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Benoit Sevigny
Benoit Sevigny: Processing image data. Discreet Logic, Alan H MacPherson, Omkar K Suryadevara, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson Franklin & Friel, April 18, 2000: US06052109 (1 worldwide citation)

Displayed picture points are re-locatable in response to manual operation of an interface device such as a stylus or a mouse etc. The interface device is activated, by being placed into pressure or by clicking, and an identified picture point is subsequently moved in response to manual operation of ...


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Steven Jobs
Bas Ording, Steven P Jobs, Donald J Lindsay: User interface for providing consolidation and access. Apple, Buchanan Ingersoll Rooney PC, October 7, 2008: US07434177 (176 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for providing graphical user interfaces are described. To provide greater access and consolidation to frequently used items in the graphical user interface, a userbar is established which includes a plurality of item representations. To permit a greater number of items to reside ...


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Steven Jobs
Bas Ording, Steven P Jobs, Donald J Lindsay: User interface for providing consolidation and access. Apple, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC, April 28, 2009: US07526738 (101 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for providing graphical user interfaces are described. To provide greater access and consolidation to frequently used items in the graphical user interface, a userbar is established which includes a plurality of item representations. To permit a greater number of items to reside ...


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Steven Jobs
Bas Ording, Steven P Jobs, Donald J Lindsay: User interface for providing consolidation and access. Apple, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC, October 4, 2011: US08032843 (10 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for providing graphical user interfaces are described. To provide greater access and consolidation to frequently used items in the graphical user interface, a userbar is established which includes a plurality of item representations. To permit a greater number of items to reside ...


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William T Freeman, Craig D Weissman: Hand gesture machine control system. Mitsubishi Electric Information Technology Center America, Robert K Tendler Esq, January 14, 1997: US05594469 (807 worldwide citation)

A system for the control from a distance of machines having displays incls hand gesture detection in which the hand gesture causes movement of an on-screen hand icon over an on-screen machine control icon, with the hand icon moving the machine control icon in accordance with sensed hand movements to ...


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Timothy R Pryor, Peter Smith: Man machine interfaces and applications. Douglas E Jackson, Stites & Harbison PLLC, May 9, 2006: US07042440 (500 worldwide citation)

Affordable methods and apparatus are disclosed for inputting position, attitude (orientation) or other object characteristic data to computers for the purpose of Computer Aided Design, Painting, Medicine, Teaching, Gaming, Toys, Simulations, Aids to the disabled, and internet or other experiences. P ...


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Sentihil Kumar, Jakub Segen: Video hand image-three-dimensional computer interface with multiple degrees of freedom. Lucent Technologies, November 14, 2000: US06147678 (493 worldwide citation)

A video gesture-based three-dimensional computer interface system that uses images of hand gestures to control a computer and that tracks motion of the user's hand or a portion thereof in a three-dimensional coordinate system with ten degrees of freedom. The system includes a computer with image pro ...


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Louis B Rosenberg, Adam C Braun, Mike D Levin: Method and apparatus for controlling force feedback interface systems utilizing a host computer. Immersion Human Interface Corporation, Hickman Beyer & Weaver, March 31, 1998: US05734373 (470 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for controlling and providing force feedback using an interface device manipulated by a user. A microprocessor is provided local to the interface device and reads sensor data from sensors that describes the position and/or other information about a user object moved by the use ...


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David W Gillespie, Timothy P Allen, Ralph C Wolf, Shawn P Day: Object position detector with edge motion feature and gesture recognition. Synaptics Incorporated, Sierra Patent Group, July 2, 2002: US06414671 (454 worldwide citation)

Methods for recognizing gestures made by a conductive object on a touch-sensor pad and for cursor motion are disclosed. Tapping, drags, pushes, extended drags and variable drags gestures are recognized by analyzing the position, pressure, and movement of the conductive object on the sensor pad durin ...


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John S Underkoffler, Kevin T Parent, Kwindla H Kramer: System and method for gesture based control system. Oblong, Courtney Staniford & Gregory, October 6, 2009: US07598942 (432 worldwide citation)

The system provides a gestural interface to various visually presented elements, presented on a display screen or screens. A gestural vocabulary includes ‘instantaneous’ commands, in which forming one or both hands into the appropriate ‘pose’ results in an immediate, one-time action; and ‘spatial’ c ...



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