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9041652 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...
9043725 User interface with enlarged icon display of key function  
To improve the consumer experience with portable electronic devices, a user interface combines the use of capacitive sensors with tactile sensors in an input device. When a user places a finger,...
9024790 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...
9019133 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...
9019131 Terminal and method for executing function using human body communication  
Methods and apparatus for human body communication are provided. A communication signal for transmission through the human body is generated. The communication signal is transmitted when the...
8994495 Virtual vehicle entry keypad and method of use thereof  
Keypad indicia are integral with a window of a vehicle. The keypad indicia are formed using a ultra-violet (UV) fluorescent dye that is nearly invisible to a human eye until exposed to UV light. A...
8963696 Apparatus for performing key control with reduced key matrix pin count  
An apparatus for performing key control includes an integrated circuit (IC) arranged to detect a key press according to some input/output signals of a key matrix, where the input/output signals...
8866641 Method and apparatus for controlling a keypad of a device  
A device (2600) includes a controllable skin texture (2606) defining a keypad (2610), a sensor (2602), and control logic (200). The sensor senses a proximity of a pointing element (2900) to a...
8860547 Control terminal  
A wearable control terminal for allowing a user to control a target object includes a contact detector, an impact detector, a motion detector, and a transmitter. The contact detector is mounted on...
8830188 Infrastructural haptics on wall scale interactive displays  
An interactive wall provides tactile feedback based on detected touch and displayed content on the wall surface. Upon detecting a touch on the wall surface, the interactive wall provides real time...
8823675 Capacitive matrix touch sensor  
A device includes a substrate, a top touch panel, and an electrode supported by the substrate including a conductive compressible material extending from the substrate to the top touch panel....
8786554 Priority and combination suppression techniques (PST/CST) for a capacitive keyboard  
Apparatus and methods are described for selecting which of a plurality of simultaneously activated keys in a keyboard based on an array of capacitive sensors is a key intended for selection by a...
8760413 Tactile surface  
In one or more embodiments, a device includes a surface and an actuator mechanism operably associated with the surface. The actuator mechanism is configured to provide tactile feedback to a user...
8723832 Method for actuating a tactile interface layer  
A method for actuating a tactile interface layer for a device that defines a surface with a deformable region, comprising the steps of detecting a gesture of the user along the surface of the...
8698001 Electrode structure of the touch panel, method thereof and touch panel  
An electrode structure is provided. The electrode structure comprises a plurality of first conductive cells and second conductive cells separated from each other and disposed on a substrate; a...
8665224 Capacitance touch sensor  
A capacitance touch sensor includes a square wave generator for generating a square wave clock, a sensor panel for receiving the square wave clock and then generating a panel signal, a peak...
8624759 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...
8604944 Systems, methods and apparatus for local programming of quantum processor elements  
Systems, methods and apparatus for a scalable quantum processor architecture. A quantum processor is locally programmable by providing a memory register with a signal embodying device control...
8606177 Apparatus and method for controlling human body contact of ground electrode, and human body communication system using the same  
Provided are an apparatus and a method for controlling human body contact of ground electrode, and a human body communication system using the same. The apparatus includes a resistance measuring...
8581871 Narrow frame touch input sheet, manufacturing method of same, and conductive sheet used in narrow frame touch input sheet  
A narrow frame touch input sheet, and a conductive sheet used in the narrow frame touch input sheet, are suitable for a capacitive touch sensor having a narrow frame and two layers of transparent...
8564557 Device and method for parallel-scanning differential touch detection  
A method for parallel-scanning differential touch detection is disclosed herein. The method includes generating a plurality of first outputs by a differential unit according to a plurality of...
8547114 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...
8537036 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...
8508244 Method for improving scan time and sensitivity in touch sensitive user interface device  
System and method for optimizing the consumption of power while maintaining performance in capacitive sensor arrays. A limited sensing area is used to improve the update rate and sensitivity of a...
8508374 Motor power module  
A motor power module is provided that includes a control board mounted to the terminals of a relay. The control board includes a control circuit with a processor. The processor is operative to...
8497786 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...
8497844 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...
8487788 Determining actuation of multi-sensor-electrode capacitive buttons  
In a method for determining actuation of a first capacitive button having a first set of at least three sensor electrode elements associated with at least three distinct sensor electrodes, and...
8482437 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...
8466814 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...
8462022 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...
8456330 Configurable buttons for electronic devices  
Configurable buttons for electronic devices such as portable electronic devices are provided. A configurable button may have a button member that moves relative to a device housing when it is...
8442578 Mobile personal services platform for providing feedback  
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer program products, for generating feedback. In one aspect, a method includes receiving sensor data from a plurality of sensors, wherein at least...
8421666 Analog to digital converter with adjustable conversion window  
In one embodiment, an apparatus includes a first capacitor system and a second capacitor system. Each capacitor system comprises one or more engaged capacitors from respective pluralities of...
8416117 Analog to digital converter with dual integrating capacitor systems  
In one embodiment, an apparatus comprises a first capacitor system and a second capacitor system. Each capacitor system is removably coupled to the same portion of an analog to digital converter...
8410897 Contact detection device for vehicular use and security device for vehicular use  
Disclosed are a contact detection device for vehicular use and a security device for vehicular use that are capable of identifying whether contact is human-induced and that prevent erroneous...
8405527 Touch sensor system with memory  
A touch sensor system. The touch sensor system may include a touch sensor configured to provide an output in response to contact with a touch area, a controller coupled to the touch sensor and...
8405528 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...
8395591 Electro-osmotic tactile display  
The present disclosure generally relates to tactile display devices that include a reservoir for containing a driving fluid. A plurality of toxel portions may be sensitively drivable by the fluid...
8390481 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...
8378981 Capacitive sensing with high-frequency noise reduction  
A method and apparatus for sensing the presence of a body from a change in an amount of charge present on a capacitively charged key includes performing a measurement burst which generates a...
8378987 Sensing method and circuit for a capacitive touch panel  
A sensing method for a capacitive touch panel includes charging a measure capacitor, setting the voltage across a mutual capacitor at the intersection of two traces of the capacitive touch panel,...
8358226 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...
8339288 Light guide having a capacitive sensing grid for a keypad and related methodology  
An electronic device may include a keypad having a plurality of predefined key areas and a light guide that may be used to illuminate the key areas. The light guide may include a capacitive...
8339293 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...
8330735 Capacitive touch circuit  
A capacitive touch circuit includes a single comparator, a reference voltage control unit, a resistance adjusting unit, a delay unit, and a relaxation oscillation control unit. The comparator has...
8319671 Keypad structure  
A keypad structure comprises a plurality of dome switches. Each of the plurality of dome switches provides a first tactile feedback to a user when pressed. At least one vibratory element is...
8319670 Input arrangement  
The invention provides an input device of an electric apparatus and a method of manufacturing an input device, wherein the input device comprises: a key member for receiving an input from a user,...
8314720 Terminal and method for executing function using human body communication  
Provided is a method and a terminal for executing a function of a terminal according to data transmitted and received through a human body, which includes detecting a touch in a human body...
8315832 Normalizing capacitive sensor array signals  
An embodiment of the present invention is directed to a method for reporting position information. Position information received from a plurality of capacitive sensors in an array of capacitive...

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