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Method for counting steps taken by a user
A method of counting steps of a user employs a first device, e.g. a personal activity monitor 1) and a second device, e.g. a smartphone 2) which communicate...
Method for processing data received and an electronic device thereof
A method for operating a first electronic device is provided. The method includes receiving data from a second electronic device in short-range radio...
Evaluating wireless network access connections via near field
Evaluating wireless network access connections via near field communications, including: identifying, by a requesting device, one or more network connections...
The invention relates to apparatuses, a method, computer programs and computer-readable media for controlling mode change from a normal cellular communication...
Surround sound effects provided by cell phones
Systems and methods that reproduce surround sound effects from an audio source are described. Wireless communication devices form a wireless network in which...
Wireless environment interference diagnostic hearing assistance device
Disclosed herein, among other things, are methods and apparatus for wireless interference diagnostic hearing assistance device systems. One aspect of the...
Method for automatic activation and deactivation of a binaural hearing
system and binaural hearing system
A method of operation saves energy during the operation of a binaural hearing system having a left-hand hearing device and a right-hand hearing device. The...
Distributed beamforming based on message passing
Methods and systems are provided for implementing a distributed algorithm for beam-forming (e.g., MVDR beam-forming) using a message-passing algorithm. The...
Dynamic microphone and method of forming back-side air chamber
A dynamic microphone which prevents a wall forming a back-side air chamber from having a certain resonance frequency and effectively prevents the generation of...
Sharing of custom audio processing parameters
Personal audio systems and methods are disclosed. The personal audio system includes a processor configured to generate a processed ambient audio stream by...
Communication generation using sparse indicators and sensor data
Techniques, systems, and products for analyzing sparse indicators and sensor data and generating communications are disclosed. The sensors may be associated...
Method for the efficient transmission of data
In a method for transmitting data from a sensor to a processor via at least one communication medium in a communication network, a sensor value of the sensor is...
Patch panel cable retention mechanisms
A device and a system may facilitate access to communication connectors, adapters, and/or ports that are supported within a housing, e.g., a rack or cabinet....
System and method for creating and displaying recipient gifts for display
at a venue display
A venue display system displayings recipient gifts for display at the venue display and includes a server that communicates with a box and includes a processor...
User commentary systems and methods
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving program content and data describing program content from a content source, and automatically identifying, based...
Method and apparatus for providing a mobile video blog service
A method and apparatus for providing a mobile video blog (vlog) service in a communication network are disclosed. For example, the method captures video content...
Method and apparatus for presenting media content
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a mobile communication device having a controller to receive a...
Information distribution method, computer program, information
distribution apparatus and mobile communication...
Provided are: an information providing system, an information providing method and a computer program, which are able to detect a position on a screen of a...
Method of operating one or more controllable devices in dependence upon
commands received from a mobile device...
A system controller for operating one or more controllable devices in dependence upon commands received from a mobile device includes a first communication...
Video broadcasting with geolocation
A video hosting system is provided for storing and managing broadcasts. A user device communicates with the video hosting system to create or join a broadcast....
Method for signaling a gradual temporal layer access picture
An electronic device for encoding a picture is described. The electronic device includes a processor and instructions stored in memory that are in electronic...
Device and method for scalable coding of video information
An apparatus configured to code video information includes a memory unit and a processor in communication with the memory unit. The memory unit is configured to...
Signaling three-dimensional video information in communication networks
Embodiments of the present disclosure describe devices, methods, computer-readable media and systems configurations for signaling stereoscopic three-dimensional...
Wireless entrance communication device
A device for communicating including a housing including a camera, a microphone, a speaker, a button, a battery, a sensor, non-volatile memory, a processor, and...
Real-time visual customer support enablement system and method
Disclosed is a system and method for providing real-time visual customer support. In one embodiment, the present system is configured to enhance native phone...
Adaptive video streaming for communication sessions
A computer-implemented method, computer program product, and computing system is provided for managing quality of experience for video conferences. In an...
Videoconference equipment monitoring system
A videoconference equipment monitoring system that continuously monitors and diagnoses the health of the system's network and devices using vendor-agnostic...
Combining installed audio-visual sensors with ad-hoc mobile audio-visual
sensors for smart meeting rooms
A method of combining data streams from fixed audio-visual sensors with data streams from personal mobile devices including, forming a communication link with...
Apparatus and method for effectively implementing a wireless television
An apparatus and method for effectively implementing a wireless television system may include a communications processor and a transmitter device that combine...
Imaging apparatus, client apparatus, imaging system, method for
controlling imaging apparatus, method for...
An imaging apparatus connectable to a client apparatus via a network includes an imaging optical system, an image sensor, an infrared cut filter (IRCF) driving...
Image capturing apparatus capable of specifying an object in image data
based on object detection, motion...
An image capturing apparatus comprises a communication unit configured to communicate with an external apparatus, an image capturing unit configured to generate...
Predetermined-area management system, communication method, and computer
A predetermined-area management system is configured to communicate with a communication terminal. The predetermined-area management system includes: a storage...
Image processing apparatus, communication condition setting method
An image processing apparatus includes a speed detecting portion and a communication condition setting portion. The speed detecting portion performs wireless...
Device management apparatus, device management system, recording medium,
and device management method that...
A device management apparatus includes a communication processing circuit and a service support processing circuit. The communication processing circuit...
Cost allocation for derived data usage
A system and method that allows for information relating to data and communication resource usage to be gathered and analyzed such that particular data...
Method and apparatus for providing data and telephony services
A digital subscriber line modem comprises a first part operable to operate in accordance with a high bandwidth Digital Subscriber Line protocol and a second...
System and method for optimizing timing of responses to customer
A system and method for optimizing timing of responses to customer communications comprises a contact center and an operations center. The operations center...
System, method, and computer readable medium for routing an agent to a
preferred communications platform
A system, method, and computer readable medium for routing an agent to a preferred communications platform comprises accessing a server comprising a routing...
Using graphical text analysis to facilitate communication between
customers and customer service representatives
Embodiments relate to facilitating communications between customers and customer service representatives. A method for facilitating communications between...
Conveying device information to application server servicing computing
device associated with a communication
When authorized, a user of a computing device, such as a smart phone, may place a communication using an originating number that is different from the number...
Systems and methods for endpoint recording using a media application
Embodiments of the present invention provide systems and methods for recording media communication. An exemplary method comprises the steps of: receiving an...
Monitoring voice over internet protocol (VolP) quality during an ongoing
A method for calculating a mean opinion score (MOS) during an ongoing Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) call is provided. The method may include determining a...
Standard mobile communication device distraction prevention and safety
Methods and systems for providing standardized mobile device distraction prevention and safety protocols are disclosed. In particular, an embodiment of a method...
Inter-device communication system, apparatus and control method therefor
The present invention relates to an inter-device communication system, an apparatus and a control method therefor that determines compliance with driver...
System and method for remote control of appliances utilizing mobile
A system and method are provided for using location information associated with wireless devices. The system includes a wireless device, a location system, and...
Remote interface device for vehicular remote control
A remote operation system remotely controls a vehicle. The system may include a RF receiver and a remote interface device. The RF receiver resides in the...
Communications with wearable devices
Systems and methods for communications with wearable devices are provided. Information may be stored in memory regarding user preferences, which may indicate...
A portable messaging device is provided that can display visual messages and communicate with additional messaging devices via a local area network. The...
Guaranteed in-order packet delivery
Circuitry to provide in-order packet delivery. A packet descriptor including a sequence number is received. It is determined in which of three ranges the...
Method and system for managing network communications
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example avoiding data copy and task switching by processing protocol headers of...