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 System and  automatic meeting note creation and sharing using a user's context and physical proximity patent thumbnailSystem and automatic meeting note creation and sharing using a user's context and physical proximity
Systems and methods are disclosed herein for generating and sharing a document with individuals determined to be participants in an interaction or meeting. A first device of a first user receives a selection to create a document for the interaction.
Google Inc.


 Sensor based  determining allocation based on physical proximity patent thumbnailSensor based determining allocation based on physical proximity
Techniques for detecting physical conditions at a physical premises from collection of sensor information from plural sensors execute one or more unsupervised learning models to continually analyze the collected sensor information to produce operational states of sensor information, produce sequences of state transitions, detect during the continual analysis of sensor data that one or more of the sequences of state transitions is a drift sequence, correlate determined drift state sequence to a stored determined condition at the premises, and generate an alert based on the determined condition. Various uses are described for these techniques..
Sensormatic Electronics, Llc


 Enriched local advertising for small cells patent thumbnailEnriched local advertising for small cells
Systems, methods, and apparatuses for enriched local advertising for small cells are described. A small cell or its components may host an advertising engine on an edge computing device that may be co-located with the small cell.
Qualcomm Incorporated


 Updating files between computing devices via a wireless connection patent thumbnailUpdating files between computing devices via a wireless connection
In an example implementation according to aspects of the present disclosure, a method may include detecting, by a first-computing device, a second computing device when the second computing device is in physical proximity to the first computing device, and establishing a secure wireless connection between the first and second computing devices while the first and second computing devices remain in physical proximity to each other. The method further includes determining, for each file stored on the second computing device, whether the file or a corresponding file stored on the first computing device is the later version, and updating, by the first computing device, the file and the corresponding file stored on the first computing device to the later version..
Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.


 Geo-referenced virtual anchor management system for media content access from physical location patent thumbnailGeo-referenced virtual anchor management system for media content access from physical location
Methods, systems, and devices for sharing a physical location with online users by requiring the online users to be in physical proximity of a specific physical location before the users can experience media content associated with the physical location. A user can mark a physical location when that user is at the location by associating a virtual anchor with that location.

 Back-end content analysis system to initiate second-screen confirmation patent thumbnailBack-end content analysis system to initiate second-screen confirmation
Particular embodiments provide a hybrid approach to confirming a presence of the second-screen device in a same location as a first-screen device. In one embodiment, a trigger phase and a confirmation phase are used to confirm the presence of the second-screen device in a physical proximity to the first-screen device.
Arris Enterprises, Inc.


 Gestures for sharing data between devices in close physical proximity patent thumbnailGestures for sharing data between devices in close physical proximity
The subject technology provides embodiments for sending digital content between proximate computing devices. The computing devices may each have varying display characteristics depending on the specifications of the device.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.


 Temperature controlled receiving and/or holding device for articles such as beverage containers and  its operation patent thumbnailTemperature controlled receiving and/or holding device for articles such as beverage containers and its operation
A temperature controllable receiving and/or holding device comprising: (a) at least one temperature control element for the heating and/or cooling of at least one cavity as well as an object received therein, and (b) at least one operating element situated in physical proximity to the at least one cavity for the activating, deactivating, and/or controlling of a heating function or a cooling function of the at least one temperature control element, which operating element especially with the temperature control element activated and/or the object received in the cavity is optically highlighted and/or identified in an operating console of a vehicle interior; wherein the temperature controllable receiving and/or holding device receives an object, and the temperature controllable receiving and/or holding device is part of a vehicle interior, with the at least one cavity for receiving of the object.. .
Gentherm Gmbh


 Facilitating electronic signatures based on physical proximity of devices patent thumbnailFacilitating electronic signatures based on physical proximity of devices
Systems and methods for requesting transmission of a document from a sender device to a signer device, for purposes of obtaining an e-signature from the signer device, are disclosed. In some example embodiments, the systems and methods establish and/or determine a physical proximity between a signer device and a sender device, such as via a handshake between the devices, and a document to be signed is provided to the signer device in response to the established physical proximity..
Adobe Systems Incorporated


 Input device and  capacitive touch screen patent thumbnailInput device and capacitive touch screen
A method, computer program product, and system for generating pattern data in response to placing a primary plane of a capacitive signature label in close physical proximity with a primary plane of a capacitive touch screen to cause a measurable change in capacitance by distorting the touch screen's electrostatic field, the signal is based on a two-dimensional conductive pattern of the capacitive signature label, comparing the generated pattern data with stored pattern data, and performing an action associated with a particular stored pattern data matching the generated pattern data.. .
International Business Machines Corporation


Input device and capacitive touch screen

A method, computer program product, and system for generating pattern data in response to placing a primary plane of a capacitive signature label in close physical proximity with a primary plane of a capacitive touch screen to cause a measurable change in capacitance by distorting the touch screen's electrostatic field, the signal is based on a two-dimensional conductive pattern of the capacitive signature label, comparing the generated pattern data with stored pattern data, and performing an action associated with a particular stored pattern data matching the generated pattern data.. .
International Business Machines Corporation

System, for consistently configuring and securing devices installed in close physical proximity

It is an object of the present invention that trust between devices is enhanced by distributing a shared secret (e.g. An x.509 certificate or other cryptographic or shared secret mechanisms), utilizing a short range communication mechanism, thereby permitting those devices to securely authenticate and authorize sensitive commands to each other in communication over the internet or an untrusted network.
Masterpeace Solutions Ltd.

Providing an operating system session

In an example implementation according to aspects of the present disclosure, a method may include establishing, by a host computing system, a secure connection to a user computing system via a wireless network, wherein the host computing system and the user computing system are in physical proximity to each other. The example method further includes providing, by a host computing system, an operating system session to the user computing system through the secure connection while the host computing system and the user computing system remain in physical proximity to each other.
Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.

System and writing electronic prescriptions in a telemedicine system

A telemedicine system including a care coordination software platform allows for patient monitoring at home and connects patients to their medical teams via telemedicine using a hipaa compliant video portal augmented by remote assisted physical examination, performance of diagnostic testing including labs and x-rays, and provision of appropriate treatment and prescriptions. Medical care is provided at the patient's location without the patient having to travel or spend time in waiting rooms, provides treatment based on objective physical examination data and any appropriate diagnostic testing, and provides validation of patient identity.
Mi Express Care Licensing Company, Llc

System and tracking mobile healthcare worker personnel in a telemedicine system

A telemedicine system including a care coordination software platform allows for patient monitoring at home and connects patients to their medical teams via telemedicine using a hipaa compliant video portal augmented by remote assisted physical examination, performance of diagnostic testing including labs and x-rays, and provision of appropriate treatment and prescriptions. Medical care is provided at the patient's location without the patient having to travel or spend time in waiting rooms, provides treatment based on objective physical examination data and any appropriate diagnostic testing, and provides validation of patient identity.
Mi Express Care Licensing Company, Llc

System and user identity validation in a telemedicine system

A telemedicine system including a care coordination software platform allows for patient monitoring at home and connects patients to their medical teams via telemedicine using a hipaa compliant video portal augmented by remote assisted physical examination, performance of diagnostic testing including labs and x-rays, and provision of appropriate treatment and prescriptions. Medical care is provided at the patient's location without the patient having to travel or spend time in waiting rooms, provides treatment based on objective physical examination data and any appropriate diagnostic testing, and provides validation of patient identity.
Mi Express Care Licensing Company, Llc

Connection of disparate medical personnel networks and associated messaging in a telemedicine system

A telemedicine system including a care coordination software platform allows for patient monitoring at home and connects patients to their medical teams via telemedicine using a hipaa compliant video portal augmented by remote assisted physical examination, performance of diagnostic testing including labs and x-rays, and provision of appropriate treatment and prescriptions. Medical care is provided at the patient's location without the patient having to travel or spend time in waiting rooms, provides treatment based on objective physical examination data and any appropriate diagnostic testing, and provides validation of patient identity.
Mi Express Care Licensing Company, Llc

Mobile healthcare worker personnel dispatch in a telemedicine system

A telemedicine system including a care coordination software platform allows for patient monitoring at home and connects patients to their medical teams via telemedicine using a hipaa compliant video portal augmented by remote assisted physical examination, performance of diagnostic testing including labs and x-rays, and provision of appropriate treatment and prescriptions. Medical care is provided at the patient's location without the patient having to travel or spend time in waiting rooms, provides treatment based on objective physical examination data and any appropriate diagnostic testing, and provides validation of patient identity.
Mi Express Care Licensing Company, Llc

Patient and mobile healthcare worker initiated encounter in a telemedicine system

A telemedicine system including a care coordination software platform allows for patient monitoring at home and connects patients to their medical teams via telemedicine using a hipaa compliant video portal augmented by remote assisted physical examination, performance of diagnostic testing including labs and x-rays, and provision of appropriate treatment and prescriptions. Medical care is provided at the patient's location without the patient having to travel or spend time in waiting rooms, provides treatment based on objective physical examination data and any appropriate diagnostic testing, and provides validation of patient identity.
Mi Express Care Licensing Company, Llc

System and patient account registration in a telemedicine system

A telemedicine system including a care coordination software platform allows for patient monitoring at home and connects patients to their medical teams via telemedicine using a hipaa compliant video portal augmented by remote assisted physical examination, performance of diagnostic testing including labs and x-rays, and provision of appropriate treatment and prescriptions. Medical care is provided at the patient's location without the patient having to travel or spend time in waiting rooms, provides treatment based on objective physical examination data and any appropriate diagnostic testing, and provides validation of patient identity.
Mi Express Care Licensing Company, Llc

Virtual waiting rooms in a telemedicine system

A telemedicine system including a care coordination software platform allows for patient monitoring at home and connects patients to their medical teams via telemedicine using a hipaa compliant video portal augmented by remote assisted physical examination, performance of diagnostic testing including labs and x-rays, and provision of appropriate treatment and prescriptions. Medical care is provided at the patient's location without the patient having to travel or spend time in waiting rooms, provides treatment based on objective physical examination data and any appropriate diagnostic testing, and provides validation of patient identity.
Mi Express Care Licensing Company, Llc

Wireless sensor base station with coexistence of multiple homogeneous radios

Techniques are disclosed for reducing interference, in a network device, among multiple radio circuits operating in a same or similar frequency band and in close physical proximity. In some embodiments, a network device includes a first and a second wireless network circuit.
Netgear, Inc.

Method and device for verifying permission

Methods and apparatus for verifying permission between a master terminal device, a slave device, and a verification server are disclosed to control the slave device by the master terminal device. The verification of permission may be based on physical proximity between the master terminal device and the slave device such that verification signal output by the slave device may be directly observable by the master terminal device..
Xiaomi Inc.

Z-axis physical proximity switch

Sensors and systems are described herein for out-of-plane sensing. In particular, the sensors and systems relate to vibratory inertial sensors implementing time-domain sensing techniques with linear combinations of multiple signals.
Lumedyne Technologies Incorporated

Retail promotion system based on physical proximity entry and reward

The tempt system is capable of disseminating information regarding products, services and other information in order to create a virtual time-based promotional and dynamic informational feed. The mobile device can detect a plurality of nodes and location access points configured to provide a perimeter map of a campus in one or more geographic locations.

Enterprise computing environment with continuous user authentication

Continuous user authentication includes receiving authentication event information including (1) transaction information describing authentication transactions, the transaction information received from authentication providers and including identification of users and instances of authentication of the users by the authentication providers, and (2) user identification and activity information describing presence and state (e.g. Location) of the users, this information received from (a) mobile sensing devices in physical proximity of users independent of user location, and (b) stationary sensing devices at fixed locations of the users.
Citrix Systems, Inc.

Method and system for determining whether a caretaker takes appropriate measures to prevent patient bedsores

Systems and methods for reducing the chance that a patient will develop a bedsore may determine whether a caregiver physically approaches a patient and remains in close physical proximity to a patient for a time sufficient to perform a bedsore prevention action. If a planned bedsore prevention action does not appear to be performed, the systems and methods may alert the patient, the caregiver, or others.
Cerner Innovation, Inc.

Meeting initiation based on physical proximity

In an example, a sensor may detect when a device carried or worn by one of the persons of a scheduled meeting is positioned within a predetermined geographic distance from a reference associated with the scheduled meeting. A processing device is configured to initialize a remote capturing component responsive to the detecting.
Salesforce.com, Inc.

Playback expansion

Examples described herein involve expanding playback of a media item from one playback device to another playback device. In an example implementation, while a first playback device is part of a first zone, the first playback device identifies that a second playback device has moved to a location that is within a given physical proximity of the first playback device.
Sonos, Inc.

Playback expansion

Examples described herein involve expanding playback of a media item from a first playback device to a second playback device. In one example, while a first playback device is playing a media item as part of a first zone, the first playback device identifies that a second playback device has moved to a location that is within a given physical proximity of the first playback.
Sonos, Inc.

Guest wifi authentication based on physical proximity

The present disclosure discloses a system and method for providing guest wifi authentication based on physical proximity to a dedicated access point in a guest wireless network. Specifically, a network device determines that a client device associated with a guest user is located within close physical proximity to a particular access point in a guest wireless network, and authenticates the client device for guest wireless network access based on its close physical proximity to the particular access point without requiring any guest user registration.
Aruba Networks, Inc.

Method and distributing geographically restricted video data in a televsion system

A method for distributing geographically restricted video data in an internet protocol television system, the method including but not limited to determining at a television server computer at least three geographic restriction zones for the geographically restricted video data and instructions to determine at least three different duration time delays for each of at least three geographic restriction zones, wherein the at least three geographic restriction zones are based on physical proximity of a television client device to a geographic origin of the geographically restricted video data.. .
At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp

Social access control system

An access control system comprised of access points and a social access control system. The access points can be communication intermediaries for accessing an associated entity.

Dynamic content presentation based on proximity and user data

A dynamic content presentation system is disclosed that dynamically selects, formats and presents content based on data received from mobile devices in physical proximity to the dynamic content presentation system.. .
Apple Inc.

Utilizing mobile devices in physical proximity to create an ad-hoc microphone array

According to one aspect, a method includes determining when a first device and a second device are in proximity to each other, wherein the first device includes a first microphone and the second device includes a second microphone. The method also includes pairing the first device and the second device, and creating a mobile mapping of the physical relationship between the first device and the second device.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Channel steering for implementing coexistence of multiple homogeneous radios

Techniques are disclosed for controlling, in a network device, multiple radio circuits operating in a same or similar frequency band and in close physical proximity. In some embodiments, the radio circuits operate on the same network protocol.
Netgear, Inc.

Apparatus and power management of a system of indicator light devices

Indicator light devices are useful in many applications for indicating properties of physical spaces respectively associated therewith and in physical proximity thereto. The indicator light devices are network-enabled and self-powered, and capable of participating in coordinated power-managed operation to provide a sufficient service life and lower installation and replacement costs.
Banner Engineering Corp.

Method and implementing coexistence of multiple homogeneous radios and traffic management therein

Techniques are disclosed for controlling, in a network device, multiple radio circuits operating in a same or similar frequency band and in close physical proximity. In some embodiments, the radio circuits operate on the same network protocol.
Netgear, Inc.

Alignment of packets for implementing coexistence of multiple homogeneous radios

Techniques are disclosed for controlling, in a network device, multiple radio circuits operating in a same or similar frequency band and in close physical proximity. In some embodiments, the radio circuits operate on the same network protocol.
Netgear, Inc.

Wake up system for electronic device

A wake up system for electronic device includes a detecting circuit, an amplifier circuit, a switch circuit, and a south bridge chip. The detecting circuit detects an ambient temperature change as a result of the physical proximity of a user, converts the temperature change to a weak voltage signal, and amplifies the voltage signal for the first time.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

System for verifying physical proximity between media content receivers

The present invention relates to a system and a device for providing proximity control in a satellite television media content distribution system comprising at least a primary receiver and a secondary receiver, whereby authorization to access the conditional access media content is given if the primary and secondary receivers are verified to be within a single household. The invention uses lnb control signaling, by the primary receiver, to cause the lnb to down-convert signals from pre-determined transponders onto a pre-determined frequency in the l-band such that the secondary receiver may receive messages thus created through the primary receiver's controlling of the lnb..
Smardtv S.a.

User need estimation on mobile device and its applications

Methods, program products and systems of user need estimation on mobile device and its applications are disclosed. For example, a method includes: collecting a plurality of information items on a mobile device at or around a given time; determining, using the collected information items, a likely mode of the activities of a person who at said given time is in close physical proximity to the device, the likely mode being one or more modes among three or more predetermined possible modes; and performing, in response to the likely mode or intermediate results of the determination, a predetermined task..

Regional independent tandem telephone switch

Implementations of the present disclosure involve an apparatus and/or method for a regional independent tandem switch of a telecommunications network. The tandem switch processes communications between a long distance carrier and a local exchange carrier through a voice over ip (voip) network.
Level 3 Communications, Llc

Secure communication using physical proximity

Systems and methods may provide for implementing a secure communication using physical proximity. In one example, the method may include transmitting an encrypted first communication including a sensitive information file, decrypting the encrypted first communication to generate a decrypted first communication including the sensitive information file, displaying the decrypted first communication, capturing a version of the decrypted first communication displayed on the intermediary device, and extracting the sensitive information file at a user device..
Intel Corporation

Systems and methods for the recording and selective distribution and selective communal analysis of consumer reviews

A system and method for the recording and selective distribution and selective communal analysis of commercial and non-commercial consumer reviews, which are prioritized on the basis of hierarchical geographical location or hierarchical chronological value. Also described is a system offered to users to create reviews and or review reviews, with categories and to ascribe importance in terms of physical proximity or in the case non-physically dependent services and products, temporal proximity.

Data backup to and restore from trusted devices

Multiple computing devices (102, 122) transfer data and otherwise communicate directly with one another, and do so in the absence of any intervening devices such as devices accessed over the internet or other wide-range network. A user of a particular device can select which other devices, if any, are to be trusted by the particular device.
Motorola Mobility Llc

Wireless sensor base station with coexistence of multiple homogeneous radios

Techniques are disclosed for reducing interference, in a network device, among multiple radio circuits operating in a same or similar frequency band and in close physical proximity. In some embodiments, a network device includes a first and a second wireless network circuit.
Netgear, Inc.

User interface adaptation based on detected user location

A device (102) detects when a user is in close physical proximity to the device, such as within a few feet of the device. While the user is in close physical proximity to the device, the device also detects the location of the user relative to the device, and optionally a speed at which the user is moving.
Motorola Mobility Llc



Physical Proximity topics:
  • Physical Proximity
  • Computing Device
  • Advertisement
  • Local Area Network
  • Interactive
  • Physiologic
  • Video Game
  • Mobile Application
  • Hard Disk Drive
  • Computer System
  • Allocation
  • Disk Drive
  • Mobile Computing Device
  • Mobile Computing
  • Wireless Communication Network


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