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Recent patent applications related to Xiaomi Inc. Xiaomi Inc is listed as an Agent/Assignee. Note: Xiaomi Inc may have other listings under different names/spellings. We're not affiliated with Xiaomi Inc, we're just tracking patents.

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Virtual sim card for accessing operator network

The present disclosure relates to a method, device, and non-transitory computer-readable medium for accessing an operator network. Aspects of the disclosure provide a method for accessing an operator network. ... Xiaomi Inc

Method and device for alarm triggering

The present disclosure relates to a method and a device for alarm triggering. The method includes: receiving a trigger instruction on a verification interface; determining whether the received trigger instruction is a predetermined alarm triggering instruction, the predetermined alarm triggering instruction corresponding to at least one contact person; entering an alarm triggering mode if the received trigger instruction is determined to be the predetermined alarm triggering instruction; and sending alarm information to a terminal of the at least one contact, the alarm information indicating that a user is in danger.. ... Xiaomi Inc

Method and device for processing request

A method for processing a request includes receiving a query request sent by a first terminal. The query request is configured to request to query camera data collected by a camera, the camera data including at least one of image data or video data. ... Xiaomi Inc

Method and user terminal for capturing video frame

A method and a user terminal for capturing a video frame are provided. The method includes: receiving a first user operation for capturing a video frame in a video content displayed on the user terminal; generating a first request according to the first user operation, wherein the first request comprises a time stamp and is configured to request an image or a video corresponding to the time stamp from a photographic device generating the video content; sending the first request to the photographic device; and obtaining the image or the video corresponding to the time stamp from the photographic device, wherein a resolution of the image or the video corresponding to the time stamp is higher than a resolution of the video content displayed on the user terminal.. ... Xiaomi Inc

Mobile device

The disclosure relates to a mobile device including a frame assembly with an accommodating space formed therein for disposing functional parts of the mobile device, and a primary display module disposed on an outer side of the frame assembly. The primary display module wraps around a front surface, a back surface, and side surfaces of the mobile device. ... Xiaomi Inc

Method and device for presenting information

A method for presenting information includes: receiving a notification message when a display screen is in a screen-off state; and presenting the notification message on the display screen with darkening a selected object, when the display screen is switched into a screen-on state from the screen-off state. Herein the selected object comprises all or partial content displayed on the display screen except the notification message. ... Xiaomi Inc

Method and device for presenting prompt information that recommends removing contents from garbage container

Aspects of the disclosure provide a method for presenting prompt information that recommends removing contents from a garbage container. The method includes acquiring garbage information and garbage decaying benchmark information of the contents in the garbage container; determining whether the contents in the garbage container have mold or odor based on the garbage information and the garbage decaying benchmark information; and presenting the prompt information that recommends removing the contents from the garbage container when it is determined that the contents in the garbage container have mold or odor.. ... Xiaomi Inc

Method and device for creating event reminder

The present disclosure relates to an event reminder method and an event reminder device, to create reminders automatically to remind users to early necessary articles. The method includes determining whether a received communication message includes an article-carrying notification. ... Xiaomi Inc

Text input method and device

A method for inputting text into a text entry box is provided. The method includes: displaying the text entry box and judging whether a preset string quick-input mode is activated for characters to be typed into the text entry box; detecting whether a preset operation with respect to a preset character is received via a character input interface, in response to judging that the preset string quick-input mode is activated; and retrieving a preset string and inputting the preset string into the text entry box, in response to detecting that the preset operation with respect to the preset character is received. ... Xiaomi Inc

Circuit, method, and device for waking up master mcu

The present disclosure relates to a circuit that includes: a master microcontroller unit (mcu) having a clock line connected with a master clock signal; a peripheral interface chip; and a peripheral processing chip connected to the master mcu via the peripheral interface chip, wherein each of a clock line of the peripheral processing chip and a clock line of the peripheral interface chip is connected with a slave clock signal; wherein the peripheral processing chip is configured to remain working normally after the master mcu enters a deep sleep mode; and wherein the peripheral interface chip is configured to: remain working normally after the master mcu enters the deep sleep mode; monitor an amount of data sent by the peripheral processing chip to the peripheral interface chip; and send a wake-up signal to the master mcu when the amount of the data exceeds a threshold.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

Method, device and storage medium for inputting characters

A method, device and storage medium for inputting characters are provided. The method includes: presenting a user interface on the touch screen, the user interface comprising a soft keyboard; identifying a location of a first touch point upon detection of a first touch acted on the soft keyboard; judging, based on the location of the first touch point, whether it is needed to select a plurality of candidate characters from the soft keyboard; when it is needed to select the plurality of candidate characters, presenting the plurality of candidate characters on a currently provided user interface, wherein a first area occupied by each of the candidate characters on the currently provided user interface is larger than a second area occupied by each of the candidate characters on the soft keyboard; and determining a target character from the plurality of candidate characters.. ... Xiaomi Inc

Method and apparatus for controlling display and mobile terminal

A mobile terminal for controlling display includes: a frame body including a middle frame; a touch screen provided on a front surface of the frame body and attached onto the middle frame; wherein the touch screen covers whole of the front surface of the frame body, or the touch screen covers a remaining area except a predetermined area on the front surface of the frame body, the predetermined area being an exposure area for additional electronic devices provided on the front surface of the frame body; a touch integrated circuit connected with the touch screen; and a processor connected with the touch integrated circuit. According to the disclosure, the whole front surface of the frame body is covered by the touch screen without providing the upper forehead area and the lower button area thereon.. ... Xiaomi Inc

Method and device for waking up mcu chip

The present disclosure provides a method and a device for waking up a microcontroller unit (mcu) chip, which belongs to an intelligent device technology field. The method includes: receiving a wireless message sent from other intelligent device when a wireless fidelity (wi-fi) chip is under a low power consumption mode, in which the wireless message is dedicated to the low power consumption mode, determining whether the wireless message is a specified wakeup message, and if it is determined that the wireless message is the specified wakeup message, sending an interrupt wakeup signal to the mcu chip via a wakeup pin connected between the wi-fi chip and the mcu chip, so as to wake up the mcu chip. ... Xiaomi Inc

Method and device for managing a self-balancing vehicle

The present disclosure relates to a method and a device for managing a self-balancing vehicle. The method may include: establishing a connection with the self-balancing vehicle through bluetooth; acquiring status information of the self-balancing vehicle through the connection; and managing the self-balancing vehicle according to the status information of the self-balancing vehicle. ... Xiaomi Inc

12/29/16 / #20160377334

Method and apparatus for monitoring status of terminal compressor

The present disclosure provides a method and an apparatus for monitoring a status of a terminal compressor. The method includes: obtaining a working status parameter of a compressor in a first terminal; judging whether the working status parameter falls in a preset range; if the working status parameter does not fall in the preset range, determining that an abnormality of the compressor occurs; and analyzing a reason for the abnormality and transmitting preset information to a second terminal that controls the first terminal.. ... Xiaomi Inc

12/29/16 / #20160375825

Method and device for managing self-balancing vehicle

A method for managing a self-balancing vehicle includes establishing a first blue tooth connection with the self-balancing vehicle, acquiring traveling state data of the self-balancing vehicle through the first blue tooth connection, determining whether a smart warning mode is enabled, establishing a second blue tooth connection with a smart wearable device if the smart warning mode is enabled, acquiring a preset monitored item and a preset warning event, monitoring the monitored item in the traveling state data for determining whether the warning event has occurred, and sending a warning message to the smart wearable device through the second blue tooth connection if the warning event has occurred.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

12/22/16 / #20160373801

Method and device for playing multimedia file

A method and a device are provided for playing a multimedia file. The device sends a first audio data packet to an audio player device and sends a first video data packet to a video player device. ... Xiaomi Inc

12/22/16 / #20160373482

Method and device for detecting web address hijacking

The present disclosure relates to a method and a device for detecting web address hijacking. The method includes: obtaining a currently accessed web address and a target directed web address from a current web address access instruction; determining a secure directed web address from the currently accessed web address according to a history of web address access instructions; and determining whether the target directed web address is hijacked according to the secure directed web address.. ... Xiaomi Inc

12/22/16 / #20160371763

Page display method and apparatus

The present disclosure relates to a page display method and a page display method apparatus, the page display method includes: obtaining an identifying element applied to a current display page, in which the identifying element matches an associated object of a displayed object in the current display page; displaying the identifying element in a display area associated with the displayed object and in the current display page.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

12/15/16 / #20160366275

Method, apparatus, and storage medium for displaying a conversation interface

A method, an apparatus, and storage medium for displaying a conversation interface. In the method: the terminal displays a caller identification display interface when a call request is received from a calling party. ... Xiaomi Inc

12/15/16 / #20160364459

Search method and search device

The present disclosure relates to a search method and a search device. The method includes: displaying a search page including at least one characteristic image, each characteristic image corresponding to a search process and representing a characteristic of search results of the corresponding search process; upon receiving an instruction of selecting a first characteristic image, performing a first search process corresponding to the first characteristic image, to obtain search results corresponding to the first search process; and displaying the search results corresponding to the first search process.. ... Xiaomi Inc

12/15/16 / #20160363802

Liquid crystal display module and mobile device

A liquid crystal display module and a mobile device are provided. The liquid crystal display module includes: a display function component and a cover glass structure. ... Xiaomi Inc

12/15/16 / #20160360713

Methods and apparatus for adjusting plant growth environment

Disclosed includes a method for remote management of one or more cultivation conditions for a plant is provided. The method is performed by a computer processor and comprises: acquiring, from a database, a set of cultivation curves of a plant in a pot; acquiring, from one or more sensors associated with the pot, a set of environment parameters associated with a location of the pot; adjusting the set of cultivation curves of the plant based on the set of environment parameters; adjusting a set of cultivation conditions for the plant based on the set of adjusted cultivation curves; determining one or more settings for one or more electronic appliances based on the cultivation conditions; and transmitting one or more instructions related to the one or more settings to the one or more electronic appliances.. ... Xiaomi Inc

12/08/16 / #20160358005

Terminal for recognizing fingerprint

A terminal including a screen structure and a method are provided. The terminal includes a main body including a screen panel on a screen. ... Xiaomi Inc

12/01/16 / #20160353167

Method and device for processing identification of video file

The present disclosure relates to a method and a device for processing an identification of a video file. The method includes detecting a video on a display of a device, wherein the video includes a plurality of frames; identifying a detection area in at least one frame of the plurality of frames of the video; detecting a video identification mark in the detection area of the at least one frame; and concealing the video identification mark based on pixel values of boundary pixels of the detection area.. ... Xiaomi Inc

12/01/16 / #20160352891

Methods and devices for sending virtual information card

Aspects of the disclosure provide a method for sending a virtual information card that is stored in a cloud storage system. The method includes determining, based on a user operation of a first terminal, whether to include the virtual information card in a call to a second terminal initiated by the first terminal, the virtual information card being associated with a user of the first terminal. ... Xiaomi Inc

12/01/16 / #20160352723

Method, and apparatus for authenticating access

The present disclosure relates to a method, apparatus and system for authenticating access of a first device with a first user account to a second device with a device identification bound with a second user account. The method includes acquiring, by the first device, the device identification of the second device to by accessed. ... Xiaomi Inc

12/01/16 / #20160352661

Video communication method and apparatus

A video communication method and apparatus are provided. The method includes: determining whether or not to switch a video image for a video communication with a peer device of the terminal device and the terminal device when the video communication is in progress; switching the video image for the video communication from a first video image acquired by the terminal device to a second video image acquired by a designated smart device when it is determined to switch the video image for the video communication, the designated smart device being communicatively coupled to the terminal device; and sending the second video image to the peer device. ... Xiaomi Inc

12/01/16 / #20160351163

Image processing method and device

An image processing method and device are provided. The method includes: choosing content-associated sub pixels in an image to be processed; obtaining an initial color level value of each of the content-associated sub pixels in the image to be processed; adding to least one digit to an end of the initial color level value and assigning a preset value to each added digit so as to obtain a processed color level value; and replacing the initial color level value with the processed color level value.. ... Xiaomi Inc

12/01/16 / #20160350584

Method and apparatus for providing contact card

A method for providing a contact card is provided. The method includes: acquiring a contact card of a contact person and acquiring contact information stored in a user terminal, the contact card including a first photo, and the contact information including a second photo; determining whether the first photo matches the second photo; and providing the contact card of the contact person to the user terminal, if the first photo matches the second photo.. ... Xiaomi Inc

12/01/16 / #20160349963

Method and apparatus for managing terminal application

The present disclosure refers to a method and an apparatus for managing an application in a terminal. The method includes: displaying at least one target folder in a visible area of a current desktop, when monitoring that there is a between-folder moving trigger event of an application icon, the target folder being different a first folder where the application icon is located; and, when monitoring that there is a between-folder moving end event of the application icon, determining a selected target folder from the at least one target folder, deleting the application icon from the first folder, and adding the application icon into the selected target folder. ... Xiaomi Inc

12/01/16 / #20160349947

Method and device for sending message

A method for sending a message from a terminal includes detecting a triggering event with respect to a sending button in a message interface of the terminal and determining a condition that the triggering event satisfies. If the determined condition that the triggering event satisfies is a first condition for sending a common phrase, a corresponding common phrase corresponding to the sending button is acquired and sent. ... Xiaomi Inc

12/01/16 / #20160349856

Button operation processing method in single-hand mode

A button operation processing method for a terminal device in a single-hand mode and the terminal device are provided. The method includes: detecting whether a terminal device is switched to the single-hand mode; detecting whether a first preset operation on a proximal physical button is received when the terminal device is switched to the single-hand mode, the proximal physical button being a physical button within a single-hand operation area on the terminal device; and performing an operation function corresponding to a distal physical button when the first preset operation on the proximal physical button is received, the distal physical button being a physical button outside the single-hand operation area on the terminal device.. ... Xiaomi Inc

12/01/16 / #20160349779

Method and device for controlling smart home power supply

A method and a device are provided for controlling a smart home power supply. In the method, the device obtains one or more addresses for one or more smart home power supplies connected to the smart router, and obtains information on a plurality of home appliances connected to the one or more smart home power supplies. ... Xiaomi Inc

12/01/16 / #20160346721

Air purification method and apparatus

An air purification method for use in an apparatus is provided. The air purification method includes: acquiring plant information associated with one or more plants located in a target detection region; determining, based on the plant information and predetermined reference plant information of an allergy-causing plant, that the target detection region contains the allergy-causing plant and the allergy-causing plant is in a blooming state; and in response to the determining, enabling an air purification function of an air purification device.. ... Xiaomi Inc

11/24/16 / #20160345166

Method for managing administrative relationship between account and device

A method for managing administrative relationship between an account and a device includes: receiving a device binding request sent from a first terminal, the device binding request carrying a device identifier of a target device broadcasted from the target device and a first account identifier corresponding to a first account that the first terminal logs into; determining a second account identifier corresponding to a second account bound with the target device and serving as a primary administrative account for the target device; transmitting a binding inquiry message to a second terminal that logs into the second account, the binding inquiry message carrying the first account identifier and the device identifier; and recording the first account as an auxiliary administrative account for the target device if a first acknowledgement message corresponding to the binding inquiry message is received from the second terminal.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

11/24/16 / #20160345138

Positioning method and device

A positioning method includes: collecting and analyzing wireless messages sent by at least one wireless device in a current space to obtain a first characteristic pattern associated with the current space; performing a matching process to match the first characteristic pattern to at least one of a plurality of preset characteristic patterns, each of the plurality of preset characteristic patterns being associated with one of a plurality of spaces; obtaining, if the preset characteristic patterns comprise a second characteristic pattern that matches the first characteristic pattern, space information corresponding to the second characteristic pattern; and determining a position of the current space by using the space information corresponding to the second characteristic pattern. Moreover, each characteristic pattern comprises a correspondence between an identifier of each wireless device in a corresponding space and a signal quality of the wireless device.. ... Xiaomi Inc

11/24/16 / #20160344573

Method and apparatus for processing interactions between devices

A method for processing interactions between devices, includes: obtaining an interaction triggering message sent from a first device belonging to the gateway and including an identification of the first device; searching for an interaction execution message of a second device corresponding to the interaction triggering message from a pre-stored interaction binding message, according to the identification of the first device, wherein the second device belongs to the gateway and the interaction binding message includes an interaction logic between the first device and the second device; and sending the interaction execution message to the second device, wherein the second device is configured to operate according to the interaction execution message.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

11/24/16 / #20160344444

Circuit protection structure and electronic device

A circuit protection structure and a device including the same are provided. The circuit protection structure includes: a printed circuit board (pcb) motherboard, a middle frame connected to the pcb motherboard, and a conductive adhesive layer. ... Xiaomi Inc

11/24/16 / #20160343249

Methods and devices for processing traffic data

The present disclosure relates to methods and devices for processing traffic data. A method may include acquiring a current location of a traveling vehicle. ... Xiaomi Inc

11/24/16 / #20160342858

Method and device for recognizing object

Aspects of the disclosure include a method for indicating a location of a first object by a wearable device. The method includes determining the first object; and, when a preset condition is satisfied, locating the first object and highlighting the first object on a display.. ... Xiaomi Inc

11/24/16 / #20160342410

Method and apparatus for processing application installation package

A method for processing an application installation package includes: acquiring a processing attribute of the application installation package when it is detected that an operation system of a mobile terminal is being upgraded with the application installation package, the processing attribute including one of an upgrade compilation attribute or an idle compilation attribute; and during upgrade of the operation system, compiling the application installation package having the upgrade compilation attribute.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

11/24/16 / #20160342302

Method and device for interacting with button

The present disclosure provides a method of for interacting with a button. The method includes determining whether a state of the button is being switched among a normal state, a hover state, and a press state, presenting a first predetermined pattern around the button in response to determining that a state of the button is being switched from the normal state to the hover state; and presenting a second predetermined pattern around the button in response to determining that the state of the button is being switched from the hover state to the press state. ... Xiaomi Inc

11/24/16 / #20160342231

Mobile terminal display structure and mobile terminal

The present disclosure relates to a mobile terminal display structure and a mobile terminal. The display structure may include: a terminal housing; a display module, including a display screen and a glass panel attached to the display screen; wherein the glass panel has a touch region and extension regions bending and extending along both lateral sides of the touch region, an exterior surface of each extension region being located in a same plane with a corresponding edge of the terminal housing. ... Xiaomi Inc

11/24/16 / #20160342071

Method and device for controlling a flash light

A method, a device, and a terminal are provided for controlling a flash light. In the method, the device obtains position data of an object to be photographed. ... Xiaomi Inc

11/17/16 / #20160337460

Method and apparatus for pushing information

A method and an apparatus for pushing information are provided in an intelligent control technology field. In the method, the apparatus obtains a geographic position of at least one target user. ... Xiaomi Inc

11/17/16 / #20160335014

Method, device and terminal for restoring firmware program

The present disclosure provides a method, a device and a terminal for restoring a firmware program, which pertains to the technical field of electronic devices. The method may be applied in a terminal having an activated first storage region storing a firmware program most recently executed by the terminal and an inactivated second storage region storing a back-up firmware program. ... Xiaomi Inc

11/17/16 / #20160334124

Method and device for turning on air conditioner

The present disclosure provides a method for turning on an air conditioner and a device for turning on an air conditioner, belonging to the field of smart home. The method includes: acquiring a sensor parameter collected by a sensor in a wearable device; determining a physiological parameter based on the sensor parameter; determining a change in a sleep state of a user wearing the wearable device based on the physiological parameter; detecting whether the change in the sleep state is in conformity with a predetermined condition; and turning on the air conditioner when the change in the sleep state is detected to be in conformity with the predetermined condition.. ... Xiaomi Inc

11/10/16 / #20160330776

Method, apparatus for terminal device to access wireless network

The embodiments of the present disclosure provide a method and an apparatus for controlling a terminal device to access a wireless local area network lan. When a terminal device needs to connect to the wireless lan, a smart terminal device firstly acquires first access information of the wireless lan and validates whether the first access information is correct; and when the first access information is correct, the smart terminal device sends the first access information to the terminal device, such that the terminal device utilizes the first access information to access the wireless lan. ... Xiaomi Inc

11/10/16 / #20160330548

Method and device of optimizing sound signal

A method and a device are provided for optimizing a sound signal in the field of voice signal processing. The device includes at least two sound collecting units. ... Xiaomi Inc

11/10/16 / #20160330368

Method and device for setting shooting parameter

The present disclosure relates to a method and a device for setting a shooting parameter. The method includes displaying a digital color temperature adjusting key and at least one scenario color temperature adjusting key in a menu bar on the touch screen, receiving a tapping signal on a digital color temperature adjusting key displayed on a touch screen, displaying a scrolling list according to the tapping signal. ... Xiaomi Inc

11/10/16 / #20160330008

Method and apparatus for rebalancing the sizes of the downlink (dl) association sets for component carriers having different time division duplex subframe configurations

Methods, apparatus and computer program products are provided for rebalancing the sizes of downlink (dl) association sets for component carriers having different time division duplex subframes configurations. A method is provided that includes determining dl subframes that are included in a dl association set for each of a plurality of component carriers. ... Xiaomi Inc

11/10/16 / #20160324366

Method and device for starting rice cooker

The present disclosure relates to a method and a device for starting a rice cooker, and belongs to the field of smart home. The method includes: detecting whether rice and water in the rice cooker meet a cooking condition; if the rice and the water in the rice cooker meet the cooking condition, detecting whether a specified user operation is received; and if a detection result is that the specified user operation is not received, starting a cooking function of the rice cooker.. ... Xiaomi Inc

11/10/16 / #20160324074

Plant variety recommendation method and apparatus

The present disclosure relates to a plant variety recommendation method and apparatus, to prolong life cycle of a plant. The method includes determining an environmental parameter of an environment where a flower pot is located. ... Xiaomi Inc

11/03/16 / #20160323364

Method and device for displaying information flows in social network, and server

The present disclosure relates to a method and a device for displaying information flows in a social network. The method includes judging whether pieces of target information with a number of pieces being greater than or equal to a set number exist in information flows posted within a set time period by a user of the social network, aggregating the pieces of target information into one or more target information groups according to a preset rule when the pieces of target information exist, and displaying the target information group.. ... Xiaomi Inc

11/03/16 / #20160323282

Methods and devices for permission management

Methods and devices are provided for permission management. In the method, the terminal obtains fingerprint information of a user based on a touch operation on a preset interface of the terminal by the user. ... Xiaomi Inc

11/03/16 / #20160321325

Method, device, and storage medium for adaptive information

Methods, apparatus and storage medium are disclosed for obtaining and rendering adaptive information in accordance with a current living setting of a user of a smart device. In one embodiment, the smart device monitors and detects triggering information for a scheduled event. ... Xiaomi Inc

11/03/16 / #20160320887

Screen assembly and mobile device having same

A screen assembly includes a display region, a light sensor arranged within the display region and configured to acquire data representing ambient light of the screen assembly, and a data transmission wire coupled to the light sensor at one end and a processing component at another end. The data transmission wire is configured to transmit the data acquired by the light sensor to the processing component.. ... Xiaomi Inc

11/03/16 / #20160320649

Liquid crystal display

A liquid crystal display (lcd) is provided. The lcd includes: a display panel and a touch panel, each electrically connected to a control unit, a top surface of the display panel being adhered to a bottom surface of the touch panel. ... Xiaomi Inc

10/27/16 / #20160316357

Method, device, and system for transmitting information and storage medium

A method for transmitting information performed by a terminal is disclosed. The method includes: acquiring a first network identifier of a detected wireless communication network; sending a sim card information request to a server, the sim card information request including at least the first network identifier; receiving identity information and encryption data of a first sim card sent by the server, the first sim card corresponding to the detected wireless communication network corresponding to the first network identifier included in the sim card information request; and joining the detected wireless communication network corresponding to the first network identifier using the identity information and encryption data of the first sim card, and transmitting information through the detected wireless communication network.. ... Xiaomi Inc

10/27/16 / #20160316047

Mobile device

A mobile device is disclosed. The mobile device includes a frame structure including a side edge frame and a horizontal baffle, the side edge frame forming side edges of the mobile device, the horizontal baffle including a rim connected with interior walls of the side edge frame; and a screen module including side edges sized to fit in a space surrounded by the interior walls of the side edge frame, a bottom surface of the screen module being connected with an upper surface of the horizontal baffle, each of the side edges of the screen module being attached to a corresponding interior wall of the side edge frame.. ... Xiaomi Inc

10/27/16 / #20160316012

Method and device for sharing picture

The present disclosure relates to a method and a device for sharing a picture, which facilitates the user to manage pictures in the shared album. The method includes determining whether a picture to be synchronized to a shared album in a cloud server is present in a terminal, determining whether a face feature in the picture matches with a predefined face feature in a first list when the picture to be synchronized to a shared album in the cloud server is present in the terminal, the first list including one or more predefined face features relating to people associated with the shared album, and storing the picture in the shared album when the face feature in the picture matches with a predefined face feature in the first list. ... Xiaomi Inc

10/27/16 / #20160316007

Method and apparatus for grouping smart device in smart home system

A method and apparatus are provided for grouping a smart device in a smart home system. The method includes: determining a preset target group corresponding to the smart device according to historic operation information of the smart device; and grouping the smart device according to the preset target group. ... Xiaomi Inc

10/27/16 / #20160315784

Control method and control device for smart home device

The present disclosure relates to a control method and a control device for an electronic device, such as a smart home device. The method includes acquiring, by a control device, personal information of participating persons to be served by the electronic device, and determining an operation mode of the electronic device based on the personal information, for the electronic device to perform a task for serving the participating persons according to the operation mode. ... Xiaomi Inc

10/27/16 / #20160315773

Method and apparatus for providing information

A method for providing information includes acquiring modified access authentication information after detecting that access authentication information for accessing a gateway device is modified, determining a device to be notified corresponding to the modified access authentication information, and providing the modified access authentication information to the device to be notified.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

10/27/16 / #20160314442

Numerical value transfer method, terminal, cloud server and storage medium

This disclosure relates to a monetary value transfer method. The method comprises receiving a monetary value transfer request sent by a terminal, the monetary value transfer request including user characteristic information, a user account being used on the terminal and a target transfer amount, the user characteristic information being extracted from a target image stored in the terminal, acquiring credit information and historical monetary value transfer record of a user based on the user characteristic information and the user account, and processing monetary value transfer based on the credit information, the historical monetary value transfer record and the target transfer amount.. ... Xiaomi Inc

10/27/16 / #20160314218

Method, apparatus, and system for displaying usage records

A method, apparatus, and system are provided for displaying usage records. The method includes: reading a usage record stored in a transportation card and acquiring a terminal number corresponding to the usage record; transmitting a route identifier query request to a server, the route identifier query request including the terminal number corresponding to the usage record; receiving a route identifier of a vehicle associated with the terminal number of the usage record; and displaying the usage record as well as the route identifier of a vehicle associated with the terminal number corresponding to the usage record.. ... Xiaomi Inc

10/27/16 / #20160314164

Methods and devices for sharing cloud-based business card

A method for sharing a cloud-based business card includes receiving business card data of a first user from a first terminal device. Herein the business card data carrying a user identifer of the first user. ... Xiaomi Inc

10/27/16 / #20160313596

Mobile device

A mobile device includes a frame structure and a screen module. The frame structure includes a protrusion structure protruding inwardly. ... Xiaomi Inc

10/20/16 / #20160309402

Method and device for controlling access of smart device

The present disclosure relates to a method and a device for controlling access of a smart device, which belongs to the field of wireless communication. The method includes: determining, by a terminal device, whether the smart device is able to support a low density parity check code (ldpc) coding-decoding scheme, broadcasting, by the terminal device, information about a wireless local area network (wlan) to the smart device through a ldpc coding-decoding scheme if it is determined that the smart device is able to support the ldpc coding-decoding scheme, detecting whether the terminal device would communicate with a router through a ldpc coding-decoding scheme when accessing a wlan if it is determined that the smart device is not able to support the ldpc coding-decoding scheme, ceasing establishing connection with the router, and broadcasting information about the wlan through a non-ldpc coding-decoding scheme. ... Xiaomi Inc

10/20/16 / #20160309041

Calling methods and devices

A calling method for use in a terminal configured to communicate with a device, includes: establishing a data channel with the device for assisting a call, when the terminal is conducting the call with the device through a voice channel; and exchanging interaction information with the device through the data channel, the interaction information being configured to assist a first user of the terminal and a second user of the device in coordinating and interacting when conducting the call.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

10/20/16 / #20160308972

Method and device for detecting state of networking channel

The present disclosure is directed to a method and device for detecting a state of a networking channel. The method includes: determining a smart device to be detected; selecting an internet of things (iot) control protocol used by the smart device, and accessing an iot server via a networking channel used by the smart device; and collecting a state of the networking channel during the accessing of the iot server, and presenting the collected state on a screen of a terminal.. ... Xiaomi Inc

10/20/16 / #20160308869

Method and device for controlling access

The present disclosure relates to a method and a device for controlling access to the internet. The method includes: determining whether a smart device is able to support a low density parity check code (ldpc) coding-decoding scheme, broadcasting information about a wireless local area network (wlan) to the smart device through a ldpc coding-decoding scheme if it is determined that the smart device is able to support the ldpc coding-decoding scheme, detecting whether the terminal tries to communicate with a router through a ldpc coding-decoding scheme when accessing a wlan is requested if the smart device is not able to support the ldpc coding-decoding scheme, in response to detection that the terminal would communicate with a router through a ldpc coding-decoding scheme: establishing connection with the router, and notifying the router to broadcast information about the wlan through a non-ldpc coding-decoding scheme.. ... Xiaomi Inc

10/20/16 / #20160308716

Method and apparatus for displaying router setup interface

There is provided a method for displaying a router setup interface. The method is performed by a terminal and includes: receiving broadcast information from a wireless router; acquiring configuration parameters contained in the broadcast information; determining, based on the configuration parameters, whether an initialization setup of the wireless router is completed; if it is determined that the initialization setup of the wireless router is not completed, establishing a connection with the wireless router; acquiring a setup interface of the wireless router through the connection; and displaying the setup interface.. ... Xiaomi Inc

10/20/16 / #20160307434

Method and device for reminding based on alarm clock

A method for a terminal to perform reminding includes outputting first reminding information according to a first event alarm of an event flow alarm clock at a first reminding time of the first event alarm. The event flow alarm clock contains at least two event alarms. ... Xiaomi Inc

10/20/16 / #20160306880

Method and apparatus for identifying audio information

A method and apparatus for identifying audio information, which fall within the technical field of audio identification, are provided. The method for identifying audio information includes obtaining audio that is being played, extracting audio features from the audio, transmitting the audio features to a server, the audio features being matched with audio information stored in the server, receiving the audio information from the server, displaying a hyperlink including a keyword in the audio information on a screen of a device, and displaying prestored information corresponding to the keyword. ... Xiaomi Inc

10/13/16 / #20160300101

Method and apparatus for album display, and storage medium

The present disclosure relates to an album display method, an album display apparatus and a storage medium, which pertain to the graphics and image technical field. The method includes: uploading a plurality of photographs stored in the smart device to a server, receiving face identification information for at least two of the plurality of photographs from the server, wherein the at least two photographs are identified to include faces by the server using a face recognition algorithm, the face identification information includes a photograph identifier and an album identifier for one of a plurality of face albums, and the plurality of face albums are generated by grouping the at least two photographs based on faces identified in the at least two photographs, adding the at least two photographs to their corresponding face albums based on the face identification information, and displaying the plurality of face albums. ... Xiaomi Inc

10/06/16 / #20160295625

Method and apparatus for network access

A method and an apparatus are provided for network access. The method includes: when the smart device has not accessed a home network, the apparatus establishes a wireless local area network. ... Xiaomi Inc

10/06/16 / #20160295378

Methods and apparatuses for controlling a wireless access point

A method for controlling a wireless access point includes detecting that a control event relating to a smart device is triggered, acquiring a service set identifier (ssid) corresponding to the control event, generating a wireless fidelity (wi-fi) broadcast message according to the ssid corresponding to the control event, and broadcasting the wi-fi broadcast message, such that the smart device enables the wireless access point according to the wi-fi broadcast message.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

10/06/16 / #20160295118

Method and apparatus for displaying framing information

The present disclosure refers to a method and an apparatus for displaying framing information of a photographic apparatus on a displaying apparatus, such as smart glasses. The method includes determining framing information of the photographic apparatus; and displaying the framing information on the displaying apparatus.. ... Xiaomi Inc

10/06/16 / #20160294998

Methods and devices for labeling a number

A method for a device to label a number is disclosed. The method includes: receiving an application identification of a service application and an unknown number sent from a calling terminal, the unknown number being a telephone number provided to a user by the service application, and the calling terminal invoking a telephone application through the service application to call the unknown number; acquiring an application type of the service application according to the application identification; and labeling the unknown number according to the application type.. ... Xiaomi Inc

10/06/16 / #20160294805

Method and terminal device for accessing network

A method and a terminal device for accessing network are provided. The method includes: prompting to input a service set identifier (ssid) and an access password for accessing a router when a network access request is received from an accessing device; comparing the ssid and the access password input with an ssid and an access passwords in a historical network access data record; and transmitting the ssid and the access password input to the accessing device if the ssid and the access password input match the ssid and the access password in the historical network access data record. ... Xiaomi Inc

10/06/16 / #20160294574

Method and device for deleting smart scene

A method and a device are provided for deleting a smart scene in the field of smart home. The device receives an unbundling notification message indicating that a designated smart device has been successfully unbundled. ... Xiaomi Inc

10/06/16 / #20160294299

Resonant rectifying device, control method and apparatus for resonant rectifying

A resonant rectifying device includes a transformer having a primary winding and a secondary winding, a primary-side circuit coupled to the primary winding of the transformer, and a secondary-side circuit coupled to the secondary winding of the transformer. The primary-side circuit includes a first field effect transistor (fet) and a second fet coupled in series between a voltage source and a ground, a capacitor, and an inductor. ... Xiaomi Inc

10/06/16 / #20160293210

Method and device for controlling playback

A method for a device to control playback, includes: obtaining a video file; determining a vision field of a user: and selecting, from the vision file, a video clip corresponding to the vision field of the user and playing back the video clip.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

10/06/16 / #20160293209

Method and device for controlling playback

A method for controlling playback, includes: obtaining a video file; determining whether a subject in the video file satisfies a predefined condition of variable speed playback; and in response to determining that the subject satisfies the predefined condition of variable speed playback, playing back the video file at a variable speed.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

10/06/16 / #20160291693

Method and apparatus for display control, electronic device

A method and an apparatus are provided for display control. In the method, the electronic device acquires an image including one or more observed objects. ... Xiaomi Inc

10/06/16 / #20160291356

System, method, and device for controlling adhesion

A system for controlling adhesion between a touch panel (tp) and a liquid crystal display (lcd). The system includes a controlling module, an adhering roller, and a limiting device. ... Xiaomi Inc

10/06/16 / #20160290815

Navigation method and device

A navigation method includes: obtaining status information of one or more tires of a vehicle; obtaining road condition information in real time; and performing a route navigation for the vehicle according to the status information, the road condition information, and a preset navigation strategy.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

10/06/16 / #20160290242

Method and device for setting accelerator response

A method for setting an accelerator response for a vehicle includes acquiring current load information of the vehicle and setting the accelerator response of the vehicle according to the current load information.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

10/06/16 / #20160286732

Plant growth control system and method

A plant growth control system is disclosed. The plant growth control system includes: an information collection device, a processor coupled to the information collection device, and a controllable light source. ... Xiaomi Inc

09/29/16 / #20160286023

Method and device for loading user interface theme

The present disclosure relates to a method and a device for loading a user interface (ui) theme in an intelligent terminal. The method includes: detecting an operation instruction of a user to the intelligent terminal; determining whether an application module exists in a downloaded theme package according to the operation instruction, wherein the application module corresponds to the operation instruction. ... Xiaomi Inc

09/29/16 / #20160285772

Method and device for granting and acquiring qualification

A method for granting a qualification includes receiving a qualification sharing request sent by a granting account for granting a granted account a prioritized application qualification for a target service, detecting whether the granting account has previously used the target service, and, if the granting account has previously used the target service, granting the granted account the prioritized application qualification.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

09/29/16 / #20160284284

Method and device for adjusting colour temperature

A method and a device for adjusting a colour temperature are disclosed. The method includes acquiring a colour coordinate value of a pixel in a liquid crystal display (lcd) is acquired when the lcd displays a white screen, determining whether the colour coordinate value is within a predetermined colour coordinate range corresponding to a predetermined colour temperature of the lcd, and adjusting, if the colour coordinate value is not within the predetermined colour coordinate range, a component value of at least one led of n leds corresponding to the pixel until a changed colour coordinate value of the pixel due to the adjustment falls within the predetermined colour coordinate range.. ... Xiaomi Inc

09/29/16 / #20160284207

Method, apparatus and electronic device for controlling smart home device

A method, an apparatus, and an electronic device are provided for controlling a smart home device. In the method, the device detects a user trigger operation from a user, where the user trigger operation indicates a request for a control permission to control the smart home device. ... Xiaomi Inc

09/29/16 / #20160283027

Touch panel circuit with electrostatic discharge protection structure and touch panel including same

A touch panel circuit is disclosed. The touch panel circuit includes a signal transmission path and a ground path. ... Xiaomi Inc

09/29/16 / #20160283022

Method and device for awakening an element

The present disclosure provides a method and a device for awakening a fingerprint recognition element, which pertains to the field of mobile terminal. The method includes acquiring a touch signal by a touch component, determining whether the touch signal matches a preset condition, and if the touch signal matches the preset condition, awakening the fingerprint recognition element. ... Xiaomi Inc

09/29/16 / #20160279668

Device, device shell and its processing method

A method for processing a device shell, includes: applying an ink layer onto a film to form a membrane; attaching the membrane to an outer surface of the device shell; and removing the film from the membrane attached to the outer surface, such that the ink layer remains on the outer surface.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

09/22/16 / #20160277346

Method, apparatus, terminal and storage medium for displaying application messages

A method, an apparatus, a terminal and a non-transitory readable storage medium are provided for displaying application messages. The terminal detects whether there is at least one application having at least one unread message during a preset time period. ... Xiaomi Inc

09/22/16 / #20160277236

Method and apparatus for binding device

A method and an apparatus are provided for binding a terminal with an electronic device. In the method, the server receives a binding request sent from a terminal, where the binding request includes a device identification identifying an electronic device and a user account corresponding to the terminal. ... Xiaomi Inc

09/22/16 / #20160275275

Methods and apparatuses for controlling state of terminal screen

A method for controlling a screen of a terminal, includes: determining a real-time state of the screen as a first state; generating a first electromagnetic signal corresponding to the first state, and sending the first electromagnetic signal to a metal structure on a surface of the terminal through a first human body communication component, such that the first electromagnetic signal is transmitted via a skin of a user; receiving, by the first human body communication component via the metal structure, a second electromagnetic signal sent by a wearable device associated with the terminal, the second electromagnetic signal being generated by the wearable device according to the first electromagnetic signal; and if the second electromagnetic signal includes state switching information regarding the screen, switching the real-time state of the screen from the first state to a second state.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

09/15/16 / #20160269527

Methods and apparatuses for binding with device

A method and an apparatus are provided for binding with a device. The method includes: determining whether the device is connected to a designated wireless network; and when the device is connected to the designated wireless network, sending to a server a binding request for binding a user account with the device. ... Xiaomi Inc

09/15/16 / #20160269522

Method and device for incoming call notification

A method for incoming call notification is disclosed. The method may comprise, when receiving an incoming call, determining voice identification information of the incoming call according to number information of the incoming call, and playing the voice identification information of the incoming call.. ... Xiaomi Inc

09/15/16 / #20160269466

Method and device for filtering information

The present disclosure provides a method and a device for filtering information. The method includes: acquiring a network identity of a network currently accessed, wherein the network identity is an identity of a communication carrier providing the network; detecting whether an information filtering rule corresponding to the network identity is stored; and if the information filtering rule is stored, filtering carrier-inserted code in webpage code according to the information filtering rule, wherein the webpage code is sent from a web server to a client terminal via a carrier server.. ... Xiaomi Inc

09/15/16 / #20160268712

Smart card seat and electronic device

A smart card seat and an electronic device are provided. The smart card seat includes a seat body and at least one seat terminal for electrically contacting a metal contact of a smart card. ... Xiaomi Inc

09/15/16 / #20160267260

Method, apparatus and storage medium for setting smart device management account

A method, an apparatus and storage medium are provided for setting a smart device management account. In the method, the apparatus receives a rights acquisition request at least carrying a login account and first location information of a first smart device. ... Xiaomi Inc

09/15/16 / #20160266768

Method and apparatus for adjusting running state of smart housing device

A method for adjusting an operating state of a smart housing device includes monitoring a device list in a control application on a mobile terminal. The control application is configured to control the smart housing device. ... Xiaomi Inc

09/08/16 / #20160262093

Method and device for displaying wifi list

Methods and devices are provided for displaying a wifi list. In the method, the device obtains wifi types supported by a wifi smart device. ... Xiaomi Inc

09/08/16 / #20160261792

Method and apparatus for adjusting photography parameters

A method and an apparatus for adjusting photography parameters are provided. The method includes: determining a pupil size of a person; and adjusting one or more photography parameters according to the pupil size. ... Xiaomi Inc

09/08/16 / #20160258646

Methods and apparatuses for switching state

The present disclosure relates to methods and apparatuses for switching an operation state of a target device such as an air purifier. The method includes acquiring a state switching instruction based on an input from a micro-switch of the air moving device, switching a current state of the target device from an in-operation state to an out-of-operation state based on the state switching instruction, maintaining the target device in the out-of-operation state until acquiring a predetermined wakening instruction, acquiring a predetermined wakening instruction, and switching the air moving device from the out-of-operation state to the in-operation state responsive to the acquired predetermined wakening instruction.. ... Xiaomi Inc

09/01/16 / #20160255521

Method and apparatus for testing a smart device

A method for testing a smart device with a terminal includes: sending a test instruction to a smart device that causes the smart device to perform a network connection test according to the test instruction; receiving a result of the network connection test from the smart device; and displaying the result of the network connection test.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

09/01/16 / #20160252967

Method and apparatus for controlling smart device

The present disclosure relates to a method and an apparatus for controlling a smart device. The method includes: when a first hand gesture is detected, preparing to switch a control relationship according to the first hand gesture and a first mapping relationship, the first mapping relationship including a corresponding relationship between hand gestures and respective control functions; when a second hand gesture is detected, determining a target controlled device according to the second hand gesture and a second mapping relationship, the second mapping relationship including a corresponding relationship between hand gestures and locations of respective controlled devices; establishing a first control relationship with the target controlled device; acquiring a third hand gesture; and controlling, according to the third hand gesture and the first mapping relationship, the target controlled device to perform an operation corresponding to the third hand gesture.. ... Xiaomi Inc

08/18/16 / #20160241674

Method and device of filtering address

The present disclosure relates to a method and device of filtering an address. The method includes: acquiring a uniform resource locator (url) address corresponding to a material resource of a webpage, wherein the material resource of the webpage includes at least one of a picture resource, an audio resource, a video resource and a literal resource; searching whether the url address is stored in an address caching list, wherein the address caching list is used to store url addresses having been matched by a predefined matching algorithm; and if the url address is not stored in the address caching list, performing a matching operation on the url address according to the predefined matching algorithm to determine whether the url address is a url address needing filtering.. ... Xiaomi Inc

08/18/16 / #20160241431

Methods, apparatuses, and system for device management

A device management method for use in a primary router, includes: establishing a management connection with a relay router; acquiring a management interface identifier from the relay router via the management connection, the management interface identifier being an identifier of an application programming interface (api) in the relay router for providing a management function; and transmitting a management instruction to the relay router via the management connection, the management instruction carrying the management interface identifier and being configured to manage an electronic device connected to the relay router.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

08/18/16 / #20160241401

Method and apparatus for binding device

Methods and apparatuses are provided for binding a device and a terminal. In the method, the terminal acquires a binding password from a smart home device in a local area network. ... Xiaomi Inc

08/18/16 / #20160240152

Color adjustment method and device, liquid crystal display

A color adjustment method includes obtaining a current color gamut mode of a pixel, converting the current color gamut mode of the pixel to a preset color gamut mode to obtain a blue component of the pixel in the preset color gamut mode, and performing an intensity weakening adjustment on the blue component of the pixel in the preset color gamut mode.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

08/18/16 / #20160239834

Method and apparatus for requesting account transfer

A method for requesting an account transfer for use in a terminal, includes: displaying a contact information page of a first contact, wherein the contact information page contains a transfer option corresponding to a first account of the first contact; when receiving a trigger instruction triggering the transfer option, acquiring an account identification (id) of the first account, information on a local login account, and transfer information input by a user; and sending, to a server, a transfer request carrying the account id of the first account, the information on the local login account, and the transfer information, for the server to perform transfer indicated by the transfer information from the local login account to the first account.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

08/18/16 / #20160239072

Method and device for controlling power consumption

The present disclosure relates to a method and a device for controlling power consumption of an electronic device, which belongs to the technical field of smart devices. The method includes determining a type of an operating system of the electronic device, determining a monitoring scheme based on the type of operating system, monitoring in real time whether the operating system currently has a task to perform based on the determined monitoring scheme, and switching the operating system to a reduced power mode from a normal operation mode when the system currently has no task to perform. ... Xiaomi Inc

08/11/16 / #20160234260

Methods and apparaturses for binding with device

The present disclosure provides a method for binding a user with a device. The method includes: a terminal sending a binding request to the device in a present local area network. ... Xiaomi Inc

08/11/16 / #20160233574

Antenna module and mobile terminal using the same

An antenna module is provided. The antenna module includes: a first antenna electrically connected to a first section of a metal frame of a mobile terminal, the first antenna comprising a first feed point and a first ground point; and a second antenna electrically connected to a second section of the metal frame of the mobile terminal, the second antenna comprising a second feed point and a second ground point, wherein a slot is formed between the second section of the metal frame and the first section of the metal frame, and the second section of the metal frame is electrically connected to aground point of the mobile terminal via a first contact point.. ... Xiaomi Inc

08/11/16 / #20160232426

Method and apparatus for generating image filter

The present disclosure discloses a method and an apparatus for generating an image filter. The method includes receiving a first image that is selected with a specific imaging effect desired for the image filter, generating a group of images corresponding to the first image, wherein the group of images comprises at least a second image of a common structure characteristic with the first image and without the specific imaging effect, calculating a mapping relationship for transforming the group of images to the first image and storing the mapping relationship to be used as the image filter to generate the specific imaging effect on other images.. ... Xiaomi Inc

08/04/16 / #20160227414

Apparatus and methods for preventing information disclosure

The present application is directed to apparatuses and methods for preventing information disclosure. According to example embodiments of the present application, after a mobile terminal of a user is lost, a first short message may be sent to the mobile terminal through a short message network. ... Xiaomi Inc

08/04/16 / #20160227407

Method and apparatus for accessing network

A method for providing access information for accessing a network device from a first terminal to a second terminal includes obtaining, by a first terminal, access information instructing a second terminal to access the network, the access information including a service set identifier ssid and an access password, selecting a plurality of destination addresses including the access information from a designated multicast address segment, and multicasting a plurality of user datagram protocol (udp) multicast messages including the plurality of destination addresses to the second terminal.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

08/04/16 / #20160227150

Method and device for remote control

A method for remote control includes obtaining motion data generated by a wearable device according to a user motion, generating a remote control signal for controlling a home appliance according to the motion data, and sending the remote control signal to the home appliance.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

08/04/16 / #20160226674

Method and apparatus for controlling smart device

The present disclosure relates to a method and an apparatus for controlling a smart device. The method includes: when a screen of the terminal is locked and it is determined that a user performs a first preset operation on a control key on the lock screen of the terminal, acquiring information regarding at least one smart device through a preset smart-home internet-of-things (iot) protocol and displaying the acquired information on a control interface of the terminal; and when it is detected that the user performs a second preset operation related to a smart device displayed on the control interface, controlling, according to the second preset operation, the smart device through the smart-home iot protocol.. ... Xiaomi Inc

08/04/16 / #20160226519

Method and device for compressing firmware program, method and device for decompressing firmware program

A method and a device are provided for compressing/decompressing a firmware program in the field of computer technology. The method includes: acquiring a code portion and a data portion of the firmware program; compressing the code portion and the data portion separately; and configuring first description data corresponding to the firmware program, the first description data containing first address data regarding where the compressed code portion is stored in an electronic device, second address data regarding where the compressed data portion is stored in the electronic device, a first decompression address where the compressed code portion is to be decompressed in the electronic device, and a second decompression address where the compressed data portion is to be decompressed in the electronic device.. ... Xiaomi Inc

08/04/16 / #20160224223

Methods and devices for displaying document on touch screen display

The present disclosure relates to methods and devices for displaying a document on a touch screen display, which belongs to the field of human computer interaction. The method for displaying a document on a touch screen display includes: displaying an edge region of an electronic document on the touch screen display where the edge region contains an edge of the electronic document and one or more display elements, detecting a movement of an object acting on the touch screen display, and in response to the movement of the object, stretching, for display, the one or more display elements in a direction away from the edge. ... Xiaomi Inc

08/04/16 / #20160224043

Method and apparatus for controlling turn-on and turn-off of smart socket

The present disclosure relates to a method and an apparatus for controlling turn-on and turn-off of an electric current supplied by a smart socket. The method includes retrieving a timing instruction used for controlling turn-on and turn-off of the electric current, and controlling on and off of an electric current to a device connected to a smart socket according to the timing instruction. ... Xiaomi Inc

07/28/16 / #20160219432

Voice prompting method and apparatus

A voice prompting method includes detecting whether an unread communication message is received by an electronic device, acquiring, a signal intensity of a wearable device coupled with the electronic device if the unread communication message is received, and performing voice prompt for the unread communication message according to a prompting manner corresponding to the signal intensity.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

07/28/16 / #20160219424

Methods, apparatuses and devices for transmitting data

Methods, apparatuses, and devices are provided for transmitting data in the field of communication technology. In the method, the smart wearable device establishes a first-type connection with a first device. ... Xiaomi Inc

07/28/16 / #20160219032

Method and apparatus for controlling access to surveillance video

A method and an apparatus for controlling access to a surveillance video are provided. The method includes: acquiring from a user account a view request for viewing a surveillance video file, the view request including authorization information of the user account; performing an identity authentication on the user account according to the authorization information; and allowing a user with the user account to view the surveillance video file when the identity authentication is passed. ... Xiaomi Inc

07/21/16 / #20160212598

Method and device for generating prompt message

A method for generating a prompt message is provided. The method includes: acquiring information about an opened-or-closed state of a door or window, the information about the opened-or-closed state of a door or window indicating whether the door or window is in an opened or closed state; acquiring information about indoor and outdoor environments; and generating a prompt message according to the information about the opened-or-closed state of the door or window and the information about the indoor and outdoor environments.. ... Xiaomi Inc

07/21/16 / #20160212321

Multi-turn coil multiplex circuit and method and device for controlling multi-turn coil multiplex circuit

Examples herein provide multi-turn coil multiplex circuits. The multi-turn coil multiplex circuits include a multi-turn coil, a switch, a near field communication (nfc) matching circuit, and a camera circuit. ... Xiaomi Inc

07/21/16 / #20160211692

Method and apparatus for controlling charging of terminal device

A method for controlling charging of a terminal device includes determining whether there is a need to switch from a first charging chip currently charging a battery of the terminal device to a second charging chip waiting to charge the battery, and controlling the first charging chip to stop charging the battery and starting the second charging chip to charge the battery if it is determined that there is the need to switch.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

07/21/16 / #20160210827

Method and device for sending message

A method for sending a message is provided. The method includes: detecting whether a user is located in a target place; if the user is not located in the target place, detecting whether an entrance of the target place is opened; and if the entrance of the target place is opened, sending a prompt message to a device carried by the user.. ... Xiaomi Inc

07/21/16 / #20160210726

Method and device for adjusting page display

A method for adjusting page display on a terminal includes acquiring, according to a user demand on page display, a first logic density corresponding to the user demand. The first logic density is defined in an operating system of the terminal. ... Xiaomi Inc

07/21/16 / #20160210366

Method and apparatus for providing media resource

A method for a router to feed back a media resource includes receiving an access request sent from a terminal device. The access request is for obtaining a requested media resource and carries a data identifier corresponding to the media resource. ... Xiaomi Inc

07/21/16 / #20160210140

Firmware refreshing method and device

Aspects of the disclosure provide a method for refreshing firmware. The method can include detecting, by an electronic device in a starting stage that starts up the electronic device, another device in connection with the electronic device and that the other device requires no additional software driver. ... Xiaomi Inc

07/21/16 / #20160210105

Method, device and system for projection on screen

The present disclosure relates to a method, a device and a system in a smart home system for projection on a screen. The method may include: receiving predetermined type of signal, and establishing a predetermined type of connection with a second electronic device which sends the predetermined type of signal; according to the predetermined type of connection, notifying the second electronic device to start a wifi p2p connection service; and after the first electronic device starting the wifi p2p connection service, establishing a wifi p2p connection with the second electronic device which has started the wifi p2p connection service, and performing projection on a screen of the second electronic device.. ... Xiaomi Inc

07/21/16 / #20160210034

Method and apparatus for switching display mode

A method for switching a display mode of a screen of a mobile terminal, which has at least three buttons, includes detecting and obtaining an event of successively triggering at least two of the at least three buttons, obtaining a current display mode of the screen, and switching the display mode of the screen according to a trigger manner of the event and the current display mode.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

07/21/16 / #20160207294

Dispensing jig and devices including same

A dispensing jig and a device including the same are provided. The dispensing jig includes a jig body defining a positioning chamber which has an opening and is configured to position a first adhesive surface of a first object. ... Xiaomi Inc

07/14/16 / #20160205183

Method and aparatus for backing up data and electronic device

The present disclosure relates to a method and an apparatus for backing up data, and an electronic device. The method includes: receiving backup data from a terminal; determining account information that the terminal has logged in to the electronic device; and storing the backup data to a path corresponding to the account information in the electronic device. ... Xiaomi Inc

07/14/16 / #20160202834

Unlocking method and terminal device using the same

An unlocking method and a terminal device using the same are provided. The method includes: collecting a signal at an edge of a touch screen of the terminal device; judging whether the terminal device is held by a user according to the collected signal; and if the terminal device is held by the user and the terminal device is in a sleeping mode, unlocking the terminal device. ... Xiaomi Inc

07/14/16 / #20160202779

Apparatus for implementing touch control and fingerprint identification and terminal device comprising such apparatus

An apparatus for implementing touch control and fingerprint identification includes: a fingerprint identification sensor, a fingerprint identification circuit, a combination switch and a touch control circuit. The fingerprint identification sensor comprises a plurality of sub-sensors. ... Xiaomi Inc

07/07/16 / #20160198127

Video monitoring methods and devices

A video monitoring method includes: receiving a wireless signal sent from an external device; detecting whether a device identification carried in the wireless signal is the same as that of a bound wearable device; and stopping video monitoring if the device identification is the same as that of the wearable device. The present disclosure solves the problem that as long as the monitoring device is turned on it will continuously upload videos recorded to a server even though users are at home (thus leading to disclosure of user privacy), and achieves the effect of protecting user privacy by automatically stopping video monitoring when the monitoring device detects that a bound wearable device is nearby.. ... Xiaomi Inc

07/07/16 / #20160196466

Method and apparatus for realizing touch button and fingerprint identification, and terminal device using same

An apparatus for realizing a touch button and fingerprint identification, includes: a fingerprint identification sensor, disposed below a cover glass of a touch screen of a terminal device; and a capacitive button sensor, disposed below the cover glass and located on at least one side of the fingerprint identification sensor.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

07/07/16 / #20160196463

Method and apparatus for implementing touch key and fingerprint identification, and terminal device

An apparatus for implementing touch key and fingerprint identification includes a fingerprint identification sensor arranged below a cover glass of a terminal device and a capacitive touch sensor arranged below the fingerprint identification sensor. The fingerprint identification sensor is configured to collect fingerprint information applied on the cover glass. ... Xiaomi Inc

07/07/16 / #20160196462

Apparatus and method for implementing touch control and fingerprint identification

An apparatus for implementing touch control and fingerprint identification includes: a fingerprint identification sensor including a plurality of sub-sensors and configured to transmit a signal generated by detection of a plurality of sub-sensors to a fingerprint identification circuit when a combination switch is open circuited, and to combine the signal generated by the detection of the plurality of sub-sensors into a touch signal and transmit the touch signal to a touch control circuit when the combination switch is closed. The fingerprint identification circuit is configured to process the signal generated by the detection of the plurality of sub-sensors; and the touch control circuit is configured to determine presence of a touch operation according to the combined touch signal. ... Xiaomi Inc

07/07/16 / #20160196239

Method, terminal device and system for displaying content of short message

A method, a terminal device and a system for displaying content of a short message are provided, so as to improve the diversification of displaying the short message. The method for displaying content of a short message includes: receiving the content of the short message from a short message transmitting terminal and determining a telephone number corresponding to the short message transmitting terminal; determining a displaying style of the content of the short message from a short message displaying rule database according to the telephone number and the content of the short message; and displaying the content of the short message in a short message application of the terminal device according to the displaying style.. ... Xiaomi Inc

07/07/16 / #20160195992

Mobile terminal and method for processing signals generated from touching virtual keys

A mobile terminal includes: a touch panel including a plurality of virtual keys and a first auxiliary sensing area, wherein the first auxiliary sensing area is located on one side of the touch panel; and a touch processing circuit coupled to the touch panel, the touch processing circuit being configured to receive triggers of at least two virtual keys and the first auxiliary sensing area and process a trigger of a first one of the at least two virtual keys that is located farther away from the first auxiliary sensing area.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

06/16/16 / #20160174146

Method and device for connecting appliance to network

A method for connecting an unconnected smart appliance to a wireless network includes receiving appliance information broadcast by the unconnected smart appliance, displaying a notification for connecting the unconnected smart appliance to the wireless network, receiving a connecting instruction triggered by a user according to the notification, and connecting the unconnected smart appliance to the wireless network according to the connecting instruction. The appliance information at least contains an appliance identification of the unconnected smart appliance.. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/16/16 / #20160174140

Method and device for performing configuration

The embodiments of the present disclosure provide a method and a device for performing configuration. Taking an example in which a first terminal device is a mobile terminal device and a second terminal device is a smart television, the method implemented in the mobile terminal device includes: generating a wifi frame containing configuration data for configuring the smart television; and broadcasting the wifi frame so that the smart television is able to configure itself according to the configuration data after receiving the wifi frame. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/16/16 / #20160173668

Method and device for activating an operating state of a mobile terminal

A method for activating an operating state of a mobile terminal, includes: measuring a first duration during which a palm contact event lasts on a screen of the mobile terminal; measuring a second duration during which a finger touches the screen; and determining to activate an operating state on the mobile terminal based on the first duration and the second duration.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

06/16/16 / #20160173658

Method and device for starting application

A method for starting an application in a router includes establishing a connection with a terminal, detecting whether the terminal supports a private protocol, and starting an application based on the private protocol if the terminal supports the private protocol.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

06/16/16 / #20160171722

Method, device, and electronic device for background display

A background display method includes determining a position of a target element in a grid view according to attribute information of the target element and attribute information of adjacent elements. The target element is one of a plurality of elements displayed according to the grid view. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/16/16 / #20160170729

Method and device for installing smart appliance

A method for installing a smart appliance is disclosed. The method is performed by a server device and includes: detecting whether a first confirmation icon is selected on a user interface of an application program on a terminal device; after detecting that the first confirmation icon is selected, determining installation guiding information for a smart appliance associated with the first confirmation icon; and sending the installation guiding information to the terminal device to be displayed by the application program.. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/16/16 / #20160167233

Methods and devices for cleaning garbage

A garbage-cleaning method for use in a monitoring apparatus is provided. The method includes: acquiring monitored data about a monitored area; detecting whether garbage is present in the monitored area according to the monitored data; if garbage is present in the monitored area, acquiring location information of the garbage in the monitored area; and sending the location information of the garbage to a garbage-cleaning robot configured to clean the garbage according to the location information.. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/09/16 / #20160165442

Method for unlocking administration authority and device for authentication

The embodiments of the present disclosure relate to a method for unlocking administration authority and a device for performing authentication, and pertain to the technical field of computer information security. In the method, the authentication device receives authentication information sent by a plurality of member devices. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/09/16 / #20160165117

Method and device for shooting a picture

The present disclosure relates to a method and a device for shooting a picture, which belongs to a photography field. The method includes: obtaining a motion parameter of a mobile terminal; determining a current shooting parameter according to the motion parameter; shooting the picture according to the current shooting parameter. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/09/16 / #20160164808

Method and device for instant messaging

A method for instant messaging includes: sending a prompt message in a group chat when a first member sends a new message in the group chat, the prompt message being configured to prompt all members in the group chat existence of a new message; receiving a read request configured to request reading of the new message to a second member in the group chat; and screening the read request according to a predefined rule so as to determine whether to allow the terminal device to display the new message. The present disclosure may accurately control which member in the group chat can obtain permission of reading new messages without creating a new group chat or a new topic, thus guaranteeing privacy and security of messages, greatly reducing operation complexity, increasing interestingness of group chat, and improving activity of group chat and user experience.. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/09/16 / #20160164234

Earphone socket, earphone plug, earphone and electronic device

The present disclosure relates to an earphone socket, an earphone plug, an earphone and an electronic device. For example, the earphone socket may include a socket body in which an earphone jack is formed. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/09/16 / #20160162579

Method and device for providing contact information

The present disclosure relates to a method and a device for providing contact information, which improves a communication efficiency of a user on the internet. The method is applied in a server, and the method includes: obtaining keyword information input by a first user; determining contact information of at least one second user inputting same or similar keyword information as input by the first user; displaying the contact information of the at least one second user to the first user.. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/09/16 / #20160162284

Method and device for upgrading firmware

A method for upgrading firmware in a device, includes: when firmware of a first chip in the device needs to be upgraded, identifying a first partition of a flash memory in a second chip in the device, the first partition being a backup partition for downloading firmware of the second chip; downloading new firmware of the first chip to the first partition of the flash memory in the second chip; and copying the new firmware of the first chip from the first partition of the flash memory in the second chip to an effective region in the first chip.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

06/02/16 / #20160156777

Methods and devices for prompting calling request

The present disclosure relates to a method for prompting a calling request and a device for the same, which belong to the field of electronic technology. The method includes: receiving a calling request from a second terminal during a call session with a first terminal, the calling request carrying a communication identification of the second terminal; inquiring whether the first user information corresponding to the communication identification of the second terminal is in a contact list stored in local; and converting the first user information to corresponding first audio data through an audio transformation according to the first user information, and playing the first audio data during the call session.. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/02/16 / #20160156653

Method and device for identifying user behavior

The present disclosure relates to a method and device for identifying user behavior, which identifies malicious behavior more effectively and accurately. The method includes: acquiring access behavior of a terminal within a sliding time window having a present period. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/02/16 / #20160154390

Method and apparatus for controlling smart home device

A method and an apparatus are provided for controlling a smart home device. In the method, the apparatus acquires a target state of the smart home device, where the target state is a state determined according to visitor information within a predetermined range. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/26/16 / #20160150388

Method for acquiring recommending information, terminal, and server

A method for acquiring recommending information, a terminal and a server are provided. In the method, a first terminal receives a second telephone number affiliated with a second terminal sent by a recommender using a third terminal the first terminal sends a request for recommending information to a server according to the first telephone number of the first terminal, a telephone number of the recommender, and the second telephone number, so that the server generates recommending information according to the request for recommending information, and pushes the recommending information to the second terminal affiliated with the second telephone number.. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/26/16 / #20160147200

Method and device for setting up task

A method and a device for setting up a task are disclosed herein, which belong to the field of computer technologies. The method for setting up a task includes: acquiring an operation history of a user for operating a household appliance; detecting whether a habitual task exists according to the operation history, wherein the habitual task is a task corresponding to an operation which has been received at a fixed time for more than a predetermined number of times; and if the habitual task exists, setting up a habitual task item corresponding to the fixed time, wherein the habitual task item is a task item for the household appliance to run the habitual task at the fixed time.. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/26/16 / #20160146769

Methods and devices for acquiring air quality

A method for a device to acquire air quality, includes: controlling a fan to rotate; measuring air quality by an air-quality detector; and generating air-quality information according to a measurement result of the air-quality detector.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

05/19/16 / #20160142885

Voice call prompting method and device

A voice call prompting method, includes: acquiring a current time at which voice information from a terminal device is received; determining a time interval between the current time and a last time of broadcasting voice information; and if the time interval is longer than a predetermined time period, generating a prompt of broadcasting the received voice information.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

05/12/16 / #20160135133

Methods and devices for adjusting signal strength of router

A method and a device are provided for adjusting signal strength of a router. In the method: the device monitors a number of terminals wirelessly connected to the router during a preset time period. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/12/16 / #20160132520

Method and apparatus for finding file in storage device and router

The present disclosure relates to a method and an apparatus for finding a file in a storage device, and a router. The method includes: establishing an index for a specified file in the storage device according to file classifications or an identification of a device that uploaded the file, the storage device being a storage device configured in the router; and providing a classification view of the specified file for a user device, the classification view including identifications of the respective file classifications. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/05/16 / #20160128106

Communication method and terminal

A communication method and a terminal are provided. The terminal may be equipped with circuitry that supports connecting to a wireless router using two or more frequency bands. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/05/16 / #20160127638

Shooting parameter adjustment method and device

A method for a device to adjust a shooting parameter, includes: receiving a click signal triggered from a viewfinder displayed on a touchscreen; displaying, by taking a click position indicated by the click signal as a reference position, an adjusting control corresponding to a shooting parameter; receiving a sliding touch signal indicating a sliding touch operation on the adjusting control; and adjusting the shooting parameter according to the sliding touch signal.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

05/05/16 / #20160127483

Method and device for displaying item content

A method and a device for displaying reminder item content on a lock screen interface of a terminal are described. The device may implement the method described. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/05/16 / #20160127445

Methods and devices for identifying terminal

Methods and devices are provided for identifying a terminal. In the method, the device receives a request for accessing a target webpage sent by the terminal. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/05/16 / #20160127196

Device connection prompt

The present disclosure relates to a method and a controlling node for providing a device connection prompt. The method includes receiving a connecting instruction to connect a device; obtaining a connection property of the connected device; and displaying prompting information corresponding to the connection property according to the connection property of the connected device.. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/05/16 / #20160127174

Method and server of configuring scenario mode for smart devices

The present disclosure relates to a method and a server for configuring a scenario mode. The method includes: acquiring device information of a plurality of smart device bound to a user account; pushing, according to the device information of the smart devices, at least one predefined scenario mode template to a controlling device bound to the user account; receiving, from the controlling device, scenario mode template selection information indicating a selected scenario mode template; and defining, according to the scenario mode template selection information, a scenario mode corresponding to the selected scenario mode template for the smart devices, wherein the smart devices comprise at least one first smart device and at least one second smart device, and the scenario mode represents an operation mode for controlling actions of the at least one second smart device according to a status parameter collected by the at least one first smart device.. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/05/16 / #20160127145

Method and server for controlling smart devices based on predefined scenario mode

The present disclosure relates to a method and a server for controlling smart devices based on a predefined scenario mode. The method include: acquiring a status parameter collected by at least one first smart device bound to a user account; determining, according to the status parameter, whether to trigger a predefined scenario mode, the predefined scenario mode representing an operation mode for controlling actions of at least one second smart device bound to the user account according to the status parameter collected by the at least one first smart device; and sending a control instruction to the at least one second smart device, if it is determined to trigger the predefined scenario mode.. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/05/16 / #20160126997

Device for affixing sim card and mobile terminal

A device for affixing sim card and a mobile terminal are provided. The device is arranged in the mobile terminal, which includes: a card tray, a card holder, and a locking mechanism for fitting the card tray. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/05/16 / #20160126030

Power supply circuit and electronic equipment

A power supply circuit and an electronic equipment, pertaining to the field of electronic circuit, are provided. The power supply circuit includes: a battery, a power management chip and a radio frequency (rf) chip; an output terminal of the battery is connected to at least one input terminal of the power management chip, while the at least one input terminal of the power management chip is individually grounded via a corresponding filter capacitor, respectively; and the output terminal of the battery is also connected to an input terminal of the rf chip via a switching power supply circuit. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/05/16 / #20160125516

Method and device for displaying information

A method and a device for displaying apparatus information is described. A terminal may be used to control an apparatus, such as a household appliance. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/05/16 / #20160125303

Method and apparatus for calculating smart indicator

The present disclosure relates to a method and apparatus for calculating a smart indicator. The method includes: acquiring association information of smart indices; calculating corresponding smart indices respectively according to the acquired association information of the smart indices; and obtaining the smart indicator by a weight calculation according to the smart indices and the number of devices. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/05/16 / #20160125203

Method and apparatus of verifying terminal and medium

A method and an apparatus of verifying a terminal are provided in the field of computer technology. In the method, the terminal establishes a secure channel with a server through a secure element in the terminal the terminal sends original terminal hardware parameters in the secure element to the server through the secure channel by using the secure element, where the server is configured to feed back identification information according to the terminal hardware parameters. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/05/16 / #20160124921

Method and device for selecting information

The present disclosure relates to a method and a device for selecting information. The method includes: receiving a user operation for selecting information from page content, wherein the page content is divided into at least one content block; selecting a content block corresponding to the user operation from the at least one content block; and determining information of the selected content block as selected information.. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/05/16 / #20160124672

Method and device for optimizing memory

A method for a device to optimize memory includes: when a newly created process needs to be added into a control group, detecting whether a total resource value of memory resources occupied by all processes in the control group at a current moment reaches a critical resource value; if it is detected that the total resource value of memory resources occupied by all processes in the control group at the current moment reaches the critical resource value, cancelling restriction of the predetermined resource threshold on the control group and adding the newly created process into the control group that is not restricted by the predetermined resource threshold; and performing a swap-out operation on memory resources occupied by an idle process in the control group, so that the total resource value of memory resources occupied by all processes in the control group is less than the predetermined resource threshold.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

05/05/16 / #20160124620

Method for image deletion and device thereof

The present disclosure discloses a method and a device for image deletion. In the method, when displaying an image in a full-screen mode, the device presents a first object on a screen hidden under the displayed image. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/05/16 / #20160124590

Method and apparatus for dynamically displaying device list

The present disclosure relates to a method and an apparatus for dynamically displaying a device list to reduce operations switched by auser between different application programs by displaying parameter contents of corresponding devices in the device list, whereby the operation is easier, and the parameter contents are displayed more intuitively and conveniently. The method includes: according to a first aspect of the embodiments of the present disclosure, there is provided a method for dynamically displaying a device list, including: detecting whether there exists a parameter display window in a device list display page after accessing the device list display page; if there exists no parameter display window, generating a parameter display window in the device list display page when a device in the device list is selected to display parameter contents, and displaying device parameter contents in the parameter display window; and displaying the device parameter contents in the parameter display window if there exists a parameter display window.. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/05/16 / #20160124403

Method and server of customizing scenario mode for smart devices

The present disclosure provides a method and a server of customizing a scenario mode for smart devices. The method includes: obtaining device information of a plurality of smart devices bound to a user account; pushing, according to the device information of the smart devices, a device startup condition list and a device task list to a controlling device bound to the user account, respectively; receiving, from the controlling device, selection information indicating a selected startup condition and a selected device task; and establishing, according to the selection information, a scenario mode for the smart devices, wherein the smart devices comprise at least one first smart device and at least one second smart device, and the scenario mode represents an operation mode for controlling actions of the at least one second smart device according to a status parameter collected by the at least one first smart device.. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/05/16 / #20160124399

Systems for mode switching in an appliance

Described herein are systems for mode switching in an appliance, and related analysis and reporting. Associated methods can include determining, by circuitry of an appliance, that an operation of the appliance is abnormal. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/05/16 / #20160123622

Air purification notification method and apparatus, user equipment and system

An air purification notification method includes acquiring air quality data and determining whether to initiate a notification according to the air quality data. The air quality data includes at least one of inside air quality data indicating an inside air quality inside a purifying space where an air purifier is placed or outside air quality data indicating an outside air quality outside the purifying space.. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/05/16 / #20160121255

Method and device for controlling purification of air

A method for controlling purification of air, includes: acquiring a target quality of air to be purified; determining a current quality of the air to be purified, and determining a workload for an air purifier according to the target quality and the current quality; calculating a purification duration for the air purifier to complete the workload according to a purification efficiency of the air purifier; and starting the air purifier, and displaying in real time a remaining time to complete the workload according to the purification duration.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

05/05/16 / #20160121246

Method and device for reminding user about smart water purifier

A method for reminding a user about a water purifier includes receiving total dissolved solids (tds) data reported by the water purifier, updating accumulative tds data corresponding to the water purifier according to the received tds data, calculating a cleaning period of the water purifier according to the accumulative tds data and a preset maximum cleaning period, and sending a reminder message to a terminal associated with the water purifier to remind the user to clean the water purifier if the cleaning period satisfies a preset condition. The received tds data is detected after the water purifier performs water purification and the accumulative tds data reflects an accumulation of total tds data of the water purifier since a latest cleaning.. ... Xiaomi Inc

04/28/16 / #20160119973

Method and device for providing ssid in wlan

This disclosure provides a method for providing a service set identifier (ssid) in a wireless local area network (wlan). The method includes encoding the ssid with a character encoding for each of one or more default system platforms, to generate one or more ssid codes suitable for the system platforms, and broadcasting the generated ssid codes suitable for the system platforms in the wlan.. ... Xiaomi Inc

04/28/16 / #20160119530

Photographing control methods and devices

A photographing control method for use in a mobile terminal, includes: detecting whether the mobile terminal is in a photographing mode; sending an action-collecting instruction to a wearable device if the mobile terminal is in the photographing mode, for the wearable device to collect a motion trajectory of the wearable device according to the action-collecting instruction; receiving the motion trajectory collected by the wearable device; judging whether the received motion trajectory is a preset motion trajectory; and triggering the mobile terminal to take a photo if the received motion trajectory is the preset motion trajectory.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

04/28/16 / #20160119259

Method, terminal device and server for pushing message through light application

The present disclosure relates to a method, a terminal device and a server for pushing message through light application, which belongs to the field of internet technology. The method comprises: acquiring an application list of light applications added to a terminal device, the application list listing at least one light application; sending the application list to a push server through a browser, so that the push server acquires a data packet to be pushed corresponding to the at least one light application according to the application list, the data packet to be pushed comprising at least a message to be pushed and push object information; and receiving the data packet to be pushed corresponding to the at least one light application through the browser.. ... Xiaomi Inc

04/28/16 / #20160117500

Device security using user interaction anomaly detection

A mobile device security system can include circuitry configured to receive first user-interaction information associated with the mobile device. The first user-interaction information can be indicative of first sensed interactions of a user with the mobile device during a first period of time. ... Xiaomi Inc

04/28/16 / #20160117088

Method and device for displaying descriptive information

The present disclosure relates to a method and a device for displaying descriptive information. The method includes: hiding descriptive information of an application icon on a screen interface of a terminal device; determining whether a request for viewing the descriptive information from a user exists according to a detected operation action from the user; and displaying corresponding descriptive information of the application icon in a connected region if the request exists. ... Xiaomi Inc

04/07/16 / #20160100106

System for camera switching on a mobile device

Examples herein provide alternative systems for switching cameras on a mobile device. A method of the systems can include receiving, at control circuitry of a mobile device, user-inputted instructions to activate a first camera of the mobile device, so that the first camera is operable to capture an image. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/31/16 / #20160095049

Method for presenting list of access points and device thereof

The present disclosure discloses a method for presenting a list of access points and a device thereof. The method includes: acquiring at least one identifiers of at least one wireless access points; determining whether at least one predetermined identifier exists among the identifiers of the wireless access points, wherein the predetermined identifier is an identifier corresponding to an accessing record stored in the terminal, and the accessing record is for indicating historical information that the terminal has ever accessed the wireless access point corresponding to the predetermined identifier; and if a result of the determining is that the at least one predetermined identifier exists, presenting the at least one predetermined identifier in the list of access points according to the accessing record corresponding to the at least one predetermined identifier.. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/31/16 / #20160094714

Information acquisition method, device, and system

An information acquisition method includes establishing a data channel with a telephone agent system when a voice call is conducted with the telephone agent system, displaying an information acquisition page provided by the telephone agent system through the data channel, receiving feedback information via the information acquisition page, and sending the feedback information to the telephone agent system through the data channel.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

03/31/16 / #20160094713

Communication message recognition method and device thereof

A message recognition method and corresponding device are provided. In the method, the device receives a message, which includes text content and a number associated with a sender of the message. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/31/16 / #20160094711

Method, device, and system for telephone interaction

A method for telephone interaction includes establishing a voice channel for voice calls with a telephone agent system, establishing a data channel with the telephone agent system if the telephone agent system is in a busy state, and acquiring information provided by the telephone agent system via the data channel. The information is associated with an entertainment service. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/31/16 / #20160094525

Information interaction methods and devices

An information interaction method and device are provided. In the method, the device establishes a connection with a wearable device. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/31/16 / #20160094493

Method and device for transferring messages

A method for transferring a message includes receiving a message passing request. The message passing request includes a message to be passed, first information regarding a source account generating the message to be passed, and second information regarding a target account of the message to be passed. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/31/16 / #20160093015

Method and terminal device for controlling display of video image

The present disclosure relates to a method and a terminal device for controlling a display of a video image. The method includes: obtaining the video image captured by a smart camera device; obtaining orientation variation data of a terminal device when the video image is displayed on a screen of the terminal device; and controlling the video image to slide on the screen according to the orientation variation data of the terminal device.. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/31/16 / #20160092668

Methods and devices for authorizing operation

A system for authorizing an operation is provided. The system may acquire motion data collected by a wearable device. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/31/16 / #20160091594

Method and device for positioning objects

The present disclosure discloses a method for positioning an object in a positioning device and the positioning device thereof. The method comprises: transmitting a beam according to a preset mode; receiving a feedback signal sent from an object, wherein the feedback signal is a signal sent by an electronic tag on the object after receiving the beam, and the feedback signal correlates to an intensity of the beam when the electronic tag receives the beam; and determining a position of the object relative to the positioning device according to the feedback signal. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/24/16 / #20160088710

Method and apparatus for controlling smart light

A method for controlling a smart light includes acquiring status information of a current scene, judging whether the current scene complies with a preset scene condition according to the status information, inquiring a pre-stored light effect configuration library according to the preset scene condition to determine a light effect parameter corresponding to the preset scene condition if the current scene complies with the preset scene condition, generating a light control instruction corresponding to the preset scene condition and including the light effect parameter, and sending the light control instruction to the smart light.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

03/24/16 / #20160087811

Methods and devices of accessing wireless network

The present disclosure relates to methods and devices of accessing a wireless network. The method of accessing a wireless network in a first terminal device includes: detecting a target terminal device waiting access a target wireless network after the first terminal device accesses the target wireless network; generating a plurality of multicast addresses according to access information of the target wireless network; and sending a multicast packet to each of the plurality of multicast addresses, wherein the multicast packet is indicative of the access information and is received by the target terminal device so as to access the target wireless network.. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/24/16 / #20160087364

Connector plug, connector socket, and connector

In the connector, a plurality of parallel flanges and groove pins between every two of the parallel flanges are additionally provided to the middle of the connector plug. A plurality of parallel grooves and flange pins between every two of the parallel grooves are additionally provided to the middle of the connector socket. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/24/16 / #20160085220

Methods and devices for controlling appliances

A method for controlling an appliance is provided. The method includes: receiving a notification message from a control device, wherein the notification message includes address information regarding the control device; receiving quality data of a target object from an appliance configured to process the target object, wherein the quality data of the target object is obtained by measuring quality of the target object by the appliance; and sending an appliance control prompt to the control device according to the address information when determining that the quality data of the target object does not reach a threshold, wherein the appliance control prompt is configured to prompt a user of the control device to start the appliance for processing the target object.. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/17/16 / #20160081041

Method and device for adjusting transmission power

A method for adjusting transmission power of a gateway device includes acquiring an access device identity, acquiring a predetermined wireless transmission power corresponding to the access device identity, and adjusting a current transmission power of the gateway device according to the predetermined wireless transmission power.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

03/17/16 / #20160080906

Method and device for demodulating a signal

A method for demodulating a signal is provided. The method includes: acquiring a reference clock signal provided by a power management unit (pmu) in a mobile terminal; determining a moving velocity of the mobile terminal; determining, based on the moving velocity, a doppler frequency shift value generated when the mobile terminal receives a radio frequency (rf) signal transmitted by a base station; and demodulating, according to the reference clock signal and the doppler frequency shift value, the received rf signal.. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/17/16 / #20160079973

Method and device for processing pwm data

The present disclosure provides a method and a device for processing pwm data, so as to reduce the size of the pwm data. The method includes: dividing pulse widths in the pwm data into at least one pulse width group; determining a convergence pulse width for each of the at least one pulse width group, herein each of the at least one pulse width group converges around a same pulse width, respectively; replacing each of the at least one pulse width group with the corresponding convergence pulse width; and representing the pwm data by using the convergence pulse widths. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/17/16 / #20160078297

Method and device for video browsing

A method for video browsing includes comparing a current image frame with a previous image frame prior to the current image frame in a video to obtain target block information, identifying the current image frame as a keyframe if the target block information satisfies a predetermined condition, and playing the keyframe.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

03/17/16 / #20160077819

Method and device for running application program

The present disclosure relates to a method and a device for running an application program. The method includes: receiving a triggering signal instructing to run a second application program in a operating first application program; loading and parsing an installation package of the second application program to obtain a program component of the second application program through the first application program; and running the program component of the second application program in a runtime environment provided by the first application program.. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/17/16 / #20160077713

Method and terminal device for selecting character

The present disclosure discloses a method and a terminal device for selecting a character. The method includes: detecting a touch point of a user gesture acting on the touch screen, wherein the touch point falls into a touch point node; searching a plurality of nodes of the contents to find a nearest text node to the touch point, when the touch point node is not a text node; and selecting a nearest character to the touch point within the nearest text node. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/10/16 / #20160073049

Method and apparatus for backing up video

The present disclosure relates to a method for backing up a video, the method includes: a camera device receives a setting instruction from a mobile terminal, and sets a recording parameter according to the received setting instruction; the camera device records a video file; a local router receives the setting instruction from the mobile terminal, sets storage parameters according to the received setting instruction, and acquires the video file recorded by the camera device via the connection; the local router backs up the acquired video file locally. By backing up the recorded video file to the connected local router, the present disclosure may provide more storage space, which is convenient for quickly finding and previewing files, and the stored video file has higher security.. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/10/16 / #20160070578

Method and system for upgrading an electronic device

The present disclosure relates to methods and systems for upgrading electronic devices. For example, described herein are ways to upgrade components of an electronic device. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/03/16 / #20160065852

Method and device for photographing

The present disclosure relates to a method for photographing by a photographing device and the photographing device thereof. The method includes: determining whether camera shake is present in response to an operation of pressing a shutter of the photographing device; determining a target configuration parameter according to a current processing mode of the photographing device if camera shake is present; and adjusting the target configuration parameter. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/03/16 / #20160065785

Methods and apparatuses for generating photograph

A method for generating a photograph is provided. The method includes: acquiring n frames of images, wherein n≧2; identifying a moving object and one or more background regions included in the n frames of images; and generating a target photograph based on the moving object and the one or more background regions, wherein the target photograph includes at least two images of the moving object located in a same background region, and the at least two images of the moving object include at least two different motion states of the moving object.. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/03/16 / #20160065688

Router-based networking control

In a router, for example, after receiving an http request communicated by a terminal device, the router can determine whether the terminal device has accessed a target webpage through that device, according to identity information of the terminal device included in the http request. Where it is determined that the terminal device has accessed the webpage through the router, an http response message including a url address of the target webpage can be communicated to the terminal device. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/03/16 / #20160063927

Method and device for adjusting backlight brightness

The present disclosure provides a backlight brightness control method and a device for adjusting brightness of a backlight. The method comprises: receiving a control instruction to adjust a current brightness value to a target brightness value; stopping current supply to backlights of a first backlight assembly, determining a first target current value necessary for backlights of a second backlight assembly to reach the target brightness value, and providing the first target current value to the backlights of the second backlight assembly, when the current brightness value is greater than a first threshold and the target brightness value is less than the first threshold.. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/03/16 / #20160062843

Methods and devices for backing up file

A method for backing up files to a back-up server includes determining a hash value of a file according to a preset algorithm, inquiring for the determined hash value in a local back-up database, and canceling back-up of the file to the back-up server if the hash value is recorded in the local back-up database.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

03/03/16 / #20160062792

Method and terminal device for controlling background application

The present disclosure provides a method which includes: generating an application list according to applications running in an operating system; traversing the identifiers in the application list; determining whether an application corresponding to a currently traversed identifier is a background application; determining whether a predetermined white list comprises the currently traversed identifier and whether the number of identifiers corresponding to background applications in the application list is greater than a predetermined threshold, if the application corresponding to the currently traversed identifier is a background application; selecting an identifier corresponding to a background application from the application list and closing the background application corresponding to the selected identifier, if the predetermined white list comprises the currently traversed identifier and the number is greater than the predetermined threshold; or closing the application corresponding to the currently traversed identifier if the predetermined white list does not comprise the currently traversed identifier and the number is greater than the predetermined threshold.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

03/03/16 / #20160062760

Method and terminal device for complying router management application with router firmware

The present disclosure relates to a method and a device for complying a router management application with a router firmware. The method includes: obtaining a current version of the router management application and a current version of the router firmware, in which a router is managed by the router management application; determining an object to be upgraded and an object not to be upgraded from the router management application and the router firmware according to the current version of the router management application and the current version of the router firmware, if the router management application is not compatible with the router firmware; obtaining a target version of the object to be upgraded, in which the target version is compatible with the object not to be upgraded; and upgrading the object to be upgraded according to the target version.. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/03/16 / #20160062581

Method and device for displaying file

The present disclosure relates to methods and devices for displaying a document, which pertain to the field of computer technology. The method includes: in a state where a target document is displayed on a screen, when it is detected that the screen is subjected to displacement, determining a direction of the displacement; and translating the target document on the screen according to the direction of the displacement.. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/25/16 / #20160057713

Method and device for adjusting state of wireless network

A method for a wireless router to adjust a state of a wireless network provided by the wireless router, includes: monitoring whether the state of the wireless network satisfies an adjusting condition of adjusting the state of the wireless network; when the state of the wireless network satisfies the adjusting condition, sending an adjusting prompt to a wireless terminal, the adjusting prompt being configured to ask for user permission to adjust the state of the wireless network; and if the wireless router receives from the wireless terminal an acceptance instruction to accept the adjusting, adjusting the state of the wireless network.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

02/25/16 / #20160057587

Method and device for sending message

A method for sending a message for use in a terminal including a touch screen is provided. The method includes acquiring an operation signal generated from a one-time operation performed by a user on the touch screen; determining a sending time of a message according to the operation signal; and sending the message when it is detected that a system time of the terminal reaches the sending time.. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/25/16 / #20160057475

Methods and devices for providing a video

A method for providing a video is provided. The method includes: receiving in real time a video frame sent from a first terminal device, the video frame including a frame identifier and information of a first user account; storing the video frame in a video file corresponding to the first user account based on the frame identifier; determining content summary information of the video file; sending the content summary information to a second terminal device corresponding to a second user account, the second user account being associated with the first user account; receiving a video request from the second terminal device; and sending the video file to the second terminal device.. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/25/16 / #20160057262

Method and apparatus for processing communication identification

A method for processing communication identifications includes obtaining communication records corresponding to a plurality of communication identifications of a current user, determining use frequencies of the communication identifications according to the communication records, and determining one of the communication identifications as a frequently-used communication identification according to the use frequencies.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

02/25/16 / #20160057059

Method and device for controlling traffic of mobile router

A method and a device for controlling traffic of a mobile router are provided. The method includes: generating a traffic control widget and displaying the traffic control widget on a control interface of the mobile router according to a total amount of traffic available to the mobile router; receiving a traffic operation on the traffic control widget; and limiting traffic of the mobile router according to the traffic operation.. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/25/16 / #20160055735

Temperature prompting method and device

The present disclosure relates to a temperature prompting method and device. The method includes: acquiring a current temperature in a target container; acquiring a distance of the target container to a target terminal, which is linked to the target container; determining, according to the current temperature, a first time duration to be elapsed when a temperature in the target container changes to a predetermined target temperature; determining, according to the distance of the target container to the target terminal, a second time duration to be elapsed when the target terminal moves to a location where the target container stands; and triggering a prompt signal if the first time duration is less than or equal to the second time duration. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/25/16 / #20160055623

Method and device for controlling screen rotation

A method for controlling screen rotation for use in a mobile terminal is provided. The method includes: when the mobile terminal enters a full-screen mode, locking a screen orientation of the mobile terminal, and acquiring an initial posture of the mobile terminal; monitoring a real-time posture of the mobile terminal in real time; and determining a screen rotation direction by comparing the real-time posture with the initial posture.. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/25/16 / #20160055621

Method and device for transmitting image

The present disclosure relates to a method and a device for transmitting an image, which improve display effect of the image. The method includes receiving an image with a first resolution from a source terminal; sending a request for obtaining the image to a server according to an identifier of the image; and receiving the image with a second resolution from the server, wherein the second resolution is higher than the first resolution.. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/25/16 / #20160054883

Method and device for positioning cursor

A method for positioning a cursor in an input box on a display interface of a touch screen includes receiving a first touch operation associated with the input box; determining target content in the input box, an operating distance of the first touch operation, and an operating direction of the first touch operation; moving the target content by a distance corresponding to the operating distance along the operating direction to form a blank space between a side of the input box and a side edge of the target content; receiving a second touch operation associated with the blank space; and positioning the cursor at a cursor position in the blank space.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

02/18/16 / #20160050398

Method and apparatus for adjusting video quality based on network environment

A method for adjusting video quality based on a network environment is provided. The method includes receiving a target frame serial number of a lost video frame from a terminal device, and using a time when the target frame serial number is received as a timestamp of the target frame serial number; determining a number of target frame serial numbers corresponding to timestamps within a predefined time period; decreasing a designated image quality parameter according to a predefined configuration when the number of target frame serial numbers is greater than a first threshold; and increasing the designated image quality parameter according to the predefined configuration when the number of target frame serial numbers is less than a second threshold. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/18/16 / #20160050352

Method and device for time-delay photographing

A method for performing time-delay photographing, includes: displaying a photographing interface including a shutter operation control, wherein the shutter operation control further includes a shutter button and a time-setting region outside the shutter button; determining a delay time for photographing according to the time-setting region; and photographing according to the delay time.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

02/18/16 / #20160050307

Method and device for adding application badge

A method for adding an application badge includes detecting whether a notification bar receives a notification message. The notification message is sent by an application to the notification bar after receiving an unread message. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/18/16 / #20160050292

Local web resource access

A router can be configured to serve web resources in response to expected web resource requests without requesting such resources from a corresponding remote web server. In an example, this functionality can be achieved by the router, wherein the router is configured to: receive a web resource access request from a terminal device, the web resource access request including a target uniform resource locator (url); perform a search in a data structure containing a plurality of local urls according to the target url; identify a local url of the plurality of urls corresponding to the target url according to the performed search; acquire a local version of a target web resource corresponding to the target url from locally stored web resources according to the identified local url; and communicate the local version of the target web resource to the terminal device.. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/18/16 / #20160050242

Methods and devices for playing streaming media data

The present disclosure provides methods and devices for playing streaming media data. The method includes: obtaining a playing address of a smart camera by a first terminal device; displaying a list of playback devices, in which the list includes device information of at least one terminal device, and the at least one terminal device has a function of playing the streaming media data; sending the playing address to a second terminal device if an instruction to select the second terminal device is received, such that the second terminal device obtains the streaming media data based on the playing address, and converts the streaming media data into an image for playing, the second terminal device being any terminal device of the at least one terminal device.. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/18/16 / #20160050237

Method and device for acquiring multimedia data stream

A method for acquiring a multimedia data stream includes establishing, by a terminal, a socket connection with a target camera device when a preset trigger event is triggered in the terminal and sending a transfer command to the target camera device through the socket connection when an event of starting preview is detected. The transfer command instructs the target camera to transfer the multimedia data stream. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/18/16 / #20160050155

Method and device for downloading file

A method for downloading a file for use in a first mobile terminal, includes: determining at least one second mobile terminal, connected with the first mobile terminal, as a receiving mobile terminal; sending a request for splitting and downloading a file for a server to split the file into a plurality of subfiles and send at least one of the plurality of subfiles to the receiving mobile terminal; after the receiving mobile terminal completes receiving of the subfile, acquiring the subfile from the receiving mobile terminal; and after all of the plurality of subfiles are acquired, combining the plurality of subfiles into the file and saving the file.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

02/18/16 / #20160048995

Weather displaying method and device

The present disclosure discloses a method and a device for displaying weather. The method includes: acquiring weather information and orientation information of a terminal device; generating a weather animation according to the weather information and the orientation information of the terminal device; and displaying the weather animation on the terminal device. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/18/16 / #20160048439

Method for controlling plug-in by a router and the router thereof

The present disclosure relates to a method for controlling a plug-in by a router and the router thereof. The method includes: receiving a plug-in state request querying an operational state of a plug-in sent from a terminal device; obtaining the operational state of the plug-in according to the plug-in state request; and sending the operational state of the plug-in to the terminal device.. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/18/16 / #20160048426

Method and device for backing up data

The present disclosure relates to a method and a device for backing up data. The method includes: determining whether a new file of a predetermined type exists locally; calculating a checked value corresponding to the new file according to a predetermined algorithm if the new file of the predetermined type exists; sending a query request containing the checked value to a connected router, so as to query whether a file having the checked value is stored in the router; and backing up the new file to the router if determining that no file having the checked value is stored in the router according to a query result returned from the router.. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/18/16 / #20160048384

Method and device for grayscale-upgrading

A method for grayscale-upgrading includes determining a target social group to be grayscale-upgraded, determining a target user account to be grayscale-upgraded in the target social group, and grayscale-upgrading an application or device corresponding to the target user account.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

02/11/16 / #20160042055

Method and device for establishing label library and searching for user

A method for establishing a label library includes receiving label information made by a labeling user regarding a labeled user in a social network, storing the labeling user, the labeled user, and the label information as a relationship, and establishing a label library based on the relationship.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

02/11/16 / #20160041854

Method and apparatus for informing connection condition between external device and router

A method for informing a connection condition between an external device and a router, includes: monitoring whether a predetermined event occurs, the predetermined event being one of connecting the external device to the router or disconnecting the external device from the router; determining a registered port of a plugin of the router from one or more ports of a plugin center, if the predetermined event occurs; and sending to the plugin, through the registered port of the plugin, a first notification to indicate that the predetermined event occurs.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

02/11/16 / #20160041701

Method and device for updating a list

A method for a device to update a list displayed on the device, includes: acquiring a triggering signal with respect to a first list item and a second list item adjacent to the first list item among a plurality of list items of the list displayed on the device, the triggering signal being configured to trigger updating the list; obtaining at least one updating list item according to list data for updating the list; and displaying the at least one updating list item between the first list item and the second list item.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

02/04/16 / #20160037039

Light metering methods and devices

A light metering method is provided. The method includes: acquiring a touch screen point inputted by a user; identifying an initial light metering area based on an image displayed on a touchscreen, the initial light metering area containing the touch screen point; segmenting the initial light metering area into a background region and an object region containing the touch screen point; and performing light metering on image points within the object region.. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/04/16 / #20160036988

Method and terminal device for telephone call transfer

A method and terminal device for transferring a telephone call, are provided. The method comprises: detecting if an incoming call is received; displaying an incoming call interactive interface containing an incoming call transferring option, if the incoming call is detected; transferring the incoming call to a terminal device corresponding to a designated number when the incoming call transferring option is chosen. ... Xiaomi Inc

01/28/16 / #20160029419

Methods and devices for connecting to wireless network

A method for a device to connect to a wireless network is provided. The method includes: detecting a first wireless network when a wireless network connection of the device is in a disconnected state, wherein the first wireless network has a same name as a second wireless network, and connection information for connecting to the second wireless network is pre-stored in the device; generating a first wireless network list including one or more wireless networks detected when the first wireless network is detected; comparing the first wireless network list with a pre-stored second wireless network list to obtain a comparing result, wherein the second wireless network list includes one or more wireless networks previously detected when the device was connected to the second wireless network; and if the comparing result satisfies a preset condition, sending a connection request to the first wireless network.. ... Xiaomi Inc

01/28/16 / #20160029299

Method and device for accessing wireless network

A method for enabling a first terminal to access a wireless network, includes: receiving an access request sent from the first terminal, the access request including a terminal identification of the first terminal; determining whether the first terminal meets a condition based on the terminal identification included in the access request; sending a connection invitation to the first terminal if it is determined that the first terminal meets the condition; receiving a connection request sent from the first terminal based on the connection invitation; and enabling the first terminal to access the wireless network based on the connection request.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

01/28/16 / #20160029093

Method and device for sharing video information

A method for a server to share video information, includes: receiving descriptive information regarding a video from a first user terminal; and sending the descriptive information to a second user terminal, for the second user terminal to play the video according to the descriptive information, wherein a first user of the first user terminal has a preset relationship with a second user of the second user terminal.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

01/28/16 / #20160028741

Methods and devices for verification using verification code

The present disclosure relates to methods and devices for verification using a verification code. The method includes: generating acquiring information of the verification code for a current verification when receiving an acquiring request for the verification code from a terminal device, wherein the acquiring information of the verification code comprises a verification identifier, and an operation object and operation manner prompt information for acquiring the verification code; sending the acquiring information of the verification code to the terminal device; receiving a verification request from the terminal device, wherein the verification request comprises the verification identifier and a first verification code obtained after the operation object is operated according to the operation manner prompt information; and verifying the first verification code of the verification request. ... Xiaomi Inc

01/28/16 / #20160027191

Method and device for adjusting skin color

A method for a device to adjust a skin color of an image includes: identifying a skin color region of the image; performing a statistical calculation on original color data of pixels in the skin color region to obtain an original mean value and an original standard deviation of the original color data of the pixels in the skin color region; selecting a preset skin color model from one or more preset skin color models each representing one skin color type, according to the original mean value and a preset mean value of each of the one or more preset skin color models; determining target color data according to the original color data, the original mean value, the original standard deviation, and the preset mean value and a preset standard deviation of the selected skin color model; and adjusting the skin color region according to the target color data.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

01/28/16 / #20160027187

Techniques for image segmentation

Techniques for image segmentation can include receiving image data of an image including a background and a face of a person in a foreground, and determining a respective a priori probability of a head-shoulder foreground pixel appearing per pixel of the plurality of pixels, according to a positioning result of a plurality of exterior contour points of the face. The techniques can also include selecting foreground and background pixels of the plurality of pixels, according to at least the a priori probabilities, and determining respective color likelihood probabilities of the foreground and the background, according to color feature vectors of the selected pixels. ... Xiaomi Inc

01/28/16 / #20160026978

Method and device for agenda management

The present document describes techniques for agenda management, particularly for passive events. The agenda management may include an agenda management device receiving an event notification message about a passive event. ... Xiaomi Inc

01/28/16 / #20160026969

Methods and devices of sending and receiving item information

The present disclosure relates to methods and devices of sending and receiving item information. The method of sending item information comprises: acquiring storage information of the article storing device; acquiring item information of items stored in the article storing device according to the storage information, wherein the item information includes at least description information of the item; and sending the item information to a terminal device corresponding to a user. ... Xiaomi Inc

01/28/16 / #20160026719

Methods and devices for sharing resources

A method for a resource-requesting device to request a shared resource from a resource-providing device, includes: accessing, via a browser installed on the resource-requesting device, a predetermined service address for sharing resources, the service address pointing to a web-service port of the resource-providing device; receiving a list of shared resources sent by the resource-providing device, the list of shared resources including information regarding at least one shared resource; presenting the list of shared resources in the browser for a user to select a target resource to access; and accessing the target resource according to information regarding the target resource.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

01/28/16 / #20160026676

Method for application management, as well as server and terminal device thereof

The present disclosure relates to methods for application program management as well as servers and terminal devices implementing the same. The method may include obtaining an application-file association list and managing applications installed therein according to the application-file association list. ... Xiaomi Inc

01/28/16 / #20160026662

Method and device for presenting application programs

A method for presenting a plurality of application programs for use in a device, includes: acquiring, for each of the plurality of application programs, at least two parameter factors indicating application information about the application program within a set time period; determining, for each of the plurality of application programs, a sorting factor based on the at least two parameter factors acquired for the application program; and sorting the plurality of application programs according to the sorting factors of the application programs, respectively, and presenting the sorted application programs.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

01/28/16 / #20160026534

Method and device for saving storage space

A method and a device for saving storage space of a terminal device are provided. The method may include: determining an application to be backed up in applications installed locally; sending an installation package and data relating to the application determined to a server for back-up; and uninstalling locally the application and reserving an icon of the application. ... Xiaomi Inc

01/21/16 / #20160021771

Wearable device and method for manufacturing the same

A main body of a wearable device, includes: a front case; a bottom case joined with the front case to form a waterproof cavity; and electronic components disposed in the cavity, the electronic components including a printed circuit board (pcb) having a wireless data transceiving assembly, wherein the bottom case includes two charging contacts formed on an outer side of the bottom case and electrically coupled to the electronic components.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

01/21/16 / #20160021610

Network connection method and apparatus

The present disclosure describes a network connection apparatus and establishment of a network connection for a terminal. A network connection apparatus may select a wireless access point and generate terminal information of a terminal that is seeking network access via the wireless access point. ... Xiaomi Inc

01/21/16 / #20160021519

Calling methods and devices

A calling method for use in a terminal configured to communicate with a device, includes: establishing a data channel with the device for assisting a call, when the terminal is conducting the call with the device through a voice channel; and exchanging interaction information with the device through the data channel, the interaction information being configured to assist a first user of the terminal and a second user of the device in coordinating and interacting when conducting the call.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

01/21/16 / #20160021281

Photographing method and device

A photographing method for use in a device includes: monitoring a current time and determining whether the current time reaches a preset shooting time; taking a first picture of an object when it is determined that the current time reaches the preset shooting time; determining a difference between a first image in a preset area of the first picture and a second image in the preset area of a second picture taken at a previous preset shooting time, the preset area corresponding to the object; and saving the first picture if the determined difference is equal to or greater than a preset threshold value.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

01/21/16 / #20160021244

Method and device for identifying telephone call

The present disclosure relates to a method and a device for identifying a telephone call. The method includes: determining whether a second telephone of an assigned entity, which entity a telephone number of a caller is affiliated with, is calling a telephone number of a first telephone, when the caller is calling the telephone number of the first telephone, wherein the telephone number of the second telephone is the telephone number used by the caller; when the second telephone is not calling the telephone number of the first telephone, outputting prompt information, wherein the prompt information is for indicating that the telephone call from the caller is a number-falsified telephone call. ... Xiaomi Inc

01/21/16 / #20160021212

Method, server and client device for updating service registration

A method, server and client device for updating service registration are provided. The method includes: receiving a first service registration updating request from a client device; acquiring services registered by a first contact identification of the client device; and updating registration information of service using a second contact identification of the client device. ... Xiaomi Inc

01/21/16 / #20160021067

Methods, devices and systems for anti-counterfeiting authentication

An anti-counterfeiting authentication method is provided. The method includes: generating an encrypted message corresponding to an i-th authentication step, wherein the i-th authentication step is one of n authentication steps arranged in a predetermined order, and 1≦i≦n; sending the encrypted message to a terminal device; receiving, from the terminal device, a call request for initiating the i-th authentication step; executing the i-th authentication step if the request is initiated based on the encrypted message; if the i-th authentication step succeeds and i is less than n, increasing i by one and repeating the generating of an encrypted message; if the i-th authentication step fails, sending an indication to the terminal device indicating an authentication failure; and if the i-th authentication step succeeds and i equals to n, sending an indication to the terminal device indicating an authentication success.. ... Xiaomi Inc

01/21/16 / #20160019858

Method and apparatus for displaying health data and medium

The present disclosure relates to a method and an apparatus for displaying health data collected by a wearable device. The method may include acts performed by the wearable device: collecting health data of a user; establishing a wireless connection with a home media playing device; and sending the health data to the home media playing device through the wireless connection for display. ... Xiaomi Inc

01/21/16 / #20160019046

Light app offline updating method, device and terminal

A light app offline updating method and a device and a terminal device are provided. When a terminal device obtains from a server, in case of detecting start-up operation of the light app, an offline configuration item corresponding to the light app, it processes, according to the offline configuration item, offline data in an offline partition of the light app, thus reaching the object of controlling elimination of offline data of the light app by a cloud server and providing users with web browsing under weak network signal or even no network signal, thereby improving user experience.. ... Xiaomi Inc

01/14/16 / #20160011684

Physical feedback system, control method and electronic device

A physical feedback system provided by the present disclosure includes: at least one physical feedback unit below a flexible touch screen; wherein the physical feedback unit includes an armature part and a coil part, at least one of the armature part and the coil part is in an active state, and a relative distance between the armature part and the coil part is initially a predetermined value; when the coil part is energized with a current, the relative distance between the armature part and the coil part is changed due to electromagnetism, and the changed relative distance is greater than or smaller than the predetermined value, so that a protrusion or a depression is formed at a corresponding position of the flexible touch screen.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

01/07/16 / #20160006787

Methods and devices for visiting a webpage

A method for visiting a webpage, includes receiving, by a server, a webpage visit request from a client, the webpage visit request including at least a webpage uniform resource locator (url) of the webpage and a last visit time point; searching, by the server, a webpage update database corresponding to the webpage according to the webpage url, the webpage update database storing one or more update time points and webpage content information corresponding to the respective update time points; generating, by the server, a webpage update data package according to the webpage update database and the last visit time point, the webpage update data package including webpage update contents from the last visit time point to a most recent update time point; and sending, by the server, the webpage update data package to the client.. . ... Xiaomi Inc








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