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Reducing the effects of interference experienced by a communication device
Disclosed are methods for allowing a wireless communication device (or "user equipment" or "UE") to receive signaling information when there is a power...
Method and apparatus for ascertaining a location of a personal portable
wireless communication device
A method and apparatus can ascertain a location of a personal portable wireless communication device. Movement of the personal portable wireless communication...
HARQ adaptation for acquisition of neighbor cell system information
A method in a mobile station including receiving an order from a serving cell for system information acquisition of a neighbor cell, wherein the order includes...
Prohibiting mobile forwarding
An incoming message and an indication of a sender-specified destination for the incoming message are received. In addition, a determination is made as to...
Mobile phone locator
A mobile phone, including a protocol sniffer for capturing a beacon from a wireless access point, a beacon parser, coupled with the protocol sniffer, for...
Method and apparatus for generating an audio output comprising spatial
A method of providing an audio signal comprising spatial information relating to a location of at least one virtual source (202) in a sound field with respect...
Program guide user interface
A computer-implemented method includes receiving a search request related to media programming and generating a search. The result has a list of one or more...
Personal measurement devices for media consumption studies
A method for conducting a media consumption study, includes at a processor of a position marker placed in a study site in a vicinity of a fixed media device;...
Systems and methods for providing content in a content list
Providing content in a content list may include identifying positions within the list where content can be provided. A client agent may automatically play items...
Adaptive video transcoding based on parallel chunked log analysis
Adaptive video transcoding based on parallel chunked log analysis is described. The adaptive video transcoding method comprises receiving an intermediate video...
Apparatus and methods for generating clips using recipes with slice
Methods and devices are described for generating a recipe for creating a clip. A recipe request can be received at a server, such as a recipe server. The recipe...
Two-step quantization and coding method and apparatus
Encoding and decoding a video image having a plurality of frames using a two-step quantization and coding process are disclosed. A block of a frame are encoded...
Conditional predictive multi-symbol run-length coding
Conditional predictive multi-symbol run-length coding may include generating a differential residual block based on a residual block and a reconstructed...
Extraction and representation of three-dimensional (3D) and bidirectional
reflectance distribution function...
Methods and systems are provided that use images to determine lighting information for an object. A computing device can receive an image of the object. For a...
Capturing images using controlled vibration
Systems and methods of capturing imagery are provided. In particular, vibration can be induced in an imaging platform to eliminate blur in one or more images...
Mobile device push notification using mobile application usage history
Mobile device application usage history is collected across a plurality of mobile device applications. A mobile device application usage trigger event is...
Electronic device housing and method of assembly
A housing for an electronic device is described. The housing has a front housing and a rear housing attached to the front housing. The rear housing has a first...
Subscriptions to paid channels of an internet-based content platform
An internet-based content platform that includes subscribable channels is provided. The internet-based content platform provides channels to end users. The...
Visualization and control of ongoing ingress actions
A method includes providing, by a server computer, a shared storage space for receiving and storing data from a plurality of data sources. The method further...
Parallel sorting key generation
A multi-language sorting index may allow sort keys for multiple languages to be stored in an auxiliary table associated with a primary table in which the...
Provisioning remote access to a node
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 hosting and sharing a live event
A computer-implemented method and computing system for generating, using one or more computing devices, an event page corresponding to a particular event, the...
Secure instant messaging system
A secure instant messaging (IM) system integrates secure instant messaging into existing instant messaging systems. A certificate authority (CA) issues security...
Automated accounts for media playback
Content stored on a server may be selected using a user device and enabled on a central device. The identity of the central device may be authenticated without...
System and method for managing secure communications in an Ad-Hoc network
The present invention provides a system and method for managing secure communications in an ad-hoc network having three or more users including a first user, a...
Systems and methods for directing messages to multiple user profiles on a
The disclosed technology covers messaging systems and methods, and computer program products embodying such systems and methods. An example computer-implemented...
Presentation of messages in multi-sectioned views
Systems and methods for presenting electronic messages are provided. In some implementations, a method includes, at a computing device having one or more...
Systems and methods for downloading and viewing images
A system for displaying images associated with a received electronic message concurrently displays the received electronic message, a view-all-images icon and a...
System and method for sharing content in an instant messaging application
A method and system for sharing content in an instant messaging application are disclosed. According to one embodiment a computer-implemented method comprises...
Generating transmission schedules
In general, the subject matter described in this specification can be embodied in methods, systems, and program products for generating a schedule to transmit...
Method and apparatus for rank adaptation in an orthogonal frequency
division multiplexing communication system
A communication system provides for adaptive rank determination, for example, a rank 2 transmission in instances where a rank 1 transmission may be indicated...
Ambient sound responsive media player
Some embodiments of the present invention provide a method of adjusting an output of a media player comprising capturing an ambient audio signal; processing the...
Stacked semiconductor chip RGBZ sensor
An apparatus is described that includes a first semiconductor chip having a first pixel array. The first pixel array has visible light sensitive pixels. The...
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...
User specified keyword spotting using long short term memory neural
network feature extractor
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for recognizing keywords using a long short term memory neural...
Automatic security system mode selection
Systems and techniques are provided for automatic security system mode selection. A set of signals may be received from sensors distributed in an environment...
Systems and methods of automated arming and disarming of a security system
Systems and methods of security are provided, including at least one of a plurality of sensors to detect a location of at least one user, and generate detection...
Intelligent cropping of images based on multiple interacting variables
Methods and systems for intelligently cropping images, including receiving, over a computer network, a source image, and then associating a first identifier tag...
Methods and devices for outputting a zoom sequence
Certain embodiments of this disclosure include methods and devices for outputting a zoom sequence. According to one embodiment, a method is provided. The method...
Method and apparatus for contextually varying amounts of imagery on a map
A user interface for a map display application used on a computing device includes a strip of photographic images corresponding to objects located within a...
Hardware-accelerated graphics for user interface elements in web
Some embodiments provide a system that renders a user interface (UI) element for a web application. During operation, the system loads the web application in a...
Deferred social network check-in
A system and method is disclosed for sharing previously visited locations in a social network. A mobile computing device (for example, a smartphone) may be...
Systems and methods for providing stock ticker information
A system generates a ticker result, which may be a uniform resource locator (URL) corresponding to a quote provider. The system receives a string of information...
Identifying similar display items for potential placement of content items
Apparatus and method for identifying similar publisher display items for potential placement of content items therein. In accordance with some embodiments, a...
Transformation invariant media matching
This disclosure relates to transformation invariant media matching. A fingerprinting component can generate a transformation invariant identifier for media...
Generating cinematic flyby sequences following paths and GPS tracks
A visualization system and method allow moving objects to be visualized in a GIS system as an interactive animation by moving an icon or 3D graphical model in...
Monitoring digital images
Digital images are monitored by enabling access to a digital image, receiving a notification associated with the digital image from a first user, and regulating...
Reduced latency for subresource transfer
Methods and systems for reducing web page load time are provided. A method for reducing web page load time may include determining subresources of a requested...
Systems, methods, and media for identifying content
Systems, methods, and media for identifying content are provided. In some implementations, systems for identifying content are provided, the systems comprising:...
Speculative acquisition of certificate validation information
Methods and systems for validating online certificate status are provided. A method for validating online certificate status may include storing data associated...