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Date/App# patent app List of recent Metadata-related patents
08/18/16
20160242019 
 Sharing of proximate discovery announcements in a wireless communications network patent thumbnailSharing of proximate discovery announcements in a wireless communications network
Systems and methods are disclosed for sharing a discovery. The method may include receiving a first announcement from an announcement device, receiving a share instruction indicating that the received announcement is of interest to the user of the mobile device; generating discovery sharing data based on the received first announcement in response to the share instruction, transmitting the discovery sharing data to an external server, receiving an update indicator from the external server indicating that the metadata associated with the mobile device has been updated, and generating a second announcement associated with the mobile device based on the update indicator..
Qualcomm Incorporated


08/18/16
20160241934 
 Relevancy improvement through targeting of information based on data gathered from a networked device associated with a security sandbox of a client device patent thumbnailRelevancy improvement through targeting of information based on data gathered from a networked device associated with a security sandbox of a client device
In one embodiment, a method of a relevancy-matching server includes matching primary data generated from a fingerprint data with targeted data based on a relevancy factor, locating in a storage the targeted data, a reference to the targeted data, and/or a metadata of the targeted data. A mobile device is associated with a television.

08/18/16
20160241933 
 Relevancy improvement through targeting of information based on data gathered from a networked device associated with a security sandbox of a client device patent thumbnailRelevancy improvement through targeting of information based on data gathered from a networked device associated with a security sandbox of a client device
A method, apparatus, and system related to relevancy improvement through targeting of information based on data gathered from a television associated with a security sandbox of a mobile device are disclosed. In one aspect, a system may include a television to generate a fingerprint data.

08/18/16
20160241932 
 Interactive content acquisition using embedded codes patent thumbnailInteractive content acquisition using embedded codes
Methods and devices are provided to obtain associated information for a multimedia content. One such method includes receiving a content at a receiver device equipped with a watermark detector, performing watermark detection on the received content to extract a payload of an embedded watermark.
Verance Corporation


08/18/16
20160241920 
 Metadata system for real-time updates to electronic program guides patent thumbnailMetadata system for real-time updates to electronic program guides
Novel tools and techniques to enable more robust electronic program guides in television distribution systems. Some solutions can obtain data (e.g., from the internet) about a program listed on an electronic program guide and integrate that data with electronic program guide.
Centurylink Intellectual Property Llc


08/18/16
20160241900 
 Descrambling of data according to the properties of the control words patent thumbnailDescrambling of data according to the properties of the control words
Encrypted data transmitted over a data network is decrypted in accordance with a cipher decryption process using a control word transmitted with the data. The process is arranged to automatically identify the mode by which the data has been encrypted by identifying (66) the length of the control word transmitted with the encrypted data.
British Telecommunications Public Limited Company


08/18/16
20160241890 
 Apparatus for transmitting media data via streaming service,  receiving media data via streaming service,  transmitting media data via streaming service and  receiving media data via streaming service patent thumbnailApparatus for transmitting media data via streaming service, receiving media data via streaming service, transmitting media data via streaming service and receiving media data via streaming service
An apparatus for transmitting broadcast signals, an apparatus for receiving broadcast signals, a method for transmitting broadcast signals, and a method for receiving broadcast signals are disclosed. A method for transmitting a broadcast signal includes: dividing the media data into a plurality of media data fractions; generating file formats including each of the media data fractions, wherein the generated file formats include a first file format and second file formats, wherein the first file format includes metadata of the entire media data for processing the media data fractions in the second file formats, wherein each of the second file formats include metadata of the media data fractions in the each of the second file formats; and transmitting the generated first and second file formats..
Lg Electronics Inc.


08/18/16
20160241886 
 Video decoding apparatus and video encoding apparatus patent thumbnailVideo decoding apparatus and video encoding apparatus
While maintaining a high degree of freedom in choosing partition sizes and transformation sizes adapted for local characteristics of videos, the amount of metadata is decreased. A video encoding apparatus (10) divides an input video into blocks of a prescribed size and encodes the video block by block.
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha


08/18/16
20160241865 
 Systems and methods for embedding metadata into video contents patent thumbnailSystems and methods for embedding metadata into video contents
There is provided systems and methods for embedding data into a video content. A system includes an encoder, a memory storing the encoder, and a hardware processor configured to execute the encoder from the memory.
Disney Enterprises, Inc.


08/18/16
20160241829 
 Transmitting display management metadata over hdmi patent thumbnailTransmitting display management metadata over hdmi
In an embodiment, a source video signal comprising reference code values and mapping function parameters for one or more mapping functions to map the reference code values to device-specific pixel values. The reference code values and the mapping function parameters are combined into first video frames in a first video signal format.
Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation


08/18/16
20160241711 

Process for real-time data exchange between users on a phone call


A process for real-time data exchange allows for sharing data, including metadata such as user data and phone data, between multiple handsets so that handsets may automatically display such data upon initiation or establishment of a telephone call, and in some arrangements throughout the life of the call. In this way, the need for subsequent data transmissions is reduced or eliminated, making bandwidth usage more efficient and conserving battery power..
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


08/18/16
20160241692 

Automated caller identifier from contact lists of a user's contacts


When a call or message is received from an unidentified sender on the user's communication device, the caller identifier application launches a text-based messaging application and causes it to send an “invisible” text-based message to the user's contacts. The message includes the metadata (e.g., telephone number) associated with the call or message that the user received.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


08/18/16
20160240204 

Concept for combined dynamic range compression and guided clipping prevention for audio devices


The invention provides a concept for combined dynamic range compression and guided clipping prevention for audio devices. An audio decoder for decoding an audio bitstream and a metadata bitstream related to the audio bitstream according to the concept includes an audio processing chain including a plurality of adjustment stages including a dynamic range control stage for adjusting a dynamic range of the audio output signal and a guided clipping prevention stage for preventing clipping of the audio output signal; and a metadata decoder configured to receive the metadata bitstream and to extract dynamic range control gain sequences and guided clipping prevention gain sequences from the metadata bitstream, at least a part of the dynamic range control gain sequences being supplied to the dynamic range control stage, and at least a part of the guided clipping prevention gain sequences being supplied to the guided clipping prevention stage..
Fraunhofer-gesellschaft Zur Foerderung Der Angewandten Forschung E.v.


08/18/16
20160240182 

Automatic white noise generation for device e-reading mode


A method and system for deploying a display screen of an electronic personal display device. The device includes a processor, a display screen, and a memory storing instructions and a digital content item.
Kobo Incorporated


08/18/16
20160240004 

Augmented reality skin manager


Technologies are generally described for systems, devices and methods effective to set up image data to be processed by an augmented reality device. In some examples, a processor may generate image data from light reflected from a real object.
Empire Technology Development, Llc


08/18/16
20160239767 

Integration platform to enable operational intelligence and user journeys for smart cities and the internet of things


A “metadata model of a city's internet of everything and use thereof to implement citizen engagement through ‘user journeys’ and system intelligence through automated response logic. A framework that allows system integrators to build a metadata model of a city's ioe, which metadata model then enables city managers to implement user journeys and system intelligence, in incremental fashion, as the business needs of the city evolves..
Eutech Cybernetic


08/18/16
20160239724 

Systems and methods for inferential sharing of photos


Techniques for separating shareable images from non-shareable images. In various implementations, image metadata and feature analysis may be used to evaluate the “shareability” of a photograph associated with a particular user.
Google Inc.


08/18/16
20160239571 

Systems and methods for content selection based on search query correlation with broadcast media


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.


08/18/16
20160239508 

Media content playback system and method


A media apparatus for mapping a plurality of media files across multiple media sources may include a database of previously stored content information including a plurality of previously stored content entries, each content entry including a previously stored filename and previously stored metadata. The apparatus may also include a controller programmed to receive first content information representative of at least one first media file from at least one first media source, the first content information including a first media filename for the at least one first media file, determine if the first media filename matches the previously stored filename, derive first metadata from the first content information, and determine if the first metadata matches any of the previously stored metadata in response to determining that the first media filename failed to match the previously stored filename to associate the first media file with one of the previously stored content entries..
Harman International Industries, Incorporated


08/18/16
20160239507 

Methods and systems for managing data


Systems and methods for managing data, such as metadata or index databases. In one exemplary method, a notification that an existing file has been modified or that a new file has been created is received by an indexing software component, which then, in response to the notification performs an indexing operation, where the notification is either not based solely on time or user input or the notification includes an identifier that identifies the file.
Apple Inc.


08/18/16
20160239504 

Method for entity enrichment of digital content to enable advanced search functionality in content management systems


Disclosed is a system and method for extending search capabilities of contentment management systems, such as sharepoint 2013®, to enable geographic and name entity based searches. Geographic and named entity searches are enabled by a content enrichment web service.
Qbase, Llc


08/18/16
20160239396 

Preserving management services with distributed metadata through the disaster recovery life cycle


For disaster recovery involving a first site and a disaster recovery site, where at least a portion of management service metadata not isolated within the management service, a failover process is initiated, including creating an initial snapshot of the distributed metadata state. In a failback process, a representation is created of state changes for the management service and a delta description is calculated therefrom.
International Business Machines Corporation


08/18/16
20160239392 

Preserving management services with distributed metadata through the disaster recovery life cycle


For disaster recovery involving a first site and a disaster recovery site, where at least a portion of management service metadata not isolated within the management service, a failover process is initiated, including creating an initial snapshot of the distributed metadata state. In a failback process, a representation is created of state changes for the management service and a delta description is calculated therefrom.
International Business Machines Corporation


08/18/16
20160239294 

Deploying an application in a cloud computing environment


A system and technique for deploying an application in a cloud computing environment includes: a collecting module executable by a processor unit to collect, while a user is deploying an application, metadata and instructions issued by the user on deploying the application, the metadata comprising service metadata, application metadata and topology metadata, wherein the service metadata comprise metadata on a service required for deploying the application, the application metadata comprise metadata on the application, and the topology metadata comprise metadata indicative of a relationship between the service and the application; and a storing module executable by the processor unit to store the collected metadata and instructions as a model for re-deploying the application.. .
International Business Machines Corporation


08/18/16
20160239291 

Deploying an application in a cloud computing environment


A technique for deploying an application in a cloud computing environment includes: collecting, when a user is deploying an application, metadata and instructions on deploying the application, the metadata comprising service metadata, application metadata and topology metadata, wherein the service metadata comprise metadata on a service required for deploying the application, the application metadata comprise metadata on the application, and the topology metadata comprise metadata indicative of a relationship between the service and the application; and storing the collected metadata and instructions as a model for re-deploying the application.. .
International Business Machines Corporation


08/18/16
20160239290 

Deploying an application in a cloud computing environment


A technique for deploying an application in a cloud computing environment includes: collecting, while a user is deploying an application, metadata and instructions issued by the user on deploying the application, the metadata comprising service metadata, application metadata and topology metadata, wherein the service metadata comprise metadata on a service required for deploying the application, the application metadata comprise metadata on the application, and the topology metadata comprise metadata indicative of a relationship between the service and the application; and storing the collected metadata and instructions as a model for re-deploying the application.. .
International Business Machines Corporation


08/18/16
20160239240 

Memory controller system with non-volatile backup storage


The present invention is directed to computer storage systems and methods thereof. More specifically, embodiments of the present invention provide an isolated storage control system that includes both a non-volatile memory and a volatile memory.
Inphi Corporation


08/18/16
20160239234 

Combining virtual mapping metadata and physical space mapping metadata


For combining virtual mapping metadata and physical space mapping metadata in a storage system by a processor device in a computing environment, data and metadata are maintained into separate virtual streams. The separate virtual streams include a metadata stream for the metadata and a data stream for the data.
International Business Machines Corporation


08/18/16
20160239228 

Method and system for storage of data in a non-volatile media


A system and method for managing the storage of data in non-volatile memory is described. In an aspect, the data may be described by metadata and a transaction log file that are checkpointed from a volatile memory into the non-volatile memory.
Violin Memory Inc.


08/18/16
20160239209 

Transparent hardware-assisted memory decompression


Provided are methods and systems for memory decompression using a hardware decompressor that minimizes or eliminates the involvement of software. Custom decompression hardware is added to the memory subsystem, where the decompression hardware handles read accesses caused by, for example, cache misses or requests from devices to compressed memory blocks, by reading a compressed block, decompressing it into an internal buffer, and returning the requested portion of the block.
Google Inc.


08/18/16
20160235505 

Integrated digital workflow for providing dental restoration


A computer-implemented method of routing a dental restoration design case to a user account includes receiving new dental restoration design cases associated with metadata describes design requirements. The method includes parsing the metadata to identify design factors indicating the requirements and storing the new cases in a main queue.
James R. Glidewell Dental Ceramics, Inc.


08/11/16
20160234565 

Systems and timing commercial breaks


Various arrangements are presented for handling broadcast television commercials. A television receiver may receive, from a television service provider, metadata that indicates a commencement of a television commercial break and an expected duration.
Echostar Uk Holdings Limited


08/11/16
20160234328 

Content supply apparatus, content supply method, program, terminal apparatus, and content supply system


The present disclosure relates to a content supply apparatus, a content supply method, a program, a terminal apparatus, and a content supply system that allow to provide a receiver with pieces of general required network quality information for respective delivery paths for a case of supplying pieces of content of the same content through a plurality of different delivery paths. A content supply apparatus of the present disclosure delivers streams of content through a plurality of different networks, respectively, according to an adaptive streaming technique, and includes: a generating unit that generates metadata describing qos parameters for the respective plurality of different networks through which the streams are delivered, and condition values of the qos parameters; and a delivering unit that delivers the generated metadata to a receiver.
Sony Corporation


08/11/16
20160234184 

Methods, systems, and media for presenting information related to an event based on metadata


Methods, systems and media for presenting information related to an event based on metadata are provided. In some implementations, the method comprises: detecting that a user-initiated event has been performed on a user device; detecting a plurality of sensors connected to the user device; causing a plurality of content items related to the user-initiated event to be obtained using the plurality of sensors connected to the user device; determining whether each of the plurality of content items is to be associated with the user-initiated event based on user device information from a plurality of data sources; associating a portion of the plurality of content items with the user-initiated event based on the determination; retrieving information related to the portion of the plurality of content items; detecting, using the plurality of sensors connected to the user device, a second plurality of content items; determining that at least one of the second plurality of content items is related to at least one of the first plurality of content items; and causing information related to the user-initiated event to be presented by the user device based at least in part on the determination..
Google Inc.


08/11/16
20160234171 

Mapping and obscuring digital representations of a number of user accounts on a social network map


Mapping and obscuring digital representations of a number of user accounts on a social network map includes identifying a primary user account from a number of user accounts of a social network, determining, based on metadata associated with the user accounts, a relationship for each of the user accounts relative to the primary user account, mapping, based on the relationship for each of the user accounts relative to the primary user account, a digital representation of each of the user accounts to a territory on a social network map, determining, based on the relationship for each of the user accounts relative to the primary user account, an obscurity level for each of the user accounts, and obscuring, based on the obscurity level, the territory associated with the digital representation of each of the user accounts on a social network map from the primary user account.. .
International Business Machines Corporation


08/11/16
20160234112 

Method and system for supporting port ranging in a software-defined networking (sdn) system


In one embodiment, a packet is processed by three flow tables in a network device of a software-defined networking (sdn) system. In the first flow table, upon finding a match based at least partially on an ip address value of the packet, the network device adds a first identifier based on the ip address value to metadata of the packet and forwards the packet to a second flow table, where upon finding a match based at least partially on a port value of the packet, the network device adds a second identifier based on the port value to the metadata and forwards the packet to a third flow table.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


08/11/16
20160234094 

Streaming processing network metadata


An improved 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


08/11/16
20160234024 

Leveraging multiple biometrics for enabling user access to security metadata


Techniques for leveraging multiple biometrics for enabling user access to security metadata are provided. In one embodiment, a computing device can receive first and second biometric identifiers from a user.
Sensory, Incorporated


08/11/16
20160234023 

Face-based authentication with situational adaptivity


Techniques for implementing face-based authentication with situational adaptivity are provided. In one embodiment, a computing device can create an enrollment template for a user, the enrollment template being derived from one or more enrollment images of the user's face and being usable by a face-based authentication system to authenticate the user's identity.
Sensory, Incorporated


08/11/16
20160232448 

System and method automatically learning and optimizing sequence order


Embodiments relate to apparatuses and methods configured for automatic learning and/or optimizing an order of items appearing in a sequence. Particular embodiments employ an engine to recognize sequences (e.g., lists of items) repeatedly encountered by a user.

08/11/16
20160232378 

Mapping and obscuring digital representations of a number of user accounts on a social network map


Mapping and obscuring digital representations of a number of user accounts on a social network map includes identifying a primary user account from a number of user accounts of a social network, determining, based on metadata associated with the user accounts, a relationship for each of the user accounts relative to the primary user account, mapping, based on the relationship for each of the user accounts relative to the primary user account, a digital representation of each of the user accounts to a territory on a social network map, determining, based on the relationship for each of the user accounts relative to the primary user account, an obscurity level for each of the user accounts, and obscuring, based on the obscurity level, the territory associated with the digital representation of each of the user accounts on a social network map from the primary user account.. .
International Business Machines Corporation


08/11/16
20160232358 

Information technology vulnerability assessment


Presented herein are vulnerability assessment techniques for highlighting an organization's information technology (it) infrastructure security vulnerabilities. For example, a vulnerability assessment system obtains application metadata for each of a plurality of executable applications observed at one or more devices forming part of an organization's it infrastructure.
Cisco Technology, Inc.


08/11/16
20160232297 

Processing electronic documents


A method and a system for processing electronic documents are provided. The method includes displaying a first image.

08/11/16
20160232220 

Storage constrained synchronization of shared content items


A content management system synchronizes content items across client computing systems connected by a network. Each client device has a storage allocation for synchronized shared content items.
Dropbox, Inc.


08/11/16
20160232168 

Indirection data structures to manage file system metadata


Described herein are systems, methods, and software to manage file system metadata in a data storage device. In one example, a data storage device includes a first storage zone, a shingled magnetic recording (smr) zone, and a storage control system.
Hgst Netherlands B.v.


08/11/16
20160232166 

Method and accessing file


A method and an apparatus for accessing a file, where the method includes that a file system receives a file access request from an application layer, acquires metadata of a file when the file access request is to acquire content of the file according to a query condition, where the metadata of the file includes index information of the file, and the query condition is used to select content of the file with respect to the index information of the file, determining, according to the index information of the file, content that is of the file and that meets the query condition, and acquiring, using a magnetic disk input/output controller, all content that is of the file and that meets the query condition such that the application layer accesses the file, and hence the memory usage is reduced by means of filtering out a part of data.. .
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


08/11/16
20160232102 

Efficient multi-threaded journal space reclamation


A method for more efficiently reclaiming space in a journal is disclosed. In one embodiment, such a method includes identifying a plurality of ranks in a storage system.
International Business Machines Corporation


08/11/16
20160232065 

Preserving management services with self-contained metadata through the disaster recovery life cycle


During normal operation, at a first site, of a disaster recovery management unit, at least one customer workload machine, at least one management service machine, and metadata for the at least one management service machine are replicated to a remote disaster recovery site. After a disaster at the first site, a replicated version of the at least one customer workload machine and a replicated version of the at least one management service machine are brought up at the remote disaster recovery site.
International Business Machines Corporation


08/11/16
20160232048 

Methods and systems for non-intrusive debug processing of network frames


Methods and systems are disclosed for non-intrusive debug processing of network frames. For certain embodiments, a frame parser processes frames from a network interface and generates frame metadata.

08/11/16
20160232016 

Efficient and consistent para-virtual i/o system


Embodiments of the invention relate to a para-virtual i/o system. A state of a filesystem associated with a para-virtual i/o system is updated, which includes performing semantic journaling in support of the update.
International Business Machines Corporation


08/11/16
20160231997 

Communication apparatus, communication system, communication method, and recording medium


A communication apparatus includes a receiver configured to receive metadata of update data for use in updating, a determination unit configured to determine whether there are update data subject to preliminary downloading indicating downloading the update data in advance before an update allowable time, based on a description of the metadata, and an update process unit configured to download the update data when the determination unit determines that there are the update data subject to preliminary downloading.. .

08/11/16
20160231996 

Communication apparatus, communication system, and communication method


A disclosed communication apparatus includes a receiving unit that receives metadata of update data used for an update; a determination unit that determines, based on a description of the metadata, whether or not there is update data that is subject to advance download in which download of the update data is executed before a point of time at which the update is able to start; a control unit that determines whether or not it is timing to perform the advance download; and an update processing unit that downloads the update data in a case in which the determination unit determines that there is the update data that is subject to the advance download and the control unit determines that it is the timing to perform the advance download.. .

08/11/16
20160231952 

Filesystem management


A method for managing a filesystem by a storage system, the method may include maintaining, by a storage system, a filesystem data structure that comprises filesystem pathnames metadata related to a filesystem that is stored in the storage system; receiving, from a client that is coupled to the storage system via a network, a request to obtain a client filesystem object list related to at least a certain portion of the filesystem; generating, in response to the request and in response to the filesystem data structure, the client filesystem object list, wherein the client filesystem object list comprises at least one pathname of at least one filesystem object that belongs to the at least certain portion of the filesystem; and sending the client filesystem object list to the client.. .
Infinidat Ltd.


08/11/16
20160231936 

In-memory variable meta data system and method


A system and method are presented that improve transformation processing of program data stored in ram. For all data structures (objects) with real data stored in ram, metadata defining the schema (including all data types) for those data structures are also stored in ram.

08/11/16
20160231908 

System and methods for card interaction and assigning cards to spaces


The present disclosure relates to systems, methods and devices for the presentation of a user interface and operation of devices. In one embodiment, a method for assigning card elements of an application user interface to a space includes presenting a user interface, wherein the user interface is presented including graphical elements for one or more card elements, and wherein the user interface is presented including graphical elements for one or more spaces and detecting a user interface command to associate a selected card element presented by the user interface with a selected space presented by the user interface.
Hisense International Co., Ltd.


08/11/16
20160231889 

Method and caption parallax over image while scrolling


A method and apparatus for the automatic overlay of captions (closed captioning, annotations, tags, metadata . .
Thomson Licensing


08/11/16
20160231372 

Wire diagram tagging system


Systems and methods for creating a data representation of the structure of an electrical system or network. Wireless tags, such as rfid tags, near field communication tags, and other short-range wireless communication technologies, are used to uniquely identify discrete components of the electrical network, and user-provided metadata is associated with each tag, generally using a software application on a smart device which is in communication with the tags.
Ivani, Llc


08/04/16
20160227406 

Broadcast apparatus and authenticating broadcast data


A broadcast receiver includes a communicator configured to receive broadcast data including metadata associated with an application and a controller configured to obtain a comparison result by comparing a reference hash with a metadata hash generated based on the metadata, authenticate the metadata based on the comparison result, and launch the application based on a result of the authentication.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


08/04/16
20160227372 

Trigger mechanism


An automatic location identifier (ali) trigger mechanism can include a data tap configured to detect an ali location request for an emergency services call. The data tap can also be configured to output a trigger signal in response to detecting the ali location request.
Telecommunication Systems, Inc.


08/04/16
20160227294 

Method for providing a client device with a media asset


The present invention relates to a system for providing a client device with a media asset for playing out said media asset at said client device, in which system portions of said media asset being associated with metadata. The system comprises: means configured to forward a portion of said media asset towards said client device and means configured to notify an integration server of an identification of said portion of said media asset being provided to said client device for play out at said client device; and means, in said integration server configured to retrieve metadata associated with said portion of said media asset provided; and means in said integration server, configured to retrieve at least one service description in function of said metadata retrieved, each service description of said at least one service description defining a respective service to be provided by an internet of things enabled device of a plurality of internet of things enabled devices associated with a user of said client device; and means, in said integration server, configured to determine, in function of said portion of media asset being provided to said client device, said metadata associated with said portion of said media asset provided and said at least one service description associated with an of internet of things device, a media experience enrichment action..
Alcatel Lucent


08/04/16
20160227094 

Automated extended depth of field imaging apparatus and method


An imaging apparatus and method enables an automated extended depth of field capability that automates and simplifies the process of creating extended depth of field images. An embodiment automates the acquisition of an image “stack” or sequence and stores metadata at the time of image acquisition that facilitates production of a composite image having an extended depth of field from at least a portion of the images in the acquired sequence.
Applied Minds, Llc


08/04/16
20160226970 

Storage constrained synchronization of content items based on predicted user access to shared content items using retention scoring


A content management system synchronizes content items across client computing systems connected by a network. Each client device has a storage allocation for synchronized shared content items.
Dropbox, Inc.


08/04/16
20160226949 

Bulk uploading of multiple self-referencing objects


A computer implemented method, computer program product, and system for performing create, read, update, or delete operations on a plurality of resources in a client-server environment. In an embodiment, the computer implemented method includes the steps of identifying individual resources requiring operations to be performed, assigning local references for any resources to which a uri (uniform resource identifier) has not been provided by the server, generating metadata describing the local references and operations to be performed, wrapping each individual resource with the metadata to provide a plurality of wrapped resources arranging the wrapped resources into a single payload, and transmitting the single payload to the server..
International Business Machines Corporation


08/04/16
20160226934 

Grid encoded media asset data


metadata can identify temporal segments of content associated with a media asset and can identify asset data types. In response to a request for a particular asset, a central office may identify a data type and a temporal segment based on metadata associated with the request..
Comcast Cable Communications, Llc


08/04/16
20160226916 

Creating and managing a network security tag


An apparatus, computer readable medium, and method are provided in one example embodiment and include a network device, an analysis module, and a tag module. The analysis module may be configured to perform a number of actions on the network data to identify network information about the network data.
Mcafee, Inc.


08/04/16
20160226879 

Authorization token cache system and method


A system includes one or more processors to request access tokens from a token service computer, cache the access tokens and related information in a token cache, transmit the access tokens with a resource request to a resource server, and receive requested resources in response to the resource request. The resource server transmits representations of requested resources to computing devices having valid tokens.
Oracle International Corporation


08/04/16
20160226854 

Systems and methods for the secure sharing of data


In various embodiments, a computer-implemented method for sharing tasks over one or more computer networks is disclosed. The method includes providing a task created on a first computer system located in a first network, the task comprising content information and metadata information.
Broadvision, Inc.


08/04/16
20160226826 

10gbps line rate stream to disk with fast retrieval (metadata) and network statistics


This application discloses a network monitoring method and apparatus. The network monitoring method includes: receiving a packet transmitted on a network, where the packet has flow information that indicates a network flow for transmission of the packet; acquiring the flow information of the packet; detecting whether a metadatabase includes the flow information corresponding the packet, where the metadatabase is used to store metadata and flow information associated with the metadata; generating, according to a detection result about the flow information, metadata related to the transmission of the packet, and associating the metadata with the corresponding flow information; and storing the generated metadata and the flow information associated with the generated metadata into the metadatabase..
Fluke Corporation


08/04/16
20160226611 

Location and time based filtering of broadcast information


Techniques for sending and receiving broadcast information are described. In an aspect, broadcast metadata may be generated for broadcast information and may include location and time criteria used by terminals to filter the broadcast information.
Qualcomm Incorporated


08/04/16
20160226608 

Virtual home channel for mobile broadcast networks


Methods and systems simplify discovery and handoff for multi-frequency broadcast receiver devices, such as mobile tv devices, by providing a virtual home channel that is not dependent on a single frequency network upper layer. The methods and systems may be used in conjunction with a single frequency network upper layer to support areas without upper layer available, or to off load some portion of the common data bandwidth in the single frequency network.
Qualcomm Incorporated


08/04/16
20160225411 

Recording medium containing moving picture data and additional information thereof and reproducing method and apparatus of the recording medium


A method and an apparatus for retrieving information for managing video data involving link information associating metadata with the video data. A metadata indicator is used to indicate that metadata exists in a stream with the linking information.
Lg Electronics Inc.


08/04/16
20160225387 

Hybrid waveform-coded and parametric-coded speech enhancement


A method for hybrid speech enhancement which employs parametric-coded enhancement (or blend of parametric-coded and waveform-coded enhancement) under some signal conditions and waveform-coded enhancement (or a different blend of parametric-coded and waveform-coded enhancement) under other signal conditions. Other aspects are methods for generating a bitstream indicative of an audio program including speech and other content, such that hybrid speech enhancement can be performed on the program, a decoder including a buffer which stores at least one segment of an encoded audio bitstream generated by any embodiment of the inventive method, and a system or device (e.g., an encoder or decoder) configured (e.g., programmed) to perform any embodiment of the inventive method.
Dolby International Ab


08/04/16
20160225382 

Time-alignment of qmf based processing data


The present document relates to time-alignment of encoded data of an audio encoder with associated metadata, such as spectral band replication (sbr) metadata. An audio decoder (100, 300) configured to determine a reconstructed frame of an audio signal (237) from an access unit (110) of a received data stream is described.
Dolby International Ab


08/04/16
20160225157 

Remapping a depth map for 3d viewing


Image processing device (100) arranged for remapping a depth map (101) is disclosed. A 3d image comprises the depth map and a content image.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.


08/04/16
20160224946 

System and automatically, identifying, extracting and managing a list of user tasks


Exemplary embodiments of the present disclosure are directed towards a system and method for automatically identifying, extracting and managing a list of user tasks. The system includes a task identifier unit for identifying the sender, time of receiving the message and other metadata of the received messages.
Reqall Inc.


08/04/16
20160224837 

Method and system for facial and object recognition using metadata heuristic search


A method and system for real-time object and facial recognition is provided. Multiple video or camera data feeds are used to collect information about a location and transmitted to a distributed, web-based framework.
Hyperlayer, Inc.


08/04/16
20160224835 

Scene and activity identification in video summary generation


Video and corresponding metadata is accessed. Events of interest within the video are identified based on the corresponding metadata, and best scenes are identified based on the identified events of interest.
Gopro, Inc.


08/04/16
20160224834 

Scene and activity identification in video summary generation based on motion detected in a video


Video and corresponding metadata is accessed. Events of interest within the video are identified based on the corresponding metadata, and best scenes are identified based on the identified events of interest.
Gopro, Inc.


08/04/16
20160224797 

Creating secure virtual databases storing masked data


A database storage system creates secure snapshots or virtual databases based on a source database that stores sensitive information. The database storage system applies a masking function to the sensitive data and stores the masked data in the secure snapshot.
Delphix Corporation


08/04/16
20160224670 

System and methods thereof for enhancing a user's search experience


A system and method for enhancing search experiences of users are presented. The method includes receiving an input query and a metadata related to the input query sent from a user device; selecting at least one resource from a plurality of resources to respond to the input query; sending the input query as an input to the selected at least one resource; providing, for each selected resource, a single unique display segment within a display area on the user device; causing each selected resource to respond to the input within the corresponding unique display segment; and establishing a direct communication link between the at least one selected resource and the user device for at least enabling direct interaction between each selected resource and a user of the user device within the corresponding unique display segment..
Doat Media Ltd.


08/04/16
20160224650 

Method for performing file synchronization control, and associated apparatus


A method for performing file synchronization control includes: generating and storing metadata of a plurality of files into a storage module of the electronic device, where file contents of the plurality of files are stored in at least one server, the electronic device and the server communicate with each other through at least one network, and the metadata include access rules corresponding to the plurality of files to indicate whether a user of the electronic device has permissions to perform file operations on the plurality of files; and according to the metadata of the plurality of files, controlling file synchronization between the electronic device and the server to update a synchronization file set within the electronic device. An associated apparatus performs the method..
Synology Incorporated


08/04/16
20160224649 

Idle state triggered constrained synchronization of shared content items


A content management system synchronizes content items across client computing systems connected by a network. Each client device has a storage allocation for synchronized shared content items.
Dropbox, Inc.


08/04/16
20160224645 

System and ontology-based data integration


Methods for building a semantic knowledge base for ontology-based data integration. A method includes receiving a semantic knowledge base related to an application domain, wherein the semantic knowledge base comprises a graph database and a global ontology schema, receiving a data collection related to an application domain, the data collection comprising structured data, semi-structured data, and unstructured data, annotating the unstructured data into annotated data using predefined metadata defined by the global ontology schema, mapping and converting the structured data and the semi-structured data to semantic data into the graph database, integrating the annotated data with the semantic data in the graph database, and storing the semantic knowledge base in a database..
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft


08/04/16
20160224623 

Workflow processing system and method with database system support


Automatic workflow processing in a workflow processing computer system. A data management system support module receives a data management activity (dma) description.
International Business Machines Corporation


08/04/16
20160224601 

System and search indexes using key-value attributes to searchable metadata


Systems, methods, and computer program products for searching objects, metadata associated with the objects, and attributes assigned to or associated with the metadata. Referring to herein as metadata for the metadata, these attributes may be associated with one or more metadata field values of a metadata field name which, in turn, may be associated with an object being or already indexed in a search index of a search system.
Open Text S.a.


08/04/16
20160224599 

Declaring directives in a data store


A specified data type and pre-storage operation are receive. In response, an association between the two is created in storage metadata.
Emc Corporation


08/04/16
20160224588 

Data integrity and loss resistance in high performance and high capacity storage deduplication


A memory system for utilizing a deduplication process may include a controller, a storage media, and a non-volatile ram including a metadata journal and a metadata cache, the metadata cache including an address table and a fingerprinting table, and the metadata journal including a plurality of transactions indicating whether a transaction is successfully written on the storage media.. .
Sk Hynix Memory Solutions Inc.


08/04/16
20160224587 

Analyzing and correcting corruption which caused filesystem checker failure so that the filesystem checker will run without error


A method for repairing a corrupted filesystem, whereby the corrupted filesystem includes a plurality of corrupted metadata structures is provided. The method may include determining a plurality of missing metadata structures associated with the corrupted filesystem.
International Business Machines Corporation


08/04/16
20160224581 

Recursive multi-threaded file system scanner for serializing file system metadata exoskeleton


Methods, apparatus, and other embodiments facilitate discovering and serializing metadata for a file system. After initializing or accessing a serialization data structure, recursive search threads that begin at a selected location in the file system are spawned.
Quantum Corporation


08/04/16
20160224573 

System and generating media bookmarks


Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and computer-readable media for transmedia video bookmarks, the method comprising receiving a first place marker and a second place marker for a segment of video media, extracting metadata from the video media between the first and second place markers, normalizing the extracted metadata, storing the normalized metadata, first place marker, and second place marker as a video bookmark, and retrieving the media represented by the video bookmark upon request from a user. Systems can aggregate video bookmarks from multiple sources and refine the first place marker and second place marker based on the aggregated video bookmarks.
At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp


08/04/16
20160224555 

Parametric analysis of media metadata


A method is disclosed that includes receiving, from a device of a user, a request to transmit a multimedia file. The method also includes automatically generating a generated content descriptor based on an analysis of the multimedia file using at least one analysis parameter.
At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp


08/04/16
20160224538 

Systems and methods for electronic document review


Systems and methods enable convenient and accurate searching, filtering, reviewing, and classification of electronic documents without the loss of metadata. A communication data source file is parsed into conversation-specific files that include message content and metadata.
First Advantage Litigation Consulting Dba Consilio


08/04/16
20160224530 

Mapping stored client data to requested data using metadata


Disclosed are various embodiments that employ metadata to map stored client data to form fields and other data consumers. Data items are requested by a data consumer, such as a web form.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.


08/04/16
20160224521 

Systems and methods for management and processing of electronic documents


Systems and methods for managing and processing building plan documents. An electronic building plan document including a plurality of plan sheets is received.
E-plan, Inc.


08/04/16
20160224516 

Method and system to attribute metadata to preexisting documents


This disclosure provides a method and system to convert a first digital representation of a document including a first format to a second digital representation of the document including a second format. According to an exemplary method, a preexisting printed assessment is scanned to produce an image file and an educational assessment analysis system captures an image area associated with a question, processes the captured image area to automatically assign metadata associated with an independent assessment creation process to the captured image area, which is subsequently processed to generate an assessment based on the assigned metadata which conforms with a format consistent with the independent assessment creation process..
Xerox Corporation


08/04/16
20160224507 

Distributed file serving architecture system with metadata storage virtualization and data access at the data server connection speed


Method, apparatus and program storage device that provides a distributed file serving architecture with metadata storage virtualization and data access at the data server connection speed is provided. A host issues a file access request including data target locations.
International Business Machines Corporation


08/04/16
20160224439 

Analyzing and correcting corruption which caused filesystem checker failure so that the filesystem checker will run without error


A method for repairing a corrupted filesystem, whereby the corrupted filesystem includes a plurality of corrupted metadata structures is provided. The method may include determining a plurality of missing metadata structures associated with the corrupted filesystem.
International Business Machines Corporation


08/04/16
20160224430 

Triggering discovery points based on change


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.


08/04/16
20160224421 

Social networking utilizing a dispersed storage network


A method includes receiving, from a first user device, social media data for storage in the social media dsn. The method further includes dispersed storage error encoding the social media data in accordance with dispersed storage error encoding parameters to produce a plurality of sets of encoded data slices.
Cleversafe, Inc.


08/04/16
20160224338 

Analyzing components related to a software application in a software development environment


According to one aspect of the present disclosure, a process for analyzing components related to a software application in a software development environment is disclosed. The process includes obtaining metadata information for each of a plurality of components from the software development environment, and generating an entry including extracting attribute information from the obtained metadata information for each component for use by a developer of the software application..
Blue Wolf Group, Llc


08/04/16
20160224264 

Essential metadata replication


Methods, apparatus and computer program products implement embodiments of the present invention that include defining, in a storage system including receiving, by a storage system, a storage request, and identifying, based on the storage request, one or more storage management units. For each of the storage management units, a master partition table having multiple master entries and one or more backup partition tables is identified, each of the backup partition tables having backup entries in a one-to-one-correspondence with the master entries.
International Business Machines Corporation


08/04/16
20160224261 

Hardware-supported per-process metadata tags


A memory controller is used to receive a first request for a portion of a physical memory and metadata associated with the portion of the physical memory. The first request for the portion of the physical memory is translated to correspond to an indirect data structure.
Intel Corporation


08/04/16
20160224245 

File management system


Disclosed herein is a file management system that includes an unformatted raw data area storing a plurality of raw data files at respective locations within the unformatted raw data area. The storage medium also includes a formatted partitioned area that includes a plurality of partitions each associated with a different file system.
Hgst Netherlands B.v.


08/04/16
20160224239 

Method and system for ink data generation, ink data rendering, ink data manipulation and ink data communication


A method implemented in a device including a position input sensor is provided, for generating ink data including stroke objects that are vector data configured to reproduce paths formed by operating a pointer. The method includes generally three step.
Wacom Co., Ltd.


08/04/16
20160224002 

Content management


Content management includes populating a library with modular objects and metadata associated with the modular objects. In response to a query, the library can be searched based in part on the metadata.
Rockwell Automation Technologies, Inc.






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