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Smart photo frame

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000241580D
Publication Date: 2015-May-13
Document File: 2 page(s) / 30K

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Abstract

Solution for creating a Smart Photo Frame which allows much more for users than standard photo display, that will automatically fit displayed photos to current environment.

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Smart photo frame

From always people were making photos of significant moments in their life, of important social or family events, to have reminder from special place or just to make

work of art which photos are also. When photos are made they are kept in albums or nowadays on hard drives but also hung on walls in frames or displayed in simple digital photo frames. On digital frames photos can be uploaded and then they are shown in the same order or shuffled.

In this publication we propose a solution for creating Smart Photo Frame which allows much more for users than standard photo display, that will automatically fit displayed photos to current environment. The idea is a concept of a Smart Photo Frame that will provide to users Smart-Display system based on Photos Classification, Face Recognition, Voice Recognition, Approaching of Known People, Social Media Analysis to profile shown photos, User Configured Pattern of displaying photos of concrete type in user-defined way and also will allow users to configure Smart Photo Frame by themselves.

Display of photos is main functionality but mentioned above features allow to fully personalize display of photos. Smart Photo Frame will automatically choose photos

which are best to be displayed in every moment (i.e. when husband comes back home it displays photo of his wife, when friends come to visit it displays photo with them).

Photos Classification

Smart Photo Frame should have at least 3 sources of photos possible to use: direct upload on its internal memory, network storage or social media. First 2 don't need explanation. It should have possibility to connect user (or many users) Facebook, Twitter, Google+/Picasa accounts to Smart Photo Frame to display them. Also thanks to this, it will have access to photos of friends, which also will be possible to display.

Each album/photo should have category assigned (i.e. party, holiday, business meeting, wedding, funeral, etc.). Such assignment will make Smart Display further more accurate.

Face Recognition

Face Recognition of people on photos will be necessary to display pho...