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Neonode® Issued US Patent for Touch-and-Glide Gesture

02-Sep-2014 | Source : | Visits : 5482
SANTA CLARA, California - Neonode Inc., the optical-touch technology licensing company, announced in a press release, that on August 19 the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued patent #8,812,993 (‘993) for sweep gestures.
The ‘993 patent has 136 patent citations and 44 non-patent citations, and covers transitioning a touch screen device from a tap-absent state, wherein tap-activatable icons are absent, to a tap-present state, wherein tap-activatable icons are present, in response to a touch-and-glide gesture. This patent expands Neonode’s family of sweep gesture patents, including US Patent Nos. 8,095,879 and 8,650,510. Neonode’s sweep gesture patents have priority dating back to 2002.
Three additional US patents also issued on August 19 to Neonode:
US patent #8,810,551 for Light-Based Finger Gesture User Interface
US design patent #D711,369 for Tablet Computer
US design patent #D711,342 for Mobile Phone
US patent Nos. 8,810,551 and D711,369 cover multiple aspects of the Company’s patented zForceTM AirTM technology. These patents raise the number of Neonode issued patents to 21 in the US and 49 worldwide.
Neonode Inc. develops and licenses the next generation of MultiSensing® touch technologies, allowing companies to differentiate themselves by making high performing touch and proximity solutions at a competitive cost. Neonode is at the forefront of providing unparalleled user experiences that offer significant advantages for OEM’s. This includes state-of-the-art touch and proximity technology features such as low latency pen or brush sensing, high speed scanning, proximity-, pressure-, and depth sensing capabilities and object-size measuring.

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