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Multiple Function Keypad

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000035384D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-28

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Decker, WC [+details]

Abstract

A keypad with a limited number of keys can be given greater capability by reserving one to be a "functional level" key to be depressed and held one or more times while remaining keys enter values or functions.