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John Michael Kowalski, Atsushi Ishii: Multimedia wired/wireless content synchronization system and method. Sharp Laboratories of America, Robert D Varitz P C, October 7, 2003: US06631410 (438 worldwide citation)

A system for synchronizing a multimedia content stream signal, emanating from at least one multimedia source, for play through a plurality of output devices, wherein the output devices are connected to the multimedia source by wired connections and wireless connections; the system including plural o ...


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Lester F Ludwig, J Chris Lauwers, Keith A Lantz, Gerald J Burnett, Emmett R Burns: Multimedia collaboration system arrangement for routing compressed AV signal through a participant site without decompressing the AV signal. Vicor, Craig P Opperman, Cooley Godward, November 18, 1997: US05689641 (403 worldwide citation)

A multimedia collaboration system that integrates separate real-time and asynchronous networks--the former for real-time audio and video, and the latter for control signals and textual, graphical and other data--in a manner that is interoperable across different computer and network operating system ...


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Lester F Ludwig, J Chris Lauwers, Keith A Lantz, Gerald J Burnett, Emmett R Burns: Multimedia collaboration system with separate data network and A/V network controlled by information transmitting on the data network. Vicor, Craig P Opperman, Cooley Godward, April 1, 1997: US05617539 (394 worldwide citation)

A multimedia collaboration system that integrates separate real-time and asynchronous networks--the former for real-time audio and video, and the latter for control signals and textual, graphical and other data--in a manner that is interoperable across different computer and network operating system ...


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Brian A Howell: Video conferencing system. PictureTel Corporation, Fish & Richardson P C, June 16, 1998: US05767897 (235 worldwide citation)

A video conferencing system wherein a director controller is adapted for disposition on a lecture podium. The controller includes an interconnected control section and a video display section for controlling the distribution of generated audio and video information signals among a local and remote s ...


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Howard S Lewis, Steve R Falcon, Jimmy Soetarman, John A Roberts III, Yean W Chan, Richard M Hartman: Computer-implemented method and apparatus for remote educational instruction. One Touch Systems, Thomas E Schatzel, April 12, 1994: US05303042 (228 worldwide citation)

An apparatus of the present invention includes a viewer response system comprising a host site and at least one remote site interconnected by a satellite channel for host-to-remote video, an X.25 communications channel for message exchanges establishing a virtual circuit between each remote and the ...


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Alexandros Eleftheriadis, Arnaud Eric Jacquin: Automatic face and facial feature location detection for low bit rate model-assisted H.261 compatible coding of video. Lucent Technologies, December 22, 1998: US05852669 (222 worldwide citation)

An apparatus responds to a video signal representing a succession of frames, where at least one of the frames corresponds to an image of an object, to detect at least a region of the object. The apparatus includes a processor for processing the video signal to detect at least the region of the objec ...


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Horst Ohnsorge: Hand-held radiotelephone with video transmission and display. Alcatel, Spencer Frank & Schneider, January 16, 1996: US05485504 (218 worldwide citation)

A radiotelephone device has a telephone handset-shaped housing for hand-held operation. The device includes electroacoustic transducers mounted at sound apertures in the housing, a keypad mounted between the apertures, and electronic circuitry. Video communication is accomplished by a video camera m ...


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Deno Kannes: Video conferencing system for courtroom and other applications. Docu Vision, Limbach Limbach & Sutton, October 23, 1990: US04965819 (194 worldwide citation)

A conferencing system facilitating interactive video and audio communication between an individual (such as a criminal, defendant, or a witness in a court proceeding) at a remote station, and a group of individuals at a local station (such as a judge, defense counsel, and a prosecutor or plaintiff's ...


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Gordon Kerr: Methods, apparatus, and systems for transporting multimedia conference data streams through a transport network. General DataComm, David P Gordon, David S Jacobson, Thomas A Gallagher, December 1, 1998: US05844600 (185 worldwide citation)

Multimedia conferencing systems are provided and include a plurality of audio/video terminals which are coupled together via a telecommunications network, with the network including switches and an audio bridge. The audio/video terminals are provided with interface modules which receive local audio ...


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Richard F Bruno, David C Gibbon, Howard P Katseff, Robert E Markowitz, Bethany S Robinson, Behzad Shahraray, Peter H Stuntebeck, Roy P Weber: Method and apparatus for recording and indexing an audio and multimedia conference. AT&T, Barry Freedman, January 20, 1998: US05710591 (183 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for recording and indexing audio information exchanged during an audio conference call, or video, audio and data information exchanged during a multimedia conference. For a multimedia conference, the method and apparatus utilize the voice activated switching functionality of a ...



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