Patents by Inventor Ronald A. Croen

Ronald A. Croen 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: 20140036023
    Abstract: Providing a conversational video experience is disclosed. A first video segment including a question posed by a video persona and an active listening portion in which the video persona is portrayed engaging in behaviors associated with active listening is played. A user response provided by a user in response to the first video segment is received. A response concept with which the user response is associated is determined based at least in part on the user response. A next video segment to be rendered to the user is selected based at least in part on the response concept.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 31, 2013
    Publication date: February 6, 2014
    Inventors: Ronald A. Croen, Mark T. Anikst, Vidur Apparao, Bernt Habermeier, Todd A. Mendeloff
  • Publication number: 20140036022
    Abstract: Providing a conversational video experience is disclosed. In various embodiments, a user response data provided by a user in response to a first video segment at least a portion of which has been rendered to the user is received. The user response data is processed to generate a text-based representation of a user response indicated by the user response data. A response concept with which the user response is associated is determined based at least in part on the text-based representation. A next video segment to be rendered to the user is selected based at least in part on the response concept.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 31, 2013
    Publication date: February 6, 2014
    Inventors: Ronald A. Croen, Mark T. Anikst, Vidur Apparao, Bernt Habermeier, Todd A. Mendeloff
  • Publication number: 20140028780
    Abstract: Producing a conversational video experience is disclosed. In various embodiments, a definition data associated with a first conversation node associated with the conversational video experience is received via a user interface. A response concept associated with the first conversation node is determined based at least in part on the received definition data. A relationship between the first conversation node and a second conversation node associated with the conversational video experience is determined based at least in part on the determined response concept. An association data that represents the relationship is generated and stored.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 31, 2013
    Publication date: January 30, 2014
    Inventors: Ronald A. Croen, Mark T. Anikst, Vidur Apparao, Bernt Habermeier, Todd A. Mendeloff