Real Time Touch



new TOP 200 Companies filing patents this week

new Companies with the Most Patent Filings (2010+)




Real Time Touch

Xiaomi Inc patents (2017 archive)


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.

ARCHIVE: New 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 | Company Directory "X" | Xiaomi Inc-related inventors


Method, apparatus and medium for sharing photo

A method, apparatus and medium for sharing a photo are provided. The method includes: determining a target user for an operation; acquiring a target photo containing a physical characteristic of the target user from stored photos; and sending the target photo to a communication client of the target user.. ... Xiaomi Inc

Methods, systems, and devices for pushing and displaying information

The present disclosure provides methods and devices for displaying information, methods, devices and systems for pushing information, relating to the field of network technology. The method includes: sending, by a terminal, bank card information of a bound bank card to a server; sending, by the terminal, a geographical location to the server; receiving, by the terminal, commercial service information pushed by the server, in which the commercial service information matches the bank card information and the geographical location; and displaying, by the terminal, the commercial service information.. ... Xiaomi Inc

Payment switching method and device

A payment switching method includes displaying a display interface of virtual cards after receiving an interface displaying instruction by a first terminal. The display interface of the virtual cards displays at least two payment modes, one of the at least two payment modes being a currently selected payment mode. ... Xiaomi Inc

Method and apparatus for activating virtual card

The present disclosure relates to a method, an apparatus and a non-transitory computer-readable storage medium for activating a virtual card. The method includes: displaying an interface for selecting a virtual card to be activated upon receiving an instruction, where the interface for selecting the virtual card to be activated is configured to display at least two types of virtual cards in one or more pre-determined formats; determining a target virtual card where the target virtual card is the virtual card selected in the interface for selecting the virtual card to be activated; acquiring information to be authenticated when the target virtual card requires authentication, and activating the target virtual card when the authentication is passed; and directly activating the target virtual card when the target virtual card does not require the authentication.. ... Xiaomi Inc

Methods, apparatus, and storage medium for displaying virtual cards

Methods, apparatus, and storage mediums for displaying a virtual card are provided herein. In one aspect, a method includes acquiring card face display data of a virtual card to be displayed when receiving an interface display instruction, and generating a payment function identification for the virtual card according to a provisioning state of a payment function supported by the virtual card. ... Xiaomi Inc

Method and apparatus for card activation

Method and apparatus for card activation are provided, which belong to computer technology. The method is applied to an intelligent device having a secure element (se) chip and includes: creating a first background thread during pre-activation operations using a user interface (ui) thread; obtaining a first part of data for the card activation from a server using the first background thread; writing the first part of data to the se chip using the first background thread; creating a second background thread after the pre-activation operations have been accomplished using the ui thread and the card activation is confirmed; and writing a second part of data for the card activation to the se chip using the second background thread.. ... Xiaomi Inc

Method and device for fingerprint verification

The present disclosure relates to a method for fingerprint verification. The method includes performing a first fingerprint verification to obtain a first verification result in a process during which a physical key provided with a fingerprint verification component is pressed. ... Xiaomi Inc

Pin control method and device

A pin control method and device are provided. The method may be applied to a first chip and the first chip includes: a sleep pin connected with a wakeup pin on a second chip, a request to send (rts) pin connected with a clear to send (cts) pin on the second chip, a receive data (rxd) pin connected with a transmit data (txd) pin on the second chip. ... Xiaomi Inc

Method, device and medium for application switching

A method and device for application switching, and a medium are provided. The method includes: identifying an incoming call number to obtain a number type of the incoming call number; during the call, determining an application to be used according to the number type; displaying on a display interface prompt information of application switching; and when detecting a switching confirmation operation, displaying a main page of the application on the display interface.. ... Xiaomi Inc

Method and device for setting identity image

Methods are devices are provided for setting an identity image of an account. In the method, an identity image setting operation for a target account is detected; an identity image set is displayed in response to detection of the identity image setting operation, the identity image set including at least one identity image to be selected; selection operation over the identity image to be selected is detected; and an identity image of the target account is set in response to detection of the selection operation according to a target image indicated by the selection operation.. ... Xiaomi Inc

Method and apparatus for text selection

A method for text selection includes: determining, in text for selection, a first display position of a start selection point and a first display position of an end selection point, wherein text between the start selection point and the end selection point is target text including at least one character; partitioning the text for selection into a plurality of text blocks based on semantic meaning; receiving a dragging operation corresponding to the start selection point or the end selection point; and changing, according to the dragging operation, the first display position of the start selection point or the first display position of the end selection point to a corresponding second display position in unit of a text block.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

Method, device, and computer-readable medium for message generation

Methods, devices and computer-readable medium for generating a message are provided in this disclosure. The method for generating the message includes receiving a target image transmitted from a terminal, the target image including an image of person; acquiring a similar image of the target image from a plurality of images stored in a library, where the plurality of images are images having corresponding contact information; transmitting the similar image and the contact information corresponding to the similar image to the terminal, such that the terminal is enabled to a recommendation message based on the similar image and the contact information.. ... Xiaomi Inc

Method and device for safety driving

The present disclosure relates to a method and a device for safety driving. The method includes: acquiring riding data of a current user of a self-balancing vehicle; comparing the acquired riding data with riding data corresponding to a plurality of preset user levels; and determining a user level of the current user of the self-balancing vehicle according to a result of the comparing. ... Xiaomi Inc

Cooking equipment running method and device

A cooking equipment running method and device are provided, and relate to the technical field of terminals. The method includes: a current running mode is acquired if it is detected that a water level of cooking equipment exceeds a preset water level during a running process of the cooking equipment; a target running mode is determined according to the current running mode, heating power in the target running mode being less than heating power in the current running mode; and the current running mode is switched to the target running mode.. ... Xiaomi Inc

12/21/17 / #20170366879

Plant monitor, method and apparatus for generating information

A plant monitor includes: a main control chip, a wireless communication chip connected with the main control chip, and at least one growth environment monitoring sensor connected with the main control chip. The at least one growth environment monitoring sensor includes at least one of an illumination sensor, a temperature sensor, a humidity sensor, or a soil conductivity sensor. ... Xiaomi Inc

12/21/17 / #20170366745

Method, device and medium of photography prompts

A method, device and medium of photography prompts are provided. The method includes: obtaining a target state characteristic of a target subject in a current viewfinder interface of a terminal; and determining a target voice prompt message corresponding to the target state characteristic.. ... Xiaomi Inc

12/21/17 / #20170366741

Method and apparatus for setting image capturing parameters

The present disclosure relates to a method and apparatus for setting an image capturing parameter of an image capturing device. The method includes acquiring current environment data that corresponds to a current environment and a device parameter of the image capturing device; sending a sample acquiring request to a server, the sample acquiring request including the current environment data and the device parameter; receiving sample data from the server associated with the current environment data and the device parameter, the sample data including one or more sample images; determining a target image capturing parameter based on the one or more sample images; and setting a current image capturing parameter of the image capturing device based on the target image capturing parameter.. ... Xiaomi Inc

12/21/17 / #20170365162

Control switching method and control terminal, and storage medium

Methods, devices, and storage mediums are provided for switch control. The method may include at least the following: sending a request for controlling the controlled device to a server, where the request instructs the server to request a first control terminal to transfer control of the controlled device to the mobile terminal; receiving a notification, sent by the server, of agreeing to control the controlled device, wherein the notification is sent after the server determines that the first control terminal agrees to transfer control; and communicating with the controlled device to control the controlled device.. ... Xiaomi Inc

12/21/17 / #20170364755

Systems and methods for tracking movements of a target

Systems and methods for determining a movement track of a target are provided. In some aspects, a method includes obtaining target image information captured using a current imaging device, and determining whether preset information exists in the target image information. ... Xiaomi Inc

12/21/17 / #20170364730

Fingerprint entry prompting method and device

A fingerprint entry prompting method, includes: obtaining an ith entered fingerprint image, during a process of collecting and combining n fingerprint images entered in sequence to generate a fingerprint template of a user, wherein n≧i≧2, and n and i are integers; obtaining an overlap region between the ith entered fingerprint image and a determined template image, wherein the determined template image is generated by combining i-1 previously entered fingerprint images; and presenting a prompting message when the overlap region satisfies a prompting condition, wherein the prompting message is configured to instruct the user to move a finger towards a specified direction and re-enter the ith fingerprint image.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

12/14/17 / #20170359800

Paging method, paging device, and paging system

A paging method for use in a network access device, includes: acquiring an identifier of a terminal being called in a voice service of a packet switched domain; generating a paging message according to the identifier of the terminal being called, the paging message including a core network domain name field and a value of the core network domain name field corresponding to the voice service of the packet switched domain; and sending the paging message to the terminal being called.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

12/14/17 / #20170358325

Method and playback device for controlling working state of mobile terminal, and storage medium

A method and playback device for controlling a working state of a mobile terminal, and a storage medium are provided. The mobile terminal is communicated with a playback device, and the playback device includes a sensor, a detector and a transmitter. ... Xiaomi Inc

12/14/17 / #20170357789

Method and device for triggering application

An application triggering method and device are provided in the field of terminals. The terminal device sets at least two different triggering passwords for at least two instances of an application corresponding to an application icon on a user interface on the display. ... Xiaomi Inc

12/07/17 / #20170351896

Systems and methods for controlling fingerprint authentication

Electronic devices having fingerprint authentication, and methods for controlling a fingerprint authentication on the electronic devices are provided. In one aspect, a method includes acquiring, using a first sensor on the electronic device, a first signal produced by an object positioned in proximity to the electronic device, and acquiring a second signal using a fingerprint sensor on the electronic device. ... Xiaomi Inc

12/07/17 / #20170351872

Method, device, and system for sending and receiving information

A method for sending information includes: acquiring an identifier of an app, the app being an application having an app unlock interface; inquiring for information corresponding to the identifier of the app, the information being information to be promoted and designated by an information promoter with respect to the app; and sending the information to a target terminal, the information being configured to be shown in the app unlock interface corresponding to the app.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

11/30/17 / #20170347249

Method and device for identifying short messages from pseudo base stations

The present disclosure relates to methods and devices for identifying short messages received by mobile terminals as being from pseudo base stations, wherein, the method comprises: obtaining feature information of the short message when the mobile terminal receives the short message, wherein the feature information includes content information; judging whether the short message is suspected to be an annoying short message based on the feature information; obtaining, when it is judged that the short message is suspected to be an annoying short message, an operation time of when the mobile terminal performed a cell reselection operation with a location area update, wherein the operation time is closest in time to when the mobile terminal received the short message; determining whether the short message is an annoying short message from a pseudo base station based on the operation time. In the technical feature, information security of user terminals may be enhanced.. ... Xiaomi Inc

11/30/17 / #20170346649

Method and apparatus for controlling smart home device to upload data, method and apparatus for acquiring data uploaded by smart home device

A method and an apparatus for controlling a smart home device to upload data and a method and an apparatus for acquiring data uploaded by a smart home device are provided. The method includes: acquiring operation status data of the smart home device; and according to binding relationships of the smart home device with application servers, sending the operation status data to all bound application servers; wherein the smart home device is bound to at least two application servers.. ... Xiaomi Inc

11/30/17 / #20170346159

Communication antenna, method for controlling the same and terminal

A communication antenna, a method for controlling a communication antenna and a terminal are provided. The communication antenna includes a first passive unit, a stimulation receiving unit, and a second passive unit. ... Xiaomi Inc

11/30/17 / #20170345319

Methods and devices for controlling unmanned aerial vehicle

Methods and devices are provided for controlling an unmanned aerial vehicle. The method includes: obtaining meteorological data in a current location of the uav when the uav is in a first flight state, where the first flight state may represent a steady flight state or a take-off preparing state of the uav; determining a flight hazard level of the uav based on the meteorological data, where the flight hazard level may represent a hazard level caused to a flight of the uav by weather; and controlling the uav to switch to a second flight state when the flight hazard level is a first preset level, where the first preset level may represent a level where the uav cannot fly safely and the second flight state being used to represent an emergency flight state or a take-off suspended state of the uav.. ... Xiaomi Inc

11/30/17 / #20170345284

Methods and devices for prompting information of a smart socket

Methods and devices are provided for prompting information. The method includes: temperature in a smart socket is acquired; the temperature in the smart socket is compared with a preset temperature threshold value, and it is determined whether power of electric equipment connected with the smart socket is higher than an upper limit of an acceptable power range of the smart socket according to a comparison result; when the power of the electric equipment is determined to be higher than the upper limit of the acceptable power range of the smart socket, alarming information indicating that the power of the electric equipment is excessively high is generated; and the alarming information is pushed to a mobile terminal bound with the smart socket.. ... Xiaomi Inc

11/30/17 / #20170344762

Method and device for providing notification indicating loss of terminal

A method and a device are disclosed for providing a notification indicating a loss of a terminal, the method including obtaining a matching relation between first feature information of a current user of a target terminal and second feature information of a predetermined user. The method also includes controlling a related terminal associated with the target terminal to output a loss notification in response to determining that the matching relation indicates that the first feature information and the second feature information do not match. ... Xiaomi Inc

11/30/17 / #20170344741

Method and device for encrypting application

The present disclosure relates to a method and a device for encrypting an application, belonging to a field of computer technology. The method includes: receiving a foreground running request sent by the application, in which the foreground running request includes a system account id of a system account logged in a system currently; detecting whether the system account id is a main account id of the system; replacing the system account id with the main account id of the system if the system account id is not the main account id of the system; and determining an encryption algorithm for the application in the system the main account logged in, and encrypting the application according to the encryption algorithm.. ... Xiaomi Inc

11/30/17 / #20170344357

Method, apparatus, and computer-readable storage medium for upgrading a zigbee device

A method for upgrading a zigbee device, includes: downloading, when firmware of the zigbee device needs to be upgraded, a latest version of the firmware from a server; pushing the latest version of the firmware to the zigbee device; and issuing a firmware upgrade instruction to the zigbee device after the latest version of the firmware is pushed to the zigbee device successfully, to trigger the firmware of the zigbee device to be upgraded based on the latest version of the firmware.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

11/30/17 / #20170344192

Method and device for playing live videos

The disclosure relates to a method and device for playing videos. The method includes playing a first video in a video window; receiving a first instruction to switch windows; transferring the first video from the video window to a floating window in response to receiving the first instruction; receiving a second instruction to play a second video; and closing the floating window in response to receiving the second instruction.. ... Xiaomi Inc

11/30/17 / #20170344184

Method, electronic device, and medium for controlling state of touch screen

A method, an electronic device, and a medium for controlling a state of a touch screen are provided. The method includes: detecting whether the touch screen is in a first preset state; determining whether induction information of a suspended object reaches a first set of preset thresholds, if the touch screen is not in the first preset state; and controlling the touch screen to be switched from a current state to the first preset state, if the induction information reaches the first set of preset thresholds.. ... Xiaomi Inc

11/30/17 / #20170344177

Method and device for determining operation mode of terminal

A method for determining an operation mode of a terminal, includes: receiving an instruction for switching to a one-handed operation mode; acquiring touch information of a user on a touch edge of the terminal; and controlling the terminal to enter a corresponding one of one-handed operation modes according to the touch information, wherein the one-handed operation modes include a first operation mode and a second operation mode.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

11/30/17 / #20170341775

Method, apparatus and computer-readable medium for landing flight device

A method, apparatus and computer-readable medium for landing a flight device are provided. The method includes: detecting whether the flight device meets a condition for landing; detecting whether a current landing area for the flight device is a safe landing area, when the flight device meets the condition for landing, wherein the safe landing area is an area on the ground which enables the flight device to land safely; and adjusting the current landing area for the flight device to the safe landing area, when the current landing area is not the safe landing area.. ... Xiaomi Inc

11/23/17 / #20170339608

Method and apparatus for accessing base station

A method for accessing a base station is provided. The method includes: identifying, by a terminal device, a target base station providing a maximum received signal strength from at least one base station; receiving a system message sent by the target base station, the system message including an access parameter associated with the target base station; if a value of the access parameter satisfies a preset condition, accessing the target base station; and if the value of the access parameter does not satisfy the preset condition, maintaining access to a base station currently accessed by the terminal device.. ... Xiaomi Inc

11/23/17 / #20170339545

Method and apparatus for accessing wireless network

The disclosure relates to a method and apparatus for accessing a wireless network. The method includes receiving, by a first device, a first broadcast message from a second device intending to access the wireless network; generating notification information based on the first broadcast message, wherein the notification information is configured to notify a user via the first device that the second device is requesting access to the wireless network; receiving an input from the user based on the notification information; and sending a request message to a wireless router in response to the input, wherein the request message is configured to instruct the wireless router to broadcast a second broadcast message including access information for accessing the wireless network via the wireless router.. ... Xiaomi Inc

11/23/17 / #20170339513

Detecting method and apparatus, and storage medium

Aspects of the disclosure provide a method for detecting an arrival of a user in a target area. The method includes searching, by a device belonging to the user, for a target wireless access device located in the target area at a preset frequency according to an instruction, when the target wireless access device is found, establishing a connection with the target wireless access device; and after the connection with the target wireless access device is established, determining that the user arrives at the target area.. ... Xiaomi Inc

11/23/17 / #20170339287

Image transmission method and apparatus

The present disclosure relates to an image transmission method and apparatus. In one embodiment, the method includes acquiring an image; automatically extracting personal characteristic information from the image; and automatically sending the image to a terminal device associated with the personal characteristic information. ... Xiaomi Inc

11/23/17 / #20170338987

Communication method and apparatus, and storage medium

A communication method and apparatus, and a storage medium are provided. The method is applied to a user equipment and includes: receiving first control signaling transmitted by a first time-frequency area of a fixed subcarrier interval, the first control signaling carrying time-frequency location information of a second time-frequency area of a variable subcarrier interval; and communicating with a base station by using the second time-frequency area, according to the time-frequency location information of the second time-frequency area indicated by the first control signaling.. ... Xiaomi Inc

11/23/17 / #20170338548

Terminal housing and terminal

A terminal housing and a terminal are provided. The terminal housing includes: a metal back cover, the metal back cover including an opening and the outer surface of the metal back cover being overlaid with a nonconductive material; a printed circuit board (pcb) arranged on the inner surface of the metal back cover; a plurality of antenna units arranged on the nonconductive material, each of the plurality of antenna units including: a ground portion, the ground portion passing through the nonconductive material and being connected with the outer surface of the metal back cover; and a feed portion, the feed portion being connected with a radio frequency (rf) front-end of the pcb via a shield wire, the shield wire passing through the nonconductive material and entering into the terminal housing via the opening.. ... Xiaomi Inc

11/23/17 / #20170336962

Gesture response method and device

The present disclosure discloses a gesture response method and device. The gesture response method is performed by an apparatus including a touch sensing device, which further includes a touch sensor. ... Xiaomi Inc

11/23/17 / #20170334396

Anti-theft method and device for a balance vehicle and computer-readable medium

The disclosure relates to an anti-theft method for a balance vehicle, a device, and a non-transitory computer readable medium. The method includes measuring a first set of physiological characteristics of a first user that is currently occupying the balance vehicle; retrieving a second set of physiological characteristics from storage, wherein the second set of physiological characteristics is associated with at least one second user that is permitted to operate the balance vehicle; comparing the first set of physiological characteristics with the second set of physiological characteristics; determining whether the first user is different from the second user based on the comparison; and generating a prompt that is configured to indicate whether the first user is different from the second user based on the determination.. ... Xiaomi Inc

11/16/17 / #20170330439

Alarm method and device, control device and sensing device

The present disclosure relates to an abnormality detection and alarm producing method and system, where the system includes a control device, a sensing device, and a smart device.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

11/16/17 / #20170328371

Method and device for adjusting operation data

The present disclosure relates to a method and device for adjusting operation data of an air-out device. The method may involve presenting an operation data adjustment interface for adjusting the operation parameter of the air-out device in response to a user selection of the interaction element for adjusting the operation parameter of the air-out device, obtaining an adjusted operation parameter of the air-out device, generating an adjusted operation data file based on the adjusted operation parameter that is obtained, and transmitting the adjusted operation data file to the air-out device. ... Xiaomi Inc

11/16/17 / #20170327386

Water purifying machine component and control method therefor

The present invention relates to a water purifying machine component and a control method thereof, wherein the water purifying machine component comprises a flow divider body and a water purifier body which are connected by a calandria tube, wherein the flow divider body is provided with a first electric control device, an external water inlet, a purified water inlet, a tap water outlet, a tap water discharging port, a purified water discharging port and a first electric component, the external water inlet is connected with the tap water outlet, and the inner end of the purified water inlet is connected with the purified water discharging port; the water purifier body is provided with a second electric control device, a purified water outlet, a tap water inlet and a second electric component; and the first electric control device and the second electric control device are electrically connected. A circuit of a flow divider and a circuit of a water purifier, and a water path of the flow divider and a water path of the water purifier are in mutual communication with each other, so that the flow divider may control the water purifier to execute related actions, meanwhile, the circuits and the water paths which are connected with the flow divider and the water purifier are arranged in the calandria tube, so that the circuits and the water paths are very regular.. ... Xiaomi Inc

11/09/17 / #20170322712

Method and apparatus for controlling devices

Methods and apparatuses are provided for controlling a device. In the method, the electronic device displays a control widget corresponding to the at least one device in a lock screen. ... Xiaomi Inc

11/09/17 / #20170322709

Split-screen display method, apparatus and medium

A split-screen display method, apparatus and medium are provided. The split-screen display method includes: receiving an operating signal for triggering display of a multi-task management interface, the multi-task management interface including a main partition and a secondary partition; acquiring a plurality of applications running on the electronic device, the plurality of applications including a first application and at least one second application; and displaying the first application on the main partition and displaying the at least one second application on the secondary partition.. ... Xiaomi Inc

11/09/17 / #20170322702

Method and device for displaying an application interface

A method for displaying an application interface on a terminal. The method includes determining a first application of an application group. ... Xiaomi Inc

11/09/17 / #20170322689

Method and device for multi-task management, and computer-readable medium

Disclosed are methods and devices for multi-task management by a computing device. One method for multi-task management may include: receiving an operation signal for triggering display of a multi-task management interface; acquiring every running application on the computing device; acquiring, for each of the running applications, cached cache pages related to the application; displaying collections of previews for the running applications in the multi-task management interface, a collection of previews for an application being used to aggregate and display cache pages related to the application; and acquiring a selected cache page, controlling an application corresponding to the selected cache page to run in the foreground, and controlling the application to initially display the selected cache page.. ... Xiaomi Inc

10/26/17 / #20170311416

Method, device, and system for controlling smart light

Methods, devices, and systems are provided for controlling a smart device that may emit light of different colors. The method may include: determining first light color information of a first smart light when the first smart light is turned on; broadcasting a device open notification carrying the first light color information; receiving the device open notification broadcast by the first smart light, the device open notification carrying the first light color information of the first smart light; displaying a control option corresponding to the first smart light according to the first light color information; and when receiving an executing instruction of a target function triggered by the control option corresponding to the first smart light, sending a control request corresponding to the target function to the first smart light; receiving the control request corresponding to the target function sent by the control device and executing the target function.. ... Xiaomi Inc

10/26/17 / #20170311160

Method and device for controlling information transmission, and smart terminal

The present disclosure relates to a method and a device for controlling information transmission and a smart terminal. The method includes: receiving an instruction for outputting information sent by a near field communication (nfc) chip, an information output function of the nfc chip being in a disabled state and information to be outputted being in an unavailable state; performing authentication of an identity of a user who triggers the information output; and if it is determined that the authentication of the identity is passed, enabling the information output function of the nfc chip and setting the information to be outputted as in an available state, such that the nfc chip can output the information. ... Xiaomi Inc

10/26/17 / #20170311004

Video processing method and device

A video processing method includes: receiving multiple channels of video images individually sent from multiple mobile terminals; displaying the multiple channels of video images; acquiring a selection instruction according to a user input, the selection instruction carrying an identifier of a target video image, the target video image including at least one of the multiple channels of video images; and transmitting the target video image to a target terminal. According to embodiments of the disclosure, any desirable video image can be selected from the multiple channels of video images being displayed as the target video image for live broadcasting.. ... Xiaomi Inc

10/26/17 / #20170310885

Object monitoring method and device

An object monitoring method and device are provided. The object monitoring method includes: a sound production reason for the target sound is determined when a target sound exists in acquired sounds; and sound production information is pushed to a mobile terminal, the sound production information comprising the sound production reason.. ... Xiaomi Inc

10/26/17 / #20170310805

Mobile terminal and method for determining antenna

A mobile terminal and an antenna determining method are provided. The mobile terminal includes a housing, a processor, at least two antennas and at least two pressure sensors. ... Xiaomi Inc

10/26/17 / #20170310621

Information filtering method and apparatus, terminal, and storage medium

An information filtering method for use in a terminal, includes: calculating, based on application information received by the terminal, an information display characteristic of the application information, the information display characteristic representing a display feature of the application information; determining the application information as interfering information, if the information display characteristic meets an interference characteristic condition; and filtering out the application information.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

10/26/17 / #20170308397

Method and apparatus for managing task of instant messaging application

A method and an apparatus for managing a task of an instant messaging application are provided. The method includes: during a process of executing a first function task of the instant messaging application, if an instruction for triggering a second function of the instant messaging application is received, switching the first function task to background; creating a first task tab; creating a second function task; and after the second function task is created, pulling up the first function task to switch the first function task to foreground if a designed operation is received based on the first task tab.. ... Xiaomi Inc

10/26/17 / #20170308353

Method and apparatus for triggering execution of operation instruction

The disclosure relates to a method, apparatus, and non-transitory computer-readable medium for triggering an execution of an operation instruction. The method includes detecting a first electrical signal generated on a signal line connected to a speaker of a device; determining that the first electrical signal includes a first signal characteristic that corresponds to one of a plurality of signal characteristics, wherein each one of the plurality of signal characteristics corresponds to a respective one of a plurality of operations; executing a first operation from the plurality of operations based on the first signal characteristic.. ... Xiaomi Inc

10/26/17 / #20170308046

Method and device for controlling target massage equipment

A method for controlling target massage equipment includes obtaining exercise information, and controlling the target massage equipment to operate according to the exercise information.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

10/26/17 / #20170304735

Method and apparatus for performing live broadcast on game

A method and an apparatus are provided for performing a live broadcast on a game, applied in a mobile terminal, which are applied in a mobile terminal. The method includes: collecting a game image and anchor audio information; synthesizing the game image and the anchor audio information to acquire a game commentary video; sending the game commentary video to other mobile terminals.. ... Xiaomi Inc

10/12/17 / #20170294709

Antenna for terminal

An antenna for a terminal includes: a metal frame surrounding four sides of the terminal, a circuit board positioned within the metal frame and at least two radiation units arranged on the circuit board. The metal frame includes a bottom frame and a side frame defined by two breaking joints disposed on a side of the metal frame. ... Xiaomi Inc

10/12/17 / #20170293494

Method and device for starting application interface

A method for starting an application interface on a device, includes: receiving, in a first application interface, a starting instruction for a second application interface; determining whether the first application interface is currently interacting with the second application interface; and if it is determined that the first application interface is not currently interacting with the second application interface, starting the second application interface.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

10/12/17 / #20170293403

Method and device for displaying pages in application program and computer-readable medium

A method and device for displaying pages in application program and a computer-readable medium are provided. The method includes: receiving a first preset operation of a user on an application program that is currently running; displaying path information of pages accessed historically by the user in the application program according to the first preset operation, wherein the path information comprise a sequential relationship among the pages.. ... Xiaomi Inc

10/12/17 / #20170293387

Input circuitry, terminal, and touch response method and device

An input circuitry includes: a touch key layer and a pressure sensing layer. The touch key layer is positioned above the pressure sensing layer; the touch key layer is configured to receive touch operation. ... Xiaomi Inc

10/12/17 / #20170292854

Vehicle control method and apparatus, and storage medium

A vehicle control method includes: acquiring position information and trip information of at least one vehicle including a first vehicle which has entered or is to enter a parking state, the trip information including at least one of: a real-time navigation route, a scheduled departure time, or a scheduled navigation route; determining a first parking space for the first vehicle based on the position information and the trip information of the at least one vehicle; and transmitting a first instruction including information about the first parking space to the first vehicle to cause the first vehicle to move into the first parking space.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

10/05/17 / #20170289875

Method and device for detecting neighboring cell in cell reselection process

The present disclosure relates to a method and device for detecting a neighboring cell in a cell reselection process. The method includes: receiving a message instructing the user equipment to switch from a connected state to an idle state, the message including a first frequency band group which further includes one or more frequency bands; updating a second frequency band group stored in the user equipment, according to the first frequency band group; and when the cell reselection process is performed by the user equipment, detecting a neighboring cell on at least one frequency band in the updated second frequency band group.. ... Xiaomi Inc

10/05/17 / #20170289808

Method and device for information presentation and computer-readable medium

A method for presenting information in a terminal includes reading event information recorded by a predetermined application program installed on the terminal when an operating instruction for activating a screen of the terminal is detected, and displaying a current system time of the terminal and the event information on the screen simultaneously.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

10/05/17 / #20170289740

Methods and devices for sharing media data between terminals

Methods and devices are provided for sharing media data between terminals. The method includes: a first terminal receives a media data sharing parameter through a nfc link, the media data sharing parameter including: a sharing link connection parameter, and/or, location information of media data to be shared. ... Xiaomi Inc

10/05/17 / #20170289326

Methods and apparatuses for interpreting a phone number

Methods and apparatuses are provided for interpreting a phone number in the field of information technology. The method includes: determining whether contact information of a phone number is stored in an address book if receiving a call; searching a message with content containing the phone number when it is determined that the contact information of the phone number is not stored in the address book; obtaining predetermined type information from the content of the message, in which the predetermined type information at least includes name information; and displaying the name information as the contact information of the phone number on a display interface of the call.. ... Xiaomi Inc

10/05/17 / #20170289306

Method, device and storage medium for synchronizing states

Provided are a method, a device and storage medium for synchronizing states, which belongs to the field of communication technology. Synchronizing states includes acquiring a usage state of target contact information of a target user, detecting whether the usage state of the target contact information has changed based on previously-stored usage states of respective contact information, if the usage state of the target contact information has changed, acquiring a target contact list for the target user, and synchronizing the usage state of the target contact information to contacts in the target contact list.. ... Xiaomi Inc

10/05/17 / #20170289181

Payment method, apparatus and medium

A payment method, apparatus and medium are provided. The method includes: preventing a floating window from being displayed on an interface displayed by a payment application when the payment application is running on foreground; receiving a payment operation triggered by a user on the interface; paying in accordance with the payment operation.. ... Xiaomi Inc

10/05/17 / #20170288297

Antenna and mobile terminal including the same

An antenna is provided to be applied in a mobile terminal having a metal body. The antenna includes: a feed point; a first ground point; and a metal dome connected with the feed point. ... Xiaomi Inc

10/05/17 / #20170287188

Method and apparatus for intelligently capturing image

The present disclosure relates to a method for intelligently capturing an image. The method includes acquiring an image captured by a camera, acquiring an obstacle in the image, erasing information within an obstacle region which corresponds to the obstacle, and repairing the obstacle region in which the information has been erased.. ... Xiaomi Inc

10/05/17 / #20170286927

Method and device for online payment

A method for online payment includes: setting a safe payment system account that enables a safe payment environment, wherein applications running and installed under the safe payment system account pass safety verification; and logging into the safe payment system account, and performing payment operations under the safe payment system account.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

10/05/17 / #20170286193

Application calling management method and apparatus

The present disclosure relates to an application calling management method and apparatus, which pertain to the field of computer technology. The method includes: acquiring a background calling message sent by a first application, the background calling message requesting at least one target application to be called; determining a calling rule corresponding to a current calling, according to the background calling message; if a first calling rule matching the calling rule corresponding to the current calling exists in a terminal-disallowing-calling list, determining from the at least one target application at least one application disallowed to be called according to the first calling rule, where the terminal-disallowing-calling list includes at least one calling rule for controlling disallowance of calling, and the at least one application disallowed to be called is all or some of the at least one target application; and disallowing starting in background the application disallowed to be called.. ... Xiaomi Inc

10/05/17 / #20170286039

Method, apparatrus and computer-readable medium for displaying image data

A method, apparatus and computer-readable medium for displaying image data are provided, which pertains to the field of computer technology. The method comprises: determining current spatial position information and attitude information of the terminal and establishing a data connection between the terminal and a wearable device when detecting that an image-capturing component of a terminal is turned on; and sending image data captured by the image-capturing component to the wearable device for displaying the image data synchronously when the current spatial position information and attitude information of the terminal meet a preset condition that is disadvantageous for viewing a screen of the terminal.. ... Xiaomi Inc

10/05/17 / #20170285650

Methods and devices for controlling self-balancing vehicle to park

A method for controlling a self-balancing vehicle to park is disclosed. The method is performed by the self-balancing vehicle and includes: sending a message of requesting for parking assistance to a surveillance camera device for controlling the self-balancing vehicle to park; receiving a first response message returned from the surveillance camera device according to the message of requesting for parking assistance, the first response message including parking instruction information for controlling the self-balancing vehicle to travel from a current location of the self-balancing vehicle to a target location; and controlling the self-balancing vehicle to travel from the current location to the target location and to park according to the parking instruction information.. ... Xiaomi Inc

10/05/17 / #20170284906

Plug-in air quality detector, control method and control device

A plug-in air quality detector, a control method, and a control circuit are provided in the field of air quality detection. The plug-in air quality detector comprises a casing, a sensor component, a control circuit and a connector component. ... Xiaomi Inc

10/05/17 / #20170282913

Method, device and computer-readable storage medium for parking a self-balancing vehicle

A method, device and computer-readable storage medium are provided for parking a self-balancing vehicle. The method includes: determining whether there is a target parking spot for parking a self-balancing vehicle when the self-balancing vehicle needs to be parked; controlling, when there is a target parking spot for parking the self-balancing vehicle, the self-balancing vehicle to park at the target parking spot.. ... Xiaomi Inc

09/28/17 / #20170279898

Method for accessing virtual desktop and mobile terminal

The present disclosure provides a method for accessing a virtual desktop and a mobile terminal. The method for accessing the virtual desktop includes: obtaining preset address information by a mobile terminal, in which the address information includes a communication address of a virtual desktop client; and establishing a connection between the virtual desktop client and the mobile terminal according to the communication address of the virtual desktop client, and receiving virtual desktop information sent by the virtual desktop client.. ... Xiaomi Inc

09/28/17 / #20170279184

Wifi & gps antenna

A wifi & gps antenna applied to a mobile terminal with a metallic body. The metallic body includes a metallic body part and a receiving zone located above the metallic body part. ... Xiaomi Inc

09/28/17 / #20170277159

Remote control device

A remote control device includes: a housing; a central processor arranged in the housing and configured to control operations of the remote control device; a thermoelectric generator arranged in the housing and coupled to the central processor; a button module arranged in the housing and coupled to the central processor and the thermoelectric generator; and a communication module coupled to the central processor and the thermoelectric generator, wherein: the thermoelectric generator includes an electricity generator having two metal sheets made of different materials, the two metal sheets being connected to each other at two connection points and forming a closed loop circuit via the two connection points, and the electricity generator is configured to generate a thermoelectromotive force based on a temperature difference between the two connection points, and power the central processor, the button module, and the communication module using the thermoelectromotive force.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

09/21/17 / #20170272784

Live video broadcasting method and device

Methods and devices are disclosed for performing and controlling, in a hand-free manner, interactive live video broadcasting from a mobile terminal. The mobile terminal may synthesize video information from image information taken by a separate image acquisition element installed on, e.g., smart glasses and audio information taken by a separate audio acquisition element. ... Xiaomi Inc

09/21/17 / #20170272557

Antenna and mobile terminal including the same

An antenna and a mobile terminal are provided. The antenna may include a radiation unit and at least one parasitic unit. ... Xiaomi Inc

09/21/17 / #20170272425

Method and device for accessing smart camera

The present disclosure relates to a method and a device for accessing a smart camera. The method includes detecting access media for accessing the smart camera. ... Xiaomi Inc

09/21/17 / #20170271749

Diversity antenna and mobile terminal

A diversity antenna applied in a mobile terminal and a mobile terminal are provided. The mobile terminal includes a metal housing and the metal housing includes a housing body and a receiving region located over the housing body, and the receiving region is a frame structure in which a side is provided with a slit. ... Xiaomi Inc

09/21/17 / #20170270894

Display screen assembly, terminal, and method for controlling display screen

A display screen assembly includes: a gate driving circuit connected to n rows of gate lines, a display screen configured to include n pixel rows sequentially arranged, and a driving integrated circuit (ic) connected to the gate driving circuit via at least two signal lines. Each pixel row corresponds to a gate line of the n rows of gate lines. ... Xiaomi Inc

09/21/17 / #20170270029

Data processing method, data processing device, terminal and smart device

A method for processing data, includes: acquiring data packets having respective serial numbers and transmitted between a first microcontroller unit (mcu) and a second mcu of a smart device, the second mcu being provided in a wireless fidelity (wi-fi) module of the smart device; and processing and displaying the acquired data packets based on the respective serial numbers so as to debug the second mcu.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

09/21/17 / #20170267404

Soft core bottle

A soft core bottle includes a bottle housing and a liner. The liner includes a first bottle opening and a first bottle body. ... Xiaomi Inc

09/14/17 / #20170265141

Method and apparatus of temperature control

A temperature control method is provided. The method may include determining a present state of a user interface of a terminal when a present temperature of the terminal reaches a predetermined temperature threshold, and performing a corresponding temperature control strategy on the terminal according to the present state of the user interface. ... Xiaomi Inc

09/14/17 / #20170264004

Terminal back cover and mobile terminal

A back cover includes: a back cover body, an antenna structure, a first hand-held part, and a second hand-held part arranged apart from the first hand-held part. The antenna structure includes a first part whose first side is separated from one end of the back cover body by a first slit, a second part separated from a second side of the first part by a second slit, and a third part for connecting the first and second parts. ... Xiaomi Inc

09/07/17 / #20170254415

Oscillation amplitude control component, home electrical equipment and oscillation amplitude control method and device

Described are an oscillation amplitude control component, home electrical equipment and an oscillation amplitude control method and device. The component includes: a v-shaped grooved gear, a pressure pump, a roller with a pre-formed groove and a transmission belt; the v-shaped grooved gear includes a central shaft and two frustoconical members mounted on the central shaft; lateral surfaces of two frustoconical members and the central shaft enclose a v-shaped groove; a gear is arranged on a circumference of a frustoconical member, and joined with an oscillating switch selectively; the transmission belt is configured to surround the v-shaped groove and the pre-formed groove; two frustoconical members regulate a surrounding radius of the transmission belt surrounding the v-shaped groove under control of pressure generated by the pressure pump; and the roller is fixed in an oscillating plate, and controls an oscillation amplitude of the home electrical equipment through the oscillating plate.. ... Xiaomi Inc

08/31/17 / #20170251131

Camera assembly and electronic device

A camera assembly and an electronic device are provided. The camera assembly includes a housing having a first sliding groove; a camera component provided inside the housing and slidable along the first sliding groove, wherein the camera component is configured to switch between a first state and a second state by the guide of the push-push component when receiving a press operation; and a press-type push-push component provided inside the housing, wherein both ends of the push-push component are connected to the housing and the camera component, respectively.. ... Xiaomi Inc

08/31/17 / #20170251090

Method and device for presenting information

The present disclosure relates to a method and a device for presenting information, belonging to the field of computer technology. The method includes: obtaining service information related to a service if a service-type call log exists in call logs of a computing device; and inserting the service information into the service-type call log and displaying the service information.. ... Xiaomi Inc

08/31/17 / #20170250561

System and method for wireless charging

Systems and methods are provided for wireless charging. The system includes an intelligent management device and a wireless charging transmitter. ... Xiaomi Inc

08/31/17 / #20170249826

Method, apparatus, and storage medium for alerting cooking state of electric cooker

Disclosed are a method, apparatus, and storage medium for alerting a cooking state of an electric cooker. The method includes: detecting a current cooking state of an electric cooker; generating cooking state alert information when a preset cooking state is detected; and sending the cooking state alert information to a target terminal for alerting a user to the current cooking state of the electric cooker.. ... Xiaomi Inc

08/31/17 / #20170249513

Picture acquiring method, apparatus, and storage medium

A picture acquiring method, apparatus, and storage medium are provided. One specific embodiment of the method includes: detecting a target acquiring request made to a first terminal, the target acquiring request requesting acquisition of a target picture; detecting the target picture in a target photo album corresponding to a second terminal other than the first terminal, in response to detection of the target acquiring request; controlling the first terminal to output acquisition response information in response to detection of the target picture, the acquisition response information indicating that the target picture exists in the second terminal.. ... Xiaomi Inc

08/31/17 / #20170249497

Method and device for verifying fingerprint

Methods and devices are provided for verifying a fingerprint in the field of computer technology. The method includes: n pressing operations successively performed by a finger of a user within an area for acquiring the fingerprint are acquired; a sequence of fingerprints to be verified is generated according to fingerprints and pressing intensities of the n pressing operations; the sequence of fingerprints to be verified is compared with a reference sequence of fingerprints; and when the sequence of fingerprints to be verified is the same as the reference sequence of fingerprints, it is determined that the fingerprint of the user is successfully verified.. ... Xiaomi Inc

08/31/17 / #20170249495

Methods, devices, and computer-readable mediums for verifying a fingerprint

A method, a device, and computer-readable medium are provided for verifying an identity of a user, which pertains to computer technology. In some aspects, the method includes generating a dynamic fingerprint while the user moves a finger along a trajectory of movement in a fingerprint collection area of a fingerprint reader, and comparing the dynamic fingerprint with a referential fingerprint. ... Xiaomi Inc

08/24/17 / #20170244891

Method for automatically capturing photograph, electronic device and medium

A method for automatically capturing a photograph, an electronic device and medium are provided. The method includes: determining a facial feature in the photograph on a current display interface; calculating a facial appearance value corresponding to the facial feature, if it is determined to trigger an appearance value calculation; determining whether the facial appearance value is greater than a preset threshold corresponding to the facial feature; acquiring and storing the photograph on the display interface, if the facial appearance value is greater than the preset threshold.. ... Xiaomi Inc

08/24/17 / #20170243475

Methods and devices for binding a remote control

The present disclosure relates to methods, apparatus, and devices for binding a remote control to a remotely controllable device. In one implementation, a method is disclosed, including: acquiring, by the remote control, a binding operation instruction; sending, by the remote control, a binding request containing identification information of the remote control to a remotely controllable device with which the remote control is to be bound such that the remotely controllable device generates a binding response message in response to the binding request, wherein the binding response message comprises authentication information for binding the remote control; receiving, by the remote control, the binding response message from the remotely controllable device; and performing, by the remote control, binding with the remotely controllable device based on the binding response message, such that the remotely controllable device becomes bound to the remote control and the remote control becomes capable of controlling the bound remotely controllable device.. ... Xiaomi Inc

08/24/17 / #20170243338

Method and apparatus for identifying image type

A method is provided for identifying an image type. The method includes acquiring a histogram of a channel in a preset color space of an image to be identified, calculating a ratio between a quantity of pixels of a gray-scale value and a quantity of pixels of an adjacent gray-scale value in the channel according to the histogram, and determining a type of the image according to the ratio.. ... Xiaomi Inc

08/17/17 / #20170235994

Method and apparatus for detecting pressure

The present disclosure relates to a method and an apparatus for detecting pressure. The method includes: acquiring, via a fingerprint recognition sensor, a plurality of successive fingerprint images; recognizing sweat pores in the plurality of successive fingerprint images; determining a feature of the recognized sweat pores in the plurality of successive fingerprint images; and determining a changing trend of pressure applied on the fingerprint recognition sensor over time based on a changing trend of the feature of the recognized sweat pores across the plurality of successive fingerprint images.. ... Xiaomi Inc

08/10/17 / #20170227935

Methods and devices for mode switching

A method for a household electrical appliance to perform mode switching includes detecting whether a user is in a sleeping state, switching a current operation mode to a silent mode if the user is in the sleeping state, and operating in the silent mode.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

08/03/17 / #20170223532

Method and apparatus for accessing wireless local area network

A method and an apparatus are provided for accessing a wireless lan. The method includes: accessing a first wireless lan generated by a routing device when a smart device is in a station mode, in which the access permission of the first wireless lan is restricted such that accessing other addresses except for that of a target server for the first wireless lan is forbidden; receiving an encryption protocol packet including verification information sent by the routing device when it is determined that the smart device is a trusted device by the routing device; receiving by the smart device a decrypting information sent by the target server, and performing a decryption on the encryption protocol packet according to the decrypting information to obtain verification information, and accessing a second wireless lan according to the verification information, in which the second wireless lan has an unlimited access permission.. ... Xiaomi Inc

08/03/17 / #20170223494

Method, device and medium for acquiring location information

A method, device and medium for acquiring location information are provided. The method includes: acquiring a remaining power amount of a mobile terminal; acquiring location information of the mobile terminal when the remaining power amount of the mobile terminal is less than a preset threshold; and transmitting the location information to a target receiving terminal.. ... Xiaomi Inc

08/03/17 / #20170223493

Method, apparatus, and storage medium for acquiring terminal information

A method, apparatus and storage medium for acquiring terminal information are provided. The method includes: detecting a state of a first terminal; and communicating with a server via a virtual identity module to enable the server to acquire information from the first terminal in response to the detected state indicating that the first terminal is lost.. ... Xiaomi Inc

08/03/17 / #20170222305

Antenna assembly and electronic device

The present disclosure relates to an antenna assembly and an electronic device in the field of antennas. The antenna assembly includes: a first antenna, a second antenna and a metal frame. ... Xiaomi Inc

08/03/17 / #20170222304

Antenna for use in mobile terminal

An antenna for use in a mobile terminal includes a first radiation unit including a feed portion for inputting energy, the feed portion being provided at one end of the first radiation unit, and at least one coupling branch. The first radiation unit and the at least one coupling branch form a coupled feeding structure between each other. ... Xiaomi Inc

08/03/17 / #20170220847

Method and device for fingerprint recognition

The present disclosure relates to a method and device for fingerprint recognition. The method includes: acquiring one or more recognition records indicating one or more fingerprint templates, among at least two pre-stored fingerprint templates, that have matched one or more input fingerprints during previous fingerprint recognition processes; re-ranking the at least two pre-stored fingerprint templates according to the one or more recognition records; and comparing, when receiving a new input fingerprint, the new input fingerprint with the at least two pre-stored fingerprint templates in an order according to rankings of the at least two pre-stored fingerprint templates that have been re-ranked until one of the at least two fingerprint templates matches the new input fingerprint or until all of the at least two fingerprint templates have been compared with the new input fingerprint.. ... Xiaomi Inc

08/03/17 / #20170220846

Fingerprint template input method, device and medium

A fingerprint template input method, device, and medium are provided. The fingerprint template input method includes: an ith fingerprint image captured by a fingerprint identification sensor are acquired, i being a positive integer; a candidate fingerprint template is obtained according to all of the acquired i fingerprint images; it is detected whether the candidate fingerprint template meets a preset condition; and if the candidate fingerprint template meets the preset condition, the candidate fingerprint template is input as a fingerprint template of the user's fingerprint.. ... Xiaomi Inc

08/03/17 / #20170220401

Method, device, and computer-readable storage medium for calling a process

The present disclosure relates to a method and device for calling a process. The method includes: setting a call frequency for a process to be called by a designated application, based on a usage state of the designated application; and calling the process at the set call frequency.. ... Xiaomi Inc

07/20/17 / #20170206001

Method and apparatus for gesture identification

A gesture identification method is provided for use in a terminal. The terminal includes a touch screen, at least one proximity sensor being distributed in the touch screen and having a transmitter and a receiver. ... Xiaomi Inc

07/20/17 / #20170205962

Method and apparatus for recognizing gesture

A method for recognizing a gesture includes: when light going into an ambient-light sensor is obstructed and no touch operation on the touch screen is detected, detecting whether the ambient-light sensor satisfies a preset change condition, the preset change condition including that the light going into the ambient-light sensor is changed from a non-obstructed state, in which the light is not obstructed from going into the ambient-light sensor, to an obstructed state, in which the light is obstructed from going into the ambient-light sensor, and then changed from the obstructed state to the non-obstructed state; when the ambient-light sensor satisfies the preset change condition, determining a position of the ambient-light sensor; and recognizing an operation gesture of a user according to the position of the ambient-light sensor.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

07/13/17 / #20170201479

Group message display method, device and medium

A group message display method, device and medium are provided. The group message display method includes: a second group message responsive to a first group message in a first message display area is received; a second message display area is created; and the first group message and the second group message are displayed in the second message display area.. ... Xiaomi Inc

07/13/17 / #20170201477

Method, device and medium for sending message

A method, a device and a medium for sending message are provided. The method includes: determining whether opposite terminal communication information of an opposite terminal user is acquired; generating a first friend-adding prompt according to the opposite terminal communication information if the opposite terminal communication information is acquired; sending local terminal communication information to the opposite terminal to enable the opposite terminal to generate a second friend-adding prompt according to the local terminal communication information, the second friend-adding prompt being used to prompt the opposite terminal user to add the local terminal user as a friend.. ... Xiaomi Inc

07/06/17 / #20170195321

Method, device and computer-readable medium for enabling virtual subscriber identity module card

Method, device and computer-readable medium for enabling a virtual subscriber identity module (sim) card are provided in the disclosure, which belongs to a technical field of communication. The method includes: receiving an initiation instruction for initiating the virtual sim card; detecting a current talk mode of a communication device based on the initiation instruction, the current talk mode includes a single-card mode; and installing a target talk mode corresponding to the current talk mode according to the current talk mode, the target talk mode includes a dual-card mode. ... Xiaomi Inc

07/06/17 / #20170193493

Methods and apparatuses for mailing items

A method and an apparatus are provided for mailing items in the field of network technology. The method includes: generating an access request by a mobile terminal after scanning a mailing label; sending the access request of accessing a mailing page to a server; displaying the mailing page; acquiring mailing information inputted on the mailing page, and sending the mailing information to a server.. ... Xiaomi Inc

07/06/17 / #20170193399

Method and device for conducting classification model training

A method for conducting classification model training includes: acquiring sample feature vectors of a plurality of users according to at least one feature set for each of the users, wherein the at least one feature set for a user is determined based on at least one sample message of the user; determining gender identifiers of the users according to the sample feature vectors; and conducting training based on the sample feature vectors and the gender identifiers corresponding to the sample feature vectors to construct a gender classification model.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

07/06/17 / #20170192636

Method, apparatus and medium for switching application interfaces

A method for switching application interfaces includes: receiving an interface switching request for a target application, the interface switching request being used to request the target application to be switched from a current display interface to a target display interface; acquiring first interface data for generating the target display interface in response to the interface switching request; generating a lite interface and switching from the current display interface to the lite interface through a preset transition animation during acquisition of the first interface data; generating the target display interface based on the first interface data when the first interface data is acquired completely; and substituting the target display interface for the lite interface.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

06/29/17 / #20170188397

Method and device for wireless connection establishment

A method includes: monitoring a plurality of wireless working frequency bands supported by a smart terminal; when a peer to peer (p2p) data packet is received at any of the wireless working frequency bands, analyzing the p2p data packet and obtaining device information of a smart device; and establishing a wireless connection with the smart device at the wireless working frequency band according to the device information.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

06/29/17 / #20170188211

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. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/29/17 / #20170188190

Method and device for determining service area

A method for determining a service area corresponding to a provider communication account includes determining candidate communication accounts that have communicated with the provider communication account within a historical time period of a preset time length, acquiring geographical positions corresponding to the candidate communication accounts, and determining a service area corresponding to the provider communication account according to the geographical positions.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

06/29/17 / #20170187847

Method and apparatus for setting waiting time duration

A method for setting a waiting time duration includes: controlling a target component to send preset data to a processor a plurality of times, and controlling the processor to receive the preset data sent by the target component each time based on a different waiting time duration; determining, from the different waiting time durations, a maximum waiting time duration and a minimum waiting time duration that are used by the processor for correctly receiving the preset data; and determining and storing a to-be-used waiting time duration according to the maximum waiting time duration and the minimum waiting time duration.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

06/29/17 / #20170187829

Application management method and device

The present disclosure relates to an application management method and device, and belongs to the technical field of computers. The method includes: receiving a first message of a first application, and displaying a first notice corresponding to the first message; interrupting network communication of the first application if a reading instruction for any message of the first application is not received within a first preset duration after the first message is received; and recovering network communication of the first application when a preset interruption cancellation triggering event is detected. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/29/17 / #20170187824

Method, device, and computer-readable medium for acquiring user information

A method for acquiring user information includes obtaining headshot information of a target user. The method also includes acquiring user information of the target user based on the headshot information of the target user and a predefined set of acquisition policies. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/29/17 / #20170187178

Method and system for protecting electronic device

The present disclosure provides a method and a system for protecting an electrical device. The method includes: acquiring coordinate data of the electronic device; determining whether the coordinate data exceeds a data range corresponding to a preset state of the electronic device; and disabling the electronic device when the coordinate data exceeds the data range corresponding to the preset state.. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/29/17 / #20170187112

Antenna component and electronic device

An antenna and an electronic device are disclosed, which relates to an antenna. The antenna component includes an antenna body, two feed circuits, and at least one ground circuit. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/29/17 / #20170186440

Method, device and storage medium for playing audio

The present disclosure relates to a method, a device and storage medium for selecting a media device to play an audio file based on determined attributes of media devices. The selection process includes acquiring a first audio decoding parameter of a third party terminal externally connected to a split-type host, and a second audio decoding parameter of the split-type host. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/29/17 / #20170185988

Mpayment method and apparatus

A payment method and apparatus are provided. The method includes: first biological characteristic information acquired is received; a payment manner is determined according to binding relationships between biological characteristic information and payment manners, and the payment manner matches with the first biological characteristic information; and a payment is performed by the payment manner.. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/29/17 / #20170185820

Method, device and medium for fingerprint identification

A method, device and medium for fingerprint identification are provided. The method for fingerprint identification includes that: it is detected whether the number of damaged pixel units in a fingerprint identification sensor reaches a preset threshold value, and the damaged pixel units are physically damaged pixel units in the fingerprint identification sensor; and if the number of the damaged pixel units reaches the preset threshold value, identifying a fingerprint image acquired by the fingerprint identification sensor is stopped.. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/29/17 / #20170185788

Method and apparatus for managing application

The present disclosure provides a method and an apparatus for managing an application. Whether an application is allowed to run in the background of a terminal device is determined based on a configuration file. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/29/17 / #20170185757

Methods and apparatuses for controlling smart device

Methods and apparatuses are provided for controlling a smart device in the field of human-computer interaction. The method includes: displaying an interface for controlling a system; acquiring an interface for controlling a smart device upon detection of an instruction for controlling the smart device inputted from a user based on the interface for controlling the system, the instruction for controlling the smart device carrying an identifier of the smart device, and the instruction for controlling the smart device being configured to trigger the acquiring of the interface for controlling the smart device; and displaying the interface for controlling the smart device.. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/29/17 / #20170185579

Method and device for language setting

A method and a device for language setting are provided. The method includes: obtaining current geographic location information of an electronic device; extracting at least one language which is associated with the geographical location information from a predefined language list; and inserting the at least one language into a specified position in the predefined language list.. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/29/17 / #20170185366

Method and device for inputting information

The present disclosure relates to a method and device for inputting information. The method includes: establishing a network connection with a relay device; obtaining input information from the relay device, wherein the input information is received at an auxiliary input terminal and is sent from the auxiliary input terminal to the relay device; and displaying the input information at an input position on a main input terminal.. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/29/17 / #20170185264

Touch button module, methods, and apparatuses for displaying a button icon

Touch button module, methods, and apparatuses are provided for displaying a button icon in the display technology field. The touch button module includes a sensing layer, a luminous layer, and an integrated circuit (ic) layer, which are wholly integrated. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/29/17 / #20170185257

Interface display method, apparatus, and storage medium

An interface display method, apparatus, and storage medium are provided. The interface display method includes: receiving a first sliding signal acting on a user interface; translating and displaying an interface content in the user interface according to the first sliding signal; and when the interface content is translated to a scrolling area at an edge of the user interface, displaying the interface content in the scrolling area in a scrolling manner, the scrolling manner being a display manner in which the interface content is projected on a plane of the scrolling area when the interface content scrolls and retracts along a scrolling path in a three dimensional space.. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/29/17 / #20170185053

Smart watch

A smart watch is provided. The smart watch includes: a dial having two ends; a first watchband; a second watchband, the first watchband and the second watchband being connected to the two ends of the dial, respectively; an rf (radio frequency) transceiver circuit built in the dial; a feeder arranged on a surface of the first watchband or arranged inside the first watchband; and a conductive connecting member connected to an end of the first watchband and having a non-closed structure, wherein the conductive connecting member is operable as an antenna to connect with the rf transceiver circuit via the feeder and as a first watchband connector to connect the first watchband and the second watchband.. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/22/17 / #20170181060

Methods and devices for connecting to network

Methods and devices are provided for connecting a network. The method may include: receiving device information sent by a smart device, in which the device information is broadcasted by the smart device when the smart device is not connected to the network; generating a network access request carrying the device information; based on a bound user account, sending the network access request to a terminal device on which the bound user account is logged in; receiving a processing result returned by the terminal device with regard to the network access request; and when the processing result indicates that the network is allowed to be accessed, sending connection information of the routing device to the smart device, such that the smart device connects to the network according to the connection information.. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/22/17 / #20170180968

Method, apparatus and computer-readable medium for cellular data monitoring

Method, apparatus and computer-readable medium for cellular data monitoring are provided. The method may include: receiving a cellular data monitoring command to get a cellular data usage for a background application, wherein the background application is an application program running in background; and outputting a correspondence relationship between an application identifier of the background application and the cellular data usage for the background application.. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/22/17 / #20170180927

Methods and apparatuses for prompting according to location-based information

The present disclosure provides a method and an apparatus for prompting according to location-based information, which belong to the field of communication technology. The method includes: acquiring by a server designated location-based information matching with a designated device identifier in a location-based information database at least storing location-based information reported by a plurality of terminals after receiving a location-based information acquiring request sent by a designated terminal; sending by the server the designated location-based information to the designated terminal, in which the designated terminal is configured to perform a prompt according to the designated location-based information.. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/22/17 / #20170180531

Method, device and computer-readable medium for controlling a device

A method, device and computer-readable medium for controlling a device are provided. The method includes: receiving an identifier display instruction, the identifier displaying instruction being generated when a lock screen of the control device is touched along a predetermined path; acquiring a device identifier of a corresponding controlled device according to log-in status of a user account on the control device; displaying the acquired device identifier of each controlled device on the lock screen; transmitting a control instruction to a controlled device corresponding to a selected device identifier after the selected device identifier is determined.. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/22/17 / #20170180263

Method and apparatus for handling network jitter

A method for handling network jitter is provided. The method includes: receiving a plurality of data packets and recording a receiving time of each data packet; calculating time intervals between all adjacent data packets according to the receiving time of each data packet; identifying a probability distribution of the time intervals according to a plurality of preset intervals; calculating a target size of a buffer according to the probability distribution and an allowable jitter probability; and adjusting the buffer according to the target size of the buffer.. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/22/17 / #20170180148

Method, device and system for intelligent household appliance to access multiple servers

The present disclosure relates to a method, device and system for an intelligent household appliance to access multiple servers and belongs to intelligent device field. The method includes: establishing communication connections with n servers, wherein n is an integer equal to or greater than 2, and the n servers belong to different manufacturers; generating information related to the intelligent household appliance; and sending the information related to the intelligent household appliance to the n servers.. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/22/17 / #20170179591

Antenna assembly and electronic device

An antenna assembly and an electronic device are provided. The antenna assembly includes: an antenna body having a feed point, a first grounding point, a second grounding point, and a third grounding point; a feed circuit connected with the antenna body via the feed point; a first grounding circuit configured to provide at least two low frequency states and connected with the antenna body via the first grounding point; a second grounding circuit connected with the antenna body via the second grounding point; and a third grounding circuit connected with the antenna body via the third grounding point.. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/22/17 / #20170178494

Method, remote controller and electrical applicance for releasing a binding of a remote controller

A method, a remote controller and an electrical appliance for releasing a binding of a remote controller are provided. The method includes: acquiring, by the remote controller, a trigger event for releasing a binding; broadcasting, by the remote controller, a request to release the binding based on the trigger event for releasing the binding; judging, by an electrical appliance, whether a binding relationship between the electrical appliance and the remote controller needs to be released based on the request to release the binding; and releasing the binding relationship between the electrical appliance and the remote controller upon the judgment that the binding relationship between the electrical appliance and the remote controller needs to be released.. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/22/17 / #20170178289

Method, device and computer-readable storage medium for video display

The present disclosure relates to a method, device and computer-readable storage medium for video display. The method includes detecting a first trigger action on a first screen area; determining a trigger position corresponding to the first trigger action; determining a first set of parameters of an observation window based on the trigger position, wherein the observation window is centered on the trigger position; generating a second screen area based on the first set of parameters of the observation window; enlarging the second screen area to a size of the first screen area; and displaying the enlarged second screen area in place of the first screen area.. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/22/17 / #20170177530

Method and apparatus for switching state

A method of switching an apparatus state of a first apparatus having a first universal serial bus (usb) interface connected via a connecting wire with a second usb interface of a second apparatus is provided. The method may include receiving a state switching instruction, setting a level of a configuration channel (cc) in a usb interface circuit corresponding to the first usb interface from a first high level to a first low level via a logic controller of the first apparatus when the state switching instruction instructs the first apparatus to perform a master-to-slave switch, and setting the level of the cc in the usb interface circuit corresponding to the first usb interface from the first low level to the first high level via the logic controller of the first apparatus when the state switching instruction instructs the first apparatus to perform a slave-to-master switch.. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/22/17 / #20170177209

Screen unlocking method and apparatus

A screen unlocking method includes obtaining a sliding path on a screen when a preset operation on the screen is detected. The screen unlocking method also includes determining a similarity between the sliding path and a preset unlocking pattern. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/22/17 / #20170177149

Touch control button, touch control panel, and touch control terminal

A touch control button includes a touch sensing layer, a pressure sensing layer, and a shielding layer. The pressure sensing layer is disposed below the touch sensing layer in a touch control button area of the touch control button. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/22/17 / #20170176653

Display apparatus and electronic device

A display apparatus and an electronic device are provided, which belong to the field of display technology. The display apparatus comprises a light-converging layer configured to refract the light in a first designated direction, wherein the first designated direction is a direction whose angle with a straight ahead direction of the display apparatus is less than a designated angle, and the straight ahead direction is a direction perpendicular to a plane where the light-converging layer is located; and a light-emitting layer positioned below the light-converging layer and configured to emit light.. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/15/17 / #20170171802

Device binding methods and apparatuses

A server includes a processor and a memory storing instructions executable by the processor. The processor is configured to receive a device identification of a smart device and a user identification of a user owning the smart device from the smart device; determine whether there is a temporary binding relation between the device identification and the user identification according to a preconfigured temporary binding relation, the preconfigured temporary binding relation being configured after the server detects a designated operation on a device transaction page; and when there is a temporary binding relation between the device identification and the user identification, bind the device identification and the user identification.. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/15/17 / #20170171794

Method and apparatus for acquiring routing information

A method for acquiring routing information by a first device is provided. The method includes: enabling a wireless connection function of the first device in an access point mode; establishing a wireless connection with a second device while the first device operates as an access point in the access point mode; receiving routing information sent by the second device via the wireless connection; switching the wireless connection function of the first device from the access point mode to a terminal mode; and sending the routing information to a router while the first device operates as a terminal in the terminal mode.. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/15/17 / #20170171713

Method and apparatus for determining location of target portable device

A method for determining a location of a target portable device is performed by a server and includes: receiving a location searching request corresponding to the target portable device, the location searching request includes a device identification of the target portable device; acquiring, according to the device identification of the target portable device, location information of the target portable device sent by another device when the another device detects a wireless signal of the target portable device; and sending, according to the location information, a location indicating message regarding the target portable device to a first communication terminal linked to the target portable device.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

06/15/17 / #20170171706

Device displaying method, apparatus, and storage medium

A device displaying method, and apparatus, and a storage medium are provided. The method includes: acquiring a position of a terminal; querying a device group corresponding to the position, the device group being obtained after all smart devices bound with the terminal are grouped; and displaying device information of each smart device in the queried device group.. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/15/17 / #20170171696

Audio/video playing method and apparatus

The present disclosure discloses an audio/video playing method and apparatus. The method includes that: when a first playing device of at least two playing devices plays an audio/video, a position characteristic of a wearable device is acquired; a second playing device of the at least two playing devices is determined according to the position characteristic; and the second playing device is controlled to play the audio/video.. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/15/17 / #20170171633

Method, device and storage medium for arranging applications

A method, a device and storage medium for arranging applications are provided. The method includes: acquiring an arrangement of the applications on a screen of a television; receiving an application arrangement adjusting instruction input by a user; adjusting the arrangement based on the application arrangement adjusting instruction and generating an adjusted arrangement; and sending the adjusted arrangement to the television.. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/15/17 / #20170171613

Method and apparatus for controlling electronic device, and storage medium

The present disclosure relates to a method and apparatus for controlling an electronic device, and a storage medium. A first electronic device to be watched by a user is determined according to a position of the user, playing information of a media file currently played by a second electronic device is determined. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/15/17 / #20170171321

Methods and devices for managing accounts

The present disclosure relates to methods and devices for managing accounts. A method may include receiving, by a processor, a first log-out request for logging out a plurality of target accounts corresponding to at least one target application. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/15/17 / #20170171255

Method and device for establishing a data connection and computer-readable medium

A method and a device for establishing a data connection and computer-readable medium are provided. The method includes receiving a data packet transmitted by a terminal, the data packet carrying an identifier of a target application and transmission data; extracting the identifier of the target application; based on the identifier of the target application and a preset callback function mapping table, determining a target callback function corresponding to the target application, wherein the preset callback function mapping table comprises at least one identifier of at least one application and at least one corresponding callback function, and the target callback function is configured to transmit the transmission data to a data memory address corresponding to the target application; running the target callback function to transmit the transmission data to the target application.. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/15/17 / #20170170526

Protective main board for battery cell, electronic terminal and method for assembling battery cell of electronic terminal

Disclosed are a protective main board for a battery cell, an electronic terminal and a method for assembling a battery cell of an electronic terminal. The protective main board for a battery cell includes a main board body and a conducting component. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/15/17 / #20170169467

Information push method and device

An information push method and device are provided. The method includes: terminal information indicating that a target terminal is replaceable is acquired; a replacement probability of the target terminal is updated according to the terminal information, the updated replacement probability being higher than a pre-update replacement probability; and the replacement probability is sent to the target terminal.. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/15/17 / #20170168574

Method and apparatus for inputting contents based on virtual keyboard, and touch device

Methods and apparatuses are provided for inputting contents based on a virtual keyboard in the field of terminal input. The method includes: detecting a touch operation corresponding to the virtual keyboard; controlling a touch feedback module to send key position feedback information according to a relative position between a touch position of the touch operation and keys of the virtual keyboard; and when the touch operation meets the trigger condition of the target key and a touch pressure of the touch operation is greater than a pressure threshold value, inputting contents corresponding to the target key, and controlling the touch feedback module to send key stroke feedback information.. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/15/17 / #20170168543

Methods and devices for waking up a screen

Methods and devices are provided for waking up a screen in the field of application of electronic technologies. The method may be implemented by a device including a screen and a frame at least partially surrounding the screen. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/15/17 / #20170168467

Method and device for controlling intelligent device, and computer-readable medium

The present disclosure relates to a method and device for controlling an intelligent device in the technological field of intelligent household appliances. The intelligent device is configured to acquire a current time and a current environment state, determine an operational running time for the intelligent device to adjust the current environment state to a first target environment state, wherein the first target environment state is an environment state to be achieved by a target time, and control the intelligent device based on the current time, the running time and the target time.. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/08/17 / #20170164420

Method, apparatus and computer-readable medium for updating connection parameter of low-power bluetooth device

A method is provided for updating a connection parameter of a low-power bluetooth device. The method includes, upon detection of a local switch of remote control modes, transmitting, to a controlled device, a prompt message indicating the local switch, such that a request for updating a connection parameter is generated based on the prompt message and transmitted to a bluetooth remote control device. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/08/17 / #20170163883

Method and apparatus for preventing photograph from being shielded

The present disclosure provides a method and an apparatus for preventing a field of view of an image capturing device from being shielded when capturing an image. Accordingly, an image capturing device may capture an unobstructed image that is free from any object obstructing the field of view of the image capturing device.. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/08/17 / #20170163626

Method and device for network access of a smart terminal device

A method and device for network access of a smart terminal device. The smart terminal device generates a network access request message and broadcasts the network access request message; and then receives a network access response message transmitted by a mobile terminal device, the network access response message including connection information of a router to be accessed, such that the smart terminal device may connect to the router to be accessed based on the connection information.. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/08/17 / #20170163550

Method and device for processing information

The present disclosure relates to a method and device for processing information. The method includes: determining a current network state during instant messaging between the first device and a second device; when it is determined that the current network state is abnormal, caching first voice data received from a user of the first device; and when it is determined that the current network state becomes normal, sending the first voice data to the second device.. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/08/17 / #20170163323

Terminal having communication function

A terminal having a communication function includes: a first multiband antenna; a second multiband antenna; a radio frequency transceiver including a primary carrier wave port and a secondary carrier wave port; and a switching control circuit electrically connected with the primary carrier wave port, the secondary carrier wave port, the first multiband antenna, and the second multiband antenna. The switching control circuit is configured to connect the primary carrier wave port with the first multiband antenna and connect the secondary carrier wave port with the second multiband antenna if signal quality of the first multiband antenna meets a preset quality condition, and connect the primary carrier wave port with the second multiband antenna and connect the secondary carrier wave port with the first multiband antenna if the signal quality of the first multiband antenna does not meet the preset quality condition.. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/08/17 / #20170162982

Card holder

A card holder includes a card locker, a connector, and a card tray. The card locker includes a control button, a card fastener, and a housing having an opening. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/08/17 / #20170162933

Terminal casing and terminal

A terminal casing and a terminal are provided. A bottom frame is divided into a horizontal part and two perpendicular parts by two gaps in the bottom frame of a metal frame; and a first feeder unit and a second feeder unit are arranged in a clearance area, the first feeder unit and the horizontal part of the bottom frame form a first antenna unit, and the second feeder unit and any perpendicular part form a second antenna unit orthogonal to the first antenna unit.. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/08/17 / #20170161856

Terminal-implemented method, server-implemented method and terminal for acquiring certification document

A terminal-implemented method, a server-implemented method and a terminal for acquiring a certification document are provided. The terminal-implemented method includes: determining a target application for providing the certification document according to a user-input identification of a legal source of the certification document; acquiring page contents of the target application, the page contents containing the certification document; and sending document contents including the page contents or the certification document to a certification-document extracting server to enable certification-document extracting server to extract the certification document from the document contents.. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/08/17 / #20170161684

Server-implemented method, terminal-implemented method and device for acquiring business card information

A server-implemented method, a terminal-implemented method and a device for acquiring business card information are provided. The server-implemented method includes: receiving a request for acquiring business card information sent by a terminal of a first user, and the request for acquiring business card information includes facial feature information of a target user; determining identity information of the target user according to the facial feature information of the target user; verifying the request for acquiring business card information sent by the terminal of the first user; sending business card information corresponding to the identity information of the target user to the terminal of the first user if the request for acquiring business card information sent by the terminal of the first user is verified successfully.. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/08/17 / #20170161582

Image processing method, device and medium

An image processing method, device and medium are provided. The method includes: acquiring candidate areas from an image to be processed, each of the candidate areas including a reference target; extracting a predetermined characteristic of each of the candidate areas; calculating an evaluation value of each of the candidate areas according to the predetermined characteristic; and acquiring a snapshot of the image to be processed according to the evaluation values.. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/08/17 / #20170161260

Method and apparatus for determining semantic similarity of character strings

A method and device for determining semantic similarity between two character strings are disclosed. The two character strings are segmented into sequences of words or phrases which represent the correlation between the characters. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/08/17 / #20170160587

Liquid crystal display assembly and electronic device

A liquid crystal display assembly and an electronic device are provided in the field of display technology. The liquid crystal display assembly includes: an upper substrate; a lower substrate disposed parallel to the upper substrate; a liquid crystal layer enclosed between the upper and lower substrates; an upper polarizer attached to a side of the upper substrate not adjacent to the liquid crystal layer; a lower polarizer attached to a side of the lower substrate not adjacent to the liquid crystal layer; at least one supersonic wave sensor; and a control chip. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/01/17 / #20170156166

Method and apparatus for connecting with controlled smart device, and storage medium

A method and an apparatus are provided for connecting with a controlled smart device. The method includes: obtaining wireless communication schemes, each of which allows connecting with the controlled smart device currently; determining a first wireless communication scheme with a highest priority among the wireless communication schemes, according to priorities corresponding respectively to the wireless communication schemes; and sending a connecting request to the controlled smart device, by adopting the first wireless communication scheme with the highest priority.. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/01/17 / #20170156126

Method and device for pushing user information

The disclosure relates to a method, device, and non-transitory computer-readable medium for pushing user information. The method includes obtaining a first identity (id) of a first user equipment (ue) through short distance communication; searching a first database to obtain first user information corresponding to the first id, the first database including user information corresponding to respective ones of a plurality of ue ids; and outputting a push notification including the first user information.. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/01/17 / #20170156106

Method and apparatus for retrieving and displaying network state information

A method and apparatus are provided for retrieving and displaying network state information. The method includes acquiring real-time bandwidth occupation information of bandwidth occupiers associated with a routing device, the bandwidth occupiers having one or more network services on the routing device and at least one electronic device accessing the routing device; generating network state information for the routing device, based on the real-time bandwidth occupation information of the bandwidth occupiers; and sending the network state information for the routing device to a designated device, so that the designated device displays the network state information.. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/01/17 / #20170156038

Device group management system, method and apparatus

A device group management system, method, and apparatus are provided. The method includes: after receiving an adding instruction of adding a target device into a target group, sending a broadcasting instruction to the target device where the broadcasting instruction triggers the target device to broadcast a signal, receiving signal strengths sent by reference devices where at least one of the signal strengths is signal strength of a received broadcasted signal which is acquired by one of the reference devices after it receives the broadcasted signal, and sorting the reference devices based on the signal strengths fed back by the reference devices.. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/01/17 / #20170155958

Method, apparatus and system for playing multimedia data, and storage medium

A method, an apparatus, and a system are provided for playing multimedia data. In the method: a first terminal sends to a server a request for acquiring play record information. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/01/17 / #20170155849

Preview image display method, apparatus and storage medium

Preview images and alternate enlarged facial preview images may be displayed in a camera display screen or viewfinder prior to shooting a picture. When an image captured by a camera during a first time duration includes a human face, a face from an image captured by the camera during a second time duration may be enlarged and displayed as an alternate preview image in the viewfinder. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/01/17 / #20170155829

Methods, apparatuses, and storage mediums for adjusting camera shooting angle

A method, an apparatus, and a storage medium are provided for adjusting camera shooting angle. The method includes: determining a position of a human body in a shooting range of a camera; adjusting a shooting angle of the camera based on the position of the human body, such that an image of the human body is located at the center of a video picture shot by the camera; determining a position of a human face in the video picture shot by the camera; and fine-adjusting the shooting angle of the camera based on the position of the human face, such that an image of the human face is located at the center of the video picture shot by the camera.. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/01/17 / #20170155753

Interface display method and apparatus

An interface display method and apparatus are provided. The method includes: transmitting location information to a server, receiving a dialect from the server where the dialect corresponds to the location information that the server acquires, and displaying a user interface including a dialect operation item according to the dialect where the dialect operation item is an operation item expressed using an expression in the dialect.. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/01/17 / #20170155750

Method and apparatus for bluetooth device management

Methods and apparatuses for bluetooth device management in a technical field of wireless communications are disclosed herein. The method for bluetooth device management comprises establishing a bluetooth connection between a first terminal device and a bluetooth device; receiving, by the first terminal device, control data sent by at least a second terminal device connected to the first terminal device, wherein the control data is used to control the bluetooth device; and sending, by the first terminal device, a bluetooth control message associated with the control data to the bluetooth device.. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/01/17 / #20170155690

Video communication ending method and apparatus, and storage medium

A method, an apparatus, and a storage medium are provided for ending video communication. The method includes: detecting whether a first end button is clicked by a user during the video communication between the electronic device and a counterpart device; sending network failure prompt information to a counterpart device when detecting that the user clicks the first end button; sending a disconnection request to the counterpart device to disconnect video communication with the counterpart device.. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/01/17 / #20170155604

Method and device for processing information

The present disclosure relates to a method and a device for processing information. The method includes: receiving a message entered by a user in an information interface and recognizing a type of the message; based on the type of the message, calling an application to process contents of the message; receiving a processing result generated by the application in processing the contents of the message; and in addition to displaying the message in the information interface, displaying information related to the processing result in the information interface.. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/01/17 / #20170155578

Method, mobile terminal, and apparatus for managing routing device

A method includes: obtaining, by a mobile terminal, first network connection parameters of a routing device connected to the mobile terminal; according to the first network connection parameters, determining, by the mobile terminal, whether the mobile terminal has a management permission for managing the connected routing device; and if the mobile terminal has the management permission for managing the connected routing device, managing, by the mobile terminal, the connected routing device.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

06/01/17 / #20170155523

Method and apparatus for identifying type of electronic device on smart socket, and storage medium

The present disclosure relates to a method and an apparatus for identifying a type of an electronic device on a smart socket. The method includes: obtaining a target power-on state parameter of a target electronic device connected to the smart socket in a power-on state, identifying a target type of the target electronic device based on the target power-on state parameter, and outputting the target type.. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/01/17 / #20170154604

Method and apparatus for adjusting luminance

A method and an apparatus are provided for adjusting luminance. The method includes: in response to receiving a first state instruction instructing a terminal to enter a reading mode, acquiring a preset ambient brightness corresponding to the reading mode, acquiring a device identification of a smart illuminating device in an environment where the terminal is located, and adjusting a luminance of the smart illuminating device corresponding to the device identification, based on the preset ambient brightness.. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/01/17 / #20170154318

Information processing method, apparatus, and storage medium

Disclosed includes a method for processing information. The method is performed by a terminal and comprises: receiving first information inputted on an interface of a calculator application; and generating, based on the first information, second information related to a payment application.. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/01/17 / #20170154221

Video categorization method and apparatus, and storage medium

A video may be categorized into a picture category or a video category. A key frame of the video includes a face and a face feature in the key frame is obtained. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/01/17 / #20170154220

Multimedia presentation method and apparatus

The present disclosure is related to a photo album based music selection method, apparatus and device, and a storage medium. When a certain photo album is viewed on a device, the corresponding music can be automatically selected and played based on a character relationship determined according to the method between the viewer and a person being viewed in a picture of the photo album, which decreases the complexity of operations of the user, and thereby improves the user experience.. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/01/17 / #20170154208

Image classification method and device

The present disclosure relates to an image classification and clustering method and device. Two images containing human faces may be classified into one cluster or different clusters based on a cluster merging threshold adaptively determined according to the combinational face poses in the two images. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/01/17 / #20170154206

Image processing method and apparatus

Method and apparatus are disclosed for organizing photos into albums. Faces in the photos may be recognized and classified as faces of interest or faces of irrelevance. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/01/17 / #20170154199

Liquid crystal display assembly and electronic device

A liquid crystal display assembly and an electronic device are provided. The liquid crystal display assembly includes: a touch screen, an upper substrate in parallel to the touch screen, a lower substrate in parallel to the upper substrate, a liquid crystal layer embedded between the upper and lower substrates, an upper polarizing plate and a lower polarizing plate attached to one side of the upper substrate and one side of the lower substrate which are opposite to the liquid crystal layer, respectively, and at least one fingerprint recognition sensor, at least one optical proximity sensor and a control chip. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/01/17 / #20170154198

Method, device and computer-readable storage medium for fingerprint recognition

A method, device and a computer-readable storage medium for fingerprint recognition are provided. The method for fingerprint recognition may be applied to an electronic device including a liquid crystal display, and the liquid crystal display has fingerprint recognition sensors and optical proximity sensors. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/01/17 / #20170154104

Real-time recommendation of reference documents

The disclosure relates to a method, device, and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium for recommending reference documents in real-time. Aspects of the disclosure provide a method for recommending reference documents. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/01/17 / #20170153938

Method, apparatus and system for automatically repairing device

A method, an apparatus, and a system are provided for automatically repairing a smart device in the field of computer technology. In the method, the apparatus receives a fault detection request transmitted by the smart device, the fault detection request carrying at least one current value of at least one preset parameter item of the smart device. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/01/17 / #20170153813

Touch control method and apparatus for function key, and storage medium

A touch control method and apparatus for a function key, and a storage medium are provided. The touch control method includes: determining a current handheld operation mode of a terminal, the handheld operation mode including at least one of a left hand operation mode, a right hand operation mode and a double hand operation mode; determining an operation area corresponding to the current handheld operation mode, activating a surface touch control function of the operation area and displaying the function key in the operation area; and determining whether a user performs a touch control operation on the function key in the operation area, according to a touch position of the user in the operation area and a position of the function key.. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/01/17 / #20170153793

Method and apparatus for application icon management

Aspects of the disclosure include a method for application icon management. The method includes detecting, by a sensor, position or motion status of a terminal when the terminal is in a lock screen state; determining whether the position or motion status of the terminal in the lock screen state satisfies a preset status criterion; and lighting up a designated application icon on a lock screen interface of the terminal, when the position or motion status satisfies the preset status criterion.. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/01/17 / #20170153773

Display screen unlocking method and apparatus

A method and apparatus are disclosed for automatically switching display screen of an electronic device from a locked-screen interface to an internal interface of an application upon unlocking of the display screen using an unlocking application. The switching to the internal interface of the application may be achieved via either explicit or implicit call via the configuration information of the application associated with the internal interface and the unlocking application.. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/01/17 / #20170153754

Method and device for operating object

A method for operating an object on a mobile terminal includes: receiving an edge touch signal generated by an edge touch sensor of the mobile terminal; selecting a target operation object on a user interface of the mobile terminal according to the edge touch signal, wherein the user interface includes at least one operation object; and performing a preset operation on the target operation object.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

06/01/17 / #20170153607

Alarm setting method and apparatus, and storage medium

Methods and apparatuses are provided for setting alarm times in the field of electronics. The method includes: acquiring a target smart scene of a home device, where the target smart scene indicates a performance of a target operation at a triggering time; acquiring the triggering time from the target smart scene; and setting an alarm time based on the triggering time. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/01/17 / #20170153475

Liquid crystal display component and electronic device

A liquid crystal display (lcd) component and an electronic device are provided. The lcd component may include: an upper substrate; a lower substrate arranged in parallel with the upper substrate; a liquid crystal layer interposed between the upper substrate and the lower substrate; an upper polarizer attached to a surface of the upper substrate which is not adjacent to the liquid crystal layer; and a lower polarizer attached to a surface of the lower substrate which is not adjacent to the liquid crystal layer; a control chip; and at least one optical proximity sensor arranged between the upper polarizer and the lower polarizer, and each optical proximity sensor is electrically connected with the control chip respectively.. ... Xiaomi Inc

06/01/17 / #20170153173

Method and device for calculating consumed lifespan

A method and a device for calculating a consumed lifespan are provided. The method includes: controlling an electric motor of a purifier to rotate at a predetermined speed; acquiring a value of a sampled parameter of the electric motor, the sampled parameter being at least one of a sampled current and a sampled voltage of the electric motor; and determining a consumed lifespan of the purifier according to the acquired value of the sampled parameter, wherein the consumed lifespan is in positive correlation with the acquired value of the sampled parameter.. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/18/17 / #20170142760

Method and apparatus for establishing connection to data service

A method is provided for establishing a connection to a data service. The method is implemented by a mobile terminal. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/18/17 / #20170142538

Smart device grouping system, method and apparatus

The present disclosure discloses a smart device grouping system, method and apparatus, which belong to the field of smart home. The method includes: sending a transmission power value to one or more smart devices; acquiring signal strength information fed back by the smart devices. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/18/17 / #20170142317

Method and device for controlling intelligent equipment

A method for controlling intelligent equipment includes receiving an image acquisition request sent from an intelligent mattress. The image acquisition request contains an identifier (id) of the intelligent mattress and is triggered when a user uses the intelligent mattress. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/18/17 / #20170142230

Smart device control method and apparatus

Methods and apparatuses are provided for controlling smart device in a smart home. In the method, a control device receives a control instruction sent by an instruction sending device and including a set of working mode information, the set of working mode information including at least one working mode information of at least one smart device type. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/18/17 / #20170140718

Liquid crystal display method and device, and storage medium

The present disclosure discloses a liquid crystal display method and device, and a storage medium, and it relates to the field of liquid crystal display. The method include acquiring a grayscale value of each row of a content displayed on a liquid crystal panel, determining whether the pixel grayscale values of a plurality the pixels in the i-th row of the displayed content are lower than a predetermined value, setting a refresh rate of the i-th row of the displayed content to a first refresh rate when the grayscale values of the plurality of pixels in the i-th row are below the predetermined value, determining whether at least one pixel grayscale value of the pixels in the j-th row is not lower than the predetermined value, and setting a refresh rate of the j-th row in the displayed content to a second refresh rate if at least one pixel grayscale value of the pixels in the j-th row is not lower than a predetermined value. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/18/17 / #20170140713

Liquid crystal display method, device, and storage medium

Liquid crystal display methods and devices are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method comprises acquiring a grayscale value of each pixel in a first content displayed on a liquid crystal panel, and adjusting a refresh rate of the liquid crystal panel from a first refresh rate to a second refresh rate if the grayscale value of the each pixel in the first content is lower than a predetermined value, wherein the second refresh rate is lower than the first refresh rate. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/18/17 / #20170140702

Oled panel, terminal, and method for controlling photosensitivity

The present disclosure provides oled panels, terminals, and methods for controlling photosensitivity, and relates to the field of display technology. An oled panel may include an array substrate and an oled layer disposed on the array substrate. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/18/17 / #20170140254

Method and device for adding font

The present disclosure provides a method and a device for adding a font. The method includes: acquiring an image; recognizing text in the image as at least one character, each character being a font file corresponding to a single word or a single symbol; and adding a recognized character to a system font library, the system font library including characters used for displaying text on a user interface.. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/18/17 / #20170140209

Image recognition method and device for game

An image recognition method and device for implementing game play features of a game related to the field of image processing is disclosed. By allowing a communication device controlled by a player participating in the game to capture images and apply the image recognition features on the captured images, game play operations may be applied to other players included in the captured image within a context of the game play of the game.. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/18/17 / #20170140201

Screen module, fingerprint acquisition method, and electronic device

A screen module, a fingerprint acquisition method, and an electronic device are provided. The screen module includes: a fingerprint unit comprising a plurality of fingerprint sensors, which are located in a content display area of the screen module and configured to perform fingerprint acquisition; a processing component connected with the fingerprint unit, the processing component being configured to, after a triggering operation of a user's finger on the content display area is detected, actuate fingerprint sensors in a scanning area corresponding to the triggering operation to acquire fingerprint data of the user in the scanning area; and data transmission lines connected to the plurality of fingerprint sensors, and configured to transmit fingerprint data acquired by the fingerprint sensors in the scanning area to the processing component.. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/18/17 / #20170140197

Oled panel, terminal and method for controlling identification

The present disclosure provides an oled panel, a mobile device and a method for controlling identification, and belongs to the field of display technology. The oled panel includes an array substrate, an oled layer disposed on the array substrate, a fingerprint collecting unit array disposed in the array substrate, or a fingerprint collecting unit array disposed between the array substrate and the oled layer, and a control circuit connected to the fingerprint collecting unit array.. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/18/17 / #20170140048

Information processing method, apparatus, terminal and server

The present disclosure is directed to an information processing method, an information processing apparatus, a terminal and a server. One method of the present disclosure involves receiving one or more data templates from a remote information processing server and storing the data templates in a local database, receiving a data object from a third-party server, and when the data object has been received, determining whether the data object comprises a particular type of data, comparing a determined data type to the one or more data templates in the local database to identify a matching data template, extracting data elements from the data object using the matching data template, and utilizing the extracted data elements to automatically perform a task. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/18/17 / #20170140026

Method and device for mining an information template

Methods and devices for mining an information template are provided. A method may include forming a modeling information set comprising a plurality of modeling information items. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/18/17 / #20170139944

Method, device and computer-readable medium for monitoring a file in system partition

Method, device and computer-readable medium for monitoring a file in a system partition are provided in the disclosure. The method is applied in a mobile terminal, including: initiating a monitoring service for a file in a system partition, generating a listening thread related to the monitoring service to listen for an input event with respect to a target system partition, the input event being a manipulation of a file in the target system partition, and recording the input event into a log file when the input event with respect to the target system partition has been listened in the listening thread. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/18/17 / #20170139588

Method and device for switching keyboard style

A method and a device for switching a keyboard style are provided. The method includes, in a first scene interface, starting a single-hand operation mode. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/18/17 / #20170139574

Method and device for drawing a graphical user interface

A method for drawing a graphical user interface (gui) is disclosed. The method may be implemented by a terminal. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/18/17 / #20170139555

Method and device for displaying a message

A method and a device for displaying a message are provided. The method includes: determining one or more screened messages; receiving a first instruction for triggering a display page to present one or more new messages, and determining one or more to-be-presented messages according to the first instruction; determining a first message of one or more to-be-presented messages as a target message, and deciding whether the target message is a screened message; and sliding the target message out of the display page if it is decided that the target message is a screened message. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/18/17 / #20170139488

Method, apparatus and system for inputting character

A method for inputting a character is provided. The method includes: receiving a first character input by a user; determining a character set associated with the first character, the character set including a second character; obtaining a key identifier corresponding to the second character based on a corresponding relationship between the second character and the key identifier; and causing a key light corresponding to a key identified by the key identifier to emit light with a preset color.. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/18/17 / #20170139250

Lcd panel, terminal device and photo-sensing control method

An lcd panel, a terminal device and a photo-sensing control method are provided. The lcd panel includes: a backlight source, an array substrate disposed on the backlight source; a photosensitive device array disposed on the array substrate; and a control circuit coupled to the photosensitive device array. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/11/17 / #20170135032

Network connecting method and apparatus, and storage medium

A network connecting method and apparatus, and a storage medium are provided. The method includes: determining a home network of a terminal and a network mode supported by the terminal; acquiring a historical network connection record corresponding to the network mode, wherein the historical network connection record includes one or more network identities of networks to which the terminal is connected historically; determining whether the home network exists in the historical network connection record based on the network identities; and connecting to a roaming network when the home network does not exist in the historical network connection record.. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/11/17 / #20170133742

Antenna assembly and electronic device

An antenna assembly and an electronic device are provided. The antenna assembly includes an antenna; a printed circuit board (pcb) electrically connected with the antenna through a feeding point; and a metal housing electrically connected with the antenna through a ground point.. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/11/17 / #20170133060

Method and device of playing multimedia and medium

The present disclosure relates to a method and a device for playing multimedia. The method may comprise: obtaining at least one of audio data and subtitle data of a first preset time length before a pause position of a multimedia; determining a starting position of a complete semantic statement according to at least one of the audio data and the subtitle data; and continuing to play the multimedia according to the starting position when an instruction of continuing to play the multimedia is detected or a condition of continuing to play the multimedia is met.. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/11/17 / #20170132449

Terminal having fingerprint identification function

A terminal having a fingerprint identification function is provided. The terminal includes: a body having an outside surface; a screen disposed on the outside surface; a fingerprint detection component disposed on the outside surface; and a processor disposed inside the body and electrically connected to the screen and the fingerprint identification component; the processor is configured to turn on the fingerprint detection component to obtain fingerprint data detected by the fingerprint detection component when a touch signal on the screen is received and to execute the preset control instruction if the fingerprint data matches pre-stored reference fingerprint data.. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/11/17 / #20170131878

Method, device and storage medium for interchanging icon positions

An icon position interchanging method includes receiving a first sliding signal triggered by a first dragging operation over a first icon and a second sliding signal triggered by a second dragging operation over a second icon, determining a first sliding vector according to the first sliding signal and a second sliding vector according to the second sliding signal, judging whether the first sliding signal and the second sliding signal satisfy a preset condition according to a first length of the first sliding vector and a second length of the second sliding vector, and performing position interchanging on the first icon and the second icon if the first sliding signal and the second sliding signal satisfy the preset condition.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

05/11/17 / #20170131830

Terminal

A terminal is provided. The terminal includes a processor and a touch control button, and the touch control button includes a touch control sensor and a button cover plate. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/04/17 / #20170127467

Method and device for establishing wireless connection

Methods and devices are disclosed for establishing a wireless connection. In one embodiment, a method includes establishing a first wired connection with a router, receiving connection information sent from the router via the first wired connection, wherein the connection information is configured to enable an electronic device to connect wirelessly to the router, and establishing a second wireless connection with the router based on the connection information.. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/04/17 / #20170127459

Method, device, and system for establishing wireless network connection

A mobile terminal for establishing a wireless network connection is disclosed. The mobile terminal may comprise a processor and a memory for storing instructions executable by the processor. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/04/17 / #20170127207

Sound recording method and device

A sound recording method and device are provided in the field of multimedia processing. The method is applied in a mobile terminal including three microphones, including: acquiring three channels of sound signals collected by the three microphones; calculating a central channel signal, a left channel signal, a right channel signal, a rear left channel signal and a rear right channel signal in a multi-channel surround audio system according to the three channels of sound signals; calculating a bass channel signal in the multi-channel surround audio system according to the three channels of sound signals; and combining the above signals to obtain a sound signal of the multi-channel surround audio system.. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/04/17 / #20170126889

Call processing method and device

The present disclosure relates to a call processing method and device. The method includes: obtaining usage information of a terminal device when receiving a call request from a strange call; determining whether the usage information comprises usage information associated with the strange call; and not intercepting the strange call if the usage information comprises the usage information associated with the strange call.. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/04/17 / #20170126888

Method and device for making call

The present disclosure relates to a method and a device for making a call. Aspects of the disclosure provide a method for communication. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/04/17 / #20170126837

Method and device for calling a taxi

The present disclosure relates to methods and devices for calling a taxi. A method may include determining whether a user should call a taxi, based on at least one of schedule data or schedule data. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/04/17 / #20170126826

Method and device for presenting push notifications

A method for presenting push notifications in a terminal device configured with a notification bar may include: determining, when a push notification is received, whether the notification bar contains a target push notification, the target push notification being a previously received message with a message content as same as that of the currently received push notification; updating a push time of the target push notification to the push time of the currently received push notification in response to derterming that the notification bar has contained the target push notification; and presenting the updated push time of the target push notification in the notification bar.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

05/04/17 / #20170126801

Method, apparatus, and storage medium for performing media synchronization

A method for performing media synchronization includes extracting a first media file and a second media file from a mixed media file to be played. The first media file is to be played at a wireless output end and the second media file is to be played at a local output end. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/04/17 / #20170126781

Methods and apparatuses for acquiring image

An image acquiring method includes: detecting whether a screenshot signal is triggered; sending a screenshot request to a server when the screenshot signal is triggered, the screenshot request including a user account and a target smart device identification, so as to enable the server to send the screenshot request to a target smart device based on the user account and the target smart device identification; and receiving a screenshot image from the server, the screenshot image being obtained by using the target smart device to perform a screenshot on an image displayed on the target smart device based on the screenshot request.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

05/04/17 / #20170126773

Method and device for processing information

A method and device for processing information are provided. The method includes: judging whether a screen-sharing request from a peer device is received via a wireless network transmission link; when it is judged that the screen-sharing request from the peer device is received, obtaining an internet protocol (ip) address and a port number of the peer device; generating, according to the ip address and the port number, a uniform resource locator (url) corresponding to media data that is used for playing screen content of the peer device; determining a standard player corresponding to the url; and playing the media data corresponding to the url using the standard player.. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/04/17 / #20170126586

Method and device for equipment control

A network control system for controlling a visitor network and a network access security protocol for allowing client devices from accessing the visitor network is provided. The network control system relies on a combination of information retrieved from the client device requesting access to the visitor network and information retrieved from network components that make up the network control system to implement the network access security protocol in an efficient manner that minimizes the need for a user to input a password to access the visitor network.. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/04/17 / #20170126556

Information transmission method and apparatus, device and storage medium

The present disclosure relates to an information transmission device and apparatus, a device and a storage medium. The method includes receiving a message from a source terminal device, the message including message data and a target terminal device identification; determining whether the target terminal device identification exists in a transmission list, the transmission list including identifications of terminal devices accessing an access point device, and the access point device being an access point device corresponding to the source terminal device; and sending the message data to the target terminal device if the target terminal device identification exists in the transmission list.. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/04/17 / #20170126423

Method, apparatus and system for setting operating mode of device

Aspects of the disclosure provide a method that includes: detecting an operating mode of a first device; and causing a second device associated with the first device to set an operating mode of the second device to a target operating mode, where the target operating mode matches the detected operating mode of the first device. Aspects of the disclosure also provide an apparatus that includes a processor configured to detect an operating mode of a first device, and to cause a second device associated with the first device to set an operating mode of the second device to a target operating mode, where the target operating mode matches the detected operating mode of the first device.. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/04/17 / #20170126420

Method for controlling electronic device

Described is a method for controlling an electronic device and the electronic device thereof. The method includes: receiving a signal from the control device, the signal carrying a control instruction for requesting the electronic device to perform a task; calculating a strength of the signal; determining whether the strength of the signal is higher than a preset strength value; retrieving the control instruction from the signal in response to determining that the strength of the signal is higher than the preset strength value; and performing the task according to the control instruction.. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/04/17 / #20170126192

Method, device, and computer-readable medium for adjusting volume

Methods, devices, and computer-readable media for adjusting volume are provided in the disclosure. A method for adjusting volume may include acquiring, with a device, ambient noise information about ambient noise present during playing of sound. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/04/17 / #20170125060

Video playing method and device

A video playing method and device are provided. According to the method, a playing request is received. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/04/17 / #20170125035

Controlling smart device by voice

A method and device for controlling a smart device are provided. The method includes: receiving voice data returned separately by multiple smart devices; processing the multiple voice data to obtain optimized voice data; and controlling the smart device corresponding to the voice data based on the optimized voice data. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/04/17 / #20170124837

Communication method, apparatus, system and computer-readable medium for wearable device

Communication method, apparatus, system and computer-readable medium for wearable device are provided in the disclosure, which belong to the technical field of application of electronic technology. Aspects of the disclosure provide a method used in a device, such as a wearable device. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/04/17 / #20170124833

Alarming method and device

Described are an alarming method and device, belonging to the technical field of internet. The method includes: acquiring a monitoring video from a photographing device, wherein the photographing device captures the monitoring video by monitoring a region including a sensitive area; judging whether a monitoring target exists in the sensitive area by analyzing the monitoring video; and when the monitoring target exists in the sensitive area, sending alarming information to a terminal device to enable the terminal device to prompt alarm.. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/04/17 / #20170124821

Alarm method and device

An alarm method is disclosed. The method may comprise acquiring a monitoring video, detecting whether the monitoring video contains a moving target, determining whether the moving target is a preset object if it is detected that the monitoring video contains the moving target, and forbidding sending corresponding alarm information to a terminal if the moving target is determined to be the preset object.. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/04/17 / #20170124719

Method, device and computer-readable medium for region recognition

A method for a device to perform region recognition is provided. The method includes: acquiring a recognition model, the recognition model being generated based on a plurality of sample images and a classification algorithm, wherein the sample images includes predefined positive sample images and negative sample images, each of the positive sample images contains at least one numeral character, and each of the negative sample images contains no numeral character or a partial numeral character; identifying at least one numeral region in an image using the recognition model; and performing segmentation on the numeral region to obtain at least one single-numeral region.. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/04/17 / #20170124718

Method, device, and computer-readable storage medium for area extraction

A method for area extraction includes obtaining an area position of a first information area in a document image, determining a second information area according to the area position of the first information area, and segmenting the second information area to obtain at least one character zone.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

05/04/17 / #20170124419

Method, apparatus, and computer-readable storage medium for area identification

A method for area identification includes identifying a plurality of candidate predefined edges in a document image of a document. The candidate predefined edges are edges in a predefined direction of the document. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/04/17 / #20170124414

Method and device for character area identification

A method and a device for area identification are provided in the disclosure. The method includes: binarizing a text area including a row of characters; calculating a histogram in a vertical direction of the binarized text area, wherein the histogram includes abscissas of pixels in each column and corresponding accumulated values of foreground color pixels of the pixels in each column; and identifying a character area of each of one or more characters in the text area according to distribution information of the accumulated values.. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/04/17 / #20170124412

Method, apparatus, and computer-readable medium for area recognition

A method for area recognition is disclosed. The method includes: recognizing an edge in an identification (id) document image, the edge being in a predefined direction of the id document; recognizing at least one information area in the id document image based on the recognized edge; and cutting the information area to obtain at least one character area.. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/04/17 / #20170124386

Method, device and computer-readable medium for region recognition

A method for a device to perform region recognition is provided. The method includes: obtaining a position of a face region in an identification image; determining at least one information region based on the position of the face region; and segmenting the information region to obtain at least one character region.. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/04/17 / #20170124379

Fingerprint recognition method and apparatus

A method for fingerprint recognition utilizes an auto encode decode network to perform feature extraction on a first fingerprint image acquired by a fingerprint sensor and a second fingerprint image retrieved from a database. First and second fingerprint features corresponding to the first and second fingerprint images are thus obtained. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/04/17 / #20170123781

Method, device and system for application updating

A method, device and system for application (app) updating are provided. The method includes acquiring an app list to be updated, downloading an installation file of an app to be updated according to the app list to be updated, and controlling a target terminal to install the installation file.. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/04/17 / #20170123767

Generating communication firmware and a program plug-in based on product information and a program template

The present disclosure relates to a method, apparatus, and non-transitory computer readable medium for generating communication firmware and a program plug-in based on product information and a program template. Aspects of the disclosure provide a method that includes receiving first information related to a product; selecting, from a program template library, a target program template based on the first information; and generating communication firmware and a program plug-in based on the first information and the target program template. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/04/17 / #20170123644

Interface display method and device

The present disclosure provides an interface display method and device. Aspects of the disclosure provide a method for providing a control interface in a terminal device. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/04/17 / #20170123625

Method, device, apparatus and computer-readable medium for application switching

Methods, devices, and computer-readable medium are disclosed for application switching between background and foreground on the display interface of a terminal device. In one embodiment, a method includes: maintaining a correspondence relationship between each of one or more opened background applications and each of one or more predetermined touch operations on a rear touch screen of a terminal, detecting a user touch operation on the rear touch screen, switching to background a foreground application on a current display interface of a front display screen of the terminal, and switching to foreground an application selected from the one or more opened background applications based on the correspondence relationship and the detected user touch operation.. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/04/17 / #20170123587

Method and device for preventing accidental touch of terminal with touch screen

Aspects of the disclosure provide a method for preventing an accidental operation of a terminal device due to an accidental touch on a touch screen. The method includes detecting status information of the terminal device, detecting a touch gesture on the touch screen, determining, according to a pre-established relationship between status information of the terminal device and motion status information of touch gestures for touch behaviors, whether the status information of the terminal device and the touch gesture correspond to a same touch behavior, and when the status information of the terminal device and the touch gesture correspond to the same touch behavior, executing an operation associated with to the touch behavior.. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/04/17 / #20170123413

Methods and systems for controlling an unmanned aerial vehicle

A method for controlling an unmanned aerial vehicle (uav) is provided. The uav includes an external system configured to generate information about its surrounding environment and a communication system configured to provide a data link for transmission of the information to a remote controller associated with the uav. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/04/17 / #20170122744

Method and device for intelligently guiding a user to ride elevator/escalator

The present disclosure relates to a method and a device for intelligently guiding a user to ride an elevator/escalator in a building complex such as a shopping mall. Based on a current location and floor level of a user in the building complex and a target floor and location, and a 3d model of the building complex, either an elevator path or escalator path may be automatically and intelligently selected from possible paths.. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/04/17 / #20170122581

Water controller and water controlling method

A water controller and a water controlling method are provided. The water controller includes: a water tank having a first water outlet; a magnetic control assembly; a water trough having a water inlet, the first water outlet being connected with the water inlet via the magnetic control assembly; an electromagnet configured to switch between a power-on state and a power-off state; wherein when the electromagnet is in a power-on state, a path between the first water outlet and the water inlet is in a connected state under control of the control assembly; and when the electromagnet is in a power-off state, the path between the first water outlet and the water inlet is in a blocking state under the control of the control assembly.. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/04/17 / #20170121184

Method and apparatus for controlling water output of water purifier, water purifier, and storage medium

A method for controlling water output of a water purifier is provided. The method includes: determining whether a container is placed in a water collecting region of the water purifier; determining whether there is a content in the container when the container is placed in the water collecting region; acquiring recognition information of the container when there is no content in the container, and determining category information of the container based on the recognition information; determining water output type information corresponding to the container as reference water output type information based on the category information of the container; acquiring content information of the container when there is content in the container, and determining category information of the content based on the content information; and determining water output type information corresponding to the content as reference water output type information based on the category information of the content.. ... Xiaomi Inc

05/04/17 / #20170119191

Method and device for controlling heat preservation for electronic cooker

Provided is a method and device for an electronic cooker to control heat preservation. The method includes: acquiring holding temperature data for a food; predicting serving time point data for the food; acquiring serving temperature data for the food at a time point indicated by the serving time point data; determining time point data of terminating the heat preservation for the food in accordance with the serving time point data, the serving temperature data, and the holding temperature data; and terminating the heat preservation for the food at a time point indicated by the time point data of terminating the heat preservation.. ... Xiaomi Inc

04/27/17 / #20170118298

Method, device, and computer-readable medium for pushing information

Method, device, apparatus and system for handling push information are provided in the disclosure. The method may include: acquiring target information stored locally in a terminal; determining an interest parameter based on the target information; transmitting to the terminal push information corresponding to the interest parameter. ... Xiaomi Inc

04/27/17 / #20170116939

Display method and device and computer-readable medium

A display method, device and a computer-readable medium are provided. The method includes: detecting whether there is any change in a displayed content for the display; in response to detecting that the displayed content for the display does not change, controlling the display to alternately update display data corresponding to a first portion and a second portion of display units in each row when the display unit comprises m rows of pixels; and in response to detecting that the displayed content for the display does not change, controlling the display to alternately update display data corresponding to a third portion and a fourth portion of display units in each column when the display unit comprises n columns of pixels. ... Xiaomi Inc

04/27/17 / #20170116938

Display method, device and computer-readable medium

A display method, device and computer-readable medium are provided. The method includes: detecting whether there is any change in a displayed content for the display; and controlling the display to alternately update display data corresponding to a first portion and a second portion of display units in each row if it is detected that the displayed content does not change, wherein the display unit comprises n rows of pixels, and wherein n is a positive integer. ... Xiaomi Inc

04/27/17 / #20170116909

Display method and device

A display method and display device are provided. The method includes: detecting whether a displayed content in a display screen changes; in response to detecting that the displayed content does not change, controlling the display screen to update alternately display data respectively corresponding to odd pixels and even pixels in each row of display unit. ... Xiaomi Inc

04/27/17 / #20170116908

Display method and device

A display method and a display device are disclosed. The method includes: detecting whether a displayed content in a display screen changes; controlling the display screen to update alternately display data respectively corresponding to a first part and a second part of a display unit in each column of display unit, in response to detecting that the displayed content does not change. ... Xiaomi Inc

04/27/17 / #20170116860

Method, apparatus and storage medium for providing collision alert

A method for providing a collision alert is provided. The method includes: receiving position information of one or more vehicles; determining, based on the position information and road information, that a vehicle is about to encounter another vehicle at a curve; and providing the collision alert to the vehicle indicating a potential collision at the curve.. ... Xiaomi Inc

04/27/17 / #20170116451

Terminal device with function of fingerprint identification

A terminal device for fingerprint identification may include a control component and a screen. The screen may include a screen cover, a display component, a fingerprint detection element, and a plurality of touch signal detection elements. ... Xiaomi Inc

04/20/17 / #20170111989

Shielding case, pcb and terminal device

Described are a shielding case, a printed circuit board (pcb) and a terminal device. The shielding case includes a first shielding case body (1) and a second shielding case body (2) which are interconnected with each other, wherein the second shielding case body (2) at least partially covers an outside of the first shielding case body (1), and a heat storage material (3) is accommodated between the first shielding case body (1) and the second shielding case body (2).. ... Xiaomi Inc

04/20/17 / #20170110092

Method and device for adjusting display brightness

The present disclosure relates to methods and devices for adjusting display brightness. A method may include determining original gray scale values of pixels of a display. ... Xiaomi Inc

04/13/17 / #20170105262

Method and device for controlling illumination levels

Disclosed are method and device for controlling illumination, belonging to the field of display control technology. The method includes acquiring an environmental brightness, determining a illumination parameter of a visual indicator disposed at a mobile device based on the environmental brightness, and controlling the visual indicator to illuminate based on the illumination parameter.. ... Xiaomi Inc

04/13/17 / #20170105237

Methods and apparatuses for network connection

The present disclosure relates to a method and apparatus for network connection. The method includes: receiving a first network information of a network connection device to which a terminal is currently connected; determining whether the first network information matches pre-stored second network information wherein the pre-stored second network information corresponds to at least one network connection device within a preset range of a preset network connection device corresponding to the terminal; and if the first network information matches the second network information; determining whether the first network information matches the second network information; and sending to the terminal a notification information for notifying the terminal that the terminal can be connected to the preset network connection device upon determining that the first network information matches the second network information.. ... Xiaomi Inc

04/13/17 / #20170105117

Method and device for acquiring information of relay router

A method and device for acquiring information of a relay router are provided. The method includes: sending a first broadcasting message to a relay router in a broadcasting monitoring mode; receiving a second broadcasting message from the relay router when the first broadcasting message satisfies a predefined condition, the second broadcasting message containing address information of the relay router; and when the second broadcasting message satisfies the predefined condition, acquiring the address information of the relay router from the second broadcasting message.. ... Xiaomi Inc

04/13/17 / #20170103733

Method and device for adjusting and displaying image

A method and a device for adjusting and displaying an image are provided. The method includes: monitoring the distance between a user in front of a display screen and the display screen; when monitoring that a distance between the user and the display screen is less than a preset threshold, determining an adjusted size of an image on the display screen according to the distance; and displaying the image on the display screen according to the adjusted size.. ... Xiaomi Inc

04/13/17 / #20170103627

Method and device for transmitting an alert message

A method for transmitting an alert message is disclosed. The method may include obtaining physical characteristic data of a target object on a target device, and transmitting a first alert message to a first terminal, if the obtained physical characteristic data of the target object does not match pre-stored physical characteristic data of a target user.. ... Xiaomi Inc

04/13/17 / #20170103624

Vehicle alarming method, device, and storage medium

A vehicle alarming method includes measuring a pressure value of a vehicle through a pressure sensor, detecting whether a paired terminal corresponding to the vehicle is within a preset distance range when the pressure value of the vehicle is reduced to a preset pressure range, and performing alarming when the paired terminal is not detected.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

04/13/17 / #20170103252

Fingerprint recognition using a liquid crystal display including fingerprint recognition sensors

This disclosure relates to a method, apparatus, and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium for fingerprint recognition. Aspects of the disclosure provide a method for fingerprint recognition. ... Xiaomi Inc

04/13/17 / #20170102571

Liquid crystal display assembly and electronic device

A liquid crystal display (lcd) assembly and an electronic device are provided. The lcd assembly includes: a touch screen, an upper substrate disposed parallel to the touch screen, a lower substrate disposed parallel to the upper substrate, a liquid crystal layer enclosed between the upper substrate and the lower substrate, an upper polarizer attached to a side of the upper substrate not adjacent to the liquid crystal layer, and a lower polarizer attached to a side of the lower substrate not adjacent to the liquid crystal layer. ... Xiaomi Inc

04/13/17 / #20170100631

Method and device for determining vlaue of consumed energy

A method for determining an amount of consumed energy includes acquiring deformation information of a mat surface of an elastic mat used by a user during one deformation process, determining an amount of energy consumed by the user during the deformation process according to the deformation information, and recording the amount of energy.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

03/30/17 / #20170094694

Method, device and system for accessing wireless network

A method for accessing a wireless network includes accessing a target router according to first access information, so as to access a part of one or more servers. The method also includes sending device verification information to the part of one or more servers; and receiving second access information, wherein the second access information is sent by the target router when the device verification information passes a verification performed by the part of one or more servers. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/30/17 / #20170094587

Message transmission method, message reception method and apparatus and storage medium

This disclosure relates to a message transmission method, a message reception method and corresponding apparatuses and storage mediums. The message transmission method may be performed by a first bluetooth device and may involve generating, by a processor of the first bluetooth device, a beacon frame message based on an intended interaction purpose with a second bluetooth device, wherein the beacon frame message contains one or more fields indicating the interaction purpose, and broadcasting the beacon frame message using a bluetooth communication interface of the first bluetooth device. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/30/17 / #20170094522

Methods for controlling smart device

A control method implemented by a smart device is provided. The method includes: receiving control data sent by a terminal device. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/30/17 / #20170094465

Communication message processing method, device, and storage medium

A communication message processing method includes acquiring a terminal distance between a terminal and a wearable device, switching the terminal to an auto-reply mode when the terminal distance exceeds a preset distance threshold, and, when a communication application program in the terminal receives a communication message, controlling the communication application program to send an auto-reply message to a sender of the communication message.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

03/30/17 / #20170093761

Method and device for sending electronic service reminders

Methods and devices are disclosed for reminding inactive users of a cloud service about the cloud service. In one embodiment, a method for sending a reminder of a cloud service is disclosed. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/30/17 / #20170093182

Method and device for charging management

A charging management method for use in a mobile terminal, includes: acquiring a target charging current value and an actual charging current value during a charging process, the target charging current value being a desired electric current value set for the charging process; calculating a consumed current value according to the target charging current value and the actual charging current value; and adjusting the target charging current value according to the consumed current value.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

03/30/17 / #20170092213

Method and device for adjusting liquid crystal display

A method for adjusting a liquid crystal display, includes: changing a voltage applied by a source circuit of the liquid crystal display, and measuring transmittance of the liquid crystal display at different values of the applied voltage; determining, according to a corresponding relationship between the applied voltage and the measured transmittance, a critical applied voltage that corresponds to a maximum measured transmittance of the liquid crystal display; and determining an operating voltage of the source circuit according to the critical applied voltage, and adjusting the applied voltage to the operating voltage.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

03/30/17 / #20170092111

Method and device for processing abnormality notification from a smart device

Methods and systems for alerting a wearer of a wearable device of an abnormality are disclosed. The abnormality is detected by a smart device. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/30/17 / #20170092105

Method and device for reminding user

A method and device for reminding a user are provided. The method includes: monitoring a region in which a mobile terminal presents; when a reminding operation of the mobile terminal is activated, determining a target region in which a human body presents; and if the target region doesn't comprise the region in which the mobile terminal presents, sending a reminding notice to a reminding device in the target region for instructing the reminding device to send a reminder corresponding to the reminding operation to the user.. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/30/17 / #20170091714

Methods, devices and systems for managing calendar data

Methods, devices and systems for managing calendar data are provided. The method includes: receiving shared calendar data distributed by a first calendar client terminal, the shared calendar data being obtained by the first calendar client terminal modifying original calendar data displayed on the first calendar client terminal; and pushing the shared calendar data to a second calendar client terminal so that the second calendar client terminal can update second original calendar data with the shared calendar data. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/30/17 / #20170091551

Method and apparatus for controlling electronic device

A method and apparatus for controlling an electronic device are provided. The method for controlling the electronic device includes: acquiring a target image; determining a device to be controlled as a target device by recognizing the target image; displaying a control interface of the target device; and controlling the target device's operation in response to detecting a control operation on the control interface.. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/30/17 / #20170090863

Method, apparatus, and storage medium for controlling audio playing

A control method for controlling audio playing includes obtaining a playing instruction corresponding to a multi-media file, detecting whether a current playing environment meets a preset condition, and controlling playing of audio data in the multi-media file if the current playing environment meets the preset condition. The current playing environment includes at least one of a current audio output channel, the multi-media file, and a current time.. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/30/17 / #20170090732

Method and device for changing display background

A method for changing a display background is disclosed. The method may be implemented by a server. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/30/17 / #20170090684

Method and apparatus for processing information

A method for processing information includes capturing a display interface when detecting a capture operation instruction, performing a content analysis on the captured display interface and determining whether the captured display interface contains content with a preset format, and adding an operation control corresponding to the content into the captured display interface and storing the captured display interface with the added operation control if the captured display interface contains the content.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

03/30/17 / #20170090683

Method for reducing power consumption in electronic devices

Methods and devices are disclosed for delaying screen-on notification broadcasting. In one embodiment, a method for delaying screen-on notification broadcasting in a device comprises: detecting a display screen wakeup event for a display screen of the device, when the display screen wakeup event is detected and a current interface is a lock screen interface, intercepting a screen-on notification information broadcasted by an operating system of the device to applications running on the device, and when switching of the display screen from the lock screen interface into an unlocked interface after unlocking by a user is detected, sending the intercepted notification information to the applications.. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/30/17 / #20170089720

Method of and apparatus for service processing based on navigation information

Methods of and apparatuses for service processing based on navigation information are provided in the present disclosure. A method of service processing includes: obtaining, with a processor, the navigation information; determining, by a processor, a service related to the navigation information; and executing, by a processor, a pre-processing operation related to the service before arriving at a location for utilizing the service.. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/30/17 / #20170089714

Navigation method and device

A navigation method and device are provided. The method includes: receiving start point information and end point information sent by a target device; acquiring a target path navigation video from a start point to an end point based on the start point information and the end point information; and sending the target path navigation video to the target device. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/30/17 / #20170089595

Air purifier and blower device thereof

A blower device for use in an air purifier is disclosed. The blower device includes a first fan and a second fan which have a same air blowing direction and are arranged sequentially in the air blowing direction at an interval. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/30/17 / #20170088134

Control method and control apparatus for a balance car and storage medium

A method for controlling a balance car is provided. The method includes: identifying an obstacle; identifying a type of the obstacle in front of the balance car, the type of the obstacle including an impassable obstacle type; and when the type of the obstacle is the impassable obstacle type, controlling the balance car to decelerate.. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/30/17 / #20170088131

Methods and apparatuses for controlling a personal transportation vehicle

Disclosed includes a method for controlling a personal transportation vehicle, the method being performed by a processor coupled with one or more driving motors of the personal transportation vehicle and with a turning control component and comprising: determining information about a height of an obstacle; determining, based on the information about the height of the obstacle, whether the personal transportation vehicle is capable of running over the obstacle; and after determining that the personal transportation vehicle is not capable of running over the obstacle: transmitting a first signal to the one or more driving motors to reduce a driving force, to cause the personal transportation vehicle to decelerate, and transmitting a second signal to disable the turning control component. As a result, the likelihood that one of the wheels of the vehicle becomes blocked by an obstacle can be reduced, and the safety of the vehicle operation can be improved.. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/23/17 / #20170086041

Short message service reading method and device

A short message service (sms) reading method and device are provided. The sms reading method includes receiving a reading request for reading an sms from a third party application, and when the sms is determined to be an sms including predetermined information, the predetermined information in the sms may be hidden according to a security process for hiding the predetermined information. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/23/17 / #20170086040

Short message service reading method and device

A method and device are provided for reading a sms. In the method, the device receives reading request to read an sms from a third party application. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/23/17 / #20170085781

Method and apparatus for controlling positioning of camera device

A method and an apparatus for controlling a positioning of a camera device. The method includes: controlling a motor connected with the camera device to move in a horizontal direction, determining a horizontal center position according to a movement of the motor between two limit positions in the horizontal direction, and moving the camera device to the horizontal center position; and controlling the motor connected with the camera device to move in a vertical direction, determining a vertical center position according to a movement of the motor between two limit positions in the vertical direction, and moving the camera device to the vertical center position.. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/23/17 / #20170085697

Method and device for extending call function

A method for function extending includes displaying a call interface on a first terminal for a voice call with a second terminal, determining an extension function when detecting an extension operation performed on the call interface, and displaying an application interface corresponding to the extension function on the call interface.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

03/23/17 / #20170085533

Short message service reading method and device

A short message service (sms) reading method and device are disclosed for providing security when authorizing sms reading. After a reading request for reading an sms is received from a third party application, when the sms is an sms including sensitive information, a determination as to whether a reading time in the reading request is within an access prohibition period of the sms may be implemented, and when the reading time is determined to be within the access prohibition period, a response to the reading request may be withheld.. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/23/17 / #20170085499

Method and device for removing a control relationship between a user account and a device

A method may include receiving a removal request from a first user account, the removal request configured to request removal of a control relationship between the first user account and a device. A method may further include determining whether the first user account is an owner account of the device or a share account of the device. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/23/17 / #20170085392

System, method and apparatus for data communication

The present disclosure relates to a system, a method and an apparatus for data communication, which belongs to the field of smart home. The system includes: a server, a zigbee gateway, and at least a zigbee device, wherein the server is configured to receive a control instruction, wherein the control instruction carries identification of the zigbee device; the server is configured to forward the control instruction to the zigbee gateway; the zigbee gateway is configured to receive the control instruction sent by the server via the target network chip, acquire the identification of the zigbee device carried in the control instruction; and forward the control instruction to the corresponding zigbee device via the zigbee chip; and the zigbee device is configured to receive the control instruction forwarded by the zigbee gateway, wherein a network type corresponding to the target network chip is different from that of a zigbee network.. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/23/17 / #20170083741

Method and device for generating instruction

Methods and devices are disclosed for generating an operational instruction for controlling a function on a mobile device based on attributes identified from images captured from a fingerprint identification module.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

03/23/17 / #20170083220

Method and apparatus for controlling devices

Aspects of the disclosure provide a method for controlling devices that includes: in response to an occurrence of an event in a mobile terminal, determining whether the event corresponds to a starting condition for adopting a control scene; when a determination indicates that the event corresponds to the starting condition for adopting the control scene, identifying one or more devices for executing one or more tasks in accordance with the control scene; and controlling the identified one or more devices to execute the one or more tasks in accordance with the control scene.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

03/23/17 / #20170082451

Method and device for navigation and generating a navigation video

Methods and apparatus are disclosed for navigation based on real-life video. A real-life navigation video segment for navigating from a starting point to an ending point may be compiled from pre-recorded real-life navigation video clips or portions of the pre-recorded real-life navigation video clips. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/16/17 / #20170078837

Methods and devices for locating wearable device

The present disclosure relates to methods and devices for locating a wearable device. The method includes: determining, by the wearable device, whether a first short range communication connection between the wearable device and a first terminal is disconnected; and when it is determined that the first short range communication connection is disconnected, broadcasting, by the wearable device, a notification message configured to instruct a second terminal to: establish a second short range communication connection with the wearable device, and send a connection notification to a server, wherein the server locates the wearable device according to the second terminal.. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/16/17 / #20170076368

Method and device for processing card application data

Embodiments herein relate to a method and device for processing card application data. The method includes receiving a card application request from a user, acquiring historical communication data related to the user in response to the request, extracting user information from the historical communication data, displaying an online card application form on a display, and entering the user information into the online card application form.. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/16/17 / #20170075868

Information collection method and apparatus

The present disclosure provides an information collection method. Aspects of the disclosure provide a method for collecting information. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/16/17 / #20170075671

Method and apparatus for installing application and smart device using the same

The disclosure relates to a method, an apparatus, and a non-transitory computer-readable storage medium for remotely installing an application on a device. The method includes establishing a communication connection with a device; and sending a control instruction to the device through the communication connection, wherein the control instruction includes an application identification of the application, and the control instruction is configured to instruct the device to acquire and install the application based on the application identification.. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/16/17 / #20170075328

Method for controlling device

A method for controlling a device by a terminal device and the terminal device thereof are provided. The method includes: identifying an identity image of a controlled device; obtaining a control interface of the controlled device according to the identity image; receiving a control operation instruction triggered by a user through the control interface; and sending the control operation instruction to the controlled device by establishing communication connection with the controlled device. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/09/17 / #20170070974

Method and apparatus for determining information about access barring

A method for determining information about access barring includes the steps of: receiving a message set transmitted via a radio interface to a user equipment, the message set including at least a starting message that is a paging message; obtaining at least a first bit of a bit set from the starting message, wherein the bit set includes at least two bits and is intended for access barring; determining information of the bit set; the information at least disclosing whether the access barring is on or off; and receiving a system information block transmitted via the radio interface to the user equipment, the system information block comprising a scheduling information list that lists a further system information block that contains access barring parameters.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

03/09/17 / #20170068527

Device control method and apparatus

The disclosure relates to a method and an apparatus for controlling a device. The method includes receiving a control instruction associated with a first device; determining that a first program plugin is not installed, wherein the first program plugin is configured to control the first device; acquiring the first program plugin from a server, the first program plugin including a control interface and a control logic; determining that a second program plugin is installed, wherein the second program plugin is configured to control a first set of devices that are different from the first device; installing the first program plugin based on the determination that the second program plugin is installed; and controlling the first device based on the control instruction and the first program plugin.. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/02/17 / #20170064778

Microwave oven and control method thereof

A system and method for safe operation of a microwave oven is disclosed. The heating function of the microwave oven may be automatically disabled upon detection, by the microwave oven, of a metal object entering a heating compartment of the microwave. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/02/17 / #20170064629

Method, device, and computer-readable storage medium for awaking electronic equipment

A method, device, and computer-readable storage medium for awaking electronic equipment. The method for awaking the electronic equipment includes monitoring whether a first processor needs to be awaked, when the first processor is powered off; and controlling a power supply module to supply power to the first processor to awake the first processor, if the first processor needs to be awaked. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/02/17 / #20170064577

Information display method and apparatus, and storage medium

An information display method and apparatus, and a storage medium are provided. The method includes: acquiring location information and a wireless signal strength of at least one testing point in a current area; determining signal strength indication information for a location area indicated by location information of the at least one testing point, based on the wireless signal strength at the least one testing point; generating a signal strength distribution chart, based on signal strength indication information for the location area indicated by location information of the at least one testing point.. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/02/17 / #20170064526

Method and device for analyzing social relationship

Embodiments herein provide a method and device for analyzing a social relationship. The method includes: acquiring at least one target interaction parameter pertaining to an interaction between the first electronic device and a second electronic device; and determining a ranking value of a social relationship between a first user of the first electronic device and a second user of the second electronic device according to the at least one target interaction parameter.. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/02/17 / #20170064245

Method, device, terminal device, and storage medium for video effect processing

A method for video effect processing includes receiving a video effect processing instruction associated with a video, performing a movement amount detection on each of a plurality of video frames of the video to determine target video frames that require the video effect processing, and performing the video effect processing on the target video frames during playback of the video.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

03/02/17 / #20170064182

Method and device for acquiring image file

A method for acquiring an image file is provided. The method includes: transmitting, from a first device to a second device, an image capturing instruction requesting the second device to turn on a camera; receiving, by the first device, image information transmitted from the second device according to the image capturing instruction, the image information being captured by the second device using the camera; receiving, by the first device, an instruction input by a user; and generating, by the first device, the image file based on the instruction and the image information.. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/02/17 / #20170064181

Method and apparatus for controlling photography of unmanned aerial vehicle

A method and an apparatus for controlling photography of an unmanned aerial vehicle and an electronic device are provided. The method includes: determining that a predefined mode starting condition is satisfied; and starting a predetermined photographic mode to be applied in a photographic operation, the predetermined photographic mode corresponding to the predefined mode starting condition.. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/02/17 / #20170064166

Camera-lens automatic pop-up assembly

A camera-lens automatic pop-up assembly and a terminal device are provided. The assembly comprises a camera lens, a first elastic member, a rotating member, a slide-rail switch and a second elastic member. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/02/17 / #20170064001

Method and client terminal for remote assistance

A method for remote assistance is provided. The method includes: receiving a remote assistance file sent by a controlling terminal, the remote assistance file containing a script file generated by the controlling terminal based on user operation; determining whether the script file is compatible to the controlled terminal; and if the script file is compatible to the controlled terminal, executing the script file to perform the user operation corresponding to the script file. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/02/17 / #20170063980

Method and device for accessing server

A method and a device for accessing a server are provided. The method includes: obtaining a first access indicator for indicating a geographic region to which a default access server belongs, when it is detected an intelligent device is accessing a network. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/02/17 / #20170063824

Method and device for determining control authority on user device

The present disclosure relates to a method and a device for determining a control authority on a user device, which reduces a time cost in transmitting a control instruction. Aspects of the disclosure provide a method for controlling an electronic device. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/02/17 / #20170063758

Method, device, terminal, and router for sending message

A method for sending a message includes receiving the message by a first smart device, determining whether the first smart device is in a user operation state, identifying a second smart device that is in the user operation state if the first smart device is not in the user operation state, and forwarding the message to the second smart device.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

03/02/17 / #20170063657

Connection status prompting method and device

A connection status prompting method includes periodically accessing a specified domain name through a wireless-fidelity (wifi) network and making a request for acquiring a network resource to a network server corresponding to the specified domain name. The network server is in a public network. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/02/17 / #20170061533

Method and device for security assessment

A method and a device for security assessment are provided. The method includes: acquiring a user record of a user, the user record including an identity, position information, recording time and credit information of the user; determining a region where the user locates according to the position information in the user record; acquiring user records of all users in the region; calculating a level of security of the region according to the user records of all the users in the region; and sending the level of security to the user.. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/02/17 / #20170061425

Mobile payment method, device, and storage medium

The present disclosure relates to a mobile payment method and device, and a storage medium. The mobile payment method includes receiving payment information for the transaction, setting a payment operation state for the transaction to be an operation-invalid state, receiving a hardware operation instruction through a hardware element associated with a mobile device, determining whether the hardware operation instruction meets a preset condition, and updating the payment operation state to be an operation-valid state when the hardware operation instruction meets the preset condition. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/02/17 / #20170061391

Method and device for processing a communication message

According to a first aspect of the present disclosure, there is provided a method for processing a communication message. The method includes: acquiring a communication message transmitted between a first terminal and a second terminal; and sending prompt information to at least one of the first terminal and the second terminal when the communication message includes a predetermined schedule word, the predetermined schedule word being relevant to scheduling an appointment, the prompt information including information for reminding a user of the at least one of the first terminal and the second terminal to acquire contact information of a user of the other terminal.. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/02/17 / #20170061192

Method and apparatus for fingerprint recognition and mobile terminal

A method for fingerprint recognition may include: acquiring a current charging state of the mobile terminal; updating setting of a fingerprint recognition threshold value according to the current charging state of the mobile terminal; acquiring a fingerprint image, and extracting feature information of the fingerprint image; and conducting a fingerprint recognition according to the extracted feature information and the fingerprint recognition threshold value. In embodiments of the present disclosure, the current charging state of the mobile terminal is acquired and setting of the fingerprint recognition threshold value is thus updated according to the current charging state of the mobile terminal, such that the mobile terminal can acquire the same fingerprint recognition rate regardless of different charging states.. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/02/17 / #20170060922

Method and device for data search

Method and device for data search are provided. The method includes: retrieving a first serialized data corresponding to a first user identifier in a non-relational database; deserializing the first serialized data to obtain a first index; performing a search based on the first index. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/02/17 / #20170060916

Contact record processing method and apparatus

A contact record processing method includes: detecting whether a use time of a phone number stored in a contact record is greater than a use term of the phone number; and deleting the phone number from the contact record when the use time is greater than the use term.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

03/02/17 / #20170060822

Method and device for storing string

The disclosure relates to a method and device for storing string, which belongs to the field of network technology. Aspects of the disclosure provide a method for storing string. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/02/17 / #20170060599

Method and apparatus for awakening electronic device

A method and an apparatus for awakening an electronic device are provided. The method includes: receiving a user instruction for awakening an electronic device from its hibernation state and determining an intermediate device. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/02/17 / #20170060566

Method and device for installing plug-in of smart device

The present disclosure relates to a method and a device for installing a plug-in of a smart device in a mobile terminal. An integrated application is disclosed for controlling a plurality of smart devices using one mobile terminal based on installation of plug-ins each for one of the plurality of smart devices. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/02/17 / #20170060354

Method and device for changing emoticons in a chat interface

A method for changing an emoticon in a chat interface is disclosed. The method may be implemented by a terminal device. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/02/17 / #20170060320

Method for controlling a mobile terminal using a side touch panel

The disclosure relates to a method, mobile terminal, and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium for controlling a mobile terminal. Aspects of the disclosure provide a method that includes detecting, via a touch sensor, a touch input of an operating body on a side portion of the mobile terminal, determining a touch position and a touch manner of the touch input, determining a control event based on the touch position and the touch manner, and controlling the mobile terminal according to the control event.. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/02/17 / #20170060301

Method and apparatus for setting sensing threshold for a touch screen

Methods and apparatus are disclosed for automatically and dynamically setting a reportable sensing threshold of touch panel in an electronic device based on ambient temperature. In one embodiment, a method comprises acquiring an ambient temperature of an electronic device, acquiring a reportable sensing threshold corresponding to the ambient temperature, and setting the reportable sensing threshold acquired as a current effective reportable sensing threshold of a touch panel. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/02/17 / #20170060266

Screen control method and device

A screen control method is provided. The method includes: detecting, by a mobile terminal, a moving direction of the mobile terminal; detecting, by the mobile terminal, an orientation of a screen of the mobile terminal; receiving, by the mobile terminal, posture information sent by a wearable device, the posture information including a palm orientation of a user of the mobile terminal; sending, by the mobile terminal, a screen recognition instruction to smart glasses when each of the moving direction, the orientation of the screen, and the palm orientation is in a first direction; powering on the screen when screen recognition success information sent by the smart glasses is received; and powering off the screen when each of the moving direction, the orientation of the screen, and the palm orientation is in a second direction, the second direction being different from the first direction.. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/02/17 / #20170060260

Method and device for connecting external equipment

The present disclosure relates to methods and devices for connecting external equipment. The method may include in response to detecting that the external equipment is connected with a smart terminal, acquiring description information of the external equipment. ... Xiaomi Inc

03/02/17 / #20170055755

Method, device and electronic device for heating an inner cooking pan of an induction cooking equipment and computer-readable medium

The present disclosure relates to a method, device and electronic device for heating an inner cooking pan of an induction cooking equipment and computer-readable medium. The method can comprise: determining a material type of an inner cooking pan; and selecting a voltage change curve matching with the material type for use in a cooking process of the induction cooking equipment where the inner cooking pan is installed. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/23/17 / #20170055221

Method and apparatus for starting energy saving mode

The present disclosure provides a method and an apparatus for starting an energy saving mode. The method includes: acquiring a communication parameter with a gateway device, the communication parameter including at least one of a communication quality parameter or a preset idle period of the apparatus; determining a current running state of the apparatus according to the communication parameter; and starting the energy saving mode for the apparatus when the determined current running state is an idle state.. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/23/17 / #20170055150

Method and device for acquiring using authority

The present disclosure relates to a method and a device for acquiring a using authority. Aspects of the disclosure provide a method for controlling an electronic device. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/23/17 / #20170054906

Method and device for generating a panorama

A method for generating a panorama is disclosed. The method may include obtaining status information of a camera device during a video capture, determining whether the status information meets a preset condition, if the status information is determined to meet the preset condition, obtaining, from a video file generated from the video capture, a video dip corresponding to the status information, and generating a panorama based on the video clip.. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/23/17 / #20170054788

Method and device for displaying audio playback application cover

A method and device for displaying an audio cover are provided. The method includes receiving from a terminal an acquisition request that requests a target cover image. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/23/17 / #20170054713

Method and device for guiding an operation and electronic apparatus

Disclosed are a method and device for guiding an operation and an electronic apparatus. The method includes: obtaining completion progress of operation tasks performed by a current user on an intelligent hardware, wherein the operation tasks are set according to operation functions of the intelligent hardware; selecting a current operation task from uncompleted operation tasks based on the completion progress; configuring operation authorization of the intelligent hardware for the current user to restrict the current user from implementing operation functions corresponding to uncompleted operation tasks except for the current operation task; and updating the completion progress based on a completion status of the current operation task performed by the current user.. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/23/17 / #20170053604

Method and apparatus for setting brightness of a display screen

Methods and an apparatus for setting brightness of a display screen of an electronic device based on ambient light brightness. The method includes acquiring by a light sensor on the electronic device a measured brightness of ambient light having an actual ambient brightness at where the electronic device is located; detecting whether the light sensor faces away from a light source in the environment; when it is detected that the light sensor does not face away from the light source, determining a reference backlight brightness level according to a backlight brightness level-setting function comprising a correspondence between actual ambient brightness levels and backlight brightness levels, by using the measured brightness as actual ambient brightness; and setting an actual backlight brightness of the backlighted display screen to the reference backlight brightness level; and when it is detected that the light sensor faces away from the light source, setting the actual backlight brightness of the backlighted display screen at a level different from the reference backlight brightness level.. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/23/17 / #20170053517

Method, device and storage medium for reminding in shutdown state

The present disclosure relates to controlling a mobile device to provide a reminder even when the mobile device experiences a shutdown state. By controlling the mobile device to provide the reminder even when the mobile device experiences a shutdown state, the reminder may still be presented on the mobile device when an operating system of the mobile device has not been initiated.. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/23/17 / #20170053516

Method and device for generating information

The disclosure relates to a method and device for generating information. The method includes acquiring first information related to an amount of at least one food item remaining in a refrigerator; acquiring a rate of consumption of the at least one food item; calculating a number of meal servings of the at least one food item based on the first information and the rate of consumption; and generating a reminder message when the number of meal servings is less than a threshold number of meal servings.. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/23/17 / #20170053156

Human face recognition method, apparatus and terminal

A facial recognition solution is disclosed that includes adding a specified numeric pixels to an edge area of a digital image to acquire an enhanced digital image and then performing a facial recognition process on the enhanced digital image to determine a human face from the digital image.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

02/23/17 / #20170053149

Method and apparatus for fingerprint identification

A method for fingerprint identification includes acquiring a fingerprint image and extracting feature information of the fingerprint image, obtaining current operation information and obtaining a feature threshold corresponding to a security level of fingerprint identification based on the current operation information, and comparing the feature information with verification feature information stored in advance. Fingerprint identification succeeds if the comparison satisfies a comparison threshold and the fingerprint identification fails if the comparison fails to satisfy the comparison threshold.. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/23/17 / #20170052995

Method, device and medium for knowledge base construction

A method, device and medium for constructing a knowledge base is described, wherein the knowledge base construction based on retrieving text information, determining whether the text information includes at least first information according to a predefined property description pattern, extracting the first information from the text information when the first information is determined to be included in the text information, and constructing the knowledge base based on the first information and an entity corresponding to the first information.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

02/23/17 / #20170052947

Methods and devices for training a classifier and recognizing a type of information

Methods and devices for training a classifier and for recognizing a type of information are provided. A method for training the classifier may include extracting, from sample information, a sample clause including a target keyword. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/23/17 / #20170052693

Method and device for displaying a target object

Method and device for displaying a target object are provided. The method may include: detecting a multi-point touch event for the target object; determining whether the detected multi-point touch event is a predetermined first multi-point touch event, wherein the first multi-point touch event is used to trigger switching displaying of the target object to a private displaying mode; switching displaying of the target object to the private displaying mode if the detected multi-point touch event is the first multi-point touch event, such that only the target object is displayed in the private displaying mode.. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/23/17 / #20170051828

Method and device for prompting bicycle gear shifting

A method for prompting bicycle gear shifting includes collecting cycling data of a user during cycling, comparing the collected cycling data with cycling data samples in a preset gear shifting strategy library including correspondence relationships between preset gear shifting strategies and the cycling data samples, and when the collected cycling data matches one of the cycling data samples in the gear shifting strategy library, outputting the gear shifting strategy corresponding to the cycling data sample to the user.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

02/23/17 / #20170050114

Method, terminal device, and storage medium for playing game in chatting interface

The present disclosure relates to a method, a terminal device, and a storage medium for playing a game in a chatting interface of an instant messaging tool provided on a terminal device. The method includes: calling a game program corresponding to a game mode in the chatting interface when the game mode is triggered in the chatting interface, the chatting interface being a chatting interface between a current user and one or more other users of the instant messaging tool on a terminal device, and the game mode being a mode of presenting the game in the chatting interface for user interaction; acquiring a first game result collected by the game program when the game program is finished; and sending the first game result as an instant message to the one or more other users in the chatting interface.. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/23/17 / #20170049360

Method and apparatus for controlling display device, and intelligent pad

The disclosure relates to a method and apparatus for controlling a display device. Aspects of the disclosure provide a method controlling a display device. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/23/17 / #20170049350

Method and apparatus for controlling media play device

The present disclosure is related to a play control method, apparatus and terminal. The method comprises: acquiring brain wave information of a user; and controlling an electronic device based on the brain wave information. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/16/17 / #20170048451

Method and apparatus for controlling video image

The present disclosure refers to a method and an apparatus for controlling a video image. The method can be applied on a smart terminal associated with a smart photographic device. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/16/17 / #20170048305

Method, apparatus and computer-readable medium for displaying multimedia information in an application client

Method, apparatus and computer-readable medium for managing and displaying multimedia information in an application client in an electronic device are disclosed. In one exemplary embodiment, method for centralized management of launching multimedia information into areas within displayed interfaces of multiple application clients running in an electronic device includes determining, by a launch management application client running on the electronic device, multimedia information to be launched to each application client of the multiple application clients based on a predefined launch strategy and a set of multimedia information managed by the launch management application client; and sending the determined multimedia information corresponding to each application client of the multiple application clients, causing each application client, upon reception of the determined multimedia information, to display the determined multimedia information in at least one of the areas of the displayed interface of each application client.. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/16/17 / #20170048078

Method for controlling device and the device thereof

A method for controlling a device is provided. The method includes: receiving operation mode configuration information broadcast by a wearable device, in which the operation mode configuration information contains a device identifier corresponding to the wearable device; obtaining an operation parameter corresponding to the device identifier; and operating according to the operation parameter. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/16/17 / #20170048077

Intelligent electric apparatus and controlling method of same

The present disclosure relates to an intelligent electric apparatus and a method of controlling the intelligent electric apparatus. The method includes: acquiring a message broadcasted by a smart wearable device; judging whether the smart wearable device is a default smart wearable device in accordance with the message; and controlling a working condition of the intelligent electric apparatus in accordance with a preset parameter if the smart wearable device is determined as the default smart wearable device, the preset parameter including a parameter reflecting a distance between the smart wearable device and the intelligent electric apparatus.. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/16/17 / #20170047076

Method and device for achieving object audio recording and electronic apparatus

The present disclosure relates to a method and a device for achieving object audio recording and an electronic apparatus. The method may include: performing a sound collection operation via a plurality of microphones simultaneously so as to obtain a mixed sound signal; identifying the number of sound sources and position information of each sound source and separating out an object sound signal corresponding to each sound source from the mixed sound signal according to the mixed sound signal and set position information of each microphone; and combining the position information and the object sound signal of individual sound sources to obtain audio data in an object audio format.. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/16/17 / #20170047035

Method and device for reducing display brightness

The present disclosure discloses a method and device for reducing display brightness, and belongs to the technical field of display. Aspects of the disclosure provide a method for reducing display brightness. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/16/17 / #20170047019

Method and apparatus for mode switching

Method and apparatus for mode switching are provided in the disclosure. Aspects of the disclosure provide a method for switching a display mode of a device. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/16/17 / #20170046997

Liquid crystal drive circuit, backlight circuit, terminal, device and method

A liquid crystal driver circuit may include a screen including a plurality of liquid crystal units distributed as an array. The array may include m rows of liquid crystal units along a row direction, and n columns of liquid crystal units along a column direction, wherein m is an integer and n is an integer. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/16/17 / #20170046947

Home appliance control method and device

A home appliance control method and device are provided. The method includes: receiving operation mode information from a home appliance, wherein the operation mode information indicates a current operation mode of the home appliance; and sending the operation mode information to another home appliance to cause said another home appliance to operate in the indicated operation mode. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/16/17 / #20170046866

Method and device for presenting operating states

Method and device for presenting operating states of an appliance in a display are provided. The method may include: acquiring an operating state of the appliance; retrieving, by using the operating state as an index, a particle animation model corresponding to the operating state from a particle animation model library; determining, according to the particle animation model, changing states in n display frames of at least one particle; and presenting a particle animation in the display, according to the changing states in n display frames of at least one particle. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/16/17 / #20170046558

Mobile device and screen module thereof, method and apparatus for acquiring fingerprint and electronic device

The present disclosure relates to an apparatus, a method, and an electronic device. The apparatus includes a display screen; a processor; a fingerprint sensor configured to acquire fingerprint data, wherein the fingerprint sensor is located in a content displaying area of the display screen; and a data transmission line configured to transmit the fingerprint data from the fingerprint sensor to the processor, wherein the data transmission line includes a first end connected to the fingerprint sensor and a second end connected to the processor.. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/16/17 / #20170046015

Method and apparatus for presenting multimedia information

A method for presenting multimedia information is disclosed. The method includes: upon detecting a start event of an application, determining multimedia information to be presented in the application in accordance with predetermined presenting policies and a set of multimedia information, wherein the set of multimedia information includes at least one piece of multimedia information; and presenting the determined multimedia information in a start interface of the application.. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/16/17 / #20170045987

Method and device for controlling touch screen

The present disclosure relates to a method and device for controlling brightness of a touch screen of an electronic device. The method includes determining an object is operating on the touch screen; selecting a number n of sampling light sensors which are not blocked by an object from ambient light among the light sensors distributed on the touch screen, and controlling brightness of the touch screen based on the number n of sampling light sensors.. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/16/17 / #20170045967

Method and device for detecting touch pressure in mobile terminal

Methods and devices are disclosed for detecting touch pressure on a display panel including one or more transparent electrodes. In one implementation, a method includes detecting one or more capacitance values corresponding to each of one or more capacitors formed between the one or more transparent electrodes and a support array in the display panel, determining a representative capacitance value from the detected one or more capacitance values, and determining a pressure value exerted on the display panel according to at least the representative capacitance value.. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/16/17 / #20170045866

Methods and apparatuses for operating an appliance

Disclosed includes a method for controlling an appliance. The method is performed by the appliance and comprises: receiving a radio broadcast message containing a first identifier; determining whether the first identifier matches a second identifier, the second identifier being a unique identifier associated with a wearable device and received from a mobile device that is in a binding relationship with, or communicatively coupled with, the wearable device; and after determining that the first identifier matches the second identifier, executing a preset operation command to switch from a first operation state to a second operation state. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/16/17 / #20170045862

Method and device for managing alarm clock, electronic device

The present disclosure relates to a method and a device for managing an alarm clock. The method includes: acquiring a movement of a user; and cancelling a prompt preset in the alarm clock if the user is in a moving state when it is time to execute the prompt.. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/16/17 / #20170045770

Liquid crystal display panel and mobile terminal

Aspects of the disclosure provide a liquid crystal display panel that includes a glass substrate, a color filter, and a liquid crystal layer between the glass substrate and the color filter. The liquid crystal layer includes an array of supporting members at a first side of the liquid crystal layer, one or more transparent electrodes at a second side of the liquid crystal layer, and liquid crystals between the array of supporting members and the one or more transparent electrodes. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/09/17 / #20170041377

File transmission method and apparatus, and storage medium

This disclosure discloses a file transmission method and apparatus, and a storage medium, and belongs to the field of communications among devices. The method includes scanning, at a first terminal device, to detect one or more terminal devices that are in a connectable state with the first terminal device, establishing a communication connection between the first terminal device and a second terminal device selected from the one or more terminal devices, and transmitting a control command to the second terminal device through the communication connection. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/09/17 / #20170040759

Usb socket connector

A universal serial bus (usb) socket connector and an electronic device with the usb socket connector are disclosed. The usb socket connector is disposed in an electronic device for plugging with a plug connector. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/09/17 / #20170039753

Method, apparatus and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium for uninstalling an application

Method, apparatus and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium for uninstalling application are provided in the disclosure, which belongs to the technical field of mobile terminal technology. The method includes receiving, from a user of the a mobile terminal device, an uninstall instruction for removing an application from the mobile terminal device, uninstalling the application from the mobile terminal device according to the uninstall instruction, and performing an animation process on a graphic user interface (gui) displayed on a display panel of the mobile terminal device to remove an icon associated with the application from the gui in order to inform the uninstallation of the application to the user.. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/09/17 / #20170039155

Interface circuit, method and device for state switching

The disclosure relates to an interface circuit, method and device for state switching and belongs to the terminal technology field. Aspects of the disclosure provide a circuit for switching a device between a master state and a slave state. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/09/17 / #20170038918

Information display method and device

Information display methods and devices are disclosed. Because display screen of a device may not show a large information list, users may need to browse the information using browsing operations. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/02/17 / #20170034776

Method, apparatus, and system for smart device to access router

The present disclosure relates to a method and apparatus for a smart device to access a router. The method includes: receiving an identifier of the smart device and an ssid of a router currently accessed by the smart device; acquiring a set of ssids of routers corresponding to the identifier of the smart device; determining whether the router currently accessed by the smart device is an access-prohibited router according to the ssid of the router currently accessed and the set of ssids of routers and obtaining a determined result; and transmitting a corresponding instruction to the smart device according to the determined result.. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/02/17 / #20170034724

Method and apparatus for testing intelligent device

The present disclosure provides a method and as apparatus for operating an intelligent device in a test mode. The method includes: scanning a wi-fi network periodically, determining whether a service set identifier (ssid) of the wi-fi network scanned includes a preset ssid, and operating the intelligent device in a test mode if the ssid of the wi-fi network scanned includes the preset ssid.. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/02/17 / #20170034430

Video recording method and device

A video recording method and device are disclosed. The method includes: acquiring environmental information on a video recording device, the environmental information being used for representing an environmental feature of the video recording device; detecting whether the environmental information satisfies a predefined condition; and if the environmental information satisfies the predefined condition, starting video recording. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/02/17 / #20170034409

Method, device, and computer-readable medium for image photographing

Method, device and computer-readable medium for image photographing. The method includes: obtaining a preset pose for photographing; detecting whether a pose of a target object in a preview image matches the preset pose for photographing; and if the pose of the target object matches the preset pose for photographing, automatically photographing an image containing the target object.. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/02/17 / #20170034347

Method and device for state notification and computer-readable storage medium

The present disclosure relates to a method and device for state notification and computer-readable storage medium. The method for state notification includes acquiring current state information about a user of a terminal and notifying a predetermined contact of the user of the current state information.. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/02/17 / #20170034345

Method and device for marking an unrecognized number

Described are method and devices for marking an unrecognized number. A method may include receiving an information acquisition request sent from a terminal when a first phone number of a correspondent node communicating with the terminal is detected to be an unrecognized number. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/02/17 / #20170034336

Event prompting method and device

An event prompting method for use in a terminal includes judging whether the terminal is playing predetermined audio information via a wireless headphone connected with the terminal when an event to be prompted is received, and sending a silent prompt command to the wireless headphone according to the event to be prompted if the terminal is playing the predetermined audio information. The silent prompt command is configured to control the wireless headphone to perform a silent prompt operation.. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/02/17 / #20170034325

Image-based communication method and device

The present disclosure relates to an image-based communication method and device. The method includes presenting the character image on a screen of the device, determining whether a preset communication triggering condition in relation with the character image is satisfied; determining contact information on a contact corresponding to the character image based on a preset binding record when the communication triggering is satisfied; and initiating communication with the contact based on the contact information.. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/02/17 / #20170034324

Method and apparatus for recommending contact information

The present disclosure, pertaining to the field of terminal technologies, relates to a method and apparatus for recommending contact information. The method may include: determining an age of an owner of a mobile terminal; determining, based on the determined age of the owner and stored contact photos of a plurality of contacts, a candidate contact from the plurality of contacts; and displaying, in response to receiving a share instruction with respect to a designated image, contact information of the determined candidate contact, the designated image being any image in a photo album to be shared. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/02/17 / #20170034097

Photo sharing method and device

A photo sharing method includes: receiving, from a user, a party photo sharing instruction regarding a to-be-shared party photo set, where the to-be-shared party photo set has party marker information and includes at least one party photo; acquiring a face recognition result by conducting face recognition on each party photo contained in the to-be-shared party photo set, and determining a face image set contained in the to-be-shared party photo set according to the face recognition result; determining, from each contact photo contained in a contact list, each target contact photo which matches with each face image in the face image set respectively; and sending the to-be-shared party photo set to each target contact respectively according to contact information corresponding to the each target contact photo.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

02/02/17 / #20170034092

Method and device for processing short message

The present disclosure provides a method and device for processing a message, and relates to field of communication technologies. The method includes receiving, at an electronic device, a message, determining latest topics of interest to a user of the electronic device, checking whether contents of the message contain one or more of the latest topics of interest to the user, and when the contents of the message do not contain one or more of the latest topics, processing the message as a spam message.. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/02/17 / #20170034072

Methods, devices, and systems for accessing network

The present disclosure relates to methods, devices and systems for accessing a network. The methods include: receiving a request message requesting for accessing a network, the request message being broadcast by a first communication device; detecting a current state of the network access device; when the network access device is in a device-access forbidding state, sending a state switching request to a terminal bound with the network access device, the terminal being configured to generate a reply message based on the state switching request; receiving the reply message sent by the terminal; and when the reply message instructs the network access device to switch to a device-access permitting state, switching the state of the network access device to the device-access permitting state.. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/02/17 / #20170033877

Method and device for triggering specified operation

The present disclosure relates to a method and a device for triggering a specified operation, and belongs to the field of smart home technologies. The method includes obtaining a wireless signal received by a receiving device and sent by a specified signal source, determining whether a disturbance occurs in the first wireless signal, obtaining a signal quality characteristic of the wireless signal if it is determined that a disturbance occurs in the wireless signal; determining whether the signal quality characteristic matches with predetermined characteristic sample; and triggering the intelligent device to perform the specified operation if the signal quality characteristic matches with the predetermined characteristic sample.. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/02/17 / #20170033582

Method and device for charging batteries in mobile devices

Methods and devices are disclosed for efficient power charging of a battery in one electronic device by another electronic device. In one embodiment, a method may include establishing an electrical connection between a first electronic device and a second electronic device; acquiring, by the second electronic device via the electrical connection, real-time charging voltage information of a battery in the first electronic device, wherein the real-time charging voltage information varies with a charge state of the battery in the first electronic device; and controlling by the second electronic device, during charging of the battery in the first electronic device by the second electronic device, an output voltage of the second electronic device to charge the battery of the first electronic device according to the real-time charging voltage information.. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/02/17 / #20170032805

Method and device for collecting sounds corresponding to surveillance images

Aspects of the disclosure provide a method for collecting sounds associated with surveillance images. The method includes identifying a sound-making surveilled object in the surveillance images, the surveillance images being captured by a camera of a monitoring device; determining whether a sound acquiring device meets a preset condition corresponding to that a signal strength of the sounds collected by the sound acquiring device from the identified surveilled object is greater than a signal strength of the sounds collected by the monitoring device from the identified surveilled object; and, when determining that the sound acquiring device meets the preset condition, controlling the sound acquiring device to collect the sounds from the identified surveilled object.. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/02/17 / #20170032725

Method, device, and computer-readable medium for setting color gamut mode

Aspects of the disclosure provide a method for setting a color gamut mode for driving a display. The method includes acquiring a first picture to be displayed on the display; determining a picture type of the first picture, the picture type being associated with a predetermined color gamut mode; acquiring a current color gamut mode currently adopted for driving the display; and when the picture type of the first picture does not match the current color gamut mode, switching the color gamut mode for driving the display from the current color gamut mode to the predetermined color gamut mode.. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/02/17 / #20170032638

Method, apparatus, and storage medium for providing alert of abnormal video information

A method for providing an alert of abnormal video information is provided. The method includes: acquiring video information; determining whether the video information includes an abnormal human face or a dangerous object; and if the video information includes the abnormal human face or the dangerous object, providing the alert indicating the abnormal video information.. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/02/17 / #20170032588

Method and device for intelligent alert on vehicle restriction and storage medium

The disclosure provides method and device for providing alert information on a vehicle and storage medium. The method includes analyzing user behavior data of a certain period of time in association with a user terminal to obtain vehicle restriction dates during the certain period of time, determining a vehicle restriction pattern based on the vehicle restriction dates, determining a new vehicle restriction date based on the vehicle restriction pattern, and providing the alert information on the vehicle to the user terminal based on the new vehicle restriction date. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/02/17 / #20170032479

Method and device for flight notification and setting

A method for flight notification includes receiving flight setting information including a flight and at least one contact, monitoring flight information corresponding to the flight, generating a flight change notification according to change information associated with a change in the flight information when the flight information indicates the change in the flight, and sending the flight change notification to the at least one contact. The flight information is provided by an airline server. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/02/17 / #20170032287

Method and device for providing ticket information

A method for providing ticket information is provided. The method includes: receiving a notification; determining whether the notification includes the ticket information; and if the notification includes the ticket information, providing the ticket information in a multimedia message.. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/02/17 / #20170032224

Method, device and computer-readable medium for sensitive picture recognition

Method, device and computer-readable medium for sensitive picture recognition are provided in the disclosure. Aspects of the disclosure provide a method for sensitive picture recognition. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/02/17 / #20170032219

Methods and devices for picture processing

Methods and devices are provided for processing picture in the field of terminal technology. In the method, the device scans a plurality of pictures in a picture directory in the memory storage during a process to manage the memory storage. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/02/17 / #20170032189

Method, apparatus and computer-readable medium for image scene determination

The present disclosure refers to method, apparatus and computer-readable medium for image scene determination. Aspects of the disclosure provide a method for image scene determination. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/02/17 / #20170032188

Photo sharing method and device

A method and system for sharing event photos are disclosed. In one embodiment, a photo sharing method includes receiving by a cloud server an event photo sharing request sent by a terminal of an initiator of the request, wherein the event photo sharing request comprises an event marker and account identification information of an cloud account of the initiator in the cloud server, acquiring by the cloud server, from a cloud album corresponding to the cloud account of the initiator, a first event photo set based on the event marker, acquiring by the cloud server, according to at least one contact contained in a contact list in the cloud account of the initiator, at least one second event photo set each from a cloud album of a corresponding one of the at least one contact of the initiator, wherein each photo in the at least one second event photo set is marked with the event marker, and sending a combined event photo set comprising the first event photo set and the at least one second event photo set to the initiator and each contact of the initiator corresponding to each of the at least one second event photo set.. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/02/17 / #20170032185

Method and device for displaying image

A method for displaying images includes clustering similar images in an album into a plurality of image groups when receiving an instruction for opening the album, selecting representative images from the image groups, and displaying the representative images.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

02/02/17 / #20170032180

Method and device for determining associated user

A method and device for determining an associated user are provided. The method includes: acquiring a face album including face sets of multiple users; determining a target user in the face album; selecting, from the face album, at least one associated-user candidate of the target user; acquiring attribute information of the at least one associated-user candidate, and determining an associated user of the target user according to the attribute information; and setting tag information for the associated user.. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/02/17 / #20170031640

Method, device and system for starting target function

A method for starting a target function is provided. The method includes: receiving a preset trigger instruction associated with the target function from a user of the terminal device; displaying a trigger button of the target function on a screen of the terminal device in response to receiving the preset trigger instruction; receiving a starting instruction from the user, the starting instruction being generated by the user acting on the trigger button; and starting the target function upon receiving the starting instruction.. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/02/17 / #20170031557

Method and apparatus for adjusting shooting function

A method for adjusting a shooting function including: upon detecting an initialization of a function of a shooting application, monitoring, under the operating interface of the shooting application, whether a preset touch control operation is received on a preset touch control region on the display screen. The touch control region is preset according to a strategy for ease of a single hand operation. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/02/17 / #20170031540

Method and device for application interaction

A method for application interaction is provided. The method includes: acquiring a graphical account identification of an application, wherein the graphical account identification is configured to graphically identify login-in account information currently used by the application; and displaying the acquired graphical account identification at a preset position on the icon of the application. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/02/17 / #20170030630

Temperature regulating method and temperature regulating device

The present disclosure relates to a temperature regulating method and a temperature regulating device. The method includes: determining a target user who intends to use the refrigerator; acquiring target preference information of the target user on food, wherein the target preference information contains at least a target food type, a target dining time and a target food state; determining target food from food currently stored in the refrigerator based on the target food type; and regulating a temperature of a region where the target food is stored, such that the target food reaches the target food state by the target dining time.. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/02/17 / #20170030620

Method and apparatus for adjusting mode

The present disclosure provides a method for adjusting a mode and an apparatus for adjusting a mode, belonging to a field of intelligent household technology. Aspects of the disclosure provide a method for controlling a refrigerator. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/02/17 / #20170029059

Method and device for controlling balancing transporter

The present disclosure relates to a method and device for controlling a balancing transporter. The method includes: acquiring distances between the balancing transporter and one or more obstacles around the balancing transporter; determining a number of acquired distances that are shorter than a predetermined distance; and when the number of the acquired distances shorter than the predetermined distance reaches a predetermined number, determining that a stationary mode of the balancing transporter needs to be activated, wherein the balancing transporter automatically maintains balance in the stationary mode.. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/02/17 / #20170028258

Methods and devices for recording exercise

The disclosure relates to a method and device for recording exercise. The method is used in a mat, and includes: determining critical force areas of a user on the mat; determining exercise status of the user on the mat according to variations of pressure values at the critical force areas, the pressure values being measured by pressure sensors at the critical force areas; and sending exercise information to a terminal, the exercise information including the exercise status.. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/02/17 / #20170028231

Smart mask, method, smart mask and apparatus for calculating pollutant absorption quantity

A smart mask includes a main mask body including a first opening end and a second opening end. A diameter of the first opening end is smaller than a diameter of the second opening end. ... Xiaomi Inc

02/02/17 / #20170028228

Smart respirator and method and device for calculating pollutant absorption

A smart respirator includes a main respirator-body including a first open end and a second open end. A diameter of the first open end is smaller than a diameter of the second open end. ... Xiaomi Inc

01/26/17 / #20170025874

Charging method

A charging method is provided. The method includes: receiving a direction setting signal, and determining a charging direction according to the direction setting signal; determining a charging operation as charging a slave device with a master device when the charging direction is a first charging direction; determining the charging operation as charging the master device with the slave device when the charging direction is a second charging direction opposite to the first charging direction; and sending to a power management module of the master device and to a power management module of the slave device a charging instruction according to the charging operation determined. ... Xiaomi Inc

01/26/17 / #20170024471

Method and device for information push, and storage medium

This disclosure is related to a method and device for providing video update information from a server to a terminal device, and a storage medium, which belongs to the computer field. The method includes recording a user's operation related to a video, and determining whether the video is present in a video database. ... Xiaomi Inc

01/26/17 / #20170024109

Method and device for displaying icon badge

A method for displaying a badge of an icon is disclosed. The method may comprise acquiring feature information of the icon; determining a display element of the badge according to the acquired feature information; and generating and displaying the badge according to the determined display element, at a preset position of the icon.. ... Xiaomi Inc

01/26/17 / #20170024105

Method and apparatus for single-hand operation on full screen

The present disclosure relates to a method and an apparatus for single-hand operation on a full screen of a smart device, which pertains to the field of computer technology. The method for single-hand operation on a full screen includes determining whether a single-hand operation mode is activated, displaying a cursor indicator on the screen of the smart device when the single-hand operation is activated, moving the cursor indicator based on a track generated by a sliding operation on the screen of the smart device, determining whether the cursor indicator is moved into a trigger region, and activating the trigger region to receive an instruction associated with a touch event on the screen when the cursor indicator is moved into the trigger region. ... Xiaomi Inc

01/26/17 / #20170023362

Method and apparatus for determining spatial parameter based on image and terminal device

A method for determining a spatial parameter for an object displayed on a device includes determining a first pixel coordinate corresponding to a first point of an image of the object and a second pixel coordinate corresponding to a second point of an image of the object displayed on the device, determining an image distance between the first pixel coordinate and the second pixel coordinate, and determining a spatial parameter for the object based on a distance between an imaging element of the device and the object, and a focal length of a lens of the imaging element for photographing the object. According to the technical solution of the present disclosure, the real size of the photographed object can be quantized based on the image, without having to illustrating the real size of the photographed object in contrast with a reference object placed in the image, thereby improving the user experience.. ... Xiaomi Inc

01/26/17 / #20170021668

Universal wheel assembly and suitcase

The present disclosure relates to a universal wheel assembly and a suitcase including the universal wheel assembly. The universal wheel assembly includes: a base structure including an upper base and a lower base which form a cavity therebetween; and a wheel bail locked in the cavity in a manner such that the wheel ball is capable of rolling in all directions, wherein a bottom of the lower base is provided with an opening enabling a part of the wheel bail to protrude out of a lower end face of the lower base to form an exposed rolling spherical surface, and an inner diameter of the opening is smaller than a diameter of the wheel ball.. ... Xiaomi Inc

01/26/17 / #20170020356

Mute operation method and apparatus for automatic cleaning device

The present disclosure relates to a mute operation method and a mute operation apparatus for an automatic cleaning device, the mute operation method includes: receiving a mute instruction; planning a mute cleaning path according to the mute instruction; switching to a mute mode and performing a cleaning operation according to the mute cleaning path.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

01/19/17 / #20170019534

Method, device, and system for determining spam caller phone number

A method for determining a spam caller phone number is disclosed. The method may include obtaining n suspicious numbers in a call record set, wherein the n suspicious numbers are first n unknown numbers in a predetermined number of target call records that have the highest frequencies of appearance, determining whether a spam caller feature word recorded in a preset dictionary exists in keywords contained in a target call record of each suspicious number, and if a spam caller feature word recorded in the preset dictionary exists in keywords contained in the target call record of a suspicious number, determining the suspicious number to be a spam caller phone number.. ... Xiaomi Inc

01/19/17 / #20170019520

Method and device for controlling smart device

The present disclosure relates to a method and a device for controlling a smart device. The method includes: when a connection is established between the terminal and a smart device, detecting whether the smart device is set with a personalized control interface; when detecting that the smart device is set with the personalized control interface, acquiring a personalized interface plug-in of the smart device, the personalized interface plug-in including a personalized function type and a personalized status display type; generating control options and a status display interface, based on at least one of the personalized interface plug-in or configuration information of a common control interface of the smart device; and controlling the smart device according to the control options and the status display interface.. ... Xiaomi Inc

01/19/17 / #20170019518

Method and apparatus for controlling devices

The present disclosure relates to a method and an apparatus for controlling a device. The method includes obtaining model identification information of a device to be controlled. ... Xiaomi Inc

01/19/17 / #20170019482

Method and apparatus for downloading control program

A method for a first device to download a control program is disclosed. The method includes: receiving a local area network (lan) signal sent by a second device to be controlled after the second device enters an access point (ap) mode; establishing a lan connection with the second device according to the lan signal; and downloading the control program for controlling the second device from the second device through the lan connection.. ... Xiaomi Inc

01/19/17 / #20170019265

Method, terminal and server for controlling smart device

A method, terminal and server for controlling a smart home device are provided. The method includes: acquiring a device identification of the smart home device from the smart home device, and sending an enquiry request containing the device identification to a server; receiving an enquiry response from the server and pushing the enquiry response to a user; sending a control instruction to the server, the control instruction including a first trigger condition and a first execution condition selected by the user; controlling the smart home device to execute the first execution condition when the server detects that the first trigger condition is met.. ... Xiaomi Inc

01/19/17 / #20170018097

Image displaying methods, devices, and storage media

Image displaying methods, devices, and computer-readable non-transitory storage media containing instructions for implementing the displaying methods are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method includes acquiring an image upon receipt of a request for displaying the image, locating in the image an image region composed of at least three adjoining monochromatic sections, when a difference in color value between any two adjacent ones of the adjoining monochromatic sections in the image region is less than a threshold value, calculating one or more target color values using color values of the monochromatic sections in the image region, replacing color values of the image region with the target color values to generate a target image, and displaying the target image.. ... Xiaomi Inc

01/19/17 / #20170017656

Method and device for presenting tasks

A method for presenting tasks is provided. The method includes: acquiring an active index of each of tasks which are currently in operation in a terminal; ranking the tasks based on the active indices; and presenting the tasks according to a result of the ranking, wherein the active index is a frequency of the task being operated in the terminal.. ... Xiaomi Inc

01/19/17 / #20170017218

Method and apparatus for controlling intelligent device

A method and an apparatus are provided for controlling one or more intelligent devices. In the method, the apparatus stores configuration information that includes at least one identification that identifies at least one intelligent device, an execution operation corresponding to each intelligent device, and an execution condition corresponding to each execution operation. ... Xiaomi Inc

01/12/17 / #20170013456

Method and device for testing a terminal

A method for testing a terminal includes establishing a connection with a preset device when a preset trigger condition is detected, starting an automatic detection program to obtain an automatic detection result, and sending the automatic detection result to the preset device.. . ... Xiaomi Inc

01/12/17 / #20170013134

Method for voice calling, method for voice playing and devices thereof

This disclosure describes a method for voice calling, voice playing, and devices thereof, in the field of communication. The method for voice calling includes: detecting whether a sensed distance value of an on-site terminal is less than a preset threshold, entering a predetermined call mode if the sensed distance value is less than the preset threshold, auto-playing a voice signal of an opposite terminal in the predetermined call mode, and if a voice signal of the on-site terminal is detected in the predetermined call mode, collecting the voice signal of the on-site terminal, and transmitting the voice signal of the on-site terminal to the opposite terminal. ... Xiaomi Inc

01/12/17 / #20170013116

Method, apparatus and computer-readable medium for travel path condition prompt

Method, apparatus and computer-readable medium for detecting a condition for an surrounding environment of a mobile device are disclosed. The mobile device may generate a prompting information and control presentation of the prompting information based on at least the detected condition of the surrounding environment.. ... Xiaomi Inc

01/12/17 / #20170013074

Methods and apparatuses for providing information of video capture device

Disclosed includes a method for providing an operation status of a video capture device over a network is provided. The method is performed by the video capture device and comprises: receiving a communication request from a terminal; determining, based on the communication request, one or more terminals connected with the video capture device; and transmitting status information of the video capture device to the network, the status information including information of the one or more terminals connected with the video capture device. ... Xiaomi Inc

01/05/17 / #20170006425

Method and device for providing object-finding information

The present disclosure relates to a method and device for providing object-finding information. The method is performed in an electronic device for finding an object and includes: when detecting that a preset loss event occurs, detecting device-relevant information of a surrounding device located around the electronic device; and sending the detected device-relevant information, as object-finding information, to a preset device.. ... Xiaomi Inc

01/05/17 / #20170006216

Method and device for acquiring iris image

A method for acquiring an iris image is provided. The method includes: acquiring an image including an eye of a person; identifying a position of an eyeball in the image; determining a parameter for photographing an iris based on the position of the eyeball; and capturing the iris image based on the parameter.. ... Xiaomi Inc

01/05/17 / #20170006167

Method and apparatus for reloading a mobile number

A method for reloading a mobile number includes receiving a request for reloading the mobile number sent by a terminal, obtaining information on the mobile number, and determining whether the mobile number is a trusted number based on the obtained information. The method further includes reloading the mobile number if it is determined that the mobile number is a trusted number, and alerting the terminal that the mobile number is not a trusted number if it is determined that the mobile number is not a trusted number. ... Xiaomi Inc

01/05/17 / #20170006038

Method and device for verifying permission

Methods and apparatus for verifying permission between a master terminal device, a slave device, and a verification server are disclosed to control the slave device by the master terminal device. The verification of permission may be based on physical proximity between the master terminal device and the slave device such that verification signal output by the slave device may be directly observable by the master terminal device.. ... Xiaomi Inc

01/05/17 / #20170004212

Method and apparatus for acquiring search results

A method for acquiring search results is disclosed. The method includes: acquiring face information of a user by face recognition, when detecting that a search event is started in a terminal; sending a search request to a search server according to the face information and a search query of the search event; and receiving user-related search results determined by the search server through a search based on the face information and the search query.. ... Xiaomi Inc

01/05/17 / #20170003728

Method and device for waking up a controller

A method and a device are provided for waking up a mcu. The method includes: determining whether a second mcu is in a deep sleep state, when a first mcu triggers a communication event of transmitting data to the second mcu; and when the second mcu is in the deep sleep state, sending an interrupt wakeup signal to the second mcu via a wakeup pin connected between the first mcu and the second mcu, so as to wake up the second mcu.. ... Xiaomi Inc








ARCHIVE: New 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009



###

This listing is an abstract for educational and research purposes is only meant as a recent sample of applications filed, not a comprehensive history. Freshpatents.com is not affiliated or associated with Xiaomi Inc in any way and there may be associated servicemarks. This data is also published to the public by the USPTO and available for free on their website. Note that there may be alternative spellings for Xiaomi Inc with additional patents listed. Browse our Agent directory for other possible listings. Page by FreshPatents.com

###