Posts Tagged ‘patents’

WordLogic Corporation Sees Further Validation of Its Predictive Technologies With New U.S. Patent Allowance

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA- (June 14, 2013) -  WordLogic (OTCQB:WLGC), the predictive intelligence technology company that creates patented solutions for mobiles, tablets and desktops, is pleased to announce that the U.S. patent office allowance of patent application No. 11/036267, entitled: Method, System, Apparatus and Computer-readable media for directing Input associated with a Keyboard-Type device. This patent covers the technology necessary to integrate enhanced input and predictive software with mobile devices and existing hardware keyboard systems on PCs and similar devices. Read more

Veveo Adds Four Patents for Semantic Technologies

TVTechnology.com reports, “Veveo, a provider of semantic technologies to bridge the usability gap in connected devices and applications with intelligent search, discovery and personalization solutions, has been awarded four new patents by the United States Patent and Trademark Office, bringing its total count of issued patents to 38. The new patents relate to improving search experiences in the context of current usability trends around social, device based universal search, or semantic and intelligent searching capabilities.  The patent entitled ‘User interface methods and systems for selecting and presenting content based on user relationships’ (USPTO number 8,423,583) covers incremental search capabilities based on relationships of users.” Read more

The Cyborgs are Coming: Futuristic Patents at IBM

Brian Jackson recently discussed three of IBM’s latest patents that could, as he puts it, “be used to create a futuristic cyborg.” Jackson explains, “Well, it’s possible. Out of the 6,478 patents that big blue registered in the U.S. last year, a few of them definitely focus on giving computers more human-like capabilities. Combining them and projecting into the future, you could imagine that someone like Star Trek’s Commander Data could be the result of intellectual groundwork like this.” Read more

Google Purchases 217 IBM Patents

Google has purchased over two hundred IBM patents including one patent for a semantic social network. Peter Pachal reports, “While the patents cover a variety of topics, one in particular could give the search giant a new tool for its social network, Google+. The patents cover many different technologies, but they mainly deal with data services like email management, online calendars and transferring web apps between devices. The patent grab, first reported by SEO by the Sea, potentially serves two purposes: providing avenues to develop new products, and providing ammunition in litigation.” Read more

Praxeon Introduces Semantic Life Science Tool DocumentLens

According to a recent article, “Praxeon, Inc., the award-winning Boston-based leader in delivering knowledge solutions for the Healthcare and Life Science communities, today announced the launch of DocumentLens. Their cloud-based web application helps scientific researchers deal with the ever increasing deluge of online and electronic data and information from peer-reviewed journals, regulatory sites, patents and proprietary sources. DocumentLens provides an easy-to-utilize environment to enrich discovery, enhance idea generation, shorten the investigation time, improve productivity and engage collaboration.” Read more

LexisNexis Brings Semantics to Patent Research

LexisNexis has announced “the debut of an innovative new semantic search ‘brain’ for its full complement of intellectual property (IP) research products. The next-generation semantic search technology identifies the meaning of multiple concepts within a single search query to help users zero in on core concepts faster and make fewer revisions to their search queries. The technology will power the patent research and retrieval service LexisNexis® TotalPatentTM, the automated patent application and analysis product LexisNexis® PatentOptimizerTM, and IP research across patent and non-patent literature conducted on the flagship lexis.com® online legal research service.” Read more