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David Otto Whitt III, Matthew David Mickelson, Joel Lawrence Pelley, Amey M Teredesai, Timothy C Shaw, Christopher Strickland Beall, Christopher Harry Stoumbos: Method of manufacturing an input device. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Brandon Roper, Judy Yee, Micky Minhas, June 23, 2015: US09064654 (36 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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Timothy Carlyle Shaw, Jim Tom Belesiu, Paul Henry Dietz, Christopher Harry Stoumbos, Dennis J Mathias: Pressure sensitive key normalization. Microsoft Technology Licensing, December 26, 2017: US09852855 (3 worldwide citation)

Pressure sensitive key techniques are described. In one or more implementations, a device includes at least one pressure sensitive key having a flexible contact layer spaced apart from a sensor substrate by a spacer layer, the flexible contact layer configured to flex responsive to pressure to conta ...


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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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Takenobu Horino: Method of manufacturing input device. Alps Electric, Beyer Law Group, May 23, 2017: US09658503 (1 worldwide citation)

A method of manufacturing an input device includes a step of bonding a translucent first optical adhesive layer to one surface of a first transparent base so that a part of first lead electrodes is exposed to the outside; a step of disposing a FPC so that a predetermined gap is formed between the FP ...


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Takenobu Horino: Input device and method of manufacturing input device. Alps Electric, Beyer Law Group, January 6, 2015: US08928849 (1 worldwide citation)

A method of manufacturing an input device includes a step of bonding a translucent first optical adhesive layer to one surface of a first transparent base so that a part of first lead electrodes is exposed to the outside; a step of disposing a FPC so that a predetermined gap is formed between the FP ...


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Kim Kivelä, Jarkko Vatjus Anttila: Input arrangement. Elektrobit Wireless Communications Oy, Hoffmann & Baron, November 27, 2012: US08319670

The invention provides an input device of an electric apparatus and a method of manufacturing an input device, wherein the input device comprises: a key member for receiving an input from a user, the key member comprising a plurality of circumferentially arranged touch-sensitive sensor segments and ...


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Hideaki Tachikawa: Input device, electronic equipment, and method of manufacturing the input device. Fujitsu, Westerman Hattori Daniels & Adrian, August 14, 2018: US10049833

An input device includes an upper cover including a plurality of key openings and a keyboard including a base plate disposed on a back side of the upper cover, and a plurality of key tops provided in a front side of the base plate and inserted in the respective key openings. A plurality of hooks, ea ...


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Petr Shepelev: Reducing connections from a sensing module. Synaptics Incorporated, Ferguson Braswell Fraser Kubasta PC, January 29, 2019: US10191584

An input device, including: a first glass layer; a plurality of transmitter electrodes disposed on the first glass layer and configured for capacitance sensing; a second glass layer; a plurality of receiver electrodes disposed on the second glass layer and configured for capacitance sensing; and a m ...


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Yi Yun Chang: Input device including fold over sensor substrate. Synaptics Incorporated, Osha Liang, August 1, 2017: US09720553

A sensor substrate for use with an input device of an electronic system includes a plurality of sensor electrodes disposed on the sensor substrate; a first segment for use with a touch pad area of the input device; and a second segment for use with a button area of the input device; wherein the touc ...


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Kim Kivela, Jarkko Vatjus Anttila: Input Arrangement. Elektrobit Wireless Communications Oy, Hoffmann & Baron, December 30, 2010: US20100328107-A2

The invention provides an input device of an electric apparatus and a method of manufacturing an input device, wherein the input device comprises: a key member for receiving an input from a user, the key member comprising a plurality of circumferentially arranged touch-sensitive sensor segments and ...