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Method, manufacture, and apparatus for content protection using
A method, apparatus, and manufacture for content protection using authentication data. A client media player is employed to determine whether media content is...
Determining word boundary likelihoods in potentially incomplete text
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for determining word boundary likelihoods in potentially...
Systems, methods, and computer-readable media for providing recommended
entities based on a query-specific...
Provided are systems, methods, and computer-readable media for providing recommended entities responsive to a search query based on a query-specific subset of...
Sharing and synchronizing electronically stored files
Aspects of the present disclosure are directed to architectures, methods and systems and structures that facilitate the sharing and synchronization of...
Presenting translations of text depicted in images
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for presenting additional information for text depicted by an...
Data localization service made available by a web browser
A data localization service is provided for a web browser residing on a computing device. Depending upon the availability of the network connection as well as...
Identifying common co-occurring elements in lists
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system for detecting correlations between terms. During operation, the system identifies one or more lists...
Managing a prefetch buffer with probabilistic access predictions
A method for managing data items retrieved for storage in a prefetch memory buffer includes determining a probability that a first data item will be requested...
Image timestamp correction using metadata
Implementations generally relate to improving metadata. In some implementations, a method includes determining timestamps, where the timestamps correspond to...
Run benchmark or analysis tools against massive repository of archived
webpages on machines in the cloud for...
A system and method for selecting the number of machines from a cloud cluster needed for performing identical tasks with different inputs and outputs are...
Content distribution system and method
A method and computing system for associating a first portion of a display screen with a social network, wherein the display screen is included within a...
Determining user handedness and orientation using a touchscreen device
The present disclosure provides techniques for determining the position and/or orientation of a pointing device relative to the screen on a touchscreen device....
System and method for device having internal reset/restart button that is
activated via insertion tool...
An integrated port for connecting a device with an accessory having a plug is provided. An opening in the device may provide access to a recess of the port for...
Examples of methods and systems for using eye gesture duration to provide calibration for eye gesture detection are described. In some examples, calibration can...
Computing device power state transitions
Methods and apparatus for scheduling and controlling power management activities are disclosed. An example method includes automatically scheduling a wake-up...
Voice actions on computing devices
A computer-implemented method includes receiving spoken input at a computing device from a user of the computing device, the spoken input including a carrier...
Near-to-eye display with an integrated out-looking camera
Embodiments of a near-to-eye display include a light guide with a proximal end, a distal end, a front surface spaced apart from a back surface, an ambient input...
Method, system, and computer program product for visual disambiguation for
Systems, methods, computer programs, and user interfaces are provided to send a map search request including a start location and a search term to a map server,...
Environmentally sealed combustion powered linear actuator
A combustion powered linear actuator features an actuator body having a first chamber therein and a power piston mounted in the first chamber movable between...
Display panel portion with a changeable graphical user interface component
Aiding discovery of program content by providing deeplinks into most
interesting moments via social media
A computerized method, system for, and computer-readable medium operable to: retrieve program details data about at least one media program. Retrieve social...
System and method for displaying multimedia events scheduling information
Systems and methods for displaying program guide information are disclosed. In some implementations, a method includes, at a computing device having one or more...
Method and apparatus for distribution of 3D television program materials
Method, apparatus and computer readable media for receiving a multiprogram program transport service that includes one or more compressed video services and one...
Systems and methods for capturing data of an object
Systems and methods for capturing data of an object are provided. In an example system, a suspension component for suspending an object so that the object is...
Accurate simulation of shallow depth of field using contrast detection
Aspects of the subject technology relate to accurately simulating a shallow depth of field (DOF) in an image through post-processing, such as using contrast...
Handheld digital camera device with orientation sensing and decoding
A handheld digital camera device including an image sensor for capturing images and generating image data; a color display for displaying captured images to a...
Apparatus with dynamic audio signal pre-conditioning and methods therefor
An apparatus includes an echo canceller having an audio signal input and an audio signal output and dynamic pre-conditioning logic. The dynamic pre-conditioning...
Zero-click sharing of application context across devices
A first client device performs a handoff operation to a second client device by transmitting application information, associated with a first application, to...
Situated multi-person user interface
Systems and methods for a situated multi-user environment are provided. In one aspect, the method includes a step for receiving a user event message for a first...
Multi-tiered authentication methods for facilitating communications
amongst smart home devices and cloud-based...
Apparatus, systems, methods, and related computer program products for synchronizing distributed states amongst a plurality of entities and authenticating...
Virtual machine name resolution
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for virtual machine name resolution. In one aspect, a method...
Generating reach and frequency data for television advertisements
Television reporting records are accessed and processed to generate frequency specific reach values and device frequencies for creatives (e.g., television...
Variable length local sensitivity hash index
Implementations are provided herein relating to audio matching. A variable length local sensitivity hash ("LSH") index can be created through a careful...
Smart-home multi-functional hazard detector providing location-specific
A particular smart hazard detector may itself function as a guide during a process of installation of the same at an installation location. Additionally, the...
Systems and methods for providing a visualization of satellite sightline
Systems and methods for providing a visualization of satellite sightline obstructions are provided. An example method includes identifying an approximate...
Rendering an image on a display screen
Systems and methods for compositing image layers using a GPU shader module. Image layers may be mapped to a destination surface and tiled such that each tile...
Simulating an infrared emitter array in a video monitoring camera to
construct a lookup table for depth...
A process generates lookup tables for estimating spatial depth in a scene. The process identifies subsets of illuminators of a camera system that has a...
Image enhancement using learned non-photorealistic effects
Systems, methods and computer readable media for image enhancement using learned non-photorealistic effects. In some implementations, a method can include...
Method for recommending musical entities to a user
Methods, systems, and computer programs are presented for recommending music entities to a user. One method includes defining a set of labels with each label...
Contextually relevant pieces of alternative content, including advertisements, are selected for display with requested content based on documents or other...
Adaptation of web-based text ads to mobile devices
Systems and methods for adaptation of content to mobile devices. A mobile device type can be identified based upon a request originating from the mobile device....
Generating user information for use in targeted advertising
User profile information for a user may be determined by (a) determining initial user profile information for the user, (b) inferring user profile information...
Managing delayed participation in a communication session
This disclosure relates to a method and system for managing participation in a communication channel when one or more participants may be delayed. In one...
System and method for selecting and serving content items based on sensor
data from mobile devices
Sensor data having values received from several sensors of a mobile device and response data associated with the sensor data may be used in the determination or...
Searching images and identifying images with similar facial features
A system and method for searching images and identifying images with similar facial features is disclosed. In one implementation, the system includes a...
Extracting card data with wear patterns
Embodiments herein provide computer-implemented techniques for allowing a user computing device to extract financial card information using optical character...
Query rewrites for generating auto-complete suggestions
A computer-implemented method for proving complete query suggestions, performed by a server system, includes receiving a partial search query from a client...
Discovering entity actions for an entity graph
Systems and methods identify recent or ephemeral events involving entities that can be used to update a data graph or provide enhanced search results. For...
Systems and methods for generating predicted queries and corresponding
A search system monitors the input of a search query by a user. Before the user finishes entering the search query, the search system identifies and sends a...
Modifying search result ranking based on implicit user feedback
The present disclosure includes systems and techniques relating to ranking search results of a search query. In general, the subject matter described in this...