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Bran Ferren, W Daniel Hillis: Systems and methods for enhancing teleconference collaboration. Applied Minds, Michael A Glenn, Glenn Patent Group, December 7, 2010: US07847814 (2 worldwide citation)

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 participan ...


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W Daniel Hillis, Bran Ferren, Russel Howe: Method of maintaining eye contact in video conferencing using view morphing. Applied Minds, Michael A Glenn, Glenn Patent Group, August 10, 2010: US07773108 (2 worldwide citation)

A view morphing algorithm is applied to synchronous collections of video images from at least two video imaging devices, and interpolating between the images, creates a composite image view of the local participant. This composite image approximates what might be seen from a point between the video ...


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Bran Ferren: Automated extended depth of field imaging apparatus and method. Applied Minds, Michael A Glenn, Glenn Patent Group, April 10, 2012: US08154647 (2 worldwide citation)

An imaging apparatus and method enables an automated extended depth of field capability that automates and simplifies the process of creating extended depth of field images. An embodiment automates the acquisition of an image “stack” or sequence and stores metadata at the time of image acquisition t ...


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W Daniel Hillis, Bran Ferren: Satellite and retroreflector atmospheric spectroscopy system. Applied Minds, Michael A Glenn, Glenn Patent Group, October 26, 2004: US06809818 (2 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for obtaining atmospheric spectroscopy measurements from an observation platform using retroreflectors is disclosed. The observation platform is located above the surface of a planetary body, and at least one retroreflector is located on the surface of the planetary body. Elec ...


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Bran Ferren, Clinton B Hope: System for providing an enhanced immersive display environment. APPLIED MINDS, Michael A Glenn, Perkins Coie, October 11, 2016: US09465283 (1 worldwide citation)

An immersive dome includes a number of novel features designed to enhance the performance of the immersive dome over presently-known immersive dome environments. Projectors are mounted in a multi-tier tower, out of sight beneath a viewing platform positioned to provide optimal wrap-around viewing. T ...


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Bran Ferren, W Daniel Hillis, Thomas McKnight, Rudy Yukich, Braddock Gaskill: Systems and methods for enhancing teleconferencing collaboration. APPLIED MINDS, Michael A Glenn, Perkins Coie, June 16, 2015: US09058055 (1 worldwide citation)

An advanced video teleconferencing system facilitates an engaging and realistic video conferencing experience. Key design elements and video, audio, and control capabilities are provided for a video conferencing experience that cannot be attained with conventional methods, which elements and capabil ...


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Bran Ferren, W Daniel Hillis, Thomas McKnight: Systems and methods for enhancing teleconferencing collaboration. Applied Minds, Michael A Glenn, Glenn Patent Group, March 5, 2013: US08390668 (1 worldwide citation)

An advanced video teleconferencing system facilitates an engaging and realistic video conferencing experience. Key design elements and video, audio, and control capabilities are provided for a video conferencing experience that cannot be attained with conventional methods, which elements and capabil ...


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Bran Ferren, W Daniel Hillis: Systems and methods for enhancing teleconferencing collaboration. Applied Minds, Michael A Glenn, Glenn Patent Group, June 4, 2013: US08456506 (1 worldwide citation)

An advanced video teleconferencing system facilitates an engaging and realistic video conferencing experience. Key design elements and video, audio, and control capabilities are provided for a video conferencing experience that cannot be attained with conventional methods, which elements and capabil ...


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Bran Ferren, W Daniel Hillis, Thomas McKnight, Rudy Yukich, Braddock Gaskill: Systems and methods for enhancing teleconferencing collaboration. Applied Minds, Michael A Glenn, Glenn Patent Group, April 17, 2012: US08159521 (1 worldwide citation)

An advanced video teleconferencing system facilitates an engaging and realistic video conferencing experience. Key design elements and video, audio, and control capabilities are provided for a video conferencing experience that cannot be attained with conventional methods, which elements and capabil ...


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Bran Ferren, W Daniel Hillis, Clinton Blake Hope: Imaging method and device using biometric information for operator authentication. Applied Minds, Perkins Coie, December 9, 2014: US08908935 (1 worldwide citation)

Essentially coincident with the capture of an image by the imaging device, biometric information indicating the identity of the operator of the device is obtained from at least one biometric sensor. The biometric information and captured image are then stored in a manner reliably associating each wi ...