Patents by Inventor David Anthony Shaw Abram

David Anthony Shaw Abram has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20110131496
    Abstract: A method of selecting content to form a content presentation, the presentation comprising an ordered sequence of selected amounts of content, there being a plurality of items of content available for the presentation, the method comprising: (a) for each of the items of content, determining an associated weight-value based, at least in part, on one or more parameters for the presentation; (b) performing a weighted selection of one of the items of content, the selection being weighted in accordance with the weight-values associated with the items of content; (c) selecting at least a part of the content of the selected item of content to be one of the amounts of content in the ordered sequence of selected amounts of content; and (d) repeating steps (a), (b) and (c) until the presentation is complete.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 4, 2009
    Publication date: June 2, 2011
    Inventors: David Anthony Shaw Abram, Claudio Ingrosso, Barry David Mcdonald, Benjamin Nicholas Gray Vaughan
  • Publication number: 20100021125
    Abstract: An apparatus is described for polymorphic presentation ot pre-recorded motion picture content. The recorded content (DVD DISC) comprises individual segments ((1,0) (2,0) etc,}, and the apparatus comprises sequencing means (SEQ GEN etc) for defining a presentation sequence (Xp) of a subset of the segments and for causing the segments to be presented in accordance with the defined presentation sequence. The sequencing means is operable to generate said sequence by selecting and adding segments to a sequence already partly defined, using (i) randomised values and (ii) predetermined rules specifying compatibility between the segments already included in the sequence and segments which are candidates for adding to the sequence. Editing and content capture apparatuses are disclosed, in which a matrix presentation is used to organise content segments. Recorded segments can be grouped in X, Y etc. dimensions and sequences made by varying ‘character’ parameters (Y etc.) as well as timeline position (X).
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 20, 2006
    Publication date: January 28, 2010
    Inventors: Claudio Ingrosso, David Anthony Shaw Abram
  • Publication number: 20090297120
    Abstract: An apparatus is described for polymorphic presentation to pre-recorded motion picture content. The recorded content (DVD DISC) comprises individual segments ((1,0) (2,0) etc,}, and the apparatus comprises sequencing means (SEQ GEN etc) for defining a presentation sequence (Xp) of a subset of the segments and for causing the segments to be presented in accordance with the defined presentation sequence. The sequencing means is operable to generate said sequence by selecting and adding segments to a sequence already partly defined, using (i) randomised values and (ii) predetermined rules specifying compatibility between the segments already included in the sequence and segments which are candidates for adding to the sequence. Editing and content capture apparatuses are disclosed, in which a matrix presentation is used to organise content segments. Recorded segments can be grouped in X, Y etc. dimensions and sequences made by varying ‘character’ parameters (Y etc.) as well as timeline position (X).
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 28, 2009
    Publication date: December 3, 2009
    Inventors: Claudio Ingrosso, David Anthony Shaw Abram
  • Publication number: 20090297121
    Abstract: An apparatus is described for polymorphic presentation to pre-recorded motion picture content. The recorded content (DVD DISC) comprises individual segments ((1,0) (2,0) etc,}, and the apparatus comprises sequencing means (SEQ GEN etc) for defining a presentation sequence (Xp) of a subset of the segments and for causing the segments to be presented in accordance with the defined presentation sequence. The sequencing means is operable to generate said sequence by selecting and adding segments to a sequence already partly defined, using (i) randomised values and (ii) predetermined rules specifying compatibility between the segments already included in the sequence and segments which are candidates for adding to the sequence. Editing and content capture apparatuses are disclosed, in which a matrix presentation is used to organise content segments. Recorded segments can be grouped in X, Y etc. dimensions and sequences made by varying ‘character’ parameters (Y etc.) as well as timeline position (X).
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 28, 2009
    Publication date: December 3, 2009
    Inventors: Claudio Ingrosso, David Anthony Shaw Abram
  • Patent number: D443964
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 1999
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2001
    Assignee: Empteezy Ltd.
    Inventor: David Anthony Shaw Abram
  • Patent number: D445981
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 1999
    Date of Patent: July 31, 2001
    Assignee: Empteezy Ltd.
    Inventor: David Anthony Shaw Abram