|| List of recent Track-related patents
| Securing embedded content in a display frame with player tracking system integration|
Systems and methods are described for receiving restricted content in an embedded frame of a display. A first content server provides content for presentation to a client.
| Conversation management systems|
Systems and method for conversation management and opinion tracking systems, whereby a conversation management engine can generate on-line conversations based on rules sets such that the generated conversation and the content submitted by participants conforms to a conversation or debate style. The conversation management engine can further implement curation policies that can curate content presented to a conversation such that the presented conversation fits curation rules of the policies.
| Energy distribution system and related methods, devices, and systems|
Aspects of the disclosure are directed to an autonomous energy distribution network including a plurality of solar tracker devices configured to receive solar energy and transform the solar energy into electrical energy, where each of the solar tracker devices is directly connected to a node in a power distribution grid. The network also includes a node manager configured to receive status information from the solar trackers, where the status information includes information regarding the state of the node to which each of the solar tracker device are directly connected..
| Consumer-centric product tracking system|
In one embodiment, a product tracking system may store product and product related information from multiple commerce chain entities, regardless of where the product purchase occurred. The product tracking server 120 may register a product purchase by a user of a consumer product.
| Node manager in an energy distribution system and related methods, devices, and systems|
Aspects of the disclosure are directed to, for example, methods for operating a node manager such as a node manager operably coupled to a solar tracker assembly. In one embodiment, the method includes providing control signals to motors of the solar tracker assembly to control an orientation of a photovoltaic array and receiving status information form one or more sensors configured to measure at least one of ambient, operating, and performance conditions local to tracker electronics of the tracker assembly.
| Palletizer for corrugated bundles|
Techniques that palletize bundles at high-speed. A robotic controller includes a vision system that determines a location and orientation of incoming bundles, a tracking system that communicates between the controller and a conveyor, and a robot that coordinates its movement with the bundles.
| Intracardiac tracking system|
In general, in one aspect, a method is disclosed for determining information about a position of an object. The method includes: (i) causing current to flow between each of three or more sets of current-injecting electrodes on a first catheter inserted into an organ in a patient's body, the organ having a periphery (ii) in response to current flow caused by each set of current injecting electrodes, measuring an electrical signal at each of one or more measuring electrodes located on one or more additional catheters inserted into the organ in the patient's body and (iii) determining the position of each of one or more of the measuring electrodes on the additional catheters relative to the first catheter based on the measured signals from the one or more measuring electrodes..
| Method for improving tx gain in envelope tracking systems|
A method and system enhances the gain of a propagation path of a radio frequency (rf) signal while utilizing an envelope tracking (et) mechanism to provide power to a power amplifier within the propagation path. An envelope tracking (et) controller detects using the et mechanism an rf envelope of the rf signal being propagated towards the power amplifier.
Embodiments provide methods, apparatus and computer software for use in calibrating a transmitter in operative association with a variable supply voltage. A phase distortion of the power amplifier is determined for a given instantaneous power.
| Interface using eye tracking contact lenses|
Methods of eye gaze tracking are provided using magnetized contact lenses tracked by magnetic sensors and/or reflecting contact lenses tracked by video-based sensors. Tracking information of contact lenses from magnetic sensors and video-based sensors may be used to improve eye tracking and/or combined with other sensor data to improve accuracy.
| Method and apparatus for displaying screen with eye tracking in portable terminal|
A method and an apparatus for displaying a screen using an eye tracking in a portable terminal are provided. The method includes displaying a message on the display unit, photographing a user's eyeball through the camera unit when the message is displayed to determine a position of the user's eyeball, determining whether the message is read by comparing eye tracking information gathered by the photographing of the user's eyeball with a message position of a time point of displaying the message, and distinguishing an unread message from a read message based on the determining.
| Solar tracker and related methods, devices, and systems|
Aspects of the disclosure are directed to a solar tracker assembly. In one embodiment, the assembly includes a base having a track, a centrally-positioned base member, a motor operably coupled to the base member, and a plurality of arms extending from the base member towards the track, with the track including a plurality of arcuate members that are assembled to form the track.
|Eye tracking user interface|
A method for providing a graphic interface is disclosed. The method includes the steps displaying a set of interface tiles on a display device, detecting a location of a user's gaze, identifying that a user is looking at one tile of the set of interface tiles for a set period of time, displaying a expansion tile along with the set of interface tiles, the expansion tile comprises additional content associated with an identified tile of the set of interface tiles that the user is looking at..
|Automated alert management|
Alerts may be received from an event monitoring system that monitors computing resources of a computer system. Based on an alert ruleset, an alert management module may determine whether to provide notification of the alert.
|Method for establishing terms of a financial transaction using player tracking data|
A method for establishing one or more terms of a financial transaction comprises: receiving a player identifier; retrieving player tracking data provided by a player tracking system; and determining the at least one term based on the player tracking data. In one embodiment, the financial transaction is cashing of a check and the at least one term is a check cashing limit.
|Workflow context aware location tracking system and method|
A system and method for improving tracking indoor or outdoor object movement using workflow context information. The system comprises a location tracking sub-system, communication devices and a context-aware location engine.
|Patient positioning system with an electromagnetic field generator of an electromagnetic tracking system|
It also relates to a method for navigating a patient or a part of the patient's body by means of a medical navigation system using an electromagnetic tracking system, wherein the patient or part of the patient's body is positioned by such a patient positioning system (10).. .
|Method and system for ultrasonic signaling, ranging and location tracking|
An indoor ultrasonic location tracking system that can utilize standard audio speakers to provide indoor ranging information to modern mobile devices like smartphones and tablets. The method uses a communication scheme based on linearly increasing frequency modulated chirps in the audio bandwidth just above the human hearing frequency range where mobile devices are still sensitive.
|Image-based object tracking system and image-based object tracking method|
An image-based object tracking system and an image-based object tracking method are provided. The image-based object tracking system includes an object, a camera, a computing device, and a display device.
|Method and apparatus for calibrating an envelope tracking system|
A method of calibrating an envelope tracking system for a supply voltage for a power amplifier module within a radio frequency (rf) transmitter of a wireless communication unit is described. The method comprising, within at least one signal processing module of the wireless communication unit, applying a training signal comprising an envelope that varies with time to an input of the rf transmitter, receiving at least an indication of instantaneous output signal values for the power amplifier module in response to the training signal, calculating instantaneous gain values based at least partly on the received output power values, and adjusting a mapping function between an instantaneous envelope of a waveform signal to be amplified by the power amplifier module and the power amplifier module supply voltage to achieve a power amplifier module gain, for example that is monotonically increasing as a function of power amplifier output power..
|Methods, systems, and apparatus for audio backtracking control|
Example methods, systems, and apparatus for audio backtracking control are provided. An example method includes comparing an audio input value associated with an audio input to a threshold.
|Method and apparatus for activation and deactivation of aircraft container tracking device|
A tracking system that includes equipment and methodology to determine when the tracked container is in close proximity to an aircraft. In general, the tracking device is deactivated while the aircraft container is close to or on board of the aircraft, and the tracking device is activated while the aircraft container is outside the aircraft.
|Eye tracking wearable devices and methods for use|
Devices and methods are provided for eye-tracking, e.g., including a freeform optical assembly and/or a modular design. In an exemplary embodiment, a device and method are provided that includes a wearable device on a user's head, the wearable device including a scene camera oriented to capture images of the user's surroundings.
|Stereo vision encoded ultrasonic inspection|
This invention applies optical tracking technology with an ultrasound inspection system to associate recorded position data with the inspection data. The reference targets of the optical tracking system can be attached to the inspection assembly to allow fully recorded position information to be associated with the ultrasonic, eddy current, or other nondestructive examination data without substantially impacting the overall envelope of the nde inspection equipment.
|Accurate 3d finger tracking with a single camera|
An object tracking device includes a camera with a field of view oriented in a first direction and a mirror with a field of reflection oriented in a second direction. When an object is in a first region in the field of view of the electronic camera, the camera has a direct view of the object and a reflected view of the object from the mirror.
|Eye tracking enabling 3d viewing on conventional 2d display|
The exemplary illustrative non-limiting technology herein enables 3d viewing on conventional 2d displays such as home television sets by tracking a person's viewpoint. Detecting a player's viewpoint movement to change the viewing of the displayed object gives the illusion that the object is physically present in three-dimensional space.
|Control systems and methods for power amplifiers operating in envelope tracking mode|
Control systems and methods for power amplifiers operating in envelope tracking mode are presented. A set of corresponding functions and modules are described and various possible system configurations using such functions and modules are presented..
|Amplifier dynamic bias adjustment for envelope tracking|
An envelope tracking amplifier having stacked transistors is presented. The envelope tracking amplifier uses dynamic bias voltages at one or more gates of the stacked transistors in addition to a dynamic bias voltage at a drain of a transistor..
|Amplifiers operating in envelope tracking mode or non-envelope tracking mode|
Various envelope tracking amplifiers are presented that can be switched between an et (envelope tracking) mode and a non-et mode. Switches and/or tunable components are utilized in constructing the envelope tracking amplifiers that can be switched between the et mode and the non-et mode..
|Air sample tracking system and method|
A system for tracking one or more subjects for collecting airborne contaminants. The system includes one or more subjects configured to collect air contaminants.
|Belt tracking system, roller assembly, and image forming apparatus including same|
A belt tracking system for adjusting misalignment of a movable belt in an axial direction of a plurality of rollers about which the movable belt is entrained includes a slope member and a stationary shaft guide. The slope member is disposed at both ends of at least one of the plurality of rollers in the axial direction, to tilt the roller as the belt moves in the axial direction.
|Method and apparatus to implement security in a long term evolution wireless device|
A wireless transmit receive unit (wtru) is configured to receive unciphered and ciphered messages. The unciphered messages include identity requests, authentication requests, non-access stratum (nas) security mode commands and tracking area update responses.
|Server-based content tracking apparatus and method|
A method for tracking digital content. The method can include receiving digital content data from a digital content provider; generating a client digital content data stream using the digital content data; sending the client digital content data stream to a client system; and sending a signal to a digital content tracking system when an event is triggered by at least one of (1) a status of the client digital content data stream, (2) a placeholder associated with the client digital content data stream, (3) an external event, and (4) metadata in the client digital content data stream.
|Method and apparatus for identifying a multimedia broadcast/multicast service (mbms) area in a wireless communication system|
A method and embms-enabled infrastructure device are disclosed that provide an updated mechanism for a client, or user equipment (ue), to report its location such that an embms-enabled application desiring embms location information can uniquely identify the mbsfn in which the ue is located. The method and embms-enabled infrastructure device identify an embms area associated with a user equipment ue by receiving, from the ue, a multicast broadcast single frequency network (mbsfn) area update message from a user equipment, wherein the mbsfn area update message uniquely identifies an mbsfn area and includes an extension identifier derived from one or more of a cell identifier, an enodeb identifier, an identifier of a group of cells, a service identifier, a tracking area identifier, and a paging area identifier, and optionally further may include an mbsfn areaid, and determining an mbsfn area serving the user equipment based on the received embms area identifier..
|Systems and methods for automatically adjusting audio based on gaze point|
Embodiments provide methods and systems for adjusting audio output based on eye tracking input. In some embodiments, a memory stores data defining a boundary based on a coordinate system.
|High-accuracy and low-power tracking system for mobile devices|
An electronic device for wirelessly tracking the position of a second electronic device is disclosed. The electronic device includes transceiver circuitry having a beacon generator to generate a beacon at a particular frequency and direction.
|Solar tracker, sun tracking method, solar power generator, and controller|
A solar tracker comprises: a measuring section which measures the quantity of electric power generated by a solar panel; a solar position getting section which gets information about the theoretical solar position; a driving section which changes the orientation of the solar panel; a dither control section which measures a solar position; a positional shift measuring section which measures a solar positional shift between the measured solar position and the theoretical solar position. The driving section corrects the theoretical solar position based on the estimated attitude error and controls the orientation of the solar panel based on the theoretical position corrected..
|Device and method for remediating vulnerabilities|
Exemplary methods, apparatuses, and systems receive data describing a first software component used by a software product and vulnerability data describing a vulnerability in the first software component. A vulnerability score is calculated for the software product based upon the vulnerability data for the first software component.
|Food tracing and tracking system and method|
A food tracing and tracking system, method, and computer-program product are provided. The present invention allows companies that operate within these supply-chains, to exchange information bi-directionally throughout the entire supply-chain while maintaining data integrity and appropriate levels of security at all times and in real-time.
|System for implementing a network-based user referral program|
A system for implementing a referral program includes a referral tracking system capable of tracking referrals of users from participant sites to a merchant site, and capable of determining whether such referrals result in purchases. The referral program participants may select particular catalog items to recommend, and may provide encoded links on their sites to the corresponding catalog pages of the merchant site.
|Goal tracking system and method|
In a computer-implemented method for goal tracking goal tracking information is accessed, wherein the goal tracking information comprises user activities and contact information associated with said the activities. Goal tracking information is automatically correlated.
|Package management system for tracking shipment and product integrity|
A product integrity tracking shipping label includes a label body for attaching to a product to be shipped or to packaging containing the product. One or more movement monitoring configured with the label body detects a movement metric of the product.
|Spin to win gaming device|
Various embodiments are directed to gaming machines, gaming systems, methods, and computer-readable media for presenting a multi-tiered promotional game having a promotional base game component, promotional bonus game component, and a cash giveaway component. According to one embodiment, the gaming system includes a player tracking system having a database of player gaming data that includes a record of multi-tiered promotional game entry points and multi-tiered promotional bonus game entry points.
|Method and apparatus for checking temperature in a closed trailer|
A temperature control and tracking system for cargo containers includes temperature probes which are positioned to provide improved temperature tracking of cargo during shipment.. .
|Method and apparatus for calibrating an envelope tracking system|
A method of calibrating an envelope tracking system for a supply voltage for a power amplifier module within a radio frequency (rf) transmitter module. The method includes deriving a mapping function between an instantaneous envelope of a waveform signal to be amplified by the power amplifier module and the power amplifier module supply voltage to achieve a constant power amplifier module gain based on a gain compression factor, setting an envelope tracking path of the transmitter module into an envelope tracking mode in which mapping between the instantaneous envelope of the waveform signal and the power amplifier module supply voltage is performed using the derived mapping function, applying a training signal comprising an envelope that varies with time to the rf transmitter module, measuring a battery current, modifying the gain compression factor based on the measured battery current, and re-deriving the mapping function based on the modified gain compression factor..
|High bandwidth, high efficiency dc-dc multilevel converter topology|
A multilevel dc-dc converter includes a voltage source that provides a voltage vout1 to at least one charge converter circuit and an output filter capacitor having an associated output voltage vout2. The at least one charge converter circuit includes a transformer having at least one primary winding and at least two secondary windings, a primary and secondary circuit each having at least two switching elements, and a control unit which receives a control signal, such as but not limited to an envelope tracking signal, which represents a desired output voltage.
|Method and apparatus for calibrating an envelope tracking system|
A method of calibrating an envelope tracking system for a supply voltage for a power amplifier module within a radio frequency (rf) transmitter module of a wireless communication unit. The method includes, within at least one signal processing module of the wireless communication unit, determining combinations of the power amplifier supply voltage and power amplifier input power that provide a power amplifier output power equal to a target output power, obtaining battery current indications for the determined combinations of the power amplifier supply voltage and power amplifier input power, selecting a combination of the power amplifier supply voltage and power amplifier input power that provide a power amplifier output power equal to a target output power based at least partly on the obtained battery current indications therefore, and calibrating the envelope tracking system using the selected combination of the power amplifier supply voltage and power amplifier input power..
|Adaptive velocity tracker|
The disclosure is directed to a high precision two axis tracking system having adaptive angular velocity comprising: a pedestal coupled to a foundation; a slew drive comprising a modular velocity rotation driver operably coupled to the pedestal; an azimuth yoke operably coupled to the slew drive and hingedly coupled to an elevation hub; an elevation hub comprising a modular velocity elevation driver, hingedly coupled to the azimuth yoke; a directional apparatus configured to be precisely pointed towards a target, operably coupled to the elevation hub; and a processor operably coupled to the tracking system.. .
|Controlling a solar tracking system|
A method of tracking the sun is disclosed. A measurement of a gravity vector is obtained in a frame of reference of a solar collector rotatable with respect to an earth center of reference.
|Asset tracking system|
An asset tracking system for tracking assets, for example, a vehicle, with an integrated topology that is configured minimize the complexity of the system by eliminating hardware duplication and sensing the ignition state while obviating the need to access the ignition switch circuit; the asset tracking system optionally including a loan obligation management system that is integrated with the asset recovery system which provides in-vehicle notifications of loan obligations for the asset upon which the loan obligation is based from a remote location directly to the asset.. .
|Biosensitive response evaluation for design and research|
Biosensitive response evaluation improves both design and marketing research by combining eye tracking information with time-coded biosensor information to determine the relative brain state of various market research respondents at the precise moment they are exposed to a stimulus. Areas of interest (aoi) are demarcated on detected objects.
|Real - time emotion tracking system|
Devices, systems, methods, media, and programs for detecting an emotional state change in an audio signal are provided. A plurality of segments of the audio signal is received, with the plurality of segments being sequential.
|Device and method for assisting laparoscopic surgery - rule based approach|
The present invention provides a surgical tracking system for assisting an operator to perform a laparoscopic surgery of a human body, said surgical tracking system comprising: a. At least one endoscope adapted to acquire real-time images of a surgical environment within said human body; b.
|Selective notification of drx parameter|
Systems and methods are provided that may reduce unnecessary resource consumption and network traffic in a communications network, such as an lte network. Initiating a tracking area update (tau) procedure may be avoided in instances where a discontinuous reception (drx) cycle length chosen by a user equipment (ue) would be ignored in accordance with standards governing paging in the communications networks.
|Use of physician eye tracking during a procedure|
A method for displaying information, including presenting on one or more monitors a plurality of distinct elements in a first spatial relationship with one another, the plurality of distinct elements being illustrative of a state of a medical procedure. The method also includes measuring gaze directions, towards the plurality of the elements, of an implementer of the medical procedure while the procedure is being performed.
|Low-cost tracking system|
A method of tracking a second electronic device with respect to a first electronic device is disclosed. The method includes transmitting a first waveform of a first frequency along a first fixed path associated with the first device.
|Bracelet tracking system|
The present invention is a bracelet tracking system that includes a caregiver monitoring bracelet worn by one or more caregivers, the caregiver monitoring bracelet includes a base caregiver bracelet, a digital display, an increasing display button, a decreasing display button, a first call alarm, an automatic reset button, one or more first indicator lights and a gps receiver. The system also includes a caretaker tracking device worn by one or more caretakers, the caretaker device includes a base caretaker ring, a second call alarm, one or more second indicator lights and a gps transmitter and a communications technology that puts the caregiver monitoring bracelet in communication with the one or more caregiver tracking devices..
|Suspended storage system for pharmacy|
A storage system for a pharmacy that has a frame containing a rack-like structure with a plurality of storage carriers detachably suspended therefrom. The carriers are sized to receive filled prescription orders and the like and include individual identifiers that facilitate locating the carriers at a specific location on the rack-like structure.
|Integrated monitoring, control and equipment maintenance and tracking system|
An integrated monitoring, control and equipment maintenance and tracking system and method is provided for managing a plurality of field devices. The integrated and coordinated system includes the monitoring and control system that uses safety subsystem field device data and process control subsystem field device data.
|Unequal amplifier gain compression via shaping table|
A communication device, such as a smart phone, includes an envelope tracking power supply that provides a voltage supply signal for a power amplifier. The envelope tracking signal input to the envelope tracking power supply arises from application of a shaping table on a desired transmit signal.
|Envelope tracker path adaptation for power saving|
In response to changing power output requirements of a ue, an envelope tracking (et) path of a transmission chain changes power modes. When the ue output power is below a threshold, the et path may switch an et power supply to a low power mode.
|Shaping table reconfiguration at communication event boundaries|
A communication device, such as a smart phone, receives a power specification message from a network controller. The power specification message specifies an output power applicable for a particular communication subframe or symbol within the subframe.
|Dynamic operating bandwidth configuration for an envelope tracker|
A communication device, such as a smart phone, receives operational parameters from a network controller. The operational parameters may include, as examples, bandwidth allocation, center frequency, and receive/transmit band assignments.
This disclosure relates to systems and methods for paging devices in a communication network. A network device providing mobility management through control messaging can be assigned a number of cell sites in multiple tracking areas.
|Method for managing the state of micro base stations by following the variations of traffic requirements, and associated controller device|
A method manages the state of a plurality of micro base stations inside a mobile communication network. The network comprises at least a macro cell containing at least one tracking area covering a plurality of micro cells each one associated with a micro base station.
|Envelope tracking signal bandwidth control|
An envelope tracking circuit for a transmit and receive path for a telecommunications device includes a filter to reduce the bandwidth of the transmit signal. The envelope of the filtered signal having the lower bandwidth is used to dynamically modulates the power amplifier voltage supply signal.