Apple patents granted on 14 May 2013

35 US patents granted on 14 May 2013 and assigned to Apple

1 D682,262 Portable display device with animated graphical user interface
2 8,443,319 Method for preparing re-architected designs for sequential equivalence checking
3 8,443,285 Visual presentation composition
4 8,443,284 Script-integrated storyboards
5 8,443,278 Identification of tables in an unstructured document
6 8,443,226 Systems and methods for diagnosing and fixing electronic devices
7 8,443,216 Hardware automatic performance state transitions in system on processor sleep and wake events
8 8,443,204 Ticket authorized secure installation and boot
9 8,443,118 Data flow control within and between DMA channels
10 8,443,096 Accessory identification for mobile computing devices
11 8,443,090 NAT traversal for media conferencing
12 8,443,038 Network media device
13 8,442,998 Storage of a document using multiple representations
14 8,442,982 Extended database search
15 8,442,838 Bitrate constrained variable bitrate audio encoding
16 8,442,588 Systems having cables with wireless communications capabilities
17 8,442,521 Carrier configuration at activation
18 8,442,257 Cables with intertwined jackets
19 8,442,254 Audio port configuration for compact electronic devices
20 8,442,126 Synchronizing audio and video content through buffer wrappers
21 8,442,009 Method and system for soft handoff in mobile broadband systems
22 8,441,965 Methods and apparatus for reducing data transmission overhead
23 8,441,918 System access and synchronization methods for MIMO OFDM communications systems and physical layer packet and preamble design
24 8,441,917 OFDM system and method employing OFDM symbols with known or information-containing prefixes
25 8,441,790 Electronic device housing as acoustic input device
26 8,441,643 Manufacturing and testing techniques for electronic displays
27 8,441,499 User interface contrast filter
28 8,441,453 Contact tracking and identification module for touch sensing
29 8,441,450 Movable track pad with added functionality
30 8,441,439 Modifying a value based on a user’s directional motions independent of location of input relative to a display
31 8,441,422 Light sensitive display with object detection calibration
32 8,441,404 Feed networks for slot antennas in electronic devices
33 8,440,926 Low profile tape structures
34 8,440,922 Water inhibiting slide switch
35 8,440,274 Electronic device moisture indicators