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Date/App# patent app List of recent Metadata-related patents
06/16/16
20160173811 
 Method and  transmitting and receiving ultra-high definition broadcasting signal for high dynamic range representation in digital broadcasting system patent thumbnailMethod and transmitting and receiving ultra-high definition broadcasting signal for high dynamic range representation in digital broadcasting system
The present invention relates to a method and an apparatus for transmitting and receiving an ultra-high definition broadcasting signal for high dynamic range representation in a digital broadcasting system. An apparatus for receiving an ultra-high definition broadcasting signal according to an embodiment of the present invention comprises: a receiving unit for receiving the ultra-high definition broadcasting signal including ultra-high definition broadcasting contents and high dynamic range metadata, the high dynamic range metadata indicating brightness information represented in the ultra-high definition broadcasting contents and information on a method for converting the ultra-high definition broadcast contents to be adapted to a display environment of the receiving apparatus; a decoder for decoding the received ultra-high definition broadcasting contents; and a reproduction unit for reproducing the decoded ultra-high definition broadcasting contents..
Lg Electronics Inc.


06/16/16
20160173590 
 Method for building up a content management system patent thumbnailMethod for building up a content management system
The invention relates to a content management system and a method therein. The content management system comprises at least a first vault in a server and a migration tool.
M-files Oy


06/16/16
20160173566 
 Method and a device thereof for monitoring the file uploading via an instrument patent thumbnailMethod and a device thereof for monitoring the file uploading via an instrument
The invention discloses a method and a device thereof for monitoring the file uploading via an instrument; the method comprises: selecting a file; acquiring file information, setting the maximum value of a panel and displaying the metadata of the file; judging whether the file size is smaller than a first preset value, if so, uploading the file to a server, updating the instrument progress; otherwise, judging whether the file size is larger than the first preset value and smaller than a second preset value, if so, compressing and uploading the file, updating the instrument progress; otherwise, segmenting the file for the multithreaded uploading, updating the instrument progress of various file segments, thus completing file uploading. The invention has the following beneficial effects: the file information is displayed in a user-friendly way, the interaction interface is excellent enough and experience of the user is enhanced..
Xinyu Xingbang Information Industry Co., Ltd


06/16/16
20160173513 
 Apparatuses and methods for security in broadcast serial buses patent thumbnailApparatuses and methods for security in broadcast serial buses
Apparatuses and methods are disclosed for monitoring broadcast serial communication buses, analyzing communications on those buses, and providing information relative to the monitoring and analysis. A can bus is used as an example to provide details of analysis of a broadcast serial bus.
Battelle Energy Alliance, Llc.


06/16/16
20160173373 
 Network service header metadata for load balancing patent thumbnailNetwork service header metadata for load balancing
A method for load balancing based on metadata in a network service header. The method includes receiving a packet or frame of a traffic flow, wherein the packet or frame has a payload and the network service header including metadata and service path information for the traffic flow identifying the service path, and the metadata comprises classification information of the packet or frame, extracting, by a service header processor of the load balancer, the classification information of the metadata from the packet or frame, and applying, by a load balancing function of the load balancer, a load balancing policy on the packet or frame based on the classification information of the metadata..
Cisco Technology, Inc.


06/16/16
20160172002 
 Multi-stage production pipeline system patent thumbnailMulti-stage production pipeline system
Multi-stage production pipeline system that may be utilized in conjunction with a motion picture project management system. The multi-stage production pipeline system includes a computer and a database.
Legend3d, Inc.


06/16/16
20160171744 
 Methods for object recognition and related arrangements patent thumbnailMethods for object recognition and related arrangements
Methods and arrangements involving portable user devices such smartphones and wearable electronic devices are disclosed, as well as other devices and sensors distributed within an ambient environment. Some arrangements enable a user to perform an object recognition process in a computationally- and time-efficient manner.
Digimarc Corporation


06/16/16
20160171581 
 Apparatus and  locating products in a retail store using a mobile device patent thumbnailApparatus and locating products in a retail store using a mobile device
A mobile device is configured to use metadata describing attributes of a packaged product to help the customer or sales associate locate the packaged product stored in inventory. The metadata may, for example, describe the size of the package, color of the package, product number, or placement of text and/or graphics on the package.
Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions Holdings Corporation


06/16/16
20160171050 
 Distributed analytical search utilizing semantic analysis of natural language patent thumbnailDistributed analytical search utilizing semantic analysis of natural language
A distributed analytical search for data irrespective of location, content or format for querying multiple data sources by users who have no foreknowledge of the location or content of the data or metadata. Distributed analytical search (das) allows a user to pose natural language questions to multiple data stores of both structured and unstructured data of any size simultaneously without the user needing to know anything about the metadata of the source or sources and without any specialized knowledge of sql or other computing technologies.

06/16/16
20160171037 
 Model change boundary on time series data patent thumbnailModel change boundary on time series data
Provided is a method and system for detecting changes in models applied to analyze time series data. A method includes receiving at a processor a data stream transmitted from a sensor configured to measure an operating parameter of a component being monitored, wherein the data stream comprises at least time series data.
Ge Intelligent Platforms, Inc.


06/16/16
20160171029 

Utilizing metadata to represent data


A system and method for efficiently storing data in a storage system. A data storage subsystem includes multiple data storage locations on multiple storage devices in addition to at least one mapping table.
Pure Storage, Inc.


06/16/16
20160171025 

Method and object storage


A method and an apparatus for object storage are disclosed. The method includes, in response to an update to metadata of an object in an object storage region to produce updated metadata of the object, recording a metadata object associated with the object in a metadata change storage region separated from the object storage region.
International Business Machines Corporation


06/16/16
20160171016 

Image search with historical user activity metadata


Provided are techniques for image search with historical user activity metadata. Activity of a user is continuously captured to generate historical user activity metadata.
International Business Machines Corporation


06/16/16
20160171013 

Image search with historical user activity metadata


Provided are techniques for image search with historical user activity metadata. Activity of a user is continuously captured to generate historical user activity metadata.
International Business Machines Corporation


06/16/16
20160171009 

Method and data deduplication


A current file is obtained in the data. It is determined whether a similar historical file exists based on a sampled data block from at least one predetermined location in the current file.
International Business Machines Corporation


06/16/16
20160170988 

System and generating homogeneous metadata from pre-existing metadata


A method according to one embodiment includes determining the presence of pre-existing metadata associated with at least one local media content file. The method of this embodiment may also include determining at least one data field contained within the pre-existing metadata and generating a homogeneous metadata file for the at least one local media content file by mapping data contained within the at least one data field of the pre-existing metadata into at least one defined data field of the homogeneous metadata file..
Intel Corporation


06/16/16
20160170963 

Automated validation of the appearance of graphical user interfaces


According to embodiments of the present invention, a first metadata defining how a user interface associated with an application under test should appear is generated using one or more computer processors. An image of the user interface associated with the application under test that is invoked during a test run is captured using one or more one or more computer processors.
International Business Machines Corporation


06/16/16
20160170952 

Method of improving nlp processing of real-world forms via element-level template correlation


A method, system and computer-usable medium are disclosed for identifying unchecked criteria within a form. Natural language processing (nlp) is applied to unstructured data within a target form to identify elements of a form structure.
International Business Machines Corporation


06/16/16
20160170907 

Resilient device authentication system with metadata binding


A resilient device authentication system for use with one or more managed devices each including a physical unclonable function (puf), comprises: one or more verification authorities (va) each including a processor and a memory loaded with a complete verification set (cvs) that includes hardware part-specific data associated with the managed devices' pufs and metadata, the processor configured to create a limited verification set (lvs) through one-way algorithmic transformation of hardware part-specific data together with metadata from the loaded cvs so as to create a lvs representing both metadata and hardware part-specific data adequate to redundantly verify all of the hardware parts associated with the lvs; and one or more provisioning entities (pe) each connectable to a va and including a processor and a memory loaded with a lvs, and configured to select a subset of the lvs so as to create an application limited verification set (alvs). The system may also comprise one or more device management systems each connectable to a pe and to managed devices and including a memory configured to store an alvs.
Sypris Electronics, Llc


06/16/16
20160170852 

Efficient handing of semi-asynchronous raid write failures


For efficient handing of semi-asynchronous raid write failures using a processor device in a computing environment, a write operation is committed on a primary copy of data on a primary entity while sending the data to a secondary entity while awaiting an acknowledgment by the secondary entity. The acknowledgment indicates to the primary entity that metadata for the write operation has arrived at the secondary entity without necessarily indicating the data has arrived at the secondary entity..
International Business Machines Corporation


06/16/16
20160170844 

Live restore for a data intelligent storage system


A single system merges primary data storage, data protection, and intelligence. Intelligence is provided through in-line data analytics, and data intelligence and analytics are gathered on protected data and prior analytics, and stored in discovery points, all without impacting performance of primary storage.
Datagravity, Inc.


06/16/16
20160170586 

Cellular user interface


Configurations for a cellular user interface are provided. In one embodiment, a client configuration includes a viewer and a content development kit.
Open Text S.a.


06/16/16
20160170573 

Online wizard for facilitating methodology implementation


Embodiments of a method for creating a methodology implementation that supplements a business application are described. In one embodiment, a comprehensive customer engagement methodology is maintained on a server and defines processes and disciplines related to the business application.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


06/16/16
20160166937 

System and processing information


Various aspects of a system and method to process information related to one or more players are disclosed herein. In accordance with an embodiment, the method includes receipt of device metadata and player information from one or more electronic devices in a communication network.
Sony Corporation


06/09/16
20160165315 

Display apparatus, displaying channel list performed by the same, server, and control method performed by the server


A display apparatus is provided. The display apparatus includes a display, a communication unit for communicating with a server, and a processor for, if viewer rating metadata calculated based on viewing information of broadcasting content and web content is received from the server, displaying a channel list included in the viewing rating metadata through the display.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


06/09/16
20160165310 

Media content selection by season number


A media content processing system includes an input device interface configured to receive a user input representing a season selection and a media content receiver configured to receive signals representing season metadata associated with at least one media content instance. A processing device is programmed to extract the season metadata from the signal, compare the season metadata to the user input representing the season selection, and record the at least one media content instance based on the season selection and the season metadata..
Echostar Technologies L.l.c.


06/09/16
20160165299 

Apparatus and facilitating channel control on a paired device


A method and a system for facilitating channel control on a paired device are provided. The method includes extracting channel metadata information of each broadcast channel displayed on a display device, if an amount of display time of each broadcast channel exceeds a predetermined value.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


06/09/16
20160165289 

Generating recommendations based on processing content item metadata tags


A device, method, and computer-readable media for managing interrupt times for content items based on metadata encapsulating user behavior. A user controls the playback of content items such as audio or videos.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


06/09/16
20160165288 

Systems and methods for using video metadata to associate advertisements therewith


A system for using metadata from a video signal to associate advertisements therewith, comprising (i) a segmentation system to divide the video signal into video clips, (ii) a digitizing system for digitizing the video clips, (iii) a feature extraction system for extracting audio and video features from each video clip, associating each audio feature with respective video clips, associating each video feature with respective video clips, and saving the audio and video features into an associated metadata file, (iv) a web interface to the feature extraction system for receiving the video clips, and (v) a database, wherein video signals and associated metadata files are stored and indexed, wherein the associated metadata file is provided when a video player requests the corresponding video signal, enabling selection of a relevant advertisement for presentment in conjunction with respective video clips based on the associated audio and video features of the respective video clip.. .
Tivo Inc.


06/09/16
20160165286 

Method, apparatus and system for distribution of auxiliary advertisements


A method, apparatus and system are provided for distributing auxiliary advertisements which include receiving profile information, searching a database for auxiliary advertisements associated with the received profile information and communicating auxiliary advertisements associated with the received profile information to a display device for presentation on at least a portion of a screen of the display device. In one instance, a primary display device presents primary advertisements and a secondary screen device presents associated, targeted auxiliary advertisement(s) at a time concurrent with or relative to the presentation of the primary advertisement; an auxiliary advertisement to be presented to an identified viewer/audience being selected by matching metadata associated with the auxiliary advertisement to known characteristics of the identified viewer/audience..

06/09/16
20160165203 

Method and system for delivery of content over communication networks


Computer-implemented systems and methods for determining second content which was not selected by the user but which is related to first content which was selected by the user. For example, a system and method can be configured to receive, using one or more processors, first and second content where the first and second content are rich media (e.g., content containing audio or video elements).
Ipar, Llc


06/09/16
20160165196 

Systems and methods for an immersion theater environment with dynamic screens


Provided herein are systems and methods to configure an immersive theater environment by moving one or more screens. A movie screen can be provided with one or more actuators coupled to the movie screen, wherein the one or more actuators are configured to move the movie screen in a plurality of directions including, for example, up, down, left, right, back, forward, pitch, roll, and yaw.
Barco, Inc.


06/09/16
20160165187 

Systems and methods for automated visual surveillance


Embodiments relate to systems, devices, and computer-implemented methods for performing automated visual surveillance by obtaining video camera coordinates determined using video data, video camera metadata, and/or digital elevation models, obtaining a surveillance rule associated with rule coordinates, identifying a video camera that is associated with video camera coordinates that include at least part of the rule coordinates, and transmitting the surveillance rule to a computing device associated with the video camera. The rule coordinates can be automatically determined based on received coordinates of an object.
Avigilon Fortress Corporation


06/09/16
20160164966 

Peer-to-peer communication of non-common data


A first peer device receives distinct first and second metadata. The first metadata includes a common identifier having a one-to-one relationship with a common data piece of a data entity.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


06/09/16
20160164953 

Runtime generation of application programming interfaces for remote procedure call services


An application specific interface (api) for a service that is accessible by remote procedure calls is generated at run-time from an interface language definitions file. In operation, a client application requests a connection to a server and then a runtime api generator connects to the server and downloads an interface definition language (idl) file that defines services provided by the server.
Vmware, Inc.


06/09/16
20160164947 

Techniques for metadata-driven dynamic content serving


Techniques for metadata-driven dynamic content serving. Metadata content is stored as a source instance.
Salesforce.com, Inc.


06/09/16
20160164940 

Performing an action on a social networking system based on a content identifier embedded in provided content


A content source provides metadata associated with content, such as an audio signal or video data, to a social networking system. The metadata identifies characteristics of the content or specifies an action for the social networking system to perform.
Facebook, Inc.


06/09/16
20160164846 

Method of digital images management and a digital images management system


A method of digital image management is described for a mobile device having both a camera capable of taking digital images and an ability to communicate with the internet. There is an internet schema resident on the internet and a mobile device schema resident in the mobile device.
Verified Network Inc.


06/09/16
20160164826 

Policy implementation at a network element based on data from an authoritative source


In an embodiment, at a network element in a network, a domain name query is intercepted from a client. metadata associated with a network application or service that is the object of the domain name query is obtained from a domain name system server.
Cisco Technology, Inc.


06/09/16
20160164825 

Policy implementation based on data from a domain name system authoritative source


Methods and systems for implementing network traffic policies. A domain name system (dns) infrastructure is accessed to obtain metadata associated with a destination address of a traffic flow; the traffic flow is classified by the destination address and the metadata; and a policy is applied to the traffic flow, wherein the policy is determined on the basis of the classification of the traffic flow..
Cisco Technology, Inc.


06/09/16
20160164743 

Technical component provisioning using metadata structural hierarchy


Determining placement options for technical components of a specified service is a difficult technical challenge. A metadata architecture addresses, in part, the technical challenge by defining a complex metadata collection and attachment mechanism.
Accenture Global Services Limited


06/09/16
20160163356 

Hdr metadata transport


A video distribution system transfers a formatted video signal (20) having elementary streams representing audiovisual content to be rendered in a selected combination and stream information indicative of selectable elementary streams. The formatted video signal represents extended video having an extended range (hdr) of brightness and/or color.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.


06/09/16
20160163354 

Programme control


A system for controlling the presentation of audio-video programmes has an input for receiving audio-video programmes. A data comparison unit is arranged to produce at intervals throughout the programme a value for each of f features of the audio-video and then to derive from the features a metadata value, the metadata value having m dimensions, the number of dimensions being smaller than the number of features.
British Broadcasting Corporation


06/09/16
20160163321 

Processing of time-varying metadata for lossless resampling


Embodiments are directed to a method of representing spatial rendering metadata for processing in an object-based audio system that allows for lossless interpolation and/or re-sampling of the metadata. The method comprises time stamping the metadata to create metadata instances, and encoding an interpolation duration to with each metadata instance that specifies the time to reach a desired rendering state for the respective metadata instance.
Dolby Laboratories Licesing Corporation


06/09/16
20160163318 

Metadata extraction of non-transcribed video and audio streams


A system and computer based method for transcribing and extracting metadata from a source media. A processor-based server extracts audio and video stream from the source media.
Datascription Llc


06/09/16
20160163228 

Systems and methods for extracting keywords in language learning


Disclosed are systems, methods, and products for language learning that may extract text from various resources having text, using various natural-language processing features, which can be combined with custom-designed learning activities to offer a needs-based, adaptive learning methodology. The system may receive a resource, extract keywords pedagogically valuable to non-native language learning and academic exercises.
Voxy, Inc.


06/09/16
20160162975 

Systems and methods of providing recommendations by generating transition probability data with directed consumption


Systems and methods of directed item consumption recommendations are disclosed which include generating, with a server, empirical transition matrix data that includes row data for a first item and column data for a second item, and an entry in the empirical transition matrix data for a number of users that acquire the second item after the first item, generating, with the server, metadata transition matrix data by partitioning items for each item metadata type, setting a uniform transition probability for all items in the partition, and summing the uniform transition probabilities across all metadata types, generating, with the server, transition probability matrix data by multiplying the metadata transition matrix data with a weight parameter, adding the result to the empirical transition matrix data, and normalizing each row, and providing item recommendations to a user computing device communicatively coupled to the server according to the generated transition probability matrix data.. .
Google Inc.


06/09/16
20160162930 

Associating social comments with individual assets used in a campaign


Associating social comments with individual assets used in a campaign is described. In one or more embodiments, a campaign that includes one or more assets (e.g., images or videos of products) is published to one or more social networks.
Adobe Systems Incorporated


06/09/16
20160162704 

Method and generating privacy profiles


A privacy processing system may use privacy rules to filter sensitive personal information from web session data. The privacy processing system may generate privacy profiles or privacy metadata that identifies how often the privacy rules are called, how often the privacy rules successfully complete actions, and the processing time required to execute the privacy rules.
International Business Machines Corporation


06/09/16
20160162591 

Web content tagging and filtering


Techniques for tagging and filtering of web content accessed via a web platform are described herein. Content items added to quick links data are automatically tagged with contextual metadata tags indicative of filterable properties of browsing activity.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


06/09/16
20160162557 

System to convert semantic layer metadata to support database conversion


In a system to convert semantic layer metadata to support a database conversion, semantic layer information is read from a semantic layer file defined for an input database. The read semantic layer information is converted to converted semantic layer information using a metadata integration bridge.
Sas Institute Inc.


06/09/16
20160162546 

Query routing method, query routing server performing the same and storage medium storing the same


Provided is a method, server, and storage medium for query routing. A query may be processed on a query routing server using a same distributed file system and connectable with a plurality of query performance engines sharing metadata.
Lg Cns Co., Ltd.


06/09/16
20160162534 

Data environment change notification


A method of and system for monitoring and providing notification of changes to a data environment. Parameters of interest for monitoring changes made to a metadata data store are stored.
Bank Of America Corporation


06/09/16
20160162533 

Data environment change notification


A method of and system for monitoring and providing notification of changes to a data environment. Parameters of interest for monitoring changes made to a metadata data store are stored.
Bank Of America Corporation


06/09/16
20160162522 

Systems and methods for detecting data leakage in an enterprise


Systems and methods for detecting data leakage in an enterprise are described. In one implementation, the method comprises receiving files metadata from at least one device associated with the enterprise.
Wipro Limited


06/09/16
20160162496 

Computer implemented investigative data analytics


An analytical database server and a method for enabling investigative data analytics have been disclosed. The database server comprises a data loader that receives data from a plurality of data sources, and loads the received source data tables onto a hadoop distributed file system (hdfs).
Xurmo Technologies Pvt. Ltd.


06/09/16
20160162443 

Method, a system and a computer program for generating viewable presentations


The invention relates to a method for generating a presentation from a metadata only, or from a metadata and a document file. A content management system stores electronic data as electronic objects, wherein an electronic object is associated with metadata having one or more properties and corresponding values.
M-files Oy


06/09/16
20160162442 

Cloud based storing, organizing and managing portable digital format documents


A cloud based computer implemented system for managing a plurality of portable digital format documents, comprising; memory that stores computer-executable instructions; a processor, communicatively coupled to the memory that facilitates execution of the computer-executable instructions to at least: transmit a portable digital format document, from a sender, to be digitally signed by a user; open a portable digital format document stored in the system of the user or the sender; wherein the user digitally signs the portable digital format document and the portable digital format document is stored in the cloud based environment of the user and the sender; manage the storage of the signed portable digital format document; determine whether the portable digital format document has been digitally signed and alerting the user and the sender if it has not; and record the metadata associated with the portable digital format document.. .

06/09/16
20160162374 

Secondary storage editor


Systems and methods for storage pruning can enable users to delete, edit, or copy backed up data that matches a pattern. Storage pruning can enable fine-grain deletion or copying of these files from backups stored in secondary storage devices.
Commvault Systems, Inc.


06/09/16
20160162368 

Remote storage


Remote storage of consumer data is achieved by processing consumer data for deduplication at a client computing system that includes creating metadata comprising information relating to a consumer directory tree structure of the consumer data, and transferring the deduplicated data and metadata for remote storage. .
Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.


06/09/16
20160162364 

Secondary storage pruning


Systems and methods for storage pruning can enable users to delete, edit, or copy backed up data that matches a pattern. Storage pruning can enable fine-grain deletion or copying of these files from backups stored in secondary storage devices.
Commvault Systems, Inc.


06/09/16
20160162283 

Dependency manager for databases


The present disclosure relates to in-memory databases or search engines using a dependency manager or configuration manager for maintaining configuration in the database system. The system may include a supervisor that may request and receive data from dependency manager, where the supervisor may be linked to other components in the system.
Qbase, Llc


06/09/16
20160162024 

Visually enhanced tactile feedback


In an approach for visually enhancing tactile metadata, a computer receives an image on a first computing device. The computer selects an object from one or more objects depicted within the received image.
International Business Machines Corporation


06/09/16
20160162023 

Visually enhanced tactile feedback


In an approach for visually enhancing tactile metadata, a computer receives an image on a first computing device. The computer selects an object from one or more objects depicted within the received image.
International Business Machines Corporation


06/09/16
20160158649 

Electronic controlling electronic apparatus thereof


An electronic apparatus and a controlling method thereof are provided. The controlling method of the electronic apparatus includes displaying a ui related to a sports content and in response to a game execution command being input through the ui, executing a game application corresponding to the sports content using metadata regarding the sports content.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


06/02/16
20160156980 

User commentary systems and methods


In one embodiment, a method includes receiving program content and data describing program content from a content source, and automatically identifying, based on user preferences of a first user, one or more relevant products or services displayed in the program content. Product-related metadata associated with the program content is identified.
Ebay Inc.


06/02/16
20160156976 

Map your movie


A method of displaying an interactive geographical representation associated with a video content item is described. The method includes: playing the video content item, wherein the video content item includes at least one scene; requesting relevant metadata associated with the at least one video scene, the relevant metadata including a geographical representation and geolocation metadata associated with the at least video scene; receiving the relevant metadata; and displaying an interactive geographical representation along with at least one visual indication, wherein the at least one visual indication is associated with the at least one video scene and positioned at a location indicated by the geolocation metadata.
Cisco Technology, Inc.


06/02/16
20160156972 

Systems and methods for identifying users who watched a television advertisement


An audience measurement service may monitor broadcasts in a region, ingesting closed captioning data, metadata, displayed text or logos, performing facial recognition on people, and/or generating audio/video fingerprints of broadcast content to create a database of content and associated keywords, along with times at which the content was broadcast. The audience measurement service may receive user search queries from a search provider and detect “spiking” queries.
Google Inc.


06/02/16
20160156965 

Method and transmitting and receiving ultra high-definition broadcasting signal for expressing high-quality color in digital broadcasting system


The present invention relates to a method and an apparatus for transmitting and receiving an ultra high-definition broadcasting signal for expressing high-quality color in a digital broadcasting system. An apparatus for receiving an ultra high-definition broadcasting signal according to one embodiment of the present invention comprises: a receiving unit for receiving an ultra high-definition broadcasting signal which includes ultra high-definition broadcasting contents and display information metadata representing display environment information suitable for the ultra high-definition broadcasting contents; a decoder for decoding the received ultra high-definition broadcasting contents and the display information metadata; a controlling unit for adjusting the display environment of the receiving apparatus to a display environment suitable for the ultra high-definition broadcasting contents using the display information metadata; and a reproducing unit for reproducing the ultra high-definition broadcasting contents..
Lg Electronics Inc.


06/02/16
20160156955 

Metadata brokering server and methods


Exemplary embodiments of the present invention provide methods and systems for supplying rich multimedia metadata usable to generate, e.g., sophisticated entertainment user interfaces in the home. These methods and systems can be implemented as a server-based software application that feeds multiple, diverse clients.
Hillcrest Laboratories, Inc.


06/02/16
20160156947 

Transport stream multiplexers and methods for providing packets on a transport stream


Examples described include transport stream multiplexers that may not need to search for an appropriate source to use to generate a transport stream packet. Instead, the source to use may be indicated by a position (e.g.
Magnum Semiconductor, Inc.


06/02/16
20160156943 

Information processing device and method


The present disclosure relates to an information processing device and method for adaptively supplying data of partial images. The information processing device includes: a partial image information generation unit configured to generate partial image information which is information regarding each partial image which is a part of an entire image; and a metadata generation unit configured to generate metadata to be used for supply of a bit stream of the entire image and supply of a bit stream of the partial image using the partial image information generated by the partial image information generation unit.
Sony Corporation


06/02/16
20160156547 

Mode sensitive encryption


Mechanisms are provided to implement framework level mode specific file access operations. In a mode such as a work or enterprise mode, read and write accesses are directed to one or more secured locations.
Dell Products L.p.


06/02/16
20160156531 

Methods and apparatus to collect call packets in a communications network


Methods and apparatus to collect call packets in a communications network are disclosed. An example method includes extracting data from packets captured at nodes in a communication network; storing the extracted data in a database in association with the voice data corresponding to the captured packets; searching, in response to a query including information, the extracted data in the database to identify records matching the information; identifying a second record in the database as belonging to a same unique voice call as the first record in the database based on determining that first metadata of the first record matches second metadata of the second record; and returning a first packet corresponding to the first record, a second packet corresponding to the second record, and a third packet comprising voice data corresponding to the same unique voice call in response to the query..
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.


06/02/16
20160155478 

Systems and methods for video/multimedia rendering, composition, and user-interactivity


An interactive video/multimedia application (ivm application) may specify one or more media assets for playback. The ivm application may define the rendering, composition, and interactivity of one or more the assets, such as video.
Intel Corporation


06/02/16
20160155067 

Mapping documents to associated outcome based on sequential evolution of their contents


A method and system is described for modeling the content evolution of an accessed document and predicting an associated outcome for said document. The system accesses a document but can further receive additional tags, metadata, or related information that characterizes the nature of such text collection.

06/02/16
20160154896 

Processing a data flow graph of a hybrid flow


Processing a data flow graph of a hybrid flow can include a data structure to store metadata for each of a plurality of nodes of a data flow graph of a hybrid flow, processing the data flow graph of the hybrid flow, and defining metadata in the data structure for a particular node affected during processing of the data flow graph of the hybrid flow.. .
Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.


06/02/16
20160154892 

Method of improving nlp processing of real-world forms via element-level template correlation


A method, system and computer-usable medium are disclosed for identifying unchecked criteria within a form. Natural language processing (nlp) is applied to unstructured data within a target form to identify elements of a form structure.
International Business Machines Corporation


06/02/16
20160154813 

Methods and systems for managing data


Systems and methods for managing data, such as metadata or indexes for index databases. In one exemplary method, different processing priorities are assigned to different indexing tasks based upon the origin of the task.
Apple Inc.


06/02/16
20160154812 

Hybrid database management system


A hybrid database management system (dbms) includes a data loading unit for loading data in a disk to a memory, and a random data loading unit for processing several data inquiry requests made by a user by using metadata information included in the hybrid dbms, while data is being loaded from a disk to a memory. Even while data is sequentially being loaded by the data loading unit, data that has not been loaded yet to the data loading unit may be immediately used via a random data loading unit..
Altibase Corp.


06/02/16
20160154804 

Presenting search result information


A method of presenting computer-generated search result information can include receiving a search request from a client computer; identifying a plurality of search results responsive to the search request; ranking the plurality of search results using content in one or more web notebooks; and providing the ranked plurality of search results for presentation in the client computer. Using the content can include determining whether at least one of a title, a heading, clipped content, metadata or a user-annotation in at least one web notebook relates to the search request and, if so, increasing a ranking of at least one search result referenced by the at least one web notebook..
Google Inc.


06/02/16
20160154794 

Storing a file in a cloud storage solution using multiple process threads


Systems and methods of the present invention provide for a user uploading a file and a customized metadata about the file to a file storage system. This information may be forwarded to an application, possibly an api, which may divide the file into a plurality of file chunks if the file is greater than a predetermined file size.
Go Daddy Operating Company, Llc


06/02/16
20160154755 

Memory switching protocol when switching optically-connected memory


Data is collected by an active node from passive nodes. A source node extracts the data format, and a remote memory blade identification (id), a remote memory blade address, and ranges of the rmma space, and composes and sends metadata to receiving nodes and receiving racks..
International Business Machines Corporation


06/02/16
20160154729 

User interface display testing system


A test interface generator accesses metadata defining a user interface display. The test interface generator generates a strongly typed application programming interface for the user interface display, during compile time.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


06/02/16
20160154706 

Flash copy for disaster recovery (dr) testing


In one embodiment, a system includes a processor and logic configured to create a backup copy of data stored to one or more production clusters and store the backup copy to one or more disaster recovery (dr) clusters. Moreover, the logic is configured to establish a time-zero in the dr family and create a snapshot of each backup copy stored to the one or more dr clusters.
International Business Machines Corporation


06/02/16
20160154704 

Backup system and backup method thereof


A backup system and a backup method thereof are provided. The backup system includes an operational storage, a backup storage, a service client, a metadata server and a backup client.
Institute For Information Industry


06/02/16
20160154629 

Application builder based on metadata


A framework for building applications is described herein. In accordance with one aspect, app metadata of an app may be specified by a user.

06/02/16
20160154594 

Method for managing address map for fast open operation and memory system


Provided is a method for managing an address map for fast open in a memory system. Mapping blocks including metadata storing mapping information for constructing an address mapping table are differentially handled.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


06/02/16
20160154593 

Memory system and a data managing method thereof


A memory system is provided. The memory system includes a memory controller and a first memory block.
Macronix International Co., Ltd.


06/02/16
20160154142 

Acoustic sensor metadata dubbing channel


A system for recording metadata is disclosed. The system includes an acoustic vibration sensing system.
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.


05/26/16
20160150333 

Sound library and method


At least one exemplary embodiment is directed to an electronic device configured to collect acoustic information or a method including the steps of collecting acoustic data by a microphone communicatively coupled to a mobile device, analyzing the acoustic data for a sound signature, tagging the sound signature with metadata, sending the sound signature with metadata to an acoustic database, associating sounds within the acoustic data with information, presenting the information on a map on the mobile device, and accessing at least audio from the acoustic database when a cursor is placed over a specific location on the map corresponding to captured ambient sounds from a geographic location and wherein acoustic information can be retrieved corresponding to the geographic location and for different selected periods of time.. .
Personics Holdings, Llc


05/26/16
20160150297 

Enhanced metadata and content delivery using watermarks


Methods, systems and devices enable enhanced delivery of metadata, as well as auxiliary programs and services associated with a primary content. In one method, a primary content with pre-existing watermarks is received at a content distributor device.
Verance Corporation


05/26/16
20160150294 

Video content metadata for enhanced video experiences


In embodiments of video content metadata for enhanced video experiences, metadata can be added to video content of a video prior to distribution of the video content to client devices, where the metadata is added along a video timeline coinciding with events that occur in the video when subsequently displayed for viewing. A client device can receive the video content from a distribution service and a video software component detects the metadata in the video content as the video content is being received for playback by the client device.
Adobe Systems Incorporated


05/26/16
20160150284 

Dynamic channel selection for live and previously broadcast content


A video content display device can have the functionality to dynamically switch between live broadcast content and previously broadcast content. metadata and tags can be used to identify and select broadcast content.
Squaredon Co Ltd


05/26/16
20160150272 

Methods and centralized content and data delivery


Methods and apparatus for centralized content, media and data delivery and access within a premises such as, e.g., a residence. In one embodiment, the apparatus comprises a remotely manageable premises device that acts as a centralized client networking platform, providing gateway services such as network management as well as traditional content and high-speed data delivery functions.
Time Warner Cable Enterprises Llc


05/26/16
20160150270 

Storing method and processing device thereof


A storing method comprises sequentially storing at least one first media content into at least one first fragment of a storage device, and storing corresponding at least one first media metadata into a first media metadata writing storage window; and when the storage device reaches a storage limit and at least one second media content and corresponding at least one second media metadata are intended continuously to be stored into the storage device, converting the first media metadata writing storage window into a second media metadata reserving storage window to reserve the at least one first media metadata, and sequentially overwriting at least one second fragment of the storage device with the at least one second media content and storing the corresponding at least one second media metadata into a second media metadata writing storage window.. .
Novatek Microelectronics Corp.


05/26/16
20160150258 

Geographically independent determination of segment boundaries within a video stream


A method for creating an announcement stream for a geographic region is provided. The method receives, at a designated computer system, characterizing metadata for a first audio/video stream; analyzes a second audio/video stream to obtain characterizing metadata for the second video stream; compares, with the computer system, the characterizing metadata for the first video stream to the characterizing metadata for the second video stream to generate offset data; and calculates timing information corresponding to segment boundaries for the second video stream using the offset data..
Echostar Technologies L.l.c.


05/26/16
20160150257 

Systems and methods for creating and broadcasting a channel to one or more device


Disclosed is a system to present channels at a channel store accessible by devices in accordance with various embodiments. In an aspect, the system can comprise a transcoding component that converts the information corresponding to the set of channels from a system format and a system specification to converted information comprising a first format and a first specification of a first device and a second format and a second specification of a second device; a transmission component that transmits at least the converted information via a broadcast signal or a video data stream to an application comprising a channel store, wherein the channel store is accessible by the first device and the second device; a presentation component that presents a set of channel cards and channel metadata via a user interface of the channel store, wherein the set of channel cards represent corresponding ones of the set of channels..
Squaredon Co Ltd


05/26/16
20160150196 

Movement and distance triggered image recording system


A method and apparatus can include: providing a threshold; receiving a signal with a camera module, the signal from a tag; determining a location of the tag relative to the camera module based on receiving the signal from the tag, and determining the location includes determining a distance between the tag and the camera module; capturing an image based on the threshold being crossed and the tag being within a frame of the camera module; and recording metadata for the image.. .

05/26/16
20160150187 

A generating an immersive video of a plurality of persons


A method for generating an immersive video of a plurality of persons in a computer server, the method comprising:—receiving a plurality of video streams on a plurality of video channels from a plurality of client devices, each video stream including a silhouette of a person;—extracting the person's silhouette from each incoming video stream to generate a filtered video stream representing only the silhouette of the person;—generating a video stream of a virtual scene comprising a plurality of—the silhouettes extracted from the plurality of filtered video streams the method further comprising receiving silhouette data carried on a metadata channel from a client device in addition to the video stream, the silhouette data representing a position of a face of the person within a frame of the video stream;—analyzing the silhouette data performing the silhouette extraction as a function of the silhouette data analyzed.. .
Alcatel Lucent


05/26/16
20160150102 

Mobile-first photography workflow device


In embodiments of a mobile-first photography workflow device, digital photos that have been captured with a digital camera are received by the workflow device, and proxy images that each corresponds to one of the digital photos is created, where the proxy images have less data than a corresponding one of the digital photos, yet remain configured for photo editing. The proxy images are communicated to a tablet device that can receive and display a proxy image that has the less data than the corresponding digital photo.
Adobe Systems Incorporated


05/26/16
20160150041 

Method, system, and program storage device for unified content storage in session-based services


At a session context proxy component, a first communication destined for a first session manager is intercepted. It may be identified that the first communication references a first piece of content.
General Electric Company






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