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Shamik Bandyopadhyay, G Eric Engstrom, Vikram Kapoor, Kathryn C Lemson: Prevention of accidental device activation. Microsoft Corporation, Klarquist Sparkman, November 13, 2012: US08311514 (47 worldwide citation)

The present application allows wake-up and unlock operations to occur using a single event, such as a single keystroke. Additionally, a check is made to ensure that activation was caused by human touch, not an object. In one embodiment, an area of a mobile device is designated as a wake-up area, whi ...


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Shamik Bandyopadhyay, Donald A Barnett, Vikram Kapoor, Veronica Y Law, Kathryn C Lemson, Tirthankar Sengupta, Divya Tyamagundlu, Ahmad Bilal: Above-lock camera access. Microsoft Corporation, Sung Kim, Andrew Sanders, Micky Minhas, August 19, 2014: US08811948 (33 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods are disclosed for allowing smart phone users to “capture the moment” by allowing easy access to a camera application when a mobile device is in an above-lock (or locked) mode, while also preventing unauthorized access to other smart phone functionality. According to one embodim ...


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Aaron Sauve, Shamik Bandyopadhyay, Kathryn C Lemson, Jannes Paul Peters, Eric Bennett, Ahmad Bilal: Entry points to image-related applications in a mobile device. MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, Miia Sula, Judy Yee, Micky Minhas, September 20, 2016: US09448813 (1 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus is provided for operating a mobile device having stored thereon a plurality of applications (“apps”) that are each configured to capture an image. The method includes receiving first user input data requesting invocation of a given one of the applications. The given applicatio ...


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Veronica Y Law, Kathryn C Lemson, Lejie Xu: Automatic multimedia slideshows for social media-enabled mobile devices. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Klarquist Sparkman, October 16, 2018: US10102208

Apparatus, computer-readable storage media, and methods are disclosed for allowing wireless communication device users to retrieve and view photographs, videos, and other media content using mobile computing platforms for display using a slideshow application. According to one disclosed embodiment, ...


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Aaron Joseph Sauvé, Jeffery G Arnold, Kathryn C Lemson: Metadata-based photo and/or video animation. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Wade IP Law, April 3, 2018: US09934252

Techniques are described herein that are capable of providing metadata-based photo and/or video animation. For instance, multiple images (e.g., still images) of a scene may be combined into an image sequence. An image may be selected from the multiple images to represent the scene. Such an image may ...


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Veronica Y Law, Kathryn C Lemson, Lejie Xu: Automatic multimedia slideshows for social media-enabled mobile devices. Microsoft Corporation, May 3, 2012: US20120108293-A1

Apparatus, computer-readable storage media, and methods are disclosed for allowing wireless communication device users to retrieve and view photographs, videos, and other media content using mobile computing platforms for display using a slideshow application. According to one disclosed embodiment, ...


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Shamik Bandyopadhyay, G Eric Engstrom, Vikram Kapoor, Kathryn C Lemson: Prevention of accidental device activation. Microsoft Corporation, March 22, 2012: US20120071149-A1

The present application allows wake-up and unlock operations to occur using a single event, such as a single keystroke. Additionally, a check is made to ensure that activation was caused by human touch, not an object. In one embodiment, an area of a mobile device is designated as a wake-up area, whi ...


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Shamik Bandyopadhyay, Donald A Barnett, Vikram Kapoor, Veronica Y Law, Kathryn C Lemson, Tirthankar Sengupta, Divya Tyamagundlu, Ahmad Bilal: Above-lock camera access. Microsoft Corporation, January 12, 2012: US20120009896-A1

Apparatus and methods are disclosed for allowing smart phone users to “capture the moment” by allowing easy access to a camera application when a mobile device is in an above-lock (or locked) mode, while also preventing unauthorized access to other smart phone functionality. According to one embodim ...


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Shamik Bandyopadhyay, Donald A Barnett, Vikram Kapoor, Veronica Y Law, Kathryn C Lemson, Tirthankar Sengupta: Above-lock camera access. Microsoft Corporation, yang ji, April 4, 2012: CN201110204686

Apparatus and methods are disclosed for allowing smart phone users to 'capture the moment' by allowing easy access to a camera application when a mobile device is in an above-lock (or locked) mode, while also preventing unauthorized access to other smart phone functionality. According to one embodim ...