New pending patent applications are published on Thursdays. Today's Spotlight Applications concern aspects of digital watermarking and digital fingerprinting. Assigned to Samsung (KR), the first application discloses techniques for sharing file and electronic device thereof. Assigned to Google, the second application discloses techniques for detection of potentially copyrighted content in user-initiated live streams.
20150143530, "Method for sharing file and electronic device thereof," assigned to Samsung (KR)
A method of operating an electronic device is provided. The method includes generating an edition file edited in a form that shares an original file, generating a first sharing file by inserting a watermark into the edition file, transmitting the first sharing file to an external electronic device, receiving a transmission request of a second sharing file corresponding to the original file from the external electronic device, and transmitting the second sharing file to the external electronic device.
20150143519, "Detection of potentially copyrighted content in user-initiated live streams, assigned to Google.
Systems and methods modifying a presentation of media content in response to a detected violation are provided. In particular, media content such as a media stream broadcasted by a user to other users can be monitored. The broadcasted media stream can be fingerprinted and compared to a fingerprint repository that includes entries associated with media content that is copyrighted or otherwise considered a violation. If the fingerprint matches entries included in the fingerprint repository, then the media stream can be modified such as modified to terminate.