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Robert B O&apos Dell: Text input system for ideographic and nonideographic languages. ZI Technology Corporation, Cesari and McKenna, October 5, 2004: US06801659 (139 worldwide citation)

Beginning with the first letter or stroke, this invention uses the relative frequency of the sequential groups of letters or strokes from which individual words or characters are gradually built in order to provide a better way of computer indexing languages for easier and more efficient access to b ...


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Roland E Williams: Key press disambiguation using a keypad of multidirectional keys. Zi Technology Corporation, James D Ivey, Ivey Smith and Ramirez, July 11, 2006: US07075520 (123 worldwide citation)

Multidirectional keys of a reduced keypad are used to disambiguate between multiple symbols associated with a single key. For example, pressing a key identifies a collection of two or more symbols associated with the key and subsequently rocking the key selects one of the two or more symbols as unam ...


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Robert O Dell, Xiao Jun Wan, Changshi Xu: Database engines for processing ideographic characters and methods therefor. Zi Technology Corporation, IP Strategy Group PC, October 18, 2005: US06956968 (87 worldwide citation)

A computer-implemented method for encoding a handwritten stroke set, each of the handwritten stroke set being representative of a constituent stroke of an ideographic character, to obtain an encoded input sequence. The method includes ascertaining a shape of a first stroke of the handwritten stroke ...


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Robert B O Dell, Samuel Yin Lun Pun, John M Conrad, Eun Kyong Paek, Changshi Xu: Korean language predictive mechanism for text entry by a user. Zi Technology Corporation, James D Ivey, Ivey Smith and Ramirez, March 8, 2005: US06864809 (60 worldwide citation)

Consonant jamos of the Korean language are grouped according to appearance and each group is associated with a respective key of a reduced keypad. Vowel jamos are specified by the user using a number of keys reserved for vowels and each of which represents a respective category of strokes by which t ...


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Roland E Williams: Text entry within a video game. Zi Technology Corporation, James D Ivey, Ivey Smith and Ramirez, October 18, 2005: US06955602 (55 worldwide citation)

A user composes a message within a video game paradigm by hitting targets in the video game environment which are associated with message component candidates such as letters, words, and phrases. Each of the message component candidate has a relative likelihood of selection predicted according to la ...


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Robert B O Dell, Samuel Yin Lun Pun, John M Conrad, Eun Kyong Paek, Changshi Xu: Korean language predictive mechanism for text entry by a user. Zi Technology Corporation, Law Offices Of James D Ivey, September 25, 2003: US20030179930-A1

Consonant jamos of the Korean language are grouped according to appearance and each group is associated with a respective key of a reduced keypad. Vowel jamos are specified by the user using a number of keys reserved for vowels and each of which represents a respective category of strokes by which t ...


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Samuel Yin Lun Pun, Kevin Qingyuan Zeng, Wallace Ritchie, Vladimir Orel, Peter Hubert Ackermans, Changshi Xu, Vanessa Sherr, Robert B O Dell, Antoine Blondeau: Japanese language entry mechanism for small keypads. Zi Technology Corporation, James D Ivey, Law Offices of James D Ivey, January 30, 2003: US20030023426-A1

Japanese kanji-kana words intended to be entered by a user are predicted from relative few key presses, each single key press indicating a group kana syllables of the fifty sounds table. Text input logic collects all known words which include any syllables of the groups specified in the order specif ...


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O Dell Robert B: Method and apparatus for symbol storage and display. Zi Technology Corporation, October 1, 2005: TWI240887

A method and apparatus is provided for storing and displaying symbols. The method includes: retrieving a first bitmap, where the first bitmap contains information regarding a first part of the image pattern of the symbol for display of the first part of the image pattern of the symbol; displaying th ...


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Odell Robert B: Text input system for ideographic and nonideographic languages. Zi Technology Corporation, November 14, 2001: KR1020017008525

Beginning with the first letter or stroke, this invention uses the relative frequency of the sequential groups of letters or strokes from which individual words or characters are gradually built in order to provide a better way of computer indexing languages for easier and more efficient access to b ...


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