Patents by Inventor Michael Hulme

Michael Hulme has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 10990189
    Abstract: Systems and methods for processing gesture-based user interactions within an interactive display area are provided. The display of one or more virtual objects and user interactions with the one or more virtual objects may be further provided. Multiple interactive areas may be created by partitioning an area proximate a display into multiple volumetric spaces or zones. The zones may be associated with respective user interaction capabilities. A representation of a user on the display may change as the ability of the user to interact with one or more virtual object changes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: Facebook, Inc.
    Inventors: Matthew Bell, Tipatat Chennavasin, Charles H. Clanton, Michael Hulme, Eyal Ophir, Matthew Vieta
  • Publication number: 20200133399
    Abstract: Systems and methods for processing gesture-based user interactions within an interactive display area are provided. The display of one or more virtual objects and user interactions with the one or more virtual objects may be further provided. Multiple interactive areas may be created by partitioning an area proximate a display into multiple volumetric spaces or zones. The zones may be associated with respective user interaction capabilities. A representation of a user on the display may change as the ability of the user to interact with one or more virtual object changes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 23, 2019
    Publication date: April 30, 2020
    Inventors: Matthew Bell, Tipatat Chennavasin, Charles H. Clanton, Michael Hulme, Eyal Ophir, Matthew Vieta
  • Patent number: 10564731
    Abstract: Systems and methods for processing gesture-based user interactions within an interactive display area are provided. The display of one or more virtual objects and user interactions with the one or more virtual objects may be further provided. Multiple interactive areas may be created by partitioning an area proximate a display into multiple volumetric spaces or zones. The zones may be associated with respective user interaction capabilities. A representation of a user on the display may change as the ability of the user to interact with one or more virtual object changes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: Facebook, Inc.
    Inventors: Matthew Bell, Tipatat Chennavasin, Charles H. Clanton, Michael Hulme, Eyal Ophir, Matthew Vieta
  • Publication number: 20180157334
    Abstract: Systems and methods for processing gesture-based user interactions within an interactive display area are provided. The display of one or more virtual objects and user interactions with the one or more virtual objects may be further provided. Multiple interactive areas may be created by partitioning an area proximate a display into multiple volumetric spaces or zones. The zones may be associated with respective user interaction capabilities. A representation of a user on the display may change as the ability of the user to interact with one or more virtual object changes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 3, 2017
    Publication date: June 7, 2018
    Inventors: Matthew Bell, Tipatat Chennavasin, Charles H. Clanton, Michael Hulme, Eyal Ophir, Matthew Vieta
  • Patent number: 9811166
    Abstract: Systems and methods for processing gesture-based user interactions within an interactive display area are provided. The display of one or more virtual objects and user interactions with the one or more virtual objects may be further provided. Multiple interactive areas may be created by partitioning an area proximate a display into multiple volumetric spaces or zones. The zones may be associated with respective user interaction capabilities. A representation of a user on the display may change as the ability of the user to interact with one or more virtual object changes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2017
    Assignee: Intellectual Ventures Holding 81 LLC
    Inventors: Matthew Bell, Tipatat Chennavasin, Charles H. Clanton, Michael Hulme, Eyal Ophir, Matthew Vieta
  • Publication number: 20150346835
    Abstract: Systems and methods for processing gesture-based user interactions within an interactive display area are provided. The display of one or more virtual objects and user interactions with the one or more virtual objects may be further provided. Multiple interactive areas may be created by partitioning an area proximate a display into multiple volumetric spaces or zones. The zones may be associated with respective user interaction capabilities. A representation of a user on the display may change as the ability of the user to interact with one or more virtual object changes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2015
    Publication date: December 3, 2015
    Inventors: Matthew Bell, Tipatat Chennavasin, Charles H. Clanton, Michael Hulme, Eyal Ophir, Matthew Vieta
  • Patent number: 9058058
    Abstract: Systems and methods for processing gesture-based user interactions within an interactive display area are provided. The display of one or more virtual objects and user interactions with the one or more virtual objects may be further provided. Multiple interactive areas may be created by partitioning an area proximate a display into multiple volumetric spaces or zones. The zones may be associated with respective user interaction capabilities. A representation of a user on the display may change as the ability of the user to interact with one or more virtual object changes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2015
    Assignee: INTELLECTUAL VENTURES HOLDING 67 LLC
    Inventors: Matthew Bell, Tipatat Chennavasin, Charles H. Clanton, Michael Hulme, Eyal Ophir, Matthew Vieta
  • Publication number: 20120287044
    Abstract: Systems and methods for processing gesture-based user interactions within an interactive display area are provided. The display of one or more virtual objects and user interactions with the one or more virtual objects may be further provided. Multiple interactive areas may be created by partitioning an area proximate a display into multiple volumetric spaces or zones. The zones may be associated with respective user interaction capabilities. A representation of a user on the display may change as the ability of the user to interact with one or more virtual object changes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 23, 2012
    Publication date: November 15, 2012
    Applicant: INTELLECTUAL VENTURES HOLDING 67 LLC
    Inventors: Matthew Bell, Tipatat Chennavasin, Charles H. Clanton, Michael Hulme, Eyal Ophir, Matthew Vieta
  • Patent number: 8230367
    Abstract: Systems and methods for processing gesture-based user interactions within an interactive display area are provided. The display of one or more virtual objects and user interactions with the one or more virtual objects may be further provided. Multiple interactive areas may be created by partitioning an area proximate a display into multiple volumetric spaces or zones. The zones may be associated with respective user interaction capabilities. A representation of a user on the display may change as the ability of the user to interact with one or more virtual object changes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2008
    Date of Patent: July 24, 2012
    Assignee: Intellectual Ventures Holding 67 LLC
    Inventors: Matthew Bell, Tipatat Chennavasin, Charles H. Clanton, Michael Hulme, Eyal Ophir, Matthew Vieta
  • Publication number: 20090077504
    Abstract: Systems and methods for processing gesture-based user interactions with an interactive display are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 15, 2008
    Publication date: March 19, 2009
    Inventors: Matthew Bell, Tipatat Chennavasin, Charles H. Clanton, Michael Hulme, Eyal Ophir, Matthew Vieta