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Sheldon Katz: Fabric wind shield and storage device for boats. Kevin Redmond, August 21, 1984: US04466374 (7 worldwide citation)

A fabric wind shield replaces conventional wind shields especially for use in boats having a central cockpit. The wind shield contains pockets on either side which are expandable to provide convenient and variable storage areas and on which windows are provided to permit visual determination of the ...


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Eyal Shamur, Sheldon Katz, Gregory House, Ximin Gong: Scene recognition methods for virtual insertions. Disney Enterprises, Fay Kaplun & Marcin, December 3, 2013: US08599317 (2 worldwide citation)

A method of adding a virtual insertion to an image, according to an embodiment, includes extracting dynamic features from an input image, associating the dynamic extracted features with dynamic reference features in a reference feature database, generating a camera model based on the associations, m ...


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Sheldon Katz, Gregory House, Howard Kennedy, Joseph DiGiovanni, Smadar Gefen: Interactive video insertions, and applications thereof. Disney Enterprises, Fay Kaplun & Marcin, March 4, 2014: US08665374 (1 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of this invention relate to controlling insertion of visual elements integrated into video. In an embodiment, a method enables control of insertions in a video. In the embodiment, control data is received from a user input device. Movement of at least one point of interest in a video is ...


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Sheldon Katz, Gregory House: Lens distortion method for broadcast video. DISNEY ENTERPRISES, Fay Kaplun & Marcin, May 30, 2017: US09667887

A method, apparatus, and computer program product are described to improve a lens distortion curve which roughly approximates distortion caused by a camera lens to capture an event onto video. The present invention selects a generic lens distortion curve that roughly approximates the distortion caus ...


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Eyal Shamur, Sheldon Katz, Gregory House, Ximin Gong: Scene recognition methods for virtual insertions. Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox Pllc, September 23, 2010: US20100238351-A1

A method of adding a virtual insertion to an image, according to an embodiment, includes extracting dynamic features from an input image, associating the dynamic extracted features with dynamic reference features in a reference feature database, generating a camera model based on the associations, m ...


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Sheldon Katz, Gregory House, Howard Kennedy: Virtual insertions in 3d video. September 8, 2011: US20110216167-A1

Embodiments relate to insertions in 3D video. Virtual camera models enable insertions to be reconciled relative to left and right channels of the 3D video to maximize 3D accuracy and realism of the insertions. Cameras are formed as composites, and can be derived from other models. The camera models ...


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Sheldon Katz, Gregory House, Howard Kennedy, Joseph DiGiovanni, Smadar Gefen: Interactive Video Insertions, And Applications Thereof. PVI Virtual Media Services, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox Pllc, February 25, 2010: US20100050082-A1

Embodiments of this invention relate to controlling insertion of visual elements integrated into video. In an embodiment, a method enables control of insertions in a video. In the embodiment, control data is received from a user input device. Movement of at least one point of interest in a video is ...


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Sheldon Katz, Gregory House: Lens Distortion Method for Broadcast Video. PVI Virtual Media Services, June 2, 2011: US20110128377-A1

A method, apparatus, and computer program product are described to improve a lens distortion curve which roughly approximates distortion caused by a camera lens to capture an event onto video. The present invention selects a generic lens distortion curve that roughly approximates the distortion caus ...