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 Converting text strings into number strings, such as via a touchscreen input patent thumbnailConverting text strings into number strings, such as via a touchscreen input
System and methods are provided for detecting numerical text strings within a text string and converting those numerical text strings into digit strings. The digit strings may be reflected in real-time, such as when the user is typing a text message.
Nuance Communications, Inc.


 Apparatus, system, and  protecting against keylogging malware and anti-phishing patent thumbnailApparatus, system, and protecting against keylogging malware and anti-phishing
An apparatus, system, and method is disclosed for protecting against key logger malware. The protection includes protection form grabbing keylogger malware.
Trusted Knight Corporation


 Keyboard based graphical user interface navigation patent thumbnailKeyboard based graphical user interface navigation
A computer-implemented method of navigating a gui can include, responsive to a user input initiating a navigation mode, overlaying, atop of the gui located within a first layer, a virtual keyboard within a second layer, wherein the virtual keyboard includes a plurality of virtual keys. The method can include, for each virtual key, associating the virtual key with a region of the first layer including an area of the gui beneath the virtual key.
International Business Machines Corporation


 Improved support for a portable computer patent thumbnailImproved support for a portable computer
A computer support provides improved access to the virtual keyboard of a tablet computer by routing the neck strap over the outer periphery of the computer. Strain on the neck of a wearer is relieved by back straps that exert a downward force on the neck strap.

 Mobile device having human language translation capability with positional feedback patent thumbnailMobile device having human language translation capability with positional feedback
A mobile electronic device has a touch sensitive screen and an accelerometer. A translator is to translate a word or phrase that is in a first human language and that is entered via a first virtual keyboard displayed on the touch sensitive screen, into a second human language.
Apple Inc.


 Methods, apparatus, systems, devices and computer program products for facilitating entry of user input into computing devices patent thumbnailMethods, apparatus, systems, devices and computer program products for facilitating entry of user input into computing devices
Methods, apparatus, systems, devices, and computer program products for facilitating entry of user input into computing devices are provided herein. Among these may be a method for facilitating data entry, via a user interface, using a virtual keyboard adapted to present an alphabet partitioned into sub-alphabets and/or in a qwerty keyboard layout.
Drnc Holdings, Inc.


 Virtual keyboard text entry method optimized for thumb typing, using partial word completion key entry values patent thumbnailVirtual keyboard text entry method optimized for thumb typing, using partial word completion key entry values
Virtual keyboards become efficient and ergonomic by typing with small, incremental partial word completions, using fewest but largest possible keys, presented in highly condensed layouts, retaining familiar structural patterns of standard keyboards like qwerty, and utilizing curved thumb typing formats. The keyboard continuously adjusts numbers of keys, key sizes, predictive values and layouts, to minimize keystrokes, reduce errors, and maximize potential words entered, while providing the most ergonomic, minimalist interface possible at any moment, scaling to any size device.

 Dynamic virtual keyboard graphical user interface patent thumbnailDynamic virtual keyboard graphical user interface
A method for receiving input, by a virtual reality system includes creating a three-dimensional (3d) mesh for a virtual space. The 3d mesh includes a virtual keyboard, where the keyboard object comprises a plurality of virtual keys, a collision object corresponding to each of the plurality of virtual keys, and a cursor.
Vrideo


 Method, device and system for data entering and displaying on touch screen display patent thumbnailMethod, device and system for data entering and displaying on touch screen display
Arrange and display on the device display in the virtual key field of displaying of the entered datasymbols entered by the user using the said virtual keyboard.. .

 Electronic device supporting virtual keyboard and  configuring the virtual keyboard patent thumbnailElectronic device supporting virtual keyboard and configuring the virtual keyboard
An electronic device for supporting a virtual keyboard is provided. The electronic device includes an interface unit configured to receive a touch input and display the virtual keyboard, and a controller configured to generate a control point based on calibration points, the calibration points being included in a first set of calibration points for configuration of the virtual keyboard, the control point being movably disposed on the interface unit relative to the first set of calibration points, and generate a graphical representation of the virtual keyboard on the interface unit based on the control point, the virtual keyboard being adjustable relative to movement of the control point in a direction of the second set of calibration points..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


Virtual keyboard

A device is provided having a touchscreen, a storage device and a processor connected to the touchscreen and the storage device. The touchscreen is arranged to display a keyboard defined by a keyboard layout and to receive an input on the keyboard.
International Business Machines Corporation

Systems and methods for generating, presenting, and adjusting adjustable virtual keyboards

Systems and methods for generating and presenting virtual keyboards for display, and allowing user-selected adjustments to such generation and display, are provided. The system may be a touch-enabled device of any size or number of screens, or may project a virtual keyboard onto a surface or in a region of space.
Integrated Computer Solutions, Inc.

Language input interface on a device

Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer program products, for inputting text. A virtual keyboard is presented in a first region of a touch sensitive display of a device.
Apple Inc.

Set-top box assistant for text input

A text input method applied in a set-top box assistant comprises displaying a virtual keyboard on a tv display device, receiving a first input instruction, from a remote controller, decoding the first input instruction and inputting a first character, and performing a text searching operation in a text library according to the first character. Automatically selected and confirmable candidate characters are displayed on the virtual keyboard according to the search result.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

Adaptive virtual keyboard for handheld device

In various embodiments, the size, shape, and arrangement of keys on a virtual keyboard may be determined based on touchscreen contacts made by the user. Further, the actual contact patch made by the user may be analyzed to interpret which point of contact was intended, and other factors such as spelling and context may also be considered.
Intel Corporation

Portable apparatus

Embodiments of the present invention disclose a portable apparatus. The portable apparatus includes a mainframe body, and a display that is coupled to the mainframe body and is configured to be openable/closable at an angle relative to the mainframe body; wherein, a touch pad and a mode switching key are provided on the mainframe body and a motherboard is provided within the mainframe body, a projecting lens is provided at a frame of the display, and, the touch pad, the mode switching key and the projection lens are coupled to the motherboard; according to a operation mode switched by the mode switching key, the projection lens is configured to project a virtual keyboard onto the touch pad in a keyboard mode and/or to project an image displayed on the display onto the touch pad in the touch-screen mode; and the motherboard is configured to process the touch signal in line with a specified keyboard layout in the keyboard mode and control the touch pad to function as a conventional mechanical keyboard; and/or, to process the touch signal according to contents of the screen image displayed on the display screen in the touch-screen mode and control the touch pad to enable a screen touch control..
Hefei Xinsheng Optpelectronics Technology Co.,ltd.

Systems and methods for enabling virtual keyboard-video-mouse for external graphics controllers

In accordance with embodiments of the present disclosure, an information handling system may include a processor and a management controller communicatively coupled to the processor and configured to provide out-of-band management of the information handling system. The management controller may be further configured to receive video data from an external graphics controller external to a motherboard upon which the processor resides, wherein each of the external graphics controller and the management controller are endpoints of a root complex instantiated on the processor and forward the video data to a remote management console communicatively coupled to the management controller via a network..
Dell Products L.p.

Gesture interface robot

Gesture interface robot auto measure work zone to establish virtual puzzle cell locate in user gesture comfortable area where easy moving hands gesture to push out select virtual keys, prevent injury. Robot drawing virtual keyboard images graphic that display each puzzle cell command, and video vision sensing detect user's hand location that on its virtual keyboard in the workspace zone.

Text input on devices with touch screen displays

Embodiments of the present invention allow a user to input text on electronic devices with touch-sensitive surfaces without physical or virtual keyboards. In operation, a user may touch a certain position on a border of the touch-sensitive surface.
International Business Machines Corporation

Display management for native user experiences

In some remote application execution environments, a client device (e.g., to which application output is sent and where user interaction is performed) may include native control elements for touch input such as virtual keyboards, virtual pickers and the like. When the server device detects an editable/control field of a remoted application receiving focus, the server may instruct the client to activate a native control element for user interaction.
Citrix Systems, Inc.

Apparatus, system, and protecting against keylogging malware

An apparatus, system, and method is disclosed for protecting against key logger malware. The protection includes protection form grabbing keylogger malware.
Trusted Knight Corporation

Presentation of a virtual keyboard on a multiple display device

Methods and systems for presenting a user interface that includes a virtual keyboard are provided. More particularly, a virtual keyboard can be presented using one or more touch screens included in a multiple display device.
Z124

An exhaust hood for cookers

The present invention relates to an exhaust hood (1) comprising a body (2) that is positioned above the cooker (o) such that there is a distance between the cooker (o) and the body (2), a projector (3) that is disposed on the body (2) and that can project onto the cooker (o) and/or the countertop (t) that surrounds the cooker (o) and whereon the cooker (o) is seated, a sensor (4) that is disposed on the body (2) and that can detect the movement in the area scanned, a virtual keyboard (5) that is projected by the projector (3), and a control unit (6) that is disposed on the body (2) and that performs operations by means of the virtual keyboard (5).. .
Arcelik Anonim Sirketi

Associative input method and terminal

An associative input method includes: conducting a search according to an input result for obtaining an associative word set; displaying, in a first designated area nearby a corresponding button on a virtual keyboard, an associative word in the associative word set; and inputting and displaying, when it is detected that an associative word in the first designated area is chosen, the chosen associative word on a screen. Rapid input and special input display manner can be achieved according to embodiments of the present disclosure to improve the user experience..
Zte Corporation

Context-based keyboard

Some demonstrative embodiments, include devices, systems and/or methods of context-based keyboards. For example, a virtual context-based keyboard may be customized based on an input context to be provided from a user to at least one application.
Super Derivatives, Inc.

Technologies for graphical user interface manipulations using multi-finger touch interactions

Technologies for manipulating a graphical user interface (gui) of a display of a computing device include a touch screen of the display capable of receiving user input via physical contact of the user's fingers. The computing device determines whether the user has initiated multi-finger input gesture from which and a hand rotation angle may be determined based on touch points corresponding to the physical contact between the user's fingers and the touch screen.

Method and device for building virtual keyboard

The present disclosure discloses a method and a device for building a virtual keyboard. The method includes the steps: detecting a touch area of finger operation; determining the number of keys to be arranged in a key region of the virtual keyboard according to the detected touch area of finger operation and an area of the key region of the virtual keyboard; and arranging the determined number of keys in the key region of the virtual keyboard according to a preset strategy.
Chengdu Boe Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

Method for displaying virtual keyboard on mobile terminal, and mobile terminal

A mobile terminal displaying a virtual keyboard obtains a direction in which a mobile terminal is inclined and displays a modified virtual keyboard in correspondence to the obtained inclination direction. The virtual keyboard comprises a plurality of virtual keyboard regions.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Touch-control devices and methods for determining keys of a virtual keyboard

A method suitable for a touch-control device having a touch-control surface for determining keys of a virtual keyboard is provided and includes: sensing positions of multiple control points on the touch-control surface to determine positions of multiple basic keys of a virtual keyboard; determining the input behavior of a user according to at least one touch behavior of at least one control point on the touch-control surface; and determining which key on the virtual keyboard is input by the user.. .
Wistron Corp.

Piezoelectric sensor assembly for wrist based wearable virtual keyboard

In one example a holder for a piezoelectric sensor comprises a body comprising a first surface and a second surface, opposite the first surface and a recess formed in the first surface of the body to receive the piezoelectric sensor. Other examples may be described..
Intel Corporation

Information input method having confidentiality

The present invention provides an information input method having confidentiality. Differing from the conventional password inputting keyboard is commonly a visible entity keyboard or a visible virtual keyboard, a user can utilizes a display boundary of a wearable display to define an operation region on a touch pad of an electronic device through the information input method of the present invention.
Lanner Electronic Inc.

Supplementing a virtual input keyboard

A method and system. A first computer device receives a selection of a form field in a web page from a second computer device that is displaying a virtual keyboard on a display screen in the second computer device.
International Business Machines Corporation

Keyboard operation on application launch

Methods and devices for selectively presenting a virtual keyboard are provided. More particularly, upon the receipt of instructions to launch an application, a determination can be made as to whether the application is associated with instructions to receive keyboard focus on launch.
Z124

Focus change dismisses virtual keyboard on a multiple screen device

Methods and devices for providing a virtual keyboard in connection with a multiple screen device are provided. More particularly, information displayed on the screen of a multiple screen device having a current focus of the user is identified, and is presented by a top screen.

Optimizing a language model based on a topic of correspondence messages

Technology for optimizing a language model based on a topic identified in correspondence messages. The system may continuously or periodically optimize a language model based on topics identified in past correspondence messages or topics anticipated based on an intended recipient of a correspondence message being drafted.
Nuance Communications, Inc.

Imaging apparatus and control method thereof

Disclosed herein are an imaging apparatus and a control method thereof. The imaging apparatus includes: a main body; a display unit configured to display one or more operation menus for controlling the main body; and a processor configured to control, if a virtual keyboard call command is received, the display unit to display a virtual keyboard and a sub menu related to the operation menus, instead of the operation menus..
Samsung Medison Co., Ltd.

Remote controller for controlling mobile device

Provided is a remote control for controlling a mobile device. The remote control includes a communications transceiver configured to communicate with the mobile device and an actuator for receiving a user input while the remote control is communicatively coupled to the mobile device.
Analogix Semiconductor, Inc.

Regional zooming virtual keyboards for accurate typing on small displays

A virtual keyboard is generated that is capable of regional zooming to facilitate accurate typing on small displays. For instance, a system employs keyboard presentation component that generates a virtual keyboard for presentation by a user interface, wherein the virtual keyboard comprises an integer number of character keys.
City University Of Hong Kong

Method of detecting user input in a 3d space and a 3d input system employing same

A 3d input system and an angle encoder are disclosed. The 3d input system comprises a computing device and one or more position sensing gloves.
Helio Technology Inc.

Advanced methods and systems for text input error correction

A non-transitory program storage device having stored computer instructions that when executed cause one or more programmable control devices to: receive an input signal having at least one character to provide an erroneous string having at least one incorrect character; display the erroneous string having at least one incorrect character; accept an input signal which corresponds to a drag on a virtual keyboard from a key corresponding to an incorrect character on the virtual keyboard to a key corresponding to a corrected input on the virtual keyboard; replace the at least one incorrect character in the erroneous string with the corrected input to provide a corrected character string; and display the corrected character string.. .
Idelan, Inc.

Method for touch input and device therefore

The present invention relates to a technical field of touch input and discloses method and device for controlling a mobile apparatus having a touch screen including: generating a virtual keyboard which is larger than a virtual keyboard displaying area in the touch screen; and moving the virtual keyboard in response to a sliding of a touch point, where at least one direction component of a moving direction of the virtual keyboard is opposite to a direction component of a sliding direction of the touch point. With the technical solution of present application, the input experience for the user can be improved..
International Business Machines Corporation

Systems and methodologies providing collaboration among a plurality of computing appliances, utilizing a plurality of areas of memory to store user input as associated with an associated computing appliance providing the input

A system provides for collaboration among a plurality of users, each user at one of a plurality of computing appliances. Each computing appliance comprised of a display apparatus providing a display presentation.

Area input device and virtual keyboard

Input devices, particularly devices for entering data within three-dimensional space and converting that data into one or more commands, are provided.. .
T+ink, Inc.

Technologies for secure input and display of virtual touch user interfaces

Technologies for secure input and display of a virtual touch user interface include a computing device having a security monitor that may protect memory regions from being accessed by untrusted code. The security monitor may use hardware virtualization features such as extended page tables or directed i/o to protect the memory regions.

Display device and controlling therefor

A display device according to one embodiment of the present specification can include a flexible display unit. And, the display device can modify a virtual keyboard on the flexible display unit based on a bending state of the flexible display unit..

Holographic wristband

Disclosed is, among other things, a holographic wristband. It may comprise a wristband configured to emit two-dimensional (2d) or three-dimensional (3d) images.

Virtual keyboard of a computing device to create a rich output and associated methods

A method, a device and/or a system of a virtual keyboard of a mobile device to generate a rich output and associated methods. A method and/or system of a computing device to determine that an alpha-numeric character is placed into a memory of the computing device responsive to an entry of the alpha-numeric character by a user of the computing device through a virtual keyboard, to select at least one of a stylized font to the alpha-numeric character, a color to the alpha-numeric character, a foreground, a background, a graphics and an animation to the alpha-numeric character, to apply at least one of the selected stylized font, the color, the foreground, the background, the graphics and the animation using a rich-typeface filter to the alpha-numeric character, to generate a rich output based on an application of the rich-typeface filter to the alpha-numeric character and to place the rich output into the memory to be used by one or more applications of the computing device..

Method of inputting a message to an application by using online content

A method of generating a message from dynamic online contents for inputting to an application via an inputting platform, such as a method editor (ime) or a virtual keyboard (vkb), is disclosed, wherein the method links to online contents via a command through the inputting platform and dynamically generates a new content by replacing a portion of the original content from the online content with a different content in a database if the portion of the original content matches a predefined rule, wherein the new content is sent to the input field of the application for inputting a message to the application.. .

Application development environment for mobile device with gesture-based coding

A software development method entails providing an application development environment on a mobile device connected to a computing device such as a desktop or laptop computer that provides a browser acting as a code editor for writing code. The code input via a keyboard of the computing device is transferred to the mobile device and compiled by the application development environment.
Blackberry Limited

Keyboard filling one screen or spanning multiple screens of a multiple screen device

Methods and devices for presenting a virtual keyboard are provided. More particularly, in connection with a multiple screen device, a virtual keyboard can be presented in a first mode using all of one of the screens.
Z124



Virtual Keyboard topics:
  • Virtual Keyboard
  • Characters
  • Touchscreen
  • Electronic Device
  • Touch Screen
  • Computing Device
  • User Interface
  • Character Set
  • Portable Electronic Device
  • Mobile Computing
  • User Input
  • Mobile Computing Device
  • Input Device
  • Touch Panel
  • Control Character


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