Computer presentation system and method with optical tracking of wireless pointer

  • US 6,275,214 B1
  • Filed: 07/06/1999
  • Issued: 08/14/2001
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/06/1999
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A method for remotely controlling a computer having an associated screen for displaying output from the computer and having an internal cursor generated by the computer, the method comprising:

  • detecting at least one property of an external cursor and position of the external cursor relative to the output from the computer;

    generating a command to move the internal cursor to a position on the screen corresponding to the position of the external cursor; and

    generating a command for the computer based on the at least one detected property of the external cursor.

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