Apple patents granted on 16 June 2009

12 US patents granted on 16 June 2009 and assigned to Apple

1 7,549,131 Method of controlling movement of a cursor on a screen and a computer readable medium containing such a method as a program code
2 7,549,126 Computer system with graphical user interface including spring-loaded enclosures
3 7,549,123 Mixing input channel signals to generate output channel signals
4 7,549,122 Object selection using hit test tracks
5 7,548,997 Functional DMA performing operation on DMA data and writing result of operation
6 7,548,863 Adaptive context sensitive analysis
7 7,548,837 Simulation of string vibration
8 7,548,664 Producing smooth motion compensated frames by combining multiple interpolation results
9 7,548,584 Using order value for computing motion vector
10 7,548,583 Generation and use of masks in MPEG video encoding to indicate non-zero entries in transformed macroblocks
11 7,548,248 Method and apparatus for image blending
12 7,548,161 Acceleration-based theft detection system for portable electronic devices