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Bran Ferren, W Daniel Hillis, Gerard Roccanova: Method and apparatus for synchronizing audio and video in encrypted videoconferences. Applied Minds, Michael A Glenn, Glenn Patent Group, December 9, 2008: US07464262 (2 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a system that preserves the synchronization of the audio and video presented at a secure conferencing site without necessitating decryption, decompression, compression, and encryption of signals at the hub. The presently preferred embodiment of the invention provides an appara ...


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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, 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 ...


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W Daniel Hillis, Dev Kumar: Method and apparatus for establishing data link based on audio connection. Applied Minds, Michael A Glenn, Glenn Patent Group, October 30, 2012: US08300783 (1 worldwide citation)

In a communications system, after parties form a voice telephone connection, the parties respective communications devices automatically create or leverage machine readable features or content of the telephone connection to identify the parties to each other or to a rendezvous server, and thereafter ...



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