Hand-held with auto-zoom for graphical display of Web page

  • US 6,466,203 B2
  • Filed: 07/19/2000
  • Issued: 10/15/2002
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/17/1998
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A handheld communication device comprising:

  • a wireless modem for receiving data;

    a display that has a substantially small size suitable for in the handheld communication device;

    a data processing system connected to the modem and to the display for processing the received data and for rendering an image corresponding to the data received;

    a touch screen for enabling a user to interact with the device;


    the system is operative to enable the user to select through a touch location on the touch screen a portion of the image, when displayed at a first scale, for rendering the selected portion on the display at a second scale larger than the first scale thereby facilitating a selection of a feature; and

    the selected portion when rendered at the first scale is a zoomed-in version of part of the image at the first scale substantially centered around the touch screen.

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