Register USPTO Patent
Application Number 17783318
Status Pending
Filing Date 2020-01-14
First Publication Date 2023-01-19
Publication Date 2023-01-19
Owner Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. (USA)
  • Lin, Yi-Chien
  • Lin, Chih-Hung
  • Wu, Ling-Yu
  • Lee, Chih-Shiuan


In one example, an electronic device may include a display screen defining a plurality of display regions. Further, the electronic device may include a camera to capture an image of an operator of the electronic device. Furthermore, the electronic device may include a controller operatively coupled to the camera and the display screen. The controller may detect an orientation of the operator's face with respect to the display screen using the captured image. Further, the controller may determine a first display region of the plurality of display regions corresponding to the detected orientation of the operators face. Furthermore, the controller may activate the first display region to position a cursor of a pointing device within the first display region.

IPC Classes  ?

  • G06F 3/0484 - Interaction techniques based on graphical user interfaces [GUI] for the control of specific functions or operations, e.g. selecting or manipulating an object, an image or a displayed text element, setting a parameter value or selecting a range
  • G06T 7/70 - Determining position or orientation of objects or cameras
  • G06V 40/16 - Human faces, e.g. facial parts, sketches or expressions