Google patents granted on 21 May 2013

21 US patents granted on 21 May 2013 and assigned to Google

1 8,447,918 Garbage collection for failure prediction and repartitioning
2 8,447,886 Collaborative online spreadsheet application
3 8,447,863 Systems and methods for object recognition
4 8,447,765 Height based indexing
5 8,447,760 Generating a related set of documents for an initial set of documents
6 8,447,748 Processing digitally hosted volumes
7 8,447,653 Automated price maintenance for use with a system in which advertisements are rendered with relative preferences
8 8,447,600 Automatic language model update
9 8,447,599 Methods and apparatus for generating, updating and distributing speech recognition models
10 8,447,516 Efficient proximity detection
11 8,447,165 Summarizing video data
12 8,447,144 Data capture from rendered documents using handheld device
13 8,447,111 Triggering actions in response to optically or acoustically capturing keywords from a rendered document
14 8,447,066 Performing actions based on capturing information from rendered documents, such as documents under copyright
15 8,447,032 Generation of min-hash signatures
16 8,447,020 Speed-dial and speed-contact with predictive logic
17 8,446,781 Multi-rank partial width memory modules
18 8,446,675 Image waveguide with mirror arrays
19 8,446,481 Interleaved capture for high dynamic range image acquisition and synthesis
20 8,446,430 Efficient layout of components on a user-interface
21 8,446,363 Enhanced input using touch screen