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Publications & Patents

Monitoring Tools, US Patent Number 7,900,524
Inventors: Dean Wormell, Tom Calloway, Dan Holmes, Eric Foxlin, Thomas C. Browne, Michael Donfrancesco
Awarded for a system to monitor the operation of a hand tool used to detect and record events for assembly verification. Issued March 8, 2011.

Motion Tracking Game Controller, US Patent Application Number 20090209343
Inventors: Dean Wormell, Eric Foxlin, Thomas C. (T. C.) Browne, Mike Donfrancesco
Systems and methods for tracking the motion of a game controller and a player’s body part are disclosed. The method includes receiving a video signal from a webcam, generating movement data corresponding to the motion of the game controller, tracking first predetermined degrees of freedom of motion of the body part, generating feature location data based on a location of at least one identifiable visual feature of the game controller, and estimating second predetermined degrees of freedom of a motion of the game controller. Filed August 20, 2009

Advanced Inertial-Optical Tracking System for Wide Area Mixed and Augmented Reality Systems
Authors: Dean Wormell, Eric Foxlin and Patricia Katzman, InterSense Inc.
Presented: 10th International Immersive Projection Technologies Workshop(IPT)/13th Eurographics Workshop on Virtual Environments (EGVE) , July 15 – 18, 2007, Weimar, Germany

Improved 3D Interactive Devices for Passive and Active Stereo Virtual Environments
Authors: Dean Wormell, Eric Foxlin and Patricia Katzman, InterSense Inc.
Presented: 10th International Immersive Projection Technologies Workshop(IPT)/13th Eurographics Workshop on Virtual Environments (EGVE) , July 15 – 18, 2007, Weimar, Germany

Advancements in 3D Interactive Devices for Virtual Environments
Authors: Dean Wormell and Eric Foxlin, InterSense Inc.
Presented: Joint International Immersive Projection Technologies (IPT)/Eurographics Workshop on Virtual Environments (EGVE) 2003 Workshop, May 22-23, 2003, Zurich, Switzerland

Unified Camera, Content and Talent Tracking in Digital Television and Movie Production
Authors: Dean Wormell, InterSense Inc. & Mark Read, Hypercube Media Concepts Inc.
Presented: NAB 2000, Las Vegas, NV, April 8-13, 2000

CCD based particle image direction and zero velocity resolver, US Patent Number 5,491,642
Inventors: Dean Wormell, Fred Huettig, Andrew Jankevics, Michael Winter, James Sopchak
Awarded for unique electro-optical measurement technique used to determine flow field characteristics in Particle Image Velocimeter systems.  Worked with United Technologies Research Center to design, test and build product based on patented measurement approach.  Issued February 13, 1996.

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