|| List of recent Nic-related patents
|Vectors for nucleic acid expression in plants|
The present invention provides a binary vector containing only the elements essential for maintenance in e. Coli and agrobacterium and transforming plant cells, for single copy insertions in transgenic plants with little or no vector backbone integrations.
|Methods for producing transgenic plants|
A method of producing a stably transformed corn plant in a single container is demonstrated. This method allows for the automation of the transformation process and reduces labor, material, and ergonomic costs associated with traditional plant tissue culture systems..
|Isolated polynucleotides and polypeptides and methods of using same for increasing plant yield, biomass, growth rate, vigor, oil content, abiotic stress tolerance of plants and nitrogen use efficiency|
Provided are isolated polynucleotides encoding a polypeptide at least 80% homologous to the amino acid sequence selected from the group consisting of seq id nos: 757, 456-756, 758-774, 8385-10836, and 10838-14462; and isolated polynucleotide comprising nucleic acid sequences at least 80% identical to seq id no: 377, 1-376, 378-455, and 775-8384. Also provided are nucleic acid constructs comprising same, isolated polypeptides encoded thereby, transgenic cells and transgenic plants comprising same and methods of using same for increasing yield, biomass, growth rate, vigor, oil content, fiber yield, fiber quality, abiotic stress tolerance, and/or nitrogen use efficiency of a plant..
|Apparatuses and methods for protecting program file content using digital rights management (drm)|
An electronic device for protecting program file content using digital rights management (drm) is provided with a drm agent module, a plug-in, and a web browser module. The drm agent module is configured to process drm-protected content associated with a program file.
|Electronic device and content sharing method|
A method of sharing content for an electronic device is provided. The electronic device is capable of changing contents that are to be shared when a network changes.
|Testing device for removing customer personal information from an electronic device|
A testing device, system, and method for removing customer personal information (cpi). The testing device includes a user interface for communicating information and receiving user input.
|Method for removing customer personal information from an electronic device|
A system and method for processing electronic devices to determine removal of customer personal information (cpi). An electronic device is connected to a test device.
|Analysis of network operation|
A network device is configured to receive information from a number of different types of data collection devices. The information may relate to operation of devices in a network and communications in the network.
|Authentication method and code setting method and authentication system for electronic apparatus|
The present invention relates to an authentication method for electronic apparatus and authentication system, which comprises the steps of: enabling an electronic apparatus to be moved by a user from a first position to a second position; enabling an inertial sensor embedded in the electronic apparatus to detect and thus construct a three-dimensional continuous trajectory of the electronic apparatus's movement from the first position to the second position in a cartesian coordination system composed of a first-direction axis, a second-second axis and a third-direction axis; and enabling a processor embedded in the electronic apparatus to perform either a process for registering the three-dimensional continuous trajectory as a standard movement trajectory; or a comparison between the three-dimensional continuous trajectory and a previously registered standard movement trajectory so as to authenticate the correctness of the three-dimensional continuous trajectory and thus authenticate the electronic apparatus.. .
|System and method for disabling secure access to an electronic device using detection of a unique motion|
A system and method for providing secure authorization to an electronic device by combining two or more security features of authentication processed at substantially the same time where at least one of the factors is a “tolerant” factor. By combining two factors such as facial recognition and a screen gesture, these can be analyzed at substantially the same time except when a unique or individualized motion is detected..
|System and method for authenticating manual interaction in a computing environment|
The present invention relates to a system and method for providing a secure manual interaction with one or more electronic devices in a network. An authentication module generates an authentication task to a user to input data using a user interface.
|Wireless communication apparatus, recording medium, and method|
A wireless communication apparatus includes an optical wireless receiving unit receiving a pseudo random number; an authentication code generator generating an authentication code based on the pseudo random number received by the optical wireless receiving unit; and a wireless communication unit determining whether authentication using the authentication code with a given wireless communication apparatus is successful, and performing wireless communications with the given wireless communication apparatus when determining that the authentication using the authentication code with a given wireless communication apparatus is successful.. .
|System and method of content acquisition and delivery|
A method includes receiving, at an electronic device, a first input from a user identifying a program and a viewing time and creating a first calendar event corresponding to the viewing time in an electronic calendar associated with the user. The method also includes determining a first device to deliver the program to, where the first device is associated with the user.
|Communication method and system for providing content to a communication device according to a user preference|
A wireless communication device receives a menu selection from a user indicating a user preference to receive video with captions instead of audio. The wireless communication device transfers a message indicating the user preference to a wireless communication network.
|Gesture based polling using an intelligent beverage container|
Systems, devices, and methods are provided for conducting a polling event. A central server computer system determines a polling event is to be conducted and associates one or more inputs from a beverage container with a corresponding selection.
|Consolidated data services apparatus and method|
An apparatus for consolidated data services comprising a plurality of devices, a plurality of data services and a content application programming interface (api). A user api provides user identification for each of the plurality of devices using one or more of a plurality of user api methods.
|Application recognition system and method|
The disclosure provides an application recognition system and an application recognition method for an electronic device. The method includes determining whether or not there is one or more hidden running applications, where the hidden applications are associated with an inactive window under an active window associated with the current running application on a screen of the electronic device.
Method, apparatus and computer program product for use in the upgrade of nodes in a group of nodes in a data communications network. One or more nodes in the group to which a given upgrade is yet to be applied are identified.
|Screen display control method of electronic device and apparatus therefor|
A method and apparatus for zooming in or out and displaying a screen according a gesture of a user is provided. The method includes sensing gesture input, determining whether the gesture input corresponds to a predetermined pattern of a first semicircle or semi oval shape, and zooming in or out the image displayed on the screen and displaying a zoomed in or zoomed out image on a screen wherein the zoom ratio is in proportion to a radius of a first semicircle or a radius of a long or short axis of a first semi oval when the gesture input is the pattern of the first semicircle or semi oval shape..
|Electronic apparatus to execute application, method thereof, and computer readable recording medium|
An electronic apparatus includes a storage which stores a plurality of applications, a manager which manages a first list regarding a desktop application from among the plurality of applications stored in the storage, and manages a second list regarding a desktop application that has been already selected from among the desktop applications, a user interface which displays a first icon which corresponds to the first list and a second icon which corresponds to each desktop application included in the second list, and a controller which, if one of the displayed second icons is selected, drives a desktop application corresponding to the selected icon.. .
|Ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus, diagnostic imaging apparatus, image processing apparatus, and program stored in non-transitory computer-readable recording medium executed by computer|
An ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus equipped with a display unit configured to display an ultrasonic image, has a controller. The controller executes a setting for a position of an area of interest in the displayed ultrasonic image and a displaying of a mode selection menu on the display unit, simultaneously, in response to a single action while the ultrasonic image is displayed on the display unit..
|Method of controlling a list scroll bar and an electronic device using the same|
A method controls a list scroll bar, including displaying a partial area of a list having at least one first item, and a first list scroll bar to scroll the list; expanding and displaying a first index area having at least one first index corresponding to the at least one first item in the first list scroll bar; downscaling a second index area having at least one second index corresponding to at least one second item different from the at least one first item and displaying a representative second index representing the second index area in the first list scroll bar; and upon detecting a gesture to select the representative second index, expanding and displaying the second index area in the first list scroll bar while downscaling the first index area and displaying a representative first index representing the first index area in the first list scroll bar.. .
|Method of controlling touch function and an electronic device thereof|
A method for operating an electronic device is provided. The method includes detecting at least one first touch on a displayed content region, determining an area of a first rectangle formed by the at least one first touch, determining an area of a second rectangle formed by at least one second touch moved from the at least one first touch, comparing the area of the first rectangle with the area of the second rectangle, determining a function of the touch on the content region, and displaying the content region corresponding to the determined function of the touch..
|Electronic document reproduction apparatus and reproducing method thereof|
An electronic device according to an embodiment includes: a touch sensitive display unit configured to display one or more pages of a document thereon; and a controller configured for cooperating with the touch sensitive display unit to: receive a touch input applied to the touch sensitive display unit when the one or more pages of a document are displayed on the touch sensitive display unit; display information including a page number of the document on the touch sensitive display unit in response to the touch input; detect a proximity touch input starting from a point of the touch input to another point spaced from the touch sensitive display unit; and determine new information to be changed from the displayed information, based on a position of the another point.. .
|Electronic device and method for changing page count according to a duration of input touch|
An electronic device and method for navigating content to a desired a page based on a duration of touch input includes receiving a touch input at a particular region of displayed contents, counting and displaying a page to the desired page during which the touch input is in contact with the display screen, reaching and displaying the desired page when the touch input is lifted, and further turning to the page including the content according to a further gesture detected thereon.. .
|Methods and systems for controlling electronic devices|
A method includes, on a display of an electronic device, displaying a key layout, the key layout comprising a plurality of rows of keys and a plurality of columns of keys, displaying an indication of an active position at a first location for selecting one of the keys, detecting a directional input, and in response to the directional input, adjusting the key layout while maintaining display of the indication of the active position at the first location.. .
|Electronic device and method for file arrangement|
A file arrangement system applied in an electronic device includes a display control module, a date obtaining module. The display control module is operable to control a display unit of the electronic device to display a user interface with a date scale according to a predefined calendar.
|Electronic device for merging and sharing images and method thereof|
An electronic device for merging and sharing images and a method thereof are provided. The method includes detecting that at least two or more touch-input images are dragged to a set region and merging the images when they are located within a set distance..
|Method for displaying graphical user interfaces and electronic device using the same|
The invention provides an electronic device for displaying guis (graphical user interfaces) including a touch screen and a processor. The touch screen displays one or more of a plurality of guis and detects a first and a second touch signal.
|Processing method and processing device for displaying icon and electronic device|
A processing method and a processing device for displaying an icon and an electronic device are provided. The electronic device has a plurality of variable operation forms.
|Social network for media topics of information relating to the science of positivism|
Social media network environment for topics of information to impact social measurements, bringing generational awareness to improve community cultural and economic values. The network environment is a platform for sharing knowledge relating to fashion media, model media, and dress code media “fmdc” for human observations.
A lecture system is provided for the user to operate the teaching file on a display of an electronic device, the lecture system including a first sensor unit, a timer unit, a switch unit and a scroll unit. The first sensor unit is disposed corresponding to a first operating area; the timer unit electrically connects the first sensor unit and is installed with a threshold value; the switch unit electrically connects the timer unit and the first sensor unit for the user to switch between a first and a second input modes by operating on the first operating area for a first period of time less than the threshold value.
|Video manager for portable multifunction device|
A video player for a portable multifunction device is disclosed. In some embodiments, a list of video items is displayed in a portrait orientation of a touch screen display of a portable electronic device.
|Apparatus and method for controlling electronic book in portable terminal|
An apparatus and a method for controlling an electronic book in a portable terminal are provided. The method includes displaying a particular page of an electronic book selected from pre-stored electronic books, when an electronic book fore-edge display gesture is input, displaying a fore-edge of the electronic book while displaying the particular page, when a page turn gesture is input to the displayed fore-edge, determining a page based on the page turn gesture, and displaying the determined page..
|Re-ordering of iframe execution to reduce network activity window|
Systems and methods are herein disclosed for reducing power consumption, processor activity, network activity, and for improving a user experience during web browsing. More particularly, an ordering of iframes, or other self-contained component within the mainframe, is modified in terms of network resources, memory resources, and processor resources in order to conserve user device resources.
|Method and apparatus to save power upon resume in multi-core system|
A method is provided for resuming one or more cores of a multi-core processor that is part of an electronic device, the method comprising: grouping wakeup sources into a plurality of computing domains; receiving an interrupt associated with a wakeup source; identifying a first computing domain from the plurality that the wakeup source is part of; mapping the first computing domain to a first indication of one or more states of a first core of the processor; configuring the first core to enter the one or more states that are indicated by the first indication; and resuming the first core after the first core is configured.. .
|Electronic device and control method|
An electronic device comprises a wireless unit, a control unit starting up the wireless unit at a predetermined startup time and a storage unit, wherein the wireless unit queries a wireless base station about a message and, when the message addressed to the electronic device exists, receives the message from the wireless base station, the control unit, when the message received by the wireless unit is an erase message, executes a process of erasing data stored in the storage unit, and the control unit, whereas when the message received by the wireless unit is not the erase message or when there is not the message addressed to the electronic device, stops the wireless unit.. .
|Electronic device having usb interface and method for starting usb communication with such device|
The present disclosure provides an electronic device having a usb interface and a method for starting usb communication with such an electronic device, so as to solve the problem of a risk of damaging a mobile phone terminal device arising from sharing of an interface by a charger and a usb communication cable in the related art. In the electronic device, a port gpio of a baseband chip is connected to a pin usb_vbus of a usb interface of the baseband chip; based on this circuit, a power management chip detects a state of plugging-in-or-pulling-out of the charger and generates a corresponding interrupt request; and the baseband chip controls the gpio to output a corresponding level according to the interrupt request.
|System and method for providing secure inter-process communications|
A user device provides a mechanism for securing messages communicated between trusted processes along an established inter-process communication (ipc) channel. The mechanism permits the trusted processes to determine which messages to protect, and executes independently of platform-dependent ipc mechanisms..
|Facilitating electronic signatures based on physical proximity of devices|
Systems and methods for requesting transmission of a document from a sender device to a signer device, for purposes of obtaining an e-signature from the signer device, are disclosed. In some example embodiments, the systems and methods establish and/or determine a physical proximity between a signer device and a sender device, such as via a handshake between the devices, and a document to be signed is provided to the signer device in response to the established physical proximity..
|Method and device for connecting to a wireless network using a visual code|
A method for connecting a wireless communication device to a wireless network using a visual code includes reading the visual code that includes an access token that is associated with a wireless access point of the wireless network. The method further includes establishing a secure channel with the wireless access point, and sending the access token to the wireless access point over the secure channel, wherein the access token is used for network access control.
|Unauthorized connection detecting device, unauthorized connection detecting system, and unauthorized connection detecting method|
An unauthorized connection detecting device, which detects whether or not a power storage device is an unauthorized power storage device, includes: a communications unit receiving first charge/discharge information in which first identification information and first connection information are associated each other, the first identification information identifying an encryption key of the power storage device used for mutual authentication between a charge/discharge device and the power storage device, and the first connection information being on the power storage device and obtained when the power storage device is connected to the charge/discharge device; and an unauthorization detecting unit detecting whether or not the power storage device is the unauthorized power storage device, by determining, using the first identification information and the first connection information, whether or not two or more power storage devices associated with a single first identification information item are present.. .
|System and methods for online authentication|
A method of establishing a communication channel between a network client and a computer server over a network is described. The network client may be configured to communicate with the computer server over the network and to communicate with a token manager.
|Algorithm-based anonymous customer references|
A system and methodology that facilitates management and utilization of domain-specific anonymous customer references (acrs) for protecting subscriber privacy across different domains is disclosed herein. In one aspect, on receiving user authorization, an acr services (acrs) component can generate an acr that is to be inserted in a communication or message transmitted from a user equipment to an untrusted entity.
|System and method of accessing keys for secure messaging|
Methods and systems for handling on an electronic device a secure message to be sent to a recipient. Data is accessed about a security key associated with the recipient.
|Electronic device and method for backing up users operation information|
An electronic device capable of switching between a normal mode for recording users' operation information and a testing mode for allowing testers to analyze the recorded users' operation information, is provided. The electronic device includes an interface allowing an external device having a storage module to be electronically connected thereto, a detecting unit for detecting when the external device is electronically connected to the interface port when the electronic device is put into the testing mode, and a processor backing up the stored users' operation information to the external device if the external device having a sufficient available capacity is electronically connected to the interface port.
|Input device, input system, electronic apparatus, and sense presentation method|
An input device includes an operation portion configured to receive an input operation made by a user, a vibration portion configured to vibrate the operation portion, a detection portion configured to detect the input operation, and a controller configured to determine a vibration condition of the vibration portion based on the input operation detected by the detection portion and present an elastic sense to the user by driving the vibration portion under the determined vibration condition.. .
|Mode switching method of electronic device and associated electronic device|
A mode switch method of an portable electronic device includes: when the electronic device is electrically connected to a host, setting the electronic device to start to be operated under a first mode; when the host has installed a operating system, detecting whether the host has a driver of the electronic device or not; when the host has the driver of the electronic device, the electronic device continues to be operated under the first mode; and when the host does not have the driver of the electronic device, switching the electronic device to be operated under a second mode.. .
|Methods and structure for identifying support for super-standard features in communications between serial attached scsi devices|
Methods and structure for determining compatibility between a pair of sas devices for support of super-standard features of the devices. Features and aspects hereof provide for exchange of information between a first and second sas device using sas protocol in non-standard manners.
|Network traffic management using socket-specific syn request caches|
Methods, systems, and devices are described for managing network communications at a traffic manager module serving as a proxy to at least one network service for at least one client device. The traffic manager module may maintaining a syn request cache for a socket implemented by the traffic manager module.
|Method and apparatus for utilizing advertisements to provide information regarding connection setup|
A method, apparatus and computer program product are provided for reducing the time required for connection setup including, but not limited to, the time required for connection setup for devices discovered utilizing a low energy technology. In the context of a method performed by a slave device to be discovered, an advertisement may be generated including an indication of a capability to perform a predefined type of connection setup for initiating wireless communications.
|Switch management system and method|
Methods and systems for managing a service provider switch are provided. According to one embodiment, a method is provided for provisioning a switch with a network-based managed internet protocol (ip) service.
|Determining the type of a network tier|
Examples disclosed herein relate to determining the type of a network tier. Examples include determining that a target network tier is a forwarding type network tier if a protocol of communications between the target network tier and a source network resource is the same as a protocol of communications between the target network tier and a backend network tier.
|Ethernet based local ip access|
An h(e)nb-lgw node of a wireless telecommunications network having ues and an old h(e)nb-lgw node. The h(e)nb-lgw node includes a network interface unit which receives a context for a ue that has moved to the h(e)nb-lgw node.
|Resource management in dynamic network environments|
A system comprises a communications network configured to support transmission of a plurality of communications streams and a resource manager communicatively coupled to the communications network and configured to provision resources of the communications network to the plurality of communications streams. The system may further comprise a performance test manager communicatively coupled to said communications network and configured to identify a communication stream from said plurality of communications streams, identify a test network path for said identified communication stream that is substantially free of other network traffic, and perform a performance test over said test network path..
|Method and system for distributing media content|
Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, receiving from a communication system media content with metadata, recording the media content, detecting in the metadata a description of the media content correlating with a preference profile, presenting a first prompt requesting an acceptance or rejection of the media content, presenting a second prompt requesting a selection from a plurality of communication devices to direct in whole or in part the media content thereto, detecting the selection from the plurality of communication devices, and transmitting in whole or in part the media content to the selected communication device. Other embodiments are disclosed..
|Device and method for adaptive rate multimedia communications on a wireless network|
Methods, apparatus, and computer readable media may adjust an encoding rate based on network conditions between a transmitter and a receiver. Either the transmitter, receiver, or both the transmitter and receiver may determine the encoding rate.
|Method, apparatus and system for auto-synchronization of compressed content files|
An auto-synchronization method, apparatus, and system for synchronizing compressed content file automatically in such a way of tracing the modification history of source files of the compressed content file and synchronizing the modified source files selectively are provided. The portable device includes a radio communication unit configured to connect to the synchronization server to transmit and receive data related to the compressed content file, a storage unit configured to store at least one of the compressed content file, compressed content file information, and source file information related to source files constituting the compressed content file, and a control unit configured to detect a synchronization request signal generated by an event modifying the compressed content file, extract at least one modified first source file from the compressed content file based on the source file information, and synchronize the extracted first source file with a second source file matching among source files stored in a synchronization server..
|Systems and methods for sharing devices in a virtualization environment|
Described are systems and methods for communication between a plurality of electronic devices and an aggregation device. An aggregation device processes instructions related to a configuration of an electronic device in communication with the aggregation device.
|Leader node appointment|
Method, apparatus and computer program product for appointing a leader node from a group of nodes in a data communications network. Attribute data comprising status information of one or more nodes in the group is received.
|Method, system and computer program product for interception, quarantine and moderation of internal communications of uncontrolled systems|
Embodiments disclosed herein may intercept, quarantine, and moderate communications internal to an uncontrolled system. An example of an uncontrolled system may be a web application associated with a social networking site.
|Method for presenting an attachment within an email message|
A method for presenting an attachment within an email message on a display of a portable electronic device includes displaying the email message using a messaging application, sending a conversion request to an attachment server in order to view the attachment in an attachment viewer of the portable electronic device, receiving a converted attachment from the attachment server; and upon receiving the converted attachment from the attachment server, inserting a thumbnail image in a message body of the email message.. .
|Context aware social callback|
A server executing a context aware social callback application and method are provided. Posts with action tags made on social media sites or pages that identify a monitoring entity or associated offering are identified.
|System and method for re-directing requests from browsers for communications over non-ip based networks|
A method and system for deploying content to client applications is provided. Inbound messages are accepted from a client application running on a client device via a proxy ip/port.
|Communication system and its method and communication apparatus and its method|
This invention relates to a communication system including a first apparatus having a first storage medium, and a second apparatus for transmitting data to the first apparatus, the second apparatus comprising: a second storage medium for storing management information of data to be transferred to the first storage medium; communication means for communicating data with the first apparatus; edit means capable of editing the management information; and control means for making a control to transfer data stored in the second storage medium to the first storage medium by way of the communication means on the basis of the management information edited by the edit means.. .
|Unified communication interface for distributed computing|
Implementing a unified communication system allowing different clients to communicate using different communication modalities to access the same functionality of a remote application. A method includes identifying functionality of an application of a service.
|Electronic device and method for automatically storing url by calculating content stay value|
An electronic device and a method for automatically storing a uniform resource locator (url) by calculating a content stay value are provided. The method includes detecting a weight value of contents displayed, calculating a stay value using the detected weight value, and when the calculated stay value is greater than a set value, storing the url of the contents..
|Format identification for fragmented image data|
Format identification for fragmented data is disclosed. In some embodiments, an input stream of information that is divided into fragments is received.
|Management of network-based digital data repository|
Improved techniques and systems for determining equivalency of digital assets are disclosed. The techniques and systems are suitable and useful for storing, delivering and accessing digital assets to or from a network-based digital data repository (e.g., cloud data storage).
|Systems and methods for presenting point of interest (poi) information in an electronic map, and storage medium|
A map system for presenting point of interest (poi) information is provided with an interface module, a storage unit, and a processing module. The interface module is coupled to a display device and provides an operation interface for receiving a search query and a condition of time period.