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Myron Dale Flickner, David Bruce Koons, Qi Lu, Paul Philip Maglio, Carlos Hitoshi Morimoto, Edwin Joseph Selker: Method and system for relevance feedback through gaze tracking and ticker interfaces. International Business Machines Corporation, McGinn & Gibb PLLC, June 10, 2003: US06577329 (218 worldwide citation)

A system and method (and signal medium) for interactively displaying information, include a ticker display for displaying items having different views, a tracker for tracking a user's eye movements while observing a first view of information on the ticker display, and a mechanism, based on an o ...


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Arnon Amir, Myron Dale Flickner, David Bruce Koons, Carlos Hitoshi Morimoto, Shumin Zhai: Method and apparatus for determining eye contact. International Business Machines Corporation, Dan Hubert & Assoc, May 21, 2002: US06393136 (89 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus determine when a subject is looking at a specific target area by estimating a divergence angle between (1) the direction in which the subject is looking and (2) the direction from the subject directly to the target area. This technique accesses whether the subject is looking a ...


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Arnon Amir, Myron Dale Flickner, David Bruce Koons, Carlos Hitoshi Morimoto: System and method for eye gaze tracking using corneal image mapping. International Business Machines Corporation, Marc D McSwain, December 9, 2003: US06659611 (62 worldwide citation)

A system and method for eye gaze tracking without calibrated cameras, direct measurements of specific users' eye geometries, or requiring the user to visually track a cursor traversing a known trajectory. The preferred embodiment includes two uncalibrated cameras imaging the user's eye and ...


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Myron Dale Flickner, Qi Lu, Carlos Hitoshi Morimoto: Gaze-based secure keypad entry system. International Business Machines Corporation, Khanh Q Tran Esq, McGinn & Gibb PLLC, August 28, 2001: US06282553 (42 worldwide citation)

A system for secure data entry, includes a virtual keypad having a plurality of keys, a mechanism for determining to which virtual key of the keypad a user is looking, and an actuator, operable by the user, for confirming key selection. Another system for secure data entry, includes a virtual keypad ...


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Arnon Amir, Myron Dale Flickner, David Bruce Koons, Carlos Hitoshi Morimoto: Method and apparatus for associating pupils with subjects. International Business Machines Corporation, Dan Hubert, March 25, 2003: US06539100 (19 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus analyzes a scene to determine which pupils correspond to which subjects. First, a machine-readable representation of the scene, such as a camera image, is generated. Although more detail may be provided, this representation minimally depicts certain visually perceivable charac ...


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Arnon Amir, Myron Dale Flickner, David Bruce Koons, Carlos Hitoshi Morimoto: System and method for eye gaze tracking using corneal image mapping. International Business Machines Corporation, Marc D McSwain, IBM Corporation, July 3, 2003: US20030123027-A1

A system and method for eye gaze tracking without calibrated cameras, direct measurements of specific users' eye geometries, or requiring the user to visually track a cursor traversing a known trajectory. The preferred embodiment includes two uncalibrated cameras imaging the user's eye and having on ...