Unity Software has been granted a patent for a method of digital content generation involving smart volumetric layouts. The system includes processors and memories to access and apply properties and behaviors to digital objects within the layout. GlobalData’s report on Unity Software gives a 360-degree view of the company including its patenting strategy. Buy the report here.

According to GlobalData’s company profile on Unity Software, AI-assisted repair estimation was a key innovation area identified from patents. Unity Software's grant share as of January 2024 was 36%. Grant share is based on the ratio of number of grants to total number of patents.

Smart volumetric layout for digital content generation

Source: United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Credit: Unity Software Inc

A recently granted patent (Publication Number: US11875088B2) discloses a system that utilizes computer processors and memories to create and manipulate smart volumetric layouts. The system involves accessing a description of smart volumetric shapes, associating properties and behaviors with these shapes, detecting digital objects within them, and applying the associated properties and behaviors to the digital objects. This innovative system allows for the modification and customization of digital objects within smart volumetric shapes, enabling a dynamic and interactive user experience.

Furthermore, the system includes features such as digital 3D layout tools within a user interface, packaging the smart volumetric layout into a runtime executable application, and providing a graphical user interface for creating and manipulating smart volumetric layout objects. The method described in the patent involves accessing smart volumetric layouts, associating shape data, detecting digital objects, and applying properties and behaviors to enhance the user experience. By incorporating real-world object motion control instructions and allowing for the deformation, reorientation, and resizing of digital objects within smart volumetric shapes, this system offers a versatile and engaging platform for users to interact with digital content in a novel and intuitive manner.

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