Patents by Inventor Simon Raess

Simon Raess 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: 8812973
    Abstract: This disclosure is directed to techniques for text entry/modification using a touch-sensitive device. In one example, the techniques include presenting, by a touch-sensitive device, a graphical keyboard. The graphical keyboard includes at least one character image that represents at least one text character and that is selectable by a user to input the at least one text character. User input may be detected that indicates user selection of at least one formatting option associated with text that is presentable by the touch-sensitive device. A presentation of the at least one character image may be modified to display an indication of the selected formatting option.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 19, 2014
    Assignee: Google Inc.
    Inventors: Gabriel Cohen, Simon Raess, Ian Gunn