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05/19/16
20160139779 
 Device, method, and graphical user interface for resizing content viewing and text entry interfaces patent thumbnailDevice, method, and graphical user interface for resizing content viewing and text entry interfaces
An electronic device includes instructions for: displaying a text entry interface area at a first size for the text entry interface area; concurrently displaying a viewing area adjacent to the text entry interface area, at a first size for the viewing area; detecting a continuous finger contact that starts in the viewing area, moves in a first direction towards the text entry interface area, contacts a predefined boundary associated with the text entry interface area, and continues to move in the first direction after contacting the predefined boundary; and, in response to detecting the continuous finger contact continuing to move in the first direction after contacting the predefined boundary: increasing the viewing area to a second size of the viewing area; and scrolling the text entry interface area to reduce the displayed text entry interface area to a second size of the text entry interface area.. .
Apple Inc.


05/19/16
20160139758 
 Display control apparatus, display control method, and program patent thumbnailDisplay control apparatus, display control method, and program
[solving means] a display control apparatus that is a first aspect of the present disclosure includes: an acquisition unit that obtains an input image; and a display control unit that displays the input image on a screen by scrolling the input image along a predetermined scroll line, the display control unit displaying the input image by scrolling the input image along the scroll line different according to a scroll speed that is a speed in the scrolling. The present disclosure can be applied to, for example, a case where a medical image is diagnosed..

05/12/16
20160132567 
 Multi-search and multi-task in search patent thumbnailMulti-search and multi-task in search
Map multi-search architecture that enables users to multi-task on the mapping engine website. A card interaction model enables the creation of new cards for new tasks and from which users can retrieve previous results without needing to redo the search task.
Microsoft Corporation


05/12/16
20160132204 
 Information processing apparatus, processing method thereof, and program patent thumbnailInformation processing apparatus, processing method thereof, and program
An information processing apparatus (100) includes an operation detection unit (102) that detects an operation with respect to an operation surface of a display unit that displays a portion of a display target including a scrollable region scrolled according to an operation, and a display control unit (104) that performs a scroll display for outputting the scrollable region of the display target on a portion-by-portion basis to a scroll display range of the display unit with a movement amount according to the operation detected by the operation detection unit (102), when an operation indicating the movement amount in which an outer edge of the scroll display range of the display unit exceeds the scrollable region is detected, the display control unit (104) switches between stop of scrolling of the scrollable region so that the outer edge of the scroll display range of the display unit does not exceed the scrollable region and another display other than the display target within the scroll display range of the display unit in addition to the scrollable region, according to whether the operation is a predetermined operation.. .
Nec Corporation


05/05/16
20160125504 
 Electronic shopping cart processing system and method patent thumbnailElectronic shopping cart processing system and method
An electronic shopping cart of a user is presented in a first interface during checkout, such as one allowing scrolling through representations of items in a shopping list in a first direction. On selection of an item, a second interface is displayed of a “shelf” for the selected item, the shelf including related items such as might be located on a same shelf as the selected result in a retail location.
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.


05/05/16
20160125495 
 Product browsing system and method patent thumbnailProduct browsing system and method
A query is input to a search engine and search results, such as product records, are identified as relevant to the query. The results are presented to a user in a first interface, such as one allowing scrolling in a first direction.
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.


05/05/16
20160124513 
 Human-to-computer natural three-dimensional hand gesture based navigation method patent thumbnailHuman-to-computer natural three-dimensional hand gesture based navigation method
Described herein is a method for enabling human-to-computer three-dimensional hand gesture-based natural interactions. From depth images provided by a range finding imaging system, the method enables efficient and robust detection of a particular sequence of natural gestures including a beginning (start), and an ending (stop) of a predetermined type of natural gestures for delimiting the period during which a control (interaction) gesture is operating in an environment wherein a user is freely moving his hands.
Softkinetic Software


04/28/16
20160117058 
 Displaying nodes on a view screen patent thumbnailDisplaying nodes on a view screen
The present invention provides a method of displaying nodes, including: displaying, in response to that one or more nodes are selected on a view screen on which nodes are displayed together with respective connection lines between the nodes, the selected one or more nodes on a pallet; drawing connection lines extending from the one or more nodes displayed on the pallet, on the view screen; and scrolling, in response to that one or more connection lines extending from the one or more nodes displayed on the pallet are selected or that one or more nodes on the pallet are selected, a display on the view screen such that one or more nodes at connection destinations of the selected connection lines or the selected nodes are displayed within the view screen.. .
International Business Machines Corporation


04/21/16
20160110048 
 Displaying related content in a content stream patent thumbnailDisplaying related content in a content stream
A method includes displaying a scrollable sequence of content items, the content items having a plurality of sources and a plurality of content types; in response to user commands, scrolling the scrollable sequence of content items in a direction parallel to a first axis; visually indicating a first focus item in the scrollable sequence and displaying in the current focus item an affordance including a related-content affordance; and responding to user selection of the related-content affordance in the current focus item by scrolling the current focus item in a direction parallel to a second axis that is distinct from the first axis and displaying a second focus item in place of the first focus item, the second focus item including a content item of one or more content items related to the first focus item in accordance with predefined criteria.. .

04/21/16
20160110047 
 Wearable device and execution of application in wearable device patent thumbnailWearable device and execution of application in wearable device
A method of executing an application in a wearable device and a wearable device are disclosed, the method including receiving an input requesting execution of a first application, acquiring time information required to execute the first application in response to the input, and scrolling and displaying a predetermined image in a first direction until the execution of the first application based on the time information.. .

04/21/16
20160110046 

Adjustable timeline user interface


Embodiments of the present invention disclose an adjustable timeline user interface for a mobile device. According to one embodiment, in response to a detected touch input on the display of the device, a zoom classification level and/or scrolling feature for the timeline interface is determined based on the number of fingers, finger movement speed, and/or finger direction associated with the touch input.

04/14/16
20160103596 

Chromatography configuration interface


Systems and methods that facilitate the setup and visualization of a configurable process, for example a chromatography experiment to be conducted using a configurable chromatography system. A user interface displays category regions representing sections of a process, and displays a plurality of selectable items representing components appropriate for placement in the category regions.

04/14/16
20160103562 

Multi-touch gesture for precise scrolling through a list of objects


Techniques are described for generating a graphical user interface for presenting a list of objects. The graphical user interface can include a selection zone encompassed by a partial outer ring that is configured to present a portion of the list of objects.

04/07/16
20160098974 

Method and controlling a display of a portable electronic device


A method and apparatus for controlling a display of a portable electronic device are provided. The method comprises generating a screen comprising a list on the display.
Blackberry Limited


03/31/16
20160093171 

Method and system for controlling a graphical user interface of a terminal


A community gaming system including a central controller and a plurality of gaming terminals each with a graphical user interface operating. The system determines that a bonus event is triggered and which of the terminals qualify.
Gtech Canada Ulc


03/31/16
20160092051 

Multi-page viewing with chapter and page scrolling


A processor selectively operates in one of multiple operational modes, including a page mode to singularly display pages of the e-book in a content region of the display screen, and a multi-page mode to display at least portions of a set of multiple pages of the e-book at one time. When the processor operates in the multi-page mode, the processor responds to (i) receiving a page transition input by determining the current page based on the page transition input, and (ii) receiving a chapter transition input by determining the current page to be a page of a chapter that is determined based on the chapter transition input.
Kobo Inc.


03/31/16
20160092048 

Display of hierarchical datasets using high-water mark scrolling


Techniques are disclosed for the efficient display of hierarchical datasets using high-water mark scrolling. Certain techniques allow for the creation of simple, intuitive, and computationally inexpensive user interfaces for displaying hierarchical data sets.
Oracle International Corporation


03/24/16
20160086571 

Image display device, test device using image display device, and image display method


To provide an image display device and an image display method capable of causing an image displayed on a display device to be visually recognized without degrading the operability of the user. A scroll amount of an image displayed in an image display area is specified according to an operation of scrolling the image displayed in the image display area, the scroll amount is regulated so that the image displayed in the image display area is not out of the image display area if the image displayed in the image display area is scrolled to be out of the image display area when the image displayed in the image display area is scrolled according to the specified scroll amount, and a display mode of at least a portion of a peripheral area of the image display area is changed..
Anritsu Corporation


03/24/16
20160086259 

Smart snapping


A platform allows experts, for example home improvement professionals, to upload their portfolios, i.e. Content such as photos, videos, text, and sound, to a publicly available resource, such as a web browser accessible, network based commerce system.
Houzz, Inc.


03/24/16
20160086251 

Passive detection


A platform allows experts, for example home improvement professionals, to upload their portfolios, i.e. Content such as photos, videos, text, and sound, to a publicly available resource, such as a web browser accessible, network based commerce system.
Houzz, Inc.


03/24/16
20160085401 

Display control device, display control method, and program


An information processing system includes circuitry that causes a first scrolling of a displayed content region within its boundaries in response to a first user operation. The circuitry of the information processing system also causes a second scrolling of the displayed content region beyond its boundaries in response to a second user operation..
Sony Corporation


03/24/16
20160085320 

Motion-based view scrolling system with proportional and dynamic modes


The present invention provides a system and methods for motion-based scrolling of a relatively large contents view on an electronic device with a relatively small screen display. The user controls the scrolling by changing the device's tilt relative to a baseline tilt.
Innoventions, Inc.


03/17/16
20160078848 

Automatic scrolling speed control by tracking user's eye


According to an aspect, an information display device includes a display unit, a visual line detector, and a control unit. The display unit displays information in a scroll region, which is provided in at least a part of a screen of the display unit, while scrolling the information.
Kyocera Corporation


03/17/16
20160078005 

Adaptive table rendering


A system and method is disclosed for adaptive rendering of displayable elements such as rows in a table displayed on a web page. A web page is provided that includes instructions for displaying a large number of displayable elements that cannot be displayed at the same in a single viewport.
Google Inc.


03/17/16
20160077721 

Input device user interface enhancements


Some embodiments provide a device, method, system, computer program product and user interface for pointer movement analysis with modal continuous controller conversion. Specifically, some embodiments adapt movements issued from a mouse input device, trackpad, or touchscreen to adjust a position of a ui element.
Intellitact Llc


03/17/16
20160077714 

Animated tags


A platform allows experts, for example home improvement professionals, to upload their portfolios, i.e. Content such as photos, videos, text, and sound, to a publicly available resource, such as a web browser accessible, network based commerce system.
Houzz, Inc.


03/17/16
20160077700 

Mobile terminal and user interface of mobile terminal


A mobile terminal including a display, and a controller coupled to the display, the controller configured to display information on the display, scroll the displayed information in response to a touch and moving input applied on the display in a direction, and refresh the displayed information if the touch and moving input is released subsequent to the scrolling of the displayed information.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.


03/10/16
20160070463 

Flexible touch-based scrolling


A computer-implemented method includes receiving user input comprising a gesture on a touchscreen, the gesture having a gesture velocity. The gesture velocity is compared with an inertia movement threshold.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


03/10/16
20160070457 

Platform-independent user interface system


The described technology is directed towards a platform-independent user interface (ui) system. Views and other objects at the platform-independent ui system level perform layout, scrolling, virtualization, styling, data binding via data models and/or readiness.
Home Box Office, Inc.


03/10/16
20160070428 

Method for scrolling a displayed image in a touch system


After receiving at least one touch point on a touch screen, detect at least one initial position of the touch point on the touch screen. When the touch point slides away from the initial position, scroll an image displayed on the touch screen according to at least one sliding action of the touch point.
Inventec Corporation


03/03/16
20160065505 

Anchored approach to scrolling


At an electronic device having access to a plurality of data objects: displaying a viewport comprising graphical representations of a first subset of the plurality of data objects that are ordered. While displaying the graphical representations of the first subset, the device receives a request to navigate through graphical representations of the plurality of data objects in the viewport.
Apple Inc.


03/03/16
20160062568 

Information processing device, information processing system, and recording medium


An example system includes: a display processing unit performing processing of displaying on a display unit a home screen containing a selection image and a background image, the selection image being constructed from one or a plurality of images used for receiving selection operation, the background image serving as a background of the selection image; and a scroll operation reception unit receiving operation of scrolling the selection image displayed on the display unit. In accordance with the operation of scrolling received by the scroll operation reception unit, the display processing unit scrolls the selection image while animating the background image of the home screen..
Nintendo Co., Ltd.


02/25/16
20160054913 

Graphical user interface control for scrolling content


A solution for managing a graphical user interface including a panel area is provided. Content included in the graphical user interface can be generated for presentation to a user.
International Business Machines Corporation


02/25/16
20160054894 

Dynamic layout for organizational charts


Techniques are described for dynamically adjusting the layout of an organizational chart being presented inside a browser window. Adjusting the layout of the organization chart has certain advantages such as ensuring that the organizational chart can be displayed in the browser window with minimal scrolling.

02/25/16
20160054887 

Gesture-based selection and manipulation method


A method for selecting multiple content items in a list of content items is presented. In an embodiment, the method first displays a list of content items along the first direction on a display of the computing device.

02/11/16
20160042592 

Gaming machine executing game capable of awarding special bonus and controlling gaming machine


A slot machine 1 executes the following processes of: (d1) receiving an input of betting of a game medium, (d2) reading, from a ram 73, coin reels corresponding to the number of game media having been received in the process (d1) and setting the coin reels to be rearrangeable on the lower image display panel 141, (d3) as a game, randomly determining symbols and a coin 161 which are to be rearranged on the lower image display panel 141, (d4) executing an effect of scrolling the video reels 3 and the coin reels and visually changing the coin 161 during the scroll, and (d5) rearranging the symbols and the coin 161 determined in the process (d3) on the lower image display panel 141 and awarding a benefit or a special bonus based on a combination of the rearranged symbols and coin 161.. .
Aruze Gaming America, Inc.


02/11/16
20160041713 

Display control apparatus, display control method, and computer program for executing the display control method


Provided is a computer-implemented display control method including a first display operation of displaying, in a second region of a screen, a first page on which contents belonging to a first category are arranged, and listing a plurality of categories in a vertical or horizontal direction and displaying the plurality of categories in a first region of the screen, wherein the first page is displayed to be scrollable in a direction in which the plurality of categories are listed, a recognition operation of recognizing a scroll signal which is input with respect to the first page, a determination operation of scrolling the first page based on the scroll signal, and generating a category change command based on the scroll signal if scrolling is not possible according to a position of the first page, and a second display operation of displaying, on the second region, a second page on which contents belonging to a second category are arranged, if it is determined to change the category based on the scroll signal.. .
Naver Corporation


02/11/16
20160041703 

Character string selecting apparatus, character string selecting method, and computer-readable medium storing character string selecting program


A character string selecting apparatus is provided with a menu display unit for setting a plurality of menu display areas, displaying, in a first column of the menu display area, selection target character strings extracted at intervals from selection target character strings provided with a display order, and displaying, in an i-th column, selection target character strings extracted at intervals smaller than intervals of extraction in an i-1-th column; a slide operation processing unit for scrolling display of selection target character strings of a j-th column in response to slide operation in the j-th column and display of the selection target character strings of the other columns in conjunction with each other based on amounts of scrolling according to the intervals of extraction; and a character string selection unit for specifying a selection target character string selected in one of the columns as an input character string.. .
Tatsuo Kakuta Et Al.


02/11/16
20160041702 

Pull and swipe navigation


The feature set improves upon existing touch screen user interface design, user experience design, and navigation by freeing up valuable on-screen real estate for relevant content by hiding otherwise static menu bars and icons until required; implementing a set of easy to use and simple to navigate heuristic commands that delineate between menu access and scrolling; making menu bars and icons accessible to the touch at any part of the touch screen, thus solving reach issues particularly for larger devices; and by providing theoretically unlimited real-estate for menu items through over-scrolling.. .

02/04/16
20160035119 

Method and controlling display and computer program for executing the method


A display control method includes displaying at least a portion of a page, in which one or more content regions including contents are arranged, on a screen image; recognizing a scrolling operation with respect to the page; and scrolling the page based on the scrolling operation and applying an animation with respect to content included in a content region exposed on the screen image as the page is scrolled.. .
Naver Corporation


02/04/16
20160034443 

Method and displaying data grids


A system and method for facilitating displaying data in a table via a web-based data grid. The example method includes rendering a first table and then rendering a second table via a layer overlaid on the first table.
Oracle International Corporation


02/04/16
20160034126 

Visual cues for scrolling


The invention discloses a method and apparatus for helping the user of computer devices, such as desktop computers, laptop computers, tablet computers, smartphones, and augmented reality devices, to view information displayed during and after scrolling, when scrolling is performed with variable increment scrolling input devices, such as scroll wheels or touch-sensing devices. According to an embodiment of the invention, the area of the displayed document, which corresponds to the location of the screen pointer immediately before scrolling or the point of the initial user contact with a touchscreen, is highlighted with visual cues during and shortly after scrolling to support the continuity of user's attention..

02/04/16
20160034125 

List display control


List display control method and device are provided. The method may include displaying a plurality of list items in a list display area.
International Business Machines Corporation


01/28/16
20160026658 

Gallery application for content viewing


A gallery software application enables a user to browse, view, and interact with various content items, such as still images and videos. The gallery includes a graphical user interface with two modes: stack and grid.
Yahoo! Inc.


01/28/16
20160022528 

Compression device


A wearable massage and/or compression device for applying controllable scrolling or intermittent sequential forces, such as compression forces, to the body and limbs of a user comprises an elongated fabric body sized to encircle a limb of a user, one or more shape-memory wires carried by the fabric body and configured to apply a compression pressure to the limb through the fabric body upon changing shape in response to a stimulus, and a micro-processor based controller for selectively actuating the one or more shape-changing elements to reduce the effective diameter of the device encircling the limb, to thereby apply pressure to the limb.. .
Recovery Force, Llc


01/21/16
20160019866 

Energy and effort efficient reading sessions


Presenting text and figures on a display screen by formatting, by a computer, text in a document into a single display line, scrolling the single display line on a first portion of the display screen, wherein the display screen remains active, and displaying, on a second portion of the display screen, figures in the document referenced by the scrolled text in the single display line on the display screen.. .
International Business Machines Corporation


01/21/16
20160019186 

Energy and effort efficient reading sessions


Embodiments of the present invention disclose a method, computer program product, and system for presenting text and figures on a display screen. Formatting, by a computer, text in a document into a single display line, scrolling the single display line on a first portion of the display screen, wherein the display screen remains active, and displaying, on a second portion of the display screen, figures in the document referenced by the scrolled text in the single display line on the display screen..
International Business Machines Corporation


01/21/16
20160018983 

Touch screen video scrolling


A configuration method is provided. The method includes receiving a command for configuring touch screen functions associated with scrolling through a video file in a forward direction or a reverse direction at various speeds dependent on a direction and distance of movement of a touch screen gesture performed by a user.
International Business Machines Corporation


01/14/16
20160012852 

System for visualizing data


A system for visualising data includes storage means, and a video source arranged for dividing first data to be visualized in one or more banner areas in a plurality of chunks and arranged for outputting the plurality of chunks of the first data to be displayed and for outputting second data to be visualized as a background. A display for visualizing the first and second data is adapted for having information scrolling in the banner areas of the display.
Televic Rail Nv


01/14/16
20160012744 

System and dynamic online test content generation


An online test platform facilitates automatic scrolling of test materials in a web browser while maintaining a text prompt associated with the test materials. The platform also facilitates development, delivery, and management of educational tests with interactive participation by students, teachers, proctors, and administrators even when some or all of them are remotely located.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company


01/14/16
20160011766 

Device and displaying information


Discussed herein is an information processing device that displays information in an effective manner on a display screen of the device. A portion of the total data is displayed on the screen when the total data exceeds the amount of data that can be displayed on the screen at a given time.
Sony Corporation


01/14/16
20160011734 

Virtualized upward scrolling


Methods for data display and corresponding systems and computer-readable mediums. A method includes sending, to a server system, a request for a target data.
Siemens Product Lifecycle Management Software Inc.


01/07/16
20160004420 

Electronic device and computer program product


An electronic device (e.g., smartphone) includes a touch screen display and a controller. The touch screen display displays a scrollable first screen.
Kyocera Corporation


01/07/16
20160004403 

Apparatus and processing scroll input in electronic device


A terminal device and method are disclosed herein. The terminal device includes an input unit for detecting a scroll input, and a controller for executing the method, which includes analyzing the scroll input to detect a scroll step indicating an amount to be scrolled and a direction of movement indicating a scroll direction, and controlling a display of the terminal device to display scrolling of data to a portion of the data corresponding to the scroll step and the scroll direction..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


12/31/15
20150379686 

Method of displaying a new rectangular window on a screen


A method which serves to display a new rectangular window in a display zone on a screen, the display zone already including at least one first rectangular window, the new window being displayed progressively towards the inside and starting from an edge of the first window is disclosed. In one aspect, the method comprises shifting the content of the first window from the edge through a distance corresponding to the dimension of said new window in a second direction perpendicular to a first direction parallel to the edge.
Orange


12/31/15
20150378555 

Maintaining context for maximize interactions on grid-based visualizations


A grid-based visualization displays icons representing data entities in grid cells corresponding with the data entities' attribute values. The grid-based visualization enables users to zoom in or maximize the size of a selected grid cell, row of grid cells, column of grid cells, or any other selection of grid cells in a grid-based visualization.
Oracle International Corporation


12/31/15
20150378550 

Display controller, and method and computer-readable medium for the same


A display controller including a storage storing a list image including a plurality of object images, a display having a display area configured to concurrently display a particular number of object images, and a control unit configured to display the particular number of object images arranged along a particular direction in the display area, display a specific indication image indicating a specific direction along the particular direction, detect a dragging operation of dragging the specific indication image in the specific direction, detect a dragging operation amount of the detected dragging operation, and control the display such that the particular number of object images are scrolled in the particular direction at a scrolling speed, the scrolling speed being associated with the detected dragging operation amount.. .
Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha


12/31/15
20150378525 

Merged experience of reading and editing with seamless transition


Aspects of the present disclosure provide for determining user input of a presentation. Specifically, aspects disclosed herein provide differentiating between interacting with selectable objects within a slide and scrolling between slides, editing a selectable object within a slide, scrolling between slides, viewing off slide content, zooming out from a slide view, and zooming in to a slide view..
Microsoft Corporation


12/24/15
20150373392 

Automated program guide scrolling


A user device may receive one or more signals in a particular sequence and within a threshold period of time from an accessory; determine a scrolling instruction corresponding to the one or more signals received in the particular sequence and within the threshold period of time; and execute the scrolling instruction to continuously scroll through a program guide, displayed by the user device, based on determining the scrolling instruction.. .
Verizon Patent And Licensing Inc.


12/24/15
20150370439 

Gpu-optimized scrolling systems and methods


A scrolling method includes producing a render tree associated with a plurality of web resources and a plurality of displayable components then providing a subset of the plurality of displayable components to a graphics processing unit such that each of the displayable components has its own corresponding layer. The method further includes receiving a scroll gesture indicative of a request to scroll the plurality of displayable components, determining a scroll behavior based on the scroll gesture, and sequentially modifying and rendering the subset of the plurality of displayable components based on the scroll behavior..
Salesforce.com, Inc.


12/24/15
20150370426 

Music now playing user interface


The invention is directed to an electronic device. The electronic device generates for presentation on a display a user interface including a plurality of content items, a first heading, and a second heading.
Apple Inc.


12/17/15
20150363101 

Video scrolling shortcuts for touchscreen display


Video content is displayed on a touchscreen display. A first touch gesture is received, while displaying the video content, which is associated with scrolling through the video content.
Lenovo Enterprise Solutions (singapore) Pte. Ltd.


12/17/15
20150363052 

Method for selecting an item in a list


The invention relates to a method for scrolling through a list comprising a plurality of selectable items and configured so that a single item in the list is displayed at a given instant on an interface, the display of the next item in the list being triggered by the detection of a scrolling action (200) performed by a user on an input device associated with the interface, the method being such that it has steps of display (202) of an item in the list, of determination (203) that a predetermined item in the list is displayed, and of opening (204) of a period of inactivity of predetermined duration during which scrolling actions on the input device are ignored. The invention likewise relates to a device and a piece of electronic equipment that implement the method for scrolling..
Orange


12/17/15
20150363048 

System and touch ribbon interaction


Methods for user interaction and corresponding systems and computer-readable mediums. A method includes displaying a user interface that includes a menu bar having a plurality of tabs, each associated with at least one sub-menu item, and including an active tab and at least one non-active tab.
Siemens Product Lifecycle Management Software Inc.


12/10/15
20150355833 

Column aware scrolling


Embodiments relate to controlling display of a document, where the document comprises multiple columns. An aspect includes displaying the columns of the document in a viewport, receiving a user input defining a downwards scrolling for the document.
International Business Machines Corporation


12/10/15
20150354846 

Methods and control unit with a variable assist rotational interface and display


Provided according to one or more embodiments is a method of processing rotational inputs to a control device having a an electronic display and user interface, such as a programmable thermostat. Methods and systems include displaying on the electronic display associated with the control device at least a portion of an initial display element selected from a sequence of display elements.
Google Inc.


12/03/15
20150350131 

Method and device for controlling the display of a group of contacts


A method and a device are provided for controlling the display of a group of contacts associated with a terminal. The group of contacts is ordered according to a first predetermined criterion, and displayed according to this arrangement.
Orange


12/03/15
20150346945 

Touch drawing display apparatus and operation method thereof, image display apparatus allowing touch-input, and controller for the display apparatus


An electronic blackboard includes a display panel and a touch-panel, draws a line corresponding to a track formed by movement of the touched position on the displayed image, and erases an erroneously drawn line corresponding to a track specifying an operation other than drawing. In another aspect, an electronic blackboard includes a touch screen, a scroll unit for scrolling an image on the display screen when positions of multi-touch move in one same direction, and a page switching unit for detecting, after detection of multi-touch input, that a finger is moved away, and executing a process of returning the image on the display screen to a state before scrolling or a process of switching the image by one page in accordance with the moving direction of multi-touch positions, depending on whether the amount of movement of touch inputs is equal to or smaller than a threshold value..
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha


12/03/15
20150346941 

Automated changing of content set displaying in the display screen of a brower and automated activation of links contained in the displaying content set


An automatic scrolling mechanism converts an information repository into media that can actively present and “push” information to the users/viewers while retaining existing “pull” and interactivity functions. Automatic scrolling can be controlled by placing a cursor on control icons, such as boxes, lines, and arrow clusters.

12/03/15
20150346929 

Safari tab and private browsing ui enhancement


As computer processing power has increased and mobile devices have proliferated, with users often own multiple devices and utilize larger numbers of tabs in the browsers on their devices. In order to enhance user experience with these developments, tab organization is improved through tab scrolling and tab overviews.
Apple Inc.


12/03/15
20150346813 

Hands free image viewing on head mounted display


Disclosed are a system and a method for hands free operating of a head mounted device. An example method includes reading sensor data from sensors associated with a head mounted device worn by a user.

12/03/15
20150345068 

User control interface for an appliance, and associated method


A touchscreen user interface and is provided for controlling an appliance. The appliance includes a controller device configured to direct operation of at least one operational component associated with the appliance in response to at least one user selection via a touchscreen user interface in communication with the controller device.
Electrolux Home Products, Inc.


11/26/15
20150341702 

Electronic programming guide with selectable categories


An electronic content guide may organize content such as television programs into categories and subcategories. The categories and subcategories may be topical as well as time-based.
Intel Corporation


11/26/15
20150339025 

Operation apparatus


An operation apparatus includes a touch operation surface configured to move in up and down directions, with a sensor for outputting a signal representing a touch of a finger thereon, and with an outer frame element or a dead zone; a downward movement detection part that outputs a signal representing a movement of the touch operation surface in the down direction; and a control device that executes, when the movement of the touch operation surface in the down direction is detected while the touch of the finger on the touch operation surface is not detected, at least one of scrolling lists in an image area or the image area itself displayed in a display that is located remotely with respect to the touch operation surface, changing the image area displayed on the display to another image area, and successively moving a cursor in the image area displayed on the display.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha


11/12/15
20150326937 

Electronic programming guide with selectable categories


An electronic content guide may organize content such as television programs into categories and subcategories. The categories and subcategories may be topical as well as time-based.
Intel Corporation


11/12/15
20150326928 

Methods and improving scrolling through program channel listings


Methods and apparatus for improving channel browsing experience for users by control scroll rates in guide listings are described. A user can scroll through channel listings arranged according to program genre at a high maximum scroll rate.
Time Warner Cable Enterprises Llc


11/12/15
20150326818 

Image scrolling on a photo sharing device display


Systems and methods are disclosed to retrieve a first plurality of images from a local storage location at an electronic device; display each image of the first plurality of images on a display of the electronic device with a first transition between consecutively displayed images of the first plurality of images; receive a second plurality of images from a remote storage location through a communication interface of the electronic device; and display each image of the second plurality of images on the display of the electronic device with a second transition between consecutively displayed images of the second plurality of images, wherein the second transition is different than the first transition.. .
Lyve Minds, Inc.


11/12/15
20150326742 

Image editing apparatus and image editing method


An image editing apparatus includes a display device, a storage device for storing image data, and a preview display unit for displaying a preview image of the image data on a display screen. The preview display unit displays a scroll bar as a ui component for scrolling the preview image, on the display screen.
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha


11/12/15
20150324581 

Displaying real-time security events


A system and method for displaying a number of real-time security events comprises a number of client devices and an administrator device communicatively coupled to the client devices. The administrator device may comprise a preferences module and an event rate adapter module communicatively coupled to the preferences module.
Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.


11/12/15
20150324079 

Information processing apparatus


An information processing apparatus displays a main display area that represents content of a web page on a screen of a display device. The information processing apparatus identifies, among a plurality of on-screen elements of interest, an on-screen element of interest that enters or departs from the main display area as the web page is scrolled along a given scrolling direction, when the web page that includes the plurality of on-screen elements of interest and that can be scrolled along the given scrolling direction appears in the main display area.

11/05/15
20150319240 

System and method and server for providing content to a handset


A system and method for providing time-sensitive information to a handset using a scrolling ticker. The method includes receiving the time-sensitive information at a server, determining the time period before the next update for a second set of information, and if less than a pre-determined value, then streaming the time sensitive information at the end of the time period to the handset.
At&t Mobility Ii Llc


11/05/15
20150317077 

Handheld device and input method thereof


A handheld device and an input method for the handheld device are provided. The handheld device includes a touch screen and a processor.
Jiyonson Co., Ltd.


10/29/15
20150309687 

Method and controlling video content on a display


A controller for controlling a display device that displays secondary digital content displayed in an overlay above a primary video stream. The controller includes a touch interface device, a processor, and a memory storing non-transitory instructions.
Seespace Ltd.


10/29/15
20150309686 

Video scrolling


A system for video scrolling may allow a user to control speed and/or direction of video playback through user inputs. Such user inputs can include swiping one or more fingers on a touch-sensitive surface, clicking and dragging a computer mouse, or other input actions comprising lateral movements.
Brit Media, Inc.


10/29/15
20150309675 

Timespiral calendar


A method and system for time planning and scheduling capable of displaying the scheduled time events on a spiral-shaped timeline in a manner in which all events in a single 18-hour or a single 24-hour period are displayed on one screen in three dimensions and are visible without the use of scrolling and without the user having to access multiple screens.. .

10/22/15
20150304249 

Device and progressive media download with multiple layers or streams


A terminal, server, computer readable medium and method for scrolling ahead a desired content while the content is downloading to a terminal. The method includes selecting the desired content for being downloaded in the terminal; starting a first download process for the desired content, wherein the first download process is configured to download a first variant of the desired content; starting a second download process for the desired content, wherein the second download process is configured to download a second variant of the desired content, and the second variant is different from the first variant; offering for playback the first variant; and offering for playback the second variant when a user scrolls ahead the desired content or the first variant becomes unavailable..

10/15/15
20150293656 

Method and scrolling a screen in a display apparatus


A method of scrolling a screen in a display apparatus includes initiating a screen-scroll according to a speed of a currently generated flick input when the flick input is generated, comparing a tilt of an axis of a corresponding apparatus with an initial location at a time of generation of the flick input to determine whether a change amount of a change is within a reference value, maintaining a current screen-scroll speed if the change amount deviates from the reference value, and stopping a screen-scroll operation when a scroll stop condition is met.. .

10/15/15
20150292889 

Map scrolling navigation system for selectively displaying icons


A map scrolling method and apparatus for a navigation system prevents from displaying certain icons while displaying other icons based on conditions and settings of the navigation system during a transition period of a map scrolling operation. The map scrolling method includes the steps of: detecting activation of a map scrolling operation; checking whether there is any limit condition attached to icons as to remove them from a map image; scrolling the map image while removing the icons to which the limit condition is attached from the map image during a transition period of the map scrolling operation; and displaying all of the icons when the map scrolling operation is completed..

10/08/15
20150286357 

Snap navigation of a scrollable list


Methods, systems, and computer-readable media for providing snap navigation in a scrollable list are presented. Certain items of the content items in the scrollable list may represent natural or desirable breakpoints for scrolling through the list.

10/08/15
20150286295 

Input device, particularly for computers or the like, and corresponding graphical user interface system


An input device comprises a slidable member having a moveable surface which is looped back on itself. A touch sensor below its slideable surface can register clicking operations.

10/01/15
20150277842 

Multi-displayer scrolling display method, device and processing terminal in telepresence system


Provided is a multi-displayer scrolling display method in a telepresence system, including that when a content needing scrolling display is received, display positions and display contents of the content needing scrolling display in respective displayers are determined according to an arrangement manner, an output size and a scrolling display manner of the displayers of the telepresence system; the content needing scrolling display is subjected to weighed stacking respectively with originally to-be-displayed decoded outputted contents of the respective displayers, and the contents subjected to the weighed stacking are outputted as current frames of the respective displayers. A multi-displayer scrolling display device and a processing terminal in a telepresence system are also provided.
Zte Corporation


10/01/15
20150277750 

Display input apparatus and computer-readable non-transitory recording medium with display input control program recorded thereon


In a display input apparatus, a display control section allows a display to display a setting item list of setting items lined up in a first direction and a first setting candidate list of setting candidates lined up in a second direction for one of the setting items, one list across the other, and provide, when a gesture receiving section receives a scroll gesture in the first direction via a touch panel, a scrolling display of the setting item list and a display of the first setting candidate list for the setting item presented in an intersecting region thereof with the setting item list, and provide, when the gesture receiving section receives a scroll gesture in the second direction via the touch panel, a scrolling display of the first setting candidate list. A setting receiving section receives as a changed setting the setting candidate presented in the intersecting region..
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.


10/01/15
20150277731 

Score displaying method and storage medium


Once obtained a turn-over instruction to proceed a score on one image area to which one grand staff among plural grand staves displayed on a screen of a user i/f belongs, a controller of a score displaying apparatus performs a process of scrolling the image areas upward on the screen of the user i/f, disposing the image area on which the turn-over instruction is accepted at a highest level of the screen of the user i/f, sequentially aligning a plurality of consecutive image areas in a forward direction on a timeline of the score with respect to the image area on which the turn-over instruction is accepted below the image area on which the turn-over instruction is accepted, and displaying the image areas on the screen of the user i/f.. .
Yamaha Corporation


10/01/15
20150277691 

Loading content on electronic device


In one embodiment, as a user is scrolling through a first series of content items and reaches the nth content items from the first series of content items, display a visual indication that there are additional content items from the first series of content items existing after the nth content item. Upon receiving a first user input, enable the user to scroll through the additional content items existing after the nth content item.
Facebook, Inc.


10/01/15
20150277564 

Tactile stimulus control apparatus, tactile stimulus control method, and storage medium


To provide the user with the relationship between the scrolling speed in scroll-displaying and an operation performed on an input surface, a tactile stimulus control apparatus includes an intensity determination unit and a tactile stimulus control unit. In a case where an operation performed by a manipulator on the input surface provided corresponding to a display unit is detected while an image is scroll-displayed by the display unit, the intensity determination unit determines the intensity of a tactile stimulus to be provided to the manipulator based on the scrolling speed at the timing of detection of the operation.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha


09/24/15
20150271562 

Electronic programming guide display device, displaying information, and non-transitory recording medium


An electronic program guide display device includes: a scrolling processing section having a low-speed scrolling mode and a high-speed scrolling mode; and a display control section which causes a display section to display a date group, made up of a plurality of dates included in an electronic program guide, during the high-speed scrolling mode.. .
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha


09/24/15
20150271350 

Image display control device and image forming apparatus including the same


A control unit includes a touch panel display capable of presenting preview display of multiple pages of document images in a scrollable manner on the display panel. The touch panel display controller includes: a commanded position detecting controller that detects a commanded position relative to one of document images being a reference in the preview image displayed on a display panel; a preview layout direction switching controller that switches the layout direction in the preview image in accordance with the commanded position; and a scroll direction switching controller that switches the scrolling direction in the preview image in accordance with the detected commanded position..
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha


09/24/15
20150269275 

Method, system, and storage medium for displaying media content applicable to social platform


The present disclosure relates to the field of computer technologies, and discloses a method, system, and storage medium for displaying media content applicable to a social platform. The method includes: detecting an input operation about a dynamic area located around a media content displaying area; and responding to the input operation, and scrolling to display, according to a layout direction of media content loaded in the media content displaying area, the media content in the media content displaying area, where a width of the media content in a direction that is perpendicular to the layout direction of the media content is consistent with a width of the media content displaying area.
Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited


09/24/15
20150269260 

Search controls using sliders and lightboxes


Code is injected into a web page loaded by an internet browsing application. A search control to accept internet search input is presented within an internet browsing application.
Funded Ventures Llc




Scrolling topics: User Interface, Electronic Device, Data Entry, Scalability, Graphical User Interface, Interactive, Touchscreen, Mobile Terminal, Input Device, Navigation, Electronic Apparatus, Telecommunications Services, Telecommunication, Telecommunications, Communications

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