Patents by Inventor Nicholas Rasmussen

Nicholas Rasmussen 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: 10692288
    Abstract: A method may include capturing a first image of a physical environment using a mobile device. The mobile device may include a physical camera and a display. The method may also include receiving a second image from a content provider system. The second image may be generated by the content provider system by rendering a view from a virtual camera in a virtual environment. The virtual environment may represent at least a portion of the physical environment. A location of the virtual camera in the virtual environment may correspond to a location of the physical camera in the physical environment. The second image may include a view of a computer-generated object. The method may additionally include generating a third image by compositing the first image and the second image, and causing the third image to be displayed on the display of the mobile device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: LUCASFILM ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY LTD.
    Inventors: Nicholas Rasmussen, Michael Koperwas, Earle M. Alexander, IV
  • Publication number: 20200145644
    Abstract: An immersive content presentation system and techniques that can detect and correct lighting artifacts caused by movements of one or more taking camera in a performance area consisting of multiple displays (e.g., LED or LCD displays). The techniques include capturing, with a camera, a plurality of images of a performer performing in a performance area at least partially surrounded by one or more displays presenting images of a virtual environment. Where the images of the virtual environment within a frustum of the camera are updated on the one or more displays based on movement of the camera, and images of the virtual environment outside of the frustum of the camera are not updated based on movement of the camera. The techniques further include generating content based on the plurality of captured images.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 6, 2019
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Applicant: LUCASFILM ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY LTD. LLC
    Inventors: Roger CORDES, Nicholas RASMUSSEN, Kevin WOOLEY, Rachel ROSE
  • Patent number: 10484824
    Abstract: A method may include causing first content to be displayed on a display device. The method may also include determining a location of a mobile device relative to the display device. In some embodiments, the mobile device may be positioned such that the first content is visible to a viewer of the mobile device. The method may additionally include causing second content to be displayed on the mobile device such that the second content is layered over the first content.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignee: LUCASFILM ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY LTD.
    Inventors: John Gaeta, Michael Koperwas, Nicholas Rasmussen
  • Patent number: 10078917
    Abstract: A method may include rendering a first view of a three-dimensional (3-D) virtual scene comprising a view of first content being displayed on a virtual display device from a location in the 3-D virtual scene. The method may also include rendering a second view comprising one or more content objects. The second view may be rendered from the location in the 3-D virtual scene, and the second scene may include a view of the display device as would be seen through a pair of augmented-reality glasses that display the one or more content objects. The method may additionally include generating a composite view by combing the first view and the second view. The method may further include causing the composite view to be displayed on a virtual-reality headset.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 18, 2018
    Assignee: LUCASFILM ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY LTD.
    Inventors: John Gaeta, Michael Koperwas, Nicholas Rasmussen
  • Publication number: 20180228271
    Abstract: A back frame that includes a first part and a second separate part configured to disengagingly interlock at plural relative positions to define respective assembled configurations of the back frame of two or more distinct lengths, whereby the back frame is adjustable for wearers of different heights. The interlocking includes releasably interengaging the first and second parts by relatively moving the first and second parts in a first direction generally toward each other and then in a second direction generally perpendicular to the first direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 4, 2016
    Publication date: August 16, 2018
    Applicant: Australian Defence Apparel Pty Ltd
    Inventors: Nicholas Rasmussen, Elizabeth Helen Christmas, Marcus Krigsman
  • Publication number: 20060074610
    Abstract: The movement of elements through a region of three dimensional (3D) space is simulated by utilizing a number of two dimensional (2D) grids to define the region of 3D space. Movement information is associated with each grid point of each 2D grid, and changed over a time period. For each element in 3D space, movement information is interpolated from the grid points of a pair of 2D grids that lie on opposite sides of the element. The interpolated movement information is used to advect the elements through the region of 3D space.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 27, 2003
    Publication date: April 6, 2006
    Inventors: Nicholas Rasmussen, Ronald Fedkiw