This Verizon Wireless patent addresses the use of touch screens for gloves and other related situations:
- Construction and outdoor environments,
- Sterile or clean rooms,
- Medical offices or hospitals.
- Artificial digits,
- Use of Pointers and Pens.
(Co-Inventors: Yuk Li and Xin Res)
US Patent # 9,122,332 B2Abstract: Aspects of the subject technology relate to a device including a touch-screen configured to detect user engagement with a surface of the touch-screen and output one or more signals corresponding with the user touch engagement. In certain aspects, the device further includes a touch sense controller coupled to the touch-screen, wherein the touch sense controller is configured to receive the one or more signals corresponding with the user engagement and to determine a mode of user engagement with the surface of the touch-screen based on the one or more signals. A method and touch sense controller are also provided.
US Patent issued July 19, 2016 #20150119108 A1
This Verizon Wireless patent addresses the issue of screen display power consumption when it is not used by blind users or not being viewed by sighted users. This accounts for various potential states of the mobile device and shuts down the display when it is not in use. (Co-Inventors: David Philbin and Yuk Li)
US Patent #20150119108 A1
US Patent issued October 15, 2015 #US20150294398
This Verizon Wireless patent creates a personalized way finding application for customers visiting retail stores. The patent proposes to help customers locate items on display in the physical environment. My contributions to this patented included inclusive and universal design concepts that account for a diverse customer set.
(Co-Inventors: Ji Hoon Kim, Mohammad Raheel Khalid, and Samir Yaidya)