APPLE INC. (Cupertino, CA)
Certain devices are capable of showing computer-generated (CGR) experiences. Certain head-mountable gadgets (HMDs) for instance can provide CGR experiences that are fully immersive for the user. Certain CGR experiences require knowledge of a body pose ofthe user. CGR experiences can present an avatar that imitates the behavior of the user. The avatar moves to the right part of the user’s body whenever the user moves it. In these CGR experiences, accurately presenting avatars requires knowledge of the body position of the user. CGR experiences can change according to the position of the user’s body. For instance, when the user moves around, the perspective of a CGR environment being presented changes. In these CGRexperiences giving a real CGR experience is dependent on knowing the body posture of the user.
In order that the disclosed invention can be understood by those of ordinary skill of the art, a more thorough description could be obtained by referring to certain particular aspects of certain illustrative implementations, a few of which are shown in the drawings accompanying them.
FIGS. 1A-1B are diagrams of an example operating environment according to various implementations.
FIG. FIG. 2 is the block diagram of a system that is employed in certain implementations.
FIG. 3 is a block diagram of an example neural network in conjunction with some implementations.
FIGS. 4A-4C are flowchart representations for an approach to generate pose information in accordance with various implementations.
FIG. 5 is a block diagram of a device that produces pose information in accordance to certain implementations.
As per the standard practice, the diverse features shown in the drawings may not be drawn to scale. The dimensions of the various elements may be altered or decreased for clarity. Furthermore certain drawings may not depict all of the elements of a particular device, method, or system. In addition, the same numbers of reference can be utilized throughout the specification as well as in the figures to indicate similar characteristics.
The various implementations described herein comprise devices as well as systems and methods for generating information about body postures of an individual within a physical setting. In various implementations the device comprises an environmental sensor, a non-transitory memory and one or more processors coupled with the environmental sensor as well as the non-transitory memory. In certain implementations, a method includes obtaining, via the environmental sensor spatial data that corresponds to a physical space. Some implementations define the physical environment as a human and an unmoving point. In certain implementations the method involves selecting a specific portion of spatial data that is related to a body portion of the individual. In certain implementations, the method includes determining a position of the body’s portion in relation to the fixed spatial location based on the part of the spatial data. Certain implementations allow the generation of pose information for the person by analyzing the position of the body portion relative to the fixed spatialpoint.
According to some implementations, the device could include at least one processor as well as an in-built storage memory that is not transferable. It also contains one or several programs. The one or more programs can be stored in the nontransitory memory and executed by one or more processors. Certain implementations contain instructions for performing or causing to be executed any of the techniques described herein. In accordance with certain implementations, a non-transitory computer readablestorage medium stores instructions that can, when performed by one or more processors of the device, cause it to perform or trigger the performance of any one of the methods described herein. In accordance with some designs, a device is comprised of one or more processors as well as a non-transitory storage device and means to perform or cause performance of any of the methods described in this document.Click here to view the patent on USPTO website.
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