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Kurtis J Ritchey: Panoramic image based virtual reality/telepresence audio-visual system and method. Dennis Crawford, Litman McMahon & Brown, February 27, 1996: US05495576 (706 worldwide citation)

An improved panoramic image based virtual reality/telepresence audio-visual system and method includes panoramic three-dimensional input devices, a computer processor, and a panoramic audio-visual output device. In one embodiment of the system the input devices comprise a sensor assembly including a ...


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Kurtis J Ritchey: Panoramic display system. July 14, 1992: US05130794 (387 worldwide citation)

A panoramic image based virtual reality display system includes a panoramic optical assembly, preferably of substantially spherical coverage, feeding composite optical images to a light sensitive surface of a video camera for storage or further processing in image processing circuitry. Such image pr ...


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Kurtis J Ritchey: Spherical projection system. Litman Day & McMahon, April 7, 1987: US04656506 (61 worldwide citation)

A spherical projection system includes a spherical rear projection screen assembly of an extent such that a viewer sees projected images in any viewable direction, a plurality of image projectors which cooperate to project portions of a continuous panoramic scene onto all the viewable surfaces of th ...


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Kurtis J Ritchey: Panoramic image-based virtual reality/telepresence audio-visual system and method. Cardinal Law Group, August 9, 2007: US20070182812-A1

A panoramic system comprises means for obtaining a panoramic image, and means for displaying the panoramic image.


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Kurtis J Ritchey: Dynamic interactive region-of-interest panoramic/three-dimensional immersive communication system and method. Cardinal Law Group, January 4, 2007: US20070002131-A1

A method of dynamic interactive region-of-interest panoramic immersive communication involves a capturing a panoramic image and a specification of a size and a location of a region-of-interest in the panoramic image.


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Kurtis J Ritchey: Card multimedia method and system. Cardinal Law Group, November 15, 2007: US20070262158-A1

A card display comprising a memory storage unit, an electronic paper operable to receive imagery from the memory storage unit, and a battery providing electrical power to the electronic paper and the memory unit.


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Kurtis J Ritchey: Panoramic image-based virtual reality/telepresence audio-visual system and method. Cardinal Law Group, January 31, 2008: US20080024594-A1

A panoramic system generally employs a panoramic input component, a processing component, and a panoramic display component. The panoramic input component a panoramic sensor assembly and/or image selectors that can be used on an individual or network basis. The processing component provides various ...


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Kurtis J Ritchey: Volumetric panoramic sensor systems. Cardinal Law Group, February 7, 2008: US20080030573-A1

A volumetric sensor assembly comprising a single strip of material that has been twisted such that light sensitive recording regions face in a plurality of directions, optics associated with each region to record a portion of the panoramic scene, and a processor to read out the signal associated wit ...


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Kurtis J Ritchey: Volumetric panoramic sensor systems. Cardinal Law Group, January 10, 2008: US20080007617-A1

A volumetric sensor assembly comprising a single strip of material that has been twisted such that light sensitive recording regions face in a plurality of directions, optics associated with each region to record a portion of the panoramic scene, and processing means to read out the signal associate ...


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Kurtis J Ritchey: Panoramic adapter system and method with spherical field-of-view coverage. Kurtis J Ritchey, February 25, 2010: US20100045773-A1

A panoramic optical system includes optical means including one or more objective and relay optics to focus at least one image representing at least some portion of a substantially spherical field-of-view scene in focus to an imaging plane, housing means including support means to hold the optical m ...



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