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Issued US Patents (does not include Japan or EU patents)

1. Hull, J. J., and Hart, P. E., "Image Matching and Retrieval by Multi–Access Redundant Hashing," Patent #5,465,353, ISSUED November 11, 1995.

2.  Hart, P. E. and J. Graham, "A Query-free Information Retrieval Method for Probabilistic Expert Systems,"  Patent #5,546,502, ISSUED August 13, 1996.

3.   Hart, P. E., J. K. Chilton and M. Peairs, "Document Layout Using Tiling," Patent #5,553,217, ISSUED September 3, 1996.

4. Billawala, N., P. E. Hart and M. Peairs, "Image Continuation".  Patent #5,623,558, ISSUED April 22, 1997.

5. Gormish, M. J., Hart, P. E., Kawajiri, K., Stork, D. G., and Wolff, G., "Digital Paper for Secure Fax Machines," Patent #5,692,048, ISSUED November 25, 1997.

6.   Hart, P.E., Peairs, M., and Mizutani, M., “Form Drop Out Using Image Continuation,” Patent #5,694,494, ISSUED December 2, 1997.

7.  Cullen, J., Peairs, M., and Hart, P. E., “The Drag, Drop and Merge Image Manipulation System," Patent #5,732,230, ISSUED March 24, 1998.

8.  Savitzky, S.R., Roth, R.K., Jeng, T.L., Hart, P.E., Golding, R., "Method of using an object-oriented communications system with support for multiple remote machine types," Patent #5,732,261, ISSUED March 24, 1998.

9. Hart, P.E., Jeng, T.L., Roth, R.R., Savitzky, S.R. Golding, R., " Object-oriented communications framework system with support for  multiple remote machine types '" Patent #5,832,264, ISSUED Nov. 3, 1998.

10. Savitzky, S.R., Roth, R.K., Jeng, T.L., Hart, P.E., Golding, R., " Object-oriented communication system with support for multiple remote  machine types," Patent #5,918,051, ISSUED June 29, 1999.

11. Cullen, J., Hull, J.J., Hart, P.E., "Image Database Browsing and Query Using Texture Analysis," Patent #5,933,823, ISSUED August 3, 1999.

12. Hart, P. E., and Graham, J., “Automatic invocation of computational resources without user intervention,” Patent #6,041,182, Issued March 21, 2000.

13. Hart, P. E. and Graham, J., “Automatic invocation of computational resources without user intervention across a network,” Patent #6,049,792 Issued April 11, 2000.

14. Gormish, M., Hart, P. E., Stork, D., and Wolff, G. “Method for performing secure financial transactions using facsimile transmissions,” Patent #6,073,118, Issued June 6, 2000.

15. Savitzky, S., Roth, R., Jeng, T., Hart, P. E., and Golding, R. “Method of using object-oriented communication system with support for multiple remote machine types,” Patent #6,260,076, ISSUED July 10, 2001.

16. Hart, P. E. and Graham, J., “Automatic invocation of computational resources without user intervention across a network,” Patent # 6,295,525, ISSUED September 15, 2001.

17. Hart, P. E. and Graham, J., “Automatic adaptive document help for paper documents,” Patent #6,369,811, ISSUED April 9, 2002.

18. Hart, P. E., Jeng, T. L., Roth, R., K., Savitzky, S. R., and Golding, R., “Object oriented communications framework system with support for multiple machine types,” Patent #6,430,740, ISSUED August 6, 2002.

19. Savitzky, S., Roth, R., Jeng, T., Hart, P. E., and Golding, R. “Object oriented communications system with support for multiple remote machine types,” Patent #6.438.617, ISSUED August 20, 2002.

20. Cullen, J. F., Stork, D. G., Hart, P. E. and Ejiri, K., “Method for detecting inverted text images on a digital scanning device”, Patent #6,574,375, ISSUED June 3, 2003

21. Graham, J and Hart, P. E. “Automatic Adaptive Document Printing Help System Utilizing Concepts of Interest and Reduced Images”,  Patent #6,582,475  Issued  6/24/2003.

22. Nakamura, M., Kawajiri, Y., and Hart P. E., “Information Management System Capable of Connecting Facsimile Machines which are Incompatible with Network Systems to Network Systems” Patent # 6,590,677 Issued July 8, 2003.

23. Hart, P. E., and Graham, J., “Automatic Invocation of Computational Resources Across a Network,” Patent #6,633,861, Issued Oct. 14, 2003.

24. Hart, P. E., Jeng, T. ,L., Roth, R. K., Savitzky, S. R. and Golding R., “Object-oriented communications framework system with support for multiple remote machine types,” Patent #6,691,299, ISSUED Feb. 10, 2004.

25. Hull; Jonathan J., Poppink; Derek, Balabanovic; Marko, Baxter; Michael), Graham; Jamey), Hart; Peter E.; Dar-Shyang, Wolff; Gregory, “Networked peripheral for visitor greeting, identification, biographical lookup and tracking”, Patent #6,976,032, ISSUED December 13, 2005.

26. Berkner; Kathrin  Neelamani; Ramesh ,Wolff; Gregory J., Boliek; Martin, Hart; Peter E. , “Content and display device dependent creation of smaller representation of images” Patent # 7,095,907,  ISSUED August 22, 2006.

27. Graham; Jamey, Hart; Peter E., “Automatic adaptive document printing help system”, Patent # 7,096,424, ISSUED August 22, 2006.

28. Hull; Jonathan J., Baxter; Michael, Gage; Pamela, Graham; JameyLee; Dar-Shyang Hart; Peter E.,  “Techniques for capturing information during multimedia presentations”, Patent # 7,167,191, ISSUED January 23, 2007.

29. Hull; Jonathan J., Graham; Jamey, Hart; Peter E., “Device for generating a multimedia paper document”, Patent # 7,215,436, ISSUED May 8, 2007.

30. Hull; Jonathan J., Piersol; Kurt W., Graham; Jamey, Hart; Peter E., “Printer with embedded retrieval and publishing interface”, Patent # 7,253,919, ISSUED August 7, 2007.

31. Hull; Jonathan J., Graham; Jamey, Hart; Peter, Piersol; Kurt, “Techniques for targeting information to users”, Patent # 7,257,589, ISSUED August 14, 2007.

32. Hull; Jonathan J., Graham; Jamey, Hart; Peter E., “Music processing printer”, Patent # 7,314,994, ISSUED January 1, 2008.

33. Hull; Jonathan J., Erol; Berna, Hart; Peter E., “Printer with audio/video localization”, Patent #7,415,670 B2, ISSUED August 19, 2008.

34. Hull, Jonathan J.; Erol, Berna; Graham, Jamey; Hart, Peter; Lee, Dar-Shyang; Piersol, Kurt; Van Olst; Daniel, “Printing system with embedded audio/video content recognition and processing”, Patent #7,424,129 B2 ISSUED September 9, 2008.

35. Hull, Jonathan J.; Piersol, Kurt; Hart, Peter, “Printer with document-triggered processing”, Patent #7,440,126 B2, ISSUED October 21, 2008.

36. Berkner, Kathrin; Neelamani, Ramesh; Wolff, Gregory J.; Boliek, Marting Paul; Hart, Peter E.; Cont:  Content and display device dependent creation of smaller representations of images, Patent #7,474,791, ISSUED January 6, 2009.

37. Wolff, G. J.; Hart, Peter E., “System and method for direct multi-modal annotation of objects”, Patent  #7,493,559 ISSUED February 27, 2009.

38. Hull, Jonathan, J; Graham, Jamey; Lee, Dar-Shyang; Hart, Peter E., “Techniques for determining electronic document information for paper documents,” Patent # 7,506,250, ISSUED March 17, 2009.

39. Hart, Peter E.; Hull, Jonathan J.; Graham, Jamey; Pierol, Kurt, “User interface for a networked printer,” Patent #7,505,163, ISSUED March 17, 2009.

40Hart, Peter E.; Hull, Jonathan J.; Graham, Jamey; Piersol, Kurt W.; “Printer having embedded functionality for printing time-based media”, Patent #7,511,846 ISSUED March 21, 2009.

41. Hart, Peter E.; Hull, Jonathan J.; Graham, Jamey; Piersol, Kurt W.; “Stand Alone Printer with Hardware/Software Interfaces for Sharing Multimedia Processing”, Patent #7,528,976 ISSUED May 5, 2009.

42. Hull, Jonathan, J.; Graham, Jamey; Hart, Peter E., “Printer with Hardware and Software Interfaces for Peripheral Devices”, Patent #7,528,977. ISSUED May 5, 2009.

43. Hart, Peter E.; Hull, Jonathan J.; Graham, Jamey; Piersol, Kurt W.; “Stand alone multimedia printer with user interface for allocating processing”, Patent #7,508,535 ISSUED March 24, 2009.

44. Nudd, Geoffrey H.; Weyl, Stephen A.; Graham, Jamey; Erol, Berna; Hart, Peter E.; Hull, Jonathan J.; “System and Method for using individualized mixed document, Patent #7,551,780, ISSUED June 23, 2009.

45. Hart, Peter E.; Hull, Jonathan J.; Graham, Jamey; Piersol, Kurt W.; "Printer User Interface”, Patent #7570380 ISSUED August 4, 2009.

46. Hart, Peter E.; Hull, Jonathan J.; Graham, Jamey; Piersol, Kurt W.; “Printer with Hardware and Software Interfaces for Media Devices”, Patent #7,573,593 ISSUED August 11, 2009.

47. Hull, Jonathan J.; Piersol, Kurt; Graham, Jamey; Hart, Peter, “Printer with Embedded Retrieval and Publishing Interface”, Patent # 7,573,604 ISSUED August 11, 2009.

48. Hull, Jonathan J.; Erol, Berna; Graham, Jamey; Hart, Peter E.; Piersol, Kurt, “Authoring tools Using a  Mixed Media Environment”, Patent 7,639,387 ISSUED December 29, 2009.

49. Hull, Jonathan J.; Balabanovic, Marko; Hart, Peter E.; Wolff, Gregory J., “Method and Apparatus for Publishing Documents over a Network”, Patent #7,640,318 ISSUED December 29, 2009.

 50. Hull, Jonathan, J.; Graham, Jamey; Hart, Peter E.; Piersol, Kurt, “System and Methods for Portable Device for Mixed Media System”, Patent #7,669,148 ISSUED February 23, 2010

51. Hull, Jonathan, J.; Baxter, Michael A; Gage, Pamela; Graham, Jamey; Lee, Dar-Shyang, Hart, Peter E., “Cont:  Techniques for Capturing Information During Multimedia Presentations”, Patent #7,669, 127 ISSUED February 23, 2010.

52. Hull, Jonathan, J.; Erol, Berna; Graham, Jamey; Hart, Peter E.; Lee, Dar-Shyang; Piersol, Kurt W., “Triggering  Applications Based on a Captured Text in a Mixed Media Environment”, Patent #7,672,543, ISSUED March 2, 2010.

53. Lee, Dar-Shyang; Erol, Berna; Graham, Jamey; Hart, Peter E.; Hull, Jonathan, J., “Techniques for Integrating Note Taking and Multimedia Information”, Patent #7,689,712 ISSUED March 30, 2010.

54. Hull, Jonathan, J.; Baxter, Michael; Gage, Pamela; Graham, Jamey; Lee, Dar-Shyang;  Hart, Peter E, “Techniques for Receiving Information During Multimedia Presentations and Communicating the Information”, Patent #7,653,925 ISSUED January 26, 2010.

55. Hull, Jonathan, J.; Erol, Berna; Graham, Jamey; Hart, Peter E.; Lee, Dar-Shyang; Piersol, Kurt W., “System and Method for Creation and Use of a Mixed Media Environment”, Patent # 7,702,673 ISSUED April 20, 2010.

56. Piersol, Kurt, W.; Hart, Peter E.; Chemeshkian, Sergey, “A Tilt-Sensitive Camera Projected Viewfinder”, Patent #7,729,600 ISSUED June 1, 2010.

57. Hart, Peter E.; Graham, Jamey; “(Fixit) Automatic Invocation of Computational Resources Without User Intervention Across a Network”, Patent #7,734,563  ISSUED June 8, 2010.

58. Weyl, Stephen A; Nudd, Geoffrey H.; Hart, Peter E.; Hull, Jonathan J.; “Mixed Media Reality Brokerage Network with Layout-Independent Recognition”, Patent #7,769,772 ISSUED August 3, 2010.

59. Erol, Berna; Jonathan J.; Graham, Jamey; Lee, Dar-Shyang; Hart, Peter E.; “Techniques for Decoding and Reconstructing Media Objects for a Still Representation”, Patent #7,725,825 ISSUED May 25, 2010.

60. Hull, Jonathan, J.; Graham, Jamey; Hart, Peter E.; “Printable Representations of Time-Based Media”, Patent #7,747,655 ISSUED June 29, 2010.

61. Piersol, Kurt, W.; Hart, Peter E.; Hull, Jonathan J.; “Techniques for Generating and Using a Fingerprint of an Article”, Patent #7,809,156 ISSUED October 5, 2010.

62. Graham, Jamey; Ridout, Kevin; Weyl, Stephen A.; Hull, Jonathan J.; Hart, Peter E.; Piersol, Kurt W.; “System and Methods for Use of Voice Mail and Email in a Mixed Media Environment”, Patent #7,812,986 ISSUED October 12, 2010.

63. Hull, Jonathan, J.; Graham, Jamey; Hart, Peter E, Piersol, Kurt W.;  “Multimedia Print Driver Dialog Interfaces”, Patent #7,861,169  ISSUED December 28, 2010.

64. Hull, Jonathan, J.; Graham, Jamey; Hart, Peter E, Piersol, Kurt W.;  “Printer with Multimedia Server”, Patent #7,864,352 ISSUED January 4, 2011

65.  Piersol, Kurt;  Hart, Peter E.; “Techniques for Introducing Devices to Device Families with Paper Receipt”, Patent #7,900,817 ISSUED march 8, 2011.

66.  Hull, Jonathan, J.; Erol, Berna; Graham, Jamey; Hart, Peter E.; Lee, Dar-Shyang, Piersol, Kurt W; “Triggering Applications for Distributed Action Execution and Use of Mixed Media Recognition as a Control Input”, Patent #7,920,759 ISSUED May 5, 2011.

67.  Hull, Jonathan, J.; Erol, Berna; Graham, Jamey; Hart, Peter E.; Lee, Dar-Shyang, Piersol, Kurt W; “Triggering Actions with Captured Input in a Mixed Media Environment”, Patent #7,991,778 ISSUED August 2, 2011.

68. Hull, Jonathan, J.; Hart, Peter E.; “Melded User Interfaces” Patent #8,015,494 ISSUED September 6, 2011.

69. Hull, Jonathan, J.; Balabanovic, Marko; Hart, Peter E.; Wolff, Gregory J; “Method and Apparatus for Publishing Documents Over a Network”, Patent #8,082, 328 ISSUED December 30, 2011.

70. Graham, Jamey; Erol, Berna; Hart, Peter E.; Hull, Jonathan J.;  “User Interface for Mixed Media Reality”, Patent #8,156,427 ISSUED April 10, 2012.

71. Hull, Jonathan, J; Erol, Berna; Graham, Jamey; Hart, Peter E.; Nudd, Geoffrey H; Weyl, Stephen; “Integration and Use of Mixed Media Documents”, Patent 8,195,659 ISSUED June 5, 2012.

72. Hull, Jonathan, J.;  Graham, Jamey; Hart, Peter E.; Piersol, Kurt W, “Techniques for Targeting Information to Users”, Patent #8,438,164 ISSUED May 7, 2013.

73. Hart, Peter E.; Erol, Berna, Hull, Jonathan J.; Piersol, Kurt W.; “Method and System for Multitier Image Matching in a Mixed Media Environment”, Patent #8,521,737 ISSUED August 27, 2013.

74. Hull, Jonathan, J.;  Graham, Jamey; Hart, Peter E.; “Printer with Audio or Video Receiver, Recorder, and Real-time Content-based Processing Logic”, Patent #8,077,341 ISSUED Decemember 13, 2011.

75.Graham, Jamey; Hart, Peter E.; “Automatic Adaptive Document Printing Help System”, Patent #8,112,709 ISSUED February 7, 2012.

76. Ke, Qifa; Hart, Peter E.; Hull, Jonathan J.; Kishi, Hidenobu; “User Interface for Three-dimensional Navigation”, Patent #8,276,088 ISSUED  September 25, 2012.

77. Hull, Jonathan, J.; Erol, Berna; Hart, Peter E.; Lee, Dar-Shyang, Piersol, Kurt W; “ Method and System for Document Fingerprint Matching in a Mixed Media Environment”, Patent #8,335,789 ISSUED December 18, 2012.

78. Jonathan J. Hull, Berna Erol, Peter E. Hart, Dar-Shyang Lee, Kurt W. Piersol, “Method & System for position based image matching in a mixed media environment” Patent #8,332,401  ISSUED December 11, 2012.

79. Jonathan J. Hull, Jamey Graham, Peter E. Hart, Kurt W. Piersol, “Techniques for Targeting Information to Users”, Patent #8,438164, ISSUED May 7, 2013.

80.  Peter E. Hart, Berna Erol, Jonathan J. Hull, Kurt W. Piersol, “Method & system for multi tier image matching in a mixed media environment”, Patent #8,521,737, ISSUED August 27, 2013.

81.  Berna Erol, Jonathan J. Hull, Jamey Graham, Dar-Shyang Lee, Peter E. Hart, “Techniques for encoding media objects to a static visual representation”, Patent #8,549,400, ISSUED October 1, 2013.

82.  Berna Erol, Kathrin Berkner, Jonathan J. Hull, Peter E. Hart, “A Method for Scanning, Printing, and Copying Multimedia Thumbnails”, Patent #8,584,042 ,ISSUED November 12, 2013.

83.  Peter E. Hart, Xu Liu , Ken F. Gudan, Kurt W. Piersol, “A Mobile Device Input/Output Interface Expansion Device and System Having the Same” Patent #8,594,727, ISSUED November 26, 2013.

84.  Jonathan J. Hull, Berna Erol, Peter E. Hart, Dar-Shyang Lee, Kurt W. Piersol, “Method & System for image matching in a mixed media environment”, Patent #8,600,989. ISSUED December 3, 2013 

85   Xu Liu , Jamey Graham, Peter E. Hart, Michael Simbirsky, “Multimedia Information Retrieval System with Progressive Feature Selection and Submission”, Patent #8,639,034, ISSUED January 28, 2014.

 

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