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Managing virtual reality objects
Systems and methods are described for managing virtual reality (vr) and augmented reality (ar) objects, such as avatars. When an avatar is instantiated, a tracking file on a client is associated with an avatar component.
Taqtile


Augmented reality technology-based handheld viewing device and method thereof
An augmented reality technology-based handheld viewing device and a method thereof. The device includes a video collecting unit, which is used for capturing a real scene; an intelligent computing terminal, which is used for identifying a two-dimensional code to obtain code value information and space position information, then placing a preset virtual scene according to the space position information, and generating a viewing frame; a voice output unit, which is used for outputting voice information corresponding to the virtual scene; and a liquid crystal display screen.
Youngzone Culture (shanghai) Co., Ltd.


Augmented reality device for visualizing luminaire fixtures
The invention provides an augmented reality device and method for assisting a user in choosing appropriate luminaire fixtures to install within their home. A user may point the camera of a mobile device toward the region or location in a room where a new luminaire is desired, and based upon data generated by an orientation determination means included within the device, an appropriate luminaire or luminaire category is selected automatically for the user from a stored catalogue or database.
Philips Lighting Holding B.v.


Augmented display device for use in a medical imaging laboratory
An augmented reality device used in a medical imaging laboratory housing a medical imaging device (10) includes a headset (30), cameras (32, 33) mounted in the medical imaging laboratory, and directional sensors (34, 35, 36, 37) mounted on the headset. The cameras generate a panorama image (54).
Koninklijke Philips N.v.


System and augmented reality control
A head mounted device (hmd), method, and computer readable medium for control of ar content to create a sensation that virtual objects are real. The hmd includes a camera, a display, a memory and a processor.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd


Image recognition based on augmented reality
A method includes: receiving, at a server and from an augmented reality device, user information of a user using the augmented reality device; generating, by the server, a picture feature sample sub-library corresponding to the user information, including screening out, from a preset picture feature sample library, picture feature samples associated with the user information; and providing, to the augmented reality device, the picture feature sample sub-library, wherein the picture feature sample sub-library can be configured to be used by the augmented reality device to perform, during image scanning of an offline environment of the user, image recognition of images scanned from the offline environment by comparing the scanned images to picture features in the picture feature sample sub-library.. .
Alibaba Group Holding Limited


Setting a personal status using augmented reality
A computer system, method, and computer readable product are provided for setting a personal status using augmented reality. In various embodiments, an augmented-reality computing device captures an image of a physical scene, which includes a person.
International Business Machines Corporation


Systems and apparatuses for providing an augmented reality real estate property interface
Apparatuses, methods, and systems disclosed herein that utilizes environmental data captured by user devices in real-time to identify real estate property information. The real estate property information, corresponding to properties found in the environment, may be augmented within the real-time image of the environment allowing a viewer to quickly assess information about such properties.
Move, Inc.


Augmented reality control of internet of things devices
A wearable device includes a display, a transceiver, and a processor. The processor is configured to detect, via the transceiver, a device controllable by the wearable device.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd


Simulating obstruction in a virtual environment
A hand-wearable haptic interface device for simulating interaction with a virtual object in a virtual reality (vr) or augmented reality (ar) environment is provided. The hand-wearable haptic interface device can provide improved simulation of an obstruction caused by a virtual object in a virtual or augmented reality environment.
International Business Machines Corporation


Virtual or augmented reality headsets having adjustable interpupillary distance

A virtual or augmented reality headset is provided having a frame, a pair of virtual or augmented reality eyepieces, and an interpupillary distance adjustment mechanism. The frame includes opposing arm members and a bridge positioned intermediate the opposing arm members.
Magic Leap, Inc.

Methods and systems for augmented reality

Methods and systems for image display with a head-mounted device involve the use of a light-field display. Such a display is useful for providing augmented reality..
Essilor International

Waveguide display with multiple focal depths

A near-eye optical display system utilized in augmented reality devices includes a see-through waveguide display having optical elements configured for in-coupling virtual images from an imager, exit pupil expansion, and out-coupling virtual images with expanded pupil to the user's eye. The near-eye optical display system further includes a curved two-sided array of electrically-activated tunable liquid crystal (lc) microlenses that is located between the waveguide and the user's eye.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Arrangements and methods for 3d audio generation

A headset arrangement for virtual reality, augmented reality or mixed reality applications is configured to induce natural directional pinna cues. The arrangement comprises a support structure configured to be arranged on a user's head and to hold a display in front of the user's eyes.
Harman Becker Automotive Systems Gmbh

Processes improving virtual and augmented reality applications

The present invention provides for systems and methods of transmitting and converting a landscape image to a portrait image for use in a virtual reality (vr) and augmented reality (ar) environment at a very high speed with negligible latency thus providing a seamless video feed to enhance the vr or ar environment to meet the demands of vr and ar head mounted displays. The present invention further provides for systems and methods for compositing and communicating video, audio, user data, and commands for vr and ar applications with stationary and moving participants.
Serious Simulations, Llc

Facilitating across-network handoffs for devices using augmented reality display devices

An augmented reality system includes a first user device, a server, and an augmented reality user device. The first user device displays a virtual document during a first session and receives user input for the virtual document.
Bank Of America Corporation

Augmented reality monitor

Systems, apparatuses and methods may provide for technology that identifies augmented reality (ar) content associated with an ar delivery system and detects a hazard condition presented by the ar content to a wearer of the ar delivery system. Additionally, the hazard condition may be eliminated via the ar delivery system.

Augmented reality and blockchain technology for decision augmentation systems and methods using contextual filtering and personalized program generation

Augmented reality and blockchain technology for decision augmentation systems and methods using contextual filtering and personalized program generation are provided herein. An example method includes receiving any of an image, a video stream, and contextual data from a mobile device camera, evaluating any of the image, the video stream, and the contextual data for target food or beverage content by determining ingredient and nutritional components of the target food or beverage content, and applying an augmented reality overlay to the target food or beverage content based on the ingredient and nutritional components..
Suggestic, Inc.

Augmented reality systems based on a dynamic feedback-based ecosystem and multivariate causation system

Augmented reality systems and methods for a decision augmentation system are provided. An example augmented reality system includes a ruleset generator system that creates rulesets based on empirical studies and a personalized program generation system that applies individualized data of a user to create a personalized program for the user based on one or more of the rulesets.
Suggestic, Inc.

Adjustable haptic wearables

This disclosure relates to wearable articles, including wearable suits, etc., for providing haptic feedback to a user. The wearable articles suitably include adjustable interaction elements that can be fluidly connected to a liquid or gas supply, and can also include a haptic actuator.
Immersion Corporation

Systems and methods for providing augmented reality effects and three-dimensional mapping associated with interior spaces

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer readable media can obtain image data from a camera view associated with a computing device, where the image data is associated with an interior space. A portion of the image data for displaying one or more augmented reality (ar) content items can be determined.
Facebook, Inc.

Systems and methods for providing augmented reality overlays

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can identify one or more objects depicted in a camera view of a camera application displayed on a display of a user device. An augmented reality overlay is determined based on the one or more objects identified in the camera view.
Facebook, Inc.

Display method and apparatus

The present disclosure discloses a display method and apparatus. A specific implementation of the method comprises: acquiring an experimental environment image; presenting, on the experimental instrument image using an augmented reality approach, a status image indicating an experimental status of an experimental instrument when performing the target experiment; in response to detecting a gesture operation of a user, determining experiment effect information of an experiment operation based on a corresponding relation between the gesture operation and the experiment operation of the target experiment, wherein the experiment effect information comprises an experiment effect image; and displaying, using the augmented reality approach, the experiment effect image in the experimental environment image having presented the status image.
Baidu Online Network Technology (beijing) Co., Ltd.

Head mounted combination for industrial safety and guidance

A head mounted combination for use in an industrial facility includes an eye shield and an augmented reality headset computer system for communicating over a wireless channel including a processor, system memory, transceiver, a location, orientation and a gaze sensor. A display(s) is embedded in or on an inside surface of the eye shield or lens and coupled to the processor.
Honeywell International Inc.

Facilitating across-network, multi-user sessions using augmented reality display devices

An augmented reality system includes a server, a first augmented reality user device for a first user and a second augmented reality user device for a second user. The server includes session information for a session with a first user.
Bank Of America Corporation

Dynamic, local augmented reality landmarks

In some embodiments, the disclosed subject matter involves a system and method relating to dynamically sending local visual landmark information from multiple end user devices to a central server that is controlling an augmented reality (ar) experience. The local landmarks enable better alignment of the ar representations across devices.

Predictive augmented reality assistance system

A predictive augmented reality assistance system is described. A device generates and renders augmented reality content in a display of the device.
Daqri, Llc

Augmented reality user interface visibility

A device includes a display, an optical sensor, and an augmented reality (ar) application. The optical sensor captures an image.
Daqri, Llc

Environmental mapping system

An augmented reality (ar) display application generates mapped visualization content overlaid on a real world physical environment. The ar display application receives sensor feeds, location information, and orientation information from wearable devices within the environment.
Daqri, Llc

Method and apparatus using augmented reality with physical objects to change user states

A state of a user (user's state) may be determined. Such user states may include an engagement level of the user, an awakeness level of the user, a satisfaction level of the user, a lack of frustration level of the user, emotional level of the user, and/or any other user state.
Thomson Licensing

Machine learning based model localization system

A method for deriving an image sensor's 3d pose estimate from a 2d scene image input includes at least one machine learning algorithm trained a priori to generate a 3d depth map estimate from the 2d image input, which is used in conjunction with physical attributes of the source imaging device to make an accurate estimate of the imaging device 3d location and orientation relative to the 3d content of the imaged scene. The system may optionally employ additional machine learning algorithms to recognize objects within the scene to further infer contextual information about the scene, such as the image sensor pose estimate relative to the floor plane or the gravity vector.

Augumented reality (ar) method and system enhanced through efficient edge detection of image objects

A method of an augmented reality (ar) system includes detecting edges of an object of an image of a sequence through a scanning algorithm implemented on a data processing device of the ar system, and reducing overall time of the detection of the edges of the object in accordance with: in the first run of scanning the image, determining xh, xl and y for the object in a grayscale representation of the image, forming a virtual box around the determined xh, xl and y for the object, and scanning for the object solely within the formed virtual box in a subsequent run of the scanning of the image. Further, the method includes enabling separation of a background from the object in the image based on the scanning algorithm implementing the detection of the edges of the object..

Augmented reality visualizing an item

In a system and method for searching, browsing, and visualizing items, a first image containing an item is received to be stored in an account associated with a user. The first image is processed using a processor to extract an image of the item from the first image.
Ebay Inc.

Systems and methods for providing augmented reality personalized content

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer readable media can determine a placement in a camera view for displaying an augmented reality (ar) advertisement, where the camera view is associated with a computing device. An ar advertisement for a user associated with the computing device can be determined based on attributes associated with the user.
Facebook, Inc.

System, method and computer program product for sensory simulation during product testing

A sensory simulation product testing method, system, and computer program product, include extracting at least one pain point associated with a user from a database, correlating at least one of an environment factor, a context factor, and a sentiment factor with the at least one user pain point, and creating an augmented reality in which to immerse the user to test a product based on the at least one of the environment factor, the context factor, and the sentiment factor.. .
International Business Machines Corporation

Hand gesture recognition for virtual reality and augmented reality devices

A system for hand gesture recognition includes a display, camera, memory, and processor. When the processor is to execute instructions, the processor is to estimate one or more motion vectors of an object using a pair of consecutive frames and estimate an average motion vector of the object.
Intel Corporation

Systems and methods for providing augmented reality overlays

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media can identify a first user depicted in image content captured by a second user. It is determined that the first user should be obscured in the image content based on privacy settings.
Facebook, Inc.

Facilitating across-network handoffs for an assistant using augmented reality display devices

A system comprises a server, a first user device, and a second user device. The server stores a virtual document, virtual assistant information that provides an overview and input information for the virtual document, and virtual handoff information.
Bank Of America Corporation

Arbitrary control mapping of input device

A system and method for enabling arbitrary mapping of any number, shape and size of controls or features of a physical input device to a virtual reality device that is used in a virtual reality or augmented reality environment.. .
Cirque Corporation

Three-dimensional augmented reality object user interface functions

There is disclosed an apparatus comprising processor and memory and a three-dimensional object bearing at least two, unique fiducial markers, the processor executing instructions which cause the processor to generate a three-dimensional environment including a user interface element for interacting with the three-dimensional environment, detect rotational movement of the three-dimensional physical object using the at least two unique fiducial markers, and update the user interface element within the three-dimensional environment based upon the rotational movement of the three-dimensional physical object.. .
Merge Labs, Inc.

Navigation

The present disclosure discloses a navigation method and apparatus. A specific implementation of the method comprises: sending an image captured by a terminal used by a user in an indoor environment to a server, the image comprising an identification object; receiving navigation information associated with a position of the user in the indoor environment returned from the server, the position being determined by the server based on a preset identification object matching the identification object and a position in the indoor environment corresponding to the preset identification object; and presenting at least a portion of the navigation information in the image by adopting an augmented reality mode.
Baidu Online Network Technology (beijing) Co., Ltd.

Method for an augmented reality character to maintain and exhibit awareness of an observer

A method comprising: detecting a position of a portable device, the portable device including a camera that captures a real-world scene, and identifying an anchor within the real-world scene; generating an augmented reality scene formed by inserting a virtual character into the real-world scene, the virtual character configured to perform an action indicating awareness of the position or activity of the portable device; displaying the augmented reality scene on a display; wherein the action indicating awareness comprises adjusting a view direction, in the augmented reality scene, of the virtual character towards the portable device, and wherein the adjustment of the view direction of the virtual character changes a relationship of the view direction to the anchor, wherein the adjustment of the view direction of the virtual character includes adjustment of a head of the virtual character so as to look in the direction of the portable device.. .
Sony Interactive Entertainment America Llc

Aggregation of media effects

Exemplary embodiments relate to techniques for applying media effects to a video stream. For example, media effects may be applied and/or altered based on input from viewers or participants in the video stream.
Facebook, Inc.

Context-based media effect application

Exemplary embodiments relate to techniques for applying media effects to a video stream. For example, media effects may be applied and/or altered based on input from viewers or participants in the video stream.
Facebook, Inc.

Image processing to determine center of balance in a digital image

An image processing system acquires a digital image and determines notional weights for each pixel in the image. The notional weight of each pixel relates to the pixel's color value of the pixel and may include adjustments.
Aestatix Llc

Haptic effect generation for space-dependent content

Systems and methods for authoring and encoding haptic effects are provided for space-dependent content, such as 360-degree videos, three-dimensional videos, or virtual or augmented reality contents. The systems and methods can generate one or more haptic layers for encoding or modifying haptic effects for the content..
Immersion Corporation

Switchable virtual reality and augmented/mixed reality display device, and light field methods

Designs useful for switchable “virtual reality,” “augmented reality,” and “mixed reality” (vr/ar/mr) devices, for combining real reality and simulated reality images, other display purposes, and more. Various methods are proposed to combine (or not) real reality with simulated reality through the use of some level of zooming, cloaking, and/or other techniques.
Choi Enterprise, Llc

3d object rendering using detected features

An augmented reality display system is configured to use fiducial markers to align 3d content with real objects. The augmented reality display system can optionally include a depth sensor configured to detect a location of a real object.
Magic Leap, Inc.

Systems and methods for real-time multimedia augmented reality

Systems and methods for rendering multimedia overlays in real-time augmented reality. The augmented reality system relates to image targets used for mapping virtual object overlays in either a semantic or non-semantic context in real-time projection when coupled with an electronic device having augmented reality software, a server, and an integrated image capture device.
Drawsta, Inc.

Method and generating a search pattern for an incident scene

A portable communication device receives evidence information pertaining to an incident scene along with a plurality of incident scene contextual factors pertaining to the evidence information and the incident scene. An optimum search pattern is calculated and displayed as part of an augmented reality of the incident scene.
Motorola Solutions, Inc

Marker for augmented reality employing a trackable marker template

A marker is provided for use in an augmented reality (ar) environment. The marker includes a trackable marker template and a content identification block.
Atlatl Software, Inc.

Method and modifying display settings in virtual/augmented reality

An apparatus that modifies display settings of image data is provided. The apparatus stores one or more spectral mappings and receives display data for an image.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd

Combining video-based and optic-based augmented reality in a near eye display

Apparatus, including a retaining structure (54), positioned near a subject's eye that has a pupil with a diameter, an optical combiner (52a) mounted on the structure before the eye, and a pixelated screen (60a) having an array of variably transparent pixels coating the combiner. There is an image capturing device (68a) mounted on the structure to capture an image of a scene viewed by the eye, and a projector (64a) is mounted on the structure to project at least one of a portion of the captured image and a stored image onto a section of the screen at a selected location thereof.
Augmedics Ltd.

Method and dynamic geofence searching of an incident scene

An incident scene is searchable via a portable communication device and method that provides for displaying a masked augmented reality of the incident scene to the display of the portable communication device. A geofenced area is applied within the displayed masked augmented reality of the incident scene as an indication to the user of an area to be searched.
Motorola Solutions, Inc

Systems and methods for facilitating a transaction relating to newly identified items using augmented reality

A system may provide an augmented environment that facilitates a transaction. The system may store profile data including user payment or user profile information.
Capital One Services, Llc

Contextual data in augmented reality processing for item recommendations

There are provided systems and methods for contextual data in augmented reality processing for item recommendations. A first user may provide a recommendation to a second user of an item viewed by the first user through a communication device.
Paypal, Inc.

System and carrying out a transaction using augmented reality

There is provided a system and method for carrying out a transaction using augmented reality. The system and method allows users to obtain information for special offers for goods/services at a merchant establishment and subsequently pay for desired goods/services with the desired special offer..
Mastercard Asia/pacific Pte Ltd

Systems and methods for facilitating a transaction using augmented reality

A system includes one or more memory devices storing instructions, and one or more processors configured to execute the instructions to perform steps of a method. The system may provide an augmented environment that facilitates a transaction.
Capital One Services, Llc

Systems and methods for a peripheral-centric augmented/virtual reality environment

In certain embodiments, a sensing and tracking system detects objects, such as user input devices or peripherals, and user interactions with them. A representation of the objects and user interactions are then injected into the virtual reality environment.
Logitech Europe S.a.

Modular components for a head-mounted display

A head-mounted display that is modular and configured for securement to an item of headwear is provided. The head-mounted display may comprise a selection of components that are desired for a particular application, such as a display boom, camera, microphone, position-tracking component, etc., and may include an attachment mechanism for securing the selection of components to the item of headwear.
Realwear, Incorporated

Interchangeable optics for a head-mounted display

A head-mounted display that is modular and configured for securement to an item of headwear is provided. The head-mounted display may comprise a selection of components that are desired for a particular application, such as a display boom, camera, microphone, position-tracking component, etc., and may include an attachment mechanism for securing the selection of components to the item of headwear.
Realwear, Incorporated

Augmented reality device

Disclosed is an ar device which has a thin thickness and a wide fov and displays an image obtained by mixing a virtual object with the real world. The ar device includes a display unit displaying an augmented image, a reflector reflecting the augmented image displayed by the display unit, and an augmentation unit displaying the augmented image reflected by the reflector along with a real image.
Lg Display Co., Ltd.

Augmented reality eyewear

A head mounted display device is capable of providing user a type of augmented reality (ar) experience with private access of the augmentation elements as represented by computer-generated (cg) contents. The core of the device comprises an optical combiner and a layer of photochromic materials or other means alike that changes from transparent to opaque when subjected to appropriate conditions, such that an occlusion mask pattern occupying a small portion of the said layer is created with dimension and position correspond to the cg content.

Augmented reality eyewear

A head mounted display device is capable of providing user a type of augmented reality (ar) experience with private access of the augmentation elements as represented by computer-generated (cg) contents. The core of the device comprises an optical combiner and a layer of photochromic materials or other means alike that changes from transparent to opaque when subjected to appropriate conditions, such that an occlusion mask pattern occupying a small portion of the said layer is created with dimension and position correspond to the cg content.

Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.

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System and providing augmented reality content in synchronized dynamic geolocation areas

A system and method for creating a synchronized dynamic geolocation area and augmenting a view of the synchronized dynamic geolocation area with content based on one or more display parameters may be provided. An initiating user may generate a dynamic geolocation area that may track the location of the initiating user as the initiating user moves, and indicate content to associate with the geolocation area and one or more display parameters to associate with the content.
Garpie, Inc.

Positioning objects in an augmented reality display

A technique for generating one or more maneuver points includes determining a first location at which a maneuver is initiated by a vehicle and determining a difference between the first location and a stored location that corresponds to the maneuver. The technique further includes, in response to determining that the difference exceeds a threshold value, transmitting the first location to an update application.
Harman International Industries, Incorporated

Augmented reality planning and viewing of dental treatment outcomes

A processing device generates a visual overlay comprising a virtual model of a dental arch that represents a treatment outcome for the dental arch. The processing device outputs the visual overlay to an augmented reality (ar) display or virtual reality (vr) display.
Align Technology, Inc.

Augmented reality apparatus and method

A live broadcast is depicted, in this case a golf tournament. The broadcast is depicted on a television screen of a user, substantially in real time.
2mee Ltd.

System and providing augmented reality content with a distribution item

Systems and methods for providing digital augmented reality content in a distribution network using physical distribution items as triggers for the augmented reality content. An interface allows a sender of a physical item to provide augmented reality content to a distribution network, and the distribution network can provide the augmented reality content to a recipient of the physical distribution item..
United States Postal Service

Augmented reality card activation

Systems and methods are provided for activating a card using augmented reality. The systems and methods may include capturing a real-time image of the card using a customer device, and extracting card information from the real-time image.
Capital One Financial Corporation

Systems and methods for configuring a hub-centric virtual/augmented reality environment

In certain embodiments, a sensing and tracking system detects objects, such as user input devices or peripherals, and user interactions with them. A representation of the objects and user interactions are then injected into the virtual reality environment.
Logitech Europe S.a.

Augmented reality user interface

A technique for interacting with a computing device includes operating an ar (augmented reality) headset as a ui (user interface) component of the computing device. The technique includes pairing the ar headset with the computing device to establish a communication pathway between the two.
Getgo, Inc.

Brightness control for an augmented reality eye-mounted display

A system controls a brightness of an augmented reality (ar) eye-mounted device. The system includes an eye-mounted display, a photodetector system, and a controller.
Spy Eye, Llc

Virtual and augmented reality systems and methods having improved diffractive grating structures

Disclosed is an improved diffraction structure for 3d display systems. The improved diffraction structure includes an intermediate layer that resides between a waveguide substrate and a top grating surface.
Magic Leap, Inc.

Augmented reality enhancements for dental practitioners

A system comprises a scanner, an augmented reality (ar) display and a computing device. The scanner generates intraoral images of a dental arch and the ar display generates additional image data representative of a view from a wearer of the ar display.
Align Technology, Inc.

Augmented reality enhancements for dental practitioners

A system comprises a scanner, an augmented reality (ar) display and a computing device. The scanner generates intraoral images of a dental arch and the ar display generates additional image data representative of a view from a wearer of the ar display.
Align Technology, Inc.

Surgical system with augmented reality display

A surgical system includes a detector that includes an array of pixels configured to detect light reflected by a surgical device and generate a first signal. The first signal includes a first dataset representative of a visible image of the surgical device.
Ethicon Endo-surgery, Inc.

Encryption and decryption of visible codes for real time augmented reality views

A method of decrypting an encrypted message. The method comprises storing a wearer decryption code in a memory of a wearable mobile device having a head-worn augmented display which generates an augmented reality view for a wearer of the wearable mobile device, capturing using the wearable mobile device a video sequence including at least one frame imaging a visible code using an image sensor of the wearable mobile device, processing the video sequence to identify the visible code, decrypting the visible code using the wearer decryption code to create an decrypted content, and presenting the decrypted content on top of at least some of the visible code in the augmented reality view..

Virtual behavior training using augmented reality user devices

An augmented reality system that includes an augmented reality user device. The augmented reality user device includes display for overlaying virtual objects onto tangible objects in a real scene and a memory storing scenarios for a user.
Bank Of America Corporation

System and interactive cognitive task assistance

A cognitive assistant that allows a maintainer to speak to an application using natural language is disclosed. The maintainer can quickly interact with an application hands-free without the need to use complex user interfaces or memorized voice commands.
The Boeing Company

Real world gamification using augmented reality user devices

An augmented reality system that includes an augmented reality user device. The augmented reality user device includes display for overlaying virtual objects onto tangible objects in a real scene.
Bank Of America Corporation

Allocating virtual objects based on augmented reality

A method of allocating virtual objects based on augmented reality (ar) includes displaying, by an ar client terminal of a receiving user, a live map associated with a location of the receiving user. The live map includes a target location to which a virtual object was bound by a distributing user.
Alibaba Group Holding Limited

Systems and methods for creating and sharing a 3-dimensional augmented reality space

A 3-dimensional augmented reality (ar) world is a version of our “real” physical world augmented with virtual 3d objects that may be experienced by a user, such as someone who “sees” the virtual 3d objects through a smartphone or special eyewear. A shared 3d ar world is one in which multiple individuals can simultaneously experience the same augmented reality, even if they are not using the same devices.

Tool erosion detecting system using augmented reality

A tool erosion detecting system for a machine having a ground engaging tool is disclosed. The tool erosion detecting system may include a camera configured to generate a first image of the ground engaging tool on a display device, an input device configured to receive a user input, and a controller in communication with the camera and the input device.
Caterpillar Inc.

Subtractive rendering for augmented and virtual reality systems

Representative embodiments allow rendering of negative space in real world objects in a virtual reality or augmented reality system. Negative space is what exists within a real-world object.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Providing real-time sensor based information via an augmented reality application

A device may receive, from a user device, information that identifies a geolocation of the user device. The device may determine a set of sensor devices that are associated with the geolocation.
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.

Live augmented reality using tracking

Various embodiments of the present invention relate generally to systems and methods for analyzing and manipulating images and video. According to particular embodiments, the spatial relationship between multiple images and video is analyzed together with location information data, for purposes of creating a representation referred to herein as a surround view for presentation on a device.
Fyusion, Inc.

Intelligent interactive and augmented reality based user interface platform

Disclosed herein are methods and systems for an intelligent, interactive, and augmented reality (ar) based user interface platform. The platform can be implemented in many applications, such as providing real-time intelligent and interactive control between user input data and the resulting ar data, providing real-time and effective ar-based communication, or providing real-time control of physical devices in a remote network..
Integem Inc.

Facilitating dynamic across-network location determination using augmented reality display devices

An augmented reality system includes a central server, a local server an augmented reality user device. The central server includes account information for a customer and institution information.
Bank Of America Corporation

Facilitating dynamic across-network location determination using augmented reality display devices

An augmented reality system includes a central server, a local server an augmented reality user device. The central server includes account information for a customer and institution information.
Bank Of America Corporation

Live augmented reality guides

Various embodiments of the present invention relate generally to systems and methods for analyzing and manipulating images and video. According to particular embodiments, the spatial relationship between multiple images and video is analyzed together with location information data, for purposes of creating a representation referred to herein as a surround view for presentation on a device.
Fyusion, Inc.

Methods and systems for measuring human faces for fitting, selecting, and optimizing eyeglasses

Methods and systems include using a digital camera module for capturing a plurality of digital images of a tested subject at a plurality of perspective views. The tested subject is not required to move their head position or viewing direction during the capturing of images.
Perfect Vision Technology (hk) Ltd.

Vehicle navigation projection system and method thereof

The present disclosure illustrates a vehicle navigation projection system and a method thereof. In an embodiment, a projection device disposed on the top of vehicle interior receives and analyzes a current image in front of a driver's seat of vehicle, to obtain a contour of a street in the current image, generate an indication icon based on the contour of the street and a navigation signal, and project the indication icon on a projection glass served as windshield of the vehicle.
Inventec Corporation

Vehicle navigation display system and method thereof

A vehicle navigation display system is disclosed. A processing module of a transparent display device receives and analyzes a current image in front of a driver's seat of a vehicle, to obtain a contour of a street in the current image, and then generates an indication icon according to the contour of the street and a navigation signal generated by a navigation device.
Inventec Corporation

Distributed audio capturing techniques for virtual reality (vr), augmented reality (ar), and mixed reality (mr) systems

Systems and methods for capturing audio which can be used in applications such as virtual reality, augmented reality, and mixed reality systems. Some systems may include a plurality of distributed monitoring devices in an environment, each having a microphone and a location tracking unit.
Magic Leap, Inc.

Portable device and operation method thereof

A portable device includes a display module, an image capture module, and an eye-tracking module. The image capture module is used to capture images steadily.

Real estate property project analysis using augmented reality user devices

An augmented reality system that includes an augmented reality user device. The augmented reality user device includes display for overlaying virtual objects onto tangible objects in a real scene, a camera, and a global position system sensor.
Bank Of America Corporation

Generating virtual notation surfaces with gestures in an augmented and/or virtual reality environment

In an augmented reality and/or a virtual reality system, virtual annotation surfaces, or virtual sheets, or virtual whiteboards, may be materialized in in response to a detected gesture. A user may annotate, adjust, store, review and revise the virtual annotation surfaces, and allow for collaboration with other users, while in the current virtual environment, and/or within another virtual environment, and/or outside of the virtual environment..
Google Inc.

System and simulating user interaction with virtual objects in an interactive space

Systems and methods for simulating user interaction with virtual objects in an augmented reality environment are provided. Three-dimensional point cloud information from a three-dimensional volumetric imaging sensor may be obtained.
Meta Company

System, method and apparatus of eye tracking or gaze detection applications including facilitating action on or interaction with a simulated object

Techniques are disclosed for facilitating action by a user on a simulated object in an augmented reality environment. In some embodiments, a method includes, detecting a gesture of the user in a real environment via a sensor of the device; wherein, the gesture includes, movement of eye ball or eye focal point of one or more eyes of the user.
Augmented Reality Holdings, Llc

Augmented reality simulation device and computer-readable medium

An augmented reality simulation device includes: extension information display means for displaying a virtual object; relation information acquisition means for acquiring first relation information which is information that specifies relation between the virtual object and control axes of a numerical controller and second relation information which is information that specifies settings of the control axes and relation between the control axes; conversion means for converting a movement amount in a first coordinate system which is a coordinate system of the control axis to movement information in a second coordinate system which is a coordinate system for allowing the extension information display means to display the virtual object on the basis of the first relation information and the second relation information; and calculation means for calculating a display position and a display angle of the virtual object based on the movement information in the second coordinate system after the conversion.. .
Fanuc Corporation

Method and system of providing user facial displays in virtual or augmented reality for face occluding head mounted displays

A system, article, and method of providing user facial displays in virtual or augmented reality for face occluding head mounted displays.. .
Intel Ip Corporation

System and integrating augmented reality and virtual reality models into analytics visualizations

Techniques of integrating augmented reality and virtual reality models in analytics visualizations are disclosed. An embodiment comprises receiving a query for data from an analytics platform and then processing the query.
Sap Se

Geo-targeted property analysis using augmented reality user devices

An augmented reality system that includes an augmented reality user device. The augmented reality user device includes display for overlaying virtual objects onto tangible objects in a real scene and a global position system sensor.
Bank Of America Corporation

Property assessments using augmented reality user devices

An augmented reality system that includes an augmented reality user device. The augmented reality user device includes display for overlaying virtual objects onto tangible objects in a real scene, a camera, and a global position system sensor.
Bank Of America Corporation

Shopping system using augmented reality

A shopping system using augmented reality is disclosed. The shopping system comprising; a camera to capture the picture of a product; a computer vision program to recognize the identity of the product; a gps to detect the location of the camera; a database that associates each identity of a product with commercial information related to the product and the product location; and a display to present the commercial information of the product based on the camera location once the picture is captured..

Augmented reality dynamic authentication for electronic transactions

A system for authorizing an electronic transaction in an augmented reality environment comprises an augmented reality user device and an authentication server. The augmented reality user device includes a display that overlays virtual objects onto a field of view of the user.
Bank Of America Corporation

Augmented reality dynamic authentication

A system for performing authorization of a user in an augmented reality environment comprises an augmented reality user device, an automatic teller machine, and an authentication server. The automatic teller machine has a keypad with unmarked buttons.
Bank Of America Corporation

End of session detection in an augmented and/or virtual reality environment

In an augmented reality and/or a virtual reality system, termination of a virtual session, and/or suspension of a virtual session, may be detected based on detection of a position and/or orientation of a head mounted display device, and/or movement and position/orientation of the head mounted display device worn by the user. Follow on processing, and/or supplemental tasking, associated with the recently terminated virtual session, may be automatically initiated in response to the detection of the termination and/or suspension of the virtual session, without user intervention and/or manual input of a command instructing the system to initiate processing..
Google Inc.

Private real-time communication between meeting attendees during a meeting using one or more augmented reality headsets

Private real-time communications are provided between meeting attendees during a meeting using one or more augmented reality headsets. An augmented reality headset worn by a sending meeting attendee continuously monitors a current direction of the sending meeting attendee's gaze during the meeting, and detects that the sending meeting attendee has selected a receiving meeting attendee when the current direction of the sending attendee's gaze intersects with a location of the receiving meeting attendee.
Getgo, Inc.

System and proactive power and performance management of a workload in a portable computing device

Disclosed are methods and systems for proactive power and performance management of workloads in a portable computing device (“pcd”), such as, but not limited to, a virtual reality (“vr”) or augmented reality (“ar”) workload. An exemplary embodiment determines that a target application (or an application queued for execution) is compatible with a proactive throttling policy.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Augmented reality camera frustum

An apparatus such as a head-mounted display (hmd) may have a camera for capturing a visual scene for presentation via the hmd. A user of the apparatus may be operating a second, physical camera for capturing video or still images within the visual scene.
Disney Enterprises, Inc.

Head-up display for vehicle

The present invention relates to a head-up display for a vehicle configured to change display positions of a plurality of virtual images displayed through a windshield of the vehicle or the like to implement augmented reality and a control method thereof, and a head-up display for a vehicle according to an embodiment of the present disclosure may include a mirror unit comprising a first mirror for reflecting first and second image lights toward a windshield of the vehicle; a display layer located at the windshield of the vehicle to display a first virtual image corresponding to the first image light in a first region, and display a second virtual image corresponding to the second image light in a second region; and a controller configured to change an inclination of the first mirror to change a display position of the first and the second virtual image.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.

Method and providing service using a sensor and image recognition in a portable terminal

A method and an apparatus to provide a service using a sensor and image recognition in a portable terminal that supports augmented reality (ar). The method includes determining whether the portable terminal is parallel to ground using an acceleration sensor.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

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.

Utilizing vehicle window shading to improve quality of augmented reality video

A light shading module is integrated with a vehicle window and is configured to be in different states that involve different values of visible light transmittance (vlt) of the vehicle window. A camera fixed to the vehicle takes video of the outside environment.
Active Knowledge Ltd.

Apparatus and control or monitoring a printing system

Embodiments of the present invention relate to control apparatus and methods of a printing system, for example, comprising an intermediate transfer member (itm) and to user-related features of a printing system. Some embodiments relate to regulation of a velocity and/or tension and/or length of the itm.
Landa Corporation Ltd.

Light field light source orientation augmented reality and virtual reality and front-end device

The present invention relates to a light field light source orientation method for augmented reality and virtual reality and a front-end device. The method comprises: a: identifying a target marker; b.
Pacific Future Limited

Multi-spectrum segmentation for computer vision

A device for multi-spectrum segmentation for computer vision is described. A first optical sensor operates within a first spectrum range and generates first image data corresponding to a first image captured by the first optical sensor.
Daqri, Llc

Screen zoom feature for augmented reality applications

A computing device has a cpu and a digital camera configured to capture a digital image of a portion of a machine and send the digital image to the cpu for processing. An interactive display of the computing device renders the digital image.
Caterpillar Inc.

Geolocation notifications using augmented reality user devices

An augmented reality system that includes an augmented reality user device. The augmented reality user device includes a display for overlaying virtual objects onto objects in a real scene, a camera, and a global position system sensor.
Bank Of America Corporation

Virtual assessments using augmented reality user devices

An augmented reality system that includes an augmented reality user device. The augmented reality user device includes a display for overlaying virtual objects onto objects in a real scene, a camera, and a global position system sensor.
Bank Of America Corporation

Object recognition and analysis using augmented reality user devices

An augmented reality system that includes an augmented reality user device. The augmented reality user device includes a display for overlaying virtual objects onto objects in a real scene, a camera, and a global position system sensor.
Bank Of America Corporation

Augmented reality headset and digital wallet

An augmented reality system includes an augmented reality user device and a digital wallet. The digital wallet includes items associated with a user.
Bank Of America Corporation

Contextual augmented reality overlays

An augmented reality system that includes an augmented reality user device for a user that includes a display that overlays virtual objects onto tangible objects in real-time and a camera that captures images of a document. The augmented reality user device further includes one or more processors implementing an optical character recognition (ocr) engine, an electronic transfer engine, and a virtual overlay engine.
Bank Of America Corporation

Augmented reality-assisted modular set-up and product stocking systems and methods

Embodiments relate to augmented reality-assisted (ar-assisted) product modular arrangement systems and methods for setting up retail spaces and displays and arranging and stocking products thereon. The ar-assisted system can comprise an ar device, such as a headset, glasses, or mobile device, that guides a user through locating, setting up and arranging a retail display, such as a shelf, modular, rack or other physical area.
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

Augmented reality mixing for distributed audio capture

A method including determining and tracking a position of an observed sound source to an observation point at an audio monitoring device; determining an identifier for the observed sound source based upon the determined and tracked position of the observed sound source; receiving distributed audio capture application signals at the audio monitoring device, where the distributed audio capture application signals include at least one audio mixing parameter for individual audio object channels and identifiers for respective audio objects of the individual audio object channels; and associating a first one of the individual audio object channels with the observed sound source based upon the received identifier of the first individual audio object channel and the determined identifier.. .
Nokia Technologies Oy

Unobtrusive eye mounted display

An unobtrusive augmented reality (ar) system can be used to assist the wearer in every day interactions by projecting information from the contact lens display onto the retina of the wearer's eye. The unobtrusive augmented reality system includes a necklace and a contact lens display that are unobtrusive to the wearer and the wearer's surrounding environment.
Spy Eye, Llc

Virtual reality archery training system

An adjustable archery training bow assembly includes a single resistance element and an adjustment mechanism that can be actuated by a user to vary the tension level in the resistance element for training purposes. The training bow also includes a mount for receiving a mobile device, which allows the user to practice various augmented reality-archery training scenarios.

Method and apparatus to achieve virtual reality with a flexible display

The current invention relates to the method to achieve virtual reality or augmented reality with using flexible substrate containing light emitting arrays, or optical passage arrays, to project image upon the retinas of human eyes. Further, it relates to the method to detect the real-time focal length change of the eye-lens and modify the flexible substrate's curvature and distance from the eye to vary global angle configurations of light beams that go into the eye to produce images on the retina at various focus depth of the eyes to achieve re-focusable artificial vision..

Systems for augmented reality visual aids and tools

Adaptive control driven system/acds 99, supports visual enhancement, mitigation of challenges and with basic image modification algorithms and any known hardware from contact lenses to iols to ar hardware glasses, & enables users to enhance vision with user interface based on a series of adjustments that are applied to move, modify, or reshape image sets and components with full advantage of the remaining useful retinal area, thus addressing aspects of visual challenges heretofore inaccessible by devices which learn needed adjustments.. .
Eyedaptic, Llc

System and rendering complex data in a virtual reality or augmented reality environment

Methods for virtual reality and augmented reality rendering of a 3d object are provided. The methods can include segmenting the 3d object such that portions of the 3d object can be identifiable and distinguishable.
Simbionix Ltd.

Augmented reality for providing vehicle functionality through virtual features

The disclosure includes embodiments for providing a virtual feature to a vehicle including an augmented reality (“ar”) headset and an ar glove. A method according to some embodiments includes causing the ar headset to display the virtual object which includes a three-dimensional image of a control element operable to control the virtual feature.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Method and augmented reality display on vehicle windscreen

A method for providing a machine operator with an augmented reality view of an environment includes determining a location and orientation of a vehicle. An eye position and gaze of an operator of the vehicle are also determined.
Limited Liability Company "topcon Positioning Systems"

Method and the start-up operation of a multi-axis system

A method for the start-up operation of a multi-axis system, the multi-axis system having segments which are movable by a controller in one or more axes, and a tool which is connected to one of the segments and is movable and drivable to a specified position by the controller. The method includes assigning a workspace and a safe space to the multi-axis system, arranging optical markers in an environment, making it possible for an augmented reality system to determine the position of a camera system which records the multi-axis system within the environment, defining a bounding body for each of the components such that the bounding body encloses the component, calculating a position of the bounding body during the movement of the multi-axis system, visualizing the bounding bodies together with an image recorded by the camera system, and checking whether the bounding body intersects with the safe space..
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

System and augmenting healthcare-provider performance

A system and method for augmenting healthcare-provider performance employs a head-mounted computing device that includes camera and microphones to capture a patient encounter and events immediately before and after: video, dictation and dialog. Wearing the device by the provider during the encounter permits normal interaction between provider and patient, encouraging the provider to maintain focus on the patient.
Augmedix, Inc.

Spatially variable liquid crystal diffraction gratings

The present disclosure relates to display systems and, more particularly, to augmented reality display systems. A diffraction grating includes a plurality of different diffracting zones having a periodically repeating lateral dimension corresponding to a grating period adapted for light diffraction.
Magic Leap, Inc.

Near-eye display apparatus

A wearable augmented reality (ar) or virtual reality (vr) display apparatus includes an optical waveguide; an optical free-form surface; and a microdisplay; wherein optical free-form surface is optically coupled to the waveguide through an inclined optical path. A near-eye display apparatus includes two or more layers of waveguide plates arranged to overlap with each other, wherein within each layer of the waveguide plate includes multiple reflective surfaces different in reflectivity, so as to ensure that light transmitted through the waveguide plate has a substantially uniform distribution of intensity in a predetermined area when exiting outward from the waveguide plate.
Beijing Ned+ar Display Technology Co., Ltd.

Tracking core for providing input to peripherals in mixed reality environments

Disclosed is a self-contained, pluggable tracking system that monitors six degree of freedom (“6dof”) without external apparatus, e.g., visual tracking or magnetic. The tracking core can communicate with a host device and with an external computing device.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Method, apparatus, and system for utilizing augmented reality to improve surgery

A method, apparatus, and computer readable medium are provided for utilizing augmented reality visualization to assist surgery. An example method includes generating a three dimensional reconstruction of an image stack representing a target area of a patient, and superimposing, by a head-mounted display, a projection of the three dimensional reconstruction onto a field of view of a user.
King Abdullah University Of Science And Technology

Remote document execution and network transfer using augmented reality display devices

An augmented reality user device includes a display, a physical identification verification engine, a gesture confirmation engine, and in interface. The display overlays a virtual file document onto a tangible object.
Bank Of America Corporation

Facilitating digital data transfers using augmented reality display devices

An augmented reality system that includes an augmented reality user device for a first person including a head-mounted display configured to overlay virtual objects onto tangible objects in real-time, a memory, a camera, and one or more processors. The augmented reality user device is configured to perform facial recognition on the captured image to identify a face of the second person, to identify an entry for the second person, and to initiate a peer-to-peer transfer when the entry for the second person has been identified.
Bank Of America Corporation

Method and sharing augmented reality applications to multiple clients

A method of interaction using augmented reality may include aligning a local augmented reality (ar) view to a remote ar view of a remote user, receiving remote annotations from the remote user, sending local annotations registered to a local view to the remote user, and manipulating local view with remote and local annotations. The method may also include capturing a first video image using a camera, generating first augmented reality (ar) coordinates corresponding to the first video image, receiving second ar coordinates, 3d object information and second video frame from remote user, loading 3d content and instructions from a remote storage, and updating positions and existence of the received 3d object information and the loaded 3d content..
Scope Technologies Us Inc.

Augmented reality service coloring play

An augmented reality service method for a coloring play according to the present invention comprises the steps of: 1) executing a service application, and selecting and downloading an image to be colored from a server by a user terminal; 2) coloring the downloaded image in a specific pattern, using tool provided by the service application; 3) printing the colored image; 4) executing the service application, scanning a printed material of the colored image so as to recognize a marker, and extracting color information according to coordinates of the image; coloring an augmented reality content provided by the server according to the extracted color information, so as to generate a colored augmented reality content on the basis of the image colored by a user; and 7) displaying the colored augmented reality content on a display unit of the user terminal.. .
Ds Global

Augmented reality interactive experience

An augmented reality (ar) system for providing an ar experience to a user of an ar venue includes a hardware processor, a memory, a light detector, a display, and an ar application stored in the memory. The hardware processor can execute the ar application to provide a virtual environment corresponding to the ar venue on the display, and to detect a light event resulting from interaction of an infrared (ir) light produced by an ar accessory utilized by the user with a surface within the ar venue.
Disney Enterprises Inc.

Augmented reality cross-cueing systems and methods

Cross-cueing systems allow users to instantly understand the geographic location of objects in the video scene, as well as instantly understand the location within the scene of objects on a map. This provides an unprecedented level of situation awareness for unmanned vehicle operators and video surveillance system operators..
Rapid Imaging Software, Inc.

Electroencephalograph-based user interface for virtual and augmented reality systems

An apparatus to analyze and manipulate biofeedback data is described. The apparatus includes a display that renders a simulated environment.

Mobile terminal and controlling method thereof

Disclosed are a mobile terminal and a controlling method thereof. The mobile terminal includes a camera for sequentially acquiring a first image for augmented reality (ar), which include at least one object, a display unit for outputting the first image, and a controller for, if an input for selecting a specific object among the at least one object included in the first image is received, storing information related to the selected specific object.
Lg Electronics Inc.

Near eye wavefront emulating display

A near eye display device includes a sparse array of intensity modulated light beam emission and steering points disposed on a transparent lens, capable of forming a wide field of view composite image directly on the retina with variable degrees of apparent depth controlled by an image forming timing signal. The active regions of the beam emission and steering elements is configured so as not to generate optical aberrations of transmitted ambient light that is apparent to the eye.

Virtual reality and augmented reality for industrial automation

An industrial visualization system generates and delivers virtual reality (vr) and augmented reality (ar) presentations of industrial facilities to wearable appliances to facilitate remote or enhanced interaction with automation systems within the facility. Vr presentations can comprise three-dimensional (3d) holographic views of a plant facility or a location within a plant facility.
Rockwell Automation Technologies, Inc.

Edge user interface for augmenting camera viewfinder with information

A camera view on a display such as a smart phone display is decimated responsive to a control signal to present augmented reality (ar) information. This creates edges in which the ar information is presented so as not to clutter the camera view, enabling uncluttered use of the standard camera function user interface (ui)..
Sony Corporation

System and markerless injection of ads in ar

A method is provided for markerless injection of content into an augmented reality scene by use of a mobile device. Through the mobile device, a camera feed of a scene is acquired, which includes a flat surface.
Civic Resource Group International Incorporated

Virtual reality and augmented reality for industrial automation

An industrial visualization system generates and delivers virtual reality (vr) and augmented reality (ar) presentations of industrial facilities to wearable appliances to facilitate remote or enhanced interaction with automation systems within the facility. Vr presentations can comprise three-dimensional (3d) holographic views of a plant facility or a location within a plant facility.
Rockwell Automation Technologies, Inc.

System, device or collaborative augmented reality

A system, device, or method for enabling collaboration with a team of people in an augmented reality (ar) environment or collaborative augmented reality (car).. .
Dotty Digital Pty Ltd

Intelligent contact recording in a virtual reality contact center

As technology advances, customer-agent interactions require adoption of the new technologies to remain useful to customers and cost effective to contact centers. Virtual reality technology allows a customer to virtually tour a remote location and optionally interact with an agent during the virtual tour.
Avaya Inc.

Method, device, and non-transitory computer readable storage medium for virtual reality or augmented reality

A method for virtual reality (vr) or augmented reality (ar) includes sensing a relative angle between a reference direction defined by a first tracking device and a navigate direction defined by a second tracking device, calculating a viewing angle according to the relative angle between the reference direction and the navigate direction, and displaying a vr or ar environment in the corresponding viewing angle.. .
Htc Corporation

Color analysis and control using an electronic mobile device transparent display screen

A mobile electronic device includes a transparent display screen for comparing and accurately determining the color of a predetermined object, for various applications, including augmented reality. Color data for a perceived color stores in a memory and displays images as perceived through the transparent display screen.
Sk Commercial Construction, Inc.

Determining pose for use with digital watermarking, fingerprinting and augmented reality

Image recognition and augmented reality experiences utilize auxiliary data extracted from an image or video, or image fingerprints, or a combination of both. One claim recites a method of controlling a device, the device comprising a camera and a display screen.
Digimarc Corporation

Augmented reality system and method

A system for providing augmented reality, the system including a client device having an imaging device that in use images a pattern associated with at least part of an object, a display and at least one electronic processing device that identifies the pattern using signals from the imaging device, identifies a visualisation associated with the pattern using a user profile defining visualisations associated with respective patterns and causes the display to display the object as imaged by the imaging device and the visualisation provided in conjunction with the object.. .
Metaverse Pty Ltd

Methods, systems, apparatuses, and techniques for employing augmented reality and virtual reality

Techniques for employing augmented reality or virtual reality information are presented. An information management component (imc) of an augmented reality device (ard) can monitor and detect user activities and conditions in area in proximity to ard.
Rockwell Automation Technologies, Inc.

Augmented reality assistance system for the visually impaired

An augmented reality assistance system can include a wearable augmented reality device. The augmented reality device can include an imaging device, a speaker, a microphone, and one or more sensors.

Toy construction system for augmented reality

A toy construction system comprising a plurality of toy construction elements each comprising coupling means for releasably interconnecting the toy construction elements, one or more marker construction elements comprising such coupling means, configured to interconnect with the toy construction elements, and each having a visual appearance recognizable by an image processing system representing a distinct toy object, and a data processing system comprising a digital processor configured to process a captured image of a toy construction model to detect a position of the composite marker construction element within the captured image, and responsive to the detected position of the composite marker construction element, generate a computer-generated image. Direct or indirect interconnection of two or more of marker construction elements with each other or toy construction elements creates a composite marker construction element representing a combination of said distinct toy objects..
Lego A/s

Augmented reality sharing for wearable devices

A system, method, and wireless earpieces for communicating augmented reality content. A sharing request for the augmented reality content is received through wireless earpieces.
Bragi Gmbh

Efficient augmented reality display calibration

Techniques of augmented reality device calibration are disclosed. In some example embodiments, a system calibrates a visual inertial navigation (vin) camera of a head mounted display (hmd) device with at least one eye camera of the hmd device to generate multi-camera calibration parameters, calibrating the at eye camera(s) with a display module of the hmd to generate display calibration parameters, calibrating the imu with the vin camera to generate vin calibration parameters, and calibrating the imu to the display module using the multi-camera calibration parameters, the display calibration parameters, and the vin calibration parameters..
Daqri, Llc

Recording high fidelity digital immersive experiences through off-device computation

Systems and methods are described for recording high fidelity augmented reality or virtual reality experiences through off-device computation. In one implementation, an augmented reality system renders an augmented reality object overlaid over a real-world environment; captures video and audio data of the real-world environment during rendering of the augmented reality object; and stores augmented reality object data associated with the rendered augmented reality object.
Disney Enterprises, Inc.

Mobile maps connected to augmented reality games via linket

The invention combines esports and mobile augmented reality games. A mobile device runs a map.

Augmented reality conferencing system and method

A system, method, and wireless earpieces for augmented reality communications. A location of two or more users is determined.
Bragi Gmbh

Display control device, display control method, and recording medium

There is provided a display control device including a display controller configured to place a virtual object within an augmented reality space corresponding to a real space in accordance with a recognition result of a real object shown in an image captured by an imaging part, and an operation acquisition part configured to acquire a user operation. When the user operation is a first operation, the display controller causes the virtual object to move within the augmented reality space..
Sony Corporation

Generating virtual reality and augmented reality content for a live event

A content visualization system generates visual content for a visualization device based on visual content of a live event. The content visualization system collects visual content and source perspective data from visual content sources.
Gopro, Inc.

Displaying items of interest in an augmented reality environment

Computer program products, methods, systems, apparatus, and computing entities are provided for overcoming the technical problem of providing an augmented reality that displays an actual image of the item or a proportionally dimensioned representation of the item to a user. To overcome this challenge, two separate approaches can be used: a beacon/tag/sensor-based approach and a marker-based approach..
United Parcel Service Of America, Inc.

Displaying items of interest in an augmented reality environment

Computer program products, methods, systems, apparatus, and computing entities are provided for overcoming the technical problem of providing an augmented reality that displays an actual image of the item or a proportionally dimensioned representation of the item to a user. To overcome this challenge, two separate approaches can be used: a beacon/tag/sensor-based approach and a marker-based approach..
United Parcel Service Of America, Inc.

Product recommendations based on augmented reality viewpoints

Provided are methods and techniques for providing a product recommendation to a user using augmented reality. A product recommendation system determines a user viewpoint, the viewpoint including an augmented product positioned in a camera image of the user's surroundings.
Adobe Systems Incorporated

Augmented reality therapeutic movement display and gesture analyzer

Systems and methods for displaying augmented reality clinical movements may use an augmented reality device to display aspects of a clinical movement. The systems and methods may use a motion capture device to capture the clinical movement.

Offline-service multi-user interaction based on augmented reality

A method for offline-service multi-user interaction based on augmented reality (ar) includes scanning, by an ar client terminal of a user, an offline service label at an offline service site. Information of the offline service label is transmitted to a server terminal.
Alibaba Group Holding Limited

Optimized summarizing and fact checking method and system utilizing augmented reality

An optimized fact checking system analyzes and determines the factual accuracy of information and/or characterizes the information by comparing the information with source information. The optimized fact checking system automatically monitors information, processes the information, fact checks the information in an optimized manner and/or provides a status of the information.

Augmented reality therapeutic movement display and gesture analyzer

Systems and methods for displaying augmented reality clinical movements may use an augmented reality device to display aspects of a clinical movement. The systems and methods may use a motion capture device to capture the clinical movement.

Eyewear devices with focus tunable lenses

An eyewear device comprises a left lens assembly and a right lens assembly. The left lens assembly includes a left focus tunable lens and a left focus fixed lens.
Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation

Image information processing method and augmented reality ar device

An image information processing method includes obtaining, by an ar device, a first image including an image of a target object. The method includes detecting an environmental parameter of the ar device based on the first image.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Real-time three dimensional display of flexible needles using augmented reality

A method of real-time 3d flexible needle tracking for image-guided surgery is provided that includes uploading, using a controller, a virtual model of a flexible needle to a calibrated 3d mixed reality headset, where the virtual model, establishing an initial position of a base of a flexible needle relative to a target under test, using the controller and the flexible needle, where the flexible needle includes sensors spanning from the base to along a length of the flexible needle, where the sensors communicate a position, a shape, and an orientation of the flexible needle to the controller, where the controller communicates the sensor positions to the calibrated 3d mixed-reality headset, and using the calibrated 3d mixed-reality headset to display in real-time a position and shape of the flexible needle relative to the target under test.. .
The Board Of Trustees Of The Leland Stanford Junior University

Context-aware tagging for augmented reality environments

A method for tag-based search includes capturing an image, extracting a tag from the image, identifying a location associated with the captured image, and querying stored content for information that matches the location and the tag. Local storage is checked for the information first, and remote storage may be checked subsequently.
International Business Machines Corporation

Marker-based augmented reality authoring tools

An augmented reality-based content authoring tool is presented. A content author arranges machine-recognizable markers in a physical environment.
Nant Holdings Ip, Llc

System and measurement based quality inspection

A method for inspecting a component includes generating measurement data of the component, using a measurement device coupled to an optical marker device. The method further includes generating co-ordinate data of the measurement device, using the optical marker device and at least one camera.
General Electric Company

Method for improving occluded edge quality in augmented reality based on depth camera

A method of improving occluded edge quality in an augmented reality system comprises: a data input step of using a camera set to capture a scene and an object set in the scene to obtain an original image; an occluded region extracting step of obtaining an extracted image by performing a difference operation according to a first image and a second image, which are obtained according to depth buffer calculations according to first and second virtual planes set in the scene; and an occluded image generating step of inserting a virtual object into the original image according to the extracted image, the original image and a third virtual plane, which is set between the first and second virtual planes, to obtain an occluded image with a smooth occluded edge.. .
National Tsing Hua University

Augmented reality device and product purchase facilitation

An augmented reality device and method for product purchase facilitation using an augmented reality device are provided. The device includes a display module configured to provide augmented reality visual content, the augmented reality visual content including a virtual image of a product, a biometric authentication module configured to receive biometric data relating to a user and authenticate the user based on the received biometric data, and a transceiver module configured to receive, from a user device, digital payment credentials for facilitating purchase of the product, and transmit the digital payment credentials to a payment processing module for product purchase upon successful authentication of the user..
Mastercard Asia/pacific Pte. Ltd.

Augmented reality e-commerce platform

Provided are computer-implemented methods and systems for implementing and utilizing an augmented reality (ar) platform. The ar platform may include a first user interface, a second user interface, a processor, and an artificial intelligence (ai) module.
River Ventures Spa

Method and system for providing augmented reality contents by using user editing image

Provided are a method and system for providing augmented reality content using a user-edited image. The method of providing ar using a user-edited image includes adding a frame including a plurality of markers to an image captured by a camera unit or an already captured image by executing an application installed on the terminal, requesting a printing apparatus to print the image to which the frame has been added, obtaining an image by photographing the printed matter printed by the printing apparatus by executing the application, identifying a marker in the obtained image and requesting an ar object and ar object attribute data corresponding to the marker from an ar content providing server, and displaying the ar object received from the ar content providing server..
Ds Global

Digital rights management in virtual and augmented reality

Digital rights management techniques are described that address traits of a behavior of a user population that is to interact with digital content as part of a virtual or augmented reality environment. A digital rights management (drm) module is implemented to manage a digital rights management policy to dynamically address traits and changes to the traits of a behavior of users that consume the digital content as part of an augmented or virtual reality environment.
Adobe Systems Incorporated

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

Wipro Limited

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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.

Video capture system control using virtual cameras for augmented reality

There is provided a system and method for integrating a virtual rendering system and a video capture system using flexible camera control to provide an augmented reality. There is provided a method for integrating a virtual rendering system and a video capture system for outputting a composite render to a display, the method comprising obtaining, from the virtual rendering system, a virtual camera configuration of a virtual camera in a virtual environment, programming the video capture system using the virtual camera configuration to correspondingly control a robotic camera in a real environment, capturing a video capture feed using the robotic camera, obtaining a virtually rendered feed using the virtual camera, rendering the composite render by processing the feeds, and outputting the composite render to the display..
Disney Enterprises Inc.

Leveraging head mounted displays to enable person-to-person interactions

Various arrangements for using an augmented reality device are presented. Speech spoken by a person in a real-world scene may be captured by an augmented reality (ar) device.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Word flow annotation

An augmented reality (ar) device can be configured to monitor ambient audio data. The ar device can detect speech in the ambient audio data, convert the detected speech into text, or detect keywords such as rare words in the speech.
Magic Leap, Inc.

Method and position and motion instruction

World data is established, including real-world position and/or real-world motion of an entity. Target data is established, including planned or ideal position and/or motion for the entity.
Atheer, Inc.

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 Technologies, Inc.

Contextual augmented reality devices collaboration

A first display device determines a first device configuration of the first display device and a first context of a first ar application operating on the first display device. The first display device detects a second display device that comprises a head up display (hud) system of a vehicle.
Daqri, Llc

Systems and methods for contextually augmented video creation and sharing

An augmented reality (ar) device includes a 3d video camera to capture video images and corresponding depth information, a display device to display the video data, and an ar module to add a virtual 3d model to the displayed video data. A depth mapping module generates a 3d map based on the depth information, a dynamic scene recognition and tracking module processes the video images and the 3d map to detect and track a target object within a field of view of the 3d video camera, and an augmented video rendering module renders an augmented video of the virtual 3d model dynamically interacting with the target object.
Intel Corporation

Method and providing augmented reality-based dynamic service

The present invention includes the steps of: collecting data associated with a preset authoring item based on a predetermined viewing point within content to be guided, when an authoring mode; rendering authoring item-specific data collected based on a preset augmented reality content service policy, matching the rendered data to metadata corresponding to the viewing point, and storing the matched data; checking the metadata of the viewing point; and as a result of the checking, matching the metadata to the content displayed in the viewing region and augmenting the content.. .
Korea Advanced Institute Of Science And Technology

Intelligent augmented reality (iar) platform-based communication system

Systems, devices and methods for an intelligent augmented reality (iar) platform-based communications are disclosed. During a communication, real-time audio, video and/or sensor data are captured in real-time; and scene analysis and data analytics are also performed in real-time to extract information from raw data.
Integem Inc.

System and tool mapping

A mobile device identifies a user task provided by an augmented reality application at a mobile device. The mobile device identifies a first physical tool valid for performing the user task from a tool compliance library based on the user task.
Daqri, Llc

Placing large objects and objects separated by large distances in augmented reality

Systems and methods are described for placing large objects and objects separated by large distances in an ar environment. An ar headset system may place and generate digital objects using relative geographical coordinates (e.g., latitude, longitude, and altitude) between the user's current position and the object being placed.
Disney Enterprises, Inc.

Wide area augmented reality location-based services

Apparatus, methods and systems of providing ar content are disclosed. Embodiments of the inventive subject matter can obtain an initial map of an area, derive views of interest, obtain ar content objects associated with the views of interest, establish experience clusters and generate a tile map tessellated based on the experience clusters.
Nant Holdings Ip, Llc

Virtual and augmented reality systems and methods

A method for displaying virtual content to a user, the method includes determining an accommodation of the user's eyes. The method also includes delivering, through a first waveguide of a stack of waveguides, light rays having a first wavefront curvature based at least in part on the determined accommodation, wherein the first wavefront curvature corresponds to a focal distance of the determined accommodation.
Magic Leap, Inc.

Large exit pupil wearable near-to-eye vision systems exploiting freeform eyepieces

Within applications for near-to-eye (nr2i) displays, irrespective of whether they are for short-term, long-term, low vision, augmented reality, etc., there is a conflicting tradeoff between user comfort, ease of attachment, minimizing intrusiveness and aesthetics which must be concurrently balanced with and are often in conflict with providing an optical vision system within the nr2i display that provides the user with a wide field of view and high image resolution whilst also offering a large exit pupil for eye placement with sufficient eye clearance. Embodiments of the invention address these issues and provide a high performance optical system through the design of the optical eyepiece design to overcome these limitations within a bioptic configuration with laterally disposed displays..
Esight Corp.

Automatic placement of a virtual object in a three-dimensional space

Augmented reality systems and methods for automatically repositioning a virtual object with respect to a destination object in a three-dimensional (3d) environment of a user are disclosed. The systems and methods can automatically attach the target virtual object to the destination object and re-orient the target virtual object based on the affordances of the virtual object or the destination object.
Magic Leap, Inc.

Augmented reality line-of-sight interactions with people and objects online

Designed is a system and method for providing line of sight interaction in an ar environment between users of portable devices with the camera. The system and method uses computer-generated images to represent other system users and real or fictional objects with the precise location in 3 dimensional space.

System and method to provide augmented reality and remote gameplay for traditional trading card games

A computer-implemented method and system to deliver enhanced augmented reality gameplay experience for trading card games. The computer-implemented method includes setting up a gaming session with a plurality of gamers through a user interface.

Augmented reality image projection system

The present disclosure relates to an augmented reality (ar) image projection system capable of simultaneously capturing a real image and projecting an ar image, and capable of applying same to a subject requiring precise work or in an environment having spatial restrictions. The present disclosure includes a real image capture device for capturing a real image illuminated by invisible rays without interference with visible rays, and an ar image projection device for projecting an ar image, wherein the real image capture device captures a real image and the ar image projection device projects an ar image through the same optical axis.
National Cancer Center

Camera driving device and see-through displaying

A camera driving device for see-through displaying in an augmented reality and a method thereof are disclosed. A rear camera driving device of a smart terminal includes a sensing module sensing the real-time natural sight conditions of the user including a sight line, a visual angle, and a view of the user of the smart terminal, and a distance and an angle between a pupil and the smart terminal; a control module controlling shooting conditions including an optical angle, a focus, a focal length and a magnification of a rear camera of the smart terminal based on the real time natural sight conditions of the user transmitted from the sensing module; and a shooting module driven according to the shooting conditions transmitted from the control module..
Iplab Inc.

Interference based augmented reality hosting platforms

Interference-based augmented reality hosting platforms are presented. Hosting platforms can include networking nodes capable of analyzing a digital representation of scene to derive interference among elements of the scene.
Nant Holdings Ip, Llc

Multiuser augmented reality system and method

A multiuser, collaborative augmented reality (ar) system employs individual ar devices for viewing real-world anchors, that is, physical models that are recognizable to the camera and image processing module of the ar device. To mitigate ambiguous configurations when used in the collaborative mode, each anchor is registered with a server to ensure that only uniquely recognizable anchors are simultaneously active at a particular location.

Systems and methods for augmented reality aware contents

Methods and systems for rendering augmented reality aware standard digital content are disclosed. The method includes detecting a context sensitive trigger initiated in response to activation of a trigger condition related to a standard digital content; determining augmented reality content information associated with the context sensitive trigger using augmented reality awareness data; retrieving based on the augmented reality content information, at least one of augmented reality trigger information, augmented reality digital content or mixed content experience configuration; activating at least one reality source based on the context sensitive trigger to capture reality data in response to retrieving; identifying at least one augmented reality trigger in the at least one reality source; and selectively rendering one of the at least one portion of the standard digital content, the augmented reality digital content and the reality data relative to the at least one portion of the standard digital content..
Wipro Limited.

Virtual reality experience for a vehicle

A virtual reality system is disclosed that provides autonomous vehicle (av) sensor data to applications such as games and augmented reality overlays to enhance experiences for riders in the autonomous vehicle. Virtual reality headsets offer users unique and interesting experiences, but when used in a changing environment such as a moving vehicle, external stimuli can impair the virtual reality experience.
Uber Technologies, Inc.

Virtual reality experience for a vehicle

A virtual reality system is disclosed that provides autonomous vehicle (av) sensor data to applications such as games and augmented reality overlays to enhance experiences for riders in the autonomous vehicle. Virtual reality headsets offer users unique and interesting experiences, but when used in a changing environment such as a moving vehicle, external stimuli can impair the virtual reality experience.
Uber Technologies, Inc.

Conducting digital surveys utilizing virtual reality and augmented reality devices

Embodiments of the present disclosure relate generally to generating, conducting, and reporting digital surveys utilizing augmented reality devices and/or virtual reality devices. In particular, in one or more embodiments, the disclosed systems and methods assist administrators in generating digital surveys utilizing interactive virtual environments via a virtual reality device and/or augmented reality elements via an augmented reality device.
Qualtrics, Llc

Virtual and augmented reality systems and methods

A system for displaying virtual content to a user includes at least one light source to multiplex a plurality of light beams to display a respective plurality of light patterns associated with one or more frames of image data. The system also includes a plurality of waveguides to receive the plurality of light beams and to direct the plurality of light beams toward an exit pupil, wherein the plurality of waveguides are stacked along an optical axis of the user.
Magic Leap, Inc.

Fixed-distance virtual and augmented reality systems and methods

A fixed-distance display system includes a light source configured to generate a light beam. The system also includes a light guiding optical element configured to propagate at least a portion of the light beam by total internal reflection.
Magic Leap, Inc.

Sedentary virtual reality method and systems

Method and devices for creating a sedentary virtual-reality system are provided. A user interface is provided that allows for the intuitive navigation of the sedentary virtual-reality system based on the position of the users head.
Connectivity Labs Inc.

Fantasy sport platform with augmented reality player acquisition

The present technology provides a system and method for assembling a fantasy sports team using augmented reality. The technology employs a fantasy game server in communication with one or more users' electronic devices.

Augmented reality system

An enhanced augmented reality system and method comprising a smart device, a camera, a processor, a storage and a physical object comprising one or more than one text, image or pattern on the physical object, where the text, image, or pattern on the object is associated with instructions executable on a processor for displaying augmented reality to a user. There is also a method useful for the system comprising the steps of a) locating a text, image or pattern using a smart device; b) scanning the text, image or pattern using a camera embedded in the smart device; c) retrieving and executing instructions executable on a processor from a storage to start enhanced augmented reality associated with the text, image or pattern; and d) repeating steps a-c until a predefined goal has been reached by the user or the instructions executed by the processor associated with the object have completed..
Battleshirts

Smart interactive and autonomous robotic property maintenance apparatus, system, and method

The present invention relates to an intelligent interactive apparatus, system and method that aligns with property trimming and cutting tools such as pole saws, lawnmowers or unmanned aerial drones. More particularly, the present invention relates to a pole saw or autonomous lawnmower with attached functional accessories such as autonomously operated line trimmer or lawn edging devices operating on a 360 degree axis obtaining power and motion on a electro magnetic levitation system and having an attached imaging apparatus assembly that is linked to a display output device allowing for more intelligent and consistent tree, grass, and hedge views and overall control.

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.
Hogenboom Phloxen

Encoding and decoding virtual reality video

A virtual reality or augmented reality experience of a scene may be decoded for playback for a viewer through a combination of cpu and gpu processing. A video stream may be retrieved from a data store.
Lytro, Inc.

Modifying text appearance and display properties to improve reading efficiency

A method is disclosed where modified text, text display, and rate are performed to make reading more efficient including speed, comprehension, and retention. The text is displayed at a reader-controlled variable rate, in logical lines, emphasizing nouns and verbs vs.

Stereo image generation and interactive playback

Video data of an environment may be prepared for stereoscopic presentation to a user in a virtual reality or augmented reality experience. According to one method, a plurality of locations distributed throughout a viewing volume may be designated, at which a plurality of vantages are to be positioned to facilitate viewing of the environment from proximate the locations.
Lytro, Inc.

System and displaying computer-based content in a virtual or augmented environment

A system and method for displaying computer-based content in a virtual or augmented environment includes receiving a selection of content for display on a window of a computing system, rendering the content as a virtual screen independently orientable from other virtual screens corresponding to other windows of the computing system, compositing the virtual screen into a virtual or augmented reality environment, detecting a selection of the virtual screen using a virtual controller, based on a gaze of a user within the virtual or augmented reality environment, or both, and changing properties of the virtual screen based on manipulation of the virtual controller by the user. In some embodiments, the system and method further include one or more of rendering a pointing ray and changing the properties based on movement of the virtual controller as if the virtual controller and the virtual screen are connected by a rigid link..

Method and system for virtual shoes fitting

A method for virtual shoes fitting includes providing two augmented reality (ar) reference papers, each having a plurality of ar markers and a standard size reference object, one reference paper being placed on a ground and the other ar reference paper being placed directly behind and at right angle to the ground; and providing a mobile device having a camera, a processor, and a machine-readable medium with instructions that, when executed, cause the processor to produce ar markers on the mobile device, and automatically taking photos of a user's foot placed on the ar reference paper on the ground together with the standard size reference object. A system for virtual shoes fitting is also disclosed..
Hong Kong Productivity Council

Forward direction determination for augmented reality and virtual reality

In various embodiments, methods and systems for determining a forward direction for augmented reality (ar)/virtual reality (vr) are provided. A sideways vector and an up vector are measured by an ar/vr device.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Method for image display and electronic device supporting the same

A head mounted electronic device includes a display that displays a virtual reality (vr) image in left-eye and right-eye lens areas, a camera module that photographs an image, and a processor that detects at least one object existing within a photographing range of the camera module based on the photographed image of the camera module. The processor is configured to switch the vr image to the photographed image or to an augmented reality (ar) image including at least part of the photographed image if at least one object exists within a first area, the first area being an area from the camera module to a point spaced apart from the camera module by a first distance within the photographing range..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Operating room and surgical site awareness

The present disclosure is directed to an augmented reality head mounted device worn by a user. The device includes an image capture device configured to capture an image of a surgical environment and a transparent lens configured to display an augmented image based on the image of the surgical environment.
Covidien Lp

Methods and systems for photorealistic human holographic augmented reality communication with interactive control in real-time

Disclosed herein are methods and systems for real-time holographic augmented reality image processing. The processing includes the steps of receiving, at a computer device and from an image capturing component, real-time image data; extracting one or more objects or a scene from the real-time image data based on results from real-time adaptive learning and one or more object/scene extraction parameters; extracting one or more human objects from the real-time image data based on results from real-time adaptive human learning and one or more human extraction parameters, receiving augmented reality (ar) input data; and creating holographic ar image data by projecting, for each image, the extracted object or scene, the extracted human object, and the ar input data using a multi-layered mechanism based on projection parameters.
Integem Inc.

Augmented reality head-up display road correction

A head up display arrangement for a motor vehicle includes an image source providing images. Optics are then positioned to provide a reflection of the images such that the virtual images are perceived by a driver of the vehicle to be aligned with a road that is visible through a windshield of the vehicle.
Panasonic Automotive Systems Company Of America, Division Of Panasonic Corporation Of North America

Binocular see-through augmented reality (ar) head mounted display device which is able to automatically adjust depth of field and depth of field adjustment method therefort

A depth of field adjustment method for a binocular see-through ar head-mounted display device includes steps of: obtaining a distance dis between a target object and human eyes (204); making a distance ln between a virtual image formed by effective display information through optical systems and the human eyes (204) equivalent to the distance dis between the target object and the human eyes (204); according to the distance ln between the virtual image and the human eyes (204) and a preset distance mapping relationship δ, obtaining an equivalent center distance dn between left and right groups of the effective display information; and according to the equivalent center distance dn, displaying information source images required to be displayed of virtual information respectively on left and right image display sources (201a, 201b). A binocular see-through ar head-mounted display device is further provided..
Chengdu Idealsee Technology Co., Ltd.

Systems and methods for augmented reality devices with light security

Apparatus and method of reducing light leakage from display devices are described. An embodiment of reducing light leakage from display devices includes providing an optical shutter that is configured to block light from a display device from being emitted into the ambient environment when the display device is in a bright state and configured to display visual information to the user.
Sa Photonics, Inc.

Remote controlled vehicle with augmented reality overlay

In some embodiments, extemporaneous control of remote objects can be made more natural using the invention, enabling a participant to pivot, tip and aim a head-mounted display apparatus to control a remote-controlled toy or full-sized vehicle, for example, hands-free. If the vehicle is outfitted with a camera, then the participant may see the remote location from first-person proprioceptive perspective..
Monkeymedia, Inc.

Color measurement system, image generating apparatus, and non-transitory computer readable medium

A color measurement system includes a display that presents to a user an augmented reality space that results from combining a display image into a real space, and an image generating unit that generates the display image that is obtained when the user views through the display a medium having thereon a color measurement target image on which color measurement is to be performed. The display image includes information indicating a location of the color measurement target image..
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

Immersive virtual reality production and playback for storytelling content

Methods for digital content production and playback of an immersive stereographic video work provide or enhance interactivity of immersive entertainment using various different playback and production techniques. “immersive stereographic” may refer to virtual reality, augmented reality, or both.
Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc.

Method and device for determining rendering information for virtual content in augmented reality

The present invention relates to techniques for determining rendering information for virtual content within an augmented reality. The technique may comprise capturing an image comprising a graphical tag by an image capturing unit, wherein the graphical tag comprises one or more geometric objects, and the graphical tag representing coded information.

Techniques for accurate pose estimation

The described technology regards an augmented reality system and method for estimating a position of a location of interest relative to the position and orientation of a display, including receiving and selectively filtering a plurality of measurement vectors from a rate-gyroscope. Systems of the described technology include including a plurality of sensors, a processing module or other computation means, and a database.
Applied Research Associates, Inc.

Microdisplay based immersive headset

An immersive headset device is provided that includes a display portion and a body portion. The display portion may include microdisplays having a compact size.
Emagin Corporation

Compact augmented reality glasses with folded imaging optics

Some implementations of augmented reality glasses disclosed herein include an eyeglass substrate, two or more display elements, image optics configured for coupling light from the display elements into the eyeglass substrate and beam-splitting optics configured for directing light from the eyeglass substrate towards a viewer's eye and for allowing partial light from the real-world scene to arrive at a viewer's eye. The image optics may include one or more image optics lenses formed in the eyeglass substrate and may be positioned out of a line of sight of the viewer's eye when the viewer is wearing the augmented reality glasses.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Data processing

Measures, including methods, systems, and non-transitory computer-readable storage media, for processing data for an augmented reality environment. An augmented reality user device receives at least one signal from a radio frequency beacon at at least one radio frequency receiver of the augmented reality user device.
Arm Ltd

Interactive and dynamic fitness system

A fitness system includes a training area with exercise equipment and a positional tracking system to record and evaluate a participant. The system optionally includes a virtual or augmented reality headset, standalone display, computer, additional feedback sensors, accessories, and communication components.
Strive Vr, Llc

Augmented reality catheter interface

In the present invention, a haptic feedback module for use with a medical computer system employed in non-robotic interventional medical procedure is provided for placement on a catheter control handle. The haptic feedback module includes transducers that are operably connected to the computer system in order to enable the feedback module to provide haptic feedback to a user in response to sensor data and other information supplied to the computer system.
General Electric Company

Data structures and delivery methods for expediting virtual reality playback

A video stream for a scene for a virtual reality or augmented reality experience may be stored and delivered to a viewer. The video stream may be divided into a plurality of units based on time segmentation, viewpoint segmentation, and/or view orientation segmentation.
Lytro, Inc.

Light field capture

This disclosure pertains to operations, systems, and computer readable media to capture images of a scene using a camera array and process the captured images based on a viewer's point of view (pov) for immersive augmented reality, live display wall, head mounted display, video conferencing, and similar applications. In one implementation, the disclosed subject matter provides a complete view to a viewer by combining images captured by a camera array.
Apple Inc.

System and video call using augmented reality

An augmented reality-based video calling system includes a first terminal configured to capture a video and a second terminal configured to add virtual content to the video captured by the first terminal and provide information regarding the added virtual content to the first terminal. The first terminal calculates 3d position coordinates of the virtual content in a 3d space corresponding to the video on the basis of the provided information regarding the virtual content, combines the virtual content with the video using the calculated 3d position coordinates, and display the virtual content combined with the video..
Maxst Co., Ltd.

Camera augmented reality based activity history tracking

Augmented reality can be used to display previously captured images on a viewfinder of a camera as the camera's active position nears a position from which the picture was originally taken. A histogram file may associate the original image with positional information of the camera when the image was captured.
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

Immersive virtual reality production and playback for storytelling content

Methods for digital content production and playback of an immersive stereographic video work provide or enhance interactivity of immersive entertainment using various different playback and production techniques. “immersive stereographic” may refer to virtual reality, augmented reality, or both.
Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc.

Automated object selection and placement for augmented reality

A system to facilitate ar processing includes receiving captured media from a user device and context information relating to media that is being delivered to a receiving device. The system may use the media being delivered with the captured media to generate one or more virtual objects.
Arris Enterprises Llc

Holographic technology implemented security solution

Disclosed are techniques that use mixed reality, e.g., augmented reality and virtual reality technologies to improve analysis of security situations. These techniques merge the physical world embodied in security systems with the virtual world of policies and analytics.
Tyco Fire & Security Gmbh

Holographic technology implemented security solution

Disclosed are techniques that use mixed reality, e.g., augmented reality and virtual reality technologies to improve analysis of security situations. The techniques allow a guard (or other user in a facility) to observe persons in a facility and determine merely by looking at such persons through a mixed reality device whether those persons are authorized to be in the facility or not, irrespective of whether those persons are required or not required to publically display some credentials, such as a badge or the like..
Tyco Fire & Security Gmbh

Augmented reality device and operation thereof

A device may include a camera configured to capture a live image data comprising an image of an object, and a processor coupled to the camera. The processor may be configured to recognize content of a selected portion of the live image data based on a contextual information relevant to the object using computer vision technology, and generate a visual information based on the recognized content.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Holographic technology implemented retail solutions

Disclosed are techniques that use mixed reality, e.g., augmented reality and virtual reality technologies to improve analysis of retail processes and activity in retail establishments. A server system receives images from a mixed reality device, which images including representations of physical objects and receives voice data from the mixed reality device and executes a cognitive agent to process the voice data received from the mixed reality device that generates a set of virtual objects that include data describing merchandising process concepts regarding the set of physical objects, based on input queries received in the voice data and sending by a server system, the set of virtual objects to the mixed reality device..
Tyco Fire & Security Gmbh

Holographic technology implemented security solution

Disclosed are techniques that use mixed reality, e.g., augmented reality and virtual reality technologies to improve analysis of security situations as well as retail processes and activity in retail stores. For security these techniques merge the physical world embodied in security systems with the virtual world of policies and analytics.
Tyco Fire & Security Gmbh

Augmented reality system and method

A computer-implemented method, computer program product, and computing system for receiving a unique identifier on a client electronic device. The unique identifier is associated with at least one it component.
Emc Ip Holding Company Llc

Method and system for representing and interacting with augmented reality content

Systems and methods for displaying augmented reality (ar) content are disclosed. The ar device may include a display configured to display real-world content overlaid with ar content and at least one sensor configured to provide an output indicative of an orientation, location, or motion of the ar device.
Upskill Inc.

Techniques for accurate pose estimation

The described technology regards an augmented reality system and method for estimating a position of a location of interest relative to the position and orientation of a display based upon a retroactive adjustment of a previously rendered position and orientation of the display, by means of an adjust-update-predict (aup) cycle, and calculating the location of interest relative to the position and orientation of the display. Systems of the described technology include including a plurality of sensors, a processing module or other computation means, and a database.
Applied Research Associates, Inc.

Techniques for accurate pose estimation

The described technology regards an augmented reality system and method for estimating a position of a location of interest relative to the position and orientation of a display, using a forward buffer to store current and predicted position estimates calculated by the methods of the present invention. Systems of the described technology include including a plurality of sensors, a processing module or other computation means, and a database.
Applied Research Associates, Inc.

Techniques for accurate pose estimation

The described technology regards an augmented reality system and method for estimating a position of a location of interest relative to the position and orientation of a display, including a retroactive update to a previously rendered estimate of the position of the orientation of the display stored in a rewind buffer. Systems of the described technology include including a plurality of sensors, a processing module or other computation means, and a database.
Applied Research Associates, Inc.

Method, apparatus, and program product for digital reusable grocery bags with augmented reality and consumer offers

A polyethylene reusable grocery bag and/or polyethylene reusable retail bag linked to a proprietary content management system (cms) that delivers multiple elements of easy-to-access, customer-driven value. Bag value includes and integrates large-banner bag advertising with bag digital coupons, bag augmented reality (a/r) video content, bag digital content, and bag peel-off coupons.
Brandbags, Llc

Holographic technology implemented retail solutions

Disclosed are techniques that use mixed reality, e.g., augmented reality and virtual reality technologies to improve analysis of retail processes and activity in retail stores. A system is configured to receive a set of social media feeds, filter the social media feeds according to at least one criterion to derive data according to the at least one criterion and from received images in view of a set of physical objects, execute one or more merchandizing algorithms that apply the data derived from the filtered social media feeds to provide as an output data describing one or more social media related values associated with one or more of the physical objects in the view of the set of physical objects..
Tyco Fire & Security Gmbh

Holographic technology implemented retail solutions

Disclosed are techniques that use mixed reality and/or augmented reality and virtual reality technologies for analysis of retail processes and activity in retail stores. The disclosed techniques use computer implemented techniques that obtain information from various electronic systems/devices in the physical world, which devices are exemplified by security systems, and merge that information into a virtual world of policies and analytics that involve retail systems that generate analytical information regarding customers and their preferences and needs..
Tyco Fire & Security Gmbh

Image processing interactive augmented reality

The present disclosure relates to methods and systems for generating augmented reality. The method may include capturing a first image in a viewing range of a first augmented reality device in real time via a camera of the first augmented reality device, and synchronizing the first image to a second augmented reality device, the first augmented reality device being a device for providing an augmented reality image to a first user in the first display, and the second augmented reality device being a device for providing an augmented reality image to a second user in a second display.
Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited

Focus control for virtual objects in augmented reality (ar) and virtual reality (vr) displays

Embodiments described herein include an optical system, and associated method and computer program product. The optical system comprises one or more display devices, and one or more computer processors configured to transmit display signals comprising at least one virtual object for updating imagery displayed by the display devices, and to selectively defocus a focus of the virtual object..
Disney Enterprises, Inc.

Surgeon head-mounted display apparatuses

An augmented reality surgical system includes a head mounted display (hmd) with a see-through display screen, a motion sensor, a camera, and computer equipment. The motion sensor outputs a head motion signal indicating measured movement of the hmd.
Globus Medical, Inc.

Surgeon head-mounted display apparatuses

An augmented reality surgical system includes a head mounted display (hmd) with a see-through display screen, a motion sensor, a camera, and computer equipment. The motion sensor outputs a head motion signal indicating measured movement of the hmd.
Globus Medical, Inc.

Augmented reality methods and devices

Augmented reality methods and systems are described. According to one aspect, an augmented reality computer system includes processing circuitry configured to access an image of the real world, wherein the image includes a real world object, and evaluate the image using a neural network to determine a plurality of augmented reality estimands which are indicative of a pose of the real world object and which are useable to generate augmented content regarding the real world object.
Gravity Jack, Inc.

Context-aware augmented reality object commands

Embodiments are disclosed that relate to operating a user interface on an augmented reality computing device comprising a see-through display system. For example, one disclosed embodiment includes receiving a user input selecting an object in a field of view of the see-through display system, determining a first group of commands currently operable based on one or more of an identification of the selected object and a state of the object, and presenting the first group of commands to a user.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Optical combiner apparatus

Optical combiners are provided. The optical combiner may have a see through optically transparent substrate and a patterned region included in the optically transparent substrate and disposed along a wave propagation axis of the substrate.
Daqri Llc

Using augmented reality to collect, process and share information

A system to facilitate communication, in some embodiments, comprises a controller, storage in communication with the controller and storing resources available to the controller, and a plurality of wearable devices in wireless communication with the controller and with each other. Each of the plurality of wearable devices receives input and provides the input to at least one of the controller or another one of the plurality of wearable devices.
Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.

Laser processing robot system for performing laser processing using robot

A laser processing robot system, in which an augmented reality processing technology is used to enable a processing laser beam and its irradiation position to be safely and easily seen, is provided. A laser processing robot system includes an image processing device having an augmented reality image processing unit for performing augmented reality image processing for an actual image including an image of a robot captured by an imaging device.
Fanuc Corporation

Systems and methods for using virtual reality, augmented reality, and/or a synthetic 3-dimensional information for the measurement of human ocular performance

A system or method for measuring human ocular performance can be implemented using an eye sensor, a head orientation sensor, an electronic circuit and a display that presents one of virtual reality information, augmented reality information, or synthetic computer-generated 3-dimensional information. The device is configured for measuring saccades, pursuit tracking during visual pursuit, nystagmus, vergence, eyelid closure, or focused position of the eyes.

Binocular see-through ar head-mounted display device and information display method therefor

A binocular see-through ar head-mounted display device is disclosed. Based on that the mapping relationships fc→s and fd→i are pre-stored in the head-mounted device, the position of the target object in the camera image is obtained through an image tracking method, and is mapped to the screen coordinate system of the head-mounted device for calculating the left/right image display position.
Chengdu Idealsee Technology Co., Ltd.

Laparoscopic instrument holders for surgical simulation and training

Innovative instrument holders used for minimally invasive surgical simulation and training are disclosed when used in conjunction with a smartphone, tablet or mini-tablet computer enabling visualization of the surgical field. The surgical field used with these instrument holders can include animal models, physical models, and both virtual and augmented reality models.

Augmented reality content rendering via albedo models, systems and methods

Methods for rendering augmented reality (ar) content are presented. An a priori defined 3d albedo model of an object is leveraged to adjust ar content so that is appears as a natural part of a scene.
Nant Holdings Ip, Llc

Accurate positioning of augmented reality content

A system for accurately positioning augmented reality (ar) content within a coordinate system such as the world geodetic system (wgs) may include ar content tethered to trackable physical features. As the system is used by mobile computing devices, each mobile device may calculate and compare relative positioning data between the trackable features.
Bent Image Lab, Llc

Method of hiding an object in an image or video and associated augmented reality process

A method for generating a final image from an initial image including an object suitable to be worn by an individual. The presence of the object in the initial image is detected.
Fittingbox

Pick to augmented reality

The embodiments provide an augmented reality device for increasing human efficiency in navigating a distribution site and retrieving different customer order items from distinct locations within the distribution site. The augmented reality device uses at least one camera to scan reference points distributed across the distribution site.
Invia Robotics, Inc.

Augmented reality failsafe mode

A device executes an augmented reality (ar) application at the device. The device detects a failure of the ar application and enters a failsafe mode in response to detecting the failure of the ar application.
Daqri, Llc

Contextual augmented reality devices collaboration

A first display device determines a first device configuration of the first display device and a first context of a first ar application operating on the first display device. The first display device connects to a second display device and determines a second device configuration of the second display device and a second context of a second ar application operating on the second display device.
Daqri, Llc

Systems and methods for mixed reality transitions

An immersive video display system includes a video display to display an image and a processor coupled with the video display. The displayed image includes an augmented reality image and a virtual reality image at different moments in time.

Universal application programming interface for augmented reality

An application programming interface (api) server accesses first data of a non-augmented reality (ar) application. The first data including first content data, first control data, first user interface data, and a first data format.
Daqri, Llc

Road condition heads up display

Various systems and methods for providing a road condition heads up display system are provided herein. A road condition heads up display system, includes: a video display to present imagery captured by a camera system, the imagery including terrain around an autonomous vehicle, the terrain including a driving surface on which the autonomous vehicle operates; a vehicle control system coupled to the camera system and the video processor, the vehicle control system to: operate the autonomous vehicle in an autonomous mode; recognize a non-navigable portion of the terrain around the autonomous vehicle; present an augmented reality user interface on the video display, the augmented reality user interface used by an occupant of the autonomous vehicle to indicate a waypoint; and operate the autonomous vehicle in a non-autonomous mode according to the user input..

Display system

A display system is disclosed for use in an augmented reality display (30), the system comprises a waveguide (32) having a front surface and a rear surface. A front input projector (34) projects polychromatic light through a front surface, and a back input projector (36) projects polychro matic light through the rear surface.
Wave Optics Ltd.

Enhanced safety through augmented reality and shared data

Systems and methods for enhancing traffic safety through augmented reality and shared data are disclosed. An example method includes, identifying a second transportation vehicle that at least partially blocks a first view of a first user associated with a first transportation vehicle; and obtaining second view data from the second transportation vehicle.
Paypal, Inc.