Audio user interface for displayless electronic device

  • US 8,862,252 B2
  • Filed: 01/30/2009
  • Issued: 10/14/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/30/2009
  • Status: Active Grant
  • ×
    • Pin
First Claim
Patent Images

1. A method for controlling an electronic device using a single sensing element, comprising:

  • playing back with the electronic device a first audio clip in a first manner;

    during the playing back in the first manner;

    detecting with the single sensing element a first user input;

    in response to the detecting the first user input, altering with the electronic device the playing back from the first manner to a second manner; and

    in response to the altering, playing back with the electronic device the first audio clip in the second manner;

    during the playing back the first audio clip in the second manner, playing back with the electronic device a second audio clip to announce the first audio clip; and

    after the playing back the second audio clip, playing back with the electronic device a first menu audio clip that is associated with a menu of the electronic device.

View all claims