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9015616 Search initiation  
A computer-implemented user input method includes sensing a user manipulation of a mobile device to present a keyboard, automatically presenting, in response to the sensed manipulation, a search...
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...
9013409 Display, apparatus with single RF transceiver for communication with human input device and for WLAN network access  
Disclosed is a display system. The display system includes a display apparatus equipped with a wireless communication function, and a human input device connected with the display apparatus to...
9013410 Portable terminal device and display control method  
A portable terminal device has enclosures with a movable portion, a display section that displays visible information showing an operation target area, and a touch sensor that detects a position on...
9013408 Game controller with clickable trackball  
An improved user input device is disclosed whereby the device is equipped with a trackball in addition to other control devices, such as an analog stick controller (e.g., thumbstick or joystick)....
9013439 Terminal device with display function  
A terminal device with a display function enables only an operation of a desired operation key valid, and easily perform the invalidation operation. In response to switching to a predetermined...
9005026 Game controller for tablet computer  
An apparatus generally directed to controlling a video game. The apparatus preferably includes a tablet computer, an electronic game communicating with the tablet computer, and an input device for...
9007307 Method and apparatus for enhancing keycap legend visibility in low light conditions  
Techniques and apparatus to provide improved visibility to user input devices, such as keys, are disclosed. In low light conditions, keys can be difficult to distinguish. For example, often keys...
9001060 Touch sensitive device  
A method of generating a keyboard switch haptic sensation in a coupled system comprising a touch-sensitive surface and a force exciter or actuator coupled to the touch-sensitive surface, the method...
9001044 Method for inputting user command and video apparatus employing the same  
A method of inputting a user command includes displaying a navigation window including letter key symbols corresponding to keys on a manipulator. If a first user command as to a specific key on the...
9002933 User interaction-based data sharing via cloud-based remote servers  
Methods, apparatus and systems for sharing data based on user interactions. User interactions with data, such as creating a file, opening a file, or modifying a file, are monitored by a user...
9001028 Projector pen  
A small device for projecting images from a video generating device such as a computer, television receiver, or similar device onto a screen or other surface is described in this invention. The...
9003328 Method and system of providing enhanced appointment notification service to mobile devices  
A mobile device includes a client application configured to process and display a push notification specifying an appointment reminder originating from a server acting as an appointment manager....
9001032 Tactile transmission system using glove type actuator device and method thereof  
The present invention relates to a tactile transmission system using a glove type actuator device and a method thereof, and more particularly to a tactile transmission system using a glove type...
8994660 Text correction processing  
Text correction processing is disclosed. An initial score is assigned to each of a plurality of candidate sequences of one or more characters, based at least in part on a keyboard geometry-based...
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...
8994681 Decoding imprecise gestures for gesture-keyboards  
In one example, a method includes outputting, by a computing device and for display, a graphical keyboard comprising a plurality of keys. The method may also include receiving, by the computing...
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...
8988354 Input device for a display  
Embodiments of the invention are directed to an input device comprising a processor configured to operate the input device in one of a plurality of modes of operation, a plurality of buttons, and a...
8988341 Camera-assisted motion estimation for application control  
Embodiments of the present invention generate estimates of device motion from two data sources on a computing device—a motion sensor and a camera. The device may compare the estimates to each o...
8988353 Mobile device and method for editing pages used for a home screen  
Provided are a method and related mobile device for editing, in an integrated, convenient and quick manner, various menu pages selectively used for a home screen. In response to a given input...
8988359 Moving buttons  
A device is provided with a housing that has a substantial portion covered by a touch sensitive surface. The touch sensitive service is capable of detecting multiple simultaneous points of touch....
8988349 Methods and apparatuses for operating a display in an electronic device  
An electronic device can include detectors for altering the presentation of data on one or more displays. In a wearable electronic device, a flexible housing can be configured to enfold about an...
8988862 Performance display device  
A performance display device comprising a base receptacle and a display unit; wherein the display unit comprises a display screen and a processor, and is operable by a mode switch; the mode switch...
8982056 Software rotatable display  
An industrial process transmitter includes a transducer positioned to interact with an industrial process, display circuitry that displays a visual output to an operator, and control circuitry. The...
8982055 Wireless mobile communication terminals and methods for forming the same  
An electronic device includes a user input assembly. The user input assembly includes a capacitive touch sensor unit having a front side, a light guide overlying the front side, an opaque coating...
8976114 Device that manages power provided to an object sensor  
A hand-held device with a sensor for providing a signal indicative of a position of the hand-held device relative to an object surface enables power to the sensor at a first time interval when the...
8976117 Keypad with integrated touch sensitive apparatus  
A touch sensitive keypad device (101) for an electronic device (100) includes one or more keys (106,107,108,109,110) situated in a keypad carrier (206). One or more conductive layers...
8976522 Portable electronic device and docking device thereof  
A docking device for connection to a touch display device is provided. The docking device includes a docking body, a pivot unit and a frame. The pivot unit is connected to the docking body. The...
8970481 Method for adjusting display manner of portable electronic device  
A portable electronic device includes a display screen, a gravity sensor, at least one sensor provided at a side of the portable electronic device and a processor. The gravity sensor detects...
8970500 System and method for extracting content from a data item to separately display portions of such data  
A system and method are provided for extracting a portion of content from a data item and separately displaying such content on a secondary display screen such as an interactive display (e.g....
8970471 Computer light adjustment  
A computing device is disclosed. The computing device includes a light source configured to output light. The computing device also includes a light sensor configured to measure the level of light...
8970633 Touch wheel zoom and pan  
Systems, methods, and other embodiments associated with controlling zooming and panning on a handheld computing device (e.g., personal digital assistant (PDA)) are described. A PDA may include a...
8970477 Handheld device having retractable keypad assembly  
A exemplary key assembly for a handheld device includes one or more L-shaped key structures each having a first member configured to receive an input keystroke and a second member substantially...
8970482 ***WITHDRAWN PATENT AS PER THE LATEST USPTO WITHDRAWN LIST***
Image processing device, image processing method and program
 
Embodiments of the technology involve apparatus and methods for control of displaying of images. In an example, an apparatus may include an image display, a sensor to detect posture of the image...
8963842 Integrated hardware and software user interface  
An integrated user interface has a sensory surface operable to receive a selection signal from a user and send a corresponding command signal within a software system. The integrated user interface...
8963835 Method for displaying an item on a display unit  
By a method for displaying an item on a display unit (5), the following steps will be suggested: —arranging a first plan (22) of a first virtual space in a navigation area (21) of a navigation p...
8963840 Smartpad split screen desktop  
A multi-display device is adapted to be dockable or otherwise associatable with an additional device. In accordance with one exemplary embodiment, the multi-display device is dockable with a...
8963694 System and method for remote controlled device selection based on device position data and orientation data of a user  
A system and method are provided for selecting a remote controlled device to be controlled from among a plurality of remote controllable devices. The system includes an electronic device having a...
8963894 Electronic device and method providing improved alarm clock feature and facilitated alarm editing mode  
An improved electronic device and method provide an improved clock feature that includes an improved alarm clock function and a BEDTIME mode that is initiated by execution of a BEDTIME mode...
8963696 Apparatus for performing key control with reduced key matrix pin count  
An apparatus for performing key control includes an integrated circuit (IC) arranged to detect a key press according to some input/output signals of a key matrix, where the input/output signals...
8959013 Virtual keyboard for a non-tactile three dimensional user interface  
A method, including presenting, by a computer system executing a non-tactile three dimensional user interface, a virtual keyboard on a display, the virtual keyboard including multiple virtual keys,...
8959127 Hand held device with memory for calculating split times  
The device is a handheld calculating machine with memory that is specifically designed to calculate the split times for runners, swimmers, and bicyclist. The handheld device is programmed such that...
8957869 Electronic device and method for dynamically formatting monetary expressions  
An electronic device is provided, having a processor configured to automatically format monetary expressions.
8957852 Sensor mapping  
Techniques, systems and computer program products are disclosed for providing sensor mapping. In one aspect, a method includes receiving input from a user. The received input includes at least one...
8953099 Display apparatus, remote control apparatus, and method for providing user interface using the same  
A display apparatus which is controllable by a remote control apparatus is provided. The display apparatus includes: a communicator which communicates with the remote control apparatus, a storage...
8952927 Self-capacitance measurement with compensated 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...
8952897 Single page soft input panels for larger character sets  
Embodiments of a soft input panel (SIP) for an electronic device are disclosed. The SIP can be configured for entering text in a non-English language that uses a more numerous character set than...
8947359 Information processing apparatus and operation method of information processing apparatus  
An information processing apparatus includes: an apparatus body including a body having a keyboard and a display unit attached to the body so as to be opened and closed; an acceleration sensor...
8947362 Key input device and mobile communication terminal using the key input device  
First detection information related to electrical connection between each row signal line and each column signal line is received from a key matrix circuit (S101). Based on the first detection...