US 9,811,193 B2
Text entry for electronic devices
Gao Yipu, Beijing (CN)
Assigned to Core Wireless Licensing S.a.r.l., Luxembourg (LU)
Filed by Core Wireless Licensing S.a.r.l., Luxembourg (LU)
Filed on May 3, 2016, as Appl. No. 15/145,432.
Application 15/145,432 is a continuation of application No. 13/748,052, filed on Jan. 23, 2013, granted, now 9,360,955.
Application 13/748,052 is a continuation of application No. 12/086,312, granted, now 8,428,359, issued on Apr. 23, 2013, previously published as PCT/IB2005/004018, filed on Dec. 8, 2005.
Prior Publication US 2016/0320888 A1, Nov. 3, 2016
Int. Cl. G06K 9/00 (2006.01); G06F 3/041 (2006.01); G01C 21/36 (2006.01); G06F 3/0488 (2013.01); G06K 9/22 (2006.01)
CPC G06F 3/0412 (2013.01) [G01C 21/3682 (2013.01); G06F 3/04883 (2013.01); G06K 9/222 (2013.01)] 12 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A method, comprising:
displaying a plurality of discrete areas and recognized characters, wherein each of the recognized characters is displayed in one of a plurality of discrete areas;
determining whether a handwriting input is associated with a first one of the plurality of discrete areas where a first one of the recognized characters is displayed, the determining comprising:
detecting the handwriting input initiates in the first one of the plurality of discrete areas, the handwriting input comprising at least a trace that extends beyond the first one of the plurality of discrete areas,
determining that the trace initiates in the first one of the plurality of discrete areas, and
associating the handwriting input with the first one of the plurality of discrete areas as long as the trace initiates in the first one of the plurality of discrete areas;
erasing the first one of the recognized characters upon determining the handwriting input is associated with the first one of the plurality of discrete areas;
recognizing the handwriting input associated with the first one of a plurality of discrete areas as a new recognized character; and
displaying the new recognized character in the first one of a plurality of discrete areas.