Occluded gesture recognition

  • US 9,778,749 B2
  • Filed: 09/24/2014
  • Issued: 10/03/2017
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/22/2014
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A computer-implemented method comprising:

  • authenticating a person permitted to control a mobile computing device based on authentication credentials;

    providing a radar field using microwave radiation;

    receiving, via the provided radar field, a reflection from a hand of the authenticated person;

    determining identifying indicia for the hand of the authenticated person based on the received reflection;

    recording the identifying indicia effective to enable a later-received radar field reflection from the hand to be identified as being from the authenticated person;

    determining a hand gesture of the authenticated person'"'"'s hand based on the received reflection;

    mapping the determined hand gesture to a control input; and

    recording the mapping of the determined hand gesture effective to enable a later-received hand gesture to be mapped to the control input.

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