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System and methods for organizing hierarchical database replication
Systems and methods for receiving a database update and organizing hierarchical databases are provided. A database server may receive a database update...
Document division method and system
Computer-readable media stores instructions that perform operations including receiving a first electronic document; determining a first information gain value...
Flexible processor association for virtual machines
The present disclosure relates to flexible processor association for virtual machine instances. One example method includes initializing a virtual machine...
Method and apparatus for providing adaptive wallpaper display for a device
having multiple operating system...
A disclosed method detects user input to set wallpaper of a first operating system environment using an image data file, and sends the image data file from the...
Multi-environment operating system
A device with multiple, co-existing, and independent environments interacting with a common kernel, and related methods of operation, are disclosed herein. In...
Kiosk application mode for operating system
A method includes transforming a mode of a computer from an operating system mode to a kiosk mode, wherein the kiosk mode provides a user interface for one web...
Generating an image stream
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for augmenting an interactive session with images. In one...
Head wearable display with adjustable transparency
An apparatus for providing adjustable transparency to an optical element of a head wearable display includes an electro-chromic film disposed across the optical...
Eyepiece for head wearable display using partial and total internal
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...
Proximity detection via audio
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for detecting ambient audio, generating audio data based on...
Real-time location estimation of a mobile station in a wireless
An apparatus and method is provided for real-time location estimation of a mobile station (MS) on a map of roads using non-Global Positioning Satellite location...
Methods and systems for estimating an orientation of a tethered aerial
vehicle relative to wind
A system may include a tether coupled to a ground station. The system may also include an aerial vehicle coupled to the tether and configured to fly in a given...
System for bidirectional navigation viewing and methods thereof
Embodiments of the present invention are directed toward a system for bidirectional navigation viewing and methods thereof. The system includes at least one...
Method of pre-fetching map data for rendering and offline routing
The present application describes techniques for fetching map data as a selected subset of entire map data available, by selecting map data tiles corresponding...
Camera stand having constant resistance for a portion of a range of motion
along an axis of rotation
This application discloses a stand assembly that includes a receiving element for physically receiving a module, and a base assembly for supporting the...
An example method may include i) determining, by a robot having at least one foot, a representation of a coefficient of friction between the foot and a ground...
Use of environmental information to aid image processing for autonomous
An autonomous vehicle may be configured to use environmental information for image processing. The vehicle may be configured to operate in an autonomous mode in...
Handling gait disturbances with asynchronous timing
An example method may include i) detecting a disturbance to a gait of a robot, where the gait includes a swing state and a step down state, the swing state...
Display screen or portion thereof with graphical user interface
Display panel or a portion thereof with an animated computer icon
Notebook computer housing
Light emitting diode matching by photovoltaic response
Disclosed is a method and device that may respond to the application of a uniform light source to a plurality of light emitting diodes. An electrical signal...
Securing, monitoring and tracking shipping containers
A method of securing a container includes inserting, into a seal device at a container, an electronic bolt; reading, by the seal device, a serial number stored...
Methods and devices for calculation of uplink transmission power
This disclose sets forth methods and devices for calculation of uplink transmission power. An indication of a non-contiguous allocation of resource blocks for...
Method and apparatus for estimating transmit power of a wireless device
The present disclosure sets forth a method for tracking path loss in which a monitoring device issues a series of power step commands and transmit power...
The disclosure includes a system and method for detecting fine grain copresence between users. The system includes a processor and a memory storing instructions...
Thumbnail of content video to provide context to ad video playback
This disclosure relates to systems and methods for displaying of thumbnails of content to be played after viewing of a video advertisement.
Explicit way for signaling a collocated picture for high efficiency video
coding (HEVC) using a single...
A system is provided for determining a collocated reference picture to enable encoding and decoding of a current picture for high efficiency video coding...
Method and apparatus for 3DTV image adjustment
A method (300) and apparatus (400) for three-dimensional television (3DTV) image adjustment includes loading (342, 344) default 2D-to-3D image setting values...
Multimedia conference endpoint transfer system
A system for providing a trusted peer-based information verification system may include one or more processors and a memory. The one or more processors may...
Video multicast engine
Introduction of one or more multicast engines to a video conferencing system permits an improvement of overall network bandwidth used for a video conference....
Augmenting capabilities of a host device
A system, computer-readable storage medium storing at least one program, and a computer-implemented method for augmenting capabilities of a host device is...
Day and night detection based on one or more of illuminant detection, lux
level detection, and tiling
A method, executed at a camera with a Night mode and a Day mode, determines when to switch from Night mode to Day mode using one or more of: illuminant...
Device proximity detection
A method for detecting proximity of two communicating devices is disclosed. Proximity may be determined by measuring deviation from standardized signal timing...
Content delivery during call idle time
Devices and methods are described that utilize call idle time. In some cases, a device includes an antenna, a baseband modem connected to the antenna, including...
Systems and methods for accessing an update server
Systems and methods for accessing an update server to receive one or more updates for data are provided. In some aspects, a system includes an auto-update...
Web page associated with a node in a website traffic pattern
A method of improving a traffic pattern through web page nodes of a website is provided, including selecting web page nodes. The traffic pattern includes a...
Device and method for receiving scalable content from multiple sources
having different content quality
A device and a method in a device for receiving scalable content. The method includes receiving a first portion of content to be received with a desired content...
System and method for providing multi-modal asynchronous communication
Embodiments include receiving a first synchronous communication message in a first modality from a first user device. The method may further include generating...
Customizing posts by activity type and client type
A system and method for per-client, per-type customizations to posts in an activity stream comprises an extraction pipeline and a rendering pipeline. The...
Automated generation of suggestions for personalized reactions in a social
A system and method for automatic generating suggestions for personalized reactions. A suggestion generation module includes a plurality of collector modules, a...
Mesh network addressing
In embodiments of mesh network addressing, a router device receives provisioning domains that include an address prefix and an associated preference value for...
Distributing global values in a graph processing system
A value is distributed in a distributed computing system having a master system in communication with a plurality of worker systems. Partitions of a graph are...
Keycap with multi-character display
In accordance with aspects of the disclosure, a computing device includes a keyboard having a keycap. The keycap includes first passageways extending between...
Derivation of probabilistic score for audio sequence alignment
A match score provides a semantically-meaningful quantification of the aural similarity of two chromae from two corresponding audio sequences. The match score...
Dynamic threshold for speaker verification
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for a dynamic threshold for speaker verification are...
Real-time audio recognition using multiple recognizers
An audio recognition service recognizes an audio sample across multiple content types. At least a partial set of results generated by the service are returned...
Near field communication based key sharing techniques
A computer-implemented technique includes storing keychains in a memory of a computer. A login identifier and a password are received from a mobile device. The...
Visualization of obscured objects in 3D space
A system, method and software application implement a visualization scheme for presenting information in a 3D map. A set of rules specifies the visualization...
Computing devices and methods for navigating around a surface of
three-dimensional (3D) coordinate system...
The present disclosure relates to navigating around geographic maps within a map viewport display. More specifically, the present disclosure relates to...