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US-9,002,099 Learning-based estimation of hand and finger pose
A method for processing data includes receiving a depth map of a scene containing a human hand, the depth map consisting of a matrix of pixels having respective...
US-9,001,695 Caching of a remote data structure based on requested information
An electronic device is described. When this electronic device transmits a request packet to another electronic device with a discovery request, the electronic...
US-9,001,690 Adaptive generation of channel quality indicators (CQIs) based on a current communication scenario
Adaptive generation of channel quality indicators based on a current communication scenario. A plurality of sets of channel quality indicator information may be...
US-9,001,593 Apparatus to suppress concurrent read and write word line access of the same memory element in a memory array
A memory array includes a number of word lines, with each word line coupled to a word line driver for memory write operations and a word line driver for memory...
US-9,001,539 AC-DC resonant converter that provides high efficiency and high power density
The disclosed embodiments provide an AC/DC power converter that converts an AC input voltage into a DC output voltage. This AC/DC power converter includes an...
US-9,001,522 Printed circuits with staggered contact pads and compact component mounting arrangements
Electronic devices may be provided with printed circuits to which integrated circuits and other electrical components may be mounted. A first printed circuit...
US-9,001,297 Third metal layer for thin film transistor with reduced defects in liquid crystal display
A liquid crystal display (LCD) includes an array of pixels over a thin film transistor (TFT) substrate. The TFT substrate includes a TFT that has a first metal...
US-9,001,280 Devices and methods for shielding displays from electrostatic discharge
Methods and devices for shielding displays from electrostatic discharge (ESD) are provided. In one example, a display of an electronic device may include a high...
US-9,001,263 Driver circuit for a camera voice coil motor
A driver circuit for a camera voice coil motor (VCM) is described. A first power switch selectively conducts current from a VCM node to a power supply node, and...
US-9,001,230 Systems, methods, and computer-readable media for manipulating images using metadata
Many cameras have the ability to capture an image and generate metadata associated with the image. Such image metadata may include focus point metadata...
US-9,001,160 Frame timing synchronization for an inline scaler using multiple buffer thresholds
During downscaling of an image, a scaler may generate a specified number `M` output lines of an output frame for each specified number `N` input lines of an...
US-9,001,133 Edid shadowing techniques for fast display startup
Techniques are provided for improving electronic display startup time using extended display identification data (EDID) shadowing. In one example, a method for...
US-9,001,097 Systems and methods for reducing or eliminating mura artifact using image feedback
Systems, methods, and devices for calibrating an electronic display to reduce or eliminate a mura artifact are provided. The mura artifact may be due to...
US-9,001,081 Capacitive sensor packaging
An apparatus comprises a fingerprint sensor having a set of capacitive elements configured for capacitively coupling to a user fingerprint. The fingerprint...
US-9,001,068 Touch sensor contact information
Apparatus and methods are disclosed for simultaneously tracking multiple finger and palm contacts as hands approach, touch, and slide across a ...
US-9,001,047 Modal change based on orientation of a portable multifunction device
In accordance with some embodiments, a computer-implemented method is performed at a portable multifunction device with a rectangular touch screen display that...
US-9,001,002 Portable electronic device housing having insert molding around antenna
Embodiments are described herein in the context of housings for electronic devices. In one embodiment, a housing can make use of an outer member, which can be...
US-9,000,989 Test system with adjustable radio-frequency probe array
Electronic device structures may be tested using a radio-frequency test system. The radio-frequency test system may include radio-frequency test equipment and...
US-9,000,527 Gate stack with electrical shunt in end portion of gate stack
A semiconductor device is formed in which a first-type doped field effect transistor has a first gate stack that has an end portion with a second gate stack...
US-8,999,771 Protection layer for halftone process of third metal
A thin-film transistor having a protection layer for a planarization layer. The protection layer prevents reduction of the planarization layer during an ashing...
US-8,999,487 Systems and methods for protection of cosmetic surfaces and overflow prevention on electronic devices
Systems and methods for protection of cosmetic surfaces on electronic devices and adhesive overflow prevention are provided. In particular, an assembly for...
US-8,999,468 Article comprising light absorbent composition to mask visual haze and related method
A transparent article includes a continuous polyester matrix having at least one incompatible filler dispersed therein. The incompatible filler provides domains...
US-8,998,632 Dual orientation connector with external contacts
A dual orientation connector having a connector tab with first and second major opposing sides and a plurality of electrical contacts carried by the connector...
US-8,998,622 Electrical connectors with applicators for electronic devices
Electronic devices may be provided with electronic components and electrical connectors coupled between the electronic components. A connector may be formed in...
US-8,997,339 Method for fabricating thin touch sensor panels
A method for fabricating thin DITO or SITO touch sensor panels with a thickness less than a minimum thickness tolerance of existing manufacturing equipment. In...
US-D726,334 Architectural structure
US-D726,219 Display screen or portion thereof with animated graphical user interface
US-D726,218 Display screen or portion thereof with icon
US-D726,196 Display screen or portion thereof with graphical user interface
US-D725,947 Display structure
US-8,996,996 Dynamic real-time playback
Systems and methods for previewing edited video. In general, in one implementation, a method includes generating a video sequence from a plurality of video...
US-8,996,987 List view optimization
Techniques are provided for optimizing operations, such as scrolling, that move rendered views for items in a collection relative to a viewable window. An...
US-8,996,718 TCP-aware receive side coalescing
In response to a transport control protocol (TCP) packet received from an Internet protocol (IP) layer of a TCP/IP stack of a data processing system, a large...
US-8,996,619 Apparatus, method, and computer program for controlling a target device using instant messages
An instant message is communicated from a controller device to a target device. The instant message includes a command and one or more optional parameters...
US-8,996,540 User to user recommender
Disclosed are embodiments of systems and methods for recommending relevant users to other users in a user community. In one implementation of such a method, two...
US-8,996,402 Forecasting and booking of inventory atoms in content delivery systems
Systems and methods for planning and booking advertising campaigns are provided. In operation, a booking engine generates a collection of proposed campaigns in...
US-8,996,376 Intelligent text-to-speech conversion
Techniques for improved text-to-speech processing are disclosed. The improved text-to-speech processing can convert text from an electronic document into an...
US-8,996,302 Reduction of the impact of hard limit constraints in state space models
A location of a mobile device in a venue can be estimated by using a state space estimator to determine candidate locations of the mobile device at a first time...
US-8,996,082 Proximity sensor arrangement having a cold mirror in a mobile device
A radiation passing layer has a top surface and a bottom surface below which a proximity sensor is positioned. A visible light opaque layer covers the bottom...
US-8,996,044 Conflict avoidance in a device configured to operate according to multiple cellular communication protocols
Avoiding conflicts between radio access technologies (RATs) in a device configured to operate according to multiple RATs. The device may be operated in a...
US-8,996,030 Beacon-based geofencing
A mobile device can monitor a current location using a multi-tier approach. A baseband subsystem can monitor a coarse location of the mobile device using...
US-8,996,002 Apparatus and methods for provisioning subscriber identity data in a wireless network
Apparatus and methods for provisioning wireless devices for operation in one or more networks. In one embodiment, a provisioning service may provide access...
US-8,995,934 Wireless communications circuitry with a triplexer for separating radio-frequency signals in adjacent frequency...
A wireless electronic device may be used to communicate using multiple wireless standards in adjacent frequency bands. The wireless standards may include...
US-8,995,929 Methods and apparatus for wireless optimization based on platform configuration and use cases
Methods and apparatus for optimizing wireless network performance by incorporating platform configuration and use case information. In one exemplary scheme, a...
US-8,995,926 Methods and apparatus for performing coexistence testing for multi-antenna electronic devices
Radio frequency test systems for characterizing antenna performance in various radio coexistence scenarios are provided. In one suitable arrangement, a test...
US-8,995,689 Electronic device circuitry for communicating with accessories
Electronic devices and accessories such as headsets for electronic devices are provided. A microphone may be included in an accessory to capture sound for an...
US-8,995,677 Accessory controller for electronic devices
Accessories such as headsets for electronic devices are provided. A headset may be provided with a button controller assembly that has user-actuated buttons....
US-8,995,553 Methods and apparatus for mitigating interference in aggressive form factor designs
Methods and apparatus for mitigation of radio interference between two or more wireless concurrently operating interfaces in a wireless device having an...
US-8,995,522 Method and system for rate control
A method and system are provided for encoding a picture. The method includes encoding the picture into a first encoded picture using a first universal...
US-8,995,502 Transceiver with spectral analysis
A transceiver for a cellular telephone network includes a transmitter and a receiver that receives transmitted signals, as well as a receiver. A spectral...
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