SYSTEM, DEVICE, AND METHOD FOR EXTENDING A STROKE OF A COMPUTER POINTING DEVICE

  • US 20080189642A1
  • Filed: 02/06/2007
  • Published: 08/07/2008
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/06/2007
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A computer input device, comprising:

  • a sensor configured to sense movement of the device and generate a first signal indicating the sensed movement; and

    an input element configured to generate a second signal when operated;

    wherein;

    the computer input device is adapted for transmitting to a processor at least the first signal for instructing the processor to move a graphical object in a direction corresponding to a direction of the movement indicated by the first signal; and

    in response to the generation of the second signal, one of (a) responsiveness to the first signal by the processor is inhibited, and (b) correspondence of movement of the graphical object to the movement indicated by the first signal is reversed.

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