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 Interactive program manager and methods for presenting program content patent thumbnailInteractive program manager and methods for presenting program content
A method includes sending, from a media device to a display device, media content associated with a channel provided by a content provider, the media content received from a network device associated with the content provider. The method includes analyzing, based on a profile, a data feed from a source external to the content provider to identify content of interest.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.


 Camera user input based image value index patent thumbnailCamera user input based image value index
In an imaging evaluation method, camera, and system, a scene is imaged with a camera. User inputs to the camera are received concurrent with the imaging.
Apple Inc.


 Method and system for managing multimedia accessiblity patent thumbnailMethod and system for managing multimedia accessiblity
A system that incorporates the subject disclosure may include, for example, determine a first impairment associated with a first user of a first end user device, receive user input captured at a second end user device during a communication session between the first and second end user devices, store instructions for executing a group of adjustment techniques for modifying the user input where the group of adjustment techniques includes amplifying selective frequencies and translating the user input into sign language images, select an adjustment technique from among the group of adjustment techniques, adjust the user input according to the adjustment technique to generate adjusted user input, and provide the adjusted user input to the first end user device during the communication session. Other embodiments are disclosed..
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.


 Vehicle mobile terminal manipulation system patent thumbnailVehicle mobile terminal manipulation system
A vehicle mobile terminal manipulation system that manipulates a mobile terminal brought in a vehicle includes: a mobile terminal; a manipulation device to which a user inputs manipulation; and a notification portion that notifies the mobile terminal of manipulation information indicative of manipulation which has been input to the manipulation device. The mobile terminal includes a terminal-side display portion and a terminal-side manipulation portion.
Denso Corporation


 User activity tracking system patent thumbnailUser activity tracking system
In one embodiment, sensor signals corresponding to motions of a client device are received. Activities of a user corresponding to the client device are determined, based on a first analysis algorithm that uses the sensor signals to select activity types, each activity type corresponding to a particular time period.
Facebook, Inc.


 Browser-based virtual media administration patent thumbnailBrowser-based virtual media administration
An information handling system (ihs) provides graphical user interface (gui)-controlled virtual media between a networked management ihs and a managed ihs. At least one user input component is capable of manipulating and/or interfacing with one or more items on a gui presented on a display device.
Dell Products, L.p.


 System and  dynamic response to user interaction patent thumbnailSystem and dynamic response to user interaction
A computing device, having a user input interface including an input button, processes a sentence array including component words of a target sentence string to determine at least one target word to be read by the user. The computing device detects press and hold by the user of the input button, and in direct response, receives and processes user speech input to recognize at least one spoken word, and upon recognizing the at least one spoken word, determines whether the user has correctly read the at least one target word.
Seashells Education Software, Inc.


 Modular system for the real time assessment of critical thinking skills patent thumbnailModular system for the real time assessment of critical thinking skills
Disclosed are various embodiments for assisting students in a development of critical thinking skills pertinent to solving problems. An educational system may access predefined education modules from memory that facilitate an interaction between a student and a user interface.
University Of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc.


 Open platform for flight restricted region patent thumbnailOpen platform for flight restricted region
Systems and methods are provided for collecting information regarding flight restriction regions. The information regarding flight restriction regions may be approved of, or the identity of a user inputting such information may be verified.
Sz Dji Technology Co., Ltd


 Universal remote control user interface for discrete control of multiple devices patent thumbnailUniversal remote control user interface for discrete control of multiple devices
A universal remote control device and methods for controlling multiple devices with a universal remote control device are provided. The method includes receiving a boot completed notification from a control unit of the universal remote control device and displaying a troubleshooting icon on a display of the universal remote control device.
Ray Enterprises Inc.


Optimized service mode cooling

A management controller may monitor temperatures of information handling resources in an information handling system and identify abnormalities associated with the information handling resources. When a power down sequence is initiated, the management controller may use any identified abnormalities as well as user input indicating a particular information handling resource for service.
Dell Products L.p.

Automatic driving log system and method

Systems and methods for creating driving distance, driving time, and duty time logs for a driver of a commercial motor vehicle (cmv). One method includes defining a geo-fenced region for a work reporting location.
J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc.

Digital inventory system

An inventory technology that works with computers, smartphones and devices that assists in creating a personal property inventory for insurance purposes wills, probate, taxes and or other needs. An inventory may be prepared before an insurance loss occurs by use of photos, videos, user input and vender supplied receipts.

Method and system for informing content with data

A computer-implemented method and system useful for displaying and analyzing trends in search terms, social media, and other resources. The system may include a server that can communicate with a client device.

Method, system, and device of differentiating among users based on responses to interferences

Devices, systems, and methods of detecting user identity, differentiating between users of a computerized service, and detecting a cyber-attacker. An end-user device interacts and communicates with a server of a computerized service, or with a local application or web-browser running on the end-user device.
Biocatch Ltd.

Automated layout generation

Systems and methods for use in the generation of layouts for spaces. User defined parameters are entered and, based on the user inputs and the system configuration, a layout for the space is provided.

Resolving database entity information

Entity resolution in a database comprises receiving imported data comprising imported data entities each having properties each having values; receiving first user input that selects the imported data entities for resolution to existing data entities in a database; receiving second user input that specifies matching criteria for matching the imported data entities to the existing data entities, wherein each of the matching criteria comprises a matching technique; matching the imported data entities to the existing data entities using the matching criteria, resulting in creating and storing matched entity information, wherein the matched entity information is organized in matched entity data sets associated with subsets of the matching criteria that were matched; consolidating the imported data entities into the existing data entities; storing the first user input and second user input as a named criteria set for use in subsequent entity resolution operations.. .
Palantir Technologies, Inc.

System and analyzing popularity of one or more user defined topics among the big data

A method to analyze popularity of user defined topics by identifying correlations between grams contained in user identified anchor documents and the grams contained in raw documents is provided. The method includes following steps: (a) a user input data that includes (i) user identified topics for user identified subject matter, (ii) user identified topical anchor documents, and (iii) a plurality of user identified raw documents internet source with respective source addresses; (b) the raw document sources is accessed using the source addresses to retrieve and store data in a database; (c) grams and gram document dictionaries together with gram values for each topical anchor document and raw document are identified and stored; and (d) the grams in each of the topical anchor documents against the grams in all the raw documents are analyzed to determine a relative popularity of the topical anchor documents..

User interaction models for disambiguation in programming-by-example

Systems and methods for increasing user confidence in results that are produced by one or more programs that are generated by an underlying programming-by-example (pbe) system based on user input examples. A plurality of generated programs that have been generated using one or more user input examples that are indicative of an output that should be achieved to comply with a user determined result are received.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Audio system with parental maximum volume control

A user interface (104) of an audio system (100) enables adjustment of a volume level of an audio signal being reproduced on at least a portion of the audio system to a desired maximum volume level. The user interface further enables the desired maximum volume level to be selected as a set maximum volume level.
Panasonic Automotive Systems Company Of America, Division Of Panasonic Corporation Of North America

Mobile terminal, display apparatus and control method thereof

Disclosed is a control method for a display apparatus and a mobile terminal which includes a camera for taking a photograph and generating an image; a voice input unit which is used to input a voice; a user input unit which receives a user's input; a display unit which displays the image thereon; a wireless communication unit which communicates with a counterpart mobile terminal through a wireless network; and a controller which performs a video call by transmitting to the counterpart mobile terminal video call data comprising a video generated by the camera and a voice input by the voice input unit according user input, displays on the display unit a shared image during the video call, and transmits to the counterpart mobile terminal the shared image added to the video call data.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Aircraft enhanced waypoint list display

An aircraft system includes a flight management system configured to generate a flight plan with a plurality of waypoints. The aircraft system includes a processing unit configured to receive the flight plan and to generate display commands representing the flight plan as a list of the waypoints.
Honeywell International Inc.

Mobile terminal extracting contents and displaying electronic note and method thereof

This specification relates to a mobile terminal capable of displaying contents and a control method thereof. The mobile terminal includes a memory configured to store a plurality of contents associated with a plurality of applications together with log information relating to each of the contents, a user input unit configured to receive condition information, input in relation to the log information and a controller configured to extract contents which satisfy the condition information based on the log information related to each of the contents, and display the extracted contents..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Dynamic control schemes for simultaneously-active applications

Methods, devices, and non-transitory process-readable storage media automatically configure or reconfigure input mechanisms to provide user inputs to simultaneously-active applications with input mechanisms that conflict. An embodiment method performed by a processor of a computing device may include recognizing that an overlapping control condition exists between simultaneously-active applications when a first control element of a first application and a second control element of a second application are configured to receive respective user inputs via a common input mechanism.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Operator tag search system

An operator tag search system can generate a search page including a search box and identify an initial set of user inputs in the search box. The search system can generate operator tags in the search box, where each operator tag includes a selected search property, an operator, and an inputted value.
Uber Technologies, Inc.

Pinable and actionable navigation breadcrumbs

A method implemented by a computer. The method includes displaying, on a tangible display device, a pinboard including a first breadcrumb; receiving input from a user, via a tangible user input device, commanding that an action be taken with respect to the breadcrumb, the action being other than navigating to where the breadcrumb points; and performing the action, wherein the action enables faster operation of the computer by avoidance of intervening user actions..
Adp, Llc

Mobile terminal and controlling the same

A mobile terminal for performing multi-tasking may include a display and a controller configured to cause the display to: display first screen information and second screen information concurrently in a first display format in response to a first type of user input, wherein the second screen information overlaps with at least part of the first screen information in the first display format; and display the first screen information and the second screen information in a second display format in response to a second type of user input, wherein the first screen information and the second screen information do not overlap in the second display format.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.

Altering sampling rate to thwart attacks that involve analyzing hardware sensor output

A hardware sensor and a hardware user-input component are integrated in a portable electronic device. The hardware sensor is operable to produce hardware sensor output indicative of orientation or motion or both of the device within its environment.
Blackberry Limited

Keyboard based graphical user interface navigation

A computer-implemented method of navigating a gui can include, responsive to a user input initiating a navigation mode, overlaying, atop of the gui located within a first layer, a virtual keyboard within a second layer, wherein the virtual keyboard includes a plurality of virtual keys. The method can include, for each virtual key, associating the virtual key with a region of the first layer including an area of the gui beneath the virtual key.
International Business Machines Corporation

Augmented reality maps

A user points a handheld communication device to capture and display a real-time video stream. The handheld communication device detects geographic position, camera direction, and tilt of the image capture device.
Apple Inc.

Powered hygiene shower spray system

A powered hygiene shower spray system is provided. The system has a slide bar housing adapted for mounting to a shower chamber substrate.
Vega Innovations Llc

Washing machine appliance and a operating the same

A washing machine and a method for operating a washing machine appliance. After the user selects a wash cycle, the washing machine appliance may perform a load sensing routine, during which a standard water fill amount and standard agitation intensity are determined.
General Electric Company

Adjustable spacing comb, adjustment drive and hair cutting appliance

The present disclosure relates to an adjustment drive (50) for an adjustable spacing comb (26) for a hair cutting appliance (10) and to a hair cutting appliance (10) that is fitted with an adjustable spacing comb (26). The present disclosure further relates to a method for operating an adjustable spacing comb (26) for a hair cutting appliance (10).
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Electrotherapy system for traditional chinese medicine

An electrotherapy system includes a control device, a pulse generator and an electrode pad unit. The control device receives a user input associated with one of twelve meridians of a human, and outputs a control signal associated with the one of the twelve meridians.

Method for facilitating control of a bathing unit system and control panel implementing same

A method and a control panel are described for facilitating the control of a bathing unit system so that the bathing unit system is caused to transition between operating in accordance with a first operational mode to operating in accordance with a second operational mode. A control signal is generated in response to a unitary user input event performed by a user at a control panel of the bathing unit system, the control signal conveying an ambiance activation command associated with a specific ambience setting, the generation of the control signal comprising selecting the specific ambience setting from a set of ambience settings stored in a memory device.
Gecko Alliance Group Inc.

Ultrasound apparatus and obtaining information from contrast image

Provided is an ultrasound diagnosis apparatus including: an image processor configured to generate, as an amount of a contrast agent introduced into a target tissue of an object changes, a plurality of ultrasound images showing different sizes of regions in a target tissue region, representing a tissue into which the contrast agent has been introduced; a display configured to display a first ultrasound image from among the plurality of ultrasound images; a user input unit configured to receive a user input for setting a region of interest (roi) in the displayed first ultrasound image; and a controller configured to determine, based on the set roi, the regions in the plurality of ultrasound images representing the tissue into which the contrast agent has been introduced and determine the region of the target tissue based on the determined regions.. .
Samsung Medison Co., Ltd.

System and batch sizing hair dye mixtures

In various embodiments, there are provided different methods of batch sizing. One method provides for the stylist having a matrix chart outlining as a percentage of or total amount of ingredients needed to create a mixture based on customer characteristics and/or service requested.
Suretint Technologies, Llc

Method and system for providing horticultural light to plants

The present invention discloses a method and system for providing horticultural light to a plant. The said method and system includes at least one computer, at least one database, a communication network and a horticultural light emitting diode (led) array configured to provide light to plants.
Valoya Oy

Method for controlling cooker

A method for controlling a cooker is provided that may include receiving via a user input a selection of a menu in which one of a manual cooking mode or an automatic cooking mode may be selected and a cooking start signal, determining via the controller whether a type of dish to be cooked requires a user operation in which, when the automatic cooking mode is selected, whether an input type of dish to be cooked requires a manual user operation during cooking is determined and performing via the controller a user operation mode in which, when it is determined, in the determining of whether the type of dish to be cooked requires a user operation, that the type of dish to be cooked requires the manual user operation, the user is informed of a time point at which a predetermined user operation has to be performed.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.

Induction holding, warming, and cooking system having in-unit magnetic control

An induction-based food holding, warming, or cooking system. The system including a base having a based surface associated therewith.
Cooktek Induction Systems, Llc

Switching between restricted-access websites on mobile user devices

A system stores first information, provided by a first user input via a mobile operating system, which enables access to a first restricted access website. The system stores a first screenshot and first data associated with the first restricted access website in response to a first user request, via the mobile operating system, to switch to a second restricted access website.
Salesforce.com, Inc.

Interactive content generation for thin client applications

A system for providing interactive content for thin applications executing on client devices, the system including: a computer processor; a content provider configured to: receive a content request; and provide content for a thin application executing on a client device in response to the content request; and a content engine executing on the computer processor to enable the computer processor to: receive a content instruction request; provide a content instruction set defining a set of client-interactive controls corresponding to a specific content for the thin application, where: the content instruction set identifies a set of images; the content instruction set includes instructions for indicating which of the set of images to display based on a current image of the set of images and a detected user input; and the content is displayed by the thin application in association with at least one of the set of images.. .
Adrise, Inc.

Electronic device and adjusting camera exposure

An apparatus and method for adjusting camera exposure are disclosed. The apparatus includes an electronic device the electronic device includes a camera, a display, and a processor.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Voice controlled electronic kitchen assistance

A method for providing electronic assistance to a user within a kitchen is provided. The method may include continuously sensing for user input voice command, receiving a trigger input in response to an action by a user within the kitchen, and receiving a user input voice command from the user.
General Electric Company

Methods and apparatus to determine developmental progress with artificial intelligence and user input

The methods and apparatus disclosed herein can diagnose or identify a subject as at risk of having one or more developmental disorders with fewer questions, decreased amounts of time, and determine a plurality of developmental disorders, and provide clinically acceptable sensitivity and specificity in a clinical environment. The methods and apparatus disclosed herein can be configured to diagnose or determine the subject as at risk of a developmental disorder among a plurality of developmental disorders, and decreasing the number of questions presented can be particularly helpful where a subject presents with a plurality of possible developmental disorders.
Cognoa, Inc.

User equipment, service providing device, pos terminal, payment system including the same, control method thereof, and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium storing computer program recorded thereon

Provided are user equipment, a service providing device, a pos terminal, a payment system including the same, a control method thereof, and a non-transitory computer-readable storage medium storing a computer program recorded thereon. That is, according to the present invention, it is possible to obtain image information through a front camera equipped on a front surface of user equipment when a predetermined important screen such as reception of a pin number corresponding to a payment card is displayed in the user equipment, recognize one or more objects through an object recognizing function in the obtained image information, and suppress exposure of information on the important screen in accordance with a user input by a predetermined function when a user other than a pre-registered user is included in the one or more recognized objects..
Sk Planet Co., Ltd.

Audio verification

One or more techniques and/or systems are provided for audio verification. An audio signal, comprising a code for user verification, may be identified.
Yahoo!, Inc.

Computer-assisted medical information analysis

This disclosure describes systems, devices, and techniques for determining discrepancies in medical information. In one example, a computer-implemented method includes receiving clinical documentation related to a patient encounter, receiving one or more selected codes associated with the patient encounter, and determining, by the computing device, one or more suggested codes associated with the patient encounter and based on clinical documentation.
3m Innovative Properties Company

Queryless search based on context

Computer-readable media, computer systems, and computing devices for initiating a queryless search is provided. In this regard, a search can be initiated without a user inputting a query.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Intelli-voyage travel

A system to improve user messaging in a mobile device by providing an intelligent interactive travel as a gui that receives verbal and text input and outputs offers to provide travel-related information, offers to provide travel-related actions, offers to send a travel-related communication, or offers to save travel-related information, wherein processing content of the user input comprises analyzing message content to collect travel-related parameters relating to geographic travel path, airport information, air travel route information, airline flight information, flight availability, flight status, flight booking information, flight cancelling information, airport fees, baggage fees, local and remote ground transportion options, local and remote weather information, message priority, channel type, channel availability, user schedule, user time zone, user time and date, user travel-related preferences, type of content, and number of recipients, and saving said collected parameters to memory, wherein the travel-related parameter is calculated using a travel-related index, the travel-related index comprising a numerical value based on travel-related hierarchy, wherein the one or more programs include instructions for providing feedback to the user wherein the feedback comprises a graphical or spoken output from the portable electronic device, said output comprising information linked to the user schedule and one or more travel-related parameters, wherein the user schedule parameter is compared to a travel-related parameter and a scheduling database is populated with an entry that uses the comparison data and, wherein specific customized travel-related profile parameters are set to establish priority overrides where a user schedule has a different priority than a travel-related parameter.. .

Zero latency digital assistant

An electronic device can implement a zero-latency digital assistant by capturing audio input from a microphone and using a first processor to write audio data representing the captured audio input to a memory buffer. In response to detecting a user input while capturing the audio input, the device can determine whether the user input meets a predetermined criteria.
Apple Inc.

User interface for receiving user input

The present disclosure relates to user interfaces for receiving user input. In some examples, a device determines which user input technique a user has accessed most recently, and displays the corresponding user interface.
Apple Inc.

Intelligent automated assistant in a media environment

Systems and processes are disclosed for operating a digital assistant in a media environment. In an exemplary embodiment, a user can interact with a digital assistant of a media device while content is displayed by the media device.
Apple Inc.

Generating an incident dossier

Methods, devices, and systems for generating an incident dossier are described herein. One device includes a memory, and a processor configured to execute executable instructions stored in the memory to import data associated with an incident associated with a site, wherein the data is in a number of different forms, receive a number of user inputs associated with the incident, and generate an incident dossier based on the data associated with the incident and the number of user inputs, wherein the incident dossier includes a timeline of the incident, a report of the incident, and a damage assessment of the incident..
Honeywell International Inc.

Providing an information set relating to a graphical user interface element on a graphical user interface

An apparatus is provided. The apparatus comprises at least one processing unit, at least one memory, a pressure level sensitive user input device and a graphical user interface.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Devices, methods, and graphical user interfaces for moving a current focus using a touch-sensitive remote control

An electronic device provides, to a display, data to present a user interface that includes: a plurality of user interface objects, and a current focus on a first user interface object. The device receives an input that corresponds to a gesture detected on a touch-sensitive surface of a user input device.
Apple Inc.

Platform-independent content generation for thin client applications

A system for providing platform-independent content for thin client applications executing on client computing devices, the system including: a computer processor; and a content engine executing on the computer processor and configured to: receive an initial content request identifying a platform of a client computing device; provide platform-independent initial content for the client computing device in response to the initial content request; receive a user engagement request generated based on a user input associated with the initial content; render, in response to the user engagement request, platform-dependent and user-interactive secondary content for the platform of the client computing device; and provide the rendered secondary content for display in a thin client application executing on the client computing device.. .
Adrise, Inc.

Changing an interaction layer on a graphical user interface

An apparatus comprises at least one processing unit, at least one memory, a pressure level sensitive user input device and a graphical user interface. The at least one memory stores program instructions that, when executed by the at least one processing unit, cause the apparatus to detect that a pressure level applied on the pressure level sensitive user input device exceeds a predetermined pressure level, map the pressure level to an interaction layer of a set of interaction layers provided by the graphical user interface, detect release of the pressure on the pressure level sensitive user input device, and switch to the interaction layer mapped to the pressure level in response to detecting the release of the pressure level on the pressure level sensitive user input device..
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Stylus for electronic devices

A user input system including a stylus and an electronic device. A user may manipulate the stylus across an input surface of the electronic device and the movement may be detected using axially-aligned electric fields generated by the stylus.
Apple Inc.

Stylus for electronic devices

A user input system including a stylus and an electronic device. A user may manipulate the stylus across an input surface of the electronic device and the movement may be detected using axially-aligned electric fields generated by the stylus.
Apple Inc.

Stylus for electronic devices

A user input system including a stylus and an electronic device. A user may manipulate the stylus across an input surface of the electronic device and the movement may be detected using axially-aligned electric fields generated by the stylus.
Apple Inc.

Stylus for electronic devices

A user input system including a stylus and an electronic device. A user may manipulate the stylus across an input surface of the electronic device and the movement may be detected using axially-aligned electric fields generated by the stylus.
Apple Inc.

Agricultural feed mixer with volumetric responsive automatic transmission

Described herein is an exemplary feed mixer apparatus that includes a mixing chamber for receiving feed material, and having a mixing element situated therein for mixing the feed material; a transmission having a plurality of gears and connected with a mixing element; a plurality of mixing chamber sensors positioned to sense at least one of the volume and the level of feed material in the mixing chamber; a control unit having a display and a plurality of user inputs, wherein the control unit is in at least indirect communication with the transmission and the sensors, and wherein the control unit receives a plurality of outputs from one or more of the transmission and sensors, and based at least in part on the plurality of outputs, provides an output command to effectuate a gear change in the transmission.. .
Patz Corporation

Systems and methods for target tracking

The present invention provides systems, methods, and devices related to target tracking by uavs. The uav may be configured to receive target information from a control terminal related to a target to be tracked by an imaging device coupled to the uav.
Sz Dji Technology Co., Ltd

Electro-optic element

A vehicular rearview assembly with a mirror element having a curved or rounded edge on the first surface that is fully observable from the front of the assembly, a complex peripheral ring, and a user interface with switches and sensors that activate and configure pre-defined function(s) or device(s) of the assembly in response to the user input applied to the user interface. The mirror element is supported by a hybrid carrier co-molded of at least two materials, a portion of which is compressible between the housing shell and an edge of the mirror element.
Gentex Corporation





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