08063929 is referenced by 51 patents and cites 34 patents.

Video communication systems and methods for operating the same are provided. The system has a computer cooperating with at least one image capture device which acquires video images of a local environment having an individual therein, an audio system, an image processor and a communication controller to acquire video images based upon the acquired video images and to cause output video images to a remote individual during the communication event; said computer further providing a contextual interface including an intra-scene analysis algorithm for identifying potential intra-scene transitions during the communication event and a scene capture management algorithm for determining intra-scene adjustments in video capture settings when an intra-scene transition is detected; and the contextual interface further including a transition test with an inter-scene analysis algorithm, for identifying potential inter-scene transitions in the activities of the individuals, and a transition process structure for determining inter-scene adjustments in video capture settings.

Title
Managing scene transitions for video communication
Application Number
11/756563
Publication Number
8063929 (B2)
Application Date
May 31, 2007
Publication Date
November 22, 2011
Inventor
Elena A Fedorovskaya
Pittsford
NY, US
Kathleen M Costello
Rochester
NY, US
John N Border
Walworth
NY, US
Andrew F Kurtz
Macedon
NY, US
Agent
Roland R Schindler
Assignee
Eastman Kodak Company
NY, US
IPC
H04N 7/14
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