Eastman Kodak Company (Rochester, NY)

These systems offer video communication techniques and methods to connect people in local settings and remote viewers in distant environments. The system includes an image display device, at minimum, one camera that captures videos in the zones of view of local environment and individuals as well as an audio system comprising an audio emitter and an audio capture device; and a computer which has a contextual interface and an image processor. A communication controller transmits and receives videos from distant and local environments as well as data concerning video scene characteristics. The gaze adapting process determines the eye gaze characteristics and alters the video images in the event that these traits are suggestive.
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