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Electronic Solution for "Beat the Shift" on Membrane or Capacitance Keyboards

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000035289D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-28

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Maddux, TP

Abstract

This invention is a software or electronic hardware modification to help keyboard users with a problem identified as "beat the shift". This modification can be performed on both membrane and capacitance keyboards, since both technologies scan the keyboard to determine which switch position(s) are closed.