Virtual Keyboard

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

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NEW Braille data entry using continuous contact virtual keyboard
May 25, 2017 - N°20170147200

A first touch gesture is sensed at a subset of a set of six braille dot touch points at a virtual braille keyboard. The first touch gesture corresponds to a braille character. A second touch gesture is sensed that concurrently touches each of the six braille dot touch points in the set of braille dot touch points. A contact with ...
NEW Mobile terminal and method for controlling the same
May 25, 2017 - N°20170147150

A mobile terminal including a body forming an external appearance of the terminal; a window; a touch screen containing a first display region and a second display region and including a touch sensor and disposed in the body; the touch screen deposed below the window; a first sensing layer configured to sense a change of capacitance on the first sensing ...
Glow touch feedback for virtual input devices
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc
May 11, 2017 - N°20170131898

The claimed subject matter is directed to providing feedback in a touch screen device in response to an actuation of a virtual unit in a virtual input device. Specifically, the claimed subject matter provides a method and system for providing visual feedback in response to an actuation of a virtual key in a virtual keyboard. One embodiment of the claimed ...
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Systems, apparatuses and methods for using virtual keyboards
Oversignal, Llc
April 20, 2017 - N°20170109780

Methods and systems are disclosed for interacting with advertisements on a virtual keyboard. A user can manipulate the advertisement based on performing one or more types of gestures or key presses on or near the virtual keys. One type of gesture triggers an interaction with the advertisement and another type of gesture or key press performs a standard keyboard function. ...
Input method editors for indic languages
Google Inc.
April 13, 2017 - N°20170102780

A first touch input can indicate a selection of a character from a first virtual keyboard configured for an indic script. A modified first virtual keyboard can be displayed in response to the first touch input when the selected character is a consonant, the modified first virtual keyboard including diacritic forms of vowels from the first virtual keyboard. A second ...
Method to provide a service while inputting content in an application though a virtual keyboard
Iq Technology Inc.
April 06, 2017 - N°20170097765

A method of providing a service while inputting content in an application through a virtual keyboard program is disclosed, the method comprising: tapping an input field of a first application to lunch a virtual keyboard program for inputting content, wherein at least one predicted content is displayed in a prediction list area, wherein at least one service is displayed by ...
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Method and apparatus for movable assembly position sensing and virtual keyboard display
Blackberry Limited
April 06, 2017 - N°20170097689

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. A processor displays a graphical element on the touch-sensitive ...
Split virtual keyboard on a mobile computing device
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc
March 30, 2017 - N°20170090751

Described herein is a split virtual keyboard that is displayed on a tablet (slate) computing device. The split virtual keyboard includes a first portion and a second portion, the first portion being separated from the second portion. The first portion includes a plurality of character keys that are representative at least one respective character. The tablet computing device is configured ...
Systems and methods for disambiguating intended user input at an onscreen keyboard using dual strike ...
Apple Inc.
March 30, 2017 - N°20170090749

Systems and methods for disambiguating user input using dual strikes zones are disclosed herein. An exemplary method includes: establishing a plurality of default actuation regions for each key on a virtual keyboard and providing adaptive actuation regions, each associated with a respective region of a touch-sensitive display within which a predetermined number of previous typing inputs have been received for ...
Input device interaction
International Business Machines Corporation
March 30, 2017 - N°20170090747

A method and system for interacting with an input device is provided. The method includes initializing a virtual keyboard viewable via an eyewear based video display enabled computing device. The eyewear based video display enabled computing device determines that two hands of a user are viewable via a view screen of the eyewear based video display enabled computing device. In ...
Converting text strings into number strings, such as via a touchscreen input
Nuance Communications, Inc.
March 16, 2017 - N°20170076181

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. If more than one possible format of the digit string is determined, the system may then provide a selection ...
Apparatus, system, and method for protecting against keylogging malware and anti-phishing
Trusted Knight Corporation
March 16, 2017 - N°20170076095

An apparatus, system, and method is disclosed for protecting against key logger malware. The protection includes protection form grabbing keylogger malware. In response to detecting a form submission event from a browser associated with a user entering data into a form, confidential data is cleared to prevent it being captured by malware. Additional protection of data inputs, entered at a ...
Keyboard based graphical user interface navigation
International Business Machines Corporation
March 16, 2017 - N°20170075430

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 ...
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Mobile device having human language translation capability with positional feedback
Apple Inc.
March 02, 2017 - N°20170060853

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. A translator is to cause the touch sensitive screen to display the ...
Methods, apparatus, systems, devices and computer program products for facilitating entry of user input into ...
Drnc Holdings, Inc.
March 02, 2017 - N°20170060413

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. In examples, display characteristics of one or ...
Virtual keyboard text entry method optimized for thumb typing, using partial word completion key entry ...
Drnc Holdings, Inc.
February 23, 2017 - N°20170052702

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 ...
Dynamic virtual keyboard graphical user interface
Vrideo
February 23, 2017 - N°20170052701

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. The virtual reality system displays the 3d mesh ...
Method, device and system for data entering and displaying on touch screen display
Vrideo
February 09, 2017 - N°20170038967

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 method for configuring the virtual keyboard
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
January 12, 2017 - N°20170010806

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 ...
Virtual keyboard
International Business Machines Corporation
January 12, 2017 - N°20170010803

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. The storage device is arranged to store a specification for a restricted language, and the specification includes a ...
Systems and methods for generating, presenting, and adjusting adjustable virtual keyboards
Integrated Computer Solutions, Inc.
January 05, 2017 - N°20170003837

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. The system accepts control inputs from a user to ...