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Background collective operation management in a parallel computer

Restoring stability to an unstable bus

Hipaa-compliant third party access to electronic medical records

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08/28/14
20140245493
 Use of plant-derived dhar or mdhar gene as a modulator for crop yield and environmental stress patent thumbnailnew patent Use of plant-derived dhar or mdhar gene as a modulator for crop yield and environmental stress
The present invention relates to a method for increasing crop yield or enhancing resistance of a plant to environmental stress by using dhar (dehydroascorbate reductase) gene derived from rice (oryza sativa) or mdhar (monodehydroascorbate reductase) derived from chinese cabbage (brassica rapa), a method of producing a transgenic plant with increased crop yield or enhanced resistance to environmental stress by using dhar gene or mdhar gene, a transgenic plant with increased crop yield or enhanced resistance to environmental stress that is produced by the aforementioned method, and a seed thereof, and a composition for increasing crop yield or enhanced resistance to environmental stress containing dhar gene or mdhar gene.. .
08/28/14
20140245470
 Hybrid tomato 'caddo' patent thumbnailnew patent Hybrid tomato 'caddo'
The present disclosure relates to a new and distinctive hybrid tomato designated ‘caddo’, to the plants of hybrid tomato ‘caddo’, to the plant parts of hybrid tomato ‘caddo’ including the fruit, and to methods for producing a hybrid tomato using ‘caddo’ as a parent. The disclosure further relates to methods for producing a tomato plant containing in its genetic material one or more transgenes and to the transgenic plants produced by that method and to the methods for producing other tomato lines derived from hybrid tomato ‘caddo’..
08/28/14
20140245465
 Transgenic bird expressing foreign gene using endoplasmic reticulum chaperone promoter patent thumbnailnew patent Transgenic bird expressing foreign gene using endoplasmic reticulum chaperone promoter
An aim is to produce a suitable foreign protein in egg white in transgenic birds at levels equivalent to or higher than the expression levels achieved using an ovalbumin promoter or an actin promoter, and to reduce the great burden on birds by reducing the expression at sites other than the oviduct while achieving expression sufficient to predict the expression levels before the birds reach sexual maturity. Provided is a transgenic bird containing a nucleic acid base sequence in chromosome in a cell that forms the oviduct, the sequence containing: (a) an avian endoplasmic reticulum chaperone promoter; and (b) a nucleic acid base sequence encoding a suitable foreign protein, functionally linked to the promoter.
08/28/14
20140245432
 Electronic device and unlocking method thereof patent thumbnailnew patent Electronic device and unlocking method thereof
An electronic device includes a touch screen. When the electronic device wakes up and works in a locked state, a notification interface including a predetermined unlocking area is displayed on the touch screen.
08/28/14
20140245428
 Computer and control method thereof patent thumbnailnew patent Computer and control method thereof
A computer and a control method thereof are disclosed. The computer comprises a processor, a chipset, a near field communication (nfc) module and a coprocessor.
08/28/14
20140245417
 Centralized secure management method of third-party application, system and corresponding communication system patent thumbnailnew patent Centralized secure management method of third-party application, system and corresponding communication system
A technique is provided for performing a centralized secure management on a third-party application. The technique includes receiving, by the centralized secure management system, an identity, an authentication credential and an access grant of the third-party application sent by the third-party application in a distinguishable manner.
08/28/14
20140245400
 Progressive download or streaming of digital media securely through a localized container and communication protocol proxy patent thumbnailnew patent Progressive download or streaming of digital media securely through a localized container and communication protocol proxy
Various embodiments are directed towards employing a container and communication protocol proxy component within a client device to receive securely real-time streamed, progressively downloaded, or adaptively streamed container over a network using one container and communication protocol, and to securely decrypt the container and provide it to a media player using a different container and communications protocol. In one embodiment, the container is in flash video (flv) file format.
08/28/14
20140245395
 Off-site user access control patent thumbnailnew patent Off-site user access control
Systems and methods are described for off-site user access control to communications services via a site-based communications network. Embodiments operate in context of sites, each having one or more site-based networks in communication with external networks via one or more on-site routers.
08/28/14
20140245391
 Authentication method patent thumbnailnew patent Authentication method
A method of authenticating a user to a transaction at a terminal (10), wherein a user identification is transmitted from the terminal (10) to a transaction partner (12) via a first communication channel (14), and an authentication device (18) uses a second communication channel (20) for checking an authentication function that is implemented in a mobile device (16) of the user, and, as a criterion for deciding whether the authentication to the transaction shall be granted or denied, the authentication device (18) checks whether a predetermined time relation exists between the transmission of the user identification and a response from the second communication channel, and the authentication function is normally inactive and is activated by the user only preliminarily for the transaction, the response from the second communication channel (20) includes the information that the authentication function is active, and the authentication function is automatically deactivated.. .
08/28/14
20140245390
 Systems and methods for providing secure multicast intra-cluster communication patent thumbnailnew patent Systems and methods for providing secure multicast intra-cluster communication
Systems and methods which facilitate secure multicast communications between any valid node of a cluster using authentication between a node joining the cluster and any single node which is validly part of the cluster are disclosed. In accordance with embodiments, a cluster key is utilized to provide security with respect to intra-cluster communications.
08/28/14
20140245360
new patent Mobile telecommunications apparatus for receiving and displaying more than one service
Mobile telecommunications apparatus has a receiver for receiving concurrently a plurality of broadcast services containing image data content, and a display device with a display area operable to display an image corresponding to the content of at least one of the services in a first mode in which the content one of the channels is displayed for normal viewing, and a second mode in which the content of more than one of the services is displayed. A mosaic of images may be displayed from which one may be selected for full screen viewing in the first mode.
08/28/14
20140245357
new patent Method and system to navigate viewable content
A method and system to navigate viewable content in the context of television entertainment is provided. In one example embodiment, the system comprises a presentation module to present main content on a display screen, a communications module to receive a first request associated with a first directional key on a remote control device, a navigation mode detector to determine a navigation mode associated with the first request; a margin menu module to activate a margin menu associated with the determined navigation mode.
08/28/14
20140245356
new patent Personal television channel and system and method thereof
A system for presenting media programming guides is disclosed. A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a media processor having a controller to transmit to a media source a request to access media content of a personal television (tv) channel composed by a subscriber of a media communication system, transmit to the media source a communication identifier, and receive from the media source media content in the personal tv channel adapted according to the communication identifier.
08/28/14
20140245343
new patent Systems and methods for determining subscription data
A media guidance application is provided by which users can view program listings associated with programming that the user may access using other user equipment devices. The media guidance application, implemented on, for example, a remote system, may determine through communications with television equipment whether or not the television equipment is authorized to provide a particular package of television programming to be viewed by the user.
08/28/14
20140245334
new patent Personal videos aggregation
Media content programming and portions of the media content programming are aggregated and communicated via a single communication channel based on a user profile. Various channels of video content are selected for viewing content.
08/28/14
20140245328
new patent Information processing system, information processing method, information processing device and its control method and control program
The information processing device, in which a plurality of applications are executable on different platforms respectively, includes a first operation processing means for processing, on a first platform, an operation instruction with respect to an application for the first platform operable on the first platform; a second operation processing means for processing, on a second platform different from the first platform, an operation instruction with respect to an application for the second platform operable on the second platform; and an operation control means, operable on a given platform, for activating the first operation processing means or the second operation processing means and establishing communications, based on whether an activated application is for the first platform or the second platform. The first operation processing means or the second operation processing means processes an operation instruction with respect to the application on the platform on which the activated application is operable..
08/28/14
20140245316
new patent Background collective operation management in a parallel computer
Background collective operation management in a parallel computer, the parallel computer including one or more compute nodes operatively coupled for data communications over one or more data communications networks, including: determining, by a management availability module, whether a compute node in the parallel computer is available to perform a background collective operation management task; responsive to determining that the compute node is available to perform the background collective operation management task, determining, by the management availability module, whether the compute node has access to sufficient resources to perform the background collective operation management task; and responsive to determining that the compute node has access to sufficient resources to perform the background collective operation management task, initiating, by the management availability module, execution of the background collective operation management task.. .
08/28/14
20140245287
new patent Effective installation of application software product
An electronic device includes a storage unit, a storage control unit, and a link unit. The storage unit is configured to store an application software product.
08/28/14
20140245286
new patent Application managing system and method using same
A system and method used in an electronic apparatus for managing a number of applications installed in the electronic apparatus. The application managing system includes a detection module and an uninstall module.
08/28/14
20140245235
new patent Feedback method and electronic device thereof
The embodiment of the invention provides a feedback method applied to a feedback device, comprising: detecting a first operation between a first electronic device and a second electronic device; generating first information if the first operation meets a first precondition; displaying the first information which indicates that the first operation is an operation interacting between the first electronic device and the second electronic device. The feedback method and the device thereof provided by the embodiments of the invention display the operation relationships between the electronic devices to remind the user of the operation object, thereby avoids the error in the operation..
08/28/14
20140245225
new patent Portable electronic apparatus, input operation reception method, and input operation reception program
A portable terminal apparatus includes a first display screen and a second display screen serving as a rear surface of the first display screen. The portable terminal apparatus sets regions of the first and second display screens as regions in which operation inputs indicating a pair of processes are received.
08/28/14
20140245224
new patent Method of displaying programs and electronic device therefor
A method of displaying programs and an electronic device thereof are provided. The method includes executing a first program, determining at least two related programs related to the first program, and displaying at least the two related programs on a reference region, a notification bar, or a pop-up window of a display unit on which the first program is executed, and a database is constructed such that the relation is verified in the database stored in the electronic device..
08/28/14
20140245220
new patent Portable electronic device and method of controlling same
A method of controlling a portable electronic device that has a touch-sensitive display includes displaying information on the touch-sensitive display, detecting a gesture on the touch-sensitive display, scrolling through the information in a first scrolling mode when the gesture is associated with a first area of the touch-sensitive display, and scrolling through the information in a second scrolling mode when the gesture is associated with a second area of the touch-sensitive display.. .
08/28/14
20140245215
new patent Method, apparatus and computer readable medium for providing a user interface
According to one aspect of the present disclosure there is provided a method performed in an electronic device associated with an input device, the method comprising: in a first user interface state, in response to the input device receiving a user input at a first region of a graphical user interface, gui, the first region located adjacent an edge of the gui, transitioning to a second, different, user interface state; and, in the second user interface state, in response to the input device receiving a user input at a second region, spaced from the first region, transitioning back to the first user interface state. An electronic device and computer program product are also provided..
08/28/14
20140245214
new patent Enabling search in a touchscreen device
Enabling search in a touchscreen device. This embodiment relates to electronic devices, and more particularly to electronic devices with a touchscreen.
08/28/14
20140245213
new patent Methods and devices for displaying content
Methods and devices for navigating lists of items using multiple displays are described. An example method is implemented on an electronic device having a first display.
08/28/14
20140245180
new patent Apparatus and method for providing contact-related information items
Mechanisms are provided for determining contact-related information items for presentation to a user, such that the user can refer to the information items to enhance the user's communication with the contact. Contact-related information items that have a high relevance level may be accessed and presented to the user.
08/28/14
20140245142
new patent User interface for a remote control application
A hand-held electronic device having a remote control application user interface that functions to displays operational mode information to a user. The graphical user interface may be used, for example, to setup the remote control application to control appliances for one or more users in one or more rooms, to perform activities, and to access favorites.
08/28/14
20140245135
new patent Dynamic preview of electronic signature appearance
Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, implementing and using techniques for signing an electronic document, including establishing an electronic signature appearance for an electronic signature, determining a bounding region on the electronic document for the display of the electronic signature appearance, at the time of signing an electronic document, previewing the electronic signature appearance in the bounding region and signing the electronic document with an electronic signature, the electronic signature associated with the electronic signature appearance. The electronic signature appearance can be configured at the time of signing the electronic document..
08/28/14
20140245134
new patent Remotable contracts for the web
A “remotable contract implementation”, as described herein, provides various techniques for implementing static type checking of remoted contracts across iframes using scripts such as typescript, javascript, ajax, etc., thereby enabling structured data and rich patterns of control flow across iframe boundaries. The remotable contract implementation enables the static type-checking over the limited browser postmessage channel of communication across iframes, by generating statically type-checked proxies at runtime based on dynamic reflection, and allowing for full fidelity of javascript control flow interactions (e.g.
08/28/14
20140245124
new patent System and method thereof for browser agnostic extension models
A method and system for web browser agnostic functionality extension. The method comprises injecting, to a web-page requested by at least a web browser executed by a client system, a bootstrap script for execution of at least an extension to the web browser; retrieving an extension script by means of the bootstrap script, wherein the extension script is executed in the web page; and establishing a two-way communication channel between the bootstrap script executed in the web browser and an extension engine, wherein events generated by either the extension engine or the extension script are communicated over the two-way communication channel, wherein the events generated by the extension engine allow to at least modify content of the web page, thereby extending the functionality of the web page..
08/28/14
20140245112
new patent Methods and apparatus for improved dmx512 communication
Disclosed are methods and apparatus for improved dmx communications. In some embodiments, methods and apparatus related to extensions of the dmx protocol enable error detection and correction by enhanced dmx slave devices.
08/28/14
20140245094
new patent Method for efficient control signaling of two codeword to one codeword transmission
In a wireless communication system, a compact control signaling scheme is provided for signaling the selected retransmission mode and codeword identifier for a codeword retransmission when one of a plurality of codewords being transmitted over two codeword pipes to a receiver fails the transmission and when the base station/transmitter switches from a higher order channel rank to a lower order channel rank, either by including one or more additional signaling bits in the control signal to identify the retransmitted codeword, or by re-using existing control signal information in a way that can be recognized by the subscriber station/receiver to identify the retransmitted codeword. With the compact control signal, the receiver is able to determine which codeword is being retransmitted and to determine the corresponding time-frequency resource allocation for the retransmitted codeword..
08/28/14
20140245080
new patent Interface detection circuit
An interface detection circuit is used for detecting whether an interface of an electronic device is in good contact with an interface of a connection device. The interface detection circuit includes a pressure sensing module, a signal processing module, and a warning module.
08/28/14
20140245044
new patent Method for hibernation control based on usage pattern
Apparatus and algorithms to balance power savings and convenience to users of electronic devices based on usage patterns, charging and battery efficiency and capacity, and users' subscriptions.. .
08/28/14
20140245043
new patent Method for hibernation control based on charging efficiency
Apparatus and algorithms to balance power savings and convenience to users of electronic devices based on usage patterns, charging and battery efficiency and capacity, and users' subscriptions.. .
08/28/14
20140245042
new patent Method for hibernation control based on battery capacity
Apparatus and algorithms to balance power savings and convenience to users of electronic devices based on usage patterns, charging and battery efficiency and capacity, and users' subscriptions.. .
08/28/14
20140245041
new patent Apparatus for hibernation control in a device
Apparatus and algorithms to balance power savings and convenience to users of electronic devices based on usage patterns, charging and battery efficiency and capacity, and users' subscriptions.. .
08/28/14
20140245038
new patent Electronic device, electronic system, and control method
According to one embodiment, an electronic device to which an ac adaptor is attachable includes a detecting module and a control module. The detecting module detects whether the ac adaptor is attached to the electronic device.
08/28/14
20140245036
new patent Electronic apparatus, charging control method, charging system, and data transmission system
A processing unit 103 has a first operation mode in which an operation is enabled using only external power from a feeding device 120 and a second operation mode in which the operation is enabled by feeding from a battery 102 in addition to the external power from the feeding device 120. When the remaining capacity of the battery 102 is sufficient, the processing unit 103 executes an apparatus operation in the second operation mode.
08/28/14
20140245030
new patent Method and apparatus for providing power to an electronic device
In an embodiment, set forth by way of example and not limitation a usb power converter for an electronic device includes a usb bus including vbus power line, a d− data line and a d+ data line, a variable voltage converter, a processor clock, a usb transceiver coupled to the d− data line and the d+ data line, and a processor coupled to processor clock and to the usb transceiver. Preferably, the variable voltage converter has an alternating current (ac) input, a direct current (dc) output coupled to the vbus power line, and a voltage control input responsive to a voltage control signal to provide a plurality of voltage levels at the dc output.
08/28/14
20140245019
new patent Apparatus for generating privacy-protecting document authentication information and method of performing privacy-protecting document authentication using the same
Disclosed herein are an apparatus for generating the privacy-protecting document authentication information and a method of performing privacy-protecting document authentication. The apparatus for generating the privacy-protecting document authentication information includes an electronic signature information generation unit, a multi-dimensional code generation unit, and a multi-dimensional code output unit.
08/28/14
20140245013
new patent Method for interworking with trustzone between normal domain and secure domain, and management method of trusted application download, management server, device and system using it
The present invention provides a trusted application download management, authentication, and execution method and system. A trusted application download management server according to the present invention includes a service loader, which accesses a device equipped with a trusted platform and establishes a data communication channel, and a service controller which controls the delegation of a download authority for a trusted application and allows the trusted application to be downloaded to the device when a trusted application download is requested by the device, thus totally managing the download of the trusted applications and allowing the trusted application to be securely downloaded..
08/28/14
20140245004
new patent Rule sets for client-applied encryption in communications networks
A rule set for client-applied encryption is created and deployed to a client device by a network device over a communications network. Encryption applied by the client in accordance with the rule set may form the basis of a secure connection in which encrypted information is encapsulated and tunneled across a network that includes a wireless or wired interface through which the client obtains network connectivity.
08/28/14
20140245003
new patent Communications method
The present application relates to a method of providing connectivity to a vehicle. The method comprises, at a first device aboard the vehicle, establishing at least one first connection with at least one first network, the at least one first connection allowing communication with a second device remote from the first device, transmitting via the at least one first connection an allocation request to the second device, receiving via the at least one first connection an allocation response from the second device, the allocation response indicating a first authentication device from a plurality of authentication devices remote from the first device, and establishing a second connection with a network and authenticating the first device on the network using the first authentication device..
08/28/14
20140244996
new patent Private discovery of electronic devices
The disclosed embodiments provide a system that facilitates communication between a first electronic device and a second electronic device. During operation, the system uses the first electronic device to create a discovery request comprising a first group identifier (id) associated with the first electronic device, wherein using the first electronic device to create the discovery request involves encrypting the first group id and including the encrypted first group id in the discovery request.
08/28/14
20140244974
new patent Background collective operation management in a parallel computer
Background collective operation management in a parallel computer, the parallel computer including one or more compute nodes operatively coupled for data communications over one or more data communications networks, including: determining, by a management availability module, whether a compute node in the parallel computer is available to perform a background collective operation management task; responsive to determining that the compute node is available to perform the background collective operation management task, determining, by the management availability module, whether the compute node has access to sufficient resources to perform the background collective operation management task; and responsive to determining that the compute node has access to sufficient resources to perform the background collective operation management task, initiating, by the management availability module, execution of the background collective operation management task.. .
08/28/14
20140244945
new patent Electronic device and method for operating electronic device
An electronic device comprising a semiconductor memory unit that may a variable resistance element configured to be changed in its resistance value in response to current flowing through both ends thereof; an information storage unit configured to store switching frequency information corresponding to a switching frequency which minimizes an amplitude of a voltage to be applied to both ends of the variable resistance element to change the resistance value of the variable resistance element and switching amplitude information corresponding to a minimum amplitude; and a driving unit configured to generate a driving voltage with the switching frequency and the minimum amplitude in response to the switching frequency information and the switching amplitude information and apply the driving voltage to both ends of the variable resistance element.. .
08/28/14
20140244931
new patent Electronic device
An electronic device comprising a semiconductor memory unit that may include a cell array including a plurality of storage cells; a first line connected to one ends of the plurality of storage cells; a second line connected to the other ends of the plurality of storage cells; a first driver connected to one end of the first line at a first contact location on one side of the cell array, and configured to apply a first electrical signal to the one end of the first line; and a second driver connected to one end of the second line at a second contact location on a side of the cell array opposing the side of the cell array where the first contact location is located, and configured to apply a second electrical signal to the one end of the second line.. .
08/28/14
20140244930
new patent Electronic devices having semiconductor magnetic memory units
An electronic device comprising a semiconductor memory unit that includes a resistance variable element configured to be changed in a resistance value according to a value of data stored therein; a first reference resistance element having a first resistance value; a second reference resistance element having a second resistance value larger than the first resistance value; and a comparison unit configured to receive a voltage corresponding to the resistance value of the resistance variable element through a first input terminal and a second input terminal thereof, a voltage corresponding to the first resistance value of the first reference resistance element through a third input terminal, and a voltage corresponding to the second resistance value of the second reference resistance element through a fourth input terminal, the comparison unit configured to output a result of comparing inputs to the first input terminal and the second input terminal and inputs to the third input terminal and fourth input terminal.. .
08/28/14
20140244910
new patent Electronic apparatus implemented with microprocessor with rewritable micro program and method to rewrite micro program
An intelligent optical transceiver able to revise a micro program by the host system is disclosed. The optical transceiver includes a mdio interface, a cpu, and a non-volatile memory.
08/28/14
20140244906
new patent Memory, and method of reading data from the memory
Disclosed is a method of reading data from a memory including a nand cell array for performing communications via a serial peripheral interface (spi) bus. The method includes sequentially receiving inputs of a block address, a word-line address, and a bit-line address of the nand cell array; and starting to output data written in the nand cell array immediately after the bit-line address is completely input.
08/28/14
20140244890
new patent Cable, user apparatus connected with cable, and operating method thereof
A method, electronic device apparatus and a cable apparatus for reducing crosstalk in a signal transmitted to an electronic device through the cable apparatus are disclosed. The cable apparatus has a plurality of signal lines.
08/28/14
20140244880
new patent Single optical fiber kvm extender
Single optical fiber kvm (keyboard video mouse) systems are provided that comprises of two subsystems: an electro-optical transmitter subsystem and an electro-optical receiver subsystem. The single optical fiber kvm is configured to support all required bi-directional communications..
08/28/14
20140244874
new patent Restoring stability to an unstable bus
A logic module for restoring stability to an unstable bus. The logic module includes logic for detecting that a communications error has occurred on the bus.
08/28/14
20140244870
new patent Implementing an inter-processor communication in a multi-core system using mmwave radios
A system and method are provided that implement the use of mmwave directional communications to replace wired interconnects for inter-processor communication in multi-core computing systems. Using highly directional, low interference mmwave transmissions in the 60 ghz frequency range, an alternative interconnect scheme is provided to support inter-processor communication in multi-core computing systems for operations and testing.
08/28/14
20140244865
new patent Electronic device and control method therefor
An electronic device using a removable recording medium detects the operational mode supported by the recording medium when the attached recording medium has a communication function, and displays a menu with an item corresponding to the operational mode. When the item corresponding to the operational mode is selected from the menu, the electronic device communicates with an external device using the communication protocol corresponding to the selected item.
08/28/14
20140244863
new patent System and method for synchronizing media presentation at multiple recipients
A network media delivery system includes client devices and a host device. Each client device has a network interface, an engine for processing media data, and a media interface.
08/28/14
20140244858
new patent Communication system and relaying device
The relaying device includes a first receiving unit configured to receive at least one streaming video data from at least one sending device, a second receiving unit configured to receive, from one of at least one receiving device, information about a screen configuration of the one receiving device and information for designating a streaming video data to be sent to the one receiving device, a converting unit configured to dynamically convert at least one designated streaming video data among a plurality of pieces of streaming video data being received from a plurality of sending devices, into streaming video data with lower data volume so that the at least one designated streaming video data fits in the screen, and a sending unit configured to send the converted streaming video data to the one receiving device.. .
08/28/14
20140244852
new patent Method of reducing mutual interference between universal serial bus (usb) data transmission and wireless data transmission
A method of reducing mutual interference between universal serial bus (usb) data transmission and wireless communication for an electronic device is disclosed. The method comprises establishing a plurality of physical layer links for the usb data transmission in a plurality of supported usb modes; dynamically selecting one of the supported usb modes according to the wireless communication; and performing the usb data transmission in the selected usb mode..
08/28/14
20140244839
new patent Method and apparatus for monitoring internet connection status in wireless communication system
A method and mobile station in a wireless communication system is provided. The method includes determining whether there is a packet that is at least one of transmitted and received for each of time intervals, determining a traffic status of at least one of transmission and reception based on a result of the determining of whether there is the packet that is the at least one of transmitted and received for each of the time intervals, and determining the internet connection status based on the determined traffic status of the at least on transmission and reception..
08/28/14
20140244827
new patent Method and apparatus for monitoring activity of an electronic device
An apparatus and method for monitoring activity of a device. The method includes associating one or more monitoring devices with an electronic device.
08/28/14
20140244818
new patent Restlike api that supports a resilient and scalable distributed application
An application distributed amongst plurality of computing devices leverages an application programming interface that conforms to a representational state transfer architecture in order to provide resilient services to clients and adapt to a change in availability of devices. A proxy server routes communications between clients and servers, detects when a server becomes unavailable, and reroutes communications to a replacement server.
08/28/14
20140244814
new patent Network communication protocol processing optimization system
A protocol processing system includes a plurality of communication interfaces. A control head-end is operable to receive a protocol processing engine identifier over a network through one of the communication interfaces from an external system.
08/28/14
20140244808
new patent System and method for providing virtual network operational capabilities in broadband communications systems
Systems and methods are provided for more efficient and robust virtual network provision and operating capabilities and functionality. Multiple network management domains (nmds) are configured within a network management system (nms), wherein each nmd is associated with a virtual communications network (vcn) provisioned within a host communications network (hcn).
08/28/14
20140244805
new patent Bandwidth estimation-based streaming content processing method and apparatus of terminal
A bandwidth estimation-based streaming content processing method and apparatus of a terminal is provided. The streaming content processing method includes establishing a communication channel with a network selected among a plurality of cellular communication networks and a short range communication network, detecting a playback request signal for playing a streaming content received through the communication channel, configuring a fixed bandwidth corresponding to the selected network as an available bandwidth of the streaming content, transmitting a download request for a data version corresponding to the fixed bandwidth to a server providing the streaming content, downloading the requested data from the server, and playing the streaming content of the downloaded data..
08/28/14
20140244775
new patent Prioritization of network communications
Methods, systems and computer program products that monitor and prioritize communications transported over one or more communication channels are described. Communications received by a user may be prioritized based on one or more of a level of urgency associated with the communication and an action indicated by the communication.
08/28/14
20140244760
new patent Method and server for generating contact relationship data in network communication system
A method and an apparatus for generating contact relationship data in a network communication system are disclosed. The method includes: selecting target users from contacts of an introducer according to a selecting instruction; sending an introducing request to each of user accounts of the target users; monitoring response instructions from the user accounts of the target users, and generating contact relationship data between the user accounts of the target users after detecting that all the user accounts of the target users return response instructions for accepting the introducing request.
08/28/14
20140244730
new patent Resolver-based data storage and retrieval system and method
System and method for associating general data with an end-user based on the domain name system (dns) resolver that the end-user uses to map the canonical domain names of internet services to their associated network addresses. The present invention elegantly addresses concerns of scale regarding the key-space, for example the global number of distinct dns resolvers, and the data-space, for example the number of distinct geographical areas to associate.
08/28/14
20140244723
new patent Systems and methods for cross-layer secure connection set up
Described herein are systems and methods for establishing a secure communications channel between electronic devices. In some embodiments, the secure data channel includes a secure layer 2 and a secure layer 3 connection between a client and a server.
08/28/14
20140244721
new patent Real-time communications using a restlike api
A computing device executes a client-side instance of an application that supports bi-directional real-time synchronous communication and real-time asynchronous communication with a server computing device by way of an application programming interface (api) that conforms to representative state transfer (restlike) design principles. An eventing framework on the server computing device is used to aggregate updates to resources on the server that are requested by the client computing device, and is further used to transmit metadata to the client computing device that indicates which updates are available.
08/28/14
20140244718
new patent Networking support for zone clusters based on virtualization of servers
An aspect of the present invention provides a corresponding exclusive communication stack (e.g., tcp/ip stack) for each zone entity of a server system. In an embodiment, multiple server systems together implement a zone cluster containing such zone entities provided on corresponding server systems.
08/28/14
20140244711
new patent Open application interface for complex systems
A method and apparatus is disclosed for using an open application interface to enable communications between the components and sub-components of a complex system, such as an oss system. In a first embodiment, one or more intelligent flow engines (ifes) are used to register all applications and/or components in the system.
08/28/14
20140244630
new patent Apparatus and method for providing contact-related information items
Mechanisms are provided for determining contact-related information items for presentation to a user, such that the user can refer to the information items to enhance the user's communication with the contact. Contact-related information items that have a high relevance level may be accessed and presented to the user.
08/28/14
20140244617
new patent Suggesting media content based on an image capture
A method and/or system for suggesting media content based on an image capture may include receiving, from an electronic device, a request for recommendations based on an image capture, wherein the request comprises data associated with the image capture. One or more search objects may be determined based on an analysis of the request.
08/28/14
20140244616
new patent Apparatus and method for providing contact-related information items
Mechanisms are provided for determining contact-related information items for presentation to a user, such that the user can refer to the information items to enhance the user's communication with the contact. Contact-related information items that have a high relevance level may be accessed and presented to the user.
08/28/14
20140244583
new patent Method of processing file changes and electronic device thereof
A method of processing files changes includes obtaining a change list of a designate folder, wherein the designate folder includes a plurality of sub-files changed in a time segment and the change list indicates filenames, pathnames and change times corresponding to the plurality of sub-files, determining whether a system time minus a last change time indicated by the change list is greater than a time threshold, and executing a process of determining file actions according to the change list to store a process result in a file action list when the system time minus the last change time indicated by the change list is greater than the time threshold.. .
08/28/14
20140244533
new patent Connecting individuals with organizational opportunities
Individuals may be connected with organizations via a communications network. A resume database may hold resume data for one or more independent users.
08/28/14
20140244524
new patent System and method for identifying potential legal liability and providing early warning in an enterprise
A system for detection of potential legal liability is presented. The system uses factual information that has triggered liability based on any number of legal theories, and compares the words expressing those facts to customer and employee communications in order to identify potential liability to an enterprise by reviewing of the enterprise's emails.
08/28/14
20140244523
new patent Method and system for providing online records
A method for providing a user with the ability to access and collect legal records associated with the user includes assigning a phone number to the user for fax and voice user for the user to use to access a secure web site, providing the user with a document to provide to the legal services provider exercising rights of the user for access to the legal records, the document requesting the legal services provider to send the legal records to the phone number, receiving a private fax communication comprising a legal record associated with the consumer for which the consumer has requested and given permission to the legal services provider to send, converting the private fax communications into an image file format, storing the legal services record encoded in the image file format, and providing the user with secure access to the web site using the access information and providing on the web site an interface to the legal records of the user for the user to access the legal record.. .
08/28/14
20140244513
new patent Data protection in near field communications (nfc) transactions
Described herein are architectures, platforms and methods for protecting sensitive data that are utilized during near field communications (nfc) communications or transactions and more particularly, a system on chip (soc) microcontroller that is configured to control processing of the sensitive data during the nfc transactions is described. The sensitive data may include, but not limited to, personal information, financial information, or business identification numbers..
08/28/14
20140244512
new patent Method for separating private data from public data in a database
An electronic voting terminal includes: a display; a data input device; a biometric input device; a case having an open and a closed position, the case protecting the display, the input device, and the biometric input device in the closed position, the case making the display, input device and biometric input device accessible by the voter in the open position; a communications medium; a microprocessor to control the display, the data input device, the biometric input device, and the communications medium; and a power supply that accepts alternating current and provides direct current to the microprocessor the device utilizes the biometric input device to validate the identity of the voter, utilizes the data input device to receive the ballot from the voter, and utilizes the communications medium to transmit the ballot. A system for voting also includes a centralized computer and voter registration database..
08/28/14
20140244507
new patent Offline transaction
An electronic device, including a code creator for creating a machine-readable transaction code for identifying an information transaction between the electronic device and a second electronic device, the transaction code including information on a first security document and on one or more first identifiers for uniquely identifying the transaction, and a communication unit for providing the transaction code to be receivable by the second electronic device.. .
08/28/14
20140244500
new patent Intermodal money transport system and method for real-time cash or cash equivalent transfers on electronic devices with an intermodal money application interface that functions as an automated teller machine over one or more open loop financial networks by utilizing a virtual account management system and an intermodal money transport protocol
Disclosed is an intermodal money transportation system and method to send and receive money in real-time on a computer programmable electronic device with an atm application interface over open loop financial networks during a single financial transaction acquiring session, utilizing an intermodal money transportation protocol data set that is compatible with financial network message protocols, and a virtual account management system that enables financial instrument holders to convert a plurality of financial instruments into virtual cash tokens in a manner that is independent of the modality of payment method used to process said financial instruments, where said financial instruments are readily convertible into cash or a cash equivalent on a transaction terminal and the transaction is irreversible by the originator of said transaction.. .
08/28/14
20140244487
new patent Fund transfer using near field communication
Provided is a system and method for transferring change or coin value due to a first user as a result of a cash transaction where the system allows for reading of a signal or identifier from a first user device such as a smart phone to determine what funds are being requested for transfer. The system transfers funds from a second user such to the first user according to the requested amount of funds.
08/28/14
20140244480
new patent Systems and methods for providing a user interface for facilitating personal payment transactions
Systems and processes are disclosed for providing customized user interfaces for facilitating personal payment transactions. In certain embodiments, disclosed embodiments may generate a dynamic and customized interface for effecting the personal payment transaction by, for example, providing one or more options for the payer to fund the payment.
08/28/14
20140244476
new patent Continuous dialog to reduce credit risks
A financial interaction related to personal data analytics and behavioral data is facilitated. The financial interaction drives behaviors to affect a real-time credit risk, and provides direct feedback during the financial interaction.
08/28/14
20140244435
new patent Electronic commerce method and electronic commerce system
An electronic commerce method executed by a computer includes: receiving, from a user, an amount of disposable money usage of which is not determined; selecting, from among one or more products or services, a product or a service having a purchase price lower than or equal to the amount of disposable money, without receiving an instruction from the user; and performing processing of purchasing the product or the service which has been selected, without obtaining permission from the user. For example, an object recognizable by the user is presented to the user, and if purchase processing is performed, the user is notified that the object has performed purchase processing..
08/28/14
20140244434
new patent Access to guest accounts in electronic commerce
Disclosed are various embodiments involving access to guest orders in an electronic commerce application. In one embodiment, a request to access a guest account is obtained from a client.
08/28/14
20140244397
new patent System and method for providing short message targeted advertisements over a wireless communications network
A method and system for providing targeted advertisement information to consumers over a wireless communications network are provided. In one embodiment, local advertisers register to advertise on wireless communications devices that are in close proximity to the advertiser.
08/28/14
20140244351
new patent Customer relationship management (crm) systems
A customer, prospect and campaign management system maintains a single view of customers in one unified funnel, allowing companies to share platform-based, single-funnel views of prospects and customers in a privacy-compliant networked system. Individual customer relationship data records can be shared in a distributed multi-master, multi-slave or peer-peer context, partially or fully anonymously by removal of personally identifiable information, to one or more distributed slave or peer crm systems.
08/28/14
20140244349
new patent System and method for mobile analytics platform
The disclosed technology, in certain embodiments, provides a mobile analytics platform tailored to a specific industry, e.g., the life science/health care industry. This platform presents large amounts of data, organized and displayed as an analytical story on a portable electronic device.
08/28/14
20140244308
new patent Hipaa-compliant third party access to electronic medical records
Methods, computer systems, and computer storage media are provided for providing a third-party user hipaa-compliant access to an electronic medical record system at a clinical site. A request for a clinical study participant list is received from the third-party user, and it is determined that the third-party user has viewing and access rights with respect to the clinical study participant list.
08/28/14
20140244296
new patent Linking health care applications for information management
The disclosure generally describes computer-implemented methods, software, and systems for managing information exchange between medical care applications and an analytical infrastructure for medical care information. The disclosure also describes implementations that manage user access to medical care applications and communications between medical care applications.
08/28/14
20140244294
new patent Apparatus and method for network based remote mobile monitoring of a medical event
A server includes a processor and a memory connected to the processor. The memory stores instructions executed by the processor.
08/28/14
20140244272
new patent Control method and electronic device
The present invention discloses a control method and an electronic device, which are capable of solving the technical problem in the prior art that it is not rapid enough when controlling a voice recognition engine to enter an operating state. The control method is applied in an electronic device which comprises a voice recognition engine and comprises or is connected to a microphone, wherein the method comprises: acquiring first airflow information collected by the microphone; determining whether the first airflow information satisfies a first preset condition; and controlling the voice recognition engine to enter a second state when the first airflow information satisfies the first preset condition..
08/28/14
20140244271
new patent Electronic devices with voice command and contextual data processing capabilities
An electronic device may capture a voice command from a user. The electronic device may store contextual information about the state of the electronic device when the voice command is received.
08/28/14
20140244268
new patent Method and apparatus for voice control of a mobile device
A method and apparatus for voice control of a mobile device are provided. The method establishes a connection between the mobile device and a voice-control module.
08/28/14
20140244239
new patent Identifying words for a context
For identifying words for a context, a monitor module monitors first communications at a digital processing system and determines usage frequencies of a plurality of words in one or more contexts. An identity module identifies a first word in response to a usage frequency for the first word exceeding a use threshold..
08/28/14
20140244205
new patent Systems and methods for generating an artificial photoplethysmograph signal
A test unit may generate a pulse signal based on a pulsatile profile and a frequency modulation component of a respiratory profile. A respiration modulated signal may be generated from the pulse signal, an amplitude modulation component, and a baseline modulation component.
08/28/14
20140244198
new patent Calibration of a chemical sensor in a portable electronic device
In a method for calibrating a portable first electronic device (1) comprising a first chemical sensor, a determination is carried out whether the first electronic device is located near a second electronic device comprising a second chemical sensor. If this is the case and if optionally other criteria are fulfilled, readings of the first and second chemical sensor are compared.
08/28/14
20140244191
new patent Current usage estimation for electronic devices
Various embodiments are described herein for a system and method for estimating current consumption for an electronic device by obtaining log data comprising a record of at least some activities of the electronic device during a selected time period, parsing the log data into a plurality of component digests, estimating current consumption values for the component digests based on component signatures of the component digests, a current consumption model and a machine learning technique; and processing the estimated current consumption values to estimate current consumption data for the electronic device.. .
08/28/14
20140244180
new patent Shape analysis and mass spectrometry of individual molecules by nanomechanical systems
The spatial distribution of mass within an individual analyte can be imaged—in real time and with molecular-scale resolution—when it adsorbs onto a nanomechanical resonator. Each single-molecule adsorption event induces discrete, time-correlated perturbations to the modal frequencies of the device.
08/28/14
20140244172
new patent Guidance system for an individual in an unknown environment and method for implementing such a system
A guidance system (sg) for an individual (ind) moving in an unknown environment establishes a guidance loop (b) between a measurement module (mm) placed on the individual and a remote guidance platform (pg). In the measurement module, a means (cp) collects measurement data (dm) that are transmitted by another means (uc1) of transmission to the guidance platform via a first communication channel.
08/28/14
20140244171
new patent Navigation system and method
A navigation system and a navigation method are provided. The navigation method includes: receiving, by a receiving unit of a server, driving information according to a route from an electronic device; analyzing, by a feature-analysis unit of the server, the driving information and determining that the driving information belongs to a group in driver information corresponding to the route; and obtaining, by an optimization unit of the server, a best route from the group according to a starting point and a destination input by the electronic device, and transmitting the best route to the electronic device for navigation..
08/28/14
20140244168
new patent Positioning apparatus, integrated circuit apparatus, electronic device and program
A positioning apparatus 1 includes a first positioning unit 10 that performs first positioning processing that is performed based on a radio signal, an autonomous positioning sensor 20 that detects a state of the positioning apparatus 1, a second positioning unit 30 that performs second positioning processing that is performed based on an output of the autonomous positioning sensor 20, an attitude determining unit 40 that determines whether or not the attitude of the positioning apparatus 1 has been changed based on the output of the autonomous positioning sensor 20, and a control unit 50 that controls the first positioning unit 10. The control unit 50 performs control so as to cause the first positioning unit 10 to perform the first positioning processing if the attitude determining unit 40 determines that the attitude of the positioning apparatus 1 has been changed..
08/28/14
20140244147
new patent System and method for using cellular network components to derive traffic information
A traffic reporting system and method for geographic area of interest. The system includes standard wireless telecommunication components configured to establish search criteria, determine a sample size, collect traffic information, calculate additional traffic information, and generate reports..
08/28/14
20140244100
new patent Remote monitoring terminal device for mobile work vehicle or vessel
Disclosed is a remote monitoring terminal device including: connection terminals (t, . .
08/28/14
20140244098
new patent Management system of mining machine and management method of mining machine
In a management system of the mining machine, a management device collects operation information about the dump truck via a management-side wireless communication device. Routes along which the dump truck travels are identified based on position information, included in the operation information about the dump truck, about at least four locations included in a route along which the dump truck moves to a location where the dump truck unloads a load, to a location where the dump truck loads a load, and to a location where the dump truck unloads the load again..
08/28/14
20140244097
new patent Sensor system and method for use with an automated guided vehicle (agv)
A sensor system for use with an automated guided vehicle (agv) includes a plurality of sensor units electronically coupled to a sensor control module via parallel communications. Each sensor unit may include a sensor array having a plurality of sensor elements, a conditioning circuit having one or more filter/amplifiers, and a conversion circuit.
08/28/14
20140244063
new patent Adaptable wireless power, light and automation system
A power control unit and method of use thereof for varying the supply of electricity to an electrical apparatus using a wireless communications link between a controller and the power control unit. The power control unit is adapted to alternatively communicate with the controller using a non-peer-to-peer communications standard or a peer-to-peer communications standard such as wi-fi direct..
08/28/14
20140244058
new patent State trajectory prediction in an electric power delivery system
Disclosed is state trajectory prediction in an electric power delivery system. Electric power delivery system information is calculated from measurements by intelligent electronic devices (ieds), and communicated to a state trajectory prediction system.
08/28/14
20140244045
new patent Adaptable wireless power, light and automation system
A power control unit and method of use thereof for varying the supply of electricity to an electrical apparatus using a wireless communications link between a controller and the power control unit. The power control unit is adapted to alternatively communicate with the controller using a non-peer-to-peer communications standard or a peer-to-peer communications standard such as wi-fi direct..
08/28/14
20140244044
new patent Adaptable wireless power, light and automation system
A power control unit and method of use thereof for varying the supply of electricity to an electrical apparatus using a wireless communications link between a controller and the power control unit. The power control unit is adapted to alternatively communicate with the controller using a non-peer-to-peer communications standard or a peer-to-peer communications standard such as wi-fi direct..
08/28/14
20140244031
new patent Remotely-executed medical therapy device
Devices, systems, and software for providing remote medical therapy to a subject comprising: an apparatus for dispensing one or more medical items from an inventory of medical items, the inventory of medical items risk profiled to a subject, a population, a venue, or a situation; and a connector device comprising: at least one means for communicating with the apparatus for dispensing one or more medical items from an inventory of medical items; at least one means for communicating with a technology device; and a software module enabling communications between the apparatus for dispensing one or more medical items from an inventory of medical items and the technology device.. .
08/28/14
20140244014
new patent Audio and music data transmission medium and transmission protocol
A transmission medium and protocol is provided for bi-directional communication between an audio system and a peripheral device. The transmission medium includes a communication medium for communicating data and a communication medium for communicating a clock signal that corresponds to a transmission rate of bits on the other communication media.


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