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Erik Tidemand, Clayton Chang, Muneeb Iqbal Karim, Kent Huntsman, Alex Garden: Free space directional force feedback apparatus. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Brandon Roper, Judy Yee, Micky Minhas, July 21, 2015: US09086727 (8 worldwide citation)

A directional feedback device generating a directional force feedback in free space. The device includes a force generation structure including a rotatable mass creating a physical force vector in three dimensional space. A wireless communication device and a control system communicatively coupled t ...


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Monique Chatterjee, Carl Ledbetter, Sung Ho Son, Stephen Michael Christopher, Michael Jerome Ferlan: Wearable personal information system. MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, Brandon Roper, Judy Yee, Micky Minhas, July 12, 2016: US09386932 (8 worldwide citation)

A personal information system is provided. The system may include a portable information device having a housing including a top surface defined at least partially by a display, a bottom surface configured with a central region in which an optical sensor, electrical connector, and data connector are ...


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John M Lutian, Liang Wang, Karlton D Powell, Steven Nabil Bathiche: Optical stylus interaction. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Brandon Roper, Judy Yee, Micky Minhas, May 31, 2016: US09354748 (7 worldwide citation)

Optical stylus interaction techniques are described. In an implementation, a display of a computing device includes optical sensors capable of detecting images projected by a stylus. A stylus may include a projection system to project various images used to convey interaction information that may be ...


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Jefferson Y Han, Joel S Kollin: Touch sensing. PERCEPTIVE PIXEL, Brandon Roper, Judy Yee, Micky Minhas, April 26, 2016: US09323396 (7 worldwide citation)

A touch-screen device includes an imaging waveguide, in which the imaging waveguide has a radiation receiving surface and an imaging surface different than the radiation receiving surface. The imaging waveguide is configured to receive, at the radiation receiving surface, radiation emitted by a cont ...


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Desney Tan, T Scott Saponas, Dan Morris, Jim Turner: Wearable electromyography-based human-computer interface. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Brandon Roper, Judy Yee, Micky Minhas, May 19, 2015: US09037530 (7 worldwide citation)

A “Wearable Electromyography-Based Controller” includes a plurality of Electromyography (EMG) sensors and provides a wired or wireless human-computer interface (HCI) for interacting with computing systems and attached devices via electrical signals generated by specific movement of the user's muscle ...


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Timothy Large: Directional backlighting for display panels. MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, Brandon Roper, Judy Yee, Micky Minhas, December 1, 2015: US09201185 (5 worldwide citation)

Various embodiments are disclosed that relate to display panel backlight systems that output light with a narrower angular intensity distribution than a diffuse backlight. For example, one disclosed embodiment provides a backlight system comprising a wedge-shaped light guide comprising a thin end an ...


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Karlton D Powell: Transparent tags with encoded data. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Brandon Roper, Judy Yee, Micky Minhas, May 31, 2016: US09355345 (5 worldwide citation)

Transparent tags with encoded data include both a base mirror component and a matrix component, and may optionally include a filter component. These components are combined to achieve a system having a tag that absorbs infrared light in particular portions and reflects infrared light in other portio ...


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Wolf Kienzle, Kenneth P Hinckley: Smart ring. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Brandon Roper, Judy Yee, Micky Minhas, February 28, 2017: US09582076 (5 worldwide citation)

The description relates to a smart ring. In one example, the smart ring can be configured to be worn on a first segment of a finger of a user. The example smart ring can include at least one flexion sensor secured to the smart ring in a manner that can detect a distance between the at least one flex ...


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Jonathan Westhues: Display system with electrostatic and radio links. MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, Brandon Roper, Judy Yee, Micky Minhas, May 3, 2016: US09329708 (5 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for transmitting information in interactive display systems are provided. In one example, an interactive display system comprises an interactive display including an electrode matrix having row and column electrodes, the row electrodes being sequentially driven, a display-side ra ...


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Jin Li, Sanjeev Mehrotra, Di Xie: Universal rate control mechanism with parameter adaptation for real-time communication applications. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Brandon Roper, Judy Yee, Micky Minhas, July 21, 2015: US09088510 (5 worldwide citation)

A “Universal Rate Control Mechanism with Parameter Adaptation” (URCMPA) improves real-time communication (RTC) sessions in terms of delay, loss, throughput, and PSNR. The URCMPA automatically learns network characteristics including bottleneck link capacity, inherent queuing delay, inherent packet l ...