Global Patent Index - EP 1073944 A1

EP 1073944 A1 2001-02-07 - INPUT UNIT, METHOD FOR USING THE SAME AND INPUT SYSTEM

Title (en)

INPUT UNIT, METHOD FOR USING THE SAME AND INPUT SYSTEM

Title (de)

EINGABEEINHEIT, VERFAHREN ZUM VERWENDEN DERSELBEN UND EINGABESYSTEM

Title (fr)

UNITE D'ENTREE, PROCEDE D'UTILISATION ASSOCIE ET SYSTEME D'ENTREE

Publication

EP 1073944 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 99925538 A

Priority

  • SE 9900718 W
  • SE 9801535 A
  • SE 9803455 A
  • US 9132398 P
  • US 10578098 P

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9960468A1] An input unit has a mouse function and at least one inputting function. The input unit comprises image-recording means (8) which record images. These images are used for providing both the mouse function and the inputting function. The images are processed in the input unit or in some other unit.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

G06F 3/033; G06K 11/18

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G06F 3/03 (2006.01); G06F 3/0346 (2013.01); G06F 3/0354 (2013.01); G06F 3/038 (2013.01); G06F 3/041 (2006.01); G06K 9/22 (2006.01); G06T 1/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G06F 3/038 (2013.01); G06F 3/0317 (2013.01); G06F 3/0346 (2013.01); G06F 3/03545 (2013.01); G06K 9/222 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9960468A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 9960468 A1 19991125; AU 4179499 A 19991206; AU 758036 B2 20030313; BR 9910083 A 20001226; CA 2331073 A1 19991125; CN 1152296 C 20040602; CN 1303495 A 20010711; EP 1073944 A1 20010207; IL 139104 D0 20011125; JP 2002516428 A 20020604

INPADOC legal status


2006-05-10 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20051102

2001-02-07 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20001113

2001-02-07 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU NL PT SE

2001-02-07 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO

- Free text: AL PAYMENT 20001113;LT PAYMENT 20001113;LV PAYMENT 20001113;MK PAYMENT 20001113;RO PAYMENT 20001113;SI PAYMENT 20001113