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9024880 Interactive system capable of improving image processing  
An interactive system capable of improving image processing includes a reference device, a processing module and a controller. The reference device is used for transmitting and/or reflecting light...
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.
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...
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...
8902165 Cursor control device with integrated scroll ring  
A scrolling device is provided to scroll display content on a display device. The scrolling device includes a scroll ring with a sensor mechanically coupled to the scroll ring and adapted to...
8872761 Method and device for processing signals from a pointing device  
The invention relates to a pointing device and a method for processing signals from such a pointing device, said device comprising a base and an actuator movable with respect to the base, and a...
8866743 Navigational tool with drag-based tactile feedback on a handheld wireless communication device  
A wireless handheld communication device features a rotational navigation tool assembly such as a trackball or a thumbwheel. The rotational navigation tool assembly provides a user with tactile...
8851896 Virtual reality GTAW and pipe welding simulator and setup  
A simulator facilitating virtual welding activity. The simulator may include a logic processor based subsystem operable to generate an interactive welding environment in virtual reality space that...
8791903 Pointing device  
A pointing device is provided. The pointing device is configured to output a movement instruction signal for moving a cursor on a display in an instructed direction and includes: a pointing stick;...
8786547 Effects of gravity on gestures  
Techniques involving an effect of gravity on gestures are described. In one or more implementations, the techniques describe gestures that are usable to provide inputs and therefore initiate...
8749589 Information handling system with touch pad and point stick  
An information handling system is disclosed including a display, a base coupled to the display and a keypad with a plurality of keys disposed on the base. The system further includes a touchpad...
8743050 Handheld device having pivotally retractable keypad assembly  
A handheld device includes a housing and a keypad assembly configured within the housing. The keypad assembly includes one or more groups of keys configured for movable positioning between a first...
8730168 Contaminant-resistant optical mouse and cradle  
A contaminant-neutralizing cradle comprises a base and a support surface configured to removably receive a coherently-illuminated mouse. A neutralizing element is disposed on the support surface...
8716973 Haptic user interface  
A haptic arm comprising: a user connection element; a reference; a first linkage connecting the user connection element to the reference, where the first linkage provides at least six independent...
8692816 State-based auxiliary display operation  
Described is a technology by which the operation of an auxiliary computing device, comprising a display and/or actuator set, may be automatically modified based on detected state data. For...
8693179 Portable electronic device and detachable touch structure thereof  
A detachable touch structure for a portable electronic device is disclosed. The detachable touch structure comprises a flexible board, a flexible touch panel, a control module, and a linkage...
8681096 Automatic switching between functions emulated by a click pad device  
Touchpad devices emulating button functionality (“click pad” devices) that simultaneously emulates multiple functionalities are described herein. In addition, embodiments provide for click pad...
8659548 Enhanced camera-based input  
Enhanced camera-based input, in which a detection region surrounding a user is defined in an image of the user within a scene, and a position of an object (such as a hand) within the detection...
8659552 Handheld electronic device  
A handheld electronic device includes an input apparatus, an output apparatus, and a processor apparatus. The input apparatus includes a reduced keyboard and roller ball input. The roller ball...
8633893 Pointing device with solid-state roller  
A solid-state roller on a pointing device with enhanced features. The solid-state design described herein allows the sensor to be placed on any shape of surface, such as one that has curvature in...
8624836 Gesture-based small device input  
A computer-implemented method is described that includes providing a watch defining a body and a watch face on a surface of the body, the body having one or more sensors arranged to sense user...
RE44658 Storage medium having input processing program stored thereon and input processing device  
An input processing device comprises a display screen and a pointing device for inputting corresponding 2-dimensional coordinates on the display screen. A 3-dimensional space is displayed on the...
8599138 Information processing apparatus, information processing method and computer program  
An information processing apparatus is provided which includes a position acquisition unit for obtaining a display position of an input area in a display area, and a display control unit for...
8576172 Pointer tracking across multiple overlapping coordinate input sub-regions defining a generally contiguous input region  
A touch system comprises overlapping coordinate input sub-regions defining a generally contiguous input surface. Each coordinate input sub-region generates pointer coordinate data in response to...
8570194 Clutch-height adjustment in an optical tracking device  
Architecture for managing clutch height in an optical navigational device such as a computer mouse. In one embodiment for a mouse, a feature can be molded into the bottom case that limits the...
8558787 Input device and method, information processing device and method, information processing system, and program  
An input device includes an operating unit that a user grasps and operates in a three-dimensional free space in order to remotely operate an information processing device; and a transmitting unit...
8532585 Electronic device with rotary knob multi-functional control  
Control of multiple functions of an electronic device is provided by using a single control element (102) including a switch body (312) adjustable between multiple switch positions, a primary...
8508480 Method and apparatus to facilitate non-flush general navigation buttons for a clamshell handheld device  
A handheld device comprising a first portion and a second portion rotatably coupled to the first portion. The handheld device is movable between an opened configuration and a closed configuration....
8502781 3-axis trackball  
An input device is disclosed. The input device can provide a control signal to a host system. The input device can include a ball and one or more sensor assemblies configured to sense the position...
8497838 Push actuation of interface controls  
A computing system translates a world space position of a hand of a human target to a screen space cursor position of a user interface. When the cursor overlaps a button in the user interface, the...
8487750 Method and apparatus for monitoring user activity at a computer screen to stimulate motility  
A system and method for stimulating user motility is provided. According to the invention a monitoring system receives information associated with a user of a computer, and a display associated...
8432356 Button with edge mounted pivot point  
A device disclosed herein reduces inadvertent activation of buttons mounted on edges of an electronic device. The button moves around an axis of rotation proximate to, and parallel with, the...
8432361 Computer mouse  
A computer mouse includes a driver module, a plurality of wheels, a control module, and a plurality of sensors. The control module is electrically connected to the driver module and the sensors,...
8368651 Input device  
An input device includes a case, a ball, a magnetic detecting element, a wiring board, and a rocking part. The ball is rotatably accommodated in the case, exposed from an opening of the case, and...
8350809 Input device to control elements of graphical user interfaces  
An input device to control elements of graphical user interfaces has at least one input element with multiple buttons (keys), and at least one rotatable input element that is actuated at least...
8350813 Digitizer and input device  
A digitizer includes a case having an input portion; at least three first projected portions fixed to the case, the first projected portions coming into contact with a placement surface so as to...
8345003 Optical positioning device using telecentric imaging  
One embodiment relates to an optical displacement sensor for sensing movement of a data input device across a surface by determining displacement of optical features in a succession of frames. The...
8344915 Keyboard and information processing device  
A keyboard includes a base, and plural keys arranged on the base, wherein at least a part of the plural keys are arranged in plural steps in a depth direction of the keyboard, in the shape of a...
8330094 Optical sensing module and optical mouse with the same  
In an optical mouse, an optical sensing module includes a printed circuit board and a packaging body. The printed circuit board has an upper surface and a lower surface on opposite sides. The...
8330719 Mouse  
A mouse includes a bottom casing, a PCB with a controller fixed thereon and a roller unit assembled to the bottom casing, and a top casing coupled with the bottom casing. The bottom casing has a...
8319730 Peripheral pointing devices and methods for manufacturing the same  
Embodiments of peripheral pointing devices and methods for manufacturing the same are generally described herein. In at least one embodiment, a peripheral device comprises a housing, one or more...
8310447 Pointing device housed in a writing device  
A method for controlling a pointing icon in a computer, including the steps of (A) establishing a wireless connection between a pointing device and the computer, (B) generating directional...
8284163 Handheld electronic device  
A handheld electronic device includes an input apparatus, an output apparatus, and a processor apparatus. The input apparatus includes a reduced keyboard and roller ball input. The roller ball...
8284159 Storage medium having input processing program stored thereon and input processing device  
An input processing device comprises a display screen and a pointing device for inputting corresponding 2-dimensional coordinates on the display screen. A 3-dimensional space is displayed on the...
8264460 Method and system for secure password/pin input via mouse scroll wheel  
A method and system for inputting a character string using a handheld input device, such as a mouse wheel or touchpad. Signals are grouped depending on a change in direction, depressing the mouse...
8253687 Slim mouse  
A slim mouse includes a mouse body, a battery box case, a wheel function module, multiple click buttons, a PCMCIA connecting part and a connecting frame. The mouse body includes a first receiving...
8248369 Wheel mouse  
A wheel mouse includes a mouse case, a base, a circuit board, an encoder, a fixing element, a wheel, a switch element and a spring. The circuit board is disposed on the base. The fixing element...
8243019 Ergonomic computer mouse  
A computer mouse for use with a computing device is provided. The computer mouse may include a mouse body with an ulnar side digit support structure having a front concave region and a rear convex...
8232966 Multiple input optical navigation system  
An optical navigation system with optical imaging of multiple inputs using a single navigation sensor. The optical navigation system includes a tactile interface device, an image sensor, and a...
8212771 Interconnected computer mouse and pad  
A computer mouse with an integral attached mouse pad is herein disclosed. The top portion of the mouse moves conventionally while the base is equipped with sliding X-Y access plates having a...

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