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Rajeev Sharma, Nils Krahnstoever, Emilio Schapira: Method and system for detecting conscious hand movement patterns and computer-generated visual feedback for facilitating human-computer interaction. VideoMining Corporation, September 25, 2007: US07274803 (69 worldwide citation)


The present invention is a system and method for detecting and analyzing motion patterns of individuals present at a multimedia computer terminal from a stream of video frames generated by a video camera and the method of providing visual feedback of the extracted information to aid the interaction ...


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Nils Krahnstoever, Emilio Schapira, Rajeev Sharma, Namsoon Jung: Method and apparatus for providing virtual touch interaction in the drive-thru. Advanced Interfaces, February 7, 2006: US06996460 (29 worldwide citation)


The present invention is a method and apparatus for providing an enhanced automatic drive-thru experience to the customers in a vehicle by allowing use of natural hand gestures to interact with digital content. The invention is named Virtual Touch Ordering System (VTOS). In the VTOS, the virtual tou ...


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Nils Krahnstoever, Emilio Schapira, Rajeev Sharma: Method and apparatus for robustly tracking objects. VideoMining Corporation, January 8, 2008: US07317812 (25 worldwide citation)


The present invention pertains generally to the field of computer graphics user interfaces. More specifically, the present invention discloses a video image based tracking system that allows a computer to robustly locate and track an object in three dimensions within the viewing area of two or more ...


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Nils Krahnstoever, Peter Tu, Gianfranco Doretto, Perera Ambalangoda: Detecting and tracking targets in images based on estimated target geometry. Lockheed Martin Corporation, Oliff & Berridge, November 27, 2012: US08320613 (2 worldwide citation)


A system for detecting and tracking targets captured in images, such as people and object targets that are captured in video images from a surveillance network. Targets can be detected by an efficient, geometry-driven approach that determines likely target configuration of the foreground imagery bas ...


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Nils Krahnstoever, Emilio Schapira, Rajeev Sharma, Namsoon Jung: Method and apparatus for providing virtual touch interaction in the drive-thru. July 20, 2010: USRE041449


The present invention is a method and apparatus for providing an enhanced automatic drive-thru experience to the customers in a vehicle by allowing use of natural hand gestures to interact with digital content. The invention is named Virtual Touch Ordering System (VTOS). In the VTOS, the virtual tou ...


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Kedar Anil Patwardhan, Ting Yu, Nils Krahnstoever: Method and system for object tracking using appearance model. August 4, 2011: US20110187703-A1


A method and system are provided for tracking an object, such as a person, within in a scene. The system/method receives input to track an object of interest in a scene with one or more image capture devices, captures a 2D image of the object, creates via an image processing system a 4D model of the ...



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