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8854309 User interface for electronic devices and methods therefor  
A user interface (301) comprises a layered structure defining one or more keys (302,303,304). The layers can include a top layer (331), a base layer (335), and an interior layer (332) disposed...
8643480 Input device with haptic feedback  
An input device with a housing which includes a displaceable cover wall attached to a circuit board to which is affixed a displaceable magnetic part, at least one sensor and a microprocessor; a...
8606177 Apparatus and method for controlling human body contact of ground electrode, and human body communication system using the same  
Provided are an apparatus and a method for controlling human body contact of ground electrode, and a human body communication system using the same. The apparatus includes a resistance measuring...
8531182 Control system and method for providing position measurement with redundancy for safety checking  
A control system for use in safety critical human/machine control interfaces is described, more particularly a joystick type control system and particularly a joystick type control system...
8442578 Mobile personal services platform for providing feedback  
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer program products, for generating feedback. In one aspect, a method includes receiving sensor data from a plurality of sensors, wherein at least...
8421610 Touch screen and method of operating the same  
Provided are a touch screen and a method of operating the same. The touch screen includes a detecting part, a control part, and a tactile feedback part. The detecting part detects object's...
8319671 Keypad structure  
A keypad structure comprises a plurality of dome switches. Each of the plurality of dome switches provides a first tactile feedback to a user when pressed. At least one vibratory element is...
8305242 Input device and electronic device provided with the same  
An input device with a hollow portion therein at a neutral position includes a return member capable of self-returning to the neutral position upon deformation, a magnetic member movable in three...
8294601 Detection of intended key activation on a mobile device  
A method and device are provided for preventing unintended activation of one or more hard keys on a mobile device. A capacitive sensor senses a capacitance level at a location on the keyboard, to...
8207872 Mechanical keypad with touch pad function  
A mechanical keypad with touch panel function includes a key set including a plurality of keycaps and a keytop covering the keycaps, a backlight layer under the key set, a capacitive touch unit...
8089756 Fastener for external keypad for portable electronic device  
A fastener (35) includes a base (33), an orientation block (36), a located block (37) and two magnets (38, 39). The base includes a mounting portion (40) and a securing portion (50). The...
7944215 Detector  
A device for measuring the position of a first body relative to a second body comprising: a first body which further comprises an electrical intermediate device; a second body which further...
7924145 Haptic module using magnetic force, electronic apparatuses having the module  
A haptic module using a magnetic force and an electronic apparatuses having a magnet arrangement frame arranged so that polarities of adjacent magnets are alternate; shielding screens positioned...
7791506 Configurable networked user interface and switch pack  
A printed circuit board (PCB) has a plurality of switch interfaces on its top surface. Each interface is an array of sensors, such as proximity sensors, hall-effect sensors, or a series of...
7786631 Linear motor  
A position-data converter and a motor-drive control device are connected. The position-data converter receives two-phase, sine-wave analog signals da and db from two first magnetic detectors,...
7667623 Key input apparatus using magnetic force, operating method thereof, and computer-readable recording medium storing computer programs for performing the method  
A method of operating a key input apparatus having one or more pressable keys, and a key input apparatus to perform the method, the method including selectively controlling an electromagnetic...
7663880 Holder for external keypad for portable electronic device  
A holder (35) includes a base (33), an orientation block (36), a located block (37) and two magnets (38, 39). The base includes a mounting portion (40) and a securing portion (50). The orientation...
7411521 Control system  
A control system comprising a control input device having a movable magnet, a pole-piece frame arrangement positioned about the magnet and positioned therein at least two magnetic flux sensors for...
7242323 Electronic device having touch sensor  
A variable capacitance unit is formed between one portion of a human body and an opposed electrode facing it through a casing of a robot toy (electronic device) when the one portion of the human...
7038658 Input device  
An input device includes a magnet to be worn by a user on one fingertip of either a right hand or a left hand, a first magnetic sensor to be worn by the user on a wrist of either the right hand or...
6987442 Motor-kinetic identification apparatus and method  
A motor-kinetic identification apparatus includes a pliant material, a source of a magnetic field embedded in the pliant material and a magneto metric element embedded in the material. The pliant...
6900795 Unitary molded lens filter for touch screen interface  
A durable unitary lens filter is provided for use with a touch sensitive display device for associated control process equipment. A front cover secures the unitary lens filter to the machine. The...
6828902 Wireless data input to RFID reader  
A wireless data input system has one or more switches on a keypad or the like and a number of individually addressable RFID tags. Each switch operates to enable a corresponding subset of the...
6788294 Device and method for implementing a key  
A device and method for implementing a key, in which a field applied to a layer comprising a material whose volume is responsive to the magnitude of field is altered at a specified position to...
6587056 Solid state flight deck modules and components thereof  
A conventional light plate for a systems control panel is mounted on a machined front plate which, in turn, is maintained a predetermined uniform distance from a front printed wiring assembly...
6525257 Arrangement pressure point generation in keyboards for piano-like keyboard instruments  
The invention relates to an arrangement, with which pressure point characteristics can be simulated, such that a key stroke typical of a cembalo, as well as the key characteristics of an organ can...
6222527 Compact key structure  
A key structure comprises base plate, elastic member, frame and cap wherein the conductive membrane thereof is single-film structure, the contact of the conductive membrane corresponding to each...
6188332 Apparatus for magnetically transfering control information from a rotary knob  
An apparatus for magnetically transferring control information from a rotary knob with a knob mounted in a manner which facilitates rotation, a magnetic material about the circumference of the...
6072390 Position sensing system for manually operated shift lever of a vehicle transmission  
A sensing system for detecting the position of a manually operated shift lever in an automatic transmission. The sensing system includes a plate member movable in response to movement of a shift...
5959557 Autoclavable remote hand control  
An autoclavable remote control unit for controlling the operation of a surgical device. The remote control unit has a plurality of Hall effect sensors arranged on a printed circuit board...
5861822 Wire/wireless keyboard, and control method therefor  
A wire/wireless keyboard and a control method therefor. The keyboard can be used as a wire keyboard if a main body connecting section of the keyboard is connected to a computer body, and the...
5831553 Input apparatus for a data processing system  
Input apparatus for a data processing system. An input apparatus, for example a mouse or a track ball, comprises a member which is rotatable by manipulation by a user. The rotation causes a change...
5680126 Modular portable computer  
A modular computer has a framework with module bays for receiving CPU modules, power modules, and peripheral function modules such as floppy and hard disk drives. The framework has a built-in...
5615393 Computer system having a cordless keyboard and an induction coil in a plug-in electronic card module  
A computer system has a cordless keyboard having an on-board power supply and a magnetic field generator with the keyboard adapted for coding keystrokes made on the keyboard in a dynamic magnetic...
5590382 Personal digital assistant module having a multi-portion keyboard with inductive coupling  
A personal digital assistant module with a local CPU, memory, and I/O interface has a host interface comprising a bus connected to the local CPU and a connector at a surface of the personal...
5525979 Low configuration keyboard  
A low-profile keyboard (5) each switch (3) having a dished keybutton (3) held upward by a rubber dome (49) and having ribs (55) which depress extension (43 and 31) which carry electrical traces...
5365230 Inductively coupled keyboard  
A self-contained keyboard for computer transmits keystroke data to a host computer via scan codes encoded in a variable magnetic field. In a preferred embodiment the keyboard generates magnetic...
5325083 Manual valve position sensing system  
A sensing system is provided for sensing the position of a manual gear select lever in an automatic transmission. The sensing system includes a plate member movable in response to movement of a...
5234744 Illuminated button key  
An illuminated key button is disclosed which is formed of a light permeable hard resin and has on the bottom of the key a print layer which is illuminated from below and is integral with the...
5220324 Wireless coordinate reader and switch state detection system for coordinate indicator  
A wireless coordinate reader composed of: a sense line plate having a plurality of excitation lines and a plurality of sense lines arranged thereon; a coordinate indicator including a resonant...
5107748 Touch-response tone controller unit for an electronic musical instrument  
In construction of an electronic musical instrument having plural musical tone controllers such as keys, push buttons and an expression pedal unit, a number of pulses are generated depending on...
5107262 Modular retroactive keyboard and a flat modular actuator  
A modular retroactive keyboard fitted with keys permitting to send back to the user a perception characteristic of the key. Each key is an element of an independent flat and parallelepipedic...
5101429 Electronic telephone set  
Electronic telephone set, comprising a transmission circuit arranged for being coupled to a telecommunication network and for receiving and transmitting speech signals, a keyboard means comprising...
5066951 Circuit arrangement for adjusting the triggering point of an inductive keyboard  
The present invention is directed to a circuit arrangement for adjustment of the triggering point of the keys in an inductive keyboard. The keyboard consists essentially of a printed circuit board...
5027115 Pen-type computer input device  
A pen-type computer input device is used to move a cursor on the display of a computer system or enter data such as of figures, letters, numerals, or the like into a computer system. The pen-type...
4980685 Scanning optical keyboard  
An optical keyboard comprising: a flat optical block whose top face (9) is intended to co-operate with the keys (12); light inlets (2) and light detection outlets (3) having intersections (4)...
4905007 Character input/output device  
A character input device for a computer comprised of a plurality of switches or threshold zones adapted to be activated by a disk movable with the tip of a pen in preset serial patterns.
4882581 Keyboard for a portable data terminal  
The portable terminal keyboard includes silicone rubber mixed with phosphorescent material used on the external exposed surface of the keyboard and conventional silicone rubber used for the moving...
4868568 Mirror optical keyboards  
A keyboard connectable to scanning means and constituted by an optical block comprising: a top face, a bottom face, and at least one edge interconnecting said faces; a plurality of light injection...
4853666 Push button for an inductive value input keyboard  
A push button for an inductive value input keyboard having a push-button socket, a push-button head guided in the push-button socket, a compression spring which acts between the push-button socket...

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