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Sung M Choi, Jan Van Ee: Graphical user interface touch screen with an auto zoom feature. Edward W Goodman, April 3, 2001: US06211856 (200 worldwide citation)

A graphical user interface “touch screen” having an entire collection of icons displayed at a scale in which the individual function of each icon is recognizable, but too small to easily access features of the function, and wherein upon touching the screen area accommodating an area of the icon, the ...


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Jan Van Ee: Hand-held with auto-zoom for graphical display of Web page. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, Jeroen Heuvelman, October 15, 2002: US06466203 (143 worldwide citation)

A mobile phone has a display with a touch screen. The device has a browser and is capable of retrieving a Web page from the Internet. The page is first displayed in its entirety. The user can recognize the page's general lay-out and presence of hyperlinks. When the user touches a particular loc ...


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Jan van Ee, Paul S Moore, Guy J Roberts: GUI of remote control facilitates user-friendly editing of macros. U S Philips Corporation, Peter Verdonk, March 27, 2001: US06208341 (126 worldwide citation)

A remote control device for a home theater has a macro creation/editing mode with authoring tools on the remote's GUI. One of the editing tools lets the user move a selected macro step visibly up or down the list of steps on the GUI.


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Maurice Johannes Cuijpers, Jan Van Ee: Directional navigation within a graphical user interface. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, Jeroen Heuvelman, September 2, 2003: US06614455 (60 worldwide citation)

In a graphical user interface, preferably for use with a television and set top box, menu navigation is achieved through use of a directional input. From the directional input and a current position, a fitness measure is derived for each menu option. From the fitness measure, a processing device gue ...


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Jan Van Ee, Yevgeniy Eugene Shteyn: Clustering of task-associated objects for effecting tasks among a system and its environmental devices. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, Chris Horgan, January 25, 2005: US06848104 (46 worldwide citation)

Tasking systems and methods are provided that support user interfaces for displaying objects, the displayed objects enabling user access to resources that provide for effecting tasks among the system and devices of the systems' environment. More particularly, tasking systems and methods are provided ...


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Jan van Ee, Frederik Ekkel: System and method for interleaving infrared command codes with identifier codes. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, Dicran Halajian, August 10, 2004: US06774813 (41 worldwide citation)

A universal programmable remote is programmed for being used with a specific apparatus. A sequence of test codes is sent to the apparatus until the apparatus responds. The test codes comprise tags that are sent along. The tags fall all within a same narrow frequency band. An STB that is eavesdroppin ...


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Maurice Cuijpers, Jan Van Ee, Roel Foppema: Seamlessly combined freely moving cursor and jumping highlights navigation. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, Edward W Goodman, September 20, 2005: US06947062 (34 worldwide citation)

A remote control, operating an on-screen set-top box (STB) menu, has a force sensitive resistor (FSR) for coarse or free navigation and a keypad, placed around the FSR, for fine navigation. A user gets feedback by a highlighted item or an on-screen cursor when operating the FSR and by the highlighte ...


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Maurice Cuijpers, Jan Van Ee, Roel Foppema: SYSTEM FOR DISPLAY INFORMATION CONTENT ON A SCREEN HAVING A LIMITED VIEWING AREA BY USING STATISTICS PROVIDED BY A USER HISTORY FILE TO DISPLAY IN VISIBLE PORTION OF THE SCREEN A USER-CONTROLLABLE CURSOR ON A MOST FREQUENTLY PREVIOUSLY SELECTED MATCHING HYPERLINK. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, Michael J Ure, February 15, 2005: US06857010 (26 worldwide citation)

A method for displaying information content enabling user-friendly navigation through content. When the user accesses information content, a cursor is initially positioned such as to indicate an element of information content that was determined from a user's profile. An Internet browser positions t ...


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Maurice Cuijpers, Jan Van Ee: Baby monitor, system, and method and control of remote devices. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, Kevin Fortin, October 8, 2002: US06462664 (24 worldwide citation)

A baby monitor system incorporated into a receiver of the baby monitor circuitry that can remotely control an electric or electronic device when the output sound level of the receiver reaches a reference level. The control can be by infrared, radio frequency or hardwire transmission of a volume cont ...


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Jan Van Ee, Yevgeniy Eugene Shteyn: Clustering of task-associated objects for effecting tasks among a system and its environmental devices. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, March 16, 2010: US07681194 (21 worldwide citation)

Tasking systems and methods are provided that support user interfaces for displaying objects, the displayed objects enabling user access to resources that provide for effecting tasks among the system and devices of the systems' environment. More particularly, tasking systems and methods are provided ...



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