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David M. Lane patents

Recent patents with David M. Lane listed as an inventor - additional entries may be under other spellings.


David M. Lane - Related organizations: Microsoft Corporation patents

02/20/14 - 20140049471 - Adjustment of an optical tracking device
Architecture for managing clutch height in an optical navigational device such as a computer mouse. In one embodiment for a mouse, a feature can be molded into the bottom case that limits the clutch height by occluding the reflected light to the image sensor when the device is lifted from...
Inventors: Marshall T. Depue, David M. Lane, Steve E. Klein, Brian L. Hastings, David D. Bohn (Microsoft Corporation)

12/26/13 - 20130346636 - Interchangeable surface input device mapping
An input device with an interchangeable surface is described. In one or more implementations, an input device base includes a connection portion configured to provide a physical and communicative coupling to a computing device and a plurality of sensors configured to initiate respective inputs responsive to contact from a user....
Inventors: Steven Nabil Bathiche, Panos C. Panay, Ralf Groene, Hua Wang, Timothy C. Shaw, David M. Lane, Young Soo Kim

12/26/13 - 20130342465 - Interchangeable surface translation and force concentration
An input device with an interchangeable surface is described. In one or more implementations, an input device base includes a connection portion configured to provide a physical and communicative coupling to a computing device and a plurality of sensors configured to initiate respective inputs responsive to contact from a user....
Inventors: Steven Nabil Bathiche, Panos C. Panay, Ralf Groene, Hua Wang, Timothy C. Shaw, David M. Lane, Young Soo Kim

12/26/13 - 20130342464 - Input device with interchangeable surface
An input device with an interchangeable surface is described. In one or more implementations, an input device base includes a connection portion configured to provide a physical and communicative coupling to a computing device and a plurality of sensors configured to initiate respective inputs responsive to contact from a user....
Inventors: Steven Nabil Bathiche, Panos C. Panay, Ralf Groene, Hua Wang, Timothy C. Shaw, David M. Lane, Young Soo Kim

12/19/13 - 20130335330 - Media processing input device
Media processing input devices are described. In one or more implementations, an input device includes a connection portion having at least one communication contact configured to form a communicative coupling with a computing device and a magnetic coupling device to form a removable magnetic attachment to the computing device to...
Inventors: David M. Lane, Young Soo Kim, Timothy C. Shaw (Microsoft Corporation)

09/26/13 - 20130252057 - Slidable battery door assembly
A slidable battery door assembly is described. In implementations, the slidable battery door assembly (hereinafter “door assembly”) includes a door that is slidable to control access to a battery compartment for a device. Also included is a battery contact inside the battery compartment that is coupled to the door. When...
Inventors: Kelong Zhao, Xianming Huang, Curtis Douglas Aumiller, Zhiwei Zhang, Minggang Ma, Luke M. Murphy, Peter W. Bristol, Jared I. Drinkwater, David M. Lane, Summer L. Schneider (Microsoft Corporation)

09/05/13 - 20130229356 - Fabric enclosure backlighting
Fabric enclosure backlighting techniques are described. In one or more implementations, one or more translucent portions are formed within a plurality of layers of a fabric enclosure assembly. In one approach, regions within one or multiple layers are laser etched to form the translucent portions within the fabric enclosure assembly....
Inventors: Rahul Marwah, Timothy C. Shaw, David M. Lane, David Otto Whitt, Iii, Young Soo Kim, James Alec Ishihara, Neil Emerton, Sheila A. Longo (Microsoft Corporation)

03/11/10 - 20100060488 - Clutch-height adjustment in an optical tracking device
Architecture for managing clutch height in an optical navigational device such as a computer mouse. In one embodiment for a mouse, a feature can be molded into the bottom case that limits the clutch height by occluding the reflected light to the image sensor when the device is lifted from...
Inventors: Marshall T. Depue, David M. Lane, Steve E. Klein, Brian L. Hastings, David D. Bohn (Microsoft Corporation)

10/15/09 - 20090257912 - Self-sterilizing input device
A system and method for sterilizing a surface on an input device is disclosed. A chamber is configured to enclose an input device such as a keyboard and is configured to be switched between an open and a closed state. A drive unit may be provided to switch the chamber...
Inventors: David M. Lane, Abid Saifee (Microsoft Corporation)

02/19/09 - 20090046062 - Pointing device with customization options
A pointing device that can interface with a graphical user interface of a computer or other electronic device. The pointing device includes a body having an upper portion and an underside. Also included is a tracking assembly having at least one sensor to detect movement and output a control signal...
Inventors: Babak Sayyadi, Amandu Wu, Gil Manalo, Kevin Flick, Sarah J. Fuelling, Michael Becker, Santosh Shetty, David M. Lane (Microsoft Corporation)



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