US 9,813,662 B2
Transfer to target disambiguation
Philip Lee Childs, Durham, NC (US); Michael Terrell Vanover, Raleigh, NC (US); Hui Wang, Beijing (CN); and Shaowei Chen, Beijing (CN)
Assigned to Lenovo (Singapore) Pte. Ltd., Singapore (SG)
Filed by Lenovo (Singapore) Pte. Ltd., Singpaore (SG)
Filed on Nov. 30, 2012, as Appl. No. 13/690,006.
Prior Publication US 2014/0152894 A1, Jun. 5, 2014
Int. Cl. H04N 5/76 (2006.01)
CPC H04N 5/76 (2013.01) 16 Claims
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1. A method, comprising:
identifying, at a first device, media data to be played;
thereafter ascertaining, at the first device, a request to transfer the media data to another device, the request comprising a flick to transfer gesture provided to a touch screen of the first device;
determining, at the first device, a plurality of connected display devices for potential transfer of media data corresponding to the request in response to the flick to transfer gesture, wherein the flick to transfer gesture identifies more than one of the plurality of connected display devices as a target for transfer;
generating, at the first device, a disambiguation cue for a user, the disambiguation cue comprising a visual display of indicators of the plurality of connected display devices;
wherein the visual display of indicators comprises a list;
ascertaining via the disambiguation cue a target display device from the plurality of connected display devices for transfer of the media data; and
transferring the media data to the target display device.