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Notebook computer with lid mounting for translational movement
A computer includes a lid defining a lower edge. A hinge is connected to the lid along the lower edge. The computer further includes a base having an upper...
Wide-view LIDAR with areas of special attention
A light detection and ranging device with dynamically adjustable angular resolution for use as a sensor providing environmental information for navigating an...
Transitioning a mixed-mode vehicle to autonomous mode
Disclosed are methods and devices for transitioning a mixed-mode autonomous vehicle from a human driven mode to an autonomously driven mode. Transitioning may...
System and method for controlling the focus of a lens
In one aspect, a system for controlling the focus of a lens is disclosed. The system may generally include a sensor configured to detect changes in a focal...
Barometric pressure sensor based orientation measurement
Disclosed here are methods and systems that relate to determining an orientation of an object. The orientation of the object may be represented by an Euler...
Providing power to a data center
Techniques for providing power to a data center includes transferring heat from a computer data center to warm a fluid stored within an energy regeneration...
Robotic systems having protrusions for use in starting positions and in
Disclosed are robotic systems, methods, bipedal robot devices, and computer-readable mediums. For example, a robotic system may include a robotic body having an...
Modifying speed of an autonomous vehicle based on traffic conditions
Aspects of the disclosure relate generally to speed control in an autonomous vehicle. For example, an autonomous vehicle may include a user interface which...
Predictive reasoning for controlling speed of a vehicle
Methods and systems for predictive reasoning for controlling speed of a vehicle are described. A computing device may be configured to identify a first and...
System and method for predicting behaviors of detected objects through
Aspects of the invention relate generally to autonomous vehicles. The features described improve the safety, use, driver experience, and performance of these...
Mechanism for implementing cloud local area network party service for
multi-player content/game environment
Disclosed is a method for implementing a cloud local area network (C-LAN) for providing a multi-player environment for servicing content to a plurality of...
Portion of a display panel with a graphical user interface
Dynamic TCP layer optimization for real-time field performance
A method and system that mitigates data session degradation over a radio link connection with an end server by allocating resources at a wireless communication...
Radio network environment reducing interference among overlapping cells
Disclosed is a method for a femtocell to reduce interference with an overlapping macrocell. The femtocell determines soft-frequency-reuse ("SFR") information of...
System and method for selecting a power efficient network interface
A system and method for selecting a power efficient network interface are provided. One or more network interfaces for data transfer are detected on an...
Method and apparatus for handover in a wireless communication system
A method and apparatus for handover in a wireless communication system. A handover indication can be received from a source base station (120) that is connected...
Configuring unscheduled periods to enable interference reduction in
A mobile station in a wireless communication network is disclosed. The mobile station includes a transceiver coupled to a processor configured to rank a...
Crowdsourced signal propagation model
According to an embodiment, a method of estimating a distance to a wireless access point in an indoor environment using a signal propagation model begins with...
Bone-conduction anvil and diaphragm
Disclosed herein are methods and apparatuses for the transmission of audio information from a bone-conduction headset to a user. The bone-conduction headset may...
Methods, systems, and media for generating an advertisement from a video
Methods, systems, and media for generating an advertisement from a video stream are provided. In accordance with some embodiments, the method comprises:...
Head end generalization
A computer-implemented method includes receiving information associated with a user of media services, wherein the received information does not uniquely...
Creating cover art for media browsers
Displaying art work or thumbnail images representative of movies, television (TV) programs/episodes and other media content is an appealing and often intuitive...
A method and apparatus for downloading content within a video-on-demand system is provided herein. During operation a Video Home Office (VHO) will cache a...
Implicit transform unit representation
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving a size of a coding unit (CU) for a block of video content. Information associated with a prediction unit (PU)...
A method and apparatus for performing object-based intra-prediction encoding and decoding is disclosed. Implementations of object-based intra-prediction...
Methods and systems for presenting alert event indicators
A method at an electronic device includes: displaying a video feed from a camera or a frame from the video feed; and concurrently with displaying the video feed...
Bandwidth modulation system and method
A method and computing system for monitoring an AV synchronous communication session of a user. The AV synchronous communication session includes an audio...
Forming speech recognition over a network and using speech recognition
results based on determining that a...
Systems, methods and apparatus for generating, distributing, and using speech recognition models. A shared speech processing facility is used to support speech...
Adaptive data synchronization based on data plan or network usage
A method and apparatus for modifying data synchronization of a portable computing device responsive to a data plan associated with an account associated with...
Method and system for inserting content into streaming media at arbitrary
The present invention teaches a method and system of inserting content into streaming media programs without requiring re-encoding and/or re-segmenting of the...
Systems and methods for automatically logging into a user account
Systems and methods for automatically logging into a user account are described, including receiving, using a device, data from an external source or from two...
A conversation server hosts a conversation having a plurality of participants, the conversation server enables a first client to display at least a portion of a...
Flow level dynamic load balancing
Exemplary embodiments allocate network traffic among multiple paths in a network, which may include one or more preferred paths (e.g. shortest paths) and one or...
Personal video recorder with limited attached local storage
This disclosure generally relates to systems and methods that facilitate employing a server based content recording component for recording content remotely for...
A method, system, and computer readable medium for managing applications on an application execution system are disclosed. On an application server the number...
Compromised password mitigation
The compromised password mitigation module comprises a compromised password collection module, compromised password storing module, a logging module, account...
Systems and methods for reducing temperature in an optical signal source
co-packaged with a driver
Systems and methods for reducing temperature of an optical signal source co-packaged with a driver are provided. An optical transmitter can include a housing....
Keyword detection without decoding
Embodiments pertain to automatic speech recognition in mobile devices to establish the presence of a keyword. An audio waveform is received at a mobile device....
Acoustic model training corpus selection
The present disclosure relates to training a speech recognition system. One example method includes receiving a collection of speech data items, wherein each...
Evaluating pronouns in context
Methods, computer program products, and systems are described for receiving, by a speech recognition engine, audio data that encodes an utterance and...
Audio book smart pause
A user device that plays back audio books for a user can include a dynamic pause that provides a user with greater flexibility in when to pause playback of an...
Browsing large geocoded datasets using nested shapes
A geographic information system and method are disclosed which facilitate the browsing of large geocoded datasets. In a embodiment, a method displays data...
Methods and systems for providing potential search queries that may be
targeted by one or more keywords
Systems and methods for providing potential search queries that may be targeted by a given keyword. The method includes receiving, from a third-party content...
Highlighting related points of interest in a geographical region
A mapping system determines points of interest that are related to a selected point of interest within a digital map displayed at a client computing device. The...
Data reduction in nearest neighbor classification
A set S is initialized. Initially, S is empty; but, as the disclosed process is performed, items are added to it. It may contain one or more samples (e.g.,...
Searchable, mutable data structure
A data structure includes three arrays. A first array includes a root node, one or more intermediate nodes, and one or more leaf nodes. A second array includes...
Browsing pages in an electronic document
A user's request for a page to be provided in response to a browse request is fulfilled by determining a candidate set of pages based on the page displayed on...
Clustering content based on anticipated content trend topics
A computer-implemented method includes identifying a content trend topic that is anticipated to occur at a future time, wherein the content trend topic is...
Refining search results
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for refining search results. In one aspect, a method includes...