Money transfer device keyboard terminal
Input device featuring both trackball and mouse capability Patent #: 4562347
ApplicationNo. 07/000728 filed on 01/06/1987
US Classes:341/20, BODILY ACTUATED CODE GENERATOR341/35, With rotary dial345/164, Rotatable ball detector74/471XYControl moves in two planes
ExaminersPrimary: Curtis, Marshall M.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
International ClassG06F 3/033 (20060101)
Foreign Application Priority Data1986-02-22 JP
AbstractAn X-Y direction input device includes a ball, a switchboard carrying push switches, first and second follower rollers rotated by the ball having axes perpendicular to each other, and rotation detecting means which all are enveloped by an outer shell. The push switches are activated by switch activating members exposed on the outer surface of the outer shell. The axes of the first and second follower rollers may be rotated by a desired angle with respect to an orientation of the outer shell.