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Vincent Le Chevalier Vincent Le Chevalier
Vincent Le Chevalier, Charles F Geiger, Rahul Ravindra Mutalik Desai, Ashit Joshi, Dax Eckenberg, Joshua Richardson, Brent Tworetzky: Digital content distribution and protection. Chegg, Fenwick & West, November 12, 2013: US08584259 (5 worldwide citation)

Embodiments provide a system for content distribution and protection. The system first receives an order from a user for a protected document. In response to a successful user authentication, the system generates an access code for the user to access the protected document. In response to a received ...


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Fred Thomas Fred Thomas
Bernd Sitzmann, Fred Charles Thomas III, Paul Boerger, John Michael Main: Conducting surveillance using a digital picture frame. April 5, 2012: US20120081547-A1

Embodiments disclosed herein relate to conducting surveillance using a digital picture frame. A digital picture frame may comprise a sensor and a storage medium. The digital picture frame may receive surveillance information from the sensor and store the surveillance information in the storage mediu ...


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Fred Thomas Fred Thomas
Fred Charles Thomas, Oliver Brandt, John Michael Main, Derek W Hanson: Video display systems. January 26, 2012: US20120019646-A1

Various embodiments of the present invention arc directed to video display systems. In one embodiment, a video display system comprises a display screen; and a video capturing system. The video capturing system is configured to capture line-of-sight video images of a video display user's face and ey ...


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Vincent Le Chevalier Vincent Le Chevalier
Vincent Le Chevalier, Gilbert Fuchsberg, Joseph M Jacobson: Systems, methods and apparatus for content distribution. Firstpaper, Hunton & Williams, May 14, 2009: US20090125413-A1

A system for and method of electronic content distribution is disclosed. Such content may be electronic book content, newspaper content, magazine content, and other types of content. The system includes: a processor having logic configured for filtering electronic content to remove incorrect informa ...


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Fred Thomas Fred Thomas
Thomas Fred C Iii, Stephenson Jeffrey B, Jolley David L, Thomas Fred C Jr: Scanning device having integral storage device. Iomega Corporation, sKURTZ Richard E, July 13, 2000: WO/2000/041387

A scanning device has a scanning portion and an integral storage device. The scanning portion optically scans an image and converts the scanned image into a digital image, and provides the digital image at an output. The integral storage device has an input for receiving the digital image and a bay ...


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Aggelos Katsaggelos
Guido M Schuster, Aggelos Katsaggelos, Mark R Banham, James C Brailean: Method and device for optimal bit allocation between different sources of information in digital video compression. Motorola, Northwestern University, Darleen J Stockley, July 7, 1998: US05778192 (60 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a method (200, 400) and device (500) for, within a variable or fixed block size video compression scheme, providing optimal bit allocation among at least three critical types of data: segmentation, motion vectors and prediction error, or DFD. Since the amount of inform ...


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Bahman Qawami
Bahman Qawami, Farshid Sabet Sharghi, Robert C Chang: System, method, and device for playing back recorded audio, video or other content from non-volatile memory cards, compact disks or other media. SanDisk Corporation, Winston & Strawn, June 5, 2007: US07227952 (31 worldwide citation)

A secure software system for a portable device or computer that provides a simple interface to the device or computer and that retrieves and dynamically decrypts keys and content from a secure media while minimizing exposure of the keys and eliminating the need for manufacturers of the device or com ...


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Aggelos Katsaggelos
Taner Ozcelik, James C Brailean, Aggelos K Katsaggelos, Ozan Erdogan, Cheung Auyeung: Method and apparatus for spatially adaptive filtering for video encoding. Motorola, Northwestern University, Darleen J Stockley, June 9, 1998: US05764307 (27 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a method (200) and an apparatus (100) for spatially adaptive filtering for video encoding. The apparatus filters a video sequence prior the encoding process. The apparatus comprises a noise variance determiner (102), a local variance determiner (104), a noise visibilit ...


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Aggelos Katsaggelos
Mark R Banham, James C Brailean, Stephen N Levine, Aggelos K Katsaggelos, Guido M Schuster: Method, device and microprocessor for selectively compressing video frames of a motion compensated prediction-based video codec. Motorola, Northwestern University, Darleen J Stockley, June 9, 1998: US05764921 (18 worldwide citation)

A method (100, 200), device (300) and microprocessor (400) are provided for selectively compressing video frames of a motion compensated prediction-based video codec based on a predetermined set of compression techniques. An energy estimate of the current displaced frame difference, DFD, is used to ...



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