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 Purposed device  smartphone patent thumbnailPurposed device smartphone
Methods and systems for restricting purposes of a smart device are disclosed. The methods and systems include the smart device having a plurality of applications and preexisting settings, comprising the steps of by an administrator, choosing settings that specify which of the plurality of applications on the smart device will remain on the smart device and which of the plurality of applications will be restricted on the smart device, by a portal, creating a configuration envelop based on the settings, by a client, checking into the portal and exchanging the envelop with the preexisting settings of the smart device, reading the settings on the smart device, using a combination of functions and application program interfaces to enact the restriction, and checking into the portal to confirm successful restriction..

 Mobility support for virtual terminals patent thumbnailMobility support for virtual terminals
A wireless communication system includes a virtual terminal formed from one or more independent devices, a terminal management entity for managing the virtual terminal. The devices may be independent physical devices (smartphones, tablet computers), virtual machines/modules of physical devices, or a combination of both.
Fujitsu Limited

 Location services with multiple devices patent thumbnailLocation services with multiple devices
A location services system used with a wireless lan network provides wireless lan internet access in a venue, and also provides location-based analytics and services. The system monitors the locations of individuals using devices that communicate with a network, and maintain statistics for analytical purposes, and can provide services, such as special promotions and discounts.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

 Pre-personalization of esims to support large-scale esim delivery patent thumbnailPre-personalization of esims to support large-scale esim delivery
Representative embodiments described herein set forth techniques for optimizing large-scale deliveries of electronic subscriber identity modules (esims) to mobile devices. Specifically, instead of generating and assigning esims when mobile devices are being activated—which can require significant processing overhead—esims are pre-generated with a basic set of information, and are later-assigned to the mobile devices when they are activated.
Apple Inc.

 Athlete camera patent thumbnailAthlete camera
A headgear mounted camera including image processing and wireless communications modules to facilitate wireless data communications of video and audio to remote clients including smartphones and tablet computers, wherein the head mounted camera is mounted in at least one of: a sweatband, helmet, goggles, hat, and glasses. A camera that may be built into, mounted and or attachable/detachable as a camera lens to a verity of different headgear products and can transmits video data to computers, including portable handheld devices such as smartphones/and tablets computers..

 Device and  gaze attraction toward camera patent thumbnailDevice and gaze attraction toward camera
A device for holding a gaze-attracting object in a position adjacent to an electronic photographic device such as a digital camera or smart phone is provided. The device includes a body having one or a plurality first projecting members extending across a gap from a secondary projecting member.

 Wireless recharging system for mobile electronic devices patent thumbnailWireless recharging system for mobile electronic devices
A wireless recharging system for mobile electronic devices charges mobile electronic devices wirelessly. The recharging system is comprised of two components.

 Safe food ordering by voice while driving patent thumbnailSafe food ordering by voice while driving
Techniques for safe food ordering by voice while driving are described. A customer driving a vehicle decides to order food from a restaurant.
U.s. Group Corporation

 Network audio system patent thumbnailNetwork audio system
A network audio system includes a housing for the speaker, a radio frequency identification (“rfid”) reader in or attached to said housing for detecting and reading one or more electronic tags in an external chip, a network adapter in or attached to said housing for downloading one or more audio files according to said electronic tags via a network, and an audio play module in or attached to said housing for decoding and playing said one or more audio files. This new type of network audio system controls the play of audio files by using an rfid reader and an external chip such as a rfid card or nfc card.
Sugr Electronics Corp.

 Method and  in-vehicular communications patent thumbnailMethod and in-vehicular communications
A vehicular heads-up-display system includes a windshield-mountable partially reflective mirror that allows a vehicle user to view material displayed on the partially reflective mirror while, at the same time, viewing the road ahead without obstruction. A mount configured to accept a portable electronic device, such as a smartphone, may be situated to project the display of the portable electronic device to the windshield mountable partially reflective mirror when mounted in a vehicle.
Sensedriver Technologies, Llc

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 outsources, 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.

Headband monitoring system

A headband monitoring system comprises or consists of an elastic fabric headband for fitting around an individual's head over the individual's forehead, ears and lower back portion of the head. In addition, a pedometer, a heart rate monitor and a number of sensors for detecting number of steps taken and heartbeats in given periods of time and a mini-computer having an input mechanism, data storage, central processing unit and a clock/timer for calculating distance traveled in a given period.
Umm Al-qura University

Secure voice and data method and system

The present invention provides a method and system for securing mobile communications with a smartphone in a preferred embodiment of the present invention a secure method for controlling the microphones of the smartphone is provided. This method avoids that the phone can be exploited as a spy-phone, recording sounds and voices while in standby.
Telsy Elettronica E Telecomunicazioni Spa

Remote control for electronic device

A remote control for an electronic device includes a memory for storing a first digitized voice file and a second digitized voice file and a wireless communication module for establishing wireless communication with the electronic device. The remote control also includes first and second user accessible buttons associated with the first and second user accessible buttons, respectively.
Otter Products, Llc

Virtual reality viewer and input mechanism

The present invention concerns virtual reality viewers for use with touchscreen enabled mobile devices. The virtual reality viewer comprises: a housing configured to receive a mobile electronic device within an interior of the housing; and an input mechanism that is accessible from an exterior of the housing and that is moveable within the interior between a first position and an extended position, wherein a surface of the input mechanism is configured to contact the touch-screen of the mobile electronic device when in the extended position.
Dodocase, Inc.

Method and a system for authenticating and identifying the location of a smartphone

Disclosed is a system and a method for authenticating the location of a user's smartphone using a central server to a third party. The method and the system is a secure way to calculate the gps location on a centralized server which is operating the time and place decryption software that has one of its inputs being a smartphone transmitted encrypted prevailing code string which contains the original gps coordinated representing the location and the atomic time at which the encryption took place, as well as a combination of all or some other knowledge, ownership or inheritance identification factors or tokens—faktokins.

Efficient audio signature generation using recognition history

An automatic content recognition system that includes a user device for the purpose of capturing audio and generating an audio signature. The user device may be a smartphone or tablet.
Alphonso Inc.

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.

Call analytics for mobile advertising

A call analytics system for analyzing the effectiveness of advertising campaigns using performance data and call data. Specifically, the call analytics system evaluates the performance of different keywords in generating calls to displayed phone numbers.
Marchex, Inc.

Device for measurement of exhaled nitric oxide concentration

Described is a personal device and methods for measuring the concentration of an analyte in a sample of gas. The device and method may utilize a chemically selective sensor element with low power consumption integrated with circuitry that enables wireless communication between the sensor and any suitable electronic readout such as a smartphone, tablet, or computer.
Andas, Inc.

Light emitting diode based skin treatment device for the treatment of dermatologic conditions and use

This invention is directed to an led based, skin treatment device designed to physically or wirelessly attach to and be run by an application from a smart device, such as a smart phone or tablet. The treatment device includes a light-emitting diode (led) array of one or more specific wavelengths within the ultraviolet-visible light range of the electromagnetic spectrum.

Audio duplication using dual-headsets to enhance auditory intelligibility

A pair of wireless of discrete wireless headsets may wirelessly link with each other. At least a portion of data representing content (e.g., audio information) may be received by a first wireless headset and may be communicated to a second wireless headset via the wireless link (e.g., a radio frequency link).

Device for creating enhanced videos

A device for creating video sequences wherein a certain amount of data is added in order to better interpret and assess the video sequence. A typical use case is the following: a person with a smartphone (or any other online terminal capable of carrying out a video recording) films a person (or object) that thereon has sensors (accelerometers, gyrometers, etc.) capable of communication.

Reception apparatus, reception method, transmission apparatus, and transmission method

The present technique relates to a reception apparatus, a reception method, a transmission apparatus, and a transmission method capable of supporting various service modes. The reception apparatus obtains first meta data including class information for providing, in multiple modes, a service identified by an ip address and transmitted by a broadcast wave of digital broadcast using an ip transmission method, and controls reproduction of a component by connecting to a stream of the component constituting the service for each of the multiple modes on the basis of the class information included in the first meta data.
C/o Sony Corporation

Configure smartphone based on user sleep status

Various systems and methods for configuring a smartphone based on a user's sleep status are described herein. A compute device includes a determination module to determine a physiological state of a person and a configuration module to configure a quiet mode of the compute device based on the physiological state of the person..
Intel Corporation

System and communicating grain bin condition data to a smartphone

Sensed conditions are communicated from a cable sensing array suspended in one or more grain storage bins using an adapter which includes a port for making a wired connection with a cable output of the cable sensing array. The adapter further includes a sensor receiver in connection with the port to receive sensed conditions from the cable sensing array, and an interface.
Intragrain Technologies Inc.

Broadcasts among electronic devices of registered users via internet protocol

A server-based internet service, with client-side applications, is described that enables users to communicate between electronic devices such as smartphones, tablets and personal computers by broadcasting live video, voice and/or text via an internet protocol (ip) address. Broadcasting can be done in both private and public formats.

Dynamic updating of a composite 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

Predictive device failure analysis

An electronic device may include hardware and software configured to detect device failures in the electronic device and log a device error code for detected device failures. Device error codes may be electronically communicated over a communications link to a system external to the electronic device.

Terminal device, calibration method and calibration program

A terminal device such as a smartphone displays a first image on a display unit, and outputs a second image including the first image as a part to a display device such as a navigation device. Also, the terminal device obtains relative position information indicating a relative positional relation of the first image with respect to the second image from an external server.
Pioneer Corporation

Haptic rendering for a flexible computing device

A flexible computing device with bend input and active haptic feedback that provides vibro-tactile sensations such as friction and resistance to a user. The sensations include vibrations that simulate a physical affordance of content displayed on the flexible computing device.

Method and system for improving the safety of driving while communicating

A method and system for improving the safety of drivers of vehicles while either sending or receiving written communications to third parties includes a steering wheel mounted keyboard such that the opposing thumbs of a driver can send and revive text messages, e-mails, etc., with the display of such text messages being projected via a hud display onto the windshield of the vehicle. The driver's hands are thus always on the steering wheel in approximately the preferred 10 o'clock and 2 o'clock positions and the driver's view is directly on the road through the windshield directly in front of the driver while any text message is being composed, thus reducing the many accidents that occur due to drivers being distracted when viewing their smartphone messages and taking their eyes off the road while doing so.

Electronic device

An electronic device is provided to allow a user to take a selfie while the user looks directly at the camera. A smartphone includes: a monitor; a camera provided at a display surface side of the monitor; and a cpu configured to control the smartphone.
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

Motion to connect to kiosk

A user may associate a mobile device such as a smartphone with a public device by imitating a movement pattern for a target with a movement pattern of the mobile device. The physical movement of the smartphone may be compared to the movement data for the target.
Google Inc.

Remote sensing device, system and method utilizing smartphone hardware components

A remote sensing device, system and method is described. The remote sensing device includes an enclosure, a smartphone, and a separate microcontroller.

Smartphone-based methods and systems

Arrangements involving portable devices (e.g., smartphones and tablet computers) are disclosed. One arrangement enables a content creator to select software with which that creator's content should be rendered—assuring continuity between artistic intention and delivery.
Digimarc Corporation

Detection of click-fraud

Devices, systems, and methods of detecting user identity, differentiating between users of a computerized service, detecting a cyber-attacker, and detecting click-fraud. An end-user device (a desktop computer, a laptop computer, a smartphone, a tablet, or the like) interacts and communicates with a server of a computerized server (a banking website, an electronic commerce website, or the like).
Biocatch Ltd.

Provided are a system and method for providing a product delivery service in an electronic transaction using a smartphone in which delivery product discharging devices are suitably disposed in specific places of main areas such as a subway station or a bus stop and a purchaser may conveniently pick up an ordered delivery product from a delivery product discharging device previously designated by the purchaser using a smartphone of the purchaser.. .
Ebay Korea Co., Ltd.

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.

A wavelength dispersive microscope spectrofluorometer for characterizing multiple particles simultaneously

Provided are inexpensive devices and methods for obtaining emission or scattering spectra of multiple particles simultaneously and for characterizing the particles based on their emission or scattering spectra. The disclosed devices and methods are useful for analyzing multiple particles to determine one or more characteristics of the particles, such as size, type, elastic scattering, fluorescence and/or raman characteristics, for distinguishing between biological and non-biological particles, and for biomedical assaying applications.
Colorado Seminary Which Owns And Operates The University Of Denver

Mobile electronic device, controlling method, and control program for computer

A mobile electronic device (e.g., a smartphone) includes an atmospheric pressure sensor, an acceleration sensor, and a controller. The atmospheric pressure sensor detects atmospheric pressure acting on the mobile electronic device.
Kyocera Corporation

Engine warning audio visual system

Novelty will assist the vehicle driver to find out more on the malfunction of the engine component. The system will give both audio and visual communication to the driver and forward engine codes and messages to the smartphone, tablet, smart watch.

Multilayer polyurethane protective films

The present invention relates to multilayer films used to protect a surface, in particular, to such films used to protect surfaces of articles e.g., mobile electronics display protections, smartphones, tablets), industrial touch screens (e.g. Machine interfaces), uv stable surfaces and glass protections for machine housings and cockpits (e.g.
Impact Protection Technology Ag

Methods for user control of neurostimulation to modify a cognitive state

Methods for allowing a user to control a neuromodulator to modify a cognitive state being experienced by the user. The user may select a waveform ensemble from a hand-held user device having an interface, and the user may adjust the perceived intensity of the applied waveform ensemble with the user device while the waveform ensemble is being applied.

Job site radio with wireless control

A job site radio includes a wireless transceiver, such as a bluetooth transceiver, that enables mobile electronic devices around the work site to stream digital music and other audio from the mobile electronic devices to the job site radio for playback. In one embodiment, the mobile electronic devices execute a software application to implement a remote control functionality for the job site radio.
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Method and system for secure peer-to-peer mobile communications

A system and method for secure peer-to-peer mobile communications using cryptographic mobile unlock tokens (“ck tokens”) in conjunction with mobile devices. Each ck token integrates an entire cryptosystem.

Headphones with retractable monocle video screen controlled by remote smart device

This type of headphone with retractable monocle video screen is able to pull down the retractable monocle video screen when it is needed and retract it when it is not. The screen display is controlled via a remote smart device.
Red Street Ventures, Llc

System and authentication using quick response code

Provided is a system and method for authenticating a user according to login and financial transactions, such as payment and transfer, and more particularly, to a system and method for authentication using a quick response (qr) code, in which a quick response (qr) code including authentication information is displayed on the computer terminal of a user, the qr code is scanned through a smart device such as a smartphone, and the authentication is performed using the scanned qr code by accessing a qr authentication server included in the qr code.. .
Secuve Co.,ltd.

Implementation an identification system using dynamic barcode

The implementation method for an identification system using dynamic barcode entails description for a system that comprises a smartphone, a barcode information access device on the merchant side, and a server of an identification agency. The implementation method described includes downloading a mobile application (app) for smartphone, and utilizing the app to upload identification information to server of the identification agency.
Chung Hwa International Communication Network Co., Ltd.

System for anonymous communication from a user to the publisher of a scannable label

“publishers” generate individual qr codes which may be either displayed on a smartphone or printed on a physical label, and “consumers” scan and decode those codes for secure and private communication with the publishers, without either party knowing the phone number or email address of the other party. At least one profile associated with the publisher is an anonymous profile that permits the disclosure of only a specified subset of the otherwise available information about that publisher, and that information is not directly embodied in the displayed code, but rather is stored on a secure remote server which is selectively accessible by the consumer.

Detecting vehicle maneuvers with mobile phones

A vehicle maneuver detection application is proposed for driving assistant systems. The application can accurately and inexpensively detect and differentiate vehicle steering maneuvers by utilizing built-in sensors on smartphones or other portable computing device residing in a vehicle.
The Regents Of The University Of Michigan

Voice call management in a modular smartphone

In an embodiment of the disclosed principles, a modular portable device includes a first module acting as a traditional high-function phone or “smartphone” and a second module that adds enhanced functionality to the first module. When the modules are separated, they may operate independently of each other.
Motorola Mobility 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

Internet security and management device

Systems and methods to secure and manage home or other networks. A security management device is connected to the home network that learns about the people and devices who use the network to keep them safe and secure.
Lantern Security, Llc

System, design and process for easy to use credentials management for accessing online portals using out-of-band authentication

The invention provides an easy to use credential management mechanism for multi-factor out-of-band multi-channel authentication process to protect user access to online portals. When opened, the client processing application generates a multi-dimensional code.

Baby seat alert

An alert system for use with a infant car seat that includes: a car seat alert device, where the alert device includes a means to attach the alert device to a car seat, a belt extending from the means to attach and an activation button on the alert device; software residing on a user's smartphone, where the software links the user's smartphone to the alert device; and instructions within the software activating an alert on the smartphone, if the smartphone is moved greater than a predetermined distance from the car seat. The car seat device may also be linked to a vehicle's computer system, where the car seat device sends a secondary alert to the vehicle's computer system.

Babystar - alert system for babies left unattended in a car

An alert system composed of a bluetooth device that is installed in a baby car seat and is paired/connected to one or more smartphones or tablets using a monitoring application developed for this purpose, which receives the signal communicated from the device installed in the baby car seat and stays connected within a 15 feet range. The application immediately produces a vibrating sound alert, and displays a notification message as soon as the smartphone crosses the 15 feet boundary range..

Method and apparatus of converting control tracks for providing haptic feedback

Disclosed are systems and methods for converting a control track designed for use with a number and/or type of haptic output devices to be used with other numbers and/or types of haptic output devices. For example, a computing device may convert the control track into another control track that can be applied to other types and/or numbers of haptic output devices.
Immersion Corporation

Access management system

Disclosed are an apparatus and a method for remotely managing access to an area. An access management platform, which can be an electronic lock that is installed on, e.g., a door of a house, can enable a user to establish a virtual presence at the door.
Gate Labs Inc.

Reorder point management in a smartphone

Embodiments of the present invention provide a method, system and computer program product for reorder point management in a smartphone. In an embodiment of the invention, a method for purchase reminding includes monitoring payments performed by a payment application executing in memory of a smartphone and determining by a processor of the smartphone for each of the payments, an ordered product.
Sugarcrm Inc.

System and point of sale payment data credentials management using out-of-band authentication

The process of the invention includes an authentication server, a secure payment application to generate an authentication vehicle or an embodiment (i.e. Multi-dimensional transitory key) and handle incoming requests, and a portable communication device with a smartphone application..

Food data access and delivery system

An improved system for accessing food data and tracking a user's food intake includes a nutrition information system 600 and a mobile pda or smartphone-based tag reading system 900. The two systems 600 and 900 are configured to communication.
Tutsho, Llc

Touch tag recognizable through capacitive touch panel, information recognition method therefor and information providing method using same

The present invention provides a touch tag having a conductivity pattern corresponding to a touch point of a capacitive touch panel. A capacitive touch tag according to the present invention includes: a substrate; a plurality of capacitive touch points which are formed on the substrate and are arranged at arbitrary positions on a virtual lattice corresponding to a touch input sector of a capacitive touch panel of a personal information device; a conductive wire for connecting the capacitive touch points; and an electric charge transfer unit for transferring electric charges to the capacitive touch points through the conductive wire.
Korea Institute Of Industrial Technology

Flexible display for a mobile computing device

A display device comprises a flexible display comprising a plurality of pixels and one or more of a z-input element and a flexible array of convex microlenses disposed on the flexible display, wherein each microlens in the array receives light from a selected number of underlying pixels and projects the received light over a range of viewing angles so as to collectively produce a flexible 3d light field display. The display device may be augmented with a flexible x,y-input element.

System for assisting in balancing body weight

System for assisting in balancing body weight containing a footwear item and a smartphone or similar, where the footwear item comprises means for detecting the proportion of the weight bearing on the front part of the foot and on the rear part of the foot, preferably load sensors (1 and 2), a printed circuit board (4) for controlling and transmitting/receiving signals, a power supply battery (5) for powering the elements installed in the footwear item and vibrating motors (3) positioned in the front part of the foot and in front of the front load sensors (3). An application is installed in the smartphone and used to control the operation of the system and consequently, the footwear item and the exercises to be performed thereon..
Operacion Sonrie S.l.

Smartphone application for online provision of data

A smartphone app that enables users to send requests for information regarding specific sites; whereby the app identifies the geographical location of the requested site and sends the request for information to other app users who are in the vicinity of the requested site. The app may include a payment system that enables to pay for the requested information; whereby the payment system changes the requesting user and credits the user providing information as per the request for information..

Doorbell battery systems

Doorbell systems can communicate wirelessly with remotely located computing devices such as smartphones, laptops, gaming consoles, and streaming media players. In some embodiments, doorbells comprise a camera, a speaker, and a first battery.
Skybell Technologies, Inc.

Automatic transmission of a barrier status and change of status over a network

An internet based system for remotely monitoring and changing the open/closed door status of a garage door. A position detector is coupled to the door.
Overhead Door Corporation

Electronic system for consulting and verifying the authenticity, validity and restriction of documents using proximity data reading technology

The present invention relates to a system of electronic query and verification of authenticity, validity and restriction of national driving license (cnh), vehicle registration certificate (crv) and vehicle registration and licensing certificate (crlv) using technology of data reading through approximation, which inhibits falsification, by inserting rfid or nfc tag, which will contain cadastral information, encumbrances, restrictions and photo of the vehicle or driver. This label, when approached to a reader, will allow this information to be viewed on a computer, portable player, tablet, smartphone, using application that will tell you if it is true the queried item.

Dynamic signature box for a digital signature system

A system that allows a document to be sent to an authorized signer at a remote location for signature. The signer can manipulate a signature block or other indicator to anywhere on any page of the document on a handheld device like a smartphone.

Cylindrical computing device with flexible display

A mobile computing device with a substantially cylindrical form factor and a flexible display screen. The flexible display screen is adapted to display content when it is substantially completely wrapped around the cylindrical body, partially wrapped around the cylindrical body, or substantially not wrapped around the cylindrical body.

Wireless smart battery system

A wireless system for monitoring rechargeable and single-use batteries. The wireless system is usable with existing batteries that implement a smart battery standard and/or an analog port.
Pointzero Labs, Llc

Methods and systems for automatic electric vehicle identification and charging via wireless charging pads

Cloud systems executing method operations for communicating with connected vehicles of users having user accounts with the cloud system are provided. In one example, a method includes receiving discounts published by merchants for presentation to a network of charging units (cus), each of the cus being associated to a geo-location.

Optical accessory for a mobile device

An optical accessory, which can be associated with a mobile device such as a smartphone or tablet, is described. The accessory comprises coupling means which allow it to be firmly positioned in correspondence with both a camera lens and a light source of the mobile device.
D-eye S.r.l.

Custom lighted accessory

A configurable system is provided for lighting operation and display with respect to an accessory article such as a purse or handbag. Decorative color-changing lights on an exterior surface of the article are driven by a controller within the article, wherein the controller is configured to interact with a remote computing device such as a user's smartphone.

Security gateway for a regional/home network

Systems, devices and methods to protect a regional network (e.g., home network) by monitoring devices connected to and attempting to connect to the regional network. Monitoring includes assessing and addressing security concerns regarding devices attempting to or available to connect to the regional network as well as monitoring configurations and activity of connected devices.
Mcafee, Inc.

Utility data measurement system using a smartphone

This invention teaches a system for measuring utility data consumption using a smartphone or similar digital device in a crowd-sourced process.. .

Wide field retinal image capture system and method

A method, system or apparatus for generating a wide field retinal image. System embodiments comprise a camera, which may be a smartphone camera and associated optics to capturing a digital video stream of individual retinal images and store the video stream of individual retinal images in a memory associated with the camera.
Rsbv, Llc

Image and augmented reality based networks using mobile devices and intelligent electronic glasses

A mobile communication system based on digital content including images and video that may be acquired, processed, and displayed using a plurality of mobile device, smartphones, tablet computers, stationary computers, intelligent electronic glasses, smart glasses, headsets, watches, smart devices, vehicles, and servers. Content may be acquired continuously by input and output devices and displayed in a social network.
Ip Holdings, Inc.

Training in dispensing a medicament

A medicament-free device (e.g., a smartphone device) for simulating a medicament dispenser may include a sensing device and a processor. The sensing device may sense a user action performed upon the medicament-free device and may output sense data.
Teva Uk Limited

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.

Group monitoring and communication system

A system for monitoring/confirming the location of and communicating with a group of user devices or individual members thereof is generally represented by reference numeral 1. The system 1 comprises a mobile application or website executable on a mobile device 2 such as a smartphone.

Analytics virtualization system

Analytics virtualization is a system and method for bridging data and readily usable autonomous computational model based applications using one to many, many to one and many to many relationship. A generalized system is created that allows any data contained virtualized folder to utilize any number of computational model application via a centralized facilitator framework.

Aimer for barcode scanning

When imaging with a smartphone, a user typically uses the smartphone's display as a viewfinder. The user aligns the smartphone's camera with a target by focusing on the display rather than the target.
Hand Held Products, Inc.

Method for calibrating medical display device using smartphone

A calibration method using a body in which an image information program for displaying medical image information is installed, a medical display device connected to the body and including an image processor and a display panel, and a smartphone having a camera and enabling an application to be installed, includes a calibration preparation step of installing a calibration application in the smartphone and connecting the smartphone to the medical display device; a calibration measurement step of executing the calibration application, acquiring a measuring image displayed on the display panel using the camera of the smartphone as a color sensor, and generating calibration information from a deviation between an measured value of the acquired image and a criterion value; and a calibration performing step of transferring the calibration information generated in the calibration measurement step to the image processor of the medical display device and performing calibration.. .
Advan Int'l Corp.

Charging stand having selectively interruptible charging system

A wave charging stand adapted selectively to interrupt charging of a smartphone to initiate a time display function. The stand employs one or more ir sensors to detect a predetermined sequence of wave activation events, e.g., motions or actions of a user's hand adjacent a portion of the stand.

Mobile phone using non-invasive nerve stimulation

Devices, systems and methods are disclosed that allow a patient to self-treat a medical condition, such as migraine headache, by electrical noninvasive stimulation of a vagus nerve. The system comprises a handheld stimulator that is applied to the surface of the patient's neck, wherein the stimulator comprises or is joined to a smartphone.
Electrocore, Llc

Aromatherapy apparatus and housing

The present invention is an apparatus for employing aromatherapy and binaural sounds for inducing a state of relaxation in a user who may be anxious, upset, or experiencing sleeping difficulties. The apparatus comprises a shape memory foam pillow, a pair of stereo speakers, an aromatherapy diffuser, a pillowcase comprised of heat-transfer fabric, an optional vibrating device, a canopy and a housing to support these elements.

Smart medical examination and communication apparatus

An embodiment of a portable sensor input device operatively connects to a smartphone, wearable computer device, tablet pc, and/or other mobile computer device to facilitate medical examination and diagnosis. The sensor input device used for biological signal detection contains one or more sensors inside it's chest-piece, such as, without limitation, acoustic sensor, temperature sensor, pressure sensor, light sensor, image sensor, electrocardiogram (ecg) sensor, and/or ultrasonic sensor.

Gesture-based control techniques for lighting systems

Techniques and architecture are disclosed for gesture-based control techniques for lighting systems. In some cases, the lighting system may include a camera and/or other suitable componentry to interpret gestures made by a user for controlling light output.
Osram Sylvania Inc.

Systems/methods of preferentially using a first asset, refraining from using a second asset and providing reduced levels of interference to gps and/or satellites

Embodiments of the invention provide reduced levels of interference to gps receivers and/or to satellites. These embodiments allow frequencies that are proximate to gps to be used by base stations and/or access points (such as femtocells) to provide forward and/or return link communications to user devices such as smartphones.
Odyssey Wireless, Inc.

Camera headband device and system with attachable apparatus

A headband camera device which transmits streaming video, images, gps location data and voice communications via a smart phone app or transmit and store data independent of the smart phone app. A bluetooth module or other short range transmission module in the headband facilitates voice communication by interfacing with a user's bluetooth enabled smartphone or within a wifi location.
Remote Xccess, Llc

Method of image conversion operation for panorama dynamic ip camera

The present invention provides a method of image conversion operation for panorama dynamic ip camera. Three wide-angle cameras are used for obtaining a panorama dynamic image, and then to be compressed and transferred through internet to a pc/smartphone/tablet for being decompressed and image conversion operation, so that a user can use the pc/smart phone/tablet to slide a touch screen thereof for viewing the desired dynamic image..
National Taipei University Of Technology

Expanding capabilities of mobile computing devices

A rim for protecting a handheld computing device, such as a smartphone, has left, right, top, and bottom edges sized to engage the corresponding edges of the handheld device. An electronic processor is disposed within at least one of the rim edges, and is able to communicatively connect to the handheld computing device when the handheld computing device is engaged by the rim.
Msc Accessories Corp

Privacy preserving limiting communications to targeted recipients using behavior-based categorizing of recipients

In a data-handling machine system which has data originating and replicating units (e.g., smartphones) configured to allow users to create or replicate and transmit voluminous amounts of data (e.g., emails) on a recipients-targeting basis to large numbers of recipients, a communications constraining mechanism is provided which intercepts emails (or other forms of recipients-targeting communications), classifies the communications, categorizes the targeted recipients and then based on the classifications and categorizations, generates recommendations on whether to block or let through as is the intercepted communications to their intended recipients.. .
Ca, Inc.

Control and monitoring of light-emitting-diode (led) bulbs

A smart light-emitting-diode (led) bulb includes apparatus enabling the bulb to be turned on, off, or dimmed without the use of a wall switch. Such apparatus may include circuitry responsive to rotating the led portion of the bulb, circuitry responsive to touching or tapping on the bulb, or a bluetooth or wifi interconnection enabling the bulb to be controlled using a smartphone or other device executing a bulb-control application.
Rtc Inc.

Shadow advertisement system and method, controlled in linkage with smartphone

Disclosed are a shadow advertisement system and a shadow advertisement method which are controlled in linkage with a smartphone. The system comprises: a power supply unit for, in dc-dc conversion of solar energy from a photovoltaic module, supplying a constant dc voltage and dc current or using an smps power source; a shadow advertisement controller for receiving, via a smartphone and a wireless communication means, an upload of an advertisement image and setting an advertisement time; and a shadow advertisement system for projecting a shadow advertisement printed on a film through a light source, a lens and an advertisement film in linkage with a lighting circuit and exposing the shadow advertisement, wherein the shadow advertisement is exposed at a certain location in such a manner that the light source is delivered to and penetrates the lens, and the advertisement printed on the advertisement film is projected by light which has passed through the lens..

Gesture based interactive graphical user interface for video editing on smartphone/camera with touchscreen

As the user changes the video effects though gestures, the changes are simultaneously applied to the video providing graphical feedback to the user.. .

Device and vascular access

A new device and method are introduced herein to facilitate vascular access in general and the placement of central venous access devices in particular. In one embodiment, the device consists of the following components: a wireless ultrasound imaging handheld scanner, a bluetooth ecg (electrocardiography) data acquisition module with patient ecg cable and sterile adaptor, and a mobile medical application running on a mobile platform (device), e.g., a tablet, smartphone or smart watch.
Bard Access Systems, Inc.

Lunch bag for meals with support for an entertainment gadget

The present invention refers to a lunch bag which has integrated within it the dishes, cutlery and cup for meals, and which is equipped with a support for an entertainment gadget, such as a tablet, a smartphone or other. This equipment is especially suitable for children who need some entertainment during meals and is also indicated in cases of displacement, it makes it possible to have all the necessary accessories for a child's meal in one single space.

Wireless 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.

Smartphone topics:
  • Smartphone
  • Computing Device
  • Touch Screen
  • Obstruction
  • Interactive
  • Base Station
  • Communications
  • Tablet Computer
  • Mobile Computing
  • Mobile Computing Device
  • Computer System
  • Electronic Device
  • User Experience
  • Sole Insert

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