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9041520 Haptic information presentation system and method  
A system and method are disclosed in which in a conventional non-grounding man-machine interface having no reaction base on the human body and for giving the existence of a virtual object and the...
9041669 Input/output device  
Interactive applications such as board games, puzzles, and so forth may utilize an input/output (“I/O”) device described herein. The physical I/O device may be configured to accept input via one...
9041741 User interface for a head mounted display  
A user interface (UI) of a head mounted display (HMD) is provided that allows a user to access one or more persistent data elements that are otherwise outside the user's initial field of view by...
9035880 Controlling images at hand-held devices  
Controlling images at hand-held devices using sensor input, for example, as detected by one or more orientation sensors in a hand-held computing device is described. In various embodiments images...
9035879 Digital signs  
A method for pairing a control device with a digital sign is provided. The method includes receiving control device geometric attributes and digital sign geometric attributes, determining a...
9035885 Optical input apparatus  
An optical input apparatus is provided and includes an input device for providing data and control signals to a computer; and at least one object sensing module disposed on a top of the input...
9035871 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...
9037991 Apparatus and method for digital content navigation  
An electronic device includes a processor, a memory for storing digital content and a display. The processor forms a content navigation bar for the digital content. The content navigation bar is...
9030410 Controller device, information processing system, and information processing method  
A controller device is used for more information processes. The controller device is capable of wirelessly communicating with an information processing device. The controller device includes a...
9030412 Method and apparatus of position tracking and detection of user input information  
A method and apparatus of detecting user initiated movement by an input element handled by a user is disclosed. The method may include performing a calibration procedure that is initiated by the...
9030498 Combining explicit select gestures and timeclick in a non-tactile three dimensional user interface  
A method including presenting, by a computer, multiple interactive items on a display coupled to the computer, and receiving, from a depth sensor, a sequence of three-dimensional (3D) maps...
9024844 Recognition of image on external display  
Embodiments are disclosed that relate to the recognition via a see-through display system of an object displayed on an external display device at which a user of the see-through display system is...
9024877 Method for automatically switching user interface of handheld terminal device, and handheld terminal device  
A method for automatically switching a user interface of a handheld terminal device and a handheld terminal device are provided. The method in an embodiment of the present disclosure includes:...
9024874 Fingertip visual haptic sensor controller  
Systems, methods and devices for capturing environmental image data and providing tactile feedback about the visual environment to a user. One or more image sensing devices are mounted on various...
9024876 Absolute and relative positioning sensor fusion in an interactive display system  
An interactive display system including a wireless pointing device, and positioning circuitry capable of determining absolute and relative positions of the display at which the pointing device is...
9024875 Image display apparatus and method for operating the same  
An apparatus and method are described for displaying images to a user. The apparatus may include a display configured to display a three-dimensional (3D) image and a pointer in correspondence with...
9024733 Programming of a universal remote control device  
A universal remote control device (10) is programmed by determining layout properties of an existing remote control device (12) that must be replaced by the universal remote control device (10)....
9025022 Method and apparatus for gesture recognition using a two dimensional imaging device  
Certain aspects of an apparatus and method for gesture recognition using a two Dimensional (2D) imaging device may include capturing a first image of a hand in a first position, capturing a second...
9024899 Multi-touch probe actuator  
Example apparatus and methods concern automated testing of a capacitive touch interface (e.g., touch screen). One example apparatus includes probes that extend and retract from the apparatus under...
9019205 Apparatus and method for controlling display cursor  
A method includes user actuating X and Y transducers (16, 17, 38A, 39A, 66, 422A, 704A) to selective X and Y positions; producing x and y electrical signals as functions of the positions; moving a...
9019237 Multitouch parameter and gesture user interface employing an LED-array tactile sensor that can also operate as a display  
A user interface employs a tactile sensor comprising an LED array, the user interface producing a rich flux of independently-adjustable interactive control parameters, rates of change, and symbols...
9013535 Information processing apparatus, information processing system and information processing method  
An information processing apparatus may include a detecting unit to detect a pointing object in a captured image, and a generation unit to generate pointing information based on detection of the...
9013369 Remote desktop client peephole movement  
A method and apparatus for controlling a first display module is provided, the first display module associated with a client device in communication with a server enabled to generate data for...
9013404 Method and locating device for locating a pointing device  
A locating device is for locating a pointing device. The pointing device is configured to capture a plurality of images, to measure an angular rate of the pointing device, and to generate and...
9013405 Touch-scrolling pad for computer input devices  
In embodiments of a touch-scrolling pad for computer input devices, a touch sensor strip detects touch contacts on a touch-scrolling pad that is implemented for vertical scrolling input and...
9014421 Framework for reference-free drift-corrected planar tracking using Lucas-Kanade optical flow  
Reference free tracking of position by a mobile platform is performed using images of a planar surface. Tracking is performed optical flow techniques, such as pyramidal Lucas-Kanade optical flow...
9013444 Self-capacitance measurement with isolated capacitance  
In one embodiment, a method includes dividing a first amount of charge between a capacitance of a touch sensor and a compensation capacitor. The division of the first amount of charge results in a...
9007299 Motion control used as controlling device  
Techniques for using a motion sensitive device as a controller are disclosed. A motion controller as an input/control device is used to control an existing electronic device (a.k.a., controlled...
9007304 Methods and apparatuses for gesture-based user input detection in a mobile device  
Methods and apparatuses are provided that may be implemented in a mobile device to: determine whether the mobile device is in a gesture command input ready state based, at least in part, on a...
9001087 Light-based proximity detection system and user interface  
A light-based proximity sensor, including light emitters mounted in a housing alongside one side of the housing, oriented to emit light beams in a direction outside of the housing, light receivers...
9001039 Device with touch screen false actuation prevention  
A device and method for preventing false-actuation of a touch screen are provided. When one or more of: (a) an initial proximity event occurs at a proximity sensor of the device, and (b) a...
9000355 Optical sensor  
A monitor-light-emitting device and multiple light-emitting devices are mounted on a board, and a light-guiding member is disposed in front of these devices. Monitor light emitted from the...
9000887 Method and apparatus for communicating control information by a wearable device to control mobile and consumer electronic devices  
A method for communicating control information by a wearable device is disclosed. The method includes determining a first movement according to a first degree of freedom as being gesture-related...
9001038 Information display apparatus, information display method and program  
An information display apparatus including: a tilt detection unit that detects a basic position of a casing and detects a tilt from the basic position of the casing; a display unit that is mounted...
8994658 Input apparatus, control apparatus, control method, and handheld apparatus  
To provide an input apparatus, a control apparatus, a control system, and a control method that are capable of improving an operational feeling when a user uses the input apparatus to input an...
8994647 Input device, wearable computer, and input method  
A low-cost input device suitable for a wearable computer is provided. An input method suitable for operating a wearable computer is provided. A wearable computer including the input device is...
8994657 Methods and devices for identifying users based on tremor  
Systems and methods according to the present invention address these needs and others by providing a handheld device, e.g., a 3D pointing device, which uses hand tremor as an input. One or more...
8994659 Methods for shape detection correlated with position detection and systems for processing the same  
A shape object, methods, and systems for using the shaped object in interactive computer gaming is disclosed. The shape object includes a line segment having a length that extends between a first...
8994516 Control device, control method, and program  
A control device may include a control unit to control transmission of a predetermined control command to a controlled device, when an operation surface is put face down is detected from a...
8994656 Method of controlling a control point position on a command area and method for control of a device  
The invention describes a method of controlling a position (x′, y′) of a control point (c) on a command area (ACM). This method comprises the steps of: aiming a pointing device (1) comprising a...
8994653 Handheld device with notification message viewing  
Displaying information related to a message on a display screen of a handheld electronic device. In response to a movement of the handheld electronic device from an initial position to a first...
8994651 Mobile terminal and control method thereof  
A mobile terminal including a wireless communication unit configured to wirelessly communicate with at least one other terminal; a flexible display unit configured to be bent in response to an...
8994644 Viewing images with tilt control on a hand-held device  
A user interface suitable for use in cellular phones and personal digital assistants (PDAs), PC Tablets, as well as laptops, PCs, office equipment, medical equipment, or any other hand-held...
8994775 Automatic video stream selection  
A handheld communication device is used to capture video streams and generate a multiplexed video stream. The handheld communication device has at least two cameras facing in two opposite...
8988394 Electronic devices with camera-based user interfaces  
Electronic devices may include touch-free user input components that include camera modules having overlapping fields-of-view. The overlapping fields-of-view may form a gesture tracking volume in...
8988345 Adaptive event recognition  
A system and related methods for adaptive event recognition are provided. In one example, a selected sensor of a head-mounted display device is operated at a first polling rate corresponding to a...
8985778 Image projection system and a method of controlling a projected pointer  
An image projection system whereby a position of a pointer on a projected image can be easily controlled from a location separated from the main control means. The system comprises a projector, a...
8988348 Information processing device, information processing system and information processing method  
An information processing device includes an acquisition unit which acquires information of acceleration, angular velocity, and magnetic intensity of an operation device, a coordinate conversion...
8988498 Method for controlling operations of image display apparatus and shutter glasses used for the image display apparatus  
A method for controlling operations of an image display apparatus and shutter glasses are disclosed. The method for controlling an operation of the image display apparatus includes transmitting a...
8988347 Image processing apparatus, image displaying method, and image displaying program  
An image processing apparatus includes an instructed-position detecting unit configured to receive an instruction operation by a user on a display screen of a display device and detect and output...