Patents by Inventor Stacie L. Hibino

Stacie L. Hibino 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: 20200175278
    Abstract: A method for selecting important digital images in a collection of digital images, comprising: analyzing the digital images in the collection of digital images to identify one or more sets of similar digital images; identifying one or more sets of similar digital images having the largest number of similar digital images; selecting one or more digital images from the identified largest sets of similar digital images to be important digital images; and storing an indication of the selected important digital image in a processor accessible memory.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 10, 2020
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Applicant: Kodak Alaris Inc.
    Inventors: Stacie L. HIBINO, Joseph A. Manico
  • Patent number: 10646022
    Abstract: A method includes retrieving, by a device, contextual information based on at least one of an image, the device, user context, or a combination thereof. At least one model is identified from multiple models based on the contextual information and at least one object recognized in an image based on at least one model. At least one icon is displayed at the device. The at least one icon being associated with at least one of an application, a service, or a combination thereof providing additional information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.
    Inventors: Arun Rakesh Yoganandan, Kyle T. McGill, Chang Long Zhu Jin, Stacie L. Hibino, Kumi Akiyoshi
  • Patent number: 10558860
    Abstract: A method for selecting important digital images in a collection of digital images, comprising: analyzing the digital images in the collection of digital images to identify one or more sets of similar digital images; identifying one or more sets of similar digital images having the largest number of similar digital images; selecting one or more digital images from the identified largest sets of similar digital images to be important digital images; and storing an indication of the selected important digital image in a processor accessible memory.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2020
    Assignee: KODAK ALARIS INC.
    Inventors: Stacie L. Hibino, Joseph A. Manico
  • Publication number: 20190191850
    Abstract: A method includes retrieving, by a device, contextual information based on at least one of an image, the device, user context, or a combination thereof. At least one model is identified from multiple models based on the contextual information and at least one object recognized in an image based on at least one model. At least one icon is displayed at the device. The at least one icon being associated with at least one of an application, a service, or a combination thereof providing additional information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2017
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Inventors: Arun Rakesh Yoganandan, Kyle T. McGill, Chang Long Zhu Jin, Stacie L. Hibino, Kumi Akiyoshi
  • Publication number: 20180114066
    Abstract: A method for selecting important digital images in a collection of digital images, comprising: analyzing the digital images in the collection of digital images to identify one or more sets of similar digital images; identifying one or more sets of similar digital images having the largest number of similar digital images; selecting one or more digital images from the identified largest sets of similar digital images to be important digital images; and storing an indication of the selected important digital image in a processor accessible memory.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 28, 2017
    Publication date: April 26, 2018
    Applicant: KODAK ALARIS INC.
    Inventors: Stacie L. HIBINO, Joseph A. MANICO
  • Patent number: 9858504
    Abstract: A method for selecting important digital images in a collection of digital images, comprising: analyzing the digital images in the collection of digital images to identify one or more sets of similar digital images; identifying one or more sets of similar digital images having the largest number of similar digital images; selecting one or more digital images from the identified largest sets of similar digital images to be important digital images; and storing an indication of the selected important digital image in a processor accessible memory.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2018
    Assignee: KODAK ALARIS INC.
    Inventors: Stacie L. Hibino, Joseph A. Manico
  • Patent number: 9009163
    Abstract: A method for searching a database of digital media assets that has been indexed according to a set of general indexers. The method includes receiving a search query and defining specialized search conditions by identifying one or more elements of the search query corresponding to one or more specialized indexers. General search conditions are defined by identifying elements of the search query corresponding to the general indexers. A subset of the digital media assets are identified by applying the general search conditions, and the subset of the digital media assets is indexed using the identified specialized indexers. The subset of the digital media assets are ranked by applying the specialized search conditions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2009
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2015
    Assignee: Intellectual Ventures Fund 83 LLC
    Inventors: Stacie L. Hibino, Mark D. Wood
  • Publication number: 20140254945
    Abstract: A method for selecting important digital images in a collection of digital images, comprising: analyzing the digital images in the collection of digital images to identify one or more sets of similar digital images; identifying one or more sets of similar digital images having the largest number of similar digital images; selecting one or more digital images from the identified largest sets of similar digital images to be important digital images; and storing an indication of the selected important digital image in a processor accessible memory.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 22, 2014
    Publication date: September 11, 2014
    Applicant: Kodak Alaris Inc.
    Inventors: Stacie L. Hibino, Joseph A. Manico
  • Patent number: 8774528
    Abstract: A method for selecting important digital images in a collection of digital images, comprising: analyzing the digital images in the collection of digital images to identify one or more sets of similar digital images; identifying one or more sets of similar digital images having the largest number of similar digital images; selecting one or more digital images from the identified largest sets of similar digital images to be important digital images; and storing an indication of the selected important digital image in a processor accessible memory.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 8, 2014
    Assignee: Kodak Alaris Inc.
    Inventors: Stacie L. Hibino, Joseph A. Manico
  • Patent number: 8315463
    Abstract: A method of organizing an image collection includes detecting faces in the image collection, extracting features from the detected faces, determining a set of unique faces by analyzing the extracted features, wherein each face in the set of unique faces is believed to be from a different person than the other faces in the set; and displaying the unique faces to a user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2006
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2012
    Assignee: Eastman Kodak Company
    Inventors: Andrew C. Gallagher, Alexander C. Loui, Cathleen D. Cerosaletti, Stacie L. Hibino, Madirakshi Das, Peter O. Stubler
  • Patent number: 8219513
    Abstract: A system for selecting, managing, sharing and displaying narrative data files in a manner that takes into the account the contextual significance of said narrative data files to a narrative, an author(s) and an audience. A system that is able to place an absolute and relative value upon the significance of a media object is able to assist in stimulating the recollection of the author and audience, thus making every aspect more memorable and enhancing by improving the ease of use and the quality of the final result of the use of the system of this invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2008
    Date of Patent: July 10, 2012
    Assignee: Eastman Kodak Company
    Inventors: Edward Covannon, Kevin M. Gobeyn, Stacie L. Hibino
  • Publication number: 20120076427
    Abstract: A method for selecting important digital images in a collection of digital images, comprising: analyzing the digital images in the collection of digital images to identify one or more sets of similar digital images; identifying one or more sets of similar digital images having the largest number of similar digital images; selecting one or more digital images from the identified largest sets of similar digital images to be important digital images; and storing an indication of the selected important digital image in a processor accessible memory.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 24, 2010
    Publication date: March 29, 2012
    Inventors: Stacie L Hibino, Joseph A. Manico
  • Patent number: 8122356
    Abstract: A method for image presentation are provided, in which at least one theme for image presentation is obtained; at least one set of images is acquired for presentation in association with each theme; and a presentation area image is generated for presentation on a display with a plurality of separate presentation objects in the presentation area image; an image value for each of the acquired images is determined; an emphasis score is determined for each of the acquired images. The presentation area image is presented with one of the acquired images in each of the presentation objects; and the presentation objects are animated by moving the presentation objects relative to each other in a manner that attracts more attention to presentation objects that are used to present images having a higher emphasis score than presentation objects that are used to simultaneously present images having a lower emphasis score.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2007
    Date of Patent: February 21, 2012
    Assignee: Eastman Kodak Company
    Inventors: Joel S. Lawther, Cathleen D. Cerosaletti, Alexander C. Loui, Annette L. Thompson, Samuel M. Fryer, Edward Covannon, Madirakshi Das, Dale F. McIntyre, Michael J. Telek, Stacie L. Hibino
  • Patent number: 8024311
    Abstract: Contextual information is received, and a chosen event is identified based at least upon an analysis of the contextual information. A set of media assets is then identified based at least upon an analysis of the identified event. At least some of the contextual information is associated in a processor-accessible memory system with the chosen event, at least one asset in the set of media assets, or both the chosen event and at least one asset in the set of media assets. By using an event to identify media assets to which contextual information is associated, fewer and more relevant media assets may be retrieved and annotated as compared to conventional techniques.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2008
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2011
    Assignee: Eastman Kodak Company
    Inventors: Mark D. Wood, Stacie L. Hibino
  • Patent number: 8019155
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present invention relate to an effective method of representing a set of digital objects across at least two category-based dimensions for facilitating efficient access to such objects. These digital objects are typically media objects such as digital image files, digital video clips, digital audio objects, such as “MP3” files, or other digital documents that can be collected by a user and distributed over a variety of storage media and storage locations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2007
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2011
    Assignee: Eastman Kodak Company
    Inventors: Stacie L. Hibino, Mark D. Wood
  • Publication number: 20110137910
    Abstract: A method for searching a database of digital media assets, comprising: designating a database of digital media assets, wherein the database of digital media assets has been indexed according to a set of general indexers; receiving a search query; defining specialized search conditions by identifying one or more elements of the search query corresponding to one or more specialized indexers; defining general search conditions by identifying elements of the search query corresponding to the general indexers; identifying a subset of the digital media assets by applying the general search conditions; indexing the subset of the digital media assets using the identified specialized indexers; and ranking the subset of the digital media assets by applying the specialized search conditions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 8, 2009
    Publication date: June 9, 2011
    Inventors: Stacie L. Hibino, Mark D. Wood
  • Publication number: 20100161541
    Abstract: A system for selecting, managing, sharing and displaying narrative data files in a manner that takes into the account the contextual significance of said narrative data files to a narrative, an author(s) and an audience. A system that is able to place an absolute and relative value upon the significance of a media object is able to assist in stimulating the recollection of the author and audience, thus making every aspect more memorable and enhancing by improving the ease of use and the quality of the final result of the use of the system of this invention.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2008
    Publication date: June 24, 2010
    Applicant: Eastman Kodak Company
    Inventors: Edward Covannon, Kevin M. Gobeyn, Stacie L. Hibino
  • Publication number: 20100145959
    Abstract: Contextual information is received, and a chosen event is identified based at least upon an analysis of the contextual information. A set of media assets is then identified based at least upon an analysis of the identified event. At least some of the contextual information is associated in a processor-accessible memory system with the chosen event, at least one asset in the set of media assets, or both the chosen event and at least one asset in the set of media assets. By using an event to identify media assets to which contextual information is associated, fewer and more relevant media assets may be retrieved and annotated as compared to conventional techniques.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 5, 2008
    Publication date: June 10, 2010
    Inventors: Mark D. Wood, Stacie L. Hibino
  • Publication number: 20090094518
    Abstract: A method for image presentation are provided, in which at least one theme for image presentation is obtained; at least one set of images is acquired for presentation in association with each theme; and a presentation area image is generated for presentation on a display with a plurality of separate presentation objects in the presentation area image; an image value for each of the acquired images is determined; an emphasis score is determined for each of the acquired images. The presentation area image is presented with one of the acquired images in each of the presentation objects; and the presentation objects are animated by moving the presentation objects relative to each other in a manner that attracts more attention to presentation objects that are used to present images having a higher emphasis score than presentation objects that are used to simultaneously present images having a lower emphasis score.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 3, 2007
    Publication date: April 9, 2009
    Inventors: Joel S. Lawther, Cathleen D. Cerosaletti, Alexander C. Loui, Annette L. Thompson, Samuel M. Fryer, Edward Covannon, Madirakshi Das, Dale F. Mclntyre, Michael J. Telek, Stacie L. Hibino
  • Publication number: 20080240560
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present invention relate to an effective method of representing a set of digital objects across at least two category-based dimensions for facilitating efficient access to such objects. These digital objects are typically media objects such as digital image files, digital video clips, digital audio objects, such as “MP3” files, or other digital documents that can be collected by a user and distributed over a variety of storage media and storage locations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2007
    Publication date: October 2, 2008
    Inventors: Stacie L. Hibino, Mark D. Wood