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Chia Shen, Frédéric D Vernier, Clifton L Forlines: Multi-user collaborative graphical user interfaces. Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Dirk Brinkman, Clifton D Mueller, Gene V Vinokur, February 5, 2008: US07327376 (72 worldwide citation)

A multi-user collaborative graphical user interface has a display area with a horizontal orientation, the display surface is positioned between the multiple users. The display area also has a centroid and a circumference. The display area is partitioned into work areas so that there is one working a ...


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Daniel N Nikovski, Ajay Divakaran, Regunathan Radhakrishnan, Kadir A Peker: Detecting and diagnosing faults in HVAC equipment. Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Dirk Brinkman, Clifton D Mueller, Gene V Vinokur, October 28, 2008: US07444251 (68 worldwide citation)

A method and system detects and diagnoses faults in heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment. Internal state variables of the HVAC equipment are measured under external driving conditions. Expected internal state variables are predicted for the HVAC equipment operating under the ex ...


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Kent B Wittenburg, Thomas R Lanning, Clifton L Forlines, Alan W Esenther: System and method for presenting and browsing images serially. Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Dirk Brinkman, Clifton O Mueller, Gene V Vinokur, November 21, 2006: US07139006 (62 worldwide citation)

A method presents a set of input images on a display device. First, a set of display images is selected from the set of images. A 3D layout is assigned to each selected image, and a 3D trajectory is assigned to a virtual camera. A set of active images of the set of display images is rendered accordi ...


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Ramesh Raskar, Jack Tumblin, Amit Agrawal: Method for deblurring images using optimized temporal coding patterns. Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Dirk Brinkman, Gene V Vinokur, August 25, 2009: US07580620 (47 worldwide citation)

A method and system deblurs images acquired of a scene by a camera. A light field acquired of a scene is modulated temporally according to a sequence of ons and offs. An optimal coding pattern is selected. The modulated light field is integrated by a sensor of a camera during an exposure time to gen ...


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Ramesh Raskar, Paul A Beardsley, Jeroen van Baar, Paul H Dietz: Interactive wireless tag location and identification system. Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Dirk Brinkman, Clifton D Mueller, Gene V Vinokur, December 26, 2006: US07154395 (42 worldwide citation)

A wireless location and identification system includes a controller and a tag. The controller has a projector configured to generate a unique temporal sequence of light intensities for each pixel in an output image of the projector and a wireless transceiver configured to emit an output signal and r ...


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Ramesh Raskar: Non-photorealistic camera. Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Dirk Brinkman, Clifton D Mueller, Gene V Vinokur, November 13, 2007: US07295720 (36 worldwide citation)

A camera has a single lens and multiple flash units distributed around the lens. A set of images is acquired of a scene with different controlled lighting applied by the flash units, one at the time. The images are stored in a memory, and then combined to produce a single stylized image of the scene ...


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Ramesh Raskar, Jingyi Yu: Stylized imaging using variable controlled illumination. Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Dirk Brinkman, Clifton D Mueller, Gene V Vinokur, May 15, 2007: US07218792 (36 worldwide citation)

A method generates a stylized image. First, a set of images is acquired of a scene. Each image is acquired under a different lighting condition. Silhouette edges are detected in the set of images. Texture regions are identified in the set of images according to the silhouette edges, and an output im ...


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Paul A Viola, Michael J Jones: Detecting pedestrians using patterns of motion and appearance in videos. Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Dirk Brinkman, Clifton D Mueller, Gene V Vinokur, May 1, 2007: US07212651 (35 worldwide citation)

A method detects a moving object in a temporal sequence of images. Images are selected from the temporally ordered sequence of images. A set of functions is applied to the selected images to generate a set of combined images. A linear combination of filters is applied to a detection window in the se ...


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Ramesh Raskar, Jingyi Yu: Detecting silhouette edges in images. Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Dirk Brinkman, Clifton O Mueller, Gene V Vinokur, April 17, 2007: US07206449 (35 worldwide citation)

A method detects silhouette edges in images. An ambient image is acquired of a scene with ambient light. A set of illuminated images is also acquired of the scene. Each illuminated image is acquired with a different light source illuminating the scene. The ambient image is combined with the set of i ...


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Michael J Jones, Paul A Viola: Detecting arbitrarily oriented objects in images. Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Dirk Brinkman, Clifton D Mueller, Gene V Vinokur, March 27, 2007: US07197186 (29 worldwide citation)

A method for detects a specific object in an image. An orientation of an arbitrary object with respect to an image plane is determined and one of a plurality orientation and object specific classifiers is selected according to the orientation. The arbitrary object is classified as a specific object ...



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