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1. WO2014022022 - USING AN AVATAR IN A VIDEOCONFERENCING SYSTEM

Publication Number WO/2014/022022
Publication Date 06.02.2014
International Application No. PCT/US2013/047494
International Filing Date 25.06.2013
IPC
H04N 7/15 2006.1
HELECTRICITY
04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
NPICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
7Television systems
14Systems for two-way working
15Conference systems
CPC
G06F 3/017
GPHYSICS
06COMPUTING; CALCULATING; COUNTING
FELECTRIC DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING
3Input arrangements for transferring data to be processed into a form capable of being handled by the computer; Output arrangements for transferring data from processing unit to output unit, e.g. interface arrangements
01Input arrangements or combined input and output arrangements for interaction between user and computer
017Gesture based interaction, e.g. based on a set of recognized hand gestures
G06F 3/167
GPHYSICS
06COMPUTING; CALCULATING; COUNTING
FELECTRIC DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING
3Input arrangements for transferring data to be processed into a form capable of being handled by the computer; Output arrangements for transferring data from processing unit to output unit, e.g. interface arrangements
16Sound input; Sound output
167Audio in a user interface, e.g. using voice commands for navigating, audio feedback
G06V 40/168
H04N 7/147
HELECTRICITY
04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
NPICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
7Television systems
14Systems for two-way working
141between two video terminals, e.g. videophone
147Communication arrangements, e.g. identifying the communication as a video-communication, intermediate storage of the signals
H04N 7/155
HELECTRICITY
04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
NPICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
7Television systems
14Systems for two-way working
15Conference systems
155involving storage of or access to video conference sessions
H04N 7/157
HELECTRICITY
04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
NPICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
7Television systems
14Systems for two-way working
15Conference systems
157defining a virtual conference space and using avatars or agents
Applicants
  • GOOGLE INC. [US]/[US]
Inventors
  • LIU, Eric HC
Agents
  • POH, Philip R.
Priority Data
13/766,48513.02.2013US
61/678,53501.08.2012US
Publication Language English (en)
Filing Language English (EN)
Designated States
Title
(EN) USING AN AVATAR IN A VIDEOCONFERENCING SYSTEM
(FR) UTILISATION D'UN AVATAR DANS UN SYSTÈME DE VISIOCONFÉRENCE
Abstract
(EN) Systems and methods for videoconferencing using an avatar are described. The presence of a user may be detected by analyzing video captured by a digital camera. The avatar may be provided to a remote device to represent the detected user.
(FR) La présente invention concerne des systèmes et des procédés de visioconférence utilisant un avatar. La présence d'un utilisateur peut être détectée en analysant une vidéo capturée par une caméra numérique. L'avatar peut être fourni à un dispositif à distance pour représenter l'utilisateur détecté.
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