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Method and video playing processing and television
A method and an apparatus for video playing processing and a tv are provided. The method for video playing processing includes: initiating a second thread in parallel with a first thread if a preview operation is received, when the video is played by the first thread, wherein the preview operation is used for indicating a fast forward or fast backward operation on the video; obtaining, by the second thread, a video clip at a video playing position corresponding to the preview operation in the first thread; obtaining, by the second thread, at least one frame image decoded from the video clip; displaying, by the second thread, the at least one frame image on a playing screen of the video played by the first thread.
Hisense International Co., Ltd.


Live video processing
The present disclosure relates to a live video processing method and device. The method includes: determining whether a terminal is rotated when the terminal is playing a first live video; determining a current rotation angle and a current rotation direction of the terminal when it is determined that the terminal is rotated; and switching from playing the first live video to playing a second live video according to the current rotation angle and the current rotation direction..
Beijing Xiaomi Mobile Software Co., Ltd.


Video-broadcast system with dve-related alert feature
In one aspect, a method includes: receiving an instruction to apply a particular digital video-effect (dve) of a particular dve type to a temporal portion of a video segment based, at least in part, on the temporal portion of the video segment being suitable for having a dve of the particular dve type applied thereto, wherein the particular dve corresponds to a duration; making a determination that no particular temporal portion of the video segment satisfies each condition in a set, the set comprising (i) a first condition that the particular temporal portion of the video segment has been identified as being suitable for having a dve of the particular dve type applied thereto, and (ii) a second condition that the particular temporal portion of the video segment is of at least the duration; and based, at least in part, on the received instruction and the determination, outputting an alert.. .
Tribune Broadcasting Company, Llc


Identification of captured videos
A method includes: receiving a request to identify a video within a video stream; identifying a plurality of frames associated with the video stream; adjusting respective frames of the plurality of frames based in identified changes in angular motion between the respective frames of the plurality of frames; identifying a plurality of candidate edges using the video stream captured by the first device; responsive to identifying the plurality of candidate edges, selecting edges enclosing a display area in the video stream corresponding to a second device; creating a fingerprint for the video based on content included in the display area; identifying video information based on the created fingerprint; and transmitting instructions to display the video information.. .
Google Llc


Video encoding method and video decoding method
A video encoding method using a plurality of reference pictures includes: selecting whether or not a resilient picture referencing scheme is to be used for encoding video; writing a parameter indicating the selection into a header of an encoded video bitstream; and encoding a picture using inter-picture prediction using a result of the selection.. .
Sun Patent Trust


Browser-based video decoder using multiple cpu threads
Innovations in video playback using a browser-based video decoder are described. In a computer system that includes multiple central processing units (“cpus”), a browser-based video decoder performs operations with multiple threads that may execute simultaneously on different cpus.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


Video encoding method, video decoding method, video encoder, and video decoder
Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a video encoding method, a video decoding method, a video encoder, and a video decoder. The video encoding method includes: obtaining a to-be-encoded hdr image frame, where the hdr image frame includes multiple image blocks; determining, in multiple preset optical-electro transfer functions according to a statistical luminance value of each of the multiple image blocks, an optical-electro transfer function corresponding to the image block; performing optical-to-electrical conversion on the image block according to the optical-electro transfer function corresponding to the image block; and encoding the multiple image blocks on which the optical-to-electrical conversion has been performed.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


Audio video streaming system and method
In one embodiment, a method includes sending, to client computing devices that are each associated with a particular user identifier, conversation-group information that identifies a conversation group. The conversation-group information includes a user identifier of a first user of the conversation group.
Rabbit, Inc.


Automatic generation of video using location-based metadata generated from wireless beacons
A spherical content capture system captures spherical video content. A spherical video sharing platform enables users to share the captured spherical content and enables users to access spherical content shared by other users.
Gopro, Inc.


Mobile terminal and operating method thereof
A mobile terminal includes: a display; and a controller configured to: cause the display to display a plurality of videos captured by a 360-degree camera; generate a 360-degree video by combining or stitching the plurality of videos; and cause the display to display a stitching region corresponding to a focused photographing object when the focused photographing object included in the 360-degree video is placed in the stitching region that is a boundary region in which at least two of the plurality of videos are connected.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.


Modification of media creation techniques and camera behavior based on sensor-driven events

Introduced herein are systems and techniques for automatically producing media content (e.g., a video composition) using several inputs uploaded by an unmanned aerial vehicle (uav) copter, an operator device, and/or some other computing device. More specifically, production and modification techniques based on sensor-driven events are described herein that allow videos to be created on behalf of a user of the uav copter.
Lr Acquisition, Llc

Device and processing video content for display control

Various aspects of a video processing device and method for display control includes detection, from a sequence of image frames received from a video source, a transition from one or more frames associated with a first metadata to one or more other frames associated with a second metadata. First visual properties of the one or more frames are determined based on the first metadata.
Sony Corporation

Roadway incident video reporting system and processes

A roadway incident video reporting system and processes for reporting a roadside incident and providing a video captured of the roadside incident are disclosed. In some embodiments, the roadway incident video reporting system provides a way to allow individuals to capture video of roadside incidents using two dash cameras in a vehicle and a memory stick that stores video captured by the dash cameras, and report the roadside incidents to the dmv..

Methods and interacting with network-connected consumers

A system has a computerized game server with a processor coupled to a data repository, the server executing software on the processor, serving video games to a player operating a computerized appliance having a display screen, the computerized appliance coupled to the computerized server over a wide area network (wan), and providing interactive interfaces enabling interaction between the system and players, and a sensory presentation comprising one or both of audio and images accessible to the player, the sensory presentation including an artifact hidden in one or more of the images, or in the audio in the sensory presentation. The player finds the artifact hidden in the sensory presentation, communicates the act of finding the artifact and circumstances of the act to the computerized game server, where the game server provides a predetermined reward to the player for the act of finding the artifact..
Roblox Corporation

Sharing video footage from audio/video recording and communication devices

video footage captured by a/v recording and communication devices may be readily uploaded to the cloud and shared with a requesting party, such as a law enforcement agency. When a request is received from a requesting party for video footage, videos meeting the criteria specified by the requesting party may be determined.
Ring Inc.

Sharing video footage from audio/video recording and communication devices

video footage captured by a/v recording and communication devices may be readily uploaded to the cloud and shared with a requesting party, such as a law enforcement agency. When a request is received from a requesting party for video footage, videos meeting the criteria specified by the requesting party may be determined.
Ring Inc.

Diversifying media search results on online social networks

In one embodiment, a method includes receiving a query of a first user; retrieving videos that match the query; determining a filtered set of videos, wherein the filtering includes removing duplicate videos based on the duplicate videos having a digital fingerprint that is within a threshold degree of sameness from that of a modal video; calculating, for each video, similarity-scores that correspond to a degree of similarity between the video and another video in the filtered set; grouping the videos into clusters that include videos with similarity-scores greater than a threshold similarity-score with respect to each other video in the cluster; and sending, to the first user, a search-results interface including search results for the videos that are organized within the interface based on the respective clusters of their corresponding videos.. .
Facebook, Inc.

Monitoring video analysis system and monitoring video analysis method

A monitoring video analysis system includes a wearable camera that is held or possessed by a user, and a back end server that receives a captured video. The wearable camera records a captured video by capturing a video of a scene for each ten minutes.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Display and operating device for a vehicle component

The invention relates to a display and operating device (10) for at least one vehicle component, in particular a radio, a cd and/or dvd player or similar audio and/or video player, a navigation device, an infotainment device, a heating, ventilating or aid condition control unit, or a human-machine interface, which is provided with a mechanical control element (18) for setting an operational parameter of at least one first vehicle component and a touch screen (12) for outputting information, and control keys (14) and/or other operational parameters for the first vehicle component and/or at least one second vehicle component. The touch screen (12) comprises a recess (16) and the mechanical operating element (18) is arranged in the recess (16) of the touch screen (12)..
Behr-hella Thermocontrol Gmbh

Game execution environments

Systems and methods for executing multiple video games, or other sources of video, include a cloud game execution environment in which each game application is executed on the same operating system but within a virtual i/o shell. The virtual i/o shell includes virtual video, audio and input channels that allow each game application to operate as if it had dedicated drivers.
Sony Interactive Entertainment America Llc

Method and system for associating recorded videos with highlight and event tags to facilitate replay services

The invention relates to a method for remote and real-time selecting a section in a video file with a mobile device, wherein a spectator attending an event selects a section of a video file by sending a highlight-marker from his mobile device to a server system, wherein the selection can be performed without the user having access to the camera recording the event. Highlight-marker and video file are systematically time synchronized.

Method for content-based non-linear control of multimedia playback

A system and method are provided for content-based non-linear control of video data playback. A multimedia database having multimedia data including multimedia content data is searched based on a user query to determine a first set of multimedia data.
At&t Intellectual Property Ii, L.p.

Methods for identifying video segments and displaying contextually targeted content on a connected television

Systems and methods for identifying which video segment is being displayed on a screen of a television system. The video segment is identified by deriving data from the television signals, the derived data being indicative of the video segment being displayed on file screen.
Inscape Data, Inc.

Motion estimation using hybrid video imaging system

Techniques are provided for motion estimation using hybrid video imaging based on frame-based capture and event-based capture. A methodology implementing the techniques according to an embodiment includes receiving a sequence of pixel events, generated asynchronously by an event-based video camera, and receiving a sequence of image frames generated by a frame-based video camera at a frame sampling period.
Intel Corporation

Method and multi-threaded video decoding

A method and an apparatus for performing multi-threaded video decoding are disclosed. The method takes use of a multi-threaded scheme to process an encoded picture stream on a picture by picture basis.
Corel Software, Llc

Composite scalable video streaming

video streaming concepts are presented. In a first aspect, the video stream is formed as a multi-layered data stream with forming a set of one or more layers of the multi-layered data stream by copying from the coded version of the video content, while a composition of the at least one video is synthesized in at least a portion of pictures of a predetermined layer of the multi-layer data stream by means of inter-layer prediction.
Fraunhofer-gesellschaft Zur Foerderung Der Angewandten Forschung E.v.

Medical video display system

Disclosed is a medical video display system with improved operability in manipulation regarding display of medical videos, which include a changeover device through which one, or two or more surgical videos are entered; and a work station and a distribution device control unit that distribute one video entered through the changeover device and display it on each of a touch panel and a monitor, wherein the work station allows the touch panel, having the video displayed thereon, to display an operation screen or an operation icon for accepting an operation directed to the monitor.. .
Medi Plus Inc.

System and methods of managing multiple video players executing on multiple devices

Systems, devices and methods are provided to arbitrate network bandwidth that is shared between multiple video players executing concurrently on one or more client platforms that each have at least one video data stream supplied over a data network. An amount of bandwidth available from the data network is determined.
Echostar Technologies L.l.c.

System and enhancing video conferencing experience via a moving camera

The present disclosure is directed to a video-enabled communication system that can include a camera to acquire an image of an object of interest (such as a local participant) during a video communication session and a control unit, coupled with the camera. The control unit causes movement of the camera from a first spatial location to a second spatial location relative to a selected point of reference to enable the camera to capture different images for display, by a remote display device, to a remote participant to the video communication session..
Avaya Inc.

Wireless video camera and connection methods including multiple video or audio streams

Systems and methods for streaming video and/or audio from wireless cameras are provided. Methods may include, at a network camera, receiving an instruction to begin video capture from a first network node, including information identifying a second network node.
Logitech Europe S.a.

Method of data exchange between ip video camera and server

A method for exchanging data between an ip video camera using an embedded video analytics and an external server comprises generating at least one video frame by said ip video camera; converting the video frame to a digital form by said ip video camera; processing the converted video frame via an ip processor; video cameras, using computer vision techniques, then creating metadata, transferring the received metadata to an external server for further use. The generated metadata is stored in the camera's ip storage, and then the stored metadata is read by the server.
Ooo "itv Group"

Video conferencing computer systems

A video conferencing computer system is programmed for establishing, for a deposition, a videoconferencing session between users including at least a witness and a deposing attorney by transmitting display information to a respective user computer for each user over a data communications network. The computer system is programmed for presenting, during the deposition and at each user computer, a graphical user interface displaying a real-time video of the witness captured from a camera and a view of a selected document so that each user computer displays in real-time the view of the selected document.
Virtual Legal Proceedings, Inc.

Embedding content of interest in video conferencing

A video- and/or audio-enabled communication system includes a processor, coupled with a camera, the camera acquiring an image of an object of interest during a video communication session involving multiple participants and a computer readable medium comprising instructions that cause the processor to perform automatically an action in response to and related to a sensed context during the video communication session. The action can be one or more of retrieve or provide content of interest to one or more of the participants, join a third party to the video communication session, recommend that a further action be performed by the processor, and schedule an activity involving one or more of the participants..
Avaya Inc.

Multi-mode video conferencing system

The present disclosure is directed to a video-enabled communication system that comprises a control unit, coupled with a camera, the camera acquiring an image of a local participant to provide to a remote participant during a video communication session. A microprocessor in the control unit executes an audio controller that causes the microprocessor to control, based on audio information collected by the control unit, movement and/or pan and/or tilt of a camera at a remote endpoint of the remote participant to capture a selected image of the remote participant for display to the local participant.
Avaya Inc.

Systems and methods for reducing an effect of occlusion of a tracker by people

Systems and methods for reducing an effect of occlusion of a tracker by people are described. When a user is playing a video game using a head-mounted display, a field-of-view for tracking the user is obstructed by a spectator.
Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.

Video-tree system for interactive media reproduction, simulation, and playback

The system and method for application re-creation centers on the need for the rapid recreation of applications and playable media for uses in testing, simulation, sampling, marketing, and feature optimization. Using a video-tree system, this disclosure allows for application reproduction, simulation and playback by first and third parties with a high degree of accuracy.
App Onboard, Inc.

Sending notifications based on a busy mode of operation of a mobile device

Systems and methods are described herein for sending notifications associated with different use or active modes of a mobile device, such as a smart phone, tablet, and so on. For example, a mobile device may be in a busy mode, where a user associated with the mobile device is busy on a call, and/or in an entertainment mode (or other non-communication mode), where the user is utilizing entertainment functions provided by the mobile device (e.g., watching a video, playing a video game, listening to a podcast, and so on)..
T-mobile Usa, Inc.

Sending notifications based on an active mode of operation of a mobile device

Systems and methods are described herein for sending notifications associated with different use or active modes of a mobile device, such as a smart phone, tablet, and so on. For example, a mobile device may be in a busy mode, where a user associated with the mobile device is busy on a call, and/or in an entertainment mode (or other non-communication mode), where the user is utilizing entertainment functions provided by the mobile device (e.g., watching a video, playing a video game, listening to a podcast, and so on)..
T-mobile Usa, Inc.

Video compression with adaptive view-dependent lighting removal

A video stream of a scene for a virtual reality or augmented reality experience may be captured by one or more image capture devices. Data from the video stream may be retrieved, including base vantage data with base vantage color data depicting the scene from a base vantage location, and target vantage data with target vantage color data depicting the scene from a target vantage location.
Lytro, Inc.

Video processing apparatus and method

Provided is a video processing apparatus including a communication unit configured to receive a video file from a server, a data processor configured to divide the video file into a plurality of pieces of video data and generate instructions for playing the plurality of pieces of video data, a channel manager configured to generate channels equal in number to the plurality of pieces of video data, classify the instructions generated by the data processor on a per-channel basis, and store the classified instructions in the channels, and a graphic processor configured to identify the instructions stored in the channels on a per-channel basis and sequentially execute the instructions on a per-channel basis.. .
Twoeyes Tech, Inc.

Method and device for displaying video corresponding to physical object

A processing method includes acquiring a real-time video captured by a camera disposed on an physical object; acquiring one or more of a moving direction of the physical object, a speed of the physical object, and an acceleration of the physical object; and controlling a display device to display the real-time video corresponding to a first event in response to the first event be triggered according to the one or more of the moving direction of the physical object, the speed of the physical object, and the acceleration of the physical object.. .
Htc Corporation

Stereo camera system for collision avoidance during aircraft surface operations

A collision avoidance system comprises a pair of video cameras mounted to a vertical stabilizer of the aircraft, a machine vision processing unit, and a system to inform the pilots of a potential collision. The machine vision processing unit is configured to process image data captured by the video cameras using stereoscopic and structure from motion techniques to detect an obstacle that is near or in the path of the aircraft.
The Boeing Company

Real-time water safety analysis based on color-movement tracking

Some embodiments include a method for identifying, by an electronic water safety system, distressed swimmers in a body of water. The method can include capturing, by a video capture device, video frames of the body of water.
International Business Machines Corporation

System for facilitating surveillance video analysis

A method for facilitating surveillance video analysis comprising the steps of capturing videos by video cameras each having a unique video camera number, detecting a network interface unique identifier included in a mobile computing device and placing an associated time stamp on the detected network interface unique identifier by receivers installed at the locations. Each of the receivers is paired with one of the unique video camera number.

View-optimized light field image and video streaming

The present disclosure relates to methods and systems for providing virtual reality video content. An example method includes capturing light field image data with a plurality of cameras.
Visbit Inc.

Devices for refractive field visualization

An apparatus according to an embodiment of the present invention enables measurement and visualization of a refractive field such as a fluid. An embodiment device obtains video captured by a video camera with an imaging plane.
Massachusetts Institute Of Technology

Hybrid multi-camera based positioning

A positioning server is connected to a collection of access points, base stations, nfc stations, and image or video cameras and the collected data is used for positioning objects. A plurality of electronic devices are paired with an object by tracking the position of the object based on imaging and the position of electronic devices based on rf signals in vicinity of the object.
Golba Llc

Unified and smart notifications and quick settings system

A user device incorporates a user interface platform that combines user notifications and various operational settings as part of a common display region. The notifications and settings are separated from one another, and the user interface dynamically adjusts the arrangement of these features to make it convenient for a user to quickly see the information and to manage it.
Google Inc.

Interchangeable input mechanisms for control devices

Various embodiments described herein are directed toward input mechanisms, for input devices, configured to receive and removably couple to interchangeable elements. Handheld input devices applicable to some embodiments may include, without limitation, computer controllers, video game console controllers, and handheld video gaming devices.
Performance Designed Products Llc

Camera based safety mechanisms for users of head mounted displays

Methods and systems for warning a user of a head mounted display (hmd) during game play of a video game. A game is executed causing interactive scenes of the game to be transmitted for rendering on a display portion of the hmd.
Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.

User-tailored content access menus

An electronic device includes a non-transitory storage medium storing instructions and a processing unit that executes the instructions to present a group of selectable elements. Each of the selectable elements in the group corresponds to content assets accessed by a user.
Layer3 Tv, Inc.

Event based video generation

A computer implemented method of event based video generation, comprising: on the device, receiving a feed of video captured by a camera, on a memory of the device, maintaining at least one buffer storing a most recent portion of the video feed being received, on a display of the device, presenting at least one gui element, each one of the gui elements being associated with a respective predefined video length, and upon actuation of one of the gui elements by a user of the device, forwarding at least a sub-portion of the video feed portion stored in the buffer for further processing, the forwarded sub-portion having the predefined video length associated with the gui element actuated by the user.. .
Playsight Interactive Ltd.

Intelligent video streaming system

A system for intelligent video streaming a video controller having at least one processor and non-transitory computer readable media having a set of instructions executable by the at least one processor to receive a playback request from a user device for a live stream, determine, from the playback request, whether source streaming content for the live stream is being transcoded, and allocate an available transcoder to transcode the source streaming content. The system further includes a transcoding having at least one processor and non-transitory computer readable media having a set of instructions executable by the at least one processor to join the multicast stream, retrieve the source streaming content, and transcode the source streaming content, and provide transcoded streaming content for delivery to the user device..
Centurylink Intellectual Property Llc

System and video processing

A system for processing a video obtains a prediction table for a reference frame of the video and codes one or more target frames of the video based on the prediction table. The prediction table is a huffman table of difference values for reference pixels of the reference frame.
Sz Dji Technology Co., Ltd.

System and improved video operations

A method of video operations includes generating derivative byproducts related to encoded video captured of a scene, initializing a first operation based on the encoded video, and initializing a second operation different from the first operation based on the derivative byproducts.. .
Verint Americas Inc.

System and improved video operations

A method of video operations includes generating derivative byproducts related to encoded video captured of a scene, initializing a first operation based on the encoded video, and initializing a second operation different from the first operation based on the derivative byproducts.. .
Verint Americas Inc.

Frame accurate splicing

A video delivery system alters information (such as time stamp information) associated with one or more frames of a first compressed video file to allow for accurate rendering of frames within the first compressed video file prior to a transition to a second compressed video file. For example, a time stamp of a particular frame of a compressed video file is altered prior to transmission of the particular frame by a video transmission system such that the altered time stamp indicates a time that has already passed.
Google Inc.

Video compression system providing selection of deblocking filters parameters based on bit-depth of video data

Techniques are disclosed for selecting deblocking filter parameters in a video decoding system. According to these techniques, a boundary strength parameter may be determined based, at least in part, on a bit depth of decoded video data.
Apple Inc.

Region-based processing of predicted pixels

A method for decoding a compressed video data sequence containing one or more coded pixel blocks. The compressed video sequence is buffered.
Apple Inc.

Apparatus and analyzing pictures for video compression with content-adaptive resolution

An adaptive video analyzing method for compressing a video in a video processing system for compressing a video after determining a resolution per each frame of the video. The adaptive video analyzing apparatus may include an analyzing part to determine the resolution in accordance with a pre-determined standard, and a compressing part to compress the video based on the determined resolution..
Mondo Systems, Inc.

Stereoscopic 360 degree digital camera systems

Stereoscopic 360° video recording devices are adapted to facilitate capture of stereoscopic 360° images. According to one example, a stereoscopic 360° video recording device may include an enclosure with three sides of equal length in a triangular configuration.
Laduma, Inc.

Method and apparatus to transmit video data

A video system includes at least one video subsystem including a video source coupled to a mobile platform. The video source is configured to capture and transmit video data.
Verint Americas Inc.

System and electronic data communication

In a method for transmitting video for a display panel between a transmitter in electronic communication with a receiver over a wireless communication channel, the method includes: receiving, by a transmitter, a data signal from a data source; receiving, by the transmitter, a return signal from a receiver; selecting, by the transmitter based on at least one of channel quality, video quality, codec requirements, or data rate requirements, a profile from among a plurality of profiles each comprising one or more parameters for transmitting the data signal to the receiver, the plurality of profiles comprising one or more profiles corresponding to transmission of uncompressed video data and one or more profiles corresponding to transmission of compressed video data; and transmitting, by the transmitter, the data signal to the receiver according to the selected profile for display on the display panel.. .
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

System and brightening video image regions to compensate for backlighting

A videoconferencing system includes at least one processor and at least one camera. The endpoint can capture one or more images with the camera.
Polycom, Inc.

Eyewear device mode indication

An electronics-enabled eyewear device includes a mode indicator comprising a series of light emitters arranged on a forward-facing surface of the eyewear device, for example being provided by a ring of leds arranged peripherally about a camera lens opening in a front surface of an eyewear frame. The mode indicator automatically displays different visual indications corresponding to different modes of operation or states of the eyewear device.
Snap Inc.

Systems and methods for gesture-based control of equipment in video communication

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer readable media are configured to obtain video data from a camera used in a video conferencing system. A user interface displaying the video data can be provided on a screen, wherein the screen is capable of receiving touch input.
Facebook, Inc.

Digital video camera

A digital video camera is disclosed comprising a substantially cylindrical camera body defining a longitudinal axis, and first and second user inputs arranged on a wall of the camera body, wherein one of the first and second user inputs is arranged on a side wall of the camera body in a plane that is generally parallel to the longitudinal axis, and the other of the first and second user inputs is arranged on an end wall of the camera body in a plane that is generally orthogonal to the longitudinal axis, one of the first and second user inputs being actuable to start recording and the other of the first and second user inputs being actuable to stop recording.. .
Tomtom International B.v.

Systems and methods to overlay remote and local video feeds

According to some embodiments, a studio video feed, including a studio subject, may be received from a studio video camera. A remote video feed, including a remote subject, may be received from a remote video camera.
Disney Enterprises, Inc.

Systems and methods for utilizing athlete data to increase athlete performance

A three-dimensional interactive/digital locker room system that is developed for and accessible through the internet, which accesses a database of profile/user data that is displayed in the three-dimensional digital, interactive locker room the “interactive locker room system”. Users in the interactive locker room system can move around in first person movements, chat with users, open lockers to view profile data such as equipment and statistics, search for users, share their profiles with college coaches, and receive training, nutrition, and equipment recommendations.
On The Hop, Llc

Indicating live videos for trending topics on online social networks

In one embodiment, a method includes sending, to a first client system of a first user, a first trending module having references to a first set of trending topics, where one of the references does not include a live badge; generate a trending-topic interface corresponding to a first trending topic in the first set of trending topics, wherein the trending-topic interface comprises a live module containing at least one live video associated with the first trending topic; storing a reference to the live module with a news-event object; querying the news-event object to determine whether a live module is associated with the first trending topic; and sending, to a second client system for display, a second trending module having references to a second set of trending topic that includes the first trending topic, wherein a reference to the first trending topic includes a live badge.. .
Facebook, Inc.

System for transmitting commands and a video stream between a remote controlled machine such as a drone and a ground station

A system for transmitting commands and a video stream between a remote controlled machine such as a drone and a ground station comprises a two-way link between the machine and ground station, at least partially implementing a cellular communication network, said two-way link being provided by means of a cellular modem on the machine side and conveying a compressed video stream produced by a camera and a video encoding module, and information belonging to a group comprising movement control commands and flight data or operating characteristics of the remote controlled machine, the system further comprising means for managing the two-way link capable of ensuring said link is maintained, taking into account the variability in topology and performances of the link resulting from the implementation of the cellular communication network. Application to long-range drones..
Uavia

Quick relay interface and transport selection

When direct communication, such as via bluetooth, is unavailable, a communication protocol is used by an initiating communication device and/or a recipient communication device to establish a communication session via a cloud-based relay server. Establishing the communication session, such as a phone call or video streaming, includes setting up at least a first connection or link between the initiating communication device and the relay server, and at least a second connection or link between the relay server and the recipient communication device.
Apple Inc.

Device and playing an interactive audiovisual movie

For playing an interactive audiovisual movie, stored in a data store of a computerized playback device is a movie episode data object which comprises a plurality of audio/video segments, separate audio tracks, and playback instructions. The playback device retrieves the playback instructions and, in accordance with the playback instructions, retrieves and plays audio/video segments, generates interface elements for receiving from a user decision commands while playing the audio/video segments, and retrieves and plays further audio/video segments depending on the user decision commands.
Ctrlmovie Ag

Seamless forward-reverse video loops

Techniques and devices for creating a forward-reverse loop output video and other output video variations. A pipeline may include obtaining input video and determining a start frame within the input video and a frame length parameter based on a temporal discontinuity minimization.
Apple Inc.

Automated seamless video loop

Techniques and devices for creating an autoloop output video include identifying optimal loops within short videos or within a series of image. The autoloop output video may be automatically created using casually shot, handheld videos, and may include an autoloop pipeline that may comprise obtaining an input video, stabilizing the input video, detecting optimal loop parameters and baking out the autoloop output video with crossfade and playing back the autoloop output video.
Apple Inc.

Apparatus and methods for facilitating wagering on games conducted on an independent video gaming system

A gaming system includes a video gaming system and one or more video monitors operatively connected to receive a game video signal. A wager input device is also included in the system and configured to receive a wager on a result in the video game.
Everi Games Inc.

System for background subtraction with 3d camera

A system for background image subtraction includes a computing device coupled with a 3d video camera, a processor of the device programmed to receive a video feed from the camera containing images of one or more subject that include depth information. The processor, for an image: segments pixels and corresponding depth information to identify foreground regions associated with a target user..
The Board Of Trustees Of The University Of Illinois

Method of generating and intermingling media playlists from user submitted search terms by executing computer-executable instructions stored on a non-transitory computer-readable medium

A method of generating and intermingling media playlists from user submitted search terms generates playlists of media elements, such as videos, from user-submitted category keywords and intermingles the media elements from the categories into a single playlist. Multiple media elements from multiple categories can be displayed concurrently.

Parallel video processing using multicore system

According to one embodiment of the present disclosure, there is provided a processing method including obtaining parallelized unit information for video parallel processing; obtaining performance information that indicates performance of a plurality of cores; and allocating a plurality of video unit data to the plurality of cores based on the parallelized unit information and the performance information. The parallelized unit information includes complexity information that indicates complexity of the plurality of video unit data..
Gachon University Of Industry-academic Cooperation Foundation

Three-dimensional image formation and color correction system and method

A method and system for a displaying contents that makes led real-time 3d displays possible. The 3d image formation includes multi-screen display color correction and multi-camera infrared positioning technology.

Systems and methods for determining preferences for flight control settings of an unmanned aerial vehicle

Consumption information associated with a user consuming video segments may be obtained. The consumption information may define user engagement during a video segment and/or user response to the video segment.
Gopro, Inc.

System and creating, storing and utilizing images of a geographical location

A system and method synthesizing images of a locale to generate a composite image that provide a panoramic view of the locale. A video camera moves along a street recording images of objects along the street.
Vederi, Llc

Device and monitoring a vehicle, particularly for the management of loss events

The present invention concerns a device and a method for monitoring a vehicle provided with an inner compartment at least partially delimited by a plurality of windows, particularly for the management of loss events, the monitoring device (10) comprising a central unit (11) connected to a plurality of sensors (12,13,14a,14b,15,16) adapted to detect at least one significant signal for identifying a loss event involving the vehicle, said plurality of sensors (12,13,14a,14b,15,16) comprising at least one inner video camera (14a, 14b) adapted to detect images inside and/or outside the inner compartment framed from the inside of the vehicle compartment and transmit them to the central unit (11), characterised in that the central unit (11) comprises means for processing the signals detected by the plurality of sensors (12,13,14a,14b,15,16) adapted to identify the occurrence of a loss event based on at least he signal detected by the at least one inner video camera (14a, 14b).. .
Coolbox S.r.l.

Systems and methods for automated control of animal training and discrimination learning

Monitoring systems and methods for tracking movement of one or more animals in an enclosure, such as a fish tank, include introducing various stimuli, such as food, light, and auditory stimuli, and tracking the movement of the animals in response to these stimuli. Movement patterns of the animals can be determined and analyzed from data obtain from cameras that record images/videos of the relevant portions of the enclosure..
Georgetown University

Automated analysis of image or video data

Systems and methods are provided for analyzing images or video using computer vision. Media items, including images or videos, are retrieved from one or more media channels, such as social media network services, streaming media networks, or broadcast networks.
Gumgum, Inc.

Systems and methods for transmitting media associated with a measure of quality based on level of game play in an interactive video gaming environment

Systems and methods for incorporating online user generated media content (e.g., videos) into an interactive video gaming environment are provided. Media assets that are associated with different measures of quality generated by users are stored on a remote server.
Rovi Guides, Inc.

Method and content insertion during video playback, and storage medium

A method for content insertion during video playback, including: receiving, by a computing terminal including at least one processor, a setting parameter and insertion content, the setting parameter comprising an insertion time period and an insertion region of the insertion content in a video; and importing, by the computing terminal, the insertion content to the insertion region within the insertion time period.. .
Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited

Behavioral directional encoding of three-dimensional video

A method includes receiving head-tracking data that describes one or more positions of one or more people while the one or more people are viewing a three-dimensional video. The method further includes generating video segments from the three-dimensional video.
Jaunt Inc.

Video encoding method and video decoding method

Provided is a video encoding/decoding technique for improving the compression efficiency by reducing the motion vector code amount. In a video decoding process, the prediction vector calculation method is switched from one to another in accordance with a difference between predetermined motion vectors among a plurality of motion vectors of a peripheral block of a block to be decoded and already decoded.
Maxell, Ltd.

Video encoding apparatus and a video decoding apparatus

A video encoding apparatus is a video encoding apparatus for subjecting a video image to motion compensated prediction coding, comprising an acquisition module to acquire available blocks of blocks having motion vectors from encoded blocks adjacent to a to-be-encoded block and number of the available blocks, an acquisition/selection module to select one selection block from the encoded available blocks, a selection information encoder to encode selection information specifying the selection block using a code table corresponding to the number of available blocks, and an image encoder to subject the to-be-encoded block to motion compensated prediction coding using a motion vector of the selection block.. .
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Video encoding apparatus and a video decoding apparatus

A video encoding apparatus is a video encoding apparatus for subjecting a video image to motion compensated prediction coding, comprising an acquisition module to acquire available blocks of blocks having motion vectors from encoded blocks adjacent to a to-be-encoded block and number of the available blocks, an acquisition/selection module to select one selection block from the encoded available blocks, a selection information encoder to encode selection information specifying the selection block using a code table corresponding to the number of available blocks, and an image encoder to subject the to-be-encoded block to motion compensated prediction coding using a motion vector of the selection block.. .
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Http streaming apparatus and system with pseudo manifest file and just-in-time encoding

An alternative design is presented and analyzed for providing a just in time video such that even though multiple variants are advertised to a client, the bit streams need not be present. Instead, the videos are generated just in time when a client requests them.
Arris Enterprises Llc

Quantization matrices for compression of video

Provided is a process including: obtaining video data; forming a transform matrix; dynamically forming a first modified quantization matrix; quantizing the first transform matrix with the modified quantization matrix; serializing the first quantized transform matrix to form a first sequence of values; compressing the first sequence of values with entropy coding to produce compressed video data; and forming a video bitstream that includes the compressed video data and a header, the header containing a parameter that instructs a decoder to decode the first block with a quantization matrix different from the modified quantization matrix.. .
Matrixview, Inc.

System and determinig and utilizing priority maps in video

A system for video streaming may include a video receiver configured to receive a video sequence. The system may further include a video priority analyzer configured to calculate coefficients that correlate cognitive or perceptual priority with spatial, temporal, or audio elements of the video sequence.
Videopura, Llc

Wireless audio and video home theater celing projector system

Audio and video home theater ceiling projector system that optionally replaces any type of home theater video projector with the advantage of ten audio channels; the system simplifies in one main unit and two peripheral devices a cinema audio and video projection, it also allows the user to install, use, and distribute a complicated system of this type in a very simple way and to change the loudspeaker driver layout just by rotating the main unit installed at the electrical outlet box of the lamp, the invention is equipped with a bridged wall switch which allows controlling the main unit lights without interrupting its operation and the system receives the audio and video signal via wireless to decode all audio channels to emit sounds and effects in different directions to immerse the listener in a three-dimensional sound during a video playing.. .

Mechanism for video review at a self-checkout terminal

A system and method for replaying a security video at the time of a fraudulent incident at a point-of-sale checkout terminal is presented. The video playback takes place in real-time, when the event occurs, allowing personnel to take appropriate measures, corrective or otherwise, to deal with the event.
Stoplift, Inc.

Anomalous stationary object detection and reporting

Techniques are disclosed for analyzing a scene depicted in an input stream of video frames captured by a video camera. The techniques include receiving data for an object within the scene and determining whether the object has remained substantially stationary within the scene for at least a threshold period.
Omni Ai, Inc.

Advanced transparent projection communication terminals

Enterprise communication display systems enable life-like images for videoconferencing and entertainment productions. Life-like images appear in a 3d environment where imaged people are visible through specially configured see-through displays.

Digital camera user interface for video trimming

A digital video camera comprising: user controls enabling a user to select between at least an up input, a down input, a left input, a right input, and a confirmation input; and a program memory storing instructions to implement a method for trimming a digital video sequence. The method includes: selecting a digital video sequence; initiating a trimming operation; accepting user input to select a start frame and an end frame for a trimmed digital video sequence, wherein the up input and the down input are used to select between a start frame selection mode and an end frame selection mode, and the left input and the right input are used to scroll through the frames of the selected digital video sequence; and trimming the selected video sequence to include the frames between the selected start frame and the selected end frame..
Monument Peak Ventures, Llc

Video camera, setting method and adjusting method thereof

A video camera, a setting method and an adjusting method thereof are provided. The adjusting method of the video camera is for adjusting an installation position of the video camera on a stand.
Lite-on Technology Corporation

High dynamic range imaging

A high dynamic range video processing method performs merging and tone mapping techniques after a bayer filter mosaic technique is performed and then converts it to red green blue (rgb) at the end as opposed to converting into rgb at the beginning and then performing merging and tone mapping after. The hdr processing is performed on bayer-mosaic images and no de-mosaicing and color space conversions are required.
Pinnacle Imaging Corporation

Video keyframes display on online social networks

In one embodiment, a method includes receiving a query from a user for videos; identifying videos matching the query; retrieving, for each identified video, a set of keyframes that are associated with one or more concepts; calculating, for each keyframe of each identified video, a keyframe-score based on a prevalence of the concepts associated with the keyframe, determined with reference to the concepts associated with each other keyframe in the set of retrieved keyframes for the identified video; and sending, to the first user, a search-results interface including search results corresponding to one or more of the identified videos, each search result comprising keyframes for the corresponding identified video having keyframe-scores greater than a threshold keyframe-score.. .
Facebook, Inc.

Header translation modification

There is disclosed a video player comprising a widevine decoder, further comprising: a receiver for receiving an asset and an associated manifest file; a search engine for searching the manifest file to identify a keyid field; a widevine header creation module for creating a widevine header including: a keyid field corresponding to the identified keyid field of the asset manifest file; and a contentid field based on the identified keyid field of the asset manifest file, wherein the format of the keyid field and the created contentid field of the created widevine header are different; an interface for transmitting a request for a license to a widevine license server, the request including the created widevine header, and for receiving a widevine license from the widevine license server responsive to the request; and a controller for accessing video content associated with the asset using the widevine license. There is disclosed a widevine license server configured to: receive a license request including a widevine header from a video player; transmit the widevine header to a widevine processing function; receive the contentid field of the widevine header from the widevine processing function; parse the contentid field, and in dependence on identification of the syntax of said field, using the keyid field to obtain a widevine license; and transmit the accessed widevine license to the video player..
Piksel, Inc.

Methods and systems for presenting modules in an inbox interface

Exemplary embodiments relate to improvements in the design of a messaging inbox. The inbox may display different units or “modules” for providing a user with quick access to different inbox functionalities that they might not otherwise be aware of (or inclined to use on a regular basis).
Facebook, Inc.

Modular inbox and generation of content modules

Exemplary embodiments relate to improvements in the design of a messaging inbox. The inbox may display different units or “modules” for providing a user with quick access to different inbox functionalities.
Facebook, Inc.

Artistic style transfer for videos

Techniques are disclosed herein for applying an artistic style extracted from one or more source images, e.g., paintings, to one or more target images. The extracted artistic style may then be stored as a plurality of layers in a neural network.
Apple Inc.

Pausing an advertisement

video ads that play in connection with the presentation of requested videos can generally be skipped if the content consumer is not interested in watching the ad. However, it is common that the content consumer will let the ad play, but focus attention on a different task (e.g., checking email) until the requested content begins.
Google Inc.

Systems and methods for automated setup of video conferencing resources

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can receive meeting scheduling information comprising meeting time information, participant information, and resource information. A scheduled meeting is created based on the meeting scheduling information.
Facebook, Inc.

Systems and methods for deconvolutional network based classification of cellular images and videos

A method for performing cellular classification includes using a convolution sparse coding process to generate a plurality of feature maps based on a set of input images and a plurality of biologically-specific filters. A feature pooling operation is applied on each of the plurality of feature maps to yield a plurality of image representations.
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

Systems and methods of legibly capturing vehicle markings

A system and method for legible capture of vehicle identification data includes video cameras and a computer. Recording attributes such as gain, gain shutter speed, and white balance are adjusted throughout ranges to maximize the likelihood of capturing at least one frame in which characters, such as those on the license plate, are legible.
Digital Ally, Inc.

Video segmentation techniques

A video segmentation system can be utilized to automate segmentation of digital video content. Features corresponding to visual, audio, and/or textual content of the video can be extracted from frames of the video.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

System and body language analysis

A system and method are presented for body language analysis of a video interaction. In a contact center system, the video interaction between an agent and a customer may be monitored and used to determine automatic actions when threshold are met and/or matches are made.
Interactive Intelligence Group, Inc.

Classification of cellular images and videos

A method for performing cellular classification includes extracting a plurality of local feature descriptors from a set of input images and applying a coding process to covert each of the plurality of local feature descriptors into a multi-dimensional code. A feature pooling operation is applied on each of the plurality of local feature descriptors to yield a plurality of image representations and each image representation is classified as one of a plurality of cell types..
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

Video playback method and apparatus

The present invention provides a video playback method and apparatus, where the method includes: obtaining playback progress information of all sub-files in a video file, where the video file includes at least two sub-files; displaying a playback progress bar list, where the playback progress bar list includes playback progress bars of the at least two sub-files, and a playback progress bar of any sub-file displays playback progress of the any sub-file according to playback progress information of the any sub-file; receiving a user instruction used for selecting, according to the playback progress bars, a target sub-file that needs to be played, where the target sub-file is any sub-file of the at least two sub-files; and playing the target sub-file according to the instruction.. .
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Trailer hitch ball detection and location measurement using a rear view camera

A method and system for determining a position of a hitch ball on a vehicle. The system performs a method that includes generating an image that includes the hitch ball with a video camera.
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Video viewer

A video viewer, comprising a main body, a chamber formed within the main body, two lenses detachably installed on one side of the main body, and a mounting part disposed on another side of the main body and being far away from the lenses, which is configured to removably install a video player; wherein the user watches an enlarged and virtual image through the lenses; the main body includes a slot disposed therein and arranged between the two lenses, and a partition plate removably installed into the slot. The lenses are detachable, which can be changed to the lenses having the parallel optical axes that are used to watch the 3d movie; which can also be changed to the lenses having the unparalleled optical axes with the partition board that are used to watch the 2d movie, so as to satisfy different use requirements..

Plant and producing corrugated cardboard with gluing defect detector

The plant includes a single facer for the production of a corrugated board. video cameras detect any gluing defects or other defects of the corrugated cardboard.
Fosber S.p.a.

Cognitive mobile device

A method and system for cognitively controlling a mobile having mobile elements controllable by a mobile stimulation pattern. Sensor data is captured from sensors detecting reactions of a baby in proximity to the mobile to a first mobile stimulation pattern and audio/video data is captured from a video camera recording reactions of the baby in proximity to the mobile.
International Business Machines Corporation

Automatic video game highlight reel

In one example, a gaming platform may use a variety of protocols to identify video game events for inclusion in a highlight reel. The gaming platform may store a highlight criterion for a video game to mark a highlight event in the video game.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Mobile, remotely controlled animal trap system

A portable, trapping system for capturing and non-lethally retaining a large number of large animals, such as wild horses or feral hogs. A specialized trailer aligns and secures deployable corral components for transportation.

Multimode synchronous rendering of audio and video

Media is selected for video playback through a first device and audio playback through one or more separate devices connected through a wireless network. Different techniques for synchronizing the audio and video can be selected based on one or more factors to improve media playback..
Dts, Inc.

Parallel video streaming

The system and method includes a clone of a clone server that receives cloned copies of high definition video streams. The clone of a clone server generates low definition video streams from the high definition videos streams.

Video surveillance system and video surveillance method

A video surveillance system includes surveillance cameras; a video converting and combining unit; an encoder for encoding a combined video from the video converting and combining unit; a decoder for decoding the combined video transmitted from the encoder; a video converting and splitting unit for splitting the combined video decoded by the decoder into the videos captured by the surveillance cameras; and a display device for displaying the videos inputted from the video converting and splitting unit. When combining the videos into one combined video, the video converting and combining unit appends assignment information in which each of the surveillance cameras, rotation information indicating application of a rotation process, and division information indicating whether the corresponding video is a left half video or a right half video are associated with one another.
Hitachi Kokusai Electric Inc.

Cloned video streaming

The system and method include a clone server that receives high definition video streams from cameras. The clone server clones the high definition video streams to a clone of a clone server.

Video encoding method, video decoding method, video encoding apparatus, video decoding apparatus, video encoding program, and video decoding program

A video processing system provided with video encoding apparatus 1 and video decoding apparatus 2. The encoding apparatus 1 outputs a maximum delay time that is incurred by backward prediction, in addition to encoded data d1 resulting from encoding of video data d0.
Ntt Docomo, Inc.

Video processing device

To prevent gradation collapse. A bd player 1 includes a cpu 2 that obtains dynamic range of a monitor, a reproduction section 4 that obtains content information, and a video processor 5 that converts a digital video signal based on dynamic range of the monitor that is obtained by the cpu 2 and the content information that is obtained by the reproduction section 4.
Onkyo Corporation

Video capture device and method

A device comprises a video capture device configured to generate video data, a processor, and a memory. The memory stores instructions executable by the processor to determine, based on a utilization of the processor, a value of an encoding parameter associated with encoding the video data..
Optimization Strategies, Llc

Collaborative media capture and sharing system

A system that enables a group to collaborate to capture and share media for an event. An organizer defines the time and location of an event, which establishes a geofence around the event area.
Graffiti Video Inc.

Common storage mode in camera

In an aspect of the disclosure, a method, a computer-readable medium, and an apparatus for multimedia storage and organization are provided. The apparatus may be a camera.
Qualcomm Incorporated

System and automatically displaying variable image content in an image product

A computer-implemented method for automatically displaying variable image content in an image product includes automatically obtaining markers in photos or videos in a user account which includes detecting features in image content of the photos or the video frames and obtaining a marker for one of the photos or the video frames, automatically identifying a sequence of similar photos or videos if the markers detected in the photos or the associated video frames include more than a predetermined number or percentage of common features, detecting a marker in a photo product by a user device when the photo product is viewed by the user device, identifying a marked photo incorporated in the photo product based on the marker detected in the photo product, and enabling photos or videos in a sequence photos or videos associated with the marked photo to be displayed on the user device.. .
Shutterfly, Inc.

Systems and methods for motion-vector-aided video interpolation using real-time smooth video playback speed variation

Systems and methods for encoding and playing back video at adjustable playback speeds by interpolating frames to achieve smooth playback in accordance with embodiments of the invention are described. One embodiment includes a source encoder that includes a processor, memory including an encoder application, where the encoder application directs the processor to: select a subset of frames from a first video sequence; generate motion vectors describing frames from the first video sequence that are not part of the selected subset of frames, where each motion vector describes movement between a frame in the subset of frames and a frame not included in the subset of frames; store the motion vectors; decimate frames not included in the subset of frames from the first video sequence to generate a second video sequence having a nominal frame rate less than the frame rate of the first video sequence; and encode the second video sequence at the nominal frame rate..
Paofit Holdings Pte. Ltd.

Packing projected omnidirectional videos

Aspects of the disclosure provide a method for packing a two-dimensional (2d) projected image of a spherical image in an omnidirectional video sequence to form a compact image. The method can include receiving a 2d projected image generated by projecting a spherical image of an omnidirectional video onto faces of a platonic solid.
Mediatek Inc.

Computerized video file analysis tool and method

A system for dynamically creating and presenting video content information to a user of a computer having an associated screen involves: i) loading contents of a video file into a video player; ii) displaying frames of the video file; iii) receiving a user's input indicating selection of an object displayed in at least one frame; iv) performing an object identification analysis of frames to locate each instance where a specific frame contains the object; v) for each specific frame that contains the object, performing a z-axis analysis of the object to determine prominence of the object within each specific frame; vi) storing metadata indicating results of the object identification analysis and, for frames where the object was present, the z-axis analysis; and vii) automatically generating and displaying a graphical timeline display graphically reflecting frames containing the object and object prominence within those frames based upon the metadata.. .
International Business Machines Corporation

Emotion recognition in video conferencing

Methods and systems for videoconferencing include recognition of emotions related to one videoconference participant such as a customer. This ultimately enables another videoconference participant, such as a service provider or supervisor, to handle angry, annoyed, or distressed customers.
Snap Inc.

System and remote power/power over ethernet (poe) device controls

A system and method configured to improve the function of a network of power over ethernet (poe) devices. The system and method is configured such that a digital video recorder (dvr) actively monitors the poe devices using the poe device application programming interface (api).
Verint Americas Inc.

A-pillar video monitor system

An embodiment of a-pillar video monitor system is provided for a motor vehicle to permit the driver to view traffic conditions (e.g. Running children, approaching cars, etc.) from sides of the vehicle.
With International, Inc.

Achieving high dynamic range in a dual-spectrum digital imaging welding helmet

Arc welding systems, methods, and apparatus providing dual-spectrum, real-time viewable, enhanced user-discrimination between arc welding characteristics during an arc welding process are disclosed. Welding headgear is configured to shield a user from harmful radiation and to include a digital video camera or cameras to provide dual-spectrum (i.e., both visible spectrum and infrared spectrum) real-time digital video image frames.
Lincoln Global, Inc.

Music game software and input device utilizing a video player

A video game includes an audio-video stream combined with game graphics and game sounds. The game graphics are overlaid on the video stream and updated in synchronization with the stream.
Activision Publishing, Inc.

Video game processing program and video game processing system

A non-transitory computer-readable medium including a video game processing program product for causing a server to realize functions to control progress of a video game in response to an operation of a user is provided. The functions include: a motion control function configured to refer to a storing section to cause an object to carry out a motion specified by the user, a series of actions (hereinafter, referred to as a “motion”) being stored in the storing section in advance, the object being to be caused to carry out the series of actions; a stopping function configured to cause the motion, which the object is carrying out, to stop on the way on the basis of an operation of the user; and a proceeding function configured to cause the video game to proceed in a state where the motion of the object is stopped on the way on the basis of the stopping function..
Kabushiki Kaisha Square Enix (also Trading As Square Enix Co., Ltd.)

Method and processing stimulus signals generated by accessory devices

A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, determining first and second stimulus signals from first and second input functions of first and second gaming equipment devices used by first and second users to control a video game. A first contest between the first and second users is based on first and second game action results determined based on the first and second stimulus signals.
Steelseries Aps

Athletic training remote video playback

A system or method for displaying a video segment recorded by a camera device on a display device disposed remotely from the camera device. Video segments may be transmitted over a network to a remote viewing location.
Karhu Media, Llc

Software platform configured to provide analytics and recommendations

Methods and systems provide a software platform configured to provide analytics and recommendations. The software platform provides a software application that targets functional fitness with features that motivate and attract athletes for long-term use.
Fittech Software Llc

Neurotherapeutic video game for improving spatiotemporal cognition

The disclosed embodiments relate to a system that uses a video game to improve spatial and/or temporal information-processing capabilities of a user. During operation, the system enables the user to play the video game.
The Regents Of The University Of California

Dental instrument camera apparatus and methods of using the same

The present invention relates to dental instruments having video capabilities. Specifically, the present invention relates to a dental instrument having a video camera for viewing a user's or patient's mouth when utilizing the dental instrument.
Onvi, Inc.

Sharing a user-selected video in a group communication

A processing device of a mobile device of a first user presents a graphical user interface (gui) of an application providing group communication between the first user and one or more other users in a group, the gui comprising a portion to receive a message of the first user for adding to the group communication, and a video sharing gui element selectable by the first user to find a video to be added to the group communication. The processing device receives, via the gui, a selection of the video sharing gui element by the first user.
Google Inc.

Methods and providing voice mail services

Methods and apparatus for retrieving and providing voice mail messages from a server are described. In accordance with the invention voice mail messages may be retrieved via requests made via a set top box.
Time Warner Cable Enterprises Llc

Video output based on user and location monitoring

Techniques described herein relate to providing and controlling the output of physical conditioning video resources based on user and location monitoring data. In various embodiments, a receiver may receive physical conditioning videos from one or more video content providers.
Echostar Technologies L.l.c.

System and recognition of items in media data and delivery of information related thereto

The system and method disclosed herein relate to the establishment of both the location and identity of individual items in pictures or videos and delivering of related information thereto. Initially, images in video source content are scanned and individual elements in the images are dynamically compared with digital images stored in a database to identify individual items in the image that match the digital images stored in the database.
Hsni, Llc

Improved compression in high dynamic range video

There is provided a method in a video encoding apparatus, the method comprising applying a transfer function to tristimulus values detected by a video camera, the transfer function selected based on the video content.. .
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

Method and encoding video, and decoding method and apparatus

The present invention relates to a video encoding method and apparatus for setting and encoding quantization parameters, and to a video decoding method and apparatus for decoding and setting quantization parameters in a video encoding and decoding apparatus which uses blocks having various sizes and depths as encoding and decoding units.. .
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Green image data processing

Embodiments provide a video camera that can be configured to highly compress video data in a visually lossless manner. The camera can be configured to transform blue, red, and/or green image data in a manner that enhances the compressibility of the data.
Red.com, Llc

System and localizing a talker using audio and video information

A videoconferencing endpoint includes at least one processor a number of microphones and at least one camera. The endpoint can receive audio information and visual motion information during a teleconferencing session.
Polycom, Inc.

Participant selection bias for a video conferencing display layout based on gaze tracking

A method is disclosed and in one embodiment includes presenting to a user a display layout associated with a video conferencing session, the display layout comprising a plurality of images of participants in the video conferencing session, wherein each of the participants is assigned to a layout category; accumulating gaze tracking information indicative of an amount of time the user has spent looking at the image of a first one of the participants relative to the images of other ones of the participants; assigning a measure of interest (“moi”) to the first one of the participants based on the accumulated gaze tracking information; determining whether the assigned moi meets a first threshold value; if the assigned moi meets the first threshold value, updating the layout category to which the first one of the participants is assigned; and updating the display layout using the updated layout category to which the first one of the participants is assigned.. .
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Video rendering with teleprompter overlay

Systems and methods for rendering video with teleprompter script overlays are described. A video rendering system provides a user interface for displaying a script for use during the rendering of the video (e.g., while the user records and/or streams the video).

Method and system for enabling control, by a control device, of a video camera in a video surveillance system

A method for enabling control, by a control device, of a video camera in a video surveillance system comprising a plurality of video cameras is disclosed. According to the method, first a signature of the control device is obtained from the control device.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Scalable, live transcoding with support for adaptive streaming and failover

A method includes separating, using a separation component, a plurality of input streams into a plurality of audio streams having different bitrates and a plurality of video streams having different bitrates; transcoding, using an audio transcoder, the plurality of audio streams into a plurality of transcoded audio streams having different transcode qualities; transcoding, using a video transcoder, the plurality of video streams into a plurality of transcoded video streams having different transcode qualities; segmenting, using a segmentation component, the plurality of audio streams into a plurality of equivalent audio segments based on identified segment boundaries associated with the plurality transcoded audio streams and the plurality of video streams into a plurality of equivalent video segments based on identified segment boundaries associated with the plurality of transcoded video streams; and joining, using a conjoining component, the plurality of equivalent audio segments and the plurality of video segments into a single stream.. .
Google Llc

Iot gateway for weakly connected settings

A gateway that may be implemented in a local network and that communicates with a cloud network to provide efficient services in a weakly connected setting is disclosed. The gateway may be configured to enable services that efficiently utilize resources in both of the gateway and the cloud network, and provide a desired quality of service while operating in a weakly connected setting.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Systems and methods for selecting media items

A device includes an image capture device configured to capture a first video. The device includes a memory configured to store one or more videos.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Systems and methods for adaptive buffering for digital video streaming

Systems and methods for adaptive buffering in accordance with embodiments of the invention enable a reduced minimum buffer time. One embodiment includes a playback device comprising a memory; a network interface; and a processor that reads instructions stored in the memory that directs the processor to: download digital video content in a buffer of a playback device; receive a minimum buffer time from the digital video content; play the digital video content at a slow motion speed using the playback device; reduce the minimum buffer time by a slow motion playback speed factor; continue playing the digital video content at the slow motion speed until the reduced minimum buffer time is reached using the playback device; and play the digital video content at a speed faster than the slow motion speed once the minimum buffer time is reached using the playback device..
Sonic Ip, Inc.

Multi-band mimo panel antennas

Described are multi-band panel antennas which are configurable to have heavy-duty construction and which are fully ip67 waterproof. Suitable applications for the disclosed antennas include internet of things (iot) gateway and iot routers, hd video streaming, transportation, and remote monitoring applications.
Taoglas Group Holdings Limited

Digital video recorder options for editing content

A system for providing digital video recorder options for editing content is disclosed. In particular, the system may include receiving requests for a first version of media content and providing access to the first version of the media content.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

Methods and systems for providing career inspiration, motivation and guidance to a user

Methods, systems, and media are disclosed for providing career motivation, career inspiration and career guidance to a user through one or more journeys. Metrics concerning attention and fact retention of the user after having been presented with one or more career videos on a user device and after the user having responded to career- and skill-specific situational learning exercises and questioning may be recorded in a student record.
Lifejourney Usa, Llc

Video processing deformation and occlusion resistant object tracking in video content

Various aspects of a video processing system and method for object tracking in video content are disclosed herein. The system includes one or more circuits in an electronic device that are configured to detect a current state of an object in a current image frame from a sequence of image frames based on a plurality of first parameters.
Sony Corporation

Video processing object detection in a sequence of image frames

Various aspects of a video-processing system and method for object detection in a sequence of image frames are disclosed herein. The system includes an image-processing device configured to receive a first object template for an object in a first image frame that includes one or more objects.
Sony Corporation

Generating real-time sensor maps from videos and in-ground sensor data

An apparatus for generating precision maps of an area is disclosed. The apparatus receives sensor data, where the sensor data includes sensor readings each indicating a level of a parameter in one of a plurality of first portions of an area, and video data representing an aerial view of the area.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Detecting multiple parts of a screen to fingerprint to detect abusive uploading videos

A method and system generates and compares sub-fingerprints for videos. Sub-fingerprints of a video provide representations of characteristics of portions of video content of the video.
Google Inc.

Visible advertising system, advertising method and advertisement displaying method

A visible advertising system includes steps of: receiving a searching keyword; searching for videos according to the searching keyword in order to obtain multiple frames of the searched videos which include a target corresponding to the searching keyword; analyzing the multiple frames in order to filter more than one worth-to-advertise advertising points; selecting one of the advertising points for advertising an advertisement; setting a content of the advertisement and audience conditions for a target audience of the advertisement; bidding for the selected advertising point after being triggered; and assigning the advertisement to the selected advertising point once the bidding is wining.. .
Viscovery (cayman) Holding Company Limited

Video analyzing method and video processing apparatus thereof

A video analyzing method and a video processing apparatus are provided. A video is received and the video is decoded to obtain a plurality of frames.
Compal Electronics, Inc.

Systems and methods for identifying pests in crop-containing areas via unmanned vehicles

In some embodiments, methods and systems of identifying at least one pest in a crop-containing area include an unmanned vehicle including a visible light video camera configured to detect a pest in the crop-containing area and to capture first pest detection data and an infrared video camera configured to detect a pest in the crop-containing area and to capture second pest detection data. A computing device including a processor-based control circuit and configured to communicate with the unmanned vehicle is configured to receive the first pest detection data and the second pest detection data via the network from the uav, and, in response to receipt of the first and second pest detection data from the uav, the control circuit of the computing device is configured to combine the first and second pest detection data to create a combined pest detection data, which in turn enables the control circuit of the computing device to determine an identity of the pest based on the pest identity data and the combined pest detection data..
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

Generating theme-based videos

Implementations relate to generating theme-based videos. In some implementations, a computer-implemented method to automatically generate a theme-based video includes obtaining image criteria for a theme from a theme definition, querying an image database to obtain a plurality of images that meet the image criteria, determining that a count of the plurality of images satisfies a threshold based on the theme definition, and generating the theme-based video that includes one or more of the plurality of images..
Google Inc.

Embedded grasp sensing devices, systems, and methods

Implementations of the present invention relate to apparatuses, systems, and methods for measuring the grasp state, position, or hand pose of a user's hand relative to a device, which could be used as an input for human-machine input, augmented reality, virtual reality, video games, or tele-manipulation. The device may include a plurality of grasp sensors embedded within the device.
Tactical Haptics

System and driving microtransactions in multiplayer video games

A system and method is provided that drives microtransactions in multiplayer video games. The system may include a microtransaction arrange matches to influence game-related purchases.
Activision Publishing, Inc.

Hand-held video game platform emulation

A software emulator for emulating a handheld video game platform such as game boy®, game boy color® and/or game boy advance® on a low-capability target platform (e.g., a seat-back display for airline or train use, a personal digital assistant, a cell phone) uses a number of features and optimizations to provide high quality graphics and sound that nearly duplicates the game playing experience on the native platform. Some exemplary features include use of bit bliting, graphics character reformatting, modeling of a native platform liquid crystal display controller using a sequential state machine, and selective skipping of frame display updates if the game play falls behind what would occur on the native platform..
Nintendo Co., Ltd.

Video gaming system and operation

A video game system can include a console, a camera and a light targeting peripheral (ltp), where the lpt can direct non-visible light (e.g., infrared (ir) light) onto a display screen. The camera is positioned so that is can view the display screen, and can locate a non-visible light dot on the display screen during video game play.
Performance Designed Products Llc

Dental exam tool

Disclosed is a dental exam tool for attaching to a mobile electronic device. The dental exam tool can include a coupling element that securely and removably couples to a body portion of the mobile electronic device and a dental mirror retention element coupled to the coupling element.

Optics for video camera on a surgical visualization system

A surgical device includes a plurality of cameras integrated therein. The view of each of the plurality of cameras can be integrated together to provide a composite image.
Camplex, Inc.

Animal bite deterrent device

Disclosed are hand-held devices containing a combination of an ultra-bright led light component and, an additional component selected from one or more of the following: an electronic-shock device, video camera and/or an ultrasound generating component powered by a battery, together with means to activate each. The device(s) may be configured to allow activation of one or all of the lights, an electronic-shock device, and ultrasound components disposed in a suitable housing.

Video editing method and tool

A computer-implemented method is provided for capturing one or more image frames of a real-time streaming video using a wrapper module configured to function with a video player. The wrapper module is in electronic communication with a server.
Viacom International Inc.

Hierarchical video concept tagging and indexing system for learning content orchestration

A computer system, method, and computer-readable product for automatically generating a hierarchy of concepts described in a video using semantic concept matching that assists persons in searching for specific types of content within videos. A video segment is obtained, with the segment having a distinct running time with discrete information related to one or more topics within its content.
International Business Machines Corporation

Interactive video distribution system and video player utilizing a client server architecture

An interactive video distribution system and video player are described. A client server arrangement may be used for providing a video player and video content to a client device.
Scorpcast, Llc

Holographic video capture and telepresence system

The invention is directed to recording, transmitting, and displaying a three-dimensional image of a face of a user in a video stream. Reflected light from a curved or geometrically shaped screen is employed to provide multiple perspective views of the user's face that are transformed into the image, which is communicated to remotely located other users.

Automatic video framing of conference participants

Systems and methods are described for automatically framing participants in a video conference using a single camera of a video conferencing system. A camera of a video conferencing system may capture video images of a conference room.
Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation

Conversational placement of speakers at one endpoint

An automatic process for producing professional, directed, production crew quality, video for videoconferencing is described. Rule based logic is integrated into an automatic process for producing director quality video for videoconferencing.
Polycom, Inc.

Tablet docking stations as adapter for video conferencing system

A tablet docking station configurable as adapter for video conference systems is provided. By providing suitable hardware and software interconnects, a docking station for a tablet or other portable computing device may allow a user to join a video conference through their online communication application.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Video playback device and program information display method

A user interface creator included in a recording and playback apparatus creates a plurality of selection screens for selecting, by a user, a desired program from among a plurality of recorded programs. The selection screens arrange and display a plurality of pieces of program information classified by different classification methods each other.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Video stabilization system for 360-degree video data

An image processing system generates 360-degree stabilized videos with higher robustness, speed, and smoothing ability using a hybrid 3d-2d stabilization model. The image processing system first receives an input video data (e.g., a 360-degree video data) for rotation stabilization.
Facebook, Inc.

System and virtual reality image and video capture and stitching

Systems and methods are provided for capturing visual data for virtual reality systems. The systems and methods include acquiring visual data captured by visual sensors, storing the acquired visual data in the memory, and providing the visual data stored in the memory for combining into a combined visual representation of the visual data.
Orbi, Inc.

Surface integrated camera mesh for semi-automated video capture

An integrated camera mesh is disclosed, wherein the system includes a mesh camera for capturing a video segment, wherein the mesh camera is one of a plurality of mesh cameras. To follow movements of subjects, each mesh camera tilts and swivels autonomously in response to proximity sensor information.
Ground Zero At Center Stage Llc

Video processing device

Provided is a video processing device that generates a display video signal to be supplied to a liquid crystal display having a liquid crystal that is driven by a frame inversion scheme and includes a control microcomputer and a video signal processor. The control microcomputer controls a data enable signal such that a display invalid section having a predetermined number of fields is set for an interlace video signal at a predetermined period based on a vertical synchronization signal included in the interlace video signal input from outside.
Fujitsu Ten Limited

Provisioning location information sourced independently from communications network

Methods and architectures for improving operation of 9-1-1 and other emergency services networks. Enriched data (e.g., text messages, videos, phase ii location information, etc.) may be transmitted to a psap via a secondary communication channel (i.e., data), wherein the primary communication channel is a voice telephony trunk.
Onvoy Spectrum, Llc

Security system with networked touchscreen

Methods and systems for monitoring a premises are described. A touchscreen device may receive data from a security system that comprises a sensor, a video camera, or other devices.
Icontrol Networks, Inc.

High-quality adaptive bitrate video through multiple links

Delivery of high quality video in an adaptive bit rate (abr) download session is achieved using obtained using lower quality communication paths. The method involves detecting that an abr download session of a video is in a steady-state condition.
Citrix Systems, Inc.

System configurations for data stream accessibility

Obtaining information may be increasingly more challenging in modern times. The systems described herein enable a user to have access to one or more data streams.
Paypal, Inc.

Merged video streaming, authorization, and metadata requests

Implementations disclose merged video streaming, authorization, and metadata request. A method includes receiving, by a streaming server, a first request to view a media item from a client device via a connection between the client device and the streaming server, and sending a second request to an authorization server to verify that the client device is authorized to play the media item.
Google Inc.

Computer device, method, and graphical user interface for automating the digital transformation, enhancement, and editing of videos

A computer-implemented method is described for automatically digitally transforming and editing video files to produce a finished video presentation. The method includes the steps of recording or receiving from a user a master video, receiving from the user a selection of video clips, and automatically assembling the master video and video clips into the finished video presentation.

Variable refresh rate video capture and playback

A method for rendering and displaying video. The method includes executing an application at a processor.
Nvidia Corporation

Machine creation of program with frame analysis method and apparatus

Methods, apparatus, and systems to create, output, and use animation programs comprising keyframes, objects, object states, and programming elements. Objects, object states, and programming elements may be created through image analysis of image input.
Intel Corporation

Fast multi-object detection and tracking system

The present invention relates to the fast multi-object detection and tracking system. According to the system of the present invention, only a few frames are to be detected and the other frames are split into different size of steady motion segments in a binary way, and then the system of the present invention can predicted accurately.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Video denoising system based on noise correlation

The present invention discloses a video denoising system based on noise correlation, said system comprises a unit for estimating correlation of noises of adjacent pixels, which receives input of the inter-frame difference and motion probability, and estimates correlation of noises of adjacent pixels according to correlation of inter-frame differences between adjacent pixels in a still region, and outputs a noise correlation coefficient; a maximum filtering weight adjusting unit, which adaptively adjusts the maximum weight for temporal filtering according to the noise correlation coefficient and outputs the maximum weight for temporal filtering; the maximum weight for temporal filtering can control the range of fluctuation of the temporal filtering weight and the difference between the denoising effects for different pixels. The system of the present invention can solve the problem of “speckle” noise occurred when the video noises have adjacent correlation in the conventional temporal denoising system for videos..
Institute Of Automation Chinese Academy Of Sciences

Contrast adaptive video denoising system

The present invention discloses a contrast adaptive video denoising system, which comprises a frame memory for buffering the filtered frame; an inter-frame difference calculating module for inter-frame difference of the current input frame of the video and a previous filtered frame in the frame memory; a contrast calculating module for calculating the local contrast of the current input frame and inputting it into a low-contrast region detection module, a calculated low-contrast region confidence together with the inter-frame difference are input into a motion detection module to calculate the motion probability for each pixel. The motion adaptive temporal filtering module performs motion adaptive temporal filtering by using the current input frame of the video and the previous filtered frame in the frame memory as well as the motion probability of each pixel, and finally outputs the current filtered frame to store in the frame memory.
Institute Of Automation Chinese Academy Of Sciences

System and digitizing samples under a microscope

The embodiments herein provides a system and method for capturing images or videos observed through a microscope by focusing the image and selecting the appropriate field of view using a smart computing device or any device with a camera capable of capturing images or videos, being programmed and configured to communicate with at least one of the short range communication protocols. The smart computing device is attached to the eyepiece of the microscope.
Sigtuple Technologies Private Limited

Combining aspects of a template into multiple web pages

Techniques for combining aspects of a template into multiple pages are described. In implementations, a request is received to generate a web page having digital content (e.g., text, images, videos, and so on) for display.
Adobe Systems Incorporated

Heterogeneous tactile sensing via multiple sensor types using spatial information processing

This invention relates to sensor arrangements and signal processing architectures for touch-based user interfaces comprising multiple sensor types and other arrangements so as to create user interface output signals responsive to the touch of at least one human finger. Sensor types and other arrangements can include capacitive tactile sensor arrays, optical tactile sensor arrays, proximity sensor arrays, pressure sensor arrays, and video cameras.
Nri R&d Patent Licensing, Llc

Interchangeable input mechanisms for control devices

Various embodiments described herein are directed toward input mechanisms, for input devices, configured to receive and removably couple to interchangeable elements. Handheld input devices applicable to some embodiments may include, without limitation, computer controllers, video game console controllers, and handheld video gaming devices.
Performance Designed Products Llc

Intelligent event response with unmanned aerial system

A system for remotely displaying video captured by an unmanned aerial system (uas), the system comprising an unmanned aerial system (uas) including an unmanned aerial vehicle (uav), one or more image capture devices coupled to the uav for capturing video of an environment surrounding the uav, and an onboard transmitter for transmitting a short-range or medium-range wireless signal carrying the video of the environment surrounding the uav; a portable communications system including a receiver for receiving the short-range or medium-range wireless signal transmitted from the uas and a transmitter for transmitting a long-range wireless signal carrying the video of the environment surrounding the uav to a wide area network (wan); and a server in communication with the wan, the server being configured to share the video of the environment surrounding the uav with one or more remote devices for display on the one or more remote devices.. .
Group Care Technologies, Llc

Park-aid system for vehicle

A park-aid system for a vehicle includes a forward-viewing color video camera and at least three other color video cameras, with a first one of the three other color video cameras having a field of view at the driver-side of the vehicle and a second one of the three other color video cameras having a field of view at the passenger-side of the vehicle. A video display screen is viewable by a driver of the vehicle.
Magna Electronics Inc.

Multi-device gaming interface

An electronic device may be configured to present a user interface via which a user can select from a plurality of commands associated with a particular video game. In response to a selection of one of the plurality of commands, the electronic device may transmit the selected one of the plurality of commands to a user interface device.
Voyetra Turtle Beach, Inc.

Method of providing observing service using event prediction in game

According to the method of providing an observing service using event prediction in a game, various game events occurring during a game play may be predicted so as to effectively generate videos of the events.. .

Program and system

A non-transitory computer-readable medium including a program product for causing a server to realize functions to control progress of a video game is provided. The functions include: an obtaining function configured to obtain communication quality information regarding a communication quality of one of user terminals; a determining function configured to determine a display condition of a character on the basis of the communication quality information; and a displaying function configured to cause the one user terminal to display a game image based on the determined display condition.
Kabushiki Kaisha Square Enix (also Trading As Square Enix Co., Ltd.)

Multifunctional and intelligent industrial helment

A multifunctional and intelligent industrial helmet is provided, comprising a helmet body and a lining layer provided on the helmet body, wherein a multifunctional control system is further provided within the helmet body; the multifunctional control system comprises a main control module, and a harmful gas detection module, a talkback module, a camera module, a power supply module, a storage module and a network module, all of which are electrically connected to the main control module; and, during the operation, the camera module records videos or takes pictures and stores the videos or pictures in the storage module, or transmits the videos or pictures to a background server in real time via the network module.. .
Zhaoqing Bohan Sports Products Limited

Method and system to generate one or more multi-dimensional videos

Various aspects of a system and method to generate a multi-dimensional video are disclosed herein. In accordance with an embodiment, the system includes an application server, which receives a plurality of videos feeds from a plurality of image-capturing devices that capture a pre-defined area.
Sony Corporation

Embeddable media content search widget

A method includes receiving, at a first computer system of a first content platform, application code from a second computer system of a second content platform, embedding the application code in a user interface presenting content associated with the first content platform, and providing the user interface to a mobile device. The application code in the user interface causes the mobile device to present, in the user interface, the content associated with the first content platform and a playlist.
Google Inc.

Interactive 360º vr video streaming

The present disclosure relates to methods and systems for providing virtual reality video content. An example system may include a display and a sensor configured to detect a user input and a media server configured to execute instructions stored in memory so as to carry out operations.
Visbit Inc.

Reducing latency in presenting digital videos

Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for reducing latency in presenting digital videos. In one aspect, a system includes a front-end server that provides videos and local servers that each include a cache for storing videos that have been partially presented at client devices located in a same geographic location as the local server.
Google Inc.

Video decoding device

A video decoding device is a video decoding device that decodes a stream constituted by a data sequence including header information and compressed image data. The video decoding device includes a storage and a decoding processor.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Video encoding method and apparatus with in-loop filtering process not applied to reconstructed blocks located at image content discontinuity edge and associated video decoding method and apparatus

A video encoding method includes: generating reconstructed blocks for coding blocks within a frame, respectively, wherein the frame has a 360-degree image content represented by projection faces arranged in a 360-degree virtual reality (360 vr) projection layout, and there is at least one image content discontinuity edge resulting from packing of the projection faces in the frame; and configuring at least one in-loop filter, such that the at least one in-loop filter does not apply in-loop filtering to reconstructed blocks located at the least one image content discontinuity edge.. .
Mediatek Inc.

System and correlating camera views

A method for correlating views of two or more video camera systems includes obtaining a plurality of data point coordinate sets to represent relative positioning between the camera systems and data point objects in the environment. The views may be correlated through interpolation or extrapolation using the obtained data point coordinate sets.
Sony Corporation

Interactive video conferencing

A multimedia telephony services over internet protocol (ip) multimedia subsystems (ims) (mtsi) receiver operable to support region of interest (roi) signaling with a mtsi sender is disclosed. The mtsi receiver can define a requested region of interest (roi).
Intel Corporation

Video conferencing support device

A system and method are provided and include a rotatable smartphone cradle mounted in a pedestal and configured to receive a first smartphone. The pedestal has a controller configured to communicate with a remote control server.
Denso International America, Inc.

Digital video camera

A digital video camera, including a heat management system, which includes at least one inlet and at least one outlet in the housing to enable air to flow through the housing. The heat management system also includes a first heat sink thermally connected to an image sensor(s), and a second heat sink thermally connected to a data processing unit(s), and a centrifugal fan.
Blackmagic Design Pty Ltd.

Streaming media resource downloading method and apparatus, and terminal device

A streaming media resource downloading method includes: determining that a first media file is a to-be-downloaded media file according to first network bandwidth, where the first media file is included in a streaming media resource corresponding to the first network bandwidth, and the first media file includes n data blocks; and after an (n−1)th data block in the first media file is downloaded, and before an nth data block in the first media file is downloaded, determining a length of the to-be-downloaded nth data block according to network bandwidth reduction times in an executed first media file downloading process, where 1≦n≦n. Therefore, a length of a to-be-downloaded data block is adjusted according to the network bandwidth reduction times in the first media file downloading process, so that video playing can better adapt to a bandwidth change, and streaming media resource switching times are reduced..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Availability-based video presentation management

Disclosed aspects relate to availability-based video presentation management using a social networking environment. A user request for a provision of a set of contents is received from a user of the social networking environment.
International Business Machines Corporation

Multi-source video input

A method of merging video files into a consolidated video file includes receiving, by a computer device, plural video files from plural video capture devices. The method also includes determining, by the computer device, an overlapping portion of the plural video files.
International Business Machines Corporation

Package as a key

A system for securely and automatically opening an entrance to a building to receive a delivered package is described. A customer interacts with an e-commerce system to purchase a product online.
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

Volition and visual enhancing processes embedded in wearable device

The interaction of human functions and internet data assisted by a wearable computational device that allows direct volition manifestation over internet links on offer employing eye tracking web navigation technology is a brain empowering revolution. A wearable computational device that incorporates a video camera that feeds life video of our surroundings back to the user of this device has resolved the natural human limitation to multitask while on the move.

Video processing deformation insensitive tracking of objects in a sequence of image frames

Various aspects of a video processing system and method are provided for object tracking in a sequence of image frames are disclosed herein. The video processing system includes one or more circuits in an electronic device that acquires the sequence of image frames, which comprises at least a current image frame and a next image frame including an object.
Sony Corporation

Real-time font edge focus measurement for optical character recognition (ocr)

A system and process of generating an improved image for optical character recognition is disclosed comprising dynamically obtaining a video source image comprising one or more characters on a background using a video capture device; detecting edges of at least one of the one or more characters that comprise the video source image; determining a sharpness value for the edges of the at least one of the one or more characters, wherein the sharpness value is related to the ability of the video capture device to distinguish the edges of the characters from the background; and indicating at least when the sharpness value is at a predetermined value or within a predetermined range of values.. .
Sage Software, Inc.

Video streaming with feedback using mobile device

A method for direct video broadcasting to video host, via a mobile device, including allowing the video host to initiate an audio communication with a user, via the user's mobile device; allowing the user, via the mobile device, to accept the initiated audio communication from the video host; providing, in response to the user accepting the initiated audio communication, audio communication between the user and the video host; and allowing, in response to the user accepting the initiated audio communication, the user to capture video, via the mobile device, and upload or stream the captured video to the video host, wherein the video host is enabled to engage in audio communications with the user, as the captured video is being captured, and wherein the audio communication is separate from the audio associated with any video being captured.. .

Optimizing digital video distribution

Systems, methods, and apparatus include computer programs encoded on a computer-readable storage medium, including a system for ranking videos. Videos are identified that have been presented at client devices.
Google Inc.





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