Portrait of Steve Hodges

Steve Hodges

Principal Researcher

Issued patents

  1. User interface control using a keyboard, H LaFave, S Hodges, J Scott, S Izadi, D Molyneaux, N Villar, DA Butler, M Hazas, US Patent 9,851,809, filed 14 March 2016, issued 26 Dec 2017. Continuation of below.
  2. Wearable audio accessories for computing devices, SE Hodges, J Helmes, M Philipose, NAB Priyantha, US Patent 9,807,495, filed 25 Feb 2013, issued 31 Oct 2017.
  3. Removable input/output module with adjustment mechanism, JFM Helmes, S Taylor, SE Hodges, US Patent 9,778,778, filed 25 Nov 2014, issued 3 Oct 2017.
  4. Load scheduling for multi-battery devices, B Huang, JL Meinershagen, T Moscibroda, SE Hodges, R Chandra, US Patent 9,760,138, filed 25 Apr 2015, issued 12 Sept 2017.
  5. Load allocation for multi-battery devices, B Huang, T Moscibroda, R Chandra, SE Hodges, JL Meinershagen, NAB Priyantha, A Badam, P Hu, AJ Ferrese, E Skiani, US Patent 9,748,765, filed 26 Feb 2015, issued 29 Aug 2017.
  6. Controlling hardware in an environment, K Lobb, A Wilson, SE Hodges, US Patent 9,740,187, filed 21 Nov 2012, issued 22 Aug 2017.
  7. Charging device for removable input modules, SE Hodges, S Taylor, JFM Helmes, US Patent 9,711,980, filed 25 Nov 2014, issued 18 July 2017.
  8. Pointing device using proximity sensing, DA Butler, N Villar, J Helmes, S Izadi, SE Hodges, D Rosenfeld, H Benko, US Patent 9,703,398, filed 16 June 2009, issued 11 July 2017.
  9. Battery parameter-based power management for suppressing power spikes, R Chandra, SE Hodges, JL Meinershagen, NAB Priyantha, A Badam, T Moscibroda, P Hu, AJ Ferrese, E Skiani, US Patent 9,696,782, filed 9 Feb 2015, issued 4 July 2017.
  10. Wide angle depth detection, A Wilson, H Benko, J Kapur, SE Hodges, US Patent 9,696,427, filed 14 Aug 2012, issued 4 July 2017.
  11. Optimizing 3D printing using segmentation or aggregation, DA Butler, N Villar, JW Scott, SE Hodges, US Patent 9,636,871, filed 21 Aug 2013, issued 2 May 2017.
  12. Interactive badge, SE Hodges, NT Pohl, J Helmes, N Villar Martinez, TS Paek, JT Apacible, US Patent 9,606,635, filed 15 Feb 2013, Issued 28 Mar 2017.
  13. Removable input module, S Hodges, S Taylor, J Helmes, US Patent 9,529,447, filed 25 Nov 2014 issued Dec 27, 2016.
  14. Augmented reality with direct user interaction, O Hilliges, D Kim, S Izadi, D Molyneaux, S Hodges, DA Butler, US Patent 9,529,424, filed 5 Nov 2010, issued 27 Dec 2016.
  15. Indirect multi-touch interaction, J Helmes, N Villar, H Benko, S Izadi, D Rosenfeld, S Hodges, DA Butler, X Cao, R Banks, US Patent 9,513,798, filed 1 Oct 2009, issued 6 Dec 2016.
  16. Securely joining a secure wireless communications network, J Scott, AJ Brush, R Mahajan, S Hodges, US Patent 9,392,450, filed 12 Jan 2015, issued 12 July 2016.
  17. Code suggestions, N Villar, J Scott, S Hodges, A Schmidt, US Patent 9,383,973, filed 29 June 2011, issued 5 July 2016.
  18. Gesture recognition techniques, D Kim, O Hilliges, S Izadi, PL Oliver, JDJ Shotton, P Kohli, DG Molyneaux, SE Hodges, AW Fitzgibbon, US Patent 9,372,544, filed 16 May 2014, issued 21 June 2016. Continuation of below.
  19. User interface control using a keyboard, H LaFave, S Hodges, J Scott, S Izadi, D Molyneaux, N Villar, DA Butler, M Hazas, US Patent 9,292,194, filed 24 June 2013, issued 22 Mar 2016. Continuation of below.
  20. Optimizing battery use for known future load, S Hodges, R Chandra, JL Meinershagen, J Scott, US Patent 9,285,851, filed 22 June 2012, issued 15 Mar 2016.
  21. Reducing interference between multiple infra-red depth cameras, S Izadi, D Molyneaux, O Hilliges, D Kim, JDJ Shotton, SE Hodges, DA Butler, AW Fitzgibbon, P Kohli, US Patent 9,247,238, filed 31 Jan 2011, issued 26 Jan 2016.
  22. Real-time camera tracking using depth maps, R Newcombe, S Izadi, D Molyneaux, O Hilliges, D Kim, JDJ Shotton, P Kohli, A Fitzgibbon, SE Hodges, DA Butler, US Patent 9,242,171, filed 23 Feb 2013, issued 26 Jan 2016. Continuation of below.
  23. Inferring building metadata from distributed sensors, JW Scott, I Constandache, SE Hodges, US Patent 9,240,111, filed 6 Oct 2010, issued 19 Jan 2016.
  24. Speckle sensing for motion tracking, NY-C Chen, SE Hodges, AW Fitzgibbon, AC Goris, BL Hastings, S Izadi, US Patent 9,208,566, filed 9 Aug 2013, issued 8 Dec 2015.
  25. Input through sensing of user-applied forces, JW Scott, S Izadi, SE Hodges, DA Rosenfeld, MG Molloy, US Patent 9,201,538, filed 15 July 2014, issued 1 Dec 2015. Continuation of below.
  26. Occupancy prediction using historical occupancy patterns, JC Krumm, JW Scott, AJB Brush, BR Meyers, SE Hodges, US Patent 9,176,485, filed 2 June 2011, issued 3 Nov 2015.
  27. Gestures, interactions, and common ground in a surface computing environment, MJ Morris, EJ Horvitz, AD Wilson, SE Hodges, KP Hinckley, DA Butler, IM Sands, VK Russ, H Benko, SR LeProwse, S Izadi, WB Kunz, US Patent 9,134,798, filed 15 Dec 2008, issued 15 Sept 2015.
  28. Sensing floor for locating people and devices, N-W Gong, SE Hodges, N Villar, JA Paradiso, US Patent 9,077,343, filed 6 June 2011, issued 7 July 2015.
  29. Manipulation of graphical objects, J Williamson, LM Brown, JW Scott, SE Hodges, US Patent 9,070,229, filed 16 Nov 2012, issued 30 June 2015. Continuation of below.
  30. User input using proximity sensing, SE Hodges, DA Butler, S Izadi, M Hall, US Patent 9.063,577, filed 28 April 2013, issued 23 June 2015. Continuation of below.
  31. Generating computer models of 3D objects, JDJ Shotton, S Izadi, O Hilliges, D Kim, D Molyneaux, P Kohli, A Fitzgibbon, SE Hodges, US Patent 9,052,571, filed 6 June 2011, issued 9 June 2015.
  32. Securely joining a secure wireless communications network, J Scott, AJB Brush, R Mahajan, S Hodges, US Patent 8.948,390, filed 29 Sept 2012, issued 3 Feb 2015.
  33. Embedded system development platform, SE Hodges, DA Butler, S Izadi, C-C Han, US Patent 8.948,184, filed 4 April 2012, issued 3 Feb, 2015. Continuation of below.
  34. Distributed asynchronous localization and mapping for augmented reality, A Balan, J Flaks, S Hodges, M Isard, O Williams, P Barham, S Izadi, O Hilliges, D Molyneaux, D Kim, US Patent 8.933,931 filed 28 Nov 2012, issued 13 Jan 2015.
  35. Power transfer between devices, JW Scott, SE Hodges, US Patent 8,898,485, filed 15 July 2009, issued 25 Nov 2014.
  36. Reconfigurable clip-on modules for mobile computing devices, J Helmes, S Taylor, SE Hodges, N Villar, JW Scott, US Patent 8,858,335, filed 18 Jan 2013, issued 14 Oct 2014.
  37. Input through sensing of user-applied forces, JW Scott, S Izadi, SE Hodges, DA Rosenfeld, MG Molloy, US Patent 8,803,797, filed 18 Jan 2008, issued 12 Aug 2014.
  38. Distribution of keys for encryption/decryption, SE Hodges, KR Wood, J Srinivasan, A Sellen, US Patent 8,787,580, filed 24 Nov 2006, issued 22 July 2014.
  39. Infrared sensor integrated in a touch panel, W den Boer, SN Bathiche, SE Hodges, S Izadi, US Patent 8,466,902, filed 1 April 2013, issued 15 July 2014. Continuation of below
  40. Gesture recognition techniques, D Kim, O Hilliges, S Izadi, PL Oliver, JDJ Shotton, P Kohli, DG Molyneaux, SE Hodges, AW Fitzgibbon, US Patent 8,760,395, filed 31 May 2011, issued 24 June 2014.
  41. Mobile camera localization using depth maps, R Newcombe, S Izadi, D Molyneaux, O Hilliges, D Kim, JDJ Shotton, P Kohli, A Fitzgibbon, SE Hodges, DA Butler, US Patent 8,711,206, filed 31 Jan 2011, issued 29 april 2014.
  42. Volumetric display system enabling user interaction, DA Butler, SE Hodges, S Izadi, S Taylor, N Villar, US Patent 8,704,822, filed 17 Dec 2008, issued 22 April 2014.
  43. Touch Discrimination, SE Hodges, H Benko, IM Sands, DA Butler, S Izadi, WB Kunz, KP Hinckley, US Patent 8,681,127, filed 22 April 20013, issued 25 March 2014. Continuation of below.
  44. Self-Describing Data Framework, CD Karkanias, SE Hodges, US Patent 8,615,404, filed 23 Feb 2007, issued 24 Dec 2013.
  45. Automatic Capture Modes, K Wood, S Hodges, L Williams, J Srinivasan, C Rother, A Criminisi, J Chiloyan, US Patent 8,587,670, filed 16 Nov 2006, issued 19 Nov 2013. Also European Patent Application EP1793580, filed 5 Dec 2012 and Patent Application WO/2007/067335, filed 16 Nov 2006.
  46. Three-Dimensional Environment Reconstruction, R Newcombe, S Izadi, D Molyneaux, O Hilliges, D Kim, JDJ Shotton, SE Hodges, DA Butler, AW Fitzgibbon, P Kohli, US Patent 8,587,583, filed 31 Jan 2011, issued 19 Nov 2013. Also Patent Application WO/2012/106069, filed 9 Jan 2012.
  47. Fingertip Detection for Camera Based Multi-Touch Systems, S Izadi, S Taylor, SE Hodges, US Patent 8,581,852, filed 15 Nov 2007, issued 12 Nov 2013.
  48. Using a Three-Dimensional Environment Model in Gameplay, S Izadi, D Molyneaux, O Hilliges, D Kim, JDJ Shotton, P Kohli, A Fitzgibbon, S Hodges, D Butler, US Patent 8,570,320, filed 31 Jan 2011, issued 29 Oct 2013. Also Patent Application WO/2012/106070, filed 9 Jan 2012.
  49. Transferring of Digital Images, K Wood, S Hodges, L Williams, M Goldberg, C Rother, A Criminisi, J Srinivasan, US Patent 8.558.917, filed 24 Nov 2006, issued 15 Oct 2013. Also European Patent Application EP1793581 (Automatic selection of images for transfer depending on connection characteristics) filed 5 Dec 2005 and Patent Application WO/2007/067373, filed 24 Nov 2006.
  50. Device Sensor and Actuation for Web Pages, A Schmidt, N Villar, J Scott, S Hodges, US Patent 8,521,848, filed 28 June 2011, issued 27 Aug 2013.
  51. Reducing Power Consumption by Offloading Applications, JW Scott, Y Agarwal, SE Hodges, R Chandra, P Bahl, US Patent 8,510,577, filed 28 July 2008, issued 13 Aug 2013.
  52. Tabletop Display Providing Multiple Views to Users, DA Butler, SE Hodges, S Izadi, N Villar, S Taylor, D Molyneaux, O Hilliges, US Patent 8,502,816, filed 2 Dec 2010, issued 6 Aug 2013.
  53. Automatic Addressing Protocol for a Shared Bus, J Scott, N Villar, MD Hazas, SE Hodges, US Patent 8,478,917, filed 22 Sept 2010, issued 2 Jul 2013.
  54. User Interface Control Using a Keyboard, H LaFave, S Hodges, J Scott, S Izadi, D Molyneaux, N Villar, DA Butler, M Hazas, US Patent 8,471,814, filed 26 Feb 2010, issued 25 Jun 2013.
  55. Infrared sensor integrated in a touch panel, W den Boer, SN Bathiche, SE Hodges, S Izadi, US Patent 8,466,902, filed 11 March 2011, issued 18 Jun 2013. Continuation of below.
  56. Surface Puck, SN Bathiche, H Benko, SE Hodges, S Izadi, DA Butler, WB Kunz, SR LeProwse, US Patent 8,436,789, filed 16 Jan 2009, issued 7 May 2013.
  57. User Input Using Proximity Sensing, DA Butler, S Izadi, SE Hodges, M Hall, US Patent 8,432,372, filed 30 Nov 2007, issued 30 April 2013. Also Patent Application WO/2009/073262, filed 18 Sept 2008.
  58. Touch Discrimination, SE Hodges, H Benko, IM Sands, DA Butler, S Izadi, WB Kunz, KP Hinckley, US Patent 8,432,366, filed 3 March 2009, issued 30 April 2013.
  59. Infrared sensor integrated in a touch panel, W den Boer, SN Bathiche, SE Hodges, S Izadi, US Patent 8,411,070, filed 11 March 2011, issued 2 Apr 2013. Continuation of below.
  60. Real-Time Camera Tracking Using Depth Maps, R Newcombe, S Izadi, D Molyneaux, O Hilliges, D Kim, JDJ Shotton, P Kohli, AW Fitzgibbon, SE Hodges, P Kohli, US Patent 8,401,242, filed 31 Jan 2011, issued 19 March 2013.
  61. Moving Object Segmentation Using Depth Images, R Newcombe, S Izadi, O Hilliges, D Kim, D Molyneaux, JDJ Shotton, P Kohli, AW Fitzgibbon, SE Hodges, DA Butler, US Patent 8,401,225, filed 31 Jan 2011, issued 19 March 2013.
  62. Ferromagnetic User Interfaces, S Taylor, J Hook, S Izadi, N Villar, DA Butler, SE Hodges, US Patent 8,400,410, filed 26 May 2009, issued 19 March 2013.
  63. Motion Triggered Data Transfer, S Hodges, S Izadi, DA Butler, US Patent 8,391,786, filed 25 Jan 2007, issued 5 March 2013.
  64. Touch sensing using shadow and reflective modes, S Izadi, S Hodges, DA Butler, A Rrustemi, US Patent 8,368,663, filed 7 Dec 2011, issued 5 Feb 2013.
  65. Unique identification of devices using color detection, S Izadi, M Hall, SE Hodges, W Buxton, DA Butler, US Patent 8,325,020, filed 31 Jan 2011, issued 4 Dec 2013.
  66. Manipulation of Graphical Objects, J Williamson, LM Brown, JW Scott, SE Hodges, US Patent 8,314,817, filed 19 Oct 2011, issued 20 Nov 2013.
  67. Memory Training via Visual Journal, CD Karkanias, SE Hodges, EL Berry, GE Browne, HL Williams, KR Wood, SG Smyth, US Patent 8,287,281, filed 6 Dec 2006, issued 16 Oct 2012. Also Patent Application WO/2008/070790, filed 6 Dec 2007 and European Patent Application EP2097886, filed 6 Dec 2007.
  68. Resource Aggregation in an Opportunistic Network, CD Karkanias, SE Hodges, US Patent 8,285,259, filed 29 May 2007, issued 9 Oct 2012.
  69. Projection of images onto tangible user interfaces, S Taylor, S Izadi, DA Rosenfeld, S Hodges, DA Butler, J Scott, N Villar, US Patent 8,272,743, filed 24 Oct 2011, issued 25 Sept 2013.
  70. Communication with a Touch Screen, S Izadi, S Hodges, DA Butler, A Rrustemi, US Patent 8,269,746, filed 29 March 2007, issued 18 Sep 2012. Also Patent Application WO/2008/121908, filed 29 March 2008 and European Patent Application EP2130112, filed 29 March 2008.
  71. Location system and communication system, AMR Ward, SE Hodges, PJ Steggles, RWM Curwen, JF Newman, US Patent 8,264,319, filed 15 May 2008, issued 11 Sept 2012. Also continuation below.
  72. Health-related opportunistic networking, CD Karkanias, SE Hodges, JW Scott, US Patent 8,260,272, filed 1 Sept 2011, issued 4 Sept 2012. Continuation of below.
  73. Playback of Digital Images, K Wood, S Hodges, L Williams, J Srinivasan, C Rother, A Criminisi, US Patent 8,249,397, filed 16 Nov 2006, issued 21 Aug 2012. Also Patent Application WO/2007/067334, filed 16 Nov 2006 and European Patent Application EP1793577, filed 16 Nov 2006.
  74. Archive for Physical and Digital Objects, S Izadi, AJ Sellen, RM Banks, S Taylor, SE Hodges, US Patent 8,199,117, filed 9 May 2007, issued 12 Jun 2012.
  75. Embedded System Development Platform, SE Hodges, DA Butler, S Izadi, CC Han, US Patent 8,175,099, filed 14 May 2007, issued 8 May 2012.
  76. Touch sensing using shadow and reflective modes, S Izadi, S Hodges, DA Butler, A Rrustemi, US Patent 8,094,129, filed 29 Mar 2007, issued 10 Jan 2012. Also continuation above, European Patent Application EP2130111, filed 29 March 2008 and Patent Application WO/2008/121,906, filed 29 March 2008.
  77. Low power operation of networked devices, SE Hodges, Y Agarwal, JW Scott, R Chandra, P Bahl, US Patent 8,068,433, filed 26 Nov 2007, issued 29 Nov 2011. Also Patent Application WO/2009/070,367, 2009 and European Patent Application EP2215781, filed 16 Sept 2008.
  78. Manipulation of Graphical Objects, J Williamson, LM Brown, JW Scott, SE Hodges, US Patent 8,068,121 filed 29 Jun 2007, issued 29 Nov 2011. Also continuation above.
  79. Projection of images onto tangible user interfaces, S Taylor, S Izadi, DA Rosenfeld, S Hodges, DA Butler, J Scott, N Villar, US Patent 8,042,949, filed 2 May 2008, issued 25 Oct 2011. Also European Patent application EP2271965, filed 27 March 2009 and continuation above.
  80. Health-related opportunistic networking, CD Karkanias, SE Hodges, JW Scott, US Patent 8,032,124, filed 28 Feb 2007, issued 4 Oct 2011. Also Patent Application WO/2008/106,301, filed 11 Feb 2008.
  81. Information access to self-describing data framework, CD Karkanias, SE Hodges, US Patent 8,005,692, filed 23 Feb 2007, issued 23 Aug 2011. Also Patent Application WO/2008/103,967, filed 22 Feb 2008.
  82. Haptic support and virtual activity monitor, CD Karkanias, SE Hodges, US Patent 7,993,291, filed 29 May 2007, issued 9 Aug 2011. Also Patent Application WO/2008/150,746, 2008.
  83. Patient monitoring via image capture, CD Karkanias, SE Hodges, US Patent 7,983,933, filed 6 Dec 2006, issued 19 Jul 2011. Also Patent Application WO/2008/070,759, filed 6 Dec 2007 and European Patent Application EP2122558, filed 6 Dec 2007.
  84. Infrared sensor integrated in a touch panel, W den Boer, SN Bathiche, SE Hodges, S Izadi, US Patent 7,924,272, filed 27 Nov 2006, issued 12 Apr 2011.
  85. Physical activity manager, CD Karkanias, SE Hodges, US Patent 7,914,419, filed 29 May 2007, issued 29 Mar 2011.
  86. Unique identification of devices using color detection, S Izadi, M Hall, SE Hodges, W Buxton, DA Butler, US Patent 7,884,734, 2011, filed 31 Jan 2008, issued 8 Feb 2011. Also Patent Application WO/2009/099,488, filed 23 Dec 2008 and continuation above.
  87. Automatic localization of devices, S Hodges, J Chiloyan, US Patent 7,860,516, filed 5 Dec 2006, issued 28 Dec 2010. Also Patent Application WO/2008/070,690, filed 4 Dec 2007 and European Patent Application EP2089996, filed 4 Dec 2007.
  88. Controlling a telecommunications device, R Harper, J Gebhardt, SE Hodges, US Patent 7,376,395, filed 30 Jun 2005, issued 20 May 2008. Also European Patent Application EP1886426, filed 29 June 2006.
  89. Triggering data capture based on pointing direction, JW Scott, I Budvytis, SE Hodges, US Patent 7,720,364, filed 30 Jan 2008, issued 18 May 2010.
  90. Location system and communication, AMR Ward, SE Hodges, PJ Steggles, RWM Curwen, JF Newman, US Patent 7,388,464, filed 19 Feb 2002, issued 17 Jun 2008.
  91. User interface systems, AMR Ward, SE Hodges, PJ Steggles, US Patent 7,295,101, filed 2 May 2002, issued 13 Nov 2007.