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Three-Dimensional Input Device With Several Degrees of Freedom

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000036507D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-29

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Kirkpatrick, ES Lipscomb, JS McLean, JG Pickover, CA Reed, A Segall, ML [+details]

Abstract

Disclosed is an analog input device for a computer, and more specifically a device which allows intuitive and versatile manipulation of three-dimensional graphic objects. The device is compact and provides high-resolution capability. It does not have the troublesome trailing cords (like mice).