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 Personalized soundtrack patent thumbnailPersonalized soundtrack
Systems, devices and methods are described to provide a personalized soundtrack by a set top box, media player or other media receiver device. The device obtains viewer preference data that describes the viewer's musical preference.
Echostar Technologies L.l.c.


 Serving a live stream as an advertisement patent thumbnailServing a live stream as an advertisement
A content server receives live streams from a content distributor to transmit to users of the content server. In one embodiment, the content server promotes the live streams received from the content distributor, by serving portions of the live stream as advertisements (ads) to users of the content server along with videos or digital content requested by the users.
Google Inc.


 System for content matching and triggering for reality-virtuality continuum-based environment and methods thereof patent thumbnailSystem for content matching and triggering for reality-virtuality continuum-based environment and methods thereof
A system and methods for matching and triggering content for reality-virtuality continuum-based environment by using a mobile internet device. In general, in one aspect the invention is system for a matching and triggering content for reality-virtuality continuum-based environment comprising steps of acquiring a content at a device based on one or more mobile device sensors; obtaining metadata corresponding to said content matched with the content from a server; suggesting content from said content database corresponding to said content for user's preferable choice; and augmenting a displayed content on said device with said information based on user's acquiring a content at a device based on one or preferable choice..
Wakingapp Ltd.


 Method for programming a remote control patent thumbnailMethod for programming a remote control
A method for programming a remote control for a device in which the device detects partially identifying metadata, filters the metadata and uses the metadata to search for matching code sets in a database. The code sets are presented in ordered sequence by probability weighting which is established depending on frequency of confirmation signal in response to the request using the filtered data, and as a function of the time difference between a current request and earlier matching requests..
Fm Marketing Gmbh


 Methods, systems, and media for presenting media content items belonging to a media content group patent thumbnailMethods, systems, and media for presenting media content items belonging to a media content group
Methods, systems, and media for presenting media content items belonging to a media content group are provided. In some embodiments, the method comprises: retrieving metadata associated with video content segments, wherein the metadata includes user metadata, description metadata, and time metadata; generating subsets of video content segments from the video content segments based on the user metadata, wherein each of the subsets of video content segments is grouped into media content groups by: normalizing the description metadata; determining a similarity score between the normalized description metadata for a first video content segment and a second video content segment in the subset of video content segments; and determining whether to place the each of the first and second video content segments into a media content group based on the similarity score; arranging the video content segments within each of the media content groups based on time metadata; and causing at least one of the arranged media content groups to be presented in the video window in response to receiving a request for a video content item..
Google Inc.


 High speed communication protocol patent thumbnailHigh speed communication protocol
The present disclosure involves systems, software, and computer implemented methods for providing high speed communication between a sending system and a receiving system. One computer-implemented method includes determining, by a computer, that data is available for serialization using a pointer transfer; getting a data block of the data from a memory; getting metadata corresponding to the data block; writing an original address of the data block to a transport layer; writing the data block to the transport layer; determining that the data corresponding to the data block contains pointers; and adding a referenced data block to one or more data blocks to be transferred to a receiving system.
Sap Se


 Methods for transferring data in a storage cluster and devices thereof patent thumbnailMethods for transferring data in a storage cluster and devices thereof
Methods, non-transitory computer readable media, and computing devices that send an allocation request for an amount of memory to a another computing device. An indication of a memory range corresponding to a plurality of remote use data buffers within a memory of the another computing device is received from the another computing device.
Netapp, Inc.


 File movement service utility patent thumbnailFile movement service utility
An interface receives a request for data services from a consumer, wherein the consumer comprises one of a financial institution and a credit bureau and the request for data services comprises at least one of a request for financial data and a request for metadata. A processor determines whether the request requires data publication.
Bank Of America Corporation


 Playlist compilation system and method patent thumbnailPlaylist 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


 Efficient use of ipsec tunnels in multi-path environment patent thumbnailEfficient use of ipsec tunnels in multi-path environment
A system and method is provided for securing network traffic across a plurality of connections to a computing device without requiring each connection to have its own security association. The system can include an ipsec encoder configured to obtain a datagram and encode a datagram, wherein the ipsec encoder includes a security association that is associated with a computing entity, a packet analyzer configured to associate metadata with the encoded datagram, and a gateway to transmit the encoded datagram using one of the plurality of connections to the computing device..
Citrix Systems, Inc.


Determining event recommendability in online social networks

In one embodiment, a method includes, by a computing device, identifying an event in an online social network to be evaluated for recommendation to a user of the online social network and determining whether the event is recommendable to the user, the determination being based on identifying correlations between one or more characteristics of the user and a plurality of signals associated with the event. The method further includes, in response to determining that the event is recommendable, presenting a recommendation or promotion for the event to the user, and, in response to determining that the event is not recommendable, converting the event in accordance with the determining that the event is not recommendable.
Facebook, Inc.

Network management using port announcements

A system includes multiple devices in a storage area network (san). Each device includes at least one network port, at least one processor, and a management module.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development Lp

Adaptive erasure codes

Methods, apparatus, and other embodiments associated with adaptive use of erasure codes for distributed data storage systems are described. One example method includes accessing a message, where the message has a message size, selecting an encoding strategy as a function of the message size, data storage device failure statistics, data storage device wear periods, data storage space constraints, or overhead constraints, and where the encoding strategy includes an erasure code approach, generating an encoded message using the encoding strategy, generating an encoded block, where the encoded block includes the encoded message and metadata associated with the message, and storing the encoded block in the data storage system.
Quantum Corporation

Encoded audio metadata-based equalization

A system for producing an encoded digital audio recording has an audio encoder that encodes a digital audio recording having a number of audio channels or audio objects. An equalization (eq) value generator produces a sequence of eq values which define eq filtering that is to be applied when decoding the encoded digital audio recording, wherein the eq filtering is to be applied to a group of one or more of the audio channels or audio objects of the recording independent of any downmix.
Apple Inc.

Encoded audio extended metadata-based dynamic range control

An audio encoder encodes a digital audio recording having a number of audio channels or audio objects. A dynamic range control (drc) processor produces a sequence of encoder drc gain values, by applying a selected one of a number of drc characteristics to a group of one or more of the audio channels or audio objects.
Apple Inc.

3d imaging

The 3d models includes parametric data and metadata. A software enables a user to specify search criteria for a selected product among a plurality of products whose 3d models are stored on the data storage device.

Undo feature in financial management software

A method for managing a plurality of financial documents using a financial management application (fma). The method includes performing a plurality of activities of the fma, recording, in an activity feed, the plurality of activities and metadata describing characteristics of performing the plurality of activities, selecting, in response to a user request to undo a first activity of the plurality of activities, the first activity from the activity feed, selecting, based on the metadata and from the plurality of financial documents, a first financial document that was accessed by the fma when performing the first activity, identifying, based on the metadata, a first result of the first activity on the first financial document, and modifying the first financial document to remove the first result of the first activity..
Intuit Inc.

Electronic device and sharing image

An electronic device, comprising: a memory; at least one processor operatively coupled to the memory, configured to: receive a first image or metadata corresponding to the first image from an external electronic device; capture a second image by using a camera; detect a change of a first region of interest of the first image; change a second region of interest of the second image based on the change of the first region of interest; and display the second region of interest on a display, wherein displaying the second region of interest includes a displaying at least a portion of the second image that corresponds to the second region of interest.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

File origin determination

A file validation method and system is provided. The method includes retrieving from an authoritative source system, an artifact file.
International Business Machines Corporation

Systems and methods for automating the retrieval of partitionable search results from a database

Systems and methods for automating the retrieval of partitionable search results from a database and reducing the latency of delivering the partitionable search results are disclosed. A query for searching a database is constructed.
Mapscallion Llc

System for continuous monitoring of data quality in a dynamic feed environment

A system for providing continuous monitoring of data quality in a dynamic feed environment is disclosed. In particular, the system utilizes a feed inspection tool to detect anomalies in data gathering detected from feed metadata and anomalies in data measurement detected based on file contents.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

Replicating big data

A method includes identifying a first table including data. The first table has associated metadata, an associated replication state, an associated replication log file including replication logs logging mutations of the first table, and an associated replication configuration file including a first association that associates the first table with a replication family.
Google Inc.

Snapshot and/or clone copy-on-write

A technique improves efficiency of a copy-on-write (cow) operation used to create a snapshot and/or clone by a volume layer of a storage input/output (i/o) stack executing on one or more nodes of a cluster. The snapshot/clone may be represented as an independent volume, and embodied as a respective read-only copy (snapshot) or read-write copy (clone) of a parent volume.
Netapp, Inc.

Materializing internal computations in-memory to improve query performance

Techniques are described for materializing computations in memory. In an embodiment, responsive to a database server instance receiving a query, the database server instance identifies a set of computations for evaluation during execution of the query.
Oracle International Corporation

Tracking and maintaining expression statistics across database queries

Techniques are described for maintaining an expression statistics store that stores and updates metadata values for query expressions based on the occurrence of those query expressions within queries. In an embodiment, a database server instance receives a database query.
Oracle International Corporation

Method and on-disk deduplication metadata for a deduplication file system

A method and apparatus is disclosed herein for maintaining deduplication metadata on disk separate from an in-memory deduplication file system for a deduplication computing system. The method may include reading deduplication metadata from a first memory of a deduplication computing system.
Atlantis Computing, Inc.

Distributed data set storage and retrieval

An apparatus comprising a processor component to: receive metadata of data organization within a data set; receive indications of which node devices will be storing the data set as multiple data blocks within a data file; and receive, from each node device, a pointer request to a location within the data file for storing a data set portion as a data block. In response to the data set including partitioned data, for each request for a pointer: determine the location within the data file; generate a map data map entry for the data block; generate therein a sub-block count of data sub-blocks within the data block; generate therein a sub-entry for each data sub-block including size and a hashed identifier derived from a partition label; and provide a pointer to the node device.
Sas Institute Inc.

Embedded processing of structured and unstructured data using a single application protocol interface (api)

Example embodiments relate to embedded processing of structured and unstructured data. Example embodiments may traverse a directory structure of the computing device, wherein a storage medium of the computing device comprises structured data and non-structured data.
Longsand Limited

Systems and methods for domain-specific machine-interpretation of input data

In an embodiment receiving input data over a computer network. The method also includes automatically generating topic-based metadata of the input data in relation to a multi-level taxonomy.
Texas State Technical College System

Method for creating web program and corresponding table interface according to column comment

A method for creating web programs and corresponding table interfaces according to column comments is revealed. The method features on that codes predefined are stored in the comment of each column in a table respectively and each code corresponds to a function.
Cheng Shiu University

Web page generation system

A method for displaying a web page. metadata describing the web page is received.
Adp, Llc

Web page design system

A method, apparatus, and computer program product for designing a web page. Objects in a graphical user interface are displayed by a data processing system in a display system.
Adp, Llc

Web page generation system

A method, apparatus and computer program product for displaying a web page. metadata describing a web page is received by a client data processing system.
Adp, Llc

Method for restoring files from a continuous recovery system

A system and method for generating replicas of a file of a protected storage system from protected data in a recovery system. The method including protecting data in a recovery system including a target disk configured to store a replica of the protected storage system from a before a time window and a journal including data and metadata of write operations to the protected storage system that occurred during the time window, obtaining a request to restore a file and an indication of a specified time point from which the file should be restored, generating a replica of a table of content of a file system of the protected storage system from the journal and the target disk, extracting location of the file from the table of content, and generating a replica of the file from the journal and the target disk, using the extracted file location..
Zerto Ltd.

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.

Method and reconstructing and checking the consistency of deduplication metadata of a deduplication file system

A method and apparatus is disclosed herein for checking the consistency of deduplication metadata after an unclean shutdown of a deduplication computing system. The method may include mounting a deduplication file system of a deduplication computing system after an unclean shutdown of the deduplication computing system.
Atlantis Computing, Inc.

Storing data and associated metadata in a dispersed storage network

A method begins by a processing module generating metadata for a data object. The method continues by a first disperse storage error encoding the metadata to produce a set of metadata slices.
International Business Machines Corporation

Self-describing data blocks stored with atomic write

Self-describing data blocks of a minimum atomic write size may be stored for a data store. Data may be received for storage in a data block of a plurality of data blocks at a persistent storage device that are equivalent to a minimum atomic write size for the persistent storage device.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Secondary storage editor

Systems and methods for storage pruning can enable users to delete, edit, or copy backed up data that matches a pattern. Storage pruning can enable fine-grain deletion or copying of these files from backups stored in secondary storage devices.
Commvault Systems, Inc.

Distributed data set storage and retrieval

An apparatus includes a processor component caused to: retrieve metadata of organization of data within a data set, and map data of organization of data blocks within a data file; receive indications of which node devices are available to perform a processing task with a data set portion; and in response to the data set including partitioned data, compare the quantities of available node devices and of the node devices last involved in storing the data set. In response to a match, for each map data map entry: retrieve a hashed identifier for a data sub-block, and a size for each of the data sub-blocks within the corresponding data block; divide the hashed identifier by the quantity of available node devices; compare the modulo value to a designation assigned to each of the available node devices; and provide a pointer to the available node device assigned the matching designation..
Sas Institute Inc.

System for coding high dynamic range and wide color gamut sequences

A method of encoding a digital video data applies adaptive pre-processing to data representing high dynamic range (hdr) and/or wide color gamut (wcg) image data prior to encoding and complementary post-processing to the data after decoding in order to allow at least partial reproduction of the hdr and/or wcg data. The example methods apply one or more color space conversions, and a perceptual transfer functions to the data prior to quantization.
Arris Enterprises Llc

Apparatus and providing streaming content

A method and apparatus for an adaptive hypertext transfer protocol (http) streaming service using metadata of content are provided. The metadata may include one or more baseurl elements.
Industry-university Cooperation Foundation Korea Aerospace University

Automated multi-level federatio nadn enforcement of information management policies in a device network

Methods, apparatus, systems, and non-transitory computer-readable media for managing a plurality of disparate computer application and data control policies on a computing device, especially a computing device connected to a computer network, are described. In one example, at least one policy distribution point is provided that includes least one policy distribution point including at least one information management policy.
Cellsec, Inc.

Method and system for secure authentication

A method and system for accessing a resource associated with a resource control entity that includes receiving, by a ledger, a request, corresponding to a user, to access the resource; obtaining, in response to the request, user metadata; sending to the user a ledger authentication token, which a credential application uses to verify that the ledger is a valid ledger; receiving, from the credential application, a public key encrypted payload including signature entries; decrypting, by the ledger, the encrypted payload using a payload secret key to obtain the signature entries and other user data; obtaining results of a verification by successively verifying each of the signature entries until a scoring threshold associated with the resource is met, and transmitting, to the resource control entity, a notification including the results of the verification, which the resource control entity uses to determine whether to grant the user access to the resource.. .
Prote.us Converged Systems Corporation

Clustered filesystems for mix of trusted and untrusted nodes

A cluster of computer system nodes share direct read/write access to storage devices via a storage area network using a cluster filesystem. At least one trusted metadata server assigns a mandatory access control label as an extended attribute of each filesystem object regardless of whether required by a client node accessing the filesystem object.
Silicon Graphics International Corp.

Qos on a virtual interface over multi-path transport

A method performed by a first network device for applying quality-of-service (qos) on a virtual interface over a multi-path transport topology. The method includes receiving a packet of the virtual interface from a service home network processing unit (npu), where the virtual interface has been provisioned with a virtual interface qos, where the service home npu has applied the virtual interface qos on the packet, and where the packet includes a physical transport link identifier (id) that identifies a physical transport link over which the packet is to be forwarded.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)

Method and user interfaces for monitoring, interpreting and visualising communications between users

A computer implemented method for monitoring a plurality of communications between a first correspondent and a second correspondent, the method comprising: receiving metadata for each of the plurality of communications; determining one or more measures of association between the first and second correspondent, wherein said determining comprises identifying one or more indicators of association in said metadata; and storing in memory the one or more measures of association between the first and second correspondence.. .
Behavox Ltd.

Universal object delivery and template-based file delivery

Data objects can be delivered over a network using a file delivery system and universal object delivery and template-based file delivery. This might be done by forming source data into a sequence of data objects represented by symbols in packets, sending those to receivers on request, wherein a transmitter obtains a template file delivery table with delivery metadata for the data objects, and constructing a first transmission object identifier for a data object based on a transmission object identifier construction rule described in the template file delivery table.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Backlight control and display mapping for high dynamic range images

Systems and methods are disclosed for dynamically adjusting the backlight of a display during video playback or for generating filtered video metadata. Given an input video stream and associated metadata values of minimum, average, or maximum luminance values of the video frames in the video stream, values of a function of the frame min, mid, or max luminance values are filtered using a temporal filter to generate a filtered output value for each frame.
Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation

Systems and methods for multi-mode communication management

Systems and methods for multi-mode communication management are disclosed. In some embodiments, a method comprises presenting real estate listings regarding properties to buyers.
Relola, Inc.

Analyzing user access of media for meal plans

A system selects meals according to a user's tastes and presents media files instructing execution of the meal. The media file is presented as a set of segments, each segment having a thumbnail image and metadata associated therewith.
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

System and interactive metadata and intelligent propagation for electronic multimedia

A system that associates metadata to a clickable component and with an object that appears in an electronic media file. The clickable component is a visual indicium that binds and associated metadata related to an item in the media.

Technologies for integrity, anti-replay, and authenticity assurance for i/o data

Technologies for authenticity assurance for i/o data include a computing device with a cryptographic engine and one or more i/o controllers. A metadata producer of the computing device performs an authenticated encryption operation on i/o data to generate encrypted i/o data and an authentication tag.

Using shared metadata to preserve logical associations between files when the files are physically stored in dynamically-determined cloud-based storage structures

Systems for accessing medical imagery from a cloud-based facility using a browser-like application. A first user (e.g., a physician) identifies a first plurality of medical digital information files that are organized in a first storage structure.
Box, Inc.

Alignment of metadata

Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, for alignment of metadata. A method includes receiving two or more variations of an underlying piece of content, each piece of content including metadata, using a text alignment technique to correlate the metadata of the two or more variations, and merging multiple sets of the metadata into one multi-track set from the correlation..
Cxense Asa

Method and system for dynamically modifying database metadata and structures

A system and method enable the selection of database records for editing and writing. A database record is queried for the size of the data fields contained therein.
Sesame Sofware, Inc.

Method and system for remotely directing a fishing tournament

A method for remotely directing a fishing tournament makes use of a data network over which participants transmit submissions indicating sizes of fish caught. The submissions may include digital images of fish, and size may be determined from a scale established using a reference object depicted in the image.
4390890 Canada Inc.

A system and tracking music or other audio metadata from a number of sources in real-time on an electronic device

The present invention relates to a system and method tracking music or other audio metadata from a number of sources in real-time on an electronic device and displaying this information as a unified music feed using a graphical and textual interface. In one embodiment the invention provides a system and method for sharing such information within a social network or other conveyance system in order to aggregate crowd sourced, location-based and real-time information by combining the location, timestamp and metadata of user's listening history on such an electronic device..
Spotify Ab

System and generating notifications related to new media

A method of generating notifications related to availability of new media content is provided. The method includes receiving a notification subscription including a request to monitor for new media content.
Redbox Automated Retail, Llc

Systems and methods of visualizing multimedia content

Systems and methods for creating dynamic, real-time visual representations of multimedia content. A temporal metadata visualization module receives a plurality of temporal metadata tags associated with a time code reference, representing a plurality of attributes of the multimedia content at the particular time.
Disney Enterprises, Inc.

Enhanced document input parsing

An approach is provided for an information handling system that includes a processor and a memory to analyze documents. In the approach, an electronic document is received with the document including content, such as text, and revision metadata that is associated with the content.
International Business Machines Corporation

Method for distributed transaction processing in flash memory

The present invention discloses a method for distributed transaction processing in a flash memory, including the following steps: s1. Performing two-phase commit on a transaction, removing a state log record of a two-phase commit protocol, and internalizing as an operation on flash memory metadata in a transaction interface; s2.
Tsinghua University

Data rebuild on feedback from a queue in a non-volatile solid-state storage

A storage cluster is provided. The storage cluster includes a plurality of storage nodes, each of the plurality of storage nodes having nonvolatile solid-state memory and a plurality of operations queues coupled to the solid-state memory.
Pure Storage, Inc.

Storage metadata management in non-volatile memory

Embodiments herein provide a method for metadata storage management. The method includes receiving a write request having a data.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.





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