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Alan R Tannenbaum, John M Zetts, Yu L An, Gordon W Arbeitman, Evon C Greanias, Guy F Verrier: Graphical user interface with gesture recognition in a multiapplication environment. International Business Machines Corporation, Jeffrey S LaBaw, John E Hoel, October 12, 1993: US05252951 (567 worldwide citation)

An advanced user interface for use with a computer system operating on an integrated operating environment. The integrated operating environment allows a plurality of application programs to be running simultaneously, one of which is designated the active application program to which all input data ...


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John M Zetts: Recognizing the cessation of motion of a pointing device on a display by comparing a group of signals to an anchor point. International Business Machines Corporation, George E Grosser, Joseph C Redmond Jr, April 4, 1995: US05404458 (147 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for efficiently distinguishing between different types of input signals simulated by a pointing device coupled to a multi-tasking computer system. The pointing device may be a stylus, finger or other device that moves across the surface of a touch screen or the like to generat ...


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John M Zetts: Computer based pen system and method for automatically cancelling unwanted gestures and preventing anomalous signals as inputs to such system. International Business Machines Corporation, Joseph C Redmond Jr, George E Grosser, Richard A Tomlin, October 29, 1996: US05570113 (146 worldwide citation)

A method and system for a pen-based computer system allow a user to automatically cancel a gesture in progress under several different conditions and terminate the operation of the system in a gesture recognition motion. In a first condition, a gesture cancel timeout period is stored in a memory of ...


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Guy F Verrier, John M Zetts: Architecture and method for communication of writing and erasing signals from a remote stylus to a digitizing display. International Business Machines, Paul T Kashimba, George E Grosser, December 12, 1995: US05475401 (80 worldwide citation)

An architecture is disclosed for communication of remote devices to a digitizing display. The architecture includes a contact sensing erasure mechanism and a position sensing erasure mechanism whose outputs are multiplexed for transmission from the stylus to an antenna located proximate to the digit ...


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John M Zetts: Apparatus and method for reducing system overhead while inking strokes in a finger or stylus-based input device of a data processing system. International Business Machines Corporation, Jeffrey S LaBaw, John E Hoel, December 21, 1993: US05272470 (57 worldwide citation)

The present invention reduces overhead processing of a data processing system by storing a predetermined number of points corresponding to the position of a pointing device as it moves on a workpad or other touch sensitive input device. A predetermined number of points are stored in a buffer, wherei ...


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Alan R Tannenbaum, John M Zetts: Handling multiple command recognition inputs in a multi-tasking graphical environment. International Business Machines Corporation, George E Grosser, John E Hoel, August 15, 1995: US05442376 (36 worldwide citation)

A method and system to recognize input events from a plurality of input devices. Each input device is coupled to a device driver or similar device specific code and a recognition provider. Upon attachment to the system, the recognition provider registers the known input events which the input device ...


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Walt Geddes, Gene R Griffin Jr, Diana S Wang, John M Zetts: Workflow process for managing digital broadcast program production. International Business Machines Corporation, Sawyer Law Group, June 8, 2004: US06747706 (11 worldwide citation)

Aspects are described for addressing workflow processing to manage digital broadcast program development and production. A workflow processing aspect includes managing a plurality of production stages to produce a digital broadcast program, and managing storage of data among ingest, object, and prog ...


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Guy F Verrier, John M Zetts: Architecture and method for communication of writing and erasing signals from a remote stylus to a digitizing display. Ibm Corporation, FAN BENGUO, January 18, 1995: CN94104985

An architecture is disclosed for communication of remote devices to a digitizing display. The architecture includes a contact sensing erasure mechanism and a position sensing erasure mechanism whose outputs are multiplexed for transmission from the stylus to an antenna located proximate to the digit ...


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John M Zetts: Apparatus and method for reducing system overhead while inking strokes in finger or stylus-based input device of data processing system. Ibm, JIANG HUA, April 28, 1993: CN92111113

The present invention reduces overhead processing of a data processing system by storing a predetermined number of points corresponding to the position of a pointing device as it moves on a workpad or other touch sensitive input device. A predetermined number of points are stored in a buffer, wherei ...


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John M Zetts: Method and apparatus for reducing system overhead in motion detector for touch screen-device in multi-tasking computer system. Ibm, YANG GUOXU, April 28, 1993: CN92111114

A method and apparatus for efficiently distinguishing between different types of input signals simulated by a pointing device coupled to a multi-tasking computer system. The pointing device may be a stylus, finger or other device that moves across the surface of a touch screen or the like to generat ...