INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, LAUNCHER, ACTIVATION CONTROL METHOD AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT

  • US 20090109187A1
  • Filed: 09/25/2008
  • Published: 04/30/2009
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/30/2007
  • Status: Abandoned Application
First Claim
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1. An information processing apparatus that includes a display device and a contact input device arranged on the display device and receiving data corresponding to a contact position of a finger, the information processing apparatus comprising:

  • a detecting unit that detects a movement pattern of the finger touching the contact input device;

    a GUI determination unit that determines a launcher GUI (Graphical User Interface) including one or more icons in accordance with the movement pattern detected by the detecting unit; and

    a display control unit that displays the launcher GUI determined by the GUI determination unit on the display device in accordance with a contact position of the finger on the contact input device.

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