|| List of recent Buttons-related patents
| Systems and methods for managing data tiers on a user interface|
A computer-implemented method executable by a multi-tenant server system for managing data tiers on user interfaces (uis). The method includes presenting, at a first user session, a first ui displaying a first application button and a second application button; recording the selection by a user of the first application button; displaying a second ui, in response to the selection by the user of the first application button, the second ui including first and second function buttons within the first application; recording the selection by the user of the first function button within the first application; and displaying, at a second user session, a third ui with the first application opened and displaying the first function button in a first, visible tier..
| Business communication system and method|
A system and method for enabling a customer to utilize a smart phone to communicate with a waiter in a restaurant. The phone connects to a wireless lan within the restaurant and, in a first embodiment, downloads a location-based communication application, which reports the phone's location to a website application server (as), which identifies the restaurant.
| Mobile and adaptable fitness system|
A mobile and adaptable fitness system allows a fitness device to be used to control an application running on a host device. The system includes one or more controllers, a motion sensing device, and a host device.
| Touch-screen mobile electronic communication device and controller|
A touch-screen mobile electronic cellular/communication devices having ergonomic buttons and controls for improved control of gaming activities, for interface with and control of a gaming console without the need for a game controller, and for remote control of home entertainment devices, home appliances, furniture, transportation vessels (automobile, aircraft, water vehicles, submersibles), machinery, robots, weapons, sports equipment, other consumer electronics, security devices, musical instruments, toys, recreational hobby/devices, and other devices that can be controlled through wireless signal input.. .
| X-ray image photographing apparatus and management method|
When a retake button is selected, a cpu causes a dialog screen for inputting a reason for a photographic error to be displayed. On the dialog screen, the name of a radiographer who is logging onto an x-ray photographing apparatus and select buttons indicating possible reasons for photographic errors are indicated.
| Reproduction apparatus, imaging apparatus, screen display method, and user interface|
A desired image is quickly retrieved from stored images. Reproduced images are horizontally arranged on time axis.
| Mobile device with an inertial measurement unit to adjust state of graphical user interface or a natural language processing unit, and including a hover sensing function|
A mobile device has an inertial measurement unit (imu) that senses linear and rotational movement, a touch screen including (i) a touch-sensitive surface and (ii) a 3d sensing unit, and a state change determination module that determines state changes from a combination of (i) an output of the imu and (ii) the 3d sensing unit sensing the hovering object. The mobile device may include a pan/zoom module.
| Body sensing computer keyboard|
A body sensing computer keyboard includes a trigger module defining a vibratable part and a non-vibratable part, a plurality of key buttons respectively clickable to trigger the trigger module in generating a respective signal, a displacement unit set between the trigger module and the key buttons, and a vibrator provided at the bottom side of the vibratable part of the trigger module and electrically connected to a vibration driving circuit of the trigger module for vibrating the vibratable part when one key button is clicked to trigger the trigger module.. .
| Non-contact selection switch|
The present invention relates to a non-contact switch which is used for an elevator or general automatic doors, and comprises: buttons b including a push button or an optical sensor button for selecting an elevator movement or opening an automatic door; a pair of long sensor blocks 10, which are installed adjacent to or above the push button and arranged so as to face each other with a gap 12 equivalent to the width of one to two human fingers therebetween; and a plurality of sensors s which are installed in a single file on the surfaces of the sensor blocks that face each other, wherein a sensor detects movement of a human finger moving with the gap 12 at or above a predetermined length or at or above a predetermined speed and selects an upward or downward movement for a destination floor for the elevator or opens the automatic door.. .
| User interface for welding equipment and systems|
A user interface for welding equipment is disclosed. The user interface comprises an architecture which organizes different types of welding controls into pre-defined categories or zones.
| Touch screen barrier system|
A touch screen barrier system having a multiple layer touch screen barrier and dispenser. The touch screen barrier adheres to a user's forger or thumb to provide a barrier to the touch screen or other public device, such as elevator buttons, to prevent the transfer of oils, germs or other debris that cause smudges on the screen during use or transfer germs.
| Standoff device for downhole tools using slip elements|
A device and method for use is provided for grippingly engaging a tubular, in particular for gripping a wellbore casing. Drillable bridge plugs may use hardened buttons or other slip arrangements and materials that may be susceptible to damage when the bridge is being run into the wellbore.
|Weightlifting swivel wrist hook|
Disclosed herein is an invention directed to a weightlifting aid that an individual would utilize. More specifically, the present invention generally relates to a device directed to a weightlifting aid that an individual would couple to their hand to assist in the lifting of weights in an exercise or fitness environment.
|Rolling gesture detection using an electronic device|
An electronic device with one or more processors and memory detects a button press of a respective button of a plurality of buttons that include a first button that corresponds to a first type of operation and a second button that corresponds to a second type of operation. The device determines, in conjunction with detecting the button press, a rolling gesture metric corresponding to performance of a rolling gesture comprising rotation about a longitudinal axis of the electronic device.
|Showerhead or hand shower|
A showerhead or hand shower with spray outlet openings and “x” (x>1) valves that control the inflow of a fluid to the spray outlet openings, wherein each valve can be activated independently of the other valves and comprises a movable valve body by means of which at least a first and a second valve position are realized, and for each of the “x” valves, a pushbutton is arranged to control it, wherein a displacement of the associated valve body takes place upon actuation of one or more pushbuttons, a control element is provided via which, when the same pushbutton or the same pushbuttons are actuated, the position of the associated valve body in the second valve position is secured and/or all other valve bodies whose associated pushbutton is not actuated are reset to the first valve position.. .
|System and method for dispensing a measured amount of a loose material|
A loose material measuring and dispensing system including a container and dispenser. The tea container serves to store the tea leaves or grounds in a storage bin prior to activation of the system.
Buttons are disclosed. The buttons can have a female portion and a male portion.
An adjustable cap includes a top portion, a visor, and an adjustable elastic band. The top portion is generally hemispherical, but may be other shapes, for example, cylindrical or mostly hemispherical, and protects the wearer's head from the sun, wind, dust and the like.
|Method for presenting menu buttons|
Optical storage media often contain data structures for a menu suitable for selection of a title, a chapter, a parameter or others. Such menus usually comprise a number of buttons to be displayed, with each button having a state.
|Social commerce agent store replication|
An online user visiting a social media web page provided on a social media platform and containing a third-party electronic shop application served by a registered social commerce platform is enabled by a shop replication link to embed a copy of the electronic shop application on the user's own social media page. The electronic shop application can provide user interactive buttons for buying or sharing favorable indications for products displayed on the social media web page.
|Electronic device and method for displaying icon|
An electronic device capable of being controlled by a remote device can present a display of relevant buttons. Each button on the remote device has at least one characteristic of appearance, and at least one function.
|Tactile interface system for manipulation of a touch screen|
An interface system that allows for tactile manipulation of a touch screen for people with disabilities and which provides appropriate tactile marking for the action they wish to carry out and that may afford a sensation that a button is being pressed to a user, is provided. The system includes a touch screen and a tactile button assembly that extends over at least a portion of the touch screen.
|Actionable-object controller and data-entry attachment for touchscreen- based electronics|
A touchscreen-controller and data-entry ensemble are attached conterminously or proximately to a touchscreen device. A touchscreen-controller attachment device has one or more input ends and one or more output ends.
|Systems, methods and apparatuses for brokering data between wireless devices, servers and data rendering devices|
A system ensures security over remote controlled entries utilizing a remote control transmitter when a unique number pattern or code is entered into the user interface. The remote control transmitter can include three or more buttons (either physical or represented on a touchscreen display) whereon a unique pattern is entered in order to cause the transmitter to send its rf signal to a receiver associated with the secured entry.
|Alternating current digital universal charger|
An ac digital universal charger is provided, wherein a button spring and a pushing button are provided at a middle part of a pushing cover; a pressure baffle is provided at a front part of the pushing cover; an aa cathode spring, a pressure spring and an aa cathode hardware are provided on the pressure baffle; a positioning bolt is connected to a positioning block; the positioning block and the pressure clasp are mounted to a lower part of the pushing slip cover via an aa cathode connecting screw and an aa cathode connecting hardware; and the clasp bolt is further connected to a lower part of the pushing button by inserting. A battery is positioned and charged by energizing the charger, putting the battery at a battery zone, adjusting the charger buttons, pressing down the pushing button to further press the battery tightly and then releasing the pushing button..
|Wearable communication device and user interface|
Wearable communication devices, e.g. Implemented in a watch, using short range communication to a cell phone, and facilitating natural and intuitive user interface with low-power implementation allow a user to easily access all features of the phone, all while a phone is nearby but not visible.
|Wearable communication device|
Wearable communication devices, e.g. Implemented in a watch, using short range communication e.g.
|Wearable communication device|
Wearable communication devices, e.g. Implemented in a watch, using short range communication e.g.
|Computer mouse oriented to disabled people or with movement disorders|
All buttons are placed in a bas-relief surface to avoid undesired or unintended pressings. Moreover, the fact that they are in a depressed surface help people with limb movement disorders to avoid the involuntary movement of their fingers beyond the limits of the depressed buttons, which act as restraining areas, thus avoiding to click, press or hold an undesired button..
|Greeting card incorporating electronics device pocket|
Greeting card with an electronic screen incorporated in any way into or onto the material, are described herein having a durable body composed of heavy gauge vinyl, leather, rubber, wood, foam, cloth, or any material capable of withstanding frequent use. The incorporated screen in the durable body may be located in the front, back, or inside of the card, depending upon the size and style of the electronic device and/or the style or type of greeting message.
|Heat therapy apparatus|
Flexible, form fitting, uniquely shaped, body part bandages incorporate flexible carbon fiber blood flow stimulation planar emitters to provide therapeutic blood flow stimulation. Emitters are electrically powered and radiate pulsed electro magnetic energy at an ideal wavelength--typically in the 0.8 micron to 15 micron range--and frequency--typically in the 0.5 mhz to 5 mhz range or 20 hz to 200 hz range--to stimulate circulation in sub dermal tissue.
|Accessing secondary functions on soft keyboards using gestures|
A method for operating a user interface on a system using gestures that initiate or terminate on a soft-key or is disclosed. One or more keys or buttons may be displayed on a user display.
|Electronic device and method for arranging toolbar on user interface of the electronic device|
In a method for arranging a toolbar on a user interface of an electronic device, the toolbar includes toolbar buttons. The electronic device displays a polyhedral box for arrangement of the toolbar on the user interface.
|Led mounting assembly|
The present patent application discloses a led mounting assembly. The led mounting assembly include buttons, leds, button bases, light touch switches and pcb substrate; the buttons are formed as hollow and transparent bodies, two pins of each led are welded to the pcb substrate, each of light touch switches is arranged between the two pins of led and attached to the pcb substrate, one electrode of the light touch switch is electrically connected to one of the pins of led, the button bases are superposed over the light touch switches, lower end surfaces of the buttons contact with upper end surfaces of the button bases, and the leds are accommodated in the inner space of the buttons, respectively..
|Energy generation and multiplier station for the high demand of the power distribution and process thereto|
An apparatus comprises a station that multiplies and distributes power and comprises an electric generator, a segment of circular arc and at least one torque gearbox with low power consumption. Each of the at least one torque gearbox includes two dc electric motors, a hydraulic turbine, two hydraulic pumps, a cooling water condenser, a water storage tank, a pulley, and an switchgear frame having circuit breakers, relays, electrical cables, an electronic control, voltage, current and power displays, a bridge rectifier, a control device for engines with direct current and actuation buttons..
|Hypoallergenic reversible clothing|
Reversible hypoallergenic clothing, including but not limited to jeans, pants, skirts, shirts and jackets, utilizing two-way hypoallergenic metal fasteners. The metal fasteners include double sided zippers and dual headed metallic buttons made from metals that can be considered to by hypoallergenic such as titanium and stainless steel.
|Changing icons on user input device|
Embodiments are disclosed that relate to pushable buttons comprising individually controllable display devices. For example, one disclosed embodiment provides a hand-held game controller comprising a body and a plurality of pushable buttons movably coupled to the body, each pushable button comprising a transparent cap and an individually controllable display device arranged behind the transparent cap such that the display device is viewable through the transparent cap.
A play mat as an upper surface that comprises at least one pocket adapted such that at least one sheet bearing indicia may be removably positioned therein. When the play mat is in use the indicia are displayed to a user of the play mat.
|External keyboard and sheath of electronic device|
An external keyboard of an electronic device having a capacitive touch screen and a connector socket is provided. The external keyboard includes a keyboard body and a plurality of physical buttons.
|Computer input device with switchable operation modes and mode switching method thereof|
A computer input device with switchable operation modes includes a body, a printed-circuit-board (pcb), a processor, and two switches. Two function buttons are disposed on the body to be pressed to move back and forth; the pcb is disposed in the body; the processor and the switches are disposed on the pcb and electrically connected with each other.
|Book sized holder/cradle and associated clamping and positioning mechanisms combined into a single article for the purpose of facilitating ergonomically centric human interface with a handheld/pocket-sized device while allowing access to the handheld/pocket-sized device's touch screen and selected io ports and interface buttons|
An apparatus that provides an increased user working area and holding surface that clamps a palm-sized electronic interactive device and holds it in an outward facing direction against a larger background surface in a manner that promotes griping within the users palm in a two handed book-like interaction not otherwise achievable with the electronic device alone.. .
|Enteral feeding devices, buttons, and/or connectors|
An enteral feeding device comprises a connector with a tube for establishing a fluid connection between the connector and a button; the enteral feeding device incorporating a button with an aperture; the connector's tube incorporating an ear projecting laterally from the tube; the button's aperture being substantially circular with a recessed portion sized and shaped to allow the connector's ear to be inserted into the button; wherein the button's aperture further incorporates at least one inwardly projecting ear; and the connector's tube incorporates at least one recessed channel for receiving the at least one ear during the connection of the tube to the button.. .
|Baby leg holder for diaper changing|
A device for changing the diaper of a baby comprising an adjustable strip of fabric, each end of which is equipped with a slip-knot or a loop. When the baby needs to be changed, each loop is slipped over each baby's feet.
|Method for inputting a password into an electronic terminal|
The present invention relates to a method for inputting a password into an electronic terminal, wherein the method comprises: a step of saving a password character string inputted by the user through an input unit in a storage unit; a step of randomly placing adjacent characters from within the password character string into adjacent input buttons—defined as any two input buttons connected in a straight line without passing another input button—which are arranged in a two-dimensional field by a control unit, wherein the total number of input buttons is greater than the number of characters included in the password character string; a step in which the control unit places a character not included in the password character string into an input button in which a character included in the password character string has not been placed; a step in which a display unit displays each input button displaying a placed character; a step in which an input unit receives the input character string from the user; and a step in which the control unit completes the user authentication procedure when the password character string and the input character string are the same.. .
|Apparatus for endoscopic procedures|
A surgical device is provided. The surgical device includes a jaw assembly defining a first longitudinal axis and including a first jaw and a second jaw moveable relative to the first jaw; an elongated body defining a second longitudinal axis and coupled to a proximal end of the jaw assembly, wherein the jaw assembly is configured to articulate about an articulation axis transverse to the second longitudinal axis relative to the elongated body; and a handle assembly coupled to a proximal end of the elongated body and including at least one motor mechanically coupled to the jaw assembly and a control assembly including a first control button and a second control button, wherein actuation of the first control button moves the second jaw in approximation relative to the first jaw and actuating the second control button moves the second jaw away from the first jaw, and actuating the first and second control buttons moves the jaw assembly to a centered position in which the first and second longitudinal axes are substantially aligned, the handle assembly further includes an illumination member configured to output a light pattern indicative of a status of the surgical instrument..
|Dynamic control relaxing systems and methods|
Various pelvic relaxing systems provide various stimuli to various portions of a pelvic structure including a clitoris, g spot, and other intravaginal portions defined inside or around a vaginal cavity. Such a system includes a body member with at least one unit (or part) capable of engaging with at least one portion of the structure, and at least one input unit for receiving user inputs and controlling an actuator member for providing various stimuli to various portions of the structure through various units (or parts) of the body member, without requiring an user to manipulate different switches or buttons during use.
|Mobile terminal-based virtual game controller and remote control system using the same|
Disclosed herein are a virtual controller client mobile terminal-based virtual game controller and a remote control system using the same. The remote control system includes a virtual controller server and a virtual controller client.
|Standalone "hands-free" phone device, in the form of a removable single-piece object clamped on a sun visor of an automotive vehicle|
The device (10) comprises a casing (12) accommodating a microphone (14), a sound reproduction transducer (16), a plurality of control buttons (18, 20, 22, 24), a printed board carrying electronic circuits, a power battery, as well as, possibly, operation indicators (26, 28), an external connector and a near-field communication antenna. The casing is in the form of an elongated band bended on itself in such a manner to form a clamp having laterally a u-shaped profile, a first branch (32) carrying the transducer and a second branch (34) carrying the microphone.
|Customizable golf club bag and method of using the same|
A golf club bag frame includes an upper portion, lower portion and central portion. The upper portion, lower portion and central portion are generally defined by a pair of side frame members joined by multiple horizontal members.
The operating handle comprising first and second buttons diametrically opposed from one another, configured such that rotation of the operating handle with respect to the socket arrangement is prevented unless both the first and second buttons are simultaneously depressed.. .
|Summation of tappable elements results/actions by swipe gestures|
Systems, methods and devices for interpreting swipe gestures over multiple tappable elements, which upon tap operations, perform some action. This allows a user to perform composite actions or results without introducing additional visual elements.
|Control panel for live updating of product codes directly from affiliate site|
The present disclosure describes techniques for live updating of product codes directly from and an affiliate site. In one scenario, a live control panel is launched directly from the affiliate website in response to a selection of a control panel wizard on the affiliate website screen.
|Defibrillator paddles with lighted shock buttons|
An improved user interface for a defibrillator (100) capable of being used with paddle electrodes (180) and adhesive pad electrodes (190). A shock delivery button (110) located on the defibrillator control panel delivers a shock through the pad electrodes.
|Blade retention mechanism for surgical instrument|
A powered surgical apparatus for use with a source of irrigation fluid and a source of suction and for powering a surgical tool such as a cutting blade. The surgical apparatus includes a handpiece and a cutting blade retention assembly integrated in passage in a distal end of the handpiece.
|Ultrasound imaging equipment and device and method for automatically adjusting user interface layout|
An ultrasound imaging equipment comprising a host, a probe connected to the host, a touch screen fixed to the host for providing a user interface, the user interface including a presentation area displaying images and/or various information and a control area displaying virtual buttons, and a user interface adjusting device for automatically adjusting a layout of the user interface based on a relative position between the probe and the touch screen, so as to facilitate a user's usage of the equipment.. .
|Athletic speed training device using biofeedback|
An athletic training device, comprising a resilient member adapted to be worn behind a knee of a leg with at least one strap coupled to the resilient member so that the resilient member is located behind the knee. Two straps may be used where the first strap is coupled to the resilient member and securable to the leg above the knee; and the second strap coupled proximate to the first strap and securable to the leg below the knee.
|Server device and non-transitory computer-readable record medium|
An object of the present invention is to raise a player's interest in an operation of a mission screen in a social game. A server device configured to be connected over a network to a user terminal, the server device configured to control a game that progresses as a player accomplishes given missions, the server device includes: a screen data generation unit configured to generate data of a mission screen in response to a request from the user terminal operated by the player, the mission screen having displayed thereon a plurality of mission progress buttons for causing the missions to progress; and a response process unit configured to perform a process of causing a predetermined event to occur in response to an input from the player through any of the plurality of mission progress buttons..
|External surface measuring apparatus and operation meathod using same|
A external surface measuring apparatus includes a moving element, a securing element, and a measuring element. The securing element is mounted on the moving element, and includes a cylinder and a holding portion mounted on the cylinder, the holding portion holds a workpiece which has several buttons protruding from different external surfaces.
|Faster recognition of rcords type in touch screen|
Systems, methods and devices for records recognition in touch screen presented tabular records. All record-type are represented by two markers colors.
|Compact capacitive track pad|
A sensing system with four projected capacitance sensing electrode pairs which allows navigation of a two dimensional space associated with a mobile terminal. Buttons within the space can be selected by mechanical switches that provide haptic feedback.
|Button structures for electronic devices|
An electronic device may have buttons, a display, and a vibrator unit. Buttons may be included in electronic devices such as glass buttons, metal buttons, buttons that are assembled on printed circuit boards, and buttons that are partly formed from antenna structures.
|Cloud computing method for geosteering directional drilling apparatus|
A cloud computing method for geosteering during directional drilling of a wellbore. The method includes a cloud processor, cloud data storage, and client devices in communication with the cloud processor through a network.
|Photograph holder apparatus|
A photograph holder comprises a cloth backing material and a plurality of buttons secured to the cloth backing material with thread. The plurality of buttons defines at least one area on the cloth backing material in which a photograph may be secured between the buttons and the backing material.
|Systems and methods for monitoring media interactions|
The embodiments disclosed herein are focussed on media interactions at mobile devices, such as tablet pcs, cellular telephones, and other handheld devices (for example ios, windows mobile and android devices). Some embodiments relate to an arrangement whereby a media item (such as video data) is streamed for playback at the mobile device.
|Method and system for refining a semantic search on a mobile device|
System and method are disclosed for refining a semantic search query through large quantities of dynamically created concept categories and their associated extracted values on a mobile device using only two filtering controls or buttons. The first filtering control is a semantic categorization filter control and the second filtering control is a semantic categorization selection control.
|Programmable environmental comfort controller|
The programmable environmental comfort controller of the invention takes the form of a multi-functional, simple-to-use, programmable touch screen thermostat. This programmable touch screen thermostat simulates the image of a digital picture frame and may have customizable backgrounds, including the users' selected photos, and various preset themes.
|Hvac controls or controllers including alphanumeric displays and push buttons|
Exemplary embodiments are disclosed of a control for an hvac system. The control has an alphanumeric display, a plurality of two position switches (e.g., push buttons, etc.), and a processor.
|System and methods for raised touch screens|
A touch sensitive display assembly includes a touch screen and a button array. The touch screen is configured to display one or more input keys.
|Method for displaying a stereoscopic cursor among stereoscopic objects|
A stereoscopic cursor method comprising: generating a virtual plane based on a variable cursor scene depth of a stereoscopic cursor for a stereoscopic user interface, the stereoscopic user interface comprising plural stereoscopic buttons, wherein the virtual plane is positioned between a viewer and the plural stereoscopic buttons; and causing the stereoscopic cursor to move along the virtual plane responsive to viewer input, the movement occurring smoothly and gradually adjacent to the plural stereoscopic buttons and varying in depth as the stereoscopic cursor progresses along the virtual plane from one of the plural stereoscopic buttons to another, the generating and causing performed by a processor in a computing device.. .
|Rapid programming of thermostat with multiple programming mode conditions|
The invention provides for a controller such as a thermostat for an hvac system comprising a housing having a circuit board and a display screen, the display screen having at least one alpha-numeric icon and a group of input control areas. A microprocessor is provided for control on the display screen.
|Numerical controller for displaying virtual control panel|
A numerical controller for controlling a machine tool includes a display which displays a virtual control panel composed of an operation key for operating a machine and a lamp indicating operating information of a machine. A plurality of components (buttons and lamps) of each virtual control panel are defined.