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new patent Smart lighting system and method
A smart lighting system for a vehicle is described. The smart lighting system includes at least one signal generator, and a lighting stem assembly.

new patent Electronic device with gesture actuation of companion devices, and corresponding systems and methods
An electronic device includes a biometric sensor, such as a fingerprint sensor, to identify biometric input. One or more processors are then operable to identify at least one paired device and at least one companion device operating within a wireless communication radius.
Motorola Mobility Llc


new patent Capturing smart playable device and gestures
This disclosure is generally directed to capturing aspects of a smart playable device. The playable device can include any device that is suitable for sports, games, or play, such as balls, discs, staffs, clubs, and the like.
Play Impossible Corporation


new patent Information processing device
An information processing device includes a communication interface that is communicable with an image forming device, a camera interface configured to receive image data generated by a camera, and a controller. The controller is configured to, based on the image data received through the camera interface, determine whether or not a predetermined gesture is performed by a user during a predetermined period of time after controlling the communication interface to transmit a print command to the image forming device.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba


new patent Smart playable device and charging systems and methods
This disclosure is generally directed to a smart playable device and charging systems and methods. The playable device can include any device that is suitable for sports, games, or play, such as balls, discs, staffs, clubs, and the like.
Play Impossible Corporation


new patent Combining gesture and voice user interfaces
A system includes a microphone providing input to a voice user interface (vui), a motion sensor providing input to a gesture-based user interface (gbi), an audio output device, and a processor in communication with the vui, the gbi, and the audio output device. The processor detects a predetermined gesture input to the gbi, and in response to the detection, decreases the volume of audio being output by the audio output device and activates the vui to listen for a command.
Bose Corporation


new patent Synthetic data generation of time series data
A method of generating synthetic data from time series data, such as from handwritten characters, words, sentences, mathematics, and sketches that are drawn with a stylus on an interactive display or with a finger on a touch device. This computationally efficient method is able to generate realistic variations of a given sample.
University Of Central Florida Research Foundation, Inc.


new patent Electronic device with gesture actuation of companion devices, and corresponding systems and methods
An electronic device includes a biometric sensor, such as a fingerprint sensor, that identifies biometric input received at the biometric sensor. One or more processors operable with the biometric sensor identify one or more companion devices operating within a wireless communication radius of the electronic device.
Motorola Mobility Llc


new patent Incremental multi-word recognition
In one example, a computing device includes at least one processor that is operatively coupled to a presence-sensitive display and a gesture module operable by the at least one processor. The gesture module may be operable by the at least one processor to output, for display at the presence-sensitive display, a graphical keyboard comprising a plurality of keys and receive an indication of a continuous gesture detected at the presence-sensitive display, the continuous gesture to select a group of keys of the plurality of keys.
Google Inc.


new patent Pressure-based gesture typing for a graphical keyboard
A computing device is described that outputs, for display, a graphical keyboard comprising a plurality of keys. The computing device receives an indication of a first gesture selecting a first sequence of one or more keys from the plurality of keys, and an indication of a second gesture selecting a second sequence of one or more keys from the plurality of keys.
Google Inc.


new patent

Interactive content for digital books

A graphical user interface (gui) is presented that allows a user to view and interact with content embedded in a digital book, such as text, image galleries, multimedia presentations, video, html, animated and static diagrams, charts, tables, visual dictionaries, review questions, three-dimensional (3d) animation and any other known media content, and various touch gestures can be used by the user to move through images and multimedia presentations, play video, answer review questions, manipulate three-dimensional objects, and interact with html.. .
Apple Inc.

new patent

System and touch/gesture based device control

A system and method for document processing includes a three-dimensional touch interface, a processor and associated memory. The processor generates thumbnail image data from received electronic document data and document format data corresponding to the electronic document data and the thumbnail image data.
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

new patent

Automated door

An automated door-opening device is disclosed that includes a first sensor disposed on the outside of the door. The first sensor is adapted to recognize a predetermined pattern of a gesture made by a patron.

new patent

Gesture based input system in a vehicle with haptic feedback

A vehicle haptic feedback system includes a haptic actuator, a detection device, and a controller. The haptic actuator is configured to provide haptic feedback to a vehicle driver.
Immersion Corporation

new patent

Smart playable device, gestures, and user interfaces

This disclosure is generally directed to a smart playable device and systems and methods of interacting with the playable device. The playable device can include any device that is suitable for sports, games, or play, such as balls, discs, staffs, clubs, and the like.
Play Impossible Corporation

new patent

Motor-activated multi-functional wrist orthotic

A multifunctional wrist orthotic comprising an electromyography (emg) sensor having at least two electrodes for attachment to a wrist of a user, an intertial measurement sensor (imu), a microcontroller unit (e.g., a arduino® mini) connected to the imu, a power supply unit. The microcontroller unit is configured to perform two-tiered gesture recognition, with the first tier comprising a fine gesture sensed by the emg sensor and the second tier comprising a gross gesture sensed by the imu sensor..
Purdue Research Foundation

Lighting commanding method and an assymetrical gesture decoding device to command a lighting apparatus

A gesture lighting source output command method for controlling a lighting apparatus, together with an asymmetrical, no facing, gesture decoding device for commanding a lighting source, by decoding gesture translational motions of a heat emitting object, e.g. A human hand, at distances up to 1.5 meters, in geometrical planes that may be not coplanar with the gesture decoding device plane, and comprising a casing with an embedded electronic controller and two dual pir sensors, geometrically arranged in a special manner, rotated 2α degrees one relatively to the other, fitted with specially designed fresnel lenses, their beam axis forming an angle of 2γ degrees between each other and an angle β with the vertical..
Cwj Power Electronics Inc.

Methods and systems to perform at least one action according to a user's gesture and identity

The present invention discloses methods and systems for performing at least one action at a system according to a user's gesture information. The required steps comprises of capturing the user's gestures information by a mobile apparatus, wherein the apparatus comprises an antenna, a processor, a storage medium, at least one accelerometer, wherein the accelerometer has at least 3 axis; comparing gesture information against one or more predefined gesture information at the mobile apparatus and when the gesture information matches a predefined gesture information, the mobile apparatus selects a first identity based on the predefined gesture information, sends encrypted information to a system through a reader wherein the encrypted information comprises the predefined gesture information, the first identity, a timestamp, and a device identity.
Pismo Labs Technology Ltd

Fire alarm inspection application and user interface

A system and method for facilitating inspection of fire alarm systems includes a graphical user interface rendered on a touchscreen display of a mobile computing device receiving selections of inspection results. The graphical user interface includes a testing pane, which indicates devices that are currently being tested, and a selection pane, which indicates devices yet to be tested.
Tyco Fire & Security Gmbh

Enhancing video chatting

A method for a computing device to enhance video chatting includes receiving a live video stream, processing a frame in the live video stream in real-time, and transmitting the frame to another computing device. Processing the frame in real-time includes detecting a face, an upper torso, or a gesture in the frame, and applying a visual effect to the frame.
Arcsoft Inc.

Biometric, behavioral-metric, knowledge-metric, and electronic-metric directed authentication and transaction method and system

A system to authenticate an entity and/or select details relative to an action or a financial account using biometric, behavior-metric, electronic-metric and/or knowledge-metric inputs. These inputs may comprise gestures, facial expressions, body movements, voice prints, sound excerpts, etc.
Nxt-id, Inc.

Floating soft trigger for touch displays on electronic device

A portable electronic device (100) having a touch screen (112) with a floating soft trigger icon (175) for enabling various functions of the electronic device (100), such as bar code reading, capturing rfid data, capturing video and images, calling applications, and/or placing phone calls. The floating trigger icon (175) is displayed on the touch screen (112) to enable easy identification and access of the trigger icon (175).
Datalogic Usa, Inc.

Systems and methods for adaptive gesture recognition

Systems and methods are described for adaptively recognizing gestures indicated by user inputs received from a touchpad, touchscreen, directional pad, mouse or other multi-directional input device. If a user's movement does not indicate a gesture using current gesture recognition parameters, additional processing can be performed to recognize the gesture using other factors.
Sling Media Inc.

Mechanism to create pattern gesture transmissions to create device-sourcing emergency information

A system may comprise a registration device configured to register patterns for users; a recording device configured to record a received pattern, as an electronic pattern, wherein the recording device recognizes the received pattern as one of the registered patterns; a receiving device configured to observe human movement patterns with a camera, transform the observed human movement patterns to an electronic signal, and receive the recognized registered pattern from the recording device by a first wireless transmission; a forwarding device configured to transmit the electronic signal, and the received recognized registered pattern to an alert service by a second wireless transmission; and an alert service, configured to receive the electronic signal and the received recognized registered pattern from the forwarding device and configured to transmit the electronic signal and the received recognized registered pattern to a second electronic device by a third wireless transmission.. .
International Business Machines Corporation

Dynamic user interactions for display control

The technology disclosed relates to using gestures to supplant or augment use of a standard input device coupled to a system. It also relates to controlling a display using gestures.
Leap Motion, Inc.

Gesture-based user interface

A computer-implemented method for enabling gesture-based interactions between a computer program and a user is disclosed. According to certain embodiments, the method may include initiating the computer program.
Capital One Services, Llc

User interface device, vehicle including the same, and controlling the vehicle

A user interface device includes: an output device having an output region predefined around an output unit; an acquisition unit acquiring information about a user's gesture performed around the output region; and a controller determining an area of a shielded region which is shielded by the user's gesture in the output region based on the acquired information and controlling output of the output device.. .
Hyundai Motor Company

Multimodal haptic effects

Embodiments generate haptic effects in response to a user input (e.g., pressure based or other gesture). Embodiments receive a first input range corresponding to user input and receive a haptic profile corresponding to the first input range.
Immersion Corporation

Method and smart home control based on smart watches

A method for controlling a smart home using a smart watch is disclosed. The method includes: detecting whether the smart watch has entered a sensing range of the smart home; detecting, after the smart watch has entered the sensing range of the smart home, whether the smart watch has established a wireless connection with the smart home; turning on, after the smart watch has established the wireless connection with the smart home, a smart-home-control function of the smart watch; and while controlling the smart home using the smart-home-control function, recognizing hand gestures of the user using the smart watch and controlling the smart home through the wireless connection to switch current working state of the smart home based on the recognized hand gestures of the user..
Huizhou Tcl Mobile Communication Co.,ltd

Location-based experience with interactive merchandise

A system for providing an interactive experience for multiple game-players. The experience is provided in a light-controlled setting where the game-players may wear or hold one or more of various toys (e.g., gloves).
Disney Enterprises, Inc.

Wearable device and controlling method thereof, and system for controlling smart home

A wearable device and a controlling method thereof, and a system for controlling a smart home. The wearable device comprises: a hand gesture identifying module, for by characteristic data to be identified of a wearer that is collected by a sensor, identifying out a current hand gesture action of the wearer; an appliance configuring module, for according to acquired information of each of household electrical appliances, establishing and saving correspondence relations between controlling commands of each of the household electrical appliances and corresponding hand gesture actions; and upon receiving the hand gesture action, looking up the household electrical appliance and the controlling command that match the hand gesture action by using the correspondence relations, generating a controlling message according to the matched information; a wirelessly connecting module, for receiving the controlling message and wirelessly sending the controlling message to a smart home controlling server..
Goertek Inc.

Method and system for assisting a driver in driving a vehicle and vehicle on which such system is mounted

The invention regards a method and a system for assisting a driver in driving a vehicle, as well as a vehicle with such system being mounted thereon. Information on an environment of a vehicle is obtained by sensing the environment.
Honda Research Institute Europe Gmbh

Handheld electronic devices with remote control functionality and gesture recognition

Handheld electronic devices are provided that have remote control functionality and gesture recognition features. The handheld electronic device may have remote control functionality in addition to cellular telephone, music player, or handheld computer functionality.
Apple Inc.

Gesture-based database actions

Computing systems and related methods are provided for performing database actions responsive to input gestures made by a user. One exemplary method involves a server identifying a gesture on a graphical user interface display on a client device, identifying a subset of displayed content on the graphical user interface display corresponding to the gesture, determining a database action based on at least one of characteristics associated with the gesture and the gestured content, performing the database action with respect to an object in a database, and updating the gestured content on the graphical user interface display to reflect performance of the database action..
Salesforce.com, Inc.

Method and identifying input features for later recognition

Disclosed are method and apparatus to recognize actors during normal system operation. The method includes defining actor input such as hand gestures, executing and detecting input, and identifying salient features of the actor therein.
Atheer, Inc.

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.
Nuance Communications, Inc.

Electronic device and providing visual notification of a received communication

A method disclosed herein includes displaying information associated with a first application in a display area of an electronic device, detecting a change in direction of a continuous gesture across at least a portion of the display area between a first direction and a second direction different than the first direction, the continuous gesture associated with a request to display information of a second application, the first application being different than the second application, in response to detecting the change in direction of the continuous gesture, reducing display of the first application to a first portion of the display area and presenting a preview of information associated with the second application in a second portion of the display area in which the first application was presented prior to detection of the continuous gesture, based on a first characteristic of the continuous gesture, discontinuing providing the first information and display the second application in the display area, and based on a second characteristic of the continuous gesture, discontinuing providing the second information and display the first application in the display area.. .
Blackberry Limited

Method and ego-centric 3d human computer interface

In the method, a processor generates a three dimensional interface with at least one virtual object, defines a stimulus of the interface, and defines a response to the stimulus. The stimulus is an approach to the virtual object with a finger or other end-effector to within a threshold of the virtual object.
Atheer, Inc.

User interface driven movement of data

A to-do list management system surfaces a user interface with a user input mechanism that displays a user actuatable element for each item on a user's to-do list. It senses a flick gesture and automatically moves a to-do list item to the user's agenda.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Gesture detection and compact representation thereof

Techniques are described that may be implemented with an electronic device to detect a gesture within a field of view of a sensor and generate a compact data representation of the detected gesture. In implementations, a sensor is configured to detect a gesture and provide a signal in response thereto.
Maxim Integrated Products, Inc.

Occluded gesture recognition

This document describes techniques and devices for occluded gesture recognition. Through use of the techniques and devices described herein, users may control their devices even when a user's gesture is occluded by some material between the user's hands and the device itself.
Google Inc.

Robot control using gestures

A method and a device for operating a robot are provided. According to an example of the method, information of a first gesture is acquired from a group of gestures of an operator, each gesture from the group of gestures corresponding to an operation instruction from a group of operation instructions.
Beijing Airlango Technology Co., Ltd.

Digital multimedia platform for converting video objects to gamified multimedia objects

Embodiments provide an interactive digital multimedia platform for converting existing video objects to gamified multimedia objects and a method for the same. An editor-user of the platform may modify an existing video object while the content of the video object is playing.
Abrakadabra Reklam Ve Yayincilik Limited Sirketi

Method for locking target in game scenario and terminal

A method is performed at a terminal for locking a target in a game application, the method comprising: obtaining input gesture information from a user on an operation interface of a game application; recognizing the gesture information to obtain a switching instruction of the game application corresponding to the gesture information; selecting an object category of virtual characters according to the switching instruction; locking a target virtual character in the object category according to a preset rule and performing an operation on the target virtual character; and after performing the operation, automatically repeating the locking and the performing operations on a next target virtual character in the object category until finishing a last virtual character in the object category.. .
Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited

Adjusting motion capture based on the distance between tracked objects

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

Color imaging using array of wavelength-selective optoelectronic elements as light-field image or sensor

Light-sensor array systems for capturing multiple-color images and light-fields using array of wavelength-selective optoelectronic elements (rather than wider-range photosensors prefaced with visible-band wavelength-selective optical elements such as color selective filters) as light-field or image sensors are presented. The light-sensor array can be one or more of transparent, bendable, and implemented on a curved surface.

System and capture and rendering of performance on synthetic string instrument

Synthetic multi-string musical instruments have been developed for capturing and rendering musical performances on handheld or other portable devices in which a multi-touch sensitive display provides one of the input vectors for an expressive performance by a user or musician. Visual cues may be provided on the multi-touch sensitive display to guide the user in a performance based on a musical score.
Smule, Inc.

Wearable device for safety monitoring of a user

A precise, gesture-based, safety monitoring system, method and device. The present invention comprises a controller, wherein the controller upon detection of a distress signal, sends an alert signal along with the location information of the user to a remote server.
M/s. Hug Innovations Corp.

Device, method and graphic user interface used to move application interface element

As triggered by a user gesture, application interface elements that belong to applications of a same type are made movable. The movable application interface elements are automatically gathered into a same folder on a user interface.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Edge-based hooking gestures for invoking user interfaces

Presented herein are techniques for invoking user interfaces in graphical computing environments involving “hooking” gestures applicable to an edge of a display. These gestures involve positioning a pointer near an edge of the display depicting the environment, and then moving the cursor to a second location that is distanced from but near the first location (e.g., moving the pointer into a corner of the display, and then toward the center of the display, or to a midpoint of an adjacent edge of the display), resulting in the presentation of the user interface under the pointer at the second location.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Speed/positional mode translations

Gestures for converting from a position control mode to a motion continuation mode are disclosed. A position control mode can be invoked when the user simultaneously places two or more fingers upon a sensor panel.
Apple Inc.

Detecting tap-based user input on a mobile device based on motion sensor data

A computing device can detect first and second device motions within a first time period. The first and second device motions may be separated by a second time period.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Apparatus and controlling operation of a component

Embodiments of the present invention provide a method for use in a vehicle, comprising determining a distance of a predetermined gesture from a reference location within a vehicle, and initiating an operation responsive to the gesture, wherein a mode of the operation is determined based upon the distance of the gesture from the reference location.. .
Jaguar Land Rover Limited

Technologies for adaptive downsampling for gesture recognition

Technologies for gesture recognition using downsampling are disclosed. A gesture recognition device may capture gesture data from a gesture measurement device, and downsample the captured data to a predefined number of data points.

Dynamic virtual object interactions by variable strength ties

Embodiments of the present invention provide a method, computer program product, and a computer system for utilizing variable strength ties to dynamically interact with objects in an environment. According to one embodiment, in an environment containing one or more controllable objects and a wearable device with at least one sensor and a variable strength tie projector, a first predetermined gesture is received from a user.
International Business Machines Corporation

Gesture recognition using multi-sensory data

A system comprising: a camera configured to capture one or more images of a user's hand; and a computer configured to: receive the one or more captured images, apply a mapping function to the received one or more images, thereby yielding one or more coordinates associated with at least one feature of the user's hand, wherein the mapping function is derived from a set of labeled images that are produced by applying a machine learning algorithm to training data which comprises images of a trainer's hand, wherein the images are labeled with coordinates obtained from multiple magnetic sensors attached to the trainer's hand.. .
Technion Research & Development Foundation Ltd.

Finger strip and use of said finger strip

The present disclosure relates to an infotainment system, to a locomotion vehicle, and to a user interface. The user interface may comprise: an input device for detecting swipe gestures of a user guided by a structure in respect of two dimensions, called “finger strip” in the following, a display device, and an evaluating unit.
Volkswagen Ag

Method, digital tool, device and system for detecting/recognizing in a radio range, in particular of an indoor area, repetitive motions, in particular rhythmic gestures, with at least one motional speed and each at least one repetition

A method, device, and system for detecting/recognizing in a radio range repetitive motions with at least one motional speed and each at least one repetition, is provided. The method includes the steps of collecting as input data for the repetitive motion detection/recognition based on the reception of quantifiable radio signals of an intended or unintended communication between a transmitting radio terminal being mobile or fixed and a receiving local fixed radio device in the radio range “received signal strength”-values related quantities or “channel state information”-quantities, and determining a pattern in the received radio signals, and accessing the peak value until the peak value in accordance with a threshold check provides a reliable statement, particularly being used for controlling purposes..
Siemens Schweiz Ag

Apparatus and methods for hygiene monitoring in restaurants and grocery superstores

This disclosure describes methods and apparatus for hygiene monitoring in chain restaurants and grocery superstores. Four sub-systems are introduced to take care of different aspects of hygiene in restaurants.

Gesture control method, gesture control device and gesture control system

Provided are a gesture control method, a gesture control device and a gesture control system. The gesture control method includes: establishing, by a mobile terminal, a wireless communication connection with a display device; displaying, by the mobile terminal, a gesture input interface corresponding to a current application of the display device; detecting, by the mobile terminal, a user gesture; converting, by the mobile terminal, the user gesture into an operation instruction corresponding to the user gesture; and transmitting, by the mobile terminal, the operation instruction to the display device..
Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited

Electronic device with an elevated and texturized display

An electronic device may have a multi-touch display device and a texturizing polymer layer. The texturizing polymer layer can elevate a surface portion of the texturizing polymer layer to a level to texturize information displayed on the multi-touch display device.
Hj Laboratories Licensing, Llc

Segment eraser

Technologies are described for a segment eraser, where predefined graphical shapes or ink entries (hand drawn shapes through touch, gesture, or similar input) are modified through deletion of one or more segments, rotation, resizing, color changes, and comparable ones. Binary shape operations such as union combination, fragmenting intersection, and subtraction are performed on underlying shapes to create new shapes in predictable ways.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Method and providing a user interface on a device enabling selection of operations to be performed in relation to content

A method comprising detecting, by an electronic device, a first input associated with a first selectable item of one or more selectable items displayed on a display, invoking, based on the first input, a menu for display adjacent an edge of the display, wherein the menu comprises one or more selectable icons and each icon represents a function, wherein when the first input is a continuous gesture extending to an icon displayed in the menu, performing the function associated with the icon.. .
Blackberry Limited

Assistive user interface touch detection based on time and proximity to target

A method comprises receiving a gesture as an input to a display screen; detecting the gesture via a controller; determining whether the gesture was received on a target touch interface or in a defined area adjacent to the target touch interface; determining whether the gesture was intended to be received on the target touch interface; and providing an output based on the determination of whether the gesture was intended to be received on the target touch interface. Determining whether the gesture was intended to be received on the target touch interface comprises measuring a length of time of contact of the gesture with the display screen and measuring a proximity of a point of contact of the gesture from the touch interface..
International Business Machine Corporation

Touch-sensitive remote control

A plurality of controlled devices are allocated in a physical layout. A touch-sensing and displaying panel detects a touching operation or gesture thereon or thereover, generates a position information in response to the touching operation or gesture, and displays a prompt information according to the position information, wherein the touch-sensing and displaying panel has a default virtual prompt layout corresponding to the physical layout of the controlled devices, and consisting of a plurality of default prompts, and the prompt information includes a prompt pattern consisting of a selected portion of the default prompts, and is changeable with the position information generated in response to the touching operation or gesture.
Touchplus Information Corp.

Hidden markov model-based gesture recognition with fmcw radar

A gesture recognition system is shown using a 77 ghz fmcw radar system. The signature of a gesturing hand is measured to construct an energy distribution in velocity space over time.
Texas Instruments Incorporated

Monitoring

A method including recognizing at least one gesture to define at least one computer-implemented virtual boundary in a monitoring space, wherein the gesture includes a motion along a path and at a location in a monitored scene space wherein there is a correspondence between the monitoring space and the monitored scene space; causing implementation of the at least one virtual boundary in the monitoring space corresponding to the scene space, wherein at least part of the virtual boundary is determined by the path in the monitored scene space and the at least part of the virtual boundary is located in the monitoring space at a corresponding location equivalent to the path location; and processing received data to generate a response event when there is, relative to the at least one virtual boundary, a change in a portion of the monitored scene space.. .
Nokia Technologies Oy

Gesture based feedback for wearable devices

Various systems and methods for providing wearable device feedback based on detected gestures and patterns of the gestures are described herein. A system for providing feedback based on detected gestures and patterns of the gestures includes an accelerometer; a gyrometer; a magnetometer; a gesture detection circuit to: detect a gesture performed by a user of the system based on data from the accelerometer, gyrometer or magnetometer; and determine a pattern of the gesture; a processor subsystem to determine a feedback pattern and a feedback intensity based on the gesture and the pattern of the gesture; and at least one feedback element to provide feedback according to the feedback pattern and the feedback intensity.
Intel Corporation

Communication system comprising head wearable devices

A communication system has head wearable devices arranged for wireless communication in an operating environment. A first head wearable device (100) has a camera (120) for capturing an environment image and a first processor (110) arranged for detecting a further head wearable device (150) based on a viewing direction of a wearer of the first head wearable device.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Altering properties of rendered objects via control points

Altering properties of rendered objects and/or mixed reality environments utilizing control points associated with the rendered objects and/or mixed reality environments is described. Techniques described can include detecting a gesture performed by or in association with a control object.

Method and controlling surveillance system with gesture and/or audio commands

A computer-implemented method controls aspects of a surveillance system using gestures and/or voice commands, and comprises: receiving one or both of an operator's skeleton input data and voice input data from a gesture detection camera and a microphone; using a processor, matching one or both of the received skeleton input data with a gesture stored in a database and the received voice input data with a text string stored in the database; matching one or both of the gesture and text string to a corresponding video management program command stored on the database; and transmitting the one or more video management program commands to a video management program of the surveillance system.. .
Avigilon Corporation

Devices and methods for accessing prevalent device functions

While displaying a first user interface that corresponds to a display-on state of an electronic device, the device detects a swipe gesture on a touch-sensitive surface. In response to detecting the swipe gesture: when the swipe gesture is in a first direction, the device replaces display of the first user interface with display of a camera application user interface; when the swipe gesture is in a second direction, the device replaces display of the first user interface with display of a mini application object user interface that is configured to include a plurality of mini application objects; when the swipe gesture is in a third direction, the device displays a first page of a multipage control panel user interface; and when the swipe gesture is in a fourth direction, the device displays a notifications user interface that is configured to display a plurality of notifications..
Apple Inc.

Device, method, and graphical user interface for manipulating windows in split screen mode

An electronic device detects a gesture input while displaying first content including a first hyperlink in a first window and a second window that includes second content. In response to detecting the gesture input, and in accordance with a determination that the gesture input corresponds to a first gesture type on the first hyperlink, the electronic device replaces display of the first content in the first window with display of third content that is associated with the first hyperlink.
Apple Inc.

Managing workflow tasks in touch screen mobile devices

A method, comprising: displaying a list of tasks on a touch-sensitive display of a mobile device; detecting a gesture on one of the tasks in the list that satisfies a predetermined condition corresponding to an action relating to the one task; and in response to the gesture satisfying the predetermined condition, executing the action in relation to the one task.. .
Nintex Pty Ltd

Gesture based controls for adjusting display areas

Some embodiments of the invention provide a map application with novel map exploration tools. In some embodiments, the map application executes on a mobile device (e.g., a handheld smartphone, a tablet, etc.) with a touch sensitive screen.
Apple Inc.

Device, method, and graphical user interface for navigating and displaying content in context

An electronic device displays one or more thumbnails. The device detects a first multi-contact gesture that includes movement of a first contact and a second contact; and, in response to detecting the first multi-contact gesture, the device displays content associated with a respective thumbnail and enlarges the content associated with the respective thumbnail to a respective enlarged size in accordance with the first multi-contact gesture.
Apple Inc.

User interfaces for retrieving contextually relevant media content

The present disclosure generally relates to retrieving and displaying contextually-relevant media content. In some embodiments, a device receives a request to display contextually-relevant media and, in response, displays a representation of a collection of media items relevant to a context of the device.
Apple Inc.

System and a blended reality user interface and gesture control system

A blended reality user interface and gesture control system includes one or more sensors, a head-mounted display, and a blending engine. The blending engine is configured to receive a live reality and virtual reality feeds, track movement of a user using the sensors, detect a command based on the tracked movement, blend the live and virtual reality feeds into a blended view based on the detected command, and display the blended view on the head-mounted display.

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

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

Aiding a swimmer in maintaining a desired bearing

Apparatuses, methods and systems for a swim apparatus are disclosed. One embodiment of the swim apparatus includes one or more sensors sensing motion of a swimmer, a direction indicator for indicating a direction to the swimmer, and a controller.
Pni Sensor Corporation

System and interactive video conferencing

A networked communication session is defined vis-à-vis parameter information received from a first device, and access to the networked communication session is provided to the first device. Access to the networked communication session is further provided to each of additional device(s) in accordance with information associated with each of the additional device(s).
Touchcast Llc

Method for recognizing a specific object inside an image and electronic device thereof

A method and an apparatus for recognizing a specific object inside an image in an electronic device are provided. The method includes displaying at least one image; detecting at least one gesture; selecting a recognition function related to at least one object existing in the at least one image according to the detected at least one gesture; and recognizing the at least one object using the selected recognition function..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd

Systems and methods of editing a chemical structure on a touch-screen

Gestures for creating chemical structures on a touch screen device include circular motions, check marks, and swipes that cause a touch screen enabled device to display symbols representing chemical structures or related information in response to the gestures.. .
Integrated Chemistry Design, Inc.

Detecting, representing, and interpreting three-space input: gestural continuum subsuming freespace, proximal, and surface-contact modes

Systems and methods for detecting, representing, and interpreting three-space input are described. Embodiments of the system, in the context of an soe, process low-level data from a plurality of sources of spatial tracking data and analyze these semantically uncorrelated spatiotemporal data and generate high-level gestural events according to dynamically configurable implicit and explicit gesture descriptions.
Oblong Industries, Inc.

Geospatial origin and identity based on dialect detection for text based media

A method for acquiring an author's geospatial location of origin from text based media through dialect detection. The method detects the dialect for a specified language using keywords, phrases, patterns, or gestures and identifies the geographical location for the author's origin or area of linguistic influence.
Babel Street, Inc.

Connecting graphical shapes using gestures

The present disclosure describes systems and apparatuses for connecting graphical shapes. A client digital data processor receives selection events.
Pegasystems Inc.

Display apparatus and controlling method thereof

A display apparatus and a controlling method are provided. The display apparatus includes a communication interface configured to receive a plurality of image signals from a plurality of external devices, a display configured to display a screen including a plurality of regions respectively corresponding to each of the plurality of image signals, and a processor configured to, in response to a directional touch gesture being input on the display, select a region from among the plurality of regions based on a direction of a directional touch gesture and control the display to display the selected region as a full screen..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Method and moving icon, an apparatus and non-volatile computer storage medium

The present disclosure provides a method and apparatus for moving an icon, an apparatus and a non-volatile computer storage medium. In embodiments of the present disclosure, an icon to be moved is determined, then the user's first operation gesture for the terminal is obtained, and an operation interface is determined according to the first operation gesture so that the icon can be moved into the operation interface.
Baidu Online Network Technology (beijing) Co., Ltd.

Banking services experience center

A system for creating an interactive banking experience includes: a facility for housing the interactive banking experience; a first electronic computing device for controlling the interactive banking experience, the interactive banking experience comprising one or more banking workflow scenarios; an environmental control system for creating ambient conditions corresponding to the one or more banking workflow scenarios; and a detection system for detecting gestures and voice commands from a user, the gestures and voice commands being used to activate workflow steps in the one or more banking workflow scenarios.. .
Wells Fargo India Solutions Private Limited

Time of flight based gesture control devices, systems and methods

A device includes a time-of-flight sensor configured to transmit an optical pulse signal and to receive a return optical pulse signal corresponding to a portion of the transmitted optical pulse signal that has reflected off an object within a field of view of the time-of-flight sensor. The time-of-flight sensor generates a range estimation signal including a distance to the object and a signal amplitude indicating an amplitude of the return optical pulse signal.
Stmicroelectronics, Inc.

Mobile terminal and control method therefor

The present invention relates to a mobile terminal capable of providing path information, and a control method therefor. The mobile terminal according to one embodiment of the present invention comprises: a camera; and a control unit for activating, if an event occurs, the camera, detecting whether the mobile terminal is in a vehicle-mounted state and whether the vehicle is traveling by using images received through the camera and, if it is determined, according to the detection result, that the vehicle is traveling in a state in which the mobile terminal is mounted on the vehicle, activating a gesture function of controlling the event by recognizing a gesture of a user..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and computer program

An information processing apparatus includes: a storage block configured to store at least one of a correlation between a pattern of a vibration detected on a head-mounted display as a result of a predetermined contact action and a type of data processing and a correlation between a pattern of an image outputted from an image-taking apparatus, the outputting being caused by a predetermined gesture action, and a type of data processing; an acquisition block configured to acquire at least one of information related with the detected vibration and the outputted image; and a data processing block configured to, according to each of the correlations stored in the storage block, execute at least one of data processing of the type corresponding to the detected vibration and data processing of the type corresponding to the outputted image.. .
Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.

Infotainment system, means of transportation, and device for operating an infotainment system of a means of transportation

A mode of transportation, an infotainment system, and a device for operating an infotainment system of a mode of transportation having a finger strip extending in a linear or curved manner for haptically guiding a finger of a user, a detection unit for detecting swipe gestures carried out on the finger strip, an analyzing unit for processing detected swipe gestures, and a linear light outlet extending at least approximately completely along the finger strip. The device acknowledges a user gesture by a light signal emitted from the light outlet in response to a user gesture detected by the detection unit..
Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft

Five finger foam adjustable hand

A foam hand is provided with the fingers and thumb extended outwardly in an open hand gesture. The hand includes a plurality of openings or slots into which the fingers and thumb can be selectively inserted for retention, and thereby configure the hand in multiple gestures.

Audio systems and methods

A system for receiving multiple conversations or messages and for playing the multiple conversations or messages with a mobile device and wireless earpieces. The system may determine various presentation parameters based on various characteristics of the received messages and may play the messages such that audio appears at distinguishing locations around the user.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Systems and methods for remote control of a television

Systems and methods for personalized video display include providing an interface on the touch device, maintaining a layout template that includes a primary video display window and a user selectable information window, and sending the layout template to the television. The television can display the template layout and embedded content.
Shadowbox Media, Inc.

Multi-mode input control unit with infrared and laser capability

A multi-mode remote control unit that has both infrared command and laser pointer capability. In some examples, the multi-mode remote control unit together with one or both of a television receiver and a television may implement simulated touch gestures that typically require a touch sensitive screen.
Echostar Ukraine L.l.c.

Managing unintended camera clicks

A camera invocation gesture to access a first camera on a mobile device is received by the mobile device. Responsive to receiving the camera invocation gesture, a second camera on the mobile device is utilized to ascertain a context associated with whether a user likely intends to take a picture.
Motorola Mobility Llc

Interactive virtual reality platforms

A framework for interactive vr content items provides for user interaction via placement of interaction points within vr content items that would otherwise be passively viewed by users on hmd devices. The interaction points are defined by positional metadata that contains information regarding when and where the interaction points should be displayed during the interactive vr content play.
Accenture Global Solutions Limited

Method and system for providing gesture recognition services to user applications

A method for providing gesture recognition services to a user application, comprising: storing sets of training data in a database at a server, the training data received from a sensor associated with the user application, the training data being indicative of characteristics of a gesture, the user application running on a client device; training a gesture recognition algorithm with the sets of training data to generate a trained gesture recognition algorithm, the output of the trained gesture recognition algorithm being an indication of the gesture; storing the trained gesture recognition algorithm in a client library at the server; receiving raw data from the sensor via the user application and storing the raw data in the client library; applying the trained gesture recognition algorithm to the raw data; and, when the trained gesture recognition algorithm recognizes the gesture, sending the indication of the gesture from the client library to the user application.. .

Gesture control device and method

A gesture control system for a device for determining which one of a plurality of devices is to be controlled by a gesture acquires images of a gesture from each of the electronic devices; establishes a three dimensional coordinate system for the gesture image; calculates an angle between a first vector from a start point of the gesture to a center point of each electronic device and a second vector from an end point of the gesture to the center point of each electronic device. Thereby, the electronic device intended as the object to be controlled by the gesture can be determined, according to whether the angle between the first vector and the second vector is less than a preset value.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

Gesture control device and method

A device for recognizing control gestures and determining which one device out of a plurality is the target of control acquires images of a gesture from each electronic device. A three dimensional coordinate system for each image is established, and coordinate of a central point of each electronic device determined.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

Nfc tags with proximity detection

Systems, apparatuses and methods provide for detecting the proximate placement of an external nfc reader to a specific location on a display surface. The display surface can be intended for viewing indicia and enabling interaction with an nfc communication device embedded within the display.
Avery Dennison Retail Information Services, Llc

Multi-function button for computing devices

A computing device is described that receives fingerprint data that is generated by at least one sensor of the computing device and determines, based on a comparison of the fingerprint data with data associated with a fingerprint of an authorized user of the computing device, whether to authorize access to one or more applications that are executable by the computing device. Responsive to determining that access to the one or more applications is authorized, the computing device determines a gesture indicated by the fingerprint data, selects, based on the gesture, an application of the one or more applications as a selected application, and outputs, for display, a graphical user interface of the selected application..
Google Inc.

Gestures for keyboard switch

In one embodiment, a method includes displaying a first touch-screen keyboard on a touch-screen display of a computing device; detecting a touch gesture on the touch-screen display; identifying the detected touch gesture as a particular touch gesture, the particular touch gesture being one of a plurality of touch gestures; determining, based on the identification of the particular touch gesture, a second keyboard to display on the touch-screen display, wherein the second keyboard is associated with the particular touch gesture; and displaying the second keyboard on the touch-screen display.. .
Facebook, Inc.

Application control using a gesture based trigger

Systems and methods for control of application actions using a modification trigger to visually modify an electronic document are disclosed. A computing device, such as a mobile computing device having a touchscreen display, can display an electronic document having a first portion and a second portion.
Snapchat, Inc.

Frequency-frequency graphical user interface for independent frequency control of the shaker head of a harvester

A graphical user interface is disclosed for controlling a harvesting system, the harvesting system driving each of two shaking actuator frequencies individually, the user interface setting or displaying the frequencies of the two actuators as a single point on a display—a frequency-frequency user interface (ffui). The ffui abstracts the tuning process of shaking with independent frequency control, allowing a user to choose the parameters for shaking the tree, e.g., frequencies, duration at a given frequency, etc., all while observing the effects of the shake taking place on the tree.
Nexgen Ag, Llc

Gestures involving direct interaction with a data visualization

Functionality is described herein for directly interacting with parts of a data visualization. For instance, the functionality allows a user to directly interact with data items to filter them out from the data visualization, and later restore them to the data visualization.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

System and interfacing with a device via a 3d display

The present invention provides a system and method for interacting with a 3d virtual image containing activatable objects. The system of the invention includes a 3d display device that presents to a user a 3d image, an image sensor and a processor.
Eyesight Mobile Technologies Ltd.

Collaboration with 3d data visualizations

An example collaboration system is provided in according with one implementation of the present disclosure. The system includes a sd display a 3d data visualization, at least two hand avatars of two different users, and a view field avatar.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development Lp

Speed/positional mode translations

Gestures for converting from a position control mode to a motion continuation mode are disclosed. A position control mode can be invoked when the user simultaneously places two or more fingers upon a sensor panel.
Apple Inc.

Systems and methods for switching sensing regimes for gloved and ungloved user input

The various embodiments described herein provide input devices configured to selectively operate in two different sensing regimes. The first sensing regime is configured to determine positional information for ungloved fingers in the sensing region.
Synaptics Incorporated

Wireless fob

A fob includes a housing, a processor positioned within the housing, and a transceiver positioned within the housing and coupled to the processor. The transceiver is configured to send signals to a remote device.

Recognition of pickup and glance gestures on mobile devices

Methods and systems for recognition of pickup and glance gestures for a mobile device are provided. An example method includes acquiring sensor data generated by at least one sensor of a mobile device.
Knowles Electronics, Llc

Method and unified free space pose input system navigation

A single pose is used in multiple postures to deliver at least a minimal core set of free space gestures for navigating within an interface, so as to be intuitive to users, easily remembered, straightforward for developers, and clearly defined for processing. A “thumb-extended” pose with fingers together and clenched and thumb extended and raised is oriented in four cardinal directions so as to manifest four distinct postures: right, left, up, and down.
Atheer, Inc.

User-input interaction for movable-panel mobile device

Aspects of the disclosure are directed to processing flex gesturing in a computing device that includes a plurality of display panels movable in relation to one another. Flex movement of a first display panel as detected by at least one flex sensor is assessed.
Intel Corporattion

Liquid crystal display

Provided is a liquid crystal display that can prevent occurrence of a scratch on a front surface of a polarizer and display a satisfactory image in performing a touch operation accompanied by frequent gesture operations of rubbing the front surface of the polarizer. The liquid crystal display includes: a display element including an in-cell or on-cell projected capacitive touch panel sensor and a polarizer disposed on a display surface of the display element; and a protective layer disposed on the polarizer.
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Determination of a mobility context for a user carrying a device fitted with inertial sensors

A method is provided for determining a mobility context for a user carrying a device fitted with inertial sensors. The method includes measuring inertial data from a set of inertial sensors of the device, taken at the time of execution of a reference gesture with the device, comparing the measured inertial data with prerecorded inertial data for various mobility contexts and for this reference gesture, and determining the mobility context according to the result of the comparison.
Orange

System and application controlled fragrance generation

A system and method for application controlled fragrance generation are disclosed. A particular embodiment includes: receiving a fragrance trigger from an application, the fragrance trigger being associated with a particular fragrance that corresponds to an event, action, image, sound, or gesture depicted in the application, determining a temperature needed to cause the particular fragrance to be emitted from a fragrance cartridge; and causing a thermal element to heat the fragrance cartridge to the determined temperature..
Intel Corporation

Personalized skin diagnosis and skincare

Methods, systems, and devices are disclosed herein for conducting skin analysis for a user. In one aspect, an apparatus for conducting skin analysis is disclosed, comprising: a reflective display operative to reflect an image of a user and to render a graphical user interface; an input interface operative to receive a user input for operating the apparatus, wherein the input interface includes a motion sensor module operative to detect gesture user input; an image capturing module, wherein the image capturing module is operative to capture an image of the user; a processing system configured to receive the captured image from the image capturing module, to receive the user input from the input interface, and to generate a skin profile corresponding to the user's skin condition based on the captured image; and a wireless communication module operative to transmit the skin profile outbound to a computing device, and operative to receive skincare feedback that is generated based on the skin profile from the computing device..
Cal-comp Big Data, Inc.

Biometric based false input detection for a wearable computing device

A wearable computing device includes various biometric sensors for recording biometric measurements of a user wearing the wearable computing device. The wearable computing device is further configured to interpret the biometric measurements as commands to be performed.
Daqri, Llc

System and dynamically exchanging, storing, updating, and interacting with digital identities on portable computing devices using interfaces, gestures and monitored activity

A system for storing and searching digital identities includes a mobile device including: a processor; a display coupled to the processor; a user interface device for sending a signal to the processor according to a user input; and a memory storing instructions that, when executed by the processor, cause the processor to: store a plurality of digital identities in the memory, herein each of the digital identities includes a name of a corresponding user, an address of the corresponding user, a contact email and/or phone number of the corresponding user, and additional characteristics pertaining to the user, displayed in a single screen of the mobile device, and wherein each of the digital identities is updated in real-time; sort the plurality of digital identities according to a search function upon receipt of a search command, the search command including a search term and an ordered combination of indexing values, each of the indexing values including one of a date, a location, and a category; filter the plurality of digital identities according to an output value of the search function and the search term; order the plurality of digital identities from highest output value to lowest output value according to the filtered plurality of digital identities; and display the ordered plurality of digital identities on the single screen of the mobile device, wherein the digital identities of third parties not associated with the first user are automatically installed on the mobile device based upon one or more of speed, location, distance, duration, network connection, and/or search history.. .
The Circle Project, Llc

Device and system having a user interface for emergency communications

The disclosure is directed toward a communication system having a mobile device using a gesture-based user interface. The mobile device may include a user interface that is configured to accept gesture-based commands from a user and relay important information to a responder server during emergency situations..
Prepare Protect Defend, Llc

Touchscreen precise pointing gesture

The precise touchscreen control allows a user to rapidly choose a point on a touchscreen, confirm that they've touched the point they intended, then perform a pan gesture to a new location, all without their fingertip obscuring any fine details on the screen.. .
Onshape Inc.

Touch screen device capable of executing event based on gesture combination and operating method thereof

A touch screen device capable of executing an event based on a gesture combination according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention, and an operating method thereof maintain a command database storing a plurality of predetermined gesture combinations, in which two or more gestures are sequentially combined, and commands corresponding to the plurality of predetermined gesture combinations, and confirm a gesture combination according to two or more touch inputs when a user inputs the two or more touch inputs onto a touch screen with an interval within a predetermined time, extract a command corresponding to the gesture combination from the command database, and execute an event corresponding to the extracted command.. .
Hancom Flexcil, Inc.

Gesture response

The present disclosure discloses a gesture response method and device. The gesture response method is performed by an apparatus including a touch sensing device, which further includes a touch sensor.
Beijing Xiaomi Mobile Software Co., Ltd.

Gesture-controlled piling of displayed data

Techniques and technologies for gesture-controlled piling of displayed data items are described. In at least some embodiments, a system for gesture-controlled piling of displayed data includes a display operable to detect at least one of a gesture proximate at least a gesture-sensitive portion of the display or a touch of a touch-sensitive portion of the display, the display configured to display a plurality of data items; a processing component operatively coupled to the display, the processing component configured to: control the display to display a plurality of data items; detect using at least one of the gesture-sensitive portion or the touch-sensitive portion a selection of a first data item of the plurality of displayed data items; detect using at least one of the gesture-sensitive portion or the touch-sensitive portion a selection of one or more second data items of the plurality of displayed data items; and control the display to alter the display of the plurality of data items such that the one or more second data items visually appear to be moved into a pile with the first data item..
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Method and processing hand gesture command for media-centric wearable electronic device

Disclosed are a method and apparatus for processing a hand gesture command for a media-centric wearable electronic device in an internet of media things and wearables (iomtw) system. The processing method according to an embodiment includes acquiring a hand image of a user, distinguishing a background area and a hand area in the acquired hand image, detecting a hand shape using the distinguished hand area and generating hand contour information describing the detected hand shape, detecting a hand movement path based on a change of the distinguished hand area over time and generating hand trajectory information describing the detected hand movement path, and recognizing a hand gesture of the user using the hand contour information and the hand trajectory information..
Industry-university Cooperation Foundation Of Korea Aerospace University

Information processing apparatus, information processing system, and information processing method

There is provided an information processing apparatus including a process execution unit configured to execute process relating to a user's gesture recognized on a basis of information from a sensor. The process execution unit determines, during a period after the gesture has been recognized, whether or not there is an input of operation information based on a user's operation, and the process execution unit refrains from executing the process relating to the recognized gesture when there is an input of the operation information during the period..
Sony Corporation

Foot gesture-based control device

A hands-free, heads up and discrete system and method for controlling a peripheral device using foot gestures is provided. The system includes a foot-based sensory device that includes one or more sensors, such as pressure sensors, gyroscopes, and accelerometers, that receive sensory information from a user's foot, interpret the information as being linked to specific commands, and transmit the commands to at least one display device for controlling the display device.
Orpyx Medical Technologies Inc.

Information processing apparatus, information processing system, and information processing method

There is provided an information processing apparatus including: a process execution unit configured to execute processes relating to voice operations recognized by a voice operation recognition unit configured to recognize the voice operations on a basis of information from a voice receiving unit and gesture operations recognized by a gesture recognition unit configured to recognize user's gestures recognized on a basis of information from a sensor. The voice operation recognition unit enters a voice operation waiting state in parallel with a gesture waiting state of the gesture recognition unit..
Sony Corporation

Electronic device for gesture recognition with improved data processing

An electronic device for gesture recognition comprises at least one transmission antenna port, at least reception antenna port, an analog-to-digital converter connected to the at least one reception antenna port, and first and second buffer memories connected to the analog-to-digital converter. The first and second buffer memories are configured to store data received from the analog-to-digital converter and configured to output the stored data in an alternating manner..
Infineon Technologies Ag

Touch and gesture pad for swipe/tap entry verification system

A touch and gesture pad for a swipe/tap entry verification system and a method of operating the touch and gesture pad are disclosed. The touch and gesture pad includes a housing that defines a compartment.
Magna Closures Inc.

Information processing system and information processing method

There is provided an information processing system enabling a user to provide easily an instruction on whether to continue speech recognition processing on sound information, the information processing system including: a recognition control portion configured to control a speech recognition portion so that the speech recognition portion performs speech recognition processing on sound information input from a sound collection portion. The recognition control portion controls whether to continue the speech recognition processing on the basis of a gesture of a user detected at predetermined timing..
Sony Corporation

Predictive information for free space gesture control and communication

Free space machine interface and control can be facilitated by predictive entities useful in interpreting a control object's position and/or motion (including objects having one or more articulating members, i.e., humans and/or animals and/or machines). Predictive entities can be driven using motion information captured using image information or the equivalents.
Leap Motion, Inc.

Method and system for correcting field of view using user terminal information upon playback of 360-degree image

A method and a system for correcting a field of view (fov) using tilt information of a user terminal upon playback of a 360-degree image. The method includes requesting to load a 360-degree image, correcting at least one of a tilt of the mobile terminal and a sensing value associated with a gesture input of the mobile terminal, for determining an fov of the 360-degree image, with respect to the 360-degree image, and playing back the 360-degree image by exposing an fov depending on at least the corrected tilt or the corrected sensing value..
Korea Advanced Institute Of Science And Technology

Method of passcode unlock using force detection

A system and method unlock a passcode-secured device using force detection and haptic feedback. When prompted for a passcode, a user applies a press and hold gesture, applying continuous pressure force, to a surface of the device while receiving tactile feedback at the surface in the form of vibratory pulses.
Blackberry Limited

Mobile device camera viewfinder punch through effect

In an example embodiment, an application is executed on a mobile device, causing generation of application graphical output in an application layer. The application layer is rendered on a touchscreen display.
Futurewei Technologies, Inc.

Outdoor ordering system with interactive menu elements

An ordering system includes a video display unit operable for displaying contents of a plurality of selectable menu screens and an input pad operable for capturing at least one gesture of a user in at least one direction over the input pad. The gestures are used to select from a plurality of selectable menu screens for display by the video display unit..
Lsi Industries Inc.

User interface and operating a system

The simple gesture control of the user interface can be used by visually impaired or blind people in order to enter telephone numbers or account numbers for example. The user interface and the method constitute a shift from the current paradigm of guiding a user on touchscreens, which has precisely the advantage of the handeye coordination allowed by the touchscreen, wherein a user touches the exact location on the touchscreen where a corresponding selection surface is visualized.
Wincor Nixdorf International Gmbh

Touch screen device allowing selective input of free line, and supporting selective input of free line in touch screen device

A touch screen device allowing a selective input of a free line according to the present invention first displays, when a user applies a touch input onto a touch screen, a free line according to the touch input on the touch screen, removes the free line when an additional touch input is not applied within a predetermined threshold time, and maintains the display of the free line when an additional touch input having predetermined fixed gesture information is applied onto the touch screen, so that only when the user applies a right touch input onto the touch screen, the touch screen device supports the user to fix the free line input by the user, thereby promoting convenience to the user.. .
Hancom Flexcil, Inc.

In-place contextual menu for handling actions for a listing of items

Techniques for providing an in-place contextual menu and user interface for email and other information management system triage are provided in which a contextual menu can be overlaid or replace an item on a view screen. The contextual menu can provide action commands specific to the type and state of the items selected in the feature view of the email or other information management system.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Closing, starting, and restarting applications

Described herein are embodiments that relate to implementation of multi-stage gestures, using multi-stage gestures to control applications, and allowing, under certain conditions, invocation of an open operation (which would normally only open an application or bring an application to the fore) to cause a target application to terminate before being newly opened. A multi-stage gesture may be used to invoke different functions at respective gesture stages of a same input stroke.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Computing system utilizing coordinated two-hand command gestures

A computing system utilizing coordinated two-hand command gestures. An embodiment of an apparatus includes a sensing element to sense a presence or movement of a user of the apparatus, including the sensing of command gestures by the user to provide input to the apparatus, a processor, wherein operation of the processor includes interpretation of the command gestures of the user and the implementation of actions in response to the command gestures, and a display screen to display elements to the user, where the display screen may display one or more elements use in command gestures, where command gestures include coordinated two-hand command gestures of the user..
Intel Corporation

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.
Oblong Industries, Inc.

Systems and methods of gesture-based control

Systems and methods of providing gesture-based control are provided. For instance, signals indicative of a presence of a user within a first interaction zone proximate a user computing device can be received.
Google Inc.

Modular hand gesture control system

A hand gesture control system to be operated via hand gestures to receive a call from a mobile phone includes: a casing; a control unit installed inside the casing; a hand gesture recognition unit installed inside the casing, including an image capturing module and a hand gesture recognition module, wherein the image capturing module captures an image of a hand gesture of a user and transmits to the gesture recognition module for comparison, which feeds back an operation instruction to the control unit corresponding to the comparison; a wireless transmission unit communicates with the mobile phone via a wireless communication protocol for establishing communication between the mobile phone and the control unit; a microphone disposed at an exterior of the casing in order to receive a user's voice; and a loudspeaker disposed at an exterior of the casing in order to output the user's voice from the microphone.. .
H.p.b Optoelectronic Co., Ltd

Hand gesture recognition system for controlling electronically controlled devices

A remote control including a sensing device incorporated into wristband and having sensors to provide signal inputs relating to the pitch, roil and yaw movements of a user's wrist. A continuous feedback loop with a drift detector receives the sensor signal inputs and a rotation matrix input and uses the sensor signal inputs to calculate a numerical error.
Horsemoon Llc

System and executing gesture based control of a vehicle system

A method and system for executing gesture based control of a vehicle system that include receiving at least one signal that pertains to at least one muscle movement from sensors disposed within a gear shift knob. The method and system also include determining at least one gesture based on the at least one signal.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Platform for gestural gaming device

Systems and methods are described for playing a game using a gestural gaming device. In an embodiment, the gestural gaming device includes a processor, a sensor, a communications transceiver, and a plurality of lighting elements.

Interactive fabric

This document describes techniques using, and objects embodying, an interactive fabric which is configured to sense user interactions in the form of single or multi-touch-input (e.g., gestures). The interactive fabric may be integrated into a wearable interactive garment (e.g., a jacket, shirt, or pants) that is coupled (e.g., via a wired or wireless connection) to a gesture manager.
Google Inc.

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.

Capacitive gesture detection system and methods thereof

Apparatus and methods are disclosed related to managing characteristics of a mobile device based upon capacitive detection of materials proximate the mobile device, a capacitive gesture system that can allow the same gestures be used in arbitrary locations within range of a mobile device. One such method includes receiving a first capacitive sensor measurement with a first capacitive sensor of the mobile device.
Analog Devices, Inc.

System and temporal manipulation in virtual environments

A system includes a first and a second hand tracking device, the first and second hand tracking devices being configured to provide position information associated with hands of a user; hardware processors; a memory; and a temporal manipulation module. The temporal manipulation module is configured to perform operations including recording changes made in a virtual reality (vr) environment involving the user, thereby creating a recorded content, detecting a first revolution gesture performed by the user with the first and second hand tracking devices, the first revolution gesture including the first and second hand tracking devices revolving in a circular motion about a common axis, stopping the recording based on detecting the first revolution gesture, rewinding through the recorded content based on the first revolution gesture and, during the rewinding, displaying the recorded content in the vr environment, the displaying including altering the vr environment based on the recorded content..
Unity Ipr Aps

Method and system for using and inspecting e-tickets on a user terminal

A method for inspecting an e-ticket on a mobile communication device of a user, including rendering the e-ticket on a display of the mobile communication device, wherein the e-ticket includes a ticket information area for displaying user related information, and a ticket validation area for displaying inspection related information when at least one predefined condition is met, enabling a ticket inspector to execute a checking gesture in the ticket validation area when the ticket inspector ascertains one or more predefined identifiers in the ticket validation area, displaying a confirmation code in the ticket validation area, upon execution of the checking gesture, enabling the ticket inspector to execute a confirmation gesture in the ticket validation area when the displayed confirmation code matches a predefined confirmation code, and marking the e-ticket as used upon execution of the confirmation gesture.. .
W-zup Communication Oy

Capturing recognizing a gesture and/or a viewing direction of an occupant of a motor vehicle by synchronous actuation of lighting units, operating arrangement, motor vehicle and method

The invention relates to a capturing apparatus (3) for recognizing a gesture and/or a viewing direction of an occupant (13) of a motor vehicle (1), comprising a first sensor device (5) and comprising at least one second sensor device (6), wherein each of the sensor devices (5, 6) respectively has a lighting unit (7) for emitting light (11), a receiving unit (8) for receiving the light (12) reflected by the occupant (13) and a computer unit (9) for actuating the lighting unit (7) and for recognizing the gesture and/or the viewing direction on the basis of the reflected light (12), wherein the computer units (9) of the sensor devices (5, 6) are designed to actuate the lighting units (7) synchronously as a function of a synchronization signal.. .
Valeo Schalter Und Sensoren Gmbh

System and interpreting interpersonal communication

A method for interpreting interpersonal communication includes monitoring a first interaction between two or more individuals using a set of monitoring devices including a camera, a microphone, and the like. A culture and personality type of at least one individual is identified based on the monitored first interaction.
International Business Machines Corporation

Method and system of using spatially-defined and pattern-defined gesturing passwords

Exemplified herein is a system and method to accept password on a touch-screen hmi (human-machine interface) device. The system and method uses a combination of tactile gestures that are each received at predefined quadrants (or regions) or the touch-screen.
General Electric Company

Method and executing function on a plurality of items on list

Method and apparatus for executing function on a plurality of items on list are provided, one of methods comprises, receiving a touch gesture in a first direction on a first item on a list, determining the first item to be an execution target of a preset function in response to the touch gesture in the first direction, receiving a touch gesture in a second direction on a second item, adding the second item as an execution target of the preset function in response to the touch gesture in the second direction, receiving a touch gesture in the first direction, which is successive to the touch gesture in the second direction, on the added second item and executing the preset function on the first item and the second item in response to the touch gesture in the first direction on the added second item.. .
Samsung Sds Co., Ltd.

System and using touch interaction based on location of touch on a touch screen

Exemplified herein is a system and method to accept password on a touch-screen hmi (human-machine interface) device. The system and method uses a combination of tactile gestures that are each received at predefined quadrants (or regions) or the touch-screen.
General Electric Company

Input device and input method

A contact unit includes a plurality of areas capable of exciting a surface of a touch panel individually. A control unit controls a state of the plurality of areas individually based on a pre-stored excitation pattern when a user control unit is used.
Jvc Kenwood Corporation

Detection of user gestures

In one example, a system may include a display including a display screen; a display controller configured to display visual information on the display screen of the display screen, control at least portions of one or more pixels corresponding to the display screen to render the display screen transparent; and a depth camera, positioned behind the display screen, that is configured to obtain depth image information of one or more objects in front of the display screen when at least portions of the one or more pixels are rendered transparent.. .
Empire Technology Development Llc

Head mounted display device and controlling the same

A head mounted display (hmd) device and a control method thereof are disclosed. An hmd device according to the present disclosure may include a communication unit configured to perform communication with a mobile terminal, a display unit displayed with a first region of virtual space content received from the mobile terminal, and a controller configured to display an image object for generating a command for a command input region in the first region and control the image object to move along a user's head gesture when the command input region is displayed in the first region.
Lg Electronics Inc.

Systems and methodologies for controlling an autonomous vehicle

A system and associated methodology that controls a vehicle component as a function of a user input. The system stores a plurality of functions associated with a plurality of touching gestures, receives the user input, determines, based on the user input, a user gesture wherein the user gesture corresponds to one of the plurality of touching gestures, determines a function associated with the user gesture, determines a feature of the user gesture, determines an operational parameter of the function based on the feature.
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.

Apparatus and recording and analysing lapses in memory and function

An apparatus and method for sensing, recording and analyzing data representative events of memory lapses and function uses a wearable device (e.g., wrist, armband, pendant) having sensors to detect user gestures and vital signs for transmission and analysis by a computation unit to predict the onset of cognitive impairment related diseases.. .
Neurovision Imaging Llc

Performing electronic conferencing operations using electronic portals at different locations

A technique performs electronic conferencing operations. The technique involves electronically conveying video of a local environment from local conferencing equipment (e.g., a local electronic portal) to remote conferencing equipment (e.g., a remote electronic portal) while electronically muting audio of the local environment.

Systems and metohds 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.

Augmenting gesture based security technology using mobile devices

Using mobile devices in a gesture based security system is described. An image based feed is received from a camera incorporated in a first mobile device.

Augmenting gesture based security technology for improved classification and learning

A method, apparatus and computer program product for improving differentiation in a gesture based security system is described. An image based feed from a camera is received by the gesture based security system.

Augmenting gesture based security technology for improved differentiation

A method, apparatus and computer program product for improving differentiation in a gesture based security system is described. An image based feed from a camera is received by a gesture based security system.

Intelligent tutorial for gestures

Systems and methods are provided for training a plurality of users of a vehicle to use gestures as a short-cut for controlling vehicle functions. The methods monitor a plurality of tasks related to controlling vehicle functions completed by a unique user.

Method to recognize a gesture and corresponding device

Further, the present invention concerns also a device to recognize a gesture using said method to recognize a gesture.. .

Software application creation for non-developers

Providing a web application that allows users to build applications by interacting with visualizations of code portions. A first application is generated that provides a user interface that includes at least a canvas that comprises a creation area within the user interface in which a user can create a second application.

Information processing apparatus, non-transitory computer-readable recording medium with information processing program recorded thereon, and information processing method

An information processing apparatus includes a display section, a storage section, and a control unit. When accepting a predetermined gesture under a gesture acceptance control, the control unit allows the storage section to store window information indicating a size and a position of a window being displayed on the display section, creates an icon associated with a file being displayed in the window, and allows the display section to display the icon.

Method for using a two-dimensional touchpad to manipulate a three dimensional image

A method manipulates a 3d image in three dimensions using two-dimensional gestures on a touchpad. The method moves the 3d image within an x-y plane in the direction of a multiple-finger linear gesture.

Keyboard gesture instruction generating method and computer program product and non-transitory computer readable storage medium thereof

A keyboard gesture instruction generating method includes: loading an instruction condition definition table, where the instruction condition definition table includes a plurality of gesture instructions, and each gesture instruction includes a plurality of instruction conditions, and each instruction condition has a corresponding defined value; reading an operating position image obtained by a sensor; converting the operating position image into an operating position data, where the operating position data includes relative position data of keys which are referenced; recognizing a gesture event according to multiple sets of the successive operating position data; obtaining a plurality of detected values of the gesture event and comparing the detected values with these defined values; if these detected values match with the defined values of all the instruction conditions of one of the gesture instructions, stopping tracking of the gesture event; and executing the matching gesture instruction.. .

System and data and command input

The present invention relates to an electronic wrist wearable device that uses image and inertia sensors to track motion of hand and wrist of a user, and is able to determine locations (relative to a stationary object in physical environment), and discrete and motion hand gestures. The wearable device can also emulate various data input devices by matching the determined gestures with preregistered gestures and sending the data associated with the matched gesture to a relevant computer device.

Gesture library

An example method is provided in according with one implementation of the present disclosure. The method includes analyzing data related to at least one detected hand, performing a hand posture analysis to identify a hand posture of the at least one hand and a key point of the at least one hand for the identified hand posture, and performing a hand motion analysis to identify a hand motion by the at least one hand based on the hand posture and the key point.

Gesture-based unmanned aerial vehicle (uav) control

Systems and methods are disclosed for gesture-based uav control. In one implementation, one or more inputs are received at a device.

Systems and methods to operate controllable devices with gestures and/or noises

gesture recognition systems that are configured to provide users with simplified operation of various controllable devices such as, for example, in-home controllable devices. In one implementation, the gesture recognition system automatically configures itself in order to determine the respective physical locations and/or identities of controllable devices as well as an operating mode for controlling the controllable devices through predetermined gesturing.

Lighting device for gesture recognition apparatus

Described is a lighting device for detecting three-dimensional structures, in particular for a gesture recognition apparatus, as well as a gesture recognition apparatus having a lighting device. In order to be able to compactly construct the lighting device, the lighting device includes a prism through which illumination light (l) passes twice in order to illuminate a gesture..

Security system with gesture-based access control

A method for gesture-based access control of a secured target using a mobile device, such as a wristband or smart phone, is disclosed. The method includes receiving worn signal data indicative of possession of the mobile device by a user from a sensor of the mobile device, receiving gesture signal data indicative of at least one gesture performed by the user, and based on the worn signal data indicating possession of the mobile device and the at least one gesture matching a gesture template, generating security access signal data configured to provide access to the secured target..
Huami Inc.

Identifying a content item presented by a digital magazine server in a message thread between digital magazine server users based on interaction with the content item

A digital magazine server user may identify a content item presented by the digital magazine server to identify in a thread of messages between the user and other users by interacting with a client device presenting the content item. For example, providing a gesture to the client device identifies the content item and causes presentation of one or more options to identify a thread of messages between users in which to include information identifying the content item.
Flipboard, Inc.

Multimodality multi-axis 3-d imaging with x-ray

Methods and devices are disclosed for the imaging of a biological sample from all rotational perspectives in three-dimensional space and with multiple imaging modalities. A biological sample is positioned on an imaging stage that is capable of full 360-degree rotation in at least one of two orthogonal axes.
Li-cor, Inc.

Wearable device and vehicle diagnosis apparatus including the same

This disclosure provides a wearable device providing a user with information required for diagnosis and repair of a vehicle using an augmented reality image and receiving a control instruction of the user by a gesture, eye gaze, or speech and a vehicle diagnosis apparatus including the same. The vehicle diagnosis apparatus includes a wearable device configured to acquire a forward image of a user; a controller configured to recognize at least one selected from the group consisting of a gesture and an eye gaze of the user from the forward image and determine a part of a vehicle corresponding to a position of the recognized gesture or the recognized eye gaze; and a communication device configured to transmit a diagnostic trouble code (dtc) request message about the determined part to the vehicle and receive a dtc about the determined part from the vehicle..
Kia Motors Corporation

Adaptive tracking system for spatial input devices

An adaptive tracking system for spatial input devices provides real-time tracking of spatial input devices for human-computer interaction in a spatial operating environment (soe). The components of an soe include gestural input/output; network-based data representation, transit, and interchange; and spatially conformed display mesh.
Oblong Industries, Inc.

Gesture-based wireless toggle control system and method

A system, wireless earpiece, and method for communicating with a vehicle system. A vehicle system is associated with one or more wireless earpieces.
Bragi Gmbh

Multi-gesture text input prediction

A computing device outputs a keyboard for display, receives an indication of a first gesture to select a first sequence of one or more keys, determines a set of candidate strings based in part on the first sequence of keys, and outputs for display at least one of the set of candidate strings. The computing device receives an indication of a second gesture to select a second sequence of one or more keys, and determines that characters associated with the second sequence of keys are included in a first candidate word based at least in part on the set of candidate strings, or are included in a second candidate word not based on the first sequence of keys.
Google Inc.

Handheld terminal

A handheld terminal with a transparent display unit is provided. The handheld terminal includes a first transparent display unit disposed on one of a front side and a back side of the handheld terminal, a second transparent display unit disposed on the other side, or a first and a second gesture detection units disposed on the two sides respectively, a drive module including a first display drive module for the first transparent display unit, and one of the following two constituent parts: a second display drive module for the second transparent display unit, or a first and a second gesture detection drive modules for the first and second gesture detection units respectively, and a processing module configured to cause an image to be displayed on the first transparent display unit..
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.

Dynamic gesture parameters

Techniques involving gestures and other functionality are described. In one or more implementations, an input is recognized by a computing device as corresponding to a gesture, the gesture defined using a plurality of parameters, at least one of which having a threshold that varies with respect to another one of the parameters.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Method for operating an infotainment system of a motor vehicle, and infotainment system for motor vehicle

A method for operating an infotainment system of a motor vehicle in which at least one data set stored on at least one mobile terminal is transmitted wirelessly to the infotainment system and received by the infotainment system as soon as a swipe gesture has been detected on the mobile terminal wherein the at least one data set is stored first in a buffer memory of the infotainment system and only then transmitted to a further memory of the infotainment system and then processed by means of the infotainment system when a predetermined confirmation action has been detected on-board. The invention also relates to an infotainment system for a motor vehicle..
Audi Ag

Cover device and electronic device including cover device

An electronic device according to various embodiments of the present disclosure may include: a first cover including one or more first sensing regions, and a processor configured to determine whether the first cover is in an open position, detect a first gesture on the one or more first sensing regions, and execute a function corresponding to the first gesture when the first cover is in the open position.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Application programming interfaces for scrolling

An electronic device with a display, a touch-sensitive surface, and software code configured to interact with applications and provide the applications with an application programming interface (api) for performing gesture operations in response to a user input detected on the touch-sensitive surface, detects, via the software code, a drag input that includes movement of a contact on the touch-sensitive surface that corresponds to movement over a displayed scrollable region in an application. While detecting the drag input, the device scrolls on the display, via the software code, the scrollable region of the application in accordance with the drag input.
Apple Inc.

System and gesture based document processing

A system and method for combining documents on mobile computing devices based on gestures input by users on a touchscreen includes a touchscreen that is configured to display a list of documents and accept the gestures as inputs, and a processor configured to generate the list of document displayed on the touchscreen, and interpret the gestures to combine documents from the list. Gestures include selecting a first document from the list, dragging the first document over to the second document on the list, and dropping the first document onto the second document.
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

Method for controlling blank screen gesture processing and terminal

A method for controlling blank screen gesture processing and a terminal are described. The method comprises: upon receiving a blank screen gesture, acquiring related information of the blank screen gesture; and determining whether the blank screen gesture is a misoperation gesture according to the acquired related information of the blank screen gesture, if the blank screen gesture is not a misoperation gesture, triggering a related operation of the blank screen gesture, and if the blank screen gesture is a misoperation gesture, making no response to the misoperation gesture..
Zte Corporation

Touch gesture offset

In one embodiment, logic embodied in a computer-readable non-transitory storage medium of a device determines a location of a touch gesture by a user within a touch-sensitive area of the device. The logic selects for the touch gesture based on its location within the touch-sensitive area one of a plurality of pre-determined offsets, the pre-determined offsets being specific to the device, the pre-determined offsets being derived from device-specific empirical data on usage of the device by a plurality of users, and the pre-determined offsets being pre-loaded onto the device.
Facebook, Inc.

Electronic device and processing gesture input

According to the present disclosure, there are provided an electronic device and method for processing gesture inputs. According to an embodiment of the present disclosure, an electronic device may include a touch sensitive display, a processor, and a memory including instructions executable by the processor to detect a first gesture input to the touch sensitive display while an object is displayed on the same, in response to the first gesture input, detected a first function corresponding to the object from among a plurality of functions, and in response to detecting a second gesture input to the touch sensitive display, control the detected first function according to the second gesture input.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

System for controlling a plurality of cameras in a device

A portable device includes first and second camera openings. The portable device further includes an imager coupled to the first and second camera openings.
Google Technology Holdings Llc

Mobile device controllable with user hand gestures

A mobile device includes a body, at least one drive wheel coupled with the body, a control structure configured to automatically control rotational movements of the at least one drive wheel so as to selectively control movement of the body, and a motion detection system coupled with the control structure and configured to detect a plurality of different movements of a user. The control structure controls rotational movements of the at least one drive wheel to effect different movements of the body based upon different detected movements of the user..
Mattel, Inc.

Method for recognizing motion gesture commands

A computer capable of recognizing gesture commands is disclosed. Suppose that a user makes a gesture of swinging a hand from side to side in front of a camera associated with a computer.
Lenovo (singapore) Pte. Ltd.

Display vehicle

Disclosed is display apparatus for a vehicle including a display unit, a gesture sensing unit located around the display unit for sensing a 3d gesture made by an object, and a processor for generating a control signal based on the 3d gesture. The gesture sensing unit includes a first light-emitting unit for emitting a first group of rays along a first optical path, a second light-emitting unit for emitting a second group of rays along a second optical path, and a light-receiving unit for receiving a first group of reflected rays formed when the first group of rays is reflected by the object and a second group of reflected rays formed when the second group of rays is reflected by the object..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Devices for controlling computers based on motions and positions of hands

Disclosed herein is a data input device and method of operating the same. In one embodiment, a data input device comprises a plurality of inertial sensor units, one or more touch input devices, a microcontroller configured to collect sensor data from the inertial sensors and the one or more touch input devices and process the sensor data to generate processed sensor data, and a wireless transceiver configured to transmit the processed sensor data to a host computer.
Ivsystems Ltd.

Designing customized deformable input devices

Embodiments herein describe deformable controllers that rely on piezoelectric material embedded in the controllers to detect when the input device is being manipulated into a particular deformation or gesture. The computing system may perform different actions depending on which deformation is detected.
Disney Enterprises, Inc.

Vehicle vision system with gesture determination

A vehicular vision system includes an in-cabin camera having a field of view that encompasses at least a hand of a driver of the vehicle. A control includes an image processor operable to process image data captured by the in-cabin camera.
Magna Electronics Inc.

Adjustable spacing comb, adkustment drive and hair cutting appliance

The present disclosure relates to an adjustment drive (50) for an adjustable spacing comb (26) for a hair cutting appliance (10) and to a hair cutting appliance (10) that is fitted with an adjustable spacing comb (26). The present disclosure further relates to a method for operating an adjustable spacing comb (26) for a hair cutting appliance (10).
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Ornamental lighting

Enhancements to ornamental or holiday lighting are disclosed including remote control ornamental illumination with color pallet control whereby a user can vary the color/intensity/appearance of an individual bulb or entire light string by selecting the electronic address of the bulb and selecting its attribute. Further disclosures include: motion responsive lights which respond to sensed movement, gesture controlled lights, adjustable white color/white led sets, connectable multi-function lights, controller to sequence lights to music or other input source, rotating projection led light/tree top/table top unit, and remote controlled sequencing icicle lights and ornament lighting system..

Wand gesture

Some embodiments include a remote for gesture recognition for an external light system. In some embodiments, the remote may include an acceleration sensor; a wireless transceiver; memory; and a processor communicatively coupled with the acceleration sensor, the wireless transceiver, and the memory.

System and organizing messages

A system and method for sorting messages within an interface including providing a navigational menu with at least three menu options of at least three message collections, the menu options ordered according to an ordered horizontal virtual arrangement of a set of message collections; upon receiving user selection of one of the menu options, activating the message collection corresponding to the user selected menu option, which comprises—displaying the message collection of the selected menu option and virtually positioning the remaining set of message collections off screen; within the active message collection of the set of message collections, detecting a gesture swipe in a horizontal direction; selecting a sorting option corresponding to a message collection virtually positioned in the horizontal direction relative to the active message collection; and transferring the message to the message collection of the selected sorting option.. .

Activation of dynamic filter generation for message management systems through gesture-based input

Generation of filtering rules for incoming messages can be activated by a user through a gesture-based input. When the user activates filtering rule generation, the message management service can cause a user device to display a prompt requesting additional data to be used to generate the filtering rule.

Methods and apparatus to implement spin-gesture based trade action parameter selection

Methods and apparatus to implement spin-gesture based trade action parameter selection are disclosed herein. An example method includes detecting, via a user interface of a trading application generated by a computing device, an activation event associated with an interface control corresponding to a trade action, wherein the activation event is a gestural input received via the generated user interface.

Fingerprint gestures

User authentication for a user device can leverage one or more fingerprint sensor regions capable of detecting and/or recognizing a user's fingerprints. The user can define a fingerprint gesture or sequence of fingerprint gestures as a passcode, with access to a protected function being conditional on the user performing the defined fingerprint gesture or sequence of fingerprint gestures.

Displaying application page of mobile terminal

A method for displaying an application page of a mobile terminal includes: determining an application currently displayed by the mobile terminal; monitoring a screen of the mobile terminal, if a user is monitored to perform a first gesture on the screen of the mobile terminal, determining a triggered control according to a currently displayed page of the application and a pre-stored corresponding relationship between the first gesture and a response sequence between different levels of pages of the application and at least one control on a same level of page; and displaying a page corresponding to the triggered control. The techniques of the present disclosure simplify operation steps, reduce the number of confirmations, and make operations more convenient..

System and appliance control via a personal communication or entertainment device

A system for use in controlling operating functions of a controllable device includes a hand-held device and an intermediate device in communication with the hand-held device and the controllable device. The hand-held device is adapted to receive a gesture based input and to transmit a signal having data representative of the gesture based input.

Natural input for spreadsheet actions

Different gestures and actions are used to interact with spreadsheets. The gestures are used in manipulating the spreadsheet and performing other actions in the spreadsheet.

Erase, circle, prioritize and application tray gestures

Techniques involving gestures and other functionality are described. In one or more implementations, the techniques describe gestures that are usable to provide inputs to a computing device.

Dynamic user interactions for display control and identifying dominant gestures

The technology disclosed relates to distinguishing meaningful gestures from proximate non-meaningful gestures in a three-dimensional (3d) sensory space. In particular, it relates to calculating spatial trajectories of different gestures and determining a dominant gesture based on magnitudes of the spatial trajectories.

Dynamic icons for gesture discoverability

Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for providing gesture discoverability with a mobile computing device. In one aspect, a method include actions of obtaining gesture definition data for a particular gesture.

Machine tool and use of a touch-sensitive display for driving a machine part of a machine tool

According to the invention, it is provided that, on a machine tool (1) which has a machine part (2) which can be adjusted by motor, a touch-sensitive display (4) is used to display the machine part (2) in its instantaneous state on the display (4) and to adjust said machine part by motor by a swiping gesture being executed on the display (4). The objective of this is to simplify operator control of the machine tool (1)..

Multimodel text input by a keyboard/camera text input module replacing a conventional keyboard text input module on a mobile device

Wherein the respective selection takes place by a single keypress or control command, or by a single gesture.. .

Ultrasonic based gesture recognition

An ultrasonic gesture recognition system is provided that recognizes gestures based on analysis of return signals of an ultrasonic pulse that is reflected from a gesture. The system transmits an ultrasonic chirp and samples a microphone array at sample intervals to collect a return signal for each microphone.

Virtual page turn

One or more pages are displayed on a display. A page-turning gesture is recognized.

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.

Intra-oral imaging using operator interface with gesture recognition

A method for obtaining an intra-oral image, the method executed at least in part by a computer system, emits illumination from an intra-oral camera toward an object that is within the mouth of a patient, then obtains image data content of the object at an image sensor of the intra-oral camera. The image content obtained from the imaging sensor is displayed and one or more movement signals indicative of movement of the intra-oral camera along at least two of three mutually orthogonal axes is obtained.

System and providing tactile feedback for users of virtual reality content viewers

A gaming system and method for integrating tactile feedback into a virtual reality environment as viewed by a virtual reality viewer is disclosed. A physical object, which may be a physical button panel, such as a button panel printed on paper, dice, playing cards, coins or chips, a floor or any other tangible object, has a view thereof incorporated into the virtual reality environment.



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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