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Roberts James W, Elias John G, Jullien Graham A: Defect detection.. Du Pont, Dalsa, May 26, 1993: EP0543629-A1 (30 worldwide citation)

A defect detection system includes a video camera (30) with defect detection circuits (66) for detecting defects in video signals being outputted by corresponding sections of an array sensor (62) such as a TDI CCD two-dimensional array sensor. Each defect detection circuit includes a subtraction cir ...


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Westerman Wayne, Elias John G: Procede et dispositif dintegration dentree manuelle, Method and apparatus for integrating manual input. Westerman Wayne, Elias John G, Apple, BORDEN LADNER GERVAIS, July 29, 1999: CA2318815 (18 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods are disclosed for simultaneously tracking multiple finger (202-204) and palm (206, 207) contacts as hands approach, touch, and slide across a proximity-sensing, compliant, and flexible multi-touch surface (2). The surface consists of compressible cushion (32), dielectric electr ...


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Westerman Wayne, Elias John G: Method and apparatus for integrating manual input. Westerman Wayne, Elias John G, November 2, 2006: EP1717677-A2 (16 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods are disclosed for simultaneously tracking multiple finger (202-204) and palm (206, 207) contacts as hands approach, touch, and slide across a proximity-sensing, compliant, and flexible multi-touch surface (2). The surface consists of compressible cushion (32), dielectric electr ...


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Westerman Wayne, Elias John G: Multi-touch surface device. Westerman Wayne, Elias John G, September 20, 2007: JP2007-242035 (11 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a device which can be used for identifying various input operations by recognizing a hand's configuration and motion.SOLUTION: The multi-touch surface device comprises one hard or soft surface 4; electrode scanning hardware 6 capable of sensing change in capacitance ...


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Westerman Wayne, Elias John G: Method for integrating manual input. Westerman Wayne, Elias John G, July 19, 2007: JP2007-184008 (9 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a method for identifying the types of various manual inputs such as typing, multiple degree-of-freedom manipulation and handwriting on a multi-touch surface through different hand configurations.SOLUTION: This method comprises steps of: tracking each touching hand pa ...


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Westerman Wayne, Elias John G: Method for integrating manual input. Westerman Wayne, Elias John G, July 19, 2007: JP2007-184006 (8 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a method for recognizing various types of configurations of the hand, and for identifying various sections of the hand in contact with the surface to be used for identifying various types of input operations.SOLUTION: A method for tracking and identifying hand contac ...


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Westerman Wayne, Elias John G: Method and apparatus for integrating manual input. Westerman Wayne, Elias John G, OLSEN James M, July 29, 1999: WO/1999/038149 (5 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods are disclosed for simultaneously tracking multiple finger (202-204) and palm (206, 207) contacts as hands approach, touch, and slide across a proximity-sensing, compliant, and flexible multi-touch surface (2). The surface consists of compressible cushion (32), dielectric electr ...


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Westerman Wayne, Elias John G: Method and apparatus for integrating manual input. Westerman Wayne, Elias John G, December 13, 2000: EP1058924-A1 (3 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods are disclosed for simultaneously tracking multiple finger (202-204) and palm (206, 207) contacts as hands approach, touch, and slide across a proximity-sensing, compliant, and flexible multi-touch surface (2). The surface consists of compressible cushion (32), dielectric electr ...


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Westerman Wayne, Elias John G: Method and apparatus for integrating manual input. Westerman Wayne, Elias John G, November 2, 2006: EP1717682-A2 (1 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods are disclosed for simultaneously tracking multiple finger (202-204) and palm (206, 207) contacts as hands approach, touch, and slide across a proximity-sensing, compliant, and flexible multi-touch surface (2). The surface consists of compressible cushion (32), dielectric electr ...


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Westerman Wayne, Elias John G: Method and apparatus for integrating manual input. Westerman Wayne, Elias John G, November 2, 2006: EP1717684-A2 (1 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods are disclosed for simultaneously tracking multiple finger (202-204) and palm (206, 207) contacts as hands approach, touch, and slide across a proximity-sensing, compliant, and flexible multi-touch surface (2). The surface consists of compressible cushion (32), dielectric electr ...