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Title:
INPUT DEVICE, INPUT METHOD, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2012/101712
Kind Code:
A1
Abstract:
In the present invention, an input control unit (80) is provided with: a keyboard retention unit (60) that retains a plurality of keyboard screens corresponding to a plurality of types of character or symbol sets; a keyboard display unit (82) that reads and then displays at a screen any of the plurality of keyboard screens; an input reception unit (81) that receives the selection of a character or symbol selected by a user from among the plurality of characters or symbols; and a switching control unit (87) that, in response to an instruction input from the user, reads and displays as selection candidates the plurality of keyboard screens from the keyboard retaining unit (60), and switches the candidate being selected from among the plurality of keyboard screens. When the switching control unit (87) receives from the user an instruction input for deciding on the candidate being selected, the keyboard display unit (82) displays at the screen the keyboard screen that had been selected as a candidate, and receives the selection of a character or symbol from the user.

Inventors:
MATSUZAWA TAKESHI (JP)
AMADA TAKASHI (JP)
UCHINO RYOTA (JP)
YAMANAKA YASUHIRO (JP)
Application Number:
PCT/JP2011/006722
Publication Date:
August 02, 2012
Filing Date:
November 30, 2011
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Assignee:
SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT INC (JP)
MATSUZAWA TAKESHI (JP)
AMADA TAKASHI (JP)
UCHINO RYOTA (JP)
YAMANAKA YASUHIRO (JP)
International Classes:
G06F3/048; G06F3/023; H03M11/04
Domestic Patent References:
WO2010089918A12010-08-12
Foreign References:
JPH10124226A1998-05-15
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
MORISHITA, SAKAKI (JP)
Sakaki Morishita (JP)
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