Patent Number: 8,218,080

Title: Personal settings, parental control, and energy saving control of television with digital video camera

Abstract: A digital system is provided that combines a digital video camera with television displays, and controlled by a controller module to enhance television performance according to personal television settings, parental controls and energy saving functions, achieved by utilizing the camera and face detection/recognition methods implemented in the controller module.

Inventors: Xu; Ning (Irvine, CA), Lee; Sangkeun (Irvine, CA), Kim; Yeong-Taeg (Irvine, CA)

Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

International Classification: H04N 7/00 (20110101)

Expiration Date: 2020-07-10 0:00:00