Context sensitive overlays in voice controlled headset computer displays

  • US 10,013,976 B2
  • Filed: 03/13/2013
  • Issued: 07/03/2018
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/20/2010
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A method comprising:

  • providing a graphical user interface having a plurality of controls to a headset computer from a host device;

    displaying the provided graphical user interface on a microdisplay of the headset computer;

    in response to user utterance of a cue toggle command, displaying on the provided graphical user interface a semi-transparent overlay of a screen view and displaying a plurality of cues within the semi-transparent overlay, each cue associated with a corresponding one of the plurality of controls and located proximate to its corresponding one of the plurality of controls, each cue further providing a voice command associated with code to execute the associated one of the plurality of controls, the semi-transparent overlay generated at a local processor of the headset computer and fading away after a period of time via a timing mechanism employed to refresh the screen view, the cue toggle command available at all times; and

    in response to user utterance of the voice command, executing the code associated with the voice command.

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