Particular Code Pattern Patents (Class 235/494)
  • Patent number: 11989618
    Abstract: A two-dimensional code processing method and a device. The method includes: obtaining, by a first electronic device, two-dimensional code information displayed by a second electronic device; obtaining first scenario information, where the first scenario information is scenario information related to the first electronic device; determining two-dimensional code data and second scenario information based on the two-dimensional code information, where the second scenario information is scenario information related to the second electronic device; and when determining that the first scenario information and the second scenario information meet a preset condition, performing, by the first electronic device, preset processing on the two-dimensional code data. The scenario information of the two electronic devices that need to perform two-dimensional code interaction is compared, and further, two-dimensional code verification is completed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2022
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2024
    Inventors: Zhangkai Zhang, Jianxin Peng, Peng Zhang, Lian Wang
  • Patent number: 11961076
    Abstract: There is provided a transaction device comprising a chip enclosure comprising a readable reference code; a chip embedded in the chip enclosure, the chip having the reference code stored therein; wherein the chip is configured to generate a cryptographically signed version of the reference code stored in the chip upon receipt of a request message, such that the reference code can be retrieved from the cryptographically signed version of the reference code for comparison with the readable reference code. There is also provided a method of a manufacturing a transaction device, wherein the method comprises storing a reference code in a chip; positioning the chip on a chip enclosure; embedding the chip in the chip enclosure; and applying the reference code to the chip enclosure in a readable format.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2024
    Inventors: Alan Mushing, Fernando Lourenco
  • Patent number: 11960621
    Abstract: Systems and methods for protecting privacy for safety, comfort, and infotainment of one or more occupants of an autonomous vehicle are disclosed. For example, the system may capture image data indicative of an interior of the autonomous vehicle via one or more cameras integrated with the autonomous vehicle. The captured image data is then transformed to remove personal identification information of the one or more occupants, and the transformed image data may be analyzed to identify a concern, e.g., an occupant safety concern or a vehicle safety concern. The level of concern may be determined, and a mitigation strategy may be deployed based on the safety concern identified.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 9, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2024
    Assignee: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Raj Sohmshetty, Vikas Rajendra, Scott Mayberry
  • Patent number: 11948377
    Abstract: A device includes a processor, a machine-readable memory, and an optical capture device coupled to the processor. The processor generates a unique identifier of an object in view of the capture device. The unique identifier includes encoded information to locate a region of interest on the object, and a digital fingerprint extracted from the region of interest, locally encoding intrinsic authentication data of the object in the unique identifier. A reverse process for identification and or authentication of an object may be implement by locating an identifier on an object, recovering encoded information from the identifier, using that information to locate a region of interest, digital fingerprinting the located region of interest, and comparing the digital fingerprint to the digital fingerprint encoded in the unique identifier to obtain and present a result, without reliance on any exogenous database.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 5, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: Alitheon, Inc.
    Inventor: David Justin Ross
  • Patent number: 11948030
    Abstract: Various implementations disclosed herein include devices, systems, and methods for verifying that an image includes a complete code of a time-varying visual marker that displays codes sequentially on a display. In some implementations, the verification determines that the image include a complete code rather than combinations of sequentially-displayed codes that may be included in an image based on use of a rolling shutter (e.g., in a camera of a detecting electronic device). In some implementations, the verification involves comparing a first verification portion of an image to a second opposing verification portion of an image. Various implementations disclosed herein include devices, systems, and methods for modifying image capture parameters (e.g., frame rate) to ensure capture of all codes of a time-varying visual marker.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2023
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Anselm Grundhoefer, Arun Srivatsan Rangaprasad
  • Patent number: 11948029
    Abstract: A client device collects immunization data includes a type of immunization given to an individual and a date that the immunization was provided to the individual. The client device converts immunization data into a numeric string, where the numeric string as converted comprises an encrypted payload portion and a mode indicator portion. The client device generates a two-dimensional machine-readable identifier using the numeric string. A reader device reads the two-dimensional machine-readable identifier and accesses the numeric string. The reader device converts at least a portion of the numeric string comprising the immunization data into a predetermined format for importing into an electronic health record (EHR).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: Wonderhealth, LLC
    Inventors: Kenneth Hill, Katherine S. Hill
  • Patent number: 11941467
    Abstract: A display device includes a cover window comprising a flat portion and a curved portion connected to the flat portion; a printed layer disposed across the flat portion and the curved portion of the cover window; a buffer layer provided on the printed layer; a code printed layer provided on the buffer layer; and a plurality of grooves penetrating through the code printed layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2024
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Kyong Bin Jin
  • Patent number: 11941468
    Abstract: A secure indicator includes a substrate, a barcode symbol that has a plurality of barcode modules provided on the substrate, and a security material positioned proximate the barcode symbol on the substrate. The security material is configured to be activated by irradiation at one or more predetermined activation wavelengths. Additionally, the barcode symbol is configured to be read (i) before the security material is activated and (ii) while the security material is activated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2023
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2024
    Inventors: Marielle K. Smith, Jessica Bicek, Mohannad Abdo, Gene A. Hofer
  • Patent number: 11926863
    Abstract: A method of analyzing single biological particles, such as cells or nuclei, that maintains the single biological particles in a state of relative isolation during decrosslinking and subsequent processing is provided. In the case of cells, the method prevents cellular analytes from each individual cell from leaving the cell site and diffusing toward adjacent cells, while permitting transmission of a decrosslinking agent, followed by processing of the cellular analytes from the individual cells by barcoding and/or imaging of the cellular analytes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2024
    Assignee: 10x Genomics, Inc.
    Inventor: Stephane Claude Boutet
  • Patent number: 11930074
    Abstract: A device, a method, and a non-transitory computer readable medium for distributing content to a plurality of nodes on a computer network are disclosed. The method includes dividing the content into a plurality of information groups, each of the information groups including a mutually exclusive subset of information pieces of the content, encoding the information pieces included in each of the plurality of information groups based on a combination of the information pieces included in the respective information group and a plurality of coefficients associated with the information pieces included in the respective information group, and distributing the encoded information pieces to the plurality of nodes on the computer network, wherein each of the information pieces is encoded into one of three types of information pieces.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2024
    Inventors: Anas A. Abu Dagga, Ashraf S. Mahmoud, Marwan H. Abu Amara, Tarek R. Sheltami
  • Patent number: 11922264
    Abstract: A system for determining a load status of an asset container, comprising: a first tape node having a first low-power wireless-communications interface and a first camera, the first tape node operable to capture and transmit a first image; and a second tape node, comprising: a second camera; a second low-power wireless-communication interface; a processor; and memory communicatively coupled with the processor and storing machine-readable instructions that, when executed by the processor, cause the processor to: receive, from the first tape node, the first image; capture a second image using the second camera; perform computer vision techniques on the first and second images to generate the load status of the asset container; and transmit the load status to a nearby node.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2024
    Inventors: Hendrik J. Volkerink, Ajay Khoche
  • Patent number: 11915077
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a code authentication service maintains a mapping of uniform resource locators and key information embedded into codes. The code authentication service receives, from a requesting device, a domain name system resolution request for a particular uniform resource locator. The code authentication service determines, based on the mapping, whether the domain name system resolution request is associated with valid key information for the particular uniform resource locator. The code authentication service provides, to the requesting device, a domain name system resolution response that indicates an address associated with the particular uniform resource locator, when the code authentication service determines that the domain name system resolution request includes valid key information for the particular uniform resource locator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2024
    Inventors: Joel Abraham Obstfeld, Pete Rai, Marcelo Yannuzzi
  • Patent number: 11915098
    Abstract: A method includes obtaining, by a first computing device of a multi-part code system, a first portion of a code from a network computing device. The network computing device generated the first portion of the code and a second portion of the code from the code. The method further includes displaying the first portion of the code on a code display area of an interactive display of the first computing device and instructing a user of the first computing device to position the first computing device near the second portion of the code such that the first and second portions of the code align. When the first portion of the code is aligned with the second portion of the code, the method further includes producing the code and sending a finalize interaction notification to the network computing device. The finalize interaction notification includes information from the produced code.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2024
    Assignee: Flexa Inc.
    Inventors: Trevor Filter, Zachary Kilgore, Tyler Robert Spalding
  • Patent number: 11907782
    Abstract: Among other concepts, this disclosure describes a thermal/optical/electronic authentication system (covert or non-covert) for device/system implementations. The authentication system may be based on different design parameters such as i) materials composition, ii) thickness of material, iii) geometry of material, iv) external effects including use of an external DC bias and curing, etc. The authentication testbeds can be configured to include one or more inks. Using such methods as discussed herein, the authentication can be broadened to include near-IR (700-900 nm), short wave IR (1-2.6 mm), and UVA (300-400 nm) or any spectrum. Printed resistors are very difficult to duplicate without Ag-BST13 ink. If necessary, a printed resistor network on a respective substrate can be hidden using a layer of non-sintered Ag-BST13 (non-conductive).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2024
    Assignee: University of Massachusetts
    Inventors: Edward D. Kingsley, Oshadha K. Ranasingha, Andrew M. Luce, Alkim Akyurtlu, Craig A. Armiento, Yuri A. Piro
  • Patent number: 11907894
    Abstract: A cabinet that securely stores items in cabinet drawers using preconfigured nests. The drawers can be reconfigured using one or more dividers to divide the drawers into two or more compartments. The cabinet has cameras mounted to it and uses images to determine if a compartment contains an item and other information. In some embodiments, features are implemented to closely monitor the self-serve access and removal of items from the cabinet. Features can include the incorporation of serialization of items and automated tracking of items in a bulk item stocked in the cabinet. Features can also include multimode access such as allowing users to quickly access contents of the cabinet while for example providing graphical illustrations based on information about the stock in a supporting database.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2024
    Assignee: FFF Enterprises, Inc.
    Inventors: Kenneth Shay Reid, Connor Ramm
  • Patent number: 11900194
    Abstract: The technology described herein generates a unique identifier for a visual media that comprises pre-printed visual indications on the visual media and a user's handwritten signature. The location of the signature on the visual media can be determined by including preprinted fiducial marks on the visual media. The fiducial markers act as landmarks that allow the size and location of the signature to be determined in absolute terms. The unique identifier is then stored in computer memory on a user-experience server. The user-experience server can associate the unique identifier with a digital asset, such as an image or video, designated by the user. When the unique identifier is provided to the user-experience server a second time, the digital asset can be retrieved and output to the computing device that provided the unique identifier.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Assignee: Hallmark Cards, Incorporated
    Inventors: Scott A. Schimke, Jennifer R. Garbos, David Niel Johnson
  • Patent number: 11899747
    Abstract: Various embodiments are generally directed to techniques for embedding a data object into a multidimensional frame, such as for training an autoencoder to generate latent space representations of the data object based on the multidimensional frame, for instance. Additionally, in one or more embodiments latent space representations of data objects may be classified, such as with a machine learning algorithm. Some embodiments are particularly directed to embedding a data object comprising a plurality of object entries into a three-dimensional (3D) frame.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 28, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Assignee: Capital One Services, LLC
    Inventors: Austin Grant Walters, Jeremy Edward Goodsitt, Mark Louis Watson, Anh Truong
  • Patent number: 11893433
    Abstract: Apparatus and methods for mining a Uniform Resource Locator (“URL”) are provided. A method according to the embodiments includes generating a quick-response (“QR”) code including a data zone, a position detection pattern and an environmental zone. The method further includes storing an application programming interface (“API”) in a memory. The API is for retrieving a Uniform Resource Locator (“URL”) from a selected location. The URL includes a logo. The method also includes building the data zone, the position detection pattern and the environmental zone of the QR code based on the URL—and creating dark and light color categorization of a plurality of colors derived from the URL.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2023
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2024
    Assignee: the dtx company
    Inventors: Nathaniel Kanefield, Sumer P. Rathinam, Matthew Ritonia, Jacob M. Skinner
  • Patent number: 11895284
    Abstract: A color chart is for performing color adjustment on an image forming apparatus. The color chart includes identification information and a color adjustment patch. The identification information is on an image forming apparatus to which color adjustment is to be applied. The color adjustment patch includes a plurality of color patches for performing color adjustment on the image forming apparatus indicated by the identification information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2024
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Hideyuki Kihara, Yuta Nagata, Yusuke Taneda
  • Patent number: 11881082
    Abstract: A system that utilizes a lighted bezel of a player tracking unit to indicate to a player different wireless connection statuses of a mobile device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 23, 2024
    Assignee: IGT
    Inventors: Erik B. Petersen, Kevin Higgins
  • Patent number: 11861438
    Abstract: Technology is described for providing and using a thermo-sensitive payment card. An example payment card comprises a card substrate and a personalization layer overlaying the card substrate. The personalization layer includes a first region and a second region surrounding the first region. The first region includes an account number associated with an account of a user, and the account of the user is maintained by a payment service system that issues the payment card. At least one of the first region or the second region comprises a thermochromic ink such that application of heat to the first region or the second region having the thermochromic ink causes a change in color of the personalization layer so as to reveal the account number.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2024
    Assignee: Block, Inc.
    Inventors: Kyle Fletcher, Ashutosh Dhodapkar
  • Patent number: 11853825
    Abstract: Systems/techniques that can facilitate video/animated QR codes are provided. In various aspects, a processor can identify a QR code. In various instances, the processor can decompose the QR code into a static fragment and a plurality of dynamic fragments. The static fragment can be a portion of the QR code that contains sufficient information to facilitate an online transaction, whereas the plurality of dynamic fragments can be a plurality of portions of the QR code that collectively contain sufficient information to facilitate an offline transaction. In various instances, the processor can sequentially render a plurality of frames on an electronic display, where each frame depicts the static fragment and a corresponding one of the plurality of dynamic fragments. Accordingly, a point-of-sale device can facilitate an online transaction by scanning one frame rendered by the processor, and/or can facilitate an offline transaction by scanning all frames rendered by the processor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2023
    Assignee: PayPal, Inc.
    Inventors: Oscar Charles Edward Sanderson, Patrick Babcock, Laura Clark, Rajvijay Govindaraju
  • Patent number: 11829819
    Abstract: A printing apparatus includes a transport unit, a printing unit, a reading unit, and a control unit configured to control the transport unit and the printing unit to perform first printing processing and second printing processing, wherein the control unit prints, in the first printing processing, a code group including a first code of a first size and a second code of a second size larger than the first size on a first medium that is the medium, acquires reading data that is a result of reading, by the reading unit, of the code group printed on the first medium, determines a code size to be adopted for the second printing processing based on the reading data, and, in the second printing processing, prints a third code of the code size on a medium of the same type as that of the first medium.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2022
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2023
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Atsushi Nagahara, Shinichi Arazaki
  • Patent number: 11830116
    Abstract: An interactive data object map system is disclosed in which large amounts of geographical, geospatial, and other types of data, geodata, objects, features, and/or metadata are efficiently presented to a user on a map interface. The interactive data object map system allows for rapid and deep analysis of various objects, features, and/or metadata by the user. A layer ontology may be displayed to the user. In various embodiments, when the user rolls a selection cursor over an object/feature an outline of the object/feature is displayed. Selection of an object/feature may cause display of metadata associated with that object/feature. The interactive data object map system may automatically generate feature/object lists and/or histograms based on selections made by the user. The user may perform geosearches, generate heatmaps, and/or perform keyword searches, among other actions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 1, 2022
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2023
    Assignee: Palantir Technologies Inc.
    Inventors: Dan Cervelli, Cai GoGwilt, Bobby Prochnow
  • Patent number: 11826806
    Abstract: A coil made of a coiled metal strip, in particular an aluminum strip, having a marking on a flat side of the metal strip. In order to be able, inter alia, to clearly identify the strip segments severed from the coil it is proposed that the marking, for allocating strip segments severed from the coil to the coil and the original position of the marking on the coil, comprises an information track, preferably extending across the entire strip length of the metal strip having a de-Bruijn sequence of successively arranged words of said de-Bruijn sequence or from a subset of the words of said de-Bruijn sequence.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2023
    Assignee: Austria Metall GmbH
    Inventor: Werner Aumayr
  • Patent number: 11829816
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method for applying a marking on an object according to image data, wherein the image data comprises pixels with first pixel values and pixels with second pixel values, and wherein the marking to be produced comprises several cells, each cell corresponding to one pixel of the image data, in which at least one light beam is emitted with light emitting means; a deflection direction of scanning means for deflecting the light beam is scanned over the object; when the deflection direction points at a cell corresponding to a pixel with a first pixel value, the light emitting means are activated to produce a mark in that cell; and; when the deflection direction points at a cell corresponding to a pixel with a second pixel value, the light emitting means are deactivated to leave that cell blank.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2023
    Inventor: Peter J. Kueckendahl
  • Patent number: 11807028
    Abstract: A full-color protected document, and methods and systems for making same, secured by a removable Scratch-Off Coating, where the protection against document alteration and/or copy type attacks is provided by digitally imaging Benday patterns and/or digital imaged background patterns around the variable indicia. By printing Benday patterns and/or imaged background using the same process color imagers, usability and integrity of the protected document are achieved relative to the consumer's perspective while at the same time providing a more secure, less expensive, and more aesthetically pleasing document design.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2022
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2023
    Assignee: IGT Global Solutions Corporation
    Inventors: Joseph Brandimore, Kenneth E. Irwin, Jr., Amy Kathleen Pettis
  • Patent number: 11793928
    Abstract: A system for regulating fluid flow having a processor configured to reduce image noise is provided. The system includes an image sensor to capture an image of the drip chamber. The processor captures the image of the drip chamber using the image sensor, performs an edge detection on the image to generate a first processed image, and performs a Boolean-operation on a pixel on a first side of an axis of the first processed image with a corresponding pixel on a second side of the axis of the first processed image to generate a second processed image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 20, 2022
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2023
    Assignee: DEKA Products Limited Partnership
    Inventors: Bob D. Peret, Derek G. Kane, Dean Kamen, Colin H. Murphy, John M. Kerwin
  • Patent number: 11797799
    Abstract: Described herein are systems and methods for transferring data corresponding to scannable codes. A first device can transmit, responsive to identifying that a user of the first device copied data, an indication to a service that the first device copied the data. The indication can cause the service to enable a second device to paste the data copied from the first device. The first device can receive a request to copy the data from the first device to paste on the second device of the user. The first device can display, responsive to the request, a scannable code corresponding to the copied data to be scanned by a camera of the second device to enable the user of the second device to paste the copied data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2023
    Inventor: Manbinder Pal Singh
  • Patent number: 11790476
    Abstract: Provided is an apparatus for preventing a content leak, including: a view request receiving unit for receiving a content view request for view target content to obtain content viewer information; a marker form determining unit for determining a marker form regarding a location of the view target content where a marker for each character is added, according to the content viewer information; a marking method determining unit for determining a marking method regarding a type or order of markers added to the marker form; and a modified content generating unit for generating modified content by adding, to the view target content, one or more markers corresponding to the content viewer information, based on the marker form and the marking method.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 17, 2023
    Assignee: NAVER WEBTOON LTD.
    Inventors: Choong Hyun Seo, Sang Min Park, Jin Seo Lee, Yo Seob Lee, Seung Ik Kim
  • Patent number: 11781922
    Abstract: An activatable quality label operative to provide an indication of exceedance of a temperature threshold following activation thereof at a temperature less than or equal to an activation temperature, including a readable indicator located on the quality label and operative, following activation of the quality label at or below the activation temperature, to readably indicate exceedance of the temperature threshold, an actuator element operative to activate the quality label and indicia at least partially formed by thermochromic ink, the thermochromic ink having a first visual appearance at temperatures less than or equal to the activation temperature and a second visual appearance at temperatures above the activation temperature, such that a visual appearance of the indicia is indicative of whether the quality label is at a temperature less than or equal to the activation temperature and hence may be activated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2023
    Assignee: Varcode Ltd.
    Inventor: Yaron Nemet
  • Patent number: 11775794
    Abstract: Biometric sensor module for a chip card, and method for producing such a module Method for producing a biometric sensor module for a chip card, including steps of providing a dielectric carrier including a front face and a back face, the front face being coated with an electrically conductive layer in which a bezel is formed, at least one conductive via being made in the thickness of the carrier to electrically connect the bezel to the back face, producing a protective layer on the front face, covering a protection area located inside the bezel, and attaching a biometric sensor for detecting fingerprints to the back face, a detection area covered by the sensor on the back face being placed opposite the protection area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2023
    Assignee: Linxens Holding
    Inventors: Christophe Mathieu, Claire Laurens De Lopez
  • Patent number: 11756051
    Abstract: This disclosure relates to a system and method for custom made medical devices life cycle management, the life cycle management of the medical devices include tracking of material and procedure to be used in additive manufacturing of the medical device and analyzing design risk as per the raw material and the design specification. Further, it includes to identify potential hazards based upon the materials, their interactions and effect on process to be followed. An artificial intelligence (AI) enabled model is trained with one or more sample datasets pertaining to a plurality of materials to be used in the additive manufacturing to audit design, to determine materials to be used, and to generate a unique code to be used to label the manufactured medical device. A smart contract of blockchain is configured to record received input and update with new points for regulatory compliance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2021
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2023
    Inventors: Ashish Omprakash Indani, Saurabh Das, Devraj Goulikar, Biswamohan Routray
  • Patent number: 11748586
    Abstract: Methods, systems, and devices are provided for authentication system configured to authenticate a document. According to one aspect, the system can receive image capture data including one or more virtual images of the document. The system can detect one or more identification indicators in the one or more virtual images. The system can detect one or more authentication indicators in the one or more virtual images. And the system can detect whether the document is authentic based on a result including analyzing the one or more identification indicators and analyzing the one or more authentication indicators.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 5, 2023
    Assignee: Berbix LLC
    Inventors: Eric Levine, Stephen Kirkham
  • Patent number: 11741328
    Abstract: This disclosure relates to technology for embedding machine-readable labels (“MRLs”) into digital media files. Digital media files may be presented on different screen sizes, having different resolutions, different frame refresh rates and other display properties. Each screen may therefore present an MRL differently, potentially negatively impacting scan-ability of the presented MRL. Systems disclosed herein receive a set of design choices for an MRL. The systems may resize pre-existing content in one or more video frames of the media file and create a space within each video frame for displaying the MRL. The systems may render a resultant video file for a target screen size that includes a reliably scannable MRL embedded in the video frame(s).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2022
    Date of Patent: August 29, 2023
    Assignee: the dtx company
    Inventor: David Benjamin Schwarzberg
  • Patent number: 11727237
    Abstract: This disclosure relates to a communication system where a user can use a smart phone to scan a tag, such as a QR code, to retrieve a weblink. The weblink is unique and associated with the location of the tag, which may also be the location of an unpersonalised device, such as a video projector or other A/V equipment. Therefore, when the mobile phone connects to the weblink, the webserver can retrieve information associated with this particular unique code. This information is now specific to the location of the tag and may even include information about the unpersonalised device. The operator receives the information when the communication channel is established and therefore knows exactly what the subject of the call will be. Further, the call can be automatically routed to the most appropriate operator without audio menus to be navigated by the user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2022
    Date of Patent: August 15, 2023
    Inventor: Adam Gottlieb
  • Patent number: 11727225
    Abstract: An encoding method is illustrated. The method includes receiving data to be encoded onto a storage media, wherein the data corresponds to an item and is assigned to a data category. Further, the method includes parsing data into a plurality of data portions, based on one or more first characteristics associated with each of one or more characters in the data. The method further includes encoding, by the processor, the plurality of data portions using a plurality of encoding schemes, to generate a data packet, such that a first data portion of the plurality of data portions is encoded using a first encoding scheme of the plurality of encoding schemes and a second data portion of the plurality of data portions is encoded using a second encoding scheme of the plurality of encoding schemes, wherein the first encoding scheme is different from the second encoding scheme. Furthermore, the method includes transmitting the data packet, wherein the data packet is configured to be stored in the storage media.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 15, 2023
    Inventors: Rene Martinez, Shashidhar Ramamurthy, James Peternel
  • Patent number: 11720531
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are various embodiments for a system for the automatic creation of database objects. An embodiment operates by receiving an image of a definition of an unknown type of database object to be created in a database. A first keyword of one or more keywords is identified in a text of the image, wherein the text includes one or more values associated with the first keyword. It is determined that the unknown type of database object corresponds to the first type of database object based on the identified keyword. A database object of the first type of database object is generated for the database based on the one or more values.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 8, 2023
    Assignee: SAP SE
    Inventor: Vinutha Yediyur VaradarajaIyengar
  • Patent number: 11715094
    Abstract: A device may determine information that identifies a location of a projectable transaction card that is capable of being used to conduct a transaction associated with a merchant. The device may determine that the location of the projectable transaction card matches a location associated with the merchant. The device may identify a virtual transaction number that is unique to the merchant, previously associated with the merchant, unique to an account associated with the projectable transaction card, and to be used in conducting the transaction. The device may provide the virtual transaction number for display on a display screen of the projectable transaction card. The virtual transaction number may not be displayed on the display screen of the projectable transaction card prior to a determination that the location of the projectable transaction card matches the location associated with the merchant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 1, 2023
    Assignee: Capital One Services, LLC
    Inventor: Sam Taffer
  • Patent number: 11693493
    Abstract: The present invention provides a dot film, a multi-layers optic sheet comprising the dot film, and a smart electric board having the multi-layers optic sheet attached thereto, the dot film comprising: a base layer made of a synthetic resin; a resin layer coated with a resin mixture on the rear surface of the base layer; and a dot layer on which fine dots are formed by printing such that a printing material permeates the resin layer, wherein the dot layer has a plurality of dots formed therewith which are spaced apart from each other at crossing points of virtual grid lines, and has location information encrypted therein so as to determine location information of an electronic pen when writing with the electronic pen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 4, 2023
    Assignee: DIPSONE TECH INC.
    Inventor: Hae Rang Choi
  • Patent number: 11682006
    Abstract: A method of protecting transactions in a card processing system from fraud comprises issuing a payment card having a first PAN number, a second PAN number and at least one of a magnetic strip or a smart chip. The first PAN number is encoded in machine readable language on each of the at least one of the magnetic strip or the smart chip and not displayed in human readable form on the payment card. The second PAN number is displayed in human readable form on the payment card and is not encoded in machine readable language on either of the at least one of the magnetic strip or the smart chip. The first PAN number is valid in the card processing system only for card-must-be-present transactions and the second PAN number is valid in the card processing system only for card-not-present transactions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 20, 2023
    Assignee: Digipay, LLC
    Inventor: Lon Varns
  • Patent number: 11683468
    Abstract: Technologies are generally described for coordination of structured light-based image detectors. In some examples, one or more structured light sources may be configured to project sets of points onto the scene. The sets of points may be arranged into disjoint sets of geometrical shapes such as lines, where each geometrical shape includes a subset of the points projected by an illumination source. A relative position and or a color of the points in each geometrical shape may encode an identification code with which each illumination source may be identified. Thus, even when the point clouds projected by each of the illumination sources overlap, the geometrical shapes may still be detected, and thereby a corresponding illumination source may be identified. A depth map may then be estimated based on stereovision principles or depth-from-focus principles by one or more image detectors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 20, 2023
    Assignee: Empire Technology Development LLC
    Inventor: Harm Stefan Cronie
  • Patent number: 11681887
    Abstract: A color bar code comprising a code block is disclosed. The code block comprises: a header region, comprising a specific color; and a code region, comprising at least two code color bars with different color kinds, wherein a color sequence of the code color bars indicates a code. The code color bars form concentric layers surrounding the header region. Such color bar code can comprise more information and the contained therein is more easily to be acquired. A code determining system which can determine the code in the color bar code is also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2022
    Date of Patent: June 20, 2023
    Assignee: PixArt Imaging Inc.
    Inventor: Shu-Sian Yang
  • Patent number: 11675989
    Abstract: Systems and methods for custom functional patterns for optical barcodes are provided. In example embodiments, image data of an image is received from a user device. A candidate shape feature of the image is extracted from the image data. A determination is made that the shape feature satisfies a shape feature rule. In response to the candidate shape feature satisfying the shape feature rule, a custom graphic in the image is identified by comparing the candidate shape feature with a reference shape feature of the custom graphic. In response to identifying the custom graphic, data encoded in a portion of the image is decoded.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2022
    Date of Patent: June 13, 2023
    Assignee: Snap Inc.
    Inventors: Landon Anderton, Garrett Gee, Ryan Hornberger, Kirk Ouimet, Kameron Sheffield, Benjamin Turley
  • Patent number: 11660899
    Abstract: A method for laser-marking an iron-based sintered body includes a first step of forming with a first laser beam a plurality of dotted recesses with a predetermined depth in an identification mark area of a surface of an iron-based sintered body, and a second step of flattening with a second laser beam the surface within the identification mark area other than the dotted recesses. The first laser beam has an irradiation energy per unit area greater than an irradiation energy per unit area of the second laser beam.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 30, 2023
    Inventors: Hiroaki Terai, Masayuki Tauchi, Kenji Nawachi
  • Patent number: 11664986
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a system including a tangible token comprising a single integrated transparent gemstone produced by fusing together a first transparent gemstone and a second transparent gemstone, a first internal side of the first transparent gemstone is etched with information pertaining to a blockchain, and the information comprises at least a private key, a public key, and an address, the first internal side of the first transparent gemstone is aligned with a second internal side of the second transparent gemstone, and the aligning encapsulates the information within a perimeter of the second internal side such that the information does not extend beyond the perimeter. The system includes a computing device that executes instructions to: read the information, validate, via a network and the address, the public key and private key are associated with the blockchain, and present an indication of whether or not the information is validated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2022
    Date of Patent: May 30, 2023
    Assignee: EllansaLabs Inc.
    Inventor: Omar Besim Hakim
  • Patent number: 11662579
    Abstract: A combiner lens system includes a lens and a lightguide in stack with the lens. The lightguide carries one or more electrically conductive traces. A detector circuit is electrically coupled to the one or more electrically conductive traces to form an electrical circuit. The detector circuit monitors the electrical circuit for an open circuit or a short circuit and generates an output signal that is indicative of a state of the electrical circuit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 11, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 30, 2023
    Assignee: GOOGLE LLC
    Inventors: Shreyas Potnis, Kevin Orr, Kai Xu
  • Patent number: 11653176
    Abstract: Methods and systems of interacting in a social media environment involving display of an augmented reality user interface including display of an area captured via a camera of a mobile device and a virtual object overlaid on the display of the area representing a content item of a user that is not physically located at that area. The availability of items to access in an area via the augmented reality user interface may be selectively limited by privacy settings of a user, matching of users by profile content, and otherwise.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 16, 2023
    Assignee: Flying Eye Reality, Inc.
    Inventor: Raymond Charles Shingler
  • Patent number: 11645488
    Abstract: Provided is a Device, a System, applications and an associated Ecosystem for the consistent and reliable production, creation, generation, management and utilization of two-dimensional (‘2D’) barcodes (‘Codes’) featuring embedded Images, designating the alignment position and alignment size of the embedding Images in 2D Codes and enabling the corresponding outputted Code files by the Device System to be downloaded and or showcased digitally within all forms of digital advertising, media, television, mobile telephony and the world wide web as well as integrated with the production processes for consumer products and packaged goods, printed products, merchandise and other items featuring such 2D Codes creating a public telecommunications platform and or private intranet services featuring a searchable database, directory and or registry of the 2D Codes with embedded Images that have been created by, produced by and outputted by the Device or System.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2022
    Date of Patent: May 9, 2023
    Assignee: 4GQR LLC
    Inventors: Koji Sakahashi, Bryan Schaffner
  • Patent number: 11644457
    Abstract: A device (10), a substance measuring device (100), a process, a computer program, a camera (200) and a cell phone are provided for the unique and individual identification of a substance measuring device (100) of a test subject (300). The device (10) includes an optical identifier (12).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 9, 2023
    Assignee: Dräger Safety AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Matthias Willner, Alexander Sarcinelli, Stefan Morley