US 9,813,768 B2
Configured input display for communicating to computational apparatus
Jeffrey L. Chow, Boulder, CO (US)
Assigned to RED BIRD RISING II LLC, Boulder, CO (US)
Filed by Red Bird Rising II, LLC, Boulder, CO (US)
Filed on Apr. 6, 2015, as Appl. No. 14/679,073.
Application 14/679,073 is a continuation of application No. 14/059,259, filed on Oct. 21, 2013, granted, now 9,001,035.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/716,403, filed on Oct. 19, 2012.
Prior Publication US 2015/0215676 A1, Jul. 30, 2015
This patent is subject to a terminal disclaimer.
Int. Cl. G09G 1/00 (2006.01); H04N 21/472 (2011.01); G06F 3/0482 (2013.01); G06F 3/0488 (2013.01); G06F 3/0484 (2013.01); G11B 27/031 (2006.01); H04N 21/422 (2011.01)
CPC H04N 21/47205 (2013.01) [G06F 3/0482 (2013.01); G06F 3/04847 (2013.01); G06F 3/04883 (2013.01); G06F 3/04886 (2013.01); G11B 27/031 (2013.01); H04N 21/42209 (2013.01); H04N 21/42224 (2013.01); G06F 2203/04808 (2013.01)] 16 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A system for remotely communicating with at least one electronic device, comprising:
an input device, comprising:
a display screen configured to receive tactile inputs; and
a processor configured to process tactile inputs;
a program stored in the memory of the input device including instructions for:
displaying a plurality of icons on the display screen;
associating each of the plurality of icons with an output;
receiving one or more types of tactile contact with the display screen;
determining the nature of a tactile contact with the display screen relative to each of the plurality of icons; and
communicating an associated output to the at least one electronic device based on the step of determining the nature of the tactile contact.