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Number: 345/474
Name: Computer graphics processing, operator interface processing, and selective visual display systems > Computer graphics processing > Animation > Motion planning or control
Description: Subject matter wherein locations traversed by animation are planned or controlled, particularly where a path is to be maintained or objects on a path are to be avoided.

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
6191798 Limb coordination system for interactive computer animation of articulated characters Feb. 20, 2001
6184899 Articulated figure animation using virtual actuators to simulate solutions for differential equations to display more realistic movements Feb. 6, 2001
6184901 Three dimensional modeling and animation system Feb. 6, 2001
6175366 Method for displaying and controlling plural characters operated by a player on a video game apparatus Jan. 16, 2001
6169534 Graphical user interface for customer information management Jan. 2, 2001
6166746 Three-dimensional image processing apparatus for jointed objects Dec. 26, 2000
6163322 Method and apparatus for providing real-time animation utilizing a database of postures Dec. 19, 2000
6160558 Animation creating method and system, and animation reproducing method and system Dec. 12, 2000
6154221 Parametric function curve editing Nov. 28, 2000
6154723 Virtual reality 3D interface system for data creation, viewing and editing Nov. 28, 2000
6139433 Video game system and method with enhanced three-dimensional character and background control due to environmental conditions Oct. 31, 2000
6128015 Multimedia computer system Oct. 3, 2000
6118459 System and method for providing a joint for an animatable character for display via a computer system Sep. 12, 2000
6118460 Virtual pseudo-human figure generating system Sep. 12, 2000
6111590 Method and system for a true scale motion path editor to create motion paths as independent entities Aug. 29, 2000
6108011 Shape interpolation for computer-generated geometric models using independent shape parameters for parametric shape interpolation curves Aug. 22, 2000
6108010 Method and system for a true-scale motion path editor Aug. 22, 2000
6104412 Method for generating animations of a multi-articulated structure, recording medium having recorded thereon the same and animation generating apparatus using the same Aug. 15, 2000
6094202 Method and apparatus for creating lifelike digital representations of computer animated objects Jul. 25, 2000
6091427 Method and system for a true-scale motion path editor using time segments, duration and synchronization Jul. 18, 2000
6088042 Interactive motion data animation system Jul. 11, 2000
6081278 Animation object having multiple resolution format Jun. 27, 2000
6070269 Data-suit for real-time computer animation and virtual reality applications Jun. 6, 2000
6072504 Method and apparatus for tracking, storing, and synthesizing an animated version of object motion Jun. 6, 2000
6067095 Method for generating mouth features of an animated or physical character May. 23, 2000
6067096 Method and system for generating realistic collisions in graphical simulations May. 23, 2000
6061072 Method and apparatus for creating lifelike digital representations of computer animated objects May. 9, 2000
6058397 3D virtual environment creation management and delivery system May. 2, 2000
6057859 Limb coordination system for interactive computer animation of articulated characters with blended motion data May. 2, 2000
6057833 Method and apparatus for providing real time enhancements and animations over a video image May. 2, 2000
6054999 Method and apparatus for computer supported animation Apr. 25, 2000
6052132 Technique for providing a computer generated face having coordinated eye and head movement Apr. 18, 2000
6043827 Technique for acknowledging multiple objects using a computer generated face Mar. 28, 2000
6040839 Referencing system and method for three-dimensional objects displayed on a computer generated display Mar. 21, 2000
6040841 Method and system for virtual cinematography Mar. 21, 2000
6034692 Virtual environment navigation Mar. 7, 2000
6031549 System and method for directed improvisation by computer controlled characters Feb. 29, 2000
6028609 Picture display method and apparatus Feb. 22, 2000
6025852 Manipulation of graphic structures Feb. 15, 2000
6022273 Interactive doll Feb. 8, 2000
6014145 Navagation with optimum viewpoints in three-dimensional workspace interactive displays having three-dimensional objects with collision barriers Jan. 11, 2000
6014150 System and method of defining and employing behaviors for articulated chains Jan. 11, 2000
6014151 Method for allowing a particle to follow a path Jan. 11, 2000
6014163 Multi-camera virtual set system employing still store frame buffers for each camera Jan. 11, 2000
6008818 Method and apparatus for producing animation image Dec. 28, 1999
6005545 Image processing method and electronic device Dec. 21, 1999
5990878 Sign language editing apparatus Nov. 23, 1999
5990908 Method and apparatus for processing full motion computer animation Nov. 23, 1999
5986675 System and method for animating an object in three-dimensional space using a two-dimensional input device Nov. 16, 1999
5982390 Controlling personality manifestations by objects in a computer-assisted animation environment Nov. 9, 1999

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