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A method for unlocking mobile device and application by using multiple gesture/password panel and shocking interactive Disclosure Number: IPCOM000246943D
Publication Date: 2016-Jul-18
Document File: 3 page(s) / 54K

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This disclosure describes an device/app unlocking method that needs both input correct guesture/password and select correct input panel. And the input panel are chose by shocking interactive from device itself or some other wearable device. So this information could not peeked by other people nearby, and thus it could protect the device/app better.

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A method for unlocking mobile device and application by using multiple gesture/password panel and shocking interactive

More and more devices and applications are using gesture/password panel as unlocking method. But the gesture and password may peeked by others nearby. Our invention could resolve the peeking problem. The devices and applications could not be unlocked even if other ones know the gesture or password but without the correct panel information.

Core idea:
1. There are multiple gesture/password panel for the device/application instead of only one. User need to set one of them as the correct panel for gesture/password.

2. When unlocking, user need to find out the correct panel first, and then input the gesture/password on it. Otherwise, the device will be locked and need to unlocked by the longer password.

3. All of the panels look the same, that's why other people could not get the panel information easily.

4. User could find the correct position by feeling the shock of devices.


Only the owner of the device could find the right panel to input gesture or password.

1. Using multiple gesture/password panel instead of only one. It needs to select the correct panel first, otherwise the device or application will be locked and need to be unlocked by the long password or answer password questions to reset it.

2. Set the correct panel before using it. For example, the panel 5 is the correct panel.

3. Find a fixed position by interactive by device shocking, and then find the correct panel. For example, the panel 0 is the fixed position, then the correct panel is on its left closely.

4. The default panel shown to user is random, when user flip the panel to the panel0, the device will shock to interactive with user.

5. The panels may layout by liner, 2D and 3D.


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There are a lot of gesture unlocking method not, but all of them could not prevent the password or gesture peeked by others.

(1) Title: Unlocking a device by performing gestures on an unlock image (US8046721)

Abstract: A device with a touch-sensitive display may be unlocked via gestures performed on the touch-sensitive display. The device is unlocked if contact with the display corresponds to a predefined gesture for unlocking the device. The device displays one o...