Touch sensor contact information

  • US 9,298,310 B2
  • Filed: 09/03/2014
  • Issued: 03/29/2016
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/26/1998
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
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1. A method of selecting input of a computing system including a touch sensing surface, the method comprising:

  • detecting a set of multiple contacts touched down on the surface;

    determining a number of the contacts;

    determining whether the contacts are in motion across the surface;

    determining whether the contacts are decelerating across the surface, based on a change in average speed of the contacts across the surface; and

    selecting an input based on the number of contacts, whether the contacts are in motion across the surface, and whether the contacts are decelerating across the surface.

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