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US20100309030 MECHANICAL KEYPAD WITH TOUCH PAD FUNCTION  
A mechanical keypad with touch panel function includes a key set including a plurality of keycaps and a keytop covering the keycaps, a backlight layer under the key set, a capacitive touch unit...
US20130088372 Measuring Capacitance of a Capacitive Sensor with a Microcontroller Having Digital Outputs for Driving a Guard Ring  
A guard ring is provided around each capacitive sensor plate and charged to substantially the same voltage as a voltage on the capacitive sensor plate. The guard ring reduces parasitic...
US20120154182 KEYS WITH TOUCH DETECTION FUNCTION AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS WITH THE KEYS  
A key for electronic apparatus, e.g., a mobile phone, and electronic apparatus including such keys, the key combines touch detection function with mechanical key pressing function. The key...
US20080143559 Appliance Control Panel  
An appliance control panel detects on ON gesture by a user approximately near a set of electrodes in a surface of the appliance, in which the electrodes sense a capacitive coupling to the user....
US20090160682 CAPACITIVE SENSING DEVICE FOR USE IN A KEYPAD ASSEMBLY  
One embodiment in accordance with the present invention includes a capacitive sensing device for use in a keypad assembly of an electronic system. The capacitive sensing device includes a...
US20110285554 Gesture Based Smart Headphone  
A gesture based headphone for controlling a media player device and method for using thereof. The headphone comprises a cord with a gesture sensitive region in the cord, and an interface for...
US20090315859 CAPACITIVE TOUCH PANEL AND FABRICATING METHOD THEREOF  
A capacitive touch panel including a substrate, a plurality of first touch pads, a plurality of first dummy pads, an insulator layer, a plurality of second touch pads, and a plurality of second...
US20110037624 SENSING CAPACITANCE CHANGES OF A HOUSING OF AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE  
Methods and apparatuses are disclosed that allow measurement of a user's interaction with the housing of an electronic device. Some embodiments may measure the electrical characteristics of a...
US20110095919 KEYBOARD HAVING CAPACITANCE-SENSITIVE KEY FIELDS  
A keyboard having a plurality of key fields and a plurality of capacitive elements, which are associated with the key fields, and measuring electronics is proposed. The measuring electronics are...
US20090289818 CAPACITIVE KEYBOARD DEVICE WITH A KEYSTROKE TRIGGERING THRESHOLD ADAPTIVELY ADJUSTABLE CAPABILITY  
A capacitive keyboard device with a keystroke triggering threshold adaptively adjustable capability is proposed, which is designed for integration to an electronic unit, such as PDA (Personal...
US20120044095 Capacitive-matrix keyboard with multiple touch detection  
An apparatus and method for detecting activation of one or more capacitive keys when presences of the one or more touches are detected on unique combinations of three or more sensor elements at...
US20090115645 CONTROL UNIT FOR DOMESTIC APPLIANCES  
A control unit comprising a light guide is formed and positioned in a circuit board for providing visual indication to a user of an appliance, such as a cooktop. The light guide receives light...
US20080012734 INTERFACE SYSTEM FOR TUBS  
An interface system for a tub system comprises a screen plate adapted to be mounted to a tub wall. The screen plate has keys representing functions of the tub system, and being made of a material...
US20110115652 DETECTION OF INTENDED KEY ACTIVATION ON A MOBILE DEVICE  
A method and device are provided for preventing unintended activation of one or more hard keys on a mobile device. A capacitive sensor senses a capacitance level at a location on the keyboard, to...
US20140375481 KEYPAD  
A keypad is described. The keypad comprises: a keypad housing defining a plurality of key apertures; a plurality of physical keys, each physical key located in a respective key aperture and being...
US20090278714 CAPACITIVE BUTTON DEVICE  
The present invention discloses a capacitive button device, comprising: a signal input unit, a first amplifier, a first switching unit, a second amplifier, a second switching unit, an...
US20080278355 INTRUSION DETECTION USING A CAPACITANCE SENSITIVE TOUCHPAD  
A capacitance sensitive proximity and touch-sensitive detection device having an XY electrode grid sensor, wherein a compensation matrix is created when the capacitance sensitive touchpad is...
US20130063285 ENABLING TOUCH EVENTS ON A TOUCH SENSITIVE MECHANICAL KEYBOARD  
Touch sensitive mechanical keyboards and processes for detecting touch events and key depressions on the touch sensitive mechanical keyboard are provided. The touch sensitive mechanical keyboard...
US20070273560 Low pin count solution using capacitance sensing matrix for keyboard architecture  
An apparatus and method for selecting a keyboard key based on a position of a presence of a conductive object on a sensing device and a pre-defined area of the keyboard key. The apparatus may...
US20060192690 Capacitive Keyboard with Non-Locking Reduced Keying Ambiguity  
Keyboards, keypads and other data entry devices can suffer from a keying ambiguity problem. In a small keyboard, for example, a user's finger is likely to overlap from a desired key to onto...
US20090251339 INFORMATION COMMUNICATION APPARATUS AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING INFORMATION COMMUNICATION APPARATUS  
An information communication apparatus includes: an electrostatic panel unit that is at least provided with an electrostatically chargeable panel surface; a capacitance detection unit that detects...
US20090095542 TOUCH SENSOR AND OPERATING METHOD THEREOF  
Provided are a touch sensor and a method of operating the same. The touch sensor includes: a pulse signal generator for generating a pulse signal of which pulse width is calibrated in response to...
US20070273561 Capacitive Keyboard with Position Dependent Reduced Keying Ambiguity  
Apparatus and methods are described for selecting which of a plurality of simultaneously activated keys in a keyboard based on capacitive sensors is a key intended for selection by a user. In...
US20100033354 TOUCH SENSITIVE DEVICE  
A sensitive precision detector to sense user given control input in terms of activation on a cover plate by moving the finger with an easy touch, or with a force vertically or with a force in...
US20060238385 Keyless entry touch pad system and method  
A keyless entry touch pad system for a vehicle includes a substrate with a plurality of touch zones disposed on one surface of the substrate, and a plurality of electrode patterns disposed on the...
US20100141458 ILLUMINATED KEYBOARD AND ILLUMINATING METHOD FOR KEYBOARD  
An illuminated keyboard and an illuminating method for a keyboard are disclosed. The illuminated keyboard includes an illumination module, a first sensing module, a second sensing module, and a...
US20110156930 Capacitive Touch Panel with High Touching Sensitivity  
A capacitive touch panel has a plurality of first conductor lines and a plurality of second conductor lines. The first conductor lines are disposed in a first direction for sensing a contact with...
US20090284398 SENSING APPARATUS AND SCAN DRIVING METHOD THEREOF  
A sensing apparatus and a scan driving method thereof are provided. The sensing apparatus includes first and second electrodes, a sensing element array, first and second electrode scan driving...
US20080218371 MOBILE COMMUNICATION DEVICE  
A mobile communication device configured to operate in at least a first mode and a second mode is provided. The mobile communication device includes a housing, a light emitting unit configured to...
US20110032126 Tongue Based Control Device for Transferring Keyboard Commands  
A device for transferring keyboard commands from a user to an electronic apparatus or machine. An arm intended to be carried by the user as a headset, is provided with signal sensors responding to...
US20110140935 ICON ILLUMINATION FOR CAPACITIVE TOUCH SWITCH  
A capacitive touch switch is disclosed which includes a substrate having a channel formed between a first surface and a second surface thereof, thereby defining a flexible section of the...
US20080111714 Capacitance to code converter with sigma-delta modulator  
An apparatus and method for converting a capacitance measured on a sensor element to a digital code. The apparatus may include a switching capacitor as a sensor element of a sensing device, and a...
US20130063286 FUSION KEYBOARD  
Touch sensitive mechanical keyboards for detecting touch events and key depressions on the keyboard are provided. The keyboard can include a set of individually depressible mechanical keys having...
US20090002205 DATA INPUT DEVICE AND PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE  
Embodiments include a data input device and a portable electronic device including such a data input device. The data input device may include a key sensing mechanism and a solid material layer...
US20090128374 DETERMINING ACTUATION OF MULTI-SENSOR-ELECTRODE CAPACITIVE BUTTONS  
Methods for determining actuation of a capacitive button are described. In some embodiments, indicia from the at least three distinct sensor electrodes associated with at least three sensor...
US20090135031 Armored Capacitive Keypad  
An apparatus and method for detecting a key press using an armored capacitive keypad device. The device consists of two interdigitated electrodes, located behind a protective metal plate, and...
US20080122661 Touch sensor  
A touch sensor includes a Printed Circuit Board (PCB) that is transparent with respect to light in a visible wavelength band, an upper clad and a lower clad formed on the top face and the bottom...
US20090002206 Noise resistant capacitive sensor  
A switch capacitor unit for implementing a capacitive sensor includes a charging switch, a charge transfer switch, and a first switch. The charging switch is coupled between a first supply voltage...
US20140145865 TOUCH DEVICE  
A touch device includes the following elements. A touch panel has two panel analog circuits and a panel digital circuit. Two inverting modules are assembled to two neighboring sides of the touch...
US20100277351 CAPACITIVE SENSING USER INTERFACES AND IMPLEMENTATION THEREOF  
Methods and apparatus for determining the operating states of a plurality of capacitive sensing buttons in a capacitive sensing user interface are disclosed. The capacitive sensing buttons are...
US20110074609 CAPACITIVE KEY TOUCH SENSING USING ANALOG INPUTS AND DIGITAL OUTPUTS  
A pulse is applied through a capacitive touch key sensor to a sampling capacitor of an analog-to-digital converter (ADC). The voltage charge arriving at the sampling capacitor will be maximum when...
US20090135144 ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND INPUT MODULE THEREOF  
An input module for an electronic device includes a key and a touch sensing unit. The touch sensing unit includes a substrate, a sensing circuit, and a conductive member protruding from the...
US20080309353 CAPACITIVE TOUCH SENSOR  
A touch sensor that includes sampling the output of a touch sensor circuit supplied with a high level carrier signal at least once, sampling the output of a touch sensor circuit supplied with a...
US20080224900 CAPACITIVE SWITCH  
An input key and a detection circuit are not directly connected but are connected via a first capacitor. This prevents electrostatic noise obtained by the input key from directly entering the...
US20120044096 KEYBOARD WITH CIRCUIT FOR CLEARING CMOS DATA  
A keyboard includes a keyboard body, a first resistor, a first capacitor, a jumper block mounted to the keyboard body, a battery, a keyboard interface, and a keyboard control circuit. The jumper...
US20110018744 CAPACITIVE KEYBOARD WITH NON-LOCKING REDUCED KEYING AMBIGUITY  
Keyboards, keypads and other data entry devices can suffer from a keying ambiguity problem. In a small keyboard, for example, a user's finger is likely to overlap from a desired key to onto...
US20100309130 CAPACITIVE DATA INPUT DEVICE WITH MECHANICAL TOUCH FEELING  
A capacitive data input device with mechanical touch feeling includes a mechanical part and a capacitive sensing part, wherein the mechanical part lies above the capacitive sensing part, the keys...
US20110234429 CAPACITIVE TOUCH MULTI-FUNCTION KEYS  
The presently described technology relates to an appliance control panel having multi-function keys. The multi-function keys have multiple regions. A control panel operation module is provided for...
US20100245135 Capacitive Keyboard with Enhanced Electrode Areas  
A touch sensitive capacitive keypad (200) is provided that multiple electrodes (201-210) and associated wire connectors (220-229) formed under a touch panel in a single layer of conductive...
US20110285553 Apparatus and Method for an Actuator in an Electronic Device  
In accordance with an example embodiment of the present invention, an apparatus is provided, comprising: a base element; a key top configured to pivot in relation to the base element; a first...

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