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Benoit Sevigny
Benoit Sevigny: Image processing. Autodesk, Staas & Halsey, July 25, 2006: US07081898 (12 worldwide citation)

Apparatus is provided to color-suppress a source frame that is composed of a plurality of pixels, each pixel being represented by three components defining a position within a color space. The source frame, comprising a foreground image against a background of a substantially uniform backing color, ...


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Benoit Sevigny
Benoit Sevigny: Image processing. Autodesk, Staas & Halsey, August 1, 2006: US07084879 (8 worldwide citation)

Apparatus is provided to flare-suppress a source frame. A distance value is defined that, for any pixel, describes how close its color is to a specified color, and the processing means calculates a transformation that maximizes the distance value of a selected background pixel. A flare value is then ...


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Robert J Slezak: Multimedia architecture for interactive advertising in which secondary programming is varied based upon viewer demographics and content of primary programming. Comverse Networks Systems, Staas & Halsey, December 21, 1999: US06006257 (516 worldwide citation)

The system enables a user to dispose information such as an icon to identify the article that the user posts from the client computer, on the display screen thereof, for example, at the position closer to an icon of an article that another user posted if the former user intends to express the opinio ...


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Yoko Hayashi: Data processing system having double supervising functions. Fujitsu, Staas & Halsey, September 5, 1995: US05448724 (492 worldwide citation)

In a data processing system formed of a plurality of nodes each connected to networks, each node operates either as a manager or as an agent. The manager supervises information included in the agents which are managed by the manager itself. A super manager is connected to the network for recognizing ...


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Scott A Jones, Allen T Arumainayagam, Amitava Mukherjee, Donald F Picard, Richard E Cohen: Integrated services platform for telephone communication system. Boston Technology Incorporated, Staas & Halsey, March 9, 1993: US05193110 (446 worldwide citation)

An integrated services platform for a telephone communication system includes a plurality of application processing ports for providing different types of information services through the telephone communication system. A master control unit and a high speed digital switch control processing of inco ...


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Donald F Picard, Thomas Lyman Root, Jeffrey John Schlueter, Gerald William Weare: System for accessing multimedia mailboxes and messages over the internet and via telephone. Comverse Network Systems, Staas & Halsey, May 15, 2001: US06233318 (427 worldwide citation)

A unified messaging system that provides a multimedia mailbox. The system allows a subscriber to access stored multimedia messages, such as voicemail messages, facsimile messages, combined voice and facsimile messages and video messages, not only through a public switched telephone network using a t ...


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Richard A Lethin, Joseph A Bank III, Charles D Garrett, Mikayo Wada, Mitsuo Sakurai: Dynamic optimizing object code translator for architecture emulation and dynamic optimizing object code translation method. Fujitsu, Staas & Halsey, October 8, 2002: US06463582 (427 worldwide citation)

An optimizing object code translation system and method perform dynamic compilation and translation of a target object code on a source operating system while performing optimization. Compilation and optimization of the target code is dynamically executed in real time. A compiler performs analysis a ...


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Michael T Hoffman: Image file storage and retrieval system. Alphatronix, Staas & Halsey, June 2, 1998: US05761655 (408 worldwide citation)

A system which creates, stores, retrieves and displays thumbnail images. The dominant colors of the image are displayed in the thumbnail images. The dominant colors in an image are determined using groups of pixels where the average color is used to select an appropriate dominant color for display. ...


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Toru Nakagawa, Yuji Takada: Software distribution and maintenance system and method. Fujitsu, Staas & Halsey, November 10, 1998: US05835911 (396 worldwide citation)

A number of sets of software may be systematically distributed and maintained via a network connecting many vendors and users of client/server software. A client program in a user computer detects when software subject to maintenance is activated and transmits an inquiry over the network to the soft ...


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Takeshi Motoyama: Financial information intermediary system. Fujitsu, Staas & Halsey, June 15, 1999: US05913202 (386 worldwide citation)

A financial information intermediary system which extracts the most suitable product information from a wide variety of financial product information supplied by many financial institutions in the market, so that consumers (or clients) can easily reach the desired financial products. To provide info ...



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