide an individual or group of individuals with an intuitive and comfortable vehicular environment.
|Method and system for generation and playback of supplemented videos|
The present invention is a method and system for generation and playback of supplemented videos which include interactive features. The supplemented video includes hotspots that allow a video viewer to interact with the video when the video viewer sees an object.