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Data processing: presentation processing of document September class, title,number 09/10Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
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20100251085 - Content and subfolder navigation control: Techniques for navigating content and one or more subfolders within a folder are described. In an implementation, an instance of content is situated in a folder. The folder also includes one or more subfolders that may each have one or more instances of content situated within them. When the instance... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100251087 - Information browse apparatus: The information browse apparatus includes a display unit, an input unit, an information acquirer, and a display data constructor. The display unit has a display screen for displaying information. The input unit receives input information including location data of a point on a touch panel mounted on the display screen.... Agent: Fujitsu Patent Center Fujitsu Management Services Of America, Inc.
20100251084 - Input content to application via web browser: The disclosed architecture allows markup language (e.g., HTML) pages to facilitate the insertion of content (e.g., text) into an application to which an input method is attached. In this way, a plug-in developer can implement any UI look and behavior using a web page language (e.g., HTML), communicate with a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100251086 - Method and apparatus for providing hyperlinking in text editing: An approach is provided for associating one or more content identifiers with respective keywords. While a user is using a text editing application, the input is monitored to determine when one of the respective keywords is entered. In response, the one or more associated content identifiers are suggested as hyperlinks... Agent: Ditthavong Mori & Steiner, P.C.
20100251088 - System for automatically integrating a digital map system: A method and system for integrating a digital map system with a source document is disclosed including detecting a location description in the source document, and replacing the detected location description with a hyperlink linking to a depiction of the location description. Another embodiment may include a method and system... Agent: Google / Fenwick
20100251089 - Determining an object location relative to a digital document: Systems and methods for determining an object location relative to a digital document are disclosed herein. A marking is applied to at least one cell in at least one row and to at least one cell in at least one column of a digital document. The markings define an axis... Agent: Black Lowe & Graham, PLLC
20100251090 - Dynamic thresholds for conditional formats: Generally described, embodiments of the present invention provide the ability to utilize dynamic thresholds and dynamic threshold values when generating variable formatting rules to be applied to a range of cells. Dynamic thresholds include, but are not limited to, “Highest Value,” “Middle Value,” “Lowest Value,” “Number,” “Percent,” “Percentile,” and “Formula.”... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)
20100251091 - Automated dynamic differential data processing: A request for differential data relative to a first data element within a group of data elements is received via a user input device. A first differential data value for each of the group of data elements relative to the first data element is calculated. The first differential data value... Agent: Lee Law, PLLC IBM Customer Number
20100251092 - Method and system for processing fixed format forms online: A form processing system for processing electronic forms (e-form) forms while preserving the e-form fixed format is provided. The form processing system includes three functional modes or subsystems: the design mode, the edit mode and the view mode. The system, in design mode, designs form templates, manages permission and sets... Agent: K.p. Correll And Associates, L.L.P.
20100251093 - Automated document formatting tool: A formatting tool enables “smart” copy and paste functions. The “smart” copy and paste functions can be invoked in a context-sensitive manner, depending on the conditions under which the copy and paste functions are implemented. The present invention will automatically include in a selection a paragraph marker at the end... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)
20100251094 - Method and apparatus for providing comments during content rendering: An approach is provided for selecting comments to present when rendering content such as music, images, video, games and other digital media. The approach includes determining a preference of a user for types of expressions presented as comments. Content received for rendering on a device of the user is determined.... Agent: Ditthavong Mori & Steiner, P.C.
20100251095 - Inserting web content into a destination website: An embodiment of the current invention is directed to inserting content from a source website into a destination website. Content from the source website is selected as selected content. A destination website is navigated to and, thereafter, a script is executed in a window displaying the destination website. In embodiments,... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (microsoft Corporation)
20100251096 - Method of entering of data into a data processing system: The present invention relates to a method of entering of data in a data processing system. A first linear sequence of top-level icons is displayed. A second linear sequence of second-level icons for a selected one of the top-level icons is also displayed such that the position of the leading... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20100251097 - Schema framework and a method and apparatus for normalizing schema: The schema framework of the present invention is a set of rules and best practices that a user follows when creating schema in accordance with the present invention. By following these rules, schema are produced that can be used, reused, and managed in a distributed computing environment, thus reducing the... Agent: Gardner Groff Greenwald & Villanueva. PC
20100251098 - Delivering client content on a webpage: Techniques are described to deliver client content on a webpage. In implementations, client content is retrieved to be presented in a webpage to be served to a client. A presentation template is also retrieved. The presentation template includes at least one server-side tag configured to define a presentation of the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100251099 - Schema validation for submissions of digital assets for network-based distribution: Methods and systems for validating digital asset submissions to a network-based digital asset distribution site are disclosed. The validation can be performed in an automated (i.e., computer-implemented) manner at the network-based digital asset distribution site. In one embodiment, the validation of digital asset submissions can include at least schema validation,... Agent: Ti Law Group
20100251100 - Primitive-based presentation of dimensional information using layout script: Some aspects include determination of a report structure defining a frame, the frame associated with a graphical primitive and a data axis, obtaining data associated with the data axis from a structured data source, creation of one or more instances of the graphical primitive based on the data associated with... Agent: Sap Ag C/o Buckley, Maschoff & Talwalkar LLC
20100251103 - Apparatus, control method, and storage medium: An apparatus includes a selection unit configured to select a target page from a plurality of pages having an object, a detection unit configured to detect a page having an object which fits in a margin area in which an object is not arranged in the selected target page from... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20100251101 - Capture and display of digital images based on related metadata: Methods and apparatuses receive receiving a plurality of images and metadata associated with each respective image, determining a viewpoint of one of the images of the plurality, the viewpoint to represent the location and orientation of the image capture device when the image was captured and creating a view including... Agent: Intel/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100251102 - Displaying documents on mobile devices: Displaying a document on an information handling system (e.g., a mobile device) having a display unit and an input unit. In one embodiment, this may comprise: analyzing the document to determine a group of selected objects to be displayed on the display unit; generating object views respectively corresponding to the... Agent: Holland & Knight
20100251104 - System and method for reflowing content in a structured portable document format (pdf) file: A system, method and computer program product for the reflowing of content in a structured portable document format (PDF) document in its native format, including an application for adding and/or deleting content in the PDF document; a reflow mechanism in communication with the application and configured for reflowing content immediately... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20100251105 - Method, apparatus, and system for modifying substitution costs: A method, apparatus, and system are disclosed for modifying substitution cost. A substitution cost module calculates a substitution cost between a first character of a first string and a second character of a second string. A spatial vector module calculates a spatial vector between the first character and the second... Agent: Kunzler Needham Massey & Thorpe
20100251106 - Annotating digital files of a host computer using a peripheral device: In an embodiment, a computer-implemented method comprises receiving, at a tablet computer that is coupled to a host computer, image data representing a selected portion of an electronic document; the tablet computer displaying the same image data on a stroke-sensitive display of the tablet computer; the tablet computer receiving user... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, LLP
20100251107 - Handheld terminal and method of editing data using touch input: Provided is a method of editing data and a handheld terminal using the method. The handheld terminal includes: a recognition unit to recognize a touch input associated with a correction code on a screen; a discernment unit to discern an editing function corresponding to the recognized touch input; and an... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC
20100251108 - Method and apparatus for determining font attributes: Methods and apparatuses for text formatting. In one exemplary embodiment of the present invention, a method to determine a font attribute includes: determining a first number and a second number; receiving input resulting from a sliding (or other repositioning method) of a thumb of a slider to a position; and... Agent: Apple Inc./bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100251109 - Apparatus and method for providing pictures according to sharing levels: A picture sharing apparatus and method are provided. The picture sharing apparatus includes technology for providing pictures differentiated according to sharing levels. The picture sharing technology may receive a picture request from a user's terminal and determine that user's sharing level and provide a picture differentiated in a predetermined form... Agent: North Star Intellectual Property Law, PC
20100251110 - Document processing apparatus, control method therefor, and computer-readable storage medium storing program for the control method: When editing a document having a page that contains image data and text data arranged to coexist, a document processing apparatus determines whether text data exists in each text region in the page. Then, when a user inputs a predetermined operation, among a plurality of text regions in the page,... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20100251111 - Printing simulation system and printing simulation method as well as printing management system: The invention relates to a printing simulation system and a printing simulation method as well as a printing management system. The printing simulation system includes a display controlling apparatus for simulation-displaying the picture of a result where a picture obtained from the picture data to be printed is printed under... Agent: Kanesaka Berner And Partners LLP
20100251112 - Bimodal touch sensitive digital notebook: A touch sensitive computing system, including a touch sensitive display and interface software operatively coupled with the touch sensitive display. The interface software is configured to detect a touch input applied to the touch sensitive display and, in response to such detection, display touch operable user interface at a location... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100251114 - Digital interface for a medical device: A digital interface has a main screen having a treatment screen and a scroll bar. The treatment screen includes a list of treatment inputs. The scroll bar has a displacement detection area, and the scroll bar scrolls to a divider in the list of treatment inputs in response to movement... Agent: Brian R. Woodworth
20100251116 - Flick gesture: A system and method for determining whether a flick gesture has occurred is described. A flick gesture is a simple gesture that may be easily detected and is characterized by minimal interference with other applications or gestures.... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC
20100251113 - Portable electronic device and method for constructing a user interface of the portable electronic device: A portable electronic device and method for constructing a user interface of the portable electronic device are provided. The method predefines function combinations, constructs a coordinate system of a display area on a touch-based screen of the portable electronic device, and generates a matrix user interface based on the coordinate... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss
20100251115 - Soft buttons for an information handling system: An input system for use with an information handling system is disclosed. The input system may include a display device having a viewing area defined by a perimeter, a graphic user interface configured to display an input option within the viewing area adjacent the perimeter, a frame adjacent the perimeter... Agent: Baker Botts L.l.p
20100251117 - Visualization of medical conditions in a virtual universe: This disclosure provides a system and method to enable the diagnosis, prognosis and emulation of medical conditions using virtual world environments. The system and method combines probabilistic and pattern recognition mechanisms for both real and virtual world applications to increase health care reach and presence within computational environments. The disclosure... Agent: Keohane & D'alessandro
20100251118 - Help utility with expanded content display: A method of using a help utility user interface to facilitate data entry into a software application. The method includes receiving via the help utility user interface a first user input relating to a data field of the application software, storing the first user input in a data cell associated... Agent: Christopher P Maiorana, PC Lsi Corporation
20100251119 - System and method for managing incoming requests for a communication session using a graphical connection metaphor: Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable storage media for presenting a selected media message to a first user. The method includes displaying via a graphical user interface (GUI) a notification associated with a request from a first user for a communication with a second user in the context... Agent: Novak Druce + Quigg LLP - Avaya Inc.
20100251120 - Time-marked hyperlinking to video content: In one example, a method includes: receiving from a first user interface a first input from a first user specifying a first particular instant in a video other than a beginning of the video; in response to the first input, generating by one or more computer systems first data for... Agent: Google / Fenwick
20100251121 - Controlling playback of media content: Techniques are disclosed herein for controlling playback of digital media. In one aspect, while playback of the media content is progressing as normal a snapshot such as a thumbnail is displayed to show the user a representation of the media content that is associated with a seek location. In another... Agent: Vierra Magen/microsoft Corporation
20100251122 - Method and apparatus for controlling presentation slides: A presentation control system and method are provided, in which a first terminal is connected to a second terminal to control displaying of a presentation file stored in the second terminal. The first terminal controls execution of the presentation file in the second terminal, controls execution of switching between slide... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP
20100251123 - Multi-level enmeshed directory structures: A method for creating a multi-level enmeshed structure is provided. The multi-level enmeshed directory structure of the present embodiments contain objects described by multiple object descriptors, which can be thought of as tags. Each object can be accessed by any one of the descriptors that describe the object and the... Agent: Wall & Tong, LLP/ Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc.
20100251124 - System and method for mode-neutral communications with a widget-based communications metaphor: Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable storage media for managing communications mode neutrally using widgets. The method includes presenting via a graphical user interface (GUI) a set of connected graphical elements representing a communication session comprising at least two communicating users, wherein each graphical element representing a user... Agent: Novak Druce + Quigg LLP - Avaya Inc.
20100251126 - Analyzing user behavior to enhance data display: A method and apparatus for enhancing the display of data is provided. User interaction data describing the interactions of a plurality of users with a user interface component is stored. The user interaction data is analyzed to identify patterns of prior use of the user interface component. The operation of... Agent: Mahamedi Paradice Kreisman LLP
20100251127 - System and method for managing trusted relationships in communication sessions using a graphical metaphor: Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable storage media for linking participants in a communication session. The method includes presenting a set of connected graphical elements on a graphical user interface (GUI) representing a structure of the communication session and a trusted relationship between a first participant and a... Agent: Novak Druce + Quigg LLP - Avaya Inc.
20100251125 - System, device and method for providing interactive content on an computing device: A system, device and method for providing interactive content on a computing device is provided. In an embodiment, a computing device in the form of a portable computing device is configured to execute a primary web browser application and a secondary web browser application. The primary web browser application is... Agent: Perry + Currier Inc. (for Rim)
20100251128 - Visualization of website analytics: A computer-implemented method for visualization of website analytics overlaid upon the source website is described. In one example embodiment, the method can comprise receiving website usage data associated with a customer website, aggregating the website usage data to generate website statistics, processing the website statistics to generate the website analytics,... Agent: Patent Jurist
20100251129 - Data consumption framework for semantic objects: A data enrichment and consumption framework enables defining data object consumption based on semantic aspects of the data object. Views, contexts, and associations of the data object are defined to dynamically render UI content based on interaction with the data object. Additionally, standard views can be defined to enable rapid... Agent: Sap/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100251130 - Creation of segmentation definitions: A system and method for defining a segment for filtering website visitation data is disclosed. The method allows for creation and editing of a segment using various rules. The rules are defined using events and containers, which act as criteria by which the data is filtered. The system displays the... Agent: M.h.k.k.g., P.C. / Adobe Systems Incorporated
20100251131 - System and method for reusing control tree: A portal containing a plurality of controls that are represented by a meta control hierarchy representing, wherein each node in the meta control hierarchy holds information of one of the plurality of controls. Upon receiving a request from a user for rendering of the portal, a control hierarchy can be... Agent: Fliesler Meyer LLP
20100251132 - Information processing apparatus, image forming system, and recording medium: An information processing apparatus includes a user authentication unit, a display-object-parts presenting section, a parts-selection-instruction accepting section, a layout-instruction accepting section, an action setting section, and a generating section. The user authentication unit permits an authenticated user to create screen data of a display screen. The display-object-parts presenting section presents... Agent: Mcdonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP
20100251134 - Communications apparatus, system and method of providing a user interface: A communications apparatus includes a processing resource arranged to support, when in use, a main application and a user interface. The apparatus, in at least one embodiment, also includes a data store and a user interface host entity arranged to access, when in use, a user interface template selectable in... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce P.L.C
20100251133 - Method and system for providing a user interface in a computer: Presenting a user interface in a computing system, where device-specific information is added to data defined generically with respect to a particular device or presentation technology. The generic definition can be provided via template representing data and functionality of a user interaction, which is presented to a user in a... Agent: Sap/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100251135 - Geological and geophysical, visualization and interpretation software bookmarks: A method for creating a bookmark for geological and geophysical, visualization and interpretation software is described herein. A visualization of seismic or borehole data may be displayed on a computer screen. A request to create the bookmark may be received. The bookmark may represent a state of the displayed visualization... Agent: Schlumberger Information Solutions
20100251136 - Messaging with instructions for media playback: A content processing device is provided. Media content is selectively provided to the content processing device. A profile is used to determine the media content. A software application is included on the content processing device and is configured to receive a message from a remote computer, receive user inputs in... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group
20100251137 - Mobile device messaging application: A social networking mobile software application for particular mobile device which allow end users on their mobile devices to view profiles of themselves that contain images and/or videos while simultaneously hearing and audio description of their ad via wireless connection to the internet and/or cellular provider data network using streaming... Agent: Ray K. Shahani, Esq., Attorney At Law
20100251138 - System and method for integrating an address book with an instant messaging application in a mobile station: This relates to a method for operating a mobile station. The method includes grouping two or more member addresses into a group. The group is presented as a group data in a transient data list. A selection of an option to open a messaging session with the group is selected.... Agent: Jones Day (rim) - 2n
20100251139 - Generating group based information displays via template information: A system, method and computer-readable medium are provided for the generation of group-based information processing service utilizes one or more group-based information templates and contact processing information to determine a set of available contacts and applications or other executable components for inclusion in group-based information. The determination of the contacts... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20100251140 - Virtual meeting place system and method: A virtual meeting place system is disclosed. The online virtual meeting place facilitates initiating, scheduling, or spontaneously organizing an online discussion or meeting, organizing the discussion into active and passive participants, limiting or eliminate participation of selected participants and soliciting, receiving and answering questions. The system is configurable to allow... Agent: Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. (main)
20100251141 - method of sharing information associated with a webpage: The invention discloses a method of sharing webpages between users. Webpages are shared by uploading information to a database as users browse the web. The information is then disseminated to other users visiting the webpage. The invention also discloses customized method of displaying information related to the webpage, including by... Agent: Richard Rowley
20100251142 - System and method for persistent multimedia conferencing services: Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable storage media for managing a virtual meeting room communication session. The method includes establishing a persistent virtual meeting room communication session, the virtual meeting room communication session including shared resources available to virtual meeting room communication session participants, displaying to meeting participants... Agent: Novak Druce + Quigg LLP - Avaya Inc.
20100251143 - Method, system and computer program for creating and editing a website: A method for creating and editing a website comprising providing an extensible website manager application that allows non-technical users to create and edit websites using website components, providing a developer registry of themes, layouts and blocks created by developers, installing the extensible website manager application on a computer storage medium,... Agent: Antoinette M. Tease
20100251144 - Third-party-secured zones on web pages: A computer-implemented method is provided, including storing, in an authentication server system, unique identification codes assigned to respective entities. Secure zone HTML code elements are provided for placement on a web page in association with respective identifiers of the entities, the HTML code elements specifying (a) respective ones of the... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20100251145 - System to provide search results via a user-configurable table: In a particular embodiment, a graphical user interface (GUI) generated by a processor of a search system includes a search results window operable to display a set of search results within a table that includes a plurality of sub-tables corresponding to a plurality of categories. Each sub-table represents at least... Agent: Polansky & Associates, P.l.l.c.
20100251146 - automatic configurator of display objects: A system for configuring objects such as buttons for screens presented in a touch screen display. The configuration may be automatically based on preset styles. The graphical elements or icons and textual elements may be created once but used multiple times in various places. Multiple graphical and textual elements may... Agent: Honeywell/cst Patent Services
20100251149 - Positive identification and bulk addition of custodians to a case within an electronic discovery system: Embodiments of the invention relate to systems, methods, and computer program products for improved electronic discovery. More specifically, embodiments relate to providing positive identification of individuals for addition, as custodians, to cases or matters within an electronic discovery system. The identification is performed simultaneously, in bulk, using disparate information related... Agent: Moore & Van Allen, PLLC For Bofa
20100251147 - Systems and methods for presenting intermediaries: A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, an intermediary engine having a controller, and a storage medium for storing instructions to be executed by the controller. The instructions, when executed by the controller, can cause the controller to receive a measure of a mood... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Gmg Attn: Patent Docketing
20100251148 - User interface for laser targeting system: A simulation system for predicting a likelihood of whether a target object positioned in an environment will be detected by a detection system when illuminated by a laser source. The simulation system may be used for a laser rangefinder application and a laser designator application. The simulation system may provide... Agent: Crane Naval Surface Warfare Center Office Of Counsel
20100251151 - Displaying stacked bar charts in a limited display area: A system and a method are disclosed for visually displaying data points using stacked bar charts on a display screen with limited display area. A magnification region allows presentation of detailed information for a stacked bar compared to other stacked bars displayed. A stacked bar within a magnification region can... Agent: Fenwick & West LLP
20100251152 - Mobile terminal and controlling method thereof: A mobile terminal and as associated method are provided. The method may include displaying one or more menu items on a first touch unit including a touchscreen and recognizing a rotary touch & drag input at a second touch unit as a particular command based on whether one of the... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP
20100251150 - System for defining a user interface of a remote display device: An approach for defining user interface components within a building control or automation system. The user interface definition may be rendered on a remote display device. The rendering may be accomplished through a making of a set of object types which represent the components of the user interface. The approach... Agent: Honeywell/cst Patent Services
20100251153 - Systems, methods, and computer program products displaying interactive elements on a canvas: A computer program product having a computer readable medium having computer program logic recorded thereon comprises code for generating a canvas upon a display space, the canvas being larger than the display space and including an interactive element, code for navigating within the canvas upon the display space code for... Agent: Fulbright & Jaworski L.l.p
20100251154 - Electronic device and method for operating screen: An electronic device and a method of opening a user interface on a screen are disclosed, wherein the screen is capable of displaying a working window and an executing window. When a pointer is positioned on the executing window, a user interface module can generate a first sensing signal for... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20100251156 - Facilitating discovery and re-use of information constructs: A method, system, and computer program product are used to facilitate discovery and re-use of information constructs. The method includes providing an information construct database including a plurality of information constructs, and providing an access interface allowing a user to access the information construct database. The access interface comprises a... Agent: Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. (amex)
20100251157 - Light management system with an integrated energy function: The invention relates to the integration of an energy function into a light management system, particularly for saving energy and monitoring energy consumption. According to an embodiment of the invention, a light management system (10) with an integrated energy function is provided, wherein the system is adapted to receiving energy... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20100251159 - Modular electrical bus system: A modular electrical bus system for a valve manifold has a main communication module with a plurality of modular I/O units each having a plurality of I/O fittings being both electrically and mechanically connectable together via a bridge member connecting adjacent units and the main communication module. At least one... Agent: Reising Ethington P.C.
20100251155 - Placeholder activities and in-lining of code editors in workflow designer: Developing a declarative workflow application. In a first instance of a workflow designer application, user input is received defining a declarative workflow definition with workflow elements. Some of the workflow elements may be dummy workflow elements having no underlying imperative code. This declarative workflow definition can be provided to a... Agent: Workman Nydegger/microsoft
20100251158 - System and method for graphically managing communication sessions: Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable storage media for managing a communication session via a graphical user interface (GUI). The method causes a communication device to present a set of connected graphical elements representing a structure of the communication session via the GUI, the communication session comprising at... Agent: Novak Druce + Quigg LLP - Avaya Inc.
20100251160 - Measurement and reporting of performance event rates: Methods and systems are disclosed for measuring performance event rates at a computer and reporting the performance event rates using timelines. A particular method tracks, for a time period, the occurrences of a particular event at a computer. Event rates corresponding to different time segments within the time period are... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100251161 - Virtual keyboard with staggered keys: A computing system includes a touch display and a virtual keyboard visually presented by the touch display. The virtual keyboard includes one or more rows of staggered virtual-touch-input keys. The computing system further includes a touch-to-key assignment module configured to assign a touch directed to the virtual keyboard and recognized... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100251162 - Interactive search graphical user interface systems and methods: In one of many possible embodiments, a system includes a media content processing subsystem configured to display an interactive search graphical user interface having at least a first viewing pane and a second viewing pane. A user may input a sequence of at least one character into the first viewing... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group
20100251163 - Parsing of input fields in a graphical user interface: A parsing method for a graphical user interface interaction process, the method comprising defining a control symbol for direction to a text based input field and defining when the control symbol is input to an input box of a graphical user interface that a processor is directed to the text... Agent: Chernoff, Vilhauer, Mcclung & Stenzel, LLP
20100251164 - Navigation among media files in portable communication devices: The invention relates to a method for navigating among media files in a mobile communication device. The method comprise assigning at least two features of at least two media files a graphical representation, wherein the graphical representation of the features enables said features to be comparable to each other, displaying... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP
20100251166 - Information browse apparatus: An information browse apparatus includes an attractive data detector, a display unit, a scroll processor, and a data clipper. The attractive data detector detects attractive data and a location of the attractive data. The display unit displays partial data of spread data on a display area corresponding to a screen... Agent: Fujitsu Patent Center Fujitsu Management Services Of America, Inc.
20100251165 - Information-enhanced user interface presentation: An approach is described for supplementing a scrolling region of an item user interface (UI) presentation with scrolling-region information. For example, the scrolling region can be enhanced by presented information regarding a flattened list of containers. The approach may also involve varying a representation of a collection of items displayed... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100251167 - Scrollbar user interface for multitouch devices: Two sliding user interactions along a display surface of a multitouch input display device are detected in approximately opposite directions proximate to a display location of a scroll element displayed on a graphical user interface (GUI) of the device. Available content displayed within the GUI is automatically zoomed based upon... Agent: Lee Law, PLLC IBM Customer Number
20100251168 - Mixer device, method for controlling windows of mixer device, and program for controlling windows of mixer device: A method is designed for controlling windows of a mixer device including a processing unit, an operating panel, and a touch panel provided on the operating panel, the touch panel functioning as both a display part for displaying windows and an input part for inputting instructions. The method is performed... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.
20100251169 - Automatic generation of markers based on social interaction: Aspects relate to observing various activities, interactions, behaviors, and other factors associated with a data exchange and creating one or more markers based on significant details associated with the observance. The one or more markers are retained and selectively rendered as a function of one or more conditions that should... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (microsoft Corporation)
20100251171 - Graphical user interface which adapts to viewing distance: A viewing system includes a display screen; a processor for providing pictorial images and a graphical user interface menu to be displayed on the display screen; a user interface control for enabling a user to select particular items from the graphical user interface menu in order to control the pictorial... Agent: Peter P. Hernandez, Patent Legal Staff Eastman Kodak Company
20100251172 - High-speed recovery for computing systems: The invention broadly contemplates a computing system that offers high-speed recovery. The system is configured to offer such a high-speed solution via an instant roll back scheme. The system utilizes a virtualization to handle the system state and provide a rescue and recovery like solution without requiring a full system... Agent: Ference & Associates LLC
20100251173 - Information processing device, contents processing method and program: There is provided an information processing device including, a screen control unit that causes a user terminal to display a position selection screen displaying a plurality of user positions where a user can be located in a virtual space and allowing a user to select one user position from the... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100251170 - Interface navigation tools: Navigation tools for an interface (e.g., a graphical user interface) are disclosed. In one aspect, a first stack item (e.g., a first directory) that includes one or more stack elements (e.g., subdirectories) is presented in the interface. User input selecting one of the one or more stack elements causes a... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20100251175 - Auto-positioning a context menu on a gui: A computer-implemented method, system and computer program product for positioning a context menu on a Graphical User Interface (GUI) are presented. A cursor over a selected element on the GUI is clicked to display a context window. When scrolling to a chosen option within the context window occurs, the entire... Agent: Law Office Of Jim Boice
20100251177 - System and method for graphically managing a communication session with a context based contact set: Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable storage media for presenting a contact manager associated with a communication session represented in a graphical user interface (GUI). The method includes grouping by context contacts associated with a user in the communication session, wherein the communication session is displayed as a... Agent: Novak Druce + Quigg LLP - Avaya Inc.
20100251176 - Virtual keyboard with slider buttons: A computing system includes a touch display and a virtual keyboard visually presented by the touch display. The virtual keyboard includes one or more slider buttons, and each slider button includes a plurality of touch-selectable items. The computing system further includes a touch-detection module configured to recognize which of the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100251178 - List item layouts system and method: A method of displaying list items is provided that includes defining a plurality of list items, defining a plurality of layouts, and linking each list item to a layout such that each layout can be linked to one or more list items. An electronic device is provided that includes a... Agent: Apple Inc. C/o Fletcher Yoder, PC
20100251180 - Radial menu selection with gestures: Embodiments of the invention are generally related to graphical user interfaces (GUIs), and more specifically to selecting items from a radial menu. More specifically, embodiments of the invention provide a complex set of gestures which, when performed using a screen pointer, facilitate fast and accurate selection of radial menu items... Agent: Ibm Corporation, Intellectual Property Law Dept 917, Bldg. 006-1
20100251179 - Radial menu selection with overshoot capability: Embodiments of the invention are generally related to graphical user interfaces (GUIs), and more specifically to selecting items from a radial menu. More specifically, embodiments of the invention provide a complex set of gestures which, when performed using a screen pointer, facilitate fast and accurate selection of radial menu items... Agent: Ibm Corporation, Intellectual Property Law Dept 917, Bldg. 006-1
20100251182 - Selection candidate display method, selection candidate display device, and input/output device: A selection candidate display method, a selection candidate display device, and an input/output device are provided. When a number of receivable broadcasting stations is not “4” or less, a controller allocates the receivable broadcasting stations to three segmented logical areas among four segmented logical areas, allocates a scroll area to... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20100251181 - User interface for digital photo frame: A digital picture frame has a frame bounding a touch screen that presents a user interface having first and second arcs of selector elements. The first are of selector elements is manipulable to establish an input genre root, and the second arc is manipulable to select an input branching from... Agent: Rogitz & Associates
20100251183 - Information processing apparatus and method: The invention relates to an information processing apparatus and method which allow a user to readily select, upon transmission of an electronic mail or upon uploading of image data, image data of a plurality of images to be attached to the electronic mail or image data to be transmitted. The... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug
20100251184 - Approach for advanced user navigation: A system for hierarchical navigation of menus on a screen and particularly from one menu to another menu at the same level of a menu hierarchy. The system may provide side-to-side movement between menu elements to more easily navigate the menu pyramid. It may facilitate access to the details of... Agent: Honeywell/cst Patent Services
20100251185 - Virtual object appearance control: A method of controlling the appearance of an object in a virtual environment of a computer game, in which the computer game is arranged to move the object within the virtual environment, the method comprising: associating with the object a three-dimensional array of nodes by storing, for each node, data... Agent: Ostrow Kaufman & Frankl LLP Susan Formicola
20100251186 - Mobile terminal providing graphic user interface and method of providing graphic user interface using the same: A mobile terminal providing a graphic user interface and method of providing a graphic user interface are disclosed. In one embodiment a mobile terminal may comprise a control unit, a touch screen display unit coupled to the control unit, and a memory storing instructions to be executed by the control... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP
20100251187 - Localized information-preserving levels in model visualization: Local areas of a visualized modeling language diagram are viewable at different levels of detail without losing information such as model elements and their connectivity. Multiple elements are associated with a group element, which has a visual portion derived from the appearance of a group member element. Connectors between group... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100251188 - Method of determining input pattern and computer readable storage medium: A method of determining input pattern is adapted to be implemented on an electronic apparatus equipped with a touch panel and includes the steps of: detecting a plurality of boundary points between an input pattern inputted through the touch panel and a circumscribed polygon of the input pattern, detecting an... Agent: Lanway Ipr Services
20100251189 - Using gesture objects to replace menus for computer control: The present invention generally comprises a computer control environment that builds on the Blackspace™ software system to provide further functionality and flexibility in directing a computer. It employs graphic inputs drawn by a user and known as gestures to replace and supplant the pop-up and pull-down menus known in the... Agent: Zimmerman & Cronen, LLP09/23/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories.
20100241939 - Photo album: An electronic photo album providing a plurality of templates, each for a different occasion or style of occasion or type of album. Each template is a computer program including a plurality of pages, at least one page having a background design, music and transition effects suitable for the subject matter... Agent: Deborah A. Gador
20100241941 - Method and system for forming a hyperlink within a digital version of a paper: A method performed by a computer system. The method includes storing a version of a mass-produced printed paper, identifying at least a subset of characters within the version, and in response to the identified subset, forming at least one hyperlink within the version, the version being displayable on a display... Agent: SprinkleIPLaw Group
20100241942 - Method and system for forming a hyperlink within a digital version of a paper: A method performed by a computer system. The method includes storing a version of a mass-produced printed paper, identifying at least a subset of characters within the version, and in response to the identified subset, forming at least one hyperlink within the version, the version being displayable on a display... Agent: SprinkleIPLaw Group
20100241940 - Trail-based data content discovery, organization, and processing: Embodiments described herein include a trail generator for implementing a content trail associated with selected data pages. The trail generator retrieves references to data pages selected from the Internet from storage and generates a content trail for the data pages selected from the Internet. The content trail is generated using... Agent: Hoffmann & Baron, LLP
20100241943 - System and method for the comparison of content within tables separate from form and structure: A system, method and computer program product for comparison of content within tables, separate from the form and structure of those tables; including identifying tables in a first and second document, creating respective text arrays of content of the tables from the first and second documents, comparing the content of... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20100241944 - Method and apparatus for associating advertising content with computer enabled maps: A computer based system and method for mobile and online Internet type advertising that includes advertisements in “tag maps”, which are interactive maps with associated text strings. The system allows advertisers to buy, lease or bid in real time for advertising opportunities associated with particular tags (text strings) within such... Agent: Yahoo!
20100241945 - Proactive creation of photobooks: A method for proactively creating a photobook includes identifying a group of images by a computer system and automatically creating a design for a photobook by the computer system without receiving a user's request for designing a photobook if the number of images in the group is determined to be... Agent: Xin Wen
20100241946 - Annotating images with instructions: A method described herein includes the acts of receiving an image captured by a mobile computing device and automatically annotating the image to create an annotated image, wherein annotations on the annotated image provide instructions to a user of the mobile computing device. The method further includes transmitting the annotated... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100241947 - Advanced features, service and displays of legal and regulatory information: Systems and techniques are disclosed that allow a user to enter a query in a query input region of a graphical user interface and respond to the query by automatically directing it to an appropriate database, saving a user from having to choose among the myriad databases within the system.... Agent: Thomson Reuters C/o Intellectual Property Dept. Attn: Michelle Chang
20100241948 - Overriding xslt generation: A method is presented for editing and saving a web page at a client based web-page editor. A rendered web page is received from a server computer and displayed at a web-page editor on the client computer. The client computer identifies one or more customizable web parts on the web... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)
20100241951 - Generating formatted documents based on collected data content: Embodiments described herein include a document generator, which is implemented using a computing system with one or more computing devices, to generate a formatted document associated with a collection of data page units. The document generator or can include a collector, an organization unit, and a formatting unit. The collector... Agent: Hoffmann & Baron, LLP
20100241950 - Xpath-based display of a paginated xml document: A computer-implemented method, device, and computer readable medium transform a markup language document from a digital form to a user-specified form on a display device. Based on a configuration file, a digital markup language document is processed. For a current navigated-to page in the markup language document, context is set... Agent: Fay Sharpe / Xerox - Rochester
20100241952 - Extendable meta-data support in final form presentation datastream print enterprises: Methods, systems, and apparatus for generating and associating meta-data with a final form presentation datastream document where the meta-data is structured in accordance with the datastream component architectures. Meta-data objects (“MDOs”) are architected as components of a presentation document and thus are well defined to allow applications to reliably access... Agent: Duft Bornsen & Fishman, LLP
20100241953 - Method and apparatus for encoding/deconding signal: The disclosed embodiments relate to a multimedia data encoding/decoding method and apparatus. In some aspects, an encoding method includes generating a file type area having information on a file format; generating a data area comprising a plurality of media data areas; and generating a media information area comprising a plurality... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20100241954 - Method and system for deriving and matching local formatting in an electronic document: Determining and applying format attributes associated with content in an electronic document that is cut or copied from an electronic document and pasted into the same or different electronic document. The determination may be based on the format attributes of the content within a region of an electronic document containing... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)
20100241956 - Information processing apparatus and method of controlling information processing apparatus: According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes a touch panel comprising a display unit comprising a display screen and a touch sensor provided on the display screen and configured to output detection signals indicating touched positions on the display screen, a mode setup module configured to set a... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100241958 - Method and system to manage and prioritize windows based on touch strip inputs: Method and system for managing and prioritizing windows based on touch strip inputs. A method may include detecting a user gesture on a touch strip positioned on a screen, where the screen has multiple regions, and each region is associated with a set of applications. The method further includes identifying... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100241955 - Organization and manipulation of content items on a touch-sensitive display: Embodiments related to the manipulation of content items on a touch sensitive display are disclosed. One disclosed embodiment comprises a method for operating a graphical user interface on a computing device comprising a touch-sensitive display. The method comprises displaying a content container on the touch-sensitive display, the content container being... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100241957 - System with ddi providing touch icon image summing: A data processing system having a display incorporating a touch screen, a constituent display driver (DDI) and method of display an image including a touch icon are disclosed. The DDI receives image data principally defining the display data defining the image on the display and separately receives touch icon image... Agent: Volentine & Whitt PLLC
20100241959 - Enhanced 3d sound: A system and method are disclosed for providing improved 3D sound experience to a user. The sound generation layer is customizable to allow the user and/or application provider to modify the internal rules the sound generation layer uses to render sounds, to amplify sounds that fall below a pre-set or... Agent: Conley Rose, P.C. David A. Rose
20100241960 - Information processing apparatus and information processing method: An information processing apparatus having an input configured to receive a first operation and a second operation input by a user, a playback unit configured to obtain predetermined data and play back the data based on the operation input by the user from the input; and a display control unit... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100241961 - Content presentation control and progression indicator: A graphical interface for presenting the relationship between a primary content item and multiple supplemental content items. A progression bar corresponding to the rendering or playback of the primary content is provided to show the progression through the primary content. A series of graphic elements, each corresponding to a supplemental... Agent: Smith Frohwein Tempel Greenlee Blaha, LLC
20100241962 - Multiple content delivery environment: A content presentation environment enables a primary content source to be presented to a user, along with supplemental content that may relate to the primary content or, may be completely unrelated (such as an advertisement). As the primary content is presented, supplemental content is either automatically presented or made available... Agent: Smith Frohwein Tempel Greenlee Blaha, LLC
20100241963 - System, method, and apparatus for generating, customizing, distributing, and presenting an interactive audio publication: Systems, methods, and apparatuses for generating, customizing, distributing, and presenting an interactive audio publication to a user are provided. A plurality of text-based and/or speech-based content items is converted into voice-navigable interactive audio content items that include segmented audio data, embedded visual content, and accompanying metadata. An audio publication is... Agent: Fiala & Weaver, P.l.l.c. C/o Cpa Global
20100241964 - Shared feed reader and method of shared feed reading: A shared feed reader for multiple users and a method for sharing feed reading are provided which provide group collaboration features. The shared feed reader includes a server including a processor hosting the shared feed reader for remote access by multiple users, and a user interface for each of the... Agent: Ibm Corporation, T.j. Watson Research Center
20100241965 - Mobile terminal apparatus: An apparatus includes: a display; a memory for storing site address used by first application and contents information including title and associated contents data used by second application independently from the first application; and a processor for executing a process including: controlling operation of the first and second applications independently;... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20100241966 - Method and apparatus for controlling controlled device included in network: A method of controlling at least one controlled device at an external device outside a network including a control device and the controlled device is provided. The method includes transmitting a message accepting a control request requesting to control the controlled device in a session established with the control device;... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100241967 - Setting and modifying method of user operating interface for use in digital audio/video playback system: A setting and modifying method of a user operating interface is used between a user device and a digital audio/video signal receiving and processing device through a network. The setting and modifying method includes the following steps. Firstly, the user device acquires a first user operating interface setting information from... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys
20100241969 - Method and system for creating temporary visual indicia: The present invention relates to new and improved embodiments of systems and methods for using a “pen” input as a temporary pointer to highlight a portion of a document and having the “ink” disappear. In embodiments, a method and system for temporarily marking a portion of a document comprises sending... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)
20100241968 - Tool for embedding comments for objects in an article: Embodiments are directed to managing viewer entered comments about a specific word, phrase, picture, or other multimedia content, such as a picture, sound, or video clip, in an article, document, and/or a web page. A document is presented to a viewer, wherein the document includes special highlighting (e.g., font type/size,... Agent: Yahoo! Inc. C/o Frommer Lawrence & Haug LLP
20100241970 - Electronic device and method of messaging meeting invitees: A method of composing an email message at an electronic device and an electronic device operable to carry out the method are provided. The method includes receiving an email command from a user input of the electronic device through a calendar user interface, the email command relating to at least... Agent: Perry + Currier Inc. (for Rim)
20100241971 - System and method for interactively collaborating within a secure online social networking community: Interactive collaboration within a secure, server-based social networking community integrated with a secured document management system includes at least one of a plurality of professional functionalities and a plurality of integrative functionalities to members having a member virtual identity within the community. Members may assemble into a network of members... Agent: Zuber & Taillieu LLP
20100241972 - Systems and methods for collaboration: In some embodiments, the disclosed systems and methods provide a client-server infrastructure capable of supporting a variety of asynchronous and synchronous collaboration activities in a so-called collaboration place. Some of these activities include chatting, viewing and/or editing one or more data files, and sharing one or more applications, data files,... Agent: Winston & Strawn LLP Patent Department
20100241973 - Gesture engine: Techniques for manipulating graphic objects in response to gestures provided with a user interface device are disclosed. The technique includes indicating when a gesture associated with the graphics objects is to use a determined action. Others gestures are locked out from using the determined action with other graphic objects. Graphic... Agent: Steven Stewart
20100241974 - Controlling malicious activity detection using behavioral models: Systems, methods, and computer program products are described for controlling malicious activity detection with respect to information technology assets based on behavioral models associated with the respective information technology assets. Protection rules and corresponding sensitivities associated with the behavioral models are applied by protection services to detect malicious activity with... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100241976 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and information processing program: An information processing apparatus includes: a display element; an indicated position detection means whose manipulating face is placed on a display screen of the display element and which accepts an indicating manipulation performed by a user, and detects and outputs information on coordinates representing a position indicated with the indicating... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik
20100241975 - Map display device and method for controlling indication of map: A storage medium stores map data divided into unit areas. A control circuit indicates a map on an image display unit according to the map data. The map data includes name records, which respectively correspond to names to be indicated in the map. Each of the name records includes information... Agent: Posz Law Group, PLC
20100241977 - Obtaining complete forensic images of electronic storage media: In a method of obtaining a complete forensic image of an electronic storage media containing electronic data, the storage media is part of a computer system. The method includes the steps of: (a) storing a data collection program on an external storage device; (b) sending the external storage device to... Agent: Law Offices Of Tim Headley
20100241979 - interface element for a computer interface: The present invention provides method of manipulating a displayed object capable of interacting with an interface element of a computing interface. The computing interface has a display module for displaying the displayed object in a display area, and which causes the displayed object to interact with the interface element and... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower
20100241978 - Dynamic generation of user interfaces and automated mapping of input data for service-oriented architecture-based system management applications: A method and system for dynamically generating a semantically correct user interface (UI) panel for a service request and automatically mapping input data for service-oriented architecture-based system management applications. A document is received that includes semantic annotations specifying semantics of elements of a service request input message. During runtime, a... Agent: Schmeiser, Olsen & Watts
20100241980 - Online virtual safe deposit box user experience: The claimed subject matter provides a system and/or a method that facilitates seamless integration of a data storage service within an operating system (OS). An online safe deposit box can store a portion of data, wherein the online safe deposit box is hosted by a data storage service provider. A... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100241981 - System and method for displaying and using non-numeric graphic elements to control and monitor a vision system: This invention provides a system and method for employing GUI-based non-numeric slide buttons and bar meters to setup and monitor operating parameters of a vision system (the term “vision system” as used herein including the above-described vision detector). Such parameters can include, but are not limited to the threshold at... Agent: Cognex Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20100241982 - User interface device: A user interface device which displays an operation key in a display unit using a predetermined design. The device includes: a history storing unit that stores a history record in which a content of a setting operation carried out by a user for each of past jobs that have been... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP
20100241984 - Method and apparatus for displaying the non alphanumeric character based on a user input: In accordance with an example embodiment of the present invention, an apparatus, comprising a shorthand-aided rapid keyboarding enabled touchscreen is configured to receive a user input. Further, a processor is configured to identify a position in a text input; and determine a non alphanumeric character based at least in part... Agent: Nokia, Inc.
20100241985 - Providing virtual keyboard: Apparatus and methods are described for providing a virtual keyboard. In one aspect, an apparatus for providing a virtual keyboard to be displayed on a touch screen is described. The apparatus includes a memory unit that includes a data repository to store data comprising at least one virtual keyboard configuration... Agent: Fish & Richardson, PC
20100241983 - System and method for accelerometer based information handling system keyboard selection: An information handling system presents a keyboard at a touch screen display to accept end user key inputs. An accelerometer integrated in the information handling system detects accelerations that indicate a change in the configuration of the keyboard presented at the touch screen display. The keyboard presentation adjusts from a... Agent: Hamilton & Terrile, LLP
20100241986 - Portable electronic device and method for displaying large format data files: A portable electronic device includes a rendering circuit to visualize large format data files on a narrow display. The large format data files are rendered using either a desktop display mode or a mobile display mode. The desktop display mode renders the data file using data file-specified dimensions and resolutions.... Agent: Ridout & Maybee LLP
20100241988 - Portable dataport device and method for retrieving, inter-relating, annotating and managing electronic documents at a point of need: A method and device for using a portable dataport for electronic document retrieving, annotating, inter-relating, and managing, comprising a view manager having an at least one-dimensional grid. The view manager and grid provide document inter-relation and management in a user friendly fashion. The view manager is electronically linked to an... Agent: Meyer Unkovic & Scott LLP
20100241987 - Tear-drop way-finding user interfaces: A tear-drop way-finding user interface (UI) may be provided. A first UI portion corresponding to a device location may be provided. In addition, an object may be displayed at a first relative position within the first UI portion. Then, upon a detected change in device location, a second UI portion... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)
20100241989 - Adjustable user interfaces with movable separators: Tools and techniques for adjustable user interfaces with movable separators are provided. Display devices provided by these tools may include fixed-size hardware display screens. These display screens include input control portions that are responsive to user input to receive commands from users, and include output display portions for presenting output... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100241991 - Computer-based electronic information organizer: A computer-implemented method for organizing and presenting electronic information on a client device. The method can include enabling a user to create a plurality of topics by inputting criteria that define each of the topics. A plurality of electronic items are then automatically associated with the topics by applying the... Agent: Marsh, Fischmann & Breyfogle LLP
20100241990 - Re-usable declarative workflow templates: A server computing system stores at least one workflow template and at least one workflow customization table. The workflow template includes activity elements that indicate activities included in the workflow. The activity elements include attributes associated with input properties of the indicated activities. At least one of the activity elements... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)
20100241992 - Electronic device and method for operating menu items of the electronic device: A method for operating menu items using an electronic device is provided. The electronic device includes a camera, a visual perception unit, a displaying unit, and a display screen. The displaying unit displays menu items on the display screen. The camera captures a visual image of the user's eyes when... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss
20100241993 - Key input method and device thereof: A key input device includes: a display unit configured to display a keypad including one or more keys, the one or more keys having a plurality of characters and sequentially displaying the characters according to a rotation of the one or more keys; and a controller configured to display a... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20100241994 - Interface for toggling objects: A first single-action input is received indicating a start tracking request and including information identifying a first current location of a user-controlled object on a user display device. A second single-action input is received indicating a movement of the object across the display device to a first different location and... Agent: Brake Hughes Bellermann LLP C/o Cpa Global
20100241995 - Communication device: A communication device for sending data to a destination includes a destination storage unit for registering the destination; a condition input unit for inputting a registration condition to register the destination in the destination storage unit and a deletion condition to delete the destination registered in the destination storage unit;... Agent: Kubotera & Associates, LLC
20100241996 - Xmb submenu preview: A television menu system. A cross-media bar menu displays on a display upon actuation of a menu command. The cross-media bar menu displays a plurality of menu selections arranged in a crossing pattern. One of the menu selections serves as a focused menu selection either by default when the menu... Agent: Miller Patent Services
20100241997 - Display device: In a display device, the display unit includes a first portion and a second portion. The display control unit changes a screen image to display from one to another of the plurality of screen images along a screen navigation path starting from the base screen image. The navigation string generating... Agent: Scully, Scott, Murphy & Presser, P.C.
20100241998 - Virtual object manipulation: Systems, methods and computer readable media are disclosed for manipulating virtual objects. A user may utilize a controller, such as his hand, in physical space to associate with a cursor in a virtual environment. As the user manipulates the controller in physical space, this is captured by a depth camera.... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP (microsoft Corporation)
20100241999 - Canvas manipulation using 3d spatial gestures: User interface manipulation using three-dimensional (3D) spatial gestures may be provided. A two-dimensional (2D) user interface (UI) representation may be displayed. A first gesture may be performed, and, in response to the first gesture's detection, the 2D UI representation may be converted into a 3D UI representation. A second gesture... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)09/16/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories.
20100235723 - Electronic apparatus having electronic dictionary function: An electronic apparatus includes: a display device; an input unit; a dictionary storage; and a link destination display section configured to control the display device to display explanatory information being correlated with a passage being displayed on the display device based on link information that correlates the explanatory information as... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC
20100235724 - Information processing apparatus, image data generation method, and computer-readable storage medium: An apparatus changes at least one of a size of variable graphics, a position of the variable graphics, and a size of a print area in such a way as to eliminate an overlap between the variable graphics and other graphics. To reduce the size of the variable graphics, the... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20100235726 - Methods and graphical user interfaces for editing on a multifunction device with a touch screen display: In some embodiments, a device displays content on a touch screen display and detects input by finger gestures. In response to the finger gestures, the device selects content, visually distinguishes the selected content, and/or updates the selected content based on detected input. In some embodiments, the device displays a command... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP/ Ai
20100235725 - Selective display of elements of a schema set: A schema browsing system is described herein that allows a user to quickly consume information about one or more XML schema elements of a schema set that the user is interested in and to visualize relationships of other elements to the elements of interest, irrespective of how the elements are... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100235727 - Systems and methods for dynamic electronic signature placement: Systems and methods for ensuring proper placement of electronic signatures in dynamic electronically-signed documents where the signature location of the documents may change based on changes of terms within the documents are described. The documents are dynamic or variable documents in that the text and signature line or lines of... Agent: Michael F. Krieger Kirton & Mcconkie
20100235728 - Document editing device, document editing method and computer readable medium: A document editing device includes: a storage section that stores document information partitioned in plural pages and page designating information which designates a page to be used of the plural pages of the document information so as to be correlated with the document information and a purpose; a page designating... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20100235729 - Methods and graphical user interfaces for editing on a multifunction device with a touch screen display: In some embodiments, a device displays content on a touch screen display and detects input by finger gestures. In response to the finger gestures, the device selects content, visually distinguishes the selected content, and/or updates the selected content based on detected input. In some embodiments, the device displays a command... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP/ Ai
20100235730 - Consume-first mode text insertion: A consume-first mode for an editor is automatically entered if one or more predefined heuristic conditions are met. Some examples of heuristic conditions include conditions indicating that a user will be entering computer program source code during test-driven development, user action to undo autocompletion, and expected entry of a dynamically... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100235731 - Portable communication terminal and communication server: A portable communication table comprising a user interface for inputting an operating signal for character input, a dictionary database for storing a conversion dictionary for associating an input character with a converted character, an FED processing section for executing a character conversion program to acquire the operating signal inputted through... Agent: Maier & Maier, PLLC
20100235733 - Direct manipulation of content: Various embodiments provide techniques for direct manipulation of content. The direct manipulation of content can provide an intuitive way for a user to access and interact with content. In at least some embodiments, content manipulation is “direct” in that content displayed in a user interface (e.g., one or more Web... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100235734 - Methods and graphical user interfaces for editing on a multifunction device with a touch screen display: In some embodiments, a device displays content on a touch screen display and detects input by finger gestures. In response to the finger gestures, the device selects content, visually distinguishes the selected content, and/or updates the selected content based on detected input. In some embodiments, the device displays a command... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP/ Ai
20100235735 - Methods and graphical user interfaces for editing on a multifunction device with a touch screen display: In some embodiments, a device displays content on a touch screen display and detects input by finger gestures. In response to the finger gestures, the device selects content, visually distinguishes the selected content, and/or updates the selected content based on detected input. In some embodiments, the device displays a command... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP/ Ai
20100235732 - System and method for interacting with status information on a touch screen device: A method for interacting with a computing device, involving presenting a first mode of a touch interface, where the touch interface is configured as a user interface of the computing device, where the touch interface comprises at least one status icon, and where in the first mode, the status icon... Agent: Osha Liang LLP/oracle
20100235736 - Virtual magnifying glass with on-the fly control functionalities: A display screen magnifier is controllable by a user to magnify selected portions of a desktop including windows open on the screen. A moveable magnifier frame is provided, within which a magnified image is presented. The magnified image corresponds to screen content located within a magnification region underlying the magnifier... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)
20100235737 - Method for displaying web page and mobile terminal using the same: The present disclosure is related to a mobile terminal comprising: a display unit configured to display a web-page; a memory configured to store a first internet driving program and a second internet driving program for executing the web-page; a wireless communication module configured to access an internet server; a user... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20100235738 - Product limitations advisory system: A system that automatically prompts a computer user about a known limitation of a product component, such as a software component. Generally, there is contemplated herein a method including providing a physical computing device, running software in the physical computing device, detecting whether the software has a known limitation, and... Agent: Ference & Associates LLC
20100235742 - device for displaying a plurality of multimedia documents: The invention relates to a device for displaying multimedia documents. According to the invention, such a device includes: organization means adapted to organize said multimedia documents into at least first and second sets of multimedia documents disposed in a first direction; and browsing means adapted to respond to at least... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP Attn: Patent Docket Dept.
20100235743 - Incorporating interactive media into a playlist: An exemplary system includes a media control operable to begin playing a media segment automatically after buffering the media segment, and a host application operable to receive a reference to the media segment, initialize the media control with the media segment, and cause the media control to postpone playing of... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC
20100235740 - Interactive access to media or other content related to a currently viewed program: A method for providing content related to a multimedia program on a display device, including: monitoring a currently viewed multimedia program by a user on a display device; retrieving content related to the currently viewed multimedia program from a content source based on information obtained from said currently viewed multimedia... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC
20100235741 - Media player framework: Systems and methods for managing media playback are described. In one embodiment, a third party media request is received from a third party application. A native media request is sent to a native media player in response to the third party media request. The native media request causes the native... Agent: Apple Inc./bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100235739 - Remote access to advanced playlist features of a media player: A media player can have advanced-playlist creation capabilities such as the ability to automatically generate a playlist around a “seed” song selected by a user. In some embodiments, the accessory can determine whether the media player can use a particular song as a seed song for an advanced playlist and... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20100235744 - Source content preview in a media system: Systems and/or methods are provided that facilitate surveying media sources in a media entertainment system. An index component can provide an index of a set of available media sources in the media entertainment system. In addition, a selection component can displays the set of available media sources and receive selection... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP
20100235745 - Accessibility system for consumer devices: An electronic device includes a number of features for which settings can be adjusted by a user. The device includes a user interface through which the user can adjust the settings; a standard operating mode in which settings for all of the features are available through the user interface, when... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC
20100235746 - Device, method, and graphical user interface for editing an audio or video attachment in an electronic message: A method is performed at a multifunction device with a display and a touch-sensitive surface. User selection of an audio or video file to be sent in an electronic message is detected. In response to detecting a first input by the user, an audio or video file editing interface is... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP/ Ai
20100235747 - Method for adjusting parameters of audio device: A method for adjusting parameters of an audio device is provided and applied to an adjusting system operated by a user to adjust the audio device. The method includes steps of: executing an application program with the adjusting system; the application program providing a graphical user interface for receiving data... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys
20100235748 - System and method for automated content presentation objects: Provided is a system and method for centralizing common messaging (i.e. conveying or presenting information to a recipient/observer) functionality across a plurality of heterogeneous Mobile data processing System (MS) applications, and for synergistically bringing new messaging functionality to those applications. New synergistic presentation/messaging capability is brought to MS applications with... Agent: Jonathan E Jobe
20100235749 - Web to phone contact information messaging system: A method of transmitting contact information to an approved mobile communication device includes receiving an input representative of desired contact information located on a first web page and an input representative of the identity of a desired mobile communication device. The method also includes saving information representative of the desired... Agent: Nitesh Ratnakar
20100235750 - System, method and program product for a graphical interface: A system for a graphical user interface for network applications and network resources includes a workspace application unit for presenting to a user, the network applications and network resources within a workspace area where the user can interact with the network applications and network resources to perform tasks. A configuration... Agent: Bryce Douglas Noland
20100235751 - Providing an interactive and customizable organization tree having communication options: A highly interactive directory tree can be provided through a client user interface. A user can access an organization's records through, for example, a web-based user interface on the client computer system. The user interface can be configured to display a directory tree of related member records in the organization,... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower
20100235752 - Business support system and business support apparatus: A business support system includes: a portable terminal used by a user; and a business support apparatus connected with the portable terminal, the portable terminal including: an input device; a device for accepting an input into the input device; a device for transmitting a signal indicating that the input is... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20100235753 - Method for requesting and viewing an attachment image on a portable electronic device: A method for viewing a full image of a server stored original attachment on a portable electronic device including: building a graph structure within the server representing a map of the original image, downloading and displaying a re-sized image from the server to the portable electronic device, the original image... Agent: Brij K. Agarwal Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC
20100235754 - User information widgets and methods for updating and retrieving user information: User information is provided to web applications by embedding a widget in a web page served to a user's client from a web application server. The widget is a software component that is configured to retrieve user information from a user information web server repository in response to a request... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Mb Attn: Patent Docketing
20100235755 - Driver interface and methods: Disclosed are methods of methods of propagating a customized user interface, and corresponding apparatus and computer-readable medium. The methods include displaying a user interface on a first computer, the user interface presenting options to a user to customize the user interface, receiving selections of the options to customize the user... Agent: Prass LLP
20100235757 - Apparatus and method for interacting with internet content: The invention includes a method of presenting distributable computer readable media to a user in response to a user request. The method comprises the steps of identifying a definition of a Networked Information Monitor (NIM). A NIM frame is defined for the NIM using the definition. Content is then retrieved... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP
20100235756 - Transaction system, transaction processing device, screen information generating method, and screen information generation processing program: The transaction processing device receives comment information on the transaction object input by a user from a comment input terminal device as the terminal device used by the user; recognizes user identification information for identifying the user who has input the comment information; generates the link information associated with a... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100235761 - Contact sidebar tile: Methods, systems, and computer program products for tracking real-time communication data within a single contact tracking application for diverse communication providers and applications. A global data store is synchronized with real-time communication data, such as presence, status, unread messages, and unread notifications, from each application/provider. Real-time communication data for contacts... Agent: Workman Nydegger/microsoft
20100235760 - Method for calibrating relative time in content of message: A method for calibrating a relative time in content of a message is provided. A relative time word is identified in various kinds of transmission information, and the relative time is calibrated to an absolute time according to a sending time of the message. Even a date, a time zone... Agent: Dr. Banger Shia Patent Office Of Bang Shia
20100235758 - Method, system and apparatus for sorting topics within a group: A method for sorting topics in a user group of instant messaging is disclosed. An instant messaging server receives a user request for creating a topic within a user group, and thereupon creates a corresponding topic group. Upon subsequently receiving from a request for joining the topic, the server adds... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC
20100235759 - Unified management method of various types of messages of a personal information terminal: The present invention relates to a method of displaying several types of messages all together through a single window and of enabling a user to write and transmit a message with no consideration of message type. This unified message management method displays various types of messages all together along with... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP
20100235763 - Collaborative hierarchical document development and review system: A computer software product for allowing simultaneous multi-level collaboration, including in real time between an author and a group of reviewers invited by the author to comment on a document stored in a computer file. The computer software enables each reviewer to view the document and make changes thereto which... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20100235762 - Method and apparatus of providing a widget service for content sharing: An approach is provided for sharing rendered content that includes receiving initial data that indicates a content sharing service and a subscriber to the service. An initialization message is sent to the content sharing service based on the initial data. In response, a subscriber data message that comprises a playlist... Agent: Ditthavong Mori & Steiner, P.C.
20100235764 - Discussion support apparatus, discussion support method, and computer-readable medium: A discussion support apparatus includes a holding unit, a first accepting unit and a generating unit. The holding unit holds pieces of discussion state information each indicating a state of a discussion at a corresponding one of points in time included in a period of time during which discussions are... Agent: Sughrue-265550
20100235765 - Dom based media viewer: A system by which a computer user can view or listen to selected media objects, such as videos or podcasts or Internet radio, located in the Document Object Model (“DOM”) of a web page. The system is able to isolate the media objects selected by a user or the media... Agent: Oyen, Wiggs, Green & Mutala LLP 480 - The Station
20100235766 - Device and method for creating, distributing, managing and monetizing widgets: The present invention relates to a widget, and to exemplary methods of creating, maintaining, monetizing and reporting the widget and its underlying architecture. The present invention provides for the creation of a widget and may allow for the incorporation of content which may be further transported or distributed using the... Agent: Thomas J. Mcwilliam, Esquire Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
20100235768 - Personalized user interface based on picture analysis: The user interface of an electronic device may be personalized based on one or more images selected by the user. The images are analyzed to create a theme that is applied to the user interface of the electronic device. The theme may be transferred to and applied to the user... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP
20100235767 - Scaling composite shapes for a graphical human-machine interface: Parameters associated with sub-elements of a composite shape may determine how the sub-element is scaled during resizing of the composite shape. A graphical display editor may use the scaling parameters to calculate various scaling factors that are then applied to the sub-elements of each composite shape during resizing. The editor... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP (fisher)
20100235769 - Smooth layout animation of continuous and non-continuous properties: A layout animation system is described herein that performs smooth transitions for properties of a layout, regardless of whether the layout properties are discrete or automatically calculated. Before a transition is executed, the layout animation system extracts and stores the positioning, sizing, and visibility of participating elements across the layout... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100235770 - Methods and graphical user interfaces for editing on a multifunction device with a touch screen display: In some embodiments, a device displays content on a touch screen display and detects input by finger gestures. In response to the finger gestures, the device selects content, visually distinguishes the selected content, and/or updates the selected content based on detected input. In some embodiments, the device displays a command... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP/ Ai
20100235771 - System and method for drag-and-drop graph building with live feedback: Computer-implemented systems and methods provide near real-time graph data feedback to a user during a drag-and-drop graph display creation process. A graph creation display region is displayed, where a graph display data structure contains associations between graph display components and variables, the associations in the graph display data structure defining... Agent: Patent Group 2n Jones Day
20100235773 - Gene expression browser for web-based search and visualization of characteristics of gene expression: Gene Expression Browser is developed for scientists to easily search and visualize the gene expression profiles from large amount of microarray expression data. Web 2.0 technology, full-text searching and server caching are applied to the software application so that large amount data are retrieved very fast from server and are... Agent: Bo-in Lin
20100235772 - Image forming apparatus, information processing apparatus, information processing method, and computer-readable recording medium: An image forming apparatus including a receiving unit configured to receive an application information item that corresponds to an application or a job that is executed by the application, and to record the application information item in a storing unit, wherein the application information item includes a function identification item... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100235774 - Method and system for presenting traffic-related information: Presenting of real-world situational data on a dynamically updateable user interface is provided for by providing a dynamically updateable user interface that includes dynamic objects having variable characteristics and that correspond to real-world objects, receiving situational data that corresponds to a status of the one or more real-world objects, and... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP Intellectual Property Department
20100235775 - Operation display device and image forming apparatus equipped therewith: When displaying in the energy saving mode, an operation screen having operation buttons related to functions that can be used in the energy saving mode, control is carried out so that the operation buttons related to the functions that can be used in the energy saving mode are displayed in... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20100235776 - Social network for affecting personal behavior: A social network for affecting personal behavior is provided. The psychological and behavioral progress of a registered user of the social network is maintained. The social network provides the registered user with friends who can track the user's progress and encourage the user by communications with the user. The friends... Agent: Lumen Patent Firm
20100235777 - Providing a proxy view for an application in a window manager: A window manager process hosts proxy window objects created by an application in a window manager display structure. A process in a device creates a local proxy view object within a window manager display structure for the window manager process. The process registers an identifier for a remote proxy window... Agent: Apple Inc./bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
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20100235778 - Methods and graphical user interfaces for editing on a multifunction device with a touch screen display: In some embodiments, a device displays content on a touch screen display and detects input by finger gestures. In response to the finger gestures, the device selects content, visually distinguishes the selected content, and/or updates the selected content based on detected input. In some embodiments, the device displays a command... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP/ Ai
20100235780 - System and method for identifying words based on a sequence of keyboard events: A system, a computer readable storage medium including instructions, and computer-implemented method for displaying at least one word based on a sequence of keyboard events. A sequence of keyboard events representing keystrokes is received. The sequence of keyboard events is processed by: accessing and traversing nodes of a trie data... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP/ Ai
20100235781 - Method and apparatus for automatically updating a primary display area: Receiving commands from a remote controller and automatically activating display areas for cursor navigation. Content display areas within a display frame respectively correspond to a variety of content items and include a primary display area wherein cursor navigation is activated and secondary display areas wherein cursor navigation is prevented. Remote... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC
20100235782 - Systems and methods for viewing patient data: Implementations of the present invention include methods of providing and managing patient data. In some implementations, methods include providing patient data to a data management system that is in communication with an information system located at a facility, providing the patient data to a remote device that is in communication... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20100235786 - Enhanced 3d interfacing for remote devices: Operating a computerized system includes presenting user interface elements on a display screen. A first gesture made in a three-dimensional space by a part of a body of a user is detected. In response to the first gesture, an area of the display screen selected by the user is identified,... Agent: D. Kligler I.p. Services Ltd
20100235783 - Methods and graphical user interfaces for editing on a multifunction device with a touch screen display: In some embodiments, a device displays content on a touch screen display and detects input by finger gestures. In response to the finger gestures, the device selects content, visually distinguishes the selected content, and/or updates the selected content based on detected input. In some embodiments, the device displays a command... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP/ Ai
20100235784 - Methods and graphical user interfaces for editing on a multifunction device with a touch screen display: In some embodiments, a device displays content on a touch screen display and detects input by finger gestures. In response to the finger gestures, the device selects content, visually distinguishes the selected content, and/or updates the selected content based on detected input. In some embodiments, the device displays a command... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP/ Ai
20100235785 - Methods and graphical user interfaces for editing on a multifunction device with a touch screen display: In some embodiments, a device displays content on a touch screen display and detects input by finger gestures. In response to the finger gestures, the device selects content, visually distinguishes the selected content, and/or updates the selected content based on detected input. In some embodiments, the device displays a command... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP/ Ai
20100235789 - Display control system and method: A display control system includes a memory system and an identifying control unit. The memory system is configured to store an identification code for an authorized operator of the display control system and an associated function interface for the authorized operator. The associated function interface comprises commonly used functions of... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss
20100235788 - Favorites list sharing: Techniques are described to share items from a favorites list. In an implementation, a list entry for a favorites list may be associated with content from a third party source by a first user. The favorites list may be presented in a webpage to display the list entry and the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100235787 - System and method for accessing internet protocol phone based applications: A system and method for accessing internet protocol (IP) phone based applications in an IP phone is disclosed. The method includes displaying a sidebar display on a graphical user interface (GUI) of the IP phone. The sidebar display is visible while an IP phone based application is displayed adjacent the... Agent: Mitel Networks Corporation Michelle Whittington, Esq.
20100235790 - Graphical user interface for displaying objects: First user-generated input is received that selects a first element in a graphical user interface identifying a work area. In response, a plurality of second elements characterizing categories of objects associated with the work area are displayed in the graphical user interface. Thereafter, second user-generated input is received that selects... Agent: Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky & Popeo, P.C.
20100235791 - Smart menu apparatus: A smart search menu is displayed on a video display unit, wherein the menu includes an accumulated search criteria list and a results list. A user's selection is input from the menu as a selected element, and, if the user has selected an element of the search criteria, then the... Agent: John P. O'banion O'banion & Ritchey LLP
20100235792 - Content abstraction presentation along a multidimensional path: Content abstractions are emerged in to an ingress terminus of a multidimensional path and depth transitioned through the multidimensional path to an egress terminus. The content abstractions are eliminated at the egress terminus.... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20100235794 - Accelerated scrolling for a multifunction device: A computer-implemented method is performed at a multifunction device with a display and a touch-sensitive surface. The method includes detecting multiple input gestures by a user, beginning with an initial input gesture. For each input gesture after the initial input gesture, the method scrolls information on the display at a... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP/ Ai
20100235793 - Methods and graphical user interfaces for editing on a multifunction device with a touch screen display: In some embodiments, a device displays content on a touch screen display and detects input by finger gestures. In response to the finger gestures, the device selects content, visually distinguishes the selected content, and/or updates the selected content based on detected input. In some embodiments, the device displays a command... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP/ Ai09/09/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories.
20100229078 - Content display control apparatus, content display control method, program, and storage medium: The content display control apparatus (1) reproduces moving image content in which captions and video images are correlated with each other by time stamps, thereby causing a display apparatus (5) to display the captions and the video images. In the reproduction, a caption display section (3) causes the display apparatus... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20100229080 - Collaborative linking of support knowledge bases with visualization of device: A system and method which may be implemented at least partly by a computer, are provided for developing a support system. A virtual representation of a device is generated for display on a user interface. Links between components of the virtual representation, which represent components of the device, and corresponding... Agent: Fay Sharpe / Xerox - Rochester
20100229082 - Dynamic context-data tag cloud: Disclosed are a system, method, and article of manufacture of a dynamic context-data tag cloud. A context data from a context-enriched message is acquired. A context-data tag that corresponds to the context data is generated. A context-data tag cloud comprising at least one context-data tag is provided. A mobile device... Agent: Richard R. Peters
20100229079 - Information processing apparatus and information processing method: The page division unit which contains link information is updated by merging an image data indicated by the link information into the start of the page division unit, and changing a link destination indicated by the link information to the image data (S505).... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100229081 - Method for providing a navigation element in an application: Integration of a first application and at least one second application can be done in the following way without requiring changes to the application source code even if the number or identity of the second application(s) changes. The first application reads a first piece of information identifying a reference provider... Agent: Hoffman Warnick LLC
20100229083 - Screen display program generating apparatus, screen display system, computer readable storage medium having stored therein a computer program causing a computer to function as the screen display program generating apparatus, and screen display program gen: To automatically generate a screen display program where parameters vary like web service calling. A style sheet generating section 121 (a layout generating section) may generate style sheet data (a layout program) based on layout information data stored by the layout information storing section 112. A script generating section 122... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100229084 - Rapid software report development tool with auto database handling and menu tool-bar plug-in for application report access: A method is provided for generating reports for a computer monitored or aided environment that has a server-side module, a client-side module and a database, the server-side module, client-side module and database being interconnected, The method includes creating a report layout, the report layout containing a predefined number of dynamic... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C.
20100229085 - System and method for yearbook creation: A yearbook system is provided. The yearbook system provides a single, extensive resource to plan, create, educate about, sell, and distribute yearbooks. The system further provides an integrated yearbook system management and yearbook production system to enable the production of the yearbook to a printed output. A yearbook server hosts... Agent: Dorsey & Whitney LLP Intellectual Property Department
20100229086 - Content rendering on a computer: Portions of content are transformed into portions of rendered content. While the portions of the content are being transformed into portions of the rendered content, each discrete portion of the rendered content can be provided to the application program after that portion is completed.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100229087 - Computer readable medium, information processing device and image processing method: An information processing device includes; a processing content information creating unit that creates processing content information indicative of content of processing corresponding to operation accepted for operation target information to be operated by a user; a processing content information storing unit that stores the processing content information; and an outputting... Agent: Sughrue-265550
20100229088 - Graphical representations of music using varying levels of detail: Systems, methods, and machine-readable media are disclosed for providing graphical representations of music of varying levels of detail. An electronic device can determine the attributes of a first type (e.g., genre) associated with the music. The electronic device can display a graphical representation of the music using the attributes. The... Agent: Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
20100229091 - Information processing apparatus and estimating method: Provided is an information processing apparatus including an operation display unit for displaying a display screen and detecting an operation location on the display screen based upon a user operation on the display screen, a pressure detecting unit including a plurality of pressure sensors for detecting a pressure value according... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20100229089 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method and program: There is provided an information processing apparatus including a control section which, if it is determined that a first object is selected by an operating body, causes a second object, which is obtained by duplicating a part or all of the first object, to be displayed at a predetermined position... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20100229090 - Systems and methods for interacting with touch displays using single-touch and multi-touch gestures: Embodiments include position detection systems that can identify two touch locations mapped to positions proximate a GUI object, such as a boundary. In response to movement of one or both of the two touch locations, the GUI object can be affected, such as moving the boundary to resize a corresponding... Agent: John S. Pratt, Esq Kilpatrick Stockton, LLP
20100229092 - Method and system for providing multiple levels of help information for a computer program: A method and system for providing help information for a computer program. The help system provides help information based on a schema that specifies the structure of a valid computer program. The schema provides definitions of program element types that are specific instances of a program element type derived from... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP Patent-sea
20100229093 - Apparatus and method for sorting video inputs in input select menu of display device: A display device has a plurality of video inputs and a video selection switch for switching between video inputs based on user inputted commands. An input select menu containing a list of the available video inputs can be displayed on the device. A remote control or input key is used... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC
20100229094 - Audio preview of music: Systems, methods, and machine-readable media are disclosed for providing an audio preview of songs and other audio elements. In some embodiments, the electronic device can provide a user-controllable pointer scrollable through various categories, such as different genres or artists. Responsive to each movement of the pointer, the electronic device can... Agent: Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
20100229095 - Workflow widgets: Systems, methods, computer-readable mediums, user interfaces and other implementations are disclosed for workflow widgets. In some implementations, a widget workflow method includes: launching a widget at a first device; and updating the widget with content created at a second device.... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20100229096 - System and interface for monitoring information technology assets: An application service provider (ASP)-based interface and system for analyzing performance and costs of respective enterprise information technology assets from the correlation of metrics data of enterprise SNMP-enabled devices.... Agent: Fenwick & West LLP
20100229097 - Method for selecting a communication system assigned to a transmission network of an automation system: A method for selecting a communication system assigned to a transmission network of an automation system, where a transmission network with a plurality of subscribers, connected to the transmission network, of one or more automation systems is displayed, or is capable of being displayed, on a display unit. The transmission... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane LLP
20100229098 - Configuration of intelligent electronic device: An arrangement is disclosed for configuring an intelligent electronic device, having a configuration unit configured to provide a plurality of function blocks into a visual representation of a configuration of the intelligent electronic device. Each function block is configured for executing a function in the intelligent electronic device and has... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC
20100229099 - Remote audio: Various embodiments for remote presentation of an interface of a computing device, such as a PC, are described herein. In particular, in various illustrated embodiments, a local device such as a Digital Media Adapter (DMA), mobile device, cellular telephone, etc. may be used to receive input from a remote control,... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Cpa Global
20100229100 - Methods and systems for storing and accessing application history: In a communication device, multiple instances of different applications may execute. Advantageously, at least one instance of an application records and stores a browsing history of data items accessed during its execution. This stored browsing history may be made available to later instances of applications. Furthermore, one or more such... Agent: Sprint
20100229101 - Weather information in a calendar: A system receives location information from a user, retrieves weather information based on the received location information, retrieves calendar information associated with the user, and associates the weather information with the calendar information in a calendar application.... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP
20100229102 - Assistive communication device: An assistive communication device of the type on which a user can compose a message to be spoken by the device, using an input device to select items on a display to construct the message, can operate in a mode suitable for visually impaired and/or inexperienced users by aurally stepping... Agent: Ropes & Gray LLP
20100229105 - Integrated experience of vogue system and method for shared integrated online social interaction: A novel application and user interface for facilitating group interactions over a network integrates messaging, file sharing, media playing, journaling, profiles, and gaming into a cohesive environment. The groups facilitated by the invention are persistent and mobile in that a user does not have to recollect and reconfigure the group... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (microsoft Corporation)
20100229103 - System and method for conference management: The present invention relates to a system for conference management and a method for conference management. The system for conference management comprises a gateway including a conference control module; a plurality of computers connected to the gateway by a network, each of the computers storing a report content respectively; and... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee
20100229104 - Teleconferencing apparatus, teleconferencing system, method of controlling teleconferencing apparatus, and computer-readable medium storing control program for controlling teleconferencing apparatus: A teleconferencing apparatus for a teleconference to be performed between a plurality of terminal apparatus including a shared display area and an individual display area, the teleconferencing apparatus includes a browsing page information storage control device that causes a browsing page information storage device to store, identification information for identifying... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20100229108 - Computational delivery system for avatar and background game content: Data defining an avatar is received, over a network. The data defining the avatar is stored to a computer readable medium. A sprite sheet comprising a plurality of sprites is created, using at least one computing device, using the data defining the avatar. Each sprite comprises a partial rendering of... Agent: Greenberg Traurig, LLP
20100229107 - Cross-interface communication: Cross-interface communication is described, including generating data associated with a synthetic environment, the synthetic environment comprising one or more communication protocols, converting the data using one of the one or more communication protocols to generate converted data, wherein the converted data is interpreted using another of the one or more... Agent: Kokka & Backus, PC
20100229106 - Synthetic environment character data sharing: Synthetic environment character data sharing is described, including retrieving data from a plurality of sources configured to store the data, the data being generated from an interaction between a character and a synthetic environment, generating a feed comprising dynamic content associated with the character and the synthetic environment, the feed... Agent: Kokka & Backus, PC
20100229111 - Accelerated system and methods for synchronizing, managing, and publishing business information: Embodiments of the invention provide an accelerated system and methods for gathering business information, augmenting that information to conform to requirements for sharing the information and for synchronizing, managing and publishing the information across the supply chain. Through use of a control module business information is gathered from a variety... Agent: Sap_dlg
20100229109 - Apparatus and method for transmitting image data, and computer-readable storage medium for computer program: An image forming apparatus is provided with a first electronic mail message transmission portion for transmitting an image file of a target image to be transmitted to an intended receiver to an apparatus of the intended receiver together with a URL of a web page on which an image format... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC
20100229110 - Task sensitive methods and systems for displaying command sets: Methods and systems present commands to a user within a software application program by determining the user's context within the application program and automatically presenting in a user interface commands that pertain to the user's current context. When the user's context changes, the context-sensitive commands are automatically removed from the... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)
20100229112 - Problem reporting system based on user interface interactions: A system for reporting and analyzing problems encountered by computer users. The system includes a recording tool executing on a user computer to capture a sequence of user interactions in the context of a graphical user interface. When a problem or other stop event is encountered, the tool generates a... Agent: Wolf Greenfield (microsoft Corporation) C/o Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
20100229114 - User interface for interaction with virtual machine: Systems, methods, and computer program products are described that provide a user interface to a user of a first operating system to enable the user to interact with a second operating system executing in a virtual machine. If the first and second operating systems are in communication in accordance with... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100229113 - Virtual office management system: A virtual office management system has an image output module that displays as a single view web page. A series of defined sections are included in the single view web page, a defined section being a divisible frame capable of displaying separate content within that divisible frame, a physical office... Agent: Barley Snyder, LLC
20100229115 - Zoomable user interface data generation: Systems and methods for generating zoomable user interface dynamically or at scale are disclosed. In at least some implementations, at least portions of zoomable user interface information returned to a client may be generated in response to a request. In the same or other implementations, one or more of a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100229117 - Apparatus and method for information display of portable device: Provided is a method of displaying information of a portable device, which includes receiving a signal of booting or termination of the portable device; and displaying a valid information which is previously set while the booting or termination process is performing.... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC
20100229116 - Control aparatus: A control apparatus includes a voice recognition unit for recognizing user utterance to output a recognized word, a function storage unit for determining and storing a desired function that corresponds to the recognized word, a detector for detecting a preset user operation, a button display unit for displaying on a... Agent: Posz Law Group, PLC
20100229119 - Graphical user interface for filtering a population of items: Graphical user interface for filtering a population of items. The graphical user interface may be implemented as a method on a system comprising a computer server or other computing device. The system defines a library of available criteria to be used in filtering a population of items to identify items... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/ebay
20100229118 - Method and program product for producing medical findings on the basis of medical image data: In order to produce a set of medical findings based on image data which has been obtained by way of different imaging methods, a plurality of image viewer programs has hitherto been required. In at least one embodiment, a viewer device is to be provided, with which different image data... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20100229120 - Operation assisting apparatus and operation assisting method: The operation assisting apparatus estimates a function desired by a user based on a history of user operations for selecting options displayed on a menu screen having a hierarchical structure, and provides an operational assistance based on a result of the estimation. The apparatus includes: an option-function distance storage unit... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20100229121 - System and method for capturing, aggregating and presenting attention hotspots in shared media: A method and system for providing an attention hotspot in temporal media is provided and executes following explicit or implicit user actions. The method comprises identifying at least one event related to playback or browsing of the temporal media, deriving the significance of the identified event in accordance with one... Agent: Telcordia Technologies, Inc.
20100229122 - Floating action buttons: A user interface (UI) includes floating action buttons. Respective hot zones are established for associated respective UI elements. When a focus is targeting (e.g., located at) a given hot zone, one or more floating action buttons that are associated therewith are presented as part of the UI. Activation of a... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC
20100229123 - System and method to visually present assets and access platforms for the assets: System and methods to visually present assets and access platforms for the assets are provided. A particular method includes receiving asset data associated with an asset and user data associated with a user. The method includes determining available platforms for the asset from the asset data and the user data.... Agent: At & T Legal Department - Toler Attn: Patent Docketing
20100229125 - Display apparatus for providing a user menu, and method for providing user interface (ui) applicable thereto: A display apparatus and a method for providing a user interface (UI) applicable thereto, are provided. The display apparatus controls so that, if a direction of a user gesture recognized at a gesture recognizing unit is within a first range from a first direction, an item arranged at a predetermined... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100229124 - Graphical representation of elements based on multiple attributes: Systems, methods and machine-readable media are disclosed for providing a graphical representation of elements, such as songs. Each element may be associated with at least one of multiple attributes. For each of the elements, a degree of relevancy can be computed with respect to each of the attributes. A graphic... Agent: Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
20100229126 - Apparatus and method for presenting contents: A first content is selected by a user as a processing object. A change of at least a part of the first content is detected based on a time information from a timer. After the change is detected, a second content as a next processing object, a third content related... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20100229127 - System and method for navigating posts in a discussion: A method for navigating posts in a discussion including parent posts and child posts, a child post being in reply to a parent post, wherein a further reply can be made to a child post and wherein multiple child posts can be made in reply to respective parent or child... Agent: Deepak Malhotra Malhotra Law Firm, PLLC
20100229128 - Input apparatus and input system: An input apparatus includes an operating portion, a display screen portion capable of displaying a first screen having a first selection region selected when a state where the pointer is overlapped is held for a first time and a second screen having a second selection region selected when a state... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group
20100229129 - Creating organizational containers on a graphical user interface: Embodiments related to the formation of an organizational container on a touch-sensitive graphical user interface are disclosed. One disclosed embodiment provides a method of forming an organizational container comprising receiving a touch gesture at the graphical user interface, the touch gesture defining a set of zero or more content items... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100229130 - Focal-control user interface: A user interface and techniques for manipulating a graphical representation via indirect manipulation of focal controls are described. Generally, the user interface includes a graphical representation (e.g., an image, video, application, browser, map, etc.), one or more visible or transparent focal controls, and gesture detection functionality to detect inputs from... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC09/02/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories.
20100223541 - Automated and user customizable content retrieval from a collection of linked documents to a single target document: A user initiated unification command can be received from a user interface. The unification command can be associated with a selected portion of a fragmented document. The fragmented document can include more than one discrete documents interconnected by at least one reference. Each reference can be a linkage to content... Agent: Patents On Demand, P.A. Ibm-rsw
20100223542 - Method, system and apparatus for providing pinned bookmarks: A method, apparatus and system for producing pinned bookmarks is provided. Hardware components of a computing device are enabled to process a browser application for retrieving browser data from a remote computing device and control a display device to display at least a first representation of the browser data. Positional... Agent: Perry + Currier Inc. (for Rim)
20100223543 - Automating interrogative population of electronic forms using a real-time communication platform: A computer-implemented method of obtaining form data can include selecting a control from within an electronic form, determining a textual representation of the control, and sending the textual representation of the control as part of a message to a client messaging system through a real-time communication system. A response message... Agent: Cuenot, Forsythe & Kim, LLC
20100223545 - Ip multimedia subsystem service configuration: A method of controlling the presentation of user changeable IP Multimedia Subsystem service conditions at a user terminal, where service conditions are defined within an XML document maintained within the IP Multimedia Subsystem network. The method comprises including within the XML document one or more informational elements identifying those conditions... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20100223544 - Remotely controlling a browser program: In a method for remotely controlling a browser program executed on a source computer from a target computer, wherein the browser program generates a browser window (1) in which objects (11, 12, 13, 14, 15) are displayed in a structurally coordinated manner taking into account the design of the browser... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
20100223546 - Optimized search result columns on search results pages: Computer-implemented system and methods are disclosed for optimizing the relative positions of sponsored and organic search results on a search results page displayed to a user, including calculating, by a search engine, a degree of commerciality of a search query; receiving the search query from a user by the search... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione / Yahoo! Overture
20100223547 - System and method for improved address entry: An improved system and method for address entry are provided for a user to enter a plurality of addresses into a recipient field of an electronic communication composition application. According to embodiments described herein, an auto-complete list is generated based on an input indicative of at least a portion of... Agent: Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
20100223548 - Method for introducing interaction pattern and application functionalities: The invention describes a method for introducing interaction pattern and/or functionalities of a plurality of cations (11, 11′, 11″) to the user (13) of an interactive system (1). An application (11, 11′, 11″) provides characteristics (CR) of its interaction pattern and/or functionalities to the interactive system (1). The interactive system... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20100223550 - Appratus, program and method for assisting a user in understanding content: An assisting apparatus, method and computer program that assists a user in understanding content. The assisting apparatus includes a history storing unit that stores a history of assistance settings set up by the user for each of a plurality of pieces of content already accessed by the user, a retrieval... Agent: Ibm Corporation, T.j. Watson Research Center
20100223549 - System and method for controlling entertainment devices using a display: A method is disclosed for controlling an electronic device, the method including but not limited to electronically identifying a first remote control device for a first electronic device at a multimedia processor end user device; accessing specification data for the first remote control device for determining functions available on the... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Roebuck Attn: Patent Docketing
20100223551 - Providing commercial enterprise data with map data: Disclosed are methods and systems for downloading map data. A database of layers of map data is maintained. The map data may be representative of at least one map image of a geographic area. Each layer may provide progressively more detailed display information. Map data is downloaded to a client... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP
20100223553 - Multi-media center for computing systems: Various “media-components” are provided in a “multi-media center.” In modular architecture, a module-controller communicates with media-modules provided for various media-components. A media-module can include or obtain data pertaining to a particular media-component, identify media-player(s), and access information related to their media. However, the media-modules are isolated from each other, and... Agent: Ti Law Group
20100223552 - Playback device for generating sound events: A system configured to capture and/or produce a sound event generated by a plurality of sound sources. In particular, the system may be configured such that the capture, processing, and/or output for sound production of sound objects associated with separate ones of the sound sources may be controlled on an... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP
20100223554 - Object-aware transitions: Techniques for accomplishing slide transitions in a presentation are disclosed. In accordance with these techniques, objects within the slides are identified, automatically or by a user, and each object is individually manipulable during slide transitions. The individual manipulation applied to each object during a transition may also be automatically determined... Agent: Apple Inc. C/o Fletcher Yoder, PC
20100223555 - Environment independent user preference communication: Included are embodiments of a method for communicating user preferences to at least one environment. At least one embodiment includes receiving a request from an environment for preference information related to a user and receiving a user identifier from the environment, the user identifier obtained via a portable user device.... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Tkhr Attn: Patent Docketing
20100223557 - Method and system for workflow integration: A system including a central server and a database for performing Intellectual Property (IP) management workflow processes is provided for creating, defining, and performing IP related workflow process. IP workflow routines present via a graphical user interface workflow screens to facilitate the exchange of data and instructions. An administration module... Agent: Valenti, Hanley & Robinson, PLLC
20100223556 - Operational status display system for analyzing apparatus: In an analyzing system including a plurality of analyzing apparatuses and an operational status collector for collecting the analyzing apparatus' operational status by way of a data communication network, each status of the plurality of analyzing apparatuses is conventionally displayed in the form of a list. This causes a problem... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100223558 - Remote desktop connection to any private desktop to tam e-sso access agent: A method for enabling a client computer to remotely connect to any existing user desktop hosted under a window session in a host computer is provided. The method includes receiving user credentials in a first user interface of an access managing application; and inserting master credentials into a second user... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP - IBM Austin
20100223559 - Techniques for integrating structured accounting data with unstructured data: Various technologies and techniques are disclosed for integrating structured accounting data with unstructured data. From an application that manages structured accounting data related to an entity, a user selection is received to create a document container for a collaboration tool. The document container is used for storing unstructured data related... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100223560 - System and method for managing communication for component applications: An application gateway server is provided for managing communication between an application executing in a runtime environment on a device and at least one backend server. The application gateway server comprises a message listener, a connector subsystem, and a messaging subsystem. The message listener receives messages from the component applications.... Agent: Rim
20100223561 - Method and device to simplify message composition: A method and device to simplify message reply composition on a communications device, using a partially transparent overlay to allow a user to freely scroll and move around to other sections of a message or message chain while still being able to see and edit the reply being composed. When... Agent: Ridout & Maybee LLP
20100223562 - Graphical user interface for search request management: m
20100223563 - Remotely defining a user interface for a handheld device: In some embodiments, a host computer can be used by a user to arrange icons among a plurality of home screens or views. For example, a representation of each of the home screens available at a handheld device can be displayed on a host computer along with a representation of... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20100223564 - Automatically merging graphical programs: System and method for merging differences between graphical programs. Information is received regarding matches and differences, e.g., in hardware, software, configuration, and/or connectivity, between first and second graphical programs, each comprising respective pluralities of interconnected nodes. The information is analyzed to merge differences between the first and second graphical programs,... Agent: Jeffrey C. Hood Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel PC
20100223566 - Method and system for enabling interaction with a plurality of applications using a single user interface: A method for simultaneously interacting with a plurality of application programs is provided. Using a processor an application interaction program having a plurality of application programs associated therewith is executed. Interactive functionalities of the plurality of application programs are associated with respective interaction zones. An interactive functionality being a same... Agent: Frank J. Bonini, Jr. 86 The Commons At Valley Forge East
20100223565 - Method and system for providing an image effects interface: A method and system for generating user-accessible effects. The method includes receiving a library of operators, each operator including a set of operations performable on an image. The method includes receiving an effect definition from a designer via a graphical user interface, wherein the effect definition includes a set of... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP
20100223567 - Do-it-yourself badge and method of making same: A system for generating customized badges. The system includes a computer, a printer coupled to the computer, a display coupled to the computer, and a computer readable medium. The computer readable medium includes instructions for opening a badge profile, providing a data entry screen based on the profile, receiving data... Agent: Michael Best & Friedrich LLP
20100223568 - Image collage builder: A computer-implemented method includes providing a collage layout comprising one or more image receiving areas on a user interface, moving an image symbol representing a digital image into a first image receiving area in the collage layout; and storing a data structure comprising digital data associated with the digital image... Agent: Xin Wen
20100223570 - Method and apparatus to model content state and access control in backend-systems and business processes: A method to model and change the state of associated content objects from one or more workflow and task management systems is provided. The method includes overlaying a business process model associated with a graphical content state overlay. A state of the content objects changes accordingly when the business process... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20100223569 - Method for providing a notification on a portable electronic device: A method for providing a notification on a portable electronic device includes: providing an application for managing events that is associated with an icon and executable by a processor and rendering a visually modified icon corresponding to said icon for display on a display screen of the portable electronic device... Agent: Fasken Martineau Dumoulin LLP
20100223571 - Apparatus and method for scrolling pages displayed on a handheld device: A page flip mechanism and method for a handheld device. According to an embodiment, the page flip mechanism is configured to work in conjunction with a pointing device on the handheld device to flip or advance a document page by page. According to an embodiment, the page flip mechanism is... Agent: Bennett Jones LLP
20100223572 - Creating manager views in an employee compensation system: Systems, methods, and software applications for setting up manager views of a compensation management page are described in the present disclosure. According to one embodiment, among many, a computer readable medium is configured to store instructions that are executable by a processing device. The computer readable medium in this embodiment... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P. Oracle International Corporation
20100223573 - Information processing apparatus, method of control for same, and program: An information processing apparatus is configured to execute a plurality of operations in parallel. A display unit displays a header identifying each operation in a plurality of operation on a display unit. A control unit switches a current operation based on selection of the header via an input unit and,... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20100223574 - Multi-screen user interface: A user interface and techniques for presenting content in a multiple virtual screens are described. The user interface has one or more multiple virtual screen to define separate and distinct portions of content data. Overview, related content information may be placed in the various multiple virtual screens. Navigation buttons facilitate... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC
20100223575 - User interface for providing task management and calendar information: An electronic “To-Do” bar is provided in which displayed upcoming tasks, meetings, appointments and the like. The electronic To-Do bar is displayed in a lightweight menu of tasks, meetings and appointments and is displayed persistently in addition to other software functionality or user interfaces displayed on a user's computer display... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)
20100223576 - Electronic data classification system: A graphical user interface (210) for indicating a classification (122, 124, 126, 128) of information displayed by the graphical user interface is disclosed. The graphical user interface comprises a border component of a window frame (820) that is configured to display a classification indicator (840). The classification indicator is configured... Agent: Ulmer & Berne LLP Attn: Diane Bell
20100223577 - Digital map having user-defined zoom areas: A digital geographic map affords a user the ability to selectively and simultaneously zoom in on multiple areas of the map. These zoomed areas are displayed as zoom windows, which are overlaid over the initial map.... Agent: Law Office Of Jim Boice
20100223578 - Populating variable content slots on web pages: A respective novelty value is ascertained for each of multiple user-selectable contents. Each of the novelty values represents a level of newness of the respective user-selectable content in relation to the other user-selectable contents. A respective novelty decay value is calculated for each of the user-selectable contents as a decreasing... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20100223579 - Iphone application disguiser: A system and method is provided to hide one or more selected iPhone apps and provide secure access to the hidden apps.... Agent: Robert M. Schwartz, P.A.
20100223580 - Data browsing apparatus and control method therefor: First type icon data containing one icon image per content item and second type icon data containing a plurality of icon images per content item are received and temporarily stored in a temporary storage unit. Among the icon data temporarily stored in the temporary storage unit, an icon image is... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente
20100223581 - Visualization of participant relationships and sentiment for electronic messaging: Providing for graphical visualization of contextual information pertinent to electronic messaging is described herein. By way of example, contextual network usage information or messaging disposition can be determined for a set of participants to electronic communication. The contextual information is compiled into categories and organized at least as a function... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC
20100223582 - System and method for analyzing movements of an electronic device using rotational movement data: The disclosure relates to a system and method for analyzing movements of a handheld electronic device. The system comprises: memory; a microprocessor; a first module to generate movement data responsive to movements of the device, such as rotational movements; a second module providing instructions to the microprocessor to map the... Agent: Mccarthy Tetrault LLPPrevious industry: Error detection/correction and fault detection/recovery
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