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US-8,989,437 Salient object detection by composition
A computing device configured to determine, for each of a plurality of locations in an image, a saliency measure based at least on a cost of composing parts of...
US-8,989,371 Community telephony brokerage system and techniques
A community telephony brokerage system ("CTBS") and techniques for facilitating telephony communications (including but not limited to text messages, audible...
US-8,989,356 Notifying network contacts of inquiries
A method, computer-readable medium, and user interface for displaying an inquiry indication related to an inquiring user's inquiry are described. An inquiring...
US-8,989,286 Mapping a transmission stream in a virtual baseband to a physical baseband with equalization
Embodiments include processes, systems, and devices for reshaping virtual baseband signals for transmission on non-contiguous and variable portions of a...
US-8,989,183 Virtual machine multicast/broadcast in virtual network
The performance of multicast and/or broadcasting between virtual machines over a virtual network. A source hypervisor accesses a network message originated from...
US-8,988,763 Predictive electrophoretic display
A predictive electrophoretic display is described. An electrophoretic display may include charged particles, a portion of which are designated as electronic...
US-8,988,661 Method and system to maximize space-time resolution in a time-of-flight (TOF) system
Phase-based TOF systems operate with reduced depth error due to motion blur, and/or spatial blur, and/or pixel offset by intelligently determining how best to...
US-8,988,508 Wide angle field of view active illumination imaging system
An embodiment of the invention provides an active illumination imaging system comprising a first camera and a second camera, each having an optical axis and a...
US-8,988,485 Dynamic wireless configuration for video conference environments
Systems, methods, and software for facilitating wireless conference environments are disclosed. In an implementation, a media system obtains environment...
US-8,988,474 Wide field-of-view virtual image projector
This document describes techniques and apparatuses for implementing a wide field-of-view virtual image projector. A wide field-of-view virtual image projector...
US-8,988,467 Touchscreen selection visual feedback
Various embodiments are described for systems and methods for providing visual feedback indicating a touch selection of an element on a touch-sensitive display....
US-8,988,463 Sympathetic optic adaptation for see-through display
A method for overlaying first and second images in a common focal plane of a viewer comprises forming the first image and guiding the first and second images...
US-8,988,437 Chaining animations
In applications that display a representation of a user, it may be reasonable to insert a pre-canned animation rather than animating a user's captured motion....
US-8,988,432 Systems and methods for processing an image for target tracking
An image such as a depth image of a scene may be received, observed, or captured by a device. The image may then be processed. For example, the image may be...
US-8,988,398 Multi-touch input device with orientation sensing
A multi-touch orientation sensing input device may enhance task performance efficiency. The multi-touch orientation sensing input device may include a device...
US-8,988,377 Searching at a user device
Method, computer program product and user device for searching implemented at the user device, wherein an input is received from a user via a touch screen of...
US-8,988,345 Adaptive event recognition
A system and related methods for adaptive event recognition are provided. In one example, a selected sensor of a head-mounted display device is operated at a...
US-8,988,344 User interface navigation
Embodiments that relate to navigating a hierarchy of visual elements are disclosed. In one embodiment a method includes presenting one or more visual elements...
US-8,988,087 Touchscreen testing
Touchscreen testing techniques are described. In one or more implementations, a conductor is placed proximal to a touchscreen device and the touchscreen device...
US-8,986,124 Extended and editable gamer profile
A user profile for an online gaming service is created. The user profile contains user gaming information received from a first location. The user profile is...
US-8,986,120 Companion object customization
An entertainment system includes an object tracking camera, a logic subsystem operatively connected to the object tracking camera, and a data holding subsystem...
US-8,985,803 Freeform-prism eyepiece with illumination waveguide
An imaging panel includes a light source, a reflective image-forming array, and a freeform-prism eyepiece. The light source includes a light emitter and a...
US-8,985,455 Active tag codes
Embodiments are disclosed herein that relate to the use of active tag codes that change as a function of time to incorporate a greater amount of data into the...
US-D725,148 Display screen with animated icon
US-D725,147 Display screen with animated icon
US-D725,146 Display screen with icon
US-D725,141 Display screen with graphical user interface
US-D725,140 Display screen with graphical user interface
US-D725,139 Display screen with graphical user interface
US-D725,136 Display screen with graphical user interface
US-D725,111 Electronic mouse
US-D725,041 Connector with illuminated region
US-D725,040 Connector
US-8,984,655 License information access based on developer profiles
Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and software for facilitating application licensing. In at least one implementation, license information for an...
US-8,984,653 Client controlled lock for electronic devices
An electronic device can be locked and secured by activating a hardware locking mechanism on the device. The locking mechanism is controlled by a locking policy...
US-8,984,624 Resource access based on multiple scope levels
A scope hierarchy corresponding to a resource to which a type of access is requested is identified, the scope hierarchy including multiple scope levels each of...
US-8,984,597 Protecting user credentials using an intermediary component
An access component sends an access request to an intermediary component, the access request being a request to access a service or resource without credentials...
US-8,984,577 Content signaturing
A light source package for selectively interrupting power to a light source is provided. An optical element is positioned to reflect a reflected portion of the...
US-8,984,554 Hybrid tuner control
A hybrid tuner, comprising multiple individual tuners having differing capabilities of receiving programs or channels of broadcast audio or video content, can...
US-8,984,531 Episodic coordination model for distributed applications
An episodic execution of program instances and a coordinated message exchange protocol are combined to achieve eventual consistency in the communication between...
US-8,984,530 Queued message dispatch
Embodiments described herein allow a service component author to write service components without having to handle incoming messages being received at any time....
US-8,984,526 Dynamic processor mapping for virtual machine network traffic queues
An algorithm for dynamically adjusting the number of processors servicing Virtual Machine Queues (VMQ) and the mapping of the VMQ to the processors based on...
US-8,984,520 Resource modeling and scheduling for extensible computing platforms
Energy management modeling and scheduling techniques are described for reducing the power consumed to execute an application on a multi-processor computing...
US-8,984,512 State separation for applications
Application states may be stored and retrieved using policies that define various contexts in which the application is used. The application states may define...
US-8,984,487 Resource tracker
Resource tracker techniques are described in which resource trackers may be generated, assigned to resources, and used to track resources throughout a...
US-8,984,482 Abstracting request from a development environment to object model
Techniques and a graphical user interface for abstracting a request from a development environment to an object model of an object store are disclosed herein. A...
US-8,984,433 Graphical representation of tabular data
An enterprise management system may present data in a user interface that contains tabular data and a graphical representation of the tabular data. The...
US-8,984,425 Web service user experience without upfront storage expense
A system and method is provided for creating accounts for users of a service. An infrastructure associated with an invited user enables the invited user to view...
US-8,984,424 Layout of user interface elements
User interface frameworks may provide an environment for developers to design and arrange user interface elements within a design layout to create a user...
US-8,984,412 Advertising-driven theme preview and selection
An advertisement is associated with an advertiser-sponsored theme. An application generates a page that includes the advertisement. If a first user input event...
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