IMMERSIVE VIRTUAL COMMERCE

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United States of America Patent

APP PUB NO 20100241525A1
SERIAL NO

12406903

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An immersive virtual store can be presented to a user that allows the user to navigate through the store in a manner similar to a physical store. The presented virtual store can allow the user to travel along aisles, stop and browse items at a table of a vendor, as well as perform searches for different items. Items of the store can be arranged in a manner that facilitates purchase and feedback of the arrangement can be collected and used in other arrangements.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, LLCREDMOND, WA30686

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Aguera, y Arcas Blaise H Seattle, US 23 194
Bar-Zeev, Avi Redmond, US 51 1006
Kimchi, Gur Bellevue, US 102 2662
Lawler, Stephen L Redmond, US 41 939
Ofek, Eyal Redmond, US 141 2099
Stanzel, Steven Ned Boulder, US 1 4
Szabo, Jason Leslie Erie, US 2 5
Szeliski, Richard Stephen Bellevue, US 17 408

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION (5)
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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (2)
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NCR CORPORATION (1)
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HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. (1)
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LUCENT TECHNOLOGIES INC. (4)
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CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC. (1)
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ALCATEL-LUCENT USA INC. (1)
* 7126603 Method and system for creating interactive walkthroughs of real-world environment from set of densely captured images 1 2003
 
WISCONSIN ALUMNI RESEARCH FOUNDATION (1)
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TOSHIBA GLOBAL COMMERCE SOLUTIONS HOLDINGS CORPORATION (1)
* 7685023 Method, system, and computer program product for virtualizing a physical storefront 12 2008
 
Xdyne, Inc. (1)
* 7570261 Apparatus and method for creating a virtual three-dimensional environment, and method of generating revenue therefrom 36 2004
 
III HOLDINGS 1, LLC (1)
* 7680694 Method and apparatus for a user to shop online in a three dimensional virtual reality setting 18 2004
 
WARGAMING.NET LIMITED (2)
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* 7904395 Consumer rating and customer service based thereon within a virtual universe 0 2008
 
UNOWEB VIRTUAL, LLC (1)
* 7941345 Method of presenting contents based on a common relationship 1 2007
 
ACTIVISION PUBLISHING, INC. (3)
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* 7890623 Generating data for media playlist construction in virtual environments 2 2007
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GULA CONSULTING LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (1)
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KIMBERLY-CLARK WORLDWIDE, INC. (1)
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NUMEDEON, INC. (1)
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INVISM, INC. (1)
* 2009/0237,564 INTERACTIVE IMMERSIVE VIRTUAL REALITY AND SIMULATION 52 2009
 
HRL LABORATORIES, LLC (1)
* 7893935 Method and system for hybrid trackball and immersive navigation in a virtual environment 8 2009
* Cited By Examiner

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
VERIZON PATENT AND LICENSING INC. (3)
* 2011/0055,880 PROVIDING VIRTUAL MARKETS FOR VIDEO PROGRAMS 29 2009
* 8522358 Universal identity service avatar ecosystem 0 2010
* 2012/0167,235 UNIVERSAL IDENTITY SERVICE AVATAR ECOSYSTEM 2 2010
 
KING.COM LTD. (1)
* 8595632 Method to monitor user trajectories within a virtual universe 0 2008
 
MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, LLC (2)
* 9606992 Personal audio/visual apparatus providing resource management 0 2012
* 2013/0083,064 PERSONAL AUDIO/VISUAL APPARATUS PROVIDING RESOURCE MANAGEMENT 12 2012
 
SEARS BRANDS, L.L.C. (3)
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* 2011/0196,732 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR HANDLING AN OFFER TO PURCHASE A FOLLOWED ITEM 2 2011
* 2011/0191,207 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR USING A MOBILE DEVICE TO LOCATE A FOLLOWED ITEM IN A RETAIL STORE 3 2011
 
The Procter & Gamble Company (1)
* 2013/0290,908 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR CREATING AND UTILIZING HIGH VISUAL ASPECT RATIO VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS 0 2012
* Cited By Examiner