Patents by Inventor Daniel Tobias RYDENHAG

Daniel Tobias RYDENHAG has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20190155398
    Abstract: A method includes displaying information associated with a first application on a touch-sensitive display of an electronic device. A gesture is detected on the touch-sensitive display, which gesture indicates a request to display information associated with a second application. At least part of the information associated with the second application is displayed without opening the second application.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 28, 2019
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Applicant: BlackBerry Limited
    Inventors: Mihal LAZARIDIS, Daniel Tobias RYDENHAG, Donald James LINDSAY, Alistair Robert HAMILTON, Robert Simon LESSING, Jason Tyler GRIFFIN, Joseph Eytan BENEDEK, Todd Andrew WOOD
  • Patent number: 10191556
    Abstract: A method includes displaying information associated with a first application on a touch-sensitive display of an electronic device. A gesture is detected on the touch-sensitive display, which gesture indicates a request to display information associated with a second application. At least part of the information associated with the second application is displayed without opening the second application.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: BlackBerry Limited
    Inventors: Mihal Lazaridis, Daniel Tobias Rydenhag, Donald James Lindsay, Alistair Robert Hamilton, Robert Simon Lessing, Jason Tyler Griffin, Joseph Eytan Benedek, Todd Andrew Wood
  • Publication number: 20180004408
    Abstract: A method disclosed herein includes displaying information associated with a first application in a display area of an electronic device, detecting a change in direction of a continuous gesture across at least a portion of the display area between a first direction and a second direction different than the first direction, the continuous gesture associated with a request to display information of a second application, the first application being different than the second application, in response to detecting the change in direction of the continuous gesture, reducing display of the first application to a first portion of the display area and presenting a preview of information associated with the second application in a second portion of the display area in which the first application was presented prior to detection of the continuous gesture, based on a first characteristic of the continuous gesture, discontinuing providing the first information and display the second application in the display area, and base
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 15, 2017
    Publication date: January 4, 2018
    Applicant: BlackBerry Limited
    Inventors: Andrew Douglas BOCKING, Donald James LINDSAY, Daniel Tobias RYDENHAG
  • Patent number: 9766802
    Abstract: A method disclosed herein includes displaying information associated with a first application in a display area of an electronic device, detecting a change in direction of a continuous gesture across at least a portion of the display area between a first direction and a second direction different than the first direction, the continuous gesture associated with a request to display information of a second application, the first application being different than the second application, in response to detecting the change in direction of the continuous gesture, reducing display of the first application to a first portion of the display area and presenting a preview of information associated with the second application in a second portion of the display area in which the first application was presented prior to detection of the continuous gesture, based on a first characteristic of the continuous gesture, discontinuing providing the first information and display the second application in the display area, and base
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2017
    Assignee: BlackBerry Limited
    Inventors: Andrew Douglas Bocking, Donald James Lindsay, Daniel Tobias Rydenhag
  • Patent number: 9747003
    Abstract: An electronic device, such as a mobile communication device, and a method are provided for multiple-stage interface control of the device. The device is provided with a homescreen display, which includes a plurality of panels. The panels include at least one panel that is a fullscreen view of a first application executing on the device. This first application can be a messaging application, and the fullscreen view can be a unified inbox view for a plurality of different message types. The panels also include at least one launch panel having a number of graphical user interface elements, such as icons, representing access points to a corresponding application on the device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 29, 2017
    Assignees: BlackBerry Limited, 2236008 Ontario Inc.
    Inventors: Mihal Lazaridis, Donald James Lindsay, Todd Andrew Wood, Jason Tyler Griffin, Alistair Robert Hamilton, Robert Daniel Payne, Andrew Douglas Bocking, Daniel Tobias Rydenhag, Joseph Eytan Benedek, Danny Thomas Dodge
  • Publication number: 20170192667
    Abstract: A method includes displaying information associated with a first application on a touch-sensitive display of an electronic device. A gesture is detected on the touch-sensitive display, which gesture indicates a request to display information associated with a second application. At least part of the information associated with the second application is displayed without opening the second application.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 21, 2016
    Publication date: July 6, 2017
    Applicant: BlackBerry Limited
    Inventors: Mihal LAZARIDIS, Daniel Tobias RYDENHAG, Donald James LINDSAY, Alistair Robert HAMILTON, Robert Simon LESSING, Jason Tyler GRIFFIN, Joseph Eytan Benedek, Todd Andrew WOOD
  • Patent number: 9684378
    Abstract: A method includes displaying information associated with a first application on a touch-sensitive display of an electronic device. A gesture is detected on the touch-sensitive display, which gesture indicates a request to display information associated with a second application. At least part of the information associated with the second application is displayed without opening the second application.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 20, 2017
    Assignee: BlackBerry Limited
    Inventors: Mihal Lazaridis, Daniel Tobias Rydenhag, Donald James Lindsay, Alistair Robert Hamilton, Robert Simon Lessing, Jason Tyler Griffin, Joseph Eytan Benedek, Todd Andrew Wood
  • Patent number: 9665178
    Abstract: An electronic device, such as a mobile communication device, and a method are provided for selective access to certain homescreen panels displayable by the device. The device is provided with a homescreen display, which includes a plurality of panels. The panels include at least one panel that is a fullscreen view of a first application executing on the device. This first application can be a messaging application, and the fullscreen view can be a unified inbox view for a plurality of different message types. The panels also include at least one launch panel having a number of graphical user interface elements, such as icons, representing access points to a corresponding application on the device. When navigating from one of the launch panels to the fullscreen view, an intermediate lock interface for receiving an unlocking input is displayed. The unlocking input is received before the fullscreen view is displayed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 30, 2017
    Assignee: BlackBerry Limited
    Inventors: David Bukurak, Thomas Carl Sanchez, Mihal Lazaridis, Donald James Lindsay, Todd Andrew Wood, Jason Tyler Griffin, Alistair Robert Hamilton, Robert Daniel Payne, Andrew Douglas Bocking, Daniel Tobias Rydenhag, Joseph Eytan Benedek, Danny Thomas Dodge
  • Patent number: 9619131
    Abstract: Methods and devices for navigating lists of items using multiple displays are described. An example method is implemented on an electronic device having a first display. The method includes displaying a list of items on the first display, at least one of the list of items having respective associated content not visible in the displayed list of items; and while displaying the list of items on the first display, sending the associated content for one or more of the at least one item to a second display for display on the second display.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 11, 2017
    Assignee: BlackBerry Limited
    Inventors: Dan Zacharias Gärdenfors, Per Åke Daniel Johansson, Nils Roger Andersson Reimer, Daniel Tobias Rydenhag
  • Patent number: 9619038
    Abstract: A method includes entering, by a portable electronic device, a low-power condition and while in the low-power condition, detecting an input. In response to detecting the input, a cover image is displayed. An application image is progressively revealed along with movement of a gesture while reducing display of the cover image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 11, 2017
    Assignee: BlackBerry Limited
    Inventors: Daniel Tobias Rydenhag, Donald James Lindsay
  • Patent number: 9508161
    Abstract: A method of generating display objects comprises operating a processor to: detect an occurrence of an event; define a display time associated with a predefined duration following the occurrence of the event; generate a first display object for display for by a display device for the predefined duration, wherein the first display object is representative of the detected event; output the first display object on the display device; generate a second display object for display by a display device for the predefined duration, wherein the second display object is indicative of the display time; output the second display object on the display device; and update the second display object based on an elapsed time of the predefined duration. A device and executable computer program for performing the steps of the method is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2016
    Assignee: BlackBerry Limited
    Inventors: Daniel Tobias Rydenhag, Per Åke Daniel Johansson
  • Patent number: 9477311
    Abstract: A method includes displaying information associated with a first application on a touch-sensitive display of an electronic device. A gesture is detected on the touch-sensitive display, which gesture indicates a request to display information associated with a second application. At least part of the information associated with the second application is displayed without opening the second application.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 25, 2016
    Assignee: BlackBerry Limited
    Inventors: Mihal Lazaridis, Daniel Tobias Rydenhag, Donald James Lindsay, Alistair Robert Hamilton, Robert Simon Lessing, Jason Tyler Griffin, Joseph Eytan Benedek, Todd Andrew Wood
  • Patent number: 9471145
    Abstract: A method includes displaying, on a display of an electronic device, first information and detecting a gesture on the touch-sensitive display, which gesture indicates a request to display an inbox associated with a plurality of applications. In response to detecting the gesture, when a message is received for a first application that is not one of the plurality of applications, a plurality of visual notification icons is displayed and at least part of the inbox is gradually displayed while reducing display of the first information along with movement of the gesture, wherein a first visual notification icon of the plurality of visual notification icons is associated with the first application.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 18, 2016
    Assignee: BlackBerry Limited
    Inventors: Michael George Langlois, Daniel Tobias Rydenhag, Margaret Elizabeth Kuo, Daniel Johansson
  • Patent number: 9465440
    Abstract: A method includes displaying, on a display of an electronic device, an information element associated with an application and detecting a first gesture. In response to detecting the first gesture, at least a first part of a first image is displayed, including information associated with the application, while reducing display of the information element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2016
    Assignee: BlackBerry Limited
    Inventors: Robert Simon Lessing, Michael George Langlois, Daniel Tobias Rydenhag, Joseph Eytan Benedek, Mihal Lazaridis, Nils Roger Andersson Reimer, Donald James Lindsay
  • Patent number: 9423878
    Abstract: A method includes displaying, on a display of an electronic device, an information element associated with an application and detecting a first gesture. In response to detecting the first gesture, at least a first part of a first image is displayed, including information associated with the application, while reducing display of the information element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2016
    Assignee: BlackBerry Limited
    Inventors: Robert Simon Lessing, Michael George Langlois, Daniel Tobias Rydenhag, Joseph Eytan Benedek, Mihal Lazaridis, Nils Roger Andersson Reimer, Donald James Lindsay
  • Publication number: 20160196099
    Abstract: A device includes a first processor and a first display coupled to the first processor, the first processor being configured to generate first display data, pertaining to elements of a first active application currently being executed on the device, for display on the first display, and generate link data pertaining to a subset of the elements of the first active application; wherein the first processor is configured to output the generated link data to a second display. A system and method pertaining to the device are also described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 17, 2016
    Publication date: July 7, 2016
    Applicant: BlackBerry Limited
    Inventors: Daniel Tobias RYDENHAG, Per Åke Daniel JOHANSSON, Per Erik Anders JORISCH
  • Patent number: 9326019
    Abstract: A device is described. The device comprises a processor configured to communicate with a display and detect a user selection indicative of a message items view. The processor, in response to the detected user selection, is further configured to obtain message data items via a message application executable on the device; arrange the message data items in a two-dimensional scheme; generate display data of the two-dimensional scheme of message data items for display; and output the generated data to the display. A method for a device is also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2016
    Assignee: BlackBerry Limited
    Inventors: Daniel Tobias Rydenhag, Per Åke Daniel Johansson, Per Erik Anders Jorisch
  • Patent number: 9311041
    Abstract: A device is described. The device comprising: a first processor and a first display coupled to the first processor, the first processor being configured to generate first display data, pertaining to elements of a first active application currently being executed on the device, for display on the first display, and generate link data pertaining to a subset of the elements of the first active application; wherein the first processor is configured to output the generated link data to a second display. A system and method are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2016
    Assignee: BlackBerry Limited
    Inventors: Daniel Tobias Rydenhag, Per Åke Daniel Johansson, Per Erik Anders Jorisch
  • Patent number: 9207860
    Abstract: A method includes detecting a swipe gesture from an initial touch location on a touch-sensitive display of an electronic device; determining touch attributes for the swipe gesture; and performing a lock function if the touch attributes correspond to a stored swipe gesture associated with the lock function. Further lock functions may be activated by detection of attributes of a further stored swipe gesture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2015
    Assignee: BlackBerry Limited
    Inventors: Daniel Tobias Rydenhag, Per Åke Daniel Johansson, Nils Roger Andersson Reimer
  • Patent number: 9058168
    Abstract: A method includes, while a portable electronic device including a display is in a low-power condition, detecting, by the portable electronic device, a gesture and identifying any informational icons to be displayed. The display is progressively illuminated while displaying the identified informational icons. Progressive illumination optionally occurs as long as the gesture is detected.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2015
    Assignee: BlackBerry Limited
    Inventors: Daniel Tobias Rydenhag, Simon Lessing, Donald James Lindsay