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John R C Fairweather: Controller with keyboard emulation capability for control of host computer operation. Third Point Systems, Beehler & Pavitt, May 25, 1993: US05214785 (83 worldwide citation)

A microcontroller peripheral system is interfaced to the existing keyboard input of an unmodified host computer while supporting normal keyboard operation of the host. The controller is independently powered and responds to keyboard input with the host powered down. The peripheral is interfaceable f ...


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John R C Fairweather: Interfacing hand-held remote controllers for computer controlled operation. Third Point Systems, Beehler & Pavitt, December 15, 1992: US05172333 (1 worldwide citation)

An interface for operating a commercially available hand-held infra-red remote or the like through a serial communications port of a host computer has normally open semiconductor analog switches, a ribbon cable connector mateable to the existing connector of the remote's keypad for connecting the sw ...