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Stuffproof keyboard / Stuffproof keyboard

Stuffproof keyboard

When using a keyboard, heavy objects or some stationery may be carelessly dropped on top of it or household pets may trample onto it. These cause computer damages or the corruption of important data. The sensing and control panel of the “Stuffproof Keyboard” utilizes the optical principles to identify peaks and troughs via light irradiation. This helps to determine whether it is a fingerprint. It requires no matching algorithm since this is only for identifying a fingerprint so that it doesn’t affect the typing speed but still keep the keyboard’s original sense of touch.

University

National Cheng Kung University

Department of Industrial Design, National Cheng Kung University
Tainan City, Taiwan

Yu-Ting Hsiao,
Department of Industrial Design, National Cheng Kung University

Hsu-Chan Hsiao,
Department of Industrial Design, National Cheng Kung University

Tsai-Ping Yuan,
Department of Industrial Design, National Cheng Kung University

Chih-Han Hsu

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