Benoit Sevigny
Benoit Sevigny: Audio view using 3-dimensional plot. Apple, Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, February 1, 2011: US07880748 (16 worldwide citation)

Techniques for editing signal data using a three-dimensional visual representation of the signal data are provided. According to one embodiment of the invention, audio signal data is displayed as a surface occupying three dimensions. User input, which indicates a selected area of the surface, is rec ...

Ana Londergan
Ana R Londergan, Bangalore R Natarajan, Evgeni Gousev, James Randolph Webster, David Heald: Mems cavity-coating layers and methods. Qualcomm Mems Technologies, August 16, 2012: US20120206462-A1

Devices, methods, and systems comprising a MEMS device, for example, an interferometric modulator, that comprises a cavity in which a layer coats multiple surfaces. The layer is conformal or non-conformal. In some embodiments, the layer is formed by atomic layer deposition (ALD). Preferably, the lay ...

Zhengxing Sun
Chen Yulei, Sun Zhengxing, Yang Kewei, Zhang Yan, Zhou Jie: Image restoring method. Nanjing University, Bai Shangchun, July 14, 2010: CN201010102109

The invention relates to an image restoring method, which comprises the following steps: firstly carrying out direction and experience model decomposition on a target image, allowing to draw damaged edge structure information in a given area to be restored according to the existing information, util ...

Erwin Meinders
Meinders Erwin R: A visual content signal display apparatus and a method of displaying a visual content signal therefor. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, August 22, 2006: KR1020067003435

The invention relates to a visual content signal display apparatus (100) comprising a receiver (101) which receives a visual content signal. The receiver (101) is coupled to a primary display processor (103) which is coupled to a primary display (105) and presents the visual content signal thereon. ...

Kees Schouhamer Immink
Josephus A H M Kahlman, Kornelis A Schouhamer Immink: Encoding of an input information signal. U S Philips Corporation, Michael E Belk, December 5, 2000: US06157325 (3 worldwide citation)

The invention proposes an apparatus for encoding an information signal. The information signal can be a (d,k) sequence. The apparatus encodes the (d,k) sequence into a (d+n,k+n) sequence by changing the number of zeroes between each time two subsequent ones in the sequence by n. The information sign ...

Brian Hoffman
Wenyi Zhao, Chenyu Wu, David Hirvonen, Christopher J Hasser, Brian E Miller, Catherine J Mohr, Myriam J Curet, Tao Zhao, Simon Dimaio, Brian D Hoffman: Efficient 3-d telestration for local robotic proctoring. Intuitive Surgical, Patent Dept, Intuitive Surgical Operations, July 1, 2010: US20100164950-A1

An apparatus is configured to show telestration in 3-D to a surgeon in real time. A proctor is shown one side of a stereo image pair, such that the proctor can draw a telestration line on the one side with an input device. Points of interest are identified for matching to the other side of the stere ...

Marek Brejl
Prabhu Krishnamoorthy, Annapoorani Gothandaraman, Marek Brejl, Vincent Argiro: Systems and methods for segmenting and displaying tubular vessels in volumetric imaging data. Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth Pa, May 26, 2005: US20050110791-A1

This document discusses, among other things, systems and methods for segmenting and displaying blood vessels or other tubular structures in volumetric imaging data. The vessel of interest is specified by user input, such as by using a single point-and-click of a mouse or using a menu to select the d ...

Kurtis J Ritchey: Panoramic image based virtual reality/telepresence audio-visual system and method. Dennis Crawford, Litman McMahon & Brown, February 27, 1996: US05495576 (717 worldwide citation)

An improved panoramic image based virtual reality/telepresence audio-visual system and method includes panoramic three-dimensional input devices, a computer processor, and a panoramic audio-visual output device. In one embodiment of the system the input devices comprise a sensor assembly including a ...

Lawrence E Eastridge, Robert F Kern, Ronald M Kern, Claus W Mikkelsen, James M Ratliff: Method and system for automated backup copy ordering in a time zero backup copy session. International Business Machines Corporation, Andrew J Dillon, Nancy R Simon, August 31, 1993: US05241670 (689 worldwide citation)

A method in a data processing system for generating a backup copy of designated datasets during concurrent execution of an application. Upon receiving a request for a backup copy, execution of an application is suspended. A dataset logical-to-physical storage system address concordance for the desig ...

John Iselin Woodfill, Henry Harlyn Baker, Brian Von Herzen, Robert Dale Alkire: Data processing system and method. Interval Research Corporation, Ritter VanPelt & Yi, April 10, 2001: US06215898 (465 worldwide citation)

A powerful, scaleable, and reconfigurable image processing system and method of processing data therein is described. This general purpose, reconfigurable engine with toroidal topology, distributed memory, and wide bandwidth I/O are capable of solving real applications at real-time speeds. The recon ...