Connect public, paid and private patent data with Google Patents Public Datasets

Method and system for navigating a display screen for locating a desired item of information

Download PDF

Info

Publication number
US20110122157A1
US20110122157A1 US13022589 US201113022589A US20110122157A1 US 20110122157 A1 US20110122157 A1 US 20110122157A1 US 13022589 US13022589 US 13022589 US 201113022589 A US201113022589 A US 201113022589A US 20110122157 A1 US20110122157 A1 US 20110122157A1
Authority
US
Grant status
Application
Patent type
Prior art keywords
information
display
user
over
screen
Prior art date
Legal status (The legal status is an assumption and is not a legal conclusion. Google has not performed a legal analysis and makes no representation as to the accuracy of the status listed.)
Abandoned
Application number
US13022589
Inventor
Gilles Fabre
Jeff Parrish
Current Assignee (The listed assignees may be inaccurate. Google has not performed a legal analysis and makes no representation or warranty as to the accuracy of the list.)
ACCESS Systems Americas Inc
Original Assignee
ACCESS Systems Americas Inc
Priority date (The priority date is an assumption and is not a legal conclusion. Google has not performed a legal analysis and makes no representation as to the accuracy of the date listed.)
Filing date
Publication date

Links

Images

Classifications

    • GPHYSICS
    • G06COMPUTING; CALCULATING; COUNTING
    • G06FELECTRICAL DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING
    • G06F3/00Input arrangements for transferring data to be processed into a form capable of being handled by the computer; Output arrangements for transferring data from processing unit to output unit, e.g. interface arrangements
    • G06F3/01Input arrangements or combined input and output arrangements for interaction between user and computer
    • G06F3/048Interaction techniques based on graphical user interfaces [GUI]
    • G06F3/0487Interaction techniques based on graphical user interfaces [GUI] using specific features provided by the input device, e.g. functions controlled by the rotation of a mouse with dual sensing arrangements, or of the nature of the input device, e.g. tap gestures based on pressure sensed by a digitiser
    • G06F3/0488Interaction techniques based on graphical user interfaces [GUI] using specific features provided by the input device, e.g. functions controlled by the rotation of a mouse with dual sensing arrangements, or of the nature of the input device, e.g. tap gestures based on pressure sensed by a digitiser using a touch-screen or digitiser, e.g. input of commands through traced gestures
    • GPHYSICS
    • G06COMPUTING; CALCULATING; COUNTING
    • G06FELECTRICAL DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING
    • G06F3/00Input arrangements for transferring data to be processed into a form capable of being handled by the computer; Output arrangements for transferring data from processing unit to output unit, e.g. interface arrangements
    • G06F3/01Input arrangements or combined input and output arrangements for interaction between user and computer
    • G06F3/048Interaction techniques based on graphical user interfaces [GUI]
    • G06F3/0481Interaction techniques based on graphical user interfaces [GUI] based on specific properties of the displayed interaction object or a metaphor-based environment, e.g. interaction with desktop elements like windows or icons, or assisted by a cursor's changing behaviour or appearance
    • GPHYSICS
    • G06COMPUTING; CALCULATING; COUNTING
    • G06FELECTRICAL DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING
    • G06F2203/00Indexing scheme relating to G06F3/00 - G06F3/048
    • G06F2203/048Indexing scheme relating to G06F3/048
    • G06F2203/04805Virtual magnifying lens, i.e. window or frame movable on top of displayed information to enlarge it for better reading or selection

Abstract

A method and a system for navigating a display screen to search for a desired item of information stored in an electronic device. The electronic device includes a novel fly over user interface (FOUI) capable of receiving commands from a user to provide a zoom out view of the display screen. A user may commence a navigation session by touching the display screen in a non active area or by clicking on a specifically designated icon to activate the user interface. During the navigation session, the display screen is zoomed-out and a magnifying area may appear on the display screen. The user interface enables the user to scroll the zoomed-out display screen by dragging the magnifying area towards an edge of the display screen to find a desired item of information. The display screen may be a display screen of a digital device (e.g., portable computer, personal computer, a cellular telephone, a digital watch, etc). The user may terminate a navigation session by removing the pointer from the display screen.

Description

    CROSS REFERENCE TO RELATED APPLICATIONS
  • [0001]
    This application is a continuation application of application Ser. No. 12/371,623, entitled “METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR NAVIGATING A DISPLAY SCREEN FOR LOCATING A DESIRED ITEM OF INFORMATION,” filed Feb. 16, 2009, which is a continuation application of application Ser. No. 11/484,109, entitled “METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR NAVIGATING A DISPLAY SCREEN FOR LOCATING A DESIRED ITEM OF INFORMATION,” filed Jul. 11, 2006, now U.S. Pat. No. 7,492,350, which is a continuation application of application Ser. No. 10/071,816, entitled “METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR NAVIGATING A DISPLAY SCREEN FOR LOCATING A DESIRED ITEM OF INFORMATION,” filed Feb. 7, 2002, now U.S. Pat. No. 7,075,512, and assigned to the assignee of the present application. The subject matter in the above-identified co-pending and commonly owned application(s) is incorporated herein by reference.
  • BACKGROUND OF THE INVENTION
  • [0002]
    1. Field of the Invention
  • [0003]
    The present invention relates to the field of computer systems and data communication. More specifically embodiments of the present invention relate to the field of displaying information on screens of portable electronic devices, such as personal computers, personal digital assistants (PDAs), cell phones, pagers, digital watches, etc.
  • [0004]
    2. Related Art
  • [0005]
    The popularity of portable computers caused consumer demand for new features that are commensurate with the nature and method of use of portable devices. Furthermore, the advent of the Internet and ever increasing reliance on electronic mail presented more requirements regarding how portable devices interface with the Internet and electronic mail systems.
  • [0006]
    To respond to the market demand, manufacturers incorporated customer requirements into the design of their new products and made improvements in their existing capabilities. An improved portable computer, responding to the consumer requirements, requires a display capable of showing a plurality of icons and information. The icons may represent any information, e.g., an assortment of sorted data in a data base, pages of information down-loaded from the Internet, pages of text received via electronic-mail, and in some instances maps of cities displaying street lay-outs and the like.
  • [0007]
    Displaying pages of textual data, maps of cities or the ever-increasing number of icons takes a vast amount of display screen area. However, supporting such features is not compatible with the customer requirements for a “small size device.” Therefore, the designers of a portable computer have to either limit their designs to display screens capable of displaying a smaller amount of information or to enlarge the size of the display, neither of which may satisfy all customer requirements.
  • [0008]
    Furthermore, portable electronic devices are typically employed while the user is on the run, e.g., in business meetings, on business travel, personal travel, in a vehicle, on foot, etc. Ideally, a user of a portable device needs to retrieve a maximum amount of information, display the information on a limited amount of display space, and in the shortest period of time. Such constraints can benefit from an improved system or an improved method for searching and presenting the information to the user. Conventional portable electronic devices can benefit from improved methods of retrieving, displaying and legibly presenting information to users.
  • [0009]
    Thus a need exists for a device capable of retrieving information with a minimum number of inquiries. Furthermore, a need exists for a user to be able to search and retrieve desired data in an expeditious manner. Additionally, a need exist for a user-friendly device that is easily portable, contains a large amount of information which can be sorted and conveniently retrieved. The present invention provides a novel solution to these requirements.
  • SUMMARY OF THE INVENTION
  • [0010]
    An embodiment of the present invention enables a user to retrieve a desired item of information from a large number of items of information stored in a portable computer with a minimum number of inquiries. Typically, the information displayed on a display screen of the portable computer is virtually expanded in all directions, outside the viewing area of a user of the portable computer. Furthermore, zoomed-out fonts and images are used to fit large documents received from the Internet, via the e-mail or the like on a small display screen of a portable computer. An electronic magnifier is placed over the zoomed-out information displayed on the display screen.
  • [0011]
    The magnifier can be used, similar to a pointer in a conventional personal computer, to scroll the displayed information in all directions while the information passes under the magnifier. As the information passes under the magnifier, a user can bring to view the information beyond the viewing area and with enhanced legibility due to magnification.
  • [0012]
    According to one embodiment of the present invention a user points a pointer (e.g., a stylus, a mouse pointer, or even the user's finger) at the display screen invoking a Fly Over user interface (FOUI). Invocation of the FOUI initiates a search or a navigation session. The navigation session is initiated when the current view is zoomed-out and a magnifying rectangle appears on the display screen over the displayed items of information. Accordingly, the items of information directly under and within the magnifying rectangle are zoomed-out by an order of 2−n degrees of magnification, which makes the information clearly visible and legible to the user. In one embodiment of the present invention a user determines the degree of magnification and zoom-out of the items.
  • [0013]
    Another embodiment of the present invention enables a user to scroll the displayed information by moving the magnifying rectangle in all directions in search of the desired item of information while the displayed information are passing under the magnifying rectangle and are magnified. The present invention enables a user to search for information in different layers and sub-layers. The user may terminate the navigation session by removing the pointer from the display screen and the invention allows the user to resume with the normal operation of the device.
  • [0014]
    More specifically, embodiments of the present invention are directed to a method for retrieving information providing a magnifying window on a display of a digital device wherein the display shows a plurality of items. The user activates the magnifying window by touching the screen with a pointer. The user scrolls the magnifying window over the display screen and locates a desired item of information of the plurality of items of information. By pointing on the desired item of information, detail information can be displayed. Removing the pointer from the screen deactivates magnifying window, restores view zoom factor and terminates the navigation session.
  • [0015]
    Embodiments of the present invention are also directed to a method and a system for navigating through information of a display screen to search for a desired item of information stored in an electronic device. The electronic device includes a user interface capable of receiving commands from a pointer to activate a magnifying window. A user may commence a navigation session by touching the display screen in a non-active area or by clicking on a specifically designated icon to activate the user interface. The user interface enables the user to scroll the magnifying window in all directions over the zoomed-out display to find a desired item of information. The display may be a display screen of a digital device (e.g., portable computer, personal computer, a cellular telephone, a digital watch, etc). The user may drag the pointer over the desired item of information to retrieve detailed information contained therein. The user may terminate a navigation session by removing the pointer from the screen and resuming normal operation.
  • BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE DRAWINGS
  • [0016]
    FIG. 1 depicts a typical portable computer with a plurality of icons displayed on its display screen.
  • [0017]
    FIG. 2 depicts the display screen of a typical portable computer when a navigation session is initiated and, in response, the display is zoomed-out and a magnifying rectangle appears on the display screen.
  • [0018]
    FIG. 3 illustrates the movement of a magnifying rectangle and the scrolling of the information while a user is searching for a desired item of information.
  • [0019]
    FIG. 4A and FIG. 4B illustrate a search for a desired item of information while FOUI magnifies the displayed information thereby enhancing the visibility and facilitating the search.
  • [0020]
    FIG. 5A is an exemplary illustration of an embodiment of the present invention searching for and finding an address on a portable computer.
  • [0021]
    FIGS. 5B, 5C and 5D are an exemplary illustrations of embodiments of the present invention viewing the address and a map of a desired address.
  • [0022]
    FIG. 6 is a flowchart of the steps of a process 600 of initiating a Fly Over user interface (FOUI) and navigation of information in search of a desired item of information in accordance with an embodiment of the present invention.
  • DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE INVENTION
  • [0023]
    Reference will now be made in detail to the preferred embodiments of the present invention, a method and a system for navigating a display screen for locating a desired item of information, examples of which are illustrated in the accompanying drawings. While the invention will be described in conjunction with the preferred embodiments, it will be understood that they are not intended to limit the invention to these embodiments. On the contrary, the invention is intended to cover alternatives, modifications and equivalents, which may be included within the spirit and scope of the invention as defined by the appended claims.
  • [0024]
    The present invention is compatible with any electronic device having a wireless or other communication mechanism and contains organized records of information, such as a portable computer system, a cell phone, a digital watch or a pager. One of the common types of electronic systems, which can be used in accordance with one embodiment of the present invention, is referred to as a personal digital assistant, or commonly called a PDA. The PDA is a pocket sized electronic organizer with the capability to store telephone numbers, addresses, daily appointment, and software that keeps track of business or personal data such as expenses, etc. Furthermore, the PDA also has the ability to connect to a personal computer, enabling the two devices to exchange updated information that is synchronizing the information between the two devices. Additionally, the PDA can also be connected to a modem, enabling it to have electronic mail (email) capabilities over the Internet along with other Internet capabilities. Moreover, an advanced PDA can have Internet capabilities over a wireless communication interface (e.g., radio interface).
  • [0025]
    In particular, the PDA can be used to browse Web pages located on the Internet. The PDA can be coupled to a networking environment. It should be appreciated that embodiments of the present invention are well suited to operate within a wide variety of electronic systems (e.g., computer systems) which can be communicatively coupled to a networking environment, including cellular phones, digital watches, pagers, etc.
  • [0026]
    FIG. 1 depicts an exemplary Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) 100. The PDA 100 is also known as a palmtop or palm-sized electronic device or portable computer system. The PDA 100 stores substantial items of information in its memory. The information may be stored in accordance with a plurality of views of a database organized in different files created by a user. Numerous icons, represented by circles in FIG. 1, displayed on display screen 110 (e.g., graphical user interface) may represent a plurality of databases or files stored in memory. Each icon displayed on display screen 110 is labeled to identify the file or the database it represents.
  • [0027]
    For example icon 130 may represent a file storing all received e-mails. Similarly icon 120 may represent a file where maps of different cities are stored, or icon 150 may be associated with a data base view of all expenses by the user during January 2000. A user can retrieve information associated with an icon by activating that particular icon. An icon may be activated in a variety of methods (e.g., touching the icon with a stylus, touching the icon with the user finger, touching the icon with a pointer or the likes).
  • [0028]
    The PDA 100 also has the capability to transmit and receive data and information over a wireless communication interface (e.g., a radio interface). The PDA 100 implements an exemplary graphical user interface providing a fly over mode.
  • [0029]
    In one embodiment of the present invention icon 190 is specifically designed for the purpose of invoking the fly over mode. A user can invoke fly over mode by touching a non-active area 180 of display screen 110 with stylus 210 or in the alternative click on icon 190. It is appreciated that the non-active area 180 of display screen 110 may be an area which is not occupied by icons.
  • [0030]
    FIG. 2 depicts an embodiment of the present invention, where a user may initiate a fly over mode. During the fly over mode, a larger number of icons and fly over area 220 appear on display screen 110. FIG. 2 illustrates an exemplary view of display screen 110 during fly over mode while fly over area 220 is placed over icon 230. Icon 230 viewed through the fly over area 220 appears larger than the other icons on display screen 110. During fly over mode, not all icons can be displayed on display screen 110. The display of some of the icons is extended beyond the borders of display screen 110. However, all icons can be brought into view on display screen 110 by scrolling the icons in directions 130, 140 and 160 of FIG. 1.
  • [0031]
    For example, FIG. 1 depicts PDA 100 during a normal mode of operation showing a small number of icons on display screen 110, although a large number of icons are extended outside the viewing area and not visible to the user. FIG. 2 illustrates the viewing area of display screen 110 after fly over mode is invoked. During the fly over mode, a larger number of icons, smaller in size (e.g., feature size), appear on the viewing area of display screen 110. Appearance of a larger number of icons on display screen 110 facilitates a subsequent search for a target icon. During this session, a user has access to a larger number of icons while the user can fly over the smaller size icon with a magnifying tool, fly over area 220, with enhanced visibility.
  • [0032]
    Another embodiment of the present invention enables a user to control the magnification power of fly over area 220. For example, a user may display an object displayed through display screen 110 twice as large as its smaller size by selecting two degrees of magnification. By using a “2” degree of magnification, the items of information directly under and within the fly over area 220 will be zoomed in and appear as large as its size during the normal operating mode, while other non-magnified items will be zoomed-out and appear smaller in size by a factor of “2,” thus the zoomed in item becomes clearly visible and legible to the user.
  • [0033]
    A navigation session begins when a user drags the fly over area 220 in direction 130, 140 or 160 of FIG. 1, in search of an item of information (e.g., icon 330). The user drags the fly over area 220 across display screen 110 with the aid of stylus 210.
  • [0034]
    FIG. 3 illustrates a navigation session for locating a desired item of information (e.g., icon 330). The user places stylus 210 over the fly over area 220 and moves stylus 210 in direction 130′, 140 and 160 of FIG. 1. The user navigates display screen 110 until icon 330 is found under the fly over area 220.
  • [0035]
    FIG. 1 also depicts display screen 110 when the fly over mode session is terminated. In one embodiment of the present invention, the user may terminate the fly over mode session by removing stylus 210 from display screen 110. When the fly over mode session is terminated, display of icons on display screen 110 return to their normal size as depicted on FIG. 1.
  • [0036]
    FIG. 4A and FIG. 4B illustrate one embodiment of the present invention where the user furthers the search beyond locating icon 330. The user may activate icon 330 by pressing stylus 210 on icon 330 or double clicking on icon 330 and cause display of information, e.g., text, associated with icon 330.
  • [0037]
    In another embodiment of the present invention, the user may search for a particular line or a particular sentence within the displayed text. The search is conducted by navigating display screen 110 by moving fly over area 220 in directions 130, 140 and 160 of FIG. 1. The navigation process will continue, while the fly over area 220 (FIG. 48) slides over the text and enhancing the legibility, until the desired line or the desired sentence is found. It is appreciated that the type of information is not limited to textual data, and in other embodiment of the present invention, the type information may be graphics, tables of numbers, calendars, maps of cities, telephone directories or the like.
  • [0038]
    FIGS. 5A, 5B, 5C, and 5D are exemplary illustrations of further embodiments of the present invention. According to this embodiment of the present invention, a user of system 500, equipped with a fly over area, can search for an address and a direction to a named location in a city. System 500 is equipped with an internal memory (e.g., hard disk, RAM, PROM, RAM, EPROM, etc.) and may be adapted to receive an add-in memory card complying with PCMCIA (e.g., PC card). The internal memory or the add-in memory card contains the addresses for the residential and businesses located in the city B, along with the map of the city B. Furthermore, for the sake of this example, a user of the device can use system 500 to find a direction to a residential address 1322 on the 9th street.
  • [0039]
    FIG. 5A depicts display screen 110 when a fly over display mode session has been initiated. A fly over display mode session is initiated when a fly over area 220 appears on display screen 110. The user then can navigate display screen 110 by moving fly over area 220 using stylus 210 in direction 130, 140, and 160 of FIG. 1. As the user moves fly over area 220 in directions 130, 140, and 160 of FIG. 1, the information outside the viewing area will scroll into the user viewing area. The navigation of information and scrolling of the information may continue until the desired item of information is found and placed under fly over area 220. FIG. 5A depicts an instant where icon labeled “Addresses” is found and is under fly over area 220.
  • [0040]
    FIG. 5B illustrates the next session in the search for the desired address 1322 on the 9th street after icon labeled “addresses” is found. FIG. 5B illustrates that the user has terminated the fly over display mode session by removing stylus 210 from display screen 110. FIG. 5B depicts display screen 110 in its normal mode of operation and a smaller number of icons, including the desired icon labeled “addresses” remain on display screen 110 (e.g., a first amount of a graphical user interface).
  • [0041]
    FIG. 5C is another embodiment of the present invention, where the user of system 500 who wishes to find the location of and a direction to 1322, 9th street in city B continues the search and finds the list of the streets in the city. The user activates icon labeled “addresses” and a list of streets will appear on screen 110. The user scrolls the list in the directions 130, 140 or 160 of FIG. 1 until 9th street appears under a fly over area 220. It is appreciated that the sizes of the text in the fly over area 220 is larger than the size of text displayed on the rest of the display screen 110. However, the text outside the fly over area 220 is smaller than the text originally displayed, as shown in FIG. 5B. Thus, more text in the graphical user interface is now viewable.
  • [0042]
    FIG. 5D illustrates a view of a section of the map of the city B, where the 9th street is located. The user points stylus 220 on 9th street in FIG. 5B to get geographical location of 9th street. Accordingly, location of 9th street in relation with two major Interstates freeways will appear under fly over area 220.
  • [0043]
    FIG. 6 is a flowchart of the steps in a computer implemented process 600 for initiating a fly over mode and navigation of information in search for a desired item of information in accordance with an embodiment of the present invention.
  • [0044]
    In step 610 of FIG. 6, in one embodiment of the present invention, a user can activate the fly over mode by pointing a pointer to a non-active area of a display screen. In another embodiment of the present invention, a user can activate the fly over mode by clicking on an icon, on the display screen, which is specifically designated for activation of the fly over mode.
  • [0045]
    In step 620 of FIG. 6, a fly over area appears on the display screen and the user can move the fly over area in all directions by holding the pointer on the magnifying area and dragging the pointer in different directions. During the fly over mode, a larger number of items of information, which are smaller in size (e.g., feature size), are displayed on the display screen.
  • [0046]
    In step 630 of FIG. 6, the user moves the fly over area over the displayed information on the display screen to locate a desired item of information. Items of information appearing within the perimeter of the fly over area are magnified and are clearly legible.
  • [0047]
    In step 640 of FIG. 6, once the user finds the desired item of information, the search may continue to get detail of the desired item of information. The user points the pointer on the desired item of information and clicks on the desired item of information.
  • [0048]
    In step 650 of FIG. 6, the user may terminate the navigation session and exit the fly over mode by removing the pointer from the screen. Once the session is terminated, the display screen displays items of information in their normally displayed sizes.
  • [0049]
    In summary, the present invention provides a method and a system that enables a user to search through items of information, on a small display screen of a portable device, and expeditiously find a desired item of information and legibly present the item of information to the user. In accordance with the present invention, the portable computer system may have the desired item of information stored in its database or in a PC card. It is appreciated that the embodiments of the present invention can be readily applied to the information received from the Internet or through the e-mail. While the present invention has been described in particular embodiments, it should be appreciated that the # present invention should not be construed as limited by such embodiments, but rather construed according to the below claims.

Claims (1)

1. A method for implementing a touchscreen user interface for a device, the method comprising the steps of:
a) displaying a plurality of items in a normal mode on a touchscreen of a portable electronic device;
b) registering a user input to enter a fly over mode;
c) in response to b), providing a fly over area within the touchscreen, wherein the fly over area provides a view of items within the fly over area, and wherein items outside the fly over area are zoomed out with respect to the items in the normal mode and the ones of the items; and
d) controlling a location of the fly over area with respect to the touchscreen in accordance with a movement command received from a user.
US13022589 2002-02-07 2011-02-07 Method and system for navigating a display screen for locating a desired item of information Abandoned US20110122157A1 (en)

Priority Applications (4)

Application Number Priority Date Filing Date Title
US10071816 US7075512B1 (en) 2002-02-07 2002-02-07 Method and system for navigating a display screen for locating a desired item of information
US11484109 US7492350B2 (en) 2002-02-07 2006-07-11 Method and system for navigating a display screen for locating a desired item of information
US12371623 US7884809B2 (en) 2002-02-07 2009-02-16 Method and system for navigating a display screen for locating a desired item of information
US13022589 US20110122157A1 (en) 2002-02-07 2011-02-07 Method and system for navigating a display screen for locating a desired item of information

Applications Claiming Priority (1)

Application Number Priority Date Filing Date Title
US13022589 US20110122157A1 (en) 2002-02-07 2011-02-07 Method and system for navigating a display screen for locating a desired item of information

Publications (1)

Publication Number Publication Date
US20110122157A1 true true US20110122157A1 (en) 2011-05-26

Family

ID=36644107

Family Applications (4)

Application Number Title Priority Date Filing Date
US10071816 Active 2022-07-31 US7075512B1 (en) 2002-02-07 2002-02-07 Method and system for navigating a display screen for locating a desired item of information
US11484109 Expired - Fee Related US7492350B2 (en) 2002-02-07 2006-07-11 Method and system for navigating a display screen for locating a desired item of information
US12371623 Expired - Fee Related US7884809B2 (en) 2002-02-07 2009-02-16 Method and system for navigating a display screen for locating a desired item of information
US13022589 Abandoned US20110122157A1 (en) 2002-02-07 2011-02-07 Method and system for navigating a display screen for locating a desired item of information

Family Applications Before (3)

Application Number Title Priority Date Filing Date
US10071816 Active 2022-07-31 US7075512B1 (en) 2002-02-07 2002-02-07 Method and system for navigating a display screen for locating a desired item of information
US11484109 Expired - Fee Related US7492350B2 (en) 2002-02-07 2006-07-11 Method and system for navigating a display screen for locating a desired item of information
US12371623 Expired - Fee Related US7884809B2 (en) 2002-02-07 2009-02-16 Method and system for navigating a display screen for locating a desired item of information

Country Status (1)

Country Link
US (4) US7075512B1 (en)

Cited By (4)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
US20080221786A1 (en) * 2007-03-05 2008-09-11 Kohei Otsuki Navigation system and roadway search method
US20110093195A1 (en) * 2009-10-21 2011-04-21 Alpine Electronics, Inc. Map display device and map display method
US20130265246A1 (en) * 2012-04-06 2013-10-10 Lg Electronics Inc. Electronic device and method of controlling the same
US8681181B2 (en) * 2011-08-24 2014-03-25 Nokia Corporation Methods, apparatuses, and computer program products for compression of visual space for facilitating the display of content

Families Citing this family (146)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
GB9722766D0 (en) 1997-10-28 1997-12-24 British Telecomm Portable computers
US9292111B2 (en) 1998-01-26 2016-03-22 Apple Inc. Gesturing with a multipoint sensing device
US9239673B2 (en) 1998-01-26 2016-01-19 Apple Inc. Gesturing with a multipoint sensing device
US8034026B2 (en) 2001-05-18 2011-10-11 Deka Products Limited Partnership Infusion pump assembly
EP1390089B1 (en) 2001-05-18 2007-01-24 Deka Products Limited Partnership Infusion set for a fluid pump
US7075512B1 (en) * 2002-02-07 2006-07-11 Palmsource, Inc. Method and system for navigating a display screen for locating a desired item of information
US20050168441A1 (en) * 2002-11-05 2005-08-04 Fujitsu Limited Display control device, display control method, computer product
US20040165009A1 (en) * 2003-02-20 2004-08-26 International Business Machines Corporation Expansion of interactive user interface components
JP4177731B2 (en) * 2003-07-28 2008-11-05 株式会社東芝 Electronic apparatus, the screen control method and a screen control program
KR100537280B1 (en) * 2003-10-29 2005-12-16 삼성전자주식회사 Apparatus and method for inputting character using touch screen in portable terminal
JP4266158B2 (en) * 2003-11-28 2009-05-20 株式会社東芝 Information processing apparatus and display control method
JP2005182463A (en) * 2003-12-19 2005-07-07 Toshiba Corp Information processor and display control method
WO2005069201A3 (en) * 2004-01-09 2006-02-23 Koninkl Philips Electronics Nv Double scrolling
US8479122B2 (en) 2004-07-30 2013-07-02 Apple Inc. Gestures for touch sensitive input devices
US7614008B2 (en) 2004-07-30 2009-11-03 Apple Inc. Operation of a computer with touch screen interface
US7760187B2 (en) * 2004-07-30 2010-07-20 Apple Inc. Visual expander
US20080098331A1 (en) * 2005-09-16 2008-04-24 Gregory Novick Portable Multifunction Device with Soft Keyboards
US8381135B2 (en) 2004-07-30 2013-02-19 Apple Inc. Proximity detector in handheld device
US20060064647A1 (en) * 2004-09-23 2006-03-23 Tapuska David F Web browser graphical user interface and method for implementing same
JP2006134184A (en) * 2004-11-08 2006-05-25 Honda Access Corp Remote control switch
US7752633B1 (en) * 2005-03-14 2010-07-06 Seven Networks, Inc. Cross-platform event engine
US7487447B1 (en) 2005-05-25 2009-02-03 Google Inc. Web page zoom feature
JP4653561B2 (en) * 2005-05-31 2011-03-16 株式会社東芝 Information processing apparatus and display control method
US8237664B2 (en) * 2005-12-19 2012-08-07 At&T Mobility Ii Llc Application adaptive mobile terminal
US7705861B2 (en) * 2006-01-19 2010-04-27 Microsoft Corporation Snap to element analytical tool
WO2007095093A3 (en) 2006-02-09 2008-01-17 Deka Products Lp Pumping fluid delivery systems and methods using force application assembly
US7689926B2 (en) * 2006-03-31 2010-03-30 Microsoft Corporation Selective window exclusion for captured content
US20070268317A1 (en) * 2006-05-18 2007-11-22 Dan Banay User interface system and method for selectively displaying a portion of a display screen
KR100830467B1 (en) * 2006-07-13 2008-05-20 엘지전자 주식회사 Display device having touch pannel and Method for processing zoom function of display device thereof
US8453060B2 (en) * 2006-08-25 2013-05-28 Microsoft Corporation Panoramic ring user interface
US7956849B2 (en) * 2006-09-06 2011-06-07 Apple Inc. Video manager for portable multifunction device
US7864163B2 (en) * 2006-09-06 2011-01-04 Apple Inc. Portable electronic device, method, and graphical user interface for displaying structured electronic documents
US8842074B2 (en) * 2006-09-06 2014-09-23 Apple Inc. Portable electronic device performing similar operations for different gestures
US7581186B2 (en) * 2006-09-11 2009-08-25 Apple Inc. Media manager with integrated browsers
US8564543B2 (en) * 2006-09-11 2013-10-22 Apple Inc. Media player with imaged based browsing
US8736557B2 (en) * 2006-09-11 2014-05-27 Apple Inc. Electronic device with image based browsers
US9128596B2 (en) * 2006-09-22 2015-09-08 Opera Software Asa Method and device for selecting and displaying a region of interest in an electronic document
JP4795194B2 (en) * 2006-10-13 2011-10-19 富士通東芝モバイルコミュニケーションズ株式会社 Mobile terminal
US8570278B2 (en) * 2006-10-26 2013-10-29 Apple Inc. Portable multifunction device, method, and graphical user interface for adjusting an insertion point marker
US7856605B2 (en) 2006-10-26 2010-12-21 Apple Inc. Method, system, and graphical user interface for positioning an insertion marker in a touch screen display
US7692629B2 (en) 2006-12-07 2010-04-06 Microsoft Corporation Operating touch screen interfaces
US8584038B2 (en) 2006-12-18 2013-11-12 Microsoft Corporation Techniques for use with a calendar and messaging component
US8214768B2 (en) * 2007-01-05 2012-07-03 Apple Inc. Method, system, and graphical user interface for viewing multiple application windows
US8074172B2 (en) 2007-01-05 2011-12-06 Apple Inc. Method, system, and graphical user interface for providing word recommendations
US20080165148A1 (en) * 2007-01-07 2008-07-10 Richard Williamson Portable Electronic Device, Method, and Graphical User Interface for Displaying Inline Multimedia Content
US8519964B2 (en) 2007-01-07 2013-08-27 Apple Inc. Portable multifunction device, method, and graphical user interface supporting user navigations of graphical objects on a touch screen display
US7844915B2 (en) 2007-01-07 2010-11-30 Apple Inc. Application programming interfaces for scrolling operations
US7469381B2 (en) * 2007-01-07 2008-12-23 Apple Inc. List scrolling and document translation, scaling, and rotation on a touch-screen display
US20080168402A1 (en) 2007-01-07 2008-07-10 Christopher Blumenberg Application Programming Interfaces for Gesture Operations
US9001047B2 (en) 2007-01-07 2015-04-07 Apple Inc. Modal change based on orientation of a portable multifunction device
KR20080073868A (en) * 2007-02-07 2008-08-12 엘지전자 주식회사 Terminal and method for displaying menu
US7693842B2 (en) * 2007-04-09 2010-04-06 Microsoft Corporation In situ search for active note taking
US8185839B2 (en) * 2007-06-09 2012-05-22 Apple Inc. Browsing or searching user interfaces and other aspects
US8201096B2 (en) * 2007-06-09 2012-06-12 Apple Inc. Browsing or searching user interfaces and other aspects
US9772751B2 (en) 2007-06-29 2017-09-26 Apple Inc. Using gestures to slide between user interfaces
JP5184528B2 (en) * 2007-07-11 2013-04-17 株式会社Access Portable information terminal
US8471823B2 (en) * 2007-08-16 2013-06-25 Sony Corporation Systems and methods for providing a user interface
KR101404606B1 (en) * 2007-08-21 2014-06-10 삼성전자주식회사 A method of providing menus by using a touchscreen and a multimedia apparatus thereof
US7696636B2 (en) * 2007-08-24 2010-04-13 Broadcom Corporation Midspan powering in a Power over Ethernet system
KR20090024541A (en) * 2007-09-04 2009-03-09 삼성전자주식회사 Method for selecting hyperlink and mobile communication terminal using the same
US20090058820A1 (en) * 2007-09-04 2009-03-05 Microsoft Corporation Flick-based in situ search from ink, text, or an empty selection region
US20090089705A1 (en) * 2007-09-27 2009-04-02 Microsoft Corporation Virtual object navigation
EP2193520A4 (en) * 2007-09-28 2010-12-01 Research In Motion Ltd Method and apparatus for providing zoom functionality in a portable device display
US20090158181A1 (en) * 2007-12-18 2009-06-18 Mellmo Llc User interface method and apparatus to navigate a document file
US9526830B2 (en) 2007-12-31 2016-12-27 Deka Products Limited Partnership Wearable pump assembly
US9619143B2 (en) 2008-01-06 2017-04-11 Apple Inc. Device, method, and graphical user interface for viewing application launch icons
US8327272B2 (en) 2008-01-06 2012-12-04 Apple Inc. Portable multifunction device, method, and graphical user interface for viewing and managing electronic calendars
US8232973B2 (en) 2008-01-09 2012-07-31 Apple Inc. Method, device, and graphical user interface providing word recommendations for text input
US20090207139A1 (en) * 2008-02-18 2009-08-20 Nokia Corporation Apparatus, method and computer program product for manipulating a reference designator listing
US8645827B2 (en) 2008-03-04 2014-02-04 Apple Inc. Touch event model
US8205157B2 (en) * 2008-03-04 2012-06-19 Apple Inc. Methods and graphical user interfaces for conducting searches on a portable multifunction device
US8201109B2 (en) 2008-03-04 2012-06-12 Apple Inc. Methods and graphical user interfaces for editing on a portable multifunction device
US8650507B2 (en) 2008-03-04 2014-02-11 Apple Inc. Selecting of text using gestures
US8416196B2 (en) 2008-03-04 2013-04-09 Apple Inc. Touch event model programming interface
US8717305B2 (en) 2008-03-04 2014-05-06 Apple Inc. Touch event model for web pages
US20090265652A1 (en) * 2008-04-18 2009-10-22 Foxnum Technology Co., Ltd. Machine tool and software magnifier operating method thereof
US8607161B2 (en) * 2008-05-09 2013-12-10 Blackberry Limited Configurable icon sizing and placement for wireless and other devices
US8508476B2 (en) * 2008-07-11 2013-08-13 Htc Corporation Touch-sensitive control systems and methods
KR101482120B1 (en) * 2008-08-01 2015-01-21 엘지전자 주식회사 Controlling a Mobile Terminal Capable of Schedule Managment
US8607148B2 (en) * 2008-08-26 2013-12-10 General Electric Company Method and system for performing drag and drop operation
US8279241B2 (en) * 2008-09-09 2012-10-02 Microsoft Corporation Zooming graphical user interface
KR20100038688A (en) 2008-10-06 2010-04-15 엘지전자 주식회사 Mobile terminal and user interface of mobile terminal
US8267892B2 (en) 2008-10-10 2012-09-18 Deka Products Limited Partnership Multi-language / multi-processor infusion pump assembly
US8016789B2 (en) 2008-10-10 2011-09-13 Deka Products Limited Partnership Pump assembly with a removable cover assembly
US8708376B2 (en) 2008-10-10 2014-04-29 Deka Products Limited Partnership Medium connector
US8223028B2 (en) 2008-10-10 2012-07-17 Deka Products Limited Partnership Occlusion detection system and method
US8066672B2 (en) 2008-10-10 2011-11-29 Deka Products Limited Partnership Infusion pump assembly with a backup power supply
US9180245B2 (en) 2008-10-10 2015-11-10 Deka Products Limited Partnership System and method for administering an infusible fluid
US8237666B2 (en) * 2008-10-10 2012-08-07 At&T Intellectual Property I, L.P. Augmented I/O for limited form factor user-interfaces
US8262616B2 (en) 2008-10-10 2012-09-11 Deka Products Limited Partnership Infusion pump assembly
US8253713B2 (en) 2008-10-23 2012-08-28 At&T Intellectual Property I, L.P. Tracking approaching or hovering objects for user-interfaces
US8302026B2 (en) * 2008-11-28 2012-10-30 Microsoft Corporation Multi-panel user interface
US8291348B2 (en) * 2008-12-31 2012-10-16 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. Computing device and method for selecting display regions responsive to non-discrete directional input actions and intelligent content analysis
US8631354B2 (en) * 2009-03-06 2014-01-14 Microsoft Corporation Focal-control user interface
US8589374B2 (en) 2009-03-16 2013-11-19 Apple Inc. Multifunction device with integrated search and application selection
US8566045B2 (en) 2009-03-16 2013-10-22 Apple Inc. Event recognition
US20100235734A1 (en) * 2009-03-16 2010-09-16 Bas Ording Methods and Graphical User Interfaces for Editing on a Multifunction Device with a Touch Screen Display
US8285499B2 (en) 2009-03-16 2012-10-09 Apple Inc. Event recognition
US9311112B2 (en) 2009-03-16 2016-04-12 Apple Inc. Event recognition
JP5229084B2 (en) * 2009-04-14 2013-07-03 ソニー株式会社 Display control device, display control method, and computer program
US9176962B2 (en) * 2009-09-07 2015-11-03 Apple Inc. Digital media asset browsing with audio cues
US8416205B2 (en) * 2009-09-25 2013-04-09 Apple Inc. Device, method, and graphical user interface for manipulation of user interface objects with activation regions
US8421762B2 (en) * 2009-09-25 2013-04-16 Apple Inc. Device, method, and graphical user interface for manipulation of user interface objects with activation regions
US8438500B2 (en) * 2009-09-25 2013-05-07 Apple Inc. Device, method, and graphical user interface for manipulation of user interface objects with activation regions
US20110078626A1 (en) * 2009-09-28 2011-03-31 William Bachman Contextual Presentation of Digital Media Asset Collections
KR101067814B1 (en) * 2009-09-30 2011-09-27 주식회사 팬택 Mobile communication terminal and method for providing touch interface thereof
KR101427114B1 (en) * 2009-10-30 2014-08-07 삼성전자 주식회사 Image forming apparatus and enlargement display method of target area thereof
US8358281B2 (en) * 2009-12-15 2013-01-22 Apple Inc. Device, method, and graphical user interface for management and manipulation of user interface elements
US8786639B2 (en) * 2010-01-06 2014-07-22 Apple Inc. Device, method, and graphical user interface for manipulating a collection of objects
US8736561B2 (en) 2010-01-06 2014-05-27 Apple Inc. Device, method, and graphical user interface with content display modes and display rotation heuristics
US8438504B2 (en) 2010-01-06 2013-05-07 Apple Inc. Device, method, and graphical user interface for navigating through multiple viewing areas
US8806362B2 (en) * 2010-01-06 2014-08-12 Apple Inc. Device, method, and graphical user interface for accessing alternate keys
US8793611B2 (en) * 2010-01-06 2014-07-29 Apple Inc. Device, method, and graphical user interface for manipulating selectable user interface objects
US9684521B2 (en) 2010-01-26 2017-06-20 Apple Inc. Systems having discrete and continuous gesture recognizers
US9292161B2 (en) 2010-03-24 2016-03-22 Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc Pointer tool with touch-enabled precise placement
US20110265009A1 (en) * 2010-04-27 2011-10-27 Microsoft Corporation Terminal services view toolbox
JP2011242821A (en) * 2010-05-14 2011-12-01 Sony Corp Information processing apparatus and method, and program
CN101893986A (en) * 2010-05-27 2010-11-24 华为终端有限公司 Input method and device of touch screen
EP2678764A4 (en) * 2011-02-22 2017-03-22 Hewlett-Packard Dev Company L P Control area for facilitating user input
US9298363B2 (en) 2011-04-11 2016-03-29 Apple Inc. Region activation for touch sensitive surface
US8677232B2 (en) 2011-05-31 2014-03-18 Apple Inc. Devices, methods, and graphical user interfaces for document manipulation
US9404767B2 (en) 2011-06-10 2016-08-02 The Boeing Company Methods and systems for performing charting tasks
US9317196B2 (en) 2011-08-10 2016-04-19 Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc Automatic zooming for text selection/cursor placement
US8307279B1 (en) 2011-09-26 2012-11-06 Google Inc. Smooth zooming in web applications
US9489121B2 (en) * 2011-11-02 2016-11-08 Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc Optimal display and zoom of objects and text in a document
KR20130082352A (en) * 2012-01-11 2013-07-19 삼성전자주식회사 Apparatus and method for zooming touch screen in electronic device
US8464181B1 (en) 2012-07-03 2013-06-11 Google Inc. Floor selection on an interactive digital map
US9311734B1 (en) * 2012-07-24 2016-04-12 Google Inc. Adjusting a digital image characteristic of an object in a digital image
US9575653B2 (en) 2013-01-15 2017-02-21 Blackberry Limited Enhanced display of interactive elements in a browser
CN103095923B (en) * 2013-01-22 2014-05-07 广东欧珀移动通信有限公司 Short message display method of mobile communication terminal
US9652115B2 (en) 2013-02-26 2017-05-16 Google Inc. Vertical floor expansion on an interactive digital map
US20140267438A1 (en) * 2013-03-13 2014-09-18 Apple Inc. Scaling an image having text
US9733716B2 (en) 2013-06-09 2017-08-15 Apple Inc. Proxy gesture recognizer
CN103718149A (en) * 2013-08-31 2014-04-09 华为技术有限公司 Processing method of text and touch panel equipment
USD738898S1 (en) * 2014-01-09 2015-09-15 Microsoft Corporation Display screen with graphical user interface
USD743985S1 (en) * 2014-01-09 2015-11-24 Microsoft Corporation Display screen with graphical user interface
US20150234547A1 (en) * 2014-02-18 2015-08-20 Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc Portals for visual interfaces
USD761806S1 (en) * 2014-03-14 2016-07-19 Dacadoo Ag Display panel portion with transitional graphical user interface component
US9858695B2 (en) * 2014-05-30 2018-01-02 Focus Reading Technology Inc System and methods for improving the readability of content
USD763286S1 (en) * 2014-09-26 2016-08-09 Oracle International Corporation Display screen or portion thereof with graphical user interface
US9488481B2 (en) * 2014-10-14 2016-11-08 General Electric Company Map presentation for multi-floor buildings
KR101545600B1 (en) 2015-03-27 2015-08-19 엘지전자 주식회사 Mobile terminal and user interface of mobile terminal
US20160357409A1 (en) * 2015-06-04 2016-12-08 Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. Apparatus and method for displaying a portion of a plurality of background applications
USD799499S1 (en) * 2015-10-16 2017-10-10 Nasdaq, Inc. Display screen or portion thereof with graphical user interface
USD799518S1 (en) 2016-06-11 2017-10-10 Apple Inc. Display screen or portion thereof with graphical user interface
USD807916S1 (en) * 2016-07-22 2018-01-16 Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. Display screen or portion thereof with graphical user interface

Citations (15)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
US4790028A (en) * 1986-09-12 1988-12-06 Westinghouse Electric Corp. Method and apparatus for generating variably scaled displays
US5630040A (en) * 1993-08-13 1997-05-13 Fujitsu Limited Edit screen display control device to confirm data layout without switching to screen showing entire layout
US6073036A (en) * 1997-04-28 2000-06-06 Nokia Mobile Phones Limited Mobile station with touch input having automatic symbol magnification function
US6211856B1 (en) * 1998-04-17 2001-04-03 Sung M. Choi Graphical user interface touch screen with an auto zoom feature
US20010015721A1 (en) * 2000-02-22 2001-08-23 Lg Electronics Inc. Method for searching menu in mobile communication terminal
US6321158B1 (en) * 1994-06-24 2001-11-20 Delorme Publishing Company Integrated routing/mapping information
US6426761B1 (en) * 1999-04-23 2002-07-30 Internation Business Machines Corporation Information presentation system for a graphical user interface
US6642936B1 (en) * 2000-08-08 2003-11-04 Tektronix, Inc. Touch zoom in/out for a graphics display
US6686931B1 (en) * 1997-06-13 2004-02-03 Motorola, Inc. Graphical password methodology for a microprocessor device accepting non-alphanumeric user input
US6704034B1 (en) * 2000-09-28 2004-03-09 International Business Machines Corporation Method and apparatus for providing accessibility through a context sensitive magnifying glass
US20040085360A1 (en) * 2002-10-31 2004-05-06 Hallmark Interactive, Llc Icon-based graphical user interface for text messaging
US6788293B1 (en) * 1999-12-01 2004-09-07 Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd Viewer with code sensor
US6832084B1 (en) * 1998-01-07 2004-12-14 Microsoft Corporation Wireless database environment
US20040261031A1 (en) * 2003-06-23 2004-12-23 Nokia Corporation Context dependent auxiliary menu elements
US7075512B1 (en) * 2002-02-07 2006-07-11 Palmsource, Inc. Method and system for navigating a display screen for locating a desired item of information

Family Cites Families (4)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
US6433801B1 (en) 1997-09-26 2002-08-13 Ericsson Inc. Method and apparatus for using a touch screen display on a portable intelligent communications device
US6275214B1 (en) * 1999-07-06 2001-08-14 Karl C. Hansen Computer presentation system and method with optical tracking of wireless pointer
GB0019459D0 (en) 2000-07-28 2000-09-27 Symbian Ltd Computing device with improved user interface for applications
US8026970B2 (en) 2003-02-27 2011-09-27 Casio Computer Co., Ltd. Image reproduction apparatus capable of simultaneously reproducing plurality of images

Patent Citations (17)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
US4790028A (en) * 1986-09-12 1988-12-06 Westinghouse Electric Corp. Method and apparatus for generating variably scaled displays
US5630040A (en) * 1993-08-13 1997-05-13 Fujitsu Limited Edit screen display control device to confirm data layout without switching to screen showing entire layout
US6321158B1 (en) * 1994-06-24 2001-11-20 Delorme Publishing Company Integrated routing/mapping information
US6073036A (en) * 1997-04-28 2000-06-06 Nokia Mobile Phones Limited Mobile station with touch input having automatic symbol magnification function
US6686931B1 (en) * 1997-06-13 2004-02-03 Motorola, Inc. Graphical password methodology for a microprocessor device accepting non-alphanumeric user input
US6832084B1 (en) * 1998-01-07 2004-12-14 Microsoft Corporation Wireless database environment
US6466203B2 (en) * 1998-04-17 2002-10-15 Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V. Hand-held with auto-zoom for graphical display of Web page
US6211856B1 (en) * 1998-04-17 2001-04-03 Sung M. Choi Graphical user interface touch screen with an auto zoom feature
US6426761B1 (en) * 1999-04-23 2002-07-30 Internation Business Machines Corporation Information presentation system for a graphical user interface
US6788293B1 (en) * 1999-12-01 2004-09-07 Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd Viewer with code sensor
US20010015721A1 (en) * 2000-02-22 2001-08-23 Lg Electronics Inc. Method for searching menu in mobile communication terminal
US6642936B1 (en) * 2000-08-08 2003-11-04 Tektronix, Inc. Touch zoom in/out for a graphics display
US6704034B1 (en) * 2000-09-28 2004-03-09 International Business Machines Corporation Method and apparatus for providing accessibility through a context sensitive magnifying glass
US7075512B1 (en) * 2002-02-07 2006-07-11 Palmsource, Inc. Method and system for navigating a display screen for locating a desired item of information
US7492350B2 (en) * 2002-02-07 2009-02-17 Palmsource, Inc. Method and system for navigating a display screen for locating a desired item of information
US20040085360A1 (en) * 2002-10-31 2004-05-06 Hallmark Interactive, Llc Icon-based graphical user interface for text messaging
US20040261031A1 (en) * 2003-06-23 2004-12-23 Nokia Corporation Context dependent auxiliary menu elements

Cited By (7)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
US20080221786A1 (en) * 2007-03-05 2008-09-11 Kohei Otsuki Navigation system and roadway search method
US8428865B2 (en) * 2007-03-05 2013-04-23 Alpine Electronics, Inc. Navigation system and roadway search method
US20110093195A1 (en) * 2009-10-21 2011-04-21 Alpine Electronics, Inc. Map display device and map display method
US8504297B2 (en) * 2009-10-21 2013-08-06 Alpine Electronics, Inc Map display device and map display method
US8681181B2 (en) * 2011-08-24 2014-03-25 Nokia Corporation Methods, apparatuses, and computer program products for compression of visual space for facilitating the display of content
US20130265246A1 (en) * 2012-04-06 2013-10-10 Lg Electronics Inc. Electronic device and method of controlling the same
US9720529B2 (en) * 2012-04-06 2017-08-01 Lg Electronics Inc. Electronic device and method of controlling the same

Also Published As

Publication number Publication date Type
US20090146969A1 (en) 2009-06-11 application
US7075512B1 (en) 2006-07-11 grant
US7884809B2 (en) 2011-02-08 grant
US7492350B2 (en) 2009-02-17 grant
US20060250378A1 (en) 2006-11-09 application

Similar Documents

Publication Publication Date Title
US6012073A (en) Method and system for displaying original documents and translations thereof
US5794216A (en) Methods and system for data acquisition in a multimedia real estate database
US6216131B1 (en) Methods for mapping data fields from one data set to another in a data processing environment
US5978833A (en) Method and apparatus for accessing and downloading information from the internet
US8099332B2 (en) User interface for application management for a mobile device
US20060010394A1 (en) Unified interest layer for user interface
US20110238676A1 (en) System and method for data capture, storage, and retrieval
US20060069998A1 (en) User-interface application for media file management
US6456307B1 (en) Automatic icon generation
US20030097358A1 (en) System and method for merging remote and local data in a single user interface
US20020135601A1 (en) Digital map display zooming method, digital map display zooming device, and storage medium for storing digital map display zooming program
US20080307350A1 (en) Method and Apparatus for Improved Desktop Arrangement
US7181502B2 (en) System and method for locating on electronic documents items referenced in a physical document
US7552400B1 (en) System and method for navigating within a graphical user interface without using a pointing device
US20120066581A1 (en) Annotating e-books / e-magazines with application results
US20070162298A1 (en) Systems and methods for presenting data items
US20080022229A1 (en) Methods and systems for enhancing internet experiences using previews
US8290513B2 (en) Location-based services
US20070220441A1 (en) Systems and methods for organizing data items
US20040073538A1 (en) Information retrieval system and method employing spatially selective features
US20030144996A1 (en) Method and system for transporting and displaying search results and information hierarchies
US20110208732A1 (en) Systems and methods for organizing data items
US20030115167A1 (en) Web browser implemented in an Internet appliance
US20120197857A1 (en) Gesture-based search
US20110316888A1 (en) Mobile device user interface combining input from motion sensors and other controls