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GU Huanhuan, WARDEN James Paul, SHEYNMAN Arnold: [fr] DISPOSITIF ÉLECTRONIQUE COMPRENANT DISPOSITIF DAFFICHAGE TRIDIMENSIONNEL À DÉTECTION DES GESTES, [en] ELECTRONIC DEVICE INCLUDING THREE-DIMENSIONAL GESTURE DETECTING DISPLAY. BLACKBERRY, GU Huanhuan, WARDEN James Paul, SHEYNMAN Arnold, ZIMMERMAN Mark C, July 24, 2014: WO/2014/112994 (77 worldwide citation)

[en] An electronic device includes a display, a plurality of antennae arranged and constructed to emit a signal and to receive backscatter from the signal, and a processor operably coupled to the antennae to utilize the received backscatter to detect location and at least one of size and shape of an ...


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Ramaswamy Arun, Feininger William A: Methods and apparatus for transcoding metadata. Nielsen Media Research, Ramaswamy Arun, Feininger William A, ZIMMERMAN Mark C, July 22, 2004: WO/2004/061699 (27 worldwide citation)

A transcoder (22) is adapted to performed to transcoding of metadata to enable sharing and consumption of media content at dissimilar devices (12) that are coupled to a home network (10). The transcoder (22), which is also coupled to the home network (10), is adapted to receive media content and met ...


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Deng Kevin Keqiang: Methods and apparatus for audience measurement using global signature representation and matching. The Nielsen Company, ZIMMERMAN Mark C, February 19, 2009: WO/2009/023842 (15 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for audience measurement using global signature representation and matching are disclosed. An example method to determine whether a monitored media content presentation corresponds to a reference content source disclosed herein comprises creating a track corresponding to the re ...


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RYDENHAG Daniel Tobias, LESSING Robert Simon, LINDSAY Donald James, KAISER Devin Jay: [fr] DISPOSITIF ÉLECTRONIQUE ET PROCÉDÉ DE COMMANDE DÉCRAN, [en] ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING A DISPLAY. Research In Motion, RESEARCH IN MOTION TAT, RYDENHAG Daniel Tobias, LESSING Robert Simon, LINDSAY Donald James, KAISER Devin Jay, ZIMMERMAN Mark C, August 29, 2013: WO/2013/126078 (8 worldwide citation)

[en] A method comprises detecting, by a portable electronic device having a display, a gesture, selecting a category of selectable items based on the gesture. The method further comprises identifying one or more selectable items within the selected category to be displayed, and displaying the one or ...


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Ramaswamy Arun: Methods and apparatus to meter content exposure using closed caption information. The Nielsen Company, Ramaswamy Arun, ZIMMERMAN Mark C, December 21, 2007: WO/2007/146876 (6 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus to meter content exposure using closed caption information are disclosed. An example method comprises developing a keyword database of terms based on program guide descriptive of programs for a given time period, generating one or more values representative of likelihoods that ...


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LING Xinhua, ZHAO Xiaoming, FACCIN Stefano: PROCÉDÉS ET APPAREIL POUR OBTENIR LA CONTINUITÉ DE SERVICE EN COMMUTATION DE PAQUETS DURANT LOPÉRATION DE REPLI EN COMMUTATION DE CIRCUITS, METHODS AND APPARATUS TO PROVIDE PACKET SWITCHED SERVICE CONTINUITY DURING CIRCUIT SWITCHED FALLBACK OPERATION. Research In Motion, LING Xinhua, ZHAO Xiaoming, FACCIN Stefano, ZIMMERMAN Mark C, March 29, 2012: WO/2012/040251 (5 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus to provide packet switched service continuity during circuit switched fallback operation are described. One example method includes determining that a target system does not support packet switched handover; determining if non- 3GPP access for packet switched service is availab ...


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Cannon Lee E, O Donovan John P: Gaming machines and systems offering simultaneous play of multiple games and methods of gaming. Igt, ZIMMERMAN Mark C, December 12, 2002: WO/2002/099760 (3 worldwide citation)

Gaming apparatus and methods of conducting a wagering game of chance. A gaming machine is disclosed which is configured for mutually concurrent play of a plurality of games of chance on a single display screen. A method of conducting a wagering activity includes providing a player with a plurality o ...


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Topchy Alexander Pavlovich, Ramamswamy Arun, Srinivasan Venugopal: Methods and apparatus for generating signatures. Nielsen Media Research, ZIMMERMAN Mark C, September 11, 2009: WO/2009/110932 (3 worldwide citation)

Signaturing methods and apparatus as described. In one example, a signaturing method includes capturing an audio signal, applying a first window function to a portion of the captured audio signal to produce a first windowed audio block, applying a second window function to the portion of the capture ...


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Deng Kevin K: Methods and apparatus to measure media consumption. Nielsen Media Research, Deng Kevin K, ZIMMERMAN Mark C, April 7, 2005: WO/2005/032144 (2 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus to measure media consumption are disclosed. A disclosed apparatus (100) includes a sensor ( 110 and/or (112) to observe program characteristics in a media presentation, a processor (202) coupled to the sensor (110 and/or 112) and configured to detect the program characteristics ...


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Srinivasan Venugopal: Methods and apparatus to perform spread spectrum encoding and decoding for broadcast applications. Nielsen Media Research, Srinivasan Venugopal, ZIMMERMAN Mark C, November 11, 2004: WO/2004/098069 (2 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus to perform spread spectrum encoding and decoding (100) for broadcast communications are disclosed. In one example, a method of encoding (1300) data into program content may include determining a value of data to be encoded into the program content and inserting a first code int ...