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Date/App# patent app List of recent Mobile Computing-related patents
02/04/16
20160037349 
 Pushing secure notifications to mobile computing devices patent thumbnailPushing secure notifications to mobile computing devices
Techniques are provided for pushing secure notifications to a mobile computing device. For example, a method for pushing secure notifications includes a push service platform receiving a push notification message request from an entity registered with the push service platform, processing the push notification message request to generate a secure push notification message, and sending the secure push notification message to a target mobile computing device through a native third-party push service associated with the target mobile computing device.
International Business Machines Corporation


02/04/16
20160036949 
 Accessory and mobile computing device communication using an application communication protocol patent thumbnailAccessory and mobile computing device communication using an application communication protocol
Embodiments of the present invention provide various communication techniques for communication between a mobile computing device and an accessory. An accessory protocol that is generic to the mobile computing device can be used for some communication.
Apple Inc.


02/04/16
20160036772 
 Technique to prevent ipv6 address exhaustion in prefix delegation mode for mobile access point routers patent thumbnailTechnique to prevent ipv6 address exhaustion in prefix delegation mode for mobile access point routers
Methods, devices, systems, and non-transitory process-readable storage media include methods for preventing ipv6 address exhaustion in prefix delegation mode by a software-enabled access point (“softap”) mobile computing device providing an internet protocol version 6 (ipv6) wide area network (wan) connection to a plurality of client devices. A processor of a softap mobile computing device may include assigning an unassigned prefix of a pool of available prefixes to a client device connected to a local area network (lan) established by the softap mobile computing device.
Qualcomm Incorporated


02/04/16
20160036768 
 Technique to delegate prefixes to wi-fi clients connected to mobile access point routers patent thumbnailTechnique to delegate prefixes to wi-fi clients connected to mobile access point routers
Methods, devices, systems, and non-transitory process-readable storage media of the various embodiments enable a software-enabled access point mobile computing device to delegate prefixes to already connected local area network (lan) client devices upon establishment or re-establishment of a data connection. The various embodiments may enable a mobile computing device configured to operate as a mobile router (i.e., a softap mobile computing device) to support prefix delegation by providing unique ipv6 prefixes to connected lan client devices..
Qualcomm Incorporated


02/04/16
20160034990 
 System and  securely retrieving private data from customer mobile device patent thumbnailSystem and securely retrieving private data from customer mobile device
A method and system for handling private user data in transactions between mobile devices and destination websites for e-commerce or other electronic transactions involving private user data. In particular, the present invention relates to a method and system for facilitating a secure transaction without requiring a user to login into the e-commerce website with a user name and password while allowing the user to maintain control over their personal information.

02/04/16
20160034890 
 Systems and methods for an issuer certified card patent thumbnailSystems and methods for an issuer certified card
The present solution is directed to an architecture and a process for registering cards for use, such as bank cards, credit cards, loyalty cards, club cards, or any other card that is configured to carry data or monetary value. The solution provides safe and fast means for registering the card in a mobile computing environment.
Cellum Innovacios Es Szolgaltato Zrt.


02/04/16
20160034174 
 System and  single-touch engagement with social media and other sites patent thumbnailSystem and single-touch engagement with social media and other sites
A mobile computing device running application software is provided that enables the aggregation of data from multiple sources into a single main feed, and is configured to receive touch input into the form of custom gestures. In an embodiment, a single gesture activates custom action related to data in the main feed.
Fortune Favors The Bold


02/04/16
20160034043 
 Buttonless display activation patent thumbnailButtonless display activation
In one example, a method includes determining, by a first motion module of a computing device and based on first motion data measured by a first motion sensor at a first time, that the mobile computing device has moved, wherein a display operatively coupled to the computing device is deactivated at the first time; responsive to determining that the computing device has moved, activating a second motion module; determining, by the second motion module, second motion data measured by a second motion sensor, wherein determining the second motion data uses a greater quantity of power than determining the first motion data; determining a statistic of a group of statistics based on the second motion data; and responsive to determining that at least one of the group of statistics satisfies a threshold, activating the display.. .
Google Inc.


02/04/16
20160034033 
 Augmenting mobile computing device audio output via vibration elements patent thumbnailAugmenting mobile computing device audio output via vibration elements
Embodiments of the invention utilize one or more vibration elements to enhance the audio output of a computing device. These vibration element(s) may comprise any conventional vibrating element including a mass element (i.e., counterweight) electrically driven via an actuator to produce the vibrations.
Intel Corporation


01/28/16
20160029368 
 System and process for location-based information retrieval patent thumbnailSystem and process for location-based information retrieval
Systems, devices and methods are provided for solving technical problems related to communicating between two or more unrelated mobile devices based on location without needing contact information for the unrelated mobile computing devices. In various implementations, the service is adapted to use a common user base for a location-based matching process.
Vioozer Inc.


01/28/16
20160029192 

Safety water application


Embodiments relate generally to methods and systems for configuring a safety monitor application in a handheld mobile computing device comprising a movement detecting component and a wireless communications subsystem. An example method comprises: downloading the safety monitor application and storing the safety monitor application in a memory of the computing device, obtaining an activation code associated with an online configuration server, activating the safety monitor application using the activation code, retrieving configuration information from the online configuration server based on the activation code and implementing the configuration information to configure operations of the safety monitor application..
South East Water Corporation


01/28/16
20160029170 

Inferring positions with content item matching


Embodiments infer position information using captured content items. A computing device such as a mobile computing or a cloud service analyzes one or more content items to generate information describing the content items.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


01/28/16
20160029002 

Platform-agnostic video player for mobile computing devices and desktop computers


A platform-agnostic video player for mobile computing devices and desktop computers for playback of video and audio files on arbitrary computing devices, including mobile devices, laptop and desktop computers. The platform-agnostic video player for mobile computing devices and desktop computers generally includes a file retrieval component suitable for receiving a video or audio file; a video and audio decoding software component capable of decoding encoded video or audio data into a format suitable for display or playback; a video display and audio playback component; and a user interaction component..

01/28/16
20160028842 

Methods and systems for a reminder servicer using visual recognition


A downloadable reminder application uses object recognition technology to recognize one or more objects appearing on a display screen of the mobile computing device and matches them to a set of known target objects. The downloadable reminder application process any associated trigger conditions for the target object.
Autonomy Corporation Limited


01/28/16
20160027399 

Mobile computing device technology and systems and methods utilizing the same


mobile computing device technology and systems and methods using the same are described herein. In particular, mobile computing devices that may serve as a processing component of a disaggregated computing system described, non-integral screens that may be paired with the mobile computing devices, and systems and methods using such devices and screens are described.
Intel Corporation


01/28/16
20160027056 

Online to offline commerce merchant advertising


A system for merchant advertising can be utilized to enable merchants to dynamically advertise products and services to consumers based on the consumers' location, time, and/or intent and through the consumer's mobile or non-mobile computing device. Consumers can submit queries for products, services, and/or merchants via various search engine(s), search engine application(s), and/or merchant portal application(s) to indicate intent.

01/28/16
20160026997 

Mobile communication device with proximity based communication circuitry


A mobile computing device has processors, memory, voice communication circuitry, and communication circuitry configured to receive a request from a server for information to complete an information exchange. The computing device also has a display device configured to display at least one user interface window in response to receiving the request from the server.
Xpresstap, Inc.


01/28/16
20160026560 

Functional test automation for gesture-based mobile applications


A method for cloud-based functional testing of a mobile application includes running a functional test program on a server. The functional test program provides a graphical user interface (gui) that allows a user to select a mobile application and a mobile computing device having a touch-sensitive display screen for receiving user input.
Soasta, Inc.


01/28/16
20160026555 

Automated mobile application verification


Disclosed are various embodiments for automatically testing and verifying mobile applications. A mobile application is obtained from a source entity.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.


01/21/16
20160021488 

Range management with bluetooth low energy


An example method for adjusting the range of transmission of advertising packets is disclosed. In particular, method includes receiving, from an application executing on a mobile computing device, a request.
Google Inc.


01/21/16
20160021075 

Efficient key generator for distribution of sensitive material from multiple application service providers to a secure element such as a universal integrated circuit card (uicc)


A method provides end-to-end security for transport of a profile to a target device (e.g., a mobile computing device) over at least one communications network that includes a plurality of nodes. In accordance with the method, the profile is encrypted for transport between the target device and an initial node of the network through which the profile is transported.
Google Technology Holdings Llc


01/21/16
20160019575 

Computer implemented methods for protecting and promoting products of a given brand by using machine readable codes


Computer implemented methods for protecting and promoting products of a given brand by using machine readable codes, including assigning, by a given brand, a particular value to a machine readable code localized in a packaging of a product; a user scanning the machine readable code by using a mobile computing device having installed therein a processor adapted to read the machine readable code; upon the scanning being performed, establishing communication between the processor and a remote server for storing the scanned code and performing a series of checkings of the scanned code; depending on the result of the checkings the remote server assigns a monetary compensation from the brand to the user that is delivered through the processor; and the processor informing the user about the checking, wherein the machine readable code contains information regarding a marketing campaign of the given brand, a product code and the particular value encrypted.. .
Codiwise S.l.


01/14/16
20160014582 

Proximity based social networking


A system and method for proximity based social networking is disclosed between mobile computing devices each having a short range communication (src) device using near field magnetic induction. The src devices can include at least two antennas to provide magnetic induction diversity.
Radeum, Inc.


01/14/16
20160014062 

System and blocking or delaying notifications on a mobile device while simultaneously allowing approved integrated functionality


Embodiments of the present invention are generally directed towards systems and methods for altering operation of a mobile computing device. Specifically, embodiments of the present invention are directed to providing systems and methods for blocking or delaying notifications on a mobile device while simultaneously allowing approved integrated functionality.

01/14/16
20160012719 

Methods and leveraging a mobile phone a mobile phone or mobile computing device for use in controlling model vehicles


Methods and systems for utilizing a mobile computing device (e.g., such as a mobile phone) for use in controlling a model vehicle are described. Consistent with some embodiments, a mobile computing device provides various user controls for generating signals that are communicated to a radio transmitter device coupled with the mobile computing device, and ultimately broadcast to a receiver residing at a model vehicle.

01/14/16
20160012429 

Point-of-sale payment system and related methods


Embodiments may relate to a co-operable set of computer programs for making electronic payments. The set of computer programs may be adapted to run on distributed computing devices such as, without limitation, a mobile computing device, a remote server, and a point-of-sale computer system.
Pay(q)r, Llc


01/14/16
20160012069 

Providing results to parameterless search queries


In one implementation, a computer-implemented method includes receiving a parameterless search request, which was provided to a mobile computing device, for information that is relevant to a user of the mobile computing device. The method also includes, in response to the received parameterless search request, identifying with a digital computer system one or more results that are determined to be relevant to the user of the mobile computing device based upon a current context of the mobile computing device.
Google Inc.


01/14/16
20160010445 

Systems and methods for providing end-to-end monitoring and/or control of remote oil and gas production assets


Implementations are directed to remote data aggregation, data management, and data visualization of field data from remote field site locations. Actions can include generating, by one or more sensors, the field data, each sensor of the one or more sensors being responsive to field site activity, transmitting, through a regional network, the field data to a back-end system, processing, by the back-end system, the field data to provide visualization data, transmitting the visualization data to one or more mobile computing devices, and providing a computer-executable application for execution on a mobile computing device, the computer-executable application processing the visualization data to provide data visualizations..
Wellaware Holdings, Inc.


01/07/16
20160007287 

Cooperative power savings among mobile computing devices


Disclosed herein is a technique for enabling mobile computing devices to share observation information using low-energy communication protocols. This observation information can include network connectivity information and gps location information that is either known to or being sought out by a mobile computing device.
Apple Inc.


01/07/16
20160005332 

Method for administering a driving test


A method for administering a driving test providing a mobile computing device in wireless communication with a test server initially receives from the test server a driving test, which includes a test route and test events along the test route. As the test vehicle is driven along the test route, whenever the current location of the test vehicle match the location coordinates of a test event, the mobile device outputs a description of the test event and captures input from the driving tester indicative of the test subject's performance on the test event.

01/07/16
20160005305 

Audio detection using distributed mobile computing


A method of identifying incidents using mobile devices can include receiving a communication from each of a plurality of mobile devices. Each communication can specify information about a detected sound.
International Business Machines Corporation


12/31/15
20150382319 

Techniques for tracking destinations on a mobile computing device


Various embodiments of systems and techniques for tracking destinations on a mobile computing device are described. In one or more embodiments, the mobile computing device may comprise or implement hardware and/or software configured to determine arrival at a destination and what is situated at the destination.
Qualcomm Incorporated


12/31/15
20150382151 

Computerized coordination of social service resources


The present disclosure relates to systems, devices and methods for computerized coordination of social services resources. According to one aspect, a mobile computing device for accessing basic need resources generally includes a processor, memory, a display, a global positioning satellite receiver, and a wireless communication element.

12/31/15
20150381825 

Mobile application usage monitor


Described herein is a framework to monitor mobile application usage. In accordance with one aspect of the framework, sensor data from one or more sensors in a mobile computing device is received.

12/31/15
20150381689 

Methods, systems and devices for spoiler alert and prevention using networking framework


Methods, systems and devices are provided for blocking spoiler content from being presented by a content presenting device to a user of a mobile computing device. The content presenting device and the mobile computing device may communicate using a networking framework.
Qualcomm Incorporated


12/31/15
20150381226 

Protective cover for electronic devices


The present invention discloses a protective cover for a mobile computing device, comprising a first side and a second side, with the first side in a first use configuration of the protective cover allowing access to a home button of the mobile computing device, and the second side in a second use configuration of the protective cover blocking access to the home button of the mobile computing device.. .

12/31/15
20150379866 

Remote control of a mobile computing device with an auxiliary device


An auxiliary device that remotely controls a mobile computing device is described herein. The auxiliary device can be wirelessly coupled with the mobile computing device.
Microsoft Corporation


12/31/15
20150379789 

Systems and methods for telematics montoring and communications


Certain example embodiments of the disclosed technology may include systems and methods for telematics monitoring. An example method is provided that includes receiving, at a mobile computing device, and from a vehicle identification unit (viu), identification (id) data representing a first vehicle.
Lexisnexis Risk Solutions Inc.


12/31/15
20150379774 

System and dynamically generating contextual and personalized digital content


A digital content generating system comprising mobile computing devices in communication with a server. A sensor data analyser receives data, generated by the sensors one of the mobile devices in respect of a real-world scene and determines features of the real-world scene from the data.
Sentireal Limited


12/31/15
20150379573 

Electronic content filtering server between a mobile computing device and an electronic receipt server


An electronic content filtering server includes a communication unit and a processing unit. The communication unit is configured to receive from a mobile computing device a request for promotion information and a location of the mobile computing device, and from an electronic receipt server, store information of stores where a product being promoted has been sold.
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha


12/31/15
20150379554 

Apparatus and mobile-dispatcher for offer redemption work flows


Provided is a of dynamically adjusting an online coupon, or other offer, redemption work flow presented to a consumer to mitigate effects from more limited user-interface constraints of mobile computing devices, the process including: obtaining a plurality of mobile-suitability values; receiving from a remote mobile computing device of a user, a request for offer content; ascertaining a selected merchant website at which the offer is redeemable; retrieving a selected mobile-suitability value for the selected merchant website; obtaining, from the mobile computing device, data indicative of user-interface constraints of the mobile computing device; determining to send instructions to present content on the mobile computing device, the determination being based on the user-interface constraints of the mobile computing device and the selected mobile-suitability value for the selected merchant website, and the content being suitable for the mobile computing device; and sending the instructions to present the content.. .
Retailmenot, Inc.


12/31/15
20150379553 

Apparatus and mobile-dispatcher for offer redemption work flows


Provided is a of dynamically adjusting an online coupon, or other offer, redemption work flow presented to a consumer to mitigate effects from more limited user-interface constraints of mobile computing devices, the process including: obtaining a plurality of mobile-suitability values; receiving from a remote mobile computing device of a user, a request for offer content; ascertaining a selected merchant website at which the offer is redeemable; retrieving a selected mobile-suitability value for the selected merchant website; obtaining, from the mobile computing device, data indicative of user-interface constraints of the mobile computing device; determining to send instructions to present content on the mobile computing device, the determination being based on the user-interface constraints of the mobile computing device and the selected mobile-suitability value for the selected merchant website, and the content being suitable for the mobile computing device; and sending the instructions to present the content.. .
Retailmenot, Inc.


12/31/15
20150379519 

Systems and methods for accessing via a mobile computing device in real-time or substantially real-time client relationship management information


Systems and methods are provided for accessing, with a mobile device in real-time or substantially real-time, crm information. The crm information may include name, address, phone number, alternate phone number, facsimile number, email address, relationships, activities, insurance policies, insurance certificates, vehicles owned or leased, associated drivers of said vehicles, equipment owned or leased, property owned, watercraft owned or leased, other insurance schedules, endorsements, risk analysis and/or policy declaration pages..
Applied Systems, Inc.


12/31/15
20150378709 

Installation of software applications on mobile devices based on positions thereof


A solution for installing software applications on a mobile computing device is proposed. A corresponding method comprises monitoring a position of the mobile computing device, selecting one or more software applications available to be installed on the mobile computing device according to the position of the mobile computing device, and installing the selected software applications in a container of the mobile computing device providing an execution environment for the selected software applications with controlled access to one or more resources of the mobile computing device..
International Business Machines Corporation


12/31/15
20150378392 

Hinge for component attachment


A hinge for component attachment is described. In at least some implementations, a kickstand is rotatably attached to a mobile computing device.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


12/24/15
20150373499 

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.


12/24/15
20150373440 

Docking system for presentation of video on a flat mobile computer


Presentation of video on a flat mobile computing device is enhanced by a support which orients the computing device at an angle of inclination suitable for viewing of video. An acoustic device generates enhanced audio output to accompany the video in response to input from the computing device.
Bose Corporation


12/24/15
20150373175 

System and arbitrating audio source streamed by mobile applications


A system for attenuating vehicle audio for mobile application audible statements, the system comprising a vehicle computing system having one or more processors for playing audio in the vehicle from a plurality of different audio sources. The system also includes a wireless transceiver for communicating signals from a mobile computing device for processing by the vehicle computing system.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc


12/24/15
20150373144 

Personal daemon interaction through escalating disclosure


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


12/24/15
20150371320 

Mobile-computing-device-securement apparatus and method


A shopping system may include a mobile shopping aid sized to support thereon or therewithin one or more items to be purchased. A holder may be connected to the mobile shopping aid to travel therewith.
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.


12/24/15
20150371212 

Integrated transaction and account system


A method of transferring electronic funds from a user may include displaying a user code and entering user code on the user's mobile computing device or on a payer's terminal. The payer's terminal is identified and the payee may be determined.
Just Push Pay, Llc


12/24/15
20150371157 

Trip planning and implementation


A system and method are provided which obtain a travel itinerary for a user, the itinerary identifying a trip, including a scheduled flight to a destination. A scheduled flight is monitored to detect when the scheduled flight arrives at the destination.
Uber Technologies, Inc.




Mobile Computing topics: Mobile Computing, Mobile Computing Device, Computing Device, Augmented Reality, Smartphone, Tablet Computer, User Interface, Asset Management, Communications, Telematics, User Profile, Computer System, Transactions, Credit Card, Authentication

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