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Data processing: presentation processing of document April category listing, related patent applications 04/10

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04/29/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. category listing, related patent applications

20100107044 - System and method for defining layout of an electronic business card: A system and method for defining layout of an electronic business card reads a multimedia message to which the electronic business card is attached from a storage, analyzes the multimedia message to retrieve image information and audio information of the multimedia message, and parses the electronic business card to retrieve... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100107045 - Methods and apparatuses for intra-document reference identification and resolution: Reference identification and resolution identifies reference text fragments in a document and associates referenced object text fragments in the document with the identified reference text fragments. Reference profiles are abstracted from the document. Each reference profile specifies at least a reference number and an object type identifier. A reference profile... Agent: Fay Sharpe / Xerox - Rochester

20100107046 - Mobile terminal and operating method thereof: A mobile terminal and an operating method thereof are provided. The operating method includes bookmarking a plurality of websites using a touch screen of the mobile terminal, and storing a plurality of images respectively corresponding to the bookmarked plurality of websites; displaying on the touch screen an image array including... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100107047 - Preventing not found error (404) responses on dynamically loaded missing images: A mechanism for determining if images exist before publishing to a web server, and replacing missing images with temporary images for the purpose of providing alternate content while eliminating web server error responses, which prevents needless alerts to site administrators. Upon detecting a modification to a web page, a determination... Agent: Duke W. Yee

20100107048 - Document processor and document processing method: A document processing apparatus includes a spreadsheet unit which processes, in a spreadsheet sheet format, a document described in a markup language. The spreadsheet unit includes: a display unit which displays, in a spreadsheet format, data which is contained in a document and which is described in a tag set... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100107049 - Dynamic generation of data entry metadata: Illustrative embodiments provide a computer implemented method for dynamic generation of data entry metadata. The computer implemented method monitors a form for an event of interest associated with a segment of the form and identifies the event of interest to create an identified event and an active segment. The computer... Agent: Duke W. Yee Yee & Associates, P.C.

20100107050 - Digital photo frame with annotation function and method thereof: A digital photo frame (DPF) with annotation function and a method thereof are provided. The method includes steps of: reading a to-be-displayed original photo; displaying the read original photo; receiving touch operations on the touch screen; generating an annotation interface on the original photo in response to the touch operations,... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100107052 - Encoding/decoding apparatus, method and computer program: An information processing apparatus comprises a readout unit adapted to read out, from a storage unit, correspondence information that includes a document structure of a structured document and a first code for encoding the document structure; a verification unit adapted to verify whether grammar of a portion included in a... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100107055 - Extraction of datapoints from markup language documents: An extraction-rule generation and training system uses information obtained from multiple markup language documents (e.g. web pages) of similar structure to generate an extraction rule for extracting datapoints from markup language documents. Where the structures of two or more documents are not sufficiently similar, the system maintains separate extraction rules... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100107054 - Method and apparatus for providing webpage in mobile terminal: A webpage providing method and apparatus for a mobile terminal includes an RF unit for receiving a webpage and a display unit for displaying the received webpage. A control unit provides for selecting a link of the webpage in response to detection of a signal for focus movement checking whether... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20100107051 - Software application for presenting flash presentations encoded in a flash presentation markup language (flml): A system for presenting FLASH presentations contained in a storage medium. Such a system can include a FLASH presentation (FLAPRE) markup language (FLML) document, a FLASH-based FLAPRE player, and a launching application. The FLML document can textually represent a user-created FLASH presentation using the FLAPRE markup language (FLML). The FLAPRE... Agent: Patents On Demand, P.A. - IBM Cha

20100107053 - Web page editing: A web page to be edited has at least one web part. The web part can be a managed part with an identifier or an unmanaged part without an identifier and is stored in a computer readable medium. A mutual conversion section allows the web part to be converted from... Agent: Law Office Of Jim Boice

20100107056 - Constructing and maintaining web sites: Creation and maintenance of a web page can be facilitated using an interactive web application that runs in a browser at a client machine. The interactive web application can be provided to the client machine over a network by a development application at a server. Using the interactive web application,... Agent: Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky And Popeo, P.c

20100107057 - Information distribution system, service-providing method for an information distribution system, and a program for the same: An information distribution system reduces the effort required to change an application in conjunction with changes in process content and changes in the receiver type or specifications while also accommodating broadcast processes. A style sheet database stores a plurality of output style sheets, which are information conversion rules including conditional... Agent: Nutter Mcclennen & Fish LLP

20100107058 - Query aware processing: Query aware processing. An example method of processing mark-up language documents includes receiving a plurality of conditions and desired output format from a plurality of clients, and a mark-up language document. The method also includes determining whether the mark-up language document satisfies the plurality of conditions. If the mark-up language... Agent: Evergreen Valley Law Group, P.C. And Yahoo! Inc.

20100107059 - Generation apparatus, program, and generation method: A generation apparatus that generates a mapping between individual properties included in an object in a program and individual elements of a structured document. The generation apparatus includes: an object tree generation unit that generates a tree structure representing hierarchical structure of the object by assigning the individual properties included... Agent: Ibm Corporation, T.j. Watson Research Center

20100107060 - System, apparatus and method for generating schedule document: Method, apparatus and system are provided for generating a schedule document based on mashup of data obtained from a plurality of different applications.... Agent: Cooper & Dunham, LLP

20100107061 - Method and apparatus for estimating the size of rendered text: A method of fitting text comprising characters belonging to a character set into a text area wherein the text is rendered in a font and at a font size estimates a total width of the text based on at least a representative width associated with the character set, font and... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker LLP/yahoo! Inc.

20100107062 - Contextually previewing fonts: Text may be contextually previewed in various fonts using preview panes with a level of transparency. Fonts or font groups may then be applied to a document using the preview panes. In one example, text to be inserted may be previewed in different fonts against the document in which the... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.

20100107063 - Automated visual analysis of nearby markings of a visualization for relationship determination and exception identification: To automatically visually analyze relationship in data records that are presented by a visualization containing cells representing corresponding data records, identification of a threshold of interest is received for a particular one of attributes in the visualization. Nearby areas in the visualization are marked based on the threshold, and data... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100107064 - Image forming apparatus: Provided is an image forming apparatus having a preview function and an original paper size automatic detection function, capable of displaying a preview of original image data immediately next a detected original paper size has been switched with a simple operation. On receipt of an operation of a next skip... Agent: Mark D. Saralino ( Sharp ) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20100107065 - Printer driver program, print control apparatus and print control method: A storage medium has a printer driver program recorded thereon causing a computer to execute functions including a category-based UI information managing function that manages UI information on a display of a user interface to set a print condition, for every category, to which an application program of a print... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20100107066 - scrolling for a touch based graphical user interface: A user interface for a device including display means for displaying a portion of a full content in an application area and control means. The control means are configured for displaying a scrollbar along an edge of the application area, wherein at least a portion of the scrollbar is non-linearly... Agent: Perman & Green, LLP

20100107067 - Input on touch based user interfaces: A user interface for use with a device having a display and a controller, the controller being configured to receive touch input representing a slide-in gesture and in response thereto switch input mode, wherein the input mode is one of DIRECT, in which mode touch input is interpreted to be... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP

20100107070 - System and method of use for a user interface dashboard of a heating, ventilation and air conditioning network: The disclosure provides systems and methods of use of an HVAC graphical interface dashboard. In various embodiments, the dashboard includes a weather tab, wherein invoking the weather tab advances to a weather screen. The dashboard also includes an indoor humidity tab, wherein invoking the indoor humidity tab advances to a... Agent: Hitt Gaines P.C.

20100107071 - System and method of use for a user interface dashboard of a heating, ventilation and air conditioning network: The disclosure provides systems and methods of use of an HVAC graphical interface dashboard. In various embodiments the dashboard includes a weather tab, wherein invoking the weather tab advances to a weather screen. The dashboard also includes an indoor humidity tab, wherein invoking the indoor humidity tab advances to a... Agent: Hitt Gaines P.C.

20100107072 - System and method of use for a user interface dashboard of a heating, ventilation and air conditioning network: The disclosure provides systems and methods of use of an HVAC graphical interface dashboard. In various embodiments, the dashboard includes a weather tab, wherein invoking the weather tab advances to a weather screen. The dashboard also includes an indoor humidity tab, wherein invoking the indoor humidity tab advances to a... Agent: Hitt Gaines P.C.

20100107073 - System and method of use for a user interface dashboard of a heating, ventilation and air conditioning network: The disclosure provides systems and methods of use of an HVAC graphical interface dashboard. In various embodiments, the dashboard includes a weather tab, wherein invoking the weather tab advances to a weather screen. The dashboard also includes an indoor humidity tab. A programs tab and a home tab are also... Agent: Hitt Gaines P.C.

20100107074 - System and method of use for a user interface dashboard of a heating, ventilation and air conditioning network: The disclosure provides systems and methods of use of an HVAC graphical interface dashboard. In various embodiments, the dashboard includes a weather tab, wherein invoking the weather tab advances to a weather screen. The dashboard also includes an indoor humidity tab. A programs tab and a home tab are also... Agent: Hitt Gaines P.C.

20100107069 - Terminal device and control program thereof: In a mobile phone, even when an audio-related function is running in background processing in parallel with a function running in the main processing (foreground processing) where operations by the main operating section have been assigned to the function running in the main processing, the control section operates the audio-related... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane LLP

20100107068 - User interface with parallax animation: user interface animation techniques are described. In an implementation, an input having a velocity is detected that is directed to one or more objects in a user interface. A visual presentation is generated that is animated so a first object in the user interface moves in parallax with respect to... Agent: Sadler, Breen, Morasch & Colby, P.s.

20100107075 - System and method for content customization based on emotional state of the user: A new approach is proposed that contemplates systems and methods to present a script of content comprising one or more content items to a user online, wherein such content is not only relevant to addressing a problem submitted by the user, but is also customized and tailored to the specific... Agent: Goodwin Procter LLP Attn: Patent Administrator

20100107076 - System and method of use for a user interface dashboard of a heating, ventilation and air conditioning network: The disclosure includes systems and methods of use of an HVAC graphical interface dashboard. In various embodiments the dashboard includes a weather tab, wherein invoking the weather tab advances to a weather screen. The dashboard also includes an indoor humidity tab, wherein invoking the indoor humidity tab advances to a... Agent: Hitt Gaines P.C.

20100107078 - Display generation device, display generation method, program, and content download system: A display generation device, a display generation method, a program, and a content download system are provided. The display generation device for generating a display screen including one or two or more user-selectable playback control items is provided with a download section for downloading content data from a content server... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik

20100107077 - Display of work content: The present invention provides a worker with information about work to be paid attention when the work is displayed in the moving image data. Work content for each of steps of the work to be carried out on a product is stored as moving image data in a storage unit.... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.

20100107079 - Method and apparatus for titling: Some embodiments of the invention provide a method for presenting computer-generated characters. The method defines several frames for a character and sequentially presents the frames. Each frame depicts a particular representation of the character. Also, at least two of the frames provide different representations of the character. Some embodiments provide... Agent: Adeli & Tollen, LLP

20100107080 - Method and apparatus for creating short video clips of important events: A method and apparatus for creating video clips is provided herein. During operation, a processing device will receive multiple video feeds from multiple video sources. In order to reduce the difficulty in producing multiple clips from the multiple video sources, thumbnails of the captured content is displayed and one-click selection... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20100107081 - Projection device image viewer user interface: A projection device configured to removably receive a portable data storage device having a plurality of files stored thereon, including: projection electronics to generate a projected image, an image viewer source operatively coupled to the projection electronics, and computer-readable data storage having instructions therein that when executed by the image... Agent: Alleman Hall Mccoy Russell & Tuttle LLP

20100107082 - Comment delivery system, terminal device, comment delivery method, and recording medium storing program therefor: A comment delivery server associates comment contents in which an elapsed contents playback time has been set as a comment attachment time with contents identification information, and stores these as comment information. The comment delivery server reads from a comment information storage section comment information which corresponds to contents identification... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100107083 - Memory recovery scheme and data structure in a heating, ventilation and air conditioning network: The disclosure provides systems and methods for updating a parameter in a device in an HVAC network. In various embodiments, a method comprises a sending by an interface device to the device: a) a parameter value change message, and b) a new value of an installer parameter. The method includes... Agent: Hitt Gaines P.C.

20100107084 - Reduction of computer resource use in a virtual universe: The invention provides a method, system, and program product for reducing use of one or more computer resources. In one embodiment, the invention includes monitoring a user's interaction with a virtual universe, determining whether the user's interaction with the virtual universe is consistent with the user's attention being diverted from... Agent: Hoffman Warnick LLC

20100107085 - Control panel for managing multiple online data management solutions: Systems of the present inventions provide a control panel for managing multiple online data management solutions. An exemplary system may comprise a control panel hosted on at least one server communicatively coupled to a network, wherein the control panel may be accessible to a customer via a client that is... Agent: Go Daddy Group, Inc.

20100107086 - Method and system for generating report condition input interface: A method and system for generating a report condition input interface are provided. In an embodiment, the method includes: inquiring a corresponding relation list according to the condition data type entered by a user, to obtain at least one graphical control corresponding to the condition data type; assembling at least... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. C/o Darby & Darby P.C.

20100107087 - Messaging interface systems and methods: Disclosed are systems and methods for delivering a plurality of sender messages and recipient messages on an interface. The interface can receive a first sender message, the first sender message being displayed in a first format on the interface so that the first sender message is graphically associated with a... Agent: Motorola Inc

20100107088 - Provisioning instant communications for a community of users: Techniques that enable instant communications services to be provisioned for an online community of users such that the members of the community can interact with each other using instant communications including using instant messaging (IM). In one embodiment, an instant communications facilitator operating from a first domain may provision instant... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20100107089 - System and method for social networking in a virtual space: Social networking in a virtual space over a network is facilitated. Subscriber computing devices each operated by a subscriber are associated with a subscriber identifier. Each computing device is connected to the network. A subscriber profile is created in a profile datastore, wherein the subscriber profile comprises information about the... Agent: The Marbury Law Group, PLLC

20100107092 - Method and apparatus for enabling interaction between a mobile device and another device: A user acquires a data item 36 in a mobile device 2, the data item representing, for example, the right to a digital asset. A web page 34 including bar code symbol 40 is displayed on the display 26 of a further device such as a PC 14. The bar... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100107091 - Publishing requests for dynamically loaded missing images: A mechanism for determining if images exist before publishing to a web server, and replacing missing images with temporary images for the purpose of providing alternate content while publishing a request for a replacement image. Upon detecting a modification to a web page, a determination is made as to whether... Agent: Duke W. Yee

20100107090 - Remote linking to media asset groups: Improved approaches to access information concerning media asset groups are disclosed. In one embodiment, a first web page can include a user-selectable control that, upon selection, can request information on a particular media asset group from a remote media asset web server. In response to the request, the remote media... Agent: Technology & Innovation Law Group, PC

20100107094 - Advertising request and rules-based content provision engine, system and method: The present invention includes an approval engine for pre-approving media content by which a user can interact with an ad generator and request at least one content item not owned by the user for inclusion in a creative. The approval engine also includes a content provision rules engine that includes... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath Attn: Intellectual Property Group

20100107093 - Internet-based method of and system for managing and delivering consumer product information at points along the world wide web using consumer product information (cpi) requesting and graphical user interface (gui) displaying subsystems driven by server-s: Method of and system for delivering consumer product related information to consumers over the Internet. The system and method involves creating a UPN-encoded Consumer Product Information (CPIR) enabling Servlet for each consumer product registered within a manufacturer-managed UPN/URL database management system. The HTML tag associated with each CPIR-enabling Servlet is... Agent: Thomas J. Perkowski , Esq., P. C.

20100107097 - Client device with extensible imaging device driver and method implementing same: A client device has an imaging device driver that is automatically extensible to meet diverse imaging requirements. When an imaging job is initiated, the extensible device driver queries the target imaging device and identifies a feature set. The device driver then identifies features within the feature set that are locally... Agent: Sharp Laboratories Of America, Inc.

20100107096 - Generic visually enhanced platform for aiding decision making processes: A computer system including a server computer with a graphical user interface associated with users and a dynamic content database, and a method of assisting users with a multiple stage decision making process. The graphical user interface visualizes objects, mathematical operation and logical operations required for executing a generic decision... Agent: The Law Office Of Michael E. Kondoudis

20100107098 - Identification method for an electronic system and related electronic system: An identification method for an electronic system having a plurality of input devices includes establishing notations corresponding to the plurality of input devices, receiving a control signal outputted by a specific input device of the plurality of input devices, and displaying a notation corresponding to the specific input device on... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100107095 - Template-based calculator application: Methods, systems, and media are provided for using a calculator application to calculate answer values by evaluating formulas based on user input. The calculator application is hosted by an operating system and includes a template store containing templates that define user interface elements such as input fields associated with variables.... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (microsoft Corporation)

20100107100 - Mobile device style abstraction: Style abstraction techniques are described for use in customizing elements included in a user interface. In an implementation, a structural attribute is obtained that defines a structural component of an element that is to be included in a user interface. A style attribute is also obtained that is operable to... Agent: Sadler, Breen, Morasch & Colby, P.s.

20100107099 - Proximity interface apparatuses, systems, and methods: In certain exemplary embodiments, data representative of a proximity heuristic specifying a plurality of levels of an object detection zone associated with a display screen is maintained, an object is detected within the object detection zone, one of the levels is selected based on at least one attribute of the... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group

20100107101 - In-document floating object re-ordering: Techniques are disclosed herein for re-ordering floating objects in an electronic document. An electronic document having floating objects is displayed in a first mode. Each floating object has an x-y location in the document and has a position on a z-order stack. In the first mode the floating objects are... Agent: Vierra Magen/microsoft Corporation

20100107102 - Method and system for dynamically displaying a control bar of a multimedia player: The present invention relates generally to a method for dynamically displaying a control bar of a multimedia player, wherein one subjective thereof is to prevent overlap occurred to the menu image provided by a multimedia source. The method is preferably used for a digital versatile disc with high storage capacity,... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100107103 - System and method of use for a user interface dashboard of a heating, ventilation and air conditioning network: The disclosure provides systems and methods of use of an HVAC graphical interface dashboard. In various embodiments, the dashboard includes a weather tab, wherein invoking the weather tab advances to a weather screen. The dashboard also includes an indoor humidity tab. A programs tab and a home tab are also... Agent: Hitt Gaines P.C.

20100107104 - Display of predicted storage state of target computing device during media file synchronization: A system and method for synchronizing media files stored on a plurality of computing devices. The system includes a source computing device configured to execute a synchronization engine configured to synchronize media files on the source computing device with copies of the media files on a target computing device. The... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100107106 - Apparatus, system and method for context and language specific data entry: An apparatus, system and method that allow for context and language specific data entry via a user interface. A user interface is displayed on a display device, where the user interface includes a data entry menu having one or more menu selections. A menu selection is activated. A data entry... Agent: Intel/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20100107107 - Apparatus, system and method for context and language specific data entry: An apparatus, system and method that allow for context and language specific data entry via a user interface. A user interface is displayed on a display device, where the user interface includes a data entry menu having one or more menu selections. A menu selection is activated. A data entry... Agent: Intel/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20100107105 - Control apparatus, control system of electronic device, and method for controlling electronic device: An AV amplifier includes a selector which outputs a video signal input from an output device to a display device, a display controller which makes a display device display a virtual controller including a plurality of operation buttons and a cursor for selecting any operation button on the virtual controller... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

20100107108 - Method and system for generating a control system user interface: A method for providing navigation in a user interface for an industrial control system including a computer, a display device, a plurality of process graphics, and at least one user interface. A plurality of software objects are displayed for use in controlling and/or monitoring of real world objects controlled by... Agent: Venable LLP

20100107109 - System and method of use for a user interface dashboard of a heating, ventilation and air conditioning network: The disclosure provides systems and methods of use of an HVAC graphical interface dashboard. In various embodiments, the dashboard includes a weather tab, wherein invoking the weather tab advances to a weather screen. The dashboard also includes an indoor humidity tab, wherein invoking the indoor humidity tab advances to a... Agent: Hitt Gaines P.C.

20100107110 - System and method of use for a user interface dashboard of a heating, ventilation and air conditioning network: The disclosure provides systems and methods of use of an HVAC graphical interface dashboard. In various embodiments, the dashboard includes a weather tab, wherein invoking the weather tab advances to a weather screen. The dashboard also includes an indoor humidity tab, wherein invoking the indoor humidity tab advances to a... Agent: Hitt Gaines P.C.

20100107111 - System and method of use for a user interface dashboard of a heating, ventilation and air conditioning network: The disclosure provides systems and methods of use of an HVAC graphical interface dashboard. In various embodiments, the dashboard includes a weather tab, wherein invoking the weather tab advances to a weather screen. The dashboard also includes an indoor humidity tab, wherein invoking the indoor humidity tab advances to a... Agent: Hitt Gaines P.C.

20100107112 - System and method of use for a user interface dashboard of a heating, ventilation and air conditioning network: The disclosure provides systems and methods of use of an HVAC graphical interface dashboard. In various embodiments, the dashboard includes a weather tab, wherein invoking the weather tab advances to a weather screen. The dashboard also includes an indoor humidity tab. A programs tab and a home tab are also... Agent: Hitt Gaines P.C.

20100107113 - Methods and systems for providing a modifiable machine base image with a personalized desktop environment in a combined computing environment: A method and system for modifying, in a combined computing environment, a machine base image having a personalized desktop environment includes executing an operating system associated with a base disk; intercepting, by a filter driver, an instruction from at least one of a plurality of resources to modify a setting... Agent: Choate, Hall & Stewart / Citrix Systems, Inc.

20100107114 - In context web page localization: According to one embodiment, in context web page localization is provided. A web page is displayed. A displayed element of the web page is selected. A localization value for the selected element is entered. The web page is re-displayed showing the entered localization value instead of an original value associated... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100107115 - Child window surfacing and management: Tabs or other display elements that do not comply with traditional “window” requirements can be individually presented to a user when the window containing such tabs or other display elements is hidden or obscured. The user can be enabled to perform tab-specific actions, such as closing a particular tab, or... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100107116 - Input on touch user interfaces: A user interface for use with a device having a display and a controller, the display being configured to display a portion of content, the content being related to an application which application the controller is configured to execute and the content including an object, the controller being further configured... Agent: Perman & Green, LLP

20100107117 - Method, apparatus and system for presenting metadata in media content: An apparatus, system and method for displaying and browsing metadata in video media is provided including a media timeline and a plurality of individual graphical bars configured for displaying the location and range of individual metadata items along the media timeline. Visual indicators in the graphical bars are provided for... Agent: Robert D. Shedd, Patent Operations Thomson Licensing LLC

20100107118 - Aspect ratio hinting for resizable video windows: A method, apparatus and system for resizing a window in a video display include determining an optimal window edge position based upon an aspect ratio of input content. An on-screen cursor is positioned at a location to initiate a resizing operation. A determination of whether the location is proximate to... Agent: Robert D. Shedd, Patent Operations Thomson Licensing LLC

20100107119 - System and method for mapping logical and physical assests in a user interface: The present principles provide systems and methods for displaying associations between data files and logical assets including the data files. Upon user-selection of a representation of a logical asset, a method in accordance with an aspect of the present principles includes determining associations between data files and the logical asset... Agent: Robert D. Shedd, Patent Operations Thomson Licensing LLC

20100107120 - Painting user controls: The described implementations relate to dynamically painting user-controls. One method dynamically determines a highlight color of a user-control under a cursor on a graphical user-interface. The method also paints at least a portion of the user-control with the highlight color.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100107121 - Operation apparatus: Provided is an operation apparatus capable of securely preventing an erroneous operation in adjusting a seat and the like from being caused by a passenger. A seat shape image Sg representing an outer profile of a seat, and adjustable item buttons Tb representing names of movable portions, respectively, of the... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100107122 - System for providing widget type idle-screen: Provided is a system for providing a widget type idle-screen. The system includes a management server, a database, and a user terminal. The database is managed by the management server, and stores and manages widget type idle-screen contents and a dedicated application for driving the widget type idle-screen contents. The... Agent: Intellectual Property Law Group LLP

20100107123 - Surfacing and management of window-specific controls: The functionality traditionally provided by an application program through a window presented as part of a window-based user interface can be accessed while the window remains hidden. A toolbar, or similar collection of user interface elements, can be presented when a user indicates an intention to interact with an application... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100107124 - System and methods for establishing a communication link between network end users: A method of customizing information that is displayed on a computer via a communication portal may include providing first and second computer program products executable on a computer. The computer program products prompt an end user to install the first computer program product and to enter user-specific information that is... Agent: Hahn Loeser & Parks, LLP

20100107125 - Light box for organizing digital images: A processing device and a machine-implemented method may be provided for assisting users of photographic applications to organize large numbers of digital images. A light box may be a conceptual workspace having a number of digital images positioned on a surface thereof. A user may select one of a number... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100107126 - Method and apparatus for thumbnail selection and editing: A method, apparatus, article of manufacture for producing one or more thumbnails from a media program comprising video data having a plurality of sequenced images. In an illustrative embodiment, the method comprises the steps of accepting a command to scan the video data to identify a candidate video frame for... Agent: Gates & Cooper LLP Howard Hughes Center

20100107127 - Apparatus and method for manipulating virtual object: Disclosed is a virtual object manipulating apparatus and method. The virtual object manipulating apparatus connects a virtual object in a 3D virtual world with a virtual object manipulating apparatus, senses a grab signal from a user, and determines a grab type of the virtual object based on the sensed grab... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100107128 - Displaying available content via a screen saver: In a device, multiple content descriptions are obtained. Each of the content descriptions identifies content that is available to the device, such as video on demand (VOD) programs, previously recorded programs, live programs, applications that can be run, and so forth. A screen saver is generated to concurrently display each... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

  
04/22/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. category listing, related patent applications

20100100800 - Discoverability and navigation of hyperlinks: A user may discover and navigate among hyperlinks through the use of a keyboard. For example, a user may press a tab key to discover and navigate to a first hyperlink that is part of a hypertext document. The first hyperlink is, in response, given focus and a focus shape... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100100801 - Router / switch configuration automatic generation method: A method of automating the generation of network element configurations using a single electronic document is disclosed. A plurality of input statements regarding information relating to hardware, operating system, application and locale for each network element in a network are input to the document. A truth table of permitted hardware... Agent: At& T Legal Department - Monka Attn: Patent Docketing

20100100803 - Computer product, spreadsheet generating apparatus, and spreadsheet generating method: A computer-readable recording medium stores therein a spreadsheet generating program that causes a computer to execute acquiring information related to layout positions of items in a form; column-sorting the items in ascending order, according to column-related coordinate values of the items; determining a column width for each of the items,... Agent: Greer, Burns & Crain

20100100802 - Contextual report element mapping to web service input parameter: Some aspects include selection of a cell of a report section, the cell associated with a data dimension and with a context of the report section, and association of the cell with an input parameter of a software service. Aspects may include identification of a contextual report specification associated with... Agent: Sap Ag C/o Buckley, Maschoff & Talwalkar LLC

20100100804 - Field correlation method and system, and program thereof: A field pair as a combination of a definite field and an indefinite field is decided and a correlation value between the definite field and the indefinite field in each of the field pairs is calculated. Among the field pairs in which the correlation value is not smaller than a... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen

20100100805 - Log note system for digitally recorded audio: A system which is primarily of use for lawyers, judges, and electronic court reporters operates to correlate personal log notes with digitally recorded audio proceedings, such as courtroom proceedings. The notes may be made in conjunction with the computer actually recording the courtroom proceedings; or they may be made on... Agent: Stoneman Volk Patent Group

20100100808 - Creating search enabled web pages: The present invention extends to methods, systems, and computer program products for creating search enabled Web pages. A search engine crawler requests a Web page. A Web server receives the request and constructs a Web page that includes client-side script configured to obtain a portion of content at a Web... Agent: Workman Nydegger/microsoft

20100100807 - Data processing device, and data processing method: In a document processing apparatus, an acquiring unit acquires data described in a markup language. A processing system such as a map component, processes certain data by receiving the data. A cooperative control component extracts data to be inputted in the processing system, from the data that the acquiring unit... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100100806 - Methods and apparatus for the immediate production of web sites and print collaterals: A system for the immediate production of web sites and print collaterals is provided. A server interacts with a user via a client device to gather data about the user's business, such as an associated industry sector. The server then uses this information to prompt the user for additional information... Agent: K&l Gates LLP

20100100809 - Multi-modal/multi-channel application tool architecture: Services are integrated by providing a first component of a service via a first user interface over a first communications channel using a first communications mode. A second component of the service is provided via a second user interface over a second communications channel using a second communications mode. The... Agent: At & T Legal Department - Gb Attn: Patent Docketing

20100100810 - Device control system, service-providing method for a device control system, and a program for the same: A device control system does not require changing the application in conjunction with changes in process content or changes in the type or specifications of a device. A style sheet database 81 stores a plurality of style sheets describing information conversion rules for XML documents. A communication interface 84 acquires... Agent: Nutter Mcclennen & Fish LLP

20100100811 - Information processing apparatus and layout processing method: An information processing apparatus includes a simple layout generation unit configured to generate a simple layout that exemplifies layout results based on document components and a layout template used in a layout of the document components, a presentation unit configured to present the simple layout generated by the simple layout... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100100812 - Document generation method and document generation apparatus: A document format of an electronic document be generated is designated when a document is read to generate an electronic document of the document, and a division unit for dividing the document in the designated document format is acquired. The document is read based on the acquired division unit, and... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente

20100100813 - Document processing apparatus and document processing method: A document processing apparatus which corrects object data included in a document includes a document file input section configured to input a document file including metadata and object data, an object information acquisition section configured to acquire the object data from the document file, a document information acquisition section configured... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP

20100100814 - Registry for trading partners using documents for commerce in trading partner networks: A market making node in a network routes machine readable documents to connect businesses with customers, suppliers and trading partners. The self defining electronic documents, such as XML based documents, can be easily understood amongst the partners. Definitions of these electronic business documents, called business interface definitions, are posted on... Agent: Haynes Beffel & Wolfeld LLP

20100100815 - Email document parsing method and apparatus: A preferred example of the process flow of the inventive method (1) is depicted in FIG. 1). The first step (2) of the method (1) is to import an email document (3) to be parsed. In the preprocessing step (10) the email (3) is processed to determine the presence of... Agent: George A Leone, Sr Citadel Patent Law

20100100816 - Method and system for accessing textual widgets: The disclosure is directed to a method and system for accessing textual widgets. A method in accordance with an embodiment includes: entering a string expression into a document; invoking a spell-checker to check a spelling of the string expression; marking the string expression as misspelled; identifying a textual widget based... Agent: Hoffman Warnick LLC

20100100817 - Text management software: Text management software system which stores and retrieves text as paragraph size Text Fragments. Each fragment is stored in a separate record in a text store. As text is created and is to be saved to a text store, the system is adapted to break the text into paragraph size... Agent: Young & Thompson

20100100818 - Media service presentation method and communication system and related device: A media service presentation method, communication system and related device are provided, in which the media service presentation method comprises: obtaining the media presentation information; presenting media services to a user according to the service presentation information. By obtaining the media service presentation information, the media services are presented to... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. C/o Darby & Darby P.C.

20100100819 - Encoding method and apparatus and decoding method and apparatus: The disclosed embodiments relate to a multimedia data encoding/decoding method and apparatus. In some aspects, a decoding method comprises receiving multimedia data which comprises a media area including a video data area and an audio data area, a media information area including a video track area and an audio track... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100100820 - User specific music in virtual worlds: A computer-implemented method of providing user specific music for a virtual world environment can include, responsive to an input from a user, associating an event with a music source, wherein the event involves an avatar representing the user within a virtual world executing on a virtual world server and storing,... Agent: Cuenot, Forsythe & Kim, LLC

20100100821 - Window detection system and method for operating the same: A window detection system is disclosed. The window detection system includes a CPU, a window detection module and a voice identification module. The window detection module has a virtual assistant for receiving signals from an external voice inputting unit and to process thereby. The window detection module is connected to... Agent: Aibelive Co., Ltd.

20100100822 - Devices, methods and computer-readable media for providing control of switching between media presentation screens: Devices, methods and computer-readable media for providing control of switching of an interactive session in a communications network. Content may be switched between media presentation screens. Collected data is analyzed and a location of a user within the communications network is monitored. A presentation of a first screen the user... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Ww

20100100823 - Method and apparatus for generating a web-based user interface: A method and apparatus for generating a user interface comprising generating an interface information packet comprising user interface information readable by a script-based application, sending the interface information packet to a client device, and generating a user interface of the client device via a display engine in accordance with the... Agent: Raymond R. Moser Jr., Esq. MoserIPLaw Group

20100100824 - Graphical user interface for resource management: A system comprises a processor and a display coupled to the processor. The processor causes the display to output graphical representations of workgroups based on workgroup data, and the processor accepts as input a constraint to a particular workgroup via manipulation of the particular workgroup's graphical representation. The processor also... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100100825 - Method, system and graphical user interface for enabling a user to access enterprise data on a portable electronic device: A method, system and graphical user interface for enabling a user to access enterprise data and interact with enterprise applications generating the enterprise data using a portable electronic device is disclosed. A native application for a portable electronic device enables a user of the portable electronic device to initiate or... Agent: Accenture C/o Murabito, Hao & Barned LLP

20100100826 - System and method for content customization based on user profile: A new approach is proposed that contemplates systems and methods to present a script of content comprising one or more content items to a user online, wherein such content is not only relevant to addressing a problem raised by the user, but is also customized and tailored to the specific... Agent: Goodwin Procter LLP Attn: Patent Administrator

20100100827 - System and method for managing wisdom solicited from user community: A new approach is proposed that contemplates systems and methods to provide one or more potential solutions to a user solicited from a community of wisdom, wherein such solutions are not only relevant to addressing a problem raised by the user, but are also customized to the specific needs and... Agent: Goodwin Procter LLP Attn: Patent Administrator

20100100828 - System and method for distributing an avatar: A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a first computing device having a controller to present an avatar having characteristics that correlate to a user profile and that conform to operating characteristics of the first computing device, and transmit to a second computing device... Agent: At&t Legal Department - As Attn: Patent Docketing

20100100830 - System and method for coalescing market data at a network device: A client device coalesces data received from an exchange, and provides a client application such as a graphical user interface with the opportunity to process fewer, but up-to-date, data updates from an exchange when a large volume of prices becomes available. Accordingly, the trader can be assured of receiving updated... Agent: Mbhb/trading Technologies

20100100829 - Wall module configuration tool: The invention is a system for selecting and previewing a configuration for a wall module before a download of the configuration to the wall module. The configuration may be selected from a set of standard applications or it may be a customized standard application. The configuration may instead be a... Agent: Honeywell/cst Patent Services

20100100833 - Method to create and use an aspect oriented color coding algorithm for a graphical user interface: A method to create an aspect oriented, color coding algorithm for a graphical user interface, wherein a graphical user interface (“GUI”) is generated when a code base is executed, and wherein the GUI comprises a plurality of interactable graphical objects, wherein the method compiles the code base, identifies in the... Agent: Dale F. Regelman Quarles & Brady, LLP

20100100832 - Providing device defined user interface modifiers to a computer system: In an embodiment, a computer-implemented process comprises, in a computer peripheral device that is configured to be coupled to a computer system, creating and storing one or more user interface modifiers that are defined by the device and configured to be used by the computer system to modify rendering of... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, LLP

20100100831 - Suppressing unwanted ui experiences: Methods to allow, suppress, or reformulate a presentation of a UI element invoked by a computer program are provided. One method includes applying an administrator-configurable heuristic to determine whether to allow a native presentation of the UI element, to suppress the native presentation of the UI element, or to enable... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100100834 - System and method of online custom design of printed office products: A software application that can be downloaded from a centralized server and execute within the web browser of an electronically linked computer is programmed to include a plurality of advanced editing tools to assist in the customized design of a printable office product, such as a binder, divider or the... Agent: Avery Dennison Corporation Patent Group

20100100835 - Visualizing geographic-area change detected from high-resolution, remotely sensed imagery: A method, system, and medium are provided for presenting aspects of change associated with a geographic area that has been captured by high-resolution, remotely sensed imagery. One embodiment of the method includes receiving a query directed at the geographic area that includes one or more inputs, the query seeking an... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP Intellectual Property Department

20100100836 - Facilitating browsing of result sets: A method of facilitating the browsing of a plurality of result sets by a user. The method includes displaying a plurality of queries on a computer display, each query having a corresponding result set, the plurality of queries thereby constituting a set of displayed queries, and displaying the result set... Agent: Dicke, Billig & Czaja

20100100837 - Content reproducing apparatus, content reproducing method, server, content reproducing system, content reproducing program, and storage medium: An input section (15) of a mobile terminal (1) accepts an input of an evaluation of a broadcast program, while the mobile terminal (1) reproduces the broadcast program. A communicating section (13) transmits the evaluation accepted by the input section (15) to a server. The server finds an aggregate total... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100100838 - System and method for formatting a cell in response to data stored in a separate location: A data cell included in a document supporting cell structured data is conditionally formatted according to data that is stored in a separate location from the document. A user is allowed to select from a drop-down menu of related data sets a particular data set for conditionally formatting the data... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)

20100100839 - Search initiation: A computer-implemented user input method includes sensing a user manipulation of a mobile device to present a keyboard, automatically presenting, in response to the sensed manipulation, a search entry area on a display of the user device, and activating the keyboard to provide input into the search entry area.... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100100840 - Systems and methods for logo design: Systems and methods for interactively designing a logo present a list of desired characteristics to be conveyed by the logo, and allows the user to select from among the desired characteristics, such as image and/or type of industry. A group of symbols are presented to the user based on the... Agent: Stetina Brunda Garred & Brucker

20100100841 - Method and system for configuring an idle screen in a portable terminal: A method and system for configuring an idle screen with an extended virtual area and for displaying a variety of contents on the idle screen extended by the virtual area is described. The method includes providing an idle screen that displays at least one content, and providing a virtual area... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20100100842 - Mobile terminal and control method thereof: Disclosed are a mobile terminal capable of executing web browsing with consideration of a user's convenience, and a control method thereof. The mobile terminal comprises: a wireless communication unit which accesses any web page; a display module for displaying the accessed web page; and a controller for automatically displaying popup... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20100100844 - Electronic menu apparatus: An electronic menu apparatus includes, a display provided with a function of displaying a three-dimensional image to be stereoscopically viewable, a menu data storage section configured to store, for each of items included in a menu, menu data, a list display control section which displays a list of the items... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.

20100100847 - Image data transmission system, process and program, image data output device and image display device: When a connection is established between a server 20 and projectors 301 through 30n, a communication command is issued according to UDP-based broadcasting to retrieve connectable projectors 301 through 303. Thereafter, the projector 301 to be connected is selected and is assigned an IP address to establish the connection. In... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100100843 - Image processing apparatus and method of controlling the same: An image processing apparatus includes: a storing unit which stores information on a standard time zone; a receiving unit which receives a broadcasting signal containing base station information; and a controller which detects the base station information from the broadcasting signal and sets the standard time zone corresponding to the... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100100846 - Navigation apparatus: A navigation apparatus is disclosed. The navigation apparatus includes a remote control device having a manipulation member and a force generator. The manipulation member is movable in response to user's manipulation and enables the user to point to a position on a display screen of the display device remotely. The... Agent: Posz Law Group, PLC

20100100845 - Organization and delivery of information updates: Methods and systems for organizing and proactive delivery of information updates from multiple sources are disclosed. Information updates are organized under their respective information topics in an attention list, in which information topics are sorted into ordered attention groups according to their associated attention states. Within each attention group, information... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100100848 - Systems and methods for specifying an item order: An embodiment of a graphical user interface for specifying an item order includes a graphical order generator arranged in a geometric pattern. The graphical order generator may include an order input tool including a category section for displaying a plurality of inter-dependent dynamically filtered category indicators arranged in a sequential... Agent: Alleman Hall Mccoy Russell & Tuttle LLP

20100100850 - Methods and apparatus for controlling a plurality of applications: Methods and apparatus are provided to control a plurality of applications on a computer having a graphical user interface using a control application installed in addition to an operating system of the computer. An object, representing the control application and having a first sensitive area, is displayed within the graphical... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group

20100100849 - User interface systems and methods: Systems and methods for providing user interfaces are disclosed. In certain embodiments, a menu having a number of icons can be provided on a display device such that the icons are arranged around an initial cursor position, or an area that is touched by a user's finger or stylus, for... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100100851 - Mapping a real-world object in a personal virtual world: Embodiments of the present invention provide a method, system and computer program product for mapping a real-world object to a virtual object in a virtual world. In an embodiment of the invention, a method for mapping a real-world object to a virtual object in a virtual world can include, generating... Agent: Carey, Rodriguez, Greenberg & Paul, LLP Steven M. Greenberg

20100100852 - Nestable system and method for accessing, organizing, and interacting with visual representations of data: The present invention includes systems of, methods for, and computer implemented products that present a nestable user interface for viewing and interacting with information displayed on a computer (or computing device) display. The nestable user interface allows a user to flexibly configure and associate information sources, both local and accessed... Agent: Klotzer Patents

20100100853 - Motion controlled user interface: A graphical user interface (GUI) is disclosed. The GUI comprises a three-dimensional virtual desktop surface. The GUI displays a view of the three-dimensional virtual desktop surface from a selected viewpoint and viewing angle and modifies at least one of the viewpoint and viewing angle based on detected head movements of... Agent: Apple Inc./bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20100100854 - Gesture operation input system: A gesture operation input system includes one or more subsystems to receive an input indicating a modifier input, receive a gesture input, wherein the gesture input indicates an action to be performed, and receive an indication that the modifier input is no longer being received. After receiving the gesture input,... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20100100855 - Handheld terminal and method for controlling the handheld terminal using touch input: A handheld terminal includes a coordinate recognizer to recognize a first coordinate on a screen where a touch starts and to recognize a second coordinate on the screen where the touch ends, a function identifier to identify a function corresponding to the pair of coordinates, and a function performer to... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

  
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20100095194 - Image based annotation and metadata generation system with experience based learning: Methods and systems enhance a user's experience when working with documents and images. Such methods and systems, provide pictures, graphics, images, etc. related to words, phrases, sentences, etc. when a pointing device is hovered over the word or phrase to help the user to understand and remember the words, phrases,... Agent: Gibb Intellectual Property Law Firm, LLC Frederick W. Gibb, Iii, Esq.

20100095195 - Defining spreadsheet functions: Defining spreadsheet function behavior is disclosed. In some embodiments, in response to receiving a selection of a parameterized spreadsheet function behavior to be associated with a spreadsheet function, the parameterized spreadsheet function behavior is associated with the spreadsheet function based at least in part on the selection. In some embodiments,... Agent: Van Pelt, Yi & James LLP And Apple Computer, Inc.

20100095196 - Credibility of text analysis engine performance evaluation by rating reference content: Evaluating the performance of a text analysis engine is provided. A plurality of pre-annotated reference documents and a set of annotation types associated with the pre-annotated reference documents are received. Annotation contexts of reference annotations in the plurality of pre-annotated reference documents are analyzed using the set of annotation types.... Agent: Ibm Corp. (wip) C/o Walder Intellectual Property Law, P.C.

20100095201 - Electronic book contents recording medium with electronic book contents recorded thereon, electronic book transmission apparatus and electronic book display apparatus: An electronic book data includes a body data unit (12) and a part data unit (13). The body data unit (12) includes event data (124) having a description for designating a display region and a first identifier for designating contents displayed on the display region, and the part data unit... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

20100095200 - Print control apparatus and printticket control method: A print control apparatus includes a determining unit to search for one or more PrintTickets for each level within an XML paper specification (XPS) file in response to an XPS file print command, and to determine whether the one or more PrintTickets found as a result of searching conflict with... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP

20100095198 - Shared comments for online document collaboration: Some embodiments of the present invention provide a system that edits a document. During operation, the system shares the document as a webpage and receives, from the webpage, a comment for the document by a collaborator of the document. Next, the system updates the webpage with the comment and enables... Agent: Pvf -- Apple Inc. C/o Park, Vaughan & Fleming LLP

20100095197 - System and method for dynamic content publishing: This disclosure provides various embodiments of software and systems for integrating static and dynamic content for an instance of a web page. In one aspect, the software identifies a content repository of structured dynamic content associated with information for a web page comprising unstructured static content. The software inserts a... Agent: Fish & Richardson, P.C.

20100095199 - System and method for managing xml document management server history: Disclosed are a system and method for managing history information of an XDM Server history (XML Document Management Server). The system includes a first XDM Client Device operable to send XML documents (Extensible Markup Language Documents) and Filtering Rules of history information of the XML Documents, an XDM Server operable... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP

20100095202 - Managing metadata among plural systems: System, apparatus and method for managing documents and metadata generated by a plurality of software application systems are provided.... Agent: Cooper & Dunham, LLP

20100095203 - Method and apparatus for incorporating visual deltas for new documents based on previous consumption: In one embodiment, a method includes obtaining a first document that includes at least a first section, and displaying the first document on a display screen. The method also includes determining when the first section has been consumed. Such a determination includes a determination of whether the first section has... Agent: Patent Capital Group - Cisco

20100095204 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and storage medium: At least one layout data item is generated based on a layout pattern data item in which information about an area where at least one content data item is arranged is defined, and at least one new layout pattern data item is generated based on the layout pattern data item... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100095207 - Method and system for seamlessly integrated navigation of applications: Aspects of a system and method for seamlessly integrated navigation of applications are provided. A communication device comprising a display enabled to display media content may be operable to receive a first stimulus in a pre-defined section of the display. The communication device may be operable to display a semi-transparent... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20100095206 - Method for providing a user interface using three-dimensional gestures and an apparatus using the same: Provided is a method capable of making various modifications to widgets, graphic objects, or images, which are displayed on a display device, according to motions of a plurality of input units such as finger or stylus pen, with the use of a three-dimensional multi-sensor configured to detect the motions of... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100095205 - Portable terminal and control method therefor: When it is discriminated by an input-means determining unit 8 that an input to display unit is a first input by a pen, a function of an application 3 allocated in advance to an area on a screen of the application 3 specified by an input coordinate of first input... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.

20100095208 - Systems and methods for remote tracking and replay of user interaction with a webpage: Systems and methods for monitoring user interaction with a remote computer are provided. More specifically, the systems and methods of the present invention allow for the remote tracking and replay of user interaction with a remote computer or webpage. One aspect of the invention allows user interaction data to be... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20100095210 - Method and apparatus for website navigation by the visually impaired: The present invention is a server-side method and apparatus that enables visually-impaired users to navigate websites and hear high-quality streaming audio of narration and descriptions of each website. The system involves creating an audible website corresponding to an original website by utilizing voice talent to read and describe web content... Agent: Etherton Law Group, LLC

20100095209 - Portable media device with workout support: Improved techniques and systems for utilizing a portable electronic device to monitor, process, present and manage data captured by a remote sensor are disclosed. The portable electronic device offers a convenient user interface that can be visual and/or audio based customized to a particular application, user-friendly and/or dynamic. The portable... Agent: Beyer Law Group LLP/apple Inc.

20100095211 - Method and system for annotative multimedia: A method and system for annotative multimedia are disclosed. According to one embodiment, a computer implemented method comprises receiving a video file from a client. A start time is received from the client. A comment is received from the client. The comment and the start time are stored, and the... Agent: Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLPIPProsecution Department

20100095212 - Methods and apparatus for visualizing a media library: Visualizing and exploring a music library using metadata, such as genre, sub-genre, artist, and year, is provided. Geometric shapes, such as disks or rectangles, may be divided into sectors representing genre and each sector may be further divided into sub-sectors representing artists associated with each genre. The sector's relative size... Agent: Stolowitz Ford Cowger LLP

20100095214 - Device cloning method for non-programmatic interfaces: Devices, methods, and computer-readable media for cloning a device setting input from a user by aggregating a user interface based on two or more members of plurality of peripheral computing devices, e.g., multifunction peripheral rendering and/or printing devices, having a user interface where two or more members of the plurality... Agent: Michael Blaine Brooks, PC

20100095213 - System and method for providing virtual spaces for access by users via the web: A system configured to provide one or more virtual spaces that are accessible to users. The virtual spaces may be provided such that an enhanced level of interactivity between the virtual spaces and the Web, including resources that communicate with the system via the Internet (e.g., via users, websites, webpages,... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP

20100095215 - System and method for analyzing internet usage: A computer-implemented method for detecting a repetitive activity pattern is disclosed. The method may include receiving activity data. The activity data may include timing information of a plurality of events. The method may also include determining a series of interval times associated with the plurality of events. The method may... Agent: Caterpillar/finnegan, Henderson, L.L.P.

20100095216 - Secure online communication through a widget on a web page: A client device requests a web page via a network, where the web page is identified by an identifier and references a widget. In response to receipt of the requested web page, the client device requests the widget referenced by the web page and presents, within the requested web page,... Agent: Dillon & Yudell LLP

20100095217 - Server-based data management system and method for mobile communication system: A server-based data management system is capable of maintaining reliable data synchronization between a server and a mobile terminal is provided. The server-based data management system and method includes at least one mobile terminal that displays at least one shortcut icon and a server that stores per-icon position information of... Agent: Docket Clerk

20100095220 - Methods and systems for providing a mini-webpage within a webpage: Methods and systems to enable an Intermediate Network Entity (INE) to modify a Web Page requested by an end-user. The modification may involve placing a Mini-Webpage designated areas of the requested Web Page. An INE may be enabled to receive a request for a Web Page, process the request, modify... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC

20100095219 - Selective history data structures: Methods and apparatuses which create and use selective history data structures are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method includes monitoring presentations accessed by a user, automatically selecting some of the presentations accessed by the user according to, at least in part, the user's access patterns, and displaying representations of the... Agent: Apple Inc./bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20100095218 - User interface monitoring in a multimedia content distribution network: A method for controlling a displayed user interface for accessing content provided by a multimedia content delivery network is disclosed. A plurality of user interface events, representing user actions during operation of the user interface, are recorded for one or more end users. The recorded user interface events include user... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Jw Attn: Patent Docketing

20100095221 - Method, apparatus and computer program product for providing configuration of a mobile device: A method for providing mobile device configuration may include a processor and a memory storing executable instructions that in response to execution by the processor cause the apparatus to at least perform at least receiving, remote from a mobile terminal, indications of configuration information defining appearance related features for a... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP

20100095222 - Method, apparatus and system for coordinated content distribution workflow: A method, apparatus and system for coordinated content distribution include identifying a respective content type and a destination for the content to be distributed, selecting a respective packaging service for packaging the content based on at least the content type and selecting a respective delivery service for distribution of the... Agent: Robert D. Shedd, Patent Operations Thomson Licensing LLC

20100095223 - Reconfiguring a collaboration event: An event management system is configured to host a collaboration event that includes first and second event endpoints that provide respective first and second sets of audio/visual (A/V) media streams to respective first and second sets of attendees during the first event. The event management system is configured to, while... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100095224 - Method and computer-readable medium for navigating between attachments to electronic mail messages: A method and computer-readable medium are provided for navigation between attachments to electronic mail messages. According to the method, a list of e-mail messages is displayed that includes header information associated with each of the messages. When one of the messages in the list is selected, a determination is made... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100095225 - Interactive system and method: A system and method to interactively connect real entities (object or person) to virtual entities or representation thereof and share information therebetween is provided. Moreover, the virtual entities are linked, via a network and/or via a wireless network-enabled device to their real life counterparts. Hence, the system allows, via the... Agent: Brouillette & Partners

20100095226 - Method and system to pre-fetch data in a network: A system and method of pre-fetching data in a network includes displaying first data to a user, the first data being upstream of other data in a data flow. Before receiving a request from the user to view a second data, retrieving the second data and storing the retrieved second... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg, Woessner & Kluth, P.A.

20100095228 - Apparatus and method for providing user interface based on structured rich media data: An apparatus and method are provided for providing a structured rich media-based User Interface (UI) for producing situation-adaptive UI with a structured UI format composed of the rich media data including diverse multimedia and interactions. AUI UI format is created that includes a header and scene data. The header contains... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP

20100095227 - Display apparatus and user interface display method thereof: A display apparatus and a user interface display method of the display apparatus are provided. The display apparatus classifies menu items of a service menu or an OSD menu according to the frequency of use of the menu items, generates icons corresponding to the classified menu items, and displays the... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100095230 - Data-driven interface for managing materials: Embodiments of the invention provide system and methods for organizing, browsing and editing materials stored in a computer system. The system is configured to dynamically create an organizational structure for the materials according to classification groups specified by the creator of each stored material. Additionally, the system is configured to... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.

20100095229 - Graphical user interface for glucose monitoring system: Graphical user interfaces (GUIs) for a medical device such as a blood glucose meter, systems and methods are provided. Embodiments include GUIs in which a user may navigate between icons and select certain display outputs which summarize all or certain glucose data over particular time periods. In certain embodiments, animated... Agent: Abbott Diabetes Care Inc. Bozicevic, Field & Francis LLP

20100095231 - Method and system for providing customized regional maps: A method for customizing a map is provided. The method includes receiving a query for a portion of a map, and determining a predetermined region of interest (ROI) map tile included in the portion of the map. The predetermined ROI map tile indicates information associated with a category. The method... Agent: Yahoo C/o Mofo Palo Alto

20100095232 - Calculating and plotting statistical data: Calculating and plotting statistical data in a control system. At least some of the illustrative embodiments are a systems comprising a flow computer configured to monitor a physical process external to the processing unit, a historian unit coupled to the flow computer by way of a computer network (the historian... Agent: Conley Rose, P.C. David A. Rose

20100095233 - Device, system and computer implemented method to display and process technical data for a device in an industrial control system: A method, device and system to retrieve and display technical data for an industrial device supervised by a computer program for control, configuration or condition monitoring in an industrial or commercial plant. In particular to use of a display member to provide a graphical user interface for manipulating data for,... Agent: Venable LLP

20100095234 - Multi-touch motion simulation using a non-touch screen computer input device: A method of multi-touch portable electronic device simulation using a non-touchscreen computer input device. The method includes entering a multi-touch simulation mode; recording a first touch motion and a second touch motion using the non-touchscreen computer input device; rendering the recorded first touch motion and second touch motion as a... Agent: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

20100095235 - Enterprise information security management software used to prove return on investment of security projects and activities using interactive graphs: Asset security is tracked and managed by the system. In a specific implementation, assets are entered into the system. The system automates gathering security information about the asset by, for example, sending out surveys and aggregating the responses. The system performs a security gap analysis by comparing the responses against... Agent: Aka Chan LLP

20100095237 - Method and system for displaying one or more commercial content to a user within a window displaying an email content: The present invention relates to a system and method for displaying one or more commercial content to a user within a window displaying an email content. The method comprises retrieving the one or more commercial content from an ad server. A notification is received when a user performs a user... Agent: Husch Blackwell Sanders, LLP Husch Blackwell Sanders LLP Welsh & Katz

20100095236 - Methods and apparatus for automated aesthetic transitioning between scene graphs: There are provided methods and apparatus for automated aesthetic transitioning between scene graphs. An apparatus for transitioning from at least one active viewpoint in a first scene graph to at least one active viewpoint in a second scene graph includes an object state determination device, an object matcher, a transition... Agent: Robert D. Shedd, Patent Operations Thomson Licensing LLC

20100095240 - Card metaphor for activities in a computing device: In various embodiments, a card metaphor is established, in which each activity can be represented within an area of the screen referred to as a card. In various embodiments, any of several display modes are available for viewing, interacting with, manipulating, initiating, and dismissing cards. A persistent positional relationship can... Agent: Raubvogel Law Office

20100095238 - Device, method, computer program product and user interface for enabling a user to vary which items are displayed to the user: An electronic device comprising: a display that is controllable to display at least a portion of an arrangement of items; and a user input that is usable to select a first subset of the arrangement of items and is usable to scroll the selected first subset within the displayed portion... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP

20100095239 - Scrollable preview of content: Some embodiments provide a method for displaying content. The method provides a first display area for displaying content and receiving modifications to the content. The method provides a second display area for displaying a preview of the content. In some embodiments, a modification to the content automatically causes a corresponding... Agent: Adeli & Tollen, LLP

20100095241 - Display system, network interactive display device, terminal, and control program: A technique for presenting display screens of a plurality terminals connected to a network on a multi-window screen of a display screen of a display device. A communication unit receives image data captured and then sent by each terminal having a screen capture function. A display control unit controls an... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100095242 - Automated data delivery systems: The Automated Data Delivery Systems (ADDS) are two delivery systems designed to either deliver specific data to customer computers over a network, e.g., the Internet, or from one application program to another. In both cases the user computer requesting data delivery can either have a special automatic data reception capability... Agent: Dunlap Codding, P.C.

20100095243 - Menu promotions user interface: A computer implemented method is disclosed. The method includes determining, at a set-top box device, that a plurality of menu items in a menu includes a particular menu item associated with a content item that is to be promoted when displaying the plurality of menu items in the menu. The... Agent: At & T Legal Department - Toler Attn: Patent Docketing

20100095244 - Method for representing animated menu buttons: Optical storage media often contain data structures for a menu suitable for selection of a title, a chapter, a parameter or others. Such menus usually comprise a number of buttons to be displayed, with each button having a state. Possible states of buttons are “unselected”, “selected” or “activated”. According to... Agent: Robert D. Shedd, Patent Operations Thomson Licensing LLC

20100095245 - Automotive user interface for a ventilation system of a motor vehicle: An automotive user interface for controlling the temperature, the distribution and of the air flow rate in a ventilation system of a motor vehicle. The automotive user interface comprises: a touch-sensitive control display unit, which comprises light-emitter diodes structured for providing a visual representation of temperatures that can be set... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.

20100095246 - Knowledge gathering methods and systems for transforming product descriptions into process networks: Methods and systems for automated, local product classification through knowledge engineering aided by visual representation of the product may be combined with some targeted queries. A library of product descriptions, particularly, print product descriptions, are visualized and custom document visualizations can be created and added. Products in the library can... Agent: Xerox Corporation C/o Ortiz & Lopez, PLLC

20100095247 - Data-driven interface for managing materials: Embodiments of the invention provide system and methods for organizing, browsing and editing materials stored in a computer system. The system is configured to dynamically create an organizational structure for the materials according to classification groups specified by the creator of each stored material. Additionally, the system is configured to... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.

20100095248 - Desktop icon management and grouping using desktop containers: A set of desktop icons on a graphical user interface (GUI) desktop can be selected, which marks the icons as being associated with a desktop container. In the GUI, a visual depiction that the selected desktop icons are associated with the desktop container can occur. The desktop container can be... Agent: Patents On Demand, P.A. Ibm-rsw

20100095249 - Computer-readable storage medium having stored game program therein, and game apparatus: Based on operation information obtained from an operating device for pointing to a position on a screen of a display device, a pointing position to which the operating device points is repeatedly calculated. Next, a change amount of the pointing position is calculated. Then, whether or not the change amount... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, P.C.

20100095250 - Facilitating interaction with an application: An apparatus for facilitating interaction with an application includes a memory and logic. The memory stores image data generated by an instance of an application. The logic repeats the following for each user of a number of users: receives a sensor signal representing a gesture performed by a user and... Agent: Baker Botts LLP

20100095251 - Linkage between motion sensing and position applications in a portable communication device: Criteria for movement of a mobile communication device that can be initiated by the user are defined. A criterion can be stored as a data characteristic in device memory. Motion of the device can be sensed to determine, by the device controller, whether sensed motion meets the defined criterion. The... Agent: Snyder, Clark, Lesch & Chung, LLP

  
04/08/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. category listing, related patent applications

20100088581 - Document management system for transferring a plurality of documents: The subject application is directed to managing electronic documents in associated data storage areas. User identification is received and indicia of data storage areas is displayed. Storage selection is received from the user to store incoming electronic documents. A storage area is then designated in accordance with the received selection... Agent: Tucker Ellis & West LLP

20100088582 - Talking paper authoring tools: A range of unified software authoring tools for creating a talking paper application for integration in an end user platform are described herein. The authoring tools are easy to use and are interoperable to provide an easy and cost-effective method of creating a talking paper application. The authoring tools provide... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC

20100088583 - System and method for bookmarking and auto-tagging a content item based on file type: The present invention is directed towards systems and methods for bookmarking and tagging content items such as media files with user-defined tag information and system-defined tag information based on file types. Utilizing tag information, a user of a bookmarking and tagging service provider can easily search for and retrieve links... Agent: Yahoo! Inc. C/o Ostrow Kaufman & Frankl LLP

20100088584 - Methods and systems for processing a document in a print-production system: In an embodiment, a digital document production system may include a processor, a processor-readable storage medium in communication with the processor and an output device in communication with the processor. The processor-readable storage medium may include one or more programming instructions for identifying a file list comprising a plurality of... Agent: Pepper Hamilton LLP

20100088585 - Techniques for validating multimedia forms: Techniques for creating and processing electronic forms that include at least one field that is configured to accept multimedia information as input. Techniques are provided for creating an electronic form comprising at least one field that is configured to accept multimedia information. Techniques are provided for specifying and associating a... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20100088587 - Method and apparatus for providing inter-version document compatibility: A method and an apparatus for providing inter-version document compatibility. The apparatus includes: a conversion stack which includes differentiation models between data models of different versions of an application; and a conversion module for converting between documents of different versions of the application by using the conversion stack, so as... Agent: Ibm Corporation, T.j. Watson Research Center

20100088586 - Method and system of production and/or automatic conversion from heterogeneous content of at least one page make-up for achieving the fastest read with maximum retention: A method and system of automatic production from heterogeneous content assembles text, table and/or image information content, at least one visual composition of page(s) for faster reading with maximum retention, in particular for a reader or user or a specific group of readers or users. The method includes: a) defining... Agent: Young & Thompson

20100088588 - Method and device for processing documents on the basis of enriched schemas and corresponding decoding method and device: This application proposes an enrichment to XML component-based languages, such as WSDL, Relax NG. This enrichment is based on a schema extension for expressing links. Two types of links are distinguished, those to another components (enrichment links) and those to particular entities (simple links). This additional information provides improved binary... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100088589 - Method and system for detecting original document of web document, method and system for providing history information of web document for the same: A method for detecting an original document of a web document, which is able to thwart manipulation of generation time of the web document. The method for detecting an original document of a web document comprises receiving history information on the generation or modification of web documents; filtering the web... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20100088590 - Methods and apparatus for generating a dynamic document: A dynamic document generator system and method provides a web- based visual editor which includes a drag-and-drop mechanism structured to facilitate generation of a markup language version of a dynamic document including data indicative of a dynamic field. The markup language version of the dynamic document is then converted to... Agent: K&l Gates LLP

20100088591 - Vertical content on small display devices: A technique, method, apparatus, computer program product, and system are described for vertically displaying text of content items on small display devices. In some implementations, individual characters (e.g., Chinese, Japanese or Korean characters) of text can be displayed vertically in one or more left-hand or right-hand columns of a display.... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100088592 - Layout processing method, layout processing apparatus, and storage medium: A document editing apparatus capable of reducing the total number of pages of a document includes an area generation unit configured to generate a blank area including margins of a document as its objects, an area editing prohibition unit configured to prohibit deletion of blank areas designated by a user... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100088593 - X-ray image reception system: When a reception unit in an X-ray image reception system receives an image and additional information for the image from an X-ray image transmission system, the received additional information is sent to a resend setting determination unit. The resend setting determination unit determines a resend setting based on the received... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100088594 - Thumbnail display method and image forming apparatus: A thumbnail display method is provided, which includes receiving a selection of an XML paper specification (XPS) file, receiving a preview command for the selected XPS file, analyzing a structure of the XPS file, and displaying thumbnail information regarding a plurality of thumbnails contained in the XPS file according to... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP

20100088596 - Method and system for displaying an image on a handheld electronic communication device: A method and method for displaying an image via a graphical user interface on a touch-sensitive display of an electronic device includes detecting a predetermined relation between a selection tool and the image. The image is panned in response to movement of the selection tool along the touch-sensitive display. The... Agent: Rim

20100088595 - Method of tracking touch inputs: For a multitouch input configuration, tracking touch inputs includes calculating a first center position corresponding to two touch points along a first axis for a first frame, detecting variation of the first center position from the first frame to a second frame, and determining a gesture type according to the... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100088598 - Function execution method and mobile terminal operating with the same: A function execution method and a mobile terminal operating with the function execution method are provided for quickly executing a function of an application. The function execution method includes displaying an application screen of an application running in the mobile terminal, capturing the application screen in response to a command,... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20100088597 - Method and apparatus for configuring idle screen of portable terminal: The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for configuring an idle screen of a portable terminal which is capable of adaptively configuring the idle screen according to the use mode of the portable terminal of a user based on a preset widget set. A method of configuring an... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20100088599 - Electronic device, computer readable medium, and help display method: An electronic device comprising: a display unit configured to display a setting menu; an operation unit configured to receive an operation from a user; an operation detection unit configured to detects the operation received by the operation unit; a timer unit configured to measure an elapsed time that has elapsed... Agent: Dykema Gossett PLLC

20100088600 - Redirection of an avatar: The invention provides a method, system, and program product for redirecting an avatar within a virtual universe or between virtual universes. In one embodiment, the invention includes identifying a region within a virtual universe that an avatar is attempting to access, determining whether the region is available to the avatar,... Agent: Hoffman Warnick LLC

20100088601 - Providing help information: A computer-implemented method for providing content includes extracting preconfigured content from an application; selecting, from second content associated with the application, a plurality of portions of the second content using the extracted preconfigured content; ranking the plurality of portions based at least in part on the preconfigured content; and associating... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100088602 - Multi-application control: Multi-application control is described. In embodiment(s), multiple media applications can be processed to generate a media content output from each of the media applications. The media content outputs from the media applications can be displayed together on a display device. A control input can be received to initiate a change... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100088604 - Information storage medium, computer terminal, and change method: A computer terminal changes the non-evaluation property of one of the reference timings to the evaluation property based on a result of the evaluation conducted by comparing one of the reference timings having the evaluation property with the timing of the input performed by the operator.... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100088603 - Medical patient device: A medical patient device having a medical measurement unit for detecting and processing analysis-specific signals, a computer unit, a user interface, a configuration data interface for receiving configuration files and having a memory unit, wherein the medical patient device is arranged and adapted so that by means of the user... Agent: Roche Diagnostics Operations Inc.

20100088605 - System and method for automatic improvement of electronic presentations: A system and method for improving electronic presentations is provided. The system may automatically improve an electronic presentation. An input presentation may be analyzed and various parameters may be computed. Based on text and/or other analysis, images and/or other objects may be selected to be included in a generated electronic... Agent: Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer, LLP

20100088606 - Image processing system, server apparatus, client apparatus, control method, and storage medium: An image processing system includes a server apparatus and a client apparatus connected to each other via a network. The client apparatus inputs text and pieces of font attribute information and transmits the text and information to the server apparatus. The server apparatus stores pieces of rendering shape information of... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100088607 - System and method for maintaining context sensitive user: A system and method for resolving topically relevant contacts for a user is provided. One example embodiment provides for a method including acts of presenting, within a web page, a communication list with content that is presented to various user based at least in part on the users being associated... Agent: Lando & Anastasi, LLP

20100088609 - Management apparatus, image forming apparatus, and service processing method: According to an instruction by a manager, information about the image forming apparatus to be monitored is set with the management server. A communication test is conducted between the management server and the image forming apparatus. The management server confirms an ID of the image forming apparatus. Subsequently, upon receiving... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100088608 - Online community building portal system, methods of operation, and storage medium: A system, method, and storage medium for an online community building portal, including at least one contributor, where the contributor produces and submits content localized for a particular geographic area which is then reviewed by at least one editor who is familiar with the particular geographic area; at least one... Agent: HulseyIPIntellectual Property Lawyers, P.C.

20100088610 - Methods, systems, devices and computer program products for collecting and sharing selected personal data: Methods, systems, devices and computer program products obtain and share personal data of celebrities and others over a communications network. The methods include; (a) electronically capturing personal data associated with a plurality of celebrities; (b) electronically storing the captured data in a database of electronic personal data records, the records... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Mb Attn: Patent Docketing

20100088611 - User interface (ui) control for attestation process: Methods and apparatus involve attestation of items, such as user profiles, roles, assets, etc. In a computing environment, a compliance administrator initiates an attestation process, including specifying particular attributes of a user that require attestation. A workflow is launched to present the user with a workflow form in a browser... Agent: King & Schickli, PLLC

20100088612 - Method and system for displaying web page: Disclosed is a method for displaying a web page. According to the method, upon receiving a data block including web page display data from a server, a client stores a data block identifier and a correspondence relationship between the data block identifier and the data block. The client then uses... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC

20100088613 - Voice response unit proxy utilizing dynamic web interaction: A system, method and program product for providing a voice response unit (VRU) proxy. A system is provided that includes: a graphical user interface (GUI) for dynamically displaying information from a VRU and for receiving data from a user; a system for initiating a call with the VRU; and a... Agent: Ibm Corporation

20100088614 - Just-in-time media delivery system: The present system is a “just-in-time” approach that locates an online video file when it is requested by an online or mobile application, transfers it from the Web server, transcodes it, and serves it to the mobile handset in the appropriate format, speed, frame-size, and streaming method. Latency is low,... Agent: Dla Piper US LLP

20100088615 - Information processing device, control method, and recording medium that records control program: An information processing device includes a browsing unit that displays provision information provided from a server on a display unit, a highlighted display unit that adds a highlighted display to the provision information displayed on the display unit, a coordinate information calculation unit that analyzes an area added with the... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100088617 - Album creating apparatus, method, and program: Thumbnails of images including proper photographed dates are sorted for each image selection unit “days” and displayed on a display unit (15) of an album creating apparatus, and from the thumbnails sorted for each image selection unit “days”, the user is made to select thumbnails of arbitrary images to be... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100088616 - Text entry method and display apparatus using the same: A text entry method and a display apparatus applying the same are provided. In the text entry method, one emoticon is selected from an emoticon set, and a text string corresponding to the selected emoticon is then entered. Therefore, it is possible for a user to enter text more conveniently.... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100088618 - Developing user interface element settings: Various example embodiments are disclosed. According to an example embodiment, a computer-implemented method may include receiving user interface guidelines via an editor graphical user interface, generating extensible-markup language (XML) guideline data based on the received user interface guidelines, presenting a prototyping graphical user interface with user interface element options based... Agent: Brake Hughes Bellermann LLP

20100088621 - Graphically representing content relationships on a surface of graphical object: A collection of data stored in a computer-readable storage medium is provided, and a plurality of portions of the collection are associated with corresponding identifiers that are associated with positions of an object to be rendered. User selections of positions on the surface of the object are received. The portions... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100088619 - Interactive visualisation design time: What is described is a method and system for development of interactive user interfaces. The interfaces provide visualization environment and the opportunity for creating visual applications with minimal coding. A scene is selected from a scene catalogue and a visualization object is selected and displayed on the scene. A data... Agent: Sap Ag

20100088620 - System and method for control of television usage: Embodiments include a system and method of controlling usage of televisions or other media devices, including controlling access to content on such devices. For example, one embodiment includes a method of controlling access to multimedia content. The method includes identifying multimedia content to be accessed, identifying a viewer of the... Agent: Knobbe, Martens, Olson, & Bear, LLP

20100088622 - Method of relocating and displaying notification icon on a computer system and related device: A method of relocating a notification icon corresponding to a notification area displayed on a computer screen includes providing a display window displayed on the screen, hooking messages inputted to or outputted from the notification area, obtaining icon information and function information of the notification icon according to the hooked... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100088623 - Operational support computer program and operational assitance computer system: An operational support computer program makes a processing means execute (1) receiving a command to change an input focus status of an operation subject information and/or an operation subject scope, (2) changing an input focus status as a part of the operation subject scope information and/or an operation subject scope... Agent: Apex Juris, PLLC

20100088624 - Animation tool: An animation tool which is configured to enable a user to generate one or more animations for subsequent execution on a computer platform is described. The animation tool provides a plurality of graphical integers which a user can use to generate an animation. The graphical integers are divisible into graphical... Agent: Seyfarth Shaw LLP

20100088626 - Dynamic alteration of input mode on touch screen device: A mobile electronic device includes a touch sensitive display and enables text input to be provided in either a reduced keyboard ambiguous text input mode or in a full keyboard unambiguous text input mode and advantageously enables uncommitted text entered in the ambiguous input mode to be automatically committed when... Agent: Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC

20100088625 - Tablet pc and full-screen keyboard window display method thereof: A tablet PC includes a processing unit and a display panel. The display panel is controlled by the processing unit and for displaying an application program window and selectively displaying a full-screen keyboard window of which the transparency is higher than the transparency of the application program window.... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20100088627 - Method for loading and displaying different process displays on a user interface of an industrial control system: A method for providing an improved user navigation interface for an industrial control system. The system includes a computer and a display device and a computer implemented workplace application. The system also includes a plurality of process control interfaces displayed on the display device. The process control interfaces include one... Agent: Venable LLP

20100088628 - Live preview of open windows: A method may be performed by a device having a display and multiple open applications. The method may include displaying a toolbar on a portion of the display, the toolbar including a menu of items, where each item corresponds to an open application window associated with one of the open... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP

20100088629 - Method, apparatus and system of processing correlated keywords: The present disclosure discloses a method, an apparatus and a system of processing related keywords. The method includes: receive a primary keyword inputted by a user; form a spliced URL for requesting related keywords based on the primary keyword; establish a link between an embedded window object in a current... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC

20100088630 - Content aware adaptive display: Content aware adaptive display is described. In embodiment(s), a media image can be displayed on an integrated display of a media device. The media device can detect that a display device is proximate the media device, determine a display orientation for the media image at the display device, and communicate... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100088631 - Interactive metro guide map and portal system, methods of operation, and storage medium: A system, method, and storage medium for an interactive metro guide map, including a computer connected to a remote computer via a network connection, and capable of transmitting a map with color coded markers representing points of interest (“POI”). Each color is indicative of a particular category or genre of... Agent: HulseyIPIntellectual Property Lawyers, P.C.

20100088632 - Method and handheld electronic device having dual mode touchscreen-based navigation: A method and touchscreen-based handheld electronic device having dual navigation modes are provided. In accordance with one embodiment, there is provided a handheld electronic device, comprising: a controller; a touchscreen display connected to the controller; the controller being configured for displaying on the touchscreen display a graphical user interface (GUI)... Agent: Ridout & Maybee LLP

20100088633 - Information processing apparatus and method, and program: An information processing apparatus is provided which includes a display unit 110 for displaying an image on a screen based on image data, a contact and proximity detection unit 161 for detecting contact or proximity between a subject of operation and the surface of the display unit, a covered time... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100088634 - Multi-window management apparatus and program, storage medium and information processing apparatus: A multi-window management apparatus includes: an activating icon display unit for displaying activating icons 60, 62, 64 and 66 on a display screen 56; a window display unit opening, when activating icon 64 is designated, a window 72 corresponding to activating icon 64 next to activating icon 64; and a... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100088635 - Methods of manipulating a screen space of a display device: Methods to manipulate a screen space of a display device are disclosed. A plurality of application windows of a plurality of applications are displayed on a screen space. At least a first application and a second application are executing to display a plurality of windows. A user interface of system... Agent: Apple Inc./bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20100088636 - Method and system for providing in-line scheduling in an on-demand service: In accordance with embodiments, there are provided mechanisms and methods for providing in-line scheduling in an on-demand service in a database system. These mechanisms and methods for providing in-line scheduling can enable embodiments to provide a multi-tenant database that stores client scheduling information, client customer contact information, and enables drag... Agent: David Lewis

20100088637 - Display control device and display control method: A display control device to control settings of a display is provided. The display control device comprises a photo sensor, a determining module and a controller. The photo sensor detects a user hand at different timings to generate a plurality of images. The determining module analyzes the images to generate... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100088638 - Geographic information system and method of use thereof: A geographic information system includes a server having a geographical user interface for communicating over a computer network, a database having location-specific information, and a website in communication with the database for accessing location-specific information. The geographic information system further includes a web page configured to display location-specific information, wherein... Agent: Macmillan Sobanski & Todd, LLC

20100088639 - Method and handheld electronic device having a graphical user interface which arranges icons dynamically: A method and handheld electronic device having a graphical user interface which arranges icons dynamically are provided. In accordance with one embodiment, there is provided a method for providing an icon menu with dynamic icon arrangement within a graphical user interface (GUI) displayed on a display screen of a handheld... Agent: Ridout & Maybee LLP

20100088641 - Method and apparatus for managing lists using multi-touch: A list managing method and apparatus that manage a list of content in a portable terminal having a touch screen according to multi-touch signals are disclosed. The method includes: detecting multi-touch signals input to a list on a touch screen; determining whether the multi-touch signals are input for a period... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20100088640 - Method and electrical device for displaying data to a user: In a number of embodiments, a method of displaying data to a user includes: (a) displaying an ordered list, wherein the ordered list includes: (1) at least a first letter of a first entry of at least two entries of data; and (2) at least one character appended after the... Agent: Bryan Cave LLP

20100088643 - Display apparatus, display method, program and storage medium: An apparatus and method provides different animations or effects when screens of different groups of icons are switched. This technique prevents a user for mistakenly assuming that icons on different screens necessarily are related to each other, even if they occupy the same location on the screen.... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100088642 - Television set enabled player with a preview window: A graphical user interface (GUI) renderable on a television display. The GUI includes a plurality of selectable media categories, wherein the plurality of selectable media categories includes at least one selectable media item. The plurality of selectable media categories may include a photo media category and a music media category.... Agent: Sony C/o Murabito, Hao & Barnes LLP

20100088644 - Method and apparatus for identifying regions of interest in a medical image: In a method and apparatus for identifying regions of interest in medical images of a subject, in particular images captured by a medical imaging apparatus, such as a PET scanner, a list of voxels of the image is obtained, and sorted according to a first variable. A user-selection of an... Agent: Schiff Hardin, LLP Patent Department

20100088645 - Electronic apparatus and list display method of electronic apparatus: An electronic apparatus is provided in which, even in the case where a list of image files stored in a data folder is displayed to the user while another function is active, the list of image files can be displayed without degradation in the performance of the other function due... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20100088646 - Information processing apparatus reproducing moving image and displaying thumbnails, and information processing method thereof: A thumbnail display screen is displayed. The thumbnail display screen contains a first thumbnail array and a second thumbnail array, in which the images of two groups of frames extracted from a moving image file according to different rules are aligned in the order of appearance in the moving image.... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug LLP

20100088647 - User interface for viewing clusters of images: A method and system for providing a user interface for presenting images of clusters of an image search result is provided. The user interface system displays the search result in a cluster/view form using a cluster panel and a view panel. The cluster panel contains a cluster area for each... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP/msft

20100088648 - System, method and computer-readable medium for visual presentation of aspect of software programs: A graphical user interface (GUI) presents a primary icon in a minimal visual area of a video display screen of a computer. Selecting the primary icon directs the computer to display a line of segments, where each segment associated with one or more software programs or electronic documents. The GUI... Agent: Patrick Reilly

20100088649 - Method and system for recommending content items: A method for recommending content items of a content item data base to a user, including: broadcasting user group characteristics, wherein a respective user group characteristic is descriptive of a respective user group; receiving at a user's location the user group characteristics; assigning at the user's location the user to... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100088650 - Internet-enabled apparatus, system and methods for physically and virtually rendering three-dimensional objects: Three-dimensional object bridge between virtual and physical worlds. A method, system, apparatus and/or computer-usable medium includes steps of selecting a three-dimensional item in a first state for subsequent rendering into a second state and rendering the three-dimensional item in the second state via the three-dimensional rendering apparatus. An additional step... Agent: Ortiz & Lopez, PLLC

20100088651 - Merged tree-view ui objects: Merging user interface (UI) object trees comprising UI trees from different technologies (e.g., host and one or more guest technologies) can involve registering guest technologies with a technology adapter layer, for example, used to manage UI tree merging. Further, identifying whether a UI object can be switched from a first... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100088652 - Mouse movement using multiple thresholds utilizing linear exponential acceleration and sub-pixel precision: Moving a pointer in a graphical user interface environment is provided. An input comprising an initial delta value determined by a device driver is received from the device driver. The initial delta value is located in a data structure. A new delta value associated with the initial delta value is... Agent: Ibm Corp (ya) C/o Yee & Associates PC

20100088654 - Electronic device having a state aware touchscreen: An electronic device having a touchscreen display. A graphical user interface (GUI) is displayed on the touchscreen display that includes a user interface element displayed in a default state at a location, the user interface element being associated with a function. The user interface element is changed from the default... Agent: Ridout & Maybee LLP

20100088653 - Portable electronic device and method of controlling same: A method of controlling a portable electronic device that has a touch screen display includes rendering a graphical user interface including a plurality of selectable features, detecting a first touch event at a first location on the touch screen display, detecting a second touch event at a second location on... Agent: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

  
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20100083077 - Automated multimedia object models: Disclosed herein are systems and methods for creating multimedia presentations from presentation templates and/or multimedia object models. Detailed information on various example embodiments of the inventions are provided in the Detailed Description below, and the inventions are defined by the appended claims.... Agent: Thorpe North & Western, LLP.

20100083078 - Proxy server, and method and program for controlling same: It is so arranged that a cookie can be utilized even by a client terminal that does not support cookie information. An index.html file to which cookie information has been appended is transmitted from a web server to a proxy server. A link destination URL contained in a web page... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100083083 - Compressed table format: In some embodiments, the cell content portion of a table definition of a table of cells is specified in a prescribed order such that cell positions do not have to be explicitly specified with cell definitions in the cell content portion of the table definition. The cells of the table... Agent: Van Pelt, Yi & James LLP And Apple Computer, Inc.

20100083084 - Creating electronic data interchange relationships: Disclosed services, methods, systems, networks, and software media for facilitating the creation of data structures to enable a pair of enterprises to exchange documents such as business documents may enable a user to specify values for a set of parameters associated with an exchange of a business document between an... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Jw Attn: Patent Docketing

20100083079 - Formula display and search: In some embodiments, a spreadsheet application provides an option for collectively displaying the formulas associated with a set of cells in a separate view. In some embodiments, the view provides an option to search within the formulas (and/or other content) provided by the view. In some embodiments, a find and... Agent: Van Pelt, Yi & James LLP And Apple Computer, Inc.

20100083082 - Locking spreadsheet cells: In some embodiments, an option to lock one or more associated cells is provided with respect to each different group of cells in a single sheet of a spreadsheet application. One or more locked cells of a group of cells do not scroll out of view at least while a... Agent: Van Pelt, Yi & James LLP And Apple Computer, Inc.

20100083081 - Multi-level naming of grouped data: Multi-level naming of grouped data is disclosed. In some embodiments, a specification of a plurality of levels of headers with respect to at least one dimension of a group of cells is received, and header cell values of header cells comprising the plurality of levels of headers are enabled to... Agent: Van Pelt, Yi & James LLP And Apple Computer, Inc.

20100083085 - System and method for management of common decentralized applications data and logic: l

20100083080 - Whole table referencing: Whole table referencing without explicit cell ranges is disclosed. In some embodiments, an identifier associated with a table may be employed as a table reference that refers to at least all body cells of the table. In some embodiments, such an identifier remains a valid table reference that refers to... Agent: Van Pelt, Yi & James LLP And Apple Computer, Inc.

20100083086 - Providing spreadsheet features: Heuristic based feature degradation and/or restoration is disclosed. In some embodiments, providing a feature with respect to a set of cells includes determining that a degradation threshold associated with the feature is satisfied with respect to the set of cells and at least partially degrading the feature for the set... Agent: Van Pelt, Yi & James LLP And Apple Computer, Inc.

20100083088 - Defining custom formats: Defining custom cell formats is disclosed. In some embodiments, in response to receiving an indication of a selection of an option to define a custom cell format, a user interface to define the custom cell format is provided, wherein a format element in a definition of the custom cell format... Agent: Van Pelt, Yi & James LLP And Apple Computer, Inc.

20100083087 - Rendering common cell formatting for adjacent cells: Rendering common cell formatting for adjacent cells is disclosed. In some embodiments, when rendering cells, a set of adjacent cells that have at least one type of cell formatting in common is identified, and the at least one type of cell formatting is rendered as a single entity rather than... Agent: Van Pelt, Yi & James LLP And Apple Computer, Inc.

20100083089 - Token representation of references and function arguments: A token representation of references and function arguments is disclosed. In some embodiments, an indication that a formula is being entered into a cell is received, and references and/or function arguments in the formula, if any, are represented as tokens. Each token comprises an atomic user interface object. In various... Agent: Van Pelt, Yi & James LLP And Apple Computer, Inc.

20100083090 - Context sensitive computations: Context sensitive computations in a spreadsheet application are disclosed. In some embodiments, semantics with respect to various spreadsheet operations are specified for each of a plurality of number formats in a spreadsheet application. The semantics associated with a particular number format specify behavior for values of that number format with... Agent: Van Pelt, Yi & James LLP And Apple Computer, Inc.

20100083091 - Dynamic text escaping: In some embodiments, text that includes one or more prescribed characters is represented on a pasteboard in a plurality of representations, including an escaped representation that escapes the one or more prescribed characters so that a format of the text can be preserved when the text is pasted into a... Agent: Van Pelt, Yi & James LLP And Apple Computer, Inc.

20100083092 - Dynamic schema creation: In a database application executing on a computer system, a database table view is represented by a structured object located on a storage device coupled to the computer system. Responsive to a user pasting content (e.g., spreadsheet data) onto the view of the table, the database application determines if the... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100083093 - Content conversion system and computer program: A content conversion system of the present invention includes a divider that determines a division point in content data using a determination reference based on a distance (content distance) on a data description between content components in the content data, and divides the content data based on the determination result,... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20100083094 - Handling unhandled raster operations in a document conversion: The conversion of a document of a first format that supports a set of raster operations into a document of a second format that does not support one or more unhandled raster operations of the set of raster operations is disclosed. For example, one disclosed embodiment comprises locating a region... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100083095 - Method for extracting data from web pages: Embodiments of the invention describe a computer-implemented method for extracting data from web pages. During a learning stage, the embodiments receive a template web page represented by a template Document Object Model (DOM) and select a record node, which is a root node of a sub-tree of the template DOM... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.

20100083098 - Streaming information that describes a webpage: Techniques to stream information describing a webpage are described. In an implementation, a webpage having a plurality of objects is accessed over a network. As changes are made to the webpage, elements describing changes to objects within the webpage are generated and streamed to an application. In another implementation, a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100083097 - System and method for determining the data model used to create a web page: A system for determining the data used to create a web page includes a web server configured to generate a web page, the web page comprising at least one content object, a content management system coupled to the web server and a content manifest provided by the web server, the... Agent: Michael J. Tempel Smith Frohwein Tempel

20100083096 - Visualizing content positioning within a document using layers: It can be difficult to predict what the layout of a document will be if the document contains several content elements, some of which are associated with different positioning schemes. In one embodiment, elements are shown in different layers based on their positioning schemes. For example, a first layer includes... Agent: Apple/fenwick

20100083099 - Xml streaming parsing with dom instances: An apparatus, method, and program product are provided for parsing a document. A match point tuple is passed to a parser instance. The match point tuple comprises a match point. The parser instance stream parses an XML stream. In response to a match point statement in the XML stream matching... Agent: Ibm Corporation Intellectual Property Law

20100083100 - Method and system for validation of structured documents: A method and apparatus for validation of structured documents are provided. The method includes searching a fast parser for an instance of a structured document. Further, the method includes parsing the instance by using the fast parser, if the fast parser is available. If no fast parser is available, the... Agent: Trellis Intellectual Property Law Group, PC

20100083101 - Methods of coding and decoding a structured document, and the corresponding devices: A structured document is coded as a bit stream. The structured document can be described in Extensible Markup Language (XML). The structured document can be decoded to access a subpart of the document. Hierarchized events included in the structured document are coded as corresponding events using at least one encoding... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100083102 - Online content editing of dynamic websites: Techniques for improved methods for editing dynamic web pages or other online content are disclosed. In one embodiment, a user, such as an administrator, can access a web page via a local client application (e.g., web browser) and can edit the web page without knowledge of the configuration by which... Agent: Technology & Innovation Law Group, PC

20100083103 - Phrase generation using part(s) of a suggested phrase: Real-time query expansion (RTQE) is a process of supplementing an original query with addition terms or expansion choices that are ranked according to some figure of merit and presented while users are still formulating their queries. As disclosed herein, phrases may be presented and one or more terms of a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100083104 - Electronic apparatus with dictionary function: When the up-down pagefeed key is pressed in a state where each entry word read from the dictionary is sorted in a specific character order (in alphabetic order or in order of the Japanese syllabary) according to the corresponding language and displayed as an entry word list in the entry... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP

20100083105 - Document modification by a client-side application: A method for modifying a document at a client-side application is disclosed. The method involves receiving a user-requested document at a client-side application from a server; querying a database by the client-side application with entities in the user-requested document, where at least one entity is associated with entity information stored... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker LLP/yahoo! Inc.

20100083106 - Information processing apparatus, message display system, message display method, and recording medium: According to one embodiment, a computer is an information processing apparatus which is connectable to a server apparatus via a network. The computer includes an HDD which stores the model information of the information processing apparatus, a network controller which transmits the model information stored in the HDD to the... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20100083107 - Method and system of providing information during content breakpoints in a virtual universe: The present invention is directed to a system and method for providing information during content breakpoints in a virtual universe. The system comprises a placement engine configured to detect a content breakpoint within a virtual universe, which is defined as at least one of a login process, a logoff process,... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20100083110 - Human-machine interface having multiple touch display navigation capabilities: A Human-Machine Interface (HMI) system comprises a user interface and a processing system. The user interface displays a plurality of machine systems in an automation environment having a plurality of automation information, displays an information menu indicating a plurality of information types associated with the plurality of machine systems, receives... Agent: Rockwell Automation, Inc/sr

20100083111 - Manipulation of objects on multi-touch user interface: Embodiments related to the manipulation of objects on a multi-touch graphical user interface are disclosed. For example, in one disclosed embodiment, a method of operating a multi-touch graphical user interface on a computing device comprises displaying a group of objects on the graphical user interface in a group representation, receiving... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100083109 - Method for handling interactions with multiple users of an interactive input system, and interactive input system executing the method: A method for handling a user request in a multi-user interactive input system comprises receiving a user request to perform an action from one user area defined on a display surface of the interactive input system and prompting for input from at least one other user via at least one... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP (c/o Patent Administrator)

20100083108 - Touch-screen device having soft escape key: A touch-screen device has a processor operatively coupled to a memory for storing and executing an application, and a touch-sensitive display screen for receiving a touch input for triggering a displaying of an escape key on the display screen. The displaying of the escape key can be triggered by touching... Agent: Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP (rim)

20100083112 - Managing virtual universe avatar behavior ratings: Inappropriate behavior, such as harassment, expletive laden communications, violence or sexually explicit behavior in a virtual universe (VU) can lead to negative experiences for VU users. Younger users of a VU can be more susceptible to inappropriate behavior than adult users. A VU system can monitor behavior and associate behavior... Agent: Ibm Endicott- Delizio Gilliam, PLLC

20100083113 - Architecture for optimizing audio and video output states for multimedia devices: An architecture for automatically optimizing audio and video modes available from interconnected multimedia devices. When one multimedia device is connected with another multimedia device, the devices communicate with each other to determine the modes available from both devices. The devices then compare the different combinations of available audio and video... Agent: Robert D. Shedd, Patent Operations Thomson Licensing LLC

20100083114 - Zoom indication for stabilizing unstable video clips: A computer-implemented method for zoom indication for stabilizing unstable video clips is described. To indicate zoom, a zoom value associated with an unstable segment of a video clip is received. The zoom value represents a value by which frames of the video clip in the unstable segment need to be... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100083115 - Apparatus and method for managing media content: A method for managing media content includes storing a program received from a tuner in a storage device, outputting a plurality of first thumbnail images from the program to a display screen, extracting one or more second thumbnail images in a section of the program between a selected first thumbnail... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP

20100083116 - Information processing method and information processing device implementing user interface suitable for user operation: A volume setting icon is provided with a slider for indicating a volume increasing from left toward right. A region in a direction of lower volume relative to a position corresponding to a current value, at which the slider is displayed, is identified as a volume low region, and a... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, P.C.

20100083117 - Image processing apparatus for performing a designated process on images: With a map displayed on a displaying apparatus 6, a user touches a touch panel 16 with his or her finger to draw an operation trajectory passing through his or her desired area on the map. A user's designated area is specified based on the operation trajectory. Images shot in... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20100083118 - Tiered web conference: In a tiered web conference method and system, a presenter is able to add material of the presenter's presentation to the material of another presenter's presentation in real-time and is able to broadcast both presentations to a targeted audience. In one embodiment, a method includes receiving a secondary presentation that... Agent: Ibm Corporation

20100083119 - Configuration facility for the configuration of a time-triggered bus system: A configuration facility is presented and specified, with at least one computer unit and a display device for the configuration of a time-triggered bus system. The bus system has at least two bus nodes and a data bus connecting the bus nodes. At least one node task and at least... Agent: Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLPIPProsecution Department

20100083120 - Storage system, control program and storage system conttrol method: There is provided a storage system including one or more LDEVs, one or more processors, a local memory or memories corresponding to the processor or processors, and a shared memory, which is shared by the processors, wherein control information on I/O processing or application processing is stored in the shared... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100083121 - System and method for evaluating multiple connectivity options: This present application relates to, among other things, novel techniques to evaluate and qualify multiple networking options. A device contains multiple network connectivity options, including but not limited to various wireless and wired technologies such as Wi-Fi, 3G, WiMAX, LTE, Ethernet, Bluetooth, UWB, WHDMI, etc. Each connectivity option can be... Agent: Attn: Stephen B. Parker (wpd) Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20100083122 - Systems, methods and computer products for controlling multiple machines using a seamless user-interface to a multi-display: Controlling multiple computers is accomplished by receiving signals, in a programmable computer implemented switch, from the multiple computers indicating a current position of a cursor displayed on a first display screen associated with a first computer of the multiple computers, where applications are being controlled on the first computer and... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP-ibm Yorktown

20100083124 - System and method for aggregating web feeds relevant to a geographical locale from multiple sources: Systems and methods for aggregating web feeds relevant to a geographical locale from multiple sources are disclosed. One embodiment includes, aggregating a web feed using identifier information included in source metadata, parsing the web feed according to mapping information in the source metadata to generate a normalized web feed from... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP

20100083123 - System and method for identifying biographical subjects: A system and method for identifying subjects for biographies, including an Internet-based process implemented using web page based code. A website provides a literary process for recognizing individuals who are not famous but whose biographies may attract wide interest, and then identifying such individuals as subjects for literary works that... Agent: Wiggin And Dana LLP Attention: Patent Docketing

20100083126 - Communication apparatus and control method thereof: A communication apparatus comprises a data receiving unit, a display, a selection receiving unit and a controller. The controller is configured to acquire the content summary information via the data receiving unit and to control the display to display a plurality of titles included in the acquired content summary information... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20100083125 - Connected address book systems and methods: In an exemplary method, contacts data for a network address book is maintained, data representative of at least a portion of a local address book maintained on an access device is received over a network, and the received local address book data is used to perform at least one connected... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group

20100083127 - Multiband communication device with graphical connection interface and methods for use therewith: A communication device includes an RF transceiver for communicating first data with at least one of a plurality of remote communication devices via a first protocol and a first frequency band in a first mode of operation. A millimeter wave transceiver communicates second data with at least one of the... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20100083128 - Image editing method, image editing device, and computer readable medium for storing image editing program: An image editing method comprises: a step of acquiring identification information on each of a plurality of operation instruction units for instructing editing of an image, a step of automatically selecting one or more images for editing from a group of images to classify the one or more images into... Agent: Young & Thompson

20100083130 - Computer product, content providing apparatus, and content providing method: A computer-readable recording medium stores therein a content providing program of a content providing system that provides content of a presentation to a participant terminal. The content providing program causes the content providing system to execute acquiring attribute information concerning an attribute of a participant using the participant terminal; extracting,... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100083129 - User interface for internet advertisement: This patent discloses a system to create a template for Internet advertising utilizing a template server containing graphical user interfaces. The template server may receive instructions to retrieve a SWF object having a first image asset associated with a defined image variable. The template server additionally may receive instructions to... Agent: Stattler-suh PC

20100083131 - Method, apparatus and computer program product for providing relevance indication: An apparatus for providing relevance indication may include a processor. The processor may be configured to identify tags associated with a place. In this regard, the place may be a virtual location where information is shared. The processor may be configured to determine a relevance value for the place by... Agent: Ditthavong Mori & Steiner, P.C.

20100083132 - Preventing redirection loops during collaborative web browsing: A system for preventing redirection loops during collaborative web browsing is provided comprising: a CPU; a memory in communication with the CPU; instructions stored in the memory and executable by the CPU to prevent redirects encountered during a collaborative web browsing session, the instructions further comprising: instructions enabling a device... Agent: Ference & Associates LLC

20100083133 - E-mail delivery method, e-mail delivery system, and server used therefor: An e-mail delivery system that makes it possible (1) for the end-user of the client terminal to set up a mailbox with a customized mail theme and to receive only those e-mails that comply with the pre-specified mail theme(s), (2) that enables the end-user to easily generate a new mail... Agent: Kratz, Quintos & Hanson, LLP

20100083135 - Collaborative web navigation using document object model (dom) based document references: A system for collaborative web browsing is provided comprising: a CPU; a system memory in communication with said CPU; a display medium; and instructions stored in the system memory and executable by the CPU, the instructions comprising: enabling a device to join a collaborative web browsing session; enabling a data... Agent: Ference & Associates LLC

20100083134 - Delegation of calendar functions: A method for an electronic calendar and scheduling application to form a joined calendar during delegation of scheduling assignments includes: delegating calendar access from a first user to a second user in response to a command from the first user; wherein the first and second user maintain separate personal calendars... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP-ibm Europe

20100083136 - Joint editing of an on-line document: An editing apparatus efficiently performs cooperative editing of a document. Multiple users can edit a document in parallel using the editing apparatus which includes a screen output section, an editing screen, a section for receiving, a selection input section for inputting, and an update section for reflecting the edited content... Agent: Law Office Of Jim Boice

20100083137 - Mobile terminal and video sharing method thereof: A mobile terminal for providing a video sharing function in a multi-party call state and its video sharing method are disclosed. When a video sharing menu is selected while a user is performing individual call communication or multi-party call communication, one or a plurality of video share keys in relation... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100083140 - Method, system, and program product for variable rendering of virtual universe avatars: Avatar appearance attributes for use in rendering a first avatar within a virtual universe are associated with keys, wherein the first avatar is rendered to a second user in a virtual universe graphic user interface display with the defined appearance attribute as a function of a second avatar of the... Agent: Driggs, Hogg, Daugherty & Del Zoppo Co., L.p.a.

20100083139 - Virtual universe avatar companion: Methods, devices, program products and systems are disclosed for providing a virtual universe companion avatar for engagement with a virtual universe user avatar. In some methods a user of a virtual universe instigates a companion request. Profile data associated with the user is accessed from a data storage in response... Agent: Driggs, Hogg, Daugherty & Del Zoppo Co., L.p.a.

20100083138 - Virtual universe supervisory presence: Methods, devices and systems are provided. A virtual universe resident avatar is monitored through an associated supervisory avatar. The engagement of a user avatar representing an agent account of a user within a virtual universe is monitored for an event occurrence. As a function of detecting an event occurrence a... Agent: Driggs, Hogg, Daugherty & Del Zoppo Co., L.p.a.

20100083141 - Electronic communications dialog using sequenced digital images stored in an image dictionary: A system and method for an electronic communications dialog between a plurality of users using digital images via a web portal. The user selects a template for entering a plurality of words and associated images that constitute an initial electronic message. The user then enters a plurality of words into... Agent: Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC

20100083143 - Internet banner system with live interaction: The present invention comprises a means to conduct interactive communication, including text chat, audio chat, and video chat, from within an internet banner context. Text chat, audio chat, and video chat are provided without the need to launch an additional application, or pop-up browser window. A comprehensive list of transactional... Agent: Gearhart Law LLC

20100083142 - Presence change alert: An apparatus and a method for monitoring availability of a contact are described. The apparatus includes an interface module for receiving a selection from a user that indicates the contact to be monitored. The apparatus also includes a presence change alert manager that is coupled to the interface module and... Agent: Fenwick & West LLP

20100083146 - Image display updating system, server client system and drawing operation echo back script: A drawing operation object image and an image processing program are prepared in an HTTP server 12. The drawing operation object image is downloaded by accessing to the HTTP server 12 from a terminal unit 10. When the operator makes a drawing operation on a WEB browser screen of the... Agent: Hedman & Costigan P.C.

20100083145 - Service performance manager with obligation-bound service level agreements and patterns for mitigation and autoprotection: The disclosed Service Performance Manager is an enterprise software platform that monitors and proactively manages the health and performance of both individual and grouped services based on service level agreements, providing better visibility and control over individual and group services including, but not limited to, IT and business services. The... Agent: Baker & Mckenzie LLP Patent Department

20100083144 - System and method for scaling up an image of an article displayed on a sales promotion web page: Method and arrangement for scale-up of an image of an article displayed on a sales promotion web page is disclosed. The method includes displaying an image of an article on a sales promotion web page in a first scale. The method then includes, based on cursor-selection of the displayed image,... Agent: Apple Inc.

20100083147 - Parameter-driven data aggregator: Exemplary embodiments are disclosed for a method and system of parameterizing data aggregation performed by a data integrator executing on a computer. Aspects of the exemplary embodiment include in response to receiving business rules input from an end-user through a graphical user interface, storing the business rules as aggregation parameters... Agent: Virtual Law Partners LLP

20100083148 - Avatar appearance transformation in a virtual universe: Methods, articles of manufacture, systems, articles and programmable devices are provided for configuring a chameleon avatar in response to data associated with a target avatar within a virtual universe. In response to determining that an engagement of a chameleon avatar with a target avatar is indicated, it is determined whether... Agent: Driggs, Hogg, Daugherty & Del Zoppo Co., L.p.a.

20100083151 - Natural language based filtering: Natural language based filtering is disclosed. In some embodiments, a user interface for defining one or more filters for a group of data allows one or more parameters associated with a filter definition, including a filter condition, to at least in part be specified in natural language. In some embodiments,... Agent: Van Pelt, Yi & James LLP And Apple Computer, Inc.

20100083149 - Reply to most recent message: A computer communication system that allows a user to conveniently display the most recent received messages associated with another user, and to directly initiate composition of a reply to a selected one of those displayed messages. When the user selects the disclosed “Reply to Most Recent” user interface element, a... Agent: Lotus And Rational Software David A. Dagg, Esq.

20100083150 - User interface, device and method for providing a use case based interface: A user interface includes a controller which is configured to receive a first and a second input identifying a first and a second object associated with each an attribute. The controller is also configured to pair the attributes to determine a resulting application according to the associated attributes and execute... Agent: Perman & Green, LLP

20100083153 - Managing multimodal annotations of an image: Methods and computer readable mediums storing computer executable programs for managing multimodal annotations of an image are disclosed. A first communication channel is established between a first machine and a mobile device. A first hierarchical data structure generated by the mobile device is received at the first machine. The first... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100083152 - Weakly-typed dataflow infrastructure with standalone, configurable connections: In one embodiment, an industrial automation device having a visual component is provided that includes a user viewable screen displaying a visual representation of a first object, wherein the first object comprises a plurality of properties, connections, and text associated with the object, second object, wherein the second object comprises... Agent: Susan M. Donahue Rockwell Automation, Inc./fy

20100083154 - Apparatus, method and program for controlling drag and drop operation and computer terminal: Multiple displays are placed side by side. A key image to be drag-and-dropped is displayed on a first display. An actual drop target area into which the key image is to be dropped is displayed on the rest of the displays. The key image is held by placing a cursor... Agent: Akerman Senterfitt

20100083155 - Object search ui and dragging object results: A unique object navigation system, user interface, and method that facilitate faster and smoother navigation of objects are provided. For example, the system can generate a plurality of objects that can be rendered on a display space that spans a single page in length, thereby mitigating the need to navigate... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (microsoft Corporation)

20100083158 - Feed for enhanced web browsing: User input is received to create a bookmark in a web browser for a non-feed Uniform Resource Locator (URL). A web feed associated with the non-feed URL is determined. A subscription to the web feed is automatically created. An indication of new web content is received from the web feed.... Agent: Apple Inc./bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20100083157 - Methods, apparatuses, and computer program products for providing activity coordination information: A method, apparatus, and computer program product are provided, which may provide activity coordination information. An apparatus may include a processor configured to cause a map to be displayed in a viewing agent. The processor may be further configured to receive an indication of a selection of a location on... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP

20100083156 - Visualizing, creating and editing blending modes methods and systems: A method of creating a blending mode for blending base colors and blend colors to produce resultant colors for one or more pixels of a digital image includes displaying by a display device a relationship between a first independent variable representing the base colors and a dependent variable representing the... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20100083159 - Segmented progress indicator: A segmented progress bar is displayed for an operation including at least two steps. A segmented progress indicator displays a separate section for each step indicating the progress of the step. The display of the progress of each section is displayed at an approximately constant rate. Thus, the segmented progress... Agent: Dorsey & Whitney LLP On Behalf Of Echostar Technologies, L.L.C.

20100083160 - System and method for a demand driven lean production control system: A system and method is disclosed providing visualization of a production control framework. The system includes a storage medium stored therein one or more user interfaces providing a visual representation of one or more graphical elements representing one or more entities, the one or more entities comprising one or more... Agent: I2 Technologies Us, Inc.

20100083161 - Calculator emulation apparatus: When keys are typed on a calculator keyboard displayed on an scientific electronic calculator emulation screen, not only are key data items of the calculator stored sequentially into a key log memory and displayed on a log screen, but also a calculation process corresponding to the key input is executed... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP

20100083162 - Hand-held portable electronic bible: A hand-held electronic Bible. A user having a stylus handwrites inputs and commands onto the screen of the electronic Bible. Handwriting recognition software receives the handwritten inputs and commands and then converts the inputs and commands into computer readable inputs and commands. The hand-held electronic Bible includes a processor, programming... Agent: Ross Patent Law Office

20100083163 - Methods and systems for optimizing webpage content based on a screen orientation of a device: Systems and methods for optimizing webpage content based on a screen orientation of a device are disclosed. Generally, a plurality of content chunks comprising a webpage to be displayed on a device is identified. An indication of a screen orientation of the device is received and webpage content to be... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione / Yahoo! Overture

20100083164 - Single select clinical informatics: Some embodiments of the invention provide a single-select method and system for launching clinical information in multiple dashboards based on a selection of a single piece of clinical information (e.g., based on a cursor-click selection of a patient name in a patient list). In some embodiments, each launched dashboard is... Agent: St. Onge Steward Johnston & Reens, LLC

20100083165 - Panoramic graphical user interface: A panoramic graphical user interface includes a contiguous background and a collection of mixed-media content objects. The contiguous background includes one or more space-orientating graphical elements and is sized to fit within a first dimension of a display and to extend beyond a second dimension of the display. The collection... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100083166 - Scrolling device content: A method including displaying content on a display of a device, dividing the display into two or more display sections with a first pointing device where each of the two or more display sections includes a respective portion of the content, and scrolling the respective portion of the content in... Agent: Perman & Green, LLP

20100083167 - Mobile terminal device and display control method: A mobile terminal device includes a display unit that includes a display area in which an image indicating an operation unit is displayed, a detecting unit that detects a touch operation performed on the display unit, and a control unit that changes the image indicating the operation unit displayed on... Agent: Fujitsu Patent Center C/o Cpa Global

20100083168 - Device information display apparatus: A device information display apparatus for displaying multiple pieces of device information respectively obtained from field devices through communication therewith on a display unit based on the Enhanced EDD standard is structured such that it includes: a multi document generating unit for generating multiple pieces of device information including a... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20100083170 - Advertising-driven theme preview and selection: An advertisement is associated with an advertiser-sponsored theme. An application generates a page that includes the advertisement. If a first user input event is detected with respect to the advertisement, the advertiser-sponsored theme is temporarily applied to the page, thereby providing a preview of the advertiser-sponsored theme. If a second... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100083176 - Apparatus and method for displaying a contents list on screen in mobile communication terminal: A mobile terminal includes an apparatus and a method for displaying a contents list on a screen. In the method, specification information required for executing relevant content is determined by parsing a Right Object (RO) of the content. Whether the relevant content is executable is determined using the determined specification... Agent: Docket Clerk

20100083171 - Automatically generating user interfaces in a trading partner collaboration management environment: Systems and methods are provided for automatically generating user interfaces in a trading partner collaboration environment. At least one trading partner business rule that defines at least one trading partner agreement between at least two trading partners is retrieved. A user interface based on the at least one trading partner... Agent: Fleit Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco P.l.

20100083175 - Computer system for rule-driven emergency department coding: Among other things, the preferred embodiments provide a computer system whereby Coders can quickly and efficiently review, manage and modify patient record documentation electronically via a graphical user interface (GUI) provided on a computer display or monitor. In this manner, the Coder(s) can create electronic data files and Charge Reports... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20100083173 - Method and system for applying metadata to data sets of file objects: The present invention generally relates to the methods and systems for developing, specifying, and assigning descriptive information relating to the contents of a file (i.e., metadata). User interface controls on a computer screen implement a dynamically changing display which responds to user input by presenting new categories of choices. Additional... Agent: Dowell & Dowell P.C.

20100083172 - Method and system for generating and displaying an interactive dynamic list view of multiply connected objects: A method and system for generating views of data on a user interface in a computing environment, is provided. One implementation involves: at a server, generating coordinate data for a graph representing multiply connected objects; transmitting the coordinate data to a client as lightweight object data; at the client, based... Agent: Ibm - Eu C/o Myers Andras Sherman LLP

20100083174 - Portable terminal and method for displaying contents list thereof: The present invention relates to a portable terminal and method of displaying a content list using the same. A content list may be classified into groups according to a classification criterion corresponding to an arrangement method selected by a user. The classified groups may be displayed to be visually distinguishable.... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20100083169 - System and method for context enhanced mapping within a user interface: A system and method for Context Enhanced Mapping. A request is received from a user over a network for a map comprising an identification of a physical location, and at least one criteria. The physical location is mapped. Spatial, temporal, topical, and social data available to the network relating to... Agent: Yahoo! Inc. C/o Greenberg Traurig, LLP

20100083177 - Using tags with operator interface panels: The invention describes use of tags in an operator interface panels. The tags are descriptive names of variables used in the panel. The use of tags allows a user to use meaningful names to the variables used with the objects on the panel.... Agent: Pyle & Piontek, LLC

20100083178 - Image display apparatus, image display method, and computer program product: An image display apparatus includes a reader/writer that obtains a series of images captured in time series, an extraction-condition setting unit that sets an image-extraction condition that can be hierarchically changed, an image extracting unit that extracts images from the series of images according to the image-extraction condition, a display... Agent: Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, PC

20100083179 - Visual presentation of multiple internet pages: A novel method for graphically organizing and displaying multiple pages of internet content based on how the page was accessed. Pages are determined to be indirectly accessed if they were accessed via a hypertext link or a trail of hypertext links. Pages are determined to be directly accessed if accessed... Agent: Apple Inc./bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20100083180 - Graphical user interface manipulation method: An input apparatus includes an input unit via which a user can point specific coordinates on a screen, and a display unit for displaying a graphical user interface (GUI). A menu for selecting an arbitrary item from a plurality of items is displayed on the GUI. When the user conducts... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20100083181 - Computer-readable storage medium having activation control program stored therein and activation control apparatus: Desired software is easily selected and activated. The CPU core 21 is caused to function as: a first display control section 218 for selectively displaying, in a first display area, a second predetermined number of first objects among first objects, corresponding to a first predetermined number of game programs, for... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, P.C.

20100083183 - Handling multiple dynamically-linked dropdowns in online applications: Multiple dropdowns on a graphical user interface (GUI) are dynamically linked at runtime. The dropdowns are associated with inter-related attributes of an object displayed on the GUI. The content of each dropdown includes a list of values of an attribute and is entirely or partially hidden until the dropdown is... Agent: Sap/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20100083182 - Methods, computer program products, and hardware products for providing interactive program guide and instant messaging convergence: Interactive program guide (IPG) and instant messaging (IM) convergence is provided by displaying an IPG that includes one or more IM icons. In response to detection of a user clicking on an icon of the one or more displayed IM icons or hovering over an icon of the one or... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Cc Attn: Patent Docketing

20100083185 - Computer program, multiprocessor system, and grouping method: According to one embodiment, a grouping method for process units, each including basic modules and data, the process units being assigned to processors in a program for a multiprocessor system, the program including the basic modules and a parallel statement describing relationships between parallel processes for the basic modules, the... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100083184 - Selective grouping and manipulation of chart components: Selective grouping and manipulation of chart components is disclosed. In some embodiments, exploding chart components comprises receiving an indication of a selection of an option to explode a subset of chart components as a single unit and exploding the subset of chart components as a single unit, wherein a relative... Agent: Van Pelt, Yi & James LLP And Apple Computer, Inc.

20100083186 - Magnifier panning interface for natural input devices: A magnifier movement system is described herein that provides a more user-friendly experience for users of natural input devices when moving the magnifier and interacting with magnified user interface elements. The system receives an indication that a user has touched the screen with a natural input device at a particular... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100083187 - Information processing program and information processing apparatus: A game apparatus as one example of an information processing apparatus includes an LCD, a touch panel provided to the LCD, and a CPU core. The CPU core displays a “Yes” button to which a command of allowing save of temporarily-stored sound data is assigned, on the LCD. When a... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, P.C.

20100083188 - Computer user interface system and methods: Systems and methods may provide user control of a computer system via one or more sensors. Also, systems and methods may provide automated response of a computer system to information acquired via one or more sensors. The sensor(s) may be configured to measure distance, depth proximity and/or presence. In particular,... Agent: Dorsey & Whitney LLP On Behalf Of Apple, Inc.

20100083191 - Method and apparatus for displaying content at a mobile device: The invention relates to displaying content at a mobile device. In some embodiments, a method and apparatus are arranged to display content at a mobile device in association with a graphical device indicating a method of user interaction associated with the content. The mobile device is arranged to detect, at... Agent: Lando & Anastasi, LLP

20100083189 - Method and apparatus for spatial context based coordination of information among multiple devices: The invention includes a method and apparatus for coordinating transfer of information between ones of a plurality of devices including a coordinating device and at least one other device. In one embodiment, a method includes detecting selection of an item available at a first one of the devices, detecting a... Agent: Wall & Tong, LLP/ Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc.

20100083190 - Touch gesture interface apparatuses, systems, and methods: In certain embodiments, an object touch is detected on a touch screen display, a touch gesture interface is displayed on the touch screen display in response to the object touch, a touch gesture is detected on the touch screen display, and an action is performed based on the touch gesture.... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group

20100083192 - Variable screen magnifier user interface: The magnifier interface system determines a level of user activity with a screen magnifier user interface and determines a current user interface mode. If the system is currently in the full mode and the level of user activity indicates user interaction with the screen magnifier user interface below a threshold,... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

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