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Date/App# patent app List of recent Metadata-related patents
05/19/16
20160142850 
 Apparatus and  efficient object metadata coding patent thumbnailnew patent Apparatus and efficient object metadata coding
An apparatus for generating one or more audio channels is provided. The apparatus includes a metadata decoder for receiving one or more compressed metadata signals.
Fraunhofer-gesellschaft Zur Foerderung Der Angewandten Forschung E.v.


05/19/16
20160142787 
 Apparatus and  context-based storage and retrieval of multimedia content patent thumbnailnew patent Apparatus and context-based storage and retrieval of multimedia content
Disclosed is a solution that tags and stores video, audio, pictures, text, and other content, along with their associated metadata to allow for contextual retrieval and customized playback of stored content.. .
Sap Se


05/19/16
20160142714 
 Data output apparatus, data output method, and data generation method patent thumbnailnew patent Data output apparatus, data output method, and data generation method
A data output apparatus includes: a video decoder that decodes a video stream to generate a first video signal; an external metadata acquisition unit that acquires one or more pieces of metadata corresponding to one or more first conversion modes; an hdr metadata interpreter that interprets one of the one or more pieces of metadata to acquire characteristic data and conversion auxiliary data; a dr converter that supports one or more second conversion modes and performs conversion processing of a luminance range of the first video signal based on the conversion auxiliary data to generate a second video signal; and an hdmi output unit that outputs the second video signal to a display apparatus.. .
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.


05/19/16
20160142437 
 Method and system for preventing injection-type attacks in a web based operating system patent thumbnailnew patent Method and system for preventing injection-type attacks in a web based operating system
A method for detecting a malicious code which is injected into the command stream of a widget running by a web-based os at a device is disclosed. The method requires (a) analyzing the widget at an app-store to determine first invariant data; (b) recording within a metadata file first invariant data; (c) associating said metadata file with said widget, and supplying said widget within a user device; (d) upon running said widget, activating a monitoring module, analyzing the running widget and determining by said module a second invariants data, and comparing respectively said second determined invariant data with said first determined invariants data; and (e) issuing an alert upon detection of a variation above a predefined value between said second determined invariant data and said first determined invariant data, respectively..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


05/19/16
20160142361 
 Image with audio conversation system and method utilizing social media communications patent thumbnailnew patent Image with audio conversation system and method utilizing social media communications
A system and method are presented that use an existing social networking message system to allow interactive audio commentary concerning a visual image. Audio is rendered into a video file containing the image.
Filmstrip, Inc.


05/19/16
20160140952 
 Method for adding realism to synthetic speech patent thumbnailnew patent Method for adding realism to synthetic speech
The present disclosure provides a method for adding realism to synthetic speech. The method includes receiving text (218) that is to be converted into synthetic speech from a mobile device (108).
Clearone Inc.


05/19/16
20160140856 
 Method and apparatus to encourage development of long term recollections of given episodes patent thumbnailnew patent Method and apparatus to encourage development of long term recollections of given episodes
These teachings are applicable for use with an individual who faces problems with respect to forming new long term memories. Generally speaking, pursuant to these various embodiments, one automatically captures (101) a record of experiential content to which the individual is exposed during a given episode and then automatically associates (102) that record of experiential content with metadata that characterizes the given episode.

05/19/16
20160140681 
 Decoding a watermark and processing in response thereto patent thumbnailnew patent Decoding a watermark and processing in response thereto
Watermark encoders and decoders can be integrated into operating systems, internet browsers, media players, and other applications and devices. Such integration enables the watermark-enabled application or device to provide additional functionality and information available via the watermark.
Digimarc Corporation


05/19/16
20160140479 
 Adaptive task assignment to improve skill growth and balance service level agreements patent thumbnailnew patent Adaptive task assignment to improve skill growth and balance service level agreements
Methods and systems may provide for computing the complexities of tasks in a business process management system based on business and process data, and previous durations taken to compute similar tasks. The system and method may also categorize the skill level of one or more users based on user history and other metadata, and use the skill level and task complexity to correlate a task with one or more users that are suitable to complete the task within a related service level agreement.
International Business Machines Corporation


05/19/16
20160140478 
 Adaptive task assignment to improve skill growth and balance service level agreements patent thumbnailnew patent Adaptive task assignment to improve skill growth and balance service level agreements
Methods and systems may provide for computing the complexities of tasks in a business process management system based on business and process data, and previous durations taken to compute similar tasks. The system and method may also categorize the skill level of one or more users based on user history and other metadata, and use the skill level and task complexity to correlate a task with one or more users that are suitable to complete the task within a related service level agreement.
International Business Machines Corporation


05/19/16
20160140415 
new patent

Methods and systems for differentiating synthetic and non-synthetic images


The techniques introduced here include a system and method for transcoding multimedia content based on the results of content analysis. The determination of specific transcoding parameters, used for transcoding multimedia content, can be performed by utilizing the results of content analysis of the multimedia content.
Facebook, Inc.


05/19/16
20160140373 
new patent

Embedding information in an image for fast retrieval


A binary bit-string is encoded in a circular image. The circular image encodes substrings of the bit-string in sectors of the circular image and includes redundant bits, error correcting codes, and metadata pertaining to the encoding scheme.
Minkasu, Inc.


05/19/16
20160140363 
new patent

Programmable unit for metadata processing


A system and method for metadata processing that can be used to encode an arbitrary number of security policies for code running on a stored-program processor. This disclosure adds metadata to every word in the system and adds a metadata processing unit that works in parallel with data flow to enforce an arbitrary set of policies, such that metadata is unbounded and software programmable to be applicable to a wide range of metadata processing policies.
Bae Systems Information And Electronic Systems Integration Inc.


05/19/16
20160140229 
new patent

Method and system for organizing, searching, finding, and filtering internet content based on content relevancy through data categorization live and in real time, without time delay


A method and system for organizing, searching/finding and filtering internet content based on content relevancy through data categorization by use of metadata. The present invention furthermore describes the presentation and feed of live data content to a search engine.
Shuccle Ag


05/19/16
20160140225 
new patent

Music recommendation system of vehicle and method thereof


A music recommendation system of a vehicle includes: a sound source analysis unit that analyzes music characteristic information of a plurality of sound source files, respectively, generates a matching table including pieces of music metadata based on the analyzed music characteristic information of the plurality of sound source files, analyzes music characteristic information of a plurality of sound source files, respectively, included in a music list played by a driver of the vehicle, and generates an analysis table based on the analyzed music characteristic information of the plurality of sound source files included in the music list; an input unit that receives a music recommendation request from the driver; and a sound source recommending unit that extracts music characteristic information from the matching table similar to music characteristic information in the analysis table and generates a recommendation list based on the extracted music characteristic information.. .
Hyundai Motor Company


05/19/16
20160140191 
new patent

Method and the storage and retrieval of time stamped blocks of data


Embodiments disclosed herein provide systems, methods, and computer readable storage media for time-based storage and retrieval of data items. In a particular embodiment, a method provides receiving a point-in-time data request.
Datos Io Inc.


05/19/16
20160140173 
new patent

Systems and methods for representing search query rewrites


Various embodiments include systems and methods for generating query rewrite records which may be used to generate standardized query rewrites for a search engine. Such records may identify rewrite triggers as well as constraints and other metadata flags which may be associated with certain rewrites in query rewrite identification (qril) records.

05/19/16
20160140131 
new patent

Method and system for data transformation for cloud-based archiving and backup


A system and a method for data transformation for cloud-based archiving and backup are disclosed. The system includes an original disk storage, an object storage and a data transformation and virtualization module (dtvm).
Prophetstor Data Services, Inc.


05/19/16
20160140126 
new patent

Methods and systems for selecting and presenting content based on dynamically identifying microgenres associated with the content


A method of selecting and presenting content based on learned user preferences is provided. The method includes providing a content system including a set of content items organized by genre characterizing the content items, and wherein the set of content items contains microgenre metadata further characterizing the content items.
Veveo, Inc.


05/19/16
20160140118 
new patent

Information management


Managing metadata added to a file, a directory, or a symbolic link is provided. One or more pieces of metadata of a movement target are obtained.
International Business Machines Corporation


05/19/16
20160140096 
new patent

Excerpt selection feature for an e-reading device


An e-reading device is provided that enables user-selected excerpts from one or more e-books to be aggregated as part of a separate content item. The e-reading device can also operate to programmatically generate bibliographic statements for each of the selected excerpts, based on attribution metadata from the e-book that is the source of each excerpt..
Kobo Inc.


05/19/16
20160140053 
new patent

Re-mru of metadata tracks to reduce lock contention


For reducing lock contention on a modified least recently used (mlru) list for metadata tracks, upon a conclusion of an access of a metadata track, if one of the metadata track is located in a predefined lower percentile of the mlru list, and the metadata track has been accessed, including the access, a predetermined number of times, the metadata track is removed from a current position in the mlru list and moved to a most recently used (mru) end of the mlru list.. .
International Business Machines Corporation


05/19/16
20160139951 
new patent

Service clean-up


Versions of a service not reachable by a set of service requestors that use the service are removed. Multiple, different versions of a service are stored, along with metadata associated with the multiple, different versions of the service.
Aol Inc.


05/19/16
20160139849 
new patent

Non-volatile buffering for deduplicaton


A system and method for storage of data is described where the data and commands received by a storage system is processed using at least a pair of redundant channels, configured so that received data buffered in a first channel is also buffered by a second channel prior to acknowledgement of the completion of the command execution. This permits a low latency of response to commands while securely storing the data.
Violin Memory, Inc.


05/19/16
20160139843 
new patent

System and hijacking inodes based on replication operations received in an arbitrary order


A system and method for hijacking inodes based on replication operations received in an arbitrary order is used to assist a data replication operation from a source storage system to a destination storage system. The source storage system generates a set of replication operations as part of a replication process and transmits the replication operations in an arbitrary order.
Netapp, Inc.


05/19/16
20160139839 
new patent

Asynchronous tape backup and restore from tape backup in a disk storage environment


A metadata object identifying a set of disk locations which have been written to during a consistency group is maintained. Backup data for the consistency group is written.
International Business Machines Corporation


05/19/16
20160139838 
new patent

N-way merge technique for updating volume metadata in a storage i/o stack


A three-way merge technique efficiently updates metadata in accordance with a three-way merge operation managed by a volume layer of a storage input/output (i/o) stack executing on one or more nodes of a cluster. The metadata is embodied as mappings from logical block addresses (lbas) of a logical unit (lun) accessible by a host to durable extent keys, and is organized as a multi-level dense tree.
Netapp, Inc.


05/12/16
20160134945 

Provision of video data


Video data is retrieved by a user device (41) from a database (49) as a plurality of video segments each having metadata (44) associated therewith indicative of the relative narrative interest of individual segments of the data, and is arranged such that it may be played at a selectable plurality of speeds. The speed at which each segment is to be played is selected in accordance with the metadata associated with that segment.
British Telecommunications Public Limited Company


05/12/16
20160134936 

Correlation of media metadata gathered from diverse sources


A dvr, server, or other agent correlates media metadata from diverse sources, like an epg data provider and multiple video-on-demand (vod) service providers. Metadata sets from different sources are compared in order to attempt to identify identical programs to which the metadata sets pertain.
Tivo Inc.


05/12/16
20160134924 

System and collecting data


The passive data collection method is sometime more reliable because the direct query method might not be available or possible through a 3rd party channel application. Accordingly, an improved data collection method is provided.
Roku, Inc.


05/12/16
20160134763 

Offloaded data entry for scanned documents


Embodiments described herein provide the capability to offload a data entry activity from a multi-function printer (mfp) to a remote computing device, such as a user's computer, tablet, smartphone, etc. In one embodiment, the mfp generates a scan of a document for a user, and holds the scanned document pending a data entry activity that assigns metadata to the scanned document.
Ricoh Company, Ltd.


05/12/16
20160134678 

System and providing media content


There is presented a system for providing a content stored on a medium, the system comprising a media presentation module including a processor. The processor is configured to retrieve a content payload including a digital content from a data structure residing on the medium, and to retrieve a content-describing metadata stored separately from the digital content, from the data structure.
Disney Enterprises, Inc.


05/12/16
20160134667 

Content collaboration


Method(s) and system(s) for collaboration of content are described herein. The system includes a dynamic content editor coupled to a processor to generate a graphical user interface including interactive elements for receiving user inputs for relating contents in a content repository and specifying a layout of display of curated contents.
Tata Consultancy Services Limited


05/12/16
20160134619 

System and single sign-on technical support access to tenant accounts and data in a multi-tenant platform


Shown is single sign-on support access to tenant accounts in a multi-tenant service platform involving a proxy user account in an identity provider for a tenant account on the service platform having security metadata associated therewith, mapping in the identity provider maps a support user to a proxy user identifier, a corresponding security endpoint in the service platform and mapping of the proxy user account identifier to the tenant account and security metadata. The identity provider authenticates a request to access the tenant account on the service platform, obtains the security credentials for the proxy user identifier, and sends a security assertion with the proxy user identifier and the security metadata to the security endpoint.
Zuora, Inc.


05/12/16
20160134490 

Managing event metrics for service management analytics


A method of managing event metrics for service management analytics. The method includes: determining, by a computer processor, whether a record associated with service level management needs to be versioned based on metric metadata; if so, capturing, by the computer processor, present state of the record; versioning, by the computer processor, the captured present state of the record; summarizing and aggregating, by the computer processor, the versioned record; generating, by the computer processor, snapshots of the summarized and aggregated records; and attaching, by the computer processor, reference attributes to the snapshots..
International Business Machines Corporation


05/12/16
20160133267 

Concept for audio encoding and decoding for audio channels and audio objects


Audio encoder for encoding audio input data to obtain audio output data includes an input interface for receiving a plurality of audio channels, a plurality of audio objects and metadata related to one or more of the plurality of audio objects; a mixer for mixing the plurality of objects and the plurality of channels to obtain a plurality of pre-mixed channels, each pre-mixed channel including audio data of a channel and audio data of at least one object; a core encoder for core encoding core encoder input data; and a metadata compressor for compressing the metadata related to the one or more of the plurality of audio objects, wherein the audio encoder is configured to operate in at least one mode of the group of two modes.. .
Fraunhofer-gesellschaft Zur Foerderung Der Angewandten Forschung E.v.


05/12/16
20160133263 

Apparatus and low delay object metadata coding


An apparatus for generating one or more audio channels is provided. The apparatus comprises a metadata decoder for generating one or more reconstructed metadata signals from one or more processed metadata signals depending on a control signal, wherein each of the one or more reconstructed metadata signals indicates information associated with an audio object signal of one or more audio object signals, wherein the metadata decoder is configured to generate the one or more reconstructed metadata signals by determining a plurality of reconstructed metadata samples for each of the one or more reconstructed metadata signals.
Fraunhofer-gesellschaft Zur Foerderung Der Angewandten Forschung E.v.


05/12/16
20160132980 

Techniques for managing external learning content


A framework for facilitating the management of, and access to, external learning content within an organization is provided. In various embodiments, a computer system (or group of computer systems) implementing the framework can, e.g.: (1) import, into the organization's learning management system (lms), metadata for external learning content items provided by an external content provider; (2) enable an organization administrator to assign each of the external learning content items to one or more users or programs/catalogs/curricula in the organization; (3) enable organization users to search for and launch their assigned external learning content items directly from the lms; (4) automatically log the organization users into the external content provider systems as part of the item launch process; and (5) automatically track completion of the external learning content items..

05/12/16
20160132926 

Systems and methods for coordinated advertising campaigns


Systems and methods for generating coordinated advertising campaigns in accordance with embodiments of the invention are disclosed. In one embodiment, a coordinated product advertising server system includes a processor and a memory connected to the processor and storing a product advertisement generation application, wherein the product advertisement generation application directs the processor to obtain product feed data, determine a set of advertising channel data, wherein advertising channel data includes metadata describing attributes of an advertising channel, generate a set of advertising creatives for each advertising channel based on the product feed data and the set of advertising channel data, generate a set of product advertising campaigns, wherein an advertising campaign is targeted to a specific advertising channel and includes the set of advertising creatives for the specific advertising channel, and transmit each product advertising campaign to the specific advertising channel associated with the product advertising campaign..
Criteo Sa


05/12/16
20160132909 

Systems and methods for candidate tracking


Systems and methods for candidate tracking and fee recovery in accordance with embodiments of the invention are disclosed. In one embodiment, a candidate tracking server system includes a processor and a memory storing a candidate tracking application directing the processor to obtain candidate data describing a candidate, identify at least one publicly available data source system, obtain public activity data for the candidate data from the at least one publicly available data source system, determine current employment status data for the candidate data based on the obtained public activity data, calculate fee opportunity data based on the candidate data, current employment status data, and staffing firm data, determine if the fee opportunity data has been fulfilled, and when the fee opportunity data has not been fulfilled, generate notification data including the fee opportunity data and metadata describing the employer and the staffing firm and provide the generated notification data..
Recruit Tracker, Inc.


05/12/16
20160132585 

Method and pushing situationally relevant data


A computer-implemented method of providing users with contextually relevant data associates metadata tags with data items extracted from a variety of data sources that summarize the data items in searchable form using a common format. Contextual data is collected from the users indicative of their current situation.
Nterop Corporation


05/12/16
20160132584 

System and dynamically clustering data items


A method for dynamically clustering data items, the method comprising: receiving a plurality of data items originating from at least two sources, a plurality of distinct metadata details, and data indicative of associations between the data items and the metadata details, wherein each data item is associated with at least one metadata detail indicative of its owner, and wherein at least a first data item originating from a first source and a second data item originating from a second source are related data items associated with at least one shared metadata detail; grading probabilities of relationships between at least one of the data items and at least one of the metadata details; clustering the data items into one or more clusters, based on the calculated probabilities; and, optionally, sharing clusters and meta-clusters between users.. .
Sphereup Ltd.


05/12/16
20160132576 

High availability and disaster recovery in large-scale data warehouse


Techniques and mechanisms described herein facilitate the management of data centers. According to various embodiments, a first query dispatcher at a first data center may be disabled.
Turn Inc.


05/12/16
20160132525 

Method to simplify the check-in of checked-out files in an ecm system


Techniques are disclosed for managing a file stored in an enterprise content management (ecm) repository. In response to a check-out request from a client machine for a file stored in the ecm repository, a management application for an ecm system identifies ecm-related metadata associated with the file.
International Business Machines Corporation


05/12/16
20160132517 

Method to simplify the check-in of checked-out files in an ecm system


Techniques are disclosed for managing a file stored in an enterprise content management (ecm) repository. In response to a check-out request from a client machine for a file stored in the ecm repository, a management application for an ecm system identifies ecm-related metadata associated with the file.
International Business Machines Corporation


05/12/16
20160132511 

System and monitoring of database data


The present disclosure relates a computer-implemented method comprising obtaining, at a database application, a selection of one or more database metadata items from a user device, wherein each metadata item includes human-intelligible content and each metadata item identifying an associated database object contained in a database, identifying, based at least partially on the database objects associated with the selected one or more metadata items, one or more predefined database views of the database application, registering the identified one or more predefined database views, monitoring if the one or more predefined database views are updated after the registering operation and triggering pushing of an update notification to the user device in response to a monitored update of the one or more predefined database views.. .

05/12/16
20160132510 

Translating programming language patterns into database schema patterns


Techniques are described herein that are capable of translating programming language patterns into database schema patterns. Examples of a programming language pattern include but are not limited to a source code pattern, an intermediate language code pattern, metadata associated with a source code pattern, metadata associated with an intermediate language code pattern, or any combination thereof.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


05/12/16
20160132505 

Holistic federated ranking algorithm


Techniques are disclosed for generating a unified ranking of search results received from a plurality of distinct search resources. A computing system executing a federated search application receives a set of ranked search results from multiple search resources (e.g., web-based search engines, public databases and catalogs, etc.).
International Business Machines Corporation


05/12/16
20160132503 

Holistic federated ranking algorithm


Techniques are disclosed for generating a unified ranking of search results received from a plurality of distinct search resources. A computing system executing a federated search application receives a set of ranked search results from multiple search resources (e.g., web-based search engines, public databases and catalogs, etc.).
International Business Machines Corporation


05/12/16
20160132479 

Methods and systems for annotating electronic documents


A computer-implemented method of annotating an electronic document may include receiving annotation information corresponding to a first electronic document file and creating annotation metadata that is associated with the annotation information. The method may further include storing the annotation information and associated annotation metadata in an annotation file that is separate from the first electronic document file, and anchoring the annotation information to a target electronic document file at an anchor location corresponding to the annotation metadata.
Lexisnexis, A Division Of Reed Elsevier Inc.


05/12/16
20160132426 

Automated generation of scripted and manual test cases


Systems and methods that provide manual test cases and scripted test cases automatically based on metadata included in a software application. In an embodiment, an application may include elements that generate an output file containing information corresponding to one or more forms with one or more fields in an application.
Landmark Graphics Corporation


05/12/16
20160132396 

Extent metadata update logging and checkpointing


In one embodiment, an extent store layer of a storage input/output (i/o) stack executing on one or more nodes of a cluster manages efficient logging and checkpointing of metadata. The metadata managed by the extent store layer, i.e., the extent store metadata, resides in a memory (in-core) of each node and is illustratively organized as a key-value extent store embodied as one or more data structures, e.g., a set of hash tables.
Netapp, Inc.


05/12/16
20160132265 

Storage device and operating the same


A storage device includes a first memory, a second memory, and a memory controller. The memory controller may include a first controller configured to access the first memory according to a request of an external host device, and a second memory controller configured to access the second memory according to the request of the external host device.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


05/12/16
20160132252 

Managing a set of blocks in a storage system


Disclosed aspects include management of a set of blocks in a storage system. A set of write requests is initiated to the set of blocks.
International Business Machines Corporation


05/12/16
20160132243 

Systems, methods, and interfaces for vector input/output operations


Data of a vector storage request pertaining to one or more disjoint, non-adjacent, and/or non-contiguous logical identifier ranges are stored contiguously within a log on a non-volatile storage medium. A request consolidation module modifies one or more sub-requests of the vector storage request in response to other, cached storage requests.
Longitude Enterprise Flash S.a.r.l.


05/12/16
20160132217 

Presentation of metadata and enhanced entertainment media content


Techniques are disclosed that involve providing enhanced user experiences involving the consumption and management of content. For instance, embodiments provide user interface elements that present information regarding content that overcomes barriers or silos between application and platforms.
Intel Corporation


05/12/16
20160131388 

Contextual scoring in a building automation system


A method and system for providing actionable options, particularly reporting options, to a user of a building automation system via a user interface (ui) based on a current context of the user includes the system identifying contextual information associated with the ui in a building automation system. A list of predefined (reporting) options is then ranked based on a relevance of each of the predefined options to the contextual information.
Trane International Inc.


05/05/16
20160127795 

Annotating and indexing broadcast video for searchability


A method providing searchable streaming video broadcasts via an interactive media server, the interactive media server generates a live broadcast video stream for each of a plurality of interactive media sessions and a video provider server providing a connection to the live broadcast video stream for viewing, the method comprising receiving an interactive media events stream for each interactive media session from the interactive media server, generating statistics data for each interactive media session based upon the events stream, and generating a searchable index of a directory of the live broadcast video streams, the searchable index including a plurality of entries, each entry including (a) a link to the live broadcast video stream for a corresponding interactive media session provided by the video provider server, and (b) metadata associated with the corresponding interactive media session, the metadata generated based upon the statistics data for the corresponding interactive media session.. .
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


05/05/16
20160127790 

Provision of a video mosaic service


The present invention describes a new feature of audio-visual services, whereby a video mosaic service provisioning entity (server) aggregates several individual component audio-visual services in the form of a single composite video stream, accompanied by metadata that allows the integration of the mosaic service video offering into the user interface of the user terminal.. .
Sony Corporation


05/05/16
20160127782 

Video information system and providing video data access history


Provided are a video information system and a method of providing video data access history. Biomedical information or non-biomedical information that may authorize a user who is accessing video data stored in the video information system is stored to be linked to the video data as metadata of the video data, and thus, an authorized user who later accesses the video information system may identify an identity of a user who has accessed the video data.
Hanwha Techwin Co., Ltd.


05/05/16
20160127776 

Increased user efficiency and interaction performance through dynamic adjustment of auxiliary content duration


Improved operation of a content presentation device is achieved by displaying, to a user, user-desired primary content on the physical display device. Content pod metadata can be received specifying a predefined duration of a content pod for displaying auxiliary content, different from primary content, within a break from the primary content for the predetermined duration.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


05/05/16
20160127733 

System architecture for distributed coding


A system may receive an input stream for a coding operation by a coding device. The system may determine a processing device to assist the coding device with the coding operation.
Broadcom Corporation


05/05/16
20160127679 

Computed information for metadata extraction applied to transcoding


Systems, methods and articles of manufacture for transcoding video content are described. Embodiments include receiving an instance of video content for processing.
Disney Enterprises, Inc.


05/05/16
20160127548 

Toll-tree numbers metadata tagging, analysis and reporting


A toll-free tagging service is provided that includes a subscription-based service that is made available to responsible organizations, consumers and businesses. The toll-free tagging service may provide the ability to tag a toll-free number (or group of numbers), and once a number is tagged, to track updates to that number that may then be distributed to customers through emails/text messages or other means.
Somos, Inc.


05/05/16
20160127541 

Toll-tree numbers metadata tagging and analysis


A toll-free tagging service is provided that includes a subscription-based service that is made available to responsible organizations, consumers and businesses. The toll-free tagging service may provide the ability to tag a toll-free number (or group of numbers), and once a number is tagged, to track updates to that number that may then be distributed to customers through emails/text messages or other means.
Somos, Inc.


05/05/16
20160127479 

Efficient group communications leveraging lte-d discovery for application layer contextual communication


The disclosure relates to leveraging peer-to-peer (p2p) discovery messages for application layer contextual communication. A p2p middleware layer of a user device receives a p2p discovery message, the p2p discovery message comprising metadata including an identifier of a first application and content to be rendered by the first application, determines whether or not there is an application installed on the user device that can render the content, and sends the content to be rendered by the first application to the installed application based on there being an application installed on the user device that can render the content..
Qualcomm Incorporated


05/05/16
20160127467 

Techniques for storing and distributing metadata among nodes in a storage cluster system


Various embodiments are generally directed to techniques for reducing the time required for a node to take over for a failed node or to boot. An apparatus includes an access component to retrieve a metadata from a storage device coupled to a first d-module of a first node during boot, the metadata generated from a first mutable metadata portion and an immutable metadata portion, and the first metadata specifying a first address of a second d-module of a second node; a replication component to contact the second data storage module at the first address; and a generation component to, in response to failure of the contact, request a second mutable metadata portion from a n-module of the first node and generate a second metadata from the second mutable metadata portion and the immutable metadata portion, the second mutable metadata portion specifying a second address of the second d-module..
Netapp, Inc.


05/05/16
20160127427 

Focus coordination in geographically dispersed systems


A method, system, and computer program product for focus coordination in geographically dispersed systems are provided in the illustrative embodiments. A shifting of focus to a first object present in a first view is detected at a first data processing system in a first location in the geographically dispersed plurality of data processing systems.
International Business Machines Corporation


05/05/16
20160127412 

Method and system for detecting execution of a malicious code in a web based operating system


A method for detecting a malicious code injected into the command stream of a widget running by a web-based os at a device. The method is multi-stepped.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


05/05/16
20160127394 

Action response framework for data security incidents


An incident manager application (im) for responding to data security incidents in enterprise networks is disclosed. An im tracks the incidents in an enterprise network by storing incident objects and incident artifact (ia) metadata created for the incidents, where the incident objects and ias include information concerning the incidents.
Resilient Systems, Inc.


05/05/16
20160127363 

Method and system for verifying the identity of a user of an online service


A method for verifying the identity of a user of an online service, with the steps of: when a user is connected (a1) to an online service (2), sending (a2) an ip address of an authentication server (3); connecting (b1) to said ip address and downloading one application (33) for taking photos with the webcam of the user terminal (1); taking a photo; sending (d2) said photo and associated metadata to a management unit (4); storing (e6) it in a data base (5); automatically extracting one set of biometrical parameters per each face which appears in said photo; comparing said set of biometrical parameters with a reference biometrical model of the user to which said user id belongs; if the result of said comparison does not unequivocally match the person in the photo with the user to which said user id belongs, either informing the web service provider (2) or sending (g1) said photo to a manual recognition unit (7) for manual validation of the photo; continuously verifying the identity of the user connected to the online service (2) through said user terminal (1). System and computer program product..
Smiley Owl Tech S.l.


05/05/16
20160127325 

Scrambling business data


Methods and system are disclosed that scramble business data before transferring to a test environment. In one aspect, a business data scrambling logic may detect a transfer of the business data from a proprietary database (e.g., source database) to another database (e.g., target database) in test environment.

05/05/16
20160127305 

Visibility control for domain name system service discovery


Techniques are provided for performing domain name system (dns) service discovery based on policy evaluations. In an embodiment, policy data is represented as dns-sd records and is used to control visibility of services for service requesting devices.
Cisco Technology, Inc.






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