US Patent No: 8,036,419

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The present invention relates generally to digital watermarking and steganographic data hiding. In one embodiment a method of rendering content to a user is provided. The rendered content includes a digital watermark embedded therein. In another embodiment, digital watermarking is utilized to facilitate purchase or lease of audio or video content over a network or with a remote computer. In still another embodiment, a compression characteristic is determined, and subsequent steganographic embedding is influenced based on the characteristic. Other embodiments are provided as well.

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DIGIMARC CORPORATIONBEAVERTON, OR834

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Carr, J Scott Tualatin, OR 113 3776
Rhoads, Geoffrey B West Linn, OR 941 40133

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DIGIMARC CORPORATION (350)
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5,710,834 Method and apparatus responsive to a code signal conveyed through a graphic image 276 1995
5,748,763 Image steganography system featuring perceptually adaptive and globally scalable signal embedding 328 1995
5,850,481 Steganographic system 285 1995
5,841,978 Network linking method using steganographically embedded data objects 429 1995
5,832,119 Methods for controlling systems using control signals embedded in empirical data 389 1995
5,765,152 System and method for managing copyrighted electronic media 883 1995
5,745,604 Identification/authentication system using robust, distributed coding 273 1996
5,862,260 Methods for surveying dissemination of proprietary empirical data 671 1996
7,047,241 System and methods for managing digital creative works 83 1996
6,122,403 Computer system linked by using information in data objects 638 1996
5,841,886 Security system for photographic identification 286 1996
6,026,193 Video steganography 150 1997
6,122,392 Signal processing to hide plural-bit information in image, video, and audio data 110 1997
6,449,377 Methods and systems for watermark processing of line art images 131 1998
6,345,104 Digital watermarks and methods for security documents 239 1998
6,324,573 Linking of computers using information steganographically embedded in data objects 189 1998
6,229,924 Method and apparatus for watermarking video images 121 1998
6,421,070 Smart images and image bookmarking for an internet browser 185 1998
7,171,016 Method for monitoring internet dissemination of image, video and/or audio files 141 1998
6,546,112 Security document with steganographically-encoded authentication data 92 1998
6,580,819 Methods of producing security documents having digitally encoded data and documents employing same 98 1999
6,285,776 Methods for identifying equipment used in counterfeiting 145 1999
6,681,028 Paper-based control of computer systems 160 1999
6,404,898 Method and system for encoding image and audio content 139 1999
6,311,214 Linking of computers based on optical sensing of digital data 594 1999
6,343,138 Security documents with hidden digital data 229 1999
6,400,827 Methods for hiding in-band digital data in images and video 101 1999
6,496,591 Video copy-control with plural embedded signals 82 1999
6,650,761 Watermarked business cards and methods 277 1999
6,408,331 Computer linking methods using encoded graphics 138 1999
6,700,990 Digital watermark decoding method 156 1999
6,879,701 Tile-based digital watermarking techniques 118 1999
6,307,949 Methods for optimizing watermark detection 118 1999
6,363,159 Consumer audio appliance responsive to watermark data 133 1999
6,381,341 Watermark encoding method exploiting biases inherent in original signal 156 1999
6,539,095 Audio watermarking to convey auxiliary control information, and media embodying same 87 1999
6,542,618 Methods for watermark decoding 79 1999
6,587,821 Methods for decoding watermark data from audio, and controlling audio devices in accordance therewith 89 1999
6,389,151 Printing and validation of self validating security documents 191 1999
6,408,082 Watermark detection using a fourier mellin transform 196 1999
7,044,395 Embedding and reading imperceptible codes on objects 113 1999
6,286,036 Audio- and graphics-based linking to internet 185 1999
6,560,349 Audio monitoring using steganographic information 96 1999
6,813,366 Steganographic decoding with transform to spatial domain 109 1999
6,330,335 Audio steganography 174 2000
7,010,144 Associating data with images in imaging systems 120 2000
6,983,051 Methods for audio watermarking and decoding 73 2000
6,574,350 Digital watermarking employing both frail and robust watermarks 188 2000
6,289,108 Methods for detecting alteration of audio and images 136 2000
6,614,914 Watermark embedder and reader 469 2000
6,449,379 Video steganography methods avoiding introduction of fixed pattern noise 88 2000
6,266,430 Audio or video steganography 200 2000
6,353,672 Steganography using dynamic codes 123 2000
6,516,079 Digital watermark screening and detecting strategies 99 2000
6,611,607 Integrating digital watermarks in multimedia content 234 2000
6,988,202 Pre-filteriing to increase watermark signal-to-noise ratio 86 2000
6,775,392 Computer system linked by using information in data objects 151 2000
6,535,617 Removal of fixed pattern noise and other fixed patterns from media signals 118 2000
6,590,996 Color adaptive watermarking 204 2000
6,567,533 Method and apparatus for discerning image distortion by reference to encoded marker signals 133 2000
6,553,129 Computer system linked by using information in data objects 201 2000
6,724,912 Digital watermarking of physical objects 67 2000
6,505,160 Connected audio and other media objects 439 2000
7,346,184 Processing methods combining multiple frames of image data 20 2000
6,424,725 Determining transformations of media signals with embedded code signals 153 2000
6,947,571 Cell phones with optical capabilities, and related applications 365 2000
6,522,769 Reconfiguring a watermark detector 178 2000
6,807,534 System and method for managing copyrighted electronic media 169 2000
6,411,725 Watermark enabled video objects 273 2000
6,681,029 Decoding steganographic messages embedded in media signals 170 2000
6,535,618 Image capture device with steganographic data embedding 56 2000
6,385,329 Wavelet domain watermarks 266 2000
7,689,532 Using embedded data with file sharing 26 2000
6,542,620 Signal processing to hide plural-bit information in image, video, and audio data 104 2000
6,567,534 Methods and systems for watermark processing of line art images 62 2000
6,522,770 Management of documents and other objects using optical devices 182 2000
6,647,128 Method for monitoring internet dissemination of image, video, and/or audio files 167 2000
7,261,612 Methods and systems for read-aloud books 98 2000
6,442,285 Controlling operation of a device using a re-configurable watermark detector 102 2000
6,430,302 Steganographically encoding a first image in accordance with a second image 125 2001
6,567,535 Steganographic system with changing operations 49 2001
6,757,406 Steganographic image processing 62 2001
2001/0022,848 Method of producing a security document 60 2001
6,522,771 Processing scanned security documents notwithstanding corruptions such as rotation 75 2001
6,760,463 Watermarking methods and media 127 2001
2001/0055,407 Computer system linked by using information in data objects 88 2001
6,829,368 Establishing and interacting with on-line media collections using identifiers in media signals 242 2001
6,798,894 Method and apparatus for watermarking video images 83 2001
6,580,808 Method and apparatus for discerning image distortion by reference to encoded marker signals 125 2001
2001/0034,705 Payment-based systems for internet music 84 2001
7,127,744 Method and apparatus to protect media existing in an insecure format 57 2001
7,051,086 Method of linking on-line data to printed documents 145 2001
2002/0009,208 Authentication of physical and electronic media objects using digital watermarks 204 2001
6,590,997 Files and methods employing common information in both header and steganographic embedding 82 2001
7,024,016 Digital watermarking apparatus and methods 109 2001
7,098,931 Image management system and methods using digital watermarks 26 2001
6,675,146 Audio steganography 103 2001
6,542,927 Linking of computers based on steganographically embedded digital data 250 2001
6,560,350 Methods for detecting alteration of audio 33 2001
6,721,440 Low visibility watermarks using an out-of-phase color 121 2001
6,771,796 Methods for identifying equipment used in counterfeiting 47 2001
7,319,775 Wavelet domain watermarks 88 2001
6,959,386 Hiding encrypted messages in information carriers 60 2001
6,590,998 Network linking method using information embedded in data objects that have inherent noise 80 2001
6,763,123 Detection of out-of-phase low visibility watermarks 98 2001
6,804,379 Digital watermarks and postage 78 2001
7,058,697 Internet linking from image content 119 2001
6,718,046 Low visibility watermark using time decay fluorescence 106 2001
7,756,892 Using embedded data with file sharing 37 2001
6,654,887 Steganography decoding methods employing error information 80 2001
2005/0058,318 Embedding information in a digital image digitized from a developed photographic film 96 2001
2002/0080,995 Digital watermarks and methods for security documents 56 2001
6,750,985 Digital watermarks and methods for security documents 66 2001
6,920,232 Watermark encoding using arbitrary features 83 2001
6,970,573 Self validating security documents utilizing watermarks 86 2001
6,738,495 Watermarking enhanced to withstand anticipated corruptions 84 2001
7,050,603 Watermark encoded video, and related methods 106 2001
7,392,392 Forensic digital watermarking with variable orientation and protocols 14 2001
6,519,352 Encoding and decoding in accordance with steganographically-conveyed data 66 2002
2002/0136,429 Data hiding through arrangement of objects 45 2002
2002/0131,076 Distribution and use of trusted photos 85 2002
7,437,430 Network linking using index modulated on data 63 2002
6,664,976 Image management system and methods using digital watermarks 65 2002
6,654,480 Audio appliance and monitoring device responsive to watermark data 77 2002
2002/0186,886 Methods for marking images 84 2002
7,054,462 Inferring object status based on detected watermark data 76 2002
7,054,463 Data encoding using frail watermarks 60 2002
2002/0196,272 Smart images and image bookmarks for an internet browser 89 2002
7,111,170 Distributed system for responding to watermarked documents 88 2002
7,095,871 Digital asset management and linking media signals with related data using watermarks 166 2002
6,694,042 Methods for determining contents of media 121 2002
6,694,043 Method of monitoring print data for text associated with a hyperlink 132 2002
6,917,724 Methods for opening file on computer via optical sensing 153 2002
7,653,210 Method for monitoring internet dissemination of image, video, and/or audio files 87 2002
6,567,780 Audio with hidden in-band digital data 67 2002
2002/0176,003 Watermark reading kiosks 81 2002
2003/0021,440 Digital watermarking employing noise model 41 2002
7,266,704 User-friendly rights management systems and methods 35 2002
7,502,759 Digital watermarking methods and related toy and game applications 105 2002
6,647,129 Method and system for encoding image and audio content 92 2002
7,043,052 Digital authentication with analog documents 52 2002
6,754,377 Methods and systems for marking printed documents 81 2002
6,978,036 Tamper-resistant authentication techniques for identification documents 66 2002
6,647,130 Printable interfaces and digital linking with embedded codes 150 2002
6,704,869 Extracting digital watermarks using logarithmic sampling and symmetrical attributes 98 2002
6,700,995 Applying digital watermarks using dot gain correction 91 2002
6,778,682 Redundantly embedding auxiliary data in source signals 84 2002
6,718,047 Watermark embedder and reader 134 2002
6,993,152 Hiding geo-location data through arrangement of objects 67 2002
2003/0105,730 Postal meters and systems employing watermarking 81 2002
7,113,614 Embedding auxiliary signals with multiple components into media signals 181 2002
7,054,465 Data hiding method and system for embedding and extracting information in signals 110 2002
7,720,249 Watermark embedder and reader 47 2002
7,006,661 Digital watermarking systems and methods 33 2002
7,224,819 Integrating digital watermarks in multimedia content 97 2002
2003/0130,954 Postal applications including digital watermarks 107 2002
2004/0057,581 Method and apparatus for transaction card security utilizing embedded image data 50 2002
6,768,808 Encoding and decoding methods in which decryption data is conveyed steganographically within audio or visual content 62 2002
7,158,654 Image processor and image processing method 87 2003
7,333,957 Connected audio and other media objects 76 2003
7,020,304 Digital watermarking and fingerprinting including synchronization, layering, version control, and compressed embedding 91 2003
6,744,907 Image capture methods and devices employing steganographic processing 45 2003
6,768,809 Digital watermark screening and detection strategies 116 2003
6,804,378 Methods and products employing biometrics and steganography 36 2003
7,113,615 Watermark embedder and reader 110 2003
2004/0005,093 Media-independent document security method and apparatus 85 2003
7,308,110 Methods for marking images 85 2003
7,263,203 Digital watermarks 58 2003
7,499,564 Methods for decoding watermark data from audio, and controlling audio devices in accordance therewith 50 2003
7,181,022 Audio watermarking to convey auxiliary information, and media embodying same 75 2003
7,003,132 Embedding hidden auxiliary code signals in media 60 2003
7,340,076 Digital watermarks for unmanned vehicle navigation 52 2003
6,959,100 Secure document design with machine readable, variable message encoded in a visible registration pattern 58 2003
7,286,684 Secure document design carrying auxiliary machine readable information 55 2003
7,391,880 Color adaptive watermarking 91 2003
6,987,862 Video steganography 104 2003
2006/0028,689 Document management with embedded data 73 2003
6,975,746 Integrating digital watermarks in multimedia content 115 2003
7,016,516 Authentication of identification documents 53 2003
7,770,013 Digital authentication with digital and analog documents 20 2003
6,882,738 Methods and tangible objects employing textured machine readable data 58 2003
2004/0190,750 Watermarked printed objects and methods 82 2003
2004/0263,911 Automated methods for distinguishing copies from original printed objects 63 2003
2005/0013,462 Paper products and physical objects as means to access and control a computer or to navigate over or act as a portal on a network 63 2004
RE40919 Methods for surveying dissemination of proprietary empirical data 83 2004
2004/0240,704 Applying digital watermarks using printing process correction 79 2004
2004/0264,733 Image processing using embedded registration data to determine and compensate for geometric transformation 79 2004
7,377,421 Methods and systems for interacting with printed articles, such as posters 110 2004
6,996,252 Low visibility watermark using time decay fluorescence 95 2004
7,062,069 Digital watermark embedding and decoding using encryption keys 102 2004
7,035,427 Method and system for managing, accessing and paying for the use of copyrighted electronic media 175 2004
7,027,614 Hiding information to reduce or offset perceptible artifacts 100 2004
2005/0041,835 Fragile and emerging digital watermarks 86 2004
7,436,976 Digital watermarking systems and methods 24 2004
7,184,570 Methods and systems for steganographic processing 56 2004
7,539,325 Documents and methods involving multiple watermarks 47 2004
7,130,087 Methods and apparatus to produce security documents 57 2004
7,213,757 Emerging security features for identification documents 96 2004
7,139,408 Transform domain watermarking of image signals 78 2004
7,537,170 Machine-readable security features for printed objects 82 2004
7,305,104 Authentication of identification documents using digital watermarks 96 2004
7,593,576 Systems and methods of managing audio and other media 63 2004
7,515,733 Methods and arrangements employing digital content items 79 2005
7,685,426 Managing and indexing content on a network with image bookmarks and digital watermarks 80 2005
7,424,131 Authentication of physical and electronic media objects using digital watermarks 91 2005
2005/0192,933 Collateral data combined with user characteristics to select web site 84 2005
7,164,780 Digital watermarking apparatus and methods 84 2005
7,177,443 Method and apparatus for associating identifiers with content 81 2005
2005/0249,374 Digital watermarking for workflow 23 2005
7,076,084 Methods and objects employing machine readable data 78 2005
7,321,667 Data hiding through arrangement of objects 48 2005
7,174,031 Methods for using wireless phones having optical capabilities 151 2005
7,450,734 Digital asset management, targeted searching and desktop searching using digital watermarks 106 2005
7,587,601 Digital watermarking methods and apparatus for use with audio and video content 23 2005
7,738,673 Low visible digital watermarks 86 2005
7,499,566 Methods for steganographic encoding media 48 2005
7,248,717 Securing media content with steganographic encoding 109 2005
2006/0041,591 Associating data with images in imaging systems 94 2005
2006/0062,426 Rights management systems and methods using digital watermarking 71 2005
2006/0062,386 Steganographic encoding and decoding of auxiliary codes in media signals 53 2005
2006/0013,435 Background watermark processing 79 2005
7,567,686 Hiding and detecting messages in media signals 53 2005
7,461,136 Internet linking from audio and image content 77 2005
7,269,275 Physical objects and validation of physical objects 52 2005
7,444,392 Registering with computer systems 81 2005
7,643,649 Integrating digital watermarks in multimedia content 97 2005
7,657,058 Watermark orientation signals conveying payload data 82 2005
7,239,734 Authentication of identification documents and banknotes 67 2005
7,242,790 Video steganography 52 2005
7,577,273 Steganographically encoded video, deriving or calculating identifiers from video, and related methods 28 2005
7,536,555 Methods for audio watermarking and decoding 62 2006
2007/0055,884 User control and activation of watermark enabled objects 80 2006
7,424,132 Embedding hidden auxiliary code signals in media 49 2006
7,454,035 Digital watermarking systems and methods 25 2006
7,313,251 Method and system for managing and controlling electronic media 88 2006
7,330,563 Documents, articles and authentication of documents and articles 16 2006
2007/0108,287 Embedding and Reading Codes on Objects 82 2006
7,266,217 Multiple watermarks in content 60 2006
7,369,678 Digital watermark and steganographic decoding 96 2006
7,305,117 Methods and tangible objects employing machine readable data 46 2006
2006/0251,291 Methods for inserting and detecting watermarks in digital data 104 2006
7,372,976 Content indexing and searching using content identifiers and associated metadata 99 2006
2007/0016,790 Identification document and related methods 69 2006
7,602,940 Steganographic data hiding using a device clock 45 2006
7,602,977 Digital watermarks 46 2006
7,690,041 Associating first and second watermarks with audio or video content 4 2006
7,418,111 Methods and apparatus to process media 44 2006
2007/0154,064 Watermarking Compressed Data 56 2006
2007/0172,098 Apparatus to Process Images, Video and Objects 45 2007
7,313,253 Methods and tangible objects employing machine readable data in photo-reactive materials 46 2007
2007/0180,251 Methods Utilizing Steganography 42 2007
7,330,564 Digital watermarking apparatus and methods 84 2007
7,639,837 Identification documents and authentication of such documents 50 2007
7,466,840 Soft error decoding of steganographic data 90 2007
7,486,799 Methods for monitoring audio and images on the internet 109 2007
7,702,511 Watermarking to convey auxiliary information, and media embodying same 46 2007
7,406,214 Methods and devices employing optical sensors and/or steganography 129 2007
2007/0276,841 METHODS AND DEVICES EMPLOYING CONTENT IDENTIFIERS 91 2007
2007/0276,928 Methods and Devices Employing Content Identifiers 102 2007
7,792,325 Methods and devices employing content identifiers 93 2007
7,359,528 Monitoring of video or audio based on in-band and out-of-band data 69 2007
7,433,491 Method and apparatus for associating identifiers with content 79 2007
2007/0201,835 Audio Encoding to Convey Auxiliary Information, and Media Embodying Same 53 2007
7,724,919 Methods and systems for steganographic processing 50 2007
7,349,555 Documents and apparatus to encode documents 34 2007
7,427,030 Security features for objects and method regarding same 82 2007
7,676,059 Video steganography or encoding 44 2007
7,460,726 Integrating steganographic encoding in multimedia content 82 2007
7,536,034 Gestural use of wireless mobile phone devices to signal to remote systems 98 2007
7,760,905 Wireless mobile phone with content processing 95 2007
7,570,784 Identification and protection of security documents 45 2007
7,415,129 Providing reports associated with video and audio content 97 2007
7,444,000 Content identification, and securing media content with steganographic encoding 84 2007
7,796,826 Digital watermarks 45 2007
2008/0121,728 Machine-readable features for objects 80 2007
2007/0294,173 Rights Management System and Methods 19 2007
2008/0133,555 Associating Objects with Corresponding behaviors 81 2007
7,787,653 Methods for controlling rendering of images and video 85 2007
2008/0149,713 Detecting Media Areas Likely of Hosting Watermarks 59 2007
7,545,952 Image or video display devices 83 2007
7,555,139 Secure documents with hidden signals, and related methods and systems 59 2007
2008/0131,083 Audio Encoding to Convey Auxiliary Information, and Media Embodying Same 48 2007
2008/0131,084 Steganographic Encoding and Detecting for Video Signals 43 2007
7,508,955 Authentication of objects using steganography 78 2007
7,548,643 Methods, objects and apparatus employing machine readable data 44 2007
7,620,200 Authentication of identification documents 23 2007
7,724,920 Digital authentication with analog documents 15 2007
7,805,500 Network linking methods and apparatus 40 2007
7,711,143 Methods for marking images 93 2007
7,697,719 Methods for analyzing electronic media including video and audio 103 2007
2008/0292,134 Wavelet Domain Watermarks 82 2008
7,532,741 Data hiding in media 46 2008
2008/0181,450 Methods Combining Multiple Frames of Image Data 6 2008
2008/0253,740 Apparatus and Methods to Process Video or Audio 47 2008
7,756,290 Detecting embedded signals in media content using coincidence metrics 85 2008
7,650,009 Controlling use of audio or image content 99 2008
2008/0275,906 Content Indexing and Searching Using Content Identifiers and Associated Metadata 50 2008
7,628,320 Methods and systems for interacting with physical objects 87 2008
7,693,300 Color image or video processing 80 2008
7,606,390 Processing data representing video and audio and methods and apparatus related thereto 62 2008
7,720,255 Methods and apparatus to process video and audio media 48 2008
7,672,477 Detecting hidden auxiliary code signals in media 47 2008
7,822,225 Authentication of physical and electronic media objects using digital watermarks 77 2008
2009/0012,944 Internet and Database Searching with Handheld Devices 80 2008
7,762,468 Readers to analyze security features on objects 79 2008
2009/0125,475 Methods and Systems for User-Association of Visual Stimuli with Corresponding Responses 79 2008
7,747,038 Method and apparatus for associating identifiers with content 81 2008
2009/0129,627 DIGITAL WATERMARKING SYSTEMS AND METHODS 33 2008
7,693,965 Analyzing audio, including analyzing streaming audio signals 56 2008
7,564,992 Content identification through deriving identifiers from video, images and audio 92 2008
2009/0116,687 Image Sensors Worn or Attached on Humans for Imagery Identification 58 2008
7,620,253 Steganographic systems and methods 23 2008
2009/0172,128 Internet Linking from Audio and Image Content 18 2008
7,602,978 Deriving multiple identifiers from multimedia content 89 2008
7,751,588 Error processing of steganographic message signals 84 2008
7,751,596 Methods and arrangements employing digital content items 93 2009
2010/0008,534 Methods for Managing Content Using Intentional Degradation and Insertion of Steganographic Codes 44 2009
2010/0054,529 Methods for Extracting Identifying Information From Video and Audio Content 19 2009
2010/0062,819 Methods and Related Toy and Game Applications Using Encoded Information 78 2009
2009/0232,352 Steganographic Encoding Methods and Apparatus 65 2009
2010/0094,639 METHODS AND ARRANGEMENTS EMPLOYING DIGITAL CONTENT ITEMS 57 2009
7,831,062 Arrangement of objects in images or graphics to convey a machine-readable signal 40 2009
2009/0286,572 Interactive Systems and Methods Employing Wireless Mobile Devices 79 2009
2010/0131,767 Methods for Audio Watermarking and Decoding 43 2009
2010/0142,749 Digital Watermarking Apparatus and Methods 60 2009
2009/0252,401 Methods, Objects and Apparatus Employing Machine Readable Data 44 2009
2009/0262,975 Deriving or Calculating Identifiers From Video Signals 21 2009
2010/0163,629 Security Document Carrying Machine Readable Pattern 45 2009
2009/0290,754 Deriving Identifying Data From Video and Audio 66 2009
2010/0021,004 Hiding and Detecting Messages in Media Signals 44 2009
2010/0008,536 Methods and Systems for Steganographic Processing 43 2009
2010/0008,537 Embedding Hidden Auxiliary Information in Media 40 2009
2010/0142,752 Signal Processing of Audio and Video Data, including Deriving Identifying Information 44 2009
2010/0027,837 Extracting Multiple Identifiers from Audio and Video Content 62 2009
7,916,354 Hiding and detecting auxiliary data in media materials and signals 15 2009
7,936,900 Processing data representing video and audio and methods related thereto 16 2009
2010/0045,816 User Feedback in Connection with Object Recognition 80 2009
2010/0067,737 Steganographic Systems and Methods 21 2009
2010/0128,924 Authentication of Identification Documents 9 2009
7,837,094 Methods and systems for interacting with physical objects 80 2009
2010/0172,540 Synchronizing Rendering of Multimedia Content 82 2010
2010/0119,108 Methods and Arrangements for Composing Information-Carrying Artwork 44 2010
2011/0040,780 AUDIO PROCESSING 12 2010
2010/0293,276 METHODS FOR ANALYZING ELECTRONIC MEDIA INCLUDING VIDEO AND AUDIO 3 2010
2010/0198,941 METHODS AND ARRANGEMENTS EMPLOYING DIGITAL CONTENT ITEMS 76 2010
2011/0007,936 Encoding and Decoding Media Signals 60 2010
2011/0026,777 Methods and Devices Involving Imagery and Gestures 47 2010
2011/0051,998 Methods for Controlling Rendering of Images and Video 41 2010
2011/0066,734 NETWORK LINKING METHODS AND APPARATUS 11 2010
 
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