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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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Kevin A Geisner, Kathryn Stone Perez, Stephen G Latta, Ben J Sugden, Benjamin I Vaught, Alex Aben Athar Kipman, Jeffrey A Kohler, Daniel J McCulloch: Personal audio/visual apparatus providing resource management. MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, Vierra Magen Marcus, March 28, 2017: US09606992 (4 worldwide citation)

Technology is described for resource management based on data including image data of a resource captured by at least one capture device of at least one personal audiovisual (A/V) apparatus including a near-eye, augmented reality (AR) display. A resource is automatically identified from image data c ...


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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 Technology Licensing, Baker & Hostetler, May 23, 2017: US09656162 (1 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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Randall T Crane, Rod G Fleck, Jedd Perry: Single frequency time of flight de-aliasing. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Vierra Magen Marcus, March 21, 2017: US09602807 (1 worldwide citation)

A system and method are disclosed for determining a depth map using TOF with low power consumption. In order to disambiguate, or de-alias, the returned distance(s) for a given phase shift, the system may emit n different frequencies of light over n successive image frames. After n frames of data are ...


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Sagi Katz, Avishai Adler, Giora Yahav: Methods for controlling electronic devices using gestures. MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, Vierra Magen Marcus, April 18, 2017: US09628843

A system for controlling infrared (IR) enabled devices by projecting coded IR pulses from an active illumination depth camera is described. In some embodiments, a gesture recognition system includes an active illumination depth camera such as a depth camera that utilizes time-of-flight (TOF) or stru ...


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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 Technology Licensing, Baker & Hostetler, April 17, 2018: US09943755

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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Dawson Yee: Natural user interface having video conference controls. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Vierra Magen Marcus, October 10, 2017: US09787943

A system and method providing gesture controlled video conferencing includes a local capture device detecting movements of a user in a local environment and an audio/visual display. A processor is coupled to the capture device and a remote capture device and a remote processor at a remote environmen ...


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Scott McEldowney: Depth illumination and detection optics. MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, Gregg Wisdom, Judy Yee, Micky Minhas, January 31, 2017: US09557574

A depth image capture device uses a circular polarization structure positioned at the output of an illumination radiation source, such as a diode laser. A linear polarization element receives the collimated illumination radiation and provides polarized radiation to a quarter wave plate. Radiation ex ...


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Garret J Buban: Recognition system for sharing information. MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, Alleman Hall Creasman & Tuttle, May 1, 2018: US09958952

A system and method for sharing information between users based on recognition of the users and their associated processing devices in a scene. Interactions can be physical, verbal or a combination of physical and verbal gestures. Movements of the user and other users are tracked and interactions de ...


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James Chia Ming Liu, Anton Oguzhan Alford Andrews, Craig R Maitlen, Sheridan Small: Multi-visor: managing applications in augmented reality environments. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Vierra Magen Marcus, August 8, 2017: US09727132

A system and method are provided that enhances a user's experience when using a see-through near eye display device. A user interface is provided for a user to manage single or simultaneous applications in a head mounted device. Applications for the head mounted device may be activated or deactivate ...