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 Motion-based view scrolling with augmented tilt control patent thumbnailMotion-based view scrolling with augmented tilt control
Systems and methods for motion-based scrolling of contents view on a display with a screen view that is smaller than the contents view are described. During an augmented tilt control mode, scrolling follows changes in a primary tilt direction aligned with the scrolling direction, while a secondary tilt along a direction perpendicular to the scrolling direction is used to modify at least one scrolling control parameter.
Innoventions, Inc.


 Application programming interfaces for scrolling operations patent thumbnailApplication programming interfaces for scrolling operations
At least certain embodiments of the present disclosure include an environment with user interface software interacting with a software application. A method for operating through an application programming interface (api) in this environment includes transferring a set bounce call.
Apple Inc.


 Mobile terminal and control  controlling the same patent thumbnailMobile terminal and control controlling the same
The present invention relates to a mobile terminal capable of implementing a user interface for effectively providing information, and a method for controlling the same. The mobile terminal includes a display unit capable of outputting partial information of a plurality of information, and a controller capable of scrolling the partial information, in response to a user's control command.
Lg Electronics Inc.


 Method and  movable assembly position sensing and virtual keyboard display patent thumbnailMethod and movable assembly position sensing and virtual keyboard display
A method and computer program product are provided for operating a device having a housing section carrying a touch-sensitive display and a physical keyboard section movable in a sliding direction relative to the housing. A position detector determines a position of the physical keyboard section in relation to the housing section.
Blackberry Limited


 Portable device, method, and graphical user interface for scrolling to display the top of an electronic document patent thumbnailPortable device, method, and graphical user interface for scrolling to display the top of an electronic document
Techniques for use in conjunction with a computing device with a touch screen display comprise displaying a text entry area while concurrently displaying a uniform resource locator (url) entry area for inputting urls of web pages. A gesture is detected at a location on the touch screen display.
Apple Inc.


 Scroll bar control patent thumbnailScroll bar control
A user interface control for scrolling a display of computer program data during retrieval of computer program data includes a scrollbar that includes a data retrieval progress indicator that indicates a ratio of available scrollable received computer program data to a total amount of the computer program data being retrieved. The data retrieval progress indicator includes a track with a length that indicates the total amount of the computer program data being retrieved, and an extendable scrollbar overlying the track with a variable length that extends within the track as the computer program data is received and indicates the ratio.
International Business Machines Corporation


 Method of and system for interacting with a content element of a content stream patent thumbnailMethod of and system for interacting with a content element of a content stream
A computer-implemented method of and a system for interacting with a content element of a content stream. The method comprises displaying, on a screen of an electronic device comprising touch hardware, a first displayable page of the content element; receiving a gesture input via the touch hardware, the gesture input being along a first direction perpendicular to a scrolling direction of the content stream; and causing, by a processing unit, the display, on the screen of the electronic device, of a visual transition from the first displayable page of the content element to a second displayable page of the content element, the second displayable page defining a back side of the content element, the visual transition comprising a rotation from the first displayable page to the second displayable page, the rotation being about an axis extending in a second direction aligned with the scrolling direction of the content stream..
Yandex Europe Ag


 Inertia audio scrolling patent thumbnailInertia audio scrolling
Embodiments discussed herein include: accessing by a user terminal a recording of a communication session in the form of a media file wherein the media file comprises at least an audio component; accessing by the user terminal, metadata associated with the media file, wherein the metadata comprises an indication of a respective one or more visual representations of each of a plurality of events determined to have occurred during the communication session, wherein at least some of the visual representations comprise text converted from at least one communication stream of the recorded communication session, and wherein the metadata further comprises timing information linking the respective visual representations to the events; playing the media file using a media playing application running on the user terminal; and controlling play back of the media file so that a play back rate of the audio component is synchronised with a rate of a user scrolling through the visual representations.. .
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc


 Aircraft  enhanced waypoint list display patent thumbnailAircraft enhanced waypoint list display
An aircraft system includes a flight management system configured to generate a flight plan with a plurality of waypoints. The aircraft system includes a processing unit configured to receive the flight plan and to generate display commands representing the flight plan as a list of the waypoints.
Honeywell International Inc.


 Method of presenting content to the user patent thumbnailMethod of presenting content to the user
A method of presenting content to the user including the following steps: definition of a set of content elements, as well as of a set of content element groups, display on the screen of the electronic device of at least one content element of, at least one content element group, scrolling the set of content elements located in a certain content element group in one direction, where the content elements from the next or previous content element group are displayed immediately after receiving scrolling command in the other direction orthogonal to scrolling direction of the set of content elements from the current group.. .

Scrolling digital content with auto-aligning

A solution is provided for presenting content items of a digital magazine to a user of a digital magazine server, where a slide operation is performed with auto-aligning feature that allows an edge of a content item to be aligned with a predetermined snap location. In one aspect, the auto-aligning feature is performed by determining friction that allows the slide operation to conclude with an edge of a content item aligned with the predetermined snap location, based on a prediction of a slide operation with default friction applied, and applying the determined friction to execute the slide operation.
Flipboard, Inc.

Method of adjusting window and electronic apparatus thereof

A method of adjusting windows and an electronic apparatus are provided. The method includes the following steps.
Acer Incorporated

Browsing multiple images using perspective distortion and scrolling

An image browser alternates between displaying an image grid with less perspective distortion and displaying it with more perspective distortion. The distortion amount is determined by the grid's angle of rotation.
Yahoo! Inc.

Scrolling and zooming of a portable device display with device motion

A portable computing device (10) with a display screen (26) that may be scrolled and/or zoomed in response to changes in the spatial orientation of the computing device. Changes in the spatial orientation of the computing device are sensed by accelerometers (20) contained in the device.

Methods and apparatus that support easy access and browsing of program and channel listings in a program guide

Methods and apparatus for improving channel browsing experience for users by presenting an automatically appearing and automatically scrolling program guide are described. The methods and apparatus are well suited for use with remote control devices with limited numbers of input buttons, e.g., under five buttons, but can be used with remote controls with more buttons.
Time Warner Cable Enterprises Llc

Systems and methods for providing interactivity for panoramic media content

In some cases, a panoramic media content item to be displayed can be acquired. An interface including a viewable area for displaying at least a portion of the content item can be generated.
Facebook, Inc.

Systems and methods for providing interactivity for panoramic media content

In some cases, a panoramic media content item to be displayed can be acquired. An interface including a viewable area for displaying at least a portion of the content item can be generated.
Facebook, Inc.

Systems and methods for providing interactivity for panoramic media content

In some cases, a panoramic media content item to be displayed can be acquired. An interface including a viewable area for displaying at least a portion of the content item can be generated.
Facebook, Inc.

Apparatus for controlling the scroll of a torah parchment sheet

The subject matter discloses a control mechanism for a scrolling of a torah parchment in a torah scroll case, comprising an internal handle located inside a torah scroll case, mounted on a pole on which the parchment is rolled an external cogwheel located outside of the torah scroll case, mounted on a pole on which the parchment is rolled, rotation of the external cogwheel results in rotation of the pole; and, a springy unit pressed towards a niche in said external cogwheels utilized to control the movement of the pole on which the parchment is rolled.. .
Hazorfim Ltd

System for presenting video information and method therefor

A system and method for scrolling through a media file is presented. Playback of a media file is initiated.
Wal-mart Stores, Inc.

Systems and methods for creating an interstitial ad experience within a scrolling content frame

Systems and methods for controlling the display of content of information resources are described herein. The system can receive a request for an information resource from a client device.
Google Inc.

Altering a display perspective to avoid scrolling

For altering a display perspective to avoid scrolling, a first dimension of a layout of a content is determined to exceed a first dimension of a display area by a first difference. A first angle of inclination is computed using the first dimension of the layout and the first dimension of the display area.
International Business Machines Corporation

Altering a display perspective to avoid scrolling

For altering a display perspective to avoid scrolling, a first dimension of a layout of a content is determined to exceed a first dimension of a display area by a first difference. A first angle of inclination is computed using the first dimension of the layout and the first dimension of the display area.
International Business Machines Corporation

User interface assembly

A user interface assembly includes an interface that may be in electrical communication with an extrinsic electronic device. The interface may be manipulated such that the interface converts hand and finger motions into vertical scrolling commands and horizontal scrolling commands.

Application usage monitoring and presentation

A computing device can continuously monitor application usage. The data monitored can include an amount (absolute or relative) of processing, memory, storage, network, and/or power resources used by each application of the computing device over time.
Amazon Technologies, Inc.

Haptically enabled user interface

A device has a user interface that generates a haptic effect in response to user inputs or gestures. In one embodiment, the device receives an indication that the user is scrolling through a list of elements and an indication that an element is selected.
Immersion Corporation

Electronic device

The electronic device (1) has a touch sensor (12) on the front face thereof, and includes a controller (14) configured to cancel, when a flick operation is performed while an object is being selected by an operation to the touch sensor (12) on the front face and the flick operation is accompanied by scrolling of screen, the flick operation.. .
Kyocera Corporation

User interface for scrolling through a large list of items

Techniques pertaining to efficient scrolling are disclosed. One of the features of the efficient scrolling is the enablement of a search right at an appropriate item in a large list of items, thus avoiding going through the long list and wandering back and forth around a desired item.
Sonos, Inc

Electronic picture book which sequentially changes in response to scroll operation

In the prior art, in electronic picture books having a functionality in which scrolling is performed such that an image seems to be moved when a screen is stroked by a hand, it has not been possible to achieve a special representation that greatly surprises the reader by using the scroll functionality. To solve this problem, provided herein is an electronic picture book in which a partial range of an image is displayed and a display range of the image changes due to the screen being stroked by a hand, shapes, colors, and special effects of element images sequentially change in coordination with change to the display range, and a manner and an extent of the change differ depending on the element image.

Feeds by modelling scrolling behavior

A method and apparatus for populating content items into a feed is provided. The feed comprises a sequence of content item ordered in such a way as to maximize a number of content items displayed to a user by virtue of the user scrolling down through the feed.
Linkedin Corporation

Magic cube input system

A magic cube input system comprises a control module, a page module, a quick pick module, and a function module; the function module performs selection of a character input mode or a screen keyboard change mode. Under the character input mode, the control module receives voice instructions or motion instructions to control page scrolling of the page module, pick an initial character and subsequent characters successively after the initial character being picked, and the quick pick module presents commonly used characters or vocabularies to be picked up quickly through the control module.

User interface for displaying video play relative to episodes in a series

A method of rendering an actively playing video image on a display of the device alongside still images of episodes related to the playing video includes receiving a request to arrange the still images of related episodes of the playing video image proximate to the playing video image that allows scrolling of the combination of playing video image and the related episode still images such that scrolling the playing video image on the display reduces the volume level of the audio component of the playing video image when the playing video image is scrolled partially out of viewing range on the display.. .
Thomson Licensing

Quick browsing of displayed content

In an approach to quick browsing of content displayed on a computing device, a computer monitors a scrolling operation in a first display mode on a computing device in which a plurality of information items are displayed. The computer determines whether a speed of the scrolling operation exceeds a threshold value, and then in response to the speed of the scrolling operation exceeding a threshold value, switches the first display mode to a second display mode..
International Business Machines Corporation

Portable electronic device for photo management

A portable electronic device with a touch screen display for photo management is disclosed. One aspect of the invention involves a computer-implemented method in which the portable electronic device displays an array of thumbnail images corresponding to a set of photographic images.
Apple Inc.

Method, device and computer program product for scrolling a musical score

A method for scrolling a musical score on a screen of a device, comprising: loading a file having a digital score in a piece of memory of said device, wherein said digital score is in a digital format for representing musical notation; displaying a plurality of notes or at least one measure from said score on the screen. The method further comprises: scrolling said score in a continuous way by moving the notes or measures displayed on the screen, in such a way that additional notes of music or additional measures start to appear on the screen while the already scrolled notes or measures start to disappear from the screen; adjusting the scrolling speed according to the displayed notes or measures and to a tempo.
Newmusicnow, S.l.

Method for creating animated advertisements using parallax scrolling

A method of creating animated content, which includes the steps of generating an element to be displayed on a mobile device, touch screen or desktop screen. The element includes details of at least one graphical resource together with the settings associated with the graphical resource.

Map display device and map display method

A map display device includes a map display unit that causes a touch panel to display a map, and a scrolling-screen display unit that causes the touch panel to display a scrolling screen that includes a direction designation region for a user to designate a direction to scroll the map. The center of the direction designation region corresponds to a reference point defined on the map being displayed on the touch panel.
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Systems and methods for rendering visualizations in an interest-driven business intelligence system

Systems and methods for rendering displays in interest-driven business intelligence data visualization system of an inter-driven business intelligence system in accordance with some embodiments of the invention are illustrated. In one embodiment, an interest-driven data visualization system includes a processor, a memory configured to store an interest-driven business intelligence application, memory storing reporting data and metadata for the reporting data.
Platfora, Inc.

Freeze pane with snap scrolling

A grid structure has a header section and a content section. A scroll user input is detected and columns in the content section are scrolled without scrolling the header section.
Microsoft Technology Licensing Llc

System and scrolling through media files on touchscreen devices

A system and method for scrolling through a media file is presented. Playback of a media file is initiated.
Vudu, Inc.

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

Techniques to control computational resources for an electronic device

Approaches provided herein are directed to intelligently boosting, in a power efficient manner, cpu frequency in response to a touch gesture event. In some approaches, for example, a governor of a processor receives an instruction hint (e.g., an interaction hint or a vertical synchronization (vsync) hint) from a power hardware abstraction layer (hal), the instruction hint provided in response to at least one of: a scrolling touch gesture to a user interface, and an application launch touch gesture.
Intel Corporation

Method for grinding a surface of a rolling element for a roller bearing

A method for grinding a surface of a rolling element for a roller bearing, the method including scrolling the surface along a trajectory extending successively over at least one draft band and over at least one finishing band of a grinding wheel, each one of the bands being formed from a binder wherein an abrasive is dispersed, the method providing that the binder of the finishing band be of an epoxy resin base, the binder of the draft band being of an organic resin base of a different chemical nature and comprising an abrasive of which the size of the grains is greater than that of the abrasive of the finishing band.. .
Ntn-snr Roulements

Managing access to an electronic system

A method, system or computer usable program product for managing access to an electronic system through a touchscreen device including presenting a display of a first and a second scrolling stream of icons; responsive to user input, detecting contemporaneous selection of a first icon from the first scrolling stream and a second icon from the second scrolling stream; and responsive to the selection of the first and second icon matching an established unlock pattern, unlocking the electronic system.. .
International Business Machines Corporation

Dynamically transforming a tabular object based on actions within a graphical user interface

According to one embodiment of the present invention, a computer system comprising at least one processor may generate a tabular object containing data about an object. The layout of such tabular object comprises rows and columns, and may have a structure that includes plural sets of dual columns, each set representing pairs of related data (e.g.
International Business Machines Corporation

Storage medium, display control device, display control system, and display method

An input operation accepting unit (111) of an exemplary information-processing device (100) accepts a pointing operation input using a pointing device to indicate a coordinate of a display area of a display device. A setting unit (112) sets a first stop position for a scroll of a content, a part of the content appearing in the display area, based on a positional relationship between a start coordinate and an end coordinate of the pointing operation accepted by the input operation accepting unit (111).
Nintendo Co., Ltd.

Mobile client application for managing user interface components

A mobile client application for managing user interface components. Mobile device screen user interface components are defined using xml documents stored at a server.
Humana Innovations Enterprises, Inc.

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 Inc.

Document summary feed generation method, apparatus and system

Some embodiments of the invention provide a document reader that generates a display of several document summaries. In some embodiments, the reader receives definitions of several documents, and generates document summaries for these documents.
Apple Inc.

Intelligent scrolling of electronic document

A novel method for scrolling an electronic document (e.g., a webpage, article, etc.) that is displayed in a display area on a screen is provided. The method receives a swipe gesture on a touch-sensitive input surface, which can be a touch-sensitive surface of a cursor controller (e.g., trackpad, etc.) or can be a touch-sensitive surface of the screen.
Apple Inc.

Route stabilization scrolling mode

An approach for a route stabilization scrolling mode is provided. The approach displays a map window, wherein the map window includes a visible region of a map, the map including a plotted route originating at a source location and ending at a destination location.
International Business Machines Corporation



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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