US 10,376,153 B2
Head mounted system to collect facial expressions
Arie Tzvieli, Berkeley, CA (US); Gil Thieberger, Kiryat Tivon (IL); and Ari M Frank, Haifa (IL)
Assigned to Facense Ltd., Kiryat Tivon (IL)
Filed by Facense Ltd., Kiryat Tivon (IL)
Filed on Sep. 29, 2018, as Appl. No. 16/147,695.
Application 16/147,695 is a continuation of application No. 15/182,592, filed on Jun. 14, 2016, granted, now 10,165,949.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/202,808, filed on Aug. 8, 2015.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/175,319, filed on Jun. 14, 2015.
Prior Publication US 2019/0029528 A1, Jan. 31, 2019
Int. Cl. A61B 5/00 (2006.01); G09G 5/00 (2006.01); G06F 3/01 (2006.01); A61B 5/01 (2006.01); A61B 5/16 (2006.01); G01J 5/12 (2006.01); G01J 5/02 (2006.01); G01J 5/00 (2006.01)
CPC A61B 5/015 (2013.01) [A61B 5/0075 (2013.01); A61B 5/165 (2013.01); A61B 5/6803 (2013.01); A61B 5/6814 (2013.01); A61B 5/7282 (2013.01); A61B 5/748 (2013.01); G01J 5/0265 (2013.01); G01J 5/12 (2013.01); A61B 5/0077 (2013.01); A61B 2562/0271 (2013.01); A61B 2562/0276 (2013.01); A61B 2576/00 (2013.01); G01J 2005/0077 (2013.01); G01J 2005/0085 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
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1. A head mounted system (HMS) configured to collect facial expressions of a user wearing the HMS, comprising:
a frame configured to be worn on the user's head;
first and second cameras coupled to the frame, at locations to the right and to the left of the symmetry axis that divides the user's face to the right and left sides, respectively, which are less than 15 cm away from the user's right and left pupils, respectively; the first and second cameras are oriented such that at least portions of the user's right and left eyebrows are in fields of view (FOVs) of the first and second cameras, respectively, and the user's left and right oral commissures are not in the FOVs of the first and second cameras, respectively; and
third and fourth cameras coupled to the frame, at locations to the right and to the left of the symmetry axis, respectively, and less than 15 cm away from the user's upper lip; the third and fourth cameras are oriented such that at least portions of the right and left sides of the user's upper lip are in the FOVs of the third and fourth cameras, respectively, and the user's left and right eyebrows are not in the FOVs of the third and fourth cameras, respectively.