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Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiple Access with carrier sense
A communication system in which an access point and one or more devices communicating through the access point adaptively apply Orthogonal Frequency Division...
User experiences during call handovers on a hybrid telecommunications
A mobile device capable of connecting to a hybrid telecommunications network using different connection types is configured to implement various mitigations to...
Selection of advertisements via viewer feedback
Embodiments related to selecting advertisements for display to targeted viewers are disclosed. In one example embodiment, an advertisement is selected by, for...
Parameterization for fading compensation
Techniques and tools for performing fading compensation in video processing applications are described. For example, during encoding, a video encoder performs...
Protected media pipeline
A system for processing a media content comprising an application space, a media control mechanism operating in the application space, the media control...
Configuration of a touch screen display with conferencing
A communication system includes a touch screen display device with first and second cameras mounted on opposite sides of the touch screen display device so a...
A user terminal comprising: a network interface; a display; a content sharing module configured to display content shared with a further user terminal on the...
Conduct and context relationships in mobile devices
Described herein is a technique for customizing device behavior based on evaluated relationships between a user and the user's environment. User conduct is...
Event service for local client applications through local server
In server/client architectures, the server application and client applications are often developed in different languages and execute in different environments...
Persistent connection between network devices
A first device and a second device are each assigned an IP address that is used to exchange messages with the other device. The first device stores the IP...
Network routing modifications for distribution of data
The transmission of multiple copies of data to other computing devices is optimized by minimizing the number of copies of such data transmitted through an...
Media stream scheduling for hiccup-free fast-channel-change in the
presence of network chokepoints
An implementation, as described herein, facilitates fast start-up of a new media stream while avoiding temporal interruption (i.e., "hiccups") of the...
Systems and methods for pairing bluetooth devices
Embodiments of software-supervised pairing processes are provided. The processes enable a user to pair a mouse and keyboard with a Bluetooth transceiver without...
Hub coordination service
In implementations of a hub coordination service, a device includes a communication interface for communication coordination with one or more associated devices...
Network accountability among autonomous systems
In one kind of DoS attack, malicious customers may try to send a large number of filter requests against an innocent customer. In one implementation, a Filter...
Large-scale passive network monitoring using multiple tiers of ordinary
Passive monitoring of a large-scale network using multiple tiers of ordinary network switches, as opposed to purpose-built network monitoring hardware, is...
OFDM transmission and reception for non-OFDM signals
Methods and apparatuses for Orthogonal Frequency-Division Multiplexing (OFDM) communication of non-OFDM radio signals are disclosed. The non-OFDM radio signals...
End-to-end security for hardware running verified software
A verified software system may be executable on secure hardware. Prior to being executed, the software system may be verified as conforming to a software...
Generation and application of a sub-codebook of an error control coding
There is provided a method of encoding and decoding data using an error control code having a codebook G. The codebook G is a sub-codebook of a codebook P. Each...
Preserving privacy of a conversation from surrounding environment using a
Various embodiments provide an ability to analyze an audio input signal and generate a counter audio signal based, at least in part, on the audio input signal....
Dictation with incremental recognition of speech
A dictation module is described herein which receives and interprets a complete utterance of the user in incremental fashion, that is, one incremental portion...
Transitions between body-locked and world-locked augmented reality
Various embodiments relating to controlling a see-through display are disclosed. In one embodiment, virtual objects may be displayed on the see-through display....
Techniques to present location information for social networks using
Techniques to present location information using augmented reality are described. An apparatus may comprise an augmentation system operative to augment an image...
Global composition system
A global composition system is described. In one or more implementations, the global composition system may be configured to perform rendering for a plurality...
Creating, managing, and provisioning packages of online applications
Methods and computer-readable media are provided herein for implementing custom application programming interfaces (API) for creating, managing, and...
Real time photometric edge description
Systems and methods are disclosed for describing and tracking edges within the field of view of one or more imaging devices. In one example, the present system...
Adaptation of display pages for client environments
An adaptation system adapts a web page, which is developed to be displayed by a web browser, to be displayed by client-side code of an application. When a web...
Concepts and technologies are described herein for providing context-based services. In one embodiment, context-based output is provided. The context-based...
System and method for filtering and organizing items based on common
A system and method for filtering and organizing items from computer memories based on common elements is provided. Filters can be provided for manipulating the...
System and method for filtering and organizing items based on metadata
A system and method for filtering and organizing items from computer memories based on common elements. In accordance with one aspect of the invention, filters...
I/O co-processor coupled hybrid computing device
An apparatus and method provide power to perform functions on a computing device. In one example, the apparatus contains multiple processors that may operate at...
Aggregation of write traffic to a data store
A method and a processing device are provided for sequentially aggregating data to a write log included in a volume of a random-access medium. When data of a...
Resuming applications and/or exempting applications from suspension
Only a particular number of applications on a computing device are active at any given time, with applications that are not active being suspended. A policy is...
Decoupling background work and foreground work
Systems, methods, and apparatus for separately loading and managing foreground work and background work of an application. In some embodiments, a method is...
Instance interfaces and mix-ins for dynamic languages
Various technologies and techniques are disclosed for using contracts in dynamic languages. For example, a contract can be directly associated with an object....
Fast computer startup
Fast computer startup is provided by, upon receipt of a shutdown command, recording state information representing a target state. In this target state, the...
Enterprise management for devices
Installing apps on a device. The device is generally configured to be used in a closed market environment that only allows generally available apps of the...
Multi tenant access to applications
A mechanism is provided for presenting a software application to a plurality of users in a cloud computing environment. For example, an application that was...
Three dimensional conditional formatting
Three dimensional, conditional formatting based data visualization is provided. Received underlying data may be analyzed and one or more portions of the...
Three-dimensional icons for organizing, invoking, and using applications
Disclosed herein are representative embodiments of three-dimensional icons that can be used to display a wide variety of information in an efficient manner and...
Browsing and quality of service features
Embodiments are configured to provide browsing and other functionality that can be used to provide viewable data based in part on a current viewable space of a...
Wet ink texture engine for reduced lag digital inking
A wet ink texture engine and associated method. The wet ink texture engine may run in the context of any application on any device, service, or general endpoint...
Hand-worn device for surface gesture input
Embodiments that relate to energy efficient gesture input on a surface are disclosed. One disclosed embodiment provides a hand-worn device that may include a...
Input device writing surface
Input device writing surface techniques are described. In one or more implementations, an input device includes a connection portion configured to form a...
Sensory-and-logic system and method having ultraviolet light estimation
from visible light
A method of measuring ultraviolet light includes observing an ultraviolet portion of ambient light with an ultraviolet light sensor, measuring an intensity of a...
Television viewing on gaming consoles
An integrated gaming and media experience is disclosed, including television viewing on a gaming console. A client component is installed via a bootstrap...
Display screen with icons
Guard band usage for wireless data transmission
Techniques for guard band usage for wireless data transmission are described. In at least some embodiments, white spaces in the radio spectrum (e.g., television...