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US-8,983,096 Bone-conduction pickup transducer for microphonic applications
A personal audio device has a bone conduction pickup transducer, having a housing of which a rigid outer wall has an opening formed therein. A volume of...
US-8,983,093 Electronic device circuitry for communicating with accessories
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-8,983,083 Electronic device and headset with speaker seal evaluation capabilities
Electronic devices and accessories for electronic devices such as headsets are provided. The electronic devices may produce audio output. The headsets may...
US-8,983,082 Detecting musical structures
Among other things, techniques and systems are disclosed for detecting musical structures, such as downbeats. In one aspect, a method performed by a data...
US-8,982,732 Detecting neighboring access points in a network
An electronic device, e.g., a mobile device, having access to a wireless network roams from one access point (AP) to another using access point detection based...
US-8,982,683 Transmission method and related device
A method for transmitting a signal carrying information elements over a plurality of frequency subcarriers simultaneously. The method comprises: identifying a...
US-8,982,582 Electronic device with antenna cable bracket
An electronic device contains circuitry such as radio-frequency transceiver circuitry and antenna structures that are coupled using transmission line paths such...
US-8,982,547 Electronic devices with component mounting structures
Electronic devices are provided that have components. A housing protrusion may be interposed between a display cover layer and display components. A button may...
US-8,982,310 Displays with light-curable sealant
An electronic device may have a display such as a liquid crystal display. The display may include a layer of liquid crystal material interposed between a color...
US-8,982,182 Non-uniform spatial resource allocation for depth mapping
A method for depth mapping includes providing depth mapping resources including an illumination module, which is configured to project patterned optical...
US-8,982,096 Touch sensor panel design
A touch sensor panel including a plurality of drive lines crossing a plurality of sense lines, forming an array. The plurality of drive lines and the plurality...
US-8,982,087 Multipoint touchscreen
A touch panel having a transparent capacitive sensing medium configured to detect multiple touches or near touches that occur at the same time and at distinct...
US-8,982,060 Touch and hover sensor compensation
Compensation for sensors in a touch and hover sensing device is disclosed. Compensation can be for sensor resistance and/or sensor sensitivity variation that...
US-8,982,058 Touch screen border regions
Touch screens with more compact border regions can include an active area that includes touch sensing circuitry including drive lines, and a border region...
US-8,982,002 Dynamically adjustable antenna supporting multiple antenna modes
Electronic devices may be provided that contain wireless communications circuitry. The wireless communications circuitry may include radio-frequency transceiver...
US-8,981,302 Infrared sensors for electronic devices
An electronic device may be provided with proximity sensor capabilities for monitoring for the presence of nearby external objects. The electronic device may...
US-8,981,243 Keyboard mechanisms for electronic devices
An input device configured to communicate with a computing device includes at least one keycap, a support mechanism operably connected to the keycap and...
US-8,980,491 Fuel cell system to power a portable computing device
The disclosed embodiments relate to the design of a portable and cost-effective fuel cell system for a portable computing device. This fuel cell system includes...
US-8,980,026 Gap seals for electronic device structures
An electronic device may have structures such as housing structures, display structures and other device structures that form gaps when assembled. To prevent...
US-D724,608 Display screen or portion thereof with graphical user interface
US-D724,597 Stand and portable display device
US-D724,469 Band
US-8,978,094 Centralized operation management
A novel security framework that is part of an operating system of a device is provided. The framework includes a security assessor that performs security policy...
US-8,977,974 Ambient noise based augmentation of media playback
Ambient noise sampled by a mobile device from a local environment is used to automatically trigger actions associated with content currently playing on the...
US-8,977,962 Reference waveforms
A method for displaying reference waveforms to facilitate visual identification of different points such as maximum points and minimum points of an audio clip...
US-8,977,947 Method for presenting documents using a reading list panel
A reading list panel is displayed as a sidebar window with respect to a main window of a content viewing application. In response to a first input, a first...
US-8,977,881 Controller core time base synchronization
A system and method for efficiently synchronizing multiple processing cores on a system-on-a-chip (SOC). A SOC includes an interrupt controller and multiple...
US-8,977,818 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...
US-8,977,817 System cache with fine grain power management
Methods and apparatuses for reducing leakage power in a system cache within a memory controller. The system cache is divided into multiple small sections, and...
US-8,977,805 Host-assisted compaction of memory blocks
In a system that includes a host and a memory controller that is separate from the host and stores data for the host in a non-volatile memory, a method for data...
US-8,977,626 Indexing and searching a data collection
A system searches a data collection using a bloom filter index to reduce the search scope to improve search efficiency, while at the same time allowing more...
US-8,977,498 User-specified route rating and alerts
In some implementations, a user can provide ratings for routes, streets and/or locations. In some implementations, the user can initiate an alert associated...
US-8,977,298 Location fingerprinting
Methods, program products, and systems for using a location fingerprint database to determine a location of a mobile device are described. A mobile device can...
US-8,977,294 Securely locating a device
Methods, systems, and computer-readable medium for securely locating a mobile device. In one implementation, a method is provided. The method includes receiving...
US-8,977,269 Extending use of a cellular communication capabilities in a wireless device to another device
Extending cellular telecommunication service from a first UE to another device. The first UE may register for cellular telecommunication service with a cellular...
US-8,977,255 Method and system for operating a multi-function portable electronic device using voice-activation
Methods and systems in which a portable electronic device can be voice activated are disclosed. The portable electronic device can be a multi-function...
US-8,977,213 Receiving a message identifying neighbor cells
While a mobile station is in a reduced power state, the mobile station determines whether the mobile station has up-to-date neighbor cell information. In...
US-8,977,077 Techniques for presenting user adjustments to a digital image
Techniques for generating a preview image in an image editing application in response to detecting user input that changes the value of an adjustable parameter...
US-8,977,059 Integrating feature extraction via local sequential embedding for automatic handwriting recognition
Integrating features is disclosed, including: determining a value associated with a temporal feature for a point; determining a value associated with a spatial...
US-8,976,994 Earphone having an acoustic tuning mechanism
An earphone comprising an earphone housing having a body portion acoustically coupled to a tube portion extending from the body portion, the body portion having...
US-8,976,976 Accessory adapter with user input interface
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-8,976,960 Methods and apparatus for correlation protected processing of cryptographic operations
A method and an apparatus that generate a plurality of elements randomly as a split representation of an input used to provide an output data cryptographically...
US-8,976,856 Optimized deblocking filters
An encoder executes an iterative search method for selecting deblocking parameters for coded video. According to the method, a decoded picture may be deblocked...
US-8,976,843 Method and systems for OFDM using code division multiplexing
In some embodiments of the invention, OFDM symbols are transmitted as a plurality of clusters. A cluster includes a plurality of OFDM sub-carriers in frequency,...
US-8,976,799 Converged computer I/O system and bridging mechanism for peer-to-peer communication
A high-speed I/O interface that allows a number of native I/O formats to be encapsulated into PCIe Vendor Defined Messages ("VDMs") for transfer over a single...
US-8,976,773 Cell identifier encoding and decoding methods and apparatus
In an embodiment, a wireless communication system (100, FIG. 1) includes one or more nodes (102-108) and one or more user equipments (UE) (110). A node may...
US-8,976,734 Hybrid ARQ schemes with soft combining in variable rate packet data applications
A system and method for transmitting high speed data on fixed rate and for variable rate channels. The system and method provides the flexibility of adjusting...
US-8,976,649 Method for providing bearer specific information for wireless networks
A Packet Control Function (PCF) may not have enough knowledge about packet data arriving on a bearer path via a Packet Data Serving Node (PDSN) to appropriately...
US-8,976,528 Fasteners and dual-thickness thermal stages in electronic devices
The disclosed embodiments provide a system that facilitates heat transfer in an electronic device. The system includes a heat pipe configured to conduct heat...
US-8,976,324 Displays with optical fiber layers
An electronic device may have a display such as a liquid crystal display. The display may have multiple display layers for generating display light such as a...
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