|| List of recent Input Device-related patents
|Enhancing vehicle connectivity|
One or more embodiments of techniques or systems for enhancing vehicle connectivity are provided herein. In one or more embodiments, rule based actions may be implemented in connection with a vehicle.
|Computer-aided detection of regions of interest in tomographic breast imagery|
Disclosed are methods, and associated systems comprising processors, input devices and output devices, of detecting regions of interest in a tomographic breast image. The methods may comprise: acquiring tomographic breast image data; deriving a plurality of synthetic sub-volumes from the tomographic breast image data; wherein each subvolume is defined by parallel planar top and bottom surfaces; wherein planar top and bottom surfaces of successive subvolumes are parallel to each other; and wherein a top planar surface of a sub-volume is offset from a top planar surface of a prior sub-volume, such that successive sub-volumes overlap; for each sub-volume, deriving a two-dimensional image; for each two-dimensional image, identifying regions of interest therein; deriving at least one region of interest of potential clinical interest from a plurality of identified regions of interest; and outputting information associated with at least one derived region of interest of potential clinical interest..
|Wearable surgical imaging device with semi-transparent screen|
A mobile, wearable imaging system, having operator eyewear with a plurality of semi-transparent lenses, a microphone, a video capture device, and an accelerometer, wherein the semi-transparent lenses provide the operator a full-forward head's up view and a view of an external image superposed on the full-forward head's up view. The system also includes a mobile multifunction controller including an image processor that receives the external image and produces the view of an external image superposed on the full-forward head's up view in the operator eyewear, an audio signal processor, a motion signal processor, a gesture sensor, a manual input device, and a general processor unit, which executes a received system command, and where symbolic data received by the controller is selectively combined with the external image superposed on the full-forward head's up view..
|Method and circuit to optimize n-line lcd power consumption|
Embodiments of the invention generally provide an input device that includes one or more source drivers that are coupled to a display screen. Specifically, one of the source drivers may be coupled to a plurality of source lines (or column lines) on the display screen which the source driver uses to set voltages associated with one or more sub-pixels that determine the color displayed by the pixel.
A computer includes a display screen, a computer body, a keyboard input portion and a touch input device. The computer body is connected with the display screen vie a connecting piece.
|Ignoring tactile input based on subsequent input received from keyboard|
A non-transitory, computer-readable storage medium comprising instructions stored thereon. When executed by at least one processor, the instructions may be configured to cause a computer system to at least monitor for a post-tactile keyboard input within a post-tactile input threshold time after receiving a tactile input device input, ignore the tactile input device input if the post-tactile keyboard input is received within the post-tactile input threshold time after receiving the tactile input device input, and recognize the tactile input device input if the post-tactile keyboard input is not received within the post-tactile input threshold time after receiving the tactile input device input..
|Operation input device and method, program, and electronic apparatus|
An operation input device includes: angular velocity detecting means for detecting an angular velocity; relative velocity detecting means for contactlessly detecting a relative velocity to a target object; distance detecting means for detecting a distance to the target object; and computing means for computing an amount of movement based on the angular velocity, the relative velocity, and the distance.. .
|System and method for detecting three dimensional gestures to initiate and complete the transfer of application data between networked devices|
An apparatus and method for detecting a three-dimensional gesture are provided. The method includes detecting, by at least one three dimensional motion sensing input device embedded in a network having a plurality of interconnected hardware, a three-dimensional gesture of a user, selecting, based on the detected gesture, application data corresponding to an application being executed, stored or displayed on a first device in the network to be transmitted to a second device in the network, transmitting the selected application data to hardware and software associated with the second device, and performing at least one of executing, storing or displaying the selected application data on the second device, wherein the at least one three dimensional motion sensing input device comprises gesture detection hardware and software..
|Safe weapon container for securely releasing a defense weapon|
Some embodiments of the invention provide a safe weapon container for securely holding a defense weapon that is only accessible to an authorized user upon one or more successful biometric inputs that authenticate the identity of the authorized user. The safe weapon container includes a safe, a surveillance camera, an audio intercom, a biometric input device, a door status contact device, a tamper switch, a delay release lock, and an internet protocol (ip) module..
|Prevention of user input capture|
Systems and methods may provide to prevent user input capture. In one example, the method may include measuring an attribute based on a user's interaction with a user input component of a user input device, generating a user input signature based on the measured attribute, generating an obscuring signature based on the user input signature, and transmitting a control signal, based on the obscuring signature, to obscure a user's input activity and prevent user input capture..
|Input device, display device and method of controlling thereof|
Exemplary embodiments may disclose an input device, a display device, and methods of controlling thereof. More particularly, exemplary embodiments may disclose an input device, a display device, and methods of controlling thereof, which inputs a command using gestures.
|Selective push system for user data and confidential information management with high precision matching|
A computer implemented selective push system and method for user data and confidential information management with high precision matching based on user-defined values. The process is carried out by a user using a computer having a central processor unit, memory, a graphics user interface, input device, and communication device.
|Security aspects of a self-authenticating credit card|
A self-authenticating credit card includes an input device for entering a pin. The pin is accepted by a micro-controller that uses the entered pin as an encryption key for decrypting stored account information.
|Health care quality patient satisfaction system|
A method and a system are provided for assessing patient satisfaction at each of a plurality of locations in a healthcare facility. The method includes providing patients with access to data input devices at each of the locations in the healthcare facility.
|Programmable irrigation controller having user interface|
An irrigation controller, includes a housing, a microcontroller within the housing and configured to store and execute an irrigation schedule, a valve driver coupled to the microcontroller and configured to output a zone activation signal to an actuatable zone valve in response to signaling from the microcontroller, and a user interface. The user interface includes a plurality of user input devices coupled to the microcontroller and configured to provide signaling to the microcontroller based upon a user's engagement therewith, the plurality of user input devices configured to allow the user to create an irrigation schedule; and a user display coupled to the microcontroller and configured to display irrigation parameters associated with the irrigation schedule.
|Input device and method and program|
An input device includes a detection unit, a first acquisition unit, a second acquisition unit, and a compensation unit. The detection unit is configured to detect an operation by a user for controlling an electronic device and output an operation signal corresponding to the operation.
|Robotic catheter system input device|
An input device for a robotic medical system includes a handle configured to be rotatable about a center axis, and to be longitudinally displaceable along the center axis. The input device also includes a deflection control element disposed on the handle and configured to selectively control deflection of the distal end of a flexible medical instrument electrically coupled to the input device.
|System and method for the simultaneous automated bilateral delivery of pressure equalization tubes|
Systems and methods for treating a patient having a head with a first ear and a second ear, function by aligning a first device with a tympanic membrane of the first ear; inputting a command to an input device operatively coupled to the first device to generate a signal; and actuating the first device in response to the signal so as to drive a penetrator of the device through the tympanic membrane.. .
|Character input device, character input interface control method, and program|
A character input device of the present invention includes a skill estimation unit that estimates the skill of a user in character input operation, based on the history of key operation by the user. In this character input device, a determination period for determining an input character being selected by a character input interface unit is increased or decreased, according to the skill estimated by the skill estimation unit.
|Image diagnostic device and image correction method|
A memory (22) which stores the corrected image data and measurement data as stored data; an output unit (23) which outputs the stored data externally; a display unit (24) which displays the stored data; and an external input device (30) where an operator makes an input operation. .
An input device includes: an operation panel including: a plurality of first conductive patterns that extend in a first direction, and are arranged in a second direction crossing the first direction; and a plurality of second conductive patterns that extend in the second direction, and are arranged in the first direction; an indicator that includes a charge unit charged with electric charges; and a position detection unit that, when the indicator comes close to the operation panel, measures electric potentials by electric charges which arise in the first conductive patterns and the second conductive patterns by the charge unit of the indicator, and detects a position of the indicator based on a measurement result of the electric potentials.. .
|Touch type input device|
A touch input device includes a touch panel, a controller, and a cancellation electrode. The touch panel includes a sensor pattern and an operation surface arranged above the sensor pattern.
|Identification and use of gestures in proximity to a sensor|
An aspect provides a method, including: operating one or more sensors to detect gesture input proximate to a surface of an input device of an information handling device, wherein the input device is configured to receive one or more input types in addition to gesture input; determining, using a processor, if the gesture input detected matches a predetermined gesture; and executing at least one response action associated with the predetermined gesture. Other aspects are described and claimed..
|Headset computer with head tracking input used for inertial control|
A head-tracker is built into a headset computer as a user input device. A user interface navigation tool utilizes the head tracking but with inertial control.
|Method for controlling operations of input device having resistor matrix|
A method for controlling an input device is provided. The input device has a resistor matrix having m first traces, n second traces and m×n resistors.
|Transmission and hoist control arrangement|
An input device for a machine is provided. The input device includes a lever which is operable to select from a plurality of transmission modes of the machine.
|Operator panel for a machine|
A control panel provided within an operator cabin of a machine is disclosed. A transmission input device disposed on the control panel.
|Electronic device case for mobile point of sale|
A case for an electronic device is provided. The case can include a front shell attachable to a back shell, a flexible insert disposed between the front shell and the back shell and configured to at least partially surround an electronic device when installed in the case, a payment device reader attached to the case and configured to be electrically connected to the electronic device, a product information input device attached to the case and configured to be electrically connected to the electronic device, and a battery configured to be electrically connected to the electronic device.
|Electronic device case for mobile point of sale|
A case for an electronic device is provided. The case includes a battery, an interface to receive electrical power from an external power source, a payment device reader, a product information input device, and a computer processor configured to execute computer-readable instructions.
|Touch input device with button function|
A touch input device with a button function is provided. The touch input device includes a base plate, a touch module, an elastic element, and a triggering element.
|Auxiliary keyboard and auxiliary input device|
An auxiliary keyboard comprises an insulating board and a plurality of conductive keys. The insulating board has a sheet having a plurality of portions respectively defining a plurality of thru holes, a plurality of resilient supporting portions respectively connected to the sheet correspondingly arranged to the thru holes, and a plurality of combined portions respectively connected to the resilient supporting portions.
|Guide and control assembly|
A guide and control assembly of a battery driven portable handheld power tool (1) is provided, which guide and control assembly (10) comprises a main handle (20) of the tool, arranged to be gripped by a hand of an operator, in an operating position, so as to permit the operator to carry and guide the power tool (1) with the hand during operational use thereof, a recessed user interaction panel (30) comprising a plurality of user input devices (31, 31′, 31″) and a first status indicating device (32), the user interaction panel (30) being formed in a panel receiving portion (41) of a housing (40) of the power tool (1), wherein the user interaction panel is positioned such that the user input devices (31) are reachable by a thumb of the operator when the hand is in the operating position.. .
|Managing authorization of actions associated with data objects|
Managing actions associated with objects stored in a data storage system includes: receiving, over an input device or port, a request to determine authorization of an action associated with an object; and computing, with at least one processor, authorization information for processing the received request. The computing includes: determining a class of the object, retrieving a rule specification associated with the class, and evaluating at least one rule defined in the retrieved rule specification or defined in rule specifications associated with classes of any objects referenced in the retrieved rule specification..
|Systems and methods for crisis management and situational awareness|
Systems and methods for managing events, including either a server or a client device, are provided. Assets and events are defined.
|Method and apparatus for inputting password using game|
An apparatus for inputting a password using a game may include a password image display unit to display at least one group password image including at least one password image, in at least one region of a display device, a receiving unit to receive at least one piece of motion information from an external input device, a character image display unit to display, on the display device, a character image that may move based on the at least one piece of motion information, a determination unit to determine which of the at least one group password image the character image contacts, and to determine which of at least one password image included in the contacted group password image is selected when a contact takes place as a result of the determination, and an authentication unit to control a user authentication procedure to be performed based on password information corresponding to the selected password image.. .
|Information input device, information output device, information processing system, and computer-readable recording medium|
The present invention is concerning to an information processing system includes an information input device and an information output device. The information input device includes a communication module that establishes communication with one or more information output devices, an information acquiring module that acquires device information of the respective information output devices including an identification code used only for identifying the information output device and makes a storage module store therein the device information, an input receiving module that receives an entry of an identification code, and a device specifying module that searches the device information acquired from the respective information output devices to specify the information output device to which the information is to be transmitted based on the identification code received and gives instructions to the communication module to transmit the information using the device information of the information output device specified..
|Wiring design support apparatus, method and computer-readable recording medium|
A wiring design support apparatus includes: an input device with which input data about a wiring design content in a multilayered printed circuit board is input; a storage device includes a stab length limitation value table and a back drill application table stored therein, wherein the stab length limitation value table includes set data of a limitation value about a stab length of a through hole of the printed circuit board, and the back drill application table includes set data of information about whether a conductor of a stab of the printed circuit board can be removed or not; and a processor configured to determine, based on the stab length limitation value table and the back drill application table, whether a wiring design of the input data is appropriate.. .
|Universal script input device & method|
A method providing for input of any script/language, on any computing device, mobile or otherwise by conveying unicode characters to the computing device instead of keyboard scan codes that require further processing. The method includes all script/language processing independent from the computing device, permits changing input script/language “on-the-fly”, provides for a universal platform-independent method to select each particular script/language, and requires no language-specific support on the computing device, other than the ability to display the selected script.
|Method for controlling registration of input device in input handler instance, terminal and storage device|
A method for controlling an input device to be registered with an input handler instance includes: an input handler instance corresponding to a cpu frequency adjusting mode obtains device driver information of an input device upon detection of the input device; determines whether the device driver information is the same as one of sets of registration match information stored in the input handler instance; if so, then sends successful registration information to an input device instance corresponding to the input device to allow an input event to be reported; if the device drive information of the input device is not the same as any of the sets of registration match information, then sends failure registration information to the input device instance to disallow an input event to be reported; and the input device instance stores an identifier of the input handler instance upon reception of the successful registration information.. .
|Voice inspection guidance|
A system is provided that includes an inspection instrument. The inspection instrument includes communications circuitry, configured to communicatively couple the inspection instrument with information services; an audio input device, configured to receive inspection audio; and a processor, configured to query the information services via sending a request to the information services based upon an analysis of keywords, phrases, or both interpreted from the inspection audio.
|System and method for quick restart of a game on an amusement device|
A method for directing game play of a game having a game start and a game end on an amusement device. The amusement device includes a controller, a memory, a display and an input device.
|Sensing ball game machine|
A sensing baseball game apparatus (10) has a game machine (12) connected to a television monitor (18). A bat input device (32) is provided with an acceleration sensor.
|Flexible hinge support layer|
Flexible hinge and removable attachment techniques are described. In one or more implementations, a flexible hinge is configured to communicatively and physically couple an input device to a computing device and may implement functionality such as a support layer and minimum bend radius.
|Flexible hinge spine|
Flexible hinge spine techniques are described. In one or more implementations, a flexible hinge is configured to communicatively and physically couple an input device to a computing device and may implement functionality such as a support layer and minimum bend radius.
|Image display apparatus, image-taking apparatus and image display method|
The image display apparatus according to an aspect of the present invention comprises: an image input device which inputs an image signal; a particular target detection device which detects a particular target included in the image signal based on a particular target evaluation value indicating the feature of the particular target; a frame display information generation device which generates frame display information indicating a frame surrounding the detected particular target and which causes the frame to change continuously or by stages according to the particular target evaluation value; and a display device which displays the frame based on the generated frame display information. That is, by causing the frame to change continuously or by stages according to the evaluation value of a particular target, it is possible to avoid sudden change in the frame display..
|Near-field and far-field capacitive sensing|
A capacitive input device processing system includes a transmitter module with transmitter circuitry configured to drive a plurality of transmitter electrodes with transmitter signals. A first receiver module is configured to receive near-field resulting signals from a plurality of near-field receiver electrodes.
|Input device, input support method, and program|
An input device includes a touch panel which detects proximity or contact of a detection target, a coordinates extraction unit which extracts coordinates information including at least a z coordinate, in a direction perpendicular to a surface of the touch panel, of the proximity or contact-detected detection target, and a control unit which determines a contact threshold value for detection of contact of the detection target to the touch panel on the basis of coordinates information of the detection target extracted with an initial manipulation on the surface of the touch panel.. .
|Operation input device, and information processing apparatus provided with the same|
An operation input device includes touch panel, depression time detecting portion, input determination portion, display control portion, sound control portion, vibration portion, and vibration control portion. Touch panel outputs a depression signal according to a depression time when an input region is depressed.
|Hydraulic source control device, injection molding apparatus, and method of controlling hydraulic source|
The hydraulic source control device includes an operation input device capable of inputting operation conditions regarding the driving force of a fluid pressure control element, a servo motor including a motor section that drives a hydraulic pump and an amplifier that drives the motor section, and a controller that outputs a control command to the servo motor based on an input result to the operation input device. The controller obtains the fluid pressure of a working fluid based on the operation conditions regarding the input driving force, computes the output torque of the motor section based on the relationship between the fluid pressure and the output torque that are stored in advance, and outputs the computed output torque to the amplifier as a control command of the torque limitation value of the servo motor..
|Vending machine with temperature-control device|
A vending machine in which the internal temperature can be locally and remotely controlled and set includes an input device, a temperature control device, and a main control board. The input device inputs a temperature value.
|Key input device|
There is provided a key input device including a supporting member including groove portions inclined with respect to a horizontal direction, a plurality of keytops each including a sliding portion which is fitted in a corresponding groove portion of the groove portions and slides along the groove portion, and a control member configured to cause two or more keytops of the plurality of keytops to slide obliquely downward along the groove portions.. .
|System and method for detecting malware that interferes with the user interface|
System and method for detecting ransomware. A current user behavior pattern is monitored based on user input via a user input device.
|Secure element biometric authentication system|
An input device may be in communication with an application processor, wherein the input device may be configured to receive an input and the application processor may be configured to translate the input to a received template. A secure element may be in communication with the application processor and configured to receive the received template from the application processor.
|Input device, input method and program product|
According to one embodiment, an input device includes: a communication module configured to communicate with a different device connected to the input device; a detector configured to detect biological information of a user; an authentication module configured to check matching between the detected biological information and biological information which is stored in advance; and a controller configured to notify to the different device information indicating a device performing an operation input, and notify to the different device an input code formed as a predetermined input character string when the matching of the biological information is established.. .
|Providing input from input device to corresponding application program|
Embodiments include providing input from each of a plurality of input devices to one of a plurality of application programs. Aspects include receiving an input from one of the plurality of input devices, determining if the input from the one of the plurality of input devices has a corresponding application program selected from the one of a plurality of application programs.
|Dynamic user interface authoring|
A system and method for facilitating authoring computer code to facilitate rendering a display of data via a user interface display screen. An example method includes accepting a signal from a user input device to specify an attribute in accordance with a definition of a class of attributes in a data model; providing the specification of the attribute to a software component characterizing a webpage, wherein the software component includes an indicator for dynamic rendering of at least a portion of data included in the data model and associated with the attribute; and storing the definition of the class of attributes and data associated with the attribute, for retrieval and rendering of the data on a target device.
|Input device, input operation method, control program, and electronic device|
An input device of the present invention includes a display section which has a display area where a plurality of icons are two-dimensionally arranged and displayed, and a sensor section which has at least a pair of sensors provided spaced apart from each other in areas which do not overlap with the plurality of icons, and detects operated points operated by an operation performed on the pair of sensors. Based on the operated points detected by the sensor section, one specific icon is selected from among the plurality of icons displayed on the display area.
|User interface device and program for the same|
A user interface device for controlling a display portion for displaying a menu screen including a list of buttons and a cursor includes an operation input device, and a display control portion. The operation input device inputs an instruction direction corresponding to a user operation.
|Gesture-based interface for a multi-modality medical imaging system|
Systems and methods for multi-modality data processing are provided. Some embodiments are particularly directed to interpreting gesture-based commands in a multi-modality processing system.
|Method, system and apparatus for processing alerts and acknowledgments|
According to embodiments described in the specification, a method, system and apparatus for processing alerts and acknowledgments is provided. The method, in a communication device having a processor, a memory, an input device and an output device, comprises: detecting a notification message at the processor; determining whether the communication device is a primary device; and, when the determination is affirmative: controlling the output device with the processor to generate an alert; receiving an acknowledgement at the processor from the input device; and transmitting an acknowledgment message to an other communication device for causing the other communication device to interrupt alert generation..
|Extract-transform-load processor controller|
A controller is coupled to an extract-transform-load (etl) processor, which is connected to data storage devices. The controller comprises: a hardware storage device; a storage control component for storing, on said hardware storage device, a set of criteria for preferredness of etl stage placements; an i/o input device detecting component for recognizing a proposed placement of a stage on a gui canvas on the display device; an analytical component for analyzing an eventual result of the proposed placement in an etl activity represented on the gui canvas; a comparator for comparing the eventual result of the proposed placement in the etl activity with the set of criteria; and an indicator control component for, responsive to an outcome of an operation of the comparator, providing to the user an indicator of a degree of preferredness of said proposed placement according to the set of criteria..
|Speed adjustable and reversible tool for slicer orders|
The disclosure generally relates to a speed adjustable and reversible tool for slicer orders. In an example, a user command is received to adjust one or more parameters of a slicer order that has been submitted for trading or otherwise includes one or more child order to be submitted for trading.
|Self-checkout method and apparatus|
A point-of-sale self-checkout terminal includes a code reader device for automated entry of a product identification code present on items for purchase and a customer input device for receipt of data from a customer. A customer oars initiate a purchase of a non-scannable item and, in response, a database is queried to identify items based on a prediction of purchase of the items, and the identified items are displayed for selection by the customer to purchase the item.
|Electronic device to align audio flow|
An electronic device is provided that includes an input device to provide first audio signals, an output device to receive second audio signals, and logic to receive the first audio signals and to provide an audio input flow. The logic to further receive an audio output flow and to provide the second audio signals to the output device based on the audio output flow.