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Anthony P Russo, Mark J Howell: System and method for a miniature user input device. Atrua Technologies, Haverstock & Owens, January 6, 2009: US07474772 (63 worldwide citation)

A system and method of the present invention emulates electronic input devices such as a steering wheel, a mouse, a joystick, a navigation bar, a scroll wheel, and a pressure-sensitive button. The method comprises swiping a finger on a swipe sensor, calculating a difference between a first position ...


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Erik Jonathon Thompson, Charles Walter Bellman, Anthony P Russo, Philip Yiu Kwong Chan, Bjoren Kurt Davis, Gregory Lewis Dean, Richard Alexander Erhart, Jaswinder Jandu, Ty Bao Lien, Frank Schwab: Tiered wakeup strategy. Synaptics Incorporated, Leydig Voit & Mayer, May 30, 2017: US09665762

A biometric authentication apparatus and method is disclosed which may comprise a biometric authentication unit which may comprise: a biometric object sensor comprising sensor elements and a sensor computing device; a wake-on-event logic controller maintaining the sensor computing device in one of a ...


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Ty Bao Lien, Erik Jonathon Thompson: Wakeup strategy using a biometric sensor. Synaptics Incorporated, Leydig Voit & Mayer, November 21, 2017: US09824200

Disclosed is a biometric authentication system. The system comprises a biometric image sensor in an operative position with respect to a mechanical switch on a host electronic device and configured to sense biometric characteristics of a biometric object while the biometric object is operating the m ...


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Wayne Yang, Rohini Krishnapura: Systems for and methods of providing inertial scrolling and navigation using a fingerprint sensor calculating swiping speed and length. Apple, Allen Dyer Doppelt Gilchrist P A Attorneys at Law, October 10, 2017: US09785330

An emulation system receives a swipe along a finger sensor to set a computer display in motion. After the swipe is completed, the display continues along its previous path. Depending on their direction, subsequent swipes can be used to accelerate or decelerate the motion. Gradually, the display dece ...


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Anthony P Russo, Mark J Howell: System and method for a miniature user input device. Haverstock & Owens, January 20, 2005: US20050012714-A1

A system and method of the present invention emulates electronic input devices such as a steering wheel, a mouse, a joystick, a navigation bar, a scroll wheel, and a pressure-sensitive button. The method comprises swiping a finger on a swipe sensor, calculating a difference between a first position ...


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Russo Anthony P, Howell Mark J: System and method for a miniature user input device. Atrua Technologies, HAVERSTOCK Thomas B, January 13, 2005: WO/2005/003900

A system and method of the present invention emulates electronic input devices such as a steering wheel (121), a mouse (122), a joystick (123), a navigation bar (124), a scroll wheel (125), and a pressure-sensitive button (126). The method comprises swiping a Finger on a swipe sensor (101), calculat ...