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

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

Device, method, and graphical user interface for providing health coaching and fitness training services

Device, method, and graphical user interface for providing health coaching and fitness training services

Device, method, and graphical user interface for providing health coaching and fitness training services

Displaced double tap gesture

Date/App# patent app List of recent Gesture-related patents
07/02/15
20150188766
 Multi-terminal positioning method, and related device and system patent thumbnailnew patent 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..
07/02/15
20150187355
 Text editing with gesture control and natural speech patent thumbnailnew patent 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.
07/02/15
20150187143
 Rendering a virtual representation of a hand patent thumbnailnew patent 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 patent thumbnailnew patent 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.
07/02/15
20150186944
 Motion and gesture-based mobile advertising activation patent thumbnailnew patent 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.
07/02/15
20150186717
 Gesture recognition apparatus and method patent thumbnailnew patent 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.
07/02/15
20150186707
 Apparatus and  recognizing user's gesture for carrying out operation of vehicle patent thumbnailnew patent 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.. .
07/02/15
20150186525
 Method and  gesture-based searching patent thumbnailnew patent 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.
07/02/15
20150186397
 Ui techniques for navigating a file manager of an electronic computing device patent thumbnailnew patent 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.
07/02/15
20150186347
 Information processing device, information processing method, and computer program product patent thumbnailnew patent 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.
07/02/15
20150186346
new patent

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.
07/02/15
20150186035
new patent

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.. .
07/02/15
20150186031
new patent

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
new patent

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..
07/02/15
20150186027
new patent

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.
07/02/15
20150186026
new patent

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.
07/02/15
20150186008
new patent

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.
07/02/15
20150186006
new patent

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..
07/02/15
20150186004
new patent

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.
07/02/15
20150186003
new patent

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..
07/02/15
20150185989
new patent

Interactive user interface


Methods and apparatuses are provided for navigating an electronic document. In one implementation, a method includes executing a command associated with a region selected by a tap gesture.
07/02/15
20150185982
new patent

Content flagging techniques for digital content


Techniques are disclosed for providing a side flag mode in electronic devices. In an embodiment, a touch screen gesture performed over a side flag marker may activate the side flag.
07/02/15
20150185967
new patent

Device, method, and graphical user interface for providing health coaching and fitness training services


A method is disclosed for providing personal training services, at a portable electronic device having a touch screen display, comprising displaying a user interface comprising a first region and a second region, where the first region is configured to display still images or videos and the second region comprises one or more timers. The method further includes displaying, in the first region of the user interface, a plurality of synchronized video panels and conveying audible information in synchronicity with the one or more timers.
07/02/15
20150185871
new patent

Gesture processing continuous value input


Provided is a gesture processing method for continuous value input. The gesture processing method includes acquiring a gesture input, extracting a moving direction of a pointing means interoperating with the gesture input, extracting a direction change angle of the pointing means, when the pointing means is moved after the moving direction and the direction change angle are extracted, extracting a relative position indicating a continuous movement amount of the pointing means, matching the extracted relative position with a continuous value of a control item, combining the moving direction of the pointing means, the direction change angle of the pointing means, and the relative position to control setting of the control item, and executing a control instruction for the control item..
07/02/15
20150185859
new patent

Image projection device


In an image projection device in which a projected image can be controlled or operated by gesture, the responsiveness (operability) and/or the usability are improved. The image projection device includes a sensor element to detect a gesture and a control section to generated an operation signal to control (for example, to scroll images or to feed image frames) a projected image projected according to a gesture detected by the sensor element, wherein the control section generates the operation signal when the sensor element detects a gesture in a first direction parallel to the projection surface of the projected image, and when the sensor element detects a gesture in a second direction perpendicular to the projection surface, the control section suspends generation of the operation signal..
07/02/15
20150185858
new patent

System and plane field activation for a gesture-based control system


A system and method for gesture-based control of an electronic system is provided herein. The system includes a recognition device to recognize a gesture-based input; a space detector to detect a portion of space the gesture-based input populates; and a correlator to correlate the portion of the space and the gesture-based input with a predefined operation associated with the electronic system..
07/02/15
20150185856
new patent

Method for transferring playing of digital media contents and playing device and system


A method for transferring playing of digital media contents, a playing device and system. The method includes: after a first device identifies a first indication and/or a second device identifies a second indication, the second device playing digital media contents indicated by the first device to the second device; the first device identifying the first indication means: judging that video data captured by a camera module conform to a predefined sending hand gesture or body action; and/or, judging that point-touch data of a touch screen captured by a touch screen processing module conform to a predefined sending operation event.
07/02/15
20150185854
new patent

Device interaction with spatially aware gestures


Described is a system and technique for providing the ability for a user to interact with one or more devices by performing gestures that mimic real-world physical analogies. More specifically, the techniques described herein provide the ability for a user to interact with a device by limiting the conscious gesturing for a computer component by camouflaging computer-recognizable gestures within manipulations of a physical objects..
07/02/15
20150185851
new patent

Device interaction with self-referential gestures


Described is a system and technique allowing a user to interact with a device using self-referential gestures. Self-referential gestures allow a user to rely on their inherent knowledge of body positioning to allow movements such as hand movements to be intuitively performed.
07/02/15
20150185850
new patent

Input detection


A method and systems for detecting a gesture and intended input are described herein. In one example, a method includes detecting the gestures from an input device and detecting a set of measurements, wherein each measurement corresponds to a gesture.
07/02/15
20150185845
new patent

Providing tactle feedback for gesture based inputs


A system and method for providing tactile feedback for a gesture based input is provided herein. The system includes a gesture input receiver to receive an indication from a gesture based input system associated with a specific gesture; a tactile retriever to retrieve a tactile response based on the specific gesture; and a tactile transmitter to transmit the tactile response to a haptic generator, the haptic generator being configured to deliver the tactile response..
07/02/15
20150185837
new patent

Gesture-based waking and control system for wearable devices


A gesture-based waking and control system to wake a smartwatch device from a low-power state is described. In one embodiment, the system utilizes a pressure or proximity based wake gesture that is interpretable by low-power sensors.
07/02/15
20150185829
new patent

Method and providing hand gesture-based interaction with augmented reality applications


Techniques of allowing users of computer devices to interact with any augmented reality (ar) based multi-media information using simple and intuitive hand gestures are disclosed. According to one aspect of the present invention, an image capturing device (e.g., a video or photo camera) is used to generate images from which a pre-defined hand gesture is identified in a target image for displaying ar information.
07/02/15
20150185826
new patent

Mapping gestures to virtual functions


Techniques of mapping gestures to virtual functions are disclosed. In some embodiments, a software application is run on a computing device.
07/02/15
20150182855
new patent

Motion detection for existing portable devices


Methods and computer programs that allows users to move game objects in a virtual space with movements performed on current and future portable devices. By using existing technologies in such devices, the methods compute movements relative to the devices themselves in order to detect swinging motions, panning motions, moving motions and gestures and then to apply them to game objects and game cameras inside the virtual space.
07/02/15
20150182289
new patent

Method and hand gesture control in a minimally invasive surgical system


In a minimally invasive surgical system, a hand tracking system tracks a location of a sensor element mounted on part of a human hand. A system control parameter is generated based on the location of the part of the human hand.
06/25/15
20150181679

Task light based system and gesture control


A system that determines the task of the viewer and/or gestures made by the user. Based upon the determined task and/or the gestures, the lighting provided to the viewer may be modified..
Sharp Laboratories Of America, Inc.
06/25/15
20150181426

Authentication via motion of wireless device movement


Motion of a wireless device is pre-registered as authentication credentials, then later matched, to provide motion-based authentication for access to software, service, etc. The wireless device may contain any number of gyroscopic, distance, positional or compass sensors—any or all of which are measured during a physical gesture or motion or the wireless device while the user is holding the wireless device.
Telecommunication Systems, Inc.
06/25/15
20150181326

Sports monitoring system for headphones, earbuds and/or headsets


A monitoring system that can be placed proximate to the head or ear of a user is disclosed. According to one embodiment, the monitoring system can be used with headphones, earbuds or headsets.
Apple Inc.
06/25/15
20150181168

Interactive quality improvement for video conferencing


An apparatus and method are provided to allow users of a device for video conferencing operating in a very low bandwidth environment to touch or gesture to an object or region of the image that they would like to see with improved quality. The feedback is then sent to the transmitting end where the selected region is encoded with higher quality parameters while other regions are pre-processed and encoded with fewer bits.
Ddd Ip Ventures, Ltd.
06/25/15
20150181111

Gesture invoked image capture


An apparatus, system, and method are disclosed for gesture invoked image capture. An electronic device includes an image capture device.
Lenovo (singapore) Pte, Ltd.
06/25/15
20150180944

Highly efficient and parallel data transfer and display


A method for highly efficient and parallel data transfer and display includes employing an aggregation server to receive and filter multiple internet data feeds, streaming each internet data feed to a touch screen device as a streamed data segment, displaying each data segment in an interactive stacked ticker display on the remote computing device, and enabling gesture-based interaction with the stacked ticker display.. .
Vection Technologies Inc.
06/25/15
20150177980

Touch sensor device and electronic device


A touch sensor device includes: an impedance surface where plural sets of reference coordinates are set at plural locations; plural detection electrodes arranged on the impedance surface; a detection circuit configured to detect electric currents passing the detection electrodes; a storage section storing reference standardized values and reference normalized values; a position coordinate calculation section configured to obtain standardized values calculated by standardizing the electric currents detected in each detection period and to map the standardized values onto position coordinates; a first normalized value calculation section configured to map the position coordinates onto first normalized values; a second normalized value calculation section configured to calculate second normalized values by normalizing the electric currents in each detection period; and a touch gesture detection section configured to detect a motion of pointers on the basis of a time variation of the first normalized values and the second normalized values.. .
Nlt Technologies, Ltd.
06/25/15
20150177961

Device with touch-sensitive display comprising a mechanism to copy and manipulate modeled objects


According to the invention, there is provided a computer-implemented method for duplicating a modeled object displayed on a touch screen and designing its duplicated version in a single gesture. The method comprises detecting (201) contact of an appendage within an activation zone associated to the first modeled object.
Dassault Systemes
06/25/15
20150177954

Sharing content items from a collection


Embodiments are provided for forming share bars including collections of content items. In some embodiments, a user interface may be displayed on a display interface of a user device.
Dropbox, Inc.
06/25/15
20150177947

Enhanced user interface electronic devices


An electronic device includes a display, a user interface, and one or more motion or other sensors. One or more control circuits, operable with the display and the user interface, detect an application operating on the electronic device.
Motorola Mobility Llc
06/25/15
20150177944

Capturing objects in editable format using gestures


Embodiments of methods, systems, and storage medium associated with capturing, with a user device, at least a portion of an object based on a user gesture indicating a command are disclosed herein. In one instance, the method may include identifying a gesture associated with an object of interest external to the user device; capturing an image of at least a portion of the object of interest based on a result of the identifying the gesture; and providing the portion of the object in an editable format based on the image.
Intel Corporation
06/25/15
20150177937

Systems and methods for displaying an image capturing mode and a content viewing mode


Embodiments are also provided for displaying an image capturing mode and a content viewing mode. In some embodiments, one or more live images may be received from an image capturing component on a mobile device.
Dropbox, Inc.
06/25/15
20150177933

Visual thumbnail scrubber for digital content


Techniques are disclosed for providing a thumbnail scrubber mode in electronic devices, such as a touch screen device. In an embodiment, a thumbnail scrubber may be displayed to the user in response to a distinguishable touch screen gesture, or in response to a toolbar command.
Barnesandnoble.com Llc
06/25/15
20150177932

Methods and systems for navigating a list with gestures


Methods and systems for facilitating the navigation of a list of content items with gestures are described. Consistent with some embodiments, a computing device detects simple gestures, and in response, display a preview of content items preceding, or following a currently selected content item, from the list of content items.
Linkedin Corporation
06/25/15
20150177927

Device, method, and graphical user interface for managing concurrently open software applications


A method includes displaying a first application view. A first input is detected, and an application view selection mode is entered for selecting one of concurrently open applications for display in a corresponding application view.
Apple Inc.
06/25/15
20150177922

Systems and methods for forming share bars including collections of content items


Embodiments are provided for forming share bars including collections of content items. In some embodiments, a user interface may be displayed on a display interface of a user device.
Dropbox, Inc.
06/25/15
20150177866

Multiple hover point gestures


Example apparatus and methods concern detecting and responding to a multiple hover point gesture performed for a hover-sensitive device. An example apparatus may include a hover-sensitive input/output interface configured to detect multiple objects in a hover-space associated with the hover-sensitive input/output interface.
Microsoft Corporation
06/25/15
20150177846

Hand pointing estimation for human computer interaction


Hand pointing has been an intuitive gesture for human interaction with computers. A hand pointing estimation system is provided, based on two regular cameras, which includes hand region detection, hand finger estimation, two views' feature detection, and 3d pointing direction estimation.
The Research Foundation For The State University Of New York
06/25/15
20150177845

Method for continuous recognition of gestures of a user of a handheld mobile terminal fitted with a motion sensor assembly, and related device


Calculating the value of a parameter representative of the energy of the gesture along at least one axis.. .
06/25/15
20150177844

Gesture recognition system and gesture recognition method thereof


A gesture recognition system is disclosed. The gesture recognition system comprises at least one lighting module, at least one angle detecting module, an image capturing module and a gesture information control module.
Lite-on Technology Corporation
06/25/15
20150177843

Device and displaying user interface of virtual input device based on motion recognition


A display device includes a user interface (ui) generator configured to generate a ui of the virtual input device; a camera configured to photograph a user's gesture; and a controller configured to compare the photographed user's gesture with a user's gesture stored in the template and to control the ui generator to display a ui of a virtual input device corresponding to the matched user's gesture.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
06/25/15
20150177842

3d gesture based user authorization and device control methods


Systems and methods are described that provide for user authentication, access to data or software applications and/or control of various electronic devices based on hand gesture recognition. The hand gesture recognition can be based on acquiring, by an hd depth sensor, biometrics data associated with user hand gesture including 3d coordinates of virtual skeleton joints, user finger and/or finger cushions.
06/25/15
20150177841

Enabling device features according to gesture input


A method, apparatus, and program product are disclosed for determining an initial position of an electronic device using a positioning sensor located on the electronic device, detecting, based on movement away from the initial position, a gesture using a gesture detector located on the electronic device, and enabling a feature of the electronic device in response to the detected gesture being a feature-enabling gesture.. .
Lenovo (singapore) Pte, Ltd.
06/25/15
20150177840

Apparatus and associated methods for user input


An apparatus comprising: a processor; and a memory including computer program code, the memory and the computer program code configured, with the processor, to cause the apparatus to perform at least the following: based on a detected sprinkle gesture user input, provide signalling to apply an output effect using a user interface of an electronic device.. .
Nokia Corporation
06/25/15
20150177194

Dual robot detection non-damage detection


Disclosed is a twin-robot testing apparatus for non-destructive testing. The apparatus comprises two robots (1) for detecting a workpiece (3) from front and back sides thereof; a water circulating unit, comprising a pressure pump, two water ejection coupling probes (2) and water pipes, for providing a coupled water column; an ultrasonic transmitting/receiving device, comprising two ultrasonic transducers, a pulse transmitting/receiving card, and a high-speed data acquisition card, wherein the two ultrasonic transducers are respectively attached at the end-effector of the two robots (1), for transmitting ultrasound and receiving ultrasound respectively, the ultrasonic pulse transmitting/receiving card and the high-speed data acquisition card are mounted on the robot controller mechanism for transmitting and receiving, and acquiring pulse signals, the two robots perform a synchronous transmission testing, with ultrasound transmitted by one robot being received by the other robot, and the ultrasonic transducers are adjusted in position and gesture with the change in the surface shape of the workpiece (3) such that the incidence direction of ultrasonic beam is always in coincidence with the normal direction of the curved surface.
Beijing Institute Of Technology


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