US 9,813,658 B2
Acquiring and displaying information to improve selection and switching to an input interface of an electronic device
Qian QiaoNeng, Shanghai (CN); and CheKim Chhuor, Shanghai (CN)
Assigned to Lenovo Enterprise Solutions (Singapore) Pte. Ltd., Singapore (SG)
Filed by Lenovo Enterprise Solutions (Singapore) Pte. Ltd., Singapore (SG)
Filed on May 12, 2016, as Appl. No. 15/153,065.
Claims priority of application No. 2015 1 03256457 (CN), filed on Jun. 12, 2015.
Prior Publication US 2016/0366361 A1, Dec. 15, 2016
Int. Cl. H04N 5/50 (2006.01); H04N 5/445 (2011.01); H04N 5/268 (2006.01)
CPC H04N 5/44543 (2013.01) [H04N 5/268 (2013.01); H04N 5/44513 (2013.01); H04N 2005/44517 (2013.01)] 16 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. An apparatus, comprising:
at least one storage device for storing program instructions; and
at least one processor for processing the program instructions to:
acquire information from an input device through at least one input interface of an electronic device in response to receiving an input selection request from a user, wherein the information acquired from the input device represents data being played by the input device; and
display the information to the user in association with a corresponding input interface before receiving user input selecting one input interface of the electronic device;
switch to a selected input interface in response to receiving user input selecting one input interface of the electronic device; and
display data being played by the input device through the selected input interface.