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Date/App# patent app List of recent Nic-related patents
04/07/16
20160100511 
 Aluminum emi / rf shield with fins patent thumbnailAluminum emi / rf shield with fins
A shield made from aluminum (al) or an aluminum-based alloy coated with a solderable plating such as nickel or tin provides thermal improvement over existing shielding materials. The shield for electronic components on a circuit board comprising a base having an upper surface and one or more sidewalls extending from a perimeter of the upper surface, the sidewalls configured to engage a fence of the circuit board, and a fin array attached to the upper surface of the base, the fin array having a plurality of stackable fins, each of the stackable fins having a wall and one or more engagement tabs extending from one or more edges of the wall, the engagement tabs interlocking the plurality of stackable fins together..
A.k. Stamping Company, Inc.


04/07/16
20160100505 
 Device with heat transfer portion patent thumbnailDevice with heat transfer portion
A subsea electronic device (1) including a housing (2), a chassis (3) within the housing (2) to which one or more electronic cards (4) are mounted and heat transfer sections (5) in thermal contact with the electronic cards (4). The heat transfer sections (5) is in interference fit with an inner surface of the housing (2) thereby to transfer, in use, heat from the electronic cards (4) through the heat transfer sections (5) to the housing (2).
Aker Subsea Limited


04/07/16
20160100504 
 Cooling device for heating-generating devices patent thumbnailCooling device for heating-generating devices
A cooling device for heating-generating devices that are removably inserted into a plurality of slots formed in a cabinet of an electronic apparatus, the cooling device includes: a first cooling device provided in the electronic apparatus; a second cooling device provided outside the electronic apparatus; and a flexible tube that interconnects the first cooling device and the second cooling device so that a coolant is circulated; wherein the first cooling device includes a coolant flow path that is connected to one end of the flexible tube, the coolant flow path cooling both side surfaces of each of the plurality of slots, wherein the second cooling device includes a connector connected to another end of the flexible tube, a cooling unit that cools the coolant, which enters the second cooling device through the flexible tube, and a pump that feeds out the coolant, which has been cooled, to the flexible tube.. .
Fujitsu Limited


04/07/16
20160100499 
 Electronic device adopting key-waterproof structure and  waterproofing key thereof patent thumbnailElectronic device adopting key-waterproof structure and waterproofing key thereof
An electronic device and a method of waterproofing a key thereof are provided. The electronic device includes a body, a display device disposed in the body, a key disposed in the body, and a key-waterproof structure including an insert-injected product that includes an insert-injected sealing area, and a bonding area where a silicon-not-attached portion is formed.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


04/07/16
20160100496 
 Compact ejectable component assemblies in electronic devices patent thumbnailCompact ejectable component assemblies in electronic devices
Electronic devices are provided with ejectable component assemblies. Each ejectable component assembly may include a tray that can be loaded with one or more types of removable module, such as a mini-sim card and a micro-sim card, and inserted into the device.
Apple Inc.


04/07/16
20160100493 
 Below grade enclosure patent thumbnailBelow grade enclosure
An enclosure for telecommunications equipment suitable for below grade use with fiber optic equipment or electrical equipment is described. The enclosure incorporates a cam operated latching mechanism and compression plates to seal the door closed and create a water resistant or water tight seal.
American Products, L.l.c.


04/07/16
20160100491 
 Method of mounting self-adhesive substrate on electronic device patent thumbnailMethod of mounting self-adhesive substrate on electronic device
A method of mounting a self-adhesive substrate on an electronic device comprising steps of: (s01) providing a base for mounting at least one self-adhesive substrate thereon, wherein each self-adhesive substrate includes a copper circuit layer formed thereon, an insulated adhering layer adhered with the copper circuit layer and made of glue with thermal conductive powders, and a release layer attached with the insulated adhering layer; (s02) forming the at least one self-adhesive substrate on the base based on a profile or a circuit configuration of a fixing portion of an accommodating member of an electronic device; (s03) welding a plurality of electronic elements on the copper circuit layer of each self-adhesive substrate; (s04) removing each self-adhesive substrate; (s05) removing the release layer from each self-adhesive substrate to adhere each self-adhesive substrate on the fixing portion of the accommodating member of the electronic device.. .

04/07/16
20160100453 
 Method and  performing discontinuous reception operation by connected mode user equipment in a mobile communication system patent thumbnailMethod and performing discontinuous reception operation by connected mode user equipment in a mobile communication system
Methods and apparatuses are provided for establishing time alignment by a terminal in a wireless communication system. Information for identifying a preamble is received from the base station on the downlink control channel.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


04/07/16
20160100449 
 Apparatus and  providing multiple connections using different radio access technology in wireless communication system patent thumbnailApparatus and providing multiple connections using different radio access technology in wireless communication system
The present disclosure relates to a communication method and system for converging a 5th-generation (5g) communication system for supporting higher data rates beyond a 4th-generation (4g) system with a technology for internet of things (iot). The present disclosure may be applied to intelligent services based on the 5g communication technology and the iot-related technology, such as smart home, smart building, smart city, smart car, connected car, health care, digital education, smart retail, security and safety services.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


04/07/16
20160100448 
 Method for simultaneously receiving lte and 1x in srlte device patent thumbnailMethod for simultaneously receiving lte and 1x in srlte device
Methods, apparatuses and computer readable media are described that configure wireless circuitry of a wireless communication device. The wireless communication device establishes a connection to a first wireless network using first and second receiving signaling chains.
Apple Inc.


04/07/16
20160100447 

Techniques for transmitting a control channel and a data channel over multiple component carriers


Certain aspects of the present disclosure relate to transmitting control and data channels over multiple carriers in wireless communications. Configuration information can be obtained for a plurality of component carriers configured by one or more cells.
Qualcomm Incorporated


04/07/16
20160100446 

Method and device for controlling quality of service in wireless lan


A method for transmitting/receiving, by a user equipment, a signal in a mobile communication system includes: transmitting an authentication request message to a wireless lan; receiving an authentication response message corresponding to the authentication request message from the wireless lan; and transmitting, to a base station, a message for supporting a multi-connection mode based on the authentication response message. It is possible to generate an access connection or to provide a qos setting when simultaneously accessing a 3gpp system and a non-3gpp system and transmitting/receiving data, so that a more improved method and device for transmitting and receiving data can be provided to a user..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


04/07/16
20160100442 

Wireless communication device, wireless communication method and base station


A wireless communication device, a wireless communication method, and a base station, the wireless communication device being used for device-to-device communication and including: a reception device, used for receiving paging signaling sent when in communication with another wireless communication device and preset conditions are satisfied for device-to-device communication, the paging signaling being used to supplement paging between the wireless communication device and the other wireless-communication device; paging based upon the paging signaling is used to confirm establishment of device-to-device communication between the wireless communication device and the other wireless-communication device. The wireless communication device, wireless communication method, and base station at least can enhance efficiency of device-to-device paging and thus also enhance efficiency of device-to-device communication..
Sony Corporation


04/07/16
20160100441 

High efficiency distributed device-to-device (d2d) channel access


Techniques for facilitating device-to-device (d2d) communications using a high efficiency distributed channel access scheme are generally described herein. In some examples, a communication zone allocated for wireless d2d communications is divided into resource contention and scheduled transmission portions.

04/07/16
20160100440 

Wireless mesh network auto-forming in a multi-tenant environment


A wireless mesh access point (ap) determines a candidate set of basic service set identifiers (bssids) or other unique identifiers by monitoring for detection of a set of wireless communications, each bearing a unique identifier. The ap selects a candidate unique identifier from the candidate set.
Adtran, Inc.


04/07/16
20160100439 

Techniques for determining identity information used for wireless communications


Techniques are presented herein for optimizing identification and pairing of devices for wireless communications. A first device is configured to interact with a detection region of a second device.
Under Armour, Inc.


04/07/16
20160100437 

Multi-protocol device supporting wireless plant protocols


A plant wireless access point (pwap) is disclosed that bridges communications between a field communicator and a plant automation network. The pwap may facilitate provisioning of new plant devices into a plant automation wireless network using the field communicator, and may also facilitate the field communicator performing various functions regarding one or more plant devices connected to the plant automation network.
Fisher-rosemount Systems, Inc.


04/07/16
20160100431 

Radio communication system and terminal device


A radio communication system includes a radio base station and a terminal device. The radio base station and the terminal device share correspondence information about subsets of preamble sequences obtained by segmenting preamble sequences available in the radio communication systems into groups, each of the subsets being associated with a received signal level at the terminal device and a number of repetitions for transmitting the preamble sequences of each of the subsets.
Ntt Docomo, Inc.


04/07/16
20160100430 

Contention based uplink transmissions for latency reduction


Contention-based uplink communications within a wireless communications system are provided in which a user equipment (ue) may transmit data to a base station autonomously, and thereby reduce delay with established procedures for allocating uplink resources to a ue. A base station may allocate contention-based uplink resources from a set of available uplink resources.
Qualcomm Incorporated


04/07/16
20160100428 

Wireless communication system, base station apparatus, mobile station apparatus, and wireless communication method


A mobile station apparatus receives, on a pdcch (physical downlink control channel), information used for initiating a random access procedure. The mobile station apparatus also transmits a random access preamble on a physical random access channel resource based on or in response to the information.
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha


04/07/16
20160100414 

Superposed signaling for bandwidth efficiency


Systems, methods and instrumentalities are disclosed for superposed signaling for bandwidth efficiency in wireless communications. Homogeneous and heterogeneous signals may be superposed on the same channel.
Interdigital Patent Holdings, Inc.


04/07/16
20160100408 

Multiuser signaling and access request mechanisms


In an example of wireless communications, an access point (ap) may send a first trigger frame to multiple stations. In response, some or all of the stations may transmit their respective uplink frames to the ar the uplink frames may include status information of the stations such as buffered data size.
Newracom, Inc.


04/07/16
20160100405 

Wireless communication method using a femto base station and a femto base station for use therewith


A communication method for a wireless communication network comprises: providing a femto base station configured to communicate wirelessly with one or more wireless communication devices within the coverage area of the femto base station, wherein the femto base station may communicate on a plurality of different carrier frequencies; monitoring each communication device within the coverage area; and activating and/or deactivating one or more main carrier frequencies of the femto base station, in accordance with communication requirements of the communication devices; wherein a communication device, which is within the coverage area of the femto base station but is not being served by an active main carrier frequency of the femto base station, is served by a macro base station, having a coverage area within the coverage area of the femto base station, or, if the femto base station is also capable of communicating on auxiliary carrier frequencies, an auxiliary carrier frequency.. .
Fujitsu Limited


04/07/16
20160100404 

Opportunistic signal transmission for inter-rat co-existence


Various embodiments may be generally directed to techniques for transmitting and receiving one or more reference signals opportunistically within a window over an unlicensed carrier. Various embodiments provide techniques for determining a configuration of the window within an operating environment that may include one or more different radio access technologies (rats).
Intel Ip Corporation


04/07/16
20160100399 

Emulating virtual port control of airtime fairness using per station enhanced distributed channel access (edca) parameters


A technique for emulating virtual port control of airtime fairness for wireless stations using per station enhanced distributed channel access (edca) parameters. Specific parameters are received for each of a plurality of stations connected to the access point.
Meru Networks


04/07/16
20160100395 

Downlink and uplink channel with low latency


Certain aspects of the present disclosure provide techniques that may be used to help enable low latency communications between a user equipment (ue) and a base station (bs) using quick uplink channels that enable a reduced transmission time interval (tti). Additionally, certain aspects of the present disclosure provide techniques for managing communications in a wireless communication system, for example, by using enhanced downlink control channels..
Qualcomm Incorporated


04/07/16
20160100394 

Communication system and communication method, communication apparatus and control the same, and storage medium


In a communication system including a first apparatus and a second apparatus, the first apparatus transmits to the second apparatus a signal that requests information for connecting to a network. Then, in response to receiving the signal from the first apparatus, the second apparatus determines whether or not another apparatus connectable to the network is present within a communicable range of the second apparatus, and when determining that the other apparatus is present in the communicable range, the second apparatus notifies the first apparatus of information for connecting to the other apparatus.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


04/07/16
20160100393 

Base station device, wireless communication system, and base station device control method


A p cell communication unit and an s cell communication unit establish communication with a mobile station using a plurality of radio resources of a first cell and a second cell overlapping the first cell. A moving speed measuring unit measures a moving speed of the mobile station based on a signal transmitted from the mobile station using the radio resources of the first cell.
Fujitsu Limited


04/07/16
20160100392 

Radio reception apparatus, radio transmission apparatus, and radio communication method


Where first and second reference signals for a first and second communication system, respectively, are transmitted, resources that affect a reception apparatus compatible only with the first communication system can be minimized, and the throughput can be prevented from being deteriorated. As resources for a reference signal csi-rs for lte-a, last half symbols in a time direction of a resource unit rb/sub-frame defined in a frequency-time domain are used, and the csi-rs is allocated in a position up to the last two symbols or in the last symbol, or the like, of a particular rb/sub-frame and transmitted when a reference signal 4rs for lte is transmitted to a reception apparatus in addition to transmitting csi-rs for lte-a.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Corporation Of America


04/07/16
20160100387 

Methods and systems for uplink transmit diversity


Certain aspects of the present disclosure propose methods for supporting uplink transmit diversity in a wireless communication system. The proposed methods may eliminate ambiguity in decoding physical downlink control channel aggregation level and resources that are used by different antennas of a user equipment.
Qualcomm Incorporated


04/07/16
20160100386 

Method and transmitting a reference signal in a multi-antenna system


A method is provided for transmitting, by a user equipment (ue), a demodulation reference signal (dmrs) for a physical uplink shared channel (pusch) in a wireless communication system. First, second, and third dmrs sequences associated with first, second, and third layers respectively are generated.
Lg Electronics Inc.


04/07/16
20160100383 

Method and network node for link adaptation in a wireless communications network


A method in network node for selecting a downlink modulation and coding scheme is provided. The network node obtains information comprising a first uplink signal strength of a transmission from the terminal in the first cell.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


04/07/16
20160100378 

Communication control method and user terminal


A communication control method according to a first aspect includes: a step a of acquiring, by a user terminal that supports a cellular communication and a wlan communication, access point location information on a geographical location of a wlan access point; a step b of transmitting, from the user terminal to a cellular network, the access point location information; and a step c of acquiring, by a cellular base station included in the cellular network, the access point location information.. .
Kyocera Corporation


04/07/16
20160100374 

Method for transmitting information for synchronization of user equipment by base station in wireless communication system and same


The present invention relates to a method for transmitting information for synchronization of a user equipment by a base station in a wireless communication system and apparatus for the same. In one embodiment of the present invention, a source base station transmits a request message requesting uplink synchronization information according to a predetermined reference to a target base station, receives a response message including the synchronization information from the target base station in response to the requested message, and transmits the received synchronization information to one or more user equipments which are to move to a cell serviced by the target base station.
Lg Electronics Inc.


04/07/16
20160100369 

Delegating wifi network discovery and traffic monitoring


A wireless device configured to delegate it communications and traffic monitoring tasks to a paired device when a wireless transceiver of the wireless device is found to be in an idle state is provided. The wireless device includes two wireless transceivers, the first wireless transceiver for communicating with a wireless access point and second low power wireless transceiver for communicating with a paired device.
Apple Inc.


04/07/16
20160100368 

Method and system for planar, multi-function, multi-power sourced, long battery life radio communication appliance


Some embodiments provide multifunctional device that provides two or more of the following functions: a) ekey; b) ecall capability; c) body electric field measurement; d) body proximity measurement; e) external electric field measurement; f) one or two way voice announcement; g) motion sensor. Some embodiments provide an ekey that operates from battery energy and energy harvested by one or more of the following transducers: a) photo voltaic cell; b) radio frequency antenna; c) mechanical vibration, flexing; c) thermo-electric transducer.
Secureall Corporation


04/07/16
20160100365 

Methods and arrangements for frequency selective transmission


Logic may comprise hardware and/or code to select a narrow band from a wider channel bandwidth. Logic of communications between devices may select, e.g., a 1 or 2 mhz sub-channel from a wider channel bandwidth such as 4, 8, and 16 mhz and transmit packets on the selected 1 or 2 mhz channel.
Intel Corporation


04/07/16
20160100361 

Communication methods and communication devices


According to various embodiments, a communication method may be provided. The communication method may include at least one of sending a data unit or receiving a data unit.
Agency For Science, Technology And Research


04/07/16
20160100358 

Wireless communication system, base station device, move con-trol node, and wireless communication


The wireless communication system of the present invention includes a base station (10) and a mobility management node (20). The base station (10) sends at least one information from among location information of the base station (10) and information about the size of a cell of the base station (10), to the mobility management node (20).
Nec Corporation


04/07/16
20160100354 

Terminal device, communication system, and method implemented by the terminal device


A terminal device that is carried by a user and is connected to a network by wireless communication, the terminal device comprises: a communication unit that communicates information with some other device via the network in a communication form selected from multiple communication forms; an acquiring unit that acquires a communication-enabled place where the terminal device can communicate information in any of the communication forms in a peripheral area of a current location of the terminal device and a data transfer rate when the terminal device performs wireless communication in the communication-enabled place; a generating unit that generates available information indicating whether the communication forms are available on the basis of a corresponding data transfer rate with respect to each communication-enabled place in the peripheral area; and a presenting unit that presents the available information in each communication-enabled place in the peripheral area to the user.. .

04/07/16
20160100350 

A node and handling information centric networking based communications


A base station and wireless device, as well as corresponding methods, for information centric networking (icn) based communications with radio bearers, to provide a means for using icn bearers in parallel with standard packet data network (pdn) bearers.. .
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


04/07/16
20160100345 

Activation and deactivation of a secondary cell for device-to-device user equipment


According to some embodiments, a wireless communication device (110) capable of device-to-device, d2d, operation is configured with at least one secondary cell, scell. The wireless communication device receives (302) a command from a network node (120) to activate or deactivate the scell.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


04/07/16
20160100342 

Wireless communications using overlay network devices within coverage areas of underlay network devices


A wireless communication technique provides mobility for a mobile station to communicate with an overlay network device, which is within a coverage area of an underlay network device, when the mobile station is within a coverage area of both devices. The overlay network device broadcasts at least two downlink channels.
Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc.


04/07/16
20160100327 

Method and device for maintaining the performance quality of a communication system in the presence of narrow band interference


A system that incorporates teachings of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a process for measuring by a system having a processor, within a wide frequency band, signal power levels received in specified narrow frequency bands, determining an average composite wideband power level that excludes a portion of the power levels of the received signals, detecting interference according to an adaptive threshold based on the average composite wideband power level, and generating an interference report based on the detecting of the interference. Other embodiments are disclosed..
Isco International, Llc


04/07/16
20160100326 

Correlation identifier for user plane congestion and other use cases


Various communication systems may benefit from an identifier that can correlate a user equipment or a packet data network connection with a particular cell. For example, a correlation identifier may be useful to address management of user plane congestion and other use cases.
Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy


04/07/16
20160100319 

Method and transceiving a contact verification signal in a wireless communication system


The present document related to a method and apparatus for transceiving a signal capable of verifying the validity of an available channel in a wireless communication system. According to the present invention, a scheme for transceiving available channel information, a scheme for requesting/responding to a channel validity inquiry, and a scheme for transceiving a contact verification signal are provided, and accordingly, a scheme for supporting the accurate and efficient operation of an unlicensed device while protecting a licensed device in a whitespace band is provided..
Lg Electronics Inc.


04/07/16
20160100314 

Mobile data communication using biometric encryption


A mobile app using biometric encryption and decryption for privacy and security having both authentication and recognition functions. It utilizes the built-in camera of the mobile device to provide facial images for authentication purposes.
Washington Software, Inc.


04/07/16
20160100313 

Data communications management


Methods, systems, apparatuses, and/or computer-readable media for providing device management via application modification may be provided. In some embodiments, upon identifying an available wireless network, a determination may be made as to whether the available wireless network comprises an authorized wireless network.
Airwatch Llc


04/07/16
20160100312 

System and smart registration of wireless power receivers in a wireless power network


The embodiments described herein include a transmitter that transmits a power transmission signal (e.g., radio frequency (rf) signal waves) to create a three-dimensional pocket of energy. At least one receiver can be connected to or integrated into electronic devices and receive power from the pocket of energy.
Energous Corporation


04/07/16
20160100311 

Secure broadcast beacon communications


Using various embodiments, methods and systems for secure bluetooth low energy communications, in an unconnected state, are described herein. In one embodiment, conventional ble transmitting device data can be supplemented with authentication information, including a message authentication field which enables receivers to determine if the received beacon/transmitted ble peripheral data is genuine.

04/07/16
20160100310 

Method and performing pairing process in wireless communication system


The present disclosure relates to a sensor network, machine type communication (mtc), machine-to-machine (m2m) communication, and technology for interne of things (iot). The present disclosure may be applied to intelligent services based on the above technologies, such as smart homes, smart buildings, smart cities, smart cars, connected cars, health care, digital education, smart retail, security and safety services.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


04/07/16
20160100308 

Content-delivery footprint and capabilities data transfer from wireless communication devices


A wireless communication device generates content-delivery data indicating stored media content, content-delivery interface capability, tethered media devices, and internet protocol (ip) address data for the wireless communication device and for the tethered media devices. The wireless communication device wirelessly transfers the content-delivery data to a wireless communication network for delivery to a content distribution network.
Sprint Communications Company L.p.


04/07/16
20160100304 

Peer to peer mobile user equipment communication with on-demand discovery signal transmission


In some embodiments, a user equipment device (ue) implements a method for discovering the presence of neighboring ues using an on-demand discovery signal transmission technique. This discovery process may be performed to enable the ues to perform peer-to-peer communications with each other, wherein peer-to-peer communications is defined as direct communication between the ues without involving a base station.
Apple Inc.


04/07/16
20160100303 

Scheme for communication and transmitting discovery signal in mobile communication system


A method for performing communication by a first communication device in a mobile communication system is provided. The method includes determining whether the first communication device is proximate to a nearby second communication device through a short-range communication link, enabling one of a first long-range communication link with a network or the short-range communication link with the second communication device based on the determination as to whether the first communication device is proximate to the second communication device, and receiving data from the network through the enabled one of the first long-range communication link with the network or the short-range communication link..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


04/07/16
20160100298 

Systems and methods for controlling personal communications


A method for using a mobile software application for deleting or recalling unwanted messages on a mobile device before it is delivered to the intended recipient is provided. The software application operates by running on top of the resident messaging application on the mobile device.

04/07/16
20160100297 

Avoiding redundant transmissions of data during multimedia mobile phone communications


A method, apparatus, and computer product for avoiding redundant data transmissions during communication via multimedia mobile phones. In operation, a sending party inquires whether intended for transmission data already resides in a mobile phone of a receiving party depending on a content of the response from the receiving party, the sending party transmits the data or a request for displaying the already available data..
International Business Machines Corporation


04/07/16
20160100295 

Methods and systems for walkie-talkie communications


Walkie-talkies are a common means of coordinating activities at events but must be handed out, transferred as shifts and personnel in roles change, and collected. Further, walkie-talkies have a set range and the bigger the range the more expensive the walkie-talkie.

04/07/16
20160100292 

Location-based alerting


A method may use location information to transmit alert information to a communications device. Such a method may include receiving location information identifying a physical location of a mobile device; responsive to receiving an indication of communication intended for the mobile device, selecting an alerting tone based on the physical location of the mobile device; and providing instructions to adjust an alerting mechanism of the mobile device based on the selecting of the alerting tone.
At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp


04/07/16
20160100287 

Determining a location of a target wireless device


Various techniques and systems are provided for determining a location of a target wireless device. Specifically, various techniques and systems are provided for determining a location of a wireless device using timestamps assigned to communications transmitted between the wireless device and one or more other wireless devices on a same wifi channel as the wireless device.
Aruba Networks, Inc.


04/07/16
20160100286 

Determining a location of a target wireless device


Various techniques and systems are provided for determining a location of a target wireless device. Specifically, various techniques and systems are provided for determining a location of a wireless device using timestamps assigned to communications transmitted between the wireless device and one or more other wireless devices on a same wifi channel as the wireless device.
Aruba Networks, Inc.


04/07/16
20160100284 

Wireless communication device, wireless communication method, information processing device, information processing method, and program


A wireless communication device includes a transmission portion, an information acquisition portion, a storage portion, a selection portion, and a transmission control portion. The transmission portion transmits information.
Sony Corporation


04/07/16
20160100281 

Device, method and computer readable medium for communication on a zigbee network


In a zigbee network, reliable communications are provided by maintaining messages transmitted from a device in a message queue in the device. If no successful acknowledgement is received for a transmitted message, the message is re-transmitted when the message queue executes.
Amx Llc


04/07/16
20160100280 

Dynamically switching communication modes in multi-standard wireless communication devices


Techniques for wireless communications are described. In an example embodiment, a method of configuring wireless communication between two devices comprises using two different communication channels each having a different number of timeslots, in which the first channel is used in a first mode, the second channel is used in the second mode, and operation transitions between the first mode and the second mode in accordance with a predetermined characteristic corresponding to the communication between the two devices..
Cypress Semiconductor Corporation


04/07/16
20160100279 

Systems and methods for portable storage devices


Systems, methods, and computer program products for portable storage devices are disclosed. A portable storage device may communicate with other devices utilizing a standardized communication system (“scs”) to transmit data directly between devices including an scs.

04/07/16
20160100256 

Acoustic assembly and manufacturing the same


A microelectromechanical system (mems) microphone includes a base; a cover having a port extending therethrough; a mems die coupled to the cover, the mems die including a diaphragm and a back plate; an application specific integrated circuit (asic) coupled to the cover and the mems die; and an electrical interconnection from the asic to the base, the electrical interconnection being disposed on an inside surface of the cover. The base includes customer pads, the customer pads on the base being connected electrically to the asic via the electrical interconnection.
Knowles Electronics, Llc


04/07/16
20160100255 

Electronic apparatus


An electronic apparatus comprises a cover panel, a piezoelectric vibration element located on a rear surface being opposite to an exposed surface of the cover panel, and a drive module driving the piezoelectric vibration element based on a sound signal. The rear surface comprises a first region where the piezoelectric vibration element is disposed.
Kyocera Corporation


04/07/16
20160100251 

Electronic device for generation of an audible alarm or music


The electronic device is arranged for generation of an audible alarm or music. It includes a coil or inductor and a buzzer provided with a capacitor connected in series with the coil.
The Swatch Group Research And Development Ltd


04/07/16
20160100249 

Contactless audio adapter, and methods


A contactless, electromagnetic (em) replacement for cabled standards-based interfaces (such as usb, i2s) which handles data transfer requirements associated with the standard, and capable of measuring and replicating relevant physical conditions on data lines so as to function compatibly and transparently with the standard. A contactless link between devices having transceivers.
Keyssa, Inc.


04/07/16
20160100238 

Ruggedizer for communications headset


A flexible and resilient covering, or ruggedizer, for an ear cup of a communications headset that provides noise reduction, additional water resistance, additional dust resistance, flotation of the entire headset, and improved mechanical shock resistance. The ruggedizer is preferably made of silicone rubber.
Sonetics Holdings, Inc.


04/07/16
20160100237 

Integrated personal electronic device


An integrated personal electronic device designed to be worn around the back of the head and is supported by resilient elastomeric material which surrounds a ductile wire forming a headband. The headband contains a series of adjustable sinusoidal bends.

04/07/16
20160100235 

Electronic device with low frequency audio output capability


An electronic device capable of outputting low frequency sound includes a hollow housing, and a speaker assembly, a first securing member, a second securing member secured to the second securing member, and a vibration plate received in the housing. The vibration plate is secured to the first securing member.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.


04/07/16
20160100228 

Methods and apparatus to provide messages to television users


Methods and apparatus to provide messages to consumer electronics devices are disclosed. In response to a request from a consumer electronics device for messaging information stored with at least one of a first message provider or a second message provider, determining, with a processor of a mediation system, an identifier associated with the consumer electronics device.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.


04/07/16
20160100220 

Transmission method, reception method, transmission device, and reception device


According to one aspect of the present disclosure, a transmission method for enabling transmission of content using a broadcast wave and a communication channel includes: transmitting auxiliary information using at least the broadcast wave, the auxiliary information being information for synchronizing content transmission using the broadcast wave and content transmission using the communication channel when the content is transmitted using the broadcast wave and the communication channel, and the auxiliary information causing a reception side to perform the synchronization when the reception side receives the auxiliary information. Therefore, even if timing of starting reception of the content through the communication is delayed, the reception side can play back the content by a combination of the broadcasting and the communication..
Panasonic Intellectual Property Corporation Of America


04/07/16
20160100209 

Method and automatically converting source video into electronic mail messages


The invention relates to a method and system for automatically identifying video content within source video and transmitting the video content to an electronic mail client. The transmitted video content can be streaming video, video files, and/or other medium derived from the source video.
At&t Intellectual Property Ii, L.p.


04/07/16
20160100193 

Scalable transform hardware architecture with improved transpose buffer


As the quality and quantity of shared video content increases, video encoding standards and techniques are being developed and improved to reduce bandwidth consumption over telecommunication and other networks. One such technique for compressing videos involves transforming image data into an alternate, encoding-friendly domain (e.g., by a two-dimensional discrete cosine transform).
Qualcomm Incorporated


04/07/16
20160100191 

Pipelined intra-prediction hardware architecture for video coding


As the quality and quantity of shared video content increases, video encoding standards and techniques are being developed and improved to reduce bandwidth consumption over telecommunication and other networks. One technique to reduce bandwidth consumption is intra-prediction, which exploits spatial redundancies within video frames.
Qualcomm Incorporated


04/07/16
20160100178 

Method of color palette coding applicable to electronic device and electronic device using the same


The disclosure is directed to a method of color palette coding and an electronic device using the same method. The proposed method would include not limited to encoding, by using a processor, a bit stream to represent a color of a coding unit and storing the bit stream in a storage medium or transmitting the bit stream.
Industrial Technology Research Institute


04/07/16
20160100153 

3d image sensor module and electronic apparatus including the same


A three-dimensional (3d) image sensor device and an electronic apparatus including the 3d image sensor device are provided. The 3d image sensor device includes: a shutter driver that generates a driving voltage of a sine wave biased with a first bias voltage, from a loss-compensated recycling energy; an optical shutter that varies transmittance of reflective light reflected from a subject, according to the driving voltage, and modulates the reflective light to generate at least two optical modulation signals having different phases; and an image generator that generates 3d image data for the subject which includes depth information calculated based on a phase difference between the at least two optical modulation signals..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


04/07/16
20160100140 

Electronic device and projecting screen adjustment


An electronic device including a projection unit, an ambient light sensor and a processing unit is provided. The projection unit has a projection lens fixed on a side surface of the electronic device.
Acer Incorporated


04/07/16
20160100137 

Smart device and related systems and methods


An electronic device is provided. The electronic device may include components.
T+ink, Inc.


04/07/16
20160100117 

Da converter, solid-state imaging device, driving solid-state imaging device, and electronic apparatus


Disclosed is a digital-analog converter including a current generation section, a current source transistor bias voltage keeping section, a cascade transistor group switch section, and a conversion section. The current generation section has at least one current source transistor group including a plurality of current source transistors and generates an output current based on a value of a digital input signal.
Sony Corporation


04/07/16
20160100113 

Image sensors and related methods and electronic devices


An image sensor is provided including a pixel array, a correlated double sampling (cds) unit, an analog-digital converting (adc) unit, a control unit, and an overflow power voltage control unit. The pixel array includes at least one unit pixel that generates accumulated charges corresponding to incident light in a photoelectric conversion period and outputs an analog signal based on the accumulated charges in a readout period.

04/07/16
20160100104 

Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and image communication system


When a place where a different panoramic image was captured is present in a direction in which a panoramic image to be displayed is captured, a marker setting unit associates a marker indicating that the different panoramic image is present in said image-captured direction with the panoramic image to be displayed. A mapping processing unit maps, as a texture, the panoramic image to be displayed, with which the marker of the different panoramic image is associated, in a three-dimensional panoramic space.
Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.


04/07/16
20160100100 

Method for configuring screen, electronic device and storage medium


Disclosed is a screen configuring method of an electronic device. The screen configuring method may include displaying a first application execution screen, obtaining a first area of the first application execution screen, displaying a camera application execution screen in the first area; obtaining an image displayed on the camera application execution screen, and reflecting the obtained image to the first application..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


04/07/16
20160100096 

Apparatus and controlling auto focus function in electronic device


An apparatus and a method for performing an auto focus (af) function in an electronic device which does not perform the af function while performing a camcorder function are provided. The apparatus includes a camera for receiving a photographing data, a camera processing unit for performing any one of a still picture acquisition function and an af function, a recording processing unit for performing a function for recording the photographing data, a camera driver for operating the camera under control of the camera processing unit and the recording processing unit, and a processor for controlling the camera processing unit and the recording processing unit when detecting an af request while photographing a moving picture to focus on the photographing data automatically and to record the focused photographing data..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


04/07/16
20160100067 

Status management system, electronic apparatus, and communication in system


A multifunction machine of a status management system includes an apparatus-side status change communication unit that transmits a status change notification to a management server when status information that is managed by the multifunction machine is changed by operating the multifunction machine, and an apparatus-side information communication unit that transmits a response to the request notification to the management server when a request notification is received from the management server. The management server of the status management system includes a server-side status change communication unit that receives a status change notification from the multifunction machine, and a server-side information communication unit that transmits a request notification to the multifunction machine and receives a response to the request notification from the multifunction machine when the server-side status change communication unit receives the status change notification..
Seiko Epson Corporation


04/07/16
20160100062 

Continuation of vendor neutral voip interface devices and compatible portable phones


A voice over internet protocol (voip) interface system for enabling communications between a plain old telephone service (pots) device and a packet data network is disclosed. The voip interface system includes a pots interface configured to communicate pots voice telephone communications and a powered packet-based interface configured to communicate packet-based voice telephone communications with a host computer system that also provides power.

04/07/16
20160100054 

System, method, and computer-readable medium for schedule-based telecommunication policies


A system, method and computer-readable medium for enforcing user telecommunication privileges on a per-schedule basis are provided. Enterprise members may have a schedule associated therewith that defines scheduled locations of the users.
Tango Networks, Inc.


04/07/16
20160100053 

Multiple persona support for communications


Concepts and technologies are disclosed herein for providing multiple persona support for communications. A processor, at the device, can execute a persona service.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.


04/07/16
20160100049 

Systems and methods for initiating communications with contacts based on a communication specification


Disclosed herein are methods and systems for initiating communications with contacts based on a communication specification. According to an aspect, a method may include receiving a communication specification.
Modena Enterprises, Llc


04/07/16
20160100046 

Systems and methods for disabling recording functionality in a secure area


A system for disabling recording functionality in a secure area. The system includes a beacon.

04/07/16
20160100044 

System and remote operation of electric fishing reels


A method and system for remote operation of at least one electric fishing reel by radio communication with a communication terminal having a radio communication module. The at least one electric fishing reel includes a radio communication module compatible with the command terminal radio communication module.
Miyamae Co., Ltd.


04/07/16
20160100035 

Personal handheld web server and storage device


A personal handheld web server that is wi-fi connectable to the internet through any wireless modem includes an ergonomic egg-shaped housing enclosing circuitry for a web server; at least wi-fi, bluetooth, and usb communications; and an externally visible video screen for user input, control, music playing, and document viewing. When in communication with the internet by wi-fi, the personal handheld web server has a unique url by which the personal handheld web server can be accessed by authorized users.
Eggcyte, Inc.


04/07/16
20160100023 

Proxy device for reducing number of connections to gateway


Techniques and systems for operating a device as a communication proxy for other devices are provided. For example, a method, computing device, or computer-program product may be provided, and may include receiving, on a computing device, a device communication using a first transceiver radio and using a connection with a first device, wherein the connection with the first device is established over a first channel of a frequency band, determining that the device communication is from the first device, wherein the computing device and the device are able to connect with a second device, and establishing a connection with the second device over a second channel of the frequency band, wherein the computing device operates as a communication proxy for the first device by using the connection with the second device to exchange communications with the second device for the first device, and wherein the computing device and the first device include internet of things devices and share a common cloud network service provider.
Belkin International Inc.


04/07/16
20160100022 

Proxy device for reducing number of connections to gateway


Techniques and systems for operating a device as a communication proxy for other devices are provided. For example, a method, computing device, or computer-program product may be provided, and may include receiving a device communication using a connection with a first device, determining that the device communication is from the first device, wherein the computing device and the first device are able to connect with a second device, and establishing a connection with the second device, wherein the computing device operates as a communication proxy for the first device by using the connection with the second device to exchange communications with the second device for the first device, and wherein the computing device and the first device include internet of things devices and share a common cloud network service provider.
Belkin International Inc.


04/07/16
20160100014 

Method and terminal for controlling internet of things and controlled electronic device


A method for controlling an internet of things comprises: displaying, by a terminal, an interactive page of a controlled device, wherein the interactive page includes an interface interaction element configured to control the controlled device, and the controlled device is assigned a unique communication number; obtaining, by the terminal, a control command inputted by a user via the interface interaction element for controlling the controlled device, wherein the control command comprises the unique communication number; and sending, by the terminal, the control command to the controlled device in accordance with the unique communication number.. .
1more Inc.


04/07/16
20160100009 

Cloud process for rapid data investigation and data integrity analysis


A system and method for rapid data investigation and data integrity analysis is disclosed. A data set is received by a server computer from one or more client computers connected with the server computer via a communications network, and the data set is stored in a distributed storage memory.
Fair Isaac Corporation






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