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Data processing: presentation processing of document November recently filed with US Patent Office 11/12Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
Listing for abstract view: USPTO application #, Title, Abstract excerpt,Patent Agent. Listing format for list view: USPTO National Class full category number, title of the patent application. 11/29/2012 > 92 patent applications in 52 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office
20120304042 - Parallel automated document composition: Systems and methods of parallel automated document composition are disclosed. In an example, a method comprises determining composition scores Φi(A,B) for a document, the composition scores computing in parallel. The method also comprises determining coefficients (τi) in parallel for each of the i pages in the document. The method also... Agent:
20120304043 - System and method for adaptive playback based on destination: Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and computer readable-media for adaptive media playback based on destination. The method for adaptive media playback comprises determining one or more destinations, collecting media content that is relevant to or describes the one or more destinations, assembling the media content into a program, and outputting... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.
20120304044 - Interface definition language extensions: Various embodiments provide an interface between a Web browser's layout engine and a scripting engine. The interface enables objects from the layout engine to be recognized by a memory manager in the scripting engine and interact in a streamlined, efficient manner. In accordance with one or more embodiments, the interface... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120304045 - Methods and devices for providing sponsored proactive searches for sponsored quality of service network connections: A user can select a higher Quality of Service network connection that is at least partially subsidized by a sponsor. In response, an indicia of the sponsorship of the higher Quality of Service connection is provided to the user. The indicia of sponsorship can be provided as a result of... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp
20120304046 - Integrated media browse and insertion: An application can receive a request to insert one file into another file opened for editing within the application. The request can be either in-line or through a menu system of the application. The request can include a context for the file to be inserted. The system can then identify... Agent: Novell, Inc.
20120304048 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, program, server and information processing system: There is provided an information processing apparatus including an obtaining unit that obtains operation vector information that is generated based on log information on an operation performed on one web page screen by a user of another apparatus, and that indicates a vector of the operation, from a server; and... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120304047 - Method and apparatus for extensibility of user interface binding definitions: Embodiments create a binding specifications file that is compatible with a user interface application from a grammar rich XML file. The grammar rich XML file uses a complex DTD for transformation. The complex DTD may be prone to error if created by the user, therefore, the complex DTD file is... Agent:
20120304049 - Method for document page delivery to a mobile communication device: A process for viewing a selected portion of a document on a mobile communication device without having to request multiple pages of the document contents containing document global properties applied to the selected part of the document, comprising marking pages of the document within a server, based on size required... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20120304050 - Multimedia aggregation in an online social network: Multimedia content is featured on user pages of an online social network using embed codes that are generated using a configuration file associated with the source ID for the multimedia content and a content ID for the multimedia content. The configuration file, the source ID and the content ID are... Agent:
20120304051 - Automation tool for xml based pagination process: A method and system for permitting automated pagination process in E-Publishing process, mainly on XML documents. The system facilitates XPATH based control for applying paragraph and character styles. Further, the system allows automatic layout of changes based on style specifications. Auto master page recognition feature of the system assures consistency... Agent: Diacritech Technologies Pvt Ltd
20120304052 - Systems and methods for displaying an image in a plurality of designs: Systems and methods are provided for generating a graphical design having one or more embedded images for purchase over a computer network. An system may include a processing system, a template database, and an image processing application stored in a memory device and executable by the processing system. The application... Agent:
20120304053 - Display apparatus, display method, and program: Techniques are disclosed for displaying content on an electronic book having a plurality of physically distinct displays configured to be turned by a user. A content page may be calculated for display on a display page with number Dm, different from the currently opened display page number Dn. The content... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120304055 - Document analysis apparatus, document analysis method, and computer-readable recording medium: A document analysis apparatus comprises: a feature expression acquisition unit acquiring a feature expression appearing during an attention period in an analysis object document collection; a document collection acquisition unit acquiring a feature expression containing document (FECD) collection in which a feature expression appears, from an analysis population including an... Agent: Nec Corporation
20120304054 - Systems and methods for clinical assessment and noting to support clinician workflows: Certain examples provide systems, apparatus and methods for electronic clinical documentation of patient information. An example method includes facilitating review and edit of a selected clinician document via a graphical user interface. The example method includes automatically reviewing, using a processor, and providing an indication of required information that has... Agent: General Electric Company
20120304056 - Automatic detection and application of editing patterns in draft documents: An error detection and correction system extracts editing patterns and derives correction rules from them by observing differences between draft documents and corresponding edited documents, and/or by observing editing operations performed on the draft documents to produce the edited documents. The system develops classifiers that partition the space of all... Agent:
20120304057 - Methods and apparatus for correcting recognition errors: Techniques for error correction using a history list comprising at least one misrecognition and correction information associated with each of the at least one misrecognitions indicating how a user corrected the associated misrecognition. The techniques include converting data input from a user to generate a text segment, determining whether at... Agent: Nuance Communications, Inc.
20120304058 - Database monitor replay: Method, article of manufacture and apparatus for playing back recorded database activity in a graphical user interface. Chronologically ordered database event information is dynamically displayed in a user interface having user-selectable graphical elements associated with predefined playback controls.... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120304060 - Guiding an image-based task execution: Provided is a method of guiding an image-based task execution. The method allows a user of a computing device to record an association between an image and at least one task, wherein a task is an action related to content present in the image; and upon subsequent recognition of the... Agent:
20120304059 - Interactive build instructions: Various embodiments provide techniques for implementing interactive build instructions. In at least some embodiments, a user can interact with build instructions for a product via physical gestures that are detected by an input device, such as a camera. Interaction with the build instructions can enable navigation through an instruction guide... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120304061 - Target disambiguation and correction: Various embodiments enable target disambiguation and correction. In one or more embodiments, target disambiguation includes an entry mode in which attempts are made to disambiguate one or more targets that have been selected by a user, and an exit mode which exits target disambiguation. Entry mode can be triggered in... Agent:
20120304062 - Referencing content via text captions: Improved techniques involve copying text occupying, within a browser application, a selected portion of a transcript associated with the content and, in response to the copying, augmenting the copied text with a direct link to the particular video frame from which particular spoken text begins within the video content. The... Agent: Speakertext, Inc.
20120304064 - Software method to create a music playlist and a video playlist from upcoming concerts: The present invention is a software application that is capable of producing a music playlist or a video playlist according to upcoming concerts and a plurality of narrowing criteria. The software application can be accessed through a web browser. A concert database is searched to find all related concerts according... Agent:
20120304063 - Systems and methods for improving object detection: Various systems and methods for adaptively modifying a user interface are described. One embodiment is a method performed in a multimedia playback system for adaptively modifying a user interface. The method comprises receiving, by the multimedia playback system, multimedia content and displaying the multimedia content. The method further comprises generating,... Agent: Cyberlink Corp.
20120304065 - Determining information associated with online videos: Determining information associated with a video is described herein, including: receiving a selection associated with a trigger point in a feature frame associated with a streaming video; and presenting a popup layer including content associated with the trigger point.... Agent: Alibaba Group Holding Limited
20120304066 - Menu overlay including context dependent menu icon: A video device displays video in one of a plurality of contexts in an onscreen display area. In response to the menu command, the video device generates a menu overlay within the onscreen display area while maintaining the video within the menu overlay, and generates within the menu overlay a... Agent: Apple Inc.
20120304067 - Apparatus and method for controlling user interface using sound recognition: An apparatus and method for controlling a user interface using sound recognition are provided. The apparatus and method may detect a position of a hand of a user from an image of the user, and may determine a point in time for starting and terminating the sound recognition, thereby precisely... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120304069 - Method and apparatus for representing and configuring flexible and extensible presentation patterns: Techniques are provided for representing and configuring flexible and extensible presentation patterns based on fine-grained architectural building blocks (ABBs). The techniques include defining ABBs, modeling the ABBs in a uniform manner, and creating at least one template using the ABBs, wherein the at least one template includes at least one... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120304068 - Presentation format for an application tile: This document describes techniques enabling a presentation format for an application tile. These techniques permit a user to view changes to an application through a tile of a user interface, the tile having one of various presentation formats through which a user may view content associated with those changes.... Agent:
20120304070 - Multilayer correlation profiling engines: A profiling engine is disclosed. The profiling engine collects information from a variety of sources in real time and stores the information in a profile. The profile may have a number of layers, each layer having a number of categories. The profile is made available for use by applications and... Agent:
20120304071 - Systems and methods for integrating graphic animation technologies in fantasy sports contest applications: Systems and methods for integrating graphic animation technologies with fantasy sports contest applications are provided. This invention enables a fantasy sports contest application to depict plays in various sporting events using graphic animation. The fantasy sports contest application may combine graphical representation of real-life elements such as, for example, player... Agent: Rovi Technologies Corporation
20120304072 - Sentiment-based content aggregation and presentation: A content partitioning system is described herein that receives content and automatically determines sentiment information about the content that affects how the content will be displayed. The system can combine sentiment and moderator controls to automatically segregate users by their previous interactions so that they are presented with a subset... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120304073 - Web browser with quick site access user interface: Various embodiments provide a unified and organized Web browser navigational experience that draws potential navigable pages from multiple different sources and presents the pages in an easily-explorable user interface. Presentation of these potentially navigable pages occurs automatically, in a contextually relevant manner, based upon an implied user intent to navigate... Agent:
20120304074 - Device user interface to input emoji and other symbols: An integrated symbols user interface (UI) provides a collection of different symbols for inputting symbols into messages, such as email message, IM messages, and SMS text messages. The integrated symbols UI may group symbols in a number of different category panes. Additionally, the integrated symbols UI may provide a history... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120304077 - Accessing window pixel data for application sharing: Screen sharing in which image pixel data operable to display one or more user interface windows associated with at least one shared application is retrieved from a memory. The retrieving excludes image pixel data operable to display at least one other display object currently contained in a user interface of... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120304078 - Method and apparatus for joining a meeting using the presence status of a contact: In one embodiment, a method includes accessing a contact list displayed on a display screen, the contact list being arranged to display a contact associated with a user. The method also includes identifying the contact having an associated first presence status indicator, and activating the first presence status indicator. The... Agent: Cisco Technology, Inc.
20120304076 - Method and system for exchanging contextual keys: A method and device for presenting contextual data to a participant in a collaboration. A first computing device determines that a first participant associated with the first computing device is participating in a communications session with a second participant associated with a second computing device. The first computing device determines... Agent: Avaya Inc.
20120304075 - System and method for management of motions: An online system allows multiple participants, in geographically diverse locations, to consider and vote upon a motion or other document. The system enables the participants to post questions and comments, and to propose that a motion be broken up into clauses, and to vote both on the proposed manner of... Agent:
20120304080 - Method and system for instant messaging conversation security: A method for securing an instant messaging (“IM”) conversation between at least a first and a second user, the first and second users having a first and a second client, respectively, in communication over a network, the method comprising: receiving a command from the first user through an input device... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20120304079 - Providing contextual information and enabling group communication for participants in a conversation: Configurations for providing a widget that displays participants involved in the conversation thread and provides different graphical elements (e.g., buttons) to initiate one click actions to start a group chat, create a meeting on each participant's calendar, or start a new conversation thread. In the case of the group chat,... Agent: Google Inc.
20120304081 - Navigation user interface in support of page-focused, touch- or gesture-based browsing experience: Various embodiments provide a web browser user interface that permits users to become more fully immersed in web page content that is displayed by a web browser. The inventive approach emphasizes a “content-over-chrome” approach by providing a navigation user interface model that contextually adapts and modifies the navigation user interface... Agent:
20120304082 - Travel log for manipulation of content: Various embodiments provide a travel log for manipulation of content. In at least some embodiments, the travel log can be presented as a visual element of a web browser and can enable a user to navigate through visited content (e.g., web pages) via manipulation of the content using touch-based and/or... Agent:
20120304083 - Mobile communication terminal having multiple displays and a data processing method thereof: A mobile communication terminal includes a display unit comprising a plurality of displays, one of which being formed as a touch panel, and a controller for analyzing a signal inputted through the touch panel to determine whether movement distance of data satisfies pre-set conditions, and outputting a control signal for... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.
20120304084 - Method and apparatus for editing screen of mobile device having touch screen: A method and an apparatus for editing a screen of a mobile device having a touch screen. In an idle mode, the mobile device displays an item display region containing at least one item on an idle screen. In an edit mode, the mobile device displays an edit command region... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120304085 - Multi-sensor surveillance system with a common operating picture: A method and apparatus for processing video data streams for an area. Objects are identified in the area from images in the video data streams. The video data streams are generated by cameras. First locations are identified for the objects using the images. The first locations are defined using a... Agent: The Boeing Company
20120304086 - Ephemeral object selections and fast-path gesturing for device control: A device may be controlled by: detecting a first user input associated with an element of a graphical user interface associated with at least one controllable device; detecting at least one second user input; and transmitting at least one device control signal to the at least one controllable device associated... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120304087 - Graphical user interface for map search: Particular embodiments include a method comprising accessing location data representing a first location of a first user wherein the first location corresponds to geographic coordinates, retrieving image data defining a graphical map from a remote server based on the first location accessing a search query inputted by the first user,... Agent:
20120304090 - Insertion of picture content for use in a layout: Pictures and picture frames are presented in a manner that allows them to be easily disambiguated from one another. Picture content can also be easily swapped between picture frames in a layout. Multiple pictures in a layout might be simultaneously replaced. Pictures might also be inserted into a scratch area... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120304089 - Method for tagging elements in a user interface: A user interface element identification system, including: a display device to display the user interface, wherein the user interface is configured to: assign at least two machine readable visual artifacts to a graphical element in the user interface; position the machine readable visual artifacts in different locations within the element,... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120304088 - Scheduling events for multiple invitees: Scheduling events with multiple invitees includes: identifying a plurality of invitees for an event in a calendar system having at least one processor; searching an availability associated with each of the invitees to determine a number of periods of availability in the calendar system, at least some of the invitees... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120304091 - System and method for discovering and publishing of presence information on a network: A system and method is provided for publication and discovery of the presence of nearby users on a network. When the system is enabled, the presence of the local user is published on the network. Nearby users that also have a similar system enabled can discover the local user's presence... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120304092 - Multi-application environment: This document describes techniques and apparatuses enabling a multi-application environment. In some embodiments, these techniques and apparatuses enable multi-application environments having combinations of immersive interfaces, windows-based interfaces, and a desktop treated as an immersive interface.... Agent:
20120304093 - Method and apparatus for providing graphical interfaces for declarative specifications: Example embodiments are directed towards graphical user interfaces for declarative specification languages that express the logic of a computation without describing its control flow. These user interfaces are based on a visual representation of specifications where geometric proximity may be the sole determinant of the resulting configuration. Modularity is improved... Agent: Boldai Ab
20120304094 - Method and apparatus for editing text using multiple selection and multiple paste: A method of a mobile terminal for editing using multiple copy or crop operation includes displaying a menu window, and when a user's input for copy or crop via the menu window exists, a highlighting pen icon is displayed to allow the user to select an object to copy or... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120304096 - Graphically based method for developing rules for managing a laboratory workflow: A computer readable memory medium comprising program instructions for graphically creating a rule for defining a workflow in a laboratory management system is provided. The program instructions are executable by a processor to generate a first node within a graphical diagram in response to user input and to display a... Agent:
20120304095 - Identity manager operations dashboard: A dashboard is provided for use by an operations manager in an enterprise computing environment which receives identity management information from a plurality of information sources by an aggregator portion of an identity management system wherein the identity management system comprises a processor performing a logical process, an electronic circuit,... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120304097 - System and method for mapping of biological sequences: A system and a method for displaying a mapping between one or more nucleic acid sequences and a biological sequence are disclosed. In an embodiment, a user provides a set of input parameters. Based on the input parameters, the system carries out mapping between the nucleic acid sequences and the... Agent:
20120304099 - Goal based user interface for managing business solutions in an on demand environment: Embodiments of the present invention generally provide a goal-based graphical user interface for managing business solutions and more particularly, a user interface that helps a user manage and achieve the user's goals across multiple platforms for the solutions utilized by the goals. Furthermore, embodiments of the invention provide a system... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120304098 - Method and apparatus for providing detailed progress indicators: An approach is provided for providing detailed progress indicators. A progress indicator platform determines a plurality of entities associated with performing at least one task. The progress indicator platform determines progress information for performing the at least one task. Nest, the progress indicator platform processes and/or facilitates a processing of... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20120304100 - Method, device, and graphical user interface providing word recommendations for text input: A portable electronic device having a touch screen display performs a set of operations, including displaying a plurality of key icons, each having an adjustable size hit region, and receiving a sequence of individual touch points input by a user on the touch screen display. The operations performed by the... Agent:
20120304101 - Method and system for displaying a digital book: A method for displaying digital book content comprises displaying to a user, via a display portion of an electronic display device, digital book content comprising first image data relating to a page of a digital book. The displayed digital book content comprise a predetermined region defining a virtual flap, the... Agent: Skyreader Media Inc.
20120304103 - Display of immersive and desktop shells: Desktop as an immersive application techniques are described. In one or more implementations, an immersive environment module is configured to provide an immersive shell through which a user may interact with applications of a computing device. The immersive environment module is further configured to provide a desktop shell within the... Agent:
20120304102 - Navigation of immersive and desktop shells: Desktop as an immersive application techniques are described. In one or more implementations, an immersive environment module is configured to provide an immersive shell through which a user may interact with applications of a computing device. The immersive environment module is further configured to provide a desktop shell within the... Agent:
20120304104 - Character input apparatus, character input assist method, and character input assist program: Disclosed herein is a character input apparatus including: a display section having a screen capable of displaying at least characters; an operation section configured to allow a user to input at least the characters; a first character input processing section configured to perform a first character input process of causing... Agent: Sony Mobile Communications Japan, Inc.
20120304106 - Desktop as immersive application: Desktop as an immersive application techniques are described. In one or more implementations, an immersive environment module is configured to provide an immersive shell through which a user may interact with applications of a computing device. The immersive environment module is further configured to provide a desktop shell within the... Agent:
20120304107 - Edge gesture: This document describes techniques and apparatuses enabling an edge gesture. In some embodiments, these techniques and apparatuses enable selection of a user interface not currently exposed on a display through an edge gesture that is easy-to-use and remember.... Agent:
20120304108 - Multi-application environment: This document describes techniques and apparatuses enabling a multi-application environment. In some embodiments, these techniques and apparatuses enable multi-application environments having combinations of immersive interfaces, windows-based interfaces, and a desktop treated as an immersive interface.... Agent:
20120304105 - Wiring diagram visualization system: A method and apparatus for displaying wiring information. A first view of a wiring system is displayed in which logical components are displayed in the first view. A second view of the wiring system is displayed in which physical components in the wiring system are displayed in the second view.... Agent: The Boeing Company
20120304109 - System and method for generating stereoscopic 3d multimedia works from 2d input material: According to a preferred aspect of the instant invention, there is provided a system and method that allows the user to present standard 2D multimedia data (photo, video) to an audience in a stereoscopic 3D presentation. The system allows the user to transfer standard 2D multimedia content into a stereoscopic... Agent:
20120304111 - Automatically hiding controls: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for automatically hiding controls. In one aspect, a method includes displaying at least a portion of a content region of a user interface and at least a portion of a control region of the user interface, wherein... Agent: Google Inc.
20120304110 - Techniques for visualizing the age of data in an analytics report: In one embodiment, a method includes displaying, in two dimensions, a business analytics report containing various data elements, wherein each data element has data associated therewith. The method further enables generation of a three-dimensional representation of the business analytics report by adding a time axis to the data elements. Once... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120304112 - System for and method of generating and navigating within a workspace of a computer application: A computer application and method for generating a workspace and navigating therein are disclosed. Code can be used to generate an application workspace for an associated computer application, wherein the application workspace is comprised of a plurality of screens and each screen has dimensions that are generally coextensive with a... Agent: Advanced Intellectual Property Group, LLC
20120304113 - Gesture-based content-object zooming: This document describes techniques and apparatuses for gesture-based content-object zooming. In some embodiments, the techniques receive a gesture made to a user interface displaying multiple content objects, determine which content object to zoom, determine an appropriate size for the content object based on bounds of the object and the size... Agent:
20120304114 - Managing an immersive interface in a multi-application immersive environment: This document describes techniques and apparatuses for managing an immersive interface in a multi-application immersive environment. In some embodiments, these techniques and apparatuses enable a user to alter sizes and/or a layout of multiple immersive interfaces with as little as one selection.... Agent:
20120304115 - Nokia places floating profile: A method and system for marking a location with a mobile device, uploading location information from the marked location to a location based service, creating a web page for the location information, and adding descriptive content to the web page pertaining to the location.... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20120304118 - Application notification display: Application notification display techniques are described. Implementations are described in which a representation of an application may include notifications that pertain to the application. Techniques are further described which may be used to manage the notifications, including replacement of notifications, use of queues, overrides, selection of notifications based on execution... Agent:
20120304117 - Application notification tags: Application notification tag techniques are described. Implementations are described in which a representation of an application may include notifications that pertain to the application. Techniques are further described which may be used to manage the notifications, including replacement of notifications, use of queues, overrides, selection of notifications based on execution... Agent:
20120304116 - Application notifications: Application notification techniques are described. Implementations are described in which a representation of an application may include notifications that pertain to the application. Techniques are further described which may be used to manage the notifications, including replacement of notifications, use of queues, overrides, selection of notifications based on execution state... Agent:
20120304120 - Data-driven menuing system for providing a flexible user interface on an electronic device: An architecture for altering the content of a menuing system with little or no change to existing firmware of an electronic device is disclosed. A menu text file is generated and the menu text file is compiled into source code. Menu firmware is compiled and liked using the source code... Agent: Amx LLC
20120304119 - File access with different file hosts: A file access request is received from an application. One or more file types for the file access request are identified, and one or more file hosts supporting files of the identified one or more file types are also identified. A user interface is displayed, the user interface including a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120304121 - Method, processing device, and article of manufacture for providing instructions for displaying time-dependent information and for allowing user selection of time ranges: A method of displaying time-dependent information is used to provide a time navigation window for aiding a user in selecting data to be displayed in a chart. A first sequence of first selectable time intervals and a second sequence of second selectable time intervals are displayed in a hierarchical arrangement... Agent: Componentart Holdings Inc.
20120304122 - Movement reduction when scrolling for item selection during direct manipulation: A method includes receiving a user input to cause movement of a display of a screen of a direct manipulation device, wherein the movement is in a direction away from a target item. The method includes receiving a release input to indicate that the user has released the user input... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120304123 - Carousel user interface: A method and an apparatus provide a carousel interface for efficiently accessing data in a touchscreen enabled device. At least one previously navigated object is displayed in a reference region of the carousel interface. Objects associated with a last navigated object are displayed in a carousel belt region of the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120304124 - Context aware input engine: Context aware input engines are provided. Through the use of such engines, various input elements may be determined based on analyzing context. A variety of contexts may be analyzed in determining input elements. Contexts may include, for example, a communication recipient, a location, a previous user interaction, a computing device... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120304125 - System and method for providing objectified image renderings using recognition information from images: An embodiment provides for enabling retrieval of a collection of captured images that form at least a portion of a library of images. For each image in the collection, a captured image may be analyzed to recognize information from image data contained in the captured image, and an index may... Agent:
20120304127 - Information presentation in virtual 3d: A method, system and program product for assisting a presentation owner in creating and presenting information to audience users in a virtual 3D cyclorama-like environment. A presentation object tool provides behavior in the cyclorama object to assist the presentation owner in resolving graphic objects into the cyclorama and in placing... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120304126 - Three-dimensional gesture controlled avatar configuration interface: A method for controlling presentation to a user of a primary user experience of a software application is provided. The method includes displaying a third-person avatar in a 3D virtual scene that defines a user interface for controlling presentation of the primary user experience. The method further includes sensing controlling... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120304128 - Three-dimensional menu system using manual operation tools: Disclosed is an augmented reality-based three-dimensional menu system using manual operation tools. According to the present invention, the three-dimensional menu system comprises: a display device; at least one pair of manual operation tools which are manually operated by the user, and are in a hexahedral shape; an image acquisition device... Agent: Gwangju Institute Of Science And Technology
20120304129 - Online jewelry configuration application: A method on a server for providing jewelry configuration processes over a communications network is disclosed. The method includes providing a graphical user interface to a user over the communications network, receiving, via the graphical user interface, jewelry customizations from the user, generating, in real-time, a three-dimensional representation of a... Agent:
20120304130 - Systems, methods, and computer-readable media for monitoring communications on a network: Network monitoring systems, computer-readable storage media, and methods monitor a network. Communication data is captured from the network in a substantially passive manner. The communication data is organized to represent a plurality of conversations between a plurality of hosts on the network. Each conversation of the plurality includes a first... Agent: Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC
20120304131 - Edge gesture: This document describes techniques and apparatuses enabling an edge gesture. In some embodiments, these techniques and apparatuses enable selection of a user interface not currently exposed on a display through an edge gesture that is easy-to-use and remember.... Agent:
20120304133 - Edge gesture: This document describes techniques and apparatuses enabling an edge gesture. In some embodiments, these techniques and apparatuses enable selection of a user interface not currently exposed on a display through an edge gesture that is easy-to-use and remember.... Agent:
20120304132 - Switching back to a previously-interacted-with application: This document describes techniques and apparatuses for switching back to a previously-interacted-with application. In some embodiments, these techniques and apparatuses enable selection of a user interface not currently exposed on a display through a simple gesture that is both easy-to-use and remember.... Agent:11/22/2012 > 72 patent applications in 42 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office
20120297277 - Document enhancement system and method: A system, apparatus and method for enhancing documents, including using a graphical capture device, are described herein.... Agent: Google Inc.
20120297278 - Including hyperlinks in a document: Techniques for including a hyperlink in a document is disclosed. A document is received via a communications interface. An entity pair is determined by a processor. The entity pair includes a concept included in a concept taxonomy and a textual representation included in the document. As output, a hyperlink is... Agent: Wal-mart Stores, Inc.
20120297279 - Method and apparatus for providing supplemental video content for third party websites: A method, apparatus and article of manufacture for providing supplemental video content for third party websites is disclosed. In one embodiment, coded instructions are transmitted from a content enhancement server to a host server, for incorporation into the webpage source code. The host server is controlled by a first entity... Agent:
20120297280 - Web page hot spots: An image map designer creates an image map for use with an image. The image map contains one or more hotspots, each of which specifies a set of pixels which may be non-contiguous and non-polygonal. The image map designer may create the image map using image processing software that facilitates... Agent:
20120297281 - Document analysis, commenting, and reporting system: A method includes identifying a first term in a document structure instance that matches a first permissible term in a glossary and identifying a second term in the document structure instance that matches a second permissible term in the glossary. A determination is made whether the document structure instance establishes... Agent: Accenture Global Services Limited
20120297282 - Assessment document generation system and method: The present invention is an assessment document generation method and system whereby users generate assessment feedback documents by selecting appropriate indicator fields. Each indicator field and its accompanying indicator field label correspond to blocks of pre-written and fully editable text. After users move through the tabbed interface and select appropriate... Agent:
20120297283 - Priority filter viewer: The Priority Filter View (PFV) provides a set of visual forms which allow for the user to interactively display, query, filter, sort, organize and disseminate information. This is done by exposing the relationships to the user without necessarily having to visually depict them. These relationships are often displayed with common... Agent:
20120297284 - Media presentation playback annotation: Annotations can be automatically added to a media presentation during playback of the presentation without a user having to manually interact with the playback device. The playback device determines whether an annotation is to be added to the media presentation based on characteristics of voice input received at the device,... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120297291 - Acceleration and optimization of web pages access by changing the order of resource loading: A method for acceleration of access to a web page. The method comprises receiving a web page responsive to a request by a user; analyzing the received web page for possible acceleration improvements; generating a modified web page of the received web page using at least one of a plurality... Agent: Limelight Networks, Inc.
20120297285 - Computer-implemented systems and methods for high resolution design template generation: Systems and methods are provided for generating a high resolution template in response to user controls provided over a network. An edit to a particular template is received over a network, and a template edit record associated with the particular template is stored in a data store. A preview of... Agent:
20120297289 - Method and system for effective schema generation via programmatic analysys: A method to generate an effective schema of an electronic document for optimizing the processing thereof may include performing a programmatic analysis to determine all required portions of the electronic document. The method may also include generating a parser or deserializer to build an optimized document model; and specializing a... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120297288 - Method and system for enhancing web content: A method for enabling web-based content publishers to securely and selectively enhance their content by injecting discrete, easily transportable, modular applications (i.e., “tools”) into their content. This is accomplished by inserting a single line of HTML code (<SCRIPT> tag) into the content. This enhanced content is sent to a user's... Agent:
20120297287 - Method of generating and providing script associated with a digital asset: A method of generating and providing script associated with a digital asset is provided. A web application hosted on a server generates script. The script includes code to request the content of the digital asset from a remote site when the code is executed by a browser. The code includes... Agent: Active Data Exchange, Inc.
20120297286 - Method of processing data for an information processing apparatus: According to one embodiment, a method of processing data for an information processing apparatus includes extracting, displaying, transmitting and updating. The extracting extracts keywords from a Web page being displayed by a browser. The displaying displays the extracted keywords. The transmitting transmits a keyword and attribute data associate with the... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20120297290 - Rss data-processing object: Various embodiments utilize a special object referred to as an rsshttp object to acquire an RSS feed, process the feed and expose an object model to a web page or application. In at least some embodiments, the rsshttp object can parse through the feed's associated RSS data, normalize the feed... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120297292 - Informed partitioning of data in a markup-based document: One or more techniques and/or systems are provided for displaying a first portion of a markup language document on a first device and displaying a second portion of the markup language document on a second device for interaction with the first portion (e.g., allowing a smart phone to control a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120297293 - Document conversion apparatus, information processing method, and storage medium: A document conversion apparatus determines whether a response indicating that conversion has been completed is received from an application within time set to a page mode timer corresponding to a page mode, and if no response indicating that conversion has been completed is received from the application within the time... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120297294 - Network search for writing assistance: Architecture that utilizes web search implicitly to assist users in improving writing and associated productivity. The architecture extends the authoring experience of applications of office suite applications which can draw on a web search engine to offer contextual suggestions for revision, word auto-complete, and text prediction. Web-based research and reference... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120297295 - Authoring tool: An authoring tool provides a storage receptacle for text components of graphics designs. The storage receptacle is easily accessed from within the graphics authoring environment and allows for the text to be changed independently of the graphics authoring environment, for possible future insertion into graphics files. Once a text item... Agent:
20120297296 - Contract authoring system and method: A computer based system and method for contract authoring. The method can receive an external contract document in electronic form, wherein the external contract document comprises a plurality of text portions relating to a plurality of contract component types, respectively. The method can accessing a knowledge base describing a plurality... Agent:
20120297297 - Document providing system, electronic device and display panel: A document providing system includes a server and an electronic device. The server provides a first document that the electronic device requests. The electronic device includes a communication unit, a display panel and a processing unit. The processing unit is electrically coupled to the communication unit and the display panel.... Agent:
20120297298 - Screen capture: A method and system for screen capture are provided. The method includes: selecting a screen area; determining properties of an open window displayed in the screen area, including determining the position of the window and the application and current application data; using image processing to detect scroll bars within the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120297299 - Information processing apparatus, control method, and storage medium: An information processing apparatus generates a temporary display document including limited pages together with a main display document corresponding to print data, and displays the temporary display document until generation of the main display document is completed, thereby reducing a time taken to display a part of pages.... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120297302 - Device, system and method for image-based content delivery: Media content is provided using thumbnail-based images and respective archives linked thereto. In accordance with one or more embodiments, access is provided to interactive single-page and multi-page thumbnail images, with each thumbnail image being linked to at least one of a plurality of media-content units in respective sets of the... Agent:
20120297301 - Imaging product selection method: A method for displaying a collage of digital images on a display, receiving a selection for one of the digital images to be presented on a separate area of the display together with any associated multimedia, wherein one of the digital images has a portion overlapped by another digital image.... Agent:
20120297300 - Imaging product selection system: A display system for a collage of digital multimedia elements. A display is used to display the collage and a pointing device selects one of the collage elements for activating a multimedia presentation of the selected element.... Agent:
20120297303 - Presentation of information or representations pertaining to digital products available for digital distribution: Improved methods, systems, graphical user interfaces and computer program code for presenting representations or information concerning digital products are disclosed. The representations of digital products can serve to promote certain digital products at an online digital product distribution site. Information concerning a particular digital product can be rapidly accessible from... Agent:
20120297304 - Adaptive operating system: An adaptive operating system is described that adjusts a set of applications and/or a set of application icons presented on a user interface based on ambient noise and/or ambient light conditions at the mobile device. In some implementations, a sensor on a mobile device can detect the amount of ambient... Agent: Apple Inc.
20120297305 - Presenting or sharing state in presence: Presentation and/or sharing status related information about a user is provided through a presence channel to alert existing or potential participants in a communication session. When the user is in a display sharing environment, giving a presentation, or sharing a display screen with other users, his/her state is detected. A... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120297306 - Auto-connect in a peer-to-peer network: A wireless device that automatically forms a connection to a remote device in accordance with a peer-to-peer protocol. The remote device may be designated as an auto-connect device for the wireless device such that, when the wireless device determines that it is in the vicinity of the auto-connect device, it... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120297307 - Graphically representing load balance in a computing cluster: Embodiments provide a graphical representation of load distribution or “balance” in a computing cluster. Load metrics representing the resource utilization of individual host computing devices are collected, and a load imbalance metric representing the variability of the host load metrics is calculated. A graphical balance indicator including a balance position... Agent: Vmware, Inc.
20120297308 - Auto-suggested content item requests: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer-readable storage medium, including a method comprising: receiving a content item request from a resource, the resource associated with a resource sponsor; verifying the content item request including filtering out spam requests and determining if the content item request is... Agent: Google Inc.
20120297309 - Method and system for presenting data over a network based on network user choices and collecting real-time data related to said choices: A character having a plurality of attributes is created by a network user while within a character-enabled network site. Each attribute is defined by at least one of either audio data and/or visual image data and is selected by the user from a plurality of attributes presented to the user... Agent: Treehouse Avatar Technologies Inc.
20120297310 - Shop floor interaction center: A system and method for simplifying communication between a user and an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system, including a User-Facing Module (UFM) for managing user interactions and a ERP Mirror Module (EMM) for temporarily storing and organizing data from the ERP system to enable the user interaction.... Agent: Limont Group Inc.
20120297311 - Providing a user with virtual computing services: Systems and methods for providing a user with virtual computing services are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method for providing virtual computing services to a specific user, may comprising: detecting a request generated from a user device of the specific user to access data; in which the data is not... Agent: Smx Inet Global Services Sa
20120297312 - Adding syndication feeds to calendar application items: A user of a calendar application subscribes to a syndication feed corresponding to an event recorded at the calendar application in a calendar data format. The syndication feed commences sending feed data to the user upon occurrence of the event. The feed data indicates a status of the event. The... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120297315 - Method for adding game elements to information aggregation: This is a system for adding game elements to an information aggregation client-server application. Said system will provide users avatars, character classes, groups, goals, achievements, punishments and provided abilities in order the make interacting with other users and posting information on the site more fun and exciting.... Agent:
20120297314 - Social interaction toolbar: Disclosed are systems for interactive social shopping comprising: a digital processing device and a computer program that creates a social shopping toolbar comprising a module adapted to create a selection of items, wherein said items are selected from one or more web sites; and a social shopping web application comprising... Agent: Select2gether, Inc.
20120297313 - System and method of improved group collaboration: Technologies are described herein for delivering continuous high performance using a multi-stage group perspective collaboration system. In one aspect, the system may be configured to receive a first user perspective from a user and generate a group collaboration thread corresponding to the first user perspective, which is then presented to... Agent:
20120297317 - Method and system for speeding up data input to a communication system: User equipment and/or devices equipped to engage in textual communication sessions also interface to a server. The server maintains a thesaurus bank that includes a variety of different thesauri. When engaging in a textual communication or editing session, the user or the user equipment can request or may automatically receive... Agent:
20120297316 - Methods and apparatus for handling outgoing electronic messages in a user terminal: A method and User Terminal (UT) for handling an outgoing electronic message. The UT receives a “send” command from a user, where the “send” command is associated with the outgoing electronic message. The outgoing electronic message is buffered in a time delay buffer for a predetermined time period. During that... Agent: Ferring B.v.
20120297318 - Dynamically loadable contact center bookmarks in co-browsing environments: Methods and systems of co-browsing may provide for establishing a co-browsing session for a local peer device, generating a navigation window associated with the co-browsing session, and loading a set of bookmarks into the navigation window. The bookmarks may also be dynamically updated based on the browsing sequence as well... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120297320 - Information mixer and system control for attention management: Systems and methods for controlling various aspects of ensemble experiences and system control for attention management are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method for providing attention management for a specific participant in an online ensemble event, may comprise: receiving live stream signals, including audio signals, from each of a plurality... Agent: Net Power And Light, Inc.
20120297319 - Solutions configurator: A system and method are disclosed for collaboratively configuring an information handling system (IHS). Collaborative IHS configuration operations are initiated by a first user selecting an IHS product to collaboratively configure. The first user selects one of more additional users for collaboration. The current product configuration, along with configuration options... Agent:
20120297322 - Merging instant messaging (im) chat sessions: The present disclosure provides for merging of instant messaging (IM) chat sessions. In one embodiment, a method for automatically replying to an IM message from a first IM sender when a recipient is engaged in an IM session with a second IM sender is provided. In another embodiment, the disclosure... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.
20120297323 - Method, system and program product for assigning a responder to a requester in a collaborative environment: A method, system and program product for assigning a resource to a client in a collaborative environment. The method includes defining, using a tool, a threshold value for collaborative attributes for each resource responding to one or more clients and calculating on a periodic basis, using the tool, an updated... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120297321 - Systems and methods for managing interactive communications: Described are systems and methods for managing a display of chat windows. A user electronic device receives an incoming communication from a remote electronic device. A chat session is established between the user electronic device and the remote electronic device in response to receiving the incoming communication. A period of... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120297324 - Navigation control availability: Techniques for navigation control availability are described that provide dynamic navigation controls configured to remain available throughout viewing operations including scrolling and resizing. A page of content (e.g., a webpage or document) having one or more dynamic navigation controls can be rendered within a viewing pane of a client application.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120297325 - System and method for displaying and controlling centralized content: System and method for displaying and managing content includes a database of content that a user may access, select and pay for. The content is distributed to a projection device and the user is able to control the projection with the use of a pointing device.... Agent:
20120297327 - Interactive custom regions: One embodiment is directed to a computer program, embodied on a computer readable medium. The computer program is configured to control a processor to execute instructions. The instructions include receiving a selection of built-in interactive regions provided by a visualization component, aggregating the selected set of regions, and creating one... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20120297326 - Scalable gesture-based device control: A method for providing control signals may include, but is not limited to: detecting a first user input associated with at least one graphical user interface element; transmitting one or more control signals associated with the at least one graphical user interface element in response to the first user input;... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120297328 - Electronic apparatus, program, and control method: An electronic apparatus includes an input unit and a controller. The input unit is configured to detect a user operation and output a signal corresponding to the user operation. The controller is configured to cause a data icon to be displayed on a screen of a display unit, judge a... Agent:
20120297329 - Electronic apparatus, program, and control method: An electronic apparatus includes a display unit, a sensor, and a controller. The display unit includes a screen. The sensor is configured to detect a user operation with respect to the screen and output a signal corresponding to the user operation. The controller is configured to cause a data icon... Agent:
20120297330 - Method and system for generating reports: A computer implemented method is described for generating reports such as employee performance review reports. The method of the present invention assists a user in gathering and providing substantive content for reports. The present disclosure describes, as an embodiment of the present invention, a human resources application that assist in... Agent: Flexigoal Inc.
20120297332 - Advanced prediction: Described herein is an IME that makes text predictions (e.g., character, phonetic, symbol, word, phrase, and number) and suggests the predictions to a user based on text previously entered in a text box. The IME may base the predictive text on entries in a table or dictionary or historical user... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120297331 - Systems and methods for intelligent decision support: A geospatial information system includes at least one client computer, a memory area configured to store at least one property of an object, and a server system communicatively coupled to the client computer and the memory area. The server system is configured to receive a first desired value of the... Agent:
20120297334 - Interactive image thumbnails: A computer-implemented method includes displaying, within a user interface, a view pane having a vertical direction and a horizontal direction, displaying, within the view pane, a plurality of poster frames, each poster frame representing a corresponding media item, a first poster frame being displayed as positioned in a first row... Agent: Apple Inc.
20120297333 - Method for management and broadcasting an event context: A method is provided for automatically displaying context information to an information fragment with no user interaction. The method includes: displaying the fragment in a first window, wherein the window and fragment each relate to a source process; pointing with a cursor to a part of the fragment displayed in... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120297335 - Document glancing and navigation: When viewing a document, a user may switch between detailed reading of the document, and glancing at the structure of the document, in a single smooth flow of actions. In one example, a document is shown with a navigation bar that has a thumb. Before the user clicks the thumb,... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120297336 - Computer system with touch screen and associated window resizing method: A computer system with a touch screen is provided. The computer system includes a touch unit, a hook unit, and a controlling application program. The touch unit generates a position signal according to the touch point. The hook unit is used for judging whether the first position is near a... Agent: Asustek Computer Inc.
20120297337 - Computer-based technology for aiding the repair of motor vehicles: A computer-assisted inspection system provides computer architectures and software controlled algorithms to automatically provide vehicle inspections and repair recommendations including estimated repair time and cost of depression type damage such as dents. Features provided by a handheld wireless touchscreen based inspection device include flat car part picking, auto grading including... Agent: Manheim Investments, Inc.
20120297339 - Electronic device, control method, and storage medium storing control program: According to an aspect, an electronic device includes a display unit, a touch sensor, and a control unit. The display unit displays an image and an icon. The touch sensor detects a contact. When a first operation of coming in contact to the icon and moving in a first direction... Agent: Kyocera Corporation
20120297340 - Handheld electronic device providing feedback to facilitate navigation and the entry of information, and associated method: A method of facilitating the input of information in a handheld electronic device having a plurality of input elements such as, without limitation, keys. The method includes receiving a signal indicating that a particular one of the input elements is being touched in a first manner, providing a feedback signal,... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20120297338 - Method for selection of a document shot using graphic paths and receiver implementing the method: The present invention relates to a method for selection of shots represented by identifiers displayed in a navigation menu. A document is divided into shots. Several attributes such as the moment of appearance of the shot in the document are assigned to each shot. The navigation menu disposes the identifiers... Agent:
20120297341 - Modified operating systems allowing mobile devices to accommodate io devices more convenient than their own inherent io devices and methods for generating such systems: A computerized system for hopping between an existing population of I/O devices, each I/O device being operative to communicate with operating systems in accordance with a respective I/O protocol, the system comprising a mobile operating system operative to execute at least one application by communicating with a selectable individual one... Agent: Screenovate Technologies Ltd.
20120297342 - Electronic device and method for arranging icons displayed by the electronic device: An electronic device and a method arrange icons on a screen of the electronic device. In the method, when a user selects an icon displayed on a screen, the device determines whether there is a sub-icon associated with the selected icon. If there is a sub-icon, the device arranges and... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120297343 - Electronic apparatus, program, and control method: An electronic apparatus includes a display unit, a sensor, and a controller. The display unit includes a screen. The sensor is configured to detect a user operation with respect to the screen and output a signal corresponding to the user operation. The controller is configured to cause a data icon... Agent:
20120297344 - Search and browse hybrid: A unified search and browse experience may be provided by combining filters that are based on folder location with filters that are based on search criteria. In one example, a user opens a file explorer program and is presented with an initial set of filters. Some of the filters may... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120297345 - Three-dimensional animation for providing access to applications: A three-dimensional animation for providing access to applications is described. In some implementations, a three-dimensional multi-level dock is displayed. The multi-level dock can be animated to appear to slide into view on a graphical user interface in response to user input. The levels of the multi-level dock can be configured... Agent: Apple Inc.
20120297346 - Three dimensional building control system and method: The system helps facility managers and other users to efficiently navigate through a building or complex of buildings, and quickly gather information for (and control) individual building systems or groups of systems. A method includes displaying an image representing at least a portion of a building, wherein at least part... Agent: Encelium Holdings, Inc.
20120297348 - Control of a device using gestures: In an operating system running on a processing device, detecting a gesture input via a user interface; identifying an operating system operation that corresponds to the gesture; performing the operating system operation; identifying an application running on the operating system that has subscribed to gesture input; and passing data corresponding... Agent:
20120297347 - Gesture-based navigation control: A user interface may be provided by: displaying a graphical user interface including at least one graphical user interface element; receiving at least one gesture-based user input; displaying a graphical user interface including the at least one graphical user interface element and one or more graphical user interface elements that... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation11/15/2012 > 84 patent applications in 40 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office
20120290906 - E book method: An electronic book dynamically created and updated with demographically targeted audio, video, images and text in response to customer query of interests, location, and other attributes. The present invention generally relates to the creation and publishing of electronic books and more specifically to a method and system for creating multimedia... Agent:
20120290907 - Method and system for associating synchronized media by creating a datapod: The present invention relates to a system and method for creating a Datapod™ that includes the synchronized association of media and data objects. One embodiment of the present invention involves creating a Datapod™ by acquiring a media object, annotating the media object with a data object, and associating the media... Agent: Jigsaw Informatics, Inc.
20120290911 - Method for content folding: The present invention relates to content folding of a web page to enable rendering of the web page on a resource-constrained device, and more particularly to interrelated methods, gateway and device for folding, unfolding and rendering of a web page with reduced layout attributes, thus being vertically elongated. Embodiments of... Agent: Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)
20120290909 - Methods and apparatus of accessing related content on a web-page: A computer implemented method is provided that includes accessing, with a web browser, a first web-page hosted on a first server, the webpage identified by a first Uniform Resource Identifier (“URI”), associating the first URI with one or more different URIs, and displaying indicia within the web browser of the... Agent: ComoIPLimited
20120290910 - Ranking sentiment-related content using sentiment and factor-based analysis of contextually-relevant user-generated data: Techniques for ranking sentiment-related content using sentiment and factor-based analysis of contextually-relevant user-generated data is described, including generating a term, the term associated with a keyword and a factor, grouping user-generated content associated with the term, the user-generated content being retrieved by a crawler and stored in a database, assigning... Agent: Searchreviews LLC
20120290908 - Retargeting contextually-relevant user-generated data: Techniques for retargeting contextually-relevant user-generated data are described, including detecting an event associated with a widget embedded on a website, and configured to initiate a call to a service to retrieve content contextually relevant to the website, storing a file associated with a browser on a computing device, the file... Agent: Searchreviews LLC
20120290912 - Object control method, object control program, and web server: To direct the user's awareness towards a page linked from a specific element, a script (object control program) is embedded in a Web page to be transmitted from a Web server and then executed by a user terminal. It is assumed that a plurality of link elements (elements to which... Agent: Rakuten, Inc.
20120290913 - Computerized tool, system and method for remote access to a computer program: A computerized tool, system and method for virtual wrapping of a computer program, the computerized tool comprising: an event agent to identify a computer program running; and a form generator controlled by the event agent to automatically create a virtual wrap in web-page and/or win forms for the computer program,... Agent:
20120290915 - Accessing a second web page from a dispersed storage network memory based on a first web page selection: A method begins, when a second web page is selected based on an element of a first web page, with a dispersed storage (DS) processing module determining dispersed storage network (DSN) location information for the second web page. The method continues with the DS processing module interpreting the DSN location... Agent: Cleversafe, Inc.
20120290917 - Content adaptation: A system includes a mobile device and an optimization server. The mobile device is capable of transmitting request data that includes a requested webpage and identification data. The optimization server is configured to receive response data that corresponds to the request data from a content server, to adapt the response... Agent:
20120290918 - Content adaptation: A system includes a mobile device and an optimization server. The mobile device is capable of transmitting request data that includes a requested webpage and identification data. The optimization server is configured to receive response data that corresponds to the request data from a content server, to adapt the response... Agent:
20120290919 - Content adaptation: A system includes a mobile device and an optimization server. The mobile device is capable of transmitting request data that includes a requested webpage and identification data. The optimization server is configured to receive response data that corresponds to the request data from a content server, to adapt the response... Agent:
20120290920 - Graphical-user-interface-based method and system for designing and configuring web-site testing and analysis: The current application is directed to methods and systems for designing and configuring web-site testing and analysis. In certain implementations, a testing service collects customer page-access and conversion information on behalf of a web site. The testing service is straightforwardly accessed and configured, through a web-site-based graphical user interface, and... Agent:
20120290914 - Hybrid web container for cross-platform mobile applications: The systems, methods and computer program products for designing cross-platform mobile applications that execute on multiple operating platforms. The mobile application is activated with a workflow that includes data from a data source. The mobile application includes a plurality of web files configured to cause the mobile application to manipulate... Agent: Sybase, Inc.
20120290921 - Location aware content using presence information data formation with location object (pidf-lo): The format of the Presence Information Data Format-Location Object (PIDF-LO) as defined by the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) is extended or modified to accommodate, within the standard PIDF-LO format, an association of geospacial location to XML content on the Internet. A geospacial location is associated with Extensible Markup Language... Agent:
20120290922 - Method and apparatus for subscribing to information from a webpage: A method and an apparatus for subscribing to information from a webpage. The method and apparatus make it possible to subscribe to any content block in a webpage and reduce service resource provided by a content provider.... Agent: Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited
20120290923 - Substitute uniform resource locator (url) generation: Methods of generating a substitute URL are disclosed. In one implementation, a form is presented by a web server on a web site home page for the submission of a first URL for which a user wishes to generate an alias URL. A second URL is then generated for the... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.
20120290916 - Unified file arrangements: In general, a method includes receiving a request to present a file inventory on a display associated with the computing device, the file inventory graphically representing a plurality of files stored across two or more physical locations, accessing a first file stored on a local storage device of the computing... Agent:
20120290925 - Incremental graphic object layout editing: A method for incremental graphic object layout editing performed by physical computing system (100) includes associating an initial layout (300) of graphic objects (302) with a data structure; generating a screen map (304) associated with the initial layout (300), the screen map (304) comprising at least one region (306) associated... Agent:
20120290927 - Data classifier: A document classifier may analyze documents for a search engine and tag the documents. A document classifier system may have several different classifiers, each with a separate algorithm for classification. Some of the data classifiers may learn or change the classification over time with a feedback loop. As those classifiers... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120290926 - Efficient document management and search: Media content is parsed and content units of the media content are separated from its presentation data. The content units can be stored in a separate repository, such as a database, or repositories, such as with cloud storage, from where the content can be shared across various other electronic documents... Agent: Infinote Corporation
20120290930 - Image application performance optimization: Some embodiments provide a method that from a source external to a device, imports a first image and a lower resolution second image that corresponds to the first image into the device. The method assigns the second image as a temporary preview of the first image. The method generates a... Agent:
20120290929 - Information processing apparatus having preview function, method of controlling the same, and storage medium: An information processing apparatus having a display function capable of easily designating a page and skipping pages to a page desired to be displayed. A CPU displays data on a page-by-page basis according to a display instruction. The CPU extracts consecutive pages of each of document sections of the data,... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120290928 - Management of presentation timing in a distributed presentation environment: A data processing system invokes presentation of a presentation element of a distributed presentation by a plurality of devices. The data processing system receives progress reports from the plurality of devices, where the progress reports indicate progress in presenting the presentation element. The data processing system determines whether a quorum... Agent: International Business Machine Corporation
20120290931 - Apparatus and method for arranging supplementary information for media elements: In accordance with an example embodiment of the present invention, a method is provided, comprising: detecting an image associated with a set of media elements, selecting a sub-portion of the image, and associating the sub-portion of the image with a media element of the set of media elements.... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20120290932 - Song flow methodology in random playback: An electronic device can play back media items using a random playback mode. To ensure that related media items are played back in a proper order (e.g., live music is played back in concert order), the electronic device can define metadata or other data coupling related media items in a... Agent: Apple Inc.
20120290933 - Contextual video browsing: A method and system for contextual browsing of videos that are relevant to a current video. Browsing controls that include labels and previews are presented in a user interface. The labels represent sets of videos that are organized according to their relevancy to a current video. The previews represent videos... Agent: Google Inc.
20120290934 - Method of retrieving and navigating information using a logical keyword or code: A method of retrieving and navigating information using logical keywords or codes where the method includes digitizing content; categorizing the digitized content using a keyword taxonomy; storing the categorized content on a storage device; providing access to the categorized content in at least one of a global, local, or personal... Agent:
20120290936 - Automatic generation of task scripts from web browsing interaction history: Embodiments of the invention relate to automatically identifying web browsing tasks based on a web browsing interaction history. According to one embodiment of the invention, a web browsing interaction history of a user is analyzed to identify web browsing actions associated with web sites. Abstracted action sequences for the web... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120290935 - Information processing apparatus, server device, information processing method, computer program, and content sharing system: Provided is an information processing apparatus including a script management unit for injecting a script for monitoring an operation, by a user who directly operates content, on content of the user into the content, and communicating with the script injected into the content, and a user operation information transmission unit... Agent:
20120290937 - Distribution of media to mobile communication devices: A method of delivering media to mobile communication devices and a media server that delivers media to mobile communication devices. Via the media server, selected media can be collected via a communication network and the selected media can be stored to a computer readable storage device. A presence of a... Agent: Lmr Inventions, LLC
20120290938 - Systems and methods for context aware interaction across websites and apps: A system for context aware interaction across websites and apps is disclosed, including a context runtime engine configured to track online activity of a user across web pages, browser tabs, browsers, social networking apps, mobile apps and the like. The system includes a state machine module configured to track a... Agent: Billeo, Inc.
20120290939 - apparatus, method, computer program and user interface: An apparatus, method, computer program and user interface wherein the apparatus comprises: at least one processor: and at least one memory including computer program code; wherein the at least one memory and the computer program code are configured to, with the at least one processor, enable the apparatus to: configure... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20120290940 - Data model generation based on user interface specification: Systems, devices, and methods for providing data model generation based on user interface specifications are presented. On a client device, an execution platform may provide a graphical user interface (GUI) through which a software designer can visually develop an application. The execution platform may represent the application as pages with... Agent: Google Inc.
20120290941 - Flexible rendering of user interface elements: An exemplary method includes 1) retrieving a set of presentation elements from a remote server, the set of presentation elements including a graphical element, 2) retrieving metadata from the remote server, the metadata associated with the graphical element and including information specifying coordinates at which the graphical element is to... Agent: Verizon Data Services Inc.
20120290942 - Apparatus and method for storing data of peripheral device in portable terminal: An apparatus and method for playing data, played in a device connected with a portable terminal, in another device are provided. An apparatus for storing data of a peripheral device in a portable terminal includes a user interface (UI) managing unit and a data processing unit. The UI managing unit... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120290943 - Method and apparatus for distributively managing content between multiple users: An apparatus, method, and computer program product are provided for distributively managing content between multiple user devices through the use of collaborative public display regions and/or designated private display regions. The apparatus may include a processor and a memory including computer program code. The memory and the computer program code... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20120290945 - Extensibility features for electronic communications: An extensibility model is used to provide active and interactive functionality in communication items, but the embodiments are not so limited. A computer system of an embodiment includes components configured to identify one or more activation triggers that operate to activate gadget code using an isolated code execution environment as... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120290947 - Methods and systems to filter and display electronic messages: Methods and systems to present a relatively small combinational set of user-selectable filter and display criteria, through a relatively small number of visually-intuitive controls of an electronic message (EM) graphical user interface (GUI), and to translate a combination of user-selected criteria to a more-complex set of configuration parameters. Methods and... Agent: Arcode Corporation
20120290946 - Multi-screen email client: An email client having multiple screens that may be displayed in different corresponding ones of a plurality of different display portions of a handheld electronic device. The screens of the email client may be related by way of a dependency relationship and/or may provide for control between the various screens.... Agent: Imerj LLC
20120290944 - Visual communications tool: A visual communications (VC) tool creating visual arrangements and presenting the visual arrangements to others for feedback and comment in an efficient and secure manner. An author uses the VC tool to generate a folio, storyboard, or presentation, and publishes the generated arrangement to desired recipients. The published arrangement is... Agent: Global Apparel Network, Inc.
20120290951 - Content sharing system: Provided is a content sharing system including a plurality of first information processing apparatuses that are each operated by a player who operates content, and displays same content, one or more second information processing apparatuses that are each operated by an audience member viewing operation details of a player on... Agent:
20120290950 - Social-topical adaptive networking (stan) system allowing for group based contextual transaction offers and acceptances and hot topic watchdogging: Disclosed is a Social-Topical Adaptive Networking (STAN) system that can inform users of cross-correlations between currently focused-upon topic or other nodes in a corresponding topic or other data-objects organizing space maintained by the system and various social entities monitored by the system. More specifically, one of the cross-correlations may be... Agent:
20120290949 - System and method for facilitating user interaction in a virtual space through unintended tangential effects to primary user interactions: User interaction within a virtual space is facilitated through unintended side effects to primary interactions between users. In the virtual space, primary interactions between source and target users have unintended tangential effects. The tangential effects are provided to other users. The other users are users which are active at the... Agent: Idle Games
20120290948 - System and method for providing a virtual space with individualized maps: A virtual space may be provided to users in which places in the virtual space are associated with individual users. Individual ones of such places may be locations or spaces within the virtual space that the individual users control, tend, decorate, own, and/or are associated with in other ways. The... Agent: Idle Games
20120290953 - Apparatus, systems and methods for facilitating social networking via a media device: Techniques for facilitating social networking via a media device are described. Some embodiments provide a social networking facilitator (“SNF”) as part of a media device, such as a set-top box that is configured to receive media content events from a broadcast system, such as a satellite broadcast system. As the... Agent: Echostar Technologies L.L.C.
20120290952 - Enabling chat sessions: Methods, systems, computer readable media, and apparatuses for enabling chat sessions are presented. In response to detecting that a first user is viewing a first program, a chat invitation may be automatically transmitted to a second user. The chat invitation may identify the first user and the first program, and... Agent: Comcast Cable Communications, LLC
20120290954 - Sharing data within an instant messaging session: Sharing data within an instant messaging session is described. A user participating in an instant messaging session may request a data access key. The key, which provides access to data associated with the user, may then be transmitted via the instant messaging session to one or more other participants in... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120290955 - Creation and configuration of compound widgets: The present application discloses systems, computer-readable media, and methods for generating and storing compound user-selectable data-capable widgets, each widget comprising a graphical display characteristic and a computer-executable functional characteristic. In response to receiving a selection instruction selecting two or more widgets, and receiving a create compound widget instruction, a first... Agent: Google Inc.
20120290956 - Displaying a plurality of calendar entries: Displaying multiple calendar entries includes dividing the calendar entries into multiple different priority levels in a computerized calendaring system implemented by at least one processor; displaying at least some of the calendar entries in each priority level in a separate strip associated with that priority level in a user interface... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120290957 - User interface for medical diagnosis: A user interface 10, configured to be installed in a computing apparatus, for medical diagnosis, includes a display arrangement for displaying an image 28 of a part of a patient's body on a display device of the apparatus, the image 28 including an abnormality associated with that part of the... Agent:
20120290962 - Aggregation of computing device settings: Aggregation of computing device settings is disclosed. In embodiments, at least one tile is generated for display. The tile represents a system setting and a status of the system setting. The tile also includes one or more user-selectable elements that are selectable to adjust an aspect of the system setting.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120290959 - Layout management in a rapid application development tool: The present application discloses systems, computer-readable media, and methods for aligning widgets and groups of widgets, and defining relationships between the widgets and groups of widgets. In a first case, a most significant sub-component border determination may be made for each widget. Then, a grouping relationship determined between each of... Agent: Google Inc.
20120290960 - Method for providing user interface for categorizing icons and electronic device using the same: A method for providing a user interface for categorizing icons is disclosed. The method applies to an electronic device, wherein the electronic device includes a touch screen, the touch screen providing a display screen. The method includes the steps of: providing a plurality of categorization tags, wherein the categorization tags... Agent:
20120290961 - Sticky functionality: Manipulation of elements in a graphical user interface is aided by allowing the graphical user interface to treat certain mouse button actuation and releases as holding the mouse button in an actuated state. When predetermined conditions are satisfied, the graphical user interface will treat a mouse button actuation and release... Agent: Apple Inc.
20120290963 - Gui for goal programming and goal weighting in optimization based applications: Embodiments of the present invention address deficiencies of the art in respect to mathematical programming for optimization based applications systems and provide a method, system and computer program product for providing an interface for generating and customizing optimization-based applications. A method for providing an interface for generating and customizing optimization-based... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120290964 - Method for creating bookmark and electronic reading device using the same: A method for creating a bookmark is used in an electronic reading device having a display module. The method for creating a bookmark includes the following steps. A first page image is displayed at the display module, and a corner of the first page image has a first pattern with... Agent:
20120290965 - Systems and methods for facilitating an input to an electronic device: Systems and methods for facilitating an input to an electronic device are described herein. An example method for facilitating an input field of an electronic device includes presenting a menu item for selection while the electronic device is in a first physical state and identifying the menu item selected when... Agent:
20120290966 - Multiple screen mode in mobile terminal: Provided are a method and a mobile terminal for simultaneously displaying at least two application windows on a display unit of a mobile terminal. The method may include displaying a first application window associated with a first application on an entire display area of the display unit, receiving a multi_screen... Agent: Kt Corporation, Kt Tech Inc.
20120290969 - Multi-stage method and apparatus for interactively locating device data of an automation system: A method for the multi-stage interactive locating and utilizing of device data in a networked automation system is provided. A user inputs from a central location in a graphical search field of an input mask displayed by an information fetching unit a designation of a field device present in the... Agent: Abb Technology Ag
20120290967 - Query box polymorphism: Tools and techniques for a polymorphic query box operating on a computing device are described herein. The polymorphic query box application provides an adaptive query box via a single graphical user interface that detects an input scenario based on the type of input received via the polymorphic query box. In... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120290970 - Rating system and spatial searching therein: Techniques for a rating system are described, including presenting a visual field including two or more axes, each axis representing a criterion associated with an asset, receiving a user rating associated with the asset, the user rating including a point on the visual field, and updating a presentation of the... Agent:
20120290968 - Web link quick send add-on for internet browsers: An internet browser add-on for sending web links to a friend. The add-on button displays a list of friend contact information graphically that can be selected for sharing a weblink through simple clicking. The add-on button also enables importing contacts from an internet mail server.... Agent:
20120290971 - Information processing apparatus, terminal apparatus, content of interest determination method, content of interest determination program, terminal program , recording medium on which program is recorded, and information provision system: Content is displayed in an active display region of a terminal apparatus, and information relating to the display of said content when the content scrolls in accordance with a scrolling operation performed by a user and content identifying information for identifying the content are obtained from the terminal apparatus and... Agent: Rakuten, Inc.
20120290972 - Mobile terminal and method for controlling screen thereof: A mobile terminal and a method for controlling a screen thereof are provided. A plurality of tasks is classified in categories such as an event log and a timeline. The screen is divided into a main screen area in which a main screen image such as a home screen is... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120290973 - System and method that facilitates computer desktop use via scaling of displayed objects: The techniques described herein provide user interface(s) for managing display objects on a display surface. The techniques define a central focus area where the display objects are displayed and behave as usual, and a periphery outside the focus area where the display objects are reduced in size based on their... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120290974 - Systems and methods for providing a discover prompt to augmented content of a web page: The present disclosure describes systems and methods for techniques of prompting a user to discover, navigate, initiate a tooltip or otherwise call the user's attention to and use any augmented content of web pages provided by the systems and methods described herein. For any one or more augmented keywords of... Agent: Vibrant Media, Inc.
20120290975 - Feature license management system: Systems and devices are disclosed for enabling direct transfer of feature licenses between utility meters. In one embodiment, a system includes: a computing device communicatively connected to a first utility meter and a second utility meter, the computing device adapted to manage a transfer of a feature license between the... Agent: General Electric Company
20120290981 - Information terminal apparatus, operation method by information terminal apparatus and program thereof: An information terminal apparatus is provided which presents an operation menu according to a target apparatus just by photographing the target apparatus by a built-in camera, thereby intuitively executing operation appropriate for the target apparatus. The information terminal apparatus includes a target recognition unit which recognizes a target apparatus from... Agent: Nec Corporation
20120290980 - Method for navigating identifiers placed in areas and receiver implementing the method: The present invention relates to a method for navigating over documents represented by identifiers displayed on a navigation menu. Each document is associated with a plurality of numerical values characterizing it according to a plurality of criteria. Each identifier of a document is placed at a position dependent on a... Agent:
20120290976 - Network distribution of anatomical models: Techniques for presenting a three-dimensional (3D) anatomical representation of an anatomical structure are described. 3D models of various anatomical structures may be stored as prepackaged anatomical data. A user device, e.g., a networked workstation, may receive the prepackaged anatomical data from a networked computing device, e.g., a server, and present... Agent: Medtronic, Inc.
20120290979 - System and method for an interactive mobile-optimized icon-based profile display and associated public figure social network functionality: An icon-based interactive public figure profile, search, status update delivery, and matching system and method configured within open and exclusive public figure social network platforms and technologies enabling a public figure and fan to generate a personalized interactive icon-based profile representing icon profile elements optimized for display and functionality on... Agent:
20120290977 - System and method for an interactive mobile-optimized icon-based profile display and associated social network functionality: An icon-based interactive personal profile search and matching system configured within social network platforms and technologies enabling a user to generate a personalized interactive icon-based user profile representing icon profile elements optimized for display and functionality on mobile devices. The icon profile system utilizes and integrates selected personalized icon profile... Agent:
20120290978 - System and method for an interactive mobile-optimized icon-based singles and dating profile display and associated social network functionality: An icon-based interactive singles and dating profile, search and matching system and method configured within singles' social network platforms and technologies enabling a user to generate a personalized interactive icon-based profile representing various icon profile elements optimized for display and functionality on mobile devices. The icon profile system utilizes and... Agent:
20120290982 - Interface including selectable items corresponding to single or multiple data items: An interface may include a first portion of a linear scale having first upper and lower bounds and a first plurality of indicators identifying first demarcations of the linear scale between the first upper and lower bounds. A first selectable item corresponding to a single data item and a second... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120290983 - System and method for dynamically determining quantity for risk management: A system and method for dynamically determining quantity for risk management are described. According to one example embodiment, as a trader positions an order icon at a desired price or price-derivative value on a graphical interface, an order quantity for the order is dynamically determined based on the order price... Agent: Trading Technologies International, Inc.
20120290984 - Computer-implemented systems and methods for data item interface processing: Computer-implemented systems and methods are disclosed for displaying a number of data items within a graphical user interface. Data items retrieved from a data store (e.g., a database) may be assigned, based on a first predetermined criterion, to first level bins. A first level bin identifier is associated with each... Agent:
20120290986 - Management of corporate entities: Systems and methods are provided to facilitate corporate entity management. According to some embodiments, a user interface is provided including an entity selection area allowing selection of at least one corporate entity from a plurality of corporate entities, and a plurality of selectable elements, each of the selectable elements being... Agent: Goldman, Sachs & Co.
20120290985 - System and method for presenting and interacting with eperiodical subscriptions: A system and method for organizing viewing and reading of electronic periodicals on electronic devices, particularly mobile devices. The user's periodicals are arranged on the device's User Interface (UI) in visual representations of stacks. Each stack represents a different one of the user's periodicals. As a user selects a particular... Agent: Barnes & Noble, Inc.
20120290987 - System and method for virtual object placement: A computer system and method according to the present invention can receive multi-modal inputs such as natural language, gesture, text, sketch and other inputs in order to manipulate graphical objects in a virtual world. The components of an agent as provided in accordance with the present invention can include one... Agent:
20120290988 - Multifaceted visualization for topic exploration: A multifaceted visualization technique is provided for visually exploring topics in multi-relational data. A data set is visualized by obtaining the data set comprising a plurality of entities, facets and relations, wherein the entities are instances of a particular concept, the facets are classes of entities and the relations are... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120290989 - Presentation of an interactive user interface: Examples of a user interface are described that may include a master risk landscape map that includes nodes representing risks and links representing correlations between the risks. The visual appearance of the nodes and links may provide information about their characteristics, such as risk likelihood, risks severity, risk detectability, and/or... Agent: Bank Of America Corporation11/08/2012 > 84 patent applications in 40 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office
20120284592 - Recognition system: According to various embodiments, a user may pursue defined achievements through reading books. As the user accomplishes the achievements, the user may receive mementos that can serve as a tangible indicator of what the user has accomplished. The mementos may be visible to others on a website, such as a... Agent:
20120284593 - Smartphone-based methods and systems: Arrangements involving portable devices (e.g., smartphones and tablet computers) are disclosed. One arrangement enables a content creator to select software with which that creator's content should be rendered—assuring continuity between artistic intention and delivery. Another utilizes a device camera to identify nearby subjects, and take actions based thereon. Others rely... Agent:
20120284591 - Systems and method for electronic signature document identification and certification: Systems and methods for electronic document electronic document identification and signing are provided. Certain embodiments of the present invention provide for a virtual signature tool to create a unique, verifiable, electronic signature (SigCode) for signing documents using a mobile device of an individual. In some embodiments, document identifiers (e.g., QR... Agent: Vsig.com, Inc.
20120284595 - Automatic page layout system and method: A method for modifying content items arranged on a display page. The method is carried out by a computer having a processor and a system memory and includes arranging the content items in content locations on the display page. An appearance of a content item is changed, and the change... Agent:
20120284594 - Reducing system resource requirements for user interactive and customizable image-based product designs: A method for assisting a user to design a photo book includes displaying layouts of a first page and a second page of the photo book at the user interface, storing a first snapshot image and a first dynamic render object in association with the first page and a second... Agent:
20120284598 - Handheld electronic device and method for accessing bookmark: A method for accessing web page bookmark applicable to a handheld electronic device is provided. The handheld electronic device comprises a storage unit, a touch display unit and a processing unit electrically connected to the touch display unit and the storage unit. The storage unit stores a plurality of website... Agent: Htc Corporation
20120284599 - Handheld electronic device and method for recording multimedia clip: A method for recording a multimedia clip used in a handheld electronic device is provided. The method comprises the steps outlined in the sentences that follow. An input command is received. An embedded program code of a multimedia clip in a web page is detected. A thumbnail corresponding to the... Agent: Htc Corporation
20120284597 - Predicting user navigation events: A method and system for predicting a next navigation event are described. Aspects of the disclosure minimize the delay between a navigation event and a network response by predicting the next navigation event. The system and method may then prerender content associated with the next navigation event. For example, the... Agent: Google Inc.
20120284596 - Systems and methods for integrating research and incorporation of information into documents: Systems and methods for integrating research and incorporation of information into a construction specification involve providing information for potential inclusion in a specification to a user as part of the specification editing process so as to reduce the time spent in finding and researching information and including the information in... Agent:
20120284600 - Predictive model application programming interface: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for utilizing predictive models from an application scripting language.... Agent: Google Inc.
20120284601 - Enhanced find and replace for electronic documents: An enhanced find and replace feature for a spreadsheet program module is disclosed. The enhanced find and replace feature allows users to search for terms and attributes across multiple sheets of a workbook. The find and replace feature also allows searches to be performed based on the formatting attributes of... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120284604 - Method for configuring a graphic user interface of an apparatus for processing value documents: A device for processing value documents, includes a display device for displaying information relating to the processing and/or the value documents, and a control device, which actuates the display device, can optionally be operated in a configuration mode and a working mode, in which the device can process value documents,... Agent:
20120284602 - Systems and methods for electronic document identification and certification: Systems and methods for electronic document electronic document identification and signing are provided. Certain embodiments of the present invention provide for a virtual signature tool to create a unique, verifiable, electronic signature (SigCode) for signing documents using a mobile device of an individual. In some embodiments, document identifiers (e.g., QR... Agent: Vsig.com, Inc.
20120284603 - Systems and methods for online physician documentation and notes: Certain examples provide systems, methods, and articles of manufacture for dynamic, electronic clinician documentation. Certain examples provide a computer-implemented method for providing physician documentation. The example method includes receiving a user input regarding a form to input clinical information regarding a patient. The example method includes providing a selected form... Agent: General Electric Company
20120284605 - Systems and methodologies providing for collaboration among a plurality of users at a plurality of computing appliances: A system and methodology for collaboration among a plurality of users at a plurality of computing appliances. A respective one computing appliance of the plurality of computing appliances is for use by each respective one user of the plurality of users. Each said respective one computing appliance is comprised of... Agent:
20120284606 - System and methodology for collaboration utilizing combined display with evolving common shared underlying image: A system and methodology for collaborating. The system as illustrated is comprised of at least two computing appliances, each of the computing appliances for use by a respective user. Each of the computing appliances is comprised of a processor, memory, communications interface, input apparatus, and display apparatus. Each said display... Agent:
20120284609 - Configuration setting: A method of defining customization for electronic content retrieved over an electronic connection, comprising: (a) retrieving electronic content from a remote server to a local client; (b) editing the content at the local client by a user using a WYSIWYG editor, wherein said editor is a standard software used for... Agent: Google Inc.
20120284607 - Content flow through containers: Content can be flowed through one or more containers that can be laid out analogously to printed material. Content is flowed into the first specified container until that container is “full” of content. Subsequent content is then flowed through subsequent containers, each of which is individually identified, and whose ordering... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120284612 - Enabling hypertext elements to work with software applications: Variables incorporated into a hypertext markup language document enable location of hypertext elements. Once the variable is located, the information contained within the identified hypertext element may be used in other applications. The information may be received, as a recognized input, by the application.... Agent:
20120284613 - Method and system for providing local information over a network: A method and system is provided where a first computer (e.g., a central server) collects information to be presented to one or more users. The information is organized into a plurality of first web-sites where each of these web-sites is addressable by a unique Universal Resource Locator (URL). A physical... Agent:
20120284610 - Object display device, object display method, object display control program, and computer-readable recording medium whereupon program is recorded: A server system receives a request for a Web page from a user terminal, extracts page data corresponding to the request from a Web DB, and transmits the page data to the user terminal. Further, the server system receives a request related to an object to be placed in a... Agent: Rakuten, Inc.
20120284608 - Optimized display of the ad landing page: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including a computer program product for optimizing the display of landing pages in restrictive display environments are provided. A determined area or region of the landing page is identified. Upon receiving a request for content items to be presented on a device, a plurality of content... Agent:
20120284615 - Personalizing a web page outside of a social networking system with content from the social networking system selected based on global information: A user device requests a web page from a web server of a third-party website, which is separate from a social networking system. The web server from the third-party website sends a markup language document for the requested web page to the user device which includes an instruction for a... Agent:
20120284614 - Personalizing a web page outside of a social networking system with content from the social networking system that includes user actions: A user device requests a web page from a web server of a third-party website, which is separate from a social networking system. The web server from the third-party website sends a markup language document for the requested web page to the user device which includes an instruction for a... Agent:
20120284611 - Selective partial updates of web content: A request for a partial update of web content is received that identifies at least one web content element associated with the web content. An update is requested for the identified at least one web content element from a content server. The partial update of the web content is performed... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120284616 - Content adaptation: A system includes a mobile device and an optimization server. The mobile device is capable of transmitting request data that includes a requested webpage and identification data. The optimization server is configured to receive response data that corresponds to the request data from a content server, to adapt the response... Agent:
20120284618 - Document based contextual communication: A service that is capable of tracking conversations related to documents, surfaces these documents appropriately to users and enables user-friendly notification of new communications associated with the discussed documents while respecting existing user experience, security, and privacy models of the various document and communication modalities. Conversations about particular content are... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120284617 - Visual tracking of report changes: Various embodiments of systems and methods for visual tracking of report changes are described herein. The used technique adds transitions between all steps of modification to a report document instead of static new pages. A classification module classifies the modifications and an identification module selects a visual effect to be... Agent:
20120284619 - Apparatus: An apparatus comprising at least one processor and at least one memory including computer program code the at least one memory and the computer program code configured to, with the at least one processor, cause the apparatus at least to perform providing a visual representation of at least one audio... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20120284620 - Method and handheld electronic device having a graphical user interface which arranges icons dynamically: A graphical user interface for a media player application is described. A method is provided comprising: determining a screen orientation of the GUI in accordance with a device orientation; rendering a first user interface screen in a portrait screen orientation comprising an album list when the screen orientation is a... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20120284621 - System and method for creating and navigating a linear hypermedia resource program: A method and system for creating and navigating linear hypermedia resource programs are disclosed. The system includes a distributed hypermedia resource network having a plurality of hypermedia resources residing on one or more remote information nodes. A common remote information node is in communication with a subscriber station and the... Agent: Tq Alpha, LLC
20120284622 - Context-sensitive mobile controller for media editing systems: Methods and systems for providing media editing capability to a user of a mobile device in communication with a video or an audio media editing system. The methods involve receiving at the mobile device information specifying a current user context of the media editing system and automatically activating functionality on... Agent:
20120284624 - Multi-point representation: Some embodiments of the invention provide a method that presents a preview of a set of images in a graphical user interface (GUI) of a device. To generate the preview, the method initially selects a subset of images that includes several images in the set but not all the images... Agent:
20120284623 - Online search, storage, manipulation, and delivery of video content: A computer device programmed for managing online video content includes a processing unit that is capable of executing instructions, and a non-volatile computer-readable storage device. The storage device stores a search module programmed to allow a user to search for video content, the video content including video clips from movies.... Agent: Flickbitz Corporation
20120284625 - System and method for generating videos: The present invention provides a system for generating videos. The system comprise: a video project data including information of the video creation processing parameters, based on video created by a video editing tool which enables human editor to create a master video, a video template creation tool for analyzing the... Agent:
20120284626 - Method and system to use audience participation system within a presentation software: The present invention provides a method and a system to involve audience in presentations over a communication network. The method includes providing the presenter with an Audience Response System Presenter Component having a presentation software with an interactive component for presenting an information and capturing audience inputs connected to the... Agent: Harbinger Knowledge Products Private Limited
20120284627 - Method for providing remote control device descriptions from a communication node: A method of providing a description of a remote control device to a communication device configured to interact with an electronic device over a communication network as a remote control device is presented. In the method, the communication device transfers an indication of the electronic device over the network to... Agent: Sling Media Pvt Ltd
20120284628 - User interface for managing monitoring profiles: A graphical user interface for a virtualized computing environment that includes a plurality of host computers, each having one or more virtual machines running therein, where the virtualized computing environment is configured with one or more monitoring profiles for monitoring a status of objects included in the virtualized computing environment,... Agent: Vmware, Inc.
20120284629 - Chronology display and feature for online presentations and webpages: A chronology display is generated for use with a web presentation or other form of network presentation. The chronology display may include a plurality of intervals, with each interval representative of a period of time. In an embodiment, some of the intervals may indicate a number of content items provided... Agent:
20120284630 - Window proxy: A preferably secured server, hosting a website, connected to the internet, interacting with a user's local machine by means of executing supplemental code in the form of a browser plug-in, with the intent of modifying the capabilities of a conventional internet browser beyond its initially designed capacity, thus relieving the... Agent:
20120284631 - Methods to adapt user interfaces and input controls: Methods for generating graphical user interfaces are presented. In one embodiment, a method includes determining device properties associated with a device executing an application and generating a concrete graphical user interface (CUI) based at least on the device properties and an abstract user interface (AUI) of the application. The method... Agent:
20120284632 - Integrated rendering of streaming media in virtualized desktop environment: Techniques are provided for establishing an integrated rendering of a browser window comprising user interface elements such as streaming media on a client endpoint device. A web browser on a hosted virtual desktop (HVD) generates an HVD display image comprising a browser window and communicates it to the client endpoint... Agent: Cisco Technology, Inc.
20120284636 - Common user interface resources: There is disclosed a method of providing resources in a collaborative input system comprising an interactive display surface, the method comprising: providing a common set of resources for a plurality of users; and selectively providing the common set of resources to individual users.... Agent: Promethean Limited
20120284638 - System and method for social interaction, sharing and collaboration: A system and method for real-time, social networking, sharing and collaborating is disclosed. An application for the networking, sharing and collaborating is downloaded onto a mobile device, such as a smartphone, or onto a networked computer. Users log into the application and send invitations to other users to form groups... Agent: Kibits Corp.
20120284634 - System and methodology for multiple users concurrently working and viewing on a common project: A system and methodology, for use by a plurality of users working on a common project that has an associated display. The system is comprised of a plurality of display computing appliances, each associated with a respective one of at least two users of a plurality of users. Layer storage... Agent: David H. Sitrick
20120284635 - System for collaboration of a specific image and utilizing selected annotations while viewing and relative to providing a display presentation: A system and methodology for collaborating. The system is comprised of a plurality of computing appliances, each of the computing appliances having an input apparatus providing for a respective user input of and storage of annotations input relative to and while viewing a display presentation of a specific image and... Agent: David H. Sitrick
20120284633 - Systems and methodologies supporting collaboration of users as members of a team, among a plurality of computing appliances: A system and method providing for collaborating among a plurality of users each user at a respective associated one of a plurality of computing appliances. At least one user controls team designation definition for each of a plurality of computing appliances. Thereafter, each of the plurality of computing appliances that... Agent:
20120284637 - Unified virtual group calendar system: A computer implemented method and system for managing events scheduled by multiple users in a group, provides an event management platform (EMP) in communication with a client application on each user's computing device via a network. The EMP acquires characteristic information on each computing device and each user's third party... Agent:
20120284639 - Simultaneous email and attachment viewing: Systems, methods and computer program products for facilitating the simultaneous (e.g., side-by-side or via a “sliding” animation) displaying and viewing of email messages and any attachments to such email messages are disclosed. Such systems, methods and computer program products allow a user of a computing system to simultaneously view the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120284648 - Cascading data displays and methods: A cascading data display system for use in message or discussion forums hosted and maintained via computer-aided media, comprising a discussion board including one or more columns and one or more rows in each column; a posting component adapted to post user-initiated messages in the row or rows of each... Agent:
20120284647 - Collaborative input system: A method in a collaborative input system comprises a computer system, a display associated with the computer system, and a plurality of remote terminals each associated with one of a respective plurality of users and each having a display. The plurality of remote terminals are in communication with the computer... Agent: Promethean Limited
20120284640 - Dynamic e-meeting summarization: A method, computer program product, and system for dynamic e-meeting summarization is described. A method may comprise monitoring behavior of an e-meeting participant and determining one or more portions of an e-meeting to summarize for the e-meeting participant based upon, at least in part, the behavior of the e-meeting participant.... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120284643 - System and methodology for collaboration in groups with split screen displays: In one embodiment, a plurality of separate screen display presentations are provided in a split-screen combined presentation to each of the respective users at each said respective computing appliances. Coordinator logic selects which of the users' annotations are utilized in generated each of the display presentation for each of the... Agent:
20120284642 - System and methodology for collaboration, with selective display of user input annotations among member computing appliances of a group/team: A system and methodology for collaboration. The illustrated system is comprised of a plurality of computing appliances, each respective one of the plurality of computing appliances, having a user input apparatus to provide respective annotation data as input for the respective user to permit the respective user to provide annotations... Agent:
20120284649 - System for recording and broadcasting audio messages to social networks, web, blog spaces and quick response codes: This invention allows users to record audio or video messages from a variety of sources and automatically distribute them to various websites. Additionally this invention automatically designates a quick response code, for each message, which links to a uniform resource locator for the recorded message so that the quick response... Agent:
20120284644 - Systems and methodologies comprising a plurality of computing appliances having input apparatus and display apparatus and logically structured as a main team: A system and methodology for collaboration, comprising a plurality of computing appliances, and control logic for logically structuring the plurality of computing appliances as a main team. At least two of the computing appliances have input apparatus and display apparatus. The main team is comprised of a plurality of sub-teams,... Agent: David H. Sitrick
20120284646 - Systems and methodologies providing collaboration and display among a plurality of users: A system and methodology for collaboration and display among a plurality of users. The system is comprised of mapping logic defining a mapped structure for storing a plurality of separate layers of data in a plurality of data layers; and, storage for storing layer data in selected ones of said... Agent: David H. Sitrick
20120284645 - Systems and methodologies providing controlled voice and data communication among a plurality of computing appliances associated as team members of at least one respective team or of a plurality of teams and sub-teams within the teams: A system and methodology for communication and collaboration among a plurality of computing appliances associated as team members. The system is comprised of: at least one local communication means for use by at least one local team member, and conveying data (preferably media data and collaboration data); at least one... Agent:
20120284641 - Systems and methodologies providing for collaboration by respective users of a plurality of computing appliances working concurrently on a common project having an associated display: A system and methodology for collaborating. A plurality of computing appliances for use by a respective plurality of users, provides a combined display presentation of collaboration responsive to input of annotations made by at least two of the users working simultaneously on a common project having an associated common display... Agent: David H. Sitrick
20120284650 - Remote audio-video sharing method and application program for the same: A remote audio-video sharing method and an application program for the same are provided. The method comprises a content provider device capturing screen frames and sounds of the content provider device. First encoding and second encoding are executed on the captured screen frames and sound to transmit to and play... Agent: Awind Inc.
20120284651 - Persistent party rooms: Using persistent party rooms, including: initializing, via a computing device, a global array according to a hierarchical server architecture; determining, via the computing device, whether or not to create a new persistent party room or to join a previously bookmarked persistent party room; creating, via the computing device, the new... Agent:
20120284652 - Human-environment interactive system and portable device using the same: A human-environment interactive system and a portable device using the same are provided. The human-environment interactive system includes a ubiquitous computing system, at least one home-equipment, and the portable device. The portable device is suitable for two-way communicating with the portable device, and includes a RF transceiver, a browser, and... Agent: National Taiwan University Of Science And Technology
20120284653 - Object model for a user interface: Various embodiments provide techniques and processes for defining elements of a user interface (UI) using a tree of objects created based on a markup language. In some embodiments, a client application provides markup that defines one or more aspects of a UI to an application programming interface (API). The API... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120284654 - Method and apparatus for returning to home screen in portable terminal with multi-software platform: A method and apparatus for returning to a home screen in a portable terminal with a multi-software platform configured to a sub software platform on a main software platform are provided. The method includes sensing a home button signal corresponding to input received through a user input unit, and returning,... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120284655 - Portable game machine with touch panel display: A portable game machine with a display which also serves as a touch panel type input portion is comprised of means for detecting a contact between a finger of a player and a screen, means for computing a coordinate position of the finger on the screen, means for computing and... Agent: Square Enix Co., Ltd.
20120284656 - Color labeling in a graphical user interface: A method for providing visual cues to a user of a graphical user interface (GUI) for a computer system is disclosed. The visual cues indicate a relationship with an icon having text and/or image elements. In some embodiments, the method receives a color for labeling an icon that has a... Agent:
20120284657 - User interface for providing clinical applications and associated data sets based on image data: A user interface for selecting clinical applications in a medical imaging system is provided on a display and is responsive to user inputs in the medical imaging system. A request to view a study that includes a plurality of images is received. The study to be viewed is then acquired... Agent: Vital Images, Inc.
20120284658 - Methods and apparatuses for facilitating management of widgets: Methods and apparatuses are provided for facilitating management of widgets. A method may include determining a selection of a graphical widget displayed in a widget tray for addition to a home screen. The widget tray may contain one or more widgets available to add to the home screen and may... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20120284660 - Apparatus and method for inputting texts in portable terminal: An apparatus and method input text by using a text icon in a portable terminal. The method includes mapping a text to an image and registering the mapping result as a text icon, determining whether a long touch is detected for an input window in a text input mode, upon... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120284661 - Map information processing device: A map information processing device extracts objects having a relation therebetween which satisfies a predetermined requirement from among objects each of which is a search target, and selects an object which the user desires from among the objects extracted thereby by prompting the user to input the name of one... Agent:
20120284659 - System and method of enhancing messages: An electronic device (10) provides a user with a system for enhancing textual messages by appending media content associated with the textual message. The electronic device includes a display (14) for displaying text input for a message undergoing composition by a user of the electronic device and a control circuit... Agent: Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications Ab
20120284662 - Virtualized caching of user interface controls: One or more visible user interface controls from a cache can be displayed. The user interface controls can also include one or more virtualized controls and one or more partially visible controls. In response to an indication to move in a dimension, one or more displays of visible user interface... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120284664 - Caching intermediate data for scroll view rendering: Data to be rendered for a scrolling display is processed into an intermediate format. The intermediate format includes data that maps directly to the rendered, displayed format with little computation, yet is smaller in size than the rendered data. This intermediate format is cached, and is rendered on demand during... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120284663 - Multi-threaded conditional processing of user interactions: Embodiments isolate gesture processing for improved user interactivity with content. A first thread detects user interaction with a document via a touch sensor associated with a computing device. A latency associated with a second thread is calculated. The calculated latency is compared to a threshold latency. Based on the comparison,... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120284665 - Remote active window sensing and reporting feature: A system and method is provided for remote active window sensing of a display in a computing device and reporting of the same. The system includes a tool including a remote monitoring and reporting component configured to monitor active windows of one or more remote devices and provide a report... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120284667 - Linking and managing mathematical objects: A method for creating a second mathematical object based on a first mathematical object in a computing apparatus having a graphical user interface includes selecting a first mathematical object in response to an instruction received from a user; creating a second mathematical object using data of said first mathematical object;... Agent: Smart Technologies Ulc
20120284666 - Search platform with picture searching funciton: A search platform capable of displaying a frame on a display for searching data in a database; the database receiving uploading data; the search platform includes: at least one picture icon displaying on the frame to be as a search condition as a user selects the picture icon. A data... Agent:
20120284668 - Systems and methods for interface management: Methods and systems for interface management are provided. First, at least one interface is provided and displayed on a screen of the electronic device. The interface is a page or a menu. A plurality of candidate tilt interface images corresponding to the interface are provided, wherein the respective candidate tilt... Agent: Htc Corporation
20120284669 - Display of slides associated with display categories: A method and system for displaying slides associated with display categories. Display categories are simultaneously displayed, each display category including display sets, each display set including a set of slides. A first row of buttons is displayed for a selected display category. Each button in the first row of buttons... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120284670 - Analysis of complex data objects and multiple parameter systems: A computer facilitates multiple parameters data analysis by special visualization and navigation methods. Data to be analyzed is loaded from an external source the computer displays the data in response to user input using a variety of methods including data tables, slices of data spaces, hierarchically navigated data spaces, dynamic... Agent:
20120284671 - Systems and methods for interface mangement: Methods and systems for interface management are provided. First, a plurality of interfaces arranged in sequence is provided. The interfaces are placed in a circle across a 3D space to form a 3D object, and the interfaces include pages or menus. Then, a signal is received, and in response to... Agent: Htc Corporation
20120284672 - Virtual room-based light fixture and device control: In one embodiment, a virtual room-based user interface includes one or more virtual rooms. Each virtual room is rendered from one or more images captured of a corresponding physical room of a structure, and includes depictions of one or more light fixtures within the physical room, one or more furnishings... Agent: Savant Systems, LLC
20120284673 - Method and apparatus for providing quick access to device functionality: A method for providing quick access to device functionality responsive to a touch gesture may include receiving an indication of a swipe gesture being performed from a first predefined portion of a display to a second predefined portion of a touch screen display, classifying the swipe gesture as a trigger... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20120284674 - Touch control method and apparatus: Embodiments of the present disclosure disclose a touch control method and an apparatus. The method includes: entering, when it is detected that a user triggers a function control, a function state corresponding to the function control; detecting a touch control operation performed by the user on an operation object on... Agent: Huawei Device Co.,ltd.11/01/2012 > 77 patent applications in 49 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office
20120278691 - Building interactive documents utilizing roles and states: In one embodiment, a page of an interactive document and a user interface to enable building of the page are displayed. A designation of an end user role applicable to the document and a designation of a state for the page are received via the interface. A designation of a... Agent:
20120278694 - Analysis method, analysis apparatus and analysis program: A data structure analysis means reads out document data A and document data B from a document data storage means, and analyzes the reference relationship between the documents to generate the structure information of the documents. Also, the data structure analysis means analyzes the relationship between items to generate the... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20120278692 - Method, apparatus, and communication system for transmitting graphic information: The present invention discloses a method, an apparatus, and a communication system for transmitting graphic information. In the technical solution of the present invention, the graphic information carries a hyperlink and an identifier of the hyperlink so that when the terminal receives the graphic information, the terminal may judge, according... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
20120278693 - System and method for ubiquitous appliance control: A slave relay station is adapted to serve and/or host pages comprising a simplified graphic user interface (GUI) encoded in a widely recognized format such as, for example, HTML or WML. The GUI embodies activatable links corresponding to control functions for configured appliances. A wireless phone or other device with... Agent: Universal Electronics Inc.
20120278695 - Electronic document annotation: Annotating a document in a data processing system, wherein the document includes a first content section and a data structure, can include receiving a request to annotate the document, wherein the request comprises an annotation, and an identification of the document to annotate, and creating a second content section comprising... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120278697 - Electronic apparatus, method of controlling the same and program: According to one embodiment, an apparatus includes a display including a first display screen, a reception module configured to receive first Web page data, a selection module configured to select a first region which is a part of a first Web page displayed on the first display screen based on... Agent:
20120278698 - Method and system for processing a webpage: Processing and/or rendering a web page can include acquiring a DOM content of a main window of the web page; generating, according to at least one predetermined rendered style and the DOM content of the main window, a DOM content corresponding to the at least one predetermined rendered style; and... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120278696 - Rule-based grid independent of content: Presentation of accessible content is in accordance with a grid established by rules independent of the content. Different rules establish different grids utilizable with the same content, thereby enabling proper formatting across a wide range of devices and displays. The rules provide for fixed size and auto sized column widths... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120278699 - System and method for exclusion of irrelevant data from a dom equivalence: A computer-implemented process, computer program product, and apparatus for computing excluded data. A web page of interest is identified to form an identified page. The identified page is loaded a first time to form a first load, and responsive to a determination that a delta has not been computed for... Agent:
20120278701 - Automatically generating and porting a cascading style sheets ('css') style sheet: Automatically generating and porting a cascading style sheets (‘CSS’) style sheet, including: identifying each node in a structured document; identifying, for each node in the structured document, presentation elements; creating the CSS style sheet; defining, in the CSS style sheet, presentation attributes for each presentation element; and porting the CSS... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120278700 - Filtered stylesheets: In one set of embodiments, a web document is associated with a style sheet that can include style rules, which provide details about how the document is to be presented and formatted by, for example, a web browser. A reduced set of style rules is determined based upon contents of... Agent: Oracle International Corporation
20120278702 - Method and system for controlling the translation of predefined rules and/or incoming data of a data stream: A method controls a translation of predefined rules and/or of incoming data. The data is described in an XML schema. A conversion of hierarchically arranged elements of the XML schema into a list containing list entries is performed. This is effected in that for an element representing a parent component... Agent: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
20120278703 - Webtop: multiple applet delivery within a fixed-sized viewing space: A technique for executing applets is provided. Initially, a webtop applet is loaded into, for example, a browser window. The webtop applet displays the list of applets available to a user. The user selects one or more applets from the list received by the webtop applet. The webtop applet generates... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120278704 - Template-based page layout for web content: Page layout of web content is performed based on templates. Publishers publish web content referred to as “sources.” Each source comprises one or more assets from one or more asset types. The asset types include title, subtitle, byline, dateline, pull quote, image, video, audio, caption, and in-line text. A content... Agent: Flipboard, Inc.
20120278705 - System and method for automatically extracting metadata from unstructured electronic documents: A system and method for automatically extracting meta data from unstructured electronic documents is disclosed. In one embodiment, the unstructured electronic document is converted into a plain text document. Further, a document header of the unstructured electronic document is extracted from the plain text document using a rule-based document header... Agent:
20120278707 - Assisting document creation: Assistance for document creation in a computer system which allows at least one agent to be registered therein is provided. The computer system causes the at least one agent to monitor input by a user during the document creation, acquire information on the input obtained by the monitoring, retrieve at... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120278706 - Information processing apparatus and information processing method: A common file is generated by converting an original document into a format that can be uniformly handled by an application. When the common file is shifted to an editable state based on an instruction for the generated common file, the original document is stored in the common file. On... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120278709 - Masking partial text data in digital document: Displaying digital document data with partial text data therein replaced with unreadable mask data. A designation is made of partial text data to be replaced within digital document data with the unreadable mask data. Replacement document data is generated. A selection of one of the plurality of rule information pieces... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120278708 - Verifying configurations: Various embodiments of systems and methods for verifying configurations are described herein. Attributes, inputs, and technical descriptors of one or more configurations are received in response to configuring operations performed by a user on one or more user interfaces. The received technical descriptors are converted into natural language words. A... Agent:
20120278710 - Graphical user interface, system and method for managing contacts within an online stationery system: A graphical user interface, system and method are described for managing a contacts database within an online stationery service. A presentation logic receives contacts to whom personalized stationery will be mailed and generates a graphical user interface comprising: a first region for displaying the contacts received from the stationery service... Agent:
20120278711 - Haptic response system and method of use: An apparatus and method for assessing a hazard associated with an object are disclosed. The apparatus includes a haptic input/output device coupled to a computer with haptic modeling software and a display device. A virtual object and a virtual passageway are displayed on the display device. The virtual passageway includes... Agent: Labtest International, Inc. D/b/a Intertek Consumer Goods North America
20120278712 - Multi-input gestures in hierarchical regions: This document describes techniques and apparatuses for multi-input gestures in hierarchical regions. These techniques enable applications to appropriately respond to a multi-input gesture made to one or more hierarchically related regions of an application interface.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120278713 - Systems and methods of competency assessment, professional development, and performance optimization: A computer system is provided. The computer system includes a memory, at least one processor coupled to the memory, and an assessment component executed by the at least one processor. The assessment component is configured to execute a conversation between at least one user and a computer-simulated character and determine... Agent: Atlas, Inc.
20120278714 - System and method for creating audio files: A system and method for creating one or more audio files. One or more original files are converted into the one or more audio files. A hierarchy associated with the one or more original files is assigned to the one or more audio files. An indication is given that the... Agent:
20120278715 - User preference based collecting of music content: A method of operating an entertainment system includes computer-implemented steps including determining an audio/video preference profile of the user. An item of audio/video content that fits the profile but that is not available to the system is identified. The identified item is wirelessly received from a source of audio/video content.... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh
20120278717 - Aggregration of multiple media types of user consumption habits and device preferences: A system and method for the aggregation of multiple media types of user consumption habits and device preferences are described. In embodiments, a connected device is adapted to receive multiple inputs supporting different types of media, aggregating the multiple media types and displaying one or more of the media types... Agent:
20120278716 - Electronic device having display controllers for processing correlated multimedia contents and related multimedia processing method and system: An electronic device includes a first display controller, a second display controller and a second interface (UI) controller. The first display controller is implemented for processing a first multimedia content, and accordingly generating a first output. The second display controller is implemented for processing at least a second multimedia content... Agent: Cywee Group Limited
20120278718 - Video display apparatus, video display management apparatus, video display method and video display management method: According to one embodiment, a video display apparatus includes a selection module, a Web information analysis module, a screen generation module, a transmission module, a reception module, and an alteration module. The selection module is configured to select a partial area of a Web page. The Web information analysis module... Agent:
20120278720 - Information processing apparatus, method and program: An information processing apparatus includes an imaging unit, an icon display control unit causing a display to display an operation icon, a pickup image display processing unit causing the display to sequentially display an input operation region image constituted by, among pixel regions constituting an image picked up by the... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120278719 - Method for providing link list and display apparatus applying the same: A method of providing a list of links on a display apparatus and a display apparatus are provided. The method includes recognizing a voice spoken by a user, searching, among links included in a web page being currently displayed on the display apparatus, for a link including an index which... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120278721 - Museum tour system and method: Embodiments of the invention provide a museum tour system to be used by a museum administrator and a museum guest. The system can include a museum object database in a server to store a plurality of museum object records. The system can also include a museum portal that can provide... Agent:
20120278722 - Managing service user discovery and service launch object placement on a device: Methods and apparatuses to manage service user discovery and service launch object placement on a device. A method comprising: obtaining information to assist in identifying a portion of a user interface of a wireless device, the wireless device communicatively coupled to a network system over a wireless access network; determining... Agent:
20120278724 - Control method of a terminal display device: A method for controlling a terminal display device is disclosed and includes the following steps. An electronic device couples to a web server of the terminal display device via a network. The electronic device displays a web page transmitted from the web server. A user selects a function option of... Agent:
20120278725 - Multiple-carousel selective digital service feeds: Methods and systems for presentation of content through an interface to provide personalized video feeds to a user. The video feeds are harvested from feed items gathered at various Internet sources. Those video feeds are referenced by icons or channels that rotate about, or scroll within, a first carousel. Video... Agent: Frequency Networks, Inc.
20120278723 - Telecommunication energy management system: A telecommunication energy management system comprising a server configured to receive circuit current values identified with a respective piece of telecommunication equipment from a plurality of central boards located at respective telecommunication sites. The server integrates the received circuit current values and provides a graphical user interface (GUI) to allow... Agent: Telect, Inc.
20120278726 - Unified secure virtual machine player and remote desktop client: A virtual machine (VM) is accessed by receiving user log-in information, the log-in information identifying a user and a corresponding VM, the VM having a local copy and a remote copy. A selected copy of the VM is identified based on at least one of a policy and a user... Agent: Vmware, Inc.
20120278728 - Download monitoring in a media distribution system: Systems and methods are provided for monitoring downloading of media programs to media devices over a network. One exemplary method involves providing, to a message server communicating with the media device over the network, a download request for downloading the media program from a content source coupled to the network... Agent: Sling Media Inc.
20120278729 - Method of assigning user interaction controls: Provided is a method of assigning user interaction controls. The method assigns, in a scenario where multiple co-present users are simultaneously providing user inputs to a computing device, a first level of user interaction controls related to an object on the computing device to a single user and a second... Agent:
20120278731 - Collaborative media production: Methods, systems, and apparatus for collaborative media editing. In one aspect, a method includes presenting, to an originator, an originator interface including multiple media panes; establishing a connection with a collaborator; receiving from the originator a selection indicating an item of media content associated with at least one of the... Agent: Apple Inc.
20120278730 - Ordering content in social networking applications: Ordering content in social networking applications is described. A plurality of shared content pieces are received, that are viewable and accessible by at least one viewer, wherein the shared content pieces are configured for display in an initial order, wherein the shared content pieces are accessed in a viewer order... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120278733 - Customizable constituent communication method, system, and computer readable medium: Systems and methods are described that facilitate users communicating information. The disclosed subject matter enables users to disseminate information to others, allows the recipients to incorporate significant amounts of custom information with minimal input, and send this personalized information to additional recipients easily via a mobile device. The disclosed subject... Agent:
20120278734 - Electronic device, screen control method, and storage medium storing screen control program: According to an aspect, an electronic device includes a display unit, a detecting unit, and a control unit, and composes a mail that includes an image and a text. The display unit displays a first screen and a second screen in such a manner that the first screen and the... Agent: Kyocera Corporation
20120278732 - Enhanced message handling: Methods, computer readable media, and apparatuses for enhanced message handling are presented. A first message may be sent to a first identity. Thereafter, a second message may be sent to a second identity. Alternatively, a first message may be received from a first identity, and a second message may be... Agent: Borange, Inc.
20120278736 - Collaborative decision-making for deriving micro-recommendations for offsite users: An offsite user having a device can collaborate with an onsite user having an onsite device. The offsite device may be a handheld device, such as a smartphone and the onsite device is generally stationary. The onsite device receives a context from the offsite device wherein the offsite user is... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120278735 - Communication device for generating a conference provisioning data set: A communication method and device for generating a conference provisioning data set. A conference interface receives a user selected conference provider among a plurality of available conference providers presented to the user, and conference event detail associated with a conference event. The communication device further includes a conference provisioning agent... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20120278737 - Methods and systems for identifying, assessing and clearing conflicts of interest: Methods and systems for identifying, assessing and clearing conflicts of interest are described herein. Consistent with some embodiments, a conflicts management system receives a conflict search request, and processes the request utilizing a risk matrix that encompass and represents the risk tolerance or risk profile of a law firm. The... Agent: The Frayman Group, Inc.
20120278738 - Interactive and collaborative computing device: Systems and methods are provided for an interactive and collaborative computing device. One example device enables users to establish a communicative link with the interactive and collaborative computing device such that each user may view and share information whether in a local or remote interactive and collaborative environment. The systems... Agent: Infocus Corporation
20120278740 - Linking users into live social networking interactions based on the users' actions relative to similar content: A system and method that uses interne content and/or content metadata as a means to establish social networks. Examples include linking internet users, searchers, viewers and/or listeners of the same and/or similar internet content to each other via a platform that enables any of the following in n-dimensional environments: social... Agent: Addnclick, Inc.
20120278739 - System and method of triggering periodic events within an instance of a virtual space: A virtual space is provided to users via client computing devices. In order to execute an instance of the virtual space, periodic events within the instance of the virtual space may be triggered with the appropriate periodicities. The periodic triggering may be implemented without the need to remove and/or re-enter... Agent: Idle Games
20120278741 - Method and system for configuring web analysis and web testing: The current application is directed to methods and systems for configuring web sites and web-analysis and web-testing systems for real-time analysis and testing of web sites. The configuration methods incorporated into the services include interactive configuration, dynamic reconfiguration, and auto-configuration.... Agent:
20120278742 - Server apparatus, terminal apparatus, user's degree of interest calculation method, user's degree of interest calculation program, terminal program, recording medium having program recorded therein, and an information providing system: A server apparatus according to the invention obtains, from a terminal apparatus, scroll operation information conducted on a display area of the terminal apparatus, and obtains content identification information for identifying the content displayed at the display area, and calculates the user's degree of interest in the content identified by... Agent: Rakuten, Inc.
20120278743 - Common interface for multiple network services: The formulation of a user interface that is used to access multiple network services. The user interface includes a common interface portion that is common amongst multiple network services. The user interface also includes a service-specific content portion that is specific at least one, but not all, of the network... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120278744 - Method and apparatus for increasing the functionality of an electronic device in a locked state: An approach is provided for increasing the functionality of an electronic device when the device is in a locked state. The approach involves determining one or more applications for presentation at a device. The approach also involves determining that the device is in a locked state. The approach further involves... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20120278745 - Method and apparatus for arranging icon in touch screen terminal: An apparatus and method for arranging an icon in a touch screen terminal includes selecting an icon, indicating the selected icon with another pointing image, designating a position in another screen, and arranging the selected icon at the designated position.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120278746 - Graphical user interface having an attached toolbar for drag and drop editing in detail-in-context lens presentations: Detail-in-context techniques are described. In an implementation, an original image is distorted to produce a distorted region for a selected object at a first position in an original image displayed on a display screen. The distorted region magnifies at least a portion of the object. A signal is received to... Agent: Noregin Assets N.v., LLC
20120278748 - Knowledge dashboard for knowledge sharing and management applications: A Knowledge Dashboard for use in a Knowledge Management application taking the form of user dashboards designed to help users of a Knowledge Management application within an organization to understand and become aware of the knowledge that is being distributed. The Knowledge Dashboard has the ability to inform a knowledge... Agent: Wall Street Network, Inc.
20120278747 - Method and apparatus for user interface in a system having two operating system environments: An apparatus (110) and method (700) for user interface in a multi-environment operating system is provided wherein a first operating system (first OSE) (222) controls the states of a set of applications of the first OSE. Each application is controlled to be in one of at least a closed state,... Agent: Motorola Mobility, Inc.
20120278749 - Method and apparatus for providing consumption information for software applications: A method and apparatus are disclosed for providing consumption information for respective ones of a plurality of software applications that are offered to consumers, such as from an application store or a social networking site. One method includes causing a plurality of software applications to be offered to consumers and... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20120278750 - Method and apparatus for presenting a window in a system having two operating system environments: A device (110) and method (700) for providing windows in a multi-environment operating system is provided. A first operating system environment (first OSE) (222) is executed in a native mode on a mobile device (110). The mobile device comprises a first graphical user interface (GUI) 112. The first OSE generates... Agent: Motorola Mobility, Inc.
20120278751 - Input method and input module thereof: An input method applied to an electronic device which can execute a text editing function is disclosed. The input method includes following steps: triggering a multi-function calling unit to execute an auxiliary input function which provides at least one application module when the text editing function is executed; selecting and... Agent:
20120278752 - System and method for web-based mapping on touch-screen computing device: A displayed map is overlaid with a map-based graphical user interface that provides a polygon layer and a point layer which work in tandem to simultaneously display both aggregated and disaggregated data across the displayed map. A selection of one of the regions of the polygon layer is received at... Agent:
20120278753 - Object transitions: Object transitions can include providing a graphical transition of an object item that retains an aspect ratio associated with the object item while transitioning the object item into an instance of an executing object associated with the object item.... Agent: Apple Inc.
20120278754 - Elastic over-scroll: Embodiments provide exemplary methods and systems for implementing an elastic over-scroll. An exemplary method includes displaying, on a display device, a list of items including a first item located at a first position and a second item located at a second position. The exemplary method also includes identifying an end... Agent: Google Inc.
20120278755 - Elastic over-scroll: Embodiments provide exemplary methods and systems for implementing an elastic over-scroll. An exemplary method includes displaying, on a display device, a list of items including a first item located at a first position and a second item located at a second position. The exemplary method also includes identifying an end... Agent: Google Inc.
20120278756 - Mobile browser context switching: Methods and systems for processing and displaying content are disclosed. An example method of operation may include initializing two or more windows on a mobile device, and displaying a first window of the two or more windows on the mobile device. The method may also include receiving an on-screen switcher... Agent: Google Inc.
20120278757 - Mobile browser context switching: Methods and systems for processing and displaying content are disclosed. An example method of operation may include initializing two or more windows on a mobile device, and displaying a first window of the two or more windows on the mobile device. The method may also include receiving an on-screen switcher... Agent: Google Inc.
20120278758 - Image browsing system and method for zooming images and method for switching among images: An image browsing system includes an electronic device, and a mouse with a sensor for generating a detecting signal based on an operation performed by a user. The electronic device includes a determining unit and a zooming unit. The mouse controls the movements of a cursor in a first state,... Agent: Fu Tai Hua Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.
20120278759 - Integration system for medical instruments with remote control: In some aspects, the present disclosure is directed to a method. The method may include receiving, by a first computing device, a wireless signal associated with a second computing device. The method may include determining, by the first computing device, an identifier of the second computing device based at least... Agent: Carrot Medical LLC
20120278761 - Method and system for managing duplicate item display: A system and method for displaying items in a list includes displaying a representation of duplicate items within the list as a visual attribute, wherein the duplicate items include a common body portion. In response to user interaction with the visual attribute, the list is expanded, wherein the expanding causes... Agent: Symantec Corporation
20120278760 - Predictive background data transfer for implantable medical devices: Data is transferred from an implantable medical device (IMD) to one or more external devices passively in the background of an active communications session based on a prediction of data that will be requested by a user.... Agent: Medtronic, Inc.
20120278762 - Radial menu selection: A method comprising of displaying a GUI object is disclosed. The method displays a first graphical user interface (GUI) object with multiple selectable GUI items. The method detects a movement of a cursor in a direction of a particular selectable GUI item. The method determines an expected location for the... Agent:
20120278763 - Method of grouping waveforms for a single channel on a single display: A method of grouping multiple waveforms for a single channel of acquired data on a display area uses a graphic icon with the display area. The graphic icon has a first portion with a symbol indicating the single channel and with an indicator defining a baseline for the display area.... Agent: Tektronix, Inc.
20120278764 - Platform agnostic ui/ux and human interaction paradigm: In one embodiment, a method of controlling a user interface can include: displaying first objects in a foreground on a display screen, where each first object represents media content, and where the first objects are displayed with a first display characteristic; accepting a signal indicating user selection of one of... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120278765 - Image display apparatus and menu screen displaying method: According to one embodiment, an image display apparatus includes: a screen display module displaying a screen on which a category element group and a function element group are displayed in a hierarchy and that allows selection of a element in response to an operation, wherein the category element group corresponds... Agent:
20120278766 - Alertness testing method and apparatus: A method and apparatus for detecting the alertness of an equipment operator by displaying a moving icon, and asking the operator to track the movements of the icon, either by following it with the eyes in a head mounted display, or by following it with a finger on a touch... Agent: Massengill Family Trust
20120278767 - Indices for credibility trending, monitoring, and lead generation: Some embodiments provide a credibility system that computes credibility scores to quantify the credibility of different businesses and to coalesce the generated credibility scores into various indices. The indices comparatively present the credibility of a particular business relative to other businesses along one or more dimensions. Based on the indices,... Agent:Previous industry: Error detection/correction and fault detection/recovery
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