Google patents granted on 27 November 2012

46 US patents granted on 27 November 2012 and assigned to Google

1 D671,589 Wearable display device
2 8,321,922 Authenticating a user of a system using near field communication
3 8,321,858 Systems and methods for providing software updates
4 8,321,699 System and method for determining power consumption
5 8,321,681 Managing user accounts
6 8,321,677 Pre-binding and tight binding of an on-line identity to a digital signature
7 8,321,627 Memory operation command latency management
8 8,321,537 Methods and system for sharing gadgets between users
9 8,321,510 Automated metadata updates
10 8,321,463 Objective and subjective ranking of comments
11 8,321,462 Custodian based content identification
12 8,321,445 Generating content snippets using a tokenspace repository
13 8,321,432 System and method for filtering electronic messages using business heuristics
14 8,321,428 System and method for navigating documents
15 8,321,422 Fast covariance matrix generation
16 8,321,419 Delegated authority to evaluate content
17 8,321,410 Identification of semantic units from within a search query
18 8,321,409 Document ranking using word relationships
19 8,321,406 Media object query submission and response
20 8,321,404 Dynamic query suggestion
21 8,321,403 Web search refinement
22 8,321,364 Method and system for including robots into social networks
23 8,321,361 Featured items of distributed discussion collaboration
24 8,321,278 Targeted advertisements based on user profiles and page profile
25 8,321,249 Determining a demographic attribute value of an online document visited by users
26 8,321,246 Location check-in via short range communication
27 8,321,225 Generating prosodic contours for synthesized speech
28 8,321,201 Identifying a synonym with N-gram agreement for a query phrase
29 8,321,067 Transitioning a mixed-mode vehicle to autonomous mode
30 8,320,970 Mobile device display management
31 8,320,939 Crowd-sourced information for interior localization and navigation
32 8,320,894 Employing multiple mobile devices with varying functional capabilities
33 8,320,760 Passive optical network with asymmetric modulation scheme
34 8,320,721 Optical mode transformer, in particular for coupling an optical fiber and a high-index contrast waveguide
35 8,320,707 System and method for use of images with recognition analysis
36 8,320,577 Method and apparatus for multi-channel audio processing using single-channel components
37 8,320,558 Encryption of synchronization information
38 8,320,552 Delay estimator
39 8,320,445 System and method for video encoding using constructed reference frame
40 8,320,367 Transitioning telephone from guest mode to custom mode based on logging in to computing system
41 8,319,822 High-resolution, variable depth of field image device
42 8,319,805 Screen condensation with heterogeneous display resolution
43 8,319,800 Systems and methods for displaying fixed-scale content on mobile devices
44 8,319,746 Systems and methods for removing electrical noise from a touchpad signal
45 8,319,685 Mobile device battery management
46 8,319,087 System and method for dynamic, feature-based playlist generation