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Roland E Williams: Key press disambiguation using a keypad of multidirectional keys. Zi Technology Corporation, James D Ivey, Ivey Smith and Ramirez, July 11, 2006: US07075520 (123 worldwide citation)

Multidirectional keys of a reduced keypad are used to disambiguate between multiple symbols associated with a single key. For example, pressing a key identifies a collection of two or more symbols associated with the key and subsequently rocking the key selects one of the two or more symbols as unam ...


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Robert B O Dell, Samuel Yin Lun Pun, John M Conrad, Eun Kyong Paek, Changshi Xu: Korean language predictive mechanism for text entry by a user. Zi Technology Corporation, James D Ivey, Ivey Smith and Ramirez, March 8, 2005: US06864809 (60 worldwide citation)

Consonant jamos of the Korean language are grouped according to appearance and each group is associated with a respective key of a reduced keypad. Vowel jamos are specified by the user using a number of keys reserved for vowels and each of which represents a respective category of strokes by which t ...


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Roland E Williams: Text entry within a video game. Zi Technology Corporation, James D Ivey, Ivey Smith and Ramirez, October 18, 2005: US06955602 (55 worldwide citation)

A user composes a message within a video game paradigm by hitting targets in the video game environment which are associated with message component candidates such as letters, words, and phrases. Each of the message component candidate has a relative likelihood of selection predicted according to la ...


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Geoffrey L McCabe: Tuning means for stringed musical instrument. Coherent Sound in Light, Ivey Smith and Ramirez, Ellis B Ramirez, May 10, 2005: US06891094 (7 worldwide citation)

A stringed musical instrument is provided wherein each string has two critical points, A fulcrum tremolo is mounted on the instrument for varying the tension of the strings and the distance between the two critical points. The strings are attached to a plurality of intonation modules mounted on the ...