EA shares some of its innovative features implemented in games and encourages other developers to commit to the cause and do the same. Earlier today, Electronic Arts has announced that publishers and developers will have complete, free access to five patents from their technology, which involve technologies and features that have been implemented in EA's games.
Below you can find the patents shared by the publisher. There are currently four, with one being in development. EA actually said: Who's up for free grabs? Maybe Fortnite will finally get a proper ping feature -.-.
Ping System that allows players to transmit contextually aware audio and visual communications generated via mappable controller inputs.
- Contextually Aware Communications Systems in Video Games (Patent No. US 11,097,189), which includes Apex Legends’ famous ping-system.
Image processing that improves visibility of colors to optimize for color vision deficiencies.
- Systems and Methods for Automated Image Processing for Images with Similar Luminosities (Patent No. US 10,118,097 and CN 107694092).
Automatically detecting contrast ratios in pixel regions of rendered frames and updating regions having subpar contrast ratios to meet contrast ratio standards or thresholds.
- Contrast Ratio Detection and Rendering System (Patent No. US 10,878,540).
Generating personalized music based on a user’s hearing information and stylistic preference to best comport with that user’s hearing issues.
- Personalized Real-Time Audio Generation Based on User Physiological Response (Patent No. US 10,790,919).