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Stanley K Honey, Walter B Zavoli, Kenneth A Milnes, Alan C Phillips, Marvin S White Jr, George E Loughmiller Jr: Vehicle navigational system and method. ETAK, Fliesler Dubb Meyer & Lovejoy, January 3, 1989: US04796191 (145 worldwide citation)

A vehicle navigational system and method for tracking a vehicle, including a programmed computer, sensors for sensing the distance traveled and heading of the vehicle, and a stored map data base identifying a map of an area over which the vehicle is moving, in which the computer calculates and advan ...


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Richard H Cavallaro, Jerry N Gepner, James R Gloudemans, Stanley K Honey, William F Squadron, Marvin S White: System for determining the position of an object. Sportvision, Fliesler Dubb Meyer & Lovejoy, October 17, 2000: US06133946 (94 worldwide citation)

A system determines the vertical position of an object and report that vertical position in a format suitable for use on a television broadcast, a radio broadcast, the Internet or another medium. One example of a suitable use for the system includes determining the height that a basketball player ju ...


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James R Gloudemans, Richard H Cavallaro, Stanley K Honey, Marvin S White: Blending a graphic. Sportvision, Vierra Magen Marcus Harmon & DeNiro, May 8, 2001: US06229550 (87 worldwide citation)

A graphic and video are blended by controlling the relative transparency of corresponding pixels in the graphic and the video through the use of blending coefficients. One example of a blending coefficient is an alpha signal used in conjunction with a keyer. The value of a blending coefficient for a ...


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Zachary Y Deretsky, Uri Rodny, Marvin S White Jr: Automatic chain-based conflation of digital maps. Etak, Fliesler Dubb Meyer & Lovejoy, August 13, 1996: US05546107 (74 worldwide citation)

The method of the present invention which employs conflation is based on pairing chains of arcs in order to determine the matching intersections between them. The chains are formed a priori in each map by using both attributes and geometric properties of the arcs. The intersections of chains are tre ...


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Richard H Cavallaro, James R Gloudemans, Stanley K Honey, Terence J O&apos Brien, Alan C Phillips, William F Squadron, Marvin S White: System for determining the end of a path for a moving object. Sportvision, Vierra Magen Marcus Harmon & DeNiro, October 16, 2001: US06304665 (61 worldwide citation)

A system is disclosed that can determine the distance a baseball would have traveled after being hit if its path was not interrupted. Thus, when a player hits a home run and the ball collides with an obstruction such as the seating area of a stadium or a wall, the present invention can determine how ...


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Marvin S White, Stanley K Honey, Walter Hsiao, James R Gloudemans, Kevin R Meier, James McGuffin, Richard H Cavallaro: Video compositor. Sportvision, Vierra Magen Marcus Harmon & DeNiro, June 21, 2005: US06909438 (57 worldwide citation)

A system is disclosed for blending two image that makes use of a color map which indicates colors in a foreground can be mixed with the background and how much of each source to mix. One embodiment of the invention restricts the use of the color map to only pixels in the foreground that correspond t ...


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William F Squadron, Richard H Cavallaro, Stanley K Honey, Nicholas R Kalayjian, Terence J O Brien, Marvin S White: System for measuring a jump. Sportvision, Fliesler Dubb Meyer & Lovejoy, December 26, 2000: US06167356 (51 worldwide citation)

A system is disclosed that can measure the vertical height and/or the hang time of a jump. The system includes an acceleration detector, a controller, a display, a power source and a case that houses the components in a manner that allows the device to be worn or held by a person or object. The acce ...


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Marvin S White Jr, George E Loughmiller Jr: Apparatus storing a presentation of topological structures and methods of building and searching the representation. Etak, Fliesler Dubb Meyer & Lovejoy, December 2, 1997: US05694534 (46 worldwide citation)

A data storage medium storing a representation of a topological structure having topological features, on which is stored a digital data base including a plurality of carrier blocks of data representing the topological features t a given level of detail, each one of the carrier blocks being a repres ...


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James R Gloudemans, Richard H Cavallaro, Jerry N Gepner, Stanley K Honey, Walter Hsiao, Terence J O&apos Brien, Marvin S White: System for enhancing a video presentation of a live event. Sportvision, Vierra Magen Marcus Harmon & DeNiro, July 24, 2001: US06266100 (31 worldwide citation)

A three-dimensional model is created to represent an environment to be captured on video. A camera is fitted with pan, tilt and/or zoom sensors. An operator selects a location in the environment. The three-dimensional model is used to determine the three-dimensional coordinates of the location selec ...


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Stanley K Honey, Richard H Cavallaro, Jerry N Gepner, James R Gloudemans, Marvin S White: Enhancing a video of an event at a remote location using data acquired at the event. Sportvision, Vierra Magen Marcus Harmon & DeNiro, October 15, 2002: US06466275 (28 worldwide citation)

A system is disclosed that can be used to enhance a video of an event. Sensors are used at the event to acquire information. For example, the system can include pan, tilt and zoom sensors to acquire camera view information. This information can be added to the video signal from a camera (e.g. in the ...



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