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Method and apparatus for mobile terminal mobility

Nokia Technologies Oy

Method and apparatus for mobile terminal mobility

Personal geofence

Apple

Personal geofence

Personal geofence

Sony

Method, computer program, and reception apparatus for delivery of supplemental content


Date/App# patent app List of recent Ram-related patents
08/20/15
20150237561 
 Communication system for vehicle-to-environment communication patent thumbnailCommunication system for vehicle-to-environment communication
In a communication system for vehicle-to-environment communication, data to be transmitted is transmitted wirelessly as data packets. The system includes a communication unit and an application unit which are in contact with one another via an internal communication link, the communication unit having a high-frequency antenna and a transceiver for physical data transmission, in addition to a data processor for controlling the physical transmission.
Continental Automotive Gmbhß


08/20/15
20150237533 
 Method and  mobile terminal mobility patent thumbnailMethod and mobile terminal mobility
A method, apparatus and computer program product are provided herein to enable a current release timer value to be transferred to a target access point (e.g. Target cell) in an instance in which a mobile terminal is performing a handover or has recently attached to a target access point.
Nokia Technologies Oy


08/20/15
20150237470 
 Personal geofence patent thumbnailPersonal geofence
Systems, methods and computer program products for providing location-based services triggered by a personal geofence are disclosed. A mobile device can determine that a venue located at a geographic location and frequently visited by the mobile device in the past is associated with a particular item, service, or activity.
Apple Inc.


08/20/15
20150237416 
 Method, computer program, and reception  delivery of supplemental content patent thumbnailMethod, computer program, and reception delivery of supplemental content
Reception apparatus, method, computer-readable storage medium, and information providing apparatus for a trigger. The reception apparatus includes a tuner/demodulator and a processor.
Sony Corporation


08/20/15
20150237332 
 Method for displaying a 3d content on a multi-view display device, corresponding multi-view display device and computer program product patent thumbnailMethod for displaying a 3d content on a multi-view display device, corresponding multi-view display device and computer program product
Displaying k-views on said multi-view display device, said k-views being obtained from a process taking into accounts elements from said group of images.. .

08/20/15
20150237297 
 Television camera patent thumbnailTelevision camera
A first video signal having a first frame rate optionally settable is generated by an image pickup device, and the first video signal is memorized in a memory and outputted from the memory. A write control device controls the write of the first video signal with respect to the memory, and a read control device controls the read of the video signal with respect to the memory.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.


08/20/15
20150237293 
 Apparatus, method, and system of controlling projection image, and recording medium storing image projection control program patent thumbnailApparatus, method, and system of controlling projection image, and recording medium storing image projection control program
In response to receiving a sound signal representing sounds originated from a viewer for each one of a plurality of projectors, which are collected at each one of a plurality of microphones that are associated with the plurality of projectors, a projector control apparatus generates, for each one of the plurality of projectors, distance information indicating a distance of the viewer relative to the projector using the sound signal, and determines a layout of a projection image to be displayed by at least one of the plurality of projectors, based on the distance information of each one of the plurality of projectors.. .
Ricoh Company, Ltd.


08/20/15
20150237216 
 Systems, methods, and computer program products for providing service credit to customer accounts in a wireless communications service network patent thumbnailSystems, methods, and computer program products for providing service credit to customer accounts in a wireless communications service network
Systems, methods, and computer program products use combinations of international mobile equipment identity (imei), international mobile subscriber identity (imsi), and account information to determine if a customer is eligible for service credit in near real-time. The customer needs an active account prior to inserting a subscriber identity module (sim) into a device and powering on the device for the system to determine credit eligibility.
At&t Mobility Ii Llc


08/20/15
20150237194 
 Methods, systems, and computer program products for schedule management based on locations of wireless devices patent thumbnailMethods, systems, and computer program products for schedule management based on locations of wireless devices
A method for managing appointments using a wireless device includes receiving scheduling data for a future appointment including a time associated with the future appointment. A current location of the wireless device is determined, and a reminder for the future appointment is provided at a time prior to the future appointment based on the current location of the wireless device.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.


08/20/15
20150237174 
 Multi-frame and frame streaming in a controller area network (can) with flexible data- rate (fd) patent thumbnailMulti-frame and frame streaming in a controller area network (can) with flexible data- rate (fd)
Systems and methods for multi-frame and frame streaming in a controller area network (can) with flexible data-rate (fd). In some embodiments, a method may include creating, by a device coupled to a can network configured to support a can flexible data-rate (fd) protocol, a data frame comprising a field that indicates a multi-frame or streaming transmission, and transmitting the data frame in the multi-frame or streaming transmission.
Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.


08/20/15
20150237165 

Bulk uploading of multiple self-referencing objects


A computer implemented method, computer program product, and system for performing create, read, update, or delete operations on a plurality of resources in a client-server environment. In an embodiment, the computer implemented method includes the steps of identifying individual resources requiring operations to be performed, assigning local references for any resources to which a uri (uniform resource identifier) has not been provided by the server, generating metadata describing the local references and operations to be performed, wrapping each individual resource with the metadata to provide a plurality of wrapped resources arranging the wrapped resources into a single payload, and transmitting the single payload to the server..
International Business Machines Corporation


08/20/15
20150237159 

Content delivery network architecture with edge proxy


Aspects of the present disclosure involve systems, methods, computer program products, and the like, for a content delivery network (cdn) architecture utilizing one or more proxy cache devices between a requesting device and an edge cluster of the cdn. The proxy cache device is a relatively high speed device compared to various possible devices making up one or more edge clusters.
Level 3 Communications, Llc


08/20/15
20150237155 

Proxy server failover and load clustering


Aspects of the present disclosure involve systems, methods, computer program products, and the like, for providing failover and load clustering features to one or more proxy servers of a content delivery network (cdn). In one embodiment, one or more proxy servers may announce a virtual host internet protocol (ip) and, to provide a failover feature, two or more of the proxy servers may also announce a more generic virtual network ip address that includes a broader range of ip addresses associated with the virtual network ip address.
Level 3 Communications, Llc


08/20/15
20150237134 

Method for calling up a media file in a telecommunication system, computer program product for executing the method, and telecommunication system for calling up the media file


A method for calling up a media file wherein the content of the called up media file is presented unrequested to the user of one of the multiple telecommunication terminals via a connection established with a telecommunication terminal includes provisioning of an interface in the telecommunication control unit such that the media file stored outside a telecommunication system can be accessed via the interface. The establishment of the connection can also include installation of a media assignment target in the telecommunication control unit central to the telecommunication system, selection of the media assignment target by one of the multiple telecommunication terminals and placement of a link to the media file in the telecommunication control unit by means of which the media file is assigned, and call-up of the media file by the telecommunication control unit via the interface using the link placed in the telecommunication control unit..
Unify Gmbh & Co. Kg


08/20/15
20150237133 

Asynchronous pausing of the formation of consistency groups


Provided are a computer program product, system, and method for asynchronous pausing of the formation of consistency groups. A first copy operation is initiated to copy the source data from the first storage to the first data copy in the second storage.
International Business Machines Corporation


08/20/15
20150237123 

Dual peer-to-peer connection system, dual peer-to-peer connection method and computer application program thereof


A dual peer-to-peer connection system for obtaining a registration information of a remote network device from internet. The dual peer-to-peer connection system of this application comprises a subsystem and a user electronic device.
Jsw Pacific Corporation


08/20/15
20150237122 

Peer-to-peer connection system with capability of peer-to-peer connection path routing, path routing peer-to-peer connection and computer application program thereof


A peer-to-peer connection system for peer-to-peer connection path routing provides an optimal connection path between a client electronic device and a target subsystem. The peer-to-peer connection system comprises a target subsystem, at least one relay subsystem and the client electronic device.
Jsw Pacific Corporation


08/20/15
20150237121 

Stateful service with partial replication


According to an example embodiment of the present invention, there is provided an apparatus comprising at least one processing core, at least one memory including computer program code, the at least one memory and the computer program code being configured to, with the at least one processing core, cause the apparatus at least to cause at least one first node to be provided with software and initialized with data, cause the at least one first node to be set to a slave mode, cause a load balancer to be updated with information concerning the at least one first node, and terminate at least one second node, and in connection with terminating the at least one second node, set the at least one first node to an active mode.. .
Rovio Entertainment Ltd.


08/20/15
20150237110 

Web-based interaction with a local system


Systems, methods, and computer program products for facilitating web-based interaction with a local system are disclosed. Such systems, methods, and computer program products provide an approach that allows a web client within in a web browser environment to access local hardware and local software—via a web server contained in the local system—in a local computer system.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


08/20/15
20150237108 

Method, apparatus and computer program product for managing static uniform resource locator access


A method for managing static uniform resource locator (url) access, an associated apparatus, and an associated computer program product are provided, wherein the method includes the steps of: receiving a url request from a browser running on another electronic device, wherein the url request includes a static url, and the static url is utilized for accessing a specific web page on a specific web server; sending request information representing the url request to a control server, wherein the control server stores registered information of each web server of at least one web server, and the at least one web server includes the specific web server; receiving response information corresponding to the request information from the control server; and controlling the browser to perform a test operation according to the registered information of the specific web server, in order to selectively control web page access of the browser.. .
Synology Incorporated


08/20/15
20150237094 

Method and arrangement for adaption in http streaming


A method of controlling adaptive http streaming of media content between a http server and a http client in a communication system, in which system media content is arranged as a plurality of periods, and each such period comprises a plurality of representations of media segments, which method includes the steps of providing temporal alignment information for the media segments of the plurality of representations, which temporal alignment information provides indications about a temporal relation between the segments of the plurality of representations of the media content. Further, the method includes providing key frame location information for the media segments, which key frame location information provides indications about locations of key frames in the media segments of the plurality of representations.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


08/20/15
20150237057 

Method for the protected deposit of event protocol data of a computer system, computer program product and computer system


Separate storage of created sub-files and setting up an access option to access the individual sub-files.. .

08/20/15
20150237056 

Media dissemination system


Methods and systems for providing content for a brand to an authorized party via a distributed computer system are disclosed. A plurality of content is curated for a brand wherein the plurality of content has been aggregated from data resulting from a search of a network that, at least in part, seeks out databases with an online profile for the brand.
Openaura, Inc.


08/20/15
20150237051 

System for allocating a work request


Embodiments of the present invention are directed to a system, method, and computer program product for allocating work requests. A system is configured to initiate the presentation of a first user interface to enable a first user to receive a work request received from a source; assign a category to the work request based on at least an objective and a priority level associated with the work request; and allocate the work request to a second user based on at least the category; transmit the allocated work request to the second user; initiate the presentation of a second user interface to enable a second user to retrieve the work request, and process the work request, wherein processing the work request further comprises addressing the work request based on at least the status and the priority level; and transmit the processed work request to third user for a quality assessment..
Bank Of America Corporation


08/20/15
20150237010 

Low latency server-side redirection of udp-based transport protocols traversing a client-side nat firewall


Systems, methods, and machine-readable media for low latency server-side redirection of user datagram protocol (udp)-based transport protocols traversing a client-side network address translation (nat) are provided. A request may be sent from a client for a data resource to a first server.
Google Inc.


08/20/15
20150236993 

System and computer program product for transactional, addressable communication


A system and computer program product for providing a transactional, addressable message over a network. The system includes a first node connectable to the network for generating and communicating a non-duplicated shared message having content and accessible to at least two users and for routing a reference to the shared message, a second node connectable to the network for receiving the reference to the shared message.
Tmail Inc.


08/20/15
20150236957 

System and efficient transport of large data files


Telecommunication networks are under stress due to rapid traffic increase cause mostly by large file transfers. Disclosed herein is a cross-layer transport protocol specifically designed to efficiently handle large transactions.
Uvic Industry Partnerships Inc.


08/20/15
20150236925 

Managing cookie data


A method, information handling system and/or computer program product provides a cookie to a user. The method comprises: analyzing data in a consolidated set of the user's internet activities; generating a server side cookie for a website based on the analyzed data; in response to the user visiting the website with a first client, providing the server side cookie to the first client; merging the server side cookie with a client side cookie at the first client; and using the merged cookie to provide personalized recommendations to the user..
International Business Machines Corporation


08/20/15
20150236915 

Methods, apparatuses, system, related computer program product for routing and processing policy requests related to group subscription


Methods, apparatuses, system and a related computer program product for processing policy requests are disclosed. The method comprises receiving (410) a policy request for establishment of a session for a subscriber; determining (420) if the subscriber belongs to a group subscription; verifying (430) if a binding exists between at least one policy engine among a plurality of policy engines and the group subscription, if the subscriber belongs to the group subscription; and routing (440) the policy request to the at least one policy engine based on the binding for processing the policy request if the result of verification is positive..
Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy


08/20/15
20150236914 

Method and node for controlling resources for a media service as well as a corresponding system and computer program


The present invention relates to a method and a node for controlling resources for a media service in a policy and charging system of a communication network carried out by a network node including a policy and charging rules function obtaining information from another node so as to optimize network resources. The method of controlling resources comprise the steps of obtaining, at a network node, identification information for identifying at least one of a user and a user terminal; determining at least one device parameter using said identification information, which parameter is associated with a device selected to receive media data of said media service; and selecting according to said at least one device parameter a policy which is to be applied for said media service..
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


08/20/15
20150236906 

Port assignment based on device orientation


Embodiments of the present invention disclose a method, computer program product, and system for port assignment based on device orientation. In one embodiment, in accordance with the present invention, the computer implemented method includes the steps of determining a physical orientation of a computing device utilizing an orientation measurement device, wherein the computing device includes a plurality of ports on at least one face of the computing device, identifying a set of port numbering assignments that corresponds to the determined physical orientation of the computing device, modifying port numbering firmware of the computing device based on the identified set of port numbering assignments, and electronically displaying labeling corresponding to the plurality of ports on the face of the computing device based on the modified port numbering firmware and the identified set of port numbering assignments..
International Business Machines Corporation


08/20/15
20150236901 

Control system management apparatus


A control system management apparatus, includes: a system configuration editor unit including a display unit on which a user designs a network configuration of a control system including networks, at least one relay station, and at least one device to be controlled; an information collection unit collecting, from the relay station, network setting information and routing information; and a network configuration analysis unit analyzing a network configuration of the control system based on the network setting information and the routing information acquired through the information collection unit from a connection station that is any relay station and serves as a starting point, wherein on the basis of the result of the analysis, whether the connection station can communicate with the relay station and the device to be controlled at that point in time is displayed in a network configuration diagram on the display unit.. .
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation


08/20/15
20150236899 

Methods, managment servers, and computer program products for managing network devices


This disclosure describes a method for managing a network device. The method includes a management server transmitting to an object server a request message comprising information about the network device and receiving a management object from the object server.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (pubi)


08/20/15
20150236896 

Automated management of a distributed computing system


A system, method and computer program product are provided for managing a distributed computing system that features multiple hosts executing a distributed application. On each host a collector process collects application-level and/or system-level metrics and reports them to a data repository.
Linkedln Corporation


08/20/15
20150236862 

Advanced service-aware policy and charging control methods, network nodes, and computer programs


In a method carried out in a telecommunication network, a policy decision function provides an instruction to a policy enforcement function and/or a traffic detection function. Within the instruction, some service instances of a service are identified by the order according to which the service instances are started.

08/20/15
20150236829 

Method, apparatus, system and computer program product for coordination of wireless transmission in a frequency band


A method and apparatus can be configured to perform steps comprising receiving channel-state information of at least one channel in a frequency band from at least a subset of a plurality of transmission nodes. The method may further comprise coordinating reserving of the at least one channel for a set of transmission nodes within the plurality of transmission nodes.
Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy


08/20/15
20150236822 

Method and providing a transmission opportunity


A method, apparatus and computer program product are provided for use in a communication device. The method may add a transmission type identifier to a transmission opportunity (txop) request packet, wherein the transmission type identifier includes one or more bits indicating a request for either hybrid automatic repeat request (harq) operation or for non-harq operation.
Broadcom Corporation


08/20/15
20150236818 

Receiver for receiving data in a broadcast system using redundancy data


A receiver for receiving data in a broadcast system includes a broadcast receiver that receives, via the broadcast system, a receiver input data stream including plural channel symbols represented by constellation points in a constellation diagram. A demodulator demodulates the channel symbols into codewords and a decoder decodes the codewords into output data words.
Sony Corporation


08/20/15
20150236728 

Impedance matching apparatus and method, and computer program


A impedance matching apparatus (100) is provided with: a matching circuit (110) having a plurality of variable reactance elements; an incident signal/reflected signal extracting circuit (120) configured to extract an incident signal and a reflected signal; an estimating device (130) configured to estimate input impedance of a transmitting antenna (11) on the basis of the extracted incident signal and the extracted reflected signal; and a setting device (140) configured to set a value associated with one part of the plurality of variable reactance elements such that output impedance of a power supply (14) theoretically matches the input impedance on the basis of the estimated input impedance, and then adjust a value associated with at least one of the plurality of variable reactance elements according to the extracted reflected signal.. .
Pioneer Corporation


08/20/15
20150236260 

Creating an embedded reram memory from a high-k metal gate transistor structure


An embodiment of the present invention sets forth an embedded resistive memory cell that includes a first stack of deposited layers, a second stack of deposited layers, a first electrode disposed under a first portion of the first stack, and a second electrode disposed under a second portion of the first stack and extending from under the second portion of the first stack to under the second stack. The second electrode is disposed proximate to the first electrode within the embedded resistive memory cell.
Intermolecular Inc.


08/20/15
20150236258 

Resistive memory cell having a reduced conductive path area


A method of forming a resistive memory cell, e.g., a cbram or reram, may include forming a bottom electrode layer, oxidizing an exposed region of the bottom electrode layer to form an oxide region, removing a region of the bottom electrode layer proximate the oxide region, thereby forming a bottom electrode having a pointed tip region adjacent the oxide region, and forming an electrolyte region and top electrode over at least a portion of the bottom electrode and oxide region, such that the electrolyte region is arranged between the pointed tip region of the bottom electrode and the top electrode, and provides a path for conductive filament or vacancy chain formation from the pointed tip region of the bottom electrode to the top electrode when a voltage bias is applied to the memory cell. A memory cell and memory cell array formed by such method are also disclosed..
Microchip Technology Incorporated


08/20/15
20150236257 

Resistive memory cell with sloped bottom electrode


A method of forming a resistive memory cell, e.g., a cbram or reram cell, may include forming a plurality of bottom electrode connections, depositing a bottom electrode layer over the bottom electrode connections, performing an etch to remove portions of the bottom electrode layer to form at least one upwardly-pointing bottom electrode region above the bottom electrode connections, each upwardly-pointing bottom electrode region defining a bottom electrode tip, and forming an electrolyte region and a top electrode over each bottom electrode tip such that the electrolyte region is arranged between the top electrode and the respective bottom electrode top.. .
Microchip Technology Incorporated


08/20/15
20150236256 

Resistive memory cell with sloped bottom electrode


A method of forming a resistive memory cell, e.g., a cbram or reram cell, may include: forming a plurality of bottom electrode connections, depositing a bottom electrode layer over the bottom electrode connections, performing a first etch to remove portions of the bottom electrode layer such that the remaining bottom electrode layer defines at least one sloped surface, forming an oxidation layer on each sloped surface of the remaining bottom electrode layer, performing a second etch on the remaining bottom electrode layer and oxidation layer on each sloped surface to define at least one upwardly-pointing bottom electrode region above each bottom electrode connection, each upwardly-pointing bottom electrode region defining a bottom electrode tip, and forming an electrolyte region and a top electrode over each bottom electrode tip such that the electrolyte region is arranged between the top electrode and the respective bottom electrode top.. .
Microchip Technology Incorporated


08/20/15
20150236255 

Resistive memory cell having a reduced conductive path area


A method of forming a resistive memory cell, e.g., a cbram or reram, may include forming a bottom electrode layer, forming an oxide region of an exposed area of the bottom electrode, removing a region of the bottom electrode layer proximate the oxide region to form a bottom electrode having a pointed tip or edge region, and forming first and second electrolyte regions and first and second top electrodes over the bottom electrode to define distinct first and second memory elements. The first memory element defines a first conductive filament/vacancy chain path from the first portion of the bottom electrode pointed tip region to the first top electrode via the first electrolyte region, and second memory element defines a second conductive filament/vacancy chain path from the second portion of the bottom electrode pointed tip region to the second top electrode via the second electrolyte region..
Microchip Technology Incorporated


08/20/15
20150236254 

Method of integration of a magnetoresistive structure


A conductive via disposed beneath a magnetic device and aligned therewith. In certain embodiments, an electrode formed on the conductive via may be polished to eliminate step functions or seams originating at the conductive via from propagating up through the various deposited layers.
Everspin Technologies, Inc.


08/20/15
20150236252 

Spin transfer torque cell for magnetic random access memory


Embodiments are directed to stt mram devices. One embodiment of an stt mram device includes a reference layer, a tunnel barrier layer, a free layer and one or more conductive vias.
International Business Machines Corporation


08/20/15
20150236251 

Methods of manufacturing a magnetoresistive random access memory device


In a method of manufacturing an mram device, a first sacrificial layer, an etch stop layer, and a second sacrificial layer are sequentially formed on a substrate and then partially etched to form openings therethrough. Lower electrodes are formed to fill the openings.

08/20/15
20150236034 

Novel compact charge trap multi-time programmable memory


A memory device requiring no or minimal additional mask for fabrication having a low cost, a small footprint, and multiple-time programming capability is disclosed. Embodiments include: a substrate; a gate stack on the substrate; a source and drain in the substrate at opposite sides, respectively, of the gate stack; a source extension region in the substrate adjacent the source region, wherein no drain extension region is formed on the other side of the gate stack; a tunnel oxide liner on the substrate at each side of the gate stack and on side surfaces of the gate stack; and a charge-trapping (ct) spacer on each tunnel oxide liner..
Globalfoundries Singapore Pte. Ltd.


08/20/15
20150236025 

Semiconductor device


A well voltage supply cell includes third gate electrode group (including a third gate electrode corresponding to a first gate electrode) located symmetrically to first gate electrode group (including the first gate electrode constituting an access transistor) of a first sram cell, fourth gate electrode group (including a fourth gate electrode corresponding to a second gate electrode) located symmetrically to second gate electrode group (including the second gate electrode constituting an access transistor) of a second sram cell. A p-type impurity diffusion region located on a p well between the third gate electrode and the fourth gate electrode located opposite to each other, a first n-type impurity diffusion region located on the side of the third gate electrode closer to the first sram cell, and a second n-type impurity diffusion region located on the side of the fourth gate electrode closer to the second sram cell..
Renesas Electronics Corporation


08/20/15
20150235903 

Self-aligned iii-v mosfet fabrication with in-situ iii-v epitaxy and in-situ metal epitaxy and contact formation


A method for forming a transistor includes providing a patterned gate stack disposed on a iii-v substrate and having sidewall spacers formed on sides of the patterned gate stack, the iii-v substrate including source/drain regions adjacent to the sidewall spacers and field oxide regions formed adjacent to the source/drain regions. The method includes growing raised source/drain regions on the source/drain regions, the grown raised source/drain regions including iii-v semiconductor material, and growing metal contacts on the grown raised source/drain regions.
International Business Machines Corporation


08/20/15
20150235801 

Charged-particle-beam device and correcting aberration


A charged-particle-beam device includes a charged-particle-beam source, a charged-particle optical system that irradiates a specimen with charged particles emitted from the charged-particle-beam source, an aberration corrector that corrects an aberration of the charged-particle optical system, a control unit that controls the charged-particle optical system and the aberration corrector, a through-focus imaging unit that obtains plural ronchigrams in which a focal position of the charged-particle optical system is changed, and an aberration calculation unit that divides the obtained ronchigram into plural local areas, and calculates the amount of the aberration based on line focuses detected in the local areas.. .

08/20/15
20150235800 

High-speed multiframe dynamic transmission electron microscope image acquisition system with arbitrary timing


An electron microscope is disclosed which has a laser-driven photocathode and an arbitrary waveform generator (awg) laser system (“laser”). The laser produces a train of temporally-shaped laser pulses of a predefined pulse duration and waveform, and directs the laser pulses to the laser-driven photocathode to produce a train of electron pulses.
Lawrence Livermore National Security, Llc


08/20/15
20150235698 

Method and structure for resistive switching random access memory with high reliable and high density


The present disclosure provides a resistive random access memory (rram) structure. The rram structure includes a bottom electrode on a substrate; a resistive material layer on the bottom electrode, the resistive material layer having filament features with a filament ratio greater than about 0.5; and a top electrode on the resistive material layer..
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company., Ltd.


08/20/15
20150235695 

Write assist scheme for low power sram


A write-assist memory includes a memory supply voltage and a column of sram cells that is controlled by a pair of bit lines, during a write operation. Additionally, the write-assist memory includes a write-assist unit that is coupled to the memory supply voltage and the column of sram cells and has a separable conductive line located between the pair of bit lines that provides a collapsible sram supply voltage to the column of sram cells based on a capacitive coupling of a control signal in the pair of bit lines, during the write operation.
Nvidia Corporation


08/20/15
20150235626 

Adaptive frame rate control for a graphics subsystem


Examples are disclosed for adjusting a performance state of a graphics subsystem and/or a processor based on a comparison of an average frame rate to a target frame rate and also based on whether the graphics subsystem is in a burst mode or sustained mode of operation.. .
Intel Corporation


08/20/15
20150235602 

Image display a half-source driving liquid crystal display


An image display method of a half-source-driving (hsd) liquid crystal display (lcd) for mitigating the screen flickering effect caused by applying a frame rate control (frc) algorithm in the lcd includes providing a first gate sequence corresponding to a pixel array in the lcd display. If a target gray level of the pixel array is an average value of a first gray level and a second gray level, write the first gray level to a plurality of sub-pixels of the pixel array being charged first according to the first gate sequence, and write the second gray level smaller than the first gray level to a plurality of sub-pixels of the pixel array being charged latter according to the first gate sequence..
Au Optronics Corp.


08/20/15
20150235567 

Language phoneme practice engine


Disclosed herein, in certain embodiments, are computer-based language phoneme practice systems, products, programs, and methods comprising a digital processing device and a computer program that creates a language phoneme practice engine, wherein said engine comprises: a taxonomy of phonemes of a target language; a software module for providing an interface for practicing each said phoneme in said taxonomy, wherein said interface allows a learner to optionally access a visual representation and an auditory representation of each said phoneme in said taxonomy; and a software module for providing an interface for practicing each said phoneme in the context of the beginning, middle, and end of words of said target language, wherein said interface allows a learner to optionally access a visual and an auditory representation of each said word and each said phoneme in each said word.. .
Age Of Learning, Inc.


08/20/15
20150235551 

Surveillance system with motion detection and suppression of alarms in non-alarm areas


The present invention relates to a method for a surveillance system, comprising the steps of receiving an image from a surveillance camera capturing a sequence of images of a predetermined area, detecting motion within the predetermined area, generating an alarm if motion is detected, determining the type of alarm, setting a non-alarm area within the image if the type of alarm is determined to be on a list of predefined alarm types, and suppressing, for a predefined time period, detection of motion in the non-alarm area. The invention also relates to a corresponding surveillance system and a computer program product..
Mindmancer Ab


08/20/15
20150235543 

Network switch with enhanced interface


A network switch is provided that has an enhanced interface wherein an integrated circuit device is provided that facilitates the delivery of enhanced status information from the network switch. This integrated circuit, illustratively, a field programmable gate array (fpga) or programmable logic device (pld) such as a complex programmable logic device (cpld), facilitates the delivery of enhanced status indicator information in conjunction with the resident networking switch semiconductor device (i.e., an ethernet switch or phy device).
Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc.


08/20/15
20150235517 

Application monetization platform


Various example embodiments are directed to a computer-implemented gaming management system for facilitating applications that support user wagering. The gaming management system may comprise a computer system in communication with a developer computer device.
Collissee Group Limited


08/20/15
20150235512 

Lottery ring, lottery ring unit with lottery ring, game machine with lottery ring unit, control controlling computer used in game machine, and computer program


A lottery ring includes a first ring and a second ring that have a ring shape and are concentrically arranged so as to form a layer; and a constraining device that operates between a constraint state for constraining the first ring and the second ring such that the first ring and the second ring integrally rotate on the same center and a release state for releasing the constraint state such that the first ring and the second ring relatively rotate, wherein accommodating units that accommodate a physical lottery medium are provided at the first ring along a rotation direction, and information providing units that are arranged along the rotation direction so as to respectively correspond to the accommodating units through the layer, and associated respectively with predetermined information is provided at the second ring.. .
Konami Gaming, Incorpated


08/20/15
20150235439 

Combining display elements having different frame rates and bit depths for augmented or virtual reality


Configurations are disclosed for presenting virtual reality and augmented reality experiences to users. The system may comprise an image-generating source to provide one or more frames of image data in a time-sequential manner, a light modulator configured to transmit light associated with the one or more frames of image data, a substrate to direct image information to a user's eye, wherein the substrate houses a plurality of reflectors, a first reflector of the plurality of reflectors to reflect transmitted light associated with a first frame of image data at a first angle to the user's eye, and a second reflector to reflect transmitted light associated with a second frame of the image data at a second angle to the user's eye..
Magic Leap, Inc.


08/20/15
20150235405 

Display of a data source indicator and a data sink indicator


A method comprising causing display of a plurality of program interface elements, identifying, from the plurality of program interface elements, of at least one source program interface element that represents a source program, the source program being a program that is configured to send data to one or more programs, causing display of a data source indicator at a position that corresponds with a position of the source program interface element, identifying, from the plurality of program interface elements, of at least one sink program interface element that represents a sink program, the sink program being a program that is configured to receive data from one or more programs, and causing the sink program interface element to comprise a data sink indicator is disclosed.. .
Nokia Corporation


08/20/15
20150235395 

Method and displaying one or more waveforms


A method, apparatus and computer program product are therefore provided in order to provide for display of waveforms. An example method may include concurrently displaying a first waveform display area and a second waveform display area, wherein the first waveform display area displays a first waveform.
Mckesson Financial Holdings


08/20/15
20150235394 

Method and displaying one or more waveforms


A method, apparatus and computer program product are therefore provided in order to provide for display of waveforms. An example method may include concurrently displaying a first waveform display area and a second waveform display area, wherein the first waveform display area displays a first waveform.
Mckesson Financial Holdings


08/20/15
20150235386 

System and simulating the effect of viewing an image through a colored filter or ophthalmic spectacle lens


A system and method for simulating the effect of viewing an image through a colored filter or colored ophthalmic spectacle, contact, intraocular or other lens is described. This method includes using a computer program to alter the red (r), green (g) and blue (b) color brightness of the individual pixels of the original image and then displaying them on the display screen or other visual display device of a computer.

08/20/15
20150235377 

Method, apparatus and computer program product for segmentation of objects in media content


In an example embodiment a method, apparatus and computer program product are provided. The method includes extracting a first set of target-object regions and at least one set of non-target object regions from a plurality of regions of a video content based at least on likelihood information.
Nokia Corporation


08/20/15
20150235374 

Method, apparatus and computer program product for image segmentation


In an example embodiment, a method, apparatus and computer program product are provided. The method includes facilitating receipt of a plurality of superpixels of an input image and an object selection input for selecting part of a foreground object in the input image.
Nokia Corporation


08/20/15
20150235326 

Method and activated carbon master limited partnership operation


Operation of a business that is involved in the preparation or supply of pollutant capture sorbent products within a master limited partnership (mlp) structure is facilitated by the methods, systems and computer program products described herein. In one embodiment, a method for operating a business involving carbon-based mercury capture sorbent product may include performing at least one processing or supply activity in connection with preparing or supplying mercury capture sorbent product comprising sorbent particles with a porous carbonaceous structure comprising carbon from coal, receiving revenue as a consequence of performing the at least one activity, and distributing at least a portion of the revenue to at least one mlp unit holder pursuant to provisions of a mlp agreement..
Ada Carbon Solutions, Llc


08/20/15
20150235324 

Detecting suspicious activity related to balancing transactions at a cash drawer


Systems, apparatus, methods, and computer program products are provided for automatically monitoring cash balancing transactions conducted by individuals responsible for a cash drawer to determine unique behaviors/patterns of such individuals that are abnormal to the overall population of cash drawer users. Such proactive monitoring of cash balancing transactions provides for suspicious activity to be identified at the onset of such activity.
Bank Of America Corporation


08/20/15
20150235293 

Mobile commerce framework


A subscription-based system for providing commerce information for one or more mobile devices for one or more merchants. Some techniques employed feature a subscription-based method for presenting commercial resources to a mobile device.
Hothand, Inc.


08/20/15
20150235287 

Systems, methods, and computer program products for enabling outcome-based service cycle management


Various embodiments provide a service cycle management system configured to: receive a first portion of input data comprising one or more requests from one or more holders of an asset; retrieve a second portion of the input data comprising one or more parameters associated with handling of the asset within the reverse cycle loop; calculate one or more optimal service tasks for handling of the asset based at least in part upon the service data and the one or more parameters defined by the holder; calculate one or more optimal service providers to perform the one or more optimal service tasks based at least in part upon the provider data, the one or more calculated optimal service tasks, and the one or more parameters defined by the holder. Associated computer program products and computer implemented methods are also provided..
United Parcel Service Of America, Inc.


08/20/15
20150235285 

Data display system and method


A method, computer program product, and computing system for rendering a first-level menu for an online catalog, wherein the first-level menu defines a plurality of first-level categories. A first response is received from a user of the online catalog that defines a selected first-level category, chosen from the plurality of first-level categories.
Codifyd, Inc.


08/20/15
20150235284 

Data display system and method


A method, computer program product, and computing system for defining a database record for each of a plurality of products available for sale within an online catalog, thus defining a plurality of database records. An attribute set is associated with each of the plurality of database records, thus defining a plurality of attribute sets.
Codifyd, Inc.


08/20/15
20150235283 

Commodity sales data processing apparatus and computer program


According to one embodiment, a commodity sales data processing apparatus includes a key for declaring execution of processing for causing, in a commodity transaction, a customer to make a motion for substantially directly facing an image pickup unit provided in a predetermined position, a customer-image pickup unit configured to pick up, according to operation of the key, using the image pickup unit, a face image of the customer substantially directly facing the image pickup unit, an age-group determining unit configured to compare the picked-up face image and face image data indicating features by age group stored in advance and determine an age group of the customer, and an associating unit configured to associate, according to the operation of the key, the determined age group with commodity information of a commodity traded in the commodity transaction.. .
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha


08/20/15
20150235272 

Multi-platform promotions for mobile devices


A process of providing services to a merchant to enable delivery of promotional materials performed by at least one or more first computing devices including at least tangible computing elements. The process includes the steps of receiving merchant account information for the merchant; generating a client identifier, a distributor authorization, an application programmer interface key, a certificate for a native part of a first computing device operating system that is configured to receive promotional materials, and a certificate for an application program of a second computing device operating system that is configured to receive promotional materials; receiving pass setup information from the merchant; and generating a tracking link for the merchant.
Passbeemedia


08/20/15
20150235271 

Multi-platform promotions for mobile devices


A process of delivering promotional materials performed by at least one or more first computing devices including at least tangible computing elements. The process includes the steps of receiving over a network a request from a second computing device based on a tracking link being activated on the second computing device, determining a platform and operating system for the second computing device, and delivering the promotional material to a native part of the operating system or to an application program running on the second computing device based on the platform and operating system..
Passbeemedia


08/20/15
20150235263 

Managing cookie data


A method, information handling system and/or computer program product provides a cookie to a user. The method comprises: analyzing data in a consolidated set of the user's internet activities; generating a server side cookie for a website based on the analyzed data; in response to the user visiting the website with a first client, providing the server side cookie to the first client; merging the server side cookie with a client side cookie at the first client; and using the merged cookie to provide personalized recommendations to the user..
International Business Machines Corporation


08/20/15
20150235262 

Method, system and computer program product for enhancing business growth, marketing and analysis


This invention relates to methods, systems and computer program products to improve communication and business transactions between healthcare professionals and consumers, for the purchase of product and services and in particular for marketing products and services, and providing analytical services to the pharmaceutical and consumer health care and medical industry. The invention also relates to mining computer data for segmentation and profiling information to assist in future growth..
Pharmacommunications Holdings Inc.


08/20/15
20150235250 

System, computer-implemented method, and non-transitory, computer-readable medium to determine relative market value of a sale group of livestock based on genetic merit and other non-genetic factors


Systems, computer-readable medium having computer program, and related computer implemented methods are provided to determine the relative market value of a sale group and to generate a genetic merit scorecard. Such systems, computer-readable medium having computer program, and related computer implemented methods utilize the genetic merit estimates of relatives of a sale group, along with associated economic weighting factors to determine the relative market value of the sale group.
Leachman Cattle Of Colorado, Llc


08/20/15
20150235248 

Systems, methods, and computer program products providing a yield management tool that enhances visibility of recovery rates of recovered and disposed assets


A yield management system for dynamically enhancing visibility of yield rates realized for one or more recovered assets is provided. The system is configured to retrieve disposition data associated with a plurality of activities undertaken with handling and processing of one or more recovered assets for disposal thereof and comprising at least one component of disposition cost.
United Parcel Service Of America, Inc.


08/20/15
20150235211 

System and account identifier obfuscation


A method is disclosed. The method includes generating an obfuscated portion using a dynamic cryptogram unique to a transaction, where the dynamic cryptogram is determined using a uniquely derived key.

08/20/15
20150235203 

Security token, transaction execution method, and computer program product


There is disclosed a security token for use in a transaction execution system, the security token being connectable to a user interface device and to a host device, the security token being arranged to: receive a transaction verification input from the user interface device; process the transaction verification input and generate a corresponding transaction verification result; transmit the transaction verification result to the host device, and the security token comprising a secure element which is arranged to facilitate processing of the transaction verification input. Furthermore, a method for executing a transaction using a security token is disclosed, as well as a corresponding computer program product..
Nxp B.v.


08/20/15
20150235195 

Card reader emulation for cardless transactions


Disclosed are method and apparatus that enable a cardless payment transaction to be executed from a merchant point-of-sale (pos) system. A user is enabled to check in at a merchant by using a mobile device of the user and then to pay by simply appearing at the merchant and mentioning his name.
Square, Inc.


08/20/15
20150235182 

Method and system for creating and maintaining activity plans


One embodiment of the present invention provides a system for activity management. During operation, the system provides a user interface that allows a user to access on a mobile device activity plans that each includes a plurality of activity items.

08/20/15
20150235171 

Systems, methods, and computer program products for providing intelligent visibility across an outcome-based service cycle infrastructure


Various embodiments provide a service cycle management system for intelligently evaluating one or more parameters of a reverse service cycle loop within a supply chain management infrastructure. The system comprises one or more processors configured to: receive the real-time data comprising one or more parameters associated with execution of one or more service tasks; retrieve the simulation data from the one or more memory storage areas; dynamically compare one or more parameters within the real-time data against corresponding one or more parameters within the simulation data to identify one or more discrepancies there-between; in response to identifying one or more discrepancies, and generating one or more representations thereof, so as to inform one or more users of the system of one or more areas for focusing future initiatives.
United Parcel Service Of America, Inc.


08/20/15
20150235162 

System for generating a tracking report


Embodiments of the invention are directed to a system, method, and computer program product for generating reports. The system typically including a memory, a processor and a module configured to receive a work request from a source, wherein the work request comprises at least one status; determine a duration of time that the work request has been associated with the status; generate a report, wherein the report comprises a graphical representation of each of the at least one status and the duration of time the work request has been associated with the at least one status; and transmit the report to the user..
Bank Of America Corporation


08/20/15
20150235158 

System for handling work requests


Embodiments of the invention are directed to a system, method, and computer program product for handling work requests. The system typically including a memory, a processor and a module configured to initiate the presentation of a first interface to enable an allocator to assign the work request to an associate to complete the work request based on at least a priority level, wherein the work request comprises at least a priority level; initiate the presentation of a second interface to enable the associate to complete the work request and transmit the completed work request to an analyst for review; initiate the presentation of a third interface to enable the analyst to review the completed work request and transmit the reviewed and completed work request to the associate; and initiate the presentation of a fourth interface to enable the administrator to generate a report..
Bank Of America Corporation


08/20/15
20150235145 

Open ticketless travel services


Methods, systems, and computer program products for associating a traveler with an electronic ticket reserving a travel related service. During a booking process, the traveler may be asked to provide an identification image.
Amadeus S.a.s.


08/20/15
20150235141 

Automatic fault detection and diagnosis in complex physical systems


A fault detection and diagnosis (fdd) system designed to automatically and efficiently determine the true fault underlying a set of symptoms, presenting the operator with a clear cause and effect diagram for all faults and symptoms. An event cluster is used to group related symptoms and causes, potentially across multiple pieces of equipment, and establish a cause and effect relationship chain..
Cimetrics Inc.


08/20/15
20150235137 

Predicting influence in social networks


A method, system and computer program product are disclosed for predicting influence in a social network. In one embodiment, the method comprises identifying a set of users of the social network, and identifying a subset of the users as influential users based on defined criteria.
International Business Machines Corporation


08/20/15
20150235132 

Dynamic interfacing in a deep question answering system


System, method, and computer program product for performing an operation, the operation comprising analyzing a question submitted to a deep question answering system to determine a level of sophistication of the question, and modifying one or more subsequent communications issued by the deep question answering system based on the determined level of sophistication, wherein the modifying attempts to more closely match the determined level of sophistication of the question with a level of sophistication of the one or more subsequent communications.. .
International Business Machines Corporation


08/20/15
20150235131 

Question resolution processing in deep question answering systems


System, method, and computer program product for performing an operation, the operation comprising receiving, by a deep question answering system, a question not specifying an element of input data, identifying a set of possible values for the element of input data, generating, by the deep question answering system, a respective set of candidate answers for the question: (i) without the element of input data, and (ii) with each possible value in the set of possible values for the element of input data, and returning at least one candidate answer from at least one set of candidate answers as responsive to the question.. .
International Business Machines Corporation


08/20/15
20150235128 

Method and generating media capture data and context based media based on crowd-source contextual data


A method, apparatus and computer program product are provided for generating context based media based on crowd sourced contextual data. In one embodiment a method is provided including receiving a first media; receiving contextual data associated with a consumption of a first media; generating an inference based on the contextual data; generating media capture data based on the inference and the first media; transmitting media capture data; and receiving a second media in response to transmitting the media capture data, wherein the second media is based on the media capture data..
Nokia Corporation


08/20/15
20150235059 

Method of transferring data, computer program product and tag


There is disclosed a method of transferring data using a tag, said tag comprising an rf interface unit, a host interface unit and a memory, the method comprising: the rf interface unit connects the tag to an rf device; the host interface unit connects the tag to a host device; the tag enters into a pass-through mode; in said pass-through mode, the tag transfers data, either in a first configured transfer direction, from the rf device to the host device, or, in a second configured transfer direction, from the host device to the rf device; in said pass-through mode, the tag buffers said data in the memory. Furthermore, a corresponding computer program product and a corresponding tag are disclosed..
Nxp B.v.


08/20/15
20150235040 

Information processing apparatus and method, information processing system, and program


Provided is an information processing apparatus including a display unit that displays a window that controls an application program, an operation unit that receives a user's operation to the window, an imaging unit that captures an image of a range where the user can view the display unit and operate the operation unit, a recognition unit that recognizes users within the image, an authority information management unit that manages authority information in which the application program is associated with an authorized user of the application program, and a window management unit that makes the application program execute a process according to operation content of the operation unit when the user's operation is received in the operation unit and the window is operated and the user coincides with the authorized user of the application program of the window, on the basis of the authority information.. .
Sony Corporation


08/20/15
20150235029 

Method of preventing computer malfunction, computer program, and computer


The malfunction of a system caused by data managed by system firmware is prevented. A firmware rom 100 is provided with a code area, a default area, and variable areas.
Lenovo (singapore) Pte, Ltd.


08/20/15
20150235015 

Optimized server for streamed applications


An optimized server for streamed applications provides a streamed application server optimized to provide efficient delivery of streamed applications to client systems across a computer network such as the internet. The server persistently stores streamed application program sets that contain streamed application file pages.
Numecent Holdings, Inc.


08/20/15
20150235006 

System, method and computer program product for providing a healthcare user interface and incentives


Actively engaging members in managing their own healthcare, improving their health, and reducing healthcare costs to the payer involves providing a unified interface for member engagement. The interface may be communicatively coupled with a healthcare system, may be personalized to the member, and may offer multiple possible rewards to the member to encourage member behavior to effectively reduce healthcare costs and improve the quality of healthcare plans.
Optum, Inc.


08/20/15
20150235000 

Developing health information feature abstractions from intra-individual temporal variance heteroskedasticity


A method, system, and/or computer program product automatically abstracts and selects an optimal set of variance-related features that are indicative of an individual outcome and personalized plan selection in health care. An abstracted set of candidate variance-related patient features, which comprise temporally heteroskedastic features, is generated.
International Business Machines Corporation




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