Title:
MANUAL INPUT DEVICE FOR DISPLAY CONTROL.
Kind Code:
A1


Abstract:
Abstract not available for EP0190249
Abstract of corresponding document: GB2163903
A signalling device (10) of the kind capable of providing electrical command signals in response to manipulation of the device (10) by a user, comprises a manually engageable body (11) having a fulcrum portion (12) which, on engaging a support surface, provides a fulcrum about which the user may manually tilt the body (11) relative to the support surface, and a plurality of operating members (15-18) spaced from, and distributed around, the fulcrum (12) and projecting downwardly from the body (11) so as to be capable of engaging the support surface at least for certain corresponding tilts of the body (11), each operating member (15-18) being capable of providing a respective command signal indicative of the extent to which that operating member (15-18) is being urged upwardly as a consequence of engagement thereof with the support surface.



Inventors:
Kidd, Graeme Allan
Application Number:
EP19850903863
Publication Date:
08/13/1986
Filing Date:
08/07/1985
Assignee:
Kidd, Graeme Allan (GB)
Goodwin, Simon Nicholas (GB)
International Classes:
G06F3/0338; H01H25/04; (IPC1-7): G06K11/06; H01H25/04
European Classes:
G06F3/033C; G05G5/05; H01H25/04
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Other References:
See references of WO 8601319A1