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Channel quality indicator apparatus and method
A method and apparatus are provided for a wireless communication system including a base station and at least one user equipment. A Channel Quality Indicator...
Determining a location of a mobile user terminal
Apparatus comprising a decision processing module arranged to determine whether a first mobile user terminal and a second mobile user terminal are within a...
Companion timeline with timeline events
A time-shifted digital content item is played via a playback screen, and an updateable companion timeline associated with the time-shifted digital content item...
Removal of image artifacts from sensor dust
Removal of the effects of dust or other impurities on image data is described. In one example, a model of artifact formation from sensor dust is determined....
Securely joining a secure wireless communications network
Securely joining a secure wireless communications network is described, for example, where a printer or other device is securely added to a home wireless...
Secure protocol for peer-to-peer network
A wireless computing device operating as a controller of a peer-to-peer group configured to generate unique master keys for each device joining the group. The...
Mapping a transmission stream in a virtual baseband to a physical baseband
Embodiments include processes, systems, and devices for reshaping virtual baseband signals for transmission on non-contiguous and variable portions of a...
Methods, transmitter, receiver and computer program product for transmitting or receiving data of a real-time communication event, the data being transmitted...
Method, transmitter and computer program product for transmitting data of a real-time communication event from the transmitter to a jitter buffer of a receiver....
Embedded system development platform
A modular development platform is described which enables creation of reliable, compact, physically robust and power efficient embedded device prototypes. The...
Signalling channel and radio system for power saving in wireless devices
Wireless devices, transmitters, systems and methods are provided that have a narrow band signalling channel and a wide band channel, for example an OFDM...
Efficient access to storage devices with usage bitmaps
Upon receiving a request to allocate a storage region, a storage device may initialize the contents of the storage device to default values (e.g., zero) in...
Substantially rigid interconnection structure for devices
A substantially cable-free board connection assembly may include a plurality of printed circuit boards (PCBs) forming an interconnect plane for a plurality of...
Flexible hinge and removable attachment
Fabric outer layer techniques are described. In one or more implementations, an apparatus includes, an input portion having one or more keys configured to...
Printing DIRECT2D-rendered items
Technology described herein is directed to converting display-rendering instructions (e.g., DIRECT2D) into print-rendering instructions (e.g., EMF, WMF, XPS,...
Combining multiple bit rate and scalable video coding
Video streams are generated using a combination of Multiple Bit Rate (MBR) encoding and Scalable Video Coding (SVC). Capabilities and requests of the clients...
A user terminal has an input for receiving a video signal, and a display for displaying to a user a video image derived from the video signal. A selection input...
Reducing font instructions
One or more techniques and/or systems are disclosed for reducing font execution instructions for a font, and thereby a file size for the font. The font...
Photosensor array gesture detection
Photosensor array gesture detection techniques are described. In one or more embodiments, a computing device includes an array of photosensors. The photosensor...
Multi-tier online game play
Online multiplayer games are provided in multiple tiers. A first tier offers limited features and a second tier offers first tier features plus additional...
Display screen with icon set
Display screen with graphical user interface
Display screen with graphical user interface
Trusted communications with child processes
A method to identify a child process to a parent process in an operating system includes obtaining a token and login identifier from the operating system. The...
Techniques to provision and manage a digital telephone to authenticate
with a network
Techniques to manage digital telephones are described. An apparatus may comprise a digital telephone management component having a telephone interface module...
Cloud-based device information storage
Device information for each of multiple devices associated with a user account is maintained by a cloud service. The device information can include credential...
Estimating engagement of consumers of presented content
Technologies described herein relate to estimating engagement of a person with respect to content being presented to the person. A sensor outputs a stream of...
Mutual-exclusion algorithms resilient to transient memory faults
Techniques for implementing mutual-exclusion algorithms that are also fault-resistant are described herein. For instance, this document describes systems that...
Augmenting a field of view
The claimed subject matter relates to an architecture that can enhance an experience associated with indicia related to a local environment. In particular, the...
Integrated collaborative user interface for a document editor program
An integrated collaborative user interface for a document editor is provided. The integrated collaborative user interface includes a document pane, document...
Third party control of location information access
Controlling access to location information by entities hosted by an execution extension environment. After receiving a request from the entity for location...
Distributed cache arrangement
Systems and methods that aggregate memory capacity of multiple computers into a single unified cache, via a layering arrangement. Such layering arrangement is...
Latency sensitive software interrupt and thread scheduling
Various embodiments provide an ability to schedule latency-sensitive tasks based, at least in part, upon one or more processor cores usage metrics. Some...
Continuous deployment of applications
Concepts and technologies are described herein for continuously deploying applications. In accordance with the concepts and technologies disclosed herein, a...
Distributed smooth streaming utilizing dynamic manifests
Content can be segmented and each segment encoded at multiple different quality levels. A manifest file can describe the segments, and encodings thereof,...
Techniques for reputation mashup are described. Reputation mashup refers to combining, aggregating, collecting, compiling, or otherwise organizing reputation...
Controlling access to resources by hosted entities
Controlling resource access by entities hosted by an execution extension environment via entity identifiers associated with the resources or with the execution...
Standard based detection and launch of client applications
The claimed subject matter provides a system and/or method that detects, installs and launches applications on client machines. The disclosed system can include...
Workflow and in-context E-mail recipient handling
Various technologies and techniques are disclosed that improve the workflow process for resolving data elements, such as email addresses. These technologies and...
Internet E-mail bridge
An Internet mail bridge is provided for downloading e-mail messages from Internet mail servers supporting different email protocols, such as the Post Office...
Digital ink based contextual search
Disclosed herein are representative embodiments of tools and techniques for performing contextual searches using text determined based on digital-ink data....
Dynamic community-based cache for mobile search
A "Community-Based Mobile Search Cache" provides various techniques for maximizing the number of query results served from a local "query cache", thereby...
Centralized method and system for clarifying voice commands
A method and system for facilitating centralized interaction with a user includes providing a recognized voice command to a plurality of application modules. A...
Parameter learning in a hidden trajectory model
Parameters for distributions of a hidden trajectory model including means and variances are estimated using an acoustic likelihood function for observation...
Change invariant scene recognition by an agent
A technology can be provided for change invariant scene recognition of an environment by an agent that uses image sensors to capture images. An example method...
Vector graphics classification engine
A vector graphics classification engine and associated method for classifying vector graphics in a fixed format document is described herein and illustrated in...
Image quality assessment
Methods and systems for image quality assessment are disclosed. A method includes accessing an image, identifying features of the image, assessing the features...
Sentiment classification using out of domain data
Providing sentiment classification of out of domain data are disclosed herein. In some aspects, a source domain having a trained classifier is matched to a...
Isolate extraneous motions
A system may receive image data and capture motion with respect to a target in a physical space and recognize a gesture from the captured motion. It may be...