|| List of recent Mobile Computing-related patents
| Method and active defense and emergency response|
A deterrent device is disclosed. At the deterrent device, a first wireless communications link is established with a mobile computing device.
Pangaea Services, Inc.
| Selection and display of adaptive rate streams in video security system|
Selection and display of adaptive rate video streams in a video security system in which user devices such as mobile computing devices mix and display multiple streams concurrently from security cameras on the user devices. A client application running on the user devices determines available buffer resources on the user devices, and enables selection of one or more video streams from a grid displayed on a display of the user devices.
Sensormatic Electronics, Llc
| Receptacle for an image capture computing device and a stabilization device|
An apparatus comprises a receptacle configured to receive a mobile computing device that has an integrated image capture component. Further, the apparatus comprises a first handle having a first handle top portion that is operably connected to the receptacle and a first handle bottom portion that is operably connected to the receptacle.
| Mobile device user strong authentication for accessing protected network resources|
Systems and methods for strong user authentication for accessing protected applications by mobile computing devices. An example method may comprise: receiving, by a mobile computing device, a cryptographic nonce via a first communication interface; transmitting, via a second communication interface, an authentication request using the cryptographic nonce, to an authentication server via an http proxy server; receiving a resource access token from the authentication server; and transmitting a computing resource access request using the resource access token..
Red Hat, Inc.
| System and a wireless mobile device interface integrated with a restaurant point of sale system and with a cloud-accessible data center for querying a database of customer information|
A system and method for managing requests for integrating a handheld customer interface with a point of sale (pos) system are disclosed. In one aspect, an integrated customer interface module is configured to communicate with a wireless mobile computing device of a customer and a pos system associated with a restaurant chain.
| Credit card fraud prevention system and method|
A mobile computing device is adapted to transmit to a scoring server urls of websites browsed using the device. The scoring server can compare these urls against a merchant url obtained within a preselected time period from transaction data resulting from a transaction involving a payment product of the device user.
Deloitte Development Llc
| Auto-waking of a suspended os in a dockable system|
A mobile computing device with a mobile operating system and desktop operating system running concurrently and independently on a shared kernel without virtualization. The mobile operating system provides a user experience for the mobile computing device that suits the mobile environment.
| Architecture for providing dynamically sized image sequences|
Features are disclosed for proving a sequence of images scaled for substantially full screen presentation by browser applications executing on mobile computing devices. In some embodiments, a collection of story art images may be maintained.
| Multi-function tablet pen input device|
This invention relates to the field of remotely controlling the mobile computing device. It further relates to an apparatus and method of at least replicating in a portable pen-like device the ability to control a portable computing device to the same extent as the level of control attainable by a standard pc keyboard when attached to a standard pc; and relates to various embodiments of the apparatus and method..
| Vehicle mounting system for mobile computing devices|
A mounting system includes a cradle disposed in a headrest in a vehicle, and a primary adapter. The cradle is shaped and dimensioned to receive the primary adapter.
Voxx International Corporation
Dynamic calibration of an audio system
Technologies pertaining to calibration of filters of an audio system are described herein. A mobile computing device is configured to compute values for respective filters, such as equalizer filters, and transmit the values to a receiver device in the audio system.
Audio forwarding device and corresponding method
An audio forwarding device 120 comprising a media interface 122 configured to receive a media stream, the media stream comprising a video stream and an audio stream, the audio stream being synchronized with the video stream, a display interface 124 configured to transmit the video stream to a display 130 for display of the video stream, and a wireless data network interface 126 configured to stream the audio stream in the form of digital data to a mobile computing device 140 over a digital wireless data connection 162 for the mobile computing device to play the audio stream on a headphone interface.. .
Koninklijke Philips N.v.
Accessory identification for mobile computing devices
Embodiments disclosed herein provide for identification processes and/or procedures for accessories coupled with a mobile computing device. During identification an accessory can communicate lingo information that includes only those lingoes the accessory can use while coupled with the mobile computing device.
Testing fire alarm system
A system and method for testing fire detection and fire annunciation devices of a fire alarm system includes a central operations system, which provides a link between a control panel of the fire alarm system and a mobile computing device operated by a technician. During a walkthrough test, the on-site technician activates fire detection or fire annunciation devices of the fire alarm system and the activated devices signal the control panel and event data are generated.
Tyco Fire & Security Gmbh
A computer-implemented method and computing system includes receiving, at a server computing device, customer location information and at least one of a product scan or a product purchase amount. The method may further include storing at least one customer selected payment method at the server computing device and communicating at least one of the customer location information and the at least one product scan or product purchase amount to at least one third party server computing device.
Payment Power Technologies, Inc.
System and near field communication
Systems, methods, and devices are provided for a near-field communication (nfc) system for use with mobile computing device. In an embodiment, an rfid reader device is configured for operation with a smart phone using the audio (headphone) port, and which is entirely powered and controlled by the mobile computing device through the audio port.
Hallmark Cards, Incorporated
Prescribed recovery continuum care plan compliance apparatus and use
A compliance module configured to support the addiction recovery process. The compliance module includes a user interface downloadable to a mobile computing device that connects through the internet to computer workstations using a standard web browser.
Method, system and program product for interactive information services
A method, system and program product comprise compiling a user's query on a mobile computing device. The mobile computing device captures a user's question, records a user's media selection, and establishes a network connection.
System and identifying operational disruptions in mobile computing devices
A system and method for discovering fault conditions such as conflicts between applications and an operating system, driver, hardware, or a combination thereof, installed in mobile computing devices uses a mobile device running a diagnostic application. A list of applications that were launched or installed during a time period prior to an operational disruption is retrieved.
Future Dial, Inc.
User interface using graphical dials to represent user activity
A time management system includes a graphical user interface generated by an application on a mobile computing device. The graphical user interface is displayed on a touch-sensitive display of the mobile computing device and includes a substantially circular dial.
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.. .
Khn Solutions, Inc.
Information processing , and data processing using the same
The present invention relates to a mobile computing technique, and more specifically, to a first information processing device, a second information processing device, and a system and a method for processing data there-between. The first information processing device according to one embodiment of the present invention comprises: a display unit; and a control unit which controls the display unit to display a terminal call signal including color information to be displayed entirely on or on a portion of a display area of the display unit and is connected to a first network, wherein the second information processing device connected to a second network and comprising an optical sensor module for receiving the terminal call signal transmits a response signal through the second network in response to the terminal call signal recognized by contact with the display unit, and if the first information processing device mapped to the second information processing device, the first information processing device can perform a command on the basis of the response signal..
Hugeflow Co., Ltd.
Radio frequency (rf) attenuation functions for specific absorption rate (sar) compliance
Radio frequency (rf) attenuation function techniques are described for intelligently modifying the performance of radio devices to maintain specific absorption rate (sar) compliance with regulatory requirements while minimally perturbing antennas/radio operations. A mobile computing device is configured to implement attenuation functions that reflect relationships established between transmission power and back-off amounts for different operational contexts.
Systems and methods for maintaining responsiveness in the presence of large data chunks
Embodiments relate to methods, devices, and computer-implemented methods for determining if an email attachment to be transmitted by an application on the mobile computing device to another computing device on a first data channel exceeds a predetermined size threshold; determining if the email attachment is independent of other active email attachment requests on the first data channel; providing the email attachment over the first data channel if the size is determined not to exceed the predetermined size threshold; providing the email attachment over the first data channel if the email attachment is determined to be dependent of the other active email attachment, requests; and providing the email attachment over a second data channel different than the first data channel if the size is determined to be above the predetermined size threshold and is independent of the other active email attachment requests.. .
Mobile language translation of web content
Techniques are described for improving language translation of content (e.g., web content) on computing devices (e.g., mobile computing devices). For example, automatic translation can be performed when entering reading view in association with displayed web content by determining that the displayed web content is not in a language that is understood by the user (e.g., as indicated by language settings).
Virtual meterologist based on weather forecasting system and method
A weather forecasting system and method. The system includes a mobile computing device that may request, from a server, real-time weather data at an exact time for a location.
Travel survey systems and methods
Systems and methods for collecting travel data include a mobile application capable of being executed on a mobile computing device and configured to monitor and log travel data related to travel of the mobile computing device, and to communicate the travel data over a network. A networked data processing device may be coupled to receive the travel-related data from the network and analyze the travel-related data to identify a mode of travel of the mobile computing device.
Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
Driving direction based on weather forecasting system and method
Navigation based on a weather forecasting system and method. A weather-based system and method for navigating or routing from an initial destination to a final destination.
Secure cloud-based phonebook
A cloud-based system for securely maintaining phone numbers and contacts. A mobile application residing on a mobile computing device interfaces with a remotely positioned server to provide phonebook capabilities to a single user of the mobile application.
Providing control information to a multimedia server
A method may include receiving, at a mobile computing device comprising a processor, input identifying control information to be sent from the mobile computing device to a media server. The method may include determining, at the mobile computing device, whether the computing device is sending a media stream to the media server.
Wowza Media Systems, Llc
Configuration of security devices using spatially-encoded optical machine-readable indicia
A method and system for configuring security devices on a security network. A mobile computing device reads spatially-encoded optical machine-readable indicia, decodes the indicia, and extracts encoded configuration information for the security devices.
Sensormatic Electronics, Llc
Self-describing three-dimensional (3d) object recognition and control descriptors for augmented reality interfaces
Exemplary methods and systems are disclosed that provide for the detection and recognition of target devices, by a mobile computing device, within a pre-defined local environment. An exemplary method may involve (a) receiving, at a mobile computing device, a local-environment message corresponding to a pre-defined local environment that may comprise (i) physical-layout information of the pre-defined local environment or (ii) an indication of a target device located in the pre-defined local environment, (b) receiving image data that is indicative of a field-of-view associated with the mobile computing device, (c) based at least in part on the physical-layout information in the local-environment message, locating the target device in the field-of-view, and (d) causing the mobile computing device to display a virtual control interface for the target device in a location within the field-of-view that is associated with the location of the target device in the field-of-view..
Device, method, and system for augmented reality security
Devices and methods for authenticating a user of a mobile computing device to a content server include establishing a communication session between a target computing device and the content server that is identified by a session id. The target computing device generates a pairing token using the session id, which pairing token may be a two-dimensional bar code such as a quick response (“qr”) code, and presents the pairing token to the mobile computing device.
Method and buffering sensor input in a low power system state
A solution is proposed for processing input in a lower power user interface of touch-sensitive display panels. According to an embodiment, a mobile computing device is placed in the low power mode.
Motion control assembly with battery pack
A motion control assembly includes a motion control device electrically connected to a battery pack and to a mobile computing device for at least data transmission therebetween. The motion control device can generate inputs, such as inputs corresponding to an attribute of a sensed object, for transmission to the mobile computing device.
Leap Motion, Inc.
Stress-tolerant interconnections for connectivity in wearable electronics platforms
Embodiments relate generally to wearable electrical and electronic hardware, computer software, wired and wireless network communications, and to wearable/mobile computing devices configured to facilitate communication among electronic devices, including mobile phones and media devices that present audio and/or video content. More specifically, disclosed are wearable systems, platforms and methods for providing stress-tolerant interconnections to enhance signal connectivity reliability in a wearable device.
Interactive positioning of perceived audio sources in a transformed reproduced sound field including modified reproductions of multiple sound fields
Embodiments relate generally to electrical and electronic hardware, computer software, wired and wireless network communications, and media devices or wearable/mobile computing devices configured to facilitate control of modifications of perceived directions from which sound in spatial audio originates. More specifically, disclosed are systems, devices and methods to facilitate control of the positioning of perceived audio sources, such as one or more speaking persons or listeners, to modify perceived directions or positions from which audio perceptibly originates in a transformed reproduced sound field.
Transformation of multiple sound fields to generate a transformed reproduced sound field including modified reproductions of the multiple sound fields
Embodiments relate generally to electronic hardware, computer software, wired and wireless network communications, and media devices or wearable/mobile computing devices configured to facilitate production and/or reproduction of spatial audio and/or sound fields with one or more audio spaces. More specifically, disclosed are systems, devices and methods to transform multiple sound fields that include audio to form a transformed reproduced sound field, for example, for a recipient of audio in a region.
Mobile device speaker control
Embodiments relate generally to electrical and electronic hardware, audio equipment, wired and wireless network communications, data processing, and computing devices, including mobile and wearable computing devices. More specifically, devices, techniques, and computer-readable media for mobile device speaker control are described.
Mobile platform functionalities employing proximal variants and advanced personalization methods to control dynamic icon display on a mobile computing device display screen
A method for displaying information on a mobile computing device display screen includes communicating a mobile computing device unique identifier to a remote computing system. The remote computing system detects at least proximity of the mobile device to a first geographical location and determines a most relevant content according to the unique identifier and detected proximity.
Techniques for populating a content stream on a mobile device
Techniques for populating a content stream of a mobile application are described. Consistent with some embodiments, the delays associated with waiting for a server to respond to a user's manual request for content items are eliminated by using various sensors of a mobile computing device to predict when a user is likely to view a personalized content stream.
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.
Techniques for populating a content stream on a mobile device
Techniques for populating a content stream of a mobile application are described. A content request for content to be presented in a personalized activity or content stream of a member of a social networking service is communicated from a mobile computing device to a content server.
Mobile computing device charging and networking system and method
Systems and methods for charging and/or networking mobile computing devices. A cart for storing, charging, and/or networking mobile computing devices.