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Lightweight mounting of a secondary copy of file system data

Commvault SystemsInc

Lightweight mounting of a secondary copy of file system data

Apparatus and method for distribution processing of data, and storage server

Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Apparatus and method for distribution processing of data, and storage server

Apparatus and method for distribution processing of data, and storage server

Vormetric

Online data transformation


Date/App# patent app List of recent Metadata-related patents
07/23/15
20150208139 
 Caption extraction and analysis patent thumbnailnew patent Caption extraction and analysis
Methods and systems are disclosed for real-time metatagging and captioning of an event and caption extraction and analysis for such event. The method for the real-time metatagging and captioning and caption extraction and analysis of an event may include embedding metatag information in a caption file provided by a captioner.
Caption Colorado Llc


07/23/15
20150208023 
 Neural network for video editing patent thumbnailnew patent Neural network for video editing
An automated video editing system uses user inputs and metadata combined with machine learning technology to gradually improve editing techniques as more footage is edited. The system is designed to work primarily with a network of automated video recording systems that use cooperative tracking methods.
H4 Engineering, Inc.


07/23/15
20150207901 
 Metadata prediction of objects in a social networking system using crowd sourcing patent thumbnailnew patent Metadata prediction of objects in a social networking system using crowd sourcing
A social networking system leverages user's social information to evaluate content submitted for inclusion in objects. If the evaluated submission is accepted, the submission is added to the content of an object.
Facebook, Inc.


07/23/15
20150207880 
 Apparatus and  distribution processing of data, and storage server patent thumbnailnew patent Apparatus and distribution processing of data, and storage server
Disclosed are an apparatus and a method for distribution processing of data, and a storage server and the apparatus for distribution processing of data includes: a metadata management unit providing metadata information corresponding to data to a metadata server to verify information of an original storage server and one or more copy storage servers to store the data from the metadata server; and a data management unit creating a message including the information on the storage servers verified by the metadata management unit and the data, and transmitting the message to a storage server having a higher priority according to priorities of the storage servers to store the corresponding data.. .
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute


07/23/15
20150207623 
 Online data transformation patent thumbnailnew patent Online data transformation
A method for data transformation is provided. The method includes interleaving input/output (i/o) processing of files or blocks and rekeying of the files or blocks.
Vormetric, Inc.


07/23/15
20150206337 
 Method and  visualization of geo-located media contents in 3d rendering applications patent thumbnailnew patent Method and visualization of geo-located media contents in 3d rendering applications
An approach is provided for accurate processing and registering of media content for rendering in 3d maps and other applications. The approach includes determining at least one first pixel of at least one image that geometrically corresponds to at least one second pixel of at least one rendered three-dimensional map.
Nokia Corporation


07/23/15
20150205971 
 Creating a single playlist with multiple authors patent thumbnailnew patent Creating a single playlist with multiple authors
A method for creating a single playlist with multiple authors is disclosed. The method includes receiving, by a content sharing platform from a first user that is an author of a playlist of the content sharing platform, an indication of a second user to invite as another author of the playlist, the indication comprising an identifier of the second user and permissions corresponding to the second user, sending an invitation to the second user requesting the second user to be an author of the playlist, and when the second user accepts the invitation, storing the identifier of the second user and the permissions as metadata of the playlist, the second user to be allowed to interact with the playlist in accordance with the permissions corresponding to the second user..
Google Inc.


07/23/15
20150205877 
 Rules driven pan id metadata routing system and network patent thumbnailnew patent Rules driven pan id metadata routing system and network
Content objects are associated with metadata via content identifiers that are derived from sensed signals captured by requesting mobile devices. In response to a content based query from a mobile device, content fingerprints and extracted digital codes decoded from the sensed signals are issued to a network based router system.
Digimarc Corporation


07/23/15
20150205839 
 Multi-faceted metadata storage patent thumbnailnew patent Multi-faceted metadata storage
A system and method for storing and providing metadata. Metadata may be retrieved from multiple sources.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


07/23/15
20150205834 
 Providing file metadata queries for file systems using restful apis patent thumbnailnew patent Providing file metadata queries for file systems using restful apis
Example embodiments relate to providing file metadata queries for file systems using representational state transfer compliant (restful) application programming interfaces. In example embodiments, a representational state transfer (rest) request that includes requested attributes and search parameters is received.
Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.


07/23/15
20150205832 
new patent

Organization of metadata for data objects


An embodiment of a non-transitory computer-readable storage medium stores instructions which, when processed by a processor, cause the processor to implement a method of storing and transmitting energy industry data. The method includes: storing a data set as an object, the data set including energy industry data; and generating metadata associated with the object, the metadata including at least an entity table storing a globally unique object identifier, a version table related to the entity table and storing a version identifier, a property table storing a property identifier that identifies a property described by the data set, and a value table related to the property table and storing a value of the property..
Baker Hughes Incorporated


07/23/15
20150205824 
new patent

System and providing aggregated metadata for programming content


A system and method for providing aggregated metadata for programming content is provided. In example embodiments, data regarding a program is collected from a third party source.
Opentv, Inc.


07/23/15
20150205823 
new patent

Loose coupling of metadata and actual data


An embodiment of a non-transitory computer-readable storage medium stores instructions which, when processed by a processor, cause the processor to implement a method of storing a data object. The method includes: storing as metadata a globally unique object identifier that identifies the object, and a version table having a relation to the globally unique object identifier, the object representing a data set; and storing the data set in a content table associated with the object, the content table having a relation to the version table, the data set configured to be transmitted from the content table to a node in a distributed network independent from the metadata, the content table including a globally unique content identifier that identifies the data set..
Baker Hughes Incorporated


07/23/15
20150205816 
new patent

System and organizing data to facilitate data deduplication


A technique for organizing data to facilitate data deduplication includes dividing a block-based set of data into multiple “chunks”, where the chunk boundaries are independent of the block boundaries (due to the hashing algorithm). metadata of the data set, such as block pointers for locating the data, are stored in a tree structure that includes multiple levels, each of which includes at least one node.
Netapp, Inc.


07/23/15
20150205815 
new patent

Distributed deduplicated storage system


A distributed, deduplicated storage system according to certain embodiments is arranged in a parallel configuration including multiple deduplication nodes. Deduplicated data is distributed across the deduplication nodes.
Commvault Systems, Inc.


07/23/15
20150205807 
new patent

Lightweight mounting of a secondary copy of file system data


A data storage system allows a user to search a secondary copy such as a back up, archive, or snapshot and receive an abbreviated version of the secondary copy of the file system as a result of the search. The abbreviated version of the secondary copy of the file system may include metadata such as a listing of secondary copy data that correspond with a search term or other filtering criteria provided by the user.
Commvault Systems, Inc


07/23/15
20150205791 
new patent

Methods, systems, and computer program products for identifying a container associated with a plurality of files


Methods, systems, and computer program products for identifying a change in a container associated with a plurality of files are disclosed. According to one aspect, a method includes providing for identify a change in a container associated with a plurality of associated files.
Scenera Technologies, Llc


07/23/15
20150205727 
new patent

Set-associative hash table organization for efficient storage and retrieval of data in a storage system


In one embodiment, an extent key reconstruction technique is provided for use with a set of hash tables embodying metadata. The metadata includes an extent key associated with a storage location on storage devices for write data of one or more write requests organized into an extent.
Netapp, Inc.


07/23/15
20150205693 
new patent

Visualization of behavior clustering of computer applications


Dimensionality reduction, such as principal component analysis, may be performed against a time series of performance observations for a computer application. A visual representation of the results may be displayed in one, two, or three dimensions, and often show clusters of operational behavior.
Concurix Corporation


07/23/15
20150205682 
new patent

Failover performing backup operations


In certain embodiments, a tiered storage system is disclosed that provides for failover protection during data backup operations. The system can provide for an index, or catalog, for identifying and enabling restoration of backup data located on a storage device.
Commvault Systems, Inc.


07/23/15
20150205680 
new patent

Extent metadata update logging and checkpointing


In one embodiment, a cluster uses an extent store layer and a set of hash tables having a plurality of slots embodying extent metadata that describe write data of one or more write requests organized into one or more extents. One or more non-volatile logs (nvlogs) are maintained in the cluster.
Netapp, Inc.


07/23/15
20150205678 
new patent

Systems and methods for managing single instancing data


Described in detail herein are systems and methods for managing single instancing data. Using a single instance database and other constructs (e.g.
Commvault Systems, Inc.


07/23/15
20150205462 
new patent

Browser tab management


Tabs of online content can be positioned according to the relative importance of each tab to a user. A user's interaction with a plurality of online content is monitored, and user activity metadata generated by, and associated with, the user's interaction with the online content is collected.
Google Inc.


07/16/15
20150201250 

System for presenting multimedia content of optimum quality to an end user


The proposed multifunctional system for presenting multimedia content of optimum quality to an end user relates to computing and can be used for issuing multimedia content to the user, in particular a video content of optimum quality. The result achieved by the system enhances presenting the multimedia content of optimum quality.

07/16/15
20150201062 

Methods for responding to an email message by call from a mobile device


Methods for responding to an email message by a phone call from a mobile device are described. In some embodiments, mobile devices are capable of receiving emails.

07/16/15
20150201014 

Synchronization of web service endpoints in a multi-master synchronization environment


A web service synchronization protocol is provided that sets forth the metadata and messaging by which endpoints roam, share and synchronize common information with one another in a multi-master networked computing ecosystem. A general soap-based protocol is defined for synchronizing data between two endpoints where one or more of the endpoints supports a web service.
Microsoft Corporation


07/16/15
20150200940 

Tracking and tracing information theft from information systems


In one embodiment, a processing device receives, from an accessing system, an access request for stored information. In response, the device generates unique classification and tracking metadata based on the access request, and embeds the classification and tracking metadata as steganographic code into the source information before returning the information according to the request.
Cisco Technology, Inc.


07/16/15
20150200902 

Methods and systems to process a social networking message


Methods and systems to process a social networking message are described. The system receives a selection that identifies first metadata tag information and a selection that identifies first action information, over a network, at a server machine.
Ebay Inc.


07/16/15
20150199841 

Systems and methods for decoding light field image files having low resolution images


Systems and methods in accordance with embodiments of the invention are configured to render images using light field image files containing an image synthesized from light field image data and metadata describing the image that includes a depth map. One embodiment of the invention includes a processor and memory containing a rendering application and a light field image file including an encoded image, a set of low resolution images, and metadata describing the encoded image, where the metadata comprises a depth map that specifies depths from the reference viewpoint for pixels in the encoded image.
Pelican Imaging Corporation


07/16/15
20150199794 

Systems and methods for encoding light field image files having low resolution images


Systems and methods for storing images synthesized from light field image data and metadata describing the images in electronic files in accordance with embodiments of the invention are disclosed. One embodiment includes a processor and memory containing an encoding application and light field image data, where the light field image data comprises a plurality of low resolution images of a scene captured from different viewpoints.
Pelican Imaging Corporation


07/16/15
20150199793 

Systems and methods for encoding light field image files


Systems and methods configured to store images synthesized from light field image data and metadata describing the images in electronic files and render images using the stored image and the metadata in accordance with embodiments of the invention are disclosed. One embodiment includes a processor and memory containing an encoding application and light field image data, where the light field image data comprises a plurality of low resolution images of a scene captured from different viewpoints.
Pelican Imaging Corporation


07/16/15
20150199682 

Systems and methods for merchant mobile acceptance


Systems and methods are provided for merchant mobile acceptance of user device data. For example, a method comprises receiving encrypted user device data and reader metadata from a merchant mobile device, determining a device reader api and device reader encryption scheme using the device reader metadata, parsing the encrypted user device data using the device reader api to determine encrypted personal information, and decrypting the encrypted personal information using the reader encryption scheme..

07/16/15
20150199551 

Use of invisible ink to create metadata of image object


Provided are techniques for the placement of a code on an object that does not interfere and is not displayed in a captured visual image of the object. Also provided are techniques for capturing a first image of an object in the visual light spectrum; capturing a second image of the object in a non-visual light spectrum; extracting metadata, stored in the non-visual light spectrum corresponding to the object from the second image; and storing the first image in conjunction with the metadata.
International Business Machines Corporation


07/16/15
20150199550 

Use of invisible ink to create metadata of image object


Provided are techniques for the placement of a code on an object that does not interfere and is not displayed in a captured visual image of the object. Also provided are techniques for capturing a first image of an object in the visual light spectrum; capturing a second image of the object in a non-visual light spectrum; extracting metadata, stored in the non-visual light spectrum corresponding to the object from the second image: and storing the first image in conjunction with the metadata.
International Business Machines Corporation


07/16/15
20150199445 

Methods and systems for enhancing metadata


A method and system for utilizing metadata to search for media, such as multimedia and streaming media, includes searching for the media, receiving results, extracting metadata associated with the media, enhancing the extracted metadata, and grouping the search results in accordance with attributes of the enhanced metadata. Enhancing and grouping include adding related metadata to the database of metadata, iteratively using metadata to search for more media related data, removing duplicate urls, collapsing urls that are variants of each other, and masking out superfluous terms from urls.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


07/16/15
20150199429 

Automatic geo metadata gather based on user's action


Provided are techniques for gathering geo-metadata corresponding to a plurality of locations; correlating each datum of the geo-metadata with a particular location of the plurality of locations; storing in conjunction with each particular datum information identifying the particular location correlated to each particular datum to produce a location/geo-metadata information source; mining the geo-metadata information source to generate a plurality of patterns associated with the plurality of locations; and searching the plurality of patterns in response to a query for information to produce an answer to the query.. .
Lenovo Enterprise Solutions (singapore) Pte. Ltd.


07/16/15
20150199399 

Query generator


The disclosure generally describes computer-implemented methods, computer-readable media, and computer systems for querying information. An identifier is received that is associated with a first query for obtaining summary information associated with one or more business objects.

07/16/15
20150199395 

Enabling collaborative development of a database application across multiple database management systems


An approach for enabling collaborative development of a database application is provided. Specifically, this approach provides a database development and collaboration tool (ddct), which can be utilized by multiple developers involved in a particular software project, to enable automated synchronization and database version control by allowing a database development language and data changes to be stored in a metadata form that is general to more than one database management system (dbms).
International Business Machines Corporation


07/16/15
20150199382 

Related content retrieval device and related content retrieval method


A related content retrieval device that can retrieve a wide variety of related contents. The related content retrieval device includes: an input unit for implementing input of a content; a metadata acquisition unit for acquiring metadata of the content input by the input unit; a posted text acquisition unit for acquiring a posted text related to the metadata acquired by the metadata acquisition unit, from a posting server accumulating user posted texts; a related content acquisition unit for acquiring a related content related to the posted text acquired by the posted text acquisition unit, from a retrieval server capable of retrieving a content on a network device; and an output unit for outputting the related content acquired by the related content acquisition unit..
Ntt Docomo, Inc.


07/16/15
20150199379 

Sorting and searching of related content based on underlying file metadata


A method for searching for similar files stored on a server includes determining a target geolocation for a target file stored on the server, where the target geolocation is based on a geographical location of a client device on which a user has edited the target file, and storing the target geolocation in metadata of the target file. The method further includes receiving from the user a request to search a plurality of files stored on the server based on similarity to the target file, where the similarity is based on the target geolocation and a plurality of attributes of the target file, assigning a score to each file in the plurality of files, where the score is based on the similarity of each file to the target geolocation and the plurality of attributes, and presenting to the user a list of the plurality of files ordered by score..
Google Inc.


07/16/15
20150199345 

Creating new documents based on global intent and local context


An approach is provided for creating a new document. Keywords specifying a subject matter of the new document are received.
International Business Machines Corporation


07/16/15
20150199342 

Fast creation of a master gfs2 file system


For fast creation of a gfs2 file system, a master metadata image of a master file system is used for generating a small file systems identical in structure in the gfs2 file system containing a large sequential file.. .
International Business Machines Corporation


07/16/15
20150199306 

Method and computer readable medium for controlling pagination of dynamic-length presentations


A method and computer readable medium for defining pagination preferences that control pagination of dynamic-length presentations. In an embodiment, a computer implemented method for specifying pagination preferences comprises, identifying pagination preferences for each page of an original presentation, recording the starting point and ending point within the primary text flow that appear on each page, associating the elements with the page on which the elements are located and storing the pagination preferences, starting and ending points in the primary text flow, and page elements as metadata associated with each page..
Adobe Systems Inc.


07/16/15
20150199243 

Data backup distributed file system


A data backup method of a distributed file system is provided. The method is based on a comparison of a source file system and a target file system.
Research Institute Of Tsinghua University In Shenzhen


07/16/15
20150199239 

Data mining heterogeneous data sources


Systems and methods integrate disparate backup devices with a unified interface. In certain examples, a management console manages data from various backup devices, while retaining such data in its native format.
Commvault Systems, Inc.


07/16/15
20150199188 

Seal-based regulation for software deployment management


An approach is provided for managing a deployment of a software package. A retrieved quality assurance (qa) seal corresponding to a software package is verified.
International Business Machines Corporation


07/16/15
20150199142 

Device and controlling disk cache


Provided are a device and method of controlling a dish cache, wherein a time of seeking a disk cache may be shortened and a hit rate of a disk cache may be increased. The device includes a main memory including a buffer cache, a flash memory including a flash cache, and a controller controlling the buffer cache and the flash cache, wherein the buffer cache and the flash cache are enabled to cache a data block stored in a disk, and the controller identifies a position where the data block is cached using metadata..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


07/16/15
20150199022 

Gesture recognition for drilling down into metadata in augmented reality devices


A touchless interaction with a computer is desirable as augmented reality devices become more of a reality. A user gesture may be recognizable using a built-in camera.
Fisoc, Inc.


07/09/15
20150195663 

Methods and devices for creating and modifying sound profiles for audio reproduction devices


Method and devices for processing signals based on sound and haptic profiles are provided. A reproduction device can request a sound profile or haptic profile based on user information, device information, media metadata or a combination.
Alpine Electronics Of Silicon Valley, Inc.


07/09/15
20150195499 

Color grading apparatus and methods


A method for color grading input video data for display on a target display comprises obtaining target display metadata indicative of a capability of the target display, obtaining input video data metadata indicative of image characteristics of the input video data, automatically determining initial values for parameters of a parameterized sigmoidal transfer function, at least one of the initial values based at least in part on at least one of the target display metadata and the input video data metadata and mapping the input video data to color-graded video data according to the parameterized transfer function specified using the initial values.. .
Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation


07/09/15
20150195330 

Permission-based snapshots for documents shared on a social media service


A method of storing a preview image of a document shared over a social media service includes receiving at a server a first notification that a document stored on the server is being shared on a post by a first user on the social media service, where the first notification includes information identifying the first user. The method further includes generating a thumbnail image from the document, where the thumbnail image is stored in the document metadata and is a representative image of a first version of the document at the time the user shares the document, associating the thumbnail image with a url, where the url has an access control list that includes the first user, and sending the url from the server to the social media service..
Google Inc.


07/09/15
20150195319 

Playlist compilation system and method


A method, computer program product and client electronic device for storing, in a memory of a client electronic device, a location of at least one remote media data file available to stream from a server device. A location of at least one local media data file available on the client electronic device is stored in the memory of the client electronic device.
Intel Corporation


07/09/15
20150195283 

System and managing access to computer resources


Disclosed are methods, systems, and computer program are provided for managing access to computer resources. An example method includes receiving a request, from a client process, for performing an operation on a computer resource, including receiving the request by a kernel of an operating system for creating a separate process to perform the requested operation on the computer resource; obtaining, by a resource manager, metadata of the computer resource, security policies for the client process to perform the requested operation on the computer resource, and data relating to operations requested by other client processes on the computer resource; and performing the requested operation on the resource upon detecting that the requested operation does not: alter the metadata, violate an isolation condition of the computer resource, violate rights of the client process, and distort the operations requested by the other client processes..
Kaspersky Lab Zao


07/09/15
20150195197 

Service function chaining in a packet network


Service function chaining is a sequence of service function instances that traffic flows need to traverse through in order. Those service function instances are not required to reside on the direct path and traffic flow, but steered through network nodes.
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.


07/09/15
20150193810 

Systems and methods for mobile advertisement review


A method and system for capturing and reviewing advertisement information on a mobile device are provided. An advertisement is requested to be served to a user of an application on a user device and, in response to the request, the advertisement and metadata associated with the advertisement are received at the device.
Appnexus Inc.


07/09/15
20150193640 

Encryption/decryption for data storage system with snapshot capability


A method for managing access to encrypted data of a data storage system storing snapshot data, a snapshot providing a previous point-in-time copy of data in a volume of the data storage system, wherein the data storage system utilizes changing encryption keys for write data. For each snapshot, the method stores at least one decryption key identifier for each decryption key corresponding to an encryption key utilized to encrypt data written to a volume since a previous snapshot was committed to disk, and associates the at least one decryption key identifier with the snapshot.
Compellent Technologies


07/09/15
20150193525 

Tagging of electronic content


A method, system, and/or computer program product manages content tags of electronic postings. A first weighted tag is received from a first reader of an electronic posting that supports tagging by non-authors.
International Business Machines Corporation


07/09/15
20150193518 

Tagging of electronic content


A method, system, and/or computer program product manages content tags of electronic postings. A first weighted tag is received from a first reader of an electronic posting that supports tagging by non-authors.
International Business Machines Corporation


07/09/15
20150193514 

On demand access to client cached files


metadata for a set of files in a file system is stored in a client metadata database. In addition, a subset of content for the set of files in the client metadata database is stored in a client content database.

07/09/15
20150193498 

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.


07/09/15
20150193494 

Media encapsulating and decapsulating


There are disclosed various methods, apparatuses and computer program products for media encapsulating and decapsulating. A container file according to a first format is obtained or generated including or referring to at least two media data units and to an obtained or generated metadata item according to a second format, the metadata item being valid for one or more media data units; and scope information is included in the container file indicating said one or more of said at least two media data units.
Nokia Corporation


07/09/15
20150193472 

Generating user insights from user images and other data


A method of generating user insights based on one or more user images and one or more other data is provided, including receiving one or more image files on an identifiable device or service, receiving at least one of image metadata or identifiable device or service metadata, analyzing features of the received image files, based on at least one of the received image metadata or identifiable device or service metadata and generating at least one user insight for a user associated with the identifiable device or service. Also provided is a computer readable storage medium containing program code for implementing the method..
Adience Ser Ltd.


07/09/15
20150193441 

Creating and using titles in untitled documents to answer questions


Mechanisms for ingesting a document from a corpus of documents for use by a question and answer (qa) system are provided. The mechanisms receive a document from a corpus of documents and generate one or more titles for the document based on an analysis of content of the document.
International Business Machines Corporation


07/09/15
20150193413 

Correction of quotations copied from electronic documents


A method of annotating an electronic document includes generating a first annotation in a first electronic document using an annotation service, where the first annotation makes a first correction to a portion of text based on the context of the portion of text within the first electronic document. The method further includes storing the first annotation in the metadata of the first electronic document, detecting electronic copying of the portion of text to a copy buffer, and correcting the portion of text in the copy buffer according to the first annotation..
Google Inc.


07/09/15
20150193409 

Generating a collage for rendering on a client computing device


Various technologies pertaining to generation of a client collage are described herein. A creator can construct a computer-implemented collage by selecting a plurality of computer-implemented objects from a respective plurality of network-accessible storage locations, and arranging the computer-implemented objects in a desired manner.
Microsoft Corporation


07/09/15
20150193353 

Compressed level two block buffer metadata cache


Example apparatus and methods provide metadata for a file system operation from a multi-level data store. The data store may include an in-memory level one (l1) cache, an in-memory level two (l2) cache, and an external metadata store not located in the memory associated with the l1 and l2 caches.
Quantum Corporation


07/09/15
20150193347 

Predictive caching and fetch priority


Predicting what content items a user finds important and sending those items to a cache on the user's device at times when doing so will not drain resources and will not result in expensive data rates. Applying a ranking function that examines recency and other content metadata associated with the user's content items stored in a synchronized content management system.
Dropbox, Inc.


07/09/15
20150193338 

Flash optimized, log-structured layer of a file system


In one embodiment, storage arrays of solid state drives (ssds) coupled to a node are organized as redundant array of independent disks (raid) groups. Each storage array includes one or more segments.
Netapp, Inc.


07/09/15
20150193331 

Systems and methods for processing software application metadata associated with a software application


Systems and methods for processing software application metadata associated with a software application are provided. A representative method includes the step of collecting software application metadata associated with a software application.

07/09/15
20150193195 

Methods and devices for creating and modifying sound profiles for audio reproduction devices


Method and devices for processing audio signals based on sound profiles are provided. A reproduction device can request a sound profile based on user information, device information, media metadata or a combination.
Alpine Electronics Of Silicon Valley, Inc.


07/09/15
20150193170 

Global in-line extent-based deduplication


In one embodiment, a layered file system includes a volume layer and an extent store layer configured to provide sequential log-structured layout of data and metadata on solid state drives (ssds) of one or more storage arrays. The data is organized as variable-length extents of one or more logical units (luns).
Netapp, Inc.


07/09/15
20150193169 

Global in-line extent-based deduplication


In one embodiment, a layered file system of a storage input/output (i/o) stack executes on one or more nodes of a cluster. The layered file system includes a flash-optimized, log-structured layer configured to provide sequential storage of data and metadata (i.e., a log-structured layout) on solid state drives (ssds) of storage arrays in the cluster to reduce write amplification, while leveraging a data de-duplication feature of the storage i/o stack.
Netapp, Inc.


07/09/15
20150193156 

Nvram data organization using self-describing entities for predictable recovery after power-loss


In one embodiment, a node coupled to a plurality of solid state drives (ssds) executes a storage input/output (i/o) stack having a plurality of layers. Write data associated with one or more write requests to the ssds is stored in a volatile log.
Netapp, Inc.


07/09/15
20150193145 

Tape volume access block having data set information stored therein


In one embodiment, an apparatus includes a processor and logic integrated with and/or executable by the processor, the logic being configured to write one or more data sets to a magnetic tape volume, the magnetic tape volume being configured to store data thereon, determine metadata corresponding to the one or more written data sets, and write the metadata corresponding to the one or more written data sets to a tape volume access block (tvab) stored to the magnetic tape volume after a last written data set. In yet another embodiment, a method for managing a magnetic tape volume includes auditing a magnetic tape volume to determine a plurality of data sets stored thereto, determining metadata corresponding to the plurality of data sets, storing the metadata corresponding to the plurality of data sets to a tvab, and writing the tvab to the magnetic tape volume after a last written data set..
International Business Machines Corporation


07/02/15
20150189400 

Method and system for customizing metadata in tv network


A method for customizing metadata in a content delivery network, said method comprising: (a) storing customized metadata for a program, said customized metadata being inputted by a user; (b) modifying default metadata with said customized metadata and providing said modified metadata to said epg; and (c) displaying program information based on said modified metadata.. .
Tvworks, Llc


07/02/15
20150189390 

Media center


The system, method, and computer instructions search a network to identify media sources. A process determines a number of media items associated with the media sources.
Flextronics Ap, Llc


07/02/15
20150189335 

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


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


07/02/15
20150189118 

Photographing apparatus, photographing system, photographing method, and recording medium recording photographing control program


A photographing apparatus includes: an image pickup section that outputs a picked-up image obtained by photographing an object; a metadata creation section that creates metadata based on a tag format when the picked-up image is recorded; a communication section that can transmit the picked-up image to an external apparatus; a metadata update section that converts the metadata created by the metadata creation section into a data description language; and a transmission control section that transmits the metadata created by the metadata update section to the external apparatus via the communication section when the picked-up image is transmitted. When an image file is transmitted, auxiliary data is converted into data in text format according to a transmission destination, so that it is possible to promote effective use of the auxiliary data while enabling high-speed processing..
Olympus Imaging Corp.


07/02/15
20150189078 

Call recording with interaction metadata correlation


Methods and systems are described for call recording, e.g. In a voip system.
Nice-systems Ltd.


07/02/15
20150189005 

Machine-to-machine service based on common data format


A method, a device, and a non-transitory storage medium having instructions to establish a connection with the simple sensor device; receive sensor data from the simple sensor device via the connection; convert the sensor data into common data of a common data format, wherein the common data includes metadata that supports an ontology; store the common data; and transmit the common data to a network device of a network.. .
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.


07/02/15
20150188975 

Distributing metadata to peer devices


This document describes techniques (300, 600, 700) and apparatuses (106, 800) for distributing metadata to peer devices. These techniques (300, 600, 700) and apparatuses (106, 800) enable a receiver device (106) store or create metadata associated with content streamed from one or more peer devices.
Motorola Mobility Llc


07/02/15
20150188890 

Client side encryption in on-demand applications


A client side encryption for on-demand applications is described. The encryption is targeted to the business object attributes flagged as critical in the application metadata repository.

07/02/15
20150187390 

Video metadata


Systems and methods are disclosed to provide video data structures that include one or more tracks that comprise different types of metadata. The metadata, for example, may include data representing various environmental conditions such as location, positioning, motion, speed, acceleration, etc.
Lyve Minds, Inc.


07/02/15
20150187132 

System and three-dimensional visualization of geographical data


A method of using a computer to generate virtual autostereoscopic images from a three-dimensional digital data set is provided. The method includes establishing a first point of view and field of view of a subject volume including a region of interest.
Vision Iii Imaging, Inc.


07/02/15
20150186811 

Metadata-configurable network services


In some embodiments, the presentation manager is configured to provide an interface requesting information regarding a proposal from a digital device over a network and receive the information from the digital device. The business object manager is configured to instantiate a business object based on the received information and store the instantiated business object within a data structure residing in a computer readable medium.
Versaic Inc.


07/02/15
20150186678 

Processors, methods, systems, and instructions to change addresses of pages of secure enclaves


A processor of an aspect includes a decode unit to decode a user-level instruction. The user-level instruction is to indicate a page of a secure enclave and is to indicate a linear address.
Intel Corporation


07/02/15
20150186654 

Systems and methods for monitoring document life cycle and destruction


Systems and methods for monitoring and managing documents printed by an imaging device, including receiving an electronic copy of a document printed by the imaging device and metadata associated with the document, automatically storing the electronic copy of the document and the associated metadata, associating a time period with the stored electronic copy and the associated metadata, the time period being a time during which the document is available for use. The methods further include automatically sending a notification, after the time period has elapsed, to a user, the notification requesting that the document needs to be destroyed..
Lexmark International, Inc.


07/02/15
20150186553 

Accessing information content in a database platform using metadata


Systems and methods are disclosed for accessing information content in a database environment using metadata. The method may include receiving search criteria for searching a plurality of database connections.

07/02/15
20150186520 

Facilitating access to data in distributed storage system


Embodiments of the present disclosure relate to an apparatus and method for facilitating access to data in a distributed storage system by using a processing unit configured to collect information related to running status of the distributed storage system; obtain metadata related to data stored in the distributed storage system; in response to a request from a client, provide to the client the information related to running status and metadata related to data to be accessed; and extend storage nodes in the distributed storage system so that the client can directly access the storage nodes by using the information related to running status and the metadata related to data to be accessed. Other embodiments are also disclosed..
Emc Corporation


07/02/15
20150186512 

Determining missing media control information based on previous media transmissions


A processor receives a media rating associated with a first media program and metadata associated with the first media program. The processor stores the metadata and the media rating associated with the first media program in a local database.
International Business Machines Corporation


07/02/15
20150186507 

Method system and computer readable medium for identifying assets in an asset store


A method system and computer readable medium for a method of identifying assets in an asset store, said method comprising, receiving an input representing a predetermined requirement, generating semantic based segments of the predetermined requirement, from the received input, mapping at least one parameter for each of the assets in the asset store with the generated segments, the parameter being one of metadata, supporting documents and source code, identifying at least one asset in the asset store based on the mapping, the asset being relevant to the predetermined requirement and providing as output the identified asset.. .
Infosys Limited


07/02/15
20150186473 

System and user interface in dashboard software


A non-transitory computer-readable medium storing computer executable code that runs a digital dashboard application. The digital dashboard application includes a visualization data structure containing visualizations; a metric data structure containing metrics; and a metric box interface that displays one or more metric boxes.
General Electric Company


07/02/15
20150186467 

Marking and searching mobile content by location


A mobile station automatically stores location information and, optionally, time stamps as metadata associated with objects created or accessed by the mobile station. The location information indicates the location of the mobile station when the object is created.
Cellco Partnership D/b/a Verizon Wireless


07/02/15
20150186459 

Graph-based system and information storage and retrieval


Structure of a resultant every document as a graph (evg) graph may be outlined using an evg query. First metadata for a first data source may be retrieved.
Linkedin Corporation


07/02/15
20150186447 

Lifecycle reference partitioning for database objects


In one general aspect, a computer-implemented system for reference partitioning database objects by lifecycle state includes at least one hardware processor, at least one database environment, the database environment supporting triggers and partitioning, at least one application program, and memory storing a lifecycle metadata framework. The lifecycle metadata framework identifies classes in a ragged hierarchy of database objects, identifies at least one class as a root of the hierarchy, identifies, for each non-root class, a lifecycle inheritance function for the class, and identifies, for each parent class-child class pair in the hierarchy, a relation-join query, the relation-join query being a join between tables in the database environment onto which the parent class and child class are persisted.
Bmc Software, Inc.


07/02/15
20150186431 

Digital asset management data model


A digital asset management system effectively provides full control of compound media assets and their specific components. The digital asset management data model supports the creation and management of multiple levels of granularity or metadata enrichment, and different sets of file types or renditions used throughout the digital asset processing life-cycle.
Accenture Global Services Limited


07/02/15
20150186421 

Computer implemented system for handling text distracters in a visual search


A system, method and a computer program product for handling text distracters in a visual search have been disclosed. The system considers an image captured on a handheld device, as a query image and subsequently identifies the textual portions of the query image.
Streamoid Technologies Pvt. Ltd.


07/02/15
20150186414 

Automatic meta-neighborhood and annotation generation for maps


A graphics or image rendering system, such as a map image rendering system, may mark areas of interest on a map based on metadata associated with one or more features of the map. Additional map features may be created to mark the areas of interest or styles of existing map features may be modified to mark the areas of interest..

07/02/15
20150186405 

System and methods for generation of a concept based database


A system and method for generating a concept database respective of a plurality of multimedia data elements (mmdes). The method comprises: generating a plurality of items from a received mmde of the plurality of mmdes; determining the items that are of interest for signature generation; generating at least one signature responsive to at least one item of interest of the received mmde; clustering a plurality of signatures received from the signature generator responsive of the plurality of mmdes; reducing the number of signatures in each cluster to a create a signature reduced cluster (src) of the cluster; associating metadata with the src to a concept structure comprised of a plurality of srcs and their associated metadata; and generating at least one index for mapping the received mmde to at least one concept structure, wherein the concept database includes concept structures and the generated indices for the plurality of mmdes..
Cortica, Ltd.


07/02/15
20150186380 

Determining missing media control information based on previous media transmissions


A processor receives a media rating associated with a first media program and metadata associated with the first media program. The processor stores the metadata and the media rating associated with the first media program in a local database.
International Business Machines Corporation


07/02/15
20150186366 

Method and system for displaying universal tags


An illustrative method according to a set of instructions stored on a memory of a computing device includes identifying, by a processor of the computing device, a plurality of electronic files stored on a plurality of electronic devices. The plurality of electronic files includes different file types.
Abbyy Development Llc


07/02/15
20150186363 

Search-powered language usage checks


Techniques for a search-powered language usage service are described in which existing collections of documents are employed as sources of correct usage. A service may operate to search documents from the internet or other document sources to produce a usage database of “correct” usage phrases that spans different languages, styles, and other contexts.
Adobe Systems Incorporated


07/02/15
20150186341 

Automated unobtrusive scene sensitive information dynamic insertion into web-page image


The algorithm components of the automated unobtrusive scene sensitive information dynamic insertion into web-page image synergistically operate to permit an automatic dynamic insertion of an advertising segment into a picture within a user/viewer selected publication without distracting from the content of interest of that picture. The algorithm subroutines analyze each web page for locations in a publication picture to deposit the advertisement, locates a group of pixel locations of adequate size and geometry for that advertisement that does not interfere with the image content of that picture, and embeds the advertisement with an interaction subroutine that permits the user/reader to obtain information about the product.

07/02/15
20150186153 

Identifying help information based on application context


A system for presenting help information relating to a user of a computer program based on context of the computer program is provided. The system receives an indication of a generic request and identifies the context of the computer program at the time of the request.
Microsoft Corporation


07/02/15
20150186114 

Systems and methods for injecting code into an application


A computer-implemented method for injecting code into an application is described. In one embodiment, a metadata pointer is identified.
Symantec Corporation


07/02/15
20150186081 

Systems and methods for monitoring document life cycle and destruction


Systems and methods for monitoring and managing documents printed by an imaging device. The imaging device has a print engine and a controller coupled to the print engine.
Lexmark International, Inc.


07/02/15
20150186073 

Integration of a device with a storage network


A method of integrating a device with a storage network may include generating metadata associated with image files generated by a camera of a device. The method may further include automatically transferring to a storage network the image files and the metadata based a status of the device.
Lyve Minds, Inc.


07/02/15
20150186043 

Hierarchical chunking of objects in a distributed storage system


Placement of object replicas in a distributed storage system includes, at a first instance, opening a journal for storage of object chunks. Each journal is associated with a single placement policy.
Google Inc.




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