Patent Number: 6,298,230

Title: Radio-operated communications terminal with navigation key

Abstract: Radio-operated communications terminal (1) with a navigation key (4) arranged on the keyboard surface thereof. A sensor (5) is positioned for recognizing biometric data (fingerprints) in the region of the keyboard surface such that an optimal operating position is achieved for the user for the purposes of his/her identification. This is achieved in that the sensor (5) is integrated into the actuating surface of the navigation key (4).

Inventors: Schneider-Hufschmidt; Matthias (Munich, DE)

Assignee: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

International Classification: H04M 1/67 (20060101); H04M 1/247 (20060101); H04M 1/66 (20060101); H04B 1/40 (20060101); H04M 001/66 ()

Expiration Date: 10/02/2018