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Semantic interpretation using user gaze order
Methods, and systems, including computer programs encoded on computer-readable storage mediums, including a method for performing semantic interpretation using...
Control of vehicles based on auditory signals
Methods and systems for control of vehicles based on auditory signals are described. In an example, a computing device may be configured to control a vehicle or...
Identifying mobile access points
Systems and methods for identifying mobile access points are provided. In one aspect, a method includes receiving an indication of an accessible access point...
Personal video recording with storage space requirement checking
Administration of storage space requirements on personal video recorders ("PVRs"), including recording a show having a storage space requirement, and...
Image enhancement through discrete patch optimization
An image processing system enhances the resolution of an original image using higher-resolution image data from other images. The image processing system...
Techniques for enabling or establishing the use of face recognition
Embodiments described herein facilitate or enhance the implementation of image recognition processes which can perform recognition on images to identify objects...
Subtle camera motions to indicate imagery type in a mapping system
A technique for providing a subtle indication of imagery type can be implemented in a software application, such as a mapping application, that displays...
Camera support device and method related thereto
The present disclosure is directed to a camera support device. The camera support device includes a mounting assembly adapted to releasably mount a camera. The...
Setting default security features for use with web applications and
According to one general aspect, a computer-implemented method for implementing default security features for web applications and browser extensions includes...
Pre-fetch ads while serving ads in live stream
Described herein are techniques related to pre-fetching ads while serving ads in a live streaming video. In one implementation, the pre-fetching mechanism will...
Advertisement transcoding and approval
Advertising parameters and associated television advertisements are received from advertisers. The television advertisements can be designated as pending...
Live demonstration of computing device applications
A feature of a computing device application may be selected by user or other input and then demonstrated using a demonstration application. The demonstration...
A server receives information from a user, where the information designates one or more images that the user is interested in seeing when viewing a web portal....
Merging electronic document redraws
The subject matter of this document can be implemented in, among other things, a method that includes displaying a visual representation of an electronic...
Predicting user navigation events
A method and system for predicting a next navigation event are described. Aspects of the disclosure minimize the delay between a navigation event and a network...
Memory module with memory stack and interface with enhanced capabilities
A memory module, which includes at least one memory stack, comprises a plurality of DRAM integrated circuits and an interface circuit. The interface circuit...
System and method of selectively caching information based on the
interarrival time of requests for the same...
A system and method is provided wherein, in one aspect, a currently-requested item of information is stored in a cache based on whether it has been previously...
Refresh management of memory modules
One embodiment sets forth an interface circuit configured to manage refresh command sequences that includes a system interface adapted to receive a refresh...
RAID configuration in a flash memory data storage device
A method of storing data in a flash memory data storage device that includes a plurality of memory chips is disclosed. The method includes determining a number...
Data storage device capable of recognizing and controlling multiple types
of memory chips
A data storage device may include a first memory board having multiple memory chips and a controller board that is arranged and configured to operably connect...
Identifying social profiles of entities
A server may scan an entity's or business' web page to identify information linking to one or more social networking web sites associated with the entity. The...
Web-based system for collaborative generation of interactive videos
Systems and methods are provided for adding and displaying interactive annotations for existing online hosted videos. A graphical annotation interface allows...
Ordering image search results
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer program products, for ranking images are disclosed. An image search subsystem generates an adjustment factor...
Building search by contents
Aspects of the invention relate generally to identifying and providing 3D models in response to a search request. More specifically, a server may access a...
Sequenced video segment mix
A computer-implemented method and system enabling a video hosting server to create a sequenced video segment mix that summarizes video content of a collection...
Common purchasing user interface
In general, the subject matter described in this disclosure can be embodied in methods, systems, and program products. A first third-party application program...
Using application market log data to identify applications of interest
Methods, systems and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for receiving a query log, the query log including data...
Network for distribution of re-targeted advertising
A computer system for automatic replacement of advertisements includes an advertising server for selecting an advertisement based on criteria related to the...
Delivering content to users based on advertisement interaction type
Systems and methods for improving the delivery of interactive advertisements are discussed herein. Systems and methods include approaches and solutions for...
Co-pay options for frequent traveler award redemption by rule
Techniques, for automatically determining frequent traveler award redemptions by rule are disclosed. The frequent travel award redemption program is encoded in...
Analyzing a content-requesting media item
The subject matter of this specification can be implemented in, among other things, a computer-implemented method including receiving a first input from a...
Segmenting words using scaled probabilities
Systems, methods, and apparatuses including computer program products for segmenting words using scaled probabilities. In one implementation, a method is...
Enhanced identification of interesting points-of-interest
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for identifying points-of-interest. In one aspect, a method...
Managing use of location-identification services
In general, the subject matter described in this specification can be embodied in methods, systems, and program products for identifying a location of a mobile...
Removing extraneous objects from maps
Aspects of the present disclosure relate generally to safe and effective use of autonomous vehicles. More specifically, laser data including locations,...
Computing device interaction with visual media
In general, techniques and systems for retrieving supplemental information associated with visual media are described. In one example, a method includes...
Markup language for interactive geographic information system
Data-driven guarded evaluation of conditional-data associated with data objects is used to control activation and processing of the data objects in an...
System and method for tracking objects
Embodiments of a system and method for tracking objects are described herein. Aspects of this disclosure efficiently update object "belief" data by creating a...
Random shuffling mechanism for MIMO wireless system
A method of coordinating communications between a wireless MIMO base station and a plurality of wireless communication devices is disclosed. The method includes...
Rate adaptation in a communication system
In general, the subject matter described in this specification can be embodied in methods, systems, and program products for adapting data rate in a...
Method and system for sharing speech recognition program profiles for an
An embodiment provides a system and method for sharing between computing devices via a sharing interface, a speech recognition program profile for one or more...
Privacy enhancements for server-side cookies
A server system receives requests from client systems and sends responses back to the client systems. For a subset of the requests, in addition to responding to...
Location-based security system for portable electronic device
A portable electronic device implements a location-dependent security protocol. Without requiring that the user enter any location information, the device...
Verifying content distribution authority
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for verifying content distribution authority. In one aspect,...
Touring in a geographic information system
The present invention relates to navigating in a geographic information system. In an embodiment, a method tours geographic information in a geographic...
Secure transformable password generation
The invention relates to generating and using secure transformable passwords. In one example, a user grants a third party access to an online account at a host...
Methods and systems for browser file transfer
The present invention relates to transferring files between browsers and other browsers or peer-to-peer (P2P) clients. In an embodiment, a system for...
A publisher web page is rendered at a client device from a publisher and the client device issues a request for traffic statistics data related to traffic...