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Tendon webbing termination plate for superpressure envelope
An apparatus for securing a plurality of tendons to a balloon includes a first and second plate and a cable long enough to extend around a circumference of the...
A player model for a video game is generated based on inputs received from users who have played past versions of the game. The player model can be used to...
Display screen with graphical user interface
Display panel portion with a changeable graphical user interface component
Display panel portion with a computer icon
Portion of a handheld device
Autonomous vehicle console
System and method for synchronizing multi-level output devices in an
A method and system are described that allow a device operating in coordination with other devices to synchronize the devices operation with the other devices....
Method and system for intermediate node quality of service negotiations
Disclosed are a method and system for an intermediate node, which negotiates a Quality of Service (QoS) contract with two or more secondary nodes, to maintain a...
Inferring a current location based on a user location history
Systems and methods for inferring a current location of a user or device based on an analysis of a user location history are provided. In particular, when the...
Configuring a mobile device to scan for available wireless access points
when wireless data communication is...
Mobile devices and associated systems and methods are described. According to one example, a mobile device may include a unique scan only mode in which a...
Peripheral audio output device
Embodiments are provided for an improved peripheral speaker. The peripheral speaker includes an exterior casing enclosing one or more drivers. The exterior...
Finding and populating spatial ad surfaces in video
A video hosting web site receives uploaded video content and processes the video to determine ad surfaces. The ad surfaces comprise spatio-temporal regions of...
Methods and systems for providing audio information based on gaze information are described. In an example, a computing device may be configured to receive gaze...
Systems and methods for prefetching online content items for low latency
display to a user
A computer-implemented method for pre-fetching online content items is provided. The method uses a first computing device including a processor in communication...
Method and system for categorizing detected motion events
A computing system device with processor(s) and memory displays a video monitoring user interface on the display, the video monitoring user interface including...
Adaptive streaming to multicast and constrained-fidelity constant bit rate
This disclosure describes and adaptive bit rate encoding and distribution techniques for conserving bandwidth usage in a channel. The invention comprises, an...
Streaming-time 3D metadata injection
Injection of 3D metadata into a requested video is disclosed. An input video and associated metadata are received by a video hosting site. If the metadata...
Speech recognition and summarization
The subject matter of this specification can be embodied in, among other things, a method that includes receiving two or more data sets each representing speech...
Video creation marketplace
Systems and methods for facilitating collaboration between video creators/publishers and users in need of video creations and/or publication of videos are...
Peer-to-peer software updates
Various aspects of the subject technology relate to systems, methods, and machine-readable media for providing a software update. A system is configured to...
Method and apparatus providing synchronization and control for
server-based multi-screen videoconferencing
A videoconferencing system in which multiple browsers are utilized to present content and control functions for a server based videoconference. The content of...
Managing adaptive streaming of data via a communication connection
An example method includes requesting a data stream using a buffer with an initial maximum window size for buffering received data associated with the requested...
Configuring policy settings on client computing devices
Systems and methods for installing policy settings on a client computing device are provided. In some aspects, the client computing device receives policy data...
Login to a computing device based on facial recognition
An image of a second user is captured by a camera of a computing device currently providing access to a first set of resources to a first user. In response to...
Location-based security system for portable electronic device
A location-dependent security method and system for a portable electronic device is disclosed. Without requiring that the user enter any location information,...
Network address translation for virtual machines
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for receiving an outbound packet from a virtual machine...
System and method of semantically modelling and monitoring applications
and software architecture hosted by an...
The present disclosure is directed to a monitoring system for automatically inferring, without human modelling input or information regarding actual physical...
Network fallback using resource request expectations
Methods for network fallback using resource request expectations are provided. In one aspect, a method includes receiving a resource request, the resource...
Method and system for network micro flow control
The present technology pertains to unilaterally interleaving individual data packets of long bursts of multi-packet messages in various sequence patterns to be...
Minimum latency routing
Systems and methods for managing computer network activity are disclosed. A data flow to be transmitted between a source node and a destination node can be...
Generating social networks from social connection data
Embodiments generally relate to generating social networks from device specific communications. In one embodiment, a method includes determining social...
Methods and systems for determining signal strength maps for wireless
access points robust to measurement counts
Examples herein include methods and systems for determining signal strength maps for wireless access points robust to measurement counts. An example method...
Method and device with enhanced battery capacity savings
An enhanced battery saving capacity device (200) and method (300) is disclosed. In its simplest form, the method (300) includes the steps of: detecting (310) an...
Multipurpose, electronically versatile connector for wearable electronics
An example of a connector for host devices is provided. Aspects of the disclosure relate generally to a connector that allows a user to blindly connect the...
Conversational agent with a particular spoken style of speech
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for handing off a user conversation between computer-implemented...
Multi-stage hotword detection
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for multi-stage hotword detection are disclosed. In one...
Method and apparatus for mitigating false accepts of trigger phrases
An electronic device includes a microphone that receives an audio signal, and a processor that is electrically coupled to the microphone. The processor detects...
Methods and systems for receiving input controls
Examples methods and systems for distinguishing winks from other eye motions are described. In some examples, a method for distinguishing winks from other eye...
Selecting questions for a challenge-response test
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including compute program products, for selecting a question for a challenge-response test. One of the methods includes...
Discovering visited travel destinations from a set of digital images
Aspects of the disclosure relate to identifying visited travel destinations from a set of digital images associated with users of a social networking system....
Blending between street view and earth view
In one aspect, computing device(s) may determine a plurality of fragments for a three-dimensional (3D) model of a geographical location. Each fragment of the...
Using depth maps of a scene to identify movement of a video camera
A process recomputes zones for a scene. The process is performed at a computing device having one or more processors and memory. The memory stores one or more...
Obtaining event reviews
Embodiments generally relate to obtaining event reviews. In one embodiment a method includes receiving location data corresponding to a location of a device and...
Ad payment for physical presence
A computer-implemented method of determining reaction to promotional items includes providing to a mobile device a promotional item associated with a geographic...
Multistage learner for efficiently boosting large datasets
Implementations of the disclosed subject matter provide methods and systems for using a multistage learner for efficiently boosting large datasets in a machine...
Determining quality signals for electronic mail offer campaigns
A method for determining quality signals for offer campaigns comprises an offer system that receives information submitted by users, and analyzes it to learn...
Method and apparatus for selecting links to include in a probabilistic
generative model for text
A method may include receiving, at one or more processors, a current model. The current model may include a group of nodes representing words, at least one...
Segmentation of overwritten online handwriting input
Implementations of the disclosed subject matter provide methods and systems for identifying a candidate character cut for an overwritten character. A method may...