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06/23/16
20160183069 
 Text message control system patent thumbnailnew patent Text message control system
Methods, computer-readable media, software, and apparatuses provide a system for controlling access to text messaging capabilities of a mobile computing device of a user while the user is driving. The mobile computing device may be configured to restrict a user from sending or receiving text messages while the user is driving depending on a current driving situation.

06/23/16
20160183040 
 Public safety/security ue communication framework for prose via presence information patent thumbnailnew patent Public safety/security ue communication framework for prose via presence information
An apparatus, e.g. A mobile computing device, directs presence information toward a presence server (ps).

06/23/16
20160182648 
 Techniques for temporarily disabling wireless automatic-connections patent thumbnailnew patent Techniques for temporarily disabling wireless automatic-connections
Various embodiments are generally directed to an apparatus, method and other techniques to disable an automatic-connection operation to establish a communication link between a mobile computing device comprising a communication interface and a computing device using the communication interface until a detection of at least one reset event. Further, various embodiments may detect at least one reset event, reset the automatic-connection operation based on the detection of at least one reset event, and perform the automatic-connection operation to automatically establish the communication link between the mobile computing device and the other computing device using the communication interface..

06/23/16
20160180851 
 Systems and methods for continual speech recognition and detection in mobile computing devices patent thumbnailnew patent Systems and methods for continual speech recognition and detection in mobile computing devices
The present application describes systems, articles of manufacture, and methods for continuous speech recognition for mobile computing devices. One embodiment includes determining whether a mobile computing device is receiving operating power from an external power source or a battery power source, and activating a trigger word detection subroutine in response to determining that the mobile computing device is receiving power from the external power source.

06/23/16
20160180604 
 Toll payment equipment patent thumbnailnew patent Toll payment equipment
Methods, computer-readable media, software, and apparatuses provide a system for making toll payments using toll payment equipment. The system may include a mobile computing device, a toll gateway, and an insurance company computing device.

06/23/16
20160180420 
 Vehicle transaction systems and methods patent thumbnailnew patent Vehicle transaction systems and methods
A system and method for distributing congested information comprising a mobile computing device including memory, a display screen, at least one processor in communication with the memory and display screen, and one or more components executable by the at least one processor and configured to display a four-square vehicle calculator interface, wherein the four-square calculator interface comprises four areas responsive to user input, receive input descriptive of a first vehicle purchase term at a first of the four areas, receive input descriptive of a second vehicle purchase term at a second of the four areas, receive input descriptive of a third vehicle purchase term at the third of the four areas, compute a fourth vehicle purchase term based on at least the first, second, and third vehicle purchase terms, and display the fourth vehicle purchase term at the fourth area in response to computing the fourth vehicle purchase term.. .

06/23/16
20160180395 
 Wireless incentive system for vehicle users patent thumbnailnew patent Wireless incentive system for vehicle users
The disclosure includes a system and method for determining, based on vehicle sensor data associated with the vehicle, a current vehicle condition that is detrimental to operation of the vehicle, transmitting, by a mobile computing device programmed to perform the transmitting, a description of the current vehicle condition to a condition message provider, and receiving a condition message that includes offer data and mitigating plan data describing one or more steps configured to alter the current vehicle condition.. .

06/23/16
20160180393 
 Retargeting consumers in a physical realm patent thumbnailnew patent Retargeting consumers in a physical realm
Techniques for retargeting consumers in a physical realm are presented herein. In one embodiment, a method includes receiving, from a mobile computing device and based on application data stored at the mobile computing device, one or more products associated with a user of the mobile computing device, detecting the mobile computing device within a threshold range of a merchant based on a short-wavelength wireless signal from the mobile computing device, and transmitting an advertisement to the mobile computing device for one or more of the products available at the merchant..

06/23/16
20160180342 
 Preemptive credit and debit card fraud protection system patent thumbnailnew patent Preemptive credit and debit card fraud protection system
A computer implemented method for determining a credit or debit card fraud includes receiving card information including authentication information at a card usage device, receiving identification information from a mobile computing device from a transmitter of the mobile computing device when the mobile computing device is within a transmission proximity of the card usage device, comparing the authentication information to the identification information, and determining if the authentication information and the identification information correspond, wherein if the authentication information and the identification match, the usage of the card information is allowed. The receiving identification information step can include receiving a bluetooth transmission from the mobile computing device..

06/23/16
20160179765 
 Method and system for extraneous object notification via digital content repagination patent thumbnailnew patent Method and system for extraneous object notification via digital content repagination
A method and system for notifying an observer of the presence of one or more extraneous objects on a touchscreen display of a mobile computing device, in a manner allowing precise droplet removal. In a mobile computing device having display screen including touch sensors, where the processor is capable of inferring a presence of an extraneous object on the display screen based on an interaction with the touch sensors, the method comprises: determining a spatial area around an interaction in response to an inference that an extraneous object is present on the display screen; rendering a perimeter of the spatial area; identifying an obstructed text portion of displayed e-book content encompassed by the perimeter; and repaginating the displayed page in response to displaying the obstructed text portion outside of the perimeter..

06/16/16
20160174072 

Technologies for controlling network access based on electronic device communication fingerprints


Technologies for monitoring network access and/or usage include mobile computing devices in communication with network devices to facilitate access to a network. Communication signals are transmitted from one of the mobile computing devices and received by a remote computing device (e.g., a network device).

06/16/16
20160174045 

Method and system for saving and retrieving spatial related information


The present invention is directed to a method and apparatus for storing, referencing, retrieving, and graphically displaying spatial and non-spatial related information of a mobile computing device, such as a laptop computer or a cellular telephone. The spatial-related information may be obtained by using positioning tracking systems such as a global positioning system, whereas the non-spatial related information may include communication activities associated with the mobile computing device, such as phone calls, e-mails, text messages, pages, etc.
Telecommunication Systems, Inc.


06/16/16
20160173750 

Image signal processor and mobile computing device including the same


A system, comprising: an image sensor including: a first pixel including a first photoelectric conversion element of a first phase group and configured to have a first exposure and the second photoelectric conversion element of a second phase group and configured to have a second exposure; and a second pixel including a third photoelectric conversion element of the first phase group and configured to have the second exposure and a fourth photoelectric conversion element of the second phase group and configured to have the first exposure; and an image signal processor coupled to the image sensor and configured to: receive a first image from the image sensor; receive a second image from the image sensor; and configured to output an image based on at least one of the first image and the second image; wherein the first exposure is longer than the second exposure.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


06/16/16
20160173666 

Managing battery power utilization in a mobile computing device


A mobile computing device has a processor and storage, connected to the processor and storing computer program instructions for an operating system for the computing device. The mobile computing device also may include a display and a communications radio.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


06/16/16
20160173650 

Communication protocol and system for network communications


A communication protocol and system is disclosed for network communications between a data service residing on a client that provides network communications between one or more mobile applications on a mobile computing device and a network based on a process number. The shared data service communicates with a data service plug-in on the server side associated with the process number, in order to handle requests from the mobile applications that access a plug-in associated with the process number through the data service.
Intermec Ip Corp.


06/16/16
20160173608 

System architecture for wireless metrological devices


System architecture that provides computer-based methods of wireless communication between a wireless metrological device and a mobile computing device that includes the sending/receiving of data (e.g., measurements) along with a universal generic data service that includes data descriptor(s) affiliated with the measurements. The architecture and methods, which may be communicated via ble, allow for uniform communication between tools and mobile computing devices regardless of tool type, manufacturer, and measurement information..
General Electric Company


06/16/16
20160171909 

Wireless multi-sensor device and software system for measuring physical parameters


An apparatus for a transportable toy system is provided. A transportable toy system comprising a toy body, a cavity within the toy body, and a sensor package within the cavity of the toy body.
Myriad Sensors, Inc.


06/16/16
20160171905 

Mobile computing weight, diet, nutrition, and exercise management system with enhanced feedback and goal achieving functionality


An illustrative mobile computing device executing weight, nutrition, health, behavior and exercise application software serves as a simulated combination personal trainer and dietician/nutritionist for the user using comprehensive databases storing personalized health, nutrition and exercise information. A mobile computing device, such as a smartphone, executing such software monitors, tracks and/or adjusts caloric intake, energy expenditure taking into account nutritional information and behavioral factors.

06/16/16
20160171787 

Mobile device and navigation device toll paying system and method


A computer system processes the electronic payment of tolls by storing, on a toll collection server, an accounting record for a mobile user account that is associated with a mobile user and a mobile computing device. A database having a plurality of toll locations and at least one toll that is incurred by the mobile user when the mobile computing device passes the toll location is stored on a toll collection server.
Paytollo, Inc.


06/16/16
20160171238 

Geolocation-based encryption method and system


A geolocation-based encryption method and system. The geolocation-based encryption method and system may comprise the steps of: providing an encryption application running on a first mobile computing device and a second mobile computing device; generating a key based, at least in part, of a geolocation data, a device identification data, and a unique file identifier associated with said digital content; selecting a target location on the first mobile computing device to create a gps data, which may be a portion of the geolocation data; encrypting a digital content based on the key; establishing secure session(s) among the user, a recipient, and server(s); and transmitting the encrypted digital content to the server(s).

06/16/16
20160171118 

Examination room table paper system and method


A system and method for displaying information on mobile computing devices based on links encoded and printed on examination room table paper is presented. A mobile computing device can be configured to scan quick response codes and other codes on the paper and access servers across a network based on the decoded links.

06/16/16
20160170774 

Mobile computing device reconfiguration in response to environmental factors


A method for dynamically modifying a mobile device. The method includes a computer processor identifying a plurality of profiles on a mobile device.
International Business Machines Corporation


06/16/16
20160170772 

Mobile computing device reconfiguration in response to environmental factors


A method for dynamically modifying a mobile device. The method includes a computer processor identifying a plurality of profiles on a mobile device.
International Business Machines Corporation


06/09/16
20160165388 

Methods and mobile devices to implement traveler interactions and activity to channelize customized data


Various embodiments relate generally to electrical and electronic hardware, computer software, wired and wireless network communications, and wearable computing devices for identifying activities and/or destinations of relative importance. More specifically, a system, a device and a method are provided to determine interactions at a mobile computing device predict activities based on one or more types of interactions.
Homeaway.com, Inc.


06/09/16
20160165322 

Matrix code scanning system


A system for facilitating access to a website is disclosed. The system comprises a television display that displays a unique matrix code and a scanner coupled with said television display.

06/09/16
20160165054 

Contextual contact substitution for mobile devices


Embodiments of the present invention provide a method, system and computer program product for context sensitive contact substitution for mobile communications. In an embodiment of the invention, a method for context sensitive contact substitution for mobile communications includes selecting a contact disposed within a list of contacts in memory of a mobile computing device for use in establishing a telephone call with the selected contact through the mobile computing device.
Lenovo Enterprise Solutions (singapore) Pte. Ltd.


06/09/16
20160164967 

Ad hoc decentralized cloud infrastructure


Technologies for establishing and utilizing a decentralized cloud infrastructure using a plurality of mobile computing devices include broadcasting for the formation of the decentralized cloud computing and storage infrastructure and establishing wireless communications between the plurality of mobile computing devices. The plurality of mobile computing devices self-organize and cooperate with one another to establish a structured decentralized cloud infrastructure to expose and sharing resources, services, and/or applications for ad hoc or socially-driven decentralized, cloud computing purposes..
Intel Corporation


06/09/16
20160163080 

Mobile ballistics processing and display system


A mobile ballistics processing and display system for receiving data associated with one or more ballistics variables, for processing such variables, and for displaying a ballistics solution associated with such variables in an easily and quickly understandable map format. One or more ballistics variables are inputted into a mobile computing device or are otherwise acquired by such device.

06/09/16
20160162989 

Mobile opportunistic trading markets


A mobile opportunistic trading system is described where traders list items they wish to trade along with ask prices or offer bids on a trading server. Traders may also include additional information related to the distance or time they are willing to travel in order to trade items.

06/09/16
20160162945 

Travel customization system and method to channelize travelers relative to available activities


Various embodiments relate generally to electrical and electronic hardware, computer software, wired and wireless network communications, and wearable computing devices for identifying activities and/or destinations of relative importance. More specifically, a system, a device and a method provide to predict activities (e.g., preferential activities) available at a geographic region association with lodging and to adaptively generate advisory data.
Homeaway, Inc.


06/09/16
20160162258 

Intermediary device for establishing wireless services


Various embodiments are disclosed for facilitating reception of a digital audio stream over a wireless personal area network (pan). At a wireless network mobile computing device, a wireless network audio broadcast device is discovered.
Broadcom Corporation


06/09/16
20160162067 

Method and system for invocation of mobile device acoustic interface


The mobile computing device, or electronic personal display, includes a housing and a touch screen display providing a touch-based gesture interface. The housing includes an acoustic sensor operational to receive acoustic input generated at a tactile interface thereon.
Kobo Incorporated


06/09/16
20160161992 

Package on packages and mobile computing devices having the same


A package on package may include: a first printed circuit board (pcb); a bottom package which includes a first chip die and a second chip die attached to the first pcb; a top package which includes a second pcb and a third chip die attached to the second pcb, and is overlaid over the bottom package; and/or first stack connection solder balls and second stack connection solder balls which are electrically connected between the first pcb and the second pcb, and are formed only around two sides facing each other among sides of the bottom package.. .

06/02/16
20160157059 

Use of a trained classifier to determine if a pair of wireless scans came from the same location


The present disclosure describes methods, systems, and apparatuses for determining the likelihood that two wireless scans of a mobile computing device were performed in the same location. The likelihood is determined by scanning for wireless networks with a computing device.
Google Inc.


06/02/16
20160157051 

Docking system and method using near field communication


A method and system for configuring a mobile computing device to a docking station using near field communication is disclosed. A mobile computing device may scan an nfc tag integrated with the docking station to gather docking-station information.
Hand Held Products, Inc. D/b/a Honeywell Scanning & Mobility


06/02/16
20160155152 

Geographically-oriented profile-based object assistance


The technology disclosed relates to connecting a user's location via a location mediation server with indications of interest in products and product groups and in real time. An application executing on a user's mobile computing device supplies a location.
Salesforce.com, Inc.


06/02/16
20160154641 

Recommending native applications


In one implementation, a computer-implemented method includes accessing, by a computer system, information that describes use of one or more computer-based services by a particular user from one or more computing devices that are associated with the particular user; identifying one or more native applications that are associated with the one or more services, wherein the one or more native applications are configured to be installed and executed by one or more types of mobile computing devices; determining whether to recommend the one or more native applications based on the information and one or more threshold levels of use of the one or more computer-based services; and providing, based on the determining, a recommendation that is associated with the particular user and that identifies at least one of the one or more native applications.. .
Google Inc.


05/26/16
20160150410 

Securely accessing secure elements


Direct management of secure element data life cycles by backend servers without requiring direct communications between a trusted service manager (tsm) and a secure element is provided. A backend server client application executing on a mobile computing device enables users to request loading of application data on the secure element.
Google Inc.


05/26/16
20160148402 

Method and system for extraneous object notification interface in mobile device operation


A method and system for notifying an observer of the presence of one or more extraneous objects on a touchscreen display of a mobile computing device. The method is executed in a processor of the mobile computing device, the device including a memory storing instructions, a display screen including a set of touch sensors, the processor being capable of inferring a presence of an extraneous object on the display screen based on an interaction with the set of touch sensors, the method comprising determining a spatial area around an interaction in response to an inference that an extraneous object is present on the display screen; rendering a perimeter of the spatial area, the perimeter being superposed over an underlying text content portion shown on the display screen; and displaying a notification indicator configured to include the boundary and the underlying text content portion..
Kobo Incorporated


05/26/16
20160148292 

Computer vision product recognition


A system for computer-aided visual recognition of products may be used by a customer operating a mobile computing device having a camera. A customer can direct the camera at a targeted product for which the customer desires to purchase or learn information.
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.


05/26/16
20160148267 

Systems and methods for traffic monitoring and analysis


A method of travel analytics can include: detecting a signal of a first mobile computing device (mcd) at a first location with a first signal tracker; obtaining real time travel data about the first mcd from the signal received by the first signal tracker; accessing a database having historical travel data for the first mcd; and comparing the historical travel data with the real time travel data for the first mcd to determine travel data for the first mcd. The method can include determining a mode of travel of the first mcd based on the travel data for the first mcd.
Blyncsy, Inc.


05/26/16
20160148147 

Alert notification


A system for alerting an employee or agent of a retailer regarding an unfavorable condition may include the use of computer-aided visual recognition of products to aid in identifying the location of the unfavorable condition. A user can direct a mobile computing device camera at one or more targeted products displayed on store shelves.
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.


05/26/16
20160147790 

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.. .
Place Iq, Inc.


05/26/16
20160147567 

Incentive-based app execution


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. Also executing on the mobile computing device is a scheduling manager.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


05/26/16
20160146707 

Collection of field measurement data using a pre-defined workflow


Aspects of the present disclosure relate to the use of a mobile computing device to implement a workflow to be followed when conducting an examination of installed equipment on-site. The workflow may be generated remote from the equipment site and specifies an order in which measurements may be obtained.
General Electric Company


05/26/16
20160146614 

Computer vision navigation


A system for computer-aided visual recognition of products may help a customer navigate to a selected product in a retail store. A customer can direct a mobile computing device camera at one or more targeted products displayed on store shelves.
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.


05/26/16
20160144251 

Systems and methods for determining optimum putting speed and angle


Systems and methods for calculating a path of a golf ball on a putting surface and for calculating an ideal putt direction and speed to cause a golf ball in an initial location on a putting surface to, when putted, enter a hole in a putting surface as described are significantly more computationally efficient and rapid. The efficiency allows implementation of the systems and methods with lower-powered computing devices, including mobile computing devices such as smart phones and the like..

05/19/16
20160142902 

Context-aware resource management for video streaming services


The increasing amount of internet traffic from video streaming services, in addition to users requesting more personalized content and creating/sharing video content, has led to a huge demand for highly scalable and efficient distribution of video content, especially with mobile computing devices. Embodiments provide a network and service infrastructure better suited to these video content distribution and mobility needs.

05/19/16
20160142877 

System and determining a seat location of a mobile computing device in a multi-seat environment


A system and method for associating a mobile computing device with a particular seat in a seating environment. The system collects first sensor data from device sensors of a first mobile computing device based on activity detected within the seating environment.
Qualcomm Incorporated


05/19/16
20160142862 

Techniques for effectuating a near-field communication session


A computer-implemented method can include establishing, at a mobile computing device having a processing device, a near-field communication (nfc) session with a second device when the second device is within a communication range of the mobile computing device. When the second device is determined to have exited the communication range of the mobile computing device, the method can a) interrupt the nfc session, b) determine a reentry direction to move the mobile computing device in relation to the second device in order to bring the second device back within the communication range, c) start a timer, d) determine whether the second device reenters the communication range before the timer exceeds a threshold, and e) provide an instruction to a user to move the mobile computing device in the reentry direction when the second device has not reentered the communication range and the timer exceeds the threshold..
Google Inc.


05/19/16
20160142554 

Technologies for converting mobile communications network billing records


Technologies for converting mobile communications network billing records include a billing record converter system. The billing record converter system receives a data usage billing record associated with a mobile computing device communicatively coupled to a long term evolution wireless communications network.

05/19/16
20160142452 

Managing data communications based on phone calls between mobile computing devices


An example method comprises receiving, by at least one computing device, a first notification from a first mobile computing device and a second notification from a second mobile computing device. The method may further comprise determining, based at least in part on a comparison of the first notification to the second notification, that the first mobile computing device has initiated a phone call with the second mobile computing device.
Google Inc.


05/19/16
20160142244 

Mobile computing device and application configuring same to rapidly provision and monitor services and redundancy in a network


Disclosed embodiments include applications, computing devices configured with the applications, and computer implemented methods to manage, set-up, configure and/or monitor ethernet virtual private line services.. .
Transition Networks, Inc.


05/19/16
20160142174 

Mobile device prevention of contactless card attacks


Technologies related to mobile device prevention of contactless card attacks are generally described. In some examples, a mobile computing device may monitor for electromagnetic signals at frequencies used for short range communications with contactless cards.
Empire Technology Development Llc


05/19/16
20160140931 

Dual screen display for mobile computing device


A mobile computing device is disclosed for displaying backlight and diffuse reflecting information. The mobile computing device is configured to include a processor, a first lcd display unit connected to the processor, and a second diffuse reflecting display unit connected to the processor.
Intermec Ip Corp.


05/19/16
20160140672 

Mobile social activity networking systems and methods


Mobile social activity networking systems and methods with geographical vicinity preferences are disclosed. The system/methods include mobile computing devices (mcds) communicating over a network.
Yr Tech, Llc


05/19/16
20160140294 

Systems and methods of presenting discrete prescription drug information


A system and method is disclosed for receiving information about a particular drug, subdividing the information into one or more subgroups based on the format of the information, associating a link with each particular subgroup and associating one or more questions with each particular subgroup of information. The system then presents each link to an end user over a mobile computing device that allows the user to select to view one or more of the subgroups of information.
Mobile Health Engagement Strategies, Llc


05/19/16
20160140199 

Intelligent scheduling for remote computers


A method of protecting data on a mobile computing device using a storage network by deploying to the mobile computing device, a synchronization agent and then associating a synchronization policy with the synchronization agent. The mobile computing device is monitored for at least one threshold event.
Commvault Systems, Inc.


05/19/16
20160139936 

Method and multi-mode mobile computing devices and peripherals


Embodiments of a method and apparatus are described for operating a mobile computing device in different modes using different operating systems. An apparatus may comprise, for example, a memory operative to store multiple operating systems, a processor operative to execute the multiple operating systems, an operating system management module operative to select a first operating system when the mobile computing device is in a first mode or a second operating system when the mobile computing device is in a second mode and the mobile computing device is coupled to one or more external devices.
Intel Corporation


05/19/16
20160139273 

Wireless devices and systems for tracking patients and methods for using the like


Disclosed are apparatuses, systems, and methods for tracking patients that suffer from dementia. The disclosed apparatus is a wearable device capable of micro-tracking through bluetooth low energy technology and capable of macro-tracking through gps technology.

05/19/16
20160139239 

Determining device locations using movement, signal strength


Techniques for precisely determining a location of a mobile computing device based on both wireless signal strengths measured at the mobile computing device and movement of the device. The wireless signal strengths may represent the strength of a connection between the device and wireless access points (waps), cellular towers, or the like.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.


05/12/16
20160135031 

Enabling mobile computing devices to track data usage among mobile computing devices that share a data plan


A method, system and computer program product for enabling mobile computing devices to track data usage among mobile computing devices that share a data plan. A threshold amount of data to be consumed over a period of time (e.g., billing period) by the mobile computing devices belonging to the shared data plan is received.
International Business Machines Corporation


05/12/16
20160135001 

Proximity-based item data communication


A method includes receiving an audio signal at a mobile computing device and determining whether the audio signal is within a particular frequency range using an application executing at the mobile computing device. When the audio signal is within the particular frequency range, the audio signal may be processed to determine speaker location data encoded within the audio signal that indicates a location associated with a speaker generating the audio signal.
At&t Intellectual Property I,l.p.


05/12/16
20160134911 

System and synchronizing public event music broadcast to mobile phones


A system and method for providing audio/video program files associated with a public event to mobile computing devices, including smartphones, for playback during the public event, wherein storing the audio/video program files before the public event mitigates the timing and scalability issues inherent in the present state of the art.. .

05/12/16
20160134762 

Enabling mobile computing devices to track data usage among mobile computing devices that share a data plan


A method, system and computer program product for enabling mobile computing devices to track data usage among mobile computing devices that share a data plan. A threshold amount of data to be consumed over a period of time (e.g., billing period) by the mobile computing devices belonging to the shared data plan is received.
International Business Machines Corporation


05/12/16
20160134740 

Mobile device application execution


A method of executing an application on a mobile computing device includes providing a first host application on a mobile computing device. The first host application includes a sub-application.

05/12/16
20160134738 

Pen-based content transfer system and method thereof


Embodiments of the present invention disclose a system and method for providing pen-based content transfer between mobile computing devices. According to one embodiment, a first mobile computing device and second mobile computing device are configured to host electronic content.
Qualcomm Incorporated


05/12/16
20160132849 

System and an on demand media kiosk


A method and system for transferring media on demand to a mobile computing device of a consumer is presented. A sensor in a kiosk identifies a consumer by facial recognition algorithms or identification of the mobile computing device of the consumer.
Toshiba America Business Solutions, Inc.


05/12/16
20160132612 

Methods and systems for the provisioning and execution of a mobile software application


A provisioning source receives a request from a mobile computing device to download at least one mobile software application, the mobile software application comprising executable computer code and at least one structured document. The provisioning source sends the requested mobile software application to the mobile computing device.
Sqgo, Llc


05/12/16
20160131495 

Start-of-route map navigation with suppression of off-route feedback


A map navigation tool provides a start-of-route buffer area in which off-route feedback (e.g., audio or visual warnings or alerts) can be suppressed in some circumstances. For example, a mobile computing device implements a map navigation tool that can output off-route feedback when the user strays from a route, but also can suppress off-route feedback when the user is within a start-of-route buffer area.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


05/12/16
20160128586 

System, method, and article for heart rate variability monitoring


What is provided is a system, method, and article of manufacture for detecting, monitoring, and tracking whether a user is in a more relaxed or stressed state by measuring the user's heart rate variability. The system has a heart rate monitoring device with at least one sensor that is configured to measure user heart rate.
Zenmark, Llc


05/05/16
20160127665 

Local tone mapping circuits and mobile computing devices including the same


A local tone mapping circuit may include: a noise extractor configured to divide an image signal into a first noise signal and a noise-free signal; an intermediate tone mapping signal generator configured to calculate a tone mapping gain corresponding to the noise-free signal, and configured to generate an intermediate tone mapping signal by multiplying the noise-free signal by the tone mapping gain; and/or an adder configured to generate a final tone mapping signal by adding a second noise signal related with the first noise signal to the intermediate tone mapping signal.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


05/05/16
20160127432 

Methods and systems for establishing, hosting and managing a screen sharing session involving a virtual environment


Techniques for establishing a screen sharing session are described. Consistent with some embodiments, a web conferencing application executing at a mobile computing device enables a user to specify the identity of a remote computer.
Adobe Systems Incorporated


05/05/16
20160125342 

Directing an inspector through an inspection


Systems and methods for creating and editing an inspection plan and directing an inspector through an inspection are provided. An exemplary system, according to one implementation, comprises a mobile computing device and a server computer.
Hand Held Products, Inc.


05/05/16
20160125215 

Cord and cable identification and tracking system


A system for identifying and tracking components, including but not limited to cords, cables and connectors, that are associated with an electronic device or apparatus or that are part of a “set.” devices include tvs, dvd players, vcrs, dvrs, computers, printers, camera, and the like. A plurality of self-adhesive stickers marked with a scannable code, each with a unique code in that set, are affixed to a device and its accessories.

05/05/16
20160124760 

Cloud computing system and method


A system and method deploying cloud computing software applications and resources to mobile devices is disclosed. The system/method virtualizes the graphical user experience (gex) and user input experience (uex) that comprise the graphical user interface (gui) for host application software (has) running on a host computer system (hcs).
Gazoo, Inc.


05/05/16
20160124516 

Adaptable interface for a mobile computing device


A mobile computing device may be configured to run more than one operating system. Each operating system may require one or more specialized buttons to perform or enable various functions.
Hand Held Products, Inc.


05/05/16
20160124206 

Poc-test system with mobile computer unit and method


This invention relates to a test system along with test strips and a test process and its use, especially in the point of care (poc) area, the test system comprising a mobile computing device having an image processing device arranged on an optical magnification device that is used to analyze body fluids.. .
Zendia Gmbh


05/05/16
20160123752 

Estimating and predicting fuel usage with smartphone


Examples are disclosed herein that relate to estimating and predicting vehicular fuel use. One example estimates fuel usage by a vehicle during a trip by obtaining sensor measurements from one or more sensors of a mobile computing device during the trip, determining a plurality of trip features from the sensor measurements, each trip feature representing an aspect of one or more of energy produced and energy consumed during the trip, obtaining vehicle-specific parameters of the vehicle, and determining an estimated fuel usage from the vehicle-specific parameters and the plurality of trip features for output by the computing device..
Microsoft Corporation


04/28/16
20160119536 

Systems 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.


04/28/16
20160119273 

Method and generating and sending a two-dimensional code in a message


A code-generating system can be accessed from within a messaging application on a mobile computing device to generate and insert a two-dimensional (2-d) code into a message. During operation, the system can receive a request to generate a 2-d code, such as from the messaging application executing on the mobile device or from the operating system.
Alibaba Group Holding Limited


04/28/16
20160119211 

Tunneled monitoring service and method


Some embodiments provide systems and methods to monitor network communications, comprising: a computing device comprising a control circuit and memory with instructions executed by the control circuit to implement: a tunneled monitoring service (tms) operated local on the mobile computing device; and a tunnel protocol within the mobile computing device that is configured to establish a tunnel interface between software applications and the tms, wherein the tunnel interface is configured to collect output data transactions, communicated by the software applications, and direct the output data transactions to the tms; wherein the tms is configured to initiate a monitoring of each output data transaction relative to predefined criteria to identify relevant parameter information, obtained from one or more of the output data transactions, that have a predefined relationship with one or more of the criteria, and cause results of the monitoring relative to the criteria to be recorded.. .
Covenant Eyes, Inc.


04/28/16
20160117296 

Methods and systems for the provisioning and execution of a mobile software application


A provisioning source receives a request from a mobile computing device to download at least one mobile software application, the mobile software application comprising executable computer code and at least one structured document. The provisioning source sends the requested mobile software application to the mobile computing device.
Sqgo, Llc


04/28/16
20160117159 

Embeddable video capturing, processing and conversion application


An embeddable video capturing, processing and conversion application for embedding a video capturing, processing, and conversion application component into third-party applications such as web applications running in web browsers or mobile applications running on mobile computing devices. The embeddable video capturing, processing and conversion application generally includes a client computing device 10, a code location 20, an application location 30, a video source location 40, a video target location 50, an application outlet 60, and an embeddable video capturing, processing, and conversion application 70..

04/28/16
20160117102 

Method for operating data storage device, mobile computing device having the same, and the mobile computing device


A method for operating a data storage device includes receiving a command including a set bit transmitted from a host, storing the set bit in a register in response to the command, receiving a first state check command from the host, and transmitting a response which includes state information of the data storage device and processing information corresponding to a write command in the data storage device to the host based on the first state check command and the set bit stored in the register.. .

04/21/16
20160113115 

System of package (sop) module and mobile computing device having the sop


A system on package sop module includes a printed circuit board (pcb) having a first side and an opposing second side, a first ic attached to the first side, a second ic attached to the second side. The pcb also provides electrical paths for connecting the first ic and the second ic.

04/21/16
20160112579 

Operating system supporting cost aware applications


A mobile computing device that supports cost-aware application components for operation over a metered network. A current basis for computing usage charges over one or more networks may be made available to the cost-aware application components through an application programming interface supported by an operating system service.

04/21/16
20160110990 

System and automated response to distress signal


A system for facilitating automated response to a distress signal includes an attachment for a multifunction mobile computing device. In some embodiments, the attachment removably articulates to a sensor location coupled to a housing of the multifunction mobile computing device.

04/21/16
20160110796 

Systems, methods, and mobile computing devices for purchase of items and delivery to a location within a predetermined communication range


Systems, methods, and mobile computing devices for purchase of items and delivery to a location within a predetermined communication range are disclosed. According to an aspect, a mobile computing device includes a first communications module having a predetermined communication range and configured to receive an indication of one or more items for purchase and delivery to a location within the predetermined communication range.

04/21/16
20160110597 

Method and system for imaging documents, such as passports, border crossing cards, visas, and other travel documents, in mobile applications


A mobile computing device-implemented method of imaging an object to read information, includes capturing, by running an image capturing thread, a plurality of raw images of the object by an image capturing component of the mobile computing device and placing in an image queue in a first memory location; processing, by running an image processing thread, one or more raw images to extract one or more potential machine readable zone (mrz) candidates and placing in a mrz candidate queue in a second memory location; analyzing, by running an image analysis thread, an mrz candidate to detect an mrz and placing in an mrz queue in a third memory location; and creating a composite mrz if a timer has expired, or the mrz queue has reached a predetermined threshold.. .

04/21/16
20160110480 

Systems and methods for improved property inspection management


Systems and methods presented herein can allow an inspector or other user to sketch a floor plan on a customized graph template. The graph template can be customized by a system based on the property the user is visiting.

04/21/16
20160109908 

Mobile computing device having a flexible hinge structure


Techniques involving a mobile computing device having a flexible hinge structure are described. In one or more implementations, a mobile computing device includes a plurality of housings, a display device that is flexible, and a flexible hinge structure.

04/21/16
20160109371 

A portable spectrometer for the presumptive identification of illicit drugs and substances of abuse


A portable spectrometer system is disclosed for more reliable and convenient on-site drug testing. More particularly, but not by way of limitation, the presently disclosed and/or claimed inventive concept(s) relates to a portable spectrometer system having a test strip having a fluorescent indicator, a fluorimeter, and a mobile computing device capable of determining the identity of an unknown substance in the sample..



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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