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Data processing: presentation processing of document August inventions list 08/10

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08/26/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories.

20100218076 - Document analyzing method, document analyzing system and document analyzing program: To obtain a document group in which an assertion standpoint with respect to a proposition and a ground for the assertion are the same between documents constituting the document group without using an expression concerning opinions or grounds, etc., in a document. A document analyzing method comprising: determining whether a... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500

20100218078 - Graphical user interface (gui) for scientific reference comprising a three-dimentional, multi-framed unification of concept presentations: A three-dimensional scientific reference software program for generating a graphical user interface is disclosed. The interface includes a categorical listing of primary science and humanities disciplines/sub-disciplines providing a hyperlink to detailed information, and a categorical listing of cosmological phenomena corresponding to the primary science and humanities disciplines/sub-disciplines. Including the foregoing... Agent: Martin Channon

20100218077 - Modifying a markup language document which includes a clickable image: The invention relates to a method, a computer program product and a computer device for modifying a markup language document which includes a clickable image. The method comprises the steps of extracting a clickable portion of the clickable image, generating a reduced image corresponding to the extracted portion, adding a... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100218079 - Method and apparatus for managing bookmark information for content stored in a networked media server: A method and apparatus for managing bookmark information of a media server through a network based on the UPnP AV standard is disclosed. If a request for bookmarking a content item is made, a bookmark item is created and the created bookmark item is linked to the content item by... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20100218080 - Electronic document equivalence determination system and equivalence determination method: An equivalence determination system (10) according to this invention includes a specifying means (11) and determination means (12). The specifying means (11) specifies parts of respective electronic documents in a document database that are rarely modified manually. The determination means (12) determines whether the parts specified by the specifying means... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100218081 - Method for ordering information: A relative ordering method is disclosed wherein generic items are ordered by using relative ordering information rather than explicit ordering information. The method allows items to be ordered relative to one another based on users' preferences.... Agent: Erickson, Kernell, Derusseau & Kleypas, LLC

20100218082 - Method and system for expressing and enforcing non-functional concerns in business process management systems and workflow systems: A system and method to express and enforce non-functional properties in process management systems are described. Non-functional properties are expressed via annotations. Annotations and corresponding constraints are grouped in profiles. Further, non-functional properties are enforced via rules specified in enforcement patterns that are associated with the annotations. The enforcement patterns... Agent: Sap Ag

20100218083 - Document processing apparatus and document processing method: A content integrating unit integrally displays a Web page acquired from a Web server, an interface which allows the user to transmit a query to a search service provided by a search engine, search results received from the search engine, etc., on a single content integrating screen. The content integrating... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100218084 - Method and system for client-side user interface enhancement to enable application integration and portalisation: A system for integrating and interoperating multiple heterogeneous applications, the system comprising: an Integrated Development Environment (IDE) to enable human users to define the integration and interoperation points of the multiple applications; a configuration file format based on which the IDE generates specific configuration instances; and a runtime engine that... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20100218085 - Method, system, and computer program product for dynamically generating a section of a web page in a computer network: A system uses “dimensions” to filter information in a computer network. Dimensions can be categories such as geographic location, corporate department, employee classification or time period, etc. Each dimension includes one or more “elements.” An element is essentially a “value” for the dimension. For example, in the “geographic location” dimension,... Agent: Zilka-kotab, PC

20100218087 - Adaptive response/interpretive expression, communication distribution, and intelligent determination system and method: Prestimulus and/or Post-event cognitive processing preferences of individuals are identified and classified to develop informational content that appeals in substance and format to those individuals identified according to the identification and classification process. Versioning of content by tagging content in all media forms, such as print, audio, and visual is... Agent: Flindt Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20100218086 - Font handling for viewing documents on the web: A request is received for a rendered document corresponding to a document. The document is retrieved from a storage device. The document is transformed into the rendered document. One or more server font files associated with the rendered document are generated. The rendered document and the server font files are... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100218088 - Structured document converting device: The structured document converting device comprises a conversion rule analyzing section for analyzing a conversion rule and creating a state transition rule representing the state transition condition and an element extraction method and an output template used as the template of an output structured document. A state transition section extracts... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen

20100218089 - Method for dynamically scaling an original background layout: In a method for dynamically scaling an original background layout having at least one element, an instruction to employ the original background layout in a new page that differs in at least one of size and aspect ratio from at least one of the size and aspect ratio of the... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100218090 - Sub-page-based page layout system and method thereof: A method for automatically laying out a page comprises defining a page body area for the page and a page internal grid for the page body area; positioning a plurality of sub-pages on the page body area according to the page internal grid; for each sub-page of the plurality of... Agent: Myers Wolin, LLC

20100218091 - Apparatus and method for extracting thumbnail of contents in electronic device: A method and apparatus for extracting a thumbnail of contents in an electronic device are provided. The method includes setting a reference image and a thumbnail extraction reference, automatically executing contents, acquiring a plurality of picture images generated by the automatic execution of the contents, at each preset time, comparing... Agent: Docket Clerk

20100218092 - Method and system for generating a personalized report with reusable parameters: Methods and systems for generating personalized reports are disclosed. In some embodiments, a report generating application or service facilitates generating reports that can be personalized on a per-user and per-report basis. Accordingly, after personalizing a report to include only those columns desired, and formatting the report to have the columns... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/sap

20100218093 - Control apparatus: A control apparatus of the present invention is a control apparatus (i) which controls an image output apparatus that executes a job of outputting an image and a process of displaying a preview of the image on a display section, (ii) which is capable of causing the job to enter... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

20100218094 - Second-person avatars: The claimed subject matter relates to an architecture that can provide for a second-person avatar. The second-person avatar can rely upon a second-person-based perspective such that the avatar is displayed to appear to encompass all or portions of a target user. Accordingly, actions or a configuration of the avatar can... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (microsoft Corporation)

20100218095 - Obtaining user assistance: An apparatus, device, method, computer program product, and system that searches a plurality of end user assistances respectively corresponding to a plurality of items for an end user assistance correlating with a user-selected item.... Agent: Iv - Suiter Swantz PC Llo

20100218096 - Audio/visual program selection disambiguation: Apparatus and method to disambiguate an ambiguous keypress sequence representing a character string made up of concatenated fragments of words entered by a user on a reduced keyboard, in which each fragment is made up of at least the first character of a word of text associated with an audio/visual... Agent: Bose Corporation C/o Donna Griffiths

20100218097 - System and method for synchronized multi-track editing: There is provided herein a system and method for producing a single audio recording from multiple recordings of the same event. In the preferred embodiment, the instant invention will automatically analyze and visually time-align each of the individual source takes, so that the takes containing the same content are positioned... Agent: Fellers Snider Blankenship Bailey & Tippens

20100218098 - System and methodology for image and overlaid annotation display, management and communication: An electronic image visualization system, such as a music stand system and display, management and communications methodologies relating thereto are presented. The electronic music stand system is comprised of a performer subsystem comprising a processing subsystem, librarian logic, performance logic, and communications management logic. The communications management logic provides management... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP Patent-sea

20100218099 - Systems and methods for audience-enabled access to presentation content: A system and method for accessing content provided by a presenter during a presentation is described. The system and method includes a presentation module used by a presenter to display presentation materials to audience members during a presentation. Also included is a selection module that allows a display of a... Agent: Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP. (pa)

20100218100 - Presentation system: A system for displaying slides of a presentation includes an editor module configured to generate a slide for the presentation based at least on content defined by a user. The system further includes a display module configured to generate display data for the presentation. The display data represents the slide... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP

20100218102 - Display management system: s

20100218101 - User health status: A method includes providing a first user with an ability to indicate a health status and receiving an indication of the health status. The method also includes assigning a health status and associated task requests to the first user into a record and providing the health status and task requests... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100218103 - Discovering, defining, and implementing computer application topologies: A method and system for discovering, defining, and implementing an application topology through the user of a graphical user interface is provided. A topology system may analyze the topology of an enterprise and provide a graphical representation of the application topology. The topology system may discover the application topology of... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP/msft

20100218104 - System and method for reactive and deliberative service level management (slm): Method and apparatus for service level management, wherein business processes are composed of services. A state of the service is defined by one or more service parameters, and the service parameters depend upon performance of network components that support the service, e.g., component parameters. The state of the service may... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP

20100218106 - Automatically selecting internet browser and providing web page service: Automatically selecting a browser and providing a web page service. In one embodiment, this comprises: sending a request to a server; receiving a web page from the server; determining whether the web page has at least one preference tag; selecting a preferred browser according to the at least one preference... Agent: Marcia L. Doubet Law Firm

20100218107 - Autonomic content load balancing: Techniques are disclosed for providing autonomic content load balancing. A programmatic selection is made from among alternative content versions based upon current conditions. Preferably, the alternative selectable versions specify content to be used in a Web page, and a version is selected responsive to receiving a request for the Web... Agent: Marcia L. Doubet Law Firm

20100218105 - Method of browsing and a computer program therefor: A method of browsing a website from the Internet comprises receiving code and/or object from the website from the Internet by a first computer. The code and/or object of the website is transmitted by the first computer to a server computer. The first computer displays the code and/or object of... Agent: Ronald L. Yin

20100218108 - System and method for trading complex energy securities: A system for presentation and management of energy-related information and securities, comprising a digital exchange, a client system comprising a plurality of display and input modalities, a communications interface software adapted to allow communications between the client system and the digital exchange, and a control interface within the client system... Agent: Brian R. Galvin

20100218110 - Methods and systems for displaying user interfaces on remote devices: Method and system for displaying a user interface on a remote device. The method includes receiving a first signal from a remote device by a computer server. The first signal is associated with a uniform resource locator request. The computer server includes at least a user interface engine and a... Agent: Jones Day

20100218109 - Webtop and monetization engine, system and method: Systems and methods for an improved webtop, and a monetization engine that better takes advantage of the interests and life segments of a user, are described. A monetization engine embedded in a hyperspace webtop, is provided which includes a user record having a plurality of information items regarding life segments... Agent: Thomas J. Mcwilliams Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

20100218112 - Tracking web page click information: Methods and apparatus are described for tracking web page click information. The web page click information includes user information representing one or more users who visited a corresponding web page. The web page click information also includes click location information representing one or more click locations selected by the one... Agent: Weaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson - Yahoo!

20100218111 - User challenge using information based on geography or user identity: Example embodiments of methods and apparatus for challenging an online user. In an example embodiment, a method includes receiving, at an online service provider, a request from a user to access one or more features of an online service running on a host server and also receiving an indication of... Agent: Brake Hughes Bellermann LLP C/o Cpa Global

20100218113 - Flip mobile list to table: A method of presenting data on a mobile electronics device includes initiating an application on a mobile device, requesting data from a server separate from the mobile device, receiving data from the server, displaying the data on the mobile device in a first view, and displaying the data on the... Agent: Marger Johnson & Mccollom, P.C. - Oracle (oracle)

20100218114 - Method for simplifying the display of stationary members of an onboard database: The invention is situated in the field of displaying on board an aircraft geostationary elements of the navigation database on a screen having different display resolutions for the purpose of this data display, and its subject is a method for simplifying the display of stationary elements of this onboard database.... Agent: Baker & Hostetler LLP

20100218115 - Enhanced user interface for currency trading: The present invention relates to systems, methods, and computer program products for docking a currency pair user interface element to a corresponding chart. One or more currency pair user interface elements are generated that include real time price data for a currency pair and buy and sell functionality. A chart... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20100218117 - Method, system, and computer program product for identifying documents in a computer network: A system uses “dimensions” to filter information in a computer network. Dimensions can be categories such as geographic location, corporate department, employee classification or time period, etc. Each dimension includes one or more “elements.” An element is essentially a “value” for the dimension. For example, in the “geographic location” dimension,... Agent: Zilka-kotab, PC

20100218116 - Systems and methods for providing multi-directional visual browsing on an electronic device: Systems and methods for multi-directional visual browsing on an electronic device are described. In example embodiments, a primary result and a peripheral result associated with a user of a device are determined. A display layout based on attributes associated with the primary result and the peripheral result is generated. The... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/ebay

20100218118 - Self-attainable analytic tool and method for adaptive behavior modification: A system and method for behavior modification through dynamic identification of behavior patterns, assistance in finding and implementing healthy alternatives to undesirable behavior patterns, preparation of dynamically variable user-specific programs, monitoring of current user activities, and presenting feedback and information to the user. The system and method further support incorporation... Agent: Burns & Levinson, LLP

20100218119 - User interface for integrating applications on a mobile communication device: A user interface, in accordance with the teachings described herein, is provided for integrating applications on a mobile communication device. An instant messaging user interface may be included for displaying an instant messaging communication that includes an instant messaging contact. An instant messaging user interface menu may be included for... Agent: Docket Clerk Kelly-krause

20100218120 - Rich signaling feedback mechanism for group communication: Managing a web based conference. The web based conference includes one or more presenters connected through a network to one or more conference attendees. The presenters control data sent to the attendees. User input is received at a presenter computing system from a presenter indicating that a message should be... Agent: Workman Nydegger/microsoft

20100218121 - Virtual space provision system, virtual space provision server, virtual space provision method, and virtual space provision program: When any one Web page is viewed on user terminals 310 to 330, the Web address information of the Web page is acquired and sent to a virtual space provision server 100. Then, a virtual space is produced based on the virtual space information according to the Web address information... Agent: Arent Fox LLP

20100218122 - Asynchronously uploading and resizing content in web-based applications: Tools and techniques are provided for asynchronously uploading and resizing content in web-based applications. These tools may deploy instances of the web-based applications within browser components installed on client systems. The tools may also at least begin uploads of content from the client systems, and send upload activity graphics for... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100218123 - Method, system, and computer program product for accessing web pages on a network: A system uses “dimensions” to filter information in a computer network. Dimensions can be categories such as geographic location, corporate department, employee classification or time period, etc. Each dimension includes one or more “elements.” An element is essentially a “value” for the dimension. For example, in the “geographic location” dimension,... Agent: Zilka-kotab, PC

20100218126 - Content driven application state: A method of creating a document using a software application. The method includes creating content for the document and also includes determining a state of the software application for the created content. The method further includes associating the determined state of the software application with the created content.... Agent: Marsh, Fischmann & Breyfogle LLP

20100218125 - Information processing apparatus, user interface configuration method, and image processing, apparatus, system, and program: An image processing apparatus provided with a user interface (UI) is devised by including a UI display unit, a UI architecture definition obtaining unit, a display controller, a storage unit, a data inheritance unit, and a process execution unit. The UI architecture definition obtaining unit obtains a UI architecture definition.... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce P.L.C

20100218124 - Logic for designing portlet views: A computer-implemented method, system and computer program product of designing views of portlets are presented. The computer-implemented method, which is executed on a specific processor, receives, from a client, multiple requirements for portlets and views of a portal application. Common business components are then extracted from the multiple requirements, and... Agent: Law Office Of Jim Boice

20100218127 - Detecting correlations between data representing information: A method for acquiring at least one interrelation between at least one item of data representing at least one item of information of at least one data inventory and at least one item of data representing at least one item of information of a request for an interrelation (interrelation request)... Agent: St. Onge Steward Johnston & Reens, LLC

20100218128 - Offer and incentive widget-based system: In an aspect there is provided a method. The method may include generating, at a processor, a campaign including an offer and a referral, the offer and the referral included in a widget; and providing, at the processor, the widget including the offer and the referral to one or more... Agent: Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky And Popeo, P.c

20100218130 - Computer system with graphical user interface including spring-loaded enclosures: A new behavior in a graphical user interface allows the user to open and close enclosures, while dragging an object. When the user pauses, gestures, or rolls over a hot spot on top of an icon or text representing a closed enclosure, a temporary window for the closed enclosure is... Agent: Apple Inc./bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20100218129 - Interactive display systems, methods, and computer program products: In one example, a user interface is provided for interactively displaying data. The interactive user interface includes: an interactive display window that displays data according to a tabular format including one or more rows and one or more columns, and wherein the displayed data is dynamically displayed within the interactive... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP - Fox Entertainment Group

20100218132 - Management method and system for implementation, execution, data collection, and data analysis of a structured collection procedure which runs on a collection device: Embodiments related to a system and method managing the implementation, execution, data collection, and data analysis of a structured collection procedure running on a portable, hand-held collection device are disclosed. The collection device performing the structured collection procedure has program instructions that when executed by a processor causes the processor... Agent: Dinsmore & Shohl, LLP Fifth Third Center

20100218133 - Method of selecting at least one of a collection of content items: Data indicative of membership of at least one of a plurality of content classes is made available for each one of a collection of content items. A method of selecting at least one item includes displaying a representation of sections (16) of a geo-metrical construct (15) occupying an at least... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20100218131 - Multiple views of multi-dimensional warehouse layout: Architecture for generating and manipulating a multi-dimensional visualization (e.g., top-down) of a physical layout of a warehouse. The visualization also provides graphical representation of computed pick rates of products in bins in the warehouse to support optimization of the location of the bins, and direct manipulation of the bins to... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100218134 - Techniques for semantic business policy composition: Embodiments of the present invention relate to techniques for creating policies. A plurality of objects representative of semantic objects are provided to a user. An arrangement of a subset of the objects, the arrangement representative of a policy, is received. The arrangement is converted to instructions for implementation by an... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP/oracle

20100218135 - Cursor thumbnail displaying page layout: A method according to one embodiment includes determining a position of a currently-displayed area relative to a viewable area of at least one page of an electronic document; determining if a criterion is met; if the criterion is met, generating a graphical representation of the currently-displayed area relative to the... Agent: Zilka-kotab, PC- Ibm

20100218136 - Method and apparatus for user-interactive financial instrument trading: An improved interface for interacting with a user of financial instrument trading software is disclosed herein. The improvements include efficient user access to multiple accounts, the ability to quickly cancel open orders from an interface window, the display of real-time quote data within an order entry window, greater flexibility in... Agent: Thompson Coburn LLP

20100218137 - Controlling method for electronic device: A controlling method for an electronic device having a screen is provided. A first GUI element is displayed on the screen. An operation distance and an operation time between a first object and a second object above the screen corresponding to the first GUI element are detected. Operation functions are... Agent: CovenantIPConsulting Co.

20100218140 - Graphical user interface for multi-modal images at incremental angular displacements: A method for forming a sequence of images of a subject obtains at least first and second image sets of the subject, each image set having a given angular displacement relative to an axis of rotation of the subject, each image set having at least a first component image of... Agent: Carestream Health, Inc. Attn: Patent Legal Staff

20100218139 - Search-friendly templates: Embodiments are provided for searching for templates utilized for managing data in a computer application program. Multiple templates for managing data are indexed as individual documents to facilitate the searching of data contained therein. Each individual document includes multiple subdocuments and a model which describes the multiple subdocuments. A data... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)

20100218138 - Technique for controlling screen display: The present invention aims at automatically selecting an object which should be displayed in a simplified form in a manner such that user friendliness is not reduced and the drawing time is shortened. To this end, the invention provides a system for controlling a screen display, which includes a structure... Agent: Carey, Rodriguez, Greenberg & Paul, LLP Steven M. Greenberg

20100218141 - Virtual sphere input controller for electronics device: An electronic device including a processor communicably coupled to a display component wherein the processor is configured to generate and display an interactive icon on the display component. The interactive icon includes a primary item and at least one alternative item, and the processor is configured to visually prioritize the... Agent: Motorola Inc

20100218142 - Associating a message with an item: Associating a message with an item includes detecting a characteristic of a first item located at a first node level of a hierarchy of items. The method includes associating a first message with the first item based on the characteristic, the first message preconfigured for presentation to a user regarding... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100218143 - Display device: A display device includes a display unit, a first display control unit, a title string storing unit, a concatenated string creating unit, a determining unit, a navigation string creating unit, and a second display control unit. The display unit includes a first portion and a second portion. The first display... Agent: Scully, Scott, Murphy & Presser, P.C.

20100218144 - Method and apparatus for displaying additional information items: An apparatus, that may include a processor configured to receive a touch input associated with a first information item, determine a first set of at least one additional information item associated with said first information item, based at least in part on said touch input, generate a first visual representation... Agent: Nokia, Inc.

08/19/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories.

20100211861 - Content distribution management device, communication terminal, program, and content distribution system: To provide a mechanism for supporting prevention of unintentional access to contents provided by malicious content providers. A gateway server device 50 is provided wherein if hyperlinked URLs in HTML data included in an HTTP response transferred from Internet communication network 40 to mobile packet communication network 20 via the... Agent: Michaud-kinney Group LLP

20100211860 - Creating and inserting links by drag and drop: A user interface is provided. The user interface may include a first portion and a second portion. The first portion may contain one or more listings corresponding to one or more entities. The second portion may include an editable surface for viewing and editing the entities. A command to drag... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100211862 - Facilitating spreadsheet and database views on common data store: Users of spreadsheet/database web services are provided with a seamless experience of being able to interact with a single set of data both as a spreadsheet and as a database. Tables or datasheets in spreadsheet services and database services are linked with a read/write connection to a common data store.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100211863 - Action-based pre-population of user profiles: Usage data representing users' actions with applications, client devices such as PCs, and peripheral devices like personal media players is collected from a variety of sources and utilized by an automated user profile population service to pre-populate user profile forms with suggestions for entries that can be presented to an... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100211864 - System for and method of visual representation and review of media files: This document describes, among other things, systems and methods for visual representation and review of media files. A method comprises: 1) accessing a media file that includes at least an audio track; accessing a media review file, wherein the media review file is associated with the media file and further... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.

20100211868 - Context-enriched microblog posting: Disclosed are a system, method, and article of manufacture for context-enriched microblog posting. In one aspect, a message component is provided. A context data related to a context of a computing device used to generate the message component is provided. The message component and the context data are associated. The... Agent: Richard R. Peters

20100211865 - Cross-browser page visualization generation: Many web developers spend significant time investigating and/or mitigating inconsistencies that may present when a web page is rendered across different browsers. Most websites are developed for multiple versions of one or more web browser and/or for multiple versions of one or more platforms. As provided herein, a cross-browser page... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100211867 - Processing module, a device, and a method for processing of xml data: For processing of XML data by use of a finite state automaton, the XML data is based on a predetermined XML schema and the finite state automaton has states and transitions being arranged based on the predetermined XML schema. In the finite state automaton, at least one of the transitions... Agent: King & Spalding LLP

20100211866 - System and method for converting the digital typesetting documents used in publishing to a device-specfic format for electronic publishing: A system and method that converts the digital typesetting documents used in publishing to a device-specific format for electronic publishing. A “smart file and device-specific application” approach maintains the “look and feel” (design) of the source document used for print publication while typesetting for a specific device. Although this approach... Agent: Eric A. Gifford

20100211869 - Verification of extracted data: Facts are extracted from speech and recorded in a document using codings. Each coding represents an extracted fact and includes a code and a datum. The code may represent a type of the extracted fact and the datum may represent a value of the extracted fact. The datum in a... Agent: Robert Plotkin, PC

20100211870 - Document display device and method: A device for displaying an image according to a document including a plurality of block elements on a display screen, each block element defining an image of an object having a size relative to the size of the screen when displayed, the object being capable of being overlaid with a... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20100211871 - Information processor, information processing method, and computer readable medium: An information processor is provided, the information processor including: a line extracting unit that extracts a line by using information of rectangular forms each of the rectangular forms surrounding a pixel mass in an electronic document; a paragraph extracting unit that extracts a paragraph including the extracted line; a paragraph... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100211872 - User-application interface: A user interface apparatus includes a display device, display application, and processor. The display device includes a display area, and the display area includes an active area. The processor and display application are configured to display application stacks, each of which may be moved into and out of the active... Agent: Toler Law Group

20100211873 - Apparatus and method of controlling information processing apparatus, and recording medium storing controlling program: An information processing apparatus having an operating system installed thereon is provided with a help file manager. The help file manager obtains language type information indicating a language type currently set for the operating system, obtains one of a plurality of help files that corresponds to the obtained language type... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce P.L.C

20100211874 - Emulating a usb drive to provide media files to a media player: A method of streaming a media file stored on a networked computer, to a media player having a USB port to input data thereto, comprising the following steps: i) providing a media retrieval device having: a) a USB jack to receive power and transmit data received to the media player,... Agent: G. F. Gallinger

20100211875 - Information processing apparatus: In an apparatus configured to reproduce audio guidance corresponding to a screen, when there is an instruction to switch to a screen in a backward direction, since audio guidance has already been reproduced once during a screen transition in a forward direction, the same audio guidance is not reproduced again.... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100211877 - Interactive promotional content management system and article of manufacture thereof: A system for creating user defined advertisements. The system comprises a computer readable storage medium. The medium comprises a digitized film/video; an attribute database comprising predetermined attributes. Each attribute correlates to at least one scene of the film/video. An advertisement database is provided comprising predetermined advertisements of the film/video. A... Agent: Nexsen Pruet, LLC

20100211876 - System and method for casting call: Systems and methods for casting calls are provided. A casting call is generated based on information provided by an individual (e.g., a casting call manager). The casting call may indicate a particular video clip and designates a recipient for submissions related to the casting call. A user interested in participating... Agent: Carr & Ferrell LLP

20100211878 - Self installing network computer-peripheral device: A method for configuring a network computer-peripheral device, and a network computer-peripheral device, such as a printer or scanner, includes a configuration tool for programming network settings into the device. The device includes a network scanning unit configured to scan a computer network to retrieve at least one network setting.... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100211879 - Display, view and operate multi-layers item list in web browser with supporting of concurrent multi-users: m

20100211881 - Method for preprocessing and displaying web page, mobile electronic device, and operation interface thereof: A method for preprocessing and displaying web page, a mobile electronic device, and an operation interface thereof are provided. In the method, an interested web site address corresponding to an update rule is defined. Then, a web page source data of the interested web site address is downloaded according to... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100211880 - Virtual world viewer: A method for managing and operating one or more virtual world viewers in a virtual world may include generating a virtual world viewer feature on a computer system in response to a predetermined action by the user. The method may also include generating an option in the virtual world viewer... Agent: Moore & Van Allen, PLLC For Ibm

20100211883 - Method and apparatus for providing remote user interface service: Provided is a method of providing a remote user interface (UI) service of a remote UI client device. The method includes: receiving optimized scalable vector graphics (OSVG) information encoded so as to represent graphics including contents and a UI from a remote UI server device; decoding the encoded OSVG information;... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100211882 - Remote control of a host computer: A host computer splits a display of the host computer into a grid including a plurality of grid areas. The host computer tracks a rate of display updates in each grid area. In addition, the host computer calculates a weighted average of all of the grid areas that an updated... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100211886 - Management of user interface elements in a display environment: A widget manager facilitates management of widgets in a dashboard layer. Management functions can include enablement, preview, importation, exportation, organization, installation, deletion, acquisition, etc.... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100211885 - Quick design user profiles for improving design time of personalized products: QuickDesign User Profiles allowing users to store personalized information for auto-population of template designs when the user visits a website to design personalized products.... Agent: Vista Print Usa, Inc. Attn: Patent Counsel

20100211884 - System and method for joint user profile relating to consumer electronics: Embodiments include a system and method of a user login to a multimedia system such that a joint user profile is used for controlling multimedia content when two or more users are logged into the multimedia system. For example, in one embodiment a method of controlling multimedia presented by a... Agent: Knobbe, Martens, Olson, & Bear, LLP

20100211887 - Online legal utility: A web site server computer runs a computer software program which provides a web site, which is configured so that a first user can become a member of the web site by use of a first user computer. The web site can accept a first set of data uploaded from... Agent: Walter J. Tencza Jr.,

20100211889 - Conversation grouping of electronic mail records: Improved conversation grouping methods and systems are provided for electronic mail records. Electronic mail messages that are unread or flagged for follow-up are automatically displayed under an associated conversation grouping heading. If a conversation grouping contains only a single unread or flagged electronic mail message, the single electronic mail message... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)

20100211888 - Method and apparatus for providing minimal status display: A method and apparatus are provided for a user of a mobile wireless communications device to have the option of viewing security status messages in a large or small format depending upon the user's preferences, form factor of the mobile communications device, or the like. In accordance with an exemplary... Agent: Bereskin And Parr LLP S.e.n.c.r.l., S.r.l.

20100211892 - widgetized avatar and a method and system of creating and using same: An avatar is disclosed. The avatar includes computing code that provides for addition of the avatar as non-static content to at least two unique at least partially static web pages, and secondary computing code resident within the computing code, wherein the secondary computing code provides for association with at least... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath Attn: Intellectual Property Group

20100211890 - Dynamic virtual dashboard: Techniques are disclosed for helping users of virtual worlds and social networking applications to control personal identity data that other users have access to and to determine the type of identity data that users know about each other. Generally, identity awareness records may be used to store the personal identity... Agent: Ibm Corporation, Intellectual Property Law Dept 917, Bldg. 006-1

20100211891 - Widgetized avatar and a method and system of creating and using same including storefronts: An avatar is disclosed. The avatar includes computing code that provides for addition of the avatar as non-static content to at least two unique at least partially static web pages, and secondary computing code resident within the computing code, wherein the secondary computing code provides for association with at least... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath Attn: Intellectual Property Group

20100211893 - Cross-browser page visualization presentation: Web developers devote significant time and resources to investigating and mitigating inconsistencies that may present when a web page is rendered across different browsers. As provided herein, a cross-browser page visualization may be presented, which comprises one or more screenshot images of a web page rendered with different browsers, coupled... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100211894 - Identifying object using generative model: Among other disclosed subject matter, a computer-implemented method includes identifying a first object that belongs to a first domain. The method includes identifying, using the first object, at least a first cluster node in a generative model that includes a plurality of first cluster nodes having weighted relationships to respective... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100211896 - Method for displaying a representative of data in conditions of limited visual space: A method for displaying information in a computer system having a visual display device with available display space for displaying representations of a plurality of data items, includes receiving the plurality of data items to provide received data items, and representing the received data items with abstract visual elements on... Agent: Caesar, Rivise, Bernstein, Cohen & Pokotilow Ltd.

20100211895 - Method for visualization and integration of business intelligence data: A method, system and means, the method includes defining a visualization dashboard, including defining at least one chart to include in the visualization dashboard and a range of data to occupy the at least one chart; defining data connections to at least one webservice of a business application platform (AP);... Agent: Sap Ag C/o Buckley, Maschoff & Talwalkar LLC

20100211897 - Virtual room use simulator and room planning system: A room planning system for simulating the use of products during the performance of an activity in a room space is disclosed. The system includes a virtual room space comprising a virtual representation of an actual room space, an environment database having a collection of environment data defining attributes of... Agent: Dority & Manning, P.A.

20100211898 - Apparatus, method and computer program: A method including displaying a widget having an area; receiving contemporaneous update information indicative that a contact has uploaded data; and automatically displaying an item, associated with the contact, in the area of the displayed widget using the received contemporaneous update information.... Agent: Harrington & Smith

20100211899 - Virtual marketplace accessible to widgetized avatars: A system for creating and providing clothing and accessories for avatars, including within a virtual marketplace is disclosed. The system includes computer programming resident on at least one networked server, wherein the computer programming provides a creation tool and an online marketplace having at least one virtual storefront. A user... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath Attn: Intellectual Property Group

20100211900 - Virtual marketplace accessible to widgetized avatars: A system for creating and providing clothing and accessories for avatars, including within a virtual marketplace is disclosed. The system includes computer programming resident on at least one networked server, wherein the computer programming provides a creation tool and an online marketplace having at least one virtual storefront. A user... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath Attn: Intellectual Property Group

20100211901 - On-vehicle apparatus and content providing method: The present invention is applied to, for example, a multimedia terminal having a function of navigation equipment and a function of playing back video and switches a display from a map display to a source display also with source switching operators 13P, 13R. In addition, menus of upper and lower... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100211902 - Interactive display system: There is disclosed an interactive display system comprising an interactive surface for displaying an image and for receiving inputs from remote devices, the system being adapted to detect the presence of at least two remote devices proximate the interactive surface.... Agent: Marsh, Fischmann & Breyfogle LLP

20100211903 - User interface for wafer data analysis and visualization: A wafer viewer system is provided for graphical presentation and analysis of a wafer and a wafer series. More specifically, the wafer viewer system includes a graphical user interface for displaying a wafer, graphically selecting regions of the wafer for analysis, performing analysis on the selected regions of the wafer,... Agent: Martine Penilla & Gencarella, LLP

20100211904 - User interface method for inputting a character and mobile terminal using the same: A user interface method for inputting characters and a mobile terminal using the same are disclosed. The user interface method includes: displaying a user interface including a magnified portion and a real time selected character display region of a virtual keypad on a display screen of a display module equipped... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20100211905 - Presenting digitized content on a network using a cross-linked layer of electronic documents derived from a relational database: In an embodiment, a computer system comprises one or more content file servers having recorded thereon a plurality of digital content material items, and a plurality of digital graphical image files comprising graphical images associated with the content material items; wherein each of content material items comprises one or more... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, LLP

20100211906 - Application program and image processing apparatus: An application program capable of operating on a prescribed operating system includes a plurality of functional processing units, a window processing unit allowing a window corresponding to any of the functional processing units operated in a case where any of the plural functional processing units is operated, a minimization unit... Agent: Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP

20100211907 - Method and system for certifying webforms: The technology disclosed relates to certifying a webform. A Declarant desires to publish a plurality of facts it asserts about a webform's posting location. The Declarant constructs a formatted digital declaration of facts and presents it to a Certifier requesting a signed declaration of facts. The Certifier examines the declaration... Agent: Christensen, O'connor, Johnson, Kindness, PLLC

20100211908 - System and method for scrolling information in a ui table: Displaying information in a column of a user interface (UI) on a display screen is enhanced by a column scroll control that displays information that is otherwise truncated from display in the space allocated to the column. The control is sensitive to a threshold limited scrolling input from a user... Agent: Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP

20100211909 - Best fit map searching: A search engine computer system is configured to produce an optimized display of maps especially useful in mobile handheld devices with comparatively small screens. The system factors in scoring functions, visibility, and empirical data on map levels to provide optimal map based results to users. This minimizes or avoids graphical... Agent: Weaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson - Yahoo!

20100211910 - Sticky functionality: Manipulation of elements in a graphical user interface is aided by allowing the graphical user interface to treat certain mouse button actuation and releases as holding the mouse button in an actuated state. When predetermined conditions are satisfied, the graphical user interface will treat a mouse button actuation and release... Agent: Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney, PC

20100211911 - Method of altering a user interface: In a computer-implemented method of altering an interface, an interface associated with an application having time-dependent events is displayed. The interface displays at least one activatable component. At a pre-set time relative to a time for one of said time-dependent events, the interface is altered to add an added activatable... Agent: Smart & Biggar

20100211914 - Computer-readable recording medium storing driver program, image forming system, image forming apparatus, method for controlling image forming apparatus, and driver program: By a computer executing a driver program, an icon display processing unit, an operation detection unit, a setting change processing unit, and a customization unit are implemented. The icon display processing unit displays on a display device an icon associated with a setting item in an icon list. When a... Agent: Mcdonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

20100211912 - Interactive graphical user interface for an internet site providing data related to radio frequency emitters: An interactive graphical user interface adapted for receiving user power down requests and for providing data related to RF emitter sites through a plurality of logically interrelated and interactive graphical monitor screens including: a search screen presenting plural location criteria for the sites, and adapted for receiving location requests; an... Agent: Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP

20100211913 - Key control system and method: A key control system disposed in a display apparatus includes a hierarchical menu, a power key, and a key module. The hierarchical menu includes a first layer menu and a second layer menu. The first layer menu has an item corresponding to the second layer menu. The power key is... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20100211915 - Input apparatus, input method, and recording medium recording input program: [Solution] The input apparatus includes a display screen 120 formed of a touch panel, a storage device storing item names of a plurality of menu items in an order and their functions, and a control unit displaying menu item names 160 to 174 arranged in accordance with the order. One... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100211916 - Navigation of an n-dimensional hierarchical structure using a 2-dimensional controller: A system and method for navigating a multi-hierarchical menu system using a two-dimensional controller, comprising displaying an Nth level of the multi-hierarchical menu system having a plurality of icons in proximity to a pointer on a portion of a display, scrolling the icons in a first dimension relative to the... Agent: Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC

20100211917 - Method and apparatus for reminding and browsing related information of contacts and recording medium using the same: A method and an apparatus for reminding and browsing related information of contacts, and a recording medium using the same are provided. In the present method, a communication device displays a contact list comprising at least one contact on a screen thereof. Meanwhile, the communication device checks whether each contact... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100211920 - Detecting and interpreting real-world and security gestures on touch and hover sensitive devices: “Real-world” gestures such as hand or finger movements/orientations that are generally recognized to mean certain things (e.g., an “OK” hand signal generally indicates an affirmative response) can be interpreted by a touch or hover sensitive device to more efficiently and accurately effect intended operations. These gestures can include, but are... Agent: Apple C/o Morrison And Foerster ,llp Los Angeles

20100211919 - Rendering object icons associated with a first object icon upon detecting fingers moving apart: A method comprises detecting two fingers touching a first object icon on a touch sensitive display and then moving in generally opposing directions. The first object icon is associated with on or more constituent elements. In response to such detecting, the method causes additional object icons to appear on the... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100211918 - Web cam based user interaction: This document describes tools for inputting data into a computer via the movement of features of a user as detected by a webcam or other input device. This is accomplished by a user moving his or her features in view of a webcam. The webcam or other input device then... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC

08/12/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories.

20100205520 - Grid presentation in web-based spreadsheet services: Users are enabled to navigate a spreadsheet document presented by a web service in a similar fashion to a locally executed spreadsheet application by retrieving blocks of grid data asynchronously in order to display or refresh the area(s) of the spreadsheet currently being viewed by the user as the user... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100205521 - Displaying multiple row and column header areas in a summary table: A data analysis program receives a selection of data fields defining multiple row header areas and/or multiple column header areas for display in a summary table. Data is read from a data source containing values for the data fields and transformed into summary level data for building the summary table.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100205522 - Registry driven interoperability and exchange of documents: The present invention relates to systems and methods for registry driven transformation of a document exchanged between businesses or applications. More particularly, it relates to systems and protocols for using one or more commonly accessible registries to transform electronic commerce documents among dissimilar interfaces, preferably XML documents. Particular aspects of... Agent: Haynes Beffel & Wolfeld LLP

20100205524 - Extensible stylesheet designs using meta-tag information: Methods and apparatuses for extensible stylesheet design using meta-tag information are disclosed. A designed stylesheet is for transferring content-oriented markup language files into a target file so as to support various presentations and information exchange. According to one aspect, a data processing mechanism starts with inserting meta-tag declarations in a... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP Patent-sea

20100205523 - Web widget for enabling screen reader accessibility for a web application: An embodiment of the invention provides a system for increasing accessibility of a web application to a screen reader. The system includes a screen reader connected to a web browser, wherein the web browser has a document object model (DOM). At least one web application is accessible by the web... Agent: Cahn & Samuels, LLP

20100205525 - Method for the automatic classification of a text with the aid of a computer system: In one embodiment of the present invention, a method is disclosed for the automatic classification of a text contained in an incoming electronic information. At least one qualitative characteristic of at least one word of the text to be classified is determined and the frequency of occurrence of the qualitative... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100205526 - Pack ascii zseries instructions: Emulation methods are provided for two PACK instructions, one for Unicode data and the other for ASCII coded data in which processing is carried out in a block-by-block fashion as opposed to a byte-by-byte fashion as a way to provide superior performance in the face of the usual challenges facing... Agent: Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P.C.

20100205527 - Electronic device and associated methods for obtaining new language objects for use by a routine on the device: A method of obtaining data for use on an electronic device that includes a processor and a memory, the memory having stored therein one or more routines executable by the processor. The method including receiving an e-mail address in a recipient address field of an e-mail message, identifying one or... Agent: Rim/finnegan

20100205528 - Wireless home and office appliance management and integration: The present invention provides systems and methods for managing and controlling networked devices. A system comprises a host application executing on, for example, a personal computer, and one or more networked devices executing a client application. A networked device includes a consumer appliance equipped with network capability, a digital device... Agent: Apple/fenwick

20100205529 - Device, system, and method for creating interactive guidance with execution of operations: Device, system, and method for creating interactive guidance with execution of operations. For example, a method of creating interactive guidance intended to be presented to a user of a computerized application includes: receiving a user action entered through an input device with respect to said computerized application; adding to an... Agent: Eitan Mehulal Law Group

20100205530 - Device, system, and method for providing interactive guidance with execution of operations: Device, system, and method for providing interactive guidance with execution of operations. For example, a method of providing interactive guidance to a user of a computerized application includes: receiving a user request to obtain interactive guidance with respect to the computerized application; based on the user request, selectively retrieving an... Agent: Eitan Mehulal Law Group

20100205531 - Portable media playback device including user interface event passthrough to non-media-playback processing: A method of operating a portable electronics device can include integrated operation of media playback processing and non-media-playback processing (such as, for example, a game). The method can include receiving an event corresponding to operation of a user interface item by a user of the portable electronics device. The received... Agent: Beyer Law Group LLP/apple Inc.

20100205532 - Customizable music visualizer: Audio/music visualizers have become standard features in most music/video software applications available for music/video players. The music visualizer presents the user with a beautiful presentation of music coupled with visuals that are synchronized to the music to create a compelling experience. The presented music visualizer provides a new ability to... Agent: Miller Patent Services

20100205534 - Method of facilitating access to ip-based emergency services: A method of responding to an emergency includes monitoring for an internet protocol based help request message; receiving the help request message; evaluating the help request message and additional information; and dispatching emergency help in response to the help request message and the additional information.... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Cc Attn: Patent Docketing

20100205533 - Methods for interactive and synchronous display session: A system for interactively displaying and distributing information. The information may relate to consumer products, any type of article of commerce, marketing and advertising layouts, floor plans, planograms or any other type of information that is capable of being illustrated graphically. A consumer engages in an Interactive Information Session with... Agent: Bereskin And Parr LLP/s.e.n.c.r.l., S.r.l.

20100205535 - Control system engineering apparatus: A connection is made to one of a plurality of programmable controllers (hereinafter, “PLCs”) included in a control system in which the plurality of PLCs are connected to one another via one or more networks; the one of the PLCs is specified as an originating PLC; network configuration information of... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100205536 - Methods and apparatus for controlling access to a virtual white line (vwl) image for an excavation project: Methods and apparatus for facilitating detection of a presence or an absence of at least one underground facility within a dig area. Source data representing one or more input images of a geographic area including the dig area is electronically received at a first user location, which may be remote... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

20100205537 - Method and apparatus to share high quality images in a teleconference: A teleconference system providing high quality image sharing superior to conventional videoconferencing. Images can be inserted into communications content automatically from a connected imaging device. The resolution of the capture device may exceed the local display resolution, and the higher resolution images are transmitted to the communications destination. The system... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20100205539 - Instant messaging and telephony value added services: A method of communication between an instant messaging user and external applications is disclosed. The instant messaging user can communicate multimedia messages with traditional telephony users, with SMS and MMS users, with email users and with IM users of other instant messaging communities. Likewise, the instant messaging user can post... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP

20100205538 - Method of providing a user interface for a mobile terminal: A method of providing a user interface of a mobile terminal is provided. The method of providing a user interface of a mobile terminal having an instant messenger service capability includes: activating the instant messenger; and outputting a user interface screen including a selection window to which a preset selection... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20100205541 - social network driven indexing system for instantly clustering people with concurrent focus on same topic into on-topic chat rooms and/or for generating on-topic search results tailored to user preferences regarding topic: A machine-implemented social networking system builds up and repeatedly refreshes a hierarchy tree containing topic nodes. New nodes are added as new topics emerge in online public forums. Each topic node can link to an on-topic real time chat room whose occupants are currently discussing the topic of the node.... Agent: Innovation Counsel LLP

20100205543 - Method for carrying out a multimedia communication based on a network protocol, particularly tcp/ip and/or udp: The invention relates to a process for executing a multimedia communication, in particular a video, audio and/or text chat, between a totality of terminals (2) arranged in a communication network (1), which communication is based on a network protocol, in particular TCP/IP and/or UDP. The method is characterized in that... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP

20100205542 - Method, system for tracking group behavior: A method and system for keeping and tracking group behavior is disclosed. The system may provide notifications to users via mobile devices throughout the day prompting the users to engage in certain behaviors, such as performing a certain exercise or implementing a new food choice. The notification messages may be... Agent: Law Office Of Wendell J. Jones

20100205540 - Techniques for providing one-click access to virtual conference events: Techniques to provide efficient access to virtual conference events are described. An apparatus may include a virtual conference (VC) server component operative to generate a conference bridge for a bridge owner. The VC server component may provide a link to the conference bridge, and provide access to a virtual conference... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100205544 - Generating a live chat session in response to selection of a contextual shortcut: Embodiments are directed to identifying entities in content, highlighting the identified entities, and displaying an interactive chat session based on a selected entity. The interactive chat session and the content may be displayed in the same browser window. The interactive chat session may be overlaid on top of the content,... Agent: Yahoo! Inc. C/o Frommer Lawrence & Haug LLP

20100205546 - Organizing entries in participant lists based on communications strengths: Organizing a participant list includes maintaining a participant list of users of an electronic communications system to be used by a first user of the electronic communications system. Communications strengths between the first user and each of the users included in the participant list are determined. The users included in... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100205545 - System and method for standardized visual indicators in electronic media: Methods and systems for associating a standardized electronic icon with a user and displaying the icon with electronic communications of the user are disclosed. A computer implemented method includes: determining one or more icons to associate with an individual when the individual creates an electronic message; and at least one... Agent: Roberts Mlotkowski Safran & Cole, P.C. Intellectual Property Department

20100205547 - Cascading menus for remote popping: A pop reader of a browser searches HTML code for a webpage with a plurality of links for a first link specified with a first target file name comprising a pop type element. The pop reader, responsive to detecting the first link specified with the first target file name comprising... Agent: Ibm Corp (end) (pattillo) C/o Amy J. Pattillo

20100205551 - Method and apparatus for generating a web site with dynamic content data from an external data source integrated therein: A technique for generating a web site in accordance with received data entry by: determining at least one characteristic of at least one web site dimension of the web site based on the data entry; generating a multi-dimensional description of the web site based on the determined characteristics; retrieving web... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug

20100205549 - Method and system for providing content generation capabilities: Systems and methods for providing a manufacturer portal are disclosed. More specifically, in one embodiment a content distribution system, as a central location for user generated content may also provide manufacturers with a portal to monitor, and participate in, the process of content generation and distribution. This portal may provide... Agent: SprinkleIPLaw Group

20100205548 - Method and system for providing html-based application capable of controlling web action and client: The present disclosure relates to a method and system for providing an HTML-based application capable of controlling web actions and clients. The system includes an HTML skin-generating module to generate an HTML skin that includes instructions corresponding to business logic, and a script to control a skin according to the... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20100205550 - Method and system for providing performance metrics: Systems and methods to facilitate the collection and processing of content generated by users are disclosed. Specifically, in one embodiment, user generated content may be aggregated from multiple retailers. This user generated content may be processed to obtain a variety of statistical data associated with the user generated content, including... Agent: SprinkleIPLaw Group

20100205552 - System and process to create window shades: A system includes a processor and a database coupled to the processor. The database includes one or more graphic designs. A user interface is coupled to the processor, and the user interface is configured to communicate with the processor and to allow a selection of a graphic design from the... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.

20100205553 - Image alignment and trend analysis features for an infrared imaging system: In one embodiment, a thermographic imaging device having a visual compare mode that allows a user to compare a live image of a subject to a previously captured image of the same subject to aid the user in aligning the live image with the previously captured image. In this manner,... Agent: Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC

20100205554 - Virtual white lines (vwl) application for indicating an area of planned excavation: Methods and apparatus for facilitating detection of a presence or an absence of at least one underground facility within a dig area. Source data representing one or more input images of a geographic area including the dig area is electronically received at a first user location, which may be remote... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

20100205555 - Virtual white lines (vwl) for delimiting planned excavation sites of staged excavation projects: Methods and apparatus for facilitating detection of a presence or an absence of at least one underground facility within a dig area. Source data representing one or more input images of a geographic area including the dig area is electronically received at a first user location, which may be remote... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

20100205556 - Human machine interface navigation tool: In a method for human machine interface navigation, a controller is in communication with an electronic display. The controller is programmed to cause a navigation tool to appear on the display. The navigation tool includes an overview window exhibiting a plurality of selectable main and sub tabs. Upon selection of... Agent: Michaud-kinney Group LLP

20100205557 - System, method and computer-readable medium for clean up of visually displayed icons: A system, method and computer-readable are provided for presenting visual icons on a display screen of a computer. In one aspect of the present invention, an arrangement of certain icons forms a reference display configuration. A user may then direct the hosting computer to return a desktop image back to... Agent: Patrick Reilly

20100205558 - Motor vehicle: A motor vehicle includes an input device for the input of a search criterion or a search term, a first interface for the exchange of data with a first offboard data memory, a second interface for the exchange of data with a second offboard data memory, and a computing device... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP

20100205559 - Quick-launch desktop application: A quick-launch shortcut application is disclosed, enabling a computer user to customize access to commonly used functions. The application enables facile launch of executable programs, web pages, commonly used keystrokes, launches within a launch, and other operations. Users are able to customize the quick-launch application to suit personal preferences.... Agent: Carrie A. Boone, P.C.

20100205560 - Windowing and controlling system thereof comprising a computer device: A method and a program system comprising a plurality of windows displayed as an evolving series of instances of said windows with different sizes is described. The content of said evolving series of instances of window sizes may be changed according to specific rules and a change is performed when... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C.

20100205561 - Mouse having screen capture function: A mouse having a screen capture function is provided. The mouse includes a first button and a screen capture function triggering button. A mouse driver including a screen capture program is installed in the computer host. When the screen capture function triggering button is depressed, the screen capture program is... Agent: Kirton And Mcconkie

20100205562 - User generated targeted advertisements: User generated targeted advertisements is described. In embodiments, a selection of an advertisement template for a targeted advertisement can be received when initiated by a user. Advertisement content to incorporate in the advertisement template can be received, as well as selections of recipients to receive the targeted advertisement. A program... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100205563 - Displaying information in a uni-dimensional carousel: The disclosed embodiments are directed to displaying a portion of a list of items and selecting an icon in the list that when activated allows additional items to be added to the list.... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP

20100205564 - Portable telephone and a method of operating it: A system and a method of operating a portable telephone (10), wherein, such as when the telephone is idle, a user provides a movement along a closed curve, and the telephone in response directly provides information relating to contacts stored therein.... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100205565 - Display device: A display device includes a display unit, an information acquisition unit, and a display control unit. The information acquisition unit acquires list information containing title information on a plurality of data files or information corresponding to the title information. The display control unit displays a title list which is a... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20100205566 - Image forming apparatus and image processing method for displaying reduced-thumbnail image: A image forming apparatus (MFP), because a display section thereof has a small window size, has a problem that much work is required for finding out a desired file or for carrying out processing on the found-out file. When displaying folders on the display section of the MFP, a way... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100205567 - Adaptive ui regions for enterprise applications: An adaptive region system can include an adaptive region module and a display module. The adaptive region module can include a mini region button panel module capable of generating a mini region button panel having multiple mini region buttons, a view panel module capable of generating a view panel having... Agent: Marger Johnson & Mccollom, P.C. - Oracle (oracle)

20100205568 - Graphical user interface: This invention provides a graphical user interface which receives a 3-dimensional representation of a first object, provides controls to specify a second object and displays a 3-dimensional representation of the first object in conjunction with the second object. The first object may be a hand of a person and the... Agent: Greer, Burns & Crain

20100205569 - Agenda determination in an electronic device: A method of displaying an agenda at an electronic device includes retrieving, from at least one database of the electronic device, calendared events that meet a set of constraints, determining free time periods absent of the calendared events, and providing the calendared events and at least some of the free... Agent: Perry + Currier Inc. (for Rim)

08/05/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories.

20100199160 - Image stitching for mobile electronic devices: A device and method for modifying content for use on a mobile electronic device are described. In one embodiment, there is provided an automated method for modifying content for use on a mobile electronic device, comprising: selecting image files from a plurality of image files; combining the selected image files... Agent: Ridout & Maybee LLP

20100199161 - System and computer program product for displaying and/or hiding a range of cells in an electronic spreadsheet: The present invention is directed to a method, system and program for displaying and/or hiding, in an electronic multi-dimensional spreadsheet on a user interface, elements of a range of cells, a range of cells having one or more contiguous elements aligned along a given spreadsheet dimension, an element of a... Agent: Lotus And Rational Software David A. Dagg, Esq.

20100199162 - Form management system: A form management system includes a handheld reading device that receives data from a user who fills out a form attached to the handheld reading device. The handheld reading device stores the data on a removable personal storage device. The handheld reading device uses unique user identifiers to control access... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20100199163 - Application software generation device, computer program product and application software generation system: Disclosed is an application software generation device to generate an application software for a data collection device having a reading unit to read discrimination information to carry out collection of data based on the discrimination information including a table data generation unit to generate table data for defining arbitrary items,... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20100199164 - Controlling editing of a portion of a document: To control editing of a document, a representation of the document that contains a property indicating an editing scope of a portion of the document is received by a first editor. The first editor modifies the property to change the editing scope of the portion of the document, such that... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100199166 - Image component web/pc repository: It is an internet application that facilitates annotation, organizes, researches and shares images and corresponding information collected at different times and places. It links and relates images that share common elements. The same person found as a child in one image, as an adult in another, and referenced in a... Agent: Charles Mario Fisk

20100199165 - Updating wrapper annotations: Embodiments of methods, apparatuses, or systems relating to updating wrapper annotations are disclosed.... Agent: Berkeley Law & Technology Group LLP

20100199168 - Document generation method and system: A method executed by a computer of generating a repurposed document comprising providing a representation of a first document with no explicitly defined structure, extracting structural information for the first document using a set of predefined rules, determining a first content item formatted using a first style of the first... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100199167 - Document processing apparatus: A structured document file is created in an efficient manner. A document acquisition unit 3130 acquires the structured document file. A relationship information acquisition unit 3132 acquires relationship information defining the relationship between components included in the structured document file. A display rule retaining unit 3134 retains display rule information... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100199170 - Method and system for identifying dynamic content in hypertext transfer protocol (http) responses: Identifying dynamic content in HTTP responses is disclosed, comprising comparing responses to HTTP requests, identifying portions of the responses that are different as dynamic content, and creating a template that designates the dynamic content.... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100199171 - Method, system and program product for providing an on-demand rich media presentation tool: An on-demand rich media presentation tool (ODRMPT) is disclosed that allows users to upload files, author a presentation with rich media content, deliver it to recipients and track viewing data. The tracked viewing data can include information about recipients' behavior regarding the presentation, e.g., if the presentation was viewed, how... Agent: Hoffman Warnick LLC

20100199169 - Web browser extension for simplified utilization of web services: A method of automatically consuming and processing web services includes parsing a first document describing a web service to identify a first set of attribute-value pairs describing a function offered by the web service and a second set of attribute-value pairs specifying instructions for processing result data returned by the... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP - IBM Austin

20100199172 - Xml streaming transformer (xst): The present invention includes devices and methods to specify a document transformation. A template specifies a transformation that is applied to a document in a streaming mode, without building a full object tree in memory representing the document.... Agent: Haynes Beffel & Wolfeld LLP

20100199173 - Layout apparatus, layout method, and layout program: A layout apparatus for performing layout by arranging a plurality of layout frames on regions respectively corresponding to both of front and back surfaces of a sheet includes an association processing portion configured to set separation information for separating the plurality of layout frames, a setting unit configured to set,... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100199175 - Computer readable medium for creating data, data creating apparatus, printing apparatus and printing system: A computer readable medium storing a program causing a computer to execute a process for creating a data, the process includes: receiving first data described in a print language format for printing; converting a part of the first data, which corresponds to an electronic document format for display, received in... Agent: Sughrue-265550

20100199174 - Extensible font file loading: Extensible font file loading systems and methods are provided. In embodiments, a font file is requested and a handle associated with a font-file stream is received, the font-file stream being associated with the requested font file. The font file is then loaded using the received font-file stream. Alternatively, the handle... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (microsoft Corporation)

20100199176 - Electronic device with text prediction function and method: An electronic device has a predictive text entry function. The electronic device may include a display for displaying a graphical text entry interface in the form of a mind map to a user and a control circuit that controls the displayed content of the mind map. The control circuit may... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20100199177 - System and method for extracting and managing message addresses: A system and method is disclosed for extracting and maintaining in a virtual address book one or more electronic mail addresses from one or more of the various address fields (e.g., “From,” “To,” “Cc,” “Bcc”) of one or more e-mail messages either transmitted from or received at a predetermined network... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP C/o Susan Trader

20100199179 - Portable information terminal: A contact position detecting unit 122 detects the position on the touch panel touched by a controlling object. A rendering unit 104 determines the layout of a document file including a link and display the document in the layout thus determined. A link position specifying unit 106 specifies the position... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20100199178 - Screen output control device for mobile communication terminal: A screen output control device of a mobile communication terminal includes a first screen output unit to output a first portion of a web page on a first screen, and a second screen output unit to output a second portion of the web page on a second screen. The first... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20100199180 - User interface mechanics: Methods, computer readable media, and apparatuses for providing enhanced user interface mechanics are presented. In one arrangement, a scrollable list of content items may be displayed. Input associated with a scroll command may be received. Then, based on the scroll command, a scrollable refresh trigger may be displayed. Subsequently, the... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.

20100199181 - Wizard for selecting visualization: A visualization design system is provided. The system includes a metadata component to describe characteristics of data. An analyzer determines attributes of a peer group, where the attributes are related to prior visualization design experiences of the group. A wizard component determines a subset of potential visualization types based in... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC

20100199182 - System allowing users to embed comments at specific points in time into media presentation: A method and system for linking a web page to a portion of a video is provided. Users can enter comments into a video that include a start and end time index for identifying a portion of a video. Comments are indexed to the media presentations such that they may... Agent: Patent Capital Group - Cisco

20100199183 - System and method for storing multi-source multimedia presentations: A file format design supports storage of multi-source multimedia presentations via the inclusion of indications as to whether a presentation is a multi-source presentation, and for one media type, the tracks of which are from different sources and should be played simultaneously. If a multi-source presentation exists, additional indications may... Agent: Nokia, Inc.

20100199188 - Auto-discovery of diverse communications devices for alert broadcasting: Methods and systems for communicating messages to target communications devices in a target physical location are disclosed. Network sources are queried for logical locations accessible to the network source. A specification of a physical location associated with each logical location is received. Each logical location specification is stored in a... Agent: Oplf LLC - Cassan - Lcassan

20100199185 - Common navigation mechanism for desktop and browser-based applications: A client application provides a user interface for defining a form that includes a navigation control. The navigation control includes two or more selectable tabs that are each associated with a target, such as another form or a report. When one of the selectable tabs on the navigation control is... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100199187 - Instant data sharing system and machine readable medium thereof: An instant data sharing system is provided. The system comprises a user interface (UI) module, an instant communication module and a data sharing module. The UI module comprises a communication window and a presentation window and is used for operating the data sharing system by a user. The instant communication... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100199186 - Methods and systems for interactive evolutionary computing (iec): Methods and systems for interactive evolutionary computing may include generating a set of candidate molecules based on an evolutionary scheme in which an objective function is a priori mathematically unexpressed, presenting data based on the set of candidate molecules to one or more users, receiving at least one input from... Agent: Foley Hoag, LLP Patent Group, World Trade Center West

20100199184 - Prioritizing vitality events in a social networking system: A social networking system is configured to enable users in the system to prioritize vitality events in their respective vitality streams. For instance, a user may designate that at least one specified prioritization action is to be performed for any vitality event having one or more characteristic(s) specified by the... Agent: Fiala & Weaver, P.l.l.c. C/o Cpa Global

20100199189 - Apparatus and method for target oriented law enforcement interception and analysis: An apparatus and method for capturing, processing and analyzing multiple communication items, related to a hierarchy consisting of cases, sub-cases, targets or interception criteria associated with a law enforcement organization. The apparatus and method allow a user to define the hierarchy, receive and process communication items, display the content, meta... Agent: Ohlandt, Greeley, Ruggiero & Perle, LLP

20100199190 - System and process for providing dynamic communication access and information awareness in an interactive peripheral display: The system and method of the present invention provides peripheral awareness of information to a user. Once the information to be provided is determined or specified, it is automatically tracked or watched via at least one conventional communications interface for accessing one or more conventional communications sources. Current information is... Agent: Senniger Powers LLP (msft)

20100199191 - Collaborative work apparatus and method of controlling collaborative work: A collaborative work apparatus includes: a display unit that simultaneously displays work contents edited or referenced by a plurality of users and cursors of a plurality of the users on a display screen; a cursor manipulation input unit that inputs a manipulation signal for each cursor; a cursor manipulation control... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20100199192 - Managing information about relationships in a social network via a social timeline: A system, method, and computer program for generating a social timeline is provided. A plurality of data items associated with at least one relationship between users associated with a social network is received, each data item having an associated time. The data items are ordered according to the at least... Agent: Carr & Ferrell LLP

20100199193 - Client-side simulated virtual universe environment: An invention that provides a client-side simulated virtual universe environment is provided. In one embodiment, there is a simulation tool, including an analysis component configured to identify whether a server-side virtual universe is available; and a construction component configured to provide a client-side simulated virtual universe environment in the case... Agent: Keohane & D'alessandro

20100199195 - Adaptive rendering of a webpage on an electronic display device: Disclosed herein is a method and system for rendering a web page on an electronic display device in a visual presentation format based on preferences of a user. An embedded browser application is provided on the electronic display device. The embedded browser application identifies alterable display attributes of elements on... Agent: Ashok Tankha

20100199194 - Configurable toolbar: Systems and methods are provided that render a configurable toolbar. At runtime, a toolbar configuration file is loaded including a toolbar definition and at least one button definition. A rendering module renders a toolbar based on the toolbar configuration file. The toolbar configuration file is editable by an end-user, thus... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P. Oracle International Corporation

20100199196 - Method for delivering graphic intensive web type content to thin clients: A method and apparatus to provide graphic intensive web type content to a microprocessor base terminal that includes a screen and input device(s), herein after referred to as a thin client, with a fast refresh rate. To achieve this, content is preprocessed into a picture type of web like page,... Agent: Patent Law Office Of D.r. Haszko C/o Dennis R. Haszko

20100199197 - Selective content transcoding: A selective transcoding system makes creating mobile versions of websites more automated with results closer to the look and feel of the original website and modified to account for mobile access patterns. The system gives control over the transcoding process to the content author with the result typically accessible through... Agent: BoswellIPLaw

20100199198 - Layout of user interface elements: User interface frameworks may provide an environment for developers to design and arrange user interface elements within a design layout to create a user interface. Many times UI elements comprise non-integer size values (e.g., height, width, position, etc.) due to text, user specified data, and/or centering, for example. Rendering UI... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100199199 - Manipulation of window controls in a popup window: Systems and methods are provided that manipulating popup window controls. A popup window includes a presentation applet running in the popup window that collects data regarding the presentation. In order to save data collected by the applet before the popup window is closed, a control container embedded in the popup... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P. Oracle International Corporation

20100199200 - Virtual marketplace accessible to widgetized avatars: A system for performing online commerce within a virtual marketplace is disclosed. The system includes computer programming resident on at least one networked server, wherein the computer programming provides an online marketplace having at least one virtual storefront. A user access to the online marketplace includes a user-directed, computer programmable... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath Attn: Intellectual Property Group

20100199201 - System and method for displaying a display panel: A method and system for displaying a display panel are provided. The system includes an image input module and an image display module. The image input module is adapted to obtain an image file selected by a user and parse the image file into image data; the image display module... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP

20100199203 - Apparatus for displaying and managing system parameters and data pertaining to a dental treatment station: For an apparatus for displaying and managing system parameters and data from a dental treatment station having connecting means for connecting the apparatus to a display for displaying the system parameters or data and having communication means for data interchange with the dental treatment station, provision is made for the... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP

20100199204 - Method and an apparatus for decoding an audio signal: r

20100199202 - Selecting channels of a data set for visibility: Selecting channels of a data set for visibility. A first user input specifying a data set may be received. A plurality of channels of the data set may be displayed in a first portion of a display in response to the first user input. A second user input selecting one... Agent: Meyertons, Hood, Kivlin, Kowert & Goetzel, P.C.

20100199205 - System and process for presenting search results in a histogram/cluster format: A user interface system and process for graphically displaying the results of a standard search, such as a database search, to a user on a display device via an interactive search results window in which the user views and filters search results items. These results can be presented in either... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100199206 - Web browser with multilevel functions: A architecture is provided to enable a client web browser to conduct and manage a multilevel search. The browser includes an application layer interface. The application layer interface is for coupling to network via a protocol stack. The browser also includes a markup language parser. The parser receives information from... Agent: Rpx Corporation

20100199207 - Method, device and user interface for controlling the acquisition of measurement data in a medical imaging device: In a method for controlling the recording of measurement data in a medical image acquisition device, in particular a magnetic resonance device, having a control device and an operating device having a display device for displaying a user interface that comprises a navigation area and a content area, when a... Agent: Schiff Hardin, LLP Patent Department

20100199208 - Information display device: An information display device having an operability-improved trackball is provided. A control unit has a mechanism for displaying in such a manner that a second information display region is provided separately from a first information display region, an operation button region is arranged and displayed in a region between them,... Agent: Mattingly & Malur, P.C.

20100199209 - Item setting apparatus, control method and control program for the same: An item setting apparatus for changing over a screen corresponding to a desired tab by selecting the desired tab from plural tabs and setting items displayed on the screen based on a user's operation, comprises an item information holding section to hold item information about indication of items of plural... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20100199210 - Item setting device, control method and control program for the device: The editable tab selectably displayed as well as the fixed tabs is selected by the user, whereby an editable tab screen is created and displayed using the display item information on which item should be displayed on the editable tab screen, the display position information on the position of the... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20100199211 - Item setting device, control method and control program for the device: The display information is compared with the displayed information on what items are already displayed at what positions on the editable tab screen capable of editing the items stored therein, wherein the aforementioned display information includes the display item information on which of the items contained in the fixed tabs... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20100199213 - Map display system, map display device, and map display method: When a map display system acquires first map data on an area of a predetermined range with a first display scale, the map display system also acquires second map data on an area of a larger range including the predetermined range with a second display scale at the same time.... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20100199212 - Operating element for display-supported technical systems: The invention relates to an operating element for technical systems in vehicles, comprising four separately operable key elements (8, 9, 10, 11) and a turnably supported roller (2), which can be moved by compression perpendicular to its axis of rotation (18), whereby the four key elements (8, 9, 10, 11)... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC

20100199214 - Display control apparatus and display control method: A display control apparatus controls to execute variable magnification processing of a partial image of an image indicated by a display range, and to display the partial image in a display area. The display control apparatus comprises a calculation unit which obtains a vertex/vertexes of the display range farthest from... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100199215 - Method of presenting a web page for accessibility browsing: A method of presenting a web page is described which incorporates navigation techniques and tools to allow impaired users to navigate throughout a web page in a convenient and geographically intuitive manner. Elements are sampled for in a region located in a user-specified direction, and a UI tool is presented... Agent: Apple Inc./bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20100199216 - File system in a computing environment: Methods and apparatus uniquely distinguish one file from another in a file system. In one embodiment, a flat architecture uses metadata of files for distinguishment, but files can have identical names and pathname(s) are unneeded. During a file save or find operation, users supply terms useful to themselves regarding the... Agent: King & Schickli, PLLC

20100199217 - Monitoring terminal and monitoring method performed in the same: A monitoring terminal and a monitoring method performed in the monitoring terminal. The monitoring method includes receiving a monitoring set, including a plurality of pieces of monitoring information having a hierarchical relationship from the server, in a single transmission and performing monitoring according to the received monitoring set.... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100199218 - Method and system for previewing recommendation queues: A method and system for previewing a media item recommendation queue. A server receives a request from a first device for at least a portion of a media item recommendation queue associated with a second device. The server provides to the first device a plurality of recommendation queue entries from... Agent: Withrow & Terranova Ct

20100199219 - Adaptive search result user interface: A method and apparatus for an adaptive search user interface is provided. The user interface allows for search results to be customized by the user. The user interface includes a discovery bar of multimedia content that includes additional media content, advertisements, and features that are recommended to users. The discovery... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker LLP

20100199220 - Image information acquisition device, its method, and program: A dynamic image acquisition device includes: input means (12) for inputting a keyword; dynamic image information acquisition means (14) which accesses a dynamic image site and acquires a dynamic image identifier containing the keyword and the address of the link destination of the dynamic image; thumbnail display means (15) which... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100199221 - Navigation of a virtual plane using depth: A touchless HCI provides a virtual surface in three-dimensional space. The touchless HCI may receive input regarding a user movement, process the input to generate clean gesture data and analyze at least one dynamical variable to determine an interpreted action based upon a relationship of the clean gesture data with... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP (microsoft Corporation)

20100199222 - Dynamic family tree representation: In one aspect, a method for interacting with a representation of a family tree is provided. The method comprises receiving family tree information from a user with respect to the family tree, displaying a representation of the family tree based, at least in part, on the received family tree information,... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

20100199223 - Hierarchy display: A method for establishing a hierarchy display includes identifying a basis for a hierarchy. A root of a data set is determined using the basis. A hierarchy is configured beginning at the root. The hierarchy is populated with selected values from the data set. Supplemental data is generated based on... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P. Oracle International Corporation

20100199224 - System and method for generating a user interface for text and item selection: A system and method for generating a user interface for text and item selection is disclosed. As described for various embodiments, a system and process is disclosed for providing an arrangement of selectable items, a mechanism for selection from the arrangement of selectable items, and a mechanism for adjusting the... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/open Tv

20100199225 - Method, apparatus and computer program product for synchronizing cursor events: An apparatus for synchronizing cursor events may include a processor. The processor may be configured to receive an indication of a cursor event of a cursor presented within and associated with a sourcing window of a user interface that also includes a sourced window, wherein the cursor of the sourcing... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP

20100199228 - Gesture keyboarding: Systems, methods and computer readable media are disclosed for gesture keyboarding. A user makes a gesture by either making a pose or moving in a pre-defined way that is captured by a depth camera. The depth information provided by the depth camera is parsed to determine at least that part... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP (microsoft Corporation)

20100199230 - Gesture recognizer system architicture: Systems, methods and computer readable media are disclosed for a gesture recognizer system architecture. A recognizer engine is provided, which receives user motion data and provides that data to a plurality of filters. A filter corresponds to a gesture, that may then be tuned by an application receiving information from... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP (microsoft Corporation)

20100199227 - Image collage authoring: A user interface that includes a catalog area, a collage mock-up area, and a mode select interface control operable to select an operational state of the user interface is displayed. Thumbnails of respective images are shown in the catalog area. A layout of a subset of the images is presented... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100199229 - Mapping a natural input device to a legacy system: Systems and methods for mapping natural input devices to legacy system inputs are disclosed. One example system may include a computing device having an algorithmic preprocessing module configured to receive input data containing a natural user input and to identify the natural user input in the input data. The computing... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100199226 - Method and apparatus for determining input information from a continuous stroke input: An apparatus, comprising a processor configured to receive a continuous stroke input related to a virtual keypad, determine a first input information based at least in part on said continuous stroke input, display a shape associated with said first input information, receive input associated with said shape, and determine a... Agent: Nokia, Inc.

20100199231 - Predictive determination: Systems, methods and computer readable media are disclosed for a gesture recognizer system architecture. A recognizer engine is provided, which receives user motion data and provides that data to a plurality of filters. A filter corresponds to a gesture, that may then be tuned by an application receiving information from... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP (microsoft Corporation)

20100199232 - Wearable gestural interface: This invention may be implemented as a wearable apparatus comprised of a camera, a projector, a mirror, a microphone and a digital computer. The camera captures visual data. This data is analyzed by the digital computer to recognize objects and hand gestures, using color tracking and edge detection techniques. The... Agent: Otis Patent Law

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