Patent Number: 7,102,614

Title: Manual input apparatus for a handheld device

Abstract: The present invention relates to a manually operable input apparatus (202) for a portable electronic processing device (102), such as a mobile phone or hand-held processor. The apparatus defines a plurality of regions (303, 304) each representing a respective data item and comprises a plurality of sheets configured to produce a response to a mechanical interaction. Furthermore, the sheets are configured to be wrapped around the device to provide a protective cover.

Inventors: Sandbach; David Lee (London, GB), Walkington; Stuart Mark (St. Albans, GB), Chapman; Christopher (Watlington, GB)

Assignee: Eleksen Limited

International Classification: G09G 5/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 9/05/02018