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Michael L Gough, Daniel S Venolia, Thomas S Gilley, Greg M Robbins, Daniel J Hansen Jr, Abhay Oswal, Tommy H Tam: Method and apparatus for displaying an overlay image. Apple Computer, Hickman Beyer & Weaver, June 10, 1997: US05638501 (210 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for providing a translucent overlay image over a base image on the screen of a computer system. The method includes the steps of running an application program on a central processing unit (CPU) of a pen computer system to produce a base image in a screen coupled to the CPU; a ...


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Michael L Gough, Joseph J MacDougald, Daniel S Venolia, Thomas S Gilley, Greg M Robbins, Daniel J Hansen Jr, Abhay Oswal: Method and apparatus for providing translucent images on a computer display. Apple Computer, Beyer & Weaver, September 7, 1999: US05949432 (141 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for producing a translucent image over a base image created on the display screen of a computer system by a selected first application program, and conducting image operations either on said base image created by the selected application program with reference to the transluce ...


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Eric T Brewer, Clifford A Grabhorn, Thomas S Gilley, Baldo A Faieta: Video cursor with zoom in the user interface of a video editor. FutureTel, Beyer & Weaver, March 9, 1999: US05880722 (75 worldwide citation)

In a digital computer system running a windows operating system and a video editor where the video data is stored in the memory and clips of the video data consisting of sequences of video frames are represented by blocks in a workspace on the video display. A video cursor is provided to scroll thro ...


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Michael L Gough, Joseph J MacDougald, Daniel S Venolia, Thomas S Gilley, Greg M Robbins, Daniel J Hansen Jr, Abhay Oswal: Method and apparatus for providing translucent images on a computer display. Apple Computer, Beyer Weaver Thomas & Nguyen, June 6, 2000: US06072489 (69 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus is described for producing a translucent image over a base image created on the display screen of a computer system by a selected first application program, and conducting image operations either on the base image created by the selected application program with reference to t ...


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Charles Kerns, Eric Zarakov, Thomas S Gilley: Digital camera with time bracketing feature. Apple Computer, V Randall Gard, November 22, 1994: US05367332 (55 worldwide citation)

A digital still image camera having a memory means functioning as a ring buffer. Image and sound acquisition and storage begins upon a first command signal from the camera's operator and continues at a defined rate until the operator generates a second command signal. During the time period between ...


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Thomas S Gilley, Eric Hoffert, Rabih Nassar, Brenda Pomerance: Movie advertising playback techniques. Open Text, Sprinkle IP Law Group, March 20, 2012: US08141111 (38 worldwide citation)

An ad in a movie can be a static ad having a position in the movie that cannot be moved, or a dynamic ad having a position in the movie that can be changed. When a viewer of the movie wishes to skip a portion of the movie containing the ad, the playback system determines whether the ad is static or ...


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Thomas S Gilley: Distributed scalable media environment for movie advertising placement in user-created movies. Vignette Software, Sprinkle IP Law Group, January 25, 2011: US07877689 (29 worldwide citation)

Ads are placed in a movie using a graphical interface that enables selecting of the ads from a set of ads, selecting frames of the movie for the ad, and selecting locations in the frames for the ads. Each of the ad and the movie can be a still image, a full motion video, an audio, a graphic or a com ...


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Eric T Brewer, Andrew Palfreyman, Thomas S Gilley: Method and apparatus for clipping video segments from an audiovisual file. FutureTel, Beyer Weaver & Thomas, September 4, 2001: US06285361 (25 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a method for clipping a segment from a video file having a multiplicity of video frames. Preferably, at least some of the frames in the video file are encoded as predicted frames. The method includes selecting a mark-in location in the video file that defines the beginning of the clippe ...


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Eric T Brewer, Andrew Palfreyman, Thomas S Gilley: Method and apparatus for stitching edited video segments. FutureTel, Beyer Weaver & Thomas, June 4, 2002: US06400886 (24 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a stitcher implemented to join segments of video glue generated during a first pass of an editing engine. Preferably, the generated glue segments are implemented at the beginning and at the end of a clipped video segment. In the second processing pass, any glue segments generated in the ...


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Thomas S Gilley, Eric Hoffert, Rabih Nassar, Paul Soukup: Movie advertising placement optimization based on behavior and content analysis. Open Text, Sprinkle IP Law Group, March 27, 2012: US08145528 (22 worldwide citation)

An ad is placed in a movie, by analyzing inherent characteristics of the movie, analyzing viewed characteristics of the movie, analyzing viewer characteristics of a viewer of the movie, obtaining advertiser preferences for placement of the ad in the movie, determining costs of placing the ad in the ...