Patent Number: 8,577,279

Title: Visual scene displays, uses thereof, and corresponding apparatuses

Abstract: A method and a device are provided. In at least one embodiment, the method includes receiving an indication of selection of a key from a keyboard, including at least one of a polysemous symbol and a compilation symbol; and displaying a scene related to the selected at least one of a polysemous symbol and a compilation symbol. In at least one embodiment, the device includes a keyboard including a plurality of keys including polysemous symbols; and a display to display, on at least a portion thereof and in response to receiving an indication of selection of a key including at least one of a polysemous symbol and a compilation symbol, a scene related to the selected at least one of a polysemous symbol and a compilation symbol.

Inventors: Baker; Bruce R. (Pittsburgh, PA), Hill; Katya (Pittsburgh, PA), Cross; Russell T. (Wooster, OH), Van Tatenhove; Gail M. (Orlando, FL), Helmbold; Bruce (Edmonton, CA), Herrmann; Jutta (Pittsburgh, PA), Conti; Robert V. (Bethel Park, PA), Stump; Robert T. (Duquesne, PA), Zucco; Mark A. (Pittsburgh, PA)

Assignee: Semantic Compaction Systems, Inc.

International Classification: G09B 3/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/05/12017