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Method and apparatus for performing communication service based on gesture

Method and apparatus for performing communication service based on gesture

Method and apparatus for performing communication service based on gesture

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12/11/14
20140366127
 Touchscreen security user input interface patent thumbnailTouchscreen security user input interface
A touchscreen security interface for guiding a user in entering a “pattern-based password” (for example, a password based on one or more gestures of a fingertip or stylus). The touchscreen security interface can alternatively be displayed at multiple angular orientations which can make the password entry process more secure with respect to phenomena like grease attacks and shoulder surfing.
12/11/14
20140365980
 Frameworks, devices and methods configured for enabling gesture-based interaction between a touch/gesture controlled display and other networked devices patent thumbnailFrameworks, devices and methods configured for enabling gesture-based interaction between a touch/gesture controlled display and other networked devices
Described herein are frameworks, devices and methods configured for enabling display for facility information and content, in some cases via touch/gesture controlled interfaces. Embodiments of the invention have been particularly developed for allowing an operator to conveniently access a wide range of information relating to a facility via, for example, one or more wall mounted displays.
12/11/14
20140365979
 Method and apparatus for performing communication service based on gesture patent thumbnailMethod and apparatus for performing communication service based on gesture
A method and an apparatus for performing gesture-based communication service are provided, in which a first device detects a first motion, and when the first motion corresponds to a first gesture that belongs to a gesture group, receives information about a second motion from a second device. The first device may perform an event that corresponds to a combination of the first and second gestures, when the received information corresponds to the second gesture that belongs to the gesture group..
12/11/14
20140365976
 Frameworks, devices and methods configured for enabling gesture-based controlled display for facility information and content in respect of a multi-level facility patent thumbnailFrameworks, devices and methods configured for enabling gesture-based controlled display for facility information and content in respect of a multi-level facility
Described herein are frameworks, devices and methods configured for enabling display for facility information and content, in some cases via touch/gesture controlled interfaces. Embodiments of the invention have been particularly developed for allowing an operator to conveniently access a wide range of information relating to a facility via, for example, one or more wall mounted displays.
12/11/14
20140365942
 Frameworks, devices and methods configured for enabling touch/gesture controlled display for facility information and content with resolution dependent display and persistent content positioning patent thumbnailFrameworks, devices and methods configured for enabling touch/gesture controlled display for facility information and content with resolution dependent display and persistent content positioning
Described herein are frameworks, devices and methods configured for enabling display for facility information and content, in some cases via touch/gesture controlled interfaces. Embodiments of the invention have been particularly developed for allowing an operator to conveniently access a wide range of information relating to a facility via, for example, one or more wall mounted displays.
12/11/14
20140365928
 Vehicle's interactive system patent thumbnailVehicle's interactive system
The inventive concepts relate to a method executable on an interactive system of a vehicle with a touch-sensitive display, the touch-sensitive display including a screen configuration divided into a main area and a plurality of short-cut areas. Each short-cut area may be associated with a corresponding one of a plurality of applications and a pre-selected function of each application.
12/11/14
20140365896
 Frameworks, devices and methods configured for enabling a multi-modal user interface configured to display facility information patent thumbnailFrameworks, devices and methods configured for enabling a multi-modal user interface configured to display facility information
Described herein are frameworks, devices and methods configured for enabling display for facility information and content, in some cases via touch/gesture controlled interfaces. Embodiments of the invention have been particularly developed for allowing an operator to conveniently access a wide range of information relating to a facility via, for example, one or more wall mounted displays.
12/11/14
20140365891
 Frameworks, devices and methods configured for enabling touch/gesture controlled display for facility information and content with content and controls based on user attributes patent thumbnailFrameworks, devices and methods configured for enabling touch/gesture controlled display for facility information and content with content and controls based on user attributes
Described herein are frameworks, devices and methods configured for enabling display for facility information and content, in some cases via touch/gesture controlled interfaces. Embodiments of the invention have been particularly developed for allowing an operator to conveniently access a wide range of information relating to a facility via, for example, one or more wall mounted displays.
12/11/14
20140365883
 Haptic effect handshake unlocking patent thumbnailHaptic effect handshake unlocking
A system that unlocks itself or another device or electronic media enters an unlocked mode by playing a predetermined haptic effect and in response receiving a gesture based interaction input from a user. The system compares the interaction input to a stored predefined interaction input and transitions to the unlocked mode if the interaction input substantially matches the stored predefined interaction input..
12/11/14
20140365851
 Scrapbooking digital content in computing devices patent thumbnailScrapbooking digital content in computing devices
Techniques are disclosed for providing a scrapbooking function in electronic computing devices. The user can engage the scrapbooking function with a content sampling command that engages a scrapbook creation mode which virtually rips a digital content sample from a content source.
12/11/14
20140365485
Method and system for setting relationship between users of service using gestures information
A method for setting a relationship between users of a plurality of mobile terminals includes receiving, from a plurality of mobile terminals, information on gestures made on, and recognized at, the plurality of mobile terminals, respectively, with respect to a single user gesture; determining a gesture correlation between the recognized gestures and the single user gesture based on information on the recognized gestures; and determining whether to set a relationship between users of the plurality of mobile terminals based on the gesture correlation.. .
12/11/14
20140365336
Virtual interactive product display with mobile device interaction
A virtual interactive product display is provided. The interactive display includes a display screen and a plurality of sensors, including video cameras or motion sensors.
12/11/14
20140365333
Retail store customer natural-gesture interaction with animated 3d images using sensor array
A physical retail store is provided with both physical retail products and a virtual interactive product display. The interactive display includes a display screen and a plurality of sensors, including video cameras or motion sensors.
12/11/14
20140365332
Systems and methods for providing an e-commerce slip cart
A method for managing an electronic commerce (e-commerce) shopping cart may include, in a computing device comprising a touch screen, memory, and at least one processor, receiving a selection of one of a plurality of web pages associated with an e-commerce web site. The selected one of the plurality of web pages and an indication of the e-commerce shopping cart may be displayed on the touch screen.
12/11/14
20140365272
Product display with emotion prediction analytics
A system and method for determining customer emotional reaction to products is provided. The system may include a physical retail store with both a plurality of physical products for sale, and a virtual interactive product display allowing customers to virtually interact with three-dimensional rendered images of products.
12/11/14
20140365111
Systems and methods for defining a geographic position of an object or event based on a geographic position of a computing device and a user gesture
Systems and methods for computing a geographic position of an object or event based on a geographic position of a computing device and a user gesture are disclosed herein. According to an aspect, a method includes determining a geographic position of a computing device.
12/11/14
20140364199
Device-to-device transfer of wagering game objects
A method for transferring a wagering game object, monetary value, and/or non-monetary value between a mobile device and a second device is described herein. In some embodiments, the method can include presenting, on a mobile device, a graphical user interface configured to receive user input.
12/11/14
20140363796
Gesture-based cognitive testing
Gesture sensing is used as an input to perform cognitive function testing.. .
12/11/14
20140362422
Handheld device document imaging
A method of stitching frames of a video sequence to image a target document. The method comprises capturing a group of frames of a video sequence using an image sensor of a handheld device having a display, during the capturing, analyzing the video sequence to select iteratively a group of the frames, each member of the group depicts another of segments of a target document, during the capturing, sequentially presenting a plurality maneuvering indications, each the maneuvering indication is presented after a certain frame depicting a certain of the segments is captured and indicative of a maneuvering gesture required for bringing the image sensor to capture another frame depicting another segment of the segments, the another segment being complementary and adjacent to the certain segment, and stitching members of the group to create a mosaic image depicting the target document as a whole..
12/11/14
20140362402
Output setting device and computer-readable storage medium for computer program
An output setting device for setting a scale ratio for image size change when an image is reduced or enlarged to be placed in an output page is provided. The device includes a touch-sensitive panel capable of detecting a multi-touch; and a setting portion setting, when a multi-touch gesture for giving a command to change the image size is made on the touch-sensitive panel, as the scale ratio for image size change, a scale ratio closest to a present scale ratio from among scale ratios available when the image is reduced or enlarged in accordance with the multi-touch gesture in such a manner that at least one of a vertical dimension and a horizontal dimension of the image size is made equal to any one of a vertical dimension and a horizontal dimension of any one of standard sizes with an aspect ratio of the image remaining unchanged..
12/11/14
20140362274
Device, method, and graphical user interface for switching between camera interfaces
A method is performed at an electronic device with a display, a touch-sensitive surface, and a camera. The device displays a first camera interface on the display for a first virtual camera that produces media with first output dimensions.
12/11/14
20140362119
One-handed gestures for navigating ui using touch-screen hover events
Disclosed are a system and method for providing gesture-based user control of display functions with respect to a mobile electronic device. In an embodiment, the device is configured such that a user hover of a finger or thumb triggers a zoom and pan mode or a screen resizing and relocation function wherein the displayed material is decreased in scale and relocated to be adjacent the screen edge from whence the user is interacting with the screen..
12/11/14
20140362112
Frameworks, devices and methods configured for enabling transition of content in a user interface between a map-bound layer and a map-unbound layer
Described herein are frameworks, devices and methods configured for enabling display for facility information and content, in some cases via touch/gesture controlled interfaces. Embodiments of the invention have been particularly developed for allowing an operator to conveniently access a wide range of information relating to a facility via, for example, one or more wall mounted displays.
12/11/14
20140362015
Method and device for controlling the displaying of interface content
Provided is a method for controlling the displaying of interface content, said method includes: detecting a touch signal acting on a touch screen or a touchpad; judging whether a gesture corresponding to said touch signal matches with a preset gesture; and if the gesture corresponding to said touch signal matches with the preset gesture, then acquiring a mask area according to the gesture corresponding to said touch signal, and generating a mask layer on said mask area. According to the method, a mask layer can be generated on an interface to mask interface content through a simple touching operation, so as to prevent the interface content from being peeped by other people, thereby improving the security.
12/11/14
20140362009
Touch device and method for controlling the same to perform a power-saving function or a power-on function
A method for controlling a touch device to power on or power off has steps of receiving direction information of the touch device; determining if the touch device is oriented to a direction that is outside or inside a preset viewing angle according to the direction information; detecting a gesture present on the touch device; and performing a power-saving function or a power-on function when detecting the gesture present on the touch device and determining that the direction of the touch device is outside or inside the preset viewing angle. The foregoing technique can replace the power-saving function and the power-on function activated by pressing a physical power button.
12/11/14
20140361989
Method and device for operating functions in a vehicle using gestures performed in three-dimensional space, and related computer program product
A method to control functions in a vehicle using gestures carried out in three-dimensional space. When it is determined that a first gesture carried out in three-dimensional space is detected using an image-based detection procedure it is determined whether the first gesture is a gesture allocated to an activation of an operation of a function.
12/11/14
20140361988
Touch free interface for augmented reality systems
A method and system for augmented reality. Images of a real world scene are obtained from one or more from one or more image sensors.
12/11/14
20140361985
Information processing apparatus capable of recognizing user operation and method for controlling the same
An information processing apparatus according to the present invention can improve the operability when a user performs a gesture operation relating to a target object.. .
12/11/14
20140361982
Proxy gesture recognizer
An electronic device displays one or more views. A first view includes a plurality of gesture recognizers.
12/11/14
20140361981
Information processing apparatus and method thereof
An image obtained by capturing a gesture input region is acquired, and an object that makes a gesture is detected from the image. An intersection position at which the detected object crosses a determination region used to determine the position of the object with respect to the gesture input region is detected from the image.
12/11/14
20140361974
Karaoke avatar animation based on facial motion data
Apparatus, systems, media and/or methods may involve animating avatars. User facial motion data may be extracted that corresponds to one or more user facial gestures observed by an image capture device when a user emulates a source object.
12/04/14
20140359651
Electronic device and method of controlling the same
A method of controlling an electronic device is disclosed including a first step of displaying at least one first item corresponding to each of at least one candidate authorized user in response to a predetermined input, a second step of displaying a second item whose display state is changed according to a gesture, a third step of selecting one of the at least one first item according to a display state of the second item changed according to a first gesture input, and a fourth step of handing over control authority for gesture to a candidate authorized user corresponding to the selected one.. .
12/04/14
20140359540
Ubiquitous natural user system for human-machine interaction
A system is provided that includes sensor(s) configured to provide sensed input including measurements of motion of a user during performance of a task, and in which the motion may include a gesture performed in one of a plurality of 3d zones in an environment of the user that are defined to accept respective, distinct gestures. A front-end system may receive and process the sensed input including the measurements to identify the gesture and from the gesture, identify operations of an electronic resource.
12/04/14
20140359538
Systems and methods for moving display objects based on user gestures
Certain embodiments herein relate to systems and methods for moving display objects based on user gestures. In one embodiment, a system can include at least one memory configured to store computer-executable instructions and at least one control device configured to access the at least one memory and execute the computer-executable instructions.
12/04/14
20140359515
System and method for inputting text
A system and method for inputting text a system (10) comprising a feature identification means (2) configured to generate one or more features (12) from a plurality of samples (11), wherein each of the plurality of samples (11) are sampled at a different time and correspond to a location of a single continuous gesture on a gesture-sensitive keyboard as the gesture is being performed and, wherein each of the one or more features (12) relates to one of a plurality of targets of the gesture sensitive keyboard that a user may have intended to input when performing the gesture. The system comprises a prediction means configured to predict one or more terms (15) from the one or more features (12), the prediction means (5) comprising a prefix tree generating means (3) configured to generate a prefix tree of terms (13) which includes the one or more features (12), a path finding means (4) configured to find one or more paths (14) through the prefix tree of terms (13) given the one or more features (12), and a predictor (5).
12/04/14
20140359513
Multiple graphical keyboards for continuous gesture input
In one example, a method includes outputting, by a computing device and for display, a graphical user interface comprising a first graphical keyboard comprising a first plurality of keys. The method further includes determining, based at least in part on an input context, to output a second graphical keyboard comprising a second plurality of keys, and outputting, for contemporaneous display with the first graphical keyboard, the second graphical keyboard.
12/04/14
20140359510
Interactive digital map on a portable device
A digital map of a geographic area is displayed in a map sheet in a software application executing on a portable device. Several individually selectable location indicators are displayed over the digital map in the map sheet.
12/04/14
20140359504
Electronic device and method for controlling applications in the electronic device
An electronic device and a method control applications in the electronic device. The method of controlling applications in the electronic device includes: executing a plurality of applications in a foreground and a background; detecting the number of touch points input to a touch screen to select an application according to the detected number of the touch points; detecting a touch gesture for controlling the selected application; and controlling the selected application according to the detected touch gesture..
12/04/14
20140359478
Systems and methods for sharing a user interface element based on user gestures
Certain embodiments herein relate to systems and methods for sharing a user interface element based on user gestures. In one embodiment, a method can include selecting, based on a user gesture, a user interface element being displayed on an output device of the source computer.
12/04/14
20140359467
Directional touch remote
The present system and method is particularly useful for remotely controlling a device having one or more menus via a remote touch interface having at least an unstructured primary input area. A user can provide inputs to a touch interface without needing to view the interface and yet still achieve the desired response from the remotely controlled device.
12/04/14
20140359454
Mobile terminal and controlling method thereof
A mobile terminal and controlling method thereof are provided. If a screen of a touchscreen is locked, at least communication-connectable external device is automatically found and the found external device is displayed on the locked screen.
12/04/14
20140359450
Activating a selection and a confirmation method
An apparatus, method, and computer program product for: receiving an indication of a pre-defined gesture detected by a motion tracking device, in response to receiving the indication of the detected pre-defined gesture, activating a selection method, wherein the selection method is dependent on motion detected by the motion tracking device, and activating a confirmation method for confirming a selection, wherein the confirmation method is independent of motion detected by the motion tracking device.. .
12/04/14
20140359435
Gesture manipulations for configuring system settings
In some examples, a gesture configuration component provides for different ways to interpret gestures made by a user to specify various parameters of control settings to modify system or application settings. For instance, a user may change display settings for one or more display devices, such as resolution, orientation, and display arrangements.
12/04/14
20140359430
Animation editing
An animation can be selected. Pieces of the documents that pertain to the selected animation can be extracted from the document closure for the web page in which the animation appears.
12/04/14
20140359410
Method and apparatus for gesture-based data processing
Methods and apparatus are provided for data processing. A user gesture is detected.
12/04/14
20140358877
Method and system handling images on a multi-touch device
Disclosed is a system and method for gesture-based content-object rendering. The present disclosure provides for optimized display of a high-resolution image upon receiving input, such as a spread gesture, from a user respective of a displayed low-resolution image.
12/04/14
20140358368
Method and device for operating functions displayed on a display unit of a vehicle using gestures which are carried out in a three-dimensional space, and corresponding computer program product
A method to control functions displayed on a display unit of a vehicle uses gestures carried out in three-dimensional space. When a first gesture carried out in three-dimensional space is detected it is determined whether the detected first gesture is allocated to an activation of an operation of a function.
12/04/14
20140358332
Methods and systems for controlling an aircraft
Methods, aircraft, and instrumentation systems are provided. An aircraft instrumentation system includes a first sensor and a controller.
12/04/14
20140358302
Apparatus having gesture sensor
An apparatus having a gesture sensor is provided. The gesture sensor includes an image sensing unit and a processing unit.
12/04/14
20140357963
Portable electronic apparatus
A portable electronic device for providing a plurality of operation modes, emits light to an object to be sensed via a light source and senses reflected light from the object to be sensed via an optical sensor to generate a sensing signal. Based on this sensing signal, various functions can be performed, for example, remote control, proximity sensing, gesture sensing, hear rate sensing, blood oxygen saturation sensing, exhaled gas alcohol concentration sensing.
12/04/14
20140357370
Method and apparatus for processing gestures
A system that incorporates the subject disclosure may include, for example, a processor to perform operations including sensing a gesture performed by an object in a vicinity of a sensor, associating the gesture with the at least one gaming action responsive to determining that the gesture is a new gesture not previously associated with at least one gaming action of a plurality of gaming actions that control presentations produced by a gaming application, sensing by way of the sensor a subsequent instance of the gesture by the object or a different object, obtaining the at least one gaming action associated with the gesture responsive to detecting the subsequent instance of the gesture, and providing the at least one gaming action to the gaming application. Other embodiments are disclosed..
12/04/14
20140354605
Electronic device and handwriting input method
According to one embodiment, in a first mode, an electronic device displays a handwritten stroke on a screen, based on events which are input from a first sensor in accordance with a movement of a first object on the screen, and executes a first process corresponding to a gesture operation of a second object on the screen, based on events which are input from a second sensor in accordance with a movement of the second object on the screen. In a second mode, the device displays a handwritten stroke on the screen, based on events which are input from the second sensor in accordance with a movement of the second object on the screen.
12/04/14
20140354595
Touch input interpretation
A method of operating a touch display includes interpreting a touch input on the touch display as a first kind of gesture if a source of the touch input is of a first type and a parameter of the touch input is below a first threshold. The touch input is interpreted as a second kind of gesture if the source is of the first type and the parameter of the touch input is above the first threshold.
12/04/14
20140354587
Pressure sensitive projected capacitive touch sensing
A projected capacitive touch panel that can detect touch pressure. The cover layer of projected capacitive touch panel has protrusions with gaps that fill up partially when finger is pressed, thereby registering a large change in projected capacitance.
12/04/14
20140354569
Mobile phone capable of separating screen and controlling method thereof
Embodiments of the invention provide a mobile phone configured to separate a screen. The mobile phone includes a touch screen configured to display an execution screen of a predetermined application thereon and further configured to sense a touch input by a gesture of a user.
12/04/14
20140354550
Receiving contextual information from keyboards
Disclosed are techniques and systems for obtaining contextual information at least in part from a keyboard, to improve typing efficiencies and user experience. The contextual information may include keyboard attributes, typing metadata, user actions, and the like.
12/04/14
20140354549
Inputting tone and diacritic marks by gesture
Methods and systems for inputting tone and diacritic marks by gesture are provided. A method may include displaying a keypad for text input.
12/04/14
20140354540
Systems and methods for gesture recognition
According to various aspects, systems and methods are disclosed for the implementation of a touch-free, gesture based user interface for mobile computing systems. Aspects of the system describe components used for capturing digital video frames from a video stream using the native hardware of the mobile computing system.
12/04/14
20140354536
Electronic device and control method thereof
An electronic device including a projection module and a control method thereof are disclosed. The electronic device includes: a display module; a camera configured to capture a user gesture; the projection module configured to project a virtual control object on a plane within a predetermined distance from the electronic device; and a controller configured to display on the display module a screen associated with operations running on the electronic device, and upon receiving a predetermined user gesture through the camera, project a virtual control object on the plane through the projection module to control at least one of the operations running on the electronic device at the time when the user gesture is received.
12/04/14
20140354527
Performing an action associated with a motion based input
A method implemented by a computing device having a memory and a motion sensor detection sensor is disclosed. The memory stores an input model associated with a gesture input.
12/04/14
20140354436
Systems and methods for using a hand hygiene compliance system to improve workflow
A hand hygiene compliance (hhc) system that, in addition to monitoring hand hygiene, provides messaging and asset tracking capabilities to improve workflow amongst employees working at a facility. In one embodiment, the hhc system includes a control unit associated with a hand hygiene dispenser and programmed to enable use of one or more icons each time the control unit detects use of the hand hygiene dispenser by an individual, wherein the icons allow the individual to, without limitation, enter or update a pain status indicator that is representative of a patient's response to a pain status inquiry event.


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