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US-8,937,237 Determining the characteristic of a played note on a virtual instrument
A user interface implemented on a touch-sensitive display for a virtual musical instrument comprising a plurality of chord touch regions configured in a...
US-D721,338 Thermal device
US-D721,331 Electronic device
US-8,935,718 Advertising management method and system
System and method for managing distribution of content such as television programs to portable multi-media devices which are capable of using such content and...
US-8,935,671 Debugging a graphics application executing on a target device
Debugging a graphics application executing on a target device. The graphics application may execute CPU instructions to generate graphics commands to graphics...
US-8,935,539 System and method for revising boolean and arithmetic operations
Disclosed herein are systems, methods, computer readable media and special purpose processors for obfuscating code. The method includes extracting an operation...
US-8,935,459 Heuristics for programming data in a non-volatile memory
Systems and methods are disclosed for heuristics associated with programming data in a non-volatile memory ("NVM"). One or more applications can generate...
US-8,935,398 Access control in client-server systems
A telecommunications network and a method of operating the same. The network is shared by two or more organizations, the network including at least a server and...
US-8,935,340 Interactive communications system
An interactive system and method for controlling access to a plurality of communications sessions involving a plurality of users including controlling access to...
US-8,935,335 Stationery for electronic messaging
Stationery templates for electronic messages are provided in an electronic messaging system. For one embodiment, a user can select from a list of categories and...
US-8,935,217 Digital asset validation prior to submission for network-based distribution
A system and method for submission of digital assets to a digital asset submission system are disclosed. The digital asset submission system can manage...
US-8,935,167 Exemplar-based latent perceptual modeling for automatic speech recognition
Methods, systems, and computer-readable media related to selecting observation-specific training data (also referred to as "observation-specific exemplars")...
US-8,934,921 Location determination using fingerprint data
Methods, program products, and systems for using a location fingerprint database to determine a location of a mobile device are described. A mobile device can...
US-8,934,855 Antenna auto-configuration
A base station for use in a mobile telephony network includes an antenna arrangement coupled to a transceiver arrangement for producing a plurality of beams. A...
US-8,934,657 Speaker magnet assembly with included spider
A magnet assembly for a audio speaker provides a gap through which a voice coil assembly passes. A magnetic member, a yoke, and a pole piece form a magnetic...
US-8,934,645 Interaction of sound, silent and mute modes in an electronic device
This is directed to controlling the output of audio based on the mode of an electronic device. In particular, this is directed to an electronic device having a...
US-8,934,624 Decoupling rights in a digital content unit from download
Systems and methods for enabling a user to obtain rights in a legitimate copy of a digital content unit without downloading the copy from a digital content...
US-8,934,565 Reference signaling scheme using compressed feedforward codebooks for multi-user, multiple-input...
A multi-user multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) downlink beamforming system with limited feed forward is provided to enable precoding matrix information to...
US-8,934,564 Generalized reference signaling scheme for multi-user multiple input, multiple output (MU-MIMO) using...
A multi-user multiple input, multiple output (MIMO) downlink beamforming system is provided to enable transmit beamforming vectors to be efficiently provided to...
US-8,934,551 Method and apparatus for variable accuracy inter-picture timing specification for digital video encoding with...
A method and apparatus for performing motion estimation in a digital video system is disclosed. Specifically, the present invention discloses a system that...
US-8,934,547 Method and apparatus for variable accuracy inter-picture timing specification for digital video encoding with...
A method and apparatus for performing motion estimation in a digital video system is disclosed. Specifically, the present invention discloses a system that...
US-8,934,546 Method and apparatus for variable accuracy inter-picture timing specification for digital video encoding with...
A method and apparatus for performing motion estimation in a digital video system is disclosed. Specifically, the present invention discloses a system that...
US-8,934,498 Techniques for reducing communication errors in a wireless communication system
A technique for operating a wireless communication device includes transmitting a scheduling request from the wireless communication device and receiving,...
US-8,934,426 Method and apparatus for determining channel quality index in multiple user-MIMO communication networks
In order to minimize the control signaling overhead associated with transmitting CQI data from mobile stations to base stations in wireless communication...
US-8,934,261 Compact device housing and assembly techniques therefor
High density electronic device assemblies and techniques for forming high density electronic device assemblies are disclosed. These assemblies and techniques...
US-8,934,228 Display-based speaker structures for electronic devices
Electronic devices that contain flexible displays and one or more display-based speaker structures may be provided. The speaker structures may be positioned...
US-8,934,045 Digital camera system having remote control
A digital camera system includes an image capture module and a remote control module. The image capture module includes an image capture system and a first...
US-8,933,960 Image alteration techniques
Various techniques relating to the alteration of image data are provided herein. In generally, disclosed embodiments may provide techniques for applying on or...
US-8,933,948 Graphics system which utilizes fine grained analysis to determine performance issues
Analyzing an application executing on a target device. An application may be executed on a target device. Low cost measurement may be gathered regarding the...
US-8,933,905 Touch-sensitive button with two levels
A touch-sensitive depressible button with multiple depression thresholds is provided. When the button is depressed to a first depression threshold, the touch...
US-8,933,890 Techniques for interactive input to portable electronic devices
Techniques for providing input to interactive and multitasking applications are disclosed. A game input area (surface or plane) receives input for multiple...
US-8,933,876 Three dimensional user interface session control
A method, including receiving, by a computer executing a non-tactile three dimensional (3D) user interface, a set of multiple 3D coordinates representing a...
US-8,933,875 Velocity stabilization for accelerometer based input devices
A method and apparatus for reducing or eliminating tracking errors associated with accelerometer-based input devices. The method and apparatus calculates a...
US-8,933,665 Balancing voltages between battery banks
A system that balances voltages between battery banks. The system includes battery banks, including a first bank and a second bank, and a first capacitor. The...
US-8,933,453 Routing for high resolution and large size displays
Embodiments of the present disclosure related to electronic displays and electronic devices incorporating such displays which employ a device, method, or...
US-8,932,895 Cover for image sensor assembly with light absorbing layer and alignment features
An image sensor assembly includes an image sensor die attached adjacent to a cavity and a lower surface in a preformed package having substantially vertical...
US-8,931,962 Dual orientation connector with side contacts
The present disclosure relates generally to connectors such as audio connectors and in particular to a dual orientation audio connector with side audio contacts...
US-8,930,915 System and method for mitigating repeated crashes of an application resulting from supplemental code
Provided is a method for mitigating the effects of an application which crashes as the result of supplemental code (e.g., plug-in), particularly a plug-in from...
US-8,930,845 Multi-pane graphical user interface for mobile electronic device
Improved approaches to display information on a portable computing device having a display with limited display area are disclosed. The information displayed...
US-8,930,817 Theme-based slideshows
A system and method for providing photographic slideshows with theme elements is provided. Each photograph and each theme element may be associated with...
US-8,930,490 Lifestream annotation method and system
A method and system for collecting information, enriching the collected information and linking the enriched information is provided. The system includes an...
US-8,930,438 Push-based location update
Methods, systems, and computer-readable media for a location information server to gather location updates by sending location-update-requests through a push...
US-8,930,317 Throttling to reduce synchronizations of excessively changing data
Embodiments of the invention determine if a user preference or other piece of data is being synchronized too frequently. If the user preference is being...
US-8,930,233 System and method for anonymous location based services
Provided is a fully automated web service with location based services generally involved in transmission of situational location dependent information to...
US-8,930,191 Paraphrasing of user requests and results by automated digital assistant
Methods, systems, and computer readable storage medium related to operating an intelligent digital assistant are disclosed. A user request is received, the user...
US-8,929,888 Optimized system selection using location estimation
A current location of a mobile system in a wireless network can be determined by using information provided by a base station in communication with the mobile...
US-8,929,853 Mobile emergency attack and failsafe detection
A mobile communication device can be placed into an "attack detection mode." While the device is in attack detection mode, certain events can cause the device...
US-8,929,676 Blurring based content recognizer
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer program products, for identifying regions of interest in an image and identifying a barcode in a degraded...
US-8,929,561 System and method for automated audio mix equalization and mix visualization
Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable storage media for automatically analyzing, modifying, and mixing a plurality of...
US-8,929,325 System and method for spatial multiplexing-based multiple antenna broadcast/multicast transmission
Methods and devices are provided for implementing two types of sub-channel arrangements. A first type of sub-channel arrangement involves defining a first...
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