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Roy J Rosser, Yi Tan, Howard J Kennedy Jr, James L Jeffers, Darrell S DiCicco, Ximin Gong: Image insertion in video streams using a combination of physical sensors and pattern recognition. Princeton Video Image, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox PLLC, August 8, 2000: US06100925 (119 worldwide citation)

A live video insertion system (LVIS) is disclosed that allows insertion of static or dynamic images into a live video broadcast in a realistic fashion on a real time basis. Initially, natural landmarks in a scene that are suitable for subsequent detection and tracking are selected. The landmarks are ...


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Gregory House, Ximin Gong, Cen Rao, Yuecheng Zhang: Key generation through spatial detection of dynamic objects. Disney Enterprises, Fay Kaplun & Marcin, December 30, 2014: US08922718 (9 worldwide citation)

A method, apparatus, and computer program product are described that utilizes spatial modeling to represent foreground objects of an event to allow virtual graphics to be integrated into a background of the event in the presence of dynamic objects. The present invention detects a presence of dynamic ...


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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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Ximin Gong: Automatic camera identification from a multi-camera video stream. Disney Enterprises, Fay Kaplun & Marcin, September 17, 2013: US08538233 (2 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for receiving a current video frame of a program video having a plurality of scene cuts switching between video segments originating from respective cameras of a plurality of cameras and automatically identifying the camera from which the current video frame originated. The a ...


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Cen Rao, Ximin Gong, Nikhil Deshpande, Ilke Akin: Rendering a virtual mark on a video frame. Disney Enterprises, Ference & Associates, September 18, 2018: US10080066

One embodiment provides a method for rendering a virtual mark on a video frame, including: receiving the video frame, captured by a camera, comprising a scene; obtaining a three-dimensional model of a mark in the scene; obtaining a foreground mask of the video frame; denoting a predetermined region ...


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Ximin Gong: Automatic camera identification from a multi-camera video stream. DISNEY ENTERPRISES, Fay Kaplun & Marcin, October 6, 2015: US09154710

An apparatus and method for receiving a current video frame of a program video having a plurality of scene cuts switching between video segments originating from respective cameras of a plurality of cameras and automatically identifying the camera from which the current video frame originated. The a ...


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Nikhil Deshpande, Ximin Gong, Peter A von Kaenel, James W Appleby II, Randy W Sills Sr: Multiple-input configuration and playback video enhancement. DISNEY ENTERPRISES, Fay Kaplun & Marcin, April 12, 2016: US09313421

A system and method for delaying a first version of a video feed from a video camera according to a first delay to generate a second version of the feed, supplying the first version to an insertion system, wherein the insertion system inserts an indicia into the first version to create an enhanced v ...


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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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Gregory House, Ximin Gong, Cen Rao, Yuecheng Zhang: Key Generation Through Spatial Detection of Dynamic Objects. PVI Virtual Media Services, May 5, 2011: US20110102678-A1

A method, apparatus, and computer program product are described that utilizes spatial modeling to represent foreground objects of an event to allow virtual graphics to be integrated into a background of the event in the presence of dynamic objects. The present invention detects a presence of dynamic ...