Patent Number: 6,310,610

Title: Intelligent touch display

Abstract: The system and method consistent with the present invention provides a touch-responsive graphical user interface for electronic devices. The graphical user interface determines a pointer size of the object making contact with a display and activates a function corresponding to the pointer size. The graphical user interface may invoke a wide array of functions such as a navigation tool, draw function, an erase function, or a drag function. The graphical user interface of the present invention may be especially useful in portable electronic devices with small displays.

Inventors: Beaton; Brian Finlay (Orleans, CA), Smith; Colin Donald (Ottawa, CA), Blouin; Francois (Hull, CA), Comeau; Guillaume (Hull, CA), Craddock; Arthur Julian Patterson (Greely, CA)

Assignee: Nortel Networks Limited

International Classification: G06F 3/033 (20060101); H04M 1/247 (20060101); G09G 005/00 ()

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018