Coordinate input device

Application Number: 00107293
Application Date: 2000.05.09
Publication Number: 1273385
Publication Date: 2000.11.15
Priority Information: 1999/5/10 JP 128698/99
International: G06F3/033
Applicant(s) Name: ALPS Electric Co., Ltd.
Inventor(s) Name: Soeda Kaoru;Oba Hiroki;Kawase Tatsuakira
Patent Agency Code: 11216
Patent Agent: liu jiyang
Abstract A cordinate input device is provided in which z-coordinate of an image object and a command to scroll the image can be inputted, a positive manipulation feeling can be obtained when changing scrolling speed (the amount of scrolling) of an image, and an accurate scrolling adjustment is enabled. The coordinate input device includes a casing, an x, y coordinate information input unit, push-button switches for inputting the x, y coordinate information detected by the x, y coordinate information input unit, and an input manipulation unit for inputting z-coordinate information and image scrolling information in addition to the x, y coordinate information. The input manipulation unit includes a jog/shuttle switch 9 having a jog dial and a shuttle dial coaxially disposed.