Patent Number: 8,797,288

Title: Human user interfaces utilizing interruption of the execution of a first recognized gesture with the execution of a recognized second gesture

Abstract: A method is provided for a user interface recognizing the interruption of the execution of a first gesture with the execution of a second gesture. Measured information responsive to user interaction actions made by a user is received from a user interface sensor. At least one operation is applied to the measured information to produce a sequence of symbols or gestemes. The sequence of symbols is first used to determine that the user's execution of a first gesture has been interrupted. The sequence of symbols is used to determine that the user's execution of a second gesture has been started and completed resuming the first gesture. The sequence of symbols is used to determine that the user's execution a first gesture has been completed. Both the first and second gestures are recognized. Semantic content can be assigned to the existence of and various details regarding the interruption and gestures involved.

Inventors: Zaliva; Vadim (Saratoga, CA)

Assignee: Ludwig; Lester F.

International Classification: G06F 3/041 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/05/12018