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Number: 345/184
Name: Computer graphics processing, operator interface processing, and selective visual display systems > Display peripheral interface input device > Mechanical control (e.g., rotatable knob, slider)
Description: Subject matter wherein the operator uses a rotatable knob or interconnected mechanical arms to input data or to control the position of a cursor.










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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
7671851 Reconfigurable tactile controls and displays Mar. 2, 2010
7667148 Method, device, and graphical user interface for dialing with a click wheel Feb. 23, 2010
7656385 Slip resistant and/or non-linear force response pedal peripheral device Feb. 2, 2010
7643017 Servosystem Jan. 5, 2010
7639241 Hand-held electronic device with multiple input mode thumbwheel Dec. 29, 2009
7639240 Method of mounting thumbwheel switch on printed circuit board and handheld electronic device incorporating same Dec. 29, 2009
7633485 Single knob multifunction controller and display unit Dec. 15, 2009
7620431 Methods and apparatus for controlling applications of a mobile device by using a pivoting input switch Nov. 17, 2009
7612305 Rotating-pressing operation type electronic part and electronic device using this rotating-pressing operation type electronic part Nov. 3, 2009
7595792 Measuring apparatus with value editor and corresponding method Sep. 29, 2009
7593006 Input device for moving cursor and scrolling image on screen Sep. 22, 2009
7589717 Systems and methods for user interfaces designed for rotary input devices Sep. 15, 2009
7583254 Input device including power generating device Sep. 1, 2009
7580006 Portable telephone Aug. 25, 2009
7572995 Switch member and power window switch disposed with the switch member Aug. 11, 2009
7573460 Personalised phone structure Aug. 11, 2009
7570254 Haptic feedback controller, method of controlling the same, and method of transmitting messages that uses a haptic feedback controller Aug. 4, 2009
7570247 Modular assembly for a self-indexing computer pointing device Aug. 4, 2009
7567243 System and method for low power haptic feedback Jul. 28, 2009
7561141 Haptic feedback device with button forces Jul. 14, 2009
7551945 Mobile communication terminal Jun. 23, 2009
7545367 Rotary input apparatus Jun. 9, 2009
7535464 Navigation wheel having discrete switches May. 19, 2009
7528330 Device for controlling vehicle electronics May. 5, 2009
7521643 Operating button device Apr. 21, 2009
7516419 Information retrieval device Apr. 7, 2009
7508383 Pen/stylus apparatus and method Mar. 24, 2009
7508373 Form factor and input method for language input Mar. 24, 2009
7504967 Portable electronic device with keyboard Mar. 17, 2009
7499025 Pressing direction sensor and input device using the same Mar. 3, 2009
7495660 Hand-held electronic device with multiple input mode thumbwheel Feb. 24, 2009
7489309 Control knob with multiple degrees of freedom and force feedback Feb. 10, 2009
7489303 Reconfigurable instrument panels Feb. 10, 2009
7477243 Apparatus for controlling the shift of virtual space and method and program for controlling same Jan. 13, 2009
7471280 Tactile device Dec. 30, 2008
7471284 Tactile scroll bar with illuminated document position indicator Dec. 30, 2008
7463239 Input device including a wheel assembly for scrolling an image in multiple directions Dec. 9, 2008
7460104 Laparoscopic simulation interface Dec. 2, 2008
7456828 Joystick device Nov. 25, 2008
7453437 Electronic apparatus Nov. 18, 2008
7453448 User interface and method of adapting a sensor signal to actuate multiple dimensions Nov. 18, 2008
7450106 Handheld electronic device including a variable speed input apparatus and associated method Nov. 11, 2008
7446751 Data input device, data input method, and data input program Nov. 4, 2008
7443382 Scroll wheel carriage Oct. 28, 2008
7436398 Operating device Oct. 14, 2008
7436400 Interface apparatus combining display panel and shaft Oct. 14, 2008
7434171 Performance control apparatus Oct. 7, 2008
7429980 Oscillation and rotation metric controller Sep. 30, 2008
7429978 Portable electronic apparatus Sep. 30, 2008
7429975 Magnetic oscillation metric controller Sep. 30, 2008

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