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 Multi-factor user authentication framework using asymmetric key patent thumbnailMulti-factor user authentication framework using asymmetric key
A multi-factor user authentication framework using asymmetric key includes a host device, a user agent, a gesture system, and an authentication system. The multiple factors include a user credential as well as a user gesture that indicates that the user is present.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


 Method and process for determining whether an individual suffers a fall requiring assistance patent thumbnailMethod and process for determining whether an individual suffers a fall requiring assistance
A method for monitoring an individual in a dwelling so as to know when such individual falls or indicates the need of assistance. A plurality of 3d motion and sound sensors are located in the dwelling and provide data to a computerized monitoring system.
Cerner Innovation, Inc.


 Systems, apparatuses and methods for using virtual keyboards patent thumbnailSystems, apparatuses and methods for using virtual keyboards
Methods and systems are disclosed for interacting with advertisements on a virtual keyboard. A user can manipulate the advertisement based on performing one or more types of gestures or key presses on or near the virtual keys.
Oversignal, Llc


 System and  authentication with a computer stylus patent thumbnailSystem and authentication with a computer stylus
A method for securing operation of a computing device operated with a stylus includes recognizing a pre-defined gesture performed by a stylus on a touch screen, the pre-defined gesture defined as a user command to lock an item displayed on the touch screen, determining a location of the gesture, determining identity of the stylus, locking an item displayed at the location determined, and recording identity of the stylus. A method for operating a computing device with a stylus includes receiving a command with a stylus to add restricted annotations to a document, receiving identity of the stylus, linking an annotation to the identity, restricting display of the annotation on the document to a computing device receiving input from the stylus; and displaying the document absent the at least one annotation on a computing device on which input from the stylus is not received..
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


 Method and  performing operation using intensity of gesture in electronic device patent thumbnailMethod and performing operation using intensity of gesture in electronic device
The embodiments herein provide a method for performing an operation in an electronic device. The method includes displaying at least two objects.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


 Dial control for touch screen navigation patent thumbnailDial control for touch screen navigation
A computing device includes a hardware processor and a machine-readable storage medium storing instructions. The instructions may be executable to: display, on a touch screen, a first screen image of a user interface of the computing device; detect a first touch gesture on the first screen image, where the first touch gesture is associated with a dial control including a plurality of control options; and in response to a detection of the first touch gesture: blur the first screen image; present the dial control over the first screen image; in response to a rotation of the first touch gesture, rotate the dial control to select a first control option of the plurality of control options; and in response to a selection of the first control option, present additional information in a second portion of the touch screen..
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development Lp


 Mobile operating system patent thumbnailMobile operating system
A mobile operating system, includes a “smart dynamic icon”, a “quick voice assistant”, a “quick slide assistant”, “smart gesture”, a “full screen application interface”, a “global application icons interface”, “quick shut down” and an “important contacts application”. If an application is in an update status, the “smart dynamic icon” automatically display this application's icon on a home screen.

 Method and  recognizing a touch drag gesture on a curved screen patent thumbnailMethod and recognizing a touch drag gesture on a curved screen
A method and an apparatus for recognizing a touch drag gesture on a curved screen are provided. A method for recognizing a touch drag gesture on a curved screen may include: dividing the curved screen into a plurality of areas; setting a plurality of threshold values, where each threshold value corresponds to a gesture start direction in the plurality of areas; detecting a gesture start point based on infrared images received from an infrared camera disposed to face the curved screen; determining an area where the gesture start point exists from among the plurality of areas; determining a gesture start direction in the area where the gesture start point exists; selecting a threshold value that corresponds to the gesture start direction in the area where the gesture start point exists from among the plurality of threshold values; calculating a length of a trajectory from the gesture start point to a gesture end point; and recognizing the touch drag gesture based on the trajectory when the length of the trajectory is greater than the selected threshold value..
Hyundai Motor Company


 Motion-based view scrolling with augmented tilt control patent thumbnailMotion-based view scrolling with augmented tilt control
Systems and methods for motion-based scrolling of contents view on a display with a screen view that is smaller than the contents view are described. During an augmented tilt control mode, scrolling follows changes in a primary tilt direction aligned with the scrolling direction, while a secondary tilt along a direction perpendicular to the scrolling direction is used to modify at least one scrolling control parameter.
Innoventions, Inc.


 Positional based movements and accessibility of features associated with a vehicle patent thumbnailPositional based movements and accessibility of features associated with a vehicle
Methods and systems are presented for accepting inputs into a vehicle or other conveyance to control functions of the conveyance. A vehicle control system can receive gestures and other inputs.
Autoconnect Holdings Llc


Control method and apparatus, electronic device and computer storage medium

A control method may include: obtaining surface information of a contact surface between user limbs and a control apparatus by detecting the contact surface, the surface information is used for representing a gesture to be recognized, and the control apparatus is fixed to the user limbs; recognizing the gesture to be recognized based on at least the surface information to obtain a recognition result; and controlling a controlled apparatus based on the recognition result. A control apparatus, an electronic device and a computer storage medium are also provided..
Zte Corporation

Gesture recognition device

The present invention provides a recognition device capable of recognizing a two-dimensional or three-dimensional gesture of a user by using a light receiving element. The device of one embodiment of the present invention comprises: a light receiving unit having a plurality of light receiving elements arranged therein; and a control unit for determining a direction in which a change in the amount of light of the plurality of light receiving elements is sensed by a gesture of a user.
Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.

Body gesture control system for button-less vaping

A method of detecting a hand-to-mouth (hmg) gesture with an e-vaping device includes detecting movements of the e-vaping device; generating quaternions based on the detected movements; generating movement features based on the generated quaternions; applying the generated movement features to a classifier; and determining whether the detected movements correspond to an hmg based on an output of the classifier.. .
Altria Client Sevices Llc

Facial gesture recognition and video analysis tool

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

Voice operated remote control

A remote control device controls content on a display device by transmission, to a wireless entertainment controller, of a voice command to change programming on the display device. The voice command may be detected by a sound detection device.
Rateze Remote Mgmt Llc

Adjusting motion capture based on the distance between tracked objects

The technology disclosed relates to adjusting the monitored field of view of a camera and/or a view of a virtual scene from a point of view of a virtual camera based on the distance between tracked objects. For example, if the user's hand is being tracked for gestures, the closer the hand gets to another object, the tighter the frame can become—i.e., the more the camera can zoom in so that the hand and the other object occupy most of the frame.
Leap Motion, Inc.

Mobile-optimized captcha system based on multi-modal gesture challenge and mobile orientation

In an approach to user authorization by mobile-optimized captcha, a computing device detects information suggesting a risk level. The computing device displays one or more prompts based on the risk level.
International Business Machines Corporation

Event-based speech interactive media player

Interactive content containing audio or video may be provided in conjunction with non-interactive content containing audio or video to enhance user engagement and interest with the contents and to increase the effectiveness of the distributed information. Interactive content may be directly inserted into the existing, non-interactive content.
Xappmedia, Inc.

System and gesture capture and real-time cloud based avatar training

Systems and methods for virtual training are provided. The systems and methods resolves user gestures in view of network and user latencies.
The Regents Of The University Of California

Wearable augmented reality eyeglass communication device including mobile phone and mobile computing via virtual touch screen gesture control and neuron command

Provided are an augmented reality, virtual reality and mixed reality eyeglass communication device and a method for facilitating shopping, payments and multimedia capture using an eyeglass communication device. The eyeglass communication device may comprise a frame, and a right earpiece and a left earpiece connected to the frame.

Minimizing latency from peripheral devices to compute engines

Methods, systems, and computer program products are provided for minimizing latency in a implementation where a peripheral device is used as a capture device and a compute device such as a gpu processes the captured data in a computing environment. In embodiments, a peripheral device and gpu are tightly integrated and communicate at a hardware/firmware level.
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

System and inputting text

A system comprising a feature identification means configured to generate one or more features from a plurality of samples, wherein each of the plurality of samples are sampled at a different time and correspond to a location of a single continuous gesture on a gesture-sensitive keyboard as the gesture is being performed and, wherein each of the one or more features relates to one of a plurality of targets of the gesture sensitive keyboard that a user may have intended to input when performing the gesture. The system comprises a prediction means configured to predict one or more terms from the one or more features, the prediction means comprising a prefix tree generating means configured to generate a prefix tree of terms which includes the one or more features, a path finding means configured to find one or more paths through the prefix tree of terms given the one or more features, and a predictor.
Touchtype Ltd.

Interactive elements in a user interface

In particular embodiments, a computing device provides for presentation to a user a user interface, the user interface including a plurality of related interactive elements. The computing device may receive touch gesture input from the user selecting one of the plurality of related interactive elements.
Facebook, Inc.

User interface for co-optimizing weight factors

Techniques and systems are disclosed for receiving user input related to three co-optimized objectives, factors, or parameters, and translating the user input into weight factors for a tri-variable weighting function. In various embodiments, a triangular user interface element is displayed that allows a user to assign importance weights to three interrelated decision optimization objectives using a single user input selection gesture.
The Florida International University Board Of Trustees

Arrangement for determining the pupil center

The invention is directed to an arrangement for determining the pupil center of an eye of a person in an image. The arrangement includes a touch-sensitive display device for displaying the image with the eye of the person and a gesture recognition unit for recognizing a first predetermined gesture in response to a touching of the touch-sensitive display device by a user.
Carl Zeiss Vision International Gmbh

Electronic device and displaying plurality of items

An electronic device and a method of displaying one or more items are provided. The electronic device includes a display, and at least one processor configured to control for displaying at least one of a first menu and a second menu on the display, receiving a touch gesture connecting a first point and a second point, wherein the first point is a location corresponding to a first parameter that is one of a plurality of parameters included in the first menu and the second point is a location corresponding to a second parameter that is one of a plurality of parameters included in the second menu related to the first menu, and controlling a first input of selecting the first parameter and a second input of selecting the second parameter to be performed based on the touch gesture..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Vehicular display input apparatus

A vehicular display input apparatus includes a gesture detection unit, a determiner, and a controller. The gesture detection unit detects a gesture made by a hand of the driver.
Denso Corporation

Gesture control of building automation system components during installation and/or maintenance

An hvac component may be configured using a wearable device and a mobile device that is operatively coupled to the wearable device. The wearable device may be configured to capture one or more gestures that correspond to a particular hvac component command, and to communicate the captured gestures to the mobile device.
Honeywell International Inc.

Wake up gesture for low power using capacitive touch controller

A touch screen controller provides a host interrupt to a host device operating in a low power consumption mode. The touch screen controller uses gesture templates to detect gestures input via a touch screen.
Stmicroelectronics Asia Pacific Pte Ltd

Electronic device and processing gesture thereof

A method of an electronic device for processing gesture is provided. The method includes, in response to an input of a hovering gesture to a flexible display of the electronic device, wherein the flexible display is divided in response to folding of the electronic device into a first area and a second area based on a folding line, sensing the hovering gesture in the first area and the second area, respectively, and determining a hovering point corresponding to the hovering gesture, based on the sensed positions of the first area and the second area, respectively.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Selecting a vehicle function to control using a wearable electronic device

A system and method of selecting a vehicle function to control using a wearable electronic device includes: receiving, at a vehicle, an identity of a gesture that is associated with two or more vehicle functions and made using the wearable electronic device; identifying which of the two or more vehicle functions to control in response to receiving the identity of the gesture; and controlling the vehicle function.. .
General Motors Llc

Hybrid fmcw-intererometry radar for positioning and monitoring and methods of using same

Disclosed is a system and method for a hybrid radar system that integrates frequency-modulated continuous wave (fmcw) mode and interferometry mode. The radar works as a time division system that continuously switches between the fmcw mode and interferometry mode.
Texas Tech University System

Flying apparatus with multiple sensors and gesture-based operation

According to embodiments of the disclosed technology, apparatuses and methods are provided for an unmanned flying craft that senses different aspects of its surroundings and adjusts flying patterns in response thereto. The apparatus may employ a plurality of sensors for detecting and receiving information and/or signals from locations surrounding the apparatus.

Lighting control device, lighting system, and controlling lighting device

A lighting control device includes; a sensor that detects a state of a user and a gesture made by the user; and a controller that controls a lighting characteristic of one or more lighting devices. The sensor detects a first state and a second state of a hand of the user.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Interactive and shared surfaces

The interactive and shared surface technique described herein employs hardware that can project on any surface, capture color video of that surface, and get depth information of and above the surface while preventing visual feedback (also known as video feedback, video echo, or visual echo). The technique provides n-way sharing of a surface using video compositing.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

User interface for wide angle photography

The disclosed technology includes switching between a normal or standard-lens ui and a panoramic or wide-angle photography ui responsive to a zoom gesture. In one implementation, a user gesture corresponding to a “zoom-out” command, when received at a mobile computing device associated with a minimum zoom state, may trigger a switch from a standard lens photo capture ui to a wide-angle photography ui.
Google Inc.

Access and portability of user profiles stored as templates

A system to access one or more user profiles that govern one or more vehicle functions. The system cooperates with a processor and verification module which are adapted to verify, using one or more of biometric information, gesture recognition, facial recognition and device identification information, that a user has authority to access the one or more user profiles, where the one or more profiles are stored in one or more of a vehicle, a cloud and a communications device.
Autoconnect Holdings Llc

User authentication based on physical movement information

Techniques described herein may be used to implement a completely automated public turing test to tell computers and humans apart (captcha) test that requires a user of a user device (e.g., a smartphone, a laptop computer, etc.) to physically move in a certain pattern. In one implementation, a user device may prompt the user to physically move the user device according to a specified pattern.
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.

Dynamic sorting and inference using gesture based machine learning

The technology disclosed relates to identification of future activity options. In particular, it relates to identifying future activity options that are similar to a selected future activity, similar to past activities, that meet descriptive language criteria, that form compatible sequences of activities, or that form compatible multi-day sequences of activities.
Mr. Buzz, Inc., Dba Weotta

Method and system for human-to-computer gesture based simultaneous interactions using singular points of interest on a hand

Described herein is a method for enabling human-to-computer three-dimensional hand gesture-based natural interactions from depth images provided by a range finding imaging system. The method enables recognition of simultaneous gestures from detection, tracking and analysis of singular points of interests on a single hand of a user and provides contextual feedback information to the user.
Softkinetic Software

Apparatus and adaptive gesture recognition in portable terminal

An apparatus and method for gesture recognition in a portable terminal. An operation of the portable terminal includes determining a user situation by using at least one situation information, determining a user's gesture by using at least one sensor measurement value, and performing a function corresponding to the user situation and the gesture..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Compressed sensing for gesture tracking and recognition with radar

This document describes techniques using, and devices embodying, radar-based gesture recognition using compressed sensing. These techniques and devices can enable a great breadth of gestures and uses for those gestures, such as gestures to use, control, and interact with computing and non-computing devices, from software applications to refrigerators.
Google, Inc.

Method for determining non-contact gesture and device for the same

A method for determining non-contact gesture is applied to a device for the same. The device has an image sensor to detect an image sensing data, an inertial measurement sensor to detect an inertial sensing data, and a processor to determine if an object data is detected and to determine if an inertial event is occurred.
Eminent Electronic Technology Corp. Ltd.

Lighting control device, lighting system, and controlling lighting device

A lighting control device includes a sensor that detects a state of a user and a gesture made by the user and a controller that controls a lighting characteristic of a lighting device. The controller changes a size of a projection region illuminated by the lighting device in response to the sensor detecting a predetermined gesture involving both hands of the user made near the periphery of a projection region..
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.



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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