Filter and surfacing virtual content in virtual worlds

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8570325
APP PUB NO 20100245376A1
SERIAL NO

12416035

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The claimed subject matter provides a system and/or a method that facilitates displaying virtual content within a virtual environment. A virtual environment can enable at least one user to connect in order to interact with a portion of virtual content. A collection of virtual content can be viewed from a user connected to and being present within the virtual environment. A filter component that can automatically adjust a displayable feature of a portion of the collection of virtual content based upon a relevancy to an index, wherein the adjustment of the displayable features provides at least one of an emphasis of the portion of the collection of virtual content or a de-emphasis of the portion of the collection of the virtual content.

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MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING LLCONE MICROSOFT WAY REDMOND WA 98052

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Arcas, Blaise H Aguera y Seattle, US 4 11
Bar-Zeev, Avi Redmond, US 62 1971
DeMaio, Pasquale Bellevue, US 58 1001
Lawler, Stephen L Redmond, US 41 1118
Ofek, Eyal Redmond, US 159 2784

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