Patent for “Guidance for Image Capture at Different Locations”

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in New York

The co-inventors are Timothy L. Nichols, Spencerport, N.Y., Kenneth Alan Parulski, Rochester, N.Y., Thiagarajah Arujunan, Penfield, N.Y., Thomas Joseph Murray, Cohocton, N.Y., and Brian Joseph O’Keefe, Rochester, N.Y.

The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: “A method for providing guidance to a user as to what images should be captured by the user as the user moves from location to location, comprising receiving a first captured digital image having pixel data captured of a scene at a first location, using a processor to analyze the pixel data of the first captured digital image and determining based on such analysis a second possible image capture location for the user, wherein the second possible image capture location is selected from a plurality of different possible locations, and transmitting guidance to the user over a communications network, the guidance including information concerning a next scene to be captured at the second location.”

http://www.power-eng.com/news/2013/03/29/u-s-patents-awarded-to-inventors-in-new-york-march-29.html

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