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Richard L Marks, Xiadong Mao, Gary M Zalewski: Computer image and audio processing of intensity and input devices for interfacing with a computer program. Sony Computer Entertainment, Martine Penilla & Gencarella, December 1, 2009: US07627139 (163 worldwide citation)

A method for determining an intensity value of an interaction with a computer program is described. The method and device includes capturing an image of a capture zone, identifying an input object in the image, identifying an initial value of a parameter of the input object, capturing a second image ...


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Richard L Marks: Method and apparatus for light input device. Sony Computer Entertainment, Martine Penilla & Gencarella, November 24, 2009: US07623115 (113 worldwide citation)

An input device for interfacing with a computing device is provided. The input device includes a body configured to be held within a human hand. The input device includes a light emitting diode (LED) affixed to the body and a power supply for the LED. A mode change activator is integrated into the b ...


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Richard L Marks: Prop input device and method for mapping an object from a two-dimensional camera image to a three-dimensional space for controlling action in a game program. Sony Computer Entertainment, Carr & Ferrell, September 21, 2004: US06795068 (89 worldwide citation)

A hand-manipulated prop is picked-up via a single video camera, and the camera image is analyzed to isolate the part of the image pertaining to the object for mapping the position and orientation of the object into a three-dimensional space, wherein the three-dimensional description of the object is ...


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Richard L Marks, Hrishikesh R Deshpande: Methods and systems for enabling direction detection when interfacing with a computer program. Sony Computer Entertainment, Martine Penilla & Gencarella, January 12, 2010: US07646372 (86 worldwide citation)

A method for detecting direction when interfacing with a computer program is provided. The method includes capturing an image presented in front of an image capture device. The image capture device has a capture location in a coordinate space. When a person is captured in the image, the method inclu ...


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Gary M Zalewski, Richard L Marks, Xiadong Mao: System for tracking user manipulations within an environment. Sony Computer Entertainment America, Joshua D Isenberg, JDI Patent, December 14, 2010: US07850526 (68 worldwide citation)

Systems, methods and for analyzing game control input data are disclosed. A machine-readable medium having embodied thereon instructions for analyzing game control input data is also disclosed.


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Dominic S Mallinson, Richard L Marks: Portable augmented reality device and method. Sony Computer Entertainment, Martine Penilla Group, October 1, 2013: US08547401 (43 worldwide citation)

A portable device configured to provide an augmented reality experience is provided. The portable device has a display screen configured to display a real world scene. The device includes an image capture device associated with the display screen. The image capture device is configured to capture im ...


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Eric J Larsen, Hrishikesh R Deshpande, Richard L Marks: Method and apparatus for adjusting a view of a scene being displayed according to tracked head motion. Sony Computer Entertainment, Martine Penilla & Gencarella, February 8, 2011: US07883415 (43 worldwide citation)

A method for processing interactive user control with a scene of a video clip is provided. The method initiates with identifying a head of a user that is to interact with the scene of the video clip. Then, the identified head of the user is tracked during display of the video clip, where the trackin ...


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Richard L Marks: Method and apparatus for optimizing capture device settings through depth information. Sony Computer Entertainment, Martine Penilla Group, December 27, 2011: US08085339 (39 worldwide citation)

A method for adjusting image capture settings for an image capture device is provided. The method initiates with capturing depth information of a scene at the image capture device. Depth regions are identified based on the captured depth information. Then, an image capture setting is adjusted indepe ...


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Xiadong Mao, Richard L Marks, Gary M Zalewski: Obtaining input for controlling execution of a game program. Sony Computer Entertainment America, Joshua D Isenberg, JDI Patent, December 21, 2010: US07854655 (37 worldwide citation)

Methods of obtaining input for controlling execution of a game program are disclosed. Controller input information can identify a current position of a user-movable control stick in relation to a rest position of the control stick. Supplementary input information from an environment can indicate a t ...


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Gary M Zalewski, Richard L Marks, Xiadong Mao: Multi-input game control mixer. Sony Computer Entertainment America, JDI Patent, Joshua D Isenberg, April 5, 2011: US07918733 (32 worldwide citation)

Systems, methods and for analyzing game control input data are disclosed. A machine-readable medium having embodied thereon instructions for analyzing game control input data is also disclosed.



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