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David Jon Kay, Ethan R Bradford, Pim van Meurs, Peter C Peddie: Contextual prediction of user words and user actions. Tegic Communications, Michael A Glenn, Glenn Patent Group, March 16, 2010: US07679534 (181 worldwide citation)

The invention concerns user entry of information into a system with an input device. A scheme is provided in which an entire word that a user wants to enter is predicted after the user enters a specific symbol, such as a space character. If the user presses an ambiguous key thereafter, rather than a ...


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Michael R Longe, Pim van Meurs: Virtual keyboard system with automatic correction. America Online Incorporated, Michael A Glenn, Glenn Patent Group, April 18, 2006: US07030863 (172 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed an enhanced text entry system which uses word-level analysis to correct inaccuracies automatically in user keystroke entries on reduced-size or virtual keyboards. A method and system are defined which determine one or more alternate textual interpretations of each sequence of inpu ...


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Ethan Robert Bradford, Keith Charles Hullfish, David J Kay, Pim Van Meurs, Michael R Longe: Explicit character filtering of ambiguous text entry. Tegic Communications, Michael A Glenn, Glenn Patent Group, May 4, 2010: US07712053 (152 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for explicit filtering in ambiguous text entry. The invention provides embodiments including various explicit text entry methodologies, such as 2-key and long pressing. The invention also provides means for matching words in a database using bu ...


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Alex Robinson, Ethan Bradford, David Kay, Pim Van Meurs, James Stephanick: Handwriting and voice input with automatic correction. Tegic Communications, Michael A Glenn, Glenn Patent Group, January 15, 2008: US07319957 (132 worldwide citation)

A hybrid approach to improve handwriting recognition and voice recognition in data process systems is disclosed. In one embodiment, a front end is used to recognize strokes, characters and/or phonemes. The front end returns candidates with relative or absolute probabilities of matching to the input. ...


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Michael R Longe, Pim Van Meurs: Virtual keyboard system with automatic correction. Tegic Communications, Michael A Glenn, Glenn Patent Group, April 5, 2011: US07920132 (62 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed an enhanced text entry system which determines one or more alternate textual interpretations of each sequence of inputs detected within a designated auto-correcting keyboard region. The actual contact locations for the keystrokes may occur outside the boundaries of the specific ke ...


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Jianchao Wu, Jenny Huang Yu Lai, Lian He, Pim van Meurs, Keng Chong Wong, Lu Zhang: System and method for disambiguating phonetic input. Tegic Communications, Michael A Glenn, Glenn Patent Group, July 1, 2008: US07395203 (56 worldwide citation)

A system and method for inputting Chinese characters using Pinyin without requiring the entry of a delimiter key between Pinyin entries in a reduced keyboard is disclosed. The system searches for all possible single or multiple Pinyin spellings based on the entered Latin alphabets. Once the user has ...


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James Stephanick, Richard Eyraud, David Jon Kay, Pim Van Meurs, Ethan Bradford, Michael R Longe: Method and apparatus utilizing voice input to resolve ambiguous manually entered text input. Tegic Communications, Michael A Glenn, Glenn Patent Group, May 18, 2010: US07720682 (47 worldwide citation)

From a text entry tool, a digital data processing device receives inherently ambiguous user input. Independent of any other user input, the device interprets the received user input against a vocabulary to yield candidates such as words (of which the user input forms the entire word or part such as ...


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Mark Samuelson, Pim Van Meurs, Michael R Longe: Mobile device retrieval and navigation. Tegic Communications, Chapin IP Law, Barry W Chapin Esq, November 23, 2010: US07840579 (30 worldwide citation)

In one general aspect, information is presented to a user by receiving a first input from a user and structuring the first input as a first stem. A separator is received designating subsequently-received input as a second input. The second input is received and the second input is structured as a se ...


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Pim van Meurs: System and method for chinese input using a joystick. America Online, Michael A Glenn, Glenn Patent Group, August 8, 2006: US07088861 (23 worldwide citation)

A Chinese text entry system and method is provided to allow users to enter a character to a device such as a cellular phone or a PDA by adding a first few strokes required for the character using a joystick or its equivalent. By simply moving the joystick to add one or more strokes which are used to ...


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Ann Naomi Aoki, Pim Van Meurs, Christina James: Method and apparatus for text input in various languages. Tegic Communications, Michael A Glenn, Glenn Patent Group, December 22, 2009: US07636083 (16 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for facilitating text input for network applications, such as, for example, wireless applications, are described. Multiple input signals are received from a user, each input signal corresponding to a key within a user input interface and further representing Latin, e.g. Englis ...