Device control using gaze information

  • US 10,860,096 B2
  • Filed: 08/28/2019
  • Issued: 12/08/2020
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/28/2018
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. An electronic device, comprising:

  • one or more processors; and

    memory storing one or more programs configured to be executed by the one or more processors, the one or more programs including instructions for;

    while a digital assistant of the electronic device is not activated;

    receiving a first portion of an audio user input request to perform a command;

    obtaining, using one or more camera sensors, first gaze information;

    independent of audio input;

    in accordance with a determination that the first gaze information satisfies a set of one or more activation criteria;

    activating the digital assistant of the electronic device; and

    providing an indication that the set of one or more activation criteria has been satisfied;

    while the digital assistant of the electronic device is activated, receiving a second portion of the audio user input request to perform the command; and

    in response to receiving the audio user input request to perform the command;

    in accordance with a determination that a set of one or more performance criteria is met, performing the command based on a content of the first portion and the second portion of the audio user input request.

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