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Richard L Marks, Xiadong Mao, Gary M Zalewski: Computer image and audio processing of intensity and input devices for interfacing with a computer program. Sony Computer Entertainment, Martine Penilla & Gencarella, December 1, 2009: US07627139 (163 worldwide citation)

A method for determining an intensity value of an interaction with a computer program is described. The method and device includes capturing an image of a capture zone, identifying an input object in the image, identifying an initial value of a parameter of the input object, capturing a second image ...


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Gary M Zalewski, Richard Marks, Xiadong Mao: Method and system for applying gearing effects to multi-channel mixed input. Sony Computer Entertainment America, Martine Penilla & Gencarella, June 24, 2008: US07391409 (100 worldwide citation)

A method and system for interactive interfacing with a computer gaming system is provided. The method includes providing an input device, where the input device is configured to convey mutlti-channel mixed input data that is to be interpreted by the computer gaming system. The method includes identi ...


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Gary M Zalewski, Richard Marks, Xiadong Mao: Method and system for applying gearing effects to inertial tracking. Sony Computer Entertainment America, Martine Penilla & Gencarella, April 1, 2008: US07352359 (82 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for interactive interfacing with a computer gaming system are provided. A method includes providing an input device, where the input device is configured to convey inertial data that is to be interpreted by the computer gaming system. The method then identifies an action to be pe ...


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Gary M Zalewski, Richard L Marks, Xiadong Mao: System for tracking user manipulations within an environment. Sony Computer Entertainment America, Joshua D Isenberg, JDI Patent, December 14, 2010: US07850526 (68 worldwide citation)

Systems, methods and for analyzing game control input data are disclosed. A machine-readable medium having embodied thereon instructions for analyzing game control input data is also disclosed.


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Gary M Zalewski, Richard Marks, Xiadong Mao: Scheme for translating movements of a hand-held controller into inputs for a system. Sony Computer Entertainment America, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, November 20, 2012: US08313380 (45 worldwide citation)

One embodiment provides a method for use in providing input to a system that includes the steps of determining position information for a controller for the system, comparing the determined position information for the controller with predetermined position information associated with commands, and ...


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Gary Zalewski, Richard Marks, Xiadong Mao: Method and apparatus for use in determining an activity level of a user in relation to a system. Sony Computer Entertainment America, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, August 24, 2010: US07782297 (45 worldwide citation)

Methods and techniques for use in the operation of a game apparatus or other system for determining an activity level of a user in relation to the game apparatus or other system. A machine-readable medium having embodied thereon instructions for performing such methods and techniques is also include ...


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Gary M Zalewski, Richard Marks, Xiadong Mao: Method and system for applying gearing effects to acoustical tracking. Sony Computer Entertainment America, Martine Penilla & Gencarella, April 1, 2008: US07352358 (41 worldwide citation)

A method and system for enabling dynamic user interactivity between user actions and actions to be performed by a computer program is provided. The system includes a computing system and an acoustic detection analyzer that is coupled to or executed by the computing system. The system also includes a ...


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Xiadong Mao, Richard L Marks, Gary M Zalewski: Obtaining input for controlling execution of a game program. Sony Computer Entertainment America, Joshua D Isenberg, JDI Patent, December 21, 2010: US07854655 (37 worldwide citation)

Methods of obtaining input for controlling execution of a game program are disclosed. Controller input information can identify a current position of a user-movable control stick in relation to a rest position of the control stick. Supplementary input information from an environment can indicate a t ...


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Xiadong Mao: Noise removal for electronic device with far field microphone on console. Sony Computer Entertainment, Joshua D Isenberg, JDI Patent, April 13, 2010: US07697700 (36 worldwide citation)

Reduction of noise in a device having a console with one or more microphones and a source of narrow band distributed noise located on the console is disclosed. A microphone signal containing a broad band distributed desired sound and narrow band distributed noise is divided amongst a plurality of fr ...


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Xiadong Mao: Echo and noise cancellation. Sony Computer Entertainment, Joshua D Isenberg, JDI Patent, June 9, 2009: US07545926 (35 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for echo cancellation in a system having a speaker and a microphone are disclosed. The speaker receives a speaker signal x(t). The microphone receives a microphone signal d(t) containing a local signal s(t) and an echo signal x1(t) that is dependent on the speaker signal x(t). ...



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