Benoit Sevigny
Benoit Sevigny: Image processing. Autodesk, Staas & Halsey, July 25, 2006: US07081898 (12 worldwide citation)

Apparatus is provided to color-suppress a source frame that is composed of a plurality of pixels, each pixel being represented by three components defining a position within a color space. The source frame, comprising a foreground image against a background of a substantially uniform backing color, ...

Craig Allen
Craig Allen White, Satyajit Deb, Tao Xu, Xiaojun Zhang, Rong Zhang: Book spread identification arrangement for a board book. Creata, John J Connors, Connors & Assoc pc, June 12, 2012: US08200146

A book spread identification arrangement for a board book is provided, the arrangement comprising a plurality of conductive paths, contact means disposed adjacent at least part of at least one of the conductive paths and processing means connected to the conductive paths and configured for processin ...

James Kraemer Ph.D.
Robert R Friedlander, Richard Hennessy, James R Kraemer: Directing a user to a medical resource. International Business Machines Corporation, March 8, 2012: US20120059227-A1

A processor-implemented method, system, and/or computer program product directs a user using a physiological sensor to a needed medical resource. A real-time state of a medical condition of a user is determined based on readings from a physiological sensor on a user. A processing system correlates t ...

Steven Jobs
Jeffrey L Robbin, Steve Jobs, Timothy Wasko, Greg Christie, Imran Chaudhri: Graphical user interface and methods of use thereof in a multimedia player. Apple Computer, Beyer Weaver & Thomas, January 23, 2007: US07166791 (139 worldwide citation)

In a portable multimedia device, a method, apparatus, and system for providing user supplied configuration data are described. In one embodiment, a hierarchically ordered graphical user interface are provided. A first order, or home, interface provides a highest order of user selectable items each o ...

Steven Jobs
Christopher R Wysocki, Timothy Wasko, Jeffrey L Robbin, Steve Jobs, Greg Christie, Imran Chaudhri: Management of files in a personal communication device. Apple, Morrison & Foerster, June 7, 2011: US07956272 (28 worldwide citation)

Improved approaches for assisting a user interacting with a portable wireless communication device are disclosed. The improved approaches can provide a user interface for the portable wireless communication device that includes including a plurality of linked display screens and a plurality of physi ...

Brian Thomas
Brian Thomas, Donald Yakimicki: Synthetic polymer adhesives and methods for making, using and delivering the same. Zimmer, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner P A, September 1, 2015: US09119605

A synthetic polymer based adhesive formulation that has properties substantially simulating selected properties of fibrin glue, and methods of making and using the same. The adhesive formulation includes a discrete acid solution and discrete base solution that when combined form a synthetic polymer ...

Krista S Schwartz, Allison A Carleton, Catherine M FitzPatrick, Theresa M Pommier: Remote collaboration system including first program means translating user inputs into annotations and running on all computers while second program means runs on one computer. NCR Corporation, Gregory A Welte, George H Gates, June 2, 1998: US05761419 (987 worldwide citation)

The invention concerns using multiple computers to hold a conference. Under the invention, an application program can run on a single computer, yet remote participants can issue commands to the program. Remote participants can watch the program operate, because the invention replicates the display w ...

Nomura Yasuhiro, Sendai Yoshiiku, Nehashi Satoshi, Wakai Yoichi: Portable information equipment and information storage medium. Seiko Epson, June 16, 2000: JP2000-163031 (914 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide an electronic book and a portable information equipment capable of realizing functions such as rotating, magnifying, reducing and scrolling of a map picture with a human interface having satisfactory operability and to provide an information storage medium to be used ...

Jonathan C Cluts: System and methods for selecting music on the basis of subjective content. Microsoft Corporation, Jones & Askew, April 1, 1997: US05616876 (863 worldwide citation)

An interactive network provides music to subscribers. A "more like" function allows a subscriber to use a seed song to identify other songs that are similar to the seed song, and to add the new songs to the current playlist. The similarity between songs is based on the subjective content of the song ...

Stephen J Brown, Erik K Jensen: On-line health education and feedback system using motivational driver profile coding and automated content fulfillment. Health Hero Network, Lumen Intellectual Property Services, March 9, 1999: US05879163 (671 worldwide citation)

An automated system and method provides customized health education to an individual at a remote terminal to induce a modification in a health-related behavior of the individual. The automated system includes a questionnaire generator for questioning the individual to determine his or her motivation ...