Steven Nabil Bathiche, Gary Keith Starkweather: Data input device for tracking and detecting lift-off from a tracking surface by a reflected laser speckle pattern. Microsoft Corporation, Senniger Powers, January 9, 2007: US07161582 (22 worldwide citation)

A data input device for use with a tracking surface having light-scattering properties. The device comprises a coherent light source for projecting a coherent light beam onto the tracking surface to reflect a speckle pattern. A detector having a field of view detects and images the speckle pattern. ...

Bernard K Rihn, Paul Henry Dietz, Steven Nabil Bathiche, Joseph B Gault: Switchable magnetic lock. Microsoft Corporation, Jeremy Snodgrass, Judy Yee, Micky Minhas, February 24, 2015: US08964379 (18 worldwide citation)

This document describes techniques using, and apparatuses including, switchable magnetic locks. These techniques and apparatuses can enable low or no power consumption and a seamless design for locking and unlocking of devices one to the other, such as computing devices and peripherals.

Steven Nabil Bathiche, Flavio Protasio Ribeiro, Nigel Stuart Keam, Bernard K Rihn, Panos C Panay, David W Voth: Connection device for computing devices. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Qudus Olaniran, Judy Yee, Micky Minhas, August 23, 2016: US09426905 (14 worldwide citation)

A connection device for computing devices is described. In one or more implementations, a connection device comprises a plurality of connection portions that are physically and communicatively coupled, one to another. Each of the plurality of connection portions has at least one communication contac ...

Steven Nabil Bathiche, Paul Henry Dietz, Bernard K Rihn, Panos C Panay: Input device writing surface. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Brandon Roper, Judy Yee, Micky Minhas, June 7, 2016: US09360893 (14 worldwide citation)

Input device writing surface techniques are described. In one or more implementations, an input device includes a connection portion configured to form a communicative and physical coupling to a computing device sufficient to secure the input device to the computing device. The input device also inc ...

Vivek Pradeep, Stephen G Latta, Steven Nabil Bathiche, Kevin Geisner, Alice Jane Bernheim Brush: Integrated interactive space. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Dan Choi, Judy Yee, Micky Minhas, July 7, 2015: US09077846 (14 worldwide citation)

Techniques for implementing an integrative interactive space are described. In implementations, video cameras that are positioned to capture video at different locations are synchronized such that aspects of the different locations can be used to generate an integrated interactive space. The integra ...

Jinha Lee, Catherine N Boulanger, Steven Nabil Bathiche: Transparent display device. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Jeremy Snodgrass, Judy Yee, Micky Minhas, October 6, 2015: US09152173 (12 worldwide citation)

This document describes techniques and apparatuses for implementing a transparent display device. A transparent display device includes a transparent or translucent screen to render images on the screen, and to render virtual objects that appear to be in a three-dimensional (3D) space behind the scr ...

Craig Steven Ranta, Steven Nabil Bathiche, Monique Chatterjee: Wearable computer pointing device. Microsoft Corporation, Hope Baldauff Hartman, February 28, 2012: US08125448 (9 worldwide citation)

Described is a technology by which a computer pointing device (generally a mouse but alternatively a game controller or remote control device) may be worn on the hand and operated without needing to contact a mousing surface. Gyroscopic-based sensors convert the wearer's hand and wrist movements to ...

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 ...

Andrew N Cady, Christopher A Whitman, Steven Nabil Bathiche, Thomas Charles Oliver, Rajesh Manohar Dighde: Conductive trace routing for display and bezel sensors. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Judy Yee, Micky Minhas, October 25, 2016: US09477337 (5 worldwide citation)

Conductive trace routing techniques for display and bezel sensors are described. In one or more implementations, an apparatus includes display sensors, bezel sensors, and a plurality of conductive traces. The display sensors are configured to detect proximity of an object and are arranged in conjunc ...

Kenneth P Hinckley, Paul Henry Dietz, Hrvoje Benko, Desney S Tan, Steven Nabil Bathiche: Skinnable touch device grip patterns. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Judy Yee, Micky Minhas, December 13, 2016: US09519419 (5 worldwide citation)

Skinnable touch device grip pattern techniques are described herein. A touch-aware skin may be configured to substantially cover the outer surfaces of a computing device. The touch-aware skin may include a plurality of skin sensors configured to detect interaction with the skin at defined locations. ...