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TrackPoint -- In-Keyboard Pointing Device

 

TrackPoint -- In-Keyboard Pointing Device

Nestled between the G, H, and B keys on notebook computers from IBM is the TrackPoint pointing device. Often referred to as "the little red button," TrackPoint is a major selling feature of the IBM ThinkPad line of computers. Although similar devices are now available from other manufacturers, TrackPoint has clearly superior performance due to creative work by IBM Research.

We are continuing to improve TrackPoint through a number of new innovations:

   
 
   
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    Ted Selker
    IBM Research - Almaden
    650 Harry Road
    San Jose, CA 95120-6099
    408-927-1912
    e-mail: selker@almaden.ibm.com
     
 

Last updated: Thursday, 21-Jul-2011 15:25:03 PDT

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