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 Applications of secured memory areas and secure environments in policy-based access control systems for mobile computing devices patent thumbnailApplications of secured memory areas and secure environments in policy-based access control systems for mobile computing devices
Systems and methods are described for utilizing a secure environment on a mobile computing device for applying policy-based decision management in response to access requests from untrusted areas. A policy decision processor (pdp) within the secure environment provides a policy decision in response to an access query.
Sequitur Labs Inc.


 Methods circuits devices systems and functionally associated machine executable code for recommendation & distribution of digital content patent thumbnailMethods circuits devices systems and functionally associated machine executable code for recommendation & distribution of digital content
Disclosed is a content distribution system including a content server communicatively coupled to a data packet network and running one or more server-side components. A mobile computing device also communicatively coupled to the data packet network and running a client-side component may be configured to: (a) receive from said one or more server-side components a mobile device operational scenario definition; (b) activate or configure one or more monitoring routines in accordance with the device operational scenario definition; and (c) monitor said mobile computing device for an occurrence of the defined operating scenario using the activated or configured monitoring routines..
Ironsource Ltd.


 Contextual peer based guidance systems and methods patent thumbnailContextual peer based guidance systems and methods
An embodiment includes a mobile computing device determining user profile elements and user goals for a user; determining user activity levels corresponding to the user goals; determining peer group activity levels corresponding to the user profile elements, user goals, and user activity levels; determining a peer group activity level exceeds a user activity level; sensing an environmental condition corresponding to the user's current environment; and communicating a message to the user, which corresponds to a peer group activity, based on (a) determining a peer group activity level exceeds a user activity level, and (b) the sensed environmental condition. Other embodiments are described herein..
Intel Corporation


 Wireless interface module for chemical dispensing system patent thumbnailWireless interface module for chemical dispensing system
Methods, systems, and computer program products for wirelessly communicating with various system controllers of a facility through a wireless interface module. A mobile computing device may wirelessly connect with the wireless interface module to transmit information to and receive information from the wireless interface module.
Delaware Capital Formation, Inc.


 My personal identification mobile wallet patent thumbnailMy personal identification mobile wallet
This process and procedures system is the results of a night revelation. I have in my personal notes step by step of what i saw in the dream or a visual idea.

 Multiscreen secure content access patent thumbnailMultiscreen secure content access
Methods and systems for securely accessing content irrespective of the security of the environment in which the content is being accessed are described herein. In some embodiments, a mobile computing device may determine whether secure enterprise content is being accessed on a mobile computing device.
Citrix Systems, Inc.


 Mobile device support for sensors in peripherals patent thumbnailMobile device support for sensors in peripherals
Examples relate to extending hardware support for sensors embedded in peripherals. In some examples, a driver is used to determine that a peripheral device includes a sensor in response to the peripheral device being attached to a mobile computing device, where the driver is preloaded in an operating system kernel of the mobile computing device.
Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.


 Systems and methods for autonomously generating photo summaries patent thumbnailSystems and methods for autonomously generating photo summaries
Implementations of the disclosed technology include techniques for autonomously collecting image data, and generating photo summaries based thereon. In some implementations, a plurality of images may be autonomously sampled from an available stream of image data.
Google Inc.


 Automatic self-protection for a portable electronic device patent thumbnailAutomatic self-protection for a portable electronic device
Provided are techniques for automatically protecting portable and wearable electronic devices from potential hazards by predicting when such hazards may occur. Techniques may include monitoring a plurality of sensors on the mobile computing device; receiving, on the mobile computing device, context data from a plurality of context-service applications; selecting a set of device-protection policies based upon an availability of the plurality of sensors and the plurality of context-service applications, wherein the set of device-protection policies are configured to determine a level of risk to the mobile computing device based on sensor data received from the plurality of sensors and the context data; applying the sensor data and the context data to the set of device-protection policies to generate the level of risk; and triggering a self-protection action if the level of risk exceeds a pre-determined threshold level of risk..
International Business Machines Corporation


 Retail purchasing computer system and  operating same patent thumbnailRetail purchasing computer system and operating same
A retail purchasing computer system associated with a retailer is described herein. The retail purchasing computer system includes a retail server computer including a processor coupled to a memory device.
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.


Point-of-sale terminal that sets a special display flag in electronic receipt data

A point-of-sale terminal includes a customer code detecting unit, a control unit, and a communication unit. The control unit is configured to generate electronic receipt data that includes the customer code of a customer who is purchasing one or more products and data describing the products that are being purchased in a transaction, detect a condition for displaying an alert on a mobile computing device correlated to the customer code, and upon detecting the condition, set a flag in the electronic receipt data to indicate that the condition is met.
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

Workout pattern detection

Aspects of the technology described herein can analyze signal data from multiple computing devices to ascertain a user's exercise pattern. Understanding a user's exercise pattern can help reduce power usage by automatically turning physiological sensors on and off to coincide with the start and end of an exercise event.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Branching mobile-device to system-namespace identifier mappings

Provided is a process of merging data from feeds from multiple sources of computing device network activity data having heterogenous device identifier namespaces and device identifier to device mappings that change over time, the process including: accessing three or more sources of network activity log data from three or more different sources of network activity data, wherein: for each of the sources of network activity log data, based the respective network activity log data, updating a multi-namespace mapping that maps the external-namespace device identifiers to internal-namespace device identifiers in an internal namespace of a system configured to profile mobile computing devices based on logged network activity data of the mobile computing devices, wherein: the namespace mapping comprises a plurality of external-namespace-specific mappings each mapping a respective type of device identifier in a respective external namespace used in the network activity log data to one or more internal-namespace device identifiers.. .
Placeiq, Inc.

Automated audio volume based on physical motion estimation

The present disclosure involves a method for automating media audio volume based on the physical motion of a mobile computing device. In one embodiment, the method includes detecting motion of the mobile device based on input motion data from a motion detection mechanism, determining whether the detected motion of the mobile device exceeds a configured motion threshold, based on the determining, causing a logical state change to transition into a automated volume state, and after the logical state change to transition to the automated volume state, automatically configuring the audio volume of audio output provided by a mobile computing device based on configured volume and fade parameters..
Streamn Inc.

Generating routing information for a target location

Aspects of the present invention disclose a method, computer program product, and system for generating routing information. The method includes one or more processors acquiring a current location for each of a plurality of mobile computing devices.
International Business Machines Corporation

Heading estimation for determining a user's location

Technologies for determining a user's location by a mobile computing device include detecting, based on sensed inertial characteristics of the mobile computing device, that a user of the mobile computing device has taken a physical step in a direction. The mobile computing device determines a directional heading of the mobile computing device in the direction and a variation of an orientation of the mobile computing device relative to a previous orientation of the mobile computing device at a previous physical step of the user based on the sensed inertial characteristics.
Intel Corporation

Device and system for the prevention of an individual operating a vehicle while impaired

The subject device and associated system relates generally to assessing impairment of an individual to determine whether to provide access to operate a motor vehicle, providing an ignition interlock that works without requiring modification in a motor vehicle and allowing an individual to start the vehicle only following measurement of blood alcohol content or following a series of cognitive tasks to determine the level of impairment. The systems and devices described herein relate incorporate a shielded case designed to disable communication between wireless car keys and the corresponding motor vehicles.

Mobile social activity networking systems and methods

A mobile social activity networking system configured for facilitating event planning and coordination of activities of users is provided. The system allows users to input user preferences on a mobile computing device via a social networking application on the mobile computing device; to form a group of users with preferred activities and geographic range of proximity to the group; and to select a location for the group of users.
Y R Tech, Llc

Inferring user availability for a communication

The technology described herein manages communications received by a mobile computing device by ascertaining a user's availability to receive an incoming communication. The technology described herein can optimize the use of notification resources on a computing device to provide notifications only when a user is available to respond to a communication the notification announces.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Network providing location targeted content to a mobile computing device

A network system for providing content to a mobile computing device of a user based upon the location of the mobile computing device. A wireless internet access point provides access to a single vendor web site such that upon connecting the wire-less internet access points to the user's mobile computing device, a processor determines whether the device is associated with a user and if so, said device is directed to the landing page of the vendor web site when the user mobile computing device's device location is within a predetermined proximity to the wireless internet access point of that vendor..
Kiltr Limited

Non-networking connection with server computing device to at least power off the server computing device

A mobile computing device of a user transmits a digital certificate to a server computing device over a non-networking connection established with the server computing device. The digital certificate identifies the user, a particular server computing device, a validity period in which the digital certificate is valid, and a list of actions that the user is permitted to perform on the particular server computing device during the validity period.
Lenovo Enterprise Solutions (singapore) Pte. Ltd.

Messaging integration in connection with a transportation arrangement service

A computing device can execute a messaging application corresponding to a messaging service and display a user interface comprising a messaging thread between a user of the mobile computing device and at least a second user, the messaging thread including textual content corresponding to a location. The computing device can then receive a user selection of the textual content, and generate a selectable transport request feature on the display to overlay at least a portion of the messaging thread.
Uber Technologies, Inc.

Capturing physical inventory in a data center

Capturing physical inventory in a data center includes: establishing a proximity-based data communications connection with a service processor of a server, the server installed at a location within a server rack; retrieving an identifier of the server via the proximity-based data communications connection; capturing, with a camera of the mobile computing device, a digital image of the server in the server rack; identifying, from the digital image, the location of the server within the server rack; and storing the identified location of the server within the server rack in association with the retrieved identifier.. .
Lenovo Enterprise Solutions (singapore) Pte. Ltd.

Integrated mobile parking application and smart parking meter system

A mobile computing device executing software code interacts with a smart parking meter to permit the user to complete a parking transaction without the need to exit their car. The transaction proceeds digitally and confirmation of the purchase is sent to the user's smartphone or via other electronic message means.
Municipal Parking Services, Inc.

Multi-format calendar digitization

Technologies for digitizing a physical version of a calendar include a mobile computing device. The mobile computing device receives a source image representative of a physical version of a calendar.
Zipcal Llc

Adaptive rendering based on runtime capability check

A runtime capability check determines functionality supported by a client application (e.g. A browser) on a computing device.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Image processing device and mobile computing device having the same

In an example embodiment, an image processing device includes a pixel array including pixels two-dimensionally arranged and configured to capture an image, each of the pixels including a plurality of photoelectric conversion elements and an image data processing circuit configured to generate image data from pixel signals output from the pixels. The image processing device further includes a color data processing circuit configured to extract color data from the image data and output extracted color data.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

System and methods for secure utilization of attestation in policy-based decision making for mobile device management and security

Policy-based client-server systems and methods for attestation in managing and securing mobile computing devices. Attestation provides the means to make efficient, secure, and reproducible use of knowledge possessed by trusted expert parties and authorities within the expression and enforcement of policies for controlling use of, and access to, onboard software and hardware, network capabilities, and remote assets and services.
Sequitur Labs, Inc.

Method and system for establishing a communication between mobile computing devices

Method and system for initiating and establishing a communication between mobile computing devices, in particular initiating and establishing an online exchange of messages in real time, i.e. Instant messaging, with one or more simultaneous users of a computer network..

Secure distributed gambling

A secure distributed gambling system and method is described. The system includes a plurality of mobile computing devices and a plurality of secure gambling microprocessors.
Tapcentive, Inc.

Systems and methods for mac address tracking for a mobile device

Embodiments that include a first module configured to install and work residently within at least a device-to-web bridge to collect the media access control (mac) address data and secondary identifier information associated with a given mobile computing device are disclosed. An example attempts to use the device-to-web bridge and to pass that information to a second module to call out and send that information over a wide area network to the mobile advertisement targeting system on a central management server site, which stores that information on a mac address identification (id) basis in a database.
Boingo Wireless, Inc.

Deconvolution of digital images

A method for deconvolution of digital images includes obtaining a degraded image from a digital sensor, a processor accepting output from the digital sensor and recognizing a distorted element within the image. The distorted element is compared with a true shape of the element to produce a degrading function.
International Business Machines Corporation

Distributed computing for portable computing devices

This disclosure describes a distributed reader architecture for a mobile computing device such as cellular telephone handset. One claim recites a portable computing device including: memory for storing a library of processing components, the library including a signal detector component and an audio fingerprinting component; a microphone for capturing ambient audio; one or more processors configured for: invoking the audio fingerprinting component for processing captured audio to produce an audio fingerprint, wherein the audio fingerprinting component comprises a filtering process, in which the filtering process produces components of the captured audio that are used to produce the audio fingerprint; and invoking the signal detector component, in which the signal detector component comprises a fast detect process for analyzing the captured audio to determine the presence of an auxiliary signal within the captured audio, and when the presence of the auxiliary signal is detected, controlling the signal detector component for detecting the auxiliary signal to yield a detected auxiliary signal.
Digimarc Corporation

System and the translation of sign languages into synthetic voices

A system and method for the translation of sign languages into synthetic voices. The present invention refers to the field of assistive technologies, and comprises an instantaneous communication system between hearing- and speech-impaired individuals with hearing-able individuals.
Map Cardoso

Accessory and support for electronic devices, systems including the same and methods

An accessory for an electronic device, such as a mobile computing device, includes a housing and a support element that are configured to support the electronic device in an inclined orientation. The support element of the accessory may comprise an elongated recess that receives a portion (e.g., an edge portion) of an electronic device to orient and support the electronic device in the inclined orientation.
Zagg Intellectual Property Holding Co., Inc.

Computing device bonding assemblies

The description relates to computing devices, such as mobile computing devices. One example can include a first portion, a second portion, and an adhesive.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Virtual reality headset

A user input device comprising a sensor arrangement arranged to detect user interaction with the user input device, and an optical or audio transducer responsive to said sensor arrangement and arranged in use to transmit an optical or audio output signal to an optical or audio sensor of a separate mobile computing device, said output signal encoding instructions for launching or controlling an app.. .

Substantially continuous location logging for geographic-positioning capable devices

In one embodiment, a mobile computing device has a first processor and a second processor. The mobile device determines an operating condition of the mobile device, the operating condition being based on at least the current time of day, a current activity of a user associated with the mobile device, or a current proximity of the mobile device to a place connected to the user of the mobile device through an on-line social network.
Facebook, Inc.

System and superimposing spatially correlated data over live real-world images

Systems, methods, and other embodiments are disclosed that augment a visually displayed portion of a facility with superimposed virtual elements. In one embodiment, mobile position data is generated based on non-optical sensor readings taken by a mobile computing device.
Oracle International Corporation

Method and system for identifying potentially successful dating relationship

A method for identifying people who are potentially to have a successful dating relationship including embedding an application within a mobile computing device, having at least a first user and a second user to sign in into each's respective mobile device application to initiate a session; allowing the application to generate a question to the first user and the second user; deciding either the first user or the second user is in command mode; answering the question with response to each other by the first user and the second user; allowing the first user or the second user in command mode to decide if the received response is satisfactory; moving the first user or the second user forward or backward from an end point depending on whether the response is satisfactory.. .

Local personal daemon

Systems and methods of a personal daemon, executing as a background process on a mobile computing device, for providing personal assistant to an associated user is presented. While the personal daemon maintains personal information corresponding to the associated user, the personal daemon is configured to not share the personal information of the associated user with any other entity other than the associated user except under conditions of rules established by the associated user.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Apparatus and profiling users

Provided is a process of profiling a user of a mobile computing device, the process including: obtaining a location history of a user, the location history being based on signals from a mobile computing device of the user; obtaining a location-attribute score of a location identified in, or inferred from, the location history; determining, with a computer, a user-attribute score based on the location-attribute score; and storing the user-attribute score in a user-profile datastore.. .
Placeiq, Inc.

Location-based buffer management systems and methods

An exemplary method includes a buffer management system tracking a geographic location of a mobile computing device while the mobile computing device receives streaming content by way of a network; determining, based on the tracked geographic location, that the mobile computing device is approaching a geographic area designated as having a network connectivity level that is below a predetermined threshold; and dynamically increasing, in response to determining that the mobile computing device is approaching the geographic area and based on the tracked geographic location of the mobile computing device, a size of a buffer maintained by the mobile computing device and used to present the streaming content by way of the mobile computing device. Corresponding systems and methods are also described..
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.

Application launching in conjunction with an accessory

An application can be launched in response to a launch request from an accessory. For example, the mobile computing device can determine whether it is in a state that allows launching of an application and/or can determine whether the application or application type requested in the launch command is available for launching.
Apple Inc.

Public transit vehicle route schedule and notification system

In an embodiment, a route schedule and notification system which includes a computer-implemented method in a mobile computing device is for collecting route context from a plurality of passengers along a roadway, transmitting the route context to a route context analytics server, providing an estimation of vehicle arrived to a target vehicle stop, generating an estimated arrival time notification for passenger to plan the schedule to wait for a vehicle arrival. Also, an embodiment, a route schedule and notification system which includes a computer-implemented method in the route context analytics server is for analysing, predicting or estimating the vehicle arrival and departure time, calculating the travel time of vehicle on the road, determining an alternative route to reach the destination, generating the real arrival time notification for passenger to plan the schedule to wait for a vehicle arrival..

System, confirming fixture/display assembly and/or compliance

Disclosed herein are systems, methods and apparatus for confirming fixture/display assembly and/or compliance. In some forms, systems, methods, and apparatus are disclosed for assessing the accuracy of fixture and display assemblies or setups and/or confirming compliance of fixtures and displays at specific periods of time.
Dci Marketing, Inc.

Wearable retina/iris scan authentication system

A wearable retina/iris authentication system includes: a frame; a retina/iris scanner mounted to the frame for capturing images of a retina and/or an iris of a user; a mobile computing device, the mobile computing device including a memory for storing information about the user; a position determining device coupled to the mobile computing device for continuously determining a location of the user and providing the location to the mobile computing device; a display mounted to the frame and coupled to the mobile computing device for displaying information received from the mobile computing device; a database for storing information about one or more of a plurality of retina images and a plurality of iris images for matching with the captured images of one or more of the retina and the iris of the user; and a communication interface for comminuting with external systems remote to the wearable system.. .
Raytheon Company

Systems and methods to facilitate submission of user images descriptive of locations

Systems and methods to facilitate the submission of user images that are descriptive of a location or point of interest are provided. One example computer-implemented method includes determining a location at which a first image was captured by a mobile computing device.
Google Inc.

Time-based installation and uninstallation of applications

Aspects of the present invention disclose a method, computer program product, and system for managing applications on a computing device. The method includes one or more processors receiving a user utilizing a scheduling function of a computing device to schedule a time to uninstall an application from the computing device.
International Business Machines Corporation

Automated security system for schools and other structures

Disclosed are various embodiments for security systems for schools and similar structures. Various security devices may be monitored in a structure, such as a school, where at least one of the security devices includes a wall-mounted duress alarm, an electronic keypad, a radio-frequency identification (rfid) reader, a card access reader, a decibel meter, a smoke detector, or a mobile computing device.
S.h.i.e.l.d., Llc

Method for providing health therapeutic interventions to a user

A method and system for digitally providing healthcare to a patient, the method including receiving a log of use dataset associated with patient digital communication behavior at a mobile computing device, wherein the first log of use dataset corresponds to a time period; receiving a supplementary dataset corresponding to the time period; receiving a survey response dataset from the patient, the survey response dataset corresponding to the time period; receiving a care provider dataset in association with the time period; selecting a therapeutic intervention from a set of therapeutic interventions, based on processing with at least one of the first log of use dataset, the supplementary dataset, the survey response dataset, and the care provider dataset; generating a dynamic care plan modifiable over a time period; promoting the therapeutic intervention according to the dynamic care plan.. .
Ginger.io, Inc.



Mobile Computing Device topics:
  • Mobile Computing Device
  • Computing Device
  • Mobile Computing
  • User Interface
  • Tablet Computer
  • Augmented Reality
  • Smartphone
  • Coordinates
  • Information Technology
  • Information Management
  • Asset Management
  • Telematics
  • Communications
  • User Profile
  • Computer System


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