Patent Number: 8,717,617

Title: Positioning and printing of a handheld device

Abstract: Embodiments of the present invention provide a handheld device comprising an input/output (I/O) module configured to at least one of print and scan images on a surface adjacent to the handheld device, a position module operatively coupled with the I/O module to determine at least one of a position and a velocity of the handheld device, and a filter coupled to the I/O module to regulate a rate of deposition of a printing substance by the I/O module.

Inventors: Mealy; James (Corvallis, OR), Bledsoe; James D. (Corvallis, OR)

Assignee: Marvell International Ltd.

International Classification: G06K 15/10 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/06/12018