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Roy D Pea, Michael I Mills, Eric Hoffert, Joseph H Rosen, Kenneth Dauber: Methods and apparatus for interactive map-based analysis of digital video content. The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University, Kin Wah Tong Esq, Patterson & Sheridan L, July 25, 2006: US07082572 (81 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides electronic methods and apparatus for interactively authoring, sharing and analyzing digital video content. Methods for authoring include displaying visual data, defining each traversal as a time-based sequence of frames and annotating and storing a record of the traver ...


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Alex Apollonsky, Warren Braunig, Karl Cremin, Eric Hoffert, Ray Tenenbaum: Contextual relevance engine and knowledge delivery system. The Procter & Gamble Company, Leonard W Lewis, November 21, 2006: US07139757 (69 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus are described for providing a user with contextually relevant content from a library of information. According to one embodiment of the present invention, metadata tagged information about a user's work profile and working context, and content within a library of information a ...


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Thomas S Gilley, Eric Hoffert, Rabih Nassar, Brenda Pomerance: Movie advertising playback techniques. Open Text, Sprinkle IP Law Group, March 20, 2012: US08141111 (38 worldwide citation)

An ad in a movie can be a static ad having a position in the movie that cannot be moved, or a dynamic ad having a position in the movie that can be changed. When a viewer of the movie wishes to skip a portion of the movie containing the ad, the playback system determines whether the ad is static or ...


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Alex Apollonsky, Nicolas Badino, Warren Braunig, Karl Cremin, Eric Hoffert, Hemang Nadkami, Ramesh Seshadri, Brian Strull: Configurable architecture for managing corporate and industry knowledgebases. The Procter & Gamble Company, Leonard W Lewis, November 27, 2007: US07302431 (27 worldwide citation)

A method, apparatus, and system are provided for the customers, along with the host, to have the ability to not only configure and tailor the host knowledgebase, but also the environment in which the knowledgebase is delivered. According to one embodiment of the present invention, a configurable arc ...


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Thomas S Gilley, Eric Hoffert, Rabih Nassar, Paul Soukup: Movie advertising placement optimization based on behavior and content analysis. Open Text, Sprinkle IP Law Group, March 27, 2012: US08145528 (22 worldwide citation)

An ad is placed in a movie, by analyzing inherent characteristics of the movie, analyzing viewed characteristics of the movie, analyzing viewer characteristics of a viewer of the movie, obtaining advertiser preferences for placement of the ad in the movie, determining costs of placing the ad in the ...


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Eric Hoffert, Mike Berkley, Kevin Faaborg, Gustav Soderstrom: System and method for switching between media streams for non-adjacent channels while providing a seamless user experience. SPOTIFY, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, June 30, 2015: US09071798 (17 worldwide citation)

An electronic device with one or more processors, memory and a display receives a first request to display a first video stream that corresponds to a first channel in a predetermined sequence of channels. In response to the first request, the device displays the first video stream. While displaying ...


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Richard Leigh Newsome, Chiamu May Lin, Vijay Bhaskar Reddy Gutta, Eric Hoffert, Barbara Elaine Ballard: Adaptive rendering for mobile media sharing. Thwapr, Brenda Pomerance, November 13, 2012: US08312079 (14 worldwide citation)

A page to be delivered to a user device is stored as page components. Based on characteristics of the user device, a page profile, an ad-banner profile and a thumbnail profile are selected. The page components are rendered based on the selected profiles. Further customization may be provided from in ...


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Eric Hoffert, Vijay Bhaskar Reddy Gutta, Richard Leigh Newsome, Chiamu May Lin, Bruce M Goldstein: Subscribing to mobile media sharing. Thwapr, Brenda Pomerance, February 19, 2013: US08380786 (12 worldwide citation)

A user is able to subscribe to an object by sending a mobile message or through a website. The object can be a file or a channel. The subscription message can use hierarchical mobile keywords. The user can adjust their registration information to control how much information is received from the sub ...


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Thomas S Gilley, Eric Hoffert, Rabih Nassar, Brenda Pomerance: Movie advertising playback techniques. Open Text, Sprinkle IP Law Group, May 27, 2014: US08739205 (11 worldwide citation)

An ad in a movie can be a static ad having a position in the movie that cannot be moved, or a dynamic ad having a position in the movie that can be changed. When a viewer of the movie wishes to skip a portion of the movie containing the ad, the playback system determines whether the ad is static or ...


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Thomas S Gilley, Eric Hoffert, Rabih Nassar, Brenda Pomerance: Movie advertising playback systems and methods. Open Text, Sprinkle IP Law Group, May 3, 2016: US09330723 (8 worldwide citation)

An ad in a movie can be a static ad having a position in the movie that cannot be moved, or a dynamic ad having a position in the movie that can be changed. When a viewer of the movie wishes to skip a portion of the movie containing the ad, the playback system determines whether the ad is static or ...