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User customisation of the colour display by navigation button(s)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000022416D
Original Publication Date: 2004-Mar-12
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Mar-12
Document File: 4 page(s) / 64K

Publishing Venue

Motorola

Related People

Zoé Cole: AUTHOR

Abstract

The solution enables the customer to adjust all aspects of the colour display to suit his needs and his taste, by pressing the navigation button(s). Changing an area from one single colour to another single colour would be used for font, borders, background etc. For complex pictures, each pixel would slide the whole screen image, around the spectrum. Examples of this complex use are for wallpaper, screen savers, welcome screen etc.

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User customisation of the colour display by navigation button(s)

By Zoé Cole

Abstract

The solution enables the customer to adjust all aspects of the colour display to suit his needs and his taste, by pressing the navigation button(s). Changing an area from one single colour to another single colour would be used for font, borders, background etc.

For complex pictures, each pixel would slide the whole screen image, around the spectrum. Examples of this complex use are for wallpaper, screen savers, welcome screen etc.

Problem

The problem to be resolved is when radio/phones are delivered to the customer, the display colour options are those chosen by the supplier, not the customer.

Customers may be colour blind, hence certain colours chosen by the supplier may not be suitable for all customers and may make viewing the display very difficult, if not impossible.

In addition customers may find some colour combinations offensive.

The customer does not have the ability to adjust the colours to suit his own taste and needs (by this I mean make lighter, darker, or change to the next or previous colour in the colour spectrum).

Solution

My solution needs a colour display and an up/down/right/left navigation button or buttons.

There would be a lookup table where the colour of each pixel could be adjusted to suit the customer.

e.g. If the pixel was mid yellow in colour.

A press of the up navigation button would make the pixel a lighter yellow.

A press of the down navigation button would make the pixel a darker yellow.

A press of the right navigation key would change the colour of the pixel to be the next colour in the colour spectrum e.g. orange.

A press of the left navigation key would change the colour of the pixel to be the previous colour of the colour spectrum e.g. green.

 

Changing an area from one single colour to another single colour would be used for font, borders, background etc. This feature could be used for professional radios.

For complex pictures, each pixel would slide the whole screen image, around the spectrum. Examples of this complex use are for wallpaper, screen savers, welcome screen etc. This could be used for Professional radios and the consumer market.

 

The user will have the ability to completely change all colour aspects of the display, make darker, lighter, all pixels could change to the next colour in the colour spectrum OR all pixels could change to the previous colour in the colour spectrum.

 

This could be used on phones but would be ideal for the new generation of radios which are going to have colour displays.

 

Colour blind customers would be able to adjust the colour display to suit their needs, particularly when the radios a...