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6667733 Pointing device  
The pointing device of the present invention has a case fixed to a mounting substrate. A sliding-type operating body and moving bodies for moving linearly in X-Y directions in the case as the...
6657618 Optical memory unit for capturing complete analog motion  
A device is provided for capturing complete analog motion, rather than digital events. A beam of columnated light, generated from a laser emitting diode, it directed at a clear, rotatable ball...
6639583 User interface utilizing a computer pointing device with infrared bridge  
A pointing device integrates an IR transceiver into the pointing device. An infrared communication link may then be established between another device and the IR transceiver on the pointing...
6621485 Gel cushion for keyboard cursor control stick  
A gel cushion that can be attached to an existing cursor pointing device (control stick) on a computer or keyboard, or be integrally formed with the cap during manufacture. The gel cushion is...
6618038 Pointing device having rotational sensing mechanisms  
A computer mouse has a plurality of motion sensors. The motion sensors generate data corresponding to their movement relative to a surface and transmit the data to a processor for analysis. The...
RE38242 Force feedback apparatus and method  
A joystick, mouse, or trackball having a rotationally-symmetrical member. The joystick or the like can be braked by an appropriate control signal from data processing apparatus such as a computer....
6603460 Mouse structure  
A mouse structure includes a base and a cover mounted to the base. A recess is defined in a front portion of the cover for receiving buttons therein. A first far infra-red emitting member is...
6583784 Pointing device based upon the hall effect and method for operating the same  
In various embodiments of the invention, an improved track ball suitably includes one or more field-producing elements that produce or respond to electromagnetic fields in accordance with the Hall...
6580419 Drop resistant cordless mouse  
A computer mouse which has a number of features protecting it from damage when dropped. Additionally, the mouse of the invention is designed with features that make it more easily graspable and...
6580420 Convertible computer input device  
A computer input device has function buttons which can be moved relative to a position sensor. The device can be used as a mouse. In specific embodiments of the device the position sensor includes...
6567076 Hand-writing input and recording device  
A hand-writing input and recording device is housed in a case and may be hand-held by a user when in use. The device includes a contact element, an amplifying element, a sense element, an X-Y axes...
6563488 Pointing device with integrated switch  
A pointing device comprises a substrate with an electrically conductive surface (36) and a resilient return member (12). The return member resiliently supports a resistive surface (20) to contact...
6563489 System for placing a subject into virtual reality  
A system for immersing a user in virtual reality comprises a closed sphere-shaped capsule defining a real environment, the capsule being installed on supports so that to rotate around its center...
6556186 Keyboard input device with pointing device for controlling cursor position on graphic display and the like  
In a keyboard input device, a mounting member of a pointing device has holes, and a base has projections. The projections are joined to the holes by caulking, thereby mounting the pointing device...
6552716 Transmission of differential optical detector signal over a single line  
A sensor for sensing movement of an encoder. At least two sensors are mounted adjacent the encoder. Each of the sensors provides an output corresponding to the amount of movement. A pair of...
6529184 Ball pattern architecture  
A methodology is provided for build-up of a variety of aesthetically pleasing highly ordered patterns which may, by known print processes, be applied to cover the entire spherical surface of a...
6525714 Pointing device with an annular rotating ring  
The present invention pertains to a computer pointing device having an annular rotating ring that is rotatable by a user to control the movement of a cursor on a computer screen. The annular...
6525713 Coordinate input device capable of inputting z-coordinate of image object  
A cordinate input device is provided in which z-coordinate of an image object and a command to scroll the image can be inputted, a positive manipulation feeling can be obtained when changing...
6522321 Roller retainer for a third axis of a mouse  
A roller retainer for the third axis of a mouse comprises a seat, an upper cover and a roller seat. The seat has a housing, a circuit board and other components. The circuit board is installed...
6507335 Pointing device with adjustable palm rest  
An apparatus which consists of a pointing device and a pad for supporting a portion of the hand. A connector is provided for connecting the pad to the pointing device such that the pad can be...
6496179 Moving position detector  
A moving position detector suitable for use as a lightweight, thin mouse. Rotations generated by virtue of frictional forces generated between a bottom of a rotating body and a floor surface are...
6486869 Cursor control method, recording medium and information processing apparatus  
A cursor control method, and an apparatus and a memory medium which stores a program related thereto controls a position of a cursor displayed on a screen based on an input from a pointing device....
6480185 Electronic device with trackball user input  
A portable radio telephone comprising a housing, a transceiver located in the housing, a controller connected to the transceiver, a display connected to the controller, and a user input device...
6469693 Computer mouse with single-piece top and single-piece bottom  
A computer mouse includes a mouse housing for supporting a ball therein. The housing includes a top coupled with a bottom. The bottom includes a single-piece body without a belly door, and the top...
6466831 Three-dimensional data input device  
A three-dimensional data input device for a computer having a display screen includes a ball rotatably provided in a device body, and sensors for detecting rotation magnitudes of the ball along...
6396478 Ergonomic mouse extension  
A computer pointing device includes a conventional computer mouse in combination with an ergonomic extension. The ergonomic extension is attached to the computer mouse for movement therewith and...
6377245 Ultimate ergonomic mouse  
The ultra ergonomic computer mouse includes an angled grip-rod which, when held and placed in the correct manner, supports and influences all the fingers and the hand to be in a naturally curved...
6374272 Selecting overlapping hypertext links with different mouse buttons from the same position on the screen  
A computer system, program product and method utilize an input region defined for a hypertext link that is capable of receiving user input for the hypertext link outside of a display region...
6369797 Multiple signaling mouse with faceted surfaces  
A conventional monoplane mouse is constructed to move on a flat surface upon a single plane within which a contained sphere may rotate tangential with the single plane contacting the flat surface....
6353429 Detented optical encoder  
A detented encoder, employed for sensing a rotation of a wheel by a user between detent position, and suited for use in a pointing device or other user input device. The detented encoder includes...
6353432 Mouse scroll input apparatus  
The present invention discloses a mouse scroll input apparatus for controlling scrolling motions in a computer window, including a signal input device for generating an input signal in response to...
6340966 Clamping device for third-axis input device of mouse  
An improved clamping device for third-axis input device of mouse, comprises a hollow roller stage and a roller with a plurality positioning holes and pivotally arranged on the roller stage. The...
6326950 Pointing device using two linear sensors and fingerprints to generate displacement signals  
The invention relates to a pointing device using two linear sensors and fingerprints to generate displacement signals. The pointing device comprises a housing, a linear image input device having...
6270414 Exoskeletal platform for controlling multi-directional avatar kinetics in a virtual environment  
A system, apparatus and method enabling a participant to control the multi-dimensional kinetics of their avatar in a virtual environment. The participant accomplishes this control by selectably...
6262714 Pointing device with a detachable roller ball module  
The present invention provides a pointing device comprising a housing, a roller ball module and a circuit board. The roller ball module has a mounting frame detachably installed in the housing, a...
6256013 Computer pointing device  
A case top for the housing of a mouse-type computer pointing device is made of a single piece of plastic. The case top includes securing arms which engage securing hooks extending from a case...
6232958 Input device with multiplexed switches  
An input device for a computer system includes a detection circuit with first and second inputs capable of carrying first and second input signals. A user depressible switch adapted to allow a...
6225981 Wireless computer mouse  
A wireless computer mouse is characterized in that a detachable battery cover is arranged over the top housing of the mouse. The battery cover has similar shape with that of the top housing and...
6219035 Apparatus panel  
An apparatus panel for placement at least partially in front of a screen or display or over a printed surface, has at least two stacked, transparent panel plates, a mechanical user interface in...
6204838 Controlling scrolls of a screen image  
The present invention discloses a pointing device for scrolling a screen image. The pointing device comprises a chassis, a housing having an opening on its top mounted on the chassis, a vertical...
6201534 Trackball for single digit control of wireless terminal  
A side-mounted cursor pointing device 108 for a wireless terminal 100 including a sliding cover 110. The sliding cover 110 slides over the cursor pointing device 108 in an off position. When the...
6184869 Computer input device having multiple multi-dimensional detection devices  
A computer input device having multiple multi-directional detection devices that can be simultaneously operated by a user to provide multi-dimensional input to a computer is disclosed. The...
6184870 Integral ball cage for pointing device  
An electronic mouse with an integral ball cage. The ball cage in one embodiment has integrally formed extensions having openings for enclosed shaft encoders and a pressure roller. The shaft...
6144370 Electromagnetic active trackball control system using magnets energized in sequence which cause the trackball to move  
A track ball control system which is attachable to a computer system that has a display screen on which a cursor is positionable, including at least one track ball regulator for providing physical...
6121956 Dustless mouse  
A dustless mouse comprises: a circuit, a horizontal conic rolling wheel, a vertical conic rolling wheel, a pressured conic rolling wheel, a round ball and a shell, when the prior mouse is slid,...
6111563 Cordless retroreflective optical computer mouse  
An optical reflective mouse or other pointing device for computers which provide an optical signal. The mouse modifies, e.g., interrupts, the optical signal from the computer as a function of the...
6091404 Trackball for a portable computer  
The present invention relates to a trackball for a portable computer, which can be operated when not only is a trackball mounted on the main body of the portable computer, but is also detached...
6046729 Z axis device of a computer mouse  
A computer mouse having an improvement of Z axis device is disclosed. The computer mouse includes a roller ball. The Z axis device includes a spring member having a spiral portion, a first art...
6034671 Photocoupling signal detection circuit for a computer mouse  
A photocoupling signal detection circuit for a computer mouse to simplify the design of circuit by tracking the slope change of input voltage waveform and produce a digital output which can detect...
6031522 Ergonomic computer mouse based on hand size and preference  
A hand-held mouse has a base pointing unit with a movement sensor and a plurality of switches for selecting a visual object indicated by a location of the graphical pointer on the display, and an...

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