Patents by Inventor Julian Missig

Julian Missig 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).

  • Patent number: 10318034
    Abstract: An electronic device with a touch-sensitive surface, a display, one or more first sensors to detect proximity of an input object above the touch-sensitive surface and one or more second sensors to detect intensity of contact of the input object with the touch-sensitive surface displays a user interface object at a first location, and detects selection of the user interface object at the first location on the display. While the user interface object is selected, the device detects lateral movement of the input object over the touch-sensitive surface while the input object meets hover criteria. In response, the device moves the selected user interface object in accordance with the lateral movement. While moving the selected user interface object, the device dynamically varies a first visual characteristic of the selected user interface object in accordance with a current hover proximity parameter of the input object.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Mark K. Hauenstein, Jeffrey T. Bernstein, Julian Missig, Marek A. Bereza
  • Publication number: 20190171353
    Abstract: An electronic device with a touch-sensitive display displays a user interface with content. The device detects a gesture on the touch-sensitive display, the gesture including a first contact over the content on the touch-sensitive display and movement of the first contact across the touch-sensitive display. In response to detecting the gesture, when the contact does not meet selection criteria, the device scrolls the content on the display in accordance with the movement of the contact on the display without selecting the content. When the contact meets the selection criteria, the device selects at least a portion of the content in accordance with the movement of the contact.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 7, 2019
    Publication date: June 6, 2019
    Inventors: Julian Missig, Jeffrey T. Bernstein
  • Patent number: 10303348
    Abstract: In some embodiments, a device displays functionality information in response to receiving an indication of a first input for which a contact meets functionality display criteria. In some embodiments, a device generates a user interface that includes a navigation bar including images from different positions in a respective content item, and a representation of an adjacent content item. In some embodiments, a device moves a selection-indicator in a user interface by a predefined amount in response to receiving an indication of a first input that meets unitary movement criteria. In some embodiments, a device interprets movement of a contact of an input based at least in part on a grip of a user. In some embodiments, a device displays a plurality of character selection options when a text entry field is not tolerant of character ambiguity and a first input corresponds to a plurality of candidate characters.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Marcel Van Os, William M. Bachman, Elbert D. Chen, Jeffrey L. Robbin, Joe Howard, Joshua McGlinn, Jonathan Lochhead, Benjamin W. Keighran, Jennifer L. C. Folse, Lynne Kress, Julian Missig, Imran Chaudhri, Alessandro Sabatelli, Nicholas Zambetti
  • Publication number: 20190138189
    Abstract: An electronic device having a touch-sensitive surface displays a plurality of user interface objects, detects selection of a first user interface object, detects a gesture that includes movement of a contact across the touch-sensitive surface, and in response, moves the first user interface object on the display within a predefined distance of a second user interface object. If the gesture meets predefined intensity criteria, the device performs a first device-generated alignment operation, including moving the second user interface object into alignment with the first user interface object, and if the gesture does not meet the predefined intensity criteria, the device performs a second device-generated alignment operation, includes moving the first user interface object into alignment with the second user interface object by adjusting a position of the first user interface object with respect to a current position of the second user interface object on the display.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 4, 2019
    Publication date: May 9, 2019
    Inventor: Julian Missig
  • Publication number: 20190138102
    Abstract: An electronic device with a touch-sensitive surface and a display displays a representation of a clock on the display, detects an input directed to the representation of the clock, while detecting the input directed to the representation of the clock, and provides tactile feedback that corresponds to the clock, wherein the tactile feedback includes a regular pattern of tactile outputs on the touch-sensitive surface. While providing the tactile feedback, the device detects that the input is no longer directed to the representation of the clock, and in response to detecting that the input is no longer directed to the representation of the clock, ceases to provide the tactile feedback corresponding to the clock.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 4, 2019
    Publication date: May 9, 2019
    Inventor: Julian Missig
  • Publication number: 20190121520
    Abstract: An electronic device with a touch-sensitive surface, a display, and one or more sensors to detect intensity of contacts with the touch-sensitive surface displays a plurality of words, which include a misspelled word. While a focus selector is at a location corresponding to the misspelled word, the device detects a gesture that includes a contact on the touch-sensitive surface. In response, the device, in accordance with a determination that the contact meets predefined intensity criteria, corrects the misspelled word; and in accordance with a determination that the contact did not meet the predefined intensity criteria, displays a user interface for interacting with the misspelled word within the plurality of words on the display.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2018
    Publication date: April 25, 2019
    Inventors: Avi E. Cieplinski, Jeffrey Traer Bernstein, Julian Missig, May-Li Khoe, B. Michael Victor
  • Publication number: 20190121493
    Abstract: An electronic device displays selectable user interface elements, detects a touch input on a first user interface element, and in response to detecting a first portion of the touch input, which reaches a first intensity threshold, changes an appearance of the first selectable user interface element to indicate that the input has been detected. The device then detects a second portion of the touch input, including an increase in intensity of the touch input followed by a decrease in intensity, and in response to detecting the second portion of the touch input: displays or forgoes displaying a representation of content corresponding to the first user interface element, including a plurality of selectable controls for interacting with the content, depending on whether the intensity of the touch input increases above the second intensity threshold during the second portion of the touch input.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2018
    Publication date: April 25, 2019
    Inventors: Jeffrey Traer Bernstein, Julian Missig, Avi E. Cieplinski, Matthew I. Brown, May-Li Khoe, Nicholas Zambetti, Bianca C. Costanzo, David J. Hart, B. Michael Victor
  • Patent number: 10254927
    Abstract: In some embodiments, a multifunction device with a display and a touch-sensitive surface creates a plurality of workspace views. A respective workspace view is configured to contain content assigned by a user to the respective workspace view. The content includes application windows. The device displays a first workspace view in the plurality of workspace views on the display without displaying other workspace views in the plurality of workspace views and detects a first multifinger gesture on the touch-sensitive surface. In response to detecting the first multifinger gesture on the touch-sensitive surface, the device replaces display of the first workspace view with concurrent display of the plurality of workspace views.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Julian Missig, Jonathan Koch, Avi E. Cieplinski, B. Michael Victor, Jeffrey Traer Bernstein, Duncan R. Kerr, Myra M. Haggerty
  • Patent number: 10191627
    Abstract: An electronic device with a touch-sensitive surface, a display, and one or more sensors to detect intensity of contacts with the touch-sensitive surface displays a graphical object inside of a frame on the display, and detects a gesture. Detecting the gesture includes: detecting a contact on the touch-sensitive surface while a focus selector is over the graphical object, and detecting movement of the contact across the touch-sensitive surface. In response to detecting the gesture: in accordance with a determination that the contact meets predefined intensity criteria, the device removes the graphical object from the frame; and in accordance with a determination that the contact does not meet the predefined intensity criteria, the device adjusts an appearance of the graphical object inside of the frame.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: APPLE INC.
    Inventors: Avi E. Cieplinski, Jeffrey Traer Bernstein, Julian Missig, May-Li Khoe, B. Michael Victor
  • Patent number: 10185491
    Abstract: An electronic device with a display, a touch-sensitive surface and one or more intensity sensors displays content. While a focus selector is over the content, the device detects a gesture on the touch-sensitive surface, the gesture including a contact on the touch-sensitive surface and movement of the contact across the touch-sensitive surface that corresponds to movement of the focus selector on the display. In response to detecting the gesture, when the contact has an intensity below a selection intensity threshold, the device scrolls the content on the display in accordance with the movement of the focus selector on the display. In response to detecting the gesture, when the contact has an intensity above the selection intensity threshold, the device displays an enlarged representation of a portion of the content corresponding to the location of the contact on the touch-sensitive surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2019
    Assignee: APPLE INC.
    Inventors: Jeffrey Traer Bernstein, Julian Missig
  • Publication number: 20190018562
    Abstract: A method is performed at an electronic device with a display, touch-sensitive surface and one or more sensors to detect intensity of contacts with the touch-sensitive surface. The method includes displaying a user interface with a first region and a second region embedded in the first, the second region also being independently scrollable such that its content can be moved without moving other content in the first region. In response to detecting a contact and movement of the contact when a focus selection is over the second region, and when the contact has a maximum intensity that is above a respective intensity threshold, content in the second region is translated on the display without other content translating the first region. When the contact has a maximum intensity that is below a respective intensity threshold, content in the first region is translated on the display.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 19, 2018
    Publication date: January 17, 2019
    Inventors: Jeffrey T. Bernstein, Julian Missig, Bianca C. Costanzo, B. Michael Victor
  • Patent number: 10175864
    Abstract: An electronic device: displays a plurality of objects, where two or more of the objects are grouped together in a group of objects and one or more other objects of the plurality of objects are not in the group; detects a first gesture that includes a first press input at a location that corresponds to a respective object in the group. in response to detecting the first gesture, the device selects one or more of the plurality of objects as a set of selected objects. If the first press input had a maximum intensity below a first intensity threshold, the set includes the objects in the group and excludes the other objects that are not in the group. If the first press input had an intensity above the first intensity threshold, the set includes the respective object and excludes one or more objects in the group and the other objects that are not in the group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignee: APPLE INC.
    Inventors: Julian Missig, Matthew I. Brown, Evan Torchin
  • Patent number: 10175879
    Abstract: An electronic device with a display, a touch-sensitive surface and one or more intensity sensors displays content. While a focus selector is over the content, the device detects a gesture on the touch-sensitive surface, the gesture including a first contact on the touch-sensitive surface and movement of the first contact across the touch-sensitive surface that corresponds to movement of the focus selector on the display. In response to detecting the gesture, when the contact has an intensity below a selection intensity threshold, the device scrolls the content on the display in accordance with the movement of the focus selector on the display without selecting the content. In response to detecting the gesture, when the contact has an intensity above the selection intensity threshold, the device selects at least a portion of the content in accordance with the movement of the focus selector over the content.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignee: APPLE INC.
    Inventors: Julian Missig, Matthew I. Brown
  • Patent number: 10175757
    Abstract: An electronic device with a touch-sensitive surface and a display displays a user interface object on the display, detects a contact on the touch-sensitive surface, and detects a first movement of the contact across the touch-sensitive surface, the first movement corresponding to performing an operation on the user interface object, and, in response to detecting the first movement, the device performs the operation and generates a first tactile output on the touch-sensitive surface. The device also detects a second movement of the contact across the touch-sensitive surface, the second movement corresponding to reversing the operation on the user interface object, and in response to detecting the second movement, the device reverses the operation and generates a second tactile output on the touch-sensitive surface, where the second tactile output is different from the first tactile output.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignee: APPLE INC.
    Inventors: Julian Missig, Jeffrey Traer Bernstein
  • Patent number: 10168826
    Abstract: An electronic device displays a user interface in a first display state. The device detects a first portion of a gesture on a touch-sensitive surface, including detecting intensity of a respective contact of the gesture. In response to detecting the first portion of the gesture, the device displays an intermediate display state between the first display state and a second display state. In response to detecting the end of the gesture: if intensity of the respective contact had reached a predefined intensity threshold prior to the end of the gesture, the device displays the second display state; otherwise, the device redisplays the first display state. After displaying an animated transition between a first display state and a second state, the device, optionally, detects an increase of the contact intensity. In response, the device displays a continuation of the animation in accordance with the increasing intensity of the respective contact.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2019
    Assignee: APPLE INC.
    Inventors: Jeffrey Traer Bernstein, Julian Missig, Avi E. Cieplinski, Matthew I. Brown, May-Li Khoe, Nicholas Zambetti, Bianca C. Costanzo, David J. Hart, B. Michael Victor
  • Publication number: 20180329622
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a method for mirrored control between devices performed at a first electronic device including one or more processors, memory, and a touch-sensitive display. The method includes: sending an item from a first instant messenger application running on the first electronic device to a second instant messenger application running on a second electronic device; displaying the item in the first instant messenger application, wherein the item is concurrently displayed in the second instant messenger application; receiving information corresponding to an interaction with the item; and in response to receiving information corresponding to the interaction, updating the item on the first electronic device, wherein the update to the item is mirrored on the second electronic device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 20, 2017
    Publication date: November 15, 2018
    Inventors: Julian Missig, Linda L. Dong, Jeffrey T. Bernstein, Morgan H. Winer
  • Patent number: 10126930
    Abstract: A method is performed at an electronic device with a display, touch-sensitive surface and one or more sensors to detect intensity of contacts with the touch-sensitive surface. The method includes displaying a user interface with a first region and a second region embedded in the first, the second region also being independently scrollable such that its content can be moved without moving other content in the first region. In response to detecting a contact and movement of the contact when a focus selection is over the second region, and when the contact has a maximum intensity that is above a respective intensity threshold, content in the second region is translated on the display without other content translating the first region. When the contact has a maximum intensity that is below a respective intensity threshold, content in the first region is translated on the display.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2018
    Assignee: APPLE INC.
    Inventors: Nicholas Zambetti, Julian Missig
  • Publication number: 20180321826
    Abstract: The present disclosure generally relates to using avatars and image data for enhanced user interactions. In some examples, user status dependent avatars are generated and displayed with a message associated with the user status. In some examples, a device captures image information to scan an object to create a 3D model of the object. The device determines an algorithm for the 3D model based on the capture image information and provides visual feedback on additional image data that is needed for the algorithm to build the 3D model. In some examples, an application's operation on a device is restricted based on whether an authorized user is identified as using the device based on captured image data. In some examples, depth data is used to combine two sets of image data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2018
    Publication date: November 8, 2018
    Inventors: Marek BEREZA, Adi BERENSON, Jeffrey Traer BERNSTEIN, Lukas Robert Tom GIRLING, Mark HAUENSTEIN, Amir HOFFNUNG, William D. LINDMEIER, Joseph A. MALIA, Julian MISSIG
  • Patent number: 10095391
    Abstract: An electronic device with a display, touch-sensitive surface and one or more sensors to detect intensity of contacts with the touch-sensitive surface displays a first user interface object and detects first movement of the contact that corresponds to movement of a focus selector toward the first user interface object. In response to detecting the first movement, the device moves the focus selector to the first user interface object; and determines an intensity of the contact. After detecting the first movement, the device detects second movement of the contact. In response to detecting the second movement of the contact, when the contact meets selection criteria based on an intensity of the contact, the device moves the focus selector and the first user interface object; and when the contact does not meet the selection criteria, the device moves the focus selector without moving the first user interface object.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 9, 2018
    Assignee: APPLE INC.
    Inventors: Jeffrey Traer Bernstein, Julian Missig, Avi E. Cieplinski, Matthew I. Brown, May-Li Khoe, B. Michael Victor
  • Publication number: 20180275855
    Abstract: In some embodiments, a device displays functionality information in response to receiving an indication of a first input for which a contact meets functionality display criteria. In some embodiments, a device generates a user interface that includes a navigation bar including images from different positions in a respective content item, and a representation of an adjacent content item. In some embodiments, a device moves a selection-indicator in a user interface by a predefined amount in response to receiving an indication of a first input that meets unitary movement criteria. In some embodiments, a device interprets movement of a contact of an input based at least in part on a grip of a user. In some embodiments, a device displays a plurality of character selection options when a text entry field is not tolerant of character ambiguity and a first input corresponds to a plurality of candidate characters.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 25, 2018
    Publication date: September 27, 2018
    Inventors: Marcel VAN OS, William M. BACHMAN, Elbert D. CHEN, Jeffrey L. ROBBIN, Joe HOWARD, Joshua McGLINN, Jonathan LOCHHEAD, Benjamin W. KEIGHRAN, Jennifer L. C. FOLSE, Lynne Kress, Julian MISSIG, Imran CHAUDHRI, Alessandro SABATELLI, Nicholas ZAMBETTI