08204299 is referenced by 12 patents and cites 20 patents.

The claimed subject matter provides a system and/or a method that facilitates capturing a portion 2-dimensional (2D) data for implementation within a 3-dimensional (3D) virtual environment. A device that can capture one or more 2D images, wherein the 2D image is representative of a corporeal object from a perspective dictated by an orientation of the device. The device can comprise a content aggregator that can construct a 3D image from two or more 2D images collected by the device, in which the construction is based at least in part upon aligning each corresponding perspective associated with each 2D image.

Title
3D content aggregation built into devices
Application Number
12/137657
Publication Number
8204299 (B2)
Application Date
June 12, 2008
Publication Date
June 19, 2012
Inventor
Donald James Lindsay
Mountain View
CA, US
Stephen L Lawler
Redmond
WA, US
Ariel J Lazier
Seattle
WA, US
Gary W Flake
Bellevue
WA, US
Karim Farouki
Seattle
WA, US
Steven Drucker
Bellevue
WA, US
Michael Fredrick Cohen
Seattle
WA, US
Brett D Brewer
Sammamish
WA, US
Blaise Aguera y Arcas
Seattle
WA, US
Agent
Shook Hardy & Bacon
Assignee
Microsoft Corporation
WA, US
IPC
G06K 9/00
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