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Handheld device for capturing text from both a document printed on paper
and a document displayed on a dynamic...
A device for capturing rendered text is described. The device incorporates one or more visual sensors that receive visual information as a part of capturing...
Determining body measurements
Implementations generally relate to determining body measurements. In some implementations, a method includes receiving a plurality of images associated with a...
Self-initiated change of appearance for subjects in video and images
Implementations relate to self-initiated changing of appearance of subjects in video and images. In some implementations, a method includes receiving at least...
Utilizing multiple access control objects to manage access control
Access control systems and methods are described, including receiving a request from a user to access a first object, where first access-control information is...
Fingerprinting content via a playlist
A system and method for fingerprinting content via a playlist are provided. The system includes a content requestor to receive an indication that a request for...
Method and system for visual styling of visual elements for applications
A method and system for the dynamic extension (e.g. subclassing) of objects to enable visual styling of on-screen elements is disclosed herein. The present...
History of reading positions in eBooks
A user device for presenting eBooks generates a navigation history that allows a user to easily navigate to previously accessed positions within the eBook. The...
Indicating location status
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for indicating location status. A computing device can...
Identifying non-search actions based on a search query
In general, the subject matter described in this specification can be embodied in methods, systems, and program products for invoking a non-search action based...
Crowdsourced video collaboration
Methods and systems for identifying video clips in a video clip repository that are of the same event are disclosed. Video clips are identified as being of the...
Process for serializing and deserializing data described by a schema
A process for serializing and deserializing instance data from a schema is disclosed. A schema can be used to automatically and dynamically generate classes and...
Systems and methods for providing adaptive visualization of
synchronization of multiple files
A system and method for synchronizing files to a cloud storage service provides an adaptive visual display that offers details of the synchronization process of...
Transition from first search results environment to second search results
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for processing search results. In one aspect, a transition...
System and method for selecting user generated content related to a point
A system and machine-implemented method for providing one or more photos associated with a point of interest on a map, the method including receiving an...
Detecting visibility of a content item using tasks triggered by a timer
A module may be included with a content item. The module may be configured such that the module performs a number of tasks at a first rate via a timer when the...
Automatic expiring of cached data
A method includes determining a time shift for data validity windows corresponding to a user, receiving a request for an incremental data update from the user,...
Written-domain language modeling with decomposition
An automatic speech recognition system and method are provided for written-domain language modeling. According to one implementation, a process includes...
Systems and methods for mutations and operational transforms in a
collaborative spreadsheet environment
Mutations representing spreadsheet edit operations are received at a server from client computers of collaborators and also at a collaborator's client computer...
Narrative-based media organizing system for transforming and merging
graphical representations of digital media...
A computer system for a narrational media organizer for transforming digital media into a personal, memorable story with minimal user input having a processor...
System for assessing an application for tablet compatibility and quality
Applications that have been designed for a smaller format device such as a smartphone and simply ported to a larger format device such as a tablet can be...
Post-touchdown user invisible tap target size increase
The subject technology discloses configurations for providing detecting a first touch input on a touch-sensitive screen, wherein the first touch input...
Synchronization of sensor modules on a computing device
A computing device may include a sensor controller configured to control operations of a human-touch capacitive sensor module, a near-field communication (NFC)...
Disclosed are a system and method for detecting a gesture performed by a user of a device. The device includes a screen having a backlight as with a...
Approach for consolidating observed vehicle trajectories into a single
A method and apparatus is provided for controlling the operation of an autonomous vehicle. According to one aspect, the autonomous vehicle may track the...
Search control for searching video content
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer program products, for providing efficient searching of video content. In one aspect, a method includes...
See-through eyepiece for head wearable display
An eyepiece for a head wearable display includes a light guide component for guiding display light received at a peripheral location offset from a viewing...
Interactive social games on head-mountable devices
Disclosed herein are embodiments of an interactive social game. In one aspect, a method involves a computing system initiating a game application that provides...
A spool system includes a spool and a spool support. The spool includes a spool body, a shaft, and an anti-rotation feature. The spool body has a center axis of...
Interactive user interface providing weather information and available
Systems and methods for providing an interactive user interface that displays anticipated weather conditions alongside a plurality of available trips between an...
Systems and methods for performing a multi-step process for map generation
or device localizing
Examples describe systems and methods for performing a multi-step approach for map generation and device localizing using data collected by the device and...
Systems and methods for energy-efficient control of an energy-consuming
Systems and methods are provided for efficiently controlling energy-consuming systems, such as heating, ventilation, or air conditioning (HVAC) systems. For...
Plastic optical fiber for reliable low-cost avionic networks
An airborne wind turbine system including an aerial vehicle having a main wing, an electrically conductive tether having a first end secured to the aerial...
Modular cross-docking system
An example system includes a plurality of trailers arranged such that a given trailer of the plurality is connected to at least one other trailer of the...
Variable stiffness suction gripper
An example suction gripper is disclosed that includes a contacting pillow including a plurality of particles inside a non-rigid membrane that allow the...
Display screen or portion thereof with graphical user interface
Display panel with a video playback panel of a programmed computer system
with a graphical user interface
Heat management structure for a wearable electronic device and method for
A heat management structure for a wearable electronic device includes a first thermally conductive layer, a second thermally conductive layer, and insulating...
Dynamic TDMA system for TV white space MIMO wireless
A method may include identifying a repeating frame structure for communication between a MIMO base station and one or more wireless devices, the frame structure...
Methods of discovering devices for network formation
Disclosed are methods and systems for broadcasting and scanning for a service simultaneously. The present disclosure provides a solution for devices utilizing...
Methods and apparatus for using smart environment devices via application
In one embodiments, a method for authorizing access for an application programming interface (API) client or API client device to data of one or more data...
Dual-element MEMS microphone for mechanical vibration noise cancellation
Disclosed are systems, devices, and methods for minimizing mechanical-vibration-induced noise in audio signals. In one aspect, a microphone is disclosed that...
Automatic control and grouping of media playback devices based on user
Systems and techniques are provided for detecting the location of a user, stopping media output from a first media output device, and selecting a second media...
Methods, systems, and media for presenting supplemental information
corresponding to on-demand media content
Methods, systems, and media for presenting supplemental information corresponding to on-demand media content are provided. In some implementations, the method...
Real time overlays on live streams
A system and method for generating and distributing overlay streams in real time over an overlay stream distribution channel that overlays events of a video...
Methods, systems, and media for managing output of an HDMI source
Mechanisms for managing output of an HDMI source are provided. In accordance with some implementations of the disclosed subject matter, a method for controlling...
Smart asset management for a content item
A method for managing assets for a content item to be displayed on at least one client computing device having a display is provided. Additionally, a server...
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...
Method and system for determining value of an account
A system determines a value of an online account, and uses that value to identify a security-related mechanism for the account. The system determines the...
In-band centralized control with connection-oriented control protocols
Aspects of the disclosure relate generally to switches responding to master controllers before establishing a secure connection in an in-band controlled...