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Yingya ZHOU
Gao Jun, Zhou Yingya: Household acoustic control lamp used at night. Qibao Middle School Of Shanghai, song hu, February 18, 2009: CN200710044941

A nighttime sound control lamp for domestic use is composed of a sound control pulse trigger module, a monostabillity time-delay module, a drive amplifier module and electric lamp. The invention can save electricity and solve the problem of rattled search for lamp switch when emergent accident occur ...


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Harald Philipp: Capacitive sensor and array. David Kiewit, September 17, 2002: US06452514 (613 worldwide citation)

Proximity of a body, which may be a user's finger, to an electrode pair is sensed by a charge transfer capacitive measurement approach. The electrode pair thus acts as a key that can be arrayed with other electrode pairs to form a keypad, keyboard, linear slider control, or liquid level sensor. ...


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Ronald Peter Binstead: Multiple input proximity detector and touchpad system. Cahill Sutton & Thomas, December 1, 1998: US05844506 (291 worldwide citation)

A touchpad, which may include a keypad array, digitizing tablet, touch screen or an electronic mouse, is operable through a suitable dielectric medium, operating by capacitive effect and suitable for use as a computer interface in conjunction with a monitor screen, or as a computer input device in a ...


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Robert A Boie, Laurence W Ruedisueli, Eric R Wagner: Computer mouse or keyboard input device utilizing capacitive sensors. AT&T IPM, Geoffrey D Green, October 31, 1995: US05463388 (258 worldwide citation)

A computer input device for use as a computer mouse or keyboard comprises a thin, insulating surface covering an array of electrodes. Such electrodes are arranged in a grid pattern and can be connected in columns and rows. Each column and row is connected to circuitry for measuring the capacitance s ...


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Peter O Vale: Dynamic keyboard. Microsoft Corporation, Michalik & Wylie PLLC, March 19, 2002: US06359572 (222 worldwide citation)

An improved method and system for receiving user input data into a computer system having a keyboard with a dynamic key that changes its meaning and appearance in response to a predicted need of a user. The dynamic key is preferably provided on a displayed keyboard of a touch-sensitive input panel. ...


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Michael C Cartabiano, Kenneth J Curran, David J Dick, Douglas R Gibbs, Morgan H Kirby, Richard L May, William J A Storer, Adam N Ullman: Hand-attachable controller with direction sensing. Reality Quest, Dilworth & Barrese, August 18, 1998: US05796354 (209 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a hand attachment for providing command signals to control movement of at least one object responsive to hand movement. The hand attachment includes a glove base assembly having an upper surface including a palm surface and a finger surface. The finger surface has a plurality of finger ...


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Thomas P Low, Larry S Gullman: Device for generating multidimensional input signals to a computer. SRI International, Kenneth R Allen, November 16, 1993: US05262777 (191 worldwide citation)

The present invention is an input device for a computer is provided which generates input signals through a polyhedron having an enclosing surface, the polyhedron cooperating with sensing means for sensing pressure indicative of deformation forces applied externally to the enclosing surface to gener ...


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Elkin Acevedo: Display keyboard. October 6, 1998: US05818361 (185 worldwide citation)

A display keyboard including a conventional keyboard having an upper edge, lower edge, and pair of side edges. A plurality of display keys are situated on the keyboard. Each display key has a liquid crystal display, light emitting diode display, or any future state of the art display invention situa ...


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David Jon Kay, Ethan R Bradford, Pim van Meurs, Peter C Peddie: Contextual prediction of user words and user actions. Tegic Communications, Michael A Glenn, Glenn Patent Group, March 16, 2010: US07679534 (181 worldwide citation)

The invention concerns user entry of information into a system with an input device. A scheme is provided in which an entire word that a user wants to enter is predicted after the user enters a specific symbol, such as a space character. If the user presses an ambiguous key thereafter, rather than a ...