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8982044 Position detector and position indicator  
A position detector includes a tablet and a position indicator, which includes a coil and configured to continuously transmit a coil-based signal to the tablet as a position signal and to...
8970507 Method of waking up and a portable electronic device configured to perform the same  
Methods of waking a portable electronic device are disclosed. In one embodiment, the method comprises: causing the portable electronic device to enter a sleep mode in which a touch-sensitive...
8941617 Image input-output device with color layer between photodetector and display elements to improve the accuracy of reading images in color  
An image input-output device includes a pixel which displays an image and reads an image. The pixel includes a photodetector element, a color layer, and a display element. The color layer is...
8907907 Display device with touch panel, event switching control method, and computer-readable storage medium  
A display device includes a touch panel; a coordinate detecting unit configured to detect coordinates on a display surface of the touch panel; a special pen detecting unit configured to detect...
8884932 Pen type coordinate indicator  
A pen type coordinate indicator for a position input device is provided, which is capable of widening a detection range of a pressing pressure (pen pressure) while preventing erroneous (false)...
8878823 Dynamic shield electrode of a stylus  
An apparatus comprising a stylus with a dynamically switch tip shield is provided. The apparatus includes an elongated stylus housing having an end, a conductive tip disposed at least partially...
8847894 Providing tactile feedback incident to touch actions  
A method, system, and medium are provided for providing tactile feedback in association with contact to a touchscreen display of a mobile device. One embodiment of the method includes receiving a...
8797299 Stylus with extended and retracted states  
A stylus comprises a stylus barrel, a connecting element and a stylus body. The stylus barrel has a receptacle defined therethrough. The connecting element is fixed to one end of the stylus...
8797277 Method for multiple touch position estimation  
A method of estimating multiple touch positions on a touch sensor array, based on centroids calculated in the vicinity of a local maxima determined for the touch sensor array.
8780040 Handwriting input device  
A handwriting input device includes a housing and a nib selectively exposed from a bottom side of the housing or hidden in the housing. The device further includes a pressure sensor, a motion...
8773403 Haptic device for position detection  
A system, method, and computer program product for automatically providing a haptic stylus based interface for enhanced user interaction with touch screen devices are disclosed. The stylus...
8760408 Touch screen with pressure-dependent visual feedback  
A data processing system, e.g., a remote control device, has a pressure-sensitive touch screen arranged over a display monitor. The monitor provides a visual indication depending on a magnitude of...
8717757 Portable electronic device with a space for accommodating a stylus and a connector  
A portable electronic device includes a casing whereinside an accommodating space is formed, a signal terminal disposed on a lateral wall of the accommodating space, a stylus accommodated inside...
8711101 Information processing apparatus and storage medium for storing information processing program  
An input coordinate point is obtained from a pointing device, and either one of first and second controls is selected in accordance with an operation performed by a user. When the first control is...
8711130 Position pointer, variable capacitor and inputting apparatus  
A position pointer is provided, which includes a housing having an opening, a rod disposed in the housing such that one end thereof projects from the opening, and a variable capacitor having a...
RE44855 Multi-functional cellular telephone  
A portable computer arranged to rest comfortably in the hand has a small display screen. Accelerometers capable of detecting movement of the pen with respect to gravity provide input to a...
8648837 Active capacitive control stylus  
A data transfer device comprising: a body; a tip coupled to the body, wherein the tip has a dielectric constant value suitable for interacting with a capacitive touch screen of a separate device;...
8619064 Dynamic resistance control of a stylus  
Dynamic resistance control of a stylus is described. In implementations, a stylus includes a housing configured to be grasped by a user. A roller ball is captured in a socket of the housing to...
8619042 Display apparatus with coordinate input unit  
A display apparatus includes a touch panel provided overlapped on a display screen, a touch pen allowing switching of degree of smoothness of a pen tip portion in a plurality of levels and a...
8587526 Gesture recognition feedback for a dual mode digitizer  
A system and method for providing feedback to a user making a gesture for switching between at least two types of user interactions used to operate a digitizer system, the method comprising...
8542220 Electromagnetic stylus with auto-switching  
An electromagnetic stylus includes a body, a core and an induction coil. The body includes a first shell and a second shell telescopically sleeved on the first shell. The core is received in and...
8536471 Pressure sensitive stylus for a digitizer  
A pressure sensitive stylus, comprises a movable tip that recedes within a housing of the stylus in response to user applied contact pressure, wherein a displacement of the tip along an axis on...
8493340 Virtual hard media imaging  
The presently disclosed technology teaches using a tilt-sensitive virtual marking implement to render an impression on an electronic presentation device. Further, a bearing measurement and a tilt...
8454257 Hand-writing input device and hand-writing input system  
A hand-writing input device includes a penholder, a writing head and an infrared light source. The penholder includes a writing end and an opposite top end. The writing head is arranged on the...
8416188 System for controlling movement of a cursor on a display device  
A system for controlling movement of a cursor on a display device, the system comprising: a substrate having a position-coding pattern disposed on or in a surface thereof; a sensing device...
RE44103 Portable computers  
A portable computer arranged to rest comfortably in the hand has a small display screen. Accelerometers capable of detecting movement of the pen with respect to gravity provide input to a...
8384697 Stylus device adapted for use with a capacitive touch panel  
A stylus device is adapted for use with a capacitive touch panel, and includes a main body having a handle portion, and a transparent touch portion connected to the handle portion, adapted to be...
8294675 Touchpad and pick button assembly  
A touchpad assembly for use in an electronic device is provided. The touchpad assembly may include a touchpad frame operative to be placed within an opening in an electronic device frame. The...
8154536 Electronic pen, and control device and method thereof  
A control device is used in a method for controlling the pen based on an analog measuring signal from the force sensor by a processor comparing the analog measuring signal with a fixed reference...
8125469 Passive stylus for capacitive sensors  
A passive stylus for capacitive sensors comprises a tip and a shaft. The tip is configured to couple electrically with a capacitive sensing device and to couple physically and electrically with...
8081172 Pen unit and electronic apparatus  
A retention member holds a tip of a pen received in an inner space of a unit body through an opening. A narrowed path member is placed within the inner space at a position between a large-diameter...
8081171 Digital pen and a method of storing digital records of the use made of the digital pen  
A digital pen of the kind having means to sense and create a digital record of the use made of the pen and a memory in which the digitised record is stored also includes a reader for communication...
8063322 Position indicator and coordinate input device  
A position indicator is provided. The position indicator includes an external case, and a core having an indicating unit projecting outside of the case. The core is movably supported by the case....
8031187 Method for managing information  
The invention relates to a method of transferring data from a drawing device, which while utilizing a position-coding pattern, printed on a physical page, digitally records handwritten...
RE42738 Portable computers  
A portable computer arranged to rest comfortably in the hand has a small display screen. Accelerometers capable of detecting movement of the pen with respect to gravity provide input to a...
7986309 Electronic device with touch screen and method of displaying information using the same  
The present invention relates to displaying information on a touch screen of an electronic device. The present invention includes displaying information on a touch screen, sensing at least two...
7936343 Sensing device for sensing a position relative to a surface  
A sensing device for sensing a position relative to a surface. The surface has printed therein or thereon coded data including at least one data portion, and visible information, at least some of...
7898532 Force sensor with dilatant fluid stop  
A force sensor particularly suited for use in an electronic stylus that senses the contact force on its nib for recording pen strokes and handwriting recognition. The sensor has a housing for a...
RE41521 Variable capacity condenser and pointer  
The present invention provides a variable capacity condenser having fewer components. A variable capacity condenser according to the present invention comprises a dielectric substance, two...
7773076 Electronic pen holding  
Motion of a writing instrument is tracked from sensors located in the vicinity. The signals generated from the sensors are processed and used in a wide variety of ways.
7705837 System and method for alarming for misplaced computer tablet pen  
A computer tablet includes a wireless receiver, and a pen is configured to be manipulated by a person to ride against the computer tablet and thereby provide input to the computer tablet. The pen...
7570253 Pen-type computer  
A pen-type computer includes a pen barrel, a sensor, a primary processor, and a storage device. The pen barrel has a writing tip. The sensor is disposed in the pen barrel, sensing movement of the...
7532901 Methods and apparatus to detect location and orientation in an inductive system  
A base station (e.g., a central device including a transducer assembly of one or more orthogonal transducers) transmits a magnetic field at a known power level and direction. The magnetic field...
7508383 Pen/stylus apparatus and method  
Embodiments of a pen/stylus apparatus are disclosed. In one embodiment, among others, a pen/stylus apparatus comprises a chamber configured to receive a pen, a holding element having a shaft, the...
7508382 Force-feedback stylus and applications to freeform ink  
This invention relates to a force-feedback apparatus which includes a stylus that is equipped with an electromagnetic device or a freely rotating ball. The stylus is functionally coupled to a...
7486282 Size variant pressure eraser  
A method of adjusting the size of an area to be deleted in a pen-based computing system is provided. An electronic pen may include an eraser end. The eraser end may be used to contact the display...
7439961 Apparatus and method for driving touch panel device  
A driving apparatus of a touch panel includes a touch panel for generating a coordinate signal according to a position of a contact point, at least two interface integrated circuits connected to...
7394458 Low EMI capacitive trackpad  
A printed circuit board (PCB) assembly provides a two layer capacitive trackpad sensor in which an EMI ground grid is interposed among the sensor's capacitive elements on each of its layers. The...
7382361 Electronic pen, and control device and method thereof  
An electronic pen has a force sensor whose electrical resistance varies in accordance with the amount of force applied to the pen stem of the pen. The force sensor is a modular unit with an...
7336266 Haptic pads for use with user-interface devices  
Embodiments of the invention relate to haptic devices for use with a variety of computer/video interface devices. Such haptic devices can work in conjunction with and thereby provide “haptic...

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