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01/31/2013 > 69 patent applications in 40 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office

20130031449 - System for linking to documents with associated annotations: An annotation system includes first annotation data for annotating a manifestation of a first instance of a first XML document. The first instance of the first XML document is served by a document system. The first annotation data includes a first XML document identifier for the first XML document. The... Agent:

20130031450 - Systems and methods for psychographic titling: Systems and methods are provided the for presentation of links to content to a user on webpages of a website where titles associated with the links are tuned to the user's psychographic variables. In one embodiment, a respective plurality of titles is generated for each of a plurality of content... Agent: Demand Media, Inc.

20130031451 - System for efficient distribution and retained control of confidential recommendations of individuals: A website and method are disclosed for helping a recommender to provide confidential recommendations for individuals. The system enables the recommender to efficiently comply with multiple requests for confidential recommendations, and to efficiently comply with a single request for a confidential recommendation to be sent to multiple institutions. The system... Agent:

20130031452 - Systems and methods for multiple column sorting and locking: Certain examples provide a computer-implemented method. The method includes displaying, at an initial position, a first entry of a plurality of entries of a table. The method includes displaying a first indicator to indicate that the first entry has been assigned from a set of unlocked entries to a set... Agent: General Electric Company

20130031456 - Generating a structured document guiding view: An operation of a user on a document is received. The received operation is analyzed. A structured guiding view for the document is generated by using a result of the analyzing and a basic structure of the document. In certain implementations, a user's reading interests and reading habits may be... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20130031453 - System for annotating documents served by a document system without functional dependence on the document system: A first instance of a first XML document is served by a document server component of a document system. An annotation system that is functionally independent of the document system semantically analyzes content and structure of the first instance of the first XML document to identify a first instance of... Agent:

20130031455 - System for linking to documents with associated annotations: An annotation system includes first annotation data for annotating a manifestation of a first instance of a first XML document. The first instance of the first XML document is served by a document system. The first annotation data includes a first XML document identifier for the first XML document. The... Agent:

20130031454 - System for programmatically accessing document annotations: An annotation system receives a request from a requester to perform an operation on first annotation data for annotating a first instance of a first XML document. The operation is at least one of a create, read, update, and delete operation. The first instance of the first XML document is... Agent:

20130031457 - System for creating and editing temporal annotations of documents: An annotation system receives a first annotation input representing first annotation content for temporally annotating a first instance of a first target in a first instance of a first XML document. The first instance of the first XML document is served by a document server component of a document system.... Agent:

20130031466 - Automated website generation via integrated domain registration, hosting provisioning, and website building: Methods of the present inventions allow for generating and providing an enhanced domain name. An exemplary method may comprise providing an enhanced domain to a second party. The enhanced domain may comprise a domain name, a web space automatically enabled and associated with the domain name, and at least one... Agent: Go Daddy Operating Company, LLC

20130031461 - Detecting repeat patterns on a web page: An exemplary embodiment of the present may generate a DOM-tree and generate a signal based on the DOM-tree and a node list. The signal may be analyzed and nodes may be selected within the signal to form a periodic wave. Repeat patterns may be detected using the periodic wave and... Agent: Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.

20130031458 - Hyperlocal content determination: First indicators may be obtained, each first indicator associated with a respective first web page document. A classification type of each first web page document may be determined, based on the respective first indicators and a respective first content of each first web page document. A set of candidate documents... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20130031463 - Personal workspaces in a computer operating environment: The present invention generally comprises a computer control environment that builds on the Blackspace™ software system to provide further functionality and flexibility in directing a computer. It employs graphic inputs drawn by a user and known as gestures to replace and supplant the pop-up and pull-down menus known in the... Agent:

20130031467 - So-called hd-web method for high-definition and all-screen compatibile internet contents: A collection of technical processes forming an HD-Web™ application, for use of proprietors hosting, on a server, contents such as a service or a website who wish to ensure perfect broadcasting and utilization of their contents regardless of the display sources and the sizes of screens on which they will... Agent:

20130031464 - System and computer-implemented method for incorporating an image into a page of content for transmission over a telecommunications network: A system and method provide an image data file encoding said image in accordance with a standard image format and a page of content in a markup language, said page of content being intended for transmission over a telecommunications network from a server to a client for display by a... Agent: Emailsignature Aps.

20130031465 - Systems and methods for time and space algorithm usage: A system and method for determining suggested content and suggested content headlines for a web page. The system and method receive a request for suggested content for a web page, determine that suggested content is appropriate for the web page based on tags for the web page and tags for... Agent: Demand Media, Inc.

20130031460 - Using a common input/output format to generate a page of an electronic document: A method for generating a page of an electronic document (ED), including: obtaining a common input/output (I/O) format of the ED, where the common I/O format comprises the properties, the objects, and fields corresponding to the objects; populating, during a first layout by a layout engine and based on the... Agent: Konica Minolta Laboratory U.s.a., Inc.

20130031462 - Web application architecture: A web application architecture can use a wrapper application to provide a virtual machine environment within a web browser and web applications can run on the wrapper application. The wrapper application can provide life cycle management for the web applications and provide other functions such as log in and log... Agent:

20130031459 - Web browsing enhanced by cloud computing: Methods and devices include a server and at least two web browsers operable on at least two different computing devices. Each browser reports results of processing and rendering of webpages to the server. The server aggregates the data. The server generates metadata from the aggregated browsers. The server transmits the... Agent:

20130031468 - Apparatus and method for changing theme of application in portable terminal: An apparatus and a method for changing a theme form of an application to conform the user experience to a web application or a native application in a portable terminal. The apparatus for changing the application theme in the portable terminal may comprise a controlling unit for changing an application... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20130031469 - Web-content conversion device, web-content conversion method and recording medium: An expression of an instruction provided for understanding and operating Web-content is converted to the expression which shows the meaning corresponding to the Web-content appropriately. A Web-content conversion apparatus links and stores in a storage unit a figure-symbol-character which is a symbol-character representing a figure and a character string after... Agent: Nec Corporation

20130031470 - Method and system for personalizing web page layout: Method and system for generating personalizing website layout. The method and system monitors a user's behaviors and assigns a user to a user group, which has an assigned personalized template. The templates are personalized in response to the user's behaviors and arranges content to be displayed to the user based... Agent: Yahoo! Inc.

20130031472 - Display device, control system, and storage medium storing control program: According to an aspect, a display device includes a display unit, a detecting unit, and a control unit. The display unit displays a publication. The detecting unit detects a plurality of objects that perform an operation of turning one or more pages of the publication. The control unit for determines... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20130031471 - Electronic document rasterizing method and electronic document rasterizing device: Disclosed are an electronic document rasterizing method and an electronic document rasterizing device. The method comprises a thumbnail image rasterizing step of calculating an initial resolution for rasterizing a thumbnail image of the electronic document page, and then carrying out rasterization with regard to the thumbnail image of the electronic... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

20130031473 - Apparatus and method for generating summary data of e-book or e-note: An apparatus and method for generating summary data of an e-book or e-note, the method including if input data is received, recognizing a type of the input data, extracting a character region in the e-book or e-note corresponding to the recognized input data type, storing page information corresponding to the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20130031474 - Method for managing discovery documents on a mobile computing device: The present invention is a method for managing discovery documents and the information contained within the discovery documents on a mobile computing device. The invention provides a user the ability to easily: (1) transport the documents within a mobile repository; (2) access the documents; (3) and review, redact, or otherwise... Agent:

20130031475 - Social network based virtual assembly places: A method of providing virtual meeting environments for user controlled avatars. Each avatar is associated with user information from at least one social network (Facebook), and the user's profile picture and sex controls the general appearance of the avatars. The avatar's appearance can also be customized according to their user's... Agent: Scene 53 Inc.

20130031476 - Voice activated virtual assistant: A method and system is presented for providing information to a user interactively using a conversation manager thereby mimicking a live personal assistant. Communication between the user and the system can be implemented orally and/or by using visual cues or other images. The conversation manager relies on a set of... Agent:

20130031477 - Mode notifications: In general, a method performed on one or more computing systems includes receiving an indication that a control that affects an application has been activated, identifying, by the one or more computing systems in response to the indication, one or more active modes of the application that are not influenced... Agent: Google Inc.

20130031478 - Virtualized hosting and displaying of content using a swappable media player: A system for presenting content includes a display device storing a virtual client. A display host is operable to execute multiple instances of a browser each of which operates as a swappable media player that is operable to retrieve and load any of a plurality of different media players needed... Agent: Touchstream Technologies, Inc.

20130031479 - Web-based video navigation, editing and augmenting apparatus, system and method: A web-based system providing a service for on demand editing, navigation, and augmenting of audiovisual files comprising a pinner/navigator which automatically creates a .CXU file of an audiovisual project file uploaded to the service, the .CXU file capturing incidence time offsets for textual objects in the file, the pinner/navigator comprising... Agent:

20130031480 - Visually representing and managing access control of resources: A method and system for controlling access to a resource. Visual representations of the resource and an entity are included in a display. Assignments of an access control requirement to the resource visual representation and an attribute to the entity visual representation are received. A movement in the display of... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20130031481 - Method and apparatus of locally controlling display content of a remote system: A method and apparatus of controlling the viewable content of a remote computer system on a local computer system is disclosed. The method may include establishing a remote control session over a network to the remote computer system and accessing the viewable content currently displayed on the remote computer system.... Agent: Kaseya International Limited

20130031482 - Multi-touch remoting: An invention is disclosed for using multi-touch input in a remote presentation session. In embodiments of the invention, a client computer is configured to locally receive both mouse and keyboard input, and multi-touch input. Where the client computer receives mouse or keyboard input, it sends this input to a remote... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20130031483 - Automatic detection of designated controller in a distributed control system using a web client: A control system, in one embodiment, includes a plurality of controllers. Each of the plurality of controllers is configured to provide process data to a human-machine interface (HMI) client when selected as a designated controller. A first controller of the plurality of controllers is a current designated controller and is... Agent: General Electric Company

20130031484 - File transfer applications: Devices, methods and products are described that provide file transfer applications. One aspect provides a method including opening a file transfer application on an information handling device having an internal storage device; providing a source display area indicating a source storage device; providing a destination display area indicating a destination... Agent: Lenovo (singapore) Pte. Ltd.

20130031485 - Mobile business intelligence dynamic adaptor: A system and method for delivering business intelligence content to one or more mobile devices from multiple source reporting systems comprise a dynamic adaptor utilizing a networking protocol. The dynamic adaptor comprises at least one source specific adaptor that abstracts interaction with the at least one source reporting system and... Agent:

20130031486 - Pushed content notification and display: Presenting content within an application on a device is disclosed. Receiving notification of new content within an application at a device is disclosed. Presenting the received notification at the device is disclosed. Receiving a selection of the notification, and displaying the new content in the screen directly following receiving the... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20130031487 - Systems and methods for fragmenting newsfeed objects: A technique allows a newsfeed item shown in a newsfeed of a social network to be easily promoted to another newsfeed in the social network. In a specific embodiment, the system receives a first user's promotion selection of an item displayed in a newsfeed of the first user. The item... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.

20130031488 - Providing a modified non-communication application interface for presenting a message: A computationally implemented method includes, but is not limited to: determining which of a plurality of end users are to be presented with a message, the plurality of end users having access to one or more non-communication applications through one or more non-communication application interfaces; and providing a modified non-communication... Agent: Searete LLC, A Limited Liability Corporation Of The State Of Delaware

20130031489 - News feed ranking model based on social information of viewer: Machine learning models are used for ranking news feed stories presented to users of a social networking system. The social networking system divides its users into different sets, for example, based on demographic characteristics of the users and generates one model for each set of users. The models are periodically... Agent:

20130031490 - On-demand tab rehydration: Various embodiments proactively monitor and efficiently manage resource usage of individual tabs. In at least some embodiments, one or more tabs can be dehydrated in accordance with various operational parameters, and rehydrated when a user actually activates a particular tab. In at least some embodiments, rehydration can occur on a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20130031491 - System, method and computer program product for progressive rendering of report results: In accordance with embodiments, there are provided mechanisms and methods for progressive rendering of report results. These mechanisms and methods for progressive rendering of report results can enable embodiments to render report results in portions as they are received. The ability of embodiments to render report results in portions as... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.

20130031492 - Interface wires for a measurement system diagram: A system and method for configuring objects in a system diagram to access interfaces of other objects are described. A first node and a second node may be displayed in the system diagram. The second node may implement one or more interfaces, where each interface includes one or more callable... Agent:

20130031493 - Separation and interlinkage of ui model and service layer model: A computer-implemented system may include reception, from a user interface client application, of a user interface request conforming to a user interface component model, translation of the user interface request from the user interface component model to a business object model, execution of interactions associated with the translated request with... Agent:

20130031494 - Type generic graphical programming: A system and method for creating and using type generic graphical programs. The method may include storing a first graphical program on a memory medium. The first graphical program may have been created based on user input. The first graphical program may include a plurality of nodes and interconnections between... Agent: National Instruments Corporation

20130031496 - Associating objects in multi-tenant systems: Methods and systems are provided for associating objects in a database. An exemplary method involves identifying one or more objects in the database that are likely to be related to a first object in the database that is based on data obtained from a local application associated with a user... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.

20130031495 - Entering technical formulas: The claimed subject matter provides a method for entering technical formulas. The method includes receiving a sequence of inputs on a computing device. The sequence of inputs specifies the technical formula. The method also includes displaying the technical formula in response to receiving the sequence of inputs. Additionally, the method... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20130031498 - Machine vision based automatic maximal clamp measurement tool: System and method for measuring distances in an image. An image is received that includes curves corresponding to one or more objects in the image. Multiple curves in a specified region of interest (ROI) in the image are detected, where the ROI has a specified direction. Each curve includes respective... Agent:

20130031497 - Method and apparatus for enabling multi-parameter discovery and input: An approach is provided for enabling multi-parameter discovery and input. A user interface platform determines to generate a user interface presenting one or more representations of one or more parameters associated with at least one categorical dimension. The user interface platform also determines one or more manipulations of the one... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20130031499 - Method and system for filtering common fields across multiple data sets: A system and method for display of graphical components on a user interface. Multiple components may be displayed on a graphical user interface an active dashboard. Each component is a graphical representation of a report generated from plurality of data fields stored in objects on a database. At least some... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.

20130031500 - Systems and methods for providing information regarding semantic entities included in a page of content: A method for providing contextual information regarding semantic entities included in a page of content, includes the steps of: displaying to a user a page of content including one or more semantic entities; identifying the included one or more semantic entities; and receiving input from the user indicating a desire... Agent: Kikin Inc.

20130031502 - User-profile systems and methods for imaging devices and imaging devices incorporating same: User-profile systems and methods that allow the users of imaging devices to create, store and retrieve user profiles that allow users to readily set operating parameters of the imaging devices. Such user profiles are useful, for example, in situations where a user encounters differing imaging scenarios having differing preferred operating-parameter... Agent: Thermoteknix Systems Ltd.

20130031501 - Weighted zoom within a diagram of a system: Providing zooming within a system diagram. Initially, a diagram of a system may be displayed. The diagram may include a plurality of icons representing physical components of the system. These plurality of icons may be initially displayed at a first level of magnification. User input to zoom on a first... Agent:

20130031503 - Analyzing a form page for indexing: Among other disclosure, a computer-implemented method of analyzing a form page for indexing includes identifying a form page that is configured for use in requesting any of multiple target pages. The form page includes multiple input controls. The method includes identifying at least one of the multiple input controls as... Agent: Google Inc.

20130031504 - Interface for a computer platform: A programming interface for a computer platform can include various functionality. In certain embodiments, the programming interface includes one or more of a first group of services related to re-usable user interface controls, a second group of services related to user interface dialogs and user interface wizards, a third group... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20130031505 - System for a text speller: An apparatus may generate a text entry with a user interface. The apparatus may include a display, a user input device, a memory and a processor. The apparatus may display single character user input controls and multi-character user input controls on the display. Each of the single character user input... Agent: Harman International Industries, Incorporated

20130031506 - Hotel results interface: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for information retrieval. In one aspect, a method includes receiving an input specifying one or more hotel search parameters; obtaining hotel search results responsive to the input; presenting the hotel search results in a first region of... Agent: Google Inc.

20130031507 - Systems and methods for scrolling a document by providing visual feedback of a transition between portions of the document: Systems and methods for navigating a document by scrolling are provided. A first portion of the document is displayed within a display area. A user action to scroll the document is determined. A second portion of the document is determined. A visual feedback of a transition between the first portion... Agent:

20130031508 - Semantic zoom within a diagram of a system: Providing zooming within a system diagram. Initially, a diagram of a system may be displayed. The diagram may include a plurality of icons representing physical components of the system. These plurality of icons may be initially displayed at a first level of magnification. User input to zoom on a first... Agent:

20130031509 - Displaying physical signal routing in a diagram of a system: Displaying physical signal routing of a system. A diagram of the system may be displayed. The system may include physical components connected via physical connections and logical components implemented on various ones of the physical components. The diagram may include a plurality of icons connected by wires. At least a... Agent:

20130031510 - Method and system for selecting a button in a blu-ray disc java menu: In one embodiment, a button mapping method comprising comparing an image difference between images before and after a keyboard event, the images including a first and second version of buttons in a menu, respectively; constructing by the processor a button map based on the comparison, the button map comprising button... Agent: Cyberlink Corp.

20130031511 - Object control device, object control method, computer-readable recording medium, and integrated circuit: A virtual object display determination unit 106 identifies from real object display determination information 107 a priority corresponding to a movement of a user indicated by user movement information notified by a state communication unit 105 and, at the same time, identifies from real object attribute information 108 a priority... Agent:

20130031513 - Display controller, display control method and program: An information processing apparatus that acquires first data from a first server connected to the information processing apparatus via a network; generates a first menu based on the first data; controls a display to display the first menu; acquires second data from a second server connected to the information processing... Agent: Sony Corporation

20130031512 - Method and system for providing web content on a mobile device: Embodiments of the present invention disclose a method and system for providing web content on a mobile device. According to one embodiment, a webpage shortcut associated with a webpage is provided on an application catalog. The webpage shortcut is provided on the mobile device based on a selection from an... Agent:

20130031514 - Gestures for presentation of different views of a system diagram: Presenting different views of a system based on input from a user. A first view of a first portion of the system may be displayed. For example, the first portion may be a device of the system. User input specifying a first gesture may be received. In response to the... Agent:

20130031517 - Hand pose interaction: Provided is a method of hand pose interaction. The method recognizes a user input related to selection of an object displayed on a computing device and displays a graphical user interface (GUI) corresponding to the object. The graphical user interface comprises at least one representation of a hand pose, wherein... Agent:

20130031516 - Image processing apparatus having touch panel: An image processing apparatus includes an operation panel as an example of a touch panel and a display device, as well as CPU as an example of a processing unit for performing processing based on a contact. CPU includes a first identifying unit for identifying a file to be processed,... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.

20130031515 - Method and apparatus for area-efficient graphical user interface: A GUI screen image is a standard screen image, and displays a first combined GUI area, which is a combination of a GUI of the directional keys and a GUI of a joystick, and a second combined GUI area, which is a combination of a GUI of the four-type operation... Agent: Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

  
01/24/2013 > 68 patent applications in 40 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office

20130024755 - Non-intrusive media linked and embedded information delivery: A method for information delivery is disclosed. The method includes directing the display of a multimedia presentation in a first screen segment. The multimedia presentation is associated with a reference tag descriptive of an aspect thereof. An information link corresponding to the reference tag in a second screen segment is... Agent: Bitesize Media, Inc.

20130024754 - Rich web page generation: A system and method for generating a rich web page based at least in part on target data for third party content file is disclosed. The system comprises a targeting module and a graphic user interface module (“GUI module”). The targeting module determines the third party content file for the... Agent: Google Inc.

20130024756 - Method and apparatus for multi-experience metadata translation of media content with metadata: A method or apparatus that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a method for retrieving a plurality of sensory information from an environment of a device. A digital representation of the environment of the device is identified corresponding to the plurality of sensory information from the... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp

20130024757 - Template-based page layout for hosted social magazines: Page layout of content items from a variety of sources is performed. A content processing system queues content items, such as user-generated blogs, tweets, social networking status updates and other postings, received from a variety of sources. Each content item comprises one or more assets from one or more asset... Agent: Flipboard, Inc.

20130024758 - Linking content files: A system and method for linking content files is disclosed. The system comprises a targeting module, a link generation module and a graphic user interface module (GUI module). The targeting module determines a target content file based at least in part on an uploaded content file. The target content file... Agent: Google Inc.

20130024759 - Shared script files in multi-tab browser: A cloud-based server executes instances of a browser application responsive to requests from a plurality of user devices. The server interprets embedded code in a web document retrieved by a given browsing instance, and stores an intermediate representation of the embedded code in the web document in a dedicated memory... Agent:

20130024760 - Personalized dashboard architecture: In an embodiment, a method of providing a personalized display of data is presented. In this method, an identity of each of multiple applications for displaying data is transmitted to a user device, such as, for example, a computer or mobile communication device. Selections of more than one of the... Agent: Sap Ag

20130024762 - Methods and systems for annotation of digital information: Methods and system for performing annotation of digital information are provided. One method includes searching for items of interest using a search engine. Once the URIs associated with the item of interest are identified, a plurality of attributes are provided that may be associated with each URI. A user may... Agent:

20130024761 - Semantic tagging of user-generated content: A system includes presentation, within an application process, of data associated with a data space, reception of an annotation from a user during presentation of the data within the application process, and storage of the annotation in association with one or more semantic tags indicating the data space and the... Agent:

20130024764 - Method for transforming web from 2d into 3d: A method for transforming a 2D webpage comprising html elements, into a 3D scene wherein the most interesting html elements for the user appear in the most visible places. To this end, an importance value is associated to each html element and the html element is located into the 3D... Agent: Alcatel Lucent

20130024763 - Utilizing a graphical transition to sort an interface element independently of a document object model: One or more elements can be rendered within a canvas of an interface. The elements can be associated with an element attribute and an element data. The elements can be user interface elements. The elements can be associated with a document object model of a markup language document. The interface... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20130024765 - Processing rich text data for storing as legacy data records in a data storage system: A method, system and computer program product for storing rich text data that comprises identifying plain text and rich text attributes from the rich text data, wherein the rich text attributes specify richness features of the plain text, storing the plain text in a first legacy data record, and storing... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20130024766 - System and method of context aware adaption of content for a mobile device: The invention relates to a system and method of context aware adaption of content for a mobile device. This involves identifying context parameters and associated values, selection of content layout based on context parameters. Content layout is selected from pre-configured content layouts based on context parameters. The content is retrieved... Agent: Infosys Limited

20130024767 - E-book terminal and method for switching a screen: According to one embodiment, an electronic book (E-book) terminal comprising a touch screen and configured to switch a screen corresponding to content includes a display for displaying a user input area set to support an application for screen switching, and display a screen where page switching is performed depending on... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20130024768 - Apparatus and method for providing summary information in electronic book service system: An apparatus and a method for generating and providing summary information for an Electronic (E)-book depending on a user characteristic are provided. The method includes determining a number of levels of the summary information and a user characteristic for each level of the summary information; generating at least one summary... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20130024769 - Apparatus and method for processing a document: An authentication certificate server receives an acquisition request of a confidential document which specifies a URI of a disclosable document obtained by removing a confidential element from the confidential document, the authentication certificate server transmits an acquisition request of the disclosable document to a public server and specifies a dictionary... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20130024770 - Apparatus and method capable of outputting spatial information of device component: An apparatus that is capable of outputting spatial information of a device component is disclosed. The apparatus includes a storage unit, a processing unit, and an output unit. The storage unit stores a component model file. The processing unit receives an accessing command which includes a reference data of the... Agent: Cooler Master Co., Ltd.

20130024771 - Systems and methods for providing and managing virtual music cards with music streaming capability: Access to a virtual music card associated with a song and having a plurality of virtual sides, wherein at least one virtual side comprises an option for streaming the song, is provided to a user device. A selection of the option to stream the song is received from the user... Agent: The All Blacks B.v.

20130024772 - Computer-based display presentation time management system: An interactive computer supported display system for managing the time allocation of presentation segments, such as individual slides. The presentation segments are each preassigned a presentation time duration and a warning time threshold for signaling the approach to the end of the preassigned time duration of each presentation segment. The... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20130024773 - System and method for summarizing interactions: The disclosed embodiment relates to methods for presenting information to a user in a concise manner. The method preferably comprises receiving information specifying at least one data characteristic and at least one presentation characteristic, wherein the at least one data characteristic relates to information desired by a user regarding data... Agent: Infosys Limited

20130024775 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program: An information processing apparatus that controls a user interface to display content, acquires position information corresponding to an input received at the user interface, determines a condition corresponding to the position information, and controls the user interface to display data corresponding to the input based on a result of the... Agent: Sony Corporation

20130024774 - Method and apparatus for multi-experience adaptation of media content: A method or apparatus that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a method for adapting media content of a source device for a recipient device. Characteristics of a first environment of a source device and of a second environment of a recipient can be identified. At... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp

20130024776 - Outbound hunt groups: A system may include a communications device configured to select a contact from an address book, the contact including information descriptive of a user and including at least one address of the user. The communications device may be further configured to associate an outbound hunt group with the contact, the... Agent:

20130024777 - Method and apparatus for triggering a remote data entry interface: Various methods triggering a remote data entry interface are provided. One example method includes receiving, at a device, a data entry field selection message notifying that data entry is desired, inhibiting a presentation of a data entry input interface on a display of the device, and causing a remote interface... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20130024778 - Dynamic cross-environment application configuration/orientation: Dynamic configuration of cross-environment applications enhances the computing experience in a computing environment with an extended active user environment and/or multiple active user environments. A mobile computing device maintains multiple active device configurations associated with multiple active user environments and/or application windows within active user environments. Device configuration qualifiers are... Agent: Z124

20130024780 - Electronic device and method for selectively applying message actions: An electronic device and method are provided for automatically identifying a message in a message thread to which a selected single-message action is to be applied, without requiring display of individual messages in a separate listing. Each single-message action is associated with one or more message attributes. When a single-message... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20130024779 - Message notification system: A method and system may for notifying a user of an incoming message may include a message server configured to apply a filter to a message header of a received message. A message program may be configured to filter the message based on at least one filter, the filter being... Agent:

20130024781 - Multi-modal and updating interface for messaging: An electronic device designed for electronic messaging is configured to provide multiple options for including content into an electrical communication. For example, the device can provide content including one or combinations of letters, numbers, audio, video, graphics such as pictures, icons, or emoticons. The user of such an electronic communication... Agent: Sony Corporation

20130024782 - Providing auto-sorting of collaborative partners or components based on frequency of communication and/or access in a collaboration system user interface: A system for auto-sorting of lists based on most frequent component access or partner collaboration. The elements in the lists may represent collaboration partners (e.g. instant messaging contacts), and/or collaboration components such as Web addresses, events, collaborative documents, activity objects, and/or desktop applications. The system monitors component accesses and/or partner... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20130024785 - Communicating between a virtual area and a physical space: Apparatus transmits an identifier for association with a virtual area by an administering network service, generates output data from human perceptible stimulus in a physical space, transmits the output data in connection with the virtual area, receives input data associated with the virtual area, and generates human perceptible stimulus in... Agent: Social Communications Company

20130024788 - Computer implemented methods and apparatus for presentation of feed items in an information feed to be displayed on a display device: Disclosed are methods, apparatus, systems, and computer-readable storage media for displaying a feed item of an information feed in a presentation on a display device. In some implementations, a feed item having one or more attributes is received. A filter including one or more parameters is applied to the one... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.

20130024783 - Method and apparatus for providing data entry content to a remote environment: Various methods for providing data entry content to a remote environment are provided. One example method includes receiving, at a device, a data entry field selection message notifying that a selection of a data entry field has occurred at a remote device, modifying a focus of a user interface of... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20130024786 - Multi-user universal multi-conversation platform (mumcp) method and system: Provided is a multi-user, universal multi conversation computer platform (MUMCP), comprising a computer system accessible via one or more networks by a plurality of different types of electronic devices and systems and a computer program product hosted on the computer system, and executable to provide a graphical user interface (GUI)... Agent:

20130024787 - Peer-to-peer aggregation system: An aggregation apparatus including: a computer, an output device, a display controlled by the computer, and networking hardware connecting the computer to a network, the computer programmed so that the aggregation apparatus: communicates with at least one computer via the Internet to obtain peer-to-peer information corresponding to real time data... Agent: Confluence Commons, Inc.

20130024784 - Systems and methods for life transition website: A method for producing a website includes publishing a website including a plurality of forums for users to post messages, wherein each of the plurality of forums is directed to a specific topic, receiving a message to post on the website, associating the message with at least one of the... Agent:

20130024789 - Mobile application for organizing and conducting group discussions and activities: A mobile application for facilitating the organization and conduction of group discussions and activities. The mobile application comprises a predefined menu having a predefined set of menu options which have data fields for a master user to input the desired parameters. The mobile application sends commands which divide a group... Agent: Abilene Christian University

20130024790 - Linking product configuration tool with networking sites: Various embodiments of systems and methods for linking product configuration tool with networking site(s) are described herein. In one aspect, the method includes receiving a data to identify the product configuration tool, selecting an active tag on the networking site, based upon the active tag, sending a command to the... Agent:

20130024791 - Maintaining graphical presentations based on user customizations: A method and system for rendering graphics based on user customizations in a computer graphics application are disclosed. The customizations relate to various properties of one or more graphical elements in the graphic. Such properties include positioning, size, formatting and other visual attributes associated with the graphical elements. These properties... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20130024792 - Information processing device, information processing method, and program: Provided is an information processing device including a first detection unit configured to detect a movement of an operation device having a user interface that can be operated by a user, a second detection unit configured to detect a user operation on the user interface, and a processing unit configured... Agent: Sony Corporation

20130024793 - Systems and methods for identifying objects and providing information related to identified objects: Systems and methods for identifying an object and presenting additional information about the identified object are provided. The techniques of the present invention can allow the user to specify modes to help with identifying objects. Furthermore, the additional information can be provided with different levels of detail depending on user... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130024794 - Mobile device and control method thereof: In a mobile terminal capable of executing applications and a control method thereof, the control method includes generating a folder including at least one application, setting a representative image of the folder and displaying the folder on a display unit using the set representative image, and outputting an icon of... Agent:

20130024796 - Method and apparatus for managing icon in portable terminal: A method and an apparatus for managing icons in a portable terminal are provided. The method includes displaying a folder item including at least one icon; sensing a user touch action on the folder item; and moving a plurality of the icons included in the folder item to an area... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20130024795 - Multifunction drag-and-drop selection tool for selection of data objects in a social network application: A computer-implemented method of managing functions for objects associated with an interactive application presented on a display begins by providing a plurality of images that represent different selectable objects. The method also provides a drag-and-drop graphical user interface (GUI) element to accommodate drag-and-drop selection from the plurality of images, the... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.

20130024799 - Dynamic device-associated feedback indicative of responsible device usage: Methods and devices for controlling a heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system by a thermostat are provided. Input can be received from a user via a thermostat, the input being indicative of an adjustment of an HVAC-related setting. On a real-time basis, the HVAC-related setting that is being adjusted... Agent: Nest Labs, Inc.

20130024798 - Fitting system and method for fitting a hearing system: b2) not displaying on said visual display a graphics object (33a, 33b, . . . ) representing the respective data set or device, in case the respective data set and the respective device, respectively, is not accessible to a user of said fitting system.... Agent: Phonak Ag

20130024797 - System and method for designing accessible and usable spaces having built-in furnishings in a multi-unit environment: Systems and methods for designing accessible and usable spaces having built-in elements in multi-unit environments are disclosed. In one embodiment of the system for designing accessible spaces, the system includes a library storing multiple pre-designed universal built-in elements. Each of the pre-designed universal built-in elements includes structural data indicative of... Agent:

20130024800 - System and method for playing back wireless fire system history events: A method and apparatus are provided for displaying alarm and communication system events. The method includes the steps of providing a control panel coupled to a plurality of environmental sensors within a protected area, storing a sequence of events detected within the protected area by a communication system and at... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.

20130024801 - Method and system for providing a compact graphical user interface for flexible filtering of data: There is presented a method and system for providing a compact graphical user interface for flexible filtering of data. The method comprises showing a search interface on a display device for filtering a content set by a plurality of domains, including a first domain, displaying, within the search interface, a... Agent: Disney Enterprises, Inc.

20130024802 - Presetting input mode for input box: The present invention discloses a method and system for presetting an input mode for an input box, wherein the method comprises: in response to an input box being to receive an input, making a query for an input mode corresponding to the input box recorded in an input method; and... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20130024806 - Method and apparatus for area-efficient graphical user interface: A user operates a GUI with a thumb and an index finger while holding an information processing device with left and right hands. The GUI screen image displays a directional keys input area at the lower left on the screen image, a button input area at the lower right on... Agent: Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

20130024807 - Mobile electronic device: A mobile terminal device and methods are disclosed. An image and text data associated with the image are stored, and a display module comprising a first display area and a second display area different from the first display area is controlled. An input to select the image is received providing... Agent:

20130024805 - Mobile terminal and control method of mobile terminal: The present invention relates to a mobile terminal displaying an image and a control method of the same. A mobile terminal according to an aspect of the invention may include: a display unit displaying an image; and a controller receiving data according to a user's selection, storing the data to... Agent:

20130024804 - Navigation history tracking in a content viewing environment: Systems and methods for monitoring user actions, while a user is viewing first content displayed on a display screen, wherein the user views a first portion of the first content within a first context that defines scope of view for the first content; determining whether the user's actions resulted in... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20130024803 - Touch optimized pivot table: Embodiments of the invention include a method of implementing a touch screen optimized pivot table. The method includes providing a view of a hierarchal table on a touch screen. The hierarchal table includes hierarchal levels and each of hierarchal levels includes corresponding data. The method further includes mapping each of... Agent: Oracle International Corporation

20130024808 - Methods, apparatus, computer-readable storage mediums and computer programs: A method including controlling display of a graphical user interface, the graphical user interface including a portion configured to present content associated with a program; controlling display of a plurality of functions in response to a user input, the plurality of functions being associated with the program and being displayed... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20130024809 - Apparatus and method for character input through a scroll bar in a mobile device: An apparatus includes a touchscreen and a controller operably connected to the touchscreen. The controller is configured to detect a gesture input using the touchscreen, identify a character associated with the gesture, include the character in a set of characters to be displayed in a search bar on the touchscreen,... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20130024810 - User interface overlay system: A method and system for providing an overlay window for an application to display augmentation data over the user interface of the application is provided. An overlay system includes an overlay component and an engine component that interface with the application and a presentation manager used by the application to... Agent:

20130024812 - Foreground/background assortment of hidden windows: Graphical navigation of foreground and background applications running on a mobile computing device across multiple active user environments, even when graphics information for background applications is not maintained by a mobile operating system of the mobile computing device. A last graphical representation of an application screen may be captured as... Agent: Z124

20130024813 - Method, system, and means for expressing relative sentiments towards subjects and objects in an online environment: The present invention relates to rating and ranking relative passions for subjects and objects using an electronic device connected to the internet.... Agent:

20130024814 - Mobile terminal: A mobile terminal is disclosed. The mobile terminal may include a display module and a controller. The display module displays a plurality of icons on a background thereof. The controller changes the background to a specific background predetermined for a specific icon upon selection of the specific icon from the... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20130024811 - System and method for web page navigation: A system and method for navigating web pages in a web site is disclosed. The system and method includes displaying a web page comprising navigation elements and non-navigation elements, receiving a first user input indicating a user interaction with a non-navigation element displayed on the web page and displaying a... Agent: Cbs Interactive, Inc.

20130024815 - Method of arranging user interface objects in a portable terminal and an apparatus thereof: A method and apparatus arrange a user interface object on a screen in a portable terminal. The method includes storing and updating a usage history of programs designated by respective user interface objects during a pre-set time period according to at least one time-related criterion or place-related criterion, selecting a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20130024816 - Connection status based application launch system: An electronic device may include a connection status determination processor, an application selection processor, an application launch input element, and one or more connection interfaces. In response to a trigger of the application launch input element, the connection status determination processor determines a status of the connection interfaces. The application... Agent:

20130024817 - Data display apparatus, data display method, and recording medium storing data display control program: A data display apparatus that has a display unit includes an application storage unit, a display controller, an available-application-type detector, and an available-application-type display controller. The application storage unit stores a type of application. The display controller displays a plurality of pieces of data in a data display area on... Agent: Casio Computer Co., Ltd.

20130024818 - Apparatus and method for handling tasks within a computing device: A task manager for a computing device which provides a user interface to the currently running tasks on the computing device. The user interface comprises a representation for each task which is a reduced size version of the display which would be visible to the user if that task were... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20130024819 - Systems and methods for gesture-based creation of interactive hotspots in a real world environment: Systems and methods provide for gesture-based creation of interactive hotspots in a real world environment. A gesture made by a user in a three-dimensional space in the real world environment is detected by a motion capture device such as a camera, and the gesture is then identified and interpreted to... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20130024821 - Method and apparatus for moving items using touchscreen: A method for moving or copying displayed items in response to at least one touch event on a touch screen is provided. The method comprises: detecting a user selection of one or more items; displaying an object corresponding to the one or more selected items at a predetermined location; moving... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20130024820 - Moving a graphical selector: In general, this disclosure describes techniques for moving a graphical selector. In one example, a method includes activating, by a computing device, a graphical key that is displayed with a presence-sensitive interface of the computing device. Upon activation of the graphical key, the method also includes receiving gesture input corresponding... Agent: Google Inc.

  
01/17/2013 > 65 patent applications in 43 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office

20130019146 - Video on a search engine homepage: Systems, methods, and computer-readable media for presenting video as at least a portion of the background of search engine home pages are provided. Upon receiving a request for presentation of a search engine home page, a static image is transmitted for presentation as at least a portion of the background... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20130019147 - Video user interface elements on search engine homepages: Systems, methods, and computer-readable storage media exposing video user interface elements associated with search engine homepages are provided. Upon receiving a request for presentation of a search engine homepage, a video file is transmitted for presentation as the background for the search engine homepage. The video file includes a plurality... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20130019148 - Apparatus and method for updating online document: Provided are an apparatus and a method that differently sets the access authority of a user for individual parts of an online document. For every parts of the online document, the user authority is set and the parts are edited only by a user that can access the part. Finally,... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20130019149 - Media recorder: Systems and methods enabling the recording of a wide variety of online media for storage and later consumption are disclosed. The media can include audio, video, images, text and multi-media. The stored recordings can be played on internet-enabled devise such as televisions, mobile phones, personal computers, tablets, game systems, or... Agent:

20130019150 - System and method for automatic and dynamic layout design for media broadcast: A system, device and method for automatic layout design. A first set of media objects may be displayed in a broadcast within a first layout. A request may be received to change the first set of media objects to a second set of media objects to be displayed in the... Agent:

20130019151 - System and method for processing document: A method and computing system are provided for determining a hierarchical structure associated with a document. The hierarchical structure may be associated with a plurality of elements of the document. A map of the document may be generated. The map may include a plurality of links to one or more... Agent: Paper Software LLC

20130019152 - Method and apparatus for tracking exit destinations of web page: Web analytics can be collected without inter-domain cooperation and without altering source documents by transmitting an executable program with a tracked document, the program to examine and modify hyperlinks in a Document Object Model created based on the tracked document, so that modified hyperlinks, when activated, report information of interest... Agent:

20130019153 - Architecture to expose internal business data on a website: A method for importing document data into a website hosted on a server computer includes a block of document data that is received at the server computer. The block of document data includes data from an identified section of a document. In response to receiving the block of document data,... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20130019156 - Method for associating third party content with online document signing: Techniques for electronic signature process management are described. Some embodiments provide an electronic signature service (“ESS”) configured to associate third-party content with electronic signature documents by way of dynamic form fields. A dynamic form field is associated with a data store and an electronic signature document. The ESS may automatically... Agent: Docusign, Inc.

20130019154 - Systems and methods for collecting multimedia form responses: Systems and methods for collecting multimedia responses to prompts within a web form are provided. In one embodiment, a multimedia collection engine provides a multimedia response interface element that may be included with a web form to collect a multimedia response. The multimedia response is stored in association with other... Agent: Collegenet, Inc.

20130019155 - Systems and methods for collecting multimedia form responses: Systems and methods for collecting multimedia responses to prompts within a web form are provided. In one embodiment, a multimedia collection engine provides a multimedia response interface element that may be included with a web form to collect a multimedia response. The multimedia response is stored in association with other... Agent: Collegenet, Inc.

20130019157 - Defect form quality indication: A method, computer program product, and system for defect form quality indication is described. A method may comprise providing, via one or more computing devices, an indication of a relative importance of a first data entry field included in a defect entry form. The method may further comprise determining, via... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20130019158 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and storage medium: An editing mode is designated from among a plurality of editing modes available for input of handwriting. An executed position is acquired at a location on the display screen at which a particular handwriting operation is performed. A mode image, which represents the editing mode designated at a time the... Agent:

20130019160 - Application cooperation system including server and image processing apparatus, and application cooperation method: An application cooperation system includes an instruction screen display control portion which causes a browsing portion to display a scan instruction screen, a scan control portion which stores image data output from a document reading portion, an external screen receiving portion which receives an external screen including an external control... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.

20130019162 - Efficient and secure delivery service to exhibit and change appearance, functionality and behavior on devices with application to animation, video and 3d: Capability to exhibit and change appearance, functionality and behavior, in combination with network communication and an interface event listener, is compiled into binary code (Step 1) loaded (Step 2) and run (Step 3) on a device. The binary code running on the device requests and receives instructions at any time,... Agent:

20130019161 - Methods and systems for navigating display sequence maps: Systems and methods are provided for navigating display sequence maps. A system outputs, to a display device, content views in response to receiving requests for content views via a user interface. At least one of the content views may include a link that enables navigation to another one of the... Agent: Salesforce.com, Inc.

20130019159 - Mobile web browser for pre-loading web pages: Computer-implemented methods for pre-loading a web page in a mobile web browser are provided. In one aspect, a method includes receiving a partial or complete query in a mobile web browser from a mobile device prior to the partial or complete query being submitted by a user and receiving an... Agent: Google Inc.

20130019163 - System: The present invention provides a system which is able to detect similar web page elements which are described in mark-up language, such that the content of those elements can be captured. Text content may then be sent to a text classifier for further analysis.... Agent: British Telecommunications Public Limited Company

20130019164 - System and method for processing document: A method and computing system are provided for identifying a plurality of indicators of hierarchy within a document. A hierarchical level associated with each of the plurality of indicators may be determined. One or more portions of the document may be associated with a respective hierarchical level associated with each... Agent: Paper Software LLC

20130019165 - System and method for processing document: A method and computing system are provided for processing a document to associate a plurality of items within the document with a group. A first item included with in the group may be modified. All other items in the group may also be modified based on the modified first item.... Agent: Paper Software LLC

20130019166 - Automatically classifying page images: Systems and methods are disclosed for automatically classifying images of pages of a source, such as a book, into classifications such as front cover, copyright page, table of contents, text, index, etc. In one embodiment, three phases are provided in the classification process. During a first phase of the classification... Agent:

20130019167 - System and method for searching a document: A computer-implemented method and computing system are provided for defining a plurality of data groups. A set of rules may be associated with each of the data groups. The set of rules may define examples of items that should be included in each group. A document may be processed to... Agent: Paper Software LLC

20130019168 - Method and system for providing newsfeed updates: A method and computer system for providing newsfeed updates is provided. Event data for a set of events from at least one enterprise resource planning application is received via a newsfeed application executing on a computing device. A first newsfeed is generated for a first party from the event data.... Agent: Commonsku Inc.

20130019169 - Word correction in a multi-touch environment: A method for word correction on a multi-touch device, including: detecting a selection by a user of a word displayed in a user interface of the multi-touch device; breaking the word into logical segments; presenting the logical segments in the user interface; detecting a user-selected segment of one of the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20130019170 - Automating execution of arbitrary graphical interface applications: Interaction with an application interface is monitored and an image of the interface prior to a user interaction is compared with an image after the user interaction to identify a region of interaction. The comparison may be carried out by detecting that a threshold change has occurred using a computationally... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20130019171 - Automating execution of arbitrary graphical interface applications: Interaction with an application interface is monitored and an image of the interface prior to a user interaction is compared with an image after the user interaction to identify a region of interaction. The comparison may be carried out by detecting that a threshold change has occurred using a computationally... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20130019174 - Labels and tooltips for context based menus: Tooltips associated with a context based menu are presented for providing information about executable commands on the context based menu. Tooltips may provide information about how to interact with the context based menu including what graphical icons on the context based menu represent and what actions a user can take... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20130019172 - Launcher for context based menus: A launching mechanism for context based menus is provided. A launcher indicator may be provided at a fixed or dynamic location on a user interface enabling a user to activate a context based menu through a variety of touch or gesture actions, as well as keyboard, mouse, or similar device... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20130019173 - Managing content through actions on context based menus: Context based menus are employed for content management through touch or gesture actions, keyboard entries, mouse or pen actions, and similar input. Context based menus may be deployed using a variety of shapes, forms, and content. Different actions and combinations of actions enable users to activate submenus, execute commands, or... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20130019176 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program: An information processing apparatus includes a display, an input unit, and a controller. The input unit is configured to receive an input of a first keyword from a user. The controller is configured to retrieve first character information including the input first keyword from a database configured to store a... Agent: Sony Corporation

20130019175 - Submenus for context based menu system: One or more submenus associated with context based menus are provided. A context based menu may include top level commands/items available for execution on selected content or activation of submenu(s) that include additional executable commands. Additional commands may be executed through the submenu(s) by tap, swipe, or press and hold... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20130019177 - System and method for management and distribution of multimedia presentations: A system including a processor that performs the steps of: receiving, from a graphical user interface at a user device, first filter data related to first physical exercise attributes; comparing the first filter data with metadata associated with physical exercise objects, the metadata and the physical exercise objects being stored... Agent: Pumpone, LLC

20130019178 - Presentation system, presentation apparatus, and computer-readable recording medium: A presentation system includes the following: a reception unit that receives a start instruction to start a presentation, a detection unit that starts detecting a gesture of a presenter in response to the start instruction, and a control unit that controls an operation for distributing presentation material, based on a... Agent: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.

20130019179 - Mobile application enhancements: A system and a method for displaying presentation data based on user interactions are provided. The user interactions are received by a mobile device that transmits the user interactions to a virtual mobile adaptor executing an application. The user interactions are then associated with the application and a presentation content... Agent: Digilink Software, Inc.

20130019181 - Ensuring variety in a feed: The disclosed architecture provides one or more techniques for selecting social contacts and selecting queries in order to populate the visible space of an activity feed (e.g., social search). A technique is provided that prioritizes selection of social contacts for display in a social search activity feed. Another technique is... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20130019180 - Log collector in a distributed computing system: In one aspect of the present description, in response to receiving a request from a system administrator or other user of a distributed computing system for a log report generated by the system, the system can remotely access various nodes of the system and obtain the log reports at those... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20130019182 - Dynamic context based menus: Context based menus that can be dynamically positioned, laid out, and activated are provided for tap, swipe, and press-and-hold type interactions. Presenting a plurality of executable commands and/or links to submenus, a context based menu may be displayed in various shapes and forms in relation to selected content displayed on... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20130019183 - Dynamic cross-environment application configuration/orientation: Dynamic configuration of cross-environment applications enhances the computing experience in a computing environment with an extended active user environment and/or multiple active user environments. A mobile computing device maintains multiple active device configurations associated with multiple active user environments and/or application windows within active user environments. Device configuration qualifiers are... Agent: Z124

20130019184 - Methods and systems for virtual experiences: Systems and methods for providing virtual experiences are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method for providing a virtual experience from a first participant to a recipient participant may comprise: receiving the virtual experience from a device of the first participant, the virtual experience including a virtual good component, an animation... Agent: Net Power And Light, Inc.

20130019185 - Method, devices and a system for communication: The invention relates to methods, devices, services and systems for composing a message, where forming the message utilizes information of a planned encounter and related location information. The user may choose one or more people, and give encounter information for example by indicating the type of a location where the... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20130019188 - Information processing method and information processing system: An information processing system and a method for operating same are provided. The information processing system includes a first information processing apparatus and a second information processing apparatus. The first information processing apparatus is configured to display a first synchronous image in a first window, the first window having an... Agent: Sony Corporation

20130019186 - Managing privacy preferences in a web conference: A method, system or computer usable program product for translating native application privacy preferences in a web conference including initiating the web conference between a first and a second user, sharing the display of the first user with the second user within the web conference to produce a shared display,... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20130019187 - Visualizing emotions and mood in a collaborative social networking environment: Techniques are described for conveying a collective emotional state of a plurality of participants to a communication. Embodiments receive emotional state data for each of the participants to the communication. The emotional state data for each of the participants is collected by monitoring at least one or more applications the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20130019189 - Augmented editing of an online document: An apparatus is disclosed that comprises a processor and memory coupled to the processor. The memory is operable to store an augmented website editor. The augmented website editor may be operable to edit one or more objects of a web page copy of a web page and to link the... Agent: Cbs Interactive Inc

20130019190 - Content display system: A content display system includes a communication device and an information display device. The communication device may store location information of summarized content information, acquire the summarized content information based on the location information, display titles included in the summarized content information, allow a user to select at least one... Agent:

20130019191 - Dynamically customizable touch screen keyboard for adapting to user physiology: A touch screen keyboard is dynamically customizable to modify the active regions of one or more keys in the keyboard to adapt the keyboard to a user's unique physiology. The active regions may be modified in response to monitoring user input directed to the keys in the keyboard so that... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20130019192 - Pickup hand detection and its application for mobile devices: A method and apparatus is provided for switching from a first screen display to a second screen display for a user to input data. An apparatus may comprise a first screen display for facilitating a thumb of a user to input on a touch screen of the apparatus, a second... Agent: Lenovo (singapore) Pte. Ltd.

20130019193 - Method and apparatus for controlling content using graphical object: A method and apparatus for controlling content using a graphical object in a mobile terminal are provided, in which the user may create a graphical object on the screen through touch input and easily apply various actions such as copy, delete, move, transfer, attribute change and compress to content items... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20130019194 - Multiple user data entry system and method: A computer program acts as a data collection, compilation, storage, and display in an autonomous and dynamic fashion. The software may be used by numerous separate and unrelated facilities working as a network on related projects with diverse hardware. A portable storage device is used to store the necessary software.... Agent:

20130019195 - Aggregating multiple information sources (dashboard4life): A system and method for facilitating accessing data. An example method includes showing a first portion of a display screen, which is adapted to display digital content; illustrating one or more user interface gauges via a second portion of the display screen; and providing a first user option to adjust... Agent: Oracle International Corporation

20130019196 - Representing ranges of image data at multiple resolutions: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, are described for representing ranges of image data at multiple resolutions, for example, in the form of a histogram or other suitable graphical representation. In one aspect, the methods include the actions of displaying a graphical representation of... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130019197 - Displaying computer dashboard information: Exemplary method, system, and computer program product embodiments for displaying computer dashboard information are provided. In one embodiment, by way of example only, historical values associated with time intervals are displayed in a single gauge. The historical values are arranged in such a manner that at least one of the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20130019198 - Electronic device system utilizing a character input method: A character input method is implemented in a device with a plurality of keys. If a key is activated by a first operation matching a first input pattern, a first route is selected to traverse a plurality of characters corresponded by the key during presentation of the plurality of characters.... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20130019199 - Apparatus and method for executing shortcut function in a portable terminal: An apparatus and method for executing a shortcut function in a portable terminal are provided, in which a display is included, a memory stores at least one drag pattern, a hold screen shortcut list, and a volume control menu, and a controller displays a hold screen by executing a hold... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20130019200 - Methods for combination tools that zoom, pan, rotate, draw, or manipulate during a drag: After positioning the cursor and pressing-and-holding a mouse button to begin a drag, a user continues to drag the cursor out of and into plural popped up regions. While the cursor is within a region, an associated function effects the displayed graphical information in a particular way, such as continuously... Agent:

20130019201 - Menu configuration: Menu configuration techniques are described. In one or more implementations, a user's orientation is determined with respect to the computing device based at least in part on a part of the user that contacts the computing device and at least one other part of a user that does not contact... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20130019202 - Methods and apparatus for delivering information of various types to a user: Some embodiments relate to techniques for performing a search for content, in which a user may issue a search query, and the search engine or engines to which that query is provided may be determined dynamically based on any of a variety of factors. For example, in some embodiments, the... Agent: Nuance Communications, Inc.

20130019203 - Providing customization of context based menus: Context based menus are customizable to extend features to meet user demand. An application providing the context based menu reads a custom configuration from an XML file or receives input through a user interface to construct a context based menu. The custom configuration hosts attribute information for placement of controls,... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20130019204 - Adjusting content attributes through actions on context based menu: Context based menus are employed for content attribute adjustment through touch or gesture actions, keyboard entries, mouse or pen actions, and similar input. Context based menus are deployed to adjust displayed attributes of content. In some examples, a slider enables the user to visually confirm selected attribute such as a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20130019205 - Determining gestures on context based menus: Context based menus are employed for content management through touch or gesture actions, keyboard entries, mouse or pen actions, and similar input. Different actions and combinations of actions enable users to activate sub-menus, execute commands, or collapse context based menus. Gestures associated with the actions are determined through action analysis.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20130019206 - Providing accessibility features on context based radial menus: Radial context based menus are employed for content management through touch or gesture actions, keyboard entries, mouse or pen actions, and similar input. Different actions and combinations of actions enable users to activate submenus, execute commands, or collapse context based menus. Accessibility features are integrated with radial context based menus... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20130019208 - Managing content color through context based color menu: Context based color menus are employed to assign a color to content through touch or gesture actions, keyboard entries, mouse or pen actions, and similar input. Context based color menus are deployed to assign a color through color controls. Color controls are positioned in a variety of forms and potentially... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20130019207 - Removable clip with user interface: Various embodiments of removable user interfaces, electronic computing devices, and systems are described. In one embodiment, an apparatus includes a body having a bend and a user interface area, a connector adapted to couple to a corresponding connector on an electronic device, and a plurality of conductive elements. The bend... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130019209 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and storage medium storing program: An image processing apparatus acquires from a moving image, frames captured at predetermined time intervals or at positions of predetermined intervals with respect to a direction of gravity, and generates thumbnail images. The image processing apparatus then displays the thumbnail images in a display area at positions corresponding to the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20130019210 - Related page identification based on page hierarchy and subject hierarchy: A method for related page identification based on page hierarchy and subject hierarchy includes receiving, by a computer, an identification of a current page from a user, the current page being located in a first page hierarchy; identifying a subject tag in the current page; locating the identified subject tag... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

  
01/10/2013 > 79 patent applications in 47 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office

20130013988 - Document retrieving apparatus, document retrieving method, program, and storage medium: A document retrieving apparatus includes a document retrieving unit adapted to retrieve document data which include images that match an input retrieval condition, a retrieval result list display unit adapted to display, on a display unit, a list display of document data that match the retrieval condition based on the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20130013986 - System and method for displaying services capable of pasting document stored on a cloud-based cross-clipboard: Provided is a cloud-based document link system and a method that uses a processor to provide a method for providing a service configured to paste a document stored on a cross-clipboard. The cloud-based document link system includes a storage unit configured to store, on a cross-clipboard, at least one first... Agent: Nhn Corporation

20130013987 - System and method for linking web documents: Provided is a cloud-based document link system and a method that uses a processor to provide a method for connecting a document between services. The cloud-based document link system includes a storage unit configured to store, on a cross-clipboard, at least one first document associated with a first service provided... Agent: Nhn Corporation

20130013989 - Systems and methods for playing, browsing and interacting with mpeg-4 coded audio-visual objects: A number of novel configurations for MPEG-4 playback, browsing and user interaction are disclosed. MPEG-4 playback systems are not simple extensions of MPEG-2 playback systems, but, due to object based nature of MPEG-4, present new opportunities and challenges in synchronized management of independent coded objects as well as scene composition... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property Ii, L.p.

20130013990 - Browser-based retrieval and display of content associated with a link that matches a link signature: A page update handler, which may be loaded by a web browser as part of a web page, adds functionality for dynamically updating the web page with content supplied by a content server. The content may be related to a particular item detected on the web page by the page... Agent:

20130013991 - Text-synchronized media utilization and manipulation: The invention relates to deploying a synchronization index and associated multimedia, for manipulations to the synchronization index, for navigation between the synchronization index and associated multimedia, and for synchronous playback of the multimedia and associated text, using a computing device. The system may use multimedia with a synchronized text transcription,... Agent:

20130013992 - Handling content related to digital images: A computer implemented method including: receiving a link to a webpage to be associated with a visual object in an overlay element, identifying the link as a transmutable link, transmuting the link into an application link, receiving a request for content for an overlay element for the visual object, and... Agent: Thinglink Oy

20130013993 - Spreadsheet-based templates for supporting the systems engineering process: A spreadsheet environment is used as a graphical user interface (GUI) for depicting and interacting with the various aspects of a system. In particular, the spreadsheet environment supports using OMG SysML to model a system, and to execute tasks associated with the systems engineering process. The spreadsheet environment also supports... Agent:

20130013995 - Method, system, and apparatus for providing access to workbook models through remote function calls: A method, system, and apparatus are provided for exposing and calling workbook models via remote function calls. According to the system, a client computer executes a spreadsheet program for creating a workbook model. The workbook model may be published to a server computer along with data defining a function name... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20130013994 - System and method for dynamic data access in a spreadsheet with external parameters: In one aspect, the present invention relates to utilizing a spreadsheet by defining a parameter external to the spreadsheet and associating the parameter with the spreadsheet to define a parameterized workbook. In one embodiment, this utilization further comprises storing a location of the spreadsheet and storing the name of the... Agent:

20130013996 - Method for improving document review performance: The present invention is a method for accurately coding documents. The method, if used by experienced and motivated document reviewers, has the potential to dramatically improve adjusted review consistency, reduce coding errors, and produce the best review product. The method will also result in useful case history files, which are... Agent:

20130013997 - Conflict resolution: Embodiments of a collaborative authoring environment enable a user to resolve editing conflicts arising when synchronizing a user copy of a data file with a master copy of the data file. Content updates may be synchronized separately from metadata updates. Metadata updates may be synchronized automatically, whereas content updates may... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20130013998 - System and method of generating customized documentation for a software product: A system and method for creating customized documentation is disclosed. The method comprises storing one or more documents such that each of the one or more documents corresponds to one of a plurality of versions of a software product. The version of the software product which is installed in an... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20130013999 - Systems and methods for creating an annotation from a document: Embodiments disclosed herein include systems and methods for annotating a document. Some embodiments include searching a first electronic legal document to determine a first reference to a statute, identifying a portion of the first electronic legal document that includes the first reference to the statute, and copying the portion of... Agent: Lexisnexis, A Division Of Reed Elsevier Inc.

20130014000 - Conversion tool for xps and openxps documents: A conversion tool enables XPS documents to be automatically converted into the Open XPS format and for Open XPS-formatted documents to be automatically converted into the XPS format. The conversion tool may convert content types, package-level relationships, part-level attributes, and image parts into a format supported by either document format.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20130014001 - Developing periodic contract applications: Various embodiments of systems and methods for developing periodic contract application are described herein. In one aspect, the method includes receiving an identification of a periodic contract application to be developed, assigning one or more fields to the identified to-be-developed periodic contract application in a master database table, receiving one... Agent:

20130014005 - Electronic document for automatically determining a dosage for a treatment: An electronic document suitable for allowing the real-time diagnostics of various genotype-related treatments while allowing for the changing of demographic data such as a person's age, weight, etc. Various embodiments and methods of new processes include the assembly and association of genetic material samples, the preparation of microarrays with representative... Agent:

20130014003 - Extensible markup language (xml) path (xpath) debugging framework: Embodiments of the present invention address deficiencies of the art in respect to XPATH expression debugging and provide a novel and non-obvious method, system and apparatus for an XPATH expression debugging framework. In an embodiment of the invention, an XPATH expression debugging method can include receiving an XPATH input expression,... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20130014002 - Method and system of extracting web page information: A method of extracting web page information includes analyzing a document object model (DOM) structure of a sample page to obtain a position of information to be extracted. A node corresponding to the position of the information to be extracted is rendered in the DOM structure as a target node.... Agent: Alibaba Group Holding Limited

20130014006 - Methods and apparatus for providing updated content in a user interface: Methods and apparatus for providing updated content in a user interface are disclosed. An example method for providing a user interface includes receiving at a portable electronic device an icon configuration file, installing an icon associated with the configuration file in an icon repository on a portable electronic device, displaying... Agent:

20130014004 - System and method for rendering presentation pages based on locality: A system renders presentation pages such as in a wireless communications system. A server includes an extensible stylesheet transformation (XSLT) module. A storage medium contains at least one of images and text. The XSLT module is operative for calling an XSL extension and rendering the at least one of images... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20130014007 - Method for creating an enrichment file associated with a page of an electronic document: A method for creating an enrichment file associated with a page of an electronic document formed by a plurality of thematic entities and having a content comprising text distributed in the form of one or more paragraphs, the method comprising determining text content areas, each comprising at least one paragraph,... Agent: Aquafadas

20130014008 - Adjusting an automatic template layout by providing a constraint: One embodiment of a method for adjusting an automatic template layout by providing a constraint is disclosed. In one embodiment, raw text, figures, references, and semantic information is received. A check is performed for a constraint. An allocation of text, figures, and references is determined for each page of a... Agent:

20130014009 - Electronic document preparing apparatus, electronic document preparing system comprising same and control method thereof and electronic document reading system and control method thereof: Provided is an electronic document preparing apparatus which provides an intuitive user interface to enable a user to prepare an electronic document in an easy and convenient manner, and which stores and analyzes a signal input by the user during an electronic document preparing process and an electronic document reading... Agent:

20130014010 - Graphical user interface for financial data, and related system and method implementing same: In this application, a new system and method to compute and display the changes of the currency strength over time are provided. The new method to compute the currency strength and the visual display overcome limitations and shortcomings of known prior art systems. Thus, a computer system can be provided... Agent:

20130014011 - Recording events in a virtual world: Systems, methods and articles of manufacture are disclosed for recording events occurring in a virtual world. In one embodiment, properties of events previously recorded and/or attended by a user may be identified. Recording criteria for the user may be derived from the identified properties. Upon identifying an event satisfying the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20130014012 - Interactive electronic technical manual system and method: Methods and systems are provided for an interactive electronic technical manual system. A system includes a user interface for receiving input from a user and providing output to the user. A database stores instructions associated with tasks. The system also includes a diagnostic reasoner for receiving commands, controlling an external... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.

20130014013 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program: There is provided an information processing apparatus including a page switching unit for switching a display screen from a first Web page screen displayed on a display unit to a second Web page screen, and a switching information notification unit for notifying a page switching information on a notification screen... Agent: Sony Corporation

20130014014 - User interface with available multimedia content from multiple multimedia websites: Automatically and repeatedly crawling multiple multimedia websites to identify and collect information about the multimedia content that is available for delivery over the Internet to a client device for playback on a media player operating on the client device. In one embodiment, the method normalizes the collected information by converting... Agent: Echostar Advanced Technologies L.L.C.

20130014015 - User interfaces for controlling and manipulating groupings in a multi-zone media system: In general, user interfaces for controlling a plurality of multimedia players in groups are disclosed. According to one aspect of the present invention, a user interface is provided to allow a user to group some of the players according to a theme or scene, where each of the players is... Agent: Sonos, Inc.

20130014016 - Apparatus and software system for and method of performing a visual-relevance-rank subsequent search: A method analyzes the visual content of media such as videos for collecting together visually-similar appearances in their constituent images (e.g. same scenes, same objects, faces of the same people.) As a result, the most relevant and salient (of clearest and largest presence) visual appearances depicted in the videos are... Agent:

20130014017 - Information processing apparatus, control method therefor and computer-readable recording medium: An information processing apparatus (MFP) of the invention accepts designation of screen data which has been embedded in the information processing apparatus in advance, or screen data of an external server apparatus (Web server) which provides the screen data of an operation screen. If the screen data provided by the... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20130014018 - System and method for selecting, tracking, and/or increasing accessibility to target assets on a computer network: A system increasing accessibility to assets accessible on a computer network, comprises a target asset selecting engine, a memory storage device, and a rendering engine. The target asset selecting engine allows at least one asset accessible over the computer network to be identified as a target asset and generates target... Agent:

20130014020 - Indicating website reputations during website manipulation of user information: An aspect of the present invention relates to methods and systems involving receiving an indicator of an attempted interaction of a client computing facility with an item of content associated with a website and presenting an indicator of reputation to a client computing facility attempting to interact with the web... Agent: Mcafee, Inc.

20130014019 - Method and apparatus for providing user interface for internet service: A method and apparatus providing a user interface for an Internet service are provided. The user interface providing apparatus displays an nth Web page including at least one hyperlink on a screen, senses a direction of a gesture, determines a hyperlink indicating one of a previous Web page and next... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20130014021 - Presenting quick list of contacts to communication application user: Methods and systems of presenting a quick list of contacts to an instant messaging user are disclosed. A set of contacts is identified. From the set of contacts, a first subset is selected based on first predefined criteria and a second subset is selected from second predefined criteria. The first... Agent:

20130014022 - Network system, communication method, and communication terminal: A first communication terminal includes a first communication device, a first touch panel for displaying motion picture contents, and a first processor for accepting input of a hand-drawing image. The first processor transmits a hand-drawing image input during display of the motion picture contents and start information for identifying a... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20130014023 - Collaboration sessions in a workspace on a cloud-based content management system: Systems and methods for providing discussion workspaces linked to workspaces containing work items stored in a web-based content management system with collaboration environment are disclosed. Workspaces can be organized hierarchically. Designated collaborators of a workspace containing work items can participate in an online discussion in the linked discussion workspace regarding... Agent:

20130014025 - Information processing apparatus and method: An information processing apparatus and method which allow a user to readily select, upon transmission of an electronic mail or upon uploading of image data, image data of a plurality of images to be attached to the electronic mail or image data to be transmitted. The user uses a cross... Agent:

20130014024 - Information processing apparatus, image display apparatus, and information processing method: The information processing apparatus generates email information (or display contents) to be displayed on a display apparatus and outputs the generated email information to the display apparatus that is a 3D image display apparatus for displaying a 3D image observable by an observer on the basis of binocular parallax. The... Agent: Sony Corporation

20130014029 - 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

20130014031 - Interface for sharing posts about a live online event among users of a social networking system: An external system (e.g., a website) is associated with an event and includes an interface that allows users to interact with streams of content associated with a social networking system. The interface allows a user to provide posts about the event via the interface, where the posts are displayed in... Agent:

20130014028 - Method and system for drawing: The present invention contemplates a variety of methods and systems for providing a drawing layer synchronized across multiple artists and devices, wherein the drawing layer can provide a computer interface for an artist.... Agent: Net Power And Light, Inc.

20130014027 - Method and system for representing audiences in ensemble experiences: The present invention contemplates a variety of methods and techniques for representing an audience during an ensemble experience. According to one aspect, an ensemble or group experience is provided to a plurality of users. The experience includes displaying content and other information (perhaps in layers) to a specific local user.... Agent: Net Power And Light, Inc.

20130014026 - Provisioning and performing action items: An action item specifying one or more tasks is instantiated. Thereafter, data characterizing the action item is associated with at least one tool to perform at least one task. Each tool comprises at least one service, application or procedure to facilitate or perform the at least one task. Subsequently, the... Agent: Sap Ag

20130014030 - Sponsored-stories-unit creation from organic activity stream: In one embodiment, a method includes receiving a first selection of an entity associated with a user of a social-networking system; receiving a second selection of a type of user interaction with the entity; and providing the first and second selections for use in a sponsored-story specification. The use of... Agent:

20130014034 - Managing multiple virtual world accounts from a single virtual lobby interface: A virtual lobby client automatically interfaces with multiple virtual world instances, each provided by a separate virtual world provider from among multiple virtual world providers, each interfaced with to access a separate virtual world account, to retrieve a separate selection of inventory items from each virtual world account. The virtual... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20130014032 - System and method of enhanced collaboration through teleportation: Embodiments of the present invention generally relate to a system and method enhanced collaboration through teleportation. In one or more embodiments, there is provided a system for moderating an enhanced collaboration environment for at least a set of participants, comprising a server for facilitating a 2-D federated collaboration environment for... Agent: Avaya Inc

20130014033 - Systems and methods for facilitating user interaction between multiple virtual environments: An interaction system for facilitating user interaction between users using different virtual environments may generate a user interaction interface for the first user. The user interaction interface may present status information regarding a second user currently participating in a second virtual environment to the first user, while the first user... Agent: Wogo LLC

20130014035 - Mobile terminal and controlling method thereof: A mobile terminal and controlling method thereof are disclosed. The present invention includes a wireless communication unit transceiving a chat content with at least one counterpart terminal, a controller controlling at least one chat window respectively corresponding to the at least one counterpart terminal, each of the at least one... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20130014038 - Definition for service interface: Various embodiments provide a model through which service providers can describe offered services using a standardized format. In one or more embodiments, the standardized format is declarative and enables service providers to describe their associated services in a standardized way. In at least some embodiments, the standardized format includes a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20130014036 - Layout manager: A computer-implemented system for creating or managing layouts, comprising a browser application and one or more display clients for rendering data-oriented views. The browser application is user-operable to select or locate data sources and to select data-oriented views and thereby to control the browser application to control the display clients... Agent: Inivai Technologies Pty Ltd.

20130014037 - Multi-process browser architecture: Systems and methods for multi-process browser architecture are described herein. In an embodiment, a system for providing multi-process browser architecture includes at least one rendering process for each browser instance that renders a content area; and at least one browser process that communicates with one or a plurality of rendering... Agent: Google Inc.

20130014040 - Application relevance determination based on social context: Systems, methods, devices, and computer program products are described for using context-aware recommendation techniques to facilitate content discovery on a mobile device platform. In particular, the context-aware recommendation techniques evaluate both a current device context and a social context to generate application relevance scores for each of a number of... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20130014039 - Integrated graphical user interface: A system described herein includes a receiver component that receives a first graphical user interface of a first computer-executable application and a second graphical user interface of a second computer-executable application. The system also includes an integration component that automatically causes a portion of the first graphical user interface and... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20130014042 - Method and apparatus for adjusting size of a list item: The present invention provides method and apparatus for adjusting size of a list item displayed on a touchscreen. The method may include obtaining, by a client application, a multi-touch event, adjusting the size of a head portrait control and the size of a contact panel control in the list item... Agent: Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited

20130014041 - Using gesture objects to replace menus for computer control: The present invention generally comprises a computer control environment that builds on the Blackspace™ software system to provide further functionality and flexibility in directing a computer. It employs graphic inputs drawn by a user and known as gestures to replace and supplant the pop-up and pull-down menus known in the... Agent:

20130014043 - Directional focus navigation: A rendering engine that supports directional focus navigation, in response to a directional input, shifts the focus to an appropriate focusable element. The rendering engine determines one or more focusable elements that are candidates to receive the focus based on the received directional input and based on the relative display... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20130014044 - Enabling access to rich data: Systems and methods for enabling access to data, including data represented using a variety of “richer” data formats, are disclosed. Such systems and methods may be useful, among a variety of cases, with applications or entities that may not typically be able to access such richer data. In at least... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20130014045 - Information system for healthcare and biology: This invention provides an information system about medicine and biology. The system organizes information about these subjects into a variety of classes and allows navigation through the information by displays that include links to related information. The links, when selected, provide links to other related information, allowing quick access to... Agent:

20130014046 - Systems, computer implemented methods, geographic weather-data selection interface display, and computer readable medium having program products to generate user-customized virtual weather data and user-customized weather-risk products responsive thereto: Systems, computer implemented methods, and computer readable medium having program products are provided to customize by a user weather-risk products and to provide a customized weather-risk product to be purchased by user. Embodiments of a system include a tract-user computer having a display to display graphical user interfaces to a... Agent: Watts And Associates, Inc.

20130014047 - Tab trimming: Various embodiments proactively monitor and efficiently manage resource usage of individual tabs. In at least some embodiments, one or more tabs can be dehydrated in accordance with various operational properties, and rehydrated when a user actually activates a particular tab. In at least some embodiments, rehydration can occur on a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20130014048 - User interface for displaying selectable software functionality controls that are relevant to a selected object: An improved user interface is provided for displaying selectable software functionality controls that are relevant to a selected object and that remain visibly available for use while the selected object is being edited. Upon selection of a particular object for editing, functionality available for editing the object is presented in... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20130014049 - Method and system for displaying search results: Methods and systems related to the display of primary and secondary search results are provided. Search results are displayed to the user without requiring the user to perform any tasks to view the entire set of search results. The user may then request secondary searches based on the displayed primary... Agent:

20130014050 - 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.

20130014051 - Interactive scrollbars for unknown data size: Scrollbar control is utilized for manually scanning for displayed/available information while controlling the amount of information that is actually materialized. In response to a drag and hold of the “thumb” to a beginning or end location of the scrollbar, additional records may be retrieved depending on a display order of... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20130014052 - Zoom-based gesture user interface: A user interface method, including presenting by a computer executing a user interface, multiple interactive items on a display. A first sequence of images is captured indicating a position in space of a hand of a user in proximity to the display, and responsively to the position, one of the... Agent: Primesense Ltd.

20130014055 - Device and method for inducing use: The device for inducing use according to the present invention comprises an input unit for receiving user input, an event storage unit for storing a plurality of events which can be perceived by the user, an event extraction unit for extracting one of the events stored in the event storage... Agent: Future Robot Co., Ltd.

20130014053 - Menu gestures: Menu gesture techniques are described. In one or more implementations, a menu is displayed on a display device of a computing device. The menu has a plurality of selectable items along with a visual indication that is configured to follow a touch input across the display device and indicate that... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20130014054 - Method and apparatus for editing texts in mobile terminal: A method and an apparatus for editing a text in a mobile terminal are provided. The method includes a copying step of changing a color of at least one text selected by a copy icon if the copy step is selected while displaying texts on a display, and storing the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20130014056 - Method and process for representing information on a display device of a vehicle: A method of operating a display device of a vehicle is provided on which information is representable in list form with a number of list entries, while the display device size is given and the type and font size are predefined. Each list entry has a second number of maximally... Agent: Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

20130014057 - Composite control for a graphical user interface: A system and method for manipulating computer data using a new GUI element is disclosed. In a particular embodiment, the new GUI element is a composite of a traditional GUI button control and a traditional GUI slider control. In one embodiment, a composite slidable button control appears and functions similar... Agent: Thermal Matrix Usa, Inc.

20130014060 - Method and system for storing and retrieving tags: Storing and retrieving tags can include determining a quantitative weighting factor for each tag, determining a reputation weighting factor for each tag, determining a context weighing factor for each tag, determining an expiry weighting factor for each tag, and determining, using a server, an overall weighting factor for each tag... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20130014059 - Multimedia player and menu screen display method: A menu management unit relates items of contents received from a storage unit to multiple folder icons 120, which represent units for displaying contents. A menu screen generating unit generates image data for a menu screen 50, which includes a function icon array 70 formed by multiple function icons 52-62... Agent: Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

20130014058 - Security system: The present invention relates to a security system.... Agent: Gallagher Group Limited

20130014061 - Method and apparatus for time-based opportunity and risk management: In one aspect, a computer-implemented method for use in controlling an operating environment includes: scoring a plurality of events detected within the operating environment to indicate an objective importance for a decision maker to address; presenting to the decision maker the scored events ranked relative to one another by their... Agent: Lockheed Martin Corporation

20130014062 - Methods, systems, and computer-readable media for providing contact information at turf level: Methods, systems, and computer-readable media provide for providing contact information at turf level. According to embodiments, a method for providing contact information at turf level is provided. According to the method, a selected turf from a plurality of turfs displayed in a spreadsheet-based graphical user interface (GUI) is received. In... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property, Inc.

20130014063 - Method and system for managing unread electronic messages: The presence of new unread electronic messages received, that is, messages received since unread messages were last reviewed, is provided by indicia presented to the user. These indicia can take various forms, such as by bolding, flashing, changing the size or color of a count of unread messages, and/or the... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20130014064 - Predictive, multi-layer caching architectures: Predictive, multi-layer caching architectures may be used to predict which elements a user is most likely to navigate to within a collection of elements associated with a predefined layout and, in response, to increase the accessibility of these elements to a client device of the user. For instance, the techniques... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

  
01/03/2013 > 99 patent applications in 55 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office

20130007575 - Managing map data in a composite document: A method in a computing device includes causing a set of drawing controls to be displayed on a user interface, where a user utilizes the set of drawing controls to define two-dimensional shapes via the user interface, receiving drawing data from the user interface, where the drawing data includes a... Agent: Google Inc.

20130007576 - Synchronization of web applications and media: A method to facilitate synchronizing web applications with media playing within a web browser while rendering a web page. The synchronization allowing web applications to be executed during play of IP transmitted media without the web browser having to pre-load the web applications or re-load the web page.... Agent: Cable Television Laboratories, Inc.

20130007577 - Drill-through lens: Provided are techniques for providing drill-through information. User input of locations of one or more target documents and values of parameters for those one or more target documents is received. A user is allowed to move a drill-through lens window across a source document, wherein the drill-through lens window displays... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20130007579 - Enabling host active element content related actions on a client device within remote presentations: Enabling active host content related actions on a client device can begin with a client device receiving guest screen data and optionally host screen metadata from a server. The content of the guest screen data can be presented on the client device. A passive element corresponding to each active element... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20130007578 - Method and apparatus for displaying component documents of a composite document: A tool for navigating composite documents composed of multiple component documents. The tool allows a user to enter a composite document identification number, and thereafter have access to each component document within the composite document. The user can view, compare and display comparisons of the component documents, including versions of... Agent: Landon Ip, Inc.

20130007581 - Method and apparatus for editing composite documents: A gathering, manipulating and analyzing tool for reviewing, displaying and creating reports on composite documents, wherein a composite document is made up of multiple component documents. The present method allows for entry and editing of metadata associated with component documents of the composite document. This allows for more highly refined... Agent: Landon Ip, Inc.

20130007580 - Optimizing the layout of electronic documents: Optimizing a layout of an electronic document. An electronic document can be processed to identify a plurality of document sections within the document. A plurality of document sections can be recursively combined in at least a first page of a modified document and a presentation size of content within the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20130007582 - System and method for producing outer shadows and reflections: A method for rendering a page, including: obtaining an electronic document (ED) identifying a main object and multiple shadow parameters; determining a main bounding box surrounding the main object on the page; creating a main brush including the main object; calculating a shadow bounding box based on the main bounding... Agent: Konica Minolta Laboratory U.s.a., Inc.

20130007583 - Comparative and analytic lens: Provided are techniques for comparing data. User selection of first data to be compared is received. User input of one or more formulas used in making comparisons is received. The user is allowed to move a Comparative and Analytic (CA) lens window to hover over second data, wherein the CA... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20130007584 - Editing and compiling business rules: A component in a graph-based computation having data processing components connected by linking elements representing data flows is updated by receiving a rule specification, generating a transform for transforming data based on the rule specification, associating the transform with a component in the graph-based computation, and in response to determining... Agent: Ab Initio Technology LLC.

20130007585 - Methods and systems for annotation of digital information: Methods and system for performing annotation of digital information are provided. One method includes searching for items of interest using a search engine. Once the URIs associated with the item of interest are identified, a plurality of attributes are provided that may be associated with each URI. A user may... Agent:

20130007587 - Aiding search-result selection using visually branded elements: Computer-storage media, methods, and systems for formatting and surfacing a badge are provided. The badge represents a graphical region presented in visual association with a search result on a web-results page. The format of the badge is initially dictated by a template that is automatically generated. Upon collecting performance information,... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20130007597 - Efficient event delegation in browser scripts: Event handlers associated with markup language documents represented in a web browser are identified efficiently in response to an event. The markup language document is represented as a hierarchical structure comprising nodes and edges. Nodes are associated with node types, each node type defining how descendants of the node respond... Agent:

20130007592 - Fixed layout electronic publications: According to some embodiments, techniques are described herein to assist a publisher to create fixed layout pages of an electronic publication. The techniques are useful for creating cookbooks, travel books, photography books, children's books, other “illustrated books”, or any other electronic publication where a fixed layout for at least some... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130007596 - Identification of electronic content significant to a user: Content that is significant to a user may be determined. An indication that a user finds content within a document significant may be received. In response to the received indication, the document may be analyzed to identify a set of topics associated with the content of the document. From the... Agent:

20130007593 - Information processing apparatus and control method therefor, storage medium, and information processing system and information processing method: A web browser setting value that decides a display specification of a web browser screen is set, and that display specification of the web browser screen is held. An instruction for displaying a web browser screen is transmitted to a web server, and in the case where the response to... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20130007589 - Interaction via short message service messages with wireless markup language based websites: A computational device receives a first text message in a text messaging format from a mobile device to access a website that stores information in a markup language format. The computational device converts one or more elements of the stored information from the markup language format to the text messaging... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20130007590 - List view optimization: Techniques are provided for optimizing operations, such as scrolling, that move rendered views for items in a collection relative to a viewable window. An application initially renders only those views within the viewable window. In a background process, the application also builds a pool of rendered views that are outside... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130007586 - Method and system for creating and using web feed display templates: Web feed display templates are created and used to reduce the time and cost to conform web feeds to device constraints and content provider display guidelines. A web feed display template is customized for a particular type of device and a particular web feed. The display template is created by... Agent:

20130007594 - Methods and systems for proxy voting: One embodiment of the present invention relates to electronic voting methods and systems that help simplify the management of institutional proxies. In one example, the methods and systems manage the process of meeting notifications, voting, tracking, mailing, reporting, record maintenance and/or vote disclosure rules enacted by the SEC. In one... Agent: Broadridge Investor Communication Solutions, Inc.

20130007595 - System and method for schema evolution in an e-commerce network: A method and computer system are described for conducting commercial transactions. An enhanced type of XML schema may be used which supports integrity constraints and polymorphism. Schemas are identified by the use of Uniform Resource Names. XML processors residing on transaction servers or trading partner servers parse document instances by... Agent: Red Hat, Inc.

20130007591 - System and method for creating an e-commerce website in real-time: A system and computer-implemented method for creating one or more e-commerce websites in real-time is provided. The methodology for creating one or more e-commerce websites in real-time comprises receiving, via a user interface on a computing device, request to access a tenant's website. The methodology further comprises identifying, using a... Agent: Infosys Limited

20130007588 - Systems and methods for globalizing web applications: Described are a system and method for testing a software application. Elements of a web document under test loaded in a web browser are identified. The elements are output to a plurality of string processors. The string processors determine one or more accessible strings of text and locale-sensitive information from... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20130007598 - Techniques for applying cultural settings to documents during localization: Techniques for applying cultural settings to documents during localization are described. An apparatus may comprise a stylesheet generation component operative to generate a stylesheet from a configuration file, the configuration file specific to a formatting standard, the stylesheet comprising one or more conversion rules for the conversion of one or... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20130007599 - Optimizing the layout of electronic documents: A method of optimizing a layout of an electronic document. An electronic document can be processed to identify a plurality of document sections within the document. A plurality of document sections can be recursively combined in at least a first page of a modified document and a presentation size of... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20130007600 - User interface system for handheld devices: One or more handheld devices may be configured to receive and display content. A server may be configured to help the handheld devices display content. For example, by using at least some of the contents of one or more of feeds, the server may generate user interface data, which the... Agent: Aol Inc.

20130007601 - Positioning graphical objects within previously formatted text: A method for rendering a page, including: obtaining an electronic document comprising a text stream and an anchor corresponding to a graphical object and specifying a first displacement of the graphical object relative to the anchor; placing the text stream within a region of the page; identifying a first location... Agent: Konica Minolta Systems Laboratory U.s.a., Inc.

20130007602 - Fixed layout electronic publications: According to some embodiments, techniques are described herein to assist a publisher to create fixed layout pages of an electronic publication. The techniques are useful for creating cookbooks, travel books, photography books, children's books, other “illustrated books”, or any other electronic publication where a fixed layout for at least some... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130007603 - Fixed layout electronic publications: According to some embodiments, techniques are described herein to assist a publisher to create fixed layout pages of an electronic publication. The techniques are useful for creating cookbooks, travel books, photography books, children's books, other “illustrated books”, or any other electronic publication where a fixed layout for at least some... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130007605 - Methods and apparatus for generating content variations: Methods and apparatus for various embodiments of an Automated Creative Content Generation (ACCG) system provide different methods for automating the creative generation of customized variations of original content productions. The original content productions may include images and/or text. Various methods are presented by which the ACCG system begins with an... Agent:

20130007604 - System and method for a particle system based user interface: Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable storage media for simplifying and clarifying user interfaces, both their design and usage. The disclosed system creates and applies rules user options. Upon application of the rules, the system automatically organizes the user options in accordance with the rules, such that the... Agent: Avaya Inc.

20130007606 - Text deletion: A method, apparatus, and computer product for: receiving an indication of a first user input associated with a text input area containing text; identifying a syntactic block of the text; and in response to the reception of the indication of the first user input, deleting from the text input area... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20130007607 - Automatic glossary generation: Automatically generating a glossary of terms for a given document or group of documents is provided. A single document or a group of documents associated with a given project or event are parsed for one or more unique terms (e.g., words, acronyms, phrases, etc.). Identified terms are passed to a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20130007608 - Presenting a document on a computer: A document can be presented on a computer that includes at least two video output ports. The document is divided into multiple parts, with each part being expressed in a different language. Each one of the at least two video output ports can be configured in or for a language... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20130007609 - Constraint based reading recommendation: Systems, methods and computer program products may provide a constraint based reading recommendation on a computer. A method for generating a constraint based reading recommendation may include receiving an indication from a user indicating a desire to read a text item and determining a text item constraint including at least... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20130007610 - Electronic reader and page flipping method thereof: An electronic reader includes an input unit, a storage unit, a display unit, and a processing unit. The input unit generates a content updating signal in response to user's operation. The processing unit includes a file retrieving module, a mode control module, a block setting module, and a display control... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

20130007611 - Electronic reader and page flipping method thereof: An electronic reader includes a display unit, and a processing unit. The processing unit includes a file retrieving module, a refreshing mode control module, a block setting module, and a display control module. The file retrieving module retrieves one or more shapes or figures, to be displayed for effect, and... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

20130007612 - Manipulating display of document pages on a touchscreen computing device: Methods, apparatuses, and computer program products for manipulating display of document pages on a touchscreen computing device are provided. Embodiments include recognizing, by the touchscreen computing device, finger motion selection gestures on a touchscreen of the touchscreen computing device; selecting, by the touchscreen computing device for each recognized finger motion... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20130007613 - System to overlay application help on a mobile device: A method, system, and computer program product for displaying help information on a mobile device is provided. The method can include receiving from a mobile device an image of a GUI for a computing application displayed in a separate computer. The method additionally can include determining from the image a... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20130007615 - Computer-implemented meal preparation guide: A computer-implemented meal planning guide is provided to facilitate users in preparing meals in which multiple food items (e.g., dishes) or courses are to be provided. The meal planning guide may be implemented in a variety of computing environments, such as on a computing device of the user (e.g., tablet,... Agent:

20130007614 - Guide mode for gesture spaces: A gesture system executes actions or commands based on gesture inputs. The system includes a detection subsystem and a gesture processing device. The detection subsystem monitor a plurality of gesture spheres, including a participant gesture sphere and a guide gesture sphere. The participant gesture sphere corresponds to a first user... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20130007616 - Guide mode for gesture spaces: A gesture system executes actions or commands based on gesture inputs. The system includes a detection subsystem and a gesture processing device. The detection subsystem monitor a plurality of gesture spheres, including a participant gesture sphere and a guide gesture sphere. The participant gesture sphere corresponds to a first user... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20130007619 - Chapter creating device, chapter creating method, and computer program product therefor: A chapter creating device creates chapter data which indicates a reproduction point of content including at least one of screen image and sound and includes time information indicating a reproduction start position and a header indicating the outline of the content at the reproduction point. The chapter creating device includes:... Agent: Jvc Kenwood Corporation

20130007617 - Media player navigation: A method and apparatus of media player navigation is provided. A media selection context for each of a plurality of media items selected for playback by the media player is stored. A selection context display input is received by the media player and the selection context of the currently playing... Agent: Qnx Software Systems Limited

20130007618 - Systems and methods for mixed-media content guidance: Systems and methods for mixed-media content guidance are provided. One or more interactive tools are provided for searching and/or filtering media content (e.g., music content, movie content, etc.). In some embodiments, these interactive tools may include a two-dimensional selection region, where the two-dimensional selection region is divided into a plurality... Agent: United Video Properties, Inc.

20130007620 - System and method for visual search in a video media player: There is provided a system and method for visual search in a video media player. There is provided a computing device for performing a visual search in video files comprising a display, a memory, a video media player application in the memory, and a processor configured to store into the... Agent:

20130007622 - Demonstrating a software product: A method for demonstrating a software product that includes providing by a server, in response to a software product selected by a user via a terminal device, graphical user interface (GUI) shadow data created using predetermined event information and actions for downloading by the terminal device. The GUI shadow data... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20130007621 - System for learning names of members of an organization: A system for learning the names and information about individual members of a group includes a server. A database is in communication with the server and stores the names and likenesses of a first group of individuals. Names and job types of a second group of individuals is stored in... Agent:

20130007623 - Display generating device, display generating method, program, and wireless communication system: A display generating device includes a display screen generator generating a display screen showing connection status between each wireless communication device in a wireless network in which a plurality of the wireless communication devices operate in an autonomous and distributed manner, and a detector detecting an operation of changing connection... Agent: Sony Corporation

20130007624 - Launching service applications using a virtual network management system: A network service administration system including a plurality of service objects, a plurality of address objects; and a service configuration application for a multifunction appliance running on a client computer coupled to the appliance via a network. The service configuration application includes an interface allowing subscribers to configure at least... Agent: Juniper Networks, Inc.

20130007625 - Apparatus, system, and method for connecting mobile devices to a backend server in an enterprise software environment and initiating a business process: An apparatus, system, and computer-implemented method are disclosed for connecting a mobile device to a backend server. The backend server includes a processor, a memory, and an input/output interface for receiving and transmitting information to and from the processor. The method comprising capturing information using a mobile device; providing the... Agent:

20130007626 - History timeline display for vehicle fleet management: A vehicle management system can generate a vehicle management user interface that depicts vehicle history information in timelines or graphical timelines. These history timelines can include information regarding vehicle location, speed, and idling, among other useful information. The graphical nature of the history timelines can quickly convey vehicle tracking details... Agent: Telogis, Inc.

20130007627 - Presenting entity profile information to a user of a computing device: Entity profile information is presented to a user of a computing device. In one embodiment, a method includes: receiving a communication associated with a first entity; in response to receiving the communication, creating or updating, by at least one processor, a first entity profile, wherein the first entity profile is... Agent: Xobni Corporation

20130007628 - User interface for a handheld device: A user interface and method for composing a message to be sent over a wireless network environment using a handheld device is disclosed. According to the method, upon receipt of a user request to compose a message, a screen is displayed with a recipient field for a recipient address, an... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20130007629 - Adapting data quality rules based upon user application requirements: During application of data quality rules to a data set obtained from a data source, data is retrieved from the data source along with a common set of rules configured to format the retrieved data in a manner in accordance with one or more predefined data quality rules of the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20130007630 - System and method for instantaneously deploying packetized alert data: One or more embodiments of the invention are directed to a system and method for instantaneously deploying packetized alert data in a one to many configuration or a many to many configuration where the data to be received by each recipient can be customized in a way that leaves a... Agent:

20130007631 - Method and system configured to assess a fee for communication facilitation regarding publication information: A method and system are configured to assess a fee for communication facilitation. An electronic publication system includes a publication module configured to generate a user interface. The user interface includes search result information associated with a first entity and communication initiation information associated with the first entity. The communication... Agent: Ebay Inc.

20130007632 - Im contact list entry as a game in progress designate: A method and apparatus for using a contact-list entry of an IM contact-list interface to designate an IM game in progress to facilitate switching between an IM conversation and an IM game.... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20130007633 - Method and system for enhancing message list functionality: Systems, methods, computer program products, and networks for enhancing message list functionality. In some embodiments, a method includes: after a message in a message list has been indicated by a user performing a gesture on an input module manipulating a graphical user interface whose content included the message list so... Agent: Activepath Ltd.

20130007634 - Social artifact prioritization based on a global view of user collaboration: A method, system, and computer program product for social artifact prioritization in view to a social networking service is provided. The method can include the initial receipt of a characterization of a collaboration between a particular end user and a different end user in a first social networking service. The... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20130007635 - Teleconferencing adjunct and user interface to support temporary topic-based exclusions of specific participants: An aspect associates people participating in a conference with one or more specific topics. This association can limit a particular participant's participation to specific topic(s) they are associated with, the one or more media streams for the other topics excluded from viewing and/or listening. For example, if a participant is... Agent: Avaya Inc.

20130007637 - Electronic space and method for providing resources to facilitate ideation: A method and system are provided for organizing and assembling information and resources for display as part of an electronic space supported on a network. The electronic space preferably resembles a room. The room is decorated with selected images that may be iconic representations that activate links to specific resources... Agent:

20130007636 - Security enhancements for immersive environments: In some example embodiments, a method includes defining a tracking area for a first avatar in an online immersive environment, wherein the tracking area encompasses the first avatar and some defined area beyond the first avatar. The first avatar represents a first person who is a guardian of a second... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20130007638 - System and method for creating and manipulating synthetic environments: Disclosed herein are systems, computer-implemented methods, and tangible computer-readable media for synthesizing a virtual window. The method includes receiving an environment feed, selecting video elements of the environment feed, displaying the selected video elements on a virtual window in a window casing, selecting non-video elements of the environment feed, and... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

20130007641 - Im contact list entry as a game in progress designate: A method and apparatus for using a contact-list entry of an IM contact-list interface to designate an IM game in progress to facilitate switching between an IM conversation and an IM game.... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20130007639 - Instant messaging association to remote desktops: A remote desktop capability includes a message area on the agent's remote desktop display. Incoming instant messages on an instant messaging application on the agent's primary desktop are passed through to the message area on the remote desktop display.... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20130007640 - Tracking interactive text-message communications: Internet or networked communication message items are selectively synchronized and tracked. An interactive communication application presents a message entry interface enabling a user to select a discrete question for tracking, creating tracking thread. The message is presented by visually distinguishing the tracked question from a remainder of message items, and... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20130007642 - Containing and accessing multiple web browsers: A method and system for displaying a web page. Each record in a container browser includes a web site locator of a web site and a web browser identifier of a web browser associated with the web site. A first web browser retrieves and displays a particular web page from... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20130007643 - System to overlay application help on a mobile device: A method, system, and computer program product for displaying help information on a mobile device is provided. The method can include receiving from a mobile device an image of a GUI for a computing application displayed in a separate computer. The method additionally can include determining from the image a... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20130007644 - Profiling system, profiling method and recording medium: A GUI part selector 13, on the basis of background information received from a question controller 11 and GUI information retrieved from a GUI storage 14, generates background/GUI-related information, and generates an output determination table on the basis of the condition of the respondent as determined by a user determinator... Agent: Nec Corporation

20130007647 - Display device, program, and display method: Moving a drag object on a screen in accordance with an operation of a pointer includes moving, using a processor, the drag object by a movement amount larger than a movement amount of a pointer, wherein a display position of the pointer is moved in accordance with an operation performed... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20130007646 - User interface for building a search query: This description herein relates to a computer, a user interface, and a method for providing a user interface for a computer, wherein the user interface is for building a search query. The user interface allows a user to build a search query with visual manipulations of cells. Accordingly, complex search... Agent:

20130007645 - Visual time filter control tool for data analysis applications: A visual time filter control (“VTFC”) tool enables a user to select one or more time periods for which the user desires to time filter data via a graphical user interface (“GUI”). According to one aspect, a computer-implemented method for filtering data by time includes displaying a GUI of a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20130007648 - Automatic task extraction and calendar entry: Automatically detected and identified tasks and calendar items from electronic communications may be populated into one or more tasks applications and calendaring applications. Text content retrieved from one or more electronic communications may be extracted and parsed for determining whether keywords or terms contained in the parsed text may lead... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20130007649 - Control elements of graphical user interfaces: Various aspects of this disclosure are directed to displaying, by a computing device, a plurality of components of a graphical user interface. Each of the plurality of components may display one or more members of at least one dimensional level of a database having a plurality of dimensions. Each dimension... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20130007651 - Control elements of graphical user interfaces: Various aspects of this disclosure are directed to displaying, by a computing device, a plurality of components of a graphical user interface. Each of the plurality of components may display one or more members of at least one dimensional level of a database having a plurality of dimensions. Each dimension... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20130007652 - Partial updating of diagram display: A creation, editing, and display tool for complex diagrams may enable portions of the diagram to be updated without having to update the entire diagram. The tool may use a set of rules that define the positioning and layout of various elements and relationships between elements in the diagram. The... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20130007650 - Systems and methods for providing a control system for aircraft refueling trucks: According to various embodiments, apparatuses and methods for providing a control system for aircraft refueling trucks is provided. The control system is configured for facilitating remote troubleshooting of one or more safety mechanisms associated with a flow of liquid fuel from a refueling vehicle to an aircraft, and analyzes data... Agent: Beta Fluid Systems, Inc.

20130007653 - Electronic device and method with dual mode rear touchpad: A method is provided in a user interface of an electronic device with a touch screen display with a first touch-sensitive surface on a first side and a second touch-sensitive surface on a second side. The method includes operating the device in a default mode; receiving a predetermined first touch... Agent: Motorola Mobility, Inc.

20130007654 - Accelerated panning user interface interactions: A computer-implemented user interface method includes displaying on a touch screen a potion of a large scale graphical space that is at least multiples larger than the device display, receiving from a user of the device an input to pan within the graphical space, automatically generating a pop up graphical... Agent:

20130007656 - Content and window overlay and configuration: Some embodiments of the inventive subject matter are directed to selecting an area of a first window, which contains first content, in response to user input, generating a second window that contains second content that is substantially similar to a portion of the first content contained within the area of... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20130007655 - Flattening a subset of configuration user interface (ui) panels in a hierarchy of ui panels: Embodiments of the present invention provide a method, system and computer program product for flattening a subset of configuration UI panels in a hierarchy of UI panels. In an embodiment of the invention, a method for flattening a subset of configuration UI panels in a hierarchy of UI panels has... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20130007658 - Grouping expanded and collapsed rows in a tree structure: A method for viewing a tree structure can include retrieving, by a computer, the tree structure having a plurality of nodes for viewing on a display, receiving, by the computer, a user selection of a first node for expansion, receiving, by the computer, a user selection of a second node... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20130007657 - Method for quick response iconic tags on offline signage, documents and visual media: This invention discloses an improved method for tagging (10) offline signage, documents or visual media (11) with an iconic identifier (13) consisting of icons (14), symbols and alphanumeric characters (17) in various combinations next to a logo (12) of a hub website or application (21) where the tag's (10) iconic... Agent:

20130007659 - Representing an interest priority of an object to a user based on personal histories or social context: A method and apparatus assigns a quantative variable to each object (or set of objects) in a collection available to a user. The quantative variable is referred to as the Interest Priority Value (IPV). The IPV defines a range of states of the object, between ‘accessed’ and ‘unaccessed’, and is... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20130007660 - Touch gesture for detailed display: In general, the present disclosure is directed to techniques for displaying, e.g., events of multiple calendars or annotations in a word processor in a single view. In one example, a method includes, providing a first calendar and a second calendar, wherein the first calendar includes a first group of calendar... Agent: Google Inc.

20130007662 - Prioritization of urgent tasks on mobile devices: Application launching icons are prioritized and displayed on a mobile electronic device having a limited display area. How much time is available to a user for use of the device is determined, and any tasks that correspond to defined priorities are identified. The application launching icons are prioritized for display... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20130007661 - Systems and methods for generating and displaying user preference tag clouds: Systems and methods for generating and displaying user preferences in a tag cloud are provided in accordance with various embodiments of the present invention. A user preference tag cloud may be of any shape and size and may be generated using a stencil selected by a user. A user preference... Agent: United Video Properties, Inc.

20130007663 - Displaying content: A method comprises causing at least one of a set of content items to be displayed in a first region of a display; causing at least one of the set of content items to be displayed in a second region of the display; in response to an input in relation... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20130007664 - User interface for selecting a photo tag: There is disclosed a user interface for selecting a photo tag. In an embodiment, the user interface embodies a method of selecting a photo tag for a tagged photo, comprising: providing a tag entry field for entering a photo tag; in dependence upon a string entered by a user, displaying... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20130007665 - Systems and methods for displaying notifications received from multiple applications: Systems and methods are disclosed for displaying notifications received from multiple applications. In some embodiments, an electronic device can monitor notifications that are received from the multiple applications. Responsive to receiving the notifications, the electronic device can control the manner in which the notifications are displayed while the device is... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130007666 - Electronic device with touch screen device, method of moving function icon and computer readable storage media comprising computer executable instructions: An electronic device with a touch screen device selectively displaying one of a plurality of desktop screens is disclosed. Each desktop screen includes function icons and page icons associated with desktop screens. The electronic device further includes a function icon sensing module, a function icon moving module, a page icon... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen)co., Ltd.

20130007667 - People centric, cross service, content discovery system: A menu structure is provided which allows a user of a computing device to more easily consolidate and navigate images and/or albums regardless of their location. Moreover, the menu structure is dynamically tailored to individual users based on their previous interactions with the people appearing in the images/albums. The menu... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20130007668 - Multi-visor: managing applications in head mounted displays: A system and method are provided that enhances a user's experience when using a see-through near eye display device. A user interface is provided for a user to manage single or simultaneous applications in a head mounted device. Applications for the head mounted device may be activated or deactivated by... Agent:

20130007669 - System and method for editing interactive three-dimension multimedia, and online editing and exchanging architecture and method thereof: A system and method are provided to edit interactive three-dimensional multimedia. A user interface of the system is provided with an event level template that includes event series levels with multiple event developing points. Through the user interface, multiple interactive events related to a first character of the event developing... Agent:

20130007670 - Audio-visual navigation and communication dynamic memory architectures: According to one embodiment, a plurality of spatial publishing objects (SPOs) is provided in a multidimensional space in a user interface. Each of the plurality of spatial publishing objects is associated with digital media data from at least one digital media source. The user interface has a field for the... Agent: Aq Media, Inc.

20130007671 - Multi-faceted relationship hubs: Multi-faceted relationship hubs can support browsing an extensible set of relationship types from within a single tool window. A user can switch between relationship types within a single tool window without disrupting user flow by having to change context in a plurality of tool windows. Multiple instances of relationship hubs... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20130007672 - Methods and systems for correlating head movement with items displayed on a user interface: The present description discloses systems and methods for moving and selecting items in a row on a user interface in correlation with a user's head movements. One embodiment may include measuring an orientation of a user's head and communicating the measurement to a device. Next, the device can be configured... Agent: Google Inc.

20130007673 - Reposition physical media: A device including a touch component to detect a directional hand gesture, a media compartment to receive physical media, and a mechanism to reposition the physical media from the media compartment if the directional hand gesture is detected and if the media compartment includes the physical media.... Agent:

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