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Gesture-based content sharing

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Gesture-based content sharing

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09/04/14
20140250522
 Systems and methods using drawings which incorporate biometric data as security information patent thumbnailSystems and methods using drawings which incorporate biometric data as security information
Systems and methods using drawings as security information are disclosed. According to an aspect, a computing device may include a touchscreen display configured to receive information for drawing a security picture.
09/04/14
20140250475
 Gesture-based content sharing patent thumbnailGesture-based content sharing
A user selects a content item that he wishes to send. He then performs a gesture to specify a direction toward which the content item is to be sent.
09/04/14
20140250398
 Enhanced canvas environments patent thumbnailEnhanced canvas environments
Systems, methods, and software are disclosed herein for facilitating enhanced canvas presentation environments. In an implementation, a user interacts with a touch-enabled display system capable of displaying items on a canvas.
09/04/14
20140250388
 Gesture-based content sharing patent thumbnailGesture-based content sharing
A user selects a content item that he wishes to send. He then performs a gesture to specify a direction toward which the content item is to be sent.
09/04/14
20140250193
 Gesture-based content sharing patent thumbnailGesture-based content sharing
A user selects a content item that he wishes to send. He then performs a gesture to specify a direction toward which the content item is to be sent.
09/04/14
20140249689
 System and method for controlling thermographic measuring process patent thumbnailSystem and method for controlling thermographic measuring process
A test specimen, on which control functions and/or thermographic measuring results are projected, undergoes a thermographic measuring process using at least one depth sensor. Actuation of the thermographic measuring procedure takes place subject to the sensor-captured body gestures.
09/04/14
20140247322
 In-call command control patent thumbnailIn-call command control
Systems and methods are described that provide both a network-based, e.g., cloud-based, and apparatus based in-call command control for dynamically performing user commands such as voice commands or gesture commands. The result allows for hands free operation of a calling system including one where the user is located separate from a base station.
09/04/14
20140247282
 Apparatus and associated methods patent thumbnailApparatus and associated methods
Based on a received free-space user gesture associated with a real-world geographic location where the gesture was performed, provide for the making of an annotation to a map, the annotation being based on said user gesture and positioned at an annotation point in the map derived from said real-world geographic location. .
09/04/14
20140247217
 Computer and mouse cursor control method patent thumbnailComputer and mouse cursor control method
A mouse cursor control method, applied in a computer, includes receiving a first pressing gesture and a second pressing gesture, when the first pressing gesture maintains and recognizes the first pressing gesture and the second pressing gesture as a function of a left mouse button or a right mouse button according to a position relationship between the first pressing gesture and the second pressing gesture.. .
09/04/14
20140247212
 Gesture recognition techniques patent thumbnailGesture recognition techniques
In one or more implementations, a static geometry model is generated, from one or more images of a physical environment captured using a camera, using one or more static objects to model corresponding one or more objects in the physical environment. Interaction of a dynamic object with at least one of the static objects is identified by analyzing at least one image and a gesture is recognized from the identified interaction of the dynamic object with the at least one of the static objects to initiate an operation of the computing device..
09/04/14
20140247196
Methods and systems for displaying content on multiple network devices with a simple command
A method for displaying content displayed on one or more first devices on a second device is provided. The method includes receiving a request to display content currently displayed on a first device on a second device, the request including a gesture made on a screen of the first device, and pairing the first device to the second device.
09/04/14
20140246592
Optical sensor system
An optical sensor system is disclosed. The optical sensor system comprises a panel and a sensing unit.
08/28/14
20140245347
Control layer indexed playback
A method and system for controlling a playback experience for one or more videos is disclosed. Actions are specified in control documents for the one or more videos.
08/28/14
20140245236
Data processing apparatus which detects gesture operation
An object of the present invention is to appropriately judge a gesture operation when the gesture operation is detected and data processing is performed in accordance with the gesture operation. A gesture operation is detected, and gesture operation types are narrowed down based on the detection result.
08/28/14
20140245234
Method for controlling display of multiple objects depending on input related to operation of mobile terminal, and mobile terminal therefor
A method of controlling a display of a plurality of objects according to an input related to operation of a mobile terminal is provided. The method includes changing, if an input related to operation of the mobile terminal is received when a layout including a plurality of areas in which a plurality of objects are respectively displayed is displayed, one or more of the plurality of areas corresponding to the input related to the operation of the mobile terminal, and displaying a layout including the changed areas.
08/28/14
20140245232
Vertical floor expansion on an interactive digital map
A digital map of a geographic area is displayed via a user interface, and a 3d representation of a multi-story building located in the geographic area is displayed on the digital map. The 3d representation includes multiple stacked floor maps corresponding to the floors of the multi-story building.
08/28/14
20140245220
Portable electronic device and method of controlling same
A method of controlling a portable electronic device that has a touch-sensitive display includes displaying information on the touch-sensitive display, detecting a gesture on the touch-sensitive display, scrolling through the information in a first scrolling mode when the gesture is associated with a first area of the touch-sensitive display, and scrolling through the information in a second scrolling mode when the gesture is associated with a second area of the touch-sensitive display.. .
08/28/14
20140245212
Method and apparatus for improved text entry
A method and apparatus which improves qwer-sive text input into an information handling system by gestures on or above a keyboard layout. It is known that languages have a characteristic frequency at which characters will appear.
08/28/14
20140245200
Display control with gesture-selectable control paradigms
Systems and methods for dynamically displaying content in accordance with a user's manipulation of an object involve interpreting and/or displaying gestures in accordance with a control paradigm specific to the object. For example, a detected object may be compared with records in an object database, where each record in the database includes a reference object and specifies a gesture-based control paradigm specific to the reference object.
08/28/14
20140245181
Methods and systems for interacting with an information display panel
Aspects of the present invention are related to methods and systems for interacting with an information display panel. An interactive display system may comprise an information display panel (idp), a server system and a touch-enabled mobile device.
08/28/14
20140245164
Content 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.
08/28/14
20140245148
Video tiling
In one embodiment, a tiled video display is shown on a screen of a display device. The tiled video display includes a plurality of video tiles that each show video content of a different video stream.
08/28/14
20140244408
Systems and methods for providing a gesture-based electronic ticket wheel
The disclosed technology provides an electronic implementation of the functionality of a manual ticket wheel that is capable of receiving orders from a variety of sources in various formats, including point-of-sale systems, cash registers, smart phones, printers, interne requests (e.g., http requests), email, and sms messages. Users may interact with the electronic ticket wheel of the disclosed technology in the same way that they would a physical ticket wheel (e.g., rotating the wheel, pulling tickets off the wheel, etc.).
08/28/14
20140244072
System and method for incorporating gesture and voice recognition into a single system
A system and method for combining two separate types of human machine interfaces, e.g., a voice signal and a gesture signal, performing voice recognition to a voice signal and gesture recognition to the gesture signal. Based on a confidence determination using the voice recognition result and the gesture recognition result the system can, for example, immediately perform the command/request, request confirmation of the command/request or determine that the command/request was not identified..
08/28/14
20140240539
Gesture mapping for image filter input parameters
This disclosure pertains to systems, methods, and computer readable medium for mapping particular user interactions, e.g., gestures, to the input parameters of various image processing routines, e.g., image filters, in a way that provides a seamless, dynamic, and intuitive experience for both the user and the software developer. Such techniques may handle the processing of both “relative” gestures, i.e., those gestures having values dependent on how much an input to the device has changed relative to a previous value of the input, and “absolute” gestures, i.e., those gestures having values dependent only on the instant value of the input to the device.
08/28/14
20140240466
Adjusting motion capture based on the distance between tracked objects
The technology disclosed relates to adjusting the monitored field of view of a camera and/or a view of a virtual scene from a point of view of a virtual camera based on the distance between tracked objects. For example, if the user's hand is being tracked for gestures, the closer the hand gets to another object, the tighter the frame can become—i.e., the more the camera can zoom in so that the hand and the other object occupy most of the frame.
08/28/14
20140240244
Electronic device, controlling method thereof, and non-transitory storage medium
An electronic device, a controlling method thereof, and a non-transitory storage medium are provided. The method includes displaying a first user interface of a first mode in a first area of a touch screen of the electronic device and one or more snapshots of a second user interface of a second mode in a second area of the touch screen while the electronic device is in the first mode.
08/28/14
20140240242
System and method for interacting with a touch screen interface utilizing a hover gesture controller
A system and method are provided for employing a hover gesture controller to reduce inadvertent interactions with a touch screen. The hover gesture controller recognizes the user's interaction intentionality before physical contact is made with the touch screen.
08/28/14
20140240240
Method for selecting waveforms on electronic test equipment
A method for operating a data processing system having a touch enabled display screen that displays a plurality of waveforms to alter the display of one of the waveforms without altering the display of the remaining waveforms is disclosed. The method includes determining a selected waveform in response to a user touching the display screen in a first location thereby defining a touch area that determines the selected waveform.
08/28/14
20140240231
Processing tracking and recognition data in gestural recognition systems
Systems and methods are described for detecting an event of a source device, and generating at least one data sequence comprising device event data specifying the event and state information of the event. The device event data and state information are type-specific data having a type corresponding to an application of the source device.
08/28/14
20140240223
Method and apparatus for analyzing capacitive emg and imu sensor signals for gesture control
There is disclosed a muscle interface device for use with controllable connected devices. In an embodiment, the muscle interface device comprises a sensor worn on the forearm of a user, and the sensor is adapted to recognize a plurality of gestures made by a user to interact with a controllable connected device.
08/28/14
20140240221
Electronic apparatus and method
An electronic apparatus and a method are disclosed. The electronic apparatus can be worn on a wrist of a user and can have established a data connection to a remote apparatus.
08/28/14
20140240219
Display apparatus
A display apparatus and/or the method using the same which provide user interaction are provided. The display apparatus includes: a display body including an image display surface; and a photographing unit including a camera module to photograph a user to sense a user's gesture, and placed in a first position in which the photographing unit is accommodated in the display body when the photographing unit does not photograph, and placed in a second position in which the photographing unit protrudes out of the display body when the photographing unit photographs..
08/28/14
20140240213
Multi-resolution gesture recognition
Systems and methods for detecting and analyzing bodies visible to an input source are disclosed herein. Analysis of detected bodies can be used in gesture recognition.
08/28/14
20140240103
Methods and devices for combining muscle activity sensor signals and inertial sensor signals for gesture-based control
There is disclosed a wearable electronic device for use with controllable connected devices. The wearable electronic device includes a band worn on, for example, the forearm of a user, and the band carries at least one muscle activity sensor, at least one inertial sensor, and a processor communicatively coupled to the sensors.
08/28/14
20140240102
System and method for tracking a passive wand and actuating an effect based on a detected wand path
A system in accordance with present embodiments includes a source of electromagnetic radiation that operates to emit electromagnetic radiation into an active playing area. The system also includes a sensing device that operates to receive the electromagnetic radiation after being reflected from a retro-reflective material of an article positioned in the active playing area and operable to generate data based on receiving reflected electromagnetic radiation from a series of article positions.
08/28/14
20140239844
Intelligent lighting apparatus
The present invention teaches self-contained lighting units which may be ac or dc powered, for example led bulbs, and wherein the operation of said lighting units may be configured by a user through touch events or gestures, or through the use of switches or buttons. For example, operational parameters such as colour of light emitted, colour temperature, light level and an auto-off period, amongst others, may be adjusted, and stored in nvm.
08/21/14
20140237432
Gesture-based user-interface with user-feedback
A system has a contactless user-interface through which a user controls a functionality of the system. The contactless user-interface has a detector sub-system and a user-feedback sub-system.
08/21/14
20140237422
Interpretation of pressure based gesture
The disclosure relates to a method whereby a user is provided with a gesture for e.g. Editing work on a touch sensing device.
08/21/14
20140237415
Handling overloaded gestures
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving a touch input within a particular region of a display area of the computing device. The display area presents a user interface (ui) including a number of views and an outside view.
08/21/14
20140237408
Interpretation of pressure based gesture
The invention relates to a method, a gesture interpretation unit and a touch sensing device, wherein the first and second positions are in a relation to a graphical interactive object corresponding to a grabbing input; and while continuous contact of the first and second objects with the touch surface is maintained: determining from the touch input data if movement of at least one of the first and second touch inputs has occurred, and if movement has occurred, moving the graphical interactive object in accordance with the determined movement; determining from the touch input data if an increased pressure compared to a threshold of at least one of the first and second touch inputs has occurred, and if an increased pressure has occurred, processing the graphical interactive object in response to the determined increased pressure.. .
08/21/14
20140237401
Interpretation of a gesture on a touch sensing device
The disclosure relates to receiving touch input data indicating touch inputs on a touch surface of a touch sensing device, and from the touch input data: determining a touch input from a user object on the touch surface, wherein the touch input has a first area a1 and a geometric centre at a first position; and while continuous contact of the user object with the touch surface is maintained: determining a change of the geometric centre to a second position; determining a second area a2 of the touch input when the geometric centre is in the second position; comparing the second area a2 with the first area a1, and if the second area a2 is larger than the first area a1: determining that a special gesture has been detected; associating the special gesture with the gui object; and manipulating the gui object according to a predetermined action.. .
08/21/14
20140237382
User interfaces and associated processes in email communication
Methods and systems are disclosed for user interfaces and associated processes in email communication. In some embodiments, information such as address-context information of an email message is rendered to aid the user in various user interface scenarios.
08/21/14
20140237359
Query generation from displayed text documents using virtual magnets
A system and method are provided for dynamically generating a query using touch gestures. A virtual magnet is movable on a display device of a tactile user interface in response to touch.
08/21/14
20140237356
Text input method and device
The present invention relates to a computer-implemented method for inputting text into an electronic device (10). The method includes selecting a first set of candidate words stored in a database.
08/21/14
20140235350
Action trigger gesturing
Gestures of a computer user are observed with a depth camera. A throwing gesture of the computer user is identified and an aiming vector is calculated from a path of a hand during the throwing gesture.
08/21/14
20140235344
Gaming system, method and device for generating images having a parallax effect using face tracking
Devices and methods are set forth which provide for face or body tracking to provide gesture input and also to generate content displayed based upon the motion parallax of the player to create a 3d effect. Issuance of a command may cause the display to go from the 2d display of content to content presented according to motion parallax.
08/21/14
20140235342
Gaming system, method and device for generating images having a parallax effect using face tracking
Gaming devices and methods are set forth which provide for face or body tracking to provide gesture input and also to generate content displayed based upon several degrees of the motion parallax effect.. .
08/21/14
20140235253
Call routing among personal devices based on visual clues
Systems and methods may provide for identifying a plurality of devices and routing a call between a first device in the plurality of devices and a second device in the plurality of devices. The routing of the call may be in response to a visual condition with respect to a user of the first device.
08/21/14
20140233059
Data processing apparatus, content displaying method, and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium encoded with content displaying program
A data processing apparatus includes a position detecting portion capable of detecting a position designated by a user, and a control portion which includes a content displaying portion to display a display area of content and a gesture event determining portion to determine a gesture event. The content displaying portion includes a display image generating portion, and a display control portion to display the display image.
08/21/14
20140232865
Display apparatus
A display apparatus that provides user interactions is provided, which includes a display main body configured to have an image display surface; and a photographing unit configured to include a camera module that photographs a user to sense a user's gesture, the photographing unit being arranged at a first position where the photographing unit is accommodated in the display main body during non-photographing and being arranged at a second position where the photographing unit projects out of the display main body during photographing, where the camera module is arranged closer to the image display surface if the photographing unit is at the second position rather than at the first position.. .
08/21/14
20140232814
System and method for managing a presentation
The system and method capture an image of a presenter of a presentation. The image of the presenter may be a still image or a video stream.
08/21/14
20140232694
Sensing strip for providing touch and gesture controls
An infrared sensing strip includes a substantially linear substrate board, a receiver diode, and a plurality of light emitting diodes (leds) linearly aligned along the linear substrate board. Each of the leds is operative to transmit in a different direction.
08/21/14
20140232671
Device, method, and graphical user interface for managing concurrently open software applications
An electronic device detects a gesture on a touch-sensitive display. In response to detecting the gesture on the touch-sensitive display, when the gesture is a first swipe gesture in a first direction, the device displays a plurality of open application icons that corresponds to at least some of a plurality of concurrently open applications.
08/21/14
20140232669
Interpretation of pressure based gesture
A method, gesture interpretation unit and touch sensing device receiving touch input data indicating touch inputs on a touch surface of the touch sensing device, wherein the touch input data comprises positioning data and pressure data for each touch input, and determining from the touch input data: first, second and third touch input from a first, a second and a third object on the touch surface, and wherein the first, second and third objects are present on the touch surface during overlapping time periods; and while continuous contact of the first, second and third objects with the touch surface is maintained: calculating a geometric centre of mass, and a pressure centre of mass, for the first, second and third touch inputs; comparing the gcm with the determining a movement vector based on the result of the comparison; and moving the graphical interactive object in relation to the movement vector.. .
08/21/14
20140232659
Methods, apparatuses, and computer program products for executing functions based on hover gestures or touch gestures
Methods, apparatuses, and computer program products are herein provided for executing functions based on whether a hover gesture or a touch gesture is performed. A method may include receiving user input directed to a screen of a device and determining whether the user input is a hover gesture or a touch gesture.
08/21/14
20140232648
Display apparatus and contents display method
Disclosed are a display apparatus and a contents display method. The display apparatus includes: a mobile device tracing information processing unit for receiving position information or orientation information of a mobile device and generating tracing information of the mobile device based on the received position information or orientation information of the mobile device; a gesture processing unit for receiving input information of the mobile device and generating gesture information to change an output format of contents by using the received input information; a rendering unit for generating a predetermined contents image based on the tracing information of the mobile device and the gesture information; and a display unit for displaying the generated contents image..
08/21/14
20140232644
Gesture control
Gesture control uses electromagnetic power signatures. A signal is received and a power of the signal is determined.
08/21/14
20140232642
Method of temporal segmentation of an instrumented gesture, associated device and terminal
Temporally segmenting an instrumented gesture executed by a user with a terminal having an inertial navigation module, which measures a vector of inertial characteristics representative of movement of the terminal. Segmenting includes, at each current instant: calculating an instantaneous power value of the vector; estimating a gesture indicator based on variation between the instantaneous power value and a mean power value estimated over a preceding time window; determining a start of gesture at a first instant, when the estimated gesture indicator is greater than or equal to a first threshold during a time interval greater than or equal to a first interval; and determining an end of gesture at a second instant when, at the current instant, the estimated gesture indicator is less than or equal to a second threshold during a time interval greater than or equal to a second time interval..
08/21/14
20140232637
Head mounted display apparatus and contents display method
Disclosed are a head-mounted display apparatus and a contents display method. The head-mounted display apparatus includes: a mobile device tracing information processing unit for receiving position information or orientation information of a mobile device and generating tracing information of the mobile device based on the received position information or orientation information of the mobile device; a gesture processing unit for receiving input information of the mobile device and generating gesture information to change an output format of contents by using the received input information; a rendering unit for generating a predetermined virtually augmented contents image based on the tracing information of the mobile device and the gesture information; and a display unit for displaying the generated virtually augmented contents image..
08/21/14
20140232635
Mobile devices for transmitting and receiving data using gesture
A mobile device configured for data transmission to a corresponding mobile device is provided. The mobile device may include a gesture input unit configured to receive a gesture, a gesture determination unit configured to determine whether the gesture corresponds to a preset gesture associated with a command to perform data transmission to the corresponding mobile device, and a data communication unit configured to transmit a data transmission request to the corresponding mobile device based on a result of the determination, configured to receive, from the corresponding mobile device, an acceptance signal indicating an input of an acceptance gesture at the corresponding mobile device, and configured to transmit data to the corresponding mobile device in response to receiving the acceptance signal..
08/21/14
20140232634
Touch-based gestures modified by gyroscope and accelerometer
A mobile device including a touchscreen display presents an image of a three-dimensional object. The display can concurrently present a user interface element that can be in the form of a virtual button.


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