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Management apparatus, management system, object management method, and
computer-readable storage medium
A management apparatus includes a search part that requests a plurality of communication devices to search for a terminal device to obtain search information...
Image sensor apparatus and method for embedding recoverable data on image
sensor pixel arrays
An image sensor apparatus is disclosed. The image sensor apparatus includes an image sensor for generating image data in a pixel array corresponding to an...
Feature-based watermark localization in digital capture systems
The present disclosures relates generally to digital watermarking and data hiding. One claim recites a method comprising: obtaining data representing captured...
Image processing apparatus, image forming apparatus, image processing
method, and non-transitory computer...
An image processing apparatus includes a difference detector that detects a difference between two images according to a set detection condition, a receiving...
Line based image processing and flexible memory system
Techniques are provided to implement line based processing of thermal images and a flexible memory system. In one example, individual lines of a thermal image...
Sheet-fed scanner and image scanning method using the same
A sheet-fed scanner comprising a scan channel, a feeding unit, a transmitting unit, a background sheet, a background light source and a scan module is provided....
Light guide, illuminating device for image reading, and image reading
A light guide for use in an image reading apparatus. The light guide extends in a predetermined direction. The light guide comprises an emitting surface,...
Image handling apparatus, image processing system, image process
controlling method, and image process...
An image handling apparatus is disclosed, including an operation panel, hardware resources, a transferring part, and an image generation controlling part. The...
Detachable scanning and supporting module of 3D printer
A 3D printer includes a machine body, a printing platform, a scanning and driving module, and a scanning and supporting module. The machine body has a bottom...
Interactive user interface for capturing a document in an image signal
Devices, methods, and software are disclosed for an interactive user interface for capturing a frame of image data having a representation of a feature. In an...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus of the present invention includes: a skew correction unit configured to correct skew feeding of a recording material and convey the...
Image forming apparatus
An image forming apparatus including: a sheet feeding portion configured to feed a sheet to a sheet conveying path; an image forming portion configured to form...
Image processing apparatus including first image processing section
performing first image processing on image...
An image processing apparatus includes: a segmentation process section which performs a segmentation process on the image data; and a spatial filter section...
Systems and methods for display of regulatory information related to
Provided are embodiments of systems and methods related to labeling, and more particular to labeling that may be guided by regulatory requirements. A system...
Image reproducing method and digital processing machine using such method
An image reproducing method for a digital processing machine is provided. The image reproducing method includes the following steps: scanning an original to...
Magnetic data processing device and printing apparatus having the same
A magnetic data processing device includes a magnetic head configured to read data from or write data to a magnetic stripe extending in a first direction on a...
Method to associate mobile device with printer
Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a method comprising providing a printing device, providing, to the printing device, a two-dimensional bar code...
Portable projection capture device
In one example, a portable projection capture device includes a digital camera and a projector mounted below the camera. The camera defines a capture area on a...
Electronic device and recording medium that support operation of users
Provided is an electronic device including a user operation procedure storage processing part and a user operation procedure re-executing part. The user...
Device sharing processing of input data with an external information
A device includes an input unit configured to input first data; a reduction unit configured to perform a part of a first process for the first data inputted by...
Information processing device and recording medium that ensures reduced
count of times of band processing
An information processing device includes a communication circuit, a storage circuit, a communications control circuit, a spool circuit, a RIP processing...
Image forming apparatus and method for saving resources and improving user
An image forming apparatus and a method thereof are disclosed. The image forming apparatus comprises: a first interface unit, which includes a first port and a...
Electronic apparatus having automatically activated WiFi direct function,
print controlling method, and...
An electronic apparatus includes a network manager to deactivate a WiFi Direct function of the electronic apparatus when an application to perform a print job...
Changing in real-time the perspective of objects captured in images
Capturing an image of an object from a captured perspective and creating a plurality of candidate object areas. Each candidate object area potentially enclosing...
Method of giving the user information and portable device
The invention relates to a method of giving the user information on the operation of a portable device, and a portable device. In the method, an event that...
Application layer integration into a multi-rat access and handover
A wireless communication device communicating with a serving base station in a wireless communication environment may have one or more applications running....
Method, network node and application service for making available call
detail records in an IP multimedia...
The present invention relates to a method of operating a network node (e.g. an MGCF) in a telecommunications network system during a call, wherein the call has...
Charging method, authentication method, charging device, and
A charging method, an authentication method, a charging device, and an authentication device. The charging method includes receiving a service unit request sent...
Multimode multicarrier modem system and method of communication over the
An alternative approach to coping with the ever increasing demand for faster communications hardware is to design modems that are capable of operating its...
Echo removal techniques are described. As part of the echo removal, an adaptive model estimate of the echo in a received audio signal is determined using an...
Long term monitoring of transmission and voice activity patterns for
regulating gain control
The present document relates to audio communication systems. In particular, the present document relates to the control of the level of audio signals within...
Method and apparatus for calling terminal to join conference
A method and an apparatus for calling a terminal to join a conference, related to the field of communications technologies, resolving a problem that a process...
Embodiments are configured to provide reminders associated with communications and other events. In an embodiment, components of a communication system can...
Automated response system providing customized prompts based on user
One embodiment provides a device comprising at least one processor, and a storage device storing instructions that when executed by the at least one processor...
System and method for establishing voice and data connection
A system and method for improved voice and data communication is described. One embodiment includes a method for data communication with an end user, the method...
Real-time call center call monitoring and analysis
Systems and methods are provided for analyzing conversations between customers and call center agents in real-time. An agent may be located at an agent station...
Dialing telephone numbers in a contact center based on a dial-type
A contact center dialing a telephone number to a destination party, such as a debtor, may discover that the number is obsolete, e.g., the number has been...
Dialing a telephone number subject to an autodialer prohibition in a
A contact center dialing a telephone number to a destination party, such as a debtor, may discover that the number is subject to a prohibition of being...
Systems and methods for visual presentation and selection of IVR menu
Embodiments of the invention provide a system for generating an Interactive Voice Response (IVR) database, the system comprising a processor and a memory...
Communicating availability of a mobile device
Embodiments described herein provide approaches for communicating availability of a mobile device. Specifically, at least one approach includes: determining a...
Interjurisdictional recording mechanism
The present invention provides a system for recording an interaction including, a telephone call between a caller and a digital processing system placed over an...
Computer control of online social interactions based on conversation
A method for computer control of online social interactions based on conversation processing. A portion of a conversation with a given user is recorded, stored...
Method and device for identifying telephone call
The present disclosure relates to a method and a device for identifying a telephone call. The method includes: determining whether a second telephone of an...
Telecommunication call management and monitoring system with voiceprint
A secure telephone call management system is provided for authenticating users of a telephone system in an institutional facility. Authentication of the users...
Echo path change detector with robustness to double talk
An echo path change detector may be used to control the rate of adaptation in an acoustic echo canceller. When echo path change is declared, the rate of...
Portable terminal and lock state cancellation method
A mobile phone 10 comprises a display 14, a touch panel 16, etc., and can set a lock state restricting performance of predetermined processing based on a touch...
Above-lock camera access
Apparatus and methods are disclosed for allowing smart phone users to "capture the moment" by allowing easy access to a camera application when a mobile device...
Thermal control method and thermal control system
The invention provides a thermal control method and a thermal control system. The thermal control method comprises: detecting a temperature variance of a...
Wearable device and method for controlling the same
A smart watch including a wireless communication unit configured to provide wireless communication; a battery configured to supply power to the smart watch; a...
Mobile terminal displaying application execution icon groups for
corresponding predetermined events
A mobile terminal including a display module; and a controller configured to display information related to a predetermined event and a first application...