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David Jon Kay, Ethan R Bradford, Pim van Meurs, Peter C Peddie: Contextual prediction of user words and user actions. Tegic Communications, Michael A Glenn, Glenn Patent Group, March 16, 2010: US07679534 (181 worldwide citation)

The invention concerns user entry of information into a system with an input device. A scheme is provided in which an entire word that a user wants to enter is predicted after the user enters a specific symbol, such as a space character. If the user presses an ambiguous key thereafter, rather than a ...


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Clifford A Kushler, Edward P Flinchem, Ethan R Bradford, Daiju Matsuo: Reduced keyboard text input system for the Japanese language. America Online, Michael A Glenn, Glenn Patent Group, November 11, 2003: US06646573 (98 worldwide citation)

A reduced keyboard system for the Japanese language which uses word-level disambiguation of entered keystroke sequences, and which enables the user to select the desired interpretation of an ambiguous input key sequence as kana, and then select the desired textual interpretation associated with the ...


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James Stephanick, Christina James, Ethan R Bradford, Michael R Longé: Selective input system based on tracking of motion parameters of an input device. Tegic Communications, Michael A Glenn, Glenn Patent Group, July 6, 2010: US07750891 (89 worldwide citation)

A selective input system and associated method is provided which tracks the motion of a pointing device over a region or area. The pointing device can be a touchpad, a mouse, a pen, or any device capable of providing two or three-dimensional location. The region or area is preferably augmented with ...


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Clifford A Kushler, Edward P Flinchem, Ethan R Bradford, Daiju Matsuo: Reduced keyboard text input system for the Japanese language. America Online Incorporated, Michael A Glenn, Kirk D Wong, Glenn Patent Group, October 21, 2003: US06636162 (65 worldwide citation)

A reduced keyboard system for the Japanese language which uses word-level disambiguation of entered keystroke sequences, and which enables the user to select the desired interpretation of an ambiguous input key sequence as kana, and then select the desired textual interpretation associated with the ...


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James Stephanick, Christina James, Ethan R Bradford, Michael R Longé: Touch screen and graphical user interface. Tegic Communications, Michael A Glenn, Glenn Patent Group, October 26, 2010: US07821503 (30 worldwide citation)

A selective input system and associated method is provided which tracks the motion of a pointing device over a region or area. The pointing device can be a touchpad, a mouse, a pen, or any device capable of providing two or three-dimensional location. The region or area is preferably augmented with ...


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Ethan R Bradford, David Jon Kay: Dynamic database reordering system. Tegic Communications, Michael A Glenn, Gleen Patent Group, October 27, 2009: US07610194 (21 worldwide citation)

A dynamic database reordering system provides a linguistics database that contains words that are ordered according to a linguistics model that dictates the order in which words are presented to a user. While a user enters keystrokes on a keypad of a communications device is pressing keys, the inven ...


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James Stephanick, Christina James, Ethan R Bradford, Michael R Longé: Selective input system and process based on tracking of motion parameters of an input object. Tegic Communications, Michael A Glenn, Glenn Patent Group, August 7, 2012: US08237681 (13 worldwide citation)

A selective input system and associated method is provided which tracks the motion of a pointing device over a region or area. The pointing device can be a touchpad, a mouse, a pen, or any device capable of providing two or three-dimensional location. The region or area is preferably augmented with ...


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James Stephanick, Christina James, Ethan R Bradford, Michael R Longe: System and process for selectable input with a touch screen. Tegic Communications, Michael A Glenn, Glenn Patent Group, August 7, 2012: US08237682 (13 worldwide citation)

A selective input system and associated method is provided which tracks the motion of a pointing device over a region or area. The pointing device can be a touchpad, a mouse, a pen, or any device capable of providing two or three-dimensional location. The region or area is preferably augmented with ...


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Michael R Longe, Ethan R Bradford, David J Kay, Pim Van Meurs: Disambiguating ambiguous characters. Tegic Communications, Chapin IP Law, Barry W Chapin Esq, June 21, 2011: US07966003 (13 worldwide citation)

In one general sense, information may be presented to a user by receiving one or more ambiguous characters that may be resolved to one of at least two disambiguated characters, exchanging at least one of the ambiguous characters with a host, receiving, from the host, results that reflect disambiguat ...


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Ethan R Bradford, David J Kay, Michael Longe, Pim Van Meurs, Gaurav Tandon: Contextual prediction of user words and user actions. Nuance Communications, Michael A Glenn, Perkins Coie, January 20, 2015: US08938688 (12 worldwide citation)

An operating sequence for a handheld computing device manages the device to automatically detect cues describing the device's environmental and user actions performed with the device, learn which cues and cue combinations are relevant to predict user actions, and then in response to occurrence of th ...