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11/20/14
20140344766
 Remoting or localizing touch gestures at a virtualization client agent patent thumbnailnew patent Remoting or localizing touch gestures at a virtualization client agent
Aspects of the present disclosure are directed towards responding to a touch gesture at a touch-enabled computing device. An interface control element may be presented at a first computing environment provided by a computing device.
11/20/14
20140344765
 Touch sensitive ui pinch and flick techniques for managing active applications patent thumbnailnew patent Touch sensitive ui pinch and flick techniques for managing active applications
Techniques are disclosed for managing active applications on a touch sensitive computing device using a pinch and flick gesture input, referred to collectively herein as a manage active apps mode. The manage active apps mode allows a user to perform a pinch gesture on a display of active applications to form a stack of those active applications.
11/20/14
20140344748
 Incremental feature-based gesture-keyboard decoding patent thumbnailnew patent Incremental feature-based gesture-keyboard decoding
In one example, a method includes outputting, at a presence-sensitive display operatively coupled to a computing device, a graphical keyboard comprising a plurality of keys and receiving an indication of a gesture to select a group of keys of the plurality of keys. The method may further include determining, in response to the indication, a candidate word based at least in part on the group of keys.
11/20/14
20140344731
 Dynamic interactive objects patent thumbnailnew patent Dynamic interactive objects
Aspects of the systems and methods are described providing for modifying a presented interactive element or object, such as a cursor, based on user-input gestures, the presented environment of the cursor, or any combination thereof. The color, size, shape, transparency, and/or responsiveness of the cursor may change based on the gesture velocity, acceleration, or path.
11/20/14
20140344627
 Voice recognition virtual test engineering assistant patent thumbnailnew patent Voice recognition virtual test engineering assistant
System and method of systems and methods of controlling an ic test equipment in response to verbal commands issued by test equipment users. A control apparatus according to the present disclosure includes a speech detection device operable to detect verbal commands and test control software configured to control operations of the test equipment.
11/20/14
20140344408
 Recognition system for sharing information patent thumbnailnew patent Recognition system for sharing information
A system and method for sharing information between users based on recognition of the users and their associated processing devices in a scene. Interactions can be physical, verbal or a combination of physical and verbal gestures.
11/20/14
20140340706
 Cooperative image processing system, portable terminal apparatus, cooperative image processing method, and recording medium patent thumbnailnew patent Cooperative image processing system, portable terminal apparatus, cooperative image processing method, and recording medium
A cooperative image processing system includes an image processing apparatus and a portable terminal apparatus. The image processing apparatus includes a transmitter that transmits operation screen display data for reproducing an operation screen of the image processing apparatus to the portable terminal apparatus.
11/20/14
20140340524
 Systems and methods for providing normalized parameters of motions of objects in three-dimensional space patent thumbnailnew patent Systems and methods for providing normalized parameters of motions of objects in three-dimensional space
Systems and methods are disclosed for detecting user gestures using detection zones to save computational time and cost and/or to provide normalized position-based parameters, such as position coordinates or movement vectors. The detection zones may be established explicitly by a user or a computer application, or may instead be determined from the user's pattern of gestural activity.
11/20/14
20140340498
 Using distance between objects in touchless gestural interfaces patent thumbnailnew patent Using distance between objects in touchless gestural interfaces
A function of a device, such as volume, may be controlled using a combination of gesture recognition and an interpolation scheme. Distance between two objects such as a user's hands may be determined, at a first time point and a second time point.
11/20/14
20140340465
 Switching between views using natural gestures patent thumbnailnew patent Switching between views using natural gestures
The disclosure includes a system and method for switching between video views and data views. The system includes a controller, a view presentation module, a screen detection module and a view switching module.
11/20/14
20140340332
new patent Device, method, and graphical user interface with interactive popup views
A method of operating a multifunction device includes: displaying a respective view of a first application on the touch screen display, detecting a first touch gesture within the respective view, and in response to detecting the first touch gesture, displaying a popup view of the first application partially covering the respective view of the first application. The popup view corresponds to a full-screen-width view in a corresponding first application on a second multifunction device having a touch screen display with lower resolution than the touch screen display of the first multifunction device.
11/20/14
20140340327
new patent Portable multifunction device, method, and graphical user interface for interpreting a finger gesture
A portable device with a touch screen display detects a finger-in-contact event at a first position on the touch screen display and identifies a user interface object associated with the first position. The portable device determines whether the identified user interface object is moveable across the touch screen display.
11/20/14
20140340316
new patent Feedback for gestures
In some examples, an electronic device may provide haptic output associated with a gesture for performing a task using the electronic device. For instance, one or more sensors of the electronic device may detect movement of a touch input within an area of a display corresponding to an area of a graphical user interface.
11/20/14
20140340311
new patent Cursor mode switching
Methods and systems for processing input from an image-capture device for gesture-recognition. The method further includes computationally interpreting user gestures in accordance with a first mode of operation; analyzing the path of movement of an object to determine an intent of a user to change modes of operation; and, upon determining an intent of the user to change modes of operation, subsequently interpreting user gestures in accordance with the second mode of operation..
11/20/14
20140340304
new patent Efficient fetching of a map data during animation
A first digital map is displayed in a viewport at an initial position. When a user gesture that communicates motion to the viewport is detected, a trajectory of the viewport from the initial position to a target position is determined based on kinematic quantities of the communicated motion.
11/20/14
20140340303
new patent Device and method for determining gesture
A device and method are provided for determining a gesture. When a single form is generated through a gesture, a type of gesture generating the single form is detected.
11/20/14
20140340302
new patent Integrated gesture sensor module
An integrated gesture sensor module includes an optical sensor die, an application-specific integrated circuit (asic) die, and an optical emitter die disposed in a single package. The optical sensor die and asic die can be disposed in a first cavity of the package, and the optical emitter die can be disposed in a second cavity of the package.
11/13/14
20140337931
Indirect authentication
Techniques are provided for granting authorization to restricted content on a display device from an authorizing device. In one embodiment, the display device may operate in a display mode where only unrestricted content is accessible.
11/13/14
20140337807
Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and recording medium
There is provided an information processing apparatus including a processing unit configured to control combining of a captured image and an operation target image so as to generate a combined image for feeding back gesture recognition to a user. A degree of visualization of the captured image appears to be changed in the combined image..
11/13/14
20140337806
Interfacing with a computing application using a multi-digit sensor
A technology is described for interfacing with a computing application using a multi-digit sensor. A method may include obtaining an initial stroke using a single digit of a user on the multi-digit sensor.
11/13/14
20140337805
Information processor and computer program product
According to one embodiment, an information processor includes a detector and a controller. The detector is configured to detect position coordinates on a display screen specified with an object.
11/13/14
20140337802
Intuitive gesture control
In an embodiment, the computing unit determines a spherical volume region corresponding to a sphere and lying in front of a display device and the midpoint of the volume region. Furthermore, the computing unit inserts manipulation possibilities related to the output image into image regions of the output image.
11/13/14
20140337793
Mobile device and method for operating the same
There are provided a mobile device and a method for operating changing the shapes of a plurality of windows displayed in a display unit through a simple gesture. The mobile device includes a display unit, a touch screen panel and a processor.
11/13/14
20140337791
Mobile device interfaces
Electronic devices, interfaces for electronic devices, and techniques for interacting with such interfaces and electronic devices are described. For instance, this disclosure describes an example electronic device that includes sensors, such as multiple front-facing cameras to detect orientation and/or location of the electronic device relative to an object and one or more inertial sensors.
11/13/14
20140337732
Music playback control with gesture detection using proximity or light sensors
Example methods, apparatuses, or articles of manufacture are disclosed that may be utilized, in whole or in part, to facilitate or support one or more operations or techniques for music playback control with gesture detection using proximity or light sensors using, at least in part, output or measurement signals from one or more ambient environment sensors, such as, for example, a proximity sensor or ambient light sensor.. .
11/13/14
20140337726
Multi-action rows with incremental gestures
Methods, computer systems, and computer storage media are provided for initiating clinical actions associated with a clinical object on a touch screen interface using incremental gestures. A clinical object is presented in an object row on the touch screen interface, and clinical actions associated with the clinical object are determined.
11/13/14
20140337725
Systems and methods for providing feedback cues for touch screen interface interaction with chemical and biological structure drawing applications
Creating a graphical representation of at least one of a chemical structure and a biological structure using a touch screen interface may include identifying connection location(s) of an in-progress structure and connection location(s) of a separate structure element, determine, upon receipt of a gesture input moving the structure element towards the in-progress structure, that a distance between a first connection location of the in-progress structure and a first connection location of the structure element signals an intended connection of the structure element to the in-progress structure at or about the corresponding connection locations, analyze a resultant structure formed by connection of the in-progress structure and the structure element at or about the corresponding connection locations to determine a response, and provide a visible cue, an audible cue, and/or a haptic cue corresponding to the response.. .
11/13/14
20140334630
Adding audio sound effects to movies
A method of adding sound effects to movies, comprising: opening a file comprising audio and video tracks on a computing device comprising a display and touch panel input mode; running the video track on the display; selecting an audio sound suitable to a displayed frame from an audio sounds library; and adding audio effects to said selected audio sound using hand gestures on displayed art effects.. .
11/13/14
20140333717
Apparatus and method for image processing of vehicle
An image processing apparatus includes a lighting switch turned on or off based on a control signal input from an outside thereof to selectively radiate light to an object of a recognition target. A first diffuser is connected to the lighting switch and spreads the light radiated from the lighting switch to the object.
11/13/14
20140333670
Mobile device applications
Electronic devices, interfaces for electronic devices, and techniques for interacting with such interfaces and electronic devices are described. For instance, this disclosure describes an example electronic device that includes sensors, such as multiple front-facing cameras to detect orientation and/or location of the electronic device relative to an object and one or more inertial sensors.
11/13/14
20140333567
Information processing control device
An information processing device that includes a display, a touch panel that detects a gesture operation, a memory that stores a correlation between each of a plurality of effects that can be applied to an object displayed on the display and one of a plurality of gesture operations, and a processor that applies one of the plurality of effects that corresponds to the detected gesture operation to an object displayed on the display, and controls the display to display the object to which the one of the plurality effects is applied.. .
11/13/14
20140333565
Interactivity model for shared feedback on mobile devices
A system that produces a dynamic haptic effect and generates a drive signal that includes a gesture signal and a real or virtual device sensor signal. The haptic effect is modified dynamically based on both the gesture signal and the real or virtual device sensor signal such as from an accelerometer or gyroscope, or by a signal created from processing data such as still images, video or sound.
11/13/14
20140333562
Apparatus for remotely controlling another apparatus and having self-orientating capability
An apparatus for communicating with a target device includes: a sensing portion for sensing points of user contact with the apparatus and user gestures; a transmitting device for sending signals representative of user commands to the target device; a controller; and a memory including instructions for configuring the controller to perform a self-orientation process to determine a forward direction of a plane of operation for defining the user gestures.. .
11/13/14
20140333558
Light-based finger gesture user interface
A finger gesture user interface for an electronic device, including a housing for an electronic device including a front opening in a front outer surface of the housing, a rear opening in a rear outer surface of the housing, and inner sidewalls extending from the front opening to the rear opening to form a cavity, a display, mounted in the housing along a plane transverse to the front and rear openings, for rendering a 3d realm, a detector mounted in the inner sidewalls, operable to detect translation of a finger inserted in the cavity along a dimension of the cavity transverse to the display plane, and a processor connected to the detector and to the display for interpreting the detected finger translation as a user interface input command to move within the 3d realm along the dimension transverse to the display.. .
11/13/14
20140333551
Portable apparatus and method of displaying object in the same
A portable apparatus and a method of displaying at least one of object of the same are provided. The portable apparatus for displaying at least one of object includes using a touch and/or a touch gesture and a method of displaying a reproduction list of the portable apparatus.
11/13/14
20140333530
Mobile device gestures
Electronic devices, interfaces for electronic devices, and techniques for interacting with such interfaces and electronic devices are described. For instance, this disclosure describes an example electronic device that includes sensors, such as multiple front-facing cameras to detect orientation and/or location of the electronic device relative to an object and one or more inertial sensors.
11/13/14
20140333523
Gesture judgment method used in an electronic device
A gesture judgment method used in an electronic device having frame capturing function is provided. A plurality of mhi (motion history image) angles/directions are obtained from a plurality of corresponding mhis.
11/13/14
20140333522
Control of a control parameter by gesture recognition
A method for controlling at least one control parameter of a control element comprises determining first information indicating a distance between a part of a human body and a reference. Based on the first information, determining second information indicating a transformation relation between a gesture movement of the part of the human body and an effected change of the control parameter by the gesture movement.
11/06/14
20140331190
Non-straight gesture recognition method for touch devices
A non-straight gesture recognition method is used for a touch device which includes a touch display panel and a data processing module. The method comprises: a user draws on the touch display panel to form a non-straight line locus; next, the data processing module registers a movement time from the non-straight line locus and captures a plurality of locus points to establish a locus equation to calculate a first-order differential value and a quadratic differential value; finally the data processing module judges a locus configuration of the non-straight line locus based on the movement time, first-order differential value and quadratic differential value and orders the multi-touch device to execute a preset program corresponding to the locus configuration.
11/06/14
20140331189
Accessible self-service kiosk with enhanced communication features
Accessible self-service kiosks with enhanced communication features are disclosed. According to one embodiment, a method for interacting with a user of an accessible self-service kiosk may include (1) an accessible self-service kiosk entering a hearing-impaired accessibility mode for interacting with a user; (2) receiving, using at least one imaging device, a gesture made by the user; (3) the at least one computer processor accessing a database comprising a plurality of gestures and commands associated with each of the plurality of gestures; (4) the at least one computer processor identifying command that is associated with the gesture; and (5) the at least one computer processor responding to the command..
11/06/14
20140331187
Grouping objects on a computing device
Techniques are disclosed for providing a group mode in a computing device to group objects (e.g., files, photos, etc.) displayed and/or stored on the computing device into a bundle. The group mode can be invoked in response to a swipe gesture, a press-and-hold gesture, and/or other user input indicative that the group mode is desired.
11/06/14
20140331185
Method and array for providing a graphical user interface, in particular in a vehicle
A method and an array for providing a user interface, in particular in a vehicle. In the method, at least one graphical object designated for interaction is depicted in a display area out of reach for the user.
11/06/14
20140331175
Swipe-based delete confirmation for touch sensitive devices
Techniques are disclosed for providing a swipe-based delete confirmation mode in electronic touch sensitive devices. The user can engage the delete confirmation mode by performing a delete command, which causes the device to display a delete confirmation swipe gesture prompt.
11/06/14
20140331163
Method to mark user definable limits
A method of managing control of a drivetrain is provided. The method may include the steps of reading sensor data provided by one or more sensors configured to detect one or more operating parameters of the drivetrain, displaying one or more gauges on a touch screen device based on the sensor data, receiving one of a plurality of gestures through the touch screen device, and displaying one or more user definable limits for at least one of the gauges based on the gesture received where the user definable limits may be indicative of an operating threshold for at least one of the operating parameters of the drivetrain..
11/06/14
20140331158
Touch sensitive ui technique for duplicating content
Techniques are disclosed for providing a duplicate content mode in touch sensitive computing devices. The duplicate content mode can be used to copy content or objects to a target location using a multiple contact point drag and drop gesture.
11/06/14
20140331141
Context visual organizer for multi-screen display
In various example embodiments, a system and method for context visual organization for multi-screen display are provided. In example embodiments, assets are retrieved from one or more external sources.
11/06/14
20140330515
System and method for gesture-based point of interest search
A user, such as the driver of a vehicle, to retrieve information related to a point of interest (poi) near the vehicle by pointing at the poi or performing some other gesture to identify the poi. Gesture recognition is performed on the gesture to generate a target region that includes the poi that the user identified.
11/06/14
20140328516
Gesture recognition method, an apparatus and a computer program for the same
The invention concerns a gesture recognition method for gesture-based interaction at an apparatus. The method comprises receiving one or more images of an object; creating feature images for the received one or more images; determining binary values for pixels in corresponding locations of said feature images and concatenating the binary values to form a binary string for said pixel; repeating the previous step for each corresponding pixel of said feature image to form a feature map and forming a histogram representation of the feature map.
11/06/14
20140327920
Method and apparatus for using gestures to control a laser tracker
A method and system are provided for controlling a laser tracker remotely from the laser tracker through gestures performed by a user. The method includes providing a rule of correspondence between each of a plurality of commands and each of a plurality of user gestures.
11/06/14
20140327622
Alternative hypothesis error correction for gesture typing
In one example, a method may include outputting, by a computing device and for display, a graphical keyboard comprising a plurality of keys, and receiving an indication of a gesture. The method may include determining an alignment score that is based at least in part on a word prefix and an alignment point traversed by the gesture.
11/06/14
20140327608
Transforming visualized data through visual analytics based on interactivity
A data visualization application transforms visualized data through visual analytics. A detected gesture and associated visualization are processed through a visual analytics engine of the application.
11/06/14
20140326721
Locking system applicable in large container
A locking system applicable in a large container comprises a first component, a second component, and a latch (10). The latch (10) is movably received within the first component, and correspondingly the second component is provided with a groove (14) to receive a section of the latch (10) extending from the receiving section of the first component.
10/30/14
20140325566
Program guide interface systems and methods
An exemplary method includes a computing device presenting a program guide interface by way of a touch screen, detecting a pinch gesture provided in relation to the program guide interface, and presenting, in response to the pinch gesture, a plurality of graphical objects representative of a plurality of media programming channel groups. Each graphical object in the plurality of graphical objects is configured to function as a user-selectable jump point to specific programming guide information associated with a respective media programming channel group in the plurality of media programming channel groups..
10/30/14
20140325459
Gesture control system
A control system is provided based on the use of gestures and functioning especially in mobile terminals. The gesture control system is provided with a general purpose interface with its commands for applications to be controlled.
10/30/14
20140325458
Touch inputs interacting with user interface items
Techniques for managing user interactions with items on a user interface are disclosed. In one aspect, a representation of an opening is presented in response to touch input.
10/30/14
20140325457
Searching of line pattern representations using gestures
The gesture-based searching of a line pattern representation amongst a collection of line pattern representations. Upon detecting an input gesture, a computing system matches the input gesture against each of multiple pattern representations.
10/30/14
20140325443
Method and apparatus for operating menu in electronic device including touch screen
There is provided a method of operating a menu in an electronic device, including displaying the execution screen of a specific function on a touch screen, detecting a touch gesture having an arc trajectory in the state in which the execution screen is displayed, and displaying an arc trajectory menu related to the specific function in response to a touch gesture having the arc trajectory.. .
10/30/14
20140325441
User interface
A non-transitory computer readable medium storing instructions which, when executed by a processor of an electronic device having a touch-sensitive display, cause the processor to enable a user interface of the device, including presenting a list of items on the display, each item having content associated therewith, highlighting an item in the list by presenting a highlight marking on that item, translating the highlight marking within the list, in response to an object gliding along the display, and opening the content associated with the currently highlighted item, in response to a tap gesture on the display.. .
10/30/14
20140325429
Method for controlling the display of a document shown on a touch device
A method for controlling the display of a document shown on a touch device has the steps of recognizing a triggering gesture performed on a touch device, displaying a control object on the touch device when the triggering gesture is recognized, and changing a displaying level of detail of a selected document through the control object. The control object allows a user to directly adjust the level of detail of the selected document by zooming in or out with a simple gesture such as a drag or a tapping performed on the touch device..
10/30/14
20140325418
Automatically manipulating visualized data based on interactivity
A data visualization application automatically manipulates visualized data based on interactivity. Detected gestures such as touch actions, visual and audio commands, and eye-tracking are matched to an associated operation to be applied to data of the visualization.
10/30/14
20140325373
Operating environment with gestural control and multiple client devices, displays, and users
Embodiments described herein includes a system comprising a processor coupled to display devices, sensors, remote client devices, and computer applications. The computer applications orchestrate content of the remote client devices simultaneously across the display devices and the remote client devices, and allow simultaneous control of the display devices.
10/30/14
20140325353
Techniques to present a user interface for the visually impaired
Techniques to provide a user interface usable by anyone including the visually impaired are disclosed. Embodiments include dividing a display area of an electronic device into a workspace comprising a plurality of sections; associating each section with a different category; displaying a pane in a section including information for the associated category; receiving a touch gesture on a pane for a section; and outputting an audio signal comprising information of the pane.
10/30/14
20140325068
Content delivery infrastructure with non-intentional feedback parameter provisioning
A shared resource system, method of managing shared resources and services and a computer program product therefor. Service provider computers (e.g., cloud computers) including a resource management system, selectively make resource capacity available to networked client devices.


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