07855726 is referenced by 22 patents and cites 17 patents.

An advanced video teleconferencing (AVTC) system uniquely combines a number of features to promote a realistic “same room” experience for meeting participants. These features include an autodirector to select audio and video sources and to compose shots, a collaboration interface for each participant to communicate nonverbal information, directional LEDs to privately alert participants, audio reflected from the main display, and a collaborative table to share a video of objects or papers on a table. When implemented with sufficient bandwidth for take advantage of these features and to keep latency time low, this AVTC system results in a highly realistic and productive teleconferencing experience.

Title
Apparatus and method for presenting audio in a video teleconference
Application Number
11/461373
Publication Number
7855726 (B2)
Application Date
July 31, 2006
Publication Date
December 21, 2010
Inventor
W Daniel Hillis
Encino
CA, US
Bran Ferren
Beverly Hills
CA, US
Agent
Glenn Patent Group
Michael A Glenn
Assignee
Applied Minds
CA, US
IPC
H04N 7/14
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