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# Input numbers by knock phone screen

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000240278D
Publication Date: 2015-Jan-21
Document File: 4 page(s) / 88K

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## Abstract

Input numbers by knocking phone screen in some special situation, it's full new input way on mobile phone, we can input numbers without watching the phone screen, we can input numbers when the phone is in the pocket, we can input numbers on other devices with a very very small touch screen, for example, a smart watch for a kid...

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Input numbers by knock phone screen

Nowadays people are using their mobile everywhere, in some situation, it is not convenient enough to input a phone number or letter by turn the screen on, open the keyboard, then type. for example, the people with visual or mobility

disabilities can not read the screen well, or have difficulty using the phone's keyboard input. even a normal user, there is an opportunity to dial a number directly without turn on the keyboard.

This invention provide a new method to allow user input numbers without a keyboard.

The invention provide a way to input numbers that don't need any keyboard. Users knock on the mobile screen, the mobile device will detect the number of times and interval of knocks, then translate this information into numbers.

When user knocks on the screen of phone, the mobile device (sensor) detects the number of times and interval between the knocks.

The interval of the knocks should be shorter and in same scope for one number in order to distinguish from another number ; the interval between numbers should be longer. For example, if user wants to input 123, user knocks on the screen with da --- da-da--- da-da-da.

In order to input number faster, user can knock the screen with 5 fingers at the same time for number 5, or knock the screen with 3 fingers twice for number 6. For example, if user wants to input 561, user knocks on the screen with 5 fingers - 3 fingers twice - 1 finger, see below picture:

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With such method,...