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A method and apparatus to implement a touch-sensor device using shared capacitive sensors. The apparatus includes a first plurality of sensor elements coupled together, a second plurality of sensor elements coupled together independently of the first plurality of sensor elements, and a third plurality of sensor elements coupled together independently of the first and second pluralities of sensor elements. The sensor elements of the first, second, and third pluralities of sensor elements are interspersed and disposed in a repetitive sequence along a movement path of a conductive object.

Title
Touch-sensor with shared capacitive sensors
Application Number
11/484085
Publication Number
8040321 (B2)
Application Date
July 10, 2006
Publication Date
October 18, 2011
Inventor
Zheng Qin
Shanghai
CN
Tao Peng
Shanghai
CN
Assignee
Cypress Semiconductor Corporation
CA, US
IPC
G09G 5/00
G09G 3/00
G06F 3/02
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