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 Digital authentication using augmented  reality patent thumbnailDigital authentication using augmented reality
An augmented reality (ar) interactive system and method is provided. In one embodiment the systems comprises a user interface configured to receive user input, a processor configured to manage user input data, and a display in processing communication with one another and said user interface via said processor.
Thomson Licensing


 Augmented reality product preview patent thumbnailAugmented reality product preview
Systems and methods for displaying 3d containers in a computer generated environment are described. A computing device may provide a user with a catalog of objects which may be purchased.
A9.com, Inc.


 Augmented reality  user health analysis patent thumbnailAugmented reality user health analysis
augmented reality systems and methods for user health analysis. Methods for user health analysis may include collecting data for an initial prediction model and continuing to collect additional data based on one or more data criteria.
Magic Leap, Inc.


 Systems and methods for computer assisted operation patent thumbnailSystems and methods for computer assisted operation
An augmented reality method includes selecting an image of an object to be installed; converting the image into a 3d model; capturing a view of an environment and selecting a place to insert the 3d model; overlaying the 3d model with the view of the environment in a mashed-up and aligned manner wherein the 3d model view is displayed contemporaneously and contiguously to form an augmented reality view; and enabling user interaction with the displayed 3d model view to update the 3d model of the environment in the 3d modeling system.. .

 Visualization technique for ground-penetrating radar patent thumbnailVisualization technique for ground-penetrating radar
Ground-penetrating radar (gpr) technology enables the detection of hidden objects that are underground or behind walls or other such surfaces. Embodiments of the present invention provide a realistic visualization of the hidden objects through so-called augmented reality techniques.
Us Radar, Inc.


 Augmented reality image analysis methods for the virtual fashion items worn patent thumbnailAugmented reality image analysis methods for the virtual fashion items worn
An image analysis method for virtual wear fashion items worn on the head portion of a person such as hats, earrings, and glasses in augmented reality is provided. The image analysis method includes: step a, receiving a user smart devices; step b, a smart device that can shoot the head portion of the user obtain the video in real time; step c, extracting feature information about the smart devices in the nose, mouth, forehead, ears, by the eye of the user's face from a real-time video; step d, generating the characteristic point based on the feature information for tracking the feature points in accordance with the movement of the head part video; and step e, synthesizing the virtual image of the product to fashion the head portions of the video of the variable so as to correspond to the movement of the feature point..

 User guidance system and method, use of an augmented reality device patent thumbnailUser guidance system and method, use of an augmented reality device
The present disclosure relates to an augmented reality based user guidance system for multi-step medical procedures, the system comprising an augmented reality device (10, 30) comprising a display unit (14, 34) arranged to present artificial information that can be overlaid on an original scene, a sensor unit (18, 38), a processing unit (22, 42), at least one first marker (142, 144, 146, 148) that can be detected by the augmented reality device (10, 30), wherein the at least one first marker (142, 144, 146, 148) is associated with an object (132, 134, 136, 138) to be used in a defined step of the medical procedure, wherein the medical procedure comprises at least one step that requires a user action, wherein the augmented reality device (10, 30) is arranged to monitor a scene and to detect and track the at least one first marker (142, 144, 146, 148), provide user guidance to execute the medical procedure, detect whether user actions comply with the medical procedure, based on a detected state of the at least one first marker (142, 144, 146, 148), and when the augmented reality device (10, 30) detects an erroneous user action, provide corrective user feedback to the user. The disclosure further relates to a corresponding method and to a use of an augmented reality device (10, 30) in a system for user guidance..
Koninklijke Philips N.v.


 Building and security management system with augmented reality interface patent thumbnailBuilding and security management system with augmented reality interface
A building management system includes a first device of building equipment, a camera, and a user interface system. The camera collects a first camera feed displaying an image of the first device of building equipment.
Johnson Controls Technology Company


 Airborne haptic feedback device patent thumbnailAirborne haptic feedback device
In a virtual or augmented reality system, a module with multiple contact points may provide haptic output associated with a virtual object being held or manipulated by a user's hand. A drone-like airborne device may keep such a module hovering close to the user and provide just-in-time contact and other types of haptic feedback when needed.

 Structural health monitoring system with the identification of the damage through a device based in augmented reality technology patent thumbnailStructural health monitoring system with the identification of the damage through a device based in augmented reality technology
An inspection system for assessing and visualizing structural damage to a structural platform comprises sensors operatively coupled to the structural platform that assess structural damage to or failure of the structural platform. A structural health monitoring processor operatively coupled to the sensors determines structural damage in response to the sensors.
Embraer S.a.


Method for calibrating an augmented reality visual rendering system comprising at least one display device that is partially transparent with respect to the user thereof, and associated system

A method for calibrating an augmented reality visual rendering system comprising at least one display device partially transparent with respect to the user thereof, comprises carrying out the steps of: displaying a two-dimensional calibration curve on a partially transparent display device of the partially transparent display device; recording a three-dimensional curve described by the user by a three-dimensional pointing device so that the trajectory described by the three-dimensional pointing device is aligned, according to the viewpoint of the user, with the two-dimensional calibration curve displayed on the display device; and matching the three-dimensional curve and the two-dimensional calibration curve displayed on the display device; and comprising a step of calibrating the augmented reality visual rendering system by determining the parameters of a model to represent the set comprising the eye of the user 1 and the partially transparent display device of the partially transparent display device at which the eye is looking, on the basis of matching.. .
Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives

Augmented reality visual wi-fi signal

A method includes identifying a location of at least on of a plurality of electronic devices within an area of interest. The method includes, based on at least the location of the at least one of the plurality of electronic devices, determining signal strength at a plurality of points within the area of interest.

Online conference broadcast using broadcast component

An online conferencing system that provides an automatic mechanism to broadcast an online conference. A video gathering component gathers video streams for each of at least some of the current participants in the online conference.

Multi-mode remote collaboration

Generally discussed herein are systems and apparatuses for multi-mode collaboration between entities in different jurisdictions. According to an example a technique can include determining a location of a remote communication device by at least one of a global positioning system (gps), low frequency (lf) atomic time radio, earth magnetic signature, internet protocol (ip) address, and cell phone tower triangulation, determine regulations regarding communication from an internal network to the remote device based on the determined location, and configure the remote device to transmit and receive communications in a manner compliant with the determined regulations including one of voice over internet protocol (voip) communication, hypertext transfer protocol (http) communication, text communication, voice communication, video communication, and augmented reality communication..

Indicating the geographic origin of a digitally-mediated communication

Technologies are described for indicating a geographic origin of a digitally-mediated communication relative to a location of a recipient by presenting the indication in an augmented reality scene. For example, an augmented reality scene can be presented to the recipient.

Managing the display of assets in augmented reality mode

The present document describes a system and method for managing the display of assets associated with images captured during an ar experience to avoid congesting the display device of the portable device used for the ar experience. The method comprising capturing images of an object; receiving a plurality of assets associated with the object being captured from a remote server; detecting the pov from which the images were taken; selecting, from the plurality of assets, a first subset of assets associated with the pov; and displaying on the display device one or more assets pertaining to the first subset only.

System and very large-scale communication and asynchronous documentation in virtual reality and augmented reality environments enabling guided tours of shared design alternatives

The invention disclosed herein provides systems and methods for simplifying augmented reality or virtual augmented reality based communication collaboration, and decision making through a streamlined user interface framework that enables both synchronous and asynchronous interactions in immersive environments.. .

Assembly instruction system and assembly instruction method

Assembly instruction system includes at least one depth camera, database, processor, and display. Depth camera captures first object image.

Online engine for 3d components

Techniques for designing an online engine generating 3d components responsive to user queries. In an aspect, the online engine receives workflow data generated by a user.

Remote touchscreen interface for virtual reality, augmented reality and mixed reality devices

The invention relates to a method for inputting instructions, with remote touchscreen devices connected by network connections to virtual reality (vr), augmented reality (ar) or mixed reality (mr) devices, to change the devices' operation, having the following steps: record user inputs with the devices, change the operation of the devices, change what is displayed by the devices including movement through virtual environments and of virtual objects, and provide visual, audio, haptic or other feedback via the devices.. .

Display for personal immersion apparatus

The present disclosure relates to a display for a personal immersion apparatus for embodying the virtual reality or the augmented reality. The present disclosure suggests a display for a personal immersion apparatus comprising: a display panel; and an imaging lens; wherein the display panel includes: a plurality of pixel areas disposed on a substrate; an emission area defined in the each pixel area; a non-emission area surrounding the emission area in the each pixel area; and a micro deflector configured to deflect lights scattered over the non-emission area from the emission area to a normal direction with respect to a surface of the substrate, and to provide the deflected lights to the imaging lens, and wherein the imaging lens is disposed apart from the display panel with a focal length of the imaging lens..

Augmented reality patient interface device fitting appratus

An augmented reality apparatus for facilitating a patient interface device fitting process includes a device or system for providing a real-time image of the patient, and a processor apparatus structured to: (i) store a plurality of augmented reality component data files, each of the augmented reality component data files relating to either a structure or an aspect of one or more particular patient interface devices or a problem that may be encountered in the fitting process, and (ii) cause an augmented real-time image to be created and transmitted by the augmented reality apparatus by augmenting the real-time image using at least one of the augmented reality component data files.. .

Integrated digital network management platform

A digital network assistant which can detect network anomalies, identify actions likely to remediate them, and assist the user in carrying out those actions. In particular, a digital network assistant constantly monitors data streams associated with the network to determine key performance indicators for the network.
Netsights360

Integrated digital network management platform

A digital network assistant which can detect network anomalies, identify actions likely to remediate them, and assist the user in carrying out those actions. In particular, a digital network assistant constantly monitors data streams associated with the network to determine key performance indicators for the network.
Netsights360

System and implementing augmented reality via three-dimensional painting

Disclosed is an augmented reality system, including: an augmented reality apparatus including: an image acquisition unit configured to acquire an image of an augmented reality 3d marker attached to a real object; a marker analysis unit configured to analyze the image and obtain a 3d feature of the augmented reality 3d marker based on a predetermined image parameter of the image; and an augment process unit configured to perform a corresponding augmented reality process based on the 3d feature. An augmented reality method is also disclosed.
Senmedia Limited

System and enabling synchronous and asynchronous decision making in augmented reality and virtual augmented reality environments enabling guided tours of shared design alternatives

The invention disclosed herein provides systems and methods for simplifying augmented reality or virtual augmented reality based communication collaboration, and decision making through a streamlined user interface framework that enables both synchronous and asynchronous interactions in immersive environments.. .
30 60 90 Corporation

System and very large-scale communication and asynchronous documentation in virtual reality and augmented reality environments

The invention disclosed herein provides systems and methods for simplifying virtual reality (vr), augmented reality (ar), or virtual augmented reality (var) based communication and collaboration through a streamlined user interface framework that enables both synchronous and asynchronous interactions in immersive environments.. .

Wearable device and vehicle diagnosis apparatus including the same

This disclosure provides a wearable device providing a user with information required for diagnosis and repair of a vehicle using an augmented reality image and receiving a control instruction of the user by a gesture, eye gaze, or speech and a vehicle diagnosis apparatus including the same. The vehicle diagnosis apparatus includes a wearable device configured to acquire a forward image of a user; a controller configured to recognize at least one selected from the group consisting of a gesture and an eye gaze of the user from the forward image and determine a part of a vehicle corresponding to a position of the recognized gesture or the recognized eye gaze; and a communication device configured to transmit a diagnostic trouble code (dtc) request message about the determined part to the vehicle and receive a dtc about the determined part from the vehicle..
Kia Motors Corporation

System and very large-scale communication and asynchronous documentation in virtual reality and augmented reality environments

The invention disclosed herein provides systems and methods for simplifying virtual reality (vr), augmented reality (ar), or virtual augmented reality (var) based communication and collaboration through a streamlined user interface framework that enables both synchronous and asynchronous interactions in immersive environments.. .

Virtual reality applications

augmented reality technology is described. The technology can detect objects in a scene, identifying one or more installed or available applications based on the detected objects, and place icons representing the identified applications proximate to the detected objects in a display of the scene, e.g., so that a user can start or install the identified applications.
Empire Technology Development Llc

Method and system for creating a personalized experience in connection with a stored value token

A method for creating an augmented reality experience. The method includes receiving a value to associate with a stored value token, searching a database for one of products and services that are sold close to the value, matching at least one of a product and a service which is sold close to the value, and creating a record comprising a token identifier and a graphical item representing one of the product and service that is found during matching, receiving a request to initiate the augmented reality experience.
Home Depot Product Authority, Llc

Electromagnetic tracking with augmented reality systems

Head-mounted augmented reality (ar) devices can track pose of a wearer's head to provide a three-dimensional virtual representation of objects in the wearer's environment. An electromagnetic (em) tracking system can track head or body pose.
Magic Leap, Inc.

Apparatus and transforming augmented reality information of head-up display for vehicle

Provided are an apparatus and method for transforming augmented reality information of a head-up display (hud) for a vehicle. The apparatus for transforming augmented reality information of a head-up display for a vehicle includes a first projection transforming formula generation unit configured to extract a conjugate point by performing feature point matching on a first feature point of a forward recognition image of the vehicle input from a forward recognition camera and a second feature point of a first driver-based viewpoint image input from a driver-based viewpoint camera whose installation position is different from that of the forward recognition camera, and generate a first projection transforming formula; a second projection transforming formula generation unit configured to generate a second projection transforming formula using a straight-line intersection of a second driver-based viewpoint image, which is extracted from a second driver-based viewpoint image input from the driver-based viewpoint camera, and hud coordinates pre-defined on the hud; and an augmented reality information transformation unit configured to sequentially apply the generated first and second projection transforming formulas to recognition coordinates of a forward object, which is recognized from the first forward recognition image, to calculate primary and secondary transformation coordinates, and render the secondary transformation coordinates on the hud..
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Novel system and method adapted to enable simultaneous play of one or more sports games in the same facility with automated ball delivery, tracking and collection

The present invention comprises a unique system and method for providing adaptable ball delivery and tracking, including appropriate sensor hardware, interactive gameplay user interfaces and point of sales systems. The system and method of the present invention are especially relevant to baseball and softball as, among other components, the system comprises a vertical, ground-up soft toss ball delivery mechanism, automated player and ball-tracking devices, and ball-collection and transport systems.
Home Run Dugout Llc

Methods and technical and customer support for industrial cleaning devices

The present invention provides methods, systems, computer program products, and apparatuses for providing technical and/or customer support for one or more industrial cleaning devices. Various embodiments provide technical and/or customer support options for training users about one or more industrial cleaning devices and/or how to perform basic and/or regular maintenance tasks, assisting a user in troubleshooting an industrial cleaning device, accessing live customer support, and/or the like.

Image compensation for an occluding direct-view augmented reality system

Image compensation for an occluding direct-view augmented reality system is described. In one or more embodiments, an augmented reality apparatus includes an emissive display layer for presenting emissive graphics to an eye of a user and an attenuation display layer for presenting attenuation graphics between the emissive display layer and a real-world scene to block light of the real-world scene from the emissive graphics.

Method of image processing for an augmented reality application

An apparatus for and method of image processing in an augmented reality application is provided. The method includes the steps of: providing at least one image of a real environment; performing image processing in an augmented reality application with the at least one image employing visualization of overlaying digital information with visual impressions or the image of the real environment and employing vision-based processing or tracking; and adjusting at least one of a parameter and operating flow of the vision-based processing or tracking depending on at least one of the following: a usage of the image processing, a usage of the visualization, a visually perceivable property of the digital information or the real environment, a property of a display device employed in the visualization, or a manner in which a user is viewing the visualization..

System and linking and interacting between augmented reality and virtual reality environments

Systems and methods are described for linking and interacting between augmented reality (ar) and virtual reality (vr) environments. An ar host system may capture or retrieve data associated with an ar view of a first user's real-world environment.

Method, apparatus, and smart wearable device for fusing augmented reality and virtual reality

A method, apparatus and smart wearable device for fusing augmented reality and virtual reality are provided. The method for fusing augmented reality (ar) and virtual reality (vr), comprising acquiring real-world scene information collected by dual cameras mimicking human eyes in real time from an ar operation; based on virtual reality scene information from a vr operation and the acquired real-world scene information, generating a fused scene; and displaying the fused scene..

Augmented reality slide sorter

The present invention includes an apparatus and method that facilitates the manual sorting of slides into slide folders. The apparatus includes a horizontal display surface and a controller configured to receive slides and folders into which the slides are to be placed (or sorted).

Information/marketing/revenue system and method

Ar (comprising augmented reality, mixed reality, virtual reality and the use of visual recognition are new technologies that have yet to gain widespread acceptance let alone any type of consumer commercialization. The invention addresses many of the issues hindering its growth including boring content, static content, lack of sampling technology, no way to appropriately give as a gift or to collect and lack of information regarding the availability of various apps, cost, length of time for use, unattractive method of obtaining the ar functionality, non-functional method of selling ar to consumers as well as other factors.

Pneumatic augmented reality tactile feedback platform

The present invention provides devices, systems and methods for providing a user with haptic feedback, thus connecting the user with a virtual or remote environment. The device includes a plurality of fluid compartments that can be expanded or collapsed to provide tactile sensations to a user.

Occlusion-capable augmented reality display using cloaking optics

Embodiments herein describe ar systems that provide occluded ar content to a user while maintaining the perspective of the user. In one embodiment, the ar system includes an optical cloak that contains a mask display device and an ar display device and one or more focusing elements for focusing light captured from the user's environment.

Certificate of addition to spanish patent no. es 2 438 440 entitled "advanced device for welding training based on simulation with augmented reality and remotely updatable"

Certificate of addition to the spanish patent es 24 38 440 “advanced device for the welding training based on simulation with augmented reality and with remote updates”, has now an additional simulation over the electrode and an improved welding mask which enhances both the immersive experience and the user's sensations in order to provide more scenarios for the invention application in both the simulated and real welding.. .
Seabery Soluciones S.l.

System and automated visual content creation

Systems and methods are described for automated generation of augmented reality (ar) content. An exemplary method includes receiving video data from an image sensor of an ar device, identifying a two-dimensional (2-d) geometric feature depicted in the received video data, and generating a virtual three-dimensional (3-d) geometric element by extrapolating the 2-d geometric feature into three dimensions.
Pcms Holdings, Inc.

View-aware 360 degree video streaming

The present disclosure relates to systems and methods that deliver 360° video streams, which may be used in virtual reality and augmented reality content. Namely, a 360° video stream may be divided into a plurality of video streams, each stream of which corresponds to a portion of a viewing volume or viewing sphere.
Visbit Inc.

Augmented reality information displaying device and augmented reality information displaying method

An augmented reality information displaying device according to the embodiment includes a storage, a display-position deciding unit, and a display controller. The storage stores augmented reality information associated with a real position.
Fujitsu Ten Limited

Reputation sharing system using augmented reality systems

A method and system for operating a reputation sharing system is disclosed. The method includes detecting an object of interest at an augmented reality system.
Pcms Holdings, Inc.

Simulation augmented reality system for emergent behavior

Embodiments of the present invention provide an augmented reality by defining a model representing a real-world system. After defining the model, a plurality of model simulations are performed using the defined model which produce predicted field data that is stored in memory.
Dassault Systemes Simulia Corp.

Methods and systems for obtaining, analyzing, and generating vision performance data and modifying media based on the vision performance data

The present specification describes methods and systems for modifying a media, such as virtual reality, augmented reality, or mixed reality (vr/ar/mxr) media based on a vision profile and a target application. In embodiments of the specification, a sensory data exchange (sde) is created that enables identification of various vision profiles for users and user groups.
Vizzario, Inc.

Augmented reality systems and methods with variable focus lens elements

An augmented reality display system includes a pair of variable focus lens elements that sandwich a waveguide stack. One of the lens elements is positioned between the waveguide stack and a user's eye to correct for refractive errors in the focusing of light projected from the waveguide stack to that eye.
Magic Leap, Inc.

Systems and methods for augmented reality

An augmented reality system includes a light source configured to generate a virtual light beam. The system also includes a light guiding optical element having an entry portion, an exit portion, and a surface having a diverter disposed adjacent thereto.
Magic Leap, Inc.

Methods and systems for obtaining, aggregating, and analyzing vision data to assess a person's vision performance

The present specification describes methods and systems for modifying a media, such as virtual reality, augmented reality, or mixed reality (vr/ar/mxr) media based on a vision profile and a target application. In embodiments of the specification, a sensory data exchange (sde) is created that enables identification of various vision profiles for users and user groups.
Vizzario, Inc.

Augmented reality music composition

Systems and methods for re-arranging a musical composition using augmented reality are disclosed. A user can be provided with one or more physical image markers representative of at least one of a musical entity and a musical style in which a musical track has been pre-recorded.
Eidgenoessische Technische Hochschule Zurich

Methods and systems for real-time image and signal processing in augmented reality based communications

Disclosed herein are methods and systems for real-time image and signal processing in an augmented reality environment; for example, for video conferencing in a virtual environment of the participants' choice. In particular, image information of a real life object is extracted by separating the object from its actual environment in one or more images that are captured in real-time using a comprehensive characteristic-based mechanism.
Integem Inc

Virtual cues for augmented-reality pose alignment

A method includes determining a current pose of an augmented reality device in a physical space, and visually presenting, via a display of the augmented reality device, an augmented-reality view of the physical space including a predetermined pose cue indicating a predetermined pose in the physical space and a current pose cue indicating the current pose in the physical space.. .

Electromagnetic tracking of objects for mixed reality

A mixed reality system may comprise a head-mounted display (hmd) device with a location sensor from which the hmd device determines a location of the location sensor in space and a base station mounted a predetermined offset from the location sensor and configured to emit an electromagnetic field (emf). An emf sensor affixed to an object may be configured to sense a strength of the emf.

Preceding traffic alert system and method

Various systems and methods for providing alerts of preceding traffic are described herein. A system for providing alerts of preceding traffic comprising a processor installed on a trailing vehicle operated by a user, the processor to: receive image data from a camera and identify a preceding vehicle in front of the trailing vehicle; receive data from a distance sensor to detect a change in relative velocity between the preceding vehicle and the trailing vehicle that exceeds a threshold; and cause an augmented reality content to be displayed in a head-mounted display worn by the user, the augmented reality content to alert the user of the change in relative velocity..

Real-time and context based advertisement with augmented reality enhancement

Disclosed herein are methods and systems for real-time content-matched advertisement in an augmented reality environment. In particular, a plurality of integrated images of an extracted real life object in a virtual environment is provided at a computer device to a user.
Integem Inc.

Deviation-induced dynamic modulation of impulse response for detection and modeling

A wearable computing device includes a display device for displaying augmented reality (ar) images and a biometric monitor for monitoring biometric sensor data obtained by a biometric sensor. The biometric monitor determines whether the biometric data indicates that a user associated with the biometric data could be experiencing a health-related problem.
Daqri, Llc

Tiered code obfuscation in a development environment

A method for viewing a plurality of encrypted code displayed within an integrated development environment with a pair of augmented reality (ar) glasses. A plurality of user login credentials submitted by a user utilizing the pair of ar glasses to access a plurality of encrypted code.
International Business Machines Corporation

Augmented reality in a field of view including a reflection

Systems, apparatuses, and/or methods to augment reality. An object identifier may identify an object in a field of view of a user that includes a reflection of the user from a reflective surface, such as a surface of a traditional mirror.

Biometric sensor for determining heart rate using photoplethysmograph

A wearable computing device includes a display device for displaying augmented reality (ar) images and a biometric sensor for obtaining a heartrate of a user wearing the wearable computing device. The biometric sensor includes a photosensor that emits a light into the surface of a body part of the user.
Daqri, Llc

Dynamically colour adjusted visual overlays for augmented reality systems

A number of illustrative variations may include a method of producing augmented reality experience.. .
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Head mounted display system configured to exchange biometric information

Head mounted display systems configured to facilitate the exchange of biometric information between the head mounted display system and another computing device are disclosed. The head mounted display system can comprise a virtual or augmented reality device.
Magic Leap, Inc.

Classifying work processes

A system and method for classifying tasks are described. A server receives first sensor data from an augmented reality (ar) device and second sensor data from a first machine detected by the ar device.
Daqri, Llc

Augmented reality video game systems

An augmented reality home console is provided. Users can wear head-mounted displays with transparent screens and can control video game indicia that are perceived as being augmented over a user's environment by displaying video game indicia onto the transparent displays.

Virtual and augmented reality systems and methods

Methods and systems are disclosed for presenting virtual objects on a limited number of depth planes using, e.g., an augmented reality display system. A farthest one of the depth planes is within a mismatch tolerance of optical infinity.
Magic Leap, Inc.

Selective recording of augmented reality objects

Participants can compete in a physical environment, such as by piloting a car around a track. The competition is recorded in a video.
Intel Corporation

Virtual reality and augmented reality device

The present disclosure provides a virtual reality and augmented reality device. The device includes a virtual reality module, an augmented reality module and a communication module.
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.

Direct light compensation technique for augmented reality system

An augmented reality system and method of operating the same is provided. An end user is allowed to visualize direct light from a three-dimensional scene in an ambient environment, generating virtual image data from the point of the view of the end user.
Magic Leap, Inc.

Systems and methods for generating augmented reality environments

This disclosure relates to systems and methods for generating augmented reality environments. An augmented reality environment may be generated using physical tags placed throughout a real-world environment, for example, on real-world objects and/or surfaces.
Disney Enterprises, Inc.

Responsive augmented content

A wearable computing device includes at least one processor, a display element configured to display augmented reality (ar) content to a wearer of the wearable computing device and presenting a field of view to the wearer, a location sensor providing location information associated with the wearable computing device, and an augmented reality (ar) engine. The ar engine is configured to identify a location of the wearable computing device and a location of a first device within the environment, receive an operating status of the first device, determine a first ar element associated with the first device based on the operating status of the first device and the location of the first device relative to the location of the wearable computing device, and display the first ar element using the display element, the first ar element is displayed at a display location approximately aligned with or proximate to the location of the first device within the field of view..
Daqri, Llc

Rating and advising for selection of augmented reality markers

For an augmented reality (ar) content creation system having a marker database, when a user requests this system to use a first sub-image of an image to update the marker database, this system computes a suitability score of the first sub-image for rating feature richness of the first sub-image and uniqueness thereof against existing markers in the marker database. When the suitability score is less than a threshold value, a second sub-image of the image having a suitability score not less than the threshold value and completely containing the first sub-image is searched.
Hong Kong Applied Science And Technology Research Institute Company Limited

Systems and methods for providing augmented reality-like interface for the management and maintenance of building systems

The present invention relates to systems and methods for improved building systems management and maintenance. The present invention provides a system for providing an augmented reality-like interface for the management and maintenance of building systems, specifically the mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (mep) systems within a building, including the heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (hvac) systems..
Crowdcomfort, Inc.

Transmissive augmented reality near-eye display

The present invention provides a transmissive augmented reality near-eye display successively including a first microlens array for shooting reality, an imaging unit, a display screen, and a second microlens array in decreasing order of distances from a human eye:, and further including an image processing unit, particularly, the first microlens array includes a plurality of microlenses units for focusing a beam from the external reality; the imaging unit is arranged on the focal plane of the first microlens array, for imaging an optical signal collected by the first microlens array in a photosensitive manner; the image processing unit is configured to acquire the image data induced by the imaging unit so as to obtain a reality image with different depths of field, and fuse the virtual image into the reality image for presenting on the display screen.. .
Beijing Antvr Technology Co., Ltd.

Inserting advertisements into shared video feed environment

A method of method of providing an advertisement is provided. In this method, at least two interfaces are provided that are configured to allow the tapper and the content provider to join a content sharing community.
Tapthere, Inc.

Method and apparatus to realize virtual reality

The current invention relates to the method and apparatus to determine the focus point of a viewer from a single eye of the viewer in a viewing space. The claimed method detects the focus depth and the line of eye sight from said single eye.

System and augmented reality gaming

Disclosed is 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; providing a dealer display that presents information to a dealer as game events occur on the player's associated mobile device; enabling a player to access funds from an electronic wallet associated with the player to place an initial bet at the table game; 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; in response to a winning table game outcome, transferring funds to the player; and in response to a losing table game outcome, transferring funds from the player..
Bally Gaming, Inc.

Generating augmented reality exemplars

Technologies are generally described for automatic clustering and rendering of augmentations into one or more operational exemplars in an augmented reality environment. In some examples, based on a user's context, augmentations can be retrieved, analyzed, and grouped into clusters.
Empire Technology Development Llc

Electronic device and control method therefor

The method may include receiving first location information of a vehicle through a location information module, capturing an image through a camera while the vehicle is driven, extracting characteristic points from the captured image and converting the captured image into a 3-d image, obtaining second location information by correcting the first location information based on a moving displacement and orientation direction of the camera installed on the vehicle, extracting an aerial view from the 3-d image based on the moving displacement and orientation direction of the camera, estimating a moving path of the vehicle using locations of traffic lanes included in the aerial view and the second location information, and displaying the captured image and the moving path of the vehicle in augmented reality by combining the captured image and the moving path. According to the present invention, accurate location information can be provided when a vehicle is driven..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Virtual/augmented reality transition system and method

A system and method of operating an audio visual system generating a virtual immersive experience may include an electronic user device in communication with a tracking device that may track a user's physical movement in a real world space and translate the tracked physical movement into corresponding movement in the virtual world generated by the user device. The system may detect when a user and the user device are approaching a boundary of a tracking area and automatically initiate a transition out of the virtual world and into the real world.
Google Inc.

Transition between virtual and augmented reality

In an embodiment there is provided a user interface device for interfacing a user with a computer, the computer comprising at least one processor to generate instructions for display of a graphical environment of a virtual reality simulation. The user interface device includes a sensor for detecting activation and/or a sensor for detecting proximity of a body part of the user (e.g., hand).
Logitech Europe S.a.

Converting a monocular camera into a binocular stereo camera

An optical system, suitable for use within an augmented reality (ar)-capable display device, comprises a camera and an optical arrangement configured to acquire stereoscopic imagery of an object using the camera. The optical arrangement comprises a first reflective element arranged along a first optical path and defining a first convex surface configured to reflect first light received from the object as first reflected light, wherein at least a first portion of the first reflected light is directed onto a camera focal plane.
Disney Enterprises, Inc.

Systems and methods for tracking objects for augmented reality

This disclosure relates to systems and methods for tracking objects for augmented reality. Positions and/or orientations of objects, light sources, and/or visual markers may be determined.
Disney Enterprises, Inc.

System and augmented reality gaming using a mobile device

Disclosed is a method and system for preventing replay attacks for mobile promotions associated with promotion devices. Upon the occurrence of a promotion winning event such as a designated outcome of a game played on the promotion device the user, via a software application accessible to their mobile device, forwards images of the event to a server over a network.
Bally Gaming, Inc.

System and augmented reality using a user-specific card

Disclosed is a method of displaying augmented reality gaming information associated with a user-specific card using mobile device in an augmented reality gaming system. In one embodiment, the method includes: enabling a user to view a live image of a user-specific card through a display of a mobile device; acquiring user-specific identification information from the user-specific card; sending the user-specific identification information via a network to a server; retrieving user-specific specific information from the server using the mobile device; and displaying the user-specific information in conjunction with the user-specific card when viewing the user-specific card through the display of the mobile device using augmented reality..
Bally Gaming, Inc.

Local positioning system for augmented reality applications

Embodiments of the invention are directed to methods and systems for using local positioning beacons to create precise augmented reality images. Embodiments of the invention are also directed to providing different types of augmented reality images to different types of devices and/or individuals..
F3 & Associates

Blocking screen in augmented reality

To better control the ability to see augmentation in some situations of augmented reality viewing, a blocking screen is positioned to attenuate the brightness from the real scene. The blocking screen programmably attenuates light more in some locations, providing a region where the augmentation information may be better viewed.
Siemens Medical Solutions Usa, Inc.

Displaying of augmented reality objects

An embodiment of the present invention provides a computer-implemented method for displaying one or more augmented reality (ar) objects on a transparent display device, comprising: associating data of one or more transparent areas corresponding to one or more real objects with a first layer for seeing one or more real objects on the transparent display device, wherein the data has information on a location and shape of the one or more real objects on the transparent display device, associating one or more ar objects with a second layer for displaying one or more ar objects on the transparent display device; and overlaying the first layer with the second layer to display the one or more ar objects on the transparent display device, wherein the one or more real objects are seen through the one or more transparent areas on the transparent display device by transparent area the transparent display device.. .
International Business Machines Corporation

Method and producing and reproducing augmented reality contents in mobile terminal

A method and an apparatus produce and reproduce augmented reality (ar) contents in a mobile terminal. In the method, contents are produced.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Spatial cooperative programming language

A system and method for a mixed reality, spatial, cooperative programming language is described. A sensor of a device detects a first physical object and a second physical object.
Daqri, Llc

Imperceptible automatic field-of-view restrictors to combat vr sickness and cybersickness

The present disclosure provides an eye-tracked field of view restrictor for a virtual reality, augmented reality, and/or mixed reality system that reduces the effects of virtual reality sickness and/or cybersickness. A field of view restrictor with a soft-edge, hard edge, or arbitrary dynamic aperture is utilized, and the aperture is adjusted to increase and/or decrease the perceived field of view in the augmented reality, virtual reality, and/or mixed reality system.
The Trustees Of Columbia University In The City Of New York

Systems and methods for viewport-based augmented reality haptic effects

One illustrative system disclosed herein includes a display configured to receive a display signal and output an image, and an image capture device configured to capture an area image and transmit an image signal. The illustrative system also includes a processor in communication with the image capture device and the display, the processor configured to: receive the image signal; determine a virtual object based in part on the image signal; determine the display signal based in part on the image signal, wherein the display signal includes data associated with the virtual object; determine a haptic effect based at least in part on the virtual object; and transmit a haptic signal associated with the haptic effect.
Immersion Corporation

Increasing returned light in a compact augmented reality / virtual reality display

Implementations of an augmented reality (ar)-capable display device for displaying polarized light generated by a display onto a predefined field of view are disclosed herein. The display device comprises an optical arrangement having a predefined arrangement relative to a predefined position of the display and defining the field of view.
Disney Enterprises, Inc.

Statistical modifiers for de-randomization in an augmented reality gaming environment

Systems and methods for calculating scores for de-randomization of contests in an augmented reality gaming environment whereby statistical modifiers are applied to virtual scores for events whereby events comprise one or more players involved in the plurality of events, determining one or more scores for the selected one or more players and modifying the score with statistical modifiers.. .

Triangulation scanner and camera for augmented reality

A method of combining 2d images into a 3d image 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. In a first instance, the coordinate measurement device determines the position and orientation of the scanner and the integral camera captures a first 2d image.
Faro Technologies, Inc.

Selecting portions of vehicle-captured video to use for display

A vehicle camera system captures and transmits video to a user device, which includes a viewing device for playback of the captured video, such as virtual reality or augmented reality glasses. A rendering map is generated that indicates which pixels of the video frame (as identified by particular coordinates of the video frame) correspond to which coordinates of a virtual sphere in which a portion of the video frame is rendered for display.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Interactive content recommendation personalization assistant

An interactive communication-based personalized content recommendation provisioning method and system are described. A user interacting with an interactive communication platform (e.g., a messaging application, an internet of things device, a virtual reality device, an augmented reality device, a webpage, a website etc.) may engage in an interactive conversation (e.g., a text-based exchange, a voice-based exchange, a video-based exchange, a gesture-based exchange etc.) with a conversation agent of a personalized content recommendation communication system.
Outbrain Inc.

Offloading augmented reality processing

A system and method for offloading augmented reality processing is described. A first sensor of a server generates a first set of sensor data corresponding to a location and an orientation of a display device.
Daqri, Llc

Dynamically preserving scene elements in augmented reality systems

Methods, apparatuses, computer program products, devices and systems are described that carry out accepting a user request associated with at least one of an item, an aspect, or an element of a field of view of an augmented reality device; determining that a first presentation of the at least one item, aspect, or element has a limited period of viability for user interaction relative to the field of view of the augmented reality device; and at least one of maintaining the first presentation or providing a substantially similar second presentation in response to determining that a first presentation of the at least one item, aspect, or element has a limited period of viability for interaction relative to the field of view of the augmented reality device.. .
Elwha Llc

Fiducial marker patterns, their automatic detection in images, and applications thereof

Fiducial markers are printed patterns detected by algorithms in imagery from image sensors for applications such as automated processes and augmented reality graphics. The present invention sets forth extensions and improvements to detection technology to achieve improved performance, and discloses applications of fiducial markers including multi-camera systems, remote control devices, augmented reality applications for mobile devices, helmet tracking, and weather stations..
Millennium Three Technologies, Inc.

User interfaces for presenting content items to users

Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for presenting content items to users. One of the methods includes within a user interface that comprises at least one of: a single window or a single tab of a web browser or an augmented reality environment or a virtual reality environment, displaying one or more graphical units each containing one or more items, each of the items comprising a content item or a control, the items of each of the graphical units being associated with a particular application, at least two of the graphical units being displayed simultaneously at times, the at least two graphical units being displayed in respective positions in a horizontal array in the user interface, and in response to a user invoking one of the content items or controls of one of the graphical units, altering a graphical display characteristic of another one of the graphical units..

Controller visualization in virtual and augmented reality environments

Controller visualization systems and methods for use in virtual/augmented reality environments such as walk-around virtual reality environments are described. The virtual representation of a physical control device may be altered based on the context of the virtual environment.
Valve Corporation

Virtual and augmented reality systems and methods

An imaging system includes a light source configured to generate a light beam. The system also includes first and second light guiding optical elements having respective first and second entry portions, and configured to propagate at least respective first and second portions of the light beam by total internal reflection.
Magic Leap, Inc.

Real-time shared augmented reality experience

A method and system are provided for enabling a shared augmented reality experience. The system may include one or more onsite devices for generating ar representations of a real-world location, and one or more offsite devices for generating virtual ar representations of the real-world location.
Bent Image Lab, Llc

Virtual doorbell augmentations for communications between augmented reality and virtual reality environments

Concepts and technologies are disclosed herein for virtual doorbell augmentations for communications between augmented reality and virtual reality environments. According to one aspect, an augmented reality server computer can provide an augmented reality environment to a user device.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

Systems and methods for augmented reality representations of networks

augmented reality systems and methods are disclosed which provide for representing imperceptible aspects of telecommunications networks as visual, auditory, tactile, or audiovisual stimuli. In some embodiments, the representation is a type of augmented reality from the perspective of a user on the ground, such as a technician deployed in the field..
Edx Wireless, 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.

3-dimensional scene analysis for augmented reality operations

Techniques are provided for 3d analysis of a scene including detection, segmentation and registration of objects within the scene. The analysis results may be used to implement augmented reality operations including removal and insertion of objects and the generation of blueprints.
Intel Corporation

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: determining a position of a vehicle that is being operated; determining a terrain height in a region positioned within a predetermined distance from the determined position of the vehicle; comparing a terrain height at the position of the vehicle and the terrain height in the region with each other to calculate a terrain height difference; and generating an information object including guidance information of the vehicle and displaying the generated information object through augmented reality by reflecting the terrain height difference..
Thinkware Corporation

Augmented reality of paper sheet with quality measurement information

augmented reality techniques for monitoring and controlling continuous sheetmaking systems superimpose real-time sheet quality measurements onto images of the sheet and/or machine during production. A portable, hand-held computer device that is equipped with a camera, such as a tablet or smartphone, enables an operator to direct the device at the sheet along specific locations of the papermaking machine and view an indication of one or more quality measurements that are superimposed over the image of the paper.
Honeywell Limited

Multi-depth plane display system with reduced switching between depth planes

Methods and systems for reductions in switching between depth planes of a multi-depth plane display system are disclosed. The display system may be an augmented reality display system configured to provide virtual content on a plurality of depth planes using different wavefront divergence.
Magic Leap, Inc.

Systems and methods of access control in security systems with augmented reality

Systems and methods of access control in security systems with augmented reality are provided. Some methods can include receiving an image of an exterior of a secured area, displaying the received image on a display device, identifying at least one artifact associated with the received image, and superimposing at least one computer generated image of the identified artifact on the displayed image, thereby augmenting the displayed image..
Honeywell International Inc.

Method and system for geographic map overlay

A computer program product for overlaying geographic map data onto a live feed is provided. The computer program product includes a computer readable storage medium having program instructions embodied therewith.
International Business Machines Corporation

Method for motion-synchronized ar or vr entertainment experience

Systems and methods for synchronizing movement, such as the movement of a vehicle with an augmented reality (ar) or virtual reality (vr) story-telling or narrative experience is provided. For example, the ar or vr experience can be adapted to justify the movement of the vehicle based on trip criterion, such as a navigational path upon which the vehicle has embarked.
Disney Enterprises, Inc.

Augmented reality consumption data analysis

Examples of techniques to display graphical representations of analyzed augmented reality (ar) consumption data are disclosed. In one example implementation according to aspects of the present disclosure, consumption data generated from an ar experience is analyzed.
Aurasma Limited

Location based augmented reality system for exchange of items based on location sensing and methods and devices related thereto

Location-based augmented reality systems configured exchange of items based on location sensing and associated triggering icons, and methods and devices related thereto. In one exemplary embodiment, a first, provider user identifies a specific physical location; associates a triggering icon representing a value item with the specific physical location; and, transmits the existence of the triggering icon and specific physical location to a second, mobile recipient user computing device.
Ioculi, Inc.

Systems and methods of creating a realistic grab experience in virtual reality/augmented reality environments

The technology disclosed relates to a method of realistic rotation of a virtual object for an interaction between a control object in a three-dimensional (3d) sensory space and the virtual object in a virtual space that the control object interacts with. In particular, it relates to detecting free-form gestures of a control object in a three-dimensional (3d) sensory space and generating for display a 3d solid control object model for the control object during the free-form gestures, including sub-components of the control object and in response to detecting a two e sub-component free-form gesture of the control object in the 3d sensory space in virtual contact with the virtual object, depicting, in the generated display, the virtual contact and resulting rotation of the virtual object by the 3d solid control object model..
Leap Motion, Inc.

Teleoperated robot for flood-welding operations

A remote controlled, tele-operated welder includes a multi-axis robot arm, video cameras, sensors a specialized control station that allows an operator to perform flood-fill welding operations at a remote location to avoid the heat, smoke and other environmental effects produced through typical flood-welding operations. The operator accesses the control unit (ocu) using a gui and mouse, keyboard, joystick, or other custom controls, and observe the piece via the cameras (visual, thermal, or other) placed in the welding station via a feed displayed on the ocu display(s).

Battlefield online game implementing augmented reality using iot device

A method of providing a game based on augmented reality includes: performing, at an augmented map server, three-dimensional (3d) modeling based on object information about a reality object in response to extracting a location of the reality object from a map provided from a map server; mapping, at the augmented map server, an augmented reality object based on a location of the reality object in response to creating an augmented map according to performing of the 3d modeling; determining a location of a client based on beacon information of at least one internet of things (iot) device configured as a beacon; and providing an augmented reality game environment by disposing the reality object on the augmented map based on the location of the client.. .
Nhn Studio629 Corporation

Instrument guidance system for sinus surgery

A method for generating an augmented reality image for supporting the adjustment of the position of a surgical instrument during sinus surgery comprising the steps of: selecting at least one of sinus cells, cavities and orifices of the sinus in a pre-operative image by marking them with at least one geometric primitive or tube shaped object; using real-time intra-operative imaging for displaying the operating field; determining the relative positions at least between the real-time imaging of the patient and the pre-operative image data; computing a virtual image corresponding to a real-time image comprising at least one marked geometric primitive or tube shaped object based on the determined relative positions; combining the virtual image and the real-time intraoperative image for visualization in an augmented reality image.. .
Scopis Gmbh

Technique for directing audio in augmented reality system

A hearing aid comprises a sensor configured for detecting a focus of an end user on a real sound source, a microphone assembly configured for converting sounds into electrical signals, a speaker configured for converting the electrical signals into sounds, and a control subsystem configured for modifying the direction and/or distance of a greatest sensitivity of the microphone assembly based on detected focus. A virtual image generation system comprises memory storing a three-dimensional scene, a sensor configured for detecting a focus of the end user on a sound source, a speaker configured for conveying sounds to the end user, and a control subsystem configured for causing the speaker to preferentially convey a sound originating from the sound source in response to detection of the focus, and for rendering image frames of the scene, and a display subsystem configured for sequentially displaying the image frames to the end user..
Magic Leap, Inc.

Targeting campaign in augmented reality

Examples of techniques for targeting campaigns in augmented reality are disclosed, in one example implementation according to aspects of the present disclosure a plurality of augmented reality overlays to be is based on a received trigger image are generated a plurality of targeting groups are then defined. For example, a targeting group may be associated with a targeting campaign aimed at a classification of user, which may be a subset of the plurality of augmented reality overlays..
Aurasma Limited

Head-mounted devices having variable focal depths

Introduced herein are a variety of techniques for displaying virtual and augmented reality content to a user through head-mounted display (hmd). The techniques described herein can be used to improve the effectiveness of the hmd, as well as general experience and comfort of a user of the hmd.
Eye Labs, Llc

Systems and methods for using augmented reality with the internet of things

This disclosure relates to systems and methods for using augmented reality with the internet of things. An augmented reality experience may be provided based on an operation of an object.
Disney Enterprises, Inc.

Augmented reality based on wireless ranging

A wireless communication device may locate a proximate object in an environment, such as an electronic device or a resource. During this communication technique, the wireless communication device may receive a transmission that includes an identifier associated with the object.
Apple Inc.

System and simulating first-person control of remote-controlled vehicles

Systems and methods of simulating first-person control of remoted-controlled vehicles are described herein. The system may include one or more of a remote-controlled (rc) vehicle, a display interface, an input interface, and/or other components.
Disney Enterprises, Inc.

System and method by which combining computer hardware device sensor readings and a camera, provides the best, unencumbered augmented reality experience that enables real world objects to be transferred into any digital space, with context, and with contextual relationships.

Utilizing a combination of the digital compass, a gyroscope, the accelerometer, infrared and gps, this software detects exactly where the user and their “camera” is in real space and translates it to digital space, providing for a merging of real world and digital world. Further, it adds the ability to move real objects into the digital world using object and image detection and other heuristics..

Multi-spectrum segmentation for computer vision

A system and method for multi-spectrum segmentation for computer vision is described. A first sensor captures an image within a first spectrum range and generates first sensor data.
Daqri, Llc

Tremor correction for gesture recognition

Motion detection computing devices may have difficulty determining precise motions of a user who suffers from unintended movement, such as tremors, associated with a physical or medical condition. Aspects described herein relate to motion compensation for detected motion input, e.g., 3d motion, from such users.
Comcast Cable Communications, Llc



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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