A Multi-Touch Screen incorporating pen tracking

Bernard Doray (Inventor), Paul To (Inventor), Michael Haller (Inventor), Thomas Seifried (Inventor), James Robert Powell (Inventor), Peter Brandl (Inventor), Jakob Franz Leitner (Inventor), Moses Ma (Inventor)

Research output: Patent / Technischer StandardPatent

Abstract

The present invention relates to a multi-touch display system that supports both multi-touch human input as well as input from a digital pen. The display system has a display panel that is configured to allow human touches along a front surface to be detected and tracked. The display panel also includes a location pattern that preferably covers the viewable areas of the display panel. The location pattern is configured to allow any location within the location pattern to be detected by analyzing a portion of the display pattern that is associated with the particular location. The digital pen is used to "write" on the display panel, wherein such a writing function involves detecting the location where writing occurs and controlling display content that is displayed on the display panel to reflect what is being written.
Original languageEnglish
Patent numberWO/2010/004384
Publication statusPublished - 14 Jan 2010

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