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Title:
INFORMATION PROCESSING DEVICE AND IMAGE GENERATION METHOD
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2018/079557
Kind Code:
A1
Abstract:
In the present invention, an acquisition unit 40 acquires manipulation information for moving a character of a user in virtual space and manipulation information for moving a character of a different user from the user. A character control unit 52 controls movements of the character of the user in virtual space and movements of the character of the different user from the user on the basis of the respective manipulation information. An image generation unit 56 generates, on the basis of the position of the character of the user in virtual space, image data including the character of the different user. The image data includes a direction image indicating a direction in which the character of the different user is and/or was looking.

Inventors:
KUNIGITA, Hisayuki (1-7-1 Konan, Minato-k, Tokyo 75, 〒1080075, JP)
HAYASHI, Masakazu (1-7-1 Konan, Minato-k, Tokyo 75, 〒1080075, JP)
HASHIMOTO, Minoru (1-7-1 Konan, Minato-k, Tokyo 75, 〒1080075, JP)
TAJIMA, Kotaro (1-7-1 Konan, Minato-k, Tokyo 75, 〒1080075, JP)
Application Number:
JP2017/038377
Publication Date:
May 03, 2018
Filing Date:
October 24, 2017
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Assignee:
SONY INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT INC. (1-7-1, Konan Minato-k, Tokyo 75, 〒1080075, JP)
International Classes:
G06T19/00; A63F13/212; A63F13/25; A63F13/53; A63F13/55; G06F3/01
Foreign References:
JP2002113261A2002-04-16
JP2016158795A2016-09-05
JP2005049996A2005-02-24
US20160300387A12016-10-13
Other References:
SAKAKIBARA, YUTA ET AL.: "Evaluating the Impact of User Position and Attention Sharing in a VR Space on Appreciative Actions", THE 21ST ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE VIRTUAL REALITY SOCIETY OF JAPAN, 14 September 2016 (2016-09-14)
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
MORISHITA Sakaki (2-11-12, Ebisu-Nishi Shibuya-ku Tokyo, 21, 〒1500021, JP)
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