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US20140074568 Universal Recognition Platform  
A platform for universal recognition (UR) is described. A consumer has one or more UR numbers, each of which is uniquely recognizable within the UR platform. During a transaction with a merchant,...
8670178 Imaging distal end of multimode fiber  
Where a multimode fiber is used for light delivery in a microscope system and a transverse distribution of light exiting a distal end of the fiber is substantially uniform, the distal end is...
D700717 Combined flashing and drainage track  
8653964 Anticipatory responses to commands  
Responsive to intercepting an outbound command, a command interceptor may, upon determining that the command is associated with a particular category of commands, transmit an anticipatory response...
8640966 Smart card session optimization  
A command destined for a smart card is received. If the command is of a state-altering type that places the smart card in a known state, it is relayed to a smart card reader unless the smart card...
8631490 Altering sampling rate to thwart attacks that involve analyzing hardware sensor output  
A hardware sensor and a hardware user-input component are integrated in a portable electronic device. The hardware sensor is operable to produce hardware sensor output indicative of orientation or...
8619715 Global virtual local area network for voice communication sessions in a wireless local area network  
A communication network has a first wireless access point (AP) in a first subnet segment and a second wireless AP in a second subnet segment, and provides a virtual local area network (VLAN) which...
8615086 Key agreement and re-keying over a bidirectional communication path  
A key agreement method is carried out by a first system in conjunction with a second system over a bidirectional communication path, including generating a first key pair having a first public key...
8595365 Handling virtual private network connections over a wireless local area network  
A wireless local area network ‘WLAN’ client device has one or more virtual private network ‘VPN’ profiles defined therein. In response to the WLAN client device connecting to a WLAN, a user of the...
8594063 Limited-use data rates in a wireless local area network  
A wireless access point supports data rates and advertises an indication of a minimum data rate for advertisement. Those of the supported data rates that are less than the minimum data rate for...
8590022 Authentication using a wireless mobile communication device  
An authentication scheme may be used to decide whether to permit access to a user account access to which is controlled by a network resource server. An initial portion of a password is received...
8583809 Destroying a secure session maintained by a server on behalf of a connection owner  
A method and system for establishing a secure over-the-air (OTA) connection between a connection owner and a server, the connection owner being associated with a wireless device connected to the...
8565736 Wireless communication device and remote user interface device with automatic disconnect apparatus and method  
A portable communication device, such as a cellular telephone, communicates via a wireless communication link with a remote user interface device, such as a hands-free interface. The portable...
8555135 Incremental redundancy with resegmentation  
Different transmissions based on different content blocks which were segmented from the same digital content according to different segmentation schemes, where each of the content blocks has any...
8550342 Controlling connectivity of a wireless smart card reader  
A system includes a wireless-enabled smart card reader able to be connected concurrently to at least two devices and a mobile device able to be connected wirelessly to the smart card reader and to...
8543822 Device authentication  
A first device in possession of a value is able to determine, without communicating the value and without communicating any information from which the value can be identified, whether a second...
8540164 Answer to reset (ATR) pushing  
A smart card reader receives an Answer to Reset (ATR) from a smart card and transmits the ATR over a communication link to a computing device without waiting for an ATR request from the computing...
8527770 System and method for provisioning device certificates  
A method is provided for provisioning a device certificate on a device. The device is configured to communicate wirelessly with a plurality of backend servers via a communication network. The...
8515453 Estimating a location of a mobile device  
The approximate location of a directed cell of a cellular network is calculated based on locations in the vicinity of which mobile devices were able to detect the directed cell. A mobile device is...
8509191 Reducing handoff latency in a wireless local area network through an activation alert that affects a power state of a receiving mesh access point  
If a handoff by a mobile station currently associated with a particular access point is probable, then the particular access point sends an activation alert to one or more other access points. An...
8499160 Public key encryption with digital signature scheme  
An improved encryption and digital signature system and method in accordance with the invention reuses an encryption ephemeral key pair from an encryption process in a digital signature process....
8496175 System and method for improving smart card reader reconnections  
Upon recognizing a loss of a first connection to a computing apparatus, such as a personal computer, a smart card reader may maintain an open session with a smart card and may associate an...
8495235 System and method for music resource connection, selection and rating for providing a radio like user listening experience  
A novel and useful system and method of automatic resource connection, selection and rating for providing a radio like listening experience to a user. The mechanism is operative to automatically...
8483111 Resource allocation and outage control for renewable energy WLAN infrastructure mesh node  
A mesh node of an infrastructure wireless local area network ‘WLAN’ is coupled to a battery which is coupled to a device that is able to harness energy from a source of renewable energy. Energy...
8474029 Method and system of user authentication using a portable authenticator  
Systems and methods are provided for facilitating access to an electronic device. Password information is stored on the electronic device, and on a portable authenticator. When a user attempts to...
8472978 WLAN network information caching  
A WLAN client device maintains a history of profile-location associations. An association links a profile stored in the client device with a location in the vicinity of which the client device was...
8458382 Smart card set protocol optimization  
A method of facilitating communications between a computer device and a smart card reader having an associated smart card, the computer device including a smart card resource manager and a smart...
8457689 Handheld electronic device with dedicated standby key  
A handheld electronic device comprises a dedicated standby key for initiating a standby mode in the handheld electronic device. The handheld electronic device further comprises means for disabling...
8452281 Adjustment of background scanning interval based on network usage  
In a Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN), roaming from one access point to another by a mobile station without interruption to network service may be facilitated by frequently performing background...
8451728 Adaptive voice packetization  
A method is presented for adapting the packet size for VoIP communications, determined on-the-fly by the total network delay inherent at the time of packet transmission. If network delays are...
8448875 Secure use of externally stored data  
A smart card reader is adapted to extract and store authentication data from a response APDU received from a smart card before generating a filtered response APDU, wherein the filtered response...
8442232 Deleting confidential information used to secure a communication link  
A system includes a first wireless-enabled device that transparently stores confidential information and a second wireless-enabled device that stores the same confidential information. The...
8427991 Handling wrong WEP key and related battery drain and communication exchange failures  
A power reduction mechanism in a mobile communications device detects the use of a wrong WEP encryption key in the establishment of a WLAN connection between the mobile device and an access point...
8424760 Alerting a smart card reader of probable wireless communication  
A wireless device may alert a wireless smart card reader that communication of data between the wireless device and the wireless smart card reader is probably imminent by sending an activation...
8406169 Scanning groups of profiles of wireless local area networks  
Two or more connection profiles stored in a wireless device are partitioned into two or more groups, each group having a different number of sleep intervals associated therewith. The number of...
8385988 Reducing WLAN power consumption on a mobile device utilizing a cellular radio interface  
A system and method of reducing the WLAN power consumption and limiting battery drain of a mobile communications device is provided. The mechanism continuously monitors for changes in the WLAN and...
8385941 Estimating a location of a mobile device  
The approximate location of a directed cell of a cellular network is calculated based on locations in the vicinity of which mobile devices were able to detect the directed cell. A mobile device is...
8379615 Power saving in a device compatible with cellular and WLAN networks  
A mobile communication device is able to communicate with wireless local area network and with a cellular network. A communication system is able to route a communication session between the...
8379134 Object detection and selection using gesture recognition  
Object detection and selection for use in a device having digital camera functionality is described. The mechanism detects the occurrence of a gesture by a pointing member in an image frame...
8363596 Power saving via variable listen intervals in a WLAN  
A wireless client device is associated with an access point in an association having a value for a listen interval parameter. The wireless client device determines, according to predefined...
8353308 Inflatable fluid conduit plug  
An inflatable conduit plug is used to seal a conduit such as a floor drain or an air vent. The conduit plug includes a shroud that is removably sealed within the conduit so that fluids pass...
US20130010353 Multi-Mode Fiber Optically Coupling a Radiation Source Module to a Multi-Focal Confocal Microscope  
A multi-mode optical fiber delivers light from a radiation source to a multi-focal confocal microscope with reasonable efficiency. A core diameter of the multi-mode fiber is selected such that an...
8347354 Restricting access to hardware for which a driver is installed on a computer  
Users of a computer are prevented from directly accessing certain hardware for which a driver is installed on the computer. The users are provided a limited, indirect manner to access the hardware...
8346312 Battery authorization server  
A mobile communication device is capable of communicating with a battery authorization server. Determining an authorization status of a smart battery currently powering the mobile communication...
8346247 Soliciting first party in communication session to maintain call when degradation of connection to second party is anticipated  
A system and method are provided for monitoring the quality of a communication session with a mobile device. Should the communication session degrade, rather than dropping the communication...
8341411 Enabling use of a certificate stored in a smart card  
If a smart card is to be used for a particular purpose, and there is no certificate initialized on the smart card for this purpose, a computerized device enables a user to select one of the...
8328093 Controlling connectivity of a wireless smart card reader  
A system includes a wireless-enabled smart card reader able to be connected concurrently to at least two devices and a mobile device able to be connected wirelessly to the smart card reader and to...
8316416 Securely using a display to exchange information  
A first device has a display that is able to show information. The information is to be exchanged with a second device. The information is cleared from the display following receipt of an...
8301964 Incremental redundancy with resegmentation  
Different transmissions based on different content blocks which were segmented from the same digital content according to different segmentation schemes, where each of the content blocks has any...
8292189 System and method for improving smart card reader reconnections  
Upon recognizing a loss of a first connection to a computing apparatus, such as a personal computer, a smart card reader may maintain an open session with a smart card and may associate an...

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