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Green Energy-Saving PC Mouse Patent    

Battery power saving achieved via proximity sensor that switches off when hand removed from mouse pointer device.

Overview

Looking and acting like a regular mouse, this low-power consumption design intelligently determines when the mouse is in use and when it is not. When the mouse is not in use, energy in the form of battery power, is conserved.

Primary Application of the Technology

This design is suitable for all PC users utilizing a mouse pointer.

Patent Summary

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

Class 345: Computer Graphics Processing And Selective Visual Display Systems

Processes and apparatus for selective electrical control of two or more light-generating or light-controlling display elements* in accordance with a received or stored image data signal. The image data includes character, graphical information or display attribute data. The image data may include, for example, information data from a peripheral input device, from the reception of a television signal, from the recognition of image data, or from the generation or creation of image data by a computer.

Subclass 156: DISPLAY PERIPHERAL INTERFACE INPUT DEVICE
Subclass 163: Mouse