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 Video encoding apparatus and method and video decoding apparatus and method patent thumbnailnew patent Video encoding apparatus and method and video decoding apparatus and method
When one frame of multiview videos is encoded, each of encoding target regions obtained by dividing an encoding target image is encoded while motion information for a reference viewpoint image from a reference viewpoint other than a viewpoint of the encoding target image is used to perform prediction between different viewpoints. According to information, which indicates a corresponding region on the reference viewpoint image for the encoding target region, and the motion information for the reference viewpoint image, temporary motion information for the corresponding region is determined.
Nippon Telegraph And Telephone Corporation


 Emoji as facetracking video masks patent thumbnailnew patent Emoji as facetracking video masks
The system disclosed herein allows a user to select and/or create a mask using emoji or other expressions and to add the selected mask to track a face or other elements of a video. By utilizing the existing emoji character set, users are familiar with the expressiveness of the masks they can create and can quickly find them.
String Theory, Inc.


 Promotional video competition systems and methods patent thumbnailnew patent Promotional video competition systems and methods
A system and method for incentivizing bartenders and other individuals to promote a particular brand of alcohol by creating a video competition. The system receives instructions to implement a video competition and notifies a plurality of individuals of the video competition.
Quasar Blu, Llc


 System and  the detection and counting of repetitions of repetitive activity via a trained network patent thumbnailnew patent System and the detection and counting of repetitions of repetitive activity via a trained network
A technique and system for counting the number of repetitions of approximately the same action in an input video sequence using 3d convolutional neural networks is disclosed. The proposed system runs online and not on the complete video.

 Techniques for providing a user with content recommendations patent thumbnailnew patent Techniques for providing a user with content recommendations
Techniques described herein may be used to improve recommendations that are provided to a user regarding content (e.g., images, music, and videos). A content recommendations server may provide a user with recommended content and the reasons for which the content is being recommended, such as genres, directors, and actors that the content recommendations server believes the user enjoys.
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.


 Managing media content storage for user devices patent thumbnailnew patent Managing media content storage for user devices
A user device (e.g., a smart phone) may dynamically manage photographs, videos, and other types of media content. The user device may receive media content by taking photographs, recording videos, and/or recording audio inputs.
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.


 Facilitating high-definition panoramic videos patent thumbnailFacilitating high-definition panoramic videos
High definition panoramic videos may be facilitated by, e.g., assigning video controllers to respective panoramic videos or portions thereof; activating a first video controller assigned to a first one of the panoramic videos; and producing a first view-point perspective from the first panoramic video utilizing the activated controller.. .
Kt Corporation


 Video recommendation based on video co-occurrence statistics patent thumbnailVideo recommendation based on video co-occurrence statistics
A system and method provides video recommendations for a target video in a video sharing environment. The system selects one or more videos that are on one or more video playlists together with the target video.
Google Inc.


 Cinematic image blur in digital cameras based on exposure timing manipulation patent thumbnailCinematic image blur in digital cameras based on exposure timing manipulation
Cinematic motion blur and other cinematic effects are enabled during image capture through exposure timing manipulation. The resulting captured images and videos include one or more cinematic effects without the need for a user to impose the cinematic effects post-capture..
Gopro, Inc.


 Systems and methods for real-time integrating information into videos patent thumbnailSystems and methods for real-time integrating information into videos
The present disclosure is directed to a system that can incorporate information into captured images. The system includes a first encoder that can process image information captured from an image component and a second encoder that can process information collected from a sensor.
Chengdu Ck Technology Co., Ltd.


Technologies for generating a point-of-view video

Technologies for generating a point-of-view video of a user include determining whether a mobile communication device is positioned in a reference point-of-view position relative to a body of the user and, if so, initiating recording of a video without direction from the user. The point-of-view position may be defined as, for example, a position near the chest of the user.
Beme Inc.

Smart vehicle sun visor

A vehicle sun visor system with a touch screen display is configured to display video feed from one or more cameras. A front facing polarized and/or photochromic camera shows the area of view which is normally blocked by the deployed sun visor, allowing the user to view traffic lights, road signs, etc.
Be Topnotch, Llc

System and media-centric and monetizable social networking

A method and system connects brands, users and communities via socially shared content elements that take the form of, for example, words, pictures/images, videos and/or audio objects. The method creates a social media engagement and distribution capability of dynamic, interactive impressions linking users to users and users to brands around shared “day in the life” moments.
Brabbletv.com Llc

Automapping of music tracks to music videos

A music service remote from a local device user identifies matching video and music content. An identification of a piece of media content that is part of a collection or playlist, is received by the service, the selected piece of media content being included in a unified catalog of video and music content that is accessible by the music service.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Mobile terminal and controlling the same

The present invention relates to a mobile terminal allowing for image processing, and a method for controlling the same. A mobile terminal according to the present invention includes a wireless communication unit to transmit a first video of a specific object captured with a first capture setting value, to an external server or at least one external terminal, and receive a plurality of videos of the specific object captured with different capture setting values different from the first capture setting value, from the external server or the external terminal, a display unit to output a plurality of objects corresponding to the plurality of videos, and a controller to produce a merged video by merging a selected video corresponding to at least one object with the first video, in response to a user input for selecting the at least one object from the plurality of objects, and output the merged video on the display unit, based on a preset user input..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Content transmission apparatus, content transmission method, content reproduction apparatus, content reproduction method, program and content delivery system

Disclosed herein is a content transmission apparatus, including: a retaining section adapted to retain a multi viewpoint video content formed from a plurality of viewpoint videos imaged simultaneously by a plurality of different video cameras; a production section adapted to produce a vrt including acquisition destination information of the viewpoint videos which configure the multi viewpoint video content, vrt standing for view relation table; a supplying section adapted to supply the produced vrt to a content reproduction apparatus; a broadcasting section adapted to broadcast one or plural ones of the viewpoint videos which configure the retained multi viewpoint video content; and a delivery section adapted to deliver one or plural ones of the viewpoint videos which configure the retained multi viewpoint video content through a network.. .
Sony Corporation

Layered interactive video platform for interactive video experiences

In various embodiments, methods and systems for generating interactive videos based on a layered interactive video platform are provided. An interactive graphics track is received using a layered video platform that supports interactive graphics tracks functionality on interactivity content editor components, content management components, and interactivity components on end-user media devices.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Method, apparatus, and computer program product for predictive customizations in self and neighborhood videos

A method, apparatus, and computer program product are provided for enhanced customization for smart video rendering of high resolution immersive content on devices with lower resolution displays. A method is provided that includes receiving first instance default region of interest data for a first instance of content; receiving first instance region of interest customization interaction data for the first instance of the content; receiving second instance default region of interest data for a second instance of the content; determining customization similarity detection for the second instance of the content based on the first instance default region of interest data, the first instance region of interest customization interaction data, and the second instance default region of interest data; generating predicted customized region of interest data for the second instance of the content; and providing an indication of the predicted customized region of interest data..
Nokia Technologies Oy

Systems and methods for generating 360 degree mixed reality environments

Systems and methods for generating a 360 degree mixed virtual reality environment that provides a 360 degree view of an environment in accordance with embodiments of the invention are described. In a number of embodiments, the 360 degree mixed virtual reality environment is obtained by (1) combining one or more real world videos that capture images of an environment with (2) a virtual world environment that includes various synthetic objects that may be placed within the real world clips.
Paofit Holdings Pte Ltd

Method for object segmentation in videos tagged with semantic labels

The present invention provides a method for object segmentation in videos tagged with semantic labels, including: detecting each frame of a video sequence with an object bounding box detector from a given semantic category and an object contour detector, and obtaining a candidate object bounding box set and a candidate object contour set for each frame of the input video; building a joint assignment model for the candidate object bounding box set and the candidate object contour set and solving the model to obtain the initial object segment sequence; processing the initial object segment, to estimate a probability distribution of the object shapes; and optimizing the initial object segment sequence with a variant of graph cut algorithm that integrates the shape probability distribution, to obtain an optimal segment sequence.. .
Beihang University

Selecting representative video frames for videos

Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for selecting representative frames for videos. One of the methods includes receiving a search query; determining a query representation for the search query; obtaining data identifying a plurality of responsive videos for the search query, wherein each responsive video comprises a plurality of frames, wherein each frame has a respective frame representation; selecting, for each responsive video, a representative frame from the responsive video using the query representation and the frame representations for the frames in the responsive video; and generating a response to the search query, wherein the response to the search query includes a respective video search result for each of the responsive videos, and wherein the respective video search result for each of the responsive videos includes a presentation of the representative video frame from the responsive video..
Google Inc.

System and assessment of reflective objects along a roadway

A system for classifying different types of sheeting materials of road signs depicted in a videostream compares estimated retroreflectivity values against known minimum retroreflectivity values for each of a plurality of colors. Once a road sign has been identified in the videostream, the frames associated with that road sign are analyzed to determine each of a plurality of colors present on the road sign.
Facet Technology Corp.

Self-service channel marketplace

A content hosting system allows content providers to create channels of video content and make them available to users in a marketplace. Users can search or browse for channels of interest, and selectively subscribe to channels.
Google Inc.

Mobile device with 4 cameras to take 360°x360° stereoscopic images and videos

Cameras (3) and (6) are connected to a synchronised recording and 360×360 image creation interface (7).. .

Video conference data generation

In one example embodiment, a method performed by a server may include: receiving user videos from a plurality of devices; generating conference video data that includes at least one portion of the user videos; assigning a first portion of the at least one portion a first security attribute for a first device that has a first security level; generating first security data corresponding to the first security attribute; streaming, to the first device, the conference video data with the first security data; and streaming, to a second device having a second security level higher than the first security level, the conference video data without the first security data.. .
Kt Corporation

Instructional subscription website and video management system for interactive online instruction

A system for interactive online instruction includes an instructional subscription website and video management system configured to process video recordings. The video recordings may include (i) student videos uploaded by a student and (ii) instructor videos providing feedback to said student videos.
Artistworks, Inc.

Providing question answering responses to how-to procedural questions

Selecting an instructional video is provided. It is determined that a query is requesting information on how to perform a procedure.
International Business Machines Corporation

System for content collection in a current window and dissemination in a window of current access

An automated blogging, skills portfolio management system and syndication system that is capable of facilitating easy blog message posting by a multitude of people witnessing a sports event or some other public event, wherein players, spectators and others can provide comments and observation regarding that particular event while the event is going on. In fact, the present invention makes it possible for the players, spectators and others to provide comments and observations in the form of audio recording, that provide the context to any digital photos and videos they provide.

Delivering personalized content based on a social graph of sharing activity of users of the open web

A social graph is built which includes interactions, sharing activity, and connections between the users of the open web and can be used to improve ad targeting and content personalization. Personally identifiable information is not collected.
Radiumone, Inc.

Unified attractiveness prediction framework based on content impact factor

A unified attractiveness prediction method is provided. The method includes receiving a plurality of videos and extracting at least one of metadata and view data from each of the plurality of received videos, wherein the metadata is information for describing video contents, and the view data is a total number of users who watch the video.
Tcl Research America Inc.

Automatic image content analysis method and system

A system and method for analyzing and wirelessly transmitting information in real-time, comprising capturing snapshots and videos, by utilizing for example a smartphone. The images are analyzed in conjunction with other system data to provide the user: 3 dimensional images, gps coordinates, safety alerts, etc.
Ionroad Technologies Ltd.

Process and system for managing a bowling centre

A process and a system for managing a bowling centre, which includes one or more bowling lanes along which a bowl is rolled, one or more pin setting up machines at one end of the lane and one or more bowlers' bays at the opposite end of the lane, one or more overhead monitors or videos above the lane, one or more consoles or keyboards located at the one or more lanes, respectively, and allowing a user to enter data, an electronic control system set up to manage the bowling centre, and in particular, a score program which calculates the score of the games played at the bowling centre and displays the score, in particular at the respective overhead monitor. A visual signal is emitted at the respective lane to indicate that the lane is open and waiting for users..
Qubicaamf Europe Spa

Selection and display of differentiating key frames for similar videos

A method, system, and or computer program product selects and displays keyframes for multiple video files on a graphical user interface (gui). A first set of keyframes for a first video file and a second set of keyframes for a second video file are received and compared to one another.
International Business Machines Corporation

Methods, systems, and media for aggregating and presenting content relevant to a particular video game

Methods, systems, and media for aggregating and presenting content relevant to a particular video game. In some embodiments, the method comprises: identifying videos related to a video game; selecting videos relevant to each of a plurality of categories; selecting videos based on popularity; receiving a request to present a user interface related to the video game; determining user subscription information for a user associated with the request; selecting videos based on user subscription information; causing the user interface to be presented including representations of: videos relevant to a first category in a first portion, videos selected based on popularity in a second portion, and videos selected based on the user subscription information in a third portion; receiving a request to present a video selected via the user interface; and causing the user device to present the requested video..
Google Inc.

Video advertisement overlay system and method

This disclosure relates system(s) and method(s) for overlaying functionalities, text, annotations, and/or features on video advertisements and content videos.. .
Google Inc.

Method and system for managing and streaming video

A method and system for managing streamed videos is disclosed. The system allows video owners to upload videos to a network connected video repository.

Internet radio and broadcast via crowdsourcing apparatus and system

Data streams are generally selected according to user preferences and transmitted to the user in general alignment with expressed preferences of the user. Such data streams may be music, including music videos.
Pandora Media, Inc.

Quantified well-being evaluations, improvement programs and scientific wellness video games

This invention has three parts; quantifiable well being evaluations, improvement programs and scientific wellness video games. The new/novel embodiments go beyond optimal weight/ideal fitness levels and preventing health crises by continuously evaluating each individual towards special “super healthy human measurements” (15+ years without illness), correlating them to a series of “10” point scales.

Internet radio and broadcast apparatus and system with music information and purchasing

Data streams are generally selected according to user preferences and transmitted to the user in general alignment with expressed preferences of the user. Such data streams may be music, including music videos.
Pandora Media, Inc.

Dynamic thumbnail representation for a video playlist

A video playlist associated with a set of videos is distinguished in a graphical user interface using a dynamic thumbnail to represent the playlist. The dynamic thumbnail comprises a static portion comprising a first image associated with the set of videos and a dynamic portion comprising one or more second images associated with the set of videos.
Google Inc.

Aerial vehicle data communication system

A data communication system for unmanned aerial vehicles includes communication links comprising a low-throughput capacity communication link and a high-throughput capacity communication link. The data communication system can also include a base station, to which the unmanned aerial vehicles send aerial data, and from which the unmanned aerial vehicles receive command signals.
Kespry, Inc

Heat dissipation in a mobile device to enable high-performance desktop functionality

The invention allows a mobile device such as a smart phone or tablet to be designed to dissipate heat through the battery or battery casing to the back and sides of the enclosure, which allows better passive cooling for hand-held applications, and more importantly allows the mobile device to be used as a high-performance desktop computer by plugging the mobile device into a cradle with forced-air cooling. The cradle connects to external displays, keyboards, pointing devices, storage devices, peripherals, networks, and audio devices.
Arctec Mobile Inc.

Generating customized on-demand videos from automated test scripts

Generating customized on-demand videos from automated test scripts is provided. Responsive to receiving a request for an instruction on performing a task on a computer, a database of automated test scripts may be searched to identify a set of test scripts that comprise a set of executable actions associated with the task.
International Business Machines Corporation

Video management and marketing

A computer-implemented method for operating a video management and marketing system that enables managing and marketing videos produced or provided by a user includes a processor configures an embed code that is unique to the user to show a real-time call to action that streams real-time data in one or more videos displayed to a viewer at a viewer device; the processor displays the real-time call to action during playback of the video at a first site and uses the real-time call to action to fetch call to action information on the fly; and the processor automatically forwards the viewer device to a second site, where the call to action information is displayed, upon completion of playback of the video at the first site.. .
Lnvidz, Llc

Video channel categorization schema

Implementations are disclosed for scoring and categorizing a video channel. A method includes receiving category identifiers associated with a plurality of videos in a video channel.
Google Inc.

Preloading and switching streaming videos

One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a technique for playing sequential video streams. The technique involves initiating playback of a first video stream within a foreground of a display region and loading at least a portion of a second video stream during the playback of the first video stream.
Autodesk, Inc

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

A video encoding apparatus is a video encoding method apparatus which, when encoding an encoding target picture which is one frame of a multi-view video including videos of a plurality of different views, performs predictive encoding from a reference view different from a view of the encoding target picture, for each encoding target area which is one of areas into which the encoding target picture is divided, using a depth map for an object in the multi-view video, and includes an area division setting step unit which determines a division method of the encoding target area based on a positional relationship between the view of the encoding target picture and the reference view, and a disparity vector setting step unit which sets a disparity vector for the reference view using the depth map, for each of sub-areas obtained by dividing the encoding target area in accordance with the division method.. .
Nippon Telegraph And Telephone Corporation

Adaptive tone mapping based on local contrast

A method, apparatus, and non-transitory computer readable medium for video tone mapping. The method includes processing a video using at least first and second tone mapping functions to generate at least first and second tone mapped videos and identifying an amount of local contrast in one or more areas of each of the at least first and second tone mapped videos.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Monitoring digital images on mobile devices

Methods and systems for monitoring digital pictures and videos on mobile devices are described herein. A method for monitoring digital images on mobile devices includes receiving a designation of a target device and monitoring settings for the target device via a monitoring application on a monitoring device.
Conrad Management Corporation

Enriching online videos by content detection, searching, and information aggregation

Many internet users consume content through online videos. For example, users may view movies, television shows, music videos, and/or homemade videos.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

In-vehicle user interfaces for law enforcement

User interfaces may be used by a law enforcement officer to communicate information to and obtain feedback from a person that is held in a secure holding area of a law enforcement vehicle. The user interfaces may be presented via hardware interfaces in the law enforcement vehicle and a computing device.
Whp Workflow Solutions, Llc



Videos topics:
  • Video Processing
  • User Interface
  • Storage Device
  • Frame Rate
  • Synchronization
  • Graphical User Interface
  • 3d Graphics
  • User Interfaces
  • Image Processing
  • Coordinates
  • Discrete Cosine Transform
  • Transmitter
  • Enhancement
  • Transport Stream
  • Video Play


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