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Virtual Reality-related patent applications - as published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).


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Generating intermediate views using optical flow
Facebook, Inc.
October 12, 2017 - N°20170295359

A canvas generation system generates a canvas view of a scene based on a set of original camera views depicting the scene, for example to recreate a scene in virtual reality. Canvas views can be generated based on a set of synthetic views generated from a set of original camera views. Synthetic views can be generated, for example, by shifting ...
Efficient determination of optical flow between images
Facebook, Inc.
October 12, 2017 - N°20170295354

A canvas generation system generates a canvas view of a scene based on a set of original camera views depicting the scene, for example to recreate a scene in virtual reality. Canvas views can be generated based on a set of synthetic views generated from a set of original camera views. Synthetic views can be generated, for example, by shifting ...
Three-dimensional, 360-degree virtual reality camera system
Facebook, Inc.
October 12, 2017 - N°20170295324

A camera system is configured to capture 360 degree image information of a local area, at least a portion of which is in stereo. The camera system includes a plurality of peripheral cameras, a plurality of axis cameras, a first rigid plate, and a second rigid plate, each aligned along an alignment axis. The peripheral cameras are arranged in a ring ...
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View-aware 360 degree video streaming
Visbit Inc.
October 12, 2017 - N°20170294049

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. Additionally, the original 360° video stream may ...
Efficient canvas view generation from intermediate views
Facebook, Inc.
October 12, 2017 - N°20170293997

A canvas generation system generates a canvas view of a scene based on a set of original camera views depicting the scene, for example to recreate a scene in virtual reality. Canvas views can be generated based on a set of synthetic views generated from a set of original camera views. Synthetic views can be generated, for example, by shifting ...
Method and apparatus for presenting advertisements in a virtualized environment
R-stor Inc.
October 12, 2017 - N°20170293942

Certain embodiments may relate to presenting advertisements in a virtualized environment. A method and apparatus may be provided. The method may include generating, by a virtual reality device, a virtualized environment for a user. The method may also include inserting an advertisement within the virtualized environment. The method may further include determining that the user has viewed the inserted advertisement. ...
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Calculation method of line-of-sight direction based on analysis and match of iris contour in human ...
Beihang University
October 12, 2017 - N°20170293354

The invention provides a calculation method of line-of-sight direction based on analysis and match of iris contour in human eye image, including: a data driven method, for stable calculation of 3d line-of-sight direction via inputting human eye image to be matched with synthetic data of virtual eyeball appearance; two novel optimization matching criterions of eyeball appearance, which effectively reduce effects ...
Virtual reality system capable of communicating sensory information
Beihang University
October 12, 2017 - N°20170293348

The disclosure describes a virtual reality system, including: a database configured to store sensory information paired with at least one virtual object; a virtual reality rendering unit to render the virtual object, where the virtual reality rendering unit is configured to render a virtual representation of a user of the system; a signal control unit configured to be connected to ...
Methods and systems for obtaining, aggregating, and analyzing vision data to assess a person's vision ...
Vizzario, Inc.
October 12, 2017 - N°20170290504

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. The sde may ...
Methods and systems for efficient distribution of virtual reality media content
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.
October 05, 2017 - N°20170289221

An exemplary device renders, within a field of view of an immersive virtual reality world (“world”) presented on a display screen, content of the world based on a stream of a first content file comprising a first content sector of the world encoded in a high resolution and a second content sector encoded in a low ...
Prediction-based methods and systems for efficient distribution of virtual reality media content
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.
October 05, 2017 - N°20170289219

An exemplary device renders, within a field of view of an immersive virtual reality world (“world”) presented on a display screen, content of the world based on a stream of a first content file comprising a first content sector of the world. The device predicts that a user will provide user input representative of a request ...
Global illumination mode liquid crystal display for virtual reality
Oculus Vr, Llc
October 05, 2017 - N°20170287409

Disclosed is a liquid crystal display device comprising a liquid crystal layer including a plurality of liquid crystals in a pixel area and a backlight unit coupled to the liquid crystal layer. A plurality of pixels are disposed in the pixel area. The backlight unit is configured to project light towards the entire pixel area of the liquid crystal layer ...
Black duty insertion mode liquid crystal display for virtual reality
Oculus Vr, Llc
October 05, 2017 - N°20170287408

A head mounted display (hmd) includes a display device that uses a black duty insertion mode. The display device includes a liquid crystal (lc) panel, a back light unit (blu), and a data driver. In the black duty insertion mode, the blu emits light during a portion of a frame period and does not emit light during a remaining portion ...
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Pass-through camera user interface elements for virtual reality
Google Inc.
October 05, 2017 - N°20170287215

Systems and methods are described for generating a virtual reality experience including generating a user interface with a plurality of regions on a display in a head-mounted display device. The head-mounted display device housing may include at least one pass-through camera device. The systems and methods can include obtaining image content from the at least one pass-through camera device and ...
Three-dimensional modelling with improved virtual reality experience
Umbra Software Oy
October 05, 2017 - N°20170287205

A cloud network server system, a method, and a software program product for experiencing a three-dimensional (3d) model are provided. 3d model data associated with a 3d video game is uploaded to the cloud network server system. The system and method are used to design for example a computer game that renders non-spatial characteristics such as, smell, reflection and/or ...
Three-dimensional model creation and rendering with improved virtual reality experience
Umbra Software Oy
October 05, 2017 - N°20170287199

A cloud network server system, a method, and a software program product for compiling and presenting a three-dimensional (3d) model are provided. An end 3d model is composed from at least two pre-existing 3d models stored in the cloud network server system by combining the pre-existing 3d models. The end 3d model is partitioned into smaller cells. The system and ...
Virtual reality device and method for virtual reality
Htc Corporation
October 05, 2017 - N°20170287195

A method for virtual reality (vr) includes displaying a vr event in a view of a first vr position in a vr environment in a first period, wherein a user's vr avatar is at the first vr position in the first period; recording the vr event; and redisplaying the recorded vr event in a view of a second vr position ...
Tracking portions of a user's face uncovered by a head mounted display worn by the ...
Oculus Vr, Llc
October 05, 2017 - N°20170287194

A virtual reality system includes a head-mounted display (hmd) having one or more facial sensors and illumination sources mounted to a surface of the hmd. For example, the facial sensors are image capture devices coupled to a bottom side of the hmd. The illumination sources illuminate portions of a user's face outside of the hmd, while the facial sensors capture ...
Virtual reality streaming
Umbra Software Oy
October 05, 2017 - N°20170287111

A cloud network server system, a method, and a software program product for experiencing a three-dimensional (3d) model are provided. 3d model data associated with a 3d video game is uploaded to the cloud network server system. The system is used to design for example a computer game that renders non-spatial characteristics such as, smell, reflection and/or refraction of ...
Hybrid client-server rendering in a virtual reality system
Ati Technologies Ulc
October 05, 2017 - N°20170287097

A server partitions a model representative of a scene into a first portion and a second portion based on proximities of objects within the scene to a client device, renders a first portion of an image representative of the scene based on the first portion of the model, and transmits information representative of the second portion of the model and ...
Methods and systems for inserting promotional content into an immersive virtual reality world
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.
October 05, 2017 - N°20170286993

An exemplary virtual reality media system provides, for display on a display screen of a media player device associated with a user, a field of view of an immersive virtual reality world generated from and including camera-captured real-world scenery. The field of view includes content of the immersive virtual reality world and dynamically changes in response to user input provided ...
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