IMAGE-BASED UNLOCK FUNCTIONALITY ON A COMPUTING DEVICE

  • US 20100325721A1
  • Filed: 06/17/2009
  • Published: 12/23/2010
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/17/2009
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A system comprising:

  • a touch screen display associated with a mobile computing device;

    a memory area for storing one or more images; and

    a processor programmed to;

    access one of the images stored in the memory area;

    dividing the accessed image into a plurality of non-overlapping zones;

    present the plurality of zones to a user via the touch screen display;

    receive a selection of the zones from the user via the touch screen display; and

    store the received selection in the memory area as an unlock code for unlocking the mobile computing device.

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