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US-8,934,945 Voice switching for voice communication on computers
A voice communication end device performs quality checks to determine whether acoustic echo cancellation would be ineffective, such as due to noise or clock...
US-8,934,925 Mobile messaging message notifications processing
Described is a pipeline for handling notification messages sent to a mobile messaging message (e.g., SMS or SMTP) recipient, and handling a reply to that...
US-8,934,879 Inconspicuous mode for mobile devices
A communication device is configured to switch from a normal mode of operation to an inconspicuous mode of operation in which a reduced set of information is...
US-8,934,850 Systems and methods for closed-loop and open-loop wireless communications
The present invention relates to user equipment (UE) having at least two transmit antennas that are capable of transmitting RF signals to a base station, which...
US-8,934,833 Automatic detection of communications satellite
A fast and efficient automated satellite constellation detection process can be implemented at least in part independent of in-band data in the satellite...
US-8,934,389 Mechanism for connecting a mobile device to a network
A system and method are disclosed for offloading control of services in a mobile device to a non-cellular wireless network, such as Wi-Fi. The described system...
US-8,934,235 Heat transfer device with phase change material
A heat transfer device is described. In one or more implementations, a heat transfer device includes a heat sink and a thermal storage enclosure disposed...
US-8,933,971 Scale factors for visual presentations
A device may display a presentation of elements (e.g., icons) on a display component. However, display components have a pixel density that affects aesthetic...
US-8,933,962 Clipart cartoon techniques
Techniques for generating a personalized cartoon by using a few text queries are described herein. The present disclosure describes efficiently searching...
US-8,933,958 Enhanced user interface elements in ambient light
Embodiments of enhanced user interface elements in ambient light are described. Sensor inputs can be received from light sensors that detect ambient light...
US-8,933,952 Pre-rendering new content for an application-selectable user interface
This document describes techniques for pre-rendering new content for an application-selectable user interface. These techniques permit a user to select to view...
US-8,933,937 Visualizing a layered graph using edge bundling
A graph processing module is described for producing a visualization of a layered graph. The graph processing module operates by: bundling edges in the layered...
US-8,933,931 Distributed asynchronous localization and mapping for augmented reality
A system and method for providing an augmented reality environment in which the environmental mapping process is decoupled from the localization processes...
US-8,933,925 Piecewise planar reconstruction of three-dimensional scenes
Methods, systems, and computer-readable media for reconstruction a three-dimensional scene from a collection of two-dimensional images are provided. A...
US-8,933,913 Electromagnetic 3D stylus
A stylus system and method for determining the three-dimensional position and orientation of a stylus operating within a volume located above a surface of a...
US-8,933,912 Touch sensitive user interface with three dimensional input sensor
A system and method are disclosed for providing a touch interface for electronic devices. The touch interface can be any surface. As one example, a table top...
US-8,933,896 Pressure-based interaction for indirect touch input devices
In an indirect interaction input device, z-information can be considered in defining a user interaction model for the device. Any measurement of displacement in...
US-8,933,884 Tracking groups of users in motion capture system
In a motion capture system, a unitary input is provided to an application based on detected movement and/or location of a group of people. Audio information...
US-D721,119 Camera
US-D721,114 Camera
US-D721,096 Display screen with graphical user interface
US-D721,095 Display screen with graphical user interface
US-D721,094 Display screen with graphical user interface
US-D721,093 Display screen with icon group
US-D721,091 Display screen with graphical user interface
US-D721,088 Display screen with graphical user interface
US-D721,087 Display screen with graphical user interface
US-D721,085 Display screen with graphical user interface
US-D721,055 Headset
US-8,931,110 Security restrictions on binary behaviors
A security model restricts binary behaviors on a machine based on identified security zones. Binary behaviors can be attached to an element of a document,...
US-8,931,090 Safe file transmission and reputation lookup
A method of safe file transmission and reputation lookup is provided. As a part of the safe file transmission and reputation lookup methodology, a data file...
US-8,931,056 Establishing privileges through claims of valuable assets
A service accessible by a set of entities may be provided to each entity at a different service level (e.g., with a different set of privileges) based on the...
US-8,931,051 Scalable and highly available clustering for large scale real-time applications
Scaling and highly available clustering for large scale real-time applications is provided. A ring may be formed which includes multiple nodes for providing a...
US-8,931,037 Policy-based access to virtualized applications
When a request is received to execute a virtualized application, an application virtualization client component evaluates an execution policy to determine if...
US-8,931,035 Access authorization having embedded policies
A facility for receiving an embedded policy is provided. The facility checks an application program image for the presence of an embedded policy. If an embedded...
US-8,931,033 Integrating policies from a plurality of disparate management agents
Described herein are embodiments for managing policies of a mobile device. In embodiments, a mobile device receives policy containers from a plurality of...
US-8,930,961 Automatic mutual exclusion
An automatic mutual exclusion computer programming system is disclosed which allows a programmer to produce concurrent programming code that is synchronized by...
US-8,930,951 Suspension and/or throttling of processes for connected standby
One or more techniques and/or systems are provided for assigning power management classifications to a process, transitioning a computing environment into a...
US-8,930,944 Application model that integrates the web experience with the traditional client application experience
This Application Model includes elements that define the scope of an application, its startup and shutdown behavior, and how it manages windows and resources;...
US-8,930,913 Intermediate representation construction for static analysis
The analysis of an intermediate representation of source or program code. An initial version of an initial representation of the source or program code is...
US-8,930,907 Concurrency software testing with probabilistic bounds on finding bugs
Described is a probabilistic concurrency testing mechanism for testing a concurrent software program that provides a probabilistic guarantee of finding any...
US-8,930,898 Declarative commands using workflows
Declaratively implementing a command. A method includes declaring an input gesture in a declarative programming language. Declaring an input gesture includes...
US-8,930,886 Identifying application resources through implicit application models
Determining a discrete application boundary. A method includes identifying one or more initial components of an application. The method further includes...
US-8,930,879 Application building
The described implementations relate to unified application building. In one implementation unified application building tools can include a unifying component...
US-8,930,834 Variable orientation user interface
A graphical user interface system is described in which users can be located at any angle. Different application interfaces can be generated on the display to...
US-8,930,828 Distinguishing conference participants
Technologies are described herein for distinguishing between conference participants associated with different groups. A communication is received from a...
US-8,930,822 Method for human-centric information access and presentation
In a method for composing and presenting information in a user context, the information shall be presented for the user on a man-machine interface in the form...
US-8,930,770 Monitoring the health of distributed systems
The present invention extends to methods, systems, and computer program products for monitoring the health of distributed systems. Embodiments of the invention...
US-8,930,751 Initializing replication in a virtual machine
Techniques for initializing a replication relationship between virtual machines are described herein. The techniques include performing one or more...
US-8,930,736 Inferred electrical power consumption of computing devices
The power consumption of a computing device is inferred from the utilization rates of individual components of the computing device and a ...
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