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Gesture interface

Gesture interface

Electronic device and method of displaying information in response to a gesture

Electronic device and method of displaying information in response to a gesture

Electronic device and method of displaying information in response to a gesture

Enhanced 3d interfacing for remote devices

Date/App# patent app List of recent Gesture-related patents
10/09/14
20140304665
 Customized gesture interpretation patent thumbnailCustomized gesture interpretation
The technology disclosed also relates to customizing gesture interpretation for a particular user, according to another implementation. In particular, it relates to setting parameters for recognizing gestures by prompting the user to select values for characteristics of the gestures.
10/09/14
20140304663
 Gesture interface patent thumbnailGesture interface
The instant application discloses, among other things, techniques to allow simplified gesture interface, which may provide a consistent, easy-to-remember interface for performing various actions with a portable device, including, but not limited to, sharing files, data, and information, winking, waving, pointing, picking up, and dropping.. .
10/09/14
20140304651
 Electronic device and method of displaying information in response to a gesture patent thumbnailElectronic device and method of displaying information in response to a gesture
A method includes displaying a first item on an electronic device and detecting a gesture requesting display of a list. In response to detecting the gesture, a first plurality of representations of items in the list is displayed in a first area while displaying at least a part of the first item in a second area.
10/09/14
20140304647
 Enhanced 3d interfacing for remote devices patent thumbnailEnhanced 3d interfacing for remote devices
Operating a computerized system includes presenting user interface elements on a display screen. A first gesture made in a three-dimensional space by a part of a body of a user is detected.
10/09/14
20140304641
 Item display method and apparatus patent thumbnailItem display method and apparatus
An item display method and apparatus that provides an easier and faster way to locate a desired item on a display. The method and apparatus receive a user gesture on display screen, and display one or both of items of a first category and items of a second category according to the user gesture.
10/09/14
20140304636
 Vehicle's interactive system patent thumbnailVehicle's interactive system
Embodiments of the present inventive concepts relate to a method for allowing a user to control applications of a vehicle via an interactive system with a touch-sensitive screen having an input area. The method may include displaying a first representation of a first application in a first edge region of the touch-sensitive screen, displaying a second representation of a second application in a main area of the touch-sensitive screen, and replacing display of the second representation of the second application in the main area with a display of the first representation of the first application when a first type of finger gesture is detected.
10/09/14
20140304609
 Content manipulation using swipe gesture recognition technology patent thumbnailContent manipulation using swipe gesture recognition technology
A method of manipulation of content provided by a hosting server using swipe gesture recognition on a user device having a touch input display. The method includes storing the content, combined with a swipe gesture recognition module to form a content package, on the hosting server.
10/09/14
20140304005
 Method, apparatus, and system for reading, processing, presenting, and/or storing electronic medical record information patent thumbnailMethod, apparatus, and system for reading, processing, presenting, and/or storing electronic medical record information
A method for accessing, processing, presenting, and/or storing electronic medical record (emr) information on a touch-sensitive display includes reading emr information, displaying at least a portion of the emr information on a touch-sensitive sliding timeline, detecting finger swipe or similar gestures, and scrolling the sliding timeline so that a different portion of the emr information is displayed chronologically on the touch-sensitive sliding timeline. The resolution of the timeline can be expanded or collapsed in response to pinch gestures.
10/09/14
20140303841
 Light-based touch controls on a steering wheel patent thumbnailLight-based touch controls on a steering wheel
A system for use in a vehicle, including a steering element situated opposite a driver seat in a vehicle, the steering element including a plurality of proximity sensors encased in the periphery of the steering element operable to detect hand gestures along the outer periphery of the steering element, an interactive deck housed in the vehicle, for providing at least one of radio broadcast, video broadcast, audio entertainment, video entertainment and navigational assistance in the vehicle, and a processor housed in the vehicle, coupled with the proximity sensors and the deck, operable to identify the hand gestures detected by the proximity sensors, and to control the deck in response to thus-identified hand gestures.. .
10/09/14
20140303807
 System and method for real-time synthesis and performance enhancement of audio/video data, noise cancellation, and gesture based user interfaces in a vehicular environment patent thumbnailSystem and method for real-time synthesis and performance enhancement of audio/video data, noise cancellation, and gesture based user interfaces in a vehicular environment
A method includes establishing communication channels between an on-board unit (obu) of a vehicle and a plurality of nodes, tagging each of a plurality of data from the plurality of nodes with a priority level, storing the plurality of data in a priority queue according to respective priority levels, selecting a medium to present a first data of the plurality of data to a user, and presenting the first data to the user via the medium. In the method, the plurality of nodes includes a remote node and an in-vehicle device.
10/09/14
20140303756
Human-machine interface test system
The human-machine interface test system enables the automated testing of vehicle interface systems and consumer electronics devices, replacing testing and validation that previously had required human interaction. The human-machine interface device (hmi test object or device under test) does not need to be altered (via hardware or software modifications or additions) to be able to be tested using the human-machine interface test system.
10/09/14
20140302818
Authentication using fingerprint sensor in gesture path
Methods and devices for obtaining a fingerprint sample due to incidental contact with a fingerprint sensor when performing a gesture are described. In one aspect, an electronic device includes a touchscreen display and a fingerprint sensor adjacent the touchscreen display.
10/09/14
20140300684
Method for recognizing gestures and gesture detector
The present invention relates to a method for recognizing gestures within a two-dimensional video stream (3) for use in conference situations and the like, comprising the step of performing a skin-recognition within a screen (4) of the video stream (3) for recognizing skin parts (13), identifying at least one body part (19, 20) within the recognized skin parts (13), monitoring a state of at least one predefined screen area (23) in respect to the at least one body part (19, 20), and providing a control signal indicating a detected gesture upon detection of a change of state. The present invention further relates to a gesture detector (5) adapted to perform the above method, a presentation system (1) comprising the above gesture detector (5) and a video camera device (24) comprising a video camera (2) and the above gesture detector (5)..
10/09/14
20140300565
Virtual links between different displays to present a single virtual object
Virtual links are used between two different displays to represent a single virtual object. In one example, the invention includes generating a three-dimensional space having a first display of a real first device and a second display of a real second device and a space between the first display and the second display, receiving a launch command as a gesture with respect to the first display, the launch command indicating that a virtual object is to be launched through the space toward the second display, determining a trajectory through the space toward the second display based on the received launch command, and presenting a portion of the trajectory on the second display..
10/09/14
20140300554
Behavior based authentication for touch screen devices
A method, system, and one or more computer-readable storage media for behavior based authentication for touch screen devices are provided herein. The method includes acquiring a number of training samples corresponding to a first action performed on a touch screen of a touch screen device, wherein the first action includes an input of a signature or a gesture by a legitimate user.
10/09/14
20140300542
Portable device and method for providing non-contact interface
A method for controlling operations of a portable device through a touch-free user input in the portable device having a projector module is provided. To this end, once the projector module is driven, an application execution screen is projected through the projector module, and if a proximity event is detected, a camera module is activated to acquire an image from which a user gesture is recognized.
10/09/14
20140300540
Gesture-based device
The use of gestures on a user device to interact with and obtain functionality from remote communication hub devices is disclosed. A user device includes an accelerometer or other motion detection device and a wireless communications capability.
10/09/14
20140300539
Gesture recognition using depth images
Methods, apparatuses, and articles associated with gesture recognition using depth images are disclosed herein. In various embodiments, an apparatus may include a face detection engine configured to determine whether a face is present in one or more gray images of respective image frames generated by a depth camera, and a hand tracking engine configured to track a hand in one or more depth images generated by the depth camera.
10/09/14
20140298672
Locking and unlocking of contacless gesture-based user interface of device having contactless gesture detection system
A locking/unlocking mechanism for a contactless gesture detection system of a device is described herein. The locking/unlocking mechanism can facilitate automatic locking, manual locking, and/or manual unlocking of the contactless gesture detection system.
10/02/14
20140298379
3d mobile and connected tv ad trafficking system
In an example embodiment, an ad trafficker includes: a microprocessor; a network interface coupled to the microprocessor; and memory including code segments executable on the microprocessor for a) uploading an advertisement (ad) via the network interface; b) determining whether the ad should be processed; and c) processing the ad if it is determined that the ad should be processed. In a further example embodiment, a method for gesture and voice command control of video advertisements includes: a) displaying an advertisement (ad) content on a video display apparatus; b) ending the display of the ad content if it is determined that the ad content has been completed; c) performing an action related to an audio command detected by a microphone if an audio command is detected by the microphone; d) performing an action related to a gesture if a gesture is detected by a stereo video camera; and repeating..
10/02/14
20140298275
Method for recognizing input gestures
The present invention relates to methods, systems, and computer program products for recognizing input point gestures. The system recognizes a position of a cursor finger 17 on a multi-touch x-y input surface 18 of a touch-sensor pad 19 and defines a position of a parting line 21 which is a virtual line intersecting the input surface 18 at cursor touch point 20 along one of x or y axes and operatively dividing the input surface 18 into two functionally different button zones 22, 23.
10/02/14
20140298274
Method and electronic device for processing data
An electronic device and method for not exposing a memo to the others when delivering a corresponding memo in the electronic device to a specific user are disclosed. An electronic device for processing data includes at least one processor, a memory, and at least one program stored in the memory and executed by the at least one processor, wherein the program causes the at least one processor to receive data from a user, detect a user's gesture, and transform a form of the data based on the detected user's gesture.
10/02/14
20140298273
Systems and methods for implementing three-dimensional (3d) gesture based graphical user interfaces (gui) that incorporate gesture reactive interface objects
Systems and methods in accordance with embodiments of the invention implement three-dimensional (3d) gesture based graphical user interfaces (gui) using gesture reactive interface objects. One embodiment includes using a computing device to render an initial user interface comprising a set of interface objects, detect a targeting 3d gesture in captured image data that identifies a targeted interface object within the user interface, change the rendering of at least the targeted interface object within the user interface in response to the targeting 3d gesture that targets the interface object, detect an interaction 3d gesture in additional captured image data that identifies a specific interaction with a targeted interface object, modify the user interface in response to the interaction with the targeted interface object identified by the interaction 3d gesture, and render the modified user interface..
10/02/14
20140298272
Closing, starting, and restarting applications
Described herein are embodiments that relate to implementation of multi-stage gestures, using multi-stage gestures to control applications, and allowing, under certain conditions, invocation of an open operation (which would normally only open an application or bring an application to the fore) to cause a target application to terminate before being newly opened. A multi-stage gesture may be used to invoke different functions at respective gesture stages of a same input stroke.
10/02/14
20140298271
Electronic device including projector and method for controlling the electronic device
A method for controlling an electronic device that executes and displays an application is provided. The method includes displaying an execution screen of the application on a touch screen, projecting and displaying a projection image corresponding to the execution screen of the application, displaying a pointer on the projection image, and moving and displaying the pointer on the projection image to correspond to a gesture detected on the touch screen..
10/02/14
20140298269
Detecting, representing, and interpreting three-space input: gestural continuum subsuming freespace, proximal, and surface-contact modes
Systems and methods for detecting, representing, and interpreting three-space input are described. Embodiments of the system, in the context of an soe, process low-level data from a plurality of sources of spatial tracking data and analyze these semantically uncorrelated spatiotemporal data and generate high-level gestural events according to dynamically configurable implicit and explicit gesture descriptions.
10/02/14
20140298266
Finger-mapped character entry systems
A finger-mapped gesture system is a user interface method and apparatus for rapid data input on a touch-sensitive surface. The user gestures by holding the hand stationary relative to the surface and moving the fingers primarily by extension and flexion on the surface.
10/02/14
20140298264
Gesture controlled user interface
A method, in a computer system including an interactive display surface, of controlling the display of a user interface menu, the method comprising: displaying a menu option in each of a plurality of active display positions, each display position being located at one of a respective plurality of active radial positions radiating from a central position; detecting movement of a contact point on the interactive display surface; and changing the menu option displayed in each of the plurality of display positions in response to the detected movement of the contact point being inward or outward of the central position.. .
10/02/14
20140298258
Switch list interactions
A graphical user interface for viewing and selecting from a list of available applications through an operating system of a computer includes a switch list. The displayed switch list can be either fully or partially displayed, or hidden.
10/02/14
20140298257
User interfaces and associated processes for information resources
Methods and systems are disclosed for user interfaces and associated processes in computer applications and operating systems to provide an information resource area with information resources. In some embodiments, an information resource area is opened in response to detection of a user being idle for a predefined length of time with respect to an executing software program.
10/02/14
20140298254
View mode switch of graphical user interface
A method for implementing a view mode switch of a graphical user interface (gui) is provided. The method is performed at an electronic device with a touch screen display.
10/02/14
20140298244
Portable device using touch pen and application control method using the same
A method of controlling an application of a portable device using a touch pen and a device supporting the same is provided. The portable device includes a handwriting history list previously input by a user on a memo window provided to be superimposed on a running application.
10/02/14
20140298223
Systems and methods for drawing shapes and issuing gesture-based control commands on the same draw grid
The present invention improves upon the existing touch based systems by introducing new mechanisms of interaction with the user that can improve the productivity of users that are creating and modifying diagrams and figures on such touch based systems. More specifically, without leaving the draw grid, the invention allows the user to seamlessly copy one or more objects, delete one or more objects, change the type and end type of a connector between two objects, change the color of an object, and create a sequence diagram.
10/02/14
20140298220
Interactive elements in a user interface
In particular embodiments, a computing device provides for presentation to a user a user interface, the user interface including a plurality of related interactive elements. The computing device may receive touch gesture input from the user selecting one of the plurality of related interactive elements.
10/02/14
20140298213
Electronic device with gesture-based task management
An electronic device includes a display screen for displaying (302) an active first application, a movement sensing assembly for providing signals indicative of movement of an object with respect to the display screen, and a processor in electronic communication with the movement sensing assembly and the display screen. The processor evaluates the signals from the movement sensing assembly to identify (304) a subdividing gesture, and instructs the display screen to display (306) the first application in a first portion of the display screen to one side of the subdividing gesture..
10/02/14
20140298212
Control and display system
The invention is a control and display system. A system can be controlled either by a user's gestures, a remote control or voice control.
10/02/14
20140298187
Dialing method, dialing device, mobile terminal and storage medium
The present invention relates to instant communications and provides a dialing method, a dialing device, a mobile terminal and a storage medium, and the method comprises: drawing a slider on a main interface, which is a screen lock interface or any desktop interface; receiving a dialing startup instruction from the slider, and obtaining n contact identifiers from a contact list, where n is an integer no less than 1; drawing dial object identifiers on the main interface; and obtaining a first contact identifier selected by a user from the dial object identifiers, and dialing a phone number associated with the first contact identifier. With the invention, the dialing operation flow may be shortened, the dialing speed may be improved, and direct dialing on the desktop of a mobile terminal may be supported; at the same time, the dialing gesture may be enriched, and user experience may be improved greatly..
10/02/14
20140298172
Electronic device and method of displaying playlist thereof
A user interface method employed by an electronic device displays a folder playlist playable by an application, on a touch screen and detects a touch selecting one folder in the displayed folder playlist. A touch gesture is detected comprising a continuous movement of a touch and performs a sorting operation using a name representation of a storage path of a folder where the touch is detected, in response to the continuous movement of the detected touch gesture..
10/02/14
20140297486
Initial calibration of asset to-be-tracked
A mobile computing device hosts an operating system and mobile applications. A calibrating application causes display of an interface for entry of administrative data regarding an asset to-be-tracked.
10/02/14
20140297485
Initial calibration of asset to-be-tracked
A mobile computing device hosts an operating system and mobile applications. A calibrating application causes display of an interface for entry of administrative data regarding an asset to-be-tracked.
10/02/14
20140297218
Fitness monitoring device with altimeter and airplane mode
Biometric monitoring devices, including various technologies that may be implemented in such devices, are discussed herein. Additionally, techniques for utilizing altimeters in biometric monitoring devices are provided.
10/02/14
20140297217
Fitness monitoring device with altimeter and gesture recognition
Biometric monitoring devices, including various technologies that may be implemented in such devices, are discussed herein. Additionally, techniques for utilizing altimeters in biometric monitoring devices are provided.
10/02/14
20140296935
Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulator with user gesture detector and electrode-skin contact detector, with transient motion detector for increasing the accuracy of the same
Control means for controlling the output of the stimulation means in response to the determined user gesture, electrode-skin contact integrity and transient motion.. .
10/02/14
20140295931
Three-dimensional gesture recognition system, circuit, and method for a touch screen
A touch controller is coupled to a touch screen and detects a first gesture at a first point on the touch screen. The first gesture includes physical contact of the touch screen by a user device at the first point.
10/02/14
20140294244
Systems and methods for gesture recognition for input device applications
Systems and methods for gesture recognition for input device applications are described. In one embodiment, a system for gesture recognition includes a pair of ir led emitters, an imaging module such as a camera or other imaging device, an led emitter control module and a processing module.
10/02/14
20140294241
Vehicle having gesture detection system and method
A vehicle having a gesture detection system and a gesture detection method of a vehicle are provided. The system includes an ignition key that has a first light source disposed on a first side of the ignition key and an imaging device that is disposed at one side of a vehicle body to detect the image of the first light source.
10/02/14
20140293012
Controlling method of detecting image-capturing gesture
A controlling method suitable for an electronic apparatus is disclosed herein. The electronic apparatus includes a first image-capturing unit and a second image-capturing unit.
10/02/14
20140292720
Method, device, and system of cross-device data transfer
The disclosure provides a method and device for data transfer between electronic devices. The method comprises detecting a first induction signal generated based on a contact with a first touch screen of a first electronic device, determining a selection of data desired to be transferred to a second electronic device, determining a gesture associated with the first induction signal, generating a data transfer request in response to the determination of the gesture and the selection, communicating the data transfer request from the first electronic device to the second electronic device and transferring the selected data to the second electronic device..
10/02/14
20140292698
Touch device
A touch device includes a display module and a first polarizer sheet. The first polarizer sheet is close to a light-emitting side of the display module.
10/02/14
20140292669
Intuitive touch gesture-based data transfer between devices
An embodiment provides a method, including: receiving, at a network device, data from a source device and a user identification derived from a user device; storing, at the network device, the data from the source device; detecting, at the network device, a request from a destination device, the request from the destination device comprising a request for data derived from gesture input and associated with the user identification derived from the user device; and transferring, from the network device to the destination device, the data from source device. Other aspects are described and claimed..
10/02/14
20140292665
System, components and methodologies for gaze dependent gesture input control
A control system, components and methodologies enable control of vehicle and in-vehicle system functionality via gesture recognition. In illustrative embodiments, the control system, constituent components and methodologies determine what functionality a user wishes to control by tracking the user's gaze to identify a selected function or function set.
10/02/14
20140292654
System and method for determining 3d orientation of a pointing device
The present invention is directed toward a system and process that controls a group of networked electronic components using a multimodal integration scheme in which inputs from a speech recognition subsystem, gesture recognition subsystem employing a wireless pointing device and pointing analysis subsystem also employing the pointing device, are combined to determine what component a user wants to control and what control action is desired. In this multimodal integration scheme, the desired action concerning an electronic component is decomposed into a command and a referent pair.
10/02/14
20140292639
Multi-distance, multi-modal natural user interaction with computing devices
Systems and methods may provide for receiving a short range signal from a sensor that is collocated with a short range display and using the short range signal to detect a user interaction. Additionally, a display response may be controlled with respect to a long range display based on the user interaction.
10/02/14
20140290465
System and method for capture and rendering of performance on synthetic musical instrument
Techniques have been developed for capturing and rendering musical performances on handheld or other portable devices using signal processing techniques suitable given the somewhat limited capabilities of such devices and in ways that facilitate efficient encoding and communication of such captured performances via wireless networks. The developed techniques facilitate the capture, encoding and use of gesture streams for rendering of a musical performance.
09/25/14
20140289778
Gesture and voice recognition for control of a device
A user interface allows one or more gestures to be devised by a user and mapped or associated with one or more commands or operations of a tv or other device. The user can select the command/operation that is to be associated with each gesture that he/she devised or created.
09/25/14
20140289682
Equivalent gesture and soft button configuration for touch screen enabled device
Methods and systems for configuring on touch screen enabled devices custom gestures and custom soft buttons that are equivalent to default gestures configured on such devices allow equivalent custom gestures and soft buttons to be configured seamlessly on such devices without invoking a configuration tool or widget, enable multiple custom gestures and soft buttons equivalent to a particular default gesture to coexist on such devices and permit sets of personal equivalent custom gestures and soft buttons to be saved and loaded on such devices by particular users.. .
09/25/14
20140289667
Method for performing a user action upon a digital item
A method is disclosed for performing a user action to be applied on a digital item represented by a digital object displayable on a user interface touch screen of an electronic system. The electronic system is configured to apply the user action upon the digital item by means of an activation of a user operable element displayable on the user interface touch screen.
09/25/14
20140289665
Device and method for determining gesture, and computer-readable storage medium for computer program
A device for determining a gesture includes a display portion for selectively displaying one of screens; a storage portion for storing, for each of the screens, a rule used for distinguishing between gestures; a detection portion for detecting a motion made by a user; and a determination portion for identifying, from among the gestures, a gesture represented by the motion detected by the detection portion based on the rule for a current screen, the current screen being one of the screens and being displayed at a time when the motion has been detected.. .
09/25/14
20140289661
Methods and systems for combined management of multiple servers
A method can comprise accessing data identifying instances of an application server such as a group of server instances that are administered together. The method can comprise presenting a user interface including a visual element corresponding to each instance of the application server.
09/25/14
20140289618
Character string replacement
In one example, a method includes outputting, for display at a presence-sensitive display, a graphical user interface including a text display region and a graphical keyboard. The method further includes receiving an indication of a first gesture detected at a location within the text display region, and selecting, based at least in part on the location within the text display region, at least a portion of a character string included in the text display region.


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