Patents by Inventor David J. Ives

David J. Ives 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: 20180324928
    Abstract: An invisible, light-transmissive display system with a light resistant material is provided. Substantially invisible, tapered, light-transmissive holes are penetrated in a lighttransmissive pattern through at least a portion of the light resistant material using a laser beam having a focal width less than the smallest diameter of the tapered holes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 18, 2018
    Publication date: November 8, 2018
    Inventors: Bartley K. Andre, Daniel J. Coster, Richard P. Howarth, Daniele de Iuliis, Jonathan P. Ive, Duncan Robert Kerr, Shin Nishibori, Matthew Dean Rohrbach, Douglas B. Satzger, Calvin Q. Seid, Christopher J. Stringer, Eugene Anthony Whang, Rico Zorkendorfer, David Morgenstern, Paul C.L. Chow
  • Patent number: 10075742
    Abstract: A system for extracting and monitoring media tags within video content includes at least one server in communication with a plurality of content sources, the server receiving video content from the content sources, a recorder saving the video content, a detector receiving at least one frame of the video content, the detector detecting one or more unknown text within the frame and creating one or more images, each image associated with one of the one or more unknown text, the detector generating metadata associated with the one or more unknown text appearing in the frame, and an optical character recognition engine scanning the one or more images and converting the one or more images into one or more known text. The server further determines that the one or more known text is a media tag.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 11, 2018
    Assignee: TVEyes Inc.
    Inventors: David J. Ives, James H. Hayter, Maxim Oei, David B. Seltzer
  • Publication number: 20170013290
    Abstract: A system for extracting and monitoring media tags within video content includes at least one server in communication with a plurality of content sources, the server receiving video content from the content sources, a recorder saving the video content, a detector receiving at least one frame of the video content, the detector detecting one or more unknown text within the frame and creating one or more images, each image associated with one of the one or more unknown text, the detector generating metadata associated with the one or more unknown text appearing in the frame, and an optical character recognition engine scanning the one or more images and converting the one or more images into one or more known text. The server further determines that the one or more known text is a media tag.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 20, 2016
    Publication date: January 12, 2017
    Inventors: David J. Ives, James H. Hayter, Maxim Oei, David B. Seltzer
  • Patent number: 9473448
    Abstract: A system for extracting and monitoring media tags within video content includes at least one server in communication with a plurality of content sources, the server receiving video content from the content sources, a recorder saving the video content, a detector receiving at least one frame of the video content, the detector detecting one or more unknown text within the frame and creating one or more images, each image associated with one of the one or more unknown text, the detector generating metadata associated with the one or more unknown text appearing in the frame, and an optical character recognition engine scanning the one or more images and converting the one or more images into one or more known text. The server further determines that the one or more known text is a media tag.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 18, 2016
    Assignee: TVEyes Inc.
    Inventors: David J. Ives, James H. Hayter, Maxim Oei, David B. Seltzer
  • Publication number: 20160197874
    Abstract: A system for extracting and monitoring media tags within video content includes at least one server in communication with a plurality of content sources, the server receiving video content from the content sources, a recorder saving the video content, a detector receiving at least one frame of the video content, the detector detecting one or more unknown text within the frame and creating one or more images, each image associated with one of the one or more unknown text, the detector generating metadata associated with the one or more unknown text appearing in the frame, and an optical character recognition engine scanning the one or more images and converting the one or more images into one or more known text. The server further determines that the one or more known text is a media tag.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2016
    Publication date: July 7, 2016
    Inventors: David J. Ives, James H. Hayter, Maxim Oei, David B. Seltzer
  • Patent number: 9325660
    Abstract: A system for extracting and monitoring media tags within video content includes at least one server in communication with a plurality of content sources, the server receiving video content from the content sources, a recorder saving the video content, a detector receiving at least one frame of the video content, the detector detecting one or more unknown text within the frame and creating one or more images, each image associated with one of the one or more unknown text, the detector generating metadata associated with the one or more unknown text appearing in the frame, and an optical character recognition engine scanning the one or more images and converting the one or more images into one or more known text. The server further determines that the one or more known text is a media tag.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2016
    Assignee: TVEyes Inc.
    Inventors: David J. Ives, James H. Hayter, Maxim Oei, David B. Seltzer
  • Publication number: 20150365373
    Abstract: A system for extracting and monitoring media tags within video content includes at least one server in communication with a plurality of content sources, the server receiving video content from the content sources, a recorder saving the video content, a detector receiving at least one frame of the video content, the detector detecting one or more unknown text within the frame and creating one or more images, each image associated with one of the one or more unknown text, the detector generating metadata associated with the one or more unknown text appearing in the frame, and an optical character recognition engine scanning the one or more images and converting the one or more images into one or more known text. The server further determines that the one or more known text is a media tag.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 21, 2015
    Publication date: December 17, 2015
    Inventors: David J. Ives, James H. Hayter, Maxim Oei, David B. Seltzer
  • Patent number: 9148675
    Abstract: A system for extracting and monitoring media tags within video content includes at least one server in communication with a plurality of content sources, the server receiving video content from the content sources, a recorder saving the video content, a detector receiving at least one frame of the video content, the detector detecting one or more unknown text within the frame and creating one or more images, each image associated with one of the one or more unknown text, the detector generating metadata associated with the one or more unknown text appearing in the frame, and an optical character recognition engine scanning the one or more images and converting the one or more images into one or more known text. The server further determines that the one or more known text is a media tag.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2015
    Assignee: TVEyes Inc.
    Inventors: David J. Ives, James H. Hayter, Maxim Oei, David B. Seltzer
  • Patent number: 9087331
    Abstract: A system and method for serving contextually relevant advertisements is provided, including monitoring a media stream to indentify an audio or video asset, extracting and storing corresponding text from the asset, retrieving stored text when the asset is selected by a user, analyzing the text and identifying relevant advertisements that are then displayed to a user as a clickable text next to the playing video or audio asset. In further embodiments, the method may include the steps of retrieving a variable length portion of the text corresponding to the portion of the asset being played by the user, analyzing the portion of the text to identify advertisements relevant to the corresponding portion of the asset, displaying the advertisements during the playback of the portion of the asset, and then repeating the steps until the playback of the whole asset is completed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2008
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2015
    Assignee: TVEyes Inc.
    Inventors: David J. Ives, David B. Seltzer
  • Publication number: 20140366052
    Abstract: A system for extracting and monitoring media tags within video content includes at least one server in communication with a plurality of content sources, the server receiving video content from the content sources, a recorder saving the video content, a detector receiving at least one frame of the video content, the detector detecting one or more unknown text within the frame and creating one or more images, each image associated with one of the one or more unknown text, the detector generating metadata associated with the one or more unknown text appearing in the frame, and an optical character recognition engine scanning the one or more images and converting the one or more images into one or more known text. The server further determines that the one or more known text is a media tag.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2014
    Publication date: December 11, 2014
    Inventors: David J. Ives, James H. Hayter, Maxim Oei, David B. Seltzer
  • Publication number: 20090063279
    Abstract: A system and method for serving contextually relevant advertisements is provided, including monitoring a media stream to indentify an audio or video asset, extracting and storing corresponding text from the asset, retrieving stored text when the asset is selected by a user, analyzing the text and identifying relevant advertisements that are then displayed to a user as a clickable text next to the playing video or audio asset. In further embodiments, the method may include the steps of retrieving a variable length portion of the text corresponding to the portion of the asset being played by the user, analyzing the portion of the text to identify advertisements relevant to the corresponding portion of the asset, displaying the advertisements during the playback of the portion of the asset, and then repeating the steps until the playback of the whole asset is completed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2008
    Publication date: March 5, 2009
    Inventors: David J. Ives, David B. Seltzer
  • Patent number: D831025
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 16, 2018
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Jody Akana, Molly Anderson, Bartley K. Andre, Shota Aoyagi, Anthony Michael Ashcroft, Marine C. Bataille, Jeremy Bataillou, James A. Bertin, Daniele De Iuliis, Markus Diebel, David J. Dunsmoor, M. Evans Hankey, Matthew David Hill, Julian Hoenig, Richard P. Howarth, Stoyan P. Hristov, Jonathan P. Ive, Julian Jaede, Duncan Robert Kerr, David A. Pakula, Peter Russell-Clarke, Benjamin Andrew Shaffer, Mikael Silvanto, Ian Spraggs, Christopher J. Stringer, Joe Sung Ho Tan, Tang Yew Tan, Clement Tissandier, Melissa A. Wah, Eugene Antony Whang, Rico Zörkendörfer
  • Patent number: D832266
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2018
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Jody Akana, Molly Anderson, Bartley K. Andre, Shota Aoyagi, Anthony Michael Ashcroft, Marine C. Bataille, Jeremy Bataillou, Daniele De Iuliis, Markus Diebel, Douglas G. Fournier, M. Evans Hankey, Julian Hoenig, Richard P. Howarth, Jonathan P. Ive, Julian Jaede, Daniel W. Jarvis, Duncan Robert Kerr, Robert F. Meyer, David A. Pakula, Peter Russell-Clarke, Benjamin Andrew Shaffer, Mikael Silvanto, Ian Spraggs, Christopher J. Stringer, Joe Sung Ho Tan, Tang Yew Tan, Clement Tissandier, Eugene Antony Whang, Rico Zörkendörfer
  • Patent number: D832267
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2018
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Jody Akana, Molly Anderson, Bartley K. Andre, Shota Aoyagi, Anthony Michael Ashcroft, Marine C. Bataille, Jeremy Bataillou, Daniele De Iuliis, Markus Diebel, Ashley E. Fletcher, Douglas G. Fournier, M. Evans Hankey, Julian Hoenig, Richard P. Howarth, Jonathan P. Ive, Julian Jaede, Daniel W. Jarvis, Duncan Robert Kerr, Robert F. Meyer, David A. Pakula, Peter Russell-Clarke, Benjamin Andrew Shaffer, Mikael Silvanto, Christopher J. Stringer, Joe Sung Ho Tan, Tang Yew Tan, Clement Tissandier, Eugene Antony Whang, Rico Zörkendörfer