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James Kai Yu Lau, Ayman Kaheel, Motaz El Saban, Mohamed Shawky, Monica Gonzalez, Ahmed El Baz, Tamer Deif, Alaa Abdel Hakim Aly: Using facial data for device authentication or subject identification. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Bryan Webster, Kate Drakos, Micky Minhas, July 14, 2015: US09082235 (21 worldwide citation)

Exemplary methods, apparatus, and systems are disclosed for authenticating a user to computing device. In one exemplary embodiment, an indication of a request by a user to unlock a mobile device in a locked state is received. One or more images of the face of the user are captured. Facial components ...


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Motaz El Saban, Ayman Kaheel, Mohamed Shawky, James Kai Yu Lau: Modifying video regions using mobile device input. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Bryan Webster, Kate Drakos, Micky Minhas, October 6, 2015: US09153031 (3 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods are disclosed for modifying video based on user input and or face detection data received with a mobile device to generate foreground regions (e.g., to separate a user image from background in the video). According to one disclosed embodiment, a method comprises receiving user ...


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James Kai Yu Lau, Ayman Kaheel, Motaz El Saban, Mohamed Shawky, Monica Gonzalez, Ahmed El Baz, Tamer Deif, Alaa Abdel Hakim Aly: Using facial data for device authentication or subject identification. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Klarquist Sparkman, May 16, 2017: US09652663 (1 worldwide citation)

Exemplary methods, apparatus, and systems are disclosed for authenticating a user to computing device. In one exemplary embodiment, an indication of a request by a user to unlock a mobile device in a locked state is received. One or more images of the face of the user are captured. Facial components ...


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Ayman Kaheel, Motaz El Saban, Mahmoud Refaat, Ahmed El Arabawy, Mostafa El Baradei: Using accelerometer information for determining orientation of pictures and video images. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Brandon Roper, Judy Yee, Micky Minhas, September 1, 2015: US09124804

A computing device, such as a mobile device, can capture pictures or video images using a digital camera and obtain associated orientation information using an accelerometer. The orientation information can be used to adjust one or more of the captured pictures or video images to compensate for rota ...


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Sachin Sudhakar Farfade, Vijay Mahadevan, Ayman Kaheel, Ayyappan Arasu, Venkat Kumar Reddy Barakam, Jan Kiran Mahadeokar: Automatic canonical digital image selection method and apparatus. OATH, James J DeCarlo, Greenberg Traurig, December 25, 2018: US10163041

Disclosed are systems and methods for automatic selection of canonical digital images from a large corpus of digital images, such as the corpus of digital images available on the web, for an entity, such as and without limitation a person, a point of interest, object, etc. The automated, unsupervise ...


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Ayman Kaheel, Motaz El Saban, Mahmoud Refaat, Ahmed El Arabawy, Mostafa Baradei: Using accelerometer information for determining orientation of pictures and video images. Microsoft Corporation, September 22, 2011: US20110228112-A1

A computing device, such as a mobile device, can capture pictures or video images using a digital camera and obtain associated orientation information using an accelerometer. The orientation information can be used to adjust one or more of the captured pictures or video images to compensate for rota ...


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Motaz El Saban, Ayman Kaheel, Mohamed Shawky, James Kai Yu Lau: Modifying video regions using mobile device input. Microsoft Corporation, December 27, 2012: US20120327172-A1

Apparatus and methods are disclosed for modifying video based on user input and or face detection data received with a mobile device to generate foreground regions (e.g., to separate a user image from background in the video). According to one disclosed embodiment, a method comprises receiving user ...