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Andrew C Payne, Lawrence C Stewart, David J Mackie: Network sales system. Open Market, Fish & Richardson P C, February 3, 1998: US05715314 (1298 worldwide citation)

A network-based sales system includes at least one buyer computer for operation by a user desiring to buy a product, at least one merchant computer, and at least one payment computer. The buyer computer, the merchant computer, and the payment computer are interconnected by a computer network. The bu ...


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Andrew C Payne, Lawrence C Stewart, David J Mackie: Network sales system. Open Market Incorporated, Fish & Richardson P C, June 1, 1999: US05909492 (436 worldwide citation)

A network-based sales system includes at least one buyer computer for operation by a user desiring to buy a product, at least one merchant computer, and at least one payment computer. The buyer computer, the merchant computer, and the payment computer are interconnected by a computer network. The bu ...


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Andrew C Payne, Lawrence C Stewart, David J Mackie: Network sales system. Open Market, Bell Boyd & Lloyd, September 10, 2002: US06449599 (126 worldwide citation)

A network-based sales system includes at least one buyer computer for operation by a user desiring to buy a product, at least one merchant computer, and at least one payment computer. The buyer computer, the merchant computer, and the payment computer are interconnected by a computer network. The bu ...


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David J Mackie, Dihong Tian, Andrew P Weir, Maurice Buttimer, Joseph T Friel, J William Mauchly, Wen Hsiung Chen: System and method for providing enhanced video processing in a network environment. Cisco Technology, Patent Capital Group, May 13, 2014: US08723914 (19 worldwide citation)

A method is provided in one example and includes receiving a video input from a camera element; using change detection statistics to identify background image data; using the background image data as a temporal reference to determine foreground image data of a particular video frame within the video ...


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David J Mackie: Approach for downloading data over networks using automatic bandwidth detection. Apple, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, January 8, 2013: US08352627 (16 worldwide citation)

An approach is provided for downloading data over a network that uses automatic bandwidth detection. According to the approach, a first version of data to be requested is selected from a plurality of available versions of the data. The first version may be selected based upon a default selection or ...


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William B May Jr, David J Mackie, Blane A Eisenberg, Philip R Graham: Converting media streams in a communication system. Cisco Technology, Baker Botts L, January 19, 2010: US07649898 (5 worldwide citation)

Converting a media stream includes communicating a call for a first system according to a first protocol. A media stream is retrieved from a second system, where the media stream communicated according to a second protocol distinguishable from the first protocol. The media stream is converted from t ...


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Blane A Eisenberg, David J Mackie: Efficient error response in a video conferencing system. Cisco Technology, Baker Botts L, June 1, 2010: US07729299 (5 worldwide citation)

Elements in a video conferencing system may respond to error message(s) by aggregating any related error messages and responding based on a severity of the error indicated by the related error messages. A multipoint control unit (MCU) may identify an active stream from a first endpoint and forward t ...


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Peter A J Fornell, David J Mackie, Wei Li, Indrajit Rajeev Gajendran, Hai Lin, Chin Tong Chow: System and method for providing camera functions in a video environment. Cisco Technology, Patent Capital Group, May 20, 2014: US08730297 (4 worldwide citation)

A method is provided in one example and includes receiving image data at a camera element that is provisioned at a first endpoint, which is configured to conduct a video session involving a second endpoint. The method also includes identifying an incoming request for the video session; signaling to ...


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Philip R Graham, Hugh J McLaughlin, David J Mackie: Multipoint conference video switching. Cisco Technology, Baker Botts L, December 18, 2012: US08334891 (4 worldwide citation)

A method includes receiving a plurality of audio signals, wherein the audio signals each include a plurality of packets containing voice data associated with conference participants. One or more of the audio signals is associated with a video signal and at least one of the audio signals is associate ...


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Kristin Andrew Dunn, David J Mackie: System and method for displaying participants in a videoconference between locations. Cisco Technology, Baker Botts L, June 24, 2014: US08760485 (2 worldwide citation)

A system and method for displaying participants in a videoconference between locations includes receiving a plurality of video signals from at least two cameras located at one or more remote sites. A display position is assigned for each video signal. The video signals are displayed on one or more d ...