1
David Wayne Flynt, Bryan T Agnetta, Sally Louise Barton, Eduardo L Escardo Raffo, Tirthankar Sengupta, Peter G Chin, Hok Sum Horace Luke: Tile space user interface for mobile devices. Microsoft Corporation, Woodcock Washburn, April 26, 2011: US07933632 (123 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for providing a user interface for mobile devices enable data and services available through the mobile device to be represented as a set of tiles maintained in a display space. The tiles provide a snapshot of the current state of content available through the mobile device witho ...


2
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 ...


3
Shawna Julie Davis, Peter G Chin, Tirthankar Sengupta, Priyanka Singhal, Benjamin F Carter, Peter Gregory Davis: Easy word selection and selection ahead of finger. Microsoft Corporation, Andrew Sanders, Micky Minhas, April 22, 2014: US08704783 (7 worldwide citation)

The described embodiments allow for the selection of content in a touch screen display. The method includes detecting a single tap on a word of text in a text editing field in a touch screen, and responsive to the single tap selecting the word of text in whole. In another embodiment additional conte ...


4
David W Flynt, Bryan T Agnetta, Sally Louise Barton, Eduardo Escardo Raffo, Tirthankar Sengupta, Peter G Chin, Hok Sum Horace Luke: Tile space user interface for mobile devices. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Aaron Chatterjee, Kate Drakos, Micky Minhas, April 28, 2015: US09020565 (4 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for providing a user interface for mobile devices enable data and services available through the mobile device to be represented as a set of tiles maintained in a display space. The tiles provide a snapshot of the current state of content available through the mobile device witho ...


5
Benjamin F Carter, Priyanka Singhal, Shawna Julie Davis, Tirthankar Sengupta, Jeffrey Cheng Yao Fong, Ryan Terry Bickel, Peter Gregory Davis: Pointer tool with touch-enabled precise placement. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Judy Yee, Micky Minhas, March 22, 2016: US09292161 (3 worldwide citation)

A pointer tool in a touch-screen display is disclosed. The method includes activating a pointer tool in a touch screen display in response to contact with an area of the touch screen and persisting the displaying of the pointer tool in the touch screen display after the contact with the touch screen ...


6
Eric Norman Badger, Drew Elliott Linerud, Itai Almog, Timothy S Paek, Parthasarathy Sundararajan, Kenneth R Walters, Andrew Douglas Peterson, Shawna Julie Davis, Tirthankar Sengupta: Typing assistance for editing. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Aaron Chatterjee, Kate Drakos, Micky Minhas, October 20, 2015: US09165257 (3 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods are disclosed for providing feedback and guidance to touch screen device users to improve the text entry user experience and performance. According to one embodiment, a method comprises receiving a text entry, receiving input on a touch screen in the form of a first single touc ...


7
Matthias Baer, Michael Connolly, Alejandro Steckler, Sogol Malekzadeh, Tirthankar Sengupta: User-configurable activation of card applets. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Nicholas Chen, Kate Drakos, Micky Minhas, June 23, 2015: US09064247 (1 worldwide citation)

Card applets associated with an electronic wallet are activated and deactivated based on user-defined rules. Based on the rules and a device state, a card emulation state and card applet states are modified to enable or disable completion of transactions. The transactions are between a computing dev ...


8
Eric Norman Badger, Drew Elliott Linerud, Itai Almog, Timothy S Paek, Parthasarathy Sundararajan, Kenneth R Walters, Andrew Douglas Peterson, Shawna Julie Davis, Tirthankar Sengupta: Typing assistance for editing. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Klarquist Sparkman, November 13, 2018: US10126936

Apparatus and methods are disclosed for providing feedback and guidance to touch screen device users to improve the text entry user experience and performance. According to one embodiment, a method comprises receiving a text entry, receiving input on a touch screen in the form of a first single touc ...


9
David W Flynt, Bryan T Agnetta, Sally Louise Barton, Eduardo L Escardo Raffo, Tirthankar Sengupta, Peter G Chin, Hok Sum Horace Luke: Tile space user interface for mobile devices. MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, Aaron Chatterjee, Kate Drakos, Micky Minhas, June 2, 2015: US09046984

Systems and methods for providing a user interface for mobile devices enable data and services available through the mobile device to be represented as a set of tiles maintained in a display space. The tiles provide a snapshot of the current state of content available through the mobile device witho ...


10