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Date/App# patent app List of recent Gesture-related patents
08/18/16
20160240097 
 Behavioral intelligence framework, content management system, and tool for constructing same patent thumbnailBehavioral intelligence framework, content management system, and tool for constructing same
A computer-implemented tool having a collection of content management subsystems allows the content creator to construct a web-based behavioral modification site without the need for computer programming skills. The content delivery system constructed with this tool employs a lesson manager that delivers lesson content based on a tree structure; a virtual educator manager that presents different graphical images of an educator character, complete with different facial expressions and gestures designed to facilitate learning; a link manager that supplements lesson content with links to supplemental material and automatically suppresses dead links; and an impact manager that automatically administers a stage-of-change questionnaire a predefined time interval after the lesson was completed..
Western Michigan University Research Foundation


08/18/16
20160240019 
 Method for obtaining product feedback from drivers in a non-distracting manner patent thumbnailMethod for obtaining product feedback from drivers in a non-distracting manner
A feedback system for a motor vehicle infotainment system is disclosed in which information about the state of the motor vehicle, including the infotainment system, and the mobile device may be collected and sent to a remote server that is responsible for receiving and/or organizing such feedback. A user may initiate a feedback process by pressing a dedicated button, issuing a voice command, performing a specific gesture, or other input action.
Google Inc.


08/18/16
20160239707 
 System and  controlling a terminal device patent thumbnailSystem and controlling a terminal device
A control system includes a housing engaged to a mounting surface, a sensor contained within the housing, a server in communication with the sensor, and a terminal device in communication with the server. A gesture by a user associated with the mounting surface controls activity of the terminal device, such as a knock on a wall lowering a thermostat.
Swan Solutions Inc.


08/18/16
20160239687 
 Contemporaneous gesture and keyboard entry authentication patent thumbnailContemporaneous gesture and keyboard entry authentication
A restricted access device such as a cellphone, a tablet or a personal computer, analyzes contemporaneous keyboard inputs of a password and gestures to authenticate the user and enable further access to applications and processes of the restricted access device. The gestures may be facial gestures detected by a camera or may be gestures made by an avatar rendered on a display of the device.
International Business Machines Corporation


08/18/16
20160239259 
 Learning intended user actions patent thumbnailLearning intended user actions
A method and system are provided. The method includes receiving, by a microphone and camera, user utterances indicative of user commands and associated user gestures for the user utterances.
International Business Machines Corporation


08/18/16
20160239258 
 Learning intended user actions patent thumbnailLearning intended user actions
A method and system are provided. The method includes receiving, by a microphone and camera, user utterances indicative of user commands and associated user gestures for the user utterances.
International Business Machines Corporation


08/18/16
20160239202 
 Gesture input processing method and electronic device supporting the same patent thumbnailGesture input processing method and electronic device supporting the same
An electronic device is provided. The electronic device includes a memory configured to store an application, a processor configured to execute the application and to control a editable state of at least one of contents related to the application, and a sensor configured to sense at least one gesture input related to editing contents in the editable state, and the processor performs a editing function corresponding to the gesture input..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


08/18/16
20160239201 
 Multi-touch remote control method patent thumbnailMulti-touch remote control method
A multi-touch remote control method comprises following steps: a remote control device receiving a touch gesture input; computing a number of the touch points of the touch gesture input; generating and transferring a mouse event data to a receiving device as a mouse input if the number of the touch points is 1; and generating and transferring a single touch event data to the receiving device as a single touch input if the number of the touch points is greater than 1 and all the touch points of the touch gesture input are close to each other.. .

08/18/16
20160239200 
 System and  multi-touch gestures patent thumbnailSystem and multi-touch gestures
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving, by a touch screen display of a device from a user, a gesture on the touch screen display of the device and determining whether the gesture is a multi-touch gesture on a plurality of objects displayed on the touch screen display of the device. The method also includes producing a detected multi-touch gesture when the gesture is the multi-touch gesture on the plurality of objects displayed on the touch screen display of the device and performing an operation on the plurality of objects in accordance with the detected multi-touch gesture..
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.


08/18/16
20160239187 
 Hands on computerized emulation of make up patent thumbnailHands on computerized emulation of make up
A system for computerized simulation of a make-up process is provided herein. The system includes: one or more capturing device configured to capture images of a face of a human user in controlled lighting conditions; a face reconstruction module configured to generate a 3d model of the face, based on the captured images; a display configured to present the reconstructed 3d model to the human user; a touch/3d user interface configured to receive a sequence of hand gestures and postures forming a virtual make-up session which imitates a real a make- up process; a virtual make-up simulator configured to apply virtual make-up features to the 3d model, to yield a 3d make-up model, based on said received hand gestures and postures, wherein said virtual make-up simulator repeatedly presents updated appearance of the 3d make-up model, over the display, responsive to changes made over said virtual make-up session..
Inuitive Ltd.


08/18/16
20160239172 

Method, apparatus and computer program product for calculating a virtual touch position


A method, apparatus and computer program product are provided for calculating a virtual touch position that is off the physical touch screen display. A user may provide a first swiping gesture in a main portion of a physical touch screen display, and an extended swiping gesture within a predefined threshold distance of an edge of the physical touch screen display.
Here Global B.v.


08/18/16
20160239149 

Method of identifying touch gesture and touch system


A method of identifying edge touch gesture has steps of scanning the touch device under a hover mode; scanning the touch device under a touch mode; determining if there is a touch object on the touch device according to a scanning result of the touch mode; and when there is a touch object on the touch device, identifying the gesture according to a scanning result of the hover mode and the scanning result of the touch mode. Accordingly, the method can perform valid touch on the edge area, rendering effective identification of edge touch gesture and an increased success rate of the identification..
Elan Microelectronics Corporation


08/18/16
20160239137 

Method for interacting with a dynamic tactile interface


A method for registering user interaction with a dynamic tactile interface, which includes a tactile layer defining a tactile surface, a deformable region, and a peripheral region and coupled to a substrate opposite the tactile surface, the deformable region cooperating with the substrate to form a variable volume. The method includes detecting a first contact of an object at a first location on the tactile surface at a sensor; detecting a removal of the object from the first location; at a first time, detecting a first pressure of the variable volume at a pressure sensor; at the sensor, at a second time after the first time, detecting a second contact at a second location; at the second time, detecting a second pressure at the pressure sensor; interpreting the first and second contact, and the pressure difference as a gesture; and executing a command corresponding to the gesture..
Tactus Technology, Inc.


08/18/16
20160239098 

Gesture controlled communication


A processing device, server, and method are provided. According to some illustrative embodiments, the device and method are implemented by detecting a face region of an image, setting at least one action region according to the position of the face region, comparing image data corresponding to the at least one action region to detection information for purposes of determining whether or not a predetermined action has been performed, and executing predetermined processing based on cooperation control information when it is determined that the predetermined action has been performed and the cooperation control information is received..
Sony Corporation


08/18/16
20160239097 

Control system for a gesture sensing arrangement and controlling a gesture sensing arrangement


A control system for a gesture sensing arrangement with at least one sensor operates the sensor in a proximity mode. The control system receives data sets generated by the sensor and based on these data sets determines whether an object is present in a vicinity of the sensor.
Ams Ag


08/18/16
20160239095 

Dynamic 2d and 3d gestural interfaces for audio video players capable of uninterrupted continuity of fruition of audio video feeds


A method of manipulating an audio video visualization in a multi-dimensional virtual environment implemented in a computer system having a display unit for displaying the virtual environment and a gesture driven interface, the method manipulating the visualization in response to predetermined user gestures and movements identified by the gesture driven interface.. .

08/18/16
20160239094 

Method of using pir arrays for gesture recognition in security systems


A apparatus including a security system that protects a secured geographic area, a passive infrared (pir) array associated with the security system and a processor of the security system that detects one of a plurality of predetermined hand motions by an authorized user based upon a signal from the pir array and causes the security system to execute a predetermined instruction associated with that one predetermined hand motion.. .
Honeywell International Inc.


08/18/16
20160239093 

Gesture sensing module


An exemplary embodiment of the present disclosure illustrates a gesture sensing module disposed on a substrate. The gesture sensing module includes at least one light emitting unit, at least one light sensor, and a control circuit.
Lite-on Singapore Pte. Ltd.


08/18/16
20160239080 

Systems and methods of creating a realistic grab experience in virtual reality/augmented reality environments


The technology disclosed relates to a method of realistic rotation of a virtual object for an interaction between a control object in a three-dimensional (3d) sensory space and the virtual object in a virtual space that the control object interacts with. In particular, it relates to detecting free-form gestures of a control object in a three-dimensional (3d) sensory space and generating for display a 3d solid control object model for the control object during the free-form gestures, including sub-components of the control object and in response to detecting a two e sub-component free-form gesture of the control object in the 3d sensory space in virtual contact with the virtual object, depicting, in the generated display, the virtual contact and resulting rotation of the virtual object by the 3d solid control object model..
Leap Motion, Inc.


08/18/16
20160235489 

Control device and controlling a robot with a system by means of gesture control


The invention relates to a control device (25, 28, 29) for controlling a robot system (11) with at least one robot arm (14, 18) on which a surgical instrument (15, 19) is secured that has an end effector (17, 21), wherein the control device (25, 28, 29) comprises an imaging system (25, 28) that records the control specification of at least one hand (30l, 30r), evaluates it and converts it to corresponding control commands for one or more components of the robot system (11). In order to simplify the control of the robot system (11) and in particular to make it intuitive, it is proposed that a control unit (25) be provided which determines the orientation and/or the position and/or the degree of opening of the end effector (15, 19) of a surgical instrument (15, 19) as first parameter or first parameters, and moreover determines the orientation and/or the position and/or the degree of opening of at least one hand (30l, 30r) as second parameter or second parameters, and, in the event of a deviation of one or more of the first parameters from the corresponding second parameter, suppresses a manual control of the end effector (17, 21), and, in the event of an agreement of one or more of the first parameters with the corresponding second parameter, frees a gesture control, such that the surgical instrument (15, 19) can be actuated by hand..
Abb Gomtec Gmbh


08/18/16
20160235288 

Ophthalmic image capture systems and methods


Apparatus, systems and techniques for capturing, processing and generating digital ophthalmic images using conventional ophthalmic lenses. Certain embodiments processor implemented gesture-based control methods that provide for an eye care specialist to use a gesture-based imaging trigger to capture images of selected ocular structures through a traditional ophthalmic lens..
Rsbv, Llc


08/18/16
20160235280 

Use of human input recognition to prevent contamination


Embodiments of a system and method for processing and recognizing non-contact types of human input to prevent contamination are generally described herein. In example embodiments, human input is captured, recognized, and used to provide active input for control or data entry into a user interface.
Medivators Inc.


08/11/16
20160234765 

Systems and methods for altering a state of a system using a remote device that processes gestures


Systems and methods systems and methods for altering a state of system using a remote device that processes gestures are described herein. The electronic device can communicate with the system in response to monitoring a user generated gesture or other interaction.
Google Inc.


08/11/16
20160234365 

Portable electronic device with proximity sensors for gesture control and contact detection


A portable electronic device includes a housing having at least one major face. One or more processors are operable in the device.
Motorola Mobility Llc


08/11/16
20160232742 

Gesture input interface for gaming systems


Systems, methods and apparatus for providing a gesture input interface. In some embodiments, a 3-dimensional display of a game is rendered by a gaming system, where at least one game component is projected out of a screen of a display device and into a 3-dimensional space between the screen and a player.
Gtech Canada Ulc


08/11/16
20160232364 

Gesture based access control method and system


Gesturing is used to enter a unique combination of hand positions and/or movements for accessing a secured device having a security entry system requiring that a correct code be entered before allowing access thereto. An authorized user places his/her hand(s) over a gesture sensing structure and executes a series of movement/gestures to unlock and gain access to the secured device.
Microchip Technology Incorporated


08/11/16
20160231924 

Recognition of user drawn graphical objects based on detected regions within a coordinate-plane


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


08/11/16
20160231827 

Vision system for vehicle


A vision system for a vehicle includes a camera having a field of view that encompasses a front seat of the vehicle so as to capture images of an occupant of the vehicle. An image processor is provided with image data captured by the camera and the image processor image processes image data captured by the camera.
Magna Electronics Inc.


08/11/16
20160231826 

Three-dimensional tilt and pan navigation using a single gesture


Systems and methods for providing tilt and pan navigation within a three-dimensional environment in response to a single gesture are provided. An exemplary computer-implemented method includes receiving, by one or more computing devices, data describing a drag performed by a user.
Google Inc.


08/11/16
20160231825 

Gesture control device, method, system and storage medium


A gesture control device (10) for use with a controllable device (20) is provided, wherein said gesture control device enables controlling a magnitude (m) of a perceivable output (o) of the controllable device within a predetermined magnitude range according to a magnitude control gesture. The gesture control device includes a gesture control interface (12) to recognize gestures and to provide an detection signal (d) indicative of recognized gestures.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.


08/11/16
20160231824 

Optical user interface


In an example, a system for detecting an object in an area over a screen of a mobile device may comprise a light source and a photodetector tilted toward the screen. Since a field of view of the photodetector and a radiation field of the light source may be directed toward the screen, the system may detect that a user performed a non-contacting gesture in the area over the screen.
Analog Devices, Inc.


08/11/16
20160231823 

Method to operate a gesture recognition system for a motor vehicle


A method to operate a gesture recognition system for a motor vehicle is disclosed. The method includes: detection of a movement gesture by a detection unit; generation of a movement vector, which represents the moment gesture, by the detection unit; transmission of the movement vector to a processing unit; comparison of the movement vector with at least two limit curves, which define at least three separate regions in a section of the vector space; and determination of a direction of the movement gesture as horizontal if the movement vector lies in a first region, as vertical if the movement vector lies in a second region, and as not able to be classified if the movement vector lies in a third region.
Daimler Ag


08/11/16
20160231821 

Display with built in 3d sensing capability and gesture control of tv


Information from execution of a vision processing module may be used to control a 3d vision system.. .
Intellectual Ventures Holding 81 Llc


08/11/16
20160231818 

Method for controlling an electronic device using a gesture command and a voice command


To control an electronic device, a combination of a gesture command and a voice command are used. A motion sensor is used to detect the gesture command and a sound sensor is used to detect the voice command.
Multimedia Image Solution Limited


08/11/16
20160231817 

Systems and methods for altering a state of a system using a remote device that processes gestures


Systems and methods systems and methods for altering a state of system using a remote device that processes gestures are described herein. The electronic device can communicate with the system in response to monitoring a user generated gesture or other interaction.
Google Inc.


08/11/16
20160231814 

System and providing complex haptic stimulation during input of control gestures, and relating to control of virtual equipment


A system is configured to provide haptic stimulation to a user. In one embodiment, the haptic stimulation is provided to the user in conjunction with the performance of one or more control gestures through which the user controls, for example, a game, a real world component or piece of equipment, and/or other entity.
Immersion Corporation


08/11/16
20160231807 

Electronic apparatus


An exemplary portable electronic apparatus includes a display provided at a front surface thereof and an infrared camera provided at a side surface thereof. A contour image indicating a contour of a hand of a user included in an image captured by the infrared camera, and a guide frame image indicating a region smaller than an imaging range of the infrared camera, are displayed on the display in perspective form such that the images are obliquely viewed images.

08/11/16
20160231785 

Mobile electronic device with an adaptively responsive flexible display


A mobile electronic device having a flexible display device is disclosed. A request to retrieve information from a server over a wireless network is triggered based on flexing the flexible display device and other gestures..
Apple Inc.


08/11/16
20160229678 

Gesture interface for beverage dispenser


A beverage dispensing system includes a plurality of beverage sources each containing a beverage component, and at least one flow valve connected to one or more of the beverage sources and operable to control a flow of the beverage component therefrom. The system further includes a graphical display that presents a plurality of available beverages and a gesture capture device that receives a selection gesture input to select a beverage from the plurality of available beverages.
Cornelius, Inc.


08/11/16
20160228770 

Virtual reality gaming utilizing mobile gaming


A mobile device is configured as a point and shoot type weapon for gaming, training, or the like. Utilizing the mobile device based weapon, such as a smart phone for example, a user thereof can simply aim the mobile device at a target and shoot.
At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp


08/04/16
20160224962 

Gesture-based signature capture


A customer engages in a transaction at a point-of-sale (pos) terminal, which necessitates obtaining a signature from the customer to complete the transaction. A device integrated or interfaced to the pos terminal electronically captures one or more gestures made by the customer in the air representing a signature of the customer.
Ncr Corporation


08/04/16
20160224240 

User state-adaptive text input


In one example, a method includes outputting, by a computing device (102) and for display at a display device (104) operatively coupled to the computing device, a graphical keyboard (124) comprising a plurality of keys, and receiving, by the computing device, an indication of a gesture detected at a presence-sensitive input device operatively coupled to the computing device. In this example, the method also includes detecting, by one or more sensors (154) of the computing device, data indicative of one or more user states determined to affect gesture accuracy; selecting, by the computing device and based at least in part on the indication of the gesture and the data, a particular candidate string; and outputting, by the computing device and for display at the display device, the particular candidate string..
Google Inc.


08/04/16
20160224236 

Touch screen recognizing a touch gesture


A touch-based user interface system comprising an arrangement for scanning a tactile sensor array to produce a corresponding array of measurement values that are presented to a processor for computation. The computation produces a plurality of running sums created from selected measurement values or functions of selected measurement values.
Advanced Touchscreen And Gestures Technologies, Llc


08/04/16
20160224213 

Application switching and multitasking


Displaying windows on a computing device includes displaying a first window on a display of a computing device. First user input corresponding to a drag gesture from a first edge of the display inward and away from the first edge is received.
Google Inc.


08/04/16
20160224203 

Using a perpendicular bisector of a multi-finger gesture to control motion of objects shown in a multi-dimensional environment on a display


A system and method for providing control of an object within a multi-dimensional environment that is being shown on a computer display, wherein two objects such as fingers define two points of contact on a touch sensor, a line being defined between the two points, a center point on the line between the two fingers being calculated and defined as a pivot point, and a perpendicular bisector of the line and that passes through the pivot point may be used to define a forward facing direction of an object within the multi-dimensional environment that is shown on the display screen, wherein the pivot point may be defined as being at a center or at a front facing point of the object. .
Cirque Corporation


08/04/16
20160224202 

System, method and user interface for gesture-based scheduling of computer tasks


Disclosed are systems, methods, computer program products, and graphical user interfaces for gesture-based scheduling execution of computer tasks. In one aspect of the invention, a system for scheduling execution of computer tasks detects a user's selection of a user interface (ui) element on a display of a user device and captures a user's gesture following the selection of the ui element.
Yandex Europe Ag


08/04/16
20160224184 

Registration of electronic displays


A method for operating computing devices (cds) to display an electronic document (ed), including: obtaining, by a first cd having a first touchscreen, a first plurality of screen coordinates associated with a first portion of a first gesture performed by a user; obtaining, by the first cd and from a second cd having a second touchscreen, a second plurality of screen coordinates associated with a second portion of the first gesture performed by the user; determining, by the first cd and based on the first plurality of screen coordinates and the second plurality of screen coordinates, an alignment of the first touchscreen and the second touchscreen; and displaying, by the first cd and based on the alignment, a first segment of the ed on the first touchscreen, where the second cd displays a second segment of the ed on the second touchscreen while the first segment is displayed.. .
Konica Minolta Laboratory U.s.a., Inc.


08/04/16
20160224133 

Rotational element enabling touch-like gestures


In one embodiment, the present invention provides an input device with a mechanical wheel which includes a touch sensor. In one embodiment, the wheel is a thumbwheel that uses a magnetometer to detect rotation of a magnet inside the thumbwheel.
Logitech Europe S.a.


08/04/16
20160224124 

Gesture control


gesture control uses electromagnetic power signatures. A signal is received and a power of the signal is determined.
At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp


08/04/16
20160224123 

Method and system to control electronic devices through gestures


The present disclosure provides a method for controlling a computing device through hand gestures, using augmented reality. The method includes detecting a toggle gesture.
Augumenta Ltd


08/04/16
20160224119 

Apparatus for unlocking user interface and associated methods


An apparatus comprising at least one processor and at least one memory including computer program code, the at least one memory and the computer program code configured to, with the at least one processor, enable the apparatus at least to: based on a determined characteristic of a received user interface unlock gesture associated with unlocking a user interface of an electronic device, unlock and orientate a display of the user interface such that it is orientated on a display screen of the electronic device according to an orientation associated with the determined characteristic.. .
Nokia Technologies Oy


08/04/16
20160224118 

Helmet-used touchless sensing and gesture recognition structure and helmet thereof


A helmet-used gesture recognition structure includes a transmission unit, multiple receiving units and a processing unit connected to the transmission unit and the receiving units. The transmission unit serves to transmit at least one signal.
Kdh-design Service Inc.


08/04/16
20160224113 

Accessible tactile features for blind and partially sighted pin entry and touchscreen usage


Embodiments of a tactile strip and systems including a tactile strip are generally described herein. A tactile strip may include a back side configured to be coupled to a touchscreen display and a front side opposite the back side.
Ncr Corporation


08/04/16
20160224036 

Gesture-based load control via wearable devices


A load control system may include control-target devices for controlling an amount of power provided to an electrical load. The control-target devices may be capable of controlling the amount of power provided to the electrical load based on control instructions.
Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.


07/28/16
20160219257 

Gesture-controlled rear-projection system


The present invention concerns an interactive rear-projection system (1), comprising, at least two projection means (10a, 10b), each adapted for projecting a part of an image onto a rear-projection foil attached to a transparent surface (2); an image processing module for the seamless composition of each projected image into a composite image; and gesture control means (4) for enabling a user (3) to interact with the composite image using one or more gestures.. .
Ameria Gmbh


07/28/16
20160219214 

Discriminating visual recognition program for digital cameras


Control of a camera is provided. Data describing a visual key is generated.
International Business Machines Corporation


07/28/16
20160219078 

Multimodal help agent for network administrator


Network management technology as disclosed herein generates and dynamically updates an intuitive, interactive visualization of a computer network in live operation. The network management technology interprets human user interactions, such as gestures, conversational natural language dialog, and combinations of gestures and natural language dialog, as network directives.
Sri International


07/28/16
20160219057 

Privacy controlled network media sharing


A privacy controlled social network including a first device that shares content with a second device through at least one network, where content is “encoded” or “locked” at the first device by applying a locking code. In embodiments, the locked content that is shared may include media that is locked by applying the locking code at the first device.
Codepix Inc.


07/28/16
20160217614 

Method and system for receiving gesture input via virtual control objects


Aspects of the present invention provide computer systems, apparatuses, computer-executable methods and one or more non-transitory computer-readable media for receiving gesture input via virtual controls. Examples include a computer-implemented method that includes receiving data indicating a physical environment state, processing the data to determine a physical position of at least one user, determining at least one physical anchor position within the physical environment state, mapping the physical anchor position to a virtual anchor position within a virtual environment state, wherein the virtual environment state includes a plurality of virtual coordinate positions that map to at least a portion of the physical environment state, determining a particular virtual coordinate position for at least one virtual control from the plurality of virtual coordinate positions, and instructing a display device configured to display the virtual environment state to display the virtual control at the particular virtual coordinate position..
Ccp Hf.


07/28/16
20160216886 

Gesture detection device for detecting hovering and click


There is provided a gesture detection device including two linear image sensor arrays and a processing unit. The processing unit is configured to compare sizes of pointer images in the image frames captured by the two linear image sensor arrays in the same period or different periods so as to identify a click event..
Pixart Imaging Inc.


07/28/16
20160216862 

Using gestures to deliver content to predefined destinations


Disclosed are various embodiments for using gestures to deliver content to predefined destinations. After a user designates a content item, a flick gesture is detected, where the flick gesture has a point of origin and crosses a trip line surrounding the point of origin.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.


07/28/16
20160216853 

Electronic device and displaying object in electronic device


An electronic device is provided. The electronic device includes a display and a processor configured to control to display of the display one or more first objects related to a selected item if the item is selected by a first gesture from among one or more items displayed on the display, and control to display on the display one or more second objects for performing a function of a selected first object if the first object is selected by a second gesture continuing from the first gesture from among the one or more first objects..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


07/28/16
20160216834 

Touch screen recognizing a touch gesture


A touch-based user interface system comprising an arrangement for scanning a tactile sensor array to produce a corresponding array of measurement values that are presented to a processor for computation. The computation produces a plurality of running sums created from selected measurement values or functions of selected measurement values.
Advanced Touchscreen And Gestures Technologies, Llc


07/28/16
20160216825 

Techniques for discerning between intended and unintended gestures on wearable touch-sensitive fabric


Techniques are described to discern between intentional and unintentional gestures. A device receives a first input from one or more sensors that are coupled to a flexible material to detect input from the user provided by manipulation of the flexible material.
Qualcomm Incorporated


07/28/16
20160216788 

Electronic device and scoring system and scoring method using same


A score system is applied to an electronic device. The electronic device includes a storage unit storing a mapping relationship between touch points and score values, and a touch screen generating input signals.

07/28/16
20160216772 

Behavior recognition system


A system for recognizing various human and creature motion gaits and behaviors is presented. These behaviors are defined as combinations of “gestures” identified on various parts of a body in motion.
Cybernet Systems Corporation


07/28/16
20160216771 

Image projecting device having wireless controller and image projecting method thereof


A projecting device includes a wireless controller configured for wirelessly detecting a gesture and accordingly generating a wireless signal; and a projector configured for receiving the wireless signal and accordingly controlling a projection image projected by the projector.. .
National Tsing Hua University


07/28/16
20160216769 

Systems and methods for mitigating gesture input error


Devices, systems, and techniques for mitigating error from gesture input are disclosed. A system may receive an indication of a first gesture input, determine that the first gesture input is an indicator gesture input, and, responsive to the determination that the first gesture input is the indicator gesture input, enter a gesture control mode during which the system is configured to control one or more actions related to a medical procedure.
Medtronic, Inc.


07/28/16
20160216768 

Systems and methods for mitigating gesture input error


Devices, systems, and techniques for mitigating error from gesture input are disclosed. A system may receive an indication of a first gesture input, determine that the first gesture input is an indicator gesture input, and, responsive to the determination that the first gesture input is the indicator gesture input, enter a gesture control mode during which the system is configured to control one or more actions related to a medical procedure.
Medtronic, Inc.


07/28/16
20160216761 

System for gaze interaction


A method and system for assisting a user when interacting with a graphical user interface combines gaze based input with gesture based user commands. A user of a computer system without a traditional touch-screen can interact with graphical user interfaces in a touch-screen like manner using a combination of gaze based input and gesture based user commands.
Tobii Ab


07/28/16
20160214623 

Hands accelerating control system


A touch vehicle control system having a gesture interface device with one or more touchless sensors that detect a position of a driver's appendage within a range of movement detected by the sensors. The touchless sensors send a signal to the controller that is indicative of the position of the driver's appendage within the range of movement which is then interpreted to be a vehicle command signal for a vehicle's mechanical system.
Continental Automotive Systems, Inc.


07/28/16
20160213323 

Room monitoring methods


A method is provided for monitoring a person in a dwelling. A detection is made of at least one of a person's motion, movement and gesture with a detection device.
Hello Inc.


07/28/16
20160213308 

Room monitoring device and sleep analysis methods


A method monitors a person's sleep parameters, sleep activities, sleep state, or awake status sleep. At least one of a person's motion, movement and gesture is detected for determining a person's sleep parameters, sleep activities, sleep state, or awake status.
Hello Inc.


07/21/16
20160212582 

System and detection of indoor tracking units


Disclosed is a system and method for obtaining ad-hoc the spatial layout and setup of installed radio-based indoor tracking systems at particular locations. The systems and methods can be implemented via an installed or web-based application that performs the ad-hoc detection of indoor beacons, which includes detecting the signal strength of all beacons at a location while the user performs a previously configured gesture.
Yahoo! Inc.


07/21/16
20160212466 

Automatic determining individual and/or collective intrinsic user reactions to political events


Embodiments disclosed herein may be directed to a video content server for: receiving, using a communication unit, a video stream of a user of a user device; analyzing, using a graphical processing unit (gpu), the video stream in real time; identifying, using a recognition unit, at least one object of interest comprised in the video stream; assigning, using a gesture analysis unit, at least one numerical value associated with at least one predetermined emotion to the at least one object of interest; and generating, using a reporting unit, a score indicating relevance of political content to the user based at least in part on the at least one numerical value.. .
Krush Technologies, Llc


07/21/16
20160212319 

Realtime capture exposure adjust gestures


Disclosed herein are systems, device, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable storage media for enabling semi-manual media capture. Semi-manual media capture can involve calculating optimal exposure settings in an auto-exposure loop, displaying a scene with optimal exposure settings in real time, receiving a manual adjust gesture, and adjusting the scene, in real time, based on the manual adjust gesture..
Apple Inc.


07/21/16
20160212317 

3d ir illumination for iris authentication


A system and method for iris authentication in an electronic device employ a presence detection sensor to detect when a user is close to the device. Thereafter, an array of gesture recognition ir (infrared) leds (light emitting diodes) on the device are activated, and the reflections thereof are used to determine the distance and location of the user from the electronic device.
Motorola Mobility Llc


07/21/16
20160212190 

Method and transmitting and receiving data


A method and apparatus for transmitting/receiving multimedia data in the form of divided data segments. The data transmission method of the present disclosure includes detecting a multimedia data transmission request, segmenting multimedia data into data segments according to a predetermined condition in response to the multimedia data transmission request, and transmitting the data segments selectively or as a whole.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


07/21/16
20160212172 

Visually intuitive interactive network management


Network security management technology as disclosed herein generates and dynamically updates an intuitive, interactive visualization of a computer network in live operation. The network security management technology interprets human user interactions, such as gestures, as network directives, and updates the interactive visualization in response to the network directives..
Sri International


07/21/16
20160212171 

Visually intuitive interactive network cyber defense


Network security management technology as disclosed herein generates and dynamically updates an intuitive, interactive visualization of a computer network in live operation. The network security management technology interprets human user interactions, such as gestures, as network directives.
Sri International




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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