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John Lattyak, John T Kim, Steven K Moy, Laurent An Minh Nguyen: Progress indication for a digital work. Amazon Technologies, Lee & Hayes PLLC, July 29, 2014: US08793575 (33 worldwide citation)

A user's progress through a digital work may be presented using a progress bar. The progress bar may display a visualization of consumed text of the digital work with respect to unconsumed text of the digital work. An expanded portion of the progress bar may also be displayed. A reading rate associa ...


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John T Kim, Joseph J Hebenstreit: Optical assembly for electronic devices. Amazon Technologies, Lee & Hayes PLLC, February 26, 2013: US08382295 (23 worldwide citation)

A electronic device that includes an optical assembly containing a projector, an imager, or both is described. The optical assembly may be disposed in an accessory such as a cover for the electronic device, or the electronic device itself. The optical assembly may be attached by a flexible connector ...


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John T Kim, Joseph J Hebenstreit, Christopher Green, Kevin E Keller: Touch-screen user interface. Amazon Technologies, Lee & Hayes PLLC, May 28, 2013: US08451238 (21 worldwide citation)

A user interface for a touch-screen display of a dedicated handheld electronic book reader device is described. The user interface detects human gestures manifest as pressure being applied by a finger or stylus to regions on the touch-screen display. In one implementation, the touch-screen user inte ...


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John T Kim, Joseph J Hebenstreit, Christopher Green, Kevin E Keller: Touch-screen user interface. Amazon Technologies, Lee & Hayes PLLC, June 25, 2013: US08471824 (20 worldwide citation)

A user interface for a touch-screen display of a dedicated handheld electronic book reader device is described. The user interface detects human gestures manifest as pressure being applied by a finger or stylus to regions on the touch-screen display. In one implementation, the touch-screen user inte ...


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Marcos Frid, Rajiv Kotesh Ghanta, Joseph J Hebenstreit, John T Kim: Electronic device with haptic feedback. Amazon Technologies, Lee & Hayes PLLC, February 19, 2013: US08378979 (17 worldwide citation)

Haptic feedback may be provided to a user of an electronic device, such as an electronic book reader device, to confirm receipt of user input or otherwise convey information to the user. The haptic feedback may be provided more quickly than a display update time of a display of the electronic device ...


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John T Kim, Christopher Green, Joseph J Hebenstreit, Kevin E Keller: Touch-screen user interface. Amazon Technologies, Lee & Hayes PLLC, January 7, 2014: US08624851 (15 worldwide citation)

A user interface for a touch-screen display of a dedicated handheld electronic book reader device is described. The user interface detects human gestures manifest as pressure being applied by a finger or stylus to regions on the touch-screen display. In one implementation, the touch-screen user inte ...


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John T Kim: Bookmark navigation user interface. Amazon Technologies, Lee & Hayes PLLC, December 29, 2015: US09223475 (10 worldwide citation)

A user interface for a touch-screen display of an electronic book reader device is described. The user interface has a bookmark feature designed to facilitate navigation through bookmarked locations in digital content items, such as electronic books, in response to use input via the touch-screen dis ...


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John T Kim: Chapter navigation user interface. Amazon Technologies, Shiv S Naimpally, Lee & Hayes PLLC, June 14, 2016: US09367227 (7 worldwide citation)

A user interface for a touch-screen display of an electronic book reader device is described. The user interface facilitates chapter navigation among the various chapters in digital content items, such as electronic books, in response to use input via the touch-screen display. Multiple techniques fo ...


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John T Kim: Last screen rendering for electronic book reader. Lee & Hayes PLLC, April 8, 2014: US08692763 (7 worldwide citation)

A handheld dedicated electronic book (“eBook”) reader device and last screen rendering techniques for enhancing user experience are described. The eBook reader device detects certain screen conversion events, such as a timeout period, a scheduled event, or an event derived from user behavior. Upon d ...


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Laurent An Minh Nguyen, John T Kim, Jay M Pucket, Mitchell A Yawitz: Zone-associated objects. Amazon Technologies, Lee & Hayes PLLC, January 31, 2012: US08108793 (6 worldwide citation)

Zone-associated objects enable easier consumption of electronic media items that are presented to a user on a screen of a computing device. Zone-associated objects enable displaying electronic content on the screen of the computing device, the screen having multiple zones. Each object presented on t ...