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BrianBailey
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re: What were they thinking: Apple crazy?
BrianBailey   10/5/2012 3:22:35 PM
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I agree with you. The whole notion of gesture control has been captured in movies for the longest time. That in my mind makes gesture control of anything pretty obvious.

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re: What were they thinking: Apple crazy?
askubel   10/5/2012 2:55:56 PM
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It's like they're implying the existence of a system that has the sole purpose of interpreting kinetic sensor and touchscreen data to modify the print settings. This is obviously absurd - the whole patent was clearly designed to use against competitors that happen to have print settings and gesture recognition on the same device. I think the problem lies with the nature of the patent office. The job is so boring that anyone with the ability/experience to recognize bogus patents would never work there.

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