Ergonomic keyboard with wrist support

  • US 5,826,992 A
  • Filed: 09/09/1996
  • Issued: 10/27/1998
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/19/1992
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. An ergonomic keyboard supportable on an underlying support surface, said keyboard comprising:

  • a housing having a top surface and a bottom surface, a front edge closest to a user and a rear edge;

    said housing including a wrist support on said top surface extending along said front edge;

    a plurality of keys on said top surface, said keys being arranged in multiple parallel rows, at least one row being an unbroken row comprised of a central arcuate portion, a left portion and a right portion, said left and right portions extending from said central arcuate portion in a straight line to the ends of said unbroken row, said arcuate portion being convex to the front edge of the keyboard; and

    at least one support leg attached to and extending from said keyboard housing to said support surface for elevating said wrist support relative to said support surface.

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