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Geoffrey B Rhoads, Phillip Andrew Seder, Marc D Miller, Brian T MacIntosh, William C Hein III, Brett T Hannigan: Method of linking on-line data to printed documents. Digimarc Corporation, Digimarc Corporation, May 23, 2006: US07051086 (191 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to linking on-line data to printed documents, such as business cards, envelopes, stickers, stationary, letterhead, résumés, etc. In one embodiment, a card-user registers with an on-line database and receives a gallery item including a steganographically-embedded unique ...


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Geoffrey B Rhoads, Tony F Rodriguez, Tyler J McKinley, Marc D Miller, Kirstin Hierholzer: User control and activation of watermark enabled objects. Digimare Corporation, Digimare Corporation, February 21, 2006: US07003731 (176 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for associating watermark enabled objects with machine behaviors. Machine behaviors refer to actions by devices or systems in response to a triggering event. Examples of these behaviors include fetching a web page, opening an email client to send an email to a specific person, in ...


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Tyler J McKinley, Marc D Miller, J Scott Carr, William Y Conwell: Digital watermarks and trading cards. Digimarc Corporation, William Y Conwell, Digimarc Corporation, May 11, 2004: US06735324 (102 worldwide citation)

Digital watermarks can be employed in conjunction with trading cards (e.g., baseball cards, fantasy game cards, etc.) to serve a variety of purposes. Among these are facilitating on-line collecting and game-play. Digital watermarks may also be used in distinguishing genuine cards from counterfeits.


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Marc D Miller, Kenneth L Levy, Geoffrey B Rhoads: Digital watermarking systems and methods. Digimarc Corporation, February 28, 2006: US07006661 (38 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to digital watermarking systems and methods. In a first implementation, so-called movie studio rough-cuts are watermarked to provide a forensic tracking clue or to provide security for distributed rough-cuts. In another implementation, a watermark is determined for a co ...


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Marc D Miller, Jonathan L Hawes: Embedding watermark components during separate printing stages. Digimarc Corporation, Digimarc Corporation, May 2, 2006: US07039214 (32 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to embedding a document with multiple watermark components at different printing stages. A document is preprinted to include a first digital watermark component. The document is then reprinted, perhaps with a lower quality printer, to include a second digital watermark ...


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Marc D Miller, Kenneth L Levy, Geoffrey B Rhoads: Digital watermarking systems and methods. Digimarc Corporation, November 18, 2008: US07454035 (26 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to digital watermarking systems and methods. In a first implementation, so-called movie studio rough-cuts are watermarked to provide a forensic tracking clue or to provide security for distributed rough-cuts. In another implementation, a watermark is determined for a co ...


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Marc D Miller, Kenneth L Levy, Geoffrey B Rhoads: Steganographic systems and methods. Digimarc Corporation, November 17, 2009: US07620253 (23 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to steganographic systems and methods. Once claim recites a method including: obtaining video content, wherein the video content comprises a steganographic signal embedded in picture elements of the video content, with multiple instances of the steganographic signal emb ...


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Tyler J McKinley, Matthew M Weaver, Tony F Rodriguez, Ravi K Sharma, Marc D Miller: Digital watermarking security systems. Digimarc Corporation, March 10, 2009: US07502937 (16 worldwide citation)

A variety of systems responsive to watermarked documents are detailed. In one, watermarking is employed to facilitate system access. In another, security is provided through analyzing digitally watermarked documents. In yet another, a digital watermark-based combination lock is adapted to analyze a ...


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Ravi K Sharma, Marc D Miller, Kenneth L Levy: Access control systems. Digimarc Corporation, June 7, 2011: US07958359 (12 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates generally to access control. One claim recites a method of determining whether to allow access to a location, including: receiving optical data from an optical sensor, the optical data being associated with an object presented to the optical sensor, wherein the object c ...


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Marc D Miller, Donald Haaga, Tony F Rodriguez: Watermarking different areas of digital images with different intensities. Digimarc Corporation, April 13, 2010: US07697716 (12 worldwide citation)

An image is processed to encode a digital watermark, with different regions thereof processed using different levels of watermark intensity. In an image comprised of elements of differing sizes (e.g., halftone shapes of different sizes, or lines of different width), the different regions can be defi ...