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9041651 Multi-touch mouse  
A multi-touch mouse includes a mouse body, a touch pad, and a controlling unit. In a case that the touch pad is not touched and the touch state is OFF, the multi-touch mouse is in a conventional...
9041650 Using measurement of lateral force for a tracking input device  
Systems and methods for using measurements of a lateral force applied to a motion-based input device are disclosed. The input device has a force detection module operable to detect lateral forces...
9035877 3D computer cursor  
The present invention introduces a 3D computer cursor that helps the user to interact with 3D computer applications in an intuitive manner. Said 3D computer cursor enables the user to easily...
9035881 Electronic apparatus and electronic system that can select signal smoothing apparatus, and computer readable media that can perform signal smoothing method that can select signal smoothing operation  
An electronic apparatus that can utilize a first report rate to generate a first report rate output signal according to an output signal or can utilize a second report rate smaller than the first...
9024879 Computer input device with switchable operation modes and mode switching method thereof  
A computer input device with switchable operation modes includes a body, a printed-circuit-board (PCB), a processor, and two switches. Two function buttons are disposed on the body to be pressed...
9025712 Sensor, clock frequency adjusting system and method thereof  
A clock frequency adjusting system is disclosed. The clock frequency adjusting system includes a sensing clock generating unit, a frequency-dividing unit and a controller. The frequency-dividing...
9024878 Hardware cursor snooping  
A feedback subsystem may be used to control the positioning of a local cursor of a display in response to receiving remote cursor movement information from a remote computer system. The feedback...
9019207 Spacebar integrated with trackpad  
An apparatus includes a keyboard and a trackpad, where a spacebar for the keyboard is integrated as a part of the trackpad.
9013406 Mouse key identification circuit, mouse key identification device and mouse  
The disclosure discloses a mouse key identification circuit, a mouse key identification device and a mouse. The mouse key identification circuit comprises: N keys, M collection ports, a...
9013405 Touch-scrolling pad for computer input devices  
In embodiments of a touch-scrolling pad for computer input devices, a touch sensor strip detects touch contacts on a touch-scrolling pad that is implemented for vertical scrolling input and...
9007305 Optical navigation system and method of estimating motion with optical lift detection  
An optical navigation system and method of estimating motion uses a plate with an aperture, a photodetector and an optical system for optical lift detection. The optical system is configured to...
9001042 Pointing device and wireless terminal for reducing power consumption by supplying power only when a contact is detected  
A pointing device includes a displacement detection section that detects an amount of displacement and a direction of displacement of the self-pointing device; a wireless communication section...
9001043 Mouse device  
A mouse device includes a main casing, a base plate, and a rear swinging part. The base plate includes a concave part and a bulge. The main casing includes a front swinging part. The rear swinging...
8994658 Input apparatus, control apparatus, control method, and handheld apparatus  
To provide an input apparatus, a control apparatus, a control system, and a control method that are capable of improving an operational feeling when a user uses the input apparatus to input an...
8994657 Methods and devices for identifying users based on tremor  
Systems and methods according to the present invention address these needs and others by providing a handheld device, e.g., a 3D pointing device, which uses hand tremor as an input. One or more...
8994644 Viewing images with tilt control on a hand-held device  
A user interface suitable for use in cellular phones and personal digital assistants (PDAs), PC Tablets, as well as laptops, PCs, office equipment, medical equipment, or any other hand-held...
8988445 Systems and methods for capturing and recreating the feel of surfaces  
Systems and methods for capturing and recreating the feel of a surface are disclosed. A method for capturing a feel of a surface comprises contacting the surface with a handheld tool, recording...
8988352 Mouse having pop-up mechanism  
An exemplary embodiment of a mouse includes a main body, a pop-up mechanism received in the main body, and a cap. The shell defines a first through hole. The cap is fixed to the pop-up mechanism...
8983538 Cellular communication device with wireless pointing device function  
A method and apparatus receive first input through a touch screen and communicate over a cellular network responsive to the first input. The method and apparatus receive second input through the...
8982052 Optical navigation devices  
An assembly is adapted for being employed in an optical navigation device, such as that used on a computer or mobile communications device. The assembly includes a housing device and an optical...
8982051 Detecting touch on a surface  
Embodiments are disclosed herein that are related to input devices with curved multi-touch surfaces. One disclosed embodiment comprises a touch-sensitive input device having a curved geometric...
8976113 Mouse housing structure  
A mouse housing structure includes a housing having a main body of a front wall, and a tongue portion defining a position wall, at least a track device disposed at the tongue portion and defining...
8976114 Device that manages power provided to an object sensor  
A hand-held device with a sensor for providing a signal indicative of a position of the hand-held device relative to an object surface enables power to the sensor at a first time interval when the...
8970497 Computer mouse with adjustable decorative wing  
A computer mouse with adjustable decorative wing includes a main housing, a bottom board covered on the bottom surface of the main housing, a decorative wing disposed on one side of the main...
8970496 Ergonomic slider-based selector  
A device connectable to a computer is disclosed. The device comprises a selector defining a pathway and a plurality of positions along the pathway, the selector having a terminal displaceable...
8970519 System and method for spurious signal detection and compensation on an input device  
A method for applying a first or second set of threshold values for touch sensor gesture recognition based on the presence of one of a plurality of predetermined conditions is described herein....
8970492 Remote session control using multi-touch inputs  
Accessing and controlling a remote desktop of a remote computing system using a multi-touch display of a local computing system. The remote desktop is displayed on the multi-touch display. Upon...
8970403 Method for actuating a tactile interface layer  
A method for actuating a tactile interface layer of a device that defines a surface with a deformable region, comprising the steps of deforming a deformable region of the surface into a formation...
8970477 Handheld device having retractable keypad assembly  
A exemplary key assembly for a handheld device includes one or more L-shaped key structures each having a first member configured to receive an input keystroke and a second member substantially...
8966131 System method for bi-directional tunneling via user input back channel (UIBC) for wireless displays  
This disclosure describes a method of establishing a bi-directional user interface back channel (UIBC) to a computing device, receiving encapsulated peripheral data from the computing device using...
8963839 Wireless mouse and wireless input device  
A wireless mouse includes a base, a battery fastener and a top cover. The base has a top portion that is formed with a battery container unit. The battery fastener includes a fastener body...
8963694 System and method for remote controlled device selection based on device position data and orientation data of a user  
A system and method are provided for selecting a remote controlled device to be controlled from among a plurality of remote controllable devices. The system includes an electronic device having a...
8960039 Auto transmission lever mouse device for shift by wire system  
A mouse AT lever includes a pair of A/B buttons generating control signals when being pressed and an operation dial turning to implement P, R, N, D, and M shift ranges, and can implement a basic...
8957854 Zero-click activation of an application  
A method is described for activating an application without specific positioning of a mouse or clicking a mouse button (“zero-click activation”). This is done by evaluating motion of an input...
8957849 Optical scrolling module and optical control module  
An optical scrolling module includes a prism, a light source, an image sensor and a first condenser. The prism is disposed at an opening of an upper shell of a mouse and has a light incident...
8957860 RFID-based input device  
An input device for use with a computer system includes: a pad and a portable unit operating as a computer mouse. The pad includes: a first antenna providing power to the portable unit, a radio...
8952896 Cob module of an optical mouse  
A COB module of an optical mouse has a controller circuit and optical components of the optical mouse integrated thereon, so as to improve the problem with conventional optical mice that light...
8952914 Touch input device  
A touch input device includes: a touch surface that has a three-dimensional structure, and identifies a touch coordinate of a point touched by an object; and a controller that defines a first...
8952886 Method and apparatus for accelerated scrolling  
Improved approaches for users to with graphical user interfaces of computing devices are disclosed. A rotational user action supplied by a user via a user input device can provide accelerated...
8949495 Input device and data transmission method thereof  
An input device with parallel multi-tasking capabilities is disclosed. The input device comprises a controller, a data assigning unit and a plurality of first communication end-points. The input...
8942764 Personal media device controlled via user initiated movements utilizing movement based interfaces  
Systems and methods are provided for a media device including one or more movement-based interfaces for interfacing with or controlling the media device.
8941591 User interface elements positioned for display  
User interface elements positioned for display is described. In various embodiment(s), sensor input can be received from one or more sensors that are integrated with a portable device. A device...
8937602 System and method for rocking finger and static finger detection on an input device  
A method of reducing the power consumption of an input device includes operating the input device at a first power level, detecting the presence of a touch object on a touch surface of the input...
8937594 3D pointing devices with orientation compensation and improved usability  
Systems and methods according to the present invention describe 3D pointing devices which enhance usability by transforming sensed motion data from a first frame of reference (e.g., the body of...
8934681 Method for detecting object on an operation interface of a touchable device and touchable device using the same  
A method for detecting an object and a touchable device are presented, which is capable of detecting an object having a fingerprint feature on an operation interface of the touchable device. An...
8933883 Light-pointing device and light-tracking receiver having a function selection key and system using the same  
A light-pointing device generates a light beam, and converts the light beam into a flicker mode with the function selection keys. Different function selection keys trigger different flicker...
8933355 Switch triggering device  
A switch triggering device of an electronic device is provided. By the switch triggering device, a switch on a top surface of a circuit board can be controlled from a bottom side of the electronic...
8933875 Velocity stabilization for accelerometer based input devices  
A method and apparatus for reducing or eliminating tracking errors associated with accelerometer-based input devices. The method and apparatus calculates a velocity of the input device; determines...
8933880 Interactive presentation system  
An interactive presentation system includes: an imaging device; an image analyzer that calculates information regarding a pointed position by using captured-image data; a controller that receives...
8928499 Input device with multiple sets of input keys  
An input device is disclosed that includes keys on a first surface and a second surface of the input device. At least some of the keys are operably coupled to a matrix including a switch for each...