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|Ultrasound simulation system and tool|
Embodiments of flexible ultrasound simulation devices, methods, and systems described herein may facilitate various medical procedure training by rendering realistic ultrasound images in accordance with the end user interaction with an anatomy model, an ultrasound probe replica and a medical tool. An ultrasound probe replica may be adapted with a low friction tip, such as a roller ball.
|Augmented reality with direct user interaction|
augmented reality with direct user interaction is described. In one example, an augmented reality system comprises a user-interaction region, a camera that captures images of an object in the user-interaction region, and a partially transparent display device which combines a virtual environment with a view of the user-interaction region, so that both are visible at the same time to a user.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc
|Direct volume rendering in virtual and/or augmented reality|
Performing volume rendering in a virtual reality environment by applying an adapted monte carlo integration, grid accelerator-based view ray tracing, image filtering, and user-movement detected adapted frame compensation.. .
|Augmented reality providing system and method, information processing device, and program|
An augmented reality providing system and method, an information processing device, and a non-transitory computer readable recording medium recorded with a program are provided. An augmented reality providing system includes a unit for acquiring three-dimensional data, a unit for generating three-dimensional shaping data of a first model from the three-dimensional data, a unit for shaping and outputting a shaped object on the basis of the three-dimensional shaping data, imaging a unit for imaging the shaped object, a unit for calculating a camera parameter from the captured image, a unit for generating a second model including a region of interest that is a non-shaping target from the three-dimensional data, and a unit for determining a depth relationship between the shaped object and the second three-dimensional model on the basis of the camera parameter, and a virtual object of the region of interest in front of the shaped object is displayed..
|Method and sytem for presenting a digital information related to a real object|
The invention is related to a method of presenting a digital information related to a real object, comprising determining a real object, providing a plurality of presentation modes, wherein the plurality of presentation modes comprises an augmented reality mode, and at least one of a virtual reality mode and an audio mode, providing at least one representation of a digital information related to the real object, determining a spatial relationship between a camera and a reference coordinate system under consideration of an image captured by the camera, selecting a presentation mode from the plurality of presentation modes according to the spatial relationship, and presenting the at least one representation of the digital information using the selected presentation mode.. .
|3d analytics actionable solution support system and apparatus|
The claimed invention relates to a system and method for generating actionable intelligence and information by utilizing a multi-sensor, multi-temporal; multi-spatial, multi-format data (mstsfa) architecture stored in a nosql data architecture to qualify spatial (accuracy) and contextual information integrated into a real time engineering grade location based analysis and predictive analytics engine returning users based queries in a 3d visualization including virtual reality (vr)/augmented reality functionality. The present invention is a systemized platform for handling geospatial, geophysical, financial, temporal and attribute data input directly to analyze the datasets to serve the operational and business needs of the industries such as transportation, water, environmental, engineering, telecommunication, finance, energy, natural resources, defense and security..
|Haptic augmented and virtual reality system for simulation of surgical procedures|
The present technology relates to systems, methods and devices for haptically-enabled virtual reality simulation of cerebral aneurysm clipping, wherein a user uses two physical stations during the simulation. The first station is a haptic and augmented reality station, and the second station is a haptic and virtual reality station..
|Wearable computing system|
A wearable computer system which may be used in various applications including virtual reality, augmented reality and mixed reality applications. The system may be worn by a user while using such systems and applications.
Atomic Vr Inc
|Building lighting and temperature control with an augmented reality system|
An augmented reality (ar) system, device, and method for reducing energy usage by monitoring and determining optimal control settings for conditions within a building. Sensors embedded in ar devices worn by workers performing job duties are utilized to detect and measure physical conditions such as visible light intensity and air temperature.
Hand Held Products, Inc.
|Multiple-eye, single-display, ultrawide-field-of-view optical see-through augmented reality system|
An optical system is provided. The optical system includes a lens element and a lens element holder.
Lockheed Martin Corporation
Cinematic mastering for virtual reality and augmented reality
An entertainment system provides data to a common screen (e.g., cinema screen) and personal immersive reality devices. For example, a cinematic data distribution server communicates with multiple immersive output devices each configured for providing immersive output (e.g., a virtual reality output) based on a data signal.
Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.
Interactions of virtual objects with surfaces
Embodiments are disclosed that relate to operating a user interface on an augmented reality computing device comprising a display system. For example, one disclosed embodiment includes displaying a virtual object via the display system as free-floating, detecting a trigger to display the object as attached to a surface, and, in response to the trigger, displaying the virtual object as attached to the surface via the display system.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc
Visualization of physical interactions in augmented reality
An imaging device of a device captures an image. The device identifies a first and second object in the image, determines physical properties of the first and second object, generates a model of a predicted interaction between the first and second object based on the physical properties of the first and second object, identifies an area in the image based on the model of the predicted interaction between the first and second object, and augments the image at the area in a display of the device..
Interactive textile article and augmented reality system
A system and method an interactive textile article including a textile material having a design object that includes one or more design object identifiers. The design object is associated with an augmented reality software program configured to include content related the design object.
Welspun India Limited
Production and packaging of entertainment data for virtual reality
An augmented reality (ar) output device or virtual reality (vr) output device is worn by a user, and includes one or more sensors positioned to detect actions performed by a user of the immersive output device. A processor provides a data signal configured for the ar or vr output device, causing the immersive output device to provide ar output or vr output via a stereographic display device.
Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.
System and providing continuity between real world movement and movement in a virtual/augmented reality experience
A system and method of operating an audio visual system generating an immersive virtual experience may detect when a user approaches a physical boundary of a real world space, and may generate an alert indicating the proximity of the physical boundary. Activity in and interaction with the immersive virtual experience may be temporarily paused as the user completes a physical re-orientation in the real world space in response to the alert.
Automated highlighting of identified text
Various embodiments enable a computing device to perform tasks such as highlighting words in an augmented reality view that are important to a user. For example, word lists can be generated and the user, by pointing a camera of a computing device at a volume of text, can cause words from the word list within the volume of text to be highlighted in a live field of view of the camera displayed thereon.
Wearable augmented reality eyeglass communication device including mobile phone and mobile computing via virtual touch screen gesture control and neuron command
Provided are an augmented reality, virtual reality and mixed reality eyeglass communication device and a method for facilitating shopping, payments and multimedia capture using an eyeglass communication device. The eyeglass communication device may comprise a frame, and a right earpiece and a left earpiece connected to the frame.
Wearable 3d augmented reality display with variable focus and/or object recognition
A wearable 3d augmented reality display and method, which may include 3d integral imaging optics.. .
University Of Connecticut
Augmented reality apparatus and method
A method of providing an augmented reality image comprises recording a basic image including a subject and a first background using a recording device, extracting a subject image from the basic image, and providing the extracted subject image to a display device for combining with a second background. At a the sending person using the app to record a moving image of their own head—ie a video—which is separated from the background by the app (the background being automatically discarded).
Augmented reality controls for user interactions with a virtual world
There is provided an augmented reality control for interacting with a virtual world comprising a projector, a display surface for displaying the virtual world, a physical object, a memory storing, and a processor to: project, using the projector, a user control onto the physical object including a visual representation correlated with a virtual element in the virtual world, determine a user input for controlling the virtual element based on a user manipulation of the physical object, and update, using the projector, the user control projected onto the physical object based on the user manipulation of the physical object to maintain the visual representation correlated with the virtual element in the virtual world.. .
Disney Enterprises, Inc.
Virtual/augmented reality system having reverse angle diffraction grating
A display subsystem for a virtual image generation system comprises a planar waveguide apparatus, an optical fiber, at least one light source configured for emitting light from a distal end of the optical fiber, and a mechanical drive assembly to which the optical fiber is mounted as a fixed-free flexible cantilever. The drive assembly is configured for displacing a distal end of the optical fiber about a fulcrum in accordance with a scan pattern, such that the emitted light diverges from a longitudinal axis coincident with the fulcrum.
Magic Leap, Inc.
Microlens collimator for scanning optical fiber in virtual/augmented reality system
A display subsystem for a virtual image generation system for use by an end user comprises a planar waveguide apparatus, an optical fiber, at least one light source configured for emitting light from a distal end of the optical fiber, and a collimation element mounted to a distal end of the optical fiber for collimating light from the optical fiber. The virtual image generation system further comprises a mechanical drive assembly to which the optical fiber is mounted to the drive assembly.
Magic Leap, Inc.
Bidirectional holographic lens
A device can determine a distance to an object. The device can use the determined distance to vary a focal length of a first adjustable element so that the first adjustable element directs light from the object into a first waveguide and onto a detector, and forms an image of the object at the detector.
Systems and methods for caching augmented reality target data at user devices
Systems and methods are disclosed for transmitting, to user devices, data for potential targets predicted to be identified in an augmented reality application. One method includes receiving a request for target data related to at least one physical object within an image of a real-world environment captured at the device; identifying a current target representing the physical object within a virtual environment corresponding to the real-world environment; determining at least one potential future target to be identified at the device based on identified coincident target requests; and sending to the device target data for each of the current and potential future targets based on the determination, wherein the device presents the target data for the current target within the virtual environment displayed at the device and store the target data for the potential future target in a local memory of the device..
Aol Advertising Inc.
Optical true time delay circuit in a head-mounted display
An augmented reality device includes a transparent optical display for displaying one or more depth-encoded images. The transparent optical display leverages an optical true time delay circuit communicatively coupled to a multi-layered optical element for displaying the one or more depth-encoded images.
Dynamic sensor array for augmented reality system
A system and method for generating a dynamic sensor array for an augmented reality system is described. A head mounted device includes one or more sensors, an augmented reality (ar) application, and a sensor array module.
Information processing device, information superimposed image display device, non-transitory computer readable medium recorded with marker display program, non-transitory computer readable medium recorded with information superimposed image display program, marker display method, and information-superimposed image display method
An information processing device displays a marker serving as a sign for a display area, to the display area. An ar device detects the marker from a photographic image showing the information processing device, and selects the display area of the information processing device from the photographic image based on the detected marker.
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
Augmentation of elements in a data content
A computing device can augment video content by receiving video content from an image capturing device and detecting and tracking a self-propelled device in the video content. The computing device can display a plurality of augmented reality elements selectable to augment the self-propelled device and receive a user selection of one of the plurality of augmented reality elements to augment the self-propelled device.
Applying augmented reality to an object
The present disclosure introduces apparatus and methods for identifying discrepancies of oilfield wellsite equipment relative to computer-generated models. A captured image of a component of a physical object is obtained.
Schlumberger Technology Corporation
User interface for augmented reality system
A head-mounted device (hmd) includes sensors, a transparent display, a processor comprising an augmented reality (ar) application and an ar user interface module. The ar application generates virtual content based on sensing data from the sensors, and displays the virtual content in the transparent display.
Augmented reality with off-screen motion sensing
Systems, apparatuses and methods may provide for identifying a physical model of an object and determining a position of the physical model relative to a scene in a video. Additionally, if the position of the physical model is outside the scene, an effect may be generated, wherein the effect simulates an action by the object at the position outside the scene.