Acacia's subsidiaries have the expertise and resources to evaluate commercially valuable patents in any technology area or industry. Acacia's subsidiaries currently control 250 patent portfolios covering a variety of applications, which include the following:
This patented technology generally relates to the software, methods and systems used in insert, transmit and display background images and graphics. This technology may be used in instant messaging "skins" and email backgrounds.
INTERNET RADIO ADVERTISING
This patented technology generally relates to advertisement replacement for Internet radio. This technology can be used by radio stations to replace broadcast advertisements for distribution over the Internet.
INTERSTITIAL INTERNET ADVERTISING
This patented technology generally relates to the display of certain advertising, informational, and branding messages that appear between or outside web pages when the user is conducting a search, by storing the message prior to being displayed. This technology is most commonly used by travel based and other reservation based websites.
ONLINE AD TRACKING
This patented technology generally relates to tracking advertising usage on a network such as the Internet. For example, this technology can be used to track click through rates of web site advertising.
POP-UP INTERNET ADVERTISING
This patented technology generally relates to user activated displays on a website, most commonly known as Pop-Ups, or Pop-Unders. The displays can include advertising, surveys, messages, sound, video, applets and any other graphic or textual content.
IMPROVED ANTI-TRAP SAFETY TECHNOLOGY FOR VEHICLES
This patented technology can be used to adapt automatic vent closure to changes, such as environment or mechanical wear. This technology may be applicable to vehicles that implement anti-pinch/anti-trap safety systems on powered vents such as windows, doors and sunroofs.
This patented technology redirects and redistributes light with high efficiency from a variety of sources including LEDs and has many applications including interior, exterior, architectural, automotive and aircraft lighting systems.
USER PROGRAMMABLE ENGINE CONTROL
This patented technology generally relates to the user interface for the engine control module (ECM) and offers control and calibration of the ECM including input and output parameters controlling engine performance.
VEHICLE ANTI-THEFT PARKING SYSTEMS
This patented technology generally relates to methods of automatically identifying a vehicle through a characteristic, such as a license plate number, in order to deter vehicle theft. This technology is applicable to airports, hotels, shopping centers and other parking areas that employ access control.
This patented technology generally relates to vehicle maintenance alerts. This technology may be used to alert a driver that an oil change or other vehicle maintenance should be performed.
VEHICLE OCCUPANT SENSING
This patented technology can be used to categorize a vehicle occupant and to control occupant protection systems, such as airbags.
AUDIO COMMUNICATIONS FRAUD DETECTION
The patents and applications generally relate to methods for determining and preventing fraud when using telephonic, computer network, or other communication services to complete a sale. The claims cover methods for preventing fraud during the purchase of services for entertainment or technical support, such as psychic readings and computer software support. These methods help protect vendors from credit card charge-backs and help protect customers whose credit card numbers may have been stolen.
BROADCAST DATA RETRIEVAL
This patented technology generally relates to a system for broadcasting and receiving programming content together with supplemental data such as the title of a song, artist, or a catalog number, that can be stored and recalled for later viewing. This technology can be used in satellite radio, and other broadcasting where data is transmitted along with the content.
This patented technology generally relates to a communications messaging platform that notifies the user after receiving messages and enables the user to access the messages via a browser. The platform may receive messages in multiple formats, such as voice, text, or image.
This patented technology generally relates to the optical switching equipment used in fiber optic communications, such as dense wave division multiplexing (DWDM). This technology may be used in equipment such as reconfigurable optical add/drop multiplexers (ROADM's) that aggregate data and voice traffic for transport over fiber optic networks.
PEER TO PEER COMMUNICATIONS
This patented technology generally relates to network communications between two devices. This technology can be used by the owners of network devices, such as computers or MP3 players, to share music, photos, or other content with each other.
This patented technology generally relates to server virtualization. The technology can be used as a hardware replacement in enterprise, telecommunications, and ISP applications to consolidate servers and to centralize infrastructure management.
AUDIO/VIDEO ENHANCEMENT & SYNCHRONIZATION
The Audio/Video Enhancement and Synchronization technologies generally relate to the use of an adaptive noise reduction filtering system for analog and digital video signals, especially those used in video compression systems and for video displays, and for synchronizing video and audio signals utilized in systems where the audio and video components are stored, transmitted or otherwise processed separately.
This patented technology generally relates to an apparatus for supporting cameras and can be used to mount Web cameras to structures such as monitors and laptops.
COLOR CORRECTION FOR VIDEO GRAPHICS SYSTEMS
This patented technology generally relates to methods for altering the colors of isolated objects in a video graphics system. The technology can be used to efficiently and accurately change colors of objects in a video frame or digital picture without affecting the entire image.
COMPUTER STORAGE RESTORATION
This patented technology generally relates to the restoration of storage devices to a previous state.
DISK ARRAY SYSTEMS
This patented technology generally relates to covering disk drive interface, storage data integrity and system architecture.
EMBEDDED BROADCAST DATA
This patented technology generally relates to embedding auxiliary display data in a TV broadcast signal. It enables the transmission of data using the RF carrier signal for subsequent display on a television. This technology may be used in commercial TV systems where enhanced display data is desired without having to encode it as part of the video stream.
HIGH QUALITY IMAGE PROCESSING
This patented technology generally relates to methods for improving print image quality through the use of advanced signal processing techniques for transforming continuous toned images into high quality half toned images. This technology can be used in printing products such as high end laser printers and image setters.
HIGH RESOLUTION OPTICS
These patents generally relate to refractive and diffractive systems and methods for improving imaging capabilities in multi-element optical systems by using fewer elements. The patented systems and techniques have applications in military imaging systems such as thermal weapon sites, as well as commercial products like camera lenses and optical printers.
IMPROVED COMMERCIAL PRINT
This patented technology can eliminate various print artifacts while improving resolution, color and ink consumption from commercial presses. Printers can benefit from these improvements, particularly those who specialize in high volume press work.
This patented technology renders finer detail and eliminates artifacts found in traditional halftone patterns. High-volume, commercial printers, newspapers and publishers can use this technology to improve print quality while cutting costs.
This patented technology is used to connect a laptop or other portable computer to multiple external devices such as a keyboard, monitor, printer, or mouse, through a single connector from the laptop to the docking station. The use of a single connector for multiple devices makes it easier to remove the laptop from the devices when it is used remotely, and to reconnect the laptop to the devices when it is returned to the docking station.
LINE SCREEN PRINTING
This patented technology generally relates to line screen printing methods to produce halftone images. This technology can be used to facilitate prints that reduce artifacts such as color Moire.
NETWORK REMOTE ACCESS
This patented technology generally relates to remote access to local or wide area networks and includes architectures and methods for converting time division multiplexed (TDM) data to packet-based data. The technology may be used in equipment such as gateways, DSL add/drop multiplexers (DSLAM's) and voice-over-IP (VoIP) phone adapters.
PARALLEL PROCESSING WITH SHARED MEMORY
This patented technology generally relates to a parallel processor comprising multiple processing elements capable of performing parallel operations with access to shared memory. This technology may be applicable to computing systems, game consoles and graphic processing.
This patented technology generally relates to hand held devices that include pointing devices, such as a joy stick, capable of carrying out multiple user selectable functions.
REMOTE MANAGEMENT OF IMAGING DEVICE
This patented technology generally relates to systems and methods that provide remote control and monitoring of networked imaging devices such as copiers, printers and fax machines.
AUDIO STORAGE AND RETRIEVAL SYSTEM
This patented technology generally relates to the retrieval, storage, and playback of audio information on portable devices. This technology can be used by portable music players and digital voice recorders to record and playback audio.
The patent covers certain systems for recording and playing compact disks containing compressed audio data utilizing certain data-compression methods. This technology, consisting in part of a CD drive that reads MPEG Layer-3 (MP3) compressed digital audio data recorded on a CD, and an integrated circuit chip which decompresses the data and produces a non-compressed audio output can be used in DVD and CD players.
This patented technology consists of 14 graphics processing patents, mostly relating to the architecture of graphic systems. The patented technology relates to graphics processing systems that use an on-chip memory as a frame buffer and to systems comprising multiple graphics processors. The technology has applications in high-end personal computers and gaming consoles.
CONTINUOUS TV VIEWER MEASURING
This patented technology, unlike prior systems that take snapshots of tuning to assess viewership, relates to uninterrupted and passive continuous monitoring and measuring of television viewers' actions. Measurements include channel changes, channel surfing, video-on-demand and DVR viewership captured through the set-top box, stored and transmitted to a remote location for aggregation.
DIGITAL VIDEO ENHANCEMENT
This patented technology generally relates to the enhancement of digital video images and has applications in a wide variety of consumer electronics products, such as TV's, DVD/Blu-ray players, game consoles, smart phones and cameras, in reducing artifacts created during digital video encoding.
DIGITAL VIDEO PRODUCTION
These patented technologies generally relate to features that can be found in production video processing equipment. They cover improved methods of equipment interconnection, aspects of graphical user interface displays, and automation of video processing. These features allow ease of equipment interconnection, clearer information display, and automation of video production tasks previously performed manually. Other aspects of the patented technologies include rendering of certain 3D effects such as those used in video scene transitions.
IMAGE RESOLUTION ENHANCEMENT
This patented technology generally relates to the modification of images to be displayed on a video or printed display to improve the perceived image quality beyond the basic pixel resolution of the display original image.
MICROMIRROR DIGITAL DISPLAY
This patented technology generally relates to techniques for using micromirrors to display a color image having gray scale gradations and is utilized in large screen televisions and projectors.
This patented technology generally relates to optical data storage devices and optical recording media, such as CD's, DVD's and Blu-ray Discs.
This patented technology generally relates to products and systems that include optics for projecting images. This technology can be used in projectors for business and home theater applications, as well as rear projection TV's.
WORKSPACE WITH MOVING VIEWPOINT
This patented technology generally relates to the three dimensional systems capable adjusting the viewpoint pitch, yaw, and roll. This technology can be used in a 3D camera fly-by system while zooming in and out of very large spacial areas such as those utilized for the cartography of planets, solar systems, and galaxies.
This patented technology generally facilitates smoother interoperation between databases and applications and can be deployed in a variety of markets including ecommerce, healthcare, telecom, and finance.
This patented technology generally relates to the improved combination, display, and coordination of certain information from data tables in a relational database software program. The user is able to easily track the impact of a change to one table, on other tables in the program through various tools including a graphical representation.
This patented technology generally relates to automatically retrieving database information stored in a plurality of formats, including structural and/or relational information.
ELECTRONIC ADDRESS LIST MANAGEMENT
This patented technology can allow a user to manage an address list on a computer and transfer the list to an electronic device such as a cell phone.
FILE LOCKING IN SHARED STORAGE NETWORKS
The patent relates to a file locking system for use in shared storage networks such as iSCSI. The use of the patented technology removes a single point of failure for companies migrating existing Storage Area Network (SAN) implementations to iSCSI or for those creating new shared storage networks.
INFORMATION STORAGE, SEARCHING AND RETRIEVAL
This patented technology generally relates to search result presentation and can be used to reduce time and cost associated with large query results.
MULTI-DIMENSIONAL DATABASE COMPRESSION
This patented technology generally relates to the compression of databases. The technology enables the compressed information to be accessible in real time and generates cost savings in enterprise storage.
This patented technology generally relates to enabling individuals in an enterprise to uniformly classify records.
RELATIONAL DATABASE ACCESS
This patented technology generally relate to the use of SQL queries to manipulate 3GL application data. This technology enables the use of SQL relational database query language to access non-relational data files produced by applications written in a third-generation general purpose programming language, such as C, C++, or Cobol.
RULE BASED MONITORING
This patented technology can be used to monitor a variety of hardware and software systems such as network nodes, servers, databases and applications.
STORAGE AREA NETWORK
This patented technology generally relates to covering various aspects of network-based storage devices, including architecture, data storage and monitoring.
This patented technology generally relates to diverse aspects of storage devices and related technology. The patented technology covers data transfer, fault tolerance, caching, data integrity and error correction.
This patented technology generally relates to the transmission and receipt of digital audio and/or audio video content via a variety of means including the internet, cable, satellite, and local area networks. Elements of the DMT® transmission process include a source material library, identification encoding process, format conversion, sequence encoding, compressed data storage, and transmission. Elements of the DMT® receiving process include a transceiver, format conversion, storage, decompression, and playback.
This patented technology includes the delivery of triple play (voice, video and data) services and can be used in installations that incorporate set top boxes and/or voice/data gateways.
INTERACTIVE CONTENT IN A CABLE DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM
This patented technology generally relates to the distribution and use of interactive content through cable distribution systems. This technology can be used to distribute web or television content, such as video on demand, requested by cable subscribers.
TELEVISION DATA DISPLAY
This patented technology generally relates to a device for extracting data from a TV signal for display to a viewer. Similar to how closed caption data is handled, this technology can be used to extract data such as weather reports, sports scores, and news feeds, and display this data to the television viewer. This technology also provides for the data to be stored and retrieved at a later time by the television viewer.
TELEVISION SIGNAL SCRAMBLING
This patented technology generally relates to the scrambling of broadcast signals whereby the unscrambling is accomplished through a removable card, commonly known as a "smart card."
This patented technology generally relates to the encoding of video and tracking of video objects used in television and motion picture applications.
FLUID FLOW CONTROL AND MONITORING TECHNOLOGY
The patent relates to systems used in the remote control and monitoring of fluid flow, both gas and liquid. This technology can be used in heating/ventilation/air conditioning (HVAC), plumbing and other industrial, commercial and residential fluid flow systems.
This patented technology generally realtes to controlling power to fluorescent lamps. The technology may be used in lighting balasts for industrial applications.
This patented technology generally relates to energy saving and control features of residential and commercial electrical lighting circuits and switches.
AUTHORIZED SPENDING ACCOUNTS
This patented technology generally relates to systems and methods for allocating funds in authorized financial spending accounts. This technology may be used in products such as Internet-related purchase accounts and pre-paid credit accounts.
This patented technology generally relates to automating network transactions and can be used to control transactions, such as eCommerce, software updates, and data transfer.
AUTOMATED NOTIFICATION OF TAX RETURN STATUS
This patented technology generally relates to a system for monitoring the status of a client's tax return and automatically notifying the client of a change in status. This system can be used by a tax preparation service to monitor the electronic filing of their client's income tax returns.
AUTOMATED TAX REPORTING
This patented technology generally relates to the automated reporting of sales and use taxes and may be used to help enforce tax laws.
This patented technology generally relates to consumer rewards programs such as loyalty programs offered by airlines, hotels and credit card companies and may be used to provide a single source for consumers to access and utilize applicable benefits under different loyalty programs.
DIGITAL NEWSPAPER DELIVERY
This patented technology generally relates to the distribution of news information to subscribers via the Internet or other communication networks, such as an online newspaper. This technology can be used to send headlines or abstracts of news items with links to the full article or other related information.
DISTRIBUTED DATA MANAGEMENT AND SYNCHRONIZATION
This patented technology generally relates to the distributed management and synchronization of select data elements between applications based on pre-defined permissions.
DOCUMENT RETRIEVAL USING GLOBAL WORD CO-OCCURRENCE PATTERNS
This patented technology generally relates to the search, ranking, and lexicographical indexing of documents using a software engine. This technology can be used by Web-based Search Engines to rank, index, and provide search capability to websites or document libraries.
ELECTRONIC SECURITIES TRADING
This patented technology generally relates to tools for automated electronic securities trading and may be used in online trading.
This patented technology generally relates to the trading of electric energy between participants, such as utility companies.
ENHANCED INTERNET NAVIGATION
This patented technology generally relates to enhanced Internet navigation by retrieving a page from a hyper-linked website for retrieval offline on a personal computer. This enables certain website content to be saved, retrieved, and accessed locally, without the need for Internet connectivity.
This patented technology generally relates to the processing and printing of greeting cards and can be used by online merchants.
INFORMATION PORTAL SOFTWARE
This patented technology generally relates to customizable user interfaces presenting information from a variety of sources and can be used in public, private enterprise, and consumer portals.
This patented technology generally relates to capturing information from a source and providing items based on such information.
ONLINE AUCTION GUARANTEES
This patented technology generally relates to methods for securing the performance of online auction participants such as using guarantees and providing corresponding visual indication of guaranteed auctions.
This patented technology generally relates to online promotion of consumer products and can be used to provide consumers with web access to discount coupons and rebate offers.
PORTABLE CREDIT CARD PROCESSING
This patented technology generally relates to delivering an order to a residence and validating credit card information using a portable device.
PORTABLE STORAGE DEVICES WITH LINKS
This patented technology generally relates to products sold or distributed on CDs or DVDs that include a link to retrieve additional data via the Internet. This technology can be used by companies that distribute their products on CDs or DVDs and provide links for software upgrades, user manuals, audio files, and other purposes.
This patented technology relates to videoconferencing systems and services based on the Internet.
This patented technology relates to notifying search engines of website updates. Instead of having search engines cyclically and repetitively crawl websites to find updated content, website owners are able to actively notify search engines of updates to their websites.
This patented technology generally relates to shock and vibration reduction in impact instruments such as hammers. The technology enhances the performance of the instrument by increasing the power of the impact delivered by the instrument and decreasing the vibration experienced by the user.
This patented technology generally relates to biosensors, such as those used in drug discovery.
This patented technology generally relates to catheterization of patients using a guide wire and a flushing port. The technology can be used to facilitate insertion of catheters for intravenous treatments such as chemotherapy for cancer, drug therapy for pain mitigation or antiobiotic therapy for infections.
HEARING AID ECS
This patented technology shields hearing aids from electromagnetic interference produced by portable electronic devices such as cell phones, cordless phones, wireless headphones and headsets, and WIFI and Bluetooth enabled devices.
HEATED SURGICAL BLADES
This patented technology relates to surgical instruments, such as scalpels, that are heated to reduce bleeding when tissue is cut. These devices can be used in orthopedics, endoscopy, arthroscopy, trauma, wound care, cosmetic, and numerous other surgical procedures.
This patented technology generally relates to securing intraluminal devices, such as stent grafts, in the body.
This patented technology relates to devices used by surgeons to help repair broken or damaged blood vessels or gastrointestinal organs. The devices can be used by cardiologists, gastrointestinal specialists, and other medical professionals.
MEDICAL IMAGE MANIPULATION
This patented technology generally relates to the manipulation of medical images and can be used in the surgical process.
MEDICAL IMAGE STABILIZATION
This patented technology can be used in stabilizing medical images for interventional procedures such as
cardiac catheters and stents, and for diagnostics procedures such as visualization of arterial lesions.
This patented technology detects patient statistics or lab results, such as vital signs or blood test, which are outside a specified range and then automatically pages the appropriate medical personnel with a critical event message.
PICTURE ARCHIVING & COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS
This patented technology generally relates to progressive downloading used in medical systems called "PACS". PACS enable multiple, remote users to simultaneously access image data from remote display terminals over common phone and data networks, such as the Internet. PACS are commonly used by hospitals to acquire, store, archive and transmit patient image data for remote access by their physicians, at their homes, offices or within the hospital at the point of care.
PURIFYING NUCLEIC ACIDS
These patents generally relate to methods and equipment used to purify plasmid DNA products. This technology may be used in the production of ultrapure pharmaceutical quality nucleic acids for DNA-vaccines and gene therapies. The technology is applicable to biotech products for a wide variety of diseases.
SHAPE MEMORY ALLOYS
The patented technology generally relates to using shape memory alloys such as Nitinol to fabricate medical devices that utilize the memory effect and/or superelasticity of the alloy. The technology can be used to improve cardiovascular and endoscopic procedures such as embolic protection (inferior vena cava filters, carotid filters, etc.) and kidney stone retrieval.
This patented technology generally relates to surgical devices, such as percutaneously insertable catheters and cannulas, that are used to access the circulatory system. These devices can be used in cardiology and other surgical procedures.
This patented technology generally relates to the wireless transmission of physiological data such as heart rate and blood pressure. This technology has applications such as monitoring of implantable devices, as well as home healthcare and fitness systems.
This patented technology prevents unauthorized duplication of media. This technology can be used to protect movies and games distributed on optical disks, as well as other forms of content on other types of media.
CREDIT CARD FRAUD PROTECTION
This patented technology generally relates to a computerized system for protecting retailers and consumers engaged in credit card, check card, and debit transactions. The system includes an electronic card reader, and the generation and use of a transaction number, which specifically identifies each transaction processed within the system. As a result, the retailer does not necessarily have to print detailed information concerning the cardholder’s identity or account number on the customer’s receipt.
ENCRYPTED MEDIA & PLAYBACK DEVICES
This patented technology generally relates to encryption/decryption techniques used in media and players. It covers the devices and methods used to play back movies and other content from encrypted media. This technology is applicable to media such as high definition discs and stand-alone players, as well as game consoles and PC's with high definition drives.
ENTERPRISE CONTENT MANAGEMENT
This patented technology generally relates to categorization and sharing of information within an organization and can be used to organize Internet links, electronic files and hardcopy documents.
PHYSICAL ACCESS CONTROL
This patented technology generally relates to security systems that use smart cards to allow entry to restricted areas. This technology may be used in military and civilian government facilities as well as corporate environments that require verifiable personnel access.
ALIGNED WAFER BONDING
This patented technology generally relates to the precision alignment and bonding of micromechanical, electrical and optical structures. This technology can be used for the bonding of surface features in the fabrication of Micro Electromechanical Systems (MEMS) and semiconductor.
This patented technology generally relates to chip-stacking technology that facilitates 3-D integration of wafers and can provide higher device yields.
COMPUTER ARCHITECTURE AND POWER MANAGEMENT
This patented technology generally relate to computer architecture and power management. These technologies can be used in computers, servers, cell phones, game consoles, microprocessors and other electronic systems.
COMPUTER MEMORY CACHE COHERENCY
This patented technology generally relates to interface circuits used by intelligent peripheral devices with cache memory to communicate with the main computer memory. By synchronizing main computer memory and main cache memory, peripheral devices such as graphics processors can operate at much higher speeds, without costs associated with their own memory. This technology can be used in desktop, notebook, and server computer systems.
DIGITAL SIGNAL PROCESSING ARCHITECTURE
This patented technology generally relates to instructions that can be used to implement signal processing techniques in a DSP (Digital Signal Processor).
DYNAMIC MANUFACTURING MODELING
This patented technology generally relates to a modeling and control process used to decrease costs and increase production for factory operations. Such simulation modeling can include a variety of parameters such as products, fabrication sequences, collections of job sets, scheduling rules, and machine reliability standards. This technology can be used for exacting manufacturing processes such as semiconductor fabrication.
DYNAMIC RANDOM ACCESS MEMORY
This patented technology may be used in computers, mobile devices (such as smart phones, cameras, etc.) and other electronics.
ENHANCED DRAM ARCHITECTURE
This patented technology generally relates to techniques to increase the data throughput in a memory system.
This patented technology consists of 16 flash memory patents realting to architecture, manufacturing and operation of flash memory, including NOR flash. The patented technology covers techniques for enhancing the performance and reliability of the flash memory cell. NOR flash memory is extensively used in cell phones.
HIGH PERFORMANCE COMPUTER ARCHITECTURE
This patented technology generally relates to the execution of instructions by a processor and has applications in personal computers, servers and embedded processors.
IMPROVED MEMORY MANUFACTURING
This patented technology consists of DRAM patents relating to the design and implementation of DRAM memory cells. These patents cover techniques to implement DRAM cells that are small in size, resulting in higher memory density and enhanced performance. This type of memory has applications in personnel computers and gamins systems.
This patented technology generally relates to micromechanical components which can be integrated with electronic circuits to form microelectromechanical systems known as MEMS. This technology can be used in automobiles, medical devices, mobile phones and other consumer products.
This patented technology generally relates to an architecture employed in advanced pipeline microprocessors. This architecture allows for conditional execution of microprocessor instructions, and a later determination of whether the instructions executed should be written back to memory. By conditionally executing instructions in this architecture, significant improvements in microprocessor speed can be achieved. Certain pipelined processor manufacturers are adopting this method of processing to improve processor speed.
MICROPROCESSOR MEMORY MANAGEMENT
This patented technology generally relates to techniques to improve the address translation speed in a computer system.
POWER MANAGEMENT WITHIN INTEGRATED CIRCUITS
This patented technology generally relates to power management within an integrated circuit.
AUTOMATIC IMAGE LABELING
This patented technology generally relates to the automatic labeling of digital images. It can be used to automatically generate and increment labels on images such as CAD drawings and maps.
BUSINESS PROCESS MODELING (BPM)
This patented technology generally relates to systems which define and execute business processes.
This patented technology generally relates to software object pre-compilation and linking in software compilers. The technology may be used in the development of application software such as operating systems, business software, video games, Internet commerce, and enterprise software.
This patented technology generally relates to providing computer simulations of complex sytems. This technology allows a user to iteratively simulate complex systems using function modules having input variables and output variables.
This patented technology generally relates to storing data in databases such that it could be used to quickly populate multiple document templates. This technology can be used in medical applications such as Electronic Medical Records (EMR) and Electronic Health Records (EHR), as well as document generation applications in the financial, legal, and insurance industries.
FACILITIES OPERATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
This patented technology generally relates to a computerized system for managing operations of a facility. This system can be used to manage the maintenance of a facility by defining inspection schedules and generating work orders.
FILE SYSTEMS AND DEVELOPMENT ENVIRONMENTS
This patented technology generally relates to file systems with recovery capability and object-oriented development environments.
This patented technology uses computer models to generate faster and more accurate diamond and gemstone grading.
MANUFACTURING DATA TRANSFER
This patented technology generally relates to integrating manufacturing computer systems with CAD systems.
This patented technology generally relates to monitoring and reporting on management and financial characteristics of networks and can be used to help organizations make resource decisions.
This patented technology generally relates to accessing data through the submission of a product identification and computer specific information to a remote station. The remote station sends an encrypted key that is stored on the computer and provides access to the data. This technology can be used by software and other products to help deter the distribution of illegal copies. Other aspects of the technologies generally relate to accessing clear data, and encrypted data via an identification label. Once decrypted, the clear and decrypted data are combined to activate software programs, and other files.
This patented technology generally relates to methods and software application tools for scheduling and managing resources used in manufacturing facilities, hospital facilities, fleet delivery organizations, and other resource-dependent markets. These resource scheduling tools can be integrated as part of an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution used to manage a company's complete operations.
This patented technology generally relates to preventing software from running on unlicensed systems.
This patented technology generally relates to creating and maintaining desired configurations of software.
SOFTWARE LICENSE MANAGEMENT
This patented technology generally relates to technology for monitoring and tracking the use of software applications across a network. This technology can be used to provide a system for managing software license compliance in an enterprise environment as well as metering actual usage levels in a Software-as-A-Service (SaaS) environment.
This patented technology generally relates to automating the production of worksheet files for use by electronic spreadsheet programs. Specifically, the patented technology permits the efficient retrieval of data from external databases by allowing the user to select specific data from a database and import the specified data into a spreadsheet program through uniquely streamlined spreadsheet commands. The adaptive quality of the technology permits, among other things, the user to retrieve updated information from an external database without creating formatting issues in the user’s spreadsheet program.
TARGETED CONTENT DELIVERY
This patented technology generally relates to the distribution of content to client systems. The technology can be used to ascertain infrastructure related information about a client system, such as installed hardware or applications, as well as location, in order to send appropriate content to the client system.
This patented technology generally relates to systems and software that perform auto-completion of user text entry. This technology may be used in cell phones/PDA's, computers, email clients, web browsers, search engines and other applications where auto-completion makes text entry more efficient.
VIRTUAL COMPUTER WORKSPACES
This patented technology generally relates to the virtualization of multiple workspaces and their associated system resources. This technology can be used by a computer user to create multiple views on their desktop computer or server and is applicable to a variety of markets from enterprise server and software products to virtual reality and video games.
CHILD-FRIENDLY SECURE MOBILE PHONES
This patented technology generally relates to novel mobile phones having user-interfaces and bolstered security features that are useful to a variety of mobile phone users including children and their parents.
This patented technology generally relates to the interference identification and mitigation in GPS receivers, such as those found in various mobile devices (e.g., mobile phones, personal navigation devices, etc.) and other consumer and commercial applications.
LOCATION BASED SERVICES
This patented technology generally relates to the provision of cellular location based services (LBS). More specifically, the technology claimed by the patents is applicable to key aspects of several LBSs, including wireless emergency (E911) Phase II service, handset based navigation, and many other LBSs that rely on knowing the precise location of a mobile user.
MOBILE COMPUTER SYNCHRONIZATION
The patent portfolio includes patents relating to the synchronization of data between mobile and fixed computer systems. This technology may be used to keep email, contacts, calendar information and other data synchronized between mobile devices (such as PDA's and smart phones) and servers or desktop computers.
The patent portfolio includes patents relating to improvements in user interfaces and the technologies used to create them. These technologies are in mobile devices such as mobile phones and tablet computers.
RADIO COMMUNICATION WITH GRAPHICS
This patented technology generally relates to the transmission of visual data over radio communication channels. This technology can be used to transmit visual graphics to vehicles. Examples of use would be visual representations of weather or traffic conditions.
This patented technology generally relates to technology for displaying mobile vehicle information on a map. This technology can be used in navigation and fleet management systems that combine wireless communication with GPS tracking and map displays.
This patented technology generally relates to computer peripheral devices used for cellular data access, such as laptop broadband datacards.
WIRELESS DIGITAL MESSAGING
This patented technology generally relates to transmitting digital content to wireless devices, such as cell phones, PDAs, MP3 players and laptop computers, including wireless systems that deliver digital content, such as images, graphics, photographs, image-embedded e-mail and facsimiles. Among the primary applications for this technology are mobile phone picture messaging and email/fax delivery.
This patented technology generally relates to wireless local area networking (WLAN) and includes communications architectures for use in spread spectrum systems. This technology can be used in equipment such as laptops, wireless routers, access points, handsets and other consumer elecronics devices with WLAN capability.
This patented technology generally relates to retrieval of multimedia information by wireless devices. This technology can be used for relaying multimedia information such a real-time sporting events to handheld wireless devices.