Microsoft patents granted on 18 November 2014

63 US patents granted on 18 November 2014 and assigned to Microsoft

1 D717,818 Display screen with graphical user interface
2 D717,798 Stylus
3 8,893,308 Counterfeit prevention for optical media
4 8,893,287 Monitoring and managing user privacy levels
5 8,893,268 Permission re-delegation prevention
6 8,893,224 Zone policy administration for entity tracking and privacy assurance
7 8,893,204 Dynamically adapting media streams
8 8,893,156 Monitoring of distributed applications
9 8,893,155 Providing distributed array containers for programming objects
10 8,893,141 System and method for describing applications for manageability and efficient scale-up deployment
11 8,893,116 Installation engine and package format for parallelizable, reliable installations
12 8,893,090 Stepping out of an asynchronous method into its continuation in a debugger
13 8,893,081 Selectively enabling runtime editing of an application
14 8,893,042 Determination and display of relevant websites
15 8,893,033 Application notifications
16 8,893,024 User evaluation in a collaborative online forum
17 8,893,022 Interactive and shared viewing experience
18 8,893,007 Managing network usage per application via policies
19 8,892,993 Translation file
20 8,892,897 Method for generating and detecting auditable passwords
21 8,892,896 Capability and behavior signatures
22 8,892,758 Plug and play device redirection for remote systems
23 8,892,732 Network resource management with prediction
24 8,892,727 Funnel analysis of the adoption of an application
25 8,892,710 Keep alive management
26 8,892,701 Web publishing pipeline
27 8,892,694 Declarative system configurations
28 8,892,684 Dynamic selection of resources for compression in a content delivery network
29 8,892,674 Integration of a computer-based message priority system with mobile electronic devices
30 8,892,658 Break-through mechanism for personas associated with a single device
31 8,892,638 Predicting and retrieving data for preloading on client device
32 8,892,634 Extensible video player selection via server-side detection of client application
33 8,892,632 Client-server interaction frequency control
34 8,892,628 Administrative interface for managing shared resources
35 8,892,626 Organizing resources into collections to facilitate more efficient and reliable resource access
36 8,892,601 Creating web applications using cloud-based friction-free databases without requiring web hosting knowledge
37 8,892,585 Metadata driven flexible user interface for business applications
38 8,892,580 Transformation of regular expressions
39 8,892,578 Visual preview of search results
40 8,892,553 Auto-generation of events with annotation and indexing
41 8,892,498 Forecasting a future event in an event stream
42 8,892,493 Compatibility testing using traces, linear temporal rules, and behavioral models
43 8,892,479 Recognizing finger gestures from forearm EMG signals
44 8,892,439 Combination and federation of local and remote speech recognition
45 8,892,170 Unlock screen
46 8,892,123 Identifying meeting attendees using information from devices
47 8,891,884 Regression tree fields
48 8,891,861 Image classification
49 8,891,827 Systems and methods for tracking a model
50 8,891,772 Cloud key escrow system
51 8,891,499 Computer radio with pre-defined configuration set
52 8,891,111 Adaptable printer driver
53 8,891,067 Multiple synchronized optical sources for time-of-flight range finding systems
54 8,890,952 Imaging system
55 8,890,926 Automatic identification and representation of most relevant people in meetings
56 8,890,890 Pluggable web-based visualizations for applications
57 8,890,886 User interface with color themes based on input image data
58 8,890,882 Computerized method and system for generating a display having a physical information item and an electronic information item
59 8,890,874 Changing visual content communication
60 8,890,808 Repositioning gestures for chromeless regions
61 8,888,331 Low inductance light source module
62 8,888,287 Human-computer interface system having a 3D gaze tracker
63 8,887,987 Federated voting with criteria-based discrimination