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US20110167485 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR TOY ADOPTION AND MARKETING  
Provided are a method and computer system that provide a virtual world. A server of the computer system includes a storage subsystem that stores two or more items of different personalized...
US20150169336 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROVIDING A VIRTUAL ASSISTANT  
A method, performed by at least one computer, the method comprising using the at least one computer to perform acts of accessing information specifying at least one user-specified condition...
US20120216116 Method for customizing avatars and heightening online safety  
In accord with the present invention, a method is defined for an ordinary computer user to customize an avatar, so as to determine how the avatar is animated afterwards. The animation method used...
US20110191413 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ENABLING USERS TO INTERACT IN A VIRTUAL SPACE  
The present invention provides a highly scalable architecture for a three-dimensional graphical, multi-user, interactive virtual world system. In a preferred embodiment a plurality of users...
US20110066938 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR MUTIDIMENSIONAL VIRTUAL ONLINE SUPPORT CENTER  
A virtual service center is provided to a customer visiting the service provider website. The customer can take an avatar and proceed to collect a token number and wait for chat session service in...
US20130275869 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR GENERATING A VIRTUAL TOUR WITHIN A VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT  
A virtual venue application for displaying information is provided, where the virtual venue application is implemented as part of an apparatus, or a system. The virtual venue application allows...
US20120096352 CONTROLLING SOCIAL NETWORK VIRTUAL ASSEMBLY PLACES THROUGH PROBABILITY OF INTERACTION METHODS  
A system and method for controlling a social network based virtual world, in which users are represented by avatars that in turn are linked to the user's real world social network social profiles....
US20110075819 CUSTOMER SUPPORT CENTER WITH VIRTUAL WORLD ENHANCEMENTS  
A customer support system enhanced with virtual world features to make the support experience more interactive and pleasant. The system includes a web user interface for web-based customers and an...
US20050204286 Speech receiving device and viseme extraction method and apparatus  
A technique for extracting visemes includes receiving successive frames of digitized analog speech information obtained from the speech signal at a fixed rate (210), filtering each of the...
US20120079378 SYSTEMS, METHODS, AND COMPUTER-READABLE MEDIA FOR INTEGRATING A THREE-DIMENSIONAL ASSET WITH A THREE-DIMENSIONAL MODEL  
Systems, methods, and computer-readable media are provided for integrating a three-dimensional asset with a three-dimensional model. Each asset can include a base surface and either a protrusion...
US20130031475 SOCIAL NETWORK BASED VIRTUAL ASSEMBLY PLACES  
A method of providing virtual meeting environments for user controlled avatars. Each avatar is associated with user information from at least one social network (Facebook), and the user's profile...
US20130167025 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ONLINE USER ASSISTANCE  
The present invention relates to a system and method for assisting online users through a computer generated human-like animated character. Further, the invention provides the method for enabling...
US20140075305 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DEFINING AND RESPONDING TO HELP REQUEST IN VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT SERVICE  
A method includes providing a virtual environment service, wherein a plurality of characters interacting with each other; providing a first user, with a first user account associated with a first...
US20120079377 SYSTEMS, METHODS, AND COMPUTER-READABLE MEDIA FOR PLACING AN ASSET ON A THREE-DIMENSIONAL MODEL  
Systems, methods, and computer-readable media are provided for placing an asset on a three-dimensional model. Each asset can be associated with a pivot point and with an asset normal. A contact...
US20120011440 Method for Online Grid Associations  
A method of permitting account holders to communicate, interact and otherwise associate at least one primary grid account with additional grids by linking avatars via unique associations in a...
US20090012925 Observation-based user profiling and profile matching  
Observation-based user profiling and profile matching are provided. The network behavior of users of a computer-implemented social network are observed and used for user profiling. By observing...
US20100083112 MANAGING VIRTUAL UNIVERSE AVATAR BEHAVIOR RATINGS  
Inappropriate behavior, such as harassment, expletive laden communications, violence or sexually explicit behavior in a virtual universe (VU) can lead to negative experiences for VU users. Younger...
US20090044112 Animated Digital Assistant  
A method for interacting with a user comprising: receiving an input on a device, determining a text-based response based on the input using a logic engine, generating an audio stream of a...
US20080195944 Avatar Refrigerator  
The present invention relates to a refrigerator for providing a user with a variety of information using an avatar. The present invention comprises a storage device for storing avatar data...
US20150185996 VIRTUAL ASSISTANT TEAM IDENTIFICATION  
Techniques and architectures for implementing a team of virtual assistants are described herein. The team may include multiple virtual assistants that are configured with different...
US20050044500 Agent display device and agent display method  
The agent information setting unit (110) transmits agent information to be displayed to the drawing data generation unit (160) while the object data storage unit (170) stores object data necessary...
US20080215973 AVATAR CUSTOMIZATION  
A method for user interaction with a three-dimensional virtual world is disclosed. The virtual world comprises one or more public spaces and one or more private spaces. A user may be represented...
US20150121215 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR MANAGING MULTIMEDIA ACCESSIBLITY  
A system that incorporates the subject disclosure may include, for example, determine a first impairment associated with a first user of a first end user device, receive user input captured at a...
US20130179779 TECHNIQUES FOR TRANSACTING VIA AN ANIMATED ASSISTANT  
Techniques for transacting via an animated assistant are provided. A kiosk processes an animated assistant that entices users to approach. Once a user approaches the animated assistant attempts to...
US20150186154 VIRTUAL ASSISTANT TEAM CUSTOMIZATION  
Techniques and architectures for implementing a team of virtual assistants are described herein. The team may include multiple virtual assistants that are configured with different...
US20150186156 VIRTUAL ASSISTANT CONVERSATIONS  
Techniques and architectures for implementing a team of virtual assistants are described herein. The team may include multiple virtual assistants that are configured with different...
US20100125789 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING DYNAMIC NAVIGATION THROUGH A PROPERTY TO A SELECTED DESTINATION  
A system and method for providing navigation for visitors to casinos allows the visitors to select a game, amenity, attraction, or facility as a desired destination, and then have a route provided...
US20080215972 MAPPING USER EMOTIONAL STATE TO AVATAR IN A VIRTUAL WORLD  
A method for user interaction with a three-dimensional virtual world is disclosed. The virtual world may comprise one or more public spaces and one or more private spaces. A user may be...
US20090183071 PERSPECTIVE BASED TAGGING AND VISUALIZATION OF AVATARS IN A VIRTUAL WORLD  
A method for perspective based tagging and visualization of avatars in a virtual world may include determining if another avatar has moved within a predetermined proximity range of a user's avatar...
US20110239117 Natural User Interaction in Shared Resource Computing Environment  
Sharing and exchanging information in a Shared Resource Computing (SRC) environment are disclosed. Example systems include a shared resource computing server and a plurality of peripheral devices....
US20100088600 REDIRECTION OF AN AVATAR  
The invention provides a method, system, and program product for redirecting an avatar within a virtual universe or between virtual universes. In one embodiment, the invention includes identifying...
US20080163054 TOOLS FOR PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT COMPRISING COLLECTIONS OF AVATARS AND VIRTUAL REALITY BUSINESS MODELS FOR AVATAR USE  
Virtual reality tools for product development including collections of avatars and virtual reality business models for avatar use. A method of designing a product to be worn by an individual...
US20090259648 AUTOMATED AVATAR CREATION AND INTERACTION IN A VIRTUAL WORLD  
Automated avatar creation and interaction in a virtual world may include detecting if a user's avatar has entered a predefined proximity area in the virtual world. An automated avatar may be...
US20090319895 USE OF AVATARS  
Information such as advertisements (26) or news is selected for a user based on the attributes (23) that the user has input to build (22) their avatar (21) or avatar environment. The...
US20150186155 VIRTUAL ASSISTANT ACQUISITIONS AND TRAINING  
Techniques and architectures for implementing a team of virtual assistants are described herein. The team may include multiple virtual assistants that are configured with different...
US20110047046 Methods and devices for providing fashion advice  
Fashion advice is easily and readily made available using a fashion application or “tool”. The advice may be based on stored images of a user's wardrobe and/or from images retrieved from clothing...
US20070168863 Interacting avatars in an instant messaging communication session  
An avatar that represents an user in a communications session is animated, without user manipulation, based on the animation of another avatar that represents another user in the same instant...
US20090158150 RULES-BASED PROFILE SWITCHING IN METAVERSE APPLICATIONS  
A method is disclosed for providing gameplay in a metaverse application in which players interact with each other and a virtual world by controlling characters that are represented using avatars...
US20100050078 PERSONALIZED INTERNET INTERACTION  
A method of a user interacting with an Internet, comprising: tracking interactions of the user with an Internet; analyzing said tracked interactions to determine at least one aspect of a user's...
US20110125688 System and method for output of assessment of physical entity attribute effects on physical environments through in part social networking service input  
A system includes, but is not limited to: one or more obtaining assessment information modules configured for obtaining assessment information for at least one of one or more physical entities,...
US20100094681 System and Method for Electronically Assisting a Customer at a Product Retail Location  
A method is disclosed for electronically assisting a customer through a buying cycle at a product retail location having a product oriented display. The method includes sensing an amount of time...
US20140281963 FRAMELESS VIDEO SYSTEM  
A frameless audio/video object (FAVO) that provides information to a user. In one embodiment, the FAVO is interactive, such as having hotspots for allowing a user to select more features or...
US20120254749 System And Method For Controlling Life Goals  
A method and system for assisting a user in achieving a goal are described. Input related to the goal is received from the user. The input includes body sensor data from a body sensor worn by the...
US20070113181 Using avatars to communicate real-time information  
An avatar may be used to convey information independent of information conveyed directly in a text message sent during an instant messaging communications session between two users. The...
US20090094517 Conversational advertising  
A method of advertising in a computer medium, such as the Internet. The method includes providing a virtual instructor in a virtual environment. The virtual instructor is configured to provide...
US20100070859 MULTI-INSTANCE, MULTI-USER ANIMATION PLATFORMS  
A multi-instance, multi-user animation platform includes a plurality of modeled parallel dimensions in a computer memory. Each of the parallel dimensions may be an independent model of a physical,...
US20110191289 MANAGING INFORMATION ABOUT AVATARS ACROSS VIRTUAL WORLDS  
Systems, methods and articles of manufacture are disclosed for managing relationship information across virtual worlds. In one embodiment, information about avatars in virtual worlds may be...
US20110202439 TIMEMINDER FOR PROFESSIONALS  
Embodiments of the present invention are directed to a communication system that provides various automated operations, including searches of public and private resources for third party...
US20070226621 Computerized advertising method and system  
Advertising is presented on a computer screen in the form of an animated multimedia character that will be referred to here as a “Shoshkele™.” The Shoshkele™ appears on the screen in an intrusive...
US20090172539 Conversation Abstractions Based on Trust Levels in a Virtual World  
Embodiments of the invention provide techniques for abstracting conversations between avatars within a virtual world. In one embodiment, the user of an avatar observing a conversation between...

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