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William T Freeman, Craig D Weissman: Hand gesture machine control system. Mitsubishi Electric Information Technology Center America, Robert K Tendler Esq, January 14, 1997: US05594469 (723 worldwide citation)

A system for the control from a distance of machines having displays incls hand gesture detection in which the hand gesture causes movement of an on-screen hand icon over an on-screen machine control icon, with the hand icon moving the machine control icon in accordance with sensed hand movements to ...


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Tohei Nitta: Animated electronic meeting place. Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Robert K Tendler, September 13, 1994: US05347306 (715 worldwide citation)

A network-based animated electronic meeting place is provided for business meetings, education, simulated classrooms, casual encounters, personal meetings, art auctions, parties and game playing, which includes a terminal for each participant on the network and local prestored animation graphics, wi ...


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William T Freeman: Dynamic and static hand gesture recognition through low-level image analysis. Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Robert K Tendler, September 26, 1995: US05454043 (533 worldwide citation)

A low-level model-free dynamic and static hand gesture recognition system utilizes either a 1-D histogram of frequency of occurrence vs. spatial orientation angle for static gestures or a 2-D histogram of frequency of occurrence vs. space-time orientation for dynamic gestures. In each case the histo ...


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William T Freeman: Hand gesture control system. Mitsubishi Electric Information Technology Center America, Dirk Brinkman, December 14, 1999: US06002808 (386 worldwide citation)

A system is provided for rapidly recognizing hand gestures for the control of computer graphics, in which image moment calculations are utilized to determine an overall equivalent rectangle corresponding to hand position, orientation and size, with size in one embodiment correlating to the width of ...


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John H Howard: Method and apparatus for reconciling different versions of a file. Mitsubishi Electric Information Technology Center America, Robert K Tendler Esq, February 4, 1997: US05600834 (289 worldwide citation)

In a distributed file environment, a system for safely updating a file wiut risk of losing work performed at one site due to work performed on the file at another site uses a journal or log at each site which is updated after a file is modified. This log is compared with the logs from other sites be ...


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Carol Strohecker, Barbara Barros: System for designing graphical multi-participant environments. Mitsubishi Electric Information Technology Center America, Dirk Brinkman, August 8, 2000: US06100896 (276 worldwide citation)

A system for generating a virtual reality environment applies principles of urban planning. Participants interact with the system by designating or anging certain objects or characteristics of the environment. The environment includes designation of districts having similar scenic characteristics. P ...


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Andrew R Golding: Automobile navigation system with dynamic traffic data. Mitsubishi Electric Information Technology Center America, Dirk Brinkman, August 3, 1999: US05933100 (237 worldwide citation)

A system located in an automobile provides personalized traffic information nd route planning capabilities. This system uses equipment which is becoming standard in automobiles, such as on-board navigation systems and cellular telephones. On-board navigation systems use global positioning system (GP ...


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Tohei Nitta, Darrin B Jewell, Marilyn A Walker: Hand held computer control device. Mitsubishi Electric Information Technology Center America, Robert K Tendler, May 26, 1998: US05757360 (218 worldwide citation)

A compact convenient hand-held, accelerometer-based computer control device s utilized to control on-screen animated characters presented by a computer-driven display in which the movement, persona, or style of the character is controlled through movement of the device in a predetermined pattern whi ...


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Tommy C Poon, Jay Bao, Yoshiki Mizutani, Hiroyuki Nakayama: Universal modem for digital video, audio and data communications. Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Dirk Brinkman, February 20, 2001: US06192070 (204 worldwide citation)

A universal modem has a software-configurable modulator/demodulator which accommodates different modulation formats such as those associated with terrestrial, cable, phone line, satellite and wireless communications to be transmitted and received through a single device in which the modem has reconf ...


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Andrew B Mor: Haptic device. Mitsubishi Electric Information Technology Center America, Dirk Brinkman, July 11, 2000: US06088020 (180 worldwide citation)

Apparatus is provided to extend the number of active degrees of freedom of haptic interface to provide the user with the feel of a tool which is cantilevered over obstacles or which experiences frictional drag along its shaft. This is accomplished by providing two additional active degrees of freedo ...



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