|| List of recent Icons-related patents
| Phonebook provision method and apparatus|
A phonebook provision method and apparatus of a portable terminal is disclosed for providing a user with a phonebook of contacts. The phonebook provision method of a terminal having a touchscreen may include detecting a first event requesting for displaying a relationship diagram including icons corresponding to contacts that are connected through lines and displaying a first relationship diagram read from a storage unit of the terminal on a touchscreen in response to the first event..
| User interface apparatus in a user terminal and method for supporting the same|
A hybrid user interface (ui) apparatus for supporting both handwriting and speech in a user terminal and a method for supporting the same are provided. The apparatus is configured to display, upon user selection of a whole or of part of the contents of a note on a screen, menu icons for processing the selected contents, and process, upon user selection of one of the displayed menu icons, the selected contents by a function corresponding to the selected menu icon..
| Apparatus and method for editing an image in a portable terminal|
An apparatus and a method edit an image in a portable terminal, with the method including displaying one or more icons indicating stylus pen functions; when a highlighter icon corresponding to a highlighter function is selected among the displayed icons, displaying a text selected by a stylus pen in an image in a preset fluorescent color; and storing the displayed text in accordance with the fluorescent color.. .
| Computer implemented methods for visualizing correlations between blood glucose data and events and apparatuses thereof|
Methods and apparatuses for visualizing correlations between blood glucose data and events are disclosed. The methods and apparatus can include presenting an event analysis window on a display communicatively coupled to one or more processors.
| Data display method and apparatus|
A data display method and apparatus display data efficiently on the screen of an electronic device equipped with a touchscreen. The data display method includes setting a scroll rate to a touch movement distance; detecting a touch gesture in a first region of the touchscreen; scrolling icons in the first region at the scroll rate in response to the touch gesture; and displaying detailed information associated with at least one icon newly displayed according to the scroll in a second region of the touchscreen..
| Mobile terminal and application icon moving method thereof|
A mobile terminal and an application icon moving method thereof are provided. When a predetermined application icon is selected from a menu screen including a plurality of application icons and moved to a control region, a default home screen or the whole home screen stored in a memory may be selectively displayed according to a moved position of the corresponding icon, and also an icon-insertable position may be visually guided on the displayed home screen.
| Icon operating device|
According to one embodiment, there is provided an icon operating device. The icon operating device includes: a memory that stores data concerning a plurality of icons that associates information indicating what operation can be made for the device to be operated by touching which part of a user's body with operation contents of the device to be operated; an acquiring unit that acquires a range image of the user; a grasping unit that grasps a shape of the user's body based on the range image data; an identifying unit that identifies, based on a position of a user's finger, an operating position indicating which part of the body the user has touched; and a determining unit that determines selection of the icon and the content of operation for the device to be operated based on the shape of the user's body and the operating position..
| Method and structure for simplified coding of display pages for operating a closed circuit e-commerce|
Method and structure for a simplified coding of templated display pages for use in close circuit e-shopping for product and services via shopping terminals comprising video interphone monitors, dedicated terminals, television, cable television, shopping box, set top box and other well known boxes, each include a cpu, a memory and a display monitor operated via touch screen, remote control or hand movement, the templated screen uses assigned blocks and icons codes to select display pages, covering products and services. The shopping terminal connected via internal communication lines and interface propagates the simplified code, enabling loading and updating of products and services communicated via a building server for updating at all time data stored in the memory as per the dweller choice, enabling a dweller to shop from his private shop inside his residence, and be provided with programmed services, delivery and payments, supervised by the close circuit shopping entity center..
| Mobile for-hire-vehicle hailing system and method|
Systems and methods for engaging a for-hire vehicle (fhv) are provided. A mobile computing device receives information from a remote server indicating fhv activity in a geographical region of interest.
| Using emoticons for contextual text-to-speech expressivity|
Techniques disclosed herein include systems and methods that improve audible emotional characteristics used when synthesizing speech from a text source. Systems and methods herein use emoticons identified from a source text to provide contextual text-to-speech expressivity.
| Snp detection by melt curve clustering|
Systems, methods and apparatus for an automated analysis of a collection of melt curves is provided. The analysis can identify certain characteristics of double stranded nucleotide sequences (e.g.
| Method and product for localized or spatial detection of nucleic acid in a tissue sample|
The present invention relates to methods and products for the localized or spatial detection of nucleic acid in a tissue sample and in particular to a method for localized detection of nucleic acid in a tissue sample comprising: (a) providing an array comprising a substrate on which multiple species of capture probes are directly or indirectly immobilized such that each species occupies a distinct position on the array and is oriented to have a free 3′ end to enable said probe to function as a primer for a primer extension or ligation reaction, wherein each species of said capture probe comprises a nucleic acid molecule with 5′ to 3′: (i) a positional domain that corresponds to the position of the capture probe on the array, and (ii) a capture domain; (b) contacting said array with a tissue sample such that the position of a capture probe on the array may be correlated with a position in the tissue sample and allowing nucleic acid of the tissue sample to hybridize to the capture domain in said capture probes; (c) generating dna molecules from the captured nucleic acid molecules using said capture probes as extension or ligation primers, wherein said extended or ligated dna molecules are tagged by virtue of the positional domain; (d) optionally generating a complementary strand of said tagged dna and/or optionally amplifying said tagged dna; (e) releasing at least part of the tagged dna molecules and/or their complements or amplicons from the surface of the array, wherein said part includes the positional domain or a complement thereof; and (f) directly or indirectly analyzing the sequence of the released dna molecules.. .
| Multiplex y-str analysis|
Novel y-str multiplex analysis designs, primer design, allelic ladders, methods of use and kits are disclosed, including the use of primer sets designed to provide amplicons for at least 11 y-str loci having a base pair size of less than about 220 bp, as well as the use of primer sets designed to provide amplicons for at least 22 y-str loci including at least 5 rapidly mutating loci.. .
| Gps mapping system and method for use by hunters, campers and outdoor enthusiasts|
A tracking and mapping system for outdoor use includes a first gps locator located either at a base station or on a hunting accessory such as an arrow. The system also includes a second gps locator for identifying a user's location, and an electronic display unit for communicating with a global positioning satellite and displaying a map showing icons representing locations of the first and second gps locators.
|Applications generating statistics for user behavior|
An architecture to assemble and manage usage information and populate one or more panels in an intelligent tv. The architecture includes a usage statistics provider module adapted to assemble one or more of usage information and installation information and query the one or more of usage information and installation information to populate one or more of icons and information in a view or panel on the intelligent tv.
|Execution method and mobile terminal|
The present invention relates to an application execution method and a mobile terminal supporting the same and, more particularly, to an application execution method and mobile terminal supporting the same wherein, when one of icons displayed on a touchscreen is selected, an application associated with the selected icon is executed. The method for application execution in a mobile terminal having a touchscreen includes displaying an icon associated with an application, detecting a touch related to the icon, identifying movement of the touch, and executing a function corresponding to the touch movement among functions of the application..
|Display device, user interface method, and program|
A display apparatus includes: a display having a screen in which an image is displayed; an input unit having a surface on which a user's touch is sensed; a display controller that displays a plurality of individual icons and one or more category icons each of which represents a category of one or more individual icons; and a motion recognition unit that detects a pinching-out motion to widen a distance between two points of touch on the surface based on a motion sensed by the input unit, wherein the display controller changes a state of one or more individual icons associated with at least one category from an enfolded state in which the one or more individual icons are not displayed to an unfolded state in which the one or more individual icons are displayed.. .
|Electronic apparatus to execute application, method thereof, and computer readable recording medium|
An electronic apparatus includes a storage which stores a plurality of applications, a manager which manages a first list regarding a desktop application from among the plurality of applications stored in the storage, and manages a second list regarding a desktop application that has been already selected from among the desktop applications, a user interface which displays a first icon which corresponds to the first list and a second icon which corresponds to each desktop application included in the second list, and a controller which, if one of the displayed second icons is selected, drives a desktop application corresponding to the selected icon.. .
|Mobile device with graphical user interface for interacting with a building automation system|
A mobile device with a graphical user interface for remotely monitoring and/or remotely interacting with a configurable building automation systems (bas). In particular, the mobile device's graphical user interface includes a screen portion and a navigation bar portion, wherein the navigation bar portion has plurality of icons, and each of the icons being associated with an interactive screen that can be displayed in the screen portion, one at a time..
|Virtual reality applications|
Augmented reality technology is described. The technology can detect objects in a scene, identifying one or more installed or available applications based on the detected objects, and place icons representing the identified applications proximate to the detected objects in a display of the scene, e.g., so that a user can start or install the identified applications.
|System and method for generating a mood gradient|
Systems and methods for generating and playing a sequence of media objects based on a mood gradient are also disclosed. A mood gradient is a sequence of items, in which each item is media object haying known characteristics or a representative set of characteristics of a media object, that is created or used by a user for a specific purpose.
|Method and system for converting audio text files originating from audio files to searchable text and for processing the searchable text|
A system and method for processing audio text files includes a content repository storing audio text files. A text transformer linguistically analyzes the audio text files within a content of multiple lexicons to form edited text results and creates a reflection repository having reflection files therein corresponding to the audio text files from the edited text results.
|Word detection and domain dictionary recommendation|
New word detection and domain dictionary recommendation are provided. When text content is received according to a given language, for example, chinese language, words are extracted from the content by analyzing the content according to a variety of rules.
|Air-conditioning management device, and program|
An device display controller (404) displays, on a display, a floor plan of a building in which air conditioners are installed, and displays icons representing the air conditioners on portions of the floor plan corresponding to the actual installation locations of the air conditioners. An image data setter (403) associates image data stored in a data storage with the air conditioners according to a specified operation by a user.
|System and method for multi-player online faro game|
A game system comprising a plurality of card rank icons, each card rank icon represents one of a plurality of types of cards. A plurality of case keep icons, each case keep icon represents a number of cards of one rank that have been played in a game, wherein one or more of the case keep icons further comprises a denomination field displaying a denomination of a card associated with the case keep icon and a plurality of status indicators disposed around a periphery of the denomination field.
|Digital assays with a reporter for amplicon length|
Digital assay system, includes methods, apparatus, and compositions, for distinguishing and measuring different types of templates according to the different lengths of corresponding amplicons, which may be amplified by the same pair of primers. The system may include a length-sensitive reporter generating luminescence that varies according to amplicon length.
|Touch panel and associated display method|
A display for a display panel is provided. The display method includes steps of detecting a touch trace, determining a plurality of display positions according to the touch trace, and displaying a plurality of function icons at the plurality of display positions..
|Electronic control and display unit|
An electronic control and display unit comprises a display and at least one control unit. The display has a plurality of visualization regions and icons representing settings of parameters are assigned to the display in one or more visualization regions.
|Methods and compositions for reducing genetic library contamination|
Embodiments include methods, compositions, and kits for creating genetic libraries useful for massively parallel genetic sequencing. Some embodiments are directed to methods of preventing the contamination of genetic libraries with material generated during the formation of other genetic libraries.
|Touch-panel cellular phone and input operation method|
A touch-panel cellular phone specifies an invalid area not accepting a user's input operation on a touch panel in advance. The cellular phone detects a user's touch area on the touch panel so as to execute a function pre-assigned to the touch area not encompassed by the invalid area.
|Isothermal amplification of nucleic acid|
An amplification system that provides methods and reaction components that allow for completely isothermal amplification for detection of target nucleic acid 24; allow non-enzymatic amplification for detection of target nucleic acid 24; and can be used to identify amplicons without having to create separate individual probes for each target nucleic acid 24.. .
|Electronic device and method for displaying icon|
An electronic device capable of being controlled by a remote device can present a display of relevant buttons. Each button on the remote device has at least one characteristic of appearance, and at least one function.
|App icon processing method and communication terminal|
The present invention relates to the technical field of communications, and provides an app icon processing method and a communication terminal. The processing method comprises the steps of: determining whether or not an existing application is supported by the current operating environment, the current operating environment comprising the current network environment and/or the current terminal environment, etc.; then, inactivating the app icon corresponding to the existing application not supported by the current operating environment, or, downloading and displaying an application supported by the current operating environment.
|Method and apparatus for 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.. .
|Methods and systems for decluttering icons representing points of interest on a map|
Methods and systems are provided for decluttering icons on a map graphically presented on a display. In one implementation, a method is provided for decluttering icons representing points-of-interest on a map, wherein the method includes determining whether icons in a map view are overlapping and grouping the icons which are determined to overlap into at least one icon group.
|Screen device for interacting with a multi-level hierarchy|
A method, system, and computer program product for a human-computer graphical interface device for interacting with a multi-level hierarchy. The method commences by receiving a hierarchy data structure that describes a plurality of adjacent hierarchical levels, from which are selected three adjacent levels, which in turn are used in forming a graphical screen device having three or more three concentric annular areas, each one of the concentric areas corresponding to a respective level of the hierarchy.
|Software system for decentralizing ecommerce with single page buy|
A software system with a “single page buy” capability—both product information and purchase information on a single webpage. The software does the backend work needed to display both, in order to simplify the user experience.
|Control method for computer-controlled liquid handling workstations|
A control method for a computer-controlled liquid handling workstation which comprises a work surface, a motorized liquid handling robot with at least two pipettes each having a cone, and a control computer, to which the liquid handling robot is connected. A control program, activated in the control computer, enables the pipetting robot to position the pipette at specific positions on the work surface.
|Method and device for monitoring real-time polymerase chain reaction (pcr) utilizing electro-active hydrolysis probe (e-tag probe)|
A method for real-time electrochemical monitoring of pcr amplicons using a hydrolysis probe that is labeled with electro-active indicators and a microchip for implementing the method. The method provided is simpler and has higher specificity compared with the prior art.
|System and method for detecting and interpreting on and off-screen gestures|
A system and method for the detection and interpretation of unique and distinctive gestures by extending the input sensor area to a perimeter area beyond the display area. In systems that have more flexible requirements, an additional gesture band can be located within the display area.
|Positionally informative remote display selection interface|
A user interface presented on a local display eases user discrimination between multiple remote displays connected to a remotely controlled computer, thereby easing selection of remote display(s) for remote viewing on the local display. The user interface can incorporate information indicating physical positional orientations of remote displays relative to each other, such as whether one remote display is physically located to the left of another remote display.
|Single page multi-tier catalog browser|
A single page multi-tier catalog browser interface page is presented in a view formatted in response to a selection of a primary filter. The view displays a graduated element for selecting a primary filter value, and a matrix of secondary filter yes or no indicators, each associated with the graduated element primary filter values, the yes indicators aligned with the primary and secondary filter values that match within at least one record in a catalog.
|Multiple-stage interface control of a mobile electronic device|
An electronic device, such as a mobile communication device, and a method are provided for multiple-stage interface control of the device. The device is provided with a homescreen display, which includes a plurality of panels.
|Multipe-stage interface control of a mobile electronic device|
An electronic device, such as a mobile communication device, and a method are provided for multiple-stage interface control of the device. The device is provided with a homescreen display, which includes a plurality of panels.
|Selective inbox access in homescreen mode on a mobile electronic device|
An electronic device, such as a mobile communication device, and a method are provided for selective access to certain homescreen panels displayable by the device. The device is provided with a homescreen display, which includes a plurality of panels.
|Touch based asset transaction|
In one example embodiment, an end device includes a touch screen configured to: display a plurality of icons that are respectively associated with a plurality of asset transaction entities, and receive a touch input with respect to at least two icons among the plurality of icons; a processor configured to translate the touch input into an asset transaction request that initiates execution of an asset transaction between at least two asset transaction entities among the plurality of asset transaction entities; and a transmitter configured to transmit the asset transaction request to a service provider.. .
|Irrigation system with a user interface including status icons|
An irrigation management system includes a monitoring system, a controller and a user interface. The monitoring system monitors an operational status of the irrigation system, including a current position, a travel status, a direction of travel, and a fault status.
|Player initiated multi-player games|
Some embodiments include a computer-implemented method for enabling a player to configure and initiate multiplayer wagering games. The computer-implemented method can include presenting, on a display device of a wagering game machine, a graphical user interface including social contact icons representing social contacts associated with the player, and a multiplayer wagering game icon associated with a multiplayer wagering game.
|Multiplexing and quantification in pcr with reduced hardware and requirements|
Methods and algorithms for a multiplexed single detection channel amplification process and quantification of generated amplicons is presented. Various mathematical approaches for quantifying and verifying the amplicons in a reaction are presented.
|Method and apparatus for displaying system status with a wide range of viewing angle|
A network device and method for improving performance monitoring capabilities using wide view angle indicators are disclosed. The network device or system, in one embodiment, includes a first plate, a second plate, and a first light source.
|Tube to prevent thumb sucking|
The present invention is an apparatus to prevent thumb sucking for attachment to a user's arm having an elongated tubular sleeve of a soft pliable material with a closed end and an open end, and a soft pliable material liner within the outer elongated tubular sleeve. The user will have the tubular sleeve placed over the hand and forearm of the user, so that the user will not be able to thumb suck since the tubular sleeve prevents the user from having access to the user's thumb.
|Displaying computer-aided detection information with associated breast tomosynthesis image information|
Methods, systems, and related computer program products for processing and displaying computer-aided detection (cad) information associated with medical breast x-ray images, such as breast x-ray tomosynthesis volumes, are described. An interactive graphical user interface for displaying a tomosynthesis data volume is described that includes a display of a two-dimensional composited image having slabbed sub-images spatially localized to marked cad findings.
|Apparatus and method for setting icons|
An apparatus displays, via a display device, an icon associated with an executable function on a display screen based on display settings including a selection recognition zone associated with the icon. The apparatus stores icon setting information that associates the icon, an area, and change information for changing the display settings of the icon.
|Adaptive user interface for real-time search relevance feedback|
A method and apparatus for dynamically adjusting the user interface of a search engine in order to effectively communicate the improved relevancy achieved through real-time implicit re-ranking of search results is described. Real-time implicit re-ranking occurs without delay after every user action as the search is being conducted, so finding methods of immediately altering the search page without disrupting the user experience is important.
|System and method for tracking medical device usage|
A system provides medical device data to a system user. The medical device data is provided as an icon indicating compliance or non-compliance by the medical device user in connection with a predetermined set of usage criteria.
|Mobile communication terminal having a direct dial function using call history and method for performing the function|
A mobile communication terminal call history displays call distinguishing icons representing the types of calls performed with counterparts. The call types include sent and received voice calls, video calls, and messages.
|Portable document scanner having user interface and integrated communication means|
A portable document scanner (pds) is provided that need not be in communication with a local computer. The pds includes an image scanner for scanning an input document to generate a scan image, a processor, a wireless communications port that enables wireless communications with remote computing services, and a memory that stores instructions for execution by the processor to locally process the scan image.
|Portable message panel system|
A portable message panel system is provided, comprising at least one message panel, wherein each panel includes a coilable frame member having a folded and an unfolded orientation. A fabric material covers selected portions of the frame member to form the panel, the fabric material held taut within the frame member when assuming the unfolded orientation of the frame member, so that the fabric material extends in a flat planar configuration when the frame member is in its unfolded orientation.
|Soy gene cluster regions and methods of use|
Methods for conveying pathogen resistance into non-resistant soybean germplasm are provided. In some embodiments, the methods include introgressing pathogen resistance into a non-resistant soybean using one or more nucleic acid markers for marker-assisted breeding among soybean lines to be used in a soybean breeding program, wherein the markers are linked to and/or associated with pathogen resistance.
|Mobile application for accessing a sharepoint® server|
A method of and a mobile processing device for accessing a web application platform. The method includes installing an application configured to access a server hosting the web application platform, configuring the application, wherein configuring comprises generating at least one of a data capture list and a data lookup list available to the application, transferring authentication information to the server, receiving an indication of which application configurations the application is permitted to access based upon the authentication information, and displaying a set of one or more icons related to the application configurations the application is permitted to access.
|Transportation service communication method, apparatus and system|
Methods, apparatus and systems for transportation service communication are provided herein. An exemplary method can be implemented by an electronic device.
|Digital map icon management system|
A navigation system may use digital maps to represent cartographic features during guidance along a route to a destination requested by a user. A system and method are provided for management of icons used to represent the cartographic features by storing data for multiple icons in a data array representing an image containing the plurality of icons..
|Changing icons on user input device|
Embodiments are disclosed that relate to pushable buttons comprising individually controllable display devices. For example, one disclosed embodiment provides a hand-held game controller comprising a body and a plurality of pushable buttons movably coupled to the body, each pushable button comprising a transparent cap and an individually controllable display device arranged behind the transparent cap such that the display device is viewable through the transparent cap.
|System and methods to display icons based on messaging activity|
A system, computer-readable storage medium storing at least one program, and a computer-implemented method to display icons based on messaging activity is provided. A request to access a game user interface of the first player is received from a client device of a first player, the game user interface being associated with a computer-implemented game.
|Touch and gesture input-based control method and terminal therefor|
A touch and gesture input-based control method for a mobile terminal or handheld display is provided for facilitating the switching operation between for an object in response to a gesture input subsequent to a touch input. The method includes detecting a touch input; selecting at least one object corresponding to the touch input; detecting a gesture input; and performing switching corresponding to the gesture input in a state where the object is held at a position of the touch input.
|Integration method and electronic device|
The invention provides an integration method for an electronic device having a display and an integrated database storing learning data corresponding to an individual. The display displays an operative frame having icons representing categories respectively and each of the learning data is associated to at least one of the categories.
|Haptic sensation for touch-screen interfaces|
A method and system of remotely controlling a second device with a first device is provided. A haptic touch-screen control is configured on a touch-screen of the first device to remotely control an operation of the second device.
|Mechanism to provide visual feedback regarding computing system command gestures|
A mechanism to provide visual feedback regarding computing system command gestures. An embodiment of an apparatus includes a sensing element to sense a presence or movement of a user of the apparatus, a processor, wherein operation of the processor includes interpretation of command gestures of a user to provide input to the apparatus; and a display screen, the apparatus to display one or more icons on the display screen, the one or more icons being related to the operation of the apparatus.
|Production line modeling system and method|
A production line modeling method is executed on a computer for designing a production line. The production line includes a plurality of working procedures and a plurality of factors applied to the working procedures, each of which is represented by a first icon and by a second icon respectively.
|System and method for rearranging icons displayed in a graphical user interface|
An electronic device capable of rearranging icons on a graphic user interface is described. The electronic device provides a method that allows icons that are displayed on one of a plurality of pages to be moved from one page to any other page.
|Products and processes for multiplex nucleic acid identification|
Provided herein are products and processes for detecting the presence or absence of multiple target nucleic acids. Certain methods include amplifying the target nucleic acids, or portion thereof; extending oligonucleotides that specifically hybridize to the amplicons, where the extended oligonucleotides include a capture agent; capturing the extended oligonucleotides to a solid phase via the capture agent; releasing the extended oligonucleotide by competition with a competitor; detecting the extended oligonucleotide, and thereby determining the presence or absence of each target nucleic acid by the presence or absence of the extended oligonucleotide..
The present invention relates to the use of one or more amplicons as temperature calibrators. In some embodiments, the calibrators may be used to calibrate the temperature of a microfluidic channel in which amplification and/or melt analysis is performed.