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Menashe Haskin, Deborah May Shepard: Child-appropriate interface selection using hand recognition. Amazon Technologies, Lee & Hayes PLLC, April 26, 2016: US09323352 (1 worldwide citation)

Hand recognition is used to distinguish among users of gesture-based computer systems, and particularly between adults and children. Hands may be classified as adults or children based on certain physical characteristics, such as hand size, shape, or curvature. Depending upon whether the hand belong ...


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Deborah May Shepard: Hand-based interaction in virtually shared workspaces. Amazon Technologies, Lee & Hayes PLLC, May 22, 2018: US09978178

When sharing visible content on multiple display surfaces associated with different users, the hand of a user may be detected and analyzed when placed over the user's display surface. Characteristics of the user's hand, including things such as position, orientation, color, shape, and texture, may b ...


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Nazila Alasti, Deborah May Shepard: Web-Based Coordination of Volunteer Sign-Up Sheets. Homajoon, Fenwick & West, July 15, 2010: US20100179905-A1

A light-weight, easy to use, commonly accessible, sign-up sheet that can be sent to volunteers and/or participants on email or social media vehicles. The sign-up sheet preferably has some or all of the following features. In some cases, the sign-up sheet auto-updates and keeps everyone informed. It ...