Headset computer that uses motion and voice commands to control information display and remote devices

  • US 10,627,860 B2
  • Filed: 05/10/2012
  • Issued: 04/21/2020
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/10/2011
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method performed by one or more processors disposed within a headset computer, comprising:

  • receiving image data from a remote processor;

    maintaining the image data in a three dimensional (3D) virtual space at the one or more processors disposed within the headset computer;

    receiving voice, head motion, and/or hand gesture input(s) of a user from sensors located within the headset computer;

    determining a graphical viewport into the three-dimensional (3D) virtual space from the voice, head motion and/or hand gesture inputs;

    determining a field of view and scale factor from the voice, head, and/or hand gesture inputs;

    selecting a portion of the received image data based on the determined field of view and scale factor;

    providing from the virtual space within the field of view only the selected image portion for display; and

    presenting to the user the viewport containing only the selected portion on a monocular high-resolution microdisplay disposed within the headset computer.

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