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Touchscreen-related patent applications - as published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

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NEW Accessing a menu utilizing a drag-operation
May 25, 2017 - N°20170147196

Computer-readable media, computerized methods, and computer systems for intuitively invoking a presentation action (e. G., rendering a menu) by applying a drag-operation at a top-level control button rendered at a touchscreen display are provided. Initially, aspects of a user-initiated input applied at the top-level control button are detected. These aspects may include an actuation location and a distance of a ...
NEW Time-based scheduling for touchscreen electronic devices
May 25, 2017 - N°20170147167

Aspects relate to touchscreen electronic devices, methods, systems, and computer program products for detecting, by a processor in a touchscreen electronic device, a user-defined time detected along a time-based touch region located at an edge of a face of the touchscreen electronic device; generating an inquiry based on the detected user-defined time; transmitting the inquiry to at least one remote ...
NEW Touch heat map
May 25, 2017 - N°20170147164

A system and method for operating an electronic computing device may include accessing a touch heat map in response to receiving a touch input on a touch sensitive surface of a touchscreen display of the device. The touch heat map may include touch input data associated with touch inputs applied to a screen displayed by the touchscreen display device associated ...
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NEW Time-based scheduling for touchscreen electronic devices
May 25, 2017 - N°20170147111

Aspects relate to touchscreen electronic devices, methods, systems, and computer program products for detecting, by a processor in a touchscreen electronic device, a user-defined time detected along a time-based touch region located at an edge of a face of the touchscreen electronic device; generating an inquiry based on the detected user-defined time; transmitting the inquiry to at least one remote ...
NEW Holder and method for holding a personal computing device
May 25, 2017 - N°20170143087

A holder for a personal computing device (pcd) and method for allowing a user of a pcd to securely hold the pcd with a single finger; to selectively position his or her thumb horizontally, vertically, angularly, and a desired distance away from the pcd, when holding the pcd to more easily reach any point on the touchscreen with the thumb ...
Managing access to an electronic system
International Business Machines Corporation
May 18, 2017 - N°20170140143

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 ...
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Information handling system desktop surface display touch input compensation
Dell Products L.p.
May 18, 2017 - N°20170139535

An information handling system handling system display corrects touch inputs by determining a viewing angle of an end user who makes a touch input and then applying the viewing angle to determine error introduced to the end user's perception of a displayed image. Active correction initiated by a touch of an end user and based on a sensed position, such ...
Processing signals from a touchscreen panel
Cambridge Touch Technologies Ltd.
May 18, 2017 - N°20170139527

A method is described including receiving (s3) a first array of values obtained from measuring an array of touch panel sensor areas (fig. 4; in,m). The method also includes generating (s4) a second array of values based on subtracting a reference array of values from the first array of values. The method also includes determining (s5) presence of at least ...
Fail operational redundant digital resistive touchscreen
Rockwell Collins, Inc.
May 18, 2017 - N°20170139521

Alternating touchscreen conductors in each layer of a touchscreen display are connected to separate touchscreen controllers. Each controller completely and separately resolves a location anywhere on the display so that a failure of either controller, or the failure of conductors connected to either controller, do not degrade touchscreen usability. Conductors in separate layers, connected to separate controllers may be isolated ...
Optically transparent conductive material
Mitsubishi Paper Mills Limited
May 18, 2017 - N°20170139503

Provided is an optically transparent conductive material with which the yield in the production of touchscreens is improved can be provided. The optically transparent conductive material has, on a support, optically transparent sensor parts, optically transparent dummy parts, a terminal part, a peripheral wire part electrically connecting the sensor parts and the terminal part, and an earth part, the peripheral ...
Electrostatic charge grounding for human machine interface equipment
Rockwell Automation Technologies, Inc.
May 11, 2017 - N°20170135188

Electrostatic charge grounding is achieved by connecting an outer surface touchscreen conductive coating to a grounded conductor in a graphics terminal using an electrostatic charge routing system that provides a path for electrons that accumulate on the conductive coating to pass through one or more non-conductive elements in the graphics terminal. The grounded conductor can be a bezel made of ...
Tool to measure the latency of touchscreen devices
Tactual Labs Co.
May 11, 2017 - N°20170132105

In an embodiment, a latency measuring head is provided for use in measuring touch-to-response latency in a test device, the test device including a capacitive user interface that responds to touch input. The latency measuring head includes a conductive element adapted to be positioned in static proximity with and/or in contact with the capacitive user interface. An electron sink ...
Touchscreen oriented input integrated with enhanced four-corner indexing
International Business Machines Corporation
May 11, 2017 - N°20170131890

A method, program product, and system for inputting simplified and traditional chinese, japanese, and korean (cjk) characters into a touchscreen-enabled device is provided. The touchscreen-enabled device receives a plurality of finger touch events. Each of the plurality of finger touch events is a cjk text input stroke associated with a corner of the touchscreen-enabled device. A finger touch movement direction ...
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Mobile device with display overlaid with at least a light sensor
Essential Products, Inc.
May 04, 2017 - N°20170124933

Some embodiments include a mobile device with a light sensor overlaid under a display (e. G., a touchscreen). The mobile device can identify a command to capture an image. The mobile device can adjust at least a target portion of an opaqueness adjustable region of the display directly over the light sensor. The opaqueness adjustable region is capable of transforming ...
Mobile device with display overlaid with at least a light sensor
Essential Products, Inc.
May 04, 2017 - N°20170124932

Some embodiments include a mobile device with a light sensor overlaid under a display (e. G., a touchscreen). The mobile device can identify a command to capture an image. The mobile device can adjust at least a target portion of an opaqueness adjustable region of the display directly over the light sensor. The opaqueness adjustable region is capable of transforming ...
User interface design for chart navigation and selection
International Business Machines Corporation
May 04, 2017 - N°20170124739

A computer-implemented method of generating a graphical user interface (gui) element for chart navigation and selection is provided. The computer-implemented method includes determining that a chart including chart elements that are expandable is to be displayed on a first portion of a touchscreen, generating the gui element including gui element sections respectively corresponding to each of the chart elements, displaying ...
User interface design for chart navigation and selection
International Business Machines Corporation
May 04, 2017 - N°20170124738

A computer-implemented method of generating a graphical user interface (gui) element for chart navigation and selection is provided. The computer-implemented method includes determining that a chart including chart elements that are expandable is to be displayed on a first portion of a touchscreen, generating the gui element including gui element sections respectively corresponding to each of the chart elements, displaying ...
Messaging device having a graphical user interface for initiating communication to recipients
T-mobile Usa, Inc.
May 04, 2017 - N°20170123650

A messaging device allows a user to initiate communication to recipients via a graphical user interface. In some embodiments, messages are composed by a user via a touchscreen display. Pre-existing messages may also be retrieved by the user via the display. Icons representing potential message recipients are displayed, and the user may deliver a message to a recipient by associating ...
Collaborative drawing method and electronic device therefor
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
May 04, 2017 - N°20170123648

An electronic device and a method for collaborative drawing in which multiple users participate with their own electronic devices are provided. The electronic device for drawing a picture collaboratively includes a transceiver for sharing information with at least one other electronic device, a touchscreen for receiving a user input and displaying an image corresponding to the user input, a memory ...
Touch point recognition method and apparatus
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
May 04, 2017 - N°20170123590

A touch point recognition method and apparatus pertain to the field of touchscreen technologies. The touch point recognition method includes: determining, by a touchscreen terminal, a touch point invalidation policy; obtaining a touch event on a touchscreen; determining a touch point of a touch gesture within a touchscreen edge area according to the touch event; and recognizing an invalid touch ...
Touchscreen panel
Lg Display Co., Ltd.
May 04, 2017 - N°20170123572

A touchscreen panel includes a base film having a bezel area and a free form active area; first touch electrodes and second touch electrodes crossing each other in the active area; first touch pads and second touch pads in the bezel area, and a guard pad between adjacent first and second touch pads; first routing lines in the bezel area, ...