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Method and apparatus for detecting an operative coupling between one or more fingers or other appropriate objects and a touch pad includes processes for detection of multiple maxima with intermediate minima in appropriate sequences to emulate the operations of cursor control and button actuations in a pointing and control device.

Title
Multiple fingers contact sensing method for emulating mouse buttons and mouse operations on a touch sensor pad
Application Number
582768
Publication Number
5825352
Application Date
February 28, 1996
Publication Date
October 20, 1998
Inventor
Bernard Kasser
Menlo Park
CA, US
Stephen J Bisset
Palo Alto
CA, US
Agent
Townsend and Townsend and Crew
Assignee
Logitech
CA, US
IPC
G06F 3/033
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