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Babak Forutanpour, Homayoun Shahri: Context-based messaging for wireless communication. QUALCOMM Incorporated, Brent Boyd, February 26, 2013: US08385975 (93 worldwide citation)

This disclosure describes techniques for providing a wireless communication device with context-based voicemail messaging. In reply to a call, a wireless communication device may select a message based on a context. As an example, a wireless communication system may detect a call directed to a wirel ...


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Brian Momeyer, Kevin M Beckwith, Hui Ya L Nelson, Andre Gustavo P Schevciw, Louis Dominic Oliveira, Wade L Heimbigner, Babak Forutanpour: Force sensing touch screen. QUALCOMM Incorporated, Shirin Tefagh, Joseph Agusta, February 16, 2016: US09262002 (73 worldwide citation)

A computing device includes a touch screen display with a plurality of force sensors, each of which provides a signal in response to contact with the touch screen display. Using force signals from the plurality of force sensors, a characteristic of the contact is determined, such as the magnitude of ...


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Babak Forutanpour, Salman Saeed: Pressure sensitive user interface for mobile devices. QUALCOMM Incorporated, James T Hagler, March 5, 2013: US08390583 (55 worldwide citation)

Virtual keypads are provided which determine an intended user key entry based upon location of keystrokes as well as other keystroke characteristics such as keystroke shape and/or pressure. Virtual keypad layouts which include overlapping or multi-character keys may be used to reduce typing errors o ...


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Babak Forutanpour, David L Bednar, Ying X Noyes, Szepo R Hung: Apparatus and method of processing images based on an adjusted value of an image processing parameter. QUALCOMM Incorporated, James R Gambale Jr, February 19, 2013: US08379130 (43 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method of processing images is disclosed. In a particular embodiment, the method includes receiving a selection of a first image from a plurality of images stored at a memory device and displaying the first image. The method also includes receiving image modification data to modify ...


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Babak Forutanpour, Ted Gooding, David Bednar: User interface gestures and methods for providing file sharing functionality. QUALCOMM Incorporated, Nicholas A Cole, November 13, 2012: US08312392 (32 worldwide citation)

Methods and devices provide a gesture activated file sharing functionality enabling users to share files with other nearby computing devices. The file sharing functionality may include establishing wireless links with nearby devices and determine their relative locations. The computing device may de ...


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Brian Momeyer, Babak Forutanpour, Samuel J Horodezky, Ted R Gooding: User interface methods and systems for providing force-sensitive input. QUALCOMM Incorporated, James T Hagler, April 30, 2013: US08432368 (30 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems implement touch sensors or force sensitive materials disposed on the case of a computing device in order to enable user input gestures to be performed on portions of the device case. The force sensitive elements may generate an electrical signal in response to a gesture, such as ...


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Babak Forutanpour, David Bednar: Devices and methods for presenting information to a user on a tactile output surface of a mobile device. QUALCOMM Incorporated, James T Hagler, May 6, 2014: US08717151 (26 worldwide citation)

Methods and devices provide a tactile output surface that can communicate information to users via their sense of touch. The tactile output surface may include a plurality of tactile elements which may be activated to represent various information in a manner that can be understood by touching the d ...


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Babak Forutanpour, Homayoun Shahri, Farhan M Aziz, Maria E Romera Jolliff, Ronen R Stern: Extending battery life of a portable electronic device. QUALCOMM Incorporated, Campbell C Chiang, Espartaco Diaz Hidalgo, March 4, 2014: US08665214 (18 worldwide citation)

A particular method includes determining a battery charge value of a battery at a particular time and comparing the battery charge value at the particular time to a threshold battery charge value of a battery usage profile associated with the particular time, where the threshold battery charge value ...


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Babak Forutanpour, Steven Dorner: Methods and systems for managing electronic messages. QUALCOMM Incorporated, James T Hagler, April 29, 2014: US08713027 (16 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems provide tools that enable users to manage electronic messages by obtaining additional information about senders, receivers or entities mentioned in messages. A computing device may identify a sender or recipient of an electronic message and search a database to obtain additional ...


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Babak Forutanpour, Kurt W Abrahamson: Virtual keypad generator with learning capabilities. QUALCOMM Incorporated, Nicholas A Cole, James T Hagler, October 30, 2012: US08300023 (15 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems enable defining customized virtual keyboards on a touch sensitive surface, such as a touchscreen. Using learning algorithms, a computing device may learn the typing patterns of a user and “morph” the keys of a virtual keyboard into locations, sizes, and orientations that are comf ...