Patents Examined by Javid A Amini
  • Patent number: 10452254
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a method includes sending information to display a visual content item; determining an origin position within the visual content item, wherein the origin position is an initial position in the visual content item from which the visual content item is to be scrolled, and wherein the origin position is determined based on a type of an application associated with the visual content item; receiving an initial tilt measurement of a client computing device; receiving a second tilt measurement of the client computing device; and sending information to scroll the visual content item based on the initial tilt measurement and the second tilt measurement.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: Facebook, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael Matas, Brian D. Amerige
  • Patent number: 10453111
    Abstract: In various example embodiments, a system and method for data mesh visualization are presented. Attribute data associated with a user may be received from a plurality of attribute sources. User characteristics may be inferred based on an analysis of at least a portion of the attribute data. A visualization may be generated based, at least in part, on the user characteristics. The visualization may be representative of the attribute data. The visualization may be caused to be presented to the user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: eBay Inc.
    Inventors: Ryan Melcher, John Tapley, Robert Lee
  • Patent number: 10452139
    Abstract: A number of illustrative variations may include a method of relative localization via the use of simultaneous location and mapping gear sets.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Inventor: Robert C. Brooks
  • Patent number: 10446113
    Abstract: A method for inverting raster image-based maps. The method includes obtaining an original raster image of a map and making a determination that nighttime conditions apply. Based on the determination, a processed raster image of the map is obtained by obtaining an intermediate representation in which the hue of the original raster image is inverted and by inverting the hue and tone of the intermediate representation. Subsequently, the processed raster image is displayed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: ForeFlight LLC
    Inventor: Joshua Aron Tahmasebi
  • Patent number: 10424123
    Abstract: An augmented reality-based content authoring tool is presented. A content author arranges machine-recognizable markers in a physical environment. A computing device operating as the authoring tool recognizes the markers and their arrangement based on a captured digital representation of the physical environment. Once recognized, augmented reality primitives corresponding to the markers can be bound together via their primitive interfaces to give rise to a content set. The individual primitives and content set are instantiated based on the nature of the marker's arrangement.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2019
    Assignee: NANT HOLDINGS IP, LLC
    Inventors: Jeremi M Sudol, John Wiacek
  • Patent number: 10420478
    Abstract: A method for operating an x-ray device, (e.g., a fluoroscope), is described herein. The method includes: creating planning information for a therapeutic intervention into a body vessel segment based on a reconstruction of the body vessel segment; providing the planning information to a processing unit of the x-ray device; providing the reconstruction of the body vessel segment to the processing unit; creating a recording of the body vessel segment introduced into a recording region of the x-ray device; registering the reconstruction of the body vessel segment with the body vessel segment in the recording region of the x-ray device; displaying the recording of the body vessel segment on a display device of the x-ray device; and superimposing a graphical representation of the planning information on the recording displayed on the display device, in order to increase the efficiency of the therapeutic intervention into the body vessel segment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2019
    Assignee: Siemens Healthcare GmbH
    Inventor: Thomas Redel
  • Patent number: 10413230
    Abstract: A force measurement system is disclosed herein. The force measurement system includes a force measurement assembly configured to receive a subject thereon, at least one visual display device having an output screen, and one or more data processing devices operatively coupled to the force measurement assembly and the at least one visual display device. In one or more embodiments, the one or more data processing devices are configured to determine a presence of a measurement error resulting from a portion of the load from at least one portion of the body of the subject being applied to an external object rather than the intended top surface of the force measurement assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: Bertec Corporation
    Inventors: Necip Berme, Jaswandi Tushar Pitale, Qian Wang
  • Patent number: 10417497
    Abstract: A cognitive load reducing platform comprises one or more sensors that collect information about an environment as sensor data. A processor is in communication with the one or more sensors, wherein the processor executes a cognitive enhancement engines that processes the sensor data into enhanced characterization data having a reduced amount of data compared to the sensor data. An output device electronically communicate the enhanced characterization data to a user such that the enhanced characterization data reduces the cognitive load of the user, wherein the sensor and the output device comprise an assisted perception module worn by the user during an incident. A command interface device remote from the user to enable a person of authority to manage the incident and the user by receiving and displaying the enhanced characterization data, and by transmitting data and commands back to the assisted perception module.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: QWAKE TECHNOLOGIES
    Inventors: Sam J. Cossman, John Davis Long, II, Omer Haciomeroglu, Michael E. Ralston
  • Patent number: 10408624
    Abstract: Examples are disclosed that relate to providing information regarding nearby locations that may be familiar to a user to help inform the user of a current location within an area. One disclosed example provides a computing device comprising a display, a logic subsystem, and a storage subsystem comprising instructions executable by the logic subsystem to form a list of familiar locations for a user based upon a user history regarding the familiar locations, determine that the user is within a threshold proximity to a nearby familiar location on the list of familiar locations, and in response, output directional information indicating a relative position of the nearby familiar location on the list of familiar locations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, LLC
    Inventor: Elizabeth Salowitz
  • Patent number: 10410424
    Abstract: System health related information is obtained from a system being monitored, wherein the system being monitored comprises an information processing system. One or more graphics representing at least a portion of the system health related information are generated. The one or more graphics are overlaid onto a real-world view of the system being monitored to generate an augmented reality view illustrating the system health related information for the system being monitored. The augmented reality view may be presented on a user device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: EMC IP Holding Company LLC
    Inventors: Muzhar Khokhar, Steve Langley, Ken Kim, Joseph Bet-Eivazi, Ankur Prakash Suratwala
  • Patent number: 10403047
    Abstract: A virtual object anchor stores an offset in memory that defines a virtual object position, orientation and scale relative to the location of the virtual object anchor. Information handling systems retrieve and apply the offset to generate a virtual object in a head mounted display that is presented at a location relative to the virtual object defined by the offset. In one embodiment, gestures detected by information handling system sensors that change the position, orientation or scale of the virtual object are applied to update the offset and communicated for storage at the virtual object anchor. In another embodiment, gestures detected by sensors of the virtual object anchor are applied to update the offset so that the updated offset is communicated to the information handling systems for presentation of the virtual object at an updated position, orientation and/or scale determined from the gestures.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: Dell Products L.P.
    Inventors: Ryan N. Comer, Yagiz C. Yildiz, Anantha K. Boyapalle, Jace W. Files
  • Patent number: 10394327
    Abstract: Apparatus and methods for generating virtual environment displays based on a group of sensors are provided. A computing device can receive first data about an environment from a first group of one or more sensors. The computing device can model the environment as a virtual environment based on the first data. The computing device can determine whether to obtain additional data to model the environment. After determining to obtain additional data to model the environment, the computing device can: receive second data about the environment, and model the environment as the virtual environment based on at least the second data. The computing device can generate a display of the virtual environment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: University of Washington
    Inventors: Howard Jay Chizeck, Kevin Huang, Fredrik Ryden, Andrew Stewart
  • Patent number: 10373391
    Abstract: Described herein are embodiments of methods and apparatuses for a wearable augmented reality system for fitness. The embodiments may include producing an avatar in the field of vision of the wearer, wherein a perceived position of the avatar may be controlled to aid the wearer in fitness training by establishing a controllable pace for the wearer. The embodiments may further include an optical system that produces the avatar such that it may be perceived by the wearer of the wearable augmented reality apparatus as a virtual running partner.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Inventors: AbdurRahman Bin Shahzad Bhatti, Jensen Rarig Steven Turner, Xander E. Fries
  • Patent number: 10372193
    Abstract: A device (102) detects when a user is in close physical proximity to the device, such as within a few feet of the device. While the user is in close physical proximity to the device, the device also detects the location of the user relative to the device, and optionally a speed at which the user is moving. The user interface presented by the device is adapted to the location of the user relative to the device and optionally the speed at which the user is moving, but without needing physical manipulation of the device by the user. The adaptation can include, for example, orienting content presented on a display of the device based on the location of the user relative to the device so that the content appears “upright” or “right side up” for the user to view given their location.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: GOOGLE TECHNOLOGY HOLDINGS LLC
    Inventors: Roger W. Ady, Rachid Alameh, Paul R. Steuer
  • Patent number: 10366290
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a server receives a request from a first autonomous vehicle for content delivery. In response to the request, a vision analysis is performed on an image obtained from the request to determine three-dimensional (3D) positioning information of the image. A list of content items are identified based on current vehicle information of the first autonomous vehicle in view of a user profile of a user ridding the first autonomous vehicle. A first content item selected from the list of content items is augmented onto the image based on the 3D positioning information of the image, generating an augmented image. The augmented image is transmitted to the first autonomous vehicle, where the augmented image is to be displayed on a display device within the autonomous vehicle in a virtual reality manner.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignee: BAIDU USA LLC
    Inventors: Quan Wang, Biao Ma, Shaoshan Liu, James Peng
  • Patent number: 10347020
    Abstract: Embodiments of the invention are directed to methods and devices for displaying trends and variability in a physiological dataset. The method comprises obtaining the physiological dataset, applying a smoothing algorithm to the physiological dataset to obtain a trend of the physiological dataset, applying a variability algorithm to the physiological dataset to obtain the variability of the physiological dataset, outputting a graph of the trend of the physiological dataset, and outputting a graph of the variability of the physiological dataset.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: Respiratory Motion, Inc.
    Inventors: Jordan Brayanov, Malcolm Bock, Michael Lalli, Jenny Freeman, Colin M. MacNabb
  • Patent number: 10339680
    Abstract: A typeface processing application accesses a character skeleton, which has control points and curves defined by control points, and a character outline surrounding the character skeleton. The typeface processing application computes, for a design parameter of a design application, a graphics control dataset based on a particular control point. Doing so involves identifying a pair of control point positions and a pair of expansions of the character outline, where each position or expansion pair corresponds to a pair of design parameter values. The typeface processing application generates the graphics control dataset, which includes intermediate positions of the control point between the pair of positions and intermediate expansions of the character outline between the pair of expansions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: Adobe Inc.
    Inventors: Thomas T. Donahue, Richard Sinn, Allan M. Young, Guy Nicholas
  • Patent number: 10332195
    Abstract: A method for creating a collage of e-commerce items from one or more electronic data sources has steps for (a) providing a server client that may access indirectly or directly, the one or more data sources, (b) providing an information access and retrieval utility to run on the server client, (c) accessing the one or more data sources via the server client utility, (d) importing to or otherwise sending to the server client specific items from the one or more data sources, and (e) placing the selected items in an integrated utility downloaded to the server client.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Inventors: Claudia Juliana Minsky, Oliver Steele, Margaret D. R. Minsky
  • Patent number: 10319072
    Abstract: Systems and methods are disclosed for adaptation of presentation speed for content presentation (e.g., audio content presentation). For example, methods may include obtaining an indication of motion in a space; adjusting a presentation speed based on the indication of motion; and presenting a content item associated with a location in the space, wherein the content item is presented using the adjusted presentation speed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: GOOGLE LLC
    Inventors: Adrian Grange, Jamieson Brettle
  • Patent number: 10308167
    Abstract: A vehicle defining an opening with a closure panel adapted to cover the opening generally includes a window in the closure panel. Furthermore, a rear window defrosting wire is often mounted to the window. A user interface system is disclosed to include a capacitive switch wire having a portion mounted to the window proximate to, and overlapping with, the rear window defrosting wire, and a capacitive switch control unit connected to the capacitive switch wire and adapted to interpret a change a capacitance near the terminus of the capacitive switch wire as a command request. The system includes a projector and a controller adapted to control the projector to project an image onto the window proximate to the terminus of the capacitive switch wire, receive an indication of receipt of the command request and transmit a command to cause a state change in an element of the vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: Magna Closures Inc.
    Inventor: Stephen James Caron