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8319734 Input apparatus for a handheld electronic device and method of enabling input employing the same  
An improved input apparatus and method of enabling input improve handheld electronic devices having a housing and a processor apparatus disposed on the housing. The processor apparatus comprises a...
8218301 Keyboard  
A keyboard includes a casing, a retaining frame, and a keyboard module. The casing is made from a metallic sheet and has upper and lower parts. The lower part is bent from front and rear ends of...
7967189 Computer keyboard overlay  
In one embodiment, the invention provides a keyboard overlay adapted to indicate which one of a plurality of menu commands provided by a particular software application is invoked when an...
7911450 Input apparatus for a handheld electronic device and method of enabling input employing the same  
An improved input apparatus and method of enabling input improve handheld electronic devices having a housing and a processor apparatus disposed on the housing. The processor apparatus comprises a...
7832628 Protective cover for terminal keypad security switches  
A point-of-sale terminal may incorporate a security device for preventing penetration of a foreign conductor into a region in fluid communication with a security switch of the point-of-sale...
7738239 Electronic apparatus  
According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus comprises: a casing comprising a circuit module; a keyboard mounting portion on which a keyboard is detachably mounted, and a cover detachably...
7523862 Multi-function keypad using colored light sources and optical films  
A multi-function key system for use with an electronic device can include at least one key (230) and an optical film (255) optically coupled to the key. The optical film (255) can include a first...
7520442 Input device  
An input device for applying a signal depending on a user-operated key to an information processing device is disclosed which includes a plurality of keys including a function-key pad and a...
7427013 Calculator apparatus  
A calculator is provided that includes an input pad that includes a sales tax button and a currency pad, which includes a change due button and a number of currency keys. The currency keys can be...
7338224 Ergonomic keyboard apparatus  
A plurality of embodiments of improved ergonomic keyboards for interfacing with a user's arms, wrists, hands and fingers in a more natural way, i.e., in ways that are optimally suited to human...
7331516 Portable terminal having movable keypad  
A portable terminal includes a main housing having a display device and a second keypad positioned adjacently to the display device and a first keypad adapted to slide on the main housing to...
7158374 Method and system for assembling keypad  
A method and system for assembling a keypad or a keypad module to a processing portion of an electronic device is described. The keypad module is a sealed unit connectable to the pre assembled...
7091955 Multi-purpose keyboard  
Methods and apparatuses are disclosed for a keyboard. A removable part of a keyboard includes keyboard keys and stores identification data for indicating software for the particular removable...
7056043 Keyboard for a mobile device  
An apparatus has a keyboard panel with a QWERTY array of alphabetic key actuation indicia. The apparatus further has a QWERTY array of keys that are free of alphabetic key actuation indicia, and...
6991389 Foldable keyboard  
In a foldable keyboard, a cover member (100) includes a cover part (101) provided with a cover plate (104) and a pair of supporting elements (102, 103) formed on both ends of the cover plat. The...
6880796 Angle adjustment structure for electronic apparatus having display unit  
An angle adjustment structure of an electronic apparatus having a display unit is provided to position the electronic apparatus on a support plane by an inclination angle. The angle adjustment...
6869011 Apparatus and method for controlling an electrical switch array  
An electrical switching apparatus configured for low power operation includes: (a) a plurality of switching devices arranged in a switching array permitting sensing of individual switching events...
6856507 Personal digital assistant assembly  
In a personal digital assistant assembly, a coupling block disposed on an operating surface of a base module is rotatable about a pivot axle transverse to the operating surface. An elongated hinge...
6805506 Keyboard with multiple indicia sets  
The present invention discloses a method for displaying individually on a plurality of keys of a keyboard or keypad two or more indicia representing two or more functions performed by each key....
6781574 Apparatus and method for preventing poor operation of key due to chattering noise  
An apparatus and method for preventing poor operation of a key due to chattering noise are provided. The apparatus includes a control button section for generating a key signal to control a...
6752631 Teaching apparatus and method of enabling use of keyboard by young children  
A teaching apparatus and method of enabling a child who does not have a complete mastery of a relationship between upper and lower letters to enter data into a computer is presented. In one...
6724633 Sectional computer housing  
A sectional computer housing includes a plurality of frame posts and a plurality of sectional panels molded using aluminum extrusion. Each of the frame posts is provided with a screw groove at one...
6705787 Protective keyboard cover  
A shield for protecting a keyboard assembly includes a one-piece resiliently flexible membrane having a generally planar base overlaying a deck portion of the keyboard assembly, and one or more...
6648231 Electronic apparatus having an interlocking device for locking releasably a keyboard device to a host module  
An electronic apparatus includes a host module, a keyboard device, and an interlocking device. The host module includes a- module case formed with a keyboard-receiving groove. A rear wall of the...
6634065 Retainer clip for attaching components to a belt molding  
A retainer clip receives a keypad and the like on a beltline molding. The clip has a face plate having a plurality of apertures. A wall extends from the face plate. The wall has a plurality of...
6635167 Apparatus and method for determining the concentration of a component of a sample  
An instrument (20) has a well (28a-b) for receiving a dry cell (75), an opening (78) through which a first connector (74) is exposed to the well (28a-b), and a boss (76) adjacent the opening (78)....
6528741 Text entry on portable device  
A portable electronic device has a keypad for entering alphanumeric characters including a plurality of single contact keys and a multi-way shift key. A character is entered by actuating a single...
6515852 External keyboard for personal digital assistant  
An external keyboard connected to a personal digital assistant (PDA) comprises a keyboard section, a cover including a first portion and a hinged second portion, and a connection port in the...
6472626 Keyboard overlay  
A keyboard overlay that may be adjusted to fit over a variety of keyboards. The overlay is self-supporting so that potential damage to the keyboard is limited, and requires no straps or other...
6467683 Waterproof keyboard  
A waterproof keyboard is disclosed. The waterproof keyboard includes a top cover, a base, an orientating apparatus, and a conductive membrane above the base and a rubber sheet above the conductive...
6445380 Keyboard for desktop and portable computer  
The invention relates to a keyboard for desktop and portable computers. The keys of the keyboard are disposed as a single block of rows of juxtaposed keys, laid out on top of one another, in that...
6285299 Soft cover adapter for computer keyboard  
A soft cover adapter for customizing and/or simplifying the use of a computer keyboard comprises an easily attachable soft cover made of cloth, vinyl, leather, or the like, configured in size and...
6237846 Body wearable keyboard  
A body-wearable keyboard features an optimized key layout that can be used in a conventional configuration or a body-wear configuration. By rotating one or more key clusters, the keyboard can be...
6226175 Handheld electronic device having a stress releasing structure and method for releasing stress imposed thereto  
An apparatus and method for releasing a load stress imposed during operation of a handheld electronic device includes a thin housing body defining an opening for mounting a keyboard panel. The...
6178085 Calculator lid mechanism  
A calculator which generally possesses a flat, compact and portable housing construction, and which includes a calculator lid mechanism which pivots a flat cover of the calculator in a...
6142367 Electronic device and method of displaying mathematical expressions including variables  
The present invention is intended to enable an electronic calculator device for calculating functions to display a mathematical expression by automatically substituting a variable-value into a...
6059819 Therapeutic device  
A therapeutic device for the inhibition of inflammatory diseases in biological tissue and a body part of user. The therapeutic device includes a body member having a work surface and a leading...
6050825 Opaque, one-size-fits-all computer keyboard cover which covers only the three or four alpha-numeric rows  
An improved opaque computer keyboard cover (10) which covers only the three- or four alpha-numeric rows of the keyboard (12). Function and format keys (12) are not covered which provides a...
6040977 Palm rest for a keyboard or a portable computer having a numeric keypad  
A portable computer includes a base with a keyboard on an upper surface and having a front portion and a rear portion. A display housing is connected to the base. There is a palm rest disposed and...
5929357 Keyboard assembly having plurality of keys formed integrally with common key support  
A keyboard assembly comprises at least one key unit including a plurality of keys each having a front end and a base end, a common key support supporting the keys, and a connecting portion...
5929401 Curved keyboard keypad and contact structure  
A keypad is disclosed having a rigid plate with openings. A flexible sheet of the keypad has keys which protrude through the openings of the rigid plate. The keypad further includes a rigid...
5886331 Electronic calculator for determining truck driver log book values  
An electronic calculator for determining truck driver log book values including a liquid crystal display. Also included is a conventional numeric keypad having a matrix of numeric keys for...
5861588 Plane mechanical keyboard  
A plane, mechanical keyboard comprises several main keys, each of which is surrounded by one or more secondary keys and is mechanically connected to at least one of these secondary keys to define...
5739507 Keyboard for cash registers and other registers  
A keyboard for cash registers and other registers of a type having long and short stroke keys (3) allows a structural reconfiguration for meeting various needs of customers. The keyboard, with all...
5651622 Keyboard separable into two parts in which an angle between its two parts can be changed  
A keyboard separable into two parts in which an angle between its two parts can be changed includes: a left keyboard having a first connection ring attached thereto, the left keyboard being...
5631060 Resin molded article having a movable projecting portion  
A resin molded article having a moveable projecting portion suitable for use in forming a keyboard or keyboard switch and which is substantially free from flex fatigue. At least the moveable...
5614702 Keyboard actuator with catch hooks and weakened portion  
A keyboard for a fully electronic, microcomputer-controlled commercial scale with call-up memory, in particular for self-service or quick-service purposes, comprises a keyboard consisting of a...
5551497 Decorative computer keyboard cover  
A decorative cover for computer keyboards having a covering material assembly (10) of textile fabric, leather, vinyl, or other covering material (12) sewn or otherwise fastened together,...
5517009 Structure of keyboard  
A keyboard for a computer includes a rubber pad having conductive rubber cones and a recessed portion, a key unit having keys respectively disposed above the rubber cones, an upper silver grating...
5514855 Computer keyboard adapter providing large size key surfaces  
An adapter device, for use with a standard personal computer having affixed thereto a keyboard, is comprised of a molded rigid panel which is provided with a plurality of over-sized keys. The...

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