Systems and methods for processing incoming events while performing a virtual reality session

  • US 10,108,256 B2
  • Filed: 03/13/2015
  • Issued: 10/23/2018
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/30/2014
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A virtual reality (VR) system, comprising:

  • a virtual reality display, displaying a virtual environment for a virtual reality user; and

    a virtual reality host, performing a virtual reality session to generate the virtual environment using the virtual reality display and creating a virtual interface to sync and interact with a source unit,wherein when the source unit receives an incoming event, the virtual reality host receives a notification regarding the incoming event from the source unit and provides the notification to the virtual interface to generate an alert for the notification to the screen of the virtual reality display in the virtual environment for the virtual reality user, andwherein the virtual reality host further connects to and configures a wearable device worn on the virtual reality user'"'"'s hand as a human interface device (HID) of the virtual interface, and the virtual reality session is controlled by the HID in the virtual environment.

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