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Inventor:
Adan; Manolito E.
Address:
Woodinville, WA
No. of patents:
24
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8004475 Auxiliary display unit for a computer system August 23, 2011
A host computer is provided with a main display unit and an auxiliary display unit. The host computer can free up screen space on the main display screen by routing certain types of display information to the auxiliary display unit for display. Display information can range from noti
7791597 Uniquely identifiable inking instruments September 7, 2010
A method of interacting with a computing device via one or more inking instruments to generate digital ink may include the steps of emitting light from a light emitting device to an inking instrument, receiving first user inputs from the inking instrument, and identifying the inking
7786952 Auxiliary display unit for a computer system August 31, 2010
A host computer is provided with a main display unit and an auxiliary display unit. The host computer can free up screen space on the main display screen by routing certain types of display information to the auxiliary display unit for display. Display information can range from noti
7692639 Uniquely identifiable inking instruments April 6, 2010
A method of interacting with a computing device via one or more inking instruments to generate digital ink may include the steps of emitting light from a light emitting device to an inking instrument, receiving first user inputs from the inking instrument, and identifying the inking
7675922 System and method for providing a universal communications port with computer-telephony interfac March 9, 2010
A computing system is equipped with one or more ports, each of which includes a plurality of coupler lines configured to engage connectors that may be associated with different types of external services and/or devices, including public switched telephone networks, Ethernet networks,
7656389 Input device with forward/backward control February 2, 2010
In a computer system having a display and a keyboard, a computer readable medium includes instructions for invoking a message hook procedure based on a mouse message indicative of a mouse event. Instructions also provide for identifying at least one focus application that has a current
7639235 Input device with forward/backward control December 29, 2009
In a computer system having a display and a keyboard, a computer readable medium includes instructions for invoking a message hook procedure based on a mouse message indicative of a mouse event.Instructions also provide for identifying at least one focus application that has a current
7567549 Computer telephony integration adapter July 28, 2009
A computer telephony interface adapter (CTIA) for interfacing a computing device, a telephone, and a telephone network. The CTIA communicates with the telephone network using a telephone network protocol, such as a PSTN or a PBX protocol. Also, the CTIA communicates with a POTS telephone
7545342 Auxiliary display unit for a computer system June 9, 2009
A host computer is provided with a main display unit and an auxiliary display unit. The host computer can free up screen space on the main display screen by routing certain types of display information to the auxiliary display unit for display. Display information can range from noti
7409209 Telephony remote control August 5, 2008
A user activates switches comprising a keypad of a telephone to produce a dual-tone, multi-frequency (DTMF) signal that controls the characteristics of a wireless control signal that is transmitted to control another device. The DTMF tones produced by the keypad are scanned by a micr
7283121 Input device with forward/backward control October 16, 2007
In a computer system having a display and a keyboard, a computer readable medium includes instructions for invoking a message hook procedure based on a mouse message indicative of a mouse event. Instructions also provide for identifying at least one focus application that has a current
7227511 Method for activating an application in context on a remote input/output device June 5, 2007
A computer system is provided including a host computer such as a PC and one or more remote peripheral devices controlled by the host computer for providing status/notification information, applications, system messages, and the like. Software can track the activities/commands of a user.
7030837 Auxiliary display unit for a computer system April 18, 2006
A host computer is provided with a main display unit and an auxiliary display unit. The host computer can free up screen space on the main display screen by routing certain types of display information to the auxiliary display unit for display. Display information can range from noti
6531692 Optical coupling assembly for image sensing operator input device March 11, 2003
An emitter lens is provided between the radiation source and the work surface to be illuminated. The emitter lens collects radiation and reshapes the illumination pattern to increase intensity and uniformity. The radiation source and emitter lens have associated housings which act to
6480372 Computer with a hidden keyboard November 12, 2002
A computer system has a keyboard storage portion and carrier. The computer system may be a personal computer capable of generating a control signal. A keyboard holding carrier slides in and out of a processing housing. This enables selective positioning of a keyboard within the processin
6373047 Image sensing operator input device April 16, 2002
A computer input device detects images on a surface. The computer input device generates input information indicative of a change event when the device switches from reading one predetermined pattern to reading another predetermined pattern. The present invention can also be directed to
6303924 Image sensing operator input device October 16, 2001
A computer input device detects images on a surface. The computer input device generates input information indicative of a change event when the device switches from reading one predetermined pattern to reading another predetermined pattern. The present invention can also be directed to
6262712 Handle sensor with fade-in July 17, 2001
An apparatus and a method for controlling a feedback force applied by a joystick to a user gripping the control handle of the joystick. In the preferred embodiment, a light path between an infrared light source and a light sensor is interrupted by a user gripping the handle of a joystick
6172354 Operator input device January 9, 2001
An operator input device is configured to provide position information based on relative movement of the surface and the operator input device. The operator input device includes an image detector which is configured to detect an image on the surface and provide an image signal corre
6005551 Offline force effect rendering December 21, 1999
A processor in a haptic joystick renders force effects that are applied to control handle gripped by a user. A plurality of force effects specified by a host computer to the processor are stored in a random access memory (RAM) that is coupled to the processor. Further, a plurality of for
5793356 System and method for the software emulation of a computer joystick August 11, 1998
A digital joystick operates in a digital mode or an analog emulation mode. In the digital mode, the joystick generates digital data indicating the position of a control stick and the status of buttons and transmits the digital data to the computer. The joystick may be coupled to the comp
5754828 System and method for positional control device data source selection May 19, 1998
A technique for emulating a computer game port uses a memory manager software program to detect output instructions from a computer software program to the game port. In response to the detected output instruction, the memory manager diverts program operation to an interrupt routine
5724558 System and method for dynamic data packet configuration March 3, 1998
A digital joystick coupled to a conventional computer game port tests for the presence of electrical circuitry to support two joysticks and dynamically configures the digital data for transmission to button inputs for either one or two joysticks in the game port. The digital joystick
5628686 Apparatus and method for bidirectional data communication in a game port May 13, 1997
A game port interface is disclosed which permits bidirectional communication between a game port and a peripheral device. In one embodiment, the peripheral device is a digital joystick and the game port sends commands to the digital joystick. The game port interface includes one or m










 
 
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