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Systems and methods for pre-qualifying clinical trial populations

Transparency Life Science

Systems and methods for pre-qualifying clinical trial populations

Information processing method and electronic device

Beijing Lenovo Software

Information processing method and electronic device

Information processing method and electronic device

Lenovo (beijing)

Method for processing data and electronic apparatus

Date/App# patent app List of recent Nic-related patents
02/26/15
20150059022
 Genes controlling plant root growth and development for stress tolerance and  their use patent thumbnailnew patent Genes controlling plant root growth and development for stress tolerance and their use
Microarrays are employed to analyze soybean transcriptome under water stress conditions in different regions of the root at vegetative stage. Drought responsive genes and transcription factors are identified which may be used for enhancing drought tolerance in soybean or other plants through genetic/metabolic engineering.
The Curators Of The University Of Missouri
02/26/15
20150059015
 Fungal resistant plants expressing acd patent thumbnailnew patent Fungal resistant plants expressing acd
The present invention relates to a method of increasing resistance against fungal pathogens of the family phacosporaceae in plants and/or plant cells. This is achieved by increasing the expression of an acd protein or fragment thereof in a plant, plant part and/or plant cell in comparison to wild type plants, wild type plant parts and/or wild type plant cells.
Basf Plant Science Company Gmbh
02/26/15
20150059014
 Polynucleotides and polypeptides in plants patent thumbnailnew patent Polynucleotides and polypeptides in plants
The invention relates to plant transcription factor polypeptides, polynucleotides that encode them, homologs from a variety of plant species, and methods of using the polynucleotides and polypeptides to produce transgenic plants having advantageous properties compared to a reference plant. Sequence information related to these polynucleotides and polypeptides can also be used in bioinformatic search methods and is also disclosed..
Mendel Biotechnology, Inc.
02/26/15
20150059000
 Method and electronic device for protecting data patent thumbnailnew patent Method and electronic device for protecting data
A method and an electronic device for protecting data for a first electronic device with a data transmission interface are provided. A basic i/o system of the first electronic device is provided with a verification program for verifying a second electronic device.
Beijing Lenovo Software Ltd.
02/26/15
20150058975
 Method and  selectively snooping and capturing data for secure computer interfaces patent thumbnailnew patent Method and selectively snooping and capturing data for secure computer interfaces
The present invention relates to methods and apparatuses for securing otherwise unsecured computer communications that addresses the above shortcomings among others. According to certain aspects, the invention relates to methods and apparatuses for implementing device snooping, in which some or all traffic passing between a host and a connected device is captured into memory and analyzed in real time by system software.
Janus Technologies, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058966
 Method and  virtual firewalling in a wireless communication network patent thumbnailnew patent Method and virtual firewalling in a wireless communication network
This disclosure provides example details for apparatuses and methods that manage virtual firewalls in a wireless communication network that includes a core network, cn, and an associated radio access network, ran. The virtual firewalls process traffic for respective wireless devices supported by the network.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)
02/26/15
20150058965
 Passporting credentials between a mobile app and a web browser patent thumbnailnew patent Passporting credentials between a mobile app and a web browser
Systems and methods for passporting credentials provide a mechanism by which a native app on a client device can invoke a service provider's core web site web addresses (url) while keeping the existing session active and shared between the two experiences (native app and web flow) so that the end user does not need to re-login at each context switch. The mechanism can include a unique way for the web flow context to communicate conditions and pass control back to the native app context of the shared session.
Ebay Inc.
02/26/15
20150058963
 Management and delivery of profile data patent thumbnailnew patent Management and delivery of profile data
Aspects of the invention relate to systems and methods for securely retaining profile data and the use of such data for the targeted delivery of content. In one embodiment, a unique profile that represents the user location and is keyed to profile attributes selected from both a first set of data collected from the user location and the second set of profile data collected from an external source, is generated.
Comcast Cable Communication, Llc
02/26/15
20150058957
 Systems and methods to present messages in location-based social networking communities patent thumbnailnew patent Systems and methods to present messages in location-based social networking communities
Systems and methods to let users connect authentically with new people anywhere nearby in homes, offices, classrooms, dorms, bars, etc., where the users can be who they really are, and also say what they want without fear, using periodic anonymized posting of expiring content from an otherwise attributed user profile. Users put out a broadcast message and get back personal communications.
Erodr, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058952
 Digital handshake for authentication of devices patent thumbnailnew patent Digital handshake for authentication of devices
This is directed to a digital handshake for establishing a secure communications path between two electronic devices. Each device can capture an image of the other device using a camera (e.g., a front facing camera or a back facing camera) and extract, from the captured image, a key or seed associated with the other device.
Apple Inc.
02/26/15
20150058946
new patent

Connectivity services application programming interface


Systems and methods are disclosed herein to method comprising: providing a first system; generating data to be sent over a network link; determining a transport protocol that will be used to transmit data over the network communication link; negotiating connection services to be performed on data that will transmitted over the network communication link; sending a request to open a network communication link; sending a request to the connectivity services of the second system for credentials of the second system; receiving the credentials from the connectivity services module of the second system; verifying that the credentials match an authenticated computer system; opening a network connection between the first system and the second system when the second system's credentials have been verified by the connectivity services module of the first system; and transmitting the data to the second system according to the determining network protocol and negotiated connection services.. .
Unisys Corporation
02/26/15
20150058943
new patent

Information processing device, information processing method, and computer program


Provided is an information processing device including a program execution unit that loads, interprets, and executes a computer program code created by a first procedural language. The program execution unit opens a communication channel in response to a communication connection request from an external unit, and returns to each communication channel a result for a processing request sent from an external unit on the opened communication channel..
Sony Corporation
02/26/15
20150058936
new patent

System, apparatus, and sharing electronic device


A system, apparatus, and method for sharing content in an electronic device behaving as a cloud electronic device are provided. An electronic device behaving as a guest electronic device includes a controller to detect an input of account information associated with a manager electronic device.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
02/26/15
20150058933
new patent

Method for establishing secure communication link between computers of virtual private network


A technique is disclosed for establishing a secure communication link between a first computer and a second computer over a computer network. Initially, a secure communication mode of communication is enabled at a first computer without a user entering any cryptographic information for establishing the secure communication mode of communication.
Virnetx, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058929
new patent

System and trusted mobile communications


Systems and methods for trusted mobile communications are described. A network system provisions a mobile client system with a collection of security parameters on a per application basis and a per device basis.
The Boeing Company
02/26/15
20150058928
new patent

Applying circuit delay-based physically unclonable functions (pufs) for masking operation of memory-based pufs to resist invasive and clone attacks


One feature pertains to generating a unique identifier for an electronic device by combining static random access memory (sram) pufs and circuit delay based pufs (e.g., ring oscillator (ro) pufs, arbiter pufs, etc.). The circuit delay based pufs may be used to conceal either a challenge to, and/or response from, the sram pufs, thereby inhibiting an attacker from being able to clone a memory device's response..
Qualcomm Incorporated
02/26/15
20150058922
new patent

Method and controlling network device


The present invention relates to the field of communications and discloses a method and an apparatus for controlling a network device. An open service platform intercepts an instruction packet sent to a network device, identifies authority of the instruction packet and judges whether the instruction packet is in conflict with a previous instruction, and sends the instruction packet to the network device if the instruction packet has the authority and is not in conflict with the previous instruction.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
02/26/15
20150058919
new patent

System and method to control sending of unsolicited communications


A system and method to control sending of unsolicited communications over a network is provided. Typically, the network is the internet and the system defines a spam prevention tool for users of an on-line service, such as an on-line bidding service.
Ebay Inc.
02/26/15
20150058916
new patent

Detecting encrypted tunneling traffic


Techniques for detecting encrypted tunneling traffic are disclosed. In some embodiments, detecting encrypted tunneling traffic includes monitoring encrypted network communications between a client and a remote server, in which the encrypted network communications are encrypted using a first protocol (e.g., secure shell (ssh) protocol or another protocol for encrypted network communications); and determining if the client sends a request to create a tunnel using the first protocol with the remote server.
Palo Alto Networks, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058915
new patent

Electronic device and unlocking objects of electronic device


In a method for unlocking an object of an electronic device, an unlocking rule is preset to unlock the object. After movement signals are received from a touch screen of the electronic device, a quantity of segments displayed on the touch screen generated by the movement signals and a quantity of areas of the touch screen partitioned by the obtained segments are obtained.
Chiun Mai Communication Systems, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058914
new patent

Integrated network intrusion detection


Intrusion preludes may be detected (including detection using fabricated responses to blocked network requests), and particular sources of network communications may be singled out for greater scrutiny, by performing intrusion analysis on packets blocked by a firewall. An integrated intrusion detection system uses an end-node firewall that is dynamically controlled using invoked-application information and a network policy.
02/26/15
20150058912
new patent

Method and securing computer interfaces


The present invention relates to methods and apparatuses for securing otherwise unsecured internal and external computer communications. According to one aspect, the invention relates to methods and apparatuses for implementing device gatekeeping.
Janus Technologies, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058911
new patent

Reception apparatus, terminal apparatus, control method, program, and communication system


Disclosed herein is a reception apparatus including: a reception portion configured to receive av content being transmitted; a command execution portion configured to execute a first application program in response to a first command for controlling the operation of the first application program executed in interlocked related to the av content; a command transmission portion configured to transmit to an external terminal apparatus a second command for controlling the operation of a second application program that can be executed by the terminal apparatus in interlocked relation to the av content when the terminal apparatus is connected to the reception apparatus; and a command reception portion configured to receive the first command transmitted from the terminal apparatus executing the second application program. The command execution portion executes the first application program in response to the received first command..
Sony Corporation
02/26/15
20150058897
new patent

Electronic device and information about service provider


A method of providing information about a service provider by using an electronic device displaying contents is described. Information corresponding to first service providers which are able to provide a service to a specific electronic device regardless of a location of the specific electronic device is displayed.
Lg Electronics Inc.
02/26/15
20150058886
new patent

Device and outputting data of a wireless terminal to an external device


An apparatus is provided. The apparatus includes a communication unit configured to communicate with a first electronic device, and a control unit operatively coupled with the communication unit, the control unit configured to receive, from the first electronic device via the communication unit, information associated with a playback location of multimedia data, the multimedia data to be presented at a second electronic device operatively coupled with the apparatus, based at least in part on the information, and transmit at least one portion of the multimedia data, to the second electronic device..
Samsung Electronics Co.,ltd.
02/26/15
20150058882
new patent

Method and detecting and displaying an alert during playback of a recorded signal


A method of displaying an alert from a broadcast source in an electronic device while the electronic device is not playing back a currently received broadcast signal is disclosed. The method comprises steps of playing back a signal recorded in a first device connected to the electronic device responsive to a user command; detecting an alert from a broadcast source while playing back the recorded signal; and presenting the alert responsive to detecting the alert..
Thomson Licensing
02/26/15
20150058881
new patent

System and promoting marketable items


A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a media processor having a controller to receive from a media communication system metadata describing one or more marketable items depicted in a media program supplied by the media communication system, present images of the media program at a media presentation device without highlighting the one or more marketable items, present an icon at least at one of a remote controller managing operations of the media processor or the media presentation device to indicate a presence of the one or more marketable items in one or more of the images presented at the media presentation device, detect a selection of the icon, and highlight the one or more marketable items. Other embodiments are disclosed..
At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp
02/26/15
20150058867
new patent

Method, an electronic device, and a storage medium for auto-cleaning up applications in a background


A method for auto-cleaning up applications in a background of an electronic device system is provided, comprising the steps of: acquiring an occupancy rate of a cpu or a memory, and determining periodically whether the occupancy rate exceeds a preset threshold; querying all applications running in the background of the electronic device system, and identifying all non-system applications if the occupancy rate exceeds the preset threshold; and calling a common interface to close the non-system applications. An electronic device and a storage medium for auto-cleaning up applications in a background are also provided..
Huizhou Tcl Mobile Communication Co., Ltd.
02/26/15
20150058857
new patent

Concurrent program execution optimization


An architecture for a load-balanced groups of multi-stage manycore processors shared dynamically among a set of software applications, with capabilities for destination task defined intra-application prioritization of inter-task communications (itc), for architecture-based itc performance isolation between the applications, as well as for prioritizing application task instances for execution on cores of manycore processors based at least in part on which of the task instances have available for them the input data, such as itc data, that they need for executing.. .
02/26/15
20150058838
new patent

Switching between devices having a common host backend in a virtualized environment


Systems and methods are disclosed for switching between an assigned device and an emulated device. An example system includes a device-specific driver and a pass-through device driver included in a hypervisor.
Red Hat Israel, Ltd.
02/26/15
20150058810
new patent

Electronic device with lateral touch control combining shortcut function


An electronic device capable of simplifying user operation includes a shell having an opening; a displaying device disposed on the opening; and at least one lateral touch panel, disposed on one or more lateral parts of the shell, for generating a touch control signal according to a gesture applied on the at least one lateral touch panel; wherein the one or more lateral parts are connected to a plane where the opening is located and the external surface thereof is not parallel to the plane, and the electronic device executes a predefined function according to the touch control signal.. .
Wistron Corporation
02/26/15
20150058806
new patent

Electronic device


An electronic device includes a memory, and a processor coupled to the memory, configured to cause a display to display a menu, determine whether or not a menu item selected from among menu items included in the menu defines that the menu continues to be displayed when the menu item is selected, maintain a state in which the menu is displayed when the processor determines that the selected menu item defines that the menu continues to be displayed, and deletes the displayed menu when the processor determines that the selected menu item defines that the menu does not continue to be displayed.. .
Fujitsu Limited
02/26/15
20150058799
new patent

Electronic device and adjusting user interfaces of applications in the electronic device


In a method for adjusting user interfaces of applications in an electronic device, the electronic device is controlled to operate in a specified status for determining a specified window size of the user interfaces of the applications. Operations on a touch screen are received and the specified window size is confirmed according to the received operations.
Chiun Mai Communication Systems, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058797
new patent

Window expansion method and associated electronic device


A window expansion method and an associated electronic device are provided. The method includes detecting an occurrence of an expansion event for expanding a window area, and expanding the window area based on the expansion event..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
02/26/15
20150058790
new patent

Electronic device and executing application thereof


A method of executing an application of an electronic device is provided. The method includes acquiring, by an electronic device, input data through a user interface unit, providing an application list through the user interface unit, selecting at least one application from the application list, determining a function to be performed through the at least one application based on the input data, and providing the function through the user interface unit..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
02/26/15
20150058788
new patent

Information processing method and electronic device


The present invention discloses an information processing method and an electronic device, the method being applicable to an electronic device capable of executing a first application, and the method including: detecting at an instance of time t1 whether there is a first predetermined operation, wherein the first predetermined operation is configured to control the electronic device to present a second interface for displaying a set of second applications satisfying a predetermined condition; determining whether the set of second applications includes the first application; and when it is determined that the set of second applications includes the first application, displaying the first application via a third interface in the second interface, wherein the difference between the third interface and a first interface is greater than or equal to a first threshold.. .
Beijing Lenovo Software Ltd.
02/26/15
20150058769
new patent

Electronic apparatus and computer-implemented method


An electronic device according to the present embodiment is provided. The electronic device includes a display unit; and a user interface (ui) indicating unit indicating a wheel-structure ui with at least one concentric circle on the display unit, wherein the ui indicating unit includes a wheel logic structure unit setting a coordinate system of x axis and y axis on the basis of a reference point, setting a sector that is a region divided by the x axis and the y axis, and arranging at least one wheel ui in the sector, and a wheel control unit enabling the wheel ui to be edited..
Booga Ventures,inc.
02/26/15
20150058767
new patent

Method of displaying information by category and electronic device


The present invention discloses a method of displaying information by category and an electronic device. The method is applied in an electronic device including a touch display unit, the method comprising: obtaining m pieces of information to be processed, where m is an integer no less than 2; determining, based on a predetermined rule, that a display priority for n pieces of information of the m pieces of information to be processed is a first priority, and a display priority for k pieces of information of the m pieces of information to be processed is a second priority, the n pieces of information to be processed being different from the k pieces of information to be processed, where n is an integer no less than 0 but no more than m, k is an integer no less than 0 but no more than m, and a sum of n and k is no more than m; and displaying the n pieces of information to be processed and the k pieces of information to be processed on the touch display unit in different display ways..
Lenovo (beijing) Limited
02/26/15
20150058766
new patent

Information processing methods and electronic devices


The present disclosure discloses information processing methods and electronic devices. The method is applied in an electronic device, the electronic device comprising a display unit, m applications being installed in the electronic device, each of the m applications having an application logo, m application logos corresponding to the m applications respectively, m being an integer no less than 2, the method comprising: obtaining attribute information of n applications corresponding to n application logos of the m application logos, when the n application logos are located in a first folder; determining k application logos of m−n application logos complying with a predetermined rule, based on the attribute information of the n programs and the predetermined rule; outputting prompt information when the n application logos are displayed on the display unit by the first folder responding to a trigger instruction, the prompt information prompting that the k application logos can be moved into the first folder..
Lenovo (beijing) Limited
02/26/15
20150058761
new patent

Information processing method and electronic device


The present invention relates to the field of human-machine interactions and discloses an information processing method and an electronic device so as to address the technical problems in the convention that it may be time-consuming for the electronic device to receive an entry operation and the electronic device may respond to an improper entry operation. The method is applicable to an electronic device with a display unit on which there are displayed n target objects, wherein n is a positive integer, there is a display parameter for each of the target objects, there is an initial value for the display parameter of each of the target objects, and the display parameter is configured to determine a display size of the target object, and wherein the method includes: determining m target objects and k target objects among the n target objects according to a preset rule..
Beijing Lenovo Software Ltd.
02/26/15
20150058760
new patent

Method and system to implement a quasi-user interface for applications on an electronic device


A method and system to implement a quasi-user interface to manage application state transitions by activating quasi-states on an electronic device is disclosed. The method allows a user to maintain the activated quasi-states for an application for the duration determined by the presence of an object within the proximity on the electronic device.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
02/26/15
20150058751
new patent

Facepile integrated communications


In one embodiment, a method includes determining, from a social graph, a plurality of second users having a connection to a first user, providing a facepile for display on a display device of the first user, and providing a communications composer for display on the display device in response to a user-selection by the first user within the facepile. The facepile includes a plurality of visual indications of the plurality of second users having a connection to the first user and each visual indication is associated with one of the plurality of second users.
Facebook, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058728
new patent

Audio stream metadata integration and interaction


A media interaction system for audio stream metadata integration and interaction with a communications device, an interface for receiving live or delayed audio from a plurality of user devices, and a storage subsystem coupled to the communications device and configured to buffer at least a configurable amount of live audio received from a user device via the interface. Upon receipt of a request from a user, the buffer is screened for metadata comprising contact information and, where contact information is located, an interaction between the user and another party is initiated using the communications device and the contact information..
Ms Technologies Corporation
02/26/15
20150058723
new patent

Device, method, and graphical user interface for moving a user interface object based on an intensity of a press input


An electronic device, with a touch-sensitive surface and a display, includes one or more sensors to detect intensity of contacts with the touch-sensitive surface. The device displays a user interface object on the display.
Apple Inc.
02/26/15
20150058709
new patent

Method of creating a media composition and apparatus therefore


A media composition formation program method and device, in one aspect, the invention can be a method of creating a final media composition comprising: a) receiving a plurality of low resolution media streams from a plurality of remote electronic devices; b) displaying visual indicia the low resolution media streams; c) activating one or more of the low resolution media streams m response to user input; d) for each low resolution media stream that is activated in step c), recording a low resolution media clip segment of that sow resolution media stream in an interim media composition; e) for each low resolution media clip segment recorded in the interim, media composition, receiving a high resolution media clip segment that, corresponds to that sow resolution media clip segment; and f) automatically replacing the low resolution media clip segments in the interim media composition with the high resolution media clip segments.. .
02/26/15
20150058688
new patent

System and sharing a communications link between multiple communications protocols


A system and method for sharing a communications link between multiple protocols is described. A system includes a communications interface configured to exchange information with other systems using at least one of a plurality of protocols; a protocol select register that stores a value that selects a protocol from among the plurality of protocols to become an active protocol; and a state machine accessible to the communications interface, the state machine used to control the exchange of information through the communications interface according to the active protocol.
Texas Instruments Incorporated
02/26/15
20150058646
new patent

Method for controlling dynamic voltage frequency scaling in electronic device and apparatus supporting the same


Disclosed is an operating method of an electronic apparatus. The method includes measuring the load rate of the electronic apparatus that operates at the first driving frequency level.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
02/26/15
20150058642
new patent

Electronic device and controlling the same


An electronic device includes a communication connector, a determiner, and a setting controller. The communication connector includes a power supply terminal and a plurality of signal terminals.
Fujitsu Limited
02/26/15
20150058632
new patent

System and authenticating a communication device


A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a communication device having a controller to transmit to a communication system a pki certificate, and engage in encrypted communications responsive to receiving a public key from the communication system. The communication system can have a plurality of network elements that integrate operations of a circuit-switched communication network and a packet-switched communication network.
At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp
02/26/15
20150058630
new patent

Electronic device and extracting encrypted message


A method of an electronic device is provided. The method includes generating a key code by receiving a selection on at least one area from among areas of an image displayed, decrypting an encrypted message included in the image by using the generated key code, and determining whether to output the encrypted message by determining whether a hash code for the decrypted message is identical to a hash code for inputted text information..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
02/26/15
20150058628
new patent

Filtering kernel-mode network communications


Some embodiments of the invention are directed to techniques for determining whether a process on a computer system that is sending or receiving data, or is attempting to send or receive data, with another computer system is executing in kernel mode or user mode and providing an indicator of this determination to a security engine. In some embodiments, such an indication is provided to a security engine (e.g., a firewall) that implements a security policy based at least in part on whether the sending or receiving process is in kernel mode or user mode, and filter communications based on a process' operating mode.
Microsoft Corporation
02/26/15
20150058625
new patent

Secure content delivery using hashing of pre-coded packets


Methods, systems, and devices are described for securing content for delivery via a communications network. The methods, systems and devices may involve coding a plurality of packets using a determined code to generate a coded set of packets.
Qualcomm Incorporated
02/26/15
20150058579
new patent

Systems and methods for memory utilization for object detection


A method for memory utilization by an electronic device is described. The method includes transferring a first portion of a first decision tree and a second portion of a second decision tree from a first memory to a cache memory.
Qualcomm Incorporated
02/26/15
20150058543
new patent

System and protecting data stored on a removable data storage device


A system for protecting data stored in a removable data storage device includes a personal electronic device, a removable solid state data storage device operatively coupled to the personal electronic device, and a circuit configured to protect data stored in the data storage device in response to detecting impending removal of the data storage device from the personal electronic device.. .
Elwha Llc
02/26/15
20150058509
new patent

Electronic apparatus and port control method


A method of an embodiment enables locking of downstream ports of a usb hub controller in an electronic apparatus. The method includes the determination step, the assertion step and the lock step.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
02/26/15
20150058499
new patent

Storage device supporting periodic writes while in a low power mode for an electronic device


A storage device including a non-volatile memory configured to store data from a host, and a controller. The controller is configured to detect when the host is in a low power periodic update mode, the detecting based at least on part on a timing of a communication from the host, and place the storage device in a power up in standby mode when the host is in the low power periodic update mode..
Western Digital Technologies, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058491
new patent

Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program


An information processing apparatus includes a communication unit, a storage unit, and a control unit. The storage unit is configured to store device information related to a device capable of being communicated with by the communication unit and an identifier that identifies the device information for each finding of the device with the device information and the identifier associated with each other.
Sony Corporation
02/26/15
20150058483
new patent

Providing server performance decision support


An application provides server performance decision support to end-users. The application monitors the transaction data of servers.
Microsoft Corporation
02/26/15
20150058473
new patent

Network address mapping to nearby location identification


In one implementation, software workload or device addresses (e.g., ipv4 or ipv6 addresses) are mapped to a nearby physical location identification. The physical location of a dematerialized workload or a device is determined by associating the network address of the dematerialized workload or device to the address of a physical tag.
Cisco Technology, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058472
new patent

Dynamic filters for posted event messages initiated automatically by equipment


A system and method is disclosed for improving the efficiency of a service department when maintaining equipment. The equipment performs self-diagnosis and periodically reports a problem or other event by automatically generating an event code indicating that an event has occurred that requires maintenance of the equipment.
Frontrange Solutions Usa Inc.
02/26/15
20150058458
new patent

System and configuration of network-capable appliances


A controlling device is used to configure a target device for wireless network communications through use of a setup wizard. The setup wizard is used to obtain information required to perform communications on a wireless network via a wireless network router and a digital representation of the information obtained through use of the setup wizard is provided to the target device via use of the controlling device.
Universal Electronics Inc.
02/26/15
20150058433
new patent

Management apparatus and management system


A management apparatus manages a plurality of devices. The management apparatus includes a management part that manages, for each one of the devices, one of communication systems used for carrying out communication between the management apparatus and the one of the devices and a communication data amount between the management apparatus and the one of the devices; a setting part that sets a permissible communication amount for each one of the communication systems; and a determination part that determines whether to be able to provide a service to one of the devices based on a communication data amount required for providing the service to the one of the devices, the permissible communication amount of one of the communication systems used by the one of the devices and a total of the communication data amounts of respective ones of the devices each using the one of the communication systems..
02/26/15
20150058432
new patent

Control device, image processing device, control method, computer-readable recording medium, and program


Provided is an information processing device constituting at least a part of a communication system. The information processing device includes a master unit connected to a first communication line, and at least one slave unit connected to the master unit via a second communication line.
Omron Corporation
02/26/15
20150058430
new patent

Method and system for changing a keypad language and electronic device thereof


A method, apparatus, and system for enabling a sender to communicate with a receiver based on a preferred language of the receiver is provided. The method provides the desired keypad language to the sender for typing a text message, mail or a chat message to the receiver.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
02/26/15
20150058428
new patent

System and automatically generating email subject lines


Systems and methods for automatically generating e-mail subject lines are provided. A method for automatic generation of subject lines for electronic mail (email), comprises extracting topics from an email message, computing a sender relevance score for each topic, computing a receiver relevance score for each topic, ranking the topics based on the sender and receiver relevance scores, extracting syntactic units from the email message, ranking the extracted syntactic units from the email message based on the topic ranking, and assigning one or more subject lines to the email message based on the ranking of the syntactic units..
International Business Machines Corporation
02/26/15
20150058426
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System and automatically generating email subject lines


Systems and methods for automatically generating e-mail subject lines are provided. A method for automatic generation of subject lines for electronic mail (email), comprises extracting topics from an email message, computing a sender relevance score for each topic, computing a receiver relevance score for each topic, ranking the topics based on the sender and receiver relevance scores, extracting syntactic units from the email message, ranking the extracted syntactic units from the email message based on the topic ranking, and assigning one or more subject lines to the email message based on the ranking of the syntactic units..
International Business Machines Corporation
02/26/15
20150058424
new patent

Preferred contact channel for user communications


In one embodiment, a user of a social networking system requests to look up a contact's communication channel information in the user's address book. The social networking system provides to the user the contact's communication channels in an ordered sequence based on the user's social graph and communication information..
Facebook, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058405
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Method for processing http message and electronic device implementing the same


A method for processing a hyper text transfer protocol (http) message in an electronic device is provided. The method includes recognizing a user's http request input, generating a first http request message in response to the http request input, verifying the first http request message, transmitting the first http request message when a pass of the first http request message is determined as the result of the verification, and transmitting a second http request message derived from the first http request message without verifying the second http request message..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
02/26/15
20150058404
new patent

System and managing message queues in a peer-to-peer communication network


Disclosed is a method and system for managing one or more message queues in a peer-to-peer communication network. The system comprises of an initialization module, a queue manager, a load balancing module, a queue monitor and a fault detection and handling module.
Tata Consultancy Services Limited
02/26/15
20150058394
new patent

Method for processing data and electronic apparatus


A method for processing data and an electronic apparatus are provided. The method includes: obtaining multimedia data captured by a multimedia capture of an electronic apparatus, obtaining first data captured by a data capture unit of the electronic apparatus, establishing an association relationship between the first data and the multimedia data in terms of time; and generating second data in the case that the process of capturing the multimedia data is completed, wherein the second data includes the association relationship..
Lenovo (beijing) Co., Ltd.
02/26/15
20150058386
new patent

Method, electronic device, and storage medium for creating virtual directory


A method for creating a virtual directory includes locating at least one file of a designated type by traversing a storage region, extracting attribute information of the at least one file, and creating a virtual directory according to the attribute information of the at least one file. The attribute information including at least two of a name, a play address, or episode information of the at least one file..
Xiaomi Inc.
02/26/15
20150058380
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Implicit profile for use with recommendation engine and/or question router


Methods and systems for creating an implicit profile for use by a recommendation engine or a question router is provided. User behavior on at least one of one or more electronic devices and an electronic communications network is tracked.
Gartner, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058369
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Electronic device and using captured image in electronic device


An electronic device is provided. The electronic device includes a display configured to display an application execution screen and a controller configured to, when a screen image of the application execution screen is captured, obtain execution path information for executing a state of the captured screen image, and to store the captured screen image and the execution path information..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
02/26/15
20150058366
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Management of records for an electronic device


A method, computer system, and computer-readable storage media are provided. The method can include identifying a set of one or more rules in response to an offline event for the remote device.
International Business Machines Corporation
02/26/15
20150058359
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Visualization credibility score


One embodiment of the present invention discloses a method, computer program product, and system for a method of determining the credibility of a visualization. Visualization data is received from an electronic device.
International Business Machines Corporation
02/26/15
20150058342
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Method for displaying information and electronic device thereof


A method of storing information at data and displaying the stored information and an electronic device thereof are provided. The method includes detecting occurrence of a bookmark event while recording or reproducing media data; determining a bookmark segment in the media data to correspond to the occurrence of the bookmark event; and acquiring text information corresponding to voice information of the bookmark segment..
Samsung Electronics Co ., Ltd.
02/26/15
20150058310
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Generating content for topics based on user demand


Techniques for generating content for topics based on user demand are disclosed. In some embodiments, generating content for topics based on user demand includes determining a topic based on a user demand; automatically generating content for the topic; and selecting the content that is contextually relevant for display within a corpus of content (e.g., a web site, a social networking web page, content customized for mobile devices, content customized based on location awareness, or an electronic mail message)..
Bloomreach Inc.
02/26/15
20150058250
new patent

Internet based data, voice and video alert notification communications system


A method of managing how electronic files are created, stored, viewed, edited, distributed, shared, controlled and archived by a plurality of users from a plurality of remote devices. The method includes creating a virtual space on a centralized server; transmitting at least one electronic file via wireless or wireline communication link to the centralized server that stores the file and file properties; receiving and processing the virtual space, file and file properties on the centralized server over the communication link; and assigning said file by an automated method to a plurality of authorized individuals and groups.
02/26/15
20150058242
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System and monitoring electronic communications


A method for monitoring mobile communication and generating alerts associated with targeted content. A link is established between a monitored user's mobile communication device and a monitoring user's mobile communication device to receive communications for monitoring purposes.
02/26/15
20150058238
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Social polling functions and services


A system for polling people connected to a network includes an end user electronic device connected to another electronic device via a network. A user enters a survey question into the end user's device and submits it to the another electronic device via the network.
Donald Milley
02/26/15
20150058214
new patent

Electronic commerce systems


A system for electronic commerce including electronic banking tools, products and services. The system includes customizable banking products and cards, and methods and systems for conducting financial transactions and maintaining records over the internet..
02/26/15
20150058213
new patent

Preventative security for credential transmission using smart cards


A method, smart card and electronic device which disable transmission of a credential stored on the smart card are described. In one aspect, the method includes: detecting occurrence of a predetermined trigger condition associated with a power state transition affecting the smart card storing the credential; and in response to detecting occurrence of the predetermined trigger condition, adjusting a registry to de-activate an applet associated with the credential, the registry controlling wireless transmission of the credential such that when the applet associated with the credential is de-activated, wireless transmission of that credential is prevented and when the applet associated with the credential is activated, wireless transmission of that credential is permitted..
Rogers Communications Inc.
02/26/15
20150058203
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Systems and methods for payment authorization using full-duplex communication from browser


Systems and methods are disclosed for the use of a browser with full-duplex communication capability to securely connect the browser with a payment processing gateway for a buyer to authorize payment processing for purchases made on a webpage of a merchant. The browser may implement the full-duplex communication channels using the websocket protocol to establish a secure cross-domain connection between the browser and the payment processing gateway.
Ebay Inc
02/26/15
20150058201
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Electronic book streaming service


In one example embodiment, a server includes a content transmitter configured to transmit e-book content to an end device that displays e-book content; a compiler configured to analyze e-book reading patterns on the end device; a session manager configured to: divide the e-book content into a plurality of reading sessions, and determine a stopping point for a current one of the reading sessions, based on past reading pattern data included in the reading patterns of the end device; and a charge manager configured to charge a fee for the current reading session, when the current reading session reaches the determined stopping point.. .
Kt Corporation
02/26/15
20150058200
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Architecture of simplified hardware requirements for bank card payment transactions in a large group of clients, transaction terminal unit, extended function sim card, and methods for individualisation and performing transaction


Architecture of simplified hardware requirements for bank card payment transactions in a large group of clients, in which each client have an extended function sim card containing payment utility and regular bank card identification information. A mobil pay center (4) is connecting to the client and the service provider (2) of the actual transaction through a bidirectional cryptographic interface and a communication channel of the first type, and is connecting to one or more bank card authorisation center (11) of the actual transaction through a bidirectional cryptographic interface and a communication channel of the second type.
02/26/15
20150058191
new patent

Secure provisioning of credentials on an electronic device


Systems, methods, and computer-readable media for provisioning credentials on an electronic device are provided. In one example embodiment, a secure platform system may be in communication with an electronic device and a financial institution subsystem.
Apple Inc.
02/26/15
20150058136
new patent

Attribute based coupon provisioning


Techniques for ranking electronic coupons include associating a product category and coupon attributes with a coupon. A coupon request, including request attributes, is received and a product category of the coupon request is determined from a first attribute subset of the request attributes.
Yp Intellectual Property Llc
02/26/15
20150058109
new patent

Systems and methods for financial data communications and data management


The principles and embodiments of the present invention relate to a system for facilitating an interaction between a person (group or sponsor) and a merchant. In some embodiments, a system is provided in which the person electronically institutes a promise to spend a specific amount of money on purchases with the particular merchant in a specific time period and the merchant electronically institutes a savings offer on transactions made using a credit or debit card in exchange for the customer setting aside the predetermined amount of money.
02/26/15
20150058093
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Reusable user interface control and ranking circle


A system and method for using a ranking circle display, including retrieving state information and progress information for one or more key performance indicators, displaying a page with one or more ranking circles on a portable electronic device, each ranking circle including state information and progress information of a key performance indicator, receiving a user input at the portable electronic device indicating that the user is selecting one of the ranking circles displayed on the page, and in response to selecting one of the ranking circles, displaying additional key performance indicator information or controls for the selected ranking circle.. .
02/26/15
20150058076
new patent

Online marketing, monitoring and control for merchants


Systems and methods of online marketing, monitoring and control for merchants are disclosed. Third party providers are crawled to obtain information about a plurality of merchants and correlate the merchant information to create a merchant database.
Reach Pros, Inc.
02/26/15
20150058042
new patent

Consolidated patient information exchange


An integrated electronic healthcare exchange system includes a healthcare server and an interface coupled to the healthcare server. The healthcare server includes a processor coupled to a memory and a communications network.
Aet, Llc
02/26/15
20150058041
new patent

Method, system and medication therapy management programs


A method, system and apparatus for medication therapy management programs. One embodiment of the invention includes a comprehensive, technology-enhanced pharmacy system for patients following a complex medication to regimen comprising a treatment database, communications interface, and a personal medication cartridge configured to store medication and configured based on a treatment optimization algorithm.
Medicasafe, Inc
02/26/15
20150058033
new patent

Systems and methods for pre-qualifying clinical trial populations


Provided are systems and methods for pre-qualification of candidate patient populations. The systems and methods can be are configured for inexpensive, selective, and lightweight procedures that identify patients against desired criteria.
Transparency Life Science, Llc
02/26/15
20150058022
new patent

Method for processing data and electronic device thereof


An operation method of an electronic device is provided. The method includes detecting audio information from all or some of media data, determining a setting duration as at least one duration which satisfies a reference condition using the audio information, and displaying the setting duration on a display..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
02/26/15
20150058021
new patent

Miniature, wearable, kitchen ordering apparatus


A miniature, wearable, kitchen ordering apparatus having a wearable bracket, a control box coupled to the bracket, a circuit board in the control box, a display output port, wireless communications unit, data processing unit, voice analyzer unit, and an audio pickup module, all operably connected to the circuit board. The output terminal of the audio pickup module is operably connected to the voice analyzer unit input terminal, the output terminal from the voice analyzer unit connects to the data processing unit input terminal, the digital communications port on the data processing unit connects to the wireless communications unit, and the data processing unit display interface connects to the display output port, which in turn connects to a flexible display panel installed on the wearable bracket.
Jijesoft Co., Ltd.
02/26/15
20150058007
new patent

Method for modifying text data corresponding to voice data and electronic device for the same


A method of modifying a voice to a text includes reproducing voice data included in a voice file, displaying text data included in the voice file; determining whether a user input for editing the text data is input, and editing the text data in response to the user input, if the user input for editing the text data is input.. .
Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.


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