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Techniques for managing virtual ports are disclosed herein. Each such virtual port may have different associated features such as, for example, privileges, rights or options. When one or more users are in a capture scene of a gesture based system, the system may associate virtual ports with the users and maintain the virtual ports. Also provided are techniques for disassociating virtual ports with users or swapping virtual ports between two or more users.

Title
Managing virtual port associations to users in a gesture-based computing environment
Application Number
12/434584
Publication Number
8181123 (B2)
Application Date
May 1, 2009
Publication Date
May 15, 2012
Inventor
Stephen G Latta
Seattle
WA, US
Rudy Jacobus Poot
Clyde Hill
WA, US
Brian E Keane
San Jose
CA, US
Mark J Finocchio
Redmond
WA, US
Jeffrey Margolis
Seattle
WA, US
Kathryn Stone Perez
Shoreline
WA, US
Agent
Woodcock Washburn
Assignee
Microsoft Corporation
WA, US
IPC
G06F 3/033
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