Calibration and annotation of video content

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8769396
APP PUB NO 20100313113A1
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12479673

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Various embodiments provide techniques for calibrating and annotating video content. In one or more embodiments, an instance of video content can be calibrated with one or more geographical models and/or existing calibrated video content to correlate the instance of video content with one or more geographical locations. According to some embodiments, geographical information can be used to annotate the video content. Geographical information can include identification information for one or more structures, natural features, and/or locations included in the video content. Some embodiments enable a particular instance of video content to be correlated with other instances of video content based on common geographical information and/or common annotation information. Thus, a user can access video content from other users with similar travel experiences and/or interests. A user may also access annotations provided by other users that may be relevant to a particular instance of video content.

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, LLCREDMOND, WA30026

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Chen, Billy Bellevue, US 50 401
Ofek, Eyal Redmond, US 141 1937
Xu, Ying-Qing Beijing, CN 47 622
Zhang, Bo Beijing, CN 279 1699

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GOOGLE INC. (2)
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AVIGILON FORTRESS CORPORATION (1)
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DIGIMARC CORPORATION (1)
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