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Host Defined Side Touch Region

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000249400D
Publication Date: 2017-Feb-23
Document File: 1 page(s) / 12K

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Sushil Anand: INVENTOR [+2]

Abstract

The host of a capacitive sensing processing systemwill define where the side touch regions of the phone are in different use cases in order to eliminate false touches and increase accuracy.

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Host Defined Side Touch Region Sushil Anand

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Host Defined Side Touch Region

1. Inventor(s): Sushil Anand and Kerry chin

2. Synaptics Incorporated, San Jose, CA, USA

3. Short Summary

The host will define where the side touch regions of the phone are in different use cases in order to

eliminate false touches and increase accuracy.

4. General Description

Side touch by design is a very general invention and has many applications. However, because it also

implicates grip, detailing where an actual side touch is more difficult. The signal of the side touches are

generally too weak and are not caught by the standard grip suppression algorithms. Therefore, there are

two options to approaching this issue: 1. Create a new grip suppression algorithm that can track tiny

signals or 2. Restrict the side touch to...