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02/04/16
20160037568 
 Method and  reestablishing communication with a network patent thumbnailMethod and reestablishing communication with a network
A method, apparatus and computer program product are provided to facilitate selection of other user equipment as a relay node in order to establish connection to a network, such as following a radio link failure. In the context of a method for establishing a device-to-device connection, signals may be received from a plurality of user equipment that indicates that the user equipment have relay capabilities.
Broadcom Corporation


02/04/16
20160037566 
 Method and system for optimized bluetooth low energy communications patent thumbnailMethod and system for optimized bluetooth low energy communications
This concerns a bluetooth low energy (ble) device, or system, or method of operating a ble device and a respective computer program. The ble device comprises a transceiver to broadcast the at least one advertising packet, a processor connected to the transceiver to generate the advertising packet and/or to trigger broadcasting thereof according to a broadcasting schedule.
Em Microelectronic-marin S.a.


02/04/16
20160037561 
 Communication method and system using rr-aloha based protocols patent thumbnailCommunication method and system using rr-aloha based protocols
A communication method and system in an ad-hoc network using a rr-aloha based protocol are provided. The method may include: receiving a data frame which includes n slots, where n is a positive integer greater than two, where a slot includes a payload and a frame information field, where a frame information field includes n sub-frame information fields which correspond to the n slots, respectively, where a sub-frame information field includes a source temporary identifier field for indicating which node occupies its corresponding slot; and if a source temporary identifier field contained in the received data frame equals to a first predetermined value representing the status of free, determining that a corresponding slot is free and can be reserved.

02/04/16
20160037523 
 Carrier allocation patent thumbnailCarrier allocation
The present invention relates to methods, apparatuses and a computer program product for carrier allocation. The invention includes defining change occasion for a base station for changing a component carrier.

02/04/16
20160037519 
 Wireless communication system, wireless communication apparatus, wireless communication method, and computer program patent thumbnailWireless communication system, wireless communication apparatus, wireless communication method, and computer program
A wireless communication network that forms an ad-hoc network without the arrangement of a controlling station sets a period that a communication apparatus can utilize with priority and performs isochronous communication in the period as required. When isochronous communication has not been performed or after isochronous communication has finished in the priority utilization period, other communication apparatuses perform arbitrary communication.
Sony Corporation


02/04/16
20160037484 
 Systems and methods for multi-user simultaneous transmissions patent thumbnailSystems and methods for multi-user simultaneous transmissions
Systems, methods, and devices are provided for protecting a multiuser (mu) transmission between an access point and a plurality of wireless stations. The access point may transmit a frame that is addressed to multiple stations in a wireless network.
Newracom, Inc.


02/04/16
20160037453 
 Power control performance for user equipment patent thumbnailPower control performance for user equipment
A method, an apparatus, and a computer program product for wireless communication are provided. The apparatus configured to establish a wireless connection to a first network, tune away from the first network for a first predetermined interval, tune back to the first network after the first predetermined interval, enter a power control freeze state for a second predetermined interval after tuning back to the first network, send a plurality of transmissions to the first network during the second predetermined interval, determine if a number of the plurality of transmissions that are not received by the first network exceeds a first threshold or if a number of the plurality of transmissions that are retransmitted to the first network exceeds a second threshold, and exit the power control freeze state when it is determined that the first threshold is exceeded or when it is determined that the second threshold is exceeded..
Qualcomm Incorporated


02/04/16
20160037416 
 Method, apparatus and computer program for operating a user equipment patent thumbnailMethod, apparatus and computer program for operating a user equipment
Embodiments provide a method, apparatus and computer program for operating a user equipment (ue). The method beings by determining that a valid authentication for the ue, generated with a radio network operating with a first radio access technology (rat), is not a mutual authentication between the ue and the network operating with the first rat.
Broadcom Corporation


02/04/16
20160037414 
 Transmission control for user equipment patent thumbnailTransmission control for user equipment
A method, an apparatus, and a computer program product for wireless communication are provided. The apparatus establishes a wireless connection to a first network, determines a start time of a tune away procedure, enters a transmission freeze state for a first predetermined interval prior to the start time of the tune away procedure, tunes away from the first network for a second predetermined interval, and tunes back to the first network after the second predetermined interval..
Qualcomm Incorporated


02/04/16
20160037345 
 Controlling access to protected functionality of a host device using a wireless device patent thumbnailControlling access to protected functionality of a host device using a wireless device
A wearable device can establish a verified session with a host device (e.g., by establishing that the wearable device is present in the vicinity of the host device and is currently being worn). The existence of such a verified session can be used to control user access to sensitive information that may be stored in or otherwise accessible to a host device.
Apple Inc.


02/04/16
20160037325 

Methods and identifying and categorizing distributed devices


Systems for identifying and categorizing distributed devices, e.g., lighting fixtures and thermostats, is disclosed. In an embodiment, a user (200) sends a low power discovery message to devices (201) using a portable programming tool (100).
Pyramid Meriden Inc.


02/04/16
20160037304 

A method and system of providing data service according to a user's future location


According to one aspect of the present invention there is provided a method for controlling data service for a vehicle-based user of a telecommunication network. The method comprising: retrieving data associated with location behaviour of the user within the network; predicting, based on said data and on a current user location within the network, a future user location within the network; performing a determination of network capability at the future user location; and modifying, in response to the determination, a configuration of the network and/or a service parameter associated with the user.
Vodafone Ip Licensing Limited


02/04/16
20160037297 

Concepts for location-based call control


Computer program products, methods, systems, apparatus, and computing entities are provided for location-based call control. In one embodiment, call control rules for an outbound call can be determined/identified based on the location of the mobile device.
Mbte Sweden Ab


02/04/16
20160037234 

Reproduction apparatus, reproduction method, and program


Disclosed herein is a reproduction apparatus including: a reproduction control information acquisition block configured to acquire reproduction control information for controlling reproduction of content; a reproduction block configured to reproduce, in accordance with the acquired reproduction control information, the content that is distributed; and a control block configured to control an operation of an application program that is executed in operative connection with the content being reproduced in accordance with information associated with the application program and obtained from the acquired reproduction control information.. .
Sony Corporation


02/04/16
20160037213 

Using second screen devices to augment media engagement metrics


Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for using second screen devices to augment media engagement metrics. In one aspect, a method includes accessing user activity data describing user activities performed by a user on a first user device during a first time period, and accessing data describing presentation of one or more content items during the first time period on second user devices.
Google Inc.


02/04/16
20160037166 

Adaptive search window positioning for video encoding


A method, system, and computer program product that exploits motion hints associated with rendered video frames. These motion hints are provided to a video encoder to guide a motion-compensation prediction process performed by the video encoder.
Ati Technologies Ulc


02/04/16
20160037160 

Method and system for improved video codec rate-distortion performance by pre and post-processing


A system, method and computer program product for improving video codec performance, including a pre-processing stage configured for downscaling by a variable amount an uncompressed video signal before sending such downscaled, uncompressed video signal to an input of a video codec; and a complimentary post-processing stage configured for upscaling the decompressed video signal received from an output of the video codec back to its original resolution before transmitting the decompressed video signal. The system, method and computer program product provides improved rate-distortion performance compared to direct use of the video codec alone..
Icelero Inc


02/04/16
20160037140 

Devices, systems, and methods for remote video retrieval


The present invention is directed to a camera system. A system may include at least one camera, at least one storage device communicatively coupled and local to the at least one camera, and a modem communicatively coupled to the at least one storage device.
Live View Technologies


02/04/16
20160037020 

Detecting transient signals using stacked-chip imaging systems


Imaging systems may be provided with stacked-chip image sensors. A stacked-chip image sensor may include a vertical chip stack that includes an array of image pixels, control circuitry and storage and processing circuitry.
Semiconductor Components Industries, Llc


02/04/16
20160036945 

Signal transmission


An approach for bandwidth-efficient transmission of signals is provided, e.g. As an apparatus, as a method or as a computer program.
Nokia Corporation


02/04/16
20160036939 

Selecting content for simultaneous viewing by multiple users


Methods, systems, and apparatus include computer programs encoded on a computer-readable storage medium for providing content to a group of users. A method includes: determining that a plurality of users are in proximity to each other and a likelihood that the users are viewing content on a single device; receiving a request for content from the single device; identifying a profile associated with each of the plurality of users, the profile for use in identifying relevant content for delivery to a respective user; creating a group profile based on the identified profiles; and selecting one or more content items for delivery responsive to the request based at least in part on the group profile..
Google Inc.


02/04/16
20160036929 

Long term targeting of content items


Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for long term targeting. In one aspect, a method includes identifying a user including assigning the user a unique identifier and recognizing the user each time the user interacts with a content management system; logging user actions and preferences as a user interacts with one or more web based resources over time, over different devices and with different browsers including storing preferences of the user; receiving from the user a request for content, the request received at the content management system; and targeting content to the user based on the stored preferences..
Google Inc.


02/04/16
20160036920 

Accessing network services from external networks


A method for accessing network services from external networks includes receiving at a cloud-based server a bridge setup request from a private communication system, establishing a bridge connection between the cloud-based server and the private communication system, establishing a communication path between the cloud-based server and a cloud-based application, receiving a request from a cloud-based entity that is directed to an enterprise service hosted within the private communication system, transmitting the request to the enterprise service over the bridge connection, receiving a response from the enterprise service over the bridge connection, and transmitting the response to the cloud-based entity. Related computer program products and systems are also disclosed..
Ca, Inc.


02/04/16
20160036907 

Computing system for managing data


Various embodiments are described for systems and methods for managing data. The system may include a device group configured for peer-to-peer communications, the device group including a computing device and one or more peer computing devices.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


02/04/16
20160036878 

Stream processing with context data affinity


Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for stream processing with contextual data affinity. One of the methods includes receiving an event at a computing node of a stream processing system that includes one or more computing nodes and data representing a topology of functional modules.
Pivotal Software, Inc.


02/04/16
20160036852 

Computer program product and multi-path remediation


A system, method, and computer program product are provided for a database associating a plurality of device vulnerabilities to which computing devices can be subject with a plurality of remediation techniques that collectively remediate the plurality of device vulnerabilities. Each of the device vulnerabilities is associated with at least one remediation technique.
Securityprofiling, Llc


02/04/16
20160036846 

Computer program product and multi-path remediation


A system, method, and computer program product are provided for a database associating a plurality of device vulnerabilities to which computing devices can be subject with a plurality of remediation techniques that collectively remediate the plurality of device vulnerabilities. Each of the device vulnerabilities is associated with at least one remediation technique.
Securityprofiling, Llc


02/04/16
20160036845 

System for detecting the presence of rogue domain name service providers through passive monitoring


A method, system, computer program product embodied in a computer readable storage medium, and computer system are disclosed for identifying a rogue domain name service (dns) server. Embodiments include passively monitoring traffic on a target network; and identifying a dns resolution response in the traffic on the network.
International Business Machines Corporation


02/04/16
20160036842 

Apparatus and checking message and user terminal


A message checking apparatus comprising one or more processors, the message checking apparatus includes: a uniform resource locator(url) extracting unit to check, when a message is received, whether a url is included in the message and extract the url from the message; a communication unit to download an application using the url; and an authorization/application program interface(api) verifying unit to check whether an authorization or api having a security risk is included in the application to be downloaded through the communication unit and then determine whether the url is malicious based thereon.. .
Sk Telecom Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160036832 

System, method and computer program product for sending information extracted from a potentially unwanted data sample to generate a signature


A system, method and computer program product are provided for sending information extracted from a potentially unwanted data sample to generate a signature. In use, information is extracted from a portion of a sample of potentially unwanted data.
Mcafee, Inc.


02/04/16
20160036817 

Protected graphical user interface for role-based application and data access


Methods, systems, and computer program products for a protected graphical user interface for role-based application and data access are provided herein. A method for controlling access on an endpoint device to at least a portion of an application includes obtaining a default configuration indicating whether one or more widget functions associated with the application are enabled in a graphical user interface; modifying one or more of the widget functions in the default configuration to a disabled status in the graphical user interface based on a privilege configuration; determining if one or more user click events generated using the graphical user interface are associated with a widget function having the disabled status; and preventing the user click events having the disabled status from being provided to an operating system for further processing, wherein at least one of the steps is carried out by a computing device..
International Business Machines Corporation


02/04/16
20160036801 

User authentication in separate authentication channels


Apparatuses, systems, methods, and computer program products are disclosed for user authentication in separate authentication channels. A token module is configured to create a unique token in response to receiving user credentials from an unknown user for a secure interface of a third party system.
Mx Technologies, Inc.


02/04/16
20160036775 

Data processing system


A method, computer program product, and computing system for rendering an alias configuration window for defining an alias that is linked to/associated with a user profile for a user of a dating website. One or more alias selections are received from the alias configuration window concerning the alias that is linked to/associated with the user profile for the user of the dating website.

02/04/16
20160036765 

Content delivery network (cdn) content server request handling mechanism with metadata framework support


To serve content through a content delivery network (cdn), the cdn must have some information about the identity, characteristics and state of its target objects. Such additional information is provided in the form of object metadata, which according to the invention can be located in the request string itself, in the response headers from the origin server, in a metadata configuration file distributed to cdn servers, or in a per-customer metadata configuration file.
Akamai Technologies, Inc.


02/04/16
20160036754 

Method to refine addressees in a group environment


For an electronic communication environment, an apparatus for refining addresses in a group messaging environment is disclosed. The apparatus may include a processor and a memory that stores code executable by the processor, including code that identifies a message addressed to a group, resolves the group into a plurality of addressees, and sends the message to a subset of the addressees.
Lenovo (singapore) Pte, Ltd.


02/04/16
20160036749 

User initiated rule-based restrictions on messaging applications


A method, system and computer program product are disclosed for user initiated rule based restrictions on sending messages from a sender to a receiver in a communications network. The receiver establishes a set of rules for the sender that allows the sender a limited number of defined messages events with the receiver.
International Business Machines Corporation


02/04/16
20160036729 

Communication management apparatus, communication apparatus, and communication method


A communication management apparatus includes a token-circulation-order-information storing unit that stores token circulation order, a token-frame processing unit that determines whether transmission right acquiring apparatus information of the token frame indicates the own apparatus and transmits a token frame in which first transmission right acquisition determination information indicating a sequence number of a communication apparatus that can acquire a transmission right in the token circulation order, second transmission right acquisition determination information indicating the number of frames that can be transmitted during one token frame circulation, and transmission right acquiring apparatus information indicating the next transmission destination of the token frame after the own apparatus acquired from the token circulation order are set, and a data-frame-communication processing unit that transmits and receives the data frame, thereby to reduce time required until a communication node that acquired the token frame transmits data.. .
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation


02/04/16
20160036701 

Methods and arrangements to signal an acknowledgement policy in a short frame


Logic may define a new short frame format with an acknowledgement (ack) policy field. Logic may define the new short frame format to include an ack policy field as a subfield of a frame control field in the new short frame format.

02/04/16
20160036693 

Method and system for ensuring reliability of unicast video streaming at a video streaming platform


A method implemented in an electronic device serving as a stream distributor distributing unicast video and audio streams of a streaming platform system is disclosed. The stream distributor receives a unicast data flow containing data of a video and audio stream from a load balancer, the unicast data flow being transmitted in user datagram protocol (udp) packets.
Istreamplanet Co.


02/04/16
20160036682 

Diagnostic heartbeat throttling


A method, system, and computer program product for a diagnostic heartbeat throttling are provided in the illustrative embodiments. A component, executing using a processor and a memory in a data processing system, sends diagnostic heartbeat packets over a communication link at a first rate, wherein a diagnostic heartbeat packet is a packet comprises a header, a set of heartbeat parameters, and a set of diagnostic attributes.
International Business Machines Corporation


02/04/16
20160036663 

Methods and computer program products for generating a model of network application health


Provided are methods and computer program products for generating a model of network application health. Methods may include receiving activity data that corresponds to activities of multiple applications that are operable to execute on at least one networked device, and combining the received activity data to remove redundant portions thereof and/or to reconcile inconsistencies therein.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


02/04/16
20160036651 

System, method and computer program product for serving an application from a custom subdomain


In accordance with embodiments, there are provided mechanisms and methods for serving an application from a custom subdomain. These mechanisms and methods for serving an application from a custom subdomain can enable improved data security, enhanced system performance, optimized resource utilization, etc..
Salesforce.com, Inc.


02/04/16
20160036637 

Signaling change in link configuration


A method, an apparatus, and a computer program product for wireless communication are provided. In one aspect, the apparatus, being a first wireless device, establishes a session with a second wireless device based on a first set of link parameters and transmits, to the second wireless device, information regarding a second set of link parameters for use by the second wireless device for subsequent communication during the session.
Qualcomm Incorporated


02/04/16
20160036623 

Automatic cloud-based disaster recovery system


Restoration devices in a cloud storage system are paired with source containers associated with a mainframe computer, and series of commands are generated based on the pairings to cause copies of data at the source containers to be stored to the restoration devices. A point-in-time copy of the copy of the data at the source containers may be stored to some restoration devices, and a second copy of the data may be stored to other restoration devices.
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.


02/04/16
20160036616 

Orthogonal differential vector signaling codes with embedded clock


Orthogonal differential vector signaling codes are described which support encoded sub-channels allowing transport of distinct but temporally aligned data and clocking signals over the same transport medium. Embodiments providing enhanced lpddr interfaces are described which are suitable for implementation in both conventional high-speed cmos and dram integrated circuit processes..
Kandou Labs Sa


02/04/16
20160036610 

Aas direct signaling framing methodologies to support high capacity wireless links


A new frame structure applicable to the ieee 802.16 ofdma wireless waveform is described, for the purposes of increasing base station capacity, increasing subscriber link rates and extending base station range. The frame structure provides the necessary constructs so that advance signal processing technologies such as stacked carrier spread spectrum and adaptive antenna technology may be used in combination with these constructs in order to realize these gains.
The Directv Group, Inc.


02/04/16
20160036602 

Internet protocol addressing of devices employing the network ring topology


Aspects of the present invention provide a ring supervisor operating as a server for maintaining and allocating addresses for devices in a ring topology. The ring supervisor may obtain an ordered list of devices in the ring by sending a data collection frame that passes through each device around the ring with each device appending its preconfigured address information.
Rockwell Automation Technologies, Inc.


02/04/16
20160036589 

Authentication server, authentication system, authentication method, and program


In an authentication system, a mobile communication client transmits to an authentication server a bit signal that includes an image capture bit sequence obtained by capturing an image of a self-aware two-dimensional code having authentication information embedded in a correction area, and a number bit sequence that indicates a serial number of an authentication application program being stored in storage. The authentication server authenticates the user of the mobile communication client and the self-aware two-dimensional code.
A.t Communications Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160036550 

Method and system for a polarization immune wavelength division multiplexing demultiplexer


Methods and systems for a polarization immune wavelength division multiplexing demultiplexer are disclosed and may include, in an optoelectronic transceiver having an input coupler, a demultiplexer, and an amplitude scrambler: receiving input optical signals of different polarization via the input coupler, communicating the input optical signals to the amplitude scrambler via waveguides, configuring the average optical power in each of the waveguides utilizing the amplitude scrambler, and demultiplexing the optical signals utilizing the demultiplexer. The amplitude scrambler may include phase modulators and a coupling section.
Luxtera, Inc.


02/04/16
20160036539 

Detection of faulty radio oscillator or faulty mobile timing measurements


Detection of a faulty radio oscillator is provided herein. Also provided herein is detection of faulty mobile timing measurements.
At&t Mobility Ii Llc


02/04/16
20160036504 

Scaling wireless full duplex in multi-cell networks with spatial interference alignment


A method, system, and computer program product for minimizing intra-cell and inter-cell interference in a multi-cell full duplex communication system in a wireless network. The method includes selecting, by a clint selector, a plurality of clients, wherein the plurality of clients includes a plurality of uplink clients configured to transmit signals and a plurality of downlink clients configured to receive signals over a plurality of data streams in each cell of the multi-cell full duplex communication system, and performing, by a spatial interference aligner, spatial interference alignment on interfering data streams to align the interfering data streams of uplink clients towards downlink clients in its own cell and downlink clients in a neighboring cell..
Nec Laboratories America, Inc.


02/04/16
20160036503 

Method and operating a power save mode in a wireless lan system


A communication method that includes transmitting a power save multi-poll (psmp) frame containing a power save mode (psm) of a non-access point (ap) station (sta) to a first station and to a second station which are paired with an ap on the basis of multiple input multiple output (mimo) technology. Information on the psm indicates the point in time of starting a downlink transmission period, the duration of the downlink transmission period, and transmission object station identification information.
Lg Electronics Inc.


02/04/16
20160036193 

Laser light emitting device and laser surveying instrument


The invention provides a laser light emitting device, which comprises a laser light emitter for emitting a pump light, a resonator for emitting a laser beam by oscillating and amplifying the pump light and a multi-mode fiber for guiding the pump light emitted from the laser light emitter to the resonator, wherein a mode scrambler is provided on the multi-mode fiber, the pump light propagating the multi-mode fiber is stirred and a light intensity distribution is unified by the mode scrambler, and the pump light is entered to the resonator.. .
Kabushiki Kaisha Topcon


02/04/16
20160036125 

Self-steering antenna arrays


Methods and apparatus, including computer program products are provided for self-steering antennas. In one aspect, there is a method.
The Regents Of The University Of California


02/04/16
20160036081 

Graphene-based proton exchange membrane for direct methanol fuel cells


A proton exchange membrane (pem) for use in a direct methanol fuel cell (dmfc) is a laminate of graphene oxide (go) or sulfonated graphene oxide (sgo) platelets. The mean size of the platelets is at least 10 μm in diameter and the platelets are combined as a laminate.
University Of Florida Research Foundation, Inc.


02/04/16
20160035975 

Top electrode for device structures in interconnect


Some embodiments relate to an integrated circuit device. The integrated circuit device includes a resistive random access memory (rram) cell, which includes a top electrode and a bottom electrode that are separated by a rram dielectric layer.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160035710 

Light-emitting device and lighting device provided with the same


A light-emitting device capable of ensuring an electric connection between a light-emitting element and an electrode without generating any problem in practical use, by both connecting methods with a solder and a connector, and a lighting device provided with the light-emitting device are provided. The light-emitting device according to the present invention has a plurality of led chips, and a soldering electrode land and a connector connecting electrode land electrically connected to the chips, on a ceramic substrate.
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha


02/04/16
20160035614 

Integrated bit-line airgap formation and gate stack post clean


Methods of forming flash memory cells are described which incorporate air gaps for improved performance. The methods are useful for so-called “2-d flat cell” flash architectures.
Applied Materials, Inc.


02/04/16
20160035586 

Integrated oxide recess and floating gate fin trimming


Methods of etching back shallow trench isolation (sti) dielectric and trimming the exposed floating gate without breaking vacuum are described. The methods include recessing silicon oxide dielectric gapfill to expose vertical sidewalls of polysilicon floating gates.
Applied Materials, Inc.


02/04/16
20160035584 

Planarization method, substrate treatment system, mram manufacturing method, and mram element


Provided is a planarization method capable of reliably planarizing a metal film formed before an mtj element of an mram is formed. An mtj element is formed by a sequence of processes including: forming a cu film to be embedded in a sio2 film in a wafer w; irradiating an oxygen gcib to a surface of the cu film to planarize the cu film; forming a ta film; forming a ru film or a ta film; irradiating the oxygen gcib to the ta film, the ru film or the ta film to planarize the ta film, the ru film or the ta film; forming a ptmn film; irradiating the oxygen gcib to a surface of the ptmn film to planarize the ptmn film; forming a cofe thin film and a ru thin film; and forming a cofeb thin film, a mgo thin film and a cofeb thin film in that order..
University Of Hyogo


02/04/16
20160035466 

Electrode component with pretreated layers


An electrode component with pretreated layers includes a ceramic substrate, two pretreated layers formed on two opposite surfaces of the ceramic substrate, two electrode layers respectively formed on the two pretreated layers, two pins respectively connected to the electrode layers, and an insulating layer enclosing the ceramic substrate, the pretreated layers, the electrode layers, and portions of the two pins. The pretreated layer formed between the ceramic substrate and the electrode layer replaces the fabrication means for conventional silver electrode layer to provide good binding strength between the ceramic substrate and the electrode layer.
Thinking Electronic Industrial Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160035414 

Sram bit-line and write assist lowering dynamic power and peak current, and a dual input level-shifter


Described is an apparatus comprising a plurality of memory arrays, local write assist logic units, and read/write local column multiplexers coupled together in a group such that area occupied by the local write assist logic units and the read/write local column multiplexers in the group is smaller than it would be when global write assist logic units and the read/write global column multiplexers are used. Described is a dual input level-shifter with integrated latch.

02/04/16
20160035413 

Non-volatile static random access memory circuits


A non-volatile static random access memory (nvsram) circuit is provided. The nvsram circuit includes first and second switches and a latch circuit.
Winbond Electronics Corp.


02/04/16
20160035407 

Dynamic random access memory and boosted voltage producer therefor


A dynamic random access memory (dram) is selectively operable in a sleep mode and another mode. The dram has data storage cells that are refreshed in the refresh mode.
Conversant Intellectual Property Management Inc.


02/04/16
20160035404 

Magnetic ram array architecture


A magnetic random access memory (mram) array including: a plurality of mram cells arranged in an array configuration, each comprising a first type ntron and a magnetic memory element; a wordline select circuit comprising of a second type ntron to drive a plurality of parallel wordlines; and a plurality of bitline select circuits, each comprising of said second type ntron for writing to and reading from a column of memory cells in the array and each capable of selecting a single mram cell for a memory read or write operation, wherein the second ntron has a higher current drive than the first ntron.. .
Hypres, Inc.


02/04/16
20160035397 

Overvoltage protection for a fine grained negative wordline scheme


A fine grained negative wordline scheme for sram memories is disclosed. The scheme includes a circuit having a static random access memory (sram) cell including at least a wordline coupled to a plurality of nfets of a transistor array.
International Business Machines Corporation


02/04/16
20160035353 

Conversational agents


Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for handing off a user conversation between computer-implemented agents. One of the methods includes receiving, by a computer-implemented agent specific to a user device, a digital representation of speech encoding an utterance, determining, by the computer-implemented agent, that the utterance specifies a requirement to establish a communication with another computer-implemented agent, and establishing, by the computer-implemented agent, a communication between the other computer-implemented agent and the user device..
Google Inc.


02/04/16
20160035344 

Identifying the language of a spoken utterance


Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for identifying the language of a spoken utterance. One of the methods includes receiving a plurality of audio frames that collectively represent at least a portion of a spoken utterance; processing the plurality of audio frames using a long short term memory (lstm) neural network to generate a respective language score for each of a plurality of languages, wherein the respective language score for each of the plurality of languages represents a likelihood that the spoken utterance was spoken in the language; and classifying the spoken utterance as being spoken in one of the plurality of languages using the language scores..
Google Inc.


02/04/16
20160035306 

Display apparatus


A display apparatus includes a display panel configured to display an image, a data driver including a voltage generator configured to convert an image data applied thereto to a data voltage and a buffer configured to apply the data voltage to the display panel, a timing controller including a mode controller configured to generate a mode selection signal on the basis of an image frame rate of the image data. The data driver is configured to be operated in a power cut-off mode or a stand-by mode in response to the mode selection signal.
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160035267 

Computer system display driving method and system


An image display system includes an lcd (liquid crystal display) or other display driven by alternating current and driven in an inverted manner by a predetermined driving method on a pixel basis, and an lcd driving device for generating a frame rate control (frc) pattern which is the same as the pattern utilized by the predetermined driving method. The display is thereby driven so as to allow the display to make an expression in gradations higher (for example, 256 gradations) than gradations (for example, 64 gradations) natively supported by the display..
Huan Fund Pte. L.l.c.


02/04/16
20160035231 

Method and system to provide an interactive cinematic reader for image driven publications


A method and system for providing a movie experience while reading an e-book. The system includes a book/package server containing proprietary .cpub (cinematic publishing) files.
Cornea Entertainment Pvt. Ltd.


02/04/16
20160035219 

Apparatus and associated methods for designating a traffic lane


An apparatus comprising: at least one processor; and at least one memory including computer program code, the at least one memory and the computer program code configured to, with the at least one processor, cause the apparatus to perform at least the following: based on received traveller data, the traveller data representing polled traveller usage of a particular traffic lane, designating the particular traffic lane as a restricted-use lane, the designation for use in subsequent navigation guidance.. .
Here Global B.v.


02/04/16
20160035198 

Surveillance of a secure area


Embodiments of the invention are directed to a system, method, and computer program product for surveillance of a secure area. The present invention typically includes a memory, a processor, and a module configured to monitor the secure area.

02/04/16
20160035129 

Control of a sample mask from a fragment shader program


A method, system, and computer program product for controlling a sample mask from a fragment shader are disclosed. The method includes the steps of generating a fragment for each pixel that is covered, at least in part, by a primitive and determining coverage information for each fragment corresponding to the primitive.
Nvidia Corporation


02/04/16
20160035119 

Method and controlling display and computer program for executing the method


A display control method includes displaying at least a portion of a page, in which one or more content regions including contents are arranged, on a screen image; recognizing a scrolling operation with respect to the page; and scrolling the page based on the scrolling operation and applying an animation with respect to content included in a content region exposed on the screen image as the page is scrolled.. .
Naver Corporation


02/04/16
20160035112 

Method, apparatus, and storage medium for reconstructing cardiac image


A method includes: collecting projection data and recording electrocardiogram data when computed tomographic scanning is performed on a patient, selecting, from the projection data and based on the electrocardiogram data, first projection data related to each cardiac pixel in a same phase, and reconstructing, based on the first projection data, an image of the related cardiac pixel, to obtain a cardiac image; determining, based on the electrocardiogram data, a reconstruction phase of each reconstruction pixel in a first reconstruction region, where the first reconstruction region is an image region selected along the patient's head-to-foot direction from the cardiac image; and selecting, based on the reconstruction phase of each reconstruction pixel and from the projection data, second projection data related to the reconstruction pixel in the reconstruction phase, and reconstructing, based on the second projection data, an image of the reconstruction pixel.. .
Shenyang Neusoft Medical Systems Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160035090 

Device and blood analysis by image processing


The present application describes a new device and method of use thereof, which allows identifying certain antigens and antibodies present in the blood. The device of the present invention is a closed device consisting of two parts, wherein the upper part (1) comprises a chamber (3) surrounded by leds (4) illuminating the analysis plate (8), which is supported by the rotating platform (6).
Universidade Do Minho


02/04/16
20160035065 

Multifunctional environment for image cropping


Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, are described for combining the crop function with zoom, pan and straighten functions as part of a single cropping environment, such that a user can select a portion of an image for cropping, apply zoom, pan and straighten transformations to the selected image portion and then crop the transformed image portion in a single utility. In one aspect, the methods include the actions of receiving user input defining a crop region within a displayed image.
Apple Inc.


02/04/16
20160035047 

Managing energy meter usage feedback


Methods, systems, and computer program products for managing energy meter usage feedback are provided herein. A method includes detecting information generated by a prepaid energy meter that has been authorized for a given user; processing the detected information to determine an amount of energy consumption associated with the prepaid energy meter; generating a code based on said processing comprising encrypting (i) the determined amount of energy consumption, (ii) an identifier corresponding to the prepaid energy meter, and (iii) authentication information for the given user authorized to to use the prepaid energy meter; outputting the generated code for transmission to an energy provider associated with the prepaid energy meter; decrypting a recharge code for the prepaid energy meter received in response to validation of the generated code by the energy provider associated with the prepaid energy meter; and enabling a remote recharge operation of the prepaid energy meter based on said decrypting..
Universiti Brunei Darussalam


02/04/16
20160035042 

Mobile device distance tracking


In an example, the present invention provides a method for capturing vehicle mileage information. The method includes initiating an application program configured on the mobile wireless device without any user input required to start tracking a drive.
Mobile Data Labs, Inc.


02/04/16
20160035037 

Method and system for detecting uninsured motor vehicles


A video sequence can be continuously acquired at a predetermined frame rate and resolution by an image capturing unit installed at a location. A video frame can be extracted from the video sequence when a vehicle is detected at an optimal position for license plate recognition by detecting a blob corresponding to the vehicle and a virtual line on an image plane.
Xerox Corporation


02/04/16
20160035032 

Determining an asset recommendation


Disclosed herein are system, apparatus, article of manufacture, method and/or computer program product embodiments for determining an asset recommendation. An embodiment operates by iteratively removing asset categories from an asset category allocation and determining an asset to recommend based on one or more remaining asset categories in the asset category allocation..
The Motley Fool Holdings, Inc.


02/04/16
20160034992 

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.


02/04/16
20160034985 

Customer check retrieval


Various systems, methods, and apparatuses are described for retrieving a customer check. One example method may comprise generating a list of items included on at least one open check.
Ncr Corporation


02/04/16
20160034984 

Report generation apparatus, report generation system, and computer program product


A report generation apparatus includes a user information storage unit that stores therein user identification information for identifying a user and regional information on a region where the user is located, so as to associated with each other; a regional information obtaining part that receives user identification information and obtains regional information associated with the received user identification information from the user information storage part; and a generator that obtains device management information relating to usage of a device and generates a report using the obtained device management information and the obtained regional information.. .

02/04/16
20160034907 

Monitoring food products


Systems, methods, and computer program products to improve food safety in a food and beverage supply chain. Embodiments disclosed herein utilize prepared product tags to continuously monitor food and beverage temperatures.
Disney Enterprises, Inc.


02/04/16
20160034889 

Apparatus, method, and computer program product for automated sequential electronic payments


In a scenario where a buyer purchases at least one of goods and services from a seller via an intermediary, at at least one of the intermediary and a third party, an indication is obtained that payment to the intermediary from the buyer is appropriate. Responsive to the indication, the at least one of the intermediary and the third party initiates a pull payment, via a payment card network, for an on-file payment card account number of the buyer.
Mastercard International Incorporated


02/04/16
20160034874 

Locating and organizing digital receipt data for use in in-store audits


The present invention extends to methods, systems, and computer program products for auditing in-store sales transactions when a digital receipt is issued. A receipt application server formulates a digital receipt from digital receipt data received from a pos system.
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.


02/04/16
20160034830 

Methods and systems for safety, security, and environmental management


A method, system and computer program for managing assessment, comprising creating a project for an assessment associated with a company and a particular site for a selected issue or issues, selecting a protocol for the project, wherein the protocol includes one or more elements with associated questions, receiving assessment information in response to the questions, and generating, via the processing device, a report based on the assessment information.. .
Acutech Software, Llc


02/04/16
20160034826 

Global seat allocator


Systems, apparatus, and computer program products provide real-time access to seating/work station information, including seat allocations/assignments and seat availability. Users are provided the ability to request a seat for allocation and to receive confirmation of the seat allocation/assignment in real-time.
Bank Of America Corporation


02/04/16
20160034823 

Methods, systems, and computer program products for optimizing a predictive model for mobile network communications based on historical context information


Methods and systems are described for optimizing a predictive model for mobile network communications based on historical context information. In one aspect, historical context information is collected including at least one of communication environment, communication parameter estimates, mobile device statistics, mobile device transmit settings, base station receiver settings, past network statistics and settings, and adjacent network node information statistics and settings, the historical context information including data from communications of at least one mobile device.
Collision Communications, Inc.


02/04/16
20160034806 

Information broadcast using color space encoded image


Embodiments of the present disclosure can include systems, methods, and non-transitory computer program products for using color space encoded images to perform image-based information broadcasting. In certain aspects, the information broadcasting can include using the encoded images to broadcast information to multiple devices within view of the encoded images.
Pictech Management Limited


02/04/16
20160034715 

Data privacy employing a k-anonymity model with probabalistic match self-scoring


According to one embodiment of the present invention, a system for protecting data determines a desired duplication rate based on a level of desired anonymity for the data and generates a threshold for data records within the data based on the desired duplication rate. The system produces a data record score for each data record based on comparisons of attributes for that data record, compares the data record scores to the threshold, and controls access to the data records based on the comparison.
International Business Machines Corporation


02/04/16
20160034711 

Cloud based real time app privacy dashboard


A method of operating an electronic device comprises detecting access to private information stored in memory of the electronic device. The detecting is performed by a privacy management module downloadable to the electronic device as object code for execution on the electronic device and the access is performed by a client application program.
Intel Corporation


02/04/16
20160034703 

Data privacy employing a k-anonymity model with probabalistic match self-scoring


According to one embodiment of the present invention, a system for protecting data determines a desired duplication rate based on a level of desired anonymity for the data and generates a threshold for data records within the data based on the desired duplication rate. The system produces a data record score for each data record based on comparisons of attributes for that data record, compares the data record scores to the threshold, and controls access to the data records based on the comparison.
International Business Machines Corporation


02/04/16
20160034654 

Patient-centered mobile communication system and method


A patient-centered mobile communication system and method that includes a physician's main menu comprising a processor, a memory including computer program code, the memory and the computer program code configured to, with the processor, cause the system at least to perform a physician main menu with at least one selectable button (region) to view patient information regarding at least one patient for which a physician provide care, at least one selectable button (region) to view the identity of one or more physicians also providing care to said at least one patient, and at least one selectable button (region) to communicate with any one of the identified physicians. .

02/04/16
20160034603 

Data processing system


A method, computer program product, and computing system for receiving a search request from a user of a dating website that defines one or more search criteria. The search criteria is compared to a plurality of user profiles to generate a result set of user profiles.

02/04/16
20160034593 

Apparatus and method enablement of customer information control systems on a mainframe computer


Digital information is transferred between an application that processes a plurality of on-line transactions executed on the mainframe computer and a file system of an operating system. A programmable processor identifies the data held in memory under control of the application.
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.


02/04/16
20160034587 

Efficient join-filters for parallel processing


According to one embodiment of the present invention, a method of transferring filters for operations in a distributed system comprises generating at each source node a first filter of a first size. The first filter indicates elements of objects that need not be processed for an operation.
International Business Machines Corporation


02/04/16
20160034579 

Data processing system


A method, computer program product, and computing system for rendering a plurality of mutually-exclusive descriptors for a user of a dating website. At least two selections are received from the user, wherein these two selections are chosen from the plurality of mutually-exclusive descriptors.

02/04/16
20160034568 

Computer-based processing of machine-readable information


The invention relates to processing of machine-readable data. The invention can be used for processing of data specially intended for a wide range of specific functions.

02/04/16
20160034537 

Providing context in activity streams


A computer-implemented method, computer program product, and computing system is provided for providing contextual information associated with a post in an activity stream. In an implementation, a method may include determining a need for contextual information relative to a post within an activity stream.
International Business Machines Corporation


02/04/16
20160034536 

Providing context in activity streams


A computer-implemented method, computer program product, and computing system is provided for providing contextual information associated with a post in an activity stream. In an implementation, a method may include determining a need for contextual information relative to a post within an activity stream.
International Business Machines Corporation


02/04/16
20160034531 

Efficient join-filters for parallel processing


According to one embodiment of the present invention, a method of transferring filters for operations in a distributed system comprises generating at each source node a first filter of a first size. The first filter indicates elements of objects that need not be processed for an operation.
International Business Machines Corporation


02/04/16
20160034526 

Advanced searching of relational data via a mobile device


A system, method and apparatus for providing for searching of relational data via a mobile communications device are provided. Information identifying searchable tables containing fields is received using a metadata application program interface (api).
Salesforce.com, Inc.


02/04/16
20160034518 

Data research and risk management assessment application


Systems, apparatus, and computer program products provide for a comprehensive platform in which users can gain access to data mapping and linkage information associated with multiple data sources, data systems, databases within the systems and the like. As such, the platform provides for time-efficient and reliable data management and research which aids the user in comprehending the connections between data from different data sources and included within different data systems, and the downstream impact (i.e., the impact of the data on other data fields) and upstream data source(s) (i.e., the secondary data fields used to calculate the data filed) of such data..
Bank Of America Corporation


02/04/16
20160034491 

Methods for accessing big data and systems using the same


An embodiment of the invention introduces a method for accessing big data, which contains at least the following steps. A data access request is received from one of a plurality of database frontends of different kinds.
Wistron Corp.


02/04/16
20160034488 

Method and modifying compressed files


A method, apparatus and computer program product are provided for preparing and installing update packages for compressed files. In the context of a method, a method for preparing an update package is provided that includes receiving an original file and a modified file, causing the original file and the modified file to be decompressed, and generating one or more delta files based on the decompressed original file and the decompressed modified file.
Nokia Technologies Oy


02/04/16
20160034480 

Determining labels from similar geographic features


Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, including a method that comprises: determining a target geographic feature that has insufficient targeting information associated therewith, the target geographic feature defining a location; determining one or more similar geographic features to the target geographic feature, each geographic feature including targeting information, the determining based on shared excess queries that are shared between geographic features that are determined to be similar to the target geographic feature, wherein each excess query is a query associated with and exceeds an expected query count for each of the similar geographic features and the target geographic feature; attributing targeting information associated with at least one of the one or more similar geographic features to the target geographic feature; and serving content responsive to queries that relate to the target geographic feature based at least in part on the attributed targeting information.. .
Google Inc.


02/04/16
20160034478 

Incremental information integration using a declarative framework


Embodiments of the present invention relate to a declarative framework for efficient incremental information integration. In one embodiment, a method of and computer program product for information integration is provided.
International Business Machines Corporation


02/04/16
20160034467 

Methods, systems, and computer program products for generating data quality indicators for relationships in a database


The disclosed methods, systems, and computer-program products allow a business to generate data quality indicators for relationships in a database. In an embodiment, one or more relationships linked to a customer are retrieved from a database to form a set of relationships.
Iii Holdings 1, Llc


02/04/16
20160034451 

Digital asset dock (dad)


A method, system, apparatus, article of manufacture, and computer program product provide the ability to ingest a media content file. The media content file to be uploaded and managed in an enterprise media framework (emf) is selected.
Fox Digital Enterprises, Inc.


02/04/16
20160034440 

Apparatus for controlling mobile terminal and method therefor


An apparatus for controlling a mobile terminal allowing a user to easily and quickly select and transmit desired information and a method thereof are provided. The method for controlling a mobile terminal includes detecting information used in at least one application program, displaying a character input window on a display unit, and displaying information selected from the detected information in the character input window..
Lg Electronics Inc.


02/04/16
20160034404 

Managing access to storage


A method, system, and computer program product for managing data in a storage facility is disclosed. A data set is selected for management based on a usage factor and a value factor.
International Business Machines Corporation


02/04/16
20160034295 

Hypervisor-hosted virtual machine forensics


A computer system acquires forensics data from running virtual machines in a hypervisor-hosted virtualization environment. The computer system provides a forensics partition as an additional root virtual machine partition or child virtual machine partition.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


02/04/16
20160034291 

System on a chip and a controller supported virtual machine monitor


A system on a chip comprising: a first communication controller; at least one second communication controller operably coupled to the first communication controller; at least one processing core operably coupled to the first communication controller and arranged to support software running on a first partition and a second partition; and a virtual machine monitor located between the first and second partitions, and the at least one processing core and arranged to support communications there between. The first communication controller is arranged to: generate or receive at least one data frame; and communicate the at least one data frame to the at least one second communication controller; such that the at least one second communication controller is capable of routing the at least one data frame to the second partition bypassing the virtual machine monitor..
Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.


02/04/16
20160034276 

Adaptive interface for cross-platform component generation


Exemplary embodiments provide adapted components that may be used by a computer program under different execution contexts. The adapted components may include platform independent source code which may be executed regardless of the execution context in which the component is deployed.
The Mathworks, Inc.


02/04/16
20160034267 

Lightweight application deployment


The present disclosure describes methods, systems, and computer program products for providing a lightweight deployment of mobile cloud applications. A computer-implemented method comprises: receiving, at a server and from a remote client device, a first request to create a frame for the application; storing, by the server, the frame of the application in a repository; generating, by the server, an identifier associated with the frame and the repository; initiating, by the server, a copying of the repository to a workspace; and receiving, by the repository or the workspace and from the remote client, a pushing command including the identifier to update the frame stored in the repository or the workspace with application data associated with a created, modified or deleted version of the application..
Sap Se


02/04/16
20160034261 

Augmenting programming languages with a type system


Described is a technology by which metadata augments a programming language such as javascript. Software components such as application programming interfaces are associated with metadata.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


02/04/16
20160034258 

System and methods of generating build dependencies radiator


A method of generating an information radiator indicating module dependency relationships includes retrieving a collection of modules forming an application program from an integration server; determining in the collection a plurality of base modules and one or more modules dependent on an output of each base module; and displaying on a web page a dependency layout of the collection of modules, the dependency layout based upon a plurality of dependency relationships between each of the determined plurality of base modules and the one or more modules dependent on the output of each base module.. .
Lexmark International Technology S.a.


02/04/16
20160034237 

Device control apparatus, device control method and recording medium for recording device control program


A device control apparatus (mobile equipment) wirelessly receives specification information related to a specifications of a device from the device when a first connection with the device is established using the short distance wireless communication, performs settings related to a process to be executed in the device depending on the specifications of the device on the basis of the specification information, and executes a process of the settings, which depend on the specifications of the device, in the device when a second connection with the device is established using the short distance wireless communication.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation


02/04/16
20160034234 

Data processing apparatus configured to execute printing using print setting


A non-transitory computer readable storage medium stores a printer driver executable by a data processing apparatus. The data processing apparatus includes a storage device and is configured to execute application program.
Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha


02/04/16
20160034150 

Bi-directional search and sorting


A method, apparatus, system, and computer program product provide the ability to search for and interact with three-dimensional (3d) objects in a 3d model/drawing. Searches may be conducted on a per object basis (based on properties of the object) and search queries may be amended based on shared/common attributes between objects found in an initial search.
Autodesk, Inc.


02/04/16
20160034142 

Selecting an adjacent file on a display of an electronic device


Methods of operating an electronic device are provided. A method of operating an electronic device may include presenting a group of files on a display of the electronic device.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


02/04/16
20160034116 

Hand-held electronic apparatus having function of activating application program of electronic apparatus, and method thereof


A hand-held electronic apparatus having a function of activating an application program of an electronic apparatus is provided, including: a storage apparatus, configured to store an operating system and a thumbnail cache file received from the electronic apparatus, where the thumbnail cache file includes a thumb corresponding to an application program in the electronic apparatus; a touch screen, configured to display the thumbnail; and a processor, configured to display the thumbnail on the touch screen by using a thumbnail layout manner specified by the operating system. The present invention further provides a method for activating an application program of an electronic apparatus, and a computer program product, where an application program installed in an electronic apparatus is activated by a hand-held electronic apparatus, so as to avoid difficulty in an operation of simulated mouse movement or keyboard input by using a hand-held electronic apparatus..
Insyde Software Corporation


02/04/16
20160034110 

Method and computing device for window width and window level adjustment utilizing a multitouch user interface


A method, computing device and computer program product are provided in order to utilize a multitouch user interface so as to adjust the window width and window level of an image. In the context of a method, an indication of user input provided via a multitouch user interface is received.
Mckesson Corporation


02/04/16
20160034094 

Programmable gain amplifiers with offset compensation and touch sensor controller incorporating the same


A programmable gain amplifier (pga) circuit includes a first input resistor coupled between a first input node and a first summing node and a second input resistor coupled between a second input node and a second summing node. The pga circuit further includes a first variable reference resistor coupled between a third input node and the first summing node, a second variable reference resistor coupled between a fourth input node and the second summing node, and an operational amplifier having first and second inputs coupled to respective ones of the first and second summing nodes and first and second outputs coupled to respective ones of the first and second output nodes.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160034059 

System and using single-display application programs on a multi-display device


A system and method is provided for, on a multi-display touch screen apparatus executing a single-display application program, establishing an interface between the multi-display touch screen apparatus and the single-display application program, the interface comprising a virtual display and virtual sensors, obtaining sensor data from physical sensors of the multi-display touch screen apparatus, providing at least a first subset of the sensor data to the single-display application program via the virtual sensors of the interface, specifying to the single-display application program virtual display parameters which emulate single display parameters of a single-display touch screen apparatus, receiving at the virtual display of the interface a window image to be displayed from the single-display application, and displaying the window image on at least a first one of multiple displays of the multi-display touch screen apparatus.. .
Dell Products, Lp


02/04/16
20160034040 

Information processing device, information processing method, and computer program


An information processing device that detects the position of a subject shot by a camera in a three-dimensional space is provided. The information processing device includes a depth image acquiring section that acquires a depth image in which the distance of a subject in the depth direction from the camera is represented as a pixel value on an image plane, a spatial structure identifying section that identifies the position of a plane forming a predetermined angle with a gravity vector among subject surfaces by detecting a coordinate point collection representing the plane on the basis of the distribution of coordinate points obtained by inverse projection of pixels of the depth image to the three-dimensional space based on the direction of the gravity vector, and a target object extracting section that generates and outputs position information of a predetermined target object on the basis of the position of the plane..
Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.






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