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Computer keyboard with programmable hot keys for medical applications    

Computer keyboard for use with medical software applications, such as radiology, that allows you to program hot keys.


One-button access to commonly used functions. No more "cheat sheets" needed.
Can come pre-programmed for a specific software applications or can be customized by the user.
Saves time and money by making the user more efficient.
Creates uniform platform accros entire departments.

Primary Application of the Technology

Medical software, workstations.

The Problem Solved by the Technology

Make hot keys more intuitive.

Competitive Advantage

Works with a variety of software applications.

The seller may consider selling these patents individually.

Patent Summary

U.S. Patent Classes & Classifications Covered in this listing:

Class 341: Coded Data Generation Or Conversion

1) originating or emitting a coded set of discrete signals or 2) translating one code into another code wherein the information signal content remains the same but the formats may differ. For classification herein, at least one of the codes must be a set of pulses or digits and electrical in nature.


Class 400: Typewriting Machines

This is the generic class for an apparatus wherein a user of the apparatus causes an intelligible character* to be imprinted on a record-medium* by a type-member* that is impressed on the record-medium, said type-member being selected from a plurality of different type-members, and the selected type-members being impressed serially to form a sequence of characters that record intelligible information.

Subclass 486: Key-board arranged according to character location
Subclass 487: Color-coded key-board

Class 715: Data Processing: Presentation Processing Of Document

This class provides for data processing means or steps wherein a) human perceptible elements of electronic information (i.e., text or graphics) are gathered, associated, created, formatted, edited, prepared, or otherwise processed in forming a unified collection of such information storable as a distinct entity, b) a users interaction with a computer system is used to control the presentation of display data; such interaction is interpreted and used by a data processor or computer architecture wherein system level elements of computation or data processing techniques are used prior to use with or in a specific display system, or c) a small program takes over a display screen if there are no keystrokes or mouse movements for a specified duration.

Subclass 710: Input alert

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