Patents by Inventor Rodney W. Schrock

Rodney W. Schrock 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: 20160110150
    Abstract: Systems and methods are provides for displaying a desktop for a multi-screen device in response to opening the device. The window stack can change based on the change in the orientation of the device. The system can receive an orientation change that transitions the device from a closed state to an open state. A previously created in the stack can expand over the area of the two or more displays comprising the device when opened. A desktop expands to fill the display area and be displayed on the second of the displays after the device is opened.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 16, 2015
    Publication date: April 21, 2016
    Inventors: Sanjiv Sirpal, Paul E. Reeves, Alexander de Paz, Rodney W. Schrock
  • Publication number: 20160062593
    Abstract: The disclosed method and device are directed to a communication device that receives, by a gesture capture region and/or a touch sensitive display, a gesture while a first touch sensitive display is displaying a first displayed image and a second touch sensitive display is displaying a second displayed image and, in response, ceasing to display the first displayed image on the first touch sensitive display and commencing to display the first displayed image on the second touch sensitive display and ceasing to display a second displayed image on the second touch sensitive display and commencing to display the second displayed image on the first touch sensitive display.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 3, 2015
    Publication date: March 3, 2016
    Inventor: Rodney W. Schrock
  • Patent number: 9256390
    Abstract: Methods and devices for selectively presenting a user interface in a dual screen device. More particularly, the method includes providing a gallery for the dual screen device. The gallery can present one or more images in a user interface. The gallery user interface can adapt to changes in the device configuration. Further, the gallery can display images or videos in the various configurations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2016
    Assignee: Z124
    Inventors: Sanjiv Sirpal, Martin Gimpl, Karina Amaral Limongi, Mohammed Selim, Rodney W. Schrock, Ron Cassar, John S. Visosky
  • Publication number: 20150242070
    Abstract: A smartpad is provided that has various display modes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 6, 2015
    Publication date: August 27, 2015
    Inventors: Sanjiv Sirpal, Mohammed Selim, Paul E. Reeves, Chris Tyghe, Alexander de Paz, Paul Webber, Rodney W. Schrock, Brett B. Faulk
  • Patent number: 9052801
    Abstract: The disclosed method and device are directed to navigation, by a dual display communication device, through display objects.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 1, 2011
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2015
    Assignee: Z124
    Inventors: Sanjiv Sirpal, Alexander de Paz, Paul E. Reeves, Brett B. Faulk, Rodney W. Schrock, Jared L. Ficklin, Denise Burton, Maxim Marintchenko
  • Patent number: 9001149
    Abstract: A smartpad is provided that has various display modes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2015
    Assignee: Z124
    Inventors: Sanjiv Sirpal, Mohammed Selim, Paul E. Reeves, Chris Tyghe, Alexander de Paz, Paul Webber, Rodney W. Schrock, Brett B. Faulk
  • Patent number: 8990712
    Abstract: Methods and devices for selectively presenting a user interface or “desktop” across two devices are provided. More particularly, a unified desktop is presented across a device and a computer system that comprise a unified system. The unified desktop acts as a single user interface that presents data and receives user interaction in a seamless environment that emulates a personal computing environment. To function within the personal computing environment, the unified desktop includes a process for docking and undocking the device with the computer system. The unified desktop presents a new user interface to allow access to functions of the unified desktop.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2015
    Assignee: Z124
    Inventors: Paul E. Reeves, Sanjiv Sirpal, Alexander de Paz, Martin Gimpl, Rodney W. Schrock
  • Patent number: 8990713
    Abstract: Methods and devices for selectively presenting a user interface or “desktop” across two devices are provided. More particularly, a unified desktop is presented across a device and a computer system that comprise a unified system. The unified desktop acts as a single user interface that presents data and receives user interaction in a seamless environment that emulates a personal computing environment. To function within the personal computing environment, the unified desktop includes a process for docking and undocking the device with the computer system. The unified desktop presents a new user interface to allow access to functions of the unified desktop.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2015
    Assignee: Z124
    Inventors: Paul E. Reeves, Sanjiv Sirpal, Alexander de Paz, Martin Gimpl, Rodney W. Schrock
  • Publication number: 20130021379
    Abstract: A smartpad is provided that has various display modes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2012
    Publication date: January 24, 2013
    Applicant: Z124
    Inventors: Sanjiv Sirpal, Mohammed Selim, Paul E. Reeves, Chris Tyghe, Alexander de Paz, Paul Webber, Rodney W. Schrock, Brett B. Faulk
  • Publication number: 20120081305
    Abstract: Methods and devices for the display of virtual keyboards are provided. More particularly, virtual keyboards that include selectable sets of virtual keys that can be selected or changed through direct input by a user are provided. The user input can include a touch screen input or gesture applied to an area of a display in which a selectable set of virtual keys is presented. The touch screen input or swipe can cause the displayed selectable set of virtual keys to be replaced by an alternate selectable set of virtual keys.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2011
    Publication date: April 5, 2012
    Applicant: IMERJ LLC
    Inventor: Rodney W. Schrock
  • Publication number: 20120081307
    Abstract: The disclosed method and device are directed to navigation, by a dual display communication device, through display objects.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 1, 2011
    Publication date: April 5, 2012
    Applicant: IMERJ LLC
    Inventors: Sanjiv Sirpal, Brett B. Faulk, Paul E. Reeves, Alexander de Paz, Rodney W. Schrock, Jared Ficklin, Denise Burton, Maxim Marintchenko
  • Publication number: 20120081310
    Abstract: The disclosed method and device are directed to a communication device that receives, by a gesture capture region and/or a touch sensitive display, a gesture while a first touch sensitive display is displaying a first displayed image and a second touch sensitive display is displaying a second displayed image and, in response, ceasing to display the first displayed image on the first touch sensitive display and commencing to display the first displayed image on the second touch sensitive display and ceasing to display a second displayed image on the second touch sensitive display and commencing to display the second displayed image on the first touch sensitive display.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 1, 2011
    Publication date: April 5, 2012
    Applicant: IMERJ LLC
    Inventor: Rodney W. Schrock