Patent Number: 6,170,000

Title: User interface, and associated method, permitting entry of Hangul sound symbols

Abstract: A user-interface, and an associated method, permits entry of sound symbols which form Korean-language characters. An actuation keypad formed of a telephonic keypad has associated therewith Hangul sound symbols of which the characters are formed. More than one sound symbol is associated with at least one of the telephonic keys. A control device determines, according to the syntax rules of the Korean language which of the more than one sound symbol associated with the actuation key actuated by the user is to be used to form the character.

Inventors: Bories; Jolie (San Diego, CA), Panichkul; Mateera (San Diego, CA), Park; Ju (Chula Vista, CA)

Assignee: Nokia Mobile Phones Ltd.

International Classification: G06F 3/00 (20060101); G06F 017/21 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018