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Tomotake Furuhata, Toshiki Hirano, Chihiro Sawada: Touch panel "double-touch" input method and detection apparatus. International Business Machines Corporation, Martin J McKinley, August 24, 1999: US05943043 (395 worldwide citation)

A "double-touch" input method is described that is particularly suitable for use as a substitute for a "double-click" input from a mouse or trackball, and that is particularly suitable for use with a touch panel. Briefly, the input method involves contacting a touch panel at a first location (for ex ...


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Evon C Greanias, Guy F Verrier, Robert L Donaldson: Touch overlay for improved touch sensitivity. International Business Machines, Martin J McKinley, January 31, 1995: US05386219 (217 worldwide citation)

An improved touch overlay for the viewing surface of a display for detecting both finger touch and stylus location is disclosed. An upper and a lower set of transparent conductors are disposed on at least one transparent flexible insulating substrate and are oriented orthogonally with respect to eac ...


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Karamvir Sardana: Adaptive hybrid multiple access protocols. Martin J McKinley, April 30, 1991: US05012469 (203 worldwide citation)

A class of adaptive hybrid multiple access protocols for a single channel, time division communications network dynamically switches among contention (Aloha), reservation, and fixed assignment (TDMA) protocols as a function of the traffic on the channel. This class of protocols is referred to as "Al ...


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Glenn F Urbish, Quirino Balzano, Dale W Dorinski, Martin J McKinley, Leng H Ooi, John A Stoutland, Anthony B Suppelsa: Ultra thin radio housing with integral antenna. Motorola, Daniel K Nichols, Martin J McKinley, January 16, 1990: US04894663 (178 worldwide citation)

The preferred housing includes an integrally molded thermoplastic base (102) and cover (104) assembly. The cover is joined to the base by a living hinge (106) and a peripheral wall (108) extends around the perimeter of the base. In one embodiment, the antenna is a wire loop (204), the wire being wou ...


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Mark Holmes Linehan: Enabling use of smart cards by consumer devices for internet commerce. International Business Machines Corporation, Gregory M Doudnikoff, Marcia L Doubet, Martin J McKinley, September 5, 2006: US07103575 (150 worldwide citation)

A method, system, and computer readable code for enabling use of smart cards by consumer devices for Internet commerce. This is achieved by integrating an existing “Integrated Circuit Card Specification for Application Payment Systems” standard (commonly known as the “EMV” standard) with an augmente ...


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Hiroaki Agata, Toshitaka Imai, Noboru Kamijo, Toshiki Takahashi: Information processing system with printing function. International Business Machines Corporation, Martin J McKinley, August 22, 1995: US05443320 (138 worldwide citation)

A data processing system with a printing function having a system body, input means being disposed adjacently to said system body for inputting data, and printing means being disposed in the rear of said system body, in which a printing medium is supplied from between said system body and said input ...


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Francis J Canova Jr, Neil A Katz, Richard F Pollitt, Leopoldo L Suarez, Shaun Astarabadi, C William Frank: Battery operated computer power management system. International Business Machines Corporation, Martin J McKinley, Douglas R McKechnie, July 20, 1993: US05230074 (135 worldwide citation)

A computer has two processors. A main processor operates under the control of an operating system and provides overall control of the computer for executing application programs. The main processor also assists in power management by executing certain interrupts and controlling a power control regis ...


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Hiroyuki Noguchi, Hideyuki Usui, Kenshin Yonemochi: Portable computer docking device having a first rotatable connector and a second connector. International Business Machines Corporation, Martin J McKinley, Andrew J Dillon, July 9, 1996: US05535093 (135 worldwide citation)

A docking device for a portable computer which can be utilized with a number of portable computers having diverse sizes is disclosed. The docking device includes a body having a number of electronic components disposed therein adapted to be electrically connected to a portable computer. A surface su ...


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Vince M Stanford, Norman F Brickman: Telephony channel simulator for speech recognition application. International Business Machines Corporation, John E Hoel, Martin J McKinley, December 12, 1995: US05475792 (134 worldwide citation)

A telephony channel simulation process is disclosed for training a speech recognizer to respond to speech obtained from telephone systems. An input speech data set is provided to a speech recognition training processor, whose bandwidth is higher than a telephone bandwidth. The process performs a ser ...


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Francis J Canova Jr, Neil A Katz, Shaun Astarabadi, Robert L Horton: Automatic device configuration for dockable portable computers. International Business Machines Corporation, Martin J McKinley, Robert L Lieber, November 23, 1993: US05265238 (128 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and a method for automatically configuring communication port assignments in dockable portable computer systems wherein a portable computer unit is operable both on a stand-alone basis and attached (docked) to a generally stationary expansion (docking) unit providing extended connectivity ...