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new patent Camera view control using unique nametags and gestures
Embodiments disclosed herein provide systems, methods, and computer readable media for controlling a camera view using unique nametags and gestures. In a particular embodiment, a method provides identifying a plurality of items at a location from video captured of the location by the video camera and associating a unique nametag of a plurality of unique nametags to each item of the plurality of items.
Avaya Inc.


new patent Method and photographing controlling function based on gesture of user
A photographing apparatus including a sensor, a touchscreen, and a controller is disclosed. The sensor is configured to detect that a user approaches or comes within a predetermined proximity the photographing apparatus.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


new patent Portable electronic device for photo management
A portable electronic device with a touch screen display for photo management is disclosed. One aspect of the invention involves a computer-implemented method in which the portable electronic device displays an array of thumbnail images corresponding to a set of photographic images.
Apple Inc.


new patent Method and updating a firmware of an apparatus
A method comprising receiving motion information indicative of an input gesture by way of at least one motion sensor comprised by the apparatus, determining that the input gesture is a firmware update gesture, the firmware update gesture being indicative of a directive to update a firmware of the apparatus, sending a firmware download request to a separate apparatus based, at least in part, on determining that the input gesture is the firmware update gesture, receiving firmware update information from the separate apparatus based, at least in part, on the firmware download request, and updating the firmware of the apparatus based, at least in part, on the firmware update information is disclosed.. .
Nokia Technologies Oy


new patent Method and system for managing applications running on smart device using a wearable device
A method and a system for managing applications running on one or more smart devices are provided. The method includes displaying a plurality of application icons on a wearable device, wherein each icon from the plurality of application icons represents an active application on the smart device connected to the wearable device, receiving a touch gesture on one or more application icons from the plurality of icons, and triggering the smart device to perform an event comprising an interaction between the active applications represented by the one or more application icons in response to the touch gesture..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


new patent Processing device having a graphical user interface for industrial vehicle
A processing device having a graphical user interface includes a housing having a touch screen display that receives touch gesture commands from a vehicle operator. Still further, a set of controls is arranged on a front face of the housing.
Crown Equipment Corporation


new patent Processing touch gestures in hybrid applications
The present disclosure is directed towards systems and method for receiving and processing user inputs with respect to hybrid computing applications. For example, systems and methods described herein involve detecting one or more user inputs of a touch gesture provided by a user and selectively channeling the one or more user inputs to a non-native element of the hybrid application or a native element of the hybrid application.
Adobe Systems Incorporated


new patent Method and terminal for displaying a plurality of pages,method and terminal for displaying a plurality of applications being executed on terminal, and executing a plurality of applications
A method of displaying a plurality of pages on a screen of a terminal is provided. The method includes detecting a user's gesture that requests movement of the plurality of pages, identifying a movement mode relating to the movement of the plurality of pages, and moving and displaying a first page displayed on the screen and a second page connected to the first page displayed on the screen according to the identified movement mode, wherein the movement mode is one of a discrete mode and a continuous mode..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


new patent Electronic device and controlling the same
An electronic device is provided. The electronic device includes a display configured to display at least one object, a sensor configured to detect a gesture, and a processor configured to move a pointer from a first position to a second position on the display, corresponding to a moving distance of the gesture, and when the pointer meets a certain condition, move the pointer to a third position on the display..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


new patent Systems and methods for remapping three-dimensional gestures onto a finite-size two-dimensional surface
A method for operating a real-time gesture based interactive system includes: obtaining a sequence of frames of data from an acquisition system; comparing successive frames of the data for portions that change between frames; determining whether any of the portions that changed are part of an interaction medium detected in the sequence of frames of data; defining a 3d interaction zone relative to an initial position of the part of the interaction medium detected in the sequence of frames of data; tracking a movement of the interaction medium to generate a plurality of 3d positions of the interaction medium; detecting movement of the interaction medium from inside to outside the 3d interaction zone at a boundary 3d position; shifting the 3d interaction zone relative to the boundary 3d position; computing a plurality of 2d positions based on the 3d positions; and supplying the 2d positions to control an application.. .
Aquifi, Inc.


new patent

Dynamic, free-space user interactions for machine control

Embodiments of display control based on dynamic user interactions generally include capturing a plurality of temporally sequential images of the user, or a body part or other control object manipulated by the user, and computationally analyzing the images to recognize a gesture performed by the user. In some embodiments, a scale indicative of an actual gesture distance traversed in performance of the gesture is identified, and a movement or action is displayed on the device based, at least in part, on a ratio between the identified scale and the scale of the displayed movement.
Leap Motion, Inc.

new patent

Display apparatus and control method thereof

A display apparatus includes a display configured to display an image; a communicator configured to communicate with an input apparatus, the input apparatus including at least one sensor that senses a user's gesture input; and at least one processor configured to, in response to the gesture input being sensed by the sensor of the input apparatus, determine a command which corresponds to the sensed gesture input among a plurality of commands corresponding to a plurality of functions supported by the display apparatus, and implement an operation corresponding to the determined command, and wherein the command corresponding to the gesture input is based on at least one among content and a first user interface displayed on the display, or a user's input prior to the gesture input. Thus, the display apparatus implements operations in response to a user's gesture input, thereby providing more familiar and closer interaction with a user..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

new patent

Building space control

Methods, devices, and systems for building space control are described herein. One device includes a memory, and a processor configured to execute executable instructions stored in the memory to receive a recording of a gesture interaction with a virtual control element associated with a setting of a space in a building, analyze the recorded gesture for gesture characteristics, and modify the setting of the space based on the virtual control element and the gesture characteristics..
Honeywell International Inc.

System and product placement

A system and method for product placement are disclosed in which the system has a consumer application that provides synchronized tagged frames to the user generated by the system. The consumer application may be displayed on a computing device separate from the display on which the content is being viewed.
Bobbli, Inc.

System and interactive animations for enhanced and personalized video communications

A videoconferencing system and method using personalized, 3d interactive animations across screen barriers. Via auditory, behavior, visual, or computer-inputted cues, preloaded images, sounds, and gestures as well as customized images, sounds, and gestures can be manipulated and sent into and across one or more videoconference feeds in the form of animated sequences.

Transitioning video call between devices

A flip signal is received from a first device, at a signaling server, during a video chat between the first device and a second device. The flip signal indicates that media packets from the second device intended for the first device are to be sent to a third device.
Time Warner Cable Enterprises Llc

Synthetic musical instrument with touch dynamics and/or expressiveness control

Notwithstanding practical limitations imposed by mobile device platforms and applications, truly captivating musical instruments may be synthesized in ways that allow musically expressive performances to be captured and rendered in real-time. Synthetic musical instruments that provide a game, grading or instructional mode are described in which one or more qualities of a user's performance are assessed relative to a musical score.
Smule, Inc.

Sports monitoring system for headphones, earbuds and/or headsets

A monitoring system that can be placed proximate to the head or ear of a user is disclosed. According to one embodiment, the monitoring system can be used with headphones, earbuds or headsets.
Apple Inc.

Multi-device pairing and combined display

In embodiments of multi-device pairing and combined display, mobile devices have device touchscreens, and housing bezels of the mobile devices can be positioned proximate each other to form a combined display from the respective device touchscreens. An input recognition system can recognize an input to initiate pairing the mobile devices, enabling a cross-screen display of an interface on the respective device touchscreens, such as with different parts of the interface displayed on different ones of the device touchscreens.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Systems, devices, and methods for dynamically providing user interface controls at a touch-sensitive secondary display

A method is performed at a computing system with a first housing that includes a primary display and a second housing at least partially containing (i) a physical keyboard and a touch-sensitive secondary display (“tssd”) that is distinct from the primary display. The method includes: displaying, on the primary display, a first user interface for an application and displaying, on the tssd, a first set of affordances corresponding to a first portion of the application.
Apple Inc.

Character input method and electronic device

Embodiments provide a character input method and an electronic device. The method includes acquiring a character input instruction, and displaying candidate characters generated by the character input instruction.
Huawei Device Co., Ltd.

Vehicle and control the vehicle

A vehicle includes a touch input device provided with a touch area to which a touch gesture is input, and a processor for dividing the touch area into a first area and a second area, performing a first function when the touch gesture is input to the first area, and performing a second function, which is different from the first function, when the touch gesture is input to the second area.. .
Hyundai Motor Company

Gesture keyboard input of non-dictionary character strings

A computing device is described that outputs, for display, a graphical keyboard comprising a plurality of keys. The computing device receives, an indication of a gesture detected at a presence-sensitive input device.
Google Inc.

Gesture device, operation same, and vehicle comprising same

A gesture device comprises: an input module for obtaining an image; a gesture process unit for extracting a gesture from the obtained image; and a control unit for controlling to convert a lock state mode to an idle state mode on the basis of the extracted gesture. A vehicle includes: a driver's seat; a console box disposed next to the driver's seat; a gear knob; and a rearview mirror.
Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.

Managing content displayed on a touch screen enabled device using gestures

Approaches are provided for managing content displayed on a touch screen enabled device. An approach includes detecting a gesture on a surface of a computing device.
International Business Machines Corporation

Apparatus and manipulating objects with gesture controls

An apparatus for manipulating an object includes first and second gesture controllers, each operatively connected to the object and structured and programmed such that, in a first-action active state, each can causes a first action to be carried out on the object by an appropriate first-action gesture made in the gesture controller. Only one of the first and second gesture controllers at any given time is capable of being in the first-action active state, and the first-action active state is transferable between the first and second gesture controllers upon the detecting of a first-action transfer gesture by one of said first gesture controller and said second gesture controller.

Gesture based sharing of user interface portion

gesture recognition and sharing technology that allows a user to gesture to share portions of a user interface. Upon recognizing when a portion selection gesture has been entered on a display, an associated portion of the user interface is identified based on spatial relation of the portion selection gesture.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Touch controller apparatus and a waking up an electronic device

A touch controller apparatus configured to sense a gesture performed on an electronic device is provided. The touch controller apparatus includes a touch controller, a system controller, an accelerator sensor, and a proximity sensor.
Himax Technologies Limited

Ultrasonic imaging system and controlling method thereof

The present disclosure discloses a system and method for ultrasonic imaging. The method includes receiving a user-defined control gesture and associating the control gesture with a function selected by a user; forming a control gesture signal and function association database; when the ultrasonic imaging system is in normal operation, receiving a current control gesture signal and matching the current control gesture with a control gesture in the database to determine a function associated with the matched control gesture; and controlling the ultrasonic imaging system to perform the associated function.
Shenzhen Mindray Bio-medical Electronics Co., Ltd.

Smart sports protective apparatus

According to some embodiments of this disclosure, a smart sports protective apparatus comprises: a base body device for covering at least a part of a user's body to relieve an impact of an external force to at least the part of the user's body when the user is playing sports; a circuit device for collecting user data, including the user's biological data, motion status data, and body gesture data, from the user in real time when the user is playing sports, at least a part of the circuit device being arranged inside the base body device; and a power supply device for supplying an electric power to the circuit device, the power supply device being arranged inside the base body device.. .

Direct interaction between a user and a communication network

A mechanism is provided for direct interaction between an individual and a communication network. Captured data is received of the individual in an environment to be analyzed by a network management computer.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

Leader and follower management system for wearable devices

A wearable computing device identifies a gesture made by the user of the wearable computing device. The wearable computing device sends an offer to a second wearable computing device, where the offer is to follow the user.
International Business Machines Corporation

Leader and follower management system for wearable devices

A wearable computing device identifies a gesture made by the user of the wearable computing device. The wearable computing device sends an offer to a second wearable computing device, where the offer is to follow the user.
International Business Machines Corporation

Facial gesture recognition and video analysis tool

Embodiments disclosed herein may be directed to a video communication server. In some embodiments, the video communication server includes: at least one memory including instructions; and at least one processing device configured for executing the instructions, wherein the instructions cause the at least one processing device to perform the operations of: determining a time duration of a video communication connection between a first user of a first user device and a second user of a second user device; analyzing video content transmitted between the first user device and the second user device; determining at least one gesture of at least one of the first user and the second user based on analyzing the video content; and generating a compatibility score of the first user and the second user based at least in part on the determined time duration and the at least one determined gesture..
Krush Technologies, Llc

Remote camera user interface

At an electronic device with a touch-sensitive display, a remote camera control user interface may be displayed. In some examples, a user may provide input through a gesture at a location corresponding to the touch-sensitive display and/or through a rotation of a rotatable input mechanism to control a camera of an external device.
Apple Inc.

Display device and controlling method thereof

A display device including a wireless communication unit configured to provide wireless communication; a touch screen; a user input unit configured to receive an input of identification information for a user authentication; and a controller configured to launch a first mode for performing a general payment function in response to the input identification information matching stored identification information, display on the touch screen a display object containing payment card information in the first mode, and switch from the first mode to a second mode for performing a separate processing mode in response to a preset first touch gesture on the touch screen.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.

System and interpreting interpersonal communication

A method for interpreting interpersonal communication includes monitoring a first interaction between two or more individuals using a set of monitoring devices including a camera, a microphone, and the like. A culture and personality type of at least one individual is identified based on the monitored first interaction.
International Business Machines Corporation

Vehicle and control the vehicle

A vehicle includes a display unit for displaying a first character input user interface (ui) in which a plurality of characters are arranged to surround a predetermined reference point, a touch input apparatus having a concave area for detecting a touch gesture of selecting one character of the plurality of characters, and a controller for controlling the display unit to display, wherein if the number of pre-stored completed character combinations corresponding to an input character combination configured with at least one character sequentially selected according to the touch gesture detected by the touch input apparatus is smaller than or equal to a threshold value, a second character input ui in which the completed character combinations corresponding to the input character combination are arranged to surround the reference point.. .
Hyundai Motor Company

Cross-application content item management

Techniques for cross-application content item management. In one embodiment, for example, a method comprises detecting a touch gesture related to a representation of a content item displayed by a first application.
Dropbox, Inc.

Incremental multi-word recognition

In one example, a computing device includes at least one processor that is operatively coupled to a presence-sensitive display and a gesture module operable by the at least one processor. The gesture module may be operable by the at least one processor to output, for display at the presence-sensitive display, a graphical keyboard comprising a plurality of keys and receive an indication of a continuous gesture detected at the presence-sensitive display, the continuous gesture to select a group of keys of the plurality of keys.
Google Inc.

Vehicle and controlling the same

Disclosed herein is a method of controlling a vehicle, including a first displaying operation of displaying a plurality of icons, a gesture recognizing operation of recognizing an input user's gesture, and a second displaying operation of changing the number of icons to be displayed in response to a pinch gesture when the recognized gesture is the pinch gesture.. .
Hyundai Motor Europe Technical Center Gmbh

Portable multi-touch input device

A portable input device is described. The portable input device can wirelessly send control signals to an external circuit.
Apple Inc.

Terminal

A terminal, where the terminal includes a conductive sheet configured to form a capacitor with a hand when the hand holds the terminal, and a processor, connected to the conductive sheet, where the processor is configured to detect a capacitance of the capacitor, and determine a holding gesture for the terminal according to the detected capacitance and a preset correspondence between a capacitance and a holding gesture, and the conductive sheet is disposed in the terminal, and when the hand holds the terminal, the conductive sheet forms a capacitor with the hand. When the terminal is held using different holding gestures, capacitances of capacitors formed between the conductive sheet in the terminal and the hand are different, and a correspondence between a capacitance and a holding gesture is preset using this difference..
Huawei Device Co., Ltd.

Method for providing feedback and an electronic device thereof

The embodiments herein provide a method for operating an electronic device. The method includes detecting a gesture performed in the electronic device.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Virtual reality system with control command gestures

A virtual reality system that uses gestures to obtain commands from a user. Embodiments may use sensors mounted on a virtual reality headset to detect head movements, and may recognize selected head motions as gestures associated with commands.
Ariadne's Thread (usa), Inc. (dba Immerex)

Method of hand-gesture input

The present disclosure provides a method for efficiently providing character-based languages (e.g., chinese, japanese, and/or korean) into portable electronic devices (e.g., smartphones, smartwatches, smartglasses, etc.). An example method generally includes receiving a sequence of hand-gesture inputs from an input device, detecting a pattern corresponding to each hand-gesture input in the sequence, determining a sequence of numeric values that correspond to the sequence of hand-gesture inputs based on the detected patterns, and, as each input in the sequence of hand-gesture inputs is received, determining a list of one or more characters to display based, at least in part, on the sequence of numeric values and an index of characters..
International Business Machines Corporation

Method and automatically operating a gesture control system for a projection system

Apparatus performs a method for automatically operating a gesture control system for a projection system. The method includes determining a location of an object relative to the gesture control system for the projection system.
Motorola Mobility Llc

Touchless user interface navigation using gestures

An example method includes displaying, by a display (104) of a wearable device (100), a content card (114b); receiving, by the wearable device, motion data generated by a motion sensor (102) of the wearable device that represents motion of a forearm of a user of the wearable device; responsive to determining, based on the motion data, that the user has performed a movement that includes a supination of the forearm followed by a pronation of the forearm at an acceleration that is less than an acceleration of the supination, displaying, by the display, a next content card (114c); and responsive to determining, based on the motion data, that the user has performed a movement that includes a supination of the forearm followed by a pronation of the forearm at an acceleration that is greater than an acceleration of the supination, displaying, by the display, a previous content card (114a).. .
Google Inc.

Hand-gesture input

The present disclosure provides an apparatus for efficiently providing character-based languages (e.g., chinese, japanese, and/or korean) into portable electronic devices (e.g., smartphones, smartwatches, smartglasses, etc.). An example apparatus includes an input device configured to receiving a sequence of hand-qesture inputs and a a processor that performs operations for generating input for an electronic device corresponding to characters.
International Business Machines Corporation



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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