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Date/App# patent app List of recent Gesture-related patents
04/07/16
20160100143 
 Gestural control of visual projectors patent thumbnailGestural control of visual projectors
Hand gestures may be performed to control a visual projector. When a human hand is placed into a projection field of the visual projector, the visual projector responds to hand gestures performed by the human hand.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.


04/07/16
20160100090 
 Automatic upload of pictures from a camera patent thumbnailAutomatic upload of pictures from a camera
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.
Cutting Edge Vision Llc


04/07/16
20160098969 
 Method and  gesture interaction with a photo-active painted surface patent thumbnailMethod and gesture interaction with a photo-active painted surface
A method and apparatus for gesture interaction with an image displayed on a painted wall is described. The method may include capturing image data of the image displayed on the painted wall and a user motion performed relative to the image.
Google Inc.


04/07/16
20160098941 
 Methods and  goaltending applications including collecting performance metrics, video and sensor analysis patent thumbnailMethods and goaltending applications including collecting performance metrics, video and sensor analysis
Methods and apparatus for capture, processing, storage, retrieval and display of goaltending sports performance metrics, analytics, and video, comprising a portable computing device (20), with touch-input display (100), specially adapted to receive and process telemetry metrics from movement and position sensors and multiple-angle video devices (40). Inertial measurement sensors (10) attached to or embedded in goaltender equipment (2) and three-dimensional space sensors (30) arranged in the vicinity of a goal or net (3) create a digital environment for processing, analyzing, and translating goaltender performance metrics to improved performance by goaltender testing, evaluation and comparison, and review of video and performance metrics during and after games and practices.
Double Blue Sports Analytics, Inc.


04/07/16
20160098766 
 Feedback collecting system patent thumbnailFeedback collecting system
Exemplary embodiment of the present disclosure is directed towards a system for collecting feedback. The system includes a data collecting unit comprising an image capturing unit and acoustic transducer for collecting gesture, audio and video of the user respectively.

04/07/16
20160098553 
 Graphical user passwords patent thumbnailGraphical user passwords
A method includes a computer device receiving a set of images for at least one user; the computer device receiving unique visual clue inputs from the at least one user for each image of the set of images; the computer device receiving drawing gesture inputs from the at least one user for each image of the set of images; and the computer device using the visual clue and drawing gesture inputs to create passwords to provide a locked access point for at least one device.. .
International Business Machines Corporation


04/07/16
20160098260 
 Single gesture access to an operating system menu to initiate operations related to a currently executing application patent thumbnailSingle gesture access to an operating system menu to initiate operations related to a currently executing application
A processing system can detect a single user gesture while a first application is currently executing in a software environment provided by an operating system and has focus in the operating system. Responsive to the single user gesture being detected, an operating system menu including at least a first menu item can be presented by a user interface.
International Business Machines Corporation


04/07/16
20160098252 
 Application development environment for mobile device with gesture-based coding patent thumbnailApplication development environment for mobile device with gesture-based coding
A software development method entails providing an application development environment on a mobile device connected to a computing device such as a desktop or laptop computer that provides a browser acting as a code editor for writing code. The code input via a keyboard of the computing device is transferred to the mobile device and compiled by the application development environment.
Blackberry Limited


04/07/16
20160098169 
 Apparatus, system, and  providing social content patent thumbnailApparatus, system, and providing social content
An apparatus, system, and method are disclosed for providing social content and/or interaction. A content tracking module is configured to present content on an electronic display of an electronic device.

04/07/16
20160098154 
 Display apparatus and control method thereof patent thumbnailDisplay apparatus and control method thereof
A display apparatus includes: an inputter configured to receive a touch input of a user; a display configured to display a screen of a plurality of screens, wherein each screen corresponds to a depth according to a hierarchical structure; and a controller configured to, in response to a pinch gesture being received through the inputter, control the display to convert a currently displayed screen into a screen corresponding to a higher depth or a lower depth according to the pinch gesture. Accordingly, the display apparatus converts into a specific screen from among a plurality of screens having a hierarchical structure more intuitively, so that conversion to a specific screen can be achieved more easily and more rapidly..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


04/07/16
20160098142 

Palm gesture detection


A device includes an electronic display configured to display an object, a digitizer sensor and a circuit. The digitizer sensor is integrated with the display and senses touch input from a palm.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


04/07/16
20160098098 

Gestures for auto-correct


In one embodiment, a method includes, in response to a user entering a string of one or more characters on a computing device, determining a plurality of auto-suggestions for the string; displaying all or a portion of one of the auto-suggestions on the display with the string; and in response to a particular swipe gesture on the display, causing the displayed auto-suggestion to be accepted. .
Facebook, Inc.


04/07/16
20160098094 

User interface enabled by 3d reversals


A method and system are provided where a user can imitate a tap gesture with a fingertip in space without a physical surface to tap on and, if the trajectory of the fingertip is tracked in the course of movement, the tap gesture is performed by a 3d reversal. In a 3d reversal, the trajectory becomes substantially reversed..
Geegui Corporation


04/07/16
20160098093 

Display controlling the same


A display apparatus is provided. The display apparatus includes a communication interface unit configured to receive eye gaze information of a user and user gesture information from an external apparatus; a display unit configured to display a preset screen; and a controlling unit configured to control the display unit so that a preset object is displayed on the preset screen if it is determined that an eye gaze of the user is directed toward the preset screen using the received eye gaze information and a user gesture corresponding to the received gesture information is sensed..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


04/07/16
20160098089 

Non-line-of-sight radar-based gesture recognition


This document describes techniques and devices for non-line-of-sight radar-based gesture recognition. Through use of the techniques and devices described herein, users may control their devices through in-the-air gestures, even when those gestures are not within line-of-sight of their device's sensors.
Google Inc.


04/07/16
20160098088 

Human machine interface vehicle and methods of controlling the same


A human machine interface (hmi) minimizing the number of gestures for operation control in which user-intended operation commands are accurately recognized by dividing a vehicle interior into a plurality of regions. The hmi receives an input of a gesture according to each region, and controls any one device according to the gesture.
Hyundai Motor Company


04/07/16
20160098087 

Systems and methods for gesture recognition


According to various aspects, a gesture recognition system is provided. The gesture recognition system includes a memory storing finger identification information identifying a plurality of fingers of a user and command information associating a command with a finger and action pair, at least one processor coupled to the memory, and a gesture recognition component executable by the at least one processor.
Schneider Electric Buildings, Llc


04/07/16
20160096509 

Vehicle access system


A method for an access system for a vehicle includes the steps of recording a first optical information in a specific area surrounding the vehicle and detecting an object approaching the vehicle as a function of the recorded first optical information. As a function of detecting the approaching object, a second optical information in the surrounding area is recorded, and gesture information of the object is identified as a function of the second optical information.
Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft


03/31/16
20160094934 

Wireless proximity pairing of user-interface devices


In order to establish a connection between electronic devices, after receiving an advertising packet from another electronic device, an electronic device compares a performance metric associated with the communication with the other electronic device with a threshold value. Based on the comparison, the electronic device provides pairing-intent information specifying a pairing intent for the electronic device and the other electronic device for presentation by the other electronic device.
Apple Inc.


03/31/16
20160094698 

Mobile terminal and controlling method thereof


A mobile terminal and controlling method thereof are disclosed, by which a prescribed function can be performed using a more intuitive gesture. The present invention includes a touchscreen; a wireless communication device configured to communicate with an external terminal; a band configured to be worn on a user; a sensing device configured to sense movement of a physical object having the mobile terminal provided thereon; and a controller to detect a gesture based on the sensed movement, and to perform a prescribed function with respect to the external terminal based on the detected gesture..
Lg Electronics Inc.


03/31/16
20160093273 

Dynamic vision sensor with shared pixels and time division multiplexing for higher spatial resolution and better linear separable data


A dynamic vision sensor (dvs) where pixel pitch is reduced to increase spatial resolution. The dvs includes shared pixels that employ time division multiplexing (tdm) for higher spatial resolution and better linear separation of pixel data.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


03/31/16
20160093143 

Method and system for a gaming system user interface


A gaming machine includes a base, a columnar pedestal extending vertically from the base, and a button deck adjustably coupled to the pedestal. The button deck includes an upper surface including a transparent touchscreen element, a lower surface opposite the upper surface, and a button deck body extending therebetween.
Video Gaming Technologies, Inc.


03/31/16
20160092726 

Using gestures to train hand detection in ego-centric video


A method, non-transitory computer readable medium, and apparatus for training hand detection in an ego-centric video are disclosed. For example, the method prompts a user to provide a hand gesture, captures the ego-centric video containing the hand gesture, analyzes the hand gesture in a frame of the ego-centric video to identify a set of pixels in the image corresponding to a hand region, generates a training set of features from the set of pixels that correspond to the hand region and trains a head-mounted video device to detect the hand in subsequently captured ego-centric video images based on the training set of features..
Xerox Corporation


03/31/16
20160092504 

Recognition of free-form gestures from orientation tracking of a handheld or wearable device


A user performs a gesture with a hand-held or wearable device capable of sensing its own orientation. Orientation data, in the form of a sequence of rotation vectors, is collected throughout the duration of the gesture.
Intel Corporation


03/31/16
20160092025 

Method and system for mobile device splash mode operation and transition thereto


A computing device includes a housing and a display assembly having a screen. The housing at least partially circumvents the screen so that the screen is viewable and a set of touch sensors are provided with the display assembly.
Kobo Inc.


03/31/16
20160091994 

User interface for controlling a source parameter and correlating a measurement in real-time


A method including displaying an orthogonal grid on a touchscreen display. The touchscreen display is in communication with a test and measurement instrument.
Keithley Instruments, Inc.


03/31/16
20160091993 

Executing gestures with active stylus


In one embodiment, a stylus has one or more sensors that detect the movement of the stylus, such as an accelerometer, a gyroscope, or a magnetometer. The stylus wirelessly transmits signals to a device based on the movement of the stylus..
Atmel Corporation


03/31/16
20160091992 

Executing gestures with active stylus


In one embodiment, a stylus with one or more electrodes and one or more computer-readable non-transitory storage media embodying logic for transmitting signals wirelessly to a device through a touch sensor of the device has one or more sensors for detecting movement of the stylus.. .

03/31/16
20160091982 

Mechanism to provide visual feedback regarding computing system command gestures


A mechanism to provide visual feedback regarding computing system command gestures. An embodiment of an apparatus includes a sensing element to sense a presence or movement of a user of the apparatus, a processor, wherein operation of the processor includes interpretation of command gestures of a user to provide input to the apparatus; and a display screen, the apparatus to display one or more icons on the display screen, the one or more icons being related to the operation of the apparatus.
Intel Corporation


03/31/16
20160091980 

Motion and gesture input from a wearable device


This relates to a device that detects a user's motion and gesture input through the movement of one or more of the user's hand, arm, wrist, and fingers, for example, to provide commands to the device or to other devices. The device can be attached to, resting on, or touching the user's wrist, ankle or other body part.
Apple Inc.


03/31/16
20160091979 

Interactive displaying method, control achieving displaying of a holographic image


An interactive displaying method, a control method and an apparatus for achieving displaying of a holographic image are provided. The interactive displaying method comprises: scanning a 3d space by controlling signal transmitters arranged in a matrix to transmit signals; determining a target object in the 3d space; and determining a first position of the target object and displaying a viewable image corresponding to the target object at a second position of a display region.
Shenzhen Estar Technology Group Co., Ltd.


03/31/16
20160091978 

Gesture recognition apparatus, vehicle having the same and controlling the same


A vehicle includes a collector for collecting information about a subject, comprising a first detector for detecting movement of the collector; and a gesture recognition apparatus for recognizing a gesture based on the information on the subject. The gesture recognition apparatus includes a storage unit for storing an operating instruction for an electronic device which corresponds to the gesture information; and a controller for correcting the recognized gesture information based on information on the movement of the collector, and determining an operating instruction for an electronic device which corresponds to the corrected gesture information..
Hyundai Motor Company


03/31/16
20160091977 

Gesture discernment and processing system


Techniques and systems are described that enable improved gesture discernment from input devices, as well as simplified modeling and processing of gestures by application software layers. Given data (e.g., about movements, actions, or events) gathered from input devices, techniques and systems allow gestures to be discerned and inferred more formally and reliably, and processed more easily by an application layer.
The Florida International University Board Of Trustees


03/31/16
20160091976 

Dynamic hand-gesture-based region of interest localization


A method, non-transitory computer-readable medium, and apparatus for localizing a region of interest using a dynamic hand gesture are disclosed. For example, the method captures the ego-centric video containing the dynamic hand gesture, analyzes a frame of the ego-centric video to detect pixels that correspond to a fingertip using a hand segmentation algorithm, analyzes temporally one or more frames of the ego-centric video to compute a path of the fingertip in the dynamic hand gesture, localizes the region of interest based on the path of the fingertip in the dynamic hand gesture and performs an action based on an object in the region of interest..
Xerox Corporation


03/31/16
20160091975 

Hand-gesture-based region of interest localization


A method, non-transitory computer readable medium, and apparatus for localizing a region of interest using a hand gesture are disclosed. For example, the method acquires an image containing the hand gesture from the ego-centric video, detects pixels that correspond to one or more hands in the image using a hand segmentation algorithm, identifies a hand enclosure in the pixels that are detected within the image, localizes a region of interest based on the hand enclosure and performs an action based on the object in the region of interest..
Xerox Corporation


03/31/16
20160091967 

Eye gaze for spoken language understanding in multi-modal conversational interactions


Improving accuracy in understanding and/or resolving references to visual elements in a visual context associated with a computerized conversational system is described. Techniques described herein leverage gaze input with gestures and/or speech input to improve spoken language understanding in computerized conversational systems.
Microsoft Corporation


03/31/16
20160091964 

Systems, apparatuses, and methods for gesture recognition and interaction


Generally discussed herein are systems and apparatuses for gesture-based augmented reality. Also discussed herein are methods of using the systems and apparatuses.
Intel Corporation


03/31/16
20160091308 

Microelectromechanical systems (mems) acoustic sensor-based gesture recognition


Microelectromechanical systems (mems) acoustic sensor-based gesture recognition associated with detecting gestures is described. Provided implementations can comprise mems acoustic sensor elements that receive signals reflected off an object.
Invensense, Inc.


03/31/16
20160090104 

Hands accelerating control system


A touch vehicle control system having a gesture interface device with one or more touchless sensors that detect a position of a driver's appendage within a range of movement detected by the sensors. The touchless sensors send a signal to the controller that is indicative of the position of the driver's appendage within the range of movement which is then interpreted to be a vehicle command signal for a vehicle's mechanical system.
Continental Automotive Systems, Inc.


03/31/16
20160089751 

Armband based controlling welding equipment using gestures and like motions


Portable, wearable or integrate-able devices may be used in detecting gestures or motions by operators of welding systems, and performing actions based thereon. The detection may be performed using sensors (e.g., mems or muscle sensors), which generate sensory data.
Illinois Tool Works


03/31/16
20160089743 

Systems and methods for gesture control of a welding system


A motion detection system having detection circuitry, motion recognition circuitry, and communication circuitry is provided. The detection circuitry is configured to detect gestures or motions of a welding system operator.
Illinois Tool Works Inc.


03/24/16
20160088707 

Methods and controlling lighting based on user manipulation of a mobile computing device


Disclosed are methods and apparatus for lighting control. One or more properties of light output are controlled based on user manipulation of a mobile computing device (110, 510) such as a mobile phone.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.


03/24/16
20160088369 

Interactive video advertisement in a mobile browser


A system and a method are disclosed for presenting an interactive video ad in a mobile web browser that does not support embedded video playback in the browser. The interactive video ad comprises an overlay of transparent frame and visible elements, wherein the visible elements include instructions on performing a gesture to interact with the video ad.
Rhythmone, Llc


03/24/16
20160088172 

Image forming apparatus and screen operation method


Provided is an image forming apparatus mainly including a recognition part, a first determination part, and a second determination part. The recognition part recognizes the plural characters when a user performs a first operation tracing a sequence of plural characters out of the character group included in the screen displayed on the display part by bringing an indicator into contact with the touch panel part.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.


03/24/16
20160088060 

Gesture navigation for secondary user interface


One or more techniques and/or systems are provided for gesture navigation for a secondary user interface. For example, a primary device (e.g., a smart phone) may establish a communication connection with a secondary device having a secondary display (e.g., a television).
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


03/24/16
20160087664 

Alternate user interfaces for multi tuner radio device


A method, device, system, and media are directed to controlling a multi-tuner radio. A voice command may be received and/or filtered.
3d Radio, Llc


03/24/16
20160087117 

Cone shaped focusing lens


An optical assembly can be used in various optical devices such as optical proximity sensors, gesture sensors, or imaging sensors. The optical assembly may include a lens assembly and a light detector.
Avago Technologies General Ip (singapore) Pte. Ltd.


03/24/16
20160086387 

Avatar editing environment


An avatar editing environment is disclosed that allows users to create custom avatars for use in online games and other applications. Starting with a blank face the user can add, rescale and position different elements (e.g., eyes, nose, mouth) on the blank face.
Apple Inc.


03/24/16
20160085981 

Secure mobile phone document storage application


A method for a smart phone app is provided wherein entry to a secure data storage area is facilitated on a file or object level, and not on an app level, wherein the secure data storage area is hidden from the normal application display or view. To obtain an interface which allows entry into the secure data storage area, a user may perform one or other input action, gesture or other step, wherein these are linked with a specific file or object..
Azoteq (pty) Ltd


03/24/16
20160085958 

Methods and multi-factor user authentication with two dimensional cameras


A data processing system (dps) includes a user authentication module that uses a hand recognition module and a gesture recognition module to authenticate users, based on video data from a two-dimensional (2d) camera. When executed, the hand recognition module performs operations comprising (a) obtaining 2d video data of a hand of the current user; and (b) automatically determining whether the hand of the current user matches the hand of an authorized user, based on the 2d video data.
Intel Corporation


03/24/16
20160085441 

Method, apparatus, and interactive input system


A method comprises displaying a window on a graphical user interface that is presented on a display screen, the window presenting a graphical tool therein; and in response to an input gesture on the graphical user interface, changing the fidelity of the graphical tool presented in the window.. .
Smart Technologies Ulc


03/24/16
20160085438 

Multi-finger touchpad gestures


A multi-finger touchpad gesture refers to a movement of multiple fingers in a particular pattern across a touchpad. The touchpad senses the multiple fingers, and based on the sensed finger locations and finger movements, one of multiple multi-finger touchpad gestures is detected.
Microsoft Corporation


03/24/16
20160085437 

Method and controlling user character for playing game within virtual environment


A method for controlling a user character for playing a game within a virtual environment, including providing a user character and virtual environment information on the touch sensitive display to a user; detecting a touch gesture via a touch sensitive gesture input device, the touch gesture formed by a continuous sweep touching at least two touch sensitive elements arranged in the pre-defined array; comparing the detected touch gesture to reference gestures of the user character for playing the game within the virtual environment; and generating an action for the user character within the virtual environment in response to finding a matching reference gesture based on comparison.. .
Sulake Corporation Oy


03/24/16
20160085406 

Minimizing and maximizing between landscape dual display and landscape single display


Methods and devices for minimizing and maximizing displayed output associated with applications are provided. More particularly, an application presented across two or more screens of a device in a landscape mode can be minimized to present portion of the application in one of the screens.
Z124


03/24/16
20160085393 

Portable electronic device for instant messaging


A method including displaying a list of instant message conversations on a touch screen display, a respective instant message conversation including a respective set of instant messages exchanged between a user of a device and a respective other person, and while displaying the list of instant message conversations, detecting a gesture on the touch screen display. In response to detecting the gesture on the touch screen display, entering a deletion mode.
Apple Inc.


03/24/16
20160085359 

Display controlling the same


A display apparatus and a method for controlling the same are provided. A method for controlling a display apparatus includes sensing a digital pen on a display screen; if a number of a touch point sensed by the digital pen is greater than one, switching a mode of the display apparatus to a touch gesture mode; and if a touch gesture by the digital pen is sensed during the touch gesture mode, controlling the display apparatus according to the sensed touch gesture..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


03/24/16
20160085313 

Electronic device, control system and control smart glass


A control method for smart glass is provided. The control method includes: recognizing a gesture in response of an input signals; comparing the gesture with a number of predefined gestures stored in the electronic device; determining whether the gesture is similar to one of the number of predefined gestures; obtaining the one of the number of predefined gestures when the gesture is similar to the one of the number of predefined gestures; submitting an instruction containing the one of the number of predefined gestures to a smart glass; analyzing the instruction to get the one of the number of predefined gestures; obtaining a control order matched with the one of the number of predefined gestures stored in the smart glass; and controlling a display unit of the smart glass to refresh contents according to the control order..
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.


03/24/16
20160085312 

Gesture recognition system


A gesture recognition system includes a candidate node detection unit coupled to receive an input image in order to generate a candidate node; a posture recognition unit configured to recognize a posture according to the candidate node; a multiple hands tracking unit configured to track multiple hands by pairing between successive input images; and a gesture recognition unit configured to obtain motion accumulation amount according to tracking paths from the multiple hands tracking unit, thereby recognizing a gesture.. .
Himax Technologies Limited


03/24/16
20160085309 

Chart dual-y resize and split-unsplit interaction


Systems and methods are disclosed that, in various embodiments, improve chart performance by allowing users to interactively split and unsplit charts with dual-y axis using dragging gestures or a button.. .
Oracle International Corporation


03/24/16
20160084951 

System and recognizing a motion by analyzing a radio signal


A system for recognizing motion by analyzing a radio signal includes: a radio signal transmitter configured to transmit a radio signal; a radio signal receiver configured to receive the transmitted radio signal; and a motion recognition processing device configured to: i) analyze the received radio signal, ii) extract and classify a gesture from the analyzed radio signal, iii) recognize the extracted and classified gesture, and iv) perform vehicle device control based on the recognized gesture.. .
Hyundai Motor Company


03/17/16
20160080628 

Pictures using voice commands


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.
Cutting Edge Vision Llc


03/17/16
20160078867 

Electronic device and managing voice entered text using gesturing


An electronic device for managing voice entered text using gesturing comprises a housing, display, power source, speech recognition module, gesture recognition module, and processor. A first speech input is detected, and textual words are displayed.
Google Technology Holdings Llc


03/17/16
20160078290 

Scanner gesture recognition


A scanner having an integrated camera is used to capture gestures made in a field of view of the camera. The captured gestures are translated to scanner commands recognized by the scanner.

03/17/16
20160078289 

Gesture recognition apparatuses, methods and systems for human-machine interaction


The gesture recognition apparatuses, methods and systems for human-machine interaction (“gra”) discloses vision-based gesture recognition. Gra can be implemented in any application involving tracking, detection and/or recognition of gestures or motion in general.
Foundation For Research And Technology - Hellas (forth) (acting Through Its Institute Of Computer


03/17/16
20160078287 

Method and system of temporal segmentation for gesture analysis


A method, system and non-transitory computer readable medium for recognizing gestures are disclosed, the method includes capturing at least one three-dimensional (3d) video stream of data on a subject; extracting a time-series of skeletal data from the at least one 3d video stream of data; isolating a plurality of points of abrupt content change called temporal cuts, the plurality of temporal cuts defining a set of non-overlapping adjacent segments partitioning the time-series of skeletal data; identifying among the plurality of temporal cuts, temporal cuts of the time-series of skeletal data having a positive acceleration; and classifying each of the one or more pair of consecutive cuts with the positive acceleration as a gesture boundary.. .
Konica Minola Laboratory U.s.a., Inc.


03/17/16
20160078210 

User-authentication gestures


This document relates to user-authentication gestures. One example can capture multiple biometric features when a user-authentication gesture is performed as a device authentication attempt.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


03/17/16
20160077793 

Gesture shortcuts for invocation of voice input


Systems, methods, and computer storage media are provided for initiating a system-wide voice-to-text dictation service in response to a preconfigured gesture. Data input fields, independent of the application from which they are presented to a user, are configured to at least detect one or more input events.
Microsoft Corporation


03/17/16
20160077732 

Selective sharing of displayed content in a view presented on a touchscreen of a processing system


A method for sharing a view presented on a touchscreen of a processing system. Whether a show gesture state is enabled on the processing system and whether a gesture event gate is open on the processing system are determined.
International Business Machines Corporation


03/17/16
20160077713 

Method and terminal device for selecting character


The present disclosure discloses a method and a terminal device for selecting a character. The method includes: detecting a touch point of a user gesture acting on the touch screen, wherein the touch point falls into a touch point node; searching a plurality of nodes of the contents to find a nearest text node to the touch point, when the touch point node is not a text node; and selecting a nearest character to the touch point within the nearest text node.
Xiaomi Inc.


03/17/16
20160077705 

Selective sharing of displayed content in a view presented on a touchscreen of a processing system


Arrangements described herein relate to sharing a view presented on a touchscreen of a processing system. Whether a show gesture state is enabled on the processing system and whether a gesture event gate is open on the processing system are determined.
International Business Machines Corporation


03/17/16
20160077704 

Method and touch gestures


A system and method for facilitating employing touch gestures to control or manipulate a web-based application. The example method includes employing a browser running on a device with a touch-sensitive display to access content provided via a website; determining a context associated with the content, including ascertaining one or more user interface controls to be presented via a display screen used to present the content, and providing a first signal in response thereto; receiving touch input from a touch-sensitive display and providing a second signal in response thereto; and using the second signal to manipulate the display screen in accordance with the context associated with the content presented via the display screen.
Oracle International Corporation


03/17/16
20160077703 

Switching between views using natural gestures


The disclosure includes a system and method for switching between video views and data views. The system includes a controller, a view presentation module, a screen detection module and a view switching module.
Ricoh Co., Ltd.


03/17/16
20160077692 

Menu executing method and apparatus in portable terminal


Provided is a menu execution method and apparatus in a portable terminal the menu execution method includes displaying, on a touch screen, an item list which comprises a plurality of divided regions in each of which a corresponding item is formed, recognizing a user gesture at one of a first position and a second position, the second position being different from the first position, and executing a menu corresponding to the recognized position, in which a first menu for providing a first service related to the item formed in the divided region is preset in the first position of the divided region on the touch screen, and a second menu for providing a second service related to the item formed in the divided region is preset in the second position of the divided region on the touch screen, the first and second services being different.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


03/17/16
20160077620 

Method and controlling electronic device using touch input


An electronic device for controlling at least one function based on a user input, and a control method for the electronic device are provided. According to various example embodiments, an electronic device that operates based on a user input may acquire a gesture through an input area of a display unit functionally connected to the electronic device.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


03/17/16
20160077600 

Switch operating device, mobile device and operating a switch by a non-tactile translational gesture


A switch operating device (100) configured to operate a switch (103) with four possible types (111 to 114) of non-tactile translational gestures performed with a heat emitting part (115). A gesture sensor (1) is adapted to detect heat emitted by the part while performing one of the translational gesture types.
Pyreos Ltd.


03/17/16
20160077598 

Client device motion control via a video feed


An approach is described for identifying enabling motion control of a client device, such as a mobile device, via a video feed transmitted from one or more video capture devices. An associated method may include establishing, via a communications network, a communication session between a client device and one or more video capture devices.
International Business Machines Corporation


03/17/16
20160077596 

Methods, systems, and apparatuses to display visibility changes responsive to user gestures


In one embodiment, an electronic device to be worn on a user's forearm includes a display and a set of one or more sensors that provide sensor data. In one aspect, a device may detect, using sensor data obtained from a set of sensors, that a first activity state of a user is active.
Fitbit, Inc.


03/17/16
20160077595 

Portable device pairing with a tracking system


In embodiments of portable device pairing with a tracking system, a pairing system includes a portable device that generates device acceleration gesture data responsive to a series of motion gestures of the portable device. The pairing system also includes a tracking system that is configured for pairing with the portable device.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


03/17/16
20160077594 

Enhanced input using recognized gestures


A representation of a user can move with respect to a graphical user interface based on input of a user. The graphical user interface comprises a central region and interaction elements disposed outside of the central region.
Qualcomm Incorporated


03/17/16
20160077582 

Ring-type mobile terminal


A ring-type terminal including a main body having a finger insertion space; a wheel surrounding the main body and being movable and rotatable on the main body; a touchscreen; and a controller configured to sense a rotated position of the wheel on the main body, display control graphic images on the touchscreen for controlling a function in response to the rotated position of the wheel being at a first position on the main body, receive a gesture input corresponding to a touch input on the touch screen or a moving of a finger wearing the ring-type terminal, in response to the rotated position of the wheel being at a second position on the main body, and deactivate the touchscreen in response to the rotated position of the wheel being at a third position on the main body.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.




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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