06266685 is referenced by 240 patents and cites 10 patents.

A hand-held data input system having an input stylus and a data receiving pad is disclosed. The data input system can include a recessed stylus holder. The recessed stylus holder can receive the input stylus such that it does not protrude from the system's housing. The data input system can alternatively include a grip facilitator. The grip facilitator can be located proximate the data receiving pad to make contact with a finger of a hand gripping a side of the hand-held unit. Other embodiments include features such as an active stylus, a radio frequency receiver, input keys, handwriting recognition capability, an indicia reader and a handstrap.

Title
Hand-held data collection system with stylus input
Application Number
9/149414
Publication Number
6266685 (B1)
Application Date
September 8, 1998
Publication Date
July 24, 2001
Inventor
Steve Darren Friend
Felton
CA, US
Daniel E Alt
Cedar Rapids
IA, US
Rickey G Austin
Lisbon
IA, US
Darrell L Boatwright
Cedar Rapids
IA, US
Dennis Silva
San Jose
CA, US
Darald R Schultz
Cedar Rapids
IA, US
Arvin D Danielson
Solon
IA, US
Agent
Simmons Perrine Albright & Ellwood
US
Assignee
Intermec IP
CA, US
IPC
G06F 1/16
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