Touch-sensor-controller sensor hub

  • US 9,292,144 B2
  • Filed: 05/21/2014
  • Issued: 03/22/2016
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/12/2012
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A method comprisingby a controller, controlling a touch sensor of a device, the control of the touch sensor comprising:

  • acquisition of touch-sensor signals from the touch sensor;

    pre-processing of the touch-sensor signals; and

    processing of the touch-sensor signals to determine;

    whether a touch or proximity input has occurred with respect to the touch sensor;

    if the touch or proximity input has occurred with respect to the touch sensor, a location of the touch or proximity input; and

    by the controller, controlling one or more other sensors of the device, the control of the other sensors occurring at least in part concurrently with the acquisition of the touch-sensor signals from the touch sensor or the pre-processing of the touch-sensor signals.

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