Patent Number: 7,770,118

Title: Navigation tool with audible feedback on a handheld communication device having a full alphabetic keyboard

Abstract: System and method that provides audible feedback through a speaker of a handheld electronic device having a full alphabetic keyboard upon actuation of a navigation tool. The audible feedback produced by the speaker is capable of being modified based upon the location, speed, and other characteristics of the movement of a cursor on the display of a handheld electronic device. The sound produced by the speaker can originate from an audio file stored or otherwise available on the handheld electronic device.

Inventors: Lee; Matthew (Belleville, CA), Bocking; Andrew (Waterloo, CA), Mak-Fan; David (Waterloo, CA), Fyke; Steven (Waterloo, CA), Bells; Matthew (Waterloo, CA)

Assignee: Research In Motion Limited

International Classification: G06F 3/16 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/03/12018