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  • 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
  • Publication number: 20120084694
    Abstract: A multi-screen user device and methods for performing a drag and drop 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
  • Patent number: 8527892
    Abstract: A multi-screen user device and methods for performing a drag and drop 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: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2013
    Assignee: Z124
    Inventors: Sanjiv Sirpal, Paul Reeves, Alexander de Paz, Jared Ficklin, Denise Burton, Gregg Wygonik
  • Publication number: 20130080956
    Abstract: Methods and devices for selecting a card from an application stack, wherein the card represents a corresponding application that a user would like to make active or bring focus to. The selecting includes one or more of a dragging and a tapping action, with these actions being triggers for transitioning the device to an optional drag state or tapped state, respectively. Transitioning through this state executes the activating of a corresponding application or other action on the device to facilitate window/application/desktop management. The selecting further allows a user to specify which a touch screen (or portion hereof) on which a particular application should be launched.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 1, 2012
    Publication date: March 28, 2013
    Applicant: IMERJ LLC
    Inventors: Sanjiv Sirpal, Alexander de Paz, Eduardo Diego Torres Milano, Ron Cassar
  • Publication number: 20130080957
    Abstract: Methods and devices for selecting a card from an application stack, wherein the card represents a corresponding application that a user would like to make active or bring focus to. The selecting includes one or more of a dragging and a tapping action, with these actions being triggers for transitioning the device to an optional drag state or tapped state, respectively. Transitioning through this state executes the activating of a corresponding application or other action on the device to facilitate window/application/desktop management. The selecting further allows a user to specify which a touch screen (or portion hereof) on which a particular application should be launched.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 1, 2012
    Publication date: March 28, 2013
    Applicant: IMERJ LLC
    Inventors: Sanjiv Sirpal, Alexander de Paz, Eduardo Diego Torres Milano, Ron Cassar
  • Patent number: 8832577
    Abstract: A multi-screen user device and a universal clipboard application are described. Specifically, the universal clipboard application can be open on one screen of the multi-screen device while another application, from which data is either being copied to the clipboard application or pasted from the clipboard application, is open on another screen of the multi-screen device. Inputs received on the screen displaying the universal clipboard application can cause content to be copied to an application being displayed on the other screen of the multi-screen device, thereby providing an intuitive user interface for the universal clipboard application.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 9, 2014
    Assignee: Z124
    Inventors: Sanjiv Sirpal, Paul Edward Reeves, Alexander de Paz, Eric Freedman, Jared L. Ficklin, Denise Burton, Misty Cripps, Gregg Wygonik
  • Patent number: 11182046
    Abstract: Embodiments are directed to gesture-based navigation through windows displayed on a mobile device by receiving a first gesture through a touch-sensitive screen of the mobile device. In response to receiving the first gesture, display of a first window of an ordered set of windows on a first display area of the touch sensitive screen can be stopped and display of the first window on the second display area of the touch sensitive screen can be started. In response to receiving a second gesture, display of a second window of the ordered set of windows on the first display area can be stopped and display of the second displayed window on the second display area can be started. The second displayed window on the second display area can at least partially obscures the first displayed window on the second display area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2021
    Assignee: Z124
    Inventors: Sanjiv Sirpal, Alexander de Paz, Paul E. Reeves, Maxim Marintchenko
  • Patent number: 10445044
    Abstract: Methods and devices for selecting a card from an application stack, wherein the card represents a corresponding application that a user would like to make active or bring focus to. The selecting includes one or more of a dragging and a tapping action, with these actions being triggers for transitioning the device to an optional drag state or tapped state, respectively. Transitioning through this state executes the activating of a corresponding application or other action on the device to facilitate window/application/desktop management. The selecting further allows a user to specify which a touch screen (or portion hereof) on which a particular application should be launched.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: Z124
    Inventors: Sanjiv Sirpal, Alexander de Paz, Eduardo Diego Torres Milano, Ron Cassar