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 Image forming apparatus, control  image forming apparatus, and computer-readable recording medium patent thumbnailnew patent Image forming apparatus, control image forming apparatus, and computer-readable recording medium
An image forming apparatus according to the present invention validates beam forming for a terminal device being a transmission destination when transmitting a second type operation screen capable of receiving an operation instruction with regard to a gesture operation by a user to a terminal device wirelessly connected on a remote panel mode.. .
Konica Minolta, Inc.


 Finger reading  based on visual gestures patent thumbnailnew patent Finger reading based on visual gestures
A finger reading method and device based on visual gestures. A user makes a circle on a required finger reading region on a book by using a finger; a camera captures the circle making action of the finger, and an image processing module acquires the position a fingertip according to a profile analysis algorithm, acquires the endpoints of the track edge in upper, lower, left and right directions, and fits a rectangle according to the upper, lower, left and right end points in order to identify content such as characters or graphs of rectangular region content.
South China University Of Technology


 Method and system for remote control of electronic device patent thumbnailnew patent Method and system for remote control of electronic device
A method and system for performing remote control between electronic devices is provided. The remote control method includes: detecting, by a first electronic device, a gesture corresponding to a preset gesture; transmitting, by the first electronic device, a remote control message to a second electronic device through a wireless channel established between the first and second electronic devices, wherein the remote control message is a request for transmission of control information for controlling one or more applications or functions running on the second electronic device; receiving the control information from the second electronic device; and displaying a control screen based on the received control information..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


 Gesture interface robot patent thumbnailnew patent Gesture interface robot
gesture interface robot auto measure work zone to establish virtual puzzle cell locate in user gesture comfortable area where easy moving hands gesture to push out select virtual keys, prevent injury. Robot drawing virtual keyboard images graphic that display each puzzle cell command, and video vision sensing detect user's hand location that on its virtual keyboard in the workspace zone.

 Multimodal input system patent thumbnailnew patent Multimodal input system
The subject disclosure relates to user input into a computer system, and a technology by which one or more users interact with a computer system via a combination of input modalities. When the input data of two or more input modalities are related, they are combined to interpret an intended meaning of the input.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


 Control system for virtual mouse and control method thereof patent thumbnailnew patent Control system for virtual mouse and control method thereof
A control method for virtual mouse is provided. The control method is run on an electronic device.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.


 Methods of content-based image area selection patent thumbnailnew patent Methods of content-based image area selection
A system and methods for selecting a region of pixels in an image displayed on a touch-sensitive interface is disclosed. The method for selecting the region of pixels is based on determined connectivity of pixels in the image indicating content of the image and includes determining connected pixels on the image representing the content without performing character recognition, detecting a text selection gesture indicative of selecting the region in the image, determining coordinates of the text selection gesture performed on the touch-sensitive interface and selecting the region in the image by bounding a first set of pixels located at a proximity from the coordinates of the text selection gesture..
Lexmark International, Inc.


 Menu item selection on a handheld device display patent thumbnailnew patent Menu item selection on a handheld device display
Apparatus and method for menu item selection on a handheld device display. The method includes a first step of moving the device using a first gesture to invoke a menu mode on the display, where the menu mode shows selectable menu items and a graphic pointer for selecting menu items.
Symbol Technologies, Llc


 Three dimensional user interface session control using depth sensors patent thumbnailnew patent Three dimensional user interface session control using depth sensors
A method, including receiving, by a computer executing a non-tactile three dimensional (3d) user interface, a set of multiple 3d coordinates representing a gesture by a hand positioned within a field of view of a sensing device coupled to the computer, the gesture including a first motion in a first direction along a selected axis in space, followed by a second motion in a second direction, opposite to the first direction, along the selected axis. Upon detecting completion of the gesture, the non-tactile 3d user interface is transitioned from a first state to a second state..
Apple Inc.


 An apparatus and associated methods for controlling content on a display user interface patent thumbnailnew patent An apparatus and associated methods for controlling content on a display user interface
An apparatus comprising: at least one processor; and at least one memory including computer program code, the at least one memory and the computer program code configured to, with the at least one processor, cause the apparatus to perform at least the following: based on a detected inclination of a hand gesture relative to a display screen displaying content, split the display screen into a first portion displaying the content and a second portion.. .
Nokia Technologies Oy


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Detection device and gesture input device

A detection device installed to a vehicle to detect a gesture of a finger of an operator includes: a detection portion disposed to a steering column of the vehicle or in close proximity to the steering column to detect a space within a predetermined range toward a steering wheel; and a switch portion arranged behind the steering wheel and operated by the operator. The detection portion determines whether the input signal is inputted from the switch portion within a fixed time period after the detection portion detects the gesture of the finger of the operator.
Denso Corporation

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Eyewear-type terminal and controlling the same

Provided is a eyewear-type terminal capable of communicating with a drone. The eyewear-type terminal includes a communication unit configured to communicate with a drone, a display configured to output visual information received from the drone, an optical unit comprising at least one lens and configured to form an image of the visual information in an external virtual region such that the image is visible only to a user wearing the terminal, a sensor configured to sense a user gesture applied with respect to the image and a controller configured to control the drone based on the sensed user gesture..
Lg Electronics Inc.

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Method and device for controlling application, and electronic device

The present disclosure provides a method and a device for controlling an application, and an electronic device. The method includes: acquiring a depth image sequence recording a user's motion; converting the depth image sequence into a first user gesture data sequence in advance in accordance with a mathematical conversion model; acquiring, from a preset standard gesture data sequence, first target gesture data, and controlling the application based on the first target gesture data; and when a duration desired to be maintained by a target gesture corresponding to the first target gesture data exceeds a predetermined threshold, selecting, from a second user gesture data sequence, a portion of user gesture data for a subsequent matching process..
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.

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Gesture detection haptics and virtual tools

gesture detection haptics and virtual tools are described. In one example, movements are detected that involve contact in three-dimensional space, such as through use of radio waves, camera based techniques, and so forth.
Google Inc.

Gesture control

A controller, method and program for controlling one or more sources of a utility to provide the utility into a space occupied by one or more users, e.g. For controlling light sources illuminating an indoor or outdoor space.
Philips Lighting Holding B.v.

Authentication with secondary approver

Techniques are provided for giving access to restricted content on a first device from a second device through a wireless network. In one embodiment, the first device transmits an authorization request signal to the second device or to a server in the wireless network.
Apple Inc.

Method and system for performing a function at a user device by combining category display areas

A user device and method comprises a screen display and a user interface. A display control module defines a first display area with a first boundary therearound and displaying a first category indicator for a first category therein.
The Directv Group, Inc.

Method and device for switching channel

The embodiments of the disclosure provide a method and device for switching channel. Method includes: when a first touch gesture for a first channel is detected, loading at least one channel display window after an enlargement processing; displaying channel information of the first channel on the channel display window of a display interface; when a second touch gesture is detected, moving the channel information displayed on channel display windows based on a direction of the second touch gesture; and when the channel information of the second channel is displayed on the channel display window of the display interface, playing back video data of the second channel.
Lemobile Information Technology (beijing) Co., Ltd

Method and device for switching channel

The embodiments of the disclosure provide a method and device for switching channel. The method comprises: when a first touch gesture for a first channel is detected, loading a first channel display window; displaying channel information of the first channel on the first channel display window; according to a detected second touch gesture, moving at least a portion of channel information of the first channel out of and moving at least a portion of channel information of a second channel into the first channel display window; and when the moved-out channel information of the first channel or the moved-in channel information of the second channel satisfies a predefined switching condition, playing back video data of the second channel.
Lemobile Information Technology (beijing) Co., Ltd

Multi-wavelength infra-red led

In embodiments of multi-wavelength infra-red led, a mobile device includes a multi-wavelength infra-red (ir) led that projects near infra-red (nir) light in multiple wavelengths. The multi-wavelength ir led can be implemented as a single led, or as a combination of leds packaged together as a single component for implementation in the mobile device.
Motorola Mobility Llc

Automatic detection of panoramic gestures

Aspects of the disclosure relate to capturing panoramic images using a computing device. For example, the computing device may record a set of video frames and tracking features each including one or more features that appear in two or more video frames of the set of video frames within the set of video frames may be determined.
Google Inc.

System and preserving video clips from a handheld device

A system and method for recording video that combines video capture, touch-screen and voice-control technologies into an integrated system that produces cleanly edited, short-duration, compliant video files that exactly capture a moment after it has actually occurred the present invention maintains the device in a ready state that is always ready to capture video up to n seconds or minutes in the past (where n depends on available system memory). This enables the user to run the system indefinitely without having to worry about running out of storage.

Gesture for task transfer

A computing device, and method thereof, may have a first display. A first user input is received from an input device of the computing device.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Interactive book with proximity, touch, and/or gesture sensing

There is provided an interactive book having a plurality of printed pages, where at least one of the plurality of pages includes at least one interactive element, the interactive book configured to wirelessly connect to a media device, transmit a first signal to the media device via the wireless connection, the first signal including a book id uniquely identifying the interactive book, detect a current page of the plurality of pages, wherein the current page is being viewed by a user, receive an activation signal from the at least one interactive element when a user interacts with the at least one interactive element, and transmit a second signal to the media device via the wireless connection based on the current page and the activation signal.. .
Disney Enterprises, Inc.

Interactive data visualization user interface with hierarchical filtering based on gesture location

The various embodiments described herein include methods and devices for interactive data visualization. In one aspect, a method is performed at a device with a touch-sensitive surface and a display.
Tableau Software, Inc.

Method and recognising expression using expression-gesture dictionary

An apparatus for recognizing expression using an expression-gesture dictionary, includes a learning image acquisitor to obtain data from a learning expression, perform a normalization based on the data, track a change of a dense motion from a reference frame, and generate expression learning data, an expression-gesture dictionary and expression-gesture dictionary learner to represent and store a numerical value for expression recognition for each expression using a local support map in an image coordinate space for a motion flow with respect to a set of changes of the dense motion, an expression classifier learner to learn an expression classification for each expression based on a weight of data on the expression-gesture dictionary, a recognition image acquisitor to obtain data from a recognition target, and generate recognition data, and an expression recognizer to analyze an expression weight on the recognition data, and recognize an expression by the expression classifier learner.. .
Industry-academic Cooperation Foundation, Yeungnam University

Fingerprint based smart phone user verification

A touch screen, now incorporated in most smart phones, presents an effective and transparent method to incorporate continuous active user verification schemes. The projected capacitive grid structure can be used to capture information, such as from the user's fingerprint.
Ami Research & Development, Llc

Systems and methods for low-burden capture and creation of medical data

Healthcare information recorders use a series of processor-driven guis that enable low burden entry of healthcare information, including examination information, diagnoses, and treatment/prognosis. Typing of whole words and phrases is not required in the recorders, which may operate with simple touches, gestures, spoken commands, etc., potentially through a touchscreen.
Praxify Technologies, Inc.

Brush, carbon-copy, and fill gestures

Techniques involving gestures and other functionality are described. In one or more implementations, the techniques describe gestures that are usable to provide inputs to a computing device.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Application programming interfaces for gesture operations

At least certain embodiments of the present disclosure include an environment with user interface software interacting with a software application to provide gesture operations for a display of a device. A method for operating through an application programming interface (api) in this environment includes transferring a scaling transform call.
Apple Inc.

Systems and methods for animating between collection views

Techniques, systems, and methods for allowing a user to select amongst different collection views and to animate the transition from one collection view to another. To select a different collection view, the user may provide a certain gesture on the display screen which causes the items displayed in the current collection view to transition in an animated fashion to a new collection view selected by the particular gesture.
Apple Inc.

Interactive data visualization user interface with gesture-based data field selection

The various embodiments described herein include methods and devices for interactive data visualization. In one aspect, a method is performed at a device with a touch-sensitive surface and a display.
Tableau Software, Inc.

Method and controlling multi-experience translation of media content

A method or apparatus accessing, by a recipient device, media content supplied by a source device. The media content is modified to generate first updated media content, wherein the media content is modified according to a comparison of first information descriptive of a first environment of the source device to second information descriptive of a second environment of the recipient device.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

Gesture-based load control

A load control system may include load control devices for controlling an amount of power provided to an electrical load. The load control devices may be capable of controlling the amount of power provided to the electrical load based on control instructions received from a gesture-based control device.
Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.

Information processing method, apparatus, and device

An information processing method, device and apparatus are disclosed. An information processing apparatus acquires a mode-enabling gesture information of a user.
Huawei Device Co.,ltd

Eye and head tracking device

An apparatus and method of use for tracking eye and head movement comprising (1) at least one optoelectronic array sensor or optical flow sensor formed of a plurality of optoelectronic sensor cells; (2) a body configured to support the optoelectronic array sensor with focusing means along with a source of light with collimating means in front of and in proximity to an eye of a user; (3) an optical focusing means to focus an image of the ocular surface of the user on the optoelectronic array sensor; (4) a focusing lens with a source of light; (5) a means to detect blinking; (6) a driver configured to receive signals from the sensor array to generate coordinate signals corresponding to changes in the position of the ocular surface relative to the sensor array; and (7) a means to detect user's additional input and gestures.. .

Proximity activated game based on motion

Embodiments of the disclosed technology are directed to a system and/or method for selectively obscuring a display of a hand-held electronic communications device. At least two devices may be employed by the system and/or method.

Gesture detection to pair two wearable devices and perform an action between them and a wearable device, a method and a system using heat as a means for communication

The present disclosure relates to devices and methods for initiating execution of actions and for communicating information to a user, and more particularly, to initiating execution of predefined actions in wearable devices and communication devices based on gestures made with the wearable devices and/or heat applied to a surface of the wearable devices. According to an aspect, the method relates to, in the wearable device, detecting a first, in the first wearable device predefined, gesture of the first wearable device, broadcasting a first signal comprising information associated with the first gesture, receiving, from a second wearable device, a second signal comprising information associated with a second gesture and initiating execution of a, in the first wearable device predefined, first action based on the first signal and the second signal..
Sony Corporation

Mobile terminal

The disclosure provides a mobile terminal including a screen used for displaying images; a support frame contained in the mobile terminal, extending from the mobile terminal and driving the mobile terminal to turn for adjusting an inclination angle of the screen; a gesture capture module for capturing a gesture in front of the mobile terminal; a gesture comprehensive judgment module for judging a corresponding function and outputting judgment signal according to the gesture captured by the gesture capture module; and a control module for controlling the support frame according to the judgment signal outputted by the gesture synthesis judgment module for adjusting the inclination angle of the screen.. .
Aac Technologies Pte. Ltd.

Malware warning

A malware warning system, including a client sending requests to and receiving replies from a server, and a server, including a first warning generator sending to the client a warning including a threat level of content located at a web site, in response to receiving from the client a url for accessing content at the web site, a second warning generator sending to the client a warning including information about at least one of the nature of the threat of the content located at the web site and a location of the web site, in response to receiving from the client a request for more information about the nature of the threat, and a third warning generator, sending to the client a warning including an instruction to perform a swipe gesture to confirm a request to access the url, in response to receiving that request from the client.. .
Finjan Mobile, Inc.

Multifactor contextual authentication and entropy from device or device input or gesture authentication

Methods and systems for authenticating a user requesting to access one or more resources via a device are described herein. Authentication may be based on or otherwise rely on a plurality of devices.
Citrix Systems, Inc.

Recognition data transmission device

A feature of a part or the entirety of a body of a person is detected from a captured video; the person in the video is specified from the detected feature; user information indicating physical features of the person is detected from the feature related to the specified person; motion information including a motion or a gesture with a body and hands of a user is detected from the user information and the captured video; a behavior including the motion of the person is recognized from the motion information and the user information; recognized behavior information is divided for each behavior of the person; the divided behavior information is generated as block data; and the generated block data is transmitted to an outside for each block.. .
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

Operation control method and terminal

Provided are an operation control method and a terminal. The operation control method includes: identifying an operation trace activated on a terminal screen by a user; judging whether the operation trace is in an area where a grid path is located, the grid path being composed of gap regions among various application icons on a terminal interface; and if the operation trace is in the area where the grid path is located, then executing a shortcut operation corresponding to the operation trace.
Yulong Computer Telecommunication Scientific Shenzhen Co., Ltd.

Information processing device, non-transitory computer-readable recording medium storing an information processing program, and information processing method

An information processing device includes an operation receiver capable of receiving a gesture operation for an object on a screen; and a controller configured to receive an output from the operation receiver and an output from a user motion detector configured to detect whether the gesture operation received by the operation receiver is a two-hand operation or a one-hand operation. The controller sets a size change associated with the resizing to a first degree when the gesture operation for the object is the two-hand operation, and sets a size change associated with the resizing to a second degree which is relatively greater than the first degree when the gesture operation for the object is the one-hand operation on a basis of a user operation detected by the user motion detector, and reflects resizing of the object on the screen on a basis of the set degree..
Konica Minolta, Inc.

Managing user interface elements using gestures

Systems and methods for managing user interface elements using gestures are disclosed. In some implementations, a block representing a plurality of user interface elements is displayed on a touch screen of a device.
Cellco Partnership D/b/a Verizon Wireless

Techniques for paging through digital content on touch screen devices

Techniques are disclosed for providing a page flipping mode in electronic touch sensitive devices. The user can engage the page flipping mode by performing an activation gesture, which causes the device to display a magazine page flipping mode or a fast page flipping mode.
Nook Digital, Llc

Method and device for optical handwriting recognition

A method and a system for virtual handwriting recognition are disclosed. In an embodiment the method includes optically capturing a finger gesture by the camera unit of a computing device and transforming the finger gesture into a digital indicia by a processing unit of the computing device.
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

Method and applying free space input for surface constrained control

A free space input standard is instantiated on a processor. Free space input is sensed and communicated to the processor.
Atheer, Inc.

Method and haptic flex gesturing

An electronic interactive device having a user interface with a flexible surface, a sensor configured to sense a flex gesture applied to the flexible surface, a haptic device configured to generate a haptic effect in response to the flex gesture, and a controller in signal communication with the sensor and the haptic device. The controller is configured to trigger the haptic device to provide haptic confirmation of the flex gesture and to trigger an application action associated with the flex gesture..
Immersion Corporation

Information processing device, non-transitory computer-readable recording medium storing information processing program, and information processing method

An information processing device includes: an operation receiver capable of receiving a plurality of gesture operations; and a controller including a microprocessor and configured to perform a control for reflecting a gesture operation on a screen on a basis of an output from the operation receiver. The controller sets a threshold value of a determination index for determining whether the gesture operation is valid for each of the gesture operations, provides a measured value of the determination index of a gesture operation received by the operation receiver and compares the measured value with the threshold value to determine whether the gesture operation is valid, reflects the valid gesture operation on the screen, and variably sets a threshold value corresponding to a gesture operation other than the valid gesture operation in accordance with an execution state of the gesture operation received by the operation receiver..
Konica Minolta, Inc.

Force curves and inadvertent input control

Inadvertent input control techniques are described. In one or more implementations, techniques are described that leverage force to determine a likelihood that a user intended to provide an input, e.g., a selection input (e.g., a “click”), gesture, lift off, and so forth.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Gesture input apparatus and vehicle including of the same

A gesture input apparatus includes infrared light emitting diodes (ir-leds), light guide bars configured to uniformly distribute light generated by the ir-leds and emit light through the front of the gesture input apparatus, and light receiving sensors installed adjacent to the light guide bars and configured to concentrate light reflected by an object disposed over the front of the gesture input apparatus.. .
Hyundai Motor Company

Gesture recognition method, computing device, and control device

Disclosed are a gesture recognition method, a non-transitory computer readable recording medium having recorded thereon a program for executing the gesture recognition method, a computing device, and a control device. The gesture recognition method includes receiving signals of a plurality of motion features; detecting a variable gesture frame from the signals; extracting a feature sample from the variable gesture frame; and determining a gesture command corresponding to the extracted feature sample..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Gesture guidance device for moving platform, gesture guidance system for moving platform, and gesture guidance moving platform

An emphasis level r is calculated in accordance with a difference between a position of a hand of an operator a specified based on a detection signal of a 3d camera 6 and a predetermined position of a hand for performing a gesture operation. A notification of a presence of an operation object intended for the gesture operation is provided with the calculated emphasis level r to thereby guide the hand of the operator a to a predetermined position of a hand, every time the emphasis level r is calculated in response to the detection of the hand of the operator a by the 3d camera 6..
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Display device

A display device for providing user interaction is disclosed. The disclosed display device comprises: a display body; a photographing unit including a camera module for detecting a user's gesture; and a driving unit for selectively moving the photographing unit to a first position where the photographing unit is received in the display body and to a second position or a third position where the photographing unit projects outward from the display body during photographing, wherein the driving unit keeps the photographing unit fixed at a certain point in the section between the second position and the third position..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Real-time 3d gesture recognition and tracking system for mobile devices

The disclosure relates to a device and a method in the device for recognizing a 3d gesture. The device is connected to a sensor and has access to a database of gesture images including indexable features of normalized gesture images.
Manomotion

Method and applying free space input for surface constrained control

A free space input standard is instantiated on a processor. Free space input is sensed and communicated to the processor.
Atheer, Inc.

Wearable device touch detection

The description relates to smart rings. One example can include a finger band configured to accommodate a user's finger.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc



Gesture topics:
  • Virtual Keyboard
  • Touchscreen
  • Electronic Device
  • User Interface
  • Characters
  • Display Panel
  • Touch Screen
  • Output Device
  • Input Device
  • Computing Device
  • Device Control
  • Computer Vision
  • Mobile Terminal
  • Ball Mouse
  • Navigation


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