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Augmentation of place ranking using 3D model activity in an area
Aspects of the invention relate generally to ranking geographic locations based on perceived user interest. More specifically, a database of three-dimensional...
Hierarchical behavioral profile
In a hierarchical profile, each node represents at least one feature of behavioral data collected about an entity profiled, with the topmost node selected as...
Post-paid, single click payments
A deferred payment authorization system that allows users to exercise an instant purchase, deferred payment option for online payment without providing payment...
In one aspect, this application describes a method for determining personal advertisements for display with personal content in an online social network. The...
Automated project localization into multiple languages by using machine
Applications can be localized by localization experts to allow them to be used by a broader customer base. The localization can be done given resource files...
Method and apparatus for building and presenting network designs
A method and apparatus is provided for presenting a design of a fiber-optic network. In one aspect, a server receives from a client device a request for a...
Displaying dynamic entertainment information on marquees in street-level
An apparatus provides street-level images that include entertainment information. The apparatus may include a memory that stores at least one street-level image...
Gesture-based automotive controls
Methods and apparatuses for gesture-based controls are disclosed. In one aspect, a method is disclosed that includes maintaining a correlation between a...
Prospective determination of processor wake-up conditions in energy
buffered HVAC control unit
A thermostat may include a memory and a processing system. The processing system may operate by determining a set of wake-up conditions for the processor to...
Dynamic data refresh for mobile device applications
The frequency with which data is refreshed for an application executed by a mobile device may be dynamically set based on one or more of the state of the...
Video segment identification and organization based on dynamic
This disclosure relates to video segment identification and organization based on dynamic characterizations. A characteristics component analyzes a video, and...
Implicit video location augmentation
A method and apparatus for performing implicit video location augmentation are provided. Implicit video location augmentation may include identifying a first...
Similar image selection
An image similar to a target image is selected from among a set of candidate images. A set of image classifiers is first generated and used to create a...
Techniques for a shape descriptor used for object recognition are described. Tokens of an object in digital image data are captured, where tokens can be edges,...
Position estimation using predetermined patterns of light sources
Methods and systems are described for determining eye position and/or for determining eye movement based on glints. An exemplary computer-implemented method...
System and method of identifying advertisement in images
A system and method is provided wherein, in one aspect, a processor determines whether multiple street level images have captured a nearly-identical face. If...
Method and apparatus for antenna array channel feedback
A method and apparatus provide antenna array channel feedback. The method can include receiving, at a wireless terminal, a set of channel state information...
Dynamic coefficient reordering
A system, apparatus, and method of compressing video data having at least one frame having at least one block having an array of pixels. The method includes...
Multi-stage switching topology
A multi-stage switching fabric provides a first tier and a second tier. The first tier may include a first plurality of switches, and the second tier may...
Method for providing a contention based uplink channel
A method, a mobile system, and a user communication device are disclosed. A receiving unit 408 may receive a downlink packet 620 from a base station 108. A...
System and method for routing around failed links
A multi-stage network may include a first stage having a first plurality of switches, a second stage having a second plurality of switches, and a number of...
System and method for capturing images of a geographic area
A system for capturing images while a user is traversing a geographic area is disclosed. The system may include a frame configured to extend across a first...
Preventing motion artifacts by intelligently disabling video stabilization
Digital video stabilization is selectively turned off in circumstances where it could actually decrease the quality of a captured video. A video camera includes...
Showing geo-located information in a 3D geographical space
Methods and systems for providing a graphic, such as an advertisement, in a 3D geographical information system (GIS) view are described. A method for providing...
Incremental surface hole filling
Systems, methods, and computer storage mediums are provided for filling missing data in a spatially distributed, graphically represented data set. An example...
Capacitively coupled computing device antenna
A computing device includes a capacitively coupled antenna provided in a display portion of the device. An antenna pattern is provided on a backside of a touch...
Methods and systems for capturing and storing an image are provided. In one example, eye-movement data associated with a head-mountable device (HMD) may be...
Wearable computer with superimposed controls and instructions for external
A wearable computing device includes a head-mounted display (HMD) that provides a field of view in which at least a portion of the environment of the wearable...
Somatosensory type notification alerts
A computing device is described that can receive contextual information related to a user associated with the computing device. The contextual information may...
Unlocking method for a computing system
Methods and systems for unlocking a screen using eye tracking information are described. A computing system may include a display screen. The computing system...
Removably attachable lens
Retrieval of data across multiple partitions of a storage device using
A system and method for exchanging data among partitions of a storage device is disclosed. For example, data stored in a first partition is exchanged with an...
Determining content consumption metrics using display device power status
A method, performed at a computer system having one or more processors and memory storing one or more programs executed by the one or more processors, includes...
Inline user addressing in chat and document editing sessions
A computer-implemented method is executed on a server having one or more processors and memory storing one or more programs to be executed by the one or more...
Generating globally coherent timestamps
The present technology proposes techniques for generating globally coherent timestamps. This technology may allow distributed systems to causally order...
Limited-access state for inadvertent inputs
Techniques for a computing device operating in access-states are provided. One example method includes receiving, by the computing device operating in a first...
Retrieving social network content
A method includes identifying a target party of a social network based on at least one of a social affinity between an active user of the social network and the...
Dynamic presentation of web content
Dynamic presentation of web content is provided. One embodiment comprises a computer system for dynamically presenting market channel information associated...
Identifying geo-located objects
A method of providing geo-coded information to a user of a graphical computing device is disclosed. The method includes receiving information identifying a view...
Modifying search result ranking based on implicit user feedback and a
model of presentation bias
The present disclosure includes systems and techniques relating to ranking search results of a search query. In general, the subject matter described in this...
Semantic image label synthesis
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for adjusting confidence scores of image labels for images....
System and method of transmitting search results based on arbitrary
A system and method is provided of generating a map. In one aspect, the map is transmitted by a server as an image. Listings are selected based on both their...
Presenting search results for gallery web pages
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for classifying web pages as gallery web pages, and for...
Delay retrieval of synchronization information
A computer-implemented method for delaying synchronization of a computing device is disclosed according to one aspect of the subject technology. The method...
Method and system for efficiently replicating data in non-relational
A method replicates data between instances of a distributed database. The method tracks changes to the distributed database at a first instance by storing...
Audio triggers based on context
A computing device includes at least one processor and at least one module, operable by the at least one processor, to determine a context of the computing...
System and method for suggesting alternative travel destinations
A system and method for suggesting alternative travel destinations is disclosed. In one embodiment, the method may generally include receiving, at a computing...
Facade illumination removal
An image comprising color pixels with varying illumination is selected. Instances of a repeating pattern in the image are determined. Illumination values for...
Generating a road network based on satellite imagery
A system and method for generating a road network based on satellite imagery. Plural pixels corresponding to satellite imagery of a region are obtained. For...
System and method of using images to determine correspondence between
In one aspect, a system and method is provided that matches images that are associated with street addresses with images that are associated with locations that...