US Patent No. 9,996,243

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SCROLLING THROUGH MEDIA FILES ON TOUCHSCREEN DEVICES


Patent No. 9,996,243
Issue Date June 12, 2018
Title System And Method For Scrolling Through Media Files On Touchscreen Devices
Inventorship Ping-Hsien Lin, Milpitas, CA (US)
Assignee VUDU, INC., Sunnyvale, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,996,243

1. A system comprising:one or more processors; and
one or more non-transitory computer-readable media storing computing instructions configured to run on the one or more processors and perform acts of:
initiating a playback of a media file on a touchscreen display of a touch-sensitive display device;
receiving, from the touch-sensitive display device, an instruction to enter a navigation mode;
in response to receiving the instruction to enter the navigation mode, displaying a set of multiple thumbnails on the touchscreen display, wherein each thumbnail of the set of multiple thumbnails represents a different portion of the media file;
receiving, from the touch-sensitive display device, an input from a user indicating a desire to view a first portion of the media file represented by a first thumbnail of the set of multiple thumbnails on the touchscreen display; and
resuming the playback of the media file on the touchscreen display at the first portion of the media file represented by the first thumbnail of the set of multiple thumbnails on the touchscreen display.