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Date/App# patent app List of recent Metadata-related patents
07/21/16
20160212484 
 Recommendation engine apparatus and methods patent thumbnailRecommendation engine apparatus and methods
Recommendation engine apparatus and associated methods provide content compiled from various sources and selected to match user preferences. In one embodiment, the recommendation apparatus comprises a headend entity; in another, it is co-located on a user's cpe.
Time Warner Cable Enterprises Llc


07/21/16
20160212218 
 Machine-to-machine service based on common data format patent thumbnailMachine-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 a sensor device; receive sensor data from the 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.. .
Cellco Partnership D/b/a Verizon Wireless


07/21/16
20160212211 
 System and  synchronizing data objects in a cloud based social networking environment patent thumbnailSystem and synchronizing data objects in a cloud based social networking environment
Methods and systems are provided for synchronizing and sharing data objects in a cloud based social networking environment of the type including a collaboration cloud. The method includes defining a sharing configuration based on at least one metadata key word, within the collaboration cloud, the sharing configuration including a second computing device; running a dedicated client synchronization application on a first computing device; updating a data object using the first computing device; automatically synchronizing the updated data object with the collaboration cloud; and propagating, using the collaboration cloud, the updated data object to the second computing device..
Salesforce.com, Inc.


07/21/16
20160212208 
 Task-context architecture for efficient data sharing patent thumbnailTask-context architecture for efficient data sharing
To provide a more seamless experience across multiple devices, task streaming systems and methods allow a user to create “task-contexts” and manage metadata of files stored across multiple data storage devices and user preferences associated with capabilities of the multiple devices for operating on the file. Furthermore, the task streaming systems and methods are provided to allow task-contexts to be shared from one device to another device.
Mcafee, Inc.


07/21/16
20160212133 
 System and methods for policy-based active data loss prevention patent thumbnailSystem and methods for policy-based active data loss prevention
A system and method for policy-based active data loss prevention (dlp) using a two-step process to first determine if an attempt to access a data object is governed by dlp policy, and if so, then applying the dlp policy to either allow or deny access. Attempts by an agent to access, create, modify, or distribute a data object are trapped by a policy execution point.
Sequitur Labs Inc.


07/21/16
20160212071 
 Method, set of machine readable instructions, and computing system adapted for service auto response generation based upon social media posting patent thumbnailMethod, set of machine readable instructions, and computing system adapted for service auto response generation based upon social media posting
An example method, a set of machine readable instructions and associated data stored on a storage device, and a computer system, each adapted for service auto-response generation based upon social media posting, are described herein. In the method, a social media source is continually scrubbed to search for a social media posting posted by a poster thereon.
44lab5, Llc


07/21/16
20160210972 
 Selective watermarking of channels of multichannel audio patent thumbnailSelective watermarking of channels of multichannel audio
A method for selecting a subset of channels of (e.g., determined from) at least a segment of a multichannel audio program for watermarking and watermarking the selected subset of channels, and a system or device configured to implement any embodiment of the method, or including a buffer which stores at least one frame or other segment of a multichannel audio program generated by any embodiment of the method or steps thereof. Some embodiments generate watermarking metadata during program creation including by analyzing audio content to be included in segments of a multichannel program, determining at least one watermark suitability value for each channel of each of the segments, and including the watermark suitability values (or watermarking data determined therefrom) as metadata in the program.
Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation


07/21/16
20160210952 
 System and  pacing repetitive motion activities patent thumbnailSystem and pacing repetitive motion activities
A method for transferring data between a storage and playback device and a server containing at least one audio file having information for producing a tempo that is sensible to at least one user as the at least one user performs a repetitive motion activity, the storage and playback device being capable of storing and playing the information in the audio file, the method comprising, at the data storage and playback device, or at a combination of the server and the data storage and playback device: receiving a request to substantially match at least one audio file based on its beats per minute for outputting on the storage and payback device; identifying a metadata tempo tag for each designated audio file, each tempo tag indicating the tempo of the audio file; and causing to be delivered to, or providing to, the storage and playback device the audio file.. .
Pacing Technologies Llc


07/21/16
20160210862 
 Data flow control order generating apparatus and sensor managing apparatus patent thumbnailData flow control order generating apparatus and sensor managing apparatus
There is used a data flow control order generating apparatus that includes: a sensor side metadata acquisition unit acquiring sensor side metadata as information related to a sensor that outputs sensing data; an application side metadata acquisition unit acquiring application side metadata as information related to an application that provides a service by using the sensing data; a matching unit performing matching between the sensor side metadata and the application side metadata to extract the sensor capable of providing the sensing data that satisfies the request of the application; and an instruction unit transmitting a data flow control order that identifies the sensor extracted by the matching unit and the application to a sensor managing apparatus that manages the sensor.. .
Omron Corporation


07/21/16
20160210730 
 Image processing apparatus and image processing method patent thumbnailImage processing apparatus and image processing method
Provided is an image processing apparatus and an image processing method. The image processing apparatus includes circuitry configured to receive image data, and receive metadata set based on the image data.
Sony Corporation


07/21/16
20160210515 

Event detection based on video metadata


Video data from sources, such as cameras, is analyzed to create metadata descriptive of the events and objects occurring in the video. This metadata, which consists of data about the video, is then analyzed on a transaction basis to determine if a suspicious activity, such as a fraudulent point of sale (pos) return event, has occurred in relation to a transaction..
Verint Systems Inc.


07/21/16
20160210447 

System and providing an authentication engine in a persistent authentication framework


An authentication engine for an information handling system includes an event engine that receives authentication information from a plurality of input devices of the information handling system and classifies the authentication information from each input device into a plurality of events, and provides confidence score metadata based upon the authentication information, a confidence module that generates a confidence score based upon the events, and a threshold table that receives the confidence score and determines an authentication state of the information handling system based upon the confidence score.. .
Dell Products Lp


07/21/16
20160210413 

Method and system for user managed health care


A method and system for users managing their medical data is disclosed. The user's medical data comprises a medical data file having metadata stored directly within the data set, presently leveraging the dicom standard but broadly applicable to it and other metadata-bearing imaging standards.

07/21/16
20160210369 

System and controlling and organizing metadata associated with on-line content


A system and method are disclosed for controlling metadata associated with content on an electronic device that includes displaying interface screens for user entry of metadata control instructions, accepting user instructions, modifying metadata of applicable content, and associating the modified metadata with the applicable content. The system can export and/or store the applicable content along with modified metadata.

07/21/16
20160210355 

Searching and classifying unstructured documents based on visual navigation


Exemplary embodiments of the invention can provide computer-based systems and methods for exploring collections of documents through visual navigation. Data in a document collection can be more easily understood and explored when presented visually in infographic summaries.
Mindseye Solutions, Llc


07/21/16
20160210349 

Generating content relationships based on aggregate user solicited feedback


Systems, methods, and related technologies for generating content relationships based on aggregate user feedback are described. In certain aspects, a plurality of content items can be received, each of the content items being associated with one or more respective metadata items.
Knewton, Inc.


07/21/16
20160210328 

Distributed system with accelerator and catalog


A distributed database system (or federated database system) where a catalogue is used to store metadata descriptive of data containers for the constituent database system(s) and/or accelerator system(s) of the federated database. In response to the generation of the trigger signal corresponding to a database definition language (ddl) statement, the accelerator system updates metadata in the catalogue..
International Business Machines Corporation


07/21/16
20160210316 

Distributed system with accelerator-created containers


A distributed database system (or federated database system) comprises a constituent database management system (dmbs), an accelerator system and a single interface. The accelerator system creates a data container in accordance with structural features identified by the accelerator system and stores data in the data container.
International Business Machines Corporation


07/21/16
20160210302 

File migration method and apparatus, and storage device


A method for migrating a file in a storage device. The storage device obtains a snapshot of metadata of the file.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160210294 

Graph-based search queries using web content metadata


Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for generating search query metadata for a graph search query for use in selecting web pages relevant to the graph search query. In one aspect, a method includes receiving a graph search query specifying user-selected graph search elements; generating graph search query metadata representing the graph search elements of the graph search query and relationships of the graph search elements; comparing the graph search query metadata to content metadata sets, wherein each content metadata set represents content elements of a content item presented on a respective web resource and relationships of the content elements; determining similarity scores between the content metadata sets and the graph search query metadata based on the comparison; and selecting web resources on which the content items are presented based on the similarity scores of the respective content metadata sets..
Google Inc.


07/21/16
20160210263 

Scheduling and execution of dag-structured computation on rdma-connected clusters


A server and/or a client stores a metadata hash map that includes one or more entries associated with keys for data records stored in a cache on a server, wherein the data records comprise a directed acyclic graph (dag), and the directed acyclic graph is comprised of a collection of one or more nodes connected by one or more edges, each of the nodes representing one or more tasks ordered into a sequence, and each of the edges representing one or more constraints on the nodes connected by the edges. Each of the entries stores metadata for a corresponding data record, wherein the metadata comprises a server-side remote pointer that references the corresponding data record stored in the cache.
International Business Machines Corporation


07/21/16
20160210127 

Dynamic software assembly


An improved system and method for updating software is described. The system, upon detecting one or more changes within the set of eligibility attribute values associated with the one or more particular components of previously-provided software, selects a replacement component.
Apollo Education Group, Inc.


07/21/16
20160210080 

Object memory data flow instruction execution


Embodiments of the invention provide systems and methods for managing processing, memory, storage, network, and cloud computing to significantly improve the efficiency and performance of processing nodes. More specifically, embodiments of the present invention are directed to an instruction set of an object memory fabric.
Ultrata Llc


07/21/16
20160210055 

System and synchronizing caches after reboot


A method and system for synchronizing caches after reboot are described. In a cached environment, a host server stores a cache counter associated with the cache, which can be stored in the cache itself or in another permanent storage device.
Netapp, Inc.


07/21/16
20160210054 

Managing meta-data in an object memory fabric


Embodiments of the invention provide systems and methods to implement a hardware-based multi-node processing system of an object memory fabric. Hardware-based processing nodes operatively coupled may each include object memory modules storing and managing memory objects, each memory object being created natively within the memory module and managed by the memory module at a memory layer, and each memory object including memory object data and memory object metadata.
Ultrata Llc


07/21/16
20160210048 

Object memory data flow triggers


Embodiments of the invention provide systems and methods for managing processing, memory, storage, network, and cloud computing to significantly improve the efficiency and performance of processing nodes. More specifically, embodiments of the present invention are directed to an instruction set of an object memory fabric.
Ultrata Llc


07/21/16
20160210045 

Systems and methods for generating hint information associated with a host command


Systems and methods for generating hint information associated with a host command are disclosed. In one implementation, a processor of a host system determines whether the host system has initiated a procedure that will send a command to a non-volatile memory system.
Sandisk Technologies Inc.


07/21/16
20160210029 

Remote display of a data with situation-dependent change in date representation


A display unit that receives first data and second data and respective first and second metadata associated therewith, and is adapted to be operatively connected to a computing unit is disclosed. The display unit outputs the first data and the second data to a user on an output device as an image.
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft


07/14/16
20160205449 

Receiving device, receiving method, transmitting device, and transmitting method


A receiving device is provided which includes: a trigger information acquiring unit that acquires trigger information including at least location information as information for controlling an operation of an application which is executed in conjunction with av content; a metadata acquiring unit that acquires application control information for controlling the operation of the application; and an application control unit that controls the operation of the application based on the trigger information and the application control information. The present technique can be applied to, for example, a tv receiver..

07/14/16
20160205439 

Systems and methods for spotted advertising and control of corresponding user interfaces and transactions via user receiving devices and mobile devices


A user receiving device including at least one transceiver module, an output module, and a control module. The at least one transceiver module is configured to receive metadata and a program or video from a first backend device.
The Directv Group, Inc.


07/14/16
20160205371 

Dynamic range converter with frame by frame adaptation and methods for use therewith


In various embodiments, a dynamic range converter includes a first color space converter to convert a source color space of a source video having a source dynamic range to nonlinear color space signals. A linearizer configured converts the nonlinear color space signals to linearized color space signals having a mastering dynamic range via a piecewise linear interpolation of a transfer function.
Vixs Systems, Inc.


07/14/16
20160205370 

Dynamic range converter with pipelined architecture and methods for use therewith


In various embodiments, a dynamic range converter includes a plurality of circuits configured in a processing pipeline for operation timed by a pixel clock. The plurality of circuits include a first color space converter to convert a source color space of a source video having a source dynamic range to nonlinear color space signals.
Vixs Systems, Inc.


07/14/16
20160205369 

Dynamic range converter with logarithmic conversion and methods for use therewith


In various embodiments, a dynamic range converter includes at least one circuit including a logarithm base 2 (log 2) domain circuit that uses piecewise linear interpolation to perform as at least a portion of one of: a linearizer configured to convert nonlinear color space signals to linearized color space signals; a delinearizer configured to convert linear color space signals to nonlinearized color space signals; a chrominance tone mapper for scaling gamut shaped components in accordance with dynamic color transform metadata to generate chrominance mapped components; or a luminance tone mapper for scaling color remapped components in accordance with the dynamic color transform metadata to generate luminance mapped components. Other embodiments are disclosed..
Vixs Systems, Inc.


07/14/16
20160205368 

Dynamic range converter with reconfigurable architecture and methods for use therewith


In various embodiments, a dynamic range converter includes a plurality of circuits, including at least one configurable circuit that operates based on configuration data. The plurality of circuits include a first color space converter to convert a source color space of a source video having a source dynamic range to nonlinear color space signals.
Vixs Systems, Inc.


07/14/16
20160205367 

Dynamic range converter with generic architecture and methods for use therewith


In various embodiments, a dynamic range converter includes a first color space converter to convert a source color space of a source video having a source dynamic range to nonlinear color space signals. A linearizer configured converts the nonlinear color space signals to linearized color space signals having a mastering dynamic range via a piecewise linear interpolation of a transfer function.
Vixs Systems, Inc.


07/14/16
20160205341 

System and real-time processing of ultra-high resolution digital video


A method for encoding a video stream generated from at least one ultra-high resolution camera capturing sequential image frames from a fixed viewpoint of a scene includes decomposing the sequential image frames into quasi-static background and dynamic image features; distinguishing between different objects represented by the dynamic image features by recognizing characteristics and tracking movement of the objects in the sequential image frames. The dynamic image features are formatted into a sequence of miniaturized image frames that reduces at least one of: inter-frame movement of the objects; and high spatial frequency data.
Smarter Tv Ltd.


07/14/16
20160205190 

Parallel transparent restructuring of immutable content in a distributed object storage system


The present disclosure provides an innovative technique for parallel transparent restructuring of immutable content in a distributed object storage system. The content restructuring technique disclosed herein may be implemented with parallel operations by multiple storage servers in a live system.
Nexenta Systems, Inc.


07/14/16
20160205053 

Centralized communications controller


A message or system may receive a message, and may determine contents and metadata associated with the message. The contents and metadata may be used to identify another user device, such as a device located at a different entity.
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.


07/14/16
20160204931 

Self-encrypting flash drive


Exemplary methods are provided for storing data in a flash storage device to facilitate subsequent detection of tampering, comprising receiving a plaintext; reading first metadata associated with a device sector; encrypting the plaintext based on the first metadata to generate a cipher text and first authentication data; storing the cipher text in the sector; and storing the first authentication data as second metadata associated with the sector. Exemplary methods are also provided for detecting tampering with data stored in a flash storage device, comprising determining a physical location in a device sector; reading cipher text from the physical location; reading first authentication data and maintenance metadata associated with the sector; decrypting the cipher text based on a user key and the maintenance metadata to generate second authentication data; and determining the occurrence of tampering based on the first and second authentication data.
Mangstor, Inc.


07/14/16
20160204887 

Apparatus for transmitting broadcast signals, receiving broadcast signals, transmitting broadcast signals and receiving broadcast signals


The broadcast signal transmitting apparatus includes a signaling encoder for generating signaling information indicating whether a broadcast signal including multimedia content is transmitted in real time using a broadcast network, an internal structure generator for generating at least one object internal structure obtained by dividing a file included in the multimedia content into an independently encoded or decoded data unit, a packet information generator for generating packet information including metadata for identification of the object internal structure when the signaling information indicates that the multimedia content is transmitted in real time, and a transmitter for transmitting a broadcast signal including the object internal structure and the packet information. Accordingly, the apparatus can reduce a total time needed when multimedia content is acquired and then displayed for a user..
Lg Electronics Inc.


07/14/16
20160203815 

System and synthetically generated speech describing media content


Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and computer readable-media for providing an automatic synthetically generated voice describing media content, the method comprising receiving one or more pieces of metadata for a primary media content, selecting at least one piece of metadata for output, and outputting the at least one piece of metadata as synthetically generated speech with the primary media content. Other aspects of the invention involve alternative output, output speech simultaneously with the primary media content, output speech during gaps in the primary media content, translate metadata in foreign language, tailor voice, accent, and language to match the metadata and/or primary media content.
At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp


07/14/16
20160203600 

Methods and systems for determining breast density


Various embodiments are described herein for methods, devices and systems that can be used to determine a breast density value from an input image of patient's breast. In one example embodiment, the breast density value is calculated by receiving an input image corresponding to the digital mammogram, removing metadata information from the input image to generate an intermediate image, generating a region of interest (roi) image based on the intermediate image, extracting values for predictor variables based on the metadata information, the intermediate image and the roi image, and calculating breast density based on the values of the predictor variables.
Densitas Incorporated


07/14/16
20160203564 

System and consolidating expense records


A system and method for consolidating expense records. The method includes receiving, from a first source, a first file including at least one activity identifier; analyzing the first file to identify the at least one activity identifier; retrieving, based on the at least one activity identifier, at least one second file from a second source, wherein the at least one second file corresponds to the first file; comparing the first file to each of the at least one second file to identify a difference; and generating, based on at least one causation rule, at least a metadata respective of the identified difference..
Vatbox, Ltd.


07/14/16
20160203230 

Network search engine using objective and subjective user favorites for seraching


An internet infrastructure that supports search operations that are restricted by user favorite lists, related user metadata, and user trends that are based on client-stored user favorite behavior. The internet infrastructure contains a search engine server coupled to a plurality of web browsers resident on client devices that contain user/favorite lists and metadata.
Rpx Corporation


07/14/16
20160203203 

Metadata peering with improved inodes


Example apparatus and methods concern metadata peering that allows a file system to address a file in a local namespace while actually accessing the file using an address used by a shared secondary storage. This allows the file system to operate unmodified and more efficiently in a native mode that addresses files in the shared secondary storage using addresses local to a computer running the file system.
Quantum Corporation


07/14/16
20160203170 

Order encoded manifests in a content centric network


One embodiment provides a system that facilitates direct seeking of the ordered content of a manifest based on external metadata. During operation, the system determines, by a content producing device, a root manifest, wherein a manifest indicates a set of content objects and their corresponding digests, wherein a respective content object is a data object or another manifest, and is associated with a name that is a hierarchically structured variable length identifier (hsvli) which comprises contiguous name components ordered from a most general level to a most specific level.
Palo Alto Research Center Incorporated


07/14/16
20160203160 

System, method and computer program product for a self-describing tape that maintains metadata of a non-tape file system


Embodiments described herein provide systems and methods for a self-describing tape that allow files stored on a tape according to a tape file system to be presented in a similar manner (e.g., to an operating system, to a network file system interface) by different instances of a second type of file system (e.g., a non-tape file system). This can include, for example, allowing a file system of the second type to consistently present files over a network file system interface as being available at the same directory path location, according to the same permissions..
Kip Cr P1 Lp


07/14/16
20160203158 

Metadata data catalog


In certain embodiments, a system maintains a plurality of metadata elements. Each metadata element indicates a current classification value for user data described by that metadata element.
Bank Of America Corporation


07/14/16
20160203150 

Systems and methods for managing shared content based on sharing profiles


Content items stored in an online content management service can be organized and shared. Content items can be associated with sharing profiles that include various sharing-specific metadata, such as details of how an item is shared or with whom it is shared.
Dropbox, Inc.


07/14/16
20160203141 

Method for learning a latent interest taxonomy from multimedia metadata


Techniques are disclosed herein for learning latent interests based on metadata of one or more images. An analysis tool associates one or more attributes with each of the objects based on a time and a location described in the metadata of that object.
Insnap, Inc.


07/14/16
20160203137 

Imputing knowledge graph attributes to digital multimedia based on image and video metadata


Techniques are disclosed herein for imputing attributes to multimedia content (e.g., an image or a video) based on metadata of the multimedia content. An analysis tool of a multimedia service platform evaluates content metadata to identify at least a time and a first location at which the content was captured.
Insnap, Inc.


07/14/16
20160203122 

Systems and methods for detecting and coordinating changes in lexical items


Systems and methods for efficiently detecting and coordinating step changes, trends, cycles, and bursts affecting lexical items within data streams are provided. Data streams can be sourced from documents that can optionally be labeled with metadata.
At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp


07/14/16
20160203108 

Display scaling application


Embodiments described herein generally relate to a dynamic display scaling application. The display scaling application adapts to content displayed within a graphical user interface (gui) to provide an aesthetically pleasing website.
Smugmug, Inc.


07/14/16
20160203069 

Mechanism for providing real time replication status information in a networked virtualization environment for storage management


A method for providing real time replication status for a networked virtualization environment for storage management, includes scanning metadata to identify replication status for all virtual disks (vdisks) in the networked virtualization environment, generating replication tasks for vdisks that are identified as under replicated based on the scan, performing the replication tasks, monitoring the progress of the replication tasks and determining the real time replication status of the networked virtualization environment based on the scanned metadata and the monitored progress of the replication tasks.. .
Nutanix, Inc.


07/14/16
20160202970 

Maintenance toolkit for the implementation of computer programs


A maintenance toolkit for the implementation of computer programs is envisaged. The toolkit receives computer programs containing a plurality of modules.
Tata Consultancy Services Limited


07/14/16
20160202961 

Specialization of generic methods


Generic method specialization represents the ability to specialize generic methods over various types. When implementing generic method specialization an annotated class file may include a generic method declaration that is annotated with specialization metadata indicating elements of the generic method to be adjusted during specialization.
Oracle International Corporation


07/14/16
20160202935 

Distributed file system with speculative writing


A method for data storage includes running on multiple interconnected compute nodes respective virtual heads that collaboratively store files in persistent storage. In response to receiving in an initiator virtual head a request to write at least a portion of a given file, the initiator virtual head selects one or more destination virtual heads for storing the portion.
Elastifile Ltd.


07/14/16
20160202925 

Threshold based incremental flashcopy backup of a raid protected array


Changes in a multi-raid configuration to metadata of a source production volume in a source raid are monitored since taking a most recent fc backup on the source production volume. The incremental copies of the metadata are stored on a target production volume in an target raid.
International Business Machines Corporation


07/14/16
20160202920 

System and providing consistent metadata for raid solutions


An information handling system includes a plurality of physical disks, a memory to store metadata for the physical disks, and a controller. The controller is configured to communicate with the physical disks and with the memory.
Dell Products, Lp


07/14/16
20160202911 

Efficient storage tiering


A method, article of manufacture, and apparatus for transferring data from a source tier to a target tier. In some embodiments, this may include dividing an object stored in the source tier into a plurality of segments, determining if the target tier is missing at least one of the segments, writing the missing segments to the target tier, and deleting the object from the source tier.
Emc Corporation


07/14/16
20160202761 

Microfluidics three-dimensional touch screen display


A microfluidic transducer is overlaid on a two-dimensional display and controlled in accordance with metadata corresponding to a displayed image to cause raising of a surface of the microfluidic transducer to represent objects depicted in the image and at least the relative distance of such objects from a viewing point of the image to form a touch screen allowing the image to be navigated and manipulated in the form of a tactile display, particularly for persons having visual impairment. The distance information is preferably captured during initial capture of the image and stored as metadata but can also be determined by image analysis.
International Business Machines Corporation


07/07/16
20160198288 

Vehicle entertainment unit and controlling the same


A method of controlling a vehicle entertainment unit mounted in a vehicle using a center stack control system of the vehicle includes establishing a bluetooth connection between the center stack control system and the vehicle entertainment unit, retrieving metadata from the vehicle entertainment unit, transmitting the metadata from the vehicle entertainment unit to the center stack control system via the bluetooth connection, receiving a control command at the vehicle entertainment unit via the bluetooth connection, mapping the control command to a corresponding function of the vehicle entertainment unit at the vehicle entertainment unit, and executing the corresponding function at the vehicle entertainment unit.. .
Voxx International Corporation


07/07/16
20160198173 

Carriage systems encoding or decoding jpeg 2000 video


A system configured to decode video data in a packetized elementary stream (pes) including frames of image data. The system includes a processor configured to receive a transport stream including control information associated with the image data including video metadata parameters associated with application specific functions applicable to the image data.
Arris Enterprises, Inc.


07/07/16
20160198019 

I/o bandwidth reduction using storage-level common page information


I/o bandwidth reduction using storage-level common page information is implemented by a storage server, in response to receiving a request from a client for a page stored at a first virtual address, determining that the first virtual address maps to a page that is a duplicate of a page stored at a second virtual address or that the first and second virtual addresses map to a deduplicated page within a storage system, and transmitting metadata to the client mapping the first virtual address to a second virtual address that also maps to the deduplicated page. For one embodiment, the metadata is transmitted in anticipation of a request for the redundant/deduplicated page via the second virtual address.
Netapp, Inc.


07/07/16
20160198017 

Systems and methods for managing shared content based on sharing profiles


Content items stored in an online content management service can be organized and shared. Content items can be associated with sharing profiles that include various sharing-specific metadata, such as details of how an item is shared or with whom it is shared.
Dropbox, Inc.


07/07/16
20160198013 

Apparatus and providing streaming contents


A method and apparatus for an adaptive hypertext transfer protocol (http) streaming service using metadata of content are provided. The metadata may include a minbuffertime attribute indicating a minimum amount of initially buffered media content.
Industry-university Cooperation Foundation Korea Aeropsace University


07/07/16
20160198010 

Workflow to automatically generate reports for different component-level metadata after interacting with multiple web services


A system, method, and computer-readable medium are disclosed for automatically generating reports from component-level metadata collected from multiple web sources. A predetermined set of web sources are respectively monitored to detect user interactions with one or more predetermined components.
Dell Products L.p.


07/07/16
20160197997 

Method and system for transferring data between storage systems


A system and method for transferring target data from a remote source to a remote destination are provided. metadata such as directory structure and content is obtained from the source and used to organize the transfer.
Mover Inc.


07/07/16
20160197996 

Massively scalable object storage system


Several different embodiments of a massively scalable object storage system are described. The object storage system is particularly useful for storage in a cloud computing installation whereby shared servers provide resources, software, and data to computers and other devices on demand.
Rackspace Us, Inc.


07/07/16
20160197874 

System for social media tag extraction


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

07/07/16
20160197832 

Metadata correlation and disambiguation


Methods, systems, and apparatus for network monitoring and analytics are disclosed. The methods, systems, and apparatus for network monitoring and analytics perform highly probable identification of related messages using one or more sparse hash function sets.
Jolata, Inc.


07/07/16
20160196852 

Media identifier generation for camera-captured media


A video identifier uniquely identifying a video captured by a camera is generated. The video includes video frames and optionally concurrently captured audio as well as video metadata describing the video.
Gopro, Inc.


07/07/16
20160196830 

Audio encoder and decoder with program information or substream structure metadata


Apparatus and methods for generating an encoded audio bitstream, including by including substream structure metadata (ssm) and/or program information metadata (pim) and audio data in the bitstream. Other aspects are apparatus and methods for decoding such a bitstream, and an audio processing unit (e.g., an encoder, decoder, or post-processor) configured (e.g., programmed) to perform any embodiment of the method or which includes a buffer memory which stores at least one frame of an audio bitstream generated in accordance with any embodiment of the method..
Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation


07/07/16
20160196600 

Methods and systems for harmonizing a dÉcor scheme


Systems and methods are disclosed for generating a harmonized set of décor accessories using one or more harmony descriptors. Some systems facilitate harmonization by receiving a representation of a plurality of décor accessories that includes metadata, creating one or more harmony descriptors from the metadata, and matching two or more décor accessories using the harmony descriptors.
Art.com, Inc.


07/07/16
20160196478 

Image processing


A similar image detection method can comprise the steps of: adjusting a similarity level to be used to determine the similarity between a plurality of images, on the basis of metadata of each of the plurality of images, wherein the metadata includes time information and/or location information of each of the plurality of images; and determining the similarity on the basis of a hash, which is generated using fingerprint information of each of the plurality of images, and the adjusted similarity level.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


07/07/16
20160196428 

System and detecting stack pivot programming exploit


Systems, methods and media are shown for detecting a stack pivot programming exploit that involve extracting return addresses from a call stack from a snapshot of a running program and, for each extracted return address, identifying a stack frame and following frame from stack pointer information, checking whether the stack is consistent with the type of stack generated by the operating system and architecture conventions, and alerting that a stack pivot is likely if an anomaly in stack layout is found. Some examples involve determining whether the stack frame and following frame follow consistently in one of ascending or descending addresses.
Leviathan, Inc.


07/07/16
20160196364 

Integrated circuit design and operation


Integrated circuit design and operation techniques are disclosed. In some embodiments, a data store stores, for each of a plurality of cores, a core image data comprising metadata about or otherwise associated with the core.

07/07/16
20160196310 

Cross column searching a relational database table


A method of searching a relational database table which includes: providing a relational database table having a plurality of rows and columns such that each of the plurality of columns has a column name descriptive of data in the each of the columns; providing a relational database management system (rdbms) to manage access to the relational database table; providing at least one metadata tag to some of the plurality of columns wherein the metadata tag is a non-hierarchical keyword or term that is assigned to the some of the plurality of columns; responsive to selecting at least one metadata tag and responsive to selecting a search string, searching by a search and join function of the rdbms columns of the some of the plurality of columns corresponding to the at least one metadata tag in the relational database table to find data matching the search string.. .
International Business Machines Corporation


07/07/16
20160196296 

Methods and deleting a plurality of documents associated with an electronic document review application


Methods and apparatus for deleting a plurality of documents associated with an electronic document review application are disclosed. For example, a user may specify a subset of documents that the user would like to review in an electronic document review application.
Kcura Corporation


07/07/16
20160196293 

Optimizing storage in a publish / subscribe environment


Creating message files in a publication subscription computer system by: (i) receiving data corresponding to a first message; (ii) receiving a list of subscribers that subscribe to a topic of the first message; and (iii) creating a digital data file that includes a payload data and a consumption metadata. The payload data includes content data corresponding to the first message.
International Business Machines Corporation


07/07/16
20160196286 

Method and managing image metadata


Methods and apparatus for processing images are provided. The image processing method includes obtaining an image using an electronic device; associating first metadata corresponding to the image with a first layer of a hierarchical data structure, wherein the hierarchical data structure includes a plurality of layers, including the first layer and a second layer; associating second metadata with the second layer, wherein the second metadata corresponds to one or more of a plurality of blocks into which the image is divided; and storing the hierarchical data structure in association with the image in a storage unit operatively coupled to the electronic device..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


07/07/16
20160196273 

Managing embedded digital signature locations in a stream of data files


According to aspects of the present disclosure, archived system management facility (smf) data may be verified against a signature, even if the data to be verified against the signature is split among two or more history files. When archiving an smf data dump, an indication is kept that includes locations of signatures found while a system management facility (smf) data dump is being archived.
Ca, Inc.


07/07/16
20160196270 

Station library creaton for a media service


A machine may form all or part of a network-based system configured to provide media service to one or more user devices. The machine may be configured to define a station library within a larger collection of media files.
Gracenote, Inc.


07/07/16
20160196166 

Automated exploitation of virtual machine resource modifications


At least one application in a distributed computing environment is deployed. At least one resource of a virtual machine is provided to the at least one application in the distributed computing environment.
International Business Machines Corporation


07/07/16
20160196082 

Method and system for maintaining consistency for i/o operations on metadata distributed amongst nodes in a ring structure


A method for maintaining consistency for i/o operations on metadata distributed amongst a plurality of nodes forming a ring structure.. .
Nutanix, Inc.


07/07/16
20160196006 

Customizable bladed applications


Customizable bladed applications are described herein. A device platform is configured to provide a simultask mode that enables combined user access to multiple applications of the platform via respective chrome portions.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


07/07/16
20160193530 

Virtual playbook with user controls


A computerized method operable on a computer system for compositing data streams to generate a playable composite stream includes receiving a plurality of independent data streams that are included in a broadcast stream. The independent data streams include a video stream and a metadata stream.
Electronic Arts Inc.


06/30/16
20160192417 

Systems and methods of wireless usb service discovery


Example embodiments of the systems and methods of wireless usb service discovery disclosed herein provide the querying of the mac address of devices for available services to determine the information elements provided to the querying devices based on access categories specified by the user of the querying device. Sniffing or querying of the wi-fi enabled devices may subsequently determine which of the mac addresses correspond to known friends and automatically make that content accessible to those friends by including these mac addresses in file metadata so that a device with this mac address can subsequently access the file.

06/30/16
20160191929 

Method and device for transmitting and receiving advanced uhd broadcasting content in digital broadcasting system


The present invention relates to a method and a device for transmitting and receiving advanced uhd broadcasting content in a digital broadcasting system. The method for transmitting and receiving advanced uhd broadcasting content, according to one embodiment of the present invention, comprises the steps of: encoding data of a base layer; encoding data of one or more enhancement layers; encoding broadcast network program metadata including information on an advanced uhd broadcast program transmitted through a broadcast network, and encoding ip network program metadata including information on an advanced uhd broadcast program transmitted through an ip network; packetizing the encoded data of the base layer and/or the data of a first enhancement layer into a broadcast packet; packetizing the encoded data of a second enhancement layer into an ip packet; transmitting the broadcast packet through the broadcast network; and transmitting the ip packet through the ip network..

06/30/16
20160191856 

Method and system for metadata extraction from master-slave cameras tracking system


An embodiment of the present invention includes a master camera that may record master metadata regarding an object of interest and communicate the master metadata to a slave camera. The slave camera may zoom, pan, or tilt to isolate and record more detailed image data regarding the object of interest based on the master metadata.

06/30/16
20160191779 

Adaptive video end-to-end network with local abstraction


An adaptive video end-to-end network is described that uses local abstraction. One example includes an image sensor to generate a sequence of images, a processor coupled to the image sensor to analyze the sequence of images to detect an event, to select images related to the event and to generate metadata regarding the event, and a communications interface coupled to the processor to send the metadata information through a network connection to a central node..

06/30/16
20160191661 

Layered abstraction persistent content identity


This disclosure generally relates to methods and systems for associating and identifying content, including both physical and electronic objects, with metadata through networks. The disclosure also generally relates to routing systems for handling requests including content identifiers.

06/30/16
20160191648 

Location and relocation of data within a cache


In one embodiment, a computer system includes a cache having one or more memories and a metadata service. The metadata service is able to receive requests for data stored in the cache from a first client and from a second client.

06/30/16
20160191591 

Live crowdsourced media streaming


Technologies for crowdsourced media streaming include a number of mobile computing devices configured to capture media streams and transmit the media streams to a media server. The media server associates the media streams with metadata describing the media streams, including metadata describing an event captured in the media stream.

06/30/16
20160191563 

System for detecting threats using scenario-based tracking of internal and external network traffic


Disclosed is an improved approach to implement a system and method for detecting insider threats, where models are constructed that is capable of defining what constitutes the normal behavior for any given hosts and quickly find anomalous behaviors that could constitute a potential threat to an organization. The disclosed approach provides a way to identify abnormal data transfers within and external to an organization without the need for individual monitoring software on each host, by leveraging metadata that describe the data exchange patterns observed in the network..

06/30/16
20160191551 

Method and system for detecting threats using metadata vectors


An approach for detecting network attacks using metadata vectors may initially involve receiving network communications or packets, extracting metadata items from the packets. The metadata items describe the communications without requiring deep content inspection of the data payload or contents.

06/30/16
20160191549 

Rich metadata-based network security monitoring and analysis


Network security monitoring for external threats is provided that is based on rich metadata collected from internal network traffic that is analyzed for anomalies against a behavior baseline to detect the external threats. Rich metadata includes but is not limited to the information typically found in the headers of every layer of telecommunication protocols describing the communication between network entities..

06/30/16
20160191548 

Method and system for misuse detection


This disclosure discusses methods, systems, and an apparatus that can determine whether email content is potentially malicious, contains potentially malicious content, has originated from a potentially malicious entity, or contains links or other references to potentially malicious web content. The disclosure discusses some embodiments that include evaluating text in the email content to determine if predetermined suspected malicious phrases are present in the text, evaluating one or more links in the email content using an ip address, url, or dns to determine if the links reference potentially malicious web content, and evaluating metadata in the email content to determine if the email content is potentially malicious..

06/30/16
20160191526 

Peer to peer enterprise file sharing


Disclosed are various embodiments for facilitating the distribution of files from a file repository. Files from a file repository can be distributed via peer to peer transmissions where the peer devices can perform authentication functions.

06/30/16
20160191503 

Peer to peer enterprise file sharing


Disclosed are various embodiments for facilitating the distribution of files from a file repository. Files from a file repository can be distributed via peer to peer transmissions where the peer devices can perform authentication functions.

06/30/16
20160191472 

System and sending and receiving secret message content over a network


The proliferation of personal computing devices in recent years, especially mobile personal computing devices, has led to increased concerns regarding the safety and security of documents and messages that are sent over networks. Users desire a system that provides for the setting of custom, content-agnostic, permissions at a message, document, and/or sub-document-level through communications networks.

06/30/16
20160191306 

Programmable protocol parser for nic classification and queue assignments


Technologies for controlling operation of a compute node coupled to a computer network via a computing device that includes communications for communicating with the computer network and persistent instructions such as firmware for providing control functions to the computing device, wherein the control functions being defined at least in part by protocol data. An update control module of the computing device may receive update data from a remote node in the computer network via the communications, wherein the update data comprising new protocol data for the persistent instructions.

06/30/16
20160191296 

Methods and systems for an end-to-end solution to deliver content in a network


A network infrastructure provisioned according to design information received via a web portal contains one or more nodes and facilitates deployment of services and associated data across physical and virtualized resources for a content delivery path between a content source and a content consumer according to technical and business needs of a content provider. Provisioning is accomplished by storing the design information in one or more repositories, the repositories containing data, packaging information and metadata of the one or more nodes, and one or more map files specifying the respective addresses of the one or more nodes.

06/30/16
20160191249 

Peer to peer enterprise file sharing


Disclosed are various embodiments for facilitating the distribution of files from a file repository. Files from a file repository can be distributed via peer to peer transmissions where the peer devices can perform authentication functions.





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