KR20130042702A - Mobile terminal and menthod for controlling of the same - Google Patents

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KR20130042702A
KR20130042702A KR1020110106727A KR20110106727A KR20130042702A KR 20130042702 A KR20130042702 A KR 20130042702A KR 1020110106727 A KR1020110106727 A KR 1020110106727A KR 20110106727 A KR20110106727 A KR 20110106727A KR 20130042702 A KR20130042702 A KR 20130042702A
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Abstract

PURPOSE: A portable terminal and a control method thereof are provided to improve the usage of the portable terminal by effectively setting the operation state of the portable terminal. CONSTITUTION: A control unit(180) displays a touch screen on one or more items for controlling the operation of a portable terminal. The control unit captures a screen displayed on the touch screen. The control unit maps control functions corresponding to the one or more items on a screen capture image generated by capturing the screen. The control unit sets the operation state of the portable terminal according to the control function corresponding to the selected screen capture image. [Reference numerals] (110) Wireless communication unit; (111) Broadcasting reception module; (112) Mobile communication module; (113) Wireless Internet module; (114) Local area communication module; (115) Location information module; (120) A/V input unit; (121) Camera; (122) Microphone; (130) User input unit; (140) Sensing unit; (141) Proximity sensor; (150) Output unit; (151) Display module; (152) Sound output module; (153) Alarm unit; (154) Haptic module; (160) Memory; (170) Interface unit; (180) Control unit; (181) Multimedia module; (190) Power supplying unit;

Description

MOBILE TERMINAL AND MENTHOD FOR CONTROLLING OF THE SAME}

The present invention relates to a mobile terminal and a method for controlling the mobile terminal, which can easily set an operating state of the mobile terminal without any troublesome setting, thereby improving usability of the mobile terminal.

As terminals, such as personal computers, laptops, and mobile phones, are diversified in functions, multimedia devices having complex functions such as taking pictures or videos, playing music or video files, playing games, and receiving broadcasts are provided. ) Is implemented.

The terminal can move It may be divided into a mobile terminal and a stationary terminal, depending on whether it is present. The mobile terminal may be divided into a handheld terminal and a vehicle mount terminal according to whether a user can directly carry it.

For functional support and enhancement of the terminal, it may be considered to improve the structural and / or software part of the terminal.

Recently, various terminals including a mobile terminal provide complex and various functions, and thus, a complicated function setting process is required to smoothly use the various functions.

In particular, in the case of a function frequently used by a user, the function setting may be cumbersome, and for those who have difficulty in setting a complicated function, a setting is needed to make the function setting process easier.

Accordingly, there is a need to provide a convenient user interface (UI) for the user by simplifying a complicated function setting structure for these various functions.

The present invention is to provide a mobile terminal and a method of controlling the mobile terminal, which can easily set an operating state of the mobile terminal to improve usability of the mobile terminal.

In addition, the present invention provides a mobile terminal and a mobile terminal capable of providing a user interface (UI) that is convenient for a user by simplifying a complicated function setting structure for various functions in accordance with a changing trend that mobile terminal functions are diversified. It is to provide a method.

Mobile terminal according to an aspect of the present invention, the touch screen; And a control unit.

The controller may display at least one item for controlling an operation of a mobile terminal on the touch screen.

The controller may capture a screen displayed on the touch screen and map and store a control function corresponding to each of the at least one item on a screen capture image generated by the capture.

The controller may set an operating state of the mobile terminal according to a control function corresponding to the selected screen capture image as at least one of the stored at least one screen capture image is selected.

The at least one item may be a data list including at least one data, and the at least one data relates to at least one of text and setting information for controlling an operation of the mobile terminal. Can be.

The controller may receive an input for selecting at least one of the at least one item, and when the capture of the screen is performed, the controller may map and store the screen capture image with a control function corresponding to the selected item.

The mobile terminal may further include a memory, wherein the controller resizes the screen capture image and stores the screen capture image in the memory as a thumbnail image, and stores at least one thumbnail image stored in the memory. It can be displayed on the touch screen.

The thumbnail image may include an identifier for distinguishing the at least one control function.

As one of the at least one thumbnail image is selected, description information of a control function corresponding to the selected thumbnail image may be displayed on the touch screen.

The controller may display a widget including the at least one island nail image on the touch screen, and when any one of at least one island nail image included in the widget is selected, the selected island nail image An operating state of the mobile terminal may be set according to a control function corresponding to

The controller may be screen-captured for the partial area as a touch input for selecting a partial area among at least one item displayed on the touch screen is received.

At least one of the at least one item includes a plurality of sub-category items, and the controller may map and store a control function corresponding to each of the sub-category items.

The mobile terminal may further include a communication unit configured to perform data communication with an external device, and the controller may transmit the stored at least one screen capture image to the external device through the communication unit.

The controller may display a message on the touch screen to notify that the operation state of the mobile terminal is set according to the control function.

According to another aspect of the present invention, a mobile terminal includes: a communication unit configured to perform data communication with an external device; And a controller configured to receive a screen capture image of the external device through the communication unit and set an operation state according to at least one control function corresponding to the screen capture image.

According to another aspect of the present invention, a method of controlling a mobile terminal includes displaying at least one item on a touch screen for controlling an operation of the mobile terminal; Capturing a screen displayed on the touch screen; Mapping and storing a screen capture image with at least one control function corresponding to the at least one item; And setting an operation state of the mobile terminal according to a control function corresponding to the selected screen capture image as the screen capture image is selected.

According to another aspect of the present invention, there is provided a method of controlling a mobile terminal, the method including: receiving a screen capture image of an external device; And setting an operating state of the mobile terminal according to at least one control function corresponding to the screen capture image.

Specific details of other embodiments are included in the detailed description and the drawings.

The method for controlling a mobile terminal and a mobile terminal according to an embodiment of the present invention has the following effects.

According to the present invention, the usability of the mobile terminal can be improved by easily setting an operating state of the mobile terminal.

In addition, according to the present invention, it is possible to provide a user interface (UI) that is convenient for a user by simplifying a complicated function setting structure for various functions provided through a mobile terminal.

1 is a block diagram of a mobile terminal according to an embodiment of the present invention.
2A is a front perspective view of an example of a mobile terminal or a portable terminal according to the present invention.
FIG. 2B is a rear perspective view of the portable terminal shown in FIG. 2A.
3 is a flowchart illustrating a control method of a mobile terminal according to an embodiment of the present invention.
4 to 6 are diagrams for describing the exemplary embodiment shown in FIG. 3.
7 is a flowchart illustrating a control method of a mobile terminal according to an embodiment of the present invention.
FIG. 8 is a diagram for describing an exemplary embodiment shown in FIG. 7.
9 is a diagram illustrating an example for displaying a screen capture image according to a control method of a mobile terminal according to an embodiment of the present invention.
10 is a flowchart illustrating a control method of a mobile terminal according to an embodiment of the present invention.
11 to 12 are diagrams for describing the exemplary embodiment shown in FIG. 10.
13 to 14 illustrate examples for accessing an application for executing a control method of a mobile terminal according to an embodiment of the present invention.
15 to 16 illustrate an example of setting a capture target area according to a control method of a mobile terminal according to an embodiment of the present invention.
17 is a flowchart illustrating a control method of a mobile terminal according to an embodiment of the present invention.
FIG. 18 is a diagram for describing an exemplary embodiment shown in FIG. 17.
19 is a flowchart illustrating a control method of a mobile terminal according to an embodiment of the present invention.
20 is a diagram for describing the exemplary embodiment shown in FIG. 19.
21 is a flowchart illustrating a control method of a mobile terminal according to an embodiment of the present invention.
22 to 23 are diagrams for describing the exemplary embodiment shown in FIG. 21.

The foregoing objects, features and advantages of the present invention will become more apparent from the following detailed description taken in conjunction with the accompanying drawings. DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE PREFERRED EMBODIMENTS Reference will now be made in detail to the preferred embodiments of the present invention, examples of which are illustrated in the accompanying drawings. Like numbers refer to like elements throughout. In the following description, well-known functions or constructions are not described in detail since they would obscure the invention in unnecessary detail.

Hereinafter, a mobile terminal according to the present invention will be described in detail with reference to the drawings. The suffix "module" and "part" for constituent elements used in the following description are given or mixed in consideration only of ease of specification, and do not have their own standing or distinguishing meaning or role.

The mobile terminal described herein may include a mobile phone, a smart phone, a notebook computer, a digital broadcasting terminal, a personal digital assistant (PDA), a portable multimedia player (PMP), a navigation terminal, and the like.

1 is a block diagram of a mobile terminal according to an embodiment of the present invention.

The mobile terminal 100 includes a wireless communication unit 110, an audio / video input unit 120, a user input unit 130, a sensing unit 140, an output unit 150, a memory unit 160, An interface unit 170, a control unit 180, a power supply unit 190, and the like. The components shown in Fig. 1 are not essential, and a mobile terminal having more or fewer components may be implemented.

Hereinafter, the components will be described in order.

The wireless communication unit 110 may include one or more modules for enabling wireless communication between the mobile terminal 100 and the wireless communication system or between the mobile terminal 100 and the network in which the mobile terminal 100 is located. For example, the wireless communication unit 110 may include a broadcast receiving module 111, a mobile communication module 112, a wireless Internet module 113, a short range communication module 114, and a location information module 115 .

The broadcast receiving module 111 receives a broadcast signal and / or broadcast related information from an external broadcast management server through a broadcast channel.

The broadcast channel may include a satellite channel and a terrestrial channel. The broadcast management server may refer to a server for generating and transmitting broadcast signals and / or broadcast related information, or a server for receiving broadcast signals and / or broadcast related information generated by the broadcast management server and transmitting the generated broadcast signals and / or broadcast related information. The broadcast signal may include a TV broadcast signal, a radio broadcast signal, a data broadcast signal, and a broadcast signal in which a data broadcast signal is combined with a TV broadcast signal or a radio broadcast signal.

The broadcast-related information may refer to a broadcast channel, a broadcast program, or information related to a broadcast service provider. The broadcast related information may also be provided through a mobile communication network. In this case, it may be received by the mobile communication module 112.

The broadcast related information may exist in various forms. For example, it may exist in the form of Electronic Program Guide (EPG) of Digital Multimedia Broadcasting (DMB) or Electronic Service Guide (ESG) of Digital Video Broadcast-Handheld (DVB-H).

The broadcast receiving module 111 receives broadcasting signals using various broadcasting systems. In particular, the broadcasting receiving module 111 may be a Digital Multimedia Broadcasting-Terrestrial (DMB-T), a Digital Multimedia Broadcasting-Satellite (DMB-S) Only Digital Broadcast-Handheld (DVB-H), Integrated Services Digital Broadcast-Terrestrial (ISDB-T), and the like. Of course, the broadcast receiving module 111 may be adapted to other broadcasting systems that provide broadcast signals as well as the digital broadcasting system described above.

The broadcast signal and / or broadcast related information received through the broadcast receiving module 111 may be stored in the memory unit 160.

The mobile communication module 112 transmits and receives radio signals to at least one of a base station, an external terminal, and a server on a mobile communication network. The wireless signal may include various types of data depending on a voice call signal, a video call signal or a text / multimedia message transmission / reception.

The wireless Internet module 113 refers to a module for wireless Internet access, and the wireless Internet module 113 can be embedded in the mobile terminal 100 or externally. Wireless Internet technologies may include Wireless LAN (Wi-Fi), Wireless Broadband (Wibro), World Interoperability for Microwave Access (Wimax), High Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA), and the like.

The short range communication module 114 refers to a module for short range communication. Bluetooth, radio frequency identification (RFID), infrared data association (IrDA), ultra wideband (UWB), ZigBee, and the like can be used as the short distance communication technology.

The location information module 115 is a module for confirming or obtaining the location of the mobile terminal. A typical example of the location information module is a GPS (Global Position System) module. According to the current technology, the GPS module 115 calculates information on a distance (distance) from three or more satellites to one point (entity), information on the time when the distance information is measured, , Three-dimensional position information according to latitude, longitude, and altitude of one point (individual) in one hour can be calculated. Further, a method of calculating position and time information using three satellites and correcting the error of the calculated position and time information using another satellite is also used. The GPS module 115 continues to calculate the current position in real time and uses it to calculate speed information.

Referring to FIG. 1, an A / V (Audio / Video) input unit 120 is for inputting an audio signal or a video signal, and may include a camera 121 and a microphone 122. The camera 121 processes image frames such as still images or moving images obtained by the image sensor in the video call mode or the photographing mode. The processed image frame can be displayed on the display unit 151. [

The image frame processed by the camera 121 may be stored in the memory unit 160 or may be transmitted to the outside through the wireless communication unit 110. [ The camera 121 may be equipped with two or more cameras according to the configuration of the terminal.

The microphone 122 receives an external sound signal through a microphone in a communication mode, a recording mode, a voice recognition mode, or the like, and processes it as electrical voice data. The processed voice data can be converted into a form that can be transmitted to the mobile communication base station through the mobile communication module 112 when the voice data is in the call mode, and output. Various noise reduction algorithms may be implemented in the microphone 122 to remove noise generated in receiving an external sound signal.

The user input unit 130 generates input data for a user to control the operation of the terminal. The user input unit 130 may include a key pad dome switch, a touch pad (static pressure / capacitance), a jog wheel, a jog switch, and the like.

The sensing unit 140 senses the current state of the mobile terminal 100 such as the open / close state of the mobile terminal 100, the position of the mobile terminal 100, the presence or absence of user contact, the orientation of the mobile terminal, And generates a sensing signal for controlling the operation of the mobile terminal 100. For example, when the mobile terminal 100 is in the form of a slide phone, it may sense whether the slide phone is opened or closed. In addition, it may be responsible for a sensing function related to whether the power supply unit 190 is powered on, whether the interface unit 170 is connected to an external device, and the like. Meanwhile, the sensing unit 140 may include a proximity sensor 141.

The output unit 150 may include a display unit 151, an audio output module 152, an alarm unit 153, and a haptic module 154, for example, for generating output related to visual, auditory, have.

The display unit 151 displays and outputs information processed by the mobile terminal 100. For example, when the mobile terminal is in the call mode, a UI (User Interface) or a GUI (Graphic User Interface) associated with a call is displayed. When the mobile terminal 100 is in the video communication mode or the photographing mode, the photographed and / or received video or UI and GUI are displayed.

The display unit 151 may be a liquid crystal display, a thin film transistor-liquid crystal display, an organic light-emitting diode, a flexible display, a three-dimensional display 3D display).

Some of these displays may be transparent or light transmissive so that they can be seen through. This may be referred to as a transparent display. A typical example of the transparent display is a transparent LCD or the like. The rear structure of the display unit 151 may also be of a light transmission type. With this structure, the user can see an object located behind the terminal body through the area occupied by the display unit 151 of the terminal body.

There may be two or more display units 151 according to the embodiment of the mobile terminal 100. For example, in the mobile terminal 100, a plurality of display portions may be spaced apart from one another, or may be disposed integrally with one another, and may be disposed on different surfaces, respectively.

When the display unit 151 and a sensor for detecting a touch operation (hereinafter, referred to as a touch sensor) form a mutual layer structure (hereinafter, abbreviated as “touch screen”), the display unit 151 is an output device. It can also be used as an input device. The touch sensor may have the form of, for example, a touch film, a touch sheet, a touch pad, or the like.

The touch sensor may be configured to convert a change in a pressure applied to a specific portion of the display unit 151 or a capacitance generated in a specific portion of the display unit 151 into an electrical input signal. The touch sensor can be configured to detect not only the position and area to be touched but also the pressure at the time of touch.

If there is a touch input to the touch sensor, the corresponding signal (s) is sent to the touch controller. The touch controller processes the signal (s) and transmits the corresponding data to the controller 180. As a result, the controller 180 can know which area of the display unit 151 is touched.

Referring to FIG. 1, a proximity sensor 141 may be disposed in an inner region of the mobile terminal or in the vicinity of the touch screen, which is surrounded by the touch screen. The proximity sensor refers to a sensor that detects the presence or absence of an object approaching a predetermined detection surface or a nearby object without mechanical contact using the force of an electromagnetic field or infrared rays. The proximity sensor has a longer life span than the contact sensor and its utilization is also high.

Examples of the proximity sensor include a transmission photoelectric sensor, a direct reflection photoelectric sensor, a mirror reflection photoelectric sensor, a high frequency oscillation proximity sensor, a capacitive proximity sensor, a magnetic proximity sensor, and an infrared proximity sensor.

And to detect the proximity of the pointer by the change of the electric field along the proximity of the pointer when the touch screen is electrostatic. In this case, the touch screen (touch sensor) may be classified as a proximity sensor.

Hereinafter, for convenience of explanation, an act of allowing the pointer to be recognized without being in contact with the touch screen so that the pointer is located on the touch screen is referred to as a "proximity touch", and the touch The act of actually touching the pointer on the screen is called "contact touch." The position where the pointer is proximately touched on the touch screen means a position where the pointer is vertically corresponding to the touch screen when the pointer is touched.

The proximity sensor detects a proximity touch and a proximity touch pattern (e.g., a proximity touch distance, a proximity touch direction, a proximity touch speed, a proximity touch time, a proximity touch position, a proximity touch movement state, and the like). Information corresponding to the detected proximity touch operation and the proximity touch pattern may be output on the touch screen.

The audio output module 152 may output audio data received from the wireless communication unit 110 or stored in the memory unit 160 in a call signal reception mode, a call mode or a recording mode, a voice recognition mode, a broadcast reception mode, The sound output module 152 outputs an acoustic signal related to a function (e.g., a call signal reception sound, a message reception sound, etc.) performed in the mobile terminal 100. The audio output module 152 may include a receiver, a speaker, a buzzer, and the like. Also, the sound output module 152 may output sound through the earphone jack 116. The user can connect the earphone to the earphone jack 116 to hear the sound output.

The alarm unit 153 outputs a signal for notifying the occurrence of an event of the mobile terminal 100. Examples of events that occur in the mobile terminal include call signal reception, message reception, key signal input, touch input, and the like. The alarm unit 153 may output a signal for notifying the occurrence of an event in a form other than the video signal or the audio signal, for example, vibration. The video signal or the audio signal may also be output through the display unit 151 or the audio output module 152.

The haptic module 154 generates various tactile effects that the user can feel. A typical example of the haptic effect generated by the haptic module 154 is vibration. The intensity and pattern of vibration generated by the haptic module 154 can be controlled. For example, different vibrations may be synthesized and output or sequentially output.

In addition to the vibration, the haptic module 154 may be configured to perform various functions such as an effect of stimulation by a pin arrangement vertically moving with respect to a contact skin surface, an effect of stimulation by air spraying force or suction force through a jet opening or a suction opening, A variety of tactile effects such as an effect of stimulation through contact of an electrode, an effect of stimulation by an electrostatic force, and an effect of reproducing a cold sensation using a heat absorbing or exothermic element can be generated.

The haptic module 154 may not only deliver the haptic effect through direct contact, but also implement the haptic effect through the muscle sense of the user's finger or arm. The haptic module 154 may include two or more haptic modules 154 according to the configuration of the portable terminal 100.

The memory unit 160 may store a program for the operation of the controller 180 and temporarily store input / output data (e.g., a phone book, a message, a still image, a moving picture, etc.). The memory unit 160 may store data related to vibration and sound of various patterns outputted when a touch is input on the touch screen.

The memory unit 160 may be a flash memory type, a hard disk type, a multimedia card micro type, a card type memory (for example, SD or XD memory) (Random Access Memory), SRAM (Static Random Access Memory), ROM (Read Only Memory), EEPROM (Electrically Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory), PROM A disk, and / or an optical disk. The mobile terminal 100 may operate in association with a web storage that performs a storage function of the memory unit 160 on the Internet.

The interface unit 170 serves as a path for communication with all external devices connected to the mobile terminal 100. The interface unit 170 receives data from an external device or receives power from the external device to transfer the data to each component in the mobile terminal 100 or to transmit data in the mobile terminal 100 to an external device. For example, a wired / wireless headset port, an external charger port, a wired / wireless data port, a memory card port, a port for connecting a device having an identification module, an audio I / O port, A video input / output (I / O) port, an earphone port, and the like may be included in the interface unit 170.

The identification module is a chip for storing various information for authenticating the use right of the mobile terminal 100 and includes a user identification module (UIM), a subscriber identity module (SIM), a general user authentication module A Universal Subscriber Identity Module (USIM), and the like. Devices with identification modules (hereinafter referred to as "identification devices") can be manufactured in a smart card format. Accordingly, the identification device can be connected to the terminal 100 through the port.

The interface unit may be a passage through which power from the cradle is supplied to the mobile terminal 100 when the mobile terminal 100 is connected to an external cradle, or various command signals input from the cradle by a user may be transferred. It may be a passage that is delivered to the terminal. The various command signals or the power source input from the cradle may be operated as a signal for recognizing that the mobile terminal is correctly mounted on the cradle.

The control unit 180 typically controls the overall operation of the mobile terminal. For example, voice communication, data communication, video communication, and the like. The control unit 180 may include a multimedia module 181 for multimedia playback. The multimedia module 181 may be implemented in the control unit 180 or may be implemented separately from the control unit 180. [

The controller 180 may perform a pattern recognition process for recognizing handwriting input or drawing input performed on the touch screen as characters and images, respectively.

The power supply unit 190 receives an external power source and an internal power source under the control of the controller 180 to supply power for operation of each component.

The various embodiments described herein may be embodied in a recording medium readable by a computer or similar device using, for example, software, hardware, or a combination thereof.

According to a hardware implementation, the embodiments described herein may be implemented as application specific integrated circuits (ASICs), digital signal processors (DSPs), digital signal processing devices (DSPDs), programmable logic devices (PLDs), field programmable gate arrays May be implemented using at least one of processors, controllers, micro-controllers, microprocessors, and electrical units for performing functions. In some cases, And may be implemented by the control unit 180.

In a software implementation, embodiments such as procedures or functions may be implemented with separate software modules that allow at least one function or operation to be performed. The software code may be implemented by a software application written in a suitable programming language. In addition, the software code may be stored in the memory unit 160 and executed by the controller 180.

2A is a perspective view of an example of a mobile terminal or a mobile terminal according to the present invention.

The disclosed mobile terminal 100 has a bar-shaped terminal body. However, the present invention is not limited thereto, and can be applied to various structures such as a slide type, a folder type, a swing type, and a swivel type in which two or more bodies are relatively movably coupled.

The body includes a case (a casing, a housing, a cover, and the like) which forms an appearance. In this embodiment, the case may be divided into a front case 101 and a rear case 102. [ A variety of electronic components are embedded in the space formed between the front case 101 and the rear case 102. At least one intermediate case may be additionally disposed between the front case 101 and the rear case 102. [

The cases may be formed by injecting synthetic resin or may be formed of a metal material, for example, a metal material such as stainless steel (STS) or titanium (Ti).

The display unit 151, the sound output unit 152, the camera 121, the user input units 130/131 and 132, the microphone 122, the interface 170, and the like may be disposed in the front body 101 have.

The display unit 151 occupies most of the main surface of the front case 101. A sound output unit 151 and a camera 121 are disposed in an area adjacent to one end of both ends of the display unit 151 and a user input unit 131 and a microphone 122 are disposed in an area adjacent to the other end. The user input unit 132, the interface 170, and the like are disposed on the side surfaces of the front case 101 and the rear case 102.

The user input unit 130 is operated to receive a command for controlling the operation of the portable terminal 100 and may include a plurality of operation units 131 and 132. The operation units 131 and 132 may be collectively referred to as a manipulating portion and may be employed in any manner as long as the user operates in a tactile manner.

The contents inputted by the first or second operation units 131 and 132 may be variously set. For example, the first operation unit 131 receives commands such as start, end, scroll, and the like, and the second operation unit 132 controls the size of the sound output from the sound output unit 152 or the size of the sound output from the display unit 151 To the touch recognition mode of the touch screen.

FIG. 2B is a rear perspective view of the portable terminal shown in FIG. 2A.

Referring to FIG. 2B, a camera 121 'may be further mounted on the rear surface of the terminal body, that is, the rear case 102. The camera 121 'may have a photographing direction substantially opposite to the camera 121 (see FIG. 2A), and may be a camera having different pixels from the camera 121.

For example, the camera 121 may have a low pixel so that the face of the user can be photographed and transmitted to the other party in case of a video call or the like, and the camera 121 ' It is preferable to have a large number of pixels. The cameras 121 and 121 'may be installed in the terminal body so as to be rotatable or pop-upable.

A flash 123 and a mirror 124 are further disposed adjacent to the camera 121 '. The flash 123 illuminates the subject when the subject is photographed by the camera 121 '. The mirror 124 allows the user to illuminate the user's own face or the like when the user intends to shoot himself / herself (self-photographing) using the camera 121 '.

An acoustic output 152 'may be additionally disposed on the rear surface of the terminal body. The sound output unit 152 'may implement the stereo function together with the sound output unit 152 (see FIG. 2A), and may be used for the implementation of the speakerphone mode during a call.

In addition to the antenna for a call or the like, a broadcast signal reception antenna 124 may be additionally disposed on the side of the terminal body. The antenna 124 constituting a part of the broadcast receiving module 111 (see FIG. 1) may be installed to be able to be drawn out from the terminal body.

A power supply unit 190 for supplying power to the portable terminal 100 is mounted on the terminal body. The power supply unit 190 may be embedded in the terminal body or may be directly detachable from the outside of the terminal body.

The rear case 102 may further include a touch pad 135 for sensing a touch. The touch pad 135 may also be of a light transmission type like the display unit 151. [ In this case, if the display unit 151 is configured to output time information on both sides, the time information can be recognized through the touch pad 135 as well. The information output on both sides may be all controlled by the touch pad 135. [ Alternatively, a display may be additionally mounted on the touch pad 135, and a touch screen may be disposed on the rear case 102.

The touch pad 135 operates in association with the display unit 151 of the front case 101. The touch pad 135 may be disposed parallel to the rear of the display unit 151. The touch pad 135 may have a size equal to or smaller than that of the display unit 151.

In the present invention, for convenience of description, it is assumed that the display unit 151 is a touch screen 151. As described above, the touch screen 151 may perform both an information display function and an information input function. However, it should be clear that the present invention is not limited thereto. In addition, the touch mentioned in the present document may include both a touch touch and a proximity touch.

3 is a flowchart illustrating a method for controlling a mobile terminal according to an embodiment of the present invention, and FIGS. 4 to 6 are views for explaining the embodiment shown in FIG. 3. The control method may be executed under the control of the controller 180.

The controller 180 of the mobile terminal 100 may display an item for controlling the operation of the mobile terminal on the touch screen 151 (S110).

The item for controlling the operation of the mobile terminal may include setting information for executing an internal function of the mobile terminal 100, for example, call setting information, sound setting information, display setting information, and power setting. Information, location setting information, security setting information, and the like.

More specifically, in the case of the call setting information, whether to set the message to be transmitted after the incoming call rejection, Bluetooth headset call setting, international call restriction setting, call notification setting, call reception mode management setting, proximity sensor operation during a call Related settings and the like. Meanwhile, in case of the call setting, new setting information may be added by the user.

The item for controlling the operation of the mobile terminal may be a data list including at least one data. As in the above-described example, various setting information for controlling the operation of the mobile terminal 100 may be provided in a data list format.

Thereafter, the controller 180 of the mobile terminal 100 may capture a screen displayed on the touch screen 151 (S120).

The information displayed on the touch screen 151 is at least one data list for controlling the mobile terminal 100, and the controller 180 may capture a screen on which the data list is displayed.

The screen capture may be performed by manipulation of at least one user input unit 130/131, 132 illustrated in FIGS. 2A to 2B. Alternatively, the operation may be performed using a predetermined soft key displayed on the touch screen 151.

The controller 180 may map a control function corresponding to each of the at least one item to the captured screen capture image, and store the mapping result in the memory 160 (S130).

Here, it is assumed that there are a plurality of items (for example, three) displayed on the touch screen 151, and different control functions (for example, three different control functions) are set for each item. . In this case, the screen capture image is one image in which the plurality of items are displayed, but the controller 180 maps a control function (three control functions) corresponding to each item to the screen capture image, and the mapping result. Can be stored.

Therefore, the mobile terminal 100 according to an embodiment of the present invention can easily control the operation of the mobile terminal 100 by using one screen capture image to which the three control functions are mapped.

Meanwhile, the screen capture image stored in the memory 160 may be plural. That is, the number of the screen capture images may be proportional to the number of times displayed on the touch screen 151 and captured.

The controller 180 may receive an input for selecting a specific screen capture image from at least one screen capture image stored in the memory 160 (S140).

The controller 180 may set an operating state of the mobile terminal 100 according to the control function corresponding to the selected screen capture image (S150).

Accordingly, the operation state of the mobile terminal 100 can be easily changed using the pre-stored screen capture image.

The control method of the mobile terminal described above will be described in more detail with reference to FIGS. 4 to 6.

The controller 180 may display at least one item for controlling the operation of the mobile terminal 100 on the touch screen 151, and the item may be provided in the form of a data list (for example, a configuration menu). Can be.

Referring to FIG. 4, the data list displayed on the touch screen 151 may be a set I of items for controlling a sound of the mobile terminal 100.

Items for controlling the sound of the mobile terminal 100 is, for example, a silent mode setting (silent mode) to silence all except the multimedia-related sound or alarm sound, a predetermined event of the mobile terminal 100 When is generated, vibrate mode setting (vibrate) to notify the execution of the event (phone ringtone), incoming call setting (notification ringtone), ekdldjf audible touch tone settings (audible touch tones), etc. It may include.

On the other hand, reference numeral 11 is a selection button for indicating whether a setting related to the corresponding item is selected by the user, and reference numeral 12 is an identifier display for indicating that at least one item corresponding to each sub-category exists. to be.

Referring to FIG. 5, when a capture is performed on a screen displayed on the touch screen 151, the controller 180 maps and stores an operation setting value of the mobile terminal 100 provided through the screen to a capture screen image. The message 21 indicating that the message is notified may be displayed on the touch screen 151 (FIG. 5A).

The controller 180 may thumbnail-process the captured screen image to a predetermined size and store the thumbnail screen. The controller 180 may display a screen storing the at least one thumbnail image Th1, Th2, Th3, Th4, Th5, Th6 on the touch screen 151 (FIG. 5B).

Referring to FIG. 5B, the thumbnail image Th stored in the memory 151 may include images of various screens. For example, as shown in FIG. 5A, a thumbnail image Th1 related to a general setting of the mobile terminal 100, a thumbnail image Th3 related to a home screen setting, and an external device And a thumbnail image (Th6) related to the connection establishment with the connection.

Referring to FIG. 6, as at least one of the stored at least one screen capture image is selected (FIG. 6A), the controller 180 controls the mobile terminal 100 to perform a control function corresponding to the selected screen capture image. ) (FIG. 6B).

Meanwhile, the controller 180 may display a message 22 on the touch screen 151 for notifying that the operation state of the mobile terminal 100 is set using the screen capture image.

That is, the user may set the operation state of the mobile terminal 100 by applying the first thumbnail image Th1 without setting the detailed setting items having a plurality of steps. In addition, by applying the third island nail image Th3, widgets, applications, menu items, and the like arranged on the home screen may be set in the arrangement shown in the third island nail image Th3. In addition, by applying the sixth island nail image Th6, a connection with an external device (eg, a TV) may be easily set.

In the above description provided through the touch screen 151

Meanwhile, the mobile terminal 100 may select a target to be mapped to a predetermined control function through screen capture among at least one item displayed on the touch screen 151.

7 is a flowchart illustrating a control method of a mobile terminal according to an embodiment of the present invention, and FIG. 8 is a view for explaining the embodiment shown in FIG. 7.

Referring to FIG. 7, the controller 180 may display at least one item for controlling the operation of the mobile terminal 100 on the touch screen 151 (S210).

At least one of the at least one item is selected (S220), and screen capture may be executed (S230).

The screen capture image may be stored in match with a control function corresponding to the selected item (S240).

Referring to FIG. 8, items 13 and 15 of the control item 13, 14, 15, and 16 may be associated with the mobile terminal 100 through a thumbnail image by screen capture. The control function can be set.

Therefore, even if a capture operation is performed on the screen illustrated in FIG. 8, an object that can be set through the screen capture image may be previously selected by the user. The captured image of the screen shown in FIG. 8 may not be matched with the control functions for the item 14 and the item 15, and may store only the control functions for the item 13 and the item 16.

The controller 180 may set an operating state of the mobile terminal 100 according to a control function corresponding to the selected screen capture image (S250).

For example, a screen capture image corresponding to the screen shown in FIG. 8 is stored, and when the stored screen capture image is selected, a Wi-Fi setting item (item 14) and a DLNA network setting item (item 16) for a wireless network connection are selected. ) Does not apply.

9 is a diagram illustrating an example for displaying a screen capture image according to a control method of a mobile terminal according to an embodiment of the present invention.

Referring to FIG. 9, the controller 180 may map a predetermined control function to a screen capture image and store it in the memory 150 in the form of a thumbnail image.

In addition, the thumbnail image may include an identifier for identifying the control function.

For example, the screen capture image stored on June 5, 2011 may display an identifier corresponding to a setting item 31, a sound setting item 32, and a vibration setting item 33 related to music playback in the thumbnail image. Can be. Accordingly, the user can easily determine what setting items are captured by viewing the thumbnail image.

Meanwhile, the Wi-Fi setting item 34 was captured on July 30, 2011, and the Wi-Fi setting item 34 and the DLNA setting item 35 were captured and stored together on August 30, 2011. have.

Referring to FIG. 9, when the first thumbnail image Th1 is selected, the controller 180 transmits a setting value related to sound, vibration, and music reproduction of the mobile terminal 100 to the first thumbnail image Th1. You can change the mapped control settings. The same applies to the second island nail image Th2 and the third island nail image Th3.

10 is a flowchart illustrating a method for controlling a mobile terminal according to an embodiment of the present invention, and FIGS. 11 to 12 are views for explaining the embodiment shown in FIG. 10.

Referring to FIG. 10, the controller 180 may map and store the screen capture image with at least one control function corresponding to at least one item (S130 of FIG. 3).

In this case, the controller 180 may store the screen capture image mapped with the control function as a thumbnail image, and display the stored thumbnail image on the touch screen 151 (S310).

The controller 180 may receive an input for selecting a specific island nail image among at least one island nail image stored in the memory 160 (S320).

Thereafter, the controller 180 may display description information of the control function corresponding to the selected thumbnail image on the touch screen 151 (S330).

The description information may include a function of a screen captured control item or a current setting value, setting contents, etc. with respect to the screen captured control item.

Referring to FIG. 11, when the first island nail image Th1 is selected while a plurality of island nail images are displayed on the touch screen 151, the controller 180 may display the first island nail image Th1 through the first island nail image Th1. The detailed information 41 of the settable control function may be provided to the touch screen 151.

The detailed information 41 relates to the sound of the mobile terminal 100. The detailed information 41 may be set to a silent mode, always set to a vibrating state, and set to a volume of 7. The ring tone may be set to "Sunny day" and the notification ringtone may be set to "Bo peep".

Referring to FIG. 12, detailed information 42 of a control function settable through the sixth thumbnail image Th6 may be displayed on the touch screen 151.

The detailed information 42 relates to connection information between the mobile terminal 100 and an external electronic device. The mobile terminal 100 and LGLU6800 may be connected to a TV (LG Infinia 50p J550) through a DLNA. Reference numeral 100 denotes information indicating that the DLNA can be configured.

In the above, an embodiment of controlling a mobile terminal using a screen capture image according to an embodiment of the present invention has been described. The control method of the mobile terminal according to an embodiment of the present invention may be implemented through a predetermined application program, and by accessing the application program, a control method of the mobile terminal may be implemented.

Hereinafter, an example of accessing an application program for implementing a control method of a mobile terminal according to an embodiment of the present invention will be described.

13 to 14 illustrate examples for accessing an application for executing a control method of a mobile terminal according to an embodiment of the present invention.

Referring to FIG. 13, as described above, the method for controlling a mobile terminal according to an embodiment of the present invention may be implemented through a predetermined application program, and the controller 180 may display the application program on the touch screen 151. ) Can be displayed.

By executing the application program, it is possible to implement a method for controlling a mobile terminal according to an embodiment of the present invention.

Meanwhile, referring to FIG. 14, when the application 62 is executed, at least one pre-stored thumbnail image may be displayed on the touch screen 151, but the widget icon 63 may be displayed on the at least one thumbnail image. By providing through the control function corresponding to the selected thumbnail image may be executed immediately.

At least one thumbnail image Th1, Th2, Th3 to which the screen capture image is thumbnailed may be dynamically displayed through the widget icon 62. Meanwhile, as a touch input (for example, a flicking input) to the widget icon 62 is input, a control function mapped to the selected thumbnail image may be directly applied to the mobile terminal 100. Can be.

Meanwhile, the screen captured by the control method of the mobile terminal according to an embodiment of the present disclosure may be the entire surface of the touch screen 151 or may be a partial region of the touch screen 151.

15 to 16 illustrate an example of setting a capture target area according to a control method of a mobile terminal according to an embodiment of the present invention.

Referring to FIG. 15, the controller 180 may display a capture window 71 that can adjust a capture range on the touch screen 151. As the size of the capture window 71 is adjusted, the range of screen capture to which the embodiment of the present invention is applied may be adjusted.

When screen capture is performed while the capture range is adjusted, the controller 180 can capture a screen included in the set range.

In addition, the controller 180 may map only a function corresponding to a control item existing within the adjusted capture range to the screen capture image.

In addition, the screen capture image Th9 of which the capture range is adjusted may be thumbnail processed and stored in the memory 160.

On the other hand, in the above, the object to be captured according to the control method of the mobile terminal according to an embodiment of the present invention was described as limited to the items for controlling the operation of the mobile terminal 100, the present invention is not limited to this and various It may be implemented to be modified.

Referring to FIG. 16, a capture target displayed on the touch screen 151 may be text. Capture may be performed on the predetermined area 72 of the text. As described above, by adjusting the size of the capture window 72, the capture range can be adjusted.

The controller 180 may capture the text included in the capture window 72 and store it as a thumbnail image Th9.

The stored thumbnail image Th9 may be used for text input. For example, while executing a message writing related application, the stored thumbnail image Th 9 may be used.

The item for controlling the mobile terminal 100 may include a plurality of items that are configured in a plurality of steps and included in a lower category.

FIG. 17 is a flowchart illustrating a method for controlling a mobile terminal according to an embodiment of the present invention, and FIG. 18 is a view for explaining the embodiment shown in FIG. 17. The control method may be executed under the control of the controller 180.

Referring to FIG. 17, the controller 180 may display an item for controlling the operation of the mobile terminal on the touch screen 151 (S410).

As the screen displayed on the touch screen 151 is captured (S420), the controller 180 determines whether there is an item in which the captured item includes a lower category item (S430).

Here, the lower category item may be, for example, an upper category being a vibration setting item of a mobile terminal and a lower category being a vibration detail setting item. That is, as a sub-category of the vibration setting item, it may include 1) always vibration, 2) no vibration, 3) vibration only in silent mode, and 4) vibration only when not in silent mode. And it is assumed that item 3) is selected by the user.

The controller 180 may map and store the screen capture image to a control function corresponding to each sub category item (S440).

For example, only the upper category "vibration setting item" is displayed on the screen capture image, but the controller 180 stores the setting values for the lower category not displayed on the touch screen 151 together with the screen capture image. Can be.

Meanwhile, when there are a plurality of lower category items, another example of applying the control function related thereto to the mobile terminal 100 will be described with reference to FIG. 18.

Referring to FIG. 18, as one of the plurality of pre-stored thumbnail images Th is selected, description information 81 of the selected thumbnail image Th2 may be displayed.

In addition, the controller 180 may display a plurality of items 91, 92, and 93 belonging to a lower category of the selected thumbnail image Th2 on the touch screen 151.

Meanwhile, as shown in FIG. 18, the control items 82, 83, and 84 of the upper category may be provided as a flicking tab. In addition, when a specific upper category (eg, 83, sound) is selected, 1) sound profile normal, 2) Phone ringtone Bell, 3) Notofication sound Wisper, etc., which are the lower category items of the selected upper category 83, are displayed. Can be.

In addition, the controller 180 may collectively apply the control functions related to the control items 91, 92, and 93 belonging to a lower category to the mobile terminal 100, but the mobile terminal 100 only for the selected item of the user. You can also apply

To this end, reference numeral 85 is a button (apply all to my phone) to apply the items (91,92,93) belonging to the aforementioned sub-category to the mobile terminal 100 collectively, and reference numeral 86 is the above-mentioned. The buttons 91 and 92 and 93 share all settings with the external device.

Therefore, according to the control method of the mobile terminal according to an embodiment of the present invention, when the control item shown on the screen capture image includes a plurality of sub-category items, the sub-category items are displayed on the touch screen 151. In addition, at least one control function associated with each subcategory item may be selectively applied to the mobile terminal 100.

In addition, the controller 180 may display a message 95 on the touch screen 151 for notifying that at least one of the lower category items 91, 92, and 93 has been successfully applied.

Meanwhile, according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention, an operation state of the external electronic device can be easily set by transmitting the screen capture image to another external electronic device.

19 is a flowchart illustrating a control method of a mobile terminal according to an embodiment of the present invention, and FIG. 20 is a view for explaining the embodiment shown in FIG. 19.

19 to 20, the controller 180 can display thumbnail images of the screen capture image (S510).

When a touch input for sharing at least one of the pre-stored island nail images with another external electronic device (S520) and an island nail image to be shared with the external electronic device are selected (S530), the controller 180 controls the selected island nail image. May be transmitted to a predetermined external electronic device.

The controller 180 may transmit the selected thumbnail image to at least one external electronic device 301, 302, 303 through a predetermined network 200, for example, DLNA, Wi-Fi direct, Bluetooth, Mobile Network, etc. (S540). ).

Operations of the external electronic devices 301, 302, and 303 that have received the thumbnail image will be described with reference to FIGS. 21 through 24.

21 is a flowchart illustrating a control method of a mobile terminal according to an embodiment of the present invention, and FIGS. 22 to 23 are views for explaining the embodiment shown in FIG. 21. The control method may be executed under the control of the controller 180.

Referring to FIG. 21, the mobile terminal 300 may receive a screen capture image of an external device through the wireless communication unit 110 (S610).

The mobile terminal 300 may receive the screen capture image from a server of a mobile communication provider, or may receive the screen capture image from a server provided through a cloud computing service.

The mobile terminal 300 may set an operating state of the mobile terminal 300 according to a control function corresponding to the received screen capture image (S620).

The mobile terminal 300 may parse the received screen capture image to extract a control function mapped to the screen capture image. The extraction result may be applied to the mobile terminal 300, and the extraction result may include a setting value related to an operation state of the mobile terminal 300.

On the other hand, an application for implementing a control method of a mobile terminal according to an embodiment of the present invention can be provided, according to the presence or absence of the application to the mapped screen capture image received from an external device of the mobile terminal 300 The process may vary.

Referring to FIG. 22, when a screen capture image of an external device is received from an external device through the network 200, the mobile terminal 300 may automatically execute the application, and store the received screen capture image in a memory. Can be.

Referring to FIG. 23, when a screen capture image of an external device is received from an external device through the network 200 in a state where the application is not installed in the mobile terminal 300, the mobile terminal 300 maintains an operation state. The control function may be set to correspond to the received screen capture image.

In addition, the mobile terminal 300 may display a message 97 indicating that the operating state of the mobile terminal 300 is set through the screen capture image received from the external device on the touch screen 151.

The above-described method of controlling a mobile terminal according to the present invention can be provided by being recorded in a computer-readable recording medium as a program for execution in a computer.

The control method of the mobile terminal according to the present invention can be executed through software. When implemented in software, the constituent means of the present invention are code segments that perform the necessary work. The program or code segments may be stored on a processor readable medium or transmitted by a computer data signal coupled with a carrier on a transmission medium or network.

Computer-readable recording media include all kinds of recording devices that store data that can be read by a computer system. Examples of the computer-readable recording device include a ROM, a RAM, a CD-ROM, a DVD 占 ROM, a DVD-RAM, a magnetic tape, a floppy disk, a hard disk, The computer readable recording medium can also be distributed over network coupled computer devices so that the computer readable code is stored and executed in a distributed fashion.

It will be apparent to those skilled in the art that various modifications and variations can be made in the present invention without departing from the spirit or scope of the invention. The present invention is not limited to the drawings. In addition, the embodiments described in this document can be applied to not only the present invention, but also all or some of the embodiments may be selectively combined so that various modifications can be made.

100: mobile terminal 151: display unit (touch screen)
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Claims (15)

  1. touch screen; And
    Displaying at least one item on the touch screen for controlling an operation of a mobile terminal, capturing a screen displayed on the touch screen, and displaying the at least one item on a screen capture image generated by the capture A controller which maps and stores a control function corresponding to each other and sets an operation state of the mobile terminal according to a control function corresponding to the selected screen capture image when at least one of the stored at least one screen capture image is selected;
    Mobile terminal comprising a.
  2. The method of claim 1,
    The at least one item is a data list including at least one data,
    The at least one data relates to at least one of text and setting information for controlling an operation of the mobile terminal.
  3. The method of claim 1,
    The control unit,
    And receiving an input for selecting at least one of the at least one item, and when capturing the screen is performed, mapping the screen capture image to a control function corresponding to the selected item and storing the captured image.
  4. The method of claim 1,
    Further comprising a memory,
    The control unit,
    And resizing the screen capture image to store as a thumbnail image in the memory, and displaying at least one thumbnail image stored in the memory on the touch screen.
  5. The method of claim 3, wherein
    And the thumbnail image includes an identifier for distinguishing the at least one control function.
  6. The method of claim 3, wherein
    And displaying description information of a control function corresponding to the selected thumbnail image on the touch screen as one of the at least one thumbnail image is selected.
  7. The method of claim 3, wherein
    The control unit,
    Displaying a widget including the at least one island nail image on the touch screen, and when any one of at least one island nail image included in the widget is selected, the control corresponding to the selected island nail image And setting an operating state of the mobile terminal according to a function.
  8. The method of claim 1,
    The control unit,
    The mobile terminal of claim 1, wherein a touch input for selecting a partial region of the at least one item displayed on the touch screen is received.
  9. The method of claim 1,
    At least one of the at least one item includes a plurality of sub-category items,
    The control unit,
    And storing the screen capture image by mapping a control function corresponding to each of the sub-category items.
  10. The method of claim 1,
    Further comprising: a communication unit for performing data communication with an external device,
    The control unit,
    Mobile terminal characterized in that for transmitting the stored at least one screen capture image to the external device via the communication unit.
  11. The method of claim 1,
    The control unit,
    And displaying a message on the touch screen to inform that the operation state of the mobile terminal is set according to the control function.
  12. A communication unit performing data communication with an external device; And
    A control unit which receives a screen capture image of the external device through the communication unit and sets an operation state according to at least one control function corresponding to the screen capture image;
    Mobile terminal comprising a.
  13. 13. The method of claim 12,
    And a memory storing an application program for setting an operating state of the mobile terminal according to at least one control function corresponding to the screen capture image.
    The control unit,
    And executing the application program as the screen capture image of the external device is received, and storing the received screen capture image in the memory.
  14. Displaying at least one item on a touch screen for controlling an operation of the mobile terminal;
    Capturing a screen displayed on the touch screen;
    Mapping and storing a screen capture image with at least one control function corresponding to the at least one item; And
    Setting an operating state of the mobile terminal according to a control function corresponding to the selected screen capture image as the screen capture image is selected;
    Control method of a mobile terminal comprising a.
  15. Receiving a screen capture image of an external device; And
    Setting an operating state of the mobile terminal according to at least one control function corresponding to the screen capture image;
    Control method of a mobile terminal comprising a.
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