Joost Kemink, Yevgeniy Eugene Shteyn: Remote control device with location dependent interface. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, Gwenaelle LePennec, May 13, 2003: US06563430 (312 worldwide citation)

A user control interface is provided that is location dependent. Context control parameters are associated with location, and the user control interface is customized to the context within which the device is being operated. The control interface includes the presentation of context sensitive inform ...

Willem Bulthuis, Yevgeniy Eugene Shteyn, Mieko Kusano, Robert Lambourne, Lisa Holzhauser: Hand-ear user interface for hand-held device. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, Kevin H Fortin, December 20, 2005: US06978127 (209 worldwide citation)

A hand-held information processing device, such as a mobile phone, has a thumb wheel that lets the user scan a circular array of options. Each respective one of the options is represented by a respective audio output that gets played out when the wheel is turned a notch up or down. This enables the ...

Yevgeniy Eugene Shteyn: Time- and location-driven personalized TV. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, Gwenaelle Le Pennec, August 26, 2003: US06611654 (134 worldwide citation)

A server system enables a subscriber to select a specific broadcast program for recording and a specific location and time frame for play-out of the recorded program.

Yevgeniy Eugene Shteyn, Paul John Rankin, Simon Royce Turner: Mobile micro portal. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, Kevw Simons, August 24, 2004: US06782253 (111 worldwide citation)

A geographic region has a network of beacons. Each beacon transmits a short-range facilitation signal for receipt on a user's mobile communication device. The facilitation signal initiates associating the facilitation signal with a service and conditionally alerts the user to the service via th ...

Yevgeniy Eugene Shteyn: Method for enabling interaction between two home networks of different software architectures. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, Kevin Simons, September 9, 2003: US06618764 (107 worldwide citation)

Home networks of different software architectures are integrated with each other. References to software representations of devices and services on a first one of the networks are automatically created. The references are semantically sufficient to enable automatic creation of at least partly functi ...

Yevgeniy Eugene Shteyn: Method and apparatus for a low data-rate network to be represented on and controllable by high data-rate home audio/video interoperability (HAVi) network. U S Philips Corporation, Peter Verdonk, March 6, 2001: US06199136 (92 worldwide citation)

A PC-based home automation system uses a low data-rate transport layer and COM-based software components for control of devices in a home automation network. The home automation system is merged with a messaging-based HAVi-network that uses IEEE 1394 as a high data-rate transport layer. The HAVi-net ...

Yevgeniy Eugene Shteyn: Control property is mapped modally compatible GUI element. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, Gwenaelle Le Pennec, August 13, 2002: US06434447 (58 worldwide citation)

An information processing system has an electronic device and a controller for control of a functionality of the device. An abstract representation of the functionality is provided to the controller. The abstract representation exposes a modality of controlling the functionality. The controller enab ...

Mark B Hoffberg, Yevgeniy Eugene Shteyn: Content-driven speech-or audio-browser. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, Gwenaelle LePennec, February 11, 2003: US06519564 (54 worldwide citation)

The Internet is searched in order to find resources that provide streamable audio such as live Internet broadcasts. The resources are identified based on their file extension and are categorized according to, e.g., the natural language or music style. The user is enabled to browse the collection bas ...

Jan Van Ee, Yevgeniy Eugene Shteyn: Clustering of task-associated objects for effecting tasks among a system and its environmental devices. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, Chris Horgan, January 25, 2005: US06848104 (47 worldwide citation)

Tasking systems and methods are provided that support user interfaces for displaying objects, the displayed objects enabling user access to resources that provide for effecting tasks among the system and devices of the systems' environment. More particularly, tasking systems and methods are provided ...

Yevgeniy Eugene Shteyn: Partitioning of MP3 content file for emulating streaming. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, May 5, 2009: US07529806 (41 worldwide citation)

An electronic file, e.g., an MP3 file, is partitioned into a sequence of segments at the server side. The first segment is played out upon downloading. While the first segment is being played out, the second is being downloaded and buffered so that it is available when the play out of the first segm ...