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The Cleaning Method on Touch Panel Device

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000123858D
Original Publication Date: 1999-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Apr-05
Document File: 3 page(s) / 88K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Saruwatari, K: AUTHOR [+4]

Abstract

Disclosed is a cleaning method for touch panel devices.

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The Cleaning Method on Touch Panel Device

   Disclosed is a cleaning method for touch panel devices.

   The touch panel device senses the contact on the
display.  So when operator clean the display, touch panel device
consider the cleaning as data input.  This invention provides the way
to enable the cleaning display when touch panel device using.

   The method of the realization is required the cleaning
mode to the application program which uses the touch panel device.
Enter this mode , Touch panel doesn't sense the any input from
display for enable to clean up the display.  And after cleaning,
system return the normal mode with some special input from touch
panel device.

   Example-1
  1.  Display the icon of "Cleaning Mode".
  2.  Enter cleaning mode with click the "Cleaning Mode" icon.
  3.  In the cleaning mode, display shows "Return" icon for
      return the normal mode.
  4.  Operator clicks the Return icon with three or four times,
      display will be changed to normal mode from cleaning
      mode.  The reason of requirement of three or four clicking
      icon for return normal mode, is that operator touch the
      "return icon" with few times during cleaning.

   Example-2
  1.  Display the icon of "Cleaning Mode".
  2.  Enter cleaning mode with click the "Cleaning Mode" icon.
  3.  In the cleaning mode, "Return Icon" moves slowly on
      display, Operator cleans the display with attention
      fo...