US 10,893,206 B1
User experience with digital zoom in video from a camera
Gary Franklin Bart, Weston, FL (US); John Varn, Tysons, VA (US); Dean Constantine, Ft. Lauderdale, FL (US); and Jaimin Hsu, Tysons, VA (US)
Assigned to Alarm.com Incorporated, Tysons, VA (US)
Filed by Alarm.com Incorporated, Tysons, VA (US)
Filed on Dec. 10, 2018, as Appl. No. 16/214,898.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/597,253, filed on Dec. 11, 2017.
Int. Cl. H04N 5/232 (2006.01); G06F 3/01 (2006.01)
CPC H04N 5/23296 (2013.01) [G06F 3/017 (2013.01); H04N 5/232127 (2018.08)] 18 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A computer-implemented method comprising:
receiving a first video stream from a camera, wherein the first video stream corresponds to an entire field of view of the camera that is at a resolution less than a maximum resolution that the camera can sense for the entire field of view;
providing the first video stream from the camera;
providing a digitally zoomed portion of the first video stream from the camera;
requesting a second video stream from the camera corresponding to the digitally zoomed portion of the first video stream, wherein the second video stream corresponds to the digitally zoomed portion of the first video stream and is at least at a maximum resolution that the camera can sense for the digitally zoomed portion;
receiving the second video stream from the camera;
replacing the digitally zoomed portion of the first video stream with the second video stream from the camera while continuing to receive the first video stream from the camera;
receiving user input that indicates to zoom out; and
in response to receiving the user input that indicates to zoom out, requesting the camera stop providing the second video stream from the camera.