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Wayne Westerman, John G Elias: Method and apparatus for integrating manual input. University of Delaware, Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz, November 27, 2001: US06323846 (2080 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods are disclosed for simultaneously tracking multiple finger and palm contacts as hands approach, touch, and slide across a proximity-sensing, compliant, and flexible multi-touch surface. The surface consists of compressible cushion, dielectric, electrode, and circuitry layers. A ...


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Wayne Westerman, John G Elias: Method and apparatus for integrating manual input. The University of Delaware, Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz, May 3, 2005: US06888536 (519 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods are disclosed for simultaneously tracking multiple finger and palm contacts as hands approach, touch, and slide across a proximity-sensing. compliant, and flexible multi-touch surface. The surface consists of compressible cushion, dielectric, electrode, and circuitry layers. A ...


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Wayne Westerman, John G Elias: Method and apparatus for integrating manual input. Apple, Morrison & Foerster, March 4, 2008: US07339580 (354 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods are disclosed for simultaneously tracking multiple finger and palm contacts as hands approach, touch, and slide across a proximity-sensing, compliant, and flexible multi-touch surface. The surface consists of compressible cushion dielectric, electrode, and circuitry layers. A s ...


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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 CARL, GREER ELIAS JOHN: [fr] Procédé et appareil dintégration dentrée manuelle, [de] Verfahren und Vorrichtung zur Integration einer manuellen Eingabe, [en] Method and apparatus for integrating manual input. Apple, December 1, 2010: EP2256606-A2 (6 worldwide citation)

[en] 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 e ...


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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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Steve Porter Hotelling, Wei Chen, Christoph Horst Krah, John Greer Elias, Wei Hsin Yao, John Z Zhong, Andrew Bert Hodge, Brian Richards Land, Willem Den Boer: Touch screen liquid crystal display. Apple, Morrison & Foerster, February 21, 2017: US09575610 (3 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein are liquid-crystal display (LCD) touch screens that integrate the touch sensing elements with the display circuitry. The integration may take a variety of forms. Touch sensing elements can be completely implemented within the LCD stackup but outside the not between the color filter ...


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Steven P Hotelling, John Greer Elias, Kapil Vinod Sakariya: Simultaneous sensing arrangement. Apple, Morrison & Foerster, January 24, 2017: US09552115 (3 worldwide citation)

Multi-touch touch-sensing devices and methods are described herein. The touch sensing devices can include multiple sense points, each located at a crossing of a drive line and a sense line. In some embodiments, multiple drive lines may be simultaneously or nearly simultaneously stimulated with drive ...


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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 ...