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Take advantage of fingerprint technology to achieve the auto-switch between Right and Left for mobile's single-hand operation mode.

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000241498D
Publication Date: 2015-May-07
Document File: 2 page(s) / 52K

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Abstract

Auto-switch between Right and Left for mobile's single-hand operation mode

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Take advantage of fingerprint technology to achieve the auto

Take advantage of fingerprint technology to achieve the auto-

hand operation mode.

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hand operation mode

Mobile phone is widely used in the world. According to the use of hands, people sometimes prefer to use left hand to operate the phone, sometimes they would like to play with right hand. To accelerate "one-hand" operating mode, mobile app ISV had provided "left hand"/"right hand" within a manual "on-off" for this switching. It indeed improves mobile user experience in very most custom way. But then introduces one issue: how to control the mobile to switch the one-hand model from left to right and from right to left? The current solution is to add one new hardware(button) beside the mobile. When the user pushes the button, it will help change the hand model. The drawbacks of current solutions is that adding new h/w will result in extra cost and new h/w has new life cycle which will become disfunctional after frequent usage. The disclosure propose a new method to switch one-hand mode between left and right in a full automation way.

When operating the mobile phone with one hand can use the fingerprint to switch the operation mode between the Right and Left . The user's fingerprints were saved in the phone's database with the right-flag and left-flag, if the user would like to use the finger(s) to unlock the screen or try to switch the operation mode, then the fingerprint sensor on...