Patents by Inventor Pooja Aggarwal

Pooja Aggarwal has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20140198618
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus are provided for determining room dimensions and layout. A method includes receiving an audio signal from at least one other detection apparatus. The method includes determining a spatial orientation of a detection apparatus along a substantially planar surface. The method includes calculating at least one dimension along the planar surface based in part on the received audio signal and the determined spatial orientation of the detection apparatus. Methods and apparatus are provided for determining room layout. The method includes detecting a mobile object in a first room. The method includes receiving an indication of detection of the mobile object in a second room subsequent to the detection in the first room. The method includes providing an indication that the first and second rooms are adjacent rooms based on the detection of the mobile object in the second room subsequent to the detection in the first room.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 13, 2013
    Publication date: July 17, 2014
    Applicant: QUALCOMM INCORPORATED
    Inventors: James B. CARY, Geoffrey C. WENGER, John D. BOYD, Michael J. MAGER, Pooja AGGARWAL
  • Patent number: 8677504
    Abstract: A method is disclosed for encrypting a multimedia file including parsing the multimedia file to identify a media data portion; encrypting the media data portion; and, combining the encrypted media data portion with a non-encrypted non-media data portion. A method is also disclosed for playing a multimedia file including parsing the multimedia file to identify an unencrypted metadata portion; using the unencrypted metadata portion to locate a position of interest in the media file, the position of interest having an associated encrypted media data portion; and, decrypting the associated encrypted media data portion. An apparatus for performing the methods is also disclosed herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2005
    Date of Patent: March 18, 2014
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Christopher Wingert, Pooja Aggarwal
  • Publication number: 20140033247
    Abstract: A method is disclosed for encrypting a multimedia file including parsing the multimedia file to identify a media data portion; encrypting the media data portion; and, combining the encrypted media data portion with a non-encrypted non-media data portion. A method is also disclosed for playing a multimedia file including parsing the multimedia file to identify an unencrypted metadata portion; using the unencrypted metadata portion to locate a position of interest in the media file, the position of interest having an associated encrypted media data portion; and, decrypting the associated encrypted media data portion. An apparatus for performing the methods is also disclosed herein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 2, 2013
    Publication date: January 30, 2014
    Applicant: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Christopher Wingert, Pooja Aggarwal
  • Publication number: 20130332165
    Abstract: A method for improving speech recognition by a speech recognition system includes obtaining a voice sample from a speaker; storing the voice sample of the speaker as a voice model in a voice model database; identifying an area from which sound matching the voice model for the speaker is coming; providing one or more audio signals corresponding to sound received from the identified area to the speech recognition system for processing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2012
    Publication date: December 12, 2013
    Applicant: QUALCOMM INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Jeffrey D. BECKLEY, Pooja AGGARWAL, Shivakumar BALASUBRAMANYAM
  • Publication number: 20130297318
    Abstract: A method of enabling speech commands in an application includes identifying, by a computer processor, a user interaction element within a resource of the application; extracting, by the computer processor, text associated with the identified user interaction element; generating, by the computer processor, a voice command corresponding to the extracted text; and adding the generated voice command to a grammar associated with the application.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 2, 2012
    Publication date: November 7, 2013
    Applicant: QUALCOMM INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Shivakumar BALASUBRAMANYAM, Jeffrey D. BECKLEY, Pooja AGGARWAL
  • Publication number: 20130014040
    Abstract: Systems, methods, devices, and computer program products are described for using context-aware recommendation techniques to facilitate content discovery on a mobile device platform. In particular, the context-aware recommendation techniques evaluate both a current device context and a social context to generate application relevance scores for each of a number of applications downloaded to a mobile device. Application representations on a graphical user interface (GUI) of the mobile device are rearranged, resized, and/or otherwise affected according to their respective application relevance scores. In certain configurations, one or more applications are pinned, thereby altering (e.g., reducing or eliminating) how changes in their respective application relevance scores affect display of their respective application representations on the GUI of the mobile device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 7, 2011
    Publication date: January 10, 2013
    Applicant: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Padmapriya Jagannathan, Jill S. Iwasaki, Pooja Aggarwal, Bennett M. King, Devarshi P. Shah, Roger M. Ruuspakka
  • Publication number: 20120221853
    Abstract: A Digital Rights Management (DRM) system provides a lightweight layering of encryption and decryption of keys that allows efficient use of different cryptographic techniques to effect the secure delivery of multimedia content. Asymmetric cryptography, where a public key is used to encrypt information that can only be decrypted by a matched private key, is used by the DRM system to deliver symmetric keys securely.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 7, 2012
    Publication date: August 30, 2012
    Applicant: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Christopher R. Wingert, Pooja Aggarwal
  • Patent number: 8233623
    Abstract: Methods and systems for blackout provisioning in a communication network. In an aspect, a method is provided for blackout provisioning in a distribution network. The method includes determining one or more affected regions, and generating a blackout key based an original key and the affected regions. The method also includes encrypting content with the blackout key to produce encrypted content, and transmitting the encrypted content and an encrypted version of the original key over the distribution network. An apparatus is provided for blackout provisioning that includes provisioning logic to determine one or more affected regions, a key generator to generate a blackout key based an original key and the affected regions, encryption logic to encrypt content with the blackout key to produce encrypted content, and a transmitter to transmit the encrypted content and an encrypted version of the original key over the distribution network.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 3, 2007
    Date of Patent: July 31, 2012
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Christopher R. Wingert, Pooja Aggarwal, Philip Michael Hawkes
  • Publication number: 20120191777
    Abstract: A method of determining a communications contact relevance for a user includes: analyzing stored contact information of a plurality of contacts with which the user can at least one of receive information from or transmit information to; analyzing context information relevant to likelihoods of imminent communication by the user with the contacts, the context information including information different from ones of the contacts with which the user most recently communicated, the context information further including present user context information and at least one of present context or historical context associated with each of the contacts, respectively; and determining the likelihoods of imminent communication between the user and the contacts based on the context information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 21, 2011
    Publication date: July 26, 2012
    Applicant: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Jill S. Iwasaki, Bennett M. King, Devarshi P. Shah, Padmapriya Jagannathan, Pooja Aggarwal, Roger M. Ruuspakka
  • Patent number: 8194859
    Abstract: A Digital Rights Management (DRM) system provides a lightweight layering of encryption and decryption of keys that allows efficient use of different cryptographic techniques to effect the secure delivery of multimedia content. Asymmetric cryptography, where a public key is used to encrypt information that can only be decrypted by a matched private key, is used by the DRM system to deliver symmetric keys securely.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2006
    Date of Patent: June 5, 2012
    Assignee: Qualcomm Incorporated
    Inventors: Christopher R. Wingert, Pooja Aggarwal
  • Publication number: 20090319329
    Abstract: A targeted-content-message-related profile for use with wireless access terminals (W-ATs) may be generated by one or more usage-related rules on the W-AT itself. The usage generate rules may be used by the W-AT to generate a user profile, with the usage-related rule providing a dynamic property to the user profile. All or part of the user profile may then be used as a targeted-content-message-related profile for targeting content messages.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2008
    Publication date: December 24, 2009
    Applicant: QUALCOMM INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Pooja Aggarwal, Dilip Krishnaswamy, Robert S. Daley, Patrik Lundqvist
  • Publication number: 20090216847
    Abstract: Methods and systems for determining a suitability for a mobile client to display information are disclosed. A particular exemplary method includes generating a first value for a first targeted content message based on at least a first weighted sum of first user profile attributes, a user profile attribute being a numeric quantity relating to at least one of a preference and a demographic of a user of the mobile client, comparing the first value with a stored list of second values related to respective stored messages in a cache memory of the mobile client to produce a comparison result; and updating the cache memory based on the comparison result by storing the first targeted content message in the cache memory if the comparison result indicates a higher desirability of the first targeted content message over at least one stored message.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 11, 2008
    Publication date: August 27, 2009
    Applicant: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Dilip KRISHNASWAMY, Pooja Aggarwal, Robert S. Daley, Martin Renschler, Patrik Lundqvist
  • Publication number: 20090125585
    Abstract: Methods and systems for determining a suitability for a mobile client to display information are disclosed. A particular exemplary method includes maintaining on the mobile client a list of first attributes relating to message cache misses of a cache memory located on the mobile client, receiving on the mobile client a set of target attributes associated with a target message, performing on the mobile client one or more matching operations between the first attributes and the target attributes to produce a matching result, and storing the target message in a cache in the mobile client dependant upon the matching result.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 11, 2008
    Publication date: May 14, 2009
    Applicant: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Dilip KRISHNASWAMY, Pooja Aggarwal
  • Publication number: 20090124241
    Abstract: Methods and systems for determining a suitability for a mobile client to display information are disclosed. For example, a method for determining a suitability for a mobile client to receive a targeted content message includes generating user profile data by the mobile client, receiving a set of target profile data associated with the targeted content message, the set of target profile data being descriptive of the targeted content message, comparing the user profile data with the target set of profile data to produce a set of confidence-level data, a target set of profile data describing the content of a respective targeted-content message, and storing the targeted content message in the mobile client based upon the set of confidence-level data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 11, 2008
    Publication date: May 14, 2009
    Applicant: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Dilip Krishnaswamy, Pooja Aggarwal, Robert S. Daley, Martin Renschler, Patrik Lundqvist
  • Publication number: 20090048977
    Abstract: A targeting-message profile may be obtained by a wireless access terminal (W-AT) by receiving a rule for establishing a user profile, synthesizing at least one profile attribute based on user behavior, and determining a need for further information based on the at least one profile attribute. Then, the W-AT may request the further information from an apparatus external to the W-AT, such as a server containing census information, receive the further information from the apparatus, and generate the profile based on the profile attributes and the further information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2008
    Publication date: February 19, 2009
    Applicant: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Pooja Aggarwal, Dilip Krishnaswamy, Robert S. Daley, Patrik Lundqvist
  • Publication number: 20090011740
    Abstract: A method for providing targeted content-messages on a wireless access terminal (W-AT) includes receiving metadata concerning a pool of content-messages from a remote apparatus, filtering the metadata based on a user profile on the W-AT to select at least one specific content-message, and receiving the at least one specific content-message from the pool of content-messages.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2008
    Publication date: January 8, 2009
    Applicant: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Pooja Aggarwal, Dilip Krishnaswamy, Robert S. Daley, Patrik Lundqvist
  • Publication number: 20090011744
    Abstract: Methods and systems for receiving targeted content messages on a wireless access terminal (W-AT) are disclosed. For example, a particular method may include selecting at least one reception time based on a user profile and a targeted content message delivery schedule, and receiving a targeted content message at the selected reception time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2008
    Publication date: January 8, 2009
    Applicant: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Robert S. Daley, Pooja Aggarwal, Dilip Krishnaswamy, Patrik Lundqvist
  • Publication number: 20090012861
    Abstract: Various systems and methods for of generating a user profile for use in providing targeted-content-messages to a wireless access terminal (W-AT) are disclosed. For example, a user profile with at least one profile element may be provided to the W-AT, and a profile confidence level for the profile element may be also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2008
    Publication date: January 8, 2009
    Applicant: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Dilip Krishnaswamy, Pooja Aggarwal, Robert S. Daley, Patrik Lundqvist
  • Publication number: 20090013024
    Abstract: Methods and systems for providing user information from a wireless access terminal (W-AT) to a remote apparatus without revealing a primary identity of the user of the W-AT include generating an alternate user identifier for the W-AT, and providing the alternate user identifier and first information related to targeted-content-message information and/or user profile information to the remote apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2008
    Publication date: January 8, 2009
    Applicant: QUALCOMM INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Pooja Aggarwal, Dilip Krishnaswamy, Robert S. Daley, Patrik Lundqvist
  • Publication number: 20090013051
    Abstract: Information transfer methods for exchange of information with a wireless access terminal (W-AT) includes receiving a first message from the W-AT, the first message including first information provided by the W-AT and an address of the W-AT capable of identifying the W-AT, converting the first message to an anonymized message by replacing the W-AT address with a transaction identifier (ID), transmitting the anonymized message to a remote server, receiving a first response from the remote server, the first response having response information and the anonymized address information, converting the first response to a second response by replacing the transaction ID with the W-AT address, and transmitting the second response to the W-AT.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2008
    Publication date: January 8, 2009
    Applicant: QUALCOMM INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Martin Renschler, Pooja Aggarwal, Dilip Krishnaswamy, Robert S. Daley, Patrik Lundqvist