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John R Lewis, Yichen Wei, Robert L Crocco, Benjamin I Vaught, Alex Aben Athar Kipman, Kathryn Stone Perez: Gaze detection in a see-through, near-eye, mixed reality display. Vierra Magen Marcus, July 16, 2013: US08487838 (84 worldwide citation)

The technology provides various embodiments for gaze determination within a see-through, near-eye, mixed reality display device. In some embodiments, the boundaries of a gaze detection coordinate system can be determined from a spatial relationship between a user eye and gaze detection elements such ...


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Gregory N Snook, Stephen Latta, Kevin Geisner, Darren Alexander Bennett, Kudo Tsunoda, Alex Kipman, Kathryn Stone Perez: Gesture coach. Microsoft Corporation, Woodcock Washburn, April 9, 2013: US08418085 (42 worldwide citation)

A capture device may capture a user's motion and a display device may display a model that maps to the user's motion, including gestures that are applicable for control. A user may be unfamiliar with a system that maps the user's motions or not know what gestures are applicable for an executing appl ...


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Kevin A Geisner, Kathryn Stone Perez, Stephen G Latta, Ben J Sugden, Benjamin I Vaught, Alex Aben Athar Kipman: Exercising applications for personal audio/visual system. Microsoft Corporation, Rachael Vaughn, Leonard Smith, Micky Minhas, September 30, 2014: US08847988 (38 worldwide citation)

The technology described herein includes a see-through, near-eye, mixed reality display device for providing customized experiences for a user. The personal A/V apparatus serves as an exercise program that is always with the user, provides motivation for the user, visually tells the user how to exer ...


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R Stephen Polzin, Alex A Kipman, Mark J Finocchio, Ryan Michael Geiss, Kathryn Stone Perez, Kudo Tsunoda, Darren Alexander Bennett: Device for identifying and tracking multiple humans over time. Microsoft Corporation, Judy Yee, Micky Minhas, June 3, 2014: US08744121 (22 worldwide citation)

A system recognizes human beings in their natural environment, without special sensing devices attached to the subjects, uniquely identifies them and tracks them in three dimensional space. The resulting representation is presented directly to applications as a multi-point skeletal model delivered i ...


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Kathryn Stone Perez, Benjamin I Vaught, John R Lewis, Robert L Crocco, Alex Aben Athar Kipman: Enhancing an object of interest in a see-through, mixed reality display device. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Dan Choi, Judy Yee, Micky Minhas, April 26, 2016: US09323325 (15 worldwide citation)

Technology is disclosed for enhancing the experience of a user wearing a see-through, near eye mixed reality display device. Based on an arrangement of gaze detection elements on each display optical system for each eye of the display device, a respective gaze vector is determined and a current user ...


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Kathryn Stone Perez, Andrew Fuller, Avi Bar Zeev, Sheridan Martin Small: Audience-based presentation and customization of content. Microsoft Corporation, Vierra Magen Marcus, January 28, 2014: US08640021 (15 worldwide citation)

A system and method are disclosed for delivering content customized to the specific user or users interacting with the system. The system includes one or more modules for recognizing an identity of a user. These modules may include for example a gesture recognition engine, a facial recognition engin ...


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Alex Kipman, Kudo Tsunoda, Todd Eric Holmdahl, John Clavin, Kathryn Stone Perez: Systems and methods for immersive interaction with virtual objects. Microsoft Corporation, Woodcock Washburn, August 30, 2011: US08009022 (15 worldwide citation)

A system to present the user a 3-D virtual environment as well as non-visual sensory feedback for interactions that user makes with virtual objects in that environment is disclosed. In an exemplary embodiment, a system comprising a depth camera that captures user position and movement, a three-dimen ...


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Kathryn Stone Perez, Jeffrey Margolis, Mark J Finocchio, Brian E Keane, Rudy Jacobus Poot, Stephen G Latta: Managing virtual port associations to users in a gesture-based computing environment. Microsoft Corporation, Woodcock Washburn, May 15, 2012: US08181123 (11 worldwide citation)

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 user ...


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John A Tardif, Kathryn Stone Perez, Alex Aben Athar Kipman, Dawson Yee: Synthesis of information from multiple audiovisual sources. Microsoft Corporation, Vierra Magen Marcus, December 10, 2013: US08602887 (10 worldwide citation)

A system and method are disclosed for synthesizing information received from multiple audio and visual sources focused on a single scene. The system may determine the positions of capture devices based on a common set of cues identified in the image data of the capture devices. As a scene may often ...


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Kathryn Stone Perez, Alex Kipman, Nicholas Burton, Andrew Wilson, Diego Fernandes Nehab: Target digitization, extraction, and tracking. Microsoft Corporation, Woodcock Washburn, September 24, 2013: US08542252 (9 worldwide citation)

Techniques may comprise identifying surfaces, textures, and object dimensions from unorganized point clouds derived from a capture device, such as a depth sensing device. Employing target digitization may comprise surface extraction, identifying points in a point cloud, labeling surfaces, computing ...