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Data processing method, connection auditing device, and system

System and method for collecting and processing data

Communication system, master device, and communication method

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07/24/14
20140208461
 Defensin-encoding nucleic acid molecules derived from nicotiana alata, uses therefor and transgenic plants comprising same patent thumbnailnew patent Defensin-encoding nucleic acid molecules derived from nicotiana alata, uses therefor and transgenic plants comprising same
The present invention provides nucleic acid molecules derived from nicotiana alata, which encode defensin-like molecules. The present invention contemplates the use of such nucleic acid molecules in the generation of transgenic plants having resistance or at least reduced sensitivity to plant pests including insects, microorganisms, fungi and/or viruses and the of the encoded defensin-like molecules in compositions for topical application to a plant or a plant part so as to reduce prevent or reduce infestation of the plant or plant part by plant pests.
07/24/14
20140208460
 Phacosporacea resistant soybean plants patent thumbnailnew patent Phacosporacea resistant soybean plants
The present invention relates to a method of increasing resistance against fungal pathogens of the family phacosporaceae in transgenic plants and/or plant cells. In these plants, the ethylene signaling pathway and/or activity of the ethylene signaling compounds is changed.
07/24/14
20140208458
 Plant having complex disease resistance patent thumbnailnew patent Plant having complex disease resistance
The present invention relates to plants that have been transformed so as to have both disease resistance and acceptable agronomic traits. More specifically, the present invention relates to transgenic plants that have acquired disease resistance through expression in the plants of a polynucleotide encoding the transcription factor wrky45 in an infection-responsive manner, and methods for generating the transgenic plants..
07/24/14
20140208457
 Nuclease fusion protein and uses thereof patent thumbnailnew patent Nuclease fusion protein and uses thereof
The present invention is concerned with nuclease fusion proteins and various uses thereof. Specifically, it relates to a polynucleotide encoding a polypeptide comprising (i) a first module comprising at least a first dna binding domain derived from a homing endonuclease, (ii) a linker, and (iii) a second module comprising at least a second dna binding domain and a cleavage domain derived from a restriction endonuclease, wherein said polypeptide functionally interacts only with dna comprising a dna recognition site for the first dna binding domain and a dna recognition site for the second dna binding domain, and wherein said cleavage domain cleaves dna within a specific dna cleavage site upon binding of the polypeptide.
07/24/14
20140208456
 Application of ossro1c gene in controlling rice drought resistance patent thumbnailnew patent Application of ossro1c gene in controlling rice drought resistance
Rice ossro1c gene conferring enhanced drought resistance of a plant is provided, wherein the said gene encodes an amino acid sequences as set forth in seq id no: 2. Dna constructs, transgenic plants or cells comprising the ossro1c gene and the uses of the ossro1c gene in improving though resistance of a plant are also provided.
07/24/14
20140208455
 Chimeric promoters capable of mediating gene expression in plants upon pathogen infection and uses thereof patent thumbnailnew patent Chimeric promoters capable of mediating gene expression in plants upon pathogen infection and uses thereof
Described are synthetic promoters capable of mediating gene expression in plants upon pathogen infection. Furthermore, recombinant genes and vectors comprising said chimeric promoters as well as host cells transformed with such chimeric promoters, recombinant genes, or vectors are provided.
07/24/14
20140208451
 Soybean cultivar kk-09 patent thumbnailnew patent Soybean cultivar kk-09
A soybean cultivar designated kk-09 is disclosed. The invention relates to the seeds of soybean cultivar kk-09, to the plants of soybean cultivar kk-09, to the plant parts of soybean cultivar kk-09, and to methods for producing progeny of soybean cultivar kk-09.
07/24/14
20140208450
 Spearmint plant denominated ki-msem0042 patent thumbnailnew patent Spearmint plant denominated ki-msem0042
A new and distinct cultivar of mentha spicata l. Named ki-msem0042 and characterized by elevated levels of rosmarinic acid and vigorous growth..
07/24/14
20140208445
 System and method for temporary obfuscation during collaborative communications patent thumbnailnew patent System and method for temporary obfuscation during collaborative communications
Systems and methods for temporary obfuscation during collaborative communications are provided. A method for obfuscation during collaborative communications, comprises entering a message including content into a first messaging device, marking the content as sensitive, sending the message including the content via a network to a second messaging device, and obfuscating the marked content and displaying any remaining portions of the message on the second messaging device..
07/24/14
20140208444
 System and method for temporary obfuscation during collaborative communications patent thumbnailnew patent System and method for temporary obfuscation during collaborative communications
Systems and methods for temporary obfuscation during collaborative communications are provided. A method for obfuscation during collaborative communications, comprises entering a message including content into a first messaging device, marking the content as sensitive, sending the message including the content via a network to a second messaging device, and obfuscating the marked content and displaying any remaining portions of the message on the second messaging device..
07/24/14
20140208422
new patent Passing hidden information using attack detectors
An electronic device (22) includes a communication interface (36) and a processor (30), which is configured to store and process secret information and to communicate with a host device (24) via the communication interface. An environmental detector (38) is configured to detect a change, relative to a baseline, in an operating environment of the electronic device, and in response to the detected change, to initiate a secure communication between the processor and the host device when the detected change is in a predefined first range, and to invoke a countermeasure against tampering with the device when the detected change is in a predefined second range, disjoint from the first range..
07/24/14
20140208405
new patent Simplified and safe user authentication
Machines, systems and methods for authenticating against one or more access points, the method comprising: receiving data identifying an electronic device and destination information for forwarding a code to a user, in response to the user providing the destination information to a user interface prompt displayed on the electronic device when attempting to authenticate against an access point accessible via the electronic device; generating the code, in response to receiving the destination information and data identifying the electronic device; associating the code with the data identifying the electronic device; and forwarding the code in a message to a destination associated with the destination information, wherein the code is retrieved from the message when the message is received, receiving the code transmitted by way of the electronic device to an authentication server; and authenticating the user against the access point, in response to determining that the code matches related records.. .
07/24/14
20140208402
new patent Methods and systems for increasing the security of electronic messages
A method for generating e-mail messages with increased security includes receiving an e-mail message at a control system. The e-mail message has recipients, a security level, control attributes, and e-mail message contents.
07/24/14
20140208376
new patent Method and apparatus for communications
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a set-top-box (stb) having a controller to operate the stb coupled to an interactive television network as an audio visual answering machine using a digital video recorder forming a part of the stb, use at least one camera coupled to the stb to capture video, use at least one microphone coupled to the stb to capture audio, present video from at least a calling party on a television set coupled to the stb, and present audio from at least the calling party on speakers coupled to the stb. Other embodiments are disclosed..
07/24/14
20140208371
new patent Communication device and communication system
The communication device is installed in a predetermined space. The communication device receives and displays content distributed only within a variable available viewing time.
07/24/14
20140208370
new patent Wireless terminal, wireless communication system, and wireless communication control device
A wireless terminal communicates with a wireless communication apparatus including one or more wireless access points, and is used in a facility including a plurality of seats. The wireless terminal includes a seat position identifying unit, a distance determination unit, and a processing setting unit.
07/24/14
20140208368
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.
07/24/14
20140208367
new patent Television chat system
The system allows real-time communications in a chat group to be transmitted between users at user television equipment devices via a television distribution facility. The television chat system of the present invention permits users to join chat groups related to television programs, channels, or categories of programs that the user may be interested in.
07/24/14
20140208366
new patent Multimedia system based e-commerce
E-commerce techniques, in accordance with embodiments of the present technology, provide an improved buying experience integrated with the television viewing experience. A multimedia system for implementing the e-commerce techniques includes a two way communication system such as a set top box, display device and remote controller.
07/24/14
20140208351
new patent Video processing apparatus, method and server
A video processing apparatus comprises a controller and a communications unit that receives video data representing a video image for display from a source and receives first data representing text to be reproduced within the video image, the text being in accordance with a first language. The controller is configured to communicate the first data to a remote terminal using the communications unit.
07/24/14
20140208345
new patent Virtual set-top box
A virtual set-top box (vstb) for executing a middleware component, designed originally for use with the physical stb, including emulating hardware capabilities of the physical stb to process iptv content received over a connection for presenting the iptv content on a display of the electronic device.. .
07/24/14
20140208313
new patent Enhanced deployment of applications
Systems and methods for managing distribution of applications are provided herein. A host server can act as an intermediary between a communications device and an app store in order to manage distribution of applications to the communications device.
07/24/14
20140208309
new patent Method, apparatus, and communication system for implementing internet application
Methods, apparatus, and communication systems for implementing an internet application are disclosed. A number n of code files of a processing logic used for implementing a first internet application can be loaded in a memory and can be compiled into a runtime library.
07/24/14
20140208287
new patent Energy consumption simulation and evaluation system for embedded device
An energy consumption simulation and evaluation system for embedded device in energy consumption evaluation technology for electronic devices, which solves the problem that the energy consumption cannot be simulated under tasks operation condition with the existing systems. The present invention includes a graphical configuration management module for inputting graphical configuration parameters, a device energy consumption model building block for obtaining the aadl description model for software and hardware components through aadl abstract description of software and hardware at system-level, a model transformation module for aadl to gspn model transformation; and a gspn simulation module which utilizes qpme tool to simulate gspn model; selectively loads an external energy-consuming event from the energy-consuming events sequence; and perform energy consumption simulation for the gspn model in response to the external energy-consuming event by qpme tool to obtain a simulation result of the residual energy and lifetime of the system..
07/24/14
20140208281
new patent Real-time display of electronic device design changes between schematic and/or physical representation and simplified physical representation of design
A logical design component permits an electronic device design to be modified from a logical perspective on a schematic of the device showing device components in logical form, and displays a logical window of the schematic. A physical design component permits the design to be modified from a circuit board perspective on a circuit board representation of the device the showing the components in physical form, and displays a physical window of the circuit board representation.
07/24/14
20140208270
new patent Method and electronic device for providing guide
Provided is a method and apparatus for providing a guide for an icon. An electronic device may designate an icon in response to a first user input and set a guide by associating the designated icon with content to be provided as a guide for the designated icon.
07/24/14
20140208256
new patent Turning pages of an electronic document by means of a single snap gesture
A system and associated method for contextualizing a page turn in an electronic book pursuant to a snap gesture made by a user on a touch screen of a tablet device, as performed by an e-reader program running in the tablet device. The snap gesture is quantified with data elements including linger time and direction of the snap gesture.
07/24/14
20140208252
new patent User interface including content from an accessory
An electronic device can receive a request from an accessory to provide a user interface for display on a display of the accessory. In response to receiving the request, the electronic device can generate a user interface that includes a region that is reserved for displaying content provided by the accessory.
07/24/14
20140208247
new patent Graphic-based electronic signature management system and method
A computer-implemented system for managing an electronic signature is provided. A data collector receives one or more contact information items.
07/24/14
20140208239
new patent Graphical aggregation of virtualized network communication
Techniques are described for aggregating information from multiple network-accessible service providers (such as multiple social networking service providers) using virtual objects to represent information, media and services in a plurality of rendered virtual environments, each of which may be associated with one or more users of the multiple service providers. A virtual environment associated with one or more particular users may be presented as any of a variety of internal or external spaces.
07/24/14
20140208229
new patent Communications grouped as conversations
Described are embodiments for displaying groups of communications, such as messages, as a conversation. Conversations are groups of communications that can be traced back as related to an original communication.
07/24/14
20140208224
new patent Pushing a user interface to a remote device that controls multiple displays
An electronic device can be coupled to an accessory that controls multiple displays. The device can receive accessory configuration information describing a configuration of the multiple displays.
07/24/14
20140208223
new patent User interface including content from a remote device
A user interface displayed by an electronic device can include a first user-interface portion generated by the electronic device and a second user interface portion generated by a remote device. The electronic device can detect received input and determine whether the input corresponds to an interactive element in the first user-interface portion or an interactive element in the second user interface portion.
07/24/14
20140208221
new patent Computer-readable storage medium storing communication support program and communication device
Communication using a communication device may be configured using a variety of options and processes. In one example, communication channels may be selected or otherwise designated.
07/24/14
20140208209
new patent Electronic device and method of controlling the same
An electronic device including a touchscreen; a voice recognition module; and a controller configured to receive a voice input through the voice recognition module when the voice recognition module has been activated, convert the voice input into text, display an object indicator for editing a preset word included in the text, receive a selection of the object indicator, provide an editing option for changing the displayed object indicator into new text to be displayed on the touchscreen, and display the new text when the editing option is selected.. .
07/24/14
20140208194
new patent Device and system for securely executing electronic documents
A system and method for creating and/or presenting electronic forms to users and securely collecting the data entered into the electronic forms. A dashboard application includes a collection of electronic forms for display on a presentation device.
07/24/14
20140208193
new patent Method and electronic device for sharing resource file data
A method of sharing resource file data in an electronic device is provided. The method includes providing a user interface including a source page and a target page by using a web browser, detecting an operation of dragging a hyperlink provided in the source page from the source page to the target page and dropping the dragged hyperlink onto the target page; and in response to detecting the operation of dropping, downloading resource file data associated with the hyperlink through a network to the target page and storing the resource file data in the target page..
07/24/14
20140208179
new patent Methods and devices for facilitating data retransmissions in wireless communication systems
Wireless communications devices are adapted to perform retransmissions of data blocks. A wireless communications device can be adapted to transmit a plurality of data blocks to a receiving device.
07/24/14
20140208158
new patent Systems and methods of data transmission and management
Data communications systems and methods comprise a conductive media infrastructure in communication with a baseband data universe propagating at least one first signal and a broadband data universe propagating at least one second signal. At least one segmentation device is in communication with the conductive media infrastructure and partitions the broadband data universe from the baseband data universe.
07/24/14
20140208138
new patent System and method for reducing power consumption
Systems and methods are disclosed for operating an interface of an electronic device in an active mode or a power save mode based, at least in part, on a condition of a data exchange module buffer. When buffer space is available, incoming data may be stored locally and the interface used to access remote memory storage may be in a power save mode.
07/24/14
20140208137
new patent Systems and methods for dynamic load reduction control messaging
Systems and methods for dynamic load reduction control messaging. In one embodiment, a system can include at least one memory that stores computer-executable instructions; and at least one processor configured to access the at least one memory, wherein the at least one processor is configured to execute the computer-executable instructions.
07/24/14
20140208131
new patent Electronic apparatus, power supply device, system and apparatus
A power supply device is caused to execute a new program. An electronic apparatus that receives power from a power supply device in a non-contact manner includes: an intra-apparatus circuit that operates with power received via a power transmission path from the power supply device to the electronic apparatus; a program acquiring unit that acquires a program to be executed by the power supply device from outside, and stores the program; and an apparatus-side communicating unit that transmits the program to the power supply device via the power transmission path..
07/24/14
20140208127
new patent Electronic device having multiple human-machine interfaces and method for running multiple human-machine interfaces
An electronic device having multiple human-machine interfaces and a method for running multiple human-machine interfaces are provided. The electronic device includes a host and a plurality of human-machine interfaces.
07/24/14
20140208121
new patent Near field communication (nfc) device and method for selectively securing records in a near field communication data exchange format (ndef) message
A method and apparatus for selectively securing records in a near field communication data exchange format (ndef) message in a near field communication (nfc) device are provided. The method includes generating a place marker signature record by setting a uri_present field to ‘0’ and setting a signature_type field to a predefined value, wherein a combination of the uri_present field set to ‘0’ and the signature_type field set to the predefined value indicates that a signature record type definition (rtd) is a place marker signature record; and placing the place marker signature record in the ndef message, wherein a set of records following the place marker signature record are secured..
07/24/14
20140208116
new patent Communication apparatus, communication system, and computer program product
According to an embodiment, a communication apparatus includes a sharing processing unit, an extension unit, and a communication unit. The sharing processing unit shares a first cryptographic key with an external apparatus connected via a link, and further generates a second cryptographic key and shares the second cryptographic key with the external apparatus through secret communication using the first cryptographic key.
07/24/14
20140208113
new patent Communication apparatus, communication method, communication system, and computer program
A measurement to obtain an rtt to a receiving apparatus is performed by a relay apparatus that is disposed between a wan and a home network and connects these two networks. That an rtt value is equal to or less than the threshold value is set as a content distribution condition from a transmitting apparatus, so that the same use environment as a system using current dlna and dtcp-ip can be realized for content use in the home network.
07/24/14
20140208106
new patent Network-based service for secure electronic mail delivery on an internet protocol network
A network is disclosed that includes a message originator computer and a message recipient computer, for secure electronic mail delivery. In accordance with the invention, the network includes a message delivery server that can distinguish between real and phantom messages.
07/24/14
20140208103
new patent File encryption, decryption and accessvia near field communication
Methods and devices for nfc-tap file encryption, decryption and access via near field communication (nfc) are disclosed. A user can select an unencrypted file stored in a computing device for encryption.
07/24/14
20140208095
new patent Managed real-time communications between user devices
Managed real-time communications between user devices may be provided. Upon receiving a request to instantiate a communication connection from an application, a secure session may be established between the application and a remote application.
07/24/14
20140208093
new patent Electronic device with a pluality of booting modes
An electronic device with a plurality of booting modes comprises at least a button unit, a control module, a control chip unit, a super i/o unit and a basic input/output system (bios). One of the button units outputs a first signal according to a trigger event.
07/24/14
20140208092
new patent Method for updating firmware of a battery included in a rechargeable battery module, portable electronic device, and rechargeable battery module
In a method for updating firmware of a battery included in a rechargeable battery module of a portable electronic device, the portable electronic device stores a booting instruction set of the firmware in a battery monitoring unit of the rechargeable battery module, and stores a basic input/output system (bios) of the portable electronic device in a non-volatile memory disposed externally of the rechargeable battery module. In response to bios update information that includes an updated main instruction set of the firmware, the portable electronic device updates the bios, including the main instruction set of the firmware using the bios update information..
07/24/14
20140208070
new patent Systems and methods for interfacing master and slave processors
System and methods are provided. In one embodiment, a system includes a first processor comprising a serial peripheral interface (spi) port, and a second processor.
07/24/14
20140208052
new patent Electronic device and method for protecting memory thereof
An electronic device includes a memory, an addressing unit, a status determination unit, and a control unit. The memory unit stores a memory status parameter.
07/24/14
20140208019
new patent Caching method and caching system using dual disks
A caching method and a caching system using dual disks, adapted to an electronic apparatus having a first storage unit and a second storage unit, are provided, in which an access speed of the second storage unit is higher than that of the first storage unit. In the method, a data access to the first storage unit is monitored, a data category of the data in an access address of the data access is identified and whether the data category belongs to a cache category is determined.
07/24/14
20140207991
new patent Hardware accelerated communications over a chip-to-chip interface
A device and method for communicating, via a memory-mapped communication path, between a host processor and a cellular-communication modem are disclosed. The method includes providing logical channels over the memory-mapped communication path and transporting data organized according to one or more cellular communication protocols over at least one of the logical channels.
07/24/14
20140207990
new patent Electronic apparatus
According to one embodiment, first monitor controller of electronic circuit board recognizes free slot into which the electronic circuit board has been hot-inserted, notifies host control device of start together with slot information causes first parameter setting module to change reception parameter of first t/r circuit module. The host control device instructs switch processing board to change transmission parameter, in response to slot information and start notification.
07/24/14
20140207975
new patent System and method for managing communication links
A system and method for managing a communication link between a consumer electronic device adapted for two-way, wireless communications with at least one peripheral. The communication link is managed using a controller that is associated with the consumer electronic device that functions to assign communication slots to the peripheral to facilitate communications between the peripheral and the consumer electronic device..
07/24/14
20140207960
new patent Apparatus and method for reducing transmission delay of http protocol and processing load of http server in wireless communications network
A method and apparatus for managing and controlling wireless connection of a hypertext transfer protocol (http) proxy device in a wireless communication network are provided. The method includes receiving one of information indicating a wireless connection deactivation of an http client performing http communication and information indicating a change in an internet protocol (ip) address of the http client from a predetermined node of the wireless communication network; and deactivating a connection with an http server if the received information indicates the wireless connection deactivation of an http client performing the http communication; and maintaining a connection with an http server if the received information indicates the change in the internet protocol (ip) address of the http client..
07/24/14
20140207958
new patent Virtual private network communication system, routing device and method thereof
A virtual private network communication system, a routing device and a method thereof are provided. The system includes a server and a plurality of routing devices.
07/24/14
20140207957
new patent Systems and methods for connecting media devices through web sockets
Systems and methods are described herein for connecting client devices to applications on a server using web sockets. In one aspect, the systems and methods described provide for a routing table that may be used to direct communications between a client device and an application on a web server.
07/24/14
20140207953
new patent Methods and apparatus for enabling a dynamic network of interactors according to personal trust levels between interactors
A system for causing routing of a communication event includes a sending platform for initiating and sending the communication event, a communications network for carrying the communication event, a receiving platform for receiving the communication event for final routing, and a router resident at least in the receiving platform for preparing and executing or forwarding for execution a routing instruction for handling the incoming communication event or notification thereof, the routing instruction thus executed, overriding a default routing instruction, the overriding routing instruction initiated upon discovery by the router of some level of trust metric between the sender and intended recipient of the event.. .
07/24/14
20140207952
new patent System and method for determining website popularity by location
Internet websites that are popular for users in a specific location are determined and displayed to a user of an electronic device. The popularity information may be of benefit to users in the location or to users of inherently portable devices, such as a mobile telephone or a laptop computer, that travel to the location.
07/24/14
20140207950
new patent Schedule and location responsive agreement compliance controlled information throttle
Controls electronic devices and/or throttles electronic devices and/or information for electronic devices based on agreements or events and/or based on schedule, location, time, or any combination thereof. An agreement includes condition(s) to satisfy the agreement, such as task(s) or activities to be performed by an agreement performer, for example based on a schedule and/or location, at a particular time, or time period, or, or events that may be detected, and actions performed to enforce or assert the agreement.
07/24/14
20140207949
new patent Methods, systems, and computer program products for monitoring service usage
Usage information is received that describes usage of communication services by a communications device. The usage information is compared to monitoring criteria.
07/24/14
20140207947
new patent Methods and systems for online events
Provided are methods and systems for determining whether an online event has been completed by a user. A website or other interactive service maintains user activity data reflective of the activities of its users.
07/24/14
20140207946
new patent Method and system for managing a vpn connection
A method and computing device configured to send and receive traffic over a virtual private network (vpn) connection, the computing device having a processor; and a communications subsystem, where the method determines that a first trigger had been met, wherein the first trigger is dynamically configured based on at least one factor at the computing device; monitors whether data traffic exists over the vpn connection for a first time period; and if no data traffic exists over the vpn connection for the first time period, disconnects the vpn connection.. .
07/24/14
20140207943
new patent Method and system for managing a vpn connection
A method and computing device configured to send and receive traffic over a virtual private network (vpn) connection, the computing device having a processor; and a communications subsystem, where the method determines that a first trigger had been met; monitors whether data traffic exists over the vpn connection for a first time period; and if no data traffic exists over the vpn connection for the first time period, disconnects the vpn connection.. .
07/24/14
20140207922
new patent Automatic configuration of host networking device networking interface without user interaction
A host networking device networking interface is automatically configured. The interface is initially configured to operate in a single-link mode in which multiple network communication lanes of the interface cooperatively provide a single communication link.
07/24/14
20140207909
new patent Method and system for transferring software and hardware feature licenses between devices
A method and system for transferring licenses between electronic devices supporting licensable features. Specifically, in a method a request is generated for transferring a license between first and second electronic devices.
07/24/14
20140207895
new patent Communication apparatus, control method for communication apparatus, and communication system
In a system that performs communication between master and slave, the device better suited as the master device is not always the master device, since the device that initially constructs the network becomes the master device. A device that enters the network later transmits a restart request on detecting the master device, and if a restart permission is received, the device transfers to a restart state and transmits a master inquiry before the device that was the master device up until that point.
07/24/14
20140207889
new patent Electronic messaging systems
A computer system for facilitating communications between users that, in various embodiments, is configured for: (a) receiving, from a first user, one or more user watch area attributes; (b) using the one or more user watch area attributes to define a watch area; (c) receiving, from a second user, a message associated with a particular geographical location, wherein the second user has indicated that the message should be associated with the particular geographical location; (d) determining whether the particular geographical location is located within the user watch area; and (e) at least partially in response to determining that the particular geographical location is located within the user watch area, subscribing the first user to a thread of messages that includes the message.. .
07/24/14
20140207887
new patent Method, system, and apparatus for providing self-destructing electronic mail messages
A method, system, and apparatus for providing a self-destructing e-mail messages are described. An e-mail client application provides a user interface through which the sender of an e-mail message can enter the message and a time period for destruction of the message.
07/24/14
20140207886
new patent Automatically providing a communication based on location information for a user of a social networking system
Systems and methods for automatically locating web-based social network members are provided. According to one embodiment, contact content including an associated gps identifier and status for web-based social network members located at or near the same location automatically appears on a gps-enabled device.
07/24/14
20140207884
new patent Caller initiated distinctive presence alerting and auto-response messaging
Presence information of a first user is relayed to a second user. Briefly described, in architecture, one embodiment of the system, among others includes, can be implemented as follows.
07/24/14
20140207879
new patent Communication system, master device, and communication method
A communication system, a master device, and a communication method are provided. The communication system includes a master device and at least one slave device.
07/24/14
20140207867
new patent Multi-user and multi-device collaboration
Multi-user, multi-computing device collaborative work experience is provided. One or more computing devices, including wired and wireless personal computers, laptop computers, servers, handheld mobile computing devices, for example, mobile telephones, tablet type computers, slate type computers and the like, may be linked together to allow users of such devices to engage in a collaborative work session.
07/24/14
20140207854
new patent Device and method for facilitating secure communications over a cellular network
A process for communicating utility-related data over at least one network is described. The process includes: collecting utility-related data at a hub device during a first predetermined period of time; securing the utility-related data at the hub device using digital envelopes during the first predetermined period of time; initiating by the hub device an autonomous wake up process during a second predetermined period of time; sending the secure utility-related data over a first network to a designated server via at least one user datagram protocol (“udp”) message during the second predetermined period of time; and receiving an acknowledgement of receipt message of the at least one udp message from the designated server; wherein the first and second predetermined periods of time typically do not overlap, but may overlap..
07/24/14
20140207850
new patent Scalable transport with cluster-consensus rendezvous
Embodiments disclosed herein provide advantageous methods and systems that use multicast communications via unreliable datagrams sent on a protected traffic class. These methods and systems provide effectively reliable multicast delivery while avoiding the overhead associated with point-to-point protocols.
07/24/14
20140207849
new patent Scalable transport with client-consensus rendezvous
Embodiments disclosed herein provide advantageous methods and systems that use multicast communications via unreliable datagrams sent on a protected traffic class. These methods and systems provide effectively reliable multicast delivery while avoiding the overhead associated with point-to-point protocols.
07/24/14
20140207843
new patent Data processing method, connection auditing device, and system
Embodiments of the present invention disclose a data processing method, a connection auditing device, and a system, and relate to the communications field. The data processing method includes: when a terminal connects to a remote virtual desktop, obtaining a capability type of the terminal; obtaining a service data packet, and recognizing a type of the service data packet; when the type of the service data packet matches the capability type of the terminal, sending the service data packet to the terminal; and when the type of the service data packet does not match the capability type of the terminal, sending the service data packet to the remote virtual desktop.
07/24/14
20140207818
new patent Configuring an origin server content delivery using a pulled data list
An exemplary system and method for generating a data list of websites and configuring at least one server computer coupled to a communications network for an origin server website content delivery may comprise a network storage device communicatively coupled to a network and storing a routing table for a cdn, the routing table map one or more edge server ip addresses for one or more edge servers to each of one or more geographic regions. The network storage device may be configured to transmit the routing table to one or more dns servers communicatively coupled to the network..
07/24/14
20140207812
new patent Methods and apparatus for collecting electronically stored information
Methods and apparatus for collecting electronically stored information are disclosed. In general, a processor images an electronic device to collect metadata associated with a plurality of files stored on the electronic device.
07/24/14
20140207811
new patent Electronic device for determining emotion of user and method for determining emotion of user
A system and method for determining an emotional state of a user of an electronic device. The system is configured to execute a method of receiving, using the electronic device, input emotional data, comparing the input emotional data with reference emotional data and determining an emotional state of a user of the electronic device, and transmitting the determined emotional state of the user to an external device to share the emotional state with the external device..
07/24/14
20140207807
new patent Searching alternative data sources
A method and system for searching alternative data sources include monitoring a first communications source broadcasting unstructured data, and a second communications source broadcasting structured data. The method further includes generating text from the unstructured data and from the structured data collected, and parsing the generated text.
07/24/14
20140207805
new patent Method and system for generating visually enhanced calendar from pre-existing calendar on electronic device
A method for enhancing a pre-existing calendar on an electronic device includes parsing an event of the pre-existing calendar for an item of information associated with the event. The method further includes searching at least one source for a visual representation indicative of the information associated with the event using the item of information as a search term.
07/24/14
20140207758
new patent Thread object-based search method and apparatus
Embodiments of the present invention provide a thread object-based search method and apparatus and relate to the field of communications technologies. The method includes: receiving at least one thread object dragged by a user to a search area, where the search area is located on a current page of a web page; parsing the at least one thread object to obtain at least one attribute of the at least one thread object; searching by using the at least one attribute as a keyword; and displaying results obtained by performing the searching.
07/24/14
20140207734
new patent Data synchronization management methods and systems
Data synchronization management methods and systems for use in an electronic device are provided. First, activity log containing information regarding activities of friends of a user in an application within a specific period of time is acquired from a network application server via a network.
07/24/14
20140207733
new patent System and method for collecting and processing data
A system and method for collecting and processing data over a communications network. A data mining marshaller module associates each plugin to a particular data source and manages the plugin to periodically retrieve unstructured data from the data source based on a plurality of data items to be monitored on behalf of a plurality of users.
07/24/14
20140207721
new patent Dynamic distributed-sensor thermostat network for forecasting external events
Systems and methods for forecasting events can be provided. A measurement database can store sensor measurements, each having been provided by a non-portable electronic device with a primary purpose unrelated to collecting measurements from a type of sensor that collected the measurement.
07/24/14
20140207696
new patent Sharing purchasing information
The disclosure is related to sharing purchasing information among consumer using near field communication feature of user equipment. First user equipment may transfer purchasing information to second user equipment and the second user equipment may conveniently and instantly repurchase the same good or service, which the first user equipment purchases, based on the purchasing information..
07/24/14
20140207685
new patent Money transfer smart phone methods and systems
A method of implementing collaborative funds transfer includes receiving, by a host computer system, from an entity a collaborative funds transfer request for a relief effort to be executed within a collaborative environment. The methods further includes verifying, by the host computer system, validity of the entity, receiving funds provided to the entity via the collaborative environment, reviewing services offered within the collaborative environment, reviewing communications regarding the funds transfer within the collaborative environment, and transferring the funds to the entity..
07/24/14
20140207670
new patent Mobile phone as point of sale (pos) device
A system and method for provisioning one or more value added services to a postpaid/prepaid mobile account and/or a postpaid/prepaid mobile device using a wireless communication device as a point-of-sale device, is disclosed.. .
07/24/14
20140207635
new patent Wireless time attendance system and method
A system and method for tracking and communicating time and attendance data for workers at a remote worksite is disclosed. A portable time and attendance device is configured to receive and store worker time attendance data and transmit the data to a remote computer via a wireless network, such as a wireless cellular communications network.
07/24/14
20140207626
new patent System and method of selling market-based access to scarce resources
A method of providing real-time market prices to purchase access to the desired places, products, events, services, etc. Includes the step of providing a user interface through which a real-time, market-based, variable price for accessing a preferred position in an existing queue for a scarce resource is presented to a user, whereby the user may purchase access to the preferred position in the queue at the real-time, market-based variable price.
07/24/14
20140207624
new patent Framed implementation for payment widgets
A system and method process an electronic commerce transaction between a consumer and a merchant over a communications network. A checkout webpage of a virtual shopping cart of the merchant is displayed by a consumer device and an initialization routine of the checkout webpage is performed by the consumer device.
07/24/14
20140207607
new patent System for customizing a ball bat
A system for customizing a ball bat for a user includes a processor, a display operably coupled to the processor, an input mechanism, and a memory operably coupled to the processor. The ball bat includes a handle portion, a barrel portion and an element.
07/24/14
20140207587
new patent Systems and methods for selectively providing messages in telecommunications systems
A telecommunications advertising means is disclosed. The telecommunication advertising means includes an advertisement database coupled to a processing means.
07/24/14
20140207583
new patent Electronic book provision system and electronic book distribution device
To provide an electronic book provision system that can make advertisements easily recognized by a user. The electronic book acquisition unit (104) acquires an electronic book in which tag is set in the text.
07/24/14
20140207577
new patent Communication system
A communication system includes a call answering center; a first mobile phone that registers a call answering setting in the call answering center; a second mobile phone that makes a call to the first mobile phone and includes a display unit and an operation unit; and a telephone communication network that connects the first mobile phone, the second mobile phone, and the call answering center in a communicable manner. When a call is made and the call answering setting is performed, the call answering center composes a call answering message accompanied by a reply program having an advertisement image attached thereto in accordance with the call answering setting, and transmits the call answering message to the second mobile phone.
07/24/14
20140207575
new patent Electronic commerce network using mobile devices
A mobile software development kit (“sdk”) executes on a mobile device that interfaces with a commerce network. The mobile sdk includes an interface to a host application on the commerce network, and an interface to a merchant application executing on the mobile device.
07/24/14
20140207567
new patent Cross channel conversion tracking system and method
A cross channel conversion tracking system and method provides online marketers with information regarding which ads lead to conversion transactions, such as purchases. The system and method provides means to track purchases made when a particular user receives a marketing exposure on one device or channel but purchases on another device or channel.
07/24/14
20140207566
new patent Device session identification system
Methods and systems for the identification of electronic devices between web browser and native application sessions is disclosed. The identification process can function even with interrupted internet connectivity.
07/24/14
20140207556
new patent Point of sale offer redemptions
Processing of point of sale (“pos”) redemptions via a “tap” of a contactless device comprises a pos data collector that facilitates a connection with a contactless device. A merchant scans items for purchase using a pos scanner, which captures product identification information.
07/24/14
20140207551
new patent Cookieless ecommerce platform
The present disclosure is directed to an improved cookieless ecommerce platform. The proposed approach involves receiving a confirmation of an order for the purchase of an item initiated by a platform member to a platform partner.
07/24/14
20140207486
new patent Health management system
A decentralized system with at least a server (130, 140) and a plurality of remote devices including at least a member device (150), a caregiver device (120) and a support device (110) configured for use by a at least one person in a support team network for a user of the member device. The system is configured to allow the server and the remote devices to communicate over a network to define a continuity of care network (ccn 100) for managing the flow of member related information between the member device (150), the caregiver device (120) and the support device (110); receive behavioral change communications in response to health events related to the member; and transmit communications regarding the received behavioral change communications to at least one user of the member device (150), the caregiver device (120) and the support device (110)..
07/24/14
20140207470
new patent Electronic apparatus and voice processing method thereof
Apparatuses and methods related an electronic apparatus and a voice processing method thereof are provided. More particularly, the apparatuses and methods relate to an electronic apparatus capable of recognizing a user's voice and a voice processing method thereof.
07/24/14
20140207466
new patent Method and system for automatically identifying voice tags through user operation
A method for automatically identifying voice tags on an electronic device. After failure to initiate a communication using a voice input command, the user may then subsequently contact the recipient using an application program of the electronic device.
07/24/14
20140207459
new patent System and method for mobile automatic speech recognition
A system and method of updating automatic speech recognition parameters on a mobile device are disclosed. The method comprises storing user account-specific adaptation data associated with asr on a computing device associated with a wireless network, generating new asr adaptation parameters based on transmitted information from the mobile device when a communication channel between the computing device and the mobile device becomes available and transmitting the new asr adaptation data to the mobile device when a communication channel between the computing device and the mobile device becomes available.
07/24/14
20140207444
new patent System, device and method for detecting speech
A mobile communication system comprises a mobile communication device provided with a touch screen; and a speech activity analyzer suitable to receive from said touch screen data indicative of pressure applied to an area of said touch screen, and of changes thereto with time.. .
07/24/14
20140207400
new patent Method and apparatus for providing data processing and control in a medical communication system
Methods and apparatus for providing data processing and control for use in a medical communication system are provided.. .
07/24/14
20140207394
new patent Systems and methods for communicating with heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment
Systems and methods for wireless diagnostic equipment. Hvac equipment is configured with wireless technologies that are enabled to communicate diagnostic data with a wireless communications device, such as a smart phone, tablet, laptop or other wireless communications device.
07/24/14
20140207364
new patent Method and arrangement for determining a trajectory
A method and an arrangement are provided for determining a trajectory for a host vehicle h in order to as smoothly as possible avoid or mitigate a collision. The arrangement may include a processor and at least one of a sensor system or a communication system.
07/24/14
20140207313
new patent Communication system and communication device
A communication system has a first communication device, and a second communication device that conducts wireless communication the first communication device. The first communication device has a first transmitter that transmits a signal to the second communication device while modulating the signal, and a first transmission controller that controls the first transmitter.
07/24/14
20140207312
new patent Method and system for customizing, on the fly, a vehicle offered for hire
The invention relates to a method (300) for configuring a vehicle on the fly and comprising the following steps: identifying (302, 304) a user using means of identification, loading (308), from a central site through a wireless communications network and/or from a means of identification, at least one value, known as the preferred value, of at least one parameter concerning the setup of at least one element of said vehicle, the value being associated with said identified user, and adjusting said element of the vehicle in accordance with said preferred value. The invention also relates to a system and to an installation for configuring a vehicle on the fly and to a vehicle comprising such a system..
07/24/14
20140207308
new patent Absolute acceleration sensor for use within moving vehicles
A communication system for a vehicle includes a vehicle speed sensor configured to emit a periodic function with a parameter correlated to the speed of the vehicle, an acceleration monitoring system, a braking system engagement detector to detect a braking status of the vehicle, an alerting device capable of signaling other drivers of a deceleration condition of the vehicle, and a control device. The acceleration monitoring system is configured to compute the acceleration of the vehicle from variations in the parameter of the periodic function of the vehicle speed sensor and to output a deceleration status of the vehicle.
07/24/14
20140207290
new patent Devices, systems, and methods for communicating with rooftop air handling units and other hvac components
A device for communicating information from a controller for a rooftop air handling unit to a portable electronic device includes a wire terminal for wiring to the controller and for receiving a signal including information from the controller. The device further includes a transceiver configured to form a direct wireless communications link between the transceiver and portable electronic device.
07/24/14
20140207277
new patent Apparatus for the delivery of a product
An apparatus for the delivery of a product having a delivery outlet, a delivery control device, a remote command device, and a mobile communications device is disclosed. The delivery control device is connected to the remote command device via a communications network and is adapted to activate the delivery outlet when in receipt of an activation signal from the remote command device.
07/24/14
20140207180
new patent Systems and devices for cerebral aneurysm repair
An embolization device for treating ischemic stroke is disclosed, having a surface, wherein the body portion is configured to have a radiopaque and electropositive surface under physiological conditions when the device is emplaced, which ionically binds a blood component in an amount effective to promote stability of device in situ to bind to a tissue component in an amount effective to increase adhesion of the device as compared to a device without an electropositive surface. Embolic coils being so delivered are electrolytically detachable in under 10 seconds, according to the disclosed vascular implant systems..
07/24/14
20140207168
new patent Puncture apparatus
A puncture apparatus includes a puncture needle that punctures biological tissues; a longitudinal-shaped vaginal insertion member that is inserted into the vagina; a guiding member; an interlock member for interlocking the vaginal insertion member with the guiding member; an ultrasonic probe that is provided in a distal portion of the vaginal insertion member to transmit and receive ultrasonic waves; and an ultrasonic marker that is provided in the guiding member to be able to recognize an ultrasonic image which is obtained from the ultrasonic waves transmitted and received from the ultrasonic probe. The interlock member has a through-hole into which the puncture needle is inserted, and the through-hole is a supporting portion that movably supports the puncture needle to guide the distal end of the puncture needle to the ultrasonic marker..
07/24/14
20140207163
new patent Ultrasonic device for cutting and coagulating
Apparatus and method to permit selective cutting and coagulation required in fine and delicate surgical procedures. The apparatus includes two body members having proximal ends and distal ends with jaw members located adjacent the body member's distal ends.
07/24/14
20140207140
new patent Dynamic orthoscopic sensing
A dynamic sensing method and apparatus employs microelectromechanical systems (mems) and nanoelectromechanical (nems) surgical sensors for gathering and reporting surgical parameters pertaining to a drive mechanism of a surgical device, such as speed, rotation, torque and other characteristics of the surgical device. The surgical device employs or affixes the surgical sensor on or about a surgical device for detecting electromechanical characteristics during the surgical procedure.
07/24/14
20140207126
new patent Bioconjugated nanoparticles
The present disclosure relates to compositions and methods for the treatment of a disease, e.g., cancer or pathogenic infection, using a bioconjugated nanoparticle comprising a biocompatible quantum dot conjugated to a targeting moiety. The targeting moiety allows for the nanopaticle to bind to a cancer cell or pathogenic organism.
07/24/14
20140207122
new patent Drug delivery safety system
A drug delivery safety system includes a programmer with a display and a communications device adapted to communicate with an ambulatory medical device. The programmer has access to a database of information, and is adapted to receive and process the information and a user input and to control the display to provide a graphical user interface that prompts a user of the programmer to provide an additional user input when the user input requests a drug delivery protocol for the ambulatory medical device that is not already stored in the database as a clinician-approved drug delivery protocol..
07/24/14
20140207074
new patent Drug delivery device with means for handling data
A system comprises a drug reservoir and means for expelling drug from the reservoir, the drug expelling means comprising setting means allowing a user to set a drug dose to be expelled from the reservoir, and actuation means for driving or releasing the drug expelling means to expel the set dose amount. The system further comprises a first electronic data processing system adapted to capture and store data representing a property related to the amount of drug expelled from the reservoir by the expelling means, and a second electronic data processing system adapted to receive and store data from an external source, wherein the system is configured to not allow code or data processed by the second electronic data processing system to be processed by the first electronic data processing system..
07/24/14
20140207026
new patent Method and apparatus for treatment of pathogens including viruses and bacteries
A method for disrupting or destroying selected pathogens located within the body of an organism the method including the non-invasive administration to pre-selected locations on or in the organism of an amount of low intensity ultrasonic energy, effective to disrupt or destroy the selected pathogens but not deleteriously affect the organism, the low intensity ultrasonic energy falling within predefined ranges of frequencies, wherein the predefined range of frequencies is one or more ranges of frequencies at which the low intensity ultrasonic energy has optimal effectiveness in disrupting or destroying a particular pathogen, and the intensity of the low intensity ultrasonic energy falling within predefined ranges of intensity, wherein the predefined range of intensity of low intensity ultrasonic energy is such as to allow for disruption or destruction of the selected pathogens but not deleteriously affect tissue of the organism surrounding the selected pathogens.. .
07/24/14
20140207002
new patent Ring laser for use with imaging probe as a safe margin indicator
A surgical imaging apparatus is disclosed, and includes an elongate body having a proximal portion and a distal portion and including at least one ultrasonic transducer. The surgical imaging apparatus also includes at least one light source being operatively coupled with the elongate body and configured to move relative to the elongate body.
07/24/14
20140207001
new patent Ultrasonic probe and ultrasonic medical system adopting the same
An ultrasonic probe and a medical system adopting the same. The ultrasonic probe includes at least one support plate having a first state of being folded and a second state of being unfolded.
07/24/14
20140207000
new patent Coating for improving the ultrasound visibility
The disclosure relates to a coating for improving the ultrasound visibility of a device, the coating being made of a matrix material comprising at least one contrast agent, wherein the at least one contrast agent is a plurality of gas-filled microparticles. Moreover, this disclosure relates to an ultrasonic contrast agent-containing coating for a device.


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