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US-8,976,163 Using clock detect circuitry to reduce panel turn-on time
Systems, devices, and methods for using clock detector circuitry to reduce turn-on time of an electronic display, improve image quality, and reduce operations...
US-8,976,161 Systems and methods for image processing
The present disclosure relates generally systems and methods for image data processing. In certain embodiments, a method for transferring the image data may...
US-8,976,141 Electronic devices with sidewall displays
Electronic devices may be provided that contain flexible displays that are bent to form displays on multiple surfaces of the devices. Bent flexible displays may...
US-8,976,133 Devices and methods for improving image quality in a display having multiple VCOMs
Methods and devices for improving image quality in a display having multiple common voltage layers (VCOMs) are provided. In one example, a method may include...
US-8,976,094 Display edge seal improvement
Embodiments of the present disclosure relate to liquid crystal displays (LCDs) and electronic devices incorporating LCDs having an organic passivation layer...
US-8,976,092 Display circuitry with dynamic pixel backlight and backlight sloping control
A system may include a processor, a graphics controller, and a display. The graphics controller may generate video data to be presented on the display. The...
US-8,974,924 Oleophobic coating on sapphire
A component comprises a substrate having an alumina base layer, a transition layer, and a surface coating. The transition layer comprises alumina and silica,...
US-8,974,126 Hybrid optical connector
Connector systems that carry electrical signals and optical signals in a single connector are provided. A male electro-optical connector can have an electrical...
US-D724,103 Electronic device
US-D724,102 Electronic device
US-D724,078 Electronic device
US-8,973,011 Multi-core resource utilization planning
Techniques for multi-core resource utilization planning are provided. An agent is deployed on each core of a multi-core machine. The agents cooperate to perform...
US-8,972,952 Tracer based runtime optimization for dynamic programming languages
A method and an apparatus that generate tracer data randomly and infrequently for origins and destinations of values created during runtime of a compiled code...
US-8,972,904 Portable multifunction device, method, and graphical user interface for conference calling
In some embodiments, a portable multifunction device with a touch screen display performs a method that includes: displaying a phone call user interface on the...
US-8,972,903 Using gesture to navigate hierarchically ordered user interface screens
A method of navigating between user interface screens, including displaying a third user interface screen in a plurality of user interface screens that also...
US-8,972,890 Aminated menu bar
The present invention provides a transition between two or more menu bars. The transition provided is both useful and aesthetic in that is enhances the...
US-8,972,879 Device, method, and graphical user interface for reordering the front-to-back positions of objects
At a multifunction device with a display and a touch-sensitive surface, a plurality of objects are displayed on the display. The plurality of objects have a...
US-8,972,682 Lock-free object recycling
Methods, program products, and systems for lock-free object recycling are described. In some implementations, a system can provide a type-neutral wrapper for a...
US-8,972,650 Methods and systems for performing efficient page reads in a non-volatile memory
Systems and methods are disclosed for increasing efficiency of read operations by selectively adding pages from a pagelist to a batch, such that when the batch...
US-8,972,614 Half-duplex SATA link with controlled idle gap insertion
A method includes receiving in a storage device multiple commands from a host, and sending responses to the commands from the storage device to the host, over a...
US-8,972,535 Automatic configuration of computers in a network
A system for automatic configuration of computers on a network is disclosed. In a first aspect a storage area network is disclosed. The network comprises at...
US-8,972,469 Multi-mode combined rotator
A system and method for efficiently rotating data in a processor for multiple operand sizes. A processor comprises a rotator configured to support multiple...
US-8,972,437 Auto-population of a table
Automatically generating and/or populating a table is described. In some embodiments, in response to receiving an indication to include data from a set of...
US-8,972,170 Navigation system acquisition and use of cellular coverage map data
A mobile device can obtain wireless network signal strength map data that indicates, for various nearby geographical regions, the wireless network signal...
US-8,971,924 Identifying and locating users on a mobile network
A system and method of locating "friends" having mobile devices connected to a network and associated with a user account is disclosed. The method includes...
US-8,971,874 Methods and apparatus for testing electronic devices under specified radio-frequency voltage and current stress
Test systems for characterizing devices under test (DUTs) are provided. A test system for testing a DUT in a shunt configuration may include a signal generator...
US-8,971,833 Electronic device with dynamic drive strength adjustment to mitigate impact of system noise on wireless performance
Electronic devices such as portable computers may contain circuits that generate radio-frequency noise. The radio-frequency noise may interfere with the...
US-8,971,821 Robotic wireless test system
A test system may include a wireless test chamber with metal walls lined with pyramidal absorbers. A trapdoor may be provided in a wall opening to accommodate a...
US-8,971,623 Overlaid user interface tools for applying effects to image
Some embodiments provide several on-image tools of image editing application for applying effects to an image. Some on-image tools are visible to the user and...
US-8,971,617 Method and interface for converting images to grayscale
A method and apparatus for generating a grayscale image. The method and apparatus receive a single value. From the single value, the method and apparatus...
US-8,971,561 Earphone having a controlled acoustic leak port
An earphone having an earphone housing including a tip portion dimensioned to be inserted into an ear canal of a wearer, a body portion extending outward from...
US-8,971,556 Remotely controlling a hearing device
Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable storage media are provided for remotely controlling a hearing device. A hearing device configured to...
US-8,971,028 Display module
A portable computing device is disclosed. The portable computing device can take many forms such as a laptop computer, a tablet computer, and so on. The...
US-8,970,808 Display with temperature sensors
A display may be provided with display layers such as a thin-film-transistor layer and a color filter layer. Liquid crystal material may be interposed between...
US-8,970,776 Image capture using display device as light source
A digital image capture system and method uses a display device to illuminate a target with light for improved image capture under poor lighting conditions....
US-8,970,739 Devices and methods for creating structure histograms for use in image enhancement
Systems, methods, and computer readable media expounding "Structure Histograms" and their use are presented. Structure Histograms may be described as histograms...
US-8,970,720 Automatic digital camera photography mode selection
A digital camera having a plurality of photography modes, comprising: an image sensor; an optical system for imaging a scene onto the image sensor; an image...
US-8,970,713 Automatic engagement of image stabilization
An image stabilized digital image capture device, comprising an image sensor for capturing a digital image; an optical system for imaging a scene onto the image...
US-8,970,647 Pushing a graphical user interface to a remote device with display rules provided by the remote device
A graphical user interface ("GUI") can be presented on a remote control accessory device that has user input and display devices. The GUI can be defined and...
US-8,970,613 Render tree caching
GPU fragment programs can be used to render images in a computer system. These fragment programs are generated from render trees, which specify one or more...
US-8,970,596 Using render-graph characteristics to optimize the rendering of an adjusted image
A technique for optimizing the rendering of such complex render-graphs caches intermediate buffers of nodes that are expected to be re-used after they've been...
US-8,970,562 LCD module with thermal sensor integrated and its implementation
A temperature sensing apparatus (10) and associated method (60) wherein a temperature sensor (22) or a plurality of temperature sensors (22) is placed in or in...
US-8,970,533 Selective input signal rejection and modification
This is related to user input devices that accept complex user input including a combination of touch and push (or pick) input. The invention provides for...
US-8,970,506 Power management for touch controller
A power management system for a touch controller can include a transmit section for transmitting stimulation signals to an associated touch sensor panel to...
US-8,970,504 Reliability metal traces
The formation of improved reliability conductive traces in touch sensor panels that are less prone to failures due to environmental effects is disclosed....
US-8,970,503 Gestures for devices having one or more touch sensitive surfaces
Rolling gestures on a touch sensitive surface of a device can be used to control the device or to remotely control another device. The device detects a roll,...
US-8,970,501 Proximity and multi-touch sensor detection and demodulation
The use of one or more proximity sensors in combination with one or more touch sensors in a multi-touch panel to detect the presence of a finger, body part or...
US-8,970,475 Motion sensitive input control
A motion sensitive input control configured to prevent unintended input caused by inadvertent movement of a computing device. In one embodiment, unintended...
US-8,970,471 Computer light adjustment
A computing device is disclosed. The computing device includes a light source configured to output light. The computing device also includes a light sensor...
US-8,970,468 Dynamic color adjustment for displays
An electronic device may include a display and display control circuitry. The display may be calibrated to compensate for changes in display temperature....
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