Methods for determining a cursor position from a finger contact with a touch screen display

  • US 8,013,839 B2
  • Filed: 11/30/2010
  • Issued: 09/06/2011
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/06/2006
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A portable electronic device, comprising:

  • a touch screen display;

    one or more processors;

    memory; and

    one or more programs, wherein the one or more programs are stored in the memory and configured to be executed by the one or more processors, the one or more programs including instructions for;

    displaying a plurality of user interface objects on the touch screen display;

    detecting a contact area of a finger with the touch screen display;

    determining a first position associated with the contact area; and

    determining a cursor position point, at least in part, based on;

    the first position,one or more distances between the first position and one or more of the user interface objects; and

    one or more activation susceptibility numbers, each associated with a respective user interface object in the plurality of user interface objects.

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