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W Daniel Hillis, Bran Ferren, Russel Howe, Brian Eno: Method and system for masking speech. Applied Minds, Michael A Glenn, Glenn Patent Group, November 28, 2006: US07143028 (49 worldwide citation)

A simple and efficient method for producing an obfuscated speech signal which may be used to mask a stream of speech, is disclosed. A speech signal representing the speech stream to be masked is obtained. The speech signal is then temporally partitioned into segments, preferably corresponding to pho ...


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Randall A Yates, Bran Ferren, W Daniel Hillis, Russel Howe, Ira M Lichtman, Kenneth D Salter: Cooling method for a data center in a shipping container. Oracle America, Brooks Kushman P C, November 1, 2011: US08047904 (24 worldwide citation)

A method for controlling a plurality of fans operatively disposed in a shipping container. The fans are arranged in a plurality of banks within a closed fluid path. Each bank has a sub-set of the fans arranged in a plurality of horizontal layers. Two banks form an adjacent pair in the closed fluid p ...


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Bran Ferren, W Daniel Hillis, Mark E Duttweiler, Russel Howe: Method and apparatus for selection of signals in a teleconference. Applied Minds, Michael A Glenn, Glenn Patent Group, November 2, 2004: US06812956 (17 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for providing appropriate output signals to output devices in a teleconference setting is disclosed. Input signals are obtained from input devices, and descriptive information describing the teleconference is received from several sensors. On a substantially continuous basis, ...


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W Daniel Hillis, Russel Howe: Switching/lighting correlation system. Herman Miller, Varnum Riddering Schmidt & Howlett, October 2, 2007: US07277930 (15 worldwide citation)

A correlation system (100) is disclosed, for use with a lighting system (102). The lighting system (102) is associated with one or more wands (104) so as to initially configure or reconfigure relationships and correlation among switches and lights of the lighting system (102). The lighting system (1 ...


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Robert W Insalaco, Russel Howe, James B Long, W Daniel Millis: Rail system. Herman Miller, Varnum Riddering Schmidt & Howlett, November 25, 2008: US07455535 (13 worldwide citation)

A rail system (100) is disclosed which may be employed within a commercial interior (102). The rail system (100) comprises a series of primary-tracks (130) in a spaced apart configuration. The rail system (100) also comprises a series of cross rails (132) releasably interconnectable to the primary t ...


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Bran Ferren, W Daniel Hillis, Mark E Duttweiler, Russel Howe: Method and apparatus for selection of signals in a teleconference. Applied Minds, Michael A Glenn, Glenn Patent Group, June 12, 2007: US07230639 (10 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for providing appropriate output signals to output devices in a teleconference setting is disclosed. Input signals are obtained from input devices, and descriptive information describing the teleconference is received from several sensors. On a substantially continuous basis, ...


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W Daniel Hillis, Bran Ferren, Russel Howe: Method and apparatus maintaining eye contact in video delivery systems using view morphing. Applied Minds, Michael A Glenn, Julia A Thomas, Glenn Patent Group, April 20, 2004: US06724417 (10 worldwide citation)

A view morphing algorithm is applied to synchronous collections of video images from at least two video imaging devices, and interpolating between the images, creates a composite image view of the local participant. This composite image approximates what might be seen from a point between the video ...


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W Daniel Hillis, Bran Ferren, Russel Howe: Method and system for masking speech. Applied Minds, Michael A Glenn, Glenn Patent Group, March 17, 2009: US07505898 (7 worldwide citation)

A simple and efficient method for producing an obfuscated speech signal which may be used to mask a stream of speech, is disclosed. A speech signal representing the speech stream to be masked is obtained. The speech signal is then temporally partitioned into segments, preferably corresponding to pho ...


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W Daniel Hillis, Bran Ferren, Russel Howe: Method and system for masking speech. Applied Minds, Michael A Glenn, Glenn Patent Group, February 27, 2007: US07184952 (7 worldwide citation)

A simple and efficient method for producing an obfuscated speech signal which may be used to mask a stream of speech, is disclosed. A speech signal representing the speech stream to be masked is obtained. The speech signal is then temporally partitioned into segments, preferably corresponding to pho ...


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W Daniel Hillis, Bran Ferren, Russel Howe: Method and apparatus maintaining eye contact in video delivery systems using view morphing. Applied Minds, Michael A Glenn, Glenn Patent Group, June 18, 2013: US08467510 (4 worldwide citation)

A view morphing algorithm is applied to synchronous collections of video images from at least two video imaging devices, and interpolating between the images, creates a composite image view of the local participant. This composite image approximates what might be seen from a point between the video ...



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