Patent Number: 7,787,007

Title: Method and system for preparing video communication image for wide screen display

Abstract: A system and method is disclosed for composing a video layout having an aspect ratio of 16:9 from a plurality of video segments having an aspect ratio other than 16:9. For example, the plurality of video segments might have an aspect ratio of 4:3. To create a composite frame having an aspect ratio of about 16:9, the disclosed system scales each one of the segments and places each scaled segment in the layout in such a way that the composite layout has an aspect ratio of about 16:9.

Inventors: Eshkoli; Noam (El Mond, IL)

Assignee: Polycom, Inc.

International Classification: H04N 7/14 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/31/12018