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INFORMATION PROCESSING SYSTEM, INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD, AND NON-TRANSITORY COMPUTER READABLE STORAGE MEDIUM

Granted: March 23, 2017
Application Number: 20170082440
An information processing system according to the present application comprises a user terminal and a server apparatus, the user terminal including a magnetic field measuring unit that measures magnetic fields, a movement measuring unit that measures manners of movement, and an output unit that outputs the measured magnetic fields and results of the measurement performed by the movement measuring unit while associating each of the measured magnetic fields and a corresponding one of the…

INFORMATION PROCESSING DEVICE, INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD, AND NON-TRANSITORY COMPUTER READABLE STORAGE MEDIUM

Granted: March 23, 2017
Application Number: 20170083933
An information processing device that performs navigation processing for searching a route to a destination and presenting a guide route in accordance with a search result includes an output control module that causes a voice output module to output, by voice, a voice advertisement or a questionnaire related to a voice advertisement based on a conversation with a user during the navigation processing.

INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, AND INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD, AND NON-TRANSITORY COMPUTER READABLE STORAGE MEDIUM

Granted: March 16, 2017
Application Number: 20170075913
An information processing apparatus according to the embodiment includes a specifying unit, an acquisition unit, a determination unit, and a process unit. The specifying unit specifies two or more users that behave together. The acquisition unit acquires information on the two or more users specified by the specifying unit from a database that stores information on a plurality of users. The determination unit determines a relationship between the two or more users based on the…

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR DYNAMICALLY PROVIDING ADVERTISEMENTS FOR COMPARISON

Granted: March 16, 2017
Application Number: 20170076327
The present teaching relates to providing dynamic advertisements for comparison. In one example, a request is received for selecting advertisement. The request incorporates a query. The query is analyzed to determine a category of product and determine one or more attributes of the category of product based on the query. At least one advertisement associated with the category of product is selected based on the one or more attributes and the request. An instruction on presentation of the…

INFORMATION PROCESSING SYSTEM, MOBILE TERMINAL, SERVER APPARATUS, METHOD FOR PROCESSING INFORMATION, AND NON-TRANSITORY COMPUTER READABLE STORAGE MEDIUM

Granted: March 16, 2017
Application Number: 20170076578
An information processing system includes an acquiring unit that acquires motion information indicating a current motion of a user, a determining unit that compares the motion information acquired by the acquiring unit with standard information indicating a motion of the user in a predetermined state to determine the presence or absence of a state change of the user, and a calculating unit that, when the determining unit determines that a state change is present, calculates an area that…

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR EXCHANGING CRYPTOGRAPHIC KEYS WITH AN UNAUTHENTICATED DEVICE

Granted: March 16, 2017
Application Number: 20170078090
The present teaching relates to exchanging a key with a device. In one example, a secret value is generated. A message is transmitted to the device. The message includes information related to the secret value based on which the device is to create a cryptographic key. A visual code displayed on the device is captured. The visual code includes a first piece of information and a second piece of information. A key value is generated based on the first piece of information and the secret…

PROVIDING DEVICE, TERMINAL DEVICE, PROVIDING METHOD, NON-TRANSITORY COMPUTER READABLE STORAGE MEDIUM, AND AUTHENTICATION PROCESSING SYSTEM

Granted: March 16, 2017
Application Number: 20170078100
A providing device according to the present application includes a detecting unit and a providing unit. The detecting unit detects a function, from among functions used for communication with an authentication server that authenticates the identity of a user by verifying a signature of authentication result information that is information created by adding the signature using a predetermined key to an authentication result obtained by an authentication device that performs personal…

MEASUREMENT DATA COLLECTING SYSTEM, TERMINAL DEVICE, SERVER DEVICE, MEASUREMENT DATA COLLECTING METHOD, AND NON-TRANSITORY COMPUTER READABLE STORAGE MEDIUM

Granted: March 16, 2017
Application Number: 20170078397
A measurement data collecting system includes a data receiving unit that receives first data measured by a first sensor and acquired at a mobile terminal, a measurement environment determining unit that determines environment of the mobile terminal when the first data is acquired based on second data measured by a second sensor and acquired at the mobile terminal. The measurement environment determining unit extracts first data in accordance with the environment from the first data…

INFORMATION PROVIDING APPARATUS, INFORMATION PROVIDING METHOD, AND NON-TRANSITORY COMPUTER READABLE STORAGE MEDIUM

Granted: March 16, 2017
Application Number: 20170078844
An information providing apparatus according to an embodiment includes a specifying unit, a value determination unit, and an information providing unit. The specifying unit specifies a group of two or more users that behave together. The value determination unit determines value of the group specified by the specifying unit as an information provision destination. The information providing unit decides an information provision destination based on the value of the group determined by the…

SYSTEMS AND METHODS INVOLVING CREATION/DISPLAY/UTILIZATION OF INFORMATION MODULES, SUCH AS MIXED-MEDIA AND MULTIMEDIA MODULES

Granted: March 9, 2017
Application Number: 20170068310
Systems and methods consistent with the present innovations are directed to implementations involving creation, viewing, playing sharing and/or utilization of information modules, such as mixed-media modules. A processor communicates a mixed-media module creator interface to a first client device. The mixed-media module creator interface is configured to enable a first user of the first client device to create a mixed-media module, the mixed-media module comprising both an updatable…

Systems and Methods Involving Features of Creation/Viewing/Utilization of Information Modules Such as Mixed-Media Modules

Granted: March 9, 2017
Application Number: 20170068361
Systems and methods consistent with the present innovations are directed to implementations involving creation, viewing, playing, sharing and/or utilization of information modules, such as mixed-media modules.

GENERATION DEVICE, TERMINAL DEVICE, GENERATION METHOD, NON-TRANSITORY COMPUTER READABLE STORAGE MEDIUM, AND AUTHENTICATION PROCESSING SYSTEM

Granted: March 9, 2017
Application Number: 20170070352
A generation device according to the present application includes a storage unit and a generation unit. The storage unit stores information regarding an authentication module that carries out the authentication based on a result of the verification between registration data registered in advance and predetermined input data. The generation unit controls the generation of authentication result information which is information generated from the verification result acquired from the…

NOTIFICATION-NEEDED INFORMATION PRESENTING APPARATUS, NOTIFICATION-NEEDED INFORMATION PRESENTING METHOD, AND NON-TRANSITORY COMPUTER READABLE STORAGE MEDIUM

Granted: March 9, 2017
Application Number: 20170070605
The present application provides techniques including a notification-needed information presenting apparatus that includes at least one information presenting unit capable of presenting information to an occupant of a vehicle, a notification-needed information acquiring unit that acquires notification-needed information, which is information that the occupant needs to be notified of through the information presenting unit in relation to operation of the vehicle, an occupant behavior…

Systems and Methods Involving Features of Creation/Viewing/Utilization of Information Modules Such as Mixed-Media Modules

Granted: March 2, 2017
Application Number: 20170064277
Systems and methods consistent with the present innovations are directed to implementations involving creation, viewing, playing, sharing and/or utilization of information modules, such as mixed-media modules.

SYSTEMS AND METHODS INVOLVING FEATURES OF SEARCH AND/OR SEARCH INTEGRATION

Granted: February 23, 2017
Application Number: 20170053029
Systems and methods are disclosed for performing processing involved with search, such as processing search information to return search results. In one exemplary implementation, there is provided a method for processing information to return search results including mixed-media media presentation(s) selectable by a user. Moreover, such method may involve user interaction to manipulate the presentation, display various media and/or effect other functionality. Further implementations may…

AUTHENTICATION DEVICE, TERMINAL DEVICE, AUTHENTICATION METHOD, AND NON-TRANSITORY COMPUTER READABLE STORAGE MEDIUM

Granted: February 16, 2017
Application Number: 20170048224
An authentication device according to the present application includes an acquisition unit and an authentication unit. The acquisition unit acquires use states in a plurality of terminal devices used by a user. The authentication unit authenticates the user based on a combination of the use states of the terminal devices acquired by the acquisition unit. For example, the acquisition unit acquires the use states of the terminal devices within a predetermined period of time until a time…

DELIVERY APPARATUS, DELIVERY METHOD, TERMINAL DEVICE, AND NON-TRANSITORY COMPUTER READABLE STORAGE MEDIUM

Granted: February 16, 2017
Application Number: 20170048351
A delivery apparatus according to the present application includes a receiving unit and a delivering unit. The receiving unit receives a delivery request for content from a terminal device. The delivering unit delivers the content corresponding to the delivery request, and user information that is related to a user who is using the terminal device and that is to be added to the content to the terminal device. For example, the delivering unit delivers the user information corresponding to…

TERMINAL APPARATUS, TERMINAL CONTROL METHOD, AND NON-TRANSITORY COMPUTER READABLE STORAGE MEDIUM

Granted: February 9, 2017
Application Number: 20170038920
A terminal apparatus according to the present application includes a receiving unit, a first display control unit, and a second display control unit. The receiving unit receives an operation to designate a first area. When the receiving unit has received the operation to designate the first area, the first display control unit displays first input candidates. When an operation to designate a second area has been received, the second display control unit displays second input candidates…

ESTIMATING APPARATUS, TRAVEL DIRECTION ESTIMATING METHOD, AND NON-TRANSITORY COMPUTER READABLE STORAGE MEDIUM

Granted: February 2, 2017
Application Number: 20170030717
According to one aspect of an embodiment, an estimating apparatus includes a detector that detects accelerations. The estimating apparatus includes an identifying unit that identifies a gravity direction using an average of the accelerations that the detector detects in a certain state. The estimating apparatus includes an estimating unit that estimates a travel direction based on the gravity direction that the identifying unit identifies from the accelerations that the detector detects.

INFORMATION PROCESSING DEVICE, INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD, NON-TRANSITORY COMPUTER READABLE STORAGE MEDIUM, AND DISTRIBUTION DEVICE

Granted: February 2, 2017
Application Number: 20170032410
An information processing device according to the present application includes a detecting unit and a predicting unit. The detecting unit detects a move operation to move contents displayed on a display screen of the information processing device. The specifying unit specifies a focused region on which a user is focused for the display screen of the information processing device based on a result of the detection by the detecting unit.