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Tony F Rodriguez, Geoffrey B Rhoads, Bruce L Davis, J Scott Carr: Watermarked business cards and methods. Digimarc Corporation, William Y Conwell, Digimarc Corporation, November 18, 2003: US06650761 (354 worldwide citation)

A person's business card is steganographically encoded with plural-bit data. When presented to a computer system with an optical sensor, the plural-bit data is decoded and used to trigger various functionality. For example, the system can link to a remote data store containing updated contact i ...


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Bruce L Davis, Tony F Rodriguez, Geoffrey B Rhoads: Integrating digital watermarks in multimedia content. Digimarc Corporation, Joel R Meyer, Digimarc Corporation, August 26, 2003: US06611607 (288 worldwide citation)

A method for decoding auxiliary data from media signals in multimedia content decodes watermarks from different media signals and uses the watermarks to control processing of the multimedia content. A copy control method decodes a watermark from one of the media signals in multimedia content, and us ...


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Kevin C Jones, Cynthia K Aggson, Tony F Rodriguez, Brian Mosher, Kenneth L Levy, R Stephen Hiatt, Geoffrey B Rhoads: Digital asset management and linking media signals with related data using watermarks. Digimarc Corporation, Digimarc Corporation, August 22, 2006: US07095871 (252 worldwide citation)

A method of performing digital asset management of media content. In this method, a watermark reader device reads a watermark embedded into media content. The watermark conveys watermark information, such as a content identifier and creator identifier. The reader forwards the watermark information t ...


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Geoffrey B Rhoads, Tony F Rodriguez: Methods for using wireless phones having optical capabilities. Digimarc Corporation, Digimarc Corporation, February 6, 2007: US07174031 (185 worldwide citation)

A wireless phone is equipped with a 2D optical sensor, enabling a variety of applications. For example, such a phone may also be provided with a digital watermark decoder, permitting decoding of steganographic data on imaged objects. Movement of a phone may be inferred by sensing movement of an imag ...


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Brett T Hannigan, Ravi K Sharma, Stephen K Decker, Phillip Andrew Seder, Tony F Rodriguez, Andrew Klonsky: Digital watermarking methods and related toy and game applications. Digimarc Corporation, March 10, 2009: US07502759 (178 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to toys and game applications that are enhanced with digital watermarks. In one embodiment, a character card includes a unique identifier in the form of a digital watermark. The identifier is used to link to a database record, which can be updated to reflect changes in ...


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Tony F Rodriguez, Jonathan Scott Carr, Geoffrey B Rhoads: Paper-based control of computer systems. Digimarc Corporation, William Y Conwell, Digimarc Corporation, January 20, 2004: US06681028 (173 worldwide citation)

Digital data is steganographically encoded in printed materials, and—when sensed by an appropriately-equipped webcam or other imaging device—can be used to link to associated electronic resources. Data hidden in a business card, for example, may enable linking to a person's electronic calendar— ...


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Geoffrey B Rhoads, Tony F Rodriguez, Tyler J McKinley, Marc D Miller, Kirstin Hierholzer: User control and activation of watermark enabled objects. Digimare Corporation, Digimare Corporation, February 21, 2006: US07003731 (170 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for associating watermark enabled objects with machine behaviors. Machine behaviors refer to actions by devices or systems in response to a triggering event. Examples of these behaviors include fetching a web page, opening an email client to send an email to a specific person, in ...


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Geoffrey B Rhoads, Tony F Rodriguez: Methods and devices employing optical sensors and/or steganography. Digimarc Corporation, July 29, 2008: US07406214 (152 worldwide citation)

A wireless phone is equipped with a 2D optical sensor, enabling a variety of applications. For example, such a phone may also be provided with a digital watermark decoder, permitting decoding of steganographic data on imaged objects. Movement of a phone may be inferred by sensing movement of an imag ...


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Bruce L Davis, Tony F Rodriguez, Geoffrey B Rhoads: Integrating digital watermarks in multimedia content. Digimarc Corporation, Digimarc Corporation, December 13, 2005: US06975746 (137 worldwide citation)

A method for decoding auxiliary data from media signals in multimedia content decodes watermarks from different media signals and uses the watermarks to control processing of the multimedia content. A copy control method decodes a watermark from one of the media signals in multimedia content, and us ...


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Tony F Rodriguez, Sean Calhoon, Geoffrey B Rhoads, J Scott Carr: Digital asset management, targeted searching and desktop searching using digital watermarks. Digimarc Corporation, November 11, 2008: US07450734 (129 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides methods and systems to improve network searching for watermarked content. In some implementations we employ keyword searching to narrow the universe of possible URL candidates. A resulting URL list is searched for digital watermarking. A system is provided to allow cus ...



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