Technology Transfer


Marco Furini is co-author of the following research patent:
  • US Patent n. 8117227: "Method for analyzing Web Space Data" di Simone Montangero e Marco Furini. Classificazione attuale USA: 707/769; 707/709. Data di registrazione: 10-Dic-2009. Data di rilascio: 14-Feb-2012. Assegnatario originale: Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa.
The following research papers authored by Marco Furini are cited in international patents:
  • "Real-Time traffic over the Internet" by Marco Furini and Don Towsley. IEEE Transaction on Multimedia, March 2001 (pdf, bibtex). Cited in:
    • EP1563689 (assigned to British Telecommunications on Oct 1, 2008)
    • US7760801B2 (assigned to British Telecommunications on Jul. 20, 2010)
    • US8955024 (assigned to British Telecommunications on Feb 10, 2015)
    • US9060189 (assigned to British Telecommunications on Jun 16, 2015)
    • US9167257 (assigned to British Telecommunications on Oct 20, 2015)
    • USP7571246 (assigned to Microsoft Corporation on Aug 4, 2009)
    • USP7743183 (assigned to Microsoft Corporation on Jun 22, 2010)
    • US8848785 (assigned to British Telecommunications Public Ltd Co on Sep 30, 2014)
    • WO2012110764 (assigned to British Telecommunications Public Ltd Co on Aug 23, 2012)
    • EP2490447 (assigned to (assigned to British Telecommunications Public Ltd Co on Aug 22, 2012)
    • US7743183 (assigned to Microsoft Corp on Jun 22, 2010)
    • WO2004047455 (assigned to British Telecommunications Public Ltd Co on Jun 03, 2004)
  • "An Audio/Video Analysis Mechanism for Web Indexing" by Marco Furini and Marco Aragone. Proceedings of the World Wide Web Conference 2006 (pdf, bibtex). Cited in:
    • US7986867 (assigned to MySpace LLC on Jul 26, 2011)
    • USP8218830 (assigned to MySpace LLC on Jul 10, 2012)
    • US8286069 (assigned to MySpace LLC on Oct 9, 2012)
  • "From Digital Audiobook to Secure Digital Multimedia-book" by Lavinia Egidi and Marco Furini. ACM Computers in Entertainment, vol. 4, n. 3, Luglio 2006 (pdf, bibtex). Cited in:
    • US7778971 (assigned to Apple Inc. on Ago 17, 2010)
    • US7949634 (assigned to Apple Inc. on May 24, 2011)
    • US8209540 (assigned to Apple Inc. on Jun 26, 2012)
    • US7991738 (assigned to Apple Inc. on Ago 2, 2011)
    • US8239504 (assigned to Apple Inc. on Ago 7, 2012)
    • US8126845 (assigned to Apple Inc. on Feb 28, 2012)
    • US8763146 (assigned to Upload Technologies S.A. on Jun 24, 2014)
    • US8429752 (assigned to Upload Technologies S.A. on Apr 23, 2013)
  • "Audio-Text Synchronization inside MP3 files: A new approach and its implementation" by Marco Furini and Lorenzo Alboresi. Proceedings of the IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking 2004 (pdf, bibtex). Cited in:
    • US7980955 (assigned to Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Limited on Jul 19, 2011)
    • EP1889645 (requested by Sony Corporation on Jan 27, 2010)
    • EP1769387 (assigned to Digital Flow Co Ltd on Apr 04, 2007)
  • "Bringing Multimedia Contents into MP3 files" by Lavinia Egidi and Marco Furini. IEEE Communication Magazine, vol. 43, N.5, Maggio 2005 (pdf, bibtex). Cited in:
    • US7733214 (assigned to Tune Wiki Limited on Jun 8, 2010)
    • US7769760 (assigned to Sony Corporation on Ago 3, 2010)
    • US8108688 (assigned to Sony Corporation on Jan 31, 2012)
    • US8108688 (assigned to International Business Machines Corporation on Apr 9, 2009)
    • EP2083546 (assigned to TuneWiki Inc on Jul 29, 2009)
    • WO/2009/047197 (assigned to IBM Corporations on Apr 16, 2009)
    • WO/2007/095025 (assigned to Modality, LLC on Aug 23, 2007)
    • US8572487 (assigned to IBM Corporation on Oct 29, 2013)
    • US340005520 (assigned to TuneWiki Ltd on June 8, 2010)
    • WO2007095025 (assigned to Modality llc on Aug 23, 2007)
    • EP1760612 (assigned to Sony corp on Mar 07, 2007)
  • "A video frame dropping mechanism based on audio perception", by Marco Furini and Vittorio Ghini. Proceedings of IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference Workshops (GlobeCom 2004). (pdf, bibtext). Cited in:
  • "Beyond Passive Audiobook: How Digital Audiobooks Get Interactive", by Lavinia Egidi and Marco Furini. Proceedings of IEEE Consumer Communications & Networking (CCNC 2007) (pdf, bibtext). Cited in:
    • US8365060 (assigned to Nokia Corporation on Jan 29, 2013)
  • "Mobile Music Distribution: A Multichannel Approach", by Marco Furini. Advances in Multimedia Journal. December 2011. (pdf, bibtext). Cited in:
    • US9152985 (assigned to Sony Corporation, Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. on Oct 6, 2015)
  • "An Audio-Video Summarization Scheme Based on Audio and Video Analysis", by Marco Furini and Vittorio Ghini. Proceedings of IEEE Consumer Communications & Networking (CCNC 2006) (pdf, bibtext). Cited in:
  • "On Ameliorating the Perceived Playout Quality in Chunk-Driven P2P Media Streaming Systems", by Marco Furini. PProceedings of IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2007) (pdf, bibtext). Cited in:
    • US 9560422 B2 (assigned to Thomson Licensing on January 31, 2017)
  • "The Impact of Incentive Mechanisms in Multi-Channel Mobile Music Distribution", by Marco Furini and Manuela Montangero. Multimedia Tools and Applications, Vol. 37. No. 3, pp. 365-382, March 2008. Springer Netherlands Editor. ISSN: 1380-7501 (pdf, bibtext). Cited in:
    • WO 2011033442 A1 (assigned to Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson on March 24, 2011)
    • WO 2011033461 A1 (assigned to Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson on March 24, 2011)