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Voice phone-based method and system to authenticate users

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Voice phone-based method and system to authenticate users

Voice phone-based method and system to authenticate users

Shindengen Electric Manufacturing Ltd

Led illumination dimming circuit and led illumination dimming method


Date/App# patent app List of recent Ina-related patents
07/30/15
20150216091 
 Shield can of mobile terminal patent thumbnailnew patent Shield can of mobile terminal
A shield can of a mobile terminal is provided. The shield can of the mobile terminal includes: at least one shield can installed in a main circuit board of the mobile terminal, and at least one separation wall formed between electronic elements in which electromagnetic interference occurs within the shield can.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


07/30/15
20150216059 
 Wiring board and manufacturing  the same patent thumbnailnew patent Wiring board and manufacturing the same
To provide a wiring board in which wiring conductors are securely protected by a precise and rigid dam portion formed on an outermost layer of a laminate and that is excellent in connection reliability with a semiconductor chip. A laminate that configures this wiring board includes multiple connection terminal portions and wiring conductors as a conductor layer of the outermost layer.
Ngk Spark Plug Co., Ltd.


07/30/15
20150216057 
 Method for manufacturing flexible-embedded electrode film using heat-pressure welding transcription patent thumbnailnew patent Method for manufacturing flexible-embedded electrode film using heat-pressure welding transcription
This invention relates to a method of manufacturing a buried flexible electrode film, including 1) preparing a release-substrate; 2) forming a conductive pattern layer on the release-substrate; 3) positioning a transfer-substrate on the conductive pattern layer and then performing thermal and pressure lamination so that the conductive pattern layer formed on the release-substrate is inserted or buried in the surface of the transfer-substrate; and 4) separating the release-substrate and the conductive pattern layer from each other, and to a buried flexible electrode film manufactured thereby.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.


07/30/15
20150216041 
 Display device and  manufacturing the same patent thumbnailnew patent Display device and manufacturing the same
A display device includes a laminated wiring formed of a low-resistance conductive film, and a low-reflection film mainly containing al and functioning as an antireflective film which are sequentially arranged on a transparent substrate, a wiring terminal part provided at an end part of the laminated wiring and has the same laminated structure as that of the laminated wiring, and an insulating film for covering the laminated wiring and the wiring terminal part, in which the insulating film side serves as a display surface side, the wiring terminal part has a first opening part penetrating the insulating film and the low-reflection film and reaching the low-resistance conductive film, and an outer peripheral portion of the first opening part has a laminated structure of the low-resistance conductive film, the low-reflection film, and the insulating film, in at least one part.. .
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation


07/30/15
20150216033 
 High frequency module patent thumbnailnew patent High frequency module
A high frequency module includes a ground mounting electrode connected to a ground terminal of a component, a first ground in-plane conductor in a multilayer substrate on a portion under the component and connected to the ground mounting electrode with a first ground interlayer connecting conductor, a signal mounting electrode connected to a signal terminal of the component, and a signal in-plane conductor provided in the multilayer substrate on a portion under the first ground in-plane conductor and connected to the specific signal mounting electrode with a signal interlayer connecting conductor. The first ground in-plane conductor is between the component and the signal in-plane conductor, and the signal interlayer connecting conductor is on an outer side portion of the first ground in-plane conductor when seen from above..
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.


07/30/15
20150216032 
 Cover structure and manufacturing method thereof patent thumbnailnew patent Cover structure and manufacturing method thereof
A method of manufacturing a cover structure is provided. A metal substrate disposed on a carrier is provided.
Subtron Technology Co., Ltd.


07/30/15
20150216012 
 Led illumination dimming circuit and led illumination dimming method patent thumbnailnew patent Led illumination dimming circuit and led illumination dimming method
An led illumination dimming circuit comprises a capacitor connected to the first output terminal at a first end thereof and to the second output terminal at a second end thereof; a coil connected to the second end of the capacitor at a first end thereof; a switch element connected to a second end of the coil at a first end thereof; a resistor connected to a second end of the switch element at a first end thereof and to the ground terminal at a second end thereof; a diode connected to the power supply terminal at a cathode thereof and to the second end of the coil at an anode thereof; and a controlling circuit that controls an operation of the switch element with a switch controlling signal.. .
Shindengen Electric Manufacturing Co., Ltd


07/30/15
20150215999 
 Method of driving a light emitting device patent thumbnailnew patent Method of driving a light emitting device
The present invention is characterized in that a transistor with its l/w set to 10 or larger is employed, and that . .
vds


07/30/15
20150215995 
 Induction heating container patent thumbnailnew patent Induction heating container
To provide an induction heating container that can be used safely in which bumping that occurs when a liquid object to be heated such as water or soup accommodated therein is heated by an electromagnetic cooker is effectively suppressed, thereby preventing a user from getting burned or the surrounding area of the electromagnetic cooker from being contaminated. This induction heating container 1 is an induction heating container in which an induction heat generator 3 is attached to the inside of a container main body 2 that is made of a non-conductive material so as to enable cooking by heating by an electromagnetic cooker, wherein the induction heat generator 3 comprises: a laminated body involving a conductor layer 4 that generates heat by induction of eddy current by high-frequency magnetic field and a heat-seal layer 5 that exhibits heat-sealing properties to the container main body, and an eddy current control part 6 that is obtained by cutting the conductor layer 4 along the circumferential direction..
Toyo Seikan Group Holdings, Ltd.


07/30/15
20150215984 
 Communication terminal device, communication device, communication network server and  controlling patent thumbnailnew patent Communication terminal device, communication device, communication network server and controlling
In various aspects of this disclosure, a communication terminal device may be provided. The communication terminal device may include a cellular wide area radio communication technology circuit.
Intel Mobile Communications Gmbh


07/30/15
20150215938 
new patent

Mobile terminal test device and mobile terminal test method


Frequency variation giving means gives a predetermined frequency variation when a situation in which a mobile terminal approaches or is separated from a base station is simulated to a downlink (dl) signal which is transmitted to a mobile terminal by a transmitting unit. A receiving unit receives a uplink (ul) signal output from the mobile terminal which has received the dl signal and converts the ul signal into a baseband signal.
Anritsu Corporation


07/30/15
20150215920 
new patent

Communications method, base station, and mobile terminal


Therefore, the base station carries out a process of performing grouping of the above-mentioned mobile terminal which is a destination of transmission of the above-mentioned l1/l2 control signal, a process of allocating an l1/l2 control signal to be transmitted to a predetermined mobile terminal to the control channel elements included in a group to which the predetermined mobile terminal is belonging on the basis of attribution information about the mobile terminal. The mobile terminal receives a downlink physical control channel, and also performs a blind detection process on the candidate set corresponding to the group to which the mobile terminal is belonging and performs a process of reading the l1/l2 control signal from the control channel elements included in the candidate set..

07/30/15
20150215895 
new patent

Paging control apparatus, paging method, wireless terminal, and non-transitory computer-readable medium


In one embodiment, a mobile communication system (1) includes a radio access network (200) and a core network (30). The core network (30) includes a paging control apparatus (300).
Nec Corporation


07/30/15
20150215890 
new patent

Wireless terminal device and outputting location information


A wireless terminal device includes a storage unit and a processor. The processor is configured to acquire identification information of a base station and acquire first and second location information indicating first and second locations of the wireless terminal device, respectively.
Fujitsu Limited


07/30/15
20150215873 
new patent

Uplink signal transmitting and receiving in a wireless communication system


A method and an apparatus for transmitting and receiving an uplink signal by a mobile terminal in a wireless communication system are provided. The first mobile terminal includes a receiver configured to receive, from a base station, a power control variable determined based on an interference value for a first receive beam used in order to receive an uplink signal of the first mobile terminal from among a plurality of receive beams of the base station, to receive, from the base station, neighboring receive beam allocation data indicating whether any of the receive beams in the plurality of receive beams, different from the first receive beam, is being used for uplink signal reception, to determine an uplink transmit power value based on the received power control variable and neighboring receive beam allocation data, and to transmit an uplink signal to the base station by using the determined uplink transmit power value..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


07/30/15
20150215853 
new patent

Network discovery in an autoconfigured backhaul transceiver


A microwave backhaul transceiver comprises a plurality of antenna arrays, positioning circuitry, and signal processing circuitry. The microwave backhaul transceiver may determine, via the positioning circuitry, a location of the small cell backhaul transceiver.
Maxlinear, Inc.


07/30/15
20150215850 
new patent

Management of roaming in a communication network as a function of the quality of service of an accessed service


A method of managing roaming of a mobile terminal in a communication network comprising a plurality of access points and an access points discovery server adapted for providing the mobile terminal with a list of access points selected from among the network access points is disclosed. In some embodiments, the method comprises the following processes, implemented by the access points discovery server: reception of a quality of service class determined by an item of equipment for application of quality of service as a function of a service accessed by the mobile terminal and generation of the list of access points by selecting at least one access point compatible with the quality of service class determined by the item of equipment for application of quality of service..
Orange


07/30/15
20150215829 
new patent

Random access method, evolved node b, and terminal equipment


A random access method and an evolved node b (enb) is described. The method includes: receiving, by a target evolved node b (enb), a handover request message including information of multiple target component carriers selected by the source enb; determining, by the target enb, whether to allow the multiple target component carriers selected by the source enb; sending, by the target enb, a handover request acknowledgement message including information about at least two determined target component carriers for the ue.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


07/30/15
20150215798 
new patent

Method and system for detecting coverage hole in wireless network


A method and system for detecting a coverage hole in a wireless network are disclosed. As a method for detecting a coverage hole realized by a computer, provided herein is a method for detecting a coverage hole comprising a step of obtaining multiple coordinates estimated from position information and signal status of an access point (ap), the ap being accessible by a subscriber user equipment, and a step of detecting a coverage hole of the subscriber user equipment by using the multiple position coordinates..
Korea Advanced Institute Of Science And Technology


07/30/15
20150215796 
new patent

Method, network node, computer program and computer program product for determining a dropped connection


A method is performed in a network node of a mobile communication network, for determining a dropped connection to a mobile terminal. The method comprises: detecting a release of a radio bearer associated with the mobile terminal; determining whether the radio bearer is a real-time type radio bearer; when the radio bearer is a real-time type radio bearer, determining the released radio bearer to be a dropped connection when the release is classified as an involuntary release; and when the radio bearer differs from a real-time type radio bearer, determining the released radio bearer to be a dropped connection when there is remaining user data in a buffer for transfer in either direction over the released radio bearer.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


07/30/15
20150215651 
new patent

Video encoding and decoding method, device, and system


A video encoding and decoding method, device and system is disclosed, wherein the method includes: after using a standard encoding algorithm to complete encoding a luminance component in a current image, judging, based on refreshing images preset by an encoding device, whether there is a need to encode a chrominance component in the current image in accordance with the standard encoding algorithm or not, and encoding the corresponding chrominance component in accordance with the standard encoding algorithm if the current image is any one of the refreshing images preset by the encoding device, otherwise, not encoding the corresponding chrominance component in accordance with the standard encoding algorithm, wherein an encoding reconstruction of the chrominance component is obtained by copying a corresponding chrominance component in a reference image of luminance component, so that a finally output code stream does not comprise information of the corresponding chrominance component.. .
Zte Corporation


07/30/15
20150215634 
new patent

Encoding, decoding, and representing high dynamic range images


Techniques are provided to encode and decode image data comprising a tone mapped (tm) image with hdr reconstruction data in the form of luminance ratios and color residual values. In an example embodiment, luminance ratio values and residual values in color channels of a color space are generated on an individual pixel basis based on a high dynamic range (hdr) image and a derivative tone-mapped (tm) image that comprises one or more color alterations that would not be recoverable from the tm image with a luminance ratio image.
Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation


07/30/15
20150215633 
new patent

Image-data binary arithmetic decoding device and image decoding device


An image-data binary arithmetic decoding device binary arithmetic decodes a binary string in which continuous 1s and a terminating 0 constitute a prefix. The image-data binary arithmetic decoding device includes continuous-one number determination means for comparing a range of binary arithmetic decoding and a binary arithmetic decoding offset obtained through looking ahead n bits from a bitstream where n is a natural number, and determining the number of continuous 1s in a binary string of the n bits..
Nec Corporation


07/30/15
20150215598 
new patent

Terminal device, display device, terminal device link system, terminal device link method, and non-transitory computer-readable medium


A terminal device (mobile phone (200)) is capable of communication with a display device that displays content containing audio and video, and includes a transmitting and receiving unit (208) for transmitting and receiving information to and from the display device, an input unit (207) for accepting setting information indicating an element to be output in conjunction with display of the content, a storage area (206) for storing the setting information accepted by the input unit (207), a control unit (205) for making control to transmit the setting information to the display device and then receive control data for outputting the element indicated by the setting information in conjunction with display of the content from the display device, and an output control unit (211) for outputting the element in conjunction with display of the content by using the control data.. .
Nec Casio Mobile Communications, Ltd.


07/30/15
20150215596 
new patent

Video display apparatus


In a video display apparatus a, a controller 9, while displaying video processed by a video processor 4 on a video display 3, displays luts 45r, 45g, and 45b which are tables of correction data for correcting luminance levels of red, green, and blue respectively. The controller 9 re-calculates and rewrites the correction data based on one adjustment point or two or more adjustment points p1 and p2 adjusted by the user..
Funai Electric Co., Ltd.


07/30/15
20150215565 
new patent

Display device, display control method, and program


A television receiver set includes an indicator unit disposed at least in a part of a periphery of a display unit on which a predetermined image is displayed and including an indicator configured to be lit at a predetermined luminance, and a display control unit configured to perform control such that the predetermined image displayed on the display unit is associated with lighting of the indicator. The present invention can be applied to a display device such as a television receiver set..

07/30/15
20150215518 
new patent

Imaging apparatus, imaging method, and focus control apparatus


A focus control apparatus reduces the degree of out-of-focus of an image of an intense point light source during zooming in contrast-based autofocus control. A zooming lens moves in an optical axis direction to perform magnification change and a focusing lens moves in the optical axis direction to perform focus adjustment and is driven in accordance with a trace curve corresponding to the distance to a subject.
Hitachi Industry & Control Solutions, Ltd.


07/30/15
20150215509 
new patent

Latent fingerprint detection


Systems, devices, and methods for detecting a contaminant on a substrate are discussed herein. Variations of such systems, devices, and methods may include one or snore illumination sources that emit illumination at one or more desired wavelength ranges to illuminate one or more areas on the substrate; where the desired wavelength range is one that is absorbed by the contaminant while causing the substrate to fluoresce.
Lockheed Martin Corporation


07/30/15
20150215475 
new patent

Image processing apparatus, image forming apparatus, mobile terminal apparatus, and image processing system


An image processing apparatus includes an image reading portion, a storage apparatus, a transmitting portion, a receiving portion, and an image processing portion. The transmitting portion transmits an image read by the image reading portion to an external mobile terminal apparatus as a display destination of the image.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.


07/30/15
20150215457 
new patent

Guide service applied to same


Disclosed is a guidance service method and an apparatus thereof. That is, the method provides a terminal device that connects to a voice call with a step-based service menu through voice information, receives selection information of the terminal device based on the step-based service menu, through the voice call, and displays, in the terminal, a service screen configured based on the selection information of the terminal device that is received through the voice call, in parallel with reception of the voice information, and thereby improving understanding and convenience of the guidance service for a user..

07/30/15
20150215450 
new patent

Terminal device and content displaying method thereof, server and controlling method thereof


A terminal apparatus is disclosed. The terminal apparatus includes a display; a communicator configured to receive an incoming call; a storage configured to store contact object information including a connecting application corresponding to caller identification information; and a controller configured to receive the incoming call including the caller identification information received through the communicator, execute the connecting application corresponding to the caller identification information, and display a search result related to the contact object information in a screen of the executed connecting application on the display.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


07/30/15
20150215447 
new patent

Controlling access to features of a mobile communication terminal


A mobile terminal comprising a display unit; and a controller configured to selectively display one or more menu icons associated with an object displayed on the display unit, in response to the object being selected, wherein the one or more menu icons have a functional or informational association with the selected object, such that further selection of the menu icons provides additional information about the selected object or establishment of a dynamic relationship between the selected object and the one or more menu icons results in performance of an operation related to the selected object.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.


07/30/15
20150215443 
new patent

Mobile terminal and controlling the same


Provided is a mobile terminal including a main body, a sensing unit that senses wearing of the main body, movement information on a wearer, and a biological signal of the wearer, a user input unit into which a control command is input for activating either a recording mode or a control mode when the wearing of the main body is sensed, and a controller that, in the recording mode, records the movement information and the biological signal in a specific situation and stores a movement pattern that occurs in the specific situation and which, in the control mode, senses the movement information and the biological signal and when the already-stored movement pattern in the specific situation that corresponds to the movement information and the biological signal that are sensed is detected, provides a control command corresponding to the detected movement pattern to a connected external device.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.


07/30/15
20150215441 
new patent

Method and device for operating mobile terminal based on sensor, and mobile terminal


A method for operating a mobile terminal based on a sensor is disclosed. The method includes: a sensor is triggered according to a preset trigger rule to make the sensor output a digital signal corresponding to the trigger rule; after receiving the digital signal which is corresponding to the trigger rule and is output from the sensor, ab operation type, which is corresponding to the digital signal, of the mobile terminal is determined; and a corresponding operation process is performed on the mobile terminal according to the operation type.
Zte Corporation


07/30/15
20150215415 
new patent

Data pushing method, apparatus, and system


The present invention relates to a data pushing method, apparatus, and system. The data pushing method includes: sending a query request for a camp-on state of a mobile terminal to a gateway; receiving reply information that is about the camp-on state of the mobile terminal and returned by the gateway; determining, according to the camp-on state of the mobile terminal, a data volume of cached content to be pushed; and sending a pushing instruction to a main cache; sending the first pushing instruction to the main cache if the mobile terminal is in a first camp-on state; and sending the second pushing instruction to the main cache if the mobile terminal is in a second camp-on state, so as to control the main cache to push a second data volume of data of the cached content to the mobile terminal..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


07/30/15
20150215406 
new patent

Externally initiated application session endpoint migration


In storage networks (e.g., san and nas), various reasons can arise for migrating an application layer communication session endpoint to a different host. To achieve scalability and robustness, the migration can be enacted externally and carried out at a middlebox at the transport layer.
Netapp, Inc.


07/30/15
20150215359 
new patent

Systems and methods for using client-side video buffer occupancy for enhanced quality of experience in a communication network


A network node, and a method for operating a network node, such as a base station, may transmit multiple video streaming sessions from servers to clients in terminal nodes and can estimate client-side video buffer occupancy levels associated with the streaming sessions. To estimate a client-side video buffer occupancy level, the network node analyzes packets communicated with the terminal nodes to identify application layer messages and extract transaction information, determine payload types associated with objects conveyed in the packets identified with application layer messages, and associate the objects conveyed in the packets identified with application layer messages with one of the streaming sessions.
Wi-lan Labs, Inc.


07/30/15
20150215357 
new patent

Video playing method and apparatus


A client of a first terminal device enables a user to log on the client of the first terminal device with a user account of the client of the first terminal device, and plays, in a video playing window, a video of video website selected by the user. When obtaining a terminating operation performed for the video by the user, the client of the first terminal device saves the user account as well as a playing address and playing process of the video.
Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited


07/30/15
20150215295 
new patent

Shared secret arrangements and optical data transfer


Digital data is optically broadcast through an environment by controllably switching the brightness or chrominance of led solid state lamps, or of other illumination sources (e.g., television screens and backlit computer displays). This optical data channel is useful to convey cryptographic key data by which devices within the environment can authenticate themselves to a secure network.
Digimarc Corporation


07/30/15
20150215237 
new patent

Flexible deterministic binary scheduler


A method for allocating port assignments for transmitting a reserved network stream across a network node comprises determining a cycle time associated with a network node. The method also comprises establishing, for at least one port of the network node, a plurality of virtual layers associated with the cycle time, wherein each of the plurality of virtual layers is divided into 2n equally-spaced slots per cycle (where n>0).
Cisco Technology, Inc.


07/30/15
20150215217 
new patent

Traffic management in a multi-channel system


A method, system and computer program product in a downstream line card of a cable modem termination system (cmts) for managing downstream traffic for channels and bonded channel groups is provided herein. The method comprises the step of receiving packets for transmission to cable modems and classifying each packet to a flow based on class of service associated with the packet.
Broadcom Corporation


07/30/15
20150215162 
new patent

System and radio bearer management for multiple point transmission


A method for operating a multiple point transmission system is disclosed. The method includes reconfiguring the multiple point transmission system according to an updated configuration of an at least one radio bearer between an at least one transmission point and a terminal device, and communicating with the terminal device using the reconfigured multiple point transmission system.
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.


07/30/15
20150215140 
new patent

Mobile terminal test device and mobile terminal test method


Frequency comparison means compares the levels of uplink (ul) and downlink (dl) frequencies which are designated by frequency designation means. When it is determined that the ul frequency is lower than the dl frequency, heterodyne switching means enables a receiving unit to perform frequency conversion using a lower-side heterodyne system and signal processing is performed, using one baseband signal and the other baseband signal obtained by a quadrature demodulation process as an in-phase component and a quadrature component, respectively.
Anritsu Corporation


07/30/15
20150215112 
new patent

User terminal device and secured communication method thereof


Provided are a user terminal device and a secured communication method thereof. The secured communication method includes: encrypting a voice bitstream including voice data corresponding to a user voice for a call in a security mode between the user terminal device and another user terminal device; inserting the encrypted voice bitstream into a video transmission stream; and transmitting the video transmission stream, into which the encrypted voice bitstream is inserted, to the other user terminal device..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


07/30/15
20150215035 
new patent

Optical line termination device, line package, and monitor package


A line package includes: optical subscriber terminators that terminate optical lines; a line package internal line concentrator that concentrates lines; package first power supplies that output and stop power to the optical subscriber terminators; a line package internal controller that performs output control of the package first power supplies and performs opening settings of the line package internal line concentrator and the optical subscriber terminators in accordance with the monitor package; a package second power supply that outputs and stops power to the line package internal controller and the line package internal line concentrator in accordance with the monitor package; and a package third power supply that outputs and stops power to the line package as a whole and to the package first and second power supplies in accordance with the monitor package.. .
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation


07/30/15
20150215028 
new patent

Terminal device having a relay function and providing information related to a relay function


A terminal device for wireless communication comprises a wireless interface configured for communication with a radio access network of a cellular communication network. The terminal device is configured to transmit, via the wireless interface, a message to at least one other terminal.
Sony Corporation


07/30/15
20150214977 
new patent

Apparatus for improving the accuracy of an exponential current digital-to-analog (idac) using a binary-weighted msb


An apparatus of an exponential current digital-to-analog converter (idac) using a binary-weighted msb to efficiently drive current controlled light emitting diode (led) devices. The apparatus comprises of an exponential current digital-to-analog converter (idac) current source, a voltage buffer to create an active cascode at the output stage, and an error amplifier that by means of a dc-dc converter voltage loop imposes an appropriate voltage at the output of the idac, depending on the current load set to drive the leds.
Dialog Semiconductor Gmbh


07/30/15
20150214976 
new patent

Method for improving the accuracy of an exponential current digital-to-analog (idac) using a binary-weighted msb


A method for the design synthesis of an exponential current digital-to-analog (idac) using a binary-weighted msb. The design synthesis involves defining an exponential lsb and exponential msb current mirrors according to a defined methodology.
Dialog Semiconductor Gmbh


07/30/15
20150214948 
new patent

Input pin state detection circuit and method therefor


A state-detection circuit facilitates the detection of the state of an input pin relative to several different types of input circuits. According to an example embodiment, a state-detection circuit includes a plurality of comparators and circuit components, configured to provide a plurality of binary output signals that collectively indicate a state of an input pin to which the comparators are coupled.
Nxp B.v.


07/30/15
20150214913 
new patent

Hybrid fiber amplifier and adjusting gain and gain slope thereof


A hybrid fiber amplifier and method of adjusting gain and gain slope of thereof. The hybrid fiber amplifier comprises: rfa and edfa that does not comprise variable optical attenuator.
Accelink Technologies Co., Ltd.


07/30/15
20150214849 
new patent

Power converter output voltage clamp and supply terminal


A secondary control circuit includes a voltage regulator circuit coupled to an output of the power converter to provide a regulated power supply. One or more switched loads are coupled between a first terminal and an output ground terminal.
Power Integrations, Inc.


07/30/15
20150214774 
new patent

Secondary coil module


Provided is a compact secondary coil module that can be easily mounted in a terminal device side unit. The secondary coil module whose power for use in charging a storage battery by a contactless charging technique is supplied via a primary coil, includes the storage battery, a charging control circuit controlling charging of the storage battery, a tubular core made of magnetic material and covering an outer circumferential face of at least one of the storage battery and the charging control circuit, and a wire made of conductive material, the wire being connected to the charging control circuit and wound around the outer circumferential face of the core..
Hosiden Corporation


07/30/15
20150214699 
new patent

Mounting system for arranging electric devices, for example, especially in switchgear cabinets


The invention relates to a mounting system (1) for arranging electric devices (2), for example, especially in switchgear cabinets. Said mounting system (1) comprises at least one preferably horizontal mounting strip (3) to which at least one device (2) can be secured.
Friedrich Lütze Gmbh


07/30/15
20150214625 
new patent

Antenna board


The antenna board of the present invention includes: a dielectric board where a plurality of dielectric layers are laminated, a ground conductor layer, a strip conductor, a first patch conductor, a second patch conductor, a third patch conductor, and a penetration conductor. The first patch conductor, the second patch conductor, and the third patch conductor are electrically independent of each other.
Kyocera Circuit Solutions, Inc.


07/30/15
20150214622 
new patent

Antenna device, card device, and electronic apparatus


An antenna coil includes a first conductor pattern defining a first side, a second conductor pattern defining a second side, a third conductor pattern defining a third side, and a fourth conductor pattern defining a fourth side in each turn when viewed from a laminating direction of insulation layers, the first conductor pattern is provided on a first layer, the second conductor pattern is provided on a second layer, which differs from the first layer, and the third conductor pattern and the fourth conductor pattern extend across the first layer and the second layer, and the first through fourth conductor patterns are disposed on the respective insulation layers so that the direction of a line obtained by sequentially connecting, on a turn-by-turn basis, centers of gravity of winding shapes each of which is configured by the conductor patterns defining one turn is slanted relative to the laminating direction of the insulation layers.. .
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.


07/30/15
20150214513 
new patent

Battery


According to one embodiment, a battery includes an electrode group, a tab, a conductive nipping member, a case, a lid and a lead. The conductive nipping member includes first and second nipping sections.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba


07/30/15
20150214495 
new patent

Organic electroluminescent element


Provided is an organic electroluminescent device (organic el device) that is improved in luminous efficiency, sufficiently secures driving stability, and has a simple construction. The organic electroluminescent device includes, between an anode and cathode laminated on a substrate, a plurality of organic layers.
Nippon Steel & Sumikin Chemical Co., Ltd.


07/30/15
20150214476 
new patent

Semiconductor memory


Manufacturing processes for phase change memory have suffered from the problem of chalcogenide material being susceptible to delamination, since this material exhibits low adhesion to high melting point metals and silicon oxide films. Furthermore, chalcogenide material has low thermal stability and hence tends to sublime during the manufacturing process of phase change memory.
Renesas Electronics Corporation


07/30/15
20150214474 
new patent

Etching method and substrate processing apparatus


An etching method is provided for etching a multilayer film material that includes a metal laminated film having an insulating layer arranged between a first magnetic layer and a second magnetic layer. The etching method includes an etching step of generating a plasma by supplying a first gas to a processing chamber and etching the metal laminated film using the generated plasma.
Tokyo Electron Limited


07/30/15
20150214428 
new patent

Light emitting device


The light emitting device 1 includes a substrate 2, and an n-type conductive type semiconductor layer 3, a light emitting layer 4 and a p-type conductive type semiconductor layer 5 laminated in series on a surface 2a of the substrate 2. The light emitting layer 4, the p-type conductive type semiconductor layer 5, and a portion of the n-type conductive type semiconductor layer 3 excluding the vicinity of the peripheral portion compose a semiconductor laminate structure portion 6.
Rohm Co., Ltd.


07/30/15
20150214408 
new patent

Solar water-collecting, air-conditioning, light-transmitting and power generating house


A system for collecting solar energy and fresh water may be disclosed. The system may include one or more assemblies of collector modules, each of which module may contain a photovoltaic cell and a thermal fluid.

07/30/15
20150214398 
new patent

Photovoltaic element and manufacturing method thereof


A first amorphous silicon i layer and an amorphous silicon p layer are provided on a first main surface, side surfaces, and a peripheral portion of a second main surface of an n-type silicon substrate. A first ito layer is provided over the first main surface and the side surfaces, a second amorphous silicon i layer and an amorphous silicon n layer are provided on the second main surface, and a second ito layer having a smaller area than the n-type silicon substrate is provided thereon excluding the peripheral portion.
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation


07/30/15
20150214386 
new patent

Fast switching diodes and methods of manufacturing those diodes


Diodes and methods of manufacturing diodes are disclosed. The diodes may include a cathode assembly having a cathode electrode, a n+ substrate layer on the cathode electrode, a n buffer layer on the n+ substrate layer, and a n− bulk layer on the n buffer layer.

07/30/15
20150214233 
new patent

Manufacturing capacitor lower electrode and semiconductor storage device using the same


A manufacturing method of capacitor lower electrode of the instant disclosure comprises the steps of: providing a semiconductor substrate; forming a sacrificial laminate on the semiconductor substrate; forming a plurality of capacitor trenches in the sacrificial laminate; forming a plurality of lower electrode structures in the capacitor trenches respectively; etching back the sacrificial laminate to a desired thickness to expose an upper portion of each of the lower electrode structures; forming a liner layer to conformally cover the sacrificial laminate and the upper portions of the lower electrode structures; patterning the liner layer to form an insulating spacer on the sidewalls of each of the upper portions, wherein two adjacent insulating spacers are configured to have a self-aligned opening positioned therebetween; and performing a wet-etching process to remove the sacrificial laminate through the self-aligned openings.. .
Inotera Memories, Inc.


07/30/15
20150214167 
new patent

Semiconductor die with variable length bond pad


A semiconductor die has elongate, adjacent external interface cells that form an interface cell row. Each of the external interface cells provides an external interface for a circuit node of the die.

07/30/15
20150214126 
new patent

Power semiconductor module


Disclosed herein is a power semiconductor module. The power semiconductor module includes: a printed circuit board (pcb); first and second heat spreaders mounted on the pcb and having one surface arranged with terminal slots; power devices mounted on the first heat spreader and connected to one another in parallel and electrically connected to the second heat spreader; and first and second terminals provided with protrusion inserted into the terminal slots and provided with connection terminals for connecting external terminals.
Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.


07/30/15
20150214111 
new patent

Water soluble mask formation by dry film vacuum lamination for laser and plasma dicing


Methods and systems for dicing a semiconductor wafer including a plurality of integrated circuits (ics) are described. In one embodiment, a method involves adhering an adhesive tape to a thin water soluble dry film.

07/30/15
20150214003 
new patent

Sample holder and observing electron microscopic image


In an upper main body of a sample holder, a laminate of an insulative thin film and a secondary electron emission protective thin film is provided. An electron beam emitted from an electron gun enters the secondary electron emission protective thin film side.
Lifesem Inc.


07/30/15
20150213960 
new patent

Composite electronic component and board with the same mounted thereon


A composite electronic component may include: a composite body having a capacitor and an inductor coupled to each other therein; an input terminal disposed on a first end surface of the composite body; output terminals including a first output terminal disposed on a second end surface of the composite body and a second output terminal disposed on a lower surface of the capacitor of the composite body; and a ground terminal disposed on the lower surface of the capacitor of the composite body. The capacitor may be coupled to a side surface of the inductor..
Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.


07/30/15
20150213958 
new patent

Capacitor and manufacturing capacitor


A capacitor includes: dielectric layers including a first dielectric layer, a second dielectric layer, and at least one intermediate dielectric layer laminated between the first dielectric layer and the second dielectric layer; first interlayer electrode and second interlayer electrode arranged alternately with each other between at least two layers among the dielectric layers; a first external electrode disposed on lateral surfaces of the dielectric layers and coupled to the first interlayer electrode; and a second external electrode disposed on lateral surfaces of the dielectric layers and coupled to the second interlayer electrode, wherein the intermediate dielectric layer includes first internal electrodes coupled to the first interlayer electrode, arranged in a plane direction of the intermediate dielectric layer and spaced apart from each other, and second internal electrodes coupled to the second interlayer electrode, arranged alternately with the first internal electrodes and spaced apart from the first internal electrodes.. .
Fujitsu Limited


07/30/15
20150213947 
new patent

Electronic component and manufacturing the same


A laminate has a structure in which magnetic layers and a non-magnetic layer containing glass are stacked. A coil is incorporated in the laminate.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.


07/30/15
20150213910 
new patent

Packaging for transporting and/or storing radioactive materials, including improved means for attaching a shock-absorbing cover


The invention relates to a packaging for transporting and/or storing radioactive materials, comprising a packaging body extending along a longitudinal direction, and further including at least one shock-absorbing cover mounted on one of both longitudinally opposite ends of the packaging body, the absorbing cover comprising attaching portions (44) on said packaging body, each attaching portion defining a clearing hole (58) through which an element (24) screwed in the packaging body passes. According to the invention, the attaching portion (44) has a deformable area (54) which, in the case of an outer bias on the absorbing cover leading to a contact strain between the screwed element (24) and the clearing hole (58), is designed to plastically deform..
Tn International


07/30/15
20150213883 
new patent

Testing signal development on a bit line in an sram


An embodiment of the invention discloses a method for testing a memory cell in an sram. The number of dummy memory cells on a single dummy word line used to drive the dummy bit lines is selected.
Texas Instruments Incorporated


07/30/15
20150213867 
new patent

Multi-level cell designs for high density low power gshe-stt mram


Systems and methods are directed to multi-level cell (mlc) comprising: two or more programmable elements coupled to a common access transistor, wherein each one of the two or more programmable elements has a corresponding unique set of two or more switching resistances and two or more switching currents characteristics, such that combinations of the two or more programmable elements configured in the respective two or more switching resistance correspond to multi-bit binary states controllable by passing switching currents through the common access transistor. Each one of the two or more programmable elements includes one or more hybrid giant spin hall effect (gshe)-spin transfer torque (stt) magnetoresistive random access memory (mram) cell, with two or more hybrid gshe-stt mram cells coupled in parallel..
Qualcomm Incorporated


07/30/15
20150213829 
new patent

Disk-shaped information recording medium, disk cartridge and information recording and reproducing apparatus


An information recording medium of the present exemplified embodiment is configured by laminating a substrate having a predetermined thickness and a substrate having a predetermined thickness to each other. A film forming region including a recording region, a clamp region and a rib are formed on one surface of the information recording medium.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.


07/30/15
20150213820 
new patent

Magnetic recording head having thermal fly height control element with near zero magnetomotive force


A magnetic recording head with thermal fly height control, wherein the heating element is configured to eliminate magnetic field effects on the writing pole, which would cause otherwise cause non-symmetric writing or pole erasure. Non-symmetric writing is a phenomenon wherein magnetic writing favors one direction over another, thereby causing a timing shift in recorded data.
Hgst Netherlands B.v.


07/30/15
20150213814 
new patent

Partial main pole lamination for pole erasure improvement


The embodiments of the present invention relate to a magnetic write head and a method for forming the magnetic write head. The magnetic write head includes a partially laminated main pole that has a magnetic layer that is recessed from a media facing surface, a nonmagnetic spacer layer disposed on and adjacent to the magnetic layer and a laminated stack disposed on at least a portion of the nonmagnetic layer.
Hgst Netherlands B.v.


07/30/15
20150213807 
new patent

Audio encoding and decoding


An audio encoder comprises a multi-channel receiver which receives an m-channel audio signal where m>2. A down-mix processor down-mixes the m-channel audio signal to a first stereo signal and associated parametric data and a spatial processor modifies the first stereo signal to generate a second stereo signal in response to the associated parametric data and spatial parameter data for a binaural perceptual transfer function, such as a head related transfer function (hrtf).
Koninklijke Philips N.v.


07/30/15
20150213785 
new patent

Map display device and map display system


A map display device includes: a processor that defines a coordinate system on a map including element polygons showing constituent elements of an urban map; a processor that sets coordinates located inside the element polygons as inner coordinates and sets coordinates located outside the element polygons as outer coordinates; a processor that calculates, for each coordinate in the coordinate system, a moving average value; a processor that resets each of the outer coordinates which has the moving average value larger than a predetermined value as the inner coordinate; a processor that sets, as an urban polygon, a polygon along an outer periphery of a region formed of an aggregate of the set and reset inner coordinates; and a processor that enables the urban map to be displayed when a current location is present inside the urban polygon.. .
Denso Corporation


07/30/15
20150213781 
new patent

Image processing circuit and method thereof


An image processing circuit and a method thereof. The image processing circuit includes a light sensor, an image control unit, a gamma curve lut, a backlight control unit and an image processing unit.
Acer Incorporated


07/30/15
20150213777 
new patent

Method for combined transformation of the scale and aspect ratio of a picture


A source image is transformed into a destination image having a target aspect ratio. A reference region in the source image is defined.
Stmicroelectronics (grenoble 2) Sas


07/30/15
20150213759 
new patent

Pixel circuit and display device, and a manufacturing pixel circuit


The display device including a pixel circuit has a first line, a transistor, a light emitting element, and a second line. The transistor is located between the second line and an electrode of the light emitting element.
Sony Corporation


07/30/15
20150213747 
new patent

Oled color tuning by driving mode variation


Techniques, devices, and systems are provided that allow for driving a device such as an oled in various pulsed modes in which a momentary luminance greater than an apparent luminance at which the oled is to be driven is used. The use of one or more pulsed modes allows for the lifetime of the oled to be extended and reduces image sticking.

07/30/15
20150213743 
new patent

System and projecting image


Disclosed are a system and a method of projecting an image. An image projecting device projects an image signal.
Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.


07/30/15
20150213741 
new patent

Detachable vehicle-mounted banner assembly having improved display and mounting features


A detachable vehicle-mounted banner assembly is provided, comprising a banner panel defining two opposing and at least semi-rigid surfaces, the surfaces comprising at least a leading edge; a banner mast comprising a base portion and a flanged portion, the flanged portion comprising an angled leading edge and a trailing slot, the trailing slot being configured to selectively engage at least the leading edge; and a base assembly having a first portion configured for attachment to a vehicle and a second portion configured to attachment relative to the base portion. The base portion is elongate and has a base longitudinal axis about which the banner mast and the banner panel pivot; and the flanged portion of the banner mast extends away from the base portion and has a flange longitudinal axis oriented at an acute angle relative to the base longitudinal axis.
Hardflags, Llc


07/30/15
20150213683 
new patent

Integrating remotely-hosted and locally rendered content on a gaming device


A wager gaming machine may be configured not only to provide wagering games, but also to communicate with one or more hosts that can provide information and/or services pertaining to local wager gaming events, including but not limited to local tournaments, local restaurants, local messages (e.g., messages from other players in the gaming establishment), local social events, local sporting events, local dating opportunities, etc. Other hosts may provide information and/or services pertaining to business or finance (e.g., stock quotes), sports, news, weather, etc.
Igt


07/30/15
20150213657 
new patent

Support server, mobile terminal, and support system


The fuel replenishment amount to a vehicle at each time is collected by a support server 10 through a smartphone 20. Then, information corresponding to calculation results such as the fuel remaining amount based on the information collected by the support server 10 is transmitted to a user through the smartphone 20.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.


07/30/15
20150213642 
new patent

Information processing device and program


There is provided an information processing device including a control unit that controls generation of image information of three-dimensional space based on position information indicating a position of a terminal device and orientation information indicating an orientation of the terminal device, and an obtaining unit that obtains a request for a change related to the generation of the image information. The control unit controls the generation in a manner that first image information of the three-dimensional space corresponding to the position and the orientation is generated, and when obtaining the request, the control unit controls the generation in a manner that second image information of the three-dimensional space corresponding to the position, the orientation, and the change is generated..
Sony Corporation


07/30/15
20150213641 
new patent

Barycentric filtering for measured biderectional scattering distribution function


The disclosure provides a method of determining reflected irradiance for a surface point on a surface whose reflectance properties are represented by a measured bsdf. Additionally, the disclosure provides a renderer and a computer program product.
Nvidia Corporation


07/30/15
20150213637 
new patent

Path side image in map overlay


One or more systems, devices, and/or methods for generating a map including path side data include storing path side data referenced to three-dimensional geographic coordinates. The path side data may be optical data or optical data modified based on one or more panoramic images.
Here Global B.v.


07/30/15
20150213601 
new patent

Method of reconstituting cellular spectra useful for detecting cellular disorders


Embodiments of the present disclosure provides improved methods for determining the presence of abnormalities in exfoliated cells. In one embodiment, the present disclosure provides methods for reconstructing cellular spectrum of a cell sample by creating a spectral map of the cellular sample, generating a binary mask of the spectral map, removing edge artifacts from each cell, and co-adding spectral data of each pixel corresponding to the cell to reconstruct the spectrum of each cell..
Northeastern University


07/30/15
20150213600 
new patent

Angiographic examination for a vascular system in a body region of interest of a patient


The embodiments relate to an angiographic examination method for generating a 2d projection image. The method includes: (1) acquiring a volume dataset, (2) reconstructing a 3d volume from the volume dataset, (3) forward-projecting for generating a virtual vessel projection, (4) deriving a binary vessel mask, (5) acquiring at least one current 2d projection image, (6) combining the binary vessel mask with the at least one current 2d projection image to form a current mask, (7) thresholding the current mask to form a current binary mask, (8) back-projecting the current binary mask into the 3d volume to form a mask volume, (9) threshold value segmenting the mask volume in order to generate a final virtual vessel volume, and (10) subtracting a projection of the vessel volume from the current 2d projection images to generate a selective, overlay-free visualization of the body region of interest by selectable parameters..

07/30/15
20150213572 
new patent

Methods, apparatuses and computer program products for three dimensional segmentation and textured modeling of photogrammetry surface meshes


An apparatus for generating 3d geographical models includes a processor and memory storing executable computer program code causing the apparatus to at least perform operations including removing points of a cloud depicting vertical structures in meshes of triangles detected in an area corresponding to a set of 3d points responsive to identifying triangles on vertical structures. The triangles include vertices corresponding to geocoordinates.
Here Global B.v.


07/30/15
20150213567 
new patent

Valuation of a real property with an integrated transit system


A computerized method and system quantify a value of a green construction project to include a transit system, and modify a real property to integrate the transit system while employing one or more green incentives. The method and system bundle the value of the green construction project for at least one party of interest, and apply the value of the green construction project to one or more financial transactions involving the party of interest..
Eqs, Inc.


07/30/15
20150213552 
new patent

Pricing user-defined financial instruments


Systems and methods for the purpose of pricing, valuing and managing arbitrarily defined financial instrument or a contingent claim. Computer interface to allow a user to provide definitions of an instrument and the input of computer code expressed in a syntax that is compatible with a high-level object-oriented programming language.
Volmaster B.v.


07/30/15
20150213549 
new patent

Method, system, service, and computer program product for verification and delivery of a borrower's assets and deposits information


A technique of assets and deposits verification for making a lending decision is disclosed that does not require requesting manual assets and deposits verification and performing a manual comparison of the results of such verification to financial statements provided by the borrower. The borrower provides authentication information (e.g., login credentials), which a verification service utilizes to obtain the borrower's assets and deposits information from a financial institution.
Pointserv, Inc.


07/30/15
20150213548 
new patent

Comprehensive vehicle auction system


A system for transacting vehicle sales and purchases is presented. The system includes a standard listing section wherein a vehicle is listed for sale; an auction block section wherein a vehicle is auctioned off wherein a system-mandated maximum floor and maximum ceiling prices are set; a lease and lease swap service which provides a marketplace where leased vehicles are listed and transferred and leases assigned and assumed; among other services.
On The Block, L.l.c.


07/30/15
20150213542 
new patent

Quick transaction completion using mobile device


A notification of a selection of a code displayed by a user computing device is received at a transaction processing server. One or more user identifiers associated with the user computing device are determined.
Kachyng, Inc.


07/30/15
20150213477 
new patent

Reward method, program and system


The present invention relates generally to a reward method, program and system of executing a software application on an electronic device, more specifically, to software applications for conducting financial transactions, information registering and reward points permuting transactions via a portable device.. .

07/30/15
20150213472 
new patent

System and establishing an online financial incentive program for fiscally responsible behavior


Implementations are described for establishing an online financial incentive program that involve receiving first account information from a first user identifying financial account(s) authorized for monitoring and target financial account(s) authorized to receive funds from third party funding sources; receiving second account information from a second user identifying a source financial account to serve as one of the third party funding sources, at least one of the monitored accounts, and at least one of the target financial accounts; receiving reward criteria from the second user that defines a financial event associated with the selected monitored account and a corresponding contribution that is applied to the selected target account from the source financial account; tracking financial activity information from the selected monitored account; and directing funds from the source account to the selected target account when the tracked activity information corresponds to the financial event.. .
Fmr Llc


07/30/15
20150213463 
new patent

Systems and methods of generating and using a bitmap index


Systems and methods of generating and using a bitmap index are disclosed. The bitmap index stores bit strings.
Umbel Corporation


07/30/15
20150213453 
new patent

Voice phone-based method and system to authenticate users


Provided is a method and a telephone-based system with voice-verification capabilities that enable a user to safely and securely conduct transactions with his or her online financial transaction program account over the phone in a convenient and user-friendly fashion, without having to depend on an internet connection.. .
Ebay Inc.


07/30/15
20150213452 
new patent

Electronic payment system and method


The invention discloses a payment system and method based on biometric authentication. The payment system comprises a biometric authentication device, a mobile terminal and an authorization payment subsystem.
Golden Vast Macao Commercial Offshore Limited


07/30/15
20150213450 
new patent

Method for detecting potentially fraudulent activity in a remote financial transaction system


There is disclosed a method for detecting potentially fraudulent activity in a remote financial transaction system. The system comprises a client computing device configured for data communication with a financial services server via a data communications network.
Validsoft Uk Limited


07/30/15
20150213447 
new patent

Electronic transaction security system and method


A computerized method for generating a time-limited number for use in a payment card transaction involving a payment card issued by a financial institution. The payment card comprises an original payment card number.
Miri Systems, Llc


07/30/15
20150213443 
new patent

Tokenizing authorizations


Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable storage media for creating sharable tokens that point to financial information stored in a secure online platform and that can be used in financial transactions.. .
Apple Inc.


07/30/15
20150213435 
new patent

Systems and methods for providing transaction tokens for mobile devices


The disclosed embodiments include methods and systems for providing payment token transactions by a mobile device. The mobile device may be operable to obtain a payment token, where the payment token is associated with one or more payment token parameters and the mobile device may be configured to communicate with a financial service provider system over a first network when connectivity to the first network is available to the mobile device.
Capital One Financial Corporation


07/30/15
20150213432 
new patent

Automated pairing of payment products and mobile to mobile devices


A computer receives card transaction data in response to a transaction using a financial services card. The card transaction data identifies at least a location, date, and time associated with the transaction.
Fleetcor Technologies Operating Company, Llc


07/30/15
20150213423 
new patent

Consolidated payment options


A system for making financial transfers between subscribers of a financial transfer service is disclosed. The system may include a receiving subscriber interface (rsi), a sending subscriber interface (ssi), and an agent server (as).
The Western Union Company


07/30/15
20150213421 
new patent

Check cashing automated banking machine


An automated banking machine is operated at least in part to data read from data bearing records. The machine is operative to carry out a financial transfer responsive at least in part to a determination that data read through a card reader of the machine corresponds to a financial account that is authorized to conduct a transaction through operation of the machine.
Diebold Self-service Systems, Division Of Diebold, Incorporated


07/30/15
20150213419 
new patent

Method and system for facilitating micropayments in a financial transaction system


A system for processing accounts includes a database configured to store a plurality of accounts, the accounts including a consumer account associated with a consumer and a plurality of merchant accounts including a transacting merchant account associated with a merchant, wherein at least one account includes an amount of a virtual currency associated with the account. The system further includes a processor configured to process a financial transaction, wherein the transaction includes the consumer and the merchant, is for a specified amount of virtual currency, and processing the transaction includes transferring the specified amount of virtual currency from the consumer account to the transacting merchant account.
Mastercard International Incorporated


07/30/15
20150213390 
new patent

Competitive pricing framework


A framework for determining best in class pricing achievement for negotiated deals and underlying products and services is disclosed. An enterprise, such as a financial institution, may develop a list of industry standard pricing metrics for use when benchmarking or comparing similar products and services.
Bank Of America Corporation


07/30/15
20150213344 
new patent

Image data generating apparatus, an image data generating method, and a printing system


A replacing unit replaces lower bits of tone values expressed in binary numbers of the specific pixels of source image data with additional information needed in a print data creating process in a printing machine. That is, least significant bits of the tone values expressed in binary numbers of specific pixels of the source image data after rip processing are replaced with information to be communicated to the printing machine.
Screen Holdings Co., Ltd.


07/30/15
20150213286 
new patent

Virtual file-based tamper resistant repository


A technique adds virtual file anchoring functionality to a platform by mounting a virtual file system (“system”) to store an anchor file. Binary code to create and run the system is embedded into a trusted application's binary code.
Flexera Software Llc


07/30/15
20150213263 
new patent

Systems and methods for identifying associations between malware samples


Systems and methods are disclosed for identifying associations between binary samples, such as e-mail files and their attachments or a document and an executable program associated with the document. In one implementation, the method includes receiving a plurality of binary samples, and extracting metadata from the plurality of binary samples.
Verisign, Inc.


07/30/15
20150213249 
new patent

Screen unlocking method and system based on mobile terminal, and storage medium for the same


The method for unlocking a screen comprises the following steps: dividing a screen of a mobile terminal into m regions in advance; presetting a touch combination of n regions among the m regions of the screen as a screen unlocking combination regions, and storing the screen unlocking combination regions; receiving a user operation instruction, selecting and touching n regions combination of the mobile terminal screen as a user unlocking regions; comparing the user unlocking regions with the presetting screen unlocking combination regions to determine whether the user unlocking regions and the presetting screen unlocking combination regions are consistent, and if consistent, controlling the screen to unlock.. .
Huizhou Tcl Mobile Communication Co. Ltd.


07/30/15
20150213191 
new patent

Neural interface activity simulator


Systems and methods to simulate activity that would be recorded using an interface to nerve fibers are provided. Signals, such as motor intent signals, can be converted to neural recordings, such as neural recordings by longitudinal intrafascicular electrodes (lifes).
The Florida International University Board Of Trustees ,a Corporation


07/30/15
20150213187 
new patent

System for introspection and annotation of electronic design data


A system for introspection and annotation of electronic design data includes a tracked probe that interacts with an electronic circuit, a tracking system, schematics, design files, or models for the circuit, electronic design system software, and a user interface. The probe has a sensor that tracks the position of the probe within the circuit.
Massachusetts Institute Of Technology


07/30/15
20150213100 
new patent

Data synchronization method and system


Embodiments of the present invention disclose a data synchronization method and system. Update data from external is written to a first data storage system in a write operation by a first writing module.
Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited




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