Calibration and annotation of video content

Number of patents in Portfolio can not be more than 2000

United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8769396
APP PUB NO 20100313113A1
SERIAL NO

12479673

Stats

ATTORNEY / AGENT: (SPONSORED)

Importance

Loading Importance Indicators... loading....

Abstract

See full text

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.

Loading the Abstract Image... loading....

First Claim

See full text

Family

Loading Family data... loading....

Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, LLCREDMOND, WA29687

International Classification(s)

  • [Classification Symbol]
  • [Patents Count]

Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Chen, Billy Bellevue, US 50 368
Ofek, Eyal Redmond, US 141 1847
Xu, Ying-Qing Beijing, CN 47 607
Zhang, Bo Beijing, CN 279 1634

Cited Art Landscape

Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
QUALCOMM INCORPORATED (1)
* 2010/0076,968 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR AGGREGATING AND PRESENTING DATA ASSOCIATED WITH GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS 167 2009
 
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. (1)
* 2009/0164,462 DEVICE AND A METHOD FOR ANNOTATING CONTENT 2 2007
 
EXCALIBUR IP, LLC (1)
* 2010/0250,136 COMPUTER BASED LOCATION IDENTIFICATION USING IMAGES 48 2009
 
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. (1)
* 2005/0273,725 Method, system, and computer-readable medium for user-assignment of geographic data to an image file 11 2004
 
SRI INTERNATIONAL (1)
6512857 Method and apparatus for performing geo-spatial registration 53 1998
 
LINKEDIN CORPORATION (1)
* 7831928 Content visualization 29 2007
 
DUAL APERTURE, INC. (1)
* 2007/0044,010 System and method for indexing, searching, identifying, and editing multimedia files 174 2006
 
The Gorb, Inc. (1)
* 2008/0120,166 Method for rating an entity 19 2006
 
AUTOMODALITY, INC. (1)
* 2007/0244,634 System and method for geo-coding user generated content 24 2007
 
GOOGLE INC. (2)
* 8185543 Video image-based querying for video content 14 2005
* 8131118 Inferring locations from an image 135 2008
 
AVIGILON FORTRESS CORPORATION (1)
2008/0240,616 Automatic camera calibration and geo-registration using objects that provide positional information 16 2007
 
DIGIMARC CORPORATION (1)
7502490 Geographic information systems using digital watermarks 31 2006
 
REFRAME-IT, INC. (1)
* 2008/0052,634 Process For Referencing, Prioritizing, Accessing, And Displaying Marginalia in Digital Media 13 2007
 
YAHOO! INC. (1)
* 2008/0195,657 CONTEXT-BASED COMMUNITY-DRIVEN SUGGESTIONS FOR MEDIA ANNOTATION 86 2007
* Cited By Examiner

Patent Citation Ranking

Forward Cite Landscape

  • No Forward Cites to Display

Maintenance Fees

Fee Large entity fee small entity fee micro entity fee due date
3.5 Year Payment $1600.00 $800.00 $400.00 Jan 1, 2018
7.5 Year Payment $3600.00 $1800.00 $900.00 Jan 1, 2022
11.5 Year Payment $7400.00 $3700.00 $1850.00 Jan 1, 2026
Fee Large entity fee small entity fee micro entity fee
Surcharge - 3.5 year - Late payment within 6 months $160.00 $80.00 $40.00
Surcharge - 7.5 year - Late payment within 6 months $160.00 $80.00 $40.00
Surcharge - 11.5 year - Late payment within 6 months $160.00 $80.00 $40.00
Surcharge after expiration - Late payment is unavoidable $700.00 $350.00 $175.00
Surcharge after expiration - Late payment is unintentional $1,640.00 $820.00 $410.00