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 Method for synchronising metadata with an audiovisual document by using parts of frames and a device for producing such metadata patent thumbnailnew patent Method for synchronising metadata with an audiovisual document by using parts of frames and a device for producing such metadata
The invention relates to a method and a device for synchronising metadata associated by a first signature to a first version of an audiovisual document, with a second version of this audiovisual document. The method is characterised in that it synchronises the metadata with the second version of the audiovisual document from a second signature detected in the portion of the second version of the audiovisual document, said portion of the second version of the audiovisual document being obtained by detecting the first signature in the second version of the audiovisual document.
Thomson Licensing


 Establishing a streaming presentation of an event patent thumbnailnew patent Establishing a streaming presentation of an event
The invention provides a streaming client with a streaming presentation of an event, with said presentation being obtained by dynamically switching between a plurality of media streams which represent different recordings of the event. For that purpose, source data is obtained from a plurality of stream sources.
Nederlandse Organisatie Voor Toegepast-natuurwetenschappelijk Onderzoek Tno


 Break state detection in content management systems patent thumbnailnew patent Break state detection in content management systems
Systems, methods, and devices are described herein for placing secondary content into a break of unknown duration in a stream of primary content. In one aspect the described techniques may include receiving information indicative of a break in streaming of the primary content, such as metadata data that is inserted into the stream of primary content, for example, on a client device.
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.


 Continually updating a channel of aggregated and curated media content using metadata patent thumbnailnew patent Continually updating a channel of aggregated and curated media content using metadata
A method and system for aggregating and curating a plurality of media content pieces. The method including the steps of aggregating a plurality of media content pieces from various sources and curating each of the plurality of media content pieces to determine metadata associated with each of the plurality of media content pieces including an ideology level for each of the media content pieces.

 Locally providing cloud storage array services patent thumbnailnew patent Locally providing cloud storage array services
Locally providing cloud storage array services for a storage array of a data center when the storage array is not connected to a remote cloud-based storage array services provider includes initiating, by a primary storage array, one or more cloud storage array services and locally providing the cloud storage array services. Such local providing of the cloud storage array services also includes generating, by the cloud storage array services, metadata describing one or more real-time storage array characteristics and presenting the metadata to a user through a local area network..
Pure Storage, Inc.


 Locally providing cloud storage array services patent thumbnailnew patent Locally providing cloud storage array services
Locally providing cloud storage array services for a storage array of a data center when the storage array is not connected to a remote cloud-based storage array services provider includes initiating, by a primary storage array, one or more cloud storage array services and locally providing the cloud storage array services. Such local providing of the cloud storage array services also includes generating, by the cloud storage array services, metadata describing one or more real-time storage array characteristics and presenting the metadata to a user through a local area network..
Pure Storage, Inc.


 System and  automatic cloud-based full-data backup and restore on mobile devices patent thumbnailnew patent System and automatic cloud-based full-data backup and restore on mobile devices
A method for storing third-party application data to cloud storage is described herein. The method includes determining to upload data associated with a third-party application stored on a client device to a cloud storage server.
Google Inc.


 Streaming zip patent thumbnailnew patent Streaming zip
A system is described to create and transmit a streamable zip file container. The streamable zip file container contains stream metadata, files, and a central directory.
Apple Inc.


 Coordinating metadata patent thumbnailnew patent Coordinating metadata
Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable storage media for coordinating metadata for media streaming content and for sending global metadata to client devices that can be used to request supplemental metadata specific to a media consumption experience.. .
Apple Inc.


 System and  redirected firewall discovery in a network environment patent thumbnailnew patent System and redirected firewall discovery in a network environment
A method is provided in one example embodiment that includes receiving metadata from a host over a metadata channel. The metadata may be correlated with a network flow and a network policy may be applied to the connection.
Mcafee, Inc.


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Exchanging application metadata for application context aware service insertion in service function chain

A method implemented by a network element (ne), comprising receiving a classification message comprising a classification rule for identifying a service function chain (sfc) in a network, wherein the sfc comprises an ordered set of service functions (sfs) that provides services to an application, and a dynamic application-specific contextual data associated with an operation of the application, receiving a first of a plurality of application data packets, determining that the first of the application data packets matches the classification rule, generating a first sfc packet by adding the dynamic application-specific contextual data to the first of the application data packets according to the classification rule to enable communication of the dynamic application-specific contextual data to at least one of the sfs in the sfc, and sending the first sfc packet towards a next ne according to an sf path in the network associated with the sfc.. .
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

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Wirelessly connected laboratory

Scientific instruments can be network-enabled by adding a wireless communication capability to the computers associated with those scientific instruments. Through this wireless communication capability, the scientific data acquired by a scientific instrument and metadata about that scientific data can be wirelessly transferred from the instrument-associated computer to a data hub.
Flowjo, Llc

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Systems and methods for detecting and managing cloud configurations

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

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Commodities trading platform

Methods and systems described herein use metadata to define, detect, and execute arbitrage opportunities between a commodity at origin and one delivered to a destination (i.e., transportation spreads), and also between refining spreads. Systems and methods described herein lock in profits between an underlying cash market and a futures contract, a currency market, a freight market, a dark pool, other financial instruments or another commodity market.

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System for tracking donor influence in charitable transactions

A system for tracking donor influence in a charitable fundraising campaign by generating unique urls in response to a fundraising transaction, and associating web page metadata with donors in a transaction database is described. Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a system for generating unique links for online donation forms containing embedded guids, and provisioning guid data to a transaction database to track the relationships between donors across database nodes, and calculate an aggregate impact of a referring donor's online link sharing efforts across a network..
Blackbaud Inc.

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Systems and methods for incentivizing social commerce

Systems and methods for incentivizing social commerce are disclosed. The disclosed systems and methods enable tagging of products and services in user-generated content.
Cosign Inc.

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System and transmitting and and receiving transaction information

A method and system for transmitting and receiving transaction information are provided. The method for transmitting transaction information is performed on a computing device and includes: accessing transaction information to be transmitted and selecting an electronic file.
Visa International Service Association

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Digital asset and design component tracking in a collaborative environment

As digital assets are created and shared, design components that comprise those digital assets are curated, organized, and tracked so as to allow meaningful relationships to be established between shared assets and design components. The tracking that underlies such relationships is provided by metadata associated with a given design component.
Adobe Systems Incorporated

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Image enhancements for vehicle imaging systems

Systems and methods are provided, having sensing unit(s) configured to capture images of a surrounding of a vehicle, and a processing unit connected to a database which is configured to store imaging data relating to the surrounding of the vehicle together with metadata relating to capturing parameters of the stored imaging data. The processing unit enhances the captured images with stored imaging data according to a correspondence of metadata with vehicle situations, for example, according to a relation between capturing parameters of different sensing units.
Brightway Vision Ltd.

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Method and managing medical metadatabase

Provided is a method of managing a medical metadatabase. The method includes: classifying a plurality of pieces of annotation information into annotation groups according to a predetermined classification standard; determining a common annotation area of each annotation group using annotation area information of each piece of annotation information included in each annotation group; and configuring a metadatabase which matches a patient's clinical information related to each piece of annotation information included in each annotation group to the common annotation area, wherein each piece of annotation information includes annotation area information in a medical reference image..
Samsung Sds Co., Ltd.

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Personal searchable document collections with associated user references

The present invention relates to user searches of the internet, document repositories, online reporting agencies, information databases, social media outlets, audio or video images, or any other desirable searchable media or information. According to the present invention, a user may perform a search and may take into account certain users or user groups who may have previously searched out the same items so that a user can limit or influence its current search taking into account prior user searches for particular prior user purposes.

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Searching using pointers to pages in documents

In order to facilitate access to pages in documents, a system may ingest pointers that specify the pages in the documents from hypertext documents on a network, and may aggregate the ingested pointers in an index. For example, the index may be aggregated based on keywords in content in the documents, metadata associated with the documents and/or presentation formats of the pages.
Linkedln Corporation

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Post-migration validation of etl jobs and exception management

Handling extract-transform-load (etl) job mismatches as “exceptions.” exception handling may include the following steps: (i) determining a mismatch while running an extract-transform-load job with the mismatch being a mismatch of at least one of the following types: design time information mismatch, and/or operational metadata mismatch; and (ii) responsive to determining the mismatch, handling the mismatch as an exception.. .
International Business Machines Corporation

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System and text disambiguation and context designation in incremental search

Methods and systems for text disambiguation and context designation in incremental search are provided. A method for selecting items in response to ambiguous keystrokes entered by a user and unambiguous metadata associated with a previously selected search result includes receiving ambiguous keystrokes, selecting and presenting a first subset of items and metadata associated with the items presented based on the ambiguous keystrokes.
Veveo, Inc.

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Storage and access time for records

In an example embodiment, information to be stored in a record is received, the information comprising at least two pieces of data of at least two different data types, at least one of the data types being of a variable length. Then a data structure is created.
Linkedln Corporation

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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

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Systems and methods for generating and assigning metadata tags

An information management system including at least one data storage device and at least one processor coupled to the at least one data storage device. The at least one processor is configured to receive at least one object, the object having a location in a hierarchical file organizational structure.

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Method and system for unified technological stack management for relational databases

An approach is described for providing unified technological stack management (e.g., via a global storage instance) where metadata is delocalized from storage nodes. The approach includes creating a global storage instance, wherein the global storage instance contains metadata for a storage layer including a plurality of storage nodes, and wherein the global storage instance is delocalized from the plurality of storage nodes.
Cellco Partnership D/b/a Verizon Wireless

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Concurrency control in virtual file system

Methods and systems are provided for providing concurrency control over remotely- stored data that may be shared across multiple clients via virtual drives. To prevent data corruption that may result from multiple clients concurrently modifying the same file, metadata indicative of a file's locking status may be stored at the remote storage.
Extenua, Inc.

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Metadata representation and storage

At least one original data set is obtained. Header type metadata is extracted from the original data set and the extracted header type metadata is stored in a document-oriented database.
Emc Corporation

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Intra-document search

In order to facilitate access to pages in documents (such as slides in presentations and/or frames in videos), a system may create pointers specifying the pages in the documents, and may aggregate the pointers in an index. For example, the index may be aggregated based on keywords in content in the documents, metadata associated with the documents and/or presentation formats of the pages.
Linkedln Corporation

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Apparatuses and methods for compute enabled cache

The present disclosure includes apparatuses and methods for compute enabled cache. An example apparatus comprises a compute component, a memory and a controller coupled to the memory.
Micron Technology, Inc.

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Multivariate metadata based cloud deployment monitoring for lifecycle operations

Techniques are described for metadata-based monitoring of lifecycle operations on software deployments. In one embodiment, a set of metadata is stored in volatile or non-volatile store.
Oracle International Corporation

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File index, metadata storage, and file system management for magnetic tape

In one embodiment, a computer program product for writing data to a magnetic recording tape includes a computer readable storage medium having computer readable program code embodied therewith. The computer readable program code includes: computer readable program code configured to cause a tape drive to: write a plurality of files to a first partition of a magnetic recording tape; and write an index to a second partition of the magnetic recording tape.
International Business Machines Corporation

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File index, metadata storage, and file system management for magnetic tape

In one embodiment, a data storage system includes a tape drive configured to: write a plurality of files to a first partition of a magnetic recording tape; and write an index to a second partition of the magnetic recording tape, the index including information about locations of data of the plurality of files in the first partition of the magnetic recording tape. In another embodiment, a magnetic recording tape includes: a plurality of files to written to a first partition of the magnetic recording tape using a tape drive; and an index written to a second partition of the magnetic recording tape using the tape drive, the index including information about locations of data of the plurality of files in the first partition of the magnetic recording tape..
International Business Machines Corporation

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Storage autonomous space compaction

Embodiments of the inventive concept improve performance, energy efficiency, and capacity of storage solutions, for example, by reducing the data movement between the cpu and the storage device and increasing the available capacity of the underlying storage devices via in-storage support for data compaction. Embodiments include a storage apparatus and method for autonomous in-storage space compaction initiated by a host-side command and according to metadata specified by a host.

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Storage device data overlay tracking and prevention

Aspects of the disclosure are direct towards managing data overlay in a direct access storage device (dasd) using metadata of data stored within the dasd. The dasd receives user input.
Computer Task Group, Inc.

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Video messaging

A method of operating a first user terminal, the method comprising: determining a video clip to be communicated to a second user terminal; receiving a user selection from an end-user of the first user terminal, selecting a respective user-selected value for each of a user-controlled one or more of a plurality of controllable items of metadata for controlling playout of the video clip when played out at the second user terminal; and using a video messaging service to send a video message over a network to a second user terminal, the video message communicating the video clip and the respective user-selected values for the one or more user-controlled items of metadata, thereby causing the second user terminal to play out the video clip in accordance with the one or more user-controlled items of metadata.. .
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

System and managing context sensitive short message service (sms)

A method and device that prompts one or more indicators to perform actions over context sensitive messages in a user device includes receiving an sms and identifying at least one template that can be applied to the sms based on analyzing content of the sms. One or more actionable texts may be identified from the content of the sms using the at least one template.
Wipro Limited

Method and system for haptic data encoding and streaming using a multiplexed data stream

A method includes receiving digital content data including audio data and/or video data, generating haptic data using at least some of the received digital content data, encoding the haptic data for efficient transmission over a communication network, multiplexing the encoded haptic data with the received digital content data, embedding information for decoding the encoded haptic data in metadata of the multiplexed data stream, and sending the multiplexed data stream over the communication network. The method may include analyzing the haptic data to determine at least one characteristic of the haptic data, and the encoding the haptic data may include encoding, based on the determined characteristic, the haptic data to meet a pre-defined criteria..
Immersion Corporation

Multi-angle video editing based on cloud video sharing

A solution for composing a multi-angle video from videos captured from different angles is disclosed. A request to compose a multi-angle video is received from a target user, requesting composing a multi-angle video using a video captured by the target user and videos captured by other users nearby the target user.
Zepp Labs, Inc.

Printing system capable of printing in any one of plural image forming apparatuses over network, image forming apparatus, and printing method

In general, a printing system of an exemplary embodiment includes a client terminal connected via a network, and a plurality of image forming apparatuses each including an operating unit which receives an operation input of a user. A first image forming apparatus that receives a print file from the client terminal transmits metadata of the print file to a second image forming apparatus.
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

Systems and methods for managing and publishing managed content

Systems and methods for content management server systems configured to manage and publish managed content in accordance with embodiments of the invention are disclosed. In one embodiment, a versioned content management server system, includes a processor, a versioned content management application, managed content, wherein managed content includes content and content version metadata, wherein the versioned content management application configures the processor to receive updated content, locate managed content based on the received updated content, determine version data based on a portion of the located managed content, the received updated content, update the content version metadata data, associate the updated version content data with the managed content, receive a request for content, identify a portion of the managed content that corresponds to the requested content, retrieve the identified portion of the managed content, and transmit the retrieved portion of the managed content..
Say Media, Inc.

Performing an action on a social networking system based on a content identifier embedded in provided content

A content source provides metadata associated with content, such as an audio signal or video data, to a social networking system. The metadata identifies characteristics of the content or specifies an action for the social networking system to perform.
Facebook, Inc.

System and reception and transmission optimization of secured video, image, audio, and other media traffic via proxy

A proxy server may receive from a user endpoint, a secure connection request to a second server. The secure connection request may be matched to a globally unique identifier registered for the user endpoint by employing a device-specified identifier associated with the globally unique identifier.
A2zlogix, Inc.

Network topology discovery by resolving loops

Previously available network management systems fail to adequately enable discovery of a network topology that includes both compliant and non-compliant networking devices. By contrast, and to that end, various implementations disclosed herein include systems, methods and apparatuses that determine whether or not a loop exists within uplink metadata associated with first and second compliant devices, wherein the loop in the uplink metadata is characterized by pointers provided to indicate that the first and second compliant devices operate to send externally addressed traffic to one another contrary to the operation of the first and second compliant devices within a network; and resolve the loop by adding a non-compliant device to topology-link map data associated with the first and second compliant devices in response to determining the existence of the loop, wherein the topology-link map data archives accessible information about the topology of the network based at least on the uplink metadata..
Cisco Technology, Inc.

How to track operator behavior via metadata

Embodiments presented herein describe techniques for tracking operators of a distributed computing environment (e.g., a streams processing environment) using metadata. During execution of a distributed application of the computing environment, a tracker tool monitors a plurality of operators of the distributed application.
International Business Machines Corporation

Determining connections of non-external network facing ports

Various implementations disclosed herein include systems, methods and apparatuses that determine connections between non-external facing ports. In some implementations, a method includes identifying one or more port pair connections between non-external network facing ports associated with respective pairs of compliant devices based on associated uplink metadata, wherein the respective pairs of compliant devices are included in a plurality of compliant devices within a network; determining the respective status of each compliant device associated with a particular one of the one or more port pair connections; and adding link data for a particular one of the one or more port pair connections to topology-link map data based at least on the determined respective status of each compliant device associated with the particular one of the one or more port pair connections, wherein the topology-link map data archives accessible information about the topology of the network based at least on the uplink metadata..
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Determining connections between disconnected partial trees

Various implementations disclosed herein include systems, methods and apparatuses that determine connections between disconnected partial trees. For example, in some implementations, a method includes obtaining a respective device identifier of a first network device included in a first one of a plurality of partial trees included in a network, wherein each partial tree includes at least one network device, and connectivity from the at least one network device to other partial trees is undefined based on associated uplink metadata; querying a plurality of compliant devices within the plurality of partial trees in order to trace a path traversal of the respective device identifier within the network; and selecting one of the plurality of compliant devices as connecting the first network device to a second one of the plurality of partial trees based at least on query responses provided by the plurality of compliant devices..
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Method and system for storing and recovering data from flash memory

Embodiments of the technology relate to storing user data and metadata in persistent storage in the event of a power failure and then recovering such stored data and metadata when power is restored.. .
Emc Corporation

Apparatus and outputting content, and display apparatus

An apparatus for outputting a content to a display, including a communicator configured to perform a data communication with the display; an input interface configured to receive an input content and metadata associated with the input content; and a processor configured to acquire image quality information applied to the content based on the metadata, to convert the input content into a converted content outputtable on the display by using content conversion information related to the acquired image quality information, and to control the communicator to output the converted content to the display.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

False alarm avoidance in security systems filtering low in network

Embodiments of intrusion detection systems are described and which include an intrusion detection panel that receives binary and metadata sensor data from which the presence of an alarm condition is detected. In addition sensor devices analyze sensor data received from other sensor devices that are in a peer to peer relationship with the corresponding sensor device to validate whether the indicated alarm condition is a valid alarm or a false alarm..
Tyco Fire & Security Gmbh





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