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US-7,653,250 Adjusting sampling rate for encoding
Some embodiments provide a method for adjusting a video sampling rate during an video encoding operation. The method receives a metric that quantifies the usage...
US-7,652,678 Partial display updates in a windowing system using a programmable graphics processing unit
Techniques to generate partial display updates in a buffered window system in which arbitrary visual effects are permitted to any one or more windows (e.g.,...
US-7,652,676 Systems and methods for color managing content elements on a display device
A system and method for color managing content elements on a display device are provided. The systems and methods for color managing content elements on a...
US-7,652,504 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...
US-7,652,494 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...
US-D608,763 Electronic device
US-RE41,088 Apparatus and method for rotating the display orientation of a captured image
The apparatus of the present invention preferably comprises an image sensor, an orientation sensor, a memory and a processing unit. The image sensor is used for...
US-7,650,507 Small memory footprint fast elliptic encryption
A method of generating a digital signature includes generating a first random number from a finite field of numbers, and generating field elements defining a...
US-7,650,452 Method and apparatus for arbitration and fairness on a full-duplex bus using dual phases
A method and apparatus for arbitrating on a high performance serial bus is disclosed. The invention provides for a plurality of arbitration phases and an...
US-7,650,447 System and method for a host to access an internal SATA storage device within an accessible host using an...
An accessible host includes one or more internal SATA storage devices, an external SATA connector, an internal SATA port controller, an external SATA port...
US-7,650,137 Account information display for portable communication device
A portable communication device includes a display and a processor coupled to the display. The processor is configured to automatically and repeatedly present an...
US-7,650,007 Lanyard for handheld electronic device
A lanyard for carrying or wearing portable electronic devices is disclosed. The lanyard includes a neck cord having data carrying capabilities. The lanyard also...
US-7,649,744 Handheld computing device
A handheld computing device and handheld music player are disclosed. The handheld computing device includes a seamless enclosure formed from an extruded tube....
US-7,649,526 Soft key interaction indicator
An indication of interaction with a touch-sensitive display is provided. A soft key is displayed on the touch-sensitive display. Contact with the touch-sensitive...
US-D608,366 Graphical user interface for a display screen or portion thereof
US-D608,352 Dock insert
US-D608,342 Media device
US-7,647,518 Replay reduction for power saving
In one embodiment, a processor comprises a scheduler configured to issue a first instruction operation to be executed and an execution core coupled to the...
US-7,646,613 Multi-point latch mechanism with a single control
A latch mechanism for removably securing a module in a bay of an electronic device. The latch mechanism includes a first wireform configured to move along a...
US-7,646,437 Look-ahead system and method for pan and zoom detection in video sequences
A look-ahead system and method for pan and zoom detection in video sequences is disclosed. The system and method use motion vectors in a reference coordinate...
US-7,646,391 Systems and methods for color managing content elements on a display device
A system and method for color managing content elements on a display device are provided. The systems and methods for color managing content elements on a...
US-7,645,143 Magnetic connector for electronic device
An electrical plug and receptacle relying on magnetic force to maintain contact are disclosed. The plug and receptacle can be used as part of a power adapter for...
US-D607,869 Electronic device
US-D607,831 Connector
US-7,644,397 Software performance analysis using data mining
A system, method, and computer program for analyzing code execution and software performance characteristics are disclosed. Samples of code during run-time or...
US-7,644,099 Dynamic generation and automated distribution of user interface from database model
A method and apparatus for automatically and dynamically generating a user interface for a client based upon a database model. An application server creates a...
US-7,643,990 Global boundary-centric feature extraction and associated discontinuity metrics
Portions from time-domain speech segments are extracted. Feature vectors that represent the portions in a vector space are created. The feature vectors...
US-7,643,895 Portable media device with workout support
Improved techniques and systems for utilizing a portable electronic device to monitor, process, present and manage data captured by a remote sensor are...
US-7,643,789 Multimedia data transfer for a personal communication device
In a portable multimedia device, data is passed between a sender and receiver unit by way of voice channel only. Multimedia data is vocalized and then forwarded...
US-7,643,706 Image management tool with calendar interface
Techniques are provided for automatically organizing and presenting photographs based on the date information associated with photographs. In one embodiment, a...
US-7,643,698 Image sharpening using diffusion
An improved sharpening technique sharpens an image using diffusion rather than a Gaussian blur in the smearing phase. After an appropriate radius or number of...
US-7,643,693 Fast lossless encoder for digitized analog data
Lossless compression and the corresponding decompression of image and audio data are enabled using a combination of dynamic prediction and Golomb coding. First,...
US-7,643,037 Method and apparatus for tilting by applying effects to a number of computer-generated characters
Some embodiments of the invention provide a method for presenting computer-generated characters. The method defines several frames for a character and...
US-7,643,011 Noise detection in multi-touch sensors
Multi-touch touch-sensing devices and methods are described herein. The touch sensing devices can include multiple sense points, each of which can be stimulated...
US-7,643,010 Peripheral pixel noise reduction
Techniques for identifying and discriminating between different input patterns to a multi-touch touch-screen device are described. By way of example, large...
US-7,642,442 Methods, programs, storage media and systems for recording and compiling a music section
This disclosure relates to a method for recording and compiling a music section, wherein multiple takes of the music section are recorded; and wherein the method...
US-7,641,498 Universal serial bus plug and receptacle coupling arrangements
A Universal Serial Bus socket-equipped arrangement (USB-SEA) configured for mating with a Universal Serial Bus (USB) plug having a plug metal housing and an...
US-7,641,477 Electromagnetic connector for electronic device
An electrical plug and receptacle relying on magnetic force from an electromagnet to maintain contact are disclosed. The plug and receptacle can be used as part...
US-D607,469 Graphical user interface for a display screen or portion thereof
US-D607,198 Electronic device holder
US-7,640,497 Transforming a hierarchical data structure according to requirements specified in a transformation template
Method for transforming an input data structure to an output data structure according to requirements specified in a transformation template. The method includes...
US-7,640,440 Method and apparatus for facilitating device hibernation
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that enables a computing device to save additional power by entering a "hibernation mode," wherein the...
US-7,640,305 Filtering of data
A method, apparatus, and signal-bearing medium that filter data based on a criteria. In an embodiment, the criteria may be related to filtering out unwanted or...
US-7,639,746 Hybrid voltage/current-mode transmission line driver
A system that transmits signals through a communication channel. During operation, the system receives a sequence of bits for transmission through the...
US-7,639,542 Maintenance operations for multi-level data storage cells
Systems and methods, including computer software, for reading data from a flash memory cell involve detecting voltages from a group of memory cells. The group of...
US-7,639,531 Dynamic cell bit resolution
A system and method, including computer software, is used to write to a flash memory device that includes multiple memory cells. One or more of the memory cells...
US-7,639,187 Button antenna for handheld devices
Antennas, handheld electronic devices containing antennas, and methods for using antennas and handheld electronic devices are provided. A handheld device may...
US-7,638,717 Can spring housing contact
An electromagnetic interference (EMI) shield is provided. The EMI shield may include a frame and a cover operative to be placed over the frame. The cover may...
US-D607,005 Icon for a portion of a display screen
US-D607,003 Graphical user interface for a display screen or portion thereof
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