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Touch Screen With Combined Force And Position Sensing

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000037765D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-29

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Christopher, RJ MacInnis, AG Rudisill, CA [+details]

Abstract

Disclosed is a method of sensing pushes or touches independently of measuring position information with a touch screen. The result is greatly improved usability and simplified emulation of "mice" and other input devices.