Audio-based attention grabber for imaging devices

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7535496
APP PUB NO 20030142216A1
SERIAL NO

10060748

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A digital imaging device such as a digital camera or a video camera may include the capability to store audio files. These audio files may be generated under user control when the user wishes to take a picture or capture video. The audio files may be played back as attention grabbers to attract the attention of the imaging subjects. After attracting the attention of the subjects by playing back a recorded audio sound, an image may be automatically captured.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
INTEL CORPORATIONSANTA CLARA, CA28488

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Jelinek, Lenka M Hillsboro, US 16 137

Cited Art Landscape

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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (2)
* 2010/0259,643 AUDIO-BASED ATTENTION GRABBER FOR IMAGING DEVICES 0 2009
* 2010/0259,642 AUDIO-BASED ATTENTION GRABBER FOR IMAGING DEVICES 0 2009
 
INTEL CORPORATION (2)
* 8094212 Audio-based attention grabber for imaging devices 20 2009
* 8072510 Audio-based attention grabber for imaging devices 0 2009
 
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. (2)
* 8749687 Apparatus and method of capturing jump image 1 2010
* 2011/0128,397 APPARATUS AND METHOD OF CAPTURING JUMP IMAGE 2 2010
* Cited By Examiner

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