Apple patents granted on 04 October 2011

17 US patents granted on 04 October 2011 and assigned to Apple

1 RE42,779 Apparatus and method for handling digital image data
2 8,032,843 User interface for providing consolidation and access
3 8,032,673 Transaction ID filtering for buffered programmed input/output (PIO) write acknowledgements
4 8,032,672 Increased speed of processing of audio samples received over a serial communications link by use of channel map and steering table
5 8,032,670 Method and apparatus for generating DMA transfers to memory
6 8,032,565 Automated creation of media asset illustrations
7 8,032,371 Determining scale factor values in encoding audio data with AAC
8 8,032,181 Service provider activation with subscriber identity module policy
9 8,031,962 Workflows for color correcting images
10 8,031,864 Dual-purpose hardware aperture
11 8,031,777 Multipass video encoding and rate control using subsampling of frames
12 8,031,569 Playing data from an optical media drive
13 8,031,174 Multi-touch surface stackup arrangement
14 8,031,164 Backlight and ambient light sensor system
15 8,031,094 Touch controller with improved analog front end
16 8,031,050 System and method for situational location relevant invocable speed reference
17 8,029,166 Active enclosure for computing device