3673327 is referenced by 167 patents and cites 4 patents.

A panel positioned over the face of a cathode-ray tube with transmitters mounted along two adjacent edges of the panel to generate beams, either Rayleigh wave beams or light beams, that propagate through the panel to detectors mounted along opposite panel edges. The beams are directed to intersect in an X-Y matrix pattern. Interruption of intersecting beams by touching the panel at the intersection with a beam interrupting object, such as with a finger, develops discrete output signals at the two detectors that define the intersection. The output signals may be applied to a computer which may also be used to control the CRT to display various successive control panel patterns which have correspondence with the beam matrix intersections and are congruent with the intersections.

Title
Touch actuable data input panel assembly
Application Number
05/086,011
Publication Number
3673327
Application Date
November 2, 1970
Publication Date
June 27, 1972
Inventor
Fryberger David
Johnson Ralph G
IPC
H04n 01/00
H03K 17/96
H03K 17/94
G06F 03/33
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