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Date/App# patent app List of recent Ram-related patents
07/14/16
20160205666 
 Determining an adapted resource pattern for an access node patent thumbnailDetermining an adapted resource pattern for an access node
A method for determining an adapted resource pattern to be applied by an access node (204a), the resource pattern comprising time-frequency resource units is described. The method is performed by the access node (204a) and comprises determining (229) information indicative of a resource usage of resources of the access node (204a) reserved for at least one terminal (206) servable by the access node (204a), and receiving (244), from at least one further access node (204b), information indicative of a resource usage of resources of the at least one further access node (204b) reserved for at least one further terminal servable by the at least one further access node (204b).
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


07/14/16
20160205617 
 Carrier frequency handling in clusters patent thumbnailCarrier frequency handling in clusters
There is provided mechanisms for carrier frequency handling in a cluster based communications network. According to one aspect there is provided a method performed by a wireless device camping on or served by a cluster head device associated with a cluster head carrier frequency.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)


07/14/16
20160205593 
 Traffic steering interface between mobile network operator and wi-fi service provider patent thumbnailTraffic steering interface between mobile network operator and wi-fi service provider
The present invention addresses a method, apparatus and computer program product for providing a traffic steering interface between mobile network operator and wi-fi service provider. With the interface, access point related information from a traffic steering integration component of a wi-fi service provider network are forwarded to a traffic steering decision component of a mobile network, and traffic steering action requests from the traffic steering decision component are assigned to the traffic steering integration component..
Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy


07/14/16
20160205592 
 Steering traffic between cellular networks and wlan networks patent thumbnailSteering traffic between cellular networks and wlan networks
Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, are provided for steering traffic. In one aspect there is provided a method.
Nokia Technologies Oy


07/14/16
20160205570 
 Radio access network (ran) transport evolved packet core (epc) synergy patent thumbnailRadio access network (ran) transport evolved packet core (epc) synergy
Systems, methods, apparatuses, and computer program products for signaling support that define an open and extensible end-to-end network architecture. One method includes extracting, by an interface to a base station system, real-time and context related information from a radio access network, and transmitting the extracted real-time and context related information to an interface to a transport system..
Nokia Solutions And Networks Oy


07/14/16
20160205549 
 Method, system and device for generating, storing, using, and validating nfc tags and data patent thumbnailMethod, system and device for generating, storing, using, and validating nfc tags and data
A smart tag and methods of interacting with and authenticating interactions with the same are provided. The smart tag (308) is enabled to generate a tag authentication cryptogram (tac) and include the tac in response (s303) to a read request (s301).
Assa Abloy Ab


07/14/16
20160205516 
 Information providing apparatus and method thereof patent thumbnailInformation providing apparatus and method thereof
The present disclosure relates to an information providing apparatus and a method thereof capable of easily and effectively sharing (providing) information (for example, content, data, etc.) between a plurality of terminals, and an information providing apparatus according to the embodiments of the present disclosure may include a controller configured to execute an application program based on application program information contained in meta data, and process data contained in the meta data through the application program.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.


07/14/16
20160205450 
 Apparatus, method and computer program for enabling information to be provided to a user patent thumbnailApparatus, method and computer program for enabling information to be provided to a user
An apparatus, method and computer program wherein the apparatus comprises: processing circuitry; and memory circuitry including computer program code; the memory circuitry and the computer program code configured to, with the processing circuitry, cause the apparatus at least to perform; obtaining information from a plurality of sensor devices wherein a first type of information is obtained in notifications and a second type of information is obtained in messages; using information obtained in notifications to select which information obtained in messages is to be provided to a user; and enabling the selected information obtained in messages to be provided to a user.. .
Here Global B.v.


07/14/16
20160205445 
 System and  internet protocol television product placement data patent thumbnailSystem and internet protocol television product placement data
A system and method are disclosed for sending advertising data to an end user device. The system includes but is not limited to a processor in data communication with a computer readable medium; and a computer program embedded in the computer readable medium, the computer program including but not limited to instructions to send first password data to a first group of end user devices that have exchanged a first advertising key data in a first advertising category; and instructions to send first advertising data encoded using the first password to the first group of end user devices..
At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp


07/14/16
20160205428 
 Inserting personalized information into digital content patent thumbnailInserting personalized information into digital content
Described are methods and apparatuses, including computer program products, for personalizing media content. A server determines content data likely to be requested by users, and generates common sets of information using the content data.
Fmr Llc


07/14/16
20160205408 

Processing control device, processing control method, and processing control program


A processing control device includes: a process completion map 21 which is a map corresponding to processing units of respective sizes, and in which, when process corresponding thereto is completed, setting indicating completion of the process is performed; a dependence dissolution map 23 which is a map corresponding to the processing units of the respective sizes and in which information indicating that the dependence of each process disappears is set; a controller 10 which, when the process is completed, sets information indicating that the process is completed in an area corresponding to the process within a small size of map in the process completion map 21; and a reflecting circuit 22 which reflects the information set in the process completion map 21 in the dependence dissolution map 23.. .
Nec Corporation


07/14/16
20160205385 

Holoscope digital virtual object projector


Disclosed is a digital virtual object projector capable of projecting an auto-stereoscopic, 3d, high definition, virtual object or motion graphic upon three-dimensional space. Producing a collective, interactive, virtual platform viewable from multiple angles, the holoscope is adaptable to a variety of digital imaging applications and can support traditional imaging formats.

07/14/16
20160205382 

Method and generating a labeled image based on a three dimensional projection


A method, apparatus and computer program product are provided for generating a labeled image based on a three dimensional (3d) projection. A method is provided including receiving an input image and a 3d shape model associated with an object, generating a 3d projection based on the input image and the 3d shape model, extracting object features associated with a landmark location from the input image, estimating an object position based on the extracted features, determining a distance between a 3d shape landmark location and a true landmark location, applying a regression model based on the extracted feature and the distance between the 3d shape landmark location and the true landmark location, updating the 3d shape model landmark location of the 3d projection based on the regression, and generating a labeled image based on the updated 3d projection..
Nokia Technologies Oy


07/14/16
20160205363 

Projection device, projection device control method, projection device control apparatus, and computer program thereof


A laser light source (110) emits a light that is a laser light. A projection control unit (120) controls, on the basis of image information, the intensity distribution of a light to be projected, thereby generating an image.
Nec Corporation


07/14/16
20160205286 

Information processing apparatus, calling input portion, and computer-readable storage medium for computer program


An information processing apparatus includes an input portion for a user to enter information, the input portion including a first input portion, and a second input portion with which information being entered is hard to be seen by a person around the user as compared with the first input portion. The information processing apparatus also includes a determination portion configured to determine whether or not entry target information to be entered by the user is sensitive.
Konica Minolta, Inc.


07/14/16
20160205273 

Image processing system, image processing method, and computer program product


An image processing system includes: an information storage unit that stores therein a plurality of pieces of case information each including retouching-time reference information referred to for specifying contents of retouching and case identification information capable of identifying a case in which the retouching is performed in accordance with the contents of the retouching; an image acquiring unit that receives input of an image and acquires the image; a case selecting unit that arranges and displays a plurality of pieces of case information on a display unit based on case identification information included in each of the pieces of case information and receives selection of case information from a user; and a case applying unit that retouches the image acquired by the image acquiring unit in accordance with the contents of retouching specified by the retouching-time reference information included in the selected case information.. .

07/14/16
20160205249 

System and processing call data


A system and method for processing call data is provided. A call between a user and an agent is monitored.
Intellisist, Inc.


07/14/16
20160205243 

Customer relationship management (crm) audio on hold


Embodiments of the present invention provide a method, system and computer program product for crm audio on hold. In an embodiment of the invention, a crm audio on hold method includes identifying a caller associated with the telephone call received in a call processing gateway, selecting a record in a crm application pertinent to the caller and inserting the selected record into a variable field of a template.
Sugarcrm Inc.


07/14/16
20160205216 

Methods and sharing digital books and other digital media objects


The invention provides in some aspects a digital data system that includes a first digital data device that, in order to transfer a digital media object to a second digital data device, transfers to that second digital data device a virtual machine embodying that digital media object. Those digital data devices may be, according to aspects of the invention, any of mainframe computers, minicomputers, workstations, desktop computers, portable computers, tablet computers, smart phones, personal digital assistants, ereaders, video consoles, movie players and other dedicated digital data devices.
Redigi, Inc.


07/14/16
20160205208 

Computer-implemented method, a network device and computer program products for tracking opt-out user preferences in a global communication network


The method comprising performing, by at least one a user, at least one operation request for a service of an online system (500); tracking, by a network device (300), said operation request and detecting if it is linked to a tracking mechanism, wherein: a) if it is not linked to a tracking mechanism, said network device (300), bypasses the operation request to said online system (500) without performing any action; or if it is linked to a tracking mechanism, the network device (300), identifies whether an opt-out or an opt-in status related to the user is included in the operation request and sends or not the operation request to a tracking server (600) depending on the result of said identification.. .

07/14/16
20160205204 

Controlling services deployment in distributed computing systems based on historical use by electronic devices


A method by a control node (100) is disclosed for controlling deployment of services on computer resources within a distributed computing system (110) for use by electronic devices (120). The method includes recording information (200) that identifies characteristics of the electronic devices (120) and/or users of the electronic devices (120) that are provided which of the services.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)


07/14/16
20160205195 

Method, apparatus, computer program and computer program product for transmitting data for use in a vehicle


A method is provided for transmitting data for use in a vehicle. The method involves a user request for the transmission and reproduction of desired data from a first source by way of a mobile radio link being taken as a basis for ascertaining whether the desired data are also provided by a second source independently of the mobile radio link.
Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft


07/14/16
20160205194 

Method for detecting fraudulent frame sent over an in-vehicle network system


A fraud detection method for use in an in-vehicle network system including a plurality of electronic control units that communicate with one another via a bus in accordance with controller area network (can) protocol is provided. The method includes receiving at least one data frame sent to the bus, verifying a specific identifier in the received data frame only if the received data frame does not follow a predetermined rule regarding a transmission period and a state of a vehicle having the in-vehicle network system mounted therein is a predetermined state, detecting the received data frame as an authenticated data frame if the verification is successful, and detecting the received data frame as a fraudulent data frame if the verification fails..
Panasonic Intellectual Property Corporation Of America


07/14/16
20160205184 

Traffic coordination for communication sessions involving wireless terminals and server devices


The invention concerns a communication synchronization device (16), method, computer program and computer program product for synchronizing communication (rq, pres) as well as to a method, wireless device (58), computer program and computer program product for handling such communication. The device (16) investigates (36) the communication patterns of communications between the wireless terminal (24) and server devices (18, 20, 22) communication sessions (cs1.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


07/14/16
20160205160 

Multifusion of a stream operator in a streaming application


Embodiments of the present disclosure include a method, a system, and a computer program product for fusing a stream operator into more than one processing element within a streaming application. The method includes receiving an instruction to concurrently fuse, into a second processing element, a stream operator of interest that is fused into a first processing element.
International Business Machines Corporation


07/14/16
20160205156 

Method for the processing of a multimedia stream, corresponding device and computer program


A method is provided for processing multimedia streams between a platform for digital distribution of interactive applications and a customer terminal, connected through a communications network and communicating with each other according to a first communication protocol. The method includes the following acts implemented by an intermediate device distinct from the customer terminal: modifying a multimedia stream compliant with the first communication protocol, obtained from a multimedia stream transmitted from the platform for the digital distribution of interactive applications to the customer terminal, generating at least one modified multimedia stream compliant with at least one second communication protocol, the at least one second communication protocol being distinct from the first communication protocol, and transmitting the at least one modified multimedia stream to at least one rendering device using the at least one second communication protocol..
Orange


07/14/16
20160205132 

Methods and systems for providing comprehensive cybersecurity protection using an open application programming interface based platform solution


Methods of providing cyber-security services to a plurality of customers include providing a platform that includes a software program that is configured to run on a processor to implement a user interface that is accessible by customers. The software program includes an application programming interface that is configured to allow a platform operator and third party providers to offer computer implemented cyber-security services to the customers through the user interface.
At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp


07/14/16
20160205128 

Adaptive security indicator for wireless devices


Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, are provided for adaptive security. In one aspect there is provided a method.
Nokia Technologies Oy


07/14/16
20160205107 

System, method and computer program product for using opinions relating to trustworthiness to block or allow access


A system, method and computer program product are provided. After identifying a computer readable item, at least one opinion relating to the trustworthiness of the identified computer readable item is received, utilizing a network.
Mcafee, Inc.


07/14/16
20160205106 

Systems and methods for providing iot services


Provided is a method for subscribing to a data feed from an internet of things (“iot”) device. The method comprises obtaining, by a subscribe application program interface (“api”) of a container, a subscription request to subscribe to the data feed from a requestor, wherein the container is operable to provide one or more services to an internet of things (“iot”) device through one or more application programming interfaces (“apis”), wherein subscription request is associated with data stored in one or more domain name system (“dns”) records; determining that the subscription request is permissible based on a list of approved requestors; and providing the data feed to the requestor, wherein the requestor is another container or another iot device..
Verisign, Inc.


07/14/16
20160205104 

Relationship-based authorization


Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, related to relationship-based authorization. In general, data characterizing a request for authorization to a computer-based resource is received, and the authorization may be provided based on one or more relationships of a requesting principal.
Medox Technologies, Inc.


07/14/16
20160205088 

Transferring web-application prerequisite files while authentication interface occludes web-application interface


A web browser sends to a web-application server a request to access a web application. The web server transmits to the web browser a parent document with an inline frame (iframe) containing a uniform resource locator (url) to an authentication location.
Vmware, Inc.


07/14/16
20160205079 

User authentication encryption and decryption


A system configured to authenticate a user for encryption or decryption includes a user authentication apparatus, a computer-readable medium operable to communicate with the user authentication apparatus, and an encryption and decryption computer communicating with the user authentication apparatus. The computer-readable medium may store user identifying information and encryption and decryption data.
Maz Encryption Technologies Llc


07/14/16
20160205052 

Correlating contact type with appropriate communications to eliminate inadvertent communications


A method, computer system, and computer program product for preventing a sender from sending an electronic communication to an unintended recipient through a device. Prior to sending an electronic communication to at least one recipient, extracting data from the electronic communication; for each recipient of the electronic communication, searching for and extracting data from previously sent electronic communications between the sender and the recipient, and determining a communication profile associated with the recipient from the data extracted from the previously sent electronic communications; comparing the extracted data of the electronic communication to the determined communication profile of the recipients; and if the extracted data of the electronic communication does not fit the communication profile of at least one recipient; sending, an intercept prompt to the sender regarding a mismatch of at least one of the recipients with the electronic communication..
International Business Machines Corporation


07/14/16
20160205044 

Methods and systems for managing distributed media access control address tables


Methods, systems, and computer programs are presented for switching a network packet. One method includes operations for receiving a packet having a media access control (mac) address, and for switching the packet by a first packet switching device (psd) when the mac address is present in a first memory.
Pluribus Networks, Inc.


07/14/16
20160205029 

Procedures, apparatuses, systems, and computer program products for adaptive tunnel bandwidth by using software defined networking


A procedure for managing network traffic, and a system that operates in accordance with the procedure. Performance monitoring data is received from multiple network elements that define one or more paths along a network tunnel.
Coriant Operations


07/14/16
20160205015 

Software defined network and a communication network comprising the same


There is disclosed methods, apparatus, and computer programs relating to a software defined network (sdn) for use in a communication network. The sdn acts as an entity in a first service chain of entities through which a data flow is routable by another sdn in the communication network.
Openwave Mobility Inc.


07/14/16
20160204994 

Method, computer program and providing a service relating to a consumer package


According to one aspect of the invention, there is provided a method including at least: receiving a registration of a user to a package media service; assigning a user identifier to the user; receiving a first unique identifier of a consumer package; associating the first unique identifier with the user identifier; associating an action with the combination of the user identifier and the first unique identifier of the consumer package; and initiating the action to the user by the package media service via the data communication network, when the package media service subsequently receives the first unique identifier of the consumer package via the data communication network.. .
Solver Palvelut Oy


07/14/16
20160204975 

Event and alert analysis in a distributed processing system


Methods, apparatuses, and computer program products for event and alert analysis are provided. Embodiments include a local event analyzer embedded in an alert analyzer receiving events from an event queue.
International Business Machines Corporation


07/14/16
20160204943 

Computer program and biometrically secured, transparent encryption and decryption


A computer program for enabling secured, transparent encryption and decryption provides a user interface that allows a user to drag and drop files into and out of a secure repository and automatically encrypts files transferred into the repository and automatically decrypts files transferred out of the repository. The user can transfer file folders into the repository, wherein the program encrypts all of the files within the folder and retains the original file/folder structure, such that individual files can be moved within the repository, moved out of the repository, and opened or executed directly from the repository.
Ceelox Patents, Llc


07/14/16
20160204923 

Dynamically allocating compute nodes among cloud groups based on priority and policies


A method, system and computer program product for allocating compute nodes among cloud groups. Policies are created for cloud groups for specifying conditions when a compute node will need to be borrowed by a cloud group as well as when the borrowed compute node is to be returned.
International Business Machines Corporation


07/14/16
20160204893 

Transport functions virtualization for wavelength division multiplexing (wdm)-based optical networks


A method for virtualizing an optical network, comprising: abstracting optical resource information corresponding to resources within the optical network, constructing a plurality of candidate paths for one or more optical reachability graph (org) node pairs, determining whether the candidate paths are optical reachable paths, and creating an org link between each org node pair when at least one optical reachable path exists for the org node pair, wherein linking the org node pairs creates an org. In another embodiment, a computer program product comprising executable instructions when executed by a processor causes a node to perform the following: determine an optical network's optical-electrical-optical (oeo) conversion capability, partition a plurality of service sites into one or more electrical reachability graph (erg) nodes, determine a grooming capability for each erg node, and construct a plurality of electrical-layer reach paths between the erg nodes to form an erg..
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.


07/14/16
20160204844 

Methods and devices for determining link adaptation parameters


The teachings relate to a method 100 performed in a network node 2 for determining a link adaptation parameter, sinrla,i, for a wireless device 3. The network node 2 supporting a multi-antenna transmission mode comprising spatial multiplexing layers for transmission of data on a channel between the wireless device 3 and the network node 2.
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


07/14/16
20160204813 

Radio receiver circuit, communication apparatus, and adaptation method


A receiver circuit comprising a transformer arrangement comprising a transformer structure, multiple and distributed receiver units arranged to be connected to one and same antenna via the transformer arrangement and arranged to operate on the same frequency and bandwidth as each other, wherein the transformer arrangement is arranged to input the antenna signal and to output signals at different output ports for the respective receiver unit, and a combiner circuit arranged to combine outputs of the multiple receiver units such that the combiner circuit outputs a combined signal, and corresponding communication apparatus, method and computer program are disclosed.. .
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson (publ)


07/14/16
20160204799 

Hierarchical data compression and computation


According to embodiments of the present invention, machines, systems, methods and computer program products for hierarchical compression of data are presented comprising creating a compression hierarchy of compression nodes, wherein each compression node is associated with a compression operation to produce compressed data. An output of any of the compression nodes may be compressed by another compression node or the same compression node.
International Business Machines Corporation


07/14/16
20160204798 

Hierarchical data compression and computation


According to embodiments of the present invention, machines, systems, methods and computer program products for hierarchical compression of data are presented comprising creating a compression hierarchy of compression nodes, wherein each compression node is associated with a compression operation to produce compressed data. An output of any of the compression nodes may be compressed by another compression node or the same compression node.
International Business Machines Corporation


07/14/16
20160204797 

Hierarchical data compression and computation


According to embodiments of the present invention, machines, systems, methods and computer program products for hierarchical compression of data are presented comprising creating a compression hierarchy of compression nodes, wherein each compression node is associated with a compression operation to produce compressed data. An output of any of the compression nodes may be compressed by another compression node or the same compression node.
International Business Machines Corporation


07/14/16
20160204609 

Systems and methods for volt-ampere reactive control and optimization


A method, apparatus, system and computer program is provided for optimizing and controlling volt-amperes reactive on an electrical control system. System-level and local-level measurements are determined and analyzed to prioritize and optimize which var adjusters are adjusted..
Dominion Resources, Inc.


07/14/16
20160203865 

Apparatus and method to optimize stt-mram size and write error rate


Described is an apparatus comprising: a first select-line; a second select-line; a bit-line; a first bit-cell including a resistive memory element and a transistor, the first bit-cell coupled to the first select-line and the bit-line; a buffer with an input coupled to the first select-line and an output coupled to the second select-line; and a second bit-cell including a resistive memory element and a transistor, the second bit-cell coupled to the second select-line and the bit-line. Described is a magnetic random access memory (mram) comprising: a plurality of rows, each row including: a plurality of bit-cells, each bit-cell having an mtj device coupled to a transistor; and a plurality of buffers, each of which to buffer a select-line signal for a group of bit-cells among the plurality of bit-cells; and a plurality of bit-lines, each row sharing a single bit-line among the plurality of bit-cells in that row..
Intel Corporation


07/14/16
20160203863 

Resistive random-access memory and controlling resistive random-access memory


A resistive random access memory (reram) and a method for controlling the reram are proposed. The method detects a temperature of the reram and set a reference resistance of a sense amplifier of the reram according to the temperature.
Industrial Technology Research Institute


07/14/16
20160203857 

Tunable negative bitline write assist and boost attenuation circuit


An apparatus and method are provided for implementing write assist with boost attenuation for static random access memory (sram) arrays. The apparatus includes a memory array comprising a plurality of sram cells.
International Business Machines Corporation


07/14/16
20160203821 

System and generating challenge utterances for speaker verification


Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable storage media relating to speaker verification. In one aspect, a system receives a first user identity from a second user, and, based on the identity, accesses voice characteristics.
At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp


07/14/16
20160203743 

Game coaching method and apparatus


A method of coaching a basketball game pregame or during the game halftime using a diagramming tool to facilitate learning and retention of game ideas with respect to plays and strategies. By holding the basketball diagramming tool against a writing surface, a person coaching a group of persons may produce one or more drawn full or half court images, which may be then be used to demonstrate plays, play adjustments and game strategies..

07/14/16
20160203627 

Computed volume sonography


The present disclosure is directed to systems and methods which avow for ultrasound parameter estimation to occur at specific advantageous sets of points in a two- or three-dimensional field of view within re-configurable, massively parallel, programmable architectures that can accommodate the input/output streaming, data movement or storage, and computation requirements. In one embodiment, a power efficient system is used for processing the data thereby increasing the ability of the system to be used for hand carried or mobile ultrasound applications.
Fujifilm Sonosite, Inc.


07/14/16
20160203616 

Methods for reifying images to convey non-textual information to viewers


An interactive computer program is provided for augmenting an image to include reified emotion information. The program implements the steps of: displaying an unreified image; prompting a user to identify an emotion associated with the image; prompting the user to select a color corresponding to the identified emotion; prompting the user to select a location within the image for applying the selected color; applying the selected color to the selected location within the image; and displaying the reified image..

07/14/16
20160203600 

Methods and systems for determining breast density


Various embodiments are described herein for methods, devices and systems that can be used to determine a breast density value from an input image of patient's breast. In one example embodiment, the breast density value is calculated by receiving an input image corresponding to the digital mammogram, removing metadata information from the input image to generate an intermediate image, generating a region of interest (roi) image based on the intermediate image, extracting values for predictor variables based on the metadata information, the intermediate image and the roi image, and calculating breast density based on the values of the predictor variables.
Densitas Incorporated


07/14/16
20160203579 

System and processing images into sub-image portions for output to a plurality of displays such as a network video wall


A system is disclosed for improving the flexibility and performance of video walls including a method for using a primary gpu for initial rendering to a gpu frame buffer, copying of this frame buffer to system memory for processing into multiple sub-frames then outputting the sub-frames via multiple secondary graphics controllers. This system enables the video wall server to leverage performance advantages afforded by gpu acceleration and maintaining performance while providing full flexibility of the cpu and system memory to apply the required transformations to the sub-images as well as flexibility in the selection of secondary graphics controllers (including network graphics approaches where the graphics controller is connected over a network) for outputting the multiple sub-images to a plurality of displays.
Userful Corporation


07/14/16
20160203573 

System and retrieving and displaying a patent family


The invention is a system and method for retrieving and displaying a patent family. The system may be an electronic device, the electronic device comprising a user interface, a database, means for displaying graphical output, and a storage medium containing a database and one or one software modules for retrieving records from the database.

07/14/16
20160203561 

Modularly configurable visual representation of policy coverage


A system, a method, and a computer program product for generating a visual representation of an insurance policy coverage are disclosed. At least one visual representation of an object for which an insurance coverage is desired is generated.
Esurance Insurance Services, Inc.


07/14/16
20160203537 

Integrated system of goods or services


An integrated system of goods or services includes a carrier; a near-field communication chip having an identification code; a cloud platform having an authentication data and a goods or services data, the authentication data and the identification code having a correspondence, the goods or services data and the authentication data having a relationship; and a mobile application program product installed a mobile device having a near-field communication sensing module. When the carrier, the near-field communication chip and the mobile device are within an operating area range, the identification code sensed by the near-field communication sensing module is wirelessly transmitted to the cloud platform through the mobile device.

07/14/16
20160203524 

Apparatus for managing customer information, managing customer information, system for managing customer information and non-transitory computer readable storage medium having a computer program recorded thereon


Provided are an apparatus for managing customer information, a method for managing customer information, a system for managing customer information, and a non-transitory computer readable storage medium having a computer program recorded thereon. That is, customer identification information may be transmitted to a customer managing apparatus through a customer identification information receiving apparatus positioned in the store.
Sk Planet Co., Ltd.


07/14/16
20160203468 

Method for authenticating transactions


The present invention generally relates to systems and methods for authenticating transactions through a simplex communication. To allow trusting the transaction with a payment by an image code such qr code, the invention proposes means to authenticate said transaction.
Gemalto Sa


07/14/16
20160203411 

Clustering query refinements by inferred user intent


Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for clustering query refinements. One method includes building a representation of a graph for a first query, wherein the graph has a node for the first query, a node for each of a plurality of refinements for the first query, and a node for each document in the document sets of the refinements, and wherein the graph has edges from the first query node to each of the refinement nodes, edges from the first query to each document in the respective document set of the first query, edges from each refinement to each document in the respective document set of the refinement, and edges from each refinement to each co-occurring query of the refinement.
Google Inc.


07/14/16
20160203366 

Device for determining principal facial image in photographic image, and method and program for controlling same


Disclosed are a device for determining a principal facial image in a captured image capable of determining a person participating in a specific event as a principal person among multiple captured images, a control method and a control program therefor, and a recording medium storing the control program. Multiple captured image p1 and the like are grouped by event, and a captured image group g1 and the like are obtained.
Fujifilm Corporation


07/14/16
20160203352 

Using scanable codes to obtain a service


Disclosed are methods, systems and computer program products for surveying a user using a scanable information encoded graphic image, such as a bar code or a quick response (qr) code, near field communication (nfc) code/tag, radio frequency identification (rfid) code/tag. In one embodiment, a mobile communication device such as a smartphone, tablet computer or other mobile computer is adapted to include a scan client module for scanning and communicating scan-triggered service code in-formation to a scan-triggered application server.
Flashback Survey, Inc.


07/14/16
20160203344 

Electronic device protected against tampering


An electronic device comprises a microprocessor having a data input; a data output and a control input as well as at least one memory unit, especially a memory unit formed by means of a persistent memory component. The microprocessor includes at least two operating modes selectively activatable via the control input and is adapted to execute in a first operating mode at least one predetermined control program, in order to process digital data incoming via the data input and/or in order to output digital data on the data output, and in a second operating mode to be reprogrammable, in such a manner that at least one value of a parameter, which influences execution of the at least one process flow program by the microprocessor, is changeable.
Endress+hauser Flowtec Ag


07/14/16
20160203326 

Securing data gathering devices of a personal computing device while performing sensitive data gathering activities to prevent the misappropriation of personal user data gathered therewith


A functional library can secure data gathering devices of a personal computing device on behalf of a secure application program to provide a more secure computing session during which sensitive data gathering activities are performed using any of those data gathering devices. The functional library, when incorporated within a personal computing device, creates a secure personal computing device on which to execute application programs such as mobile banking applications.
Snoopwall, Llc


07/14/16
20160203317 

Method and system for monitoring calls to an application program interface (api) function


A method and device for monitoring calls to an application program interface (api) function includes monitoring for a memory permission violation of a computing device caused by the api function call. If a memory permission violation occurs, control of the computing device is transferred to a virtual machine monitor to intervene prior to execution of the api function.
Intel Corporation


07/14/16
20160203313 

Method and modifying a computer program in a trusted manner


A computer system having a system memory and being arranged to permit a target program (90) installed on the system to be modified in a trusted manner. The system comprises a white-list management agent, wma, module (10) for receiving, at a notification receiver (12), a notification that the target program (90) which is loaded into the system memory of the computer system has performed an update operation on the target program resulting in the generation and storage of a modified version of the target program on a storage device associated with the computer system.
British Telecommunications Public Limited Company


07/14/16
20160203312 

Methods, systems, and computer program products for recovering a password using user-selected third party authorization


A password recovery technique for access to a system includes receiving a request from a first party to recover the first party's password to access the system, receiving a selection of a second party from the first party, sending a message to the second party requesting that the second party authorize the request to recover the first party's password, receiving authorization from the second party for the request to recover the first party's password, and resetting the first party's password responsive to receiving authorization from the second party.. .
At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp


07/14/16
20160203294 

Method of enhanced distribution of pharmaceuticals in long-term care facilities


Methods of enhanced distribution of pharmaceuticals in long-term care facilities are provided. An embodiment of a method includes positioning two or more pharmaceutical storage and electronic dispensing machines each positioned in a different long-term care facility remote from a long-term care facility pharmacy group management server and in communication therewith, and long-term care facility pharmacy management computer programs associated with the long-term care facility pharmacy group management server to enhance use of the one or more of pharmaceutical storage and electronic dispensing machines.
Tech Pharmacy Services, Llc


07/14/16
20160203293 

System of enhanced distribution of pharmaceuticals in long-term care facilities


A system of enhanced distribution of pharmaceuticals in long-term care facilities are provided. An embodiment of a system includes one or more pharmaceutical storage and electronic dispensing machines each positioned in a long-term care facility remote from a long-term care facility pharmacy group management server and in communication therewith, and long-term care facility pharmacy management computer programs associated with the long-term care facility pharmacy group management server to enhance use of the one or more of pharmaceutical storage and electronic dispensing machines.
Tech Pharmacy Services, Llc


07/14/16
20160203264 

Systems, methods, and computer program products for processing medical images to address privacy concerns


Methods, systems, and computer program products for redacting sensitive or identifying information burned into a medical image. The medical image is received and identification data is read from the medical image.
Intelemage, Llc


07/14/16
20160203239 

Method and analysis for holistic casing design for planning and real-time


The disclosed embodiments include a method, apparatus, and computer program product for determining a suitable casing design for a well. For example, one disclosed embodiment includes a system that includes at least one processor and at least one memory coupled to the at least one processor and storing instructions that when executed by the at least one processor performs operations for receiving historical data associated with previously drilled wells; in response to a determination that the historical data associated with previously drilled well is relevant to the well, generating a first set of casing designs using a probabilistic approach and generating a second set of casing designs using a combination approach that combines the probabilistic approach with a deterministic approach; and selecting a suitable casing design from a resulting set of casing designs..
Landmark Graphics Corporation


07/14/16
20160203237 

Modifying structured search queries on online social networks


In one embodiment, a method includes receiving, from a client system of a first user of an online social network, a first structured query comprising a natural-language string generated by a grammar model and references to one or more objects associated with the online social network, generating one or more query modifications for the first structured query, each query modification comprising references to one or more modifying objects associated with the online social network, and sending, to the client system of the first user, one or more of the query modifications as suggested modifications to the first structured query for display to the first user, each query modification being selectable by the first user to modify the natural-language string of the first structured query to further comprise references to the one or more of the modifying objects referenced in the selected query modification.. .
Facebook, Inc.


07/14/16
20160203221 

System and an application agnostic user search engine


The system relates to a system and apparatus for an application agnostic user search engine. The system searches and retrieves users that best match a query of specified criteria.
Lithium Technologies, Inc.


07/14/16
20160203212 

System, method and computer program product for determining preferences of an entity


A system, method and computer program product are provided. In use, at least one preference associated with at least one first entity is identified.
Mcafee, Inc.


07/14/16
20160203207 

Electronic apparatus and classifying method


A classifying method adapted to an electronic apparatus is disclosed. The classifying method includes following steps: according to frequency counts of executing plural application programs in the electronic apparatus, correspondingly creating plural data folders in at least one storage device; and classifying data in the at least one storage device into at least one of the data folders according to contents of the data..
Htc Corporation


07/14/16
20160203178 

Image search result navigation with ontology tree


Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, implementing and using techniques for navigating image search results. In response to conducting an image search based on a search query received from a user, an ontology tree is formed for each image returned as image search results.
International Business Machines Corporation


07/14/16
20160203177 

Answering requests related to places of interest


Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for performing providing responses to requests are disclosed. The methods, systems, and apparatus include actions of receiving, by a dialog system, a request that is entered by a user into a user device and determining, by the dialog system, that the request is classified as a place-triggering request.
Google, Inc.


07/14/16
20160203160 

System, method and computer program product for a self-describing tape that maintains metadata of a non-tape file system


Embodiments described herein provide systems and methods for a self-describing tape that allow files stored on a tape according to a tape file system to be presented in a similar manner (e.g., to an operating system, to a network file system interface) by different instances of a second type of file system (e.g., a non-tape file system). This can include, for example, allowing a file system of the second type to consistently present files over a network file system interface as being available at the same directory path location, according to the same permissions..
Kip Cr P1 Lp


07/14/16
20160203130 

Method and system for identifying and evaluating semantic patterns in written language


The invention relates to a method and a computer program, as well as digital storage holding such, for identifying similar relationship patterns, concepts, or systemic units, described using any of a multitude of terminologies and vocabularies, across different knowledge domains in order to perform information searching. Using a simple web based interface and a language they understand, researchers can explore unfamiliar scientific domains to identify patterns and conceptual analogies that inspire radical breakthroughs..
Unsilo A/s


07/14/16
20160203100 

Implementing health check for optical cable attached pcie enclosure


A method, system and computer program product are provided for implementing health check for optical cable attached peripheral component interconnect express (pcie) enclosures in a computer system. System firmware is provided for implementing health check functions.
International Business Machines Corporation


07/14/16
20160203088 

Position dependent code in virtual machine functions


Methods, systems, and computer program products for executing a protected function are provided. A computer-implemented method may include storing a first virtual machine function instruction as the last instruction on the first trampoline page that is executable to configure access privileges according to a trampoline view, storing a page table setup instruction on the second trampoline page, and storing a second virtual machine function instruction as a last instruction on the second trampoline page that is executable to configure access privileges according to a protected view..
Red Hat Israel, Ltd.


07/14/16
20160203077 

Verification of management of real storage via multi-threaded thrashers in multiple address spaces


A method, system, and computer program product to verify management of real storage via multi-threaded thrashers in multiple address spaces are described. The method includes dynamically scaling a number of units of work and a number of address spaces based on a number of available processors and dynamically scaling an amount and page size of storage pages representing virtual storage accessed by each of the number of units of work based on a total available memory.
International Business Machines Corporation


07/14/16
20160203072 

Comparative program execution through control of two or more debug sessions to automatically determine execution differences


According to embodiments of the present invention, machines, systems, methods and computer program products for controlling two or more remote sessions are provided. Two or more remote sessions are synchronized to control each session using a common interface.
International Business Machines Corporation


07/14/16
20160203062 

Priority based failover for databases


Embodiments of the present invention provide methods, systems, and computer program products for prioritizing database failover. In one embodiment, an order in which to failover databases is determined based on a priority order of databases and the time at which the failover process occurs, which can be used to help reduce possible down time users can experience while waiting for the database most important to them to be failed over..
International Business Machines Corporation


07/14/16
20160203051 

Priority based failover for databases


Embodiments of the present invention provide methods, systems, and computer program products for prioritizing database failover. In one embodiment, an order in which to failover databases is determined based on a priority order of databases and the time at which the failover process occurs, which can be used to help reduce possible down time users can experience while waiting for the database most important to them to be failed over..
International Business Machines Corporation


07/14/16
20160203037 

Second failure data capture in co-operating multi-image systems


A computer system and computer program captures diagnostic trace information in a computer system having a plurality of software images. Information is received that is associated with a first failure in a first one of the plurality of software images.
International Business Machines Corporation


07/14/16
20160203025 

Methods and systems to identify and migrate threads among system nodes based on system performance metrics


Methods and systems to identify computer system nodes to which a computer program thread is to be migrated. An example method disclosed herein includes storing data records containing node identifying information collected from a plurality of sampled memory operations executed by a plurality of computer program threads including a first computer program thread.
Intel Corporation


07/14/16
20160203018 

Re-launching contextually related application sets


Embodiments of the present invention provide methods, systems, and computer program products for re-launching contextually related application sets. In one embodiment, applications which are contextually-related are saved to a profile, along with the state of each application and data associated with each application.
International Business Machines Corporation


07/14/16
20160202972 

System and checking open source usage


A method, system and computer program product, the method comprising: receiving a characteristic of a source code entity to be checked; comparing the characteristic of the source code entity to be checked to characteristics stored in a repository; and subject to determining with at least a first probability that the characteristic of the source code entity to be checked is found in the repository, providing an indication of an open source library associated with the characteristic, wherein the source code entity to be checked is not received with the characteristic.. .
Whitesource Ltd.


07/14/16
20160202970 

Maintenance toolkit for the implementation of computer programs


A maintenance toolkit for the implementation of computer programs is envisaged. The toolkit receives computer programs containing a plurality of modules.
Tata Consultancy Services Limited


07/14/16
20160202965 

Method for updating an application program on a wireless terminal in a controlled manner


A method for updating an application program on a wireless terminal in a controlled manner is disclosed. When, a server receives an inquiry from a wireless terminal for updating an application program, the server determines whether there is an updated program available for updating the application program based on information included in the inquiry from the wireless terminal.
Cellco Partnership D/b/a Verizon Wireless


07/14/16
20160202959 

Facilitating workflow application development


A system has a domain expert component library stored on a computer readable storage device, the component library containing connectable components that create a mobile workflow based application; a domain expert user interface coupled to the domain expert component library to facilitate assembly of components in a workflow sequence; and a developer user interface coupled to: receive an intermediate representation of a workflow application based on the workflow sequence, and provide a software programming language environment to perform data manipulation changes to the intermediate representation to create the mobile workflow based application.. .
Hand Held Products, Inc.


07/14/16
20160202955 

Grace˜ operator for changing order and scope of implicit parameters


Implicit parameters and implicit arguments are useful in many programming paradigms including functional and logic programming. Implicit parameter declaration order is inferred from the subroutine parameter usage order in the subroutine body.
Logics Research Centre Sia


07/14/16
20160202915 

System, method and computer program product for using opinions relating to trustworthiness to block or allow access


A system, method and computer program product are provided. After identifying a computer readable item, at least one opinion relating to the trustworthiness of the identified computer readable item is received, utilizing a network.
Mcafee, Inc.


07/14/16
20160202880 

Method for starting application program, terminal and non-transitory computer readable storage medium


Embodiments of the present disclosure disclose a method for starting an application program, a terminal and a non-transitory computer readable storage medium, relating to the field of communications, for providing a method capable of quickly starting an application program without starting each functional module of the terminal. In the embodiments of the present disclosure, after a minimum system of the terminal is started, a preset quick start interface is loaded through a display module of the minimum system, wherein the quick start interface at least comprises a plurality of virtual hotkeys for identifying application programs to be started; according to an operation on a virtual hotkey corresponding to starting of an application program, a virtual system executes an operation of starting the application program, wherein the virtual system and a host system of the terminal share physical resources of the terminal..
Hisense International Co.,ltd.


07/14/16
20160202858 

Generating visualizations of facet values for facets defined over a collection of objects


Provided are a computer program product, system, and method for generating visualizations of facet values for facets defined over a collection of objects. The objects are processed to determine facet values for the objects for a specified facet.
International Business Machines Corporation


07/14/16
20160202687 

Numerical controller configured to perform teaching operation with mechanism sections switched


A numerical controller extracts control object axis from an axis control program to be taught. On the other hand, history information on an axis movement caused by an operator's manual operation is recorded, and an axis (teaching object axis) to be taught by the operator is estimated from the recorded history information.
Fanuc Corporation


07/14/16
20160202678 

Human presence detection commissioning techniques


Techniques are disclosed for detecting stationary presence using ir sensor array. A number of ir images may be captured.
Osram Sylvania Inc.


07/14/16
20160202651 

Insertion device, image forming system, image forming device, method executed by image forming device, and control program to control image forming device


An insertion device which inserts a second recording medium into a conveyance path to convey a plurality of first recording media fed from a feeding device includes: a loading unit in which the second recording medium is loaded; a separating unit which separates the second recording medium, which is loaded in the loading unit; a detection unit which detects time of separation of the second recording medium performed by the separating unit; a calculation unit which calculates first feed timing to feed a following first recording medium, which is conveyed in the conveyance path after the second recording medium, to the conveyance path; a notification unit which notifies the first feed timing to the feeding device; and an inserting unit which conveys the second recording medium separated by the separating unit to a converging point in the conveyance path and to insert the second recording medium into the conveyance path.. .
Konica Minolta, Inc.


07/14/16
20160202499 

System, for measuring pupillary distances


A measuring system that embodies a method and a calibration frame for use in measuring pupillary distances is provided. The calibration frame provides true measurements as well as known measurements over a vertical plane co-planar between at least two identified points.

07/14/16
20160202337 

Improved ecg-based triggering for magnetic resonance imaging


A method of imaging, by means of magnetic resonance, at least a portion of a human or animal subject of interest (20) positioned in a static magnetic field, the method comprising: —taking measurements of electrocardiogram data; —generate vector cardiogram data from the electrocardiogram data; —determining at least one parameter of an acquisition period of acquiring magnetic resonance signals from the vector cardiogram data in order to synchronize measurement of magnetic resonance signals to a cyclic movement of the heart of the subject of interest (20); wherein the at least one parameter of the acquisition period is determined from an actual value of a discriminating function and a predetermined reference function, wherein for determining the at least one parameter of the acquisition period, a step of adapting at least one of the discriminating function and the predetermined reference function is executed, dependent on a breathing status of the human or animal subject of interest (20); and—a magnetic resonance imaging system (10) for acquisition of images of at least a portion of a human or animal subject of interest (20), synchronized to a cyclic movement of the heart of the subject of interest (20), comprising: —a control unit (28) for controlling functions of the magnetic resonance imaging system (10); —an image processing unit (34) provided for processing acquired magnetic resonance signals; —an electrocardiogram device (36) for taking measurements of electrocardiogram data of the heart of the subject of interest (20); —a synchronization unit (40) coupled to the electrocardiogram device (36) and configured for determining at least one parameter of an acquisition period from the vector cardiogram data, wherein the synchronization unit (40) is configured to provide trigger signals (60) indicative of the determined at least one parameter of the acquisition period to the control unit (28); and wherein the synchronization unit (40) is configured to adapt at least one of the discriminating function and the predetermined reference function, dependent on a breathing status of the human or animal subject of interest (20).. .
Koninklijke Philips N.v.


07/14/16
20160202316 

Selectable jtag or trace access with data store and output


An address and command port interface selectively enables jtag tap domain operations and trace domain operations within an ic. The port carries tms and tdi input and tdo output on a single pin and receives a clock signal on a separate pin.
Texas Instruments Incorporated


07/14/16
20160202233 

Recyclate verification


A composition for recyclate verification is produced by adding a predetermined quantity of one or more verification compounds to a base resin. Each of the verification compounds is thermally stable over a range of temperatures that includes the maximum processing temperature of the base resin but is less than the degradation temperature of the base resin.
International Business Machines Corporation


07/14/16
20160202211 

Hybrid ion mobility spectrometer


Disclosed herein are system, apparatus, article of manufacture, method and/or computer program product embodiments for identifying material. An embodiment includes ionizing, in gas phase, a target substance; creating, in gas phase, a pulse of ionized material from the ionized target substance; injecting the pulse of ionized material into a condensed phase drift medium; and identifying, by at least one processor, the target substance using the pulse of ionized material in the condensed phase drift medium..
Washington State University


07/14/16
20160202185 

Sub-diffraction limit image resolution in three dimensions


The present invention generally relates to sub-diffraction limit image resolution and other imaging techniques, including imaging in three dimensions. In one aspect, the invention is directed to determining and/or imaging light from two or more entities separated by a distance less than the diffraction limit of the incident light.
President And Fellows Of Harvard College


07/14/16
20160202171 

Analysis supporting classification


The invention relates to an analysis method for supporting classification, a determination method for determining analysis parameters ys, ei, ii, σi for the analysis method, a computer program product, and an optical analysis system for supporting classification, with which system analysis parameters ys, ei, ii, σi can be defined on the basis of first and second calibration data. The parameters provide classification support according to the discriminant analysis and on the basis of measured values pi of optical characteristics i, in particular of organic dispersions, and the information content thereof for classification, in particular the diagnosis of disease; and permit a classification proposal or a diagnosis proposal in comparison with a threshold ys..
Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Products Gmbh


07/14/16
20160202170 

Blood analyzer, blood analysis method, and computer program product


A blood analyzer, a blood analysis method, and a computer program that can distinguishably detect abnormal lymphocytes from blasts and atypical lymphocytes are provided. A blood analyzer includes a sample preparation portion configured to prepare first and second measurement samples.
Sysmex Corporation






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