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Augmented reality device with predefined object data
Embodiments capture one or more images of a visual scene that includes a first physical object. A first region of the first physical object to apply one or more augmentations to is determined.
Disney Enterprises, Inc.


Overlay for camera field of vision
One or more computer processors generate an augmented reality overlay for camera field of vision based on a perspective of a display device. The one or more processors generate an overlay image that represents a field of view of an imaging device based at least on an orientation of the imaging device at a first location.
International Business Machines Corporation


System for prediction of future circumstances and generation of real-time interactive virtual reality user experience
Systems provide for a virtual reality experience of a predicted future state based on the occurrence or contemplation of an event. Other systems herein described provide for an augmented reality experience that replaces an object within view with an augmented display of the object based on the predicted future state of the object..
Bank Of America Corporation


Method and system for providing information of stored object
Methods and devices for providing information of a stored object are disclosed. An example method may comprise: acquiring a three-dimensional spatial model of a storage space, the three-dimensional spatial model comprising storage location information corresponding to at least one object stored inside the storage space; determining a target object stored inside the storage space, and determining a target storage location of the target stored object based on the three-dimensional spatial model; obtaining a navigation route based on location information of an augmented reality (ar) device and the target storage location; and rendering corresponding navigation information over the storage space as viewed from the ar device..
Cainiao Smart Logistics Holding Limited


Method for 3d mapping of 2d point of interest
A method for mapping 2-dimensional point of interest to a 3-dimensional view. The disclosed method includes capturing a 3-dimensional (3d) image with an augmented reality device.
Schneider Electric Industries Sas


Real time object description service integrated with knowledge center on augmented reality (ar) and virtual reality (vr) devices
In one embodiment, a system includes a processing circuit and logic integrated with the processing circuit, executable by the processing circuit, or integrated with and executable by the processing circuit. The logic is configured to cause the processing circuit to obtain an image of an object viewed by a user of an augmented reality or virtual reality device (hereafter the ar/vr device).
International Business Machines Corporation


Shooting simulator with gps and augmented reality
A real-life target is hit with a virtual bullet or projectile using gps-enabled or otherwise location aware devices which report their location. Real world information is taken into account, such as the terrain, elevation, weather, and line of sight, to determine if the virtual bullet hits the real-life target.

Method and system for rendering a medical simulation in an operating room in virtual reality or augmented reality environment
Systems and methods for rendering medical procedures in a virtual reality operating room for a training a trainee are provided. A medical procedure can be simulated and a trainee can manually manipulate a medical tool to perform the simulated medical procedure in virtual reality on a virtual reality avatar in the virtual reality simulation..
Simbionix Ltd.


Systems and methods to present closed captioning using augmented reality
In one aspect, a headset includes a housing, a processor coupled to the housing, a first display coupled to the housing and accessible to the processor, and storage coupled to the housing and accessible to the processor. The storage bears instructions executable by the processor to identify a closed captioning setting, receive closed captioning data indicating closed captioning text at the headset, and present the closed captioning text in accordance with the closed captioning setting on the first display of the headset using augmented reality processing..
Lenovo (singapore) Pte. Ltd.


Video compression with adaptive view-dependent lighting removal
A video stream of a scene for a virtual reality or augmented reality experience may be captured by one or more image capture devices. Data from the video stream may be retrieved, including base vantage data with base vantage color data depicting the scene from a base vantage location, and target vantage data with target vantage color data depicting the scene from a target vantage location.
Lytro, Inc.


Head-mounted display and intelligent tool for generating and displaying augmented reality content

A system for displaying augmented reality content includes an intelligent tool and a wearable-computing device. The intelligent tool is configured to obtain at least one measurement of an object using at least one sensor mounted to the intelligent tool, and communicate the at least one measurement to a device in communication with the intelligent tool.
Daqri, Llc

Intelligent tool for generating augmented reality content

An intelligent tool is configured to communicate with a wearable computing device to provide information that the wearable computing device uses to generate and/or display augmented reality content to a user of the wearable computing device. The intelligent tool includes a handle for a user to grip an intelligent tool, an engagement portion coupled to the handle, the engagement portion being configured to engage with an object, at least one sensor mounted to the engagement portion, the sensor configured to obtain information associated with the object, and one or more hardware processors in communication with the at least one sensor configured to store the obtained information.
Daqri, Llc

Augmented reality rendered structured content

Systems, apparatuses and methods may provide a technology-based way to adapt non-augmented realty (ar) content from a content platform for display in an ar environment. More particularly, systems, apparatuses and methods may provide a way to render an ar environment including some portion of the adapted non-ar content based on one or more physical contexts or device contexts.
Intel Corporation

Automatic placement of augmented reality models

An embodiment of an augmented reality model placement apparatus may include a location identifier to identify one or more candidate locations in a three-dimensional (3d) model for an augmented reality (ar) model based on the 3d model, the ar model, and placement constraints for the ar model, a location ranker communicatively coupled to the location identifier to assign respective ranks to the one or more identified candidate locations based on placement ranking criteria, and a location selector communicatively coupled to the location ranker to select a placement location for the ar model from the one or more identified candidate locations. Other embodiments are disclosed and claimed..
Intel Corporation

Devices for refractive field visualization

An apparatus according to an embodiment of the present invention enables measurement and visualization of a refractive field such as a fluid. An embodiment device obtains video captured by a video camera with an imaging plane.
Massachusetts Institute Of Technology

Augmented and virtual reality quote-to-cash system

This disclosure relates to a system, method, and computer program that enables users to initiate quote-to-cash system actions and receive quote-to-cash system output via a virtual/augmented reality interface. A virtual reality client device provides a virtual/augmented reality user interface via which the user can initiate one of a plurality of quote-to-cash action requests, such as requesting a quote or configuring a product.
Apttus Corporation

System and detection and visulaization of anomalous media events

Methods and systems for detection and visualization of anomalous media events are described, where av media data of a sporting event (game) are analyzed to identify av media segments indicative of unscripted anomalous events (ae's) that elicit a social media response (smr), and selectable ae graphic visualization (or ae gui) is provided showing the position of the ae on the court or field of play graphic, corresponding to the actual field of play, as a form of augmented reality. The graphic may also show the level of interest and the sentiment allocation (positive, negative, neutral) for each ae, a social media source allocation, details about the ae, social media posts, and other graphic display features related to the ae.
Disney Enterprises, Inc.

Dynamic augmented reality media creation

A technique for dynamic augmented reality media creation includes an analysis of received reality data. Augmentation data is identified based on the analysis of the reality data, and then augmented reality content is generated and displayed to the user.
International Business Machines Corporation

Methods and system for creating focal planes in virtual and augmented reality

Configurations are disclosed for presenting virtual reality and augmented reality experiences to users. The system may comprise a spatial light modulator operatively coupled to an image source for projecting light associated with one or more frames of image data, and a variable focus element (vfe) for varying a focus of the projected light such that a first frame of image data is focused at a first depth plane, and a second frame of image data is focused at a second depth plane, and wherein a distance between the first depth plane and the second depth plane is fixed..
Magic Leap, Inc.

Methods and systems for augmented reality

Systems, methods and ophthalmic lenses for image display of a virtual image, such as display of a holographic image. An ophthalmic lens is configured to optimize visualization of the displayed virtual images..
Essilor International (compagnie Generale D'optique)

Augmented reality enhanced navigation

A control circuit detects a present navigation concern within a physical boundary such as a building and augments the presentation of a piloted vehicle's pilot's field of view to include cautionary imagery regarding the present navigation concern. Examples of navigation concerns include but are not limited to a risk of colliding with another piloted vehicle, human activity in the physical boundary, and a blocked-passageway state of concern.
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

System and training and monitoring administration of inhaler medication

Systems and methods are provided for training and monitoring administration of an inhaler medication. The system includes a mobile computing device that is configured to provide an augmented reality training and monitoring aid for asthma patients.
Mundipharma Laboratories Gmbh

Triangulation scanner and camera for augmented reality

A method and system of combining 2d images into a 3d image. The method includes providing a coordinate measurement device and a triangulation scanner having an integral camera associated therewith, the scanner being separate from the coordinate measurement device.
Faro Technologies, Inc.

Virtual and augmented reality interface

Systems and methods for providing a virtual reality (vr) platform for users to browse, explore, and launch such vr content are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, the system includes a backend network comprising a server in communication with one or more databases and a storage system housing vr media content.
Emblematic Group, Inc.

Secured file transfer management on augmented reality (ar) and virtual reality (vr) devices

In one embodiment, a computer program product includes a computer readable storage medium having program instructions embodied therewith. The embodied program instructions, in response to being executed by a processing circuit, cause the processing circuit to receive an eye gaze of a source user generated by a source augmented reality or virtual reality device (source ar/vr device) on a receiver ar/vr device and determine gazed content from the eye gaze of the source user using a password key phrase determination feature.
International Business Machines Corporation

Method and system for medical simulation in an operating room in a virtual reality or augmented reality environment

Systems and methods for simulating medical procedures in a virtual reality operating room for a training a trainee are provided. A medical procedure can be simulated and a trainee can manually manipulate a medical tool to perform the simulated medical procedure in virtual reality on a virtual reality avatar in the virtual reality simulation..
Simbionix Ltd.

System and augmented reality gaming

A method for enabling a mobile augmented reality (ar) table betting system to facilitate game play with a table game and one or more players each using a mobile device. The method includes: enabling a player to register at an available betting spot on the table game using the player's mobile device; commencing game play at the table game; enabling a player to place an subsequent bet or game decision at the table game using the player's mobile device..
Bally Gaming, Inc.

Lottery game system and method with augmented reality component

A method for implementing an augmented reality lottery game on a player's mobile device includes providing lottery tickets with a code for entry into the augmented reality game. A common game server communicates with the mobile devices, and a player enters and transmits the code via the mobile device to initiate the augmented reality game.
Scientific Games International, Inc.

Image based tracking in augmented reality systems

Systems and methods for image based location estimation are described. In one example embodiment, a first positioning system is used to generate a first position estimate.
Snap Inc.

Layered content delivery for virtual and augmented reality experiences

A virtual reality or augmented reality experience of a scene may be presented to a viewer using layered data retrieval and/or processing. A first layer of a video stream may be retrieved, and a first viewer position and/or orientation may be received.
Lytro, Inc.

Adaptive vehicle augmented reality display using stereographic imagery

An ar system that leverages a pre-generated 3d model of the world to improve rendering of 3d graphics content for ar views of a scene, for example an ar view of the world in front of a moving vehicle. By leveraging the pre-generated 3d model, the ar system may use a variety of techniques to enhance the rendering capabilities of the system.
Apple Inc.

Augmented reality and virtual reality location-based attraction simulation playback and creation system and processes for simulating past attractions and preserving present attractions as location-based augmented reality and virtual reality attractions

An augmented reality and virtual reality location-based attraction simulation playback and creation system that simulates past attractions and preserves present attractions as location-based augmented reality and virtual reality simulations and processes for simulating past attractions and preserving present attractions as location-based augmented reality and virtual reality simulations of the attractions are disclosed.. .

Augmented reality creations with interactive behavior and modality assignments

Systems, apparatuses and methods of creating virtual objects may provide for segmenting one or more objects in a scene and highlighting a selected object from the segmented one or more objects based on an input from a user. In one example, a scene-based virtual object is created from the selected object and a behavior is assigned to the scene-based virtual object..
Intel Corporation

Method and device for providing augmented reality image and recording medium storing program to execute the method

A device and method for providing an augmented reality (ar) image are provided. The device includes a display configured to alternately display a first image including an object at an object position and a second image including a mask for blocking transmission of light incident on the display at the object position; a processor configured to determine a time period and control the display to alternately display the first image and the second image during the time period; and a polarization switch configured alternately polarize the light incident on the display at a switching period determined based on the time period..
Seoul National University R&db Foundation

Augmented reality presentation of an industrial environment

A industrial visualization system generates augmented reality presentations for rendering on a user's wearable computer as the user traverses an industrial facility. The system can leverage data indexed in a federated data model that unifies plant-wide data from multiple diverse sources under a common namespace.
Rockwell Automation Technologies, Inc.

System and previewing indoor views using augmented reality

A method for displaying an indoor view of a building is provided. The method includes the steps of: (i) capturing, with a camera coupled to a pair of augmented reality glasses, at least one image; (ii) identifying, within the image, an identifying marker; (iii) determining from the identifying marker a search parameter; (iv) determining a location of the glasses or a mobile device paired with the glasses; (v) entering the search parameter into a search engine; (vi) receiving from the search engine the location of at least one building; (vii) selecting the building having the location nearest to the geolocation of the glasses or the mobile device; (viii) retrieving from an indoor view repository an indoor view of the selected building; and (ix) displaying at least a portion of the retrieved indoor view over a portion of the user's field of view when wearing the glasses..
International Business Machines Corporation

Neural network for eye image segmentation and image quality estimation

Systems and methods for eye image segmentation and image quality estimation are disclosed. In one aspect, after receiving an eye image, a device such as an augmented reality device can process the eye image using a convolutional neural network with a merged architecture to generate both a segmented eye image and a quality estimation of the eye image.
Magic Leap, Inc.

Light fixture selection using augmented reality

A fixture can include a housing, a member for positioning the housing on or proximate to a surface in a room, an augmented reality (ar) target coupled to the housing and having a unique identifier for detection by an ar software application, and a light source disposed at least partially within the housing and configured to (i) illuminate the ar target for easier detection and (ii) at least partially illuminate the room. A method can include positioning the self-illuminated ar target in a possible position for an interior decoration in the room, initiating the ar software application on a mobile computing device, capturing image data including the self-illuminated ar target with the mobile computing device, and viewing an ar view of the room on a display of the mobile computing device, the ar view including an ar view of the interior decoration at the possible position..

Eye gazing passcode generation crossing augmented reality (ar) and virtual reality (vr) devices

In one embodiment, a method includes receiving an eye gaze of a source user generated by a source augmented reality or virtual reality device (source ar/vr device) on a receiver ar/vr device. The method also includes determining gazed content from the eye gaze of the source user using a password key phrase determination feature.
International Business Machines Corporation

Navigation in augmented reality via a transient user interface control

Examples provide for intelligent navigation of informational items within an augmented reality environment. A hierarchical set of informational items within the augmented reality environment is automatically generated.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Performing operations based on gestures

Gesture-based interaction includes displaying a first image, the first image comprising one or more of a virtual reality image, an augmented reality image, and a mixed reality image, obtaining a first gesture, obtaining a first operation based at least in part on the first gesture and a service scenario corresponding to the first image, the service scenario being a context in which the first gesture is input, and operating according to the first operation.. .
Alibaba Group Holding Limited

Calibration of magnetic and optical sensors in a virtual reality or augmented reality display system

A system for calibrating alignment of magnetic and optical sensors in a virtual reality (vr) or augmented reality (ar) device. The system can include a controller, a waveform generator, and an electrical driver.
Magic Leap, Inc.

Apparatus for motor rehabilitation of upper and lower limbs

An apparatus for the motor rehabilitation of the upper and lower limbs is disclosed, which is compact, portable, lightweight, and easy to transport. The apparatus has an adapter for the distal end of the patient's limb, a robotic arm, a gear system, two motors, and virtual and/or augmented reality software to interact with the patient.

Optical see-through head worn display

An augmented reality head worn device comprising a curve combiner transparent to visible light and reflective in an selected infrared frequency range, a scanning light source defining a field of view, a holographic optical element adapted to provide pupil expansion to create an eye-box, and at least one projection system for providing high acuity at or near a center of the field of view.. .

3d wireless network monitoring using virtual reality and augmented reality

A method for three dimensional wireless network monitoring that includes receiving endpoint device data at one or more access points and receiving wireless coverage data at the one or more access points. The method further includes transmitting the endpoint device data to a client device, wherein, when the endpoint device data is received by the client device, causes the client device to display an endpoint device indicator in a three dimensional graphic visualization using a first set of visual characteristics determined based on the endpoint device data; and transmitting the wireless coverage data to the client device, wherein, when the wireless coverage data is received by the client device, causes the client device to display a wireless coverage indicator in the three dimensional graphic visualization using a second set of visual characteristics determined based on the wireless coverage data..
Cisco Technology, Inc.

Large area display and making same

A large area active-matrix organic light-emitting diode microdisplay and method for fabricating the same is provided which includes a panel having resolution of greater than 2,000 pixels per inch and a size of 1.4 or more inches for supporting the needs of virtual reality and augmented reality application.. .
Emagin Corporation

Method and system for compositing an augmented reality scene

Disclosed are systems and methods for compositing an augmented reality scene, the methods including the steps of extracting, by an extraction component into a memory of a data-processing machine, at least one object from a real-world image detected by a sensing device; geometrically reconstructing at least one virtual model from at least one object; and compositing ar content from at least one virtual model in order to augment the ar content on the real-world image, thereby creating ar scene. Preferably, the method further includes; extracting at least one annotation from the real-world image into the memory of the data-processing machine for modifying at least one virtual model according to at least one annotation.
Apple Inc.

Augmented reality personalization

A method is provided, such as for mobile augmented reality personalization. A front-facing camera of the mobile device acquires a first view of a user of the mobile device.
Here Global B.v.

Process and platform for lids

Embodiments provide an augmented reality system and process that involves a lid with machine readable indicia, a computing device with an application to capture and process the machine readable indicia and a remote server to generate a customized augmented reality experience. The augmented reality experience is generated based on one or more unique identifiers and machine readable indicia to provide a dynamic and engaging user experience..
Wade & Company Inc.

Augmented reality surgical technique guidance

A system and method for using augmented reality device for use during a surgical procedure are described. A system may include an augmented reality device to present a virtual indication, such as a virtual indication of a surgical instrument, a force vector, a direction, or the like.

Collaborative search for out of field of view augmented reality objects

A method includes receiving, by a first augmented reality device associated with a first user and from a second augmented reality device associated with a second user, identification of an object within a field of view of the second augmented reality device, wherein the object is outside a field of view of the first augmented device. The method includes displaying, on a display of the first augmented device, an identifier of the object..
International Business Machines Corporation

Placing and presenting virtual objects in an augmented reality environment

Systems described herein allow for placement and presentation of virtual objects using mobile devices with a single camera lens. A device receives, from a first mobile device, a target image captured from a camera and target image data collected contemporaneously with the target image.
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.

Reactive overlays of multiple representations using augmented reality

A computer system, method, and computer readable product are provided for conveying multiple representations of a concept to a user via augmented reality, with a mechanism to easily move between these multiple representations along multiple axes. In various embodiments, an augmented reality image is generated and displayed by a computing device.
International Business Machines Corporation

Feature tracking and dynamic feature addition in an augmented reality environment

A mobile device stores a target image and target image data collected contemporaneously with the target image. The mobile device receives a reference position indication that corresponds to the target image data and receives a video feed from a camera while the mobile device is in the reference position.
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.

Foreground identification for virtual objects in an augmented reality environment

Systems described herein apply visual computer-generated elements into real-world images with an appearance of depth by using information available via conventional mobile devices. The systems receive a reference image and reference image data collected contemporaneously with the reference image.
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.

3d document editing system

A 3d document editing system and graphical user interface (gui) that includes a virtual reality and/or augmented reality device and an input device (e.g., keyboard) that implements sensing technology for detecting gestures by a user. Using the system, portions of a document can be placed at or moved to various z-depths in a 3d virtual space provided by the vr device to provide 3d effects in the document.
Apple Inc.

Augmented-reality-based interactive authoring-service-providing system

The present invention includes: a wearable device including a head mounted display (hmd); an augmented reality service providing terminal paired with the wearable device and configured to reproduce content corresponding to a scenario-based preset flow via a gui interface, overlay corresponding objects in a three-dimensional (3d) space being viewed from the wearable device when an interrupt occurs in an object formed in the content to thereby generate an augmented reality image, convert a state of each of the overlaid objects according to a user's gesture, and convert location regions of the objects based on motion information sensed by a motion sensor; and a pointing device including a magnetic sensor and configured to select or activate an object output from the augmented reality service providing terminal.. .
Korea Advanced Institute Of Science And Technology

Wearable electronic, multi-sensory, human/machine, human/human interfaces

A wearable haptic humaxi/machine interface (hhmi) receives electrical activity from muscles and nerves of a user. An electrical signal is determined having characteristics based on the received electrical activity.

Virtual reality/augmented reality apparatus and method

A virtual reality apparatus and method are described. For example, one embodiment of an apparatus comprises: a compute cluster comprising global illumination circuitry and/or logic to perform global illumination operations on graphics data in response to execution of a virtual reality application and to responsively generate a stream of samples; a filtering/compression module to perform filtering and/or compression operations on the stream of samples to generate filtered/compressed samples; a network interface to communicatively couple the compute cluster to a network, the filtered/compressed samples to be streamed over the network; a render node to receive the filtered/compressed samples streamed over the network, the render node comprising: decompression circuitry/logic to decompress the filtered/compressed samples to generate decompressed samples; a sample buffer to store the decompressed samples; and sample insertion circuitry/logic to asynchronously insert samples into a light field rendered by a light field rendering circuit/logic..

Virtual and augmented reality using high-throughput wireless visual data transmission

A computer-implemented method includes tracking, using a computer processor, a position of a receiver in real space. A set of images is generated, using the computer processor, where the set of images represents a position of the receiver in virtual space, and where the position of the receiver in virtual space corresponds to the position of the receiver in real space.
International Business Machines Corporation

Augmented reality spectroscopy

In some embodiments, a system comprises a head-mounted frame removably coupleable to the user's head; one or more light sources coupled to the head-mounted frame and configured to emit light with at least two different wavelengths toward a target object in an irradiation field of view of the light sources; one or more electromagnetic radiation detectors coupled to the head-mounted member and configured to receive light reflected after encountering the target object; and a controller operatively coupled to the one or more light sources and detectors and configured to determine and display an output indicating the identity or property of the target object as determined by the light properties measured by the detectors in relation to the light properties emitted by the light sources.. .
Magic Leap, Inc.

Systems and methods for improved data integration in augmented reality architectures

Systems and methods are provided for improved data integration in augmented reality devices. The systems and methods include obtaining contextual information associated with an individual and device information associated with an augmented reality device associated with the individual from the augmented reality device, obtaining a plurality of data sets associated with the individual or augmented reality device from a plurality of data sources, determining a subset of information from the data sets that is relevant to the individual or the augmented reality device wherein the relevancy of the subset of information is based on an analysis of the contextual information and the device information, generating display data based on the determined subset of information, providing the display data to the augmented reality device for display on the augmented reality device wherein a graphical overlay representative of the display data is displayed in front of the individual's field of view..
Navitaire Llc

Virtual push-to-talk button

A method and apparatus for providing a virtual push-to-talk (ptt) button is provided herein. During operation, an augmented reality and object recognition circuitry will detect user's fingers and a free surface near the fingers by analyzing image captured by camera.
Motorola Solutions, Inc

Virtual reality, augmented reality, and mixed reality systems with spatialized audio

A spatialized audio system includes a sensor to detect a head pose of a listener. The system also includes a processor to render audio data in first and second stages.
Magic Leap, Inc.

Augmented reality visualization device for network security

Systems and methods for managing network security events with the assistance of augmented reality are provided. According to one embodiment, a reality image of a network object is captured by an augmented reality device.
Fortinet, Inc.

Displays with multiple scanning modes

An electronic device may include a display such as a light-emitting diode display. The electronic device may be a head-mounted device that provides a virtual reality or augmented reality environment to a user.
Apple Inc.

Displays with multiple scanning modes

An electronic device may include a display such as a light-emitting diode display. The electronic device may be a head-mounted device that provides a virtual reality or augmented reality environment to a user.
Apple Inc.

Implementations of various methods to create economic incentives to directly link users of a social network or social network reality game to actual projects and people within a charity or developing world area

Implementations of various systems and methods for using a social network, a game engine network and a network to provide users of the networks the ability to integrate their everyday personal and business transactions with charity projects and people globally. Users of the methods on the network will use a reality based game strategy and structure through the use of reality, augmented reality and mixed reality technologies to integrate and link their everyday tasks of personal and business transactions to charity network projects and users in an invention that formerly did not exist.

Constructing augmented reality environment with pre-computed lighting

Embodiments related to efficiently constructing an augmented reality environment with global illumination effects are disclosed. For example, one disclosed embodiment provides a method of displaying an augmented reality image via a display device.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Electronic apparatus, control method thereof, computer program, and computer-readable recording medium

Provided herein is a control method of an electronic apparatus. The control method of an electronic apparatus includes: detecting a crosswalk from an image data photographed in a camera during a period in which a vehicle is operated; generating an object indicating the detected crosswalk; and outputting the generated object through augmented reality..
Thinkware Corporation

Digital content interaction and navigation in virtual and augmented reality

Digital content interaction and navigation techniques and systems in virtual and augmented reality are described. In one example, techniques are employed to aid user interaction within a physical environment in which the user is disposed while viewing a virtual or augmented reality environment.
Adobe Systems Incorporated

Augmented reality telecommunications site modeling

Systems and method for augmented reality to visualize a telecommunications site for planning, engineering, and installing equipment include creating a three-dimensional (3d) model of a virtual object representing the equipment; providing the 3d model of the virtual object to an augmented reality server; providing a virtual environment representing the telecommunications site; obtaining the virtual object from the augmented reality server; and selectively inserting the virtual object in the virtual environment for one or more of planning, engineering, and installation associated with the telecommunications site.. .
Etak Systems, Llc

Dynamic augmented reality media creation

A technique for dynamic augmented reality media creation includes an analysis of received reality data. Augmentation data is identified based on the analysis of the reality data, and then augmented reality content is generated and displayed to the user on a display.
International Business Machines Corporation

Eye-protective shade for augmented reality smart glasses

An eye-protective shade for the ar (augmented reality) smart glasses is provided, including: an eye protection unit disposed in front of the ar smart glasses, wherein the eye protection unit is disposed with a pair of shading portions capable of filtering light, and the pair of the shading portions respectively correspond to a pair of semitransparent display portions disposed on the ar smart glasses, and the pair of shading portions are made of translucent material and/or opaque material; when reading digital information by use of the eye-protective shade along with the ar smart glasses, the eye-protective shade protects the user's eyeballs and the macula from direct light radiation while the peripheral retina is continuously in contact with external light sources. The present disclosure can change the user's reading habits and moderate visual fatigue when reading..

Systems and methods for transition between augmented reality and virtual reality

A display device system providing augmented reality (ar) and virtual reality (vr) displays in the same device and a method for switching between augmented reality and virtual reality modes in the embodiments of the device are disclosed. The system enables users to view an augmented reality setting, interact with objects, and switch to a virtual reality setting or vice versa without having to switch devices.
Eon Reality, Inc.

Peripheral device for head-mounted display

A head-mounted display (hmd) system includes an hmd device wearable upon a head of a user, and a peripheral device that is dockable with the hmd device. The peripheral device comprises a plurality of light source elements disposed along a perimeter of a face of the peripheral device and a peripheral electronic control system.

Wearable augmented reality device for golf play

A wearable augmented reality device for golf play assists a golfer who plays golf with a ball and a club, and includes a camera, a memory, a processor and a display. The camera captures an image of the ball and the club so as to obtain a captured image.
Jetstron Technologies Co., Ltd.

Methods, devices and systems for automatic zoom when playing an augmented scene

The present disclosure relates to methods, apparatus and systems for automatically adapt the zoom coefficient of the camera of a system when running an augmented reality application. A pose estimation is performed for the camera which captures the real scene and the boundaries of the ar scene are calculated.
Thomson Licensing

Augmented reality exposure therapy and motor skills training

An exemplary system may include an augmented reality device with a user interface, a processor and memory having a program communicatively connected to the processor. A transceiver may be communicatively connected to a practitioner device for real-time practitioner guidance.
Wayne State University

Systems and methods for providing real-time composite video from multiple source devices featuring augmented reality elements

Systems and methods for superimposing the human elements of video generated by computing devices, wherein a first user device and second user device capture and transmit video to a central server which analyzes the video to identify and extract human elements, superimpose these human elements upon one another, adds in at least one augmented reality element, and then transmits the newly created superimposed video back to at least one of the user devices.. .

Displaying location-based rules on augmented reality glasses

augmented reality glasses include: a wearable frame; a lens attached to the wearable frame; a positioning device for determining a physical location and a field of view of a user of the augmented reality glasses; a receiver for receiving one or more rules from a mapping service, where the mapping service identifies activities prohibited from being performed by the user at the physical location, where a graphical information generator generates icon representations describing the prohibited activities; a display coupled to the wearable frame, where the display overlays graphical information onto the lens of the wearable; and one or more processors for: determining that a vehicle within the field of view for the user is transporting a particular person; determining that photographing the particular person is unauthorized; and overlaying a “no photography” icon over an image of the vehicle on the lens of the augmented reality eyeglasses.. .
International Business Machines Corporation

Sensor fusion eye-tracking applications

Eye-tracking systems and methods for use in consumer-class virtual reality (vr)/augmented reality (ar) applications, among other uses, are described. Certain embodiments combine optical eye tracking that uses camera-based pupil and corneal reflection detection with optical flow hardware running at a higher frequency.
Valve Corporation

Voice-driven interface to control multi-layered content in a head mounted display

The present disclosure relates to user interfaces for virtual reality and augmented reality head mounted displays. One embodiment of the present disclosure involves: (i) initializing an application instance for interacting with multi-layered media content output to a head-mounted display; (ii) receiving digitized speech and processing the digitized speech to extract text; (iii) comparing one or more words from the extracted text with a predefined keyword list to determine a response identifier; (iv) determining if the response identifier matches a response identifier stored in a database; and (v) if the response identifier matches a response identifier stored in the database, triggering an action in the application instance or retrieving from the database metadata associated with a media layer of the multi-layered media content..
Allomind, Inc.

Embedded grasp sensing devices, systems, and methods

Implementations of the present invention relate to apparatuses, systems, and methods for measuring the grasp state, position, or hand pose of a user's hand relative to a device, which could be used as an input for human-machine input, augmented reality, virtual reality, video games, or tele-manipulation. The device may include a plurality of grasp sensors embedded within the device.
Tactical Haptics

Virtual reality, augmented reality, and mixed reality systems including thick media and related methods

A head worn imaging system includes a light source configured to generate a light beam. The system also includes a light guiding optical element having a thickness between 0.1 and 1.5 mm and configured to propagate at least a portion of the light beam by total internal reflection.
Magic Leap, Inc.

Heads-up display windshield

A motor vehicle heads-up display system includes an organic light emitting diode (oled) screen positioned in contact with a motor vehicle windshield. The oled screen includes a screen portion used to display augmented reality projection data.
Dura Operating, Llc

Vehicle user interface apparatus and vehicle

Disclosed is a vehicle user interface apparatus including a display unit, an interface, and a processor configured to receive a vehicle external image via the interface, specify a first area corresponding to a preset point of interest (poi) in the vehicle external image, control the display unit to display a graphic object of augmented reality on the vehicle external image to point out the first area, and control the display unit to display the graphic object along a travel lane to point out the first area.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.

Method of controlling lighting sources, corresponding system and computer program product

According to the present disclosure, lighting sources having operating parameter(s) which is controllable in lighting sequence(s) as a function of a time code data set coupled with the sequence, are controlled in cooperation with virtual/augmented reality device(s), by: providing a repository of operating data files for the sources, coupled with the lighting sources, with each data file including time code data set(s) for lighting sequence(s) for a source among the lighting sources, retrieving in the data repository operating data file(s) coupled with a selected one of the lighting sources, and detecting a virtual/augmented reality signal from the virtual/augmented reality device(s), indicative of the fact that the virtual/augmented reality device is gazing at and/or is recognizing the selected lighting source, and operating the selected lighting source by controlling the operating parameter(s) as a function of the operating data included in the operating data file retrieved and of the virtual/augmented reality signal.. .
Clay Paky S.p.a.

Headphones with interactive display

A novel headphone system includes a first speaker assembly, a second speaker assembly, and an interactive visual display system. The interactive visual display system includes a display operative to output visual contents according to interaction with a user.

Modular camera drone

A camera drone has an array of eight camera-light units arranged so as to enable capture of photographs and video providing a spherical 360°×360° field of view. Such an expansive field of view enables image capture for use in virtual reality, augmented reality, and similar uses.
Swl Robotics, Inc.

Virtual and augmented reality systems and methods

A virtual or augmented reality display system that controls a display using control information included with the virtual or augmented reality imagery that is intended to be shown on the display. The control information can be used to specify one of multiple possible display depth planes.
Magic Leap, Inc.

Mobile terminal and operating thereof

A mobile terminal includes a camera, a display configured to display a real image projected by the camera, and a controller configured to recognize the real image to request a traveling path corresponding to the real image from a robot cleaner, to generate an augmented reality (ar) image of the traveling path based on the traveling path received from the robot cleaner, and to display the ar image to be superimposed on the real image.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.

Augmented reality apparatus and system, as well as image processing

An augmented reality apparatus and system, an image processing method, and device are presented. The augmented reality system includes an augmented reality server and at least two augmented reality apparatuses.
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.

Personalized video-based augmented reality

In current systems, augmented reality graphics is generated at a central broadcast facility or studio where it is combined with the video that is transmitted to subscribers. By contrast, in the described system, the studio does not generate the graphics, but transmits video together with real-time metadata to the end-user set-top device.
Avid Technology, Inc.

Method of ground adjustment for in-vehicle augmented reality systems

The disclosure includes implementations for providing ground adjustment for an in-vehicle augmented reality system. A system may include a three-dimensional heads-up display unit (“3d hud”) installed in a vehicle.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Digital content rendering coordination in augmented reality

Digital content rendering coordination techniques in augmented reality are described. In one example, a user is provided with a first display device via which an augmented reality environment is to be viewed that includes at least a partial view of a physical environment.
Adobe Systems Incorporated

Continuous time warp and binocular time warp for virtual and augmented reality display systems and methods

Embodiments of the present disclosure relate to continuous and/or binocular time warping methods to account for head movement of the user without having to re-render a displayed image. Continuous time warping allows for transformation of an image from a first perspective to a second perspective of the viewer without having to re-render the image from the second perspective.
Magic Leap, Inc.

Systems and methods for displaying a control scheme over virtual reality content

Systems and methods for displaying a control scheme according to various aspects of the present technology include a generating and displaying a control scheme over interactive content displayed on a personal display headset. In one embodiment, the control scheme is superimposed over the interactive content displayed on a headset at the same time the control scheme is active on a secondary control device such as a tablet or smartphone.
Fighter Base Publishing Inc.

System for inspecting objects using augmented reality

A method of comparing measured three-dimensional (3d) measurement data to an object is provided. The method includes obtaining 3d coordinates on the object with a 3d measurement device to measure at least one dimensional characteristic.
Faro Technologies, Inc.

Augmented reality virtual reality touchless palm print identification

A computing platform is described to match a palm digital representation to a palm template. The platform includes logic causing presenting a viewfinder image including an image stream and/or a cue appearing to reside substantially in front of a user to guide the user to align a palm at a position within a field of view of a camera; capturing a set of images using the camera; processing the set of images to determine a set of identifying features of the palm; and comparing the set of identified features with enrolled palm prints to identify the palm..
Redrock Biometrics, Inc.

Augmented reality application for mobile devices

Systems and methods are provided for providing an instruction set to a user for assembling, repairing, or maintaining a manufacturable entity. The method includes utilizing an input device to inspect one or more unassembled parts of the manufacturable entity, recognizing, using the input device, an unassembled part from the one or more unassembled parts, wherein the input device is coupled to an electronic device, determining a correct location and relationship of the recognized unassembled part in relation to one or more of the one or more unassembled parts in a pre-assembled structure, and displaying, on a display, an animation in an augmented reality computing environment demonstrating the relationship between the recognized unassembled part and the one or more unassembled parts, both in regard to each other and to the structure itself..

Virtual reality system for providing secured information

A virtual reality (vr) or augmented reality (ar) system can be implemented for providing secured access to information and that is navigable using head or eye movements. The system can provide a three-dimensional environment that includes scenes with information that is available to all of the scenes and with secured information from an external source.
Branch Banking And Trust Company

Strain measurement ring

A strain measurement ring measures strain information describing deformation of a strain-sensitive element included in the strain measurement ring due to movement of a user's finger. The strain measurement ring includes a semi-rigid band coupled to a deformable band, which together encompass a portion of the user's body.
Oculus Vr, Llc

System for occlusion adjustment for in-vehicle augmented reality systems

The disclosure includes embodiments for providing occlusion adjustment for an in-vehicle augmented reality system. A system may include a three-dimensional heads-up display unit (“3d hud”) installed in a vehicle.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Manipulating virtual objects with six degree-of-freedom controllers in an augmented and/or virtual reality environment

A system for combining six degree of freedom (6dof) inputs, or positional and orientation inputs, from multiple 6dof controllers in an augmented reality (ar) environment and/or a virtual reality (vr) environment is provided. In response to the detected movement of multiple controllers, and in particular, rotational movement of the multiple controllers providing user inputs in a virtual reality environment, the detected movements of the multiple controllers may be resolved to a single, common coordinate system to determine intended input to be applied to a selected virtual object in the virtual environment.
Google Inc.

System and augmented reality head up display for vehicles

What is disclosed is a method for augmented reality head up display in a user vehicle comprising: capturing, by input devices, input data; receiving, by a communications manager, said captured input data from said input devices; receiving, by said communications manager, data from a communications path from at least one of a data center, and one or more external parties; providing, by said communications manager, said received captured input data from said input devices, and said data received from said communications path to a central processing unit (cpu) coupled to said communications manager; generating, by said cpu, custom data based on at least one of said received captured input data, and said data received from said communications path; and displaying, by a windshield projector, said generated custom data on a windshield of said vehicle.. .
8696322 Canada Inc.

Augmented reality visualization device

A visualization device allows a user to be immersed in visual content by projecting the visual content to the user. A projection element is positioned such that visual content projected from the projection element is reflected off of a mirror, which is angled such that the reflected projection is reflected onto a lens doublet.
Gopro, Inc.

Vehicle-mounted augmented reality systems, methods, and devices

The present disclosure discloses a vehicle-mounted augmented reality system, method, and device. The system comprises a spectacles device and a vehicle body device.
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.

Robot cleaner and a system including the same

A robot cleaner includes a camera, a display unit configured to display a cleaning region projected by the camera, a communication unit configured to perform communication with a mobile terminal to receive an image including the cleaning region captured by the mobile terminal, and a control unit configured to search a cleaning region based on a traveling path of the robot cleaner, to predict an estimated traveling path of the robot cleaner based on the cleaning region and the image including the cleaning region, to generate an augmented reality (ar) image of the estimated traveling path, and to display the ar image to be superimposed on the image including the cleaning region.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.

Robot cleaner, operating the same, and augmented reality system

A robot cleaner includes a display unit, a camera unit configured to capture an image of a cleaning region when cleaning starts, a dust sensor configured to output a sensed signal corresponding to an amount of dust sucked in the cleaning region, and a control unit configured to calculate the amount of dust based on the sensed signal, to start an augmented reality (ar) mode when cleaning ends, to generate an ar image corresponding to the amount of dust, and to control the display module to superimpose the ar image on the image.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.

Systems and methods for detection and/or correction of pixel luminosity and/or chrominance response variation in displays

Methods and systems are disclosed for measuring pixel-by-pixel luminosity and/or chrominance variations on a display, encoding and/or storing the measurements as a set of global and/or pixel-by-pixel correction factors, and/or digitally manipulating imagery with the inverse effect as the measured variations, such that the appearance of visual artifacts caused by the variations is reduced. These methods and systems may be used, for example, as part of the production process for virtual reality headsets, as well as in other applications that make high-fidelity use of displays exhibiting such artifacts (e.g., cell phones, watches, augmented reality displays, and the like)..
Valve Corporation

Occluding augmented reality content or thermal imagery for simultaneous display

A wearable computing device provides augmented reality images of an environment in which the wearable computing device is worn. The wearable computing device is configured to detect one or more objects in the environment and acquire, by one or more cameras of the wearable computing device, one or more thermal images of at least one object of the detected one or more objects.
Daqri, Llc

Augmented reality experience enhancement method and apparatus

Apparatus and method to facilitate augmented reality (ar) experience are disclosed herein. One or more modules to be executed by one or more processors to provide a particular ar content element within an ar experience in progress for a user, in view of a particular real world event, may be provided.
Intel Corporation

Ar/vr device virtualisation

Methods, apparatuses and computer-readable media for virtualizing a physical device using an augmented reality (ar) or virtual reality (vr) virtualized or partially virtualized device (an ar/vr device) are provided. In particular, first data of a user interaction with the physical device is received by the ar/vr device from the physical device.
Blackberry Limited

Method for a user interface

This invention is related to displaying three-dimensional views and three-dimensional objects on a two-dimensional screen. More specifically, this invention is related to user interfaces of software displaying three-dimensional objects.
Gribbing Oy

Augmented reality display device with deep learning sensors

A head-mounted augmented reality (ar) device can include a hardware processor programmed to receive different types of sensor data from a plurality of sensors (e.g., an inertial measurement unit, an outward-facing camera, a depth sensing camera, an eye imaging camera, or a microphone); and determining an event of a plurality of events using the different types of sensor data and a hydra neural network (e.g., face recognition, visual search, gesture identification, semantic segmentation, object detection, lighting detection, simultaneous localization and mapping, relocalization).. .
Magic Leap, Inc.

Integrating augmented reality content and thermal imagery

A wearable computing device provides augmented reality images of an environment in which the wearable computing device is worn. The wearable computing device is configured to detect one or more objects in the environment and acquire, by one or more cameras of the wearable computing device, one or more thermal images of at least one object of the detected one or more objects.
Daqri, Llc

Augmented reality memorial

Some embodiments are directed to information systems, assemblies and funerary markers employing augmented reality for the commemoration of deceased individuals. Mobile devices are employed to decode digital tags that locate commemorative content, to map the position and geometry of a headstone, and to display the commemorative content in semantic context with the headstone.

System and communicating inputs and outputs via a wearable apparatus

A system is disclosed comprising one or more of a wearable controller, a wearable apparatus such as a “smart” glove, a mobile device or mobile computer, and operating software, preferably in wireless communication with each other. In one embodiment, these components allow a user to create inputs through their gestures, movements and contacts with other surfaces, which facilitates the ability of the user to perform, edit, remix and produce musical compositions, or enhance a virtual/augmented reality or gaming environment, for example..

Indirect-view augmented reality display system

An augmented reality display system utilized in computing platforms such as wearable head-mounted display (hmd) devices includes a virtual reality display that is located in front of a user's eyes to provide a direct view of virtual world images. An optical periscope, comprising reflective or diffractive optical systems, is configured to provide an indirect view of the real world.

Diffractive eyepiece

An eyepiece and waveguide for viewing a projected image in a virtual reality and augmented reality imaging and visualization system. The waveguide may include a substrate for guiding light.
Magic Leap, Inc.

Anchors for location-based navigation and augmented reality applications

A method for encoding information includes specifying a digital value and providing a symbol (28, 70, 80, 90, 100) comprising a plurality of polygons (72, 82, 92, 94, 102) meeting at a common vertex (74, 84, 96, 98, 104) and having different, respective colors selected so as to encode the specified digital value.. .
Sodyo Ltd.

Tactile feedback augmented reality and virtual reality systems

A tactile feedback system for use with a virtual reality system comprises a support structure and tactile feedback units coupled to and spaced apart around the support structure. A microcontroller is coupled to the tactile feedback units to independently control their activation.
Activision Publishing, Inc.

Tactile feedback augmented reality and virtual reality systems

A tactile feedback system for use with a virtual reality system comprises a support structure and tactile feedback units coupled to and spaced apart around the support structure. A microcontroller is coupled to the tactile feedback units to independently control their activation.
Activision Publishing, Inc.

Dynamic display customizing a controller in a display system

A method, or corresponding dynamic display system, for customizing a controller of a display system includes presenting a visual stimulus to a subject at at least one known location relative to the subject's eye gaze; measuring brain activity of the subject's left and right brain hemispheres in response to the subject's viewing of the stimulus; processing the measured brain activity to determine a frequency-dependent metric of the measured brain activity; assessing independent cognitive capacities of the subject's left and right brain hemispheres based on the frequency-dependent metric; and adjusting a function of the controller in the display system according to the assessed independent capacities, such as by adjusting the function to change a stimulus load in a visual hemifield according to the brain activity in the contralateral brain hemisphere. Example applications include head-up display (hud), augmented reality (ar) or virtual reality (vr) display systems, and brain injury assessment systems..
Massachusetts Institute Of Technology

System and small cell based augmented reality

Information such as navigation information is delivered to a mobile device user in a cellular communications network via a device other than the mobile device. A small cell telecommunications base station receives from the mobile device an identification of the mobile device, and determines a location of the user within the small cell.
At&t Intellectual Property 1, L.p.



Augmented Reality topics:
  • Augmented Reality
  • User Experience
  • Electronic Commerce
  • Enhancement
  • Transactions
  • Simulation
  • Data Mining
  • Localization
  • Object Database
  • High Contrast
  • Contrast Ratio
  • Vehicle Location
  • Social Networking
  • Networking
  • Social Network


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