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Apparatus and methods for controlling of robotic devices

Brain

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Systems and methods of interpreting complex gestures

Leap Motion

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Systems and methods of interpreting complex gestures

Field analysis for flexible computer inputs

Date/App# patent app List of recent Gesture-related patents
01/29/15
20150033193
 Methods for modifying images and related aspects patent thumbnailnew patent Methods for modifying images and related aspects
Examples are provided of methods and related aspects for presenting of an image on a display and causing modification of the displayed image by displaying at least one tear feature within the image responsive to detecting at least one edge tearing gesture applied to an apparatus. Some methods and related aspects partitioning the image into image portions using said at least one displayed tear feature and retaining a selected one of said image portions on the display.
Here Global B.v.
01/29/15
20150033188
 Scrollable smart menu patent thumbnailnew patent Scrollable smart menu
Technologies are generally described for providing a scrollable context menu for interacting with content displayed on a user interface. The scrollable context menu may include a base set of commands available for execution on selected textual and other content.
Microsoft Corporation
01/29/15
20150033102
 Direct presentations from content collections patent thumbnailnew patent Direct presentations from content collections
Presenting content includes selecting a subset of content items from a content collection, where at least some of the subset of content items includes a plurality of objects selected from the group of categories consisting of: text, images, web clips, html clips, audio clips, video clips, links to external web content, document attachments, and multimedia attachments and includes displaying content items from the subset of content items on a presentation screen, where intelligent navigation facilitates scanning through objects included with each of the content items. The intelligent navigation may use a dedicated button, a keyboard shortcut and/or a multi-touch gesture for scanning through objects.
Evernote Corporation
01/29/15
20150032460
 Terminal and speech-recognized text edit method thereof patent thumbnailnew patent Terminal and speech-recognized text edit method thereof
A terminal and speech-recognized text edit method edit the text input through writing recognition or speech recognition function efficiently. The text edit method includes displaying at least one letter input through speech recognition; detecting one of touch and speech inputs; analyzing the detected input; and performing a certain operation corresponding to the at least one letter based on the analysis result.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
01/29/15
20150032331
 System and  controlling a vehicle user interface based on gesture angle patent thumbnailnew patent System and controlling a vehicle user interface based on gesture angle
An in-vehicle computing system allows a user to control components of the vehicle by performing gestures. The user provides a selecting input to indicate that he wishes to control one of the components.
01/29/15
20150032258
 Apparatus and methods for controlling of robotic devices patent thumbnailnew patent Apparatus and methods for controlling of robotic devices
A robot may be trained based on cooperation between an operator and a trainer. During training, the operator may control the robot using a plurality of control instructions.
Brain Corporation
01/29/15
20150031349
 Driver distraction disabling via gesture recognition patent thumbnailnew patent Driver distraction disabling via gesture recognition
A method and system for preventing distracted driving caused by mobile devices are disclosed. The method and system may determine whether a user is driving by the traveling speed and the gestures of the user.
Kyllburg Technologies, Llc
01/29/15
20150031342
 System and  adaptive selection of context-based communication responses patent thumbnailnew patent System and adaptive selection of context-based communication responses
A user communication device to receive and process data captured by one or more sensors during playback of an incoming communication on the user communication device and to identify user characteristics based on the captured data. The sensors may capture particular attributes of the user indicative of the user's reaction and/or mood in response to the incoming communication.
01/29/15
20150031301
 Systems and methods for providing gesture indicative data via a head wearable computing device patent thumbnailnew patent Systems and methods for providing gesture indicative data via a head wearable computing device
Computationally implemented methods and systems include facilitating a head wearable computing device to receive one or more solicitations via one or more solicitation signals that solicit to provide to a limb wearable computing device gesture indicative data that is indicative of one or more user gestures, the head wearable computing device being designed to be worn on a head of a user and the limb wearable computing device being designed to be worn around a limb of a user; and directing the head wearable computing device to transmit to the limb wearable computing device the gesture indicative data via one or more low-power gesture indicative data signals, the limb wearable computing device being within communication range of the head wearable computing device. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text..
Elwha Llc
01/29/15
20150031300
 Systems and methods for providing gesture indicative data via a head wearable computing device patent thumbnailnew patent Systems and methods for providing gesture indicative data via a head wearable computing device
Computationally implemented methods and systems include facilitating a head wearable computing device to receive one or more solicitations via one or more solicitation signals that solicit to provide to a limb wearable computing device gesture indicative data that is indicative of one or more user gestures, the head wearable computing device being designed to be worn on a head of a user and the limb wearable computing device being designed to be worn around a limb of a user; and directing the head wearable computing device to transmit to the limb wearable computing device the gesture indicative data via one or more low-power gesture indicative data signals, the limb wearable computing device being within communication range of the head wearable computing device. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text..
Elwha Llc
01/29/15
20150031299
new patent

Systems and methods for receiving gesture indicative data at a limb wearable computing device


Computationally implemented methods and systems include soliciting to provide to a limb wearable computing device from one or more functional devices that are within the communication range of the limb wearable computing device gesture indicative data that is indicative of one or more user gestures, the communication range being a spatial volume that includes the limb wearable computing device and being externally defined by an enveloping boundary, where low-power signals transmitted by the limb wearable computing device being discernible over background noise within the enveloping boundary and not discernible over background noise outside the enveloping boundary, the limb wearable computing device being designed to be worn around a limb of a user; and facilitating the limb wearable computing device to receive the gesture indicative data from the one or more functional devices. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text..
Elwha Llc
01/29/15
20150031298
new patent

Systems and methods for receiving gesture indicative data at a limb wearable computing device


Computationally implemented methods and systems include soliciting to provide to a limb wearable computing device from one or more functional devices that are within the communication range of the limb wearable computing device gesture indicative data that is indicative of one or more user gestures, the communication range being a spatial volume that includes the limb wearable computing device and being externally defined by an enveloping boundary, where low-power signals transmitted by the limb wearable computing device being discernible over background noise within the enveloping boundary and not discernible over background noise outside the enveloping boundary, the limb wearable computing device being designed to be worn around a limb of a user; and facilitating the limb wearable computing device to receive the gesture indicative data from the one or more functional devices. In addition to the foregoing, other aspects are described in the claims, drawings, and text..
Elwha Llc
01/29/15
20150030236
new patent

Inferring spatial object descriptions from spatial gestures


Three-dimensional (3-d) spatial image data may be received that is associated with at least one arm motion of an actor based on free-form movements of at least one hand of the actor, based on natural gesture motions of the at least one hand. A plurality of sequential 3-d spatial representations that each include 3-d spatial map data corresponding to a 3-d posture and position of the hand at sequential instances of time during the free-form movements may be determined, based on the received 3-d spatial image data.
Microsoft Corporation
01/29/15
20150029225
new patent

Technique to reverse automatic screen content rotation


Often when a user rotates a mobile computing device such as a smart phone, a tablet computer or other multifunction computing device, the orientation of the information displayed on the screen of the device is also rotated. In the technique described herein, the user can reverse the orientation of screen content with a simple action, such as a gesture.
Microsoft Corporation
01/29/15
20150029117
new patent

Electronic device and human-computer interaction same


An electronic device includes a display member rotatably coupled to a base member. A touchpad is located on a working surface of the base member.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
01/29/15
20150029115
new patent

Method, apparatus and computer-readable storage means for adjusting at least one parameter


For this purpose, a method is proposed, where at least one touch sensitive input element is provided, for at least one of the input elements at least one of a time between subsequent sensed contacts and a time of the presence of the contact is determined, based on the determined time it is decided, whether the contact is a tap gesture, and a parameter is adjusted depending from the tap gesture.. .
01/29/15
20150029111
new patent

Field analysis for flexible computer inputs


A field of vectors, which may also include potential values, or evaluation factors, is assigned to the input surface. A sequence and linking of process steps includes the evaluation of these data, produces them in fields that denominate the displacements of the input elements and can be combined with evaluations and case distinctions.
01/29/15
20150029107
new patent

Automated perceptual quality assessment of touchscreen devices


Methods and systems may provide for receiving a video of an interaction with a touch screen, using a computer vision process to identify a gesture in the video, and determining a response time of the touch screen with respect to the gesture. Moreover, a display area update percentage can be tracked subsequent to a response of the touch screen to the gesture, wherein a frame rate determination may be conducted for the touch screen based on the display area update percentage..
01/29/15
20150029095
new patent

Command of a device by gesture emulation of touch gestures


A user to machine interface emulates a touch interface on a screen. The interface is configured for operating in a touch emulation mode based on a triggering event.
Movea
01/29/15
20150029092
new patent

Systems and methods of interpreting complex gestures


The technology disclosed relates to using a curvilinear gestural path of a control object as a gesture-based input command for a motion-sensing system. In particular, the curvilinear gestural path can be broken down into curve segments, and each curve segment can be mapped to a recorded gesture primitive.
Leap Motion, Inc.
01/29/15
20150029086
new patent

Backlight for touchless gesture detection


A device and method to detect a gesture performed by an object in touch-less communication with the device are described. The device includes two or more ambient light sensors arranged at respective first surface locations of the device, each of the two or more ambient light sensors sensing light intensity at the respective first surface location.
Blackberry Limited
01/29/15
20150029085
new patent

Apparatus and method pertaining to the use of a plurality of 3d gesture sensors to detect 3d gestures


A device having at least two 3-dimensional gesture sensors that employ differing gesture-sensing modalities as compared to one another further includes a control circuit that operably couples to both of these 3-dimensional gesture sensors and employs both to detect three-dimensional gestures. By one approach the control circuit employs both sensors in a temporally-overlapping manner to reliably and accurately detect the 3d gesture.
Blackberry Limited
01/29/15
20150029019
new patent

Systems and methods for processing ultrasonic inputs


Hazard detection systems and methods according to embodiments described herein are operative to enable a user to interface with the hazard detection system by performing a touchless gesture. The touchless gesture can be performed in a vicinity of the hazard detection system without requiring physical access to the hazard detection system.
Google Inc.
01/29/15
20150028186
new patent

Backlight for touchless gesture detection


A device and method to detect a gesture performed by an object in touch-less communication with the device are described. The device includes two or more ambient light sensors arranged at respective first surface locations of the device, each of the two or more ambient light sensors sensing light intensity at the respective first surface location.
Blackberry Limited
01/22/15
20150026647

Mobile terminal and control method thereof


A mobile terminal is provided a mobile terminal and a control method thereof according to exemplary embodiments. The mobile terminal includes a main body that is configured to be wearable on a specific portion of a user's body, a sensing unit that is configured to sense whether or not the main body has been worn, and also sense a user gesture for deciding the worn position of the main body, and a controller that is configured to decide the worn position of the main body according to the sensed user gesture, and setting a user input for generating a first control command in a different manner based on the decided worn position.
Lg Electronics Inc.
01/22/15
20150026646

User interface apparatus based on hand gesture and method providing the same


Provided is a user interface (ui) apparatus based on a hand gesture. The ui apparatus includes an image processing unit configured to detect a position of an index finger and a center position of a hand from a depth image obtained by photographing a user's hand, and detect a position of a thumb on a basis of the detected position of the index finger and the detected center position of the hand, a hand gesture recognizing unit configured to recognize a position change of the index finger and a position change of the thumb, and a function matching unit configured to match the position change of the index finger to a predetermined first function, match the position change of the thumb to a predetermined second function, and output a control signal for executing each of the matched functions..
Korea Electronics Technology Institute
01/22/15
20150026629

Gesture-based repetition of key activations on a virtual keyboard


Systems and methods for gesture repetition that is easy to repeat quickly. A user is able to quickly repeat any activation of a key, including any of the alternate, overloaded functions that are associated with the key.
Nuance Communications, Inc.
01/22/15
20150026623

Device input modes with corresponding user interfaces


A method performed by a tablet device having a touch screen display and at least one sensor coupled to a processor includes using the at least one sensor to determine that a cover attached to the tablet device is in a partially open configuration, receiving a touch input gesture from an uncovered portion of the touch screen display when the cover is in the partially open configuration, identifying, based upon a type of the input gesture, an operating parameter of the device, determining, based upon the input gesture, a setting value for the operating parameter, and altering the operating parameter of the device based upon the setting value. For example, the gesture can be a swipe, the operating parameter can be a brightness of the display, and altering the operating parameter can include adjusting the brightness of the display based upon the value..
Apple Inc.
01/22/15
20150026616

Method and simple presentation and manipulation of stored content


A method and apparatus for manipulating and moving stored electronic content in a device. A display and a user interface are provided that allow a user of a simple and limited resource (e.g., mobile) device to interact with breadcrumb graphical representations of stored information objects (e.g., files, folders) and to move a selected object from one level to another in a multi-level hierarchy of stored information objects in a single active application window.
Nubo Software Ltd.
01/22/15
20150026572

Gesture-based control of electronic devices


Various techniques for gestured-based control of electronic devices are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, a method includes detecting first and second inputs respectively to first and second locations of a detection zone of an input/output device when the electronic device is in a locked mode.
Microsoft Corporation
01/22/15
20150026554

Device, method, and graphical user interface for manipulating tables using multicontact gestures


An electronic device having a display and a touch-sensitive surface, displays a table having a plurality of rows, a plurality of columns, and a plurality of cells. The device detects a gesture on the touch-sensitive surface that includes movement of one or more of a first contact and a second contact.
Apple Inc.
01/22/15
20150025740

Method and device for the control of functions in a vehicle using gestures performed in three-dimensional space, and related computer program product


A method to control functions in a vehicle using gestures carried out in three-dimensional space. When it is determined that a first gesture carried out in three-dimensional space is detected by an image-based detection procedure, it is determined whether the first gesture is a gesture directed towards a virtual object superimposing a real environment around the vehicle.
Daimler Ag
01/22/15
20150023607

Gesture recognition method and apparatus based on analysis of multiple candidate boundaries


An image processing system comprises an image processor configured to identify a plurality of candidate boundaries in an image, to obtain corresponding modified images for respective ones of the candidate boundaries, to apply a mapping function to each of the modified images to generate a corresponding vector, to determine sets of estimates for respective ones of the vectors relative to designated class parameters, and to select a particular one of the candidate boundaries based on the sets of estimates. The designated class parameters may include sets of class parameters for respective ones of a plurality of classes each corresponding to a different gesture to be recognized.
Lsi Corporation
01/22/15
20150023590

Method and system for human action recognition


A method and a system for human action recognition are provided. In the method, a plurality of training data corresponding to a plurality of gestures are received and clustered into at least one group according to similarity between the training data, where the training data represent the gestures, and a corresponding relationship between the training data and the gestures may be one-to-one or many-to-one.
National Taiwan University Of Science And Technology
01/22/15
20150023138

Ultrasonic positioning system and method using the same


Described herein are an ultrasonic positioning system integrated in an electronic device, and a method using the same. The ultrasonic positioning system comprises an ultrasound generator, two or more ultrasound receivers, and a control unit.
Suzhou Touchair Technology Co., Ltd
01/22/15
20150023019

Light control systems and methods


Provided is a light-emitting device control system, comprising: a light source module that outputs a beam of light at a first surface location; a beam steering mechanism, the light source module coupled to the beam steering mechanism for directing the beam of light at the first surface location, wherein an illumination region is formed at the first surface location in response to the directed beam of light; a control module that detects a signal corresponding to a hand gesture, the control module positioned at a separate location than the light source module and the beam steering mechanism, and communicating with the light source module via a network; and a control spot generator that generates a control spot at a second surface location, the control module detecting a presence of a hand forming the hand gesture at the control spot, and wherein the beam steering mechanism moves the illumination region in response to the hand gesture at the control spot.. .
01/22/15
20150022664

Vehicle vision system with positionable virtual viewpoint


A vehicle vision system includes a plurality of cameras disposed at a vehicle and having respective exterior fields of view and a display screen for displaying images derived from captured image data in a surround view format where captured image data is merged to provide a single composite display image from a virtual viewing position. A gesture sensing device is operable to sense a gesture made by the driver of the vehicle.
Magna Electronics Inc.
01/22/15
20150022649

Controlling image focus in real-time using gestures and depth sensor data


A method of controlling image focus in a digital imaging system is provided that includes receiving a depth-scene image pair generated by a depth-scene image sensor pair comprised in the digital imaging system, aligning the depth image with the scene image wherein each pixel in the scene image has a corresponding depth in the aligned depth image, detecting a user gesture associated with a focus effect, and blurring, responsive to the user gesture, at least a portion of the scene image according to the focus effect, wherein the blurring is based on depths in the depth image.. .
Texas Instruments Incorporated
01/22/15
20150022549

System and converting gestures into digital graffiti


The subject disclosure provides a device, computer readable storage medium, and method for converting gestures undergone by a device into digital graffiti. The disclosure includes ascertaining an orientation of the device and a path traversed by the device.
Microsoft Corporation
01/22/15
20150022490

Human interface device and method


A method for state tracking based gesture recognition engine for a sensor system has the steps of: defining a plurality of sequential states of a finite-state machine, determining a sequence progress level (spl) for each state, mapping a state probability distribution to a (single) spl on run-time, and utilizing the mapped spl estimate as an output value of the sensor system.. .
Microchip Technology Incorporated
01/22/15
20150022466

Usable hidden controls with haptic feedback


A system configured to activate a hidden control includes a sensor configured to sense an input by a user. The input includes a gesture.
Immersion Corporation
01/22/15
20150022439

Method and selecting between multiple gesture recognition systems


A method and apparatus for selecting between multiple gesture recognition systems includes an electronic device determining a context of operation for the electronic device that affects a gesture recognition function performed by the electronic device. The electronic device also selects, based on the context of operation, one of a plurality of gesture recognition systems in the electronic device as an active gesture recognition system for receiving gesturing input to perform the gesture recognition function, wherein the plurality of gesture recognition systems comprises an image-based gesture recognition system and a non-image-based gesture recognition system..
Motorola Mobility Llc
01/22/15
20150022438

Watch type mobile terminal and controlling the same


There is disclosed a watch type mobile terminal including a display configured to display a first image information, a case of which a front surface the display is coupled to, a strap connected to the case and securely wound around a user's arm, a position sensor configured to sense inclination of the case and variation of a position of the case, and a controller configured to convert a state of the display into an activated state from a deactivated state, when position variation corresponding to a preset activating gesture is sensed by the position sensor, such that the screen of the watch type mobile terminal may be activated without the user's pressing an auxiliary button and that use convenience may be enhanced accordingly.. .
01/22/15
20150022432

Special gestures for camera control and image processing operations


An embodiment provides a method, including: receiving at a sensor of an information handling device image input; determining, using one or more processors, a predetermined gesture within the image input; capturing additional gesture input associated with the predetermined gesture; and processing an image rendered on a display device according to the additional gesture input associated with the predetermined gesture. Other embodiments are described and claimed..
Lenovo (singapore) Pte. Ltd.
01/22/15
20150022344

Systems and methods for silencing an audible alarm of a hazard detection system


Hazard detection systems and methods according to embodiments described herein are operative to enable a user to interface with the hazard detection system by performing a touchless gesture. The touchless gesture can be performed in a vicinity of the hazard detection system without requiring physical access to the hazard detection system.
Google Inc.
01/22/15
20150022328

Garment with remote controlled vibration array


A communication system and method are provided for remotely reproducing a touch pattern or gesture as a vibrotactile output. At a touch screen, a first user device receives a touch pattern by a first user, characterizes the touch pattern as a touch pattern data based upon time and intensity of touch at a plurality of array points of the touch screen, and communicates the touch pattern data to a network.
01/22/15
20150022316

Systems and methods for detecting gesture events in a hazard detection system


Hazard detection systems and methods according to embodiments described herein are operative to enable a user to interface with the hazard detection system by performing a touchless gesture. The touchless gesture can be performed in a vicinity of the hazard detection system without requiring physical access to the hazard detection system.
Google Inc.
01/15/15
20150020036

Mobile terminal and controlling method thereof


A mobile terminal including a touchscreen; a wireless communication unit; a memory configured to store a specific application; and a controller configured to display a first object related to the specific application, the first object having a first size, in which the specific application can be executed in response to a first touch gesture on the first object, in response to a second touch gesture with respect to the displayed first object, display an object indicator indicating that the first object can be changed into a second object related to the specific application, the second object having a second size, and in response to a third touch gesture with respect to the object indicator, change the displayed first object into the second object such that the first object is visually transformed into the second object.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.
01/15/15
20150020035

Method, apparatus and mobile terminal for controlling an application interface by means of a gesture


Various embodiments provide a method, apparatus and mobile terminal for controlling an application interface by means of a gesture. In an exemplary method, a terminal browser can obtain a preset gesture that is inputted into a screen for generating a control point.
Uc Mobile Limited
01/15/15
20150020033

Method and activating a user interface from a low power state


A method for activating a user interface from a low-power state using a touch-sensitive display module, the touch-sensitive display module including a touch-sensitive screen and a display, the touch-sensitive screen including a first touch-sensitive region and a second touch-sensitive region, the method including performing a continuous touch gesture on the touch-sensitive display module, the continuous touch gesture including a first gesture portion detected by the first touch-sensitive region and a second gesture portion detected by the second touch-sensitive region, the first gesture portion of the continuous touch gesture activating the second touch-sensitive region of the touch-sensitive screen.. .
Qualcomm Incorporated
01/15/15
20150020021

Device, method, and graphical user interface for scrolling a multi-section document


A method for scrolling a multi-section document is disclosed, including displaying on a display an electronic document that includes a plurality of document sections separated by respective logical structure boundaries; detecting a gesture on a touch-sensitive surface, the gesture having an initial velocity that exceeds a predefined speed threshold such that the gesture will scroll the electronic document more than one document section; initiating scrolling of the electronic document on the display at the initial velocity in accordance with an initial scrolling speed versus scrolling distance function; while scrolling the electronic document, adjusting the scrolling speed versus scrolling distance function so that when the scrolling speed becomes zero, a first logical structure boundary in the electronic document is displayed at a predefined location on the display; and, scrolling the electronic document in accordance with the adjusted scrolling speed versus scrolling distance function.. .
Apple Inc.
01/15/15
20150020019

Electronic device and human-computer interaction same


An electronic device includes a display member rotatably coupled to a base member. A touchpad is located on a working surface of the base member.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
01/15/15
20150020009

Joystick controller swipe method


The invention is directed toward a computer system and method for scrolling through a multiple number of display panels on the touch screen of an electronic device. The invention is directed toward a computer system and method to detect a tap on the touch screen interface within a predetermined area on the touch screen interface, detect a swipe gesture across the touch screen interface, perform a predetermined function changing the visual display output of the touch screen interface when the swipe gesture exceeds the boundaries of the predetermined area, and change the visual display output of the touch screen interface by moving a plurality of display panels across the touch screen interface in an opposite direction than the direction of the swipe gesture.
Keane And Able Limited
01/15/15
20150019996

Method and processing email in electronic device


A method and an apparatus are provided for processing an email in an electronic device the method includes displaying an email screen; displaying at least one recipient i in a recipient area of the email screen based on the input order of the at lease one recipient; detecting a gesture in the recipient area; and setting and displaying a recipient type of the at least one recipient, based on the detected gesture.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
01/15/15
20150019963

Mobile terminal and control method thereof


A mobile terminal including a wireless communication unit configured to wirelessly communicate with at least one other terminal; a sensing unit configured to sense tapping gestures; a memory configured to store a matching of a plurality of actions to perform with a plurality of tapping gestures; and a controller configured to display a first execution screen on a display unit corresponding to a first function executing on the mobile terminal, and perform a first action on the first function matched with a first type of tapping gestures and perform a second action different than the first action on the first function matched with a second type of tapping gestures.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.
01/15/15
20150019459

Processing of gestures related to a wireless user device and a computing device


In a general aspect, a computer-readable storage medium can be configured to store instructions that when executed cause a processor to perform a process. The instructions can include instructions to detect a gesture defined by an interaction of a user with a surface of a computing device, and initiate a wireless operation associated with a wireless module of the computing device when a representation of the gesture matches a gesture signature stored in a gesture database..
Google Inc.
01/15/15
20150019432

Mobile payments using proximity-based peer-to-peer communication and an intent-to-pay gesture


The disclosure generally relates to mobile payments using proximity-based peer-to-peer (p2p) communication and an intent-to-pay gesture. In particular, a mobile device may detect a distinctive intent-to-pay gesture from one or more signals generated with one or more sensors on the mobile device.
Qualcomm Incorporated
01/15/15
20150019240

System for translating target words by gesture and method thereof


A system for translating a target word by a gesture and a method thereof are provided. By inputting a gesture for text, selecting a target word from the text based on the gesture, and displaying a translation of the target word, the system and method can achieve an effect of obtaining a translation of words conveniently and fast for user of a touch device having the system and method employed therein..
Inventec Corporation
01/15/15
20150019227

System, device and processing interlaced multimodal user input


A device, method and system are provided for interpreting and executing operations based on multimodal input received at a computing device. The multimodal input can include one or more verbal and non-verbal inputs, such as a combination of speech and gesture inputs received substantially concurrently via suitable user interface means provided on the computing device.
Xtreme Interactions, Inc.
01/15/15
20150017964

Method and system for downloading application


A method for downloading an application includes sensing an outgoing call to a preset connected line identification from a mobile device, sending a message for downloading an application on the mobile device, when the outgoing call is sensed; and downloading the application on the mobile device from an application server, in which the application is stored, in response to a user gesture for the message.. .
Biospace Co., Ltd.
01/15/15
20150015710

Vehicle vision system


A vision system of a vehicle includes a camera in the vehicle with a field of view that encompasses at least a hand of a driver of the vehicle. A control includes an image processor operable to process image data captured by the camera.
Magna Electronics Inc.
01/15/15
20150015690

Electronic device and control method thereof


An electronic device and a control method thereof are disclosed. The electronic device includes: a touch screen; a camera; a microphone; and a controller configured to display the execution screen of a predetermined application on the touch screen, control the camera and the microphone to operate upon entering reaction capture mode, acquire a reaction image by capturing a video or still image of a user through the camera upon detecting the user making a facial expression or gesture through the camera or the user's voice through the microphone, and display the acquired reaction image on the touch screen.
01/15/15
20150015671

Method and system for adaptive viewport for a mobile device based on viewing angle


A 2d and/or 3d video processing device comprising a camera and a display captures images of a viewer as the viewer observes displayed 2d and/or 3d video content in a viewport. Face and/or eye tracking of viewer images is utilized to generate a different viewport.
Broadcom Corporation
01/15/15
20150015540

Operating a device using touchless and touchscreen gestures


A device operable using touch-less and touchscreen gestures and a method and system to operate the device are described. The device includes two or more ambient light sensors arranged at respective surface locations of the device and sensing light intensity at the respective surface locations.
Research In Motion Limited
01/15/15
20150015531

Touch screen to recognize remote gesture and controlling method thereof


Disclosed herein is a touch screen to recognize a remote gesture including a touch panel, a mode selecting unit, first and second switching circuit units and a controlling unit. Slimness and lightness of a mobile device having the touch screen may be realized by integrating touch and remote gesture recognition functions with the electrode patterns by switching operations of the first and second switching circuit units.
Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.
01/15/15
20150015522

Finger gesture user interface


A light-based finger gesture user interface for an electronic device including a housing for an electronic device, a display mounted in the housing, a cavity, separated from the display, penetrating two opposite sides of the housing, a detector mounted in the housing operative to detect an object inserted in the cavity, and a processor connected to the detector and to the display for causing the display to render a visual representation in response to output from the detector.. .
Neonode Inc.
01/15/15
20150015521

Gesture input operation processing device


A gesture input operation processing device includes a touch panel that detects a position touched by an operator; a body shape input unit that captures image data related to a body shape of the operator; a control unit that detects an input operation performed by a non-contact gesture of the operator according to the image data, detects a gesture input performed by the operator to the touch panel, and associates the data from the body shape input unit with the data from the touch panel, and a storage unit that stores the association performed by the control unit and stores a type of a gesture.. .
Panasonic Corporation
01/15/15
20150015513

User terminal device for supporting user interaction and methods thereof


A method of controlling a user terminal device including a touch screen divided into a main area and at least one sub area. The touch screen includes a first surface including the main area, a second surface extending from the first surface and including the at least one sub area, and wherein the second surface is curved or bent with respect to a plane of the first surface is provided.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
01/15/15
20150015512

User terminal device for displaying contents and methods thereof


A content display method of a user terminal device including a bended touch screen divided into a main area and a sub area, includes displaying, on the main area, a first main content provided by a first application, and displaying, on the sub area, a first sub content associated with the first main content, receiving a user gesture input on the main area, and in response to receiving the user gesture, displaying, on the main area, a second main content provided by a second application, and displaying, on the sub area, a second sub content associated with the second main content.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
01/15/15
20150015505

Mobile terminal and controlling method thereof


A mobile terminal including a wireless communication unit configured to provide wireless communication; a touchscreen; a memory; and a controller configured to display an active screen of an executing application on the touchscreen, detect a plurality of touch gestures sequentially input to the active screen of the executing application, and create a guide content by saving touch event information in the memory corresponding to the plurality of the detected touch gestures in order of the sequential input.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.
01/15/15
20150015485

Calibrating vision systems


Methods, systems, and computer program calibrate a vision system. An image of a human gesture is received that frames a display device.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.
01/15/15
20150015481

Gesture recognition systems


A system including a first radiation source providing a first beam and a second radiation source providing a second beam, and a radiation sensor, wherein the first beam does not overlap the second beam. In some embodiments, the radiation comprises infrared radiation.
01/15/15
20150015480

Gesture pre-processing of video stream using a markered region


Techniques are disclosed for processing a video stream to reduce platform power by employing a stepped and distributed pipeline process, wherein cpu-intensive processing is selectively performed. The techniques are particularly well-suited for hand-based navigational gesture processing.


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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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