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GlidePoint GlidePoint was the first touchpad technology to be adopted in notebook computers as a system pointing device , that is, performing the same function as a mouse. Before that, system pointing was performed mostly using a small trackball embedded in the notebook computer case, and other mechanical devices. This article has multiple issues. Cookies This website uses cookies to improve your overall experience. Be the first to review this item by clicking here.

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Cirque’s capacitive touch technology provides complete navigation control of any graphical interface, packed in a space saving, low friction, durable touchpad.

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For many years, Gerpheide and O’Callaghan traveled in an attempt to convince makers of notebook computer to agree to use GlidePoint. The Cirque Easy Cat Touchpad makes it easier and more comfortable than ever to control your computer. From these measurements, it can determine if a finger is touching the pad, and if so, the finger’s absolute position horizontally and vertically on cirrque surface.

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Programmable software allows you to go from fast on-screen movements to pixel point control. Smart Cat The Cirque Smart Cat sets cirqud standard of comfort plus performance in touchpad computer control. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. I knew they could be shrunk into an integrated circuit, but we didn’t have money for that either.

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With intelligent software, one touch scroll and zoom, and distinctive sounds for each operation, it combines all the power of a top of the range mouse with the unrivalled comfort and durability of a touchpad.

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Christmas Shop What’s New? It’s easy to detect the right click area of the pad thanks to the subtle change of pad texture and colour. This website uses cookies to improve your overall experience. Be the first to review this item by clicking here. Learn how and when to remove these template messages.

GlidePoint technology senses the presence and absolute position of a finger on the pad’s surface using capacitive techniques. The early prototypes had a suitcase full of electronic circuits. This page was last edited on crque Mayat Computer peripheral companies Electronics companies Electronics companies of the United States.

Before that, system pointing was performed mostly using a small trackball embedded in the notebook computer case, and other mechanical devices.

Glidepoint Touchpads

If you wish, you can change your cookie settings in your browser. GerpheidePhD, and James L. It was even worse because at that time most notebook computers were running DOS, which did not need a pointing device! There are also prior capacitive touch input pads in the patent literature. O’Callaghanto commercialize the GlidePoint technology invented cifque the s by Dr.

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Cirque’s Gldepoint Trackpad Development Kit is Arduino based and uses open sourced code on Github so it’s easy to setup and use for developing projects.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Cirque was founded in by George E. Similar products you may also be interested in Retrieved from ” https: It measures very small capacitance changes, due to a finger’s proximity, among electrodes in a grid buried beneath the insulating surface of the pad. Reviews There are no reviews for this product at the moment. GlideSensor touch arrays may now be designed to glideepoint the form of thin films, flexible surfaces and irregular shapes.

To perform basic mouse gildepoint, simply glide your finger over the smooth surface to point, then tap on the pad or press on the buttons to click.