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Drawing Pen Mouse

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000113632D
Original Publication Date: 1994-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-27
Document File: 2 page(s) / 30K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Suzuki, H: AUTHOR

Abstract

Disclosed is a drawing pen mouse for personal computer whose shape is like pencil. This pen style mouse has x-y location detection circuit and pressure detection circuit which detect that the pen id pushed down. This can be used as traditional mouse pointer by attaching into ordinal mouse ports of the PC.

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Drawing Pen Mouse

      Disclosed is a drawing pen mouse for personal computer whose
shape is like pencil.  This pen style mouse has x-y location
detection circuit and pressure detection circuit which detect that
the pen id pushed down.  This can be used as traditional mouse
pointer by attaching into ordinal mouse ports of the PC.

      A rubber ball of the pen style mouse tip which is interlocking
to pen pressure detection circuit will function as the traditional
mouse click button when the pen style mouse id pushed down.

      Traditional mouse was not useful to write down the text or the
picture, however this pen style mouse of this invention is very
useful for those operation just like a pencil.

      The Figure shows one of the implementation of the drawing pen
mouse of this invention.  The drawing pen mouse is composed of a
rubber ball, shaft, switch, spring, pen pressure detection circuit
and x-y location detection circuit.