Mobile and server-side computational photography

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8488040
APP PUB NO 20110312374A1
SERIAL NO

12818173

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Automated photographic capture assistance and analysis is effectuated to assist users in capturing sufficient and optimal images of a desired image scene for use in a photographic end product. Photographic capture assistance is implemented on the device that includes a user's camera. Photographic capture assistance can include audio and/or graphic information generated in real time locally on the device that includes the user's camera and informs the user where additional images of the image scene ought to be captured and/or whether or not sufficient captured images currently exist for the image scene.

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, LLCREDMOND, WA29687

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Chen, Billy Bellevue, US 50 368
Ofek, Eyal Redmond, US 141 1847

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
INTELLECTUAL VENTURES FUND 83 LLC (1)
* 2005/0231,625 Revised recapture camera and method 61 2005
 
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION (1)
* 2007/0081,081 Automated multi-frame image capture for panorama stitching using motion sensor 54 2005
 
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. (1)
* 2009/0021,576 Panoramic image production 55 2007
 
ZHIGU HOLDINGS LIMITED (1)
* 2007/0025,723 Real-time preview for panoramic images 66 2005
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GOOGLE INC. (1)
* 8885952 Method and system for presenting similar photos based on homographies 0 2012
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