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Mark T Hanson, Lord Nigel Featherston, Nathan C Sherman, Victor P Drake, Keith Mullins, David L Holo: Peripheral device configured to detect the type of interface to which it is connected and configuring itself accordingly. Microsoft Corporation, Westman Champlin & Kelly P A, October 1, 2002: US06460094 (62 worldwide citation)

A peripheral device is connectable to a computer having one of a first interface and a second interface. The first interface communicates with the peripheral device over a differential data connection having a first data conductor and a second data conductor. The second interface communicates with t ...


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Edwin Thorne III, Mark T Hanson, John P Pennock, Luis A Reyes: Method and apparatus for generating directional and force vector in an input device. Microsoft Corporation, Seed and Berry, September 23, 1997: US05670955 (42 worldwide citation)

A thumbpad input device that enables a user to generate direction and speed by manipulating a round elastic pad. The underside of the pad is lined with a set of uniformly spaced contacts positioned in a circular pattern. Each contact is paired with a corresponding switch that is coupled to a circuit ...


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Mark T Hanson, Glade B Bacon: Noise-insensitive optoencoding techniques with compensation for device variations. Microsoft Corporation, Seed and Berry, September 17, 1996: US05557440 (34 worldwide citation)

A method of detecting quadrature signals in a computer input device allows a microprocessor in the input device to perform comparator functions, thus eliminating the need for external comparator circuitry. At least one light-emitting element in the input device emits light pulses, and these light pu ...


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Mark T Hanson, Nathan C Sherman: Method and apparatus for detecting the type of interface to which a peripheral device is connected. Microsoft Corporation, Joseph R Kelly, Westman Champlin & Kelly P A, August 27, 2002: US06442734 (28 worldwide citation)

A peripheral device is connectable to a computer having one of a first interface and a second interface. The first interface communicates with the peripheral device over a differential data connection having a first data conductor and a second data conductor. The second interface communicates with t ...


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Mark T Hanson, Nathan C Sherman, Lord Nigel Featherston, Mark W Casebolt, Victor P Drake, Keith Mullins, David L Holo, Terry M Lipscomb: Method and apparatus for detecting the type of interface to which a peripheral device is connected. Microsoft Corporation, Joseph R Kelly, Westman Champlin & Kelly P A, October 2, 2007: US07277966 (22 worldwide citation)

A peripheral device is connectable to a computer having one of a first interface and a second interface. The first interface communicates with the peripheral device over a differential data connection having a first data conductor and a second data conductor. The second interface communicates with t ...


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Mark T Hanson, Lord Nigel Featherston, Nathan C Sherman, Victor P Drake, Keith Mullins, David L Holo: Method and apparatus for detecting the type of interface to which a peripheral device is connected. Microsoft Corporation, Joseph R Kelly, Westman Champlin & Kelly P A, February 7, 2012: US08112556 (15 worldwide citation)

A peripheral device, with first and second communication conductors, is connectable to a computer having one of a first interface and a second interface. The first interface communicates with the peripheral device over a differential data connection having a first data conductor and a second data co ...


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Mark T Hanson, Lord Nigel Featherston, Nathan C Sherman, Victor P Drake, Keith Mullins, David L Holo: Method and apparatus for detecting the type of interface to which a peripheral device is connected. Microsoft Corporation, Joseph R Kelly, Westman Champlin & Kelly P A, September 21, 2004: US06795949 (9 worldwide citation)

A peripheral device is connectable to a computer having one of a first interface and a second interface. The first interface communicates with the peripheral device over a differential data connection having a first data conductor and a second data conductor. The second interface communicates with t ...


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Mark T Hanson, Nathan C Sherman, Lord Nigel Featherston, Mark W Casebolt, Victor P Drake, Keith Mullins, David L Holo, Terry M Lipscomb: Method and apparatus for detecting the type of interface to which a peripheral device is connected. Microsoft Corporation, Joseph R Kelly, Westman Champlin & Kelly P A, August 22, 2006: US07096435 (6 worldwide citation)

A peripheral device is connectable to a computer having one of a first interface and a second interface. The first interface communicates with the peripheral device over a differential data connection having a first data conductor and a second data conductor. The second interface communicates with t ...


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Mark T Hanson, Nathan C Sherman, Lord Nigel Featherston, Mark W Casebolt, Victor P Drake, Keith Mullins, David L Holo, Terry M Lipscomb: Method and apparatus for detecting the type of interface to which a peripheral device is connected. Microsoft Corporation, Joseph R Kelly, Westman Champlin & Kelly P A, August 17, 2010: US07779171 (5 worldwide citation)

A peripheral device is connectable to a computer having one of a first interface and a second interface. The first interface communicates with the peripheral device over a differential data connection having a first data conductor and a second data conductor. The second interface communicates with t ...


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Mark T Hanson, Nathan C Sherman, Lord Nigel Featherston, Mark W Casebolt, Victor P Drake, Keith Mullins, David L Holo, Terry M Lipscomb: Method and apparatus for detecting the type of interface to which a peripheral device is connected. Microsoft Corporation, Joseph R Kelly, Westman Champlin & Kelly P A, July 5, 2011: US07975078 (3 worldwide citation)

A peripheral device, connected to a computer, has either a first or second interface. The first interface communicates over a differential data connection and the second interface communicates over a clock conductor and a single ended data connection. The peripheral device has first and second commu ...