Resources Contact Us Home
Button input apparatus with display function and portable electronic device having the same

Image Number 4 for United States Patent #7294794.

A button input apparatus with a display function, which generates a switch signal in response to a user's press, and a portable electronic device having the same. The button input apparatus includes: a plurality of lever buttons each having a transparent window in at least a portion thereof, and one fixed edge on one side of the transparent window, so that the buttons are elastically vertically flexible; a switch substrate, which is disposed below the plurality of lever buttons, including openings respectively corresponding to the transparent windows, and generating a switch signal according to a motion of any of the plurality of lever buttons via a plurality of switches disposed to respectively correspond to elastic parts of the lever buttons; and a display panel, which provides an image in an area corresponding to each of the transparent windows, at least a portion of the display panel being disposed below the plurality of lever buttons.

  Recently Added Patents
Charging device and methods of authorizing a charging request
Data storage trophy
Concurrent document markup
Reservoir management linking
Managing related electronic medical records
Evaluation device and evaluation method
  Randomly Featured Patents
Remotely controlled electrically actuated air flow control register
Process for the production of molded polyurethane products
Using plated surface for recording media without polishing
Method for the sealed mounting of a window-lifter mechanism in a vehicle door and door for the application of this method
Color television receiver with means for disabling VIR correction during reproduction of recorded broadcast signals
Hand piece for removing the calluses of the skin
Combined audio and video switchbox
Method and apparatus for delivery of a therapeutic agent with an expandable medical device
Pneumatic ground piercing tool with movable chisel head