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7385587 Asymmetrical computer mouse design with extended thumb button  
An ergonomic computer mouse has an arcuate top surface, a front end, a rear end, and left and right sidewalls. The top surface has a circular side view profile that extends from the front end to...
7378990 Laser locus ball apparatus for a wireless keyboard  
A laser locus ball apparatus for a wireless keyboard includes a base, a laser source generator, a locus ball, a light sensing element and a key cover. The base provides a lateral plate with a...
7369120 Input pointer and input device  
An input pointer includes two top-surface switches and a rotary switch on the top surface of the main body, a protrusion on an imaginary center line on the bottom surface of the main body, and two...
7365740 Scroll wheel device with a thin film type command switch  
A scroll wheel device with a thin film type command switch mainly replaces conventional optical grating switch during rotation of a wheel for outputting a signal. The thin film type command switch...
7362308 Modular scroll wheel with integral detent-engaging spring tab  
A single-piece component rotatably supports a scroll wheel and includes an integral follower arm extending into a well within which the scroll wheel rotates. Formed on a circumferential surface of...
7362309 Pointing device with flexible shape  
A pointing device includes a housing, a main body and an input section. The housing contains an upper cover and two extending arms, which extended from the upper cover. The main body is housed...
7358958 Method for locating a light source relative to optics in an optical mouse  
An optical tracking assembly for an optical mouse includes a light source, an optical sensor chip, and an integral optics assembly. The integral optics assembly includes lenses and alignment...
7330923 Input devices and methods of operating same  
Input devices and methods of operating the same are described. In one aspect, an apparatus includes a housing, a display screen, a main input device, a wireless receiver, a carrier bay, and an...
7312789 Input device with extendible body  
An input device having an extendible body or housing suitable for a hand-held operation. The input device includes a housing assembly including a palm-rest section and a base section opposite to...
7302350 Selection of software and hardware functions with a force/torque sensor  
A force-moment sensor (1) is used as a switch, with which, depending on the introduction of forces and moments onto an operating part (5) of the force-moment sensor (1), software or hardware...
7298362 Pointing device with finger-contact control  
A pointing device includes a first convex lens on a housing of the pointing device and arranged such that when a user's finger slides over the lens, an image of the user's finger is sensed to...
7295185 Input device with multi-directional roller assembly  
A multi-directional roller assembly for an input device includes a housing and a carrier supported within the housing. The carrier has a roller that can be rotated so as to scroll an image...
7295187 Electronic apparatus  
An electronic apparatus disclosed facilitates the replacement of an input device. In the electronic apparatus equipped with the input device allowing various input operations, the input device...
7283122 Input device including a scroll wheel assembly  
An input device including a scroll wheel assembly for moving an image in multiple directions on a display screen. The scroll wheel assembly may include a finger-engagable control member that may...
7277084 Accelerated data navigation  
A method and system uses an acceleration curve to enhance data navigation. In a preferred embodiment, the scrolling algorithm of an input device with a rotational member accelerates a resultant...
7271797 Optical window for generating a waveforms  
An optical window is disclosed through which light can be shone to generate a waveform. Windows are hourglass-shaped, to better conform the shape of the windows to the distribution of light...
7245289 Force-applying input device  
A force-applying input device includes a mechanical section including a tilting lever; an operation section mounted to an end of the tilting lever; first and second actuators which apply a force...
7236158 Trackball and in-vehicle device controller using the trackball  
The present invention provides a trackball and an in-vehicle device controller using the trackball. The trackball provides a stable operational feel and is easy to operate even in an environment...
7233315 Haptic feedback devices and methods for simulating an orifice  
An apparatus comprises an input device and an actuator. The input device has an interface portion. The interface portion defines a selectively adjustable orifice having a range of sizes. The...
7208942 Magnetism metric controller  
A precise, consistent, reliable, and high resolution magnetism metric controller applied in electronic and information devices is comprised of a scrolling wheel mechanism to drive by rotation a...
7196690 Input device off table switch  
According to one aspect of the invention, a movable cursor control device is provided for controlling a cursor on a display screen of a digital processing system. One exemplary cursor control...
7193612 Scrolling apparatus providing multi-directional movement of an image  
The invention is a scrolling apparatus may be incorporated into an input device, such as a pointing device or a keyboard, for example, and operatively connected to a host computer to scroll an...
7193618 Electronic ink ball point pen with memory  
An electronic pen for recording motion data relating to use of the pen. It includes a pen body and a ball mounted in the pen body. A sensor in the pen body, located proximate the ball, detects...
7170491 Accelerated scrolling  
A system and method for accelerating scrolling of a display is disclosed. When a wheel of a wheeled pointing device is actuated by a user at a first rotational rate, the display in a window...
7164412 Key free mouse  
A key-free mouse includes a top cover and a bottom cover connected to each other through a pivotal connection of locking pins to locking slots. The locking pins and the locking slots are...
7158119 Track ball device and electronic apparatus using the same  
Relating to a track ball device for manipulating a cursor moving on a display screen of an electronic apparatus, a track ball device being manipulated precisely while generating a click feel when...
7154474 Computer mouse with fragrance emitting means  
A computer mouse having a housing with a bottom surface which rests upon a horizontal operating surface. A tracking device is positioned in the housing for generating pointer control data. A...
7145548 Biomechanically low load computer mouse  
A mouse which truly performs at a low load level, significantly reducing high statistics rates of damaged muscle tissue and severe injury. The mouse does not require lifting to get back into sync...
7085584 Portable telephone set  
A portable telephone set equipped with a telephone function equivalent to that of a mobile phone includes a display section, on which one or more selection items in addition to various displays...
7071922 Optical mouse with rolling ball  
An optical mouse is operated on a work surface and includes at least one light emitter for emitting a light beam; a light receiver contained by a casing; a rolling ball arranged on the casing and...
7042441 Input device including a scroll wheel assembly for manipulating an image in multiple directions  
A scroll wheel assembly includes a rotatable member. Encoded rotation of the rotating member causes scrolling of an image on a display screen along an axis. An actuator is located within the...
7010442 Systems and methods for operating a measurement and testing instrument  
Systems and methods for implementing user input are provided. One such method includes: receiving a first user input provided via a first component of a pointing device, moving a cursor displayed...
6950093 Mouse handled in hand  
The invention is a mouse handled in hand, especially the mouse can be put both on a table surface and into a palm. The mouse comprises: at least one house; at least one switch button; a trackball,...
6937226 Input device and pointer control method  
An input device that transmits, to a host device having a display displaying a pointer, information relating to the pointer and includes a sensor detecting contact information, and further...
6927759 Optical mouse with uniform light projection  
An optical mouse includes a bottom casing, a top cover mounted to the bottom casing to define an interior space. A circuit board and a lens set are located in the interior space. The bottom casing...
6906699 Input unit, method for using the same and input system  
An input unit has a mouse function and at least one inputting function. The input unit comprises image-recording means (8) which record images. These images are used for providing both the mouse...
6903725 Self-powered cordless mouse  
A self-powered computer-pointing device includes a housing and a roller ball accommodated within the housing. At least a portion of the roller ball is exposed through an opening in the housing to...
6900793 High resolution input detection  
A method and system for determining the position of a movable member in an electronic input device within a predefined resolution. Two offset signals indicate the position of the movable member....
6885316 System and method for keyboard independent touch typing  
A finger-mounted data entry device that allows a user to enter information into a computing device without using a keyboard and a method of using the data entry device. The data entry device...
6879316 Pointing device with pressure sensitive resistor  
An input device with a pressure-sensitive element using a pressure sensing resistor. A solid elastomeric material is mounted over the pressure sensing resistor to transfer a force from the user's...
6853366 Articulator and optical detection cursor positioning device  
A cursor positioning device that can be sealed if the environment requires sealing, that can withstand harsh use, and can position the cursor easily and quickly. In operation the where the...
6844873 Reverse cantilever assembly for input devices  
A computer pointing device, such as a mouse or trackball, includes a reverse cantilever button assembly to match strength-related variations in user hand size. In one embodiment a button assembly...
6801189 Axle dock for generating clicking sense for mouse roller  
An axle dock for generating clicking sense for a mouse roller is coupled with a roller axle. The axle dock has an elastic element corresponding to concave surfaces and convex surfaces formed on an...
6731268 Computer input device  
A computer input device used to input coordinates and three-dimensional graphical information into a computer. The device includes an acceleration sensor that has a fixed volume vessel containing...
6724365 Scroll wheel device for portable computers  
A portable notebook computer includes a base having an exterior surface. A keyboard is mounted on the exterior surface. A palmrest area is mounted on the exterior surface adjacent the keyboard. A...
6710768 Integrated multi-function computer input device  
An input device functions as both a pointing device and a scanning device. The input device can have a switch with a first position in which the input device functions as a pointing device and a...
6707445 Input device  
An input device for controlling and/or selecting objects on a display unit has at least one bending sensor, and the bending sensor is connected to the longitudinal edge of a flexible wire.
6686903 Wireless mouse capable of generating and accumulating electrical energy  
A wireless mouse capable of generating and accumulating electrical energy. The wireless mouse includes: (a) a first rolling wheel, which longitudinally props up the rolling ball and detects the...
6677928 Method and system for improved communication between human and computer  
System for controlling a marker on data screen using a pointer tool, the pointer tool comprising an indication device for tactile feedback to the user for transferring information about the...
6666568 Computer light  
A light which is electrically connected to a computer power supply and which is powered by rechargeable batteries that are recharged by power from the computer to illuminate the inside of the...

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