Apple patents granted on 17 May 2016

47 US patents granted on 17 May 2016 and assigned to Apple

1 D756,407 Display screen or portion thereof with icon
2 D756,396 Display screen or portion thereof with graphical user interface
3 D756,379 Display screen or portion thereof with animated graphical user interface
4 D756,357 Electronic device with graphical user interface
5 D756,353 Electronic device
6 D756,152 Display stand component
7 9,345,083 Boost converter with a pulse frequency modulation mode for operating above an audible frequency
8 9,344,989 System with wireless messages to enhance location accuracy
9 9,344,966 Automatic power-off of wireless communication device from linked device
10 9,344,832 Methods and apparatus for delivering electronic identification components over a wireless network
11 9,344,792 Ear presence detection in noise cancelling earphones
12 9,344,720 Entropy coding techniques and protocol to support parallel processing with low latency
13 9,344,698 Modifying a value based on a user’s directional motions independent of location of input relative to a display
14 9,344,638 Constant bracket high dynamic range (cHDR) operations
15 9,344,636 Scene motion correction in fused image systems
16 9,344,626 Modeless video and still frame capture using interleaved frames of video and still resolutions
17 9,344,613 Flash synchronization using image sensor interface timing signal
18 9,344,539 Portable electronic device with two-piece housing
19 9,344,536 Accessory attachment mechanisms for an electronic device
20 9,344,339 Efficient service discovery for peer-to-peer networking devices
21 9,344,316 Adaptive time diversity and spatial diversity for OFDM
22 9,344,227 Management of ARQ detection threshold in communication networks
23 9,344,225 Distributed ARQ for wireless communication system
24 9,343,850 Power adapter with a single-piece insulator assembly
25 9,343,720 Pre-treating separator to enable separator for pick and place operation
26 9,343,716 Flexible battery pack
27 9,343,177 Accessing control registers over a data bus
28 9,343,139 Integrated circuit with separate supply voltage for memory that is different from logic circuit supply voltage
29 9,343,031 Electronic device with compact gate driver circuitry
30 9,342,871 Scene motion correction in fused image systems
31 9,342,858 Systems and methods for statistics collection using clipped pixel tracking
32 9,342,842 Context-switching taxonomy for mobile advertisement
33 9,342,727 Field shaping channels in a substrate above a biometric sensing device
34 9,342,725 Image manipulation utilizing edge detection and stitching for fingerprint recognition
35 9,342,689 File system access for one or more sandboxed applications
36 9,342,681 Authentication with secondary approver
37 9,342,674 Man-machine interface for controlling access to electronic devices
38 9,342,496 Auto-completion of names
39 9,342,449 Metadata redundancy schemes for non-volatile memories
40 9,342,304 Processing vectors using wrapping increment and decrement instructions in the macroscalar architecture
41 9,342,287 Software program ratings
42 9,342,231 Remote control of a presentation
43 9,342,180 Contact tracking and identification module for touch sensing
44 9,342,146 Pointing-based display interaction
45 9,342,108 Protecting an electronic device
46 9,341,878 Displays with low reflectance border regions
47 9,341,192 Compact fan assembly with thrust bearing