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Method and Apparatus of Automatic Tracking and Rendering Objects Based Content

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000238095D
Publication Date: 2014-Aug-01
Document File: 4 page(s) / 68K

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Abstract

A method of an object based contents tracking and rendering is described to assist audiences for tracking the speaker's talking footprints in the presentation without manually verbal and visual assistants.

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Method and Apparatus of Automatic Tracking and Rendering Objects Based Content

In nowadays, there are a lot of teleconferences crossing the world for needs on business, education, and social media (such business conferences, academic conferences, lectures, seminars, workshop, program or project review, group discussion etc). The teleconferences are usually composed of various presentations either based on server or client. A presentation speaker normally uses a computer or other devices in one location to share a same presentation materials to audiences locally or crossing the world. The presentation materials may include a couple of objects, sections, and pages, each object may also contain several text paragraphs, and/or multiple graphics. During the presentation, the presenter often needs to refer, emphasize, and highlight a specific part of an object on a certain page to remote audiences, but it may not be accurately to reflect those emphasized highlights on the shared presentation screen. So, audiences may find that it is difficult to follow and track the speaker's talking footprints in the presentation without manually verbal and visual assistants. And, audiences may miss the key points and important messages sent from the speaker.

There are a few background prior arts could be found as following, but none of them can solve above problems. Therefore, it is necessary to assist audiences for tracking the speaker's talking footprints in the presentation without manually verbal and visual assistants. In one embodiment, a method of an object based contents tracking and rendering is described to assist audiences for tracking the speaker's talking footprints in the presentation without manually verbal and visual assistants. The illustrative embodiment comprises several major components, including eye tracking and handling, focus area mapping, object searching, and contents rendering. Bases on those components, this method can aut...