08159519 is referenced by 43 patents and cites 42 patents.

Video communication systems and methods for operating the same are provided with the method determining privacy settings for a video communication event; establishing a video communication link with a video communication system at a remote site; capturing video images of a field of view of at least one image capture device; determining a video context based at least in part upon a determined contextual classification for the communication event; analyzing the captured video images to identify privacy sensitive areas in the captured video images, using a scene analysis algorithm which examines a content of the video images and image context characteristics of the video images based upon the determined privacy settings; modifying the image characteristics in identified privacy sensitive image areas of captured video images, to control the image and image context characteristics to an extent consistent with the determined privacy settings; and transmitting the modified video images.

Title
Personal controls for personal video communications
Application Number
11/756536
Publication Number
8159519 (B2)
Application Date
May 31, 2007
Publication Date
April 17, 2012
Inventor
John N Border
Walworth
NY, US
Andrew C Blose
Penfield
NY, US
Kathleen M Costello
Rochester
NY, US
Andrew F Kurtz
Macedon
NY, US
Agent
Roland R Schindler II
Assignee
Eastman Kodak Company
NY, US
IPC
H04N 7/14
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