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Timothy Alan Heath Wilkinson, David Trevor Cliff: Monitoring of user response to performances. Hewlett Packard Development Company, May 3, 2005: US06888457 (76 worldwide citation)

A portable apparatus for monitoring the reaction of a user to a performance contains one or more sensors for detecting an indirect user response to the performance and a user interface enabling the user to provide a direct user response to the performance. A processor in the portable apparatus is pr ...


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David Trevor Cliff: Automatic compilation of songs. Hewlett Packard Company, February 5, 2002: US06344607 (40 worldwide citation)

A method of automatically producing a compilation mix from a set of songs is disclosed. The method comprises the steps of generating (


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David Trevor Cliff: Automated compilation of music. Hewlett Packard Company, March 18, 2003: US06534700 (17 worldwide citation)

During mixing of two musical tracks, the variations in combined output volume are reduced by analyzing either the intrinsic amplitude at which each track was mastered or the output amplitude (i.e. subsequent to amplification of the audio signal), and modifying either the intrinsic amplitude or ampli ...


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David Trevor Cliff: Method and apparatus for composing a song. Helwett Packard Development Company, June 8, 2004: US06746246 (7 worldwide citation)

Songs are defined by a song template comprising at least one track comprising a sequence of measures and a plurality of audio samples allocated to the or each track. At least two songs are played to an audience, which responds indicating the popularity of each song. A less popular song is selected a ...


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David Trevor Cliff: Visual representation of audio content. Hewlett Packard Development Company, May 24, 2005: US06897868 (5 worldwide citation)

Audio content on a compact disc is displayed as an image of a rotating vinyl record, thus enabling a disc jockey to obtain a visual indication of the nature of the content on the disc. The apparatus comprises a manually operable joystick which can be used to operate a compact disc player, and to cau ...


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David Trevor Cliff, Colin Andrew Low, Rycharde Jeffery Hawkes: Method and apparatus for interactive broadcasting. Hewlett Packard Development Company, October 18, 2011: US08042050 (4 worldwide citation)

A method of creating an interactive broadcast, comprising allowing a plurality of participants to vote on an aspect of a scenario in a virtual space, the broadcast being a computer-generated animated scenario comprising graphics and audio, the participants voting by means of user interface devices w ...


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David Trevor Cliff, Timothy Alan Heath Wilkinson: Monitoring of crowd response to performances. Hewlett Packard Development Company, Lowe Hauptman Gilman & Berner, April 26, 2005: US06885304 (4 worldwide citation)

Monitoring apparatus and methods for monitoring the reaction of people to a performance use two or more monitoring devices of different types. Output signals from the monitoring devices are combined to produce at least one crowd reaction signal indicative of the reaction of those people to the perfo ...


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Rycharde Jeffery Hawkes, David Trevor Cliff, Colin Andrew Low: Simulation at two different levels of complexity. Hewlett Packard Development Company, June 8, 2010: US07734454 (1 worldwide citation)

A technique for consistently simulating at two different complexities of simulation is described. This technique is particularly relevant to simulation of a creature-like autonomous agent (biological or artificial or hybrid). The model, in the particular case a model of the creature, comprises at le ...


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David Trevor Cliff: Automatic compilation of songs. John W Ryan, c o Wilmer Cutler & Pickering, November 15, 2001: US20010039872-A1

A method of automatically producing a compilation mix from a set of songs is disclosed. The method comprises the steps of generating (22) a beat profile comprising a temporal map representing an ideal rate of repeat of the dominant beat for the compilation mix at different points in time over the du ...


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Colin Andrew Low, David Trevor Cliff, Rycharde Jeffery Hawkes: Two mode creature simulation. Hewlett Packard Company, July 8, 2004: US20040133354-A1

A technique for simulating the activities of a large number of creatures is described. The technique utilises two modes of simulation. The first mode of simulation is arranged to simulate the activities of all of the creatures. The second mode of simulation is arranged to simulate the activities of ...



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