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David Kimbal Dorwin: Reducing time to first encrypted frame in a content stream. Google, Byrne Poh, July 4, 2017: US09697363 (3 worldwide citation)

Techniques are described for reducing time to decrypt a next encrypted frame in a content stream by optimizing a license/key acquisition process. When requesting content, a key identifier and/or license identifier may be included within a webpage using a link, script, or similar access point. When a ...


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Tobin E Farrand, William M Gillon, Kevin D Snow, William T Krein, David A Bryan: Security monitoring and control. Ooma, Carr & Ferrell, April 25, 2017: US09633547 (3 worldwide citation)

Systems, methods, and software for monitoring and controlling a security system for a structure are provided herein. An exemplary method may include receiving sensor data from at least one first peripheral, the sensor data associated with at least one of activity inside and activity outside of a str ...


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Tuomas Artman, Jyri Engestrom, Ulf Schwekendiek: Consumer device based point-of-sale. Groupon, Alston & Bird, February 21, 2017: US09576286 (3 worldwide citation)

Systems and related methods facilitating interactions between a merchant device, a central system and a consumer device are discussed herein. Wallet identifying data may be used to secure messages between the consumer device and the merchant device over a wireless link. For example, the merchant dev ...


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Gerard Dirk Smits: Holographic video capture and telepresence system. John W Branch, Lowe Graham Jones PLLC, November 7, 2017: US09813673 (3 worldwide citation)

The invention is directed to recording, transmitting, and displaying a three-dimensional image of a face of a user in a video stream. Reflected light from a curved or geometrically shaped screen is employed to provide multiple perspective views of the user's face that are transformed into the image, ...


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Ishay Sivan: System and method for controlling a camera based on processing an image captured by other camera. SNAPAID, May Patents c o Dorit Shem Tov, May 23, 2017: US09661215 (3 worldwide citation)

A device comprises a first digital camera having a first center line of sight and a second digital camera having a second center line of sight that is parallel and opposing the first camera. A method for controlling the first camera based on estimating the angular deviation between a person gaze dir ...


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Phillip Roberts, Ronald J J Hanson, Rudy Eugene Rawlins: Method of customizing a standardized IT policy. BlackBerry, Integral IP, Miriam Paton, Amy Scouten, April 11, 2017: US09621587 (3 worldwide citation)

A system and method are described herein for standardizing an IT policy that is used to configure devices operating on a network. An IT policy can be generated that applies to a group of users or to one or more special users without having to define and store a new IT policy for each special user. T ...


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Erik Christopher Chubb, Damon Vander Lind: Methods and systems for transitioning an aerial vehicle between hover flight and crosswind flight. X Development, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, May 2, 2017: US09637231 (3 worldwide citation)

A method involves operating an aerial vehicle in a hover-flight orientation. The aerial vehicle is connected to a tether that defines a tether sphere having a radius based on a length of the tether, and the tether is connected to a ground station. The method involves positioning the aerial vehicle a ...


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Saad Ahmad, Mahmoud Watfa, Guanzhou Wang: Method and apparatus for detecting and managing user plane congestion. InterDigital Patent Holdings, Julian F Santos, February 28, 2017: US09585054 (3 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for managing user plane congestion in a network are disclosed. A method performed by a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) for user plane congestion in a network includes receiving an indication from the network that user plane congestion exists in the network, transmitting ...


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Wanshi Chen, Peter Gaal, Juan Montojo, Ravi Palanki: Method and apparatus for supporting user equipments on different system bandwidths. Qualcomm, Paul Kuo, June 6, 2017: US09673952 (3 worldwide citation)

Techniques for supporting communication for different user equipments (UEs) on different system bandwidths are described. In one design, a base station transmits first control information to support communication for at least one first UE on a first system bandwidth and transmits second control info ...


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Evgeni P Gousev, Alok Govil, Jacek Maitan, Nelson Rasquinha, Venkat Rangan: Low-power always-on face detection, tracking, recognition and/or analysis using events-based vision sensor. QUALCOMM INCORPORATED, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, January 24, 2017: US09554100 (3 worldwide citation)

Techniques disclosed herein utilize a vision sensor that integrates a special-purpose camera with dedicated computer vision (CV) computation hardware and a dedicated low-power microprocessor for the purposes of detecting, tracking, recognizing, and/or analyzing subjects, objects, and scenes in the v ...