Smartphone-based radar system facilitating ease and accuracy of user interactions with displayed objects in an augmented-reality interface

  • US 10,936,185 B2
  • Filed: 05/27/2020
  • Issued: 03/02/2021
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/24/2018
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A smartphone, comprising:

  • a display;

    a radar system, implemented at least partially in hardware, configured to;

    provide a radar field;

    sense reflections from an object in the radar field;

    analyze the reflections from the object in the radar field; and

    provide, based on the analysis of the reflections, radar data;

    one or more computer processors; and

    one or more computer-readable media having instructions stored thereon that, responsive to execution by the one or more computer processors, are configured to;

    present a user interface through the display of the smartphone, the user interface capable of receiving a touch input;

    receive a touch input through the user interface;

    perform an action that corresponds to the touch input, the action causing a result;

    determine, based on the radar data, a gesture by the object in the radar field; and

    perform another action that corresponds to the determined gesture, the other action associated with the result of the action corresponding to the touch input.

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