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Joel P Dehlin, Christina Summer Chen, Andrew D Wilson, Daniel C Robbins, Eric J Horvitz, Kenneth P Hinckley, Jacob O Wobbrock: Recognizing gestures and using gestures for interacting with software applications. Microsoft Corporation, Workman Nydegger, April 14, 2009: US07519223 (209 worldwide citation)

An interactive display table has a display surface for displaying images and upon or adjacent to which various objects, including a user's hand(s) and finger(s) can be detected. A video camera within the interactive display table responds to infrared (IR) light reflected from the objects to detect a ...


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Steven Bathiche, David Joshua Kurlander, Andrew D Wilson, Christina Summer Chen, Joel P Dehlin: Interaction between objects and a virtual environment display. Microsoft Corporation, Workman Nydegger, July 1, 2008: US07394459 (109 worldwide citation)

An interactive table has a display surface on which a physical object is disposed. A camera within the interactive table responds to infrared (IR) light reflected from the physical object enabling a location of the physical object on the display surface to be determined, so that the physical object ...


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Steven Bathiche, David Joshua Kurlander, Andrew D Wilson, Christina Summer Chen, Joel P Dehlin: Interaction between objects and a virtual environment display. Microsoft Corporation, Workman Nydegger, March 15, 2011: US07907128 (20 worldwide citation)

An interactive table has a display surface on which a physical object is disposed. A camera within the interactive table responds to infrared (IR) light reflected from the physical object enabling a location of the physical object on the display surface to be determined, so that the physical object ...


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Christina Summer Chen, Mattias J Gruvman, Gregory Edmund Murphy, Jan Andreas Roman: Open grid navigational system. Microsoft Corporation, Workman Nydegger, November 18, 2008: US07454715 (15 worldwide citation)

To assist a player in navigating an open grid within a game or virtual environment, a global indicator and a local indicator are displayed within the virtual environment. The global indicator continuously indicates a straight line direction between an object controlled by the player and a next goal ...


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Shira Weinberg, Guy Kashtan, Benny Schlesinger, Blaise Aguera y Arcas, Christina Summer Chen: Noise-sensitive alert presentation. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Michael David Ream, Thomas S Wong, Sandip S Minhas, July 12, 2016: US09390599 (9 worldwide citation)

Many devices are configured to present alerts notifying a user of device events, but the user may not notice the alert due to a noisy environment. A user may mitigate missed alerts by increasing the alert volume or choosing a vibration mode, but such techniques depend upon the knowledge, attention, ...


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Allen Ming kuang Han, Christina Summer Chen, Dana Lu Silverstein, Dawson Yee: Responding to change of state of control on device disposed on an interactive display surface. Microsoft Corporation, Workman Nydegger, August 4, 2009: US07570249 (3 worldwide citation)

A user input device includes one or more user controls that enable a user to selectively imports bits of data by activating the control when the user input devices proximate to a display surface of an interactive display system. By depressing or otherwise activating a user control, the user causes a ...


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Benny Schlesinger, Guy Kashtan, Saar Yahalom, Christina Summer Chen, Blaise Aguera y Arcas: Peer-based device set actions. Steven Spellman, Tom Wong, Micky Minhas, February 14, 2017: US09571441

A device set may interoperate to perform an action, such as providing a message to a user or storing photos taken by a user. Performing the action on all available devices may cause redundancy (e.g., presenting the same message to the user on each device), and depending on user selection (e.g., the ...


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Christina Summer Chen, Mattias J Gruvman, Gregory Edmund Murphy, Jan Andreas Roman: Open grid navigational system. Microsoft Corporation, Microsoft Corporation, Law Offices Of Ronald M Anderson, August 5, 2004: US20040150675-A1

To assist a player in navigating an open grid within a game or virtual environment, a global indicator and a local indicator are displayed within the virtual environment. The global indicator continuously indicates a straight line direction between an object controlled by the player and a next goal ...


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Steven Bathiche, David Joshua Kurlander, Andrew D Wilson, Christina Summer Chen, Joel P Dehlin: Interaction between objects and a virtual environment display. Microsoft Corporation, Workman Nydegger Microsoft, September 25, 2008: US20080231611-A1

An interactive table has a display surface on which a physical object is disposed. A camera within the interactive table responds to infrared (IR) light reflected from the physical object enabling a location of the physical object on the display surface to be determined, so that the physical object ...


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Steven Bathiche, David Joshua Kurlander, Andrew D Wilson, Christina Summer Chen, Joel P Dehlin: Interaction between objects and a virtual environment display. Microsoft Corporation, Microsoft Corporation, Law Offices Of Ronald M Anderson, November 3, 2005: US20050245302-A1

An interactive table has a display surface on which a physical object is disposed. A camera within the interactive table responds to infrared (IR) light reflected from the physical object enabling a location of the physical object on the display surface to be determined, so that the physical object ...