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Table top gestures for mimicking mouse control


Date/App# patent app List of recent Gesture-related patents
07/23/15
20150208031 
 Method and  enabling visual mute of a participant during video conferencing patent thumbnailnew patent Method and enabling visual mute of a participant during video conferencing
A method for adapting video data (video room1) recorded by a camera on a location (room1) during a video conference such as to hide the presence of a participant at said location of said video conference, comprises a step of registering a predefined gesture possibly to be performed by any participant of said video conference at said location (room1), a step of detecting said gesture, and upon detection thereof, identifying the at least one participant having performed said gesture at said location (room1), adapting said video data such as to eliminate data relating to said at least one participant having performed said gesture from said video data, thereby generating adapted video data (videoa room1), for being transmitted to other participants of said video conference on other locations (room2, . .
Alcatel Lucent


07/23/15
20150208018 
 Sensor means for television receiver patent thumbnailnew patent Sensor means for television receiver
An electric and electronic sensor for selecting high resolution multi-medial operative programs and functions, connected to an interface device (2) for an appliance for processing a plurality of high resolution multi-medial operative programs and functions, integrated with a television receiver screen (7), for setting, performing such multi-medial operative programs and functions for personal computers and television receivers, and displaying them on the video screen (7). The sensor includes a set of sensors (12-18) connected to a microprocessor (1) of the interface device (2) and adapted to select the operative programs and function by the spaced away movements and gestures of the user, without the user directly manipulating the various sensor circuits and/or utilizing remote control apparatus, and also by not pressing, touching or skimming any device interacting with these sensor circuits..

07/23/15
20150206329 
 Method and system of augmented-reality simulations patent thumbnailnew patent Method and system of augmented-reality simulations
In one exemplary embodiment, a method includes the step of obtaining a digital image of an object with a digital camera. The object is identified.

07/23/15
20150206313 
 Techniques for efficient stereo block matching for gesture recognition patent thumbnailnew patent Techniques for efficient stereo block matching for gesture recognition
Techniques to provide efficient stereo block matching may include receiving an object from a scene. Pixels in the scene may be identified based on the object.

07/23/15
20150206011 
 Wearable emotion detection and feedback system patent thumbnailnew patent Wearable emotion detection and feedback system
A see-through, head mounted display and sensing devices cooperating with the display detect audible and visual behaviors of a subject in a field of view of the device. A processing device communicating with display and the sensors monitors audible and visual behaviors of the subject by receiving data from the sensors.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


07/23/15
20150206000 
 Background analysis of mental state expressions patent thumbnailnew patent Background analysis of mental state expressions
Expression analysis is performed via a background process and provided to foreground applications that register for emotion services. The foreground services are provided notification when a particular, previously determined emotional state is detected.
Affectiva, Inc.


07/23/15
20150205946 
 System and  motion gesture access to an application and limited resources of an information handling system patent thumbnailnew patent System and motion gesture access to an application and limited resources of an information handling system
An information handling system includes a processor that determines a first orientation from orientation sensors and a sensor hub for detecting a motion gesture. The processor is further activated from a sleep state by the motion gesture and the information handling system includes a limited, ad-hoc access system that permits ad-hoc access to limited user pre-set or context-based system resources in response to the sudden motion gesture..
Dell Products, Lp


07/23/15
20150205873 
 Semantic zoom for related content patent thumbnailnew patent Semantic zoom for related content
Among other things, one or more techniques and/or systems are provided for displaying a related content view within a search interface. That is, a search interface, such as a search application, may provide search results that are relevant to a query submitted through the search interface.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


07/23/15
20150205844 
 Consuming data on a touchscreen device patent thumbnailnew patent Consuming data on a touchscreen device
System and computer program product to consume data on a mobile device. Data records are outputted according to a columnar or row orientation in a first panel of an application.
International Business Machines Corporation


07/23/15
20150205521 
 Method and  controlling terminal device by using non-touch gesture patent thumbnailnew patent Method and controlling terminal device by using non-touch gesture
A method and an apparatus for controlling a terminal device by using a non-touch gesture are disclosed. The terminal device includes one or more point light sensors.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


07/23/15
20150205494 
new patent

Gaze swipe selection


Methods for enabling hands-free selection of virtual objects are described. In some embodiments, a gaze swipe gesture may be used to select a virtual object.

07/23/15
20150205479 
new patent

Noise elimination in a gesture recognition system


Generally this disclosure describes noise elimination in a gesture recognition system. A method may include configuring a preprocessor for a gesture recognition module based, at least in part, on a gesture type, the gesture recognition module related to a gesture; generating a first contact history vector in response to a first touch event, the first touch event based on a first contact with a touch screen; providing the first touch event to the gesture recognition module; and determining whether to provide a second touch event to the gesture recognition module based at least in part on the gesture type..
Intel Corporation


07/23/15
20150205477 
new patent

Consuming data on a touchscreen device


System and computer program product to consume data on a mobile device. Data records are outputted according to a columnar or row orientation in a first panel of an application.
International Business Machines Corporation


07/23/15
20150205453 
new patent

Locking interactive assets on large gesture-sensitive screen displays


One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a method for displaying content on a gesture-sensitive display surface. The method includes causing an interactive window asset to be displayed on the gesture-sensitive surface with at least one of an adjustable display height, an adjustable display width, and an adjustable display location on the gesture-sensitive display surface, wherein the interactive window asset includes at least one display output generated by a software application and is configured to receive one or more software application inputs via the gesture-sensitive display surface, receiving a mode change input via the gesture-sensitive display surface, and, in response to receiving the mode change input, causing the interactive window asset to be displayed on the gesture-sensitive display surface with a fixed display height, a fixed display width, and a fixed display location..
Prysm,inc


07/23/15
20150205398 
new patent

Graphical drawing object management methods and apparatus


A system, method, and apparatus for managing the drawing of graphical objects are disclosed. An example apparatus includes a touchscreen interface configured to receive at least one gesture from a user on a touchscreen of a client device.
Skribb.it Inc.


07/23/15
20150205395 
new patent

Electronic device


An electronic device includes a base member and a display member rotatably coupled to the base member. A keyboard and a touchpad are located on a working surface of the base member.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.


07/23/15
20150205386 
new patent

Pen gestures for navigation


An aspect provides a method, including: receiving, via a writing input surface of an information handling device, content input from a pen; inputting, using a processor, the content input from the pen; detecting, using a processor, an event triggering entry into a pen navigation mode; entering, using a processor, the pen navigation mode; receiving, via the pen, pen navigation inputs; and controlling, using a processor, navigation based on the pen navigation inputs. Other aspects are described and claimed..
Lenovo (singapore) Pte. Ltd.


07/23/15
20150205364 
new patent

System and gesture based control system


The system provides a gestural interface to various visually presented elements, presented on a display screen or screens. A gestural vocabulary includes ‘instantaneous’ commands, in which forming one or both hands into the appropriate ‘pose’ results in an immediate, one-time action; and ‘spatial’ commands, in which the operator either refers directly to elements on the screen by way of literal ‘pointing’ gestures or performs navigational maneuvers by way of relative or “offset” gestures.

07/23/15
20150205363 
new patent

System for controlling a plurality of cameras in a device


A method of operating a device having at least two camera lenses includes inputting a first image via a first camera lens, and detecting a control gesture from image processing of the first image. The method further includes controlling an operation associated with processing an image input from a second camera lens in response to the detected gesture from the first image..
Google Technology Holdings Llc


07/23/15
20150205361 
new patent

Time adjusting wristwatch


The present invention provides a time adjusting method and system for a time piece (such as a wristwatch), which utilizes a motion sensor disposed on the wristwatch to detect a hand gesture made by a user in the front of the wristwatch. In such a manner, adjusting the position of an indicator on the wristwatch is realized, and thereby carrying out the time adjustment..
Princo Middle East Fze


07/23/15
20150205360 
new patent

Table top gestures for mimicking mouse control


An aspect provides a method, including: capturing, using an image sensor of an information handling device, a user gesture input; determining, using a processor, that the user gesture input comprises an activating gesture input; capturing, using the image sensor of the information handling device, controlling gesture input of the user; detecting, within the captured controlling gesturing input, gestures provided on a surface and mimicking use of a mouse; and controlling an application running on the information handling device based on the controlling gesture input of the user. Other aspects are described and claimed..
Lenovo (singapore) Pte. Ltd.


07/23/15
20150205359 
new patent

Interactive user gesture inputs


An aspect provides a method, including: capturing, using a gesture input component of an information handling device, a user gesture input; processing, using a processor, the captured user gesture input to extract one or more features; comparing, using a processor, the one or more extracted features of the user gesture input to a predetermined gesture input; determining, using a processor, that a confidence level calculated based on the comparing exceeds a lower similarity threshold but does not exceed a higher similarity threshold; and performing an action selected from the group consisting of communicating with the user, and adjusting the gesture input component. Other aspects are described and claimed..
Lenovo (singapore) Pte. Ltd.


07/23/15
20150202533 
new patent

Mapping touchscreen gestures to ergonomic controls across application scenes


A technique of implementing on-screen gestures associated with a software application comprises receiving a first control input that relates to a first scene associated with the software application, translating the first control input into a first set of instructions based on a first mapping, and providing the first set of instructions to an operating system that includes the first set of instructions in the software application, receiving a second control input that relates to a second scene associated with the software application, translating the second control input into a second set of instructions based on a second mapping, and providing the second set of instructions to the operating system, wherein the operating system is configured to include the second set of instructions in the software application.. .
Nvidia Corporation


07/23/15
20150202492 
new patent

Personal digital trainer for physiotheraputic and rehabilitative video games


A kinetic rehabilitation system comprising: a kinetic sensor comprising a motion-sensing camera; and a computing device comprising: (a) a non-transient memory comprising a stored set of values of rehabilitative gestures each defined by a time series of spatial relations between a plurality of theoretical body joints, and wherein each time series comprises: initial spatial relations, mid-gesture spatial relations and final spatial relations, and (b) a hardware processor configured to: (i) continuously receive a recorded time series of frames from said motion-sensing camera, wherein each frame comprises a three-dimensional position of each of a plurality of body joints of a patient, (ii) compare, in real time, at least a portion of the recorded time series of frames with the time series of spatial relations, to detect a rehabilitative gesture performed by said patient, (iii) detect a discrepancy between the rehabilitative gesture performed by said patient and a corresponding one of said stored set of values of rehabilitative gestures, and provide an indication to said patient.. .
Biogaming Ltd.


07/16/15
20150201124 

Camera remotely controlling compositions of self-portrait pictures using hand gestures


A camera system for taking a self-portrait picture includes a buffer memory and an image processor unit. The buffer memory stores a first image and a second image.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


07/16/15
20150200921 

Method and securing mobile applications


In some embodiments, a method includes obtaining an object code of an application executed on a mobile device. The application is created by an author different from an operator of a data source.
Appsense Limited


07/16/15
20150199814 

Device for determining disappearing direction and method thereof, video camera calibration and method thereof


A disappearing direction determination device and method, a video camera calibration apparatus and method, a video camera and a computer program product are provided. The device comprises: a moving target detecting unit for detecting in the video image a moving target area where a moving object locates; a feature point extracting unit for extracting at least one feature point on the moving object in the detected moving target area; a moving trajectory obtaining unit for tracking a movement of the feature point in a predetermined number of video image frames to obtain a movement trajectory of the feature point; and a disappearing direction determining unit for determining, according to the movement trajectories of one or more moving objects in the video image, a disappearing direction pointed by a major moving direction of the moving objects.
Sony Corporation


07/16/15
20150199564 

Image gestures for edge input


An aspect provides a method, including: capturing, using an image sensor, an image of a user; detecting, using a processor, a user gesture forming an edge within the image; capturing, using the image sensor, at least one additional image of the user; detecting, using the processor, a user gesture relating to the edge of the image; and committing, using the processor, a predetermined action according to the user gesture relating to the edge of the image. Other aspects are described and claimed..
Lenovo (singapore) Pte. Ltd.


07/16/15
20150199320 

Creating, displaying and interacting with comments on computing devices


Various implementations are disclosed that relate to adding or outputting comments associated with a document based on detection of motion-based gestures. According to one example implementation, associations are maintained in a memory between a plurality of different motion-based gestures that are performed on a computing device and respective different commands to add different types of comments to a document.
Google Inc.


07/16/15
20150199259 

Exception and debugging behaviors for javascript debugging using just my code


Just my code debugging allows developers to work on problems within their own code without noise from libraries, plugins and other unrelated code. Typical debugger behaviors may be modified based upon the identification or characterization of javascript code as “my code,” “library code,” or “unrelated code.” the debugger behaviors that may be modified depending upon the code's characterization include, for example, first-chance exception handling, unhandled exception handling, the behavior of the debugger at explicit user breakpoints, the behavior when a user directs the debugger to break upon the next statement, and the behavior of the debugger when the user executes a stepping gesture.
Microsoft Corporation


07/16/15
20150199113 

Electronic content visual comparison apparatus and method


Methods and apparatus are presented for visual comparison of different portions of one or more source documents to emulate a paper folding gesture experience in a user device, in which the user uses a mouse or finger in a touchscreen device to circle two or more portions of interest in the same or separate source documents, and provides a different user input such as a pinch motion or zoom in feature to display the selected regions proximate one another for visual comparison.. .
Xerox Corporation


07/16/15
20150199045 

System and proximity-based position, movement and gesture detection using capacitive sensor arrays


Systems and methods for proximity-based position, movement and gesture detection are provided that utilize capacitive sensor arrays. In one embodiment, the system utilizes textile-based capacitive sensor arrays that can be integrated into other textiles, such as clothing, bed linens, etc., or that can be integrated into the environment (e.g., furniture, wheelchairs, car seats, etc.).

07/16/15
20150199024 

Systems and methods for user generated content authoring


Systems and methods for user generated content authoring are disclosed. One illustrative method disclosure herein includes: receiving a video signal; displaying a user interface associated with haptic authoring; detecting a gesture associated with a haptic effect; determining a haptic effect based in part on the gesture; associating the haptic effect with a location in the video signal; and storing the video signal and the associated haptic effect..
Immersion Corporation


07/16/15
20150199023 

Touch-sensitive keypad control device


A touch-sensitive keypad control device for use with a controlled device is provided. The touch-sensitive keypad control device includes: a housing, a touch control device disposed in the housing, and a keypad device uncovered from the housing and disposed above the touch control device.
Touchplus Information Corp.


07/16/15
20150199022 

Gesture recognition for drilling down into metadata in augmented reality devices


A touchless interaction with a computer is desirable as augmented reality devices become more of a reality. A user gesture may be recognizable using a built-in camera.
Fisoc, Inc.


07/16/15
20150199020 

Gesture ui device, gesture ui method, and computer-readable recording medium


A gesture ui device includes: a cpu; a memory configured to store a program which is executed by the cpu; and a display device on which operation of screen is performed in accordance with a gesture input, wherein the program causes the cpu to: predict a direction of movement of a cursor on the screen on which a first object to be operated is displayed; calculate a non-movement region to which the cursor is expected not to move based on the direction of movement of the cursor; and place a second object to be operated on an inside of the non-movement region.. .
Fujitsu Limited


07/16/15
20150199019 

Gesture based image capturing system for vehicle


An image capturing system for a vehicle captures an image of a target area based on a predefined gesture performed by an occupant of the vehicle. A gesture capture device determines a gesture position of a gesture, which is the predefined gesture, with respect to a reference point.
Denso International America, Inc.


07/16/15
20150199017 

Coordinated speech and gesture input


A method to be enacted in a computer system operatively coupled to a vision system and to a listening system. The method applies natural user input to control the computer system.
Microsoft Corporation


07/09/15
20150194187 

Telestrator system


A telestrator system running on a computing platform enables a video clip rendering on the platform to be telestrated with graphic objects including lines, arrows, or shapes that are drawn by a user using gestures that are captured by a camera system. The user can provide voice commentary while drawing on the video clip which is captured by a microphone in an audio track.
Microsoft Corporation


07/09/15
20150194145 

Computing system with command-sense mechanism and operation thereof


A computing system includes: an input-output unit configured to identify a tone-detection result for representing a transmission tone received at a device; a control unit, coupled to the input-output unit, configured to: determine a wave-detection profile including a frequency shift based on the tone-detection result, calculate a command-movement direction based on the wave-detection profile for representing the command-movement direction relative to the device and a further device, and identify a gesture command based on the command-movement direction for operating the device relative to the further device including displaying on the device.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


07/09/15
20150194051 

Handheld electronic apparatus, remote control method, home appliance system and home appliance apparatus


A handheld electronic apparatus, a remote control method, a home appliance system and a home appliance apparatus are disclosed. The handheld electronic apparatus comprises a network module, an orientation sensor, a touch display and a processor.
Wistron Corporation


07/09/15
20150193844 

Alerting servers using vibrational signals


Customer-used objects, such as tabletops, dinnerware, and retail racks, are impregnated with an accelerometer, a processor, and a bluetooth chip. Taping or knocking such an entity by alerts a worker of a requested service.
Twin Harbor Labs, Llc


07/09/15
20150193740 

System and displaying a mail message with a meeting invitation


A method including receiving an email message, identifying the received email message as a meeting invitation, detecting a calendar gesture performed by a recipient of the email message, and responsive to the calendar gesture performed on the received email message, automatically displaying a daily agenda of the recipient of the email message inside the received the email message, said daily agenda comprising the date of the meeting invitation and the meeting invitation of the received email and displaying an interface for receiving the recipient's response concerning the meeting invention while displaying the daily agenda.. .
Goldmark Technologies Ltd.


07/09/15
20150193656 

Performing hand gesture recognition using 2d image data


Systems and methods may provide for determining a skin tone distribution for a plurality of pixels in a video signal and using the skin tone distribution to conduct one or more blob-based hand gesture determinations with respect to the video signal. In one example, the video signal includes two-dimensional (2d) image data, and the skin tone distribution has an execution time budget that is greater than an execution time budget of the blob-based hand gesture determinations..
Intel Corporation


07/09/15
20150193655 

Depth gradient based tracking


Systems and methods may provide for determining depth gradient information based on a depth map of a scene, and determining a threshold parameter. Additionally, a hand may be identified in the scene based on the depth gradient information and the threshold parameter.

07/09/15
20150193585 

System with breathing apparatus and touch screen


A system includes a breathing apparatus, a touch screen unit and a processing unit. A first content is displayed at a first screen location of the touch screen.
Maquet Critical Care Ab


07/09/15
20150193395 

Predictive link pre-loading


The present technology provides techniques for predicting links on a web page and preloading content associated with predicted links. A method in accordance with the techniques includes retrieving a user-desired web page.
Google Inc.


07/09/15
20150193232 

Systems and methods for processing sensor data with a state machine


A state machine may be implemented in hardware by representing each state with one operational code (opcode) such that each opcode may be read from memory in sequential order. The state machine includes a plurality of states linked by at least one transition triggered by data input.
Invensense, Incorporated


07/09/15
20150193197 

In-vehicle gesture interactive spatial audio system


One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a technique for modifying an audio parameter based on a gesture. The technique includes acquiring sensor data associated with a hand of a user and analyzing the sensor data to determine at least one hand position.
Harman International Industries, Inc.


07/09/15
20150193193 

Gesture-controlled tabletop speaker system


A tabletop speaker system includes an amplifier, proximity and acceleration detectors, and a processor. The processor is operatively coupled to receive signals from the proximity and accelerometer detectors, and in response to the proximity and acceleration signals, activate various functions local to the tabletop speaker system to operate and control various behaviors or features of the tabletop speaker system.
Avnera Corporation


07/09/15
20150193140 

Push-pull type gestures


Techniques for push-pull type gestures are described. In one or more embodiments, a push gesture away from a cursor object that is displayed by a display device is recognized.
Adobe Systems Incorporated


07/09/15
20150193124 

Visual feedback for level of gesture completion


Embodiments are disclosed that relate to providing feedback for a level of completion of a user gesture via a cursor displayed on a user interface. One disclosed embodiment provides a method comprising displaying a cursor having a visual property and moving a screen-space position of the cursor responsive to the user gesture.
Microsoft Corporation


07/09/15
20150193115 

Systems and methods for implementing retail processes based on machine-readable images and user gestures


Systems and methods for implementing retail processes based on machine-readable images and user gestures are disclosed. According to an aspect, a method includes capturing one or more images including a machine-readable image and a user hand gesture.
Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions Holdings Corporation


07/09/15
20150193111 

Providing intent-based feedback information on a gesture interface


Described is a technique for providing intent-based feedback on a display screen capable of receiving gesture inputs. The intent-based approach may be based on detecting uncertainty from the user, and in response, providing gesture information.
Google Inc.


07/09/15
20150193107 

Gesture library for natural user input


A method to decode natural user input from a human subject. The method includes detection of a gesture and concurrent grip state of the subject.
Microsoft Corporation


07/09/15
20150193099 

Tab scrubbing using navigation gestures


The subject matter of this specification can be implemented in, among other things, a method for tab switching. The method includes a step for receiving a multi-finger swipe gesture event for a computing device in a direction corresponding to a list of tabs of a user interface displayed on a screen of the computing device.
Google Inc.


07/09/15
20150193085 

Object tracking system and method


User interface apparatus for a computer system, comprises: a touch surface having an internal face and a touch face; cameras placed about said touch face and arranged to image the touch face including the surface itself and a volume extending outwardly from the surface on the touch face; and an illumination unit that illuminates the touch side. The illumination unit illuminates separately a) a relatively thin first volume close to the touch surface for touch control—the touch volume, and b) a relatively deep second volume extending away from the first volume for three-dimensional hand or body gesture control— the depth volume, the separate illuminating providing for separate imaging by the cameras of the touch and depth volumes..
Radion Engineering Co. Ltd.


07/09/15
20150193071 

Device and recognizing gesture using multi-touch information


The present invention discloses a device and a method for recognizing a gesture by use of multi-touch information. The method for recognizing a gesture by use of multi-touch information in accordance with an embodiment of the present invention includes: obtaining one or more first critical nodes, each having a greater node value than a first critical value, from points touched; configuring a task box including all of the one or more first critical nodes; obtaining one or more second critical nodes, each having a greater node value than a second critical value, from the one or more first critical nodes included in the task box; obtaining a peak node having a highest node value compared to surrounding nodes from the second critical nodes; and counting the number of the peak nodes..
Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.


07/09/15
20150193069 

Seamless content transfer


One embodiment provides a non-transitory computer-readable medium containing computer program code that, when executed by a processor, performs an operation. The operation includes detecting a gesture performed by a user and identifying a first device.
Harman International Industries, Incorporated


07/09/15
20150193068 

Method and sensing touch pressure of touch panel and touch sensing apparatus using the same


Disclosed herein is a method for sensing a touch pressure of a touch panel, including: sensing a bending time of a touch panel based on touch sensing signals; and determining a touch pressure based on the touch sensing signals at the bending time and a current touch sensing signal, thereby extracting information on the touch pressure without using a pressure sensor and applying the extracted pressure information to determine a gesture and to be used in various user applications.. .
Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.


07/09/15
20150193011 

Determining input associated with one-to-many key mappings


In some examples, a physical keyboard is used with a computing device. For instance, the physical keyboard can be integrated with a bottom bezel area of a tablet computing device.
Microsoft Corporation


07/09/15
20150193007 

Universal bus in the car


Methods and systems for a complete vehicle ecosystem are provided. Specifically, systems that when taken alone, or together, provide an individual or group of individuals with an intuitive and comfortable vehicular environment.
Flextronics Ap, Llc


07/09/15
20150193005 

User-directed personal information assistant


One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a technique for identifying a characteristic of an object. The technique includes determining that the object is a target of a directional gesture and detecting a trigger event that occurs while the object is the target of the directional gesture.
Harman International Industries, Inc.


07/09/15
20150193004 

Apparatus and controlling a plurality of terminals using action recognition


An apparatus and method for controlling a plurality of terminals using a gesture recognition. The method includes recognizing a gesture by using an action sensor; verifying an angle of a paired second terminal; deciding an input signal by combining the gesture and the angle; and controlling a first terminal in response to the decided input signal..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


07/09/15
20150192999 

Systems and methods for implementing retail processes based on machine-readable images and user gestures


Systems and methods for implementing retail processes based on machine-readable images and user gestures are disclosed. According to an aspect, a method includes capturing one or more images including a machine-readable image and a user gesture.
Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions Holdings Corporation


07/09/15
20150192991 

Systems and methods for implementing head tracking based graphical user interfaces (gui) that incorporate gesture reactive interface objects


Embodiments in accordance with this invention disclose systems and methods for implementing head tracking based graphical user interfaces that incorporate gesture reactive interface objects. The disclosed embodiments perform a method in which a gui includes interface objects is rendered and displayed.
Aquifi, Inc.


07/09/15
20150192426 

Input/output functions related to a portable device in an automotive environment


To facilitate various functionality related to interactions between a portable device and a vehicle head unit, systems and methods (i) efficiently provide audio navigation instructions to a vehicle head unit; (ii) enable data exchange between a portable device which is not in direct communication with a vehicle head unit and the vehicle head unit; and (iii) provide visual output in response to user gestures in an automotive environment.. .
Google Inc.


07/09/15
20150190208 

System and user interaction with medical equipment


According to various embodiments, a system may include a user interface configured to detect a first gesture that identifies a specific user. The system may also include a patient monitoring system coupled to user interface that is configured to monitor at least one physiological parameter of a patient.
Covidien Lp


07/02/15
20150188766 

Multi-terminal positioning method, and related device and system


The present invention discloses a multi-terminal positioning method, and a related device and system. The method includes: establishing, by a primary terminal after receiving a collaboration request activation signal triggered by a user, connections to secondary terminals in a wireless connection manner; calculating and displaying, by the primary terminal according to received device configuration parameters of the secondary terminals and the number of secondary terminals, at least one arrangement shape of all terminals and at least one demarcated gesture that matches each arrangement shape, and recording one arrangement shape selected by the user and one demarcated gesture that matches the arrangement shape; receiving, by the primary terminal, sensor trigger information sent by at least one secondary terminal; and calculating, by the primary terminal according to the recorded arrangement shape and demarcated gesture, and the sensor trigger information, an arrangement sequence of all terminals and relative positions between the terminals..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


07/02/15
20150187355 

Text editing with gesture control and natural speech


A speech processing engine of an hsc device transcribes user utterance input and displays resulting text on a microdisplay. The speech processing engine further provides to the user text editing functions and auto suggestions.
Kopin Corporation


07/02/15
20150187143 

Rendering a virtual representation of a hand


A system and method for rendering a virtual representation of a hand (virtual hand) is provided. The system includes a gesture input receiver to receive information of the hand from a gesture based input system; a virtual hand renderer to render the virtual hand based on the hand; and a display driver to communicate the virtual hand to a receiving device.

07/02/15
20150187112 

System and automatic generation of animation


A system and method for generating animation sequences from either input sound files, input text files or both. A particular embodiment takes an animation sequence of a particular character performing a gesture (such as waving hello) and a sound file, and produces a complete, high-quality, animation sequence with sound and correct lip synchronization.
Toonimo, Inc.


07/02/15
20150186944 

Motion and gesture-based mobile advertising activation


The presentation of advertisements to a user on a mobile communications device is disclosed. A first external input corresponding to a triggering of an advertisement delivery is received on a first input modality.
Ten Farms, Inc.


07/02/15
20150186717 

Gesture recognition apparatus and method


A gesture recognition apparatus and method are provided. The gesture recognition apparatus includes an imaging device that is configured to photograph a gesture recognition region and generate image information and a distance sensor that is configured to sense a particular object that approaches a gesture start position.
Hyundai Motor Company


07/02/15
20150186707 

Apparatus and recognizing user's gesture for carrying out operation of vehicle


An apparatus for recognizing a user's gesture for carrying out an operation of a vehicle may include: an image generator that generates an object image by photographing a user's hand; a feature point candidate detector that generates a hand image including a hand region by eliminating a background of the object image; a palm detector that detects a palm region by performing a morphology operation on the hand region; a finger detector that detects a finger region by eliminating the palm region from the hand region; a feature point detector that detects the finger valleys located within the palm region and the fingertips located within the finger region as feature points; and a gesture recognizer that recognizes a number of unfolded fingers based on the hand model, and recognizes the user's gesture by selecting a category that corresponds to the number of unfolded fingers among a plurality of categories.. .
Hyundai Motor Company


07/02/15
20150186525 

Method and gesture-based searching


A content searching technique that includes sensing at least three types of input gestures from a user, each of the at least three input gestures representative of a respective one of a search term, a class of assets to be searched and a location to be searched. The sensed at least three types of input gestures are translated into the search term, the class of assets to be searched and the location to be searched.
Thomson Licensing


07/02/15
20150186397 

Ui techniques for navigating a file manager of an electronic computing device


Techniques are disclosed for a swipe based file manager navigation mode in electronic computing devices, such as a touch screen device. Digital files may be organized in a hierarchical or treelike file manager capable of having multiple directory or folder levels.
Barnesandnoble.com Llc


07/02/15
20150186347 

Information processing device, information processing method, and computer program product


According to an embodiment, an information processing device includes an obtainer, a display controller, a detector, a plurality of correctors, and a selector. The obtainer obtains a keyword.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba


07/02/15
20150186346 

Digital flash card techniques


Techniques are disclosed for providing a digital flash card function in electronic devices. In an embodiment, a digital flash card includes a word or phrase along with the definition of the word or phrase pulled automatically from a glossary or dictionary.
Barnesandnoble.com Llc


07/02/15
20150186035 

Image processing for introducing blurring effects to an image


Image processing includes receiving a touchscreen input gesture from a user, the touchscreen input gesture indicating configuration information of a mask to be applied to an image; configuring the mask based at least in part on the configuration information, the mask including an unblurred region and a blurred region; generating a processed image that includes an unblurred portion corresponding to the unblurred region of the mask and a blurred portion corresponding to the blurred region of the mask, the generating the processed image including applying the mask to at least the image; and displaying the processed image.. .
Facebook, Inc.


07/02/15
20150186031 

Indicating a transition from gesture based inputs to touch surfaces


A system and method for indicating a transition from a gesture based input to a touch surface is provide herein. The system includes a detection monitor coupled to a detection device to detect the transition; and an alert transmitter to alert an output device based on the detection.

07/02/15
20150186029 

Multiscreen touch gesture to determine relative placement of touch screens


A method of determining a relative orientation of a plurality of devices is provided. The method includes detecting a continuous touch gesture on one or more of the plurality of devices, determining, based on at least one characteristic of the continuous touch gesture, the relative orientation of one or more of the plurality of devices, and displaying, based on the determined relative orientation, an image on a display of at least one of the plurality of devices..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


07/02/15
20150186027 

System and gesture based color correction


Color correction, based on operator gestures, is accomplished by first determining at least one point of contact (604) in a tracking area of an operator interface touched by an operator. Thereafter, a direction (606) and magnitude (608) of movement for each point of contact is determined in in response to operator movement.
Thomson Licensing


07/02/15
20150186026 

Displaced double tap gesture


On a computing device having a motion sensor interface, a first tap a first point is detected via the motion sensor interface. A second tap is detected via the motion sensor interface at a second point within a fixed time interval of detecting the first tap.
Google Inc.


07/02/15
20150186008 

Move icon to reveal textual information


Techniques are disclosed for providing a content information viewing mode in electronic devices. In an embodiment, in response to a gesture performed on an electronic touch sensitive device, a content icon may be moved from its original location and information about that item of digital content may be displayed to the user.
Barnesandnoble.com Llc


07/02/15
20150186006 

Method, device, and system for recognizing gesture based on multi-terminal collaboration


A method, a device, and a system are provided for recognizing a gesture based on multi-terminal collaboration, which are used to recognize an air gesture operation of a user in a multi-terminal collaboration scenario. The method includes receiving, by a first terminal after receiving a collaboration request activation signal, parameter information of second terminals; recording, by the first terminal according to the parameter information of the second terminals, an arrangement manner of terminals that participate in acquiring of gesture information, where the terminals that participate in the acquiring of the gesture information include all terminals or the second terminals; receiving, by the first terminal, sensor trigger information sent by at least one second terminal; and determining, by the first terminal according to the recorded arrangement manner and the acquired sensor trigger information, a type of a gesture that triggers a sensor..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.


07/02/15
20150186004 

Multimode gesture processing


User input is processes on a computing device having one or more processors, a display device, and a multi-contact motion sensor interface configured to simultaneously detect contact at a plurality of points. In a multi-contact input mode, an image manipulation function is applied to an image displayed on the display device in response to detecting a multi-contact gesture.
Google Inc.


07/02/15
20150186003 

Electronic device and displaying user interface thereof


A method for displaying a user interface of an electronic device and an electronic device thereof are provided. The method includes displaying at least one object, detecting a touch gesture on the displayed at least one object, displaying a proposed object in response to the detected touch gesture, and replacing the displayed at least one object with a specific object located at a touch-released point among the proposed object when the touch gesture is released..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.




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