At Patents you can conduct a Patent Search, File a Patent Application, find a Patent Attorney, or search available technology through our Patent Exchange. Patents are available using simple keyword or date criteria. If you are looking to hire a patent attorney, you've come to the right place. Protect your idea and hire a patent lawyer.
Methods for forming defect-free anodized parts
Manufacturing methods related to anodizing of metal parts are described. In particular, pre-anodizing and post-anodizing methods for forming a consistent and...
Display screen or portion thereof with animated graphical user interface
Magnetic latch mechanisms are provided. The latch mechanisms may be employed to releasably hold a portable computing device in a closed configuration. The latch...
Screwless joining of an enclosure with pressure sensitive adhesive and
removal via pneumatic release mechanisms
This application relates to methods and apparatus for pneumatically separating adhesively joined components. A pneumatic release mechanism can be positioned...
Fast communication recovery in dual network radio resource management
Various embodiments are disclosed of a method and apparatus for fast communication recovery in wireless mobile devices arranged to perform dual network radio...
Efficient location updates, paging and short bursts
A mobile terminal in a wireless communication network may be one of several modes of operation. When in an idle mode, the mobile terminal may avoid a lengthy...
Uplink control in a wireless communication network
A method and system are provided having an uplink control structure for providing channel estimation and data demodulation in a wireless communication network....
Delivery of push notifications to an inactive computing device
A method performed by a notification handler process running on a device includes receiving a first push notification for a first application while the...
Enhancement to PLMN selection process while roaming
A method and apparatus for a mobile wireless device configured to adaptively scan for a preferred wireless network while roaming is described. In one...
Transfer of emergency services session between disparate subsystems
Methods and nodes for coordinating communication sessions are described herein. A method includes providing, by a control system, a signaling anchor point at a...
Three part membrane speaker
A speaker assembly membrane including a sound radiating surface (SRS) having a first material; a substantially planar SRS ring positioned concentrically outward...
Compact audio speaker
A audio speaker includes two parallel magnetically permeable plates and a diaphragm movably supported parallel to and approximately equidistant from the plates...
Detachable wireless listening device
Broadly speaking, the embodiments described herein relate to a media apparatus that can be used in conjunction with a host device to provide an end user a...
Eliminating plaintext video from external memory
In an embodiment, an integrated circuit comprises a decrypt unit configured to decrypt an encrypted, compressed video stream; an on-chip buffer; and a...
Offloading a video portion of a video call
A method for offloading a video portion of a video call form a cellular network to a WLAN is provided. The method can include a wireless communication device...
System and method for estimating an ambient light condition using an image
sensor and field-of-view compensation
A system and method for estimating an ambient light condition is using an image sensor of a digital camera. An array of pixels is obtained using the image...
Robust image feature based video stabilization and smoothing
A method of removing unwanted camera motion from a video sequence is provided. The method matches a group of feature points between each pair of consecutive...
Systems and methods for exposure metering for timelapse video
Techniques and devices for acquiring and processing timelapse video are described. The techniques use exposure bracketing to provide a plurality of images at...
Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable storage media for determining encoding media station fingerprints and determining if...
Transmission of symbols in a MIMO environment using Alamouti based codes
A method for transmitting data in a multiple-input-multiple-output space-time coded communication using a mapping table mapping a plurality of symbols defining...
Wirelessly charged electronic device with shared inductor circuitry
An electronic device may contain an input-output device such as a speaker, vibrator, or near field communications antenna. The input-output device may include...
Dynamic range control gain encoding
A system and method is provided for converting Dynamic Range Control/Compression (DRC) gain values into a spline representation that is compatible with the...
Compression molded cable structures and methods for making the same
Compression molded cable structures and systems and methods for manufacturing molded cable structures are disclosed.
Interposers for connecting receptacle tongues to printed circuit boards
Connecting structures to mechanically connect to a connector receptacle tongue and a printed circuit board and to electrically connect contacts on the connector...
Electronic device antenna with multiple feeds for covering three
Electronic devices may be provided that include radio-frequency transceiver circuitry and antennas. An antenna may be formed from an antenna resonating element...
Non-rectangular batteries for portable electronic devices
The disclosed embodiments provide a battery cell. The battery cell includes a set of layers forming a non-rectangular shape, wherein the set of layers comprises...
Photodiode with different electric potential regions for image sensors
An image sensor pixel is disclosed. The pixel may include a photodiode having a first region with a first potential and a second region with a second, higher...
Methods and apparatuses disclosed herein relate to backlit visual display elements. One embodiment may take the form a keyboard including at least one keycap, a...
Dynamic color adjustment for displays using local temperature measurements
An electronic device may include a display and display control circuitry. The display may be calibrated to compensate for changes in display temperature....
Generating a simulated three dimensional scene by producing reflections in
a two dimensional scene
A method that simulates a three dimensional scene by producing reflections in a two dimensional scene. In some embodiments, the two dimensional scene includes a...
An apparatus for processing a sequence of tokens to detect predetermined data, wherein each said token has a token type, and the predetermined data has a...
Semi-automatic index term augmentation in document retrieval
Disclosed are methods and systems for indexing or retrieving materials accessible through computer networks.
The present technology includes an optimized b-tree. To improve concurrent access, a read lock can be applied to traversed nodes of a b-tree in a lock coupling....
Creating and viewing digital note cards
Systems, techniques, and methods are presented for creating digital note cards and presenting a graphical user interface for interacting with digital note...
Code tampering protection for insecure environments
In the field of computer software (code) security, it is known to include verification data such as hash values in or associated with the code to allow...
Combined transparent/non-transparent cache
In one embodiment, a memory that is delineated into transparent and non-transparent portions. The transparent portion may be controlled by a control unit...
Non-regular parity distribution detection via metadata tag
This can relate to non-regular parity distribution of a non-volatile memory ("NVM"), such as flash memory, and detection of the non-regular parity via a...
Methods and apparatuses for inputting information
Methods and apparatuses for presenting a data input interface. In one exemplary embodiment of a method described herein, a text input field is displayed and,...
Touch pad with force sensors and actuator feedback
Electronic devices may use touch pads that have touch sensor arrays, force sensors, and actuators for providing tactile feedback. A touch pad may be mounted in...
Embedded authentication systems in an electronic device
This invention is directed to an electronic device with an embedded authentication system for restricting access to device resources. The authentication system...
Circuitry for active cable
Circuits, methods, and apparatus that allow signals that are compliant with multiple standards to share a common connector on an electronic device. An exemplary...
Enable power from an accessory to a host device based on whether the
accessory is able to alter an electrical...
Methods, systems, and apparatus for enabling a power path between a power source and a host device via an accessory. A host device may send, to an accessory...
Methods and apparatuses for determining throttle settings to satisfy a
system power constraint
Exemplary embodiments of methods and apparatuses to manage a power of a system that leverage intermediate power margins are described. One or more subsystems of...
Flexible electronic devices
Flexible electronic devices may be provided. A flexible electronic device may include a flexible display, a flexible housing and one or more flexible internal...
Electronic device display chassis
An electronic device display may include display layers mounted in a display chassis. The display chassis may have a plastic chassis structure and a metal...
Testing system with capacitively coupled probe for evaluating electronic
Conductive electronic device structures such as a conductive housing member that forms part of an antenna may be tested during manufacturing. A test system may...
A mapping application that intelligently places distance labels along a route in a map is disclosed. A distance label placed at a particular position of the...
Switch modules with electromagnetic interference shielding structures
An accessory may be provided with a button controller having a microphone and switches. The switches may include dome switch members and metal switch terminals...