CN102736742A - Portable electronic apparatus and control method for display direction thereof - Google Patents

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CN102736742A
CN102736742A CN2011100817625A CN201110081762A CN102736742A CN 102736742 A CN102736742 A CN 102736742A CN 2011100817625 A CN2011100817625 A CN 2011100817625A CN 201110081762 A CN201110081762 A CN 201110081762A CN 102736742 A CN102736742 A CN 102736742A
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廖伟杰
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The invention relates to a portable electronic apparatus and a control method for display direction thereof. The portable electronic apparatus comprises a display module, a holding-sensing module , an orientation-sensing module and a processing module; the display module is used to display a picture; the holding-sensing module is used to sense an operation of holding by a user; the orientation-sensing module is used to sense a placement position corresponding to the display module; the processing module is used to switch the display orientation of the picture according to the placement orientation and lock the picture at the orientation when determining that the holding operation toward the orientation is consistent for a certain time or receiving an operation signal under the same state of holding The invention enables [portable electronic apparatus and the control method for display direction thereof enable] the operation of the uses to be more convenient and humanized.

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便携式电子装置及其显示方向控制方法 The portable electronic device and a method of controlling a display direction

技术领域 FIELD

[0001] 本发明涉及一种便携式电子装置,特别是一种通过检测使用者手部的握持操作以控制其显示屏幕的显示方向的便携式电子装置。 [0001] The present invention relates to a portable electronic device, in particular by a user's hand holding the detector to control operation of the portable electronic device using a display direction of the screen. 此外本发明亦包括应用于便携式电子装置的显示方向控制方法。 Furthermore, the present invention also includes a portable electronic device display direction is applied to the control method.

背景技术 Background technique

[0002] 便携式电子装置为了强调便携性及节省空间等特性,其结构大体上朝向轻薄短小的趋势加以设计,以方便使用者以单手或双手握持使用。 [0002] In order to emphasize the portable electronic device portability and space-saving properties, the structure is generally designed to be a trend towards compact size to facilitate the user gripping with one hand or both hands to use. 随着所使用的软件程序界面不同,便携式电子装置在显示屏幕所呈现画面的显示方向亦有直式或横式等区别。 As used different interface software program, a portable electronic device display screen also displays the difference between the direction of a screen or a horizontal straight like presentation. 为了让便携式电子装置在使用上更加人性化,现今不少便携式电子装置会装设方位感测组件,例如重力感测器(G-sensor)或陀螺仪等,藉由这些方位感测组件来感测使用者目前所握持的方位或倾斜角度不同,而对应调整画面的显示方向,以利于使用者可依需求随时进行切换。 In order for the portable electronic device in a more humane use, many portable electronic device will now be installed position sensing assembly, such as gravity sensor (G-sensor) or a gyroscope, etc., by which to sense the position sensing assembly different users currently measured grip orientation or the inclination angle, and the corresponding adjustment screen display direction, in order to facilitate the needs of users may be switched at any time. [0003] 运用前述方位感测组件虽然提供了显示方向切换的便利性,然而在使用者握持过程中,可能因为便携式电子装置的摆放角度差异或使用者不经意地改变了装置方位,而使得画面产生非预期的显示方向切换,如此容易造成使用者在观看时的困扰。 [0003] Using the orientation of the sensing assembly while providing the convenience of the display direction switching, however, the user holds the process, probably because of differences in the placement angle of the portable electronic device or a user inadvertently changing the orientation of the device, such that screen display produces unexpected direction switch, so likely to cause users problems when viewing.

[0004] 此外,目前在触控感测的技术领域中,均针对如何判别手指的点触碰或滑移操作,并避免感测手握或大范围的触碰所产生的误判,以提高指令输入的准确性。 [0004] Further, in the present technical field of touch sensing are determined for how the slip-touch or finger operation, and to avoid false sense of touch a wide range of hand or generated, in order to improve order entry accuracy. 因此,如何能提供一种便携式电子装置结合使用者直观的手握操作,以控制切换显示方向的相关技术,实为一值得研究的课题。 Therefore, how to provide a portable electronic device in conjunction with a user's hand and intuitive operation, to control the switching of the display direction of the related art, in fact, a problem worthy of study.

发明内容 SUMMARY

[0005] 本发明的主要目的是在提供一种通过检测使用者手部的握持操作以控制其显示屏幕的显示方向的便携式电子装置。 [0005] The main object of the present invention is to provide a gripping by the hand of the user is detected to control the operation of the portable electronic device using a display direction of the screen.

[0006] 为达到上述的目的,本发明的便携式电子装置包括一显示模块、一握持感测模块、一方位感测模块以及一处理模块;该显示模块用以显示一画面;该握持感测模块用以感测一使用者的一手部握持操作;该方位感测模块用以感测该显示模块对应的一放置方位;该处理模块用以依据该放置方位切换该画面的一显示方向,且当该处理模块判断保持相同的该手部握持操作达一定时间或在保持相同的该手部握持操作的状态下接收到一操作信号时,即锁定该画面的该显示方向。 [0006] To achieve the above object, a portable electronic device according to the present invention includes a display module, a sensing module grip, a position sensing module and a processing module; the display module for displaying a picture; the grip sensing module configured to sense a user's hand holding the operation portion; the position sensing module configured to sense a place corresponding to the orientation of the display module; the processing module configured to switch the direction of a display screen according to the orientation where and the processing module determines when holding the same hand holding the operation for a time or receives an operation signal in a state in which the hand grip portion of the operation remains the same, the direction of the display screen, i.e. locked.

[0007] 此外本发明亦提供应用于前述便携式电子装置的显示方向控制方法,该便携式电子装置包括一显示模块,该显示模块用以显示一画面,该方法包括以下步骤:检测该显示模块对应的一放置方位;依据该放置方位切换该画面的一显示方向;检测一使用者的一手部握持操作;判断是否保持相同的该手部握持操作达一定时间或在保持相同的该手部握持操作的状态下是否接收到一操作信号;以及若是,锁定该画面的该显示方向。 [0007] In addition to the foregoing the present invention also provides a portable electronic device display direction control method of a portable electronic device comprising a display module, the display module configured to display a screen, the method comprising the steps of: detecting the display module corresponding to a placement position; switching a display direction of the screen according to the placement orientation; detecting a user's hand holding the operation portion; determining whether to maintain the same hand holding the operation portion for a time or in the same hand holding the grip whether the received operating state holding operation to a signal; and if the locking direction of the display screen.

[0008] 藉由本发明的设计,使用者不但能依需求改变装置的放置方位以切换画面的显示方向,并且能通过单手或双手的握持操作能直观地执行画面的显示方向的锁定功能,让使用者在操作上更加人性化且更方便。 [0008] With the design according to the present invention, not only can the user change the orientations of the device is placed on demand to switch the display direction of the screen, and by one or both hands gripping the operator can intuitively perform display direction of the screen locking function, allowing users to more humane and more convenient in operation.

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[0009] 图I为本发明的便携式电子装置的示意图。 [0009] Figure I shows a portable electronic device of the present invention.

[0010] 图2为本发明的便携式电子装置的第一实施例的使用状态示意图。 [0010] a schematic view of a first embodiment of the use state of the portable electronic device 2 of the present invention. FIG.

[0011] 图3为本发明的便携式电子装置的第二实施例的使用状态示意图。 Using state of the second embodiment of a portable electronic device [0011] FIG. 3 is a schematic view of the present disclosure. [0012] 图4为本发明的显示方向控制方法的流程图。 [0012] The method of flowchart of FIG. 4 displays the direction of control of the present invention.

[0013] 主要组件符号说明: [0013] Description of Symbols major components:

[0014] 便携式电子装置I 方位感测模块30 [0014] The portable electronic device 30 I azimuth sensing module

[0015] 显示模块10 处理模块40 [0015] The display module 10 processing module 40

[0016] 握持感测模块20 [0016] grip sensing module 20

具体实施方式 Detailed ways

[0017] 为让审查员能更了解本发明的技术内容,特举出较佳实施例说明如下。 [0017] In order to make the examiner can better understand the technical content of the present invention, particularly preferred embodiments include embodiments described below.

[0018] 请先参考图1,图I为本发明的便携式电子装置I的示意图。 1, a schematic view of the portable electronic device of FIG I I of the present invention. [0018] Please refer to FIG. 在本发明的一实施例中,便携式电子装置I可为一平板计算机、一电子书、一个人数字助理(PDA)、一移动电话或其他可供使用者以单手或双手握持操作的电子装置,但不以本实施例为限。 In an embodiment of the present invention, the portable electronic device I may be a tablet computer, an electronic book, an electronic personal digital assistant (PDA), a mobile phone or other user for grasping with one hand or both hands operation It means, but is not limited to the present embodiment.

[0019] 如图I所示,本发明的便携式电子装置I包括显示模块10、握持感测模块20、方位感测模块30及处理模块40,处理模块40与前述各模块电性连接。 [0019] FIG I, the portable electronic device according to the present invention includes a display module I 10, grip sensing module 20, the orientation of the sensing module 30 and a processing module 40, processing module 40 is electrically connected to the respective module. 显示模块10用以显示画面,此处所述的画面为经处理模块40执行储存于装置内部的储存单元(图未示)的系统程序或其他应用程序等所产生的界面或影像;在本发明的一实施例中,显示模块10可为一触控屏幕面板,除了能提供画面显示功能外,还可接收使用者的指令输入,但本发明并不以此为限。 Interface display module 10 for displaying an image or picture, the picture here is performed by the processing module stored in the storage unit 40 inside the apparatus (not shown) of the system or other application programs and the like generated; in the present invention, in one embodiment, the display module 10 may, in addition to providing a screen display functions, but also receives user input commands is a touch screen panel, but the present invention is not limited thereto.

[0020] 若自(a)的箭头方向观看,即如(b)所示,握持感测模块20设置在装置本体的周缘,用以感测使用者的手部握持操作以产生至少一握持信息。 [0020] If the direction of arrows from (a) viewed, i.e., as (b), the holder sensing module 20 is provided at the periphery of the apparatus body, for sensing a user's hand holding the sensing operation to produce at least a holding information. 由于使用者依使用习惯或操作方便等因素,可能会以单手或双手握持本发明的便携式电子装置I进行操作,而正常情况下会以握持装置四周周缘为主,因此藉由设置于装置四周周缘的握持感测模块20,来感测使用者以单手或双手握持,并依据单手或双手握持的不同而对应产生单一或多个握持信息;此处的握持信息包括所感测使用者以单手或双手握持的手部握持位置,一旦感测到接触位置有所改变,所产生的握持信息亦相对地被改变。 Since the user or usage by factors such as ease of operation, may operate with one hand or both hands gripping the portable electronic device I of the present invention, but under normal circumstances it will be four weeks periphery gripping means, hence in the provided by grip the peripheral edge around the entire apparatus sensing module 20 to sense a user gripping with one hand or both hands, and depending on one or both hands while holding the corresponding information to produce a single or a plurality of gripping; herein gripping the user information includes a sensing portion in a single hand or both hands gripping the gripping position, upon sensing a change to the contact position, grip the generated information is also changed relatively. 在本发明的一实施例中,握持感测模块20可为一电容式触控感测组件,但本发明并不以此为限。 In an embodiment of the present invention, the gripping sensing module 20 may be a capacitive touch sensing unit, but the present invention is not limited thereto.

[0021] 在本发明的较佳实施例中,握持感测模块20与显示模块10结合,两者均采用电容式触控感测组件执行触控感测或指令输入,且握持感测模块20可设置于显示模块10的周缘。 [0021] In a preferred embodiment of the present invention, the sensing module 20 and grip the display module 10 binding, both with a capacitive touch sensing unit or the execution instruction input touch sensing, sensing and gripping module 20 may be disposed on the periphery of the display module 10. 其中为确认使用者是否以手部正常握持或仅为误触,握持感测模块20会先藉由感测使用者的手部握持操作所形成的接触区块面积或接触区块数量,来判断是否产生至少一握持信号。 Wherein confirm whether the user is a normal hand grip portion or just inadvertently gripping the sensing module 20 is formed by first sensing the user's hand gripping the operation of sensing the contact block size or the number of the contact blocks , to determine whether the signal generating at least one gripping. 一般使用者以手握持电子装置的状况下,手部与装置表面所形成的接触区块面积会较大,或接触区块数量会较多,并不同于使用者执行触控操作时所产生的单点或多点触控形态。 Regular user of the electronic device to the lower hand grip condition, the contact area of ​​the block will hand the surface of the device is formed larger, or the number of contact blocks will be greater, and is different from the user is generated when a touch operation performed single or multi-point touch form. 因此当握持感测模块20感测到所形成的接触区块面积大于一定范围,或接触区块数量多于一定数量时,即可判断此时使用者为正常握持状态,并产生对应的握持信号以传送至处理模块40。 Therefore, when the grip area of ​​the contact patch sensing module 20 senses the formed larger than the range, the number of contact blocks, or more than a certain number, the user at this time is determined to be normal grip state, and generates the corresponding grip to transmit signals to the processing module 40.

[0022] 方位感测模块30用以感测显示模块10对应的放置方位,以产生方位信息。 [0022] The position sensing module 30 for sensing the orientation of the display 10 corresponding to the placement module to generate position information. 在本发明的一实施例中,方位感测模块30为一重力感测器,藉由此重力感测器来感测目前显示模块10的上下边各为何,以决定目前所对应的放置方位,进而产生方位信息以传送至处理模块40。 In an embodiment of the present invention, the position sensing module 30 as a gravity sensor, the gravity sensor to sense this by sensing the current display on the lower side of each module 10 is why, in order to decide where to place the current corresponding to the orientation, thereby generating orientation information to the processing module 40. 此处方位感测模块30除了重力感测器外,亦可采用加速度计、陀螺仪等组件或其组合。 Here the orientation of the sensing module 30 in addition to the gravity sensor, you can use an accelerometer, gyroscope, etc. or combination of components.

[0023] 处理模块40用以依据前述放置方位的方位信息以切换画面的显示方向,且当处理模块40判断使用者保持相同的手部握持操作达一定时间或在保持相同的手部握持操作的状态下接收到使用者所输入的操作信号时,即锁定画面的显示方向。 [0023] The processing module 40 configured according to the orientation information to the orientation where the display direction switching screen, and when the processing module 40 determines a user to maintain the same hand holding the operation for a certain time or remain the same hand grip when the operation state of the operation signal is received at input by the user, i.e. the locking direction of the display screen. 在一般状态下,当处理模块40接收到方位感测模块30所产生的方位信息后,即依据此方位信息通知显示模块10进行对应画面的显示方向变更,以达到随显示模块10的放置方位不同而切换画面的显示方向的效果。 Under normal state, when the processing module 40 receives the orientation information orientation sensing module generated by 30, i.e., based on this location information notification display module 10 for display direction corresponding to the screen changed to meet with display different orientation where the module 10 switching the display direction of the screen effect.

[0024] 当处理模块40接收到握持感测模块20所产生的至少一握持信息时,会进行是否锁定目前画面的显示方向的判断。 [0024] When the processing module 40 receives at least a handle grip sensing information generated by the module 20, will lock in determining whether the display direction of the screen. 处理模块40会判断是否使用者保持相同的手部握持操作达一定时间,亦即判断在一定时间内所接收到的至少一握持信息改变与否,以决定是否锁定目前画面的显示方向。 Processing module 40 determines whether the user holding the same hand holding the operation for a certain time, i.e. within a predetermined time is determined in the received information is changed or not at least one grasping, to determine whether the locking direction of the screen currently displayed. 此处所述的一定时间为一时间设定值,举例来说,假设此时间设定值为5秒,当处理模块40接收到一握持信息,且判断已持续接收此握持信息达5秒而未改变,即可锁定目前画面的显示方向。 Herein predetermined time is a time set value, for example, if this time is set to 5 seconds, when the processing module 40 receives an information holding, and this determination has been continuously receives information of the grip 5 sec without change, you can lock in the direction of the display screen. 前述一定时间可依不同设定或需求而调整,不以本实施例为限。 The predetermined time is set according to different requirements or adjusted to the present embodiment is not limited thereto.

[0025] 处理模块40亦可判断在保持相同的手部握持操作的状态下,亦即藉由判断是否持续接收相同的至少一握持信息的状态下,是否接收到使用者所输入的操作信号,以决定是否锁定目前画面的显示方向。 The [0025] processing module 40 also determines the same hand holding the grip of the operating state, i.e., by determining whether the same continue to receive at least a holding state information, whether an operation input by the user signal to decide whether to lock the current orientation of the screen display. 此处所述的操作信号,为使用者藉由显示模块10或装置本身所设置的任一实体按键(图未示)执行指令输入操作,而感测产生的信号。 Here the operation signal for display by a user of either entity key (not shown) performs an instruction input operation, the signal generated by the sensing module 10 or the device itself provided. 假设当处理模块40在持续接收到至少一握持信息的状态下,又接收到使用者所输入的操作信号,即表示使用者已针对目前的画面状态加以操作,因此处理模块40即可锁定目前画面的显示方向。 Assume that when the processing module 40 continuously receives at least a holding state information, and receiving the operation signal input by the user, i.e. the user has to be represented for the current operating state of the screen, so the processing module 40 to lock in the display direction of the screen.

[0026] 请参考图2,图2为本发明的便携式电子装置I的第一实施例的使用状态示意图。 [0026] Please refer to FIG 2, a schematic view of a first embodiment of the use state of the portable electronic device of FIG I 2 of the present invention. 如图I及图2所示,在本实施例中,假设本发明的便携式电子装置I经方位感测模块30感测显示模块10的放置方位后,处理模块40会通知显示模块10进行画面的显示方向切换,此时画面的显示方向如图2箭头所示。 FIG. I and 2, in the present embodiment, assumed that the portable electronic device according to the present invention I by orientation sensing module 30 senses the orientation of the display module 10 after placement, the processing module 40 notifies the screen display module 10 display direction is switched, the screen is displayed as shown in Figure 2 the direction of the arrows. 当使用者以单手握持本发明的便携式电子装置I时(点状底纹部分表示使用者手部与便携式电子装置I表面的接触区域),握持感测模块20依据此手部所形成的接触区块面积来判断此是否为正常的手部握持操作,进而产生对应的单一握持信息。 When the user holds the present invention in a single hand portable electronic device I (dotted shading portions represent the contact area with the user's hand portion of the portable electronic device surface I), grip sensing module 20 is formed according to this hand a contact block size is determined whether this is a normal hand holding the operation portion, thereby generating information corresponding to a single grip. 当使用者保持此单手握持操作而握持此位置达一定时间后,处理模块40会锁定目前画面的显示方向。 When the user of this single hand holding operation of the holding this position for a predetermined time, the processing module 40 will lock in the display direction of the screen.

[0027] 就使用状态(a)来说,虽然使用者以顺时针方向转动了本发明的便携式电子装置1,而改变显示模块10的放置方位,然而在使用者手部所握持的位置未更动,亦即所产生的握持信息未改变的状况下,处理模块40会持续保持原画面的显示方向,并不会随着显示模块10的放置方位改变而切换画面的显示方向。 [0027] For use state (a), although a user rotates the portable electronic device according to the present invention in a clockwise direction, the orientation is changed the display module 10 is placed, however, the user's hand position is not grasped modifier, i.e., the information generated by holding unaltered condition, the processing module 40 will continue to maintain the original direction of the display screen, as the display will not change the orientation of module 10 is placed to switch the display direction of the screen.

[0028] 就使用状态(b)来说,使用者以顺时针方向转动本发明的便携式电子装置I而改变显示模块10的放置方位后,由于已改变了手部握持的位置,所产生的握持信息亦随之改变;在此状况下,处理模块40会解除针对原画面的显示方向的锁定,因此画面的显示方向会再次藉由方位感测模块30所感测到显示模块10的放置方位而进行切换。 After [0028] on the use of state (b), the user rotates the portable electronic device according to the present invention in a clockwise direction orientation where I changes the display module 10 has changed since the position of the hand gripping portion, the generated holding information also change accordingly; in this case, the processing module 40 for releasing the original screen display direction of the lock, and therefore the direction of the display screen will be placed by the orientation of the sensing module 30 senses the orientation of the display module 10 again and switch.

[0029] 请参考图3,图3为本发明的便携式电子装置I的第二实施例的使用状态示意图。 [0029] Please refer to FIG. 3, a schematic view of a second embodiment of the use state of the portable electronic device of FIG I 3 of the present invention. 本实施例为前述第一实施例的变化形式,如图I及图3所示,在本实施例中,假设本发明的便携式电子装置I的显示模块10在经过画面的显示方向切换操作后,此时画面的显示方向如图3箭头所示。 This embodiment is a variation example of the foregoing first embodiment, as shown in FIG. 3, and I, in the present embodiment, the display module is assumed that a portable electronic device according to the present invention I 10 in the direction of the display screen after the switching operation, At this time, the direction of the display screen shown in FIG. 3 by arrow. 当使用者以双手握持本发明的便携式电子装置I时(点状底纹部分表示使用者手部与便携式电子装置I表面的接触区域),握持感测模块20依据左右手各自对应的接触区块面积来判断左右手是否均为正常的手部握持操作,进而产生对应左右手的二握持信息。 When a user to grip with both hands the portable electronic device according to the present invention I (dotted shading portions represent the contact area with the user's hand portion of the portable electronic device surface I), the sensing module 20 according to the right hand gripping respective corresponding contact region It determines whether the left and right block area were normal hand grip operation, thereby generating two holding information corresponding to the left and right. 当使用者保持此双手握持操作而双手握持对应位置达一定时间后,处理模块40会锁定目前画面的显示方向。 When the user holds this hand held with both hands grasping the operation position corresponding to a certain time, the processing module 40 will lock in the display direction of the screen.

[0030] 就使用状态(a)及(b)来说,虽然使用者以顺时针方向转动了本发明的便携式电子装置1,而改变显示模块10的放置方位,然而在使用者双手所握持的位置有任一位置未更动,亦即所产生的二握持信息中有任一未改变的状况下,处理模块40会持续保持原画面的显示方向,并不会随着显示模块10的放置方位改变而切换画面的显示方向。 [0030] For use state (a) and (b), although the user rotates the portable electronic device according to the present invention in a clockwise direction, the orientation is changed the display module 10 is placed, but in the hands of the user gripping location is not any position modifiers, i.e. two holding the generated information has not changed either situation, the processing module 40 will continue to maintain the original direction of the display screen, the display module 10 and not with the orientation where the display is switched to change the direction of the screen.

[0031] 就使用状态(C)来说,使用者以顺时针方向转动本发明的便携式电子装置I而改变显示模块10的放置方位后,由于已改变了双手所握持的原本位置,使得原本产生的多个握持信息均已随之改变;在此状况下,处理模块40会解除针对原画面的显示方向的锁定,因此画面的显示方向会再次藉由方位感测模块30所感测到显示模块10的放置方位而进行切换。 [0031] For use state (C), the user rotates the portable electronic device I of the present invention in a clockwise direction changes the display module 10 is placed in position, the home position has changed since grasped with both hands, so that the original a plurality of gripping been generated information will change; in this case, the processing module 40 will unlock direction for the display of the original screen, so the picture will be displayed by the direction of orientation of the sensing module 30 senses that the display again module 10 is placed in position to be switched.

[0032] 藉此设计,使得本发明的便携式电子装置I在显示画面的显示方向未锁定的状况下,可随着方位感测模块30的感测结果来执行画面的显示方向的切换;而当使用者欲针对画面的显示方向进行锁定或解除锁定时,仅需藉由手部的握持操作来控制,如此不但提高使用上的便利性,同时也避免产生非预期的画面的显示方向切换。 [0032] thereby designed such that the portable electronic device of the present invention in the I direction of the screen display displaying unlocked condition, may be performed to switch the display direction of a screen with a sensing result of the orientation sensing module 30; and when when the user wants to be locked or unlocked only by the holding hand operation portion for controlling the direction of the display screen, so not only improves the convenience of use, but also to avoid unintended display direction of a screen switching.

[0033] 请参考图4,图4为本发明的显示方向控制方法的流程图。 [0033] Please refer to FIG 4, a flowchart of a method of displaying direction in FIG. 4 of the present invention controls. 需注意的是,以下虽以图I所示的便携式电子装置I为例说明本发明的显示方向控制方法,但本发明并不以适用于便携式电子装置I为限,任何其他具有类似架构的便携式电子装置亦可适用。 It is noted that, although the portable electronic device shown in FIG. I I as an example of the present invention, the display direction controlling method, but the present invention is not to be suitable for the portable electronic device is limited to I, similar to any other portable architecture having The electronic device can also be applied. 如图4所示,本发明的显示方向控制方法包括步骤S401至步骤S405。 Shown, the present invention controls the display direction in FIG. 4 comprising the steps of S401 to step S405. 以下将详细说明本发明的显示方向控制方法的各个步骤。 Step respective display direction control method of the present invention will be described in detail.

[0034] 步骤S401 :检测显示模块10对应的放置方位。 [0034] Step S401: detecting the display orientation where the corresponding module 10. 便携式电子装置I藉由方位感测模块30来感测目前显示模块10所对应的放置方位,并产生对应的方位信息。 I portable electronic device 30 by the orientation-sensing module to sense current corresponding to the display module 10 placement position and orientation information corresponding to produce.

[0035] 步骤S402 :依据放置方位切换画面的显示方向。 [0035] Step S402: switching the display direction of the screen orientation based on placement. 在确认放置方位后,处理模块40会接收对应此放置方位的方位信息,并依据方位信息通知显示模块10切换画面的显示方向。 After confirming placement position, the processing module 40 receives position information corresponding to the position of this place, the direction of the module 10 and the display switching screen according to the orientation information notification.

[0036] 步骤S403 :检测使用者的手部握持操作。 [0036] Step S403: detecting the user's hand holding the operation portion. 当使用者利用单手或双手握持便携式电子装置I时,藉由对应设置于装置周缘的握持感测模块20来感测使用者的手部握持操作,并产生对应的至少一握持信息。 When a user uses one or both hands gripping the portable electronic device I, is provided by a peripheral edge corresponding to the grip means 20 sensing module to sense a user's hand holding the operation portion, and generating at least one corresponding gripping information. 此时处理模块40即可自握持感测模块20取得至少一握持信息。 At this time, the processing module 40 to obtain at least 20 grip a handle information from sensing module.

[0037] 步骤S404 :判断是否保持相同的手部握持操作达一定时间或在保持相同的手部握持操作的状态下是否接收到操作信号。 [0037] Step S404: determining whether to maintain the same hand holding the operation for a certain time or whether an operation while maintaining the same hand holding the operation signal. 处理模块40在接收至少一握持信息时,会判断是否持续接收到此相同的至少一握持信息达到一设定时间值,或是在持续接收到此相同的至少一握持信息的状态下是否接收到使用者所输入的另一操作信号,以作为是否锁定画面的显示方向的判断标准。 The processing module 40 receives at least a grasping information, determines whether the same continue to receive at least one holding this information reaches a set time value, or in the same state for receiving this information at the at least one gripping whether an operation signal to the other input by a user, as to whether to lock the direction of the screen criteria.

[0038] 步骤S405 :若是,锁定画面的显示方向。 [0038] Step S405: If the locking direction of the screen display. 当处理模块40判断满足步骤404所述的任一条件时,即表示使用者可能想以此画面的显示方向为基准进行后续操作,因此处理模块40会通知显示模块10针对画面的显示方向加以锁定;若未满足步骤404所述的任一条件时,则处理模块40持续依方位感测模块30所感测到的放置方位来对应切换显示模块10所显示画面的显示方向。 When the processing module 40 determines in step satisfies either of the conditions of the 404, it means that the user may want to display the subsequent operation in this direction as a reference picture, the processing module 40 notifies the display module 10 will be locked for the display direction of the screen ; step 404 according to any of the conditions are not met, the processing module 40 by continuously sensing the orientation sensor module 30 is placed to the sensed position corresponding to the display module 10 to switch the display direction of the display screen.

[0039] 步骤S405后还可包括步骤S406 :判断该使用者的手部握持位置是否改变。 [0039] Step S405 may further comprise the step S406: determining the position of the holding hand of the user is changed. 经前述步骤S405已锁定画面的显示方向后,处理模块40持续感测使用者的手部握持操作,当感测到因使用者的手部握持位置已改变时,处理模块40会藉由所接收的至少一握持信号发生变化而得知。 After the step S405, the display direction of the screen is locked, the processing module 40 continuously senses the user's hand holding the operation unit, when sensed by the user's hand holding position has been changed, the processing module 40 by grasping at least a change in the received signal learned. 其中当使用者以单手握持操作时,则判断其单手的手部握持位置是否改变而定;当使用者以双手握持操作时,则判断其双手的手部握持位置是否均改变而定。 Wherein when a user operation in a single hand, it is determined which of the one hand holding the hand position is changed depending; grip with both hands when the user operation, the hand holding position of which determines whether the hands are change may be.

[0040] 步骤S406后还可包括步骤S407 :若是,解除画面的显示方向的锁定。 [0040] Step S406 may further comprise the step S407: if yes, releasing the locking direction of the screen display. 藉由前述步骤S406,判断使用者以单手握持操作时,此单手的手部握持位置已改变,或是判断使用者以双手握持操作时,其双手的手部握持位置均已改变,即表示使用者欲变换画面的显示方向。 By the time the step S406, when the user is determined to a single hand operation, a single hand holding the hand in this position has been changed, or the user determines the operation holding with both hands, the hand holding position of both his hands has changed, it means that the user wants to display direction conversion screen. 此时处理模块40即通知显示模块10解除原本针对画面的显示方向的锁定,让使用者可重新藉由改变装置的方位,对应切换画面的显示方向。 At this time, i.e., the processing module 40 notifies the display module 10 for displaying the original release of the locking direction of the screen, so the user can change the orientation of the device by re, corresponding to the display direction switching screens. 若否,则持续保持画面的显示方向的锁定。 If not, continue to maintain the display direction of the screen lock.

[0041] 综上所陈,本发明无论就目的、手段及功效,处处均显示其迥异于公知技术的特征,为一大突破,恳请审查员明察,早日赐准专利,使嘉惠社会,实感德便。 [0041] In summary the Chen, the present invention regardless of the purposes, means and effectiveness, always showed its quite different from the characteristics of the known art, it is a major breakthrough, ask the examiner clear grasp as soon as possible thanks to patent-pending, the AirPlus society, real sense Germany then. 惟须注意,上述实施例仅为示例性说明本发明的原理及其功效,而非用于限制本发明的范围。 However it should be noted, the above-described embodiments are merely illustrative of the principles and effect of the present invention and is not intended to limit the scope of the invention. 任何本领域技术人员均可在不违背本发明的技术原理及精神下,对实施例作修改与变化。 Any person skilled in the art may be without departing from the principles and spirit of the present invention, the embodiments as modifications and variations. 本发明的权利保护范围应如所附的权利要求书的范围所述。 The scope of the claimed scope of the present invention should be the appended claims.

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1. 一种便携式电子装置,该便携式电子装置包括: 一显示模块,该显示模块用以显示一画面; 一握持感测模块,该握持感测模块用以感测一使用者的一手部握持操作; 一方位感测模块,该方位感测模块用以感测该显示模块对应的一放置方位; 一处理模块,该处理模块用以依据该放置方位切换该画面的一显示方向,且当该处理模块判断保持相同的该手部握持操作达一定时间或在保持相同的该手部握持操作的状态下接收到一操作信号时,即锁定该画面的该显示方向。 A portable electronic device, the portable electronic device comprising: a display module, the display module for displaying a screen; a sensing module gripping the gripping sensing module to sense a user's hand portion grasping operation; azimuth sensing module, the position sensing module configured to sense a place corresponding to the orientation of the display module; a processing module, the processing module configured to switch the direction of a display screen according to the placement orientation, and when the same hand holding the operation portion for a time or receives an operation signal in a state in which the hand grip portion of the operation remains the same to maintain the processing module determines the display direction of the screen, i.e. locked.
2.如权利要求I所述的便携式电子装置,其中该处理模块藉由判断该使用者的手部握持位置是否改变,以确定是否为相同的该手部握持操作。 2. The portable electronic device according to claim I, wherein the processing module is determined by the user's hand holding position has changed, to determine whether the same hand holding the operation.
3.如权利要求I所述的便携式电子装置,其中当该手部握持操作为一单手握持操作时,若该处理模块判断该使用者的手部握持位置已改变,即解除该画面的该显示方向的锁定。 The portable electronic device according to claim I, wherein, when the operating hand grip is a single hand operation, the processing module determines if the user's hand holding position has changed, i.e., the release the locking direction of the display screen.
4.如权利要求I所述的便携式电子装置,其中当该手部握持操作为一双手握持操作时,若该处理模块判断该使用者的双手的手部握持位置均已改变,即解除该画面的该显示方向的锁定。 The portable electronic device according to claim I, wherein, when the operating hand grip is a hand grip operation, when the processing module determines the position of hand holding the hand of the user have been changed, i.e., releasing the locking of the display direction of the screen.
5.如权利要求I所述的便携式电子装置,其中该握持感测模块藉由感测该使用者的手部所形成的接触区块面积或接触区块数量,来判断是否为该手部握持操作。 The portable electronic device of claim I, wherein the sensing module by holding the sensing area or the number of blocks a contact block of the user's hand contacting portion is formed, to determine whether the hand that holding the operation.
6.如权利要求I所述的便携式电子装置,其中该握持感测模块设置于该显示模块的周缘。 6. The portable electronic device according to claim I, wherein the sensing module disposed gripping a peripheral edge of the display module.
7. —种显示方向控制方法,应用于一便携式电子装置,该便携式电子装置包括一显示模块,该显示模块用以显示一画面,该方法包括以下步骤: 检测该显示模块对应的一放置方位; 依据该放置方位切换该画面的一显示方向; 检测一使用者的一手部握持操作; 判断是否保持相同的该手部握持操作达一定时间或在保持相同的该手部握持操作的状态下是否接收到一操作信号;以及若是,锁定该画面的该显示方向。 7. - Species display direction control method applied to a portable electronic device, the portable electronic device includes a display module, the display module configured to display a screen, the method comprising the steps of: detecting a placement position corresponding to the display module; placing a switch according to the orientation direction of the screen is displayed; detecting a user's hand holding the operation portion; determining whether to maintain the same hand holding the operation portion for a certain time or remain the same hand holding the status of the operation whether the operation receiving a signal; and if the locking direction of the display screen.
8.如权利要求7所述的方法,其中藉由判断该使用者的手部握持位置是否改变,以确定是否为相同的该手部握持操作。 8. The method according to claim 7, wherein determining by the user's hand holding position has changed, to determine whether the same hand holding the operation.
9.如权利要求7所述的方法,其中当该手部握持操作为一单手握持操作时,若判断该使用者的手部握持位置已改变,即解除该画面的该显示方向的锁定;当该手部握持操作为一双手握持操作时,若判断该使用者的双手的手部握持位置均已改变,即解除该画面的该显示方向的锁定。 9. The method according to claim 7, wherein when the operating hand grip is a single hand operation, if it is determined that the user's hand holding position has changed, i.e., the direction of releasing the display screen locking; when the hand holding the operation portion is a hand holding the operation, if it is determined that the user's hands have to change the hand holding position, i.e. the locking releasing direction of the display of the screen.
10.如权利要求7所述的方法,其中藉由感测该使用者的手部所形成的接触区块面积或接触区块数量,来判断是否为该手部握持操作。 The number of contact blocks or the contact patch area 10. The method according to claim 7, wherein the sensing by the user's hand portion is formed, to determine whether that operation of the hand grip.
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