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 Location-based order recommendations patent thumbnailnew patent Location-based order recommendations
In one implementation, a computer-implemented method includes receiving location information that identifies, at least, a current location of a mobile computing device that is associated with a user; accessing order history information for the user; identifying candidate providers based on the current location of the mobile computing device; determining one or more confidence values that indicate extents to which the user is likely to be interested in ordering one or more of food items from one or more of the candidate providers; selecting a food suggestion to be fulfilled by a particular candidate provider and provided to the user based, at least in part, on the one or more confidence values; and providing, to the mobile computing device, a notification of the food suggestion that suggests the user place an order with the particular candidate provider.. .
Accenture Global Services Limited


 Mobile application volatility management for situational applications patent thumbnailnew patent Mobile application volatility management for situational applications
A method for managing situational mobile applications of high volatility in a mobile computing device includes first defining a policy specifying under which context a mobile application is to remain installed in a mobile computing device. Thereafter, the policy is loaded into memory of the device and a geolocation is determined for the device.
International Business Machines Corporation


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

 Intelligent delivery queuing patent thumbnailnew patent Intelligent delivery queuing
In one implementation, a computer-implemented method includes receiving, from a mobile computing device, a food order that specifies one or more items to be fulfilled by a particular provider; determining a current location of the mobile computing device; identifying a location of the particular provider; determining an estimated time of arrival for the user; identifying one or more fulfillment time periods for the food order; determining, based, at least in part, on (i) the estimated time of arrival and (ii) the one or more fulfillment time periods, one or more future times at which the particular provider is to begin preparing the one or more items; generating food order instructions for the particular provider based, at least in part, on (i) the food order and (ii) the one or more future times; and providing the food order instructions to a provider computer system.. .
Accenture Global Services Limited


 Provisioning a mobile device with a code generation key to enable generation of one-time passcodes patent thumbnailnew patent Provisioning a mobile device with a code generation key to enable generation of one-time passcodes
Methods, systems, and computer-readable media for provisioning a mobile device with a code generation key to enable generation of one-time passcodes are presented. In some embodiments, a computer system may receive, from a mobile computing device associated with a customer of a financial institution, a request to register a passcode generator on the mobile computing device.
Bank Of America Corporation


 Courier management patent thumbnailnew patent Courier management
Disclosed are various embodiments for courier management. For example, in one embodiment, a courier application is executed on a mobile computing device to retrieve a list of stops associated with a courier from a computing device over a network.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.


 System and  inventory management patent thumbnailnew patent System and inventory management
Disclosed is a system and method for inventory management of a retail store. The system includes a means to communicate with mobile computing devices of customers.
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.


 System and  inventory management patent thumbnailnew patent System and inventory management
Disclosed is a system and method for using photos of the interior of a retail store to update an inventory database. The inventory management system receives a data capture from a mobile computing device carried by a customer of a retail store.
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.


 Enforcing persistency for battery-backed mobile devices patent thumbnailnew patent Enforcing persistency for battery-backed mobile devices
In one implementation, a computer-implemented method can include receiving, at a driver running on a mobile computing device with a local power source, a command from an application for an allocation of volatile memory; allocating, by the driver, memory from a pool of volatile memory for the application; storing data in the allocated memory; detecting, by the driver, that a particular situation currently exists on the mobile computing device that will cause the data to be lost; and performing, by the driver, an operation with regard to the memory and the data that will cause the data to be preserved following a conclusion of the particular situation.. .
Nutech Ventures


 Techniques for simulated physical interaction between users via their mobile computing devices patent thumbnailnew patent Techniques for simulated physical interaction between users via their mobile computing devices
Computer-implemented techniques include receiving, at a first mobile computing device having one or more processors, a first input signal from a first set of pressure sensors associated with the first mobile computing device, the first input signal having been generated by the first set of pressure sensors in response to a first force applied by a first user. The techniques also include transmitting, from the first mobile computing device to a second mobile computing device, the first input signal, wherein receipt of the first input signal causes the second mobile computing device to generate and output a first output signal based on the first input signal, and wherein the output of the first output signal causes a first set of haptic actuators associated with the second mobile computing device to generate a second force to be felt by a second user..
Google Inc.


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Methods and apparatuses for transdermal electrical stimulation

Methods and apparatuses for transdermal electrical stimulation. Described herein are single-use or limited-use tes apparatuses and methods of using them that include an integrated (e.g., flex-circuit) electrode assembly and controller apparatus including a waveform generator and power supply.

Mobile application acceleration via fine-grain offloading to cloud computing infrastructures

Apparatuses, methods and storage media associated with offloading aspects of processing of mobile devices are disclosed. In embodiments, a mobile computing device may comprise one or more processors; memory coupled with the one or more processors; and a shim layer to compressively replicate memory blocks of the memory to a cloud server, compressively offload invocations of object methods of objects resident in a memory block of the memory to the cloud server, and to receive execution results of the invoked object methods.
Intel Corporation

Method for communicating data between an nfc-enabled device on a vehicle and a driver identification device

A method for communicating data between a vehicle and a mobile computing device includes locating at least one nfc-enabled device on the vehicle. Vehicle user data is wirelessly transferred between the nfc-enabled device and the mobile computing device.
Itire, Llc

Wireless mobile payment device

Disclosed are a server, devices and uses therefor for implementing wireless mobile payment. One embodiment of a server includes a processor and a storage medium.
Alibaba Group Holding Limited

Single-handed approach for navigation of application tiles using panning and zooming

Unique interactive systems and methods that facilitate single-handed navigation and interaction with applications within a display space on any type of mobile computing device are provided. Embodiments include or employ scalable application tiles corresponding to applications, whereby the application tiles can provide or indicate the current state of the corresponding application.
Apple Inc.

Wireless control mobile hydraulic stages

A deployable mobile stage system including a remote mobile computing device which acts as a controller. The mobile computing device can be any basic personal computing device such as a smart phone, tablet computer, laptop, or proprietary control unit.
Progressive Products, Inc.

System and a portable eye examination camera

A system and method for a portable eye examination camera is described herein. The system and method may include: a light source disposed within said portable camera at a set distance away from an eye of a patient; a first lens within said portable camera for focusing the light from said light source onto a retina of the eye and providing a wide field retinal image; a second lens for receiving said retinal image and causing a magnification of said retinal image; and a digital camera within a mobile computing device for recording said retinal image.

Cooking apparatus and method

The present invention relates to a cooking apparatus and method for cooking a food item using a cooking apparatus, the method characterised by the steps of: using transmission means of a remote computing device to send cooking control data to receiving means of the cooking apparatus when the transmission means is positioned near or adjacent to the receiving means, and operating a processor means of the cooking apparatus to process the cooking control data when received to perform a cooking process to cook a food item placed in a cooking cavity of the cooking apparatus. The present invention provides an oven that receives cooking control data or information from a remote mobile computing device, such as a smart phone or other portable hand-held, device.

Systems and methods for calibrating emitted light to satisfy criterion for reflected light

Disclosed is a computing device that may obtain data indicative of light reflected from a surface and sensed by a light sensor of a mobile computing device. In various embodiments, the reflected light may be created from light emitted by a lighting unit, and the computing device may determine that, based on the data representing one or more properties of the reflected light, a property of the reflected light fails to satisfy a lighting property criterion.
Philips Lighting Holding B.v.

Light source module with adjustable diffusion

A light source module includes an array of illumination elements and a light diffusing material. The light source module is configured to receive a control signal for adjusting diffusion of light emitted from the light source module and in response adjust the amount of diffusion of light emitted from the light source module.
Apple Inc.

Range of focus in an augmented reality application

A computer-implemented augmented reality method includes receiving one or more indications, entered on a mobile computing device by a user of the mobile computing device, of a distance range for determining items to display with an augmented reality application, the distance range representing geographic distance from a base point where the mobile computing device is located. The method also includes selecting, from items in a computer database, one or more items that are located within the distance range from the mobile computing device entered by the user, and providing data for representing labels for the selected one or more items on a visual display of the mobile computing device, the labels corresponding to the selected items, and the items corresponding to geographical features that are within the distance range as measure from the mobile computing device..
Google Inc.

Predictively presenting search capabilities

Example techniques and systems may obtain one or more search types associated with a geographic location of a computing device. In one example, a technique may include determining, by a mobile computing device, a geographic location of the mobile computing device and obtaining one or more search types associated with the geographic location.
Google Inc.

Soft head mounted display goggles for use with mobile computing devices

A head mounted display system for use with a mobile computing device, comprises a single-piece main body made entirely of a homogeneous unitary soft and compressible material, the soft main body configured to be worn on a human head and including a retention pocket configured to accept and secure a mobile computing device to the main body, and a lens assembly within the main body comprising at least one lens configured to focus vision of a wearer on a respective area of a display screen of the mobile computing device, such that an image may be viewed through the lens on the display screen.. .
Merge Labs, Inc.

An integrated circuit adapted for mobile communication and related mobile computing device

An integrated circuit (400) adapted for mobile communication is disclosed. The circuit comprises a first device layer formed of a first semiconductor material and having at least a first circuit portion (402); and a second device layer formed of a second semiconductor material different to the first semiconductor material and having at least a second circuit portion (404), wherein the first and second device layers are integrally formed, and the first circuit portion is electrically coupled to the second circuit portion to enable the mobile communication using first and second wireless communication protocols.
Nanyang Technological University

Virtual machine access control

A system is provided and includes a broadcasting device configured to emit a beacon signal over a predefined range and a mobile computing device. The mobile computing device is configured to run a host operating system at any location.
International Business Machines Corporation

System and mapping product locations

Disclosed is a system and method for mapping a retail store. The system collects time stamps and data captures such as barcode scans from a plurality of mobile computing devices, as the mobile computing devices are carried by employees or customers between a plurality of locations in a retail store.
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

Virtual machine access control

A system is provided and includes a broadcasting device configured to emit a beacon signal over a predefined range and a mobile computing device. The mobile computing device is configured to run a host operating system at any location.
International Business Machines Corporation



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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