Intelligent user interface including a touch sensor device

  • US 8,288,952 B2
  • Filed: 07/25/2011
  • Issued: 10/16/2012
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/09/1998
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A method for implementing a user interface of a product, the product comprising a power source, or a connection for a power source and at least one energy consuming load, said method including the step of using an electronic module comprising an electronic circuit including a microchip and a touch sensor forming part of the user interface, said microchip at least partially implementing the touch sensor functions and said method including the step of activating a visible indication in response to an activation signal received from the user interface, wherein the visible indication provides information to a user on at least one item from the following group:

  • a state or condition of the product,location of the user interface,a battery power level indication.

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