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A Low Resistance Subminiature Mercury Switch with Delay-On Contact for Resistive Decoding Tablet Stylus

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000041016D
Original Publication Date: 1987-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-02

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Campagna, FJ [+details]

Abstract

A switch design is disclosed for use in a stylus to input data a resistive decoding graphics tablet. A moveable electrode switch that cooperates with a moveable stylus provides the proper tactile feel of a writing instrument, and ensures data transmis- sion only when stylus contact pressure is applied corresponding to the pressure applied to an actual writing instrument.