A keyboard for dynamic display and a system comprising the keyboard

Finn Pedersen (Inventor), Jesper Glückstad (Inventor)

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Abstract

The invention relates to a dynamic display keyboard comprising a plurality of key elements, each key element comprises a transmitting part capable of transmitting at least a part of light incident on the transmitting part; an elastic mat comprising a plurality of elevated elements capable of providing a tactile feedback and providing passage of light through the elevated elements; wherein each key element is fixedly connected to at least one respective elevated element; wherein an elevated element provides the tactile feedback in response to a user action directed against a respective key element fixedly connected to the respective elevated element; wherein the light provided to a transmitting part defines a visual value of the corresponding key element; and wherein the elastic mat is positioned between the display and the plurality of key elements. In this way, the dynamic display keyboard is able to provide a tactile feedback in response to a user action directed towards a key of the keyboard.
Original languageEnglish
Patent numberWO2011121104
Filing date06/10/2011
CountryInternational Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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