US 9,811,750 B2
Character recognition and character input apparatus using touch screen and method thereof
Do-Hyeon Kim, Gyeonggi-do (KR); Seong-Taek Hwang, Gyeonggi-do (KR); Hee-Bum Ahn, Seoul (KR); Dong-Hoon Jang, Gyeonggi-do (KR); Mu-Sik Kwon, Seoul (KR); Sang-Wook Oh, Gyeonggi-do (KR); and Jeong-Wan Park, Seoul (KR)
Assigned to Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, (KR)
Filed by Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Gyeonggi-do (KR)
Filed on Nov. 26, 2014, as Appl. No. 14/554,493.
Application 14/554,493 is a continuation of application No. 12/848,327, filed on Aug. 2, 2010, granted, now 8,917,248.
Claims priority of application No. 10-2009-0070657 (KR), filed on Jul. 31, 2009.
Prior Publication US 2015/0084901 A1, Mar. 26, 2015
This patent is subject to a terminal disclaimer.
Int. Cl. G06F 3/033 (2013.01); G06K 9/22 (2006.01); G06F 3/0488 (2013.01); G06K 9/20 (2006.01); G06F 3/041 (2006.01)
CPC G06K 9/222 (2013.01) [G06F 3/0416 (2013.01); G06F 3/04883 (2013.01); G06F 3/04886 (2013.01); G06K 9/2054 (2013.01); G06K 2209/01 (2013.01)] 16 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A character input method using a touch screen, comprising the steps of:
displaying at least one area partitioned by dotted lines when a character selection occurs;
displaying a first character at a first area among the displayed at least one area of the touch screen and a third character at a second area of the touch screen;
receiving character information at the first area by the touch screen;
selecting the first character superimposed on at least part of the character information as a character to be replaced among the first character and the third character based on a position of the character information; and
displaying a second character at the first area in accordance with the received character information to replace the first character displayed at the first area.