User interface

FIELD: information technology.

SUBSTANCE: invention relates to a user interface. Disclosed is a portable electronic device including at least one processor and at least one memory device storing computer program instructions, said at least one processor is configured in order to execute computer program instructions making the device perform at least: control of a display for displaying one or more graphic elements from the first level of the hierarchical menu system, if the user selects the first graphical element from the first level of the hierarchical menu system transition to the second level of the hierarchical menu system is being performed, the transition to the second level of the hierarchical menu system includes displaying one or more additional graphic elements, which are elements of the second level of the hierarchical menu system and are connected to the first graphical element, and the next user selection of a specific graphical element from one or more additional graphic elements causes performing of the first action; and if the user inputs with the help of inclination, which changes the inclination of the device, when the display displays one or more graphic elements from the first level of the hierarchical menu system, display is being controlled to display an interactive preliminary image, containing one or more additional graphic elements, which are elements of the second level of the hierarchical menu system and are connected to the first graphical element, and the next user selection of said specific graphical element from one or more additional graphic elements in an interactive preliminary image causes performing of the second action, which is different from the first action.

EFFECT: technical result is efficient control of a display of the portable electronic device.

23 cl, 16 dwg

 



 

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SUBSTANCE: invention relates to a method and a device for moving an object between displayed pages. A method of moving an object between displayed pages comprises displaying a first page which includes the object; generating a first signal in response to moving the object on said first page to a predetermined region of said first page; displaying a plurality of pages, including said first page, in response to said first signal; generating a second signal in response to moving the object to overlap with a second page; and moving the object to said second page in response to said second signal; wherein said plurality of pages is displayed inclined in the depth direction.

EFFECT: providing accurate movement of an object between displayed pages in a device for interaction with a small size of a display device and interface.

19 cl, 16 dwg

FIELD: physics, computer engineering.

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EFFECT: providing two touch sensitive displays operating as discretely organised interface units.

20 cl, 9 dwg

FIELD: physics, computer engineering.

SUBSTANCE: invention relates to remote information input devices. The device comprises a touch surface configured to display a touch surface region of the displayed control function representation, which can be selected in response to touch input through the touch surface; and one or more modules for detecting one or more gestures input through the touch surface over at least one of said representations; determining a control function which corresponds to the detected one or more gestures, wherein said one or more gestures indicate the identified control function, different from the selection of at least one of said displayed representations; and generating a notification for wireless transmission to a client device, which instructs the client device to change output of content transmitted to the client device, in accordance with said determined control function.

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15 cl, 6 dwg

FIELD: physics, communications.

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18 cl, 6 dwg

FIELD: physics, computer engineering.

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1 dwg

FIELD: transport.

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2 cl, 10 dwg

FIELD: transport.

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1 dwg

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8 cl, 15 dwg

FIELD: physics, computer engineering.

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3 cl, 1 dwg

FIELD: physics, computer engineering.

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17 cl, 13 dwg

FIELD: ATMs.

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EFFECT: higher efficiency.

6 cl

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2 cl, 2 dwg

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19 cl, 5 tbl, 37 dwg

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11 cl, 6 dwg

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2 cl, 2 dwg

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3 cl, 13 dwg

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5 cl, 4 dwg

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1 dwg

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