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Matthew G Liberty: 3D pointing devices with orientation compensation and improved usability. Hillcrest Laboratories, Potomac Patent Group PLLC, January 2, 2007: US07158118 (252 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods according to the present invention describe 3D pointing devices which enhance usability by transforming sensed motion data from a first frame of reference (e.g., the body of the 3D pointing device) into a second frame of reference (e.g., a user's frame of reference). One exemplar ...


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Matthew G Liberty: 3D pointing devices with orientation compensation and improved usability. Hillcrest Laboratories, Potomac Patent Group PLLC, August 28, 2007: US07262760 (221 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods according to the present invention describe 3D pointing devices which enhance usability by transforming sensed motion data from a first frame of reference (e.g., the body of the 3D pointing device) into a second frame of reference (e.g., a user's frame of reference). One exemplar ...


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Matthew G Liberty: 3D pointing devices with orientation compensation and improved usability. Hillcrest Laboratories, Potomac Patent Group PLLC, August 19, 2008: US07414611 (218 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods according to the present invention describe 3D pointing devices which enhance usability by transforming sensed motion data from a first frame of reference (e.g., the body of the 3D pointing device) into a second frame of reference (e.g., a user's frame of reference). One exemplar ...


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Matthew G Liberty, Daniel S Simpkins, Charles W K Gritton, Mark Turner, Frank A Hunleth: 3D pointing devices and methods. Hillcrest Laboratories, Potomac Patent Group PLLC, July 3, 2007: US07239301 (210 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods according to the present invention address these needs and others by providing a handheld device, e.g., a 3D pointing device, which uses at least one sensor to detect motion of the handheld device. The detected motion can then be mapped into a desired output, e.g., cursor movemen ...


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Brett R Kelts: Interactive content guide for television programming. Hillcrest Laboratories, Potomac Patent Group PLLC, November 21, 2006: US07139983 (169 worldwide citation)

A navigation interface display system generates a navigation element that organizes television programming data in an easy-to-use manner. The navigation element employs a hierarchical display protocol for a plurality of selection items that represent the various television programs, channels, and/or ...


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Matthew G Liberty, Christopher D Roller, Daniel S Simpkins, Charles W K Gritton: Methods and devices for identifying users based on tremor. Hillcrest Laboratories, Potomac Patent Group PLLC, June 26, 2007: US07236156 (153 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods according to the present invention address these needs and others by providing a handheld device, e.g., a 3D pointing device, which uses hand tremor as an input. One or more sensors within the handheld device detect a user's hand tremor and identify the user based on the detected ...


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Per Johansson: System and method for scheduling communication sessions in an ad-hoc network. Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson, Potomac Patent Group PLLC, December 13, 2005: US06975613 (129 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for scheduling inter-piconet communication in ad-hoc communication networks are disclosed. A first network node transmits a capacity allocation message to a second network node, which message includes a parameter indicative of the capacity requested from the second terminal and a ...


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Matthew G Liberty, Daniel S Simpkins: User interface devices and methods employing accelerometers. Hillcrest Laboratories, Potomac Patent Group PLLC, February 10, 2009: US07489299 (116 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods according to the present invention address these needs and others by providing a 3D pointing device and methods for 3D pointing which provide accurate translation of movement of the 3D pointing device into user interface commands, e.g., cursor movement. According to exemplary emb ...


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Magnus L Olsson: Secure location-based services system and method. Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson, Potomac Patent Group PLLC, April 4, 2006: US07023995 (91 worldwide citation)

A system and method for providing a location-based service from a third party service provider includes encrypting a client's identification information using a public key exchanged with a network location server, wherein the network location server stores a record indicating a location associated w ...


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Matthew G Liberty, Frank A Hunleth: Methods and devices for removing unintentional movement in 3D pointing devices. Hillcrest Laboratories, Potomac Patent Group PLLC, May 19, 2009: US07535456 (86 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods according to the present invention describe 3D pointing devices and methods which detect movement of the 3D pointing device and remove unintentional movement from the output readings.



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