Patents by Inventor Paul D. Garmon

Paul D. Garmon 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).

  • Patent number: 6489969
    Abstract: Media composer for editing source material. The media composer includes apparatus for receiving digitizing, storing and editing video and audio source material. Computing apparatus manipulates the stored source material and output apparatus communicates with the computing apparatus to display the manipulated material and control information. The computing apparatus includes JPEG compression techniques and is programmed to provide enhanced editing features.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2000
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2002
    Assignee: Avid Technology, Inc.
    Inventors: Paul D. Garmon, Robert A. Gonsalves, Patrick D. O'Connor, Stephen J. Reber, Eric C. Peters, Joseph H. Rice, Curt A. Rawley
  • Patent number: 6249280
    Abstract: Media composer for editing source material. The media composer includes apparatus for receiving digitizing, storing and editing video and audio source material. Computing apparatus manipulates the stored source material and output apparatus communicates with the computing apparatus to display the manipulated material and control information. The computing apparatus includes JPEG compression techniques and is programmed to provide enhanced editing features.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 1999
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2001
    Assignee: Avid Technology, Inc.
    Inventors: Paul D. Garmon, Robert A. Gonsalves, Patrick D. O'Connor, Stephen J. Reber, Eric C. Peters, Joseph H. Rice, Curt A. Rawley
  • Patent number: 6118444
    Abstract: Media composer for editing source material. The media composer includes apparatus for receiving digitizing, storing and editing video and audio source material. Computing apparatus manipulates the stored source material and output apparatus communicates with the computing apparatus to display the manipulated material and control information. The computing apparatus includes JPEG compression techniques and is programmed to provide enhanced editing features.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 1996
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2000
    Assignee: Avid Technology, Inc.
    Inventors: Paul D. Garmon, Robert A. Gonsalves, Patrick D. O'Connor, Stephen J. Reber, Eric C. Peters, Joseph H. Rice, Curt A. Rawley
  • Patent number: 5715018
    Abstract: Digital audio/video insertion and broadcast system. The system takes audio/video source information and digitizes, compresses and stores the information. The storage is in a random access medium such as magnetic or optical disks. Playing apparatus decompresses the information and regenerates an analog signal. Patching apparatus inserts the regenerated analog signal into a broadcast or cable channel at preselectable times. Editing apparatus may be provided for editing a stored video file prior to playing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 1992
    Date of Patent: February 3, 1998
    Assignee: Avid Technology, Inc.
    Inventors: Peter J. Fasciano, Paul D. Garmon, Eric C. Peters
  • Patent number: 5355450
    Abstract: Media composer for editing source material. The media composer includes apparatus for receiving digitizing, storing and editing video and audio source material. Computing apparatus manipulates the stored source material and output apparatus communicates with the computing apparatus to display the manipulated material and control information. The computing apparatus includes JPEG compression techniques and is programmed to provide enhanced editing features.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 1992
    Date of Patent: October 11, 1994
    Assignee: Avid Technology, Inc.
    Inventors: Paul D. Garmon, Robert A. Gonzalves, Patrick D. O'Connor, Stephen J. Reber, Eric C. Peters, Joseph H. Rice, Curt A. Rawley