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 Wireless proximity password pairing of user-interface devices patent thumbnailWireless proximity password pairing of user-interface devices
To establish a connection between electronic devices some embodiments include a system, method, and/or computer program product for password pairing user-interface devices in wireless proximity. A first electronic device (e.g., a keyboard) transmits an advertising packet, and receives a password, where the password has been generated by a second electronic device (e.g., a smartphone) and the password enables pairing between the first electronic device and the second electronic device.
Apple Inc.


 Distributing content using a smartphone patent thumbnailDistributing content using a smartphone
A method of distributing content using a smartphone (110) includes capturing an image of a machine-readable (102) code with the smartphone. The machine-readable code (102) is decoded to extract information which is transmitted from the smartphone (110) to a server computer (130).
Eastman Kodak Company


 Small-capacity ims core system patent thumbnailSmall-capacity ims core system
A small-capacity ims core is a system that provides support so that a group customer using an ims service can manage a pots system and an internet telephone system in parallel and can manage a non-ims terminal. This system includes a main control unit (mcu) configured to provide only functions that belong to the functions of an mcu ims structure and that are required for a group customer, a line interface unit (liu) configured to be used to extend physical ports of the mcu and a pots, a sip gateway configured to convert a standard sip message into an ims message, and an fmc controller configured to provide support in order to enable a wireless terminal, such as a wireless ims terminal/smartphone, to be used in a mobile environment.
Core Tree Co., Ltd.


 Power generation via proximity sensor and wireless internet patent thumbnailPower generation via proximity sensor and wireless internet
Advantage should be taken for all the efforts by the major tech superpowers in supplying internet to the most secluded places on earth, and the current trend that almost everyone has a smartphone—to produce a collective and almost effortless way of harnessing energy and supplying electricity to all. This can be achieved by utilising the technology of proximity sensor by monitoring movement and close-proximity detection as energy provider.

 Method and system for transaction verification patent thumbnailMethod and system for transaction verification
Methods and systems allow for the verification of transactions, such as purchases, by location verification of the purchaser, for example, by obtaining the location of a device, such a mobile device, for example, a smartphone, of the purchaser.. .

 Apparatus and  transmitting traffic-related data in road traffic patent thumbnailApparatus and transmitting traffic-related data in road traffic
An apparatus and a method for transmitting traffic-related data in road traffic include transmitting the traffic-related data in the form of dynamically generated qr codes from a transmission or display device to a mobile unit hosted by at least one vehicle, and wherein the mobile unit hosted by the vehicle is designed likewise to transmit dynamically generated qr codes. The mobile unit may include an organic light emitting diode (oled) display, or a smartphone, tablet, or similar device positioned for visibility through a vehicle window..
Ford Global Technologies, Llc


 Testing  a smart wristband and testing system thereof patent thumbnailTesting a smart wristband and testing system thereof
A testing method for a smart wristband and a testing system thereof are provided. The bluetooth function of the smart wristband is put into a sleep state through presetting of the system software before the test, and the testing method comprises the following steps of: carrying out electrical connection operations on the smart wristband under test during the test so that the bluetooth function of the smart wristband is activated; completing pairing between the smart wristband and the testing apparatus, and synchronously displaying a corresponding function of the smart wristband on a screen of the testing apparatus so as to be tested, wherein the testing apparatus is a smartphone, and the testing of the corresponding function includes at least one of bluetooth power testing, writing of the mainboard serial number, charging testing and motor vibration controlling..
Huizhou Tcl Mobile Communication Co., Ltd.


 Electronic filter detection feature for liquid filtration systems patent thumbnailElectronic filter detection feature for liquid filtration systems
A filter monitor system (“fms”) module is installed on the engine/vehicle and is connected to the filter systems, sensors and devices to monitor various performance parameters. The module also connects to the engine control module (“ecm”) and draws parameters from the ecm.
Cummins Filtration Ip, Inc.


 Methods and systems for providing alerts to a driver of a vehicle via condition detection and wireless communications patent thumbnailMethods and systems for providing alerts to a driver of a vehicle via condition detection and wireless communications
Methods and system for alerting a vehicle driver via wireless communications. One or more conditions with respect to a vehicle are monitored.

 Method to provide dynamic customized sports instruction responsive to motion of a mobile device patent thumbnailMethod to provide dynamic customized sports instruction responsive to motion of a mobile device
A family of sports teaching applications that delivers customized lessons driven by the analysis of user body motions where data is captured via the accelerometer and gyroscope in a mobile device, such as a smartphone is provided. Each specific application is designed with motion data models that define proper form for athletes in club sports such as, but not limited to, golf, baseball hitting, hockey, polo, and racquet sports such as, but not limited to, table tennis, squash, badminton and throwing sports like baseball pitching, football, discus, javelin, and shot put, and other sports such as skiing and running.
Aquimo, Llc


Ketone measurement system capable of detecting and notifying a user of proper insertion of detachable components


Systems and related methods are provided for measuring a ketone in the fluid of a patient or other user. The systems include a portable measurement device for analyzing a plurality of fluid samples and for generating a corresponding plurality of ketone measurement results.
Invoy Technologies, Llc


Methods and systems for invoking functions based on whether a partial print or an entire print is detected


Systems and methods are described herein for expanding the functionality of a print scanner. The scanner may be programmed to invoke a different function if only a portion of a print is detected rather than a full print.
Rovi Guides, Inc.


Imaging device and time-lapse imaging method


The present invention provides an imaging device and a time-lapse imaging method capable of simply realizing time-lapse imaging using a pan and tilt mechanism. In a preferred aspect of the present invention, an imaging device includes a pan and tilt mechanism that rotates an imaging unit in a horizontal direction and a vertical direction relative to a device body, transmits a live view image to a smartphone, displays the live view image on a display and input unit, and receives an instruction input for specifying camerawork in time-lapse imaging using the display and input unit.
Fujifilm Corporation


Emergency information conveyance system


An emergency information conveyance system is provided. The system comprises a cellular smartphone and an activatable computer program within the cellular smartphone.

Portable electronic devices with integrated image/video compositing


Digital imagery is composed or composited within a smartphone or other portable electronic device to merge foreground and background subject matter acquired simultaneously with different cameras or acquired at different times with the same camera. A processor stores the digital imagery along with information derived or used by an operation to differentiate the foreground subject matter from the background scene, which may be a digital matting operation, and/or may involve finding an edge or an outline of the foreground subject matter.

Wireless power distribution and control system


A wireless power distribution and control system may be used to supply power wirelessly to various devices. The devices in the system may have control over the system and/or over certain features of other devices.
Access Business Group International Llc


Liquid crystal display device


Since the liquid crystal display device of the present invention prevents a decrease in the voltage holding ratio (vhr) of the liquid crystal layer and enables a reduction in defective display such as uneven alignment and screen burn-in, it is particularly useful for active-matrix liquid crystal display devices of a va mode and psva mode and can be applied to liquid crystal display apparatuses such as liquid crystal tvs, monitors, mobile phones, and smartphones.. .

Wireless electromyograph equipment and operating system thereof


A wireless electromyography equipment and operating system thereof, more specifically, an electromyography equipment (ae) comprising surface and internal (anal and vaginal) electrodes (sensors) (1) provided with signal conditioning circuit (1b) for amplification of electromyography signals generated by neuromuscular activity of the user (u), as well as an analog-digital converter (1c), a digital telemetry radio transmitter (1d) and respective antenna (1e); the internal electrodes (sensors) (2) may adopt various shapes to serve as a probe adapted to vaginal and anal anatomy; it includes a signal conditioning circuit (2a) for amplification of electromyography signals generated by neuromuscular activity, an analog-digital converter (2b) and a digital telemetry radio transmitter (2c) that, on its main implantation, uses bluetooth; each surface (1) and internal (2) electrode (sensor) has a battery (1f) and (2e), respectively, with a wireless inductive coupling charging system (capacitive), which are recharged through a charger, preferably of wireless type (4); all activation buttons (1g) and (2f) (on/off) of the respective surface (1) and internal (2) electrodes (sensors) are molded within flexible plastic, preferably silicone; the computer program or software (s1) is associated to the electrodes (sensors) (1) and (2) and destined to receive stimulation generated by neuromuscular activity of the user, read then and return then as information and report data to the user (u) on a smartphone, tablet or other chosen device by the user (ap1) and/or remote professional, if desired.. .

System and posture and body position correction and improvement through a computer-assisted biofeedback system


A wireless, programmable biofeedback system, including one or more biofeedback sensor devices, a biofeedback controller device, and a wireless communication link that operationally connects the sensor biofeedback device(s) to the controller biofeedback device. The system may be programmed with desired posture setting, monitor a user's posture with the biofeedback sensor devices for deviations from the desired posture setting, and alert the user to help correct and train to achieve the desired posture setting.

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Bladders, compartments, chambers or internal sipes controlled by a web-based cloud computer system using a smartphone device


A computer system including a web site and/or a cloud array of computers configured to have a connection to a smartphone or other mobile computer device and use the device and connection to control a configuration of one or more bladders, compartments, chambers and internal sipes located in a sole or removable inner sole insert of footwear. The computer system can also use the device and connection to transmit data to the computer system for storage and/or shared or independent processing and/or analysis, process data from sensors located in either one or both of the sole or the removable inner sole insert of the device user, in, on, or near a center of gravity of the device user, in the device and/or in, on, or near the head of the device user, and use the processed data to alter a configuration of the bladders, compartments, chambers and internal sipes..

Portable information device case and video picture display device case


A portable information device case according to the present invention includes three plate-like members: a holder part for housing a portable information device (smartphone) therein, a cover part for covering the holder part, and an optical panel part including an image-forming optical element (micromirror array) fitted therein in light-transmissive fashion. When these members are combined together to have a predetermined shape, the optical panel part is held in an attitude inclined at a predetermined angle with respect to a display surface of the smartphone.
Nitto Denko Corporation


Fall detector and alert system


A fall detection and alert system and associated methods are described. The system includes a right footwear item and a left footwear item, each of which includes foot pressure sensors, communications circuitry configured to transmit foot pressure signals from the pressure sensors to a mobile device, such as a smartphone, and a power source.

System of distributed planning


A method for performing a desired sequence of actions includes determining a list of candidate activities based on negotiations with at least one other entity. The determining is also based on preference information, an expected reward, a priority and/or a task list.
Qualcomm Incorporated


Wearable display system


A wearable display system has a first lens sub-assembly defining a first optical path and a second lens sub-assembly defining a second optical path. The first and second lens sub-assemblies are disposed in a frame in respective first and second lens-holding sub-assemblies.
Lockheed Martin Corporation


Multi-position adjustable support assembly suspended from an elevated horizontal edge for securing such as a book, smartphone or tablet style computer


An assembly for supporting a device from a structural location exhibiting an upper horizontal edge. A main support body has front and rear faces, a bottom support ledge projecting from the front face and being adapted to receive a bottom extending edge of the device.

Wireless network design, commissioning, and controls for hvac, water heating, and lighting system optimization


Methods, devices, and systems for commissioning and programming a network of wireless devices are disclosed herein. These can include utilizing a commissioning tool having a directional radio frequency antenna, a microprocessor, and memory.
Amatis Controls, Inc.


Near field communication antenna and smartphone having same antenna


Disclosed is a near field communication antenna comprising: a plate-shaped magnetic core; and an antenna coil having a wire wound multiple times in a loop shape, wherein the magnetic core comprises a first surface, a second surface facing opposite the first surface, and a side surface connecting the first and second surfaces. The antenna coil comprises a first portion placed over the first surface of the magnetic core, a second portion placed over the second surface of the magnetic core, and a connection portion placed over the side surface of the magnetic core to connect the first and second portions, and the first portion, the second portion, and the connection portion are joined to form a loop..
Aq Corporation


Message translation application


A smartphone message translation application for smartphones with internet connection that enables to send text and voice messages from the one user's smartphone to another user's smartphone; wherein the said text or voice message is translated from the device language of the sender's smartphone to the device language of the receiver's smartphone.. .

Filling forms with a smartphone


Form filler app is a method for filling out forms using smartphone technology and image processing. It encompasses creating an image of the form with the smartphone's camera, then using image analysis to identify the input fields of the form.

Spinal cord stimulator system


Spinal cord stimulation (scs) system having a recharging system with self alignment, a system for mapping current fields using a completely wireless system, multiple independent electrode stimulation outsource, and ipg control through software on smartphone/mobile device and tablet hardware during trial and permanent implants. Scs system can include multiple electrodes, multiple, independently programmable, stimulation channels within an implantable pulse generator (ipg) providing concurrent, but unique stimulation fields.
Globus Medical, Inc


Safety system


A safety system includes a wearable device having means to determine whether a child has been left in a car seat and further having means to detect the wearable device's global position and the ambient temperature, heart rate, and activity of a person wearing the wearable device. The wearable device can send notice to a smartphone or other designated device when certain specified conditions have been met or exceeded.
Safe Family Wearables, Llc.


Communications methods and apparatus that facilitate discovery of small coverage area base stations


A communications system includes a plurality of different types of small coverage area base stations, e.g., femto cell base stations, wifi access points and bluetooth access points within a macro cell. Different user equipment (ue) devices, e.g., different smartphones, include different capabilities.
Qualcomm Incorporated


System and wireless management access to a telecommunications device


Systems and methods for wireless management access to a telecommunication device are provided. A portable device, such as a tablet, smartphone, etc., can be used to access a network device, such as a telecommunication device, by accessing a wireless access module of the telecommunication device using any desired wireless technology.
Adtran, Inc.


Object distance determination system


An object distance determination system for measuring the linear distance between two objects. The object distance determination system comprises a smartphone configured as a base station in the preferred embodiment and a reference device.

System and improving hearing


A system and method for improving hearing is disclosed. The system includes a microphone array that includes an enclosure, a plurality of beamformer microphones and an electronic processing circuitry to provide enhanced audio signals to a user by using information obtained on the position and orientation of the user.
Noopl, Inc.


Methods and systems enabling access by portable wireless handheld devices to audio and other data associated with programming rendering on flat panel displays


Video data rendering devices (e.g., flat panel displays such as smart tvs, set top boxes, and media dongles) can wirelessly broadcast their identity for discovery to portable wireless electronic devices (e.g., smartphones, tablets) interested in obtaining audio and other data associated with video programming displayed on the video data rendering devices. An application can be downloaded and activated on portable devices that will enable them to obtain a list of available (discovered) video data rendering devices (multiple screens, depending on venue) and allow wireless access to audio and data associated with displayed video programming.

Portable terminal and controlling portable terminal


Avoided is falsely detecting a hand of a usual user being in contact with a contact sensor, instead of detecting an object, such as water, having a high dielectric constant being in contact with the contact sensor. A smartphone (1) includes a contact determination section (101) which determines that (i) a hand is in contact with a contact sensor (11) in a case where an output value outputted by the contact sensor (11) is not lower than th1 and lower than th3 and (ii) an object, such as water, having a high dielectric constant is in contact with the contact sensor (11) in a case where the output value is not lower than th3..
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha


Electronic access control and location tracking system


A method and system that allows authorized individuals access into controlled access locations and the ability to grant temporary and limited access to guests into these locations. The method and system allows for navigational services to be provided to members and guests, and real-time tracking and confirmation to members and administrators that guests have arrived at their destination and did not enter any unauthorized areas.
Collateral Opportunities, Llc


Plan visualization


A business continuity plan visualization implementation for triggering a set of external technical processes to create event(s) that describes a disaster; specify plan(s) relevant to the events and assets affected by the event; algorithmically assembling a logical, sequenced set of disaster recovery procedures and tasks based on the impacted location, business process or assets; assignment of these procedures and tasks to personnel and automated procedures responsible for executing them; managing real-time communications (text message, e-mail, push messaging, text to speech) delivered to personnel via other computers and smartphones at various locations; and reflecting status of all tasks or procedures as they are completed. The can also provide an in-context editable “view” of business continuity plans specific to each incident responder..
Sungard Availability Services, Lp


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System, method, and computer software code for planning and executing a travel itinerary


A computer program product for planning of, and executing a travel itinerary—while traveling to and while at the destination—is stored on tangible computer readable storage medium as computer readable program code. The code causes a p.c./smartphone to: permit making online reservations (airline, hotel, rental car, event tickets .

Method of operating ephemeral peripheral device


An ephemeral system includes an ephemeral communications device and associated ephemeral memory system (onboard or peripheral) for securing user data. Different secure operating modes are provided for customizing user security requirements across end-to-end communications links, including in exchanges of electronic data between smartphone devices..
Jonker Llc


User fingerprint authentication system


An integrated authentication system for automatically inputting a particular user's stored login credentials for an active process, such as a software application or website is employed on a conventional mobile device, such as a smartphone or tablet, through the use of a fingerprint scanner apparatus defining a conventional fingerprint recognition device having a conventional fingerprint sensor and memory for storing fingerprints and an input software application operative to identify the active process on the mobile device and retrieve and enter store login credentials based on an input from the fingerprint scanner apparatus.. .

On-wall docking station for touch-panel devices


The present disclosure relates to systems for mounting touch-panel devices such as smartphones or tablets. An example embodiment of an on-wall docking station is provided wherein the docking station comprises a metallic pad, a gripping surface, mounting screws, a mounting plate, an external connection port, magnets, a near field communication device, and a magnet buffer.
Intuitive, Llc


Liquid crystal display device


Since the liquid crystal display device of the present invention prevents a decrease in the voltage holding ratio (vhr) of the liquid crystal layer and enables a reduction in defective display such as uneven alignment and screen burn-in, it is particularly useful for active-matrix liquid crystal display devices of an ips mode and ffs mode and can be applied to liquid crystal display apparatuses such as liquid crystal tvs, monitors, mobile phones, and smartphones.. .

Progressive weighted aerobic ping pong exercise racquet


An enhanced table tennis racket is disclosed that incorporates features for enhancing the aerobic exercise value of the game. One or more weights may be attached, removably or permanently, to the racket.
Jules Apatini


Cross-platform automated perimeter access control system and method adopting selective adapter


Integrated cross-platform perimeter access control system with a rfid-to-bluetooth selective adapter configured with a rfid lock, a wireless communication conversion unit configured for operating under a first wireless communication platform and a second wireless communication platform, and a smartphone is disclosed. Rfid-to-bluetooth selective adapter is installed above sensor area of rfid lock to facilitate rfid lock to interrogate the rfid-to-bluetooth selective adapter.
Polaris Tech Global Limited


Modifications for hearing deficiencies


This invention relates to a hearing assistance that corrects hearing deficiency of individuals and thus serves to provide a realistic hearing capability/experience to those suffering from hearing loss. The modification of the frequency response of earbuds is the method of modification discussed here.

System, for providing a mobile application across smartphone platforms to enable consumer connectivity and control of media


A system, method and device for providing a mobile application across smart phone platforms to enable consumer connectivity and control of media. The viewing experience of the individual is improved by the added control and the advertising experience is enhanced by ensuring advertisements are relevant and actionable.
Cox Communications, Inc.


Method and system for implementing a user interface for capturing videos and photos on cameras with a touch screen


A method and a system for implementing a user interface for capturing videos and photos on cameras with a touch screen are provided herein. The method may include: presenting on a touch screen a capturing control button; responsive to a tap of the capturing control button, instructing a capturing device to capture a still image; responsive to a continuous touch of the capturing control button, instructing the capturing device to capture a video footage throughout the continuous touch; and responsive to a displacement movement applied to the capturing control button, instructing the capturing device to capture a video footage until a reverse displacement movement is applied to the capturing control button.
Magisto Ltd.


Automatically modifying a do not disturb function in response to device motion


A processor-based personal electronic device (such as a smartphone) is programmed to automatically respond to data sent by various sensors from which the user's activity may be inferred. When one or more alarms on the device are temporarily disabled or ignored, they may be automatically restored when sensor data indicates a change in the user's activity.
Apple Inc.


System for bridging, managing, and presenting smartphone and other data files with telephony interactions


A system for interfacing with mobile carrier networks, mobile application-equipped devices, social media networks, and individual and enterprise user's databases, contacts, pictures, videos, and text is disclosed. A data link is connected to a mobile carrier network to receive user application and other data.

Sensors and systems for iot and ifttt applications and related methods


Devices are equipped with ble modules that can scan, advertise, or both scan and advertise to form smart devices with beaconing capabilities. A cloud server can act as a bridge to allow a first user to remotely communicate with a second user based on the beacon generated by the smart devices.

Method and system for credential management


A security system comprises an access control node broadcasting a beacon including a time stamp and user devices generating replies to the beacon that are based on credential information for the user of the user device and the time stamp. The system relies on the users' wireless-capable mobile computing devices such as smartphones, tablets, or wireless fobs.
Sensormatic Electronics, Llc


Holder for a mobile telecommunications terminal


A holder for a mobile telecommunications terminal, in particular a smartphone, has a receptacle for the terminal. The holder has a first locking mechanism by which the smartphone can be locked in the receptacle.

Antenna bandwidth expander


Disclosed is an antenna bandwidth expander capable of improving transmission/reception performance of a wireless communication device by expanding a bandwidth of an antenna in which broadband frequency characteristics including various communication bands are necessary like an lte smartphone. The antenna bandwidth expander may improve the transmission and reception performance of a terminal by easily and conveniently expanding a bandwidth of an antenna in first and second resonant frequency bands..
Joinset Co., Ltd.


System and remotely controlling an electronic gaming device from a mobile device


A system and method for controlling an electronic gaming machine (“egm”) from a mobile device during a remote access play session. The egm is switched between a local access mode in which the inputs on the egm are active and a remote access mode in which the inputs on the egm are de-activated and a player interfaces the egm using a mobile device such as a smartphone or a tablet computer.
Novomatic Ag


Augmented reality virtual content platform apparatuses, methods and systems


The augmented reality virtual content platform apparatuses, methods and systems (“arv”) provides a photo driven ad-platform that transforms digital media placements into immersive and immediately shareable brand-consumer engagements via gps-linked virtual photo components instantiated on a user mobile device. Within embodiments, users may create and share photographs augmented with brands or other images and accompanying messages on various social networks using their smartphones or tablets to earn rewards.
Snaps Media Inc


Immigrationanytime is an app in which a client may prepare legal petitions, namely immigration applications, via a computer interface such as a smart phone or tablet. it is a system that collects,validates data, and transfers them into all the necessary legal forms. the system is designed to perform these functions using an interface that is intuitive and designed to be secure and available at all times from the users smartphone or tablet without needing internet or cellular connection


Immigrationanytime is an app in which a client may prepare legal petitions, namely immigration applications, via a computer interface such as a smart phone or tablet. It is a system that collects, validates data, and transfers them into all the necessary legal forms.

System and real-time imaging and analysis of real-world objects


A system that determines the extent of damage on structures such as vehicle body panels. The system utilizes common computing devices such as a smartphone or tablet.

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Misplaced or forgotten article recovery process


A misplaced article recovery system utilizing an application operating on a computing device, such as a point of sale system, a smartphone, a tablet, and the like. A unique article registration identifier (numeric or alphanumeric) is associated with a registrant.

Virtualization input component


One or more systems and/or methods for storing personal information within a first device and/or for providing personal information from the first device to the second device are provided. The first device (e.g., a smartphone) may identify a user interface (e.g., a movie streaming website) populated with user specified data (e.g., a password).
Yahoo!, Inc.


Optimized visibility for sleep sessions over time


A sleep application running on a computing platform such as a server utilizes sleep data from a remote system that monitors a user's sleep behaviors and transforms the data to populate graphs of sleep sessions over various calendar periods (e.g., by week, by month) and render them on a user interface (ui) that is exposed to remote devices such as personal computers (pcs), tablets, multimedia consoles, and smartphones over a network. The sleep sessions are optimized for visibility on the remote devices by dynamically adjusting the range of the time axis of a graph so that a maximum number of sleep sessions over a calendar period may be graphed continuously over the range without breaks (which can impair visibility and reduce comprehension)..
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


Ephemeral peripheral device


An ephemeral system includes an ephemeral communications device and associated ephemeral memory system (onboard or peripheral) for securing user data. Different secure operating modes are provided for customizing user security requirements across end-to-end communications links, including in exchanges of electronic data between smartphone devices..
Jonker Llc


Indoor automation and control method and system thereof using rfid-to-bluetooth selective adapter


Short-range and long-range operating methods for hospitality accommodation automation and control using app, webpage, smartphone, rfid-to-bluetooth selective adapter, relay controller together with rfid door lock is disclosed, where unlocking rfid door lock requires just pressing a button, various power outlets, lighting levels, hvac settings, and tv settings can be controlled by smartphone. A gateway device with internet connectivity allows remote unlock or lock of doorlock, sending notifications of door unlock events back to a cloud server, and remotely control electrical or electronic devices under short-range or long-range modes.
Polaris Tech Global Limited


Analog type watch and time set method


An interaction method between a graphic tactile device such as a smartphone and a timepiece having at least two analog-type physical pointers is disclosed. Each of the pointers is controlled independently by a stepper motor and referenced relative to a ref-position.
Withings


Accurate geographic tracking of mobile devices


A tracking system is described having at least two mobile transmitter/receivers (“transceivers”) which sense and respond to at least one tracking transceiver. The signals sent to and received from the mobile transceivers are analyzed to get a distance (range) that each is from the tracking transceiver.
Position Imaging, Inc.


High sensitive micro sized magnetometer


The magnetometers possess detector part with a magnetic wire sensitive to magnetic field consisting of a domain structure of the surface domain with circular spin alignment and core domain with longitudinal spin alignment and micro coil surrounding its magnetic wire to pick up the change of longitudinal magnetizing caused by spin rotation in surface domain with circular spin alignment called as gsr effect excited by pulse with frequency of 0.5 ghz to 4 ghz. Peak coil voltage is detected by a circuit characterized with pulse generator, gsr element, buffer circuit, sample holding circuit, amplifier circuit and means to invert it to external magnetic field.
Magnedesign Corporation


Navigation user interface


The present disclosure relates to techniques for managing navigation alerts. The disclosure generally describes an exemplary technique whereby a first device, such as a smartphone, coordinates the timing or sequence of alerts for a navigation instruction on the first device and on a second device, such as a smartwatch.
Apple Inc.


Target system transmitting feedback to shooter


An active target has a target face that is backlit by leds, where a detection layer behind the target face detects a new projectile hole in the target, such as from a gun or an arrow. The detection layer may be formed of one or more resistive layers, and the detected increase in resistance due to a new projectile hole being created is sensed and correlated to an xy position of the hole.
Nthdegree Technologies Worldwide Inc.


Computerized yo-yo


There described a computerized yo-yo toy that uses an acceleration measuring device, a computation and control device, a communication device and entertaining devices to enhance the entertaining experience of playing with the computerized yo-yo toy. The acceleration measuring device measures the acceleration values of the computerized yo-yo toy.

Wellness system for interacting with a user


A wellness system for interacting with a user is provided where a virtual pet is provided as part of a smartphone application. The virtual pet is used to engage the user to perform activities such as drink water, eat, sleep and get exercise.

Systems and methods for automatic device detection, device management, and remote assistance


In some embodiments, a network regulator device protects a local network of client systems (e.g. Internet-of-things devices such as smartphones, home appliances, wearables, etc.) against computer security threats.
Bitdefender Ipr Management Ltd.


Enterprise data processing architecture with distributed intelligence


The architecture design and functional operation of an enterprise data processing system with distributed intelligence capable of monitoring sensor networked systems and processing large sets of data as required by the application is disclosed in this invention. The system is based on smart sensor/actuator nodes, local processing units, a server, and clients.

Correlation of actionable events to an actionable instruction


Aspects as described herein are directed to providing an enhanced user experience for consuming content on a computing device. Secondary computing devices, such as handheld smartphones and tablet-style computers, may be identified by a primary computing device, such as a set-top box.
Comcast Cable Communications, Llc


Systems and methods for securing network endpoints


In some embodiments, a network regulator device protects a local network of client systems (e.g. Internet-of-things devices such as smartphones, home appliances, wearables, etc.) against computer security threats.
Bitdefender Ipr Management Ltd.


Multiple smartphones charging station


The multiple smartphones charging station includes a planar plate having a front face and a rear face. A mounting bracket is disposed on the upper portion of the rear face of the planar plate, and a charger compartment is disposed on the lower portion of the rear face.

Context-based smartphone sensor logic


Methods employ sensors in portable devices (e.g., smartphones) both to sense content information (e.g., audio and imagery) and context information. Device processing is desirably dependent on both.
Digimarc Corporation


Voice control method and computer program product for performing the method


A voice control method and a computer program product, in particular for controlling a personal computer, a smartphone, an onboard computer of a vehicle, or other devices, wherein it is determined whether a control request can be determined from spoken language that is recorded by means of a recording apparatus and processed by a voice detection apparatus, wherein a voice control apparatus is operated by software, which can be changed by at least one piece of expansion software, which is provided for downloading from a server. The voice control apparatus includes an apparatus for changing the software, which, provided that it has been established that the voice control apparatus is not set up to determine and process the control request, checks if the voice control apparatus can be set up to determine and to process the control request by means of the at least one piece of expansion software..
Semovox Gmbh


Systems and methods for performing fingerprint based user authentication using imagery captured using mobile devices


Technologies are presented herein in support of a system and method for performing fingerprint recognition. Embodiments of the present invention concern a system and method for capturing a user's biometric features and generating an identifier characterizing the user's biometric features using a mobile device such as a smartphone.
Hoyos Labs Ip Ltd.


Breath acetone measurement system with portable base unit that communicates with mobile application


A portable system is provided for measuring a ketone, such as an acetone, in the breath or other bodily fluid of a user. The system includes a portable measurement device that analyzes fluid samples and generates corresponding ketone measurements.
Invoy Technologies, Llc


User feedback for real-time checking and improving quality of scanned image


A smartphone may be freely moved in three dimensions as it captures a stream of images of an object. Multiple image frames may be captured in different orientations and distances from the object and combined into a composite image representing an image of the object.
Dacuda Ag


Smartphone indicator for conversation nonproductivity


A method to send an alert for nonproductivity associated with a conversation is provided. The method may include recording a plurality of communication outputs of at least two users engaged in a remote message exchange or a remote conversation.
International Business Machines Corporation


System, application, and telecommunications field engineering via smartphone, tablet, or other mobile interface


The present invention includes a system and method for telecommunications field engineering and includes a mobile software application which assists the user in processing telecommunications installation tasks. The present invention will allow the user to receive assigned tasks, complete those tasks using tools within the application, and to store and/or transmit the results of those tasks..

Application software for a browser with enhanced efficiency


The disclosed subject matter relates to a computer-implemented method for efficiently viewing documents. The method includes entering and saving keywords and user control parameters corresponding to the keywords, and searching the document for the keyword to find a located keyword.
Big Fish Design, Llc


Systems, methods and articles for a web-based spreadsheet application


Methods, systems and articles of manufacture for creating an electronic spreadsheet using a web-based spreadsheet application. A web-server hosting a web-based spreadsheet website comprises one or more computer(s) having at least one computer processor, memory, data storage and a network communication device (e.g.
Intuit Inc.


Automated software application generation and deployment


The disclosure includes systems and methods for automated software generation and deployment, which can include automatically generating, without human interaction, an application based on one or more structured data source, which can include a table, spreadsheet, database, or the like. Applications can be generated for smartphones or other suitable devices.
Solvebot, Inc.


Providing subpages in a touch panel user interface


Disclosed are an apparatus and method of retrieving subpages from memory and rendering the subpages for display on a user display device, such as a smartphone or other display with limited viewing area. The method may also include identifying each of the subpages as being part of a sequence of subpages and displaying a first portion of the subpages on the display and storing a remaining portion of the subpages in the memory as rendered and ready for display..
Amx Llc


Last-mile navigation using smartphones


Although gps has become a standard component of smartphones, providing accurate navigation during the last portion of a trip remains an important but unsolved problem. Despite extensive research on localization, the limited resolution of a map imposes restrictions on the navigation engine in both indoor and outdoor environments.
The Regents Of The University Of Michigan


Bicycle system


The field of the invention relates to bicycle systems, especially to bicycle systems adapted for use with smartphones, to smartphones configured for use with bicycle systems, and to methods and to computer software for use with such bicycle systems or smartphones, and to servers configured to communicate with such bicycle systems or smartphones. According to a first aspect of the invention, there is provided a bicycle system including a bicycle, the bicycle system including a processor integral to the bicycle, the bicycle system further including a battery integral to the bicycle, wherein the processor is powerable by the battery, the bicycle system including a smartphone holder configurable to receive a smartphone and to connect the smartphone to the processor, wherein in use the smartphone holder is attachable to, and detachable from, the smartphone.
Product Development Technologies Llc


Body-sensing tank top with biofeedback system for patients with scoliosis


A garment, in a form of tank top, for monitoring patient-related signals of a patient having scoliosis and thereby enabling the patient to obtain a personalized biofeedback is provided. The garment are integrated with plural sensors, a sensor interface and a smart control unit (scu), allowing the patient-related signals to be non-intrusively measured by the sensors while maintaining comfort to the patient when the patient wears the garment.
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University


Food preparation control system


Systems, methods, and articles to provide customized control of a cooking appliance. A user provides a selection of one or more ending characteristics for a food product.
Chefsteps, Inc.


Protective case with embedded elastic cushion plates


The present invention is to provide a protective case embedded with elastic cushion plates and applicable to a portable electronic device (e.g., a smartphone, tablet pc, or e-book reader), which includes a case body made of a first elastic material (e.g., thermoplastic polyurethane) and having four sidewalls and four curved walls each connecting two adjacent sidewalls to jointly form a receiving space, and four elastic cushion plates made of a second elastic material (e.g., silicone) whose hardness is less than that of the first elastic material. Each curved wall is embedded with the elastic cushion plate.

Smartphone television


A smartphone television includes a display. The display is connected with a television mobile audio and video communication device.
Coremate Technical Co., Ltd.


Method and system for generic and secure troubleshooting of appliances using wireless and mobile network


An appliance which includes a bluetooth® module which is used to communicate with an appliance app on a smartphone. The appliance app connects with the appliance and with the appliance manufacturer to provide a connection path from the appliance to the manufacturer's diagnosis computer system.
Brocade Communications Systems, Inc.


Method and system for automatic generation of an animated message from one or more images


A method and a system for automatically generating a video clip from one or more still images are provided herein. The method includes: obtaining one or more images containing at least one object over a background; detecting at least one object in the one or more images; deriving one or more relationships between at least two of: the background, the at least one object, or a portion thereof; determining, based on the derived one or more relationships, a spatio-temporal arrangement of at least two of: at least one portion of said one or more images, the at least one detected object, or a portion thereof; and producing a clip based on the determined spatio-temporal arrangement.
Magisto Ltd.


Client-side security for tokenized transactions


A program product and device for processing transactions within a token transfer device, such as a smartphone or other portable electronic device. The method includes storing a transaction token having a specified transaction resource value and an associated validation parameter in the memory of the token transfer device.
International Business Machines Corporation


Resource account application management


A method for processing a resource account transaction within a wireless electronic device, such as a smartphone or other portable electronic device. During or at the initiation of a resource transaction with a near-field transaction terminal, the device receives from the terminal via a first communication interface, a resource account system id.
International Business Machines Corporation


Client-side security for tokenized transactions


A method for processing transactions within a token transfer device, such as a smartphone or other portable electronic device. The method includes storing a transaction token having a specified transaction resource value and an associated validation parameter in the memory of the token transfer device.
International Business Machines Corporation


Resource account application management


A program product and device for processing a resource account transaction within a wireless electronic device, such as a smartphone or other portable electronic device. During or at the initiation of a resource transaction with a near-field transaction terminal, the device receives from the terminal via a first communication interface, a resource account system id.
International Business Machines Corporation


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Remote management techniques


Remote management techniques which allow existing workflows to remain intact and manager responses to workflow tasks to be completed on or off-site using a mobile communication device, such as a smartphone or tablet. An example remote management method includes receiving a workflow task from a local management system by a workflow management system, sending a message by the workflow management system to a mobile communication device carried by a manager requesting that the manager respond to the workflow task, receiving a manager response from the mobile communication device by the workflow management system, and providing the manager response to the local management system by the workflow management system..
Ncr Corporation


Medication notification system


A medication notification system comprising an electronic device comprising at least one locus onto which a medical container, which comprises a radio frequency (rf) component comprising medication data, is placed. In certain embodiments, the medication notification is displayed on a remote electronic device, such as a smartphone or tablet, which wirelessly connects to the electronic device..

Method for providing a medication notification to a patient


A method for providing a patient with a medication notification through the use of an electronic device comprising at least one locus onto which a medical container, which comprises a radio frequency (rf) component comprising medication data, is placed. In certain embodiments, the medication notification is displayed on a remote electronic device, such as a smartphone or tablet, which wirelessly connects to the electronic device..



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  • Computing Device
  • Touch Screen
  • Obstruction
  • Interactive
  • Base Station
  • Communications
  • Tablet Computer
  • Mobile Computing
  • Mobile Computing Device
  • Computer System
  • Electronic Device
  • User Experience
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