Patents Examined by Thai Q. Tran
  • Patent number: 11457172
    Abstract: An information processing device includes a selection unit configured to select a second image related to a first image from images captured by a second camera based on a position where the first image is captured by a first camera, and a control unit configured to reproduce the first image and the second image based on respective capturing times thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2022
    Assignee: PANASONIC I-PRO SENSING SOLUTIONS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hideaki Takahashi, Naoya Sakurai, Masayuki Hasegawa
  • Patent number: 11450424
    Abstract: A method of performing electrocardiography (ECG) analysis by at least one processor, the method including receiving ECG data that is from multiple leads; grouping the ECG data into groups of data; generating, from each group of the groups of data, a feature vector using a respective machine learning model; and performing ECG analysis using the feature vectors generated from each of the groups of data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2022
    Assignee: TENCENT AMERICA LLC
    Inventors: Kun Wang, Tao Yang, Min Tu, Yaliang Li, Hui Tang, Wei Fan
  • Patent number: 11445272
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to the technical field of multimedia, and provides a video processing method and apparatus. The video processing method according to the present disclosure includes: performing semantic analysis on subtitles of a video to acquire compressed subtitles; determining a weight of each frame of images in the video based on a preset image processing strategy; acquiring a shortened video images by extracting a plurality of image frames in an order of the weights of all frames of images from high to low, according to a preset video shortening proportion; and generating a shortened video according to the shortened video images and the compressed subtitles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2022
    Assignees: BEIJING JINGDONG SHANGKE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY CO, LTD., BEIJING JINGDONG CENTURY TRADING CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Junfu Wang
  • Patent number: 11443772
    Abstract: A computer implemented method of triggering events in a video, the method comprising: providing a list of objects with their states and corresponding events in video such that each state from the list triggers at least one event of the corresponding events, wherein each object from the list has at least one state triggering at least one event of the corresponding events from the list in video; detecting at least one object from the list that at least partially and at least occasionally is presented in frames of the video; tracking the at least one object and its state; triggering at least one event of the corresponding events from the list in video in case the state of the at least one object matches with one of its states from the list.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 9, 2021
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2022
    Assignee: Snap Inc.
    Inventors: Elena Shaburova, Victor Shaburov
  • Patent number: 11438544
    Abstract: The present application discloses an image transmission device and method. The image transmission device includes a receiver configured to receive pixel data in image data from a camera in sequence and buffer the pixel data into a memory, and determine, upon reception of a line of pixel data, a line number of the line of pixel data in the image data and a frame number of the image data; and a processor configured to obtain the line of pixel data, the line number of the line of pixel data and the frame number of the image data from the receiver, package the obtained line of pixel data, line number of the line of pixel data and frame number of the image data into a data packet, and transmit the data packet to a server.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2022
    Assignee: BEIJING TUSEN WEILAI TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ming Wang, Jie Sun
  • Patent number: 11431951
    Abstract: Embodiments of this application relate to the field of terminal technologies, and describe a method for displaying a dynamic image and a terminal, which resolve a problem that power consumption of a terminal caused by an existing method in which three-dimensional real-time rendering is used is relatively high. The method may be applied to a terminal, and can includes obtaining, from a video file based on a preset factor, a plurality of pieces of image frame data in a one-to-one correspondence to a plurality of image frames. The method may also include decoding the plurality of pieces of image frame data, to obtain the plurality of image frames. Furthermore, the method can include successively displaying the plurality of image frames obtained through the decoding, to present the dynamic image. The dynamic image includes the plurality of image frames, and the preset factor includes at least one of the following factors: a time point and orientation data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2022
    Assignee: HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kang Li, Jun Liang, Shilong Chen, Liang Xiao
  • Patent number: 11423945
    Abstract: A method and system for providing real time video collaboration production may include receiving a first video content portion from a first collaborator, the first video content portion being associated with a first sequence indicator, receiving a second video content portion from a second collaborator, the second video content portion being associated with a second sequence indicator, determining an order for the first video content portion and the second video content portion based on the first sequence indicator and the second sequence indicator, automatically integrating the first video content portion with the second video content portion based on the order to create an integrated video content portion, and providing the integrated video content portion for real-time display to the first collaborator and the second collaborator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2022
    Assignee: Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC
    Inventor: Rolly Seth
  • Patent number: 11423947
    Abstract: An image recording method in an image processing apparatus, includes the steps of acquiring, from a plurality of cameras, respective video images which the plurality of cameras start capturing in the sea before a first light that is lit in a first color is turned on and end capturing after a second light that is lit in a second color is turned on after the first tight is turned on, detecting, for each of the video images, a difference in luminance between chronologically adjacent frames in the video image, associating times of frames between the video images on the basis of the difference, and recording the video images with the associated times in a recording medium.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2022
    Assignee: Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology
    Inventors: Tetsuya Miwa, Dhugal Lindsay, Masafumi Shimotashiro, Hiroshi Takahashi, Atsushi Arai
  • Patent number: 11425459
    Abstract: A computerized system for guaranteed advertisement impressions recognizes an identifier of a media content segment (e.g., an advertisement) to be played before playing of a recorded program as a result of selection of or initiation of playing a recorded program. In some embodiments, the system recognizes an identifier of a media content segment at or during initiation of playing the of the media content segment, or during playback of a media content stream including a recorded program. In in response to the recognition of the identifier, the system ignores (or disables the remote control sending), for a predetermined time period, all commands to skip or fast forward through all or part of the media content segment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 28, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2022
    Assignee: DISH Network L.L.C.
    Inventor: Danny J. Minnick
  • Patent number: 11423941
    Abstract: A method and device for implementing Write-A-Movie technology. The method includes: obtaining a screenplay of a movie; generating, according to the screenplay, an action list by performing natural language processing (NLP) on the screenplay, the action list comprising a plurality of actions with attributes, the attributes of each action including a subject, a predicate, and a location of the action; rendering, according to the action list, three-dimensional (3D) data in 3D scenes of the movie, the 3D data reflecting, for each action, the subject performing the action at the location in a corresponding 3D scene; determining camera sequence of cameras for shooting two-dimensional (2D) frames in the 3D scenes by performing an auto-cinematography optimization process; and generating a 2D video of the movie by combining the 2D frames shot by the cameras based on the determined camera sequence.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2022
    Assignee: TCL RESEARCH AMERICA INC.
    Inventor: Haohong Wang
  • Patent number: 11425338
    Abstract: A food management system includes a computing apparatus, and a refrigerator including a storage chamber and configured to transmit an image of the storage chamber to the computing apparatus. The computing apparatus may include a communication device; and a processing device configured to identify a food from an image received from the refrigerator through the communication device and to transmit information related to the food identified by the refrigerator through the communication device. The processing device may identify the food using different processes from different images.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2022
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Byoung Ik Kang, Seong Joo Han
  • Patent number: 11425352
    Abstract: A method for synthesizing an image of a view from images of N (N>2), implemented by an image synthesis device. The method includes: projecting, to a position corresponding to the image of the view to be synthesized, N depth maps associated with the N views, respectively; for at least one given pixel of at least one projected depth map, for which a depth value has been associated on completion of projection, modifying the depth value of the at least one given pixel if an item of reliability information associated with the depth value is at a certain value, the modification using the depth value of a pixel whose position corresponds to that of the at least one given pixel, in at least one other projected depth map, which generates at least one modified projected depth map.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2022
    Assignee: ORANGE
    Inventors: Patrick Boissonade, Joël Jung
  • Patent number: 11418730
    Abstract: The image capture system of the present disclosure comprises an illuminator comprising at least one infrared light LED or laser and one visible light LED, an image sensor that is sensitive to infrared light and visible light, a memory configured to store instructions, and a processor configured to execute instructions to cause the image capture system to emit infrared light, receive image data comprising at least one infrared image, and determine depth maps, visible focus settings, or infrared exposure settings based on the infrared image data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2022
    Assignee: Lumileds LLC
    Inventors: Arjen Van Der Sijde, Nicola Bettina Pfeffer, Charles André Schrama
  • Patent number: 11418857
    Abstract: A method for controlling virtual reality (VR) video playing and an apparatus are provided. In this method, a video server device renders a jump icon in a video image. When a user wants to perform video jump based on video content, a jump icon corresponding to a scene in which the user is interested may be selected to form an input. The video server obtains, based on the input of the user, a jump time of a jump target video corresponding to the jump icon, and plays the jump target video for the user from the jump time. The jump target video may be a video that is being played, or may be another video. According to the application, a video can be switched based on preferences of the user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2022
    Assignee: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Duoci Kuai, Bingjie Peng, Wei He, Liang Wu, Yong Yang
  • Patent number: 11418710
    Abstract: A composite reception and emission apparatus comprises: a plurality of first-type devices that receives or emits energy; a plurality of second-type devices whose type is different from a type of the first-type devices; and a base body. The first-type devices and the second-type devices measure a full solid angle, and are arranged on the base body such that a device closest to each of the first-type devices in an orientation space is at least one of the second-type devices, and a device closest to each of the second-type devices in the orientation space is at least one of the first-type devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2022
    Assignee: MAXELL, LTD.
    Inventors: Yasunobu Hashimoto, Hiroaki Ono, Osamu Kawamae, Nobuo Masuoka
  • Patent number: 11410702
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a device that includes a processing system with a processor, and a memory that stores executable instructions that, when executed by the processing system, facilitate performance of operations such as receiving user input comprising a keyword identifying an object, monitoring a video recording during a generation of the video recording by a camera, wherein the monitoring includes detecting the object being captured by the camera, creating a video clip from the video recording, wherein the video clip comprises a start point and a stop point in the video recording determined by a machine learning algorithm, and sending a notification of the creating of the video clip. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2022
    Assignee: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Eric Zavesky, James Pratt
  • Patent number: 11410701
    Abstract: A computer-implemented method performed in connection with a video comprising a plurality of video frames, the computer-implemented method being performed in a computerized system comprising a processing unit and a memory, the computer-implemented method involving: using the processing unit to detect a plurality of content components within at least one of the plurality of video frames; based on a video modification instruction received from a user, modifying at least one of the plurality of the detected content components; storing an information on the modified at least one of the plurality of the detected content components in the memory; using the central processing unit to overlay the modified at least one of the plurality of the detected content components over the video; and causing the video with the overlaid modified content component to be displayed to the user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2022
    Assignee: FUJIFILM BUSINESS INNOVATION CORP.
    Inventors: Laurent Denoue, Scott Carter, Matthew L. Cooper, Vikash Rugoobur
  • Patent number: 11412172
    Abstract: Disclosed are a video recording method, a video recording device, an Internet Protocol camera and a storage medium. In this disclosure, a relative timestamp of a current image uploaded by an image sensor is compared with a recording timestamp of a current recording frame, then an image to be recorded corresponding to the current recording frame is determined according to a comparison result, and finally video recording is performed according to the image to be recorded.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2022
    Assignee: GOERTEK INC.
    Inventor: Ming Wang
  • Patent number: 11403745
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a method, apparatus, and measurement device for measuring distortion parameters of a display device, and a computer-readable medium. The display device includes a display screen and a lens located on a light exiting side of the display screen, and the method includes: acquiring a distortion image which is generated by imaging an initial image through the lens, wherein the initial image is an image displayed on the display screen, the initial image comprises a plurality of first corner points, and the distortion image comprises a plurality of second corner points which match the plurality of first corner points respectively; and determining the distortion parameters of the display device according to a locational relationship between the second corner points and a first corner points which match the second corner points.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignees: BEIJING BOE OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD., BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hongzhen Xue, Fuqiang Ma, Minglei Chu, Jiankang Sun, Guobing Yin, Zehua Dong, Lili Chen
  • Patent number: 11398091
    Abstract: Repairing missing frames in a video includes obtaining video data from an image capture system, applying a first neural network model to the video data to detect that one or more frames are missing, where the first neural network model has been trained to detect missing frames based on training data in which an artificial gap has been introduced. In response to detecting that the one or more frames are missing, a second model is applied to the video data to generate one or more replacement frames. The one or more replacement frames are based on at least a first frame prior to the detected dropped one or more frames, and a second frame after the detected dropped one or more frames. Modified video data is generated using the plurality of frames and the replacement frames.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 26, 2022
    Assignee: Amazon Technologies, Inc.
    Inventor: Kevin Harkness