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US-7,635,280 Type A USB receptacle with plug detection
A modified Series A universal serial bus (USB) receptacle connector is equipped with the functionality to allow the electronic system in which it resides to be...
US-D606,518 Dock insert
US-RE41,053 Socket connector having a flexible internal barrier to prevent incorrect insertion of smaller sized plugs
An improved socket connector has flexible interior barriers to prevent incorrect insertion of smaller sized plugs, where a flexible internal barrier is formed on...
US-7,634,605 Method and system for transferring stored data between a media player and an accessory
A method, system and connector interface for transferring stored data between a media player and an accessory is disclosed. The method and system comprises...
US-7,634,587 I/O descriptor cache for bus mastering I/O controllers
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that includes an I/O descriptor cache that is accessed by a bus mastering I/O controller. The I/O...
US-7,634,413 Bitrate constrained variable bitrate audio encoding
A hybrid audio encoding technique incorporates both ABR, or CBR, and VBR encoding modes. For each audio coding block, after a VBR quantization loop meets the NMR...
US-7,634,263 Remote control of electronic devices
A controlling device (e.g., a telephony device) can remotely control various tasks associated with a controlled device (e.g., a personal computer), including the...
US-7,633,076 Automated response to and sensing of user activity in portable devices
The various methods and devices described herein relate to devices which, in at least certain embodiments, may include one or more sensors for providing data...
US-7,633,015 Conforming, electro-magnetic interference reducing cover for circuit components
An electronic circuit component is provided with shielding for electro-magnetic interference ("EMI") by covering at least part of the component with a layer of...
US-7,632,146 Backward compatible connector system
Various embodiments of connectors and connector assemblies provide modified structural features to meet evolving industrial design requirements while maintaining...
US-7,632,114 Interface connecter between media player and other electronic devices
An interface connector is disclosed. The connector enables a compact communication link between a media player and a CPU configured so that the interface enables...
US-D606,040 Media device
US-7,631,320 Method and apparatus for improved interaction with an application program according to data types and actions...
A method and apparatus for performing actions while selecting objects on a user interface display. A user may select a first item in an area of a display...
US-7,631,277 System and method for integrating media objects
System and method for integrating media objects for viewing on and manipulation via a computing device such as a personal computer. The system and method may be...
US-7,631,119 Techniques for providing audio for synchronized playback by multiple devices
An audio system communicates with an aggregate device that includes multiple audio devices. When providing audio data for playback, the system compensates for...
US-7,630,971 Methods and systems for managing data
Systems and methods for managing data, such as metadata. In one exemplary method, metadata from files created by several different software applications are...
US-7,630,880 Japanese virtual dictionary
Methods for converting a source character string to a target character string are described herein. In one aspect of the invention, an exemplary method includes...
US-7,630,707 Wireless communication out of range indication
With respect to a wireless network, an out of range warning provides an estimate of an amount of time remaining until a wireless device is out of range of the...
US-7,629,984 Method and apparatus for image acquisition, organization, manipulation and publication
To better realize the great potential of amateur digital photography, the present invention introduces an integrated system for the acquisition, organization,...
US-D605,633 Dock insert
US-D605,627 Electronic device
US-7,627,653 Method and apparatus for distributing computer files across a network
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system for distributing files across a network. During operation, the system receives a request at a server to...
US-7,627,590 System and method for dynamically presenting a summary of content associated with a document
A method and system for generating a summary of a document for display to a user on a display are provided. In one implementation, the method includes receiving...
US-7,627,481 Adapting masking thresholds for encoding a low frequency transient signal in audio data
An improved audio coding technique encodes audio having a low frequency transient signal, using a long block, but with a set of adapted masking thresholds. Upon...
US-7,627,451 Movement and event systems and associated methods
The invention provides a smart sensor (10) in the form of an adhesive bandage (32). The sensor (12) sticks to people and objects and wirelessly communicates with...
US-7,627,343 Media player system
A media player system is disclosed. One aspect of the media player system pertains to a docking station that allows a media player to communicate with other...
US-7,627,128 Methods of calibrating tone-based communications systems
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-7,626,614 Transfer function and high dynamic range images
Methods and apparatuses to derive at least one exposure function for high dynamic range imaging from images of different exposure durations. In one aspect, a...
US-7,626,404 Replaceable probe apparatus for probing semiconductor wafer
A probe apparatus for probing a device on a semiconductor wafer to be tested by a testing equipment is provided. The probe apparatus includes a replaceable probe...
US-D605,193 Computer
US-D605,174 Dock insert
US-7,624,251 Instructions for efficiently accessing unaligned partial vectors
One embodiment of the present invention provides a processor that is configured to execute load-swapped-partial instructions. An instruction fetch unit within...
US-7,624,235 Cache used both as cache and staging buffer
In one embodiment, a cache comprises a data memory comprising a plurality of data entries, each data entry having capacity to store a cache block of data, and a...
US-7,624,163 Automatic configuration information generation for distributed computing environment
A method and system for configuring information for a distributed computing environment is provided. The method and system comprises providing a job containing a...
US-7,624,021 Universal container for audio data
Storing audio data encoded in any of a plurality of different audio encoding formats is enabled by parametrically defining the underlying format in which the...
US-7,623,740 Image scaling arrangement
Methods and system for transferring images between devices are disclosed. For example, differently scaled images by a host device may automatically and/or...
US-7,623,667 Electronic device accessory with ultrasonic tone generator
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-7,623,130 Text rendering with improved command stream operations
A system, method, and computer program for high-speed, efficient text rendering are disclosed. In accordance with certain embodiments of the present invention,...
US-7,623,078 Antenna for portable electronic device wireless communications adapter
Antennas are provided for portable electronic devices. A portable electronic device may have a port that receives a wireless communications adapter. The adapter...
US-7,623,077 Antennas for compact portable wireless devices
Compact portable wireless devices and antennas for compact portable wireless devices are provided. The compact portable wireless device may be part of a piece of...
US-7,622,950 GPIO mux/dynamic port configuration
Dynamically configurable routing logic coupled between physical I/O ports and special purpose I/O associated with functions within a panel ASIC is disclosed that...
US-7,622,153 Method of making vapour deposited oxygen-scavenging particles
This invention discloses a method of making an oxygen scavenging particle comprised of an activating component and an oxidizable component wherein one component...
US-D604,736 Keyboard
US-D604,733 Monitor
US-D604,729 Electronic device
US-D604,714 Electronic device
US-D604,713 Electronic device
US-RE41,014 System and method for preventing damage to media files within a digital camera device
A system and method for preventing damage to media files within a digital camera comprise a power manager for detecting power failures, an interrupt handler for...
US-RE41,010 System for data transfer through an I/O device using a memory access controller which receives and stores...
A method and system for transferring units of data between a computer memory and an external system in which a DMA controller stores and uses information from an...
US-RE40,993 System and method for recognizing touch typing under limited tactile feedback conditions
A system is disclosed for recognizing typing from typing transducers that provide the typist with only limited tactile feedback of key position. The system...
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