DGTS: Integrated Typing and Pointing
Paper i proceeding, 2009

Capacitive sensing is used in many different fields of application. It has been implemented in such devices as mobile phones and remote controls. However, up until now the physical sensing area has remained limited despite the widespread use of larger input devices such as keyboards. We present DGTS, which seamlessly integrates keyboard typing and cursor pointing. This input device offers multi-finger operation for scrolling and other specialized input commands. The objective of this work is to replace computer mice and touchpads by integrating capacitive sensing into a layer within the keyboard thereby reducing the space required for pointing devices. This paper gives the technical background, shows our contribution, and concludes with initial tests.

touchpad

pointing

typing

multi pointer

Capacitive sensing

Författare

Iman Habib

Chalmers, Data- och informationsteknik

Niklas Berggren

Chalmers, Data- och informationsteknik

Erik Rehn

Chalmers, Data- och informationsteknik

Gustav Josefsson

Chalmers, Data- och informationsteknik

Andreas Kunz

Morten Fjeld

Chalmers, Tillämpad informationsteknologi, Interaktionsdesign (Chalmers)

Lecture Notes in Computer Science

0302-9743 (ISSN)

232-235

Ämneskategorier

Elektroteknik och elektronik

DOI

10.1007/978-3-642-03658-3_30

ISBN

978-364203657-6