Microsoft patents granted on 11 November 2014

63 US patents granted on 11 November 2014 and assigned to Microsoft

1 D717,339 Display screen with icon
2 D717,333 Display screen with graphical user interface
3 D717,315 Display screen with graphical user interface
4 D717,301 Stylus
5 8,887,298 Updating and validating documents secured cryptographically
6 8,887,297 Creating and validating cryptographically secured documents
7 8,887,250 Techniques for accessing desktop applications using federated identity
8 8,887,172 Virtualized management of remote presentation sessions using virtual machines having load above or below thresholds
9 8,887,162 Persistent local storage for processor resources
10 8,887,159 Flexible and scalable operating system achieving a fast boot and reliable operation
11 8,887,149 Time shift configuration management for software product installation
12 8,887,142 Loop control flow diversion
13 8,887,092 Contact selector that facilitates granular sharing of contact data
14 8,887,088 Dynamic user interface for previewing live content
15 8,887,078 Configuration of custom controls in data-driven environments
16 8,887,077 Synchronized graphical and tabular performance data display
17 8,887,067 Techniques to manage recordings for multimedia conference events
18 8,887,061 Variable screen magnifier user interface
19 8,887,039 Web page based program versioning
20 8,887,006 Proactive failure handling in database services
21 8,886,976 Management of background tasks
22 8,886,944 Watermark to identify leak source
23 8,886,910 Storage device drivers and cluster participation
24 8,886,796 Load balancing when replicating account data
25 8,886,791 Generating alerts based on managed and unmanaged data
26 8,886,787 Notification for a set of sessions using a single call issued from a connection pool
27 8,886,781 Load balancing in cluster storage systems
28 8,886,731 Decentralized relaying algorithm for mobile devices
29 8,886,720 Managing unified communications conferences via categories
30 8,886,685 Navigating media content by groups
31 8,886,664 Decreasing duplicates and loops in an activity record
32 8,886,659 Data framework to enable rich processing of data from any arbitrary data source
33 8,886,649 Multi-center canopy clustering
34 8,886,609 Backup and restore of data from any cluster node
35 8,886,589 Providing knowledge content to users
36 8,886,573 Determining optimum graph bisection using a tree and pruning the tree using a packing lower bound
37 8,886,553 Visual workflow process notation and layout
38 8,886,532 Leveraging interaction context to improve recognition confidence scores
39 8,886,516 Machine translation split between front end and back end processors
40 8,886,341 Adaptive sample-by-sample controller for under-determined systems
41 8,886,234 Techniques for unified messaging
42 8,885,997 NED polarization system for wavelength pass-through
43 8,885,960 Linking photographs via face, time, and location
44 8,885,931 Mitigating use of machine solvable HIPs
45 8,885,890 Depth map confidence filtering
46 8,885,878 Interactive secret sharing
47 8,885,833 One-time recovery credentials for encrypted data access
48 8,885,729 Low-latency video decoding
49 8,885,624 Radio resource allocation for cellular wireless networks
50 8,885,298 Conference roll call
51 8,884,984 Fusing virtual content into real content
52 8,884,983 Time-synchronized graphics composition in a 2.5-dimensional user interface environment
53 8,884,978 Buffer display techniques
54 8,884,974 Managing multiple GPU-based rendering contexts
55 8,884,971 Animation engine decoupled from animation catalog
56 8,884,970 Aligning script animations with display refresh
57 8,884,968 Modeling an object from image data
58 8,884,910 Resistive matrix with optimized input scanning
59 8,884,907 Multi-touch manipulation of application objects
60 8,884,883 Projection of graphical objects on interactive irregular displays
61 8,884,587 Protocols for reporting power status over multiple buses
62 8,882,594 Control scheme for real time strategy game
63 8,882,310 Laser die light source module with low inductance