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Naughton Patrick J, Warth Chris, Clanton Charles H Iii, Palrang Joseph M, Gosling James A, Frank Edward H, Lavallee David A, Sheridan R Michael: Improved graphical user interface with method and apparatus for interfacing to remote devices.. Firstperson, November 30, 1994: EP0626635-A2 (163 worldwide citation)

An intuitive graphical user interface is based upon a geographic map structure, and includes a system for controlling remote external electronic devices. In the defined graphical user interface, each Space of the geographic map structure is rendered on a touch screen display as a graphic image of a ...


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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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Dodson John Paul, Amro Hatim Yousef: Accessing television program information. Ibm, June 17, 1998: EP0848554-A2 (117 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a system and method for accessing television program information, particularly context sensitive information, some of which may be found through the Internet. Program information on a television 100 may be interactively displayed by receiving a request for program in ...


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Selker Edwin Joseph: Tactile feedback mechanism for cursor control.. Ibm, July 27, 1994: EP0607580-A1 (110 worldwide citation)

The present invention integrates a feedback means with a cursor control device wherein the feedback signal to the operator of the cursor control device is independent of the means for generating cursor control information. An embodiment of the present invention integrates an indicating rod in a poin ...


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Allen J C Porter: Method and apparatus for displaying multiple graphics images in a mixed video graphics display. ATI International, Markison & Reckamp P C, March 27, 2001: US06208354 (107 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for storing and displaying multiple graphical images in a mixed video and graphics display is accomplished by determining an amount of memory sufficient to display a single graphics image in a subset of the display. Once the amount of memory required for a single image is dete ...


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Wellner Pierre: Interactive copying system.. Rank Xerox, November 2, 1994: EP0622722-A2 (104 worldwide citation)

A system for generating new documents (20) from originals (4) containing text and/or images (22,28) employing e.g. a camera-projector system (6,8) focussed on a work surface (2), in conjunction with a copier or printer. In use, the camera 6 captures various manual operations carried out by the user, ...


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Blouin Jean: Modifying image data. Discreet Logic, February 3, 1999: GB2327838-A (88 worldwide citation)

An image data modifying system has devices for image storage, display, processing and manual control. The storage device is arranged to store many modifying textures in the form of stamps having fewer pixels than a full image frame. The processing device constructs a new texture stamp by scaling a f ...


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Tilman Reinhardt, Robert Seidl: Method and apparatus for image assisted modeling of three-dimensional scenes. Adobe Systems, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, December 25, 2001: US06333749 (84 worldwide citation)

A computer-assisted technique for constructing a three-dimensional model on top of one or more images (e.g., photographs) such that the model's parameters automatically match those of the real world object depicted in the photograph(s). Camera parameters such as focal length, position, and orie ...


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Miyashita Takeshi: Icon drawing system, icon drawing method and electronic device. Sony, August 12, 2004: JP2004-227393 (68 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To dynamically allocate a plurality of icons to a plurality of positions set on a prescribed track in a screen, and to reduce a burden on a CPU when drawing the icon in determined size in each position, so as to improve display speed.SOLUTION: Three icons 44, 45, 46 in a positi ...


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Thomas P Moran, Elin R Pedersen, Michael K McCall, Frank G Halasz: Wiping metaphor as a user interface for operating on graphical objects on an interactive graphical display. Xerox Corporation, Rosen Dainow & Jacobs Liability Partnership, August 20, 1996: US05548705 (66 worldwide citation)

A computer-controlled graphics display system using object-based representations of the displayed objects, and cooperating with a user-operated motion-sensitive input device. A powerful user interface technique called "wiping" is described. This allows selection by the user of target objects to be a ...