Apple patents granted on 13 January 2015

34 US patents granted on 13 January 2015 and assigned to Apple

1 8,935,718 Advertising management method and system
2 8,935,671 Debugging a graphics application executing on a target device
3 8,935,539 System and method for revising boolean and arithmetic operations
4 8,935,459 Heuristics for programming data in a non-volatile memory
5 8,935,398 Access control in client-server systems
6 8,935,340 Interactive communications system
7 8,935,335 Stationery for electronic messaging
8 8,935,217 Digital asset validation prior to submission for network-based distribution
9 8,935,167 Exemplar-based latent perceptual modeling for automatic speech recognition
10 8,934,921 Location determination using fingerprint data
11 8,934,855 Antenna auto-configuration
12 8,934,657 Speaker magnet assembly with included spider
13 8,934,645 Interaction of sound, silent and mute modes in an electronic device
14 8,934,624 Decoupling rights in a digital content unit from download
15 8,934,565 Reference signaling scheme using compressed feedforward codebooks for multi-user, multiple-input multiple-output (MU-MIMO) systems
16 8,934,564 Generalized reference signaling scheme for multi-user multiple input, multiple output (MU-MIMO) using arbitrarily precoded reference signals
17 8,934,551 Method and apparatus for variable accuracy inter-picture timing specification for digital video encoding with reduced requirements for division operations
18 8,934,547 Method and apparatus for variable accuracy inter-picture timing specification for digital video encoding with reduced requirements for division operations
19 8,934,546 Method and apparatus for variable accuracy inter-picture timing specification for digital video encoding with reduced requirements for division operations
20 8,934,498 Techniques for reducing communication errors in a wireless communication system
21 8,934,426 Method and apparatus for determining channel quality index in multiple user-MIMO communication networks
22 8,934,261 Compact device housing and assembly techniques therefor
23 8,934,228 Display-based speaker structures for electronic devices
24 8,934,045 Digital camera system having remote control
25 8,933,960 Image alteration techniques
26 8,933,948 Graphics system which utilizes fine grained analysis to determine performance issues
27 8,933,905 Touch-sensitive button with two levels
28 8,933,890 Techniques for interactive input to portable electronic devices
29 8,933,876 Three dimensional user interface session control
30 8,933,875 Velocity stabilization for accelerometer based input devices
31 8,933,665 Balancing voltages between battery banks
32 8,933,453 Routing for high resolution and large size displays
33 8,932,895 Cover for image sensor assembly with light absorbing layer and alignment features
34 8,931,962 Dual orientation connector with side contacts