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04/17/14
20140109261
 Plant regulatory elements and uses thereof patent thumbnailnew patent Plant regulatory elements and uses thereof
The present invention provides novel regulatory elements for use in plants. The present invention also provides dna constructs containing these novel regulatory elements; transgenic cells, plants, and seeds containing these novel regulatory elements; and methods for preparing and using the same..
04/17/14
20140109255
 Soybean cultivar 131td735 patent thumbnailnew patent Soybean cultivar 131td735
A soybean cultivar designated 131td735 is disclosed. The invention relates to the seeds of soybean cultivar 131td735, to the plants of soybean 131td735, to plant parts of soybean cultivar 131td735 and to methods for producing a soybean plant produced by crossing soybean cultivar 131td735 with itself or with another soybean variety.
04/17/14
20140109250
 Transgenic maize event mon 87427 and the relative development scale patent thumbnailnew patent Transgenic maize event mon 87427 and the relative development scale
The invention provides transgenic maize event mon 87427 and plants, plant cells, seeds, plant parts, and commodity products derived from event mon 87427. The invention also provides nucleotides specific for transgenic maize event mon 87427 and plants, plant cells, seeds, plant parts, and commodity products comprising nucleotides specific for transgenic maize event mon 87427.
04/17/14
20140109247
 Rat embryonic stem cell patent thumbnailnew patent Rat embryonic stem cell
The present invention provides a rat embryonic stem cell characterized by having the following properties of (a) expressing oct3/4 gene and nanog gene, (b) positive for alkaline phosphatase activity, (c) having an embryoid body forming ability, (d) expressing ssea (stage-specific embryonic antigen)-1 and ssea-4, (e) having the same number of chromosomes as does a normal rat cell, (f) capable of being subcultured and holding the undifferentiated state, (g) having in vitro pluripotency, (h) having a potential to differentiate for cells of three embryonic germ lineages, (i) having teratoma formation ability, and (j) having an ability to produce a chimeric rat, a method of establishing the aforementioned rat embryonic stem cell and the like.. .
04/17/14
20140109244
 Mmtv-sv40-spy1a and spy1a-ptre transgenic mouse models patent thumbnailnew patent Mmtv-sv40-spy1a and spy1a-ptre transgenic mouse models
In one aspect, the invention provides a transgenic non-human animal model havings germ cells and somatic cells containing an endogenous mmtv-sv40-spy1a gene sequence introduced into said animal model, or an ancestor of said animal model at an embryonic stage, wherein said gene sequence comprises a mouse mammary tumor virus gene (mmtv), a functionally disrupted sv40 gene (sv40) and a human spy1a gene. In another aspect, the present invention provides a transgenic non-human animal model whose germ cells and somatic cells contain an endogenous spy1a-ptre-tight gene sequence introduced into said animal model or an ancestor of said animal model at an embryonic stage.
04/17/14
20140109241
 Data protection method and electronic device patent thumbnailnew patent Data protection method and electronic device
A data protection method for an electronic device is disclosed. The data protection method includes setting a log-in password for a private file stored in a public folder, creating a private folder having a same folder name as the public folder to store the private file in the private folder, and comparing an input password with the log-in password for the private folder to determine to display the private folder or the public folder..
04/17/14
20140109240
 Securing access of removable media devices patent thumbnailnew patent Securing access of removable media devices
A securing apparatus includes a security adapter configured to be engaged with an electronic device. The security adapter includes an interface to couple to a host device.
04/17/14
20140109234
 Systems and methods for limiting the number of electronic devices accessing digital rights management (drm) content in a portable memory device patent thumbnailnew patent Systems and methods for limiting the number of electronic devices accessing digital rights management (drm) content in a portable memory device
A system for managing access to drm content is provided with a portable memory device and an electronic device coupled to the portable memory device. The portable memory device includes a public area for storing software and the drm content, and a hidden area for storing data on predetermined addresses among all addresses in the hidden area.
04/17/14
20140109229
 Security scanning system and method patent thumbnailnew patent Security scanning system and method
The present disclosure provides a computer-readable medium, method and system for determining security vulnerabilities for a plurality of application programs used to provide television services to a customer device over a communications network. The method includes running a first scanning program against a first application program relating to a control panel for the customer device; running a second scanning program against a second application program that provides internet content to the customer device; running a third scanning program against a third application program that relates to a component management system of customer premises equipment; and correlating security vulnerabilities identified utilizing the first, second, and third scanning programs..
04/17/14
20140109213
 Method and apparatus for data transmission patent thumbnailnew patent Method and apparatus for data transmission
Embodiments of the present invention relate to communications technologies and disclose a method and a system for establishing a data transmission channel, a sip server, and a session border controller. A first authentication request message is sent by a first terminal.
04/17/14
20140109212
new patent Authorization of server operations
An authorization device for authorizing operations of a remote server requested from user computers via a data communications network includes a computer interface configured to connect to a local user computer for facilitating communication with the remote server via a data communications network, a user interface configured to present information to a user, and control logic. The control logic is adapted to use security data accessible to the control logic to establish, via the local user computer, a mutually-authenticated connection for encrypted end-to-end communications with the server; collect from the server, via the connection, information indicative of any operation requested via a different connection to the server and requiring authorization by the user; and present the information to the user via the user interface to prompt for authorization of the operation..
04/17/14
20140109182
new patent Detection and response to unauthorized access to a communication device
A communication gateway consistent with the present disclosure may detect unauthorized physical or electronic access and implement security actions in response thereto. A communication gateway may provide a communication path to an intelligent electronic device (ied) using an ied communications port configured to communicate with the ied.
04/17/14
20140109181
new patent Securing access of removable media devices
A security adapter for an electronic device comprises a body, a device connector and host connectors that include a male connector and a female connector and an interlocking structure. The host connector is capable of engaging with a host, and the device connector is capable of engaging with an electronic device.
04/17/14
20140109130
new patent Communications system and method, information processing apparatus and method, information management apparatus and method, recording medium and program
A communications system and method, an information processing apparatus and method, an information management apparatus and method, a recording medium and a program make it possible to efficiently and comfortably make use of contents, which are stored in one server, from a plurality of devices connected via a network. In a case in which the playing of content is stopped, bookmark information including a time stamp representing the stopped position of the content is stored in association with predetermined identification information.
04/17/14
20140109129
new patent Integrated broadcasting communications receiver and integrated broadcasting communications system
To provide a broadcast-communication coordination receiving device having an excellent operability and that allows a plurality of users to manage individual personal information and use an application. A broadcast-communication coordination receiving device (400) is provided with: a broadcast receiving means (401); an application server (300); a communication transceiving means (406) for performing transceiving to and from an authentication server (500); a decoding means (40); and a composite display means (415); and is further provided with: an application startup information extraction means (402a); an application startup information storage means (405); an application acquisition means (411); an application management and execution control means (409); an application execution means (413); a user account information storage means (426); and an application usage information management control means (420)..
04/17/14
20140109108
new patent Real-time communications client architecture
A distributed services modular client architecture may be used to implement ip-based real time communication services in a flexible manner among a wide variety of different types of chip sets and systems-on-chip. The various services are distributed among one or more processor cores, at least one of which is a low power core, in accordance with a number of factors, including power consumption, media latency, on-time, performance, and other considerations.
04/17/14
20140109095
new patent Seamless extension of local computing power
Machines, systems and methods for remotely provisioning computing power over a communications network are provided. The method may comprise selecting one or more tasks being executed on a first computing system to be migrated for execution on a second computing system connected to the first computing system by way of a communications network; determining a first point of execution reached during the execution of at least a selected task on the first computing system prior to the selected task being migrated for execution to the second computing system; migrating the selected task to the second computing system, wherein the second computing system continues to execute the selected task from the first point of execution; and monitoring the connection between the first computing system and the second computing system so that in response to detecting a disconnection, execution of the selected task continues seamlessly..
04/17/14
20140109071
new patent Method for updating operating system and handheld electronic apparatus
A method for updating an operating system (os) and a handheld electronic apparatus are provided. In the method, when an updating instruction is received by the handheld electronic apparatus, an updating procedure is executed by an updating module of firmware in the handheld electronic apparatus.
04/17/14
20140109019
new patent Electronic device including touch-sensitive display and method of controlling same
A method includes displaying a plurality of display elements on a touch-sensitive display of an electronic device; displaying a selection tool on the touch-sensitive display; in response to detecting a first gesture, selecting a first portion of the plurality of display elements, the first portion comprising at least one display element; and in response to detecting a second gesture, moving the selection tool without selecting the display elements; and in response to detecting a third gesture, selecting a second portion of the plurality of the plurality of display elements, the second portion being non-contiguous with the first portion.. .
04/17/14
20140109005
new patent Column organization of content
Column organization of content is described. In an implementation, a mobile communications device configures a user interface to include a plurality of representations of content arranged according to a plurality of columns that permits navigation between first and second said columns upon detection of a gesture input via a touchscreen of the mobile communications device.
04/17/14
20140109000
new patent Method for generating multiple windows frames, electronic device thereof, and computer program product using the method
A method for generating multiple windows frames, an electronic device thereof, and a computer program product using the method are provided. In the present method, first, a touch trajectory generated by continuously touching a touch panel of the electronic device is detected, wherein the center of the touch panel is a display area, and a non-display area surrounds the display area.
04/17/14
20140108987
new patent Electronic device with a thin display
A user interface assembly includes a thin display and a control element such as a rotary encoder, rotary switch, or toggle switch. The control element is manipulable by a person to generate an electronic input signal to a processor, with the thin display presenting a feedback indication received from the processor.
04/17/14
20140108970
new patent System and method for rendering widget
A method and a system for rendering a widget are provided. The method is used in an electronic device and includes: receiving a display size of a display unit; comparing the display size of the display unit with a lookup table and obtaining the display size of the widget and a user interface; determining whether the display size of the display unit needs to be adjusted to the display size of the widget; re-adjusting the display size of the display to the display size of the widget according to the obtained display size of the widget when determining that the display size of the display unit needs to be adjusted to the display size of the widget; and rendering the widget..
04/17/14
20140108959
new patent Collaboration network platform providing virtual rooms with indication of number and identity of users in the virtual rooms
The present invention extends to methods, systems, and computer program products for implementing a collaboration network platform that provides virtual rooms with an indication of which users of the collaboration network are working within the virtual rooms. A virtual room comprises an organizational unit for grouping users of a collaboration network with respect to a particular subject.
04/17/14
20140108951
new patent Method and apparatus for providing adaptive wallpaper display for a device having multiple operating system environments
A disclosed method detects user input to set wallpaper of a first operating system environment using an image data file, and sends the image data file from the first operating system environment to a second operating system environment along with a request to update wallpaper of the second operating system environment. The two operating system environments are independent and utilize a common kernel.
04/17/14
20140108948
new patent Integrated communication system and method thereof
An integrated communication system includes a communication integration device, and a user terminal. The communication integration device includes at least two communication bridging units and a communication integration module, wherein each of the communication bridging units is configured to link to an external communication system, the communication integration module can selectively activate one of the communication bridging units, and thereby integrate and link to the external communication systems linked with the communication bridging units.
04/17/14
20140108938
new patent Group management and graphical user interface for associated electronic devices
Methods and systems are provided for managing a group of portable communication devices. In accordance with one implementation, a computer-implemented method is provided for managing a group of portable communication devices on an individual basis or an aggregate basis, the method comprising the steps of providing a list of the portable communication devices in the group, selecting a target portable communication device, determining the location of the target portable communication device, and presenting the location of the target portable communication device.
04/17/14
20140108929
new patent Systems, methods,and user interfaces for previewing media content
An electronic device is disclosed. The electronic device includes a display, one or more processors, memory, and one or more programs, wherein the one or more programs are stored in the memory and configured to be executed by the one or more processors.
04/17/14
20140108928
new patent Multi-gesture media recording system
A computer implemented method and system for recording media data such as audio data in one or more communication modes based on gestures on a graphical user interface (gui) of an electronic device is provided. A gesture based media recording application (gbmra) provided on the electronic device defines multiple interface regions on the gui.
04/17/14
20140108892
new patent Method and system for forward error correction decoding with parity check for use in low complexity highly-spectrally efficient communications
A receiver receives an inter-symbol correlated (isc) signal with information symbols and a corresponding parity symbol. Values of information symbols are estimated utilizing parity samples that are generated from the parity symbols.
04/17/14
20140108847
new patent Powered device classification in a wired data telecommunications network
In a wired data telecommunication network power sourcing equipment (pse) coupled to a powered device (pd) carries out an inline power discovery process to verify that the pd is adapted to receive inline power, then a plurality of classification cycles are carried out to convey a series of inline power classes back to the pse. The series of inline power classes may all be the same, in which case the pd is legacy equipment and is adapted to receive the power level corresponding to that class.
04/17/14
20140108844
new patent Method and apparatus for reducing power consumption in digital living network alliance network
A method and apparatus for reducing power consumption in an electronic device are provided. The method includes receiving media content from a server, establishing a control state based on the media content, controlling power of at least one of a communication connection device and a display according to the control state of the received media content, determining whether a reception of the media content is completed, determining whether the electronic device performs functions for playing and controlling a digital media, transitioning a wireless local area network (wlan), when it has been determined that a reception of the media content and that the functions are not performed by the electronic device, to a power save mode, and disconnecting the wlan, when it has been determined that receiving the media content is completed and that the functions are performed by the electronic device, wherein the electronic device comprises the communication connection device..
04/17/14
20140108830
new patent Power management in electronic systems
In one embodiment, an electronic apparatus comprises at least one processor and a computer readable medium coupled to the processor and comprising logic instructions encoded in the computer readable medium, wherein the instructions, when executed in a processing system, cause the processing system to perform operations comprising initializing a direct memory access profiler in an electronic system, wherein the direct memory access is coupled to a policy manager in the electronic system, measuring at least one memory consumption characteristic of the electronic system, communicating the at least one memory consumption characteristic to a policy manager of the electronic system, and using the at least one memory consumption characteristic to adjust a power state of the electronic system.. .
04/17/14
20140108829
new patent External storage device and driving method thereof
An external storage device comprises a plurality of hard disks, a control unit, a bridging unit, a connecting port and a voltage converter circuit. The control unit is coupled to the hard disks and ingrates the hard disks into a redundant array of inexpensive disks.
04/17/14
20140108825
new patent System and method for hardware based security
An asset management system is provided, which includes a hardware module operating as an asset control core. The asset control core generally includes a small hardware core embedded in a target system on chip that establishes a hardware-based point of trust on the silicon die.
04/17/14
20140108821
new patent Trusted data relay
Secure communication of user inputs is achieved by isolating part of an endpoint device such that certificates and encryption keys are protected from corruption by malware. Further, the communication is passed through a trusted data relay that is configured to decrypt and/or certify the user inputs encrypted by the isolated part of the endpoint device.
04/17/14
20140108820
new patent Secure communication architecture
Secure communication of user inputs is achieved by isolating part of an endpoint device such that certificates and encryption keys are protected from corruption by malware. Further, the communication is passed through a trusted data relay that is configured to decrypt and/or certify the user inputs encrypted by the isolated part of the endpoint device.
04/17/14
20140108811
new patent System and method for controlling access to an electronic device
Methods and systems are provided for controlling access to an electronic device. The electronic device, for example, may include, but is not limited to, a processor, a memory communicatively coupled to the processor, wherein the memory is configured to store a password for accessing the electronic device, and a communication interface communicatively coupled to the processor, wherein the processor is configured to receive a request to access the electronic device from the communication interface, and transmit an encrypted version of the password for accessing the electronic device via the communication interface..
04/17/14
20140108807
new patent Secure data parser method and system
A secure data parser is provided that may be integrated into any suitable system for securely storing and communicating data. The secure data parser parses data and then splits the data into multiple portions that are stored or communicated distinctly.
04/17/14
20140108805
new patent Technologies labeling diverse content
Technologies for labeling diverse content are described. In some embodiments, a content creation device generates a data structure that may include encrypted diverse content and metadata including at least one rights management (rm) label applying to the diverse content.
04/17/14
20140108804
new patent System and method for verifying the authenticity of an electronic device
Methods and systems are provided for verifying the authenticity of an electronic device by a security server comprising a processor and a memory. The method, for example, may include, but is not limited to, receiving, from the electronic device, a unique identifier associated with the electronic device, determining, by the processor, a public key corresponding to the unique identifier, generating, by the processor, a message, encrypting, by the processor, the message with the determined public key, transmitting, to the electronic device, the encrypted message; receiving, from the electronic device, a response message, comparing the response message to the generated message, and authorizing the electronic device based upon the comparison..
04/17/14
20140108791
new patent Secure communication architecture including sniffer
Secure communication of user inputs is achieved by isolating part of an endpoint device such that certificates and encryption keys are protected from corruption by malware. Further, the communication is passed through a trusted data relay that is configured to decrypt and/or certify the user inputs encrypted by the isolated part of the endpoint device.
04/17/14
20140108790
new patent Secure communication methods
Secure communication of user inputs is achieved by isolating part of an endpoint device such that certificates and encryption keys are protected from corruption by malware. Further, the communication is passed through a trusted data relay that is configured to decrypt and/or certify the user inputs encrypted by the isolated part of the endpoint device.
04/17/14
20140108789
new patent System, method and apparata for secure communications using an electrical grid network
A secure communications and location authorization system using a power line or a portion thereof as a side-channel that mitigates man-in-the-middle attacks on communications networks and devices connected to those networks. The system includes a power grid server associated with a substation, or curb-side distribution structure such as a transformer, an electric meter associated with a structure having electric service and able to communicate with the power grid server, a human authorization detector input device connected to the electric meter and the power grid server.
04/17/14
20140108787
new patent In-vehicle communication system
The present invention is directed to solve a problem that time is required for a process related to verification of a public key certificate of a message sender. An in-vehicle device mounted on a vehicle has a memory for holding information of a device which failed in verification of a public key certificate.
04/17/14
20140108780
new patent Wireless communications using a sound signal
A method for communicating messages by a mobile device via a sound medium is disclosed. The mobile device receives input sounds from at least one mobile device via the sound medium.
04/17/14
20140108773
new patent Application defined computing component configuration
One embodiment includes a configurable computing system. The configurable computing system includes a broker module that receives information for one or more applications, obtains one or more attributes for an electronic device, and determines runtime configurations for one or more components for the electronic device.
04/17/14
20140108745
new patent Method and device for maintaining data in a data storage system comprising a plurality of data storage nodes
A method and device for maintaining data in a data storage system, comprising a plurality of data storage nodes, the method being employed in a storage node in the data storage system and comprising: monitoring and detecting, conditions in the data storage system that imply the need for replication of data between the nodes in the data storage system; initiating replication processes in case such a condition is detected, wherein the replication processes include sending multicast and unicast requests to other storage nodes, said requests including priority flags, receiving multicast and unicast requests from other storage nodes, wherein the received requests include priority flags, ordering the received requests in different queues depending on their priority flags, and dealing with requests in higher priority queues with higher frequency than requests in lower priority queues.. .
04/17/14
20140108718
new patent Method and apparatus for setting tcam entry
The present invention discloses a method and an apparatus for setting a tcam entry and relates to the field of communications, which are used to achieve an objective of improving utilization of a tcam. The method for setting a tcam entry includes: acquiring a number set formed by values of same fields in preset packets, where the packets are packets on which a same action needs to be performed, and the number set includes at least two numbers; acquiring a longest continuous mask of the number set; obtaining an acquisition result according to the longest continuous mask of the number set; and storing the acquisition result in a ternary content-addressable memory tcam entry corresponding to the action.
04/17/14
20140108694
new patent Electronic apparatus, method of controlling the same and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium
An electronic apparatus includes a communication interface unit configured to perform communication with a docking apparatus when the docking apparatus is mounted, a sensor configured to sense a temperature of a central processing unit (cpu), and a controller configured to determine an operation mode of the electronic apparatus according to a mounting state of the docking apparatus and control performance of the cpu according to the determined operation mode and the sensed temperature of the cpu.. .
04/17/14
20140108689
new patent Interrupt blocker
A method comprises maintaining, in a first electronic device, a list of one or more electronic devices associated with a user, receiving, in the first electronic device, a first command, in response to the first command, forwarding a command to block interrupts on one or more electronic devices on the list of electronic devices. Other embodiments may be described..
04/17/14
20140108686
new patent Optimized link training and management mechanism
In one embodiment, a converged protocol stack can be used to unify communications from a first communication protocol to a second communication protocol to provide for data transfer across a physical interconnect. This stack can be incorporated in an apparatus that includes a protocol stack for a first communication protocol including transaction and link layers, and a physical (phy) unit coupled to the protocol stack to provide communication between the apparatus and a device coupled to the apparatus via a physical link.
04/17/14
20140108685
new patent Method for transmitting a process map via a gateway device
Exemplary methods and systems are directed to transmitting a process map of a control or automation system via a gateway device. The gateway device includes at least one first functional unit connected to a higher-ranking control unit via a first communications link based on a primary field bus protocol, and at least one second functional unit connected to at least one field device via a second communications link based on a secondary field bus protocol.
04/17/14
20140108676
new patent Method and system for an os virtualization-aware network interface card
Aspects of a method and system for an operating system (os) virtualization-aware network interface card (nic) are provided. A nic may provide direct i/o capabilities for each of a plurality of concurrent guest operating systems (goss) in a host system.
04/17/14
20140108674
new patent Anycast redirect to unicast content download
A method and system for delivering content with a content delivery network (cdn) to a user computer is disclosed. After an initial request to a point of presence (pop) of the cdn for the location of the content object, an anycast internet protocol (ip) address is assigned.
04/17/14
20140108636
new patent Secure handle for intra- and inter-processor communications
A protocol element referred to as a secure handle is described which provides an efficient and reliable method for application-to-application signaling in multi-process and multi-computer environments. The secure handle includes an absolute memory reference which allows the kernel to more quickly and efficiently associate a network data packet with an application's communication context in the kernel..
04/17/14
20140108615
new patent Method and apparatus for managing a catalog of media content
An apparatus and method are provided to create a unified catalog of media content that reflects media content available across a multitude of electronic devices. Each electronic device generates a catalog representative of all media content stored thereon and provides that catalog to a requesting server or other electronic device to be combined with at least one other catalog to form a combined or central catalog that accounts for duplicate entries..
04/17/14
20140108612
new patent Portable electronic apparatus functioning as pen-table and computer system using the same
A portable electronic apparatus functioning as a pen-table, includes a touch-screen module for detecting contact with an external object and creating position data of a detected region. The portable electronic apparatus, by functioning as a pen-table, eliminates the need to install or carry a mouse, a pen-table, etc.
04/17/14
20140108608
new patent Network based endoscopic surgical system
A network based surgical system including a first medical device having a first network interface, a second medical device having a second network interface, a communications network over which the first medical device, through the first network interface, and the second medical device, through the second network interface, are communicable, wherein the first network interface and the second network interface employ the same network protocol for communicating over the communications network, and wherein the first network interface has a maximum throughput greater than a maximum throughput of the second network interface.. .
04/17/14
20140108603
new patent Distributed measurement arrangement for an embedded automotive acquisition device with tcp acceleration
The invention refers to a method and a communication system for transmitting in either direction data between any two devices in a client layer and/or a transport layer of a communication system. The data transmission is performed according to the transport control protocol, referred to hereinafter as tcp.
04/17/14
20140108574
new patent Receiving email attachments when a mailbox is full
Within a system comprising a processor and a memory, a method of sending an attachment of a first electronic mail (email) to a recipient. The method includes receiving the first email addressed to the recipient and, via the processor, determining whether a volume of data contained in the recipient's electronic mailbox has reached a threshold level.
04/17/14
20140108571
new patent Degrees of separation for handling communications
A sender's degrees of separation from a recipient may be used to aid in spam filtering or to otherwise handle a communication. The “degrees of separation” represent a metric used to quantify whether/how the recipient is linked to the sender through intermediary people or other entities.
04/17/14
20140108567
new patent Mobile device message enabled on-line community bulletin board
A community information sharing system, method and program product therefore. A communications network with connected communications devices serves community communications device users.
04/17/14
20140108564
new patent Architecture for a system of portable information agents
A method and system for providing enhanced intelligent agents that are moveable by a user from a browser application to a desktop. In specific embodiments, agents provide advanced interactive graphics and communications back to a server..
04/17/14
20140108563
new patent Information transmission method based on classification of electronic device and servo system
An information transmission method, executed by a servo system, is provided that includes the following steps of: providing an application program to be downloaded, installed and executed in an electronic device, in which, after the electronic device executes the application program and a consent key is pressed, a device datum including the classification of the electronic device is sent to a servo system; recording the device datum in a user database; and pushing a push message corresponding to the classification of the electronic device to the electronic device.. .
04/17/14
20140108554
new patent Recursive identification of individuals for casual collaborative conferencing
A method for real-time communication among two or more individuals separated in space. The method includes the steps of determining that a first individual is likely to be interested in communicating with a second individual via a first communications link; retrieving information via the first communications link about one or more additional individuals from electronic memory means associated with the second individual; and establishing communication with at least one of the additional individuals based on the retrieved information..
04/17/14
20140108546
new patent Announcing new users of an electronic communications system to existing users
Announcing new users of an electronic communications system includes receiving an indication of a new user of an electronic communications system. The new user has an identifier for the electronic communications system.
04/17/14
20140108545
new patent Vehicle-mounted communication system
A communication network in which a plurality of terminals are connected to a common bus is a vehicle-mounted communication system which connects a plurality of ecus though the bus, transmits messages at predetermined communication intervals between the ecus, and receives the transmitted messages. The messages transmitted/received between the ecus through a can communication line are divided into a plurality of groups such as a first group, a second group to an nth group according to the type of message information.
04/17/14
20140108544
new patent System and method to display content on an interactive display surface
A method comprises detecting the location of a portable computing device within a collaboration system based on wireless communications between the portable computing device and a plurality of collaboration sites within the collaboration system; and displaying a map on the portable computing device that identifies the location of the portable computing device within the collaboration system and that specifies a path to a target collaboration site.. .
04/17/14
20140108534
new patent Systems and methods of communication using a message header that includes header flags
A method includes determining, at a first computing device, whether data to be communicated to a second computing device includes media data or protocol data. The method also includes, in response to determining that the data includes media data, generating a message header and a message body based on the media data.
04/17/14
20140108527
new patent Social genetics network for providing personal and business services
Creation of a social genetics network that provides personal and business services includes: receiving non-genetic data and genetic data about a user and storing the non-genetic data and genetic data in a database; analyzing the genetic data and the non-genetic data to i) assign traits to the user based at least in part on phenotypic and/or genotypic relationships found in the genetic data and the non-genetic data, and ii) determine trait connections between the user and other users in the network based on a similarity of the traits that are common to the user and the other users; and generating and displaying on an electronic device a social genetics profile that includes at least a portion of the non-genetic data, at least a portion of the traits assigned to the user, and at least a portion of the trait connections of the user to the other users.. .
04/17/14
20140108524
new patent Systems and methods of communication using a message header that includes header flags
A method includes determining, at a first computing device, whether data to be communicated to a second computing device includes media data or protocol data. The method also includes, in response to determining that the data includes media data, generating a message header and a message body based on the media data.
04/17/14
20140108522
new patent Method and system for computer implemented social networking and searching
A computer-implemented dating service employs a selectively programmed searching processor that includes a hierarchical calendar availability protocol as key search criteria in ascertaining responsive qualified candidates. System implementation is preferably cell phone and/or web portal based communications with selection processing and data storage accomplished remotely..
04/17/14
20140108426
new patent Interactive system for collecting, displaying, and ranking items based on quantitative and textual input from multiple participants
A system for interactive visualization of items in an online environment based on textual and quantitative properties of those items is described. End-users of the system are humans and items can be any objects such as songs, books, and other users.
04/17/14
20140108381
new patent System and method for machine-to-machine privacy and security brokered transactions
A machine-to-machine secure messaging system permits a first machine to send a message to a second machine, despite not knowing the addressing information (e.g., telephone number, ip address or other identifier) associated with the second machine. The system comprises an intermediary server with access to a database with information linking addressing information with other information related to the device, e.g., owner name, operator name and job title, etc., and facilitates a secure communication without the need for either party to the communication to know the other party's addressing information..
04/17/14
20140108306
new patent Method for teaching an aftermarket accessory component, and an aftermarket accessory component configured to learn
A method for teaching an aftermarket accessory component how to actuate a vehicle function is disclosed herein. The aftermarket accessory component is configured to monitor communications across a vehicle bus.
04/17/14
20140108267
new patent Networking method for restricted communications
The present invention is a computer implemented, internet website based method for idea development and subsequent sharing, networking, and best practices dissemination through a unique segregation method; construction of which is specifically intended to maximize, streamline, and expedite communications and transparency by and between individual members of governmental boards and commissions subject to locally implemented public record and open meeting laws, while at the same time preventing users from violating such existing laws which could lead to criminal prosecution and incarceration.. .
04/17/14
20140108265
new patent System and method of authenticating a network gateway
A method of network gateway authenticating involves a network gateway receiving an authentication request from a communications terminal. The communications terminal is in communication with an identity token.
04/17/14
20140108257
new patent Management of biometric information
Fraud risk is monitored in financial transactions. Biometric information is received over the communications interface configured to exchange data with multiple distinct financial institutions.
04/17/14
20140108252
new patent Mobile image payment system using sound-based codes
A non-transitory computer readable storage medium with an executable payment application stored thereon, the payment application configured for generating a payment request for receipt by a transaction interface over a communications network such that that the transaction interface is separate and remote from a merchant interface over the communications network, a transaction of the payment request associated with a merchant providing a product to a consumer, wherein the payment application instructs a computer processor to perform the following steps of: receiving a sound code containing sound-based transaction data, wherein the transaction data is representative of merchant data associated with the product; receiving a consumer identifier, wherein the consumer identifier identifies the consumer; sending the payment request including the product data and the consumer identifier to the transaction interface over the communications network; and receiving a confirmation of approval or denial of the payment request from the transaction interface.. .
04/17/14
20140108250
new patent Universal merchant platform for payment authentication
A method of processing of a transaction between a first and second party is provided. The method includes: receiving payment information at a server operatively connected to a communications network, the payment information identifying a particular payment option used by the second party for the transaction, and the server being equipped to format and route messages over the communications network in different manners to accommodate a plurality of different authentication protocols; determining which of the different authentication protocols is prescribed for the type of payment option identified in the payment information; selecting a particular authentication protocol from the plurality of different authentication protocols supported by the server; obtaining an authentication determination for the transaction, including formatting messages and routing the formatted messages over the communications network in accordance with one or more mandates of the selected authentication protocol..
04/17/14
20140108249
new patent Interoperable financial transactions via mobile devices
A method and system provide interoperable electronic financial services using mobile communications devices and without the need for traditional banking systems like plastic cards, pos machines, branches and atms. A consumer can deposit and/or withdraw money from his account using his mobile device and with the help of a local agent without ever stepping inside a branch of a bank where the consumer has an account.
04/17/14
20140108247
new patent Peer-to-peer payment processing
Systems and related methods facilitating payments with a mobile device are discussed herein. Circuitry in a networked-based payment system may be configured to receive payment information from a first device.
04/17/14
20140108231
new patent System and method for processing securities trading instructions and communicating order status via a messaging interface
A system allowing traders, etc. To use instant messaging (im) (or other non-fix based) communications to input trading instructions directly into a broker's order management system (oms) for managing/executing trades.
04/17/14
20140108224
new patent Order centric tracking system and protocol for communications with handheld trading units
A computerized method and system for tracking orders implemented on a trading floor exchange is disclosed. The system is order-centric and is configured to route orders to a booth and floor broker in accordance with a symbol associated with the particular security being traded.
04/17/14
20140108185
new patent Methods and apparatus for knowledge processing system
In exemplary implementations of this invention, a knowledge processing system performs decentralized knowledge acquisition from human experts. The system may store the acquired knowledge in a knowledge database.
04/17/14
20140108169
new patent Activating licensable component of consumer electronic device at point of sale
A purchaser of a ce device informs a retail clerk at the point of sale (pos) of features of the ce device the purchaser wishes to employ, some of which require a license. The ce device is vended without the licenses but the clerk can upload the desired features to a server, which correlates the features to licensable components and which returns to the pos the license codes needed to enable the components.
04/17/14
20140108163
new patent System and method for print-on-demand communications campaigns for motivation programs
An on-line motivation website implements a motivation program to motivate a participant by selecting and providing an award and a communications campaign element. A fulfillment program provides the selected award.
04/17/14
20140108156
new patent Methods and systems for extracting and managing latent social networks for use in commercial activities
A system and method for extracting and managing latent social networks is described. The system generally comprises a network modeling component, a digital information component coupled to the network modeling component, and at least one third party computer system coupled to the network modeling component over a first network.
04/17/14
20140108154
new patent Display of cross-sell advertisements to a user based on genetics
Display of cross-sell advertisements to a user, including, but not limited to, in a social genetics network includes: associating genetic data with product and service categories; accessing specific genetic data of a user to obtain a set of product and service categories associated with the genetic data of the user; analyzing non-genetic data of the user, including past purchase history, and analyzing the genetic data of the user to discover correlations in preferences of the user; selecting one or more desired product and service categories from the set of the product and service categories that match the correlations in the preferences of the user; sending a product or service request to at least one advertiser for a cross-sell advertisement relating to the desired product and service categories; and responsive to receiving the cross-sell advertisement from the advertiser, displaying the cross-sell advertisement on an electronic device of the user.. .
04/17/14
20140108149
new patent System and method for retail sales using wireless communication devices in a wireless communication network
A wireless network is established by direct communication between a user equipment (ue) and wireless access points within a shopping venue. After initial registration, the ue may be automatically authenticated upon entry into the shopping venue.
04/17/14
20140108107
new patent System and method for direct transfer of electronic parking meter data
A single space electronic parking meter mechanism for inserting into an outer parking meter housing is provided. The mechanism includes an inner housing, a payment receiving structure supported by the inner housing and an electronic display screen supported by the inner housing.
04/17/14
20140108106
new patent Digital downloading jukebox system with user-tailored music management, communications, and other tools
A digital downloading jukebox system including a mechanism for delivering custom services to a recognized user, including services for creating playlists, communicating with others, accessing other features, etc. Is provided.
04/17/14
20140108085
new patent Detection and rescheduling of unaddressed topics with the meeting management system
A computer software for managing electronic meetings. The meeting management system automatically detects and classifies unaddressed topics.
04/17/14
20140108084
new patent Initiating schedule management via radio frequency beacons
A portable electronic device receives broadcasts from one or more rf beacons to determine a location of a user and communicates with a scheduling server to manage the schedule of a conference room. The portable electronic device receives an address and an application identifier from each rf beacon and opens a scheduling application in response.
04/17/14
20140108069
new patent Computer program, method, and system for preparing and conducting product and service demonstrations
A computer program, method, and system for organizing and conducting product or service demonstrations may be implemented with a computer system operated by or for an agent or other person or entity that organizes product or service demonstrations and a plurality of mobile phones or other portable electronic devices operated by event personnel or other persons who staff or otherwise run the product or service demonstrations. Each mobile phone may be provisioned with an event management program that receives information and data from the computer system, provides instructions and other information to an event personnel using the mobile phone, receives inputs from the event personnel while a product or service demonstration is being performed, and transmits information and data back to the computer system..
04/17/14
20140108061
new patent Systems and methods for insurance verification
Systems and methods for verifying insurance coverage are provided. A method may include registering data for one or more users, the data including information designating one or more insurance providers for the users.
04/17/14
20140108060
new patent Transgenic crop financial systems and methods
The invention provides systems and methods for determining discounted rates for insurance on and financial products relating to transgenic traited crops as compared to their traditional, non-traited counterparts. Certain methods of the invention involve generating comparison data contrasting the yields of transgenic traited crops to their traditional non-traited counterparts.
04/17/14
20140108055
new patent System and method of conducting telemedicine sessions across different geopolitical zones
A system and method designed to overcome or work with the geopolitical restraints on medical practice that presently hampers the process of conducting physician patient telemedicine sessions across different geopolitical zones such as different states or different countries. The method uses at least one internet server and database, which may optionally reside or have an ip address within in the one or more geopolitical zones where the physician is licensed to practice medicine.
04/17/14
20140108053
new patent Medical image processing apparatus, a medical image processing method, and ultrasonic diagnosis apparatus
A medical image processing apparatus that acquires a medical image and additional information associated with the medical image. The medical image processing apparatus reduces a display size of the medical image using a first size-reduction rate, and reduces a display size of the additional information using a second size-reduction rate.
04/17/14
20140108045
new patent Epoch of care-centric healthcare system
A computer-based system and method improves the efficiency (quality and/or cost) of healthcare services provided to a patient by modeling an epoch of care (eoc) of the patient and by using the epoch of care model to assist in the provision of healthcare services to the patient, such as by generating predictions of healthcare outcomes for the patient and by making recommendations for actions to be taken in connection with the provision of healthcare services to the patient. An epoch of care of a patient may include all services (e.g., treatments, diagnoses, prognoses, tests, tasks, communications, education), products (e.g., medications, medical equipment, implants), and outcomes (e.g., readmissions, morbidities, patient satisfaction, symptoms) that are related to a particular medical condition or complaint of the patient over a period of time.
04/17/14
20140108044
new patent Methods and systems for analyzing health risk score and managing healthcare cost
Various disclosed embodiments include methods and systems for determining a plurality of patients' risk of hospitalization and for forecasting healthcare cost. The method includes receiving a plurality of patients' clinical data from encounters over a predetermined time period and mapping disease codes in the clinical data of the plurality of patients to respective chronic diseases.
04/17/14
20140108042
new patent Methods and systems for determining health risk score, risk of hospitalization and forecasting healthcare cost
Various disclosed embodiments include methods and systems for determining a plurality of patients' risk of hospitalization and for forecasting healthcare cost. The method includes receiving a plurality of patients' clinical data from encounters over a predetermined time period and mapping disease codes in the clinical data of the plurality of patients to respective chronic diseases.
04/17/14
20140108032
new patent Clinical monitoring device with time shifting capability
The present invention is designed to develop research protocols for clinical trials. The invention can track and enhance subject compliance with a research protocol.
04/17/14
20140108017
new patent Multi-tiered voice feedback in an electronic device
This invention is directed to providing voice feedback to a user of an electronic device. Because each electronic device display may include several speakable elements (i.e., elements for which voice feedback is provided), the elements may be ordered.
04/17/14
20140108013
new patent System and method of supporting adaptive misrecognition in conversational speech
A system and method are provided for receiving speech and/or non-speech communications of natural language questions and/or commands and executing the questions and/or commands. The invention provides a conversational human-machine interface that includes a conversational speech analyzer, a general cognitive model, an environmental model, and a personalized cognitive model to determine context, domain knowledge, and invoke prior information to interpret a spoken utterance or a received non-spoken message.
04/17/14
20140108002
new patent Method and system for updating display information based on detected language of a received message
Systems and methods are provided for processing electronic messages for display in electronic devices. The method comprises receiving a message, detecting a language of the message, and based on the detected language updating local-language parameters.


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