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Method and System for Automatically Change Orientation of Screen of Mobile Device Relative to Owner's Voice

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000247004D
Publication Date: 2016-Jul-21
Document File: 2 page(s) / 38K

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Abstract

Disclosed is a method and system for automatically changing an orientation of a screen of a mobile device based upon a location of a user as detected from sound of the user’s voice.

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Method and System for Automatically Change Orientation of Screen of Mobile Device Relative to Owner's Voice

A method and system is disclosed for automatically changing an orientation of a screen of a mobile device based upon a location of a user as detected from sound of the user's voice.

The system uses mobile device's microphone(s) to detect location of the user (owner of the mobile device) relative to the orientation of the mobile device and then adjust the screen orientation so it faces the device's owner.

The following Figure illustrates the method steps for changing orientation of a screen of a mobile device in accordance with the method and system disclosed herein.

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The system listens for voices and when a voice is detected, the system measures relative volume of the voice. If the voice volume is above a loudness threshold (the user is near the mobile device) then the system attempts to match that voice against a

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profile of the mobile devices owner's voice. If the voice matches the voice profile for the owner then the system determines direction of the voice relative to the mobile device using the mobile device's microphone(s). If the screen orientation currently faces towards the owner's voice then system does not change the orientation, otherwise the system rotates the screen 90 degrees left or right or 180 degrees fully around to face the owner's voice as well as possible. Additionally, the system may employ additional bypasses, su...