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Date/App# patent app List of recent Mobile Computing Device-related patents
05/19/16
20160142902 
 Context-aware resource management for video streaming services patent thumbnailnew patent 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 patent thumbnailnew patent 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 patent thumbnailnew patent 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 patent thumbnailnew patent 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 patent thumbnailnew patent 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 patent thumbnailnew patent 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 patent thumbnailnew patent 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 patent thumbnailnew patent 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 patent thumbnailnew patent 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 patent thumbnailnew patent 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 
new patent

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 
new patent

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 
new patent

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 
new patent

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..

04/14/16
20160105767 

Method, apparatus, and mobile terminal for collecting location information


A self-reporting mobile device can allow a user to local the mobile device, regardless of whether the mobile device is reachable via a wireless or wired network. During operation, the mobile device can read one or more local data sources to obtain contextual information corresponding to a state of the mobile device.

04/14/16
20160105526 

Photographic album creation and sharing


Embodiments of the invention relate to file sharing, and more specifically to sharing image files based on a spatiotemporal relationship. A device with image taking capabilities, such as a camera or mobile computing device, is provided with functionality to communicate with a shared pool of resources via a network connection.

04/14/16
20160105205 

Hinged sleeve for a mobile device


A sleeve for a mobile computing device. The sleeve includes a top surface, a bottom surface, and a friction hinge disposed between the top surface and the bottom surface.

04/14/16
20160104253 

Device, system, and enhancing user privacy and security within a location-based virtual social networking context


Via a graphical user interface on a first mobile computing device of a first user, the first user is prompted to upload a first electronic photograph representing an appearance of the first user who is a participant of a virtual social network. Via the graphical user interface, the first electronic photograph uploaded by the first user is received.

04/14/16
20160103581 

Chart selection tooltip


Some embodiments of the present invention include an apparatus for enabling a tooltip to view information associated with portions of charts displayed on a display screen of a mobile computing device and include a processor, and one or more stored sequences of instructions which, when executed by the processor, cause the processor to display information associated with a chart on a display screen of a mobile computing system using a first chart type, the information including label information and value information based on detecting a selection of a portion of the chart, cause the tooltip to be displayed on the display screen of the mobile computing system, the tooltip displaying label information and value information associated with the selected portion of the chart, the tooltip including a navigation tool to enable navigating and updating the tooltip with label information and value information associated with different portions of the chart.. .

04/14/16
20160103117 

Method and system for remotely monitoring intoxication


A method and system for remotely monitoring intoxication of a user, comprising: prompting the user to provide a breath sample at a time point; at a breath sample acquisition device, generating a breath sample signal upon reception of the breath sample from the user, and broadcasting a unique signature proximal in time to the time point; using a sensor of a mobile computing device, generating an authentication signal derived from detection of the unique signature; at a processing system in communication with the mobile computing device and the sample acquisition device, receiving the breath sample signal and the authentication signal; generating a verification assessment that validates provision of the breath sample by the user; determining a value of an intoxication metric for the user based upon the breath sample signal; and transforming the verification assessment and the value of the intoxication metric into an analysis of intoxication of the user.. .

04/07/16
20160098882 

System and method to enable rules-restricted vending machine purchases


A method and system that allows a self-standing vending machine to distribute controlled goods only to authorized purchasers wherein the authorization and purchase occurs via the purchaser's mobile computing device. The invention allows the purchaser to locate products, get information about products, and purchase products using their mobile phone and receive those products at a specified vending machine.
Captech Ventures, Inc.


04/07/16
20160098700 

Method for providing privacy through atm communication to consumer devices


Disclosed is an automated teller machine (atm) that directly communicates with consumer devices to provide privacy. The atm typically includes a processor, a memory, and a module stored in the memory.
Bank Of America Corporation


04/07/16
20160098362 

Methods and systems for filtering communication between peripheral devices and mobile computing devices


The embodiments are directed to methods and systems for sending and receiving signals between one or more peripheral devices connected to a dongle system and an operating system. The methods and systems can detect when a dongle system has been connected to a mobile computing device.
Citrix Systems, Inc.


04/07/16
20160098238 

System and printing from a mobile computing device to a narrow media printer


One aspect of the disclosure relates to a method for printing a document in a mobile environment, comprising: using a mobile computing device, executing a first application in the background; executing a second application in the foreground; activating, from the second program, an extension of the first application; wherein the extension facilitates conversion of a selected document having a first encoding to a second encoding, the second encoding useable to control a printer communicatively coupled to the mobile computing device via a wifi, bluetooth, or wired connection. The printer can be a narrow media printer, wherein, responsive to receipt of the second encoding, the narrow media printer prints the document.

04/07/16
20160096071 

Real-time event monitoring system for basketball-related activities


An event monitoring system for tracking, tabulating and displaying in real-time player and team performance statistics and events (such as scores, shot percentages, ball possessions, steals, rebounds and turnovers) during a basketball game or basketball-related activity involving a basketball goal, a plurality of players, and a basketball equipped with active or passive rfid tags. The system includes a plurality of wireless ball trackers worn on the wrists of participating players and officials, or attached to the goals, and a wireless mobile computing device with an event monitoring program and a set of data objects configured to store data representing current and historical events and performance statistics associated with the basketball activity and participants.
Shottracker, Inc.


03/31/16
20160095072 

Body presence sensor calibration


Technologies for the calibration of a body presence sensor include a mobile computing device configured to calibrate the body presence sensor based on a present physical configuration mode of the mobile computing device. The mobile computing device may be adjustable into multiple physical configuration modes based on the intended use of the mobile computing device.

03/31/16
20160094984 

Methods and systems for managing resources on a mobile trading device


Certain embodiments provide a method including obtaining data at a first time using at least one sensor associated with a mobile computing device, the at least one sensor arranged to gather data regarding at least one operating factor for the mobile computing device, the mobile computing device configured to receive market data and execute a trading application. The example method includes analyzing the data obtained from the at least one sensor to determine the at least one operating factor.
Trading Technologies International Inc.


03/31/16
20160094936 

Context-based management of wearable computing devices


Technologies for context-based management of wearable computing devices include a mobile computing device and a wearable computing device. The wearable computing device generates sensor data indicative of a location context of the wearable computing device and transmits the sensor data to the mobile computing device.

03/31/16
20160093006 

Systems and methods for presenting traveler interfaces on displays of mobile computing devices


In some embodiments, systems and methods for presenting a traveler interface using a mobile computing device are provided. In some embodiments, aspects of the traveler interface are hidden to allow the traveler interface to be presented on the display of the mobile computing device.
Kachinc, Llc


03/31/16
20160092882 

System, devices, and methods for providing a product recall notice to a consumer


Systems, devices, and methods for providing a product recall notice to a consumer are disclosed. Embodiments include receiving consumer identification information and product identification information from a mobile computing device at a computer server as well as storing and associating the product identification information in a consumer products database with the consumer identification information.

03/31/16
20160092841 

Mobile job posting


A mobile computing device displays details of a job that is posted on a social networking service as an unpaid job posting together with an option for upgrading the unpaid job posting to a paid job posting with associated advantages in comparison to the unpaid job posting. The mobile computing device displays a fee for the upgrade and at least one of the associated advantages of the paid job posting.
Linkedln Corporation


03/31/16
20160091965 

Natural motion-based control via wearable and mobile devices


A “natural motion controller” identifies various motions of one or more parts of a user's body to interact with electronic devices, thereby enabling various natural user interface (nui) scenarios. The natural motion controller constructs composite motion recognition windows by concatenating an adjustable number of sequential periods of inertial sensor data received from a plurality of separate sets of inertial sensors.
Microsoft Corporation


03/31/16
20160091932 

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 Corporation


03/31/16
20160091926 

Docking apparatus and systems for mobile computing devices


Disclosures are presented for systems and apparatus for docking a mobile computing device for display and for coupling it with a cable for purposes of charging and/or syncing. Such teachings may allow a user to reel the cable around a spool, couple the mobile computing device with the cable, decouple the mobile computing device, and/or swivel the mobile computer in its stand with relative ease, such as with a single hand, through the use of micro-suction cups.
Quell & Company, Llc


03/31/16
20160091336 

Location based haptic direction finding


Methods and apparatus relating to location-based haptic direction finding are described. In an embodiment, logic (e.g., included in a mobile computing device) redirects one or more navigational hints to one or more trembler devices instead of a display device and/or speakers of the mobile computing device in response to a request to provide haptic directional cues.
Intel Corporation


03/31/16
20160091282 

Mobile ballistics processing and targeting display system


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

03/31/16
20160089077 

Hypertension prevention app and web based tools


A computer system and method is disclosed as a support structure for patients with hypertension or prehypertension to encourage life style changes leading to dietary control, increase exercise and blood pressure control. The method includes automated messages and responses delivered in real time to encourage appropriate actions by the patient.

03/24/16
20160088707 

Methods and controlling lighting based on user manipulation of a mobile computing device


Disclosed are methods and apparatus for lighting control. One or more properties of light output are controlled based on user manipulation of a mobile computing device (110, 510) such as a mobile phone.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.


03/24/16
20160088546 

Regulation via geofence boundary segment crossings


Embodiments related to regulating access to content via geofence boundary segment crossings are disclosed herein. For example, in some embodiments, a computing system for regulating access to content may include: boundary segment crossing logic to determine whether a mobile computing device satisfies boundary segment crossing criteria, wherein the boundary segment crossing criteria includes that the mobile computing device crossed a predetermined segment of a geofence boundary into an area defined by the geofence boundary; and/or content access logic, coupled to the boundary segment crossing logic, to, in response to a determination by the boundary segment crossing logic that the mobile computing device satisfied the boundary segment crossing criteria, provide a content identifier, associated with the predetermined segment of the geofence boundary, to the mobile computing device.
Intel Corporation


03/24/16
20160088433 

Sharing location information during a communication session


In one embodiment, a method includes receiving a request to provide location information associated with a first user. The location of the first user is determined, and the location of the first user is communicated to a second user, the location of the first user being displayed on a graphical user interface of a mobile computing device associated with the second user..
Facebook, Inc.


03/24/16
20160088432 

System and location-based security


A mobile computing device, including: a first memory device having first computer-readable instructions tangibly recorded thereon; a first hardware processor configured to execute the first computer-readable instructions recorded on the first memory device; and an rfid component that includes a transceiver configured to receive a proximity signal from at least one rfid reader when the rfid component is within a predetermined range of the at least one rfid reader, and a second memory device configured to store the proximity signal, wherein the first hardware processor is configured to, upon executing the instructions recorded on the first memory device, control at least one operation of the mobile computing device in accordance with the proximity signal received by the transceiver of the rfid component from the at least one rfid reader.. .
Booz Allen & Hamilton


03/24/16
20160088009 

Secure behavior analysis over trusted execution environment


Systems and methods for recognizing and reacting to malicious or performance-degrading behaviors in a mobile computing device include observing mobile device behaviors in an observer module within a privileged-normal portion of a secure operating environment to identify a suspicious mobile device behavior. The observer module may generate a behavior vector based on the observations, and provide the vector to an analyzer module in an unprivileged-secure portion of the secure operating environment.
Qualcomm Incorporated


03/24/16
20160086244 

Send2mobile+ im


The present invention permits the merchant or seller to transmit a url link from the merchant's website to a customer's mobile number via instant message service (“ims”) message transmitted directly from the web site page. Once received, a customer can then interact directly with a merchant or seller, from a customer's mobile computing device, via the instant messaging service.

03/24/16
20160086143 

Automated financial transactions


Arrangements relate to processing financial transactions on an automated teller machine (atm). An atm identifier can be presented on a display of the atm.
International Business Machines Corporation


03/24/16
20160086029 

Reducing the search space for recognition of objects in an image based on wireless signals


Provided is a process including: determining that a mobile computing device has crossed a geofence associated with a merchant store; sending, to a remote classifier server, a request for object-recognition classifiers for objects in the merchant store; receiving a set of object-recognition classifiers; receiving with the mobile computing device from user a request to search for offers; capturing an image with a camera of the mobile computing device; receiving one or more wireless beacon identifiers with the mobile computing device; based on the wireless beacon identifiers, selecting a subset of the object-recognition classifiers in the set of object-recognition classifiers; and recognizing an object in the captured image based on the selected subset of the object-recognition classifiers; and requesting, from a remote offer publisher server, offers corresponding to the recognized object; and receiving offers from the remote offer publisher server; and displaying the received offers to the user.. .
Retailmenot, Inc.


03/24/16
20160085989 

Device, system, and enhancing user privacy and security within a location-based virtual social networking context


A hosted virtual social network includes a plurality of users that each have a digital profile. The users are each within a predetermined distance of a venue.
Kairos Social Solutions, Inc.


03/24/16
20160085273 

Computing device heat management


The description relates to computing devices, such as mobile computing devices. One example can include a housing containing a processor.
Microsoft Corporation


03/24/16
20160082317 

Wireless fitness tracking and fitness analysis system


A system and method for tracking activity, such as individual or group workouts, or fitness programs. In embodiments, one or more wireless communication sensors or beacons are in wireless communication with a mobile computing device that is configured to receive data and determine a user's engagement with the sensor.
Kevin Vincent Doherty


03/17/16
20160080911 

Accounting for indoor-outdoor transitions during position determination


A determination of whether a mobile computing device is indoors or outdoors can incorporate any of a variety of factors to make an efficient and accurate determination of indoor-outdoor status. Such a status can be useful for use in conjunction with positioning services.
Microsoft Corporation


03/17/16
20160080518 

Method and pre-fetching remote resources for subsequent display on a mobile computing device


A computer-implemented method and system for pre-fetching remote resource data from a remote mapping system for display on a client computing device is disclosed. Data received at a client device from an online mapping system in response to a query from the client device includes vector and remote resource data.
Google Inc.


03/17/16
20160080451 

Real-time dynamic hyperlinking system and method


A system and method enabling real-time dynamic hyperlinking of software applications and resources within 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.


03/17/16
20160078900 

Elastic cloud video editing and multimedia search


Technologies for cloud-based media search and editing include a video editor configured to build a media query and associate the media query with a dynamic content slot of a media program. When generating video output based on the media program, the video editor transmits the media query to a cloud analytics server and receives 5 search results identifying one or more media clips produced by a number of mobile computing devices.

03/17/16
20160078750 

Usage modeling for intelligent management of alarms and messages in mobile health systems


Systems and methods can support usage modeling and the intelligent management of patient alarms. An alarm management system can maintain models of patient alarm operations.
Voalte, Inc.


03/17/16
20160078680 

Technologies for adjusting a perspective of a captured image for display


Technologies for adjusting a perspective of a captured image for display on a mobile computing device include capturing a first image of a user by a first camera and a second image of a real-world environment by a second camera. The mobile computing device determines a position of an eye of the user relative to the mobile computing device based on the first captured image and a distance of an object in the real-world environment from the mobile computing device based on the second captured image.

03/17/16
20160077910 

Supportability framework for mobile software applications


A system and a method for providing software supportability involve a server receiving a first electronic record from a client application on a mobile computing device. The first electronic record describes activity that occurred at the mobile computing device during a request sent from the client application to the server.

03/17/16
20160077682 

Dynamic cross-environment application configuration/orientation


Dynamic configuration of cross-environment applications enhances the computing experience in a computing environment with an extended active user environment and/or multiple active user environments. A mobile computing device maintains multiple active device configurations associated with multiple active user environments and/or application windows within active user environments.
Z124


03/17/16
20160073947 

Managing cognitive assistance


Technologies for managing cognitive assistance provided to a user of a cognitive assistance system include a cognitive assistance system to determine a cognitive state of the user based on sensor data generated by one or more biosensors of the cognitive assistance system. The cognitive assistance system determines whether the user requires assistance based on the determined cognitive state of the user and identifies, in response to determining the user requires assistance, a trusted mobile computing device within a vicinity of the cognitive assistance system based on a trust relationship previously established between the cognitive assistance system and the trusted mobile computing device.

03/10/16
20160073228 

System and generating expected geolocations of mobile computing devices


A computer-implemented method for generating a geographical information database associating users with one or more geolocations. The method includes the steps of receiving user identification data, geolocation data, and date and time data associated with the geolocation data from the personal computing devices of a plurality of users.
Mastercard International Incorporated


03/10/16
20160073223 

Real-time location sharing to facilitate a physical meet-up


A location sharing component operating on a mobile computing device is configured to enable a local party and a remote party to share each other's locations during a phone call to facilitate a physical meet-up. The location sharing component exposes various options to set a length of time for the location sharing or the location can be shared up until the meet-up occurs.
Microsoft Corporation


03/10/16
20160072917 

Distributed computing method and system


A distributed computing system is disclosed. The system includes a host computer and a plurality of mobile computing devices in communication with the host computer via a communication network.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.


03/10/16
20160072865 

Active offline storage management for streaming media application used by multiple client devices


A system, method and computer program product for storing streaming media content includes: receiving streaming content, at a first mobile computing device, from a content service provider over a communications network; and determining, by a secondary mobile computing device specific details of a use of the content currently being received and buffered at the first device. The second device obtains, using the determined specific details, the content expected to be consumed by the first device to a local memory storage device at the secondary device, and stores the expected content for subsequent consumption.
International Business Machines Corporation


03/10/16
20160072844 

Method and system for protecting data flow at a mobile device


A method and system for evaluating and enforcing a data flow policy at a mobile computing device includes a data flow policy engine to evaluate data access requests made by security-wrapped software applications running on the mobile device and prevent the security-wrapped software applications from violating the data flow policy. The data flow policy defines a number of security labels that are associated with data objects.
Sri International


03/10/16
20160072802 

Systems and methods for performing user recognition based on biometric information captured with wearable electronic devices


Systems and methods are disclosed herein for performing biometrics based user recognition and monitoring based on biometric information captured using wearable monitoring devices. More specifically, the present application provides systems including monitoring devices built into one or more articles of clothing that capture data relating to the wearer of the device and other subjects, such as biometric information, health vitals, environmental information, location data and the like.
Hoyos Labs Corp.


03/10/16
20160072789 

Mobile cloud service architecture


Techniques are described for implementing a cloud computer system to facilitate communication between a computing device (e.g., a mobile computing device) and enterprise computer systems. In certain embodiments, the cloud computer system may receive, from a computing device, a request for a service provided by an enterprise computer system.
Oracle International Corporation




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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