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The need for a more-readily usable interface for programmable devices is widely recognized. The present invention relates to programmable sequencing devices, or, more particularly, the remote controls for consumer electronic devices. The present invention provides an enhanced interface for facilitating human input of a desired control sequence in a programmable device by employing specialized visual feedback. The present invention also relates to a new interface and method of interfacing with a programmable device, which is usable as an interface for a programmable video cassette recorder.

Title
Human factored interface incorporating adaptive pattern recognition based controller apparatus
Application Number
812805
Publication Number
5920477
Application Date
June 6, 1995
Publication Date
July 6, 1999
Inventor
Linda I Hoffberg Borghesani
40 Jackson Dr., Acton, 01720
MA, US
Steven M Hoffberg
20 Greystone Ter., Yonkers, 10701-1705
NY, US
Agent
Steven M Milde Hoffberg & Macklin Hoffberg
IPC
G06K 9/00
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