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1. (WO2017033175) KEY ENTRY DEVICE

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/033175    International Application No.:    PCT/IL2016/050282
Publication Date: Fri Mar 03 00:59:59 CET 2017 International Filing Date: Wed Mar 16 00:59:59 CET 2016
IPC: H01H 13/7065
Applicants: VERIFONE, INC.
YANKO, Igal
Inventors: YANKO, Igal
MIRKAZEMI-MOUD, Mehran
JONES, Donald James
Title: KEY ENTRY DEVICE
Abstract:
A key entry device including a housing, a keypad array disposed within the housing and including a plurality of keys, a key contact array disposed within the housing below the keypad array and including a plurality of contact pairs, a dome array underlying the keypad array and the key contact array and including a plurality of domes, and a protrusion array underlying the dome array and including a plurality of protrusions, whereby depression of one of the plurality of keys of the keypad array causes a corresponding one of the domes of the dome array to be displaced downwardly and to be deformed by pushing engagement with a corresponding one of the protrusions of the protrusion array into contact with at least one of the contact pairs of the key contact array.