MAP WITH MEDIA ICONS

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United States of America Patent

APP PUB NO 20120141046A1
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12957424

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Abstract

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The claimed subject matter provides a method and system for generating a map. An exemplary method includes selecting a media item from a plurality of media items. The media item may be relevant to the map and to an interest of a user. The method also includes selecting a segment from the media item, the selected segment being relevant to the interest of the user. Additionally, the method includes creating a distorted segment based on the selected segment. The selected segment may be distorted to facilitate positioning the distorted segment in the map. The method further includes compositing the distorted segment into the map as a media icon.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, LLCREDMOND, WA30290

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Chen, Bill Bellevue, US 25 107
Ofek, Eyal Redmond, US 141 2023

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Navitime Japan Co., Ltd. (1)
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SPORTVISION, INC. (1)
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APPLE INC. (1)
* 6100888 Icon override apparatus and method 20 1998
 
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH (1)
* 2008/0133,132 Method For Displaying Map Information 3 2005
 
MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, LLC (2)
* 2007/0076,920 STREET SIDE MAPS AND PATHS 79 2006
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KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. (1)
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MARZELL, LAURENCE (1)
* 2007/0065,002 Adaptive 3D image modelling system and apparatus and method therefor 26 2006
 
CUFER ASSET LTD. L.L.C. (1)
* 2004/0073,356 Personal traffic congestion avoidance system 10 2002
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BLACKBERRY LIMITED (1)
D702717 Display screen or portion thereof with icon 20 2012
 
NOKIA TECHNOLOGIES OY (1)
* 2013/0259,447 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR USER DIRECTED VIDEO EDITING 5 2012
 
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA (2)
* 9019314 Image generation apparatus, control method thereof, and recording medium 0 2012
* 2012/0287,161 IMAGE GENERATION APPARATUS, CONTROL METHOD THEREOF, AND RECORDING MEDIUM 0 2012
 
L-3 COMMUNICATIONS SECURITY AND DETECTION SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
9091628 3D mapping with two orthogonal imaging views 0 2012
 
Radical Switchcam LLC (2)
* 9344606 System and method for compiling and playing a multi-channel video 0 2013
* 2013/0188,923 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR COMPILING AND PLAYING A MULTI-CHANNEL VIDEO 9 2013
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