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9036168 Image forming apparatus storing a stylus pen  
Disclosed is an image forming apparatus provided with an operation panel receiving instructions from a user by touch operations, a stylus pen used to perform the touch operations, and a pen holder...
9029717 Wireless transmission method for touch pen with wireless storage and forwarding capability and system thereof  
The invention provides a wireless transmission method for a touch pen with wireless storage and forwarding capability. The wireless transmission method comprises the touch pen wireless receiving...
9024890 Comparison of an applied gesture on a touch screen of a mobile device with a remotely stored security gesture  
A method of a mobile device comparing an applied gesture on a touch screen of a mobile device with a remotely stored security gesture is disclosed. In one embodiment, a method of a mobile device...
9024909 Sensing  
An apparatus including a capacitance touch sensor arrangement configured to have a variable capacitance that varies when a user finger touches the capacitance touch sensor arrangement; and at...
9024888 Operation console enabling appropriate selection of operational mode by the user, electronic device and image processing apparatus provided with the operation console, and method of displaying information on the operation console  
In order to enable appropriate selection of one operational mode from a plurality of operational modes by the user, on a home screen image allowing selection of an operational mode of an image...
9019245 Multi-function tablet pen input device  
This invention relates to the field of remotely controlling the mobile computing device. It further relates to an apparatus and method of at least replicating in a portable pen-like device the...
9007325 Input method and input apparatus  
There is provided an apparatus including a controller configured to initiate an operation command based on a combination of a first moving operation on a first operation surface and a second...
8994698 Methods and apparatus for simulation of an erodible tip in a natural media drawing and/or painting simulation  
A method, system, and computer-readable storage medium are disclosed for simulation of an erodible tip. A brush tool representing an erodible media is modeled as a height map. Information is...
8988190 Gesture based electronic latch for laptop computers  
A portable information handling system includes a top cover, a base, and an electronic latch. The top cover is connected to the base. The top cover has a gesture sensitive surface configured to...
8982044 Position detector and position indicator  
A position detector includes a tablet and a position indicator, which includes a coil and configured to continuously transmit a coil-based signal to the tablet as a position signal and to...
8970561 Digital signature collection and authentication  
A digital signature collection and authentication system includes an ink pen having an ultrasonic transmitter that transmits ultrasonic energy to a plurality of ultrasonic receivers. A computer...
8970540 Memo pad  
An electronic device has a marking surface overlaid on a touch sensor. Marks made upon the marking surface create pressure that is transferred through the thickness of the marking surface to the...
8970537 Matrix sensor for image touch sensing  
Embodiments described herein include a display device having a capacitive sensing device, a processing system and a method for detecting presence of an input object using a capacitive sensing...
8970507 Method of waking up and a portable electronic device configured to perform the same  
Methods of waking a portable electronic device are disclosed. In one embodiment, the method comprises: causing the portable electronic device to enter a sleep mode in which a touch-sensitive...
8963843 Capacitive touch sensor system  
A method of matrix sensing using delay-based capacitance sensing, including using X-axis lines as active lines for capacitance measurements and using Y-axis lines as a disturbance to identify the...
8963875 Touch screen device with wet detection and control method thereof  
According to one embodiment, an electronic device includes a touch panel, an operation module, a detector, and a switch module. The touch panel and the operation module are configured to receive...
8963864 Mobile terminal and editing controlling method  
A mobile phone includes a display provided with a touch panel. If a memo pad function is performed, a document and a cursor which indicates an editing position are displayed on the display. If a...
8947379 Inductive charging for active stylus  
In one embodiment, a stylus includes one or more electrodes and one or more computer-readable non-transitory storage media embodying logic for transmitting signals wirelessly to a device through a...
8941617 Image input-output device with color layer between photodetector and display elements to improve the accuracy of reading images in color  
An image input-output device includes a pixel which displays an image and reads an image. The pixel includes a photodetector element, a color layer, and a display element. The color layer is...
8933899 Pulse- or frame-based communication using active stylus  
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving sensor data from one or more sensors in or on a stylus, the stylus including one or more electrodes and one or more computer-readable non-transitory...
8917262 Stylus and touch input system  
A touch input system including a stylus and a display device is provided. The stylus includes a battery module, a touch portion, a transducer module and a RF transmitting module. When a contact...
8917252 Conductive sheet, method for using conductive sheet, and touch panel  
A conductive sheet, method for using conductive sheet and touch panel, having a base substance and conductive parts formed on one of the principal surfaces of the base substance. The conductive...
8913043 Electronic writing apparatus, non-transitory recording medium, and electronic writing system  
This disclosure discloses an electronic writing apparatus. The electronic writing apparatus comprises a position acquisition portion that acquires a plurality of pieces of positional information...
8913014 Information processing apparatus and method of controlling same  
An information processing apparatus for data input in which input and editing can be performed through a simple operation is disclosed. The apparatus includes first determination means for...
8907923 Photo sensor, method of forming the same, and optical touch device  
The present invention provides a photo sensor, a method of forming the photo sensor, and a related optical touch device. The photo sensor includes a first electrode, a second electrode, a first...
8907932 Systems and methods for assessing the authenticity of dynamic handwritten signature  
A system includes an electronic pen, functionally integrated with a personal computer for the acquisition and processing of signals associated with signatures, which can be network connected...
8896579 Methods and apparatus for deformation of virtual brush marks via texture projection  
A graphics application for simulating natural media drawing and painting may model a tablet stylus as if it were a virtual projector, and as if a 2D brush tip image were projected on a virtual...
8878082 Touch-control writing tool  
A touch-control writing tool wherein the pipe body of the touch-control writing tool has a long through hole and an opening on one end thereof. A rotating element is pivotally provided on the end...
8878823 Dynamic shield electrode of a stylus  
An apparatus comprising a stylus with a dynamically switch tip shield is provided. The apparatus includes an elongated stylus housing having an end, a conductive tip disposed at least partially...
8872772 Interactive input system and pen tool therefor  
A pen tool for use with a machine vision interactive input system comprises an elongate body and a tip arrangement at one end of the body, an end surface of the body at least partially about the...
8860548 Methods and apparatus for art supply useage compliance  
Techniques are addressed for providing young children with an art experience in which opportunities to misuse art supplies, such as crayons, markers and the like are substantially reduced. To such...
8854342 Systems and methods for particle-based digital airbrushing  
A graphics application for simulating natural media drawing and painting may model a tablet stylus as if it were a virtual airbrush tool that sprays paint on a virtual canvas (tablet). The...
8847894 Providing tactile feedback incident to touch actions  
A method, system, and medium are provided for providing tactile feedback in association with contact to a touchscreen display of a mobile device. One embodiment of the method includes receiving a...
8836648 Touch pull-in gesture  
Embodiments of a touch pull-in gesture are described. In various embodiments, a touch input is detected that starts at an edge of a touch-screen and progresses as an expanding contact region from...
8816968 Selective monitor control  
Reducing energy usage by a monitor includes a map manager between a monitor interface and a processor that divides a display area of a monitor into areas and stores display information in a...
8816992 Display device and information processing apparatus  
A display device having at least a display circuit for displaying an image, and a light receiving sensor for detecting a light disposed is provided. When a light receiving circuit region including...
8816993 Stylus and touch input system  
A touch input system including a stylus and a display device is provided. The stylus includes a battery module, a touch portion, a transducer module and a RF transmitting module. When a contact...
8817466 Stylus ejector and portable electronic device  
An ejector for stylus includes a housing, an ejecting module and an operating member. The housing defines a retaining slot for retaining the stylus. The ejecting module includes a pushing member...
8803850 Stylus with control ring user interface  
Control rings are mounted on a stylus body. A controller within the stylus body generates a control signal dependent upon the control rings. The control signal is transmitted to a host electronic...
8797277 Method for multiple touch position estimation  
A method of estimating multiple touch positions on a touch sensor array, based on centroids calculated in the vicinity of a local maxima determined for the touch sensor array.
8797271 Input aggregation for a multi-touch device  
The aggregation of multiple inputs in a touch-sensitive input device is disclosed. For example, one disclosed embodiment comprises receiving multiple inputs related to a virtual object,...
8797278 Aircraft charting system with multi-touch interaction gestures for managing a map of an airport  
A method and apparatus for managing a map of an airport. The map of the airport is displayed on a display device. A movement of a number of fingers with respect to a number of aeronautical objects...
8797287 Selective scan of touch-sensitive area for passive or active touch or proximity input  
In one embodiment, an apparatus comprises a touch sensor comprising a touch-sensitive area, and a touch-sensor controller coupled to the touch sensor. The touch-sensor controller is operable when...
8791927 Stylus having magnifying lens  
A stylus for a portable electronic device includes a main body, a nib, and a lens. The main body defines a chamber in an end, the nib and the lens are connected to the other end of the main body....
8783669 Push-push type stylus eject mechanism  
A push-push type stylus eject mechanism includes a rail disposed on a substrate, a hook disposed on the substrate, a slide device sliding relative to the substrate, an elastic device connecting...
8780089 Stylus and touch input system  
A touch input system including a stylus and a display device is provided. The stylus includes a battery module, a touch portion, a transducer module and a RF transmitting module. When a contact...
8780040 Handwriting input device  
A handwriting input device includes a housing and a nib selectively exposed from a bottom side of the housing or hidden in the housing. The device further includes a pressure sensor, a motion...
8780083 Coordinate input apparatus, control method thereof, and program  
A plurality of sensors for receiving arrival light detect the change ranges of light amount distributions generated upon the pointing operation of a pointer on a coordinate input region....
8773404 Electromagnetic pen, electromagnetic signal transmission method and processing method, apparatus and device  
An electromagnetic pen, an electromagnetic signal transmission method and an electromagnetic signal processing method, a processing device and a processing apparatus comprises: a reference...
8773403 Haptic device for position detection  
A system, method, and computer program product for automatically providing a haptic stylus based interface for enhanced user interaction with touch screen devices are disclosed. The stylus...