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Ramesh Jain, Bradley Horowitz, Charles E Fuller, Amarnath Gupta, Jeffrey R Bach, Chiao fe Shu: Similarity engine for content-based retrieval of images. Virage, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, April 6, 1999: US05893095 (418 worldwide citation)

A system and method for content-based search and retrieval of visual objects. A base visual information retrieval (VIR) engine utilizes a set of universal primitives to operate on the visual objects. An extensible VIR engine allows custom, modular primitives to be defined and registered. A custom pr ...


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Ramesh Jain, Bradley Horowitz, Charles E Fuller, Amarnath Gupta, Jeffrey R Bach, Chiao fe Shu: Visual image database search engine which allows for different schema. Virage, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, June 8, 1999: US05911139 (277 worldwide citation)

A system and method for content-based search and retrieval of visual objects. A base visual information retrieval (VIR) engine utilizes a set of universal primitives to operate on the visual objects. An extensible VIR engine allows custom, modular primitives to be defined and registered. A custom pr ...


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Charles Fuller, Mojgan Monika Gorkani, Richard D Humphrey: Integrated data and real-time metadata capture system and method. Virage, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, April 5, 2005: US06877134 (255 worldwide citation)

One aspect of the invention is directed to a system and method for a digital capture system, such as a digital encoder, having an embedded real-time content-based analysis function in the capture device to extract metadata from the digital signals. In one embodiment, metadata (descriptive informatio ...


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Ramesh Jain, Charles Fuller, Mojgan Monika Gorkani, Bradley Horowitz, Richard D Humphrey, Michael J Portuesi, Chiao fe Shu, Arun Hampapur, Amarnath Gupta, Jeffrey Bach: Video cataloger system with hyperlinked output. Virage, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, May 20, 2003: US06567980 (246 worldwide citation)

One aspect of the invention is directed to a system and method for video cataloging. The video is cataloged according to predefined or user definable metadata. The metadata is used to index and then retrieve encoded video. In another aspect of the invention, video metadata track processors convert m ...


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Ramesh Jain, Charles Fuller, Mojgan Monika Gorkani, Bradley Horowitz, Richard D Humphrey, Michael J Portuesi, Chiao fe Shu: Video cataloger system with synchronized encoders. Virage, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, March 19, 2002: US06360234 (211 worldwide citation)

One aspect of the invention is directed to a system and method for video cataloging. The video is cataloged according to predefined or user definable metadata. The metadata is used to index and then retrieve encoded video.


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Ramesh Jain, Bradley Horowitz, Charles E Fuller, Amarnath Gupta, Jeffrey R Bach, Chiao fe Shu: Threshold-based comparison. Virage, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, June 22, 1999: US05915250 (179 worldwide citation)

A system and method for content-based search and retrieval of visual objects. A base visual information retrieval (VIR) engine utilizes a set of universal primitives to operate on the visual objects. An extensible VIR engine allows custom, modular primitives to be defined and registered. A custom pr ...


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Ramesh Jain, Amarnath Gupta, Arun Hampapur, Bradley Horowitz: Visual dictionary. Virage, Knobbe Marten Olson & Bear, November 9, 1999: US05983237 (167 worldwide citation)

A system and method for improving the retrieval performance of a query engine in a visual information retrieval (VIR) system by encoding domain-specific knowledge into the VIR system through a visual dictionary or "victionary". The victionary is a dictionary-like information-mapping module that is u ...


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Tushar R Gheewala, Duane G Breid, Deepak D Sherlekar, Michael J Colwell: Gate array architecture using elevated metal levels for customization. Virage Logic Corporation, Kenneth R Allen, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, September 9, 2003: US06617621 (154 worldwide citation)

An metal programmable integrated circuit apparatus and method of manufacture and design using elevated metal layers for design-specific customization. The lower metal layer are used to form core cells and to provide power and clocking signals to the core cells. These core cell are customizable by th ...


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David Girouard, Bradley Horowitz, Richard Humphrey, Charles Fuller: System and method for hosting of video content over a network. Virage, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, May 22, 2007: US07222163 (153 worldwide citation)

A system and method that provide a hosted application and associated services for encoding, indexing, publishing and searching video media to content owners on a public network. The system and method allow the user interface to be customized and injected into the content-owner's website using dynami ...


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Charles Fuller, Mojgan Monika Gorkani, Richard D Humphrey: Embedded metadata engines in digital capture devices. Virage, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, December 21, 2004: US06833865 (150 worldwide citation)

A digital capture system, such as a digital still camera or digital video recorder, has an embedded real-time content-based analysis function in the capture device to extract metadata from the digital signals. In one embodiment, metadata (descriptive information about the digital content) is formatt ...