Resources Contact Us Home
Browse by: INVENTOR PATENT HOLDER PATENT NUMBER DATE
 
 
Method and apparatus for selecting an object within a user interface by performing a gesture










Image Number 8 for United States Patent #8122384.

One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that facilitates invoking a command. During operation, the system suggests with a graphic element a gesture to use to invoke a command. The system then receives the gesture from a user at a device. Note that the gesture is received via an input mechanism, and also note that the gesture is a predetermined manipulation of the input mechanism. The system then determines a graphic element within the user interface that is associated with the gesture. Finally, upon determining the object associated with the gesture, the system invokes the command associated with the graphic element.








 
 
  Recently Added Patents
Washing machine
System and method for controlling device location determination
System and method for detecting crop rows in an agricultural field
Systems, methods, and devices for selling transaction instruments via web-based tool
Pipette device
Modulation of TIM receptor activity in combination with cytoreductive therapy
Closed cell culture system
  Randomly Featured Patents
Face recognition using face tracker classifier data
Heater for asphalt pavement or the like
SERS-active structures having nanoscale dimensions
Spring-return, pneumatic actuator
Lamp body control system
System for automatically opening and closing doors of vehicles
Enclosure for a network computer
Friction compensation in a vehicle steering system
Preparation of pyrophosphates
Optical polarization restoration apparatus