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Date/App# patent app List of recent Gesture-related patents
02/04/16
20160037070 
 Multi-mode power-efficient light and gesture sensing in image sensors patent thumbnailnew patent Multi-mode power-efficient light and gesture sensing in image sensors
Various embodiments comprise apparatuses and methods including an image sensor. In one example, the image sensor includes a read-out integrated circuit, a plurality of pixel electrodes, an optically sensitive layer, and a top electrical contact.
Invisage Technologies, Inc.


02/04/16
20160034887 
 Wearable device and  controlling the same patent thumbnailnew patent Wearable device and controlling the same
A wearable device including a touchscreen; a wireless communication unit configured to communicate with an external terminal including an electronic wallet (se, secure element), the external terminal wirelessly linked with the wearable device; and a controller configured to receive a preset user gesture, receive information relating to an account of the electronic wallet (se) from the external terminal in response to the preset user gesture, display the received information on the touchscreen, and process an nfc (near field communication) payment using the information displayed on the touchscreen.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.


02/04/16
20160034177 
 Detecting and interpreting real-world and security gestures on touch and hover sensitive devices patent thumbnailnew patent Detecting and interpreting real-world and security gestures on touch and hover sensitive devices
“real-world” gestures such as hand or finger movements/orientations that are generally recognized to mean certain things (e.g., an “ok” hand signal generally indicates an affirmative response) can be interpreted by a touch or hover sensitive device to more efficiently and accurately effect intended operations. These gestures can include, but are not limited to, “ok gestures,” “grasp everything gestures,” “stamp of approval gestures,” “circle select gestures,” “x to delete gestures,” “knock to inquire gestures,” “hitchhiker directional gestures,” and “shape gestures.” in addition, gestures can be used to provide identification and allow or deny access to applications, files, and the like..
Apple Inc.


02/04/16
20160034176 
 Gesture controlled screen repositioning for one or more displays patent thumbnailnew patent Gesture controlled screen repositioning for one or more displays
Control of a computing device using gesture inputs. The computing device may be a handheld computing device with a plurality of displays.
Z124


02/04/16
20160034175 
 Handling gestures for changing focus patent thumbnailnew patent Handling gestures for changing focus
Embodiments are described for handling focus when a gesture is input in a multi-screen device. In embodiments, if the gesture is incomplete a focus is maintained on a screen, display area, or displayed image that has the focus.
Z124


02/04/16
20160034174 
 System and  single-touch engagement with social media and other sites patent thumbnailnew patent System and single-touch engagement with social media and other sites
A mobile computing device running application software is provided that enables the aggregation of data from multiple sources into a single main feed, and is configured to receive touch input into the form of custom gestures. In an embodiment, a single gesture activates custom action related to data in the main feed.
Fortune Favors The Bold


02/04/16
20160034172 
 Touch device and control method and  determining unlocking thereof patent thumbnailnew patent Touch device and control method and determining unlocking thereof
A touch device and a control method and a method for determining unlocking thereof are provided. The touch device includes image capturing units configured nearby a touch surface respectively, and light-reflected objects are configured around the touch surface.
Wistron Corporation


02/04/16
20160034171 
 Multi-touch gesture recognition using multiple single-touch touch pads patent thumbnailnew patent Multi-touch gesture recognition using multiple single-touch touch pads
Described herein is a device and method that uses multiple touch-sensors on multiple ergonomically separated surfaces together with centralized, common processing to enable multi-touch performance for multi-touch applications. The device uses a combination of two or more separate touch-sensors with common processing to allow use of a wider portfolio of touch technologies which would otherwise only offer single-touch capabilities, for multi-touch applications.
Flextronics Ap, Llc


02/04/16
20160034170 
 Search using handwriting to invoke multi-window search result screen patent thumbnailnew patent Search using handwriting to invoke multi-window search result screen
A user can transition a computer from a reduced power mode to a higher power mode by inputting handwriting gestures on a touchscreen display of the computer. As well, the gestures are processed using a handwriting recognition engine and the result is used to query multiple sources of information including the internet and local data storage on the computer.
Sony Corporation


02/04/16
20160034153 
 Icon resizing patent thumbnailnew patent Icon resizing
Icon resizing techniques are described herein in which enable resizing of icons for a user interface to select between multiple available sizes may occur intuitively by using input or gestures applied to the icon to visually move the icon boundaries to a desired size. In operation, initiation of a resize operation to modify boundaries of an icon within a user interface is detected.
Microsoft Corporation


02/04/16
20160034143 
new patent

Navigating digital content by tilt gestures


A digital magazine application executing on a client device enables a user of the client device to view and navigate digital content. The digital magazine application detects tilt gestures based on changes in orientation of the client device detected by an orientation sensor of the client device.
Flipboard, Inc.


02/04/16
20160034134 
new patent

Disambiguation of touch-based gestures


At an application executing using a processor in a touch-sensitive device, a detection is made that the touch-based gesture does not correspond to a perimeter defining a action, wherein the touch-based gesture is made relative to the touch-sensitive device. A set of possible actions intended by the touch-based gesture is determined.
International Business Machines Corporation


02/04/16
20160034058 
new patent

Mobile device input controller for secondary display


Example apparatus and methods concern a first device (e.g., phone, tablet) controlling what is displayed on both the first device and on a second device (e.g., television, computer). The first device may detect the second device and establish a communication link and a context (e.g.
Microsoft Corporation


02/04/16
20160034044 
new patent

Method and controlling multi-experience translation of media content


A method or apparatus for controlling a media device using gestures may include, for example, modifying media content to generate first updated media content according to a comparison of first information descriptive of a first environment of the source device to second information descriptive of a second environment of the recipient device, capturing images of a gesture, identifying a command from the gesture, and modifying the first updated media content to generate second updated media content according to the command. Other embodiments are disclosed..
At&t Intellectual Property I, Lp


02/04/16
20160034039 
new patent

Information processing apparatus, operation control method and program


An information processing apparatus includes circuitry that is configured to provide a user interface to control a plurality of controllable objects. The user interface is associated with a gesture recognition area that is defined by a predetermined detection area of a sensor.
Sony Corporation


02/04/16
20160034037 
new patent

Display device and control method thereof, gesture recognition method, and head-mounted display device


The present invention provides a display device and a control method thereof, a gesture recognition method and a head-mounted display device. The display device of the present invention comprises a display unit, an open type head-mounted display, an image acquisition unit and a gesture recognition unit.
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160034036 
new patent

Oled multi-use intelligent curtain and method


An intelligent architectural curtain system includes a foldable, retractable curtain which has two fabric portions separated by a flexible oled display screen portion, which is used when deployed against the wall of an interior space. A controllable motor is used to controllably retract and deploy the foldable, retractable curtain to change between a folded state and a taut state.
Umm Al-qura University


02/04/16
20160030845 
new patent

Position-dependent gaming, 3-d controller, and handheld as a remote


Methods and systems for using a position of a mobile device with an integrated display as an input to a video game or other presentation are presented. Embodiments include rendering an avatar on a mobile device such that it appears to overlay a competing user in the real world.
Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.


02/04/16
20160030134 
new patent

Robotic hair transplantation system with touchscreen interface for controlling movement of tool


A system is disclosed for performing hair transplantation procedures. The system may include a robotic arm and a tool coupled to the robotic arm, the tool configured for hair harvesting, site making or hair implantation.
Restoration Robotics, Inc.


01/28/16
20160027467 

Room monitoring device with controlled recording


A system monitors a person in a dwelling. A detection device is in communication with the user monitoring device.
Hello Inc.


01/28/16
20160027409 

Methods, systems, and apparatuses to display visibility changes responsive to user gestures while running


In one embodiment, an electronic device to be worn on a user's forearm includes a display and a set of one or more sensors that provide sensor data. In one aspect, a device may detect, using sensor data obtained from a set of sensors, that a first activity state of a user is active.
Fitbit, Inc.


01/28/16
20160027201 

Image processing method, image processing device and image processing program


A system includes circuitry that receives a user input, which may be a gesture. The system smoothes a trajectory of the user input to generate a smoothed trajectory, when the user input is a first gesture that traces the trajectory over an image.
Sony Corporation


01/28/16
20160027199 

Object creation using body gestures


An intuitive interface may allow users of a computing device (e.g., children, etc.) to create imaginary three dimensional (3d) objects of any shape using body gestures performed by the users as a primary or only input. A user may make motions while in front of an imaging device that senses movement of the user.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


01/28/16
20160026857 

Image processor comprising gesture recognition system with static hand pose recognition based on dynamic warping


An image processing system comprises an image processor having image processing circuitry and an associated memory. The image processor is configured to implement a gesture recognition system comprising a static pose recognition module.
Lsi Corporation


01/28/16
20160026560 

Functional test automation for gesture-based mobile applications


A method for cloud-based functional testing of a mobile application includes running a functional test program on a server. The functional test program provides a graphical user interface (gui) that allows a user to select a mobile application and a mobile computing device having a touch-sensitive display screen for receiving user input.
Soasta, Inc.


01/28/16
20160026434 

System and continuous multimodal speech and gesture interaction


Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable storage media for processing multimodal input. A system configured to practice the method continuously monitors an audio stream associated with a gesture input stream, and detects a speech event in the audio stream.
At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.


01/28/16
20160026371 

Touch-based user interface control tiles


A user interface includes a digital image display canvas and a plurality of control tiles arranged on a rotatable carousel. A user can browse through the control tiles using swiping gestures that rotate the carousel.
Adobe Systems Incorporated


01/28/16
20160026358 

Gesture-based window management


A method, apparatus, and computer program product are presented for detecting a multi-touch gesture on one or more displays of an information handling device, the information handling device being associated with a plurality of display contexts, and invoking a window event in response to the multi-touch gesture, the window event being associated with one or more graphical window interfaces presented within a display context of the plurality of display contexts.. .
Lenovo (singapore) Pte, Ltd.


01/28/16
20160026357 

Touch-type terminal and method thereof for locating prompt box


Disclosed are a touch-type terminal and a method thereof for locating a prompt box. The method includes: receiving a slide gesture instruction and obtaining, according a preset coordinate system, coordinates of a start touch point which is corresponding to the slide gesture instruction and is on a touchscreen; when a prompt box pops up, dividing the touchscreen into multiple touch regions according to a size of the prompt box; counting the number m of times of the slide gesture instructions being received after a terminal is turned on, and calculating, according to the coordinates of the start touch points, the number of the start touch points which are corresponding to the slide gesture instructions received in the m times and are distributed on each touch region; and locating the prompt box in a touch region where the start touch points corresponding to the maximum number of slide gesture instructions are distributed on the touchscreen..
Zte Corporation


01/28/16
20160026336 

Denoising touch gesture input


In one embodiment, a computing device determines a touch gesture on a touch screen of the computing device. The touch gesture includes two or more data points that each correspond to a particular location on the touch screen and a particular point in time.
Facebook, Inc.


01/28/16
20160026267 

Vehicular operating device


Provided is a vehicular operating device that can improve input precision even during operation by the thumbs while the steering wheel is grasped. The vehicular operating device is installed in a steering device of a means of transport and receives an input operation, wherein the vehicular operating device is provided with an operation surface with which a detection object that performs the input operation comes in contact, and a sensor unit for detecting the position where the detection object comes in contact with the operation surface, the operation surface being provided with a design that indicates a rotation gesture area, and the sensor unit being such that a portion for determining a rotation gesture is made into an annular area accounting for the moveable range of the thumb used by the user to grasp the steering device..
Nippon Seiki Co., Ltd.


01/28/16
20160026257 

Wearable unit for selectively withholding actions based on recognized gestures


A wearable apparatus and method are provided for selectively disregarding triggers originating from persons other than a user of the wearable apparatus. The wearable apparatus comprises a wearable image sensor configured to capture image data from an environment of the user of the wearable apparatus.
Orcam Technologies Ltd.


01/28/16
20160026255 

Systems and methods for proximity sensor and image sensor based gesture detection


Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media are disclosed. For example, a dual sensor control device is disclosed that includes at least one processor for receiving information from a proximity sensor and an image sensor.
Eyesight Mobile Technologies Ltd.


01/28/16
20160026254 

Display device and driving the same


A display device and a method for driving the same are disclosed. The display device includes a display unit configured to display a pointer and a controller configured to differently control a motion of the pointer corresponding to a moving distance of a pointing part depending on a distance from the pointing part inputting a gesture command..
Lg Electronics Inc.


01/28/16
20160026252 

System and gesture recognition


Various aspects of a system and a method for gesture recognition may comprise a server communicatively coupled to a plurality of devices. The server receives a plurality of gesture profiles associated with each of the one or more devices.
Sony Network Entertainment International Llc


01/28/16
20160026242 

Gaze-based object placement within a virtual reality environment


A head mounted display (hmd) device operating in a real world physical environment is configured with a sensor package that enables determination of an intersection of a device user's projected gaze with a location in a virtual reality environment so that virtual objects can be placed into the environment with high precision. Surface reconstruction of the physical environment can be applied using data from the sensor package to determine the user's view position in the virtual world.

01/28/16
20160026236 

Method for displaying items in an electronic device when the display screen is off


A method for controlling display of at least one item in an electronic device is provided. The method includes, while a display screen of the electronic device is in an off state, detecting a gesture performed on a portion of the display screen using a low power controller and controlling, by the low power controller, to display the one or more items on the display screen in response to the detecting of the gesture.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


01/28/16
20160025973 

Compact heads-up display system


A portable heads-up display device for deployment on the dashboard of a vehicle. The device includes a housing suitable for mounting to or placing on a surface, and containing system electronics and a projector.
Navdy, Inc.


01/21/16
20160021511 

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.


01/21/16
20160021291 

Launching a camera of a wireless device from a wearable device


A system includes a wearable device (102) such as a smartwatch and a wireless device (104) such as a smartphone. A user provides to the wearable device a user input indicating a user desire to launch a camera of the wireless device.
Motorola Mobility Llc


01/21/16
20160021083 

Automated identity assessment method and system


A method, system and software for assessing an entity (15) at a first user terminal (13) connected to a data network (10). A control system (11) is used to receive an access request (101) from the entity (15) or an assessing user (16) at a second user terminal (14).
3fish Limited


01/21/16
20160020908 

Document signing via mobile device gesture


A system, method and computer program product for electronically signing documents on mobile devices. An example method includes receiving an electronic document at a mobile device.
International Business Machines Corporation


01/21/16
20160019743 

Methods and systems for magnifying selection windows in roulette games and accessing custom wagering profiles


A method for facilitating placement of wagers in an online game during game play includes displaying a first view of a wagering grid for an online game, with the wagering grid having lines. The method further includes receiving an input that is a gesture representing placement of a wager by a user on the wagering grid, and displaying a second view of the wagering grid that is a pop-up view.
Zynga Inc.


01/21/16
20160019424 

Optical touch-control system


An optical touch-control system is provided. The optical touch-control system includes a display unit; a light source; an image capturing unit, configured to capture a plurality of images reflected by the light emitted by the light source in front of the display unit; and a processor, wherein the processor determines whether a target object is located in an operating space in front of the display unit based on the captured images, wherein when the processor determines that the target object is in a touch zone of the operating space, the processor further determines that the target object is to perform a touch-control operation, wherein when the processor determines that the target object is in a gesture zone of the operating space, the processor further determines that the target object is to perform a gesture operation..
Quanta Computer Inc.


01/21/16
20160018983 

Touch screen video scrolling


A configuration method is provided. The method includes receiving a command for configuring touch screen functions associated with scrolling through a video file in a forward direction or a reverse direction at various speeds dependent on a direction and distance of movement of a touch screen gesture performed by a user.
International Business Machines Corporation


01/21/16
20160018982 

Touch-based gesture recognition and application navigation


An electronic device includes a display, a touch-sensitive surface, one or more processors, and memory storing one or more programs. The device displays a first user interface of a hierarchy of user interfaces of a software application associated with first and second pan gesture recognizers.
Facebook, Inc.


01/21/16
20160018981 

Touch-based gesture recognition and application navigation


An electronic device includes a display, a touch-sensitive surface, one or more processors, and memory storing one or more programs. The device displays a first user interface of a hierarchy of user interfaces of a software application associated with first and second pan gesture recognizers.
Facebook, Inc.


01/21/16
20160018980 

Electronic device with gesture display control and corresponding methods


An electronic device (100) includes a display (102). The electronic device can also include a user interface (110) to detect gesture input.
Google Technology Holdings Llc


01/21/16
20160018948 

Wearable device for using human body as input mechanism


The invention relates to wearable devices for sensing gestures. A watch, which is a wearable device, includes an ultrasonic system that has an ultrasonic transducer and one or more sensors and measures the location of a finger on the back of the user's hand.
Maxim Integrated Products, Inc.


01/21/16
20160018914 

Electronic devices and signature wakeup methods thereof


An electronic device including a touch sensor and a processing unit is provided. The touch sensor is disposed on or under a display, and generates touch data for a touch detected thereon or therenear when the electronic device is locked with the display in a sleep state.
Mediatek Inc.


01/21/16
20160018908 

Physical orientation calibration for motion and gesture-based interaction sequence activation


The presentation of interaction sequences to a user on a mobile communications device is disclosed. A first external input corresponding to a triggering of an interaction sequence delivery is received on a first input modality.
Adtile Technologies Inc.


01/21/16
20160018904 

Gesture recognition in vehicles


A method and system for performing gesture recognition of a vehicle occupant employing a time of flight (tof) sensor and a computing system in a vehicle. An embodiment of the method of the invention includes the steps of receiving one or more raw frames from the tof sensor, performing clustering to locate one or more body part clusters of the vehicle occupant, calculating the location of the tip of the hand of the vehicle occupant, determining whether the hand has performed a dynamic or a static gesture, retrieving a command corresponding to one of the determined static or dynamic gestures, and executing the command..
Edge3 Technologies Llc


01/21/16
20160018902 

Handheld computer systems and techniques for character and command recognition related to human movements


Systems and methods for human hand gesture recognition through a training mode and a recognition mode are disclosed. In the training mode, a user can move a handheld device with a hand gesture intended to represent a command.
Invensense, Inc.


01/21/16
20160018900 

Waking a device in response to user gestures


A wearable computing device can detect device-raising gestures. For example, onboard motion sensors of the device can detect movement of the device in real time and infer information about the spatial orientation of the device.
Apple Inc.


01/21/16
20160018899 

Detecting loss of user focus in a device


A wearable computing device can detect device-raising gestures. For example, onboard motion sensors of the device can detect movement of the device in real time and infer information about the spatial orientation of the device.
Apple Inc.


01/21/16
20160018898 

Raise gesture detection in a device with preheating of a processor


A wearable computing device can detect device-raising gestures. For example, onboard motion sensors of the device can detect movement of the device in real time and infer information about the spatial orientation of the device.
Apple Inc.


01/21/16
20160018895 

Private messaging application and associated methods


A mobile device application that enables users to easily engage in a private chat that. Users can switch from a normal chat to the private chat by performing a simple gesture.

01/21/16
20160018872 

Raise gesture detection in a device


A wearable computing device can detect device-raising gestures. For example, onboard motion sensors of the device can detect movement of the device in real time and infer information about the spatial orientation of the device.
Apple Inc.


01/21/16
20160016363 

3d printer and gesture based intuitive human interfaces for design of vehicles and other objects


The invention concerns new computer aided methods and apparatus for designing objects, particularly 3d objects, and especially those having a sculpted form such as found in automobiles, boats, planes, furniture and certain fashion apparel items. Preferred embodiments employ optical sensing, of the designers' hands, fingers, or styling implements, as well as other sensors such as gyros accelerometers and the like as desired.
Pstp Technologies, Llc


01/14/16
20160014722 

Method and beamforming in wireless device


The present disclosure relates to a pre-5th-generation (5g) or 5g communication system to be provided for supporting higher data rates beyond 4th-generation (4g) communication system such as long term evolution (lte). A method and apparatus for beamforming in a wireless device is provided.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


01/14/16
20160014261 

Securely unlocking a device using a combination of hold placement and gesture


A method includes receiving input from a touchscreen of a mobile electronic device, and receiving input from a plurality of contact sensors of the mobile electronic device, wherein the contact sensors are positioned along an external surface of the mobile electronic device. The method further includes unlocking access to the resources of the mobile electronic device in response to receiving input from the touchscreen meeting predetermined touchscreen input criteria and receiving input from the plurality of contact sensors meeting predetermined contact sensors input criteria.
International Business Machines Corporation


01/14/16
20160014260 

Securely unlocking a device using a combination of hold placement and gesture


A computer program product includes a computer readable storage medium having program instructions embodied therewith, where the program instructions are executable by a processor to cause the processor to perform a method. The method includes receiving input from a touchscreen of a mobile electronic device, and receiving input from a plurality of contact sensors of the mobile electronic device, wherein the contact sensors are positioned along an external surface of the mobile electronic device.
International Business Machines Corporation


01/14/16
20160012803 

Method for visual differencing with attribution


Art stream commands comprising gestures, drawing state, and attribution information are received from one or more clients participating in a collaboration session. The art stream commands enable the rendering of and provide source control for a visual document.
Adobe Systems Incorporated


01/14/16
20160012301 

Method and device for recognizing non-motorized road users


A method and apparatus for the automatic recognition of gestures or visual signals made by non-motorized road users (pedestrians, cyclists, traffic police, crossing guards, horse riders, etc.) in the vicinity of a motor vehicle. Images recorded by a digital camera on-board the motor vehicle are analyzed to determine whether a person is directing a traffic-related visual message at the driver of the motor vehicle.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc


01/14/16
20160012281 

Systems and methods of gesture recognition


Disclosed methods include a method of controlling a computing device includes the steps of detecting a gesture made by a human user, identifying the gesture, and executing a computer command. The gesture may comprise a change in depth of a body part of the human user relative to the 2d camera.

01/14/16
20160011772 

Denoising touch gesture input


In one embodiment, a computing device determines a touch gesture on a touch screen of the computing device. The touch gesture includes two or more data points that each correspond to a particular location on the touch screen and a particular point in time.
Facebook, Inc.


01/14/16
20160011769 

Systems and methods for interactive image caricaturing by an electronic device


A method for interactive image caricaturing by an electronic device is described. The method includes detecting at least one feature location of an image.
Qualcomm Incorporated


01/14/16
20160011749 

Method and using gestures for shot effects


A method and apparatus for editing video and changing video effects on a mobile device. The system is further operative permit a user to alter video effects on a mobile device through use of gestures.
Thomson Licensing


01/14/16
20160011737 

Mobile terminal and controlling the same


Disclosed are a mobile terminal and a method of controlling the same. The mobile terminal includes a display unit configured to display a content screen and a control unit configured to change an output state of the content screen with respect to a point from which a first touch gesture starts, in response to that the first touch gesture is sensed in the content screen, and when the first touch gesture which is continuously sensed in the content screen corresponds to a predetermined reference, perform control to search for other content associated with at least one piece of information extracted from the content screen..
Lg Electronics Inc.


01/14/16
20160011736 

System and creation and management of digital photo book


Disclosed is a digital photo book creation and management system based on a client-server technology, wherein the client device comprises a touch screen. The system comprises receiving one or more source (or virtual location) of one or more images, via a client user interface and downloading one or more images from the source into the server and client databases.

01/14/16
20160011720 

Multi-touch interface for blind real-time interaction


Apparatus and methods are disclosed for controlling multiple parameters on a multi-touch surface. Design of the apparatus and the multi-touch gestures enable unprecedented control of parameters by allowing the user to alter multiple parameters blindly in real-time with varying sensitivity..

01/14/16
20160011718 

Combined touch input and offset non-touch gesture


Methods and systems according to one or more embodiments are provided for combining touch inputs and offset non-touch gestures. In an embodiment, a method includes concurrently capturing touch input data on a screen of a user device and non-touch gesture input data, the non-touch gesture input data being indicative of a gesture performed in an area offset from the screen of the user device to inhibit obstruction of a user's view of the screen.
Qualcomm Incorporated


01/14/16
20160011715 

User interface for a touch screen


A non-transitory computer readable medium storing instructions which, when executed by a processor of an electronic device that includes a touch sensitive and pressure sensitive display, cause the processor to enable a user interface of the electronic device, by which a glide gesture along the display and an amount of pressure applied to the display both generate the same user interface command.. .
Neonode Inc.


01/14/16
20160011692 

Method and system for gesture detection and touch detection


A system has a gesture detection device with a plurality of input channels and an output channel which uses an alternating electric near field generated through at least one transmission electrode coupled with the output channel, wherein some of the input channels are coupled with receiving electrodes of the gesture detection device. The system further has a plurality of touch electrodes, wherein the touch electrodes are coupled with one of the input channels by multiplexing..
Microchip Technology Incorporated


01/14/16
20160011682 

Touchpad operational mode


A system can include a processor; a memory device having memory accessible by the processor; a touchpad operatively coupled to the processor; a display nonoverlapping the touchpad and operatively coupled to the processor; and instructions stored in the memory and executable by the processor where the instructions include instructions to instruct the system to: associate different individual gestures with different individual touchpad operational modes, select one of the touchpad operational modes responsive to receipt via the touchpad of an associated one of the gestures, and control rendering of a graphic to the display wherein the graphic includes a touchpad field and a control field associated with the selected one of the touchpad operational modes.. .
Lenovo (singapore) Pte. Ltd.


01/14/16
20160011678 

User terminal device for displaying application and methods thereof


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


01/14/16
20160011672 

Gesture control


A method of operating a touchless user interface on an electronic device is disclosed. The electronic device is configured to determine information regarding the position and/or movement of an input object.
Elliptic Laboratories As


01/14/16
20160011669 

Gesture recognition systems and devices


gesture recognition systems for detecting gesture commands in light conditions and in dark conditions including a computing system having a processor and a thermographic camera configured to detect infrared radiation from a gesture made by a user and communicate gesture image information to the processor for carrying out a computer-readable gesture command are shown and described. In some examples, the computing system and the thermographic camera are supported on an eyewear article frame.

01/14/16
20160011668 

3d gesture recognition


The description relates to 3d gesture recognition. One example gesture recognition system can include a gesture detection assembly.
Microsoft Corporation




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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