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US-7,779,185 Communication between a media player and an accessory using a protocol with multiple lingoes
An interface and protocol allow a media player to communicate with external accessories over a transport link. The protocol includes a core protocol...
US-7,778,971 Synchronization methods and systems
Connection architectures, methods, systems and computer readable media are described. In one exemplary embodiment, a computer readable medium comprises a first...
US-7,778,823 Pre-processing individual audio items in a media project in order to improve real-time processing of the media...
Some embodiments of the invention provide a method of processing audio data while creating a media presentation. The media presentation includes several audio...
US-7,778,819 Method and apparatus for predicting word prominence in speech synthesis
A method and apparatus is provided for generating speech that sounds more natural. Determining whether information in a current sentence is new or previously...
US-7,778,015 Microperforated and backlit displays having alternative display capabilities
A visual display having microperforations, backlighting and contrasting surface finishes is disclosed. The visual display includes an opaque base object having a...
US-7,777,760 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...
US-7,777,755 Display device calibration system
A display device calibration system is provided. The overall color response of a display family is characterized, and the idiosyncratic color response...
US-7,777,732 Multi-event input system
Multi-event input systems, methods, and devices for use in connection with touch-sensitive electronic devices are disclosed. In accordance with certain...
US-7,775,825 Cable connector assembly having strain relief member for cable
A cable connector assembly (100) in accordance with the present invention includes a housing (1), a terminal (2), a sleeve (5), and a strain relief member (7)....
US-7,775,567 Magnetic latching mechanism
A magnetic latch for a display of a laptop computer uses magnetic attraction to maintain the display closed and uses magnetic repelling forces to pop-up the...
US-D621,849 Animated graphical user interfaces for a display screen or portion thereof
US-D621,848 Animated graphical user interface for a display screen or portion thereof
US-D621,845 Graphical user interface for a display screen or portion thereof
US-D621,844 Graphical user interface for a display screen or portion thereof
US-D621,841 Computer
US-D621,830 Computer
US-D621,825 Portable computer
US-D621,824 Portable computer
US-7,774,790 Event logging and performance analysis system for applications
An event logging and analysis mechanism which creates an event object for event of an application to be logged. The event logging mechanism logs into the event...
US-7,774,774 Software setup system
Methods and apparatuses for automatic system setup. At least one embodiment of the present invention stores the setup configuration information (e.g., in files...
US-7,774,746 Generating a format translator
Generating code is disclosed. A specification of one or more translation patterns is received. The one or more translation patterns are used to generate at least...
US-7,774,708 Graphical user interface with improved media presentation
Improved graphical user interfaces and techniques for providing remote media content to users are disclosed. According to one aspect, an application window...
US-7,774,326 Methods and systems for managing data
Methods and systems for processing data, including metadata and an index database. In one exemplary method, a first folder, representing a first search query, is...
US-7,774,320 Verifying integrity of file system data structures
Systems, methods, computer program products, and means are provided for verifying the integrity of data structures. A system includes a first data structure, a...
US-7,774,077 Sequence grabber for audio content
An audio context object gathers multiple channels of audio data from an audio device and stores each channel of data separately in a ring buffer. Clients of the...
US-7,773,371 Computer controlled display device
The present invention is a computer controlled display device. In one embodiment, the display device includes a flat panel display having an input for receiving...
US-7,773,209 Method and apparatus for parts manipulation, inspection, and replacement
Improved method and apparatus for machine vision. One embodiment provides automated imaging and analysis, optionally including Scheimpflug's condition on the...
US-7,773,139 Image sensor with photosensitive thin film transistors
An image sensor array includes image sensors having photo TFTs to generate photocurrent in response to received images. The photo TFTs each have their respective...
US-7,773,127 System and method for RAW image processing
An automated RAW image processing method and system are disclosed. A RAW image and metadata related to the RAW image are obtained from a digital camera or other...
US-7,773,041 Antenna system
An antenna system includes a dielectrically-loaded loop element electromagnetically coupled to a planar element. The antenna system exhibits uniform, broadband...
US-7,773,038 Electronic devices with antenna sensors
Electronic devices may be provided with sensors for determining the presence and position of extendable and removable antennas. The antennas may extend by...
US-7,773,022 Operating NAND cells using multiple levels for each data value
A system and method, including computer software, for storing digital information uses multiple NAND flash memory cells. Each memory cell is adapted to receive...
US-7,772,818 Method and apparatus for measuring an average output current of a switching regulator using...
One embodiment of the present invention provides an apparatus that measures the average-output-current produced by a switching regulator within an electronic...
US-7,771,240 Systems and methods for providing a trimless electronic device port
This invention is directed to systems and methods for providing a port in an electronic device housing that is electrically isolated from a conductive portion of...
US-D621,414 User interface for computer display
US-D621,412 User interface for computer display
US-D621,409 Computing device
US-D621,402 Keyboard
US-D621,397 Electronic device
US-D621,256 Packaging
US-7,770,123 Method for dynamically generating a "table of contents" view of a HTML-based information system
The present invention discloses a method for dynamically generating an HTML-based information help system. The information help system provides a user with a...
US-7,770,117 Morphing between views of data
A method, apparatus, system, and signal-bearing medium are provided that in an embodiment morph between two graphical views of related content that share a...
US-7,770,036 Power management in a portable media delivery system
A consumer electronic product that includes a media player arranged to process a selected one of a plurality of digital media files stored therein and a media...
US-7,769,903 Intelligent interaction between media player and host computer
Improved techniques for interaction between a host computer (e.g., personal computer) and a media player are disclosed. According to one aspect, interaction...
US-7,769,785 System and method for interfacing index based and iterator based application programming interfaces
A system and method for interfacing index based and iterator based file management routines. In general, the disclosed system maintains an iterator cache having...
US-7,769,741 Portable browsing interface for information retrieval
An integrated searching/browsing mechanism employs user-constructed information hierarchies that represent a cognitive framework for the organization of...
US-7,769,189 Preserving noise during editing of a signal
Techniques for introducing background noise segments into signal data are provided. The background noise segments are constructed from a background noise print...
US-7,769,187 Communications circuits for electronic devices and accessories
Hybrid circuits for electronic devices and accessories for electronic devices are provided. One or more pairs of hybrid circuits may convey audio signals, noise...
US-7,769,084 Method for implementing a quantizer in a multimedia compression and encoding system
Method For Implementing A Quantizer In A Multimedia Compression And Encoding System is disclosed. In the Quantizer system of the present invention, several new...
US-7,768,535 Image publication
To better realize the great potential of amateur digital photography, the present invention introduces an integrated system for the acquisition, organization,...
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