Method and apparatus for enhanced video mixing

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 9813671
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12012630

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A telecommunications system including a network; a plurality of user devices coupled to the network; a multipoint control unit coupled to the network and configured to supervise multipoint conferencing among the plurality of user devices, the multipoint control unit including a presentation mixer, the presentation mixer configured to remove one or more backgrounds from a presentation and mix a live video feed into the presentation as a substitute background; and a screen for displaying a resulting mixed presentation such that a full area of the screen is used to display the mixed presentation. In some embodiments, the presentation mixer is further configured to adjust a level of transparency of the substitute background.

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UNIFY INC5500 BROKEN SOUND BOULEVARD BOCA RATON FL 33487

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Beyda, William J Cupertino, US 170 6759
Caspi, Rami Sunnyvale, US 68 2292

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