US 11,054,924 B2
User input devices, panels for use with a user input device and computer peripheral devices
Sreenath Unnikrishnan, Singapore (SG); Boon Sim Chong, Singapore (SG); Farrukh Raza Rizvi, Singapore (SG); Rafael Raymund Viernes, Singapore (SG); and Pierre Zeloon Lye, Singapore (SG)
Assigned to RAZER (ASIA-PACIFIC) PTE. LTD., Singapore (SG)
Appl. No. 16/640,930
Filed by RAZER (ASIA-PACIFIC) PTE. LTD., Singapore (SG)
PCT Filed Sep. 5, 2017, PCT No. PCT/SG2017/050437
§ 371(c)(1), (2) Date Feb. 21, 2020,
PCT Pub. No. WO2019/050468, PCT Pub. Date Mar. 14, 2019.
Prior Publication US 2020/0209981 A1, Jul. 2, 2020
Int. Cl. G06F 3/038 (2013.01); G06F 3/0354 (2013.01)
CPC G06F 3/038 (2013.01) [G06F 3/03543 (2013.01)] 19 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A user input device comprising:
a chassis comprising a socket configured to releasably receive a panel;
a memory storing a plurality of button maps, wherein each button map of the plurality of button maps defines functions of at least one button of a respective panel of a plurality of panels, each of which being receivable in the socket; and
a processor configured to retrieve from the received panel, an identity code indicative of a quantity and type of the at least one button of the received panel, and further configured to identify a matching button map from the plurality of button maps based on the identity code, wherein the matching button map defines the functions of the at least one button of the received panel.