08564728 is referenced by 15 patents and cites 16 patents.

Methods and apparatus for controlling an Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) system by gestures on a remote control involve determining a number of fingers touching a screen of the remote control; identifying at least one characteristic of movement by the fingers; based on the number determined and at least one characteristic identified, finding a corresponding predefined gesture in a set of predefined gestures; and based on the gesture found, generating a corresponding control command to be sent to the IPTV system.

Title
Gesture-based control of IPTV system
Application Number
13/227386
Publication Number
8564728 (B2)
Application Date
September 7, 2011
Publication Date
October 22, 2013
Inventor
Robert Skog
Hässelby
SE
Mats Cedervall
Härnösand
SE
Justus Petersson
Hässelby
SE
Agent
Potomac Patent Group PLLC
Assignee
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson
SE
IPC
H04N 5/44
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