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Ichiro Morishita, Yuichi Yasuda, Yuichi Umeda, Arao Sato, Junichi Saito, Masahiro Tanaka, Tomomitsu Muta, Masatoshi Uchio, Kazuhiro Katagiri, Masaru Nakayama: Space coordinates detecting device and input apparatus using same. Alps Electric, Guy W Shoup, Patrick T Bever, May 6, 1997: US05627565 (169 worldwide citation)

According to the present invention there is provided a space coordinates detecting device wherein a detecting section for detecting light emitted from a light source is provided, thereby permitting detection of a relative angle between a light emitting sections and the detecting section and hence pe ...


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Hideaki Noda, Hitoshi Funaki, Naoyoshi Sainokami: Computer with protective cover having outwardly projecting cushioning portions. Alps Electric, Guy W Shoup, Patrick T Bever, December 10, 1996: US05583742 (139 worldwide citation)

A computer including a body case housing a display, an outer member formed of an impact-resistant material integrally formed on the outside surface of the body case, and an outwardly-projecting cushioning portion formed at each corner of the outside member. Each of the cushioning portions has a firs ...


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Takuya Maeda: Two-stage movement seesaw switch apparatus. Alps Electric, Guy W Shoup, Patrick T Bever, December 2, 1997: US05693920 (135 worldwide citation)

A two-stage movement seesaw switch apparatus of the light irradiation type which is compact and superior in operation feeling. The two-stage movement seesaw switch includes a pair of operation plates disposed immediately below a manually operable knob. Two sets of push switches, each set including t ...


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Joe L Abrams, Luis F Matta: Separable medical undergarment. Guy W Shoup, March 27, 1979: US04145763 (125 worldwide citation)

An undergarment for use in surgical, medical or other medical treatment environments, comprising at least two completely separable cloth panels, said panels being separable one from the other, the separation and fastening being effected by the use of Velcro or similar adhering materials. The underga ...


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Hiroaki Sasaki, Junichi Ouchi, Kazuo Hasegawa: Remote control apparatus. Alps Electric, Guy W Shoup, Paul J Winters, Brian D Ogonowsky, April 25, 1989: US04825209 (114 worldwide citation)

A primary object of the present invention is to provide a remote control apparatus commonly usable to various devices, made in a smaller size and yet provided with no small area of the display portion for displaying operation status of the device. The invention provides a remote control apparatus us ...


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Hiraku Abe, Yoshihiro Takahashi, Yoji Shimojima: Code wheel for a reflective type optical rotary encoder. Alps Electric, Guy W Shoup, Paul J Winters, February 21, 1989: US04806751 (114 worldwide citation)

A code wheel for use with a reflective type optical rotary encoder which can be produced easily and optically read efficiently. The code wheel includes a non-reflective plate, and a reflective plate having a suitable number of notches formed along a periphery thereof and mounted in an overlapping re ...


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Kenji Ouchida: Audio control device. Alpine Electronics, Guy W Shoup, November 10, 1987: US04706294 (111 worldwide citation)

In an audio control device, in which a mode selection switch, a level regulation switch, a level display, a memory, an electronic variable resistance and a brake mechanism are connected with a processor, signals produces by actuating the switches are given to the processor, which controls the level ...


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Hiroshi Kikuchi: Touch panel. Alps Electric, Guy W Shoup, Norman R Klivans, February 5, 1991: US04990900 (110 worldwide citation)

A touch panel having a panel body formed by transparent upper and lower electrodes spaced a predetermined distance. The touch panel is mounted on a front surface of a display device to detect a coordinate at a depressed position on the upper electrode. The improvement comprises a transparent insulat ...


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Shin ichi Imoto: Remote control device. Alpine Electronics, Guy W Shoup, Leighton K Chong, Paul J Winters, September 13, 1988: US04771283 (110 worldwide citation)

A common remote control device has an operating section for specifying an equipment to be remote-controlled and an operation of the equipment; a memory; a receiving unit for receiving various remote control signals generated from each of the private remote control transmitters provided corresponding ...


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Yasuichi Ono, Yoshitada Amagishi, Moritoshi Nakamura: Membrane switch. Alps Electric, Guy W Shoup, August 19, 1986: US04607147 (104 worldwide citation)

A membrane switch comprises an insulating substrate on the surface of which thin-film-like electrodes are formed with a connecting lug section provided integrally at one end of the substrate. Thin-film-like conductive layers continuing from the electrodes are extending up to the connecting lug secti ...