2400373-A1 is referenced by 82 patents and cites 10 patents.

The present invention relates to a graphical user interface for inputting symbols into an electronic device having a touch-screen, especially a portable consumer device like a terminal for use in a mobile communication network according to GSM, GPRS, UMTS and/or LTE standard, comprising display means for representing a plurality of selectable keys of a keyboard on the touch-screen, said plurality of keys associated with symbols of a symbol set, and mapping means for selecting a symbol in response to a user input using a one of said plurality of keys associated with symbols of a symbol set, said graphical user interface is characterized by means for inputting symbols into said electronic device with kinemimic gestics, realising an input of symbols with direction inducing gestics. The present invention further relates to a method for inputting symbols into an electronic device having a touch-screen, especially a portable consumer device like a terminal for use in a mobile communication network according to GSM, GPRS, UMTS and/or LTE standard, comprising: representing a plurality of selectable keys of a keyboard on the touch-screen, said plurality of keys associated with symbols of a symbol set, and mapping for selecting a symbol in response to a user input using a one of said plurality of keys associated with symbols of a symbol set, which is characterized by inputting symbols into said electronic device with kinemimic gestics, realising an input of symbols with direction inducing gestics. Furthermore, the present invention relates to an electronic device, especially a portable consumer device like a terminal for use in a mobile communication network according to GSM, GPRS, UMTS and/or LTE standard, comprising a graphical user interface for inputting symbols into said electronic device according to the present invention with a method according to the present invention.

Title
Inputting symbols into an electronic device having a touch-screen
Eingabe von Symbolen in eine elektronische Vorrichtung mit Berührungsbildschirm
Saisie de symboles dans un dispositif électronique doté dun écran tactile
Application Number
EP20100006463 20100622
Publication Number
2400373 (A1)
Application Date
June 22, 2010
Publication Date
December 28, 2011
Inventor
BREUER ANDREAS
DE
Assignee
VODAFONE HOLDING
DE
IPC
G06F 03/48
G06F 03/23
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