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Randy Ubillos: Method and apparatus for video editing with video clip representations displayed along a time line. Adobe Systems Incorporated, Fish & Richardson P C, December 7, 1999: US05999173 (377 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus, in which video clips (and optionally also still image and audio clips) are stored as digital data in a computer memory, selected clips are displayed in elongated tracks on a display screen, and editing operations are performed on the clips in response to manipulation of displ ...


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William B Tyler, Nicholas J Foskett, Soon Y Kong, Richard N Fall, Ronald S Gentile: Method and apparatus for reducing storage requirements for display data. Adobe Systems Incorporated, Fish & Richardson P C, June 10, 1997: US05638498 (216 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for reducing storage requirements for display data on a computer system. Data objects to be displayed are organized into display lists and each data object includes an object type, such as text, graphic, and image. The data objects are rasterized into an uncompressed band buff ...


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John E Warnock, William H McCoy, Richard J Cohn, Allan P Padgett: Method and apparatus for viewing electronic documents. Adobe Systems Incorporated, Fish & Richardson P C, May 27, 1997: US05634064 (198 worldwide citation)

A reader for displaying an electronic document stored in a predetermined format and allowing articles of the document to be read in the direction of their content information flow. The reader includes a selector to select an article of the document to be read. A displayer displays a first portion of ...


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Edward R Rowe, Eswar Priyadarshan, Nabeel A Al Shamma: Method and apparatus for displaying an electronic document with text over object. Adobe Systems Incorporated, Fish & Richardson P C, January 12, 1999: US05860074 (190 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for providing an optimized page-based electronic document file and downloading the optimized file. An optimized document file is created from a non-optimized electronic document. Page contents are contiguously written in the optimized file and a page offset table is provided i ...


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Edward R Rowe, Eswar Priyadarshan, Edward A Taft, Elizabeth M McQuarrie: Method and apparatus for reading multi-page electronic documents. Adobe Systems Incorporated, Fish & Richardson P C, October 6, 1998: US05819301 (188 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for providing an optimized page-based electronic document file and downloading the optimized file. An optimized document file is created from a non-optimized electronic document. Page contents are contiguously written in the optimized file and a page offset table is provided i ...


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Richard N Fall, Nicholas J Foskett, Davin C Wong: Method and apparatus for compressing and decompressing data prior to display. Adobe Systems Incorporated, Fish & Richardson P C, November 23, 1999: US05991515 (176 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for compressing and decompressing display data including methods for predicting compression results and correcting compression ratios prior to the compression of object data. The compressed objects are then decompressed using a related decompression mechanism and sent directly ...


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Todor G Georgiev, Andrew Lumsdaine: Methods and apparatus for reducing plenoptic camera artifacts. Adobe Systems Incorporated, Robert C Kowert, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, May 29, 2012: US08189089 (160 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for reducing plenoptic camera artifacts. A first method is based on careful design of the optical system of the focused plenoptic camera to reduce artifacts that result in differences in depth in the microimages. A second method is computational; a focused plenoptic camera rend ...


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Todor G Georgiev, Andrew Lumsdaine: Methods and apparatus for rich image capture with focused plenoptic cameras. Adobe Systems Incorporated, Robert C Kowert, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, January 1, 2013: US08345144 (159 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for rich image capture using focused plenoptic camera technology. A radiance camera employs focused plenoptic camera technology and includes sets of modulating elements that may be used to modulate the sampling of different aspects of the range of plenoptic data. The radiance c ...


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Todor G Georgiev: Methods and apparatus for light-field imaging. Adobe Systems Incorporated, Robert C Kowert, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, October 16, 2012: US08290358 (156 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for light-field imaging. Light-field camera designs are described that produce higher spatial resolution than conventional plenoptic camera designs, while trading-off the light-field's angular sampling density. This lower angular resolution may be compensated for by a light-fie ...


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Randolph A Strauss: Drag operation gesture controller. Adobe Systems Incorporated, Fish & Richardson P C, June 12, 2001: US06246411 (154 worldwide citation)

A method and system for refining the function performed by a drag operation during the drag operation. After a drag operation begins, a “Drag Toolbar” appears with controls that change the current function of the drag operation when the cursor is moved over a selected control. In the preferred embod ...