Apple Inc. v. Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. et al

Filing 991

Administrative Motion to File Under Seal Documents Re Apples Opposition To Samsungs Motion To Exclude Opinions Of Certain Of Apple Experts filed by Apple Inc.. (Attachments: #1 Declaration Of Cyndi Wheeler In Support Of Apples Administrative Motion To File Under Seal Documents Re Apples Opposition to Exclude Apple Experts Opinions, #2 [Proposed] Order Granting Apples Administrative Motion To File Under Seal, #3 Apples Opposition To Samsungs Motion To Exclude Opinions Of Certain Of Apples Experts, #4 Declaration Of Mia Mazza In Support Of Apples Opposition To Samsungs Motion To Exclude Opinions Of Certain Of Apples Experts, #5 Exhibit Mazza Decl. Ex. D, #6 Exhibit Mazza Decl. Ex. F, #7 Exhibit Mazza Decl. Ex. G, #8 Exhibit Mazza Decl. Ex. J, #9 Exhibit Mazza Decl. Ex. K, #10 Exhibit Mazza Decl. Ex. L, #11 Exhibit Mazza Decl. Ex. R, #12 Exhibit Mazza Decl. Ex. S, #13 Exhibit Mazza Decl. Ex. T, #14 Exhibit Mazza Decl. Ex. U, #15 Exhibit Mazza Decl. Ex. V, #16 Exhibit Hauser Decl. Ex. B, #17 Exhibit Hauser Decl. Ex. C, #18 Exhibit Hauser Decl. Ex. D, #19 Exhibit Hauser Decl. Ex. E, #20 Exhibit Musika Decl. Ex. S, #21 Exhibit Musika Decl. Ex. T, #22 Exhibit Musika Decl. Ex. U, #23 [Proposed] Order Denying Samsungs Motion To Exclude Opinions Of Apples Experts)(Jacobs, Michael) (Filed on 5/31/2012) Modified on 6/3/2012 attachment #1 Sealed pursuant to General Order No. 62 (dhm, COURT STAFF).

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Exhibit T TO ALL TO WIIOR TII ENE I>It EN ENTS SHALII CO3I E UNITED STATES DEPAR w NT OF COMws ·<CE United States Patent and Trademark Office June 22, 2011 · mm IS TO CER = w THAT ^=EXED HERETO IS A TRUE COPY FROM THE RECORDS OF I nla OFFICE OF: U.S. PATENT: 7,663,607 ISSUE DATE: February 16, 2010 By Authority of the Under Secretary of Commerce for In llectual Property and Director of the United State ate and Trademark orace P. SWA Certifying Officer APLNDC00022435 lillllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllli (12) United States Patent (10) Patent No.: Hotelling et al. (45) Date of Patent: US 7,663,607 B2 Feb. 16, 2010 (54) MULTIPOINT TOUCH- - - N 4,734,685 A 4,746,770 A 3/1988 Watanabe ................... 340/7 0 5/1988 McAvinney .................. 178| 8 (75) 4,771,276 A 4,788,384 A 4,806,846 A 9/1988 Bruere-Dawson et al. ..... 178/ 8 11/1988 Parks ......................... 340/7 2 2/1989 Kerber .................. 324/60 CD 4,898,555 A 4,914,624 A 4,968,877 A 2/1990 Dunthorn ..................... 445/22 4/1990 Sampson et al. 11/ 990 McAvinney et al. ........ 250/221 5,003,519 A 5,017,030 A 5,189,403 A 3/ 5/ 1/ 2/ 5,194,862 A 5,224,861 A 3/ 993 Edwardsal. ................... 434/35 7/ 993 Glass et ...................... 341/20 5,241,308 A 8/ 993 Young ......................... 341/34 Inventors: Steve Hotelling, San Jose, CA (US); Joshua A. Strickon, San Jose, CA (US); Brian Q. Huppi, San F ' CA (US) (73) Assignee: Apple Inc., Cupertino, CA (US) ( * ) Notice: Subject to any disclaimer, the term of this patent is extended or adjusted under 35 U.S.C. 154(b) by 754 days. 5,178,477 A (21) Appl. No.: 10/840,862 (22) Filed: (65) FOREIGN P Prior Publication Data US 2006/0097991 Al May 11, 2006 CA - · DOCUMENTS 1243096 10/1988 ................. 340/180 (Continued) OTHER PUBLICATIONS (2006.01) (52) U.S. Cl. ..................... 345/173; 345/174; 178/18.01 (58) Field of Classification Search ......... 345/173-179; 178/18.01-18.04 See application file for complete search history. (56) Noirjean ...................... 368/73 Crews ........................ 400/485 Garnbaro Franz et al..................... 400/489 ................. 340/711 (Continued) May 6, 2004 (51) Int. Cl. GOdF 3/041 991 991 993 993 References Cited U.S. Appl. No. 10/654,108, filed Sep. 2, 2003. (Continued) Primary Examiner-Richard Hjerpe Assistant Examiner-Kimnhung Nguyen (74) Attorney, Agent, or Firm-Morrison & Foerster LLP U.S. PATENT DOCUMENTS (57) ABS· -= · 3,333,160 A 3,541,541 A 3,662,105 A 7/1967 Gorski 11/1970 Englebart 5/1972 Hurst et al. ................... 178/18 A touch panel having a transparent capacitive sensing 3,798,370 A 4,246,452 A 3/ 974 Hurst .......................... 17W18 1/ 981 Chandler ....................... 200/5 medium configuredto detectmultiple touches ornear touches that occur at the same time and at distinct locations in the 6/ 987 Beckes ...................... 340/365 P 6/1987 Lucas et al. ............... 364/518 resentative of the location of the touches on the plane of the touch panel for each of the multiple touches is disclosed. 4,550,221 A 10/ 985 Mabusth ...................... 178/18 4,692,809 A 4,695,827 A 9/1987 Beining et al. .............. 358/247 9/1987 Beining et al. ........... 34W365 P 4,733,222 A plane of the touch panel and to produce distinct signals rep- 3/1988 Evans ..................... 340/365 C 4,672,364 A 4,672,558 A 11 Claims, 14 Drawing Sheets 100 102 108 110104 110 116 110 110 110 104 112 106 Conv provided by USPTO from the PIRS Image Database on 06/20/2011 APLNDC00022436 Pages Intentionally Omitted US 7,663,607 B2 1 2 MULTIPOINT TOUCHSC-- of all simultaneously -- ng touch points are determined and a single point which falls somewhere between the touch points is reported. In surface wave and infrared tecimologies, it is impossible to discern the exact positionofmultiple touch BACKGROUND OF THE um v tus 11ON 5 points that fall on the same horizontal or vertical lines due to 1. Field of the Invention masking. In either case, faulty results are generated. The present invention relates generally to an electronic device having a touch ---. More particularly, the present These problems are particularly problematic in tablet PCs inventionrelates to a touch screen capable ofsensing multiple where one hand is used to hold the tablet and the other is used points at the same time. to generate touch events. For example, as shown in FIGS. 1A 2. Description of the Related Art 10 and 1B, holding a tablet 2 causes the thumb 3 to overlap the There exist today many styles ofinput devices forperformedge ofthe touch sensitive surface 4 ofthe touch screen 5. As ing operations in a computer system. The operations genershown in FIG. 1A, ifthe touch technology uses averaging, the ally correspond to moving a cursor and/or making selections teclmique used by resistive and capacitive panels, then a on a display screen. By way of example, the input devices single point that falls somewhere between the thumb 3 of the may include buttons or keys, mice, trackballs, touch pads, joy 15 left hand and the index fmger 6 of the right hand would be sticks, touch -- and the like. Touch ---, in particular, reported. As shown in FIG. 1B, if the technology uses proare becoming increasingly popular because of their ease and jection scanning, the technique used by infra red and SAW versatility of operation as well as to their declining price. panels, it is hard to discern the exact vertical position of the Touch screens allow a user to make selections and move a index finger 6 due to the large vertical component of the cursor by simply touching the display screen via a finger or 20 thumb 3. The tablet 2 can only resolve the patches shown in stylus. In general, the touch screen recognizes the touch and gray. In essence, the thumb 3 masks out the vertical position position of the touch on the display screen and the computer of the index fmger 6. system interprets the touch and thereafterperforms an action based on the touch event. Touch screens typically include a touch panel, a controller SI IMM^ Y OF THE no -o -ON 25 and a software driver. The touch panel is a clear panel with a The invention relates, in one embodiment, to a touch panel touch sensitive surface. The touch panel is positioned in front having a transparent capacitive sensing medium configured to of a display screen so that the touch sensitive surface covers detect multiple touches or near touches that occur at the same the viewable area of the display screen. The touch panel time and at distinct locations in the plane of the touch panel registers touch events and sends these signals to the control- 30 and to produce distinct signals representative of the location ler. The controller processes these signals and sends the data of the touches on the plane of the touch panel for each of the to the computer system. The software driver translates the multiple touches. touch events into computer events. The invention relates, in another embodiment, to a display There are several types of touch screen technologies including resistive, capacitive, infrared, surface acoustic 35 arrangement. The display arrangement includes a display having a screen for displaying a graphical user interface. The wave, electromagnetic, near field imaging, etc. Each ofthese display arrangement further includes a transparent touch devices has advantages and disadvantages that are taken into panel allowing the screen to be viewed therethrough and account when designing or configuring a touch screen. In capable of recognizing multiple touch events that occur at resistive technologies, the touch panel is coated with a thin 40 different locations on the touch sensitive surface ofthe touch metallic electrically conductive andresistive layer. When the panel is touched, the layers come into contact thereby closing a switch that registers the position of the touch event. This screen at the same time and to output this information to a host device. The invention relates, in another embodiment, to a cominformation is sent to the controller for further processing. In puter implemented method. The method includes receiving capacitive technologies, the touch panel is coated with a material that stores electrical charge. When the panel is 45 multiple touches on the surface of a transparent touch screen at the same time. The method also includes separately recogtouched, a small amount of charge is drawn to the point of nizing each of the multiple touches. The method further contact. Circuits located at each corner of the panel measure includes reporting touch data based on the recognized multhe charge and send the information to the controller for tiple touches. processmg. The invention relates, in another embodiment, to a comIn surface acoustic wave technologies, ultrasonic waves 50 are sent horizontally and vertically over the touch screen puter system. The computer system includes a processor configured to execute instructions and to carry out operations panel as for example by transducers. When the panel is touched, the acoustic energy of the waves are absorbed. Senassociated with the computer system. The computer also sors located across from the transducers detect this change includes a display device that is operatively coupled to the and send the information to the controller for processing. In 55 processor. The computer system further includes a touch screen that is operatively coupled to the processor. The touch infrared technologies, light beams are sent horizontally and screen is a substantially transparentpanel that is positionedin vertically over the touch panel as for example by light emitting diodes. When the panel is touched, some of the light front of the display. The touch screen is configured to track beams emanating from the light emitting diodes are intermultiple objects, which rest on, tap on or move across the rupted. Light detectors located across from the light emitting 60 touch screen at the same time. The touch screen includes a diodes detect this change and send this information to the capacitive sensing device that is divided irto several indepencontroller for processing. dent and spatially distinct sensing points that are positioned throughout the plane of the touch screen. Each sensing point One problem found in all ofthese technologies is that they is capable of generating a signal at the same time. The touch are only capable of reporting a single point even when multiple objects are placed on the sensing surface. That is, they 65 screen also includes a sensing circuit that acquires data from the sensing device and that supplies the acquired data to the lack the ability to track multiple points of contact simultapr^^^-r neously. In resistive and capacitive technologies, an average Copy provided by USPTO from the PIRS image Database on 06/20/2011 APLNDC00022455 Pages Intentionally Omitted US 7,663,607 B2 17 18 lines as for example ITO to provide the best possible index sensing points 262 (electrode, nodes, etc.), to process the data and to output processed data to a host controller. matching. As should be appreciated, the dummy features will more than likely still produce some gaps, but these gaps are much smaller than the gaps found between the lines (many The sensing circuit 260 includes a multiplexer264 (MUX). The multiplexer 264 is a switch configured to perform time orders of magnitude smaller). These gaps, therefore have 5 Inultiplexing. As shown, the MUX 264 includes a plurality of minimal impact on the visual appearance. While this may be independent input channels 266 for receiving signals from the case, index matching materials may be additionally each of the sensing points 262 at the same time. The MUX applied to the gaps between the dummy features to further 264 stores all of the incoming signals at the same time, but sequentially releases them one at a time through an output improve the visual appearance of the touch screen. The distribution, size, number, dimension, and shape of the dununy 10 channel 268. features may be widely varied. The sensing circuit 260 also includes an analog to digital FIG. 12 is a simplified diagram of a mutual capacitance converter 270 (ADC) operatively coupled to the MUX 264 circuit 220, in accordance with one embodiment of the through the output channel 268. The ADC 270 is configured present invention. The mutual capacitance circuit 220 15 to digitize the incoming analog signals sequentially one at a includes a driving line 222 and a sensing line 224 that are spatially separated thereby forming a capacitive coupling node 226. The driving line 222 is electrically coupled to a time. That is, the ADC 270 converts each of the incoming voltage source 228, and the sensing line 224 is electrically retically infinite number ofvalues. The voltage varies accord- analog signals into outgoing digital signals. The input to the ADC 270 generally corresponds to a voltage having a theo- coupled to a capacitive sensing circuit 230. The driving line 20 ing to the amount ofcapacitive coupling at each ofthe sensing 222 is configured to carry a current to the capacitive coupling points 262. The output to the ADC 270, on the other hand, has node 226, and the sensing line 224 is configured to carry a a defined number of states. The states generally have predictcurrent to the capacitive sensing circuit 230. When no object able exact voltages or currents. is present, the capacitive coupling at the node 226 stays fairly The sensing circuit 260 also includes a digital signal proconstant. When an object 232 such as a finger is placed 25 cessor 272 (DSP) operatively coupled to the ADC 270 p, ,,,,«-te the node 226, the capacitive coupling changes through another channel 274. The DSP 272 is a programthrough the node 226 changes. The object 232 effectively mable computer processing unit that works to clarify or stanshunts some of the field away so that the charge projected dardize the digital signals via high speed mathematical proacross the node 226 is less. The change in capacitive coupling cessing. The DSP 274 is capable of differentiating between changes the current that is carried by the sensing lines 224. 30 human made signals, which have order, and noise, which is The capacitive sensing circuit 230 notes the current change inherently chaotic. In most cases, the DSP performs filtering and the position of the node 226 where the current change and conversion algorithms using the raw data. By way of occurred and reports this information in a raw or in some example, the DSP may filter noise events from the raw data, processed form to a host controller. The capacitive sensing calculate the touch boundaries for each touch that occurs on circuit does this for each node 226 at about the same time (as 35 the touch screen at the same time, and thereafter determine viewed by a user) so as to provide multipoint sensing. the coordinates for each touch event. The coordinates of the touch events may then be reported to a host controller where The sensing line 224 may contain a filter 236 for eliminating parasitic capacitance 237, which may for example be they can be compared to previous coordinates of the touch created by the large surface area of the row and column lines events to determinewhat action to perform in the host device. relative to the other lines and the system enclosure at ground FIG. 15 is a flow diagram 280, in accordance with one potential. Generally speaking, the filter rejects stray capaciembodiment of the present invention. The method generally tance effects so that a clean representation of the charge begins at block 282 where a plurality of sensing points are transferred across the node 226 is outputted (and not anything driven. For example, a voltage is applied to the electrodes in in addition to that). That is, the filter 236 produces an output self capacitance touch screens or through driving lines in that is not dependent on the parasitic capacitance, but rather 45 mutual capacitance touch --. In the later, each driving on the capacitance at the node 226. As a result, a more acculine is driven separately. That is, the driving lines are driven rate output is produced. one at a time therebybuildingup charge on all the intersecting FIG. 13 is a diagram of an inverting amplifier 240, in sensing lines. Following block 282, the process flow proceeds accordance with one embodiment of the present invention. to block 284 where the outputs (voltage) fiom all the sensing The inverting amplifier 240 may generally correspond to the so points are read. This block may include multiplexing and filter 236 shown in FIG. 12. As shown, the inverting amplifier digitizing the outputs. For example, in mutual capacitance includes a non inverting input that is held at a constant voltage touch screens, all the sensing points on one row are multi(in this case ground), an inverting input that is coupled to the plexedand digitizedandthis is repeated until all the rows have node and an output that is coupled to the capacitive sensing been sampled. Following block 284, the process flow procircuit 230. The output is coupled back to the inverting input ss ceeds to block 286 where an image or other form of data through a capacitor. During operation, the input from the node may be disturbed by stray capacitance effects, i.e., para- sitic capacitance. If so, the inverting amplifier is configured to drive the input back to the same voltage that it had been (signal or signals) ofthe touch screen plane at one moment in time can be produced and thereafter analyzed to determine where the objects are touching the touch screen. By way of example, the boundaries for each unique touch can be calcu- previously before the stimulus. As such, the value of the so lated, and thereafter the coordinates thereof can be found. parasitic capacitance doesn't matter. FIG. 14 is a block diagram of a capacitive sensing circuit 260, in accordance with one embodiment of the present Following block 286, the process flow proceeds to block 288 where the current image or signalis compared to a past image or signal in order to determine a change in pressure, location, invention. The capacitive sensing circuit 260 may for direction, speed and acceleration for each object on the plane example correspond to the capacitive sensing circuits 65 of the touch screen. This information can be subsequently used to perform an action as for example moving a pointer or described in the previous figures. The capacitive sensing circursor or making a selection as indicated in block 290. cuit 260 is configured to receive input data from a plurality of Copy provided by USPTO from the PIRS Image Database on 06/20/2011 APLNDC00022463 Pages Intentionally Omitted UNITED STATES P^r a I ^Ni l I u ni »Niv!^œK OFFICE CERTIFICATE OF CORRECTION PATENT NO. APPLICATION NO. DATED INVENTOR(S) : : : : 7,663,607 B2 10/840862 February 16, 2010 Hotelling et al. Page 1 of 1 It is certified that error appears in the above-identified patent and that said Letters Patent is hereby corrected as shown below: On the Title Page: The first or sole Notice should read -- Subject to any disclaimer, the term of this patent is extended or adjusted under 35 U.S.C. 154(b) by 1423 days. Signed and Sealed this Twenty-eighth Day of December, 2010 David J. Kappos Director ofthe United States Patent and TrademarkDjice Copy provided by USPTO from the PIRS Image Database on 06/20/2011 APLNDC00022466

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