GB2434227B - Computer input device enabling three degrees of freedom and related input and feedback methods - Google Patents

Computer input device enabling three degrees of freedom and related input and feedback methods

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GB2434227B
GB2434227B GB0625848A GB0625848A GB2434227B GB 2434227 B GB2434227 B GB 2434227B GB 0625848 A GB0625848 A GB 0625848A GB 0625848 A GB0625848 A GB 0625848A GB 2434227 B GB2434227 B GB 2434227B
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freedom
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Timothy Poston
Manohar Balagatte Srikanth
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Manohar Balagatte Srikanth
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    • G06F3/00Input arrangements for transferring data to be processed into a form capable of being handled by the computer; Output arrangements for transferring data from processing unit to output unit, e.g. interface arrangements
    • G06F3/01Input arrangements or combined input and output arrangements for interaction between user and computer
    • G06F3/048Interaction techniques based on graphical user interfaces [GUI]
    • G06F3/0481Interaction techniques based on graphical user interfaces [GUI] based on specific properties of the displayed interaction object or a metaphor-based environment, e.g. interaction with desktop elements like windows or icons, or assisted by a cursor's changing behaviour or appearance
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    • G06F3/00Input arrangements for transferring data to be processed into a form capable of being handled by the computer; Output arrangements for transferring data from processing unit to output unit, e.g. interface arrangements
    • G06F3/01Input arrangements or combined input and output arrangements for interaction between user and computer
    • G06F3/03Arrangements for converting the position or the displacement of a member into a coded form
    • G06F3/033Pointing devices displaced or positioned by the user, e.g. mice, trackballs, pens or joysticks; Accessories therefor
    • G06F3/0354Pointing devices displaced or positioned by the user, e.g. mice, trackballs, pens or joysticks; Accessories therefor with detection of 2D relative movements between the device, or an operating part thereof, and a plane or surface, e.g. 2D mice, trackballs, pens or pucks
    • G06F3/03543Mice or pucks
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    • G06F3/00Input arrangements for transferring data to be processed into a form capable of being handled by the computer; Output arrangements for transferring data from processing unit to output unit, e.g. interface arrangements
    • G06F3/01Input arrangements or combined input and output arrangements for interaction between user and computer
    • G06F3/048Interaction techniques based on graphical user interfaces [GUI]
    • G06F3/0484Interaction techniques based on graphical user interfaces [GUI] for the control of specific functions or operations, e.g. selecting or manipulating an object or an image, setting a parameter value or selecting a range
    • G06F3/04845Interaction techniques based on graphical user interfaces [GUI] for the control of specific functions or operations, e.g. selecting or manipulating an object or an image, setting a parameter value or selecting a range for image manipulation, e.g. dragging, rotation
GB0625848A 2005-12-27 2006-12-22 Computer input device enabling three degrees of freedom and related input and feedback methods Expired - Fee Related GB2434227B (en)

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GB2391615A (en) * 2002-04-08 2004-02-11 Agilent Technologies Inc Motion sensor device for sensing rotation
EP1429236A1 (en) * 2001-09-14 2004-06-16 Nemoto Kyorindo Co., Ltd. Input operating device for accepting a plurality of input operations by one operating member
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WO1992008208A1 (en) * 1990-11-01 1992-05-14 Queen Mary & Westfield College Data input device having more than two degrees of freedom
JP2001331274A (en) * 2000-05-23 2001-11-30 Funai Electric Co Ltd Three-dimensional input device
US6618038B1 (en) * 2000-06-02 2003-09-09 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, Lp. Pointing device having rotational sensing mechanisms
US20030058219A1 (en) * 2001-09-14 2003-03-27 Shaw Stephen W. Computer mouse input device with multi-axis palm control
EP1429236A1 (en) * 2001-09-14 2004-06-16 Nemoto Kyorindo Co., Ltd. Input operating device for accepting a plurality of input operations by one operating member
GB2391615A (en) * 2002-04-08 2004-02-11 Agilent Technologies Inc Motion sensor device for sensing rotation
EP1669842A1 (en) * 2004-12-02 2006-06-14 3Dconnexion GmbH Input device with different modes

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