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Allard David Joseph, Canova Francis James Jr, Johnson Debra Ann Gawne, Lanier Charles Sterling, Lewis James Robert, Tiller Byron Kevin, Villafana William, Yee Raymond Lee: Personal communicator having improved zoom and pan functions.. Ibm, May 3, 1995: EP0651543-A2 (146 worldwide citation)

A mobile, hand-held personal communicator 10 includes a casing 12 for housing a cellular phone, modem, and data processing system. Graphics image files 142 are stored and can be selectively displayed on a touchscreen display 26, 28. A zoom function magnifies areas of a graphics image 142, such as a ...


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Allard David Joseph, Canova Francis James Jr, Johnson Debra Ann Gawne, Lanier Charles Sterling, Lewis James Robert, Villafana William, Wulf James Christian: Personal communicator having a touch sensitive contol panel.. Ibm, May 3, 1995: EP0651544-A2 (69 worldwide citation)

A handheld, mobile personal communicator 10 has a user interface comprising a touchscreen display 28. The communicator 10 also has an editing function. In an editor mode, a first screen 150 is displayed containing a limited data entry area 152 and a full keyboard 156. By selecting a predetermined ke ...


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Allard David Joseph, Lewis James Robert, Johnson Debra Ann Gawne, Canova Jr Francis James, Lanier Charles Sterling, Villafana William, Tiller Byron Kevin, Yee Raymond Lee, Goodwin Julie Francis, Stout Jean Luter, Eastwood Peter Roland, Hsieh Daniel Ming Te, Au Connie Yudip: Apparatus and method for marking text on a display screen in a personal communication device. Ibm, February 28, 1996: EP0698845-A1 (20 worldwide citation)

Provided is a personal communications device having a touch sensitive display screen, in which text may be marked by a user to be used with different applications. In particular, to begin marking, a user has to maintain his touch at a location on the screen for a short predetermined period of time u ...


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Allard David Joseph, Lewis James Robert, Johnson Debra Ann Gawne, Canova Francis James Jr, Lanier Charles Sterling, William Villajuana, Tiller Byron Kevin, Yee Raymond L, Goodwin Julie Francis, Stout Jean L, Peter Roland Eastwood, Daniel Ming Te Hsieh, Au Connie Yudip: Device and method for marking text on display screen of personal communication equipment. Internatl Business Mach Corp &Lt IBM&Gt, May 17, 1996: JP1996-125724

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To efficiently retrieve specified data to be displayed by permitting a user to start a mark mode on the contact overlay film of a display device and marking a desired number of text. SOLUTION: The user can use a device 2 as a cellular telephone set by permitting the user to dep ...


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Allard David Joseph, Beatty Brent A, Canova Francis James Jr, Debauche Bradley J, Hsieh Danile M, Johnson Debra Ann Gawne, Lanier Charles Sterling, Lewis James Robert, Tiller Byron K, Villafana William, Yee Raymond L: Personal communication machine with contrast control mechanism. Internatl Business Mach Corp &Lt IBM&Gt, July 28, 1995: JP1995-193620

PURPOSE: To provide a personal communication equipment(PC) having an LCD (liquid crystal display device) which is used in a wide range of temperature conditions by operating push buttons for sound volume adjustment and controlling the contrast of the LCD in accordance with touch to a touch-sensitive ...


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Allard David Joseph, Canova Francis James Jr, Johnson Debra Ann Gawne, Lanier Charles Sterling, Lewis James Robert, Villafana William, Wulf James Christian: Personal communication equipment with reducible keyboard. Internatl Business Mach Corp &Lt IBM&Gt, July 28, 1995: JP1995-193866

PURPOSE: To make a touch screen display suitable for a handheld mobile personal communication unit by constituting the touch screen display by an extensible/ reducible data display area and a reducible/extensible keyboard. CONSTITUTION: A user interface including a touch screen display is provided w ...


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Allard David Joseph, Lewis James Robert, Johnson Debra Ann Gawne, Canova Jun Francis James, Lanier Charles Sterling, Villafana William, Tiller Byron Kevin, Yee Raymond Lee, Stout Jean Luter, Eastwood Peter Rowland, Hsieh Daniel Ming Te, Au Connie Yudip: Method for generating icon from plural image segments and device therefor. Internatl Business Mach Corp &Lt IBM&Gt, February 16, 1996: JP1996-044526

PURPOSE: To provide a method and device for generating and displaying an icon on an image screen. CONSTITUTION: This is a device and method for displaying an icon on a screen. A random access memory 18 stores a series of line segments forming the icon. Each icon is formed as a linear combination of ...