Patents by Inventor Steven N. Bathiche

Steven N. Bathiche 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).

  • Publication number: 20190278790
    Abstract: A system for dynamic content delivery is provided. The system includes a control component to determine location, preferences, and state of a user. A delivery component dynamically selects and provides content to the user as a function of the user's location, preferences, and state.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 29, 2019
    Publication date: September 12, 2019
    Inventors: Kevin T. Shields, William T. Flora, Bret P. O'Rourke, John Mark Miller, Eric P. Wilfrid, Nigel S. Keam, Steven N. Bathiche, Oliver R. Roup, Zachary L. Russell, Jon Marcus Randall Whitten
  • Patent number: 10331708
    Abstract: A system for dynamic content delivery is provided. The system includes a control component to determine location, preferences, and state of a user. A delivery component dynamically selects and provides content to the user as a function of the user's location, preferences, and state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2007
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, LLC
    Inventors: Kevin T. Shields, William T. Flora, Bret P. O'Rourke, John Mark Miller, Eric P. Wilfrid, Nigel S. Keam, Steven N. Bathiche, Oliver R. Roup, Zachary L. Russell, Jon Marcus Randall Whitten
  • Publication number: 20190089790
    Abstract: A system and method are disclosed for pairing computing devices using an authentication protocol that allows an initiating computing device to gain access to a secure, encrypted network of a target computing device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 5, 2018
    Publication date: March 21, 2019
    Inventors: Steven N. BATHICHE, Jason Alexander MEISTRICH, Kenneth HINCKLEY, Boyd Cannon MULTERER, Anthony COX, Casare John SARETTO
  • Patent number: 10234966
    Abstract: An active stylus includes a body, an electrical connector operatively coupled to the body, wired connection circuitry contained within the body and electrically coupled to the electrical connector, and electrostatic circuitry contained within the body and electrically coupled to the electrical connector. The electrical connector is configured to electrically couple the active stylus with a device via a wired connection. The wired connection circuitry is configured to hold at least a portion of the electrical connector at ground when the active stylus is operating in a wired connection mode. The electrostatic circuitry is configured to transmit, via the electrical connector, one or more excitation waveforms when the active stylus is operating in an electrostatic mode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, LLC
    Inventors: Jonathan Westhues, Steven N. Bathiche, Denis V. Varlamov
  • Publication number: 20190064941
    Abstract: An active stylus includes a body, an electrical connector operatively coupled to the body, wired connection circuitry contained within the body and electrically coupled to the electrical connector, and electrostatic circuitry contained within the body and electrically coupled to the electrical connector. The electrical connector is configured to electrically couple the active stylus with a device via a wired connection. The wired connection circuitry is configured to hold at least a portion of the electrical connector at ground when the active stylus is operating in a wired connection mode. The electrostatic circuitry is configured to transmit, via the electrical connector, one or more excitation waveforms when the active stylus is operating in an electrostatic mode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 22, 2017
    Publication date: February 28, 2019
    Applicant: Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC
    Inventors: Jonathan WESTHUES, Steven N. BATHICHE, Denis V. VARLAMOV
  • Patent number: 10104183
    Abstract: A system and method are disclosed for pairing computing devices using an authentication protocol that allows an initiating computing device to gain access to a secure, encrypted network of a target computing device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 16, 2018
    Assignee: Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC
    Inventors: Steven N. Bathiche, Jason Alexander Meistrich, Kenneth Hinckley, Boyd Cannon Multerer, Anthony Cox, Casare John Saretto
  • Patent number: 10026177
    Abstract: The subject application relates to a system(s) and/or methodology that facilitate vision-based projection of any image (still or moving) onto any surface. In particular, a front-projected computer vision-based interactive surface system is provided which uses a new commercially available projection technology to obtain a compact, self-contained form factor. The subject configuration addresses installation, calibration, and portability issues that are primary concerns in most vision-based table systems. The subject application also relates to determining whether an object is touching or hovering over an interactive surface based on an analysis of a shadow image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2018
    Assignee: Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC
    Inventors: Andrew D. Wilson, Steven N. Bathiche
  • Publication number: 20180003990
    Abstract: An image orientation system is provided wherein images (rays of lights) are projected to a user based on the user's field of view or viewing angle. As the rays of light are projected, streams of air can be produced that bend or focus the rays of light toward the user's field of view. The streams of air can be cold air, hot air, or combinations thereof. Further, an image receiver can be utilized to receive the produced image/rays of light directly in line with the user's field of view. The image receiver can be a wearable device, such as a head mounted display.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 6, 2013
    Publication date: January 4, 2018
    Inventors: Steven N. Bathiche, Hrvoje Benko, Stephen E. Hodges, Shahram Izadi, David Alexander Butler, William Ben Kunz, Shawn R. LeProwse
  • Publication number: 20170269793
    Abstract: The description relates to a shared digital workspace. One example includes a display device and sensors. The sensors are configured to detect users proximate the display device and to detect that an individual user is performing an individual user command relative to the display device. The system also includes a graphical user interface configured to be presented on the display device that allows multiple detected users to simultaneously interact with the graphical user interface via user commands.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2017
    Publication date: September 21, 2017
    Applicant: Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC
    Inventors: Desney S. TAN, Kenneth P. HINCKLEY, Steven N. BATHICHE, Ronald O. PESSNER, Bongshin LEE, Anoop GUPTA, Amir NETZ, Brett D. BREWER
  • Patent number: 9740361
    Abstract: The description relates to a shared digital workspace. One example includes a display device and sensors. The sensors are configured to detect users proximate the display device and to detect that an individual user is performing an individual user command relative to the display device. The system also includes a graphical user interface configured to be presented on the display device that allows multiple detected users to simultaneously interact with the graphical user interface via user commands.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 22, 2017
    Assignee: Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC
    Inventors: Desney S. Tan, Kenneth P. Hinckley, Steven N. Bathiche, Ronald O. Pessner, Bongshin Lee, Anoop Gupta, Amir Netz, Brett D. Brewer
  • Patent number: 9720559
    Abstract: The description relates to a shared digital workspace. One example includes a display device and sensors. The sensors are configured to detect users proximate the display device and to detect that an individual user is performing an individual user command relative to the display device. The system also includes a graphical user interface configured to be presented on the display device that allows multiple detected users to simultaneously interact with the graphical user interface via user commands.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 1, 2017
    Assignee: Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC
    Inventors: Desney S. Tan, Kenneth P. Hinckley, Steven N. Bathiche, Ronald O. Pessner, Bongshin Lee, Anoop Gupta, Amir Netz, Brett D. Brewer
  • Patent number: 9586147
    Abstract: A method for coordinating interaction between one or more computing devices for users participating in an interactive activity is provided. A reference point is identified on a physical surface via a primary computing device. The primary computing device may include a mobile computing device. The physical surface is utilized to render an interactive activity for one or more users. The reference point is communicated to one or more secondary computing devices, via the primary computing device. An interaction between the primary computing device and the secondary computing devices is coordinated utilizing the reference point. A user perspective image of the interactive game relative to the reference point is rendered on the physical surface via the primary computing device and the secondary computing devices to the users.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2010
    Date of Patent: March 7, 2017
    Assignee: MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, LLC
    Inventors: Steven N Bathiche, Shiraz J Cupala
  • Publication number: 20160267834
    Abstract: The description relates to display device image quality. One example can include a display, a processor, storage, a pixel run time counter, and a pixel effective age compensation component. The display can include multiple pixels. Individual pixels can include multiple different colored light emitting diodes (LEDs). The processor can be configured to convert image related data into frame renderings for driving the multiple pixels of the display. The pixel run time counter can be configured to store pixel information on the storage that reflects time and intensity parameters at which the frame renderings have driven the multiple color LEDs of the individual pixels in the frame renderings. The frame compensation component can be configured to receive a new frame rendering and to generate an adjusted frame rendering that compensates for luminance degradation of individual pixels based at least upon the stored pixel information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2015
    Publication date: September 15, 2016
    Applicant: MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, LLC
    Inventors: Ying ZHENG, Jiandong HUANG, Andrew N. CADY, Steven N. BATHICHE, Rajesh Manohar DIGHDE, Xiaoyan HU
  • Patent number: 9417708
    Abstract: A computer receives data from a keyboard having one or more keys which cause generation of keyboard data that quantitatively describe the relative force applied to those keys. The keyboard data are transmitted in an HID report containing identifiers for one or more keys that have been pressed and force data for each key. The force data may be a multi-bit value quantifying the key force, or a null indicator signaling that the key is not force-sensing. Keyboard data messages are then prepared which identify keys pressed, contain force data, and may indicate whether the force data updates previous force data. Force updates are only provided to application programs registering for key force data. In other aspects of the disclosed subject matter, key repeat messages are automatically generated for a key held pressed by a user. The key repeat messages are generated at a rate controlled by the amount of force applied to the key.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 11, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2016
    Assignee: Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC
    Inventors: Randall E. Aull, Firdosh K. Bhesania, Michael William John McCracken, Hirofumi Yamamoto, Steven N. Bathiche, Timothy T. Brewer
  • Publication number: 20150160784
    Abstract: The subject application relates to a system(s) and/or methodology that facilitate vision-based projection of any image (still or moving) onto any surface. In particular, a front-projected computer vision-based interactive surface system is provided which uses a new commercially available projection technology to obtain a compact, self-contained form factor. The subject configuration addresses installation, calibration, and portability issues that are primary concerns in most vision-based table systems. The subject application also relates to determining whether an object is touching or hovering over an interactive surface based on an analysis of a shadow image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 11, 2013
    Publication date: June 11, 2015
    Applicant: Microsoft Corporation
    Inventors: Andrew D. Wilson, Steven N. Bathiche
  • Patent number: 9014685
    Abstract: A mobile device such as a cell phone is used to remotely control an electronic appliance such as a television or personal computer. In a setup phase, the mobile device captures an image of the electronic appliance and identifies and stores scale-invariant features of the image. A user interface configuration such as a virtual keypad configuration, and a communication protocol, can be associated with the stored data. Subsequently, in an implementation phase, another image of the electronic appliance is captured and compared to the stored features in a library to identify a match. In response, the associated user interface configuration and communication protocol are implemented to control the electronic appliance. In a polling and reply process, the mobile device captures a picture of a display of the electronic device and compares it to image data which is transmitted by the electronic appliance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2009
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2015
    Assignee: Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC
    Inventors: Steven N. Bathiche, William J. Westerinen, Miller T. Abel, Julio Estrada, Charles J. Migos
  • Publication number: 20150106386
    Abstract: The description relates to eye tracking. One example can identify a location that a user is looking. The example can also identify content at the location.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 10, 2014
    Publication date: April 16, 2015
    Applicant: MICROSOFT CORPORATION
    Inventors: Bongshin LEE, Kenneth P. HINCKLEY, Steven N. BATHICHE
  • Publication number: 20150102981
    Abstract: The description relates to eye tracking. One example can identify a location that a user is looking. The example can also identify content at the location.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 10, 2014
    Publication date: April 16, 2015
    Applicant: MICROSOFT CORPORATION
    Inventors: Bongshin LEE, Kenneth P. HINCKLEY, Steven N. BATHICHE
  • Publication number: 20150106740
    Abstract: The description relates to a shared digital workspace. One example includes a display device and sensors. The sensors are configured to detect users proximate the display device and to detect that an individual user is performing an individual user command relative to the display device. The system also includes a graphical user interface configured to be presented on the display device that allows multiple detected users to simultaneously interact with the graphical user interface via user commands.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 7, 2014
    Publication date: April 16, 2015
    Applicant: MICROSOFT CORPORATION
    Inventors: Desney S. TAN, Kenneth P. HINCKLEY, Steven N. BATHICHE, Ronald O. PESSNER, Bongshin LEE, Anoop GUPTA, Amir NETZ, Brett D. BREWER
  • Publication number: 20150106739
    Abstract: The description relates to a shared digital workspace. One example includes a display device and sensors. The sensors are configured to detect users proximate the display device and to detect that an individual user is performing an individual user command relative to the display device. The system also includes a graphical user interface configured to be presented on the display device that allows multiple detected users to simultaneously interact with the graphical user interface via user commands.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 7, 2014
    Publication date: April 16, 2015
    Applicant: MICROSOFT CORPORATION
    Inventors: Desney S. TAN, Kenneth P. HINCKLEY, Steven N. BATHICHE, Ronald O. PESSNER, Bongshin LEE, Anoop GUPTA, Amir NETZ, Brett D. BREWER