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01/28/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office

20100023849 - Creating and providing online presentations: Embodiments of the present invention enable building, publishing, and viewing an online presentation. A presenter may create an online presentation on the presenter's local client and then publish the created presentation for access by viewers. In embodiments, a presentation may be represented within a presentation structure as a sequenced set... Agent: North Weber & Baugh LLP

20100023850 - Method and system for characterising a web site by sampling: A method of characterising a web site by sampling, the method comprising, the repeated steps of: accessing a URL; receiving a web page; analysing the URL and received webpage and recording characteristics thereof; identifying links within the received web page; grouping links within the received web-page based on proximity; and... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100023851 - Presenting annotations in hierarchical manner: Ambient displays and electronic whiteboards are commonly used to present information during meeting or other appropriate settings. Many times graphical objects are displayed on ambient displays where users of the ambient display will create annotations to the graphical object to provide further comments, meaning, and/or context. Annotations on the ambient... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100023852 - Declarative forms and views: Technologies are described herein for declaratively defining forms and views and for rendering the declaratively defined forms and views. A declarative and rendering technology agnostic form definition is defined and stored that defines a layout for a form. A transformation definition file is also stored that defines a transformation from... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100023854 - Method and apparatus for reconstructing a web page: Provided are a method and an apparatus for reconstructing a web page by using a web redefinition document. The method includes receiving an external web document and a web redefining document generated by a user, ‘determining whether attributes of an element in the web document are defined in the web... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100023855 - Methods, systems and devices for transcoding and displaying electronic documents: A received markup language document including a structured list of elements is transcoded by a method which includes analyzing the structure of the document, generating a virtual rendering of a layout of the document, and identifying one or more rectangles each containing at least one element from the virtual rendering.... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100023853 - Windows presentation foundation based ui generation for abstract wsdls: Systems and method are disclosed for the automated generation of user interfaces and applications. These methods include selecting a mark up language document for creating an application, and obtaining user input for creating the user interface. These methods also include parsing the mark up language document to obtain at least... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100023856 - Image forming apparatus: In a case where a display unit displays a setting screen having a first display area to display a draft graphical image in accordance with draft setting and a second display area to display a finished graphical image in accordance with sheet setting, and a user designates a position to... Agent: SocalIPLaw Group LLP

20100023857 - Intelligent user interface using on-screen force feedback and method of use: Certain embodiments of the present invention provide methods and systems combining user interface features with force feedback techniques in clinical applications. Certain embodiments provide a user interface providing clinical software tools and information access for a picture archiving and communication system. The user interface includes a plurality of regions displayed... Agent: Hanley, Flight & Zimmerman, LLC

20100023858 - Mobile terminal and method for displaying information list thereof: A mobile terminal including a display unit including a touch screen, a memory unit configured to store data, a receiving unit configured to receive an input command to view requested stored data on the display unit of the mobile terminal, and a controller configured to classify the requested stored data... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100023859 - Morphing a data center in a virtual world: The present invention re-renders data center visualizations at different levels of abstraction based on roles or activities of an avatar. Morphing of data center objects is accomplished by either combining or decomposing existing data center objects in a manner that will result in a new object that maintains its relationship... Agent: Keohane & D'alessandro

20100023860 - system and method for listening to internet radio station broadcast and providing a local city radio receiver appearance to capture users' preferences: A web service and associated method is provided that allows a user to select and listen to various radio stations via the Internet. The user interface is uniquely adapted to provide the appearance and controls as if the user were selecting the radio station from a frequency selection with a... Agent: Sheridan Ross PC

20100023861 - Information storage medium containing interactive graphics stream for change of av data reproducing state, and reproducing method and apparatus thereof: A method of reproducing interactive graphics data including menu data, the method including receiving a reproduction command of the interactive graphics data during reproduction of AV data, and changing a reproducing state of the AV data.... Agent: Stein Mcewen, LLP

20100023862 - User navigation via vectors dynamically mapped to distinct media attributes: In one embodiment, a method comprises generating and displaying to a user a user selection interface, the user selection interface representing a plurality of content selection vectors extending from its origin and mapped to respectively distinct media attributes within a prescribed attribute type; detecting a user input that extends from... Agent: Leon R Turkevich

20100023863 - System and method for dynamic generation of video content: An automated system method for dynamically generating a composite video clip by a computer. In some embodiments of the invention, a template may be provided including at least one digital media asset and one or more placeholders, each placeholder associated with a respective dynamic content object and a respective layout.... Agent: Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer, LLP

20100023864 - User interface to automatically correct timing in playback for audio recordings: Exemplary embodiments of methods to automatically correct timing of recorded audio in GUI are summarized here. One or more controls to adjust resolution of timing and degree of correction for the audio are displayed. The resolution of timing relates to heats on a grid and is affected by the degree... Agent: Apple Inc./bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20100023865 - Cross-client sensor user interface in an integrated security network: A system user interface (SUI) provides an iconic, at-a-glance representation of security system status. The SUI is for use across all client types, and includes numerous display elements presented across all types of client devices used to monitor status of the security system. The display elements of the SUI include... Agent: Courtney Staniford & Gregory LLP

20100023866 - Network-based system for configuring a programmable hardware element in a measurement system using hardware configuration programs generated based on a user specification: A system and method for online configuration of a measurement system. The user may access a server over a network and specify a desired task, e.g., a measurement task, and receive programs and/or configuration information which are usable to configure the user's measurement system hardware (and/or software) to perform the... Agent: Meyertons, Hood, Kivlin, Kowert & Goetzel, P.C.

20100023867 - Systems and methods for filtering network diagnostic statistics: A computing device is configured to display a user interface. The user interface is configured to create a filter configured to be applied to network diagnostic statistics prior to aggregation of the network diagnostic statistics. The filter includes at least one device data limitation and at least one performance data... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20100023868 - Techniques for visual representation of user activity associated with an information resource: A system and methodology for visually representing user activity associated with an information resource is described. Online and offline activities of users are associated with symbolic representations of those users. In an embodiment, the symbolic representation of a user has the appearance of a dust particle. The dust particle can... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker LLP/yahoo! Inc.

20100023869 - Remote audio: Various embodiments for remote presentation of an interface of a computing device, such as a PC, are described herein. In particular, in various illustrated embodiments, a local device such as a Digital Media Adapter (DMA), mobile device, cellular telephone, etc. may be used to receive input from a remote control,... Agent: Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, P.C.

20100023870 - Apparatus and method for integrated management of clinical trials and studies at an irb: The apparatus and methods of the present invention implement a computer-based system and procedure for the efficient and effective operation of one or more clinical trials using an IRB. The various methods are deployed against the backdrop of an Internet-based Software As A Service (SaaS) platform, allowing access to the... Agent: Wright Law Group, PLLC

20100023871 - Methods and systems providing an interactive social ticker: A user interface for use in one or more processor-based devices comprising an interactive, social ticker shared among a plurality of users, the interactive social ticker including an animated flow of selectable content.... Agent: Fulbright & Jaworski L.l.p

20100023872 - Web page serving architecture: The subject matter disclosed herein relates to presentation of content on web page protocols.... Agent: Berkeley Law & Technology Group LLP

20100023873 - Method and apparatus for providing toolbar service: Disclosed herein are a method and apparatus for providing a toolbar service. The method for providing a toolbar service in a system connected to a user client via a network includes generating a file which can be edited by a user and includes at least one item information for defining... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20100023874 - Method and apparatus to operate different widgets from a single widget controller: A method, apparatus, and computer readable storage to manage and display mini Graphical User Interface (GUI) applications, or widgets. A widget controller can be associated with a plurality of widgets, upon which a user of the widget controller can then cycle among the associated widgets to display a selected widget.... Agent: Smith Frohwein Tempel Greenlee Blaha, LLC

20100023875 - Automatic rendering of user interface elements: Embodiments of the present invention address deficiencies of the art in respect to user interfaces and provide a novel and non-obvious method, system and computer program product for automatically rendering user interface elements based on predefined rules. In an embodiment of the invention, a method for automated rendering of user... Agent: Carey, Rodriguez, Greenberg & Paul, LLP Steven M. Greenberg

20100023877 - Conversation detection in a virtual world: Embodiments of the present invention address deficiencies of the art in respect to virtual world management and provide a method, data processing system and computer program product for conversation detection in a virtual world. In an embodiment of the invention, a method for conversation management in a virtual world data... Agent: Carey, Rodriguez, Greenberg & Paul, LLP Steven M. Greenberg

20100023876 - System and method for reducing bandwidth requirements of a presentation transmitted across a network: An apparatus and method for reducing network bandwidth requirements associated with presentations transmitted over a network is disclosed. The method includes receiving information associated with a presentation at a remote site, and connecting to an on-line conference and accessing the presentation. The method also includes during the presentation, receiving control... Agent: Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz LLP

20100023879 - Discerning and displaying relationships between avatars: The invention relates generally to virtual universe environments and, more particularly, to discerning and displaying information regarding relationships between two or more avatars in a virtual universe environment. In one embodiment, the invention includes determining whether a first avatar and a second avatar have at least one relationship with one... Agent: Hoffman Warnick LLC

20100023878 - Virtual notes in a reality overlay: Virtual notes are provided that enable virtual communications between users. A user is enabled to input content into a note using an electronic device. The user is enabled to associate a virtual representation of the note with an entity to generate a virtual note. The user is enabled to position... Agent: Fiala & Weaver, P.l.l.c. C/o Cpa Global

20100023882 - Crime alert method and apparatus: A process for reducing crime in schools includes the steps of providing an Internet web site adapted to permit the reports of crimes; using the web site to report a crime; and passing on a crime report to the web site to law enforcement authorities.... Agent: Tod R Nissle

20100023881 - Defining sectional boundaries of a webpage: Disclosed are a method, system and computer program product for defining sectional boundaries of a webpage to enable efficient navigation of the content on a user device. Logical sections in a webpage are defined by comparing structured content in the webpage, analyzing patterns in a markup of the webpage, or... Agent: Law Office Of Jim Boice

20100023880 - Method and apparatus for animation profiling: The present invention relates to a method for displaying moving items in a user interface and, in particular, to such a method for use within a device for use with a wireless communications network. The invention provides a method and apparatus for displaying a moving object in which the object... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100023883 - Method and apparatus for formatting a web page: A method and apparatus displays a web page on a wireless communication device by receiving the web page at the wireless communication device and determining at the wireless communication device whether the received web page is formatted for a portrait orientation on a display screen of the wireless communication device.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100023884 - Rendering hypertext markup language content: In general, one aspect of the subject matter described in this specification can be embodied in a method that includes rendering Hyper Text Markup Language (HTML) content, in an HTML rendering engine, to primitives of a vector graphics rendering engine; rendering the primitives, in the vector graphics rendering engine, to... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100023885 - System for editing an avatar: Systems, methods and computer readable media are disclosed for updating the appearance of an avatar that exists across an online multi-player gaming system, including an executing video game. In addition to the general system, systems, methods and computer readable media for updating the avatar, techniques are disclosed for prompting networked... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP (microsoft Corporation)

20100023886 - Method and apparatus for providing customized interface in ultrasound system: A method and apparatus for providing a customized interface in an ultrasound system is provided. The customized interface providing method includes: receiving a request for use of the ultrasound system from a user; displaying, in response to the request, a selection screen associated with selecting any one of software modes... Agent: Jones Day

20100023887 - Systems and methods for collecting and processing diagnostics and statistics for a fleet of turbines: System and methods for displaying data associated with a plurality of power generating devices are disclosed. Data associated with the operation of the plurality of power generating devices is collected from a plurality of data sources. A user request to display data associated with one or more of the plurality... Agent: Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

20100023888 - Method and apparatus for controlling focus of application: Provided are a method and apparatus for controlling a focus of an application so that the focus is not compulsorily moved in a web browser. The method includes the operations of performing focus movement caused by a user input event in the application, detecting predetermined focus attribute information when focus... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100023889 - Providing an ad-hoc 3d gui within a virtual world to a non-virtual world application: A method for receiving input from a user of a virtual world, the method including: interacting with an object displayed in the virtual world; displaying another object in the virtual world in response to the interacting, the another object adapted to interact with the user; displaying at least one of... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP-ibm Europe

20100023890 - Listing for received messages: A method including: adding an entry having a first text part to a listing of content items, wherein if the content item satisfies a first criterion, the first text part of the entry has a first content and wherein if the content item does not satisfy the first criterion but... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC

20100023891 - Method and system for updating information of information providing site: A method of updating item information of a specific site on an information providing site is provided. The method includes displaying the specific item information of the specific site, receiving user input for selecting one item among the displayed specific items, and when the selected item information displayed on the... Agent: Saliwanchik Lloyd & Saliwanchik A Professional Association

20100023892 - User-interest driven launching pad of mobile application and method of operating the same: Provided is a user-interest driven launching pad of a mobile application and method of operating the same. The user-interest driven launching pad inputs metadata of data elements related to a mobile device, forms a set of data elements having the same metadata, marks the set of data elements with user-interest... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100023893 - Active and progressive targeted advertising: Methods and computer-readable media for presenting a user with advertising content, such as an advertisement or coupon, based on the user's responses to one or more questions are provided. A user may view a web page that includes one or more thumbnails, where each thumbnail represents a media, such as... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (c/o Microsoft Corporation)

20100023894 - System for selecting elements displayed on a screen: t

20100023895 - Touch interaction with a curved display: Touch interaction with a curved display (e.g., a sphere, a hemisphere, a cylinder, etc.) is facilitated by preserving a predetermined orientation for objects. In an example embodiment, a curved display is monitored to detect a touch input on an object. If a touch input on an object is detected based... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

01/21/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office

20100017694 - Apparatus, and associated method, for creating and annotating content: An apparatus, and an associated method, for facilitating creation and review of content. An accessor accesses content that is to be reviewed. If the review is to be made using media of a type different than the stored content, a converter converts the content into a desired media. And, reviewing... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100017693 - Visual macro showing how some icon or object or text was constructed: A Visual Macro Program records and replays desired actions performed by a user in creating or editing a document. The recorded actions are appended to the document as an attachment that can be replayed by a user at a later time by enabling a tag associated with the recorded actions.... Agent: Ibm Corporation (aus) C/o Rudolf O Siegesmund Yee & Associates, P.C.

20100017695 - Integrating an applet into a multi-page or multi-tasking web application to enable applet state to be automatically saved and restored: A Web page of a Web application can be identified. The identified Web page can include an applet. A navigation action from the identified Web page to another Web page of the multi-page Web application can be detected. A state of the applet can be automatically saved before the applet... Agent: Patents On Demand, P.A. Ibm-rsw

20100017696 - Intelligent preloads of views and asynchronous loading of models using the mvc design pattern: In one embodiment, the present invention is a system and method for loading a web page in a browser application. The method sends a request to retrieve the web page, receives a response to the request that includes the web page, and displays the web page in the browser application.... Agent: Kenneth P. Waszkiewicz/ibm Attorney At Law

20100017697 - Data administration system and picture insert method thereof: A data administration system includes a database having files, at least a data sheet having at least an appointed field and at least a picture paste field, wherein each picture file has a picture and an identical filename. The user may input one filename on the data filed. The data... Agent: Brian M. Mcinnis

20100017698 - Flexible multiple spreadsheet data consolidation system: Methods and systems are disclosed that include consolidating data from multiple spreadsheets. Consolidating data from multiple spreadsheets includes receiving a selection of a plurality of spreadsheets via a graphical control panel that includes a spreadsheet selection area. The spreadsheet selection area includes a workbook selection area to select workbooks that... Agent: At & T Legal Department - Toler Attn: Patent Docketing

20100017699 - Multi-choice controls for selecting data groups to be displayed: A software tool and method of use are disclosed that enable convenient and rapid selection of columns, rows, or other data groups for presentation on a display by an electronic device. One or more information display regions is provided, and controls such as drop-down lists or buttons are used to... Agent: Russ Weinzimmer

20100017700 - Methods and systems for handling annotations and using calculation of addresses in tree-based structures: This application relates to calculating addresses of modifications to tree-based structures and storing some of the addresses in a manner that allows the modifications to be applied, sustained, modified, and removed independently from one another. In some embodiments, the tree-based structures may define documents, including web documents, and the modifications... Agent: The Webb Law Firm, P.C.

20100017701 - Notification of activity around documents: Users are able to subscribe to notifications regarding activity around particular documents (e.g., changes to and/or annotations to the documents). A variety of different notification parameters can be set by the user, allowing him or her to request the type(s) of notifications he or she would like to receive, as... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP/msft

20100017702 - Asynchronous partial page updates based on dynamic dependency calculation: A system and method for asynchronously updating a web page or web pages displayed on a computer. The method receives from the computer an event message that is generated as a response to an action by a user to change an object displayed on the web page. The method creates... Agent: Kenneth P. Waszkiewicz/ibm Attorney At Law

20100017703 - Method and system for creating and hosting a website: A quick, easy, flexible, and efficient method and system for designing, creating, maintaining, editing, hosting and publicizing a website on the World Wide Web while concurrently providing additional benefits such as publication in a directory and creation of personalized accessories. The method and system for designing, creating, maintaining, editing and... Agent: Michael A. O'neil. P.C.

20100017704 - Dynamic content layout: Metrics for evaluating content layout performance are provided which enable the dynamic generation of content layouts optimized for particular target audiences, types of content, and/or delivery channels.... Agent: Weaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson - Yahoo!

20100017705 - Image processing device, image processing method, and storage medium: When an N-upped paper document was viewed by previewing, visibility thereof was poor because contents corresponding to N pages are displayed collectively. Expansion thereof for improving the visibility makes the operability poor. An image processing device of the present invention includes: a determining unit for determining whether or not image... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100017706 - Document size conversion: What is provided is a system and method for resizing documents, for example, from legal size to a standard size. Document sizes are changed by adding or decreasing an amount of white space between lines of text. In one example embodiment, a multi-page document having a specified displayed page size... Agent: Fleit Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco P.l.

20100017707 - Assistant for manually proofreading text documents: A text document is parsed and re-ordered according to user-defined rules. The reordered text document is then presented to the user, thus requiring the user to read each section of the text document in a stand-alone manner,... Agent: Law Office Of Jim Boice

20100017708 - Information output apparatus, information output method, and recording medium: After the most-frequently-used font size (Sdominant) is determined on a Web page acquired from a server unit, all of the text items are changed to the optimum font size (Sopt). At the same time, the text items whose original font size is smaller than the most-frequently-used font size (Sdominant) are... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20100017709 - List display method and list display apparatus: In a Web system that provides a social networking service in which information such as a diary and personal information is published on the Internet, upon displaying a list of articles of a diary or the like, if the number of the articles is equal to or less than a... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100017710 - Method of inputting user command and electronic apparatus using the same: A method of inputting user commands, and an electronic apparatus using the same. A method of inputting user commands includes setting a function of an apparatus implemented with a touch screen based on a pressure level input to the apparatus, and if the touch is sensed after setting the function... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP

20100017711 - Operation guidance display apparatus: Provided is an operation guidance display apparatus which enables improvement of an operability for a user. When an input device (101) is changed, a display information change rule extraction section (106) extracts a function display information change rule for displaying guidance display information having been extracted. A display information change... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20100017712 - Mobile terminal device, language selection method in mobile terminal device: operation keys; and a control unit, wherein the mobile terminal device is configured to allow a selection of a language from application languages, to carry out various guides using a selected language, and to display a function assigned to at least one of the operation keys in the guide display... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.

20100017713 - Content management apparatus and content management method: According to one embodiment, a content management apparatus according to one embodiment of the invention includes a first acquisition module configured to acquire a predetermined content, a storage module configured to store the predetermined content in a storage unit, a detection module configured to detect the presence/absence of related content... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20100017715 - Universal media bar for controlling different types of media: Techniques for using a universal media bar for controlling different types of media are described.... Agent: Implicit Networks, Inc. Intellectual Property Department

20100017714 - Web based collaborative multimedia event planning, hosting and deployment system and web based personal multimedia portable system: c

20100017716 - Method and apparatus for generating a summary: A method and apparatus for generating a summary of a plurality of distinct data streams (for example video data streams). A plurality of related data streams are collected. The data streams comprise a plurality of segments and each segment is synchronized (205). Overlapping segments of the synchronized data streams are... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20100017718 - System and methods for producing and retrieving video with story-based content: Embodiments of the invention provide a system and methods for producing and retrieving video with story-based content. Embodiments of the invention use an interview process to capture a contributor's knowledge in the form of a narrative or story. An enabling feature of such embodiments is that one or more predetermined... Agent: Law Office Of Steven R. Olsen, PLLC

20100017717 - Video processing device and control method therefor: According to one embodiment, a video processing device includes a video processor configured to process video information, and a controller configured to control the video processor. The controller includes a graphical user interface (GUI) module acquired in the form of a Web application, a Web browser which provides a user... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20100017719 - Conferencing system with low noise: A conferencing system with low noise.... Agent: Chernoff, Vilhauer, Mcclung & Stenzel, LLP

20100017720 - Command line interface browser: Apparatus, method, and computer program product embodiments for implementing a command line interface (CLI) browser for a client/server pair in a computing environment are provided. A protocol is initialized. The protocol operates on a CLI command, breaking a close coupling between the client/server pair. The protocol facilitates receiving a command... Agent: Griffiths & Seaton PLLC (ibm)

20100017722 - Interactivity with a mixed reality: Methods of interacting with a mixed reality are presented. A mobile device captures an image of a real-world object where the image has content information that can be used to control a mixed reality object through an offered command set. The mixed reality object can be real, virtual, or a... Agent: Fish & Associates, PC Robert D. Fish

20100017721 - Method and apparatus for performing a transaction: A system and method for performing a transaction can allow a user to perform a multi-step process on a single web page. The system can receive an initiate-application command from a user at an application server and, in response, initiate an application for facilitating a transaction. The system can present... Agent: Leydig Voit & Mayer, Ltd

20100017723 - Apparatus for introducing a dependency between a user interface and a signal: An apparatus (1) for introducing dependencies between user-interfaces (120) of devices (100) and for example audio/video signals to be rendered via the devices (100) is provided with a circuit (2,3,4) for linking values of transfer parameters of the signals and values of quality parameters of the user-interfaces (120), to increase... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20100017724 - Method for providing customized look-and-feel contents of terminals, and look-and-feel customization server and system thereof: A method for providing customized look-and-feel contents of terminals includes: obtaining information about capabilities of a terminal; obtaining a look-and-feel content corresponding to the capability information; and sending the look-and-feel content to the terminal. A look-and-feel customization server includes: a capability information obtaining unit, configured to obtain information about capabilities... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100017725 - Ambient collage display of digital media content: Disclosed are methods and systems for automatically displaying media items (130) preselected by a user (110) on a collage display (700) located at a social gathering spot when the user is present. A user of the system sets up a personal online profile (110) through a website (100,200) and the... Agent: Stolowitz Ford Cowger LLP

20100017726 - Web traffic driven information exchange: Presently disclosed is a small, easy-to-use and low-cost device and method of exchanging contact information, information on hobbies, shared interests, images, business advertising, etc., with selected individuals. The method of exchanging contact information may be used to drive users to a website to access information stored on the website. These... Agent: Hensley Kim & Holzer, LLC

20100017727 - Systems and methods for whiteboard collaboration and annotation: A method for conducting a collaborative web-based whiteboard session, including receiving one or more whiteboard annotations in first units in a first client application component, converting the one or more whiteboard annotations from the first units into second units by utilizing a software component associated with the first client application... Agent: John S. Beulick (24691) Armstrong Teasdale LLP

20100017728 - Apparatus and method of interworking between virtual reality services: Provided are an apparatus and method of interworking between virtual reality services so as to provide a new model for providing interoperability and to conveniently use various virtual reality services through the new model. A virtual reality server for interworking between virtual reality services includes a login server which performs... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100017729 - Method for accessing a parent page while browsing web pages: According to the present invention, a method for accessing a parent page while browsing web pages is provided, which comprises steps of: receiving by a server a request from a user to extract a web page; when extracting the web page, updating by the server an “UP” list according to... Agent: Ratnerprestia

20100017730 - Using an alternate user interface to a drag and drop interface for rearranging configurable web page components: A user interface for repositioning Web page components that includes an HTML table. Each cell of the table can represents a Web page component that is able to be repositioned. Each cell can include an identifier and a user selectable position control. The identifier can identify the Web page component.... Agent: Patents On Demand, P.A. Ibm-rsw

20100017731 - Computer-readable recording medium having driver program stored: A computer-readable recording medium having a driver program stored may cause a computer to function as an icon display processor, an operation detector, a setting changing processor and/or an icon image switching processor. The operation detector may be configured to detect an operation performed on the icon displayed on the... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug

20100017732 - Computer-readable storage medium having object display order changing program stored therein and apparatus: An icon line is displayed on a screen. A display order for the icon line can be changed by using switch input means enabling a direction input. When an input in a first direction is made, objects are scrolled so as to sequentially display each object at a specific position... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, P.C.

20100017733 - Graphic-information flow for visually analyzing patterns and relationships: A display control and information management system seamlessly integrates layered and slotted formatted data from local and remote sources to provide a highly versatile information display. The system permits selective control of display and display features so that complex data and data flows can be seamlessly accessed with enhanced cognition... Agent: Sadler, Breen, Morasch & Colby, Ps

20100017734 - Rich drag drop user interface: In an electronic file system, preview information is provided to the user during a drag operation of a selected object onto a target object. The information indicates what type(s) of action is to be taken should the selected object be dropped onto the target object. The action(s) to be taken... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (c/o Microsoft Corporation)

20100017737 - Computer program for website analytics: A statistical data item is retrieved for hyperlinks of which source anchors are shown on a page of a website about the activation of these hyperlinks. The statistical data is displayed as a circular shape of which the area represents respective values of said statistical data item.... Agent: Westman Champlin & Kelly, P.A.

20100017735 - Decentralized hardware partitioning within a multiprocessing computing system: In general, techniques for performing decentralized hardware partitioning within a multiprocessing computing system are described herein. More specifically, the multiprocessing computing system comprises first and second independent computing cells, where the first cell comprises a first processor that calculates a partition identifier. The partition identifier uniquely identifies a partition to... Agent: Unisys Corporation

20100017736 - Method of controlling devices using widget contents and remote controller performing the method: Provided is a method of controlling devices by using a remote controller. The method includes downloading a widget program for the devices to the remote controller; generating control widget contents for controlling the devices using the widget program; displaying the control widget contents for controlling the devices at the remote... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100017739 - Method for defining a graphic control for use in a building automation system control environment: A method of displaying a value in a building control system includes a step of retrieving a graphic object template defined as a markup language string. The graphic object template includes a plurality of primitive elements, each of the plurality of primitive elements defined as a portion of the markup... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department

20100017738 - Project tracking software with compact visual elements that indicate task completion and overdue status: A user interface and method of use thereof are disclosed that provide a compact and efficient overview of the status of a plurality of projects by using variable qualities of sub-task elements instead of a time-proportional timeline to indicate whether a sub-task is complete, not due, or overdue. Preferred embodiments... Agent: Russ Weinzimmer

20100017740 - Pan and zoom control: Technologies are described herein for providing a pan and zoom control in conjunction with a timeline for navigating project schedule data in a project management application. The project management application displays a pan and zoom control in conjunction with a project schedule timeline, with the pan and zoom control at... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100017742 - Form input skip-field software tool: A software tool and method are disclosed for enabling efficient input of data into a form by enabling a user to cause certain fields to be skipped except when needed. The input form includes a plurality of input fields, at least one of which has a corresponding check box or... Agent: Russ Weinzimmer

20100017741 - Start of an application from an idle state display mode of a mobile terminal: A method of performing input to an application, a mobile terminal for performing input to an application and a user interface for performing input to an application. The method including receiving in a display being in an idle state display mode a first character of an information item associated with... Agent: Perman & Green, LLP

20100017743 - Graphical user interface: A system and method for providing a graphical representation of a computer device and display overlay is disclosed. A computer device is represented in a graphical representation. The computer device comprises at least two modules. An overlay comprising at least one attribute corresponding to each of the modules is positioned... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100017744 - Image display control method, image supply device, and image display control program product: In at least one embodiment of the disclosure, an image display control method includes forming N display areas (where N is an integer equal to or greater than 2) corresponding to N image display devices in a display section of an image supply device. The N display areas in the... Agent: Advantedge Law Group, LLC

20100017745 - Image display system, image supply device, image display device, image display method, and computer program product: In at least one embodiment of the disclosure, an image display system includes an image display device configured to display a display image based on supply content, and a plurality of image supply devices. Each of the image supply devices includes a display section having a first display area configured... Agent: Advantedge Law Group, LLC

20100017746 - Method and system for generating a control system user interface: A method for providing a user interface for an industrial control system including a computer and a plurality of process graphics including software objects for controlling and/or monitoring real world objects controlled by the control system. A display of selected process graphics, a designated view arranged with a tab or... Agent: Venable LLP

20100017747 - Product viewer: An improved product viewer minimizes the amount of data needed to support a given number of shots or subimages, as well as improved loading time. In an embodiment of the invention, the viewer is a 360° view that has player controls, including, in a further embodiment, a feature set wherein... Agent: Leydig Voit & Mayer, Ltd

20100017748 - Display container cell modification in a cell based eui: In a cell based EUI, existing display container cells nested within a “host” display container cell are automatically shifted and/or downsized, if necessary, to increase available space to facilitate the creation of another display container cell nested within the “host” display container cell, in response to a request to perform... Agent: Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt Pacwest Center, Suite 1900

20100017749 - Display apparatus and display method: A display apparatus includes a display unit which displays an application window, and a control unit which controls the display unit to display the application window with a transition effect when an application window control event occurs. Therefore, it is possible to apply various transition effects other than a transition... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100017750 - User interface: A user interface for operating an applicator for medical and aesthetic treatment using RF and ultrasound energies, with or without vacuum, comprising: a display, a plurality of views each configured to occupy at least a section of the display, the views adapted to present data responsive to physiological signals, applicator... Agent: Smith Frohwein Tempel Greenlee Blaha, LLC

20100017751 - Multicast file viewing and editing: In various embodiments, concurrent access to a plurality of subsets of a unit of information is provided. A first subset of the unit of information is displayed in a first window. An adjunct multicast window is activated in accordance with an icon associated with a removed multicast window, the icon... Agent: International Business Machines Corp. (jms)

20100017752 - Multicast file viewing and editing: In various embodiments, multicast window set is generated. A multicast close operation is performed. Subsequently an open operation is performed, wherein displayed portions of a unit of information at a time of the multicast close operation are redisplayed in the multicast window set.... Agent: International Business Machines Corp. (jms)

20100017753 - Automatically populating recipients in an instant messaging or other computer communication system: A system and a method for automatically populating chat recipients in an instant messaging system in which chat recipients are automatically populated from external data sources, e.g. clipboard, spreadsheet, document, database, directory, etc., and a chat session started with the click of a single user interface button or the like.... Agent: Lotus And Rational Software David A. Dagg, Esq.

20100017754 - Iconic graphical method for displaying complex information: The present invention is directed to a method of providing information regarding a patient's use of medications, the method including the step of providing a graphical icon relating to the medication, the graphical icon including at least one indicator relating to the patient's use of the medication. The least one... Agent: Spencer, Fane, Britt & Browne

20100017755 - Systems and methods for graphically conveying patient medical information: Systems and methods for providing graphical information regarding one or more patients' medical information are described. The graphical information can be used in various methods of graphical comparison, including graphical diagnoses, graphical comparison between patients, over time with a single patient, and/or over time with and/or between multiple patients. The... Agent: David B. Tingey

20100017756 - Managing navigation and history information: History and navigation information in a computer application are managed by establishing a global context that can communicate with multiple resources, each of which resides in an associated local context. State information from one or more of the local contexts is communicated to the global context, and global navigation information... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100017757 - Method and system to reduce workload and skills required in usage of mouse or other pointing devices: A method and system are disclosed for controlling operation of a cursor on a display screen of a computer system. In the operation of the computer system, one or more areas on the display screen are designated as user interface areas for receiving input from a user via a Graphical... Agent: Scully, Scott, Murphy & Presser, P.C.

20100017758 - Processing for distinguishing pen gestures and dynamic self-calibration of pen-based computing systems: Systems, methods, and computer-readable media process and distinguish user input device gestures, such as gestures input via a pen in a pen-based computing system, e.g., to quickly and reliably distinguish between electronic ink entry, single taps, double taps, press-and-hold actions, dragging operations, and the like. Systems, methods, and computer-readable media... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP (microsoft Corporation)

20100017759 - Systems and methods for physics-based tactile messaging: Systems and methods for physics-based tactile messaging are disclosed. For example, one disclosed method includes the steps of receiving a sensor signal from a sensor configured to sense a physical interaction with a messaging device; determining an interaction between one or more virtual message objects and a virtual message environment,... Agent: Patent Department (51851) Kilpatrick Stockton LLP

01/14/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office

20100011280 - Forms management system: An electronic forms management system is provided. The electronic forms management system includes a publishing unit, a data input unit and a server. The publishing unit is adapted to publish the form templates to the server. The data input unit is connected to the server, and is adapted to receive... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100011281 - Systems and mehtods for annotating pages of a 3d electronic document: To annotate a three-dimensional electronic document, a user specifies, on a two-dimensional screen, a portion of a page of a three-dimensional document as a specified page area to be annotated by making a stroke. The annotation may be displayed to the user by a hybrid technique where the annotation is... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100011282 - Annotation system and method: A variety of technologies can be used to annotate electronic documents. In one embodiment, an annotation module is provided on a client machine as a plugin for a web browser application. The annotation module provides a user interface which allows the user to interact with the web browser application to... Agent: Klarquist Sparkman, LLP

20100011284 - Dynamic web page behavior: In some embodiments, code can be encapsulated in an external behavior component for affecting the behavior of an element inserted into an HTML document. A reference can be attached to the element in the document to associate the element with the external behavior component. A renderer can parse the element... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100011283 - Minimizing the copying of an extensible markup language (xml) tree when referencing tree nodes during extensible stylesheet language transformations (xslt) processing: The invention includes a label tree action and a generate reference action function. The label tree action can execute a first time a copy of an XML tree is made (or when an XML tree is analyzed and determined not to contain id_attributes). The add id_attribute can add an id_attribute... Agent: Patents On Demand, P.A. Ibm-rsw

20100011286 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: Upon adding a visible electronic signature to an electronic file, deterioration in visibility of characters is prevented by arranging a character image data of a portion overlapping with a region of the visible electronic signature in an upper position layer above the visible electronic signature. There are included a step... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100011285 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, information processing system, and program: An information processing apparatus includes an output section, a display screen, and a screen arrangement section. The output section outputs image information for a presentation to an external display apparatus. The display screen is capable of displaying information. The screen arrangement section arranges a first area and a second area... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100011287 - Apparatus and method for editing document layout and storage medium: The distances between adjacent objects on a document are extracted. Next, the plurality of extracted distances are grouped on the basis of a value based on the horizontal (lateral) position of a distance-adjustment graphical user interface; the plurality of distances are unified to a representative value based on the vertical... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100011288 - Simultaneously reformatting a document with multiple colors: Reformatting a previously formatted document. A unique interface allows preview and selection of a color set. A color set comprises a plurality of colors defining a color scheme. Once a color set is determined, the document is reformatted in such a way as to simultaneously apply multiple colors to text... Agent: Workman Nydegger/microsoft

20100011289 - Method and system for document viewing: In one embodiment, a computer-implemented method of converting a document to an image set includes receiving the document; generating a conversion specification with a unique document identifier and a set of image parameters; combining the conversion specification and the stored document into a conversion task object; generating the image set... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP

20100011290 - Print management method, recording medium storing a program, and print management apparatus: Disclosed is a print management method includes: managing a printing condition of a plurality of files created by at least one application program; and controlling an instruction for print execution corresponding to the at least one application program according to the printing condition when performing print output of the plurality... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100011291 - User interface, device and method for a physically flexible device: A user interface including a flexible display configured to display graphical objects and a controller configured to detect a first bend and determine a resulting first foldline, determine a graphical object being intersected by the first foldline and execute a function associated with the graphical object.... Agent: Perman & Green, LLP

20100011292 - Collaborative media production: Methods, systems, and apparatus for collaborative media editing. In one aspect, a method includes presenting, to an originator, an originator interface including multiple media panes; establishing a connection with a collaborator; receiving from the originator a selection indicating an item of media content associated with at least one of the... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100011293 - Method and apparatus for generating prompt information of a mobile terminal: A method and apparatus for generating prompt information of a mobile terminal are disclosed. The method includes: selecting a start point and an end point in a multimedia file; clipping a part of the multimedia file between the start point and the end point in the multimedia file; and encoding... Agent: Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

20100011295 - Method of delivering customer contact service to iptv viewer: An application for a client device which is arranged to receive and render selected video streams including content indicators relating to content to be rendered at a given location on a screen of the client device is disclosed. The application responds to user interaction with a rendered stream at rendered... Agent: Barnes & Thornburg LLP

20100011294 - Video mode indicator techniques: The mode indicator techniques include applying a plurality of mode effects to content and generating a graphical user interface including the content formatted in the plurality of mode effects.... Agent: Sony C/o Murabito, Hao & Barnes LLP

20100011296 - Audio/video interface as a supplement to radiology reports: A method for generating an audio/video report, to be used with a report of radiographic image(s) is disclosed. The audio/video report is created by the radiologist while generating the report. The audio/video report includes a portion of a screen image selected by the radiologist, as well as the spoken words... Agent: Carrie A. Boone, P.C.

20100011297 - Method and system for generating index pictures for video streams: A method and system is proposed for generating index pictures for video streams, where the index pictures can be used in a video database for visual browsing by users to quickly find and retrieve video clips or files from the video database. The proposed method and system operates in such... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

20100011298 - Method and system for service-enablement gateway and its service portal: A method and system for dynamic service support is presented. A portal-page service and an interface bundle are installed at the gateway. A customer service at the gateway, based on the interface bundle, is installed at the gateway. The portal-page service searches for the customer service and generates a user... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group

20100011299 - System and method for syncing a user interface on a server device to a user interface on a client device: A system, method, and computer-readable medium for method for syncing a user interface on a server device to a user interface on a client device are disclosed. The method includes broadcasting a signal from a server device to a client device when the server device presents an active user input... Agent: Apple Inc. C/o Novak Druce + Quigg LLP

20100011300 - Sharing skins: A system and method for sharing skins between a first user and a second user on a computerized network. A first skin selected by the first user is transferred to and displayed to the second user. The transfer and/or the display is performed automatically. A second skin selected by the... Agent: Sinsheimer Juhnke Lebens & Mcivor, LLP

20100011301 - Method and system for efficient remote application provision: A method of remotely providing an application includes identifying a visible portion of a first application window on a display of a client. A data stream corresponding only to the visible portion of the first application window is received. The received data stream is provided to the client such that... Agent: Shuki Binyamin

20100011302 - Graphical user interfaces: A system for supporting distributed interaction with a user during a workflow process is described. The system comprises a centrally stored graphical representation of the workflow process. A plurality of users located remotely from the centrally stored representation and related to each other in a user hierarchy each have access... Agent: Hunton & Williams LLP Intellectual Property Department

20100011303 - Image distribution device: A display information distribution device distributing display information effectively distributes display information in a plurality of languages. The display information distribution device includes storage means having a language setting unit for setting a value specifying one of languages and character information for each of the languages and containing format information... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20100011304 - Adding a contact to a home screen: An icon can be created for a contact (e.g., an individual(s) or an entity) and presented on a user interface of a mobile device, such as a “home screen.” The icon can be used to retrieve and display contact information. The icon can also be used to invoke one or... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100011305 - Dynamic medical data acquisition: A medical data acquisition processing platform and method of operation for use in capturing medical data relating to one or more medical events. The processing platform including a processing system having a plurality of defined interface elements for acquiring medical data. Each of the defined interface elements provides one of... Agent: Marsh, Fischmann & Breyfogle LLP

20100011306 - Data-driven layout engine: Systems and methods for providing a user with increased flexibility and control over the appearance and behavior of objects on a user interface are described. Sets of objects can be grouped into themes to provide a user with a distinct overall impression of the interface. These themes can be switched... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20100011307 - User interface for breathing assistance system: Systems and methods for providing a user interface for a breathing assistance system are disclosed. A user interface may include a plurality of user-activated buttons configured to receive user input and a display communicatively coupled to the plurality of buttons. The display may include a plurality of function indicators, each... Agent: Nellcor Puritan Bennett LLC

20100011308 - Text box numbering and linking visual aids: A graphical user interface is disclosed for tracking and managing the use of text boxes by providing visual aids that make it easy for a user to see which text boxes are linked to which, as well as the order of text boxes in a linked chain. The present system... Agent: Vierra Magen/microsoft Corporation

20100011309 - Data visualisation systems: A method in a computer of building a visual representation model for presenting plural forms of data from a data source to a user, comprising the steps of creating a first file of data (model file) representative of one or more physical attributes of one or more elements associated with... Agent: Barnes & Thornburg LLP

20100011310 - Method, device, computer program and graphical user interface used for the selection, movement and de-selection of an item: A method of controlling an action performed as a result of a drag and drop operation, the method including displaying a menu of multiple actions during the drag and drop operation, each of the actions being associated with a different respective portion of a display; and performing an action associated... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC

20100011311 - Automatically generating a configuration diagram for a measurement system: Creating and using configuration diagrams for configuring distributed systems. The methods described herein may be used for various types of operations in configuring distributed systems, including creating programs, managing programs in the distributed system, deploying programs to various distributed devices, configuring remote execution or inter-operation of distributed programs, and executing... Agent: Meyertons, Hood, Kivlin, Kowert & Goetzel, P.C.

20100011312 - Rfid reader integration to virtual world monitoring: Disclosed is a virtual world server receives an update signal corresponding to an RFID tag. The virtual world server determines an RFID tag identifier, an RFID reader identifier, and an associated asset name from the update. The virtual world server looks up a virtual area associated with the RFID reader... Agent: Ibm Corp. (aus/rcr) C/o The Rolnik Law Firm, P.C.

20100011313 - System and method for selecting a tab within a tabbed browser: The techniques and mechanisms described herein are directed to a method for managing and selecting one out of large set of open tabs in a tabbed browser. Browsing software is configured to provide a quick pick user-interface that visually displays the content of the several tabs, such as a by... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)

20100011314 - System, method and computer-readable medium for providing a sidebar functionality as an aspect of a gadget: A system, method and computer-readable media for associating additional fuctionalities with a sidebar GUI of a computational device are included. An operating system may be provided that includes a sidebar software that will typically have limitations that are intended or unintended by the operating system developer. A user may wish... Agent: Patrick Reilly

20100011315 - Information processing method, display control method, and program: An information processing apparatus includes: an operation accepting unit that accepts an instructing operation for displaying a list in which plural items classified on the basis of a predetermined rule are ordered on the basis of the predetermined rule; and a display control unit that causes a display unit to... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100011317 - Mobile terminal and message inbox searching method thereof: A mobile terminal including a wireless communication unit configured to establish an Instant Messaging (IM) service with at least one other terminal, an input unit configured to receive a designation signal corresponding to a designation of a portion of information included in chat content input during the IM session, a... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100011316 - System for intelligent automated layout and management of interactive windows: The present invention relates to the automated layout and scrolling of windows.... Agent: Fenwick & West LLP

20100011318 - Image forming apparatus: In one embodiment, when comment information is input for an operation key in an operation screen, and the comment information that has been input is displayed in the operation screen, if comment information has been input for an operation key, an icon giving notification that comment information has been input... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

20100011319 - Graphical user interface having contextual menus: A contextual pop-up menu of frequently used commands is displayed by an application whenever a user carries out a particular action. The contextual menu appears at the location of a cursor, so that the displayed commands are spatially very close to an item on which an action is to be... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20100011320 - Method for assignment of a user-defined shortcut key for an application window to switch to it quickly: The present disclosure is directed to a method for allowing a user to configure shortcut keys to a specific application.... Agent: Ibm Corporation (accsp) C/o Suiter Swantz PC Llo

20100011321 - Portable terminal with multitask function and task icon display method therefor: A portable terminal according to the present invention is a portable terminal including a multitask function and a task icon display unit, including: a display unit for displaying one or more task icons in order of starting histories of tasks when the one or more task icons are displayed in... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen

20100011322 - System and method for focused navigation within a user interface: A sequence of cards is stored that graphically represents available options within an information system. In response to a single user action, the sequence of cards is successively displayed within a focus area of the user interface. In response to a subsequent user action, the successive display is discontinued to... Agent: Arris Group C/o Stoel Rives LLP

20100011323 - System, method and computer-readable medium for directing a computational system to defragment and maintain a disc memory: A method, system and computer-readable media for enabling a user of a computer to initiate a defragmentation process of a hard disc of a hard disc drive are provided. One version of the method includes (a.) presenting an icon identifying a defragmentation process, the presentation comprised within a desktop startup... Agent: Patrick Reilly

01/07/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office

20100005377 - System and method for customizing multimedia enhanced items: The present invention describes a multimedia enhanced gift item, an external customization unit and a computer implemented method for enabling a user to customize multimedia enhanced gift items. Such an item can facilitate combining personal greetings to a greeting card, to a stuffed animal, and to other toys or objects... Agent: William H. Dippert Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC

20100005379 - On-demand loading of media in a multi-media presentation: In accordance with one or more embodiments of the present disclosure, methods and apparatus are provided for efficient and effective loading of media in a multi-media presentation, such that a user may be able to view and/or edit the presentation. In one embodiment, a method for loading media comprises providing... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20100005378 - System and method for generating inspiration boards: A system and method are provided for automatically generating an inspiration board. The system and method involves inputting at least one term into a computer system. Based on the inputted term, at least one image is selected from a database of images stored in the computer system and at least... Agent: Xerox Corporation (cdfs)

20100005380 - System and methods for automatic media population of a style presentation: A method for automatic media population of a style presentation comprises collecting presentation media; positioning the collected presentation media on a storyboard; and selecting a style presentation; wherein the selection of the style presentation results in the automatic population of the style presentation with the presentation media positioned on the... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20100005381 - Method for organizing and consulting electronic data, in the environment of a media library: Method for organizing and consulting electronic data in the environment of a media library.... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.

20100005383 - Data storage using spreadsheet and metatags: Metatag identifiers are stored in a spreadsheet, and are made available for use in metatagging various files. Steps may include: identifying the item of data in a document; activating an activation code; providing a listing of metatag choices; selecting a metatag from the listing of metatag choices; identifying the selected... Agent: Fish & Associates, PC Robert D. Fish

20100005382 - Method and system for recording asset installations: A computer-implemented method for recording an asset survey or installation, comprising storing data received from an electronic database in an independent spreadsheet application operable on a portable electronic device, the data including identifying information for new and/or old assets and an employee listing. At least one field of the independent... Agent: Weitzman Law Offices LLC

20100005384 - System and method for offering multiple representations of an ipc ticket: A system and method for rendering different views of an incident, problem or change (IPC) ticket relating to an incident based on attributes of the user looking at or working with the ticket includes determining relevant information. An environment related to a usage by the user is determined. Based upon... Agent: Tutunjian & Bitetto, P.C.

20100005385 - Systems and methods for maintaining a plurality of common interest community web sites: Systems and methods described herein may facilitate scalability while permitting quick deployment and customization of web sites. In some embodiments, customization may involve associating custom software modules, content, and pre-compiled content templates with web-sites that are being served by a web-server application using a database. Systems and methods disclosed facilitate... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100005386 - Document analysis, commenting, and reporting system: A document analysis, commenting, and reporting system provides tools that automate quality assurance analysis tailored to specific document types. As one example, the specific document type may be a requirements specification and the system may tag different parts of requirements, including actors, entities, modes, and a remainder. The system also... Agent: Accenture Chicago 28164 Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20100005387 - Terminal, content display method, and content display program: A terminal device adapted to display content, comprising a display; a content display means for analyzing data of the content, and rendering and displaying the content on the display based on a result of analyzing; an area designation means for designating an area in the content displayed on the display;... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20100005388 - System and method for processing formatted text documents in a database: A system and method for automatically determining a plurality of pieces of different information about a textual document from the text of the textual document are provided in which one or more particular characteristics of the text of the textual document are identified to generate a file containing the text... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.

20100005389 - Apparatus and method for a user to select one or more pieces of information: An apparatus and method for a user to select pieces of information. The apparatus comprising a rotatable part or a touch pad for the user to operate to scroll between the pieces of information using a movement along a closed path. Touch or engagement at predetermined position(s) along the closed... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100005390 - Mobile terminal using proximity sensor and method of controlling the mobile terminal: A mobile terminal and a method of controlling the mobile terminal are provided. The method includes displaying a first screen on a display module; if a pressure-touch input is detected from the first screen, displaying one or more menu items associated with the first screen; choosing one of the menu... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP

20100005391 - Access control apparatus, access control method, and access control program: Additional information indicating photographic conditions for a received image signal is compared with additional information indicating photographic conditions for an access target image signal. If the both conditions satisfy a predetermined relationship, an access to the access target image signal is permitted.... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100005393 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program: A reproduction control section 54 controls reproduction of a content which varies dynamically over a predetermined time period; a tag data reading section 55 reads tag information which has been stored beforehand and which represents tags to be attached to the content in response to designation by a user to... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik

20100005392 - Translating user input in a user interface: Systems and methods for translating user input in a high definition video playback system are disclosed. A disc viewer is configured to execute at least one user interactive program stored on a high definition optical disc defining a user interface. The user interactive program defines a user interface and a... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100005394 - Method and system for collaborative viewing: A method and apparatus for dynamically sharing information between viewers viewing an event, in which information is stored in a database and is being pushed from server to viewers according to a time-line. Additional information is uploaded to the server by the users, a display device associated with each user... Agent: Shlomo Dubnov

20100005395 - Information processing terminal and client server system: An information processing terminal is capable of switching between a thin client mode in which a screen generated by executing an application program in a remote server is received from the remote server and displayed in a display unit, and a local mode in which a screen generated by executing... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen

20100005396 - Method and system for controlling a comlementary user interface on a display surface: An alternate display content controller provides a technique for controlling a video display separately from and in addition to the content displayed on the operating system display surface. Where the display is a computer monitor, the alternate display content controller interacts with the computer utility operating system and hardware drivers... Agent: Davis Wright Tremaine, LLP/seattle

20100005397 - Multi-directional and variable speed navigation of collage multi-media: In accordance with one or more embodiments of the present disclosure, methods and apparatus are provided for flexible and user-friendly navigation of loaded media in a multi-media presentation, such that a user may be able to view and/or edit the presentation. In one embodiment, a method for navigating loaded media... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20100005398 - Method and apparatus for viewing and managing collaboration data from within the context of a shared document: Methods, systems, and apparatus are provided for viewing and managing collaboration data from within the context of a shared electronic document. A document editing pane is displayed for editing the shared document. In conjunction with the document editing pane, a collaboration pane is displayed for displaying the collaboration data. Through... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)

20100005399 - Systems and methods for processing attachments associated with electronic messages: Attachments that are received through one or more message transport services are processed. An object identifier is received through an electronic message received through one of a plurality of message transport services. A thumbnail graphic of a portion of the contents of the object associated with the object identifier is... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Tkhr Attn: Patent Docketing

20100005401 - Graphical user interfaces: A system for distributing a new version of a graphical user interface (GUI) to a user is described. The system comprises a central store retaining a GUI representation of a workflow process. A plurality of users, each having access to a version of a previous representation, are located remotely from... Agent: Hunton & Williams LLP Intellectual Property Department

20100005400 - System, method, and program product for identifying and providing suggestions: A system, method, and program product for identifying and providing suggestions includes registering information of a behavior of a user in an environment within a domain. Behavior processes identify the behavior, identify an item associated with the behavior, identify an identity of the user, and store the identified information. Task... Agent: Bay Area Intellectual Property Group, LLC

20100005402 - System and apparatus for whispering in group chats: A method, system and program storage device are provided for allowing chat room participants to communicate with other participants privately without requiring general chat “friends” or “buddies” pre-authorization. All chatting dialog including private and public chats are consolidated into a unified group chat dialog window that requires no special handling... Agent: George A. Willinghan, Iii August Law, LLC

20100005403 - Monitoring viewable times of webpage elements on single webpages: In accordance with at least one exemplary embodiment, methods, computer program products and systems for monitoring viewable times of webpage elements on single webpages are disclosed. An exemplary method for rotating webpage elements on a single webpage based on viewable time can include loading a single webpage having at least... Agent: Maier & Maier, PLLC

20100005405 - Appliance development toolkit with universal editor: An appliance development toolkit is provided to enable creation of content to affect operation of a component in an appliance or to affect user interaction with an appliance, and includes appliance user domain data or source identification domain data, an editor to create instances of data elements related to functionality... Agent: Whirlpool Patents Company - Md 0750

20100005404 - Appliance with user interface behavioral model: An appliance includes one or more control boards having control software to control the cycle of operation, and a graphical user interface with one or more instances of a user interface control in communication with the control boards. The appliance also has a binding map for associating the user interface... Agent: Whirlpool Patents Company - Md 0750

20100005406 - Method of presenting information: A method of displaying visual information to a user of a video display. The method includes defining a dynamic portion of the visual display, providing a mask that obscures the dynamic portion of the visual display for an observable period of time, and providing a second display of content to... Agent: Michael Best & Friedrich LLP

20100005408 - System and methods for multimedia \"hot spot\" enablement: A method for creating a multimedia presentation element, comprises selecting a presentation element icon; adding information to a presentation element box defined by a presentation boundary within a first multimedia element of the multi-media presentation having a plurality of multimedia elements, the presentation element boundary resulting from the selection of... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20100005407 - User interface framework and method for utilizing same: There is presented a user interface (UI) framework and systems and methods for its use. Such a system comprises a content server and a rich media content generated by a compiling of a rich media source code, wherein the rich media content is hosted by the content server. The rich... Agent: Disney Enterprises C/o Farjami & Farjami LLP

20100005409 - Methods for interacting with and manipulating information and systems thereof: A method, computer readable medium and system for providing an interactive desktop and/or browser-based information workspace (or “playground”) includes obtaining at a workspace management processing system a selection of one or more condensed information objects and one or more of application tools. A customized interactive workspace for non-video game based... Agent: Nixon Peabody LLP - Patent Group

20100005410 - Mobile device application framework: Methods and systems for enabling mobile devices to run a variety of content-carrying script programs using a standard script language, without the confines of operating within a network browser. A client layer has a Script-to-Document Object Model (DOM) engine that executes a content-carrying-script file, efficiently interprets the script and delivers... Agent: Arent Fox LLP

20100005411 - Creation, sharing and embedding of interactive charts: Systems and methods for generating and sharing interactive charts are described. The interactive charts are generated in an online portal that allows users to customize the interactive features of the chart. An online portal may also be provided to allow users to automatically embed interactive chart(s) in another website without... Agent: Nixon Peabody, LLP

20100005412 - In-vehicle display apparatus: An in-vehicle display apparatus includes (i) an operation device having an operation knob, and (ii) a display control device having a display section. The operation device has a drive section which gives force to the operation knob. When the display section displays a display window to enable a scroll display... Agent: Posz Law Group, PLC

20100005413 - User interface for individualized education: A graphical user interface is used in a computer-based learning system which uses knowledge points organized with a predefined multilevel arrangement. A graphical window which has selectable elements of multiple levels is used for navigation in choosing a knowledge point to be studied. Upon selection, the graphical window displays in... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC

20100005414 - Display method and display device: The composition mentioned hereinafter has been chosen to enable switching over the window targeted for manipulation by manipulating an arrow key, in case a subwindow which can be manipulated with a free cursor is present inside a main window which can be manipulated with a block cursor. In a state... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20100005415 - Device for analysing variable magnitudes by simultaneous multiple windowing: The device (D) is dedicated to the analysis of time varying magnitudes. It comprises a tool for managing display windows (MA) each for displaying the representation of a selected magnitude and each associated with a first magnitude selection tool (01) and a second time reference(s) selection tool (02) coupled to... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100005416 - Apparatus for peritoneal dialysis: This invention relates to a device for peritoneal dialysis with a means for the regular discharge and reuptake of dialysate, wherein the means includes an agent by which the color and turbidity of the dialysate can be determined.... Agent: Fish & Richardson PC

20100005417 - Position editing tool of collage multi-media: In accordance with one or more embodiments of the present disclosure, methods and apparatus are provided for flexible and user-friendly position editing of loaded media in a multi-media presentation. In one embodiment, a method for editing the position of loaded media comprises loading a page of a collage document to... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20100005418 - Information display device, information display method, and program: An information display device includes: an image display unit that displays a plurality of images in a spiral manner according to a predetermined order; an operation information input, unit that, inputs operation information for the plurality of images; and a display processing unit that displays the plurality of images on... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100005419 - Information display apparatus: An information display apparatus comprises a plurality of sensing devices, a signal processing block, an information display block, a menu storage block, a rotary control like a rotary encoder and a menu display block. The information display apparatus presents selectable menu items relating to images displayed on-screen together with information... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100005420 - Notched slider control for a graphical user interface: A slide track of a notched slider control can include a continuous path extending between two end points. A slider can be a graphical element able to move along the slide track. The end points can correspond to upper and lower extremes of a value range. Positions between the end... Agent: Patents On Demand, P.A. Ibm-rsw

20100005421 - Terminal device and program: A terminal device includes a display unit having a function for displaying a menu screen on a display screen, a selection unit for causing a user to select one of the items in the menus screen displayed on the display screen, and a holding unit holding status information concerning at... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20100005422 - Method for operating map-based menu interface: A method for operating a map-based menu interface for a mobile electronic device is provided. In the present method, a map-based menu interface divided into one first type area and n second type areas is provided first, n is a positive integer. At least one function group item is comprised... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100005423 - Color modifications of objects in a virtual universe based on user display settings: A computer implemented method, apparatus, and computer program product for modifying an object. In one embodiment, the process obtains avatar tracking data that identifies a location of an avatar in relation to a range of an object. The range includes a viewable field. The process then selects a data collection... Agent: Duke W. Yee

20100005424 - Virtual world system supporting a consumer experience: A system and method for creating a virtual world for supporting a consumer experience is disclosed. The apparatus in an example embodiment includes providing access to a database of item listing categories, each item listing category in the database having an associated link to a source for physical items corresponding... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/ebay

20100005425 - Configuration diagram with connections that represent physical couplings between devices: A system and method for creating and using configuration diagrams for configuring distributed systems. The methods described herein may be used for various types of operations in configuring distributed systems, including creating programs, managing programs in the distributed system, deploying programs to various distributed devices, configuring remote execution or inter-operation... Agent: Meyertons, Hood, Kivlin, Kowert & Goetzel, P.C.

20100005426 - Method for identifying phone numbers and alphanumeric sequences: A method and system provides the ability to identify phone numbers and alphanumeric sequences in a text source such as a web page and format them and/or convert them into usable information. According to one aspect, the invention automatically identifies and formats phone numbers in web pages so that they... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

20100005428 - Information processing apparatus and method for displaying auxiliary information: There is provided an information processing apparatus, including a direction detection unit that detects a drawing direction of a locus drawn in an input process of a gesture when the gesture is input, a gesture search unit that searches for the gesture matching the drawing direction of the locus detected... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100005427 - Systems and methods of touchless interaction: A contactless display system enables a user to interact with a displayed image by moving a finger, or pointer, toward a selected portion of the image. Images can be enlarged, or translated dynamically in response to detected movement. Operational methodology can be manually switched between contact-type and contactless operation to... Agent: Honeywell International Inc. Patent Services

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