METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR CONTACTLESS GESTURE RECOGNITION

  • US 20110310005A1
  • Filed: 06/16/2011
  • Published: 12/22/2011
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/17/2010
  • Status: Active Application
First Claim
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1. A mobile computing device comprising:

  • a sensor system configured to obtain data relating to three-dimensional user movements, the sensor system comprising an infrared (IR) light emitting diode (LED) and an IR proximity sensor; and

    a sensor controller module communicatively coupled to the sensor system and configured to identify properties of the device indicative of clarity of the data relating to the three-dimensional user movements obtained by the sensor system and probability of correct input gesture identification with respect to the three-dimensional user movements and to regulate power consumption of at least one of the IR LED or the IR proximity sensor of the sensor system based on the properties of the device.

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