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Steve Hodges

Issued patents

[1] Self-Describing Data Framework, CD Karkanias, SE Hodges, US Patent 8,615,404, filed 23 Feb 2007, issued 24 Dec 2013.

[2] Automatic Capture Modes, K Wood, S Hodges, L Williams, J Srinivasan, C Rother, A Criminisi, J Chiloyan, US Patent 8,587,670, filed 16 Nov 2006, issued 19 Nov 2013. Also European Patent Application EP1793580, filed 5 Dec 2012 and Patent Application WO/2007/067335, filed 16 Nov 2006.

[3] Three-Dimensional Environment Reconstruction, R Newcombe, S Izadi, D Molyneaux, O Hilliges, D Kim, JDJ Shotton, SE Hodges, DA Butler, AW Fitzgibbon, P Kohli, US Patent 8,587,583, filed 31 Jan 2011, issued 19 Nov 2013. Also Patent Application WO/2012/106069, filed 9 Jan 2012.

[4] Fingertip Detection for Camera Based Multi-Touch Systems, S Izadi, S Taylor, SE Hodges, US Patent 8,581,852, filed 15 Nov 2007, issued 12 Nov 2013.

[5] Using a Three-Dimensional Environment Model in Gameplay, S Izadi, D Molyneaux, O Hilliges, D Kim, JDJ Shotton, P Kohli, A Fitzgibbon, S Hodges, D Butler, US Patent 8,570,320, filed 31 Jan 2011, issued 29 Oct 2013. Also Patent Application WO/2012/106070, filed 9 Jan 2012.

[6] Transferring of Digital Images, K Wood, S Hodges, L Williams, M Goldberg, C Rother, A Criminisi, J Srinivasan, US Patent 8.558.917, filed 24 Nov 2006, issued 15 Oct 2013. Also European Patent Application EP1793581 (Automatic selection of images for transfer depending on connection characteristics) filed 5 Dec 2005 and Patent Application WO/2007/067373, filed 24 Nov 2006.

[7] Device Sensor and Actuation for Web Pages, A Schmidt, N Villar, J Scott, S Hodges, US Patent 8,521,848, filed 28 June 2011, issued 27 Aug 2013.

[8] Reducing Power Consumption by Offloading Applications, JW Scott, Y Agarwal, SE Hodges, R Chandra, P Bahl, US Patent 8,510,577, filed 28 July 2008, issued 13 Aug 2013.

[9] Tabletop Display Providing Multiple Views to Users, DA Butler, SE Hodges, S Izadi, N Villar, S Taylor, D Molyneaux, O Hilliges, US Patent 8,502,816, filed 2 Dec 2010, issued 6 Aug 2013.

[10] Automatic Addressing Protocol for a Shared Bus, J Scott, N Villar, MD Hazas, SE Hodges, US Patent 8,478,917, filed 22 Sept 2010, issued 2 Jul 2013.

[11] User Interface Control Using a Keyboard, H LaFave, S Hodges, J Scott, S Izadi, D Molyneaux, N Villar, DA Butler, M Hazas, US Patent 8,471,814, filed 26 Feb 2010, issued 25 Jun 2013.

[12] Infrared sensor integrated in a touch panel, W den Boer, SN Bathiche, SE Hodges, S Izadi, US Patent 8,466,902, filed 11 March 2011, issued 18 Jun 2013. Continuation of below.

[13] Surface Puck, SN Bathiche, H Benko, SE Hodges, S Izadi, DA Butler, WB Kunz, SR LeProwse, US Patent 8,436,789, filed 16 Jan 2009, issued 7 May 2013.

[14] User Input Using Proximity Sensing, DA Butler, S Izadi, SE Hodges, M Hall, US Patent 8,432,372, filed 30 Nov 2007, issued 30 April 2013. Also Patent Application WO/2009/073262, filed 18 Sept 2008.

[15] Touch Discrimination, SE Hodges, H Benko, IM Sands, DA Butler, S Izadi, WB Kunz, KP Hinckley, US Patent 8,432,366, filed 3 March 2009, issued 30 April 2013.

[16] Infrared sensor integrated in a touch panel, W den Boer, SN Bathiche, SE Hodges, S Izadi, US Patent 8,411,070, filed 11 March 2011, issued 2 Apr 2013. Continuation of below.

[17] Real-Time Camera Tracking Using Depth Maps, R Newcombe, S Izadi, D Molyneaux, O Hilliges, D Kim, JDJ Shotton, P Kohli, AW Fitzgibbon, SE Hodges, P Kohli, US Patent 8,401,242, filed 31 Jan 2011, issued 19 March 2013.

[18] Moving Object Segmentation Using Depth Images, R Newcombe, S Izadi, O Hilliges, D Kim, D Molyneaux, JDJ Shotton, P Kohli, AW Fitzgibbon, SE Hodges, DA Butler, US Patent 8,401,225, filed 31 Jan 2011, issued 19 March 2013.

[19] Ferromagnetic User Interfaces, S Taylor, J Hook, S Izadi, N Villar, DA Butler, SE Hodges, US Patent 8,400,410, filed 26 May 2009, issued 19 March 2013.

[20] Motion Triggered Data Transfer, S Hodges, S Izadi, DA Butler, US Patent 8,391,786, filed 25 Jan 2007, issued 5 March 2013.

[21] Touch sensing using shadow and reflective modes, S Izadi, S Hodges, DA Butler, A Rrustemi, US Patent 8,368,663, filed 7 Dec 2011, issued 5 Feb 2013.

[22] Unique identification of devices using color detection, S Izadi, M Hall, SE Hodges, W Buxton, DA Butler, US Patent 8,325,020, filed 31 Jan 2011, issued 4 Dec 2013.

[23] Manipulation of Graphical Objects, J Williamson, LM Brown, JW Scott, SE Hodges, US Patent 8,314,817, filed 19 Oct 2011, issued 20 Nov 2013.

[24] Memory Training via Visual Journal, CD Karkanias, SE Hodges, EL Berry, GE Browne, HL Williams, KR Wood, SG Smyth, US Patent 8,287,281, filed 6 Dec 2006, issued 16 Oct 2012. Also Patent Application WO/2008/070790, filed 6 Dec 2007 and European Patent Application EP2097886, filed 6 Dec 2007.

[25] Resource Aggregation in an Opportunistic Network, CD Karkanias, SE Hodges, US Patent 8,285,259, filed 29 May 2007, issued 9 Oct 2012.

[26] Projection of images onto tangible user interfaces, S Taylor, S Izadi, DA Rosenfeld, S Hodges, DA Butler, J Scott, N Villar, US Patent 8,272,743, filed 24 Oct 2011, issued 25 Sept 2013.

[27] Communication with a Touch Screen, S Izadi, S Hodges, DA Butler, A Rrustemi, US Patent 8,269,746, filed 29 March 2007, issued 18 Sep 2012. Also Patent Application WO/2008/121908, filed 29 March 2008 and European Patent Application EP2130112, filed 29 March 2008.

[28] Location system and communication system, AMR Ward, SE Hodges, PJ Steggles, RWM Curwen, JF Newman, US Patent 8,264,319, filed 15 May 2008, issued 11 Sept 2012.

[29] Health-related opportunistic networking, CD Karkanias, SE Hodges, JW Scott, US Patent 8,260,272, filed 1 Sept 2011, issued 4 Sept 2012.

[30] Playback of Digital Images, K Wood, S Hodges, L Williams, J Srinivasan, C Rother, A Criminisi, US Patent 8,249,397, filed 16 Nov 2006, issued 21 Aug 2012. Also Patent Application WO/2007/067334, filed 16 Nov 2006 and European Patent Application EP1793577, filed 16 Nov 2006.

[31] Archive for Physical and Digital Objects, S Izadi, AJ Sellen, RM Banks, S Taylor, SE Hodges, US Patent 8,199,117, filed 9 May 2007, issued 12 Jun 2012.

[32] Embedded System Development Platform, SE Hodges, DA Butler, S Izadi, CC Han, US Patent 8,175,099, filed 14 May 2007, issued 8 May 2012.

[33] Touch sensing using shadow and reflective modes, S Izadi, S Hodges, DA Butler, A Rrustemi, US Patent 8,094,129, filed 29 Mar 2007, issued 10 Jan 2012. Also continuation above, European Patent Application EP2130111, filed 29 March 2008 and Patent Application WO/2008/121,906, filed 29 March 2008.

[34] Low power operation of networked devices, SE Hodges, Y Agarwal, JW Scott, R Chandra, P Bahl, US Patent 8,068,433, filed 26 Nov 2007, issued 29 Nov 2011. Also Patent Application WO/2009/070,367, 2009 and European Patent Application EP2215781, filed 16 Sept 2008.

[35] Manipulation of Graphical Objects, J Williamson, LM Brown, JW Scott, SE Hodges, US Patent 8,068,121 filed 29 Jun 2007, issued 29 Nov 2011. Also continuation above.

[36] Projection of images onto tangible user interfaces, S Taylor, S Izadi, DA Rosenfeld, S Hodges, DA Butler, J Scott, N Villar, US Patent 8,042,949, filed 2 May 2008, issued 25 Oct 2011. Also European Patent application EP2271965, filed 27 March 2009 and continuation above.

[37] Health-related opportunistic networking, CD Karkanias, SE Hodges, JW Scott, US Patent 8,032,124, filed 28 Feb 2007, issued 4 Oct 2011. Also Patent Application WO/2008/106,301, filed 11 Feb 2008.

[38] Information access to self-describing data framework, CD Karkanias, SE Hodges, US Patent 8,005,692, filed 23 Feb 2007, issued 23 Aug 2011. Also Patent Application WO/2008/103,967, filed 22 Feb 2008.

[39] Haptic support and virtual activity monitor, CD Karkanias, SE Hodges, US Patent 7,993,291, filed 29 May 2007, issued 9 Aug 2011. Also Patent Application WO/2008/150,746, 2008.

[40] Patient monitoring via image capture, CD Karkanias, SE Hodges, US Patent 7,983,933, filed 6 Dec 2006, issued 19 Jul 2011. Also Patent Application WO/2008/070,759, filed 6 Dec 2007 and European Patent Application EP2122558, filed 6 Dec 2007.

[41] Infrared sensor integrated in a touch panel, W den Boer, SN Bathiche, SE Hodges, S Izadi, US Patent 7,924,272, filed 27 Nov 2006, issued 12 Apr 2011. Also continuation below.

[42] Physical activity manager, CD Karkanias, SE Hodges, US Patent 7,914,419, filed 29 May 2007, issued 29 Mar 2011.

[43] Unique identification of devices using color detection, S Izadi, M Hall, SE Hodges, W Buxton, DA Butler, US Patent 7,884,734, 2011, filed 31 Jan 2008, issued 8 Feb 2011. Also Patent Application WO/2009/099,488, filed 23 Dec 2008 and continuation above.

[44] Automatic localization of devices, S Hodges, J Chiloyan, US Patent 7,860,516, filed 5 Dec 2006, issued 28 Dec 2010. Also Patent Application WO/2008/070,690, filed 4 Dec 2007 and European Patent Application EP2089996, filed 4 Dec 2007.

[45] Controlling a telecommunications device, R Harper, J Gebhardt, SE Hodges, US Patent 7,376,395, filed 30 Jun 2005, issued 20 May 2008. Also European Patent Application EP1886426, filed 29 June 2006.

[46] Triggering data capture based on pointing direction, JW Scott, I Budvytis, SE Hodges, US Patent 7,720,364, filed 30 Jan 2008, issued 18 May 2010.

[47] Location system and communication, AMR Ward, SE Hodges, PJ Steggles, RWM Curwen, JF Newman, US Patent 7,388,464, filed 19 Feb 2002, issued 17 Jun 2008. Also continuation below.

[48] User interface systems, AMR Ward, SE Hodges, PJ Steggles, US Patent 7,295,101, filed 2 May 2002, issued 13 Nov 2007. Also continuation below.