|| List of recent Tactile Input-related patents
| Method and system of producing 2d representations of 3d pain and stimulation maps and implant models on a clinician programmer|
The present disclosure involves an electronic device for visualizing a sensation experienced by a patient. The electronic device includes a touchscreen display configured to receive a tactile input from a user and display a visual output.
|Recognizing gesture on tactile input device|
A non-transitory computer-readable storage medium may comprise instructions stored thereon for recognizing gestures on a tactile input device. The instructions may be configured to cause a computing system to at least receive, from a sensor of the tactile input device, a signal representing a first contact on the tactile input device and subsequent release of the first contact from the tactile input device, receive, from the sensor of the tactile input device, a signal representing a second contact on the tactile input device after the first contact is released, the second contact being maintained and changing location on the tactile input device, and recognize the first contact and the second contact as a single gesture if the second contact occurs within a re-tap threshold period of time after the first contact, and the second contact begins within a maximal threshold distance on the tactile input device from the first contact..
|Device and methods for mobile monitoring and assessment of clinical function through sensors and interactive patient responses|
Methods and systems are disclosed for sensing and assessing a patients responses to tests using a device that may include tactile input, voice input, still image analysis, and responses to visual and auditory stimuli. In one example, a method includes obtaining interactive clinical assessment data using a remote client device and a computer-based control device, the method including providing on a display of a remote client device one or more test prompts for conducting an interactive clinical assessment, each displayed test prompt instructing a user to perform an action using the remote client device in response to the test prompt, and providing on the display of the remote client device one or more potential responses of actions that may be performed in response to the test prompt..
|Multimodal portable communication interface for accessing video content|
A portable communication device has a touch screen display that receives tactile input and a microphone that receives audio input. The portable communication device initiates a query for media based at least in part on tactile input and audio input.
|Multisensory control of a patient-lifting-device|
Systems, methods and apparatus are provided through which in some multisensory implementations, a patient-lifting-device is controlled by voice recognition, keyboard text input, synaptic control and/or tongue tactile input commands.. .
|Enhanced virtual touchpad|
A method, including receiving, by a computer, a two-dimensional image (2d) containing at least a physical surface and segmenting the physical surface into one or more physical regions. A functionality is assigned to each of the one or more physical regions, each of the functionalities corresponding to a tactile input device, and a sequence of three-dimensional (3d) maps is received, the sequence of 3d maps containing at least a hand of a user of the computer, the hand positioned on one of the physical regions.
|Input detecting apparatus, and associated method, for electronic device|
An apparatus, and an associated method, forms a user interface permitting input of input instructions to an electronic device. Input commands are evidence by tactile input forces applied to a force receiving surface.
|Interleaved piezoelectric tactile interface|
A piezoelectric tactile input device and method in a computing environment. An embodiment disclosed herein includes a touch screen having several piezoelectric regions within a piezoelectric material layer that may generate a voltage when deformed in a localized area.
|Piezoelectric tactile interface|
A piezoelectric tactile input device and method in a computing environment. An embodiment disclosed herein includes a touch screen having a piezoelectric material layer that may generate a voltage when deformed in a localized area.
|Input data type profiles|
Techniques for providing input data type profiles are described. In at least some embodiments, input data type profiles can be implemented to enable applications to receive different types and/or combinations of input data.
|Tactile input device, microprocessor system and method for controlling a tactile input device|
The present invention pertains to a tactile input device comprising a control device, a proximity sensor unit arranged to provide a proximity detection signal to the control device, a tactile acoustic wave sensor unit operable in a low power mode and a high power mode according to a mode control signal from the control device, wherein the control device is arranged to control the power mode of the tactile acoustic wave sensor unit by providing a mode control signal based on the proximity detection signal received from the proximity sensor unit. The present invention also pertains to a microprocessor system comprising such a tactile input device and a corresponding method for controlling a tactile input device..
|Work and quality management system, device and method|
The application provides a system for supporting facilities management services. The system comprises at least one client terminal computer, an inspection server computer, and at least one mobile computing device.
|Integration systems and methods for vehicles and other environments|
Described herein are integration systems and methods for providing a cohesive user experience within an environment of a plurality of products. An exemplary integration system may comprise a gateway for bidirectional communication with the products.
|User interface for computer-implemented trading system|
A system and method are disclosed. A gui is provided that includes at least one interactive location of a trading screen.
|Content system with secondary touch controller|
A controller for a content presentation and interaction system which includes a primary content presentation device. The controller includes a tactile control input and a touch screen control input.
|Spherical touch sensors and signal/power architectures for trackballs, globes, displays, and other applications|
Embodiments of the present invention relate to a spherically-shaped user interface device comprising a tactile sensing arrangement for at least generating tactile sensing measurements in response to tactile input on a spherically-shaped surface and a processor for processing the tactile sensing measurements and producing user interface signals responsive to user touch. The tactile sensing can use capacitive or optical methods employing, for example a spherically-arranged array of organic light emitting diodes (oleds).
|Active stylus with tactile input and output|
In one embodiment, a stylus has one or more electrodes and one or more non-transitory computer-readable storage media embodying logic for communicating wirelessly with a device through a touch sensor of the device. The media further embodies logic configured to receive from a tactile element tactile-input signals based on tactile input to the stylus by an entity and process those signals to determine an action.
|Tactile input recognition using best fit match|
An embodiment of the invention provides a method including receiving input from a user, which includes a handwritten symbol. The input is compared to prototype symbols to determine whether the input includes a threshold degree of similarity with a prototype symbol.
|Multisensory control of a patient-lifting-device|
Systems, methods and apparatus are provided through which in some multisensory implementations, a patient-lifting-device is controlled by voice recognition, keyboard text input, synaptic control and/or a tongue tactile input commands.. .