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12/11/14
20140366227
 Pesticides patent thumbnailPesticides
The present invention relates to the development of fusion proteins based on peptide toxins as pesticides. The invention also relates to transgenic plants encoding said peptides and their utility in pest management..
12/11/14
20140366224
 Process for modifying the architecture and improving the yield of crop plants patent thumbnailProcess for modifying the architecture and improving the yield of crop plants
This invention identifies the plant miniyo (iyo) gene and the atrtr1 gene for the initiation of cell differentiation in all plant meristems and in embryogenesis. This invention relates methods for generating transgenic plants in which expression of the iyo and/or atrtr1 genes or their orthologous genes is modified to advancing or delaying the onset of differentiation in one or more meristems of the plant..
12/11/14
20140366223
 Methods for generating transgenic plants patent thumbnailMethods for generating transgenic plants
This invention provides a method for generating transgenic plants with a low copy number. Plant cells are transformed with polynucleotides containing transcriptional cassettes designed to trigger silencing of a gene which is essential for the plant cell to survive the transformation and regeneration process.
12/11/14
20140366219
 Increasing soybean defense against pests patent thumbnailIncreasing soybean defense against pests
Disclosed are pest resistance genes isolated from soybean. In several embodiments, a pest resistance gene isolated from soybean includes a nucleic acid sequence at least 80% identical to seq id no: 1 or seq id no: 2 or a degenerate variant thereof, or a fragment thereof.
12/11/14
20140366218
 Soybean bb13 promoter and its use in embryo-specific expression of transgenic genes in plants patent thumbnailSoybean bb13 promoter and its use in embryo-specific expression of transgenic genes in plants
The invention relates to gene expression regulatory sequences from soybean, specifically to the promoter of a soybean bowman-birk type proteinase isoinhibitor gene (bbi3) and fragments thereof and their use in promoting the expression of one or more heterologous nucleotide sequences in an embryo-specific manner in plants. The invention further discloses compositions, polynucleotide constructs, transformed host cells, transgenic plants and seeds containing the recombinant construct with the promoter, and methods for preparing and using the same..
12/11/14
20140366213
 Modifying flowering time in maize patent thumbnailModifying flowering time in maize
The present invention provides compositions and methods for modulating the reproductive transition in plants, such as grasses (e.g., maize). In particular, the invention provides methods for enhancing agronomic properties in plants by modulating expression of grmzm2g171650 (zmm22) or homologs thereof.
12/11/14
20140366164
 Remotely actuated display system and related methods patent thumbnailRemotely actuated display system and related methods
A remotely articulated display system for displaying an electronic device has a locking mechanism that is controlled by software installed on the electronic device. The software installed on the electronic device requires a user to supply an authorization input to lock and unlock the electronic device from the display system.
12/11/14
20140366158
 Using biometric verification to grant access to redacted content patent thumbnailUsing biometric verification to grant access to redacted content
Some embodiments provide an electronic device with a novel content redaction engine. The content redaction engine of some embodiments determines whether to redact content for output based on whether a user is biometrically verified.
12/11/14
20140366152
 Secure data transmission patent thumbnailSecure data transmission
To securely transmit data from a communication terminal (tc) to an application server (sa) over a telecommunications network (rt), the communication terminal (tc) being connected to the application server (sa) via an unsecure access network (rans) and being able to communicate with the application server (sa) via at least one secure access network (ras), the communication terminal (tc) switches the connection with the application server (sa) from the unsecure access network (rans) to a secure access network (ras), when personal data (donp) is likely to be entered or is entered by the user, transmits the personal data (donp) to the application server (sa) via the secure access network (ras), and switches the connection with the application server (sa) from the secure access network (ras) to an unsecure access network (rans).. .
12/11/14
20140366144
 Multi-dimensional reputation scoring patent thumbnailMulti-dimensional reputation scoring
Methods and systems for assigning reputation to communications entities include collecting communications data from distributed agents, aggregating the communications data, analyzing the communications data and identifying relationships between communications entities based upon the communications data.. .
12/11/14
20140366138
Method, device and storage medium for processing virus
The present disclosure relates to a method, a device and a storage medium for processing virus which can automatically distinguish which of processing mode is best for the current status of the electronic apparatus. The method includes: detecting a virus scan operation; in response to the virus scan operation, determining whether conditions (i) and (ii) are true, wherein the condition (i) is true when a time interval between a last time of processing virus using a first virus processing mode and the current time is larger than a preset interval, the condition (ii) is true when at least one of risk situations exist during a time period between the last time of processing virus using the first virus processing mode and the current time; if one of conditions (i) and (ii) being true, calling the first virus processing mode to scan files in the electronic apparatus..
12/11/14
20140366130
Electronic device
An electronic device includes an inertial force sensor, a memory unit, and a control unit connected to the inertial force sensor and the memory unit. The control unit includes a characteristic-waveform processor and an authenticator.
12/11/14
20140366128
Adaptive authentication systems and methods
An embodiment includes a method executed by at least one processor comprising: determining a first environmental factor for a mobile communications device; determining a first security authentication level based on the determined first environmental factor; and allowing access to a first module of the mobile communications device based on the first security authentication level. Other embodiments are described herein..
12/11/14
20140366126
Breath actuation of electronic and non-electronic devices for preventing unauthorized access
A mobile device is presented including an input module for receiving a plurality of breath samples from a user and a breath analysis module for performing a chemical analysis of the plurality of breath samples, the chemical analysis involving identification and selection of a plurality of uncommon molecules and uncommon organic compounds for deriving distinguishing breath characteristics and using such breath information to create an initial chemical breath profile associated with the user. The mobile device further includes a breath authorization module for allowing or preventing access to the mobile device in response to a comparison result derived from comparing at least one subsequently created chemical breath profile with the initial chemical breath profile..
12/11/14
20140366119
Regional firewall clustering in a networked computing environment
An approach for regional firewall clustering for optimal state-sharing of different sites in a virtualized/networked (e.g., cloud) computing environment is provided. In a typical embodiment, each firewall in a given region is informed of its peer firewalls via a registration process with a centralized server.
12/11/14
20140366114
Login method and device, terminal and network server
A login method and device, and a terminal and a network server are disclosed, which relate to communications technologies. In the method, acquire an account waiting for login and a first password, and judge whether the first password is the same as a local password bound with the pre-stored account.
12/11/14
20140366107
Methods and systems for enhancing the accuracy performance of authentication systems
A method for enhancing the accuracy performance of authentication systems includes determining an authentication data requirement for a desired transaction and at least one new verification phrase. The method also includes capturing authentication data from a user with a communications device in accordance with the authentication data requirement, and capturing biometric data of the at least one new verification phrase from the user with the communications device.
12/11/14
20140366099
Method of access by a telecommunications terminal to a database hosted by a service platform that is accessible via a telecommunications network
A method enabling a telecommunications terminal to access a database hosted by a service platform that can be accessed via a telecommunications network. The method includes: transmitting, to a second terminal associated with a mobile identifier of a second telecommunications network, information representing a request for the first terminal to access the database; in the second terminal, sending a response to the access request to an authentication server of the platform; in the authentication server, when a response to the access request is received, verifying the mobile identifier of the second network, and optionally validating the access of the first terminal to the database depending on the outcome of the verification..
12/11/14
20140366086
Determining security factors associated with an operating environment
Embodiments of the present invention disclose a method, computer program product, and system for determining security factors associated with an operating environment for a computer through a wireless network. The computer identifies one or more local computers operating within range of wireless communications to the computer through a wireless network.
12/11/14
20140366070
Method and apparatus for assigning video bitrate in mobile communication system
An embodiment provides a method for supporting video transmission and reception in a bitrate selection server of a mobile communication system. The method includes receiving a metadata request of a video from a terminal.
12/11/14
20140366058
Method and apparatus for creating dynamic webpages in a media communication system
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, an internet protocol television system having a controller to create a template defining a format of presentation of an webpage or html page using an itv or iptv application system, receive a request for the page from a subscriber of the itv or iptv system. The system can access application system subscriber data for the subscriber and a presentation of the page is dynamically adapted according to the application system subscriber data.
12/11/14
20140366057
Overlay rendering of user interface onto source video
A method of combining an interactive user interface for generating a blended output that includes the interactive user interface and one or more supplemental images. At a client device remote from a server, a video stream that contains an interactive user interface is received from the server using a first data communications channel configured to communicate video content, and a command that relates to an interactive user interface is transmitted to the server.
12/11/14
20140366055
Terminal, a set information inputting method of an electronic apparatus, a computer readable information storage medium, and an electronic apparatus
According to one embodiment, an analyzer analyzes a two-dimensional code including device information and an address of a predetermined server. A communicator establishes communications with the predetermined server and sends the device information to the server.
12/11/14
20140366054
Electronic apparatus and control method thereof
According to one embodiment, an electronic device including, a card processor, a first application processor, a second application processor, a display processor, an image output controller and a controller. The card processor to transfer data to a card device includes a signal processor.
12/11/14
20140366046
Method for the distribution of audio-visual information and a system for the distribution of audio-visual information
A jukebox system, including a server that stores a master library of audiovisual selections; a plurality of jukeboxes, each of which is operable to store audiovisual selections received from the server and to play the audiovisual selections at the request of a user; a communication system through which the server and the jukeboxes communicate; wherein the server is operable to define authorized uses for the audiovisual selections received from the server; and further wherein the authorized uses correspond to various rights that third parties have in the audiovisual selections, the rights requiring by law or regulation payment of respective royalties; and further wherein the server maintains information on the authorized uses made by each of the jukeboxes and determines the amount of royalties due.. .
12/11/14
20140366043
Method for invoking program and electronic device thereof
A method, an apparatus and a terminal device for invoking a program are provided. The method includes detecting at least one of a generated event and a received event, determining a corresponding program for the detected unhandled event, and if the window of the program corresponding to the unhandled event has floating display attributes, then driving the corresponding program to start running, and displaying the floating window of the corresponding program on a display screen..
12/11/14
20140366017
Techniques for virtualization as interprocess communication, synchronization and code obfuscation
Techniques are presented for obfuscating programs of virtual machines. On a virtual machine hosted by a physical device, a program is run that is configured to execute one or more operations.
12/11/14
20140365972
Method for selecting multiple objects and electronic device
A method for selecting multiple objects and an electronic device are provided, and the method for selecting multiple objects is applicable to the electronic device. The electronic device includes a touch screen and a processor, and the processor executes an operating system (os).
12/11/14
20140365970
Method for executing program and electronic device thereof
A method in an electronic device, includes receiving an instruction including an implicit call, identifying at least one program corresponding to the instruction of the implicit call, when a number of the identified program is more than one, providing a first program of the identified program corresponding to the implicit call, and displaying a second program of the identified program corresponding to the implicit call during running of the first program. An electronic device includes a processor configure to create an object representing an implicit call, provide a plurality of programs to created object, determine a first program among the plurality of programs, and execute the first program when the object is selected, and provide at least one second program among the programs during executing the first program..
12/11/14
20140365969
Method and apparatus for providing a user interface of electronic device
The method includes: receiving a content list display request; and outputting a content list screen on which icons corresponding to a plurality of pieces of content are arranged and displayed in a planar spiral structure.. .
12/11/14
20140365958
Object editing method and electronic device thereof
A method and apparatus for editing an object of an electronic device are provided. The object editing method of the electronic device includes determining whether an area for editing an object overlaps the another area for editing the object, and if the area for editing the object overlaps the another area for editing the object, enlarging the area for editing the object..
12/11/14
20140365956
Device, method, and graphical user interface for navigating between user interfaces
An electronic device with a display displays a first user interface; detects a first input that includes a first movement. In response to detecting the first input, the device slides the first user interface off in a first direction in accordance with the first movement, where a magnitude of the sliding of the first user interface is determined based on a magnitude of the first movement and a first movement proportionality factor; and concurrently slides the second user interface on in the first direction over the first user interface in accordance with the first movement while sliding the first user interface off the display.
12/11/14
20140365954
Electronic device, graph display method and storage medium
An electronic device includes a display device and a processor. The display device includes a touch panel.
12/11/14
20140365953
Device, method, and graphical user interface for displaying application status information
An electronic device with a display concurrently displays a device status region, and an application user interface that includes a content region and an application input field. While concurrently displaying the device status region and the application user interface, the device receives first input in the application input field.
12/11/14
20140365947
Electronic apparatus, graph display method and computer readable medium
An electronic apparatus includes: a display device; and a processor configured to: display a graph corresponding to a function formula on the display device, wherein a coefficient of a term included in the function formula comprises a variable; determine a numeric value range of numeric values which are to be inputted to the variable, based on a degree of the term and a display state of the graph; generate an operation receiver for allowing a user to variably specify a numeric value within the determined numeric value range; display the operation receiver on the display device. When a numeric value is specified within the numeric value range through the operation receiver, the processor displays a graph corresponding to a function formula in which the specified numeric value is inputted to the variable on the display device..
12/11/14
20140365946
Systems and methods for operating and managing enterprise systems on a mobile electronic device
The present disclosure provides methods and apparatuses operable to manage an enterprise system via a mobile electronic device. The mobile electronic device includes a touch screen display, a transmitter configured for bi-directional wireless communication, and a processor configured to provide a user interface to the mobile electronic device, wherein the mobile electronic device connects, via the transmitter, to at least one computer system remote from the mobile electronic device, the processor further configured to cause display of a soft-overlay keyboard on the touch screen display, wherein the soft-overlay keyboard is superimposed on content displayed on the touch screen display.
12/11/14
20140365944
Location-based application recommendations
A method to share map information between an electronic device and other nearby devices using peer-to-peer communication is provided. The method receives identification of different map items such as a route, points of interest, search results, a current map view and sends to a selected nearby device.
12/11/14
20140365929
Handhold electronic device and method for list item editing based on a touch screen
Disclosed are handheld electronic device and a touchscreen-based list item editing method. The method comprises: transmitting a list editing interface comprising at least one list item to a display screen for display; detecting the touch event inputted on the touchscreen area corresponding to the list item; performing a list editing operation on the list item according to the touch event so as to generate a list item editing result, updating the list editing surface according to the list item editing result; transmitting the updated list editing interface to the display screen for display.
12/11/14
20140365922
Electronic apparatus and method for providing services thereof
An electronic apparatus and a method for providing a service thereof are provided. The method for providing the service of the electronic apparatus includes: executing an interactive application which integrates a plurality of services and provides the plurality of services, in response to selection of at least one of the plurality of services, performing a first displaying operation to display a chatting screen for chatting with the at least one selected service, and in response to input of a user message through the chatting screen, analyzing the user message according to the at least one selected service and performing a function of the at least one selected service corresponding to the user message..
12/11/14
20140365917
Unified access and management of events across multiple applications and associated contacts thereof
Systems and methods for a unified user interface to facilitate communication with a user via multiple applications via a mobile device are provided. The method includes depicting a representation of multiple contacts accessible at the device.
12/11/14
20140365909
Selective rotation of a user interface
This is directed to rotating an entire user interface of a portable electronic device. In particular, this is directed to defining a ui orientation mode in which a user can direct the device to rotate a ui.
12/11/14
20140365908
Home screen user interface for electronic device display
A user interface overlay is presented over a native graphical user interface (gui) of a device. By way of example, the overlay can include a graphical presentation layer (gpl) that can selectively mask and/or expose functionality of the native gui of the device.
12/11/14
20140365895
Device and method for generating user interfaces from a template
An electronic device is configured to receive a first request to display a user interface of a first third-party application on a respective display that is in communication with the device. The device is further configured to, in response to receiving the request, obtain a first user-interface template configured to be used by a plurality of third-party applications, and request, from the first application, one or more values for populating the first template.
12/11/14
20140365888
User-controlled disassociation and reassociation of audio and visual content in a multimedia presentation
Presentation systems and methods are provided for the presentation of visual and audible content on an electronic device with a display screen. An array of images is displayed, moving sequentially through the array absent user interaction.
12/11/14
20140365885
Device, method, and graphical user interface for enabling conversation persistence across two or more instances of a digital assistant
An electronic device with one or more processors and memory includes a procedure for enabling conversation persistence across two or more instances of a digital assistant. In some embodiments, the device displays a first dialogue in a first instance of a digital assistant user interface.
12/11/14
20140365882
Device, method, and graphical user interface for transitioning between user interfaces
An electronic device with a display displays first text, having a first set of display property values, at a first location in a first user interface. The device detects an input corresponding to a request to transition from the first user interface to a second user interface, where the first text is displayed at a second location and has a second set of display property values.
12/11/14
20140365881
Dynamically adjusting font metrics
A system, method and computer-readable medium are disclosed for dynamically adjusting font metrics. In some implementations, type styles are specified for text by an application running on an electronic device.
12/11/14
20140365875
Resource provisioning for electronic books
A method for provisioning it resources includes receiving a signal from an e-book reading device indicating that a user of the e-book reading device is approaching a practical procedure section within an e-book being read by the user on the e-book reading device. The practical procedure section includes an exercise to be performed by the user pertaining to the subject matter of the e-book.
12/11/14
20140365844
Cyclic redundancy check (crc) and forward error correction (fec) for ranging within communication systems
A communication device (device) includes a processor configured to generate an initial ranging ldpc coded signal based on a first ldpc code and then transmits the initial ranging ldpc coded signal to another device (e.g., via a communication interface) for use by the other device for coarse power and timing adjustment. Then, the processor processes a received transmit opportunity signal to identify a transmit opportunity time period.
12/11/14
20140365826
Automatic testing method and system for electronic devices
An automatically testing system includes a control device and a testing instrument. The control device initializes a first input/output (i/o) interface, and the testing instrument initializes a second i/o interface and a third i/o interface.
12/11/14
20140365809
Semiconductor circuit apparatus and electronic apparatus
A semiconductor circuit apparatus includes a controller configured to output a control signal, an outputting part configured to output the control signal outside of the semiconductor circuit apparatus, a condition holding part configured to hold a generating condition and an output condition of a trigger signal, a trigger signal generator configured to generate the trigger signal, if the control signal satisfies the generating condition, a delay controller configured to give a delay to the trigger signal based on the output condition, and a selector configured to be disposed between the controller and the outputting part and to selectively output the trigger signal delayed at the delay controller to the outputting part instead of the control signal output from the controller based on the output condition.. .
12/11/14
20140365807
Power supply apparatus, power supply method, and recording medium
A power supply apparatus includes a wireless power supply unit that wirelessly supplies power to an electronic device, a wireless communication unit that wirelessly communicates with the electronic device, a detection unit that detects a change of a position of the electronic device, and a control unit that controls, based on a result detected by the detection unit, a frequency of a communication between the wireless communication unit and the electronic device.. .
12/11/14
20140365806
Peripheral apparatus and control method thereof
A peripheral apparatus and a control method thereof are provided. The peripheral apparatus is suitable for coupling an electronic device to provide a peripheral function to the electronic device for use, where the peripheral apparatus draws power supplies from the electronic device.
12/11/14
20140365800
Electronic apparatus, power management system, and non-transitory computer readable medium storing program
Provided is an electronic apparatus including a changing unit that changes control modes of the electronic apparatus including a first mode and a second mode, a first notification unit that notifies a management unit of circumstances of the electronic apparatus at a notification timing which is determined by the electronic apparatus or an external device when the control mode is the first mode, a recording unit that estimates the circumstances at a predicted notification timing and records the circumstances in a storage medium in advance before the changing unit changes the control mode to the second mode, and a second notification unit that notifies the management unit of the circumstances recorded by the recording unit at the notification timing when the control mode is the second mode.. .
12/11/14
20140365789
Electronic device and method of providing battery information by electronic device
An electronic device, a method of providing battery information of an electronic device, and a storage medium for storing the method are provided. The electronic device includes a storage unit that stores an application use history; and a controller that partitions an entire battery capacity into at least one or more logical batteries, and allocates at least one or more applications to each of the at least one or more logical batteries according to the application use history..
12/11/14
20140365786
Communication device, communication method, computer program product, and communication system
According to an embodiment, a communication device includes an acquirer and a determiner. The acquirer is configured to acquire a first history value for each of one or more applications that use an encryption key.
12/11/14
20140365777
Systems and methods for securing network communications
Secure communications may be established amongst network entities for performing authentication and/or verification of the network entities. For example, a user equipment (ue) may establish a secure channel with an identity provider, capable of issuing user identities for authentication of the user/ue.
12/11/14
20140365776
Electronic authentication systems
A transaction device for establishing a shared secret with a point of interaction (poi) over a communications network to enable encrypted communications between the transaction device and the point of interaction, the device comprising: an input arranged to receive communications from the point of interaction; a processor arranged to generate a first communication according to a diffie-hellman protocol; an output arranged to send the first communication to the point of interaction; wherein the processor is arranged to apply a randomly generated blinding factor, r, when generating the first communication and wherein, in response to receiving a second communication from the point of interaction at the input, the second communication having been generated according to the diffie-hellman protocol, the processor is arranged to apply the randomly generated blinding factor and generate a shared secret according to the diffie-hellman protocol in dependence on data contained within the second communication.. .
12/11/14
20140365775
System and method for mitigation of denial of service attacks in networked computing systems
In a method of network communication that mitigates denial of service attacks, a server broadcasts cryptographic puzzles with certain time intervals, where each puzzle is only valid for the given time interval. A client receives the puzzle, generates a solution for the puzzle, and sends a network request to the server along with the solution of the puzzle.
12/11/14
20140365774
Communication device, communication method, and communication system
According to an embodiment, a communication device includes a storage unit and a determiner. The storage unit is configured to store therein a degree of priority and a first requested volume for each of one or more applications that use an encryption key.
12/11/14
20140365773
Systems and methods for controlling a locking mechanism using a portable electronic device
Systems and methods are provided for operating a remotely operable lock. In an example embodiment, a method comprises receiving credentials at a web service from a portable electronic device, authenticating the credentials, and based on a successful authentication, issuing a command for receipt by the lock from the web service or the portable electronic device..
12/11/14
20140365767
Scalable groups of authenticated entities
Example embodiments provide various techniques for securing communications within a group of entities. In one example method, a request from an entity to join the group is received and a signed, digital certificate associated with the entity is accessed.
12/11/14
20140365766
Method and system for signing and authenticating electronic documents via a signature authority which may act in concert with software controlled by the signer
A system and method for signing and authenticating electronic documents using public key cryptography applied by one or more server computer clusters operated in a trustworthy manner, which may act in cooperation with trusted components controlled and operated by the signer. The system employs a presentation authority for presenting an unsigned copy of an electronic document to a signing party and a signature authority for controlling a process for affixing an electronic signature to the unsigned document to create a signed electronic document.
12/11/14
20140365765
Method and system for signing and authenticating electronic documents via a signature authority which may act in concert with software controlled by the signer
A system and method for signing and authenticating electronic documents using public key cryptography applied by one or more server computer clusters operated in a trustworthy manner, which may act in cooperation with trusted components controlled and operated by the signer. The system employs a presentation authority for presenting an unsigned copy of an electronic document to a signing party and a signature authority for controlling a process for affixing an electronic signature to the unsigned document to create a signed electronic document.
12/11/14
20140365764
System and method for distributed security
A security architecture in which a security module is integrated in a client machine, wherein the client machine includes a local host that is untrusted. The security module performs encryption and decryption algorithms, authentication, and public key processing.
12/11/14
20140365762
Method and apparatus for securely synchronizing password systems
A centralized password repository (cpr) provides network users with a password portal through which the user can manage password access to domains and applications on the network. A subset of the domains and applications on the network may be required, by design, to maintain a separate password infrastructure.
12/11/14
20140365760
Communication equipment for secure communication
Communication equipment includes a communication device (112) and a user interface device (101), e.g. A remote speaker-microphone, interconnected via a short-range data link.
12/11/14
20140365733
Integrated circuit system having decoupled logical and physical interfaces
An integrated circuit system including a first integrated circuit chip including first logic, a second integrated circuit chip, and second logic distributed across the first and second integrated circuit chips. The second logic includes a first unit integrated in the first integrated circuit chip and a second unit integrated in the second integrated circuit chip.
12/11/14
20140365724
System and method for converting disk partition format
An electronic device includes a hard disk drive for data storage. One or more programs are executed to cause the electronic device to perform a disk partition format conversion procedure.
12/11/14
20140365720
Translation layer in a solid state storage device
Solid state storage devices and methods for flash translation layers are disclosed. In one such translation layer, a sector indication is translated to a memory location by a parallel unit look-up table is populated by memory device enumeration at initialization.
12/11/14
20140365697
Slave device, master device, communication system, and communication method
The master device enables data transmission and reception according to the data control after receiving the interrupt signal from the dual-role device. The dual-role device stops data transmission and reception according to the data control after receiving the interrupt signal..
12/11/14
20140365695
Electronic device with multifunctional universal serial bus port
An electronic device with a multifunctional universal serial bus (usb) port is provided. The electronic device includes a usb port, a processing unit, a power module, a master-slave response module, and a power control module.
12/11/14
20140365694
Communication between host and accessory devices using accessory protocols via wireless transport
An accessory can communicate wirelessly with a host device such as a portable electronic device. Existing accessory protocols developed for wired communication can be used without modification, and a wireless network connecting the two devices can provide a transport or channel connecting the two devices.
12/11/14
20140365693
Can and flexible data rate can node apparatus and methods for mixed bus can fd communications
Controller area network (can) communications apparatus and methods are presented for can flexible data rate (can fd) communications in a mixed can network with can fd nodes and one or more non-fd can nodes in which a can fd node wishing to transmit can fd frames sends a first predefined message requesting the non-fd can nodes to disable their transmitters before transmitting the can fd frames, and thereafter sends a second predefined message or a predefined signal to return the non-fd can nodes to normal operation.. .
12/11/14
20140365688
Electronic device and method for fabricating the same
An electronic device including a semiconductor memory is provided. The semiconductor memory includes an interlayer dielectric layer disposed over a substrate, and having a recess which exposes a portion of the substrate; a bottom contact partially filling the recess; and a resistance variable element including a bottom layer which fills at least a remaining space of the recess over the bottom contact, and a remaining layer which is disposed over the bottom layer and protrudes out of the interlayer dielectric layer..
12/11/14
20140365656
Identity and policy enforced inter-cloud and intra-cloud channel
Techniques for identity and policy enforced cloud communications are presented. Cloud channel managers monitor messages occurring within a cloud or between independent clouds.
12/11/14
20140365633
Networked integrated communications
The utility of this invention, comprises, a convenient and/or economical means for higher quality communication, time savings in transportation, and situational awareness and/or presence in communication.. .
12/11/14
20140365620
Adjusting a media stream in a video communication system
An example method includes receiving, by the computing device, a video stream from a first client device of a plurality of client devices, wherein the computing device is communicatively coupled to each client device of the plurality of client devices. The method further includes detecting, by the computing device, one or more conditions associated with the first client device and adjusting, by the computing device, the received video stream based at least in part on the detected one or more conditions.
12/11/14
20140365611
Method and system for using wi-fi display transport mechanisms to accomplish voice and data communications
Systems and methods of communicating voice communication signals and video content over a wifi ad hoc network and within the framework of miracast/wi-fi direct standards may include a first wireless-enabled mobile device configured to establish a miracast session with a second wireless-enabled mobile device, enter a miracast mirroring mode in which the first wireless-enabled mobile device establishes itself as a source device so that content output to the speaker and electronic display of the first wireless-enabled mobile device is also displayed on the speaker and electronic display of the second wireless-enabled mobile device, detect user input indicating that the push-to-send over miracast features should be activated, activate a microphone and/or camera to capture voice communications, images, and/or video content, and transmit the captured voice communications, images, and/or video content to the second wireless-enabled mobile device.. .
12/11/14
20140365595
Master device, communication system, and communication method
The communication method comprises transmitting a transfer command to transfer the data control, which enables execution of controlling data stored in one or more communication devices connected to at least one of the first and second master devices, from the first master device to the second master device through a first communication line, transmitting a response to the transfer command from the second master device to the first master device through the first communication line, and transmitting a confirmation notification for the response from the first master device to the second master device through the first communication line. The execution of controlling data in the first master device is stopped when the first master device has transmitted the confirmation notification, and the execution of controlling data in the second master device is enabled when the second master device has received the confirmation notification..
12/11/14
20140365588
Methods, systems, and computer program products for processing a data object identification request in a communication
Methods and systems are described for processing a data object identification request in a communication. In an aspect, a first communications agent in a first execution environment receives data object information identifying a data object matching criterion.
12/11/14
20140365587
Information processing system, information processing apparatus and information processing method
An information processing system includes one or more computers and executes a process flow that is configured by arbitrarily combining one or more process units. The information processing system includes: an acquisition part that acquires electronic mail having a predetermined destination mail address; an extraction part that extracts data contained in the electronic mail; and an output part that outputs the extracted data as a processing target of the process flow..
12/11/14
20140365584
Personalized low latency communication
Embodiments relate to personalized low latency communications. A method may include receiving a description of content of a message, receiving recipient data corresponding to at least two possible recipients within a population of possible recipients, and selecting a relevant subpopulation of the population.
12/11/14
20140365583
Managing a messaging state across multiple clients
Embodiments of the invention relate to managing a messaging state across multiple clients and devices which use respective communications systems. In one embodiment, a plurality of users are connected to multiple messaging communications systems.
12/11/14
20140365577
Determining user personality characteristics from social networking system communications and characteristics
A social networking system obtains linguistic data from a user's text communications on the social networking system. For example, occurrences of words in various types of communications by the user in the social networking system are determined.
12/11/14
20140365574
System and method for incident reporting and notification
A non-transitory is described being operably coupled to a processor and storing processor executable instructions which when executed by the processor cause the processor to receive first information indicative of a school incident report by a reporter. The first information of the school incident report indicating at least a type of incident which violates one or more school policies and a location of the incident.
12/11/14
20140365567
Multi-user peer-to-peer collaboration system and method
In accordance with the present disclosure, multi-user peer-to-peer collaboration systems and methods are described herein. An example method may include establishing peer-to-peer communications channels with end-user devices.
12/11/14
20140365564
Network communication using identifiers mappable to resource locators
A technique for providing information via a data network is disclosed. A first server transmits an identifier to a client, where the identifier is mappable to a uniform resource locator (url) associated with content stored on a second server.
12/11/14
20140365542
Data processing system and method
A data processing system and a data processing method for a number of electronic devices are disclosed. All the electronic devices are connected to the same network.
12/11/14
20140365540
Remote enumeration of a directory
When enumerating of a set of content items in a directory in a remote file server, an electronic device provides a request for information associated with the set of content items. The electronic device and the file server may use, respectively, use an os x®-based operating system and a windows®-based operating system.
12/11/14
20140365524
Incremental aggregation-based event pattern matching
Aspects of the present invention provide a solution for recognizing a pattern in a set of data, such as data streaming over a data communication system. In an embodiment, a set of data events is retrieved in the data stream.
12/11/14
20140365520
User directory system for a hub-based system federating disparate unified communications systems
A user directory for a hub-based system federating disparate unified communications systems is disclosed. According to one embodiment, the computer-implemented method includes connecting a first unified communications system and a second unified communications system through a federation server, synchronizing a directory entry from a directory of the first unified communications system to a user directory, where the directory entry contains user information of the first unified communications system, and providing the second unified communications system with an access to the directory entry..
12/11/14
20140365487
Method of remotely critiquing an image and software application therefore
A method of remotely critiquing an image is disclosed that includes receiving an electronic image at a portable electronic device of a user, wherein the electronic image visually depicting at least one of plurality of steps physically performed by the user. The method also includes then transmitting the electronic image, over a network, to a server having at least one database communicatively coupled thereto and annotating the electronic image with at least one reviewing indicia concerning the at least one of plurality of steps physically performed by the user to create an annotated electronic image, the at least one reviewing indicia caused by a second user.
12/11/14
20140365483
Methods and systems for media file management
Methods and systems for media file management are provided. A music file including music samples is provided.
12/11/14
20140365480
Personalized low latency communication
Embodiments relate to personalized low latency communications. A method may include receiving a description of content of a message, receiving recipient data corresponding to at least two possible recipients within a population of possible recipients, and selecting a relevant subpopulation of the population.
12/11/14
20140365473
Electronic device, information distribution system, information distribution method, and information distribution program
According to one embodiment, an electronic device includes, a search condition storage configured to store search conditions presented by a first device equipped with a recording function, a search module configured to search a content on the basis of the search conditions stored in the search condition storage, a reception module configured to receive schedule information on schedule recording set from the second device, and list storage configured to store a content list based on the search result by the search module and the schedule information and the restrictive conditions from the second device such that the content list can be acquired as a schedule list to be used by the second device for the automatic recording.. .
12/11/14
20140365436
Automated synchronization of client-side database with server-side database over a communications network
A computer-readable storage medium including instructions for synchronizing a client-side database on a mobile computing device with a server-side database on a server is disclosed. The computer-readable storage medium includes instructions automatically generating source code configured for synchronizing user selections of the server-side database with the client-side database, and compiling the source code so as to produce executable code for execution on a web server.
12/11/14
20140365408
System and method for managing behavior change applications for mobile users
An example system and method for managing behavior change applications for mobile users is disclosed. In an embodiment of the system and method, data on a plurality of users in a behavioral change program is received from a plurality of devices operating in a communications network.
12/11/14
20140365379
Sales services system
A method for providing a period of trial use of a touch screen electronic device to a user and providing sales support services to the user, in which the device sends screen display information to a server so that it can present the display information to a human or software with artificial intelligence, for helping the customer to learn how to use the device, through cursor activities on the touch screen of electronic device.. .
12/11/14
20140365377
High fraud risk transaction authorization
A method of authorizing a transaction involves a computer server authenticating a payment cardholder from a cardholder credential, and receiving a request from a communications terminal to initiate an online transaction with the server. The server communicates with a database of clusters, each uniquely associated with a respective cardholder and identifying an authentication card and a partial payment card number.
12/11/14
20140365374
Security token for mobile near field communication transactions
Devices, systems, and methods are disclosed which relate to an nfc-enabled security token that is removably coupled to a mobile device. The security token may be provisioned with the information by the mobile device, then decoupled from the mobile device and used to authenticate the user or perform a transaction at a pos terminal equipped with an nfc reader.
12/11/14
20140365372
Method and apparatus for mediating communications
A method of mediating communications between a first computing device and a second computing device, by an intermediary computing device, comprising establishing a communications link to each of the first and second computing devices, receiving a first message from the first computing device, the content of the first message comprising information in a protected format, converting at least part of the information in the protected format to an unprotected format, and transmitting a second message to the second computing device, the content of the second message comprising at least part of the information in the unprotected format.. .
12/11/14
20140365370
System and method of conducting an authentication transaction
A system and method of conducting an authentication transaction; and a near field communication (nfc) enabled mobile device for conducting the authentication transaction. The method includes the steps of: storing data associated with one or more authentication certificates in a secure element of the nfc enabled mobile device; sending the data associated with the one or more authentication certificates from the nfc enabled mobile device to a server via a nfc enabled transceiver; verifying the authenticity of the one or more authentication certificates at the server; and upon successful authentication, sending transaction data from the server to the nfc enabled mobile device via the nfc enabled transceiver..
12/11/14
20140365362
Apparatus, system and method of establishing communication between an application operation on an electronic device and a near field communication (nfc) reader
A wireless media player and a related system and methodology are disclosed. One aspect of the wireless media player system pertains to a virtual connector system, apparatus, and method for the automatic establishment of wireless connectivity with other electronic devices.
12/11/14
20140365361
System, method and computer program arranged to facilitate a transaction
A computing device for facilitating transactions between one or more remote devices, the device comprising a processing module arranged to interact with the one or more remote devices via a communications network and a database arranged to contain information regarding the state of one or more transaction channels in relation to an account, wherein the module is arranged to receive instructions via the communications network from the one or more remote devices and provide information regarding the state of the one or more transaction channels is disclosed.. .
12/11/14
20140365357
Systems and methods for comprehensive consumer relationship management
A comprehensive consumer relationship management system is disclosed. The comprehensive consumer relationship management system includes dispute resolution, customized data modeling, advertising assistance, and secure communications.
12/11/14
20140365342
Resource provisioning for electronic books
A method for provisioning it resources includes receiving a signal from an e-book reading device indicating that a user of the e-book reading device is approaching a practical procedure section within an e-book being read by the user on the e-book reading device. The practical procedure section includes an exercise to be performed by the user pertaining to the subject matter of the e-book.
12/11/14
20140365337
Systems and methods for online matching of consumers and retailers
Systems and methods match buyers and sellers of goods and/or services online. Specifically, a website facilitates a search by consumers of retailers for goods and/or services.
12/11/14
20140365332
Systems and methods for providing an e-commerce slip cart
A method for managing an electronic commerce (e-commerce) shopping cart may include, in a computing device comprising a touch screen, memory, and at least one processor, receiving a selection of one of a plurality of web pages associated with an e-commerce web site. The selected one of the plurality of web pages and an indication of the e-commerce shopping cart may be displayed on the touch screen.
12/11/14
20140365309
Point of sale transaction processing
A disclosed transaction processing method includes transmitting a request to a credit aggregator in response to a message from a point of sale device to a wireless communication device of a user. Responsive to receiving credit account information from the credit aggregator, a user interface indicative of at least some of the credit account information including account identification information for a plurality of user credit accounts is displayed.
12/11/14
20140365281
Computerized voting system
Officials using computers research then create lists of certified registered voters and proxies whom are sent computer encoded ballots and return containers. Each ballot and correlated receipt(s) share a unique random symbolic identifier (rsid) and embedded security elements to prevent counterfeiting.
12/11/14
20140365267
Global enterprise printing and mailing
Systems, devices, and methods for global enterprise workflow management are disclosed. The system may include a communications module, memory, and processor for executing a method of managing job information.
12/11/14
20140365262
Electronic device and agenda reminding method
In an agenda notification method of an electronic device, an applicable reminding time period and an alarm time is set for each of one or more agendas created in the electronic device. A movement state of the electronic device is detected in real-time to determine whether the movement state of electronic device changes from a static state to a moving state.
12/11/14
20140365227
Interpreting and acting upon commands that involve sharing information with remote devices
An electronic device with one or more processors and memory includes a procedure for sharing information with a third party recipient. In some embodiments, the device receives a speech input from a first user, the speech input specifying a second user different from the first user, and an information item to be shared with the second user.
12/11/14
20140365226
System and method for detecting errors in interactions with a voice-based digital assistant
The method is performed at an electronic device with one or more processors and memory storing one or more programs for execution by the one or more processors. A speech input containing a request is received from a user.
12/11/14
20140365225
Ultra-low-power adaptive, user independent, voice triggering schemes
Methods and systems are provided for ultra-low-power adaptive, user independent, voice triggering in electronic devices. A voice trigger, which may be configured as ultra-low-power function, may be run in an electronic device, when the electronic device transitions to a power-saving state, and may be used to control the electronic device based on audio inputs.
12/11/14
20140365216
System and method for user-specified pronunciation of words for speech synthesis and recognition
The method is performed at an electronic device with one or more processors and memory storing one or more programs for execution by the one or more processors. A first speech input including at least one word is received.
12/11/14
20140365215
Method for providing service based on multimodal input and electronic device thereof
A method for operating an electronic device is provided. The method includes receiving a voice signal and an input, extracting data corresponding to the input, converting the voice signal to text data, setting an association relationship between the converted text data and the extracted data, and generating a response for the voice signal based on the converted text data, the extracted data, and the set association relationship..
12/11/14
20140365213
System and method of improving communication in a speech communication system
A speech communication system and a method of improving communication in such a speech communication system between at least a first user and a second user may be configured so the system (a) transcribes a recorded portion of a speech communication between the at least first and second user to form a transcribed portion, (b) selects and marks at least one of the words of the transcribed portion which is considered to be a keyword of the speech communication, (c) performs a search for each keyword and produces at least one definition for each keyword, (d) calculates a trustworthiness factor for each keyword, each trustworthiness factor indicating a calculated validity of the respective definition(s), and (e) displays the transcribed portion as well as each of the keywords together with the respective definition and the trustworthiness factor thereof to at least one of the first user and the second user.. .
12/11/14
20140365147
Distributed control system for parallel-connected dc boost converters
The disclosed invention is a distributed control system for operating a dc bus fed by disparate dc power sources that service a known or unknown load. The voltage sources vary in v-i characteristics and have time-varying, maximum supply capacities.
12/11/14
20140365146
Systems and methods for investigating a load and obtaining load information
A computing device for investigating a load is described. The computing device includes a processor and executable instructions stored in memory that is in electronic communication with the processor.
12/11/14
20140365139
System and method for assessing a condition of a patient with a chronic illness
Provided are a method and system for assessing a condition of a patient with a chronic condition. The system includes a storage device that stores a plurality of variables relating to symptoms being experienced by the patient during an exacerbation of the chronic condition.
12/11/14
20140365124
Mapping application search function
Some embodiments provide a method for a mobile device connected to a vehicle's interactive communication system that includes a display screen. The method identifies at least one search term from audio data received through the vehicle's interactive communication system.
12/11/14
20140365120
Mapping application with several user interfaces
Some embodiments provide a method, for a mobile device, for controlling an interactive communication system of a vehicle that includes a display screen. If the display screen is touch-sensitive, the method provides a first user interface display that includes a first map the presentation of which is modifiable with touch input received through the touch-sensitive screen.
12/11/14
20140365068
Personalized voice user interface system and method
The present invention is directed to a system and method for personalizing a voice user interface on an electronic device. Voice recordings are made into an electronic device or a computerized system using a software installed onto the device, where a user is prompted to record various dialogues and commands.
12/11/14
20140365064
Method and system for database compilation on a remote electronic device
A system and method of customizing a data retrieval and storage device for communication with a specific vehicle after the device is initially connected to the vehicle. The system includes a master database having communication information arranged by vehicle specific information, and an automotive scan tool having an incomplete set of preloaded communication information stored thereon.


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