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Grip force sensor array for one-handed and multimodal interaction on handheld devices and methods

Grip force sensor array for one-handed and multimodal interaction on handheld devices and methods

Gesture controllable system uses proprioception to create absolute frame of reference

Gesture controllable system uses proprioception to create absolute frame of reference

Gesture controllable system uses proprioception to create absolute frame of reference

Method and system for responding to user's selection gesture of object displayed in three dimensions

Date/App# patent app List of recent Gesture-related patents
10/23/14
20140317726
 Device, system, and method of detecting user identity based on inter-page and intra-page navigation patterns patent thumbnailDevice, system, and method of detecting user identity based on inter-page and intra-page navigation patterns
Systems, devices, and methods for detecting identity of a user of an electronic device, and for determining whether or not an electronic device is being used by a fraudulent user; as well as for detecting identity of a user based on inter-page and intra-page navigation patterns. A method includes: during a first session of a user, who utilizes a pointing device and a keyboard for interacting with a computerized service, monitoring pointing device dynamics and gestures and keystrokes of the user; analyzing the monitored pointing device dynamics and gestures and keystrokes, in relation to (a) state and context of the computerized service, and (b) user interface elements displayed by the computerized service; generating a user-specific biometric trait indicating a user-specific service usage pattern, which includes at least one of: a user-specific inter-application usage pattern, and a user-specific intra-application usage pattern..
10/23/14
20140317722
 Grip force sensor array for one-handed and multimodal interaction on handheld devices and methods patent thumbnailGrip force sensor array for one-handed and multimodal interaction on handheld devices and methods
Aspects of the disclosure relate to a handheld device equipped with arrays of force sensors located along both sides of the device that can provide a novel user interface for operating the device. The sensors can be configured to recognize various grip patterns, gestures, and biometric information of a user operating the device.
10/23/14
20140317577
 Gesture controllable system uses proprioception to create absolute frame of reference patent thumbnailGesture controllable system uses proprioception to create absolute frame of reference
A system has a contactless user-interface for control of the system through pre-determined gestures of a bodily part of the user. The user-interface has a camera and a data processing system.
10/23/14
20140317576
 Method and system for responding to user's selection gesture of object displayed in three dimensions patent thumbnailMethod and system for responding to user's selection gesture of object displayed in three dimensions
The present invention relates to a method for responding to a users selection gesture of an object displayed in three dimensions. The method comprises comprising displaying at least one object using a display, detecting a users selection gesture captured using an image capturing device, and based on the image capturing devices output, determining whether an object among said at least one objects is selected by said user as a function of the eye position of the user and of the distance between the users gesture and the display..
10/23/14
20140317564
 Navigation and language input using multi-function key patent thumbnailNavigation and language input using multi-function key
Methods and apparatus for menu navigation and selection are described. The apparatus comprises a keyboard having a plurality of keys for a user to enter information by interacting with one or more of the plurality of keys, and a multi-function key having a touch sensitive portion for the user to enter position information by a touch or gesture input or enter information via user interaction with the multi-function key.
10/23/14
20140317547
 Dynamically-positioned character string suggestions for gesture typing patent thumbnailDynamically-positioned character string suggestions for gesture typing
A computing device outputs, for display, a virtual keyboard comprising a plurality of virtual keys. Furthermore, the computing device receives an indication of a first movement of an input object along a spatial path.
10/23/14
20140317539
 User interface feedback elements patent thumbnailUser interface feedback elements
Architecture that implements fact interactive elements and list interactive elements in a user interface (ui) to assist in obtaining user feedback on entity attributes for semantic web and structured data searches to ensure data correctness, freshness, and user relevance. The fact interactive element enables user interaction with the attribute data of the corresponding attribute.
10/23/14
20140317527
 Method and apparatus for providing a changed shortcut icon corresponding to a status thereof patent thumbnailMethod and apparatus for providing a changed shortcut icon corresponding to a status thereof
A method of controlling a mobile apparatus which provides a changed shortcut icon corresponding to a status of the mobile apparatus is provided. The method includes displaying a shortcut icon, corresponding to a function in the mobile apparatus, on a display unit; recognizing the status of the mobile apparatus; changing an initial entry point of the shortcut icon to a changed entry icon as a function of the status; detecting an execution gesture for executing the shortcut icon; and executing the function using the changed entry point when the execution gesture is detected..
10/23/14
20140317521
 Method for having multiple input interfaces on a computerized mobile device patent thumbnailMethod for having multiple input interfaces on a computerized mobile device
A method for enabling multiple input interfaces on a computerized mobile device is provided herein. The method comprises: (i) enabling default input interface of the computerized mobile device as a mobile device; (ii) using the input interface of the computerized mobile device as a mobile device to stream a content of first application on a remote screen which is different from the displayed content on the mobile device; (iii) enabling transition between the input interfaces of the computerized mobile device and the remote input interface of the displayed content on the remote screen, according to a gesture which is controlled by a user, wherein at least one gesture switch the input interface to control the content of the first application on the remote screen and at least a second gesture switch the input interface of the computerized mobile device to operate applications on a screen of the computerized device..
10/23/14
20140317499
 Apparatus and method for controlling locking and unlocking of portable terminal patent thumbnailApparatus and method for controlling locking and unlocking of portable terminal
A portable terminal and a method for controlling locking and unlocking of a touch screen are provided. The method of unlocking a portable terminal includes displaying a three dimensional (3d) lock screen recognized in 3d on a screen, and determining a locking state of the portable terminal based on a spatial gesture input when the spatial gesture input is detected on the 3d lock screen..
10/23/14
20140317496
Keyboard gestures for character string replacement
A computing device includes at least one processor and at least one module. The module may determine and output for display a list of one or more suggested character strings based on a first input received at a presence-sensitive display.
10/23/14
20140317492
Method and apparatus for controlling scrolling on terminal, and computer-readable recording medium thereof
A method and apparatus for controlling a jump/scroll event on a terminal includes receiving a touch signal. The touch signal indicates at least one performed gesture; determining that a jump/scroll event has occurred when the performed gesture is substantially similar to at least one candidate gesture; and orienting a document to at least one jump/scroll position based on the determining..
10/23/14
20140317316
Minimizing latency from peripheral devices to compute engines
Methods, systems, and computer program products are provided for minimizing latency in a implementation where a peripheral device is used as a capture device and a compute device such as a gpu processes the captured data in a computing environment. In embodiments, a peripheral device and gpu are tightly integrated and communicate at a hardware/firmware level.
10/23/14
20140317028
Device, system, and method of detecting user identity based on motor-control loop model
Device, system, and method of detecting identity of a user based on motor-control loop model. A method includes: during a first session of a user who utilizes a pointing device for interacting with a computerized service, monitoring the pointing device dynamics and gestures of the user; based on the monitored dynamics and gestures, estimating parameters that characterize a sensorimotor control loop model of the user; storing in a database a record indicating that the user is associated with the parameters that characterize the sensorimotor control loop model of the user..
10/23/14
20140316884
Interactive advertising system
An electronic device implemented method may include presenting an advertisement via user interface of a first application, receiving an anticipated user input associated with the presented advertisement, and performing an action associated with the anticipated user input. The anticipated user input being a gesture and the action being at least an interaction with an advertiser or an agent of the advertiser associated with the advertisement.
10/23/14
20140316881
Estimation of affective valence and arousal with automatic facial expression measurement
Apparatus, methods, and articles of manufacture facilitate analysis of a person's affective valence and arousal. A machine learning classifier is trained using training data created by (1) exposing individuals to eliciting stimuli, (2) recording extended facial expression appearances of the individuals when the individuals are exposed to the eliciting stimuli, and (3) obtaining ground truth of valence and arousal evoked from the individuals by the eliciting stimuli.
10/23/14
20140316763
Machine based sign language interpreter
A computer implemented method for performing sign language translation based on movements of a user is provided. A capture device detects motions defining gestures and detected gestures are matched to signs.
10/23/14
20140315168
Facial expression measurement for assessment, monitoring, and treatment evaluation of affective and neurological disorders
Apparatus, methods, and articles of manufacture facilitate diagnosis of affective mental and neurological disorders. Extended facial expression responses to various stimuli are evoked or spontaneously collected, and automatically evaluated using machine learning techniques and automatic facial expression measurement (afem) techniques.
10/23/14
20140315159
Banking services experience center
A system for creating an interactive banking experience includes: a facility for housing the interactive banking experience; a first electronic computing device for controlling the interactive banking experience, the interactive banking experience comprising one or more banking workflow scenarios; an environmental control system for creating ambient conditions corresponding to the one or more banking workflow scenarios; and a detection system for detecting gestures and voice commands from a user, the gestures and voice commands being used to activate workflow steps in the one or more banking workflow scenarios.. .
10/23/14
20140313363
Systems and methods for implementing and using gesture based user interface widgets with camera input
Described is approach to gesture interaction that is based on user interface widgets. In order to detect user gestures, the widgets are provided with hotspots that are monitored using a camera for predetermined patterns of occlusion.
10/23/14
20140313167
Moving content between devices using gestures
A method may include, in a computing device with a touch screen, memory and at least one processor, detecting at least one gesture event associated with the computing device, while consuming multimedia data. Upon detecting the at least one gesture event, at least one multimedia device located in a direction of the at least one gesture event and communicatively coupled to the computing device in a wireless network may be detected.
10/23/14
20140313135
Touch sensitive data entry using a continuous gesture
An adjustment control user interface usable through a user interface such as a touchscreen. The adjustment control includes elongated gesture zones stacked in a stacking direction so that: (i) gesture movement in the elongation direction will adjust the value of an adjustment variable; and (ii) gesture movement in the stacking direction from one stacked gesture zone to another will change the identity of the current adjustment variable and/or the adjustment granularity of the current adjustment variable..
10/23/14
20140313122
Systems and methods for enabling gesture control based on detection of occlusion patterns
Described is an approach to enabling gesture interactions for the viewport widget in a graphical user interface (gui) library. The gesture interactions may include continuous operations such as panning, zooming and rotating of the viewport's content with fingers (or styluses).
10/23/14
20140311846
Suitcase
A container comprising a bag simulative of an animal with a plurality of storage compartments. The present container for items and personal effects for travel will be seen to provide not only a useful container for the transportation of goods, but also serve as a fashion accessory for people of all ages.
10/16/14
20140310805
Gesture-to-password translation
Systems and methods related to advanced user experiences and interactions with devices are disclosed, specifically, for translating gesture inputs to text manipulation actions to facilitate password input on mobile devices. In one embodiment, a device detects the presence of a password input field on a user interface; receives user inputs from means such as a touchscreen; recognizes gestures based on the user inputs; determines text manipulation actions associated with recognized gestures; and applies the determined text manipulation actions to the contents of the password input field for each recognized gesture..
10/16/14
20140310804
Fingerprint based smartphone 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 enough information to verify that a valid user currently has possession of the mobile device, even while the user is not consciously engaged in an active verification interface.
10/16/14
20140310788
Access and portability of user profiles stored as templates
A system to access one or more user profiles that govern one or more vehicle functions. The system cooperates with a processor and verification module which are adapted to verify, using one or more of biometric information, gesture recognition, facial recognition and device identification information, that a user has authority to access the one or more user profiles, where the one or more profiles are stored in one or more of a vehicle, a cloud and a communications device.
10/16/14
20140310764
Method and apparatus for providing user authentication and identification based on gestures
An approach is provided for authenticating and/or identifying a user through gestures. A plurality of media data sets of a user performing a sequence of gestures are captured.
10/16/14
20140310661
Dynamic management of edge inputs by users on a touch device
Systems and methods of blocking, ignoring, suspending, or otherwise altering edge-related ui gestures on touch-sensitive computing devices or on non-touch sensitive computing devices having active edge i/o commands in certain situations are disclosed. In one embodiment, a second ui gesture coming from an outside edge may be altered after a first ui gesture from a user using an running application under certain conditions—e.g., if the second ui gesture is made within a certain time period after the first ui gesture, the second ui gesture is made within a certain proximity of the first ui gesture, etc.
10/16/14
20140310647
Method for controlling interface and terminal therefor
The present disclosure, pertaining to the field of electronics technologies, discloses a method for controlling an interface and a terminal therefor. The method includes: acquiring an operation event of tapping a preset function button by a user; and controlling a toolbar on a local interface to be in a hidden state or displayed state according to the operation event of tapping the preset function button.
10/16/14
20140310639
Consistent text suggestion output
In one example, a method includes outputting, by a computing device and for display, a graphical user interface including a plurality of text suggestion regions. The method further includes receiving, by the computing device, an indication of gesture input detected at a presence-sensitive input device, and selecting, based at least in part on the indication of the gesture input, a candidate character string from a plurality of candidate character strings.
10/16/14
20140310638
Apparatus and method for editing message in mobile terminal
An apparatus and method for editing a message in a mobile terminal are provided. The method includes displaying a text display area and a keypad display area, displaying at least one letter and a cursor in the text display area, and moving the cursor according to a first gesture performed in the keypad display area..
10/16/14
20140310627
Method and apparatus for inputting text in electronic device having touchscreen
A method of inputting text in an electronic device having a touch screen is provided. The method includes displaying a screen including a keypad and a character input window, displaying a recommended text related to a character on a candidate window when an input of the character is detected through the keypad, detecting a gesture of a touch input according to the recommended text, and displaying a recommended text to which a style corresponding to the gesture is applied on the character input window..
10/16/14
20140310277
Suspending user profile modification based on user context
Methods and systems for a complete vehicle ecosystem are provided. Specifically, systems that when taken alone, or together, provide an individual or group of individuals with an intuitive and comfortable vehicular environment.
10/16/14
20140310271
Personalized program selection system and method
A system and method for selecting a program to present to a consumer includes detecting facial regions in an image, detecting hand gestures in an image, identifying one or more consumer characteristics (mood, gender, age, hand gesture, etc.) of said consumer in the image, identifying one or more programs to present to the consumer based on a comparison of the consumer characteristics with a program database including a plurality of program profiles, and presenting a selected one of the identified program to the consumer on a media device.. .
10/16/14
20140310031
Transfer of user profile data via vehicle agency control
A system to access one or more user profiles that govern one or more vehicle functions. The system cooperates with a processor and verification module which are adapted to verify, using one or more of biometric information, gesture recognition, facial recognition and device identification information, that a user has authority to access the one or more user profiles, where the one or more profiles are stored in one or more of a vehicle, a cloud and a communications device.
10/16/14
20140309879
Control of vehicle features based on user recognition and identification
Methods and systems are presented for accepting inputs into a vehicle or other conveyance to control functions of the conveyance. A vehicle control system can receive gestures and other inputs.
10/16/14
20140309878
Providing gesture control of associated vehicle functions across vehicle zones
Methods and systems are presented for accepting inputs into a vehicle or other conveyance to control functions of the conveyance. A vehicle control system can receive gestures and other inputs.
10/16/14
20140309876
Universal vehicle voice command system
Methods and systems are presented for accepting inputs into a vehicle or other conveyance to control functions of the conveyance. A vehicle control system can receive gestures and other inputs.
10/16/14
20140309875
Universal vehicle voice command system
Methods and systems are presented for accepting inputs into a vehicle or other conveyance to control functions of the conveyance. A vehicle control system can receive gestures and other inputs.
10/16/14
20140309873
Positional based movements and accessibility of features associated with a vehicle
Methods and systems are presented for accepting inputs into a vehicle or other conveyance to control functions of the conveyance. A vehicle control system can receive gestures and other inputs.
10/16/14
20140309872
Customization of vehicle user interfaces based on user intelligence
Methods and systems are presented for accepting inputs into a vehicle or other conveyance to control functions of the conveyance. A vehicle control system can receive gestures and other inputs.
10/16/14
20140309871
User gesture control of vehicle features
Methods and systems are presented for accepting inputs into a vehicle or other conveyance to control functions of the conveyance. A vehicle control system can receive gestures and other inputs.
10/16/14
20140309867
Storing user gestures in a user profile data template
Methods and systems for a complete vehicle ecosystem are provided. Specifically, systems that when taken alone, or together, provide an individual or group of individuals with an intuitive and comfortable vehicular environment.
10/16/14
20140309866
Building profiles associated with vehicle users
Methods and systems for a complete vehicle ecosystem are provided. Specifically, systems that when taken alone, or together, provide an individual or group of individuals with an intuitive and comfortable vehicular environment.
10/16/14
20140309865
Facial recognition database created from social networking sites
Methods and systems for a complete vehicle ecosystem are provided. Specifically, systems that when taken alone, or together, provide an individual or group of individuals with an intuitive and comfortable vehicular environment.
10/16/14
20140309863
Parental control over vehicle features and child alert system
A system to access one or more user profiles that govern one or more vehicle functions. The system cooperates with a processor and verification module which are adapted to verify, using one or more of biometric information, gesture recognition, facial recognition and device identification information, that a user has authority to access the one or more user profiles, where the one or more profiles are stored in one or more of a vehicle, a cloud and a communications device.
10/16/14
20140309862
User profile exchange via vehicle supported communications protocol
A system to access one or more user profiles that govern one or more vehicle functions. The system cooperates with a processor and verification module which are adapted to verify, using one or more of biometric information, gesture recognition, facial recognition and device identification information, that a user has authority to access the one or more user profiles, where the one or more profiles are stored in one or more of a vehicle, a cloud and a communications device.
10/16/14
20140309813
Guest vehicle user reporting
A system to access one or more user profiles that govern one or more vehicle functions. The system cooperates with a processor and verification module which are adapted to verify, using one or more of biometric information, gesture recognition, facial recognition and device identification information, that a user has authority to access the one or more user profiles, where the one or more profiles are stored in one or more of a vehicle, a cloud and a communications device.
10/16/14
20140309804
Global standard template creation, storage, and modification
Methods and systems for a complete vehicle ecosystem are provided. Specifically, systems that when taken alone, or together, provide an individual or group of individuals with an intuitive and comfortable vehicular environment.
10/16/14
20140307929
Facial recognition
An example method includes receiving a first image and a second image of a face of a user, where one or both images have been granted a match by facial recognition. The method further includes detecting a liveness gesture based on at least one of a yaw angle of the second image relative to the first image and a pitch angle of the second image relative to the first image, where the yaw angle corresponds to a transition along a horizontal axis, and where the pitch angle corresponds to a transition along a vertical axis.
10/16/14
20140307919
Gesture recognition device, gesture recognition method, electronic apparatus, control program, and recording medium
A gesture recognition device configured to recognize a gesture of a hand from a captured image of a user, having a fingertip candidate detector that detects a fingertip candidate from the image, a finger detector that detects a skin area as a finger, the skin area extending by a predetermined length in a certain direction from the fingertip candidate detected by the fingertip candidate detector, and a gesture type specifying unit that specifies a type of the gesture based on the number of fingers detected by the finger detector.. .
10/16/14
20140307108
Pictures using voice commands and automatic upload
A system and method is disclosed for enabling user friendly interaction with a camera system. Specifically, the inventive system and method has several aspects to improve the interaction with a camera system, including voice recognition, gaze tracking, touch sensitive inputs and others.


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