Electrical Means For Recording Examinee's Response Patents (Class 434/362)
  • Patent number: 11563752
    Abstract: A system, method, and computer-readable medium are disclosed for performing a security operation. The security operation includes: monitoring an entity to identify a behavior enacted by the entity, the monitoring observing at least one electronically-observable data source; deriving an observable based upon the behavior enacted by the entity, the observable comprising event information corresponding to a behavior enacted by the entity; identifying an indicator of behavior from the event information corresponding to the behavior enacted by the entity, the indicator of behavior providing an abstracted description of an inferred intent associated with the behavior enacted by the entity; associating a security persona with the entity based upon the indicator of behavior, the security persona comprising a group of entity behaviors associated with a particular security risk use case; and, performing the security operation, the security operation using the security persona associated with the entity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2023
    Assignee: Forcepoint LLC
    Inventors: Raffael Marty, Nicolas Christian Fischbach
  • Patent number: 11561649
    Abstract: An operation judgment method for an interactive touch system, which is applied by a first electronic device in cooperation with a second electronic device. The first electronic device receives a projected image from the second electronic device. The projected image is displayed on a display surface of the first electronic device. The operation judgment method includes steps S1 to S3. Step S1 generates a plurality of touch feature information corresponding to a plurality of touchpoints according to a touch action. Each touch feature information includes a plurality of eigenvalues, and the touch feature information is stored in a touch register module, wherein the first touch feature information of each touch action is the initial touchpoint. Step S2 sequentially analyzes the touch feature information to generate a first command or a second command. Step performs a corresponding operation according to the first command or the second command.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2023
    Assignee: AVER INFORMATION INC.
    Inventors: Chao-Hung Chang, Chia-Feng Wu, Yun-Long Sie, Cheng-Cheng Yu
  • Patent number: 11558213
    Abstract: A method, computer system, and a computer program product for deep tagging a recorded review session is provided. The present invention may include identifying a recording segment referencing an artifact in a recorded review session. The present invention may also include generating a bi-directional link between the identified recording segment and the referenced artifact.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 17, 2023
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Manus Kevin McHugh, Schuyler Bruce Matthews, Lisa Seacat DeLuca, Sarika Budhiraja
  • Patent number: 11546351
    Abstract: A system, method, and computer-readable medium are disclosed for performing a security operation. The security operation includes: monitoring an entity, the monitoring observing at least one electronically-observable data source; deriving an observable based upon the monitoring of the electronically-observable data source; associating a human factor with the entity; identifying an event of analytic utility, the event of analytic utility being derived from the observable from the electronic data source; analyzing the event of analytic utility, the analyzing the event of analytic utility taking into account the human factor associated with the entity enacting the event of analytic utility; and, performing the security operation in response to the analyzing the event of analytic utility, the security operation comprising a human factor risk operation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 3, 2023
    Assignee: Forcepoint LLC
    Inventors: Raffael Marty, Nicolas Christian Fischbach
  • Patent number: 11544605
    Abstract: A question and answer (QA) system, computer program product, and computer-implemented method configured to determine an answer to a question that includes a measurement value. In one example, the QA system receives a question and analyzes the question to identify a measurement value specified in the question. The QA system determines relevant passages to the question. The QA system assigns a measurement value confidence score to a relevant passage based on a comparison of the measurement value specified in the question and a second measurement value specified in the relevant passage. The QA system determines an order of the relevant passages using the measurement value confidence score of each of the relevant passages. The QA system determines an answer to the question based on the order of the relevant passages.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 3, 2023
    Assignee: INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kyle M. Brake, Stephen A. Boxwell, Keith G. Frost, Stanley J. Vernier
  • Patent number: 11526373
    Abstract: Concepts and technologies directed to agentless personal firewall security in virtualized datacenters are disclosed herein. Embodiments can include a computer system that can host a hypervisor via a memory and a processor. Upon execution, the processor can cause the computer system to perform operations. The operations can include receiving an inbound communication request to a virtual machine associated with the hypervisor. The operations also can include identifying a virtual port associated with the virtual machine based on the inbound communication request. The operations can include determining that the inbound communication request lacks an identity of a virtual application process that executes on the virtual machine. The operation also can include building a virtual machine memory map. The operation also can include forcing exposure of the virtual application process based on the virtual machine memory map.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 13, 2022
    Assignee: Interwise Ltd.
    Inventors: Sofia Belikovetsky, Ofer HaCohen
  • Patent number: 11528305
    Abstract: This application relates to the communications field, and disclose an information exchange method and a terminal. The method includes: determining target content in a current interface according to an operation instruction entered by a topic initiator for the current interface; determining a discussion topic title based on the target content, and setting up a topic discussion group; adding a topic participant to the topic discussion group based on the target content and/or the discussion topic title; and receiving discussion content entered by the topic initiator and/or the topic participant, and displaying the discussion content.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 13, 2022
    Assignee: HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shaolei Wang, Ren Li, Yuanfeng Chu
  • Patent number: 11528307
    Abstract: Near real-time collaborative media production by parties located remotely from each other is facilitated by the described methods. Automated dialog replacement with voice talent, editing system operator, and director located remotely from each other is supported by generating synchronized near real-time feeds for the operator and director. Pre-recorded media played back from the editing system is streamed without delay to the talent. A pre-recorded media feed is also delayed to synchronize it with the incoming talent stream, which was recorded in sync with the pre-recorded media stream when received by the talent. The synchronized feed is output to the operator and streamed to the director. Talkback channels and webcam video with appropriate synchronization delays support communication among the parties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 13, 2022
    Assignee: AVID TECHNOLOGY, INC.
    Inventors: Christopher M. Winsor, Paul Vercellotti, Jeffrey A. Lomicka, Timothy H. Claman
  • Patent number: 11514808
    Abstract: A data collection, display, and report generation platform has a first input interface configured to present a learning module comprising a series of questions and answers on a plurality of successive question/answer screens comprising a plurality of radio buttons, at least one of the radio buttons configured to accept both a first input action and a subsequent second input action, each providing a different visual indication. The first and second input action each indicate a different confidence level of a learner's answer. A display dashboard displays a plurality of data visualizations of metrics of misinformation and struggle of plurality of learners based on a plurality of answers collected through the first input interface, and comprises one or more bar graph displays, one or more heat map displays, and one or more sorting tools configured to alter the one or more bar graph displays or one or more heat map displays.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2022
    Assignee: Knowledge Factor, Inc.
    Inventors: Robert Burgin, Nicholas Hjort, Charles J. Smith, Matthew Jensen Hays
  • Patent number: 11508252
    Abstract: Systems and methods for automatic generation of a content presentation plan are disclosed herein. The method can include receiving content identification information, retrieving objective information for the one or several objectives identified for inclusion in a content presentation plan, identifying at least one prerequisite skill for completion of at least one of the one or several objectives, generating at least one remediation question configured to delineate between users having mastery of the at least one prerequisite skill and users not having mastery of the at least one prerequisite skill, pre-selecting remedial content for providing to users identified as not having mastery of the at least one prerequisite skill, selecting objective content corresponding to the at least one objectives, and creating a content presentation plan containing the at least one remediation question, the remedial content, and the objective content.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2022
    Assignee: PEARSON EDUCATION, INC.
    Inventors: Vivek Govil, Wayne Press, Jennifer Walsh
  • Patent number: 11475784
    Abstract: In the existing processes for the creation and distribution of content such as question papers, there are multiple stages where human intervention is required which leads to huge scope of paper leakage and malpractice. In addition to that these processes require huge manpower and high costs for the distribution of content. A method and system for securely distributing the content in an examination has been provided. The system provides a green paper device that keep the content only accessible for a defined duration and cannot be copied or printed through any medium. The device can be used in invigilator mode as master paper device and the examination mode as receiving paper device. The system also includes a content authoring engine for securely creating or authoring content. The content is transferred from the content authoring engine to the cloud server and to master paper device in a password protected encrypted format.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 18, 2022
    Assignee: TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES LIMITED
    Inventors: Viral Prakash Shah, Rishi Setiya, Shobhit Shukla
  • Patent number: 11475222
    Abstract: A controller accesses an initial taxonomy for a domain comprising one or more existing terms for the domain identified in a hierarchical structure. The controller analyzes a corpus documents for a domain to identify a selection of one or more documents with glossaries. The controller extracts, from the glossaries, one or more pairs each comprising a term and a definition. The controller attempts to map a respective term of each of the one or more pairs into the initial taxonomy for the domain based on text of a respective definition of each of the one or more pairs to generate an updated taxonomy for the domain.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 18, 2022
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Charles E. Beller, Andrew Doyle, Edward G. Katz, Alexander C. Tonetti
  • Patent number: 11462119
    Abstract: In one embodiment, the invention discloses a method for adapting educational content. The method comprises generating data for each of a plurality of students, the data pertaining to an aspect of the student's interaction with an educational system; combining the generated data to form a combined data set; analyzing the combined data set to identify clusters, each representing similar students according to a mathematical model; and adapting the educational system to provide a customized learning experience for a particular student based on an identified cluster.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2022
    Assignee: DreamBox Learning, Inc.
    Inventors: Benjamin W. Slivka, Lou Gray, Roy Leban, Nigel J. Green, Daniel R. Kerns, Neil Smith, Mickelle Weary, Cristopher Cook, Cheryl A. Dodge, Ronald Anthony Kornfeld
  • Patent number: 11445920
    Abstract: An information processing method includes: obtaining first image data indicating an image of at least one portion of a face of a target person from a camera connected to or built into a first computer; obtaining cerebral blood flow information indicating a state of cerebral blood flow of the target person from a detector that is connected to or built into the first computer and that detects the cerebral blood flow information; and displaying, on a display connected to or built into a second computer connected to the first computer through a remote network, an output image including a first image based on the first image data and a second image based on the cerebral blood flow information. The first image is a moving image including the at least one portion of the face, and the second image indicates changes over time in the cerebral blood flow information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2022
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masaaki Yanagida, Masato Suzuki
  • Patent number: 11436937
    Abstract: Method, apparatus and computer program for providing a personalized study plan to a learner through cognitive and behavioral diagnosis of the learner. A learner who uses a data input device such as a smart pen and a stylus pen by using data obtained from the data input device. The method, apparatus and computer program relate to technology for obtaining input data based on information inputted by a user for at least one question with the data input device, creating test behavior data on the user from the obtained input data, analyzing cognition and behavior of the user based on at least one of metadata on the at least one question and the created test behavior data, and providing a personalized study plan to the user through an algorithm using machine learning based on the cognition and behavior analysis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2022
    Assignee: Knowledge AI Inc.
    Inventors: Joon Hee Won, Min Chol Kang
  • Patent number: 11423796
    Abstract: A system for assessing a response from a user for at least one learning content and providing interactive feedback based on an assessment of user content is provided. The system comprises a memory that stores a set of instructions and a processor that executes the set of instructions. The processor is configured to: (a) generate a database with at least one learning content, wherein the database further stores at least one question associated with the at least one learning content or answer key for the at least one question; (b) provide the at least one learning content and a test comprising the at least one question to a user on a user device; (c) process a response from the user with reference to the at least one question associated with the at least one learning content module using a graphical user interface for communicating interactively with the database; (d) automatically assess the response from the user; and (e) provide interactive feedback to the user as score or a graphical representation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2022
    Inventor: Shailaja Jayashankar
  • Patent number: 11410567
    Abstract: Systems, methods, and computer-readable media are provided for online learning compliance systems. An example method can include receiving a request including a user identifier (UUID) and associated with a live or on-demand class; based on the request, retrieving course content including streamed content when the request is for the live class and a data object associated with a course, chapter, and/or lesson when the request is for the on-demand class; tracking, based on electronic messages sent to a user terminal, time spent by a user accessing the course content; based on the tracked time, updating a time spent counter in a user record associated with the UUID; and reconciling tracked live time and tracked on-demand time from the time spent counter into a progress value associated with the UUID.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2022
    Assignee: FREEDOM TRAIL REALTY SCHOOL, INC.
    Inventor: William Henchy
  • Patent number: 11409737
    Abstract: An analytics system can include a display on which a plurality of images are shown, and an analytics application communicably coupled to the display. The analytics application can receive a question and hypotheses from a user using the display. The analytics application can also generate queries using a natural language module, and send the queries to a plurality of data sources. The analytics application can further receive data from the data sources in response to the queries, and evaluate the data to generate evaluated data. The analytics application can also present the evaluated data, and receive a selection of at least one data item of the evaluated data. The analytics application can further convert the at least one data item into evidence, receive a selection of the evidence applied to a hypothesis, and evaluate the hypothesis. The analytics application can also present an assessment that the hypothesis answers the question.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2022
    Assignee: RESILIENT COGNITIVE SOLUTIONS, LLC
    Inventors: Joel P. Benedict, Caroline E. Christ, Paul E. Durbin, William C. Elm, Kathryn M. Kopren, Brian Mendicino, Brian A. Neal, Samantha S. Szymczak, Mark Westerlund, Jorge E. Zuniga, Elise M. Reeves
  • Patent number: 11410258
    Abstract: The invention is directed to a system and method for collection, distribution and delivery of university student enrollment, progress, and degree completion data, media content, and other data to campus students, faculty, users, employees, and external stakeholders, and more particularly to an integrated distribution system and method that obtains data from multiple sources into a single database, extracts and validates relevant data from the multiple sources and removes legacy formatting and non-essential information, provides user-centric reports, and distributes graphic media from one or more filtered special-purpose user-centric reports that is published to user display devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2022
    Assignee: Board of Trustees, California State University
    Inventors: Jeff Gold, Desdemona Cardoza, Roy Stripling
  • Patent number: 11410773
    Abstract: Systems and methods for providing a universal platform for at-home health testing and diagnostics are provided herein. In particular, a health testing and diagnostic platform is provided to connect medical providers with patients and to generate a unique, private testing environment. In some embodiments, the testing environment may facilitate administration of a medical test to a patient with the guidance of a proctor. In some embodiments, the patient may be provided with step-by-step instructions for test administration by the proctor within a testing environment. The platform may display unique, dynamic testing interfaces to the patient and proctor to ensure proper testing protocols and accurate test result verification.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2022
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2022
    Assignee: EMED LABS, LLC
    Inventors: Michael W. Ferro, Jr., Sam Miller, Marco Magistri, Colman Thomas Bryant, Adam Charles Carlson, Zachary Carl Nienstedt, Chris Ensey
  • Patent number: 11410568
    Abstract: Methods, apparatus, and processor-readable storage media for generating context-based question-answer pairs by applying artificial intelligence techniques to context-related data are provided herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2022
    Assignee: Dell Products L.P.
    Inventors: Rohan Sharma, Shubham Gupta, Gyanendra Kumar Patro
  • Patent number: 11398161
    Abstract: Computer-implemented systems and methods are described herein for detecting unusually frequent exactly matching and nearly matching test responses. A plurality of test responses for each of a plurality of test takers is received. Evidence of a circulated key from the plurality of test responses is identified by detecting two or more test takers with exactly matching test responses for a plurality of questions. The strength of the evidence of the circulated key is analyzed by determining the probability that the two or more test takers would produce exactly matching test responses, wherein the strength of the evidence is inversely related to the probability. Test takers with nearly matching test responses to the circulated key are then identified. All test takers with exactly matching and nearly matching test responses are tagged for further investigation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 26, 2022
    Assignee: Educational Testing Service
    Inventors: Shelby J. Haberman, Yi-Hsuan Lee, Paul Papierman, Yuxing Zhou, Ruchi Subhedar
  • Patent number: 11393357
    Abstract: Systems and methods are described to enact machine-based, simultaneous classification of emotional and cognitive states of an individual in substantially real time. A bootstrap approach is used to identify indicators of emotional state, including boredom, engagement and feeling overwhelmed, by finding additional interactions temporally adjacent to known indicators. A similar bootstrap approach is used to identify new indicators of knowledge acquisition (or confusion), by locating frequent temporally adjacent interactions. Systems and methods may enhance teaching by identifying knowledge presentations that result in successful knowledge acquisition, and learning by allowing instructors associated with an individual to track materials that have been understood (or misunderstood). Machine-based tracking of learning may circumvent boredom by avoiding needless repetition, and facilitate teaching of synergistic topics related to materials recently understood.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2021
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2022
    Assignee: Kinoo INC.
    Inventors: Nelson George Publicover, Lewis James Marggraff
  • Patent number: 11386333
    Abstract: In an example, the present invention provides a meta data processing apparatus for processing sensor inputs and providing feedback to a user for an on-line course. The invention provides for storing the information on a public block chain using a plurality of servers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2022
    Assignee: Amesite Inc.
    Inventor: Ann Marie Sastry
  • Patent number: 11367530
    Abstract: Systems and methods for providing a universal platform for at-home health testing and diagnostics are provided herein. In particular, a health testing and diagnostic platform is provided to connect medical providers with patients and to generate a unique, private testing environment. In some embodiments, the testing environment may facilitate administration of a medical test to a patient with the guidance of a proctor. In some embodiments, the patient may be provided with step-by-step instructions for test administration by the proctor within a testing environment. The platform may display unique, dynamic testing interfaces to the patient and proctor to ensure proper testing protocols and accurate test result verification.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2022
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2022
    Assignee: EMED LABS, LLC
    Inventors: Michael W. Ferro, Jr., Sam Miller, Marco Magistri, Colman Thomas Bryant, Adam Charles Carlson, Zachary Carl Nienstedt, Chris Ensey
  • Patent number: 11366956
    Abstract: An assessment system may present one or more string interaction problems to each of a plurality of students. Students may provide answers to string interaction problems in the form of string edits that, for example, identify deletions, additions, or revisions to a text string of each respective string interaction problem. The assessment system may normalize each string edit by converting each string edit into a student range edit. Each student range edit defines a replacement text string (which could be an empty text string) to be inserted within a range of reference locations relative to an original text string of the string interaction problem (which likewise could be an empty text string). An assessor may associate feedback objects with student range edits that match or, in some embodiments, are within a predetermined distance of an assessor-defined range edit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2021
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2022
    Assignee: SparxTeq, Inc.
    Inventor: Dan Reed Olsen, Jr.
  • Patent number: 11321370
    Abstract: The present disclosure discloses a method for generating a question answering robot, relates to the field of robotics. The specific implementation includes: obtaining field information input by a user, obtaining a field-specific robot from a robot library based on the field information; obtaining a template list corresponding to the field-specific robot, providing the template list to the user, the template list including a plurality of templates; receiving the plurality of templates filled in by the user, the templates filled in by the user including at least one question and an answer corresponding to the at least one question; expanding the at least one question filled in by the user based on a question semantic database to form a combination of questions corresponding to the answer, the answer and the combination of questions forming a question-answer pair; and generating a question answering robot based on the question-answer pair.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignee: BEIJIN BAIDU NETCOM SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Zhenyu Jiao, Shuqi Sun, Ke Sun, Tingting Li
  • Patent number: 11288330
    Abstract: A question is analyzed to determine a set of categories, a category corresponding to a type of possible answers responsive to the question. A set of opinions is extracted from social media data. Each opinion is from a corresponding responder on a social media platform to which the question is sent. An opinion from the set of opinions is categorized into a category from the set of categories. A strength of the opinion is computed using a subset of a set of strength parameters. The opinion is ranked according to the strength of the opinion. The opinion, the strength, and the category are presented in a filterable presentation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2022
    Assignee: INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Susan M. Cox, Janani Janakiraman, Nadiya Kochura, Fang Lu
  • Patent number: 11269364
    Abstract: A control management system includes a network of wirelessly connected control systems, such as thermostats. The control systems can actuate systems such as heating systems, cooling systems, ventilation systems, humidity control systems, and/or other types of controls. The control systems can adjust or maintain temperature, humidity, lighting, or other timer and control functions. In at least some embodiments, the control management system provides at least one adjustable calendar. In at least some embodiments, the aforementioned calendar is perpetual, repeating each time period unless instructed to do otherwise by the control management system. Examples of instructions otherwise can include operator specified exception days, where on specified dates, the control management system will override the calendar with a custom setting.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2022
    Assignee: Braeburn Systems LLC
    Inventors: Glenn A. Moore, Daniel S. Poplawski
  • Patent number: 11263913
    Abstract: Apparatuses, components, methods, and techniques for facilitating learning and managing an educational environment are provided. In an example, the system includes at least one processing device and at least one computer-readable storage device storing data instructions. The data instructions cause the at least one processing device to generate an online educational portal, the online educational portal including a student information system, a class scheduler engine and at least one of a presentation module, a searchable directory of curricular resources, and an analytics engine. The class scheduler engine is configured to generate class schedules. The presentation module operates to display information about various school entities. The analytics engine operates to evaluate relationships between activities users have engaged in and assessed skills of those users in various other activities.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2022
    Assignee: MIDAS EDUCATION, LLC
    Inventor: Megan Colleen Harney
  • Patent number: 11265338
    Abstract: A computer-implemented method, computer program product and computing system including defining a training routine for a specific attack of a computing platform. A simulation of the specific attack may be generated by executing the training routine within a controlled test environment. A trainee may be allowed to view the simulation of the specific attack, wherein the trainee is an individual.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2022
    Assignee: RELIAQUEST HOLDINGS, LLC
    Inventors: Brian P. Murphy, Joe Partlow, Colin O'Connor, Jason Pfeiffer
  • Patent number: 11263589
    Abstract: According to embodiments of the present invention, a system is provided that will evaluate a candidate's experience (e.g., curriculum vitae (CV), resume, application, etc.) in view of job description requirements, and based on this combined information, will automatically generate a customized interview including questions tailored to each candidate related to his or her experience as described on the application and in view of the job description requirements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2022
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Miguel J. Monasor, Moisés Domínguez García
  • Patent number: 11238752
    Abstract: A phonics learning system, comprising a letter identification board and letter manipulatives that may be placed on the letter identification board by a child, and a computing device connected to the letter identification board that identifies the letters placed on the board, generates a phonetic pronunciation for the combination of letters, and identifies any words or misspelled words.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 1, 2022
    Assignee: Learning Squared, Inc.
    Inventors: Andrew Butler, Tom Boeckle, Hector Javier Farias, F Brian Iannce, Carey Lee
  • Patent number: 11205352
    Abstract: A computer implemented system and method for providing dynamic examination preparation course content to users wherein a progressive content module in real time assigns difficulty values to questions according to previous users' answer and selects future questions for an individual user according to previous answers received from the user and pass prediction values assigned to the user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 21, 2021
    Assignee: TazKai, LLC
    Inventors: Daniel Reeves Jones, Jonathan Weeks Haws
  • Patent number: 11186289
    Abstract: The disclosure includes embodiments for concealing a distracting object. A method according to some embodiments includes analyzing environment data to identify a distracting object that is viewable by a driver, wherein the environment data is generated by a sensor set of a first vehicle and the environment data describes an environment including the first vehicle. The method includes determining a risk value of concealing the distracting object from the driver. The method includes responsive to the risk value failing to meet a threshold value, overlaying a concealing graphic on the distracting object while the first vehicle is being operated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 30, 2021
    Inventors: Shinichi Shiraishi, Eric Kim, Takato Masuda
  • Patent number: 11189283
    Abstract: In a device including a processor and a memory, the memory includes executable instructions that cause the processor to control the device to perform functions of receiving a user input to initiate a conversation session for generating an outline for a writing; generating a voice output asking a question regarding the writing; receiving a voice input from the user responding to the voice output; identifying, based on the received voice input, content of the voice input responding to the voice output; repeating, until a predetermined condition is met, the steps of generating the voice output, receiving the voice input, and identifying the content of the voice input, wherein the question asked via each voice output is generated in response to the content of the voice input responding to the preceding voice output; and generating, based on the content of the voice inputs, the outline for the writing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 30, 2021
    Assignee: Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC
    Inventors: Tracy ThuyDuyen Tran, Daniel Parish, Ajitesh Kishore, James Patrick Spotanski, Keri Diane Talbot, Kiruthika Selvamani
  • Patent number: 11178152
    Abstract: Nextdate provides an online dating and game experience for all participants, including live streamers, contestants, and viewers. Nextdate offers advantages over both offline and online speed dating. In respect to offline speed dating, Nextdate is better in that it provides conversational prompts to the participants (the “star” and the contestant), as well as a “Love-o-meter” and audience comments that provide additional items and context to which the participants can respond. In respect to online speed dating, Nextdate includes features that remove the friction from traditional online dating experience and encourage user participation. Nextdate may be implemented as a standalone app or as a tab or feature of another video-centric social networking app.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 16, 2021
    Assignee: The Meet Group, Inc.
    Inventors: Geoffrey Cook, Anton Djamoos, David Weinstein, Omar Beiruty, Jeremy Zorn
  • Patent number: 11157074
    Abstract: Educational content can be presented to a user via a display. Eye movement of the user while the user gazes at the educational content can be monitored. Based, at least in part, on the monitoring the eye movement of the user while the user gazes at the educational content, a time when to present assessment content to the user can be determined. The assessment content can be presented to the user at the determined time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2021
    Assignee: INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Danish Contractor, Kuntal Dey, Sreekanth L. Kakaraparthy, Seema Nagar
  • Patent number: 11153084
    Abstract: A device or space existed in a physical space is registered in the form of a digital object in a virtual space, a digital twin service is provided through connection between an offline device or space and the digital object in the virtual space.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: Piamond Corp.
    Inventor: Doo Geon Hwang
  • Patent number: 11151897
    Abstract: According to some embodiments, a speech-language pathology teaching system comprises a patient device and a teaching server. The patient device transmits a teaching target to the teaching server where the teaching target comprises speech production, articulation, language, or fluency. The teaching server to receive teaching target and implement a teaching program that displays a fisherman that catches a fish or a non-fish item. The non-fish item may be related to the teaching target.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 31, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Inventor: Lori Kleindienst
  • Patent number: 11144971
    Abstract: A real-time customer survey system can be implemented by monitoring real-time and previous location data associated with a customer. The system can analyze the location data in accordance with customer preferences, customer social media profiles, and/or information that has been inferred by the system. The location data can be obtained in multiple forms including video, audio, wireless device communications, etc. The location data, in conjunction with customer preference data can be presented to the customer in the form of an avatar, an audio output, a video output, and/or haptic feedback.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 12, 2021
    Assignee: AT&T Mobility II LLC
    Inventor: Brian Dominguez
  • Patent number: 11126923
    Abstract: Systems and methods for content aggregation creation are disclosed herein. The system can include memory having a content database and an aggregation database. The system can include a user device having a first network interface and a first I/O subsystem. The system can include a server that can: provide content to the user device via a first electrical signal; receive a selection of a portion of the provided content from the user device via a second electrical signal; automatically extract sentences from the selected portion of the provided content via a natural language processor; automatically generate a parse tree for one of the automatically extracted sentences; identify noun phrases from the part of speech tags within the parse tree; place content associated with one of the noun phrase in a content aggregation; and output the content aggregation to the user device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignee: PEARSON EDUCATION, INC.
    Inventors: Sean York, Tim Stewart, David Strong, Brian Moriarty, Mark Potter, Angela McAllister
  • Patent number: 11113616
    Abstract: Systems and methods for determining mastery in a Bayesian network are disclosed herein. The system can include memory including a content library database containing content for delivery to a user. The system can include at least one processor that can receive an assertion from a user device and identify one or several nodes relevant to the received assertion. The at least one processor can further evaluate the assertion and calculate a node mastery probability for the identified one or several relevant nodes. The at least one processor can calculate mastery of related nodes and determine mastery of an objective based on the mastery of the relevant nodes and the related nodes. The at least one processor can generate a mastery bar and update the mastery bar with the determined mastery of the objective.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignee: PEARSON EDUCATION, INC.
    Inventors: Mark Potter, Kimberly Runyon, Laura Pionek
  • Patent number: 11093835
    Abstract: Methods, computer program products and systems for generating at least one factual question from a set of seed questions and answer pairs. One method includes: obtaining at least one seed question and answer pair from the set of seed question and answer pairs; extracting a set of features associated with the at least one seed question and answer pair using at least one common analysis system (CAS) in a set of CASs and a specific knowledge base; generating a set of candidate questions from the extracted set of features using a logistic regression algorithm and the specific knowledge base; and ranking each candidate question relative to a remainder of candidate questions in the set of candidate questions based on the extracted set of features and the at least one seed question and answer pair.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 17, 2021
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Aaron K. Baughman, Linda M. Boyer, Wesley T. Chuang, Meilan Ding, William R. Gee, Palani Sakthi
  • Patent number: 11083954
    Abstract: A data collection and display system for use in a combat sport including: i. A trunk protector for a combat sport participant, the trunk protector including: a. protective padding, b. at least one impact sensor, c. at least one microprocessor integral with the protective padding, for collecting and analyzing data from the at least one impact sensor, d. at least one display area, integral with the trunk protector, for displaying information related to the combat sport and combat sport participant; and an energy based method for scoring combat sports.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 10, 2021
    Assignee: 2020 Armor, Inc.
    Inventors: William Kyle Sexton, Austin Thomas Jones, Ali Ghafour, Michael Todd Sexton
  • Patent number: 11087129
    Abstract: A computer-implemented method, according to one embodiment, includes: sending one or more instructions to a web crawler to identify presentation videos on the internet and capture video data therefrom. In response, video data which corresponds to various presentation videos on the internet is received from the web crawler. The video data is used to define influence factors, such that different combinations of the influence factors represent different conditions of a presenter in the presentation videos. The video data is also used to define labels, where different combinations of the labels represent different conditions of one or more audience members in the presentation videos. Furthermore, structured data is generated by correlating certain presenter conditions with certain audience conditions, and the structured data is stored in memory.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 10, 2021
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Yicheng Feng, You Miao Zhang, Wei Xd Li, Ao Qiong Li, Shan Shan Zhao, Kun Peng Wang
  • Patent number: 11049027
    Abstract: A method for providing a visual summary of a plurality of answers associated with a question entered into a natural language question answer system by a user is provided. The method may include receiving the entered question. The method may also include analyzing the entered question to determine a plurality of possible answers to the entered question. The method may further include compiling a set of answers based on the analysis of the entered question and the determined plurality of possible answers. The method may additionally include providing a characterization summary for the compiled set of answers, whereby the characterization summary includes an indication of the quality associated with each answer within the compiled set of answers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 29, 2021
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Sean G. Jalleh, Amanda C. Maderic, Andrew Patrick Mankins, David L. Schwartz, Lila Title
  • Patent number: 11044286
    Abstract: This application relates to the communications field, and discloses an information exchange method and a terminal. The method includes: determining target content in a current interface according to an operation instruction entered by a topic initiator for the current interface; determining a discussion topic title based on the target content, and setting up a topic discussion group; adding a topic participant to the topic discussion group based on the target content and/or the discussion topic title; and receiving discussion content entered by the topic initiator and/or the topic participant, and displaying the discussion content.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 22, 2021
    Assignee: HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shaolei Wang, Ren Li, Yuanfeng Chu
  • Patent number: 11042482
    Abstract: The present invention encapsulates content and provides the encapsulated content to a use. A capsule stores identification information in structure information in a metadata unit thereof, and identification information such as URL and URN is stored therein. A capsule engine unit decodes the identification information. In the case of URL, the capsule engine unit directly obtains the entity of data or programs constituting the content from a server, which is an external storage. In the case of URN, the capsule engine unit inquires URL to a dictionary server such as a metadata repository, and obtains the URL from the server. Therefore, it is not necessary to install the entity of data or programs in a data cache unit, and it is possible to easily deliver and distribute the capsule.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 22, 2021
    Assignee: NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION CYBER CAMPUS CONSORTIUM TIES
    Inventor: Masumi Hori
  • Patent number: 11031112
    Abstract: The disclosed technology addresses the need in the art for an enhanced communication system for emergency departments. A system is configured to receive, from an emergency department device, registration information for a patient device, generate a unique identifier associated with the registration information, and provide the unique identifier to the emergency department device. The system is further configured to receive, from the patient device, a communication including the unique identifier and contact information and store, based on the communication, an entry for the patient device in a device database, wherein the entry for the patient device comprises the registration information and the contact information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: CurielHealth, Inc.
    Inventor: Carrie D. Mendoza