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US-8,141,118 Data broadcasting receiver power management
Systems and methods for data broadcasting and power management techniques for data broadcast receiving devices are disclosed. A data broadcast receiving device...
US-8,141,114 Content ratings and recommendations
Content ratings and recommendations is described. In an embodiment, a ratings service compiles ratings of programs for a rating system that is associated with a...
US-8,141,052 Instrumenting software for enhanced diagnosability
Systems and methods are provided for instrumenting compiled software to include diagnostic information such that an origin of a call to one or more routines may...
US-8,141,037 Transparent context switching for software code
Systems and methods that alleviate programmers of the burden of writing extensive code to implement a context switch for a particular piece of software code....
US-8,141,032 N-tiered applications support via common interface
A development system is provided. The system includes a workspace component to visually display one or more model components. A separation component...
US-8,140,994 Utility object for specialized data entry
An object is associated with one or more controls in a software application. An object associated with a control determines the operation of the data entry user...
US-8,140,985 Transactions for an application domain manager
Through one or more transaction calls, an application domain manager enables a host application to create, initialize, customize, and otherwise manage an...
US-8,140,974 Presenting secondary media objects to a user
Systems, methods, computer-readable media, and graphical user interfaces for presenting secondary media objects are provided. A primary media presenting module...
US-8,140,973 Annotating and sharing content
Aspects of the subject matter described herein relate to annotating and sharing content. In aspects, an annotation tool presents a user interface that allows a...
US-8,140,914 Failure-model-driven repair and backup
A predictive failure model is used to generate a failure prediction associated with a node. A repair or backup action may also be determined to perform on the...
US-8,140,908 System and method of client side analysis for identifying failing RAM after a user mode or kernel mode exception
A process executing on a computing system may encounter an exception. Pointers or other references created by the exception may identify portions of the...
US-8,140,892 Configuration of memory management techniques selectively using mitigations to reduce errors
Techniques for performing memory management to mitigate memory errors. In accordance with the principles described herein, a memory management module may be...
US-8,140,855 Security-enhanced log in
A security-enhanced login technique that provides a convenient and easy-to-use two factor technique to enhance the security of passwords without requiring any...
US-8,140,849 Security for network coding file distribution
A content distribution mechanism that relies on cooperative desktop PCs to distribute content is disclosed. The mechanism distributes content in a robust manner...
US-8,140,715 Virtual media input device
A virtual media device is described for processing one or more input signals from one or more physical media input devices, to thereby generate an output signal...
US-8,140,701 Scalable dynamic content delivery and feedback system
In an embodiment, a computer system instantiates an intermediary software application configured to intermediate between an event controller and a content...
US-8,140,700 Reliable delivery of multi-cast conferencing data
Conferencing data is reliably delivered to computer systems participating in a hierarchically arranged multi-cast conferencing session. When a child computer...
US-8,140,697 Using transport-independent resource status
The present invention extends to methods, systems, and computer program products for using transport-independent resource status. Embodiments of the invention...
US-8,140,646 Network application performance enhancement using speculative execution
A speculative web browser engine may enable providing transmission of content between a server and a client prior to a user-initiated request for the content...
US-8,140,641 Managing media synchronization
A computing device for managing media content and a method of its operation are provided. The computing device may be configured to execute a computer program...
US-8,140,610 Bitmap-based display remoting
Bitmap transfer-based display remoting by a server coupled to a client is described. Specifically, an application executing on the server implements operations...
US-8,140,604 Method, system, and apparatus for creating an archive routine for protecting data in a data protection system
A method for creating an archive protection plan for archiving a backup of data is provided. An indication of an archive data protection kind and an archive...
US-8,140,601 Like processing of owned and for-purchase media
A method for managing a group of owned and for-purchase media items in response to a single user action. The method treats the owned media items and the...
US-8,140,593 Data viewer management
Embodiments described herein are directed to generating a customized data viewer, where the viewer is configured to display data at any level in a data model....
US-8,140,581 Configurable view on data models
Data-driven configuration of various views on data models. A framework may be provided that offers one or more parameterized view generation components, each...
US-8,140,569 Dependency network based model (or pattern)
A dependency network is created from a training data set utilizing a scalable method. A statistical model (or pattern), such as for example a Bayesian network,...
US-8,140,567 Measuring entity extraction complexity
A named entity input is received and a target sense for which the named entity input is to be extracted from a set of documents is identified. An extraction...
US-8,140,554 Shared value resolution with multiple runtime containers
Policies and services facilitate sharing values between composition containers in an extensible application environment. A value resolver service receives a...
US-8,140,548 Constrained physical design tuning
Described is a constraint language and related technology by which complex constraints may be used in selecting configurations for use in physical database...
US-8,140,502 Preserving individual information privacy by providing anonymized customer data
A method of preserving individual information privacy for each of a plurality of customers while providing aggregated information about the plurality of...
US-8,140,496 Method and apparatus for information transformation and exchange in a relational database environment
A method and apparatus is disclosed for transforming hierarchical information into a rowset and for transforming a rowset into hierarchical information. In...
US-8,140,495 Asynchronous database index maintenance
This disclosure provides techniques for asynchronously maintaining database indexes or sub-indexes. For example, a database management server may receive a data...
US-8,140,478 Commit rate management with decoupled commit operations
Consistency is managed among data operations by coalescing commit operations, adjusting a commit rate to optimize latency, and converging to fairness across...
US-8,140,459 Relevancy propagation for efficient theory combination
Relevancy propagation for efficient theory combination is described. In one implementation, an efficient SMT solver dynamically applies relevancy propagation to...
US-8,140,375 Voting on claims pertaining to a resource
A credibility card contains a claim about a resource, a way to identify the claimant, and a set of choices to be voted on about the claim. A resource can be...
US-8,140,099 User-input scheduling of synchronization operation on a mobile device based on user activity
Data is synchronized between a mobile device and a computing device over a wireless link. Synchronization operations are scheduled according to a ...
US-8,139,919 Light table editor for video snippets
A light table video application includes a stackable video snippet player control, a filmstrip video snippet player control, and a timeline video snippet player...
US-8,139,886 Blur estimation
A two-dimensional blur kernel is computed for a digital image by first estimating a sharp image from the digital image. The sharp image is derived from the...
US-8,139,880 Lifting-based directional lapped transforms
A "directional lapped transform coder" ("DLT Coder") provides various techniques for designing directional lapped transforms. In general, lapped transforms are...
US-8,139,872 Splitting file types within partitioned images
The claimed subject matter provides a system and/or a method that facilitates optimally and efficiently utilizing an image file format. A server can host an...
US-8,139,809 Cable management for personal media player accessories
An arrangement for managing cables of accessories such as earphone sets, chargers, and synchronization arrangements used with portable electronic devices is...
US-8,139,768 Encrypting content in a tuner device and analyzing content protection policy
A tuning device uses a counter mode encryption cipher to encrypt counters associated with media content in order to protect the media content when it is sent to...
US-8,139,495 Determining quality of communication
A method, computer-readable medium, and system for providing a quality measurement based on communications within a communication application. Communication...
US-8,139,487 Strategies for selecting a format for data transmission based on measured bandwidth
A strategy is described for transmitting data from a first entity to a second entity. The data is transmitted using a format that is selected to accommodate...
US-8,139,142 Video manipulation of red, green, blue, distance (RGB-Z) data including segmentation, up-sampling, and...
RGB-Z imaging systems acquire RGB data typically with a high X-Y resolution RGB pixel array, and acquire Z-depth data with an array of physically larger Z...
US-8,139,141 Single chip red, green, blue, distance (RGB-Z) sensor
An RGB-Z sensor is implementable on a single IC chip. A beam splitter such as a hot mirror receives and separates incoming first and second spectral band...
US-8,139,075 Color packing glyph textures with a processor
A system, a method and computer-readable media for rendering text with a graphics processing unit (GPU). The system, method, and media includes a GPU that may...
US-8,139,066 Error metrics for characters
Generating an error from an error metric quantifying differences between reference objects representing characters and representations of the reference objects....
US-8,139,059 Object illumination in a virtual environment
Methods and systems for displaying an image as a virtual representation of an object based upon detected external light are described. An illustrative...
US-8,138,717 Electrical connection between devices
Concepts for forming an electrical connection between devices are disclosed. A cord for transferring electrical power and signals can be provided to connect a...
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