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Aircraft Medical Limited
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Data generation method, data reproduction method, data generation device and data reproduction device
A data generation method is for generating video data that covers a second luminance dynamic range wider than a first luminance dynamic range and has reproduction compatibility with a first device that does not support reproduction of video having the second luminance dynamic range and supports reproduction of video having the first luminance dynamic range, and includes: generating a video signal to be included in the video data using a second oetf; storing, into vui in the video data, first transfer function information for identifying a first oetf to be referred to by the first device when the first device decodes the video data; and storing, into sei in the video data, second transfer function information for identifying a second oetf to be referred to by a second device supporting reproduction of video having the second luminance dynamic range when the second device decodes the video data.. .
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.


Light and display content integration method
Disclosed is a light and display content integration method, applied to a display device. The display device is an integrated screen, comprising a display area and a light area.
Yutou Technology (hangzhou) Co., Ltd.


Method and video communication
A method for changing a communication network for video communication is provided. The method includes performing, by a user equipment (ue), video communication through a mobile communication network; searching for whether there is a wireless local area network (wlan) accessible by the ue; displaying, if a wlan accessible by the ue is found, the accessible wlan; and when the displayed wlan is selected by a user, changing a communication network for the video communication to perform the video communication through the selected wlan..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


Real-time modifiable text captioning
An approach to modifying text captioning is provided, comprising receiving, by a captioning modifier program, input data associated with a video stream, analyzing, by the captioning modifier program, the input data, altering, by the captioning modifier program, text captioning associated with the video stream to indicate eventful aspects based on an analysis of the input data and generating, by the captioning modifier program, supplementary information associated with the video stream based on the analysis and providing the supplementary information as an addition to the text captioning.. .
International Business Machines Corporation


Real-time modifiable text captioning
An approach to modifying text captioning is provided, comprising receiving, by a captioning modifier program, input data associated with a video stream, analyzing, by the captioning modifier program, the input data, altering, by the captioning modifier program, text captioning associated with the video stream to indicate eventful aspects based on an analysis of the input data and generating, by the captioning modifier program, supplementary information associated with the video stream based on the analysis and providing the supplementary information as an addition to the text captioning.. .
International Business Machines Corporation


Real-time modifiable text captioning
An approach to modifying text captioning is provided, comprising receiving, by a captioning modifier program, input data associated with a video stream, analyzing, by the captioning modifier program, the input data, altering, by the captioning modifier program, text captioning associated with the video stream to indicate eventful aspects based on an analysis of the input data and generating, by the captioning modifier program, supplementary information associated with the video stream based on the analysis and providing the supplementary information as an addition to the text captioning.. .
International Business Machines Corporation


Electronic programming guide with expanding cells for video preview
This document describes methodologies for an electronic programming guide with expanding cells for video preview. These techniques and apparatuses enable improved navigation for video and channel previewing based on gestures performed on a mobile device acting as a remote control to a remote display device.
Google Inc.


Service guide information transmission method, service guide information reception method, service guide information transmission device, and service guide information reception device
A method for receiving a broadcast signal includes receiving the broadcast signal including physical layer signaling data, signaling data, content data and service guide information, decoding the physical layer signaling data, wherein the mapping information and the information supporting channel scanning and service acquisition are further decoded from the signal frame based on the decoded physical layer signaling data; decoding the content data and the service guide information; displaying an image representing that the alternative camera view is available for the broadcast service; detecting a user input selecting the displayed image for the alternative camera view; and displaying the video component for the alternative camera view on a display screen.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.


Network-based previews
Systems and methods are herein disclosed for displaying a smart preview of video content. A first claimed embodiment includes receiving video content.

Information processing apparatus and information processing system

An information processing apparatus include: a degradation level acquirer that, when an original video is converted to a (a is a natural number) videos with different bit rates, acquires a level of degradation in each of a plurality of sections of each of the videos; a data volume calculator that calculates a data volume of distribution video data which is generated when a video with the level of degradation satisfying a first image quality condition is selected from b (b is a natural number smaller than a+1) videos for each of the plurality of sections; and an identifier that identifies a combination out of combinations of bit rates of the b videos for which the data volume is calculated, the combination allowing the data volume to be within a predetermined order from a smallest volume.. .
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

Method and device for accelerating channel changes in a video decoding device

A method for accelerating channel changes from a previous channel to a new channel in a video decoding device is proposed. A salient idea is to monitor the time intervals between channel change events so as to detect when a user is looking forward quickly browsing a set of tv channels.
Thomson Licensing

Mobile virtual communication and entertainment service

Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a method including providing, by a processor in a dongle coupled to a display device, a graphical user interface at the display device, and transmitting a message to an authentication server in accordance with authentication information stored in a storage device of the dongle and an input via the graphical user interface. The method also includes obtaining an authentication confirmation; obtaining content from a content server; and recording the content in accordance with a second input via the graphical user interface.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

Recording device and efficient network personal video recorder manipulation through adaptive bit rate streaming

A recording device and a method are described herein that provide a network-based personal video recording service utilizing adaptive bit rate technology for a plurality of users. In operation, the recording device records at a minimum a single bit rate (one set of segmented files) of the broadcast content within each user's network personal video recorder storage unit.
Ericsson Ab

Personal base station system with wireless video capability

A personal base station (pbs) having wireless video capability. The pbs authenticates a mobile device within range for cellular services, and authenticates the user for a level of service for cable television.
At&t Mobility Ii Llc

Method and system for message notification

Methods and systems for message notification are described. A video message is received from a source access device.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

Signaling data for prefetching support for streaming media data

A media device pre-fetches media data that is likely to be retrieved. An example media device includes a memory for storing media data, and one or more processors implemented in circuitry and configured to receive information indicating at least one data structure of a plurality of data structures that is likely to be retrieved by a plurality of user devices operated by a respective plurality of users, the data structure including media data, and retrieve the media data of the data structure before receiving requests for the media data from the user devices.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Method and platform for automatic selection of video sequences to fill a break in a broadcasted program

A method for automatic selection of video sequences to fill a break in a broadcasted program, including determining an estimated duration of the break (bi) and selecting from a collection of videos, such as advertisements, a sequence of videos to be played out. The sequence has a second duration which is shorter than the estimated duration and the selection depends on broadcast priority criteria associated with at least some of said videos.
Ad Insertion Platform Sarl

Video reception method, video transmission method, video reception apparatus, and video transmission apparatus

Provided is a video reception method performed by a video reception apparatus including a display. The video reception method includes: receiving a reception signal multiplexed from video data and audio data; outputting, as first transfer characteristics information, transfer characteristics obtained by demultiplexing the reception signal; outputting, as second transfer characteristics information, transfer characteristics obtained by decoding the video data, the second transfer characteristics information being information for specifying, at frame accuracy, a transfer function corresponding to a luminance dynamic range of the video data; and displaying the video data while controlling a luminance dynamic range of the display at frame accuracy according to the second transfer characteristics information..
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Multi-type-tree framework for video coding

A method of decoding video comprising: receiving an encoded block of video data, determining a transform for the encoded block of video data, wherein the transform has a size s that is not a power of two, rounding s to a power of two creating a transform with a modified size s′, applying an inverse transform with the modified size s′ to the encoded block of video data to create residual video data, and decoding the residual video data to create decoded block of video data.. .
Qualcomm Incorporated

Signaling of important video information in file formats

A device for processing media content obtains data from a box within a file conforming to a file format for a video codec, the box comprising a syntax structure that includes the data, the file being associated with the media content and the media content being coded according to the video codec; and determines, based on the data obtained from the box, whether to accept or reject the media content associated with the file. A device for generating media content generates data in a box within a file conforming to a file format, the box comprising a syntax structure that includes the data, the file being associated with the media content, wherein the data is for use in determining whether a client is to accept or reject the media content associated with the file; and outputs the file..
Qualcomm Incorporated

Restricted scheme design for video

Techniques and systems are provided for processing video data and processing one or more media format files. For example, video data can be obtained and processed to generate a media format file that includes the video data and a restricted scheme information box associated with the video data.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Wireless display subsystem and system-on-chip

A wireless display subsystem includes a hardware composition generator, a hardware video encoder, and a wireless hardware transport stream multiplexer. The hardware composition generator reads video data from a memory device and generates video frame data by synthesizing the video data.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Keyframe-based video codec designed for gpu decoding

The present invention discloses a method and system for encoding and decoding a keyframe based video by a gpu (graphic processing unit) in a manner that a frame of bit stream data is read directly by the gpu and a cpu only reads the frame from disk and activates the gpu to decod the data read from the disk. The codec effectively exploits modern gpu architecture during video keyframe decoding and minimizes the number of required gpu memory access cycles during video keyframe decoding..
Idomoo Ltd

Multi-pass compression of uncompressed data

Introduced here is a technique to create small compressed image files while preserving data quality upon decompression. Upon receiving an uncompressed data, such as an image, a video, an audio, and/or a structured data, a machine learning model identifies an object in the uncompressed data such as a house, a dog, a text, a distinct audio signal, a unique data pattern, etc.
Groq, Inc.

Streaming the visible parts of a spherical video

A method includes determining a tile position in a frame of a spherical video based on a view perspective, selecting a portion of the frame of the spherical video as a two dimensional tile based on the tile position, encoding the two dimensional tile at a first quality, mapping the frame of the spherical video to a two dimensional representation of the spherical video based on a two dimensional projection algorithm, and encoding the two dimensional representation of the spherical video at a second quality.. .
Google Llc

Method and processing video data

A method for signalling an intra chroma prediction mode and a method for implementing the signalled intra chroma prediction mode, the intra chroma prediction mode taking an intropolation of previously predicted luma samples from neighboring blocks of video data to attain an intra chroma prediction of a current chroma prediction unit.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.

Intra prediction techniques for video coding

A video decoder determines a current block of a current picture of video data has a size of p×q, wherein p is a first value corresponding to a width of the current block and q is a second value corresponding to a height of the current block, wherein p is not equal to q, wherein the current block includes a short side and a long side, and wherein the first value added to the second value does not equal a value that is a power of 2; decodes the current block of video data using intra dc mode prediction, wherein decoding the current block of video data using intra dc mode prediction comprises performing a shift operation to calculate a dc value and generating a prediction block for the current block of video data using the calculated dc value; and outputs a decoded version of the current picture.. .
Qualcomm Incorporated

Method and apparatus of advanced intra prediction for chroma components in video and image coding

A method and apparatus of intra prediction mode coding using one or more extended neighbouring blocks are disclosed. The set of extended neighbouring blocks comprises at least one neighbouring block not corresponding to a top-left neighbouring block and not corresponding to a leftmost-above neighbouring block.

Video coding and decoding methods and apparatuses

A coding method includes: partitioning an image block to be decoded irregularly according to an irregular partitioning mode and a position parameter to obtain at least two different sub-blocks; comparing the sub-blocks with a reference sub-block to obtain a residual of a pixel value of the image block to be coded; obtaining a reference position parameter according to a surrounding block of the image block to be coded, and subtracting the reference position parameter from the position parameter of the image block to be coded to obtain a position parameter difference of the image block to be coded; quantizing the residual, and performing entropy coding on a result of the quantization, the motion vector information, and the position parameter difference; and writing the entropy coding result and partitioning mode information of the image block into a code stream.. .
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Video encoding and decoding

Disclosed is an encoding device. The present encoding device comprises a processor which: divides a target block of the current frame into a first area and a second area according to a predetermined division method and an interface communicating with a decoding device; searches for a first motion vector for the first area in a first reference frame, so as to generate a first prediction block including an area corresponding to the first area; divides the first prediction block into a third area and a fourth area according to the predetermined division method, and generates boundary information; searches for a second motion vector for the fourth area corresponding to the second area in a second reference frame, and generates a second prediction block including an area corresponding to the fourth area; merges the first prediction block and the second prediction block according to the boundary information so as to generate a third prediction block corresponding to the target block; and controls the interface to transmit the first motion vector and the second motion vector to the decoding device..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Method and apparatus of candidate skipping for predictor refinement in video coding

Method and apparatus of using motion refinement with reduced bandwidth are disclosed. According to one method, a predictor refinement process is applied to generate motion refinement for the current block by searching among multiple motion vector candidates using reference data comprising the target motion-compensated reference block, where if a target motion vector candidate requires target reference data from the target motion-compensated reference block being outside the valid reference block, the target motion vector candidate is excluded from said searching the multiple motion vector candidates or a replacement motion vector candidate closer to a center of the corresponding block of the current block is used as a replacement for the target motion vector candidate.
Mediatek Inc.

Encoding optimization with illumination compensation and integer motion vector restriction

A video encoder is configured to determine whether to enable or disable an integer motion vector precision restriction and whether to enable or disable an illumination compensation (ic) tool by: for a large search range in a reference picture, performing first motion estimation tests, wherein performing the first motion estimation tests comprises performing motion estimation tests only with the ic tool disabled and the integer motion vector precision restriction disabled and with the ic tool enabled and the integer motion vector precision restriction disabled; based on the first motion estimation tests, determining a small search range, wherein the small search range is smaller than the large search range; for the small search range, performing second motion estimation tests; and based on the second motion estimation tests, determining whether to enable or disable the integer motion vector precision restriction and whether to enable or disable the ic tool.. .
Qualcomm Incorporated

Multi-hypotheses merge mode

A multi-hypotheses motion prediction mode for video coding is provided. Multi-hypotheses motion prediction conveys prediction for motion compensation based on a selection of multiple predictions for motion compensation (hypotheses), which are respectively obtained using motion predictors or mvp selected from a list of candidate motion predictors.
Mediatek Inc.

Motion vector selection and prediction in video coding systems and methods

An unencoded video frame of a sequence of video frames is encoded to generate an encoded bit-stream representative of the unencoded video frame. The encoded bit-stream includes a header portion and a video data payload portion.
Realnetworks, Inc.

Methods and devices for coding motion vectors in video compression

Methods and devices for video coding using inter-coding and removing redundant motion vectors from a set of candidate motion vectors. The methods may determine that at least some candidate motion vectors in a set of candidate motion vectors in a search range around the motion vector predictor identify candidate blocks in the previously-reconstructed reference picture that are redundant and, based on that determination, eliminate said at least some of the candidate motion vectors to reduce the set to a subset.
Blackberry Limited

Reproduction device, reproduction method, and recording medium

The present technology relates to a reproduction device, a reproduction method, and a recording medium that enable content having a wide dynamic range of brightness to be displayed with an appropriate brightness. A recording medium, on which the reproduction device of an aspect of the present technology performs reproduction, records coded data of an extended video that is a video having a second brightness range that is wider than a first brightness range, brightness characteristic information that represents a brightness characteristic of the extended video, and brightness conversion definition information used when performing a brightness conversion of the extended video to a standard video that is a video having the first brightness range.
Saturn Licensing Llc

Binary arithmetic coding with small tables or short-operand multiplications for video coding

A method of decoding video data including receiving video data including coded representations of syntax elements performing inverse binary arithmetic coding on the coded representations of the syntax elements to obtain bins of the syntax elements, inverse binarizing the bins of the syntax elements to obtain the syntax elements, and decoding the video data based on the syntax elements. Performing the inverse binary arithmetic coding includes determining a probability for a particular coded representation of the coded representations, normalizing the probability for the particular coded representation using right bit shifts to create a normalized probability, determining a product of the normalized probability and a range for the particular coded representation, and updating a range of a least probable symbol for the particular coded representation using the determined product..
Qualcomm Incorporated

Method for encoding and processing raw uhd video via an existing hd video architecture

A sensor data processing system and method performs segmentation and packing of image data from one or more ultra-high definition (uhd) image sensor for transport and processing by conventional high definition image data processing systems and pathways. The uhd image frames are segmented into a number of smaller frames and directed in parallel over the conventional hd pathways.
Raytheon Company

Methods and signaling viewports and regions of interest

The techniques described herein relate to methods, apparatus, and computer readable media configured to encode or decode a region of interest associated with video data. A spherical region structure is associated with the video data that specifies the region of interest on a sphere, the spherical region structure including a reference point of the region of interest on the sphere, and data indicative of a set of side points, comprising a side point for each side of the region of interest on the sphere.
Mediatek Inc.

Altering streaming video encoding based on user attention

Disclosed are various embodiments for adjusting the encoding of a video signal into a video stream based on user attention. A first portion of a first video frame is encoded at a lower quality level than a second portion of the first video frame based, at least in part, on a rate of change of objects portrayed in the second portion.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Reprojecting holographic video to enhance streaming bandwidth/quality

Improved video compression and video streaming systems and methods are disclosed for environments where camera motion is common, such as cameras incorporated into head-mounted displays. This is accomplished by combining a 3d representation of the shape of the user's environment (walls, floor, ceiling, furniture, etc.), image data, and data representative of changes in the location and orientation (pose) of the camera between successive image frames, thereby reducing data bandwidth needed to send streaming video in the presence of camera motion..
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Method of deriving motion information

A method of encoding video data in a merge mode can include determining motion information of a current block; generating a prediction block of the current block using the motion information; generating a residual block using the current block and the prediction block; transforming the residual block to generate a transformed block; quantizing the transformed block using a quantization parameter and a quantization matrix to generate a quantized block; scanning coefficient components of the quantized block using a diagonal scan; entropy-coding the scanned coefficient components of the quantized block; and encoding the motion information, in which when the current block is a second prediction unit partitioned by asymmetric partitioning, the spatial merge candidate corresponding to a first prediction unit partitioned by the asymmetric partitioning is not to be listed on the merge list, the quantization parameter is determined per a quantization unit and is encoded using a quantization parameter predictor, and a minimum size of the quantization unit is adjusted by a picture parameter set.. .
Infobridge Pte. Ltd.

Method and system for generating a transform size syntax element for video decoding

In a video processing system, a method and system for generating a transform size syntax element for video decoding are provided. For high profile mode video decoding operations, the transform sizes may be selected based on the prediction macroblock type and the contents of the macroblock.
Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation

Systems and methods for group of pictures encoding

Systems and methods are provided encoding a video. Video data is captured.
Panopto, Inc.

Video encoding apparatus and video data amount encoding method

A video encoding apparatus is provided. A controller in the video encoding apparatus includes a sum calculating circuit, a data amount estimating circuit, and an evaluating circuit.
Mstar Semiconductor, Inc.

Adjusting field of view of truncated square pyramid projection for 360-degree video

Techniques and systems are described for encoding 360-degree video data using the planes of a truncated square pyramid to map the 360-degree data for different fields of view. 360-degree video data can include multiple frames, where each frame includes spherical video data.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Information processing device, information processing method, and program

There is provided an information processing device including a change unit configured to change arrangement of a first object corresponding to a first user and a second object corresponding to a second user from first arrangement to second arrangement in accordance with reproduction of a video including depth information, in a virtual space corresponding to the video.. .
Sony Corporation

Systems and methods for recording, processing, and playback of bio-media data

Systems, devices, and methods for recording, processing, and playback of bio-media data include a processor and addressable memory, a video interface, an audio interface, at least one bio-feedback interface, and bio-media playback application that may direct the processor to acquire a bio-media file. In some embodiments, the system may translate the biometric data to bio-feedback interface data using the bio-media file, video interface data, audio interface data, and biometric data.
Chills, Llc

Audio alteration techniques

A method of altering audio output from an electronic device based on image data is provided. In one embodiment, the method includes acquiring image data and determining one or more characteristics of the image data.
Apple Inc.

Video processing apparatus and video processing method cooperating with television broadcasting system

A video processing apparatus includes a down-sampling circuit, a combining circuit, a metadata generating circuit, and an encoder. The down-sampling circuit down-samples p videos according to predetermined picture layout information of k picture layouts.
Mstar Semiconductor, Inc.

Suggestion of visual effects based on detected sound patterns

Disclosed embodiments provide techniques for suggesting a visual effect based on detected sounds. The sounds can be speech and/or music.
International Business Machines Corporation

Phased camera array system for generation of high quality images and video

A phased camera array captures images from a plurality of image sensor assemblies, each image sensor assembly capturing at a framerate and a resolution. The phased camera array is configured to generate images captured from the independent image sensor assemblies to be stitched into a single composite image with a higher resolution than the independent images.
Gopro, Inc.

Information processing device, information processing method, and program

In an information processing device including a display unit that is able to selectively display a multi-directional video and a data processing unit that executes video display control, the data processing unit applies a device-correspondent video display scheme recorded in video display control information and executes the video display process. The video display control information defines a type-based display scheme optimum for each type of information processing device executing a video display process.
Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.

Vehicle vision system with enhanced low light capabilities

A method for displaying video images includes providing a control having an image processor operable to process image data captured by cameras of a vehicular multi-camera vision system, and disposing a display device in the vehicle that is viewable by a driver of the vehicle, with the display device having a video display screen that displays video images derived at least in part from image data captured by at least one of the cameras. A display intensity of video images displayed by the video display screen is controlled and, responsive to determination of a reduction in exterior ambient light level within the field of view of the at least one of the cameras, the display intensity of video images displayed by the video display screen is held to within 15 percent of the display intensity that was displayed before the determination of the reduction in exterior ambient light level..
Magna Electronics Inc.

Cell phone mouth mount

A mouth held photographic mount that is angularly adjustable and has two different reconfigurable structures. In either structure a cell phone is held in a rigid horizontal orientation so as to allow video footage to be shot while the mount is held in the photographer's mouth.

Systems and methods for partial video caching

A cache server includes a memory, and a processor to acquire segments of media data associated with a first request, with the first request being generated by a client device. The segments associated with the first request are stored in the memory.
Citrix Systems, Inc.

Compression of dental images and hybrid dental imaging system with local area and cloud networks

Methods and systems for storing and accessing dental images. The system includes an imaging system for acquiring x-ray projection frames.
Dental Imaging Technologies Corporation

System and integrating an electronic pointing device into digital image data

A method and system is provided for creating an integrated video stream based on relative location and movement of a wireless pointing device. The system includes a receiver for continuously receiving position data from a wireless pointing device and a processor for calculating an initial position and orientation of the wireless pointing device based on the position data received from the wireless pointing device, accessing additional data from a secondary source based on input data received from the wireless pointing device, and creating the integrated video stream based on an original video stream, the initial position and orientation of the wireless pointing device and the additional data accessed from the secondary source.
Hsni, Llc

Learning technique for qos based classification and prioritization of saas applications

The systems and methods of the present disclosure are directed towards a dynamic system that is configured to identify and map networked traffic, such as that of video, voice, file transfer, and web based applications to predetermined quality of service (qos) classes. The different qos classes can be associated with different traffic priorities.
Citrix Systems, Inc.

Adaptive data segment delivery arbitration for bandwidth optimization

Systems, devices and processes are described to adapt segment requests placed by an autonomous media player during media streaming to compensate for fluctuations in the bandwidth consumed by the requested segments due to variances in the underlying video content. By providing predictive data about the bandwidth consumption of upcoming video segments, client devices can adapt requests for future segments accordingly.
Echostar Technologies L.l.c.

Performance testing audio/video communications in network

A test webpage triggers a remote computer to obtain a token for the performance test from a test data collection server. The test webpage triggers the remote computer to transmit the token to a reflector server to initiate the performance test.
Martello Technologies Corporation

Thumbnail generation for video

According to one implementation, a video processing system for performing thumbnail generation includes a computing platform having a hardware processor and a system memory storing a thumbnail generator software code. The hardware processor executes the thumbnail generator software code to receive a video file, and identify a plurality of shots in the video file, each of the plurality of shots including a plurality of frames of the video file.
Disney Enterprises Inc.

Method and device for processing video

Disclosed are a method and device for processing a video. The method includes: acquiring a processing instruction to an original video, in which the processing instruction includes information on a target length of a target video; comparing an original length of the original video to the target length, to obtain a compared result; selecting a main position interval of the original video according to a preset selection rule; and generating the target video having the target length according to the compared result and the main position interval..
Beijing Kingsoft Internet Security Software Co., Ltd.

Video reception method, video transmission method, video reception apparatus, and video transmission apparatus

Provided is a video reception method performed by a video reception apparatus including a display. The video reception method includes: receiving a reception signal multiplexed from a video signal and an audio signal; obtaining the video signal and first transfer characteristics information by demultiplexing the reception signal, the first transfer characteristics information being information for specifying, per random access unit, a transfer function corresponding to a luminance dynamic range of the video signal; obtaining video data by decoding the video signal obtained; and displaying the video data while controlling a luminance dynamic range of the display per random access unit according to the first transfer characteristics information..
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Methods, systems, and media for detecting a presentation of media content on a display device

Methods, systems, and media for detecting a presentation of media content on a display device are provided. In accordance with some implementations, methods for detecting a presentation of media content on a display device are provided, the methods comprising: detecting, using a light sensor, light levels in the light sensor's surroundings; generating a signal representing the light levels; detecting, using a hardware processor, at least one variation in light levels indicative of a presentation of a video scene based on the signal; detecting at least one variation in light levels indicative of a scene change subsequent to the video scene based on the signal; and determining that media content is being presented on a display device in response to detecting the variation in light levels indicative of the presentation of the video scene and the variation in light levels indicative of the scene change..
Google Llc

System and cognitive training

A personal wearable computing device and a method for cognitive training of a trainee is provided. The device comprising a cpu, a storage unit, input devices configured to take photos and video streams, to receive cognitive training input from a remote trainer and to receive commands and responses from said trainee and output devices configured to present tasks and instructions to said trainee and to send visual and auditory and the trainee's performance representation of the vicinity of said trainee to said trainer.
Ace Applied Cognitive Engineering Ltd

Augmented reality technology-based handheld viewing device and method thereof

An augmented reality technology-based handheld viewing device and a method thereof. The device includes a video collecting unit, which is used for capturing a real scene; an intelligent computing terminal, which is used for identifying a two-dimensional code to obtain code value information and space position information, then placing a preset virtual scene according to the space position information, and generating a viewing frame; a voice output unit, which is used for outputting voice information corresponding to the virtual scene; and a liquid crystal display screen.
Youngzone Culture (shanghai) Co., Ltd.

Systems and methods for projecting planar and 3d images through water or liquid onto a surface

Systems and methods for projecting planar and 3d images through water or liquid onto a surface include creating a 3d model of the body of liquid and surface and 3d models of creative elements to be used in scenes. Animating the 3d models of the creative elements, placing them inside the 3d model of the body of liquid.
Pointcloud Media, Llc

Virtual viewpoint setting apparatus, setting method, and storage medium

The present invention improves convenience in setting a path for a virtual camera. A setting method of a virtual viewpoint relating to a virtual viewpoint video image includes displaying, on a display, a gui image representing a first common image capturing area in which image capturing areas of a plurality of first cameras belonging to a first camera group overlap one another and a second common image capturing area in which image capturing areas of a plurality of second cameras belonging to a second camera group overlap one another so as to a user recognize them respectively, and setting a parameter relating to the virtual viewpoint based on a user input that is obtained after displaying the gui image..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Calibration for immersive content systems

Camera and/or lens calibration information is generated as part of a calibration process in video systems including 3-dimensional (3d) immersive content systems. The calibration information can be used to correct for distortions associated with the source camera and/or lens.
Nextvr Inc.

Methods and video background subtraction

Methods and an apparatus for background subtraction are described. According to some implementations, the temporal history of a pixel location can be used to classify whether a current input pixel of a current input video frame is a background pixel or a foreground pixel.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Video e-commerce

A method, apparatus and computer program product to facilitate video interactions between a publisher, and a set of end users, the publisher having content available from a network-accessible site. Each end user has a device that includes a media player.
Viewbix, Inc.

Logo detection video analytics

The technology relates to technology for detecting a predetermined image using a template of the predetermined image. The method includes detecting a color, reducing the color to a range of the color, converting to a grayscale plurality of images, extracting at least one edge of the grayscale images, identifying each component in the images, conducting binarization for the each component, obtaining a threshold value, normalizing the template, and matching the template to the predetermined image..
Organizational Strategies International Pte. Ltd.

Method and video surveillance

The present application provides a method and apparatus for video surveillance. The method for video surveillance includes: detecting, through an infrared sensor, whether a target is present in a sensing area of the infrared sensor, and generating a deflection instruction indicating a deflection angle in a case where it is detected that the target is present; and deflecting, according to the deflection instruction, a shooting direction of a camera towards the target by the deflection angle..
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.

Methods and systems for predicting flow of crowds from limited observations

Systems and methods for determining flows by acquiring a video of the flows with a camera, wherein the flows are pedestrians in a scene. The video includes a set of frames, wherein motion vectors are extracted from each frame in the set, and a data matrix is constructed from the motion vectors in the set of frames.
Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.

System and managing a surveillance system

A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a network device including a controller programmed to receive security video content associated with a premises where the security video content has been captured by one or more cameras located within or in proximity to the premises and where the premises have one or more digital video recorders, and transmit the security video content to the digital video recorders for forwarding to a communication device that is remote from the premises, where the security video content is wirelessly transmitted over a wireless television channel dynamically selected from available wireless television channels associated with the premises. Other embodiments are disclosed..
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

Selectively retaining high-resolution segments of continuous video data stream

Processing of a continuous, high-resolution video data stream for reduced data storage is provided. The processing includes: analyzing the continuous, high-resolution data stream for one or more specified image elements of interest; identifying at least one image element of the one or more specified image elements of interest in the continuous video data stream; passing one or more video segments of the continuous video data stream as high-resolution video, the one or more video segments containing the identified at least one image element of the one or more specified image elements of interest; and reducing resolution of other portions of the continuous video data stream than the one or more video segments to low-resolution video, wherein low-resolution video includes less data than high-resolution video..
International Business Machines Corporation

Dynamic classification system for sports analysis

Provided are devices and methods for rating video scenes from a sporting event. In one example, the method includes receiving data of a plurality of rated sports scenes, normalizing the data of the plurality of rated sports scenes into a plurality of data points, and forming at least two rating groups of data points in dimensional space, normalizing an unrated sports scene into a data point, determining a rating for the unrated scene by comparing the data point of the unrated scene to the at least two rating groups of data points, and outputting information about the determination to a display of a user device.
Sap Se

Display-based video analytics

The present disclosure is directed to a video surveillance system and method for performing display-based video analytics on video streams provided by internet protocol (ip) cameras and/or a video management system (vms) over an ip network. Display-based video analytics can perform video analytics on the video streams without a direct connection to the ip network.
Mutualink, Inc.

Method for evaluating a document

Provided is a a method for evaluating a document, including establishing, by a processor of a computing system, a video data link for transmitting a video signal between a second data processing device comprising a video recording device, and a first data processing device, generating, by the processor, an operation identification number assigned to user data, wherein the operating identification number is tamper-proof, transmitting, by the processor, the operating identification number to the second data processing device, transmitting, by the second data processing device, the user data to the first data processing device, transmitting, by the second data processing device, an image of a document captured by means of the video recording device to the first data processing device via the video data link; and evaluating the document.. .
Webid Solutions Gmbh

Systems and methods for determining one or more active speakers during an audio or video conference session

The present disclosure relates to systems and methods for automatically determining the active users in an audio or video conference session including a plurality of users. In one implementation, the system may include a memory storing instructions and a processor configured to execute the instructions to receive packets from a device associated with each of a plurality of users, update a loudest level associated with each user if the received packet from the user reflects a communication louder than ail of the previously received packets from the user, calculate a loudness ratio associated with each user based on the loudest level associated with each user and a corresponding time-decaying average, sort the plurality of users by a loudness score associated with each user, and mute audio or hide video received from a subset of the plurality of users in the conference session.
Ringcentral, Inc.

Wired wearable audio video to wireless audio video bridging device

An adapter or bridging device that provides both a wired audio or audio and video female jack connectors for wired devices such as wired earphones, headphones and wired video headsets; as well as a wireless link to nearby handheld computerized devices such as mobile phones (e.g. Smartphones).

Automatic tuning of haptic effects

A system that generates haptic effects receives input media that includes audio data, video data, or sensory data. The system automatically generates a haptic effect track from the input media.
Immersion Corporation

Package delivery by means of an automated multi-copter uas/uav dispatched from a conventional delivery vehicle

Methods and associated systems for autonomous package delivery utilize a uas/uav, an infrared positioning senor, and a docking station integrated with a package delivery vehicle. The uas/uav accepts a package for delivery from the docking station on the delivery vehicle and uploads the delivery destination.
Workhorse Group Inc.

Video display device

A video display device includes: a display panel that displays an image based on an input image signal; a light source substrate that includes a plurality of light sources on a main surface which is a front side of the light source substrate, and emits, toward a rear side of the display panel, light emitted from the plurality of light sources; a reflection sheet that is provided on the main surface of the light source substrate, and in which hollow partitioning walls each of which separates adjacent two light sources of the plurality of light sources are formed; and an optical member that has a plate shape, is provided between the display panel and the light source substrate, and uniformizes luminance distribution of the light emitted from the light source substrate. The reflection sheet extends to an outside of an outer peripheral edge of the optical member as viewed from the front side..
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Adjustable video headset

An adjustable headset comprising an optics module including a left eye piece and a right eye piece, and a right eye piece control including an adjustment wheel and integrated slider, the adjustment wheel changing a diopter setting, and the slider moving an optical assembly side to side to change an inter pupillary distance setting, such that a single point of interaction enables optical adjustments for the right eye.. .
Avegant Corp.

Virtual reality system

A virtual reality system including an eyewear piece, handheld controller, and charging station. The eyewear piece includes an sd card slot and a plurality of lights.

Collaborative scene sharing for overcoming visual obstructions

Collaborative scene sharing for overcoming visual obstructions is provided. Video feeds of a scene are obtained from multiple devices viewing the scene from different angle.
International Business Machines Corporation

System and video broadcasting

A system for video broadcasting includes a plurality of mobile nodes configured to capture one or more pictures and exchange control signals among the plurality of mobile nodes, and a terminal node configured to receive the one or more pictures from the plurality of mobile nodes and upload the one or more pictures to a video server.. .
Sz Dji Technology Co., Ltd.

Unmanned aerial vehicle use

A drone equipped with a camera, a wireless communication module, an acoustic sensor, a gps receiver, software and collapsible floatation device patrols above swimmers. The camera and acoustic sensor capture the video and audio of the swimmers.

Vehicle activity information system

Techniques are described for vehicle activity information collection and analysis. A vehicle activity information unit in a vehicle generates vehicle activity information including video data that is captured by interior and/or exterior camera(s) on the vehicle.
The Heil Co.

Vehicle with multiple vehicle driver position

A vehicle has multiple alternative driving positions, with one or more visual displays assigned to each driving position for depicting content required to drive the vehicle. A selection device identifies a vehicle occupant as a driver, determines a location of the driver within the vehicle, and designates as the active driving position whichever of the alternative driving positions the driver occupies.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Electronic sensory simulation system

An electronic sensory simulation system including a display screen that simulates visual images or videos with a smell and audio simultaneously. The device effectively includes an electronic sensory simulation system with a docking station that may allow the system to be portable.

Telemedicine consultation and diagnostic systems and methods therefore

A telemedicine cart includes a body with casters mounted underneath, a monitor mounted to the body, and a power supply connection coupled to the monitor. The body includes a cabinet with a hinged door for access to the interior of the cabinet when opened.
Telepresence Technologies, Llc

Remote comprehensive eye examination system

An ophthalmic technician is present with a patient in an exam room to operate eye examination equipment and transmit patient information to remote location. At that remote location, a skilled technician is present to provide the necessary optical care, and may operate the phoropter from the remote location.
Digitaloptometrics Llc

Video laryngoscope

The laryngoscope may optionally be provided with thumb operable controls on the body or the screen. The screen may be adjustable about an axis, and, by virtue of the configuration and size of the laryngoscope, adjustment may be effected by the user's thumb, without the need to adjust the grip of the remaining digits..

Upgradable video laryngoscope system exhibiting reduced far end dimming

A video laryngoscope system, comprising a laryngoscope blade coupled to a video monitor via a data cable. At least one of the video monitor or the data cable comprise logic to: identify the laryngoscope blade; determine which of the laryngoscope blade, the video monitor, and the data cable have a most up-to-date set of image capture settings based on the identified laryngoscope blade; and transmit the most up-to-date set of image capture settings to the laryngoscope blade for use in capturing intra-airway images..
Verathon Inc.

Sony Corporation

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Electronic device, connector, and electronic device assembly

An electronic device includes a case and a plug. The case has an end wall to which the plug can be firmly held by magnetism.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

Dynamic video message system stored in an accessible storage medium of a portable device

A dynamic video message system stored in an accessible storage medium of a portable device, and coupled to a control unit of the portable device, wherein the dynamic video message system includes: a dynamic video address book provider to access to directory information; a dynamic video message generator coupled to the dynamic video address book provider and provided to generate a dynamic video message; and a transport provider coupled to the dynamic video message generator to handle message transmission and reception.. .
Zeppelin Corporation

Video region indicator that indicates that video content is available

A method comprising determining an interaction navigational location, causing display of a perspective image that depicts a view of a portion of map information from the interaction navigational location, causing display of a video region indicator that indicates that video content is available at a video navigational location, the video content depicting a view of a portion of the map information from the video navigational location, determining that the interaction navigational location has changed such the interaction navigational location corresponds with the video navigational location, and causing rendering of the video content based, at least in part, on the interaction navigational location corresponding with the video navigational location is disclosed.. .
Nokia Technologies Oy

Method and processing an audio signal associated with a video image

An audio signal processing apparatus comprises a receiver (101) which receives an audio signal comprising audio data for at least a first audio object associated with a three dimensional image. The audio signal also comprises depth position data indicative of a target depth position for the first audio object.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Iconized video advertisement wall

Methods and systems are provided that can include iconization and later play of video content items, such as advertisements. During presentation of an online video, video advertisements may be presented.
Excalibur Ip, Llc

Video segment detection and replacement

A method of video segment detection within a transport stream of a video asset is provided. Boundaries of candidate video segments of interest (i.e., advertisements, sports highlights, news highlights, content summaries, etc.) within a video asset are detected with a media analysis detector and are separately detected based on statistical models generated from historic transport control event data collected from a population of viewers of the video asset.
Arris Enterprises Llc

Reception device, reception method, transmission device, and transmission method

A container in a predetermined format is received, the container including a video stream having video data and a subtitle stream having subtitle data. The video stream is decoded to acquire the video data.

Interactive television systems with digital video recording and adjustable reminders

An interactive television system is provided in which an interactive television application is used to support network-based or local personal video recorder capabilities. A user may use this application to view lists of program listings.
Rovi Guides, Inc.

Method and playing video content from any location and any time

A method and an apparatus for displaying a video from any location and any time, where the method includes obtaining a control signal input by a user, where the control signal reflects an operation intention of the user; determining a manner of displaying video content according to the control signal input by the user; determining a video playback control instruction according to characteristic information of the video content and the manner of displaying the video content, where the video playback control instruction includes a playback start location and a playback manner; and playing the video content under control of the video playback control instruction. Because the control instruction is determined according to the manner of displaying the to-be-played video, the video can be played from any location and any time..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Personalized, event-driven, and location-based consumption of media content

A personalized, location-based experience of consuming a media event is provided. A user computing entity comprising a processor, memory, network interface configured to communicate via at least one network, and location sensor identifies a media event that a user is expected to want to consume.
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.

Scheduling live videos

A method includes receiving an indication from a client computing device that a first user has selected one or more options from a composer interface to schedule a live video for broadcast by the first user at a future start time. The method also includes determining one or more second users who are connected to the first user in a social graph and sending a first notification to each of the second users.
Facebook, Inc.

Live broadcast on an online social network

In one embodiment, a method includes sending, to a social-networking system, a request to access a live-broadcast session associated with a broadcasting user of the social-networking system. The live-broadcast session includes a media stream, where the media stream is available in a video format or an audio format.
Facebook, Inc.

Live video lobbies

In one embodiment, a method includes receiving an indication that a first user has selected an option to broadcast a live video at a future start time and determining one or more second users who are connected to the first user in a social graph. The method also includes sending a notification to each of the second users about the live video.
Facebook, Inc.

Recommendation of segmented content

A system and method are provided for recommending a segment of a segmented video asset of particular interest to a client. A copy of a video asset is created such that the copy is in the form of a set of segments for being transmitted to a client device for playback.
Arris Enterprises Llc

Bundling of video asset variants in a database for video delivery

In one embodiment, a method receives information for a video entity where a video delivery system delivers the video entity as a plurality of video assets using different video delivery methods. The method generates bundles for the video assets.
Hulu, Llc

Asynchronous video interview system

Aspects of an asynchronous video interview system and related techniques include a server that receives a plurality of pre-recorded video prompts, generates an interview script, transmits a video prompt from the interview script to be displayed at a client computing device, and receives a streamed video response from the client computing device. The server can perform algorithmic analysis on content of the video response.
Collegenet, Inc.

Methods and apparatus to measure audience composition and recruit audience measurement panelists

Methods and apparatus to measure audience composition and recruit audience measurement panelists are disclosed. An example media device includes a processor and memory including machine readable instructions that, when executed, cause the processor to detect a first code embedded in a video stream of media being presented by the media device.
The Nielsen Company (us), Llc

Video production system with dynamic character generator output

In one aspect, an example method includes (i) accessing a first set of ordered content items and a second set of active/inactive status attributes; (ii) identifying a subset of the first set based on each content item of the subset corresponding to an active status attribute in the second set; (iii) using the content items of the identified subset to generate video content that includes the content items of the identified subset, as ordered in the first set; (iv) determining that a particular content item of the first set satisfies a condition, wherein the particular content item corresponds to a particular active/inactive status attribute of the second set; (v) based on the determination, modifying the particular active/inactive status attribute; and (vi) after modifying the particular active/inactive status attribute, repeating the identifying and using acts, thereby causing modification of the generated video content.. .
Tribune Broadcasting Company, Llc

System and methods thereof for displaying video content

A system is configured to display a video clip on a display of a user device. The system receives a request from the user device to display the video clip.
Ani-view Ltd.

Moving video tags

A display device simultaneously displays at least the following: a video depicting an item in a scene; a tag in a first position overlaid on the video, the tag being associated with the item depicted in the video, wherein the tag includes descriptive text information describing the item depicted in the video; and a visually perceptible indicator extending between a proximity where the item is depicted in the video and a proximity of the first position. The tag undergoes continuous motion relative to at least a portion of the video scene from the first position to a second position different from the first position, while the display device displays the video and the tag overlaid on the video while the tag undergoes continuous motion..
Gula Consulting Limited Liability Company

Automatic content recognition and verification in a broadcast chain

A graphics verification system that handles content of a channel in a broadcast chain, partitions an on-screen view of the channel into a plurality of sections based on an overlay of a plurality of graphics on the on-screen view of the channel. The content may comprise media content and may include video, audio and/or ancillary data that is associated with any portion of a particular content.
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.

Method for storing audio/video data and corresponding device

Efficient audio/video data storing is proposed. An audio/video stream is recorded in a shared storage zone on behalf of a plurality of client processes or client devices.
Thomson Licensing

Systems and methods for simultaneously displaying video content from multiple programming sources

A method for viewing video content includes displaying, within a first display region, first video content from a first content source, and receiving a request to display second video content, wherein the second video content comprises only a portion of video content from a second content source (such as a news ticker or “scroll”). The second video content is then simultaneously displayed within a second display region adjacent to the first display region..
Echostar Technologies L.l.c.

System and delivering video content

A method of delivering video content to mobile remote locations includes a) providing video content through a content source facility; b) transcoding the video content to a predetermined bitrate at the content source facility; c) distributing the transcoded video content from the content source facility to one or more base stations; d) transmitting the transcoded video content from the one or more base stations to one or more remote receivers through one-on-one wireless communication; and e) delivering the transcoded video content by the one or more remote receivers to one or more playout devices being in communication with one of the one or more remote receivers.. .
Ivent Mobile B.v.

Methods and distributing user-generated advertisements in a video content distribution network

User-generated advertisements are distributed to client devices in a video content distribution network. For example, a client device may receive a user-generated advertisement, which is associated with one or more categories.
Sling Media Pvt. Ltd.

Digital video file generation

The present disclosure involves systems, software, and computer implemented methods for personalizing media content. Personalization digital media templates can be retrieved that designate (i) particular types of media content to be combined with particular preselected digital video files and (ii) particular times within particular preselected digital video files at which the particular types of media content are to be combined with the particular preselected digital video files, the particular times being relative to the times within the preselected digital video files at which emotionally impactful moments occur.
Lion Global, Inc.

Creation of channel to support legacy video-on-demand systems

A television playout system provided in a broadcast provider system receives a playout schedule, which corresponds to a live video feed of a channel broadcasted to one or more multichannel video program distributors (mvpds), from a playout schedule source, and generates a new channel comprising one or more video on demand (vod) content assets, based on one or more scheduling rules of the playout schedule, to be transmitted to a plurality of mvpds at a time specified in the received playout schedule. The received live video feed of the channel is sanitized by removal of a lower third graphical content overlay from the live video feed for the generation of the new channel.
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.

Method and system for secure over-the-top live video delivery

A method is provided for managing key rotation (use of series of keys) and secure key distribution in over-the-top content delivery. The method provided supports supplying a first content encryption key to a content packaging engine for encryption of a first portion of a video stream.
Ericsson Ab

Advertisement management system for digital video streams

In one embodiment, a method of managing advertisements in a digital program stream is disclosed. One or more advertisements are obtained, each advertisement associated with characterization data that facilitates targeting each of the advertisements to a subscriber and an ad bit rate.
Prime Research Alliance E., Inc.

Validating and calibrating splice points in interstitial content

A television playout system that handles playout of a channel, receives a video feed of the channel comprising programming data and a plurality of interstitial content items, and a playout schedule of the channel. Metadata comprising a pre-roll value is inserted at a first insertion point related to a first interstitial content item of the plurality of interstitial content items, based on the playout schedule.
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.

Method and managing video transport

A method and apparatus for managing video transport is disclosed. A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a server having a controller to predict visibility to a viewer of packet loss impairment for communicated video content based at least in part on scene information for one or more packets of the video content.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

Method and system for playing back recorded video

A method, video server, and system for playing back recorded video based on comparing the encoder frame rates at temporal positions of a received video sequence to a predetermined threshold and changing the playback frame rate to a playback frame rate greater than the encoder frame rate if the encoder frame rate is below the predetermined threshold and changing the playback frame rate to the encoder frame rate if the encoder frame rate is greater than the predetermined threshold. The recorded video is thereby played back in a time efficient manner, decreasing the total time period for video playback, and assisting a security operator in finding parts of the recorded video that may be of interest..
Axis Ab

Method of implementing audio and video live broadcast and server

The present disclosure provides a method of implementing audio and video live broadcast and a server. The method comprises: when a new client accesses, amending buffered group of pictures gop data closet to a current time by a principle of fast forward play; sending the amended gqp data to the client for play.
Beijing Baidu Netcom Science And Technology Co., Ltd.

Systems and methods for enabling a user to start a scheduled program over by retrieving the same program from a non-linear source

Systems and methods are provided herein for receiving a request from a user to access a video that is scheduled for transmission, simultaneously to a plurality of users, beginning from a scheduled start time. The request is received after the scheduled start time the transmission is performed by a linear service to which the user subscribes.
Rovi Guides, Inc.

Transmitting/receiving audio and/or video data over a wireless network

A method of transmitting audio and/or video data to a plurality of client devices over a wireless network. The method includes, at a server: encoding a stream of audio and/or video data to provide an encoded stream of audio and/or video data for transmission over the wireless network; transmitting the encoded stream of audio and/or video data to the plurality of client devices over the wireless network; receiving, from one or more of the client devices, statistics derived from the encoded stream of audio and/or video data as received by the one or more client devices; and modifying the encoding of the stream of audio and/or video data based on the received statistics.
Tripleplay Services Holdings Limited

Social-media-based tv show production, distribution, and broadcast system

Disclosed are systems and techniques for producing, distribution and broadcasting a live social-media-based tv show (“social-media show”), such as live social media reality show, based on one or multiple live video streams produced by one or multiple social media influencers who serve as show hosts for the live show. The disclosed systems and techniques provide a unique social-media-show production pipeline that allows for a real-time collaborative production of a “tv-like” reality show between multiple social media influencers (or “smis”) and live broadcast/distribution of the produced social-media show based on a disclosed production format of social-media show(s).
Social Media Broadcaster, Llc

Live to video on demand normalization

An online system receives live stream content to be provided to one or more client devices as the live stream is ongoing. The online system generates a variety of transcoded live stream content to ensure that client devices can readily playback the appropriately encoded content.
Facebook, Inc.

Method and distributed video transmission

Visual images are transmitted to an electronic visual display device for display, by generating a video via a digital video camera positioned at a known location, transmitting the video to a computer at the same location, receiving at the computer a request for the video, and in response, obtaining a plurality of frames from the video via software executing on the computer, transmitting the frames from the computer to a server coupled to the computer via a communications network, transmitting the frames from the server to an end user computing device coupled to the server via the communications network, wherein the request for the frames is responsive to receiving input at a browser application executing on the end user device to view the known location. Finally, the frames are displayed consecutively on the display device coupled to or integrated with the end user device..
Spotcheck Mobile Inc.

Viewing suggestions based on closed-captioned content from multiple tuners

Described are systems, methods and computer program products for suggesting television programs to a user by, for example, analyzing closed caption or subtitle content of unwatched or unrecorded video content to determine if the video content is of interest to the user. The user may indicate one or more keywords for use in the analysis and the analysis may scan the text of the closed caption or subtitle content to identify matches to the keywords.
Echostar Technologies L.l.c.

System and association of a song, music, or other media content with a user's video content

In accordance with an embodiment, described herein is a system and method for association of a song, music, or other media content with a user's video content. The system enables a user to associate a song, music, or other media content that is associated with an audio clip and a song metadata of a media content, with a video they are about to create, or have created, to create a video moment.
Spotify Ab

Cloud generation of content to be streamed to vr/ar platforms using a virtual view broadcaster

The disclosure provides a virtual view broadcaster, a virtual view broadcasting system, and a video gaming broadcaster. In one embodiment, the virtual view broadcaster includes: (1) a cloud-based renderer configured to generate virtual view images from a virtual camera positioned in a computer application, and (2) an image processor configured to generate a virtual view stream for the virtual camera employing the virtual view rendered images, wherein the virtual view images are from different viewing directions at the virtual camera..
Nvidia Corporation

Presentation of composite streams to users

An online system receives a media stream from a host of a live broadcasting stream and a second media stream from a guest of the host, and generates a single composite stream that includes the multiple live streams. The online system decodes and aligns the video and audio frames of each live stream to ensure that the composite stream displays the multiple live streams in a synchronized fashion.
Facebook, Inc.

Dynamic generation of video-on-demand assets for multichannel video programming distributors

A live content distribution device that dynamically generates video-on-demand (vod) assets for multichannel video programming distributors (mvpds), receives a live video feed, a plurality of triggers, and metadata from a broadcast provider system over a communication network. The live content distribution device is provided in a mvpd system.
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.

Processes improving virtual and augmented reality applications

The present invention provides for systems and methods of transmitting and converting a landscape image to a portrait image for use in a virtual reality (vr) and augmented reality (ar) environment at a very high speed with negligible latency thus providing a seamless video feed to enhance the vr or ar environment to meet the demands of vr and ar head mounted displays. The present invention further provides for systems and methods for compositing and communicating video, audio, user data, and commands for vr and ar applications with stationary and moving participants.
Serious Simulations, Llc

Video processing processing projection-based frame with 360-degree content represented by projection faces packed in 360-degree virtual reality projection layout

A video processing method includes receiving a projection-based frame, and encoding, by a video encoder, the projection-based frame to generate a part of a bitstream. The projection-based frame has a 360-degree content represented by projection faces packed in a 360-degree virtual reality (360 vr) projection layout, and there is at least one image content discontinuity boundary resulting from packing of the projection faces.
Mediatek Inc.

Motion vector reconstructions for bi-directional optical flow (bio)

For a bi-directional inter predicted block, a video decoder is configured, using a first mv, to locate a first predictive block in a first reference picture; using a second mv, locate a second predictive block in a second reference picture; for a first sub-block of the first predictive block, determine a first amount of bi-directional optical flow (bio) motion; determine a first final predictive sub-block for the block of video data based on the first amount of bio motion; for a second sub-block of the first predictive block, determine a second amount of bio motion; determine a second final predictive sub-block for the block of video data based on the second amount of bio motion; and based on the first final predictive sub-block and the second final predictive sub-block, determine a final predictive block for the block of video data.. .
Qualcomm Incorporated

Decoder-side motion vector restoration for video coding

The techniques described herein relate to methods, apparatus, and computer readable media configured to determine motion vectors. The techniques relate to both encoders and decoders.
Mediatek Inc.

Method of image encoding and facility for the implementation of the method

Disclosed is a method of encoding a video sequence according to a first set of encoding parameters is presented, including redimensioning the video sequence, generating encoding data of the redimensioned video sequence according to a second set of encoding parameters, determining first encoding data of the video sequence by respective scale transposition of encoded data generated for the redimensioned video sequence, determining, for at least one encoding block of an image of the video sequence, respective pixel residuals from predictive coding data obtained by encoding the redimensioned video sequence applying a block transformation to the pixel residuals determined, and inserting the transformed pixel residuals and the first encoding data into a binary encoding stream of the video sequence.. .
Ateme

Motion vector generation for affine motion model for video coding

Techniques are described to unify the motion vectors of sub-blocks of an affine block and the motion vector information that is stored and used as predictors for determining motion vectors for subsequent blocks. A video coder may determine that the motion vector for a sub-block is the same as the motion vector information that is used to determine motion vectors for subsequent blocks..
Qualcomm Incorporated

Scheduling high efficiency video coding apparatus

A scheduling method for a high efficiency video coding (hevc) apparatus is provided. A plurality of input frame signals are received by a scheduling module of the hevc apparatus to generate a control signal to determine whether an inter/intra-frame coding operation is to be performed on each of the input frame signals.
Mstar Semiconductor, Inc.

Moving picture coding apparatus and moving picture decoding apparatus

A video encoder (70) for coding moving pictures comprising a buffer (16c) with a plurality of memory areas capable of storing frames composed of top fields and bottom fields, a motion estimation unit (19) operable to code, field by field, inputted pictures performing moving estimation and moving compensation by referring, field by field, to the picture data stored in a memory area, a motion compensation unit (16d), a subtractor (11), a transformation unit (13) and a quantization unit (14), a memory management unit (71) operable to manage, frame by frame, a plurality of memory areas, an inverse quantization unit (16a) and inverse discrete cosine transform unit (16b) operable to decode picture data in coded fields and store the picture data in the decoded field in any of the plurality of memory areas under the management by the memory management unit (71).. .
Godo Kaisha Ip Bridge 1

Method and system for virtual reality (vr) video transcode by extracting residual from different resolutions

A vr video transcoding method is disclosed. In the method, source vr video data is decoded to obtain an audio data set and a frame data set type one.
Black Sails Technology, Inc.

Hardware efficient sparse fir filtering in layered video coding

In a decoder, a processor extracts a control map of false contour filtering from a part of a multi-layer video signal that includes a low dynamic range image mapped from an original high-dynamic range (hdr) image. It determines one or more filter parameters for a sparse finite-impulse-response (fir) filter, where the one or more filter parameters relate to at least in part on the control map of false contour filtering and a predicted image predicted from the low dynamic range image.
Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation

Video encoding using starve mode

A video encoder may be put in a starve mode during a low latency operation in which the video encoder may be operated in a mode that allows video frames to be encoded without any interdependencies such as motion compensation. At least one encoding parameter of the video encoding is selected such that, for each resulting encoded video frame, the video frame fits in exactly one application layer packet..
Facebook, Inc.

Method and apparatus of hevc de-blocking filter

A method of de-blocking filtering a processed video is provided. The processed video includes a plurality of blocks and each block includes a plurality of sub-blocks.
Texas Instruments Incorporated

Foveated video link for vr, low latency wireless hmd video streaming with gaze tracking

Gaze tracking data is analyzed to determine one or more regions of interest within an image of a video stream. The video stream data is selectively scaled so that sections within the regions of interest maintain high resolution while areas not within the region of interest are down-scaled to reduce bandwidth cost of transmission.
Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.

Block level update rate control based on gaze sensing

A method decodes video data based on gaze sensing. The method may decode an encoded video stream received from an encoder associated with a camera, and present the decoded video stream on a display of a device.
Axis Ab

Video decoder with reduced dynamic range transform with inverse transform shifting memory

A method for decoding video includes receiving quantized coefficients representative of a block of video representative of a plurality of pixels. The quantized coefficients are dequantized based upon a function of a remainder.
Dolby International Ab

Nested entropy encoding

Methods and systems for improving coding decoding efficiency of video by providing a syntax modeler, a buffer, and a decoder. The syntax modeler may associate a first sequence of symbols with syntax elements.
Dolby International Ab

Parameter update entropy coding and decoding of conversion coefficient level, and entropy coding device and entropy decoding device of conversion coefficient level using same

An video decoding apparatus including a parser which obtains bit strings corresponding to current transformation coefficient level information by arithmetic decoding a bitstream based on a context model; a parameter determiner which determines a current binarization parameter by updating or maintaining a previous binarization parameter based on a comparison of a threshold and a size of a previous transformation coefficient; a syntax element restorer which obtains the current transformation coefficient level information by performing de-binarization of the bit strings using the determined current binarization parameter and generates a size of a current transformation coefficient using the current transformation coefficient level information, wherein the current binarization parameter has a value equal to or smaller than a predetermined value.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Architecture flexible binary arithmetic coding system

In the subject architecture flexible binary arithmetic coding system, coding circuitry of an electronic device may receive video data that is to be coded (e.g., to be encoded or decoded) by binary arithmetic coding. The coding circuitry may also compute at least one of a least probable symbol (lps) range or a most probable symbol (mps) range based on a multiplication operation (e.g., without performing a table look-up operation).
Avago Technologies General Ip (singapore) Pte. Ltd.

Binarization of dqp using separate absolute value and sign (savs) in cabac

Video coding systems or apparatus utilizing context-based adaptive binary arithmetic coding (cabac) during encoding and/or decoding, are configured according to the invention with an enhanced binarization of non-zero delta-qp (dqp). During binarization the value of dqp and the sign are separately encoded using unary coding and then combined into a binary string which also contains the dqp non-zero flag.
Sony Corporation

Modified adaptive loop filter temporal prediction for temporal scalability support

A video coder may reconstruct a current picture of video data. A current region of the current picture is associated with a temporal index indicating a temporal layer to which the current region belongs.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Video code rate control method and video encoding apparatus

The disclosure discloses a video bit rate control method and a video coding device. The method includes: according to a pre-set first bit rate value and a code size generated in a previous period of time, a first quantization parameter is generated (s1); according to a pre-set second bit rate value and the code size generated in the previous period of time, a second quantization parameter is generated (s2); the first quantization parameter is composed with the second quantization parameter (s3); if the first quantization parameter is greater than or equal to the second quantization parameter, an image frame in a current period of time is coded by using the first quantization parameter (s4); and if the first quantization parameter is less than the second quantization parameter, the image frame in the current period of time is coded by using the second quantization parameter (s5)..
Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology Co., Ltd

Encoding method, decoding method, encoding apparatus, decoding apparatus, and encoding and decoding apparatus

To provide an encoding method for reducing deterioration in encoding efficiency when encoding a video/an image by selecting one operation mode out of a number of operation modes. The encoding method includes: extracting one or more features from one or more reconstructed pixel groups; categorizing the one or more reconstructed pixel groups using the extracted one or more features and a first machine learning model; and performing an encoding process on a current block of image samples included in a current picture using a parameter set corresponding to a result of the categorizing, the parameter set being one of a plurality of predefined parameter sets..
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Method and system for providing a viewport division scheme for virtual reality (vr) video streaming

A method and a system for providing a viewport division scheme for vr video streaming are disclosed. A projection area of vr video is obtained.
Black Sails Technology Inc.

Virtual display engine

A computer implemented method for mapping video to a video wall. The method provides for receiving, by one or more computing devices, content comprising pixel data.
Holonyne Corporation

Timing correction method and module for 3d display, and 3d display system using the same

This disclosure provides a timing correction method for 3d display and system. The method includes the following steps: transmitting correction video stream having a preset frame rate to display device, where two successive frame of images of the correction video stream are a first image and a second image respectively; obtaining display image corresponding to the correction video stream, and recording a first time point at which a preset image has been acquired; determining a time difference between the first time point which the preset image has been acquired and a second time point which the preset image has been sent out; correcting, according to the time difference, a time point which a switch signal is transmitted from the master control system to the 3d glasses.
Isuncloud Limited

Stereoscopic 3d camera for virtual reality experience

Embodiments are disclosed for a stereoscopic device (also referred to simply as the “device”) that captures three-dimensional (3d) images and videos with a wide field of view and provides a virtual reality (vr) experience by immersing a user in a simulated environment using the captured 3d images or videos.. .
Lucid Vr, Inc.

Multi-view scene flow stitching

A method of multi-view scene flow stitching includes capture of imagery from a three-dimensional (3d) scene by a plurality of cameras and stitching together captured imagery to generate virtual reality video that is both 360-degree panoramic and stereoscopic. The plurality of cameras capture sequences of video frames, with each camera providing a different viewpoint of the 3d scene.
Google Inc.

4-d video of an object using a microscope

Methods and apparatus using a light microscope to simultaneously produce both a stereo 3-d and a motion parallax 3-d video of an object.. .

Method and system for real-time rendering displaying high resolution virtual reality (vr) video

A method and a system for rendering vr video are disclosed. In the method, a base video model and an enhancement video model are built respectively, with uv coordinates being initialized.
Black Sails Technology Inc.

Method and generating and encoding projection-based frame with 360-degree content represented by base projection face and lateral projection faces packed in pyramid projection layout

A video processing method includes receiving an omnidirectional content corresponding to a sphere, generating a projection-based frame according to the omnidirectional content and a pyramid projection layout, and encoding, by a video encoder, the projection-based frame to generate a part of a bitstream. The projection-based frame has a 360-degree content represented by a base projection face and a plurality of lateral projection faces packed in the pyramid projection layout.
Mediatek Inc.

Method for displaying 3d image and device for same

Provided is a device including a camera configured to capture an image of eyes of a user who is watching three-dimensional (3d) video; and a processor configured to obtain an eye feature of the user from the captured image of the eyes of the user, determine a degree of eyestrain degree of the user based on the obtained eye feature, and adjust a parallax of the 3d video according to the degree of eyestrain of the user.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Method and system for real-time rendering displaying virtual reality (vr) on mobile using head-up display devices

Disclosed a method and a system for real-time rendering displaying virtual reality (vr) using head-up display devices. The method comprises: obtaining relevant parameters including a camera matrix, a projection matrix, a model matrix and a center position of lens distortion; creating a 3d model and obtaining an original coordinate data of the 3d model; obtaining first coordinate data in accordance with the relevant parameters and the original coordinate data of the 3d model; performing lens distortion on the first coordinate data based on the center position of lens distortion to obtain second coordinate data; rasterizing the second coordinate data to obtain pixel information; and drawing an image in accordance with a vr video data and the pixel information.
Black Sails Technology Inc.

Stereo logo insertion

A method for inserting a logo into a stereo video image to generate an overlaid stereo image, the method comprising: detecting presence of stereo pictures in the video image and, when stereo pictures are detected, determining the 3d format of said stereo pictures, said 3d format being a stereo spatially multiplexed format; generating a stereo logo comprising stereo spatially multiplexed logo pictures including a representation of the logo, said stereo spatitally multiplexed logo pictures being arranged in said 3d format; and combining the stereo logo and the video image to generate the overlaid stereo image in said 3d format.. .
Thomson Licensing

Streaming video from audio/video recording and communication devices

Streaming video from audio/video (a/v) recording and communication devices in accordance with various embodiments of the present disclosure are provided. In one embodiment, an audio/video (a/v) recording and communication device is provided, comprising: a camera configured to capture image data of an object within a field of view; a communication module; and a processing module comprising: a processor; and a motion detection application which configures the processor to: detect motion of the object; capture image data of the object; track the object within the field of view; stream the image data to a client device using the communication module; determine when the object is no longer detected within the field of view; start a timer upon determining that the object is no longer detected within the field of view; and stop capturing the image data, tracking the object, and streaming the image data upon expiration of the timer..
Ring Inc.

Dynamic speaker selection and live stream delivery for multi-party conferencing

An overlay network platform facilitates a multi-party videoconference. End users participate using client-based browser or mobile application rendering software, such as a web browser, and using a protocol such as webrtc.
Akamai Technologies, Inc.

Automated configuration of behavior of a telepresence system based on spatial detection of telepresence components

A system that automatically configures the behavior of the display devices of a video conference endpoint. The controller may detect, at a microphone array having a predetermined physical relationship with respect to a camera, audio emitted from one or more loudspeakers, each loudspeaker having a predetermined physical relationship with respect to at least one of one or more display devices in a conference room.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Rectilinear viewport extraction from a region of a wide field of view using messaging in video transmission

Rectilinear viewport extraction from a region of a wide field of view is described using messaging in the video transmission field. Some embodiments pertain to a method that includes receiving a wide field of view video, receiving position data from a remote coupled user device, selecting a region of interest in the video based on the received position data, extracting the region of interest from the video, generating region metadata describing the extracted region of interest, encoding the extracted region of interest of the video, and transmitting the encoded video with the region metadata to the user device..
Intel Corporation

Group video session

In one embodiment, a computer server machine receives, from one or more client devices, one or more video streams associated with a video session associated with one or more users. The one or more users are respectively associated with each client device.
Facebook, Inc.

Group video session

In one embodiment, a computer server machine maintains a persistent real-time group chatroom comprising one or more participants. At any given time, zero or more participants are active in the group chatroom.
Facebook, Inc.

Video communication method and system

The present disclosure provide a video communication method and system, applied to a scenario of video communication between a first location and a second location, and at least two users at the second location participate in the video communication. The method includes: determining a first user and a second user that are in a call or that are going to have a call with each other; obtaining an eye-to-eye virtual view image of the first user; and displaying the eye-to-eye virtual view image of the first user on a display at the second location in a manner used for corresponding to the second user, so that the eye-to-eye virtual view image of the first user corresponds to the second user..
Fraunhofor-gesellschaft Zur Forderung Der Angewand Der Angewandten Forschung E.v.

Method and device for transmitting and receiving broadcast signal

The present invention relates to a device and a method for transmitting and receiving a broadcast signal comprising a subtitling service. Provided in one embodiment of the present invention is a method for transmitting a broadcast signal, the method comprising the steps of: generating a broadcast signal comprising video data and subtitle data; and transmitting the generated broadcast signal.
Lg Electronics Inc.

Branch device bandwidth management for video streams

Bandwidth management includes receiving, by a branch device, a requested display identification data structure from a display device. The branch device modifies the requested display identification data structure based on a total bandwidth through a constricted port on the branch device to obtain a modified display identification data structure.
Synaptics Incorporated

Method and classifying video data

A method of classifying video data representing activity within a space to be monitored. A method comprises storing video data obtained from a camera configured to monitor the space.
Iii Holdings 10, Llc

Protecting personal privacy in a video monitoring system

An image acquisition device compresses a media signal representative of a scene based on a sensing matrix that is a determined by a sensing matrix template and a set of template parameters. The image acquisition device provides the compressed media signal to a receiver and selectively provides a specification of a subset of the set of template parameters to the receiver.
Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc.

Barrage message processing

Approaches presented herein enable displaying a barrage message. Specifically, one or more objects and location information for each object in a frame of a video are identified.
International Business Machines Corporation

Switching circuit and switching video signal

The present invention discloses a video signal switching circuit and switching method. The switching circuit includes: a regulating circuit connected to a first cable and configured to regulate the first cable to be in a pull-up state or a released state; a detection circuit connected to the first cable and configured to detect a first voltage value on the first cable when the first cable is in the pull-up state or detect a second voltage value on the first cable when the first cable is in the released state; and a controller configured to determine a change in the first voltage value or the second voltage value from the detection circuit, wherein the controller controls a second cable to transmit the video signal when determining that the second voltage value increases, or the controller controls the first cable to transmit the video signal when determining that the first voltage value decreases.
Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology Co., Ltd.

Full display mirror with on-demand spotter view

A rearview display system is provided for a vehicle having: a rear camera generating a rearward video stream, a right-side camera generating a right-side stream, and a left-side camera generating a left-side stream. The system includes a processing circuit for generating a composite video stream from: (a) the rearward stream and the right-side stream, (b) the rearward stream and the left-side stream, and (c) at least the rearward stream.
Gentex Corporation

Method, device and installation for composing a video signal

Method for composing an output video signal (so) from input video signals (si1, si2, si3 . .
Coherent Synchro, S.l.

Video stream delimiter for combined frame

According to one aspect of the present disclosure, a server is provided, comprising a processor configured to produce a combined frame from two or more video streams. The combined frame may include two or more panels, wherein each panel includes one of the two or more video streams.

Dynamically ranking media effects based on user and device characteristics

The present disclosure is directed toward systems and methods for ranking media effects. For example, systems and methods described herein enable a user to select and apply one or more media effects to a media communication such as a digital photograph or video.
Facebook, Inc.

Gaze heat map

A method and a video management system is disclosed. The method may include receiving a video stream from a camera and displaying the video stream on a display.
Axis Ab

Methods and devices for correcting video flicker

The present disclosure provides a method and device for correcting video flicker. The method comprises: performing statistics on grayscale values of a previous frame of video image to obtain a histogram of the grayscale values of the previous frame of video image; determining correction weights for correcting grayscale values of a next frame of video image according to the histogram; and correcting the grayscale values of the next frame of video image according to the correction weights.
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.

Security video camera insertable into an exterior light socket for electrical power and associated systems, devices, and methods

A camera system includes: an ip camera that comprises a threadable power connection; a mounting/positioning apparatus connected to the ip camera that physically connects the ip camera to a building structure at an exterior portion of the building structure, wherein the mounting/positioning includes a light socket for supplying power to the ip camera; optionally a wifi bridge that is electrically connected to an interior power outlet of a building structure; and a wireless router that wirelessly connects with the wifi bridge or camera for the transmission of data between the wireless router and the wifi bridge.. .
Echostar Technologies L.l.c.

Doorbell camera

This application is directed to a doorbell camera for illuminating and capturing scenes. The doorbell camera includes at least a subset of processors for operating a camera module, an image sensor having a field of view of a scene and configured to capture video of a portion of the scene, one or more infrared (ir) illuminators for providing illumination, a waterproof button assembly, and a microphone and a speaker for enabling a real-time conversation between a visitor located at the doorbell camera and a user of a remote client device.
Google Llc

Camera assembly with concave-shaped front face

The various implementations described herein include a video camera assembly that includes: (1) a housing; (2) an image sensor positioned within the housing and having a field of view corresponding to a scene in the smart home environment; and (3) a concave-shaped front face positioned in front of the image sensor such that light from the scene passes through the front face prior to entering the image sensor; where the front face includes: (a) an inner section corresponding to the image sensor; and (b) an outer section between the housing and the inner section, the outer section having a concave shape that extends from an outer periphery of the outer section to an inner periphery of the outer section; and where the concave shape extends around an entirety of the outer periphery.. .
Google Inc.

Synchronization of haptic effect data in a media transport stream

A method for synchronizing haptic effects with at least one media component in a media transport stream includes identifying a series of video frames containing imaging information and/or a series of audio frames containing sound information in the media transport stream; identifying a series of haptic frames containing force feedback information in the media transport stream; and synchronizing the force feedback information in response to the imaging information and/or sound information.. .
Immersion Corporation

Apparatus and methods for audio and/or video communication

An improved apparatus for audio and/or video communication includes first input means for calling another apparatus for audio and/or video communication, and second input means for terminating a call. The apparatus is configured to assign a first functionality to the second input means and a second functionality different from the first functionality to the second input means.
Unify Patente Gmbh & Co. Kg

Computer-implemented establishing a voip communication

A computer-implemented method for establishing a voip communication between a pbx system and a first terminal device is disclosed. The first terminal device has a voip application or video call application.
Unify Patente Gmbh & Co. Kg

Method and system for downloading multiple resolutions bitrate for virtual reality (vr) video streaming optimization

A method for downloading a vr video is disclosed. The method comprises: receiving a play request for a first video; calculating an average download speed; selecting a plurality of first video segments from a plurality of video segments of the first video according to the average download speed, wherein the plurality of video segments of the first video correspond to different resolutions and bitrates; determining a download link according to the plurality of first video segments; and downloading the plurality of first video segments according to the download link.
Black Sails Technology Inc.

Streaming media cache for media streaming service

A solution is provided for selectively caching streaming media based on playback data associated with the streaming media. Each media stream is divided into a number of media chunks.
Google Inc.

Decision engine for dynamically selecting media streams

An online system receives content (e.g. Video content and/or audio content) from a content provider device to be appropriately transcoded and distributed to client devices for consumption.
Facebook, Inc.

Method for dynamically managing conent delivery

Methods and systems are provided for bitrate adaptation of a video asset to be streamed to a client device for playback. The method includes selecting a representation from a manifest which expresses a set of representations available for each chunk of the video asset and generating a dynamic manifest for the video asset in which the representation selected for the at least one chunk is recommended for streaming to the client device.
Arris Enterprises Llc

Seamless switching between multicast video streams

A packet-based video network including: two or more video data sources, each configured to launch video data packets onto the network as multicast data packets each associated with a multicast group identifier corresponding to that video data source; and a video data destination configured to receive and process video data from a video data source by joining a multicast group corresponding to that video data source, and execute a switching operation to switch from receiving video data from a first video data source to receiving video data from a second video data source by leaving a multicast group of the first video data source and joining a multicast group of the second video data source. The video data destination is configured to process video data corresponding to a video frame which, at end of a frame period, represents a most recently received video frame from the first video data source..
Sony Corporation

Multicast overlay network for delivery of real-time video

A method of multicasting real-time video is described. The method begins by establishing a multicast network of machines capable of ingress, forwarding and broadcasting traffic, together with a mapping infrastructure.
Akamai Technologies, Inc.

Personal cloud device for digital media

A personal cloud device includes a housing, one or more processors disposed within the housing, a local area network interface to communicatively couple the processors to a local area network, at least one of: (i) internal persistent storage disposed within the housing, or (ii) an interface to removably attach the personal cloud device to a persistent storage device, to store a library of digital media files including photo and/or video content, and a memory disposed within the housing. The memory stores identifiers of users authorized to operate the personal cloud device, and instructions that cause the personal cloud device to detect a trigger condition related to a location of a user device associated with one of the authorized users, and, in response to detecting the trigger condition, automatically retrieve digital media files from the user device for storage in the internal persistent storage or the persistent storage device..
Monument Labs. Inc.

Systems and methods for relating configuration data to ip cameras

Systems and methods for relating configuration data to ip cameras are provided. Some methods can include a video streaming server device receiving a message identifying an ip address of an ip camera from a dhcp server device, the video streaming server device using the ip address to connect to the camera, the video streaming server device receiving a video data stream from the camera, the video streaming server device extracting a mac address of the camera from a connection with the ip camera, the video streaming server device transmitting the video data stream, the ip address, and the mac address to a mobile device, a manager server device receiving configuration information for the ip camera, the ip address, and the mac address from the mobile device, and the manager server device relating and binding the configuration information with the ip address and the mac address..
Honeywell International Inc.

System and programming of song suggestions for users of a social messaging environment

In accordance with an embodiment, described herein is a system and method for programming of song suggestions for users of a social messaging environment. The system enables a user to add media content, for example a song or music, to a video, for sharing with other users.
Spotify Ab

Video router

The embodiments described herein provide a data transmission system comprising a plurality of video routers, a supervisory system for transmitting one or more router configuration signals to one or more video routers, and a control communication network for coupling the plurality of video routers and the supervisory system. Each router in the system comprises a backplane including a plurality of backplane connections, at least one line card and at least one fabric card.
Evertz Microsystems Ltd.

Systems and methods for dynamic weighting of branched video paths

Systems and methods for dynamically weighting media segments and paths in a structured media presentation are disclosed. The structured media presentation can be, for example, a video tree representing a branching video presentation and defining multiple branches, each defining a path of one or more video content segments.
Jbf Interlude 2009 Ltd

Display device with transistor sampling for improved performance

A display device including a pixel array having a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix form, each of the pixels including a sampling transistor configured to sample a data potential from a video signal line which is insulated from and intersects a control line in response to the change in potential of the control line, and a light-emitting element configured to emit light at the brightness commensurate with the magnitude of the post-sampling data potential.. .
Sony Corporation

Augmented reality and blockchain technology for decision augmentation systems and methods using contextual filtering and personalized program generation

Augmented reality and blockchain technology for decision augmentation systems and methods using contextual filtering and personalized program generation are provided herein. An example method includes receiving any of an image, a video stream, and contextual data from a mobile device camera, evaluating any of the image, the video stream, and the contextual data for target food or beverage content by determining ingredient and nutritional components of the target food or beverage content, and applying an augmented reality overlay to the target food or beverage content based on the ingredient and nutritional components..
Suggestic, Inc.

Mountable video recording and streaming system

A surveillance system which provides a user with direct and remote access via cellular, wireless or hard-wired connection, to multiple high definition digital video streams from one device. The surveillance system includes a housing enclosure, a plurality of surveillance cameras, an internal storage device, a power-management computing device, a video-management computing device, a wireless communication router, and a power supply.

Image processing method, image processing apparatus, and program

To improve usability and edit efficiency of video data editing based on additional information, additional information added according to a time axis of video data is first recognized. An edit range of the video data is then set according to whether the additional information is first additional information for designating a specific point in time in the time axis of the video or second additional information for designating a specific time range in the time axis of the video.
Sony Corporation

Systems and methods for providing content items associated with objects

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer readable media can identify an object included in a video content item. A content item associated with the object can be determined during playback of the video content item, wherein the content item is one or more of: a two-dimensional content item or a three-dimensional content item.
Facebook, Inc.

Data processing systems

Methods and systems are disclosed related to the processing of video and sensor data recorded by a video camera. For example, a first embodiment is directed to the storage of sensor data in a metadata portion of a digital media file, a second embodiment is directed to the storage of highlight data in a metadata portion of a digital media file, and a third embodiment is directed to the creation of highlight data based on sensor data..
Tomtom International B.v.

Video manipulation with face replacement

A user device provides a user interface for video manipulation with face replacement. The user device accesses a source video including a group of frames and one or more faces.
Google Inc.

Camera array including camera modules

The disclosure includes a camera array comprising camera modules, the camera modules comprising a master camera that includes a processor, a memory, a sensor, a lens, a status indicator, and a switch, the switch configured to instruct each of the camera modules to initiate a start operation to start recording video data using the lens and the sensor in the other camera modules and the switch configured to instruct each of the camera modules to initiate a stop operation to stop recording, the status indicator configured to indicate a status of at least one of the camera modules. The camera modules of the camera array are configured to provide a 3× field of view overlap..
Jaunt Inc.

Input method and apparatus

The present disclosure provides an input method and apparatus, wherein the method comprises: displaying a speech collecting control on a current interface after a word input function is triggered; collecting speech data after the speech collecting control is triggered; upon completion of the speech data collection, converting the collected speech data into words, and displaying the words obtained from the conversion on the screen. In the present disclosure, it is only necessary to display the speech collecting control on the current interface during the whole word input procedure, without popping up the word input method panel that occupies a lot of screen space.
Beijing Baidu Netcom Science And Technology Co., Ltd.

System and providing a video with lyrics overlay for use in a social messaging environment

In accordance with an embodiment, described herein is a system and method for providing a live lyrics overlay in a social messaging environment. The system can utilize advances in three-dimensional mapping technology that allow social messaging services, to offer real time video lenses or overlays to their users, and extends this three-dimensional mapping technology to support for lyrics.
Spotify Ab

Three-dimensional simulation system

A multimodal system and process processed one or more sensor signals and extracts features from the one or more sensor signals through a spatiotemporal correlation between consecutive frames of an image or video sequence. The multimodal system and process determines the movement and direction of the features through an image subtraction, or a coherence measure and synthesizes a musical instrument signal in response to the detected movement and direction or the triggers.
Blackberry Limited

Oled device with controllable brightness

Devices and techniques are provided in which an oled panel is operated in two modes. The first mode operates in a standard way to display an image or video or otherwise illuminate sub-pixels of the panel.
Universal Display Corporation

System, dynamically adjusting a video presentation based upon age

A system, method and apparatus are set forth which adjusts one or more of the brightness, vibrancy and color shift of displayed content based upon the at least approximate age of the viewer. At a display (15) the user's age is at least approximated by accessing an established user data file (835, 837) containing age determining data and/or capturing a facial image (804) of the user and processing the same to determine at least the approximate age of the user.
Bally Gaming, Inc.

Detecting correct or incorrect operation of a display panel

Methods are provided for detecting correct or incorrect operation of a display panel (e.g. Led or oled) during display of a video signal, the display panel being associable with a controller system.
Ficosa Adas, S.l.u.

Apparatus and remotely providing instructional and/or educational information and/or services in a network environment

An apparatus, including a memory or database, a video recording device which records video information regarding a class, lesson, or seminar, a processor which processes information for providing a video transmission of the class, lesson, or seminar, to a first communication device associated with a first individual and a second communication device associated with a second individual, and which is programmed to provide the video transmission simultaneously with a video conference between the first and second individuals, and a transmitter which transmits the video transmission of the class, lesson, or seminar, to the first communication device and second communication device. The apparatus provides the video conference to the first communication device and second communication device simultaneously with the video transmission for viewing via a first display of the first communication device and via a second display of the second communication device..

Gaze controlled bit rate

A method may include receiving a video stream from a camera and displaying the video stream on a display. The method may further include obtaining, via an eye tracking sensor, information identifying a gaze area for a user watching the display; generating a gradient from the gaze area to edges of the display; and instructing the camera to decrease a bit rate of the video stream outside the gaze area based on the generated gradient..
Axis Ab

Alarm masking based on gaze in video management system

A method and system for monitoring video data based on gaze is disclosed. The method may include receiving a video stream generated by a camera and presenting the received video stream on a display.
Axis Ab

Content rendering systems for head-worn computers

Embodiments of the present invention relate to a method, comprising: acquiring environmental real-time video from a camera system an environment; communicating the video to a content rendering engine; causing the rendering engine to generate, in real-time, a lighting model based on the video; rendering virtual content with lighting effects derived from the lighting model; and presenting, in real-time from a vantage point of a user of a head-worn see-through computer display, the virtual content in the environment such that its lighting and reflections appear to be consistent with the lighting and reflections from the environment, wherein the vantage point of the user is derived from a depth map derived from the camera system.. .
Osterhout Group, Inc.

Automatic video segment selection method and apparatus

Disclosed are systems and methods for improving interactions with and between computers in content generating, searching, hosting and/or providing systems supported by or configured with personal computing devices, servers and/or platforms. The systems interact to identify and retrieve data within or across platforms, which can be used to improve the quality of data used in processing interactions between or among processors in such systems.
Oath Inc.

Derivation and application of color accents for images in a video delivery system interface

In one embodiment, a method receives an image of video content for a video offered by a video delivery service. The method analyzes pixels in the image to determine color attributes of the pixels, the color attributes including a lightness attribute and a hue attribute.
Hulu, Llc

Selective dynamic color management for user interface components of a media player

A user interface adaptation module identifies a dominant color of a portion selection of a frame of a video and, based on the dominant color, generates colors for components of a user interface in which the video is displayed. The colors of the user interface components are set based upon the generated colors and upon context information such as a playing state of the video.
Google Inc.

Method and system for providing virtual reality (vr) video transcoding and broadcasting

Disclosed a method and a system for providing virtual reality (vr) video transcoding and broadcasting. The method comprises: obtaining a use's viewport; processing a vr video data into a basic video set and an enhancement video set in accordance with the user's viewport, wherein the basic video set comprises a plurality of basic video segments, the enhancement video set comprises a plurality of enhancement video segments, and the playback effect of the sum of the basic video segment and the enhancement video segment is better than that of the basic video segment; downloading the basic video segments and the enhancement video segments; and displaying a sum of two video data obtained by adding the basic video segments and the enhancement video segments in accordance with the user's viewport.
Black Sails Technology Inc.

Analysis unit and system for assessment of hair condition

A system for assessment of hair condition. The system has an analysis unit arranged to at least obtain a first follicular map representing a first plurality of hair root positions in a first videodermoscopy image.

Machine learning based model localization system

A method for deriving an image sensor's 3d pose estimate from a 2d scene image input includes at least one machine learning algorithm trained a priori to generate a 3d depth map estimate from the 2d image input, which is used in conjunction with physical attributes of the source imaging device to make an accurate estimate of the imaging device 3d location and orientation relative to the 3d content of the imaged scene. The system may optionally employ additional machine learning algorithms to recognize objects within the scene to further infer contextual information about the scene, such as the image sensor pose estimate relative to the floor plane or the gravity vector.

Method for detecting a condition of a pump assembly

A video sequence of a pump assembly or of a pump assembly part is produced. The video sequence is evaluated by way of digital signal processing assisted by a data base.
Grundfos Holding A/s

Virtual reality experience sharing

A ue includes a communication unit, a display, at least one sensor, and a processor. The communication unit receives video from a server and the display renders a portion of the video.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd

Method and determining and varying the panning speed of an image based on saliency

A method, apparatus and computer program product are provided for varying panning speeds of images based on saliency such that 360-degree images, panoramic images, video images and/or other wide view area images may be efficiently displayed by varying the panning speed such that the user focuses on salient portions of the image. A panning speed is determined based on the currently displayed area and its saliency relative to the saliency of non-displayed or peripheral portions.
Nokia Technologies Oy

Augmented reality visualizing an item

In a system and method for searching, browsing, and visualizing items, a first image containing an item is received to be stored in an account associated with a user. The first image is processed using a processor to extract an image of the item from the first image.
Ebay Inc.

Electronic commerce method

Disclosed is an electronic commerce method. An electronic commerce method according to an embodiment of the present invention comprises the steps of: receiving a purchase request signal from a buyer; transmitting the purchase request signal to a seller; receiving a video captured of the seller who has checked the purchase request signal; and transmitting the received video to the buyer..

Campaign delivery system

Systems, methods and tools for targeting campaign notifications during specific times that a user performs related activities or events. The targeted delivery system retrieves information describing the user's day to day activities and the timing of the activities from a plurality of data sources such as social media, browser history, downloads, search engine activity, emails, audio data, video data etc.
International Business Machines Corporation

Computerized generation of music tracks to accompany display of digital video advertisements

A computing device receives a request for a digital video advertisement from a user device and determines a digital video advertisement based upon the request. The computing device determines one or more attributes associated with the advertisement, and identifies one or more candidate music tracks based upon the one or more attributes associated with the advertisement.
Criteo Sa

Dynamic creative optimization rule engine for effective content delivery

An online system generates dynamically optimized content items composed of creatives selected from a set of creatives provided by a content provider according to a set of rules associated with the creatives. Creatives include the title, image, video, descriptive text and other different types of components.
Facebook, Inc.

System and tracking in-store displays

An apparatus and method of use is disclosed for tracking and interacting with in-store displays. A system is provided which utilizes active gps positioning and streamed video interaction to deploy, maintain, restock and retire in-store displays.
Blue Calypso, Llc

Collaborative expertise networking system and method

Embodiments are directed to an apparatus or method that includes among other features, a search engine configured to permit a user to search the profiles of other users, a storage medium configured to store the profile of the users such that the profiles include at least one of text, picture, audio and video, wherein the profile displays tasks that were performed by the user in the past and a team creation module configured to form a team of a group of users such that a skill for performing a task associated with the group of users is generated based on the combined skill of the group of users.. .
Talent Earth, Inc.

Active machine learning for training an event classification

An event classification is trained by machine learning. An anomaly detection for detecting events in an image data set is thereby performed.
Carl Zeiss Industrielle Messtechnik Gmbh

Multi-camera object tracking

This document describes systems, methods, devices, and other techniques for accessing a first video showing a first two-dimensional scene of an environment and captured by a first camera located in the environment having a first field of view; detecting one or more objects shown in the first video; analyzing the first video to determine one or more features of each of the detected objects shown in the first video; accessing a second video showing a second 2d scene of the environment and captured by a second camera located in the environment having a second field of view; detecting one or more objects shown in the second video; analyzing the second video to determine one or more features of each of the detected objects shown in the second video; and correlating one or more objects shown in the first video with one or more objects shown in the second video.. .
Accenture Global Solutions Limited

Method and determining signature actor and identifying video based on probability of appearance of signature actor

A signature actor determination method for video identification includes setting a list of actors who appear in each of a plurality of videos, generating a plurality of subsets including the actors, and determining that an actor included in a single final set indicating a first video among the plurality of subsets is a signature actor of the first video. Accordingly, video identification is possible by using just a little information..
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Video understanding platform

In one embodiment, a method includes accessing a first feature vector representing a video-content object corresponding to a node in a social graph, wherein the video-content object comprises frames and audio and is associated with text, the first feature vector is based on one or more of the frames; accessing a second feature vector representing the video-content object, wherein the second feature vector is based on at least some of the text; accessing a third feature vector representing the video-content object, wherein the third feature vector is based on one or more portions of the audio; determining a fourth feature vector representing the video-content object, wherein the fourth feature vector is based on a combination of the first, second, and third feature vectors; and determining a context of the video-content object based on the fourth feature vector and social-graph information.. .
Facebook, Inc.

Method and device for visually impaired assistance

A device, system, and method of assistance for visually impaired users. The system comprises a plurality of video cameras, often head mounted, computer processors and associated support devices and algorithms configured for computer vision, and a user worn haptic band comprising a plurality (two or more) of distantly spaced haptic transducers.
Vasuyantra Corp., A Delaware Corporation

Facial signature methods, systems and software

Methods, systems and computer program products (“software”) enable a virtual three-dimensional visual experience (referred to herein as “v3d”) in videoconferencing and other applications; the capturing, processing and displaying of images and image streams; and generation of a facial signature based on images of a given human user's or subject's face, or lace and head, for accurate, reliable identification or authentication of a human user or subject, in a secure, difficult to forge manner.. .
Mine One Gmbh

Object detection for video camera self-calibration

This document describes systems, methods, devices, and other techniques for video camera self-calibration based on video information received from the video camera. In some implementations, a computing device receives video information characterizing a video showing a scene from a field of view of a video camera; detects an object that appears in the scene of the video; identifies a visual marking that appears on the detected object; determines a particular visual marking among a plurality of pre-defined visual markings that matches the visual marking that appears on the detected object; identifies one or more object characteristics associated with the particular visual marking; evaluates one or more features of the video with respect to the one or more object characteristics; and based on a result of evaluating the one or more features of the video with respect to the one or more object characteristics, sets a parameter of the video camera..
Accenture Global Solutions Limited

System and applying adaptive privacy control layers to encoded media file types

Disclosed are systems to apply customized permission settings to protect particular regions of a document, and, in particular, documents that are of a ‘lossy’ encoded media file type, e.g., an mpeg video format. The custom access permission settings may be implemented by obfuscating the protected regions of the original file and then embedding “secret,” e.g., hidden and/or encrypted, versions of the obfuscated regions in parts of the data structure of the original file, e.g., in the form of “layers” that are held within video stream containers.
Entefy Inc.

Intergrated wearable security and authentication apparatus and use

Embodiments shown provide a wearable device capable of acquiring images association with an unknown person facial features of the user gesture commands using an integrated wearable security system. The system enables a user to discreetly capture images of individual or environment using an integrated camera, video, and audio component.

System and applying multiple adaptive privacy control layers to encoded media file types

Disclosed are systems to apply customized permission settings to protect particular regions of a document, and, in particular, documents that are of a ‘lossy’ encoded media file type, e.g., an mpeg video format. The custom access permission settings may be implemented by obfuscating the protected regions of the original file and then embedding “secret,” e.g., hidden and/or encrypted, versions of the obfuscated regions in parts of the data structure of the original file, e.g., in the form of “layers” that are held within video stream containers.
Entefy Inc.

Cognitive and affective human machine interface

Cognitive, emotional and/or affective state information may be used for adaptive gaming, advertisement insertion delivery timing, driver or pilot assistance, education, advertisement selection, product and/or content suggestions, and/or video chat applications. A human machine interface (hmi) may be generated.
Iot Holdings, Inc.

Generating digital video profiles utilizing a structure of unpopulated video silos

One or more embodiments of the disclosure include a digital video profile system that generates video profiles utilizing a video silo structure. In particular, in one or more embodiments, the digital video profile system generates a video silo structure comprising a plurality of unpopulated video silos.
Facebook, Inc.

Personalized, event-driven, and location-based consumption of media content

A personalized, location-based experience of consuming a media event is provided. A user computing entity identifies a media event that a user is expected to want to consume based on profile information corresponding to the user.
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.

System to build advertisement database from unreliable sources

Systems and methods for determining the location of advertisements in multimedia assets are disclosed. A method includes obtaining a multimedia asset comprising at least one of video, audio and text, identifying segments of the multimedia asset, and for each segment, determining whether the respective segment represents an advertisement.
Arris Enterprises Llc

Video graph and augmented browser

The described technology is directed towards a computer program such as a browser that outputs augmented objects. The program is coupled to obtain object-related recognizer data of an object, communicate the object-related recognizer data to a registration service, receive augmentation data from the recognizer service and output at least part of the augmentation data in association with the object as an augmented object.

Keyboard-video-mouse switch, and signal transmitting method

A kvm switch is disclosed. The kvm switch, for connecting between computers and at least one peripheral device, the kvm switch includes a first interface, second interfaces, a controller and device emulators.
I/o Interconnect, Ltd.

Simultaneous compression of multiple stored videos

A method and associated systems for simultaneously compressing multiple stored videos. A file-backup system receives a set of uncompressed media files.
International Business Machines Corporation

Methods and systems of large scale video display

In embodiments of the present invention, improved capabilities are described for displaying and managing dynamic, multi-media, video content presentation on an architectural scale. Methods and systems described include associating a video display with an advertising marketplace and leasing rights to a video display.
Standardvision 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

Content display control with a deformable display screen

A display device includes a display screen for displaying content items to a user. The display screen is deformable and can display a content item in various display modes.
Facebook, Inc.

Transparent screen, transparent screen assembly, manufacturing transparent screen, and manufacturing transparent screen assembly

A transparent screen includes a plurality of transparent plates arranged in a front-rear direction; and a screen main body, interposed between the transparent plates, configured to display video images projected from a front side or a rear side of the transparent screen to a user on the front side, and enable a rear background to be visually recognized by the user. In a cross section orthogonal to a part of an outer edge of the transparent screen, the transparent screen has a curved shape, and a length of a center line in a plate thickness direction of the transparent plate on an external side of the screen main body in a curvature radius direction of the curved shape is greater than a length of a center line of the transparent plate on an internal side of the screen main body..
Asahi Glass Company, Limited

System and refurbishing aircraft structures

A system and method for refurbishing structures is provided. The system includes a structure assembly comprising a holding fixture and a structure needing to be repair, an imaging device, and an image projection apparatus, where the imaging device and the image projection apparatus are electrically coupled to a central processing unit.
Coc Aerospace

Unmanned aerial vehicle interactive apparatus and method based on deep learning posture estimation

An unmanned aerial vehicle interactive apparatus based on a deep learning posture estimation is provided. The apparatus (10) comprises: a shooting unit (11) for shooting an object video; a key frame extraction unit (12) for extracting a key frame image relating to an object from the shot object video; a posture estimation unit (13) for recognizing an object posture with respect to the key frame image based on an image recognition algorithm of a deep convolutional neural network; and an unmanned aerial vehicle operation control unit (14) for converting the recognized object posture into a control instruction so as to control the operation of the unmanned aerial vehicle.
Beijing Deephi Technology Co., Ltd.

Vehicular vision system

A vehicular vision system includes a plurality of cameras mounted at the vehicle and having respective fields of view exterior of the vehicle. The cameras include a video output for transmitting a stream of video to a control via a serial data bus linking the respective camera to the control.
Magna Electronics Inc.

Interactive events platform

The system is directed towards an interactive events platform. The interactive events platform may discover current in-game events associated with different video games currently available (or active).
Sony Interactive Entertainment America Llc

Video game processing program and video game processing system

The present invention allows a processing load for carrying out matching of a plurality of users who satisfy a predetermined condition with each other to be reduced. The user is arranged for every attribute to carry out the matching.
Square Enix Co., Ltd.

Systems and methods for fitness and video games

In some aspects, a system is provided that includes (1) a plurality of mobile devices; and (2) an application on each mobile device, the application adapted to (a) allow exercisers to form an exercise group; (b) track position or change in position of each exerciser in the exerciser group; and (c) display an avatar having a position that is controlled by a position or change in position of one or more member of the exercise group. Numerous other aspects are provided..

Multi-functional game controller device with interchangeable finger actuatable members and function panels

A multi-functional game controller device with interchangeable finger actuatable members and function panels operatively connects to a game console. The game controller comprises a hand held housing forming a socket.

Display control

A display control device and a display control method are provided. The display control method includes: acquiring current data of a user, the current data including identity information of the user and current time; matching the current data with feature parameters of video contents in a video database; and in case that the current data is matched with the feature parameters of the video contents successfully, setting the video contents as contents to be played, wherein the video contents include audio information and video information..
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.

Video monitoring to detect sleep apnea

An example method for detecting a sleep apnea event can include: capturing a plurality of infrared images of an individual breathing; developing a spatial template based upon the infrared images, the spatial template defining at least a normal breathing pattern; using the spatial template to analyze further infrared images of the individual during sleep; and detecting a sleep apnea event using the spatial template and the further infrared images.. .
Hill-rom Services, Inc.

Analysis unit and system for assessment of hair condition

Some embodiments are directed to a system for assessment of hair condition, including an analysis unit configured to at least obtain a first follicular map representing a first plurality of hair root positions in a first videodermoscopy image. The analysis unit is arranged to analyze at least the first follicular map to determine an analysis result suitable for assessment of hair condition.

Systems and methods for neuro-feedback training using video games

A method and system for neuro-feedback training are disclosed. According to certain embodiments, the method may include receiving, by a processor via a communication network, a brainwave signal measured by at least one sensor attached to a user.
Brainco Inc.

Auxiliary device for blood pressure measurement and blood pressure measuring equipment

The present invention discloses an auxiliary device for blood pressure measurement, including an audio collection part, an image collection part, and a terminal device. The present invention further provides blood pressure measuring equipment.

System and detection and monitoring of a physical condition of a user

A system and method are provided for detecting and monitoring pupillary light reflex responses and physical conditions using a portable video capture device (pvcd) for the purpose of diagnosing or monitoring impairment due to consumption of intoxicating substance or neurological disorder due to trauma or illness. In one embodiment, the pvcd is placed in an opaque enclosure, and positioned over one or both eyes.

Sony Corporation

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Sony Corporation

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Video on demand for communication devices

A power management system for a lighting circuit may include a grid shifting controller that includes a processor and a connection to an external power source. The power management system may also include a communication interface associated with the grid shifting controller.
Wireless Environment, Llc

Operation processing

A method includes detecting a first operation, where the first operation is used to trigger sending an object on an application program, and the object includes a video file, an audio file, a picture, or a page that contains a link; in response to the first operation, determining a traffic value for loading the object, and displaying the traffic value in an input box of a to-be-sent screen; detecting a second operation, where the second operation is used to determine to send the object and information that includes at least the traffic value; and in response to the second operation, sending the object and the information that includes at least the traffic value.. .
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Device, method, and system for maintaining geofences associated with criminal organizations

A process for maintaining geofence definitions associated with criminal organizations includes maintaining, at an electronic computing device, a stored first geofence definition defining a geographic area associated with a first criminal organization. The computing device receives audio and/or video streams from devices located outside of and/or inside of a boundary of the first geofence definition, and detects, via the one or more audio and/or video streams, a pattern-of-conduct of one or more individuals associated with the first criminal organization or associated with another criminal organization known to have an adversarial relationship with the first criminal organization.
Motorola Solutions, Inc

Device, method, and system for electronically detecting an out-of-boundary condition for a criminal origanization

A process for electronically detecting a criminal organization out-of-boundary condition includes first maintaining a stored first geofence definition defining a geographic area associated with a first criminal organization. One or more audio and/or video streams or rf identifiers from recording devices located outside of the first geofence definition are received.
Motorola Solutions, Inc

Audio-video content control

A controller for controlling the output of an audio-video feed has an input for receiving audio-video content and a vector engine arranged to produce a continuous metadata value of m dimensions at intervals from the audio-video content. The metadata value may indicate aspect of the video content such as rate, pace, tone or other such information.
British Broadcasting Corporation

Systems and methods for virtual set-top support of an html client

A server remote from client device executes an html-based virtual client application. Using the html-based virtual client application, the server renders an image corresponding to a video frame.
Activevideo Networks, Inc.

Reception apparatus, reception method, transmission apparatus, and transmission method

A container in a predetermined format including a video stream having video data with uhd resolution and a subtitle stream having subtitle data is received. The video data is obtained by decoding the video stream.

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 Llc

Aggregation of media effects

Exemplary embodiments relate to techniques for applying media effects to a video stream. For example, media effects may be applied and/or altered based on input from viewers or participants in the video stream.
Facebook, Inc.

Reinforced interleaved watermarking

In one embodiment, an apparatus includes a processor to receive a primary video, select first sections of the primary video in which to include units of data for use in watermarking, select second sections of the primary video, each second section including a first data item without which at least one video unit of the primary video cannot be rendered or rendered correctly, replace each first section with at least two watermark variants, replace each second section with at least two watermark variant decoys, wherein the apparatus is operative to operate in an environment including an end-user device operative to select one of the watermark variants for each first section and one of the watermark variant decoys for each second section for rendering as part of an interleaved video stream including the primary video in order to embed units of data of an identification in the interleaved video stream.. .
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Television content management with integrated third party interface

A method for presenting internet content associated with a set of video content is provided. During playback of the set of video content on an electronic device, the method detects, by the electronic device, that the electronic device has been repositioned to reveal blank space on a display of the electronic device, wherein the display presents the blank space and the set of video content after repositioning of the electronic device; and presents related internet content on the blank space, by the electronic device, during playback of the set of video content..
Echostar Technologies L.l.c.

Video encoder customization through use of crowdsourcing and program metadata

A method is provided for encoding a video program that includes receiving a video program to be encoded and evaluating the program with a profile is selected from among a plurality of profiles stored in a database. Each of the plurality of profiles include program attributes associated with one or more video programs and information pertaining to one or more static graphical elements that overlay content in the one or more video programs.
Arris Enterprises Llc

Distributed wireless audio and/or video transmission

Systems and methods for a wireless distributed audio and/or video system are shown and described. In an example embodiment, a method includes receiving an audio feed related to video content, or audio-only content, identifying a first client device from a plurality of client devices connected to a media distributor via a wireless network, and sending the audio feed to the first client device via the wireless network..

Broadcast receiving device

A broadcast receiving device is provided with: a broadcast receiving unit which receives a digital broadcast signal including broadcast program video and application-related information; a storage unit which stores the received broadcast program video and application-related information; a video decoding unit which decodes the video; an application acquisition unit which acquires an application on the basis of location information included in the application-related information; an application execution unit which executes the acquired application; an output unit which is able to output the video; and a control unit for reproducing and decoding the broadcast program video from the storage unit, reproducing the application-related information from the storage unit, acquiring the application on the basis of the location information included in the reproduced application-related information, and executing the acquired application.. .
Maxell, Ltd.

System and flexible video construction

System and method for flexible video construction, particularly of a personalized video clip which provides instructions to a viewer with regard to health and wellness. An ordered list of video input files is chained together, to create a single output video file using a chosen container.
Telesofia Medical Ltd.

Electronic device and operation method thereof

A method of operating an electronic device comprises obtaining a search path. The method also comprises obtaining at least one video content related to the search path and determining intersection points between the at least one video content.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd

Video streaming resource optimization

Techniques are provided for optimizing an assignment of a set of available video encoders to a plurality of video channels. Embodiments determine an optimal assignment of the set of available video encoders to the plurality of video channels, comprising, for each of the plurality of video channels, by determining a respective number of video encoders to assign to the video channel, and determining a respective set of video streams to provide for the video channel, using the assigned video encoders.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Apparatus and asset-based video access

A method and apparatus are provided for obtaining video associated with a loss-prevention event of interest. Video footage is accessed from a video server based on an asset-based event-of-interest identifier (aeii), or a unique identifier for an rfid-tagged asset.
March Networks Corporation

Quality feedback mechanism for bandwidth allocation in a switched digital video system

In a switched digital video content-based network, wherein a head end obtains a first group of program streams and sends to a client only a subset of the program streams selected by subscribers in a neighborhood of the client, imminence and/or presence of a condition of inadequate bandwidth is determined. Responsive to the determining, a bit rate of at least one of the subset of the program streams selected by the subscribers in the neighborhood of the client is dynamically decreased by adjusting encoding thereof, while maintaining adequate quality for the at least one of the subset of the program streams selected by the subscribers in the neighborhood of the client, based on an objective quality measure, in order to address the imminence and/or presence of the condition of inadequate bandwidth..
Time Warner Cable Enterprises Llc

Scheme for zero-copy adaptive bitrate video streaming

Implementations disclose zero-copy adaptive bitrate video streaming. A method includes capturing, by a user device, a first video frame of a plurality of video frames of a video item to be transmitted as a livestream; delivering the first video frame to an encoder of the user device; capturing a second video frame of the plurality of video frames, the second video frame being captured after the first video frame; delivering the second video frame to the encoder of the user device; in response to determining that the first video frame did not enter the encoder prior to the second video frame arriving at the encoder, discarding the first video frame; determining, by the user device, a frequency of discarded video frames comprising the first video frame; and adjusting, by a processing device of the user device, quality of the video item transmitted as the livestream based on the frequency..
Google Inc.

Context-based media effect application

Exemplary embodiments relate to techniques for applying media effects to a video stream. For example, media effects may be applied and/or altered based on input from viewers or participants in the video stream.
Facebook, Inc.

Cloud dvr optimization

In one embodiment, a method, system and apparatus are described for cloud digital video recorder optimization. A cloud based storage unit stores recorded content items in response to recording requests by users from among a plurality of users, each recorded content item belonging to at least one content item type category and each user belonging to at least one user type category.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Apparatus and transmitting/receiving processes of a broadcast signal

A broadcast reception apparatus includes a packet receiver to receive transport packets for signaling data through a dedicated transport channel, and receive transport packets for a delivery object through other transport channels, wherein the delivery object is a part of a file for video content of a broadcast service, a signaling parser to extract the signaling data including session description information and an extended file delivery table providing information about delivery of the file, and a data processor to recover the delivery object based on the signaling data, and generate location information for the file by substituting file template information included in the extended file delivery table with a transport object identifier (toi) in a header of a transport packet for the delivery object.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.

Method and systems for creating viewing impressions during trick play operations

Some aspects of the disclosure relate to a system and methods for creating a viewing impression that can comprise selecting a video frame from a content item based on interest or value in the video frame. Another version of the content, such as a trick file, can be created by inserting one or more copies of the video frame, for example, adjacent to one another.
Comcast Cable Communications, Llc

High throughput network encryptionusing ccap

A video distribution network includes a distribution plant and a first bulk encryption device connected to the distribution plant, wherein the bulk encryption device outputs a first encrypted video service stream to the distribution plant via an internet protocol (ip) interface.. .
Time Warner Cable Enterprises Llc

Delayed duplicate i-picture for video coding

A method is provided that includes receiving pictures of a video sequence in a video encoder, and encoding the pictures to generate a compressed video bit stream that is transmitted to a video decoder in real-time, wherein encoding the pictures includes selecting a picture to be encoded as a delayed duplicate intra-predicted picture (ddi), wherein the picture would otherwise be encoded as an inter-predicted picture (p-picture), encoding the picture as an intra-predicted picture (i-picture) to generate the ddi, wherein the i-picture is reconstructed and stored for use as a reference picture for a decoder refresh picture, transmitting the ddi to the video decoder in non-real time, selecting a subsequent picture to be encoded as the decoder refresh picture, and encoding the subsequent picture in the compressed bit stream as the decoder refresh picture, wherein the subsequent p-picture is encoded as a p-picture predicted using the reference picture.. .
Texas Instruments Incorporated

Adaptive noise reduction engine for streaming video

An adaptive video noise reduction (avnr) engine reduces noise in streaming video. The engine reads embedded information in the streaming video describing attributes of the video, such as bit rate, frame rate, resolution, content type and quality of the streaming video.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Non-local adaptive loop filter combining multiple denoising technologies and grouping image patches in parallel

Aspects of the disclosure provide a method for denoising a reconstructed picture in a video coding system. The method can include providing two or more candidate non-local denoising technologies, selecting a target non-local denoising technology from the two or more candidate non-local denoising technologies for a patch group, and denoising the patch group of the reconstructed picture with the target non-local denoising technology.
Mediatek Inc.

Determining neighboring samples for bilateral filtering in video coding

A device for decoding video data is configured to determine weights for use in a bilateral filter for a current block of a current picture of the video data; apply the bilateral filter to a current sample of the current block, wherein the current sample is located inside a transform unit boundary, wherein applying the bilateral filter to the current sample comprises: assigning the weights to neighboring samples of the current sample of the current block, wherein the neighboring samples of the current sample include a neighboring sample located outside the transform unit; and modifying a sample value for the current sample based on sample values of the neighboring samples and the weights assigned to the neighboring samples; and based on the modified sample value for the current sample, outputting a decoded version of the current picture.. .
Qualcomm Incorporated

Deriving bilateral filter information based on a prediction mode in video coding

A device for decoding video data determines mode information for a current block of a current picture of the video data; derives weights for use in a bilateral filter based on the mode information for the current block; applies the bilateral filter to a current sample of the current block by assign the weights to neighboring samples of the current sample of the current block and the current sample of the current block and modifying a sample value for the current sample based on sample values of the neighboring samples, the weights assigned to the neighboring samples, the sample value for the current sample, and the weight assigned to the current sample; and based on the modified sample value for the current sample, outputs a decoded version of the current picture.. .
Qualcomm Incorporated

Optimized edge order for de-blocking filter

A de-blocking filter includes a reconstructed memory that is configured to store reconstructed pixels corresponding to a current macroblock of a video image to be filtered. The current macroblock includes a set of sub-blocks, each sub-block having horizontal edges and vertical edges.
Texas Instruments Incorporated

Parameterization for fading compensation

Techniques and tools for performing fading compensation in video processing applications are described. For example, during encoding, a video encoder performs fading compensation using fading parameters comprising a scaling parameter and a shifting parameter on one or more reference images.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Method and encoding of video using depth information

A method of encoding an image using a depth information includes: extracting a depth value distribution information of a current largest coding unit (lcu); predicting a plurality of division structure candidates of the lcu based on the depth value distribution information; and determining an optimum division structure among the plurality of division structure candidates of the lcu based on at least one of coding efficiency and image quality.. .
University-industry Cooperation Group Of Kyung Hee University

Sphere projected motion estimation/compensation and mode decision

Techniques are disclosed for coding video data predictively based on predictions made from spherical-domain projections of input pictures to be coded and reference pictures that are prediction candidates. Spherical projection of an input picture and the candidate reference pictures may be generated.
Apple Inc.

Low-complexity intra prediction for video coding

The present invention provides a unique intra prediction process which improves the efficiency of video coding. H.264/avc uses reference pixels in a horizontal boundary located immediately above a target block to be predicted and reference pixels in a vertical boundary located immediately left of the target block.
Ntt Docomo, Inc.

Non-causal overlapped block prediction in variable block size video coding

A method for processing a selected portion of a video, the selected portion of the video having a plurality of blocks. The method includes obtaining current prediction parameters for all of a plurality of adjacent blocks from the plurality of blocks that are adjacent to a current block from the plurality of blocks in the selected portion of the video, generating a base prediction for the current block from the plurality of blocks using the current prediction parameters associated with the current block, identifying adjacent prediction parameters from the current prediction parameters for a first adjacent block from the plurality of adjacent blocks, determining an overlap region within the current block and adjacent to the first adjacent block, and generating, for each pixel within the overlap region, an overlapped prediction for the pixel as a function of the base prediction and a prediction based on the adjacent prediction parameters..
Google Inc.

Method and apparatus of adaptive bi-prediction for video coding

Method and apparatus of video coding using generalized bi-prediction are disclosed. According to one method, the generalized bi-prediction is extended for decoder-side motion vector refinement (dmvr), where unequal weighting factor pair is allowed to form the template of the current block or the final predictor.
Mediatek Inc.

Apparatus for video encoding, video decoding, and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium

An apparatus for a video encoding process executes a difference process for calculating a difference value between corresponding pixels of a first reference block on a first encoded reference picture in a first direction and a second reference block on a second encoded reference picture in a second direction; executes a predictive process for generating a predictive block by calculating a pixel value of the predictive block in accordance with the bi-predictive mode for each pixel in which an absolute value of the difference value is less than a threshold value, and by calculating the pixel value of the predictive block based on a value of the corresponding pixel of one of the first reference block and the second reference block for each pixel in which the absolute value of the difference value is the threshold value or more.. .
Fujitsu Limited

Refining motion vectors in video motion estimation

In video motion estimation an initial candidate motion vector is generated for each block and a vector error is determined as for example a dfd. Spatial gradients of pixel values are calculated and used to refine the initial candidate motion vector.
Snell Advanced Media Limited

Method and motion vector determination in video encoding or decoding

The motion vector determining method involves determining a candidate motion vector list comprising motion vectors of a plurality of candidate blocks referred so as to predict a motion vector of a current block, when a reference image of a first candidate block from among the plurality of candidate blocks is different from a reference image of the current block, determining whether or not to use a motion vector of the first candidate block from the candidate motion vector list, based on whether each of the reference image of the current block and the reference image of the first candidate block is a short-term reference image or a long-term reference image, and determining the motion vector of the current block by using a candidate motion vector selected from among the motion vectors comprised in the candidate motion vector list.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Rate-distortion defined interpolation for video coding based on fixed filter or adaptive filter

This disclosure describes filtering techniques applied by an encoder and a decoder during the prediction stage of a video encoding and/or decoding process. The filtering techniques may enhance the accuracy of predictive data used during fractional interpolation, and may improve predictive data of integer blocks of pixels.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Apparatus for moving image coding, moving image decoding, and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium

An apparatus for moving image coding includes: a memory configured to store a reference panoramic image used for coding a coding-target panoramic image obtained by extending a panoramic image included in panoramic video photographed by an imaging device; and a processor coupled to the memory and configured to execute a decision process that includes deciding a vector that represents an amount of shift of the coding-target panoramic image relative to the reference panoramic image, execute a correction process that includes generating a corrected coding-target panoramic image by correcting a position of each of a plurality of coding-target regions in the coding-target panoramic image in accordance with the vector that represents the amount of shift, and execute a coding process that includes coding an image of each of the plurality of coding-target regions in the corrected coding-target panoramic image by using the reference panoramic image.. .
Fujitsu Limited

Unequal weight planar prediction

A method of decoding jvet video includes receiving a bitstream and calculating a final planar prediction in planar mode to predict pixel values for a current coding block. The final planar prediction may rely on using unequal weights applied to each of a horizontal and vertical predictor, where such predictors may be generated by interpolating neighboring pixels for each predicted pixel within a coding block.
Arris Enterprises Llc

Image coding and decoding methods, image processing device and computer storage medium

Disclosed are an image coding and decoding methods, an image processing device, and a computer storage medium. The image coding method comprises: obtaining a dynamic range of a copy parameter of a current coding sampling value segment according to a size of a reference area; and coding the copy parameter according to the dynamic range to generate a video bitstream containing information about the size of the reference area and information about the copy parameter.
Zte Corporation

Motion vector field coding and decoding method, coding apparatus, and decoding apparatus

A motion vector field coding and decoding method, where the method includes obtaining an original signal of a current motion vector field block, where the current motion vector field block is obtained by dividing a current motion vector field into blocks, and the current motion vector field is a motion vector field corresponding to a video frame at a moment t, obtaining a prediction signal of the current motion vector field block and prediction information of the current motion vector field block, calculating a prediction residual signal of the current motion vector field block according to the prediction signal and the original signal, where the prediction residual signal is used to indicate a residual between the original signal and the prediction signal, and writing the prediction information and the prediction residual signal into a bitstream.. .
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Video-encoding method and video-encoding apparatus using prediction units based on encoding units determined in accordance with a tree structure, and video-decoding method and video-decoding apparatus using prediction units based on encoding units determined in accordance with a tree structure

Provided are a method and apparatus for encoding a video and a method and apparatus for decoding a video. The encoding method includes: splitting a picture of the video into one or more maximum coding units; encoding the picture based on coding units according to depths which are obtained based on a partition type determined according to the depths of the coding units according to depths, determining coding units according to coded depths with respect to each of the coding units according to depths, and thus determining coding units having a tree structure; and outputting data that is encoded based on the partition type and the coding units having the tree structure, information about the coded depths and an encoding mode, and coding unit structure information indicating a size and a variable depth of a coding unit..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Reference picture set mapping for standard scalable video coding

Systems, methods, and instrumentalities are disclosed for reference picture set mapping for scalable video coding. A device may receive an encoded scalable video stream comprising a base layer video stream and an enhancement layer video stream.
Vid Scale, Inc.

Video bitstream coding

A method of decoding jvet video includes receiving a bitstream indicating how a coding tree unit was partitioned into coding units, and parsing said bitstream to generate at least one predictor based on an intra prediction mode signaled in the bitstream. The predictor may be generated by interpolating neighboring pixels for each pixel within a coding block.
Arris Enterprises Llc

Coding mode selection for predictive video coder/decoder systems in low-latency communication environments

Techniques are disclosed for coding video in the present of transmission errors experience in a network. When a new coding unit is presented for coding, a transmission state of a co-located coding unit from a preceding frame may be determined.
Apple Inc.

Apparatus and video coding, video decoding, and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium

An apparatus executes a first process that includes palette coding a first pixel value in a block included in a video to generate a coding result, the first pixel value being registered in a palette of the block, quantizing a second pixel value in the block to generate a quantization result, the second pixel value being not registered in the palette, generating a first local decoding result from the coding result, and generating a second local decoding result from the quantization result, executes a second process that includes applying filter processing to the second local decoding result to generate a local decoded image of the block, the local decoded image including the first local decoding result and a result obtained by applying the filter processing to the second local decoding result, executes a third process that includes outputting a coded video including the coding result and the quantization result.. .
Fujitsu Limited

Video encoding method and apparatus, and video decoding apparatus

To allow a finer quantization control according to the property of an image within a macroblock, quantization parameter values are allowed to be changed in units of sub-blocks equal to or smaller than the macroblock in a similar manner as in motion compensation and orthogonal transform processes. A finer-tuned quantization control is performed, for example, by selecting fine and coarse quantization parameters respectively for corresponding sub-blocks if a plurality of images having different properties coexist within the macroblock..
Fujitsu Limited

Method and system of decoded picture buffer for intra block copy mode

A method for a video encoder or decoder using an intra block copy (intrabc) mode is disclosed. If intrabc mode is enabled and no loop filter is used for a current picture, a currently decoded reference picture for the current picture is marked as a long-term reference picture before and during decoding of the current picture.
Mediatek Inc.

Apparatus and encoding video and adjusting a quantization parameter

According to at least some example embodiments of the inventive concepts, an apparatus for encoding video includes a quantizer configured to, based on a size of an initial quantization parameter of input data, generate output data by quantizing the input data to increase an objective evaluation value of encoded data generated from the output data, or generate the output data by quantizing the input data to increase a subjective evaluation value of the encoded data.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Systems and methods for processing a syntax structure assigned a minimum value in a parameter set

Techniques and systems are provided for decoding video data. For example, a method of decoding video data includes receiving, by a decoding device, an encoded video bitstream generated according to a first coding protocol, and determining that a base layer is to be provided to the decoding device as part of an external bitstream that is different from the received encoded video bitstream.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Binary arithmetic coding apparatus and method

A binary arithmetic coding apparatus is implemented in a video encoder chip. The binary arithmetic coding apparatus outputs a code word according to a syntax element value, and includes a look-up table (lut), a suffix generator and a combiner.
Mstar Semiconductor, Inc.

Target bit allocation for video coding

A system, method, and apparatus for video encoding with a target bit allocation is described herein. The method comprises obtaining an initial bit allocation ratio, estimating a temporal correlation, and adjusting the initial bit allocation ratio based on the temporal correlation.
Intel Corporation

Video data encoder and encoding video data with sample adaptive offset filtering

A video data encoder and an encoding method for performing a sample adaptive offset (sao) filtering having improved coding efficiency based on a dynamic range of a plurality of offsets determined according to a quantization parameter.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

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

A video encoding apparatus corrects filter coefficients of an in-loop filter applied to an encoded reference block adjacent to a block to be encoded, based on a quantization value applied to the reference block and a quantization value applied to the block to be encoded when a mode of an in-loop filter applied to the block to be encoded is same as a mode of the in-loop filter applied to the reference block, uses the corrected filter coefficients to apply the in-loop filter to a locally-decoded block that is obtained by encoding the block to be encoded once and decoding the encoded block to be encoded, and adds, to encoded data of the block to be encoded, information indicating that the block to be encoded refers to the reference block for the in-loop filter.. .
Fujitsu Limited

Multi-layer-multi-reference prediction using adaptive temporal filtering

Encoding or decoding blocks of video frames using multiple reference frames with adaptive temporal filtering can include generating one or more candidate reference frames by applying temporal filtering to one or more frames of a video sequence according to relationships between respective ones of the one or more frames and a current frame of the video sequence. A reference frame to use for predicting the current frame can be selected from the one or more candidate reference frames, and a prediction block can be generated using the selected reference frame.
Google Inc.

Method of decoding video data, video decoder performing the same, encoding video data, and video encoder performing the same

In a method of decoding video data in units of blocks, it is determined whether an illumination compensation (ic) operation is applied to a current block included in a current picture. Ic parameters are predicted by selectively using a plurality of neighboring pixels when the ic operation is applied to the current block.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Video data encoding and video encoder configured to perform the same

A device that may implement a video encoder may include generating a video display that includes groups of encoded pictures selected based on comparisons between different groups of encoded pictures that are generated according to separate, independent encoding schemes. Input pictures may include multiple subgroups of one or more input pictures.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Adaptive unequal weight planar prediction

A method of decoding jvet video includes receiving a bitstream that includes encoded video data that includes encoded video data. From the encoded data, a horizontal predictor and a vertical predictor for a pixel in the current coding block may be interpolated.
Arris Enterprises Llc

Image processor and semiconductor device

An object of the present invention is to detect a failure of a camera input in a system including a camera or a video transmission path (camera input). An image processor includes a hash derivation circuit having a computing unit that calculates hash values on an input screen and a storage circuit that stores the hash values.
Renesas Electronics Corporation

Calibration of a surround view camera system

A method for automatic generation of calibration parameters for a surround view (sv) camera system is provided that includes capturing a video stream from each camera comprised in the sv camera system, wherein each video stream captures two calibration charts in a field of view of the camera generating the video stream; displaying the video streams in a calibration screen on a display device coupled to the sv camera system, wherein a bounding box is overlaid on each calibration chart, detecting feature points of the calibration charts, displaying the video streams in the calibration screen with the bounding box overlaid on each calibration chart and detected features points overlaid on respective calibration charts, computing calibration parameters based on the feature points and platform dependent parameters comprising data regarding size and placement of the calibration charts, and storing the calibration parameters in the sv camera system.. .
Texas Instruments Incorporated

Remote 6p laser projection of 3d cinema content

A 3d laser projection systems and methods are disclosed herein. A laser projection system includes a left projector head and a right projector head, wherein a first video projected onto a movie screen by the left projector head has a first polarization and a second video projected onto the movie screen by the right projector head has a second polarization different from the first polarization.
Barco, Inc.

Systems and methods for assembling time lapse movies from consecutive scene sweeps

Systems, devices, and methods for constructing a time lapse movie of a scene include a drone having a video camera pivotably mounted thereon, and a control circuit configured to: fly the drone along a consistent flight path during respective first and second passes over the scene; maintain a consistent camera attitude during the first and second passes; record a first video during the first pass and a second video during the second pass; and append a first frame of the first video to a first frame of the second video to form a first time lapse movie.. .
Red Hen Systems Llc

Video projector system

Some embodiments provide for a modular video projector system having a light engine module and an optical engine module. The light engine module can provide narrow-band laser light to the optical engine module which modulates the laser light according to video signals received from a video processing engine.
Red.com, Llc

Networked monitor appliance

An integrated security system operating over a network includes networked video sources, networked monitor appliances and networked monitor appliance controllers. Video streams are processed by the networked monitor appliances for display on a monitor..
S2 Security Corporation

Method for collective contribution video creation and messaging

Disclosed herein is a method for collective contribution video creation and messaging wherein story-based communications are created among multiple users. The disclosed method uses a program or application wherein a virtual object is used to authorize a particular user to make the immediate post to the applicable story communication.
Biton, Llc

Video conferencing control systems

A video conferencing control system for controlling the transmission of media streams between endpoints (103, 116.1, 116.2, 116.3). The system comprises: a plurality of video conferencing endpoints; a video conferencing bridge (110) arranged to provide a virtual meeting room (114.1, 114.2, 144.3) that operates to directly connect to each of the endpoints in a given video conferencing session for the exchange of media streams; a controller (105) connected to a first endpoint (103) of the plurality of video conferencing endpoints for the management of incoming and outgoing media streams; and a user interface (107) connected to the controller.
Cyviz As

Presentation systems and related methods

A videoconferencing system includes a codec configured to generate one or more acknowledgement signals, a remote control for controlling the codec, a system controller in communication with the codec, and at least one other videoconferencing component. The system controller is configured to send one or more commands to the other videoconferencing component in response to the one or more acknowledgement signals generated by the codec.
Zeller Digital Innovations, Inc.

Systems and methods for improved video call handling

Systems and methods for providing video subtitling and text communications (e.g., real time text (rtt) and conventional text messaging) during video calls. The system can include video calling with voice recognition based subtitles.
T-mobile Usa, Inc.

Communication system and communication method

A communication system induces communication between different base sites, which includes a video display unit disposed by corresponding to a flow line set on a floor face of a first base site out of the different base sites, and an imaging device which captures a state of a second base site out of the different base sites. The flow line is a route along which persons go back and forth on the floor face of the base site and the video display unit displays the video captured by the imaging device to transmit the state within the second base site as video information toward the corresponding flow line side of the first base site..
Nec Networks & System Integration Corporation

Video display device and control method

Provided is a video display device wearable on the head of a user, wherein the video display device includes a video display unit capable of switching two or more display methods, a control unit for indicating a display method to the video display unit, a first detection unit for detecting the motion of the head of a user, a second detection unit for detecting the motion of the point of view of the user, and a motion determination unit for determining the motion state of the device user by using the output from the first detection unit and the output from the second detection unit. The control unit indicates a change of display methods to the video display unit in accordance with the determination result of the motion determination unit..
Maxell, Ltd.

Simultaneous display of two or more different sequentially processed images

A medical imaging system includes an image sensor and a processor. The image sensor generates a sensor video signal comprising a plurality of portions.
Karl Storz Imaging, Inc.

Systems, methods, and computer-readable media for using a video capture device to alleviate motion sickness via an augmented display for a passenger

Systems, methods, and computer-readable media are disclosed for using a video capture device to alleviate motion sickness via an augmented display for a passenger. One method includes receiving, from a video capture device of a vehicle, video data of a view outside of the vehicle while the vehicle is in motion; displaying, on a display device for a passenger of the vehicle, a request for a mode of display of the video data, the mode of displaying including a passive video mode and an active video mode; receiving a selection of the mode of display; displaying a request for a video display type when the passive video mode is selected; and displaying the video data including a menu, the menu including a plurality of selectable icons to interact with the video data when the active video mode is selected..
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Dual aperture zoom camera with video support and switching / non-switching dynamic control

A dual-aperture zoom digital camera operable in both still and video modes. The camera includes wide and tele imaging sections with respective lens/sensor combinations and image signal processors and a camera controller operatively coupled to the wide and tele imaging sections.
Corephotonics Ltd.

Eye tracking using video information and electrooculography information

Disclosed are an apparatus and a method of low-latency, low-power eye tracking. In some embodiments, the eye tracking method operates a first sensor having a first level of power consumption that tracks positions of an eye of a user.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Information management apparatus and information management method, and video reproduction apparatus and video reproduction method

Words of a photographer, the words being uttered when the photographer was impressed at a time of shooting a scenery of the real world, are used as a tag of the shot video, and the words are managed in association with a viewpoint position and a viewing direction, and shooting time. Alternatively, words of the viewer viewing the free viewpoint video, the words being uttered when the viewer was impressed by a certain scene, are used as a tag of the shot video, and the words are managed in association with a viewpoint position and a viewing direction, and shooting time corresponding to the reproduction position.

Automatic detection of panoramic gestures

Aspects of the disclosure relate to capturing panoramic images using a computing device. For example, the computing device may record a set of video frames and tracking features each including one or more features that appear in two or more video frames of the set of video frames within the set of video frames may be determined.
Google Llc

Real-time web communication transmission profile adaptation

Embodiments described herein relate to the adaptation of a real-time web communication transmission profile, particularly the adaptation of throughput such as the video throughput of the real-time web communication. A method is described for adapting a real-time web communication transmission profile, including changing a transmission profile parameter of a real-time web communication device on the basis of bandwidth-related data recovered during a real-time web communication time period.
Orange

Method and device for media streaming between server and client using rtp/rtsp standard protocol

A real-time video streaming method between a server and a client according to a real-time transport protocol (rtp)/real-time streaming protocol (rtsp) standard protocol, including transmitting a describe command including a require header from a client to a server, wherein the client and the server support the require header, receiving session description protocol (sdp) information from the server in response to the describe command, receiving, at the client, a video from the server according to the rtp/rtsp standard protocol, in response to an encoding attribute of the video transmitted from the server to the client being changed, describing a changed encoding attribute in an rtp extension header of an rtp packet when the rtp packet is first transmitted in an rtp payload type determined according to the changed encoding attribute, and changing, at the client, a decoding setup based on the changed encoding attribute in the rtp extension header.. .
Hanwha Techwin Co., Ltd.

Method for receiving adaptive streaming service

A method for receiving a streaming service is disclosed. The method for receiving a streaming service may be a method performed at a terminal for receiving a streaming service for a video content coded in a layered manner and may include the steps of: (a) sequentially requesting a transmission of at least one video data for a basic layer to be stored in the idle space of a buffer; and (b) sequentially requesting a transmission of video data for a layer of an increased level if the buffer does not have idle space, performed during the decoding of video data corresponding to a single video chunk, where step (b) may be repeated with the level of the layer increased during the decoding of video corresponding to a single video chunk..
Korea University Research And Business Foundation

Method and screen mirroring and casting using nfc connection

A system and method for screen mirroring and casting using a near field communication connection to initialize a wireless connection between a client device and a server device. The client device is initially placed in proximity of a near field communication antenna connected to the server device.
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

Video playlists and recommendations based on electronic messaging communications

A system and method includes receiving, by a server system from a first user device executing a first instance of a messaging application, a first message for a user of a second user device executing a second instance of the messaging application. The method also includes determining whether the first message includes a first reference to a first media item.
Google Inc.

Transistor substrate and display device

In a transistor substrate of a display device, a plurality of signal lines to which any one of drive signals of a gate signal and a video signal is supplied include a plurality of first signal lines to which the drive signal is supplied. The first signal line is connected to a driving driver, and is formed in an edge region positioned between an end portion of a substrate and a pixel region and in the pixel region.
Japan Display Inc.

Personalized image-based guidance for energy-based therapeutic devices

Systems and methods are provided for determining the placement of energy-delivery nodes of an energy-based therapeutic device. In one aspect, recommended placement locations are customized by analyzing an image or video of the user and may be superimposed on an image corresponding to an affected body part..
Empi, Inc.

Haptic effect generation for space-dependent content

Systems and methods for authoring and encoding haptic effects are provided for space-dependent content, such as 360-degree videos, three-dimensional videos, or virtual or augmented reality contents. The systems and methods can generate one or more haptic layers for encoding or modifying haptic effects for the content..
Immersion Corporation

Methods for generating video previews using feature-driven selection of video fragments

Methods and systems for generating video previews are provided. In one embodiment, a method includes acquiring a video.
Machine Learning Works, Llc

Method, system, and voice and video digital travel companion

The present invention contemplates a variety of improved techniques using a travel companion. The travel companion can include a headset, a user device, and the cloud.
Essential Products, Inc.

Method and image data transformation

Image data is transformed for display on a target display. A sigmoidal transfer function provides a free parameter controlling min-tone contrast.
Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation

Real time car driving simulator

A driving simulator, comprises a processor; a video camera arranged on an actual vehicle and that provides videos of scenes in front of the actual vehicle to said processor; wherein said actual vehicle is controllable by control components, wherein said processor is configured to process said videos of scenes into processed videos, a monitor coupled to said processor, said monitor being configured said processed videos, a user interface coupled to said processor, said user interface being configured to enable simulating control of a movement of the actual vehicle based on processed videos displayed by the monitor, wherein said processed videos reflect a delta between data (dreal) representative of controls of the control components of the actual vehicle for controlling the actual movement of the vehicle, and data representative of controls of said user interface for simulating control of the movement of the actual vehicle (dsim).. .
Iotmotive Ltd.

Method, apparatus and system for facilitating navigation in an extended scene

A method, apparatus and system for facilitating navigation toward a region of interest in an extended scene of video content include determining a timeline including information regarding at least one region of interest in the video content and displaying, in a portion of the video content currently being displayed, a visual indicator indicating a direction in which to move in the video content to cause the display of the at least one region of interest. In one embodiment of the present principles a timeline is attached to the content and carries information evolving over time about the region(s) of interest.
Thomson Licensing

Generating a three-dimensional model using a portable electronic device recording

Systems and methods are provided for navigating a three-dimensional model using deterministic movement of an electronic device. An electronic device can load and provide an initial display of a three dimensional model (e.g., of an environment or of an object).
Apple Inc.

Combining video-based and optic-based augmented reality in a near eye display

Apparatus, including a retaining structure (54), positioned near a subject's eye that has a pupil with a diameter, an optical combiner (52a) mounted on the structure before the eye, and a pixelated screen (60a) having an array of variably transparent pixels coating the combiner. There is an image capturing device (68a) mounted on the structure to capture an image of a scene viewed by the eye, and a projector (64a) is mounted on the structure to project at least one of a portion of the captured image and a stored image onto a section of the screen at a selected location thereof.
Augmedics Ltd.

Estimation system, estimation method, and estimation program

There is provided an estimation system for estimating a position and a posture of a fitting harness, which includes a plurality of marks, which a user wears, and in which the user watches a video image, within a predetermined space. The estimation system stores preset posture data of a case in which the fitting harness is present in each of a plurality of regions different from each other included in the predetermined space, for each of the regions; receives a captured image of the predetermined space in which the fitting harness is included; receives posture information indicating the posture of the fitting harness from the fitting harness; and estimates a region having a possibility that the fitting harness is present among the plurality of regions using the captured image and the preset posture data, and estimates the region by narrowing the preset posture data to be used for a second captured image from the position and the posture in a first captured image based on posture information received after the first captured image is received, when the position and the posture of the fitting harness are estimated based on the second captured image following the first captured image among the sequentially transmitted captured images..

Signal detection, recognition and tracking with feature vector transforms

A method for obtaining object surface topology in which image frames of a scene (e.g., video frames from a user passing a smartphone camera over an object) are transformed into dense feature vectors, and feature vectors are correlated to obtain high precision depth maps. Six dimensional pose is determined from the video sequence, and then used to register patches of pixels from the frames.
Digimarc Corporation

Gas leakage detection method

A gas leakage detection method is provided. The method includes the followings steps.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Video image enhancement method

There is provided is a method for enhancing a video image capable of achieving high image quality improvement for both a texture area and an edge area. A maximum limit value and a minimum limit value of a video signal value enhanced on the basis of a pixel signal value in an area set around the target pixel are calculated, the maximum limit value and the minimum limit value are corrected according to a texture value calculated as a scale value that indicates a variation of the pixel signal value in the corresponding area, and the corrected maximum limit value and minimum limit value are applied to the enhanced video signal value..
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Hybride denoising of images and videos based on interest metrics

Disclosed is a method for processing noise in a digital image having multiple image portions, including: (a) predefining: criteria of interest for denoising selected details of any image portion of the digital image; a plurality of possible processing procedures to be applied to an image portion in order to denoise the selected details, each processing procedure having an efficiency related to an associated complexity level, the possible processing procedures being ordered by increasing complexity level; (b) for each portion of the image: analyzing the image portion to quantify the presence of one or more of the selected details in the image portion, and calculating an overall interest of the image portion as a function of respective quantifications of the presences of the selected details; comparing the overall interest at the complexity levels, in order to launch the processing procedure having the complexity level corresponding to the calculated overall interest.. .
Ateme

Dual-sensor hyperspectral motion imaging system

High-speed hyperspectral (hshs) video reconstruction is implemented in an imaging system. A hyperspectral snapshot is determined.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Systems and methods for dynamic digital signage based on measured customer behaviors through video analytics

A dynamic digital signage system based on measured customer behaviors through video analytics.. .
Xerox Corporation

Identifier-based coupon distribution

A client device detects a qr code (or nfc tag). The client device decodes the qr code.
Quotient Technology Inc.

Systems and methods for monitoring item distribution

In some embodiments, apparatuses and methods are provided herein useful to monitoring item distribution. In some embodiments, there is provided a system for monitoring item distribution including: a camera system comprising a plurality of cameras configured to capture a plurality of video streams along a distribution chain; an item record database comprising one or more monitored items; and a control circuit configured to: receive the plurality of video streams; identify a monitored item of the one or more monitored items; extract video data associated with the monitored item from at least one of the plurality of video streams; aggregate the video data to form an item distribution record; associate the item distribution record of the monitored item with a customer order for the monitored item in the item record database; and provide the item distribution record to a user associated with the customer order via an item record user interface..
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

Method, system and providing access to videos

The present invention relates to a computer implemented method of accessing a video. The method comprises the steps of receiving a request to access the video, the request including information relating to an object of interest.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Polarimeter with multiple independent tunable channels and material and object classification and recognition

Embodiments of an active or laser polarimeter are disclosed that transmit multiple independent and tunable temporally-multiplexed polarization states and record or image, at video rates if necessary, the polarized intensity or irradiance reflected or transmitted by objects illuminated by those states, and apply the recorded data to material and/or object classification and recognition using classification algorithms that exploit features of polarization signatures dependent on material type, texture, and/or object shape. The polarimeter also generally records and utilizes one or more passive polarization measurements in order to realize a hybrid active-passive polarimeter.
Advanced Optical Technologies, Inc.

Information processing method, information processing device and video surveillance system

An information processing method, apparatus and video surveillance system have expandable functionality. The information processing method has an image acquisition step of acquiring an image; a first party feature quantity extracting step of extracting at least one first party feature quantity for describing a first party feature of the image from the acquired image; a third party feature quantity extracting step of invoking a third party algorithm to extract from the image at least one third party feature quantity for describing a third party feature other than the first party feature of the image; and a feature quantity correlation step of using the link information for describing the correlation between each of the first party feature quantities and each of the third party feature quantities of the same image to correlate each of the first party feature quantities of the image and each of the third party feature quantities..
Hitachi, Ltd.

Video abstract using signed foreground extraction and fusion

A video abstract is produced from surveillance camera video by retrieving a frame of the video, updating a background frame based at least in part on the retrieved frame, and performing a video division process which includes extracting, if it is determined that the average gray scale value of the retrieved frame exceeds a defined threshold, foreground data from the retrieved frame after conversion of the retrieved frame to a signed data type. The video division process further includes retrieving a next frame of the video produced by the camera, updating the background frame, and repeating the video division process.
Sap Se

Face detection, identification, and tracking system for robotic devices

A face detection and tracking method of a robotic device. The method includes obtaining a video frame from a camera of the robotic device; performing a face detection process on the video frame to detect one or more faces in the video frame and, after the face detection process, identifying the detected one or more faces in the video frame.
Tcl Research America Inc.

Delivering customized content using a first party portal service

The systems and methods are directed towards a first party portal service that facilitates providing customized content for each user to view. In particular, a list of customized content would correspond to content (e.g., videos, programs, movies) that users would more likely view and find interesting or enjoyable.
Sony Interactive Entertainment Llc

Screen recording method and apparatus in terminal

A screen recording method and apparatus, and a recording medium for storing program sources for the method are provided. The screen recording method in a terminal includes displaying a first screen; executing a screen recording function for recording the first screen; detecting a first touch input on the first screen while recording the first screen; generating a first image effect indicating at least one of a location and movement of the first touch input on the first screen; and storing a video file including the recorded first screen combined with the generated first image effect..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Method and electronic device for controlling unmanned aerial vehicle

An electronic device is disclosed and includes a display, a wireless communication circuit configured to transmit or receive data, a processor, and a memory electrically connected with the processor. The memory stores instructions, which when executed, enable the processor to display a first video portion corresponding to a reference heading direction of an unmanned aerial vehicle (uav) of a video captured by the uav, display a second video portion corresponding to a virtual heading direction of the video in response to a first input, and in response to a second input, generate a first control signal to cause the uav to move with respect to the virtual heading direction, and transmit the generated first control signal through the wireless communication circuit to the uav..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Image forming apparatus that displays guidance video

An image forming apparatus includes a display, a display controller, a cover, a cover sensor, a recording sheet sensor, and a jam solution work progress managing unit. The display controller causes the display to continuously display a guidance video in a process sequence when the recording sheet jam occurs.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.

Transparent screen and video image projection system comprising same

When the brilliance is y from the xyz color system measured with a goniophotometer.. .

Light emission control circuit, light source apparatus, and projection-type video display device

This light emission control circuit controls a first switching element for controlling a current that flows to a light-emitting element connected between a first node and one end of an inductor, and a second switching element for controlling a current that flows from the other end of the inductor to a second node. The light emission control circuit has a driving circuit that generates a first control signal for controlling the first switching element, and a switching control circuit that generate a second control signal for controlling the second switching element, and deactivates the second control signal in order to bring the second switching element into an off-state, during a period during which the first switching element is in an off-state..
Seiko Epson Corporation

Methods for measuring actual distance of human body and customizing spectacle frame

A method for measuring the actual distance of a human body based on a cornea image and a method for customizing a spectacle frame. The measurement method comprises the following steps: step 1, acquiring a front-view photograph with at least one dark part of eyes, or capturing a frame of a front-view image with at least one dark part of eyes from a video; step 2, detecting and positioning the first dark part; step 3, determining a max horizontal radius lp of the first dark part; step 4, determining a proportionality factor η of an actual linear geometric size to a linear size in the photograph or the frame; and step 5, measuring an actual image distance between any two points, and multiplying the actual image distance by the proportionality factor η to obtain an actual distance between the two corresponding points on human body..
I-glasses Vision Technology Llc

Optical system of a stereo video endoscope

An optical system including: a sideways-viewing, distal optical assembly including an entry lens, a deflecting unit configured as a prism unit, and an exit lens on a common optical axis; a proximal optical assembly including left and right lens system channels, wherein the right and left lens system channels are identically configured and parallel to each other and each having an optical axis; and a prism unit between the distal optical assembly and the proximal optical assembly, the prism unit couples a left beam path exiting the exit lens into the left lens system channel and a right beam path exiting the exit lens into the right lens system channel; wherein a second distance between the left and right lens system channels is adjustable, the second distance being in a direction perpendicular to the first and second optical axes of the respective first and second lens system channels.. .
Olympus Winter & Ibe Gmbh

System and field calibrating video and lidar subsystems using independent measurements

A system uses range and doppler velocity measurements from a lidar subsystem and images from a video subsystem to estimate a six degree-of-freedom trajectory of a target. The video subsystem and the lidar subsystem may be aligned with one another, and hence calibrated, by determining, for example, a centroid of an iris determined from the lidar subsystem and a centroid of the iris determined from the video subsystem and determining a calibration offset between the two centroids..
Digital Signal Corporation

Rear vision system with eye-tracking

A rear vision system for a vehicle includes a camera mounted with the vehicle and capturing a field of view rearward of the vehicle, a rearview mirror including a display substrate thereon, and an image sensor directed toward an interior of the vehicle and configured to capture image data of an object. The system further includes a controller in communication with the camera and receiving a first video image of the first size corresponding with the field of view, with the image sensor to determine a position of the object within the image data, and with the display substrate to present a portion of the first video image thereon of a size less than the first size.
Gentex Corporation

Cloud-based game slice generation and frictionless social sharing with instant play

Methods enable creation of a game slice from a game. Plurality of games is provided for presentation on a display device.
Sony Interactive Entertainment America Llc

Tattoo machine camera assembly

A tattoo machine camera assembly comprises a camera assembly coupled to a tattoo machine. The tattoo machine camera assembly further comprises a camera mount for coupling the camera assembly to the tattoo machine.

Intelligent positioning system and methods therefore

System and methods are provided for adaptively and interoperatively configuring an automated arm used during a medical procedure. The automated arm is configured to position and orient an end effector on the automated arm a desired distance and orientation from a target.
Synaptive Medical (barbados) Inc

Optical central venous pressure measurement

This document describes optical central venous pressure measurement. To determine the central venous pressure (cvp) of a person optically, video of a right side of the person's neck is captured.
Google, Inc.

Standardized control of wireless devices

A disclosed service for managing mobile and wireless communication devices (mwcds) includes enabling a server to generate a standard remote configuration command (rcc) and enabling a transmitter coupled to the server to transmit the rcc wirelessly. The rcc configures a feature on a first mwcd of a first supplier and a second mwcd of a second supplier.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

Audio system for a digital camera

A digital camera includes an optical assembly and image sensor for capturing still and/or video images and displaying the images on a screen. The camera includes three or more spaced apart microphones aligned with the optical assembly for capturing audio during image capture.
Mperpetuo, Inc.

A collaborative comments or metadata annotation of video

A logger or annotator views video in a window or user interface (ui) of a computing device and enters time-stamped metadata or commentary; that metadata or commentary is then automatically displayed on a timeline or other time-based index in a different window or user interface of a second computing device used by a viewer or editor of that video. The metadata or commentary is represented by a marker or icon appearing on a timeline displayed in the window or user interface of a second computing device, and the metadata or commentary is shown when the viewer or editor selects that marker or icon..
Ipv Limited

Systems and methods for enhancing user experience of a user watching video content

Devices, systems, and methods for providing enrichment data relating to an entity included in a video content item, the entity being identified in real time and by open-list identification, and the enrichment data including data having a dynamic connection to the identified entity.. .
Comigo Ltd.

Video advertisement filtering method, apparatus and device

Disclosed in embodiments of the present invention are a video advertisement filtering method, apparatus and device. The video advertisement filtering method includes: recognizing a time count number in a time count area of an advertisement frame in a video; determining a time difference between advertisement broadcast end time and present time based on the recognized time count number; and advancing playing time of the video to the advertisement broadcast end time based on the time difference.
Baidu Online Network Technology ( Beijing) Co., Ltd.

Web-based sports replay system equipped with a searchable media database of sporting events

A web-based system for replaying selected sporting events is provided. The system includes a graphical user interface (gui) which receives queries regarding sports related videos from a user and which outputs query results in response thereto; a login module which, in response to user input, uniquely identifies a user; a user interest module which identifies sporting interests of the user based on user input; a graphics content module which displays graphics content on the gui based on the sporting interests of the user; a media database containing video content from a plurality of sporting events in a plurality of sports; a search module which receives search parameters from a user, performs a search on the media database on the basis of input search parameters, and outputs search results in the form of a listing of media which meets the search parameters; and a sports module which displays a plurality of hyperlinks, each relating to a particular sport, wherein selection of one of said plurality of icons launches a sports page related to the sport associated with the selected icon, wherein said sports page contains a plurality of content categories for media in the media database related to the sport associated with the selected icon, and wherein said sports page further contains a search hyperlink which launches said search module..
Fan Unleashed, Inc.

Mobile terminal and video display apparatus

A mobile terminal has a communication processing unit that transmits, to a video display apparatus for displaying a broadcasted video content, a request for setting a viewing schedule of the video content. A storage unit stores a starting time of the video content for which the setting of the viewing schedule has been requested; and an information provision unit provides information to a user of the mobile terminal.
Maxell, Ltd.

Data associated with bookmarks to video content

Data about content of the videos is organized into threads for the videos. The threads also contain video bookmarks.
Scenera, Inc.

Synchronizing video content with extrinsic data

Disclosed are various embodiments for associating and synchronizing extrinsic data with video content at particular points of time in the video content. In one embodiment, an application identifies a video content feature currently being presented via a display device.
Imdb.com, Inc.

Television channel display device and method thereof

An internet protocol television system includes a set-top box that receives requests to display video streams being transmitted to a household. In response to the request, the set-top box provides a list of the video streams to a display device.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L. P.

Method and filtering video

An artificial intelligence (ai) system for simulating functions such as recognition, determination, and so forth of a human brain by using a mechanical learning algorithm such as deep learning, or the like, and an application thereof are provided. A method of filtering video by a device is provided.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

System for distributing metadata embedded in video

A method, non-transitory computer-readable storage medium, and reception apparatus for extracting metadata, and an information providing apparatus for providing the metadata. The method for extracting metadata includes processing, by circuitry of the reception apparatus, content that includes the metadata embedded therein.
Sony Corporation

Apparatus and retransmitting advanced television systems committee (atsc) 3.0 digital tv broadcast

Provided are an apparatus for retransmitting an advanced television systems committee (atsc) 3.0 digital tv broadcast and methods of the same, the apparatus including a receiver configured to selectively receive at least one of an atsc 3.0 based digital broadcast signal and an atsc 3.0 based internet protocol (ip) packet input through a first network, a controller configured to generate a moving picture experts group-2 transport stream (mpeg-2 ts) packet by converting audio/video (a/v) packets and signaling information to be received at a second network based on an output signal of the receiver, and extract and provide broadcast program information for a system information (si) system of a digital broadcast headend to generate an si table related to a broadcast program converted to mpeg-2 ts, and a transmitter configured to transmit broadcast data to which the mpeg-2 ts packet is converted and the broadcast program information through the second network.. .
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Method, device, and electronic terminal for video recording

A method, device, and electronic terminal for video recording are provided. The method includes: receiving streaming data of a video, and decoding and broadcasting of the video on a webpage of a browser through a video-playing plugin; based on a triggering operation for starting video recording detected on the webpage by the browser, acquiring first image data and first audio data outputted by the video-playing plugin through a data interaction interface between the video-playing plugin and the browser; encoding the first image data and the first audio data to generate second image data and second audio data; synthesizing the second image data and the second audio data to generate and store streaming data of a recorded video..
Guangzhou Ucweb Computer Technology Co., Ltd

Information device and display processing method

With use of a pinp function, a display processing unit (230) of a display device (200) displays, while displaying a video of a baseball broadcasting program on a secondary screen positioned at a center part or its upper part of a primary screen, a different video, captured by a “camera including a wide-angle lens” that is installed behind the outfield of a baseball park as a broadcast spot, on the primary screen.. .
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

Bandwidth and abr video qoe management based on ott video providers and devices

An adaptive bitrate (abr) quality of experience (qoe) management unit manages bandwidth usage and qoe at a customer premises where multiple client devices independently download content from multiple providers. An overall virtual pipe to the premises includes a hypertext transfer protocol (http) inner pipe, a non-http inner pipe, an abr inner pipe, and a non-abr inner pipe.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

Output and playback control delivery for adaptive bitrate streaming

A method is disclosed for customizing an adaptive bitrate streaming session using a manifest and control tags. The method includes establishing a network connection session between a client device and a manifest delivery controller, receiving a manifest request at the manifest delivery controller from the client device, wherein the manifest request identifies a video, determining whether one or more playback control rules and/or output control rules have been set at the manifest delivery controller that apply to the video and/or the client device, and sending a manifest and control tags from the manifest delivery controller to the client device, wherein the manifest identifies locations of a plurality of adaptive bitrate chunks of the video, and wherein the control tags are associated with playback control rules and/or output control rules that the manifest delivery controller determined applied to the video and/or the client device..
Arris Enterprises Llc

Systems and methods for production and delivery of live video

Systems and methods for video production. Stream key information for a broadcast ingest server is stored with a platform account.
Infiniscene, Inc.

Excluding specific application traffic from customer consumption data

Techniques disclosed herein include systems and methods for excluding specific application traffic from customer consumption-based data billing counts. This is useful for excluding traffic from consumption totals where the application traffic has been accounted for using other means, such as through billing as a separate or technically distinct service.
Time Warner Cable Enterprises Llc

Methods, systems, and media for detecting abusive stereoscopic videos by generating fingerprints for multiple portions of a video frame

Methods, systems, and media for identifying content in stereoscopic videos and, more particularly, for detecting abusive stereoscopic videos by generating fingerprints for multiple portions of a video frame are provided. The method comprises: receiving, from a user device, a video content item for uploading to a content provider; selecting a frame from a plurality of frames of the video content item for generating one or more fingerprints corresponding to the video content item; generating a first fingerprint corresponding to the selected frame, a second fingerprint corresponding to a first encoded portion of the selected frame, and a third fingerprint corresponding to a second encoded portion of the selected frame; comparing each of the first fingerprint, the second fingerprint, and the third fingerprint to a plurality of reference fingerprints corresponding to reference video content items; determining whether at least one of the first fingerprint, the second fingerprint, and the third fingerprint match a reference fingerprint of the plurality of reference fingerprints; and, in response to determining that at least one of the first fingerprint, the second fingerprint, and the third fingerprint match the reference fingerprint, causing an indication of the match to be presented on the user device..
Google Llc

Methods and systems for caching content for a personalized video

An exemplary method to cache content for a personalized video includes storing a first tier of images in a first image cache. The images of the first tier are included in a personalized video for a user.
Facebook, Inc.

Delivery of third party content on a first party portal

The systems and methods are directed towards delivery of third party content onto a user device having a first party portal. The first party portal service facilitates the user viewing of third party content on the user device.
Sony Interactive Entertainment Network America Llc

Video editor servers, video editing methods, client devices, and methods for controlling a client device

According to various embodiments, a video editor server may be provided. The video editor server may include: an input circuit configured to receive information about a plurality of input video streams; an event information receiver configured to receive event information indicating an event related to at least one input video stream of the plurality of input video streams; a selector circuit configured to select an input video stream from the plurality of input video streams based on the event information; an editing circuit configured to generate an output video stream comprising the selected video stream; and the event information; and an output circuit configured to output the output video stream..
Razer (asia-pacific) Pte. Ltd.

Point of view multimedia platform

A point of view platform may be comprised of an ingest layer; a processing layer; a rules engine; and a streaming layer. The ingest layer may be configured to: receive audio, video, and telemetric data associated with a plurality of capturing devices.
Fieldcast, Llc

Methods, devices and systems for parallel video encoding and decoding

A method for decoding a video bitstream is disclosed. The method comprises: entropy decoding a first portion of a video bitstream, wherein first portion of video bitstream is associated with a video frame, thereby producing a first portion of decoded data; entropy decoding a second portion of video bitstream, wherein second portion of video bitstream is associated with video frame, thereby producing a second portion of decoded data, wherein entropy decoding second portion of video bitstream is independent of entropy decoding first portion of video bitstream; and reconstructing a first portion of video frame associated with video bitstream using first portion of decoded data and second portion of decoded data..
Dolby International Ab

Encoding apparatus, decoding apparatus and transmission control method

The present invention makes it possible to easily implement a mechanism to recover an appropriately decoded video in a situation where encoded information for decoding the video has been lost or is absent. The present invention provides an encoding apparatus including: a setting section configured to partition each of images included in a video to be encoded into a plurality of tiles and set a partial region including one or more of the plurality of tiles for the image; an encoding section configured to encode each image on a per-tile basis to generate an encoded stream; and a transmission control section configured to control transmission of the encoded stream to a decoding apparatus that decodes the video.
Sony Corporation

Video coding with large macroblocks

Techniques are described for encoding and decoding digital video data using macroblocks that are larger than the macroblocks prescribed by conventional video encoding and decoding standards. For example, the techniques include encoding and decoding a video stream using macroblocks comprising greater than 16×16 pixels.
Velos Media, Llc

Multi-layer video encoding method and multi-layer video decoding method using depth block

Provided is a multi-layer video decoding method. The multi-layer video decoding method includes determining a depth block corresponding to a current block; splitting the current block into two regions, based on sample values included in the determined depth block; and performing motion compensation by using the split two regions..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Encoding a privacy masked image

A method for encoding an image comprising a plurality of pixels into an encoded image frame of a video stream, the method comprising: receiving pixel divided image data of the image, wherein the pixel divided image data represents the pixels of the image; grouping the pixels of the image into encoding units, wherein each encoding unit comprises a plurality of neighboring pixels; receiving data defining a privacy mask and graphical characteristics of the privacy mask; identifying all encoding units having one or more pixels located within the privacy mask; extending the privacy mask to be aligned with the identified encoding units, thereby forming a redefined privacy mask covering the identified encoding units; generating a privacy masked image by applying the redefined privacy mask and the received graphical characteristics to the image; and encoding the privacy masked image into the encoded image frame of the video stream.. .
Axis Ab

Image decoding performing intra prediction and device thereof, and image encoding performing intra prediction and device thereof

Provided is a video decoding method including: determining whether first coordinates and second coordinates of a contour, which are determined according to mode information of the contour for determining at least one segment from a current block, are derivable from a neighboring block of the current block; when it is determined that the first coordinates and the second coordinates of the contour are derivable from the neighboring block of the current block, determining the at least one segment from the current block based on the first coordinates and the second coordinates of the contour derived from the neighboring block of the current block; determining whether to perform prediction on a boundary region including a boundary of segments forming the current block, in a direction of the boundary; and when it is determined to perform the prediction on the boundary region in the direction of the boundary, performing the prediction on the boundary region by using a neighboring sample of the current block in the direction of the boundary.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Linear model prediction mode with sample accessing for video coding

Techniques are described of linear model (lm) prediction mode. In one or examples, a video encoder or video decoder may limit the number of neighboring luma samples that are fetched for downsampling thereby increasing the speed at which the video encoder or video decoder is able to complete the lm prediction encoding or decoding..
Qualcomm Incorporated

Apparatus, a method and a computer program for video coding and decoding

A method comprising encoding a bitstream comprising a base layer, a first enhancement layer and a second enhancement layer; encoding an indication of both the base layer and the first enhancement layer used for prediction for the second enhancement layer in the bitstream; encoding, in the bitstream, an indication of a first set of prediction types that is applicable from the base layer to the second enhancement layer, wherein the first set of prediction types is a subset of all prediction types available for prediction between layers, and encoding, in the bitstream, an indication of a second set of prediction types that is applicable from the base layer or the first enhancement layer to the second enhancement layer, wherein the second set of prediction types is a subset of all prediction types available for prediction between layers.. .
Nokia Technologies Oy

Video processing systems

A video processing system includes a host processor, a video encoder and a memory. The host processor sends a configuration message to the video encoder that indicates to the video encoder how to encode a video frame and that includes information indicating the location of encoding configuration data that is stored in the memory.
Arm Limited

Scalable video encoding/decoding method and apparatus

Provided is a video decoding method including obtaining, from a bitstream, upsampling phase set information indicating whether a phase of samples comprised in a current layer is adjusted; when the phase is adjusted according to the upsampling phase set information, obtaining a luma vertical phase difference, a luma horizontal phase difference, a chroma vertical phase difference, and a chroma horizontal phase difference from the bitstream; and determining a prediction picture of the current layer by upsampling a reference layer based on the luma vertical phase difference, the luma horizontal phase difference, the chroma vertical phase difference, and the chroma horizontal phase difference, wherein a phase of luma samples comprised in the prediction picture is adjusted according to the luma vertical phase difference and the luma horizontal phase difference, a phase of chroma samples comprised in the prediction picture is adjusted according to the chroma vertical phase difference and the chroma horizontal phase difference, and the luma vertical phase difference and the chroma vertical phase difference are determined according to a scanning scheme with respect to the reference layer.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Constrained position dependent intra prediction combination (pdpc)

A second level intra prediction mode can be combined with one or more of sixty-seven jvet intra prediction modes during encoding of a coding unit in a video bitstream. Embodiments include making a position dependent intra prediction combination (pdpc) mode available as the second level intra prediction mode.
Arris Enterprises Llc

Low-complexity sign prediction for video coding

Techniques for cost function measurement with respect to sign prediction-based video coding are generally described. An example device includes processing circuitry is configured to apply first and second sign combinations to transform coefficients of a stored block of video data to obtain first and second hypothesis reconstructions of the block, to measure first and second cost functions with respect to the first and second hypothesis reconstructions by determining respective sets of pixel value gradients representing differences between samples of each hypothesis reconstruction of the block and samples of a neighboring block positioned adjacent to the block.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Method and transform coefficient coding of non-square blocks

A method and apparatus for transform coefficient coding of image and video data for a video encoder or decoder are disclosed. The method determines a cg (coding group) size adaptively based on the current tu.
Media Tek Singapore Pte. Ltd.

Adaptive compression based on content

A compression system trains a machine-learned encoder and decoder. The encoder can be deployed by a sender system to encode content for transmission to a receiver system, and the decoder can be deployed by the receiver system to decode the encoded content and reconstruct the original content.
Waveone Inc.

Content adaptive gain compensated prediction for next generation video coding

Techniques related to content adaptive gain compensated prediction for next generation video coding are described.. .

Systems and methods for signaling hypothetical reference decoder parameters in a parameter set

Techniques and systems are provided for encoding and decoding video data. For example, a method of encoding video data includes generating an encoded video bitstream comprising multiple layers.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Method and system for video frame interpolation based on optical flow method

A method and system for video frame interpolation based on an optical flow method is disclosed. The process includes calculating bidirectional motion vectors between two adjacent frames in a frame sequence of input video by using the optical flow method, judging reliabilities of the bidirectional motion vectors between the two adjacent frames, and processing a jagged problem and a noise problem in the optical flow method; marking “shielding” and “exposure” regions in the two adjacent frames, and updating an unreliable motion vector; with regard to the two adjacent frames, according to marking information about the “shielding” and “exposure” regions and the bidirectional motion vector field, mapping front and back frames to an interpolated frame to obtain a forward interpolated frame and a backward interpolated frame; synthesizing the forward interpolated frame and the backward interpolated frame into the interpolated frame; repairing a hole point in the interpolated frame to obtain a final interpolated frame.
Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School

Apparatus and methods for the encoding of imaging data using imaging statistics

Methods and apparatus for the encoding of imaging data using pre-stored imaging statistics. Many extant image capture devices, including without limitation, smartphones, handheld video cameras, and other types of image capture devices, typically include, for example, auto-exposure (ae), auto-white balance (awb) and auto-focus (af) modules in an image signal processing (isp) pipeline.
Gopro, Inc.

Coefficient coding harmonization in hevc

Coefficient coding for transform units (tus) during high efficiency video coding (hevc), and similar standards, toward simplifying design while enhancing efficiency. Elements of the invention include coefficient coding for tus with up-right diagonal scans being modified, and selectively applying multi-level significance map coding..
Sony Corporation

Adaptive weighting of reference pictures in video encoding

A video decoder, encoder, and corresponding methods for processing video data for an image block and a particular reference picture index to predict the image block are disclosed that utilize adaptive weighting of reference pictures to enhance video compression, where a decoder includes a reference picture weighting factor unit for determining a weighting factor corresponding to the particular reference picture index; an encoder includes a reference picture weighting factor assignor for assigning a weighting factor corresponding to the particular reference picture index; and a method for decoding includes receiving a reference picture index with the data that corresponds to the image block, determining a weighting factor for each received reference picture index, retrieving a reference picture for each index, motion compensating the retrieved reference picture, and multiplying the motion compensated reference picture by the corresponding weighting factor to form a weighted motion compensated reference picture.. .
Thomson Licensing

Encoder performing quantization based on deadzone, and video processing system comprising the same

An encoder that performs quantization based on a deadzone and a video processing system including the encoder are provided. The encoder includes: a domain transform unit configured to transform first image data of a spatial domain into second image data of a frequency domain including first to n-th pieces of frequency data (wherein n is an integer equal to or greater than 1); a deadzone determination unit including a human visual system (hvs) table including human visual frequency sensitivities and configured to determine, based on the hvs table, a deadzone regarding each of the first to n-th pieces of frequency data; and a quantization unit configured to perform, based on the deadzone, quantization regarding the second image data..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Low-complexity sign prediction for video coding

Sign prediction technology for video coding are generally described. An example device includes a memory configured to store video data, and processing circuitry in communication with the memory.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Video encoding and decoding method and apparatus involving boundary filtering

Provided are a video encoding apparatus, a video encoding method, a video decoding apparatus, and a video decoding method capable of filtering a boundary of partitions within a block.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Method for performing filtering at partition boundary of block related to 3d image

Provided is a video decoding method according to one embodiment including obtaining a residual signal of a block of an image from a bitstream, determining at least one partition of the block of the image, based on a maskmap which is division information of the block, performing filtering at a boundary of the at least one partition, and generating a reconstructed signal based on a result of performing the filtering. The filtering is performed using at least one of the residual signal and a predicted signal corresponding to the residual signal..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Low-complexity sign prediction for video coding

A device includes processing circuitry configured to identify a set of pre-stored residual samples in video data that is stored to a memory, to combine the set of stored residual samples to form a combination, to apply a first sign combination to transform coefficients of the combination to obtain a first hypothesis reconstruction for a current block of the video data, and to apply a second sign combination to the transform coefficients of the combination to obtain a second hypothesis reconstruction for the current block. The processing circuitry is further configured to derive respective cost functions with respect to the first and second hypothesis reconstructions, to compare the respective derived cost functions, to select, based on the comparison, either the first or second hypothesis reconstruction, and to code the current block using a sign prediction associated with the selected one of the first or second hypothesis reconstruction..
Qualcomm Incorporated

Method for encoding video information and decoding video information, and apparatus using same

According to one embodiment of the present invention, a video information encoding method comprises: a step of predicting information of the current coding unit to generate prediction information; and a step of determining whether the information of the current coding unit coincides with the prediction information. If the information of the current coding unit coincides with the prediction information, a flag indicating that the information of the current coding unit coincides with the prediction information is encoded and transmitted.
University-industry Cooperation Group Of Kyung Hee University

Method for encoding video information and decoding video information, and apparatus using same

According to one embodiment of the present invention, a video information encoding method comprises: a step of predicting information of the current coding unit to generate prediction information; and a step of determining whether the information of the current coding unit coincides with the prediction information. If the information of the current coding unit coincides with the prediction information, a flag indicating that the information of the current coding unit coincides with the prediction information is encoded and transmitted.
University-industry Cooperation Group Of Kyung Hee University

Method for encoding video information and decoding video information, and apparatus using same

According to one embodiment of the present invention, a video information encoding method comprises: a step of predicting information of the current coding unit to generate prediction information; and a step of determining whether the information of the current coding unit coincides with the prediction information. If the information of the current coding unit coincides with the prediction information, a flag indicating that the information of the current coding unit coincides with the prediction information is encoded and transmitted.
University-industry Cooperation Group Of Kyung Hee University

Method, processing device, and computer system for video preview

The disclosure provides a method, a processing device, and a computer system for video preview. An exemplary method is applicable to a processing device and includes the following steps.
Htc Corporation

Switching between 3d and 2d video

A three dimensional [3d] video signal is processed in a video device (50). The device has generating means (52) for generating an output signal for transferring the video data via a high-speed digital interface like hdmi to a 3d display, which selectively generate a 3d display signal for displaying the 3d video data on a 3d display operative in a 3d mode, a 2d display signal for displaying 2d video data on the 3d display operative in a 2d mode, or a pseudo 2d display signal by including 2d video data in the output signal for displaying the 2d video data on the 3d display operative in the 3d mode.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Method and device for overlaying 3d graphics over 3d video

A device and method process graphics to be overlayed over video for three-dimensional display. The video includes a series of video frames updated at a video rate, including main video frames and additional video frames.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

View direction based multilevel low bandwidth techniques to support individual user experiences of omnidirectional video

View direction data of the viewer is collected in real time while the viewer is viewing a first reconstructed omnidirectional image. The view direction data is sent to the video streaming server to cause generating image layers from an omnidirectional image in reference to a view direction of the viewer.
Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation

System and realtime 360 degree video perspective view path determination

According to an embodiment, there is provided a system and method for generating a 3 axis perspective view data set in a 360° vr video editing system. One embodiment involves the monitoring of both the view position of a vr headset and the interaction activities of controller devices interacting with the editing software and afterwards automatically utilizing the gathered data to automatically generate output video works in 360° format and 2d format..
Bellevue Investments Gmbh & Co. Kgaa

Method and contextual color remapping transformation in content rendering

Server and client devices and corresponding methods have been realized for adapting delivered video content to the contextual and environmental characteristics surrounding the rendering device. An exemplary client rendering device receives video content having a first dynamic range and a first color gamut.
Thomson Licensing

Image storing method and image storing apparatus using same

The present disclosure relates to a video recording method and a video recording apparatus using the same, and relates to a video recording method and a video recording apparatus using the same that detects an obstacle in scene information obtained, calculates a probability index for event occurrence (i.e., a collision) with the obstacle, and changes and stores a resolution of a video, a storing period, a storing location, and so on based on the probability for event occurrence.. .
Center For Integrated Smart Sensors Foundation

Video on demand for audio/video recording and communication devices

In an a/v recording and communication device, the power configuration of the device is considered when determining a setting for a keep-alive interval of the device. If the device is connected to a reliable and continuous source of power, such as ac mains, then the keep-alive interval may be set to a very short duration, thereby reducing or eliminating any latency that the user might experience when attempting to remotely access the camera of the device.
Ring Inc.

Video on demand for audio/video recording and communication devices

In a battery-powered audio/video recording and communication device having a camera, the length of a preset interval (the interval between instances of the device sending a request to a network to check whether any user requests to access the camera have been received) may be adjusted upward or downward in order to balance the competing interests of reducing latency (e.g. Reducing the delay that the user may experience when trying to access the camera) and conserving battery life.
Ring Inc.

Using a scene illuminating infrared emitter array in a video monitoring camera for depth determination

A method generates depth maps at a camera having illuminators, a lens assembly, an image sensing element, a processor, and memory. The illuminators operate in a first mode to provide illumination, the lens assembly focuses incident light on the image sensing element, the memory stores image data from the image sensing element, and the processor executes programs to control operation of the camera.
Google Llc

Home video capturing and monitoring system

This application discloses a home video capturing and monitoring system including a video camera, an executable application, and a remote server. The video camera further includes a camera configured to capture video data, a communications component configured to wirelessly communicate video data to a monitoring device, and a speaker configured to output one or more audio messages from a user.
Google Llc

Customizable intrusion zones associated with security systems

The present application is directed to creating intrusion zones for security systems. For example, a client device may cause a graphical user interface (gui) to be displayed on a display, the gui configured for creating an intrusion zone for an audio/video (a/v) recording and communication device.
Ring Inc.

Enhanced virtual and/or augmented communications interface

The present invention provides systems and methods employing a conferencing system for facilitating enhanced communication between users. In certain embodiments, the conferencing system comprises a communication interface configured to, during a conference session, provide a virtual and/or augmented conference between multiple users having access to a multi-channel, multi-access, always-on, and non-blocking communication.
Intracom Systems, Llc

Data handling method and apparatus

A method for adding a call from a second client to a videoconference; wherein a call from at least a first client is connected to the videoconference, the call from the first client comprising first call control data and first call media data; wherein the call from the second client comprises second call control data and second call media data; and wherein a first node in a videoconferencing network handles the first call media data; the method comprising: handling the second call control data at a second node of the videoconferencing network; determining whether at least one criterion is satisfied; and in the event that at least one criterion is satisfied, diverting the second call media data to the first node of the videoconferencing network.. .
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Optimizing video conferencing using contextual information

The present disclosure is directed toward systems and methods for optimizing video conferences. For instance, systems and methods described herein optimize both the transmission and display of one or more video conference data streams.
Facebook, Inc.

Tool of mobile terminal and intelligent audio-video integration server

Disclosed are a tool installed on a mobile terminal and an intelligent real-time audio-video integration server. The tool installed on the mobile terminal comprises: a transmitter unit configured to respond to a first trigger and to transmit a request for a video integrating real-time videos captured by multiple communication terminals; and, a receiver unit configured to receive the video integrating the real-time videos captured by the multiple communication terminals.
Ainemo Inc

Communication stage and display systems

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 the use of specially configured see-through displays.

Video processing device

A video processing device generates a display video signal to be supplied to a liquid crystal display unit that is driven by a frame inversion scheme. The video processing device includes a controller and a video signal processor.
Denso Ten Limited

Signature generation system, signature generation apparatus, and signature generation method

A signature to be used to verify whether or not an original version video captured by a camera has been altered is assigned in the camera to improve the evidential quality of the original version video captured by the camera. The camera (2) includes: an image pickup unit that captures a video of an area to be monitored; a cpu that generates, using a portion or the entirety of video data of the area to be monitored captured by the image pickup unit, a signature for verifying whether or not the video data have been altered; and a network communication unit that sequentially transmits, to a client terminal (4), signed video data obtained by assigning the signature generated by the cpu to the video data.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Method, system and displaying a video sequence

A method of displaying a video sequence of a scene captured using a video capture device, the video sequence having a limited field of view of the scene. A plurality of objects positioned in the scene outside limits of the field of view of the captured video sequence is determined.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Mobile wireless drive storage for mobile phone used as car dashboard camera

Systems and methods are disclosed that capture video in mobile applications and automatically archive the captured videos using short-range communications with a network storage device. In various embodiments, the archival is triggered by proximity to the wireless network device.
Seagate Technology Llc

Apparatus and image content replacement

An image content replacement apparatus and method wherein a camera image receiving unit receives video images observing a scene including a subject and a mask signal generating unit generates a mask signal that defines marked areas of the video images corresponding to the subject. A content substitution unit substitutes the marked areas with alternate image content according to the mask signal to output modified camera images.
Supponor Oy

Audio-video distribution system

An audio-video distribution system includes a base station 12 having inputs and outputs for connection of audio-video sources and display screens respectively. In most embodiments, any audio-video source will be selectable for viewing on any display screen.
Hd Connectivity Ltd.

System and displaying objects of interest at an incident scene

A system and method for displaying an image of an object of interest located at an incident scene. The method includes receiving, from the image capture device, a first video stream of the incident scene, and displaying the video stream.
Motorola Solutions, Inc.

Preferred rendering of signalled regions-of-interest or viewports in virtual reality video

A method of processing video data includes receiving 360-degree video data, receiving one or more first syntax elements indicating preferred regions-of-interest or preferred viewports of the 360-degree video data, receiving one or more second syntax elements that indicate a preferred rendering operation for rendering the preferred regions-of-interest or preferred viewports, and rendering the 360-degree video data based on the preferred rendering operations.. .
Qualcomm Incorporated

Image processing immediately producing panoramic images

The present invention provides an image processing method for immediately producing panoramic images. In this method, two fish-eye cameras are used for capturing video information, and then, a streaming video is transmitted to an electronic device by wired or wireless technology after the video information is treated with a video encoding process and a streaming process.
Prolific Technology Inc.

Method and performing image processing operation based on frame/algorithm selection

An exemplary image processing method includes the following steps: receiving an image input composed of at least one source image; receiving algorithm selection information corresponding to each source image; checking corresponding algorithm selection information of each source image to determine a selected image processing algorithm from a plurality of different image processing algorithms; and performing an object oriented image processing operation upon the source image based on the selected image processing algorithm. The algorithm selection information indicates an image quality of each source image and is generated from one of an auxiliary sensor, an image processing module of an image capture apparatus, a processing circuit being one of a video decoder, a frame rate converter, and an audio/video synchronization (av-sync) module, or is a user-defined mode setting..
Mediatek Inc.

Photo terminal stand system

In one aspect, the present invention is directed to a photo terminal stand system, comprising: a light-opaque case, in which a front facet thereof is a tempered one-way reflective mirror; a display, mounted behind the one-way mirror, such that a graphical presentation presented by the display is seen outside the case through the one-way mirror; a camera, mounted behind the one-way mirror, for taking a stills photo or a video sequence; an input device using an infrared touch overlay frame, for providing coordinates of the mirror on which a user touches; and a computer, configured to receive from the input device which a user touches the coordinates thereof and responsively generate the graphical presentation, and activate the camera to record an image or a video sequence, wherein the system is adapted to convert the coordinates of a point the user touches on the mirror to the coordinates of the display.. .
Foto Master Llc

System and identifying a person, object, or entity (poe) of interest outside of a moving vehicle

A process for identifying a person, object, or entity (poe) of interest outside of a moving vehicle includes first receiving, from a camera coupled to the vehicle, a video stream having a field-of-view (fov) of an area surrounding the vehicle. A first trigger is detected associated with a vehicle occupant's indicated desire to capture a portion of the video stream.
Motorola Solutions, Inc

Pivotal gangway having container spotting system

An apparatus comprising a gangway having a proximal end and a distal end. A cage assembly is connected to the distal end of the gangway.
Safe Rack Llc

Apparatus, nonlinear synchronization of action videos

Described herein are apparatus, systems and methods for synchronizing a reference video with an input video. A method comprises extracting first motion data from the input video having a first set of frames, extracting second motion data from the reference video having a second set of frames, computing motion descriptors for each frame in the first set of frames and the second set of frames based on the first and second motion data, respectively, and non-linearly mapping the first set of frames to the second set of frames based on the motion descriptors, respectively..
Disney Enterprises, Inc.

Data cap aware video streaming client

Embodiments provide techniques for selecting a video stream for a client device. Embodiments receive a request to initiate streaming of a first video content item of a plurality of video channels.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Intelligent predictive stream caching

Some embodiments provide intelligent predictive stream caching for live, linear, or video-on-demand streaming content using prefetching, segmented caching, and request clustering. Prefetching involves retrieving streaming content segments from an origin server prior to the segments being requested by users.
Verizon Digital Media Services Inc.

Techniques for scalably sharing video through a streaming server

Techniques are provided for a source computer to generate an encoded video stream having layered sub-streams with differing bitrates while allowing a streaming server to intelligently distribute the appropriate sub-streams to recipients based on their available bandwidth. This may be accomplished by having the source computer generate and send metadata along with the encoded stream to allow the streaming server to detect which data packets belong to each sub-stream.
Getgo, Inc.

Video streaming stitching and transmitting method, video streaming gateway and video streaming viewer

A video streaming stitching and transmitting method, a video streaming gateway and a video streaming viewer are provided. The video streaming stitching and transmitting method includes the following steps: a plurality of video frames and a plurality of geo-topology data are provided.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Comment synchronization in a video stream

In one embodiment, a computer server machine generates a time map associated with the video stream. The video stream comprises one or more time slices.
Facebook, Inc.

Data ferry systems, devices and methods

A computing machine, methods and devices for operating a data ferry as a secure data link from a secured computer not connected to a wan network to a browser computer with internet connectability, in which the two computers share a housing and connections to shared peripherals. The secured computer can distribute “disposable” copies of data files and programs via the browser computer over an unsecure network without the risks of data sharing and collaboration via the internet.

Short message communication within a mobile graphical map

In one embodiment, a computer-implemented process is programmed or configured to allow a first mobile device to generate and send enriched pin data to a geographical messaging system. Enriched pin data may include latitude and longitude data, a timestamp, and a media element.
Palantir Technologies Inc.

Router fabric

A router fabric for switching real time broadcast video signals in a media processing network includes a logic device configured to route multiple channels of packetized video signals to another network device, a crossbar switch configured to be coupled to a plurality of input/output components and to switch video data of the multiple channels between the logic device and the plurality of input/output components in response to a control instruction, and a controller configured to map routing addresses for each video signal relative to the system clock, and to send the control instruction with the mapping to the crossbar switch and the logic device.. .
Gvbb Holdings S.a.r.l.

Method and a system for generating a notification for an event

The present disclosure is related in general to content management and a method and system for generating a notification for an event. A notification generation system receives a recovery notification that indicates recovery from the event and contextual data associated with the event from a service provider.
Wipro Limited

Apparatus for transmitting broadcast signals, receiving broadcast signals, transmitting broadcast signals and receiving broadcast signals

A method and apparatus for receiving broadcast signals are discussed. The method includes receiving the broadcast signals; demodulating the received broadcast signals by an orthogonal frequency division multiplex (ofdm) scheme; obtaining broadcast data from a signal frame in the demodulated broadcast signals, wherein the broadcast data includes video data or audio data, and the broadcast data is carried by only a data pipe (dp); decoding the broadcast data; and output-processing the decoded broadcast data to output a data packet, wherein the data packet includes a transport stream (ts) packet, wherein a header of the data packet includes first information indicating whether a header deletion is performed in the ts packet, wherein the header of the data packet further includes second information indicating whether a null packet deletion is performed, and wherein when the second information is not a zero value, the null packet is deleted prior to the data packet..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Removing a metal shield from electrical cable

A system for removing metal foil shield from electrical wires and/or cables, using ablation process, shear stress generation and video camera feedback.. .
Frismos Ltd

Interface for application-specified playback of panoramic video

Innovations in reconstruction and rendering of panoramic video are described, including the use of a platform rendering engine to provide a screen projection based on a view direction specified for an application through an interface. For example, based at least in part on the view direction specified for the application, at least a section of panoramic video in an input projection is identified.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Method and creating a custom track

A method and system for creating and editing video and/or audio tracks is described. The method includes providing at least one artist, venue, and track available for selection and providing at least one clip associated with the at least one artist, venue, and track.
Rose Trading Llc

Systems and methods for compiled video generation

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can determine one or more source video clips. A plurality of video segments are selected from the one or more source video clips based on video segment selection criteria.
Facebook, Inc.

Method for capturing and recording high-definition video and audio output as broadcast by commercial streaming service providers

Methods and systems for recording streaming audio and video by directing an incoming audio visual stream to a discrete memory region serving as a virtual display. The virtual display is configured with a section visible to the viewer and a section invisible to the viewer, wherein a streaming video is hidden from the user's display under all conditions.
Modulus Media Systems, Llc

Information processing apparatus, information processing system, information recording medium, and information processing method, and program

A configuration enabling selective copy permission for each of a basic layer and an auxiliary layer used for reproduction of video data is realized. A copy execution apparatus performing a data copying process between media performs a process of receiving dynamic range scalability limiting information that is copy limiting information recording whether or not copy is allowed for each of a basic layer and an auxiliary layer used for reproduction of video data from a copy management server, determining whether or not copy is allowed for each of the layers, selecting layer data allowed to be copied or video data generated on the basis of the copy-allowed layer data, and copying the selected data to a second medium..
Sony Corporation

Associating faces with voices for speaker diarization within videos

A computer-implemented method for speech diarization is described. The method comprises determining temporal positions of separate faces in a video using face detection and clustering.
Google Inc.

Network musical instrument

Methods and systems are described that are utilized for remotely controlling a musical instrument. A first digital record comprising musical instrument digital commands from a first electronic instrument for a first item of music is accessed.

Power control system and display panel having the same

The invention provides a display panel and a power control system of a drive circuit of the display panel. The power control system includes a timer controller, a power manager, and a drive circuit.
Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

Display device and image control display device

The present invention controls images displayed on a high-definition panel without damaging gate drivers and related components. The liquid crystal display panel (10) includes: gate lines (41 to 44) provided independently for each area; and gate drivers (31a to 34a and 31b to 34b) provided independently for each area.
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

Pixel circuit, display device, and driving same

The purpose of the present invention is to suppress the fluctuation of a data line voltage that occurs when an analog voltage signal is sampled and held in a data line in a display device provided with a current-driven display element. Transistors (swr, swg, swb) of each demultiplexer (252) are successively switched on, for each predetermined period, in a selection period of a write control line (sw_lr(i)).
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

Apparatus for minimally invasive percuscopic surgical simulation

An apparatus for surgical simulation has a main storage compartment having a pivoting lid, a lid liner defining a display opening, and a light source. The apparatus also has an external support assembly removably coupled to the storage compartment in a stowed configuration and further configured to provide a support structure for the storage compartment in an unstowed configuration.
Lsi Solutions, Inc.

Application for interactive learning in real-time

A framework for an interactive learning system is described herein. The system connects an end-user device to a virtual learning environment for an end-user to select a live training event within the virtual learning environment.
Broadband Education Pte. Ltd.

Customizable intrusion zones associated with security systems

The present application is directed to creating intrusion zones for security systems. For example, a network device may store data associated with an intrusion zone for an audio/video (a/v) recording and communication device, the data indicating at least a conditional setting associated with the intrusion zone and at least one action that a security system is to perform based on the a/v recording and communication device detecting motion within the intrusion zone and the conditional setting being satisfied.
Ring Inc.

Method for generating alerts in a video surveillance system

A method for generating an alert signal in a surveillance system comprising: detecting a targeted individual in a video stream, selecting the targeted individual, and tracking the targeted individual, as first steps. The method also comprises classifying actions of the detected individual over a plurality of image frames in the video stream in response to the identification of the detected object as being a targeted person, and generating an alert signal if the classified action of the object is classified as a predefined alert-generating action..
Axis Ab

Method for displaying gaming result

Embodiments of the invention include a gaming device that has a video display. When the player initiates the game, an animation is shown.
Patent Investment & Licensing Company

Card game monitoring system

The card game monitoring system has: a game table on which bettors put wagers on betting areas; and a card shooter apparatus has a card reading unit to read and record the number (rank) and suit of the cards; and a control unit to determine a winning hand according to a table game rules based on information of numbers (ranks) and suits of the cards sequentially read by the card reading unit; a monitor video camera system to capture positions of cards and to identify wagers on each betting area at the game table; the control unit has further processing function to check whether wagers with payoff move to a pool of the winner of the bettors determined by the card shooter apparatus at the end of each game.. .
Angel Playing Cards Co., Ltd.

Scalable real-time face beautification of video images

Systems, apparatus, articles, and methods are described below including operations for scalable real-time face beautification of video images.. .
Intel Corporation

Long exposure filter

In one embodiment, a method includes a computer machine reviewing a picture image and an associated video with the associated video including several video frames. The computer machine then statistically analyzes the corresponding areas for each video frame.
Facebook, Inc.

Augmented reality apparatus and method

A live broadcast is depicted, in this case a golf tournament. The broadcast is depicted on a television screen of a user, substantially in real time.
2mee Ltd.

Device for measuring rotation of spherical body, measurement method, and program

A measuring device 101 measures the spin of a spherical body. A templater 102 acquires a template image in which the spherical body is captured from a video in which the spherical body is captured or a photographic image in which the spherical body is captured under photographing conditions comparable to the vireo.
Riken

Method for and detecting events

A method for detecting events comprises repeatedly registering a value indicating an amount of data generated by an encoder, which is encoding video from a scene by means of temporal compression, determining if a particular event has occurred in the scene represented by the encoded video by comparing characteristics of the registered values with predetermined characteristics, and generating an event signal in response to an event occurrence being determined.. .
Axis Ab

Optimizing audience engagement with digital content shared on a social networking system

This disclosure generally covers systems and methods that schedule posts of one or more images, videos, or other digital content items through an account of a social networking system in a way that optimizes user engagement. In particular, certain embodiments of the disclosed systems and methods determine when to post digital content items by calculating data-driven user engagement scores and updating those scores with data tracked by the social networking system..
Facebook, Inc.

Computerized detection and semantic characterization of trends in digital media content

A computer system stores digital media content such as images and video along with associated tags and timestamps. The system detects trends in the media content by semantic analysis which includes generation of a temporal tag graph that includes data indicative of a semantic representation of the tags over a plurality of time periods.
Adobe Systems Incorporated

Intelligent conversation system

The present invention has given systems and methods for virtual recruitment of different candidates based on state model and, more specifically, candidate responses received during conversation session are recorded to create general pattern model that would be applied in the future session to give candidates a better personalized and immersive experience. The method comprises of providing a system-input to a user via at least one output unit of a system during a conversation session initiated by the user.

Using generative adversarial networks in compression

The compression system trains a machine-learned encoder and decoder through an autoencoder architecture. The encoder can be deployed by a sender system to encode content for transmission to a receiver system, and the decoder can be deployed by the receiver system to decode the encoded content and reconstruct the original content.
Waveone Inc.

Method and device for target detection

Method and device for target detection are provided. An exemplary method includes performing a target detection on a currently-to-be-detected video frame image to determine at least one target; based on an area occupied by each of the at least one target in the currently-to-be-detected video frame image and a background marker image, determining false targets present in the at least one target, the background marker image being configured to indicate an area occupied by a background of the at least one target; and reporting non-false targets other than the false targets in the at least one target..
Sengled Co., Ltd.

Methods and systems for video surveillance

A system for video surveillance includes an image sensor configured capture an image including a reference zone and a memory device that stores instructions. The system also includes one or more processors that are configured to execute the instructions to determine 3d coordinates of a target comprised in the image and determine 3d coordinates of the reference zone.
Zhejiang Dahua Technology Co., Ltd.

Method and system for displaying recorded and live video feeds

A computing system device with processor(s) and memory displays a video monitoring user interface on the display. The video monitoring user interface includes a first region for displaying a live video feed and/or a recorded video feed from the video camera and a second region for displaying an event timeline.
Google Llc

Extracting high quality images from a video

Various embodiments calculate a score for each frame of a video segment based on various subject-related factors associated with a subject (e.g., face or other object) captured in a frame relative to corresponding factors of the subject in other frames of the video segment. A highest-scoring frame from the video segment can then be extracted based on a comparison of the score of each frame of the video segment with the score of each other frame of the video segment, and the extracted frame can be transcoded as an image for display via a display device.
Adobe Systems Incorporated

Generating a compact video feature representation in a digital medium environment

Techniques and systems are described to generate a compact video feature representation for sequences of frames in a video. In one example, values of features are extracted from each frame of a plurality of frames of a video using machine learning, e.g., through use of a convolutional neural network.
Adobe Systems Incorporated

Methods, systems, and media for detecting two-dimensional videos placed on a sphere in abusive spherical video content by tiling the sphere

Methods, systems, and media for analyzing spherical video content are provided. More particularly, methods, systems, and media for detecting two-dimensional videos placed on a sphere in abusive spherical video content by tiling the sphere are provided.
Google Inc.

Method for identifying events in a motion video

A method for identifying events in a scene captured by a motion video camera comprises two identification processes, a temporary identification process and a long-term identification process. The temporary process includes: analyzing pixel data from captured image frames and identifying events; registering camera processing data relating to each image frame subjected to the identification of events; and adjusting weights belonging to an event identifying operation, wherein the weights are adjusted for achieving high correlation between the result from the event identifying operation and the result from the identification based on analysis of pixels from captured image frames of the captured scene.
Axis Ab

Tree structured crf with unary potential function using action unit features of other segments as context feature

A method of determining a composite action from a video clip, using a conditional random field (crf), the method includes determining a plurality of features from the video clip, each of the features having a corresponding temporal segment from the video clip. The method may continue by determining, for each of the temporal segments corresponding to one of the features, an initial estimate of an action unit label from a corresponding unary potential function, the corresponding unary potential function having as ordered input the plurality of features from a current temporal segment and at least one other of the temporal segments.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Recognition of objects within a video

There is provided a method for recognition of objects within a video, the video comprising a plurality of video frames. The method comprises detecting a plurality of object images present in the video frames; determining comparison scores between pairs of the object images; determining correlation scores between pairs of the object images, the correlation scores being correlations between the comparison scores; grouping the object images into groups of object images that show the same object as one another based on the correlation scores; and for at least one of the groups, using the object images of the group as object images of a single object in an object recognition process.

Frameworks, devices and methodologies configured to enable automated categorisation and/or searching of media data based on user performance attributes derived from performance sensor units

The present application relates generally to managing media. In some embodiments, time-coded skill performance event data is derived from end-user hardware including a plurality of motion sensor units (msus), such as a msu-enabled garment.
Gn Ip Pty Ltd

Image search based on message history

Systems and methods are disclosed for suggesting expressive graphical content to a user to share within a messaging system. Expressive graphical content can include images, video, animated images, any of which may include sound, that a message system user is likely to share because it is related to a conversation between one or more users of the message system.
Apple Inc.

Modular device, system, and reconfigurable data distribution

Systems, apparatus, and methods for a reconfigurable integrated system integrated onto a single circuit board are described herein. An embodiment includes a cpu host and microprocessor which attach and manage internal and external peripheral devices.
Synexxus, Inc.

Technologies for device independent automated application testing

Technologies for device-independent application testing include a host computing device and one or more test computing devices. The host computer device records user interface events generated by an application of the test computing device and video data indicative of the display interface of the application.
Intel Corporation

Electronic apparatus, controlling thereof and display apparatus

An electronic apparatus is disclosed. The electronic apparatus according to various exemplary embodiments includes a transceiver, and a processor configured to convert a firmware file to update a firmware of the display apparatus into a video signal, convert a setting information file to change a setting of the display apparatus into an audio signal, and control the transceiver to transmit the converted video signal and the converted audio signal to a display apparatus..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Visual remote control touch-controllable device, and related device

Examples of the present disclosure provide a visual remote control method and system for controlling a touch-controllable device. The method includes: obtaining, by a control center device, a video image; determining, by the control center device, an identifier of each of at least one touch-controllable device in the video image; and sending, by the control center device, the video image and the identifier of each touch-controllable device to a remote device, so that the touch-controllable device in the video image is controllable by using the remote device..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Apparatus and video zooming by selecting and tracking an image area

The principles disclose a method enabling a video zooming feature while playing back or capturing a video signal on a device (100). A typical example of device implementing the method is a handheld device such as a tablet or a smartphone.
Thomson Licensing

Online engagement platform for video creators

A request of a channel owner is received to enable an online community option to facilitate communications between the channel owner and viewers of a channel of the channel owner on a content sharing platform. The online community option is associated with the channel in a data store, and a channel gui comprising a gui element representing the online community option is provided for presentation to the channel owner.
Google Inc.

Automatic configuration of an input device based on contextual usage

In certain embodiments, a computer-implemented method includes detecting a graphical control element on a graphical user interface (gui), determining a type of the graphical control element, generating configuration control data to cause an input device to configure one or more input elements on the input device to perform functions corresponding to the type of the graphical control element, and sending the configuration control data to the input device. In some cases, the configuration control data causes the input device to configure at least two of the one or more input elements to perform functions corresponding to the type of the graphical control element, and wherein the at least two of the one or more input elements are associated with different functions.
Logitech Europe S.a.

Haptic authoring tool using a haptification model

A system for authoring one or more haptic effects using a haptic effect authoring tool receives a haptification model that is based on a predetermined haptic effect style. The system receives an input that includes at least one of audio and video and a plurality of events.
Immersion Corporation

Method of forming a rarefied hologram for video imaging and 3d lithography

A method of forming a rarefied hologram for video imaging and 3d lithography by using an mems/slm with a plurality of pixels on the surface at a fixed distance from the retina of the viewer′ eye. The method consists of providing an initial desired image, which has to be holographically reproduced by the mems/slm as a remote virtual 3d image visible by the viewer's eye.

Imaging device

In the case in which a plurality of regions which is obtained by dividing an image region of the image data is set as partial regions, a controller detects focus positions respectively with respect to the partial regions and moves a focus lens to each of the detected focus positions to capture a video. The controller has, as a video capturing method for the video capturing, a first method in which the video capturing is performed with the focus lens stopped at each of the focus positions, and a second method in which the video capturing is performed with the focus lens being moved without stopped at each of the focus positions..
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Scanning probe microscope

An image capturing control unit controls a video camera so as to capture an image while switching between a first image capturing condition suitable for capturing a laser light spot and a second image capturing condition suitable for capturing an image of a cantilever for each single image. The image composition unit creates an image in which a laser light spot image and a cantilever image clearly appearing in each of two consecutive images are composed and displays the image on a display unit.
Shimadzu Corporation

Location based tracking

Location information is used to build a database of locations having associated audio, video, image, or text data. In some implementations, a device includes a touch-sensitive display and collects data associated with a geographic location of interest.
Apple Inc.

Remote command and control center for longwall mining system

A remote command and control center for a longwall mining system that can be located away from the longwall face and belt line components such as the cutter, conveyor and roof supports is provided. The command and control center is comprised of two nested halves which allow for the height of the command and control module to be quickly and easily adjusted to allow the remote command and control module to be introduced into areas where clearance is an issue.
Alliance Coal, Llc

System and activating a rear-facing camera

A rear view display system and method for a motor vehicle is having a rearview mirror providing an exterior rear view of the motor vehicle is disclosed. The system includes a camera located at a rear of the motor vehicle, a display within an interior of the motor vehicle, a sensor for detecting an obstruction obstructing the exterior rear view of the motor vehicle, and a control circuit adapted to send a video feed from the camera to the display when the obstruction is detected.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Camera system and mirror replacement system

A camera system (1) for a commercial vehicle has at least one image capture unit (3) for capturing an image, an image reproduction unit (8) for reproducing the captured image at least one functional unit (4.1, 4.2) for performing a vehicle function and at least one control unit (2) for outputting a control signal. The camera system (1) transmits a video signal between the control unit (2) and the image reproduction unit (8) and controls the image capture unit (3) and the functional unit (4.1, 4.2) by a control signal outputted from the control unit (2).

Audio video navigation (avn) head unit, vehicle having the same, and controlling the vehicle having the avn head unit

The present disclosure provides a head unit, a vehicle including the same, and a method for controlling the vehicle having the head unit. The head unit includes: a controller configured to control an in-vehicle device contained in a vehicle by interacting with manipulation of a user device, where the controller is configured to: receive information from the user device; control the in-vehicle device based on the information; and perform a command for operating the in-vehicle device based on signal sensitivity of the information and a predetermined logic..
Kia Motors Corporation

Dynamic difficulty adjustment

Embodiments of systems presented herein may perform automatic granular difficulty adjustment. In some embodiments, the difficulty adjustment is undetectable by a user.
Electronic Arts Inc.

Video gameplay haptics

A video game system records video gameplay by a player interacting with an endpoint, such as a game controller. The recording includes recording a haptic track of haptic effects generated on the endpoint during the gameplay and recording a video track of video generated during the gameplay.
Immersion Corporation

Method for transcribing live board games using video capturing and machine vision

A method for transcribing life board games using video capturing and machine vision is disclosed. A new automatic system removes the need for a human being by using software running on a computing platform.
Logical Innovation Llc

Dart game diddle and handicap alternative

A multiple target electronic dart gaming machine includes multiple targets mounted on opposite sides of a game board of a target assembly that is housed in a cabinet of the gaming machine. A visual display video monitor provides players and observers with game scores and the like.
Arachnid 360, Llc

Apparatus and providing neuromotor feedback to operator of video gaming implement

Neuromotor feedback is provided to a person grasping an automated reality implement that is part of an automated reality system or grasping a video game implement that is part of a video game system. A feedback apparatus attaches to the implement such that the weight a the feedback apparatus is supported entirely by the implement.

Information processing and viewing device

The disclosure herein provides an information processing and viewing device with a sensor mechanism to automatically switch between video and audio only modes of the device. More particularly, when a user attaches the information processing and viewing device to a piece of clothing or hat, the device automatically switches to audio-only mode.
Deca System, Inc.

System and enhancing learning of a motor task

Systems and related methods for enhancing learning of a motor task are described. The system controls delivery of an example or prompt to the subject via one or more of an audio, video, or other output device.
Elwha Llc, A Limited Liability Company Of The State Of Delaware

Hot device indication of video display

A surgical system includes a first detector that includes a first array of pixels configured to detect light reflected by a surgical instrument and generate a first signal comprising a first dataset representative of a visible image of the surgical instrument. The surgical system also includes a second detector, comprising a second array of pixels configured to detect infrared radiation produced by the surgical instrument during a procedure using the surgical instrument and generate a second signal comprising a second dataset representative of an infrared image of the surgical instrument.
Ethicon Endo-surgery, Inc.

Personal monitoring system

A system includes a processor; a cellular, wifi, or bluetooth transceiver coupled to the processor; an accelerometer or a motion sensor coupled to the processor; and a sensor coupled to the processor to sense mood, wherein text, image, sound, or video is rendered in response to the sensed mood.. .
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Airway management and visualization device

A medical visualization platform including a base unit that includes a base unit connection mechanism, a processor, an electrical contact, a communication module, and a power source. A plurality of visualization attachments connect lo the base unit, and each visualization attachment is disposable and includes a visualization connection mechanism arranged to engage the base unit connection mechanism to provide movement of the connected visualization attachment relative to the base unit between a folded position and an engaged position.
The General Hosptial Corporation

Camera head

A video camera head is comprised of at least two rigid printed circuit boards (pcbs) arranged in parallel planes. The at least two pcbs are mechanically supported one above the other by pins made of an electricity conducting material that conduct electrical power from the bottom pcb to electronic components or illumination means mounted on the other pcbs and signals from a solid state sensor chip mounted on one of the other pcbs of the at least two pcbs to the bottom pcb.
Medigus Ltd.

Method and system for broadband near-field communication utilizing full spectrum capture (fsc) supporting screen and application sharing

A wireless communication device (wcd) establishes an ad-hoc communication link with a second wcd within operating range. A replica of at least a portion of a display of the first wcd may be shared with the second wcd utilizing wireless broadband signals that are communicated via the established one or more ad-hoc communication links.
Maxlinear, Inc.

Equalization based on acoustic monitoring

An audio/video (a/v) hub may measure the sound, corresponding to audio content, output by electronic devices. Then, the a/v hub may compare the measured sound to a desired acoustic characteristic at a first location in the environment based on the first location, a second location of the a/v hub, and an acoustic transfer function of the environment in at least a band of frequencies.
Eva Automation, Inc.

Coordination of acoustic sources based on location

An audio/video (a/v) hub that calculates an estimated location is described. In particular, the a/v hub may calculate an estimated location of a listener relative to electronic devices (such as electronic devices that include speakers) in an environment that includes the a/v hub and the electronic devices based on: communication with another electronic device; sound measurements in the environment; and/or time-of-flight measurements.
Eva Automation, Inc.

Aggregation of devices based on acoustic monitoring

An audio/video (a/v) hub that aggregates electronic devices is described. In particular, the a/v hub may measure sound, corresponding to audio content, output by electronic devices (such as electronic devices that include speakers).
Eva Automation, Inc.

Acoustic coordination of audio sources

An audio/video (a/v) hub that coordinates playback of audio content is described. In particular, the a/v hub may calculate current time offsets between clocks in electronic devices (such as electronic devices that include speakers) and a clock in the a/v hub based on measured sound corresponding to one or more acoustic-characterization patterns, one or more times when the electronic devices output the sound and the one or more acoustic-characterization patterns.
Eva Automation, Inc.

Distributed audio mixing

Systems and methods for distributed audio mixing are disclosed, comprising providing one or more predefined constellations, each constellation defining a spatial arrangement of points forming a shape or pattern and receiving positional data indicative of the spatial positions of a plurality of audio sources in a capture space. A correspondence may be identified between a subset of the audio sources and a constellation based on the relative spatial positions of audio sources in the subset.
Nokia Technologies Oy

Collaborative media distribution system and using same

A system for generating aggregated data associated with an event, the system including at least one relay server; at least one communications server; and a processor, the processor configured to generate a first event area associated with a first device based on at least one of the first location and a predetermined event location; generate a second event area associated with a second device based on the second location; determine the first event area and second event area overlap, merge the first event area and the second event area into a combined event area and link the second video data with the first video data; and generate the aggregated data, in response to the linking of the first video data and the second video data, wherein the aggregated data includes the first video data and the second video data. A corresponding method and computer readable medium are also disclosed..
Loki, Llc

Instant clip creation based on media content recognition

Provided is a computer implemented method for preparing a clip of one or more of a video or an audio content, comprising the steps of a) receiving an input from a user indicating a desire by the user to create a clip of the content; b) identifying of the media content and a specific time within the content the user is watching or listening to based on the digital content of the content or a digital signal associated with the content having identification information; c) creating the clip based on the specific time with a start and an end point; and d) delivering the clip (final clip) to the user. The identification can be carried out by an automatic content recognition (acr) program using one or more of pre-processed video and audio in the library as a reference for identification.
Cooler Technologies, Inc.

Data collection device, video generation device, video delivery system, program, and recording medium

A data collection device receives exercise information transmitted from an electronic device that is worn on a player, determines a plurality of states including a first exercise state in which the player is executing a first exercise event and a second exercise state in which the player is executing a second exercise event based on a satellite signal transmitted from a positional information satellite, and generates the exercise information regarding the player including the determined states, and generates first information including information related to objects which are based on the determined states based on the received exercise information.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation

Dynamic adjustment of electronic program guide displays based on viewer preferences for minimizing navigation in vod program selection

Items of video content offered for viewing on a video-on-demand (vod) platform of a digital tv service provider are each assigned a respective title and hierarchical address corresponding to hierarchically-arranged categories and subcategories within which the title for the video content is to be categorized. The title is listed in a location of an electronic program guide (epg) using the same categories and subcategories as its hierarchical address.
Broadband Itv, Inc.

Enhancing live video streams using themed experiences

The present disclosure is directed toward systems and methods for enhancing a live video stream. For example, a communications system improves live video streams for a content producer broadcasting a live video stream as well as other users viewing the live video stream.
Facebook, Inc.

Dynamic adjustment of electronic program guide displays based on viewer preferences for minimizing navigation in vod program selection

Items of video content offered for viewing on a video-on-demand (vod) platform of a digital tv service provider are each assigned a respective title and hierarchical address corresponding to hierarchically-arranged categories and subcategories within which the title for the video content is to be categorized. The title is listed in a location of an electronic program guide (epg) using the same categories and subcategories as its hierarchical address.
Broadband Itv, Inc.

Video studio creating method and service device

Disclosed are a video studio creating method and a service device. The method includes: receiving a live video application-based live video request instruction sent by a client, in which the live video request instruction includes user information; acquiring live channel information associated with the user information; acquiring a live channel configuration parameter set corresponding to the live channel information, and creating a video studio according to the live channel configuration parameter set; and outputting an interactive interface of the video studio to the client..
Guangzhou Huaduo Network Technology Co., Ltd.

Livestream conversation notifications

Implementations disclose livestream conversation notifications. A method includes receiving, via a first user device over a network, a livestream video; presenting, via the first user device to a first user, the livestream video; selecting a second user with whom the livestream video is to be shared, the selecting being based on relevance of content of the livestream video to the second user; and causing a transmission, to a second user device of the second user, of a notification that at least the first user is watching the livestream video..
Google Inc.

Multi-source video navigation

A method of multi-source video navigation, comprising: receiving an image sequence, each image of said sequence comprising a plurality of image parts, the image parts of said plurality comprising image data arising from synchronized images of respective video streams, each video stream arising from a corresponding source, receiving a selection parameter value arising from a user interface, said value corresponding to one at least of said video streams, and instructing the displaying of the at least one image part, from among the image parts of this plurality, corresponding to the value of the selection parameter received.. .
Current Productions

Reception device

The present invention relates to a reception device that can select an optimal component. The reception device includes a first reception unit that receives a video or audio component transmitted on a broadcast wave, a second reception unit that receives a video or audio component distributed via a network, and a control unit that controls the operation of each unit.
Saturn Licensing Llc

Mobile terminal

A mobile terminal includes a display unit configured to display a video and a controller configured to acquire playback state information of the video, to determine whether a video information change condition indicating a condition for changing information related to the video is satisfied based on the acquired playback state information, and to play an edited video according to a playback request if the video information change condition is satisfied.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.

Integral program content distribution

This document describes techniques using, and devices embodying, integral program content distribution. These techniques and devices enable a request for program content to be received from an end-user device.
Google Inc.

Adapting search query processing according to locally detected video content consumption

A process adapts user-initiated search queries. The process executes at a client device with a microphone.
Google Llc

System and trusted presentation of information on untrusted user devices

Disclosed are systems and method for trusted presentation of information on an untrusted user device. An exemplary system includes a secure portable device which can be connected to the untrusted user device and configured to: receive data from the untrusted user device; analyze the received data to identify therein information intented for display to the user via the untrusted user device; generate a video stream containing at least part of the information intended for display to the user; generate and insert into the video stream one or more protection elements that serve to authenticate the information being outputted in the video stream; and transmit the generated video stream to the user device..
Ao Kaspersky Lab

System and mapping affiliated graphs using video fingerprints

Systems and methods for mapping affiliated graphs using video fingerprints are disclosed. Some embodiments include receiving first media corresponding to a first package encoding of a video content; identifying a first set of frames of the first media and generating video fingerprints for the first media; receiving second media corresponding to a second package encoding of the same video content; identifying a second set of frames of the second media and generating video fingerprints for the second media; generating a mapping comprising alignment information of one or more frames of the first set of frames and one or more frames of the second set of frames; and outputting the generated mapping for determining a switch point for switching from the first package encoding to the second package encoding during display of the video content..
Nbcuniversal Media, Llc

Display apparatus and video processing apparatus

While presenting on a display apparatus videos of high picture quality obtained from portable video processing apparatuses such as a camera and a cellular, it is possible to communicate with the internet and/or a home network. A display apparatus includes a first radio communication unit capable of receiving video information by radio from an external video processing apparatus, a second radio communication unit capable of connecting by radio to a network, and a control unit for controlling assignment of connection by radio transmission for each of the first and second radio communication units.
Hitachi Maxell, Ltd.

Media player with integrated wireless video link capability & implementing video tuning and wireless video communication

Novel tools and techniques are provided for implementing media content streaming or playback, and, more particularly, for implementing video tuning and wireless video communication. In various embodiments, a media player, which might include an integrated wireless video link system, might receive an encoded video signal from a media content source(s) (and/or a corresponding database(s).
Centurylink Intellectual Property Llc

Object discovery and exploration in video content

A real-time video exploration (rve) system that allows users to pause, step into, move through, and explore 2d or 3d modeled worlds of scenes in a video. The rve system may allow users to discover, select, explore, and manipulate objects within the modeled worlds used to generate video content.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Providing content responsive to multimedia signals

A method of providing information including providing a communication session of at least one of audio and video media and applying automatic recognition to media transferred on the communication session. An advertisement is selected by a processor, based on the automatic recognition and non-advertisement information is selected by the processor, responsive to the automatic recognition.

System and obtaining video streams

A system, computer-readable storage medium storing at least one program, and a computer-implemented method for obtaining video streams is presented. A device-agnostic request to obtain a video stream is received from an application executing on a client device, the device-agnostic request including a universal resource identifier (uri) for the video stream, the uri including a type of the video stream and at least one of a name of the video stream and device-specific parameters for the video stream.
Google Llc

Video analysis method and system

The present invention relates to a video analysis method, including: receiving a plurality of chunks of a video streamed from a server; extracting one or more frames from each chunk; analysing each frame in accordance with a static image analysis engine to generate a pornographic content rating for the frame; and combining the ratings of the frames from the plurality of chunks to generate a pornographic content rating for the video. A system and software for analysing video also described..
Image Analyser Ltd.

System and transmitting video data from a server to a client

The invention relates to a system for transmitting video data from a server to a client. The system has a first coding unit, which is designed to transmit video data of a first quality from the server to the client in the form of a livestream, and a second coding unit, which is designed to store the video data in a second quality in a storage unit (13) and to transmit the coded video data in the second quality from the storage unit (13) to the client (2) in response to a request signal from the client (2), wherein the second quality is greater than the first quality.
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

Devices for presenting video program segments in accordance with definition documents

Devices, computer-readable media, and methods for presenting segments of at least one video program in accordance with a definition document are disclosed. For example, a processor may load a definition document for at least one video program.
The Directv Group, Inc.

Wireless coordination of audio sources

An audio/video (a/v) hub that coordinates playback of audio content is described. In particular, the a/v hub may calculate current time offsets between clocks in electronic devices and a clock in the a/v hub based on differences between transmit times of frames from the electronic devices and receive times when the frames were received.
Eva Automation, Inc.

Coding concept allowing parallel processing, transport demultiplexer and video bitstream

A raw byte sequence payload describing a picture in slices, wpp substreams or tiles and coded using context-adaptive binary arithmetic coding is subdivided into tranches with continuing the context-adaptive binary arithmetic coding probability adaptation across tranche boundaries. Thereby, tranche boundaries additionally introduced within slices, wpp substreams or tiles do not lead to a reduction in the entropy coding efficiency of these entities.
Ge Video Compression, Llc

Coding concept allowing parallel processing, transport demultiplexer and video bitstream

A raw byte sequence payload describing a picture in slices, wpp substreams or tiles and coded using context-adaptive binary arithmetic coding is subdivided into tranches with continuing the context-adaptive binary arithmetic coding probability adaptation across tranche boundaries. Thereby, tranche boundaries additionally introduced within slices, wpp substreams or tiles do not lead to a reduction in the entropy coding efficiency of these entities.
Ge Video Compression, Llc

Method and encoding and decoding video signal using adaptive sampling

Disclosed herein is a method of encoding and decoding a video signal using adaptive sampling. The method may include determining an adaptive sampling rate based on information about the properties of a decoded picture and performing interpolation filtering using samples to which the adaptive sampling rate has been applied.
Lg Electronics, Inc.

Multiple sign bit hiding within a transform unit

Methods of encoding and decoding for video data are described for encoding or decoding coefficients for a transform unit. In particular, the sign bits for the non-zero coefficients are encoded using sign bit hiding.
Blackberry Limited

Method and an apparatus and a computer program product for video encoding and decoding

The invention relates to a method comprising receiving stereoscopic visual data comprising at least one left view image and at least one right view image. An area of interest is determined at the stereoscopic visual data.
Nokia Technologies Oy

Synchronizing video signals using cached key frames

A technique for synchronizing video receivers with a video stream already in progress includes caching a key frame in a transport protocol component of a video communication system and providing the key frame on demand to any receiver attempting to join the stream and/or to rejoin the stream after an error, such as a dropped packet. Once a receiver obtains the key frame, the receiver requests that the source of the video stream issue a new sync-point frame, where the sync-point frame depends on the key frame but on no other frame for its content.
Getgo, Inc.

Watermark recovery using audio and video watermarking

The disclosed embodiments relate to automatic content recognition and recovery of metadata associated with multimedia content. Embodiments include the use of audio watermarks, video watermarks or both to recover metadata.
Verance Corporation

Video-encoding method, video-decoding method, and apparatus implementing same

The present invention relates to an inter-layer prediction method and to an apparatus implementing the method. The method may comprise the steps of generating a first block constituted by the value obtained by up-sampling the reconstruction value of a reference block of a reference layer corresponding to the current block; generating a second block constituted by a prediction value derived from intra-prediction mode of the current block; and generating a prediction block of the current block by combining sample values of the first block and the second block.
Lg Electronics Inc.

Signaling scalability information in a parameter set

A system for decoding a video bitstream includes receiving a frame of the video that includes at least one slice and at least one tile and where each of the at least one slice and the at least one tile are not all aligned with one another.. .
Dolby International Ab

Macro cell display compression multi-head raster gpu

A macro cell video compression system and related method, the system including a first raster device and a second raster device that is cross-linked to the first raster device to move macro cells between the linked first and second raster devices, each of the first and second raster devices comprising a video raster circuit having a raster phase locking circuit to perform frame locking and pixel locking between the first and second raster devices and to generate macro cells by one of the first and second raster devices, each of the first and second raster devices has two or more raster heads that generate the macro cells by pixel clock stalling.. .
Mimax, Inc.

Method and arrangement for transcoding a video bitstream

An example method includes receiving a video bitstream with a high fidelity input format and side information related to the video bitstream. The side information includes a video bitstream representing the original video source with a low fidelity input format, coding parameters optimized based on knowledge of the original video source, transform coefficients, indicative of a residual between the original video source and a decoded version of the high fidelity format.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

Image encoding and decoding methods, image processing device, and computer storage medium

Disclosed are an image encoding and decoding method, image processing device, and computer storage medium, comprising: when using one of a palette and a pixel-string encoding replication means to replicate the encoding of a currently encoded block, generating a new palette color according to the pixels of said currently encoded block; according to said new palette color and/or palette color candidate set shared by the palette and the pixel-string encoding replication means, generating the palette of said current encoded block; using said palette to replicate the encoding of the palette and the pixel string, and generate a video code stream comprising the replication means and replication parameters. The video code stream is parsed, and at least one of the following information is obtained: the replication means, replication parameters, and new palette color of the palette and pixel-string decoding replication; according to said new palette color and/or palette color candidate set shared by the palette and the pixel-string decoding replication means, generating a palette; using said palette to replicate the decoding of the palette and the pixel string..
Zte Corporation

Device-consistent techniques for predicting absolute perceptual video quality

In various embodiments, a perceptual quality application determines an absolute quality score for encoded video content viewed on a target viewing device. In operation, the perceptual quality application determines a baseline absolute quality score for the encoded video content viewed on a baseline viewing device.
Netflix, Inc.

Source-consistent techniques for predicting absolute perceptual video quality

In various embodiments, a perceptual quality application computes an absolute quality score for encoded video content. In operation, the perceptual quality application selects a model based on the spatial resolution of the video content from which the encoded video content is derived.
Netflix, Inc.

Method and device for processing video signal by using graph-based transform

The present invention provides a method for decoding a video signal using a graph-based transform including receiving, from the video signal, a transform index for a target block; deriving a graph-based transform kernel corresponding to the transform index, and the graph-based transform kernel is determined based on boundary information, which represents a property of a signal for a block boundary; and decoding the target block based on the graph-based transform kernel.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.

Adaptive multi-symbol arithmetic coding

Techniques are presented herein for coding non-binary syntax elements in video coding, including coefficients, by using a symbol-adaptive multi-symbol arithmetic code. These techniques achieve coding gain, reduce or eliminate the deficit of error-resilient versus non-error resilient coding, eliminate the compressed header and reduce the symbol throughput in entropy coding..
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Quantization control for variable bit depth

The quantization parameter qp is well-known in digital video compression as an indication of picture quality. Digital symbols representing a moving image are quantized with a quantizing step that is a function qsn of the quantization parameter qp, which function qsn has been normalized to the most significant bit of the bit depth of the digital symbols.
Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation

Systems and methods for optimizing video coding based on a luminance transfer function or video color component values

A video coding device may be configured to receive receiving video data generated based on a range mapping error. A range mapping error may result from a luminance transfer function corresponding to high dynamic range (hdr) video data being using to transform video data that is not hdr.
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

Method and an apparatus and a computer program product for video encoding and decoding

The invention relates to a method and technical equipment, wherein the method comprises obtaining a picture sequence; selecting a first spatial region and a second spatial region within a picture area of pictures of the picture sequence, the second spatial region differing from the first spatial region; obtaining a first spatial region sequence, the first spatial region sequence comprising the first spatial region of the pictures of the picture sequence; obtaining a second spatial region sequence, the second spatial region sequence comprising the second spatial region of the pictures of the picture sequence; transmitting the first spatial region sequence at a first picture rate; and transmitting the second spatial region sequence at a second picture rate, the first picture rate being different from the second picture rate.. .
Nokia Technologies Oy

Method and inter prediction on basis of virtual reference picture in video coding system

An inter prediction method according to the present invention, which is performed by a decoding apparatus, comprises the steps of: configuring a reference picture set for a current picture; generating a virtual reference picture corresponding to an original reference picture in the reference picture set; deriving a motion vector for a current block in the current picture; and generating a prediction sample for the current block on the basis of the motion vector and the virtual reference picture. According to the present invention, the performance of inter prediction can be enhanced on the basis of a virtual reference picture having higher correlation with a current picture, and accordingly the amount of data allocated to a residual signal can be reduced and the overall coding efficiency can be improved..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Apparatus and adjusting stereoscopic image parallax and stereo camera

The present invention provides a method and apparatus for adjusting stereoscopic image parallax and a stereo camera. The parallax adjusting method includes obtaining a depth range of a current scene.
Shenzhen Mercury Optoelectronics Research Institute

Surveillance apparatus and a surveillance indicating the detection of motion

A surveillance apparatus for indicating the detection of motion is provided that can perform a surveillance method. A motion detection unit is configured to detect motion of an object in the field of view of a camera.
Canon Europa N.v.

Video monitoring method and system based on smart home

Provided are a video monitoring method and system based on smart home. In the method and the system, a triggering condition of image capturing is preset and stored, wherein the triggering condition is appearance of a specific person in an image and specific performance of the specific person; whether a current image meets the triggering condition or not is detected in real time; when a detecting result is that the current image meets the triggering condition, the current image is captured, the captured image is classified according to different specific performance of the specific person, and the classified image is stored in a timeline form; and an access right and a sending right are set for the classified image stored in the timeline form..
Hangzhou Ezviz Network Co., Ltd.

Networked camera

Several networked cameras may communicate with and control each other to increase the security of a location. If one camera detects a person entering the premises, it may send a notification to one or more other cameras to tilt and pan to observe the person as well.

Panoramic image placement to minimize full image interference

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.

Dynamic video image management

Disclosed aspects relate to dynamic video image management. A set of dynamic image quality factors may be collected with respect to a dynamic video image.
International Business Machines Corporation

Dynamic video image management

Disclosed aspects relate to dynamic video image management. A set of dynamic image quality factors may be collected with respect to a dynamic video image.
International Business Machines Corporation

Multimodal spatial registration of devices for congruent multimedia communications

Systems and methods are described for determining orientation of an external audio device in a video conference, which may be used to provide congruent multimodal representation for a video conference. A camera of a video conferencing system may be used to detect a potential location of an external audio device within a room in which the video conferencing system is providing a video conference.
Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation

Dynamic video image management

Disclosed aspects relate to dynamic video image management. A set of dynamic image quality factors may be collected with respect to a dynamic video image.
International Business Machines Corporation

Method and coviewing video

A method, apparatus, and system to provide the ability for a user to make audio and/or audio-video phone calls simultaneously while watching (co-viewing) provider video content in remote locations. A control system is provided to set up call, direct provider video content, and provide for the phone calls and video content to be delivered and then synchronized.
Nettalk.com, Inc.

Display of video subtitles

Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer program products, for presenting subtitles. A video is played on a display of a device.
Apple Inc

Passive optical electronic camera viewfinder apparatus

A digital camera includes an optical assembly and image sensor for capturing still and/or video images and displaying the images on a rear display screen. The camera includes a magnifying viewfinder that is coupled to the housing and is movable between a stowed position out of the way of the display screen and an active position for viewing a subset of display screen pixels with magnification..
Mperpetuo, Inc.

Method, device and computer readable medium for communiation using smart video cameras

The present disclosure provides a method, device and computer readable storage medium for communication based on smart video cameras in the field of communication technology. The method comprises: receiving a communication request from a first smart video camera, wherein the communication request carries a device identification of the first smart video camera; determining the device identification of a second smart video camera bound with the first smart video camera, based on the device identification of the first smart video camera; establishing a communication between the first smart video camera and the second smart video camera based on the device identification of the second smart video camera.
Beijing Xiaomi Mobile Software Co., Ltd.

Adaptive video streaming over preference-aware multipath

A processor performing functions of a video client may measure an occupancy of a video buffer, select a video chunk having a first video encoding bitrate based upon the occupancy, and provide a deadline for a delivery of the video chunk to a multipath transport layer module. The processor may further activate a deadline aware scheduler of the module when the occupancy exceeds a first threshold and when the deadline aware scheduler was previously disabled, and deactivate the deadline aware scheduler when the occupancy falls below a second threshold and when the deadline aware scheduler was previously enabled.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

Client-side ack regulation based adaptive streaming method and apparatus

Provided is a client-side ack regulation based adaptive streaming method including changing a goal download time (gdt) of a video segment and regulating an app buffer level, regulating reading of a receive socket on the basis of a leaky bucket and determining the number of tokens using the changed gdt, and controlling a size of a receive socket buffer on the basis of the determined number of tokens.. .
Industrial Cooperation Foundation Chonbuk National University

Network proxy for energy efficient video streaming on mobile devices

Examples of systems and methods for network proxy server for energy efficient video streaming on mobile devices are generally described herein. A proxy server to deliver video content may include a communication module to intercept a request for video content from a mobile device, the request for video content intended for a content server and forward a modified request for the video content to the content server.
Intel Corporation

System and third party monitoring of voice and video calls

A system is described herein that facilitates the monitoring of inmate communications. The system provides a remotely-accessible means for a reviewer to monitor a call between an inmate and another person.
Global Tel*link Corporation

Attack protection for webrtc providers

Webrtc is vulnerable to malicious javascript, injected by cross-site scripting attacks or compromised or malicious script providers. Through these attacks, attackers can access a webrtc connection and leak or monitor the audio and video data transmitted.
Sap Se

Methods, systems, and media for generating a notification in connection with a video content item

Methods, systems, and media for generating a notification in connection with a video content item are provided. In some embodiments, the method comprises: causing a video content item and a message interface to be presented on a plurality of user devices, wherein the video content item is created by a content creator; receiving, from at least a portion of the plurality of user devices, a plurality of messages via the message interface; identifying at least one topic included in a portion of the plurality of messages within a given period of time; causing a notification that indicates the at least one topic to be superimposed on the presentation of the video content item on the plurality of user devices; determining that the at least one topic is no longer included in more than a predetermined number of the plurality of messages; and causing presentation of the notification to be inhibited on the plurality of user devices..
Google Inc.

Encryption and decryption of visible codes for real time augmented reality views

A method of decrypting an encrypted message. The method comprises storing a wearer decryption code in a memory of a wearable mobile device having a head-worn augmented display which generates an augmented reality view for a wearer of the wearable mobile device, capturing using the wearable mobile device a video sequence including at least one frame imaging a visible code using an image sensor of the wearable mobile device, processing the video sequence to identify the visible code, decrypting the visible code using the wearer decryption code to create an decrypted content, and presenting the decrypted content on top of at least some of the visible code in the augmented reality view..

Calibration device, method and program for achieving synchronization between audio and video data when using bluetooth audio devices

An electronic apparatus, method, and algorithm achieve synchronization between video data executed on a video sink device and audio data executed on one or more bluetooth audio sink devices. The electronic apparatus, method, and algorithm obtain calibration information for the one or more bluetooth devices, determine a delay for outputting the video and audio data to the video sink device using the calibration information, control the bluetooth transceiver to output the audio data to the one or more bluetooth devices, and control the output circuit to output the video and audio data to the video sink device in accordance with the determined delay..
Arris Enterprises Llc

System and methods for authoring and rendering thermal output during video playback on computer displays with thermal output capability

Example implementations are directed to a system to generate keyframes describing the temperature output state of thermal output devices during the synchronous playback of video material. This additional haptic output channel augments the existing audio and video channels.
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

Apparatus and methods for embedding metadata into video stream

Apparatus and methods for combining metadata with video into a video stream using a 32-bit aligned payload, that is computer storage efficient and human discernable. The metadata is stored in a track in a self-describing structure.
Gopro, Inc.

Environmental characterization based on a change condition

An audio/video (a/v) hub that selectively determines one or more acoustic characteristics of an environment that includes the a/v hub is described. In particular, the a/v hub may detect, using wireless communication, an electronic device (such as a speaker) in the environment.
Eva Automation, Inc.

Omnidirectional flying visual apparatus

An omnidirectional flying apparatus for displaying video content and static signage to grab attention, interact with people, and convey messages. A flight system including an unmanned aerial vehicle having a plurality of individually rotatable propellers configured to provide thrust and enable the apparatus to fly is mounted on a structural assembly.

Automated object and activity tracking in a live video feed

An apparatus is provided for automated object and activity tracking in a live video feed. The apparatus receives and processes a live video feed to identify a plurality of objects and activities therein.
The Boeing Company

Audio/video recording and communication devices with multiple cameras

Audio/video (a/v) recording and communication devices with multiple cameras in accordance with various embodiments of the present disclosure are provided. In one embodiment, an a/v recording and communication device is provided, the device comprising a first camera having a first resolution; a second camera having a second resolution, wherein the second resolution is higher than the first resolution; a communication module; and a processing module operatively connected to the first camera, the second camera, and the communication module, the processing module comprising: a processor; and a camera application, wherein the camera application configures the processor to: maintain the first camera in a powered-on state; maintain the second camera in a low-power or powered-off state; and determine when to power up the second camera based on an output signal from the first camera..
Ring Inc.

Automatic haptic generation based on visual odometry

Examples of devices, systems, and methods to automatically generate haptics based on visual odometry are disclosed. In one example, a video having a plurality of frames is received and an optical flow estimate between a first frame from the plurality of frames and a second frame from the plurality of frames is created.
Immersion Corporation

Video slot machine, server system, and computer system

A video slot machine starts spinning display of video reels upon detecting a spin operation, and performs a lottery to determine a special position in symbol stop positions in a reel display area. A character appears behind the video reel in such a manner that a displayed range of the character includes the symbol stop position determined to be the special position.
Bandai Namco Entertainment Inc.

Method and generating and encoding projection-based frame with 360-degree content represented by rectangular projection faces packed in viewport-based cube projection layout

A video processing method includes: receiving an omnidirectional image/video content corresponding to a viewing sphere, generating a sequence of projection-based frames according to the omnidirectional image/video content and a viewport-based cube projection layout, and encoding the sequence of projection-based frames to generate a bitstream. Each projection-based frame has a 360-degree image/video content represented by rectangular projection faces packed in the viewport-based cube projection layout.
Mediatek Inc.

Live augmented reality using tracking

Various embodiments of the present invention relate generally to systems and methods for analyzing and manipulating images and video. According to particular embodiments, the spatial relationship between multiple images and video is analyzed together with location information data, for purposes of creating a representation referred to herein as a surround view for presentation on a device.
Fyusion, Inc.

Real-time exploration of video content

A real-time video exploration (rve) system that allows users to pause, step into, and explore 2d or 3d modeled worlds of scenes in a video. The system may leverage network-based computation resources to render and stream new video content from the models to clients with low latency.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Tampering detection for digital images

A computing system for tampering detection for digital images is disclosed. The computing system uses a lti filter to filter time series data representing images in one or both of two videos and/or a still image of a live photo captured by a camera.
International Business Machines Corporation

Live augmented reality guides

Various embodiments of the present invention relate generally to systems and methods for analyzing and manipulating images and video. According to particular embodiments, the spatial relationship between multiple images and video is analyzed together with location information data, for purposes of creating a representation referred to herein as a surround view for presentation on a device.
Fyusion, Inc.

Advanced lensless light-field imaging enabling a wide range of entirely new applications

Continuing a sequence of lensless light-field imaging camera patents beginning 1999, the present invention adds light-use efficiency, predictive-model design, distance-parameterized interpolation, computational efficiency, arbitrary shaped surface-of-focus, angular diversity/redundancy, distributed image sensing, plasmon surface propagation, and other fundamentally enabling features. Embodiments can be fabricated entirely by printing, transparent/semi-transparent, layered, of arbitrary size/curvature, flexible/bendable, emit light, focus and self-illuminate at zero-separation distance between (planar or curved) sensing and observed surfaces, robust against damage/occulation, implement color sensing without use of filters or diffraction, overlay on provided surfaces, provided color and enhanced multi-wavelength color sensing, wavelength-selective imaging of near-infrared/near-ultraviolet, and comprise many other fundamentally enabling features.

Filtering and edge encoding and decoding for depth maps

Several implementations relate, for example, to depth encoding and/or filtering for 3d video (3dv) coding formats. A sparse dyadic mode (308) for partitioning macroblocks (mbs) along edges in a depth map is provided as well as techniques for trilateral (or bilateral) filtering of depth maps that may include adaptive selection between filters sensitive to changes in video intensity and/or changes in depth.
Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation

Radio frequency event response marketing system

An interactive marketing system includes devices and methods that provide customers with real-time product information and supplemental specification materials, usage information, comparison information, and other product and service resources related to a product. A potential customer accesses an rfid-tagged item, and a reader detects the item and triggers video and audio displays with information regarding the identified product.
Celeritas Group, Llc

Online education platform including facilitated learning

In one general aspect, a computer-implemented method for providing facilitated learning for an online course can include enrolling, by a course application executing on a computing system, a learner in the online course, scheduling, by a facilitated learning module associated with the course application and at a first time, at least one live video conference for the online course, scheduling, by the facilitated learning module and at a second time, at least one live forum discussion for the online course, initiating, by the facilitated learning module, the at least one live video conference based on determining that a current time is the first time, and initiating, by the facilitated learning module, the at least one live forum discussion based on determining that a current time is the second time, the at least one live video conference and the at least one live forum discussion allowing participation of the learner.. .
Coursera, Inc.

Indexing, tagging and video interviewing platform with interviewer's network

The present invention relates to an indexing, tagging and video interviewing platform for online interaction of at least two people by matching their interests. The system includes a plurality of engines such as a primary assessment engine, a matching engine, a scheduling engine and a video interviewing engine.

Scalable deep learning video analytics

In one embodiment, a method includes receiving training data, the training data including training video data representing video of a location in a quiescent state, training a neural network using the training data to obtain a plurality of metrics, receiving current data, the current data including current video data representing video of the location at a current time period, generating a reconstruction error based on the plurality of metrics and the current video data in the embedded space, and generating, in response to determining that the reconstruction error is greater than a threshold, a notification indicative of the location being in a non-quiescent state.. .
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Systems and methods for object tracking

Disclosed are methods for object tracking. In an example, the method comprises: determining a region of interest (roi) in a first frame of a video sequences; feeding the determined roi forward through a first cnn (convolutional network) to obtain a plurality of first feature maps in a higher layer of the cnn and a plurality of second feature maps in a lower layer of the first cnn; selecting a plurality of feature maps from the first and second feature maps, respectively; predicting, based on the selected first and second feature maps, two target heat maps indicating a target location for said objects in the current frame, respectively; and estimating, based on the two predicated target heat maps, a final target location for the object in the current frame..
Beijing Sensetime Technology Development Co., Ltd

System, method, and detection of damages on surfaces

A portable computing device equipped with at least one image capture device and/or a light source captures an image (or a video) of a portion of a surface of interest having the damage that is exposed to a light from the light source. The portable computing device converts the image to an output image that highlights the damage.
Jack Cooper Logistics, Llc

Video conferencing system and related methods

A computer implemented method includes extracting one or more portions from a first video stream of a first physical environment; transmitting captured video data via a first communication link to one or more electronic display devices disposed within a second physical environment, wherein the captured video data includes the one or more extracted portions and the captured video data includes a preview portion that includes a first portion of a frame of the first video stream; and transmitting a second video stream of a second field of view of the first physical environment to at least one of the one or more electronic display devices disposed within the second physical environment via a second communication link, wherein the second video stream is generated in response to a selection of the preview portion of the captured video data made by a user located in the second physical environment.. .
Logitech Europe S.a.

Unified face representation for individual recognition in surveillance videos and vehicle logo super-resolution system

A method is disclosed of recognizing a logo of a vehicle. The method including obtaining a limited number of high resolution logos; populating a training dataset for each of the limited number of high resolution logos using gamma transformations; obtaining a low resolution image of a vehicle; and matching the low resolution image of the vehicle with the training dataset..
The Regents Of The University Of California

Schedule-based coordination of audio sources

An audio/video (a/v) hub that coordinates playback of audio content is described. In particular, the a/v hub may calculate current time offsets between clocks in electronic devices and a clock in the a/v hub based on differences between receive times when frames are received from electronic devices and expected transmit times of the frames.
Eva Automation, Inc.

Alternate video summarization

A method and system for improving video summary visualization is provided. The method includes detecting via a touch screen display of a hardware device, user contact with a specified portion of a progress bar of a video file being presented via the touch screen display.
International Business Machines Corporation

Simplified sharing of content among computing devices

In one general aspect, a method can include displaying, on a display device included in a computing device, content in an application executing on the computing device, and determining that the computing device is proximate to a videoconferencing system. The method can further include displaying, in a user interface on the display device, at least one identifier associated with a videoconference, receiving a selection of the at least one identifier, and initiating the videoconference on the videoconferencing system in response to receiving the selection of the at least one identifier.
Google Llc

Methods and systems for editing content of a personalized video

An exemplary method to edit a personalized video includes: displaying, in a first portion of the display, a first image slide of a scene in a personalized video, wherein the first image slide includes a first image and the scene includes one or more image slides showing one or more respective images. The method further includes displaying, in a second portion of the display, a plurality of suggested images selectable for inclusion in the scene.
Facebook, Inc.

Customized user-controlled media overlays

Among other things, embodiments of the present disclosure improve the functionality of electronic messaging and imaging software and systems by enabling users to generate customized media overlays that can he shared with other users. For example, media overlays can be generated by the system and displayed in conjunction with media content (e.g., images and/or video) generated by an image-capturing device (e.g., a digital camera).
Snap Inc.

Projection-type video display device

In a projection-type video display device that displays an image by projecting the image onto a projection object starting from a desk surface, a display screen on which a position and a gesture operation of a user are reflected is displayed in a predetermined area. An illumination and a camera are disposed in the projection-type video display device installed on the desk surface, a gesture using user's fingers is detected, and, for example, a menu screen and an operation guide are displayed according to the gesture.
Hitachi Maxell, Ltd.

Automatic haptic generation based on color features and motion analysis

Examples of devices, systems, and methods to automatically generate haptics based on visual color features and motion analysis are disclosed. In one example, a video having a plurality of frames is received and masked frames for the video are generated by applying a color mask to the plurality of frames.
Immersion Corporation

Integrated intelligent head-mounted device

The present invention provides an integrated intelligent head-mounted device comprising a frame mounted on a helmet in a detachable manner, on which a control circuit, a safety detection sensor, a loudspeaker, a microphone and a power supply are disposed or mounted. The integrated intelligent head-mounted device further comprises a health detection sensor disposed inside the helmet.
Beeinventor Limited

Portable human-machine interface device

Systems, methods, and software to facilitate management of industrial operations are disclosed herein. In at least one implementation, a portable hmi device is connected to a display system via a video interface, wherein the video interface provides interchangeability between a plurality of different display systems.
Rockwell Automation Technologies, Inc.

Diagnostic camera inspection of an enclosed tube system

The present disclosure relates in general to a diagnostic device for inspection of an enclosed tube system, and more particular, to obtain images or video of the interior of the enclosed tube system while the diagnostic device is attached to a moveable member and traveling through the enclosed tube system. A diagnostic apparatus including camera housing configured to include a camera assembly, battery housing configured to hold a battery assembly, and a main housing configured to be detachably secured to a moveable member, wherein the camera housing and battery assembly are secured to the main housing, and wherein the main housing includes at least one light..
Canon U.s.a., Inc.

Image projection device

An image projection device is disclosed having a body defining an aperture that includes a slide frame receiving slot that is transverse to the aperture and a magnifying lens positioned in alignment with the aperture at the front of the body. The image projection device can be attached to a mobile device and uses the camera flash of the mobile device to provide the light source to illuminate a slide transparency.
Moonlite World Inc.

Viewport-aware quality metric for 360-degree video

Techniques and systems are provided for processing 360-degree video data. For example, 360-degree video data can be obtained that includes a representation including spherical video data mapped to faces of a geometry.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Control device, control method, and program

Embodiments provide a suitable viewing environment, in accordance with whether a head-mounted display is mounted or detached. A control device includes a state identification unit configured to identify whether a head-mounted display is mounted or detached, and an output control unit configured to control, in accordance with the mounting or the detachment, at least one of sound output and video output from a display device provided separately from the head-mounted display..
Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.

Dual lense lidar and video recording assembly

A system and method for determining the speed of a vehicle via laser measurement includes a digital camera to capture a still or moving image of the vehicle. The light captured by the camera is captured simultaneously and collinearly with the reflected laser to insure that the vehicle imaged is traveling at the calculated speed..
Digital Ally, Inc.

Safety and clean vehicle monitoring system

Certain embodiments use image-based technologies (e.g., digital cameras, light detection and ranging (lidar) systems, etc.) to monitor a driver-side floor space in a vehicle cabin and warn the driver when a foreign object is blocking or may potentially block a vehicle control (e.g., brake pedal). A foreign object can include a bottle, can, electronic device, keys, books, or the like.
Faraday&future Inc.

Arrangement to prevent erroneous image orientation for rear view camera

A method of operating a rear video camera includes a non-volatile memory for storing information and a video imager configured to load information from the non-volatile memory and to obtain video signals with video images from a field of view rearward of a vehicle. The video imager is configured to output an enable signal at a pin of the video imager when the information is loaded onto the video imager from the non-volatile memory and to output video signals.
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Methods and systems for controlling vehicle body motion and occupant experience

In one embodiment, one or more suspension systems of a vehicle may be used to mitigate motion sickness by limiting motion in one or more frequency ranges. In another embodiment, an active suspension may be integrated with an autonomous vehicle architecture.
Clearmotion, Inc.

Electric shaver with imaging capability

System and method for improving the shaving experience by providing improved visibility of the skin shaving area. A digital camera is integrated with the electric shaver for close image capturing of shaving area, and displaying it on a display unit.
May Patents Ltd.

Systems and methods for creating, broadcasting, and viewing 3d content

A method is disclosed for allowing a custom version of video session to be created for presentation on at least one viewer device. Game metadata generated from a live or recorded video feed is received.
Unity Ipr Aps

Video game processing program, video game processing system and video game processing method

A video game processing program product causes a user terminal to realize functions to control progress of a video game in response to an operation of a user. The functions include: an updating function configured to update a position of a character on a virtual space on the basis of a moving operation by a user; a first displaying function configured to display a normal screen corresponding to the user on the basis of an update result; a second displaying function configured to display a photographing screen, on which an object other than a user character carries out a photographing action when the photographing operation is carried out, on the basis of a photographing operation; and a storing function configured to store at least a part of the photographing screen in a predetermined storage region on the basis of a storing operation..
Kabushiki Kaisha Square Enix (also Trading As Square Enix Co., Ltd.)

Play of the game

In an approach, a game server records events that occur within a match of a video game played using a plurality of game clients. After the match has concluded, the game server scores the events according to a plurality of criteria corresponding a plurality of play of the game categories.
Blizzard Entertainment, Inc.

Method and system for estimating a deflated lung shape for video assisted thoracic surgery in augmented and mixed reality

The present teaching relates to surgical procedure assistance. In one example, a first volume of air inside a lung is obtained based on a first image of the lung captured prior to a surgical procedure.
Edda Technology, Inc.

Computer-aided tracking and motion analysis with ultrasound for measuring joint kinematics

Disclosed are various embodiments for computer-aided tracking and motion analysis with ultrasound. A computing device is employed to access an ultrasound video generated by at least one ultrasonic imaging device and/or at least one motion sensing camera.
Oxford University Innovation Limited

System and assessing perfusion in an anatomical structure

A system is provided for measuring and assessing hemodynamics in an anatomical structure of a subject, along with a method for image processing hemodynamics in at least a part of an anatomical structure in video images acquired from a subject. The system and method relates to measuring and assessing hemodynamics in, around and near the surface, in particular the gastrointestinal wall, of the gastrointestinal tract of a subject.
Perfusion Tech Ivs

Endoscopy based medical devices, methods, and innovations

Disclosed are a system, a device, and a method of a lubricant applicator device to be used with an insertion tube of an endoscope. In one embodiment, a video system center having a processor and a memory; a monitor coupled with the video system center; a light source coupled with the video system center; an endoscope coupled the video system center having a control section; an insertion tube having a camera at a distal end of the insertion tube that permits viewing of an area of an internal structure that is directly in front of the camera; and a mirror to be mechanically extendable at a distance from the camera and reflected backward, so that the camera permits viewing of an area behind the camera through a reflection of an image produced by the mirror when an operator of the endoscope utilizes the control section of the endoscope..

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Camlin Italy S.r.l.

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Garage door opener system having an intelligent automated assistant and controlling the same

A garage door opener system includes a garage door opener having a motor for moving a garage door and a controller coupled to a wireless communication interface, a user communication interface including a microphone, and a garage door opener accessory. The controller controls the garage door opener motor to move the garage door, detects a command from a user via the microphone, and generates a responsive control action to control the garage door opener accessory.
Tti (macao Commercial Offshore) Limited

Methods and system for custom application development

An application platform of mobile video-messaging provides a standardized and automated process for building customized applications on independent deployed platforms across various industry verticals including sport, entertainment, tourism, health, safety, education, business, and politics. The branding application platform may be used to create a plurality of different types of applications of different categories, based on needs and wants defined by an operating entity..

Generation device

New description information that can be used for the playback and management of video data is generated. A photographing device (1) is provided with: a target information acquisition unit (17) that acquires position information indicating the position of a predetermined object within a video; and a resource information generation unit (18) that generates resource information including the position information, as description information relating to data of the video..
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

Real-time cloud-based video watermarking systems and methods

A video generation system is configured to provide streaming video as a cloud processed service to viewers over a computing network. In response to a request from a viewer, a video source is configured to provide video and an identifier source is configured to provide an identifier for inclusion in the video.
Sony Interactive Entertainment America Llc

Methods, systems, and media for enhancing two-dimensional video content items with spherical video content

Methods, systems, and media for enhancing two-dimensional video content items with spherical video content are provided. In some embodiments, the method comprises: receiving an indication of a two-dimensional video content item to be presented on a user device; determining image information associated with one or more image frames of the two-dimensional video content item; identifying spherical video content based on the image information associated with the one or more image frames of the two-dimensional video content item, wherein the spherical video content is related to the determined image information and wherein the spherical video content includes a plurality of views; identifying a position corresponding to a first view of the plurality of views within the related spherical video content at which to insert the two-dimensional video content item; and generating a spherical video content item by inserting the two-dimensional video content item within the related spherical video content at the identified position corresponding to the first view for presentation on the user device, wherein, in response to receiving a user input from the user device to change a viewpoint of the spherical video content item, the related spherical video content within the spherical video content item is modified to a second view of the plurality of views while the two-dimensional content item within the spherical video content item is continued to be presented at the identified position..
Google Inc.

Multimedia broadcast system

Management of multimedia communications is provided. A method can include identifying, by a device comprising a processor, an available media communication, wherein the available media communication comprises an audio stream and a video stream that is distinct from the audio stream, receiving, by the device, the audio stream of the available media communication, resulting in a received media stream, altering, by the device, the received media stream, resulting in an altered media stream, and facilitating, by the device, a rendering of the altered media stream..
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

System and caption modification

A device is provided for use with a viewing device that operable to display a video. The device includes: an image receiver to receive image data; a closed caption receiver to receive closed caption data; an image decoder to decode the image data into image display data; a closed caption decoder to decode the closed caption data into closed caption display data; a packaging component to generate a first content package based on the image display data and the closed caption display data; an output port to output the first content package to the viewing device to display a first video image over a first period of time; an instruction receiver to receive a closed caption modification instruction and to output an image modification signal based on the closed caption modification instruction; and a closed caption modifying component to generate modified closed caption display data..
Arris Enterprises Llc

Search for content data in content

Video and audio content is searchable using a text search. A search component can analyze respective items of content to identify words spoken in the items of content, and generate respective transcripts of the respective words of the items of content based on the analysis.
The Directv Group, Inc.

Video-on-demand content delivery system for providing video-on-demand services to tv services subscribers

A video-on-demand (vod) content delivery system has a vod application server which manages a database of templates for presentation of video content elements of different selected types categorized in hierarchical order. A web-based content management system receives content uploaded online in file formats with metadata for title and topical area, and automatically converts it into video data format compatible with the vod content delivery system indexed by title and topical area.
Broadband Itv, Inc.

Dynamic adjustment of electronic program guide displays based on viewer preferences for minimizing navigation in vod program selection

Items of video content offered for viewing on a video-on-demand (vod) platform of a digital tv service provider are each assigned a respective title and hierarchical address corresponding to hierarchically-arranged categories and subcategories within which the title for the video content is to be categorized. The title is listed in a location of an electronic program guide (epg) using the same categories and subcategories as its hierarchical address.
Broadband Itv, Inc.

Video-on-demand system

A video-on-demand system including a video server storing video-on-demand content and for streaming video-on-demand through a first layer of an internet page having a first layer and a second layer; and a controller for causing there to be formed in the second layer a plurality of selectable overlay images such that a user at a location in communication with the internet remote from the video server and the controller can display streamed video-on-demand of the first layer in combination with the overlay images of the second layer and can select one of the overlay images; wherein the overlay images correspond to respective control functions for the video-on-demand stream; and the controller is responsive to selection of an overlay image to change the video-on-demand stream in accordance with the corresponding respective control function.. .
Sony Corporation

Providing a live poll within a video presentation

The present disclosure is directed toward systems and methods for providing a live poll with a video presentation. In particular, the systems and methods described herein provide a video stream received from a broadcaster client device to one or more viewer client devices.
Facebook, Inc.

Fast television channel change initiated from a second screen device

In aspects of fast television channel change initiated from a second screen device, a mobile device implemented as the second screen device can receive a navigation input in a viewport displayed on an integrated display of the mobile device. Video selection options for video content are displayed in the viewport on the integrated display of the mobile device responsive to the navigation input.
Google Inc.

Method and system for implementing media stream synchronization

Novel tools and techniques are provided for implementing media content streaming or playback, and, more particularly, for implementing media stream synchronization. In some embodiments, a synchronization system might receive a first signal that is output from a first device, which receives an original video signal from a video source and outputs a first video signal.
Centurylink Intellectual Property Llc

Long-hold video surfing

This document describes methodologies for long-hold video surfing. These techniques and apparatuses enable improved navigation for video and channel previewing based on long-hold gestures performed on a mobile device acting as a remote control to a remote display device.
Google Inc.

Optimization of encoding profiles for media streaming

Techniques described herein are directed toward creating one or more “dynamic profiles” for media (video) streaming in which an encoding bit rate (and optionally other profile settings) is optimized for particular content. More specifically, techniques involve performing one or more “probe” encodings of the particular content to determine an encoding bit rate (and optionally other profile settings) that results in an encoding having a quality value sufficiently near (within a threshold) a target quality value..
Brightcove, Inc.

Prioritizing tile-based virtual reality video streaming using adaptive rate allocation

The present disclosure includes methods and systems for streaming high-performance virtual reality video using adaptive rate allocation. In particular, an adaptive rate allocation system partitions a panorama video into segments or tiles and assigns priorities to each tile or segment based on input (e.g., a viewport of field-of-view) from a user client device.
Adobe Systems Incorporated

Method and system for live stream broadcast and content monetization

A mobile video-messaging platform allows an entity to perform a live broadcast of audio, video and/or text content. The mobile video-messaging platform may undergo branding and be released from a single business entity.

Video providing apparatus, video providing method, and computer program

A method for providing a video to a viewer terminal through a communication network includes: receiving, by a communication unit, an original video signal including information of an original video; generating, by a controller, a delayed video signal including information of a delayed video in which the original video is delayed by a first time period; transmitting, by the communication unit, the original video signal to a subtitler terminal; receiving, by the communication unit from the subtitler terminal, a subtitle signal including information of subtitles with respect to the original video and a subtitle delay signal including information for delaying a display of the subtitles; generating, by the controller, a display timing signal indicating a timing of displaying the subtitles on the delayed video, based on the subtitle delay signal; transmitting, by the communication unit, the delayed video signal to a viewer terminal; and transmitting, by the communication unit, the display timing signal and the subtitle signal to the viewer terminal.. .
Naver Corporation

A method, an apparatus, a computer program for video coding

There are disclosed various methods, apparatuses and computer program products for video encoding. In some embodiments a method comprises: obtaining a coded first image and a coded second image, wherein the coded second image depends on the coded first image; determining that, when displaying a decoded second image that is decoded from the coded second image, it is allowed to first display a decoded first image that is decoded from the coded first image; and in response to said determination: including the coded first image into a first image container file and including the coded second image into a second image container file; indicating, in a markup language code, that a first image container file and a second image container file are alternatives; and indicating, in the markup language code, that the second image container file depends on the first image container file..
Nokia Technologies Oy

System and live streaming content to subscription audiences using a serverless computing system

A serverless subscription service and method for a subscription service which verifies subscription statuses of devices across multiple platforms and aggregates event data from those multiple platforms into normalized, multi-format event data. An exemplary serverless subscription service can issue a notification that a live video streaming event is beginning, then initiate streaming of the live video streaming event to user devices, where the resolution of the live video depends on if the user is a subscriber.
Whalerock Industries, Llc

Method and device for deblocking-filtering, and for encoding and decoding using same

An encoding apparatus for encoding a video signal includes: a prediction unit for generating a prediction block of a current block by using intra prediction or inter prediction; a residual data encoding unit for generating a residual block by using the current block and the prediction block, and transforming and quantizing the residual block; a residual data decoding unit for decoding a transformed and quantized residual block by inversely quantizing and inversely transforming the transformed and quantized residual block; and a deblocking filter unit for generating a reconstructed block by using a decoded residual block and the prediction block, and performing deblocking filtering, based on inter prediction information and intra prediction information of the reconstructed block and blocks neighboring the reconstructed block. The intra prediction information includes at least one of an intra prediction mode and an intra prediction block size..
Sk Telecom Co., Ltd.

Method and system for implementing detection and visual enhancement of video encoding artifacts

Novel tools and techniques are provided for video encoding and decoding, and, more particularly, for implementing detection and visual enhancement of video encoding artifacts. In various embodiments, an encoder might encode, using one or more encoding algorithms under test, an original video signal that is received from a video content source.
Centurylink Intellectual Property Llc

System and enabling seek in a video recording

A recording server and method for recording and modifying a video dataset, the recording server including a memory storing a code, and at least one processor configured to execute the code, wherein the code includes instructions for receiving a video dataset including an initial fully-coded frame and subsequent plurality of partially-coded frames, selecting at least one of the plurality of partially-coded frames, for replacement of each of the selected frames with a corresponding fully-coded frame, and for each selected partially-coded frame, calculating the corresponding fully-coded frame and replacing the selected partially-coded frame with the calculated corresponding fully-coded frame.. .
Nice-systems Ltd.

Video encoding and decoding method and apparatus using the same

The present invention is related to a method for moving the position of a base view from an arbitrary gop (group of pictures) start position to implement an efficient encoding structure in multi-view video encoding. The existing multi-view video encoding method exhibits low encoding efficiency when correlation between the base view and a dependent view is low, since the base view is assumed to be fixed.
Industry-academic Cooperation Group Of Sejong University

Apparatus and video motion compensation

A frame buffer is adapted to store at least one reference frame of a video stream, said reference frame being different from a current frame of the video stream. A motion estimation unit is adapted to generate a motion vector by estimating motion between a reference block of the reference frame and a current block of the current frame.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Methods and systems for intra block copy coding with block vector derivation

Systems and methods are described for encoding and decoding video using derived block vectors as predictors in intra block copy mode. In an exemplary encoding method, an encoder identifies at least a first candidate block vector for the prediction of an input video block, where the first candidate block vector points to a first candidate block.
Vid Scale Inc.

Arithmetic unit, transmission program, and transmission method

An arithmetic unit comprises a video input unit to which is input recorded video information obtained by taking a video of a human, a memory which stores human motion information as information related to movement of the human, and a transmission unit which determines importance of the human motion information, and sends the recorded video information and the human motion information to an external device so that availability of the human motion information in the external device will increase more for the human motion information determined as having high importance.. .
Hitachi, Ltd.

System and methodology for video compression

A system and method for compressing video is disclosed, in which video frames that are only between consecutive i-frames are grouped into a video data set. The video data set is split into separate homogeneous files, and each of the homogeneous files are individually compressed.
The Directv Group, Inc.

Indication of bilateral filter usage in video coding

Embodiments include use of a bilateral filter applied to reconstructed blocks as an in-loop filter by both the encoder and decoder. In particular, embodiments include systems and methods of explicitly and implicitly signaling for which blocks to apply bilateral filtering..
Qualcomm Incorporated

Temporal motion vector prediction (tmvp) indication in multi-layer codecs

An apparatus for coding video information according to certain aspects includes a memory and a processor configured to: determine a value of a first flag indicative of whether preceding pictures that precede a current picture in a current layer in decoding order are used for temporal motion vector prediction (tmvp) of subsequent pictures that follow the current picture in the current layer in decoding order, the first flag associated with the current picture; and refrain from using the preceding pictures in the current layer as reference pictures for tmvp of the current picture, in response to determining that the value of the first flag indicates that the preceding pictures in the current layer should not be used for tmvp of the subsequent pictures in the current layer.. .
Qualcomm Incorporated

Encoding a pixel of an input video sequence

A method of encoding a pixel comprises encoding second and third color component values of the pixel in a first color space. A first color component value in a second color space is obtained for the pixel.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

Stereoscopic image stream processor and stereoscopic image stream processing method

A stereoscopic image stream processing device includes: a decompressor, decompressing a stereoscopic image stream to obtain a series of video frames, a merged frame format and an image resolution; a motion estimation and motion compensation module, performing a motion estimation process and a motion compensation process based on the series of video frames to obtain a series of compensated frames, and dividing the series of compensated frames into a series of left image frames and a series of right image frames; a scaling ratio determiner, determining a horizontal scaling ratio and a vertical scaling ratio according to the merged frame format, the image resolution and a display resolution; and a scaler, scaling the series of left image frames and the series of right image frames to obtain a series of left scaled frames and a series of right scaled frames.. .
Mstar Semiconductor, Inc.

Sampling grid information for spatial layers in multi-layer video coding

Sampling grid information may be determined for multi-layer video coding systems. The sampling grid information may be used to align the video layers of a coding system.
Vid Scale, Inc.

Systems and methods of signaling of regions of interest

Techniques and systems are provided for processing video data. In one example, a media file associated with 360-degree video data can be obtained.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Method of decoded picture buffer management for intra block copy mode

Methods and apparatus of managing decoded picture buffer for a video decoding system using intra block copy (ibc) mode. In one embodiment, one or more previously reconstructed pictures after in-loop filtering are stored in a dpb (decoded picture buffer).
Hfi Innovation Inc.

Video coding and decoding methods and video coding and decoding devices using adaptive loop filtering

A method of decoding video, the method including receiving and parsing a bitstream which includes encoded video; extracting encoded image data relating to a current picture, which image data is assigned to at least one maximum coding unit, information relating to a coded depth and an encoding mode for each of the at least one maximum coding unit, and filter coefficient information for performing loop filtering on the current picture, from the bitstream; decoding the encoded image data in units of the at least one maximum coding unit, based on the information relating to the coded depth and the encoding mode for each of the at least one maximum coding unit; and performing deblocking on the decoded image data relating to the current picture, and performing loop filtering on the deblocked data, based on continuous one-dimensional (1d) filtering.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Method and adaptive region-based decoding to enhance user experience for 360-degree vr video

Methods and apparatus of video decoding for a 360-degree video sequence are disclosed. According to one method, a bitstream comprising compressed data for a previous 360-degree frame and a current 360-degree frame in a 360-degree video sequence is received.
Mediatek Inc.

Restoration in video coding using domain transform recursive filters

Restoring a degraded tile of a degraded frame resulting from reconstruction is disclosed. A method includes, for a scaling factor of at least some scaling factors, recursively filtering the degraded tile using the scaling factor to generate a respective restored tile, and determining a respective error for the respective restored tile with respect to the source tile.
Google Llc

Data encoding and decoding

A video coding or decoding method using inter-image prediction to encode input video data in which each chrominance component has 1/mth of the horizontal resolution of the luminance component and 1/nth of the vertical resolution of the luminance component, where m and n are integers equal to 1 or more, comprises: storing one or more images preceding a current image; interpolating a higher resolution version of prediction units of the stored images so that the luminance component of an interpolated prediction unit has a horizontal resolution p times that of the corresponding portion of the stored image and a vertical resolution q times that of the corresponding portion of the stored image, where p and q are integers greater than 1; detecting inter-image motion between a current image and the one or more interpolated stored images so as to generate motion vectors between a prediction unit of the current image and areas of the one or more preceding images; and generating a motion compensated prediction of the prediction unit of the current image with respect to an area of an interpolated stored image pointed to by a respective motion vector; in which the interpolating step comprises: applying a ×r horizontal and ×s vertical interpolation filter to the chrominance components of a stored image to generate an interpolated chrominance prediction unit, where r is equal to (u×m×p) and s is equal to (v×n×q), u and v being integers equal to 1 or more; and subsampling the interpolated chrominance prediction unit, such that its horizontal resolution is divided by a factor of u and its vertical resolution is divided by a factor of v, thereby resulting in a block of mp×nq samples.. .
Sony Corporation

System, method and software for producing live video containing three-dimensional images that appear to project forward of or vertically above a display

A system, method and software for producing 3d effects in a video of a physical scene. The 3d effects can be observed when the video is viewed, either during a live stream or later when viewing the recorded video.
Maxx Media Group, Llc

Transmitting device, transmitting method, receiving device, and receiving method

Display with an appropriate luminance dynamic range is realizable on a receiving side. A gamma curve is applied to input video data having a level range from 0% to 100%*n (n: a number larger than 1) to obtain transmission video data.
Saturn Licensing Llc

Method for color mapping a video signal and encoding a video signal and corresponding devices

A method for color mapping a video signal into a mapped video signal responsive to at least one color mapping function is disclosed. To this aim, at least one black point offset is determined responsive to a color encoding system of the video signal and to a color encoding system of the mapped video signal.
Thomson Licensing

Wide area intermittent video using non-orthorectified feature matching in long period aerial image capture with pixel-based georeferencing

This application relates to techniques for obtaining wide area intermittent video (waiv). Some embodiments disclosed herein include a method of obtaining waiv.
San Diego State University Research Foundation

System and producing three-dimensional images from a live video production that appear to project forward of or vertically above an electronic display

A system and method for communicating between a first person at a first location and one or more people at remote locations. A production set is established at the first location where the first person is imaged with stereoscopic video cameras.
Maxx Media Group, Llc

System, method and software for producing virtual three dimensional avatars that actively respond to audio signals while appearing to project forward of or above an electronic display

A system and method of providing a virtual avatar to accompany audio signals being broadcast from an electronic device that has a display screen. A virtual avatar model is created.
Maxx Media Group, Llc

Automatic camera selection

Various embodiments enable a video messaging experience which permits the exchange of short video messages in an asynchronous manner. The video messaging experience preserves the video intimacy and experience of synchronous-type video communications, while at the same time provides the convenience of sms-type message exchange..
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Transitioning a telephone network phone call to a video call

The present disclosure relates to systems, methods, and devices for transitioning phone calls to video calls. Specifically, one or more embodiments allow users to transition from an active phone call over a telephone network to a video call.
Facebook, Inc.

Establishing a video conference during a phone call

Some embodiments provide a method for initiating a video conference using a first mobile device. The method presents, during an audio call through a wireless communication network with a second device, a selectable user-interface (ui) item on the first mobile device for switching from the audio call to the video conference.
Apple Inc.

Body camera

Described herein is a body camera, a method of operating a body camera, a system for a body camera, and methods and systems for configuring a body camera. The body camera may include a digital camera configured to capture video.
S4 Worldwide, Llc

Method and system to temporarily display closed caption text for recently spoken dialogue

A method, system and computer readable media temporarily display closed captions. An equipment device (e.g., set top box, smart tv or other display device) receives a source signal that includes at least a video signal and a plurality of closed caption entries.
Arris Enterprises Llc

Media effect application

Exemplary embodiments relate to the application of media effects, such as visual overlays, sound effects, etc. To a video conversation.
Facebook, Inc.

System and automatically generating split screen for a video of a dynamic scene

A system and method for automatically generating split screen for a video of a dynamic scene is disclosed. The system generates the split screen by (a) obtaining the video of the dynamic scene, (b) detecting one or more objects in the video, (c) selecting one or more shot specifications for the one or more objects, (d) automatically cropping the dynamic scene of the one or more objects based on selected shot specifications, (e) automatically selecting a layout configuration for the split screen based on the cropped dynamic scenes to partition a display screen of a computing unit, (f) optimizing the split screen, (g) automatically generating the split screen by depicting (i) an overview of an original shot of the video in a top half and (ii) the cropped dynamic scenes in the one or more partition views of a bottom half and (h) displaying the split screen to a user..
International Institute Of Information Technology, Hyderabad

System and providing images and video having high dynamic range

Apparatuses, computer readable media, and methods are disclosed for providing composite images and/or videos having a high dynamic range. The apparatus includes a video capture module for capturing video images of a scene at a differing exposure levels.
Polycom, Inc.

Robot system for controlling a robot in a tele-operation

A robot system controls a robot in a tele-operation. The system includes a robot and a remote gaze-controlled camera (gcc) system.
Lc Technologies, Inc.

Dynamic tracking device

A dynamic tracking device provided in the present disclosure comprises a video recording module, a controller and a rotating module. The controller, which is connected with the video recording module to receive captured images for a target, analyzes pixels distributed on the captured images to detect the target's location and enable the rotating module to be turned.
Amaryllo International B.v.

Directionality control system, calibration method, horizontal deviation angle computation method, and directionality control method

A directionality control system includes: a camera; a microphone provided as a separate body from the camera; a display that displays video data captured by the camera; and a processor that computes a sound collection direction, which is directed from the microphone toward a sound position corresponding to a designated position in the video data. The processor computes the sound collection direction by using parameters including: a first height of the camera from a reference surface, a second height of the microphone from the reference surface, a third height of a computation reference point from the reference surface, the computation reference point being positioned in the sound collection direction at a position different from the sound position, a direction which is directed from the camera toward the sound position, and a fourth height of the sound position from the reference surface..
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Systems and methods for varying field of view of outside rear view camera

A side rear view camera is located at a driver or passenger side of the vehicle, captures video beside and behind the vehicle, and has a predetermined field of view (fov). The predetermined fov is defined by a first predetermined horizontal angle of view (aov) and a first predetermined vertical aov.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Automatic camera control system for tennis and sports with multiple areas of interest

A single operator, automatic camera control system is disclosed for providing action images of players, during a sporting event. A lidar scanner obtains images from a field of play and is configured for generating multiple sequential lidar data of each player on the field.
Fletcher Group, Llc

Video stream network coding in information centric networks

The disclosure relates to technology for network coding a video stream in an information centric network. A network node breaks a media segment (e.g., a video segment) into chunks.
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

Personal content server apparatus and methods

Personal content server apparatus and associated methods that allow a user (e.g., cable or satellite network subscriber) to access content, such as a video program, from a location outside the subscriber's network. In one embodiment, a personal content server streams the content to the subscriber over a network connection from the local e.g., (subscription) network to a remote network upon authorization by a content manager process.
Time Warner Cable Enterprises Llc

Methods and systems for network based video clip processing and management

Methods and system for managing media clips over a data network. Media streams may be received over a data network and stored by a storage server.
Evertz Microsystems Ltd.

Cognitive resource selection

The patterns of usage, participation, and/or item sharing by the participants in a conference call are correlated, recognized, and used to select a data centers. This selection can be done both before and/or during a call.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

System and methods to prevent security breaching by authorized users in a cloud environment

A system to facilitate preventing security breach of internal organizational resources by authorized system users. Resource access analysis prevents breaching sensitive organizational information stored in a cloud infrastructure environment.
Ocucloud Ltd.

Real-time wireless synchronization of live event audio stream with a video recording

Systems and methods are presented herein that facilitate temporally synchronizing, in real time, a separately sourced high quality audio segment of a live event with a video segment that is generated by a recording device associated with a member of the audience. An a-v synchronization application may synchronize a video segment of a live event that is generated from a personal electronic device of an audience member with a high quality audio segment that is separately sourced and generated by professional sound recording equipment at the live event.
Bygge Technologies Inc.

Medical kiosk and use

A medical kiosk designed to provide tele-medicine services, check-in services, and/or prescription services for a user. The medical kiosk can include a user video conferencing system that is designed to enable the user to have a real-time or near real-time tele-conference with a medical provider located remotely from the medical kiosk..
Rite Aid Hdqtrs. Corp.

System and methods for providing user generated video reviews

Methods and systems for content aggregation and distribution are described. Video content may be received from a plurality of sources.
Scorpcast, Llc

Continuous automated synchronization of an audio track in a movie theater

A method for the continuous automated audio synchronization of an alternative audio track with the playback of the combined audio and video of a motion picture includes selecting a motion picture in a user interface to an audio synchronization application executing in memory of a mobile computing device along with a corresponding movie theater in which the selected motion picture is scheduled to be presented, and downloading an alternative audio file for the selected motion picture and the corresponding movie theater. The method also includes detecting a location of the mobile computing device.
Theater Ears, Llc

Method, system and computer program product for distributed video editing

A network editor comprises a central location with stored videos such as movies that can be edited by editors at remote locations. An editor receives a representation of a video and specifies edits relative to the representation, enabling the editor to use a device lacking sufficient processing capability to edit the video directly, and also reducing the volume of information transmitted between the central location and the remote editor.
Open Text Sa Ulc

Directionality control system and sound output control method

In a directionality control system, a camera device captures a video of image capture area (sa). A microphone array device collects a sound in image capture area (sa).
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Extending the range of variable refresh rate displays

Briefly, methods and apparatus to provide image content to, and display image content on, variable refresh rate displays with reduced input lag. The methods and apparatus allow for image tearing, or the displaying of image content from more than one video frame, when the render rate of a provided video frame falls outside the display refresh rate range of a variable refresh rate display when the display is refreshing with a previous frame (e.g.
Ati Technologies Ulc

Display system and video data displaying method thereof

A display system is provided, which may include a processor, a controller, a video combiner and a display panel. The controller can receive a first input signal and a second input signal from the processor, and can generate a first video data, a second video data and a plurality of timing signals according to the first input signal and the second input signal.
Sitronix Technology Corporation

Control head with electroluminescent panel in land mobile radio

An exemplary land mobile radio control head and method are provided. In one embodiment, the control head has the capability to utilize halo light of the control head to implement a multi-function indicator that communicates a state of the land mobile radio.
E.f. Johnson Company

Semiconductor device and driving method thereof

A voltage equal to the threshold value of a tft (106) is held in capacitor unit (109). When a video signal is inputted from a source signal line, the voltage held in the capacitor unit is added thereto and a resultant signal is applied to a gate electrode of the tft (106).
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

Visual assist method and visual assist system

A visual assist system includes a database and a processor. The database is coupled to the processor and configured to store text data records and graph data.
Institute For Information Industry

Methods and systems for updating an event timeline with event indicators

The various embodiments described herein include methods, devices, and systems for displaying event indicators on an event timeline. In one aspect, a method includes: (1) displaying a video monitoring user interface including: (a) video information corresponding to a video stream of remote camera's field of view in a first region, and (b) the event timeline in a second region; (2) obtaining identification of a new zone of interest corresponding to a portion of the camera's field of view; (3) sending information indicative of the new zone of interest to a server system; (4) obtaining identification of one or more past motion events detected by the remote camera involving the new zone of interest; and (5) updating display of the event timeline to display an event indicator having a visual characteristic corresponding to the new zone of interest for each of the one or more past motion events..
Google Llc

Passing vehicle filters for audio/video recording and communication devices

Passing vehicle filters for audio/video (a/v) recording and communication devices in accordance with various embodiments of the present disclosure are provided. In one embodiment, an a/v recording and communication device is provided, the device comprising a camera configured to capture image data of an object within a field of view of the camera, wherein the field of view comprises at least one active motion zone; a communication module; and a processing module comprising: a processor; and a motion detection application that configures the processor to: detect motion of the object within the field of view; capture image data; assign an object id; determine a speed and a direction of movement; determine an aspect ratio; create an object boundary and determine a distance between a center of the object boundary and the at least one active motion zone; and determine whether the object is a passing vehicle..
Ring Inc.

Gaming device having advance game information analyzer

This concept is directed to methods of operating a gaming device to analyze game information that is part of a gaming event having a player interaction in advance of the player interaction to make a determination about the game play. These methods may be used for a variety of gaming devices such as slot machines, video keno devices, video poker machines, electronic table games, internet gaming terminals, etc.
Patent Investment & Licensing Company

Systems and methods for satellite data capture for telecommunications site modeling

Systems and methods for creating a three dimensional (3d) model of a telecommunications site for planning, engineering, and installing equipment utilizing one or more satellites for data capture include providing a location of a cell site to one or more satellites; receiving data capture from the one or more satellites with the data capture comprising photos or videos of a cell tower and cell site components at the cell site; and processing the data capture to define a three dimensional (3d) model of the cell site based on one or more objects of interest in the data capture.. .
Etak Systems, Llc

Multi-view rotoscope contour propagation

A video stream may be captured, and may have a plurality of frames including at least a first frame and a second frame. Each of the frames may have a plurality of views obtained from viewpoints that are offset from each other.
Lytro, Inc.

Saliency-weighted video quality assessment

Systems and methods are disclosed for weighting the image quality prediction of any visual-attention-agnostic quality metric with a saliency map. By accounting for the salient regions of an image or video frame, the disclosed systems and methods may dramatically improve the precision of the visual-attention-agnostic quality metric during image or video quality assessment.
Disney Enterprises, Inc.

Inpainting device and method using segmentation of reference region

An inpainting device and method using the segmentation of a reference region are disclosed. An inpainting device using the segmentation of a reference region includes a region determination unit configured to determine an inpainting target region and a reference region within video image content, an inpainting group setting unit configured to set inpainting groups using pixel values within the reference region; an inpainting unit configured to perform segmentation inpainting adapted to perform inpainting on a segmented target region using the segmented reference region on an inpainting group basis and non-segmentation inpainting adapted to perform inpainting on the target region using the reference region, and an information provision unit configured to visually provide the result of the segmentation inpainting, the result of the non-segmentation inpainting, and information about the difference between the results of the segmentation inpainting and the non-segmentation inpainting to the user..
Sk Planet Co., Ltd.

Method and generating and encoding projection-based frame with 360-degree content represented by triangular projection faces packed in octahedron projection layout

A video processing method includes: receiving an omnidirectional image/video content corresponding to a viewing sphere, generating a sequence of projection-based frames according to the omnidirectional image/video content and an octahedron projection layout, and encoding, by a video encoder, the sequence of projection-based frames to generate a bitstream. Each projection-based frame has a 360-degree image/video content represented by triangular projection faces packed in the octahedron projection layout.
Mediatek Inc.

System and providing interactive advertisement

In example embodiments, a system and method for providing interactive advertisement is provided. In some embodiments, a component causes a video program having an interactive advertisement to be displayed to a user on a display screen.
Roku, Inc.

Rich content appraisal report generator

The present invention is a system for generating property appraisal reports providing an appraisal of a property. The system includes a portable computing device running software that generates the property appraisal report according to an appraisal report specification.
Value Connect Inc.

Custom audience generation using engagement targeting

An online system generates a custom audience based on user engagement with distributed content items. The online system monitors and stores user engagement with content items.
Facebook, Inc.

Transaction security apparatus and method

A transaction security apparatus, including a card reader; an input device or receiver which inputs or receives transaction information regarding a transaction on or involving an account; a camera or video recording device which obtains or records a photograph or video clip of an individual involved in the transaction; a microphone or audio recording device which obtains or records an audio clip of the individual; a display; a processing device which processes information regarding the transaction and generates a notification message containing information regarding the transaction; and a transmitter which transmits the notification message to a communication device associated with an account holder. The notification message and the photograph, video clip, or audio clip, is transmitted to the communication device independently of any processing of the transaction by the transaction authorization processing computer..

Point-of-sale fraud detection using video data and statistical evaluations of human behavior

A system, method and non-transitory, computer-readable storage medium are disclosed for point-of-sale (pos) fraud detection using, pos transaction data, video data and statistical evaluations of employee behavior. In an embodiment, the pos transaction data, video data and statistical evaluations are used to examine patterns of individual employees of an organization versus metrics across all employees of the organization to identify employees that are most likely to perform a fraudulent transaction..
Retailnext, Inc.

System and appearance search

There is provided an appearance search system comprising one or more cameras configured to capture video of a scene, the video having images of objects. The system comprises one or more processors and memory comprising computer program code stored on the memory and configured when executed by the one or more processors to cause the one or more processors to perform a method.
Avigilon Corporation

Image extraction

A device includes a memory buffer and a processor. The memory buffer is configured to store background image-blocks corresponding to image-blocks of a plurality of image frames of a video stream.
Qualcomm Incorporated

System and estimating vehicular motion based on monocular video data

A vehicle movement parameter, such as ego-speed, is estimated using real-time images captured by a single camera. The captured images may be analyzed by a pre-trained convolutional neural network to estimate vehicle movement based on monocular video data.
Nauto, Inc.

Image auditing method and system

An image auditing method and system may be provided. Video surveillance equipment may be operated in coordination with at least one digital computer across network architecture.
Glimpse Group Llc

Systems and methods for locating image data for selected regions of interest

A server system obtains a first video sub-stream comprising a first plurality of images of a scene and obtains a second video sub-stream comprising a second plurality of images of at least a portion of the scene. Images of the second video sub-stream have a higher image resolution than images of the first video sub-stream.
Google Inc.

Test system and test performing emc test efficiently

A test system for performing a test on a device under test is provided. The test system comprises, at least one test device, configured for performing the test on the device under test, and at least one camera, configured for recording video data of the device under test and/or the at least one test device.
Rohde & Schwarz Gmbh & Co. Kg

Crowd analytics via one shot learning

Provided are techniques for assessing individual or crowd level behavior based on image data analysis. For example, in one embodiment, the techniques may include generating signatures representative of an observed behavior based on video data and performing pairwise matching by determining whether the first signature matches a second signature indicative of a query behavior..
General Electric Company

Method and system for incorporating contextual and emotional visualization into electronic communications

A computer-implemented method and system for incorporating emotional and contextual visualization into an electronic communication, comprises: creating a 2d texture map of a user's face from a series of photos; comparing user's 2d texture map with 2d texture maps of the samples from a reference database to find the closest matches and create a photorealistic composite 3d mesh model of the user's head that can be modified to present different emotions and phonemes; during an electronic communication between a sending device of the user and the receive device, determining an emotional state and a current phoneme (viseme) through user's voice, text or data from the camera and transmitting an emotional identifier and a phoneme identifier to the receiving devise; using emotion id and phoneme id to retrieve from the databases, loaded on receiving device, corresponding 3d mesh models and corresponding 2d textures to create and display a fully animated video message on the receiving devise without requiring video data transmission via the communication channel.. .
Keyterra Llc

Method and system for increasing biometric acceptance rates and reducing false accept rates and false rates

The next part of our invention is to extract a sample of the video images since the video captures the motion of moving right-left or up-down, every third fourth or some other number of frames can bet taken as a sample, instead of searching every frame. Cameras normally capture 30-60 frames a second.

Method and system for aggregating video content

Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, systems and methods aggregating video content and adjusting the aggregate video content according to a training model. The adjusted aggregate video content comprises a first subset of the images and does not comprise a second subset of the images.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

Integration of news into direct social communications and interactions

The integration of news about members of a group into symmetrical group communications is described. Group members are delivered news items and information regarding members of the group, and are able to communicate with other members of the group in response to the news items.

Method and system for creating an instance model

A system and method for creating an instance model is provided. The system provides an information extraction and modeling framework from wide spectrum of document types such as pdf, text, html, log, csv, images, audio/video files and docx.
Tata Consultancy Services Limited

Method, apparatus, client terminal, and server for associating videos with e-books

Method, apparatus, client terminal, and server for associating videos with e-books are provided. The method for associating the video with the e-book includes: identifying at least one first content in the video; and comparing the first content with the second content in the e-book to determine the association relationship between the video and the e-book.
Guangzhou Alibaba Literature Information Technology Co., Ltd.

Video reading material / ubook

Reading material on video, or ubooks, was created to give the reader a seamless reading experience by displaying on a device of their choice a series of segments containing letters, words, phrases, sentences and/or paragraphs on a background of the drafter's choice. One segment flows into the other until the reading material is completed.

Synchronized side-by-side display of live video and corresponding virtual environment images

Systems and methods for synchronized display of visualizations of three-dimensional (3-d) models and video images of aircraft for use in assembly of an aircraft. A video display process is configured to process the video image data so that the video images will have a user-selected viewpoint when displayed.
The Boeing Company

System and adding three-dimensional images to an intelligent virtual assistant that appear to project forward of or vertically above an electronic display

A system and method for operating a virtual assistant system run on an electronic device with a visual image representing the virtual assistant. Voice recognition software identifies spoken action commands.
Maxx Media Group, Llc

Systems and methods for media item selection within a grid-based content feed

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can present a grid-based content feed comprising a plurality of media content items, the plurality of media content items comprising a first video channel, and the first video channel comprising a plurality of videos. An indication is received that a user has selected the first video channel.
Facebook, Inc.

Techniques for gesture-based initiation of inter-device wireless connections

Techniques for gesture-based device connections are described. For example, a method may comprise receiving video data corresponding to motion of a first computing device, receiving sensor data corresponding to motion of the first computing device, comparing, by a processor, the video data and the sensor data to one or more gesture models, and initiating establishment of a wireless connection between the first computing device and a second computing device if the video data and sensor data correspond to gesture models for the same gesture.
Intel Corporation

Motion tracking user interface

A method to transition focus of a display corresponding to an object's motion tracked by a video camera or like device is disclosed. In one implementation, the display shows one or more windows or user interfaces on the display.
Apple Inc.

Vision system for vehicle docking

A vision system comprises at least one camera fixedly mounted to a structure and providing a view of an area surrounding a loading dock. The at least one camera communicates with at least one transmitter capable of transmitting a video signal from the at least one camera.
Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems Llc

Multi-rotor uav flight control method and system

Disclosed herein is a method and system for flying rotary wing drone. An add-on flight camera that is free to rotate around the vehicle's yaw axis is attached to the drone.

Augmented reality camera frustum

An apparatus such as a head-mounted display (hmd) may have a camera for capturing a visual scene for presentation via the hmd. A user of the apparatus may be operating a second, physical camera for capturing video or still images within the visual scene.
Disney Enterprises, Inc.

Ocular video stabilization

A system and method for ocular stabilization of video images is disclosed. While capturing video images in a forward field of view with a forward-facing video camera of a wearable head-mountable device (hmd), binocular eye-gaze directions of left and right eyes of a user of the hmd may be obtained with an eye-tracking device of the hmd.
Google Llc

System and the video inspection of a pantograph along an overhead contact line

Reconstructing a three-dimensional model of the portion of the pantograph (100).. .

Method and obtaining a three-dimensional map of tympanic membrane thickness

Methods and apparatus for combining a low coherence interferometry (lci) technique for single-point thickness measurement with videootoscopy for recording the image of a tissue such as the tympanic membrane (tm). Tm thickness distribution maps are obtained by mapping the lci imaging sites onto an anatomically accurate wide-field image of the tm, generated by mosaicking a sequence of multiple small field-of-view video-otoscopy images..
The Board Of Trustees Of The University Of Illinois

Social media linked large format theater design

Theater designs including social media, and theater entrances configured to draw patrons into a main area of the theater including an entrance having a curved wall and curved walkway having a horizon drop-off for display of content related to a motion picture or other feature to be shown in the theater. The content may be interactive or otherwise linked to patrons passing a hallway including the curved wall.
Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation

Autonomous vehicle with secondary camera system for use with encountered events during travel

In some embodiments, apparatuses and methods are provided herein useful to monitoring an event encountered by an autonomous vehicle. In some embodiments, an autonomous vehicle for monitoring an encountered event comprises a vehicle body, a propulsion mechanism, a plurality of sensors configured to detect travel information, a primary camera system affixed to the vehicle body, a secondary camera system including two or more cameras, wherein each of the two or more camera has a different fixed field of view, and wherein each of the two or more cameras are affixed to different portions of the vehicle body, and a control circuit, the control circuit configured to receive, from the plurality of sensors, the travel information, determine, based on the travel information, that a trigger condition has occurred, and in response to a determination that the trigger condition has occurred, cause video captured by the secondary camera system to be stored..
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

Autonomous vehicle having an external shock-absorbing energy dissipation padding

An autonomous on-road vehicle having an outer nontransparent shock-absorbing energy dissipation padding (saedp). In one embodiment, the saedp is mounted, during normal driving, to the front side of the vehicle at eye level of an occupant who sits in a front seat of the vehicle.
Active Knowledge Ltd.

Large mirror inside an autonomous vehicle

A large mirroring element is located in front of an occupant who sits in a front seat of an autonomous on-road vehicle. The large mirroring element provides the effect of reflecting light arriving from the occupant's direction.
Active Knowledge Ltd.

Utilizing vehicle window shading to improve quality of augmented reality video

A light shading module is integrated with a vehicle window and is configured to be in different states that involve different values of visible light transmittance (vlt) of the vehicle window. A camera fixed to the vehicle takes video of the outside environment.
Active Knowledge Ltd.

Shock-absorbing energy dissipation padding placed at eye level in an autonomous vehicle

A shock-absorbing energy dissipation padding (saedp) is coupled to the compartment of an autonomous on-road vehicle, and is located, during normal driving, at eye level in front of an occupant who sits in a front seat of the vehicle. The vehicle further includes a stiff element that supports the saedp and resists deformation during collision in order to reduce compartment intrusion.
Active Knowledge Ltd.

Making a vehicle passenger aware of a sudden decrease in ride smoothness

Occupants of an autonomous vehicle may not always have a view of the outside environment (e.g., they may be occupied consuming digital content, or their vehicle may not have windows). However, such occupants may benefit from gaining a view to the outside environment when an unexpected driving event is about to occur.
Active Knowledge Ltd.

Virtual representation of physical agent

A robotic system is integrated with one or more mobile computing devices. Physical configurations of individual components of the system in physical space, or agents, under control of a user or users, are duplicated in a representation in virtual space.
Anki, Inc.

Systems and methods for creating digital games from media

Various systems and methods for sharing electronic media are disclosed herein. According to particular embodiments, the system enables a user to select media (e.g., an image, a video, a gif, etc.) and compose a phrase to be associated with the media.
Blueboard Media, Llc

Video game processing apparatus and video game processing program product

A video game processing apparatus stores music information indicating music, the music being constructed by a plurality of tracks, the music being reproduced with plural kinds of reproducing styles by reproducing an arbitrary combination of one or two or more tracks; stores music reproducing style information, the music reproducing style information indicating a reproducing style of music according to a game point value; starts reproduction with a reproducing style according to the game point value; reproduces the music indicated by the music information; updates the game point value in accordance with a progress status of the video game; refers to the updated game point value and the music reproducing style information to determine whether the reproducing style of the reproduced music is to be updated or not; and updates the reproducing style of the reproduced music to a reproducing style according to the updated game point value.. .
Square Enix Co., Ltd.

Recording companion

Active gameplay of a video game on a computer gaming device is overseen by a platform-level in-game recording companion that executes separately from any of a plurality of different video games. During active gameplay of the video game, the active gameplay is continuously and automatically buffered to a temporary storage buffer.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Add-on management methods

A computing system is configured to execute a computer program on a server and to provide a video stream of the program output to a geographically remote client over a communication network. An add-on manager is provided to facilitate the use of add-ons to extend the functionality of the computer program.
Sony Interactive Entertainment America Llc

Synchronized gaming and programming

To encourage viewer participation, games, contests and social interactions are able to be synchronized with programming such as television shows or commercials utilizing a second screen such as a cell phone, ipad® or laptop computer. The programming is able to be television programming, internet programming (e.g.
Winview, Inc.

Exercise training system

An exercise training system for facilitating tempo-based exercising using a computing device. The system includes a music library module having a plurality of selectable music files stored in a data storage device.

Planar solutions to object-tracking problems

The present invention overcomes deficiencies of existing line-calling devices by leveraging a single fixed-location camera to identify object state conditions that resolve object-tracking problems that otherwise require multi-camera or moving-camera solutions. Though described in the context of an automated tennis line-calling device, the invention is equally applicable to other object-tracking problems that can be resolved by identifying object state conditions without employing moving or multiple cameras.

Physiological response

Methods for provoking a physiological response in a subject comprising: receiving from sensors an orientation of an hmd of the subject and a parameter indicative of a physiological state of the subject, determining a video signal representing an avatar of the subject in a virtual reality scenario to be displayed on the head mounted display taking into account the orientation of the head mounted display, wherein the video signal includes an indication of a physiological state of the avatar, and sending the video signal to the head mounted display for visualization, optionally accompanied by a suitable audio signal. During a first period, the indication of the physiological state of the avatar substantially corresponds to the measured physiological state, and during a second period the indication of the physiological state of the avatar does not correspond to the measured physiological state.
Institut D'investigacions BiomÈdiques August Pi I Sunyer (idibaps)

Method and vital signs measurement

A method of monitoring changes in oxygen saturation of a subject by analysing a three colour channel video image of the exposed skin of the subject. Within each colour channel a normalised signal obtained by dividing the intensity signal by its mean value, and the normalised signals are averaged across plural regions of interest within the exposed skin area image of the subject.
Oxford University Innovation Limited

Video laryngoscopes

A laryngoscope (10) having a body (20, 42) including a handle, a laryngoscope blade (22) extending from a distal end of the body (20, 42), and a display screen housing (18) extending from a proximal end of the body (20, 42). The laryngoscope (10) has at least one unitary housing component (12) that defines at least a portion of each of the body (20, 42), the laryngoscope blade (22) and the display screen housing (18)..
Intersurgical Ag

Pediatric nasal endoscope, gastroscope and aerodigestive scope

Tne provides the opportunity to make the care of children with eoe and other gastrointestinal or aerodigestive conditions safer, more efficient, and less costly while simultaneously advancing our understanding of the pathophysiology and natural course of this condition. A pediatric endoscope was developed to facilitate tne in children with eoe.
The Regents Of The University Of Colorado, A Body Corporate

Security system for tracking movable objects

A luggage tracking and surveillance system uses a zipper pull attached to a conventional suitcase closure zipper and a retaining fastener attached to conventional fastening straps securing contents inside the suitcase. An observer is not aware of the specially designed zipper pull and retaining fastener because they mimic the appearance of their conventional counterparts.
Akqys Ip, Llc

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Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

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Dynamic identification of network connection preferences

Methods and apparatus are disclosed for device discovery, pairing, and transmission of audio and video media, using preference data shared between a media sender/source node and a media receiver/sink node. In some examples of the disclosed technology, a sink node sends, via a peer-to-peer wireless communication path, a discovery message to a source node comprising a preference indication including an indication of a first one of two communication paths to use for the establishing a connection.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Discovering and protecting data streams in multi-path communication environments

Methods and apparatus are disclosed for device discovery, pairing, and transmission of audio and video media, using two or more communication paths between a media sender/source node and a media receiver/sink node. In one example of the disclosed technology, a method performed with a sink node adapted to receive data via a peer-to-peer communication and a different, second communication path, includes selecting at least a portion of a second communication path to the sink node, determining whether the second communication path is secure, and, if the second communication path is determined to be secure, then accepting connections via the second communication path..
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Smart discovery of wireless receivers

The present disclosure discloses automated discovery of and seamless connection to wireless receivers for mirroring, extending, and/or projecting images, audio, and/or video from a computing device to the wireless receivers. A smart discovery program discovers a specific wireless receiver that matches a location for a meeting and provides the user with an option to wirelessly connect to the matching receiver during the meeting.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Providing related objects during playback of video data

Embodiments of the present application relate to a method, device, and system for processing playback of video data. The method includes obtaining an instruction during playback of video data, generating a request for data based at least in part on the instruction, wherein the request for data comprises information associated with the video data, communicating the request for data, obtaining results associated with the request for data, wherein the results associated with the request for data comprise one or more related objects relating to the video data, the one or more related objects corresponding to one or more respective application types, at least one of the one or more application types corresponding to at least one of the one or more related objects differing from an application type of the video data, and providing at least one of the one or more related objects concurrently with the video data..
Alibaba Group Holding Limited

Live video stream with interactive shopping interface

Disclosed are various embodiments for providing a live video stream with an interactive shopping interface. A live video stream and item information are obtained from another computing device.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Recommendation system to enhance video content recommendation

An online system provides video recommendations to a target user of the online system as a supplement to videos provided to the target user that were posted by the user's connections in the online system. The recommended videos are selected from publicly available video content and are likely to be of interest to the target user.
Facebook, Inc.

Video motion augmentation

A system for providing video motion augmentation is disclosed. In particular, the system provides mechanisms for analyzing video content, metadata, or a combination thereof, to dynamically enhance and adapt regions of small movements or micro-movements in the video content based on a variety of inputs.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

Methods and systems for selecting content for a personalized video

A method of generating a personalized video for a user of a social networking service. For a plurality of images associated with the user, respective first metrics are determined for respective images of the plurality of images based on one or more predefined image-content criteria, a first set of images is selected from the plurality of images based at least in part on the respective first metrics, and the personalized video is populated with the first set of images.
Facebook, Inc.

Digital data insertion use with compressed audio/video data

Methods and apparatus for inserting audience measurement data or interactive data into a compressed data bitstream are disclosed. An example apparatus disclosed herein includes a parser to access compressed audio data packets from a compressed data bitstream, a time shifter to time shift the compressed audio data packets in data frames of the compressed data bitstream to occupy locations of the data frames from which skip bytes are eliminated, and an inserter to insert at least one of audience measurement data or interactive data into auxiliary data fields of the data frames that increase in size due to the time shifting the compressed audio data..
The Nielsen Company (us), Llc

Creating a manifest file at a time of creating recorded content

Concepts and technologies are disclosed herein for creating a manifest file at a time of creating recorded content. A video device can request media content from a content source and receive the media content requested.
The Directv Group, Inc.

Live video recording, streaming, viewing, and storing mobile application, and systems and methods of use thereof

A system, method, or computer program product adapted to record, transmit, view, and store a plurality of live audiovisual content from a live event. The system may include one or more mobile devices, one or more remotely-controlled aerial systems, one or more servers, a network, and a mobile application installed on the one or more mobile devices.

Transform hardware architecture for video coding

Techniques are described for performing transformation on video data. A transform circuit may receive m sample values of the video data from a pre-transform buffer, and process the m sample values with n computation units of the transform circuit to generate intermediate values.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Video encoding and decoding method and apparatus using the same

The present invention is related to a method for moving the position of a base view from an arbitrary gop (group of pictures) start position to implement an efficient encoding structure in multi-view video encoding. The existing multi-view video encoding method exhibits low encoding efficiency when correlation between the base view and a dependent view is low, since the base view is assumed to be fixed.
Industry-academic Cooperation Group Of Sejong University

Video encoding and decoding method and apparatus using the same

The present invention is related to a method for moving the position of a base view from an arbitrary gop (group of pictures) start position to implement an efficient encoding structure in multi-view video encoding. The existing multi-view video encoding method exhibits low encoding efficiency when correlation between the base view and a dependent view is low, since the base view is assumed to be fixed.
Industry-academic Cooperation Group Of Sejong University

Video encoding and decoding method and apparatus using the same

The present invention is related to a method for moving the position of a base view from an arbitrary gop (group of pictures) start position to implement an efficient encoding structure in multi-view video encoding. The existing multi-view video encoding method exhibits low encoding efficiency when correlation between the base view and a dependent view is low, since the base view is assumed to be fixed.
Industry-academic Cooperation Group Of Sejong University

Video encoding and decoding method and apparatus

A video encoding and decoding method and apparatus are provided. The video encoding method includes: obtaining a first statistical characteristic of previous k frames of images of a video sequence; determining a first background frame; determining, according to the first statistical characteristic, a qp used for encoding the first background frame; encoding the first background frame according to the qp, to obtain a first background long-term reference frame; and encoding the (k+1)th frame of image of the video sequence to the (k+l)th frame of image of the video sequence according to the first background long-term reference frame.
University Of Science And Technology Of China

Method and apparatus of error handling for video coding using intra block copy mode

In order to overcome the issue caused by a decoded block vector (bv) pointing to a reference block overlapping with an unavailable area, various methods are disclosed. According to one method, if the reference block overlaps with an unavailable area, the reference pixels in the unavailable area are generated for intrabc prediction of the current block by padding from neighbouring available pixels.
Mediatek Inc.

Method for generating prediction block in amvp mode

A device configured to encode video data, the device including a generator configured to generate a prediction block of a current prediction unit using a reference index and a motion vector of the current prediction unit, and a residual block using a difference between the current prediction unit and the prediction block; a transformer configured to transform the residual block to generate a transform block; a quantizer configured to quantize coefficients of the transform block to generate a quantization block using a quantization parameter, wherein the quantizer generates the quantization block by selecting two effective quantization parameters that are available and exist among left, upper, and previous quantization parameters according to an order of priority levels set for the left, upper, and previous quantization parameter and using an average of the two effective quantization parameters; and an entropy-coder configured to entropy-code the quantization block using a scan pattern. Further, the motion vector is encoded using a motion vector predictor which is set equal to one of an effective spatial motion vector candidate and an effective temporal motion vector candidate, and when the quantized coefficients of the quantization block are divided into a plural of subset, a same scan pattern is applied to quantized coefficients of each subset..
Ibex Pt Holdings Co., Ltd.

Method for generating prediction block in amvp mode

A device configured to encode video data, the device including a generator configured to generate a prediction block of a current prediction unit using a reference index and a motion vector of the current prediction unit, and a residual block using a difference between the current prediction unit and the prediction block; a transformer configured to transform the residual block to generate a transform block; a quantizer configured to quantize coefficients of the transform block to generate a quantization block using a quantization parameter, wherein the quantizer generates the quantization block by selecting two effective quantization parameters that are available and exist among left, upper, and previous quantization parameters according to an order of priority levels set for the left, upper, and previous quantization parameter and using an average of the two effective quantization parameters; and an entropy-coder configured to entropy-code the quantization block using a scan pattern. Further, the motion vector is encoded using a motion vector predictor which is set equal to one of an effective spatial motion vector candidate and an effective temporal motion vector candidate..
Ibex Pt Holdings Co., Ltd.

Method for generating prediction block in amvp mode

A method of encoding video data, the method including generating, via a generator, a prediction block of a current prediction unit using a reference index and a motion vector of the current prediction unit; generating, via the generator, a residual block using a difference between the current prediction unit and the prediction block; transforming, via a transformer, the residual block to generate a transform block; quantizing, via a quantizer, coefficients of the transform block to generate a quantization block using a quantization parameter, wherein the quantizer generates the quantization block by selecting two effective quantization parameters that are available and exist among left, upper, and previous quantization parameters according to an order of priority levels set for the left, upper, and previous quantization parameters and using an average of the two effective quantization parameters; and entropy-coding, via an entropy-coder, the quantization block using a scan pattern. Further, the motion vector is encoded using a motion vector predictor which is set equal to one of an effective spatial motion vector candidate and an effective temporal motion vector candidate, and when the quantized coefficients of the quantization block are divided into a plural of subset, a same scan pattern is applied to quantized coefficients of each subset..
Ibex Pt Holdings Co., Ltd.

Systems and methods for signaling and constraining a high dynamic range (hdr) video system with dynamic metadata

Provided are methods, apparatus, and computer-readable medium for processing video data by a video coding system that implements st 2094-10. Video data can include at least two video signals, which can be displayed at the same time in different display regions of a video frame.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Geospatial media recording system

A computer implemented geospatial media recording system which receives a global positioning signal from a global positioning system, a video stream from a video recorder and an audio stream from an audio recorder and encodes the global positioning system signal as global positioning data continuously embedded at intervals in the video stream or the audio stream at a frequency at the upper end or outside of the human audible range as a combined data stream which by operation of a geospatial media program can be concurrently displayed as a video in a first display area with a geospatial representation in second display area on a display surface with a plurality of coordinate location indicators located in the geospatial representation each at the coordinate location associated with the global positioning data embedded in the video.. .
Remote Geosystems, Inc.

Tiling in video encoding and decoding

Implementations are provided that relate, for example, to view tiling in video encoding and decoding. A particular method includes accessing a video picture that includes multiple pictures combined into a single picture (826), accessing information indicating how the multiple pictures in the accessed video picture are combined (806, 808, 822), decoding the video picture to provide a decoded representation of at least one of the multiple pictures (824, 826), and providing the accessed information and the decoded video picture as output (824, 826).
Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation

Transmitting apparatus and method thereof for video processing

The present invention relates to a method and a transmitting apparatus for encoding a bitstream representing a sequence of pictures of a video stream comprising a processor and memory, said memory containing instructions executable by said processor whereby said transmitting apparatus is operative to: send a syntax element, wherein a value of the syntax element is indicative of restrictions that are enforced on the bitstream in a way that guarantees a certain level of parallelism for decoding the bitstream.. .
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

Method and system for determining encoding parameters of video sources in large scale video surveillance systems

Determining at least one configuration parameter value of the encoder of the video source as a function of the selected encoding configuration of the virtual encoder and of a look-up table.. .

Methods for palette coding of image and video data

Methods of palette coding to reduce the required coding process are disclosed. According to one method, smaller blocks are derived from a large block.
Mediatek Inc.

Video encoding apparatus, video decoding apparatus, and video decoding performing intra-prediction based on directionality of neighboring block

Provided are methods and apparatuses for improving compression efficiency in directional intra-prediction. A video encoding apparatus, which does not need to record intra mode information, includes a mode selector that selects one from among a plurality of intra modes on the basis of a directionality of at least one neighboring block that has already been reconstructed before a current block is reconstructed, an intra predictor that obtains a prediction block of the current block from the at least one neighboring block according to the directionality of the selected mode, and obtains a residual block by subtracting the prediction block from the current block, and a unit for encoding the obtained residual block..
Ariscale Inc.

Method and determining coding unit depth based on history

Provided is a history based cu depth determining method. A history based cu depth determining method according to an exemplary embodiment of the present disclosure is a method for determining depths of a plurality of coding units (cu) included in each of a plurality of coding tree units (ctu) which configures a frame of a video, including: dividing a plurality of previous ctus of a plurality of previous frames which are the same position as a current ctu of a current frame into a plurality of areas to generate depth history information including information of a cu depth for each of the plurality of areas; determining a plurality of depth candidates for a cu depth for each of the plurality of areas of the current ctu, based on the depth history information; and selecting an optimal cu depth among the plurality of depth candidates for each of the plurality of areas of the current ctu, through a rate-distortion cost (rd-cost) calculation..
Ajou University Industry-academic Cooperation Foundation

Entropy coding of motion vector differences

An entropy decoder is configured to, for horizontal and vertical components of motion vector differences, derive a truncated unary code from the data stream using context-adaptive binary entropy decoding with exactly one context per bin position of the truncated unary code, which is common for horizontal and vertical components of the motion vector differences, and an exp-golomb code using a constant equi-probability bypass mode to obtain the binarizations of the motion vector differences. A desymbolizer is configured to debinarize the binarizations of the motion vector difference syntax elements to obtain integer values of the horizontal and vertical components of the motion vector differences.
Ge Video Compression, Llc

Entropy coding of motion vector differences

An entropy decoder is configured to, for horizontal and vertical components of motion vector differences, derive a truncated unary code from the data stream using context-adaptive binary entropy decoding with exactly one context per bin position of the truncated unary code, which is common for horizontal and vertical components of the motion vector differences, and an exp-golomb code using a constant equi-probability bypass mode to obtain the binarizations of the motion vector differences. A desymbolizer is configured to debinarize the binarizations of the motion vector difference syntax elements to obtain integer values of the horizontal and vertical components of the motion vector differences.
Ge Video Compression, Llc

Multi-level significance maps for encoding and decoding

Methods of encoding and decoding for video data are described in which multi-level significance maps are used in the encoding and decoding processes. The significant-coefficient flags that form the significance map are grouped into contiguous groups, and a significant-coefficient-group flag signifies for each group whether that group contains no non-zero significant-coefficient flags.
Blackberry Limited

Systems and methods for signaling and constraining a high dynamic range (hdr) video system with dynamic metadata

Provided are methods, apparatus, and computer-readable medium for processing video data using a video coding system that implements st 2094-10 for modifying the color volume of a video signal. In various implementations, metadata blocks that include color volume transform parameters can be included in an encoded bitstream with an encoded video.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Video decoding device and video decoding method

A parallel processing starting unit 3 that partitions an inputted image into tiles each having a predetermined size, and distributes tiles obtained through the partitioning, and n tile encoding units 5-1 to 5-n each of that carries out a prediction difference encoding process on a tile distributed thereto by the parallel processing starting unit 3 to generate a local decoded image are disposed, and each of n tile loop filter units 7-1 to 7-n determines a filter per tile suitable for a filtering process on the local decoded image generated by the corresponding one of the tile encoding units 5-1 to 5-n, and carries out the filtering process on the local decoded image by using the filter.. .
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Local hash-based motion estimation for screen remoting scenarios

Innovations in motion estimation adapted for screen remoting scenarios are described. For example, a video encoder calculates a hash value for a current block in a current picture.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Systems and virtual reality video conversion and streaming

A video server is configured to convert frame data of a spherical image to frame data of a equirectangular image such that a first area corresponding to a field of view received from a client device is a middle area of the equirectangular image. The video server is further configured to scale the first area at a first resolution, scale a second area of the equirectangular image adjacent to the first area at a second resolution smaller than the first resolution, scale a third area of the equirectangular image that is adjacent to the first area and is not adjacent to the second area, at a third resolution smaller than the first resolution, and rearrange the scaled first area, second area and third area such that the scaled second area and the scaled third area are adjacent to each other, to generate reformatted equirectangular image frame data to be encoded..
Alcacruz Inc.

Decoder-centric uv codec for free-viewpont video streaming

A decoder-centric codec for free-viewpoint video streaming enables a more efficient and more accurate process of capturing, preprocessing, encoding, decoding and rendering of multi-layer free-viewpoint video.. .
Sony Corporation

Tone mapping functions for rendering high dynamic range video on enhanced dynamic range display devices

Innovations in rendering of high dynamic range (“hdr”) video on a display device having enhanced dynamic range (“edr”) are described. The peak brightness for an edr display device is lower than the peak brightness for a typical hdr display device but higher than the peak brightness for a typical display device having standard dynamic range.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Architecture for rendering high dynamic range video on enhanced dynamic range display devices

Innovations in rendering of high dynamic range (“hdr”) video on a display device having enhanced dynamic range (“edr”) are described. The peak brightness for an edr display device is lower than the peak brightness for a typical hdr display device but higher than the peak brightness for a typical display device having standard dynamic range.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Re-projecting flat projections of pictures of panoramic video for rendering by application

Innovations in reconstruction and rendering of panoramic video are described. For example, a view-dependent operation controller of a panoramic video playback system receives an indication of a view direction for an application and, based at least in part on the view direction, identifies a section of a picture of panoramic video in an input projection.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Mobile surveillance system

A system and method comprising a mobile device in communication with a server, wherein the server is adapted for receiving surveillance data transferred electronically from a surveillance area. At least one camera is positioned at the surveillance area for capturing surveillance data, wherein the surveillance data comprises metadata comprising at least one of audio, video, images, point in time and location of the surveillance area.

Recording video from a bitstream

Techniques for recording video from a bitstream are described. In at least some implementations, video data generated as part of a communication session is recorded.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Video conferencing over ip networks

A method for communication includes establishing multiple communication links over a packet network between a server and plurality of client computers that are to participate in a video teleconference. The client computers may also create secondary communication links that function similarly to links between the server and client computers.
Krush Technologies, Llc

Face detection for background management

Exemplary embodiments relate to uses of face detection for modifying the background of a video. By detecting the portion of the video shot that corresponds to a face, it can also determined which portion of the shot do not correspond to the face (e.g., the background of the video).
Facebook, Inc.

Face detection for video calls

Exemplary embodiments relate to uses of face detection in video, and especially in video calls. In some embodiments, face detection may be used to center a camera shot by maintaining a face in the center of a screen.
Facebook, Inc.

Methods and systems for connecting caller and callee client devices

Exemplary embodiments relate to techniques for facilitating a connection between two users in a call by providing an “answering window” when a user calls. When a caller places a call to a callee, the call invitation may remain open for a window of time during which the caller remains available.
Facebook, Inc.

Display apparatus, control method therefor, and storage medium

A display apparatus includes a plurality of input units configured to receive a plurality of video signals generated from an original video signal, the original video signal having a first frame rate, and the plurality of video signals having a second frame rate lower than the first frame rate, an acquisition unit configured to acquire a sequence position of each of the video signals in the original video signal, based on information added to each of the video signals, a selection unit configured to select one or more target input units from the plurality of input units, based on the sequence position of the video signals, the number of selected target input units being smaller than the number of input units, and a display unit configured to display an image, based on the one or more video signals received by the one or more target input units.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

View-dependent operations during playback of panoramic video

Innovations in reconstruction and rendering of panoramic video are described. For example, a view-dependent operation controller of a panoramic video playback system receives an indication of a view direction for an application and, based at least in part on the view direction, identifies a section of a picture of panoramic video in an input projection.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Method of power signal detection for set top box devices

A method of power signal detection of set top boxes under test is disclosed. According to certain embodiments, detection of a failure mode of a set top box (stb) under test is based on video signal detection where the video signal is associated with multiple video output types and ac power outlet signal detection..
Contec, Llc

Display control apparatus and method in a mobile terminal capable of outputting video data to an external display device

A mobile terminal and a method for a mobile terminal are provided. The mobile terminal includes a display unit, a controller to separate a main screen and a sub screen from video data, the main screen to be displayed on an external display device and the sub screen to be displayed on the display unit, and an interface to wirelessly transmit the main screen to the external display device for display while the sub screen is displayed on the display unit..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Dual aperture zoom digital camera

A dual-aperture zoom digital camera operable in both still and video modes. The camera includes wide and tele imaging sections with respective lens/sensor combinations and image signal processors and a camera controller operatively coupled to the wide and tele imaging sections.
Corephotonics Ltd.

Underwater digital camera systems

Video recording system assemblies are adapted to facilitate capture of 360° images. According to one example, a video recording system assembly may include a frame, including a first vertical mount located at a first vertical end, a second vertical mount located at a second vertical end opposite from the first vertical end, and a horizontal mount located between the first vertical mount and the second vertical mount.
Laduma, Inc.

Method for displaying video frames on a portable video capturing device and corresponding device

A video capturing method and portable video capturing devices like smartphones, tablets, digital cameras or digital camcorders are disclosed. The method for displaying video frames on a display screen coupled to a portable video capturing device comprises displaying on the display screen, the video frames and a visual indicator indicating the orientation of the portable video capturing device in case where the orientation of said portable video capturing device is portrait or upside down landscape with respect to a reference orientation of said portable video capturing device and were said portable video capturing device is capturing at least one video frame..
Thomson Licensing

Document reorientation processing

Video frames of a document are captured. A current orientation mode of a device having a camera is determined based on the video frames.
Ncr Corporation

Camera peek into turn

Aspects of the disclosure relate to adjusting a virtual camera's orientation when a vehicle is making a turn. One or more computing devices may receive the vehicle's original heading prior to making the turn and the vehicle's current heading.
Waymo Llc

Method for controlling an infrared cut filter of a video camera

There is provided a method for controlling an infrared cut, ir-cut, filter of a video camera. An indication to switch state of the ir-cut filter of the video camera is received, and a switch of state of the ir-cut filter is synchronized with a video encoding of frames captured by the video camera, such that the ir-cut filter is controlled to switch state when the video camera is about to capture a frame which is a predetermined number of frames before a frame which is scheduled to be encoded as an intra-frame..
Axis Ab

Multi purpose mobile device case/cover integrated with a camera system & non electrical 3d/multiple video & still frame viewer for 3d and/or 2d high quality videography, photography and selfie recording

A unique mobile device casing or cover integrated with a camera system & 3d/multiple video & still frame viewer is disclosed, which can record 2-dimensional (2d) and 3-dimensional (3d) video movies and still photographs and which can be used to view both 3-d video/still image, using an attachable/detachable 3d display system is disclosed herein. The unique display disclosed herein can be used to view both 3d and 2d video/still simultaneously.

Method for real-time transmission of a data stream

The invention relates to a method for real-time transmission of a data stream, in particular an audio and/or video data stream, via a network of data processing devices, especially the internet. In said method, a user interface via which the network is accessible is used for selecting the data stream from among a plurality of data streams made available for transmission.
Motama Gmbh

Method for attaching hash-tag using image recognition process and software distributing server storing software for the same method

A method for attaching a hash tag with image recognition, and a software distributing server recording therein software for performing the method, are provided. When a user creates his or her own post with his or her video to upload to a webpage of social media, the terminal may automatically extract words to be used as the hash tags from the video and insert the extracted words.
Indie Cf, Inc.

Adaptive video content for cellular communication

An arrangement includes transceiver logic and control logic. The transceiver logic is configured to receive a media presentation description (mpd) for an adaptive streaming over hyper-text transfer protocol (dash), wherein the mpd includes one or more adaption sets.
Intel Ip Corporation

Method and multi-media device for video communication

A method for two-way video communication between devices is executable by a multi-media device. The multi-media device obtains configuration information of hardware of all devices.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

Distributed assignment of video analytics tasks in cloud computing environments to reduce bandwidth utilization

Example task assignment methods disclosed herein for video analytics processing in a cloud computing environment include determining a graph, such as a directed acyclic graph, including nodes and edges to represent a plurality of video sources, a cloud computing platform, and a plurality of intermediate network devices in the cloud computing environment. Disclosed example task assignment methods also include specifying task orderings for respective sequences of video analytics processing tasks to be executed in the cloud computing environment on respective video source data generated by respective ones of the video sources.

Method, apparatus, and system for controlling smart home environment using led lighting device

The present disclosure provides a smart home control system including at least one led lighting device and at least one smart terminal. The led lighting device includes an led light-emitting module, a power supply module, a video acquisition module, a processing module and a communication module.
Sengled Optoelectronics Co., Ltd.

Internal and external connector and receptacle

A connector with internal and external contacts is provided. The connector has one set of internal contacts for receiving or transmitting data or electricity.

Motor training

A method for motor training comprising: receiving from one or more sensors an orientation of a head mounted display of the subject; adapting a base video signal representing an avatar of the subject in a virtual reality to be displayed on the head mounted display wherein the avatar comprises a virtual limb corresponding to the limb that is injured; and sending the base video signal to the head mounted display for visualization. The method further comprises in response to a trigger signal from the subject, sending an exercise video signal representing the avatar in the virtual reality performing an exercise to start the visual rendering of the exercise in the head mounted display, even though the corresponding real limb is substantially immobile and provides no input at all.
Institut D'investigacions BiomÈdiques August Pi I Sunyer (idibaps)

Method, device and computer-readable medium for adjusting video playing progress

A method, device and computer-readable medium are provided for adjusting video playing progress in the field of video processing. The method for adjusting video playing progress includes: acquiring a keyword inputted by a user; determining at least one matching keyframe corresponding to the keyword in a target video, which includes at least one keyframe; displaying the at least one matching keyframe; and adjusting displaying progress of the target video to target displaying progress, when a selection operation on a keyframe of the at least one matching keyframe is detected, where the target displaying progress corresponds to the keyframe as indicated by the selection operation..
Beijing Xiaomi Mobile Software Co., Ltd.

Conversational analytics

A computer-implemented method includes determining a meeting has initialized between a first user and a second user, wherein vocal and video recordings are produced for at least the first user. The method receives the vocal and video recordings for the first user.
International Business Machines Corporation

Interactive question-answering apparatus and method thereof

Provided are an interactive question answering apparatus and method, which improve an unnatural question sentence and prevent the impossibility of a question in a state which does not know additional information, thereby providing a multimodal-based question answering method enabling a person to provide a question like conversing. Also, a question answering service is exposed to potential product purchasers of content such as an image, video, audio, etc., thereby providing an environment available to advertisement market..
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Locality based noise masking

Methods and apparatuses for noise masking are described. In one example, a location data is received or identified at a noise masking system, the noise masking system including a plurality of selectable noise masking sound audio files and a plurality of selectable video files.
Plantronics, Inc.

Liquid crystal display device

A liquid crystal display device comprises: a first display panel displaying a color image; a second display panel displaying a monochrome image; and an image processor generating first image data corresponding to the color image and second image data corresponding to the monochrome image based on an input video signal. The image processor generates the first image data and the second image data such that a graph representing transmittance of the first display panel for input gradation corresponding to the input video signal and a graph representing transmittance of the second display panel for the input gradation corresponding to the input video signal intersect each other at predetermined input gradation..
Panasonic Liquid Crystal Display Co., Ltd.

Real-time detection system for parked vehicles

The present invention discloses a real-time detection system based on hybrid background modeling for detecting parked vehicles along the side of a road. The hybrid background model consists of three components: 1) a scene background model, 2) a computed restricted area map, and 3) a dynamic threshold curve for vehicles.
University Of Macau

Methods, systems, and products for security services

Methods, systems, and products notify of alarms in security systems. Sensor data is received from an alarm sensor, and an alarm controller determines an alarm condition.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

Gaming machine top display

A bonus display and gaming machine with a bonus display are disclosed, the bonus display includes a square video display arranged in a diamond pattern to display content such as a bonus wheel. Back illuminated inner and outer rings are mounted to cover at least portions of the video display and are back illuminated by, for example, light emitting diodes.
Bally Gaming, Inc.

Modifying a simulated character by direct manipulation

Systems and methods for modifying images of simulated video game characters. An example method includes: identifying, by a processor, a zoom level associated with a video game character image; identifying a location, within the video game character image, of a cursor associated with an input device; identifying, based on the location and the zoom level, a modifiable portion of the video game character image; and responsive to receiving an input from the input device, modifying the portion of the video game character image in at least two directions based on a direction of movement of the cursor..
Electronic Arts Inc.

System, method, and non-transitory computer-readable storage media for generating 3-dimensional video images

A computer system for displaying spherical video images is described. The computer system includes a user computing device including a display device and a processor coupled to the display device.
Adcor Magnet Systems, Llc

Apparatus, generating 3d model data from a media content event

Three dimension (3d) model generation systems and methods are operable to generate 3d model data corresponding to images of a physical object of interest that are viewed in a presenting media content event. An exemplary embodiment receives a user request that is associated with an interest by the user to obtain a 3d model of a physical object of interest that is being shown in a scene of a currently presenting media content event.
Echostar Technologies L.l.c.

System and enabling mirror video chat using a wearable display device

A method of exchanging audio-visual communication information between users includes detecting using an image capturing device associated with a wearable communication device, a mirror or image reflecting surface disposed in an environment of a first user, detecting a boundary of the mirror or image reflecting surface in response to the mirror being detected in the environment of the first user, selecting a portion of a first image displayed on the mirror or image reflecting surface within the boundary of the mirror or image reflecting surface, and displaying the portion of the first image as an overlay on a second image to a second user. A corresponding system and computer-readable device are also disclosed..
At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp

Photo and video collaboration platform

Systems and methods for creating a collaborative video campaign. The method comprises receiving, at a server, a plurality of videos from remote contributor image capture devices, then sorting the plurality of videos at the server into separate categories, each corresponding to a shot type.
Super 6 Llc

Image processing for pose estimation

A method for estimating a pose of a first object in relation to a second object, the second object comprising a visual marker comprising a plurality of ellipses comprises capturing a video image of the visual marker with an image capture device on the first object, then pre-processing frames of the video image on a graphics processing unit. The method comprises detecting the visual marker by finding contours in the frames to identify the plurality of ellipses and determining that a pattern of the plurality of ellipses match a known pattern of the visual marker.
Colorado Seminary Which Owns And Operates The University Of Denver

Information processing apparatus and control method

An information processing apparatus generates, for two or more videos including an overlapping region that overlap each other, overlapping region information that indicates the overlapping region, and transmits the overlapping region information to a display control apparatus that generates a video by concatenating the two or more videos. The display control apparatus obtains the overlapping region information from another apparatus, generates a video by concatenating the two or more videos based on the overlap information, and causes the display unit to display the generated video..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Legal event booking systems and methods

A legal event booking interface that provides for selection means for selection a legal service provider including between a digital reporter, stenographer, videographer, interpreter (not shown), or a combination thereof, and selection means for selecting and reserving a job location.. .
Push Legal Services, Llc

Automatically computing emotions aroused from images through shape modeling

Shape features in natural images influence emotions aroused in human beings. An in-depth statistical analysis helps to understand the relationship between shapes and emotions.
The Penn State Research Foundation

Method of detecting pedestrian and vehicle based on convolutional neural network by using stereo camera

Provided is a method of detecting pedestrians and vehicles based on a convolutional neural network by using a stereo camera, for generating a disparity video through stereo matching in a video photographed by the stereo camera, detecting object candidates by using the disparity image, and detecting the pedestrians and the vehicles through an object detection process for the detected candidate. The method includes receiving a stereo video; acquiring a disparity video from the stereo video using stereo matching to convert the disparity video into a depth video; extracting object candidates by analyzing a histogram of the depth video; and detecting an object by using a convolutional neural network to be detected among the object candidates.
Kwangwoon University Industry-academic Collaboration Foundation

Detection of logos in a sequence of video frames

A method is provided for detecting static graphical elements in a sequence of video frames that compares a selected frame in the sequence to each of a plurality of previous frames in the sequence to identify a graphical element that can be a logo. For each pair of frames compared, an absolute difference frame is determined by acquiring an absolute difference value between pixel values for corresponding pixels over at least a portion of the frames in the frame pair.
Arris Enterprises Llc

Biological information detection device and biological information detection method

A biological information detection device includes an imaging unit that images reflected light from a target object and outputs a video signal including a plurality of wavelength components, a reflected light analysis unit that obtains a wavelength and an intensity of the reflected light from the video signal, a wavelength fluctuation detection unit that detects difference between the wavelength of the reflected light of each time and the wavelength of the reflected light of a time before each of the time, and a pulse detecting unit that detects a change in accordance with a time of the detected difference as a pulse.. .

Video monitor layout

A video monitor layout method and device are provided in the present disclosure. The method includes: determining a plurality of sample points on a map and determining a spatial range to be analyzed based on distribution regions of the plurality of sample points; obtaining grid units of the spatial range by rasterizing the spatial range to be analyzed; assigning a weight to each of the sample points, wherein the weight represents a level of monitor requirement at the sample point; and acquiring a weight value of each of the grid units according to the weight value of each of the sample points and a positional relationship between each of the sample points and each of the grid units and generating camera distribution position data of the spatial range based on the weight value of each of the grid units..
Zhejiang Uniview Technologies Co., Ltd

Determination of similarity between videos using shot duration correlation

A content system identifies shots in a first video and shots in a second video. Shot durations are determined for the identified shots of each video.
Google Inc.

Smart emulator for wearable devices

Input of a video file is received. The video file includes video of a representation of a wearable device.
International Business Machines Corporation

Mobile terminal and controlling the same

Disclosed are a mobile terminal and method for controlling the same. The present invention provides a mobile terminal including a sensing unit, a touch screen configured to be partitioned into a center area and a side area, and a control unit, wherein the control unit is configured to sense a first input signal for selecting one of the center area and the side area while displaying a video on the center area and display at least one object on the side area based on the first input signal..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Family cultural contents service method and system

The present invention relates to a family cultural contents service method and system which, when a user captures (shuts) a photograph or video related to the user's family using a smartphone and posts same in real time on a family cultural space, allow members of the user's family to respectively check the photograph or video by using their own terminals or participate with a reply or a message responding to the posted contents and by using other contents, so as to form a family history. The family cultural contents service system according to the present invention is characterized by comprising: a contents collecting unit for collecting uploaded image data acquired in real time from a user terminal; a shut-tree generating unit for generating a shut-tree when the image data is uploaded; a space forming unit for forming a 3d space corresponding to the shut-tree; a service providing unit for providing a family cultural contents service in the 3d space corresponding to the shut-tree; and a controller for controlling to generate a shut-tree when uploaded image data is received in real time from the user terminal, or generate a 3d space corresponding to the shut-tree and provide a family cultural contents service in the 3d space..

Video mouthpiece apparatus and making same

A mount and method of manufacturing same is disclosed. The mount includes a mouthpiece for holding the mount in a user's mouth, a video connector piece for mounting a camera to the apparatus, and a connector that structurally secures the mouthpiece and the video connector piece.

Controlling in flight entertainment system using pointing device integrated into seat

An entertainment system includes a video display unit facing a passenger seat and a track pad assembly integrated with an armrest of the passenger seat. The track pad assembly includes a track pad that is operable to control the video display unit..
Thales Avionics, Inc.

Video-camera device for a motor vehicle and assembly method

A video-camera device comprises a motherboard, and a daughterboard comprising a video-camera module the optical axis of which is perpendicular to a main plane of the daughterboard. The motherboard includes a rigid main segment comprising image-processing electronic components.
Delphi Technologies, Inc.

Method and rear-mounted vehicular display control system with integrated back-up camera

A vehicular-signage system includes a control unit electrically coupled to a vehicle. The control unit is adapted to receive signals from the vehicle related to the vehicle being placed in reverse.
Luminator Mass Transit, Llc

System and optimizing virtual games

The present specification describes an assistive tool that facilitates the design of video games to achieve a true randomized, non-biased and neutral gaming environment that is bounded so that extremes of disincentives and excess incentives are avoided. In one embodiment, the tool allows for simulation of game environment and generates variables that enable reward acquisition by players.
Activision Publishing, Inc.

Transitioning gameplay on a head-mounted display

A method includes the following: presenting gameplay of a video game through a head-mounted display (hmd), the hmd being disposed in a local environment; detecting a person speaking in the local environment, wherein detecting the person speaking includes capturing audio from the local environment by the hmd, and analyzing the captured audio to identify the person speaking in the local environment; responsive to detecting the person speaking in the local environment, presenting a notification through the hmd, the notification providing an option to pause the gameplay of the video game; responsive to receiving a command indicating selection of the option, pausing the gameplay of the video game and presenting through the hmd a view through an externally facing camera of the hmd that enables viewing of the person speaking in the local environment.. .
Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.

Basketball performance monitoring system

A system for creating and viewing indexed video snippets of a series of shots toward a goal comprising at least one sensor directly connected to a microprocessor, the microprocessor configured to trigger responsive to a ball-shooting detection of at least one of the series of shots toward the goal; electronic times that represent the accurate timing of a triggering event related to the ball-shooting detection; one or more video recordings captured by at least one recording source; wherein the electronic times are utilized to associate portions of the one or more video recordings with corresponding shots toward the goal; the associated portions are stored as separate video snippets; and the video snippets are indexed by the corresponding shots toward the goal.. .
Shooter's Touch, Llc

Pediatric nasal endoscope, gastroscope and aerodigestive scope

Tne provides the opportunity to make the care of children with eoe and other gastrointestinal or aerodigestive conditions safer, more efficient, and less costly while simultaneously advancing our understanding of the pathophysiology and natural course of this condition. A pediatric endoscope was developed to facilitate tne in children with eoe.
The Regents Of The University Of Colorado, A Body Corporate

Multi-use scope

An endoscope/triplescope (combined gastroscope, bronchoscope, laryngoscope) device and/or system includes an endoscope having an outer diameter of less than about 4.0 millimeters, in particular less than about 3.5 millimeters, that allows high resolution viewing having a distal element including an optical element that allows four way tip deflection. Further, the device may include a scope stiffening apparatus to minimize the endoscopes flexibility when needed, a foot and hand activation to allow air/water insufflation and image/video capture, a light source, an interior conduit having a diameter greater than about 2 mm, one or more sensor arrays, audio elements for transcription of report, sensors to measure body cavity findings..
The Regents Of The University Of Colorado, A Body Corporate

Tp Vision Holding B.v.

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Systems and methods for streaming media

A content storage system is provided. The content storage system may include a portable content repository device comprising a processor, a storage module, and a communication module.
Fasetto, Llc

Instance specific, sender selected message bearing audio/video notification system and method

A communications method including enabling selection and sending by a sending user, using a sending communication device, of a sending user-selectable, at least partially audio communication, which was previously stored, the sending user-selectable at least partially audio communication being selectable by the sending user from a library accessible to the sending user via the sending communication device, enabling playing to a receiving user, using a receiving communication device, the sending user-selected, at least partially audio communication and enabling automatically displaying to the receiving user, using the receiving communication device, at least one receiving user-selectable at least partially audio reply communication, which was previously stored and which is subject matter related to the sending user-selected at least partially audio communication.. .
Cherry Sweep Ltd

System to communicate information using mobile-enabled application

The present invention generally relates to the field of a system to communicate information using a mobile-enabled application and method thereof. The invention, particularly relates to system and method for a submitter to communicate information related to an incident such as crime, personal emergencies, medical emergencies, suspicion activities, using a mobile-enabled application to the targeted receiver system, such as local, state or federal agencies.

Match video marking

Disclosed herein are system, method, and computer program product embodiments for embedding information in a video feed. An embodiment operates by analyzing a video frame from a video feed to detect features of a playing field in the video frame and generate a camera projection matrix based on a model of the playing field and the detected features.
Sap Se

Methods for serving a video advertisement to a user

One variation of a method for serving a video advertisement to a computing device includes: segmenting a digital video into a first video segment and a second video segment; at a visual element loaded into a document, loading the first video segment; in response to a scroll event that shifts the visual element into view within a window rendered on a display of the computing device, playing back the first video segment within the visual element; during playback of the first video segment, loading the second video segment from a remote server; in response to completion of playback of the first video segment, playing back the second video segment within the visual element; and calculating a level of user engagement a total duration of the digital video played back in the visual element.. .
Yieldmo, Inc.

Video distribution

Embodiments of the present invention relate to the communications field, and provide a video distribution method and a device. The method includes: receiving, by an scef, a first request message sent by a third-party server, where the first request message includes an mbms capability negotiation parameter for video distribution, the mbms capability negotiation parameter being requested by the third-party server; sending, by the scef, a second request message to an hss according to the first request message, to request the hss to expose an mbms capability; sending, by the scef, a third request message to a broadcast multicast service center bm-sc after the scef receives a second response message returned by the hss when the hss determines to allow the exposure of the mbms capability, to request to obtain mbms capability information exposed by the bm-sc; and sending the mbms capability information obtained from the bm-sc to the third-party server..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Rules-based content management

Techniques for rules-based content management are provided. Video on demand content is collected from a variety of sources.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

Video playback in group communications

Aspects of the disclosure describe video playback in group communications. A method includes receiving a request for a video from a messaging application providing a group communication comprising messages, instructing a first client device to display a graphical representation of a video in a user interface (ui) of the messaging application, the first client device associated with a first user participating in the group communication with other users, receiving first user input comprising a selection of the graphical representation of the video in the ui during the group communication, responsive to the first user input, initiating playback of the video in a video playback portion of the ui, allowing input, via the ui, of other messages for the group communication during playback of the video, and maintaining the video playback portion of the ui visible to the first user while the first user scrolls through the messages of the group communication..
Google Inc.

Search filter push

In one embodiment, a receiver-decoder device includes a receiver to receive encoded video content, a decoder to decode the encoded video content, a processor to send a push proposition to a mobile device running, television remote control software via a wireless link, the posh proposition indicating an electronic program guide search filter which is activated by the receiver-decoder device on receiving a confirmation from the mobile device, receive a confirmation from the mobile device, via the wireless link, the confirmation indicating that a selectable item based on the push proposition was selected on the mobile device, filter a list of program items with the search filter yielding a filtered program item list, and display an electronic program guide including items from the filtered program item list. Related apparatus and methods are also described..
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Video composition by dynamic linking

A computer receives one or more media content source locations. The computer determines two or more media content items associated with the one or more received media content source locations.
International Business Machines Corporation

Method and system for managing buffers

Rendering video is disclosed including responding to an access request from a video data provider using a first video buffer queue corresponding to a first rendering technique, receiving a request to change the first rendering technique to a second rendering technique, and switching the first video buffer queue for the access request to a second video buffer queue corresponding to the second rendering technique, the first video buffer queue and the second video buffer queue being concurrent.. .
Alibaba Group Holding Limited

System and using the hadoop mapreduce framework to measure linear, dvr, and vod video program viewing including measuring trick play activity on second-by-second level to understand behavior of viewers as they interact with video asset viewing devices delivering content through a network

A computer-implemented method of using video program viewing activity data as input to an aggregation engine built on the hadoop mapreduce framework which calculates second-by-second video viewing activity for linear, dvr, and vod program level viewing including measuring trick play activity with results aggregated to the analyst's choice of program, program airing, channel, house attributes, device attributes, geographic area, demographic attributes, viewing date, or any combination of these fields, for each second of program content represented in the video program viewing data. The source data may be extracted from a database defined according to the cable television laboratories, inc.
Comcast Communications, Llc

Method for decoding a service guide

The invention is: a method for decoding a service guide associated with a video bitstream comprising: (a) receiving a content fragment within the service guide, (b) receiving a name element within the content fragment, (c) receiving a description element within the content fragment and (d) decoding the service guide.. .
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

Rendering of an audio and/or video signal comprising trick play limited parts

The rewind mode is disabled in case this would lead to read access to a program part which has not yet been rendered and which follows a trick play restricted part of the program part which also has not yet been rendered.. .

Method and system for synchronizing playback of multimedia files

A method for synchronizing a multimedia file shared between two or more devices is provided. The multimedia file is received by a first device.
Ani Technologies Private Limited

Video processing system for demultiplexing received compressed and non-compressed video signals and transmitting demultiplexed signals

The present invention is intended to permit both real-time display of a picture represented by a non-compressed video signal on a television and display of a picture represented by a compressed video signal at any desired time by simultaneously transmitting the compressed video signal and non-compressed video signal via one interface. An stb packetizes a compressed video signal, and multiplexes the compressed video signal and a blanking signal combined with a non-compressed video signal.
Maxell, Ltd.

Automatic screen navigation for media device configuration and control

Methods, systems, and apparatuses are described for automatically navigating a graphical user interface (gui) of a media device. In embodiments, objects (e.g.
Caavo Inc

Wireless audio/video streaming network

A method and apparatus for operating a mobile device are described including receiving content on a mobile device, determining if the mobile device is proximate to an electronic device, the electronic device capable of providing better rendering quality and forwarding the received content to an access point or multimedia over cable client device responsive to the determination. Also described area a method and apparatus for operating an access point including receiving content, by the access point, from a mobile device, first determining quality of the received content, second determining if the access point has sufficient processing power to transcode the received content, transcoding the received content by the access point responsive to the determination, forwarding the transcoded content to a wifi client..
Thomson Licensing

Computer streaming video with dynamic user features

A system and method for streaming video with dynamic user features enable content distribution systems to increase a user's total watch time. Automated playback and pause modes are disclosed that allow a user to select a preferred playback mode and have that mode persist across sessions and application launches..
Google Llc

A method, an apparatus, a computer program for video coding

There are disclosed various methods, apparatuses and computer program products for video encoding. In some embodiments a method comprises including two or more entities into a container file, wherein each entity is a media item or a media track; and indicating in one of the following: the container file or a description of the container file; that the two or more entities are playable in the order they appear in the container file to achieve progressive refinement.
Nokia Technologies Oy

Display apparatus and displaying content

Provided are a rotatable display device and a method of displaying content using the same. The display device includes a display; and a controller configured to control the display to display first video content based on a first source, sense pivoting of the display while the first video content is displayed, and control the display, in response to the pivoting, to display second video content based on at least one second source different from the first source, the second video content being different from the first video content..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Enhancing a live video

The present disclosure is directed toward systems and methods for enhancing a live video stream. For example, systems and methods described herein enable a broadcaster to select various settings associated with a live video stream enhancement.
Facebook, Inc.

Systems and methods for demultiplexing and multiplexing multimedia streams that have spurious elementary streams

Described herein are systems, methods and apparatus for demultiplexing and multiplexing multimedia streams where one or more of the underlying elementary streams appears intermittently, that is, one or more particular elementary streams are “spurious”. Typically, a multiplexed multimedia stream contains elementary streams for video, audio and ancillary data.
Akamai Technologies, Inc.

Keyframe mitigation for video streams with multiple receivers

In one embodiment, a video encoder generates an encoded bitstream representing a sequence of video frames including a keyframe. The encoder generates information for use by a decoder that receives the encoded bitstream to enable the decoder to generate display frames from a pre-keyframe video frame that is prior to the keyframe in the sequence of video frames.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Broadcast signal transmitting apparatus, broadcast signal receiving apparatus, transmitting broadcast signal, and receiving broadcast signal

An apparatus for receiving a broadcast signal, includes a receiver configured to receive the broadcast signal including physical layer signaling data, signaling data, content data and service guide information, wherein the signaling data is included in a signal frame indicated by the physical layer signaling data, wherein the signaling data includes mapping information between a service and a plp, and information supporting channel scanning and service acquisition, wherein the service guide information includes a service fragment having information about the broadcast service and a content fragment having information about content data of the broadcast service, wherein the content fragment further includes a content-level privateext element having component information of the content data, wherein the component information includes information for a component in the broadcast service, and wherein the component is one of a video component, an audio component, and a closed caption component (cc).. .
Lg Electronics Inc.

Transmission apparatus, transmission method, image processing apparatus, image processing method, reception apparatus, and reception method

A predetermined container including a video stream obtained by performing encoding operation on moving image data of a predetermined frame rate is transmitted. Information for restricting frame interpolation is inserted into one or both of a layer of the container and a layer of the video stream.

Providing enhanced live video

The present disclosure is directed toward systems and methods for providing an enhanced live video presentation to one or more viewers of a live video stream. In particular, the systems and methods described herein involve detecting a live video stream at an event and, based on received information about the event, generating a video enhancement overlay for the live video stream.
Facebook, Inc.

Live interactive video streaming using one or more camera devices

A computing device is configured to execute an interactive streaming application, and the interactive streaming application configured to join a live broadcast of an event that is shared by an interactive video broadcasting service executing on a server computer, receive a first video stream having video captured from a camera device configured as a first video source and display the video on a display screen, receive a second video stream having panoramic video captured from a panoramic video capturing device configured as a second video source and display a portion of the panoramic video according to a first viewing angle on the display screen, receive a change to the first viewing angle of the panoramic video, and display another portion of the panoramic video according to a second viewing angle.. .
Twitter, Inc.

Filtering for video processing

It is presented a method for applying a filter on at least one colour component of an input signal used for video processing. The method is performed in a filter device and comprises the steps of: converting the input signal, by applying a first conversion process, to a modified signal, wherein both the input signal and the modified signal are in a spatial domain; filtering the modified signal with a filter, yielding a filtered signal; and converting the filtered signal, by applying a second conversion process, to an output signal, wherein the output signal is in a spatial domain..
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

System and data reduction based on scene content

A production system determines which areas or portions of a video file (e.g., for a scene) are static and which areas contain motion. Instead of steaming redundant image data for the static areas of the video, the production only sends image data for or updates the areas of each frame that contain motion to minimize an amount of data being streamed to a head mounted display (hmd) without compromising image quality..
Pixvana, Inc.

Implicit coding of reference line index used in intra prediction

A device for decoding video data determines that a current block of video data is coded using a linear model prediction mode; for the luma component of the current block, determines reconstructed luma samples; based on luma samples in a luma component of one or more already decoded neighboring blocks and chroma samples in a chroma component of the one or more already decoded neighboring blocks, determines values for linear parameters, wherein the luma samples in the luma component of the one or more already decoded neighboring blocks comprise luma samples from a starting line in the luma component of the one or more already decoded neighboring blocks, wherein the starting line in the luma component of the one or more already decoded neighboring blocks is at least one line removed from a border line of the luma component of the current block.. .
Qualcomm Incorporated

Moving picture decoding method and moving picture encoding method

High-quality video is provided using a small amount of coded bits. The moving picture decoding method performs inter-frame prediction processing.
Hitachi Maxell, Ltd.

Method and system for parallel rate-constrained motion estimation in video coding

Methods and systems for parallel rate-constrained motion estimation in a video encoder are provided. Embodiments of the present invention provide a solution for the problem of the reliance upon spatial dependencies when processing parallel rcme on a frame.
Ecole De Technologie Superieure

Motion prediction in video coding

There is disclosed apparatuses, methods and computer programs for utilizing motion prediction in video coding. A block of pixels of a video representation encoded in a bitstream is read, and a type of the block is determined.
Nokia Technologies Oy

Method of encoding multiple languages in a video file for a gaming machine

The invention provides a method of encoding multiple languages in a video file for use in a gaming machine, comprising encoding first video file segments in first language, encoding second video file segments in a second language and encoding one or more third video file segments that do not display any language. A first set of instructions is executable by a computing device of the gaming machine to combine the first and third video file segments into a video presentation in the first language to be displayed on a display of the gaming machine.
Ainsworth Game Technology Limited

Pipelined video decoder system

Efficient decoding of video content that may involve intra block copy operations, such as copying pixel data from one region of a frame to another region of the same frame is described. For example, a method to decode the video content may involve identifying the video frame in which intra block copy operation is to be performed, prior to the intra block copy operation being initiated.
Avago Technologies General Ip (singapore) Pte. Ltd.

Predicting and verifying regions of interest selections

Video images are rendered in viewports of content viewers. Each content viewer views video images through a respective viewport in the viewports.
Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation

Artistic intent based video coding

Systems, methods, and instrumentalities are disclosed for artistic intent based content coding that preserves expressions of artistic intent in content. Expressions of artistic intent are identified (e.g.
Vid Scale, Inc.

Method and encoder system for encoding video

A method for encoding video is disclosed wherein information representative of pixels in an image frame is received, and a spatial statistical measure of said information is calculated for groups of neighbouring pixels to form a group value for each group of pixels. A set of available quantization steps is determined comprising a first predetermined quantization step.
Axis Ab

Method and device for processing a video signal by using an adaptive separable graph-based transform

The present invention provides a method for decoding a video signal using an adaptive separable graph-based transform, comprising the steps of: receiving a transform index for a target block from the video signal, wherein the transform index indicates a graph-based transform to be applied to the target block; deriving a graph-based transform kernel corresponding to the transform index; and decoding the target block based on the graph-based transform kernel.. .
University Of Southern California

Low complexity sample adaptive offset (sao) coding

A device for encoding video data may be configured to encode video data according to a set of sample adaptive offset (sao) types; perform a plurality of coding passes to test a subset of the sao types for a first block of video data, wherein the subset is smaller than the set; select from the subset of sao types an sao type for the first block of video data; and generate for inclusion in an encoded bitstream, information for identifying the selected sao type for the first block.. .
Qualcomm Incorporated

Analytic reprocessing for data stream system and method

A head mounted display (hmd) identifies viewing trends for a video based on multiple viewings of the video by users having different user characteristics. The analysis identifies viewing trends based on user characteristics, e.g., the age and gender of the user.
Pixvana, Inc.

Method and color gamut scalability (cgs) video encoding with artifact detection

In scalable video coding, enhancement layer (el) pictures are usually predicted from decoded base layer (bl) pictures. When the el pictures and the bl pictures are represented with different color spaces, color gamuts, transforming the decoded bl pictures, for example, to inter-layer reference (ilr) pictures in the color space/gamut of the el may improve the prediction.
Thomson Licensing

Compatible stereoscopic video delivery

Stereoscopic images are subsampled and placed in a “checkerboard” pattern in an image. The image is encoded in a monoscopic video format.
Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation

Video frame processing method

A video frame processing method, which comprises: (a) capturing at least one first video flame via a first camera; (b) capturing at least one second video frame via a second camera; and (c) adjusting one candidate second video frame of the second video frames based on one of the first video frame to generate a target single view video frame.. .
Mediatek Inc.

Providing 3d look-up table (lut) estimation for color gamut scalability

Systems and/or methods for estimating color conversion components. A video coding device may receive a picture associated with a first color space.
Vid Scale, Inc.

Mri compatible projector with built-in safety features

An mri-compatible video projector system with improved safety features, comprising a projector module, a liquid cooling system, comprising a coolant block of non-magnetic material disposed in or adjacent the housing of the projector and heat generating components, a coolant pump situated remotely from the projector, and coupled to the coolant block by coolant lines carrying liquid to and from the coolant block, and a projector power system situated remotely from the projector.. .
Resonance Technology, Inc.

Intrinsically safe video inspection system

An intrinsically safe video inspection system intended for use in a class i, zone 0 area is capable of visually surveying hazardous area locations; where the potential for fire or explosion exists because of gases, dust, or easily ignitable fibers in the atmosphere. The intrinsically safe camera of the present invention has the distinct ability to be used all areas that require increased safety and works in various hazardous environments, allowing users the ability to remotely view and inspect various mines, silos, and storage tanks.

Locating a person of interest using shared video footage from audio/video recording and communication devices

Systems and methods for communicating in a network using share signals in accordance with various embodiments of the present disclosure are provided. In one embodiment, a method for sharing video footage captured by audio/video (a/v) recording and communication devices is provided, the method comprising: receiving from a first client device a share signal including first image data including a person of interest; receiving from a second a/v recording and communication device second image data; transmitting to a second client device, the first image data and a request to check the second image data; receiving from the second client device a locate person command signal; searching the second image data for a match of the person of interest; and when a match of the person of interest is found, generating and transmitting an alert signal that includes a notification that the person of interest was matched in the second image data..
Ring Inc.

System and capturing and delivering video images

Disclosed herein is a system and method for providing, over a network, updated and accurate video segments of vehicular and pedestrian traffic. At least one camera forms a part of the system receiving a set of instructions to capture a video segment of a predetermined duration at predetermined time intervals.
Solutions Xyz, Llc

Wearable recording system with memory designation

A surveillance apparatus continuously records imaged data from a camera into a circular buffer in a local memory. When a record signal is received, the system records the video stream that was recorded before the record signal was received, and the video stream that is recorded after the record signal was received.
Stellar, Llc

Interface for a video call

Exemplary embodiments relate to techniques for displaying participants in an interface during a group call, and is particularly well-suited to use with small displays. A full-size call interface may be shrunk down into a chathead that makes good use of limited screen real estate, especially when being used on a mobile device.
Facebook, Inc.

Methods and systems for displaying relevant participants in a video communication

Exemplary embodiments relate to techniques for selecting which users should be shown in an interface during a group call, and for presenting the users on (potentially small) displays. According to some embodiments, a most-relevant speaker is selected for display on each call participants' screen.
Facebook, Inc.

Correlating ui with cpu stacks for profiling sessions

Methods, systems, apparatuses, and computer program products are provided for correlating a user interface (ui) of an executing process with a profiling trace generated for the process. A profiling trace of a process is captured during execution of the process.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Portable video communication system

A method and device for adapting a display image on a hand-held portable wireless display and digital capture device. The device includes a camera for capturing a digital video and/or still image of a user, means for adjusting the captured digital image in response to poor image capture angle of said image capture device so as to create a modified captured digital image; and means for transmitting said modified captured digital image over a wireless communication network to a second hand-held portable wireless display and digital capture device..
Monument Peak Ventures, Llc

Method to capture, store, distribute, share, stream and display panoramic image or video

The present invention is a system for assembling panoramic images of a scene captured by a panoramic image capture device having a decoding unit configured to read image content data from the image capture device, an information reading unit configured to extract device parameters about the capture device, and an image processing unit configured to assemble an output image using the image content data and the device parameters.. .
6115187 Canada, D/b/a Immervision, Inc.

Full-spherical video imaging system and computer-readable recording medium

A full-spherical video imaging system includes an acquisition unit configured to acquire tilt angles relative to a vertical direction from an image sensor with a second cycle time being shorter than a first cycle time with which the acquisition unit acquires original image data from the image sensor, a calculator configured to calculate an average tilt angle from a tilt angle of the image sensor relative to the vertical direction acquired simultaneously with acquisition of the original image data and a tilt angle of the image sensor relative to the vertical direction acquired in a period straddling the acquisition of the original image data, and a generator configured to generate corrected image data by correcting the original image data based on the average tilt angle.. .

User interface for camera effects

The present disclosure generally relates to user interfaces. In some examples, the electronic device transitions between user interfaces for capturing photos based on data received from a first camera and a second camera.
Apple Inc.

Variable image data reduction system and method

Variable image data reduction is applied to at least a subset of each frame of a video file. The variable image data reduction includes reducing data by one or more techniques, such as compression, decimation, distortion, and so forth, across the frame by a different degree or amount based on a viewing location of the user.
Pixvana, Inc.

System and tracking and archiving mobile communications

A system tracks and archives communications between a mobile device and a telephone (which could be another mobile device) or an enterprise application software module. A gateway receives communications from and sends communications to a mobile software application installed on a mobile device.
Celltrust Corporation

Camera opening for smartphone battery case to reduce flash glare

A case for portable electronic devices including smartphones includes a feature to prevent glare from a flash from affecting images and video captured by a camera lens and also a battery to extend battery life of the electronic device. Smartphones have telephony, internet connectivity, and camera and video features.
Incase Designs Corp.

Managing metadata in cloud driven, thin client video applications

A client device may send a first request and then receive, in response to sending the first request, a first response and a first fingerprint tree corresponding to the first response. Next, the client device may cache the first response and the first fingerprint tree corresponding to the first response.
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Data processing method, apparatus and electronic device

The embodiments of the present disclosure disclose a data processing method, apparatus and electronic device, the method including: acquiring material attribute information of a first material in a video image played on a first device terminal, wherein the video image includes a raw video image and the first material drawn on the raw video image using computer graphics; generating a transmission stream according to the raw video image and the material attribute information; and sending the transmission stream to at least one second device terminal.. .
Beijing Sensetime Technology Development Co., Ltd.

Live migration of virtualized video stream decoding

Embodiments perform live migration of a virtual machine (vm) decoding a video stream including suspending and resuming the video stream. A software decoder operating on the vm is able to use dedicated video decoding hardware resources of the host computing device upon which the vm is operating.
Vmware, Inc.

Light-weight resolution switching for online video streaming

A method of providing high resolution video content with reduced latency, including, determining available bandwidth of a communication path, and sending delta-value video content segments to a client device if the available bandwidth is above a first threshold value.. .
International Business Machines Corporation

Redundant media packet streams

This invention concerns the transmitting and receiving of digital media packets, such as audio and video channels and lighting instructions. In particular, the invention concerns the transmitting and receiving of redundant media packet streams.
Audinate Pty Limited

Dynamic service chaining and late binding

A visibility platform can be used to monitor traffic traversing private cloud infrastructures and/or public cloud infrastructures. In some instances, the traffic is provided to a set of network services that are accessible to the visibility platform.
Gigamon Inc.

Selecting a recording mode based on available storage space

A method, system, and computer program product for selecting a recording mode used by audio and/or video input devices on a device. The method includes determining an initial recording mode associated with a live recording on an electronic device.
Motorola Mobility Llc

Methods and systems for tracking media effects in a media effect index

Exemplary embodiments relate to the creation of a media effect index for group video conversations. Media effect application (e.g., in the form of graphical overlays, filters, sounds, etc.) may be tracked in a timeline during a chat session.
Facebook, Inc.

Video assisted digital audio watermarking

A system and method for embedding digital audio watermarks in audio source information based at least upon identified video content are described. An audio/video processing system receives audiovisual data.
Ati Technologies Ulc

Audio analysis learning using video data

Audio analysis learning is performed using video data. Video data is obtained, on a first computing device, wherein the video data includes images of one or more people.
Affectiva, Inc.

Managing transitions of adaptive display rates for different video playback scenarios

To manage dynamic adjustment of the refresh rate of a computer display, the operating system defines at least two playback modes: one or more custom modes that can be selected by applications, and a standard mode which is a default setting for the system that can be expected by applications. The operating system provides an application programming interface that enables an application to request using a custom mode.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Metadata filtering for display mapping for high dynamic range images

Systems and methods are disclosed for filtering metadata to be used in display management. Given an input video stream and input metadata comprising at least one of minimum, average, or maximum luminance values of the video frames in the video stream, values of a function of the input metadata are filtered using a temporal filter to generate filtered metadata, wherein the filtering is based only on metadata for input frames in the same scene.
Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation

Display control apparatus and display control method

A display control apparatus according to an aspect of the present disclosure includes: a high-luminance area detection unit that sets a measurement area on a screen of the video signal, calculates an apl value of the set measurement area, and detects a high-luminance area on the basis of a result of a comparison between the calculated apl value and a threshold value; a control unit that causes a lut, in which an apl value of each pixel is an input and a gain value is an output, to be generated on the basis of the apl value of the detected high-luminance area; an apl value calculation unit that calculates the apl value of each pixel on the basis of pixel values of the video signal; a lut unit that generates the lut under control of the control unit and references the generated lut to output the gain value corresponding to the calculated apl value of each pixel; and a multiplication unit that multiplies the pixel values of the video signal by the output gain value. The present disclosure is applicable to a video monitor..

Learning assistance apparatus, learning assistance method, and computer-readable storage medium

A learning assistance apparatus 10 includes a video presentation unit 11 that presents a first video of a first person performing a specific agricultural task and a second video of a second person performing a specific agricultural task, an inquiry processing unit 12 that presents, to a user, questions regarding disparities between the agricultural task of the first person in the first video and the agricultural task performed by the second person in the second video and receives a response by the user, and an educational material suggestion unit 13 that specifies an educational material for describing the specific agricultural task based on a result of the response and suggests the specified educational material.. .
Keio University

Annotated 3d models of telecommunication sites for planning, engineering, and installation

Systems and method for creating, modifying, and utilizing a virtual 360-degree view of a telecommunications site with annotations thereon include obtaining data capture from the telecommunications site, wherein the data capture includes one or more of photos and video; processing the data capture to create a three-dimensional (3d) model of the telecommunications site with associated geography, buildings, and constructions therein; obtaining object data associated with one or more objects of interest located at the telecommunications site, in the associated geography, the buildings, and the constructions; inserting annotations for each of the one or more objects of interest in the 3d model at associated locations and with associated information for each of the one or more objects of interest; and utilizing the 3d model with the annotations for one or more of planning, engineering, and installation associated with the telecommunications site.. .
Etak Systems, Llc

Method for supporting the usage of a computerized source device within virtual environment of a head mounted device

Displaying said streaming video from said camera within the vr environment, showing the user's interaction with the said input device.. .

Event digital image enhancement

Enhancing digital photo images (digital photo image) with the identity of persons within the digital photo image, the digital photo image location or subject matter, the identity of an event sponsor or event location such as a sports facility or music event or slogan or logo. The digital photo image may be a still digital photo image or a video.
Alpha Event Marketing Services, Inc.

Method and apparatus to generate haptic feedback from video content analysis

A system includes an image capture device configured to capture images, and a processor programmed with one or more computer program modules. When executed, the one or more computer program modules are configured to receive the images captured by the image capture device, generate a control signal for a haptic output device as the images are received, synchronize the images and the control signal, and output a video with the synchronized images and the control signal..
Immersion Corporation

Cascaded-time-scale background modeling

The techniques and systems described for a cascaded-time-scale background modeling technique. In various implementations, the technique includes maintaining a short-term background model, which can be updated for every input video frame.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Blister-strip inspection device

The invention relates to a blister strip inspection device (10) for sensing blister segments (12) of a blister strip (14), having an image acquisition device (16) which is arranged to capture images of the blister strip (14), wherein the image acquisition device (16) comprises a digital camera (18.1), an advance sensing device (24) for continuously sensing an advance (x) of the blister strip (14), and an evaluating unit (40) which is connected to the digital camera (18.1) and to the advance sensing device (24), and which is configured to automatically perform a method having the following steps: (v) sensing the advance of the blister strip (14), (vi) determining a target time (ti), at least also on the basis of the advance, at which a blister segment (12.i) is completely in the field of view (20.1) of the digital camera, and (vii) acquiring an image with the digital camera (18.1) at said target time (ti), wherein the digital camera (18.1) is a video camera which has a field of view (20.1, 20.2) and is formed to capture an image sequence consisting of temporally successive images. According to the invention, it is envisaged that the evaluating unit (40) is configured to automatically (i) determine the target time (ti) at which a blister segment (12.i) is completely in the field of view (20.1, 20.2), at least also on the basis of the advance (x), (ii) take an image (ai) from the image sequence such that a monitoring image is generated, (iii) store the monitoring image and (v) repeat steps (i) to (iii) such that a monitoring image sequence is generated, and the evaluating unit (40) is configured to automatically: sense at least one preceding image at a time that lies shortly before the target time (ti) and/or acquire at least one following image (a) at a time that lies shortly after the target time, determine which of the images sufficiently completely contains the greatest portion of a blister segment (12) by means of image recognition, and store said image (a) as a monitoring image..
Hmgeb Holding B.v.

Reducing power for 3d workloads

Various embodiments are presented herein that may reduce the workload of a system tasked with delivering frames of video data to a display generated by applications executing within the system. Applications executing within the system may generate new frames of video content at a specified frame rate known as frames per second (fps).
Intel Corporation

System and augmenting healthcare-provider performance

A system and method for augmenting healthcare-provider performance employs a head-mounted computing device that includes camera and microphones to capture a patient encounter and events immediately before and after: video, dictation and dialog. Wearing the device by the provider during the encounter permits normal interaction between provider and patient, encouraging the provider to maintain focus on the patient.
Augmedix, Inc.

Energy monitoring system and method

In one embodiment, a video surveillance, communications, and control system for the home is disclosed. The system may include one or more video cameras located in one or more rooms in a home, one or more motion detectors in one or more rooms in a home, one or more lights in the one or more rooms, each of the one or more lights being remotely controllable, and a console.
Strategic Design Federation W, Inc.

Method and classifying videos based on audio signals

An apparatus for classifying videos according to an embodiment of the present invention comprises: an audio extractor for extracting an audio signal upon receiving video information; an audio signal classifier for outputting primary classification information from the audio signal; and a video classifier for performing secondary classification on video data of the video information using the primary classification information.. .

Interactive communication via online video systems

Embodiments include systems and methods that enable enrichment and sharing of online content between users. These systems and methods provide mechanisms that allow users to author and overlay metadata as transparent containers on already existing data containers within models of the online content, as well as to create relational connections between people and objects across the web by communicating the overlaid online content.
Ingage Technologies, Inc.

Digital sign network

The disclosed subject matter provides a digital sign with a video camera. The digital sign and video camera are connected via a communications medium to a central computer.
Texas Emergency Network, Llc

Intelligent graphical feature generation for user content

A mobile application includes a user interface for creating video or hypervideo content comprising a plurality of visual cards. User text input is received for display on one of the visual cards, and text analysis information comprising a tone of the text and a topic of the text and/or one or more keywords of the text is identified based on the text input.
Flyrtv, Inc.

Vehicle vision system using aerial camera

A vision system for a vehicle includes at least one vehicle camera disposed at a vehicle so as to have a field of view exterior of the vehicle and a control that includes an image processor operable to process image data captured by the vehicle camera. An aerial platform is disposed at the vehicle and is operable to detach from and fly above the vehicle.
Magna Mirrors Of America, Inc.

Renewable energy powered blind spot sensor and stand alone power module

A renewable energy power module can power a blind spot monitoring system for alerting a driver when a vehicle is positioned in a blind spot. The power module can power side-view mirror mounted ultrasonic and thermal infrared blind spot sensors.

Anti-vibration mount for an in-vehicle video display

An anti-vibration mount for an in-vehicle video display is disclosed for supporting a display device inside a moving vehicle so as to allow the display device to be attached to a mounting surface inside the vehicle without use of the mounting holes of the display device. The anti-vibration mount includes a base plate that directly connects to a mounting surface inside the vehicle.

Information processing apparatus

An information processing apparatus that can present smell to a user in an appropriate mode utilizing a smell presentation device is provided. The information processing apparatus acquires content information relating to the substance of a content that includes at least one of video and audio to be presented to the user, and controls the smell presentation device to present smell in a mode according to the acquired content information..
Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.

System, method, and graphical user interface for controlling an application on a tablet

A system, method, and graphical user interface for playing games and/or executing applications on a tablet-based client. One embodiment of a graphical user interface (gui) for playing a video game on a tablet-based client device comprises: a virtual controller rendered on a display of the tablet computer, the virtual controller substantially mimicking the control provided by a thumb stick of a physical game controller and providing omnidirectional, free-form movement in a synchronous direction in which a user moves a finger on the display of the tablet-based client..
Sony Interactive Entertainment America Llc

Billiard table lighting and game play monitor

A billiard table top lighting apparatus provides substantially uniform lighting across the surface of a billiard table surface. The frame may support one or more cameras, one or more motion sensors, one or more microphones, and/or one or more computing devices to enable any of a variety of innovative features.
Smart Billiard Lighting Llc

Videoscopic surgery and endoscopic surgery procedures employing oscillating images

This disclosure is directed to improving the overall image of the patient's tissues displayed on the television monitor or optical googles or glasses and viewed by the surgeon or endoscopist when using dyes or other processes such as icg.. .

System and non-contact monitoring of physiological parameters

A system and method for monitoring one or more physiological parameters of a subject under free-living conditions is provided. The system includes a camera configured to capture and record a video sequence including at least one image frame of at least one region of interest (roi) of the subject's body.
Arizona Board Of Regents On Behalf Of Arizona State University

Methods and systems for network based video clip generation and management

Methods and system for managing media clips over a data network. Media streams may be received over a data network and stored by a storage server.
Walters Gardens, Inc.

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Class-based intelligent multiplexing over unmanaged networks

A method of adapting content-stream bandwidth includes generating a content stream for transmission over an unmanaged network with varying capacity and sending the content stream toward a client device. The method includes monitoring the capacity of the unmanaged network and determining whether an aggregate bandwidth of an upcoming portion of the content stream fits the capacity.
Activevideo Networks, Inc.

Channel change processing using stored content

Particular embodiments use a fast channel change (fcc) process that stores an amount of content at a network device for channels that are available to a subscriber. The network device can join video streams for channels to receive content for all the channels.
Arris Enterprises Llc

Method, device and computer program product for outputting a transport stream

A method comprising: receiving, via a distribution channel, video data having an identifier that identifies a position within a video and an address defining a location of a stored playlist. The method also comprises obtaining from a server a playlist in response to a user input, where the playlist includes location information identifying a location of a stored transport stream.
Sony Europe Limited

A transmitting on demand videos of fitness sessions on fixed and/or mobile electronic devices

A method and a system of electronic devices that cooperate with one another to implement this method enable the transmission on demand of videos of fitness sessions on fixed and/or mobile electronic devices by: at least one video camera; a device for acquisition, encoding