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Johannes Bernhard Steffens, Egor Valerievich Elagin, Luciano Pasquale Agostino Nocera, Thomas Maurer, Hartmut Neven: Face recognition from video images. Eyematic Interfaces, Gray Cary Ware Freidenrich, October 9, 2001: US06301370 (348 worldwide citation)

The present invention is embodied in an apparatus, and related method, for detecting and recognizing an object in an image frame. The object may be, for example, a head having particular facial characteristics. The object detection process uses robust and computationally efficient techniques. The ob ...


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Thomas Maurer, Egor Valerievich Elagin, Luciano Pasquale Agostino Nocera, Johannes Bernhard Steffens, Hartmut Neven: Wavelet-based facial motion capture for avatar animation. Eyematic Interfaces, Gray Cary Ware Freidenrich, August 7, 2001: US06272231 (230 worldwide citation)

The present invention is embodied in an apparatus, and related method, for sensing a person's facial movements, features and characteristics and the like to generate and animate an avatar image based on facial sensing. The avatar apparatus uses an image processing technique based on model graph ...


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Thomas Maurer, Egor Valerievich Elagin, Luciano Pasquale Agostino Nocera, Johannes Bernhard Steffens, Hartmut Neven: Wavelet-based facial motion capture for avatar animation. Eyematic Interfaces, Terrance A Meador, Gray Cary Ware & Freidenrich, June 17, 2003: US06580811 (125 worldwide citation)

The present invention is embodied in an apparatus, and related method, for sensing a person's facial movements, features and characteristics and the like to generate and animate an avatar image based on facial sensing. The avatar apparatus uses an image processing technique based on model graph ...


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Thomas Maurer, Joseph Lass, Hans Jurgen Holbein: Identification card having laser inscribed indicia and a method of producing it. Bacon & Thomas, April 1, 1986: US04579754 (59 worldwide citation)

A multilayer identification card in which information in the form of patterns, letters, numbers and/or pictures is inscribed by means of a laser recorder in a laser transformable layer of the identification card which is made of plastic and is transparent in the visible spectral range.


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Edith Kramp, Rudolf Berger, Thomas Maurer: Working tool which can be guided in a grab handle. Wacker Werke & Co KG, Boyle Fredrickson Ziolkowski S C, June 20, 2000: US06076616 (53 worldwide citation)

A tool having an operating element that is driven by an integrated power drive for the percussive, pounding or vibratory loading of a material to be worked, in particular a tamper, a vibration plate or a vibration roll for ground compaction or a hammer for breaking and/or drilling operations, can be ...


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Thomas Maurer, Hans Jurgen Holbein, Joseph S Lass: Multilayer identification card and a method of producing it. GAO Gesellschaft fur Automation und Organisation mbH, Bacon & Thomas, March 26, 1985: US04507346 (51 worldwide citation)

A multilayer identification card bearing information such as letters, numbers, patterns, pictures and so on, in which at least part of the information is present in the form of a structure in relief in a foamable synthetic material. The foamable synthetic material is transparent or dyed in the visib ...


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Thomas Maurer, Wolfgang Gauch, Ludwig Devrient: Identification card. GAO Gesellschaft fur Automation und Organisation mbH, Neuman Williams Anderson & Olson, October 1, 1985: US04544181 (48 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a multi-layered identification card comprising a card core laminated between cover sheets with user information appearing on the card inlet. At least one of the cover sheets is transparent. The information is provided on the inlet by means of a laser beam being controlled ac ...


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Hans J Holbein, Thomas Maurer: Identification card and a method of producing same. GAO Gesellschaft fuer Automation und Organisation mbH, Robert J Koch, March 22, 1988: US04732410 (44 worldwide citation)

An identification card having information applied in the form of patterns, letters, numbers and/or images, formed by interruptions in the homogeneity of different colored layer areas arranged superjacently on the identification card. The colored information can be produced by selectively removing th ...


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Hans J Holbein, Thomas Maurer: Identification card and a method of producing same. GAO Gesellschaft fur Automation und Organisation mbH, Robert J Koch, June 18, 1985: US04523777 (43 worldwide citation)

An identification card having information applied in the form of patterns, letters, numbers and/or images, formed by interruptions, in the homogeneity of different colored layer areas arranged superjacently on the identification card. The colored information can be produced by selectively removing t ...


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Rudolf Berger, Thomas Maurer: Percussion drill and/or jack hammer with handle spring-buffered against the hammer housing. Wacker Werke & Co KG, Boyle Frederickson Ziolkoski S C, November 21, 2000: US06148930 (41 worldwide citation)

A percussion drill and/or jack hammer has a handle that is spring-buffered against the hammer housing which has at least one straight guiding track running parallel to the longitudinal axis of the hammer. The handle can be moved to a limited extent along the guiding track in relation to the hammer h ...



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