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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 (195 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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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 (147 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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Scott J Shaw, Shawn P Day, Raymond A Trent Jr, David W Gillespie, Andrew M Errington: Capacitive mouse. Synaptics Incorporated, Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz P C, May 1, 2007: US07212189 (94 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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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, March 10, 2009: US07502016 (37 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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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, September 4, 2012: US08259076 (16 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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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, October 27, 2009: US07609253 (10 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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Scott J Shaw, Shawn P Day, Raymond A Trent Jr, David W Gillespie, Andrew M Errington: Capacitive mouse. Synaptics Incorporated, Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz P C, October 19, 2010: US07817135 (9 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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Scott J Shaw, Shawn P Day, Raymond A Trent Jr, David W Gillespie, Andrew M Errington: Capacitive mouse. Synaptics Incorporated, Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz P C, October 11, 2011: US08035616 (7 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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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, May 4, 2010: US07710407 (6 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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Joseph Kurth Reynolds, Tracy Scott Dattalo, Raymond A Trent Jr, John M Feland III, Izhak Baharav, John P Maloney Jr: Determining actuation of multi-sensor-electrode capacitive buttons. Synaptics Incorporated, January 22, 2013: US08358226 (3 worldwide citation)

Methods for determining actuation of a capacitive button are described. In some embodiments, indicia from the at least three distinct sensor electrodes associated with at least three sensor electrode elements comprising the capacitive button are received, the indicia indicative of interaction of an ...