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8698751 Gravity drop rules and keyboard display on a multiple screen device  
Methods and devices for presenting or dismissing a virtual keyboard are provided. More particularly, in connection with a multiple screen device, a virtual keyboard can be presented in a first mode...
8699061 Control panel system  
In one example, a control panel system for a printer includes a portable control panel configured to receive user input to control printer functions and a stationary control panel configured to...
8699215 Flexible hinge spine  
Flexible hinge spine techniques are described. In one or more implementations, a flexible hinge is configured to communicatively and physically couple an input device to a computing device and may...
8698845 Device, method, and graphical user interface with interactive popup views  
A method of operating a multifunction device includes: displaying a respective view of a first application on the touch screen display, detecting a first touch gesture within the respective view,...
8698750 Integrated haptic control apparatus and touch sensitive display  
The provision of a haptic input with an integrated touch screen input is disclosed. One disclosed embodiment provides a control apparatus for an electronic device. The control apparatus comprises a...
8699214 Electronic device  
According to one embodiment, an electronic device includes a housing, a keyboard, a flexible keyboard cover, a plurality of belt-like members, and an engaging member. The housing is provided with a...
8698749 Input apparatus, mobile apparatus, and information recording medium  
Keys that structure the keyboard have a diamond-shaped form that is symmetrical in both the vertical and the horizontal directions, disposed so that none of the edges of the surface in which the...
8698745 Configuring the functionality of control elements of a control device based on orientation  
A control device controls the functionality of two or more sets of control elements. A processing unit of the control device determines that it is oriented in a first zone or in a second zone based...
8692775 Key structure of operation section of electronic device, input device and electronic device using same  
There is provided a key structure of an operation section of an electronic device that can avoid an occurrence of operational errors of erroneously pressing down an operation key and can reliably...
8692772 Communication zone on a keyboard  
A control device is provided that is configured to provide control commands to a computing device, and the computing device is configured to wirelessly communicate information with a mobile device....
8692774 Virtual colonoscopy navigation methods using a mobile device  
Certain examples provide systems and methods for mobile virtual colonoscopy. Certain examples provide a mobile device configured to view clinical content. The mobile device includes a data storage...
8693174 Touch display assembly structure  
A touch display assembly structure is disclosed, which includes a capacitor type touch panel, a display panel, a plastic side frame, and an adhesive layer. The plastic side frame includes a side...
8692766 Systems and methods for inputting data using multi-character keys  
Systems and methods are provided for inputting data to a mobile device using multi-character keys. A first input may be generated by pressing a multi-character key on the mobile device. In response...
8686947 Finger keypad system and method  
Systems and methods for creating a finger keypad using the twelve finger segments of the human hand as a 12-key keypad are presented. In one embodiment, the finger segments are each associated with...
8686948 Highly mobile keyboard in separable components  
A collapsible compact touch-type keyboard for mobile devices. The keyboard includes a plurality of separate parts that together form a keyboard with keys large enough to allow efficient...
8687361 Clamshell portable electronic device with input device in hinge  
A portable electronic device, including a first portion, a second portion hingedly coupled to the first portion so that the first and second portions are movable between an open position and a...
8688457 Transmitting apparatus, transmitting method, receiving apparatus, receiving method, computer program, and broadcasting system  
The transmitting apparatus includes an encoder creating an encoded content signal by encoding the content, a generator generating sign language word identification information corresponding to...
8686952 Multi touch with multi haptics  
Methods and systems for processing touch inputs are disclosed. The invention in one respect includes reading data from a multi-touch sensing device such as a multi-touch touch screen where the data...
8686949 Visualized information conveying system  
A handheld communication device having a logic to transfer information from a first application to a second application by using a user interface which displays a screen shot of the information...
8687060 System and method for providing distance-based pulses relative to motion of a surface scanned by a vision system  
This invention provides a system and method for estimating the time of a set of pulses based upon a plurality of position measurements of a moving object provided by a non-contacting sensor, such...
8686942 Operation input system, control apparatus, handheld apparatus, and operation input method  
An operation input system includes a casing and a motion sensor for detecting a movement of the casing inside the casing and calculates a position of the casing in a predetermined space based on an...
8686955 Device, method, and graphical user interface for performing character entry  
A method of managing user interface content, including performing character entry without a keyboard, is disclosed. The method includes displaying a character entry area and a character selection...
8681103 Mobile terminal  
A mobile terminal includes: a terminal body having a radio communication function; a touch screen mounted on a front surface of the terminal body and outputting touch inputtable visual information;...
8681131 Method and apparatus for an electronic device assembly  
An apparatus comprises an assembly adapted to rotatably couple a first housing and a second housing, the assembly adapted to rotate the first housing and the second housing with respect to each...
8674966 ASIC controller for light-based touch screen  
A controller including a chip package coupled with a light-based touch screen, emitter driver circuitry inside the chip package for selectively activating photoemitters that are outside of the chip...
8669939 Spatial, multi-modal control device for use with spatial operating system  
A system comprising an input device includes a detector coupled to a processor. The detector detects an orientation of the input device. The input device has multiple modal orientations...
8669942 Input device having key tops  
An operation unit has an operation surface for accepting an input operation. In a plan view, the operation surface has a rectangular contour including a plurality of sides and a plurality of corner...
8669941 Method and apparatus for text entry  
A method and apparatus for text input is provided. The method includes the steps of dividing the letters of a keyboard into a plurality of zones, each zone including one or more letters and...
8665219 Wireless attached reader screen for cell phones  
A display device is provided comprising a housing, a communication means within the housing configured to receive content from a local content source device external to the housing and to transmit...
8665215 Single-screen view in response to rotation  
A multi-screen user device and methods for controlling data displayed thereby are disclosed. Specifically, a gesture sequence is disclosed which enables a user to toggle or shift though...
8665226 Capacitive touch panel  
An integrally-formed capacitive touch panel is disclosed including: a singular lens substrate, a mask layer, and a sensing circuit integrally coupled with said singular lens substrate. Said...
8665218 Portable device  
A portable device including a body, a panel display, a touch sensor, and a positioning determining element is provided. The panel display and the touch sensor are disposed at a first surface and a...
8665227 Method and apparatus for replicating physical key function with soft keys in an electronic device  
An electronic device (100) is provided with a touch-sensitive display (109). The electronic device (100) includes one or more physical keys (105,106,107,108), each of which has a corresponding...
8665220 System for securing a keypad to a housing  
An electronic device includes an interlocking mechanism for fixing a keypad to a housing of the device. The housing is coupled with the keypad such that the keys may extend to the edges of the...
8665213 Spatial, multi-modal control device for use with spatial operating system  
A system comprising an input device includes a detector coupled to a processor. The detector detects an orientation of the input device. The input device has multiple modal orientations...
8665212 Systems and methods for locking an electronic device  
Systems and methods for locking an input device of an electronic device are described herein. An example method includes detecting a moving action of a housing of the electronic device from an open...
8658995 Remote control systems that can distinguish stray light sources  
Remote control systems that can distinguish predetermined light sources from stray light sources, e.g., environmental light sources and/or reflections are provided. The predetermined light sources...
8659562 Device, method, and graphical user interface for manipulating soft keyboards  
A method includes, at an electronic device with a display and a touch-sensitive surface: concurrently displaying a first text entry area and an unsplit keyboard on the display; detecting a gesture...
8659625 Mobile terminal and method for adjusting menu bar softkey display dynamically  
A method and terminal for adjusting menu bar softkey display dynamically are provided by the present invention. The method includes the following steps: obtaining the total display length of the...
8659548 Enhanced camera-based input  
Enhanced camera-based input, in which a detection region surrounding a user is defined in an image of the user within a scene, and a position of an object (such as a hand) within the detection...
8661363 Application programming interfaces for scrolling operations  
A method performed at an electronic device that has one or more processors, memory, and a touch-sensitive display includes transferring a set bounce call to provide a bounce operation. Transferring...
8659553 Orientation-based touchscreen display  
A touchscreen device may display various graphical user interfaces (GUIs) based on a physical orientation of the touchscreen device and a context of an application executed by an external device,...
8654081 Mobile terminal  
A mobile terminal is disclosed, by which the feel of manipulation of a mobile terminal keypad is enhanced and by which brightness deviation of keypad illumination is minimized. The present...
8654078 Power saving system for a handheld communication device having a reduced alphabetic keyboard  
Method and arrangement that provides a power-saving mode for a handheld electronic device having a reduced alphabetic keyboard. The power-saving mode is enabled through disabling a sensor that...
8654084 Portable terminal  
Disclosed is a portable terminal including a window for inputting information by a touching manner, a terminal body having a display module which is mounted therein and a window mounting portion...
8654079 Inputting data into a mobile device using a dynamically configured number pad  
Systems, products, and methods are disclosed for facilitating a method of mapping a numerical keypad to keys of a keyboard on a mobile communications device based on an initial selection of an edge...
8650508 Mobile terminal and operating method thereof  
A mobile terminal is provided that includes a touch input unit and a display. A method of operating the mobile terminal includes operating the touch input unit of the mobile terminal in a normal...
8648828 System and method for inputing user commands to a processor  
Provided is a system for inputting operation system (OS) commands to a data processing device. The system includes a video camera that captures images of a viewing space. A processor detects a...
8648806 Foldable mouse  
A foldable mouse including a first bottom plate, a second bottom plate, a first top plate, a second top plate, and two flexible side edge covers is provided. The first bottom plate and the second...
8648823 Device, method, and graphical user interface for manipulating soft keyboards  
A method includes, at an electronic device with a display and a touch-sensitive surface: concurrently displaying a first text entry area and an unsplit keyboard on the display; detecting a gesture...