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David W Gillespie, Timothy P Allen, Ralph C Wolf, Shawn P Day: Object position detector with edge motion feature and gesture recognition. Synaptics Incorporated, D Alessandro & Ritchie, March 9, 1999: US05880411 (1287 worldwide citation)

Methods for recognizing gestures made by a conductive object on a touch-sensor pad and for cursor motion are disclosed. Tapping, drags, pushes, extended drags and variable drags gestures are recognized by analyzing the position, pressure, and movement of the conductive object on the sensor pad durin ...


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David W Gillespie, Timothy P Allen, Ralph C Wolf, Shawn P Day: Object position detector with edge motion feature and gesture recognition. Synaptics Incorporated, Sierra Patent Group, July 2, 2002: US06414671 (458 worldwide citation)

Methods for recognizing gestures made by a conductive object on a touch-sensor pad and for cursor motion are disclosed. Tapping, drags, pushes, extended drags and variable drags gestures are recognized by analyzing the position, pressure, and movement of the conductive object on the sensor pad durin ...


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David W Gillespie, Timothy P Allen, Ralph C Wolf, Shawn P Day: Object position detector with edge motion feature and gesture recognition. Synaptics Incorporated, Sierra Patent Group, April 30, 2002: US06380931 (406 worldwide citation)

Methods for recognizing gestures made by a conductive object on a touch-sensor pad are disclosed. Tapping, pushing, hopping, and zigzag gestures are recognized by analyzing the position, pressure, and movement of the conductive object on the sensor pad during the time of a suspected gesture, and sig ...


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David W Gillespie, Timothy P Allen, Ralph C Wolf, Shawn P Day: Object position detector with edge motion feature and gesture recognition. Synaptics, Sierra Patent Group, August 26, 2003: US06610936 (370 worldwide citation)

Methods for recognizing gestures made by a conductive object on a touch-sensor pad and for cursor motion are disclosed. Tapping, drags, pushes, extended drags and variable drags gestures are recognized by analyzing the position, pressure, and movement of the conductive object on the sensor pad durin ...


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David W Gillespie, Timothy P Allen, Ralph C Wolf, Shawn P Day: Object position detector with edge motion feature and gesture recognition. Synaptics, D Alessandro & Ritchie, February 22, 2000: US06028271 (248 worldwide citation)

Methods for recognizing gestures made by a conductive object on a touch-sensor pad and for cursor motion are disclosed. Tapping, drags, pushes, extended drags and variable drags gestures are recognized by analyzing the position, pressure, and movement of the conductive object on the sensor pad durin ...


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David W Gillespie, Timothy P Allen, Ralph C Wolf, Shawn P Day: Object position detector with edge motion feature and gesture recognition. Synaptics, Sierra Patent Group, June 15, 2004: US06750852 (197 worldwide citation)

The disclosed device is directed towards a method for recognizing a gesture made on a touch-sensor pad in a touch-sensing system providing X and Y position information to a host comprising detecting a first presence of a conductive object on the touch-sensor pad. The method includes comparing the du ...


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Scott J Shaw, Shawn P Day, Raymond A Trent Jr, David W Gillespie, Andrew M Errington: Capacitive mouse. Synaptics Incorporated, Sierra Patent Group, July 1, 2003: US06587093 (197 worldwide citation)

A pointing device some or all of whose elements are made from capacitive sensors. Such elements may include a rotary motion detector which includes a rotating member and a plurality of fixed capacitive detecting members; a rolling ball with patterned conductive surface and a plurality of fixed capac ...


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David W Gillespie, Timothy P Allen, Ralph C Wolf, Shawn P Day: Object position detector with edge motion feature and gesture recognition. Synaptics, Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, September 19, 2006: US07109978 (190 worldwide citation)

A method of generating a signal comprising providing a capacitive touch sensor pad including a matrix of X and Y conductors, developing capacitance profiles in one of an X direction and a Y direction from the matrix of X and Y conductors, determining an occurrence of a single gesture through an exam ...


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Raymond A Trent Jr, Scott J Shaw, David W Gillespie, Christopher Heiny, Mark A Huie: Closed-loop sensor on a solid-state object position detector. Synaptics Incorporated, Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz P C, December 16, 2008: US07466307 (149 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure discloses an object position detector. The object position detector comprises a touch sensor formed as a closed loop and having a physical constraint formed on an upper surface of the touch sensor and coextensive with the closed loop. The touch sensor is configured to sense mo ...


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Wendy H W Cheng, Don Rupert S Desabilla, David W Gillespie: Rotary and push type input device. Synaptics, Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz P C, October 26, 2004: US06809275 (138 worldwide citation)

The disclosure describes a button wheel. The button wheel comprises a support frame including a pair of parallel opposed inner surfaces. A platform is nestably mounted in the support frame. The platform includes a pair of parallel opposed outer surfaces forming a pair of linear bearings with the par ...