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John N Border, Ralph F Osterhout: See-through near-eye display glasses with a fast response photochromic film system for quick transition from dark to clear. MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, Jeremy Snodgrass, Judy Yee, Micky Minhas, September 8, 2015: US09129295 (74 worldwide citation)

This disclosure concerns an interactive head-mounted eyepiece with an integrated processor for handling content for display and an integrated image source for introducing the content to an optical assembly through which the user views a surrounding environment and the displayed content wherein the o ...


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Ralph F Osterhout, John D Haddick, Robert Michael Lohse, John N Border, Gregory D Miller, Ross W Stovall: Eyepiece with uniformly illuminated reflective display. MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, Jeremy Snodgrass, Judy Yee, Micky Minhas, September 8, 2015: US09128281 (73 worldwide citation)

An eyepiece includes a mechanical frame adapted to secure a lens and an image source facility above the lens. The image source facility includes an LED, a planar illumination facility and a reflective display. The planar illumination facility converts a light beam from the LED received on a side of ...


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Tom G Salter, Ben J Sugden, Daniel Deptford, Robert L Crocco Jr, Brian E Keane, Laura K Massey, Alex Aben Athar Kipman, Peter Tobias Kinnebrew, Nicholas Ferianc Kamuda: Multi-space connected virtual data objects. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Dan Choi, Judy Yee, Micky Minhas, January 12, 2016: US09235051 (49 worldwide citation)

A see-through head mounted display apparatus includes a display and a processor. The processor determines geo-located positions of points of interest within a field of view and generates markers indicating information regarding an associated real world object is available to the user. Markers are re ...


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Qifa Ke, Jia Deng, Simon Baker, Michael Isard: Image retrieval using discriminative visual features. MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, Sandy Swain, Steve Wight, Micky Minhas, January 5, 2016: US09229956 (48 worldwide citation)

Image search results are obtained by providing weights to visual features to emphasize features corresponding to objects of interest while simultaneously deemphasizing irrelevant or inconsistent features that lead to poor search results. In order to minimize the impact of visual features that are un ...


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Mark Plagge, Vijay Baiyya, Tommer Leyvand, Susan Shuchen Song: Control device with passive reflector. MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, Gregg Wisdom, Judy Yee, Micky Minhas, February 2, 2016: US09251701 (37 worldwide citation)

A control device includes a housing. The control device also includes a wireless communicator interior the housing. The wireless communicator wirelessly sends commands for controlling an electronic device, such as a game console. The control device also includes a reflector positioned to reflect lig ...


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Jim Tom Belesiu, Sharon Drasnin, Michael A Schwager, Christopher Harry Stoumbos, Mark J Seilstad: Mobile device power state. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Ladislav Kusnyer, Judy Yee, Micky Minhas, June 2, 2015: US09047207 (35 worldwide citation)

Techniques for mobile device power state are described. In one or more implementations, a mobile device includes a computing device that is flexibly coupled to an input device via a flexible hinge. Accordingly, the mobile device can operate in a variety of different power states based on a positiona ...


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David Otto Whitt III, Matthew David Mickelson, Joel Lawrence Pelley, Amey M Teredesai, Timothy C Shaw, Christopher Strickland Beall, Christopher Harry Stoumbos: Method of manufacturing an input device. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Brandon Roper, Judy Yee, Micky Minhas, June 23, 2015: US09064654 (35 worldwide citation)

Input device manufacture techniques are described. In one or more implementations, a plurality of layers of a key assembly is positioned in a fixture such that one or more projections of the fixture are disposed through one or more openings in each of the one or more layers. The positioned plurality ...


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David Otto Whitt III, Robyn Rebecca Reed McLaughlin, Summer L Schneider, Eric Joseph Wahl, James H Wise, Camilo Leon, Karsten Aagaard, Thomas Charles Oliver: Flux fountain. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Jeremy Snodgrass, Judy Yee, Micky Minhas, November 3, 2015: US09176901 (32 worldwide citation)

Flux fountain techniques are described. In one or more implementations, an apparatus includes a cover configured to be disposed over at least a portion of a display device of a computing device that is configured as a tablet and a connection portion attached to the cover using a flexible hinge. The ...


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Kabir Siddiqui, Ralf Groene, Karsten Aagaard, Anthony Christian Reed, Stephan Alexander Cummings, Darryl I Jensen, Joseph B Gault: Device kickstand. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Jeremy Snodgrass, Judy Yee, Micky Minhas, September 15, 2015: US09134808 (31 worldwide citation)

A device kickstand is described. In at least some implementations, a kickstand is rotatably attached to a mobile computing device. The kickstand can be rotated to various positions to provide support for different orientations of the computing device. In at least some implementations, hinges are emp ...


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Rebecca Deutsch, Marina Dukhon, Varun Bahl, Patrice L Miner, Jeffrey S Miller, Benjamin A Betz: Application-launching interface for multiple modes. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Bryan Webster, Kate Drakos, Micky Minhas, March 24, 2015: US08990733 (31 worldwide citation)

This document describes techniques and apparatuses enabling an application-launching interface for multiple modes. This interface enables a user to quickly and easily select to launch applications associated with different modes. A user may avoid wading through multiple interfaces, making multiple s ...