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Information processing apparatus, information processing system, display control method, and display control program

Method for generating emotional note background

Mixed reality experience sharing

Date/App# patent app List of recent User Input-related patents
07/24/14
20140208273
 Cursor control patent thumbnailnew patent Cursor control
Certain embodiments provide a computer system for controlling the movement of a displayed cursor, the computer system comprising: a first display region; a second display region; a user input unit configured to measure movements made by a user in association with the user input unit and to output corresponding movement signaling; a vision tracking unit configured to determine a direction in which a user is looking and to output corresponding view-direction signaling; and a cursor control unit arranged to select one of the first display region and the second display region as a selected display region based on the view-direction signaling associated with the vision tracking unit and to control a cursor to move within the selected display region based on the movement signaling associated with the user input unit.. .
07/24/14
20140208270
 Method and electronic device for providing guide patent thumbnailnew patent Method and electronic device for providing guide
Provided is a method and apparatus for providing a guide for an icon. An electronic device may designate an icon in response to a first user input and set a guide by associating the designated icon with content to be provided as a guide for the designated icon.
07/24/14
20140208259
 System and method for retrieving data based on scrolling velocity patent thumbnailnew patent System and method for retrieving data based on scrolling velocity
Disclosed are methods, apparatus, systems, and computer readable storage media for retrieving data while scrolling through a list of items in a user interface. A display device can display initial data of at least a first presentation of a first one or more items in a list of items.
07/24/14
20140208244
 Mobile terminal and control method thereof patent thumbnailnew patent Mobile terminal and control method thereof
This specification relates to a mobile terminal capable of displaying contents and a control method thereof. The mobile terminal includes a memory configured to store a plurality of contents associated with a plurality of applications together with log information relating to each of the contents, a user input unit configured to receive condition information, input in relation to the log information and a controller configured to extract contents which satisfy the condition information based on the log information related to each of the contents, and display the extracted contents..
07/24/14
20140208242
 Method for generating emotional note background patent thumbnailnew patent Method for generating emotional note background
Embodiments of the present invention provide a method for generating an emotional note background. The method includes: acquiring user environment information; generating a dynamic environment background according to the user environment information, and receiving user input information; and adjusting the dynamic environment background gradually and dynamically according to the user input information to obtain an emotional note background.
07/24/14
20140208227
 Aggregate and hierarchical display of grouped items spanning multiple storage locations patent thumbnailnew patent Aggregate and hierarchical display of grouped items spanning multiple storage locations
Techniques for the aggregate and hierarchical display of grouped items spanning multiple storage locations are described. Some techniques may aggregate items in response to user input identifying a scope for item retrieval.
07/24/14
20140208090
 Systems and methods for command-based entry into basic input/output system setup from operating system patent thumbnailnew patent Systems and methods for command-based entry into basic input/output system setup from operating system
In accordance embodiments of the present disclosure, a method may include, during execution of an operating system on an information handling system and responsive to a user input indicating a desire to invoke a basic input/output system (bios) setup program for configuring a bios, prompting for and receiving user-provided credentials via a user interface communicatively coupled to the processor. The method may also include, during execution of the operating system, passing bios credentials to the bios based on the user-provided credentials.
07/24/14
20140207859
 Provisioning high performance computing clusters patent thumbnailnew patent Provisioning high performance computing clusters
Provisioning a cloud based high performance computing cluster. The method includes from a cloud based provisioning service deployed in a cloud based computing provider, providing a user interface.
07/24/14
20140207797
 Methods, systems, and media for generating sentimental information associated with media content patent thumbnailnew patent Methods, systems, and media for generating sentimental information associated with media content
In accordance with some embodiments, a method for generating sentimental information associated with media content is provided, the method comprising: receiving user input data corresponding to a user; identifying a portion of the media content item based on the user input data; determining a sentiment based on the user input data, wherein the sentiment is one of a positive sentiment which indicates that the media content item was liked by the user or a negative sentiment which indicates that the media content item was disliked by the user; determining an amount of the sentiment based on the user input data; associating the amount of the sentiment with the portion of the media content item; and generating, for the media content item, sentimental information that indicates the amount of the sentiment associated with at least one portion of the media content item.. .
07/24/14
20140207752
 System and method for displaying images and videos found on the internet as a result of a search engine patent thumbnailnew patent System and method for displaying images and videos found on the internet as a result of a search engine
A system that incorporates teachings of the subject disclosure may include, for example, receiving, prior to entering a screensaver mode of operation, a search criteria identifying a requested subject matter, wherein the search criteria is based on a last user-initiated search query to a web-based search engine. In response to entering the screensaver mode, the search criteria identifying the requested subject matter is automatically transmitted to a web browser.
07/24/14
20140207749
new patent Method and system for incrementally selecting and providing relevant search engines in response to a user query
Methods and systems for incrementally selecting and providing relevant search engines in response to a user query. A method of incrementally selecting and providing relevant search engines is based in part on identifying a set of search engines associated with corresponding metadata, receiving a partial search query entered by the user of a device, inferring after each user keypress a set of potential full queries intended by the user, using the potential full queries and the search engine metadata to identify a set of relevant search engines, and for each of these search engines, providing a direct link to launch a relevant query in the search engine.
07/24/14
20140207748
new patent Geo-aware spellchecking and auto-suggest search engines
Systems and methods for generating geo-aware auto-suggestions for searching are provided. Characters corresponding to user input for a search query to a searching service may be processed prior to completion of the search query.
07/24/14
20140207606
new patent Product design system
A product design system is disclosed, the system comprising a user input device, a display device, and a product database containing product template files, each product template file containing a representation of a product and a dimension of the product. The system includes a product selection module for selecting a product template file from the product database based on user input from the user input device.
07/24/14
20140207552
new patent Publishing and redeeming electronic manufacturer coupons
A facility for distributing and redeeming electronic manufacturer coupons is described. The facility receives user input selecting a merchant location and displays information about offers redeemable at the selected merchant location that include at least one electronic manufacturer coupon.
07/24/14
20140207466
new patent Method and system for automatically identifying voice tags through user operation
A method for automatically identifying voice tags on an electronic device. After failure to initiate a communication using a voice input command, the user may then subsequently contact the recipient using an application program of the electronic device.
07/24/14
20140207434
new patent Virtual model merging systems and methods
A method includes: indicating a first and second virtual models selected by a user; and generating a list including: a first set of names of object blocks that are in the first virtual model but that are not in the second virtual model; and a second set of names of object blocks that are in the second virtual model but that are not in the first virtual model. The method further includes: selectively displaying the first and second sets of names on a display; and, in response to user input to merge object blocks from the first virtual model to the second virtual model: copying the object blocks from the first virtual model to the second virtual model; and connecting the object blocks in the second virtual model based on connections between the object blocks in the first virtual model..
07/24/14
20140207298
new patent Applications of non-intrusive load monitoring and solar energy disaggregation
Aspects in accordance with embodiments of the invention may include a method for remotely setting, controlling, or modifying settings on a programmable communicating thermostat (pct) in order to customize settings to a specific house and user, including steps of: receiving at a remote processor information entered into the pct by the user; receiving at the remote processor: non-electrical information associated with the specific house or user; and energy usage data of the specific house; performing by the remote processor energy disaggregation on the energy usage data; determining by the remote processor a custom schedule for the pct based upon the information entered by the user, the non-electrical information associated with the specific house or user, and disaggregated energy usage data; revising by the remote processor, the custom schedule for the pct based upon additional user input or seasonal changes; providing the custom schedule for the pct to the pct.. .
07/24/14
20140207291
new patent User interface screens for zoned hvac systems, a controller employing the screens and a method of operating a zoned hvac system
A controller for a zoned hvac system and interface screens for controlling a zoned hvac system are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, the controller includes: (1) a processor configured to direct operation of the hvac system according to operating data for zones thereof and (2) a display configured to provide a zone dashboard screen including a zone information area for each of the zones, wherein each the zone information area has a defined shape and is configured to provide operating data for a single one of the zones and receive a user input that selects the single one of the zones for the processor to control..
07/24/14
20140207280
new patent Environmental management systems including mobile robots and methods using same
A computer-implemented method for receiving user commands for a remote cleaning robot and sending the user commands to the remote cleaning robot, the remote cleaning robot including a drive motor and a cleaning motor, includes displaying a user interface including a control area, and within the control area: a user-manipulable launch control group including a plurality of control elements, the launch control group having a deferred launch control state and an immediate launch control state; at least one user-manipulable cleaning strategy control element having a primary cleaning strategy control state and an alternative cleaning strategy control state; and a physical recall control group including a plurality of control elements, the physical recall control group having an immediate recall control state and a remote audible locator control state. The method further includes: receiving user input via the user-manipulable control elements; responsive to the user inputs, displaying simultaneously within the same control area a real-time robot state reflecting a unique combination of control states; and commanding the remote cleaning robot to actuate the drive motor and cleaning motor to clean a surface based on the received input and unique combination of control states..
07/24/14
20140207258
new patent Low energy environmental sensor that receives inputs via movement thereof, and a method of operating a rocking environmental sensor
A low energy environmental sensor is provided herein that is configured to receive user inputs from movement of the sensor itself. A method of operating a rocking environmental sensor is also provided.
07/24/14
20140207211
new patent Apparatus for irradiating skin using light
The present invention relates to an apparatus for irradiating skin with light for preventing a user's eyes from being exposed to medical light. An apparatus for irradiating skin with light according to the present invention comprises an input unit for a user input, a light source unit including light sources of at least two colors and configured to irradiate the skin of a user with medical light, a contact sensor provided at periphery of the light source unit, and a controller configured to control an intensity of the light radiated from the light source unit according to whether skin contact is detected by the contact sensor, wherein the controller controls the intensity of the light from the light source unit in at least two stages before and after the skin contact is detected.
07/24/14
20140207127
new patent System and method for determining dosimetry in ophthalmic photomedicine
A system and method for treating ophthalmic target tissue, including a light source for generating a beam of light, a beam delivery system that includes a scanner for generating patterns, and a controller for controlling the light source and delivery system to create a dosimetry pattern of the light beam on the ophthalmic target tissue. One or more dosage parameters of the light beam vary within the dosimetry pattern, to create varying exposures on the target tissue.
07/24/14
20140207122
new patent Drug delivery safety system
A drug delivery safety system includes a programmer with a display and a communications device adapted to communicate with an ambulatory medical device. The programmer has access to a database of information, and is adapted to receive and process the information and a user input and to control the display to provide a graphical user interface that prompts a user of the programmer to provide an additional user input when the user input requests a drug delivery protocol for the ambulatory medical device that is not already stored in the database as a clinician-approved drug delivery protocol..
07/24/14
20140206451
new patent Reconfigurable clip-on modules for mobile computing devices
A set of reconfigurable clip-on modules for mobile computing devices includes two or more modules and at least one of the modules has an input button or other control and at least one of the modules can communicate with the computing device without needing to be connected to it via a wire. The input button is mapped to a user input in a program, such as a game, which is running or displayed on the computing device to which the modules are clipped.
07/24/14
20140206395
new patent Interactive advisory system
A method for providing information to a plurality of vendors located remotely from a broadcast network. A plurality of user-defined parameters are received by a user input database with at least one of the user-defined parameters including a user profile.
07/24/14
20140206394
new patent Interactive advisory system
A method for providing information to a plurality of vendors located remotely from a broadcast network. A plurality of user-defined parameters are received by a user input database with at least one of the user-defined parameters including a user profile.
07/24/14
20140206325
new patent System and method for sending local information from a wireless browser to a web server
A system and method for using a wireless browser to send local information from a wireless handset to a web server. A service request received from a handset user includes the type of local information needed to carry out the request as well as the url address of the server.
07/24/14
20140206316
new patent Mobile device and method for controlling the same
A mobile device configured to display at least one application executed in the first mode and the second mode respectively; a sensor unit configured to sense a user input for the mobile device; and a processor configured to: provide an unlock interface to unlock a lock state of the first mode or the second mode, display at least one application executed in the first mode and maintain the second mode in the lock state when the mobile device unlocks the first mode and enters into the first mode through the unlock interface, detect an event for the second mode in the first mode even though the second mode is in the lock state, indicate information related to the event for the second mode in the first mode, and process the event when the mobile device unlocks the second mode and enters into the second mode through the unlock interface.. .
07/24/14
20140206278
new patent Automated fresh air cooling system
Embodiments of the present disclosure are directed to an automated fresh air cooling system. The automated fresh air cooling system can include a whole house fan, an air intake, an air conditioner, and at least one controller.
07/24/14
20140206254
new patent Interactive device with sound-based action synchronization
An interactive amusement device and a method therefor are disclosed. The device plays a musical soundtrack in a first game iteration corresponding to a learning mode.
07/24/14
20140205207
new patent Techniques for presenting user adjustments to a digital image
Techniques for generating a preview image in an image editing application in response to detecting user input that changes the value of an adjustable parameter of a digital image undergoing adjustment. According to one technique, instead of processing the digital image through a filter chain to generate an updated preview image, a blended image is generated through interpolation of two previously generated versions of the digital image.
07/24/14
20140205197
new patent Image categorization based on comparisons between images
In an example embodiment, a method is provided for image categorization. Here, images are displayed.
07/24/14
20140204416
new patent Information processing apparatus, information processing system, display control method, and display control program
An information processing apparatus, information processing system, display control method, and display control program stored on a recording medium, each of which receives a user input that instructs specific operation to be performed on an information apparatus, transmits information regarding the specific operation instructed by the user input to the information apparatus via the network, predicts an execution result of the specific operation to be performed on the information apparatus based on the user input to generate a predicted execution result, and displays information reflecting the predicted execution result as a response to the user input, in prior to receiving a response including an actual execution result of the specific operation that is performed on the information apparatus from the information apparatus via the network.. .
07/24/14
20140204118
new patent Personalizing medical conditions with augmented reality
Augmented reality is used to simulate the impact of medical conditions on body parts and other objects within images taken of the objects. The simulations enable a user to see how a medical condition can affect the user by dynamically simulating the impact of the medical condition on captured images of body parts associated with the user in real-time.
07/24/14
20140204094
new patent Dimensional data chart matrixes with drill operations
A computing device outputs a chart matrix defined by associating a first data dimension with a row edge and a second data dimension with a column edge. Members of the first data dimension are displayed as row headers of the chart matrix, and members of the second data dimension are displayed as column headers of the chart matrix.
07/24/14
20140204077
new patent Mixed reality experience sharing
Embodiments that relate to presenting a textured shared world model of a physical environment are disclosed. One embodiment includes receiving geo-located crowd-sourced structural data items of the physical environment.
07/24/14
20140204029
new patent Systems and methods of eye tracking control
Methods and systems to facilitate eye tracking control are provided. A user input is received at a computing device.
07/24/14
20140203012
new patent Microwave oven multiview silhouette volume calculation for mass estimation
A microwave heating apparatus includes a cavity arranged to receive a load. At least one microwave generator is configured to feed a plurality of microwaves into the cavity.
07/17/14
20140201831
Method and apparatus for authenticating password of user terminal
Provided are method and apparatus for authenticating a password of a user terminal. The method includes: pre-setting, by a user, a password and an identification image for identifying the password; moving a keypad window or an image window realized on a screen of the user terminal according to an action of the user; determining, when a plurality of images included in the image window and a plurality of keys included in the keypad window sequentially overlap with each other, whether a plurality of keys and the identification image corresponding to the password sequentially overlap; and authenticating the password when the plurality of keys and the identification image corresponding to the password sequentially overlap.
07/17/14
20140201693
Automating integrated circuit device library generation in model based metrology
Various embodiments include computer-implemented methods, computer program products and systems for generating an integrated circuit (ic) library for use in a scatterometry analysis. In some cases, approaches include: obtaining chip design data about at least one ic chip; obtaining user input data about the at least one ic chip; and running an ic library defining program using the chip design data in its original format and the user input data in its original format, the running of the ic library defining program including: determining a process variation for the at least one ic chip based upon the chip design data and the user input data; converting the process variation into shape variation data; and providing the shape variation data in a text format to a scatterometry modeling program for use in the scatterometry analysis..
07/17/14
20140201688
User interface - gestural touch
A method for controlling a domestic appliance that treats contents, said domestic appliance having a display, a controller, and at least one user input component, the method comprising: displaying a first screen on the display; detecting user input to the at least one user input component; correlating the user input to a gesture type with the controller; determining the gesture type from among a plurality of gesture types with the controller; and displaying a second screen on the display according to at least the gesture type, wherein said second screen is different from said first screen.. .
07/17/14
20140201685
User input determination
In accordance with one implementation, a method is illustrated that allows a computing device to determine a user input. The method includes detecting one or more user input objects in a 3-dimensional field relative to a 2-dimensional surface.
07/17/14
20140201673
Progressive tiling
A user interface (ui) is displayed on a display coupled to an electronic device. The ui includes a first area of the ui visible on the display.
07/17/14
20140201670
Integration of user inputs and correction of deformation vector field in deformable image registration workflow
Adeformation vector field (dvf) (22)is computed that relatively spatially registers a first image (16)and a second image (14). A contour (26)delineating a structure in the first image is adapted using the dvf to generate an initial contour (52)for the structure in the second image.
07/17/14
20140201664
User interface for oven: info mode
A method for controlling a domestic appliance having a display, at least two distinct user input components, and a controller, the method comprising: displaying a first screen on the display; detecting user input to a first user input component; displaying a second screen on the display, said second screen comprising an info mode home screen; detecting user input to a second user input component; determining an info mode sub-category associated with the user input to the second user input component with the controller; and displaying a third screen on the display based on the info mode sub-category determined by the controller, said third screen comprising one of an accessories selection screen showing a plurality of accessories, a food category selection screen showing a plurality of food categories, and an oven mode selection screen showing a plurality of oven modes.. .
07/17/14
20140201658
Rendering maps with canvas elements
The disclosure generally describes computer-implemented methods, software, and systems for rendering maps using canvasses. One method includes: presenting a portion of a first map in a first canvas of a user interface; receiving a user input to perform a function associated with changing a display presentation of the first map; populating a second canvas with a second map associated with the first map; exposing at least a portion of the second canvas; and hiding at least a portion of the first canvas..
07/17/14
20140201657
Method and apparatus for receiving input of varying levels of complexity to perform actions having different sensitivities
A method and apparatus for receiving input of varying levels of complexity to perform actions having different sensitivities includes associating a first action having a high first sensitivity with a high first level of user input and animation sequence complexity; and associating a second action having a low second sensitivity with a low second level of user input and animation sequence complexity. The method further includes presenting, on an interface of the apparatus, an initial animation associated with the first action; receiving, in connection with the initial animation, a first user input that causes the generation, on the interface, of a first animation sequence that tracks the first user input, wherein the first animation sequence begins with the initial animation; and monitoring the first user input to determine whether the first user input meets the first level of user input and animation sequence complexity..
07/17/14
20140201628
User interface - demo mode
A method for demonstrating a domestic appliance, the domestic appliance having a controller, a display, and at least one user input component, the method comprising: displaying a plurality of images in accordance with a predetermined order on the display; while displaying a first image of the plurality of images in accordance with the predetermined order on the display, detecting at least one user input that is provided to the at least one user input component; responsive to the at least one user input, displaying a second image of the plurality of images that is associated with the at least one user input on the display for an amount of time; and subsequent to the amount of time, displaying the plurality of images on the display in accordance with the predetermined order resuming with a third image, said second image being different from said first image and said third image.. .
07/17/14
20140201516
Automated control plane for limited user destruction
To avoid user error and breaking operations, administration and management (oam), the control plane for implementing oam is automatically generated by network devices without user input. This control plane is hidden from the user, preventing any configuration that may bring down the connectivity for oam..
07/17/14
20140201259
Method and apparatus of using separate reverse channel for user input in mobile device display replication
A method of controlling media content between a portable device and a head control unit. A first link is initiated for transmitting control signals between a control client and a control server.
07/17/14
20140201240
System and method to retrieve relevant multimedia content for a trending topic
A system for identifying one or more multimedia content relevant to a trending topic is provided. The system includes a display unit, a memory unit that stores a set of modules and a database, and a processor that executes the set of modules.
07/17/14
20140201229
Providing display suggestions
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for providing display suggestions. In one aspect, a method includes accessing a resource that includes multiple terms, obtaining one or more prefixes that are derived from the multiple terms and, for each prefix, one or more actual suggestions, wherein each actual suggestion is a term from the resource that includes the prefix, obtaining one or more display suggestions, wherein each display suggestion includes two or more successive terms from the resource that are identified as related, and outputting, in response to receiving a user input of a particular prefix, a representation of a particular display suggestion that includes a term that is an actual suggestion for the particular prefix..
07/17/14
20140201181
Selecting and presenting content relevant to user input
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media are provided. An example method includes receiving user input in a control, for example, one associated with a search engine.
07/17/14
20140201096
Social recommendations for business process platform
Methods, systems, apparatus, and computer programs encoded on computer storage medium, for integrating business data and social data in execution of a business process, implementations including actions of receiving user input, the user input being associated with a task of the business process and being received during interaction with an application, determining that a social query is triggered, querying business data based on a business query, the business query being generated based on the user input, querying social networking data based on the social query, the social query being generated at least partially based on the user input, receiving business data in response to the business query, receiving social data in response to the social query, and providing at least a portion of the business data and at least a portion of the social data for display to a user that provided the user input.. .
07/17/14
20140201081
Presenting a document to a remote user to obtain authorization from the user
The present invention is directed to receiving a signature (or other type of verification or confirmation) from a remote user. The present invention enables a merchant to send a signature request over a network to any device having a browser and touch screen or other means for receiving user input.
07/17/14
20140201023
System and method for virtual fitting and consumer interaction
In a multimedia device, a method, apparatus, and system for presenting product information to user, provide the means and methods for user to virtually try on the products with user specific image/photo through user interaction, graphical image processing and generation, loading and switching images to generate a continuous virtual fitting experience. Collect and manage user input data and facilitate interaction between consumer and vendor..
07/17/14
20140201020
Moving cost estimation system
A method for estimating costs associated with relocating a plurality of items is provided. An interface is provided to a device.
07/17/14
20140200973
System and method for categorizing postings in a social media computer system
A computer-implemented system for receiving user input to categorize user submissions in a social media setting is described. The system includes a commercial identifier database including a plurality of commercial product records, each record including at least one commercial identifier selected from the group of a commercial product name, a commercial product image, and terms used to identify the commercial product, a user account database including a plurality of user records, each user record including a plurality of data fields associated with a unique user in the social media setting, the data fields including at least a user name and user security information, a user submission module configured to receive a plurality of user submissions, each user submission including at least one commercial identifier, the user submission module further configured to request and receive a user submission categorization for each received user submission, a user submission display interface configured to display the received user submissions, and a categorization processing module configured to perform a user submission secondary action to at least one data field in the user account database based on the received user submission categorization..
07/17/14
20140200939
Consolidation process command center method
For a financial consolidation process, user input is received defining financial consolidation tasks for business entities and the tasks are associated with respective roles. The roles are assigned to persons who are responsible for completion of tasks associated with their respective roles.
07/17/14
20140200938
Consolidation process command center
For a financial consolidation process, user input is received defining financial consolidation tasks for business entities and the tasks are associated with respective roles. The roles are assigned to persons who are responsible for completion of tasks associated with their respective roles.
07/17/14
20140200925
Systems and methods for interupption workflow management
Certain embodiments of the present invention provide systems and methods for interruption workflow management in a clinical enterprise. Certain embodiments provide an interruption workflow management system for a clinical enterprise.
07/17/14
20140200914
Data collection
Computer implemented methods of collecting data relating to an adverse event relating to use of a substance is provided. One method comprises detecting a user input relating to an identity of the substance or to an identity of the adverse event; determining the identity of the substance or of the adverse event based on the user input; and selectively displaying to the user at least one further request for information, wherein the content of the request displayed to the user is dependent on the identity of the substance or of the adverse event.
07/17/14
20140200496
Position sensing active torso support
An active torso support includes multiple force applying elements for applying force to selected regions of a torso of a subject, to reduce or prevent injury or discomfort, under the control of control circuitry on the torso support. Target regions for application of force are selected by detecting the position of a landmark in or on the torso of the subject relative to a portion of the torso support, and selecting one or more force applying elements closest to the target region.
07/17/14
20140200059
Systems and methods for simulating a particular user in an interactive computer system
Systems and methods for simulating a user's behavior in an interactive computer system are provided. For example, a computer program product includes a simulator configured to simulate a user interacting with a computer program.
07/17/14
20140198963
Segmentation method of medical image and apparatus thereof
The present invention relates to a segmentation method and apparatus of a medical image. The segmentation method of a medical image according to an example of the present invention includes the steps of: extracting information about a position of a pointer according to a user input from a slice medical image displayed on a screen; determining a segmentation region including the position of the pointer, based on information about the slice medical image related to the extracted information about the position of the pointer; preliminarily displaying the determined segmentation region in the slice medical image; and when the preliminarily displayed segmentation region is affirmed by a user, determining the affirmed segmentation region as a lesion diagnosis region for the slice medical image..
07/17/14
20140198687
Wireless end-user device providing ambient or sponsored services
A wireless end-user device is disclosed. One or more user inputs indicate that a user of the wireless end-user device authorizes the device to send a first file to a server over a network of a first network type, and that the user does not authorize the device to send a second file to the server over the network of the first type.
07/17/14
20140198335
Securing confidential information in a document
Provided is a method of securing confidential information in a document. A user input is received to identify confidential information in a document.
07/17/14
20140198250
Modified system and method for obtaining photographic and/or videographic images
A light-supporting structure and methods of using same that includes a central hub including a suspension point, a plurality of arms extending from the central hub, a separate support rod extending from each of the plurality of arms distal to the central hub, a separate lighting element mounted to each support rod, and a control system configured to orient each lighting element using motors with respect to a photographic zone. In a preferred embodiment, the lighting elements can be oriented with respect to a photographic zone in response to a user input selection based on a desired photographic result selected at a user interface..
07/17/14
20140198215
Multiple camera systems with user selectable field of view and methods for their operation
Embodiments of a system include a hub, a plurality of image capture devices, and one or more user terminals. The hub is adapted to receive images from the image capture devices, receive a request from a user terminal to provide images having desired characteristics, select images from the received images corresponding to the images having the desired characteristics, and send the selected images to the user terminal.
07/17/14
20140198049
Method and apparatus for determining user input in a three-dimensional field
In accordance with one implementation, a method is illustrated that allows a computing device to determine a user input. The method includes detecting one or more user input objects in a 3-dimensional field relative to a 2-dimensional surface.
07/17/14
20140197343
Faucet handle assembly
A faucet handle assembly includes a handle having a user input portion and a shaft extending axially downwardly from the user input portion. A hub includes a side wall defining an internal chamber extending between an open upper end and an open lower end, the open upper end rotatably receiving the shaft of the handle.


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