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Digital image coding system having self-adjusting selection criteria for
selecting a transform function
In a digital signal processing system, a method for selecting a transform function to apply to an input signal based on characteristics of the signal, and for...
Identifiers for digital media
A computer-implemented method includes receiving a piece of content, wherein the piece of content comprises a machine-readable identifier, identifying the...
Queuing calls for distribution
A system and method gathers data from callers and call center sites and incorporates that information in call routing decisions. To make call routing decisions,...
Touch screen RFID tag reader
The efficient incorporation of RFID circuitry within touch sensor panel circuitry is disclosed. The RFID antenna can be placed in the touch sensor panel, such...
A display system is provided including forming a display array, connecting a control block to the display array, configuring a communication protocol between...
Operating an integrated circuit at a minimum supply voltage
In one embodiment, an integrated circuit comprises at least one measurement unit configured to generate an output indicative of a supply voltage at which the...
Audio plug with core structural member
Plugs with core structural members and methods for manufacturing plugs with core structural members are provided. A plug can include a core structural member...
Graphical user interface for a display screen or portion thereof
Electronic device with graphical user interface
Method and apparatus for managing power in computer systems
The invention is directed towards minimizing power consumption in computer systems. One embodiment of the invention is a power management system that is used...
Systems and methods for storage management in a data processing device
Methods and systems for storage management in a data processing device. The data processing device may be connected to a host computer and it can be in one of...
Method and apparatus for rendering user accounts portable
Improved approaches for enabling user accounts to be portable across different multi-user computer systems are disclosed. A user account created at a multi-user...
Display color correcting system
A display color-correcting system is provided. Color response values are measured that go into the vertices of polyhedra in a cubic color output space of the...
Detecting gestures on multi-event sensitive devices
A user interface method is disclosed. The method can include detecting gestures on or above a multi-event sensor panel and performing an action associated with...
Antennas for handheld electronic devices with conductive bezels
A handheld electronic device may be provided that contains wireless communications circuitry. The handheld electronic device may have a housing and a display....
Accuracy indications for an electronic compass in a portable device
Multiple instances of a geomagnetic field are calculated. Multiple instances of an average magnitude of a subset of the instances of the geomagnetic field are...
Newsreader for mobile device
Providing information to a mobile device can include receiving a translation request from a mobile device, wherein the translation request includes a resource...
Periodic sensor autocalibration and emulation by varying stimulus level
The automatic calibration of a sensor panel is disclosed by varying the amplitude of an input stimulus Vstim to simulate a full-touch condition and calibrating...
Keystroke tactility arrangement on a smooth touch surface
Disclosed are four arrangements for providing tactility on a touch surface keyboard. One approach is to provide tactile feedback mechanisms, such as dots, bars,...
Double-sided touch-sensitive panel with shield and drive combined layer
A multi-touch capacitive touch sensor panel can be created using a substrate with column and row traces formed on either side of the substrate. To shield the...
Reduced size multi-pin male plug connector
Receptacle connectors and male plug connectors having a reduced size in at least one direction can be provided. One example reduces height by not including a...
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...
User interface driven by dynamic state changes
A method for responding to changes to properties of component instances is disclosed. A routine, that is to be informed of changes that occur to a particular...
User interface elements cloning and transitions
Systems and methods of displaying a user interface in a portable electronic device are provided. In one embodiment, a method includes creating a first clone and...
Web clip using anchoring
Methods, computer program products, systems and data structures for generating a signature for a portion or portions of a content source are described. The...
Method and apparatus for the generation and control of clock signals
Methods and apparatuses for the dynamic configuring of profiles used for the control of the frequency of clock signals. At least one embodiment of the present...
Methods and systems for power management in a data processing system
Methods and systems for managing power consumption in data processing systems are described. In one embodiment, a data processing system includes a general...
Method and apparatus for frame buffer management
Methods and apparatuses for dynamic virtual frame buffer management. At least one embodiment of the present invention dynamically enables or disables the use of...
Wireless home and office appliance management and integration
The present invention provides systems and methods for managing and controlling networked devices. A system comprises a host application executing on, for...
Updating an inverted index
Systems and methods for processing an index are described. To insure that the most updated index is available without having to update the index after every...
Echo avoidance in audio time stretching
A transient echo can be avoided during time stretching of a digital audio signal by detecting a transient in a frame of a digital audio signal, identifying...
Transient detection by power weighted average
A transient in a digital audio signal can be detected by generating a first set of spectral characteristics associated with a first portion of the digital audio...
Method and apparatus for an intuitive digital image processing system that
enhances digital images
The present invention introduces an intuitive system for digital processing. The system of the present invention allows a user to enhance digital images that...
Methods and apparatuses for restoring color and enhancing electronic
Methods and apparatuses for color image restoration and enhancement. In at least one embodiment, color signals for individual channels of an image (e.g., red,...
Methods and apparatuses for docking a portable electronic device that has
a planar like configuration and that...
A docking system is disclosed. The docking system includes a portable electronic device capable of operating in multiple orientations including vertical and...
Bottom-up watershed dataflow method and region-specific segmentation based
on historic data to identify patches...
The application of a watershed algorithm to pixels and their touch values obtained from a scan of a touch sensor panel to determine patches corresponding to...
Antenna isolation for portable electronic devices
Portable electronic devices are provided with wireless circuitry that includes antennas and antenna isolation elements. The antennas may include antennas that...
Acoustic noise reduction in power supply inductors
Embodiments of the present invention provide an apparatus that reduces an audible noise produced in a power supply. The apparatus includes: (1) a housing; (2) an...
Low latency, power-down safe level shifter
In one embodiment, an apparatus comprises a circuit supplied by a first supply voltage during use, the circuit having at least a first input signal; and a level...
Dynamic voltage and frequency management
In one embodiment, an integrated circuit includes a self calibration unit configured to iterate a test on a logic circuit in the integrated circuit at...
Cable connector assembly with sticky film
A cable connector assembly (100) includes an insulative housing (2), a plurality of contacts (3) received in the insulative housing, a cable (7) electrically...
Medical inspection device
Pairing of wireless devices using a wired medium
Techniques that facilitate pairing of wireless devices with other wireless devices are disclosed. According to one aspect, a pair of wireless devices can be...
Combined menu-list control element in a graphical user interface
A control element for use in a graphical user interface, which combines the display features of the list box element and the pop-up menu element into a single...