Audio-based attention grabber for imaging devices

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7990435
APP PUB NO 20090190000A1
SERIAL NO

12420178

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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 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

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