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Date/App# patent app List of recent Metadata-related patents
04/07/16
20160100147 
 Image forming apparatus, image forming method, image processing apparatus and image processing method thereof patent thumbnailImage forming apparatus, image forming method, image processing apparatus and image processing method thereof
An image processing method, including: receiving image content and metadata of the image content, the metadata content comprising flag information indicating whether to perform image processing on the image content and image processing information; determining whether to perform the image processing for each frame based on the flag information; performing, in response to determining to perform the image processing for an image frame, the image processing based on the image processing information on the image frame; and outputting the image processed image frame on which the image processing is performed.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


04/07/16
20160100132 
 Reception apparatus, reception method, and program thereof, image capturing apparatus, image capturing method, and program thereof, and transmission apparatus, transmission method, and program thereof patent thumbnailReception apparatus, reception method, and program thereof, image capturing apparatus, image capturing method, and program thereof, and transmission apparatus, transmission method, and program thereof
A reception apparatus configured to receive content data including a plurality of pieces of segment data includes a metadata reception unit configured to receive metadata indicating a reproduction order of the segment data, an acquisition unit configured to acquire storage information indicating whether the reception apparatus is in a storage mode for storing the content data, and a control unit configured to, if the storage information does not indicate the storage mode, perform control to transmit a request for acquiring a piece of segment data that is later in the reproduction order than a piece of the segment data to be requested to be acquired if the storage information indicates the storage mode.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


04/07/16
20160099902 
 Processing messages for retrieval from a message queuing system patent thumbnailProcessing messages for retrieval from a message queuing system
Methods and systems are provided for processing messages for retrieval from a message queuing system. The method may be carried out at a message sending component, and may include: receiving requests from multiple clients, where a request includes at least one required record; forming a union of requests, such that a common record of multiple requests is handled once; providing the common record with an associated reference count of requests requiring the record, and associated metadata listing the client requests in the record; sending a record response to a queuing system when processed including the reference count and the metadata listing the client requests; determining when all records in a request have been sent; and notifying a client that the request can be retrieved from the message queuing system, including a response list indicating to the client the identifier of the requested records retained at the message queuing system..
International Business Machines Corporation


04/07/16
20160099879 
 System and  managing bitrate on networks patent thumbnailSystem and managing bitrate on networks
A method and system for managing bitrate of network traffic are provided. The method for managing bitrate of network traffic includes: receiving a packet; retrieving metadata from the packet and associating the packet with at least one traffic aggregate; determining a drop rate for the at least one traffic aggregate based on network flow data; and determining, based on the drop rate and the metadata, to forward or drop the packet.
Sandvine Incorporated Ulc


04/07/16
20160099025 
 Point of view video processing and curation platform patent thumbnailPoint of view video processing and curation platform
Embodiments of the present disclosure may provide methods and systems enabled to receive a plurality of streams comprising at least one video stream and at least one telemetry data stream associated with the at least one video stream; and create metadata corresponding to the at least one video stream and the at least one telemetry data stream, wherein creating the metadata comprises: processing at least one frame of the at least one video stream to detect at least one artifact within the frame, processing the at least one telemetry data stream to determine telemetry data associated with the at least one frame of the at least one video stream, and annotating the at least one artifact and the telemetry data associated with the at least one frame.. .
Fieldcast, Llc


04/07/16
20160099023 
 Automatic generation of compilation videos patent thumbnailAutomatic generation of compilation videos
Embodiments described herein include systems and methods for automatically creating compilation videos from an original video based on metadata associated with the original video. For example, a method for creating a compilation video may include determining a relevance score for video frames in an original video; selecting a plurality of relevant video frames from the original video based on the relevance score; selecting a plurality of video clips from the original video based on the relevance scores of the video frames; and creating a compilation video from the plurality of video clips.
Lyve Minds, Inc.


04/07/16
20160099000 
 Post-encoding bitrate reduction of multiple object audio patent thumbnailPost-encoding bitrate reduction of multiple object audio
A post-encoding bitrate reduction system and method for generating one more scaled compressed bitstreams from a single encoded plenary file. The plenary file contains multiple audio object files that were encoded separately using a scalable encoding process having fine-grained scalability.
Dts, Inc .


04/07/16
20160098998 
 Voice searching metadata through media content patent thumbnailVoice searching metadata through media content
Systems and methods for voice searching media content based on metadata or subtitles are provided. Metadata associated with media content can be pre-processed at a media server.
Disney Enterprises, Inc.


04/07/16
20160098941 
 Methods and  goaltending applications including collecting performance metrics, video and sensor analysis patent thumbnailMethods and goaltending applications including collecting performance metrics, video and sensor analysis
Methods and apparatus for capture, processing, storage, retrieval and display of goaltending sports performance metrics, analytics, and video, comprising a portable computing device (20), with touch-input display (100), specially adapted to receive and process telemetry metrics from movement and position sensors and multiple-angle video devices (40). Inertial measurement sensors (10) attached to or embedded in goaltender equipment (2) and three-dimensional space sensors (30) arranged in the vicinity of a goal or net (3) create a digital environment for processing, analyzing, and translating goaltender performance metrics to improved performance by goaltender testing, evaluation and comparison, and review of video and performance metrics during and after games and practices.
Double Blue Sports Analytics, Inc.


04/07/16
20160098710 
 Intelligent authentication patent thumbnailIntelligent authentication
Systems, methods, and other embodiments associated with intelligent authentication. According to one embodiment, a system includes a transaction logic configured to receive transaction metadata associated with an attempted transaction.
Wells Fargo Bank, N.a.


04/07/16
20160098682 

Automated decision making


The present disclosure involves systems, software, and computer implemented methods for decision making one example method includes receiving a request for a decision at a decision manager system, the received request associated with a unique identifier, classifying the request based on metadata associated with the received request, identifying a decision approval rule set based on the classified request, the decision approval rule set identifying a set of approvers, identifying at least one prior approval associated with the unique identifier, the at least one prior approval associated with the at least one approver, and applying the at least one prior approval to the decision associated with the received request and updating the set of approvers by removing the at least one approver from the set of approvers.. .

04/07/16
20160098492 

Administrative tool and physical execution plan interface for plug-in architecture of business intelligence platform using data source cartridges


Embodiments implement a plug-in architecture supporting adding new data sources to a legacy federated database without the need to recode a federated database manager software module. The federated database manager software module includes an administrative tool and a plug-in framework for interfacing with a data source cartridge.
Oracle International Corporation


04/07/16
20160098457 

Generating and using temporal metadata partitions


Concepts and technologies are disclosed herein for generating and using temporal metadata partitions. Metadata can be stored in temporal metadata partitions based upon a time range included in the metadata.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.


04/07/16
20160098449 

Plug-in architecture of business intelligence platform using data source cartridges


Embodiments implement a plug-in architecture supporting adding new data sources to a federated database without the need to recode a federated database manager software module. The federated database manager software module includes a plug-in framework for interfacing with a data source cartridge.
Oracle International Corporation


04/07/16
20160098407 

Systems and methods for identifying documents based on citation history


Systems, methods, and computer-executable instructions described herein generally relate to increasing user productivity in reviewing query results by surfacing a set of documents ranked by their relative value calculated as a tabulation of how often they are cited for a specific purpose. A database management system can access an index of metadata corresponding to a set of content items in a corpus/corpora of electronically stored content.
Lexisnexis, A Division Of Reed Elsevier Inc.


04/07/16
20160098388 

Streaming data for analytics in process control systems


Techniques for streaming big data in a process plant are disclosed. Generally, these techniques facilitate storage or communication of process control data, including alarms, parameters, events, and the like, in near real-time.
Fisher-rosemount Systems, Inc.


04/07/16
20160098253 

Delivering and deploying services in multi-server landscapes


Methods, systems, and computer-readable storage media for development and deployment of a product to a multi-server landscape. In some implementations, actions include receiving first user input defining a product and indicating two or more components that the product includes, receiving second user input including a project definition of a project, the project being associated with development and deployment of the product to a multi-server landscape, the second user input indicating respective ides used to develop the two or more components, and receiving third user input, and in response to the third user input, automatically: providing metadata indicating the project, constituent components of the product, and one or more run-time environments for deployment of constituent components, receiving the two or more components respectively developed using the two or more ides, and generating a product package including the metadata and the two or more components..

04/07/16
20160098227 

System and method to provide file system functionality over a pcie interface


Techniques for providing file system functionality over a pcie interface are disclosed. In some embodiments, the techniques may be realized as a method for providing file system functionality over a pcie interface including receiving from a host device a storage command, specially devised for such a standard protocol, at a pcie-based device controller, parsing, using at least one computer processor of the pcie-based device controller, the storage command, traversing, using pcie-based device controller, one or more portions of file system metadata of an associated storage media device, wherein the pcie-based device controller is configured to traverse the one or more portions of file system metadata based on the parsed storage command independent of any subsequent communication with the host device, and returning data to the host device..
Hgst Netherlands B.v.


04/07/16
20160098220 

Method for wear leveling in a nonvolatile memory


A method for writing and reading data in memory cells, comprising, when writing a data in a block of a first memory zone, a step consisting of writing in a second memory zone a temporary information structure metadata comprising a start flag, an identifier of the temporary information structure, an information about the location of the block in the first memory zone, and a final flag, and, after a power on of the first memory zone, searching for an anomaly in temporary information structures present in the second memory zone.. .
Stmicroelectronics (rousset) Sas


03/31/16
20160094986 

Content delivery metadata exchange in wireless communication systems


A wireless communication system receives device-hosted content delivery data structures that identify device-hosted media content. The wireless system transfers the data structures to a content distribution network.
Sprint Communications Company L.p.


03/31/16
20160094878 

Device and generating metadata log for video data


Various aspects of a device and a method for generating metadata logs for video data are disclosed herein. The video data is played back and one or more control signals are received from one or more electronic devices, while the video data is being played back.
Sony Network Entertainment International Llc


03/31/16
20160094847 

Coupling sample metadata with media samples


Innovations in the area of sample metadata processing can help a media playback tool avoid loss of synchronization between sample metadata and media samples. For example, a media playback tool identifies encoded data and sample metadata for a current media sample, then couples the sample metadata with the current media sample.
Microsoft Corporation


03/31/16
20160094785 

Application program, smart device, information processing apparatus, information processing system, and information processing method


A smart device includes a storage device, an imaging unit configured to capture a photo image, an input unit configured to input data to a predetermined field of a virtual display panel image, an image editing unit configured to create a virtual display panel-added photo image by superimposing the virtual display panel image having the data input to the predetermined field by the input unit on the photo image captured by the imaging unit, a first verification information generating unit configured to generate first verification information with respect to the virtual display panel-added photo image based on at least the photo image of the virtual display panel-added photo image, and a verification information storage unit configured to create a verification information/virtual display panel-added photo image that stores the first verification information and the data input to the predetermined field as metadata of the verification information/virtual display panel-added photo image.. .
Ricoh Company, Ltd.


03/31/16
20160094644 

Process transfer between servers


According to one example, a method performed by a computing system includes, with a first server, receiving a process request, starting processing of the process request, prior to completing the processing of the process request, storing objects associated with a thread of the process request in an object database that is accessible by the second server, storing thread metadata for the thread of the process request in a metadata database that is accessible by the second server, and sending a transfer request to a switching manager, the transfer request being to request that the process request be shifted to the second server.. .
Red Hat, Inc.


03/31/16
20160094601 

Methods and apparatus to measure exposure to streaming media


Methods, apparatus, systems and articles of manufacture to measure exposure to streaming media are disclosed. An example method includes accessing media received from a service provider at a media device, the media formatted using a binary format.
The Nielsen Company (us), Llc


03/31/16
20160094600 

Methods and apparatus to measure exposure to streaming media


Methods, apparatus, systems and articles of manufacture to measure exposure to streaming media are disclosed. An example method includes accessing a source identifier of media received from a service provider server at a media device.
The Nielsen Company (us), Llc


03/31/16
20160094577 

Privileged session analytics


A privileged account manager is provided for monitoring privileged sessions on target systems of an enterprise. In an embodiment, the privileged account manager is configured to capture metadata related to a privileged session and generate a first activity pattern for the privileged session based on the captured metadata.
Oracle International Corporation


03/31/16
20160094544 

Automated production of certification controls by translating framework controls


A compliance application automatically produces certification controls by translating framework controls. The framework controls are common certification controls used in production of the certification.
Microsoft Technology Lincensing, Llc


03/31/16
20160094485 

Open m2m system and method


An open m2m system and a method are provided. A method for managing resources according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention includes: registering resources existing in a first domain at a second domain; and discovering metadata of a desired resource in the second domain.
Korea Electronics Technology Institute


03/31/16
20160094346 

Unified storage and management of cryptographic keys and certificates


Cryptographic resources, such as those including pgp keys and certificates, are transformed such that they are understood by certificate repositories, such as in a format understood by the java tools of java keystore. The transformation of the cryptographic resources is completed such that the necessary metadata for retrieving the original cryptographic resources, or artifacts thereof, are retained.
International Business Machines Corporation


03/31/16
20160093316 

Management, replacement and removal of explicit lyrics during audio playback


Unwanted audio, such as explicit language, may be removed during audio playback. An audio player may identify and remove unwanted audio while playing an audio stream.
Apple Inc.


03/31/16
20160092748 

Medical data processing apparatus and method


A medical image processing apparatus comprises a structure identification unit configured to automatically identify at least one anatomical structure of a medical image data set, and a metadata unit configured to validate or populate metadata associated with the medical image data set based on the identified at least one anatomical structure.. .
Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation


03/31/16
20160092702 

Cryptographic ponter address encoding


A computing device includes technologies for securing indirect addresses (e.g., pointers) that are used by a processor to perform memory access (e.g., read/write/execute) operations. The computing device encodes the indirect address using metadata and a cryptographic algorithm.

03/31/16
20160092689 

Indexing and searching documents with restricted portions


One or more computer devices may receive a document from private content that is accessible by a set of users, and may extract metadata from the document. The metadata may provide information relating to one or more aspects of the document.
Google Inc.


03/31/16
20160092656 

Method, apparatus, and computer program product for preparing a medical report


A user interacts with a medical imaging system and a medical reporting system to prepare a medical report. The medical reporting system includes report templates for medical reports.

03/31/16
20160092633 

Medical imaging study retrieval system


A programmed computer system receives an imaging study of the patient including metadata associated with the study. The metadata are analyzed to determine an anatomic region represented by the study.
Radia Inc., P.s.


03/31/16
20160092598 

Method of identifying temporal demand of queries and metadata to give better autocomplete queries and improved search results


Embodiments describe systems and methods for identifying temporal demand for queries and using metadata to modify autocomplete results. In one embodiment, a record of historical queries is stored by a system and analyzed to identify periodic or repeated events where demand for autocomplete results associated with one or more categories deviates from normal demand.
Ebay Inc.


03/31/16
20160092593 

Page-based metadata system for distributed filesystem


Methods and systems are described for storing metadata in a network of distributed remote storage devices. An example computer implemented method includes identifying a plurality of metadata inodes, grouping the plurality of metadata inodes into one or more metadata pages, mapping the plurality of metadata inodes and the plurality of metadata pages, and storing the mapping as a manifest page, and storing data to and retrieving data from the distributed remote storage devices using the plurality of metadata inodes..
Vivint, Inc.


03/31/16
20160092582 

System for image intelligence exploitation and creation


A system and method for retrieving image and metadata from multiple sources, receive queries from an interface; parses received queries to determine errors and ambiguities; standardizes parsed queries into desired system usable formats including query limitations; stores standardized queries; processes stored queries to collect queried image and metadata information within query limitations until each query is complete; and processes completed queries for delivery.. .
Raytheon Company


03/31/16
20160092580 

System and providing contact information


The invention generally involves a system and method for providing contact information. A system in accordance with the invention may include a database for storing contact information associated with customers.
My Office Apps, Inc.


03/31/16
20160092561 

Video analysis techniques for improved editing, navigation, and summarization


Systems and processes for improved video editing, summarization and navigation based on generation and analysis of metadata are described. The metadata may be content-based (e.g., differences between neighboring frames, exposure data, key frame identification data, motion data, or face detection data) or non-content-based (e.g., exposure, focus, location, time) and used to prioritize and/or classify portions of video.
Apple Inc.


03/31/16
20160092560 

Audio content search of registered audio content sources in a media playback system


Embodiments are described herein that provide searches, including a multi-dimensional search, a cross-source search, or both in a media playback system. The search can be initiated by way of a selection of a location on user interface of a controller.
Sonos, Inc.


03/31/16
20160092557 

Techniques for similarity analysis and data enrichment using knowledge sources


The present disclosure relates to performing similarity metric analysis and data enrichment using knowledge sources. A data enrichment service can compare an input data set to reference data sets stored in a knowledge source to identify similarly related data.
Oracle International Corporation


03/31/16
20160092556 

Generation of data for a dendrogrammatic tree data structure


Methods and systems which can be used to create data for one or more nodes of a tree data structure by searching through another data structure containing, for example, metadata that describes digital assets such as apps (applications) available through an app store.. .
Apple Inc.


03/31/16
20160092551 

Method and system for creating filters for social data topic creation


Disclosed is a system, method, and computer program product for performing semantic analysis and creating topics with regards to social data. A user interface is provided that allows the user to view and interact with to view and control the process/mechanism or creating topics.
Oracle International Corporation


03/31/16
20160092533 

Federated management of a plurality of metadata storage mechanisms


Provided are a method, a system, and a computer program for managing metadata for different distributed federated workspaces. A distributed metadata infrastructure is provided for supporting at least two different distributed federated workspaces.
International Business Machines Corporation


03/31/16
20160092531 

Federated management of a plurality of metadata storage mechanisms


Provided are a method, a system, and a computer program for managing metadata for different distributed federated workspaces. A distributed metadata infrastructure is provided for supporting at least two different distributed federated workspaces.
International Business Machines Corporation


03/31/16
20160092505 

Framework for handling wrapper procedures


A framework for handling a wrapper procedure is provided herein. In accordance with one aspect, a user definition of a wrapper procedure encapsulating a stored procedure is received.

03/31/16
20160092499 

Object mapping using intrinsic persistence metadata and pattern-based rules for mapping transformation


The present disclosure relates generally to a data integration system that may provide techniques for capturing definitions from business entities and how the business entities are implemented in a set of tables. This enables the data integration system to transform a data flow defined using business entities into code that may be used to transform the underlying tables and columns.
Oracle International Corporation


03/31/16
20160092490 

Storage apparatus and data management method


A storage apparatus and data management method capable of utilizing storage resources effectively is proposed. A storage apparatus storing primary data and analysis data obtained based on the primary data as a result of the execution of specified analysis processing by an external computing system is designed so that metadata of the analysis data includes regeneratable attribute information indicating whether or not the corresponding analysis data can be regenerated by means of the analysis processing by the external computing system; and a control unit regularly or irregularly selects the analysis data, which satisfies a specified condition and can be regenerated, based on the metadata for each piece of the analysis data and deletes the selected analysis data from one or more storage devices..
Hitachi, Ltd.


03/31/16
20160092480 

System for accessing business metadata within a distributed network


A system for accessing business metadata within a distributed network is disclosed. The system facilitates metadata driven for using social constructs in combination with metadata management to enhance metadata.
Hartford Fire Insurance Company


03/31/16
20160092476 

Declarative external data source importation, exportation, and metadata reflection utilizing http and hdfs protocols


Techniques are disclosure for a data enrichment system that enables declarative external data source importation and exportation. A user can specify via a user interface input for identifying different data sources from which to obtain input data.
Oracle International Corporation


03/31/16
20160092473 

Multi-query privacy-preserving parking management system and method


A privacy-preserving multi-query parking management system and method. An image of a vehicle with respect to a specific part (e.g., license plate) can be captured when the vehicle enters via an entry point.
Xerox Corporation


03/31/16
20160092461 

Inline keyed metadata


An encoding system may include a metadata manager, a key manager, and an encoder. The metadata manager may interface with one or more metadata sources to determine whether to include a metadata item from the one or more metadata sources.
Apple Inc.


03/31/16
20160092425 

User interface component autowiring


A system that generates a visualization user interface. The system receives a selection of a data source, and receives a selection of a visualization template that includes metadata.
Oracle International Corporation


03/31/16
20160092415 

User interface component wiring for a web portal


A system that generates a portal web site that includes a plurality of reusable components defines, for each reusable component, metadata for each event raised and generates event wiring for the portal web site. In response to an event being raised by a producer component, the system makes the event available to all consumer components on the portal web site by generating an event context storage.
Oracle International Corporation


03/31/16
20160092370 

Pass-through tape access in a disk storage environment


A command to write data to a virtual location is received at a disk storage system. The virtual location is mapped to a tape storage system.
International Business Machines Corporation


03/31/16
20160092365 

System and compacting pseudo linear byte array


In accordance with an embodiment, described herein is a system and method for compacting a pseudo linear byte array, for use with supporting access to a database. A database driver (e.g., a java database connectivity (jdbc) driver) provides access by software application clients to a database.
Oracle International Corporation


03/31/16
20160092339 

Efficient means to test server generated applications on mobile device


Systems and methods are provided to test changes for a mobile app built by web-based tooling directly on a physical mobile device. A first application can be loaded on a mobile device.
Oracle International Corporation


03/31/16
20160092307 

Exchanging ecc metadata between memory and host system


Exposing internal error correction bits from a memory device for use as metadata bits by an external memory controller. In a first mode the memory device applies internal error correction bits for internal error correction at the memory device.

03/31/16
20160092189 

Revision locking


When a new version of a first program is to be installed on a first device, metadata supplied to that device specifies which versions of a second program stored on a second device are compatible with the new version. The first device uses this metadata to determine a compatibility classification that indicates how compatible the current version of the second program and the new version of the first program are, and transitions to a state representative of this compatibility classification.
Apple Inc.


03/31/16
20160092185 

Method to convey an application's development environment characteristics to the hosting provider to facilitate selection of hosting environment or the selection of an optimized production operation of the application


A system and method for deploying a software application to a hosting environment that considers the development environment, and bases any decision on data about the development environment to make a selection of hosting environment and/or operational attributes. The system and methods determines and attaches metadata describing the development environment to an application, then uses that metadata to select a deployment model, and to select an operational model.
International Business Machines Corporation


03/31/16
20160092179 

High performant ios template based application build system


Systems and methods are provide for optimizing the ios application build process to dramatically reduce build times for highly templated mobile applications. A request to build a first application developed using an application development framework can cause one or more binary artifacts of a second application compiled using a build toolkit to be determined.
Oracle International Corporation


03/31/16
20160092175 

Remote interface to logical instruments


System and method for controlling a custom modular measurement system. An editor may receive user input specifying one or more system definitions, each mapping message based commands, parameters, variables and/or metadata (“information”) accordant with a control protocol for standalone instruments to functions and data in a programming language, and generates the definitions accordingly, each being useable by a client application to interface with a custom modular measurement system that includes multiple logical instruments via the message based information.
National Instruments Corporation


03/31/16
20160092143 

Optimized garbage collection for solid-state storage devices


A method for managing a flash storage system includes reading a plurality of flash data units in the flash storage system, and identifying host data units having a first metadata tag from the host data units stored in the plurality of read flash data units. The method also includes buffering the identified host data units in a first transfer buffer, and writing the buffered host data units from the first transfer buffer to a first available flash data unit in the flash storage device..
Hgst Netherlands B.v.


03/31/16
20160092135 

Managing out-of-service conditions


An adaptive logical storage element comprises a plurality of solid-state storage elements accessible in parallel. The logical storage element includes logical storage units, which may include logical page, logical storage divisions (erase blocks), and so on.
Intelligent Intellectual Property Holdings 2 Llc


03/31/16
20160092096 

User interface editor


In one embodiment, a method performed by one or more computing devices including defining a hierarchical structure for a user interface (ui) that includes defining one or more layers of the hierarchical structure, adding one or more objects at each layer, and specifying one or more relationships among particular objects. The method further including associating metadata with each object at each layer, the metadata describing how the corresponding object is presented in the user interface..
Facebook, Inc.


03/31/16
20160092049 

Generic editor layout using intrinsic persistence metadata


The present disclosure relates generally to a data integration system that may dynamically generate a gui for an object model of arbitrary complexity while maintaining gui usability. In some embodiments, the dynamically generated gui may be generated from an object model definition received from a user.
Oracle International Corporation


03/31/16
20160092036 

Recasting a form-based user interface into a mobile device user interface using common data


A method, system, and computer program product for mobile device interface generation. Embodiments commence upon receiving electronic communication comprising form metadata describing a user interface form.
Oracle International Corporation


03/31/16
20160091876 

Embedded shared logical instrument


System and method for controlling a custom modular measurement system. An editor may receive user input specifying one or more system definitions, each mapping message based commands, parameters, variables and/or metadata (“information”) accordant with a control protocol for standalone instruments to functions and data in a programming language, and generates the definitions accordingly, each being useable by a client application to interface with a custom modular measurement system that includes multiple logical instruments via the message based information.
National Instruments Corporation


03/24/16
20160088446 

Method and using metadata to provide location information


A method, an apparatus, and a computer program product for wireless communication are provided. In an aspect, method operations for broadcasting a first signal comprising a first expression code in association with availability of location information of a ue; determining the location information associated with the ue; determining a second expression code associated with the location information; and broadcasting a second signal comprising the second expression code and the location information, independent of the first signal.
Qualcomm Incorporated


03/24/16
20160088416 

Audio metadata providing apparatus and method, and multichannel audio data playback apparatus and method to support dynamic format conversion


An audio metadata providing apparatus and method and a multichannel audio data playback apparatus and method to support a dynamic format conversion are provided. Dynamic format conversion information may include information about a plurality of format conversion schemes that are used to convert a first format set by an author of multichannel audio data into a second format that is based on a playback environment of the multichannel audio data and that are each set for corresponding playback periods of the multichannel audio data.
Kyonggi University Industry & Academia Cooperation Foundation


03/24/16
20160088366 

Method for watermarking media content and system for implementing this method


A method for watermarking digital media content received in a form of at least one encrypted sample to which metadata is assigned. Each sample is encrypted by means of a sample key.
Nagravision S.a.


03/24/16
20160088361 

Dynamic metadata for media content delivery


Systems and methods for providing estimates of duration of media content requested by a user are disclosed. The estimates of the duration may be updated as advertisements are identified and/or updated for insertion in media content signals to be provided to a client device of the user.
Cox Communications, Inc.


03/24/16
20160088359 

Mobile notification of television programs


A set-top box (stb) causes a display device to present a notification during a time period. The notification identifies digital contents, such as television show, available for access via the stb.
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.


03/24/16
20160088286 

Method and system for an automatic sensing, analysis, composition and direction of a 3d space, scene, object, and equipment


Method and system for automatic composition and orchestration of a 3d space or scene using networked devices and computer vision to bring ease of use and autonomy to a range of compositions. A scene, its objects, subjects and background are identified and classified, and relationships and behaviors are deduced through analysis.

03/24/16
20160088281 

Method of encoding a video data signal for use with a multi-view rendering device


The present invention relates to a method of encoding a video data signal for use with a multi-view rendering device,a method of decoding the video data signal, the video data signal, an encoder of the video data signal, a decoder of the video data signal, a computer program product comprising instructions for encoding the video data signal and a computer program product comprising instructions for decoding a video data signal. The method of encoding provides (401) a first image (10) of a scene associated with a first viewpoint, a depth map (20) associated with the first image, metadata (30) for use in depth map processing or rendering one or more views for further viewpoints by the multi-view rendering device, and generates (404) the video data signal.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.


03/24/16
20160088084 

System and optimally managing heterogeneous data in a distributed storage environment


This technology relates to data management computing apparatuses, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media that optimally manage heterogeneous data in a distributed environment in real time. The method comprises initializing a first storage pool capable of storing data from one or more sources, the first storage pool being distributed across one or more computing devices.
Wipro Limited


03/24/16
20160088077 

Seamless binary object and metadata sync


Techniques for seamless binary object and metadata updating and synchronization are described. A synchronization engine layer at a client can detect an update to a binary object from an application layer; generate a unique identifier for the binary object; request a storage server to create a new version of the binary object with the unique identifier; and after the creation of the new version of the binary object with the unique identifier, request the storage server to update a referencing-metadata-store to refer to the binary object associated with unique identifier..
Microsoft Corporation


03/24/16
20160087853 

System and integrated user interface for electronic devices


Various aspects of a system and a method for integrated user interface for electronic devices are disclosed. The system may include a first electronic device.
Sony Network Entertainment International Llc


03/24/16
20160087851 

Real-time network data management system and method


One or more techniques and/or systems are disclosed for real-time data management on a computing network. A user can be provided with an ability to identify information about data, and updates to data, disposed on a network, such as a location of the data, a type of data, and a state of the data, in real-time.

03/24/16
20160087836 

Seamless movement between phone and pc with regard to applications, display, information transfer or swapping active device


It would be beneficial to allow one or more of information, applications, desktops, and in general any information to be shared between a computer and a communications device. For example, it would be useful to be able to move a presentation from a computer to a mobile communications device.
Avaya Inc.


03/24/16
20160086198 

Distribution of media with tracking and analysis of media usage for royalty, loyalty and collection of metadata


An apparatus, device and method for the distribution of media with tracking and analysis of media usage for royalty, loyalty and collection of media metadata using wireless communication such as near field communication comprised in a portable platform. Each device comprises a wireless communication arrangement capable of conducting wireless communication between wirelessly capable devices enclosed in a solid case which projects the content of the data in an illustrative depiction.
Crystal Innovations, Inc.


03/24/16
20160086116 

Method and system of an automatically managed calendar and contextual task list


In one aspect, a computer system includes an application implemented with a computer processor that automatically discovers a list items from a set of user data sources, wherein the list items correspond to automatic recommendations for a set of calendar events and tasks, and wherein the list items are discovered programmatically in a set of email conversations and a set of calendar updates. The application extracts the list of items and metadata about the list items from the set of user data sources.

03/24/16
20160086037 

Thematic recommendations


In one example, a content theme recommendation system may include a content recommendation server configured to: generate a plurality of themes with respect to multiple contents, calculate similarities between the plurality of themes, collect content viewing logs for one or more of the multiple contents from a user device, convert the content viewing logs into theme viewing logs based on metadata for the plurality of themes, and provide one or more recommended theme to the user device based on the theme viewing logs and the similarities between the plurality of themes; and the user device configured to receive one or more recommended theme from the content recommendation server.. .
Kt Corporation


03/24/16
20160085876 

Automated surfacing of tagged content in vertical applications


Embodiments of the present invention address deficiencies of the art in respect to social bookmarking and provide a method, system and computer program product for automated surfacing of tagged content in a vertical application. In an embodiment of the invention, a method for automatically surfacing tagged content in a vertical application can be provided.
International Business Machines Corporation


03/24/16
20160085865 

Using images and image metadata to locate resources


A method of using images and image metadata to locate one or more resources includes receiving a requests, each request requesting a location of a resource and including an image related to the resource, information specifying how the image and the resource are related, and metadata for the image. A queue is created for each of a plurality of responding systems, the queue ranked, and specifying the order in which the requests are to be displayed at respective responding systems.
Shoptap, Inc.


03/24/16
20160085793 

Model-driven data entry validation


In various embodiments, methods, systems, and non-transitory computer-readable media are disclosed that allow developers to place client-side validation rules on user interface components using a desktop integration framework. The validation rules can be tied to translatable resources or model metadata.
Oracle International Corporation


03/24/16
20160085735 

Dynamic column groups in excel


In various embodiments, methods, systems, and non-transitory computer-readable media are disclosed that allow developers to dynamically create columns headers using a desktop integration framework. Columns groups can be managed dynamically at runtime based on model-level metadata..
Oracle International Corporation


03/24/16
20160085628 

Storage cluster


A plurality of storage nodes in a single chassis is provided. The plurality of storage nodes in the single chassis is configured to communicate together as a storage cluster.
Pure Storage, Inc.


03/24/16
20160085544 

Data management system


Systems and techniques are disclosed for improving the management of data contracts during a software development lifecycle. A system can include a data contract metadata store, components for interacting with the metadata store to support development tool integration, and interchange features for verified build processes.
Microsoft Corporation


03/24/16
20160085470 

Efficient error handling mechanisms in data storage systems


A data storage system configured to efficiently search and update system data is disclosed. In one embodiment, the data storage system can attempt to correct errors in retrieved data configured to index system data.
Western Digital Technologies, Inc.


03/24/16
20160085469 

Storage system


A method for storing a data segment in a storage tier of a storage unit comprising at least two storage tiers includes receiving the data segment to be stored including metadata; receiving metadata of data segments stored in the storage unit; and determining the storage tier to store the received data segment to and a protection level dependent on the metadata received and dependent on the metadata of the received data segment.. .
International Business Machines Corporation


03/24/16
20160085461 

Data mirroring for network attached storage


A computer-implemented method for data minoring for network attached storage includes duplicating an identity mapping database on a second nas server and creating a queue of updated data files containing updated elements since a prior synchronization. Data files containing the updated elements are transmitted from the first nas server to the second nas server.
International Business Machines Corporation


03/17/16
20160080835 

Synopsis video creation based on video metadata


Embodiments described herein include systems and methods for automatically creating a compilation video from a source video based on metadata associated with the source video. For example, a method for creating a compilation video may include identifying a source video having a plurality of video frames; identifying metadata associated with the plurality of video frames of the source video; comparing the identified metadata with a machine-learned baseline feature set that indicates interesting metadata; determining that a first video frame of the plurality of video frames is associated with at least a portion of the interesting metadata; and creating the compilation video that includes the first frame of the plurality of video frames based on the first video frame being associated with the at least a portion of the interesting metadata..
Lyve Minds, Inc.


03/17/16
20160080834 

Method and an processing a broadcast signal including an interactive broadcast service


A method of processing a broadcast signal including an interactive broadcast service at a transmitter is disclosed. The method comprises generating an parameter table containing metadata about applications and interactive broadcast events targeted to the applications, dividing the parameter table into a plurality of parameter blocks, inserting each of the parameter blocks into each of a plurality of parameter table sections, generating a trigger which is a signaling element to identify signaling and establish timing of playout of the interactive broadcast events, inserting the trigger into a closed caption channel of the broadcast signal, transmitting the broadcast signal including the closed caption channel and a specific channel carrying the plurality of parameter table sections, wherein the trigger includes location information specifying a location of the parameter table in the broadcast signal..
Lg Electronics Inc.


03/17/16
20160080821 

Method and system for prepositioning content and distributing content in a local distribution system


A system for viewing on-demand content includes a user receiving device and a local head end in communication with the receiving device that communicates metadata and material identifiers for on-demand content. Each on-demand content is associated with one of the material identifiers.
The Directv Group, Inc.


03/17/16
20160080814 

System and providing program recommendations through multimedia searching based on established viewer preferences


A system and method is disclosed for processing viewer profiles and program metadata from a number of sources to provide viewing suggestions and recommendations to one or more viewers.. .
At&t Intellectual Property Ii, L.p.


03/17/16
20160080716 

Graphics blending for high dynamic range video


A method and system for merging graphics and high dynamic range video data is disclosed. In a video receiver, if needed, video and graphics are translated first into the ipt-pq color space.
Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation


03/17/16
20160080495 

Tiered heterogeneous fast layer shared storage substrate apparatuses, methods, and systems


A storage system for organizing and maintaining metadata in a distributed network. The system includes: a network; a plurality of distributed nodes configured to communicate through the network; a plurality of block devices configured to communicate with the plurality of distributed nodes through the network; and a management server configured to communicate with each of the plurality of distributed nodes and block devices and further configured to arbitrarily associate metadata and data to any of the plurality of distributed nodes such that a global copy of the metadata does not exist in one or more fixed locations known to all distributed nodes..
Foundation For Research And Technology - Hellas (forth)


03/17/16
20160080470 

Server-side playlist stitching


Described herein are techniques for providing a client device with a requested streamed video by stitching video segments and break segments into a playlist from a stitching server. The stitching server can receive a request from a client device to receive streamed video.
Net2.tv, Ltd.


03/17/16
20160080445 

Multi-tenant over-the-top multicast


Some embodiments provide a multi-tenant over-the-top multicast solution that integrates the per user stream customizability of unicast with the large scale streaming efficiencies of multicast. The solution involves an application, different multicast groups streaming an event with different customizations, and a manifest file or metadata identifying the different groups and customizations.
Edgecast Networks, Inc.


03/17/16
20160080444 

Predictive caching for content


Disclosed are various embodiments for predictive caching of content to facilitate instantaneous use of the content. If a user is likely to commence use of a content item through a client, and if the client has available resources to facilitate instantaneous use, the client is configured to predictively cache the content item before the user commences use.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.


03/17/16
20160080368 

Facilitating dynamic end-to-end integrity for data repositories in an on-demand services environment


In accordance with embodiments, there are provided mechanisms and methods for facilitating dynamic end-to-end integrity for data repositories in an on-demand services environment in an on-demand services environment in a multi-tenant environment according to one embodiment. In one embodiment and by way of example, a method includes receiving, by and incorporating into a database system, a content file and metadata to be submitted to a data repository of the database system.
Salesforce.com, Inc.


03/17/16
20160080361 

Single sign-on (sso) for mobile applications


A framework, which conforms to the oauth standard, involves a generic oauth authorization server that can be used by multiple resource servers in order to ensure that access to resources stored on those resource servers is limited to access to which the resource owner consents. Each resource server registers, with the oauth authorization server, metadata for that resource server, indicating scopes that are recognized by the resource server.
Oracle International Corporation


03/17/16
20160080273 

Systems and techniques for utilizing resource aware queues and/or service sharing in a multi-server environment


Systems and techniques for utilizing resource aware queues and/or service sharing in a multi-server environment. Requests directed to an application server are received into one or more queues in front of the application server.
Salesforce.com, Inc.


03/17/16
20160080204 

Systems and methods for detecting and managing cloud configurations


A cloud configuration management method implemented in a cloud configuration management system communicatively coupled to one or more cloud nodes in a cloud system includes creating a plurality of golden configurations for each of a plurality of roles, wherein each of the one or more cloud nodes has one of the plurality of roles for operation in the cloud system; defining metadata rules for each of the plurality of golden configurations; performing a configuration analysis to audit the one or more cloud nodes using the metadata rules; and providing results of the configuration analysis to determine misconfiguration of any of the one or more cloud nodes.. .
Zscaler, Inc.






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