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  • Publication number: 20160057480
    Abstract: The present disclosure is related to methods and systems of displaying content on a television, including: receiving an indication associated with a selection by a user; determining, based on the received indication, a global panel to display via the television; retrieving from memory, a first content information for display in the global panel; and displaying, via the television, the retrieved content information in the specified global panel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 24, 2015
    Publication date: February 25, 2016
    Inventors: Mohammed Selim, Sanjiv Sirpal, Fuqu Wu, Salvador Soto, Alexander de Paz, Saulo Correia Dourado, Karina A. Limongi
  • Publication number: 20180348995
    Abstract: A dual-screen user device and methods for controlling data displayed thereby are disclosed. Specifically, the data displayed by the multiple screens of the dual-screen user device is conditioned upon the type of user gesture or combination of user gestures detected. The display controls described herein can correlate user inputs received in a gesture capture region to one or more display actions, which may include maximization, minimization, or reformatting instructions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 13, 2018
    Publication date: December 6, 2018
    Inventors: Martin Gimpl, Alexander de Paz, Sanjiv Sirpal
  • Publication number: 20140075475
    Abstract: An intelligent television can store and retrieve data about various functions of the television or associated with user behavior. The stored data streamlines the processes of providing electronic programming guide information, providing search results, providing statistics about content, providing channel information, etc. The unique set of data services in the intelligent television receive, store, manage, and retrieve the data for various of the applications or components.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 17, 2013
    Publication date: March 13, 2014
    Applicant: Flextronics AP, LLC
    Inventors: Sanjiv Sirpal, Salvador Soto, Mohammed Selim, Alexander de Paz
  • Patent number: 9026930
    Abstract: Systems and methods are provides for adjusting focus during a desktop reveal. A window has focus before the desktop is revealed. After the window is returned and the desktop hidden, the focus is again placed on the window. Further, a configurable area associated with the screen that displays the window is maintained during the desktop reveal and the return of the window.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2015
    Assignee: Z124
    Inventors: Sanjiv Sirpal, Paul Edward Reeves, Alexander de Paz, Rodney Wayne Schrock
  • Publication number: 20140075483
    Abstract: An intelligent television can provide various interfaces for navigating processes associated with providing content. The user interfaces include unique visual representations and organizations that allow the user to utilize the intelligent television more easily and more effectively. Particularly, the user interfaces pertain to the display of media content, electronic programming guide information, television content, and other content. Further, the user interfaces provide unique process of transitioning between the content.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 19, 2013
    Publication date: March 13, 2014
    Applicant: Flextronics AP, LLC
    Inventors: Alexander de Paz, Salvador Soto
  • Patent number: 8949722
    Abstract: A communication device comprising a microprocessor readable computer readable medium is provided that includes microprocessor executable instructions to provide graphical output, in a first mode, simultaneously on multiple screens and, in a second mode, simultaneously as multiple displays on a common screen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 3, 2015
    Assignee: Z124
    Inventors: Sanjiv Sirpal, Mohammed Selim, Lucilla Madamba, Jennifer L. Fraser, Alexander de Paz
  • Publication number: 20130086494
    Abstract: Methods and devices for presenting representations of open windows in a device are provided herein. More particularly, the method includes a displaying a desktop application manager. The desktop application manager can include cards or thumbnails presented in a tray that can be navigated. The cards may be selected and placed onto the displays to make the application active. Thus, the desktop application manager can allow a user to navigate and manage open windows without scrolling the display of the windows.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2012
    Publication date: April 4, 2013
    Inventors: Sanjiv Sirpal, Paul E. Reeves, Alexander de Paz, Eduardo Diego Torres Milano
  • 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: 20160057502
    Abstract: An intelligent television can store and retrieve data about various functions of the television or associated with user behavior. The stored data streamlines the processes of providing electronic programming guide information, providing search results, providing statistics about content, providing channel information, etc. The unique set of data services in the intelligent television receive, store, manage, and retrieve the data for various of the applications or components.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 28, 2015
    Publication date: February 25, 2016
    Inventors: Sanjiv Sirpal, Salvador Soto, Mohammed Selim, Alexander de Paz, Fuqu Wu, Robert Csiki, Eduardo Diego Torres Milano
  • Publication number: 20120084719
    Abstract: Systems and methods are provides for changing a window stack for a multi-screen device. The window stack can change based on the movement of a window. The system can receive a gesture indicating a change in the position of a window in the device. Upon receiving the gesture, the system determines a new position in the window stack for the moved window. Then, the system can determine a display associated with the moved window and change the logic data structure associated with the moved window to describe the new position of the moved window in the window stack.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 1, 2011
    Publication date: April 5, 2012
    Inventors: Sanjiv Sirpal, Paul Edward Reeves, Alexander de Paz, Rodney Wayne Schrock
  • Publication number: 20170039019
    Abstract: A multi-screen user device and methods for controlling data displayed thereby are disclosed. Specifically, the data displayed by the multiple screens of the multi-screen user device is conditioned upon the relative position of the multiple screens. A gravity drop display feature is also disclosed in which data from a first application on a first screen is automatically displayed on a second screen when the device is rotated. Modal windows can be displayed with the gravity drop display feature in which the modal windows can either be dismissed upon execution of the gravity drop feature, or can remain being displayed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 15, 2016
    Publication date: February 9, 2017
    Inventor: Alexander de Paz
  • Patent number: 8872731
    Abstract: A dual-screen user device and methods for controlling data displayed thereby are disclosed. Specifically, the data displayed by the multiple screens of the dual-screen user device is conditioned upon the type of user gesture or combination of user gestures detected. The display controls described herein can correlate user inputs received in a gesture capture region to one or more display actions, which may include maximization, minimization, or reformatting instructions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 28, 2014
    Assignee: Z124
    Inventors: Martin Gimpl, Alexander de Paz, Sanjiv Sirpal
  • Patent number: 10048827
    Abstract: A dual-screen user device and methods for controlling data displayed thereby are disclosed. Specifically, the data displayed by the multiple screens of the dual-screen user device is conditioned upon the type of user gesture or combination of user gestures detected. The display controls described herein can correlate user inputs received in a gesture capture region to one or more display actions, which may include maximization, minimization, or reformatting instructions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: Z124
    Inventors: Martin Gimpl, Alexander de Paz, Sanjiv Sirpal
  • Patent number: 9645649
    Abstract: A communication device comprising a microprocessor readable computer readable medium is provided that includes microprocessor executable instructions to alter displayed information based on screen orientation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 9, 2017
    Assignee: Z124
    Inventors: Sanjiv Sirpal, Mohammed Selim, Lucilla Madamba, Jennifer L. Fraser, Alexander de Paz
  • Publication number: 20140075477
    Abstract: An intelligent television can provide various interfaces for navigating processes associated with providing content. The user interfaces include unique visual representations and organizations that allow the user to utilize the intelligent television more easily and more effectively. Particularly, the user interfaces pertain to the display of media content, electronic programming guide information, television content, and other content. Further, the user interfaces provide unique process of transitioning between the content.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 19, 2013
    Publication date: March 13, 2014
    Applicant: Flextronics AP, LLC
    Inventors: Alexander de Paz, Karina A. Limongi, Sanjiv Sirpal
  • Patent number: 9182788
    Abstract: Methods and devices for presenting representations of open windows in a device are provided herein. More particularly, the method includes a displaying a desktop application manager. The desktop application manager can include cards or thumbnails presented in a tray that can be navigated. The cards may be selected and placed onto the displays to make the application active. Thus, the desktop application manager can allow a user to navigate and manage open windows without scrolling the display of the windows.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2015
    Assignee: Z124
    Inventors: Sanjiv Sirpal, Alexander de Paz, Eduardo Diego Torres Milano
  • Publication number: 20120081317
    Abstract: A multi-screen user device and methods for performing a copy-paste operation using finger gestures are disclosed. A first finger gesture is used to select a display area from which data is to be copied. Subsequently, a drag finger gesture is used to identify where the data that is to be pasted. The drag may extend across a non-display boundary between a first and second display screen of the multi-screen device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2011
    Publication date: April 5, 2012
    Applicant: IMERJ LLC
    Inventors: Sanjiv Sirpal, Paul Reeves, Alexander de Paz, Jared Ficklin, Denise Burton, Gregg Wygonik
  • Publication number: 20160041715
    Abstract: A multi-screen user device and methods for performing a copy-paste operation using finger gestures are disclosed. A first finger gesture is used to select a display area from which data is to be copied. Subsequently, a drag finger gesture is used to identify where the data that is to be pasted. The drag may extend across a non-display boundary between a first and second display screen of the multi-screen device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 17, 2015
    Publication date: February 11, 2016
    Inventors: Sanjiv Sirpal, Paul E. Reeves, Alexander de Paz, Jared L. Ficklin, Denise Burton, Gregg Wygonik
  • Publication number: 20140075476
    Abstract: An intelligent television can provide various interfaces for navigating processes associated with providing content. The user interfaces include unique visual representations and organizations that allow the user to utilize the intelligent television more easily and more effectively. Particularly, the user interfaces pertain to the display of media content, electronic programming guide information, television content, and other content. Further, the user interfaces provide unique process of transitioning between the content.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 19, 2013
    Publication date: March 13, 2014
    Applicant: Flextronics AP, LLC
    Inventors: Alexander de Paz, Saulo Correia Dourado, Sanjiv Sirpal, Mohammed Selim, Salvador Soto
  • Publication number: 20140053200
    Abstract: An intelligent television can provide various interfaces for navigating processes associated with providing content. The user interfaces include unique visual representations and organizations that allow the user to utilize the intelligent television more easily and more effectively. Particularly, the user interfaces' layout, aspect ratio of elements, display of elements, and size of selectable images are dependent on the type of content presented. Further, the user interfaces provide unique process of transitioning between the content.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 19, 2013
    Publication date: February 20, 2014
    Applicant: Flextronics AP, LLC
    Inventors: Alexander de Paz, Sanjiv Sirpal, Mohammed Selim, Karina A. Limongi
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