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John Clavin - Related organizations: Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc patents, Microsoft Corporation patents

Product augmentation and advertising in see through displays

07/07/16 - 20160196603 - An augmented reality system that provides augmented product and environment information to a wearer of a see through head mounted display. The augmentation information may include advertising, inventory, pricing and other information about products a wearer may be interested in. Interest is determined from wearer actions and a wearer profile.
Inventors: Kathryn Stone Perez, John Clavin, Kevin A. Geisner, Stephen G. Latta, Brian J. Mount, Arthur C. Tomlin, Adam G. Poulos

Executable virtual objects associated with real objects

03/17/16 - 20160077785 - Embodiments for interacting with an executable virtual object associated with a real object are disclosed. In one example, a method for interacting with an executable virtual object associated with a real object includes receiving sensor input from one or more sensors attached to the portable see-through display device, and obtaining
Inventors: Ben Sugden, John Clavin, Ben Vaught, Stephen Latta, Kathryn Stone Perez, Daniel Mcculloch, Jason Scott, Wei Zhang, Darren Bennett, Ryan Hastings, Arthur Tomlin, Kevin Geisner

Executable virtual objects associated with real objects

05/14/15 - 20150130689 - Embodiments for interacting with an executable virtual object associated with a real object are disclosed. In one example, a method for interacting with an executable virtual object associated with a real object includes receiving sensor input from one or more sensors attached to the portable see-through display device, and obtaining
Inventors: Ben Sugden, John Clavin, Ben Vaught, Stephen Latta, Kathryn Stone Perez, Daniel Mcculloch, Jason Scott, Wei Zhang, Darren Bennett, Ryan Hastings, Arthur Tomlin, Kevin Geisner

Distance scalable no touch computing

04/09/15 - 20150100926 - Disclosed herein are techniques for scaling and translating gestures such that the applicable gestures for control may vary depending on the user's distance from a gesture-based system. The techniques for scaling and translation may take the varying distances from which a user interacts with components of the gesture-based system, such
Inventors: Otto G. Berkes, Steven Bathiche, John Clavin, Ian Legrow, Joseph Reginald Scott Molnar

Virtual closet for storing and accessing virtual representations of items

05/08/14 - 20140129394 - A virtual closet stores and presents virtual representations of physical items. The virtual representations may include virtual representations of items owned by a user, items the user would like to own, and/or memorabilia items for the user. The virtual closet may provide a number of functions. In some embodiments, the
Inventors: Thomas C. Oliver, Megan Lesley Tedesco, John Clavin, Eyal Ofek, Doug Burger

Augmented view of advertisements

05/08/14 - 20140126066 - A head-mounted display (HMD) provides an augmented view of advertisements to an HMD wearer. In some embodiments, when an advertisement is within an HMD wearer's field of view, the HMD may augment the HMD wearer's view of the advertisement to provide additional information and/or to personalize the advertisement to the
Inventors: John Clavin, Megan Lesley Tedesco, Daniel John Wigdor

Integrating pre-surgical and surgical images

11/07/13 - 20130296682 - Embodiments are disclosed that relate to the integration of pre-surgical images and surgical images. For example, one disclosed embodiment provides, on a computing system, a method including receiving a pre-surgical image of a patient, receiving a depth image of the patient during surgery, and comparing the depth image of the
Inventors: John Clavin, Jaron Lanier

Intelligent translations in personal see through display

11/07/13 - 20130293577 - A see-through, near-eye, mixed reality display apparatus for providing translations of real world data for a user. A wearer's location and orientation with the apparatus is determined and input data for translation is selected using sensors of the apparatus. Input data can be audio or visual in nature, and selected
Inventors: Kathryn Stone Perez, John Clavin, Kevin A. Geisner, Stephen G. Latta, Brian J. Mount, Arthur C. Tomlin, Adam G. Poulos

Product augmentation and advertising in see through displays

11/07/13 - 20130293530 - An augmented reality system that provides augmented product and environment information to a wearer of a see through head mounted display. The augmentation information may include advertising, inventory, pricing and other information about products a wearer may be interested in. Interest is determined from wearer actions and a wearer profile.
Inventors: Kathryn Stone Perez, John Clavin, Kevin A. Geisner, Stephen G. Latta, Brian J. Mount, Arthur C. Tomlin, Adam G. Poulos

Collaboration environment using see through displays

11/07/13 - 20130293468 - A see-through, near-eye, mixed reality display device and system for collaboration amongst various users of other such devices and personal audio/visual devices of more limited capabilities. One or more wearers of a see through head mounted display apparatus define a collaboration environment. For the collaboration environment, a selection of collaboration
Inventors: Kathryn Stone Perez, John Clavin, Kevin A. Geisner, Stephen G. Latta, Brian J. Mount, Arthur C. Tomlin, Adam G. Poulos

Monitoring physical therapy via image sensor

09/26/13 - 20130252216 - Embodiments related to an interactive physical therapy experience are disclosed. One embodiment provides a computing device configured to receive, from an administrator client, an assigned exercise list comprising one or more assigned exercises to be performed by a user. The computing device is further configured to send, to a user
Inventors: John Clavin, Jaron Lanier

Head-mounted display device to measure attentiveness

08/01/13 - 20130194389 - A method for assessing a attentiveness to visual stimuli received through a head-mounted display device. The method employs first and second detectors arranged in the head-mounted display device. An ocular state of the wearer of the head-mounted display device is detected with the first detector while the wearer is receiving
Inventors: Ben Vaught, Ben Sugden, Stephen Latta, John Clavin

Executable virtual objects associated with real objects

08/01/13 - 20130194164 - Embodiments for interacting with an executable virtual object associated with a real object are disclosed. In one example, a method for interacting with an executable virtual object associated with a real object includes receiving sensor input from one or more sensors attached to the portable see-through display device, and obtaining
Inventors: Ben Sugden, John Clavin, Ben Vaught, Stephen Latta, Kathryn Stone Perez, Daniel Mcculloch, Jason Scott, Wei Zhang, Darren Bennett, Ryan Hastings, Arthur Tomlin, Kevin Geisner

Content system with secondary touch controller

06/20/13 - 20130154958 - A controller for a content presentation and interaction system which includes a primary content presentation device. The controller includes a tactile control input and a touch screen control input. The tactile control input is responsive to the inputs of a first user and communicatively coupled to the content presentation device.
Inventors: John Clavin, Kenneth A. Lobb, Christopher M. Novak, Kevin Geisner, Christian Klein

Connecting head mounted displays to external displays and other communication networks

06/13/13 - 20130147686 - An audio and/or visual experience of a see-through head-mounted display (HMD) device, e.g., in the form of glasses, can be moved to target computing device such as a television, cell phone, or computer monitor to allow the user to seamlessly transition the content to the target computing device. For example,
Inventors: John Clavin, Ben Sugden, Stephen G. Latta, Benjamin I. Vaught, Michael Scavezze, Jonathan T. Steed, Ryan Hastings, Adam G. Poulos

Head-mounted display based education and instruction

05/30/13 - 20130137076 - Technology disclosed herein provides for use of HMDs in a classroom setting. Technology disclosed herein provides for HMD use for holographic instruction. In one embodiment, the HMD is used for social coaching. User profile information may be used to tailor instruction to a specific user based on known skills, learning
Inventors: Kathryn Stone Perez, Kevin A. Geisner, Ben J. Sugden, Daniel J. Mcculloch, John Clavin

Enhancing a sport using an augmented reality display

04/18/13 - 20130095924 - Technology is described for providing a personalized sport performance experience with three dimensional (3D) virtual data displayed by a near-eye, augmented reality display of a personal audiovisual (A/V) apparatus. A physical movement recommendation is determined for the user performing a sport based on skills data for the user for the
Inventors: Kevin A. Geisner, Kathryn Stone Perez, Stephen G. Latta, Ben J. Sugden, Benjamin I. Vaught, Alex Aben-athar Kipman, John Clavin

Sharing games using personal audio/visual apparatus

04/04/13 - 20130084970 - A game can be created, shared and played using a personal audio/visual apparatus such as a head-mounted display device (HMDD). Rules of the game, and a configuration of the game space, can be standard or custom. Boundary points of the game can be defined by a gaze direction of the
Inventors: Kevin A. Geisner, Stephen G. Latta, Ben J. Sugden, Benjamin I. Vaught, Alex Aben-athar Kipman, Kathryn Stone Perez, Ryan L. Hastings, Jason Scott, Darren A. Bennett, John Clavin, Daniel Mcculloch

Personal a/v system with context relevant information

04/04/13 - 20130083062 - A system for generating an augmented reality environment in association with one or more attractions or exhibits is described. In some cases, a see-through head-mounted display device (HMD) may acquire one or more virtual objects from a supplemental information provider associated with a particular attraction. The one or more virtual
Inventors: Kevin A. Geisner, Stephen G. Latta, Ben J. Sugden, Benjamin I. Vaught, Alex Aben-athar Kipman, Kathryn Stone Perez, Ryan L. Hastings, Darren Bennett, Daniel J. Mcculloch, John Clavin, Jason Scott

Representing a location at a previous time period using an augmented reality display

04/04/13 - 20130083011 - Technology is described for representing a physical location at a previous time period with three dimensional (3D) virtual data displayed by a near-eye, augmented reality display of a personal audiovisual (A/V) apparatus. The personal A/V apparatus is identified as being within the physical location, and one or more objects in
Inventors: Kevin A. Geisner, Kathryn Stone Perez, Stephen G. Latta, Ben J. Sugden, Benjamin I. Vaught, Alex Aben-athar Kipman, John Clavin, Jonathan T. Steed, Jason Scott

Enriched experience using personal a/v system

04/04/13 - 20130083008 - A system for generating an augmented reality environment in association with one or more attractions or exhibits is described. In some cases, a see-through head-mounted display device (HMD) may acquire one or more virtual objects from a supplemental information provider associated with a particular attraction. The one or more virtual
Inventors: Kevin A. Geisner, Stephen G. Latta, Ben J. Sugden, Benjamin I. Vaught, Alex Aben-athar Kipman, Kathryn Stone Perez, Ryan L. Hastings, Darren Bennett, Daniel J. Mcculloch, John Clavin, Jennifer A. Karr, Adam G. Poulos, Brian J. Mount

Integrated virtual environment

10/18/12 - 20120264510 - An integrated virtual environment is provided by obtaining a 3D spatial model of a physical environment in which a user is located, and identifying, via analysis of the 3D spatial model, a physical object in the physical environment. The method further comprises generating a virtualized representation of the physical object,
Inventors: Daniel J. Wigdor, Megan Tedesco, Andrew Wilson, John Clavin

Virtual closet for storing and accessing virtual representations of items

09/20/12 - 20120239513 - A virtual closet stores and presents virtual representations of physical items. The virtual representations may include virtual representations of items owned by a user, items the user would like to own, and memorabilia items for the user. The virtual closet may provide a number of functions. In some embodiments, the
Inventors: Thomas C. Oliver, Megan Lesley Tedesco, John Clavin, Eyal Ofek, Doug Burger

Creating virtual worlds from existing data structures

09/13/12 - 20120233198 - Virtual worlds are generated from pre-existing data structures containing non-geometric data. An existing data structure containing non-geometric data is access and queried to identify parameters and the dependency structure of data in the data structure. Geometric objects are designed based on the identified parameters and dependency structure, and a virtual
Inventors: Jaron Lanier, Eyal Ofek, John Clavin

Redeeming offers of digital content items

09/13/12 - 20120233076 - The technology provides for redeeming an offer of a digital content item based on identifying a physical object in image data and verifying a unique identifier associated with the physical object. The unique identifier may be recognized from the physical object by a computer system in image data from a
Inventors: Gareth P. J. Sutcliffe, Jeremie A. H. Texier, John Clavin

Augmented view of advertisements via head-mounted display

09/13/12 - 20120229909 - A head-mounted display (HMD) provides an augmented view of advertisements to an HMD wearer. In some embodiments, when an advertisement is within an HMD wearer's field of view, the HMD may augment the HMD wearer's view of the advertisement to provide additional information and/or to personalize the advertisement to the
Inventors: John Clavin, Megan Lesley Tedesco, Daniel John Wigdor

Controlling electronic devices in a multimedia system through a natural user interface

09/06/12 - 20120226981 - Technology is provided for controlling one or more electronic devices networked in a multimedia system using a natural user interface. Some examples of devices in the multimedia system are audio and visual devices for outputting multimedia content to a user like a television, a video player, a stereo, speakers, a
Inventors: John Clavin

Adjusting 3d effects for wearable viewing devices

08/30/12 - 20120218253 - Various embodiments are disclosed that relate to displaying 3D effects for one or more wearable 3D viewing devices. For example, one disclosed embodiment provides a method which comprises, for each of one or more wearable 3D viewing devices, detecting a property of the wearable 3D viewing device, and for a
Inventors: John Clavin

Group-associated content recommendation

07/12/12 - 20120180107 - A method of generating content recommendations to groups of users is provided. The method includes establishing a group, determining group-associated characteristics, where such characteristics include preferences independent of any merging, intersection or other combination of individual preferences of the group members, and providing content recommendations to the group based on
Inventors: Kevin Gammill, Stacey Law, Kathryn Stone Perez, John Clavin

Skeletal joint recognition and tracking system

06/28/12 - 20120162065 - A system and method are disclosed for recognizing and tracking a user's skeletal joints with a NUI system and further, for recognizing and tracking only some skeletal joints, such as for example a user's upper body. The system may include a limb identification engine which may use various methods to
Inventors: Philip Tossell, Andrew Wilson, Alex Aben-athar Kipman, Johnny Chung Lee, Alex Balan, Jamie Shotton, Richard Moore, Oliver Williams, Ryan Geiss, Mark Finocchio, Kathryn Stone Perez, Aaron Kornblum, John Clavin

Application store concierge

05/03/12 - 20120109999 - An application sequence may be composed in response to a user query. The application sequence may be based upon user data accessed by the application concierge service. Each application within the personalized chain of applications may request and receive data from the application concierge service about the other applications within
Inventors: Joseph Futty, Miller T. Abel, Eric P. Gilmore, Kamran Rajabi Zargahi, John Clavin, Viswanath Vadlamani

Curated application store

03/22/12 - 20120072312 - A curated application store is a virtual storefront that includes applications provisioned from one or more application databases. For example, a curator may browse through an application database to find notable applications based on his or her expertise in a certain area and then provision the notable applications from the
Inventors: Danny Lange, Matthew Graham Dyor, Joseph Futty, John Bruno, Viswanath Vadlamani, John Clavin

Skeletal joint recognition and tracking system

12/29/11 - 20110317871 - A system and method are disclosed for recognizing and tracking a user's skeletal joints with a NUI system and further, for recognizing and tracking only some skeletal joints, such as for example a user's upper body. The system may include a limb identification engine which may use various methods to
Inventors: Philip Tossell, Andrew Wilson, Alex Aben-athar Kipman, Johnny Chung Lee, Alex Balan, Jamie Shotton, Richard Moore, Oliver Williams, Ryan Geiss, Kathryn Stone Perez, Aaron Kornblum, John Clavin

System for universal mobile data

12/22/11 - 20110314482 - A system and method is disclosed aggregating and organizing a user's cloud data in an encompassing system, and then exposing the sum-total of that cloud data to application programs via a common API. Such a system provides rich presence information allowing users to map and unify the totality of their
Inventors: Shiraz Cupala, Kevin Geisner, John Clavin, Kenneth A. Lobb, Brian Ostergren

Compartmentalizing focus area within field of view

12/22/11 - 20110310125 - A system and method are disclosed for selectively focusing on certain areas of interest within an imaged scene to gain more image detail within those areas. In general, the present system identifies areas of interest from received image data, which may for example be detected areas of movement within the
Inventors: Scott Mceldowney, John A. Tardif, John Clavin, David Cohen, Giora Yahav

Controlling power levels of electronic devices through user interaction

12/08/11 - 20110298967 - A processor-implemented method, system and computer readable medium for intelligently controlling the power level of an electronic device in a multimedia system based on user intent, is provided. The method includes receiving data relating to a first user interaction with a device in a multimedia system. The method includes determining
Inventors: John Clavin, John Tardif

Cloud-based personal trait profile data

12/01/11 - 20110296505 - A system and method is disclosed for sensing, storing and using personal trait profile data. Once sensed and stored, this personal trait profile data may be used for a variety of purposes. In one example, a user's personal trait profile data may be accessed and downloaded to different computing systems
Inventors: Kathryn Stone Perez, Alex Aben-athar Kipman, John Clavin, Joseph Molnar, Aaron E. Kornblum

Generating tailored content based on scene image detection

12/01/11 - 20110295693 - A method for generating tailored content for a user based on analyzing images of a scene is provided. Images from a scene captured by a capture device of a target recognition and analysis system are received. The images are analyzed to detect one or more brand identifiers in the images.
Inventors: John Clavin, Aaron Kornblum

Systems and methods for immersive interaction with virtual objects

11/17/11 - 20110279249 - 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-dimensional (3-D) display device
Inventors: Alex Kipman, Kudo Tsunoda, Todd Eric Holmdahl, John Clavin, Kathryn Stone Perez

Parental control settings based on body dimensions

09/29/11 - 20110237324 - In a motion capture system having a depth camera, access to an electronic media device such as personal computer or a game console with Internet connectivity is controlled. The age group of a person in a field of view of the camera can be determined based on metrics of a

In application gesture interpretation

07/14/11 - 20110173574 - In a gesture-based system, gestures may control aspects of a computing environment or application, where the gestures may be derived from a user's position or movement in a physical space. A gesture-based system may have a plurality of modes, each mode a hardware configuration, a software configuration, or a combination

Volume adjustment based on listener position

03/24/11 - 20110069841 - Volume adjustment based on listener position is disclosed. A position of one or more speakers is identified, and a position of a listener is tracked. For each of the one or more speakers, a changing distance between that speaker and the listener is assessed. A volume of that speaker is

Gesture shortcuts

12/02/10 - 20100306714 - Systems, methods and computer readable media are disclosed for gesture shortcuts. A user's movement or body position is captured by a capture device of a system, and is used as input to control the system. For a system-recognized gesture, there may be a full version of the gesture and a

Systems and methods for immersive interaction with virtual objects

12/02/10 - 20100302015 - 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-dimensional (3-D) display device

Virtual space mapping of a variable activity region

04/15/10 - 20100093435 - An electronic game system and a method of its operation are provided for virtual space mapping of a variable activity region in physical space. A calibration input may be received from a positioning device of a game controller that indicates waypoints that define an activity region in physical space. A


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