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Synchronization of independent output streams
A system determines to use at least two independent renderers to render at least two output streams that are to be synchronized. The independent renderers are...
Closed loop CPU performance control
The invention provides a technique for targeted scaling of the voltage and/or frequency of a processor included in a computing device. One embodiment involves...
Finger sensor including encapsulating layer over sensing area and related
A fingerprint sensor may include a substrate, and a finger sensing IC on the substrate and including a finger sensing area on an upper surface thereof for...
Multiple scan element array ultrasonic biometric scanner
An ultrasonic biometric scanner includes an ultrasonic multiple scan element array with multiple scan elements. The array includes piezoelectric material such...
Systems, methods, and computer-readable media for integrating a
fit-to-size scale factor in a sequence of scale...
Systems, methods, and computer-readable media are provided for integrating a fit-to-size scale factor in a sequence of scale factors. A fit-to-size scale factor...
Remotely updating a hearing and profile
Broadly speaking, the embodiments disclosed herein describe replacing a current hearing aid profile stored in a hearing aid. In one embodiment, the hearing aid...
Device, method, and graphical user interface for displaying additional
information in response to a user contact
An electronic device, with a touch-sensitive surface and a display, includes one or more sensors to detect intensity of contacts with the touch-sensitive...
Graduated visual and manipulative translucency for windows
Methods and systems for providing graphical user interfaces are described. Overlaid, information-bearing windows whose contents remain unchanged for a...
Movable track pad with added functionality
An input device is disclosed. The input device includes a movable touch-sensitive track pad capable of detecting an object in close proximity thereto so as to...
Wireless electronic device with component cooling structures
An electronic device may have a hard disk drive mounted diagonally within a housing. Electromagnetic interference shielding structures may enclose the hard disk...
Electronic device housing
An anti-shock device is disclosed to protect a portable electronic device from impact on a hard surface. The device includes shock absorbers which may be...
Border masking structures for liquid crystal display
A display may have a thin-film transistor layer and color filter layer. The display may have an active area and an inactive border area. Light blocking...
Placement and shape of electrodes for use in displays
A liquid crystal display (LCD) is provided having a discontinuous electrode. In certain embodiments, different portions (such as finger- or slit-like...
Display with column spacer structures
A display may have a layer of liquid crystal material between a color filter layer and a thin-film transistor layer. Column spacer structures may be formed...
Touch screen display with transparent electrical shielding layer
A polarizer includes a polarizer component having a top surface and an opposite bottom surface. The bottom surface is configured to couple to a color filter...
Systems, methods, devices and subassemblies for creating and delivering
crowd-sourced GNSS models
Systems, methods, devices and subassemblies for creating and delivering crowd-sourced GNSS models include receiving at one or more navigation receivers first...
Transparent strain sensors in an electronic device
One or more strain sensors can be included in an electronic device. Each strain sensor includes a strain sensitive element and one or more strain signal lines...
Ambient light sensor with internal light cancellation
An electronic device includes a transparent surface, a light emitting device that emits light through the transparent surface, and a light sensor for receiving...
Solid state deposition for cosmetic enhancement of anodized friction stir
The described embodiments relate generally to methods to enhance cosmetic surfaces of friction stir processed parts. More specifically a method for applying...
Consumable abrasive tool for creating shiny chamfer
The disclosed embodiments relate generally to methods for creating smooth cosmetic surfaces along small features of an electronic device. The disclosed...
Methods for manufacturing thin walled enclosures and related system and
A manufacturing system is provided. The manufacturing system may include a manufacturing apparatus and a dispensing apparatus. The dispensing apparatus may be...
Method and system for monitoring speaker temperature for speaker
A method of monitoring speaker temperature for speaker protection starts by generating a low level inaudible noise signal and injecting the low level inaudible...
Method of detecting sound using a micro-electro-mechanical system optical
A micro-electro-mechanical system (MEMS) optical sensor, method of detecting sound using the MEMS optical sensor and method of manufacturing. The MEMS optical...
Earphones with left/right magnetic asymmetry
A first earphone of an earphone system includes a first magnet assembly and a first voice coil. A second earphone of the earphone system includes a second...
Use of an earpiece acoustic opening as a microphone port for beamforming
A mobile multi-function device that includes a speaker, two or more microphones, and a beamformer processor is described. The beamformer processor uses the...
Identifying information associated with an incoming telephone call
A telephone number corresponding to an incoming telephone call may be utilized to obtain information associated with the incoming call. If it is determined that...
Sending messages to multiple receiving electronic devices using a message
The described embodiments include a message server that is configured to send, to multiple receiving electronic devices, corresponding messages that each...
Transmission of symbols in a MIMO environment using Alamouti based codes
A method for transmitting data in a multiple-input-multiple-output space-time coded communication using a mapping table mapping a plurality of symbols defining...
MIMO precoding enabling spatial multiplexing, power allocation and
adaptive modulation and coding
In a closed-loop wireless communication system, a codebook-based feedback mechanism is provided to enable non-unitary precoding for multi-stream transmission,...
Deformable seal for an electronic device
An electronic device that includes a deformable feature designed to seal two or more parts of the electronic device is disclosed. The deformable feature may be...
Dynamic range control with large look-ahead
A system and method applying Dynamic Range Control/Compression (DRC) to an audio signal. The dynamic range controller presented here differs from conventional...
Embodiments described herein may take the form of an electromagnetic actuator that produces a haptic output during operation. Generally, an electromagnetic coil...
Wireless charger for an electronic device
A wireless charger includes a base having a base opening and an interior cavity defined by upper and lower shells and an inner sidewall extending between the...
Audio jack with included microphone
A connector for receiving a cylindrical plug includes a body defining a plug aperture and a cavity for receiving the cylindrical plug. A plurality of electrical...
Battery pack with cells of different capacities electrically coupled in
The disclosed embodiments provide a battery pack for use with a portable electronic device. The battery pack includes a first set of cells with different...
Memory internal comparator testing system
In some embodiments, a system includes a memory testing circuit configured to perform a test of an internal comparator of a memory circuit by performing...
EDRAM/DRAM fabricated capacitors for use in on-chip PMUS and as decoupling
capacitors in an integrated...
One or more integrated circuits including at least one integrated circuit that is fabricated in a DRAM fabrication process. Capacitors in the DRAM-fabricated...
Metadata driven dynamic range control
A system for encoding and applying Dynamic Range Control/Compression (DRC) gain values to a piece of sound program content is described. In particular, a set of...
ANC system with SPL-controlled output
An anti-noise signal is produced in accordance with an active noise cancellation process (ANC), at an input of a speaker so as to control how much background...
Techniques are disclosed relating to asymmetric circuits. In some embodiments, a storage element is configured to maintain a first input value as an input to an...
Video data compression format
A method and device for data compression are presented, in which a data processor may receive a packet of image data which includes four groups of N bits, where...
Converting audio to haptic feedback in an electronic device
In general, in one aspect, a method performed by one or more processes executing on a computer systems includes receiving an audio signal comprising a range of...
Closed loop universal remote control
An electronic device configured for closed loop remote control functionality and related methods are disclosed herein. In particular, in one embodiment, an...
Rendering semi-transparent user interface elements
A computer-implemented method includes: determining an intensity of a visual effect to be applied to a user interface element; adjusting the intensity of the...
Biometric sensing device with discrete ultrasonic transducers
A biometric sensing system includes discrete ultrasonic transducers, a first electrode layer disposed over a first surface of the discrete ultrasonic...
Context-aware reliability checks
Embodiments of an electromigration (EM) check scheme to reduce a pessimism on current density limits by checking wire context. This methodology, in an...
Tokenized search suggestions
Embodiments of tokenized search suggestions include generating, by at least one suggestion engine executing on a data processing system, first suggestions based...
Integrated word N-gram and class M-gram language models
Systems and processes for discourse input processing are provided. In one example process, a discourse input can be received from a user. An integrated...
Touch screen device, method, and graphical user interface for moving
on-screen objects without using a cursor
A technique is performed at a computing device with a touch screen display. The technique displays a plurality of objects on the touch screen display, detects a...
Battery usage tracking user interface
A portable electronic device having a user interface for displaying battery usage of the device over a given time period, with the battery usage from various...