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U.S. Patent No. 9,253,445


This prior art search report presents the mappings of the various elements of claim of 1 of U.S. Patent No. 9,253,445 (‘445 patent), titled “Terminal multipoint control unit, system and method for implementing high definition multiple pictures”, filed by Avayla Licensing LLC on May 19, 2010, following the patent’s subsequent publication on February 2, 2016.

The patent relates to a videoconferencing system that uses a multipoint control unit (MCU). The system implements high-definition multiple pictures or videos “without the need of greatly improving the capability of the video codec in a MCU device”.

This preliminary search report includes the following:

  • References found from the preliminary search
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  • Search strategies used in conducting the prior art search


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