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 Synchronising an audio signal patent thumbnailnew patent Synchronising an audio signal
A method of synchronising one or more wirelessly received audio signals with an acoustically received audio signal is provided. The method comprises: receiving an electromagnetic signal using a first wireless communication method, the electromagnetic signal comprising: the one or more wirelessly received audio signals and a wirelessly received metadata relating to a remote audio content, determining a delay between the acoustically received audio signal and the one or more wirelessly received audio signals by referring the acoustically received audio signal to the wirelessly received metadata; and delaying the one or more audio signals by the determined delay.
Power Chord Group Limited


 Apparatuses and methods for transmitting or receiving a broadcast content via one or more networks patent thumbnailnew patent Apparatuses and methods for transmitting or receiving a broadcast content via one or more networks
The present invention relates to an apparatus for supporting hybrid broadcasting in a digital broadcasting system. The present invention provides an apparatus for receiving a broadcast content via one or more networks.
Lg Electronics Inc.


 Network transfer of large files in unstable network environments patent thumbnailnew patent Network transfer of large files in unstable network environments
A file with a unique filename is transferred from a client computer to a server computer in chunks, which can be packaged into packets including metadata. The server computer can record indices of received chunks in a local metadata file associated with the file.
Bio-rad Laboratories, Inc.


 Techniques for dynamic shared compression patent thumbnailnew patent Techniques for dynamic shared compression
To realize some of the advantages discussed above, there is provided a computerized method for dynamic shared compression between a first node and at least a second node communicatively connected over a network. The method comprises receiving by the first node a first plurality of data inputs from the at least a second node.
Equalum Ltd.


 Double write data exchange in a dead drop network architecture patent thumbnailnew patent Double write data exchange in a dead drop network architecture
A sender uses a double-write protocol to pass data to a recipient using a dead drop network architecture. The sender sends, to a dead drop domain, a data payload to store at the dead drop domain, and receives payload access information corresponding to a payload dead drop where the payload data is stored.
Larc Networks, Inc.


 Multicast broadcast multimedia service-assisted content distribution patent thumbnailnew patent Multicast broadcast multimedia service-assisted content distribution
Embodiments provide methods, systems, and apparatuses for multicast broadcast multimedia service (mbms)-assisted content distribution in a wireless communication network. A proxy terminal may include an mbms access client configured to receive and cache an mbms transmission including media data and metadata.
Intel Corporation


 Ultrasound case builder system and method patent thumbnailnew patent Ultrasound case builder system and method
A system for creating customized learning content for ultrasound simulators using materials from an existing library of curated content including images, volumetric data sets, and metadata, or otherwise acquired, overcoming numerous challenges to ultrasound education and training, including the ability to seamlessly create real-patient based ultrasound training curriculum, the creation of an expansive library that that represents multiple pathologic conditions, and the dissemination of training content to multiple users in an asynchronous manner.. .
Sonosim, Inc.


 Image processing apparatus and image processing method patent thumbnailnew patent Image processing apparatus and image processing method
A dynamic range converter (311) converts a sdr graphics image to an hdr graphics image based on metadata. An image combiner (312) combines the graphics image of which the dynamic range has been converted to hdr with hdr content.

 Method and  determining the position of structure elements of a photolithographic mask patent thumbnailnew patent Method and determining the position of structure elements of a photolithographic mask
The invention relates to a method and an apparatus for determining a position of at least one structure element of a photolithographic mask, wherein the method comprises the following steps: (a) providing a reference image of the at least one structure element; (b) deriving a data record for the reference image, said data record comprising metadata relating to the reference image; (c) providing at least one measured image of the at least one structure element of the photolithographic mask; and (d) optimizing the reference image by use of the derived data record and correlating the at least one measured image and the optimized reference image.. .
Carl Zeiss Smt Gmbh


 System and  determining credit worthiness of a user patent thumbnailnew patent System and determining credit worthiness of a user
Disclosed is a method and system for determining credit worthiness of a user on an online platform. The system may comprise a user device further comprising a memory coupled with a processor.
Mb Technology Partners Ltd.


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Acquiring and publishing supplemental information on a network

In acquiring and publishing supplemental information for a network site, information published by a user on a network site including an image of a product and corresponding metadata is analyzed. A provider of the product is identified based on the analysis of the published information and a survey is presented to the user based on the identified provider.
International Business Machines Corporation

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Computer platform for managing third party interactions and generating analytics therefore

A system, non-transitory computer readable medium, and method for managing third party interactions. The method includes identifying at least one transaction, wherein each transaction is between a first device and one of a plurality of second devices; obtaining transaction data of each identified transaction; identifying at least one redemption, wherein each redemption is between the first device and one of a plurality of third devices; obtaining redemption data of each identified redemption; determining, based on the transaction data and the redemption data, a total point value associated with the first device; and generating a computer readable token for the first device, the token including each transaction identifier and each redemption identifier, the token further including metadata, wherein the metadata includes the determined total point value..

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System and managing data injection into an executing data processing system

A system and method of modifying an execution of a processing system during runtime are provided. The method uses a computing device having at least one processor and at least one memory device and includes receiving an indication of data or instructions being available for modifying the execution of the processing system during runtime, determining at least one data element associated with the indication of data or instructions, generating metadata based on at least one of the indication and the determined at least one data element, and periodically executing a job, the job reads the metadata and modifies a workflow of the processing system based on the metadata..
Mastercard International Incorporated

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Methods and systems for pathing analysis

Methods, systems and computer program products for pathing analysis are provided. The method includes receiving at a server, a query comprising one or more nodes.
Excalibur Ip, Llc

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Generating snippet modules on online social networks

In one embodiment, a method includes accessing posts of an online social network, each post being associated with a first entity of the online social network, classifying, based on content and metadata associated with each post, one or more of the posts as being relevant to the first entity, extracting a set of one or more n-grams from the content of the posts classified as being relevant to the first entity, filtering the set of n-grams to remove one or more of the extracted n-grams from the set of n-grams, calculating a quality score for each n-gram in the filtered set of n-grams, generating a snippet-module including one or more of the extracted n-grams from the filtered set of n-grams having quality-scores greater than a threshold quality-score, and sending, to a client system of a first user of the online social network, the snippet-module for display to the user.. .
Facebook, Inc.

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Disambiguating user intent in conversational interaction system for large corpus information retrieval

A method of disambiguating user intent in conversational interactions for information retrieval is disclosed. The method includes providing access to a set of content items with metadata describing the content items and providing access to structural knowledge showing semantic relationships and links among the content items.
Veveo, Inc.

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Systems and methods for providing performance metadata in interest-driven business intelligence systems

Interest-driven business intelligence server systems that provide performance metadata are described. In the disclosed embodiments, an interest-driven business intelligence server system receives a report specification.
Workday, Inc.

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Methods and systems for joining indexes for query optimization in a multi-tenant database

Methods and systems for query optimization for a multi-tenant database system are provided. Some embodiments comprise receiving at a network interface of a server in a multi-tenant database system an original query transmitted to the multi-tenant database system by a user associated with a tenant, wherein the original query is associated with data accessible by the tenant, and wherein the multi-tenant database system includes at least a first index and a second index.
Salesforce.com, Inc.

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External offline query optimization

A determination is made that an execution plan for a received structure query language (sql) database query to execute on a database is not present in a database plan cache. An external offline optimization process is triggered to generate an externally optimized execution plan for the sql database query.
Sap Se

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System and recursive metadata layers on big data sets

The process includes receiving a data set comprising a plurality of rows and a plurality of columns, and applying a first rule based decisioning to the data set to generate a first layer of metadata that comprises at least one of a key, a type indicator, a categorical indicator, and/or a continuous indicator. The first layer of metadata may be descriptive of the data set.
American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc.

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Crowdsourced multi-media data relationships

The present disclosure describes a data association and retrieval facility. Attribute resources, such as metadata tags, that are not to be rendered along with a file, and content resources, such as annotations and commentary, which are to be rendered along with a file are associated with files, in particular multi-media files.
Mobdub, Llc

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Odatadoc generation from odata metadata document

Implementations of the present disclosure include methods, systems, and computer-readable storage mediums for receiving a common schema definition language (csdl) document that describes an internet-accessible service, processing the csdl document through a csdl parser to provide a csdl object document, processing the csdl object document through a text document generator to provide a human-readable text document, and transmitting the human-readable text document for display to a user.. .
Sap Se

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System and implementing distributed-linked lists for network devices

A memory system for a network device is described. The memory system includes a main memory configured to store one or more data elements.
Innovium, Inc.

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System and implementing distributed-linked lists for network devices

A memory system for a network device is described. The memory system includes a main memory configured to store one or more data elements.
Innovium, Inc.

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Coordinating file synchronization between a sync engine and another application that supports document collaboration

A synchronization engine detects a notification of a change to a file. It determines whether an application associated with the file has indicated that the file is to be synchronized by the application.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

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System and enabling high read rates to data element lists

A memory system for a network device is described. The memory system includes a main memory configured to store one or more data elements.
Innovium, Inc.

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System and enabling high read rates to data element lists

A memory system for a network device is described. The memory system includes a main memory configured to store one or more data elements.
Innovium, Inc.

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System and enabling high read rates to data element lists

A memory system for a network device is described. The memory system includes a main memory configured to store one or more data elements.
Innovium, Inc.

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System and enabling high read rates to data element lists

A memory system for a network device is described. The memory system includes a main memory configured to store one or more data elements.
Innovium, Inc.

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System and implementing hierarchical distributed-linked lists for network devices

A memory system for a network device is described. The memory system includes a main memory configured to store one or more data elements.
Innovium, Inc.

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System and implementing hierarchical distributed-linked lists for network devices

A memory system for a network device is described. The memory system includes a main memory configured to store one or more data elements.
Innovium, Inc.

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Redundant array of independent discs and dispersed storage network system re-director

Systems and method for accessing data in a storage network include a processing module receives redundant array of independent disks (raid) data to store determining which memories to utilize (e.g., a raid memory, local and/or remote dispersed storage network (dsn) memory) based on one or more of the metadata, the raid data, a vault lookup, a command, a message, a performance indicator, a predetermination, local dsn memory capabilities, remote dsn memory capabilities, raid memory capabilities, and a comparison of requirements to capabilities of the raid memory and local and/or dsn memory. The processing module saves the determination choice in a memory indicator that is stored in one or more of the raid memory, the local dsn memory, the remote dsn memory, and a dsn user vault..
International Business Machines Corporation

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Nonvolatile memory interface for metadata shadowing

A memory includes multiple non-volatile memory devices, each having multiple nonvolatile memory cells. A write controller is configured to stream bits to the memory devices using a write data channel that optimizes a speed of writing to the memory devices to provide writes at a first speed.
International Business Machines Corporation

Exploiting metadata redundancy in immersive audio metadata

The present document relates to the field of encoding and decoding of audio. In particular, the present document relates to encoding and decoding of an audio scene comprising audio objects.
Dolby International Ab

Apparatus and tagging media content and managing marketing

A method that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, transmitting media content to a group of set top boxes for presentation with an overlay superimposed onto the media content, where the overlay can include a timeline corresponding to the presentation of the media content and receiving a first comment from a first set top box of the group of set top boxes, where the first comment is presentable with the overlay and the media content by the group of set top boxes. Additional steps can include receiving a tag generated at a first set top box during presentation of the media content, presenting the tag while the media content is presented, correlating the tag to a portion of the media content timeline and analyzing metadata associated with the portion of the timeline that is tagged to determine a first marketing parameter.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

Transitioning between broadcast and unicast streams

In one embodiment, a method includes identifying a plurality of segments of media content, each of the plurality of segments including a plurality of media frames, generating segment metadata for each of the plurality of segments, the segment metadata including a segment identifier, transmitting a broadcast stream including the plurality of segments and the segment metadata for each of the plurality of segments, and making the plurality of segments available for retrieval via a unicast stream using the segment identifiers.. .
Cisco Technology, Inc.

System for social media tag extraction

A system for extracting and monitoring media tags within video content includes at least one server in communication with a plurality of content sources, the server receiving video content from the content sources, a recorder saving the video content, a detector receiving at least one frame of the video content, the detector detecting one or more unknown text within the frame and creating one or more images, each image associated with one of the one or more unknown text, the detector generating metadata associated with the one or more unknown text appearing in the frame, and an optical character recognition engine scanning the one or more images and converting the one or more images into one or more known text. The server further determines that the one or more known text is a media tag..

Low energy data streaming service

A service may provide media content metadata describing available media content to reader devices, the service including a zeroth characteristic indicating a count of additional data characteristics of the service and a count of read cycles of the data characteristics to retrieve the metadata. Each of the data characteristics may include an indication of the read cycle of the data characteristic, a data element including a portion of the metadata, and an indication of a data offset of the data element into the media content metadata.
Myine Electronics, Inc.

Streaming processing network metadata

A method and system for processing network metadata is described. Network metadata may be processed by dynamically instantiated executable software modules which make policy-based decisions about the character of the network metadata and about presentation of the network metadata to consumers of the information carried by the network metadata.
Netflow Logic Corporation

Control of messages in publish/subscribe system

Control of messages in a publish/subscribe system is described. A publishing system creates a message for publishing to multiple subscribers via a broker system.
International Business Machines Corporation

Control of messages in publish/subscribe system

Control of messages in a publish/subscribe system is described. A publishing system creates a message for publishing to multiple subscribers via a broker system.
International Business Machines Corporation

Network congestion notification preservation and modification during transmission of network data between physical network and virtual network

A virtual network is implemented on a physical network. A virtual network data packet is tunneled through the physical network via encapsulation within a physical network data packet and via transmission of the physical network data packet through the physical network.
International Business Machines Corporation

Automatically generating service documentation based on actual usage

A computer system automatically generates service documentation based on usage of a web service. The computer system captures network traffic including actual requests to a service endpoint of the web service and actual responses from the service endpoint of the web service.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Online data transformation

A method for data transformation is provided. The method includes interleaving input/output (i/o) processing of files or blocks and rekeying of the files or blocks.
Vormetric, Inc.

Apparatus and screen related audio object remapping

An apparatus for generating loudspeaker signals includes an object metadata processor configured to receive metadata, to calculate a second position of the audio object depending on the first position of the audio object and on a size of a screen if the audio object is indicated in the metadata as being screen-related, to feed the first position of the audio object as the position information into the object renderer if the audio object is indicated in the metadata as being not screen-related, and to feed the second position of the audio object as the position information into the object renderer if the audio object is indicated in the metadata as being screen-related. The apparatus further includes an object renderer configured to receive an audio object and to generate the loudspeaker signals depending on the audio object and on position information..
Fraunhofer-gesellschaft Zur Foerderung Der Angewandten Forschung E.v.

Signature device and signature method

A signature device including a storage unit configured to store moving image data, and a processor configured to extract original metadata from moving image data for the image data of each of a plurality of images forming the moving image data, the original metadata including location data of the image data and identification data of the moving image data, to encode the image data of each of the images into still image data in accordance with an image format, to write the still image data into a first area, to write the original metadata extracted by the extractor into a second area, the first area and the second area being included in a storage area of a still image data file in which the still image data is filed, and to generate summary data for the still image data file.. .
Fujitsu Limited

Artificial neural network and a the classification of medical image data records

In a method for the assignment of a metadata entry to a medical image data record, a computer executes a method for the assignment of the metadata entry to the medical image data record, and a method for the provision of a trained artificial neural network and the same or another computer executes a method for the provision of the trained artificial neural network.. .
Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

Integrated medical platform

Provided is a system for automated medical decision-making. The system may include a first parser configured to parse text associated with medical information sources to obtain medical information and a second parser configured to parse patient data to obtain processed patient data.
Seven Medical, Inc.

Rules driven pan id metadata routing system and network

Content objects are associated with metadata via content identifiers that are derived from sensed signals captured by requesting mobile devices. In response to a content based query from a mobile device, content fingerprints and extracted digital codes decoded from the sensed signals are issued to a network based router system.
Digimarc Corporation

Dynamic domain query and query translation

Embodiments are directed to defining a query expression over a dynamic system model and to transforming a dynamically built query expression into a simplified, canonical form. A computer system receives various user inputs that are to be included as part of a query expression for querying a dynamic system model.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

System and graphically building weighted search queries

A system and method allow a user to define a search request by selecting and weighting graphical icons provided on a search creation interface. The graphical icons may be selected by using an icon selection feature provided on the search creation interface.
Overstock.com, Inc.

Managing replicated data

An approach for managing replicated data is presented. A current usage of resources in a system and a threshold usage of the resources are determined.
International Business Machines Corporation

Organizing on-disk layout of index structures to support historical keyword search queries over temporally evolving data

Methods, systems, and computer program products for organizing on-disk layout of index structures are provided herein. A method includes organizing an on-disk corpus of data index structures; partitioning each data index structure into an active and/or latest state data partition and an archived data partition; sub-partitioning each of the archived data partitions into sub-partitions based on exact lifespan of each data item; executing a search query that includes temporal predicates and keyword predicates across the corpus by: pruning a collection of identified items of data from the corpus that contain the keyword predicates using range metadata associated with the temporal predicates to generate a pruned list of data items; and performing a list intersection operation on the data index structures to generate a list of common data items from the pruned list; retrieving the common data items from the active and/or latest state data partitions and the archived data sub-partitions..
International Business Machines Corporation

Programmatically choosing preferred storage parameters for files in large-scale distributed storage systems

A method includes receiving trace data representing access information about files stored in a large-scale distributed storage system, identifying file access patterns based on the trace data, receiving metadata information associated with the files stored in the large-scale distributed storage system, and generating a preferred storage parameter for each file based on the received metadata information and the identified file access patterns. The method also includes receiving, file reliability or accessibility information of a new file, determining whether the received file reliability or accessibility information of the new file matches information of a file group of the files in the large-scale distributed storage system, and when the file reliability or accessibility information of the new file matches the information of the file group, storing the new file in the large-scale distributed storage system using the preferred storage parameter associated with the file group..
Google Inc.

Integrated digital-analog archiving document preservation

An integrated digital-analog archiving system can automatically initiate a migration process to move electronic documents to a media library. For each electronic document, the system may retrieve the electronic document from a digital data storage medium, extract metadata from the electronic document, determine size, orientation, and format of the electronic document, generate indicators for indicating the start and end of the electronic document to be stored on an analog data storage medium, generate an analog document identifier for identifying the electronic document on the analog data storage medium, generate a scaled image of the electronic document based on the size, orientation, and format of the electronic document, generate a text string based at least in part on the extracted metadata, and render the indicators, the analog document identifier, the scaled image of the electronic document, and the text string on the analog data storage medium..
Open Text S.a.

Computerized automatically associating metadata with media objects

In accordance with embodiments of the present invention, a method for associating metadata with a media object is provided. The method provides the ability to tag, or bookmark, a point in time for future use.
Yahoo! Inc.





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