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David Otto Whitt III, Matthew David Mickelson, Joel Lawrence Pelley, Christopher Harry Stoumbos, Timothy C Shaw: Input device assembly. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Jeremy Snodgrass, Judy Yee, Micky Minhas, September 29, 2015: US09146620 (27 worldwide citation)

Input device assembly techniques are described. In one or more implementations, an input device includes a key assembly including a plurality of keys that are usable to initiate respective inputs for a computing device, a connection portion configured to be removably connected to the computing devic ...


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LEE ROBERT: Depressable touch sensor. SYNAPTICS INCORPORATED, Kupanoff Mark A, December 2, 2010: WO/2010/138288 (2 worldwide citation)

An input device and a method for providing an input device are provided. The input device assembly includes a base, a sensor support, and a guide mechanism attached to the base and the sensor support. The guide mechanism allows for only substantially uniform translation of the sensor support towards ...


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David Otto Whitt III, Matthew David Mickelson, Joel Lawrence Pelley, Amey M Teredesai, Timothy Carlyle Shaw, Christopher Strickland Beall, Christopher Harry Stoumbos: Method of manufacturing an input device. Microsoft Technology Licensing, January 16, 2018: US09870066 (1 worldwide citation)

Input device manufacture techniques are described. In one or more implementations, a plurality of layers of a key assembly is positioned in a fixture such that one or more projections of the fixture are disposed through one or more openings in each of the one or more layers. The positioned plurality ...


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Michael T Hoffman, Tomislav Lakovic, Richard J Engelberg: Athletic activity user experience and environment. NIKE, Banner & Witcoff, April 10, 2018: US09940682 (1 worldwide citation)

User activity including both athletic activity (e.g., running, walking, etc.) and non-athletic activity (shopping, reading articles, etc.) may be monitored and tracked by an athletic monitoring and tracking device and service. The user activity may be used to award a user with an amount of virtual c ...


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Miles W Brown, Matt Capozzi, Michael T Hoffman, Tomislav Lakovic, Aaron B Weast, Jordan M Rice: Athletic watch. NIKE, Banner & Witcoff, October 10, 2017: US09785121 (1 worldwide citation)

A device for monitoring athletic performance of a user has a wristband configured to be worn by the user. The electronic module may include a controller and a screen and a plurality of user inputs operably associated with the controller. The user inputs may include a user input configured to be appl ...


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James Jung, Sang Chul Han: Depressable touch sensor. Synaptics Incorporated, Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz P C, October 14, 2014: US08860671 (1 worldwide citation)

An input device and a method for providing an input device are provided. The input device assembly includes a base, a sensor support, and a scissor mechanism attached to the base and the sensor support. The scissor mechanism allows for only substantially uniform translation of the sensor support tow ...


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Ilya Daniel Rosenberg, John Aaron Zarraga, Alexander Meagher Grau, Charles Robert Watson: Systems and methods for manipulating a virtual environment. Sensel, Run8 Patent Group, Peter Miller, January 9, 2018: US09864461 (1 worldwide citation)

One variation of a method for manipulating virtual objects within a virtual environment includes: receiving a touch image from a handheld device, the touch image comprising representations of discrete inputs into a touch sensor integrated into the handheld device; extracting a first force magnitude ...


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Earl W Moore, Paul N Walker: Assembly for removable display and input devices. Hewlett Packard Development Company, HP Patent Department, August 22, 2017: US09740237 (1 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of the present invention disclose a removable input device and assembly thereof. According to one embodiment, the assembly includes a base frame having a cavity for receiving the input device. A movable attachment member is formed on the base frame for facilitating attachment of a displa ...


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Monique Chatterjee, Eric Wahl, Ge Weiguo, William R Wylde, KeLong Zhao: Mouse dongle storage. Microsoft Corporation, Alleman Hall McCoy Russell & Tuttle, April 10, 2012: US08154515 (1 worldwide citation)

A computer mouse for use with a computing device, and a user input device assembly including a computer mouse and a communications dongle, are provided. The computer mouse may include a body having an outer casing, the outer casing having a battery compartment formed therein, and a battery door rele ...


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Roeder William H: Reduced-height terminal display with adaptive keyboard. Lxe, Roeder William H, BRISKI John M, December 1, 2005: WO/2005/114638 (1 worldwide citation)

The present invention is an inexpensive portable computer (100), which uses a standard full-size laptop display, which is enclosed within a rigid housing (105). The housing (105) includes an integrated input device assembly (125), such as a keyboard (125) that is mounted in front of the lower half o ...