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Path light feedback compensation
A path light that utilizes an ambient light sensor to determine the lighting conditions may experience feedback from its light source if it determines that the...
Connecting wireless devices using visual image capture and processing
A method facilitates establishment of wireless pairing connections between wireless electronic devices by: initiating, at a first device, a connection utility...
Static schedule frequency adjusting techniques for wireless MIMO networks
A technique includes communicating with a base station via a transmitter and a receiver of a first client device based on a static schedule. The static schedule...
Rapid acknowledgement of radio transmissions for energy minimization
The disclosure relates to a transmission scheme for nodes in a network. More specifically, the disclosure relates to an acknowledgment scheme that minimizes...
Apparatus and method for optimizing performance of a radio device
An apparatus (1600) and method (200) determine an instance quality set of an access system while the access system is used by an application package of a radio...
Methods and systems for system updating of mobile devices operating in
privacy or other informationally...
A method (600) of providing device updates or personalization to a mobile communication device (706) operating in an informationally restrictive mode is...
Remotely activating a combination of mobile device functions
A method of remotely activating a combination of mobile device functions using a network application includes receiving, using the network application at a...
Hand held device with an integral access control component
A composite device includes an RFID device and a controller. The controller allows the RFID to respond to a query from an external source only when the...
Prefetching and caching map data based on mobile network coverage
When a mobile device is positioned in a first coverage area with first service parameters, it is determined that the mobile device is likely to enter a second...
System and method of location estimation based on intersections and range
Systems and methods are provided for estimating the locations and coverage ranges of wireless transmission stations based on the existing location and coverage...
Accelerometer or transducer on a device
A device is provided that includes a microphone, a surface, an accelerometer or transducer, and a processor. The surface may be substantially transparent and...
Enforcing publisher content item block requests
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for enforcing publisher content item block requests. In one...
Variable-sized super block based direct prediction mode
Coding a video stream having a plurality of frames is disclosed. A frame of a video stream is processed to determine if direct motion prediction can be applied...
Curved image sensor for a curved focal surface
This document describes curved image sensors capable of sensing light from a monocentric lens. This curved image sensor receives light focused at a curved focal...
Contact cropping from images
The present disclosure provides methods and systems for storing image data in a mobile device. In some embodiments, the method includes generating an image on...
Anonymous cross-device linking using temporal identifiers
Methods, systems, and apparatus include computer programs encoded on a computer-readable storage medium, including a method for providing content. Login...
Systems and methods for indicating a user state in a social network
Methods and Systems for determining a user state for a member of a social network are described. According to one embodiment, a method comprising receiving in a...
Node having functionality that is inoperable unless the node is registered
to a user account at a remote site
Systems and methods for providing registration at a remote site that may include, for example, a monitoring module that may communicate with a remote site. A...
System and method for automatically suggesting or inviting a party to join
a multimedia communications session
The present disclosure includes a system and method for automatically suggesting or inviting a party to join a multimedia communications session. In some...
Hazard detection unit facilitating convenient setup of plural instances
thereof in the smart home
include using an application on a mobile device to establish first wireless communications with a first hazard detector that was previously paired with the user...
Categorizing accounts based on associated images
Categorizing accounts based on associated images is described, including identifying information associated with an account associated with a user, the...
Systems and methods for adaptive energy utilization of optical
This disclosure provides systems, methods, and apparatus for an energy efficient communication system. The communication system can include a transmitter, a...
Gesture-based messaging method, system, and device
This disclosure is generally directed to a method on a gesture-based messaging device ("messaging device"). According to various implementations, the messaging...
Initiating actions based on partial hotwords
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, receiving audio data; determining that an initial portion of...
Modifying behavior of autonomous vehicle based on predicted behavior of
A vehicle configured to operate in an autonomous mode could determine a current state of the vehicle and the current state of the environment of the vehicle....
Determining input received via tactile input device
A non-transitory computer-readable storage medium may include instructions stored thereon. When executed by at least one processor, the instructions may be...
Configurable colored indicator on computing device
A computing device includes a memory storing executable instructions, a processor configured to execute the instructions, a programmable display screen...
Method for obtaining product feedback from drivers in a non-distracting
A feedback system for a motor vehicle infotainment system is disclosed in which information about the state of the motor vehicle, including the infotainment...
Digital punch card for mobile device
A method for verifying a location of a user of a mobile device is disclosed. The method involves: receiving an indicia of a location of the mobile device based...
Noise estimation for images using polynomial relationship for pixel values
of image features
Implementations relate to estimating noise in images using a polynomial relationship for pixel values of image features. In some implementations, a...
Correcting writing data generated by an electronic writing device
In embodiments of correcting writing data generated by an electronic writing device, an electronic writing device includes a positional sensor configured to...
Method and device for detecting a seating position in a vehicle
In one embodiment a method performed by an electronic device for determining a seating position of a person in a vehicle, the method comprises capturing at...
Service profiles for associating data services with applications
Service profiles for associating data services with applications are described, including receiving a first input from a user identifying a first service to...
Privacy manager for restricting correlation of meta-content having
protected information based on privacy rules
A method intercepts correlation instructions related to a plurality of meta-content elements associated with a primary content. The primary content or the...
Inducing command inputs from property sequences
A method identifies pairs of first and second command inputs from respective user device sessions for which the first and second operation data are indicative...
Video annotation using deep network architectures
A method includes receiving, by a processing device of a content sharing platform, a video content, selecting at least one video frame from the video content,...
System and method for storing metadata for a file in a distributed storage
A system, computer-readable storage medium storing at least one program, and a computer-implemented method for storing metadata for a file in a distributed...
Methods and systems for identifying user input data for matching content
to user interests
A method of managing content includes analyzing a plurality of referring uniform resource locators (URLs); extracting, from each of the referring URLs, website...
Dynamic image generation for customizable user interfaces
A system and method to define icon color of an icon image for program themes. At a server having a processor and storage, an icon definition file that includes...
Style sheet speculative preloading
Methods for preloading for a web page externally specified resources of a style sheet are provided. In one aspect, a method includes identifying at least one...
Serving content for a space based on a probabilistic distribution
Variations in user devices may result in content being rendered differently. Knowing the amount of space required to render the content item for a user device...
Bridge decoder for a vehicle infotainment system
An intermediary device may be utilized to form a communication bridge between a vehicle infotainment system and a remote device. The computing device forming...
High availability architecture
A system for executing tasks in a computing resource environment is disclosed. Variations of a system may include two or more scheduler partitions associated...
Systems and methods for performing scheduling for a cluster
Multiple scheduler verticals can allocate tasks to resources that are shared by the scheduler verticals. Information regarding a state of each resource may be...
User-specific customization based on characteristics of user-interaction
The disclosed methods, devices, and systems may enable the user of an input device to be identified based on characteristics of the user's input. In one aspect,...
Overscroll visual effects
Methods for providing visual feedback when an end area of content is reached are provided. In one aspect, a method includes receiving an input in a first...
Three-dimensional tilt and pan navigation using a single gesture
Systems and methods for providing tilt and pan navigation within a three-dimensional environment in response to a single gesture are provided. An exemplary...
Low power management of multiple sensor chip architecture
A method, device, system, or article of manufacture is provided for low-power management of multiple sensor chip architecture. In one embodiment, a method...
Preemptive machine learning-based gesture recognition
A system and method for detecting a viewing gesture with respect to a wrist-worn device employ a logistic-regression model to pre-learn gesture metrics for on...
Balloon power sources with a buoyancy trade-off
Example embodiments may facilitate altitude control by a balloon in a balloon network. An example method involves: (a) causing a balloon to operate in a first...